Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 39 69
Rank change year-on-year +27 +30 +93
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 487 295 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.95% 6.00% 4.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.44% 42.26% 48.38%
Number of salaries quoted 424 243 185
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £30,000 £34,400
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -7.22% +7.78%

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 985 698 463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 24.18% 14.20% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 844 573 370
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% +7.14% +5.00%

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 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 212 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
2 208 (42.71%) Microsoft
3 207 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (35.52%) C#
5 151 (31.01%) DevOps
6 141 (28.95%) Finance
7 139 (28.54%) .NET
7 139 (28.54%) Windows
8 127 (26.08%) SQL
9 110 (22.59%) SQL Server
10 104 (21.36%) Python
11 90 (18.48%) Active Directory
12 89 (18.28%) MVC
12 89 (18.28%) VMware
12 89 (18.28%) PowerShell
13 85 (17.45%) Test Automation
14 78 (16.02%) IaaS
15 75 (15.40%) SaaS
15 75 (15.40%) Google
15 75 (15.40%) Java
16 73 (14.99%) Office 365
17 72 (14.78%) Linux
17 72 (14.78%) DNS
18 69 (14.17%) JavaScript
18 69 (14.17%) PaaS
19 68 (13.96%) ASP.NET
20 61 (12.53%) Scrum
20 61 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
21 58 (11.91%) ITIL
22 56 (11.50%) Windows Server

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 35 (7.19%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.11%) Skype for Business
3 19 (3.90%) MS Exchange
4 14 (2.87%) IIS
5 10 (2.05%) Confluence
5 10 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.05%) OpenStack
5 10 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.85%) CloudStack
6 9 (1.85%) CMS
7 8 (1.64%) Apache Solr
7 8 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.44%) Apache Spark
8 7 (1.44%) JBoss
9 5 (1.03%) Apache
9 5 (1.03%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.62%) SAS
11 2 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.62%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.41%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 212 (43.53%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (16.02%) IaaS
3 75 (15.40%) SaaS
4 73 (14.99%) Office 365
5 69 (14.17%) PaaS
6 55 (11.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
8 19 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.44%) Dynamics 365
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (1.23%) Serverless
11 3 (0.62%) Force.com
12 2 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.41%) Loggly
12 2 (0.41%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 72 (14.78%) DNS
2 34 (6.98%) DHCP
2 34 (6.98%) Firewall
3 24 (4.93%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (4.72%) SAN
5 19 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.49%) WAN
7 13 (2.67%) VPN
8 12 (2.46%) LAN
9 10 (2.05%) Internet
9 10 (2.05%) Intranet
9 10 (2.05%) NAS
10 9 (1.85%) HTTP
10 9 (1.85%) HTTPS
10 9 (1.85%) Network Security
11 8 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (1.64%) iSCSI
12 7 (1.44%) VoIP
13 6 (1.23%) Wireless
14 5 (1.03%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (22.59%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 20 (4.11%) MySQL
3 20 (4.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (3.49%) Power BI
4 17 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.87%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (2.46%) Big Data
6 12 (2.46%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.05%) QlikView
8 9 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.64%) Hadoop
9 8 (1.64%) Redis
10 6 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (1.03%) Data Lake
12 4 (0.82%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.82%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 38 (7.80%) Jenkins
2 36 (7.39%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.37%) JIRA
4 30 (6.16%) Selenium
5 28 (5.75%) Visual Studio Team System
6 26 (5.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (4.93%) Cucumber
8 23 (4.72%) Bitbucket
9 21 (4.31%) NUnit
10 17 (3.49%) Visual Studio
11 15 (3.08%) GitLab
12 14 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
13 13 (2.67%) Maven
14 10 (2.05%) SonarQube
14 10 (2.05%) TeamCity
15 7 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (1.23%) Eclipse
16 6 (1.23%) Subversion
16 6 (1.23%) Vagrant
17 5 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 141 (28.95%) Finance
2 48 (9.86%) Retail
3 15 (3.08%) Marketing
4 12 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.26%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.64%) Back Office
6 8 (1.64%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.44%) Local Government
8 3 (0.62%) Legal
9 2 (0.41%) Law
10 1 (0.21%) Advertising
10 1 (0.21%) Automotive
10 1 (0.21%) Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 123 (25.26%) Developer
2 53 (10.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (10.68%) Platform Engineer
4 47 (9.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 45 (9.24%) Senior Developer
6 44 (9.03%) Architect
7 41 (8.42%) .NET Developer
8 38 (7.80%) Azure Engineer
9 30 (6.16%) Automation Engineer
9 30 (6.16%) QA Automation Engineer
9 30 (6.16%) QA Engineer
10 28 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 28 (5.75%) Consultant
10 28 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
11 25 (5.13%) Test Automation Developer
12 24 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 24 (4.93%) Developer in Test
13 21 (4.31%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.11%) Test Automation Engineer
14 20 (4.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (28.54%) .NET
2 68 (13.96%) ASP.NET
3 61 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (8.21%) AngularJS
5 36 (7.39%) HTML
6 35 (7.19%) CSS
7 29 (5.95%) Node.js
7 29 (5.95%) Web Services
8 24 (4.93%) .NET Core
8 24 (4.93%) Gherkin
9 18 (3.70%) jQuery
10 13 (2.67%) .NET Framework
11 12 (2.46%) RESTful
12 11 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
12 11 (2.26%) React
13 10 (2.05%) Entity Framework
13 10 (2.05%) Spring
14 9 (1.85%) REST
15 8 (1.64%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.64%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.60%) Public Cloud
2 35 (7.19%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.78%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (3.90%) User Experience
7 16 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (3.08%) Data Centre
9 12 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.26%) Computer Science
11 10 (2.05%) NHS
11 10 (2.05%) Replication
12 8 (1.64%) Cloud Native
12 8 (1.64%) EMC VNX
13 7 (1.44%) Clustering
13 7 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 7 (1.44%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.03%) Social Media
15 4 (0.82%) CMDB
15 4 (0.82%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 139 (28.54%) Windows
2 72 (14.78%) Linux
3 56 (11.50%) Windows Server
4 18 (3.70%) Unix
4 18 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.67%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.03%) Android
7 5 (1.03%) HPUX
7 5 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.82%) AIX
8 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.82%) Debian
8 4 (0.82%) Solaris
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (31.01%) DevOps
3 89 (18.28%) MVC
4 85 (17.45%) Test Automation
5 61 (12.53%) Scrum
6 58 (11.91%) ITIL
7 53 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 52 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (8.62%) Open Source
10 40 (8.21%) Analytics
11 37 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
12 31 (6.37%) Information Security
12 31 (6.37%) Mentoring
13 30 (6.16%) QA Automation
13 30 (6.16%) Risk Management
14 29 (5.95%) Problem-Solving
14 29 (5.95%) Software Engineering
15 28 (5.75%) Cybersecurity
16 27 (5.54%) API Testing
16 27 (5.54%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 173 (35.52%) C#
2 127 (26.08%) SQL
3 104 (21.36%) Python
4 89 (18.28%) PowerShell
5 75 (15.40%) Java
6 69 (14.17%) JavaScript
7 50 (10.27%) Bash Shell
8 40 (8.21%) Ruby
9 30 (6.16%) PHP
10 17 (3.49%) C++
10 17 (3.49%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.87%) Perl
12 13 (2.67%) VBA
13 12 (2.46%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.05%) VB
15 8 (1.64%) C
15 8 (1.64%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.44%) Go
16 7 (1.44%) Scala
16 7 (1.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (7.39%) Degree
2 14 (2.87%) CISSP
3 9 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.23%) AWS Certification
5 6 (1.23%) MCSA
6 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.03%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.03%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) CCNA
7 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) CISM
8 1 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.21%) MCSE
8 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.21%) SANS
8 1 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (10.68%) QA
2 33 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (4.93%) SLA
4 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.41%) PMO
7 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 41 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (8.01%) Docker
4 16 (3.29%) Hyper-V
4 16 (3.29%) XenServer
5 13 (2.67%) vSphere
6 12 (2.46%) XenApp
7 10 (2.05%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.85%) Xen
9 7 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.44%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (1.44%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.03%) Firmware
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 46 (9.45%) Puppet
2 32 (6.57%) Terraform
3 31 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (5.13%) Ansible
5 20 (4.11%) Kubernetes
5 20 (4.11%) SCCM
6 18 (3.70%) Cobbler
7 13 (2.67%) Tivoli
8 10 (2.05%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.64%) Nessus
9 8 (1.64%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.64%) vRealize
10 7 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.44%) Rancher
11 6 (1.23%) Nagios
12 5 (1.03%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (1.03%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.03%) ServiceCenter
13 4 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 208 (42.71%) Microsoft
2 89 (18.28%) VMware
3 75 (15.40%) Google
4 42 (8.62%) Oracle
5 34 (6.98%) Cisco
6 30 (6.16%) Citrix
7 22 (4.52%) Atlassian
8 18 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (3.29%) Veeam
10 14 (2.87%) Tableau
11 13 (2.67%) HP
12 12 (2.46%) EMC
12 12 (2.46%) Sitecore
13 11 (2.26%) Dell
13 11 (2.26%) EnterpriseDB
13 11 (2.26%) NetApp
14 9 (1.85%) Rackspace
15 8 (1.64%) Brocade
15 8 (1.64%) New Relic
16 7 (1.44%) Cognos