Period
to 15 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 +36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Azure 617 554 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.53% 11.61% 4.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.32% 46.52% 30.54%
Number of salaries quoted 530 484 243
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% -4.21% +18.75%
10th Percentile £28,950 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 1,251 1,191 822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 31.50% 24.96% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,032 991 705
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £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 15 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 15 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 +1 296 £52,500 +10.53% 77
Leicestershire -5 115 £40,000 -15.79% 29
Northamptonshire +27 103 £45,000 +8.43% 15
Derbyshire +3 81 £40,000 -11.11% 19
Lincolnshire +3 16 £27,500 -31.25% 11
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 15 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.

1 339 (54.94%) Microsoft
2 236 (38.25%) C#
3 233 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
4 219 (35.49%) AWS
4 219 (35.49%) .NET
5 212 (34.36%) SQL
6 202 (32.74%) Windows
7 181 (29.34%) JavaScript
8 159 (25.77%) Office 365
9 148 (23.99%) DevOps
10 142 (23.01%) Active Directory
11 134 (21.72%) SQL Server
12 108 (17.50%) HTML
13 104 (16.86%) ASP.NET
13 104 (16.86%) CSS
14 98 (15.88%) VMware
15 94 (15.24%) Windows Server
16 89 (14.42%) MVC
17 87 (14.10%) Hyper-V
18 82 (13.29%) PowerShell
18 82 (13.29%) Finance
19 79 (12.80%) Degree
20 77 (12.48%) AngularJS
21 76 (12.32%) Linux
22 75 (12.16%) .NET Framework
23 73 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 71 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
25 69 (11.18%) Docker
25 69 (11.18%) Windows 10
26 68 (11.02%) 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 35 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.76%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.59%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.27%) IIS
5 11 (1.78%) Apache Spark
6 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (0.97%) Confluence
8 5 (0.81%) Apache
8 5 (0.81%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.65%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.49%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.49%) JBoss
10 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.49%) 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 23 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.30%) SAP ERP
2 5 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.81%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 219 (35.49%) AWS
2 159 (25.77%) Office 365
3 52 (8.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (7.62%) GCP
5 40 (6.48%) IaaS
6 34 (5.51%) PaaS
6 34 (5.51%) Power Platform
7 33 (5.35%) SaaS
8 27 (4.38%) Serverless
9 11 (1.78%) GitHub
10 9 (1.46%) Azure Data Factory
10 9 (1.46%) Azure Functions
10 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.81%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (0.81%) Datadog
13 5 (0.81%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.81%) OpenShift
14 4 (0.65%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 60 (9.72%) Firewall
2 30 (4.86%) WAN
3 26 (4.21%) DNS
3 26 (4.21%) VPN
4 15 (2.43%) DHCP
4 15 (2.43%) Skype
5 14 (2.27%) VoIP
6 12 (1.94%) Network Security
7 11 (1.78%) LAN
8 10 (1.62%) VLAN
8 10 (1.62%) Wireless
9 9 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (1.30%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
10 8 (1.30%) Cisco Wireless
10 8 (1.30%) IP Telephony
10 8 (1.30%) SAN
10 8 (1.30%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (21.72%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 34 (5.51%) Power BI
6 21 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 20 (3.24%) Big Data
7 20 (3.24%) Relational Database
7 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (2.76%) Data Lake
9 16 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 15 (2.43%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (2.43%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.27%) MongoDB
11 14 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 10 (1.62%) Hadoop
12 10 (1.62%) MySQL
12 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.62%) SQL Server 2017
13 9 (1.46%) Looker
Development Applications
1 53 (8.59%) Jenkins
2 52 (8.43%) Git (software)
3 42 (6.81%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.00%) Selenium
4 37 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 19 (3.08%) Subversion
5 19 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 17 (2.76%) Visual Studio Code
7 13 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 10 (1.62%) JIRA
8 10 (1.62%) webpack
9 9 (1.46%) Bitbucket
10 8 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 8 (1.30%) WebDriver
11 6 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
12 5 (0.81%) Maven
12 5 (0.81%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.65%) git-flow
14 3 (0.49%) Travis CI
General
1 82 (13.29%) Finance
2 63 (10.21%) Retail
3 33 (5.35%) Public Sector
4 28 (4.54%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.78%) Marketing
6 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.97%) Games
8 5 (0.81%) Back Office
9 4 (0.65%) Banking
9 4 (0.65%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Social Housing
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Automotive
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 235 (38.09%) Developer
2 81 (13.13%) .NET Developer
3 58 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 57 (9.24%) Architect
5 55 (8.91%) C# Developer
6 44 (7.13%) Senior Developer
7 42 (6.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 38 (6.16%) Full Stack Developer
