Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 634 263 639
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.68% 19.50% 16.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.77% 58.19% 49.61%
Number of salaries quoted 509 215 556
10th Percentile £31,150 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £57,000 £62,500 £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 1,300 452 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.30% 33.51% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,007 380 1,082
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,648 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £33,063 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +3.45%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,600 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 0 210 £47,750 -7.28% 91
Northamptonshire +5 136 £40,000 -11.11% 34
Leicestershire -5 133 £45,000 +2.86% 53
Derbyshire +2 120 £47,500 +18.75% 31
Lincolnshire -5 24 £40,000 -6.98% 22
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 264 (41.64%) Microsoft
2 229 (36.12%) DevOps
3 212 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
4 205 (32.33%) SQL
5 196 (30.91%) .NET
6 188 (29.65%) C#
7 173 (27.29%) Social Skills
8 165 (26.03%) SQL Server
9 157 (24.76%) Microsoft 365
10 145 (22.87%) Windows
11 138 (21.77%) AWS
12 126 (19.87%) Active Directory
13 121 (19.09%) JavaScript
14 112 (17.67%) PowerShell
15 110 (17.35%) VMware
15 110 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
16 104 (16.40%) Scrum
17 86 (13.56%) Linux
18 83 (13.09%) Software Engineering
19 79 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 76 (11.99%) Windows Server
21 74 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 73 (11.51%) ASP.NET
22 73 (11.51%) MVC
22 73 (11.51%) Firewall
23 71 (11.20%) Python
24 70 (11.04%) Mentoring
25 69 (10.88%) .NET Core
26 66 (10.41%) .NET Framework
26 66 (10.41%) Kubernetes

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 49 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 20 (3.15%) IIS
4 12 (1.89%) OpenStack
5 7 (1.10%) OpenROAD
5 7 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.32%) Confluence
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.32%) Kentico
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Synapse
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) nginx
9 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.16%) Figma
5 1 (0.16%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (0.95%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
2 4 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Workfront
4 1 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Eikon
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 157 (24.76%) Microsoft 365
2 138 (21.77%) AWS
3 55 (8.68%) SaaS
4 53 (8.36%) PaaS
5 46 (7.26%) GCP
6 43 (6.78%) IaaS
6 43 (6.78%) Power Platform
7 32 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (4.89%) OneDrive
9 21 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
9 21 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (3.31%) GitHub
10 13 (2.05%) Power Automate
11 12 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (1.89%) Serverless
12 11 (1.74%) PowerApps
13 10 (1.58%) Azure Functions
13 10 (1.58%) Azure Pipelines
14 9 (1.42%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.51%) Firewall
2 53 (8.36%) DNS
3 36 (5.68%) WAN
4 32 (5.05%) DHCP
5 27 (4.26%) LAN
6 25 (3.94%) Internet
7 14 (2.21%) SAN
8 13 (2.05%) TCP/IP
9 12 (1.89%) VLAN
10 11 (1.74%) BGP
10 11 (1.74%) VPN
11 10 (1.58%) HTTP
11 10 (1.58%) SD-WAN
12 8 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (1.10%) IPv4
13 7 (1.10%) OSPF
13 7 (1.10%) SMTP
13 7 (1.10%) SSL
14 6 (0.95%) NAS
15 5 (0.79%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (26.03%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (4.89%) Power BI
5 28 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 26 (4.10%) MySQL
7 22 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 17 (2.68%) Relational Database
11 16 (2.52%) Data Lake
12 15 (2.37%) MongoDB
13 11 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 10 (1.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 9 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (1.42%) Tableau
16 8 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
17 7 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
17 7 (1.10%) Ingres
17 7 (1.10%) Redis
Development Applications
1 55 (8.68%) Git (software)
2 38 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 35 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 29 (4.57%) JIRA
5 25 (3.94%) Selenium
6 19 (3.00%) TeamCity
7 17 (2.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 12 (1.89%) GitLab
9 9 (1.42%) WebDriver
10 7 (1.10%) Vagrant
11 6 (0.95%) Android Studio
11 6 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.95%) Xcode
12 5 (0.79%) SpecFlow
12 5 (0.79%) Subversion
12 5 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.63%) NUnit
13 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
14 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
General
1 173 (27.29%) Social Skills
2 56 (8.83%) Finance
3 45 (7.10%) Law
4 39 (6.15%) Retail
5 33 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.73%) Manufacturing
7 29 (4.57%) Marketing
7 29 (4.57%) Public Sector
8 17 (2.68%) Back Office
9 14 (2.21%) Banking
9 14 (2.21%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (2.05%) Documentation Skills
10 13 (2.05%) Influencing Skills
11 12 (1.89%) Automotive
12 9 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
13 6 (0.95%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.79%) Legal
15 3 (0.47%) Advertising
15 3 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 180 (28.39%) Developer
2 71 (11.20%) Support Engineer
3 67 (10.57%) .NET Developer
4 59 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 41 (6.47%) C# Developer
7 39 (6.15%) Analyst
