Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 55 91
Rank change year-on-year +39 +36 +68
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 618 248 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.02% 4.46% 3.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.67% 33.38% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 553 243 182
East Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +2.50%

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 1,196 743 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.27% 13.35% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,013 623 585
East Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £65,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 +32 260 £47,500 - 32
Leicestershire +61 169 £47,500 +11.76% 11
Derbyshire +17 89 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Northamptonshire +19 78 £45,000 -9.09% 14
Lincolnshire +22 25 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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.

1 332 (53.72%) Microsoft
2 278 (44.98%) C#
3 271 (43.85%) SQL Server
4 262 (42.39%) .NET
5 246 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
6 221 (35.76%) Windows
7 198 (32.04%) SQL
8 196 (31.72%) Amazon AWS
9 172 (27.83%) JavaScript
10 163 (26.38%) ASP.NET
11 161 (26.05%) MVC
12 156 (25.24%) HTML
13 149 (24.11%) CSS
14 144 (23.30%) Active Directory
15 134 (21.68%) Office 365
16 117 (18.93%) AngularJS
17 113 (18.28%) Windows Server
18 109 (17.64%) jQuery
19 107 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
20 104 (16.83%) Web Services
21 100 (16.18%) DevOps
22 99 (16.02%) VMware
23 97 (15.70%) PowerShell
24 96 (15.53%) .NET Framework
25 90 (14.56%) Unit Testing
25 90 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
26 88 (14.24%) Microservices
27 86 (13.92%) Entity Framework
28 85 (13.75%) Scrum
29 83 (13.43%) Hyper-V

