Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 11 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 +4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 41 76 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.20% 13.57% 15.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.71% 65.52% 51.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 75
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,000 £33,000
25th Percentile £31,875 £32,281 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.23% -19.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £50,625 £58,125 "
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £57,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

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 96 116 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.23% 20.71% 30.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 144
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,344 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £40,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.88% -14.74% +18.75%
75th Percentile £56,250 £57,188 £51,250
90th Percentile £59,875 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Northern Ireland

Azure
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Azure in Northern Ireland

Azure
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 -10 39 £44,500 +4.09% 26
County Armagh - 2 £32,500 -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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 16 (39.02%) .NET
1 16 (39.02%) AWS
2 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (24.39%) DevOps
7 9 (21.95%) React
7 9 (21.95%) Degree
8 8 (19.51%) Google
8 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
9 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.63%) Linux
10 6 (14.63%) Unix
10 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
10 6 (14.63%) MVC
10 6 (14.63%) Go
11 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
11 5 (12.20%) REST
11 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
11 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 5 (12.20%) ITIL
11 5 (12.20%) HNC
11 5 (12.20%) Oracle
11 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
11 5 (12.20%) JIRA

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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) Headless CMS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Domino
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (39.02%) AWS
2 3 (7.32%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (7.32%) GCP
2 3 (7.32%) Power Platform
2 3 (7.32%) Serverless
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon Cognito
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (4.88%) PaaS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) LAN
1 4 (9.76%) WAN
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) BGP
3 1 (2.44%) DMZ
3 1 (2.44%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Power BI
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.88%) Data Lake
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) QlikView
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.44%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) Appium
3 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.44%) Postman
3 1 (2.44%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (12.20%) Public Sector
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Legal
3 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Law
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Developer
3 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Lead Software Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Solutions Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Test Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) .NET
2 9 (21.95%) React
3 8 (19.51%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.20%) REST
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Core
5 4 (9.76%) Angular 2
5 4 (9.76%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (9.76%) Node.js
6 3 (7.32%) Entity Framework
6 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 3 (7.32%) Material Design
6 3 (7.32%) Vue.js
7 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (4.88%) CSS
7 2 (4.88%) D3.js
7 2 (4.88%) Jest
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) Redux
7 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (7.32%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
2 2 (4.88%) Life Science
2 2 (4.88%) Renewable Energy
2 2 (4.88%) Smart City
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing Technology
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
2 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) DevOps
4 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
6 6 (14.63%) MVC
7 5 (12.20%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Analytics
8 4 (9.76%) Coaching
8 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
8 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 3 (7.32%) Agile Testing
9 3 (7.32%) API Development
9 3 (7.32%) BDD
9 3 (7.32%) Mathematics
9 3 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (7.32%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (36.59%) C#
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 6 (14.63%) Go
5 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
5 5 (12.20%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.88%) C++
6 2 (4.88%) Java
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) HNC
3 3 (7.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.88%) HND
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) vCenter Server
1 4 (9.76%) vRealize
2 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.51%) Google
3 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
4 5 (12.20%) Oracle
4 5 (12.20%) Veeam
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (7.32%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco
8 1 (2.44%) CommVault
8 1 (2.44%) Facebook