Period
to 1 March 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 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 474 582 463
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.94% 16.72% 11.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.90% 51.10% 45.84%
Number of salaries quoted 513 527 438
Median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,250 £76,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 848 1,139 1,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.89% 32.72% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 769 955 782
Median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +3.45% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,000 £24,600 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 1 March 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 1 March 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 +3 212 £50,000 -4.76% 56
Leicestershire +4 110 £49,000 +8.89% 43
Derbyshire +8 69 £41,250 -8.33% 25
Northamptonshire -6 67 £45,000 -5.26% 15
Lincolnshire +1 10 £35,500 +29.09% 12
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 222 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 151 (31.86%) C#
2 151 (31.86%) SQL
3 142 (29.96%) AWS
4 133 (28.06%) .NET
5 120 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
6 116 (24.47%) SQL Server
7 113 (23.84%) Windows
8 109 (23.00%) DevOps
9 98 (20.68%) JavaScript
9 98 (20.68%) Active Directory
10 92 (19.41%) Microsoft 365
11 79 (16.67%) VMware
12 75 (15.82%) Microservices
13 73 (15.40%) Firewall
14 67 (14.14%) Finance
15 66 (13.92%) ITIL
16 65 (13.71%) Analytics
17 61 (12.87%) Linux
18 59 (12.45%) ASP.NET
19 56 (11.81%) Windows Server
20 55 (11.60%) MVC
21 54 (11.39%) Python
22 52 (10.97%) Software Engineering
22 52 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
23 50 (10.55%) .NET Core
24 48 (10.13%) T-SQL
24 48 (10.13%) Migration
25 46 (9.70%) CSS
25 46 (9.70%) 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 35 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.74%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.05%) IIS
5 4 (0.84%) nginx
5 4 (0.84%) OpenROAD
5 4 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.63%) Apache
6 3 (0.63%) Confluence
6 3 (0.63%) Jupyter
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.21%) CMS
8 1 (0.21%) Liferay
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 7 (1.48%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (1.05%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.84%) Eikon
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.21%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 142 (29.96%) AWS
2 92 (19.41%) Microsoft 365
3 39 (8.23%) GCP
4 37 (7.81%) Power Platform
5 36 (7.59%) Azure Active Directory
6 21 (4.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 20 (4.22%) PaaS
8 16 (3.38%) SaaS
9 15 (3.16%) Serverless
10 11 (2.32%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.11%) IaaS
11 10 (2.11%) PowerApps
12 9 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.48%) OneDrive
13 7 (1.48%) Power Automate
14 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (1.05%) Slack
15 4 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.84%) Azure Stack
15 4 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 73 (15.40%) Firewall
2 31 (6.54%) SAN
3 23 (4.85%) DNS
4 20 (4.22%) WAN
5 16 (3.38%) VoIP
6 15 (3.16%) LAN
7 13 (2.74%) VLAN
8 11 (2.32%) DHCP
8 11 (2.32%) NAS
9 10 (2.11%) VPN
10 9 (1.90%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.48%) Network Security
12 6 (1.27%) Internet
12 6 (1.27%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.27%) VSAN
13 5 (1.05%) SSH
14 3 (0.63%) IP Telephony
14 3 (0.63%) Multicast
14 3 (0.63%) PBX
15 2 (0.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (24.47%) SQL Server
2 43 (9.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 39 (8.23%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (5.70%) Power BI
4 27 (5.70%) Relational Database
4 27 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.22%) MySQL
5 20 (4.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (3.59%) MongoDB
7 15 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (2.95%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 11 (2.32%) Data Lake
10 10 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
12 8 (1.69%) Big Data
13 7 (1.48%) Tableau
14 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2019
15 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.05%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 40 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.53%) JIRA
3 12 (2.53%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.84%) webpack
8 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.63%) GitLab
8 3 (0.63%) NUnit
8 3 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.63%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.42%) Katalon Studio
9 2 (0.42%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.42%) Selenium
9 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.21%) Postman
General
1 67 (14.14%) Finance
2 41 (8.65%) Law
3 27 (5.70%) Retail
4 19 (4.01%) Public Sector
5 11 (2.32%) Back Office
6 10 (2.11%) Automotive
7 8 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.27%) Marketing
9 5 (1.05%) Games
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Electronics
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 146 (30.80%) Developer
2 50 (10.55%) Architect
3 45 (9.49%) C# Developer
4 40 (8.44%) Azure Engineer
5 35 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 34 (7.17%) Senior Developer
7 33 (6.96%) .NET Developer
8 30 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (5.27%) Data Engineer
10 22 (4.64%) Software Developer
11 20 (4.22%) Support Engineer
12 19 (4.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 19 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (3.80%) Analyst
14 17 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (3.59%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
16 15 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
17 14 (2.95%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (28.06%) .NET
2 59 (12.45%) ASP.NET
3 50 (10.55%) .NET Core
4 46 (9.70%) CSS
5 43 (9.07%) React
6 42 (8.86%) HTML
7 39 (8.23%) AngularJS
8 27 (5.70%) JSON
9 25 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (4.64%) .NET Framework
11 21 (4.43%) Node.js
11 21 (4.43%) Vue.js
12 20 (4.22%) HTML5
13 15 (3.16%) ASP.NET Core
13 15 (3.16%) Entity Framework
13 15 (3.16%) Web Services
14 14 (2.95%) jQuery
15 13 (2.74%) CSS3
16 11 (2.32%) Kafka
16 11 (2.32%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.38%) User Experience
2 30 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 20 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 12 (2.53%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.32%) Cloud Native
9 10 (2.11%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.11%) Thin Client
10 9 (1.90%) Replication
11 6 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.05%) NHS
13 4 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.63%) Podcast
15 2 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 113 (23.84%) Windows
2 61 (12.87%) Linux
3 56 (11.81%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (4.64%) Windows Server 2016
5 12 (2.53%) Unix
5 12 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (2.32%) Windows 10
6 11 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.69%) AIX
9 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.42%) Android
10 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.42%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (23.00%) DevOps
3 75 (15.82%) Microservices
4 66 (13.92%) ITIL
5 65 (13.71%) Analytics
6 55 (11.60%) MVC
7 52 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (10.97%) Software Engineering
8 48 (10.13%) Migration
9 46 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
10 41 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 37 (7.81%) TDD
12 30 (6.33%) Scrum
13 27 (5.70%) Infrastructure as Code
13 27 (5.70%) Thought Leadership
14 24 (5.06%) High Availability
15 23 (4.85%) Mentoring
16 22 (4.64%) Project Delivery
16 22 (4.64%) Test Automation
17 21 (4.43%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (31.86%) C#
1 151 (31.86%) SQL
2 98 (20.68%) JavaScript
3 54 (11.39%) Python
4 48 (10.13%) T-SQL
5 45 (9.49%) PowerShell
6 24 (5.06%) Bash Shell
6 24 (5.06%) Java
7 13 (2.74%) PL/SQL
8 12 (2.53%) PHP
9 10 (2.11%) Ruby
10 9 (1.90%) Go
10 9 (1.90%) VB.NET
11 8 (1.69%) C
12 7 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 6 (1.27%) C++
13 6 (1.27%) ES6
14 4 (0.84%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (0.84%) Ingres ABF
14 4 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (5.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (4.64%) Degree
3 15 (3.16%) MCSE
4 12 (2.53%) MCITP
5 10 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.90%) CCNA
7 7 (1.48%) AWS Certification
7 7 (1.48%) MCSA
7 7 (1.48%) MCTS
7 7 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (1.27%) MCP
9 5 (1.05%) CCSA
9 5 (1.05%) Check Point Certification
10 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.63%) CCNP
11 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.75%) QA
2 26 (5.49%) SLA
3 14 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) GDPR
5 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (20.68%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.28%) Hyper-V
3 34 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (5.70%) Docker
5 20 (4.22%) XenApp
5 20 (4.22%) XenDesktop
6 13 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (1.90%) vSphere
8 8 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.63%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.63%) Varnish
9 3 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.21%) Firmware
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (5.70%) Kubernetes
2 25 (5.27%) Ansible
3 21 (4.43%) SCCM
4 20 (4.22%) Terraform
5 19 (4.01%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.32%) Puppet
7 9 (1.90%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 6 (1.27%) SCOM
8 6 (1.27%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.84%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.63%) HP ALM
10 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.63%) Nagios
10 3 (0.63%) Nessus
11 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.42%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
11 2 (0.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 222 (46.84%) Microsoft
2 79 (16.67%) VMware
3 44 (9.28%) Oracle
4 30 (6.33%) Citrix
5 28 (5.91%) Google
6 26 (5.49%) Cisco
7 17 (3.59%) Databricks
8 15 (3.16%) HP
9 14 (2.95%) Dell
10 12 (2.53%) IBM
10 12 (2.53%) Red Hat
11 10 (2.11%) CheckPoint
11 10 (2.11%) NetApp
11 10 (2.11%) SonicWALL
12 9 (1.90%) Xamarin
13 8 (1.69%) Draytek
13 8 (1.69%) SolarWinds
14 7 (1.48%) EnterpriseDB
15 5 (1.05%) Mitel
15 5 (1.05%) Telerik