Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 8 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 +17
Permanent jobs citing Azure 352 674 509
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.05% 17.12% 11.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.37% 51.45% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 395 643 464
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% -2.63%
10th Percentile £32,350 £29,150 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,600 £77,250 £77,125
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%

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 603 1,310 1,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 36.06% 33.28% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 533 1,096 893
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +1 170 £50,000 -4.76% 64
Derbyshire +8 60 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Leicestershire +8 59 £50,000 +17.65% 20
Northamptonshire -4 56 £45,000 +2.27% 23
Lincolnshire -3 4 £49,000 +78.18% 13
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 159 (45.17%) Microsoft
2 131 (37.22%) C#
3 122 (34.66%) .NET
4 115 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
5 112 (31.82%) SQL
6 97 (27.56%) DevOps
7 96 (27.27%) AWS
8 86 (24.43%) SQL Server
9 84 (23.86%) Microservices
10 82 (23.30%) Windows
11 78 (22.16%) JavaScript
12 71 (20.17%) ASP.NET
13 59 (16.76%) Finance
14 56 (15.91%) Oracle
14 56 (15.91%) Active Directory
15 53 (15.06%) .NET Core
16 51 (14.49%) T-SQL
16 51 (14.49%) Office 365
16 51 (14.49%) Analytics
17 50 (14.20%) VMware
18 47 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 46 (13.07%) Firewall
20 45 (12.78%) Software Engineering
21 41 (11.65%) MVC
22 39 (11.08%) Scrum
22 39 (11.08%) Data Warehouse
22 39 (11.08%) ASP.NET Web API
23 37 (10.51%) Git (software)
24 36 (10.23%) Windows Server
25 35 (9.94%) Business Intelligence

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 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (4.83%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 6 (1.70%) nginx
5 4 (1.14%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.14%) IIS
5 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.85%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.57%) Apache
7 2 (0.57%) Confluence
7 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.57%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Synapse
8 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.42%) Eikon
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.57%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.28%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.28%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 96 (27.27%) AWS
2 51 (14.49%) Office 365
3 31 (8.81%) Power Platform
4 25 (7.10%) SaaS
5 21 (5.97%) GCP
6 19 (5.40%) Azure Data Factory
7 14 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.13%) Serverless
9 9 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (2.56%) PaaS
10 8 (2.27%) IaaS
10 8 (2.27%) PowerApps
11 7 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.70%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (1.70%) Amazon EKS
12 6 (1.70%) Amazon S3
12 6 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.70%) Power Automate
13 5 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (1.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.07%) Firewall
2 23 (6.53%) WAN
3 21 (5.97%) SAN
4 20 (5.68%) DNS
5 18 (5.11%) LAN
6 14 (3.98%) VoIP
7 13 (3.69%) VLAN
8 12 (3.41%) DHCP
9 11 (3.13%) Internet
10 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.70%) VPN
12 5 (1.42%) NAS
13 4 (1.14%) NetScaler
14 2 (0.57%) BGP
14 2 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (0.57%) IPv6
14 2 (0.57%) Network Security
14 2 (0.57%) Skype
14 2 (0.57%) VPLS
14 2 (0.57%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (24.43%) SQL Server
2 47 (13.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (11.08%) Data Warehouse
4 31 (8.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (7.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (6.53%) Power BI
7 22 (6.25%) Relational Database
8 17 (4.83%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (3.41%) NoSQL
11 11 (3.13%) Big Data
12 10 (2.84%) Data Lake
13 9 (2.56%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (2.27%) MySQL
14 8 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
14 8 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (1.70%) Amazon Aurora
15 6 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
15 6 (1.70%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (10.51%) Git (software)
2 30 (8.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (2.56%) JIRA
4 9 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.14%) webpack
6 3 (0.85%) GitLab
6 3 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.57%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.57%) FishEye
7 2 (0.57%) Selenium
7 2 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.28%) PowerDesigner
8 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (16.76%) Finance
2 17 (4.83%) Law
3 15 (4.26%) Retail
4 12 (3.41%) Public Sector
5 8 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.70%) Back Office
7 5 (1.42%) Games
7 5 (1.42%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
9 2 (0.57%) Police
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 127 (36.08%) Developer
