Period
to 23 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 45 25
Rank change year-on-year +14 -20 +23
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 31 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.45% 4.91% 6.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.47% 28.77% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 17
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +40.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £33,750 £28,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 85 73 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 20.43% 17.06% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 47
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £30,200
90th Percentile £71,000 £69,500 £127,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Northern Ireland

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Northern Ireland

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 September 2018. 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 +9 25 £40,000 -26.61% 16
County Londonderry - 5 - - 1
County Armagh +9 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) .NET
4 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
6 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (35.48%) MVC
8 10 (32.26%) TDD
9 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
10 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (25.81%) Office 365
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (22.58%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (22.58%) Web Development
11 7 (22.58%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) SQL
11 7 (22.58%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
12 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
12 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
12 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
12 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
13 5 (16.13%) SaaS
13 5 (16.13%) BDD
13 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (16.13%) SOLID
13 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft 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 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Solr
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (25.81%) Office 365
3 7 (22.58%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (16.13%) SaaS
5 4 (12.90%) PaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Azure Functions
6 1 (3.23%) IaaS
6 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) SAN
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) Power BI
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.23%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (3.23%) GoCD
5 1 (3.23%) Gradle
5 1 (3.23%) gulp
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.23%) Selenium
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Law
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 13 (41.94%) Software Developer
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (9.68%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Scala Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) .NET
2 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
3 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
5 6 (19.35%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) CSS
6 4 (12.90%) HTML
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) WCF
7 3 (9.68%) .NET Core
7 3 (9.68%) Ajax
7 3 (9.68%) JSON
7 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (6.45%) jQuery
8 2 (6.45%) Swagger
8 2 (6.45%) Web Services
8 2 (6.45%) WPF
9 1 (3.23%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
3 2 (6.45%) Internet of Things
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) AIX
4 1 (3.23%) HPUX
4 1 (3.23%) Linux
4 1 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) MVC
3 10 (32.26%) TDD
4 8 (25.81%) Systems Analysis
5 7 (22.58%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) Web Development
6 6 (19.35%) Mentoring
7 5 (16.13%) BDD
7 5 (16.13%) CRM
7 5 (16.13%) Customer Requirements
7 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (16.13%) SOLID
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (12.90%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (12.90%) Presales
8 4 (12.90%) SOA
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 3 (9.68%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) C#
2 14 (45.16%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) PowerShell
5 3 (9.68%) Scala
6 2 (6.45%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.68%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Terminal Services
2 3 (9.68%) vSphere
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) Ansible
3 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.45%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Grafana
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) logstash
4 1 (3.23%) Prometheus
4 1 (3.23%) Rundeck
4 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
5 1 (3.23%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle