Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 18 42
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 +36
Permanent jobs citing Azure 683 515 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.08% 11.01% 6.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.20% 44.63% 34.86%
Number of salaries quoted 594 445 297
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% -2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -

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 1,334 1,154 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 33.35% 24.66% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,115 926 784
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.16%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +4 330 £52,500 +5.00% 90
Northamptonshire +34 122 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Leicestershire +5 118 £41,250 -10.33% 38
Derbyshire +5 80 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Lincolnshire +9 21 £27,500 -31.25% 6
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 361 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 241 (35.29%) SQL
3 238 (34.85%) C#
3 238 (34.85%) AWS
4 236 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (34.11%) .NET
6 212 (31.04%) Windows
7 184 (26.94%) Office 365
8 173 (25.33%) JavaScript
9 158 (23.13%) DevOps
10 149 (21.82%) SQL Server
11 129 (18.89%) Active Directory
12 110 (16.11%) ASP.NET
13 106 (15.52%) VMware
14 105 (15.37%) MVC
15 96 (14.06%) HTML
16 95 (13.91%) CSS
17 94 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
17 94 (13.76%) Finance
18 93 (13.62%) AngularJS
19 91 (13.32%) Hyper-V
20 85 (12.45%) PowerShell
20 85 (12.45%) Test Automation
20 85 (12.45%) Windows Server
21 83 (12.15%) Windows 10
22 82 (12.01%) Degree
23 81 (11.86%) Web Services
24 78 (11.42%) Public Cloud
25 77 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 77 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification

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 40 (5.86%) SharePoint
2 20 (2.93%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.76%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.32%) IIS
6 7 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 6 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.73%) Apache
9 4 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.44%) iPlanet
10 3 (0.44%) JBoss
10 3 (0.44%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.44%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.29%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.29%) NServiceBus
11 2 (0.29%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.44%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 238 (34.85%) AWS
2 184 (26.94%) Office 365
3 68 (9.96%) GCP
4 44 (6.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (5.71%) SaaS
6 34 (4.98%) PaaS
7 33 (4.83%) Power Platform
8 28 (4.10%) IaaS
9 24 (3.51%) Serverless
10 18 (2.64%) GitHub
11 14 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
15 5 (0.73%) Azure Functions
15 5 (0.73%) Datadog
15 5 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
15 5 (0.73%) OpenShift
16 4 (0.59%) Azure Machine Learning
17 3 (0.44%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 73 (10.69%) Firewall
2 35 (5.12%) WAN
3 30 (4.39%) VPN
4 28 (4.10%) DNS
5 21 (3.07%) VoIP
6 17 (2.49%) Network Security
7 15 (2.20%) VLAN
8 14 (2.05%) SAN
9 12 (1.76%) DHCP
9 12 (1.76%) LAN
10 9 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (1.32%) Internet
10 9 (1.32%) Remote Desktop
10 9 (1.32%) Wireless
11 8 (1.17%) Cisco IPT
11 8 (1.17%) Cisco ISE
11 8 (1.17%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 6 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 47 (6.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (4.54%) Big Data
6 30 (4.39%) Power BI
7 29 (4.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 23 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
9 22 (3.22%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.93%) Hadoop
11 19 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.64%) MongoDB
13 15 (2.20%) Data Lake
14 13 (1.90%) Relational Database
15 12 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.61%) HBase
17 10 (1.46%) Flink
17 10 (1.46%) MySQL
18 8 (1.17%) Looker
Development Applications
1 54 (7.91%) Jenkins
2 49 (7.17%) Git (software)
3 44 (6.44%) Selenium
4 33 (4.83%) Visual Studio
5 32 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 22 (3.22%) SoapUI
7 17 (2.49%) Subversion
8 15 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.90%) Cucumber
9 13 (1.90%) JIRA
10 10 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.02%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (0.88%) Maven
12 6 (0.88%) TeamCity
12 6 (0.88%) WebDriver
13 5 (0.73%) Ant
13 5 (0.73%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
13 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.73%) webpack
General
1 94 (13.76%) Finance
2 71 (10.40%) Retail
3 36 (5.27%) Public Sector
4 15 (2.20%) Marketing
5 8 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (0.88%) Games
6 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.73%) Banking
8 4 (0.59%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Social Housing
10 1 (0.15%) Advertising
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 241 (35.29%) Developer
2 87 (12.74%) .NET Developer
3 69 (10.10%) Architect
4 65 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 51 (7.47%) C# Developer
6 44 (6.44%) Cloud Engineer
7 42 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 42 (6.15%) Full Stack Developer
8 41 (6.00%) Software Developer
9 36 (5.27%) Azure Engineer
10 32 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.39%) Applications Developer