9 35 (5.67%) Software Developer
10 34 (5.51%) Cloud Engineer
10 34 (5.51%) DevOps Engineer
11 31 (5.02%) Azure Engineer
12 27 (4.38%) Consultant
12 27 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
12 27 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (4.21%) React Developer
14 24 (3.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 22 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 21 (3.40%) IT Engineer
17 20 (3.24%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (35.49%) .NET
2 108 (17.50%) HTML
3 104 (16.86%) ASP.NET
3 104 (16.86%) CSS
4 77 (12.48%) AngularJS
5 75 (12.16%) .NET Framework
6 66 (10.70%) Web Services
7 65 (10.53%) Node.js
8 62 (10.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 55 (8.91%) .NET Core
9 55 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (7.13%) React
11 39 (6.32%) Entity Framework
12 33 (5.35%) HTML5
12 33 (5.35%) jQuery
13 30 (4.86%) Redux
14 28 (4.54%) WinForms
15 24 (3.89%) RESTful
15 24 (3.89%) WCF
16 23 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.56%) Public Cloud
2 58 (9.40%) Data Centre
3 47 (7.62%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (4.86%) Enterprise Software
7 27 (4.38%) Virtual Team
8 18 (2.92%) Cloud Native
9 16 (2.59%) EPoS
10 15 (2.43%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.94%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.94%) User Experience
12 11 (1.78%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.62%) Robotics
14 8 (1.30%) NHS
15 6 (0.97%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.81%) Management Information System
16 5 (0.81%) Replication
17 4 (0.65%) Algorithms
17 4 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 202 (32.74%) Windows
2 94 (15.24%) Windows Server
3 76 (12.32%) Linux
4 69 (11.18%) Windows 10
5 35 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (3.24%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.92%) Apple iOS
8 13 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (1.94%) Android
9 12 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.62%) AIX
11 8 (1.30%) Unix
12 6 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.49%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.32%) CentOS
16 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (23.99%) DevOps
3 89 (14.42%) MVC
4 71 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (11.02%) Microservices
5 68 (11.02%) Test Automation
6 65 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 61 (9.89%) Scrum
8 60 (9.72%) ITIL
9 59 (9.56%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (8.91%) Computer Science
11 49 (7.94%) Project Management
11 49 (7.94%) Unit Testing
12 41 (6.65%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.48%) TDD
14 38 (6.16%) SDLC
15 31 (5.02%) Cybersecurity
15 31 (5.02%) Deployment Automation
15 31 (5.02%) Identity Access Management
15 31 (5.02%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 236 (38.25%) C#
2 212 (34.36%) SQL
3 181 (29.34%) JavaScript
4 82 (13.29%) PowerShell
5 63 (10.21%) T-SQL
6 59 (9.56%) Python
7 36 (5.83%) VB.NET
8 27 (4.38%) Java
9 25 (4.05%) Bash Shell
10 21 (3.40%) TypeScript
11 13 (2.11%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.94%) C++
13 9 (1.46%) VBScript
14 8 (1.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 8 (1.30%) Perl
14 8 (1.30%) Ruby
15 6 (0.97%) VB
16 5 (0.81%) C
17 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
17 4 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 79 (12.80%) Degree
2 73 (11.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (6.48%) MCSA
3 40 (6.48%) MCSE
4 29 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (3.24%) Master's Degree
6 19 (3.08%) CISM
6 19 (3.08%) CISSP
6 19 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (2.59%) CCNA
7 16 (2.59%) Security Cleared
7 16 (2.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (2.43%) CCNP
8 15 (2.43%) CISA
8 15 (2.43%) CRISC
9 13 (2.11%) MCP
9 13 (2.11%) SC Cleared
10 12 (1.94%) ISEB
11 11 (1.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.38%) GDPR
2 26 (4.21%) QA
3 16 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.62%) COBIT
6 9 (1.46%) SLA
7 8 (1.30%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 142 (23.01%) Active Directory
2 87 (14.10%) Hyper-V
3 69 (11.18%) Docker
4 58 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (3.89%) XenApp
6 17 (2.76%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 15 (2.43%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.62%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.30%) Firmware
12 6 (0.97%) vSphere
13 4 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.49%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.32%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
16 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle Clusterware
16 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (9.08%) Kubernetes
2 41 (6.65%) SCCM
3 38 (6.16%) Ansible
3 38 (6.16%) Microsoft Intune
4 24 (3.89%) Puppet
5 21 (3.40%) Terraform
6 14 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.46%) SCOM
8 8 (1.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.30%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.97%) XenMobile
11 3 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.49%) Rancher
12 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.32%) Mesos
12 2 (0.32%) Nagios
12 2 (0.32%) WSUS
12 2 (0.32%) ZABBIX
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 339 (54.94%) Microsoft
2 98 (15.88%) VMware
3 54 (8.75%) Citrix
4 48 (7.78%) Cisco
5 39 (6.32%) Google
6 37 (6.00%) Oracle
7 20 (3.24%) ForgeRock
8 18 (2.92%) Tableau
9 14 (2.27%) Databricks
10 13 (2.11%) Apple
10 13 (2.11%) SAP
11 12 (1.94%) IBM
11 12 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 12 (1.94%) Splunk
12 11 (1.78%) Talend
13 9 (1.46%) MicroStrategy
13 9 (1.46%) Snowplow
14 8 (1.30%) CheckPoint
14 8 (1.30%) Sitecore
14 8 (1.30%) Xamarin