8 35 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 35 (5.52%) IT Engineer
9 34 (5.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 34 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 33 (5.21%) Architect
10 33 (5.21%) Software Engineer
11 25 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
12 24 (3.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (3.63%) IT Support
14 21 (3.31%) Infrastructure Support
14 21 (3.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 20 (3.15%) IT Support Engineer
16 19 (3.00%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (30.91%) .NET
2 73 (11.51%) ASP.NET
3 69 (10.88%) .NET Core
4 66 (10.41%) .NET Framework
5 57 (8.99%) React
6 55 (8.68%) HTML
7 54 (8.52%) AngularJS
8 49 (7.73%) CSS
9 38 (5.99%) Entity Framework
10 35 (5.52%) Web Services
11 27 (4.26%) REST
12 22 (3.47%) WPF
13 21 (3.31%) Vue.js
14 19 (3.00%) Blazor
14 19 (3.00%) jQuery
14 19 (3.00%) RESTful
14 19 (3.00%) WCF
15 18 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (2.68%) JSON
17 16 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.62%) Data Centre
2 28 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (2.84%) User Experience
5 15 (2.37%) Data Protection Act
5 15 (2.37%) Private Cloud
5 15 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.05%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.05%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.05%) Mobile App
7 12 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
8 11 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (1.26%) Internet of Things
10 7 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.10%) PKI
11 6 (0.95%) Clustering
11 6 (0.95%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.95%) Industry 4.0
11 6 (0.95%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (22.87%) Windows
2 86 (13.56%) Linux
3 76 (11.99%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.73%) Unix
5 20 (3.15%) Windows Server 2019
6 19 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (2.68%) Windows Server 2016
8 15 (2.37%) Windows 10
9 12 (1.89%) Android
10 9 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (0.63%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.47%) CentOS
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.16%) AIX
15 1 (0.16%) Debian
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (36.12%) DevOps
2 212 (33.44%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (17.35%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (16.40%) Scrum
5 83 (13.09%) Software Engineering
6 79 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 73 (11.51%) MVC
8 70 (11.04%) Mentoring
9 56 (8.83%) ITIL
10 48 (7.57%) Project Management
11 47 (7.41%) Microservices
12 44 (6.94%) Infrastructure as Code
13 42 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
13 42 (6.62%) Full Stack Development
13 42 (6.62%) TDD
14 41 (6.47%) SDLC
15 40 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
16 35 (5.52%) Migration
17 34 (5.36%) Computer Science
18 32 (5.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 205 (32.33%) SQL
2 188 (29.65%) C#
3 121 (19.09%) JavaScript
4 112 (17.67%) PowerShell
5 71 (11.20%) Python
6 57 (8.99%) T-SQL
7 39 (6.15%) TypeScript
8 31 (4.89%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.57%) Java
10 24 (3.79%) C
11 19 (3.00%) VB.NET
12 15 (2.37%) C++
12 15 (2.37%) Ruby
13 14 (2.21%) PHP
14 10 (1.58%) PL/SQL
14 10 (1.58%) R
14 10 (1.58%) VB
15 8 (1.26%) Perl
16 7 (1.10%) Ingres ABF
17 6 (0.95%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 51 (8.04%) Degree
2 43 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 26 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.15%) MCITP
6 18 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (2.05%) MCSA
8 12 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 12 (1.89%) HNC
8 12 (1.89%) HND
9 10 (1.58%) CISSP
9 10 (1.58%) MCP
9 10 (1.58%) MCSE
10 9 (1.42%) CISM
11 8 (1.26%) CCNA
12 7 (1.10%) CEH
13 6 (0.95%) CCNP
13 6 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.10%) QA
1 26 (4.10%) SLA
2 19 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
3 14 (2.21%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.89%) Accessibility
5 9 (1.42%) GDPR
6 7 (1.10%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) IASME
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) NIST
7 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 126 (19.87%) Active Directory
2 74 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (10.25%) Docker
4 57 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 29 (4.57%) vSphere
6 28 (4.42%) XenApp
6 28 (4.42%) XenDesktop
7 19 (3.00%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.47%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.16%) NFS
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 66 (10.41%) Kubernetes
2 49 (7.73%) SCCM
3 47 (7.41%) Terraform
4 37 (5.84%) Ansible
5 36 (5.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (2.37%) Istio
6 15 (2.37%) Puppet
7 14 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.21%) WSUS
8 9 (1.42%) ZABBIX
9 8 (1.26%) vCenter Server
10 7 (1.10%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 7 (1.10%) SCOM
10 7 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (0.95%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
13 3 (0.47%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.47%) HP ALM
13 3 (0.47%) Rancher
13 3 (0.47%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 264 (41.64%) Microsoft
2 110 (17.35%) VMware
3 48 (7.57%) Citrix
4 43 (6.78%) Cisco
5 29 (4.57%) Oracle
6 27 (4.26%) Google
7 21 (3.31%) Veeam
8 14 (2.21%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.89%) Databricks
10 11 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (1.58%) IBM
11 10 (1.58%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.42%) CheckPoint
12 9 (1.42%) Synology
13 8 (1.26%) AppDynamics
13 8 (1.26%) Informatica
13 8 (1.26%) Telerik
14 7 (1.10%) Avaya
14 7 (1.10%) Dell
14 7 (1.10%) NetApp