Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 39 29
Rank change year-on-year +13 -10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 46 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.52% 6.36% 5.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.59% 29.59% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 18
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% +40.35%
10th Percentile £26,450 £33,750 £26,250
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% -

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 133 98 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.54% 21.49% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 84 52 50
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,975 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £64,250 £127,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +2.04%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +11 40 £41,500 -23.85% 25
County Londonderry - 6 - - 4
County Armagh +8 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 32 (69.57%) C#
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
4 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (43.48%) MVC
6 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
7 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
9 15 (32.61%) DevOps
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (28.26%) CSS
11 13 (28.26%) SQL
11 13 (28.26%) HTML
11 13 (28.26%) TDD
11 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
12 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
13 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
13 10 (21.74%) REST
13 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (21.74%) jQuery
14 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
14 9 (19.57%) Scrum
14 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
15 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
15 8 (17.39%) Office 365
15 8 (17.39%) Docker
15 8 (17.39%) Public Cloud

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 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.17%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.39%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (17.39%) Office 365
3 6 (13.04%) SaaS
4 5 (10.87%) PaaS
5 2 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.17%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.17%) IaaS
6 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) VPN
2 4 (8.70%) Internet
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (2.17%) BGP
5 1 (2.17%) IPsec
5 1 (2.17%) L2TP
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.17%) SMPP
5 1 (2.17%) SMS
5 1 (2.17%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.22%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.22%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.87%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (6.52%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (6.52%) Power BI
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.35%) MySQL
7 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.17%) Hazelcast
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) GoCD
3 2 (4.35%) Gradle
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (2.17%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.17%) gulp
4 1 (2.17%) JUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Selenium
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Legal
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Developer
2 16 (34.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (60.87%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) ASP.NET
3 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (36.96%) AngularJS
5 13 (28.26%) CSS
5 13 (28.26%) HTML
6 12 (26.09%) Entity Framework
7 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (21.74%) jQuery
7 10 (21.74%) REST
8 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.04%) Web Services
11 5 (10.87%) .NET Core
12 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (8.70%) Swagger
12 4 (8.70%) WCF
13 3 (6.52%) Angular 2
13 3 (6.52%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 4 (8.70%) Cloud Native
2 4 (8.70%) Internet of Things
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Unix
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (43.48%) MVC
3 15 (32.61%) DevOps
4 13 (28.26%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (28.26%) TDD
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 9 (19.57%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.22%) Web Development
7 6 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
7 6 (13.04%) OO
7 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.87%) BDD
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (10.87%) Microservices
8 5 (10.87%) SOA
8 5 (10.87%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 32 (69.57%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) Python
5 4 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.52%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) Scala
7 2 (4.35%) C++
7 2 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (15.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.52%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.17%) vCloud
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.17%) Xen
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Ansible
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (6.52%) Puppet
3 3 (6.52%) SCOM
4 2 (4.35%) Grafana
4 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.35%) Prometheus
4 2 (4.35%) Terraform
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) CloudForms
5 1 (2.17%) logstash
5 1 (2.17%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) Xamarin
4 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Red Hat