Period
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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Azure 792 578 306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.52% 18.84% 18.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.94% 47.45% 57.52%
Number of salaries quoted 503 445 234
10th Percentile £30,100 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,000 £61,063
90th Percentile £79,500 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.83% +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 1,391 1,218 532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 41.30% 39.70% 32.48%
Number of salaries quoted 936 937 432
10th Percentile £25,875 £26,750 £27,664
25th Percentile £34,408 £36,250 £33,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
75th Percentile £62,563 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £73,600
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire 0 315 £52,500 +10.53% 71
Leicestershire +3 209 £47,500 - 42
Derbyshire +1 113 £45,000 - 26
Northamptonshire 0 95 £50,000 +25.00% 15
Rutland - 27 £70,000 - 2
Lincolnshire +7 13 £41,000 +2.50% 9
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 387 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 337 (42.55%) SQL
3 321 (40.53%) Agile
4 288 (36.36%) DevOps
5 265 (33.46%) .NET
6 255 (32.20%) AWS
7 238 (30.05%) C#
8 215 (27.15%) JavaScript
9 200 (25.25%) Social Skills
10 189 (23.86%) SQL Server
11 184 (23.23%) Azure DevOps
12 165 (20.83%) Windows
13 159 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
14 152 (19.19%) CSS
14 152 (19.19%) Java
15 151 (19.07%) HTML
16 149 (18.81%) Git (software)
17 147 (18.56%) Python
18 146 (18.43%) React
19 136 (17.17%) PowerShell
20 125 (15.78%) Software Engineering
20 125 (15.78%) Analytics
21 123 (15.53%) Microsoft 365
22 118 (14.90%) Active Directory
23 110 (13.89%) CI/CD
24 109 (13.76%) Terraform
24 109 (13.76%) .NET Core
25 108 (13.64%) MVC
25 108 (13.64%) QA
26 106 (13.38%) ASP.NET

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 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 23 (2.90%) MS Exchange
2 23 (2.90%) ThingWorx
3 21 (2.65%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.65%) IIS
4 13 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.52%) Confluence
6 11 (1.39%) Apache
6 11 (1.39%) CMS
6 11 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.14%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.63%) Skype for Business
9 4 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.51%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.38%) Appian
10 3 (0.38%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.38%) JBoss
10 3 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
Applications
1 18 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 15 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Eikon
3 2 (0.25%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 255 (32.20%) AWS
2 184 (23.23%) Azure DevOps
3 123 (15.53%) Microsoft 365
4 103 (13.01%) GCP
5 78 (9.85%) Power Platform
6 70 (8.84%) Serverless
7 47 (5.93%) SaaS
8 46 (5.81%) Azure Service Bus
9 43 (5.43%) Azure Functions
10 41 (5.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 38 (4.80%) Dynamics 365
12 31 (3.91%) Azure Data Factory
13 29 (3.66%) IaaS
14 28 (3.54%) PaaS
15 24 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
16 21 (2.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 16 (2.02%) Azure AKS
18 13 (1.64%) GitHub
19 12 (1.52%) Datadog
20 11 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.07%) Firewall
2 53 (6.69%) DNS
3 40 (5.05%) Internet
4 38 (4.80%) DHCP
5 36 (4.55%) HTTP
5 36 (4.55%) WAN
6 28 (3.54%) LAN
7 27 (3.41%) SSL
8 26 (3.28%) TCP/IP
9 23 (2.90%) SAN
10 19 (2.40%) VPN
11 13 (1.64%) Kerberos
12 10 (1.26%) 5G
12 10 (1.26%) Broadband
12 10 (1.26%) SD-WAN
13 9 (1.14%) SMTP
14 8 (1.01%) FTP
14 8 (1.01%) NAS
14 8 (1.01%) VLAN
14 8 (1.01%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (23.86%) SQL Server
2 74 (9.34%) NoSQL
3 61 (7.70%) Data Warehouse
4 57 (7.20%) Power BI
5 47 (5.93%) Big Data
6 43 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.54%) Data Lake
9 26 (3.28%) MySQL
10 25 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (2.65%) MongoDB
12 21 (2.65%) Relational Database
13 20 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (2.02%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 8 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
17 8 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (1.01%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 149 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (6.06%) JIRA
4 37 (4.67%) Jenkins
5 36 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 28 (3.54%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.27%) TeamCity
8 17 (2.15%) GitLab
9 13 (1.64%) Selenium
10 10 (1.26%) CircleCI
10 10 (1.26%) Maven
11 8 (1.01%) Gradle
12 7 (0.88%) Subversion
13 6 (0.76%) Ant
13 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio Code
14 5 (0.63%) JUnit
14 5 (0.63%) Mockito
14 5 (0.63%) Moq
14 5 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (0.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 200 (25.25%) Social Skills
2 92 (11.62%) Finance
3 73 (9.22%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (9.22%) Manufacturing
4 58 (7.32%) Retail
5 54 (6.82%) Games
6 45 (5.68%) Public Sector
7 44 (5.56%) Marketing
8 34 (4.29%) Law
9 24 (3.03%) Legal
10 16 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
11 15 (1.89%) Danish Language
11 15 (1.89%) Swedish Language
12 14 (1.77%) Aerospace
13 10 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.01%) Influencing Skills
15 6 (0.76%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.51%) Automotive
16 4 (0.51%) Police
17 3 (0.38%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 231 (29.17%) Developer
2 76 (9.60%) Software Developer
3 71 (8.96%) Software Engineer
4 64 (8.08%) Analyst
5 60 (7.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 58 (7.32%) .NET Developer
7 54 (6.82%) Data Engineer
