Period
to 24 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 24 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 20 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 +30 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure 766 510 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.03% 9.45% 5.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.79% 48.76% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 518 337 203
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,355 £31,150 £31,375
90th Percentile £64,125 £75,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,398 1,046 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.43% 19.38% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 898 656 474
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,875 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £69,375 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Scotland

Azure
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Scotland.

Salary trend for Azure in Scotland

Azure
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Scotland

Azure
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Edinburgh +9 427 £45,000 -14.29% 63
Glasgow +12 262 £45,000 -5.26% 67
Fife +8 27 £45,000 -1.64% 3
Aberdeen +8 19 £39,000 +4.00% 6
West Lothian -1 5 £42,500 +25.00% 1
Dundee -5 5 £41,250 +37.50% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 5 - -
Stirling +6 3 £37,500 -16.67% 4
South Lanarkshire +3 3 £45,000 +20.00%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
East Ayrshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Midlothian - 2 £34,750 -
Falkirk - 2 £28,500 -
Angus - 1 £45,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £30,000 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 2019, IT jobs citing 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Azure.

1 343 (44.78%) AWS
2 293 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (34.60%) DevOps
4 254 (33.16%) SQL
5 248 (32.38%) .NET
6 221 (28.85%) C#
7 215 (28.07%) Microsoft
8 189 (24.67%) JavaScript
9 179 (23.37%) Python
10 161 (21.02%) SQL Server
11 158 (20.63%) GCP
12 150 (19.58%) Microservices
13 141 (18.41%) Linux
14 138 (18.02%) Finance
15 134 (17.49%) Windows
16 123 (16.06%) Software Engineering
17 121 (15.80%) Docker
18 120 (15.67%) Kubernetes
18 120 (15.67%) Java
19 118 (15.40%) MVC
20 117 (15.27%) PowerShell
21 111 (14.49%) Ansible
21 111 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
22 108 (14.10%) Terraform
23 107 (13.97%) Scrum
24 104 (13.58%) Google
25 102 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
26 101 (13.19%) React
26 101 (13.19%) ASP.NET
27 100 (13.05%) AngularJS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.09%) Apache
3 13 (1.70%) SAS
4 12 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.57%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.44%) Confluence
5 11 (1.44%) IIS
6 9 (1.17%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.04%) JBoss
7 8 (1.04%) Jetty
7 8 (1.04%) nginx
8 5 (0.65%) CMS
9 4 (0.52%) Jupyter
10 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.26%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.78%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Maximo
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 343 (44.78%) AWS
2 158 (20.63%) GCP
3 72 (9.40%) Office 365
4 59 (7.70%) SaaS
5 41 (5.35%) Power Platform
6 32 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (3.92%) PaaS
8 25 (3.26%) IaaS
9 19 (2.48%) Azure Stack
10 18 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (2.09%) Serverless
12 10 (1.31%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
14 5 (0.65%) GitHub
14 5 (0.65%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.65%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
16 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
16 3 (0.39%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.92%) Firewall
2 25 (3.26%) Internet
2 25 (3.26%) LAN
2 25 (3.26%) WAN
3 22 (2.87%) Network Security
4 21 (2.74%) DNS
5 20 (2.61%) VLAN
6 19 (2.48%) TCP/IP
7 17 (2.22%) DHCP
8 14 (1.83%) VPN
9 13 (1.70%) VoIP
10 11 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.17%) HTTP
12 7 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.52%) Skype
15 3 (0.39%) ADSL
15 3 (0.39%) Cisco Firepower
15 3 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (21.02%) SQL Server
2 71 (9.27%) NoSQL
3 49 (6.40%) Big Data
4 41 (5.35%) Power BI
5 38 (4.96%) MongoDB
6 33 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 29 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
9 22 (2.87%) Cosmos DB
10 21 (2.74%) Relational Database
10 21 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (2.35%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.44%) MySQL
15 10 (1.31%) QlikView
15 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2017
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.91%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.91%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 99 (12.92%) Jenkins
2 83 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (6.27%) JIRA
5 45 (5.87%) Subversion
6 35 (4.57%) Visual Studio
7 29 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
8 27 (3.52%) GoCD
9 26 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (3.26%) Ant
10 25 (3.26%) Apache Ivy
10 25 (3.26%) TeamCity
11 24 (3.13%) IBM UrbanCode
12 19 (2.48%) PhantomJS
13 17 (2.22%) Selenium
14 13 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (1.57%) SonarQube
16 11 (1.44%) Hudson
17 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
18 8 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 138 (18.02%) Finance
2 58 (7.57%) Public Sector
3 50 (6.53%) Retail
4 49 (6.40%) Banking
5 10 (1.31%) Law
