Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 25 73
Rank change year-on-year +7 +48 +52
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 206 171 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 10.03% 8.40% 3.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.74% 39.77% 34.01%
Number of salaries quoted 182 155 76
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.92% +19.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,375 £57,946 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 482 430 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.47% 21.13% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 422 393 193
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £59,600
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +13 155 £44,000 +10.00% 42
West Wales -10 29 £49,039 - 4
North Wales +11 17 £42,000 +29.23% 4
Mid Wales 0 4 £43,500 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 130 (63.11%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (40.29%) Microsoft
3 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (32.52%) DevOps
5 66 (32.04%) SQL
6 65 (31.55%) .NET
7 63 (30.58%) SQL Server
8 58 (28.16%) Linux
9 56 (27.18%) C#
10 50 (24.27%) JavaScript
11 40 (19.42%) HTML
11 40 (19.42%) VMware
12 37 (17.96%) Docker
12 37 (17.96%) Windows
13 35 (16.99%) Web Services
14 33 (16.02%) Ansible
14 33 (16.02%) Office 365
14 33 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (15.05%) Java
16 30 (14.56%) CSS
16 30 (14.56%) Continuous Improvement
17 29 (14.08%) Python
17 29 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
18 28 (13.59%) Active Directory
19 27 (13.11%) XML
19 27 (13.11%) MVC
20 26 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 26 (12.62%) Windows Server
21 25 (12.14%) Deployment Automation
21 25 (12.14%) PowerShell

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 24 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.34%) IIS
3 10 (4.85%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (4.85%) Confluence
4 8 (3.88%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.88%) nginx
5 7 (3.40%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (2.91%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.91%) SAS
7 4 (1.94%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.94%) JBoss
8 3 (1.46%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.97%) Apache
9 2 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.97%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.97%) WordPress
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (8.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.97%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.49%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 130 (63.11%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (16.02%) Office 365
3 22 (10.68%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (7.77%) Google Cloud Platform
5 12 (5.83%) PaaS
6 9 (4.37%) GitHub
6 9 (4.37%) IaaS
6 9 (4.37%) SaaS
7 8 (3.88%) Stackdriver
8 6 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (2.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (2.43%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.46%) Slack
11 3 (1.46%) Trello
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.97%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.14%) Firewall
2 15 (7.28%) DNS
3 12 (5.83%) DHCP
4 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.34%) VPN
5 8 (3.88%) Wireshark
6 7 (3.40%) WAN
7 6 (2.91%) SAN
7 6 (2.91%) SSL
7 6 (2.91%) VoIP
8 5 (2.43%) HTTP
8 5 (2.43%) HTTPS
8 5 (2.43%) LAN
9 3 (1.46%) Kerberos
9 3 (1.46%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.46%) Network Security
9 3 (1.46%) Skype
10 2 (0.97%) IPv4
10 2 (0.97%) SMS
10 2 (0.97%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (30.58%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.77%) MySQL
4 15 (7.28%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (6.80%) BusinessObjects
5 14 (6.80%) Power BI
5 14 (6.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 9 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (3.40%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (2.91%) Big Data
10 6 (2.91%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.91%) QlikView
11 5 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (2.43%) DB2
11 5 (2.43%) MariaDB
11 5 (2.43%) PowerPivot
11 5 (2.43%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 17 (8.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.28%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.83%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.34%) JIRA
6 9 (4.37%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.37%) Spinnaker
7 8 (3.88%) CF BOSH
8 6 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (2.43%) GitLab
9 5 (2.43%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (2.43%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.94%) Selenium
11 3 (1.46%) CircleCI
12 2 (0.97%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.97%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.97%) Travis CI
13 1 (0.49%) Maven
General
1 23 (11.17%) Finance
2 10 (4.85%) Law
3 7 (3.40%) Games
4 6 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.94%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Retail
