Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 22 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Azure 234 179 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 12.23% 9.07% 7.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.54% 39.60% 37.53%
Number of salaries quoted 208 159 133
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,625 £65,000 £57,946
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 463 452 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.19% 22.91% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 395 386 360
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,105 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +0.26% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £63,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Wales

Azure
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Wales.

Salary trend for Azure in Wales

Azure
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Wales over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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
South Wales +5 176 £45,000 - 44
West Wales +17 35 £37,000 -24.55% 2
North Wales +3 15 £21,750 -45.63% 5
Mid Wales +23 7 - - 1
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 97 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (40.17%) Microsoft
3 88 (37.61%) AWS
4 86 (36.75%) .NET
5 67 (28.63%) Windows
6 63 (26.92%) SQL
7 62 (26.50%) DevOps
8 53 (22.65%) JavaScript
9 51 (21.79%) C#
10 40 (17.09%) Scrum
10 40 (17.09%) Active Directory
11 39 (16.67%) MVC
11 39 (16.67%) SDLC
12 35 (14.96%) HTML
12 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
13 34 (14.53%) Java
13 34 (14.53%) SQL Server
13 34 (14.53%) ASP.NET
14 32 (13.68%) CSS
14 32 (13.68%) Windows Server
15 31 (13.25%) GCP
16 29 (12.39%) Linux
16 29 (12.39%) Office 365
17 28 (11.97%) VMware
17 28 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (11.54%) Google
19 25 (10.68%) Docker
19 25 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (10.26%) Analytics
20 24 (10.26%) Firewall

