Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 44 57
Rank change year-on-year +33 +13 +85
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 467 253 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.95% 5.10% 4.52%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.41% 38.33% 50.31%
Number of salaries quoted 404 234 216
Leeds median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £72,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

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 985 660 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 25.21% 13.31% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 844 555 410
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,700
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,625
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 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 215 (46.04%) Amazon AWS
2 196 (41.97%) Microsoft
3 183 (39.19%) C#
4 182 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (29.34%) SQL
6 131 (28.05%) .NET
7 129 (27.62%) Finance
8 124 (26.55%) DevOps
9 121 (25.91%) SQL Server
10 115 (24.63%) Windows
11 102 (21.84%) Python
12 90 (19.27%) Test Automation
13 88 (18.84%) PowerShell
14 86 (18.42%) MVC
15 81 (17.34%) VMware
15 81 (17.34%) Java
15 81 (17.34%) Active Directory
16 71 (15.20%) SaaS
17 70 (14.99%) IaaS
18 69 (14.78%) JavaScript
19 68 (14.56%) ASP.NET
20 67 (14.35%) Linux
20 67 (14.35%) Google
21 65 (13.92%) DNS
22 61 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC
22 61 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
23 60 (12.85%) PaaS
24 59 (12.63%) Scrum
24 59 (12.63%) Office 365
24 59 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform

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 45 (9.64%) SharePoint
2 22 (4.71%) Skype for Business
3 17 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 15 (3.21%) CMS
5 10 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.14%) IIS
6 9 (1.93%) Apache Solr
6 9 (1.93%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.28%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.07%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.07%) Confluence
10 4 (0.86%) Apache
10 4 (0.86%) JBoss
11 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.43%) SAS
12 2 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.43%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.21%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 215 (46.04%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (15.20%) SaaS
3 70 (14.99%) IaaS
4 60 (12.85%) PaaS
5 59 (12.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 59 (12.63%) Office 365
6 19 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.71%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (1.28%) Serverless
10 5 (1.07%) Force.com
10 5 (1.07%) G Suite
11 4 (0.86%) GitHub
12 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.43%) Akamai
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 65 (13.92%) DNS
2 31 (6.64%) DHCP
3 27 (5.78%) Firewall
4 21 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
6 14 (3.00%) WAN
7 12 (2.57%) Intranet
8 10 (2.14%) LAN
8 10 (2.14%) SAN
8 10 (2.14%) VPN
9 8 (1.71%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (1.50%) Skype
11 6 (1.28%) HTTP
11 6 (1.28%) HTTPS
11 6 (1.28%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.07%) Network Security
12 5 (1.07%) Wireless
13 4 (0.86%) IPsec
13 4 (0.86%) NAS
14 3 (0.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (25.91%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 21 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (3.85%) Power BI
4 18 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.57%) Big Data
7 12 (2.57%) MySQL
7 12 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.14%) QlikView
9 7 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (1.28%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.07%) Redis
12 4 (0.86%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 43 (9.21%) Jenkins
2 41 (8.78%) Selenium
3 37 (7.92%) Git (software)
4 31 (6.64%) Cucumber
5 29 (6.21%) NUnit
6 24 (5.14%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (4.50%) Visual Studio
8 19 (4.07%) GitLab
9 17 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (3.00%) Bitbucket
10 14 (3.00%) JIRA
11 13 (2.78%) Maven
12 10 (2.14%) SonarQube
13 9 (1.93%) WebDriver
14 7 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.28%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.28%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.28%) Vagrant
16 4 (0.86%) Subversion
17 3 (0.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 129 (27.62%) Finance
2 30 (6.42%) Retail
3 12 (2.57%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.93%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.50%) Marketing
7 6 (1.28%) Back Office
7 6 (1.28%) Legal
8 5 (1.07%) Local Government
9 3 (0.64%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (30.19%) Developer
2 65 (13.92%) Platform Engineer
3 50 (10.71%) .NET Developer
4 49 (10.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 48 (10.28%) Senior Developer
6 44 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 37 (7.92%) Architect
7 37 (7.92%) C# Developer
8 36 (7.71%) Cloud Engineer
9 35 (7.49%) Azure Engineer
10 33 (7.07%) Test Automation Developer
