Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > North East
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 4 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +50
Permanent jobs citing Azure 217 172 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.09% 12.11% 8.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.36% 46.36% 45.11%
Number of salaries quoted 143 153 108
North East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% +5.71%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £60,800 £65,000 £58,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -

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 385 371 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.86% 26.13% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 264 310 211
North East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,725 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.16%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +9 152 £45,000 +5.88% 32
Durham +13 62 £45,750 -3.68% 19
Northumberland +1 1 £35,000 +16.67%
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 102 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 85 (39.17%) AWS
3 66 (30.41%) .NET
4 64 (29.49%) C#
4 64 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (29.03%) Windows
6 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
7 52 (23.96%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (23.04%) SQL
8 50 (23.04%) Software Engineering
9 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
10 47 (21.66%) Office 365
11 42 (19.35%) DevOps
12 41 (18.89%) PowerShell
13 40 (18.43%) Mentoring
14 39 (17.97%) Linux
14 39 (17.97%) ITIL
15 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
16 35 (16.13%) Coaching
17 29 (13.36%) ASP.NET
17 29 (13.36%) Python
18 27 (12.44%) .NET Framework
19 26 (11.98%) Degree
19 26 (11.98%) Microservices
20 25 (11.52%) .NET Core
21 24 (11.06%) QA
22 23 (10.60%) Azure Active Directory
23 22 (10.14%) Terraform
23 22 (10.14%) Analytics
24 21 (9.68%) 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 10 (4.61%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.15%) NServiceBus
3 7 (3.23%) IIS
4 5 (2.30%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.30%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.38%) JBoss
6 3 (1.38%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.92%) Apache
7 2 (0.92%) nginx
7 2 (0.92%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (6.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.84%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 85 (39.17%) AWS
2 47 (21.66%) Office 365
3 23 (10.60%) Azure Active Directory
4 20 (9.22%) GCP
5 17 (7.83%) Power Platform
6 16 (7.37%) Serverless
7 13 (5.99%) SaaS
8 12 (5.53%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (5.07%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (5.07%) Amazon S3
10 10 (4.61%) Amazon SQS
10 10 (4.61%) PaaS
11 5 (2.30%) IaaS
12 3 (1.38%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.38%) PowerApps
13 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
14 1 (0.46%) Trello
14 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.99%) Firewall
1 13 (5.99%) Skype
2 6 (2.76%) VPN
3 5 (2.30%) BGP
3 5 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (2.30%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (2.30%) EIGRP
3 5 (2.30%) IOS XR
3 5 (2.30%) LAN
3 5 (2.30%) OSPF
3 5 (2.30%) PBX
3 5 (2.30%) SNMP
3 5 (2.30%) TACACS
3 5 (2.30%) VoIP
3 5 (2.30%) VXLAN
3 5 (2.30%) WebEx
3 5 (2.30%) Wireless
4 4 (1.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.37%) MongoDB
3 14 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (6.45%) Power BI
4 12 (5.53%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.69%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (2.30%) Big Data
7 5 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.84%) DB2
8 4 (1.84%) MySQL
8 4 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
9 3 (1.38%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 16 (7.37%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.30%) Selenium
3 5 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (2.30%) WebDriver
4 4 (1.84%) JIRA
5 3 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.92%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.92%) GitLab
6 2 (0.92%) Maven
6 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.46%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.46%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.46%) Subversion
7 1 (0.46%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (4.61%) Finance
2 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (2.30%) Public Sector
4 2 (0.92%) Local Government
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 47 (21.66%) Developer
2 35 (16.13%) Software Engineer
3 33 (15.21%) Senior Software Engineer
4 31 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 27 (12.44%) Analyst
