Period
to 16 June 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 143 153 240
Rank change year-on-year +10 +87 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 106 51 39
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.79% 1.21% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.27% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 96 44 30
10th Percentile £32,750 £37,875 £40,750
25th Percentile £41,625 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% -11.54%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,188
90th Percentile £76,875 £72,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +2.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 5,482 4,025 7,434
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 95.11% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4,126 3,391 5,836
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.06% +6.82% +3.53%
75th Percentile £61,500 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,375 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the West Midlands

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the West Midlands

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the West Midlands

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 June 2021. 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
Birmingham -14 45 £62,500 +21.95% 17
Coventry +1 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Herefordshire +6 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Warwickshire -4 6 £72,000 +12.94%
Staffordshire +3 5 £59,000 +81.54% 2
Worcestershire -13 5 £30,000 -29.41%
Solihull - 3 £55,000 -
West Bromwich - 2 £51,250 - 1
Shropshire -9 1 - - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £52,500 - 1
Azure Engineer
England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 June 2021, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) Azure
2 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 47 (44.34%) SQL
4 45 (42.45%) DevOps
5 39 (36.79%) Windows
6 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
6 35 (33.02%) PowerShell
7 33 (31.13%) Active Directory
8 29 (27.36%) Python
9 27 (25.47%) AWS
10 26 (24.53%) Analytics
10 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (23.58%) Docker
11 25 (23.58%) Windows Server
12 24 (22.64%) Azure Data Factory
12 24 (22.64%) Power Platform
12 24 (22.64%) Kubernetes
12 24 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (20.75%) VMware
13 22 (20.75%) Power BI
14 21 (19.81%) Terraform
15 20 (18.87%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 20 (18.87%) Data Lake
16 18 (16.98%) IIS
17 17 (16.04%) Linux
17 17 (16.04%) Degree
17 17 (16.04%) Databricks
17 17 (16.04%) Social Skills
18 16 (15.09%) ETL

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 18 (16.98%) IIS
2 8 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 106 (100.00%) Azure
2 27 (25.47%) AWS
3 24 (22.64%) Azure Data Factory
3 24 (22.64%) Power Platform
4 20 (18.87%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 13 (12.26%) PaaS
6 12 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 11 (10.38%) IaaS
8 10 (9.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 10 (9.43%) Microsoft 365
9 6 (5.66%) Pulumi
10 4 (3.77%) Azure Stack
10 4 (3.77%) Serverless
11 3 (2.83%) Azure Key Vault
11 3 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.83%) PowerApps
12 2 (1.89%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.89%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) Firewall
1 4 (3.77%) VPN
2 3 (2.83%) DHCP
2 3 (2.83%) DNS
3 2 (1.89%) Network Security
3 2 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (0.94%) FTP
4 1 (0.94%) LAN
4 1 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.94%) SAN
4 1 (0.94%) SMTP
4 1 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 24 (22.64%) Data Warehouse
3 22 (20.75%) Power BI
4 20 (18.87%) Data Lake
5 12 (11.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (8.49%) MySQL
8 8 (7.55%) PolyBase
9 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (6.60%) MongoDB
10 6 (5.66%) MariaDB
11 5 (4.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (2.83%) OLAP
12 3 (2.83%) OLTP
13 2 (1.89%) HDInsight
14 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.94%) MaxDB
14 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (5.66%) Hudson
2 6 (5.66%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (2.83%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.89%) GitLab
5 1 (0.94%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.94%) JIRA
5 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (16.04%) Social Skills
2 9 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.55%) Finance
3 8 (7.55%) Marketing
4 5 (4.72%) Billing
4 5 (4.72%) Presentation Skills
4 5 (4.72%) Publishing
5 3 (2.83%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.89%) Electronics
6 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.94%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
7 1 (0.94%) Law
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) Web Services
2 4 (3.77%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) Azure Blueprints
3 3 (2.83%) YAML
4 2 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.89%) HTML
5 1 (0.94%) Ajax
5 1 (0.94%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.94%) COM
5 1 (0.94%) CSS
5 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.94%) jQuery
5 1 (0.94%) JSON
5 1 (0.94%) Kafka
5 1 (0.94%) REST
5 1 (0.94%) Spring
5 1 (0.94%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.89%) PKI
4 2 (1.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) Smart Energy
5 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (36.79%) Windows
2 25 (23.58%) Windows Server
3 17 (16.04%) Linux
4 6 (5.66%) Unix
5 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.89%) SUSE
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.94%) Alpine Linux
8 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.45%) DevOps
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.53%) Analytics
3 22 (20.75%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (15.09%) ETL
5 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
6 13 (12.26%) Data Modelling
7 10 (9.43%) Data Pipeline
7 10 (9.43%) ITIL
7 10 (9.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 10 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.49%) Data Engineering
8 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.55%) Data Ingestion
9 8 (7.55%) Digital Marketing
9 8 (7.55%) Fintech
9 8 (7.55%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (6.60%) Mathematics
11 6 (5.66%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.34%) SQL
2 35 (33.02%) PowerShell
3 29 (27.36%) Python
4 14 (13.21%) Go
4 14 (13.21%) Java
5 12 (11.32%) C#
6 8 (7.55%) U-SQL
7 7 (6.60%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.60%) Perl
7 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
8 6 (5.66%) PHP
8 6 (5.66%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) Scala
10 1 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (16.04%) Degree
2 15 (14.15%) SC Cleared
2 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.94%) CCNA
6 1 (0.94%) CCNP
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 5 (4.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.83%) QA
4 2 (1.89%) GDPR
5 1 (0.94%) COBIT
5 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (31.13%) Active Directory
2 25 (23.58%) Docker
3 15 (14.15%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.94%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (22.64%) Kubernetes
2 21 (19.81%) Terraform
3 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Clustering
4 8 (7.55%) Consul
4 8 (7.55%) Grafana
4 8 (7.55%) Packer
4 8 (7.55%) Prometheus
5 6 (5.66%) Docker Swarm
5 6 (5.66%) Nagios
6 5 (4.72%) Ansible
6 5 (4.72%) CSIRT
7 2 (1.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (1.89%) Graphite
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.89%) Opsview
7 2 (1.89%) Puppet
7 2 (1.89%) Rancher
8 1 (0.94%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 58 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 22 (20.75%) VMware
3 17 (16.04%) Databricks
4 8 (7.55%) Oracle
5 6 (5.66%) New Relic
6 5 (4.72%) SAP
6 5 (4.72%) TOWER Software
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) Sparx
8 1 (0.94%) Birst
8 1 (0.94%) Cisco
8 1 (0.94%) Citrix
8 1 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.94%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.94%) Google
8 1 (0.94%) Infor
8 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.94%) Meraki
8 1 (0.94%) Sybase
8 1 (0.94%) Veracode