Period
to

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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 16 28 8
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Azure 144 61 71
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.69% 10.85% 17.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.60% 42.36% 68.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 30
10th Percentile £34,150 £27,625 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £34,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £37,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% -13.79% -13.00%
75th Percentile £58,750 £48,125 £59,375
90th Percentile £70,700 £52,500 £63,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - +3.92%

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 383 144 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.72% 25.62% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 175 98 40
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,675 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,875 £32,500 £34,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £77,500 £58,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%

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 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +11 120 £52,500 +40.00% 26
County Londonderry +3 11 £26,500 - 1
County Down - 7 £42,500 -
County Armagh +3 4 £42,500 +54.55%
Newry - 3 - -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 85 (59.03%) Docker
2 73 (50.69%) Social Skills
3 69 (47.92%) .NET
4 66 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 66 (45.83%) AngularJS
5 63 (43.75%) Agile
6 58 (40.28%) JavaScript
6 58 (40.28%) Git (software)
7 54 (37.50%) ASP.NET
8 53 (36.81%) SQL
9 52 (36.11%) Java
10 51 (35.42%) AWS
10 51 (35.42%) Node.js
11 50 (34.72%) DevOps
12 46 (31.94%) NoSQL
12 46 (31.94%) HTML
13 45 (31.25%) MVC
14 44 (30.56%) Web Development
14 44 (30.56%) Go
15 43 (29.86%) Kubernetes
15 43 (29.86%) Ruby
15 43 (29.86%) Problem-Solving
16 42 (29.17%) Angular 2
16 42 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
16 42 (29.17%) Marketing
16 42 (29.17%) CSS
16 42 (29.17%) HTTP
16 42 (29.17%) SSL
17 40 (27.78%) Linux
18 39 (27.08%) Bash

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 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.69%) Apache Airflow
3 1 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (35.42%) AWS
2 20 (13.89%) GCP
3 19 (13.19%) Microsoft 365
4 11 (7.64%) SaaS
5 10 (6.94%) GitHub
6 5 (3.47%) Azure DevOps
6 5 (3.47%) IaaS
7 3 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (2.08%) PaaS
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.39%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
8 2 (1.39%) OneDrive
8 2 (1.39%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.69%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.69%) Azure AKS
9 1 (0.69%) Azure Pipelines
9 1 (0.69%) Snowflake
9 1 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) HTTP
1 42 (29.17%) SSL
2 32 (22.22%) Firewall
3 9 (6.25%) LAN
3 9 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 7 (4.86%) WAN
5 4 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.78%) VPN
6 2 (1.39%) BGP
6 2 (1.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (1.39%) DNS
6 2 (1.39%) Network Security
6 2 (1.39%) OSPF
6 2 (1.39%) WebEx
6 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 2 (1.39%) WLAN
7 1 (0.69%) DMZ
7 1 (0.69%) SAN
7 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.94%) NoSQL
2 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.08%) Big Data
4 2 (1.39%) Power BI
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.69%) DynamoDB
5 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.69%) Parquet
5 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (40.28%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.69%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.69%) GitLab
3 1 (0.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.69%) Moq
3 1 (0.69%) MSTest
3 1 (0.69%) NUnit
3 1 (0.69%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 73 (50.69%) Social Skills
2 42 (29.17%) Marketing
3 29 (20.14%) Public Sector
4 13 (9.03%) Law
5 9 (6.25%) Electronics
6 5 (3.47%) Legal
7 4 (2.78%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.08%) Finance
9 2 (1.39%) Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.69%) Tech for Good
10 1 (0.69%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 55 (38.19%) Software Engineer
2 29 (20.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (18.06%) Developer
4 12 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 11 (7.64%) C# Developer
6 10 (6.94%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.94%) Full Stack Developer
7 9 (6.25%) Graduate
7 9 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Analyst
9 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (2.78%) IT Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) IT Support
10 4 (2.78%) IT Support Analyst
10 4 (2.78%) Security Specialist
10 4 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 4 (2.78%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.08%) Architect
11 3 (2.08%) Cloud Architect
11 3 (2.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (47.92%) .NET
2 66 (45.83%) AngularJS
3 54 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 51 (35.42%) Node.js
5 46 (31.94%) HTML
6 42 (29.17%) Angular 2
6 42 (29.17%) CSS
6 42 (29.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (9.72%) React
8 12 (8.33%) WCF
9 11 (7.64%) .NET Core
10 10 (6.94%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 10 (6.94%) Hibernate
10 10 (6.94%) jQuery
10 10 (6.94%) Vue.js
11 4 (2.78%) Spring
11 4 (2.78%) Spring Boot
12 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (1.39%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Tandem
2 9 (6.25%) Video\Live Streaming
3 8 (5.56%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.08%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (1.39%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.69%) Educational Technology
7 1 (0.69%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.69%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 40 (27.78%) Linux
2 13 (9.03%) Windows
3 10 (6.94%) Windows Server
4 9 (6.25%) Android
4 9 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 9 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.78%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.69%) CentOS
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (45.83%) Software Engineering
2 63 (43.75%) Agile
3 50 (34.72%) DevOps
4 45 (31.25%) MVC
5 44 (30.56%) Web Development
6 43 (29.86%) Problem-Solving
7 38 (26.39%) Full Stack Development
8 30 (20.83%) Build Automation
8 30 (20.83%) Presales
9 28 (19.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 28 (19.44%) Prototyping
9 28 (19.44%) Rapid Prototyping
9 28 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (12.50%) CI/CD
11 16 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 16 (11.11%) Microservices
11 16 (11.11%) Scrum
12 13 (9.03%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (8.33%) Software Testing
14 10 (6.94%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.28%) JavaScript
2 53 (36.81%) SQL
3 52 (36.11%) Java
4 44 (30.56%) Go
5 43 (29.86%) Ruby
6 39 (27.08%) Bash
7 27 (18.75%) C#
8 19 (13.19%) Python
9 10 (6.94%) TypeScript
10 9 (6.25%) Kotlin
10 9 (6.25%) Perl
11 7 (4.86%) C++
12 5 (3.47%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.39%) R
13 2 (1.39%) Rust
14 1 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 29 (20.14%) SC Cleared
1 29 (20.14%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.81%) Degree
3 5 (3.47%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.78%) CISSP
5 3 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (2.08%) CCSP
5 3 (2.08%) CGEIT
5 3 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.08%) CRISC
5 3 (2.08%) SSCP
6 2 (1.39%) CCNP
6 2 (1.39%) CCSK
6 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.69%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (1.39%) GDPR
2 2 (1.39%) NCSC
3 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 85 (59.03%) Docker
2 14 (9.72%) Active Directory
3 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (6.94%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (6.25%) Firmware
4 9 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.39%) vSphere
7 1 (0.69%) Squid
7 1 (0.69%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 43 (29.86%) Kubernetes
2 30 (20.83%) Ansible
3 3 (2.08%) CASB
4 1 (0.69%) SCCM
4 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.69%) Terraform
4 1 (0.69%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 23 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.03%) VMware
3 9 (6.25%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.17%) Cisco
5 3 (2.08%) Google
6 2 (1.39%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.69%) Citrix
7 1 (0.69%) Coverity
7 1 (0.69%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (0.69%) Databricks
7 1 (0.69%) F5
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle
7 1 (0.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.69%) Splunk
7 1 (0.69%) Veeam
7 1 (0.69%) Zscaler