Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 47 59
Rank change year-on-year +36 +12 +43
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 417 246 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.35% 5.18% 4.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.39% 36.66% 45.35%
Number of salaries quoted 370 226 216
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% -8.16% +8.89%

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 Leeds with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 880 671 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 26.07% 14.13% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 767 562 437
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,025 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 195 (46.76%) Amazon AWS
2 194 (46.52%) Microsoft
3 157 (37.65%) C#
4 148 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
5 141 (33.81%) SQL
6 118 (28.30%) .NET
7 117 (28.06%) SQL Server
8 112 (26.86%) Windows
9 101 (24.22%) DevOps
10 88 (21.10%) Active Directory
11 85 (20.38%) JavaScript
11 85 (20.38%) Finance
12 83 (19.90%) MVC
13 79 (18.94%) VMware
14 76 (18.23%) Python
15 71 (17.03%) PowerShell
16 66 (15.83%) Linux
17 65 (15.59%) Test Automation
18 64 (15.35%) DNS
19 63 (15.11%) ASP.NET
20 62 (14.87%) Office 365
21 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (13.91%) IaaS
22 58 (13.91%) Java
23 57 (13.67%) Bash Shell
24 55 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
24 55 (13.19%) Windows Server
24 55 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 54 (12.95%) Open Source
25 54 (12.95%) SaaS

Microsoft 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 52 (12.47%) SharePoint
2 29 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 27 (6.47%) Skype for Business
4 16 (3.84%) IIS
5 12 (2.88%) CMS
6 9 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.68%) Apache Solr
7 7 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.20%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.20%) Confluence
9 3 (0.72%) JBoss
9 3 (0.72%) Kentico
9 3 (0.72%) SAS
10 2 (0.48%) Apache
10 2 (0.48%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (3.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.24%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 195 (46.76%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (14.87%) Office 365
3 58 (13.91%) IaaS
4 54 (12.95%) SaaS
5 51 (12.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 47 (11.27%) PaaS
7 13 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (1.68%) Force.com
10 6 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.44%) Serverless
11 5 (1.20%) G Suite
12 4 (0.96%) GitHub
13 2 (0.48%) Akamai
13 2 (0.48%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.24%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 64 (15.35%) DNS
2 44 (10.55%) DHCP
3 27 (6.47%) Firewall
4 24 (5.76%) LAN
5 23 (5.52%) TCP/IP
6 21 (5.04%) WAN
7 18 (4.32%) VPN
8 11 (2.64%) WLAN
9 10 (2.40%) Intranet
10 9 (2.16%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (1.92%) BGP
11 8 (1.92%) VLAN
12 7 (1.68%) MPLS
12 7 (1.68%) OSPF
12 7 (1.68%) SAN
12 7 (1.68%) VoIP
13 6 (1.44%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.44%) Skype
14 5 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.20%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (28.06%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.80%) Relational Database
3 18 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.36%) Power BI
7 13 (3.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.40%) RDBMS
8 10 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (1.92%) Big Data
10 8 (1.92%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.68%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.44%) QlikView
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
13 5 (1.20%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.20%) MySQL
14 4 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
15 3 (0.72%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 41 (9.83%) Jenkins
2 36 (8.63%) Selenium
3 28 (6.71%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.00%) NUnit
5 24 (5.76%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.52%) Visual Studio
7 20 (4.80%) GitLab
8 16 (3.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 12 (2.88%) WebDriver
10 10 (2.40%) Maven
11 9 (2.16%) JIRA
12 8 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 8 (1.92%) SonarQube
12 8 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (1.68%) TeamCity
14 6 (1.44%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.44%) Moq
15 5 (1.20%) CircleCI
15 5 (1.20%) Codeship
16 4 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 85 (20.38%) Finance
2 18 (4.32%) Retail
3 12 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.40%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.16%) Legal
6 7 (1.68%) Local Government
7 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (30.94%) Developer
2 54 (12.95%) Platform Engineer
3 48 (11.51%) .NET Developer
3 48 (11.51%) C# Developer
4 39 (9.35%) C# .NET Developer
4 39 (9.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 39 (9.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (9.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 37 (8.87%) Architect
6 37 (8.87%) Senior Developer
7 34 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
8 32 (7.67%) Cloud Engineer
9 26 (6.24%) AWS Engineer
9 26 (6.24%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (6.24%) Test Automation Developer
10 24 (5.76%) Developer in Test
11 23 (5.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 23 (5.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 22 (5.28%) AWS DevOps
12 22 (5.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (28.30%) .NET
2 63 (15.11%) ASP.NET
3 55 (13.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (9.11%) HTML
5 35 (8.39%) AngularJS
6 32 (7.67%) React
7 28 (6.71%) CSS
8 26 (6.24%) .NET Core
9 25 (6.00%) Node.js
10 24 (5.76%) Gherkin
11 22 (5.28%) Web Services
12 17 (4.08%) HTML5
12 17 (4.08%) jQuery
13 15 (3.60%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (2.40%) .NET Framework
14 10 (2.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (2.16%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.92%) Kendo UI
16 8 (1.92%) REST
16 8 (1.92%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (8.87%) Public Cloud
2 36 (8.63%) Enterprise Software
3 30 (7.19%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (5.52%) Data Centre
6 22 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (3.84%) User Experience
9 15 (3.60%) NHS
10 10 (2.40%) Replication
11 7 (1.68%) Fintech
11 7 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.68%) Social Media
12 5 (1.20%) CCTV
13 4 (0.96%) Life Science
14 3 (0.72%) Cloud Native
14 3 (0.72%) CMDB
14 3 (0.72%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.48%) EMC VNX
16 1 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (26.86%) Windows
2 66 (15.83%) Linux
3 55 (13.19%) Windows Server
4 32 (7.67%) Unix
5 28 (6.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (4.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.56%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.16%) Android
9 7 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.20%) CentOS
10 5 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.96%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.72%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.24%) Debian
14 1 (0.24%) Fedora
14 1 (0.24%) HPUX
14 1 (0.24%) VMS
14 1 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (35.49%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (24.22%) DevOps
3 83 (19.90%) MVC
4 65 (15.59%) Test Automation
5 60 (14.39%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 54 (12.95%) Open Source
8 49 (11.75%) ITIL
9 48 (11.51%) Software Engineering
10 46 (11.03%) Scrum
11 42 (10.07%) TDD
12 40 (9.59%) Configuration Management
12 40 (9.59%) Migration
13 36 (8.63%) Mentoring
14 30 (7.19%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (7.19%) Service Management
15 29 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
16 28 (6.71%) BDD
17 27 (6.47%) API Testing
17 27 (6.47%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (37.65%) C#
2 141 (33.81%) SQL
3 85 (20.38%) JavaScript
4 76 (18.23%) Python
5 71 (17.03%) PowerShell
6 58 (13.91%) Java
7 57 (13.67%) Bash Shell
8 39 (9.35%) Ruby
9 21 (5.04%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.60%) Perl
11 13 (3.12%) TypeScript
12 10 (2.40%) C++
13 9 (2.16%) T-SQL
14 8 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.92%) VBA
15 7 (1.68%) Apex Code
16 6 (1.44%) ES6
16 6 (1.44%) VB
17 5 (1.20%) PHP
17 5 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.12%) SC Cleared
3 12 (2.88%) Degree
4 10 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 9 (2.16%) AWS Certification
6 6 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.20%) CCIE
7 5 (1.20%) CCNA
7 5 (1.20%) CCNP
7 5 (1.20%) RHCE
8 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.96%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.48%) MCSA
9 2 (0.48%) MCSE
9 2 (0.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.24%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.24%) SLA
2 23 (5.52%) QA
3 21 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.48%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (21.10%) Active Directory
2 47 (11.27%) Docker
3 44 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (9.59%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.16%) vSphere
6 7 (1.68%) XenApp
7 5 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.72%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.72%) XenServer
9 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.48%) Xen
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 52 (12.47%) Puppet
2 30 (7.19%) Kubernetes
3 29 (6.95%) Terraform
4 26 (6.24%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (5.28%) SCCM
6 18 (4.32%) Ansible
6 18 (4.32%) Cobbler
7 16 (3.84%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (1.68%) Backup Exec
9 7 (1.68%) HP Data Protector
9 7 (1.68%) Prometheus
9 7 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (1.44%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.20%) CFEngine
11 5 (1.20%) Nagios
12 4 (0.96%) Consul
12 4 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.96%) Graphite
12 4 (0.96%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 194 (46.52%) Microsoft
2 79 (18.94%) VMware
3 54 (12.95%) Google
4 45 (10.79%) Cisco
5 30 (7.19%) Citrix
6 27 (6.47%) Oracle
7 26 (6.24%) Sitecore
8 16 (3.84%) Atlassian
8 16 (3.84%) EnterpriseDB
9 15 (3.60%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (3.60%) Tableau
10 13 (3.12%) Veeam
11 9 (2.16%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.92%) Asigra
12 8 (1.92%) CheckPoint
12 8 (1.92%) HP
12 8 (1.92%) Symantec
13 7 (1.68%) Dell
13 7 (1.68%) Software AG
13 7 (1.68%) webMethods