Period
to 18 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Wales 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Wales > North Wales
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 10 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 9 18 30
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in North Wales 11.11% 39.13% 39.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 64.29% 58.06% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 15
10th Percentile £28,950 " £17,950
25th Percentile £29,000 " £20,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 - £30,500
75th Percentile £45,000 " £45,000
90th Percentile £46,250 " £50,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £44,690 £43,500
% change year-on-year +0.69% +2.73% +2.35%

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 North Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14 31 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Wales 17.28% 67.39% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 20
10th Percentile £26,750 " £19,763
25th Percentile £29,000 £30,250 £24,719
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £42,500 £34,500
Median % change year-on-year -23.53% +23.19% -23.33%
75th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £39,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £44,125 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in North Wales

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in North Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in North Wales

Azure
Salary Trend in North Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in North Wales.

Salary trend for Azure in North Wales

Azure
Salary Histogram in North Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in North Wales over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in North Wales

Azure
Job Locations in North Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the North Wales region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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
Flintshire -4 6 £41,250 - 5
Denbighshire - 2 £30,000 -
Azure
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, IT jobs citing 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 North Wales region with a requirement for Azure.

1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) IaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
5 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (22.22%) OpenVAS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) CA
5 2 (22.22%) SAML
5 2 (22.22%) Python
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft 365
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) AWS
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (22.22%) IaaS
3 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) WAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) OAuth
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nessus
1 2 (22.22%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft