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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 53 90
Rank change year-on-year +18 +37 +132
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 316 254 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.37% 4.79% 3.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.88% 43.87% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 296 237 183
Leeds median annual salary £46,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +6.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £69,750 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 737 579 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.86% 10.91% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 626 494 497
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +1.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +5.39%

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 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 February 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.

1 150 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 111 (35.13%) Windows
3 110 (34.81%) DevOps
4 107 (33.86%) Amazon AWS
5 106 (33.54%) .NET
6 100 (31.65%) SQL Server
7 89 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
8 88 (27.85%) C#
9 84 (26.58%) Finance
10 82 (25.95%) SQL
11 63 (19.94%) Linux
12 62 (19.62%) Active Directory
13 58 (18.35%) Office 365
14 55 (17.41%) Windows Server
15 54 (17.09%) DNS
16 49 (15.51%) SharePoint
17 48 (15.19%) VMware
18 46 (14.56%) Firewall
19 44 (13.92%) Web Services
19 44 (13.92%) Google
20 42 (13.29%) PowerShell
20 42 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 41 (12.97%) Git (software)
21 41 (12.97%) MVC
21 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
22 38 (12.03%) Test Automation
23 37 (11.71%) PaaS
24 36 (11.39%) HTML
24 36 (11.39%) ASP.NET
25 34 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery

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 49 (15.51%) SharePoint
2 28 (8.86%) IIS
3 19 (6.01%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.11%) MS Exchange
5 7 (2.22%) CMS
5 7 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.58%) EPiServer
6 5 (1.58%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.27%) JBoss
7 4 (1.27%) Kentico
7 4 (1.27%) SAS
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.27%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.95%) Confluence
8 3 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.63%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.63%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (33.86%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (18.35%) Office 365
3 37 (11.71%) PaaS
4 34 (10.76%) IaaS
5 28 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (6.33%) SaaS
8 11 (3.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.58%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.58%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.58%) GitHub
11 3 (0.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.95%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.95%) npm
12 2 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.32%) Boomi
13 1 (0.32%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.32%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.09%) DNS
2 46 (14.56%) Firewall
3 31 (9.81%) Network Security
4 28 (8.86%) WAN
5 26 (8.23%) DHCP
5 26 (8.23%) VPN
6 25 (7.91%) SAN
6 25 (7.91%) TCP/IP
6 25 (7.91%) VoIP
7 20 (6.33%) Wireless
8 18 (5.70%) VLAN
9 17 (5.38%) DWDM
9 17 (5.38%) HTTP
9 17 (5.38%) HTTPS
9 17 (5.38%) IPsec
9 17 (5.38%) VPLS
9 17 (5.38%) Wireless Security
10 16 (5.06%) LAN
11 5 (1.58%) ISDN
11 5 (1.58%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (31.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (6.01%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (4.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 8 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (2.22%) Power BI
9 7 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.90%) Redis
11 5 (1.58%) Big Data
12 4 (1.27%) MySQL
12 4 (1.27%) RavenDB
12 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.95%) Data Lake
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (13.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 41 (12.97%) Git (software)
3 25 (7.91%) TeamCity
4 20 (6.33%) Jenkins
4 20 (6.33%) JIRA
4 20 (6.33%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (5.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (4.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (4.43%) Visual Studio
8 10 (3.16%) Subversion
9 9 (2.85%) MSBuild
10 8 (2.53%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.90%) Hudson
12 5 (1.58%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.58%) Cucumber
12 5 (1.58%) FitNesse
12 5 (1.58%) NUnit
12 5 (1.58%) Selenium
12 5 (1.58%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.27%) Xcode
General
1 84 (26.58%) Finance
2 19 (6.01%) Retail
3 12 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.16%) Marketing
5 9 (2.85%) Local Government
6 4 (1.27%) Law
7 2 (0.63%) Back Office
7 2 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 77 (24.37%) Developer
2 53 (16.77%) DevOps Engineer
3 43 (13.61%) .NET Developer
4 38 (12.03%) Analyst
5 37 (11.71%) C# Developer
6 30 (9.49%) Architect
7 25 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (7.28%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (6.33%) Senior Developer
9 20 (6.33%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.06%) Cloud Architect
11 15 (4.75%) Azure DevOps
11 15 (4.75%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 15 (4.75%) Consultant
11 15 (4.75%) Senior C# Developer
12 14 (4.43%) Network Security Specialist
12 14 (4.43%) Network Specialist
12 14 (4.43%) Security Specialist
12 14 (4.43%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (4.43%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (33.54%) .NET
2 44 (13.92%) Web Services
3 36 (11.39%) ASP.NET
3 36 (11.39%) HTML
4 28 (8.86%) CSS
5 27 (8.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (7.91%) AngularJS
7 22 (6.96%) WinForms
8 18 (5.70%) XML
9 13 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 13 (4.11%) jQuery
10 12 (3.80%) .NET Core
11 10 (3.16%) REST
12 9 (2.85%) Middleware
12 9 (2.85%) Node.js
13 8 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (2.53%) WPF
14 7 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (2.22%) Entity Framework
14 7 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.96%) Public Cloud
2 21 (6.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (6.01%) PKI
4 18 (5.70%) Data Centre
5 14 (4.43%) User Experience
6 13 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 11 (3.48%) Clustering
7 11 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (2.53%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.22%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.90%) Wiki
12 5 (1.58%) Device Driver
13 4 (1.27%) CCTV
13 4 (1.27%) Digital Media
13 4 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (0.95%) Linux Command Line
14 3 (0.95%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.13%) Windows
2 63 (19.94%) Linux
3 55 (17.41%) Windows Server
4 33 (10.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.11%) Unix
6 13 (4.11%) Windows 7
7 10 (3.16%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.85%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.27%) AIX
11 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.27%) CentOS
11 4 (1.27%) HPUX
11 4 (1.27%) Solaris
11 4 (1.27%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.95%) Debian
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (34.81%) DevOps
2 89 (28.16%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (12.97%) MVC
4 38 (12.03%) Test Automation
5 34 (10.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (10.44%) Configuration Management
7 31 (9.81%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (8.23%) Coaching
9 25 (7.91%) Microservices
9 25 (7.91%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.28%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.65%) Open Source
12 20 (6.33%) ITIL
13 19 (6.01%) Network Design
14 18 (5.70%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (5.70%) SDLC
15 17 (5.38%) Data Analysis
15 17 (5.38%) High Availability
15 17 (5.38%) Threat Intelligence
15 17 (5.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 88 (27.85%) C#
2 82 (25.95%) SQL
3 42 (13.29%) PowerShell
4 41 (12.97%) JavaScript
5 32 (10.13%) Python
6 28 (8.86%) T-SQL
7 21 (6.65%) Ruby
8 12 (3.80%) Java
9 11 (3.48%) C++
10 10 (3.16%) C
10 10 (3.16%) Perl
11 8 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.27%) Go
14 4 (1.27%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.95%) F#
15 3 (0.95%) R
15 3 (0.95%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (3.48%) Degree
2 11 (3.48%) MCSE
3 9 (2.85%) MCSA
3 9 (2.85%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.95%) MCP
5 2 (0.63%) CISA
5 2 (0.63%) CISM
5 2 (0.63%) CISSP
5 2 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.32%) CCNA
6 1 (0.32%) CEH
6 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.32%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.32%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.32%) GIAC
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (0.32%) SANS
6 1 (0.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.43%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.11%) SLA
3 4 (1.27%) GDPR
3 4 (1.27%) QA
4 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) HIPAA
System Software
1 62 (19.62%) Active Directory
2 31 (9.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.96%) Hyper-V
4 17 (5.38%) XenDesktop
5 16 (5.06%) XenApp
6 13 (4.11%) vSphere
6 13 (4.11%) XenServer
7 8 (2.53%) Docker
8 6 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 34 (10.76%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (10.13%) Ansible
2 32 (10.13%) Puppet
3 23 (7.28%) SCCM
4 17 (5.38%) Nessus
5 12 (3.80%) SCOM
5 12 (3.80%) SmoothWall
6 11 (3.48%) Backup Exec
6 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (2.85%) ServiceCenter
8 8 (2.53%) Terraform
9 7 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
9 7 (2.22%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.22%) Nagios
10 6 (1.90%) Packer
11 5 (1.58%) ZABBIX
12 4 (1.27%) Cobbler
12 4 (1.27%) Graphite
12 4 (1.27%) Opsview
12 4 (1.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 150 (47.47%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.19%) VMware
3 44 (13.92%) Google
4 33 (10.44%) Cisco
5 25 (7.91%) Oracle
6 21 (6.65%) Rackspace
7 18 (5.70%) HP
8 17 (5.38%) CheckPoint
8 17 (5.38%) Juniper
8 17 (5.38%) Qualys
8 17 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
9 16 (5.06%) Citrix
10 13 (4.11%) Apple
10 13 (4.11%) CommVault
11 12 (3.80%) Dell
12 11 (3.48%) Red Hat
12 11 (3.48%) Veeam
13 8 (2.53%) NetApp
14 5 (1.58%) Huawei
14 5 (1.58%) Splunk