5 10 (1.31%) Marketing
6 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.26%) Legal
9 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Games
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 229 (29.90%) Developer
2 88 (11.49%) .NET Developer
2 88 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
3 74 (9.66%) Software Engineer
4 61 (7.96%) Consultant
4 61 (7.96%) Software Developer
5 57 (7.44%) Senior Developer
5 57 (7.44%) Senior DevOps
6 53 (6.92%) Cloud Engineer
7 52 (6.79%) C# Developer
8 40 (5.22%) Data Engineer
9 39 (5.09%) C# .NET Developer
10 35 (4.57%) Architect
11 29 (3.79%) Security Engineer
12 28 (3.66%) DevOps Consultant
13 26 (3.39%) AWS Engineer
13 26 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
14 25 (3.26%) .NET Software Engineer
14 25 (3.26%) Senior Software Developer
15 24 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (32.38%) .NET
2 101 (13.19%) ASP.NET
2 101 (13.19%) React
3 100 (13.05%) AngularJS
4 93 (12.14%) .NET Core
5 80 (10.44%) CSS
5 80 (10.44%) HTML
6 76 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (6.27%) Node.js
8 43 (5.61%) .NET Framework
9 34 (4.44%) Entity Framework
9 34 (4.44%) Spring
10 32 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 32 (4.18%) Spring Boot
11 29 (3.79%) Web Services
12 28 (3.66%) Elastic Stack
12 28 (3.66%) HTML5
13 27 (3.52%) RESTful
14 26 (3.39%) jQuery
15 24 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (4.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 31 (4.05%) Public Cloud
4 31 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 20 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 15 (1.96%) Internet of Things
7 12 (1.57%) User Experience
7 12 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.44%) EMC VMAX
9 9 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 8 (1.04%) Clustering
10 8 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.78%) Social Media
13 5 (0.65%) Media Streaming
13 5 (0.65%) Robotics
14 4 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 141 (18.41%) Linux
2 134 (17.49%) Windows
3 64 (8.36%) Unix
4 37 (4.83%) Windows Server
5 23 (3.00%) Windows 10
6 14 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.31%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.17%) Android
9 7 (0.91%) CentOS
10 5 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.52%) Debian
12 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.13%) Solaris
14 1 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (38.25%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (34.60%) DevOps
3 150 (19.58%) Microservices
4 123 (16.06%) Software Engineering
5 118 (15.40%) MVC
6 111 (14.49%) Problem-Solving
7 107 (13.97%) Scrum
8 98 (12.79%) SDLC
9 93 (12.14%) Business Intelligence
10 83 (10.84%) Mentoring
11 72 (9.40%) Test Automation
12 71 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
13 61 (7.96%) Fintech
14 55 (7.18%) Analytics
15 54 (7.05%) Coaching
15 54 (7.05%) TDD
16 50 (6.53%) Infrastructure as Code
17 49 (6.40%) Open Source
18 46 (6.01%) Continuous Improvement
19 45 (5.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 254 (33.16%) SQL
2 221 (28.85%) C#
3 189 (24.67%) JavaScript
4 179 (23.37%) Python
5 120 (15.67%) Java
6 117 (15.27%) PowerShell
7 65 (8.49%) Bash Shell
7 65 (8.49%) Ruby
8 56 (7.31%) TypeScript
9 31 (4.05%) R
10 26 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.26%) Groovy
12 21 (2.74%) C++
12 21 (2.74%) Go
13 14 (1.83%) Scala
14 11 (1.44%) Kotlin
15 8 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.04%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.91%) PHP
16 7 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (6.01%) Degree
2 37 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.87%) MCSA
5 19 (2.48%) CCNA
5 19 (2.48%) MCSE
6 12 (1.57%) CCNP
7 9 (1.17%) CISM
7 9 (1.17%) CISSP
8 8 (1.04%) GIAC
8 8 (1.04%) HND
9 7 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.65%) MCSD
10 5 (0.65%) MCTS
11 4 (0.52%) RHCT
12 3 (0.39%) ISEB
12 3 (0.39%) MCAD
12 3 (0.39%) PhD
12 3 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.18%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) GDPR
2 10 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.17%) SLA
4 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.04%) NIST
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 121 (15.80%) Docker
2 56 (7.31%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.74%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.44%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.52%) HDFS
6 4 (0.52%) KVM
7 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.26%) Firmware
8 2 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 120 (15.67%) Kubernetes
2 111 (14.49%) Ansible
3 108 (14.10%) Terraform
4 102 (13.32%) Opscode Chef
5 80 (10.44%) Puppet
6 24 (3.13%) Consul
6 24 (3.13%) Rundeck
7 12 (1.57%) SCCM
8 9 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.78%) Nagios
10 5 (0.65%) CASB
11 4 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
11 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.39%) Avamar
12 3 (0.39%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.26%) Packer
13 2 (0.26%) Salt
13 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 215 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 104 (13.58%) Google
3 58 (7.57%) Cisco
4 56 (7.31%) Splunk
5 52 (6.79%) Oracle
6 46 (6.01%) VMware
7 45 (5.87%) ServiceNow
8 25 (3.26%) Micro Focus
8 25 (3.26%) Symantec
9 24 (3.13%) Delphix
9 24 (3.13%) IBM
9 24 (3.13%) RedGate
10 19 (2.48%) Citrix
10 19 (2.48%) CyberArk
11 17 (2.22%) EMC
11 17 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.83%) Apple
12 14 (1.83%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.70%) AppDynamics
13 13 (1.70%) Informatica