Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 28 71
Rank change year-on-year +8 +43 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 68 61 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.73% 6.05% 2.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.00% 47.29% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 61 48 17
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £33,800
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,750
West Midlands median annual salary £51,375 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.75% +11.11% -10.00%

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 136 129 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 19.46% 12.78% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 121 108 99
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -8.75% +19.40%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,600 £27,400
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,000 £55,700
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% -1.18%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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 +12 40 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Burton-upon-Trent -2 9 £45,000 +57.89%
Tamworth - 7 £38,000 - 3
Stafford +9 5 £41,000 - 1
Uttoxeter - 1 £36,000 -
Cannock - 1 - - 1
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2019, 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 50 (73.53%) SQL
2 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 33 (48.53%) .NET
4 32 (47.06%) C#
5 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (42.65%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
8 25 (36.76%) Windows
9 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
10 18 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (25.00%) Scrum
12 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
13 15 (22.06%) WinForms
13 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
13 15 (22.06%) DevOps
14 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
15 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
15 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
15 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (16.18%) Load Testing
16 11 (16.18%) System Testing
16 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
16 11 (16.18%) Ranorex
16 11 (16.18%) SOA
17 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 9 (13.24%) MVC
18 9 (13.24%) Migration

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 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.47%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (22.06%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.82%) PaaS
3 4 (5.88%) Office 365
4 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.94%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Firewall
2 4 (5.88%) DHCP
2 4 (5.88%) DNS
2 4 (5.88%) VLAN
3 3 (4.41%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) LAN
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
4 2 (2.94%) WAN
4 2 (2.94%) WLAN
5 1 (1.47%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.47%) MPLS
5 1 (1.47%) NAS
5 1 (1.47%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
5 1 (1.47%) SAN
5 1 (1.47%) SNMP
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (14.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.41%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.94%) MS Access
7 2 (2.94%) Redis
8 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) Power BI
8 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.47%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (20.59%) Visual Studio
3 11 (16.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (16.18%) Ranorex
4 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (8.82%) NSubstitute
5 6 (8.82%) NUnit
5 6 (8.82%) ReSharper
6 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.47%) Gradle
7 1 (1.47%) Maven
7 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 7 (10.29%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
5 1 (1.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 11 (16.18%) Tester
3 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 10 (14.71%) SQL Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Database Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Lead Tester
4 8 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 8 (11.76%) SQL Database Developer
5 6 (8.82%) DBA
5 6 (8.82%) SQL DBA
6 5 (7.35%) Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (48.53%) .NET
2 15 (22.06%) .NET Framework
2 15 (22.06%) WinForms
3 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.29%) Entity Framework
4 7 (10.29%) XML
5 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 6 (8.82%) LINQ
5 6 (8.82%) Ninject
5 6 (8.82%) REST
5 6 (8.82%) WCF
5 6 (8.82%) XSD
6 5 (7.35%) CSS
6 5 (7.35%) HTML
6 5 (7.35%) Node.js
7 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (4.41%) ADO.NET
8 3 (4.41%) Spring
9 2 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.35%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.35%) Replication
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.47%) Clustering
5 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.76%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) Linux
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) SUSE
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.00%) Scrum
3 15 (22.06%) DevOps
4 12 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 11 (16.18%) Load Testing
5 11 (16.18%) SOA
5 11 (16.18%) System Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Data Development
6 9 (13.24%) Migration
6 9 (13.24%) MVC
7 8 (11.76%) Line Management
7 8 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
8 7 (10.29%) Open Source
8 7 (10.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (10.29%) TDD
9 6 (8.82%) Analytics
9 6 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
9 6 (8.82%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 50 (73.53%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) C#
3 23 (33.82%) T-SQL
4 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.35%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.88%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) VBA
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.47%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) HND
2 7 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.35%) PhD
4 1 (1.47%) MCITP
4 1 (1.47%) MCSE
4 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
2 1 (1.47%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Docker
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) XenApp
4 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.94%) XenServer
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) VMware
3 4 (5.88%) Citrix
4 3 (4.41%) Cognos
4 3 (4.41%) Tableau
5 2 (2.94%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco
5 2 (2.94%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.47%) Altiris
6 1 (1.47%) Apple
6 1 (1.47%) Avaya
6 1 (1.47%) Cadence
6 1 (1.47%) ESRI
6 1 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (1.47%) Juniper
6 1 (1.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) RightScale
6 1 (1.47%) Shavlik
6 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds