Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Azure 320 554 526
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 19.49% 17.79% 11.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.78% 53.73% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 312 547 480
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,275 £33,750 £32,950
90th Percentile £69,750 £75,000 £75,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 656 1,031 1,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 39.95% 33.11% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 574 871 897
Median annual salary £50,000 £49,487 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.04% -1.03% +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £71,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Leeds

Azure
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Azure in Leeds

Azure
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Leeds over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Azure.

1 133 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 122 (38.13%) AWS
3 114 (35.63%) C#
4 109 (34.06%) .NET
5 106 (33.13%) DevOps
6 99 (30.94%) Windows
7 85 (26.56%) SQL
8 81 (25.31%) SQL Server
9 72 (22.50%) JavaScript
10 70 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (17.81%) .NET Core
12 54 (16.88%) Office 365
13 52 (16.25%) Windows Server
14 49 (15.31%) Active Directory
15 48 (15.00%) MVC
16 44 (13.75%) AngularJS
17 43 (13.44%) Finance
18 42 (13.13%) VMware
19 40 (12.50%) Git (software)
20 38 (11.88%) Software Engineering
21 37 (11.56%) Firewall
22 36 (11.25%) HTML
22 36 (11.25%) ASP.NET
22 36 (11.25%) Python
22 36 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
22 36 (11.25%) Microservices
23 34 (10.63%) CSS
24 33 (10.31%) SharePoint
25 32 (10.00%) PowerShell
26 30 (9.38%) React

