Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 37 40
Rank change year-on-year +18 +3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 70 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 11.36% 6.90% 2.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.03% 28.57% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 7
Northern Ireland median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £33,750 £23,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £70,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +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 159 112 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.81% 24.14% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 100 65 33
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,750 £24,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,000 £50,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 64 £50,000 +58.73% 25
County Londonderry - 6 - - 5
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 55 (78.57%) C#
2 52 (74.29%) .NET
3 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 41 (58.57%) AngularJS
5 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
6 37 (52.86%) MVC
6 37 (52.86%) Amazon AWS
7 34 (48.57%) DevOps
8 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (47.14%) HTML
8 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
8 33 (47.14%) CSS
9 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (41.43%) SQL
11 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (37.14%) Docker
11 26 (37.14%) REST
12 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (32.86%) jQuery
12 23 (32.86%) Unit Testing
12 23 (32.86%) NoSQL
13 19 (27.14%) Entity Framework
14 18 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (24.29%) OO
16 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
16 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (22.86%) Microservices
16 16 (22.86%) Analytics
16 16 (22.86%) Cloud Native

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 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.43%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.86%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (10.00%) PaaS
3 6 (8.57%) Office 365
4 5 (7.14%) SaaS
5 3 (4.29%) Azure Functions
5 3 (4.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.29%) Serverless
6 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (8.57%) VPN
3 3 (4.29%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) SMPP
4 2 (2.86%) SMS
4 2 (2.86%) SSH
4 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.43%) BGP
5 1 (1.43%) IPsec
5 1 (1.43%) L2TP
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) NoSQL
2 15 (21.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (11.43%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) Power BI
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.71%) Blockchain
6 3 (4.29%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (4.29%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.86%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.86%) GoCD
4 2 (2.86%) Gradle
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) JIRA
5 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (4.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (77.14%) Developer
2 30 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 24 (34.29%) Software Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Architect
4 5 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Security Architect
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Mobile Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Principal Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Principal Software Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (1.43%) Senior .NET Architect
8 1 (1.43%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (74.29%) .NET
2 41 (58.57%) AngularJS
3 33 (47.14%) ASP.NET
3 33 (47.14%) CSS
3 33 (47.14%) HTML
4 31 (44.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 26 (37.14%) REST
6 23 (32.86%) jQuery
7 19 (27.14%) Entity Framework
8 18 (25.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (22.86%) .NET Framework
9 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (21.43%) .NET Core
10 15 (21.43%) Swagger
11 9 (12.86%) Web Services
12 8 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
13 6 (8.57%) Ajax
13 6 (8.57%) JSON
14 4 (5.71%) Node.js
15 3 (4.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Cloud Native
2 7 (10.00%) Internet of Things
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
4 4 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.86%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.86%) User Experience
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) MVC
2 34 (48.57%) DevOps
3 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (32.86%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (32.86%) Unit Testing
5 18 (25.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (24.29%) OO
7 16 (22.86%) Analytics
7 16 (22.86%) Microservices
8 15 (21.43%) Refactoring
8 15 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 14 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 14 (20.00%) WFM
10 13 (18.57%) Artificial Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) OOP
11 9 (12.86%) TDD
11 9 (12.86%) Web Development
12 7 (10.00%) SDLC
13 6 (8.57%) Scrum
14 5 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) C#
2 38 (54.29%) JavaScript
3 29 (41.43%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Java
4 7 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.29%) Ruby
6 3 (4.29%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) C++
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (37.14%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) vCloud
2 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Xen
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.14%) Ansible
3 3 (4.29%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) CloudForms
4 2 (2.86%) Grafana
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.86%) Prometheus
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Terraform
5 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco