Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 69 85
Rank change year-on-year +42 +16 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.16% 2.32% 1.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.47% 22.55% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 66 23 26
Staffordshire median annual salary £45,000 £36,750 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% -24.23% +84.76%
10th Percentile £28,750 £24,514 £36,875
90th Percentile £61,875 £61,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -12.00% +11.11%

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 128 102 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 14.71% 10.29% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 115 85 94
Staffordshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,250 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.48% +1.44% +4.91%
10th Percentile £23,013 £22,382 £18,750
90th Percentile £60,750 £55,000 £55,700
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +8.97%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +30 38 £45,000 +5.18% 6
Lichfield - 10 £51,250 -
Stafford +22 6 £42,500 +6.25%
Burton-upon-Trent -6 5 £30,000 +5.73%
Microsoft Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
3 27 (38.03%) C#
4 24 (33.80%) Windows
4 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
5 23 (32.39%) Entity Framework
6 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
6 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
7 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
7 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
8 18 (25.35%) Finance
9 16 (22.54%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
11 14 (19.72%) WCF
11 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (18.31%) Microservices
12 13 (18.31%) Redis
12 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
12 13 (18.31%) Retail
12 13 (18.31%) VMware
12 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
13 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (16.90%) PaaS
13 12 (16.90%) Office 365
14 11 (15.49%) IaaS
14 11 (15.49%) Java

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 8 (11.27%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (8.45%) CMS
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.41%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (16.90%) Office 365
2 12 (16.90%) PaaS
3 11 (15.49%) IaaS
4 9 (12.68%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (7.04%) Azure Functions
5 5 (7.04%) Serverless
6 4 (5.63%) Fastly
6 4 (5.63%) SaaS
6 4 (5.63%) Stackdriver
7 2 (2.82%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.45%) DNS
1 6 (8.45%) Telnet
1 6 (8.45%) Wireshark
2 5 (7.04%) FTP
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) Network Security
5 2 (2.82%) Skype
5 2 (2.82%) VLAN
5 2 (2.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) Intranet
6 1 (1.41%) NAS
6 1 (1.41%) SAN
6 1 (1.41%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.41%) WAN
6 1 (1.41%) WebEx
6 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) Redis
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (12.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (12.68%) MongoDB
5 8 (11.27%) BigQuery
5 8 (11.27%) Bigtable
6 7 (9.86%) Cosmos DB
7 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.82%) Power BI
9 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.41%) Neo4j
10 1 (1.41%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.41%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (12.68%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.86%) MSI
4 7 (9.86%) WiX
5 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (7.04%) NSubstitute
6 5 (7.04%) NUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Selenium
7 2 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.41%) ReSharper
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (54.93%) Developer
2 9 (12.68%) Senior Developer
3 7 (9.86%) .NET Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Analyst
3 7 (9.86%) UI Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.04%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Python Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Software Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Backend Developer
6 4 (5.63%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Backend Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Junior
7 3 (4.23%) Junior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Junior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (46.48%) .NET
2 23 (32.39%) Entity Framework
3 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
4 14 (19.72%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (19.72%) WCF
5 10 (14.08%) CSS
5 10 (14.08%) HTML
6 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET
7 8 (11.27%) Memcached
7 8 (11.27%) TensorFlow
7 8 (11.27%) Web Services
7 8 (11.27%) WPF
8 7 (9.86%) Angular 2
8 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (9.86%) Dapper ORM
8 7 (9.86%) JSON
8 7 (9.86%) MFC
8 7 (9.86%) NHibernate
9 6 (8.45%) XML
10 5 (7.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (15.49%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.86%) Replication
4 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.63%) NHS
6 2 (2.82%) EFT
6 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Licensing
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.04%) Android
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.23%) Linux
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Test Automation
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (18.31%) Microservices
3 13 (18.31%) Unit Testing
4 9 (12.68%) Integration Testing
4 9 (12.68%) Kanban
4 9 (12.68%) Open Source
4 9 (12.68%) Scrum
5 8 (11.27%) Data Security
5 8 (11.27%) MVC
5 8 (11.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 7 (9.86%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.86%) Statistics
7 6 (8.45%) Data Development
7 6 (8.45%) ERP
7 6 (8.45%) Problem Management
7 6 (8.45%) Service Management
7 6 (8.45%) TDD
7 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.04%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) C#
3 19 (26.76%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
5 11 (15.49%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) Go
6 10 (14.08%) PHP
6 10 (14.08%) Python
7 8 (11.27%) Java 8
7 8 (11.27%) PHP 5
8 7 (9.86%) PowerShell
9 6 (8.45%) VBA
10 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) HNC
2 2 (2.82%) HND
2 2 (2.82%) MCSE
3 1 (1.41%) CISSP
3 1 (1.41%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.41%) MCITP
3 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.04%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
2 10 (14.08%) Docker
3 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
4 7 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 2 (2.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) Kubernetes
2 7 (9.86%) SCCM
2 7 (9.86%) vCenter Server
3 5 (7.04%) Terraform
4 4 (5.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
3 9 (12.68%) Google
4 5 (7.04%) Alteryx
4 5 (7.04%) Cognos
4 5 (7.04%) Tableau
5 4 (5.63%) IDERA
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco
7 2 (2.82%) Apple
7 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
7 2 (2.82%) Citrix
7 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
7 2 (2.82%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.82%) Twitter
7 2 (2.82%) Veeam
7 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.41%) Mitel
8 1 (1.41%) Sonus
8 1 (1.41%) Virgin Media