Period
to 21 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > North East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 16 25
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 194 207 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 15.05% 12.01% 8.33%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.44% 53.49% 50.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 188 99
North East median annual salary £42,250 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.11% +28.57% -17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £65,750 £46,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 363 387 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.16% 22.46% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 253 319 186
North East median annual salary £40,000 £42,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +22.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,800 £44,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +2 133 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Durham +10 59 £39,500 +5.33% 10
Teesside - 2 £45,250 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 88 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 81 (41.75%) Windows
3 80 (41.24%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (28.35%) Active Directory
6 54 (27.84%) Linux
7 50 (25.77%) C#
8 45 (23.20%) PowerShell
9 44 (22.68%) SQL Server
10 43 (22.16%) .NET
11 41 (21.13%) DevOps
11 41 (21.13%) Windows Server
12 40 (20.62%) Office 365
13 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 33 (17.01%) MCSA
15 32 (16.49%) Software Engineering
16 31 (15.98%) Python
16 31 (15.98%) Java
17 30 (15.46%) SQL
17 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
18 29 (14.95%) Firewall
19 28 (14.43%) ITIL
20 27 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 26 (13.40%) Google Cloud Platform
21 26 (13.40%) Unix
22 25 (12.89%) SLA
22 25 (12.89%) Ansible
23 24 (12.37%) Skype
23 24 (12.37%) SharePoint
23 24 (12.37%) Oracle

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 (12.37%) SharePoint
2 22 (11.34%) Skype for Business
3 18 (9.28%) CMS
4 14 (7.22%) MS Exchange
5 5 (2.58%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.55%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.52%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.52%) nginx
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 80 (41.24%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (20.62%) Office 365
3 26 (13.40%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (7.22%) PaaS
5 13 (6.70%) IaaS
6 11 (5.67%) Power Platform
7 10 (5.15%) SaaS
8 9 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (3.61%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.03%) Datadog
11 2 (1.03%) iPaaS
12 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.52%) NuGet
12 1 (0.52%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.52%) Serverless
12 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 29 (14.95%) Firewall
2 24 (12.37%) Skype
3 18 (9.28%) LAN
4 13 (6.70%) Network Security
5 12 (6.19%) Wireless
6 10 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (5.15%) SAN
6 10 (5.15%) Telepresence
6 10 (5.15%) Unified Communications
6 10 (5.15%) WAN
7 7 (3.61%) DNS
7 7 (3.61%) NAS
8 6 (3.09%) DHCP
9 4 (2.06%) MPLS
10 3 (1.55%) VLAN
11 2 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.03%) TCP/IP
11 2 (1.03%) VSAN
11 2 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.52%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.67%) Power BI
3 10 (5.15%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (3.61%) Big Data
4 7 (3.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.09%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (3.09%) Data Lake
5 6 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.52%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) Pentaho
9 1 (0.52%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.64%) Jenkins
1 9 (4.64%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.12%) Selenium
2 8 (4.12%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.06%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.52%) FogBugz
5 1 (0.52%) Gradle
5 1 (0.52%) JIRA
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.52%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (4.12%) Finance
2 1 (0.52%) Banking
2 1 (0.52%) Games
2 1 (0.52%) Local Government
2 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (28.35%) Analyst
2 29 (14.95%) Developer
3 28 (14.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 26 (13.40%) Architect
5 25 (12.89%) Software Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (8.25%) Support Analyst
8 15 (7.73%) C# Software Engineer
8 15 (7.73%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (7.22%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.19%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (6.19%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 12 (6.19%) Senior Support Analyst
11 11 (5.67%) Software Developer
11 11 (5.67%) Test Analyst
12 10 (5.15%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (22.16%) .NET
2 14 (7.22%) AngularJS
3 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.15%) HTML
5 9 (4.64%) .NET Core
5 9 (4.64%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.12%) Angular 2
6 8 (4.12%) HTML5
7 7 (3.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.61%) CSS
7 7 (3.61%) Web Services
8 4 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.06%) Vue.js
9 3 (1.55%) CSS3
9 3 (1.55%) Entity Framework
9 3 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.55%) WCF
10 2 (1.03%) jQuery
10 2 (1.03%) RESTful
10 2 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.19%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.64%) Analytical Mindset
3 9 (4.64%) User Experience
4 8 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (4.12%) Tandem
5 7 (3.61%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.09%) Fintech
6 6 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.09%) Podcast
7 4 (2.06%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.52%) iPad
9 1 (0.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 81 (41.75%) Windows
2 54 (27.84%) Linux
3 41 (21.13%) Windows Server
4 26 (13.40%) Unix
5 20 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.25%) AIX
7 9 (4.64%) HPUX
8 8 (4.12%) CentOS
8 8 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.12%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.61%) Debian
9 7 (3.61%) Solaris
9 7 (3.61%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.03%) Android
11 2 (1.03%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.52%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (21.13%) DevOps
3 32 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 28 (14.43%) ITIL
5 27 (13.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (10.82%) Computer Science
6 21 (10.82%) Configuration Management
6 21 (10.82%) Scrum
7 20 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.31%) Test Automation
8 18 (9.28%) Validation
9 17 (8.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.22%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.22%) MVC
12 13 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (6.70%) Microservices
13 12 (6.19%) Project Management
13 12 (6.19%) TDD
14 11 (5.67%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 50 (25.77%) C#
2 45 (23.20%) PowerShell
3 31 (15.98%) Java
3 31 (15.98%) Python
4 30 (15.46%) SQL
5 24 (12.37%) JavaScript
6 23 (11.86%) C++
7 18 (9.28%) Perl
7 18 (9.28%) Ruby
8 14 (7.22%) Bash Shell
9 10 (5.15%) TypeScript
10 9 (4.64%) C
11 3 (1.55%) Scala
12 1 (0.52%) F#
12 1 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (18.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (17.01%) MCSA
3 21 (10.82%) Degree
4 15 (7.73%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (7.73%) MCSE
5 11 (5.67%) CCNP
6 7 (3.61%) CISSP
6 7 (3.61%) CompTIA Security+
7 6 (3.09%) AWS Certification
8 5 (2.58%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.58%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.06%) CCNA
10 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CITP
11 2 (1.03%) MCSD
11 2 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.52%) CEH
12 1 (0.52%) CISMP
12 1 (0.52%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.89%) SLA
2 9 (4.64%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) GDPR
4 2 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (28.35%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.31%) Hyper-V
3 18 (9.28%) Docker
4 17 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 2 (1.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (12.89%) Ansible
2 23 (11.86%) Terraform
3 16 (8.25%) Kubernetes
4 12 (6.19%) Puppet
5 9 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.09%) SCCM
7 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (2.06%) SCOM
8 3 (1.55%) Packer
9 2 (1.03%) Nagios
10 1 (0.52%) CASB
10 1 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.52%) Forum Sentry
10 1 (0.52%) Nessus
10 1 (0.52%) Nmap
10 1 (0.52%) OpenVAS
10 1 (0.52%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.52%) QRadar
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 88 (45.36%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.37%) Oracle
3 22 (11.34%) VMware
4 17 (8.76%) Cisco
5 13 (6.70%) Google
6 9 (4.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (4.64%) SolarWinds
7 8 (4.12%) ServiceNow
8 6 (3.09%) Databricks
9 4 (2.06%) Meraki
10 3 (1.55%) Citrix
10 3 (1.55%) Kofax
10 3 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.55%) SAP
10 3 (1.55%) Splunk
11 2 (1.03%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.03%) Infor
11 2 (1.03%) New Relic
12 1 (0.52%) LogRhythm
12 1 (0.52%) Tableau