Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 36 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 +38 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 514 340 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.03% 6.47% 3.63%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.58% 36.96% 31.81%
Number of salaries quoted 443 314 207
East Midlands median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £43,835
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +8.36% +3.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,150 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £67,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.00%

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 1,058 920 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.69% 17.51% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 844 785 592
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,296
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.43% +9.15%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,375
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +20 276 £50,000 +5.26% 39
Leicestershire +13 97 £46,000 +15.00% 27
Northamptonshire +7 72 £40,000 -27.27% 8
Derbyshire +10 54 £43,750 +16.67% 11
Lincolnshire +26 17 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 291 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 196 (38.13%) SQL Server
3 194 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
4 193 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (36.96%) SQL
5 190 (36.96%) C#
6 186 (36.19%) .NET
7 161 (31.32%) Windows
8 136 (26.46%) HTML
9 131 (25.49%) Active Directory
10 123 (23.93%) Office 365
11 114 (22.18%) JavaScript
11 114 (22.18%) MVC
12 105 (20.43%) Web Services
13 104 (20.23%) CSS
14 99 (19.26%) ASP.NET
15 93 (18.09%) VMware
16 90 (17.51%) Microservices
17 83 (16.15%) Windows Server
18 75 (14.59%) Finance
18 75 (14.59%) Hyper-V
19 73 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
19 73 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
20 71 (13.81%) jQuery
21 70 (13.62%) Unit Testing
21 70 (13.62%) .NET Framework
22 69 (13.42%) AngularJS
22 69 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web API
23 67 (13.04%) Google
23 67 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 34 (6.61%) MS Exchange
1 34 (6.61%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.42%) Apache Spark
3 23 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (4.28%) Skype for Business
5 12 (2.33%) Confluence
6 11 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.75%) Apache
8 4 (0.78%) JBoss
8 4 (0.78%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.58%) CMS
10 2 (0.39%) DNN
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.39%) Kentico
10 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 2 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.39%) WordPress
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 26 (5.06%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.58%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 194 (37.74%) Amazon AWS
2 123 (23.93%) Office 365
3 63 (12.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 54 (10.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (5.06%) SaaS
6 25 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (4.67%) PaaS
8 15 (2.92%) IaaS
9 11 (2.14%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
10 9 (1.75%) Serverless
11 7 (1.36%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (0.97%) Azure Functions
12 5 (0.97%) npm
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 45 (8.75%) DNS
2 30 (5.84%) DHCP
3 26 (5.06%) WAN
4 25 (4.86%) VLAN
5 24 (4.67%) LAN
6 23 (4.47%) SAN
7 21 (4.09%) Skype
8 18 (3.50%) Firewall
9 15 (2.92%) TCP/IP
10 9 (1.75%) NAS
10 9 (1.75%) VoIP
11 8 (1.56%) VPN
12 7 (1.36%) Intranet
12 7 (1.36%) IPsec
12 7 (1.36%) iSCSI
13 6 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.17%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (0.97%) SMS
14 5 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (38.13%) SQL Server
2 67 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 48 (9.34%) Big Data
4 41 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (7.00%) Power BI
7 32 (6.23%) SQL Server 2016
8 27 (5.25%) Hadoop
9 25 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 25 (4.86%) NoSQL
10 22 (4.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (4.09%) MySQL
12 18 (3.50%) MongoDB
13 14 (2.72%) Flink
14 13 (2.53%) HBase
14 13 (2.53%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (2.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.75%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 43 (8.37%) Git (software)
2 38 (7.39%) Visual Studio
3 19 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (2.92%) JIRA
4 15 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (2.72%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (2.14%) Bitbucket
8 10 (1.95%) webpack
9 9 (1.75%) Selenium
10 8 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (1.56%) gulp
10 8 (1.56%) Xcode
11 7 (1.36%) JUnit
12 6 (1.17%) Subversion
13 4 (0.78%) ReSharper
14 3 (0.58%) NUnit
14 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
14 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 75 (14.59%) Finance
2 51 (9.92%) Retail
3 29 (5.64%) Automotive
4 23 (4.47%) Games
5 10 (1.95%) Legal
6 8 (1.56%) Advertising
7 7 (1.36%) Marketing
8 6 (1.17%) Banking
9 5 (0.97%) Back Office
9 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.78%) Billing
11 3 (0.58%) Electronics
12 2 (0.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 198 (38.52%) Developer
2 86 (16.73%) .NET Developer
3 63 (12.26%) C# Developer
4 60 (11.67%) Architect
5 46 (8.95%) Senior Developer
6 43 (8.37%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (6.61%) Analyst
8 33 (6.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 33 (6.42%) Support Engineer
9 25 (4.86%) Senior C# Developer
10 24 (4.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (4.47%) Lead Developer
12 22 (4.28%) Cloud Architect
12 22 (4.28%) Java Developer
12 22 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (4.09%) Software Engineer
14 16 (3.11%) IT Support
14 16 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.92%) Data Architect
15 15 (2.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (36.19%) .NET
2 136 (26.46%) HTML
3 105 (20.43%) Web Services
4 104 (20.23%) CSS
5 99 (19.26%) ASP.NET
6 73 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (13.81%) jQuery
8 70 (13.62%) .NET Framework
9 69 (13.42%) AngularJS
9 69 (13.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 64 (12.45%) HTML5
11 60 (11.67%) Entity Framework
12 56 (10.89%) REST
13 52 (10.12%) WCF
14 39 (7.59%) Node.js
15 33 (6.42%) React
16 32 (6.23%) ASP.NET Core
16 32 (6.23%) Sass
17 30 (5.84%) .NET Core
17 30 (5.84%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.51%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.14%) Public Cloud
3 36 (7.00%) Self-Motivation
4 32 (6.23%) Data Centre
4 32 (6.23%) Mobile App
5 30 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.89%) Virtual Team
7 17 (3.31%) Clustering
8 16 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.11%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.33%) Fintech
10 9 (1.75%) Data Structures
10 9 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.56%) HP Storage
11 8 (1.56%) PKI
11 8 (1.56%) Replication
12 7 (1.36%) Fat Client
12 7 (1.36%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.36%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 161 (31.32%) Windows
2 83 (16.15%) Windows Server
3 73 (14.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (10.31%) Linux
5 38 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (6.81%) Windows 10
7 23 (4.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (3.89%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.56%) Unix
10 7 (1.36%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.17%) Android
11 6 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.78%) Debian
12 4 (0.78%) VMS
12 4 (0.78%) Windows 2000
12 4 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.78%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (37.55%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (22.18%) MVC
3 90 (17.51%) Microservices
4 70 (13.62%) Unit Testing
5 53 (10.31%) ITIL
6 49 (9.53%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (9.53%) Scrum
7 47 (9.14%) DevOps
8 46 (8.95%) Performance Tuning
9 40 (7.78%) Test Automation
10 38 (7.39%) TDD
11 37 (7.20%) Analytics
12 36 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 36 (7.00%) Software Engineering
13 35 (6.81%) Mentoring
13 35 (6.81%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (5.84%) SOA
15 28 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (5.45%) Mobile Application Development
16 25 (4.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 190 (36.96%) C#
1 190 (36.96%) SQL
2 114 (22.18%) JavaScript
3 65 (12.65%) Java
4 54 (10.51%) T-SQL
5 43 (8.37%) PowerShell
6 22 (4.28%) C++
6 22 (4.28%) Python
7 16 (3.11%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.53%) VB
9 12 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 11 (2.14%) Ruby
11 9 (1.75%) Shell Script
11 9 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.56%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.17%) Objective-C
13 6 (1.17%) X++
14 5 (0.97%) Go
14 5 (0.97%) VB6
15 4 (0.78%) F#
Qualifications
1 65 (12.65%) Degree
2 48 (9.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (6.81%) MCSE
4 23 (4.47%) MCSA
5 20 (3.89%) Master's Degree
6 18 (3.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 17 (3.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.14%) CCNA
8 11 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.95%) MCP
10 9 (1.75%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.58%) PMP
12 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
12 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
13 2 (0.39%) CISSP
13 2 (0.39%) VCP5
13 2 (0.39%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.84%) SLA
2 12 (2.33%) GDPR
3 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.58%) QA
5 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
6 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 75 (14.59%) Hyper-V
3 56 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (10.51%) Docker
5 13 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.95%) vSphere
7 5 (0.97%) vCloud
7 5 (0.97%) XenServer
8 4 (0.78%) NFS
9 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.39%) Firmware
9 2 (0.39%) XenApp
9 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 47 (9.14%) SCCM
2 39 (7.59%) Kubernetes
3 22 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (4.09%) Puppet
5 12 (2.33%) Ansible
6 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (2.14%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.17%) Terraform
8 5 (0.97%) Grafana
9 4 (0.78%) Kibana
9 4 (0.78%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.78%) Salt
9 4 (0.78%) vMotion
9 4 (0.78%) WMI
10 3 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.58%) Rancher
10 3 (0.58%) SCOM
10 3 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.58%) WSUS
11 2 (0.39%) Packer
Vendors
1 291 (56.61%) Microsoft
2 93 (18.09%) VMware
3 67 (13.04%) Google
4 50 (9.73%) Cisco
5 34 (6.61%) Citrix
6 26 (5.06%) Oracle
7 20 (3.89%) ForgeRock
7 20 (3.89%) HP
7 20 (3.89%) Xamarin
8 14 (2.72%) Tableau
9 9 (1.75%) Cloudera
9 9 (1.75%) Dell
9 9 (1.75%) MapR
9 9 (1.75%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.56%) McAfee
10 8 (1.56%) Veeam
11 7 (1.36%) IBM
12 6 (1.17%) Facebook
12 6 (1.17%) NetApp
13 5 (0.97%) Alteryx