Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 31 73
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 +15
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 214 88 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.71% 7.71% 3.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 56.02% 45.83% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 195 85 47
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £43,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 382 192 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.47% 16.81% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 324 175 145
North East median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £26,850
90th Percentile £64,925 £55,000 £52,300
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +21 178 £45,000 +50.00% 20
Durham +13 32 £47,500 +35.71% 18
Northumberland +10 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 130 (60.75%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (56.07%) Microsoft
3 98 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (45.33%) .NET
5 89 (41.59%) C#
6 83 (38.79%) SQL
7 81 (37.85%) DevOps
8 68 (31.78%) SQL Server
9 66 (30.84%) MVC
10 60 (28.04%) ASP.NET
11 59 (27.57%) Windows
11 59 (27.57%) HTML
12 56 (26.17%) JavaScript
12 56 (26.17%) Linux
13 53 (24.77%) AngularJS
14 51 (23.83%) Software Engineering
15 48 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
16 43 (20.09%) HTML5
17 42 (19.63%) Scrum
18 39 (18.22%) React
19 37 (17.29%) Windows Server
19 37 (17.29%) Web Services
20 35 (16.36%) .NET Framework
20 35 (16.36%) Jenkins
21 34 (15.89%) TDD
22 33 (15.42%) Java
22 33 (15.42%) .NET Core
23 31 (14.49%) Puppet
23 31 (14.49%) CSS
23 31 (14.49%) PowerShell

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 21 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.01%) IIS
3 9 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.21%) nginx
4 8 (3.74%) IBM Notes
4 8 (3.74%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.27%) CMS
5 7 (3.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.27%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.93%) Confluence
7 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.93%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (5.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 130 (60.75%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (12.15%) Office 365
3 23 (10.75%) SaaS
4 12 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (3.74%) Datadog
6 7 (3.27%) IaaS
7 6 (2.80%) NuGet
7 6 (2.80%) PaaS
8 4 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.93%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
11 1 (0.47%) Heroku
11 1 (0.47%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.47%) Route 53
11 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.94%) SSL
2 16 (7.48%) DNS
3 10 (4.67%) Firewall
4 8 (3.74%) SAN
5 5 (2.34%) DHCP
5 5 (2.34%) Internet
5 5 (2.34%) LAN
5 5 (2.34%) SMS
5 5 (2.34%) WAN
6 4 (1.87%) NAS
6 4 (1.87%) Skype
7 3 (1.40%) Network Security
7 3 (1.40%) VPN
8 2 (0.93%) VSAN
8 2 (0.93%) Wireless
8 2 (0.93%) WLAN
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.47%) Intranet
9 1 (0.47%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (31.78%) SQL Server
2 26 (12.15%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.28%) MongoDB
4 15 (7.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (4.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (4.67%) MySQL
5 10 (4.67%) RavenDB
5 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (2.34%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.87%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.87%) Power BI
12 3 (1.40%) Big Data
12 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.35%) Visual Studio
4 15 (7.01%) TeamCity
5 13 (6.07%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (5.14%) JIRA
7 9 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.27%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.27%) Maven
9 6 (2.80%) Subversion
10 5 (2.34%) Ant
11 4 (1.87%) Selenium
12 3 (1.40%) GitLab
13 2 (0.93%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.93%) Gatling
13 2 (0.93%) NeoLoad
14 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 1 (0.47%) Mocha
General
1 25 (11.68%) Advertising
2 22 (10.28%) Finance
3 8 (3.74%) Games
3 8 (3.74%) Marketing
4 6 (2.80%) Automotive
5 3 (1.40%) Electronics
5 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (27.10%) Developer
2 56 (26.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (13.55%) .NET Developer
4 19 (8.88%) C# Developer
4 19 (8.88%) Software Developer
5 18 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (7.48%) Azure Engineer
7 15 (7.01%) Consultant
7 15 (7.01%) Software Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Technical Leader
9 12 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Azure Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.61%) Senior DevOps
