Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 22 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 +36 -27
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 107 32 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 14.52% 8.40% 0.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.54% 35.16% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 66 22 2
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £36,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% +26.09% -23.33%
10th Percentile £33,125 £24,250 £22,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £36,125
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 216 91 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 29.31% 23.88% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 121 68 49
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 94 £50,000 +53.85% 7
County Londonderry +2 13 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 75 (70.09%) C#
1 75 (70.09%) .NET
2 69 (64.49%) Microsoft
3 57 (53.27%) ASP.NET
3 57 (53.27%) MVC
3 57 (53.27%) AngularJS
4 50 (46.73%) CSS
4 50 (46.73%) HTML
4 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
5 49 (45.79%) Amazon AWS
5 49 (45.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (42.06%) DevOps
7 42 (39.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (33.64%) jQuery
9 35 (32.71%) SQL
10 34 (31.78%) Unit Testing
11 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
11 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (26.17%) Docker
15 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (21.50%) REST
15 23 (21.50%) Analytics
16 21 (19.63%) Entity Framework
16 21 (19.63%) .NET Framework
17 19 (17.76%) PaaS
18 18 (16.82%) Test Automation
18 18 (16.82%) OO
18 18 (16.82%) Dynamics 365

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 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.48%) IIS
3 3 (2.80%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.93%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (10.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) MultiChain
2 1 (0.93%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 49 (45.79%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (17.76%) PaaS
3 18 (16.82%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (14.95%) Office 365
5 12 (11.21%) Power Platform
6 8 (7.48%) Serverless
7 7 (6.54%) SaaS
8 6 (5.61%) Azure Functions
9 5 (4.67%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.87%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.93%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.93%) IaaS
11 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.93%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.93%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.67%) Network Security
2 4 (3.74%) VPN
3 3 (2.80%) Skype
3 3 (2.80%) Wireless
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.87%) Firewall
4 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.87%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.93%) SMPP
5 1 (0.93%) SMS
5 1 (0.93%) SSH
5 1 (0.93%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
2 17 (15.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (13.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server
4 13 (12.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (11.21%) Power BI
6 9 (8.41%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.41%) Relational Database
7 6 (5.61%) MySQL
8 5 (4.67%) Blockchain
9 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.87%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.93%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.93%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.93%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (10.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.80%) JIRA
5 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Maven
5 1 (0.93%) Selenium
5 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (69.16%) Developer
2 47 (43.93%) .NET Developer
3 23 (21.50%) Software Developer
4 18 (16.82%) Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Security Architect
6 9 (8.41%) Senior Developer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Architect
9 5 (4.67%) Principal Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Principal Software Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) DevSecOps Architect
11 3 (2.80%) Azure Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Lead Developer
11 3 (2.80%) Network Engineer
12 2 (1.87%) Solutions Architect
12 2 (1.87%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (70.09%) .NET
2 57 (53.27%) AngularJS
2 57 (53.27%) ASP.NET
3 50 (46.73%) CSS
3 50 (46.73%) HTML
4 49 (45.79%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (33.64%) jQuery
6 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (21.50%) REST
7 21 (19.63%) .NET Framework
7 21 (19.63%) Entity Framework
8 17 (15.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (14.95%) .NET Core
10 15 (14.02%) Swagger
11 12 (11.21%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (8.41%) Web Services
13 8 (7.48%) React
14 7 (6.54%) JSON
15 5 (4.67%) ASP.NET Core
15 5 (4.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Cloud Native
2 9 (8.41%) Enterprise Cloud
3 3 (2.80%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
4 2 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.87%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) Replication
5 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.93%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Linux
2 3 (2.80%) CentOS
2 3 (2.80%) Ubuntu
2 3 (2.80%) Unix
2 3 (2.80%) Windows
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.27%) MVC
2 45 (42.06%) DevOps
3 34 (31.78%) Unit Testing
4 33 (30.84%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (29.91%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (27.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (21.50%) Analytics
8 18 (16.82%) OO
8 18 (16.82%) Test Automation
9 17 (15.89%) Infrastructure as Code
9 17 (15.89%) WFM
10 15 (14.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 15 (14.02%) Microservices
10 15 (14.02%) Refactoring
10 15 (14.02%) Sprint Planning
11 12 (11.21%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (10.28%) CRM
13 9 (8.41%) Security Architecture
14 7 (6.54%) Mentoring
14 7 (6.54%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (70.09%) C#
2 50 (46.73%) JavaScript
3 35 (32.71%) SQL
4 8 (7.48%) Java
5 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.54%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (5.61%) Python
7 2 (1.87%) Ruby
7 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) CREST Certified
2 5 (4.67%) OSCP
3 3 (2.80%) CCNA
3 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.87%) CCNP
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.87%) Degree
4 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) CCDA
5 1 (0.93%) CCDP
5 1 (0.93%) CCIE
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.93%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 28 (26.17%) Docker
2 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.93%) vCloud
3 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (7.48%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.74%) Ansible
3 3 (2.80%) Puppet
4 2 (1.87%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.93%) CloudForms
5 1 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 69 (64.49%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) VMware
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Brocade
4 3 (2.80%) Citrix
4 3 (2.80%) Juniper
4 3 (2.80%) SAP
4 3 (2.80%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.87%) Aruba
5 2 (1.87%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) BT
6 1 (0.93%) Dell
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat