Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 +51
Permanent jobs citing Azure 423 246 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.00% 9.88% 6.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.66% 51.57% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 267 155 126
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £75,000 £71,875
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%

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 760 477 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 30.55% 19.15% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 464 281 264
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,162 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.98% +10.53% +18.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,913
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Edinburgh

Azure
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Azure in Edinburgh

Azure
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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.

1 226 (53.43%) AWS
2 182 (43.03%) DevOps
3 176 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (30.50%) Python
4 129 (30.50%) Microsoft
5 126 (29.79%) GCP
6 122 (28.84%) SQL
7 117 (27.66%) Finance
8 99 (23.40%) Linux
9 97 (22.93%) Windows
10 95 (22.46%) .NET
11 91 (21.51%) JavaScript
12 89 (21.04%) Terraform
13 88 (20.80%) Kubernetes
13 88 (20.80%) Java
14 87 (20.57%) Microservices
15 86 (20.33%) Ansible
16 85 (20.09%) Google
17 83 (19.62%) C#
18 79 (18.68%) Software Engineering
18 79 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
19 77 (18.20%) Jenkins
20 76 (17.97%) Scrum
21 74 (17.49%) Docker
22 73 (17.26%) PowerShell
23 68 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
24 67 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
25 62 (14.66%) Mentoring
26 57 (13.48%) Puppet
27 56 (13.24%) Git (software)

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 9 (2.13%) Confluence
1 9 (2.13%) SAS
2 8 (1.89%) Apache
2 8 (1.89%) JBoss
2 8 (1.89%) Jetty
2 8 (1.89%) nginx
2 8 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.42%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.18%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (3.31%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.18%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 226 (53.43%) AWS
2 126 (29.79%) GCP
3 36 (8.51%) SaaS
4 35 (8.27%) Office 365
5 25 (5.91%) Power Platform
6 20 (4.73%) PaaS
7 18 (4.26%) IBM Cloud
8 17 (4.02%) Azure Stack
9 14 (3.31%) IaaS
9 14 (3.31%) Serverless
10 10 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (2.13%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (1.18%) GitHub
13 4 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
16 1 (0.24%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.49%) LAN
1 19 (4.49%) VLAN
1 19 (4.49%) WAN
2 17 (4.02%) Firewall
2 17 (4.02%) Network Security
3 14 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.07%) DNS
5 10 (2.36%) VPN
5 10 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (2.13%) DHCP
6 9 (2.13%) VoIP
7 8 (1.89%) HTTP
8 7 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.65%) Internet
9 3 (0.71%) ADSL
9 3 (0.71%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.47%) Telepresence
10 2 (0.47%) Wireless
11 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.04%) Big Data
3 30 (7.09%) NoSQL
4 25 (5.91%) Power BI
5 22 (5.20%) MongoDB
6 17 (4.02%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (2.84%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.65%) QlikView
11 6 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (1.42%) PowerCenter
11 6 (1.42%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.18%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.18%) MySQL
12 5 (1.18%) OLTP
12 5 (1.18%) Snowflake Schema
12 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 77 (18.20%) Jenkins
2 56 (13.24%) Git (software)
3 52 (12.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 44 (10.40%) JIRA
5 42 (9.93%) Subversion
6 30 (7.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 26 (6.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 26 (6.15%) GoCD
7 26 (6.15%) Visual Studio
8 25 (5.91%) IBM UrbanCode
9 22 (5.20%) Ant
9 22 (5.20%) Apache Ivy
10 18 (4.26%) PhantomJS
11 12 (2.84%) SonarQube
12 11 (2.60%) Hudson
12 11 (2.60%) Selenium
12 11 (2.60%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
14 5 (1.18%) Protractor
15 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
General
1 117 (27.66%) Finance
2 43 (10.17%) Banking
3 41 (9.69%) Retail
4 13 (3.07%) Public Sector
5 8 (1.89%) Marketing
6 7 (1.65%) Law
7 3 (0.71%) German Language
8 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 82 (19.39%) Developer
2 53 (12.53%) Software Engineer
3 51 (12.06%) Senior DevOps
4 49 (11.58%) DevOps Engineer
5 47 (11.11%) Consultant
6 35 (8.27%) Cloud Engineer
7 32 (7.57%) Software Developer
8 31 (7.33%) Senior Developer
9 29 (6.86%) DevOps Consultant
10 25 (5.91%) Senior Consultant
10 25 (5.91%) Senior DevOps Consultant
11 24 (5.67%) AWS Engineer
12 23 (5.44%) Data Engineer
12 23 (5.44%) Security Engineer
13 20 (4.73%) Senior Software Developer
14 19 (4.49%) Architect
15 17 (4.02%) Azure Engineer
15 17 (4.02%) DevOps Developer
15 17 (4.02%) Senior Software Engineer
16 15 (3.55%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (22.46%) .NET
2 50 (11.82%) React
3 34 (8.04%) Node.js
4 30 (7.09%) AngularJS
5 29 (6.86%) Elastic Stack
6 27 (6.38%) Spring
7 25 (5.91%) ASP.NET
8 23 (5.44%) Spring Boot
9 22 (5.20%) HTML
10 18 (4.26%) .NET Core
10 18 (4.26%) CSS
11 13 (3.07%) React Native
12 12 (2.84%) RESTful
12 12 (2.84%) Web Services
13 11 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (2.36%) Redux
15 9 (2.13%) HTML5
16 8 (1.89%) .NET Framework
16 8 (1.89%) Java EE
16 8 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.62%) Hybrid Cloud
3 27 (6.38%) Public Cloud
4 22 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.07%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.36%) EMC VMAX
6 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
8 7 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.65%) User Experience
9 6 (1.42%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.18%) Robotics
11 4 (0.95%) Media Streaming
11 4 (0.95%) Smart Energy
11 4 (0.95%) Social Media
12 3 (0.71%) Blog
12 3 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.47%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 99 (23.40%) Linux
2 97 (22.93%) Windows
3 53 (12.53%) Unix
4 24 (5.67%) Windows Server
5 20 (4.73%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.36%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.65%) Android
9 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (43.03%) DevOps
2 176 (41.61%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (20.57%) Microservices
4 79 (18.68%) Software Engineering
5 76 (17.97%) Scrum
6 68 (16.08%) Business Intelligence
7 67 (15.84%) Problem-Solving
8 62 (14.66%) Mentoring
9 55 (13.00%) SDLC
10 54 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (11.58%) Infrastructure as Code
12 43 (10.17%) Fintech
13 42 (9.93%) Test Automation
14 41 (9.69%) Coaching
14 41 (9.69%) Open Source
15 36 (8.51%) Analytics
16 35 (8.27%) Artificial Intelligence
16 35 (8.27%) Continuous Delivery
17 31 (7.33%) Release Management
18 28 (6.62%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 129 (30.50%) Python
2 122 (28.84%) SQL
3 91 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 88 (20.80%) Java
5 83 (19.62%) C#
6 73 (17.26%) PowerShell
7 45 (10.64%) Ruby
8 43 (10.17%) Bash Shell
9 30 (7.09%) TypeScript
10 28 (6.62%) R
11 23 (5.44%) Groovy
12 19 (4.49%) C++
13 18 (4.26%) Go
14 12 (2.84%) Scala
15 6 (1.42%) PHP
15 6 (1.42%) PL/SQL
15 6 (1.42%) T-SQL
15 6 (1.42%) VB
15 6 (1.42%) VBA
16 5 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (7.33%) Degree
2 19 (4.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.55%) MCSA
4 13 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (2.60%) MCSE
6 9 (2.13%) CCNA
7 8 (1.89%) CISM
7 8 (1.89%) CISSP
7 8 (1.89%) GIAC
8 6 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.95%) CCNP
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.20%) QA
2 10 (2.36%) GDPR
3 8 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 8 (1.89%) NIST
4 7 (1.65%) SLA
5 2 (0.47%) FedRAMP
6 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 74 (17.49%) Docker
2 30 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 20 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.60%) XenDesktop
5 6 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.71%) HDFS
7 2 (0.47%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.47%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) vSphere
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 89 (21.04%) Terraform
2 88 (20.80%) Kubernetes
3 86 (20.33%) Ansible
4 79 (18.68%) Opscode Chef
5 57 (13.48%) Puppet
6 25 (5.91%) Consul
6 25 (5.91%) Rundeck
7 8 (1.89%) Docker Swarm
7 8 (1.89%) SCCM
8 3 (0.71%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.24%) Nagios
9 1 (0.24%) Packer
9 1 (0.24%) SCOM
9 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (30.50%) Microsoft
2 85 (20.09%) Google
3 51 (12.06%) Splunk
4 44 (10.40%) ServiceNow
5 35 (8.27%) Cisco
6 25 (5.91%) Delphix
6 25 (5.91%) RedGate
7 23 (5.44%) IBM
8 22 (5.20%) Micro Focus
8 22 (5.20%) VMware
9 19 (4.49%) Oracle
10 18 (4.26%) CyberArk
10 18 (4.26%) Symantec
11 17 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (3.07%) Apple
13 12 (2.84%) Informatica
14 11 (2.60%) AppDynamics
14 11 (2.60%) Citrix
14 11 (2.60%) Red Hat
15 10 (2.36%) EMC