Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 67 97
Rank change year-on-year +42 +30 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.57% 2.53% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.38% 23.30% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 18
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +68.89%
10th Percentile £32,750 £24,514 £36,450
90th Percentile £61,875 £70,750 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -4.76%

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 133 103 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.18% 10.85% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 113 86 95
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £23,157 £24,540 £18,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,125 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 +33 32 £46,250 +2.78% 10
Lichfield - 13 £50,000 -
Stafford +16 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Burton-upon-Trent -8 5 £30,000 +5.73% 1
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 31 (43.66%) C#
3 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
3 30 (42.25%) Windows
4 29 (40.85%) SQL
5 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
6 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
7 22 (30.99%) Entity Framework
8 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
8 21 (29.58%) Retail
9 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
10 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
10 17 (23.94%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (23.94%) Finance
10 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
11 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
11 16 (22.54%) WCF
11 16 (22.54%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (22.54%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
12 15 (21.13%) PaaS
12 15 (21.13%) CSS
13 14 (19.72%) HTML
13 14 (19.72%) Java
13 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
13 14 (19.72%) VMware
13 14 (19.72%) Microservices
13 14 (19.72%) IaaS
14 13 (18.31%) AngularJS

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 11 (15.49%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (21.13%) PaaS
3 14 (19.72%) IaaS
4 13 (18.31%) Office 365
5 12 (16.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (5.63%) Fastly
6 4 (5.63%) Serverless
6 4 (5.63%) Stackdriver
6 4 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) SaaS
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) DNS
2 6 (8.45%) FTP
2 6 (8.45%) Telnet
2 6 (8.45%) Wireshark
3 5 (7.04%) Firewall
4 4 (5.63%) SSH
4 4 (5.63%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) Skype
5 2 (2.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.41%) HTTP
6 1 (1.41%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.41%) LAN
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) SNMP
6 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) WebEx
6 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (42.25%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
3 11 (15.49%) BigQuery
3 11 (15.49%) Bigtable
3 11 (15.49%) Redis
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.04%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 13 (18.31%) MSI
2 13 (18.31%) WiX
3 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.63%) NSubstitute
5 4 (5.63%) NUnit
5 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
6 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (29.58%) Retail
2 17 (23.94%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Developer
2 10 (14.08%) Administrator
2 10 (14.08%) UI Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Analyst
3 8 (11.27%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) PHP Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Python Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Backend Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (8.45%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Cloud Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Security Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Backend Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 22 (30.99%) Entity Framework
3 21 (29.58%) .NET Framework
4 17 (23.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (22.54%) WCF
6 15 (21.13%) CSS
7 14 (19.72%) HTML
8 13 (18.31%) AngularJS
8 13 (18.31%) Dapper ORM
8 13 (18.31%) MFC
8 13 (18.31%) NHibernate
8 13 (18.31%) Web Services
8 13 (18.31%) WPF
9 10 (14.08%) Angular 2
10 8 (11.27%) Memcached
10 8 (11.27%) TensorFlow
11 7 (9.86%) jQuery
12 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.04%) JSON
13 4 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Greenfield Project
1 16 (22.54%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Fintech
2 4 (5.63%) NHS
2 4 (5.63%) Private Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Replication
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) EFT
5 1 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
2 12 (16.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) Linux
4 5 (7.04%) Unix
5 4 (5.63%) CentOS
5 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 10
5 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Android
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Test Automation
2 15 (21.13%) Unit Testing
3 14 (19.72%) Microservices
4 13 (18.31%) Integration Testing
5 12 (16.90%) Open Source
6 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (15.49%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 9 (12.68%) Kanban
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
8 7 (9.86%) ERP
9 6 (8.45%) MVC
9 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.45%) Service Management
10 5 (7.04%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (7.04%) Data Development
10 5 (7.04%) Data Security
10 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) C#
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
3 17 (23.94%) JavaScript
4 14 (19.72%) Java
4 14 (19.72%) T-SQL
5 13 (18.31%) Go
5 13 (18.31%) PHP
5 13 (18.31%) Python
6 11 (15.49%) Java 8
6 11 (15.49%) PHP 5
7 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
8 6 (8.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) CompTIA Security+
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.41%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Hyper-V
1 17 (23.94%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (18.31%) Docker
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) SCCM
1 13 (18.31%) vCenter Server
2 12 (16.90%) Kubernetes
3 5 (7.04%) Terraform
4 3 (4.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) VMware
3 12 (16.90%) Google
4 5 (7.04%) Apple
4 5 (7.04%) Atlassian
4 5 (7.04%) Twitter
5 4 (5.63%) BT
6 3 (4.23%) Alteryx
6 3 (4.23%) Cognos
6 3 (4.23%) Tableau
7 2 (2.82%) IDERA
7 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.41%) Cisco
8 1 (1.41%) Mitel
8 1 (1.41%) Sonus
8 1 (1.41%) Virgin Media