Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 32 45
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Azure 47 32 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.38% 7.66% 4.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.92% 30.48% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £17,575 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £58,875 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 152 105 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.09% 25.12% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 70 67 46
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,100 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,625 £69,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Northern Ireland

Azure
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Azure in Northern Ireland

Azure
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Northern Ireland

Azure
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
County Antrim +2 38 £41,500 +3.75% 20
County Londonderry +3 9 £40,000 -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT jobs citing 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Azure.

1 35 (74.47%) C#
1 35 (74.47%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
4 25 (53.19%) MVC
5 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (48.94%) AWS
7 21 (44.68%) DevOps
8 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
8 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
10 17 (36.17%) HTML
10 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
10 17 (36.17%) CSS
11 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
11 15 (31.91%) Entity Framework
12 13 (27.66%) .NET Core
13 12 (25.53%) SQL
14 11 (23.40%) Scrum
14 11 (23.40%) jQuery
14 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (21.28%) Analytics
15 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
15 10 (21.28%) Oracle
15 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
16 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
16 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (19.15%) TDD
16 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) Confluence
4 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) AWS
2 7 (14.89%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (14.89%) Office 365
3 4 (8.51%) Power Platform
4 3 (6.38%) Azure Functions
4 3 (6.38%) PaaS
4 3 (6.38%) Serverless
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.13%) AWS CodePipeline
5 1 (2.13%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.13%) GCP
5 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) Skype
1 2 (4.26%) VPN
1 2 (4.26%) Wireless
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) NetScaler
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) RDBMS
2 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
3 9 (19.15%) NoSQL
4 8 (17.02%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (12.77%) GIS
6 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (8.51%) Power BI
8 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
9 2 (4.26%) Big Data
10 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
10 1 (2.13%) MySQL
10 1 (2.13%) Neo4j
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) TeamCity
2 7 (14.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (2.13%) GitLab
4 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (12.77%) Legal
2 4 (8.51%) Public Sector
3 2 (4.26%) Local Government
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Developer
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Software Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Architect
6 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Trainee
7 3 (6.38%) Trainee Developer
8 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Trainee Software Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.13%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (74.47%) .NET
2 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
3 24 (51.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (40.43%) AngularJS
5 17 (36.17%) CSS
5 17 (36.17%) HTML
6 15 (31.91%) .NET Framework
6 15 (31.91%) Entity Framework
7 13 (27.66%) .NET Core
8 11 (23.40%) jQuery
8 11 (23.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (19.15%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (17.02%) Angular 2
10 8 (17.02%) Web Services
11 7 (14.89%) RESTful
12 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (12.77%) Backbone.js
12 6 (12.77%) REST
13 4 (8.51%) Swagger
14 3 (6.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Cloud Native
2 4 (8.51%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Linux
2 2 (4.26%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) MVC
2 21 (44.68%) DevOps
3 19 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (23.40%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.15%) TDD
6 9 (19.15%) Unit Testing
7 8 (17.02%) Web Development
8 7 (14.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (14.89%) CQRS
8 7 (14.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (14.89%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.89%) System Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
11 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure as Code
11 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (8.51%) Sprint Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (74.47%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 12 (25.53%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.64%) TypeScript
5 3 (6.38%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.13%) R
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) CCNA
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.13%) CCDA
4 1 (2.13%) CCDP
4 1 (2.13%) CCIE
4 1 (2.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Docker
2 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) Consul
2 1 (2.13%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Packer
2 1 (2.13%) Salt
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 2 (4.26%) Brocade
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) Juniper
6 1 (2.13%) arcserve
6 1 (2.13%) Aruba
6 1 (2.13%) CommVault
6 1 (2.13%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
6 1 (2.13%) Veeam
6 1 (2.13%) Xamarin