Period
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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Wales
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 354 318 182
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 18.71% 22.24% 18.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.76% 54.17% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 268 292 134
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,750 £31,630
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £54,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 757 587 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 40.01% 41.05% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 528 459 318
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,650 £29,525
25th Percentile £39,700 £35,000 £33,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £44,690
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +0.69% +11.72%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,954 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £58,750
UK median annual salary £61,600 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.35% +4.55%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Wales

Azure
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Wales.

Salary trend for Azure in Wales

Azure
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Wales over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure in Wales

Azure
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Wales region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South Wales +1 292 £51,440 +14.31% 45
West Wales -2 40 £50,000 +11.11% 6
North Wales -20 11 £55,000 +69.23% 2
Mid Wales +3 4 £42,500 -8.11% 2
Dyfed - 1 - -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT jobs citing 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 Wales region with a requirement for Azure.

1 142 (40.11%) AWS
2 127 (35.88%) SQL
3 126 (35.59%) DevOps
4 124 (35.03%) .NET
5 116 (32.77%) Microsoft
6 105 (29.66%) C#
7 99 (27.97%) Agile
8 88 (24.86%) SQL Server
9 80 (22.60%) Azure DevOps
10 79 (22.32%) Docker
11 68 (19.21%) Active Directory
12 66 (18.64%) Social Skills
13 62 (17.51%) HTML
13 62 (17.51%) AngularJS
14 60 (16.95%) Kubernetes
15 59 (16.67%) CI/CD
16 58 (16.38%) Python
17 57 (16.10%) Finance
18 54 (15.25%) JavaScript
19 52 (14.69%) Microsoft 365
20 51 (14.41%) Git (software)
21 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET
21 50 (14.12%) Linux
21 50 (14.12%) Containerisation
22 49 (13.84%) Advertising
22 49 (13.84%) Microservices
23 48 (13.56%) Jenkins
23 48 (13.56%) VMware
23 48 (13.56%) CSS
23 48 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 38 (10.73%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.63%) Apache Spark
3 18 (5.08%) Apache
4 17 (4.80%) Tomcat
5 10 (2.82%) Jupyter
6 8 (2.26%) MS Exchange
7 7 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.41%) IIS
10 2 (0.56%) Confluence
11 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (3.67%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.13%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 142 (40.11%) AWS
2 80 (22.60%) Azure DevOps
3 52 (14.69%) Microsoft 365
4 46 (12.99%) Power Platform
5 40 (11.30%) GCP
6 34 (9.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (6.21%) GitHub
8 19 (5.37%) Serverless
9 18 (5.08%) Amazon Kinesis
9 18 (5.08%) AWS IoT
10 17 (4.80%) OpenShift
11 16 (4.52%) Amazon Alexa
11 16 (4.52%) Stripe
12 13 (3.67%) Power Automate
13 12 (3.39%) SaaS
14 10 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (2.82%) Azure AKS
14 10 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (2.82%) IaaS
15 9 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.93%) DNS
2 19 (5.37%) DHCP
3 17 (4.80%) SAN
4 16 (4.52%) Firewall
5 14 (3.95%) VoIP
6 13 (3.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (3.39%) HTTP
7 12 (3.39%) SSL
8 11 (3.11%) VPN
9 10 (2.82%) Network Security
10 9 (2.54%) LAN
11 8 (2.26%) WAN
12 4 (1.13%) Intranet
13 3 (0.85%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (0.56%) Internet
14 2 (0.56%) MQTT
14 2 (0.56%) SMTP
14 2 (0.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (24.86%) SQL Server
2 36 (10.17%) NoSQL
3 35 (9.89%) Power BI
4 22 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (5.37%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (4.80%) Hadoop
8 15 (4.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 11 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (2.26%) OLAP
10 8 (2.26%) Tableau
11 7 (1.98%) Big Data
11 7 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
11 7 (1.98%) Data Mining
11 7 (1.98%) MySQL
12 6 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
12 6 (1.69%) Power Query
13 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
14 4 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 26 (7.34%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.93%) GitLab
5 14 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.39%) Selenium
7 7 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (1.98%) Postman
8 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 6 (1.69%) JIRA
9 4 (1.13%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.85%) Cypress.io
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
11 2 (0.56%) Gradle
11 2 (0.56%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.56%) Maven
11 2 (0.56%) rollup.js
11 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.56%) webpack
12 1 (0.28%) Gatling
General
1 66 (18.64%) Social Skills
2 57 (16.10%) Finance
3 49 (13.84%) Advertising
4 34 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.08%) Public Sector
6 15 (4.24%) Retail
7 14 (3.95%) Marketing
8 6 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.13%) Games
