Period
to 21 January 2019

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 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 36 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +47 +18
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 71 60 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 6.57% 5.51% 2.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.76% 28.44% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55 58 24
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +13.92% +1.94%
10th Percentile £27,650 £19,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,250 £62,375 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +6.74% +2.30%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 170 211 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.74% 19.38% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 119 185 131
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -7.14% -15.66%
10th Percentile £23,150 £19,125 £17,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £62,000 £53,750
East Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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 6 months to 21 January 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
Northampton +1 51 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Kettering - 10 £42,500 - 2
Corby 0 3 £52,500 -8.70%
Towcester - 2 £22,500 -
Daventry - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) VMware
3 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
4 31 (43.66%) Hyper-V
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
6 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
7 24 (33.80%) SQL
7 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (28.17%) Cisco
9 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (26.76%) Citrix
10 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (26.76%) MCSE
11 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (22.54%) Office 365
13 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
13 15 (21.13%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (19.72%) DHCP
14 14 (19.72%) DNS
14 14 (19.72%) ITIL
14 14 (19.72%) VLAN
15 13 (18.31%) Linux
15 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
15 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
16 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (16.90%) CCNA
16 12 (16.90%) Java
16 12 (16.90%) Clustering

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 15 (21.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.54%) Office 365
3 15 (21.13%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (9.86%) IBM Cloud
6 3 (4.23%) SaaS
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.82%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.82%) GitHub
7 2 (2.82%) Route 53
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (1.41%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.41%) G Suite
8 1 (1.41%) IaaS
8 1 (1.41%) Serverless
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) DHCP
1 14 (19.72%) DNS
1 14 (19.72%) VLAN
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 8 (11.27%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (11.27%) iSCSI
4 7 (9.86%) SAN
5 3 (4.23%) LAN
5 3 (4.23%) NAS
5 3 (4.23%) WAN
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.82%) Firewall
6 2 (2.82%) IPsec
6 2 (2.82%) Skype
7 1 (1.41%) HTTP
7 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.41%) SMPP
7 1 (1.41%) SMTP
7 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Big Data
3 7 (9.86%) BigQuery
3 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.86%) Star Schema
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.41%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.63%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.41%) gulp
4 1 (1.41%) JUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.41%) webpack
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Billing
3 5 (7.04%) Games
3 5 (7.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (22.54%) Analyst
1 16 (22.54%) Developer
2 12 (16.90%) Active Directory Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) .NET Developer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Data Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Office 365 Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.49%) .NET
2 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET
2 8 (11.27%) XML
3 7 (9.86%) JSON
4 6 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (7.04%) CSS
5 5 (7.04%) HTML
6 3 (4.23%) .NET Core
6 3 (4.23%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.23%) J2EE
6 3 (4.23%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) CSS3
7 2 (2.82%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.41%) Node.js
8 1 (1.41%) REST
8 1 (1.41%) RESTful
8 1 (1.41%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.86%) Public Cloud
4 6 (8.45%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 5 (7.04%) Mobile Payment
6 4 (5.63%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.82%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.82%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
9 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.41%) FMCG
9 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.41%) User Experience
9 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Windows Server
3 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (28.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.31%) Linux
7 6 (8.45%) VMS
7 6 (8.45%) Windows 2000
7 6 (8.45%) Windows NT
8 5 (7.04%) Unix
9 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.72%) ITIL
2 12 (16.90%) Network Load Balancing
2 12 (16.90%) Patch Management
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (9.86%) Data Architecture
5 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
5 7 (9.86%) Monetization
5 7 (9.86%) MVC
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (8.45%) DevOps
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
7 5 (7.04%) Database Tuning
7 5 (7.04%) Master Data Management
8 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.63%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) Java
3 11 (15.49%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) Python
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.45%) VB
5 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) Java 8
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.76%) MCSE
1 19 (26.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (25.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (16.90%) CCNA
3 12 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.86%) CCA
4 7 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (9.86%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 31 (43.66%) Hyper-V
2 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.45%) NFS
4 6 (8.45%) vCloud
4 6 (8.45%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (8.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) NetBackup
1 6 (8.45%) vCenter Server
1 6 (8.45%) vMotion
1 6 (8.45%) WMI
2 5 (7.04%) Ansible
2 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
3 4 (5.63%) SCCM
4 3 (4.23%) Salt
4 3 (4.23%) SCVMM
5 2 (2.82%) Terraform
6 1 (1.41%) Grafana
6 1 (1.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.41%) Packer
6 1 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) VMware
2 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
3 20 (28.17%) Cisco
4 19 (26.76%) Citrix
5 9 (12.68%) Google
5 9 (12.68%) Veeam
6 8 (11.27%) EMC
6 8 (11.27%) NetApp
7 7 (9.86%) Cloudera
7 7 (9.86%) Dell
7 7 (9.86%) HP
7 7 (9.86%) IBM
7 7 (9.86%) MapR
8 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.23%) Symantec
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Juniper
9 2 (2.82%) Palo Alto
9 2 (2.82%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.41%) WSO2