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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / North East
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 57 70
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 61 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.68% 3.28% 2.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 59.22% 32.10% 40.43%
Number of salaries quoted 59 25 19
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,305 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £64,000 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 103 81 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 18.04% 10.23% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 100 78 26
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +37 35 £29,750 -15.00% 5
Durham +9 19 £35,000 +13.77%
Northumberland - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 61 (57.01%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (49.53%) .NET
3 52 (48.60%) SQL Server
3 52 (48.60%) Microsoft
4 49 (45.79%) C#
5 47 (43.93%) Windows
6 40 (37.38%) MVC
7 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
8 38 (35.51%) AngularJS
9 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET
9 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
10 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 32 (29.91%) SQL
12 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
12 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
13 26 (24.30%) Entity Framework
14 25 (23.36%) Office 365
14 25 (23.36%) DevOps
14 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
15 24 (22.43%) VMware
15 24 (22.43%) TDD
15 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 23 (21.50%) WCF
16 23 (21.50%) Web Development
16 23 (21.50%) HTML
16 23 (21.50%) Linux
17 22 (20.56%) Google
17 22 (20.56%) Kanban
18 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (19.63%) TeamCity

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 19 (17.76%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (14.02%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (7.48%) Apache Spark
5 6 (5.61%) Apache
5 6 (5.61%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.67%) CMS
6 5 (4.67%) nginx
6 5 (4.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (3.74%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.74%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.87%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.93%) Confluence
9 1 (0.93%) IIS
9 1 (0.93%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 61 (57.01%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (23.36%) Office 365
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.61%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.61%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (5.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (4.67%) Route 53
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (2.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 3 (2.80%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.80%) PaaS
6 2 (1.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) DNS
2 16 (14.95%) Firewall
3 11 (10.28%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.35%) SAN
5 9 (8.41%) DHCP
6 7 (6.54%) SMTP
6 7 (6.54%) VPN
7 5 (4.67%) DMZ
7 5 (4.67%) VLAN
8 4 (3.74%) Skype
8 4 (3.74%) SSL
8 4 (3.74%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (48.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (28.04%) MongoDB
3 21 (19.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 12 (11.21%) Amazon RDS
5 11 (10.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
7 7 (6.54%) NoSQL
8 6 (5.61%) MySQL
9 4 (3.74%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) TeamCity
2 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.93%) JIRA
7 1 (0.93%) MSTest
7 1 (0.93%) NUnit
7 1 (0.93%) Subversion
7 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (17.76%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Advertising
3 4 (3.74%) Automotive
3 4 (3.74%) Finance
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Developer
2 36 (33.64%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.50%) Graduate
4 21 (19.63%) Junior
4 21 (19.63%) Junior Developer
5 20 (18.69%) Junior .NET Developer
6 19 (17.76%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 19 (17.76%) Graduate Developer
7 14 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) DevOps Specialist
9 9 (8.41%) Angular Developer
9 9 (8.41%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (7.48%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 8 (7.48%) Team Leader
11 7 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (49.53%) .NET
2 38 (35.51%) AngularJS
3 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET
4 33 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 30 (28.04%) .NET Framework
6 26 (24.30%) Entity Framework
7 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (21.50%) HTML
8 23 (21.50%) WCF
9 20 (18.69%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (17.76%) MSMQ
10 19 (17.76%) RESTful
10 19 (17.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (17.76%) WPF
11 15 (14.02%) CSS
11 15 (14.02%) Web Services
12 10 (9.35%) HTML5
13 9 (8.41%) Node.js
14 8 (7.48%) Angular 2
14 8 (7.48%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.48%) Replication
3 7 (6.54%) Clustering
4 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.80%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (43.93%) Windows
2 36 (33.64%) Windows Server
3 23 (21.50%) Linux
4 18 (16.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (12.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (5.61%) CentOS
6 6 (5.61%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.67%) Unix
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (37.38%) MVC
2 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (23.36%) DevOps
4 24 (22.43%) TDD
5 23 (21.50%) Web Development
6 22 (20.56%) Kanban
7 20 (18.69%) BDD
8 19 (17.76%) Dependency Injection
8 19 (17.76%) Multithreading
8 19 (17.76%) Web Application Development
9 15 (14.02%) ITIL
10 11 (10.28%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (10.28%) Presales
11 10 (9.35%) Scrum
12 9 (8.41%) Machine Learning
13 8 (7.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (6.54%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 7 (6.54%) Malware Detection/Protection
14 7 (6.54%) Migration
14 7 (6.54%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.79%) C#
2 32 (29.91%) SQL
3 19 (17.76%) F#
3 19 (17.76%) Ruby
4 14 (13.08%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.21%) PHP
6 11 (10.28%) VB
6 11 (10.28%) VB6
7 8 (7.48%) R
8 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.74%) Java
11 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.87%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.87%) Go
12 2 (1.87%) Perl
12 2 (1.87%) Python
12 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.02%) Degree
2 9 (8.41%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.74%) MCSA
5 2 (1.87%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) QA
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (23.36%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) Docker
5 1 (0.93%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.93%) vSphere
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (17.76%) Kibana
2 5 (4.67%) Backup Exec
2 5 (4.67%) HAProxy
2 5 (4.67%) SCCM
3 4 (3.74%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.93%) Ansible
5 1 (0.93%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (48.60%) Microsoft
2 24 (22.43%) VMware
3 22 (20.56%) Google
4 12 (11.21%) Citrix
5 8 (7.48%) Cisco
6 5 (4.67%) arcserve
6 5 (4.67%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.67%) Sophos
6 5 (4.67%) Symantec
7 1 (0.93%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (0.93%) WSO2
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