Period
to 23 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 23 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 15 10
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 247 129 196
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 22.27% 10.22% 14.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.14% 32.17% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 231 98 118
10th Percentile £30,500 £26,600 £29,750
25th Percentile £34,250 £32,625 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £41,774 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.72% +4.44% -11.11%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £54,688
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,125 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 the North East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 440 401 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 39.68% 31.77% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 405 313 247
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,800 £26,400
25th Percentile £32,996 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the North East

Azure
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Azure in the North East

Azure
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the North East over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in the North East

Azure
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 within the North East region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
Tyne and Wear +13 206 £45,000 +7.72% 71
Durham +9 33 £51,000 +27.50% 15
Northumberland 0 1 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 North East region with a requirement for Azure.

1 116 (46.96%) DevOps
2 113 (45.75%) AWS
3 101 (40.89%) Microsoft
4 89 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (34.41%) SQL
6 74 (29.96%) Windows
7 69 (27.94%) Linux
8 62 (25.10%) Active Directory
9 50 (20.24%) Microsoft 365
10 49 (19.84%) Microservices
11 47 (19.03%) OO
12 45 (18.22%) Java
12 45 (18.22%) Jenkins
13 43 (17.41%) Windows Server
13 43 (17.41%) .NET
13 43 (17.41%) Spring
14 41 (16.60%) Software Engineering
15 40 (16.19%) JavaScript
15 40 (16.19%) VMware
16 39 (15.79%) NoSQL
17 38 (15.38%) C#
17 38 (15.38%) Git (software)
18 37 (14.98%) Oracle
19 36 (14.57%) OOP
19 36 (14.57%) PowerShell
20 35 (14.17%) RESTful
20 35 (14.17%) Kubernetes
21 34 (13.77%) Spring Boot
22 33 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
22 33 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineering

Azure
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.45%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.21%) Apache
4 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.21%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) IIS
5 2 (0.81%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.81%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 113 (45.75%) AWS
2 50 (20.24%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (10.93%) SaaS
4 24 (9.72%) IaaS
5 23 (9.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (8.10%) PaaS
7 12 (4.86%) GCP
8 8 (3.24%) Matillion
8 8 (3.24%) Power Platform
9 6 (2.43%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (2.43%) OneDrive
10 5 (2.02%) Azure Service Fabric
10 5 (2.02%) Serverless
10 5 (2.02%) Slack
11 4 (1.62%) GitHub
12 3 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.21%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 3 (1.21%) Azure Service Bus
12 3 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.69%) DNS
2 14 (5.67%) SAN
3 11 (4.45%) Firewall
4 9 (3.64%) DHCP
5 7 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
5 7 (2.83%) SSL
6 6 (2.43%) VLAN
6 6 (2.43%) VPN
7 5 (2.02%) SNMP
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.21%) DKIM
8 3 (1.21%) DMARC
8 3 (1.21%) H.323
8 3 (1.21%) HTTP
8 3 (1.21%) LAN
8 3 (1.21%) WAN
8 3 (1.21%) Wireless
9 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.81%) VoIP
10 1 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 31 (12.55%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (4.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.43%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.02%) Power BI
7 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.62%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.62%) Snowflake Schema
9 3 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.21%) MySQL
9 3 (1.21%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.40%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.40%) OLAP
10 1 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 45 (18.22%) Jenkins
2 38 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 32 (12.96%) JUnit
3 32 (12.96%) Maven
4 15 (6.07%) GitLab
5 12 (4.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (4.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.24%) JIRA
7 8 (3.24%) Subversion
7 8 (3.24%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.02%) Postman
9 4 (1.62%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.21%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.21%) Selenium
10 3 (1.21%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.40%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (4.86%) Public Sector
2 10 (4.05%) Finance
3 6 (2.43%) Law
4 3 (1.21%) Marketing
5 2 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Games
6 1 (0.40%) Police
Job Titles
1 77 (31.17%) Developer
2 34 (13.77%) Senior Developer
3 30 (12.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 25 (10.12%) Software Engineer
5 22 (8.91%) Java Developer
6 20 (8.10%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.10%) Java Engineer
6 20 (8.10%) Java Software Engineer
7 19 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (7.69%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.88%) Azure Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) C# Developer
9 15 (6.07%) Senior Java Developer
10 14 (5.67%) Azure Developer
10 14 (5.67%) C# Software Developer
10 14 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
11 13 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
12 12 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (4.86%) Senior C# Software Developer
12 12 (4.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (17.41%) .NET
1 43 (17.41%) Spring
2 35 (14.17%) RESTful
3 34 (13.77%) Spring Boot
4 29 (11.74%) Web Services
5 20 (8.10%) .NET Core
6 19 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 17 (6.88%) CSS
8 16 (6.48%) HTML
9 9 (3.64%) .NET Framework
9 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET
9 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (3.24%) CSS3
10 8 (3.24%) Hibernate
10 8 (3.24%) HTML5
10 8 (3.24%) REST
11 6 (2.43%) XML
12 5 (2.02%) React
13 4 (1.62%) Entity Framework
13 4 (1.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.31%) Hybrid Cloud
2 16 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.45%) Cloud Native
4 8 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.62%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.21%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.81%) Blog
8 2 (0.81%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.81%) iPad
8 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) BYOD
9 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.96%) Windows
2 69 (27.94%) Linux
3 43 (17.41%) Windows Server
4 30 (12.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (9.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (8.10%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (3.64%) Windows 10
8 7 (2.83%) Windows 7
9 6 (2.43%) Android
9 6 (2.43%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.62%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.21%) CentOS
11 3 (1.21%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.40%) Unix
13 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (46.96%) DevOps
2 89 (36.03%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (19.84%) Microservices
4 47 (19.03%) OO
5 41 (16.60%) Software Engineering
6 36 (14.57%) OOP
7 33 (13.36%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 24 (9.72%) Configuration Management
10 18 (7.29%) Change Management
11 17 (6.88%) Software Delivery
12 16 (6.48%) Decision-Making
13 15 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (6.07%) ITSM
13 15 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (5.67%) Test Automation
15 13 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
16 12 (4.86%) Machine Learning
16 12 (4.86%) SDLC
17 11 (4.45%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 85 (34.41%) SQL
2 45 (18.22%) Java
3 40 (16.19%) JavaScript
4 38 (15.38%) C#
5 36 (14.57%) PowerShell
6 13 (5.26%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.64%) Python
8 3 (1.21%) Kotlin
8 3 (1.21%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.81%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.81%) Dart
10 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.40%) Perl
10 1 (0.40%) Ruby
10 1 (0.40%) Scala
10 1 (0.40%) sed
Qualifications
1 19 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) CCNA
3 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (1.62%) Degree
4 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.21%) ISEB
5 3 (1.21%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.81%) MCSE
7 1 (0.40%) CCNP
7 1 (0.40%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.40%) HND
7 1 (0.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (3.64%) SLA
2 8 (3.24%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) GDPR
3 2 (0.81%) NIST
3 2 (0.81%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 62 (25.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (13.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (6.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.02%) Docker
6 3 (1.21%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.21%) vSphere
6 3 (1.21%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (14.17%) Kubernetes
2 32 (12.96%) Terraform
3 19 (7.69%) SCCM
4 15 (6.07%) Ansible
5 14 (5.67%) Istio
5 14 (5.67%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (5.67%) Nagios
5 14 (5.67%) SCOM
6 6 (2.43%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.02%) Puppet
8 4 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.21%) Salt
10 2 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.40%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.40%) Packer
11 1 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (40.89%) Microsoft
2 40 (16.19%) VMware
3 37 (14.98%) Oracle
4 14 (5.67%) McAfee
4 14 (5.67%) SolarWinds
5 12 (4.86%) Citrix
6 10 (4.05%) Cisco
7 7 (2.83%) Informatica
8 6 (2.43%) Zerto
9 5 (2.02%) HP
9 5 (2.02%) Sybase
10 3 (1.21%) Avaya
10 3 (1.21%) Google
10 3 (1.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.21%) Veeam
11 2 (0.81%) CloudEndure
11 2 (0.81%) Databricks
11 2 (0.81%) Sun
12 1 (0.40%) Apple
12 1 (0.40%) Symantec