8 47 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 45 (5.68%) Azure Engineer
10 42 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 38 (4.80%) IT Engineer
11 38 (4.80%) Trainee
12 34 (4.29%) Support Engineer
13 33 (4.17%) Graduate
14 29 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
15 28 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
16 26 (3.28%) IT Support
17 22 (2.78%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 22 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
18 20 (2.53%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (33.46%) .NET
2 152 (19.19%) CSS
3 151 (19.07%) HTML
4 146 (18.43%) React
5 109 (13.76%) .NET Core
6 106 (13.38%) ASP.NET
7 95 (11.99%) AngularJS
8 81 (10.23%) .NET Framework
9 70 (8.84%) jQuery
10 65 (8.21%) Entity Framework
11 49 (6.19%) Spring
12 48 (6.06%) Node.js
13 47 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 33 (4.17%) REST
15 31 (3.91%) RESTful
16 29 (3.66%) JSON
17 28 (3.54%) Web Services
18 26 (3.28%) Kafka
19 25 (3.16%) Angular 2
19 25 (3.16%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.08%) Self-Motivation
2 44 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 35 (4.42%) Cloud Native
4 27 (3.41%) Clustering
5 26 (3.28%) IoT
6 25 (3.16%) Augmented Reality
7 23 (2.90%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 22 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
9 21 (2.65%) Management Information System
10 20 (2.53%) Data Centre
11 17 (2.15%) Data Structures
12 16 (2.02%) Public Cloud
13 15 (1.89%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.89%) User Experience
13 15 (1.89%) Video Editing
14 14 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (1.64%) Life Science
16 11 (1.39%) Mobile App
16 11 (1.39%) PKI
16 11 (1.39%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 165 (20.83%) Windows
2 94 (11.87%) Windows Server
3 84 (10.61%) Linux
4 53 (6.69%) Android
5 51 (6.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 46 (5.81%) Apple iOS
7 41 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (4.67%) Windows 10
9 33 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
10 20 (2.53%) Unix
11 18 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (1.14%) CentOS
13 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.63%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.51%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.51%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.38%) SUSE
16 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.38%) VMS
17 2 (0.25%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 321 (40.53%) Agile
2 288 (36.36%) DevOps
3 159 (20.08%) Problem-Solving
4 125 (15.78%) Analytics
4 125 (15.78%) Software Engineering
5 110 (13.89%) CI/CD
6 108 (13.64%) MVC
7 95 (11.99%) Machine Learning
8 94 (11.87%) Mentoring
9 82 (10.35%) Microservices
10 79 (9.97%) Test Automation
11 75 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
12 73 (9.22%) Scrum
12 73 (9.22%) User Stories
13 64 (8.08%) ETL
14 63 (7.95%) Data Engineering
15 62 (7.83%) Unit Testing
16 59 (7.45%) Data Science
17 57 (7.20%) Data Architecture
18 55 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 337 (42.55%) SQL
2 238 (30.05%) C#
3 215 (27.15%) JavaScript
4 152 (19.19%) Java
5 147 (18.56%) Python
6 136 (17.17%) PowerShell
7 46 (5.81%) T-SQL
8 45 (5.68%) Ruby
9 44 (5.56%) TypeScript
10 36 (4.55%) Bash
10 36 (4.55%) Go
11 33 (4.17%) C++
12 19 (2.40%) VB.NET
13 12 (1.52%) Scala
14 11 (1.39%) Perl
14 11 (1.39%) VB
15 10 (1.26%) PHP
15 10 (1.26%) Shell Script
16 9 (1.14%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.01%) C
Qualifications
1 63 (7.95%) Degree
2 45 (5.68%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 21 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (1.77%) MCSE
7 11 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (1.14%) MCSA
9 8 (1.01%) DBS Check
9 8 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
12 4 (0.51%) MCITP
12 4 (0.51%) MCP
13 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.38%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.38%) ISEB
13 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (13.64%) QA
2 36 (4.55%) SLA
3 18 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.14%) GDPR
6 8 (1.01%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.01%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.38%) PMO
9 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.25%) NIST
10 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (14.90%) Active Directory
2 102 (12.88%) Docker
3 56 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 53 (6.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (1.64%) vSphere
6 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.01%) XenApp
8 7 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 7 (0.88%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.25%) NFS
10 2 (0.25%) Samba
10 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 109 (13.76%) Terraform
2 87 (10.98%) Kubernetes
3 47 (5.93%) SCCM
4 41 (5.18%) Ansible
5 22 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
6 20 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 16 (2.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 14 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (1.77%) ZABBIX
10 13 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
11 11 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
12 10 (1.26%) Puppet
13 9 (1.14%) vCenter Server
13 9 (1.14%) WSUS
14 7 (0.88%) Grafana
14 7 (0.88%) SCOM
15 6 (0.76%) Backup Exec
15 6 (0.76%) Kibana
16 3 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 387 (48.86%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.96%) VMware
3 50 (6.31%) Xamarin
4 46 (5.81%) Google
5 40 (5.05%) Oracle
6 37 (4.67%) Cisco
7 28 (3.54%) Veeam
8 23 (2.90%) PTC
9 22 (2.78%) SAP
10 21 (2.65%) Databricks
10 21 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (2.27%) Dell
11 18 (2.27%) HP
12 16 (2.02%) Citrix
13 15 (1.89%) Infor
13 15 (1.89%) Red Hat
14 14 (1.77%) Symantec
15 13 (1.64%) IBM
16 12 (1.52%) Rackspace
16 12 (1.52%) Sophos