11 30 (4.39%) DevOps Engineer
12 27 (3.95%) Consultant
12 27 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 26 (3.81%) IT Engineer
14 25 (3.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 22 (3.22%) Azure Developer
16 20 (2.93%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (34.11%) .NET
2 110 (16.11%) ASP.NET
3 96 (14.06%) HTML
4 95 (13.91%) CSS
5 93 (13.62%) AngularJS
6 81 (11.86%) Web Services
7 75 (10.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 64 (9.37%) .NET Framework
9 58 (8.49%) Node.js
10 53 (7.76%) .NET Core
11 45 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
12 40 (5.86%) RESTful
13 39 (5.71%) jQuery
14 37 (5.42%) Entity Framework
14 37 (5.42%) HTML5
15 36 (5.27%) WCF
16 31 (4.54%) React
17 29 (4.25%) XML
18 27 (3.95%) Ajax
19 26 (3.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (11.42%) Public Cloud
2 60 (8.78%) Data Centre
3 37 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.12%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (3.51%) Cloud Native
7 24 (3.51%) Virtual Team
8 16 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.20%) EPoS
9 15 (2.20%) User Experience
10 12 (1.76%) NHS
11 10 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.32%) Replication
13 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.17%) Enterprise Cloud
14 7 (1.02%) Management Information System
15 6 (0.88%) Robotics
16 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.73%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 212 (31.04%) Windows
2 85 (12.45%) Windows Server
3 83 (12.15%) Windows 10
4 72 (10.54%) Linux
5 34 (4.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (3.37%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.32%) AIX
9 9 (1.32%) Android
9 9 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.88%) Unix
10 6 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.44%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (23.13%) DevOps
3 105 (15.37%) MVC
4 94 (13.76%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (12.45%) Test Automation
6 77 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 69 (10.10%) ITIL
8 66 (9.66%) Microservices
9 65 (9.52%) Scrum
10 64 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
11 52 (7.61%) Computer Science
12 50 (7.32%) Migration
13 49 (7.17%) Mentoring
13 49 (7.17%) Software Engineering
14 44 (6.44%) TDD
15 41 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
15 41 (6.00%) Unit Testing
16 40 (5.86%) Project Management
16 40 (5.86%) SDLC
17 38 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 241 (35.29%) SQL
2 238 (34.85%) C#
3 173 (25.33%) JavaScript
4 85 (12.45%) PowerShell
5 64 (9.37%) Python
6 62 (9.08%) T-SQL
7 44 (6.44%) Java
8 37 (5.42%) VB.NET
9 26 (3.81%) C++
10 23 (3.37%) Bash Shell
11 16 (2.34%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.61%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.32%) C
13 9 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (1.32%) VBScript
14 6 (0.88%) Go
14 6 (0.88%) Perl
14 6 (0.88%) R
14 6 (0.88%) Ruby
14 6 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (12.01%) Degree
2 77 (11.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (6.15%) MCSE
4 35 (5.12%) MCSA
5 27 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
7 22 (3.22%) CISM
7 22 (3.22%) CISSP
8 18 (2.64%) CCNP
9 16 (2.34%) CISA
9 16 (2.34%) Master's Degree
10 15 (2.20%) CRISC
11 12 (1.76%) ISEB
12 11 (1.61%) Citrix Certification
12 11 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (1.46%) Security Cleared
13 10 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.17%) CCNA
14 8 (1.17%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.37%) GDPR
2 17 (2.49%) PCI DSS
3 15 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.05%) Data Quality
5 12 (1.76%) QA
6 11 (1.61%) SLA
7 10 (1.46%) COBIT
8 5 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.29%) HL7
10 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 129 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 91 (13.32%) Hyper-V
3 64 (9.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (8.05%) Docker
5 16 (2.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 16 (2.34%) XenApp
6 14 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.61%) Firmware
7 11 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (1.61%) vSphere
8 8 (1.17%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.44%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.29%) vCloud
13 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (7.32%) Kubernetes
2 48 (7.03%) SCCM
3 39 (5.71%) Ansible
3 39 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 32 (4.69%) Puppet
5 21 (3.07%) Terraform
6 18 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.61%) SCOM
8 8 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 8 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
9 7 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.88%) WSUS
11 3 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.44%) Rancher
12 2 (0.29%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.29%) Mesos
12 2 (0.29%) Nagios
12 2 (0.29%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.29%) vCenter Server
12 2 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 361 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 106 (15.52%) VMware
3 60 (8.78%) Cisco
4 59 (8.64%) Google
5 46 (6.73%) Citrix
6 32 (4.69%) Oracle
7 16 (2.34%) Databricks
7 16 (2.34%) ForgeRock
7 16 (2.34%) Tableau
8 15 (2.20%) Splunk
9 14 (2.05%) IBM
10 10 (1.46%) HP
10 10 (1.46%) Red Hat
10 10 (1.46%) SAP
10 10 (1.46%) Talend
10 10 (1.46%) Xamarin
11 8 (1.17%) Alibaba
11 8 (1.17%) F5
11 8 (1.17%) MicroStrategy
11 8 (1.17%) Snowplow