Azure Jobs in the West Midlands

Microsoft Azure
England > West Midlands

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands requiring Azure skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Azure over the 6 months leading up to 17 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
17 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 8 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,038 999 1,679
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.32% 19.00% 19.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.31% 50.76% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 884 781 1,182
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £37,275
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £69,813
90th Percentile £79,275 £76,250 £82,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £63,875 £62,500
% change year-on-year -6.07% +2.20% +4.17%

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands

Azure falls under the Cloud Services category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring cloud computing skills in the West Midlands.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,291 1,968 3,058
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.39% 37.42% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,874 1,499 2,137
10th Percentile £26,750 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,563 £39,000 £40,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.43% -
75th Percentile £68,000 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £84,964 £77,500 £82,970
England median annual salary £58,700 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -9.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the West Midlands

Azure
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Azure in the West Midlands

Azure
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure in the West Midlands

Azure
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham 0 481 £57,500 +4.55% 69
Warwickshire -10 115 £55,000 - 13
Staffordshire -9 114 £55,000 +15.79% 15
Worcestershire -10 49 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Coventry 0 40 £65,000 +23.57% 11
Shropshire +13 35 £40,000 -23.81% 2
Solihull 0 29 £63,750 +15.91% 7
Wolverhampton -13 15 £40,000 -40.39% 5
Herefordshire -11 10 £40,000 -20.00% 11
Walsall +3 9 £46,250 - 4
Halesowen - 8 £52,500 -
Wednesbury -6 7 £30,000 -14.29%
Stourbridge - 3 £55,000 - 1
Brierley Hill -5 1 £35,000 -
Sutton Coldfield -10 1 £27,000 -
Dudley -12 1 £55,000 - 4
Smethwick - 1 £42,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £34,000 - 1
Azure
England

