Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 50 79
Rank change year-on-year +35 +29 +51
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 552 261 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.58% 5.05% 3.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.51% 33.00% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 482 252 190
East Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +18.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,650
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 1,115 791 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.39% 15.31% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 925 687 587
East Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £61,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +31 263 £47,500 - 70
Leicestershire +33 121 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Northamptonshire +21 78 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Derbyshire +26 73 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Lincolnshire +23 17 £40,000 +40.35% 4
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 303 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 228 (41.30%) C#
3 218 (39.49%) SQL Server
4 216 (39.13%) .NET
5 202 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
7 191 (34.60%) SQL
8 163 (29.53%) Windows
9 131 (23.73%) HTML
10 130 (23.55%) JavaScript
11 124 (22.46%) ASP.NET
12 122 (22.10%) MVC
13 121 (21.92%) Office 365
14 118 (21.38%) Active Directory
15 117 (21.20%) CSS
16 94 (17.03%) Web Services
17 88 (15.94%) Microservices
18 87 (15.76%) AngularJS
18 87 (15.76%) Windows Server
18 87 (15.76%) jQuery
19 84 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
20 82 (14.86%) VMware
21 80 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
22 79 (14.31%) Unit Testing
22 79 (14.31%) .NET Framework
23 73 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 73 (13.22%) Entity Framework
24 71 (12.86%) Hyper-V
25 70 (12.68%) Java
26 67 (12.14%) Finance

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 38 (6.88%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.98%) Apache Spark
3 25 (4.53%) MS Exchange
4 23 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 19 (3.44%) Confluence
6 14 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.99%) CMS
8 8 (1.45%) Umbraco
9 6 (1.09%) Apache
10 4 (0.72%) JBoss
11 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.36%) IIS
11 2 (0.36%) Kentico
11 2 (0.36%) nginx
11 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.36%) WordPress
12 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (6.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 192 (34.78%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (21.92%) Office 365
3 52 (9.42%) Google Cloud Platform
4 45 (8.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
6 28 (5.07%) SaaS
7 26 (4.71%) PaaS
8 15 (2.72%) IaaS
9 14 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
10 9 (1.63%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (1.45%) Amazon S3
11 8 (1.45%) Serverless
12 6 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (1.09%) Firebase
12 6 (1.09%) GitHub
13 5 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.91%) npm
14 4 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 54 (9.78%) DNS
2 31 (5.62%) Firewall
3 29 (5.25%) DHCP
4 27 (4.89%) LAN
5 26 (4.71%) WAN
6 22 (3.99%) SAN
7 21 (3.80%) VLAN
8 18 (3.26%) Skype
9 17 (3.08%) VoIP
10 15 (2.72%) TCP/IP
11 10 (1.81%) Wireless
12 9 (1.63%) NAS
13 7 (1.27%) Intranet
13 7 (1.27%) IPsec
13 7 (1.27%) WLAN
14 6 (1.09%) MPLS
14 6 (1.09%) SMS
14 6 (1.09%) VPN
15 5 (0.91%) Internet
15 5 (0.91%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (39.49%) SQL Server
2 73 (13.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 46 (8.33%) Power BI
4 44 (7.97%) Big Data
5 42 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
7 33 (5.98%) NoSQL
8 31 (5.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 28 (5.07%) Azure SQL Database
9 28 (5.07%) Hadoop
10 25 (4.53%) MySQL
11 19 (3.44%) MongoDB
12 18 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.72%) Relational Database
13 15 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 13 (2.36%) Cosmos DB
15 12 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
15 12 (2.17%) Data Lake
15 12 (2.17%) Flink
16 11 (1.99%) HBase
Development Applications
1 40 (7.25%) Git (software)
2 38 (6.88%) Visual Studio
3 30 (5.43%) TeamCity
4 29 (5.25%) Jenkins
5 28 (5.07%) JIRA
6 23 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 20 (3.62%) Bitbucket
8 20 (3.62%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (2.36%) Selenium
9 13 (2.36%) Visual Studio Team System
9 13 (2.36%) Xcode
10 9 (1.63%) Android Studio
10 9 (1.63%) webpack
11 8 (1.45%) gulp
11 8 (1.45%) JUnit
12 7 (1.27%) Maven
12 7 (1.27%) Moq
13 6 (1.09%) git-flow
13 6 (1.09%) SonarQube
General
1 67 (12.14%) Finance
2 52 (9.42%) Retail
3 40 (7.25%) Automotive
4 28 (5.07%) Games
5 10 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.27%) Legal
6 7 (1.27%) Marketing
7 6 (1.09%) Advertising
7 6 (1.09%) Electronics
8 5 (0.91%) Banking
9 3 (0.54%) Law
10 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 207 (37.50%) Developer
2 87 (15.76%) .NET Developer
3 65 (11.78%) Architect
4 51 (9.24%) C# Developer
5 44 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 41 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (7.43%) Support Engineer
7 34 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 31 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (5.43%) Analyst
10 28 (5.07%) Software Engineer
11 22 (3.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 21 (3.80%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (3.80%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.62%) Administrator
14 19 (3.44%) Infrastructure Support
14 19 (3.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 19 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (3.44%) Senior C# Developer
15 18 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (39.13%) .NET
2 131 (23.73%) HTML
3 124 (22.46%) ASP.NET
4 117 (21.20%) CSS
5 94 (17.03%) Web Services
6 87 (15.76%) AngularJS
6 87 (15.76%) jQuery
7 84 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 80 (14.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 79 (14.31%) .NET Framework
10 73 (13.22%) Entity Framework
11 63 (11.41%) WCF
12 54 (9.78%) REST
13 51 (9.24%) HTML5
14 46 (8.33%) Sass
15 45 (8.15%) Ajax
15 45 (8.15%) ASP.NET Core
16 37 (6.70%) React
16 37 (6.70%) RESTful
17 33 (5.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.78%) Mobile App
2 40 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 22 (3.99%) Public Cloud
5 20 (3.62%) Fintech
6 18 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.90%) Data Centre
8 15 (2.72%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.36%) Clustering
9 13 (2.36%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.45%) Cloud Native
10 8 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.45%) HP Storage
10 8 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.45%) Replication
11 7 (1.27%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.27%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.27%) NHS
11 7 (1.27%) PKI
11 7 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 163 (29.53%) Windows
2 87 (15.76%) Windows Server
3 63 (11.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (8.15%) Windows 10
5 41 (7.43%) Linux
6 24 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (3.99%) Windows 7
8 15 (2.72%) Android
9 12 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (1.63%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.45%) Windows 8
12 7 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.27%) Unix
13 6 (1.09%) Debian
14 4 (0.72%) CentOS
15 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.36%) Fedora
16 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (36.59%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (22.10%) MVC
3 88 (15.94%) Microservices
4 79 (14.31%) Unit Testing
5 63 (11.41%) DevOps
5 63 (11.41%) Test Automation
6 62 (11.23%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (10.87%) ITIL
7 60 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
8 52 (9.42%) Scrum
9 51 (9.24%) Software Engineering
10 50 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
11 46 (8.33%) Analytics
11 46 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
12 45 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (8.15%) TDD
13 44 (7.97%) SOA
14 39 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (5.98%) Open Source
16 31 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 228 (41.30%) C#
2 191 (34.60%) SQL
3 130 (23.55%) JavaScript
4 70 (12.68%) Java
5 59 (10.69%) T-SQL
6 53 (9.60%) PowerShell
7 30 (5.43%) Python
8 25 (4.53%) Ruby
9 19 (3.44%) C++
10 17 (3.08%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.72%) TypeScript
12 11 (1.99%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.81%) Bash Shell
13 10 (1.81%) Perl
14 9 (1.63%) PHP
15 6 (1.09%) X++
16 5 (0.91%) F#
17 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
18 3 (0.54%) Go
18 3 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (9.78%) Degree
2 45 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (5.07%) MCSE
4 24 (4.35%) MCSA
5 17 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 14 (2.54%) MCP
7 7 (1.27%) CCNA
7 7 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (1.09%) AWS Certification
8 6 (1.09%) CISSP
9 5 (0.91%) Numerate Degree
10 4 (0.72%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.54%) CISM
11 3 (0.54%) CSSLP
11 3 (0.54%) SANS
12 2 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.36%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.36%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.25%) SLA
2 6 (1.09%) GDPR
2 6 (1.09%) PMO
3 3 (0.54%) HIPAA
3 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.36%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) COBIT
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (21.38%) Active Directory
2 71 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 55 (9.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (7.79%) Docker
5 9 (1.63%) BitLocker
6 8 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.91%) XenServer
8 4 (0.72%) Firmware
8 4 (0.72%) vSphere
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.36%) XenApp
9 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (9.60%) SCCM
2 34 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (5.25%) Puppet
4 25 (4.53%) Kubernetes
5 23 (4.17%) Ansible
6 12 (2.17%) SCOM
7 9 (1.63%) Terraform
8 7 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.27%) SCOrch
8 7 (1.27%) vCenter Server
9 5 (0.91%) Kibana
9 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.72%) Grafana
10 4 (0.72%) WSUS
11 3 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.54%) HP NNM
11 3 (0.54%) Rancher
11 3 (0.54%) Salt
11 3 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 303 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 82 (14.86%) VMware
3 60 (10.87%) Google
4 48 (8.70%) Cisco
5 36 (6.52%) Citrix
6 27 (4.89%) Xamarin
7 22 (3.99%) HP
8 21 (3.80%) Oracle
9 13 (2.36%) Red Hat
9 13 (2.36%) Tableau
10 10 (1.81%) Cloudera
10 10 (1.81%) MapR
11 9 (1.63%) Applogic
12 8 (1.45%) McAfee
13 7 (1.27%) SolarWinds
14 6 (1.09%) Alteryx
15 5 (0.91%) Dell
15 5 (0.91%) Sophos
15 5 (0.91%) Symantec
16 4 (0.72%) IBM