11 3 (0.85%) Automotive
12 2 (0.56%) Back Office
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) Legal
12 2 (0.56%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 1 (0.28%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 106 (29.94%) Developer
2 45 (12.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (11.58%) .NET Developer
4 28 (7.91%) Software Engineer
5 24 (6.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (6.21%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.65%) Architect
7 20 (5.65%) Backend Developer
7 20 (5.65%) Data Engineer
8 19 (5.37%) Analyst
9 17 (4.80%) C# Developer
9 17 (4.80%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (4.80%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (4.80%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 16 (4.52%) Applications Developer
10 16 (4.52%) AWS Developer
10 16 (4.52%) Senior Developer
11 15 (4.24%) .NET Applications Developer
11 15 (4.24%) C# Application Developer
11 15 (4.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (35.03%) .NET
2 62 (17.51%) AngularJS
2 62 (17.51%) HTML
3 50 (14.12%) ASP.NET
4 48 (13.56%) CSS
5 43 (12.15%) React
6 42 (11.86%) .NET Core
7 34 (9.60%) ASP.NET Core
8 33 (9.32%) REST
9 29 (8.19%) HTML5
10 25 (7.06%) .NET Framework
11 23 (6.50%) Node.js
12 19 (5.37%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (5.08%) Vue.js
14 17 (4.80%) Express
14 17 (4.80%) JMS
14 17 (4.80%) Web Services
15 15 (4.24%) Entity Framework
15 15 (4.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (3.39%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.08%) IoT
2 17 (4.80%) Data Structures
3 16 (4.52%) Algorithms
4 14 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.67%) Tandem
6 12 (3.39%) Public Cloud
7 11 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.54%) Legacy Systems
9 8 (2.26%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.98%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.98%) User Experience
11 6 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (1.69%) Team-Oriented Environment
12 5 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.41%) Replication
13 4 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.56%) Derivative
14 2 (0.56%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.12%) Linux
2 41 (11.58%) Windows
3 23 (6.50%) CentOS
4 20 (5.65%) Windows Server
5 8 (2.26%) Ubuntu
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.13%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.56%) Android
8 2 (0.56%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.56%) Unix
9 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (35.59%) DevOps
2 99 (27.97%) Agile
3 59 (16.67%) CI/CD
4 50 (14.12%) Containerisation
5 49 (13.84%) Microservices
6 48 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 44 (12.43%) Software Engineering
8 42 (11.86%) Infrastructure as Code
9 41 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
9 41 (11.58%) TDD
10 40 (11.30%) Analytics
11 37 (10.45%) Migration
12 35 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (9.60%) Scrum
14 31 (8.76%) Full Stack Development
15 30 (8.47%) IT Strategy
15 30 (8.47%) MVC
15 30 (8.47%) Project Delivery
16 27 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
16 27 (7.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 127 (35.88%) SQL
2 105 (29.66%) C#
3 58 (16.38%) Python
4 54 (15.25%) JavaScript
5 36 (10.17%) Java
6 34 (9.60%) PowerShell
7 30 (8.47%) T-SQL
8 18 (5.08%) TypeScript
9 15 (4.24%) Ruby
10 13 (3.67%) Bash
11 11 (3.11%) Go
11 11 (3.11%) R
12 9 (2.54%) C++
13 8 (2.26%) VB
14 7 (1.98%) PHP
15 6 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (1.69%) VBA
16 4 (1.13%) Scala
17 3 (0.85%) Groovy
18 2 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (8.76%) Degree
2 17 (4.80%) RHCE
2 17 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 16 (4.52%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (1.69%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.41%) CISSP
7 5 (1.41%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.41%) TOGAF Certification
8 4 (1.13%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.85%) CCNA
9 3 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.56%) CCNP
10 2 (0.56%) CISM
10 2 (0.56%) IIBA
11 1 (0.28%) CCDA
11 1 (0.28%) OSCP
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.24%) GDPR
1 15 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (3.95%) QA
3 7 (1.98%) SLA
4 4 (1.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.85%) NIST
6 2 (0.56%) COBIT
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 79 (22.32%) Docker
2 68 (19.21%) Active Directory
3 45 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (6.50%) vSphere
5 17 (4.80%) GlusterFS
6 14 (3.95%) Hyper-V
7 11 (3.11%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.85%) XenApp
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 60 (16.95%) Kubernetes
2 41 (11.58%) Ansible
3 39 (11.02%) Terraform
4 25 (7.06%) Puppet
5 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.98%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.85%) Grafana
7 3 (0.85%) SCCM
8 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.28%) Graylog
9 1 (0.28%) Nagios
9 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 116 (32.77%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.56%) VMware
3 21 (5.93%) CA
3 21 (5.93%) Red Hat
4 20 (5.65%) Cisco
4 20 (5.65%) Google
5 19 (5.37%) F5
6 13 (3.67%) Citrix
7 10 (2.82%) Avaya
8 9 (2.54%) Oracle
9 6 (1.69%) Sophos
10 5 (1.41%) IBM
11 4 (1.13%) Databricks
11 4 (1.13%) SAP
11 4 (1.13%) Veeam
12 3 (0.85%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.56%) New Relic
13 2 (0.56%) Rackspace
13 2 (0.56%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds