Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 67 78
Rank change year-on-year +47 +11 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 76 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.48% 2.85% 2.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.38% 27.03% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 74 30 34
Staffordshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -20.10% +61.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,033 £37,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,625 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +9.83%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 128 111 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 15.96% 10.56% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 118 95 119
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,850 £24,148 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,750 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Staffordshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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
Stoke-on-Trent +32 53 £42,500 +4.94% 8
Lichfield +18 6 £53,750 +7.50%
Stafford +24 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Burton-upon-Trent -13 2 £30,000 -18.37%
Tamworth +9 1 £52,500 +75.00%
Cannock -1 1 £32,500 -16.13% 1
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 35 (46.05%) T-SQL
3 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
4 24 (31.58%) .NET
5 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
6 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
8 19 (25.00%) C#
9 18 (23.68%) ETL
10 17 (22.37%) Data Security
10 17 (22.37%) Windows
11 16 (21.05%) Cognos
11 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
11 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
11 16 (21.05%) Tableau
11 16 (21.05%) Alteryx
12 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (19.74%) Entity Framework
12 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
13 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
14 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (17.11%) XML
14 13 (17.11%) Finance
14 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (15.79%) WinForms
15 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
15 12 (15.79%) MVC
15 12 (15.79%) Data Development

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (6.58%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (11.84%) Office 365
2 9 (11.84%) PaaS
3 8 (10.53%) IaaS
4 7 (9.21%) SaaS
5 6 (7.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (6.58%) Azure Functions
6 5 (6.58%) Serverless
7 4 (5.26%) Fastly
7 4 (5.26%) Stackdriver
8 2 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.63%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.16%) Firewall
2 6 (7.89%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (5.26%) DNS
3 4 (5.26%) VoIP
4 3 (3.95%) Network Security
5 2 (2.63%) DHCP
5 2 (2.63%) LAN
5 2 (2.63%) Skype
5 2 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (1.32%) Intranet
6 1 (1.32%) MPLS
6 1 (1.32%) SMS
6 1 (1.32%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.32%) VLAN
6 1 (1.32%) VPN
6 1 (1.32%) WebEx
6 1 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (43.42%) SQL Server
2 22 (28.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (27.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (13.16%) Redis
5 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (7.89%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (7.89%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.58%) BigQuery
6 5 (6.58%) Bigtable
6 5 (6.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.26%) Power BI
7 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.32%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 13 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (13.16%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.89%) NSubstitute
4 6 (7.89%) NUnit
4 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.63%) ReSharper
5 2 (2.63%) Selenium
5 2 (2.63%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.32%) MSI
6 1 (1.32%) WiX
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 8 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 12 (15.79%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) DBA
4 10 (13.16%) Software Developer
4 10 (13.16%) SQL DBA
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server DBA
5 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 8 (10.53%) SQL BI Developer
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Server BI Developer
7 7 (9.21%) .NET Software Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.89%) Information Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (7.89%) Security Manager
9 5 (6.58%) Lead SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.58%) PHP Developer
9 5 (6.58%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (31.58%) .NET
2 16 (21.05%) ASP.NET
3 15 (19.74%) .NET Framework
3 15 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (19.74%) Entity Framework
4 13 (17.11%) XML
5 12 (15.79%) WinForms
6 9 (11.84%) WCF
7 8 (10.53%) ADO.NET
8 6 (7.89%) JSON
8 6 (7.89%) Ninject
9 5 (6.58%) Memcached
9 5 (6.58%) RESTful
9 5 (6.58%) TensorFlow
10 4 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (5.26%) Castle Windsor
11 3 (3.95%) CSS
11 3 (3.95%) HTML
12 2 (2.63%) Web Services
12 2 (2.63%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.21%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.89%) Replication
4 5 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (5.26%) NHS
5 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.63%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (1.32%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.37%) Windows
2 7 (9.21%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.58%) Android
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Linux
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.32%) CentOS
6 1 (1.32%) Unix
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (28.95%) Test Automation
2 18 (23.68%) ETL
3 17 (22.37%) Data Security
4 13 (17.11%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.79%) Data Development
5 12 (15.79%) MVC
6 11 (14.47%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
7 10 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.16%) Microservices
8 8 (10.53%) Capacity Management
8 8 (10.53%) Code Optimisation
9 7 (9.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (7.89%) Information Security
10 6 (7.89%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (7.89%) Risk Management
10 6 (7.89%) Statistics
10 6 (7.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.95%) SQL
2 35 (46.05%) T-SQL
3 19 (25.00%) C#
4 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.21%) Java
6 6 (7.89%) Go
6 6 (7.89%) PHP
6 6 (7.89%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) Java 8
7 5 (6.58%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.95%) CISSP
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) HNC
2 2 (2.63%) HND
2 2 (2.63%) MCSE
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (6.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.89%) Docker
4 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.63%) vSphere
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (6.58%) Kubernetes
1 5 (6.58%) Terraform
2 4 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) SCCM
3 1 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Alteryx
1 16 (21.05%) Cognos
1 16 (21.05%) Tableau
2 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco
4 5 (6.58%) Google
5 4 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (3.95%) Apple
6 3 (3.95%) IDERA
7 2 (2.63%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.63%) Juniper
7 2 (2.63%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.63%) NetApp
7 2 (2.63%) Veeam
8 1 (1.32%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.32%) Mitel
8 1 (1.32%) Sonus
8 1 (1.32%) Twitter
8 1 (1.32%) Virgin Media