7 2 (0.97%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (27.18%) Developer
2 40 (19.42%) Cloud Engineer
3 26 (12.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (9.71%) .NET Developer
5 19 (9.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.74%) Analyst
7 15 (7.28%) C# Developer
8 13 (6.31%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Architect
10 11 (5.34%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.85%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Consultant
12 9 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (4.37%) IT Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 8 (3.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (3.88%) Lead DevOps
13 8 (3.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (31.55%) .NET
2 40 (19.42%) HTML
3 35 (16.99%) Web Services
4 30 (14.56%) CSS
5 27 (13.11%) XML
6 23 (11.17%) ASP.NET
6 23 (11.17%) JSON
7 20 (9.71%) jQuery
8 18 (8.74%) REST
9 15 (7.28%) HTML5
9 15 (7.28%) SOAP
10 11 (5.34%) AngularJS
10 11 (5.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (5.34%) Elastic Stack
11 10 (4.85%) CSS3
11 10 (4.85%) J2EE
11 10 (4.85%) RESTful
12 8 (3.88%) React
12 8 (3.88%) Sass
12 8 (3.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Fintech
2 12 (5.83%) Cloud Native
2 12 (5.83%) User Experience
3 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.37%) Clustering
5 8 (3.88%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.40%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (3.40%) Replication
6 7 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.91%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.94%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (28.16%) Linux
2 37 (17.96%) Windows
3 26 (12.62%) Windows Server
4 19 (9.22%) CentOS
5 18 (8.74%) Ubuntu
6 15 (7.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.88%) Unix
7 8 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.46%) Android
9 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.46%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.97%) AIX
10 2 (0.97%) DC/OS
10 2 (0.97%) Debian
10 2 (0.97%) Fedora
10 2 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.97%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (32.52%) DevOps
3 33 (16.02%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (14.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (14.08%) Business Intelligence
6 27 (13.11%) MVC
7 25 (12.14%) Deployment Automation
8 23 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 21 (10.19%) CRM
10 18 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (8.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 16 (7.77%) Analytics
12 16 (7.77%) Immutable Infrastructure
12 16 (7.77%) Migration
13 15 (7.28%) Configuration Management
13 15 (7.28%) Microservices
13 15 (7.28%) SDLC
14 14 (6.80%) ITIL
14 14 (6.80%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (32.04%) SQL
2 56 (27.18%) C#
3 50 (24.27%) JavaScript
4 31 (15.05%) Java
5 29 (14.08%) Python
6 25 (12.14%) PowerShell
7 14 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.88%) Groovy
8 8 (3.88%) Ruby
9 7 (3.40%) C
9 7 (3.40%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.91%) PHP
10 6 (2.91%) T-SQL
11 5 (2.43%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (2.43%) VBA
12 3 (1.46%) Java 8
13 2 (0.97%) Go
13 2 (0.97%) R
13 2 (0.97%) Scala
13 2 (0.97%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (10.19%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) MCSA
2 8 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.97%) CCIE
6 2 (0.97%) CCNP
6 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.97%) JNCIE
6 2 (0.97%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.49%) PMP
7 1 (0.49%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 37 (17.96%) Docker
2 28 (13.59%) Active Directory
3 26 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.34%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.88%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.43%) XenApp
7 3 (1.46%) LXC
7 3 (1.46%) Shibboleth
7 3 (1.46%) vSphere
8 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (16.02%) Ansible
2 22 (10.68%) Kubernetes
3 18 (8.74%) Terraform
4 17 (8.25%) Puppet
5 15 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (4.85%) Packer
7 9 (4.37%) Prometheus
8 5 (2.43%) Nagios
8 5 (2.43%) SCCM
8 5 (2.43%) SCOM
9 4 (1.94%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.94%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.94%) SCSM
9 4 (1.94%) SCVMM
10 3 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (0.97%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.49%) Graphite
12 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (40.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.42%) VMware
3 23 (11.17%) Google
4 19 (9.22%) Oracle
5 16 (7.77%) Citrix
6 14 (6.80%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.34%) SAP
8 10 (4.85%) Splunk
8 10 (4.85%) Tableau
9 9 (4.37%) Atlassian
10 8 (3.88%) Cisco
11 6 (2.91%) Avaya
11 6 (2.91%) HP
11 6 (2.91%) IBM
12 5 (2.43%) Dell
12 5 (2.43%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.94%) Apple
13 4 (1.94%) EqualLogic
13 4 (1.94%) Nexenta
13 4 (1.94%) Salesforce.com