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 33 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.56%) IIS
3 12 (3.75%) Skype for Business
4 11 (3.44%) CMS
4 11 (3.44%) WordPress
5 10 (3.13%) Jadu
6 7 (2.19%) MS Exchange
7 6 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.25%) nginx
9 3 (0.94%) Apache
9 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.31%) Confluence
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (1.56%) Elite 3E
3 4 (1.25%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 122 (38.13%) AWS
2 54 (16.88%) Office 365
3 28 (8.75%) GCP
4 21 (6.56%) IaaS
5 19 (5.94%) Power Platform
6 17 (5.31%) PaaS
7 15 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (3.13%) Azure Data Factory
8 10 (3.13%) SaaS
9 9 (2.81%) Azure Stack
10 8 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.50%) Serverless
11 6 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.56%) Firebase
13 4 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
14 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.94%) AWS Fargate
14 3 (0.94%) BrowserStack
14 3 (0.94%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 37 (11.56%) Firewall
2 21 (6.56%) DNS
3 20 (6.25%) LAN
3 20 (6.25%) WAN
4 19 (5.94%) Network Security
5 18 (5.63%) VPN
6 14 (4.38%) DHCP
7 11 (3.44%) Wireless
8 10 (3.13%) Wireless Security
9 8 (2.50%) VoIP
10 7 (2.19%) VLAN
11 5 (1.56%) SAN
11 5 (1.56%) Skype
12 4 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (1.25%) TCP/IP
13 3 (0.94%) HTTP
13 3 (0.94%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.94%) IPsec
13 3 (0.94%) SSL
14 2 (0.63%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.31%) Power BI
3 16 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (4.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (3.44%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.44%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.50%) MySQL
8 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.88%) Data Lake
10 3 (0.94%) Amazon Aurora
10 3 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 16 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (4.06%) TeamCity
4 13 (4.06%) Visual Studio Team System
5 12 (3.75%) Selenium
6 9 (2.81%) JMeter
7 7 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.88%) JIRA
8 6 (1.88%) Ranorex
9 5 (1.56%) GitLab
9 5 (1.56%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.56%) SpecFlow
9 5 (1.56%) Subversion
10 4 (1.25%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.25%) Postman
11 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.94%) Gatling
11 3 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 43 (13.44%) Finance
2 12 (3.75%) Retail
3 11 (3.44%) Public Sector
4 7 (2.19%) Banking
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
5 4 (1.25%) Law
6 3 (0.94%) Legal
6 3 (0.94%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (31.56%) Developer
2 40 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 34 (10.63%) Azure Engineer
4 29 (9.06%) C# Developer
5 24 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.50%) Platform Engineer
6 22 (6.88%) Software Developer
7 19 (5.94%) Senior Developer
8 17 (5.31%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
9 16 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 15 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 15 (4.69%) Security Specialist
10 15 (4.69%) Support Engineer
11 14 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
12 13 (4.06%) Azure Developer
12 13 (4.06%) Technical Operations Engineer
13 12 (3.75%) Architect
13 12 (3.75%) IT Engineer
13 12 (3.75%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (34.06%) .NET
2 57 (17.81%) .NET Core
3 44 (13.75%) AngularJS
4 36 (11.25%) ASP.NET
4 36 (11.25%) HTML
5 34 (10.63%) CSS
6 30 (9.38%) React
7 28 (8.75%) .NET Framework
8 19 (5.94%) Node.js
9 18 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (5.31%) HTML5
10 17 (5.31%) jQuery
11 14 (4.38%) RESTful
12 12 (3.75%) Entity Framework
12 12 (3.75%) Vue.js
13 11 (3.44%) Web Services
14 10 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (3.13%) CSS3
15 9 (2.81%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.31%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.44%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.44%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.81%) Clustering
6 8 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.19%) User Experience
8 5 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.56%) Cloud Native
8 5 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 3 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 3 (0.94%) NHS
11 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
11 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (30.94%) Windows
2 52 (16.25%) Windows Server
3 26 (8.13%) Linux
4 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.19%) Mac OS
5 7 (2.19%) Unix
6 6 (1.88%) Android
6 6 (1.88%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.63%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.31%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (33.13%) DevOps
2 70 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (15.00%) MVC
4 38 (11.88%) Software Engineering
5 36 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
5 36 (11.25%) Microservices
6 29 (9.06%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (8.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (8.13%) ITIL
8 26 (8.13%) Migration
9 23 (7.19%) Mentoring
10 21 (6.56%) Information Security
10 21 (6.56%) Test Automation
11 20 (6.25%) Tech Ops
12 18 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.63%) Scrum
13 17 (5.31%) Data Security
13 17 (5.31%) OO
13 17 (5.31%) TDD
13 17 (5.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (35.63%) C#
2 85 (26.56%) SQL
3 72 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 36 (11.25%) Python
5 32 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 19 (5.94%) Java
7 16 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 15 (4.69%) Bash Shell
9 14 (4.38%) PHP
10 13 (4.06%) Ruby
11 9 (2.81%) Shell Script
12 8 (2.50%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.19%) Kotlin
13 7 (2.19%) R
14 6 (1.88%) VB
15 5 (1.56%) Scala
16 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.63%) ES6
17 2 (0.63%) Go
18 1 (0.31%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 22 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.38%) Degree
4 11 (3.44%) MCSE
5 10 (3.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 10 (3.13%) CEH
6 8 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 7 (2.19%) CISA
7 7 (2.19%) CISM
7 7 (2.19%) MCP
8 5 (1.56%) CCNP
9 4 (1.25%) CCNA
9 4 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.25%) MCSA
9 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.94%) CCSP
10 3 (0.94%) GIAC
10 3 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.94%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.88%) SLA
4 5 (1.56%) QA
5 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 49 (15.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.13%) Hyper-V
3 24 (7.50%) Docker
3 24 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.88%) XenApp
5 6 (1.88%) XenDesktop
6 5 (1.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.56%) Xen
7 4 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.25%) vSphere
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 27 (8.44%) Kubernetes
2 11 (3.44%) Ansible
2 11 (3.44%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (3.13%) Terraform
4 9 (2.81%) Puppet
4 9 (2.81%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.94%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.63%) Istio
7 2 (0.63%) Kibana
7 2 (0.63%) linkerd
7 2 (0.63%) Nessus
7 2 (0.63%) Packer
8 1 (0.31%) SCCM
8 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.31%) vMotion
Vendors
1 133 (41.56%) Microsoft
2 42 (13.13%) VMware
3 27 (8.44%) Oracle
4 18 (5.63%) Cisco
5 16 (5.00%) Xamarin
6 15 (4.69%) Citrix
7 12 (3.75%) Google
8 11 (3.44%) Databricks
9 10 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
10 9 (2.81%) PlateSpin
10 9 (2.81%) Tableau
10 9 (2.81%) VirtaMove
11 7 (2.19%) NetApp
11 7 (2.19%) Splunk
12 5 (1.56%) CheckPoint
12 5 (1.56%) iManage
12 5 (1.56%) Intapp
12 5 (1.56%) Palo Alto
13 4 (1.25%) CrowdStrike
13 4 (1.25%) Zerto