Period
to 27 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 17 67
Rank change year-on-year +1 +50 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 492 612 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.26% 12.21% 3.84%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.40% 49.47% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 413 548 216
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £76,200 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

Microsoft 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 1,038 1,237 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.87% 24.68% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 825 1,039 629
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,700 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,250 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the East Midlands

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the East Midlands

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 May 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 +4 239 £47,500 - 32
Leicestershire -10 101 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Northamptonshire +7 97 £46,500 -2.11% 7
Derbyshire 0 52 £37,500 -22.08% 11
Lincolnshire -6 5 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 264 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 210 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 201 (40.85%) C#
4 195 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
5 186 (37.80%) SQL
6 181 (36.79%) Windows
7 165 (33.54%) .NET
8 137 (27.85%) JavaScript
9 134 (27.24%) Office 365
10 129 (26.22%) Active Directory
11 123 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 111 (22.56%) DevOps
13 110 (22.36%) VMware
14 89 (18.09%) Linux
15 88 (17.89%) HTML
16 84 (17.07%) Hyper-V
17 81 (16.46%) Web Services
17 81 (16.46%) Windows Server
18 79 (16.06%) ASP.NET
19 78 (15.85%) PowerShell
19 78 (15.85%) Docker
20 77 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
21 76 (15.45%) Degree
22 73 (14.84%) Computer Science
23 69 (14.02%) MVC
24 67 (13.62%) Unit Testing
25 66 (13.41%) .NET Framework
26 65 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
26 65 (13.21%) CSS
27 64 (13.01%) Scrum

