Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 31 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 95 55 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 8.65% 6.26% 3.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.13% 42.31% 38.94%
Number of salaries quoted 89 46 41
Cardiff median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% +46.55%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £52,500 £68,750
South Wales median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% -3.61% +43.10%

Microsoft Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 231 130 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 21.04% 14.81% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 210 117 96
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,450 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £56,750 £62,500
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Cardiff.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 56 (58.95%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (43.16%) SQL
3 32 (33.68%) C#
3 32 (33.68%) .NET
4 31 (32.63%) DevOps
5 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
6 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
7 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.11%) PowerShell
8 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
8 21 (22.11%) XML
8 21 (22.11%) Linux
8 21 (22.11%) Python
9 20 (21.05%) JSON
10 19 (20.00%) Web Services
11 18 (18.95%) HTML
12 17 (17.89%) CSS
12 17 (17.89%) Office 365
13 16 (16.84%) Windows
13 16 (16.84%) VMware
13 16 (16.84%) jQuery
14 15 (15.79%) Ansible
15 14 (14.74%) Docker
15 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
15 14 (14.74%) Degree
15 14 (14.74%) Google
16 12 (12.63%) Java
16 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
16 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (12.63%) REST

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.58%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.26%) IIS
3 4 (4.21%) Apache Pig
3 4 (4.21%) Apache Spark
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.16%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.16%) SAS
5 2 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.05%) Anypoint
6 1 (1.05%) Confluence
6 1 (1.05%) Jetty
6 1 (1.05%) NServiceBus
6 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (58.95%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (17.89%) Office 365
3 10 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (8.42%) PaaS
5 7 (7.37%) GitHub
6 6 (6.32%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (6.32%) IaaS
6 6 (6.32%) Stackdriver
7 5 (5.26%) SaaS
8 3 (3.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (2.11%) Slack
9 2 (2.11%) Trello
10 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) DHCP
1 10 (10.53%) DNS
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
2 8 (8.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.32%) Wireshark
4 5 (5.26%) LAN
4 5 (5.26%) WAN
5 4 (4.21%) VoIP
6 3 (3.16%) HTTP
6 3 (3.16%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.16%) SSL
7 2 (2.11%) Skype
7 2 (2.11%) SMS
8 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (22.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.58%) MySQL
3 10 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.42%) Power BI
4 8 (8.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (4.21%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (4.21%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.21%) Big Data
7 4 (4.21%) Hadoop
7 4 (4.21%) MariaDB
7 4 (4.21%) Presto
8 3 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.16%) DB2
8 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 3 (3.16%) PowerPivot
8 3 (3.16%) QlikView
8 3 (3.16%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.32%) CF BOSH
4 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.21%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (4.21%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.16%) GitLab
6 3 (3.16%) Selenium
6 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.11%) CircleCI
7 2 (2.11%) JIRA
7 2 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.05%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.05%) JMeter
8 1 (1.05%) Maven
8 1 (1.05%) RSpec
8 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 11 (11.58%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Automotive
2 5 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (2.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Games
3 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.63%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (8.42%) Architect
7 7 (7.37%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.32%) C# Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 5 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
9 5 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 4 (4.21%) .NET Web Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.21%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (33.68%) .NET
2 21 (22.11%) XML
3 20 (21.05%) JSON
4 19 (20.00%) Web Services
5 18 (18.95%) HTML
6 17 (17.89%) CSS
7 16 (16.84%) jQuery
8 12 (12.63%) REST
9 11 (11.58%) ASP.NET
9 11 (11.58%) SOAP
10 8 (8.42%) AngularJS
10 8 (8.42%) RESTful
11 7 (7.37%) CSS3
12 6 (6.32%) React
13 5 (5.26%) .NET Framework
13 5 (5.26%) DOM
13 5 (5.26%) Sass
13 5 (5.26%) Spring
13 5 (5.26%) Spring Boot
14 4 (4.21%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Cloud Native
2 5 (5.26%) User Experience
3 4 (4.21%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) PKI
4 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.16%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.11%) Fintech
5 2 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.05%) iPhone
6 1 (1.05%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.11%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Windows
3 14 (14.74%) Windows Server
4 10 (10.53%) CentOS
5 9 (9.47%) Ubuntu
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.26%) Unix
9 2 (2.11%) Android
9 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) DevOps
2 26 (27.37%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (11.58%) MVC
4 10 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (9.47%) Analytics
5 9 (9.47%) TDD
6 8 (8.42%) ITIL
6 8 (8.42%) SDLC
6 8 (8.42%) Software Engineering
7 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
7 7 (7.37%) CRM
7 7 (7.37%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (6.32%) Microservices
8 6 (6.32%) Scrum
8 6 (6.32%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.26%) Release Management
9 5 (5.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (43.16%) SQL
2 32 (33.68%) C#
3 28 (29.47%) JavaScript
4 21 (22.11%) PowerShell
4 21 (22.11%) Python
5 12 (12.63%) Java
6 9 (9.47%) Bash Shell
7 7 (7.37%) Ruby
8 6 (6.32%) C
8 6 (6.32%) Groovy
9 3 (3.16%) C++
9 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (3.16%) Java 8
9 3 (3.16%) VBA
10 2 (2.11%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.11%) XPath
11 1 (1.05%) Go
11 1 (1.05%) R
11 1 (1.05%) Scala
11 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (14.74%) Degree
2 5 (5.26%) MCSA
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.11%) GDPR
1 2 (2.11%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.74%) Docker
2 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.26%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.16%) XenApp
7 2 (2.11%) vSphere
8 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (15.79%) Ansible
2 7 (7.37%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.37%) Puppet
3 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 5 (5.26%) Terraform
4 4 (4.21%) Nagios
4 4 (4.21%) SCOM
4 4 (4.21%) SCOrch
4 4 (4.21%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.11%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.05%) Graphite
6 1 (1.05%) Salt
6 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.05%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (30.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) VMware
3 14 (14.74%) Google
4 9 (9.47%) Red Hat
5 7 (7.37%) Splunk
6 6 (6.32%) Oracle
7 4 (4.21%) HP
8 3 (3.16%) Apple
8 3 (3.16%) Avaya
8 3 (3.16%) Citrix
8 3 (3.16%) Dell
8 3 (3.16%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (3.16%) EqualLogic
8 3 (3.16%) Freshdesk
8 3 (3.16%) Nexenta
8 3 (3.16%) Tableau
9 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.11%) Teradata
10 1 (1.05%) Mitel
10 1 (1.05%) New Relic