Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 17 28 66
Rank change year-on-year +11 +38 +27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 219 155 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 11.34% 8.03% 4.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.80% 39.85% 35.85%
Number of salaries quoted 190 129 92
Wales median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,200 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,589 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +1.00%

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 500 389 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.89% 20.16% 11.16%
Number of salaries quoted 427 340 209
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,225 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,260 £62,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +14 170 £43,000 +7.50% 55
West Wales -8 22 £49,039 - 1
North Wales +20 21 £43,500 +16.00% 15
Mid Wales +26 5 £43,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 129 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 85 (38.81%) Microsoft
3 84 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (36.07%) .NET
5 70 (31.96%) SQL
6 67 (30.59%) DevOps
7 61 (27.85%) C#
7 61 (27.85%) SQL Server
8 58 (26.48%) Linux
9 50 (22.83%) JavaScript
10 43 (19.63%) HTML
11 40 (18.26%) Java
12 36 (16.44%) VMware
13 35 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (15.07%) Docker
14 33 (15.07%) Windows
15 32 (14.61%) CSS
16 31 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
16 31 (14.16%) Ansible
17 30 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 29 (13.24%) Python
18 29 (13.24%) Web Services
18 29 (13.24%) Firewall
19 28 (12.79%) Finance
19 28 (12.79%) XML
19 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET
19 28 (12.79%) Oracle
20 27 (12.33%) Office 365
20 27 (12.33%) Fintech
21 26 (11.87%) Deployment Automation

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 23 (10.50%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (5.94%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (5.02%) Confluence
5 9 (4.11%) nginx
6 7 (3.20%) SAS
7 6 (2.74%) WordPress
8 5 (2.28%) IIS
9 4 (1.83%) Apache
9 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.83%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.83%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.37%) Apache Spark
10 3 (1.37%) JBoss
10 3 (1.37%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.46%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.46%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (6.85%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.91%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.46%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 129 (58.90%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (12.33%) Office 365
3 21 (9.59%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (7.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (5.02%) SaaS
6 10 (4.57%) PaaS
7 8 (3.65%) IaaS
8 7 (3.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.20%) Stackdriver
9 6 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.74%) GitHub
10 3 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.37%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (1.37%) Datadog
10 3 (1.37%) Serverless
11 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.91%) Slack
11 2 (0.91%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (13.24%) Firewall
2 17 (7.76%) VPN
3 12 (5.48%) DNS
4 11 (5.02%) TCP/IP
5 10 (4.57%) WAN
6 8 (3.65%) DHCP
6 8 (3.65%) SSL
7 7 (3.20%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.74%) HTTP
8 6 (2.74%) HTTPS
8 6 (2.74%) LAN
9 5 (2.28%) VoIP
10 4 (1.83%) Network Security
11 3 (1.37%) Skype
11 3 (1.37%) Wireless
12 2 (0.91%) BGP
12 2 (0.91%) Internet
12 2 (0.91%) IPv4
12 2 (0.91%) SMS
12 2 (0.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (27.85%) SQL Server
2 22 (10.05%) MySQL
3 21 (9.59%) BusinessObjects
4 17 (7.76%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (7.76%) NoSQL
4 17 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (5.94%) Power BI
7 12 (5.48%) Cosmos DB
8 10 (4.57%) Relational Database
9 9 (4.11%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.74%) DB2
10 6 (2.74%) PowerPivot
10 6 (2.74%) SAS EBI
10 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.83%) MariaDB
12 4 (1.83%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 15 (6.85%) Jenkins
3 13 (5.94%) Visual Studio
4 12 (5.48%) JIRA
4 12 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (4.57%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (4.11%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.11%) Spinnaker
7 7 (3.20%) CF BOSH
7 7 (3.20%) Selenium
8 5 (2.28%) GitLab
8 5 (2.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.83%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.83%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.37%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.37%) Travis CI
10 3 (1.37%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.91%) CircleCI
General
1 28 (12.79%) Finance
2 11 (5.02%) Games
3 7 (3.20%) Law
4 5 (2.28%) Advertising
5 3 (1.37%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Automotive
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (29.68%) Developer
