Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 43 93
Rank change year-on-year +17 +50 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 156 120 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 8.26% 5.12% 2.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.94% 40.54% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 122 113 65
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,572 £28,750 £23,350
90th Percentile £56,125 £85,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -3.38%

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 372 296 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.69% 12.63% 8.79%
Number of salaries quoted 314 239 229
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,650 £23,950 £20,900
90th Percentile £54,953 £60,000 £55,250
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +44 106 £40,000 -5.88% 19
West Wales -5 22 £49,039 +22.60% 1
Mid Wales -7 16 - - 1
North Wales - 12 £45,000 - 10
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 71 (45.51%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (41.67%) C#
3 63 (40.38%) .NET
4 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 52 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 46 (29.49%) Linux
8 39 (25.00%) SQL
9 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
10 36 (23.08%) MVC
10 36 (23.08%) IaaS
11 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
12 32 (20.51%) Windows
13 29 (18.59%) Finance
13 29 (18.59%) Service Delivery
14 28 (17.95%) HTML
14 28 (17.95%) Mentoring
15 27 (17.31%) DevOps
15 27 (17.31%) AngularJS
15 27 (17.31%) Scrum
16 26 (16.67%) VMware
16 26 (16.67%) TDD
17 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (15.38%) CSS
19 23 (14.74%) WCF
20 21 (13.46%) ITIL
20 21 (13.46%) SLA
20 21 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
20 21 (13.46%) Fintech
20 21 (13.46%) Windows Server

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 21 (13.46%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.41%) CMS
2 10 (6.41%) Umbraco
3 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 6 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.56%) nginx
5 3 (1.92%) Apache
5 3 (1.92%) IIS
6 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.28%) Mule
6 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 71 (45.51%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (23.08%) IaaS
3 18 (11.54%) PaaS
4 15 (9.62%) Office 365
5 8 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 6 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (3.85%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (3.85%) Route 53
7 6 (3.85%) Serverless
8 5 (3.21%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (3.21%) AWS OpsWorks
8 5 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.56%) Bluemix
9 4 (2.56%) IBM Cloud
10 3 (1.92%) SaaS
11 1 (0.64%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) Firewall
2 10 (6.41%) DNS
2 10 (6.41%) Network Security
3 8 (5.13%) LAN
3 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (3.85%) Skype
5 6 (3.85%) Unified Communications
5 6 (3.85%) WAN
6 5 (3.21%) BGP
6 5 (3.21%) Cisco ISE
6 5 (3.21%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.56%) DHCP
7 4 (2.56%) Wireshark
7 4 (2.56%) WLAN
8 3 (1.92%) SAN
9 2 (1.28%) Internet
9 2 (1.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.97%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.97%) NoSQL
3 8 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.49%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.85%) Big Data
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.21%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (2.56%) OLAP
7 4 (2.56%) Redis
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.92%) DB2
8 3 (1.92%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.54%) Visual Studio
3 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 13 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.85%) Eclipse
5 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.21%) Ant
6 5 (3.21%) Maven
6 5 (3.21%) Moq
6 5 (3.21%) MSTest
6 5 (3.21%) NUnit
7 2 (1.28%) Selenium
7 2 (1.28%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.28%) Subversion
7 2 (1.28%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.64%) JIRA
8 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (18.59%) Finance
2 11 (7.05%) Games
3 5 (3.21%) Retail
4 1 (0.64%) Advertising
4 1 (0.64%) Law
4 1 (0.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.64%) Publishing
4 1 (0.64%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 55 (35.26%) Developer
2 37 (23.72%) .NET Developer
3 24 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 20 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (10.26%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (7.05%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Architect
8 10 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.77%) Junior
10 8 (5.13%) Junior Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Junior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (40.38%) .NET
2 34 (21.79%) ASP.NET
3 28 (17.95%) HTML
4 27 (17.31%) AngularJS
5 25 (16.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (15.38%) CSS
7 23 (14.74%) WCF
8 18 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (10.90%) RESTful
10 15 (9.62%) SOAP
11 14 (8.97%) .NET Framework
12 13 (8.33%) Entity Framework
13 12 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (7.69%) REST
14 9 (5.77%) .NET Core
14 9 (5.77%) HTML5
14 9 (5.77%) jQuery
14 9 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 9 (5.77%) Web Services
15 8 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) Fintech
2 17 (10.90%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (10.26%) User Experience
4 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 10 (6.41%) Cloud Native
5 10 (6.41%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.21%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.21%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.21%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.56%) Clustering
7 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.28%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.28%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (29.49%) Linux
2 32 (20.51%) Windows
3 21 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 21 (13.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.13%) Android
5 7 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.85%) CentOS
6 6 (3.85%) Unix
7 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
7 5 (3.21%) Debian
7 5 (3.21%) Ubuntu
7 5 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.28%) DC/OS
9 1 (0.64%) Fedora
9 1 (0.64%) Solaris
9 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) MVC
3 29 (18.59%) Service Delivery
4 28 (17.95%) Mentoring
5 27 (17.31%) DevOps
5 27 (17.31%) Scrum
6 26 (16.67%) TDD
7 21 (13.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 21 (13.46%) ITIL
8 18 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.90%) ITSM
9 17 (10.90%) Service Management
10 16 (10.26%) Coaching
10 16 (10.26%) Incident Management
10 16 (10.26%) Proactive Management
11 14 (8.97%) Microservices
11 14 (8.97%) Migration
11 14 (8.97%) TOGAF
12 13 (8.33%) Kanban
12 13 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (41.67%) C#
2 39 (25.00%) SQL
3 37 (23.72%) JavaScript
4 12 (7.69%) Ruby
5 10 (6.41%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.77%) T-SQL
7 8 (5.13%) Java
7 8 (5.13%) Python
8 6 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.85%) F#
9 5 (3.21%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.92%) C++
11 2 (1.28%) AWK
11 2 (1.28%) C
11 2 (1.28%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) Erlang
12 1 (0.64%) Perl
12 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.64%) R
12 1 (0.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (12.82%) Degree
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (11.54%) MCSE
3 9 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.85%) CCNP
4 6 (3.85%) HND
5 4 (2.56%) CEH
5 4 (2.56%) CREST Certified
5 4 (2.56%) OSCP
6 3 (1.92%) CCNA
7 2 (1.28%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.28%) MCSA
8 1 (0.64%) PhD
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.46%) SLA
2 6 (3.85%) QA
3 3 (1.92%) GDPR
4 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.18%) Docker
3 18 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 18 (11.54%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.28%) XenApp
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (13.46%) Puppet
2 16 (10.26%) Ansible
3 12 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.13%) Kibana
5 7 (4.49%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (2.56%) Nessus
8 4 (2.56%) Nmap
8 4 (2.56%) SCCM
9 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.64%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.64%) Mesos
10 1 (0.64%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.64%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.64%) SCOM
10 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.64%) SCSM
10 1 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 57 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.67%) VMware
3 16 (10.26%) Cisco
4 14 (8.97%) Google
5 10 (6.41%) CheckPoint
6 9 (5.77%) Red Hat
7 8 (5.13%) Citrix
8 6 (3.85%) Sitecore
9 5 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.56%) AppDynamics
10 4 (2.56%) F5
10 4 (2.56%) Juniper
10 4 (2.56%) Qualys
10 4 (2.56%) Splunk
10 4 (2.56%) Teradata
10 4 (2.56%) Vyatta
11 3 (1.92%) Veeam
12 2 (1.28%) Dell
12 2 (1.28%) HP
12 2 (1.28%) Oracle