Period
to

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 20 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 3 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing Azure 262 268 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 17.28% 23.76% 10.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.25% 57.14% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 234 245 91
10th Percentile £31,800 £30,600 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £34,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £58,438 £59,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 543 469 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 35.82% 41.58% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 447 427 275
10th Percentile £29,900 £27,300 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £52,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,050 £59,375 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.14% +3.26% +4.55%

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 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 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 -6 135 £52,500 +16.67% 70
Durham 0 60 £40,000 -11.11% 28
Cleveland - 58 £40,000 - 1
Northumberland -3 4 £70,000 +79.49% 9
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 128 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 113 (43.13%) Windows
3 105 (40.08%) ITIL
4 95 (36.26%) SQL
4 95 (36.26%) AWS
5 86 (32.82%) Computer Science
6 85 (32.44%) Degree
7 78 (29.77%) DevOps
8 76 (29.01%) .NET
9 75 (28.63%) SQL Server
10 74 (28.24%) CI/CD
11 69 (26.34%) Mathematics
12 67 (25.57%) Windows Server
13 64 (24.43%) C#
14 59 (22.52%) Migration
15 56 (21.37%) Jenkins
16 52 (19.85%) PowerShell
16 52 (19.85%) Kubernetes
16 52 (19.85%) Linux
17 49 (18.70%) Active Directory
17 49 (18.70%) Performance Tuning
18 48 (18.32%) Docker
19 46 (17.56%) Unix
20 45 (17.18%) Configuration Management
21 44 (16.79%) Ansible
22 43 (16.41%) Oracle
23 41 (15.65%) Agile
24 39 (14.89%) LAN
24 39 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 37 (14.12%) Proactive Monitoring

