Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 35 73
Rank change year-on-year +23 +38 +116
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 533 319 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.21% 6.24% 3.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.00% 42.99% 42.83%
Number of salaries quoted 471 266 175
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,875 £35,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £69,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%

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 1,045 742 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 21.97% 14.51% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 879 613 397
Leeds median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £63,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 236 (44.28%) Amazon AWS
2 224 (42.03%) Microsoft
3 223 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
4 188 (35.27%) DevOps
5 167 (31.33%) C#
6 164 (30.77%) .NET
7 158 (29.64%) Finance
8 153 (28.71%) Windows
9 132 (24.77%) SQL
10 110 (20.64%) SQL Server
11 100 (18.76%) Python
11 100 (18.76%) Google
12 94 (17.64%) Linux
13 92 (17.26%) VMware
14 91 (17.07%) Test Automation
15 89 (16.70%) Active Directory
16 82 (15.38%) Office 365
17 80 (15.01%) MVC
18 79 (14.82%) PaaS
19 78 (14.63%) JavaScript
20 75 (14.07%) IaaS
21 73 (13.70%) PowerShell
22 68 (12.76%) DNS
23 62 (11.63%) ASP.NET
24 57 (10.69%) Firewall
24 57 (10.69%) Mentoring
24 57 (10.69%) Google Cloud Platform
25 56 (10.51%) JIRA
26 55 (10.32%) Git (software)
26 55 (10.32%) 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 (6.57%) SharePoint
2 30 (5.63%) IIS
3 23 (4.32%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.75%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.63%) Confluence
6 11 (2.06%) Apache Spark
6 11 (2.06%) SAS
7 9 (1.69%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.50%) CloudStack
8 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (1.13%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.13%) CMS
9 6 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.94%) JBoss
10 5 (0.94%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.94%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.75%) Apache
12 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.38%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.38%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.19%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.19%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 236 (44.28%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (15.38%) Office 365
3 79 (14.82%) PaaS
4 75 (14.07%) IaaS
5 57 (10.69%) Google Cloud Platform
6 54 (10.13%) SaaS
7 31 (5.82%) Cloud Computing
8 27 (5.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 13 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon S3
10 12 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.75%) GitHub
12 3 (0.56%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.38%) Loggly
13 2 (0.38%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.38%) Serverless
13 2 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 68 (12.76%) DNS
2 57 (10.69%) Firewall
3 33 (6.19%) DHCP
4 30 (5.63%) SAN
5 28 (5.25%) VPN
6 27 (5.07%) WAN
7 26 (4.88%) TCP/IP
8 23 (4.32%) Intrusion Detection
8 23 (4.32%) Network Security
9 20 (3.75%) VoIP
10 18 (3.38%) HTTP
10 18 (3.38%) HTTPS
10 18 (3.38%) Wireless
11 14 (2.63%) VLAN
11 14 (2.63%) VPLS
12 13 (2.44%) DWDM
12 13 (2.44%) IPsec
12 13 (2.44%) LAN
12 13 (2.44%) Wireless Security
13 10 (1.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (20.64%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (3.94%) Azure SQL Database
7 18 (3.38%) MySQL
8 17 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (3.00%) Power BI
10 14 (2.63%) Big Data
10 14 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (2.44%) Oracle Database
12 12 (2.25%) Hadoop
12 12 (2.25%) Redis
12 12 (2.25%) Relational Database
13 8 (1.50%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (1.13%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.94%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 56 (10.51%) JIRA
2 55 (10.32%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 31 (5.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (5.63%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (5.25%) TeamCity
8 27 (5.07%) Bitbucket
8 27 (5.07%) Octopus Deploy
9 17 (3.19%) Selenium
9 17 (3.19%) Visual Studio
10 12 (2.25%) MSBuild
11 11 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (2.06%) Subversion
12 8 (1.50%) NUnit
13 7 (1.31%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.31%) Vagrant
14 4 (0.75%) Hudson
14 4 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 158 (29.64%) Finance
2 50 (9.38%) Retail
3 25 (4.69%) Marketing
4 15 (2.81%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.69%) Local Government
7 7 (1.31%) Back Office
7 7 (1.31%) Law
8 6 (1.13%) Legal
9 5 (0.94%) Banking
10 4 (0.75%) Advertising
10 4 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.56%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (19.51%) Developer
2 83 (15.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 69 (12.95%) Architect
4 40 (7.50%) Senior Developer
5 37 (6.94%) Analyst
6 33 (6.19%) Azure Engineer
7 32 (6.00%) Consultant
8 31 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 25 (4.69%) Automation Engineer
9 25 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (4.69%) QA Automation Engineer
9 25 (4.69%) QA Engineer
10 23 (4.32%) Platform Engineer
