Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 64 92
Rank change year-on-year +8 +28 +13
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 37 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.37% 3.27% 0.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.83% 25.34% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 33 6
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,500 £48,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.49% +27.63% +18.75%
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,974
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.33% -16.24%

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 120 146 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 10.93% 12.90% 7.12%
Number of salaries quoted 98 124 72
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.50% +21.21% -5.71%
10th Percentile £24,925 £27,150 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,750 £65,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -9.09%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +34 15 £43,000 -4.44% 2
Stafford +5 6 £40,000 -
Lichfield -1 5 £50,000 +3.09%
Burton-upon-Trent +9 2 £34,250 -24.73% 2
Cannock +4 2 £38,750 +19.23%
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
4 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) C#
4 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
4 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
4 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (24.32%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) CSS
5 9 (24.32%) Windows
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 8 (21.62%) VMware
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (21.62%) PaaS
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
7 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
7 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
7 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (18.92%) Fintech
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Retail
8 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 3 (8.11%) IIS
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (21.62%) PaaS
3 5 (13.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (13.51%) Office 365
4 3 (8.11%) IaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) VPN
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) SSH
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (29.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (13.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (13.51%) RavenDB
7 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (5.41%) BigQuery
8 2 (5.41%) Bigtable
8 2 (5.41%) Power BI
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.70%) DB2
9 1 (2.70%) MySQL
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) MSI
3 3 (8.11%) WiX
4 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.70%) Hudson
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) MSTest
5 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.70%) StyleCop
General
1 7 (18.92%) Retail
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
3 8 (21.62%) DBA
3 8 (21.62%) SQL DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Python Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) .NET
2 12 (32.43%) .NET Framework
3 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
4 9 (24.32%) CSS
4 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
6 7 (18.92%) Entity Framework
6 7 (18.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (13.51%) CSS3
7 5 (13.51%) HTML5
8 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (10.81%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) WPF
9 3 (8.11%) Dapper ORM
9 3 (8.11%) jQuery
9 3 (8.11%) MFC
9 3 (8.11%) NHibernate
9 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Fintech
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) EPoS
6 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.41%) Unix
5 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Scrum
3 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 7 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (16.22%) Database Security
4 6 (16.22%) Microservices
4 6 (16.22%) MVC
5 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
5 5 (13.51%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
5 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
7 3 (8.11%) ETL
7 3 (8.11%) Statistics
7 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 11 (29.73%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) T-SQL
3 6 (16.22%) VB.NET
4 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) Java
5 3 (8.11%) Python
6 2 (5.41%) Go
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) PHP 5
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) CCNA
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.41%) SLA
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (2.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (5.41%) Squid
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.81%) Terraform
3 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 3 (8.11%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Packer
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) VMware
3 5 (13.51%) Google
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) IDERA
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
5 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (5.41%) BT
5 2 (5.41%) Twitter
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) NetApp
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat