Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 22 75
Rank change year-on-year +4 +53 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 476 451 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.14% 8.65% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.33% 44.13% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 413 408 186
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.74% +1.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,600 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £60,625
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 965 1,022 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.58% 19.60% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 729 877 567
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,550 £21,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £70,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +11 288 £52,500 +10.53% 52
Leicestershire -10 76 £40,000 - 30
Northamptonshire +6 72 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Derbyshire +2 27 £45,000 +21.62% 25
Lincolnshire +17 12 £40,000 - 7
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 246 (51.68%) Microsoft
2 229 (48.11%) Amazon AWS
3 197 (41.39%) SQL
4 194 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
5 175 (36.76%) C#
6 158 (33.19%) Windows
7 152 (31.93%) .NET
8 138 (28.99%) SQL Server
9 117 (24.58%) Active Directory
10 110 (23.11%) JavaScript
11 108 (22.69%) HTML
12 105 (22.06%) Web Services
13 101 (21.22%) Office 365
14 97 (20.38%) VMware
15 92 (19.33%) Java
16 87 (18.28%) Degree
16 87 (18.28%) Microservices
17 80 (16.81%) Hyper-V
17 80 (16.81%) Linux
17 80 (16.81%) MVC
18 79 (16.60%) Computer Science
19 76 (15.97%) Docker
20 75 (15.76%) ASP.NET
21 74 (15.55%) Public Cloud
22 67 (14.08%) Windows Server
22 67 (14.08%) Google
23 66 (13.87%) Finance
24 65 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
25 64 (13.45%) CSS
25 64 (13.45%) AngularJS

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 28 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 27 (5.67%) MS Exchange
3 22 (4.62%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (2.10%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.26%) Apache
7 5 (1.05%) Confluence
7 5 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.05%) IIS
8 4 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.63%) JBoss
9 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.42%) CMS
10 2 (0.42%) DNN
10 2 (0.42%) SAS
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) Kentico
11 1 (0.21%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 12 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 229 (48.11%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (21.22%) Office 365
3 61 (12.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 55 (11.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 32 (6.72%) IaaS
6 26 (5.46%) PaaS
6 26 (5.46%) SaaS
7 14 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (2.10%) Serverless
9 8 (1.68%) GitHub
10 7 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (1.26%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (1.26%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.84%) Azure Functions
13 4 (0.84%) npm
13 4 (0.84%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.63%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.24%) DNS
2 29 (6.09%) DHCP
3 21 (4.41%) VLAN
4 17 (3.57%) Firewall
5 16 (3.36%) SAN
5 16 (3.36%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.15%) VPN
7 13 (2.73%) WAN
8 11 (2.31%) LAN
8 11 (2.31%) Skype
9 8 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (1.68%) iSCSI
9 8 (1.68%) VoIP
10 6 (1.26%) Network Security
10 6 (1.26%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (1.05%) HTTP
11 5 (1.05%) Kerberos
11 5 (1.05%) SMS
12 4 (0.84%) IPv4
12 4 (0.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 44 (9.24%) Big Data
4 39 (8.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 32 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (6.51%) NoSQL
7 26 (5.46%) Azure SQL Database
8 25 (5.25%) Hadoop
9 23 (4.83%) SQL Server 2016
10 22 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (4.41%) Power BI
12 14 (2.94%) Flink
12 14 (2.94%) MongoDB
13 13 (2.73%) HBase
14 11 (2.31%) InterSystems Cache
14 11 (2.31%) Redis
14 11 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
15 10 (2.10%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 8 (1.68%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 53 (11.13%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.93%) Visual Studio
3 25 (5.25%) Jenkins
4 14 (2.94%) JIRA
4 14 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (2.10%) Gradle
5 10 (2.10%) Maven
6 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio Code
8 6 (1.26%) JUnit
9 5 (1.05%) GitLab
9 5 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.05%) webpack
10 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.84%) Grunt
10 4 (0.84%) gulp
10 4 (0.84%) Mockito
10 4 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.84%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.84%) Xcode
General
1 66 (13.87%) Finance
2 50 (10.50%) Retail
3 13 (2.73%) Games
4 12 (2.52%) Automotive
5 8 (1.68%) Advertising
5 8 (1.68%) Marketing
6 7 (1.47%) Banking
7 6 (1.26%) Billing
8 5 (1.05%) Back Office
8 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.63%) Electronics
10 3 (0.63%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (40.55%) Developer
2 80 (16.81%) .NET Developer
3 64 (13.45%) C# Developer
4 56 (11.76%) Architect
5 43 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 40 (8.40%) Java Developer
7 33 (6.93%) Senior Developer
8 28 (5.88%) Analyst
9 26 (5.46%) Software Developer
10 24 (5.04%) Azure Engineer
10 24 (5.04%) Cloud Architect
10 24 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (4.83%) Lead Developer
12 20 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 20 (4.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (3.57%) Consultant
13 17 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
13 17 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (3.36%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (31.93%) .NET
2 108 (22.69%) HTML
3 105 (22.06%) Web Services
4 75 (15.76%) ASP.NET
5 64 (13.45%) AngularJS
5 64 (13.45%) CSS
6 62 (13.03%) REST
7 61 (12.82%) HTML5
8 53 (11.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 53 (11.13%) Node.js
9 50 (10.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 40 (8.40%) .NET Framework
10 40 (8.40%) J2EE
11 38 (7.98%) jQuery
12 36 (7.56%) OAuth
12 36 (7.56%) SAML
13 30 (6.30%) WCF
14 29 (6.09%) Entity Framework
15 28 (5.88%) React
16 27 (5.67%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 74 (15.55%) Public Cloud
2 46 (9.66%) Data Centre
3 45 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
4 36 (7.56%) Virtual Team
5 23 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (3.15%) Clustering
10 14 (2.94%) Private Cloud
11 13 (2.73%) Mobile App
12 10 (2.10%) Fintech
13 7 (1.47%) Cloud Native
13 7 (1.47%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.47%) Robotics
14 6 (1.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
15 5 (1.05%) Cyberattack
15 5 (1.05%) Enterprise Cloud
15 5 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
15 5 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 158 (33.19%) Windows
2 80 (16.81%) Linux
3 67 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 58 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (4.83%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.52%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.89%) Unix
10 7 (1.47%) AIX
10 7 (1.47%) VMS
11 6 (1.26%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.26%) Windows NT
12 5 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.63%) Android
13 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (40.76%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (18.28%) Microservices
3 80 (16.81%) MVC
4 79 (16.60%) Computer Science
5 60 (12.61%) DevOps
6 58 (12.18%) Unit Testing
7 53 (11.13%) Scrum
8 47 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 45 (9.45%) Software Engineering
10 41 (8.61%) ITIL
11 38 (7.98%) Identity Access Management
12 37 (7.77%) Analytics
13 34 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (6.51%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (6.51%) TDD
15 27 (5.67%) Presales
16 26 (5.46%) High Availability
16 26 (5.46%) Mentoring
17 25 (5.25%) Test Automation
18 24 (5.04%) OO
Programming Languages
1 197 (41.39%) SQL
2 175 (36.76%) C#
3 110 (23.11%) JavaScript
4 92 (19.33%) Java
5 39 (8.19%) PowerShell
5 39 (8.19%) Python
6 37 (7.77%) T-SQL
7 27 (5.67%) C++
8 18 (3.78%) Ruby
9 15 (3.15%) VB
10 13 (2.73%) VBScript
11 11 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 9 (1.89%) Go
12 9 (1.89%) TypeScript
13 8 (1.68%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.47%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.47%) VB6
15 5 (1.05%) Perl
16 4 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 87 (18.28%) Degree
2 65 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (10.50%) MCSE
4 33 (6.93%) Master's Degree
5 29 (6.09%) MCSA
6 27 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 26 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (2.73%) CCNA
8 13 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.68%) AWS Certification
9 8 (1.68%) CCA
9 8 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.26%) CISSP
11 5 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
11 5 (1.05%) MCP
12 4 (0.84%) CISM
12 4 (0.84%) Numerate Degree
12 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.84%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.10%) GDPR
1 10 (2.10%) SLA
2 3 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (0.63%) QA
3 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 117 (24.58%) Active Directory
2 80 (16.81%) Hyper-V
3 76 (15.97%) Docker
4 58 (12.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (2.31%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.89%) vSphere
7 8 (1.68%) XenServer
8 7 (1.47%) vCloud
9 6 (1.26%) NFS
10 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 57 (11.97%) Kubernetes
2 33 (6.93%) SCCM
3 25 (5.25%) Puppet
4 16 (3.36%) Ansible
5 15 (3.15%) Terraform
6 14 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.89%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 6 (1.26%) vMotion
8 6 (1.26%) WMI
9 5 (1.05%) Grafana
10 4 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.84%) Salt
10 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 3 (0.63%) SCOM
11 3 (0.63%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.42%) Kibana
12 2 (0.42%) Packer
13 1 (0.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 246 (51.68%) Microsoft
2 97 (20.38%) VMware
3 67 (14.08%) Google
4 37 (7.77%) Citrix
5 35 (7.35%) Cisco
6 33 (6.93%) ForgeRock
7 22 (4.62%) Oracle
8 20 (4.20%) Xamarin
9 14 (2.94%) IBM
10 13 (2.73%) Tableau
11 12 (2.52%) HP
12 11 (2.31%) NetApp
13 10 (2.10%) Dell
13 10 (2.10%) Veeam
14 8 (1.68%) EMC
15 7 (1.47%) Cloudera
15 7 (1.47%) MapR
15 7 (1.47%) Symantec
16 6 (1.26%) Facebook
16 6 (1.26%) McAfee