Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 12 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 8 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Azure 155 418 253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.49% 16.24% 10.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.16% 54.50% 50.30%
Number of salaries quoted 114 278 176
Median annual salary £53,750 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.44% -18.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,725 £31,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 309 767 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.88% 29.80% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 188 460 306
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,100 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.86% -14.10% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £31,938
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Edinburgh

Azure
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Azure in Edinburgh

Azure
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Azure.

1 66 (42.58%) AWS
2 54 (34.84%) Microsoft
3 52 (33.55%) Python
4 48 (30.97%) .NET
5 47 (30.32%) C#
6 41 (26.45%) SQL
7 40 (25.81%) DevOps
8 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (23.23%) Windows
10 35 (22.58%) GCP
11 34 (21.94%) Linux
12 31 (20.00%) Java
12 31 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 27 (17.42%) Office 365
14 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
14 26 (16.77%) PowerShell
15 25 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
17 23 (14.84%) Finance
17 23 (14.84%) Docker
18 22 (14.19%) Kubernetes
19 18 (11.61%) PaaS
20 17 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
20 17 (10.97%) Analytics
20 17 (10.97%) Terraform
20 17 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 16 (10.32%) .NET Core
21 16 (10.32%) Bash Shell
21 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
22 15 (9.68%) SaaS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 13 (8.39%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.94%) ArcGIS
2 3 (1.94%) IIS
2 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.29%) Apache
3 2 (1.29%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.65%) nginx
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (0.65%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 66 (42.58%) AWS
2 35 (22.58%) GCP
3 27 (17.42%) Office 365
4 18 (11.61%) PaaS
5 15 (9.68%) SaaS
6 12 (7.74%) IaaS
7 10 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (3.87%) Azure Data Factory
8 6 (3.87%) Azure Functions
8 6 (3.87%) Serverless
9 5 (3.23%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.94%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (1.94%) Data Lake Analytics
12 2 (1.29%) Logic Apps
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.65%) Amazon EKS
13 1 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 1 (0.65%) Datadog
13 1 (0.65%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.74%) LAN
1 12 (7.74%) WAN
2 6 (3.87%) Network Security
3 5 (3.23%) Firewall
4 4 (2.58%) ADSL
4 4 (2.58%) MPLS
5 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.29%) DNS
6 2 (1.29%) SAN
6 2 (1.29%) VoIP
7 1 (0.65%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.65%) DHCP
7 1 (0.65%) H.323
7 1 (0.65%) Internet
7 1 (0.65%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.65%) Skype
7 1 (0.65%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.32%) NoSQL
3 11 (7.10%) Big Data
3 11 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (5.81%) Hadoop
6 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.23%) Power BI
7 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.58%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.58%) Data Lake
8 4 (2.58%) Impala
9 3 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.94%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.94%) DB2
9 3 (1.94%) MySQL
9 3 (1.94%) PolyBase
10 2 (1.29%) Base SAS
10 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) Octopus Deploy
1 15 (9.68%) TeamCity
2 13 (8.39%) Jenkins
3 11 (7.10%) IBM UrbanCode
3 11 (7.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.45%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.45%) Travis CI
5 7 (4.52%) Selenium
6 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.58%) Subversion
7 3 (1.94%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.94%) JIRA
7 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.94%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.29%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.29%) JMeter
8 2 (1.29%) Mocha
8 2 (1.29%) NUnit
8 2 (1.29%) Spock
9 1 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (14.84%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.16%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.58%) Billing
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Electronics
5 3 (1.94%) Games
5 3 (1.94%) Law
6 2 (1.29%) Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 43 (27.74%) Developer
2 20 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (12.90%) Senior Developer
3 19 (12.26%) .NET Developer
4 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.03%) Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Data Engineer
7 10 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) DevOps Consultant
8 9 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.16%) Engineering Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Architect
10 7 (4.52%) Azure Developer
10 7 (4.52%) C# Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Software Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering Manager
12 5 (3.23%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.97%) .NET
2 16 (10.32%) .NET Core
3 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET
4 14 (9.03%) HTML
5 12 (7.74%) Kafka
5 12 (7.74%) React
6 11 (7.10%) Elastic Stack
6 11 (7.10%) RESTful
7 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 10 (6.45%) CSS
8 7 (4.52%) HTML5
8 7 (4.52%) Node.js
9 5 (3.23%) Web Services
10 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.58%) CSS3
10 4 (2.58%) ServiceStack
11 3 (1.94%) Entity Framework
11 3 (1.94%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (1.94%) Sass
11 3 (1.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Public Cloud
2 6 (3.87%) Renewable Energy
3 5 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.23%) User Experience
4 4 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.94%) Cloud Native
5 3 (1.94%) SCADA
6 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.65%) Blog
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Replication
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.23%) Windows
2 34 (21.94%) Linux
3 14 (9.03%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.45%) Mesosphere
5 7 (4.52%) Unix
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) DevOps
2 39 (25.16%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
4 25 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.97%) Analytics
5 17 (10.97%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (10.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 14 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (8.39%) Data Engineering
8 12 (7.74%) Continuous Deployment
9 11 (7.10%) Artificial Intelligence
9 11 (7.10%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.10%) Open Source
9 11 (7.10%) Scrum
9 11 (7.10%) Test Automation
10 10 (6.45%) Data Management
10 10 (6.45%) Disruptive Innovation
10 10 (6.45%) MVC
11 9 (5.81%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (33.55%) Python
2 47 (30.32%) C#
3 41 (26.45%) SQL
4 31 (20.00%) Java
4 31 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (16.77%) PowerShell
6 16 (10.32%) Bash Shell
7 13 (8.39%) Go
8 10 (6.45%) R
9 7 (4.52%) Scala
9 7 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.87%) Ruby
11 5 (3.23%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.94%) PHP
12 3 (1.94%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.94%) U-SQL
13 2 (1.29%) C++
13 2 (1.29%) F#
13 2 (1.29%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (3.23%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.84%) Docker
2 14 (9.03%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.94%) Firmware
5 3 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (14.19%) Kubernetes
2 17 (10.97%) Terraform
3 14 (9.03%) Ansible
4 13 (8.39%) Puppet
5 11 (7.10%) Consul
5 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (7.10%) Prometheus
6 10 (6.45%) Automic
7 7 (4.52%) SCCM
8 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.29%) Nagios
9 1 (0.65%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.65%) SCOM
9 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) WSUS
9 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 54 (34.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.74%) Databricks
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle
2 12 (7.74%) Splunk
3 11 (7.10%) VMware
4 7 (4.52%) Google
5 6 (3.87%) Tableau
6 4 (2.58%) Citrix
7 3 (1.94%) Capita
7 3 (1.94%) Talend
8 2 (1.29%) Adobe
8 2 (1.29%) Cisco
9 1 (0.65%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.65%) CA
9 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.65%) F5
9 1 (0.65%) IBM
9 1 (0.65%) Micro Focus
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds