Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Azure 572 313 568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.42% 18.20% 14.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.87% 57.43% 48.01%
Number of salaries quoted 434 242 473
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,200
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 1,195 545 1,183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.47% 31.69% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 924 446 969
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,664 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,188 £34,177 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,250 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 0 207 £48,000 -8.57% 75
Leicestershire +1 117 £50,000 +11.11% 58
Derbyshire +5 115 £42,500 - 28
Northamptonshire +2 105 £40,000 -20.00% 27
Lincolnshire -10 13 £40,000 +33.33% 18
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 274 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 178 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
3 175 (30.59%) .NET
4 171 (29.90%) C#
4 171 (29.90%) DevOps
5 169 (29.55%) SQL
6 163 (28.50%) Social Skills
7 136 (23.78%) Microsoft 365
8 130 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 130 (22.73%) Windows
9 116 (20.28%) Active Directory
10 110 (19.23%) VMware
11 102 (17.83%) AWS
12 96 (16.78%) JavaScript
13 86 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
14 80 (13.99%) Linux
15 78 (13.64%) Scrum
16 77 (13.46%) PowerShell
17 76 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
18 72 (12.59%) Python
19 69 (12.06%) Windows Server
20 66 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 66 (11.54%) MVC
21 65 (11.36%) Firewall
21 65 (11.36%) .NET Core
22 57 (9.97%) Git (software)
22 57 (9.97%) Software Engineering
23 56 (9.79%) Microservices
24 55 (9.62%) Finance
24 55 (9.62%) SharePoint

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 55 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 41 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.27%) IIS
4 8 (1.40%) OpenROAD
5 7 (1.22%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (1.05%) Confluence
7 5 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.52%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.52%) SAS
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.17%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.17%) JBoss
9 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (3.15%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.17%) Figma
5 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 4 (0.70%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.70%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Workfront
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.17%) Eikon
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 136 (23.78%) Microsoft 365
2 102 (17.83%) AWS
3 42 (7.34%) Azure Active Directory
4 41 (7.17%) PaaS
5 39 (6.82%) OneDrive
6 38 (6.64%) SaaS
7 35 (6.12%) Power Platform
8 34 (5.94%) IaaS
9 30 (5.24%) GCP
10 18 (3.15%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (3.15%) GitHub
11 16 (2.80%) Serverless
12 14 (2.45%) PowerApps
13 13 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (2.27%) Power Automate
14 11 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
15 9 (1.57%) Azure Pipelines
15 9 (1.57%) Yammer
16 8 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 8 (1.40%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 65 (11.36%) Firewall
2 29 (5.07%) DNS
3 27 (4.72%) WAN
4 18 (3.15%) DHCP
4 18 (3.15%) LAN
5 17 (2.97%) Internet
6 15 (2.62%) SAN
7 10 (1.75%) HTTP
8 9 (1.57%) TCP/IP
8 9 (1.57%) VLAN
8 9 (1.57%) VPN
9 8 (1.40%) VoIP
10 7 (1.22%) IPv4
10 7 (1.22%) SMTP
11 6 (1.05%) BGP
11 6 (1.05%) NAS
11 6 (1.05%) SSL
11 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (0.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (0.87%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (5.42%) NoSQL
4 27 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.50%) Power BI
6 18 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (2.97%) MySQL
7 17 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
10 9 (1.57%) Data Lake
10 9 (1.57%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (1.40%) Ingres
12 7 (1.22%) Redis
12 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.05%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 57 (9.97%) Git (software)
2 32 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 24 (4.20%) JIRA
4 23 (4.02%) Jenkins
5 13 (2.27%) TeamCity
6 10 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (1.75%) Selenium
7 8 (1.40%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.22%) GitLab
8 7 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.22%) Vagrant
9 5 (0.87%) Android Studio
9 5 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.87%) Xcode
10 4 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.52%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.35%) PHPUnit
12 2 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 163 (28.50%) Social Skills
2 55 (9.62%) Finance
3 51 (8.92%) Retail
4 37 (6.47%) Law
5 31 (5.42%) Public Sector
6 19 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.62%) Back Office
8 13 (2.27%) Marketing
8 13 (2.27%) Presentation Skills
9 11 (1.92%) Banking
9 11 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
9 11 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (1.57%) Automotive
11 5 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (0.70%) Legal
12 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
13 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
14 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 163 (28.50%) Developer
2 73 (12.76%) Support Engineer
3 58 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (7.52%) .NET Developer
4 43 (7.52%) C# Developer
5 42 (7.34%) Software Developer
6 39 (6.82%) Analyst
7 37 (6.47%) Architect
8 36 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (5.42%) Senior Developer
9 31 (5.42%) Software Engineer
10 30 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
11 29 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 24 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support
12 24 (4.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 24 (4.20%) Project Support Engineer
13 22 (3.85%) IT Engineer
14 21 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 21 (3.67%) Data Engineer
15 20 (3.50%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (30.59%) .NET
2 65 (11.36%) .NET Core
3 51 (8.92%) React
4 47 (8.22%) ASP.NET
5 44 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 44 (7.69%) CSS
6 43 (7.52%) HTML
7 41 (7.17%) AngularJS
8 27 (4.72%) Entity Framework
9 25 (4.37%) REST
9 25 (4.37%) Vue.js
9 25 (4.37%) Web Services
10 19 (3.32%) WPF
11 18 (3.15%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (2.80%) Kafka
13 15 (2.62%) Blazor
13 15 (2.62%) WCF
14 14 (2.45%) JSON
14 14 (2.45%) RESTful
15 13 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.17%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.72%) User Experience
3 23 (4.02%) Legacy Systems
4 18 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.27%) Private Cloud
6 13 (2.27%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.92%) Management Information System
8 10 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.75%) Replication
8 10 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.40%) Legacy Applications
10 7 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.22%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.22%) Clustering
10 7 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.05%) NHS
12 5 (0.87%) Industry 4.0
13 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 130 (22.73%) Windows
2 80 (13.99%) Linux
3 69 (12.06%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.85%) Unix
5 15 (2.62%) Windows 10
6 14 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (1.75%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (1.57%) Android
10 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.70%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.52%) AIX
13 3 (0.52%) CentOS
14 2 (0.35%) SUSE
14 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (31.12%) Agile Software Development
2 171 (29.90%) DevOps
3 86 (15.03%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (13.64%) Scrum
5 66 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 66 (11.54%) MVC
6 57 (9.97%) Software Engineering
7 56 (9.79%) Microservices
8 49 (8.57%) ITIL
9 45 (7.87%) Project Management
10 42 (7.34%) Mentoring
11 41 (7.17%) Project Delivery
12 36 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.29%) Migration
13 34 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (5.77%) SDLC
14 33 (5.77%) TDD
15 30 (5.24%) ETL
16 29 (5.07%) TOGAF
17 28 (4.90%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 171 (29.90%) C#
2 169 (29.55%) SQL
3 96 (16.78%) JavaScript
4 77 (13.46%) PowerShell
5 72 (12.59%) Python
6 40 (6.99%) T-SQL
7 35 (6.12%) Bash Shell
8 29 (5.07%) TypeScript
9 25 (4.37%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.50%) Java
11 18 (3.15%) C++
12 17 (2.97%) C
13 16 (2.80%) PHP
14 14 (2.45%) Ruby
15 13 (2.27%) VB
16 12 (2.10%) R
17 8 (1.40%) Ingres ABF
18 7 (1.22%) Perl
19 6 (1.05%) PL/SQL
20 5 (0.87%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 48 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (5.94%) Degree
3 26 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 24 (4.20%) MCITP
5 21 (3.67%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.50%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.10%) MCP
8 9 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (1.57%) MCSA
9 8 (1.40%) MCSE
9 8 (1.40%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (1.22%) CISM
10 7 (1.22%) CISSP
11 6 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.87%) CCNA
12 5 (0.87%) CCNP
12 5 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.99%) SLA
2 24 (4.20%) QA
3 19 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (2.27%) Accessibility
4 13 (2.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.22%) GDPR
6 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.35%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) IASME
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 116 (20.28%) Active Directory
2 76 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.74%) Docker
3 50 (8.74%) Hyper-V
4 35 (6.12%) XenApp
4 35 (6.12%) XenDesktop
5 33 (5.77%) vSphere
6 12 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.35%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.35%) Firmware
11 1 (0.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 54 (9.44%) Kubernetes
2 37 (6.47%) Ansible
3 32 (5.59%) SCCM
4 28 (4.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 28 (4.90%) Terraform
5 17 (2.97%) Puppet
6 14 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.57%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
9 7 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
9 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.05%) Istio
10 6 (1.05%) SCOrch
11 5 (0.87%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (0.87%) SCVMM
12 4 (0.70%) PowerCLI
13 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.52%) vRealize
13 3 (0.52%) WSUS
14 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 274 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 110 (19.23%) VMware
3 52 (9.09%) Citrix
4 37 (6.47%) Cisco
5 23 (4.02%) Oracle
6 20 (3.50%) IBM
7 18 (3.15%) Red Hat
8 15 (2.62%) Xamarin
9 13 (2.27%) Databricks
9 13 (2.27%) Dell
9 13 (2.27%) SonicWALL
10 12 (2.10%) Google
10 12 (2.10%) Veeam
11 11 (1.92%) HP
12 9 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.57%) Synology
12 9 (1.57%) Telerik
13 8 (1.40%) Actian
13 8 (1.40%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.22%) Rackspace