Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 85 116
Rank change year-on-year +58 +31 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 101 54 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.04% 2.47% 1.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.78% 27.69% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 86 56 20
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.14% -22.92%
10th Percentile £27,375 £28,125 £21,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £85,000 £33,675
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21% -8.33%

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 South Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 299 195 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 20.84% 8.92% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 273 162 143
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £64,875 £58,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +55 65 £40,000 - 3
Newport +5 21 £40,000 -50.00% 3
Torfaen +13 8 £35,250 -7.24%
Monmouthshire - 5 £40,000 -
Gwent - 1 £50,000 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £50,000 -
Microsoft Azure
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
2 48 (47.52%) C#
3 45 (44.55%) .NET
4 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (42.57%) Amazon AWS
5 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
6 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
7 29 (28.71%) AngularJS
8 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET
9 23 (22.77%) Scrum
10 22 (21.78%) MVC
10 22 (21.78%) SQL
11 20 (19.80%) HTML
11 20 (19.80%) Cisco
11 20 (19.80%) TDD
11 20 (19.80%) WCF
12 19 (18.81%) Windows
12 19 (18.81%) Linux
12 19 (18.81%) VMware
13 18 (17.82%) Finance
13 18 (17.82%) CSS
14 17 (16.83%) PaaS
14 17 (16.83%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (16.83%) DevOps
15 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (15.84%) Office 365
15 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
16 15 (14.85%) IaaS
16 15 (14.85%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (13.86%) Docker

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 15 (14.85%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 7 (6.93%) CMS
3 7 (6.93%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.95%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (4.95%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.96%) Apache
5 4 (3.96%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.97%) nginx
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.99%) Mule
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 43 (42.57%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.83%) PaaS
3 16 (15.84%) Office 365
4 15 (14.85%) IaaS
5 5 (4.95%) Bluemix
5 5 (4.95%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (4.95%) IBM Cloud
6 4 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.96%) SaaS
7 2 (1.98%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.99%) GitHub
8 1 (0.99%) Heroku
8 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.99%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.86%) Firewall
2 13 (12.87%) LAN
3 12 (11.88%) WAN
4 11 (10.89%) Skype
5 10 (9.90%) Network Security
5 10 (9.90%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.93%) DNS
7 6 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.94%) DHCP
7 6 (5.94%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (4.95%) BGP
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (4.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.95%) HTTP
8 5 (4.95%) SAN
8 5 (4.95%) Wireshark
9 4 (3.96%) NAS
9 4 (3.96%) VPN
9 4 (3.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (40.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.93%) Big Data
4 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.96%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (3.96%) OLAP
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.97%) MySQL
8 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.99%) DTS
Development Applications
1 17 (16.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.94%) Moq
3 6 (5.94%) NUnit
3 6 (5.94%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.95%) MSTest
5 2 (1.98%) Selenium
5 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.98%) Subversion
5 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.99%) JIRA
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (17.82%) Finance
2 8 (7.92%) Games
3 6 (5.94%) Electronics
3 6 (5.94%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.94%) Marketing
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Law
5 2 (1.98%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.99%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) .NET Developer
3 16 (15.84%) C# Developer
4 15 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Software Developer
6 9 (8.91%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (7.92%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Graduate
9 6 (5.94%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Graduate Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Junior
9 6 (5.94%) Junior .NET Developer
9 6 (5.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (44.55%) .NET
2 29 (28.71%) AngularJS
3 26 (25.74%) ASP.NET
4 20 (19.80%) HTML
4 20 (19.80%) WCF
5 18 (17.82%) CSS
6 16 (15.84%) ASP.NET Web API
7 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (12.87%) RESTful
8 13 (12.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (10.89%) .NET Framework
9 11 (10.89%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (10.89%) Node.js
9 11 (10.89%) React
10 9 (8.91%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.91%) HTML5
11 8 (7.92%) XML
12 7 (6.93%) jQuery
12 7 (6.93%) SOAP
12 7 (6.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Fintech
2 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.97%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.99%) CMDB
6 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.99%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.99%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Linux
1 19 (18.81%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.90%) Unix
3 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.94%) Android
6 5 (4.95%) CentOS
7 4 (3.96%) Debian
7 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.98%) DC/OS
9 2 (1.98%) VMS
9 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (42.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.77%) Scrum
3 22 (21.78%) MVC
4 20 (19.80%) TDD
5 17 (16.83%) DevOps
6 13 (12.87%) Web Development
7 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.89%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (10.89%) Kanban
9 10 (9.90%) Project Management
10 9 (8.91%) Dependency Injection
11 8 (7.92%) BDD
11 8 (7.92%) Problem Management
11 8 (7.92%) SDLC
12 7 (6.93%) Coaching
12 7 (6.93%) Microservices
12 7 (6.93%) SOLID
13 6 (5.94%) Network Management
13 6 (5.94%) SIEM
13 6 (5.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) C#
2 34 (33.66%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 9 (8.91%) Java
4 9 (8.91%) TypeScript
5 8 (7.92%) Ruby
6 6 (5.94%) F#
7 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.96%) Python
9 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.97%) C
9 3 (2.97%) C++
9 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 2 (1.98%) Erlang
10 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.99%) AWK
11 1 (0.99%) Groovy
11 1 (0.99%) Haskell
11 1 (0.99%) Lisp
11 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (4.95%) CCNP
2 5 (4.95%) HND
3 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) CCNA
4 2 (1.98%) CEH
4 2 (1.98%) CREST Certified
4 2 (1.98%) MCSA
4 2 (1.98%) MCSE
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.98%) OSCP
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.99%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) GDPR
3 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.86%) Docker
3 13 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
5 7 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.96%) vSphere
7 2 (1.98%) XenApp
8 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.93%) Kibana
1 7 (6.93%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (6.93%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Ansible
2 5 (4.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.98%) Nessus
4 2 (1.98%) Nmap
5 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 53 (52.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (19.80%) Cisco
3 19 (18.81%) VMware
4 11 (10.89%) CheckPoint
4 11 (10.89%) Google
5 9 (8.91%) Citrix
6 6 (5.94%) SAP
7 5 (4.95%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.95%) F5
7 5 (4.95%) Juniper
7 5 (4.95%) Sitecore
7 5 (4.95%) SolarWinds
7 5 (4.95%) Splunk
7 5 (4.95%) Vyatta
8 3 (2.97%) Dell
9 2 (1.98%) Qualys
10 1 (0.99%) Fortinet
10 1 (0.99%) HP
10 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL
10 1 (0.99%) Veeam