9 12 (5.61%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.14%) Architect
10 11 (5.14%) Azure DevOps
10 11 (5.14%) C# Software Developer
10 11 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (45.33%) .NET
2 60 (28.04%) ASP.NET
3 59 (27.57%) HTML
4 53 (24.77%) AngularJS
5 48 (22.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 43 (20.09%) HTML5
7 39 (18.22%) React
8 37 (17.29%) Web Services
9 35 (16.36%) .NET Framework
10 33 (15.42%) .NET Core
11 31 (14.49%) CSS
12 30 (14.02%) Angular 2
13 27 (12.62%) Node.js
14 16 (7.48%) CherryPy
14 16 (7.48%) Entity Framework
14 16 (7.48%) jQuery
15 14 (6.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 12 (5.61%) XML
17 10 (4.67%) JSON
18 8 (3.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.80%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.80%) Private Cloud
3 6 (2.80%) Public Cloud
4 5 (2.34%) User Experience
5 4 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.40%) Clustering
6 3 (1.40%) NHS
6 3 (1.40%) Replication
6 3 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.93%) Fintech
7 2 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.93%) PKI
8 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.47%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (27.57%) Windows
2 56 (26.17%) Linux
3 37 (17.29%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.67%) Unix
5 9 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.27%) Ubuntu
8 6 (2.80%) Debian
8 6 (2.80%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.87%) Android
10 3 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.40%) CentOS
11 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.93%) VMS
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.47%) Fedora
12 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (37.85%) DevOps
3 66 (30.84%) MVC
4 51 (23.83%) Software Engineering
5 42 (19.63%) Scrum
6 34 (15.89%) TDD
7 28 (13.08%) SDLC
8 26 (12.15%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (11.68%) Configuration Management
10 22 (10.28%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (9.81%) Coaching
12 20 (9.35%) Mentoring
13 18 (8.41%) Test Automation
14 17 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 16 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
16 15 (7.01%) BDD
17 13 (6.07%) Collaborative Working
18 12 (5.61%) CRM
18 12 (5.61%) Microservices
18 12 (5.61%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 89 (41.59%) C#
2 83 (38.79%) SQL
3 56 (26.17%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.42%) Java
5 31 (14.49%) PowerShell
6 30 (14.02%) Python
7 21 (9.81%) Bash Shell
8 19 (8.88%) PHP
9 18 (8.41%) C++
9 18 (8.41%) Ruby
10 13 (6.07%) Perl
11 10 (4.67%) C
11 10 (4.67%) Shell Script
12 8 (3.74%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.87%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.93%) Jython
14 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.47%) ES6
15 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (5.61%) Degree
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.93%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.93%) CISA
3 2 (0.93%) CISSP
3 2 (0.93%) MCSD
3 2 (0.93%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.47%) CITP
4 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.14%) QA
2 5 (2.34%) GCP
2 5 (2.34%) GDPR
3 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.93%) ISO 31000
4 2 (0.93%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.93%) SLA
5 1 (0.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 26 (12.15%) Docker
2 24 (11.21%) Active Directory
3 16 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.87%) vSphere
5 3 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.93%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.93%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (14.49%) Puppet
2 29 (13.55%) Ansible
3 25 (11.68%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (11.21%) Kubernetes
5 22 (10.28%) Terraform
6 14 (6.54%) Packer
7 11 (5.14%) HAProxy
8 10 (4.67%) Nagios
9 7 (3.27%) SCCM
10 4 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.87%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.40%) Consul
11 3 (1.40%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (1.40%) SCOM
12 2 (0.93%) Grafana
12 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
12 2 (0.93%) QRadar
12 2 (0.93%) Rancher
12 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 120 (56.07%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.08%) VMware
2 28 (13.08%) Xamarin
3 14 (6.54%) Cisco
4 11 (5.14%) Google
4 11 (5.14%) Splunk
5 10 (4.67%) Sitecore
6 9 (4.21%) New Relic
7 8 (3.74%) Lotus
8 5 (2.34%) Capita
8 5 (2.34%) Nintex
8 5 (2.34%) SAP
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle
9 4 (1.87%) Symantec
10 3 (1.40%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.40%) Citrix
10 3 (1.40%) EMC
10 3 (1.40%) Juniper
10 3 (1.40%) NetApp
10 3 (1.40%) Red Hat