11 22 (4.13%) Azure DevOps
11 22 (4.13%) C# Developer
11 22 (4.13%) Cloud Architect
12 21 (3.94%) Software Architect
13 19 (3.56%) Windows Engineer
14 18 (3.38%) Cloud Engineer
15 17 (3.19%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 164 (30.77%) .NET
2 62 (11.63%) ASP.NET
3 54 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 47 (8.82%) AngularJS
5 39 (7.32%) Node.js
6 38 (7.13%) HTML
7 33 (6.19%) Web Services
8 32 (6.00%) CSS
9 21 (3.94%) .NET Core
9 21 (3.94%) jQuery
10 13 (2.44%) .NET Framework
11 11 (2.06%) Gherkin
12 10 (1.88%) Entity Framework
12 10 (1.88%) Spring
13 9 (1.69%) Middleware
13 9 (1.69%) RESTful
14 8 (1.50%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.50%) REST
15 7 (1.31%) React
15 7 (1.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.75%) Public Cloud
2 30 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 27 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.69%) Data Centre
4 25 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (4.13%) User Experience
6 20 (3.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 17 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.19%) Private Cloud
8 14 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (2.44%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.88%) Clustering
11 9 (1.69%) PKI
11 9 (1.69%) Replication
12 7 (1.31%) EMC VNX
13 6 (1.13%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.13%) Wiki
14 5 (0.94%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.75%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 153 (28.71%) Windows
2 94 (17.64%) Linux
3 55 (10.32%) Windows Server
4 22 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.25%) Unix
7 6 (1.13%) Debian
7 6 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (0.94%) AIX
8 5 (0.94%) HPUX
8 5 (0.94%) Solaris
9 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.56%) Android
10 3 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.38%) CentOS
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.19%) Fedora
12 1 (0.19%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (35.27%) DevOps
3 91 (17.07%) Test Automation
4 80 (15.01%) MVC
5 57 (10.69%) Mentoring
6 54 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
7 50 (9.38%) Scrum
8 46 (8.63%) Open Source
9 44 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
9 44 (8.26%) ITIL
10 43 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
11 39 (7.32%) Software Engineering
12 34 (6.38%) Deployment Automation
12 34 (6.38%) Information Security
13 33 (6.19%) High Availability
14 32 (6.00%) Configuration Management
15 31 (5.82%) IT Strategy
16 30 (5.63%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (5.25%) Disaster Recovery
18 26 (4.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 167 (31.33%) C#
2 132 (24.77%) SQL
3 100 (18.76%) Python
4 78 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 73 (13.70%) PowerShell
6 54 (10.13%) Java
7 41 (7.69%) Ruby
8 29 (5.44%) C++
9 27 (5.07%) Perl
9 27 (5.07%) T-SQL
10 25 (4.69%) Bash Shell
10 25 (4.69%) PHP
11 20 (3.75%) C
12 13 (2.44%) Shell Script
13 12 (2.25%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.50%) Go
15 7 (1.31%) Scala
15 7 (1.31%) VBA
16 6 (1.13%) R
17 5 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (7.32%) Degree
2 19 (3.56%) CISSP
3 18 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.81%) MCSA
5 13 (2.44%) MCSE
6 6 (1.13%) CISA
6 6 (1.13%) CISM
7 5 (0.94%) CEH
7 5 (0.94%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (0.94%) CSSLP
7 5 (0.94%) GIAC
7 5 (0.94%) SANS
7 5 (0.94%) SSCP
8 4 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.56%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.56%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.38%) CCNA
10 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.63%) QA
2 30 (5.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (2.44%) SLA
4 10 (1.88%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.75%) GDPR
6 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 89 (16.70%) Active Directory
2 47 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 20 (3.75%) Docker
5 19 (3.56%) vSphere
5 19 (3.56%) XenServer
6 18 (3.38%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (3.19%) XenApp
8 12 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (1.50%) Xen
11 5 (0.94%) Firmware
12 4 (0.75%) HDFS
13 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 45 (8.44%) Ansible
2 40 (7.50%) Puppet
3 39 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (4.50%) SmoothWall
5 18 (3.38%) Nessus
5 18 (3.38%) SCCM
6 16 (3.00%) Terraform
7 13 (2.44%) Cobbler
8 10 (1.88%) Nagios
9 9 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (1.50%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.50%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.31%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.31%) vRealize
12 6 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.13%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.94%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.94%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 224 (42.03%) Microsoft
2 100 (18.76%) Google
3 92 (17.26%) VMware
4 42 (7.88%) Oracle
5 30 (5.63%) Cisco
6 23 (4.32%) Citrix
7 18 (3.38%) Salesforce.com
8 16 (3.00%) NetApp
9 15 (2.81%) CheckPoint
10 14 (2.63%) Juniper
10 14 (2.63%) New Relic
10 14 (2.63%) Qualys
11 13 (2.44%) HP
11 13 (2.44%) Veeam
12 12 (2.25%) EMC
12 12 (2.25%) Rackspace
12 12 (2.25%) Trend Micro
13 11 (2.06%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.69%) Tableau
15 8 (1.50%) Splunk