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 27 (10.31%) Apache
2 12 (4.58%) Umbraco
3 11 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.91%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.53%) IIS
5 4 (1.53%) nginx
6 3 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (9.16%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (8.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.53%) Magento
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (1.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 95 (36.26%) AWS
2 33 (12.60%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (10.31%) GitHub
4 26 (9.92%) GitHub Actions
5 21 (8.02%) Apigee
5 21 (8.02%) Power Platform
6 18 (6.87%) GCP
7 16 (6.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (4.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 12 (4.58%) Azure Data Factory
10 11 (4.20%) IaaS
10 11 (4.20%) SaaS
11 10 (3.82%) PaaS
12 6 (2.29%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 6 (2.29%) Mimecast
13 5 (1.91%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (1.53%) Azure Monitor
14 4 (1.53%) Azure Pipelines
14 4 (1.53%) BrowserStack
15 3 (1.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 39 (14.89%) LAN
2 26 (9.92%) DHCP
2 26 (9.92%) DNS
2 26 (9.92%) Firewall
3 20 (7.63%) TCP/IP
4 17 (6.49%) WAN
5 14 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (1.91%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (1.91%) Unified Communications
7 4 (1.53%) Skype
8 3 (1.15%) VPN
9 1 (0.38%) HTTP
9 1 (0.38%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) Network Security
9 1 (0.38%) Softphone
9 1 (0.38%) SSL
9 1 (0.38%) WAAS
9 1 (0.38%) Wireless
9 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (28.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (6.87%) Power BI
4 17 (6.49%) Oracle Database
4 17 (6.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 17 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (6.11%) Azure SQL Database
5 16 (6.11%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (6.11%) MySQL
5 16 (6.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (6.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 16 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (3.82%) Data Lake
7 9 (3.44%) Metadata
7 9 (3.44%) Tableau
8 8 (3.05%) Apache Hive
8 8 (3.05%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (3.05%) Hadoop
8 8 (3.05%) Presto
8 8 (3.05%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 56 (21.37%) Jenkins
2 24 (9.16%) Octopus Deploy
3 19 (7.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (2.67%) Bitbucket
4 7 (2.67%) JIRA
5 4 (1.53%) Codeception
5 4 (1.53%) Grunt
5 4 (1.53%) gulp
5 4 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.53%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.15%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.76%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.76%) GitLab
7 2 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 33 (12.60%) Social Skills
2 23 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.73%) Finance
4 10 (3.82%) Games
4 10 (3.82%) Retail
5 8 (3.05%) Law
6 6 (2.29%) Marketing
7 5 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.91%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (1.91%) Tech for Good
8 4 (1.53%) Automotive
9 3 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (0.76%) Advertising
10 2 (0.76%) Legal
10 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.76%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.38%) Back Office
11 1 (0.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.38%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 48 (18.32%) Developer
2 29 (11.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 27 (10.31%) Administrator
3 27 (10.31%) Analyst
3 27 (10.31%) DBA
4 21 (8.02%) Unix Scripter
5 20 (7.63%) SQL Analyst
6 19 (7.25%) Systems Analyst
7 18 (6.87%) .NET Developer
7 18 (6.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.87%) Unix Analyst
8 17 (6.49%) Software Developer
8 17 (6.49%) Software Engineer
9 16 (6.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 16 (6.11%) Oracle DBA
9 16 (6.11%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.34%) Data Engineer
10 14 (5.34%) VMWare Administrator
10 14 (5.34%) Wintel Administrator
10 14 (5.34%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (29.01%) .NET
2 30 (11.45%) .NET Core
3 28 (10.69%) AngularJS
4 26 (9.92%) React
5 25 (9.54%) HTML
5 25 (9.54%) Kafka
6 20 (7.63%) CSS
7 16 (6.11%) .NET Framework
7 16 (6.11%) Sass
8 12 (4.58%) Semantic HTML
9 11 (4.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (4.20%) Vue.js
10 6 (2.29%) ARM Templates
10 6 (2.29%) HTML5
10 6 (2.29%) Node.js
11 5 (1.91%) ASP.NET
11 5 (1.91%) jQuery
11 5 (1.91%) YAML
12 4 (1.53%) SOAP
12 4 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.87%) Public Cloud
2 16 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (4.20%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.20%) Replication
3 11 (4.20%) User Experience
4 8 (3.05%) Data Structures
5 7 (2.67%) Tandem
6 5 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.53%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.15%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) IoT
10 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.38%) Robotics
10 1 (0.38%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 113 (43.13%) Windows
2 67 (25.57%) Windows Server
3 52 (19.85%) Linux
4 46 (17.56%) Unix
5 21 (8.02%) AIX
6 20 (7.63%) Windows Server 2016
7 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (6.11%) Solaris
9 5 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (40.08%) ITIL
2 86 (32.82%) Computer Science
3 78 (29.77%) DevOps
4 74 (28.24%) CI/CD
5 69 (26.34%) Mathematics
6 59 (22.52%) Migration
7 49 (18.70%) Performance Tuning
8 45 (17.18%) Configuration Management
9 41 (15.65%) Agile
10 39 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 37 (14.12%) Proactive Monitoring
12 35 (13.36%) Scrum
13 33 (12.60%) Incident Management
14 32 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (11.45%) Microservices
16 29 (11.07%) Problem-Solving
17 28 (10.69%) Collaborative Working
17 28 (10.69%) Software Engineering
18 25 (9.54%) Infrastructure as Code
19 23 (8.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (36.26%) SQL
2 64 (24.43%) C#
3 52 (19.85%) PowerShell
4 34 (12.98%) Bash
5 30 (11.45%) JavaScript
6 26 (9.92%) Python
7 21 (8.02%) SAPscript
8 18 (6.87%) T-SQL
9 17 (6.49%) VB.NET
10 16 (6.11%) PL/SQL
11 14 (5.34%) Java
12 10 (3.82%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.67%) PHP
14 5 (1.91%) C++
14 5 (1.91%) Go
15 4 (1.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.76%) Perl
17 2 (0.76%) R
17 2 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 85 (32.44%) Degree
2 26 (9.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.29%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.76%) CCNP
4 2 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) MCSA
5 1 (0.38%) MCSE
5 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) ISO 9001
2 8 (3.05%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.05%) QA
3 5 (1.91%) Accessibility
4 4 (1.53%) SLA
5 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (18.70%) Active Directory
2 48 (18.32%) Docker
3 23 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (8.02%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 21 (8.02%) Hyper-V
5 19 (7.25%) vSphere
5 19 (7.25%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) Varnish
6 4 (1.53%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.38%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 52 (19.85%) Kubernetes
2 44 (16.79%) Ansible
3 24 (9.16%) Terraform
4 21 (8.02%) WSUS
5 14 (5.34%) NetBackup
6 11 (4.20%) Puppet
7 10 (3.82%) SCSM
7 10 (3.82%) SolarWinds Orion
8 9 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.53%) SCCM
10 2 (0.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.76%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 2 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
11 1 (0.38%) Grafana
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 1 (0.38%) SCOM
11 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.38%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 128 (48.85%) Microsoft
2 43 (16.41%) Oracle
3 31 (11.83%) SolarWinds
4 28 (10.69%) VMware
5 25 (9.54%) Citrix
6 21 (8.02%) SAP
7 16 (6.11%) Sun
8 14 (5.34%) Veritas
9 12 (4.58%) Databricks
10 7 (2.67%) Google
11 5 (1.91%) Adobe
12 4 (1.53%) Cisco
12 4 (1.53%) Mitel
12 4 (1.53%) New Relic
13 3 (1.15%) Civica
13 3 (1.15%) Northgate
13 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
14 2 (0.76%) Fortinet
14 2 (0.76%) Ivanti
14 2 (0.76%) ServiceNow