Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 31 34
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 226 138 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.39% 7.68% 6.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.99% 34.16% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 186 115 119
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,779 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 411 404 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.35% 22.47% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 340 319 292
Wales median annual salary £40,875 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,750 £24,785 £23,775
90th Percentile £58,750 £54,844 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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 +15 154 £43,500 +2.35% 7
West Wales +17 34 £41,250 +2.59% 5
North Wales +8 29 £30,500 -35.79%
Mid Wales +31 8 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 100 (44.25%) .NET
2 96 (42.48%) Amazon AWS
3 87 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
4 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
5 69 (30.53%) C#
6 67 (29.65%) SQL
7 57 (25.22%) JavaScript
8 56 (24.78%) DevOps
9 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
10 50 (22.12%) Windows
11 45 (19.91%) ASP.NET
12 40 (17.70%) Linux
13 39 (17.26%) MVC
14 37 (16.37%) HTML
14 37 (16.37%) Java
15 33 (14.60%) CSS
16 32 (14.16%) Firewall
17 31 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
18 29 (12.83%) .NET Core
18 29 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
19 28 (12.39%) Fintech
20 25 (11.06%) Scrum
21 24 (10.62%) Finance
21 24 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
22 23 (10.18%) AngularJS
22 23 (10.18%) Active Directory
23 22 (9.73%) Python
23 22 (9.73%) SharePoint
23 22 (9.73%) Migration
23 22 (9.73%) Jenkins

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 22 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (3.54%) OpenStack
5 7 (3.10%) Apache
6 6 (2.65%) IIS
6 6 (2.65%) nginx
7 4 (1.77%) WordPress
8 3 (1.33%) SAS
9 2 (0.88%) JBoss
9 2 (0.88%) Jetty
9 2 (0.88%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.44%) CMS
10 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.64%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 96 (42.48%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 19 (8.41%) Office 365
4 17 (7.52%) IaaS
5 13 (5.75%) Power Platform
6 11 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (3.98%) PaaS
8 9 (3.98%) Serverless
9 8 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 8 (3.54%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 7 (3.10%) SaaS
11 3 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.33%) GitHub
12 2 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.88%) Datadog
12 2 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.44%) npm
13 1 (0.44%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.16%) Firewall
2 19 (8.41%) DNS
3 17 (7.52%) VPN
4 12 (5.31%) Network Security
5 9 (3.98%) LAN
6 8 (3.54%) HTTP
6 8 (3.54%) SAN
6 8 (3.54%) TCP/IP
7 7 (3.10%) Internet
7 7 (3.10%) WAN
8 6 (2.65%) DHCP
9 5 (2.21%) SMTP
10 3 (1.33%) HTTPS
10 3 (1.33%) SSL
10 3 (1.33%) Wireless
11 1 (0.44%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.44%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.41%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (7.96%) BusinessObjects
4 14 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (5.75%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.75%) Power BI
5 13 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (5.31%) MySQL
7 8 (3.54%) Cosmos DB
8 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.33%) DB2
10 3 (1.33%) PowerPivot
10 3 (1.33%) SAS EBI
11 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.88%) QlikView
11 2 (0.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (9.73%) Git (software)
1 22 (9.73%) Jenkins
2 19 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (3.54%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.54%) JIRA
5 7 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (2.65%) Selenium
6 6 (2.65%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.33%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.88%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.88%) git-flow
10 2 (0.88%) Hudson
10 2 (0.88%) Maven
10 2 (0.88%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.88%) Subversion
10 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (10.62%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Automotive
3 11 (4.87%) Games
4 5 (2.21%) Law
5 4 (1.77%) Advertising
5 4 (1.77%) Retail
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 84 (37.17%) Developer
2 39 (17.26%) .NET Developer
3 19 (8.41%) IT Engineer
4 17 (7.52%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.08%) Software Developer
6 15 (6.64%) Administrator
6 15 (6.64%) Cloud Engineer
6 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.19%) IT Security Engineer
7 14 (6.19%) Security Engineer
