Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 20 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 +40 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,593 1,395 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.08% 9.36% 4.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.59% 46.97% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 1,142 585
Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £30,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,815 2,970 1,825
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 23.12% 19.93% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 2,390 1,485
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.98%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,275 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the Midlands over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the Midlands

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +14 1,136 £51,250 +2.50% 119
East Midlands +2 453 £45,000 -5.26% 78
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 834 (52.35%) Microsoft
2 705 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
3 591 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
4 517 (32.45%) SQL
5 464 (29.13%) Windows
6 460 (28.88%) .NET
6 460 (28.88%) C#
7 427 (26.80%) Office 365
8 379 (23.79%) Active Directory
9 366 (22.98%) DevOps
10 363 (22.79%) SQL Server
11 322 (20.21%) VMware
12 289 (18.14%) JavaScript
13 259 (16.26%) Web Services
14 236 (14.81%) ASP.NET
14 236 (14.81%) Windows Server
15 218 (13.68%) Hyper-V
16 216 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
17 211 (13.25%) MVC
18 209 (13.12%) Docker
19 204 (12.81%) Linux
20 202 (12.68%) Java
20 202 (12.68%) Presales
21 199 (12.49%) HTML
22 198 (12.43%) ITIL
23 196 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
24 189 (11.86%) Degree
25 188 (11.80%) Project Management
26 180 (11.30%) PowerShell
27 176 (11.05%) Finance

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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
1 130 (8.16%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.89%) MS Exchange
3 55 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 38 (2.39%) CMS
5 37 (2.32%) SAS
6 27 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 27 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.44%) IIS
8 18 (1.13%) Apache
9 17 (1.07%) Confluence
9 17 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 16 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.69%) JBoss
12 11 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 11 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 10 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.50%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.50%) Umbraco
15 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 92 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.19%) ArchiCAD
5 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.19%) MicroStation
5 3 (0.19%) Revit
6 2 (0.13%) HipChat
7 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.31%) SAP APO
4 5 (0.31%) SAP MM
4 5 (0.31%) SAP VC
5 4 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Workfront
8 1 (0.063%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
8 1 (0.063%) Magento
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 705 (44.26%) Amazon AWS
2 427 (26.80%) Office 365
3 168 (10.55%) PaaS
4 153 (9.60%) SaaS
5 145 (9.10%) IaaS
6 126 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 103 (6.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 76 (4.77%) Serverless
9 59 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
10 37 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (2.32%) Amazon S3
11 32 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
12 30 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
12 30 (1.88%) GitHub
13 25 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 19 (1.19%) Azure Functions
15 18 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
16 17 (1.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 16 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.94%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 129 (8.10%) DNS
2 121 (7.60%) Firewall
3 96 (6.03%) DHCP
4 62 (3.89%) Network Security
4 62 (3.89%) SAN
5 58 (3.64%) Skype
6 54 (3.39%) WAN
7 42 (2.64%) Unified Communications
8 34 (2.13%) VPN
9 33 (2.07%) TCP/IP
10 32 (2.01%) Wireless
11 29 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (1.82%) LAN
12 27 (1.69%) VLAN
13 26 (1.63%) VoIP
14 18 (1.13%) HTTP
14 18 (1.13%) NAS
15 17 (1.07%) Internet
15 17 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 363 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 88 (5.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 88 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 83 (5.21%) Power BI
5 78 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
6 77 (4.83%) Relational Database
7 64 (4.02%) Hadoop
8 59 (3.70%) Big Data
9 56 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
11 38 (2.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 37 (2.32%) Amazon Redshift
13 35 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
14 31 (1.95%) OLAP
15 28 (1.76%) MySQL
16 27 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 26 (1.63%) Pentaho
18 25 (1.57%) QlikView
18 25 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 158 (9.92%) Visual Studio
2 157 (9.86%) Jenkins
3 145 (9.10%) Git (software)
4 81 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (3.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 59 (3.70%) Maven
7 48 (3.01%) JIRA
8 44 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (2.45%) Bitbucket
10 27 (1.69%) Selenium
11 26 (1.63%) Sonatype Nexus
12 25 (1.57%) TeamCity
13 22 (1.38%) Artifactory
14 18 (1.13%) Subversion
15 17 (1.07%) Visual Studio Code
16 15 (0.94%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.94%) Gradle
16 15 (0.94%) JMeter
17 13 (0.82%) GitLab
17 13 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 176 (11.05%) Finance
2 78 (4.90%) Retail
3 30 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 29 (1.82%) Marketing
5 25 (1.57%) Legal
6 22 (1.38%) Automotive
7 21 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.13%) Aerospace
9 13 (0.82%) Back Office
10 12 (0.75%) Banking
10 12 (0.75%) Games
11 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.38%) Law
13 5 (0.31%) Billing
14 4 (0.25%) Advertising
14 4 (0.25%) Local Government
14 4 (0.25%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Electronics
15 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.063%) Military
Job Titles
1 462 (29.00%) Developer
2 293 (18.39%) Architect
3 175 (10.99%) .NET Developer
4 150 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
5 131 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 118 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 104 (6.53%) Software Developer
8 95 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
9 91 (5.71%) Analyst
9 91 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
10 84 (5.27%) C# .NET Developer
11 79 (4.96%) Consultant
12 75 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
13 71 (4.46%) Senior Developer
14 66 (4.14%) Cloud Engineer
15 58 (3.64%) Cloud Solutions Architect
16 52 (3.26%) Technical Architect
17 44 (2.76%) Lead Architect
18 43 (2.70%) Java Developer
19 42 (2.64%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (28.88%) .NET
2 259 (16.26%) Web Services
3 236 (14.81%) ASP.NET
4 199 (12.49%) HTML
5 161 (10.11%) CSS
6 140 (8.79%) AngularJS
7 132 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 120 (7.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 106 (6.65%) Node.js
10 95 (5.96%) HTML5
11 94 (5.90%) .NET Framework
12 89 (5.59%) React
13 88 (5.52%) REST
14 76 (4.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 75 (4.71%) SOAP
16 63 (3.95%) .NET Core
17 62 (3.89%) XML
18 60 (3.77%) WCF
19 57 (3.58%) Spring
20 53 (3.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 161 (10.11%) Data Centre
2 158 (9.92%) Public Cloud
3 135 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 123 (7.72%) Self-Motivation
5 104 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
6 103 (6.47%) Hybrid Cloud
7 57 (3.58%) Clustering
8 47 (2.95%) User Experience
9 43 (2.70%) Virtual Team
10 39 (2.45%) Private Cloud
11 31 (1.95%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.51%) Driving Licence
13 22 (1.38%) Replication
14 20 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.88%) NHS
15 14 (0.88%) Robotics
16 13 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 12 (0.75%) Management Information System
18 11 (0.69%) Social Media
19 10 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 464 (29.13%) Windows
2 236 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 204 (12.81%) Linux
4 112 (7.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (5.02%) Windows 10
6 67 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.20%) Unix
9 33 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 32 (2.01%) Windows 8
11 28 (1.76%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.57%) Android
12 25 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.07%) CentOS
14 12 (0.75%) VMS
15 11 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 8 (0.50%) AIX
16 8 (0.50%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.38%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 591 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 366 (22.98%) DevOps
3 211 (13.25%) MVC
4 202 (12.68%) Presales
5 198 (12.43%) ITIL
6 188 (11.80%) Project Management
7 175 (10.99%) Scrum
8 171 (10.73%) Microservices
9 167 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
10 165 (10.36%) Problem-Solving
11 159 (9.98%) Software Engineering
12 147 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 143 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
14 129 (8.10%) Migration
15 120 (7.53%) Analytics
16 118 (7.41%) Data Protection
17 117 (7.34%) Computer Science
18 115 (7.22%) TDD
19 110 (6.91%) Service Management
20 108 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 517 (32.45%) SQL
2 460 (28.88%) C#
3 289 (18.14%) JavaScript
4 202 (12.68%) Java
5 180 (11.30%) PowerShell
6 170 (10.67%) Python
7 105 (6.59%) T-SQL
8 58 (3.64%) Bash Shell
9 48 (3.01%) Ruby
10 47 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 34 (2.13%) Scala
12 32 (2.01%) VB.NET
13 29 (1.82%) PHP
14 27 (1.69%) Go
15 25 (1.57%) C
16 23 (1.44%) Shell Script
17 21 (1.32%) Perl
18 20 (1.26%) TypeScript
19 18 (1.13%) VB
20 15 (0.94%) C++
Qualifications
1 196 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 189 (11.86%) Degree
3 151 (9.48%) MCSE
4 106 (6.65%) MCSA
5 91 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 76 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 52 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 33 (2.07%) Master's Degree
10 31 (1.95%) CCNA
10 31 (1.95%) CCNP
11 30 (1.88%) MCITP
12 27 (1.69%) MCP
13 26 (1.63%) SC Cleared
14 24 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.32%) AWS Certification
16 18 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
17 13 (0.82%) DV Cleared
18 12 (0.75%) CCA
19 9 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (7.41%) GDPR
2 53 (3.33%) QA
3 46 (2.89%) SLA
4 36 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.75%) PMO
7 11 (0.69%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
9 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.063%) COBIT
10 1 (0.063%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 379 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 218 (13.68%) Hyper-V
3 216 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 209 (13.12%) Docker
5 58 (3.64%) XenApp
6 48 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
7 46 (2.89%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (2.26%) vSphere
8 36 (2.26%) XenDesktop
9 21 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
10 16 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 14 (0.88%) BitLocker
11 14 (0.88%) XenServer
12 11 (0.69%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.44%) Firmware
13 7 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.38%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.38%) vCloud
15 5 (0.31%) KVM
15 5 (0.31%) NFS
Systems Management
1 119 (7.47%) SCCM
2 116 (7.28%) Kubernetes
3 106 (6.65%) Ansible
4 100 (6.28%) Puppet
5 87 (5.46%) Terraform
6 57 (3.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 54 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
8 43 (2.70%) SCOM
9 40 (2.51%) SCVMM
10 31 (1.95%) WSUS
11 22 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
12 18 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 17 (1.07%) NetBackup
14 16 (1.00%) Opsview
15 15 (0.94%) SCOrch
16 14 (0.88%) AirWatch
17 13 (0.82%) Packer
18 12 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
19 11 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
19 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 834 (52.35%) Microsoft
2 322 (20.21%) VMware
3 168 (10.55%) Citrix
4 146 (9.17%) Cisco
5 116 (7.28%) Oracle
6 90 (5.65%) Google
7 66 (4.14%) NetApp
8 61 (3.83%) HP
9 60 (3.77%) Dell
10 42 (2.64%) Xamarin
11 40 (2.51%) IBM
11 40 (2.51%) Veeam
12 37 (2.32%) CheckPoint
13 34 (2.13%) Red Hat
14 32 (2.01%) ForgeRock
15 31 (1.95%) Meraki
15 31 (1.95%) Tableau
16 28 (1.76%) Cloudera
17 26 (1.63%) Nimble Storage
18 24 (1.51%) Juniper