Azure
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 94 (9.06%) SharePoint
2 84 (8.09%) Microsoft Exchange
3 33 (3.18%) IIS
4 12 (1.16%) Umbraco
5 11 (1.06%) Apache
6 4 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
7 3 (0.29%) CMS
7 3 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.29%) nginx
7 3 (0.29%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.19%) Confluence
8 2 (0.19%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.096%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.096%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.48%) Adobe XD
4 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (2.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.096%) Maximo
3 1 (0.096%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.096%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 260 (25.05%) Microsoft 365
2 221 (21.29%) AWS
3 167 (16.09%) Azure DevOps
4 157 (15.13%) Power Platform
5 136 (13.10%) Entra ID
6 72 (6.94%) SaaS
7 64 (6.17%) IaaS
8 62 (5.97%) GCP
8 62 (5.97%) PaaS
9 55 (5.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 52 (5.01%) Dynamics 365
11 37 (3.56%) PowerApps
12 35 (3.37%) GitHub
13 31 (2.99%) Azure Stack
13 31 (2.99%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 29 (2.79%) Power Automate
15 26 (2.50%) OneDrive
15 26 (2.50%) Serverless
16 24 (2.31%) Azure Sentinel
17 20 (1.93%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 143 (13.78%) Firewall
2 89 (8.57%) DNS
3 71 (6.84%) DHCP
4 68 (6.55%) WAN
5 48 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
6 43 (4.14%) LAN
7 42 (4.05%) VPN
8 39 (3.76%) SAN
8 39 (3.76%) TCP/IP
9 30 (2.89%) VLAN
10 25 (2.41%) Wireless
11 23 (2.22%) Network Security
11 23 (2.22%) SD-WAN
12 14 (1.35%) 5G
12 14 (1.35%) Internet
13 13 (1.25%) PBX
14 11 (1.06%) iSCSI
14 11 (1.06%) SMTP
15 10 (0.96%) FTP
15 10 (0.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (17.63%) SQL Server
2 121 (11.66%) Power BI
3 86 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
4 62 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 34 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.99%) Tableau
8 28 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (2.31%) MySQL
10 23 (2.22%) Data Lake
10 23 (2.22%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
12 17 (1.64%) Big Data
12 17 (1.64%) Looker
12 17 (1.64%) Metadata
13 16 (1.54%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.45%) Amazon Redshift
15 13 (1.25%) BigQuery
15 13 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
15 13 (1.25%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (6.07%) Git
2 29 (2.79%) Visual Studio
3 16 (1.54%) SonarQube
4 13 (1.25%) Postman
5 11 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.96%) JIRA
6 10 (0.96%) MSTest
7 9 (0.87%) GitLab
7 9 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (0.77%) SoapUI
9 6 (0.58%) NUnit
9 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
10 5 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 5 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.29%) ESLint
11 3 (0.29%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.19%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.19%) Snyk
General
1 230 (22.16%) Social Skills
2 108 (10.40%) Finance
3 82 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.59%) Retail
5 43 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 36 (3.47%) Law
7 33 (3.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 33 (3.18%) Manufacturing
8 30 (2.89%) Public Sector
9 20 (1.93%) Automotive
9 20 (1.93%) Legal
10 19 (1.83%) Organisational Skills
11 11 (1.06%) Documentation Skills
12 10 (0.96%) Marketing
13 9 (0.87%) Digital Healthcare
14 8 (0.77%) Local Government
14 8 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.67%) Police
16 6 (0.58%) Social Housing
17 5 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 257 (24.76%) Developer
2 174 (16.76%) Senior
3 94 (9.06%) Architect
4 92 (8.86%) .NET Developer
5 88 (8.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 82 (7.90%) Analyst
7 71 (6.84%) Support Engineer
8 68 (6.55%) IT Engineer
9 66 (6.36%) Azure Engineer
10 65 (6.26%) IT Support
11 62 (5.97%) Network Engineer
12 57 (5.49%) Senior Developer
13 56 (5.39%) Lead
14 52 (5.01%) Data Engineer
15 38 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
16 33 (3.18%) Solutions Architect
17 32 (3.08%) Software Engineer
18 31 (2.99%) Cloud Engineer
18 31 (2.99%) Full Stack Developer
18 31 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (21.10%) .NET
2 78 (7.51%) .NET Core
3 77 (7.42%) .NET Framework
3 77 (7.42%) HTML
4 73 (7.03%) AngularJS
5 66 (6.36%) ASP.NET
6 60 (5.78%) React
7 59 (5.68%) CSS
8 57 (5.49%) Entity Framework
9 55 (5.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 53 (5.11%) RESTful
11 43 (4.14%) Vue
12 35 (3.37%) REST
12 35 (3.37%) XML
13 34 (3.28%) JSON
14 31 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
15 25 (2.41%) Web Services
16 21 (2.02%) ARM Templates
17 19 (1.83%) Blazor
18 17 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (5.01%) Management Information System
2 45 (4.34%) Cloud Native
3 41 (3.95%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.99%) Onboarding
4 31 (2.99%) Product Ownership
5 30 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (2.70%) Public Cloud
