Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 56 28
Rank change year-on-year +32 -28 -
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 35 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.16% 1.07% 7.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.05% 9.09% 42.31%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 16
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,875 £41,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 76 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.90% 11.78% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 48 49 39
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,625 £57,500 £72,000
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +28 26 £40,000 +30.08% 8
County Londonderry - 5 - - 1
County Armagh +4 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) C#
3 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
5 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
6 15 (42.86%) .NET
7 13 (37.14%) MVC
8 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
8 12 (34.29%) Web Development
9 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 9 (25.71%) Product Management
10 9 (25.71%) JIRA
10 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
11 8 (22.86%) CSS
11 8 (22.86%) HTML
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
11 8 (22.86%) JSON
11 8 (22.86%) Ajax
11 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (22.86%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 7 (20.00%) TDD
12 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
12 7 (20.00%) CRM
12 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (20.00%) VMware
13 6 (17.14%) Scrum
13 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
13 6 (17.14%) Citrix

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 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) JBoss
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.86%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (11.43%) PaaS
3 4 (11.43%) SaaS
4 3 (8.57%) Office 365
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.71%) Power BI
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
1 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.86%) CA Release Automation
4 1 (2.86%) gulp
4 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) JUnit
4 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Law
1 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) CRM Consultant
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) CRM Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Scala Software Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) Ajax
2 8 (22.86%) CSS
2 8 (22.86%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) JSON
3 7 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (11.43%) WCF
7 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
7 2 (5.71%) RESTful
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
7 2 (5.71%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.86%) boto
8 1 (2.86%) Node.js
8 1 (2.86%) REST
8 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Driving Licence
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
1 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) Systems Analysis
3 12 (34.29%) Web Development
4 9 (25.71%) Product Management
5 7 (20.00%) CRM
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Change Management
6 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (17.14%) Scrum
7 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 5 (14.29%) Presales
8 4 (11.43%) BDD
8 4 (11.43%) Creative Thinking
8 4 (11.43%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.43%) Migration
8 4 (11.43%) Project Management
8 4 (11.43%) SOA
8 4 (11.43%) SOLID
9 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.57%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (17.14%) vSphere
2 4 (11.43%) XenApp
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) logstash
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.86%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle