Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 15 17
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Azure 347 540 640
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.01% 13.10% 12.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.56% 47.29% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 311 489 606
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 636 1,142 1,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.18% 27.70% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 509 921 1,095
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +4 164 £50,000 - 26
Northamptonshire +6 71 £50,000 +7.53% 11
Leicestershire +15 57 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Derbyshire +1 41 £43,308 +8.27% 9
Lincolnshire 0 8 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 157 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 105 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (28.82%) AWS
4 95 (27.38%) DevOps
5 93 (26.80%) Windows
6 87 (25.07%) C#
7 83 (23.92%) .NET
8 75 (21.61%) SQL Server
9 66 (19.02%) SQL
10 60 (17.29%) Active Directory
11 55 (15.85%) Office 365
12 54 (15.56%) Software Engineering
13 51 (14.70%) JavaScript
14 47 (13.54%) PowerShell
15 43 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (12.10%) Google
17 40 (11.53%) SCCM
17 40 (11.53%) Linux
17 40 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
17 40 (11.53%) Retail
17 40 (11.53%) VMware
18 39 (11.24%) SaaS
18 39 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 35 (10.09%) Power Platform
19 35 (10.09%) Python
20 34 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
20 34 (9.80%) .NET Framework
20 34 (9.80%) GCP
20 34 (9.80%) Public Cloud
21 33 (9.51%) Cisco

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 19 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 8 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.73%) IIS
6 5 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.15%) CMS
7 4 (1.15%) nginx
7 4 (1.15%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
8 2 (0.58%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.58%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.58%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Eikon
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.29%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.29%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 100 (28.82%) AWS
2 55 (15.85%) Office 365
3 39 (11.24%) SaaS
4 35 (10.09%) Power Platform
5 34 (9.80%) GCP
6 32 (9.22%) PaaS
7 22 (6.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (5.19%) IaaS
9 13 (3.75%) Azure Data Factory
10 8 (2.31%) Power Automate
11 6 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (1.73%) Serverless
12 5 (1.44%) Amazon EKS
13 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.15%) Amazon ECS
13 4 (1.15%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.15%) ShareGate
14 3 (0.86%) PowerApps
15 2 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.20%) Firewall
2 24 (6.92%) SAN
3 10 (2.88%) NAS
4 9 (2.59%) Internet
4 9 (2.59%) VPN
5 8 (2.31%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (2.02%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.73%) MPLS
7 6 (1.73%) VLAN
7 6 (1.73%) WAN
8 5 (1.44%) DNS
9 4 (1.15%) DMZ
9 4 (1.15%) IPsec
9 4 (1.15%) SMTP
10 3 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.58%) IPv6
11 2 (0.58%) LAN
11 2 (0.58%) SSH
11 2 (0.58%) VoIP
11 2 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 40 (11.53%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (9.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (6.63%) Power BI
5 19 (5.48%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (5.48%) Big Data
5 19 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (5.19%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 12 (3.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 10 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
11 8 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.31%) Flink
11 8 (2.31%) HBase
11 8 (2.31%) MySQL
12 6 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
12 6 (1.73%) OLTP
12 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.44%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 25 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.34%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.46%) SpecFlow
4 11 (3.17%) Selenium
5 10 (2.88%) Bitbucket
5 10 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 7 (2.02%) JIRA
7 7 (2.02%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.73%) ER Studio
8 6 (1.73%) ERwin
8 6 (1.73%) Mercurial
8 6 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.73%) PowerDesigner
9 5 (1.44%) Cucumber
9 5 (1.44%) NUnit
10 4 (1.15%) JUnit
11 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.58%) JMeter
11 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 40 (11.53%) Retail
2 27 (7.78%) Finance
3 25 (7.20%) Public Sector
4 15 (4.32%) Law
5 8 (2.31%) Local Government
6 7 (2.02%) Aerospace
6 7 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.86%) Marketing
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.58%) Legal
8 2 (0.58%) Police
9 1 (0.29%) Advertising
9 1 (0.29%) Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 93 (26.80%) Developer
2 48 (13.83%) Architect
3 30 (8.65%) .NET Developer
4 29 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (8.07%) C# Developer
5 28 (8.07%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (6.92%) Solutions Architect
