Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 45 89
Rank change year-on-year +25 +44 +106
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 453 289 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.52% 5.66% 3.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.67% 42.94% 38.17%
Number of salaries quoted 409 244 177
Leeds median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% - -9.52%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,875
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -14.29%

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 894 673 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 18.79% 13.19% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 746 556 443
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 20 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 219 (48.34%) Microsoft
2 188 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
3 169 (37.31%) DevOps
4 161 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
5 159 (35.10%) Windows
6 136 (30.02%) .NET
7 126 (27.81%) Finance
8 111 (24.50%) SQL
9 110 (24.28%) C#
10 103 (22.74%) SQL Server
11 93 (20.53%) Office 365
12 92 (20.31%) Linux
13 88 (19.43%) Active Directory
14 84 (18.54%) VMware
15 77 (17.00%) Google
16 70 (15.45%) DNS
17 67 (14.79%) Windows Server
18 66 (14.57%) PowerShell
18 66 (14.57%) PaaS
19 63 (13.91%) JavaScript
20 61 (13.47%) Test Automation
21 60 (13.25%) Python
22 58 (12.80%) IaaS
23 54 (11.92%) SharePoint
23 54 (11.92%) Firewall
24 53 (11.70%) MVC
25 51 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
25 51 (11.26%) JIRA
26 49 (10.82%) Mentoring
27 47 (10.38%) Git (software)

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 54 (11.92%) SharePoint
2 38 (8.39%) IIS
3 26 (5.74%) Skype for Business
4 20 (4.42%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.43%) Confluence
5 11 (2.43%) SAS
6 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.99%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.10%) CloudStack
8 5 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.10%) JBoss
8 5 (1.10%) OpenStack
8 5 (1.10%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 4 (0.88%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.88%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.22%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 188 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (20.53%) Office 365
3 66 (14.57%) PaaS
4 58 (12.80%) IaaS
5 38 (8.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 37 (8.17%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (7.73%) SaaS
8 22 (4.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.43%) Amazon S3
9 11 (2.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (2.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 10 (2.21%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.88%) GitHub
12 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.44%) Loggly
13 2 (0.44%) Sumo Logic
14 1 (0.22%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 70 (15.45%) DNS
2 54 (11.92%) Firewall
3 39 (8.61%) DHCP
4 38 (8.39%) Network Security
5 36 (7.95%) SAN
5 36 (7.95%) VPN
6 35 (7.73%) WAN
7 33 (7.28%) TCP/IP
8 32 (7.06%) VoIP
9 26 (5.74%) Wireless
10 25 (5.52%) HTTP
10 25 (5.52%) HTTPS
11 22 (4.86%) VLAN
11 22 (4.86%) VPLS
12 21 (4.64%) DWDM
12 21 (4.64%) IPsec
12 21 (4.64%) Wireless Security
13 18 (3.97%) LAN
14 9 (1.99%) Internet
14 9 (1.99%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (22.74%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (3.97%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
8 12 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 12 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 11 (2.43%) Power BI
9 11 (2.43%) Redis
10 10 (2.21%) Hadoop
10 10 (2.21%) MySQL
10 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (1.99%) Big Data
12 8 (1.77%) MongoDB
13 7 (1.55%) Relational Database
14 6 (1.32%) Data Lake
15 5 (1.10%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 51 (11.26%) JIRA
2 47 (10.38%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (8.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (6.40%) TeamCity
6 27 (5.96%) Jenkins
6 27 (5.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 24 (5.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 21 (4.64%) Bitbucket
8 21 (4.64%) Visual Studio
9 14 (3.09%) MSBuild
10 11 (2.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 10 (2.21%) Subversion
12 5 (1.10%) Hudson
13 4 (0.88%) Selenium
13 4 (0.88%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
13 4 (0.88%) Xcode
14 3 (0.66%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.66%) ClearQuest
General
1 126 (27.81%) Finance
2 37 (8.17%) Retail
3 25 (5.52%) Marketing
4 13 (2.87%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.99%) Local Government
6 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.10%) Law
7 5 (1.10%) Legal
8 4 (0.88%) Banking
9 3 (0.66%) Advertising
9 3 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.44%) Back Office
11 1 (0.22%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (17.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 70 (15.45%) Developer
3 59 (13.02%) Architect
4 49 (10.82%) Analyst
5 38 (8.39%) Azure Engineer
6 29 (6.40%) Azure DevOps
7 27 (5.96%) .NET Developer
8 26 (5.74%) C# Developer
9 25 (5.52%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 25 (5.52%) Consultant
10 20 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 20 (4.42%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.19%) Software Architect
12 18 (3.97%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (3.97%) Security Analyst
13 17 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.75%) Network Security Specialist
13 17 (3.75%) Network Specialist
13 17 (3.75%) Security Specialist
13 17 (3.75%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (30.02%) .NET
2 38 (8.39%) ASP.NET
3 34 (7.51%) HTML
3 34 (7.51%) Node.js
4 32 (7.06%) AngularJS
4 32 (7.06%) Web Services
5 30 (6.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (5.96%) CSS
7 17 (3.75%) WinForms
8 15 (3.31%) jQuery
9 14 (3.09%) .NET Core
10 11 (2.43%) REST
11 9 (1.99%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.99%) Middleware
11 9 (1.99%) XML
12 8 (1.77%) LLBLGen Pro
12 8 (1.77%) WPF
13 5 (1.10%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.10%) HTML5
13 5 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 25 (5.52%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.08%) Public Cloud
4 21 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.97%) User Experience
6 17 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.31%) Clustering
7 15 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
8 14 (3.09%) PKI
8 14 (3.09%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.99%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.77%) Replication
12 6 (1.32%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.32%) Wiki
13 4 (0.88%) CCTV
13 4 (0.88%) EMC VNX
14 3 (0.66%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 159 (35.10%) Windows
2 92 (20.31%) Linux
3 67 (14.79%) Windows Server
4 33 (7.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.21%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.21%) Unix
7 9 (1.99%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.77%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.77%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.32%) Debian
9 6 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.10%) AIX
10 5 (1.10%) HPUX
10 5 (1.10%) Solaris
10 5 (1.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.88%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.88%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Android
13 1 (0.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (37.31%) DevOps
2 161 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (13.47%) Test Automation
4 53 (11.70%) MVC
5 49 (10.82%) Mentoring
6 41 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (8.83%) ITIL
8 38 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 36 (7.95%) Software Engineering
10 35 (7.73%) Configuration Management
11 34 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
11 34 (7.51%) Coaching
11 34 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
12 32 (7.06%) High Availability
13 31 (6.84%) Open Source
14 29 (6.40%) Deployment Automation
15 26 (5.74%) IT Strategy
16 25 (5.52%) Scrum
17 24 (5.30%) Network Design
18 23 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (24.50%) SQL
2 110 (24.28%) C#
3 66 (14.57%) PowerShell
4 63 (13.91%) JavaScript
5 60 (13.25%) Python
6 35 (7.73%) T-SQL
7 32 (7.06%) Ruby
8 27 (5.96%) C++
9 26 (5.74%) Perl
10 24 (5.30%) Java
11 20 (4.42%) C
12 17 (3.75%) Bash Shell
13 12 (2.65%) PHP
13 12 (2.65%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.55%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.32%) Go
15 6 (1.32%) R
16 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
16 4 (0.88%) Scala
17 3 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 24 (5.30%) Degree
2 18 (3.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.53%) MCSA
4 14 (3.09%) MCSE
5 9 (1.99%) CISSP
6 5 (1.10%) CISA
6 5 (1.10%) CISM
7 4 (0.88%) CEH
7 4 (0.88%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.88%) CSSLP
7 4 (0.88%) GIAC
7 4 (0.88%) SANS
7 4 (0.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.88%) SSCP
8 3 (0.66%) MCP
9 2 (0.44%) CCNA
9 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.19%) QA
2 16 (3.53%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.53%) SLA
3 12 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (19.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 27 (5.96%) XenApp
5 25 (5.52%) XenServer
6 23 (5.08%) XenDesktop
7 19 (4.19%) vSphere
8 16 (3.53%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (2.87%) Docker
10 9 (1.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.10%) Xen
13 4 (0.88%) Firmware
13 4 (0.88%) HDFS
14 3 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 42 (9.27%) Ansible
2 35 (7.73%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (7.28%) Puppet
4 24 (5.30%) SCCM
4 24 (5.30%) SmoothWall
5 22 (4.86%) Nessus
6 13 (2.87%) SCOM
7 11 (2.43%) Backup Exec
7 11 (2.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (2.43%) ServiceCenter
8 9 (1.99%) Failover Clustering
8 9 (1.99%) Nagios
8 9 (1.99%) Terraform
9 7 (1.55%) Cobbler
10 6 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
10 6 (1.32%) Kubernetes
10 6 (1.32%) ZABBIX
11 5 (1.10%) Packer
12 4 (0.88%) Opsview
12 4 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 219 (48.34%) Microsoft
2 84 (18.54%) VMware
3 77 (17.00%) Google
4 44 (9.71%) Cisco
5 27 (5.96%) Oracle
6 22 (4.86%) CheckPoint
6 22 (4.86%) Citrix
6 22 (4.86%) Juniper
6 22 (4.86%) Qualys
6 22 (4.86%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (4.19%) HP
7 19 (4.19%) Rackspace
8 18 (3.97%) NetApp
8 18 (3.97%) Veeam
9 13 (2.87%) Apple
9 13 (2.87%) Dell
10 12 (2.65%) New Relic
11 11 (2.43%) CommVault
12 10 (2.21%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.21%) Trend Micro