Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 41 71
Rank change year-on-year +22 +30 +20
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 178 66 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.21% 4.98% 3.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.45% 41.77% 35.92%
Number of salaries quoted 170 60 46
North East median annual salary £42,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.71% -17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £68,875 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,152 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.52% +2.30% -4.76%

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 333 158 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.10% 11.92% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 286 126 117
North East median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,500 £27,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £51,375 £64,817
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +28 130 £42,500 +25.93% 23
Durham +19 44 £35,000 -2.10% 4
Northumberland - 2 £39,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 97 (54.49%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (48.31%) Microsoft
3 69 (38.76%) .NET
4 65 (36.52%) C#
5 63 (35.39%) SQL
6 59 (33.15%) Windows
7 58 (32.58%) SQL Server
8 56 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (30.90%) ASP.NET
10 53 (29.78%) HTML
11 48 (26.97%) CSS
11 48 (26.97%) HTML5
12 45 (25.28%) MVC
13 44 (24.72%) Windows Server
14 42 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (23.60%) DevOps
15 40 (22.47%) MongoDB
16 39 (21.91%) Scrum
16 39 (21.91%) Linux
17 37 (20.79%) AngularJS
18 36 (20.22%) Office 365
19 35 (19.66%) ITIL
20 34 (19.10%) JavaScript
21 32 (17.98%) VMware
22 31 (17.42%) Finance
22 31 (17.42%) SQL Server 2016
23 29 (16.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 28 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
25 26 (14.61%) IaaS
25 26 (14.61%) RavenDB

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 18 (10.11%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.87%) nginx
3 10 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.56%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.56%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 97 (54.49%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (20.22%) Office 365
3 26 (14.61%) IaaS
4 21 (11.80%) PaaS
5 15 (8.43%) SaaS
6 11 (6.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.25%) Amazon S3
8 4 (2.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.69%) G Suite
10 2 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.56%) Datadog
11 1 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.36%) DNS
2 20 (11.24%) DHCP
3 19 (10.67%) Firewall
4 17 (9.55%) LAN
4 17 (9.55%) WAN
5 15 (8.43%) VLAN
6 14 (7.87%) SSL
7 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
8 10 (5.62%) WLAN
9 9 (5.06%) SMTP
9 9 (5.06%) VPN
10 8 (4.49%) VoIP
11 7 (3.93%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (3.37%) NAS
12 6 (3.37%) SAN
13 4 (2.25%) DMZ
14 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
15 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
15 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.58%) SQL Server
2 40 (22.47%) MongoDB
3 31 (17.42%) SQL Server 2016
4 26 (14.61%) RavenDB
5 25 (14.04%) NoSQL
6 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (4.49%) MySQL
8 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (2.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.12%) Big Data
13 1 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.93%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.25%) Hudson
5 3 (1.69%) Subversion
5 3 (1.69%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.56%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) MSTest
7 1 (0.56%) NuGet
7 1 (0.56%) NUnit
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 31 (17.42%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Automotive
3 10 (5.62%) Advertising
3 10 (5.62%) Retail
4 8 (4.49%) Marketing
5 7 (3.93%) Electronics
5 7 (3.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (3.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Developer
2 29 (16.29%) .NET Developer
3 19 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
4 17 (9.55%) Consultant
5 16 (8.99%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (8.43%) .NET Software Developer
7 14 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (6.74%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 12 (6.74%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.18%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Project Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) AWS DevOps
12 9 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 8 (4.49%) Architect
13 8 (4.49%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 8 (4.49%) Azure DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (38.76%) .NET
2 55 (30.90%) ASP.NET
3 53 (29.78%) HTML
4 48 (26.97%) CSS
4 48 (26.97%) HTML5
5 42 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (20.79%) AngularJS
7 29 (16.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 25 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 25 (14.04%) CSS3
9 21 (11.80%) Web Services
10 15 (8.43%) Node.js
11 14 (7.87%) .NET Framework
11 14 (7.87%) CherryPy
12 9 (5.06%) WAP
13 8 (4.49%) Angular 2
13 8 (4.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (3.37%) React
15 5 (2.81%) .NET Core
15 5 (2.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.30%) Fintech
3 11 (6.18%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.18%) Public Cloud
4 7 (3.93%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.37%) Clustering
6 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.25%) Replication
7 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) iSeries
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Social Media
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.15%) Windows
2 44 (24.72%) Windows Server
3 39 (21.91%) Linux
4 28 (15.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.06%) Android
6 9 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.25%) CentOS
7 4 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Unix
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.28%) MVC
3 42 (23.60%) DevOps
4 39 (21.91%) Scrum
5 35 (19.66%) ITIL
6 25 (14.04%) Web Application Development
7 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.30%) Asset Management
8 13 (7.30%) Project Planning
8 13 (7.30%) Wealth Management
9 12 (6.74%) Configuration Management
9 12 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 11 (6.18%) CRM
10 11 (6.18%) SDLC
10 11 (6.18%) TDD
11 9 (5.06%) Software Engineering
11 9 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.06%) Strategic Thinking
12 8 (4.49%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (36.52%) C#
2 63 (35.39%) SQL
3 34 (19.10%) JavaScript
4 26 (14.61%) PowerShell
5 16 (8.99%) Java
6 14 (7.87%) VB.NET
7 13 (7.30%) T-SQL
7 13 (7.30%) VB
8 8 (4.49%) Python
9 5 (2.81%) PHP
9 5 (2.81%) Ruby
10 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) C++
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) RPG
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (9.55%) Degree
3 6 (3.37%) MCSA
3 6 (3.37%) MCSE
4 5 (2.81%) CCNA
4 5 (2.81%) CCNP
4 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (2.25%) AWS Certification
6 3 (1.69%) PMP
7 2 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.56%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) SLA
3 2 (1.12%) GDPR
3 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (14.04%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.24%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.99%) XenApp
5 9 (5.06%) DFS Replication
6 8 (4.49%) vSphere
7 5 (2.81%) Docker
7 5 (2.81%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) HAProxy
2 12 (6.74%) Backup Exec
3 9 (5.06%) WSUS
4 6 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.37%) Terraform
5 5 (2.81%) Ansible
5 5 (2.81%) Kubernetes
5 5 (2.81%) Nagios
5 5 (2.81%) Packer
5 5 (2.81%) Puppet
6 4 (2.25%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (2.25%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.56%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) SCOM
7 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (48.31%) Microsoft
2 32 (17.98%) VMware
3 24 (13.48%) Citrix
4 21 (11.80%) Cisco
5 13 (7.30%) Xamarin
6 10 (5.62%) Sitecore
7 9 (5.06%) Google
8 8 (4.49%) Symantec
9 7 (3.93%) arcserve
9 7 (3.93%) CA
9 7 (3.93%) Meraki
9 7 (3.93%) SAP
9 7 (3.93%) Sophos
9 7 (3.93%) Veeam
9 7 (3.93%) Veritas
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle
11 4 (2.25%) Rackspace
11 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.69%) Mitel
13 1 (0.56%) Telerik