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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 49 50
Rank change year-on-year +23 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 47 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.38% 4.32% 3.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.53% 35.44% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 25 27
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,200 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £60,500 £52,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.36% +1.38%  

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 101 79 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.86% 12.19% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 96 59 75
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,850 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +17 32 £27,500 -29.03% 6
Durham +7 10 £35,000 - 3
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
2 43 (55.84%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (54.55%) .NET
4 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (44.16%) C#
6 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
7 32 (41.56%) MVC
8 27 (35.06%) Windows
9 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (29.87%) AngularJS
10 23 (29.87%) SQL
11 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
12 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
13 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
14 18 (23.38%) Linux
15 17 (22.08%) TDD
16 16 (20.78%) Web Development
16 16 (20.78%) Google
16 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
16 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
16 16 (20.78%) WCF
16 16 (20.78%) Kanban
16 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
17 15 (19.48%) WPF
17 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
17 15 (19.48%) F#
17 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
17 15 (19.48%) BDD

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 14 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (11.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
3 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.19%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.30%) Confluence
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) JBoss
6 1 (1.30%) Liferay
6 1 (1.30%) Mule
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (55.84%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.48%) Office 365
3 8 (10.39%) PaaS
4 6 (7.79%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (7.79%) Amazon S3
4 6 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (7.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (6.49%) Route 53
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (3.90%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 10 (12.99%) Firewall
3 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.09%) DHCP
5 6 (7.79%) SMTP
6 5 (6.49%) DMZ
6 5 (6.49%) SAN
6 5 (6.49%) VLAN
7 3 (3.90%) VPN
8 1 (1.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
2 16 (20.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 12 (15.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (10.39%) MySQL
5 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
6 5 (6.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (6.49%) DocumentDB
7 3 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (19.48%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.30%) git-flow
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (18.18%) Games
2 7 (9.09%) Advertising
3 6 (7.79%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Banking
4 5 (6.49%) Marketing
4 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 33 (42.86%) Developer
2 30 (38.96%) .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Graduate
3 15 (19.48%) Junior
3 15 (19.48%) Junior .NET Developer
3 15 (19.48%) Junior Developer
4 14 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 14 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
5 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Development Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Development Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (54.55%) .NET
2 33 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 24 (31.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (29.87%) AngularJS
5 22 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 16 (20.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 16 (20.78%) Entity Framework
6 16 (20.78%) WCF
7 15 (19.48%) KnockoutJS
7 15 (19.48%) RESTful
7 15 (19.48%) WPF
8 14 (18.18%) HTML
8 14 (18.18%) MSMQ
8 14 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (16.88%) CSS
10 8 (10.39%) Web Services
11 7 (9.09%) jQuery
12 6 (7.79%) WAP
13 5 (6.49%) CSS3
13 5 (6.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) Computer Science
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (9.09%) Replication
4 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.60%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (35.06%) Windows
2 19 (24.68%) Windows Server
3 18 (23.38%) Linux
4 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.79%) CentOS
6 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.30%) Android
8 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.56%) MVC
3 17 (22.08%) TDD
4 16 (20.78%) Kanban
4 16 (20.78%) Web Development
5 15 (19.48%) BDD
5 15 (19.48%) DevOps
6 14 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (18.18%) Multithreading
6 14 (18.18%) Scrum
6 14 (18.18%) Web Application Development
7 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.99%) Presales
9 9 (11.69%) SDLC
10 8 (10.39%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 7 (9.09%) ITIL
12 6 (7.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
13 5 (6.49%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.16%) C#
2 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 15 (19.48%) F#
4 14 (18.18%) Ruby
5 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.09%) Java
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) C
8 5 (6.49%) VB
8 5 (6.49%) VB6
9 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
10 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.60%) Go
11 2 (2.60%) Perl
11 2 (2.60%) R
11 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
12 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
1 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) Docker
5 1 (1.30%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (18.18%) Kibana
2 7 (9.09%) Puppet
3 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
3 5 (6.49%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.90%) Ansible
5 2 (2.60%) SCCM
6 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.78%) Google
3 14 (18.18%) VMware
4 11 (14.29%) Citrix
5 7 (9.09%) Cisco
6 5 (6.49%) arcserve
6 5 (6.49%) Sophos
6 5 (6.49%) Symantec
7 3 (3.90%) Xamarin
8 2 (2.60%) WSO2
9 1 (1.30%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle
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