The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Wales > South Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 91
Rank change year-on-year -1 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 58 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.85% 5.09% 0.57%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.31% 49.57% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 4
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +84.78%  
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,125 £21,450
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,375 £32,250
Wales median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% +21.42%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 102 117 108
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.13% 10.26% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 147 197 109
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,650 £23,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in South Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in South Wales

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 29 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Newport +1 5 £45,000 -7.21%
Bridgend - 1 £36,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Wales

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (48.72%) C#
3 37 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (44.87%) .NET
5 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
6 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
7 30 (38.46%) Windows
8 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 25 (32.05%) VMware
10 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
11 21 (26.92%) Linux
11 21 (26.92%) SQL
12 20 (25.64%) HTML
12 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
12 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (24.36%) CSS
13 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
14 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
15 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (17.95%) MVC
16 14 (17.95%) Big Data
17 13 (16.67%) Office 365
17 13 (16.67%) Firewall
17 13 (16.67%) Scrum
18 12 (15.38%) Cisco
18 12 (15.38%) Unix
18 12 (15.38%) IIS
18 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
19 11 (14.10%) Hadoop

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (15.38%) IIS
2 11 (14.10%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (7.69%) Apache Spark
5 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) CMS
7 1 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (16.67%) Office 365
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.56%) GitHub
5 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.56%) IaaS
5 2 (2.56%) PaaS
6 1 (1.28%) MailChimp
6 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.67%) Firewall
2 8 (10.26%) DNS
3 6 (7.69%) SAN
4 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
5 4 (5.13%) VLAN
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 2 (2.56%) HTTP
6 2 (2.56%) LAN
6 2 (2.56%) NAS
6 2 (2.56%) WAN
6 2 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.28%) DHCP
7 1 (1.28%) LDAP
7 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (17.95%) Big Data
3 12 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 11 (14.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (8.97%) MySQL
6 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.56%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.56%) Power BI
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.28%) Data Lake
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.28%) Ant
4 1 (1.28%) CircleCI
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) Grunt
4 1 (1.28%) Maven
4 1 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.28%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Law
3 4 (5.13%) Marketing
4 3 (3.85%) Electronics
4 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Back Office
5 1 (1.28%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.28%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) .NET Developer
3 9 (11.54%) C# Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Analyst
6 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (6.41%) Graduate
7 5 (6.41%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Junior
7 5 (6.41%) Junior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) Scrum Master
7 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.13%) Architect
8 4 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (44.87%) .NET
2 20 (25.64%) ASP.NET
2 20 (25.64%) HTML
3 19 (24.36%) CSS
4 18 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.54%) CSS3
5 9 (11.54%) HTML5
6 8 (10.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (10.26%) Node.js
7 6 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (7.69%) NHibernate
7 6 (7.69%) React
7 6 (7.69%) Vue.js
7 6 (7.69%) XML
8 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (6.41%) WCF
8 5 (6.41%) Web Services
9 4 (5.13%) Angular 2
10 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (6.41%) CMDB
4 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.41%) Public Cloud
5 4 (5.13%) CUDA
6 3 (3.85%) Fintech
7 1 (1.28%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.28%) Clustering
7 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.28%) STB
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 23 (29.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (26.92%) Linux
4 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.38%) Unix
6 9 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 5 (6.41%) Android
8 5 (6.41%) CentOS
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.56%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (17.95%) MVC
3 13 (16.67%) Scrum
4 11 (14.10%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 10 (12.82%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 8 (10.26%) DevOps
6 8 (10.26%) TDD
6 8 (10.26%) Web Development
7 7 (8.97%) Change Management
7 7 (8.97%) Open Source
8 6 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (6.41%) Android Development
9 5 (6.41%) API Development
9 5 (6.41%) iOS Development
9 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning
9 5 (6.41%) Mobile Application Development
9 5 (6.41%) Secure Coding
9 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 38 (48.72%) C#
2 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.92%) SQL
4 9 (11.54%) Python
5 8 (10.26%) C
6 7 (8.97%) Java
6 7 (8.97%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.69%) C++
8 4 (5.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.56%) PHP
9 2 (2.56%) R
9 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.28%) Erlang
10 1 (1.28%) Haskell
10 1 (1.28%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.26%) MCSA
2 8 (10.26%) MCSE
3 5 (6.41%) CCNA
3 5 (6.41%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.41%) Degree
4 3 (3.85%) CCNP
4 3 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.28%) MCP
6 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.36%) Active Directory
3 11 (14.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.41%) Docker
5 2 (2.56%) vCloud
5 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 4 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.56%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.05%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Cisco
4 10 (12.82%) Oracle
5 9 (11.54%) Dell
6 6 (7.69%) HP
7 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
7 4 (5.13%) Juniper
7 4 (5.13%) Xamarin
8 3 (3.85%) EMC
8 3 (3.85%) Google
8 3 (3.85%) SAP
8 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.56%) Meraki
9 2 (2.56%) NetApp
9 2 (2.56%) Symantec
9 2 (2.56%) Tableau
9 2 (2.56%) Veeam
10 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
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