Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 17
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Azure 523 445 466
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.70% 16.69% 11.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.32% 52.29% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 426 354 388
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,375 £37,000 £34,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £70,925
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,019 851 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.43% 31.92% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 861 703 776
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 May 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
Nottinghamshire +1 208 £50,000 -9.09% 69
Leicestershire +1 120 £47,500 +5.56% 52
Derbyshire +14 89 £41,000 -3.53% 29
Northamptonshire +1 77 £42,500 -15.00% 18
Lincolnshire +1 14 £33,000 +20.00% 19
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Azure.

1 242 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 166 (31.74%) C#
3 159 (30.40%) SQL
4 155 (29.64%) .NET
5 141 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
6 121 (23.14%) AWS
6 121 (23.14%) Windows
6 121 (23.14%) DevOps
7 120 (22.94%) SQL Server
8 116 (22.18%) Social Skills
9 113 (21.61%) Microsoft 365
10 105 (20.08%) Active Directory
11 93 (17.78%) JavaScript
12 91 (17.40%) VMware
13 77 (14.72%) Linux
14 70 (13.38%) ITIL
14 70 (13.38%) Python
15 66 (12.62%) MVC
16 65 (12.43%) Firewall
17 63 (12.05%) PowerShell
17 63 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
18 62 (11.85%) Microservices
19 61 (11.66%) .NET Core
20 54 (10.33%) Windows Server
21 53 (10.13%) Finance
22 52 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 50 (9.56%) Kubernetes
24 48 (9.18%) Git (software)
25 47 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
25 47 (8.99%) Law

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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 42 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.35%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.91%) IIS
4 6 (1.15%) Confluence
5 5 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (0.76%) OpenROAD
7 3 (0.57%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.38%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (0.19%) CMS
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Liferay
9 1 (0.19%) nginx
9 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.96%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.34%) NetSuite
2 6 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.76%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.57%) Eikon
5 2 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 121 (23.14%) AWS
2 113 (21.61%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (8.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 39 (7.46%) GCP
5 30 (5.74%) PaaS
6 28 (5.35%) Power Platform
7 26 (4.97%) SaaS
8 22 (4.21%) IaaS
9 20 (3.82%) OneDrive
10 19 (3.63%) Serverless
11 14 (2.68%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (2.10%) Azure Data Factory
12 11 (2.10%) GitHub
13 7 (1.34%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 7 (1.34%) PowerApps
14 6 (1.15%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.96%) Amazon EKS
15 5 (0.96%) AWS CodeCommit
15 5 (0.96%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.96%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 65 (12.43%) Firewall
2 23 (4.40%) SAN
3 18 (3.44%) WAN
4 16 (3.06%) DNS
5 12 (2.29%) VoIP
6 10 (1.91%) LAN
6 10 (1.91%) NAS
7 9 (1.72%) VLAN
8 8 (1.53%) VSAN
9 7 (1.34%) DHCP
9 7 (1.34%) SD-WAN
10 6 (1.15%) VPN
11 5 (0.96%) Internet
11 5 (0.96%) IPv4
11 5 (0.96%) NetScaler
11 5 (0.96%) Network Security
11 5 (0.96%) SSH
12 3 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.57%) Multicast
12 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (22.94%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (5.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 26 (4.97%) MySQL
5 22 (4.21%) Power BI
6 19 (3.63%) NoSQL
7 16 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (2.68%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.49%) Relational Database
11 12 (2.29%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
13 10 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (1.72%) Data Lake
15 8 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2019
17 5 (0.96%) Redis
17 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 7
17 5 (0.96%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 48 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.02%) Jenkins
3 18 (3.44%) JIRA
4 16 (3.06%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.72%) Mercurial
5 9 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.96%) GitLab
7 5 (0.96%) SpecFlow
7 5 (0.96%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.76%) Bitbucket
8 4 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.57%) NUnit
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.38%) Katalon Studio
10 2 (0.38%) PHPUnit
10 2 (0.38%) Postman
10 2 (0.38%) webpack
General
1 116 (22.18%) Social Skills
2 53 (10.13%) Finance
3 47 (8.99%) Law
4 38 (7.27%) Retail
5 27 (5.16%) Public Sector
6 23 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.82%) Presentation Skills
8 15 (2.87%) Pharmaceutical
9 11 (2.10%) Back Office
10 10 (1.91%) Automotive
11 7 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
12 6 (1.15%) Marketing
13 4 (0.76%) Games
13 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.57%) Banking
14 3 (0.57%) Legal
15 2 (0.38%) Electronics
15 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (29.83%) Developer
2 46 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (8.41%) .NET Developer
4 42 (8.03%) Support Engineer
