Period
to 4 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 4 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 25 16
Rank change year-on-year +17 -9 +65
Permanent jobs citing Azure 72 101 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leicestershire 14.63% 9.22% 15.04%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.91% 32.69% 57.54%
Number of salaries quoted 66 93 150
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,000 £76,250 £58,750
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 176 309 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 35.77% 28.19% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 133 227 233
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,550 £29,600
90th Percentile £69,750 £58,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.96%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Leicestershire

Azure
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +20 47 £46,799 +17.00% 5
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +7 12 - -
Lutterworth -2 1 £69,000 -25.41%
Loughborough -2 1 £32,000 -
Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (31.94%) SQL
4 22 (30.56%) .NET
5 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 18 (25.00%) C#
7 17 (23.61%) SDLC
7 17 (23.61%) Power Platform
8 16 (22.22%) Power BI
8 16 (22.22%) PaaS
9 15 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
9 15 (20.83%) TOGAF
9 15 (20.83%) MVC
10 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (16.67%) PhD
11 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 12 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (16.67%) Mathematics
11 12 (16.67%) Data Analysis
11 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (16.67%) Data Science
11 12 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (16.67%) Software Architecture
11 12 (16.67%) Analytics
11 12 (16.67%) Threat Modelling

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Power Platform
2 16 (22.22%) PaaS
3 12 (16.67%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (6.94%) SaaS
5 4 (5.56%) AWS
6 3 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.17%) Office 365
7 1 (1.39%) Azure Stack
7 1 (1.39%) GCP
7 1 (1.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Firewall
1 3 (4.17%) VPN
2 2 (2.78%) Network Security
2 2 (2.78%) VLAN
2 2 (2.78%) VoIP
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) LAN
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 16 (22.22%) Power BI
3 14 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (19.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 10 (13.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.17%) Selenium
3 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Moq
General
1 12 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (13.89%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.78%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Architect
3 15 (20.83%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (16.67%) Software Architect
5 9 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 7 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 5 (6.94%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Business Developer
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.17%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Azure Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Azure Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) Web Services
3 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (11.11%) CSS
4 8 (11.11%) RESTful
5 7 (9.72%) .NET Core
6 6 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.33%) HTML
6 6 (8.33%) jQuery
7 4 (5.56%) Ajax
7 4 (5.56%) Velocity
8 3 (4.17%) Middleware
8 3 (4.17%) REST
8 3 (4.17%) WCF
8 3 (4.17%) XML
9 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Core
9 2 (2.78%) COM
9 2 (2.78%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 12 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) CMDB
5 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (23.61%) SDLC
4 15 (20.83%) Innovative Thinking
4 15 (20.83%) MVC
4 15 (20.83%) TOGAF
5 12 (16.67%) Analytics
5 12 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 12 (16.67%) Data Science
5 12 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 12 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (16.67%) Software Architecture
5 12 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
6 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.28%) DevOps
7 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 6 (8.33%) Coaching
8 6 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.94%) SQL
2 18 (25.00%) C#
3 12 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 10 (13.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) PhD
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.56%) MCSE
5 3 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (12.50%) Docker
2 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
2 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.78%) Puppet
3 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Google
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle
2 2 (2.78%) SAP
2 2 (2.78%) VMware
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco
3 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.39%) Juniper
3 1 (1.39%) Palo Alto