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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 71 68
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 12 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.29% 1.15% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 24.49% 13.33% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 1
Median salary £30,500 £50,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -39.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,508 £41,625 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,625 £67,500 £31,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 49 60 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 9.33% 8.63% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 28
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,508 £20,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £43,150 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +10 4 £28,375 -43.25% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £45,000 - 2
Tamworth - 2 £30,500 -
Stafford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (40.91%) Office 365
4 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 8 (36.36%) VMware
5 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (27.27%) Finance
6 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 5 (22.73%) Cisco
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) Firewall
8 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
8 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
9 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
9 3 (13.64%) SCCM
9 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
9 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
9 3 (13.64%) COBIT
9 3 (13.64%) Information Security
9 3 (13.64%) Clustering
9 3 (13.64%) Scrum
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software 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 2 (9.09%) IBM Domino
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (40.91%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) IaaS
2 3 (13.64%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.09%) SMTP
3 2 (9.09%) SNMP
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) WLAN
4 1 (4.55%) BGP
4 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (4.55%) MPLS
4 1 (4.55%) Multicast
4 1 (4.55%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) VLAN
4 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) RavenDB
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Administrator
1 3 (13.64%) Developer
1 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
2 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (9.09%) IT Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
2 2 (9.09%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) CSS3
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) HTML5
1 3 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Clustering
2 3 (13.64%) Fintech
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) AS400
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.55%) Android
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 4 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.64%) BCP
3 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) Data Privacy
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
3 3 (13.64%) ISMS
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Security Management
3 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
3 3 (13.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) VB
2 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SSCP
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
1 3 (13.64%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (13.64%) GDPR
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Lotus
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) Avaya
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
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