8 13 (5.75%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (5.31%) Architect
10 11 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) Junior
11 10 (4.42%) Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
11 10 (4.42%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 10 (4.42%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.98%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (3.98%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (44.25%) .NET
2 45 (19.91%) ASP.NET
3 37 (16.37%) HTML
4 33 (14.60%) CSS
5 29 (12.83%) .NET Core
6 23 (10.18%) AngularJS
7 18 (7.96%) jQuery
8 16 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (6.64%) J2EE
10 14 (6.19%) .NET Framework
11 11 (4.87%) SOAP
12 9 (3.98%) REST
12 9 (3.98%) XML
13 8 (3.54%) Entity Framework
13 8 (3.54%) HTML5
13 8 (3.54%) React
13 8 (3.54%) Web Services
14 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.10%) LAMP
15 6 (2.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.39%) Fintech
2 14 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.87%) User Experience
5 10 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.98%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.10%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.10%) Mobile App
8 6 (2.65%) Cloud Native
8 6 (2.65%) Clustering
9 5 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.33%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.44%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.44%) LPAR
12 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.12%) Windows
2 40 (17.70%) Linux
3 21 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.08%) CentOS
5 13 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (3.54%) Fedora
7 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.77%) Unix
9 3 (1.33%) Android
10 2 (0.88%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
11 1 (0.44%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (38.50%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (24.78%) DevOps
3 39 (17.26%) MVC
4 31 (13.72%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (12.83%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.06%) Scrum
7 22 (9.73%) Migration
8 21 (9.29%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (9.29%) SDLC
9 19 (8.41%) Analytics
9 19 (8.41%) Microservices
10 18 (7.96%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.96%) CRM
10 18 (7.96%) Information Security
10 18 (7.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 16 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.64%) ITIL
12 15 (6.64%) Project Planning
12 15 (6.64%) TDD
13 14 (6.19%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (30.53%) C#
2 67 (29.65%) SQL
3 57 (25.22%) JavaScript
4 37 (16.37%) Java
5 22 (9.73%) Python
6 20 (8.85%) PowerShell
7 12 (5.31%) VB
8 10 (4.42%) PHP
8 10 (4.42%) Ruby
9 9 (3.98%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.54%) VB6
11 6 (2.65%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.21%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (2.21%) X++
13 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.33%) VBA
14 2 (0.88%) Go
14 2 (0.88%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Degree
2 11 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.54%) MCSA
4 5 (2.21%) CISSP
5 3 (1.33%) CISM
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.88%) ISEB
6 2 (0.88%) LPIC
6 2 (0.88%) MCP
6 2 (0.88%) MCSE
6 2 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.87%) SLA
2 5 (2.21%) QA
3 3 (1.33%) COBIT
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.88%) GDPR
4 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (10.18%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.08%) Docker
3 11 (4.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.33%) vSphere
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.88%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.88%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) vCloud
7 1 (0.44%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (9.29%) Kubernetes
2 20 (8.85%) Ansible
3 16 (7.08%) Puppet
4 15 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.54%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (3.54%) Terraform
6 5 (2.21%) cPanel
6 5 (2.21%) Plesk
7 4 (1.77%) Kibana
8 3 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.33%) MIIS
9 2 (0.88%) Packer
9 2 (0.88%) Salt
9 2 (0.88%) SCOM
9 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.44%) Grafana
10 1 (0.44%) Mesos
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 84 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.85%) Google
2 20 (8.85%) Oracle
2 20 (8.85%) SAP
2 20 (8.85%) VMware
3 11 (4.87%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.21%) Xamarin
5 4 (1.77%) Cisco
5 4 (1.77%) Citrix
5 4 (1.77%) Tableau
6 3 (1.33%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.88%) Adobe
7 2 (0.88%) IBM
7 2 (0.88%) New Relic
7 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.88%) Splunk
7 2 (0.88%) Sybase
7 2 (0.88%) Talend
8 1 (0.44%) Dell
8 1 (0.44%) HP