Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 8 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Azure 125 205 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 14.90% 16.27% 12.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.58% 54.23% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 106 140 205
Median annual salary £43,000 £43,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.58% -3.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £29,300
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 308 378 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 36.71% 30.00% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 243 255 353
Median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% -4.55% +25.71%
10th Percentile £24,050 £27,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 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
Tyne and Wear +3 102 £45,000 - 28
Durham -10 19 £36,250 -8.23% 9
Northumberland - 1 £35,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 North East region with a requirement for Azure.

1 56 (44.80%) AWS
2 54 (43.20%) DevOps
3 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
4 34 (27.20%) Windows
5 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
5 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (21.60%) .NET
6 27 (21.60%) SQL
7 25 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 22 (17.60%) C#
9 21 (16.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
11 19 (15.20%) VMware
11 19 (15.20%) Office 365
12 18 (14.40%) Terraform
12 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
14 16 (12.80%) PowerShell
14 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
15 15 (12.00%) SDLC
15 15 (12.00%) GCP
16 14 (11.20%) Ansible
16 14 (11.20%) SaaS
17 13 (10.40%) Puppet
17 13 (10.40%) CCNA
17 13 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (10.40%) HTML
17 13 (10.40%) Linux
17 13 (10.40%) Windows Server

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 6 (4.80%) CMS
2 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.20%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.80%) Apache
5 1 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.80%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.80%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.80%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 56 (44.80%) AWS
2 19 (15.20%) Office 365
3 15 (12.00%) GCP
4 14 (11.20%) SaaS
5 12 (9.60%) IaaS
6 11 (8.80%) PaaS
7 6 (4.80%) Power Platform
8 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (2.40%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (2.40%) Serverless
10 2 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.60%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.60%) Slack
10 2 (1.60%) Trello
11 1 (0.80%) BlazeMeter
11 1 (0.80%) BrowserStack
11 1 (0.80%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.80%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) DNS
1 12 (9.60%) Firewall
2 10 (8.00%) DHCP
3 8 (6.40%) NetScaler
3 8 (6.40%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.80%) LAN
4 6 (4.80%) WAN
5 4 (3.20%) VPN
6 3 (2.40%) SSL
7 2 (1.60%) Broadband
7 2 (1.60%) SAN
8 1 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.80%) Power BI
4 6 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.20%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.20%) MySQL
6 3 (2.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.80%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.80%) Big Data
8 1 (0.80%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.80%) QlikView
8 1 (0.80%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 17 (13.60%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.00%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.00%) GoCD
4 5 (4.00%) JIRA
4 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) GitLab
6 1 (0.80%) JMeter
6 1 (0.80%) Postman
General
1 11 (8.80%) Finance
2 3 (2.40%) Public Sector
3 2 (1.60%) Front Office
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (22.40%) Developer
2 23 (18.40%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (9.60%) Administrator
4 12 (9.60%) Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) .NET Developer
6 6 (4.80%) Consultant
6 6 (4.80%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Azure Administrator
7 5 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Release Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Release Train Engineer
7 5 (4.00%) Technical Administrator
7 5 (4.00%) Test Analyst
8 4 (3.20%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) IT Engineer
8 4 (3.20%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (3.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.60%) .NET
2 13 (10.40%) HTML
3 12 (9.60%) CSS
4 11 (8.80%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.00%) jQuery
6 9 (7.20%) .NET Core
7 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
8 7 (5.60%) Node.js
9 6 (4.80%) RESTful
10 5 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.00%) Entity Framework
11 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.20%) CakePHP
11 4 (3.20%) JSON
12 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.40%) CherryPy
12 3 (2.40%) HTML5
12 3 (2.40%) Middleware
12 3 (2.40%) Web Services
13 2 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) Public Cloud
2 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (1.60%) Wiki
6 1 (0.80%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.80%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.80%) Clustering
6 1 (0.80%) Kindle
6 1 (0.80%) Life Science
6 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (27.20%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.80%) Unix
6 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (43.20%) DevOps
2 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (16.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 16 (12.80%) Software Engineering
5 15 (12.00%) SDLC
6 12 (9.60%) Mentoring
6 12 (9.60%) Migration
6 12 (9.60%) Scrum
7 11 (8.80%) MVC
7 11 (8.80%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 9 (7.20%) CRM
9 9 (7.20%) Project Management
10 8 (6.40%) Capacity Management
10 8 (6.40%) Wealth Management
11 7 (5.60%) Data Architecture
11 7 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (5.60%) Proactive Maintenance
12 6 (4.80%) ETL
12 6 (4.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.60%) SQL
2 22 (17.60%) C#
3 20 (16.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (12.80%) PowerShell
5 12 (9.60%) Python
6 7 (5.60%) PHP
7 5 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.40%) Java
8 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.80%) R
9 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.80%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.40%) CCNA
2 13 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (6.40%) MCSA
4 6 (4.80%) CCA
4 6 (4.80%) MCSE
5 5 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.60%) APMP
6 2 (1.60%) Degree
6 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.80%) ISEB
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
1 3 (2.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.20%) Docker
4 7 (5.60%) vSphere
5 6 (4.80%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.80%) XenApp
8 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (14.40%) Terraform
2 14 (11.20%) Ansible
3 13 (10.40%) Puppet
4 10 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 8 (6.40%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.00%) Rundeck
7 3 (2.40%) SCCM
8 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.60%) Nagios
8 2 (1.60%) Packer
8 2 (1.60%) SCOM
9 1 (0.80%) Istio
9 1 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.20%) VMware
3 10 (8.00%) Citrix
4 5 (4.00%) ServiceNow
5 4 (3.20%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco
6 2 (1.60%) Google
6 2 (1.60%) Meraki
6 2 (1.60%) Remedy
6 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
6 2 (1.60%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.80%) Dell
7 1 (0.80%) Informatica
7 1 (0.80%) McAfee
7 1 (0.80%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.80%) Tableau