Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 32 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.90% 2.17% 2.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 29.09% 17.78% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £23,850 £26,250 £27,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £42,500 £45,200
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 110 45 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 23.71% 12.20% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 63 33 13
Northern Ireland median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.43% -6.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,750 £22,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 0 31 £31,500 -10.00% 14
County Armagh - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 27 (84.38%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (75.00%) .NET
4 24 (75.00%) Oracle
5 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (59.38%) Scrum
7 19 (59.38%) Legal
7 19 (59.38%) DevOps
7 19 (59.38%) SDLC
8 16 (50.00%) SaaS
8 16 (50.00%) PaaS
9 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
10 14 (43.75%) SOA
10 14 (43.75%) CRM
10 14 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
10 14 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (43.75%) Microservices
11 13 (40.63%) Migration
11 13 (40.63%) MVC
11 13 (40.63%) Finance
12 12 (37.50%) Data Security
12 12 (37.50%) Ruby
12 12 (37.50%) Python
12 12 (37.50%) UML
12 12 (37.50%) PHP
12 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
12 12 (37.50%) SharePoint Server

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 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 14 (43.75%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (43.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 12 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (9.38%) IIS
6 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (43.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (84.38%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (50.00%) PaaS
2 16 (50.00%) SaaS
3 12 (37.50%) iPaaS
4 4 (12.50%) Office 365
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Cosmos DB
1 7 (21.88%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.88%) RDBMS
1 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Bitbucket
1 12 (37.50%) GitLab
1 12 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 7 (21.88%) TeamCity
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.13%) JIRA
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (59.38%) Legal
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Architect
2 13 (40.63%) Technical Architect
3 9 (28.13%) Developer
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.13%) Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) .NET
2 22 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) Node.js
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 11 (34.38%) Entity Framework
4 11 (34.38%) HTML
5 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 10 (31.25%) jQuery
5 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (31.25%) Web Services
6 9 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (21.88%) Angular 2
7 7 (21.88%) Backbone.js
7 7 (21.88%) Classic ASP
7 7 (21.88%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (21.88%) RESTful
8 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (9.38%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.38%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (59.38%) DevOps
2 19 (59.38%) Scrum
2 19 (59.38%) SDLC
3 14 (43.75%) CRM
3 14 (43.75%) Microservices
3 14 (43.75%) SOA
4 13 (40.63%) Migration
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) ArchiMate
5 12 (37.50%) Data Migration
5 12 (37.50%) Data Security
5 12 (37.50%) Kanban
5 12 (37.50%) Open Source
5 12 (37.50%) Open Source Development
5 12 (37.50%) Software Architecture
5 12 (37.50%) UML
6 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 7 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PHP
1 12 (37.50%) Python
1 12 (37.50%) Ruby
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 8 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) MCP
2 1 (3.13%) MCSE
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) GCP
System Software
1 12 (37.50%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) vSphere
3 3 (9.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) Kubernetes
1 12 (37.50%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (37.50%) Puppet
2 5 (15.63%) SCCM
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) Xamarin