Period
to 20 August 2018

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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 32 64
Rank change year-on-year +6 +32 +53
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 161 146 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.41% 6.95% 3.76%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.95% 37.82% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 144 133 94
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +16.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £29,825 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,946 £57,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 403 386 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.06% 18.37% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 344 352 221
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,650 £25,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,675 £57,946 £58,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 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
South Wales +22 112 £47,500 +18.75% 29
West Wales -6 31 £40,210 -18.00% 2
North Wales +8 15 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Mid Wales - 3 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 87 (54.04%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (42.86%) C#
3 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (39.13%) .NET
5 61 (37.89%) SQL Server
6 55 (34.16%) Microsoft
7 53 (32.92%) JavaScript
8 49 (30.43%) SQL
9 39 (24.22%) HTML
10 37 (22.98%) Windows
11 35 (21.74%) Linux
11 35 (21.74%) MVC
12 34 (21.12%) CSS
13 32 (19.88%) PowerShell
14 31 (19.25%) DevOps
15 30 (18.63%) ASP.NET
16 29 (18.01%) Office 365
17 28 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 27 (16.77%) Windows Server
18 27 (16.77%) Web Services
18 27 (16.77%) Active Directory
19 26 (16.15%) VMware
19 26 (16.15%) Docker
19 26 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (14.29%) Finance
20 23 (14.29%) Degree
20 23 (14.29%) ITIL
20 23 (14.29%) Ansible
21 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
21 21 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.59%) IIS
3 8 (4.97%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.11%) Confluence
4 5 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.48%) Apache Pig
5 4 (2.48%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (1.24%) JBoss
6 2 (1.24%) SAS
7 1 (0.62%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.62%) CMS
7 1 (0.62%) Jetty
7 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 87 (54.04%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (18.01%) Office 365
3 10 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (4.97%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (4.97%) PaaS
5 6 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (3.73%) IaaS
6 5 (3.11%) Mimecast
6 5 (3.11%) Stackdriver
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (2.48%) GitHub
7 4 (2.48%) SaaS
8 2 (1.24%) Slack
8 2 (1.24%) Trello
9 1 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.80%) DHCP
1 19 (11.80%) DNS
2 18 (11.18%) Firewall
3 6 (3.73%) LAN
3 6 (3.73%) SAN
3 6 (3.73%) WAN
4 5 (3.11%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.48%) Internet
5 4 (2.48%) SSL
5 4 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.48%) VPN
6 3 (1.86%) Kerberos
6 3 (1.86%) VLAN
7 2 (1.24%) HTTP
7 2 (1.24%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.24%) IPv4
7 2 (1.24%) VoIP
7 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.24%) Wireless
8 1 (0.62%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (37.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.83%) NoSQL
2 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.35%) DB2
4 7 (4.35%) MySQL
4 7 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.35%) Power BI
5 6 (3.73%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (3.73%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.11%) Big Data
6 5 (3.11%) Redis
7 4 (2.48%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.48%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.48%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.48%) Presto
8 3 (1.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.73%) JIRA
4 5 (3.11%) CF BOSH
5 4 (2.48%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.48%) Spinnaker
6 3 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.24%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.24%) Selenium
7 2 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.62%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.62%) RSpec
8 1 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.62%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.21%) Law
3 8 (4.97%) Retail
4 7 (4.35%) Games
5 6 (3.73%) Automotive
5 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.24%) Advertising
6 2 (1.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Developer
2 25 (15.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.04%) .NET Developer
3 21 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
4 18 (11.18%) C# Developer
5 15 (9.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Architect
9 10 (6.21%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.21%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.59%) Support Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Azure DevOps
12 6 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (3.11%) Automation Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (39.13%) .NET
2 39 (24.22%) HTML
3 34 (21.12%) CSS
4 30 (18.63%) ASP.NET
5 27 (16.77%) Web Services
6 18 (11.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (9.94%) XML
8 15 (9.32%) JSON
8 15 (9.32%) REST
9 14 (8.70%) .NET Core
9 14 (8.70%) SOAP
10 13 (8.07%) .NET Framework
11 10 (6.21%) jQuery
12 9 (5.59%) Elastic Stack
13 8 (4.97%) AngularJS
13 8 (4.97%) HTML5
14 7 (4.35%) CSS3
15 6 (3.73%) React
15 6 (3.73%) WCF
16 5 (3.11%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.94%) Fintech
2 13 (8.07%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (7.45%) Cloud Native
4 11 (6.83%) User Experience
5 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.73%) Clustering
6 6 (3.73%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.73%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.73%) Replication
7 5 (3.11%) PKI
8 4 (2.48%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.48%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.48%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.86%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.62%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.62%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (22.98%) Windows
2 35 (21.74%) Linux
3 27 (16.77%) Windows Server
4 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.59%) Android
8 7 (4.35%) Unix
9 6 (3.73%) CentOS
9 6 (3.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.11%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.48%) AIX
11 4 (2.48%) HPUX
11 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.48%) Windows 7
12 3 (1.86%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.62%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (39.75%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (21.74%) MVC
3 31 (19.25%) DevOps
4 28 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (14.29%) ITIL
7 21 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (11.18%) Mentoring
8 18 (11.18%) Project Management
8 18 (11.18%) Service Delivery
9 16 (9.94%) High Availability
10 14 (8.70%) E-Commerce
10 14 (8.70%) Problem Management
11 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (8.07%) CRM
11 13 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 12 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (7.45%) Microservices
12 12 (7.45%) SDLC
12 12 (7.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 69 (42.86%) C#
2 53 (32.92%) JavaScript
3 49 (30.43%) SQL
4 32 (19.88%) PowerShell
5 20 (12.42%) Python
6 12 (7.45%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.97%) C
8 7 (4.35%) Java
8 7 (4.35%) Ruby
9 5 (3.11%) C++
9 5 (3.11%) Groovy
9 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.11%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.48%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.86%) Java 8
11 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.24%) VBA
12 2 (1.24%) XPath
13 1 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 23 (14.29%) Degree
2 13 (8.07%) MCSA
2 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.62%) CCIE
6 1 (0.62%) CCNP
6 1 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
6 1 (0.62%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.62%) PhD
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.73%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.86%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.86%) GDPR
3 3 (1.86%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) GCP
System Software
1 27 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 26 (16.15%) Docker
3 21 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (9.94%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.11%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (2.48%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.86%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.62%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.62%) vSphere
8 1 (0.62%) XenApp
8 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (14.29%) Ansible
2 18 (11.18%) Puppet
3 14 (8.70%) SCOM
4 13 (8.07%) Terraform
5 9 (5.59%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.59%) SCCM
5 9 (5.59%) SCOrch
6 6 (3.73%) Kubernetes
7 4 (2.48%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (2.48%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.48%) Packer
7 4 (2.48%) Prometheus
7 4 (2.48%) SCSM
7 4 (2.48%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.48%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.24%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.24%) PTC Integrity
10 1 (0.62%) QRadar
Vendors
1 55 (34.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.15%) VMware
3 14 (8.70%) HP
3 14 (8.70%) ServiceNow
4 13 (8.07%) Google
5 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.97%) Teradata
7 7 (4.35%) Cisco
7 7 (4.35%) Splunk
8 6 (3.73%) Citrix
8 6 (3.73%) IBM
8 6 (3.73%) Oracle
8 6 (3.73%) Tableau
9 5 (3.11%) McAfee
9 5 (3.11%) Xamarin
10 4 (2.48%) Actifio
10 4 (2.48%) Apple
10 4 (2.48%) Atlassian
10 4 (2.48%) BMC
11 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com