Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 14 39
Rank change year-on-year -5 +25 -20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 26 69 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 9.59% 17.42% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.50% 57.98% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 23 66 3
West Wales median annual salary £49,039 £49,039 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +63.46% -33.33%
10th Percentile £30,093 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,844 £57,946 £32,500
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £49,039 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.24% +18.17% +25.76%

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 West Wales with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 80 119 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Wales 29.52% 30.05% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67 111 4
West Wales median annual salary £40,210 £49,039 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.00% +63.46% -16.67%
10th Percentile £26,749 £32,679 £23,475
90th Percentile £56,001 £57,946 £32,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in West Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Wales.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in West Wales

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in West Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Wales over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in West Wales

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Swansea -6 26 £49,039 - 4
Microsoft Azure
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 West Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (46.15%) Ansible
6 11 (42.31%) ServiceNow
6 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
6 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
8 9 (34.62%) Project Management
8 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (30.77%) Terraform
9 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
9 8 (30.77%) Office 365
9 8 (30.77%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 8 (30.77%) HP
10 7 (26.92%) DHCP
10 7 (26.92%) DNS
10 7 (26.92%) Web Services
10 7 (26.92%) Migration
10 7 (26.92%) Puppet
10 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
10 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Confluence
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (76.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (30.77%) Office 365
3 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (19.23%) Mimecast
4 3 (11.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) DHCP
1 7 (26.92%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) BGP
3 2 (7.69%) MPLS
3 2 (7.69%) OSPF
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Bitbucket
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Spinnaker
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Clustering
1 6 (23.08%) Replication
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (61.54%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (42.31%) E-Commerce
3 11 (42.31%) Service Delivery
4 9 (34.62%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (34.62%) Project Management
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
7 6 (23.08%) Server Virtualisation
8 5 (19.23%) Business Continuity
8 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (19.23%) High Availability
8 5 (19.23%) Immutable Infrastructure
8 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
8 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSA
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCIE
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) JNCIE
2 2 (7.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) Docker
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (3.85%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Ansible
2 8 (30.77%) Terraform
3 7 (26.92%) Puppet
3 7 (26.92%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) SCOM
4 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
4 5 (19.23%) Packer
4 5 (19.23%) Prometheus
5 4 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (15.38%) SCOrch
5 4 (15.38%) SCSM
6 3 (11.54%) Tivoli
6 3 (11.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) ServiceNow
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
6 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
7 4 (15.38%) Actifio
7 4 (15.38%) McAfee
8 3 (11.54%) BMC
8 3 (11.54%) F5
8 3 (11.54%) IBM
8 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.69%) Apple
9 2 (7.69%) Avaya
9 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
9 2 (7.69%) Clearswift
9 2 (7.69%) Juniper
9 2 (7.69%) Nortel
9 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds