Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 69 93
Rank change year-on-year +45 +24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 113 44 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 8.26% 2.95% 1.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.09% 28.39% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 114 41 27
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% -6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £59,250 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Microsoft 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 235 155 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.18% 10.38% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 207 129 83
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +13.91%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,700 £27,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the North East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the North East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the North East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +53 81 £37,500 - 13
Durham +1 29 £35,000 +13.77% 6
Northumberland - 1 £32,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 64 (56.64%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
3 50 (44.25%) Windows
4 43 (38.05%) SQL Server
4 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
5 36 (31.86%) SQL
5 36 (31.86%) .NET
5 36 (31.86%) C#
6 35 (30.97%) HTML
7 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
7 34 (30.09%) Office 365
8 32 (28.32%) CSS
9 30 (26.55%) Linux
9 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (25.66%) VMware
10 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (25.66%) HTML5
10 29 (25.66%) MongoDB
11 27 (23.89%) DevOps
11 27 (23.89%) Scrum
11 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET
12 25 (22.12%) ITIL
12 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (20.35%) MVC
14 22 (19.47%) Web Services
15 21 (18.58%) Active Directory
16 19 (16.81%) Hyper-V
16 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
17 18 (15.93%) Citrix
18 17 (15.04%) NoSQL

Microsoft 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 13 (11.50%) MS Exchange
1 13 (11.50%) nginx
2 9 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.31%) CMS
5 5 (4.42%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (3.54%) Umbraco
7 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.77%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 64 (56.64%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (30.09%) Office 365
3 9 (7.96%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (7.96%) IaaS
4 8 (7.08%) PaaS
4 8 (7.08%) SaaS
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.54%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.88%) Datadog
7 1 (0.88%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.27%) Firewall
2 14 (12.39%) SSL
3 13 (11.50%) DNS
4 11 (9.73%) DHCP
4 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.08%) LAN
5 8 (7.08%) SMTP
5 8 (7.08%) VLAN
5 8 (7.08%) WAN
5 8 (7.08%) WLAN
6 7 (6.19%) VPN
7 6 (5.31%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (5.31%) SAN
8 4 (3.54%) NAS
8 4 (3.54%) VoIP
9 3 (2.65%) DMZ
9 3 (2.65%) Skype
10 1 (0.88%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (38.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (25.66%) MongoDB
3 17 (15.04%) NoSQL
4 12 (10.62%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (7.08%) RavenDB
6 7 (6.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.54%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.54%) MySQL
9 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.77%) Big Data
11 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.88%) QlikView
12 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.54%) Hudson
3 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.54%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.65%) Subversion
5 2 (1.77%) MSTest
5 2 (1.77%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.88%) Mocha
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 15 (13.27%) Automotive
2 12 (10.62%) Advertising
3 9 (7.96%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Finance
5 2 (1.77%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (29.20%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.27%) .NET Software Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) Project Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.54%) Administrator
11 4 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.54%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.86%) .NET
2 35 (30.97%) HTML
3 32 (28.32%) CSS
4 29 (25.66%) HTML5
5 27 (23.89%) ASP.NET
6 22 (19.47%) Web Services
7 19 (16.81%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.16%) Node.js
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (11.50%) CherryPy
11 12 (10.62%) .NET Framework
12 11 (9.73%) Entity Framework
12 11 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 8 (7.08%) CSS3
13 8 (7.08%) WAP
14 6 (5.31%) jQuery
14 6 (5.31%) React
14 6 (5.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) Public Cloud
2 10 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Clustering
5 4 (3.54%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.77%) iSeries
8 1 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (44.25%) Windows
2 43 (38.05%) Windows Server
3 30 (26.55%) Linux
4 29 (25.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.65%) CentOS
6 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.77%) Unix
8 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (23.89%) DevOps
2 27 (23.89%) Scrum
3 25 (22.12%) ITIL
4 23 (20.35%) MVC
5 15 (13.27%) TDD
6 12 (10.62%) SDLC
7 10 (8.85%) Coaching
8 9 (7.96%) CRM
8 9 (7.96%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.96%) Web Application Development
9 8 (7.08%) BDD
9 8 (7.08%) Microservices
9 8 (7.08%) Test Automation
10 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (6.19%) OO
10 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.19%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.19%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.31%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) C#
1 36 (31.86%) SQL
2 34 (30.09%) JavaScript
3 16 (14.16%) PowerShell
4 10 (8.85%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.96%) Java
5 9 (7.96%) Python
6 8 (7.08%) PHP
7 6 (5.31%) Ruby
8 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.77%) Perl
9 2 (1.77%) RPG
9 2 (1.77%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.88%) C
10 1 (0.88%) C++
10 1 (0.88%) F#
10 1 (0.88%) Go
10 1 (0.88%) XPath
10 1 (0.88%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (14.16%) Degree
2 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.54%) AWS Certification
3 4 (3.54%) MCSA
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 2 (1.77%) CCNA
5 2 (1.77%) CCNP
5 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) SLA
3 2 (1.77%) GDPR
3 2 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (22.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.58%) Active Directory
3 19 (16.81%) Hyper-V
4 14 (12.39%) XenApp
5 8 (7.08%) DFS Replication
6 7 (6.19%) vSphere
7 5 (4.42%) Docker
8 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) HAProxy
2 8 (7.08%) Backup Exec
2 8 (7.08%) WSUS
3 6 (5.31%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.31%) Puppet
3 6 (5.31%) Terraform
4 5 (4.42%) Ansible
4 5 (4.42%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.42%) Packer
5 4 (3.54%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.65%) Nagios
7 2 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.77%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.88%) Kibana
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.88%) SCCM
8 1 (0.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (55.75%) Microsoft
2 29 (25.66%) VMware
3 18 (15.93%) Citrix
4 15 (13.27%) Cisco
5 6 (5.31%) arcserve
5 6 (5.31%) CA
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle
5 6 (5.31%) Sitecore
5 6 (5.31%) Sophos
5 6 (5.31%) Symantec
5 6 (5.31%) Veeam
5 6 (5.31%) Veritas
6 4 (3.54%) Google
7 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.77%) IBM
8 2 (1.77%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.77%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.88%) Meraki
9 1 (0.88%) New Relic
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk