Azure Jobs in the Midlands

Microsoft Azure
England > Midlands

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,977 1,769 2,228
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.58% 19.95% 19.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.94% 53.64% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,625 1,090 1,683
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,200 £35,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.27% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £59,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -9.23% +4.00% +8.70%

All Cloud Skills
Midlands

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,040 3,298 4,206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 31.84% 37.19% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,282 2,071 3,072
10th Percentile £26,000 £29,750 £28,321
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £38,637
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +4.17%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the Midlands

Azure
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Azure in the Midlands

Azure
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure in the Midlands

Azure
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 May 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
West Midlands +1 1,176 £55,000 - 266
East Midlands +2 796 £48,500 -7.62% 167
Azure
England

Azure
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the Midlands by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 191 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 131 (6.63%) Microsoft Exchange
3 77 (3.89%) IIS
4 30 (1.52%) GeoServer
5 28 (1.42%) ArcGIS
6 15 (0.76%) Apache
7 11 (0.56%) Confluence
8 10 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.30%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.20%) CMS
10 4 (0.20%) NServiceBus
10 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
11 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.15%) nginx
12 2 (0.10%) Liferay
12 2 (0.10%) Magnolia
12 2 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.10%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 95 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.15%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) CATIA
6 2 (0.10%) NASTRAN
6 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.10%) Trello
7 1 (0.051%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 33 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.25%) Salesforce CRM
4 4 (0.20%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 2 (0.10%) Shopify
5 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.051%) Magento
6 1 (0.051%) Maximo
6 1 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.051%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 484 (24.48%) Microsoft 365
2 468 (23.67%) AWS
3 256 (12.95%) Azure DevOps
4 240 (12.14%) Entra ID
5 231 (11.68%) Power Platform
6 126 (6.37%) GCP
7 114 (5.77%) SaaS
8 73 (3.69%) Azure Data Factory
8 73 (3.69%) Dynamics 365
9 71 (3.59%) IBM Cloud
10 70 (3.54%) PaaS
11 64 (3.24%) IaaS
12 51 (2.58%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 51 (2.58%) PowerApps
13 46 (2.33%) GitHub
14 39 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
14 39 (1.97%) Serverless
15 37 (1.87%) Snowflake
16 36 (1.82%) OneDrive
17 29 (1.47%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 277 (14.01%) Firewall
2 179 (9.05%) DNS
3 133 (6.73%) DHCP
4 119 (6.02%) WAN
5 92 (4.65%) TCP/IP
6 89 (4.50%) SAN
7 88 (4.45%) VPN
8 72 (3.64%) LAN
9 62 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
10 61 (3.09%) VLAN
11 47 (2.38%) SD-WAN
12 45 (2.28%) Wireless
13 39 (1.97%) Network Security
14 31 (1.57%) Internet
15 21 (1.06%) MPLS
16 18 (0.91%) PBX
16 18 (0.91%) WLAN
17 15 (0.76%) Broadband
17 15 (0.76%) SSL
18 14 (0.71%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 186 (9.41%) Power BI
3 157 (7.94%) Data Warehouse
4 132 (6.68%) PostgreSQL
5 119 (6.02%) NoSQL
6 111 (5.61%) MongoDB
7 94 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 76 (3.84%) DB2
9 61 (3.09%) Data Lake
10 47 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 45 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
11 45 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 44 (2.23%) Relational Database
13 40 (2.02%) Tableau
14 35 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
14 35 (1.77%) BigQuery
15 34 (1.72%) Looker
16 30 (1.52%) GIS
17 29 (1.47%) MySQL
18 28 (1.42%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 114 (5.77%) Git
2 37 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 30 (1.52%) JIRA
4 29 (1.47%) GitLab
5 24 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.86%) Postman
7 12 (0.61%) SonarQube
8 11 (0.56%) Jasmine
8 11 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 11 (0.56%) Karma Test Runner
9 10 (0.51%) MSTest
10 9 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (0.46%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.40%) Bitbucket
11 8 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.35%) NUnit
13 6 (0.30%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.30%) JMeter
13 6 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 6 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 429 (21.70%) Social Skills
2 186 (9.41%) Finance
3 136 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (6.32%) Public Sector
5 103 (5.21%) Retail
6 98 (4.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 80 (4.05%) Law
8 73 (3.69%) Manufacturing
9 51 (2.58%) Telecoms
10 32 (1.62%) Organisational Skills
11 28 (1.42%) Marketing
12 27 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
13 23 (1.16%) Legal
14 20 (1.01%) Advertising
15 19 (0.96%) Documentation Skills
16 18 (0.91%) Automotive
17 14 (0.71%) Local Government
18 12 (0.61%) Banking
19 10 (0.51%) Digital Healthcare
19 10 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 449 (22.71%) Developer
2 302 (15.28%) Senior
3 196 (9.91%) .NET Developer
4 163 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 152 (7.69%) Architect
6 144 (7.28%) Azure Engineer
7 137 (6.93%) Support Engineer
8 133 (6.73%) IT Engineer
9 122 (6.17%) IT Support
10 114 (5.77%) Analyst
10 114 (5.77%) Software Engineer
11 97 (4.91%) Lead
12 79 (4.00%) Senior Developer
13 78 (3.95%) Data Engineer
13 78 (3.95%) Full Stack Engineer
