Period
to 19 September 2019

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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 14 31
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 +41
Permanent jobs citing Azure 229 186 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.13% 12.47% 7.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.40% 47.21% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 131 171 81
North East median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 406 394 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.92% 26.43% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 251 334 176
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.57% +0.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,825 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £64,000 £55,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the North East.

Salary trend for Azure in the North East

Azure
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the North East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

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 19 September 2019. 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 +7 155 £43,500 +2.35% 26
Durham +14 72 £42,000 -13.85% 11
Northumberland +1 1 £35,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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.

1 108 (47.16%) Microsoft
2 96 (41.92%) AWS
3 78 (34.06%) Windows
4 63 (27.51%) C#
4 63 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (26.20%) .NET
6 56 (24.45%) SQL
6 56 (24.45%) Linux
7 55 (24.02%) Software Engineering
8 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
8 53 (23.14%) Active Directory
9 49 (21.40%) JavaScript
10 47 (20.52%) DevOps
11 46 (20.09%) PowerShell
11 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
12 45 (19.65%) Office 365
13 44 (19.21%) ITIL
14 42 (18.34%) Degree
15 39 (17.03%) Python
16 38 (16.59%) Unix
17 36 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 34 (14.85%) Mentoring
19 33 (14.41%) Oracle
20 31 (13.54%) Terraform
21 30 (13.10%) Computer Science
21 30 (13.10%) QA
22 28 (12.23%) .NET Framework
22 28 (12.23%) Coaching
23 27 (11.79%) Test Automation
24 26 (11.35%) Enterprise Software

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 15 (6.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.68%) Skype for Business
3 12 (5.24%) NServiceBus
4 9 (3.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.06%) IIS
6 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.31%) CMS
8 2 (0.87%) Apache
8 2 (0.87%) nginx
8 2 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.87%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (4.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 96 (41.92%) AWS
2 45 (19.65%) Office 365
3 21 (9.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (7.42%) PaaS
5 16 (6.99%) GCP
6 15 (6.55%) Power Platform
7 14 (6.11%) Serverless
8 13 (5.68%) SaaS
9 11 (4.80%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (4.37%) Amazon S3
10 10 (4.37%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (4.37%) IaaS
11 7 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.31%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.87%) Datadog
14 2 (0.87%) iPaaS
15 1 (0.44%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.35%) Firewall
2 16 (6.99%) Skype
3 12 (5.24%) LAN
4 8 (3.49%) SAN
5 7 (3.06%) VPN
6 6 (2.62%) BGP
6 6 (2.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (2.62%) OSPF
7 5 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.18%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (2.18%) Cisco ISE
7 5 (2.18%) EIGRP
7 5 (2.18%) IOS XR
7 5 (2.18%) PBX
7 5 (2.18%) SNMP
7 5 (2.18%) TACACS
7 5 (2.18%) VoIP
7 5 (2.18%) VXLAN
7 5 (2.18%) WebEx
7 5 (2.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.11%) MongoDB
4 12 (5.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (5.24%) Power BI
5 11 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.93%) Big Data
7 7 (3.06%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (3.06%) Data Lake
8 6 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.75%) DB2
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (1.31%) MySQL
11 3 (1.31%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.87%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 12 (5.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.06%) Selenium
3 7 (3.06%) WebDriver
4 5 (2.18%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.31%) JIRA
5 3 (1.31%) Maven
5 3 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.31%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.87%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.44%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.44%) Gradle
7 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.44%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.44%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (4.37%) Finance
2 6 (2.62%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 43 (18.78%) Analyst
2 40 (17.47%) Software Engineer
3 38 (16.59%) Developer
4 37 (16.16%) Senior Software Engineer
5 28 (12.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 23 (10.04%) .NET Developer
7 21 (9.17%) Senior Developer
8 20 (8.73%) Software Developer
9 19 (8.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 19 (8.30%) C# Developer
10 18 (7.86%) Architect
10 18 (7.86%) Azure Engineer
11 17 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (7.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 16 (6.99%) Senior Software Developer
13 15 (6.55%) .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (6.55%) Azure Software Engineer
13 15 (6.55%) C# Software Engineer
13 15 (6.55%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
13 15 (6.55%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.20%) .NET
2 28 (12.23%) .NET Framework
3 18 (7.86%) .NET Core
3 18 (7.86%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.99%) Node.js
5 12 (5.24%) Angular 2
6 10 (4.37%) Redux
6 10 (4.37%) Web Services
7 9 (3.93%) CSS
7 9 (3.93%) HTML
8 8 (3.49%) AngularJS
8 8 (3.49%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 5 (2.18%) XML
10 4 (1.75%) LDAP
11 2 (0.87%) JMS
11 2 (0.87%) jQuery
11 2 (0.87%) LAMP
11 2 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.35%) Analytical Skills
1 26 (11.35%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (6.11%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.11%) Public Cloud
3 7 (3.06%) Analytical Mindset
3 7 (3.06%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.06%) User Experience
4 6 (2.62%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (2.62%) Podcast
4 6 (2.62%) Tandem
5 5 (2.18%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.31%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.87%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Blog
9 1 (0.44%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.44%) CMDB
9 1 (0.44%) iPad
9 1 (0.44%) NHS
9 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 78 (34.06%) Windows
2 56 (24.45%) Linux
3 38 (16.59%) Unix
4 20 (8.73%) AIX
5 17 (7.42%) Windows 10
5 17 (7.42%) Windows Server
6 15 (6.55%) CentOS
7 14 (6.11%) HPUX
8 11 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.49%) Solaris
10 5 (2.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.31%) Android
11 3 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.44%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.44%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.44%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.02%) Software Engineering
3 47 (20.52%) DevOps
4 46 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (19.21%) ITIL
6 36 (15.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (14.85%) Mentoring
8 30 (13.10%) Computer Science
9 28 (12.23%) Coaching
10 27 (11.79%) Test Automation
11 24 (10.48%) Scrum
12 21 (9.17%) Microservices
12 21 (9.17%) Product Roadmap
13 20 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (8.73%) Problem Management
13 20 (8.73%) Project Management
14 19 (8.30%) Analytics
14 19 (8.30%) Performance Tuning
15 17 (7.42%) TDD
16 16 (6.99%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 63 (27.51%) C#
2 56 (24.45%) SQL
3 49 (21.40%) JavaScript
4 46 (20.09%) PowerShell
5 39 (17.03%) Python
6 19 (8.30%) Perl
7 16 (6.99%) TypeScript
8 14 (6.11%) Java
9 13 (5.68%) Bash Shell
10 12 (5.24%) Ruby
11 7 (3.06%) C
12 2 (0.87%) C++
12 2 (0.87%) Go
12 2 (0.87%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.44%) Scala
13 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (18.34%) Degree
2 22 (9.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (8.73%) MCSA
4 12 (5.24%) MCSE
5 10 (4.37%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (3.06%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.06%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.18%) AWS Certification
7 5 (2.18%) CCNP
7 5 (2.18%) CISSP
7 5 (2.18%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.87%) CITP
9 2 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.87%) MCSD
9 2 (0.87%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNA
10 1 (0.44%) CCSP
10 1 (0.44%) CHFI
10 1 (0.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.10%) QA
2 19 (8.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.87%) GDPR
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (23.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.48%) Docker
3 18 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (0.87%) vSphere
5 2 (0.87%) XenApp
5 2 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (13.54%) Terraform
2 24 (10.48%) Kubernetes
3 21 (9.17%) Ansible
4 9 (3.93%) Puppet
4 9 (3.93%) SCCM
5 8 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.75%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.75%) Packer
8 3 (1.31%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.87%) Mesos
9 2 (0.87%) Nagios
9 2 (0.87%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.87%) SCOM
10 1 (0.44%) Forum Sentry
10 1 (0.44%) Nessus
10 1 (0.44%) Nmap
10 1 (0.44%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 108 (47.16%) Microsoft
2 33 (14.41%) Oracle
3 24 (10.48%) VMware
4 20 (8.73%) Sage
5 19 (8.30%) SolarWinds
6 15 (6.55%) Red Hat
7 11 (4.80%) Cisco
8 7 (3.06%) Databricks
8 7 (3.06%) Palo Alto
9 5 (2.18%) Google
9 5 (2.18%) Symantec
10 4 (1.75%) Citrix
10 4 (1.75%) Nintex
10 4 (1.75%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.31%) Kofax
11 3 (1.31%) SAP
11 3 (1.31%) Splunk
12 2 (0.87%) Alteryx
12 2 (0.87%) Infor
12 2 (0.87%) Salesforce.com