Microsoft 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 27 (5.49%) Skype for Business
2 23 (4.67%) SharePoint
3 19 (3.86%) IIS
4 17 (3.46%) MS Exchange
5 9 (1.83%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.42%) JBoss
6 7 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.42%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.02%) Confluence
7 5 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.81%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.61%) Apache
9 3 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.61%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
10 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.20%) DNN
11 1 (0.20%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) HipChat
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.20%) Figma
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.81%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.61%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.41%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 195 (39.63%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (27.24%) Office 365
3 62 (12.60%) IaaS
4 52 (10.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (7.32%) PaaS
5 36 (7.32%) SaaS
6 33 (6.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (5.89%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.44%) Serverless
9 9 (1.83%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (1.83%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.83%) GitHub
10 7 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.42%) Azure Functions
11 6 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.02%) Azure Machine Learning
12 5 (1.02%) Mimecast
12 5 (1.02%) npm
12 5 (1.02%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.02%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (7.93%) Firewall
2 37 (7.52%) DNS
3 27 (5.49%) Skype
4 20 (4.07%) DHCP
5 16 (3.25%) WAN
6 13 (2.64%) VPN
7 12 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 10 (2.03%) SAN
9 9 (1.83%) LAN
9 9 (1.83%) VoIP
10 7 (1.42%) SMS
11 6 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.22%) HTTP
11 6 (1.22%) NetScaler
12 5 (1.02%) Network Security
12 5 (1.02%) VLAN
12 5 (1.02%) Wireless
13 4 (0.81%) IPv4
13 4 (0.81%) IPv6
13 4 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 51 (10.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 29 (5.89%) Power BI
4 28 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 22 (4.47%) NoSQL
6 22 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (4.07%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.66%) SQL Server 2016
9 14 (2.85%) Data Lake
9 14 (2.85%) Relational Database
10 13 (2.64%) Big Data
10 13 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (2.24%) MongoDB
12 10 (2.03%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.83%) SQLite
14 8 (1.63%) Amazon RDS
15 7 (1.42%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 50 (10.16%) Jenkins
3 49 (9.96%) Visual Studio
4 34 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (4.27%) JIRA
6 18 (3.66%) TeamCity
7 17 (3.46%) Visual Studio Code
8 13 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (2.64%) Selenium
9 11 (2.24%) Maven
10 10 (2.03%) Subversion
11 9 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (1.63%) Gradle
12 8 (1.63%) webpack
13 7 (1.42%) GitLab
13 7 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 6 (1.22%) Cucumber
15 5 (1.02%) Bitbucket
15 5 (1.02%) git-flow
16 4 (0.81%) Mockito
General
1 50 (10.16%) Finance
2 42 (8.54%) Retail
3 26 (5.28%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.83%) Games
5 8 (1.63%) Back Office
6 6 (1.22%) Banking
6 6 (1.22%) Marketing
7 5 (1.02%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.61%) Automotive
8 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.41%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Electronics
9 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 205 (41.67%) Developer
2 63 (12.80%) .NET Developer
3 52 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 42 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 39 (7.93%) Architect
7 38 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 33 (6.71%) Azure Engineer
8 33 (6.71%) Software Developer
9 30 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 25 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.08%) Java Developer
11 21 (4.27%) Analyst
11 21 (4.27%) React Developer
12 19 (3.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 19 (3.86%) Junior
12 19 (3.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 18 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
14 17 (3.46%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 16 (3.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (33.54%) .NET
2 88 (17.89%) HTML
3 81 (16.46%) Web Services
4 79 (16.06%) ASP.NET
5 66 (13.41%) .NET Framework
6 65 (13.21%) CSS
7 61 (12.40%) Node.js
8 56 (11.38%) AngularJS
9 53 (10.77%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (9.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 44 (8.94%) React
12 41 (8.33%) REST
13 40 (8.13%) HTML5
14 33 (6.71%) J2EE
15 32 (6.50%) .NET Core
16 29 (5.89%) SAML
17 28 (5.69%) Entity Framework
18 27 (5.49%) OAuth
18 27 (5.49%) SOAP
19 23 (4.67%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 62 (12.60%) Public Cloud
2 55 (11.18%) Self-Motivation
3 48 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 35 (7.11%) Virtual Team
5 33 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
6 24 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 21 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.64%) Private Cloud
8 13 (2.64%) Robotics
9 10 (2.03%) EPoS
9 10 (2.03%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.22%) User Experience
12 4 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 4 (0.81%) NHS
13 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.61%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 181 (36.79%) Windows
2 89 (18.09%) Linux
3 81 (16.46%) Windows Server
4 50 (10.16%) Windows 10
5 34 (6.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 17 (3.46%) Apple iOS
8 10 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (1.63%) AIX
9 8 (1.63%) Android
9 8 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.22%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.02%) Unix
12 4 (0.81%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.81%) VMS
13 3 (0.61%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.41%) CentOS
14 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (22.56%) DevOps
3 73 (14.84%) Computer Science
4 69 (14.02%) MVC
5 67 (13.62%) Unit Testing
6 64 (13.01%) Microservices
6 64 (13.01%) Scrum
7 58 (11.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 57 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 45 (9.15%) ITIL
10 44 (8.94%) Presales
11 41 (8.33%) Project Management
12 39 (7.93%) Identity Access Management
13 37 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (7.52%) Test Automation
14 35 (7.11%) OO
15 31 (6.30%) Software Engineering
16 30 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (6.10%) TDD
17 27 (5.49%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (40.85%) C#
2 186 (37.80%) SQL
3 137 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 78 (15.85%) PowerShell
5 56 (11.38%) Python
6 55 (11.18%) Java
7 47 (9.55%) T-SQL
8 22 (4.47%) Ruby
9 18 (3.66%) VB.NET
10 16 (3.25%) Bash Shell
10 16 (3.25%) TypeScript
11 12 (2.44%) VBScript
12 11 (2.24%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (1.83%) Perl
14 8 (1.63%) C++
15 7 (1.42%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.22%) Go
17 4 (0.81%) PHP
17 4 (0.81%) VB
18 3 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 77 (15.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (15.45%) Degree
3 46 (9.35%) MCSE
4 44 (8.94%) MCSA
5 29 (5.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 27 (5.49%) Master's Degree
7 25 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (4.47%) CCNA
9 22 (4.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.44%) MCP
11 11 (2.24%) CCA
12 10 (2.03%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.03%) Security Cleared
13 9 (1.83%) CISM
13 9 (1.83%) CISSP
13 9 (1.83%) CompTIA Security+
14 8 (1.63%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.63%) PMP
15 7 (1.42%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.66%) QA
2 12 (2.44%) GDPR
3 5 (1.02%) SLA
4 4 (0.81%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 129 (26.22%) Active Directory
2 84 (17.07%) Hyper-V
3 78 (15.85%) Docker
4 65 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (4.88%) XenApp
6 16 (3.25%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 12 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 12 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.81%) vSphere
11 2 (0.41%) NFS
11 2 (0.41%) vCloud
11 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Clusterware
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 57 (11.59%) Kubernetes
2 45 (9.15%) SCCM
3 43 (8.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 36 (7.32%) Ansible
5 28 (5.69%) Terraform
6 24 (4.88%) Puppet
7 9 (1.83%) XenMobile
8 8 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (1.42%) SCOM
9 7 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.41%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.41%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.41%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.41%) vMotion
11 2 (0.41%) WMI
12 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
12 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 264 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 110 (22.36%) VMware
3 52 (10.57%) Citrix
4 49 (9.96%) Cisco
5 35 (7.11%) Google
6 33 (6.71%) Oracle
7 27 (5.49%) ForgeRock
8 15 (3.05%) Apple
9 13 (2.64%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.44%) Tableau
11 11 (2.24%) HP
12 10 (2.03%) NetApp
12 10 (2.03%) Xamarin
13 9 (1.83%) Databricks
13 9 (1.83%) IBM
14 6 (1.22%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.22%) Dell
14 6 (1.22%) Dynatrace
14 6 (1.22%) Symantec
15 5 (1.02%) McAfee