14 71 (3.59%) Administrator
14 71 (3.59%) C# Developer
15 68 (3.44%) Network Engineer
16 66 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
17 65 (3.29%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 535 (27.06%) .NET
2 252 (12.75%) AngularJS
3 249 (12.59%) ASP.NET
4 248 (12.54%) React
5 218 (11.03%) .NET Core
6 216 (10.93%) HTML
7 193 (9.76%) CSS
8 157 (7.94%) REST
9 151 (7.64%) Vue
10 127 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 125 (6.32%) .NET Framework
12 118 (5.97%) RESTful
12 118 (5.97%) Web Services
13 108 (5.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 105 (5.31%) Entity Framework
15 95 (4.81%) jQuery
16 88 (4.45%) ASP.NET Core
17 85 (4.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 71 (3.59%) Backbone.js
18 71 (3.59%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 102 (5.16%) Data Structures
2 93 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 87 (4.40%) Algorithms
4 75 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (3.59%) Blockchain
5 71 (3.59%) e-Learning
6 69 (3.49%) Data Centre
7 66 (3.34%) Public Cloud
8 65 (3.29%) Management Information System
9 59 (2.98%) Cloud Native
10 55 (2.78%) Clustering
10 55 (2.78%) Product Ownership
11 43 (2.18%) Driving Licence
11 43 (2.18%) Replication
12 35 (1.77%) Greenfield Project
13 33 (1.67%) Onboarding
14 30 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
15 27 (1.37%) Private Cloud
16 26 (1.32%) IoT
17 25 (1.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 514 (26.00%) Windows
2 253 (12.80%) Windows Server
3 185 (9.36%) Linux
4 94 (4.75%) Android
5 89 (4.50%) Apple iOS
6 69 (3.49%) Windows 10
7 56 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
9 44 (2.23%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (1.06%) VMS
11 18 (0.91%) Ubuntu
12 15 (0.76%) Unix
13 12 (0.61%) Debian
13 12 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.51%) CentOS
15 9 (0.46%) SUSE
16 8 (0.40%) Solaris
17 7 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
18 6 (0.30%) Mac OS X
19 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (30.80%) Agile
2 499 (25.24%) DevOps
3 317 (16.03%) Problem-Solving
4 283 (14.31%) Full Stack Development
5 236 (11.94%) MVC
6 228 (11.53%) Mentoring
7 220 (11.13%) CI/CD
8 204 (10.32%) Software Engineering
9 196 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
10 188 (9.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 159 (8.04%) ETL
12 158 (7.99%) Cybersecurity
12 158 (7.99%) Microservices
12 158 (7.99%) Scrum
13 148 (7.49%) Artificial Intelligence
14 131 (6.63%) Data Modelling
15 130 (6.58%) Web Development
16 128 (6.47%) ITIL
16 128 (6.47%) Migration
17 122 (6.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 561 (28.38%) SQL
2 555 (28.07%) C#
3 402 (20.33%) JavaScript
4 166 (8.40%) Python
5 155 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 134 (6.78%) TypeScript
7 109 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 55 (2.78%) Java
9 34 (1.72%) Bash
10 25 (1.26%) Bicep
11 24 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 23 (1.16%) VB
13 19 (0.96%) C++
14 15 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions
15 14 (0.71%) C
16 13 (0.66%) XAML
17 11 (0.56%) VB6
18 10 (0.51%) Go
19 6 (0.30%) Ruby
20 4 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 195 (9.86%) Degree
2 151 (7.64%) Security Cleared
3 117 (5.92%) SC Cleared
4 103 (5.21%) Azure Certification
5 88 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 61 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
7 53 (2.68%) CCNA
8 48 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 36 (1.82%) AWS Certification
10 31 (1.57%) CCNP
11 25 (1.26%) MCSE
12 18 (0.91%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (0.86%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
14 16 (0.81%) DBS Check
15 15 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
16 14 (0.71%) A+ Certification
16 14 (0.71%) Master's Degree
17 12 (0.61%) ISTQB
18 10 (0.51%) DV Cleared
18 10 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (5.72%) QA
2 55 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 47 (2.38%) GDPR
4 30 (1.52%) Accessibility
4 30 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
5 26 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (1.21%) SLA
7 13 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.56%) NCSC
9 9 (0.46%) NIST
10 8 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 8 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (0.35%) PMO
12 6 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.15%) GRC
13 3 (0.15%) PCI DSS
14 1 (0.051%) COBIT
14 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.051%) SOC 2
14 1 (0.051%) Solvency II
System Software
1 376 (19.02%) Active Directory
2 194 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (8.80%) Hyper-V
4 114 (5.77%) Docker
5 38 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
5 38 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (0.81%) VMware NSX
7 16 (0.81%) vSphere
8 14 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.40%) pfSense
10 5 (0.25%) Firmware
10 5 (0.25%) NFS
10 5 (0.25%) XenApp
10 5 (0.25%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.20%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.20%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 172 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 122 (6.17%) Terraform
3 89 (4.50%) Kubernetes
4 53 (2.68%) SCCM
5 35 (1.77%) Ansible
6 18 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
10 9 (0.46%) vCenter Server
11 7 (0.35%) SCOM
11 7 (0.35%) WSUS
12 6 (0.30%) Grafana
12 6 (0.30%) SmoothWall
13 5 (0.25%) Autotask
13 5 (0.25%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.20%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 4 (0.20%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.20%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.20%) vMotion
Vendors
1 871 (44.06%) Microsoft
2 275 (13.91%) VMware
3 122 (6.17%) Cisco
4 106 (5.36%) Veeam
5 77 (3.89%) IBM
6 73 (3.69%) Red Hat
7 72 (3.64%) Databricks
8 65 (3.29%) Google
9 58 (2.93%) Citrix
10 42 (2.12%) Meraki
11 40 (2.02%) HP
12 32 (1.62%) Sophos
13 31 (1.57%) Aruba
14 30 (1.52%) Dell
15 28 (1.42%) ESRI
15 28 (1.42%) Oracle
16 25 (1.26%) Fortinet
17 22 (1.11%) CheckPoint
18 21 (1.06%) Facebook
19 20 (1.01%) Acronis