Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 16 18
Rank change year-on-year +8 +2 +62
Permanent jobs citing Azure 582 468 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.50% 11.09% 9.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.70% 46.11% 45.24%
Number of salaries quoted 485 407 468
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +7.52%

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 1,148 1,015 1,145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 32.54% 24.06% 21.69%
Number of salaries quoted 950 771 983
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -2.25% +4.71%
10th Percentile £24,725 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +3 260 £55,000 +10.00% 76
Northamptonshire +23 138 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Leicestershire +28 113 £45,000 +12.50% 31
Derbyshire +14 43 £42,500 -5.56% 23
Lincolnshire +4 19 £27,500 -31.25% 17
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 312 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 194 (33.33%) Windows
3 182 (31.27%) C#
4 179 (30.76%) .NET
5 174 (29.90%) SQL
6 172 (29.55%) AWS
7 165 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
8 157 (26.98%) SQL Server
9 152 (26.12%) Office 365
10 127 (21.82%) DevOps
11 114 (19.59%) Active Directory
12 110 (18.90%) JavaScript
13 88 (15.12%) VMware
14 85 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 82 (14.09%) ASP.NET
15 82 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
15 82 (14.09%) SCCM
16 81 (13.92%) Public Cloud
17 80 (13.75%) Windows 10
18 78 (13.40%) MVC
19 73 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
20 70 (12.03%) Cisco
20 70 (12.03%) CSS
20 70 (12.03%) Hyper-V
21 69 (11.86%) Test Automation
22 68 (11.68%) Windows Server
23 67 (11.51%) PowerShell
24 66 (11.34%) Software Engineering
25 63 (10.82%) Firewall
25 63 (10.82%) AngularJS

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 46 (7.90%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.44%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 15 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (1.72%) MS Exchange
6 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (0.86%) IIS
8 4 (0.69%) CMS
9 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 172 (29.55%) AWS
2 152 (26.12%) Office 365
3 57 (9.79%) GCP
4 55 (9.45%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (9.11%) PaaS
6 51 (8.76%) SaaS
7 42 (7.22%) IaaS
8 37 (6.36%) Power Platform
9 17 (2.92%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (2.41%) GitHub
11 10 (1.72%) Serverless
12 9 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Flow
13 7 (1.20%) ShareGate
14 6 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
15 5 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.52%) Apigee
16 3 (0.52%) AWS CodeBuild
16 3 (0.52%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 63 (10.82%) Firewall
2 39 (6.70%) SAN
3 23 (3.95%) DNS
3 23 (3.95%) WAN
4 18 (3.09%) VPN
5 16 (2.75%) VLAN
6 14 (2.41%) NAS
6 14 (2.41%) VoIP
7 10 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (1.72%) LAN
8 9 (1.55%) Internet
8 9 (1.55%) MPLS
8 9 (1.55%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.37%) DHCP
9 8 (1.37%) Network Security
10 6 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (0.86%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (0.86%) Skype
11 5 (0.86%) Unified Communications
11 5 (0.86%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 62 (10.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 51 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 40 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 30 (5.15%) Big Data
6 29 (4.98%) Power BI
7 26 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
7 26 (4.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (3.78%) SQL Server 2014
9 20 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 20 (3.44%) Hadoop
10 19 (3.26%) NoSQL
11 18 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.41%) Flink
12 14 (2.41%) HBase
13 10 (1.72%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 7 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (1.20%) Relational Database
16 6 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (7.90%) Jenkins
2 32 (5.50%) Selenium
3 30 (5.15%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (3.95%) Visual Studio
6 21 (3.61%) SoapUI
7 12 (2.06%) Bitbucket
7 12 (2.06%) Cucumber
8 9 (1.55%) JIRA
8 9 (1.55%) Subversion
9 5 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.86%) Xcode
10 4 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.52%) Ant
11 3 (0.52%) Maven
11 3 (0.52%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (0.17%) NUnit
General
1 60 (10.31%) Retail
2 59 (10.14%) Finance
3 32 (5.50%) Public Sector
4 12 (2.06%) Marketing
5 9 (1.55%) Law
6 8 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.69%) Banking
7 4 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.52%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 177 (30.41%) Developer
2 72 (12.37%) Architect
3 64 (11.00%) .NET Developer
4 63 (10.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (6.87%) Cloud Engineer
6 35 (6.01%) C# Developer
7 33 (5.67%) Software Developer
8 31 (5.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 30 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
10 29 (4.98%) Azure Architect
10 29 (4.98%) Azure Engineer
10 29 (4.98%) Software Engineer
11 28 (4.81%) Applications Developer
11 28 (4.81%) Cloud Architect
12 27 (4.64%) Analyst
