Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 75 94
Rank change year-on-year +47 +19 -11
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 81 47 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.17% 3.11% 2.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.76% 29.75% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 77 46 40
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £44,250 £66,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 177 158 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.68% 10.44% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 158 144 69
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,488 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,750 £51,775 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% +7.37% -

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 24 September 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 6 months to 24 September 2017. 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 +44 51 £34,000 -15.00% 6
Durham +6 23 £35,000 +13.77% 1
Northumberland - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 39 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (45.68%) C#
3 37 (45.68%) .NET
4 35 (43.21%) Windows
5 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
5 28 (34.57%) MVC
5 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
6 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
6 24 (29.63%) AngularJS
7 23 (28.40%) Office 365
7 23 (28.40%) SQL
8 21 (25.93%) HTML
9 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
10 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (23.46%) MongoDB
10 19 (23.46%) Entity Framework
11 18 (22.22%) VMware
12 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
12 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (18.52%) Web Services
14 14 (17.28%) TDD
14 14 (17.28%) WCF
15 13 (16.05%) Degree
15 13 (16.05%) CSS
15 13 (16.05%) DevOps
16 12 (14.81%) ITIL

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 11 (13.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (7.41%) Apache Spark
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.17%) CMS
4 5 (6.17%) nginx
4 5 (6.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (6.17%) Skype for Business
5 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.94%) Umbraco
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 39 (48.15%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (28.40%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.47%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) DNS
2 8 (9.88%) Firewall
3 6 (7.41%) SAN
4 5 (6.17%) Skype
4 5 (6.17%) SSL
4 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.94%) DHCP
5 4 (4.94%) VPN
5 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (3.70%) SMTP
7 2 (2.47%) LAN
7 2 (2.47%) WAN
7 2 (2.47%) WLAN
8 1 (1.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 19 (23.46%) MongoDB
3 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
5 5 (6.17%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Big Data
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
3 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.23%) MSTest
6 1 (1.23%) NUnit
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.11%) Games
2 8 (9.88%) Advertising
3 5 (6.17%) Finance
4 4 (4.94%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 20 (24.69%) .NET Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Graduate
4 10 (12.35%) Junior
4 10 (12.35%) Junior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Junior .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (9.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 8 (9.88%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (8.64%) C# Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Software Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Analyst
8 6 (7.41%) Angular Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (45.68%) .NET
2 24 (29.63%) AngularJS
2 24 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 21 (25.93%) HTML
4 20 (24.69%) .NET Framework
5 19 (23.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 19 (23.46%) Entity Framework
6 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (18.52%) Web Services
8 14 (17.28%) WCF
9 13 (16.05%) CSS
10 11 (13.58%) RESTful
11 10 (12.35%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (11.11%) HTML5
12 9 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (9.88%) MSMQ
13 8 (9.88%) Node.js
13 8 (9.88%) WPF
14 6 (7.41%) Ionic Framework
14 6 (7.41%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (4.94%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) iSeries
5 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 28 (34.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.81%) Linux
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Unix
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) MVC
2 24 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) TDD
4 13 (16.05%) DevOps
5 12 (14.81%) ITIL
5 12 (14.81%) Web Development
6 10 (12.35%) Kanban
7 9 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
7 9 (11.11%) Scrum
8 8 (9.88%) BDD
8 8 (9.88%) Coaching
8 8 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
8 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.88%) Web Application Development
9 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.64%) CRM
9 7 (8.64%) Machine Learning
9 7 (8.64%) SDLC
10 6 (7.41%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 37 (45.68%) C#
2 23 (28.40%) SQL
3 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
4 8 (9.88%) F#
4 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 8 (9.88%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) PHP
5 6 (7.41%) R
5 6 (7.41%) VB
5 6 (7.41%) VB6
6 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.70%) Java
9 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.47%) Python
9 2 (2.47%) RPG
9 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.23%) Go
10 1 (1.23%) XPath
10 1 (1.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (16.05%) Degree
2 7 (8.64%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.94%) MCSA
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
1 17 (20.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) vSphere
5 2 (2.47%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Kibana
2 5 (6.17%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.94%) SCCM
4 2 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.47%) WSUS
5 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.23%) Puppet
5 1 (1.23%) SCOM
5 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (54.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) VMware
3 10 (12.35%) Google
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
4 5 (6.17%) Citrix
4 5 (6.17%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.47%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) Meraki
6 1 (1.23%) Remedy
6 1 (1.23%) Telerik