7 26 (2.50%) Replication
8 24 (2.31%) Driving Licence
9 17 (1.64%) Clustering
9 17 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 14 (1.35%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.25%) NHS
12 13 (1.25%) Private Cloud
13 11 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (1.06%) IoT
14 10 (0.96%) PKI
15 9 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
15 9 (0.87%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 243 (23.41%) Windows
2 147 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 55 (5.30%) Windows 10
4 41 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (3.56%) Linux
6 32 (3.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (2.99%) Windows Server 2019
8 15 (1.45%) VMS
9 11 (1.06%) Ubuntu
9 11 (1.06%) Unix
10 9 (0.87%) Android
10 9 (0.87%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.77%) Solaris
12 5 (0.48%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (26.40%) DevOps
2 236 (22.74%) Agile
3 157 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
4 132 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
5 130 (12.52%) CI/CD
6 113 (10.89%) Cybersecurity
7 105 (10.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 98 (9.44%) ITIL
9 91 (8.77%) Software Engineering
10 90 (8.67%) Full Stack Development
10 90 (8.67%) Mentoring
11 84 (8.09%) ETL
12 79 (7.61%) Analytics
13 75 (7.23%) Data Modelling
13 75 (7.23%) Scrum
14 74 (7.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 67 (6.45%) Microservices
16 58 (5.59%) Customer Service
16 58 (5.59%) MVC
17 57 (5.49%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 257 (24.76%) SQL
2 236 (22.74%) C#
3 126 (12.14%) JavaScript
4 99 (9.54%) PowerShell
5 72 (6.94%) T-SQL
6 61 (5.88%) Python
7 52 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 20 (1.93%) Java
9 19 (1.83%) Bicep
10 12 (1.16%) Bash
11 11 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 8 (0.77%) VB
13 7 (0.67%) C++
13 7 (0.67%) PHP
14 6 (0.58%) C
14 6 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.58%) XAML
15 5 (0.48%) VB6
16 3 (0.29%) Kusto Query Language
17 2 (0.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (11.46%) Degree
2 96 (9.25%) Security Cleared
3 71 (6.84%) SC Cleared
4 58 (5.59%) Azure Certification
5 50 (4.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 36 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (3.08%) CCNA
7 32 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 22 (2.12%) AWS Certification
9 17 (1.64%) CCNP
9 17 (1.64%) MCSE
10 15 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 13 (1.25%) A+ Certification
11 13 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (1.16%) PMI Certification
13 8 (0.77%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
14 7 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.58%) MCITP
15 6 (0.58%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.07%) QA
2 31 (2.99%) Data Quality
3 28 (2.70%) NCSC
4 26 (2.50%) GDPR
5 25 (2.41%) Accessibility
6 17 (1.64%) SLA
7 15 (1.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 13 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 11 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 9 (0.87%) NIST
11 6 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (0.48%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.29%) PCI DSS
13 3 (0.29%) PMO
14 2 (0.19%) GRC
15 1 (0.096%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.096%) IFRS
15 1 (0.096%) IFRS 17
15 1 (0.096%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 213 (20.52%) Active Directory
2 114 (10.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (10.21%) Hyper-V
4 54 (5.20%) Docker
5 30 (2.89%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (1.25%) XenApp
6 13 (1.25%) XenDesktop
7 11 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 10 (0.96%) vSphere
9 7 (0.67%) VMware NSX
10 6 (0.58%) pfSense
10 6 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.48%) NFS
11 5 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.096%) Firmware
14 1 (0.096%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 99 (9.54%) Terraform
2 95 (9.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 52 (5.01%) Kubernetes
4 41 (3.95%) SCCM
5 22 (2.12%) Ansible
6 18 (1.73%) Single Sign-On
7 12 (1.16%) vCenter Server
8 9 (0.87%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (0.48%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 5 (0.48%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.48%) SCOM
10 4 (0.39%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.39%) Autotask
10 4 (0.39%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.19%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.19%) Kibana
11 2 (0.19%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.096%) Grafana
12 1 (0.096%) Nessus
12 1 (0.096%) WSUS
Vendors
1 489 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 172 (16.57%) VMware
3 68 (6.55%) Cisco
4 53 (5.11%) Databricks
5 49 (4.72%) Veeam
6 47 (4.53%) Citrix
7 24 (2.31%) Aruba
7 24 (2.31%) HP
8 22 (2.12%) Sophos
9 21 (2.02%) Meraki
10 20 (1.93%) Dell
10 20 (1.93%) Google
11 19 (1.83%) Fortinet
12 17 (1.64%) Juniper
12 17 (1.64%) Oracle
13 16 (1.54%) Informatica
14 14 (1.35%) Xamarin
15 13 (1.25%) SAP
15 13 (1.25%) Zscaler
16 12 (1.16%) Nimble Storage