Period
to 24 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 70 94
Rank change year-on-year +45 +24 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 111 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.92% 3.10% 1.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.06% 29.56% 29.00%
Number of salaries quoted 112 43 27
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% -6.67% +19.05%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,307 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,125 £62,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +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 241 159 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.20% 10.50% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 211 129 84
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +13.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £27,875
90th Percentile £62,500 £50,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 24 November 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 November 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 +53 80 £37,500 -3.82% 12
Durham +5 30 £35,000 +13.77% 5
Northumberland - 1 £32,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 62 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 60 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (43.24%) Windows
4 44 (39.64%) SQL Server
5 41 (36.94%) Windows Server
6 37 (33.33%) .NET
6 37 (33.33%) C#
7 36 (32.43%) SQL
8 34 (30.63%) HTML
8 34 (30.63%) Office 365
9 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
9 31 (27.93%) CSS
10 30 (27.03%) HTML5
11 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (26.13%) Linux
11 29 (26.13%) VMware
11 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 27 (24.32%) Scrum
12 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
13 26 (23.42%) MongoDB
14 25 (22.52%) DevOps
14 25 (22.52%) ITIL
14 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (20.72%) MVC
16 21 (18.92%) Web Services
16 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
17 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
18 19 (17.12%) Citrix
19 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
20 17 (15.32%) PowerShell

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 13 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (10.81%) nginx
3 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) CMS
6 3 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.80%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.80%) Retail-J
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 60 (54.05%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (30.63%) Office 365
3 10 (9.01%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) IaaS
4 9 (8.11%) PaaS
5 8 (7.21%) SaaS
6 4 (3.60%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (3.60%) Amazon S3
6 4 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.90%) Datadog
8 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.51%) Firewall
2 13 (11.71%) DNS
2 13 (11.71%) SSL
3 12 (10.81%) DHCP
3 12 (10.81%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.11%) LAN
4 9 (8.11%) SMTP
4 9 (8.11%) VLAN
4 9 (8.11%) WAN
4 9 (8.11%) WLAN
5 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (5.41%) SAN
6 6 (5.41%) VPN
7 5 (4.50%) NAS
7 5 (4.50%) VoIP
8 4 (3.60%) DMZ
9 3 (2.70%) Skype
10 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (39.64%) SQL Server
2 26 (23.42%) MongoDB
3 16 (14.41%) NoSQL
4 14 (12.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (9.01%) RavenDB
6 7 (6.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.60%) MySQL
9 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.80%) Big Data
10 2 (1.80%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.90%) QlikView
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.60%) Hudson
5 3 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.80%) MSTest
6 2 (1.80%) NUnit
7 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.90%) Mocha
7 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.90%) webpack
General
1 13 (11.71%) Automotive
2 10 (9.01%) Advertising
3 9 (8.11%) Retail
4 7 (6.31%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Back Office
5 1 (0.90%) Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (29.73%) Developer
2 17 (15.32%) .NET Developer
3 14 (12.61%) .NET Software Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Project Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.41%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Azure Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Development Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.60%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (33.33%) .NET
2 34 (30.63%) HTML
3 31 (27.93%) CSS
4 30 (27.03%) HTML5
5 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET
6 21 (18.92%) Web Services
7 18 (16.22%) AngularJS
8 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (12.61%) Node.js
10 12 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (10.81%) CherryPy
10 12 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
12 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 10 (9.01%) CSS3
13 9 (8.11%) WAP
14 8 (7.21%) Entity Framework
15 4 (3.60%) jQuery
15 4 (3.60%) React
15 4 (3.60%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Public Cloud
2 10 (9.01%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.41%) Clustering
4 5 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.60%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Replication
6 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.80%) Fintech
7 2 (1.80%) iSeries
8 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.90%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.90%) Social Media
8 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) Windows
2 41 (36.94%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.13%) Linux
3 29 (26.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.60%) CentOS
5 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.90%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Unix
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (24.32%) Scrum
3 25 (22.52%) DevOps
3 25 (22.52%) ITIL
4 23 (20.72%) MVC
5 12 (10.81%) TDD
6 10 (9.01%) Coaching
6 10 (9.01%) CRM
6 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
6 10 (9.01%) SDLC
6 10 (9.01%) Web Application Development
7 8 (7.21%) Microservices
7 8 (7.21%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.31%) BDD
8 7 (6.31%) OO
8 7 (6.31%) Patch Management
8 7 (6.31%) Service Delivery
8 7 (6.31%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.41%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.33%) C#
2 36 (32.43%) SQL
3 31 (27.93%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.01%) Java
5 10 (9.01%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.21%) Python
7 7 (6.31%) PHP
8 5 (4.50%) Ruby
9 4 (3.60%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) RPG
10 2 (1.80%) VB
11 1 (0.90%) C
11 1 (0.90%) C++
11 1 (0.90%) Go
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) XPath
11 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 16 (14.41%) Degree
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.60%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.70%) MCSA
4 3 (2.70%) MCSE
5 2 (1.80%) CCNA
5 2 (1.80%) CCNP
5 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.80%) GDPR
3 2 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.90%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) HIPAA
System Software
1 25 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.51%) XenApp
5 9 (8.11%) DFS Replication
6 7 (6.31%) vSphere
7 5 (4.50%) Docker
8 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (10.81%) HAProxy
2 9 (8.11%) Backup Exec
2 9 (8.11%) WSUS
3 6 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (5.41%) Puppet
3 6 (5.41%) Terraform
4 5 (4.50%) Ansible
4 5 (4.50%) Kubernetes
4 5 (4.50%) Packer
5 4 (3.60%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (2.70%) Nagios
7 2 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.80%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.90%) SCCM
8 1 (0.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 62 (55.86%) Microsoft
2 29 (26.13%) VMware
3 19 (17.12%) Citrix
4 16 (14.41%) Cisco
5 7 (6.31%) arcserve
5 7 (6.31%) CA
5 7 (6.31%) Sophos
5 7 (6.31%) Symantec
5 7 (6.31%) Veeam
5 7 (6.31%) Veritas
6 6 (5.41%) Oracle
7 5 (4.50%) Sitecore
8 4 (3.60%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.70%) Google
9 3 (2.70%) Xamarin
10 2 (1.80%) IBM
10 2 (1.80%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.90%) Capita
11 1 (0.90%) Remedy
11 1 (0.90%) Telerik