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 52 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.15%) MS Exchange
3 34 (5.50%) Skype for Business
4 25 (4.05%) Confluence
5 14 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.27%) CMS
6 13 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.29%) IIS
10 7 (1.13%) Apache
11 6 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.81%) Kentico
12 5 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.65%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.65%) JBoss
13 4 (0.65%) SAS
13 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 37 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.46%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 196 (31.72%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (21.68%) Office 365
3 41 (6.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 33 (5.34%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (4.21%) PaaS
7 25 (4.05%) SaaS
8 18 (2.91%) IBM Cloud
9 16 (2.59%) IaaS
10 12 (1.94%) GitHub
11 7 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.97%) Amazon S3
12 6 (0.97%) Firebase
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.81%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.81%) Serverless
14 4 (0.65%) npm
15 3 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.32%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (9.22%) DNS
2 40 (6.47%) Firewall
3 38 (6.15%) LAN
4 36 (5.83%) WAN
5 35 (5.66%) SAN
6 30 (4.85%) DHCP
7 26 (4.21%) VoIP
8 21 (3.40%) Skype
9 16 (2.59%) VLAN
10 15 (2.43%) WLAN
11 14 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (1.94%) Wireless
13 10 (1.62%) NAS
13 10 (1.62%) TCP/IP
14 8 (1.29%) Intranet
15 7 (1.13%) IPsec
15 7 (1.13%) VPN
16 6 (0.97%) MPLS
17 5 (0.81%) Internet
18 4 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (43.85%) SQL Server
2 75 (12.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 62 (10.03%) SQL Server 2016
4 52 (8.41%) Power BI
5 40 (6.47%) MongoDB
6 39 (6.31%) NoSQL
7 38 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
8 32 (5.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 30 (4.85%) MySQL
10 29 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (4.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 23 (3.72%) Big Data
13 22 (3.56%) RavenDB
14 21 (3.40%) Hadoop
15 16 (2.59%) Cosmos DB
16 12 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.94%) Data Lake
17 11 (1.78%) Relational Database
18 10 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
18 10 (1.62%) Looker
Development Applications
1 56 (9.06%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.80%) Octopus Deploy
3 38 (6.15%) TeamCity
4 37 (5.99%) Bitbucket
5 34 (5.50%) JIRA
5 34 (5.50%) Visual Studio
6 33 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 33 (5.34%) Git (software)
7 29 (4.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (3.88%) Selenium
9 17 (2.75%) JUnit
10 16 (2.59%) Moq
11 14 (2.27%) SonarQube
12 13 (2.10%) Maven
12 13 (2.10%) Subversion
13 12 (1.94%) IBM UrbanCode
13 12 (1.94%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.78%) Xcode
15 9 (1.46%) Android Studio
15 9 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 82 (13.27%) Finance
2 49 (7.93%) Retail
3 31 (5.02%) Automotive
4 26 (4.21%) Games
5 25 (4.05%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.13%) Banking
6 7 (1.13%) Electronics
6 7 (1.13%) Legal
7 5 (0.81%) Back Office
8 4 (0.65%) Marketing
9 3 (0.49%) Advertising
9 3 (0.49%) Law
10 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Front Office
11 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 245 (39.64%) Developer
2 114 (18.45%) .NET Developer
3 61 (9.87%) DevOps Engineer
4 56 (9.06%) Senior Developer
5 47 (7.61%) Architect
5 47 (7.61%) C# Developer
6 42 (6.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (5.99%) Support Engineer
8 32 (5.18%) C# .NET Developer
9 28 (4.53%) Lead Developer
10 26 (4.21%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (4.05%) Analyst
12 23 (3.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (3.72%) Administrator
13 21 (3.40%) Software Engineer
14 20 (3.24%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support
15 18 (2.91%) Consultant
16 17 (2.75%) IT Engineer
16 17 (2.75%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (42.39%) .NET
2 163 (26.38%) ASP.NET
3 156 (25.24%) HTML
4 149 (24.11%) CSS
5 117 (18.93%) AngularJS
6 109 (17.64%) jQuery
7 107 (17.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 104 (16.83%) Web Services
9 96 (15.53%) .NET Framework
10 90 (14.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 86 (13.92%) Entity Framework
12 60 (9.71%) WCF
13 57 (9.22%) HTML5
14 51 (8.25%) RESTful
15 50 (8.09%) REST
16 48 (7.77%) Ajax
17 47 (7.61%) Sass
18 46 (7.44%) .NET Core
19 42 (6.80%) ASP.NET Core
20 41 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.55%) Mobile App
2 46 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.02%) Data Centre
4 29 (4.69%) Fintech
5 22 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.07%) Data Structures
7 18 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
8 15 (2.43%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.94%) NHS
10 12 (1.94%) Replication
10 12 (1.94%) User Experience
11 11 (1.78%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.46%) Clustering
12 9 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.13%) Driving Licence
14 7 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.13%) Management Information System
14 7 (1.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 221 (35.76%) Windows
2 113 (18.28%) Windows Server
3 71 (11.49%) Linux
4 68 (11.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (7.93%) Windows 10
6 22 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (3.24%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.43%) Android
9 12 (1.94%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.46%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.29%) Debian
11 8 (1.29%) Unix
11 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.13%) CentOS
12 7 (1.13%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.32%) Fedora
14 2 (0.32%) SUSE
14 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (26.05%) MVC
3 100 (16.18%) DevOps
4 90 (14.56%) Unit Testing
5 88 (14.24%) Microservices
6 85 (13.75%) Scrum
7 82 (13.27%) ITIL
8 80 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 78 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 73 (11.81%) Business Intelligence
11 64 (10.36%) Software Engineering
12 56 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (8.58%) Performance Tuning
14 51 (8.25%) Mobile Application Development
14 51 (8.25%) SOA
15 49 (7.93%) TDD
16 33 (5.34%) Mentoring
17 31 (5.02%) Configuration Management
18 29 (4.69%) Incident Management
19 28 (4.53%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 278 (44.98%) C#
2 198 (32.04%) SQL
3 172 (27.83%) JavaScript
4 97 (15.70%) PowerShell
5 74 (11.97%) Java
6 58 (9.39%) T-SQL
7 53 (8.58%) Ruby
8 46 (7.44%) Python
9 35 (5.66%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.72%) PHP
11 21 (3.40%) Perl
12 20 (3.24%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.94%) TypeScript
14 11 (1.78%) C++
15 9 (1.46%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.97%) X++
17 4 (0.65%) F#
17 4 (0.65%) Java 8
17 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (6.80%) MCSA
3 40 (6.47%) MCSE
4 36 (5.83%) Degree
5 13 (2.10%) MCP
6 9 (1.46%) CCNA
6 9 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.13%) CISSP
8 7 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.65%) CISM
9 4 (0.65%) CSSLP
9 4 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.65%) SANS
10 3 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.49%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.32%) CCNP
11 2 (0.32%) MCITP
12 1 (0.16%) Novell Certification
12 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.31%) SLA
2 21 (3.40%) GCP
3 10 (1.62%) PMO
4 6 (0.97%) GDPR
4 6 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.65%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.32%) QA
8 1 (0.16%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 144 (23.30%) Active Directory
2 83 (13.43%) Hyper-V
3 76 (12.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (7.93%) Docker
5 15 (2.43%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.43%) vSphere
6 12 (1.94%) XenApp
7 11 (1.78%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.29%) Firmware
8 8 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 7 (1.13%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.81%) XenServer
11 2 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 67 (10.84%) Opscode Chef
2 59 (9.55%) SCCM
3 50 (8.09%) Puppet
4 45 (7.28%) Ansible
5 28 (4.53%) Kubernetes
5 28 (4.53%) Terraform
6 21 (3.40%) SCOM
7 19 (3.07%) SCOrch
8 18 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 11 (1.78%) WSUS
10 10 (1.62%) Nagios
11 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
11 8 (1.29%) SCSM
12 6 (0.97%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.81%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.81%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.81%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.65%) Kibana
14 4 (0.65%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 332 (53.72%) Microsoft
2 99 (16.02%) VMware
3 53 (8.58%) Cisco
4 47 (7.61%) Citrix
5 38 (6.15%) Google
6 32 (5.18%) Xamarin
7 28 (4.53%) Oracle
8 27 (4.37%) HP
9 17 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 15 (2.43%) Dell
11 13 (2.10%) Tableau
12 12 (1.94%) Applogic
13 10 (1.62%) IBM
14 7 (1.13%) McAfee
14 7 (1.13%) SolarWinds
15 6 (0.97%) Capita
15 6 (0.97%) Cloudera
15 6 (0.97%) MapR
15 6 (0.97%) Veeam
16 5 (0.81%) Twitter