Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 58 71
Rank change year-on-year +42 +13 +31
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 86 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.23% 3.04% 3.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 63.24% 30.77% 28.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90 33 35
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.53% +27.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,153 £40,600
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

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 136 117 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.92% 9.87% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133 95 115
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,350 £25,300 £23,800
90th Percentile £57,250 £52,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -2.30% +8.75%

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 12 December 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 12 December 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 +35 68 £40,000 -6.98% 11
Tamworth - 4 £32,500 - 6
Stafford +19 2 £42,000 +5.00%
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 - -
Cannock -2 1 £32,500 -16.13%
Uttoxeter - 1 £36,000 -
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 60 (69.77%) SQL
2 47 (54.65%) T-SQL
3 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
4 31 (36.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (34.88%) .NET
6 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (29.07%) C#
8 24 (27.91%) Windows
9 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
9 22 (25.58%) Greenfield Project
10 21 (24.42%) ETL
11 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
11 20 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (22.09%) Tableau
12 19 (22.09%) Cognos
12 19 (22.09%) WinForms
13 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
13 18 (20.93%) Alteryx
13 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
14 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (18.60%) Data Development
14 16 (18.60%) Data Security
15 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
15 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (17.44%) XML
16 14 (16.28%) MVC
16 14 (16.28%) Entity Framework

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 (3.49%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.26%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.14%) Office 365
3 6 (6.98%) IaaS
3 6 (6.98%) PaaS
4 5 (5.81%) SaaS
5 2 (2.33%) Azure Functions
5 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.33%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.33%) Serverless
6 1 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.79%) Firewall
2 6 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.81%) VoIP
4 4 (4.65%) DNS
4 4 (4.65%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (2.33%) DHCP
6 2 (2.33%) LAN
6 2 (2.33%) WAN
7 1 (1.16%) Intranet
7 1 (1.16%) MPLS
7 1 (1.16%) Skype
7 1 (1.16%) SMS
7 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.16%) VLAN
7 1 (1.16%) VPN
7 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.16%) SQL Server
2 31 (36.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 27 (31.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (12.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.81%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (5.81%) Power BI
6 5 (5.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.33%) Redis
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Visual Studio
2 19 (22.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.14%) NSubstitute
3 7 (8.14%) NUnit
4 6 (6.98%) ReSharper
4 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.81%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (56.98%) Developer
2 24 (27.91%) SQL Developer
3 16 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 15 (17.44%) DBA
4 15 (17.44%) SQL DBA
5 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
6 9 (10.47%) .NET Software Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 9 (10.47%) SQL BI Developer
6 9 (10.47%) SQL Server DBA
6 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Administrator
7 8 (9.30%) Lead Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Microsoft BI Developer
7 8 (9.30%) SQL Server BI Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Database Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Information Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Security Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Lead SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.88%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) WinForms
3 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
3 18 (20.93%) ASP.NET
4 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET Web API
5 15 (17.44%) XML
6 14 (16.28%) Entity Framework
7 11 (12.79%) ADO.NET
8 9 (10.47%) WCF
9 7 (8.14%) Ninject
10 6 (6.98%) LINQ
10 6 (6.98%) REST
10 6 (6.98%) XSD
11 5 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (2.33%) HTML
12 2 (2.33%) JSON
12 2 (2.33%) RESTful
13 1 (1.16%) CSS
13 1 (1.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (17.44%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.63%) Replication
4 6 (6.98%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.33%) Clustering
7 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 24 (27.91%) Windows
2 10 (11.63%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.33%) Android
4 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.16%) CentOS
5 1 (1.16%) Unix
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.40%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) ETL
3 18 (20.93%) Test Automation
4 16 (18.60%) Data Development
4 16 (18.60%) Data Security
5 15 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (16.28%) MVC
7 12 (13.95%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (11.63%) Migration
9 9 (10.47%) Capacity Management
9 9 (10.47%) Code Optimisation
10 8 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (9.30%) Statistics
11 7 (8.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (8.14%) Dependency Injection
11 7 (8.14%) DevOps
11 7 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (8.14%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (8.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 60 (69.77%) SQL
2 47 (54.65%) T-SQL
3 25 (29.07%) C#
4 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
1 5 (5.81%) HND
2 3 (3.49%) CISSP
3 2 (2.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.98%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (6.98%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.33%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 19 (22.09%) Cognos
2 19 (22.09%) Tableau
3 18 (20.93%) Alteryx
4 8 (9.30%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) Cisco
6 5 (5.81%) Citrix
7 4 (4.65%) Apple
8 3 (3.49%) Juniper
8 3 (3.49%) NetApp
9 2 (2.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.33%) IDERA
9 2 (2.33%) Kaspersky
9 2 (2.33%) Veeam
10 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.16%) Mitel
10 1 (1.16%) Sonus
10 1 (1.16%) Virgin Media