11 31 (6.64%) Automation Engineer
11 31 (6.64%) Developer in Test
11 31 (6.64%) QA Automation Engineer
11 31 (6.64%) QA Engineer
12 30 (6.42%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (5.78%) Test Automation Engineer
13 27 (5.78%) Test Engineer
14 25 (5.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 25 (5.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (28.05%) .NET
2 68 (14.56%) ASP.NET
3 61 (13.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (7.71%) HTML
5 35 (7.49%) AngularJS
5 35 (7.49%) CSS
6 31 (6.64%) Gherkin
7 27 (5.78%) .NET Core
8 26 (5.57%) Web Services
9 25 (5.35%) Node.js
10 21 (4.50%) React
11 19 (4.07%) jQuery
12 16 (3.43%) .NET Framework
12 16 (3.43%) Elastic Stack
13 12 (2.57%) Entity Framework
14 11 (2.36%) RESTful
15 10 (2.14%) Vue.js
16 9 (1.93%) Lucene
17 8 (1.71%) REST
18 7 (1.50%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.21%) Public Cloud
2 36 (7.71%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (7.07%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (4.07%) User Experience
6 18 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (3.43%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.78%) NHS
10 11 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (2.36%) Replication
11 8 (1.71%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.71%) Social Media
12 7 (1.50%) CMDB
12 7 (1.50%) Fintech
13 6 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 6 (1.28%) EMC VNX
14 5 (1.07%) CCTV
15 4 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (24.63%) Windows
2 67 (14.35%) Linux
3 50 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 24 (5.14%) Unix
5 18 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.43%) Windows 10
8 7 (1.50%) Android
8 7 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (1.28%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.07%) CentOS
11 4 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.64%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.43%) Debian
13 2 (0.43%) HPUX
13 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.21%) AIX
14 1 (0.21%) Fedora
14 1 (0.21%) Solaris
14 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (38.97%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (26.55%) DevOps
3 90 (19.27%) Test Automation
4 86 (18.42%) MVC
5 61 (13.06%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (12.63%) Scrum
7 58 (12.42%) Open Source
8 55 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 53 (11.35%) ITIL
10 41 (8.78%) Software Engineering
11 38 (8.14%) Configuration Management
12 35 (7.49%) Analytics
13 34 (7.28%) API Testing
13 34 (7.28%) Mobile Development
13 34 (7.28%) Service Management
14 31 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
14 31 (6.64%) QA Automation
15 29 (6.21%) TDD
16 28 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 183 (39.19%) C#
2 137 (29.34%) SQL
3 102 (21.84%) Python
4 88 (18.84%) PowerShell
5 81 (17.34%) Java
6 69 (14.78%) JavaScript
7 56 (11.99%) Bash Shell
8 41 (8.78%) Ruby
9 21 (4.50%) Shell Script
10 20 (4.28%) PHP
11 15 (3.21%) VBA
12 13 (2.78%) VB.NET
13 11 (2.36%) TypeScript
13 11 (2.36%) VB
14 10 (2.14%) C++
14 10 (2.14%) Perl
15 7 (1.50%) VB6
16 6 (1.28%) T-SQL
17 5 (1.07%) Apex Code
17 5 (1.07%) ES6
Qualifications
1 28 (6.00%) Degree
2 14 (3.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 10 (2.14%) AWS Certification
3 10 (2.14%) CISSP
3 10 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.07%) RHCE
5 4 (0.86%) RHCSA
6 3 (0.64%) MCSA
7 2 (0.43%) CCNA
7 2 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.43%) MCSE
7 2 (0.43%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.21%) CISA
8 1 (0.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.21%) SANS
8 1 (0.21%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.06%) QA
2 32 (6.85%) SLA
3 30 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (17.34%) Active Directory
2 51 (10.92%) Docker
3 45 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (5.14%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.50%) vSphere
7 6 (1.28%) XenApp
7 6 (1.28%) XenServer
8 5 (1.07%) Xen
9 3 (0.64%) Firmware
9 3 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.64%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 54 (11.56%) Puppet
2 37 (7.92%) Terraform
3 29 (6.21%) Kubernetes
4 28 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (5.35%) SCCM
6 22 (4.71%) Ansible
7 20 (4.28%) Cobbler
8 17 (3.64%) Tivoli
9 10 (2.14%) Prometheus
10 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.71%) vCenter Server
11 7 (1.50%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.50%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (1.50%) Nessus
11 7 (1.50%) ServiceCenter
12 6 (1.28%) vRealize
13 5 (1.07%) Grafana
13 5 (1.07%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.07%) Packer
13 5 (1.07%) Rancher
Vendors
1 196 (41.97%) Microsoft
2 81 (17.34%) VMware
3 67 (14.35%) Google
4 39 (8.35%) Oracle
5 36 (7.71%) Cisco
6 32 (6.85%) Citrix
7 21 (4.50%) Atlassian
8 20 (4.28%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (4.07%) Sitecore
10 17 (3.64%) EnterpriseDB
11 15 (3.21%) Veeam
12 12 (2.57%) Tableau
13 11 (2.36%) Dell
13 11 (2.36%) HP
14 8 (1.71%) Asigra
14 8 (1.71%) Brocade
14 8 (1.71%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.50%) Cognos
15 7 (1.50%) Informatica
15 7 (1.50%) MuleSoft