Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Azure 265 136 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 21.30% 19.71% 19.75%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.07% 50.56% 58.20%
Number of salaries quoted 224 126 137
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,000 £31,800
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £65,000 £52,188 £57,275
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 563 269 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 45.26% 38.99% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 451 241 249
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £57,275
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 25 October 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 25 October 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 0 214 £50,000 +11.11% 108
Durham +1 46 £35,000 -5.41% 21
Northumberland - 3 £72,500 - 4
Cleveland - 2 £42,500 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 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.

1 112 (42.26%) Microsoft
2 108 (40.75%) AWS
3 100 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (37.36%) DevOps
5 95 (35.85%) SQL
6 84 (31.70%) SQL Server
7 79 (29.81%) C#
8 75 (28.30%) .NET
9 73 (27.55%) Microservices
10 71 (26.79%) Linux
11 58 (21.89%) .NET Core
12 57 (21.51%) Jenkins
13 56 (21.13%) Software Engineering
14 55 (20.75%) Windows
15 54 (20.38%) OO
16 49 (18.49%) Java
16 49 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
17 46 (17.36%) RESTful
18 44 (16.60%) Active Directory
19 43 (16.23%) Oracle
19 43 (16.23%) JUnit
19 43 (16.23%) Spring
19 43 (16.23%) Mentoring
20 42 (15.85%) Spring Boot
21 41 (15.47%) Kubernetes
21 41 (15.47%) NoSQL
21 41 (15.47%) Maven
21 41 (15.47%) Scrum
21 41 (15.47%) OOP
22 40 (15.09%) JavaScript

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 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.64%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.51%) CMS
3 4 (1.51%) Kentico
3 4 (1.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (1.51%) Umbraco
4 2 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.51%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (40.75%) AWS
2 38 (14.34%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (10.19%) PaaS
4 24 (9.06%) Power Platform
5 22 (8.30%) IaaS
6 20 (7.55%) SaaS
7 18 (6.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (6.79%) GCP
8 9 (3.40%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
9 7 (2.64%) Matillion
9 7 (2.64%) Snowflake
10 5 (1.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 5 (1.89%) Serverless
11 4 (1.51%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (1.51%) Azure Sentinel
11 4 (1.51%) Slack
12 3 (1.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (1.13%) Azure Logic Apps
12 3 (1.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.42%) Firewall
2 15 (5.66%) DHCP
2 15 (5.66%) DNS
3 11 (4.15%) LAN
3 11 (4.15%) WAN
4 9 (3.40%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.02%) Skype
6 5 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.89%) Unified Communications
6 5 (1.89%) VPN
7 3 (1.13%) VLAN
7 3 (1.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.75%) Network Security
8 2 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.75%) VoIP
8 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.38%) Broadband
9 1 (0.38%) SMS
9 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (31.70%) SQL Server
2 41 (15.47%) NoSQL
3 24 (9.06%) Power BI
4 15 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.26%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.26%) Star Schema
9 4 (1.51%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.51%) Tableau
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (1.13%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.13%) OLAP
11 2 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.75%) QlikView
12 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.38%) OLTP
12 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.38%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 57 (21.51%) Jenkins
2 43 (16.23%) JUnit
3 41 (15.47%) Maven
4 27 (10.19%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.91%) Visual Studio Team System
6 9 (3.40%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.02%) GitLab
7 8 (3.02%) JIRA
7 8 (3.02%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (2.26%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.75%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.38%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.38%) Subversion
12 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (9.43%) Social Skills
2 21 (7.92%) Finance
3 16 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.53%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (1.13%) Legal
5 3 (1.13%) Local Government
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
6 2 (0.75%) Games
6 2 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (35.85%) Developer
2 35 (13.21%) Senior Developer
3 34 (12.83%) .NET Developer
3 34 (12.83%) Software Engineer
4 33 (12.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 29 (10.94%) C# Developer
6 25 (9.43%) Junior
7 24 (9.06%) Junior Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Angular Developer
8 23 (8.68%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (8.68%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Junior .NET Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Junior C# .NET Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Junior C# Developer
8 23 (8.68%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 22 (8.30%) Java Developer
9 22 (8.30%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (7.55%) Java Engineer
10 20 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.30%) .NET
2 58 (21.89%) .NET Core
3 46 (17.36%) RESTful
4 43 (16.23%) Spring
5 42 (15.85%) Spring Boot
6 27 (10.19%) HTML
7 26 (9.81%) AngularJS
8 24 (9.06%) Web Services
9 12 (4.53%) ARM Templates
10 9 (3.40%) REST
11 8 (3.02%) React
12 7 (2.64%) ASP.NET
13 5 (1.89%) .NET Framework
14 4 (1.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (1.51%) Blazor
14 4 (1.51%) Entity Framework
14 4 (1.51%) JSON
15 3 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 2 (0.75%) Node.js
16 2 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.81%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.91%) User Experience
2 13 (4.91%) Virtual Team
3 12 (4.53%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.53%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.26%) Tandem
7 5 (1.89%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.51%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.13%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.75%) Clustering
10 2 (0.75%) Legacy Code
10 2 (0.75%) NHS
10 2 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.75%) Wiki
11 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.38%) CMDB
11 1 (0.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.79%) Linux
2 55 (20.75%) Windows
3 28 (10.57%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.02%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (2.64%) Unix
7 6 (2.26%) Windows 10
8 4 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.75%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.74%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (37.36%) DevOps
3 73 (27.55%) Microservices
4 56 (21.13%) Software Engineering
5 54 (20.38%) OO
6 49 (18.49%) Problem-Solving
7 43 (16.23%) Mentoring
8 41 (15.47%) OOP
8 41 (15.47%) Scrum
9 35 (13.21%) Product Requirements
10 28 (10.57%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (9.43%) Full Stack Development
12 21 (7.92%) Infrastructure as Code
13 20 (7.55%) Project Management
14 18 (6.79%) TDD
15 16 (6.04%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.04%) Document Management
16 14 (5.28%) Configuration Management
16 14 (5.28%) Information Security
16 14 (5.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (35.85%) SQL
2 79 (29.81%) C#
3 49 (18.49%) Java
4 40 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 34 (12.83%) PowerShell
6 25 (9.43%) Python
7 12 (4.53%) Bash Shell
8 8 (3.02%) Perl
9 7 (2.64%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.26%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (1.89%) R
12 4 (1.51%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.13%) Ruby
14 2 (0.75%) PHP
15 1 (0.38%) C
15 1 (0.38%) C++
15 1 (0.38%) Go
15 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (6.42%) Security Cleared
2 16 (6.04%) Degree
2 16 (6.04%) SC Cleared
3 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.02%) MCSA
4 8 (3.02%) MCSE
5 4 (1.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.13%) CCNP
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.13%) MCITP
7 2 (0.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CISM
8 1 (0.38%) CISSP
8 1 (0.38%) GIAC
8 1 (0.38%) MCT
8 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.79%) QA
2 15 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.13%) GDPR
3 3 (1.13%) NIST
3 3 (1.13%) SLA
4 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.38%) SOC 2
5 1 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (16.60%) Active Directory
2 28 (10.57%) Docker
3 16 (6.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.64%) vSphere
6 6 (2.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.38%) LXC
7 1 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (15.47%) Kubernetes
2 26 (9.81%) Terraform
3 12 (4.53%) Puppet
4 10 (3.77%) Ansible
5 9 (3.40%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (2.64%) Packer
6 7 (2.64%) SCCM
6 7 (2.64%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (2.26%) CFEngine
8 5 (1.89%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.89%) WSUS
9 2 (0.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.75%) Istio
10 1 (0.38%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.38%) Grafana
10 1 (0.38%) PowerCLI
10 1 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.38%) SCOM
10 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 112 (42.26%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.23%) Oracle
3 29 (10.94%) VMware
4 12 (4.53%) Remedy
5 11 (4.15%) Citrix
6 5 (1.89%) New Relic
6 5 (1.89%) Veritas
7 4 (1.51%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.13%) Cisco
8 3 (1.13%) Google
8 3 (1.13%) HP
8 3 (1.13%) Nintex
8 3 (1.13%) Veeam
9 2 (0.75%) Apple
9 2 (0.75%) Databricks
9 2 (0.75%) Mitel
10 1 (0.38%) CommVault
10 1 (0.38%) Informatica
10 1 (0.38%) Intel
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat