Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 65 99
Rank change year-on-year -3 +34 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 37 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.07% 3.31% 0.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 31.62% 28.47% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 37 2
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £48,500 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.53% -21.14% +75.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,400 £41,950
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £87,050
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.22% +7.78% -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 117 144 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.71% 11.64% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 95 121 79
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,450 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,765 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.46% +6.91% -3.61%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 12 £41,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent +5 4 £28,375 -40.26% 1
Cannock +1 4 £38,750 +19.23%
Stafford -4 4 £40,000 -
Lichfield -13 4 £50,000 +3.09% 1
Tamworth -5 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) .NET
5 10 (27.03%) VMware
5 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (24.32%) Scrum
6 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
6 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
7 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
7 8 (21.62%) Firewall
7 8 (21.62%) Finance
8 7 (18.92%) C#
8 7 (18.92%) Citrix
8 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
9 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (16.22%) Database Security
9 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.22%) 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 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (48.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.51%) Office 365
3 4 (10.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (10.81%) PaaS
4 2 (5.41%) SaaS
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 3 (8.11%) LAN
2 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
2 3 (8.11%) WAN
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (5.41%) SAN
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.70%) SMTP
4 1 (2.70%) SNMP
4 1 (2.70%) VLAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (13.51%) RavenDB
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (8.11%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.70%) BigQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Bigtable
7 1 (2.70%) DB2
7 1 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) Power BI
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) StyleCop
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) DBA
1 8 (21.62%) Developer
1 8 (21.62%) SQL DBA
2 6 (16.22%) .NET Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Developer
6 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) .NET Framework
3 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
5 5 (13.51%) CSS3
5 5 (13.51%) HTML
5 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.70%) AutoMapper
7 1 (2.70%) LESS
7 1 (2.70%) Sass
7 1 (2.70%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (2.70%) Web Services
7 1 (2.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Fintech
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Replication
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Linux
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Scrum
3 6 (16.22%) Database Security
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
4 5 (13.51%) Microservices
4 5 (13.51%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) Wealth Management
4 5 (13.51%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.11%) Collaborative Working
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
3 7 (18.92%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) VB
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Go
6 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) PHP 5
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) CCNA
1 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CITP
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.70%) GDPR
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.51%) Docker
3 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.81%) Terraform
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
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 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.03%) VMware
3 7 (18.92%) Citrix
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
4 4 (10.81%) Google
5 3 (8.11%) IDERA
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Lotus
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.70%) Twitter