Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 25 60
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 +14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 210 110 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.99% 8.84% 4.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.30% 53.92% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 191 106 55
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £27,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 373 204 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.29% 16.39% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 312 191 129
North East median annual salary £44,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.43% -6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £22,563 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 +17 176 £45,000 +50.00% 33
Durham +1 30 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Northumberland 0 1 £47,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 134 (63.81%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (57.62%) Microsoft
3 104 (49.52%) .NET
4 97 (46.19%) C#
5 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (41.90%) SQL
7 82 (39.05%) ASP.NET
8 80 (38.10%) MVC
9 72 (34.29%) HTML
10 66 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 58 (27.62%) DevOps
13 56 (26.67%) HTML5
14 53 (25.24%) SQL Server
15 50 (23.81%) Windows
16 43 (20.48%) CSS
16 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
17 42 (20.00%) Linux
17 42 (20.00%) Software Engineering
18 41 (19.52%) Finance
19 39 (18.57%) Scrum
19 39 (18.57%) Xamarin
20 34 (16.19%) React
20 34 (16.19%) Windows Server
21 32 (15.24%) .NET Core
22 31 (14.76%) .NET Framework
22 31 (14.76%) Web Services
23 30 (14.29%) Angular 2
24 28 (13.33%) SaaS
24 28 (13.33%) MongoDB

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 (6.19%) MS Exchange
1 13 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.81%) IIS
2 8 (3.81%) nginx
2 8 (3.81%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.86%) CMS
3 6 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.95%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 134 (63.81%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (13.33%) SaaS
3 24 (11.43%) Office 365
4 21 (10.00%) IaaS
5 16 (7.62%) PaaS
6 10 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.43%) Datadog
8 3 (1.43%) G Suite
9 2 (0.95%) iPaaS
9 2 (0.95%) NuGet
10 1 (0.48%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.48%) Heroku
10 1 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.62%) DNS
2 14 (6.67%) SSL
3 12 (5.71%) Firewall
3 12 (5.71%) LAN
3 12 (5.71%) WAN
4 9 (4.29%) DHCP
5 7 (3.33%) SAN
6 5 (2.38%) VLAN
6 5 (2.38%) VPN
7 4 (1.90%) Skype
7 4 (1.90%) VoIP
8 3 (1.43%) NAS
8 3 (1.43%) SMS
8 3 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.43%) WLAN
9 1 (0.48%) HTTP
9 1 (0.48%) Internet
9 1 (0.48%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 28 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 24 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (10.95%) NoSQL
5 21 (10.00%) RavenDB
6 8 (3.81%) MySQL
7 6 (2.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.38%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.43%) Big Data
9 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.48%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.24%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.29%) JIRA
4 9 (4.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 8 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 6 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.43%) Ant
8 3 (1.43%) Maven
9 2 (0.95%) Subversion
General
1 41 (19.52%) Finance
2 27 (12.86%) Advertising
3 16 (7.62%) Marketing
4 10 (4.76%) Electronics
4 10 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.81%) Games
6 6 (2.86%) Automotive
7 3 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (25.71%) Developer
2 38 (18.10%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (15.71%) .NET Developer
4 22 (10.48%) Azure Engineer
5 19 (9.05%) Consultant
6 17 (8.10%) Infrastructure Manager
7 16 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 14 (6.67%) .NET Software Developer
9 14 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
9 14 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 14 (6.67%) Software Engineer
10 13 (6.19%) C# Developer
11 12 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 12 (5.71%) Linux Engineer
11 12 (5.71%) Project Manager
12 11 (5.24%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (5.24%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (49.52%) .NET
2 82 (39.05%) ASP.NET
3 72 (34.29%) HTML
4 66 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 60 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 56 (26.67%) HTML5
7 43 (20.48%) CSS
8 34 (16.19%) React
9 32 (15.24%) .NET Core
10 31 (14.76%) .NET Framework
10 31 (14.76%) Web Services
11 30 (14.29%) Angular 2
12 20 (9.52%) CSS3
12 20 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (8.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 14 (6.67%) jQuery
15 13 (6.19%) Node.js
16 12 (5.71%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.24%) CherryPy
18 7 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.71%) Fintech
3 8 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.38%) User Experience
6 4 (1.90%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.90%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.43%) Clustering
7 3 (1.43%) NHS
7 3 (1.43%) Replication
8 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.48%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (23.81%) Windows
2 42 (20.00%) Linux
3 34 (16.19%) Windows Server
4 11 (5.24%) Android
4 11 (5.24%) Apple iOS
5 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.38%) Unix
7 4 (1.90%) Debian
7 4 (1.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.48%) CentOS
9 1 (0.48%) Fedora
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (38.10%) MVC
3 58 (27.62%) DevOps
4 42 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 39 (18.57%) Scrum
6 25 (11.90%) SDLC
7 24 (11.43%) TDD
8 22 (10.48%) Business Intelligence
9 21 (10.00%) Configuration Management
9 21 (10.00%) Web Application Development
10 16 (7.62%) Coaching
10 16 (7.62%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (7.62%) ITIL
11 15 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.67%) CRM
12 14 (6.67%) Project Management
13 11 (5.24%) ERP
13 11 (5.24%) Project Planning
13 11 (5.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.24%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (46.19%) C#
2 88 (41.90%) SQL
3 43 (20.48%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.33%) Java
5 23 (10.95%) PowerShell
6 17 (8.10%) Python
7 12 (5.71%) VB.NET
8 11 (5.24%) VB
9 10 (4.76%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.81%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.81%) C++
10 8 (3.81%) Ruby
11 7 (3.33%) Perl
11 7 (3.33%) PHP
12 4 (1.90%) C
12 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (5.71%) Degree
3 3 (1.43%) MCSE
3 3 (1.43%) PMP
4 2 (0.95%) CCNA
4 2 (0.95%) CCNP
4 2 (0.95%) CISA
4 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.95%) CISSP
4 2 (0.95%) MCSA
4 2 (0.95%) MCSD
4 2 (0.95%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.48%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.57%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) GDPR
2 2 (0.95%) ISO 31000
2 2 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (10.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.81%) Docker
5 4 (1.90%) vSphere
6 3 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.95%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.95%) XenApp
7 2 (0.95%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) Puppet
2 14 (6.67%) Terraform
3 13 (6.19%) Ansible
4 12 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.24%) HAProxy
5 11 (5.24%) Kubernetes
6 8 (3.81%) Packer
7 6 (2.86%) Nagios
7 6 (2.86%) SCCM
8 3 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.43%) SCOM
9 2 (0.95%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.95%) QRadar
9 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.95%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 121 (57.62%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.57%) Xamarin
3 26 (12.38%) VMware
4 17 (8.10%) Cisco
4 17 (8.10%) Sitecore
5 12 (5.71%) Google
5 12 (5.71%) SAP
6 7 (3.33%) Meraki
7 6 (2.86%) Citrix
7 6 (2.86%) Splunk
8 5 (2.38%) Symantec
9 4 (1.90%) Capita
9 4 (1.90%) New Relic
10 3 (1.43%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.43%) EMC
10 3 (1.43%) Fortinet
10 3 (1.43%) Mitel
10 3 (1.43%) NetApp
11 2 (0.95%) Lotus
11 2 (0.95%) Oracle