Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 16 49
Rank change year-on-year +8 +33 +31
Permanent jobs citing Azure 634 550 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.70% 11.43% 5.05%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.73% 46.10% 31.41%
Number of salaries quoted 543 481 252
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +18.75%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 1,275 1,193 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.57% 24.78% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 992 717
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Azure in the East Midlands

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 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
Nottinghamshire +1 305 £52,500 +10.53% 83
Leicestershire -4 117 £40,000 -15.79% 27
Northamptonshire +29 108 £45,000 +12.50% 12
Derbyshire +2 82 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Lincolnshire +5 16 £27,500 -31.25% 11
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Azure.

1 348 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 239 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (37.38%) C#
4 222 (35.02%) AWS
5 221 (34.86%) .NET
6 220 (34.70%) SQL
7 211 (33.28%) Windows
8 181 (28.55%) JavaScript
9 171 (26.97%) Office 365
10 154 (24.29%) DevOps
11 148 (23.34%) Active Directory
12 137 (21.61%) SQL Server
13 108 (17.03%) HTML
14 104 (16.40%) ASP.NET
14 104 (16.40%) CSS
15 101 (15.93%) VMware
16 96 (15.14%) Windows Server
17 89 (14.04%) MVC
18 88 (13.88%) PowerShell
19 87 (13.72%) Hyper-V
20 83 (13.09%) Finance
21 79 (12.46%) Degree
22 78 (12.30%) Linux
22 78 (12.30%) AngularJS
23 76 (11.99%) Windows 10
23 76 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
23 76 (11.99%) .NET Framework
24 74 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
25 71 (11.20%) Test Automation
26 69 (10.88%) Microservices

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 39 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.00%) MS Exchange
3 17 (2.68%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.21%) IIS
5 11 (1.74%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.95%) Confluence
8 5 (0.79%) Apache
8 5 (0.79%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.63%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.47%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.47%) JBoss
10 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.32%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 25 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.79%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.63%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 222 (35.02%) AWS
2 171 (26.97%) Office 365
3 53 (8.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 48 (7.57%) GCP
5 42 (6.62%) IaaS
6 36 (5.68%) PaaS
7 33 (5.21%) Power Platform
7 33 (5.21%) SaaS
8 28 (4.42%) Serverless
9 12 (1.89%) GitHub
10 9 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.42%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (0.79%) Datadog
12 5 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.79%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.79%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.09%) Firewall
2 31 (4.89%) WAN
3 27 (4.26%) DNS
3 27 (4.26%) VPN
4 16 (2.52%) DHCP
4 16 (2.52%) Skype
5 15 (2.37%) VoIP
6 13 (2.05%) Network Security
7 11 (1.74%) LAN
7 11 (1.74%) VLAN
8 10 (1.58%) Wireless
9 9 (1.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.26%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (1.26%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (1.26%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (1.26%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.26%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (1.26%) SAN
10 8 (1.26%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 33 (5.21%) Power BI
6 21 (3.31%) Big Data
6 21 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (3.00%) Relational Database
9 17 (2.68%) Data Lake
9 17 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 17 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (2.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.37%) SQL Server 2014
11 14 (2.21%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.58%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.58%) MySQL
12 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.58%) SQL Server 2017
13 9 (1.42%) Looker
Development Applications
1 55 (8.68%) Jenkins
2 51 (8.04%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 39 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (5.99%) Selenium
6 19 (3.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 19 (3.00%) TeamCity
7 18 (2.84%) Subversion
8 16 (2.52%) Visual Studio Code
9 14 (2.21%) SoapUI
10 11 (1.74%) JIRA
11 10 (1.58%) Bitbucket
12 9 (1.42%) webpack
13 8 (1.26%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.26%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.79%) Maven
15 5 (0.79%) SonarQube
16 4 (0.63%) git-flow
17 3 (0.47%) Travis CI
General
1 83 (13.09%) Finance
2 67 (10.57%) Retail
3 35 (5.52%) Public Sector
4 27 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.74%) Marketing
6 8 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.95%) Games
8 5 (0.79%) Back Office
9 4 (0.63%) Banking
9 4 (0.63%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 236 (37.22%) Developer
2 81 (12.78%) .NET Developer
3 61 (9.62%) Architect
3 61 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (8.52%) C# Developer
5 44 (6.94%) Senior Developer
6 42 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
7 40 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 36 (5.68%) Software Developer
9 35 (5.52%) Cloud Engineer
9 35 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 32 (5.05%) Azure Engineer
11 29 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
12 27 (4.26%) Consultant
12 27 (4.26%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (4.10%) React Developer
14 24 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 23 (3.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 22 (3.47%) IT Engineer
17 21 (3.31%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (34.86%) .NET
2 108 (17.03%) HTML
3 104 (16.40%) ASP.NET
3 104 (16.40%) CSS
4 78 (12.30%) AngularJS
5 76 (11.99%) .NET Framework
6 67 (10.57%) Web Services
7 64 (10.09%) Node.js
8 62 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (8.68%) .NET Core
9 55 (8.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (6.78%) React
11 39 (6.15%) Entity Framework
12 34 (5.36%) jQuery
13 33 (5.21%) HTML5
14 29 (4.57%) Redux
15 28 (4.42%) WinForms
16 25 (3.94%) RESTful
16 25 (3.94%) WCF
17 23 (3.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.94%) Public Cloud
2 60 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 48 (7.57%) Self-Motivation
4 41 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (4.26%) Virtual Team
8 19 (3.00%) Cloud Native
9 16 (2.52%) EPoS
10 15 (2.37%) User Experience
11 14 (2.21%) Mobile App
12 13 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
13 11 (1.74%) Data Structures
13 11 (1.74%) NHS
14 10 (1.58%) Robotics
15 7 (1.10%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 6 (0.95%) Replication
17 4 (0.63%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 211 (33.28%) Windows
2 96 (15.14%) Windows Server
3 78 (12.30%) Linux
4 76 (11.99%) Windows 10
5 36 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.15%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.84%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.89%) Android
9 12 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.42%) AIX
11 7 (1.10%) Unix
12 6 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.79%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.47%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (24.29%) DevOps
3 89 (14.04%) MVC
4 76 (11.99%) Business Intelligence
5 71 (11.20%) Test Automation
6 69 (10.88%) Microservices
7 68 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 65 (10.25%) Scrum
9 60 (9.46%) ITIL
9 60 (9.46%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (8.68%) Computer Science
11 53 (8.36%) Project Management
12 48 (7.57%) Unit Testing
13 42 (6.62%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.31%) SDLC
15 39 (6.15%) TDD
16 34 (5.36%) Migration
17 33 (5.21%) Artificial Intelligence
17 33 (5.21%) Cybersecurity
18 32 (5.05%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 237 (37.38%) C#
2 220 (34.70%) SQL
3 181 (28.55%) JavaScript
4 88 (13.88%) PowerShell
5 63 (9.94%) T-SQL
6 60 (9.46%) Python
7 36 (5.68%) VB.NET
8 28 (4.42%) Java
9 26 (4.10%) Bash Shell
10 20 (3.15%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.89%) C++
11 12 (1.89%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.42%) VBScript
13 8 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 8 (1.26%) Perl
13 8 (1.26%) Ruby
14 6 (0.95%) VB
15 5 (0.79%) C
16 4 (0.63%) MATLAB
16 4 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (12.46%) Degree
2 74 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (6.31%) MCSA
3 40 (6.31%) MCSE
4 29 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (3.15%) CISM
6 20 (3.15%) CISSP
6 20 (3.15%) Master's Degree
7 19 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
8 16 (2.52%) CCNP
9 15 (2.37%) CCNA
9 15 (2.37%) CISA
9 15 (2.37%) CRISC
9 15 (2.37%) Security Cleared
9 15 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (2.05%) MCP
11 12 (1.89%) ISEB
11 12 (1.89%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.74%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.26%) GDPR
1 27 (4.26%) QA
2 17 (2.68%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.58%) COBIT
5 9 (1.42%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.26%) SLA
7 5 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.32%) HL7
9 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 148 (23.34%) Active Directory
2 87 (13.72%) Hyper-V
3 69 (10.88%) Docker
4 58 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (3.94%) XenApp
6 16 (2.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 16 (2.52%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.26%) Firmware
11 6 (0.95%) vSphere
12 4 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.47%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
15 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (8.99%) Kubernetes
2 42 (6.62%) SCCM
3 40 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 39 (6.15%) Ansible
5 25 (3.94%) Puppet
6 21 (3.31%) Terraform
7 15 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.58%) SCOM
9 8 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
9 8 (1.26%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.95%) XenMobile
12 3 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.47%) Rancher
13 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.32%) Mesos
13 2 (0.32%) Nagios
13 2 (0.32%) WSUS
13 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.16%) Salt
Vendors
1 348 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 101 (15.93%) VMware
3 56 (8.83%) Citrix
4 49 (7.73%) Cisco
5 41 (6.47%) Google
6 36 (5.68%) Oracle
7 20 (3.15%) ForgeRock
8 18 (2.84%) Tableau
9 15 (2.37%) Databricks
10 14 (2.21%) IBM
11 13 (2.05%) Apple
11 13 (2.05%) SAP
12 12 (1.89%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.89%) Splunk
13 11 (1.74%) Talend
14 9 (1.42%) MicroStrategy
14 9 (1.42%) Snowplow
14 9 (1.42%) Xamarin
15 8 (1.26%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.26%) Sitecore