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 20 (8.55%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.42%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (3.42%) IIS
4 6 (2.56%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.14%) Apache
5 5 (2.14%) nginx
6 4 (1.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.71%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.28%) CMS
7 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.85%) JBoss
8 2 (0.85%) Jetty
8 2 (0.85%) Mule
8 2 (0.85%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.85%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (2.56%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 88 (37.61%) AWS
2 31 (13.25%) GCP
3 29 (12.39%) Office 365
4 13 (5.56%) Power Platform
5 12 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (4.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (4.70%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (3.85%) GitHub
8 7 (2.99%) Serverless
9 6 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.28%) IaaS
10 3 (1.28%) SaaS
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 2 (0.85%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.85%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (0.85%) Yammer
12 1 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.43%) PaaS
12 1 (0.43%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.26%) Firewall
2 23 (9.83%) Network Security
3 17 (7.26%) DNS
4 16 (6.84%) SAN
5 10 (4.27%) DHCP
6 9 (3.85%) Internet
7 7 (2.99%) HTTP
7 7 (2.99%) LAN
7 7 (2.99%) NAS
7 7 (2.99%) SMTP
7 7 (2.99%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.14%) Skype
9 3 (1.28%) WAN
10 2 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.85%) IMAP
10 2 (0.85%) POP3
10 2 (0.85%) VoIP
10 2 (0.85%) VPN
10 2 (0.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (5.98%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (5.56%) Power BI
4 12 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (4.27%) MySQL
6 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.14%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 2 (0.85%) DB2
12 2 (0.85%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.85%) PowerPivot
12 2 (0.85%) QlikView
12 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (14.96%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.83%) JIRA
3 18 (7.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (6.41%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.41%) Selenium
5 11 (4.70%) Visual Studio
6 7 (2.99%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.14%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.28%) Maven
10 3 (1.28%) Subversion
11 2 (0.85%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.85%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.85%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.85%) JMeter
11 2 (0.85%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.85%) NeoLoad
11 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (9.40%) Public Sector
2 18 (7.69%) Finance
3 13 (5.56%) Automotive
4 7 (2.99%) Retail
5 3 (1.28%) Environmental Health
5 3 (1.28%) Games
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.85%) Advertising
6 2 (0.85%) Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Publishing
7 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 81 (34.62%) Developer
2 41 (17.52%) .NET Developer
3 21 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.26%) Senior Developer
5 14 (5.98%) Software Developer
6 13 (5.56%) Administrator
6 13 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (5.56%) IT Administrator
6 13 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (5.56%) Network Administrator
6 13 (5.56%) SQL Developer
7 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (4.70%) Consultant
8 10 (4.27%) Analyst
8 10 (4.27%) Architect
8 10 (4.27%) Automation Engineer
8 10 (4.27%) C# Developer
8 10 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (4.27%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (36.75%) .NET
2 35 (14.96%) HTML
3 34 (14.53%) ASP.NET
4 32 (13.68%) CSS
5 23 (9.83%) AngularJS
6 22 (9.40%) jQuery
7 19 (8.12%) .NET Framework
8 15 (6.41%) .NET Core
8 15 (6.41%) JSON
9 13 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (5.56%) WCF
10 12 (5.13%) Web Services
11 11 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (4.27%) SOAP
13 9 (3.85%) XML
14 8 (3.42%) Entity Framework
14 8 (3.42%) J2EE
15 7 (2.99%) RESTful
16 6 (2.56%) React
17 5 (2.14%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
1 10 (4.27%) User Experience
2 8 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.42%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.99%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.14%) Clustering
5 5 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.85%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.85%) Replication
7 2 (0.85%) Wiki
8 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.63%) Windows
2 32 (13.68%) Windows Server
3 29 (12.39%) Linux
4 8 (3.42%) CentOS
5 5 (2.14%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.71%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.71%) Unix
6 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.28%) Android
7 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.85%) Fedora
8 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (41.45%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (26.50%) DevOps
3 40 (17.09%) Scrum
4 39 (16.67%) MVC
4 39 (16.67%) SDLC
5 28 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 25 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (10.26%) Analytics
8 23 (9.83%) Business Intelligence
8 23 (9.83%) ITIL
9 20 (8.55%) Microservices
10 19 (8.12%) Migration
11 18 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (6.41%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.41%) CRM
12 15 (6.41%) Data Security
12 15 (6.41%) ETL
12 15 (6.41%) TDD
13 14 (5.98%) Data Protection
13 14 (5.98%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (26.92%) SQL
2 53 (22.65%) JavaScript
3 51 (21.79%) C#
4 34 (14.53%) Java
5 22 (9.40%) PowerShell
5 22 (9.40%) Python
6 15 (6.41%) VB
7 8 (3.42%) Bash Shell
7 8 (3.42%) VB6
8 7 (2.99%) Go
9 6 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 6 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.14%) PHP
10 5 (2.14%) Ruby
11 4 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.71%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.71%) X++
12 3 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.85%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.56%) Degree
2 6 (2.56%) ISEB
2 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.71%) CSSLP
3 4 (1.71%) MCSE
3 4 (1.71%) OSCP
4 3 (1.28%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (1.28%) LPIC
4 3 (1.28%) MCSA
4 3 (1.28%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.28%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) CISSP
6 1 (0.43%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.43%) RHCE
6 1 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) QA
2 8 (3.42%) GDPR
3 7 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.99%) SLA
4 3 (1.28%) COBIT
5 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 2 (0.85%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.43%) NIST
6 1 (0.43%) NIST 800
System Software
1 40 (17.09%) Active Directory
2 25 (10.68%) Docker
3 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.43%) Firmware
7 1 (0.43%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 21 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 18 (7.69%) Ansible
3 12 (5.13%) Puppet
3 12 (5.13%) Terraform
4 8 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (2.14%) cPanel
6 5 (2.14%) Mesos
6 5 (2.14%) Plesk
7 4 (1.71%) SCCM
8 3 (1.28%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.85%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.85%) Grafana
9 2 (0.85%) Kibana
9 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.85%) Salt
9 2 (0.85%) SCOM
9 2 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.43%) DatAdvantage
10 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 94 (40.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.97%) VMware
3 27 (11.54%) Google
4 23 (9.83%) Oracle
5 21 (8.97%) SAP
6 13 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.85%) Cisco
8 7 (2.99%) IBM
8 7 (2.99%) Veeam
8 7 (2.99%) Xamarin
9 6 (2.56%) ATG
9 6 (2.56%) hybris
10 4 (1.71%) NetApp
11 3 (1.28%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.28%) Dell
11 3 (1.28%) HP
11 3 (1.28%) Remedy
11 3 (1.28%) Scality
11 3 (1.28%) Tableau
12 2 (0.85%) MobileIron