Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 +61
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 138 133 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 7.68% 6.48% 3.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.91% 40.30% 39.33%
Number of salaries quoted 114 119 104
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,701 £27,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £57,050 £56,250 £56,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 364 330 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 20.27% 16.07% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 294 286 252
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.80% -1.25%
10th Percentile £22,688 £23,875 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,844 £56,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +18 81 £42,500 +6.25% 27
West Wales +1 27 £40,210 +0.52% 4
North Wales +11 15 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Mid Wales - 15 - - 2
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 63 (45.65%) C#
1 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (40.58%) .NET
4 51 (36.96%) SQL Server
5 42 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 39 (28.26%) Microsoft
7 38 (27.54%) Windows
7 38 (27.54%) Linux
8 36 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
9 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
10 32 (23.19%) MVC
11 31 (22.46%) ITIL
12 30 (21.74%) CSS
12 30 (21.74%) HTML
12 30 (21.74%) Service Delivery
12 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
13 29 (21.01%) Continuous Improvement
13 29 (21.01%) Finance
14 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (19.57%) SQL
16 26 (18.84%) Hyper-V
16 26 (18.84%) Mentoring
17 25 (18.12%) Degree
17 25 (18.12%) VMware
17 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
19 23 (16.67%) Fintech
20 21 (15.22%) High Availability

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 12 (8.70%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (3.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.62%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.90%) CMS
3 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.90%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.17%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Mule
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 60 (43.48%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (13.77%) IaaS
2 19 (13.77%) Office 365
3 5 (3.62%) PaaS
4 4 (2.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (2.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.90%) SaaS
5 3 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.45%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.72%) Route 53
7 1 (0.72%) Serverless
7 1 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (12.32%) DNS
2 16 (11.59%) DHCP
3 10 (7.25%) Firewall
4 7 (5.07%) LAN
5 5 (3.62%) Internet
5 5 (3.62%) WAN
6 3 (2.17%) SAN
6 3 (2.17%) Wireless
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.45%) IPsec
7 2 (1.45%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.45%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.45%) VLAN
7 2 (1.45%) VPN
8 1 (0.72%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.72%) Network Security
8 1 (0.72%) SMS
8 1 (0.72%) SNMP
8 1 (0.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 10 (7.25%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (5.80%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (5.80%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.80%) Redis
7 7 (5.07%) DB2
8 5 (3.62%) MySQL
8 5 (3.62%) RDBMS
9 3 (2.17%) RavenDB
9 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.72%) Big Data
11 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
1 13 (9.42%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.25%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (21.01%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Retail
3 6 (4.35%) Automotive
4 3 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (34.78%) Developer
2 28 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.77%) C# Developer
4 18 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 14 (10.14%) Architect
7 11 (7.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Cloud Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.80%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.07%) Analyst
12 6 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (4.35%) Senior Architect
13 5 (3.62%) C# .NET Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Database Architect
13 5 (3.62%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (3.62%) Senior Database Architect
13 5 (3.62%) Senior DBA
13 5 (3.62%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (40.58%) .NET
2 33 (23.91%) ASP.NET
3 30 (21.74%) CSS
3 30 (21.74%) HTML
4 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 15 (10.87%) .NET Core
6 14 (10.14%) .NET Framework
7 13 (9.42%) SOAP
8 12 (8.70%) REST
9 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
10 10 (7.25%) Web Services
11 8 (5.80%) Entity Framework
12 7 (5.07%) WCF
13 6 (4.35%) RESTful
14 4 (2.90%) CSS3
14 4 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
14 4 (2.90%) HTML5
15 3 (2.17%) Ionic Framework
15 3 (2.17%) Middleware
15 3 (2.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Fintech
2 18 (13.04%) User Experience
3 16 (11.59%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (10.87%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (7.97%) Cloud Native
6 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.62%) PKI
8 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.17%) Clustering
9 3 (2.17%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.17%) Replication
10 2 (1.45%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.54%) Linux
1 38 (27.54%) Windows
2 30 (21.74%) Windows Server
3 28 (20.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.52%) Android
5 8 (5.80%) Unix
5 8 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
8 4 (2.90%) AIX
8 4 (2.90%) HPUX
8 4 (2.90%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.45%) CentOS
10 1 (0.72%) Debian
10 1 (0.72%) Fedora
10 1 (0.72%) Solaris
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (23.19%) MVC
4 31 (22.46%) ITIL
5 30 (21.74%) Service Delivery
6 29 (21.01%) Continuous Improvement
7 26 (18.84%) Mentoring
8 21 (15.22%) High Availability
9 20 (14.49%) Decision-Making
9 20 (14.49%) ITSM
10 17 (12.32%) Incident Management
10 17 (12.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (11.59%) Project Management
11 16 (11.59%) Scrum
11 16 (11.59%) Service Management
12 15 (10.87%) Proactive Management
12 15 (10.87%) Waterfall
13 14 (10.14%) TOGAF
14 13 (9.42%) DevOps
14 13 (9.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 63 (45.65%) C#
2 42 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.57%) SQL
4 20 (14.49%) PowerShell
5 11 (7.97%) Python
6 9 (6.52%) Ruby
7 8 (5.80%) Bash Shell
8 7 (5.07%) C++
9 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.17%) C
11 3 (2.17%) Java
11 3 (2.17%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.72%) AWK
13 1 (0.72%) Groovy
13 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (18.12%) Degree
1 25 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.32%) MCSE
3 8 (5.80%) MCSA
4 3 (2.17%) CEH
4 3 (2.17%) CREST Certified
4 3 (2.17%) OSCP
5 2 (1.45%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.45%) CCNA
5 2 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.45%) PhD
5 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) CCNP
6 1 (0.72%) HND
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.59%) SLA
2 6 (4.35%) GDPR
3 5 (3.62%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.62%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (18.84%) Hyper-V
2 24 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (12.32%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (10.87%) Docker
5 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
6 6 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.90%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.72%) XenApp
8 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (10.14%) Ansible
1 14 (10.14%) Puppet
2 11 (7.97%) SCOM
3 6 (4.35%) SCCM
3 6 (4.35%) SCOrch
4 5 (3.62%) Terraform
5 4 (2.90%) Kubernetes
5 4 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.90%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (2.17%) Nessus
6 3 (2.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.17%) Nmap
6 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.45%) PTC Integrity
8 1 (0.72%) Grafana
8 1 (0.72%) Marathon
8 1 (0.72%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.72%) QRadar
8 1 (0.72%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.12%) VMware
3 13 (9.42%) ServiceNow
4 12 (8.70%) HP
4 12 (8.70%) Teradata
5 7 (5.07%) Cisco
5 7 (5.07%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.35%) Google
6 6 (4.35%) IBM
6 6 (4.35%) Oracle
7 4 (2.90%) Apple
7 4 (2.90%) BMC
7 4 (2.90%) Citrix
7 4 (2.90%) McAfee
8 3 (2.17%) Qualys
8 3 (2.17%) Veeam
9 2 (1.45%) PTC
10 1 (0.72%) F5
10 1 (0.72%) Meraki
10 1 (0.72%) Splunk