Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 69 78
Rank change year-on-year +52 +9 +86
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 608 210 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.09% 3.73% 3.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.35% 30.93% 32.05%
Number of salaries quoted 545 210 179
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,375 £28,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £62,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,184 679 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.53% 12.06% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 991 571 518
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.02%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,250 £25,213
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 May 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 May 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 +36 264 £47,500 - 29
Leicestershire +63 132 £45,000 +5.88% 29
Northamptonshire +44 88 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Derbyshire +27 76 £47,500 +14.46% 6
Lincolnshire +25 27 £41,250 +44.74% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 284 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 264 (43.42%) C#
3 248 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
4 246 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
4 246 (40.46%) Windows
5 231 (37.99%) SQL Server
6 216 (35.53%) .NET
7 194 (31.91%) JavaScript
8 188 (30.92%) SQL
9 143 (23.52%) ASP.NET
10 130 (21.38%) MVC
11 128 (21.05%) DevOps
12 126 (20.72%) Active Directory
13 120 (19.74%) HTML
14 119 (19.57%) CSS
15 116 (19.08%) Java
16 112 (18.42%) Windows Server
17 110 (18.09%) PowerShell
18 104 (17.11%) AngularJS
19 101 (16.61%) Office 365
20 100 (16.45%) Linux
21 95 (15.63%) VMware
22 94 (15.46%) Finance
23 92 (15.13%) Web Services
24 89 (14.64%) Scrum
24 89 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
25 88 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
25 88 (14.47%) Software Engineering
26 85 (13.98%) jQuery
27 82 (13.49%) Microservices

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 39 (6.41%) SharePoint
2 37 (6.09%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.95%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.45%) IIS
5 18 (2.96%) Confluence
6 16 (2.63%) CMS
7 14 (2.30%) Apache
8 12 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (1.81%) Apache Spark
9 11 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.64%) Umbraco
11 7 (1.15%) SAS
11 7 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.82%) Kentico
13 4 (0.66%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.49%) JBoss
14 3 (0.49%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 31 (5.10%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 248 (40.79%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (16.61%) Office 365
3 54 (8.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 29 (4.77%) Cloud Computing
4 29 (4.77%) PaaS
5 25 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 24 (3.95%) IaaS
7 20 (3.29%) SaaS
8 15 (2.47%) IBM Cloud
9 13 (2.14%) Bluemix
10 12 (1.97%) GitHub
11 8 (1.32%) OneDrive
12 6 (0.99%) Firebase
13 5 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 50 (8.22%) DNS
2 39 (6.41%) Firewall
3 33 (5.43%) DHCP
4 30 (4.93%) LAN
5 29 (4.77%) SAN
6 28 (4.61%) WAN
7 18 (2.96%) VoIP
8 17 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (2.14%) VLAN
10 11 (1.81%) WLAN
11 10 (1.64%) TCP/IP
12 9 (1.48%) VPN
13 8 (1.32%) Wireless
14 7 (1.15%) Skype
15 5 (0.82%) NAS
16 4 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (0.66%) Internet
17 3 (0.49%) Intranet
17 3 (0.49%) MPLS
17 3 (0.49%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (37.99%) SQL Server
2 60 (9.87%) SQL Server 2016
3 56 (9.21%) MongoDB
4 55 (9.05%) NoSQL
5 40 (6.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (6.09%) Power BI
7 34 (5.59%) Data Warehouse
8 29 (4.77%) RavenDB
9 27 (4.44%) Big Data
10 24 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 23 (3.78%) MySQL
12 21 (3.45%) Hadoop
12 21 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.81%) Apache Cassandra
15 10 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
16 9 (1.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.48%) BigQuery
16 9 (1.48%) Data Lake
16 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 73 (12.01%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
3 29 (4.77%) Bitbucket
3 29 (4.77%) TeamCity
4 28 (4.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (4.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 24 (3.95%) JIRA
6 20 (3.29%) Selenium
6 20 (3.29%) Visual Studio
7 17 (2.80%) Moq
8 15 (2.47%) Maven
9 13 (2.14%) Subversion
10 12 (1.97%) JUnit
11 11 (1.81%) SonarQube
12 9 (1.48%) IBM UrbanCode
12 9 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
13 7 (1.15%) Android Studio
13 7 (1.15%) Cucumber
14 6 (0.99%) git-flow
General
1 94 (15.46%) Finance
2 47 (7.73%) Retail
3 34 (5.59%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.11%) Games
5 12 (1.97%) Automotive
6 5 (0.82%) Back Office
6 5 (0.82%) Electronics
6 5 (0.82%) Marketing
7 4 (0.66%) Banking
8 3 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.33%) Billing
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 216 (35.53%) Developer
2 109 (17.93%) .NET Developer
3 75 (12.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 44 (7.24%) Architect
5 42 (6.91%) Senior Developer
6 41 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (5.59%) C# Developer
8 33 (5.43%) Support Engineer
9 31 (5.10%) Administrator
10 26 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (4.11%) DBA
12 24 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
13 22 (3.62%) Lead Developer
13 22 (3.62%) Software Engineer
14 21 (3.45%) IT Engineer
15 20 (3.29%) Consultant
16 19 (3.13%) Java Developer
16 19 (3.13%) Senior .NET Developer
17 18 (2.96%) Analyst
17 18 (2.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (35.53%) .NET
2 143 (23.52%) ASP.NET
3 120 (19.74%) HTML
4 119 (19.57%) CSS
5 104 (17.11%) AngularJS
6 92 (15.13%) Web Services
7 88 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 85 (13.98%) jQuery
9 77 (12.66%) .NET Framework
10 59 (9.70%) ASP.NET Web API
11 58 (9.54%) Entity Framework
12 56 (9.21%) RESTful
13 48 (7.89%) REST
14 45 (7.40%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 44 (7.24%) HTML5
16 43 (7.07%) .NET Core
17 41 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 37 (6.09%) CSS3
19 34 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 29 (4.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.57%) Mobile App
2 41 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (5.59%) Algorithms
3 34 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 33 (5.43%) Fintech
5 32 (5.26%) Data Structures
6 25 (4.11%) Replication
7 23 (3.78%) Clustering
8 17 (2.80%) Computer Science
9 16 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
10 14 (2.30%) NHS
10 14 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.81%) Cloud Native
11 11 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.81%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.64%) Private Cloud
13 9 (1.48%) User Experience
14 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.82%) iPhone
14 5 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 246 (40.46%) Windows
2 112 (18.42%) Windows Server
3 100 (16.45%) Linux
4 49 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (5.76%) Windows 10
6 18 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (2.30%) Unix
7 14 (2.30%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.97%) Android
9 11 (1.81%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (1.15%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.66%) CentOS
12 4 (0.66%) Debian
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.33%) SUSE
14 2 (0.33%) VMS
14 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.16%) Fedora
15 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (40.46%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (21.38%) MVC
3 128 (21.05%) DevOps
4 89 (14.64%) Scrum
5 88 (14.47%) Software Engineering
6 82 (13.49%) Microservices
7 75 (12.34%) Continuous Integration
8 71 (11.68%) Test Automation
9 68 (11.18%) ITIL
10 62 (10.20%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (10.03%) Unit Testing
12 56 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
12 56 (9.21%) TDD
13 53 (8.72%) Configuration Management
14 47 (7.73%) OO
15 43 (7.07%) BDD
16 41 (6.74%) Performance Tuning
17 38 (6.25%) Open Source
18 37 (6.09%) Software Testing
19 33 (5.43%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 264 (43.42%) C#
2 194 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 188 (30.92%) SQL
4 116 (19.08%) Java
5 110 (18.09%) PowerShell
6 80 (13.16%) Python
7 79 (12.99%) Ruby
8 57 (9.38%) Shell Script
9 47 (7.73%) Perl
10 45 (7.40%) PHP
11 34 (5.59%) T-SQL
12 18 (2.96%) Bash Shell
13 15 (2.47%) C++
14 6 (0.99%) Objective-C
15 5 (0.82%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.82%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.66%) Java 8
17 3 (0.49%) Go
17 3 (0.49%) Scala
18 2 (0.33%) F#
Qualifications
1 52 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (7.07%) MCSE
3 42 (6.91%) MCSA
4 31 (5.10%) Degree
5 16 (2.63%) CCNA
5 16 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.64%) MCP
7 9 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (1.15%) CISSP
9 4 (0.66%) CCNP
9 4 (0.66%) CISM
9 4 (0.66%) CSSLP
9 4 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.66%) SANS
10 3 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.49%) JNCIA
11 2 (0.33%) CCA
11 2 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.16%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.25%) GCP
2 26 (4.28%) SLA
3 14 (2.30%) PMO
4 4 (0.66%) HIPAA
4 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.49%) GDPR
6 2 (0.33%) COBIT
6 2 (0.33%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) QA
System Software
1 126 (20.72%) Active Directory
2 78 (12.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (12.34%) Hyper-V
4 57 (9.38%) Docker
5 16 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (2.30%) vSphere
7 14 (2.30%) XenApp
8 9 (1.48%) BitLocker
9 8 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.99%) Firmware
10 6 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.99%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.66%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 89 (14.64%) Opscode Chef
2 74 (12.17%) Puppet
3 61 (10.03%) Ansible
4 54 (8.88%) SCCM
5 36 (5.92%) Kubernetes
6 29 (4.77%) SCOM
6 29 (4.77%) Terraform
7 24 (3.95%) SCOrch
8 18 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 12 (1.97%) Nagios
10 8 (1.32%) SCSM
10 8 (1.32%) WSUS
11 7 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.99%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.82%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.82%) Rancher
13 5 (0.82%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 284 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 95 (15.63%) VMware
3 47 (7.73%) Citrix
4 38 (6.25%) Cisco
4 38 (6.25%) Google
5 31 (5.10%) Xamarin
6 29 (4.77%) Oracle
7 21 (3.45%) HP
8 16 (2.63%) Dell
9 11 (1.81%) Tableau
10 9 (1.48%) Applogic
10 9 (1.48%) IBM
11 8 (1.32%) NetApp
11 8 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.32%) Veeam
12 7 (1.15%) Veritas
13 6 (0.99%) Capita
13 6 (0.99%) Informatica
13 6 (0.99%) MapR
13 6 (0.99%) SonicWALL