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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK / Wales
Rank 34 69 97
Rank change year-on-year +35 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 69 39 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 6.39% 2.78% 0.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.91% 29.77% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 38 7
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,300 £40,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 182 131 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.85% 9.34% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 155 127 94
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +31 42 £39,250 +3.28% 3
West Wales +4 23 £36,116 +20.38% 3
North Wales +1 2 £41,250 +37.50%
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 76 (54.29%) C#
2 74 (52.86%) .NET
3 71 (50.71%) SQL Server
4 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (47.14%) Amazon AWS
6 63 (45.00%) MVC
6 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 53 (37.86%) ASP.NET
8 51 (36.43%) HTML
8 51 (36.43%) Windows
9 45 (32.14%) SQL
9 45 (32.14%) Scrum
10 38 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (23.57%) CSS
12 31 (22.14%) VMware
12 31 (22.14%) OO
13 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
13 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 28 (20.00%) Active Directory
15 27 (19.29%) MongoDB
16 26 (18.57%) HTML5
16 26 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (18.57%) NHibernate
17 25 (17.86%) AngularJS
18 24 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
18 24 (17.14%) Windows Server
18 24 (17.14%) Web Development
18 24 (17.14%) Linux
18 24 (17.14%) OOP
19 23 (16.43%) XML

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 22 (15.71%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (7.86%) IIS
2 11 (7.86%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 7 (5.00%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.57%) OpenStack
6 5 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (2.14%) nginx
8 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.43%) Apache
9 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) CMS
10 1 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.71%) JBoss
10 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Office
2 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (47.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (12.86%) Office 365
3 13 (9.29%) IaaS
4 12 (8.57%) SaaS
5 8 (5.71%) PaaS
6 5 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (3.57%) GitHub
7 3 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (1.43%) Bluemix
8 2 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.57%) Firewall
2 10 (7.14%) DNS
3 5 (3.57%) SAN
4 4 (2.86%) NAS
4 4 (2.86%) VLAN
4 4 (2.86%) VPN
5 3 (2.14%) DHCP
5 3 (2.14%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.14%) LAN
5 3 (2.14%) Skype
5 3 (2.14%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.14%) WAN
6 2 (1.43%) Internet
6 2 (1.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (1.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.71%) Broadband
7 1 (0.71%) HTTP
7 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.71%) VoIP
7 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (50.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (19.29%) MongoDB
3 17 (12.14%) Big Data
4 16 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 15 (10.71%) NoSQL
5 15 (10.71%) RavenDB
6 13 (9.29%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (4.29%) HBase
9 6 (4.29%) Sqoop
10 4 (2.86%) MySQL
11 3 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 2 (1.43%) Data Lake
12 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.43%) Subversion
3 15 (10.71%) Mercurial
4 11 (7.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 7 (5.00%) TeamCity
7 6 (4.29%) Moq
7 6 (4.29%) NUnit
7 6 (4.29%) Selenium
8 5 (3.57%) Ant
9 4 (2.86%) Maven
9 4 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (2.14%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.43%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
11 2 (1.43%) JIRA
12 1 (0.71%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.71%) Grunt
12 1 (0.71%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.71%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 5 (3.57%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Advertising
3 2 (1.43%) Law
3 2 (1.43%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (51.43%) Developer
2 32 (22.86%) .NET Developer
3 27 (19.29%) C# Developer
4 21 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 13 (9.29%) Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (7.86%) Software Developer
7 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.71%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (4.29%) Big Data Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Java Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Programmer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (52.86%) .NET
2 53 (37.86%) ASP.NET
3 51 (36.43%) HTML
4 38 (27.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (23.57%) CSS
6 30 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (18.57%) HTML5
7 26 (18.57%) NHibernate
8 25 (17.86%) AngularJS
9 23 (16.43%) XML
10 22 (15.71%) WCF
11 21 (15.00%) .NET Framework
12 20 (14.29%) CSS3
13 19 (13.57%) Web Services
14 17 (12.14%) Entity Framework
14 17 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 16 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 16 (11.43%) WPF
16 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (10.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.14%) Enterprise Software
2 18 (12.86%) Mobile App
3 10 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.86%) Fintech
6 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.14%) User Experience
8 2 (1.43%) CMDB
8 2 (1.43%) CUDA
8 2 (1.43%) STB
9 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.71%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.71%) Clustering
9 1 (0.71%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.71%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (36.43%) Windows
2 24 (17.14%) Linux
2 24 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (7.14%) Unix
6 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.14%) CentOS
8 2 (1.43%) Android
8 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Debian
9 1 (0.71%) Gentoo
9 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (45.00%) MVC
3 45 (32.14%) Scrum
4 31 (22.14%) OO
5 24 (17.14%) OOP
5 24 (17.14%) Web Development
6 22 (15.71%) TDD
7 20 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (12.86%) Software Engineering
9 16 (11.43%) MVVM
10 15 (10.71%) Automated Testing
10 15 (10.71%) Kanban
10 15 (10.71%) Use Case
10 15 (10.71%) Web Application Development
11 14 (10.00%) ITIL
12 12 (8.57%) SDLC
13 11 (7.86%) DevOps
14 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.00%) Configuration Management
16 6 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 76 (54.29%) C#
2 45 (32.14%) SQL
3 30 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.71%) Java
5 15 (10.71%) Python
6 10 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 7 (5.00%) Groovy
7 7 (5.00%) Ruby
8 6 (4.29%) Go
8 6 (4.29%) Scala
9 3 (2.14%) C
10 2 (1.43%) C++
10 2 (1.43%) PHP
10 2 (1.43%) R
10 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (10.71%) Degree
3 14 (10.00%) MCSE
4 8 (5.71%) MCSA
5 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.14%) CCNA
6 3 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.71%) CCNP
7 1 (0.71%) HND
7 1 (0.71%) MCITP
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.71%) RHCE
7 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (9.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.29%) HDFS
4 6 (4.29%) vSphere
5 3 (2.14%) Docker
6 2 (1.43%) vCloud
6 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) Ansible
1 4 (2.86%) NetBackup
1 4 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.86%) Puppet
2 3 (2.14%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.71%) WSUS
3 1 (0.71%) yum
Vendors
1 63 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (22.14%) VMware
3 11 (7.86%) Cisco
4 8 (5.71%) Oracle
5 7 (5.00%) MuleSoft
6 6 (4.29%) Cloudera
6 6 (4.29%) Hortonworks
7 4 (2.86%) Dell
7 4 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 4 (2.86%) HP
7 4 (2.86%) Juniper
8 3 (2.14%) AppDynamics
8 3 (2.14%) Google
8 3 (2.14%) Rackspace
8 3 (2.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.43%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.43%) F5
9 2 (1.43%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.43%) Splunk
9 2 (1.43%) Vyatta
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