6 26 (11.98%) C# Developer
7 25 (11.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 21 (9.68%) Senior Developer
9 20 (9.22%) Architect
10 18 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (7.83%) Software Developer
12 15 (6.91%) Administrator
13 14 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
14 13 (5.99%) Azure Engineer
14 13 (5.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (5.99%) Senior Software Developer
15 12 (5.53%) C# Software Engineer
15 12 (5.53%) Systems Developer
16 11 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
16 11 (5.07%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (30.41%) .NET
2 29 (13.36%) ASP.NET
3 27 (12.44%) .NET Framework
4 25 (11.52%) .NET Core
5 19 (8.76%) HTML
5 19 (8.76%) Node.js
6 18 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (8.29%) CSS
7 15 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 11 (5.07%) AngularJS
9 11 (5.07%) Web Services
10 10 (4.61%) Redux
11 9 (4.15%) Angular 2
12 5 (2.30%) XML
13 4 (1.84%) HTML5
13 4 (1.84%) LDAP
14 3 (1.38%) Entity Framework
14 3 (1.38%) Middleware
14 3 (1.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (8.29%) Public Cloud
4 13 (5.99%) Driving Licence
5 10 (4.61%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.30%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.30%) User Experience
7 4 (1.84%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.84%) Tandem
8 3 (1.38%) Blog
8 3 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.92%) Podcast
10 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.46%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
10 1 (0.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (29.03%) Windows
2 39 (17.97%) Linux
3 19 (8.76%) Unix
4 18 (8.29%) Windows 10
5 12 (5.53%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.15%) CentOS
7 7 (3.23%) AIX
8 6 (2.76%) HPUX
9 5 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.84%) Android
10 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.92%) Solaris
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.46%) DC/OS
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.96%) Problem-Solving
3 50 (23.04%) Software Engineering
4 42 (19.35%) DevOps
5 40 (18.43%) Mentoring
6 39 (17.97%) ITIL
7 35 (16.13%) Coaching
8 26 (11.98%) Microservices
9 22 (10.14%) Analytics
10 21 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 20 (9.22%) Product Roadmap
12 19 (8.76%) Computer Science
12 19 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.76%) MVC
12 19 (8.76%) Problem Management
13 18 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 17 (7.83%) Business Intelligence
14 17 (7.83%) TDD
15 16 (7.37%) Scrum
16 15 (6.91%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 64 (29.49%) C#
2 53 (24.42%) JavaScript
3 50 (23.04%) SQL
4 41 (18.89%) PowerShell
5 29 (13.36%) Python
6 13 (5.99%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.61%) Java
8 9 (4.15%) Perl
9 8 (3.69%) Ruby
10 7 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.30%) C
12 3 (1.38%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.92%) Go
13 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.46%) PHP
14 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (11.98%) Degree
2 16 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (5.53%) MCSA
4 11 (5.07%) DBS Check
5 10 (4.61%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (3.23%) MCSE
7 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.30%) CCNP
8 5 (2.30%) CISSP
9 4 (1.84%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.46%) CCNA
10 1 (0.46%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.06%) QA
2 15 (6.91%) SLA
3 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 49 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.45%) Docker
3 13 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.92%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 2 (0.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.92%) XenApp
4 2 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.46%) RACF
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) Terraform
2 14 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.69%) Ansible
3 8 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.69%) Puppet
4 6 (2.76%) SCCM
5 5 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.92%) Mesos
8 2 (0.92%) Packer
9 1 (0.46%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 102 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.22%) Sage
3 19 (8.76%) VMware
4 15 (6.91%) Oracle
5 12 (5.53%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.07%) Cisco
6 11 (5.07%) SolarWinds
7 10 (4.61%) Google
8 7 (3.23%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.76%) Palo Alto
10 5 (2.30%) Symantec
11 4 (1.84%) Citrix
11 4 (1.84%) Nintex
12 3 (1.38%) Databricks
12 3 (1.38%) IBM
13 2 (0.92%) Alteryx
14 1 (0.46%) Dell
14 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
14 1 (0.46%) EMC
14 1 (0.46%) SAP