Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 9 22
Rank change year-on-year +2 +13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure 132 379 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Edinburgh 18.59% 16.90% 9.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.80% 53.31% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 112 231 161
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,100 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.32% -18.00% +22.22%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £49,375
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.86% +9.72%

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 250 711 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.21% 31.70% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 185 396 279
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,131 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.79% -9.74% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £29,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £75,000
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +7.95%

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 28 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 44 (33.33%) .NET
2 41 (31.06%) AWS
3 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
3 39 (29.55%) DevOps
4 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (24.24%) C#
5 32 (24.24%) Windows
6 31 (23.48%) SQL
7 29 (21.97%) Python
8 22 (16.67%) Office 365
9 21 (15.91%) GCP
10 20 (15.15%) Java
11 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
12 18 (13.64%) PowerShell
12 18 (13.64%) Kubernetes
13 17 (12.88%) .NET Core
13 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
14 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering
14 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
14 16 (12.12%) Docker
15 15 (11.36%) Linux
16 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (10.61%) Bash Shell
17 13 (9.85%) Puppet
17 13 (9.85%) Jenkins
17 13 (9.85%) Oracle
17 13 (9.85%) Terraform
17 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure as Code
18 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
18 12 (9.09%) Ansible

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 10 (7.58%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.30%) IIS
3 3 (2.27%) Apache
3 3 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.76%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) Luigi
4 1 (0.76%) Mule
4 1 (0.76%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.06%) AWS
2 22 (16.67%) Office 365
3 21 (15.91%) GCP
4 10 (7.58%) SaaS
5 8 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (3.03%) PaaS
6 4 (3.03%) Serverless
7 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.52%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.52%) IaaS
8 2 (1.52%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.76%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.06%) LAN
1 8 (6.06%) WAN
2 3 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) ADSL
3 2 (1.52%) MPLS
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
4 1 (0.76%) Broadband
4 1 (0.76%) DHCP
4 1 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.76%) Firewall
4 1 (0.76%) H.323
4 1 (0.76%) Internet
4 1 (0.76%) Skype
4 1 (0.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 11 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 6 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.79%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.03%) Apache Hive
6 4 (3.03%) Impala
6 4 (3.03%) Tableau
7 3 (2.27%) Data Lake
7 3 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.52%) Big Data
8 2 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (1.52%) GIS
8 2 (1.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.76%) Azkaban
9 1 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.76%) Flink
Development Applications
1 13 (9.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.82%) Selenium
3 8 (6.06%) IBM UrbanCode
3 8 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 8 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.06%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.06%) Travis CI
4 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.27%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.52%) JMeter
6 2 (1.52%) JUnit
6 2 (1.52%) Mocha
6 2 (1.52%) NUnit
6 2 (1.52%) Spock
6 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.76%) Mockito
7 1 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Games
3 5 (3.79%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Developer
2 19 (14.39%) Senior Developer
3 17 (12.88%) .NET Developer
3 17 (12.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (9.85%) Senior .NET Developer
5 12 (9.09%) Architect
5 12 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Data Engineer
6 9 (6.82%) Consultant
7 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.30%) Azure Architect
9 6 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
9 6 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (4.55%) Platform Engineer
9 6 (4.55%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Lead DevOps
10 5 (3.79%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Platform Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Presales Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (33.33%) .NET
2 17 (12.88%) .NET Core
3 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 7 (5.30%) HTML
5 7 (5.30%) Kafka
6 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 6 (4.55%) CSS
7 5 (3.79%) WPF
8 4 (3.03%) React
8 4 (3.03%) WinForms
9 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.27%) jQuery
9 3 (2.27%) LDAP
9 3 (2.27%) Node.js
9 3 (2.27%) RESTful
10 2 (1.52%) Ajax
10 2 (1.52%) Spring
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.06%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.27%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.52%) PKI
4 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.52%) SCADA
4 2 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.76%) Blog
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) NHS
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
5 1 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.24%) Windows
2 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 15 (11.36%) Linux
4 8 (6.06%) Mesosphere
5 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.52%) Unix
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) DevOps
2 36 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure as Code
6 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.09%) Open Source
6 12 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.33%) Migration
8 10 (7.58%) MVC
8 10 (7.58%) Presales
8 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (6.82%) Data Engineering
9 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (6.06%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.06%) Disruptive Innovation
10 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (6.06%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (24.24%) C#
2 31 (23.48%) SQL
3 29 (21.97%) Python
4 20 (15.15%) Java
5 19 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 18 (13.64%) PowerShell
7 14 (10.61%) Bash Shell
8 8 (6.06%) Go
9 7 (5.30%) R
10 6 (4.55%) Scala
11 4 (3.03%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.76%) PHP
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
2 2 (1.52%) CCNA
2 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.52%) MCSA
2 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (12.12%) Docker
2 11 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.27%) Firmware
5 2 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (13.64%) Kubernetes
2 13 (9.85%) Puppet
2 13 (9.85%) Terraform
3 12 (9.09%) Ansible
3 12 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.06%) Automic
4 8 (6.06%) Consul
4 8 (6.06%) Prometheus
5 3 (2.27%) SCCM
6 2 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.76%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.76%) WSUS
7 1 (0.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 39 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.85%) Oracle
3 8 (6.06%) Splunk
4 7 (5.30%) VMware
5 5 (3.79%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (3.03%) Databricks
6 4 (3.03%) SolarWinds
7 3 (2.27%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco
8 2 (1.52%) Google
8 2 (1.52%) Talend
9 1 (0.76%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.76%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.76%) Citrix
9 1 (0.76%) IBM
9 1 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.76%) TIBCO