2 50 (14.20%) C# Developer
3 47 (13.35%) Architect
4 40 (11.36%) .NET Developer
5 30 (8.52%) Senior Developer
6 26 (7.39%) C# .NET Developer
7 22 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 21 (5.97%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (5.68%) Software Developer
10 19 (5.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (5.40%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (5.11%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.83%) Data Engineer
13 14 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (3.69%) Senior Web Developer
15 12 (3.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 11 (3.13%) IT Engineer
17 10 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
17 10 (2.84%) Junior
17 10 (2.84%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (34.66%) .NET
2 71 (20.17%) ASP.NET
3 53 (15.06%) .NET Core
4 39 (11.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 35 (9.94%) CSS
6 34 (9.66%) .NET Framework
7 33 (9.38%) HTML
8 31 (8.81%) AngularJS
9 29 (8.24%) ASP.NET Core
10 28 (7.95%) JSON
11 24 (6.82%) HTML5
11 24 (6.82%) React
12 21 (5.97%) Vue.js
13 19 (5.40%) Web Services
14 18 (5.11%) CSS3
15 17 (4.83%) Kafka
16 16 (4.55%) WinForms
17 15 (4.26%) jQuery
18 13 (3.69%) RESTful
18 13 (3.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.95%) User Experience
3 27 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (5.68%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.56%) Replication
7 8 (2.27%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.27%) Internet of Things
8 7 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.99%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.42%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.14%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) Podcast
12 2 (0.57%) EPoS
12 2 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 82 (23.30%) Windows
2 36 (10.23%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.25%) Linux
4 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (3.13%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.70%) Windows 10
8 5 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (27.56%) DevOps
3 84 (23.86%) Microservices
4 51 (14.49%) Analytics
5 45 (12.78%) Software Engineering
6 41 (11.65%) MVC
7 39 (11.08%) Scrum
8 35 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (9.94%) ITIL
9 31 (8.81%) Web Development
10 30 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
11 29 (8.24%) Migration
12 26 (7.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (5.68%) TDD
14 19 (5.40%) Thought Leadership
15 18 (5.11%) Data Analytics
16 17 (4.83%) Data Modelling
16 17 (4.83%) ETL
17 16 (4.55%) Data Security
17 16 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (37.22%) C#
2 112 (31.82%) SQL
3 78 (22.16%) JavaScript
4 51 (14.49%) T-SQL
5 27 (7.67%) PL/SQL
6 25 (7.10%) Python
7 19 (5.40%) PowerShell
8 15 (4.26%) Java
9 10 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.99%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 6 (1.70%) C++
12 4 (1.14%) C
12 4 (1.14%) ES6
12 4 (1.14%) VB
13 3 (0.85%) Ruby
14 2 (0.57%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.28%) Go
15 1 (0.28%) PHP
15 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.55%) Degree
3 14 (3.98%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (3.13%) CCNA
5 10 (2.84%) MCSE
6 9 (2.56%) CCSA
7 8 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (2.27%) MCP
7 8 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 8 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 7 (1.99%) MCITP
9 6 (1.70%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.70%) MCTS
10 5 (1.42%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.85%) CCNP
11 3 (0.85%) PhD
12 2 (0.57%) CISSP
12 2 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.57%) VCAP
12 2 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (7.95%) QA
2 15 (4.26%) SLA
3 8 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.14%) GDPR
5 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 25 (7.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.55%) Docker
5 6 (1.70%) Varnish
6 5 (1.42%) XenApp
6 5 (1.42%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.85%) vCloud
8 3 (0.85%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.57%) VMware NSX
9 2 (0.57%) vSphere
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 13 (3.69%) SCCM
3 10 (2.84%) vCenter Server
4 9 (2.56%) Ansible
5 8 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.99%) Terraform
7 6 (1.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.14%) Puppet
9 3 (0.85%) Nagios
9 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.57%) WebSphere Cast Iron
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.28%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.28%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.28%) Istio
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 159 (45.17%) Microsoft
2 56 (15.91%) Oracle
3 50 (14.20%) VMware
4 26 (7.39%) Cisco
5 24 (6.82%) Google
6 19 (5.40%) Citrix
7 12 (3.41%) CheckPoint
8 11 (3.13%) NetApp
9 9 (2.56%) Databricks
9 9 (2.56%) Dell
10 8 (2.27%) HP
10 8 (2.27%) Mitel
11 7 (1.99%) EnterpriseDB
12 6 (1.70%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 6 (1.70%) Xamarin
13 5 (1.42%) ServiceNow
14 4 (1.14%) Draytek
14 4 (1.14%) SolarWinds
14 4 (1.14%) SonicWALL