7 23 (6.63%) Analyst
8 22 (6.34%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 21 (6.05%) Azure Engineer
10 20 (5.76%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.61%) Software Engineer
12 14 (4.03%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 14 (4.03%) Cloud Engineer
12 14 (4.03%) Consultant
13 11 (3.17%) C# .NET Developer
13 11 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 11 (3.17%) Senior Developer
14 10 (2.88%) Web Developer
15 9 (2.59%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (23.92%) .NET
2 34 (9.80%) .NET Framework
3 32 (9.22%) HTML
4 27 (7.78%) ASP.NET
4 27 (7.78%) CSS
5 18 (5.19%) AngularJS
5 18 (5.19%) React
5 18 (5.19%) Web Services
6 17 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (4.61%) .NET Core
7 16 (4.61%) Node.js
8 15 (4.32%) Entity Framework
9 14 (4.03%) JSON
10 13 (3.75%) WinForms
10 13 (3.75%) WPF
11 12 (3.46%) jQuery
12 10 (2.88%) REST
12 10 (2.88%) Vue.js
13 9 (2.59%) SOAP
14 8 (2.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 32 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.65%) Cloud Native
4 20 (5.76%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.75%) Data Structures
5 13 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (3.46%) Mobile App
7 11 (3.17%) User Experience
8 10 (2.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 7 (2.02%) Internet of Things
9 7 (2.02%) Replication
10 6 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
10 6 (1.73%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.44%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.44%) Enterprise Cloud
11 5 (1.44%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.44%) Social Media
11 5 (1.44%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.15%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 93 (26.80%) Windows
2 40 (11.53%) Linux
3 30 (8.65%) Windows 10
4 25 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 12 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 11 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 7 (2.02%) Android
7 7 (2.02%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.15%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.86%) Unix
10 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (27.38%) DevOps
3 54 (15.56%) Software Engineering
4 43 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 34 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.22%) Project Delivery
7 32 (9.22%) Test Automation
8 31 (8.93%) Analytics
8 31 (8.93%) MVC
9 29 (8.36%) ITIL
10 28 (8.07%) Migration
11 27 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 25 (7.20%) Microservices
13 24 (6.92%) Service Management
14 21 (6.05%) SDLC
15 20 (5.76%) Data Analysis
16 19 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (5.19%) Scrum
17 18 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (25.07%) C#
2 66 (19.02%) SQL
3 51 (14.70%) JavaScript
4 47 (13.54%) PowerShell
5 35 (10.09%) Python
6 23 (6.63%) Java
7 21 (6.05%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.61%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.46%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 11 (3.17%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
12 5 (1.44%) C++
13 4 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.86%) VB
15 2 (0.58%) ABAP
15 2 (0.58%) C
15 2 (0.58%) Ruby
16 1 (0.29%) Go
16 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (7.78%) Degree
3 17 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (4.32%) CCNA
5 14 (4.03%) MCSE
6 10 (2.88%) CCNP
7 7 (2.02%) PhD
7 7 (2.02%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.02%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.73%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.73%) MCSA
9 5 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.86%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.86%) MCSD
11 3 (0.86%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.58%) VCAP
13 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.75%) QA
2 11 (3.17%) SLA
3 4 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (17.29%) Active Directory
2 26 (7.49%) Docker
3 20 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.15%) Varnish
6 4 (1.15%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.86%) XenApp
7 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.58%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.58%) vCloud
8 2 (0.58%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.29%) HDFS
9 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (11.53%) SCCM
2 21 (6.05%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (5.76%) Puppet
4 19 (5.48%) Ansible
4 19 (5.48%) Kubernetes
5 17 (4.90%) Terraform
6 11 (3.17%) SCOM
6 11 (3.17%) WSUS
7 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.86%) Rancher
10 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.29%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.29%) Mesos
11 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 157 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 42 (12.10%) Google
3 40 (11.53%) VMware
4 33 (9.51%) Cisco
5 22 (6.34%) Oracle
6 14 (4.03%) Citrix
6 14 (4.03%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.75%) HP
8 12 (3.46%) NetApp
9 9 (2.59%) Remedy
10 8 (2.31%) Atlassian
10 8 (2.31%) Capita
10 8 (2.31%) Nintex
11 6 (1.73%) Teradata
11 6 (1.73%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.44%) IBM
12 5 (1.44%) SAP
13 4 (1.15%) Cognizant
14 3 (0.86%) Dell
15 2 (0.58%) EMC