5 41 (7.84%) C# Developer
6 40 (7.65%) Architect
7 36 (6.88%) Senior Developer
8 34 (6.50%) Azure Engineer
9 29 (5.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 29 (5.54%) Analyst
9 29 (5.54%) Data Engineer
10 28 (5.35%) Software Developer
11 25 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
11 25 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
12 20 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (3.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 18 (3.44%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.06%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (3.06%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (29.64%) .NET
2 61 (11.66%) .NET Core
3 47 (8.99%) ASP.NET
3 47 (8.99%) React
4 46 (8.80%) CSS
5 45 (8.60%) HTML
6 37 (7.07%) AngularJS
7 35 (6.69%) .NET Framework
8 25 (4.78%) Vue.js
9 19 (3.63%) Node.js
10 17 (3.25%) Entity Framework
10 17 (3.25%) Web Services
11 15 (2.87%) JSON
12 12 (2.29%) Kafka
12 12 (2.29%) Laravel
13 11 (2.10%) HTML5
13 11 (2.10%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (1.91%) jQuery
14 10 (1.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.93%) Data Centre
2 24 (4.59%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (4.59%) User Experience
3 14 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.49%) Public Cloud
5 12 (2.29%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.10%) Replication
7 9 (1.72%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.34%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.15%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.15%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.15%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.96%) Clustering
12 4 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.76%) NHS
13 3 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.57%) EMC VMAX
13 3 (0.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.14%) Windows
2 77 (14.72%) Linux
3 54 (10.33%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.21%) Unix
5 16 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.87%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (2.49%) Windows 10
8 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (1.53%) AIX
9 8 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.96%) Android
12 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.76%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.57%) SUSE
13 3 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (26.96%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (23.14%) DevOps
3 70 (13.38%) ITIL
4 66 (12.62%) MVC
5 63 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
6 62 (11.85%) Microservices
7 52 (9.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 47 (8.99%) Scrum
9 46 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 44 (8.41%) Migration
11 41 (7.84%) Analytics
12 40 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (6.69%) Project Management
14 32 (6.12%) TDD
15 31 (5.93%) Project Delivery
16 30 (5.74%) ETL
16 30 (5.74%) Mentoring
17 28 (5.35%) SDLC
17 28 (5.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 28 (5.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 166 (31.74%) C#
2 159 (30.40%) SQL
3 93 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 70 (13.38%) Python
5 63 (12.05%) PowerShell
6 35 (6.69%) T-SQL
7 32 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 22 (4.21%) VB.NET
9 21 (4.02%) Java
10 20 (3.82%) TypeScript
11 19 (3.63%) PHP
12 14 (2.68%) Ruby
13 11 (2.10%) R
13 11 (2.10%) VB
14 10 (1.91%) C++
15 9 (1.72%) C
15 9 (1.72%) Go
16 5 (0.96%) ES6
16 5 (0.96%) Perl
17 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (6.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (4.40%) Degree
3 17 (3.25%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (2.68%) MCITP
5 11 (2.10%) MCSE
5 11 (2.10%) TOGAF Certification
6 10 (1.91%) MCSA
7 6 (1.15%) MCP
7 6 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.57%) CCNA
10 3 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.57%) ISEB
10 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.69%) SLA
2 22 (4.21%) QA
3 14 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.76%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.76%) GDPR
6 3 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.38%) COBIT
8 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 105 (20.08%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.80%) Docker
4 44 (8.41%) Hyper-V
5 30 (5.74%) XenApp
5 30 (5.74%) XenDesktop
6 21 (4.02%) vSphere
7 16 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (0.38%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (9.56%) Kubernetes
2 39 (7.46%) Ansible
3 32 (6.12%) SCCM
4 29 (5.54%) Terraform
5 20 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (3.63%) Puppet
7 17 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (2.10%) SCOrch
9 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.53%) SCOM
10 7 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.76%) Nessus
11 4 (0.76%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.57%) HP ALM
12 3 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.57%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.57%) PowerCLI
12 3 (0.57%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.57%) vRealize
Vendors
1 242 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.40%) VMware
3 44 (8.41%) Citrix
4 33 (6.31%) Oracle
5 26 (4.97%) Cisco
6 23 (4.40%) IBM
7 20 (3.82%) Google
8 18 (3.44%) HP
9 17 (3.25%) Dell
10 14 (2.68%) Databricks
11 13 (2.49%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.10%) SonicWALL
13 9 (1.72%) Draytek
13 9 (1.72%) ServiceNow
13 9 (1.72%) SolarWinds
13 9 (1.72%) Veeam
14 7 (1.34%) JD Edwards
14 7 (1.34%) Xamarin
15 6 (1.15%) CheckPoint
15 6 (1.15%) NetApp