The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.74% 2.62% 3.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.19% 29.23% 33.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 18 31
Median salary £50,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.14% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £24,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 69 65 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 11.79% 8.97% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 90
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Northamptonshire

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Northampton +4 8 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
5 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (36.11%) SQL
8 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (33.33%) SCCM
8 12 (33.33%) VMware
9 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 9 (25.00%) DHCP
9 9 (25.00%) DNS
9 9 (25.00%) Office 365
10 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 8 (22.22%) SCOM
10 8 (22.22%) Degree
11 7 (19.44%) VLAN
11 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
11 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 7 (19.44%) Migration
11 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (16.67%) Firewall
12 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (13.89%) Network Security
13 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
13 5 (13.89%) Cisco

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
3 1 (2.78%) JBoss
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DHCP
1 9 (25.00%) DNS
2 7 (19.44%) VLAN
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (13.89%) LAN
4 5 (13.89%) Network Security
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
6 3 (8.33%) VPN
7 2 (5.56%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.56%) NAS
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
8 1 (2.78%) HTTP
8 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.78%) Skype
8 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) JUnit
1 2 (5.56%) Maven
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Developer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Network Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) SAP PI
3 1 (2.78%) SOAP
3 1 (2.78%) UDDI
3 1 (2.78%) WinForms
3 1 (2.78%) WPF
3 1 (2.78%) WSDL
3 1 (2.78%) XHTML
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.78%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.33%) Document Management
5 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.56%) Microservices
6 2 (5.56%) Server Building
6 2 (5.56%) Server Patching
7 1 (2.78%) Data Management
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) OO
7 1 (2.78%) Presales
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.78%) Service Management
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (11.11%) VCP5
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.56%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) MCITP
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (33.33%) SCCM
2 8 (22.22%) SCOM
3 4 (11.11%) SCOrch
4 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 12 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Brocade
6 3 (8.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.78%) Adobe
8 1 (2.78%) IBM
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) SAP
8 1 (2.78%) Sitecore
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,000.00 - £26,000.00
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £300 to £375 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Posted: 8 days ago
Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago