Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 78 118
Rank change year-on-year +55 +40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 171 83 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.42% 3.15% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.05% 33.60% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 154 77 32
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +21.21% -8.33%
10th Percentile £28,825 £27,500 £21,125
90th Percentile £57,946 £85,000 £51,125
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 427 247 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.03% 9.36% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 389 195 158
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,500 £56,300
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.04% +3.16%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Wales over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Wales

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +51 92 £40,000 - 12
West Wales +23 70 £49,039 +24.15% 2
North Wales +5 7 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Mid Wales -5 2 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 93 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
2 74 (43.27%) Microsoft
3 63 (36.84%) C#
4 62 (36.26%) .NET
5 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
6 56 (32.75%) Linux
6 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (32.16%) Puppet
8 48 (28.07%) Jenkins
8 48 (28.07%) Ansible
9 44 (25.73%) Server Virtualisation
10 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
11 42 (24.56%) Service Delivery
12 40 (23.39%) SQL
13 38 (22.22%) ASP.NET
14 37 (21.64%) MVC
15 36 (21.05%) VMware
16 35 (20.47%) Windows
17 34 (19.88%) Business Transformation
18 33 (19.30%) HTML
19 31 (18.13%) Cisco
20 30 (17.54%) CSS
20 30 (17.54%) AngularJS
21 26 (15.20%) Scrum
22 25 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (14.04%) TDD
24 23 (13.45%) SEO
25 21 (12.28%) DevOps
25 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Microsoft 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 17 (9.94%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (7.02%) IIS
3 5 (2.92%) CMS
3 5 (2.92%) OpenStack
3 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.92%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) JBoss
4 4 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.75%) nginx
6 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.58%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 93 (54.39%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (11.11%) IaaS
2 19 (11.11%) Office 365
3 15 (8.77%) PaaS
4 14 (8.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (4.68%) SaaS
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.92%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (2.92%) AWS OpsWorks
6 5 (2.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.92%) Bluemix
6 5 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.92%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (2.92%) Route 53
6 5 (2.92%) Serverless
7 2 (1.17%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.36%) DNS
2 13 (7.60%) Firewall
2 13 (7.60%) LAN
3 12 (7.02%) WAN
4 11 (6.43%) Skype
5 10 (5.85%) DHCP
5 10 (5.85%) Network Security
5 10 (5.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.09%) SAN
7 6 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (3.51%) Unified Communications
7 6 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.92%) BGP
8 5 (2.92%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (2.92%) HTTP
8 5 (2.92%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.34%) NAS
9 4 (2.34%) NetScaler
9 4 (2.34%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.60%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.02%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.51%) Big Data
7 6 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.34%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.34%) OLAP
9 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.75%) MySQL
10 3 (1.75%) RavenDB
11 2 (1.17%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 48 (28.07%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (9.36%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.85%) Moq
4 10 (5.85%) NUnit
5 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.92%) Ant
6 5 (2.92%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.92%) Maven
6 5 (2.92%) MSTest
6 5 (2.92%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.17%) Selenium
7 2 (1.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.17%) Subversion
7 2 (1.17%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.58%) JIRA
8 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (9.36%) Finance
2 7 (4.09%) Games
2 7 (4.09%) Retail
3 6 (3.51%) Electronics
3 6 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.51%) Marketing
3 6 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.17%) Advertising
4 2 (1.17%) Law
4 2 (1.17%) Welsh Language
5 1 (0.58%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 57 (33.33%) Developer
2 54 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (26.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 42 (24.56%) .NET Developer
5 34 (19.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (17.54%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 27 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (9.36%) C# Developer
8 16 (9.36%) Team Leader
9 14 (8.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 13 (7.60%) Senior Developer
11 12 (7.02%) .NET Software Developer
11 12 (7.02%) Software Developer
12 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 11 (6.43%) Wintel Engineer
12 11 (6.43%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (4.68%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (4.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (4.09%) Junior Developer
14 7 (4.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (36.26%) .NET
2 38 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 33 (19.30%) HTML
4 30 (17.54%) AngularJS
4 30 (17.54%) CSS
5 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (12.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 19 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 19 (11.11%) WCF
7 17 (9.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (9.36%) HTML5
9 14 (8.19%) Entity Framework
9 14 (8.19%) XML
10 12 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (6.43%) jQuery
11 11 (6.43%) NHibernate
12 10 (5.85%) Node.js
12 10 (5.85%) React
12 10 (5.85%) RESTful
12 10 (5.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.26%) Fintech
3 7 (4.09%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Clustering
5 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.92%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.34%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.17%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.17%) Replication
8 2 (1.17%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.17%) User Experience
9 1 (0.58%) CMDB
9 1 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.75%) Linux
2 35 (20.47%) Windows
3 19 (11.11%) Unix
4 15 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.09%) CentOS
9 4 (2.34%) Android
9 4 (2.34%) Debian
9 4 (2.34%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.17%) DC/OS
10 2 (1.17%) VMS
10 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.73%) Server Virtualisation
3 42 (24.56%) Service Delivery
4 37 (21.64%) MVC
5 34 (19.88%) Business Transformation
6 26 (15.20%) Scrum
7 24 (14.04%) TDD
8 23 (13.45%) SEO
9 21 (12.28%) DevOps
10 20 (11.70%) ITIL
11 18 (10.53%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.77%) Project Management
12 15 (8.77%) Web Development
13 12 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (7.02%) Problem Management
14 11 (6.43%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.43%) Migration
15 9 (5.26%) Coaching
15 9 (5.26%) ETL
15 9 (5.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 63 (36.84%) C#
2 43 (25.15%) JavaScript
3 40 (23.39%) SQL
4 13 (7.60%) PowerShell
5 11 (6.43%) T-SQL
6 8 (4.68%) Java
6 8 (4.68%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.92%) F#
7 5 (2.92%) Ruby
8 3 (1.75%) C
8 3 (1.75%) C++
8 3 (1.75%) PHP
8 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.17%) Erlang
9 2 (1.17%) Python
10 1 (0.58%) AWK
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) Haskell
10 1 (0.58%) Lisp
10 1 (0.58%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.68%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.09%) Degree
4 5 (2.92%) CCNP
5 4 (2.34%) HND
5 4 (2.34%) MCSA
5 4 (2.34%) MCSE
6 3 (1.75%) MCP
7 2 (1.17%) CCNA
7 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) QA
3 3 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.58%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (14.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 12 (7.02%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.43%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (5.85%) Docker
6 4 (2.34%) vSphere
7 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (32.16%) Puppet
2 48 (28.07%) Ansible
3 14 (8.19%) SCCM
4 12 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (6.43%) Tivoli
5 11 (6.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 9 (5.26%) Terraform
7 6 (3.51%) Kibana
8 5 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.17%) SCOM
10 2 (1.17%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.17%) SCSM
11 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 74 (43.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (21.05%) VMware
3 31 (18.13%) Cisco
4 11 (6.43%) Avaya
4 11 (6.43%) CheckPoint
4 11 (6.43%) Nortel
5 10 (5.85%) Citrix
6 8 (4.68%) Google
6 8 (4.68%) Red Hat
7 6 (3.51%) SAP
8 5 (2.92%) AppDynamics
8 5 (2.92%) F5
8 5 (2.92%) Juniper
8 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds
8 5 (2.92%) Splunk
8 5 (2.92%) Vyatta
9 4 (2.34%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.75%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.75%) HP
11 2 (1.17%) Dell