2 38 (17.35%) Cloud Engineer
3 23 (10.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 17 (7.76%) .NET Developer
5 16 (7.31%) Analyst
5 16 (7.31%) C# Developer
5 16 (7.31%) IT Engineer
6 13 (5.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (5.94%) SQL Developer
6 13 (5.94%) Web Developer
7 12 (5.48%) Azure Developer
7 12 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (5.48%) IT Security Engineer
7 12 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 10 (4.57%) Senior Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Architect
9 9 (4.11%) Consultant
9 9 (4.11%) Dynamics AX Developer
9 9 (4.11%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (36.07%) .NET
2 43 (19.63%) HTML
3 32 (14.61%) CSS
4 29 (13.24%) Web Services
5 28 (12.79%) ASP.NET
5 28 (12.79%) XML
6 21 (9.59%) REST
7 20 (9.13%) SOAP
8 19 (8.68%) AngularJS
9 18 (8.22%) jQuery
10 16 (7.31%) .NET Core
10 16 (7.31%) HTML5
10 16 (7.31%) JSON
11 15 (6.85%) J2EE
12 12 (5.48%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (5.48%) Sass
13 11 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (5.02%) CSS3
14 10 (4.57%) React
14 10 (4.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.33%) Fintech
2 17 (7.76%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.39%) Cloud Native
4 13 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.02%) User Experience
6 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.28%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.83%) Clustering
8 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.91%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.91%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.46%) iPhone
11 1 (0.46%) LPAR
11 1 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.48%) Linux
2 33 (15.07%) Windows
3 21 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 20 (9.13%) CentOS
5 18 (8.22%) Ubuntu
6 17 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (4.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (3.65%) Unix
9 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.83%) Android
10 4 (1.83%) Windows 10
11 3 (1.37%) AIX
11 3 (1.37%) DC/OS
11 3 (1.37%) Fedora
12 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.91%) Debian
12 2 (0.91%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (30.59%) DevOps
3 35 (15.98%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (14.16%) Business Intelligence
5 30 (13.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 26 (11.87%) Deployment Automation
7 24 (10.96%) MVC
8 21 (9.59%) CRM
9 19 (8.68%) Problem-Solving
10 17 (7.76%) Continuous Deployment
10 17 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (7.76%) Microservices
10 17 (7.76%) Scrum
10 17 (7.76%) Software Engineering
11 16 (7.31%) Analytics
11 16 (7.31%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 15 (6.85%) Configuration Management
12 15 (6.85%) Cybersecurity
12 15 (6.85%) Migration
13 14 (6.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 70 (31.96%) SQL
2 61 (27.85%) C#
3 50 (22.83%) JavaScript
4 40 (18.26%) Java
5 29 (13.24%) Python
6 19 (8.68%) PowerShell
7 13 (5.94%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.48%) PHP
9 7 (3.20%) Groovy
9 7 (3.20%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (2.74%) Ruby
10 6 (2.74%) VBA
11 5 (2.28%) C
11 5 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.37%) Delphi
12 3 (1.37%) Java 8
13 2 (0.91%) C++
13 2 (0.91%) Perl
13 2 (0.91%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (9.13%) Degree
2 7 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.28%) MCSA
4 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.91%) CCIE
5 2 (0.91%) CCNP
5 2 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.91%) CISSP
5 2 (0.91%) JNCIE
5 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
5 2 (0.91%) MCP
5 2 (0.91%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.13%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (15.07%) Docker
2 23 (10.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (10.05%) Active Directory
4 7 (3.20%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.83%) vSphere
5 4 (1.83%) XenApp
6 3 (1.37%) LXC
6 3 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.37%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.46%) Shibboleth
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (14.16%) Ansible
2 26 (11.87%) Kubernetes
3 18 (8.22%) Terraform
4 15 (6.85%) Puppet
5 14 (6.39%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (5.48%) Packer
7 9 (4.11%) Prometheus
8 4 (1.83%) Nagios
9 3 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.37%) Kibana
9 3 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.91%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 85 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 36 (16.44%) VMware
3 28 (12.79%) Oracle
4 24 (10.96%) Google
5 19 (8.68%) SAP
6 15 (6.85%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.02%) Citrix
8 10 (4.57%) Splunk
9 9 (4.11%) Atlassian
10 7 (3.20%) Tableau
11 6 (2.74%) Avaya
11 6 (2.74%) IBM
12 5 (2.28%) Cisco
13 4 (1.83%) Apple
13 4 (1.83%) Dell
13 4 (1.83%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (1.83%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.83%) Freshdesk
13 4 (1.83%) Nexenta
14 3 (1.37%) New Relic