Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 25 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 49 35 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.69% 7.90% 9.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.89% 31.82% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 46 33 84
Worcestershire median annual salary £50,000 £51,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +37.33% -9.09%
10th Percentile £22,500 £28,300 £31,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £52,895 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 126 110 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 19.78% 24.83% 15.50%
Number of salaries quoted 103 100 82
Worcestershire median annual salary £42,500 £39,632 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.24% +5.69% +36.36%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,550 £23,325
90th Percentile £76,250 £52,895 £48,750
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Worcestershire

Azure
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. 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
Redditch +17 14 £37,500 +29.31%
Worcester -3 12 £56,000 +7.23% 5
Malvern -24 5 £72,500 +81.25% 1
Kidderminster - 4 £28,000 -
Bromsgrove -2 2 £30,500 +17.31% 5
Azure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT jobs citing 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.94%) AWS
3 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (32.65%) C#
5 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
6 14 (28.57%) Office 365
6 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (26.53%) DevOps
7 13 (26.53%) .NET
7 13 (26.53%) VMware
8 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
8 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
8 12 (24.49%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) HTML
9 11 (22.45%) Degree
10 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (20.41%) Citrix
10 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
11 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
11 9 (18.37%) Puppet
11 9 (18.37%) SQL
11 9 (18.37%) ITIL
12 8 (16.33%) Python
12 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
12 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
12 8 (16.33%) SCCM
12 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
12 8 (16.33%) Git (software)

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 5 (10.20%) Apache
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Solr
1 5 (10.20%) Apache Spark
1 5 (10.20%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.94%) AWS
2 14 (28.57%) Office 365
3 7 (14.29%) SaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.08%) Azure Stack
4 2 (4.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) DHCP
1 4 (8.16%) DNS
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) VLAN
2 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.08%) NAS
3 2 (4.08%) Network Security
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.04%) Skype
4 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Apache Accumulo
2 5 (10.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (10.20%) Big Data
2 5 (10.20%) Hadoop
2 5 (10.20%) IBM InfoSphere
2 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (10.20%) Neo4j
2 5 (10.20%) OrientDB
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) SAP BW
3 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.04%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
4 3 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (4.08%) Bitbucket
General
1 7 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 7 (14.29%) Public Sector
2 6 (12.24%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Architect
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
3 10 (20.41%) Technical Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Graduate
5 5 (10.20%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Junior
5 5 (10.20%) Junior Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Cloud Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.12%) Head of Engineering
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
2 12 (24.49%) CSS
3 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 7 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (14.29%) HTML5
5 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 5 (10.20%) Kafka
6 5 (10.20%) ZeroMQ
7 4 (8.16%) Ajax
7 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.16%) WPF
8 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (6.12%) Kendo UI
8 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (6.12%) Node.js
8 3 (6.12%) Sass
9 2 (4.08%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (26.53%) DevOps
4 10 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (18.37%) ITIL
6 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
6 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 7 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (12.24%) Business Development
7 6 (12.24%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (12.24%) Open Source
8 5 (10.20%) Acceptance Criteria
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
8 5 (10.20%) Coaching
8 5 (10.20%) Creative Thinking
8 5 (10.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 5 (10.20%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (10.20%) Strategic Thinking
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) C#
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Bash Shell
4 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
4 8 (16.33%) Python
5 7 (14.29%) Java
6 5 (10.20%) Scala
7 4 (8.16%) C
8 2 (4.08%) C++
8 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (18.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (8.16%) vSphere
6 3 (6.12%) Docker
7 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) Puppet
2 8 (16.33%) Ansible
2 8 (16.33%) SCCM
3 7 (14.29%) SCOM
3 7 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Salt
4 5 (10.20%) SCOrch
5 4 (8.16%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (4.08%) Terraform
7 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
7 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.53%) VMware
3 10 (20.41%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) SAP
6 4 (8.16%) Xamarin
7 3 (6.12%) Avaya
7 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.12%) Spotify
8 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
9 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.04%) Cognos