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The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North East during the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 +8
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 14 13 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.84% 1.12% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 1.20% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 4
10th Percentile £53,750 £41,375 £35,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £57,500 £48,500
Median % change year-on-year +26.09% +18.56% -8.49%
75th Percentile £80,000 £63,125 £54,688
90th Percentile £82,125 £70,625 £56,375
England median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North East
Permanent vacancies in the North East with a recognized job title 1,573 1,081 896
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.25% 92.95% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,056 836 707
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,000 £24,150
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,563 £50,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the North East

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the North East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the North East.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the North East

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the North East over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the North East

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the North East region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -4 12 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Northumberland - 2 £75,000 -
Azure Engineer
England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, Azure Engineer job roles required 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 North East region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 10 (71.43%) CI/CD
3 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 9 (64.29%) Python
4 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Agile
4 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 8 (57.14%) Kubernetes
4 8 (57.14%) Terraform
4 8 (57.14%) Azure DevOps
4 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
5 7 (50.00%) CircleCI
5 7 (50.00%) GitLab
5 7 (50.00%) Ansible
5 7 (50.00%) Docker
5 7 (50.00%) AWS
5 7 (50.00%) Bash
5 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 6 (42.86%) Puppet
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
6 6 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (42.86%) Platform Engineering
7 5 (35.71%) Azure AKS
7 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
7 5 (35.71%) DataOps
7 5 (35.71%) GCP
7 5 (35.71%) C#
7 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (35.71%) GitHub

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) Azure
2 8 (57.14%) Azure DevOps
3 7 (50.00%) AWS
4 6 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (35.71%) Azure AKS
5 5 (35.71%) GCP
5 5 (35.71%) GitHub
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon ECS
6 4 (28.57%) Amazon EKS
6 4 (28.57%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 4 (28.57%) GitHub Actions
7 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (21.43%) IaaS
7 3 (21.43%) PaaS
7 3 (21.43%) Power Platform
7 3 (21.43%) SaaS
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
8 1 (7.14%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
3 2 (14.29%) Data Lake
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Athena
4 1 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) CircleCI
1 7 (50.00%) GitLab
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Public Sector
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) YAML
2 2 (14.29%) ARM Templates
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 1 (7.14%) Kafka
3 1 (7.14%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) CI/CD
2 9 (64.29%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Agile
3 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (42.86%) Platform Engineering
5 5 (35.71%) DataOps
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) ETL
7 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (14.29%) Data Management
8 2 (14.29%) Data Pipeline
8 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (14.29%) Technology Transformation
8 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
9 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Bash
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Bicep
5 4 (28.57%) Go
5 4 (28.57%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Kubernetes
1 8 (57.14%) Terraform
2 7 (50.00%) Ansible
3 6 (42.86%) Puppet
4 2 (14.29%) CFEngine
4 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Databricks
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
3 1 (7.14%) VMware