Period
to 21 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 24 78
Rank change year-on-year +5 +54 +19
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 177 117 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 12.38% 8.43% 2.97%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.30% 47.95% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 152 118 42
North East median annual salary £43,750 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.45% +6.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £29,075 £28,750 £28,278
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,375 £63,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +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 345 244 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 24.13% 17.58% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 283 215 132
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £22,800 £25,400 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £49,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +4.00%

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 21 November 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 November 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 +4 142 £42,500 +13.33% 43
Durham +13 30 £47,500 +35.71% 18
Northumberland +10 2 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 87 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 70 (39.55%) Windows
4 67 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (36.16%) DevOps
6 55 (31.07%) .NET
7 50 (28.25%) C#
8 48 (27.12%) SQL Server
9 45 (25.42%) Linux
10 42 (23.73%) Windows Server
11 41 (23.16%) SQL
12 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
13 36 (20.34%) Office 365
14 35 (19.77%) PowerShell
15 34 (19.21%) Software Engineering
15 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
16 29 (16.38%) MVC
17 27 (15.25%) Scrum
18 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET
18 26 (14.69%) Node.js
19 25 (14.12%) HTML
20 24 (13.56%) Java
20 24 (13.56%) SharePoint
21 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
21 23 (12.99%) Docker
22 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
23 21 (11.86%) NoSQL
23 21 (11.86%) ITIL
24 20 (11.30%) Web Services
24 20 (11.30%) CSS

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 24 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (7.34%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.08%) IIS
3 9 (5.08%) nginx
4 6 (3.39%) IBM Notes
5 5 (2.82%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.26%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.69%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.13%) CMS
8 2 (1.13%) Confluence
8 2 (1.13%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.13%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.82%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 87 (49.15%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (20.34%) Office 365
3 14 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
3 14 (7.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (5.08%) IaaS
5 6 (3.39%) Datadog
5 6 (3.39%) PaaS
6 5 (2.82%) NuGet
7 4 (2.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.56%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) Google Play
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.56%) Route 53
8 1 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.91%) DNS
2 10 (5.65%) SSL
3 7 (3.95%) DHCP
3 7 (3.95%) SAN
4 6 (3.39%) Internet
4 6 (3.39%) Wireless
5 5 (2.82%) LAN
5 5 (2.82%) VSAN
5 5 (2.82%) WAN
6 4 (2.26%) Network Security
6 4 (2.26%) Skype
7 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (1.69%) Firewall
7 3 (1.69%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.13%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.13%) Intranet
8 2 (1.13%) NAS
8 2 (1.13%) SMS
9 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (11.86%) NoSQL
3 20 (11.30%) MongoDB
4 15 (8.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (5.65%) MySQL
5 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.52%) Power BI
6 8 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.82%) Pentaho
8 5 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.82%) RavenDB
8 5 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 22 (12.43%) Jenkins
2 17 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 15 (8.47%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
4 8 (4.52%) TeamCity
5 6 (3.39%) Selenium
6 5 (2.82%) Subversion
6 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (2.26%) Maven
8 3 (1.69%) GitLab
8 3 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.13%) Ant
9 2 (1.13%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.13%) Gatling
9 2 (1.13%) JIRA
9 2 (1.13%) NeoLoad
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.56%) git-flow
10 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 16 (9.04%) Finance
2 4 (2.26%) Automotive
3 2 (1.13%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Back Office
4 1 (0.56%) Games
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (24.86%) Developer
2 42 (23.73%) DevOps Engineer
3 20 (11.30%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.30%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.04%) Architect
4 16 (9.04%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (7.34%) Analyst
7 11 (6.21%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Azure Architect
9 8 (4.52%) Consultant
9 8 (4.52%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.52%) Senior DevOps
9 8 (4.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (3.95%) Lead Developer
10 7 (3.95%) Security Analyst
10 7 (3.95%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (31.07%) .NET
2 26 (14.69%) ASP.NET
2 26 (14.69%) Node.js
3 25 (14.12%) HTML
4 20 (11.30%) AngularJS
4 20 (11.30%) CSS
4 20 (11.30%) Web Services
5 18 (10.17%) .NET Framework
6 17 (9.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (7.91%) CherryPy
8 14 (7.91%) HTML5
9 11 (6.21%) React
10 9 (5.08%) .NET Core
10 9 (5.08%) REST
11 8 (4.52%) Angular 2
11 8 (4.52%) RESTful
12 7 (3.95%) jQuery
12 7 (3.95%) JSON
12 7 (3.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.60%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.21%) Private Cloud
4 8 (4.52%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (2.82%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.26%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.13%) PKI
9 1 (0.56%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.56%) Fintech
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Tandem
9 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (39.55%) Windows
2 45 (25.42%) Linux
3 42 (23.73%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.91%) Windows 10
5 11 (6.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (3.39%) Unix
8 4 (2.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.69%) Debian
10 2 (1.13%) Android
10 2 (1.13%) CentOS
10 2 (1.13%) VMS
10 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.85%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.16%) DevOps
3 34 (19.21%) Software Engineering
4 29 (16.38%) MVC
5 27 (15.25%) Scrum
6 23 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (11.86%) ITIL
8 18 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (9.04%) Configuration Management
9 16 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
10 15 (8.47%) TDD
11 13 (7.34%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.78%) Continuous Deployment
12 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.21%) BDD
14 10 (5.65%) Coaching
14 10 (5.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (5.65%) Problem Management
15 9 (5.08%) Open Source
15 9 (5.08%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) C#
2 41 (23.16%) SQL
3 40 (22.60%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.77%) PowerShell
5 24 (13.56%) Java
6 19 (10.73%) C++
7 18 (10.17%) Bash Shell
8 17 (9.60%) Python
9 15 (8.47%) PHP
10 13 (7.34%) Ruby
11 12 (6.78%) C
12 8 (4.52%) Perl
12 8 (4.52%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.26%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.13%) Jython
16 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.56%) VB
16 1 (0.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (4.52%) MCSA
3 7 (3.95%) MCSE
4 6 (3.39%) CompTIA Security+
4 6 (3.39%) Degree
5 5 (2.82%) CISSP
6 3 (1.69%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.13%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) CCNA
8 1 (0.56%) CCNP
8 1 (0.56%) MCITP
8 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.47%) SLA
2 5 (2.82%) GDPR
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 34 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.99%) Docker
3 14 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.69%) XenApp
5 3 (1.69%) XenServer
6 2 (1.13%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.13%) vSphere
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.56%) Xen
7 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.30%) Puppet
2 18 (10.17%) Ansible
3 16 (9.04%) Kubernetes
3 16 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (5.65%) Nagios
4 10 (5.65%) Terraform
5 7 (3.95%) Packer
6 6 (3.39%) HAProxy
7 4 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.26%) SCCM
7 4 (2.26%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.69%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.69%) Consul
8 3 (1.69%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.69%) SCOM
8 3 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (1.13%) Grafana
9 2 (1.13%) logstash
9 2 (1.13%) Rancher
9 2 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 72 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.04%) Cisco
2 16 (9.04%) VMware
3 8 (4.52%) Google
4 7 (3.95%) Citrix
5 6 (3.39%) Lotus
5 6 (3.39%) New Relic
5 6 (3.39%) Splunk
6 5 (2.82%) Nintex
7 3 (1.69%) Meraki
8 2 (1.13%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.13%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.13%) Oracle
8 2 (1.13%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.13%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.13%) RedGate
8 2 (1.13%) Riverbed
8 2 (1.13%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.13%) Sophos