13 25 (4.30%) IT Engineer
14 24 (4.12%) Azure Developer
15 23 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 22 (3.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 22 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (30.76%) .NET
2 82 (14.09%) ASP.NET
3 70 (12.03%) CSS
4 63 (10.82%) AngularJS
5 59 (10.14%) HTML
6 58 (9.97%) Web Services
7 53 (9.11%) .NET Framework
8 50 (8.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (7.73%) RESTful
10 34 (5.84%) .NET Core
11 33 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (5.67%) WCF
12 28 (4.81%) Entity Framework
13 27 (4.64%) XML
14 26 (4.47%) Node.js
14 26 (4.47%) REST
14 26 (4.47%) WinForms
14 26 (4.47%) WPF
15 25 (4.30%) jQuery
16 22 (3.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.92%) Public Cloud
2 47 (8.08%) Data Centre
3 35 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.81%) Cloud Native
4 28 (4.81%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 15 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.06%) Fat Client
9 12 (2.06%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.06%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.72%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.55%) EPoS
11 9 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.55%) Replication
12 7 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.20%) NHS
12 7 (1.20%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 194 (33.33%) Windows
2 80 (13.75%) Windows 10
3 68 (11.68%) Windows Server
4 47 (8.08%) Linux
5 23 (3.95%) Windows 8
6 19 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.41%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
10 6 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.69%) Android
12 4 (0.69%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.34%) Unix
15 1 (0.17%) AIX
15 1 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (28.35%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (21.82%) DevOps
3 85 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 82 (14.09%) Business Intelligence
5 78 (13.40%) MVC
6 69 (11.86%) Test Automation
7 66 (11.34%) Software Engineering
8 62 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
9 60 (10.31%) Migration
10 49 (8.42%) Project Delivery
11 48 (8.25%) ITIL
12 42 (7.22%) TDD
13 40 (6.87%) Analytics
13 40 (6.87%) Mentoring
13 40 (6.87%) Service Management
14 37 (6.36%) Scrum
15 35 (6.01%) SDLC
15 35 (6.01%) Technical Leadership
16 33 (5.67%) Presales
17 32 (5.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (31.27%) C#
2 174 (29.90%) SQL
3 110 (18.90%) JavaScript
4 67 (11.51%) PowerShell
5 47 (8.08%) Java
6 46 (7.90%) T-SQL
7 32 (5.50%) Python
8 25 (4.30%) VB.NET
9 24 (4.12%) C++
10 20 (3.44%) Bash Shell
11 13 (2.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 12 (2.06%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.86%) C
14 5 (0.86%) Go
14 5 (0.86%) Scala
15 4 (0.69%) R
16 2 (0.34%) F#
16 2 (0.34%) Ruby
16 2 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 73 (12.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (7.56%) Degree
3 30 (5.15%) MCSE
4 29 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (3.61%) CCNP
5 21 (3.61%) MCSA
6 18 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 14 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.23%) CCNA
9 12 (2.06%) MCSD
10 8 (1.37%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.20%) PhD
12 6 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
13 4 (0.69%) CISM
13 4 (0.69%) CISSP
14 3 (0.52%) CCA
14 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.34%) CEH
15 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
15 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.89%) Data Quality
1 11 (1.89%) SLA
2 7 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.86%) QA
4 4 (0.69%) GDPR
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.34%) HL7
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 114 (19.59%) Active Directory
2 70 (12.03%) Hyper-V
3 44 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (5.84%) Docker
5 16 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (1.72%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.37%) vSphere
8 7 (1.20%) XenApp
9 5 (0.86%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.69%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.69%) Firmware
10 4 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.52%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.34%) vCloud
12 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 82 (14.09%) SCCM
2 56 (9.62%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (6.01%) Puppet
4 32 (5.50%) Kubernetes
5 31 (5.33%) Ansible
6 23 (3.95%) Terraform
7 20 (3.44%) SCOM
8 18 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (2.58%) WSUS
10 6 (1.03%) AirWatch
10 6 (1.03%) Rancher
11 4 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.52%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
14 1 (0.17%) Grafana
14 1 (0.17%) Kibana
14 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
14 1 (0.17%) SCOrch
14 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 312 (53.61%) Microsoft
2 88 (15.12%) VMware
3 70 (12.03%) Cisco
4 59 (10.14%) Google
5 32 (5.50%) Citrix
6 26 (4.47%) Oracle
7 21 (3.61%) HP
8 17 (2.92%) NetApp
8 17 (2.92%) Red Hat
9 10 (1.72%) Alibaba
10 9 (1.55%) Databricks
11 8 (1.37%) IBM
11 8 (1.37%) Xamarin
12 7 (1.20%) Nintex
12 7 (1.20%) Remedy
12 7 (1.20%) Veeam
13 6 (1.03%) AppDynamics
13 6 (1.03%) Dell
13 6 (1.03%) New Relic
13 6 (1.03%) Splunk