Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 11 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +33
Permanent jobs citing Azure 451 708 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 17.39% 12.98% 8.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.95% 50.36% 44.67%
Number of salaries quoted 293 524 367
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,050 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.99% +0.11% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £31,400 £32,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £66,250 £73,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 836 1,406 1,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 32.23% 25.78% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 528 909 722
Median annual salary £49,500 £45,100 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +0.22% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Scotland

Azure
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Scotland.

Salary trend for Azure in Scotland

Azure
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Scotland over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 2020. 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 +1 197 £52,500 +16.67% 28
Glasgow +8 181 £50,000 +9.89% 22
Aberdeen +15 35 £45,000 -5.26%
Dundee +17 21 £52,500 +28.83% 2
North Lanarkshire +3 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Fife 0 5 £32,250 -32.11% 1
West Lothian +19 2 £55,000 +18.28%
East Ayrshire +3 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire -1 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £30,000 - 1
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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.

1 184 (40.80%) AWS
2 164 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 163 (36.14%) Microsoft
4 152 (33.70%) SQL
5 148 (32.82%) C#
6 141 (31.26%) .NET
7 116 (25.72%) JavaScript
8 112 (24.83%) DevOps
9 108 (23.95%) SQL Server
10 84 (18.63%) Java
10 84 (18.63%) Python
11 74 (16.41%) Software Engineering
12 73 (16.19%) Windows
12 73 (16.19%) GCP
13 72 (15.96%) HTML
14 71 (15.74%) AngularJS
14 71 (15.74%) Docker
15 66 (14.63%) CSS
16 65 (14.41%) Finance
17 63 (13.97%) ASP.NET
18 62 (13.75%) Office 365
19 61 (13.53%) Kubernetes
20 57 (12.64%) React
21 55 (12.20%) Linux
22 52 (11.53%) .NET Core
23 50 (11.09%) MVC
23 50 (11.09%) Degree
24 48 (10.64%) TDD
24 48 (10.64%) Test Automation
25 42 (9.31%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (3.33%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.89%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.67%) Apache
6 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Fuse
6 3 (0.67%) SAS
7 2 (0.44%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.44%) nginx
8 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.22%) CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Drupal
8 1 (0.22%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.22%) IIS
8 1 (0.22%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.11%) Chatbot
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.44%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Magento
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 184 (40.80%) AWS
2 73 (16.19%) GCP
3 62 (13.75%) Office 365
4 37 (8.20%) PaaS
5 32 (7.10%) SaaS
6 23 (5.10%) IaaS
7 19 (4.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 18 (3.99%) Power Platform
9 12 (2.66%) Serverless
10 10 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (1.77%) Azure Functions
11 8 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.33%) GitHub
13 4 (0.89%) Amazon EMR
13 4 (0.89%) Logic Apps
13 4 (0.89%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.66%) WAN
2 19 (4.21%) LAN
3 17 (3.77%) Firewall
4 13 (2.88%) Network Security
5 8 (1.77%) Software-Defined Networking
5 8 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.55%) DNS
7 6 (1.33%) DHCP
7 6 (1.33%) SAN
7 6 (1.33%) VPN
8 4 (0.89%) ADSL
8 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (0.89%) Internet
8 4 (0.89%) MPLS
9 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.67%) SSH
9 3 (0.67%) SSL
9 3 (0.67%) VLAN
10 2 (0.44%) CTI
11 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (23.95%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.43%) NoSQL
3 35 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (4.66%) Big Data
7 19 (4.21%) Azure SQL Database
8 18 (3.99%) Power BI
9 14 (3.10%) Hadoop
10 13 (2.88%) Data Lake
10 13 (2.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.77%) MySQL
13 5 (1.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (1.11%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (1.11%) Impala
13 5 (1.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (8.87%) Selenium
2 37 (8.20%) Jenkins
3 29 (6.43%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.21%) Visual Studio
5 15 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (2.88%) JUnit
6 13 (2.88%) Maven
6 13 (2.88%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.66%) Ant
8 9 (2.00%) Cypress.io
9 8 (1.77%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.77%) Subversion
9 8 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.77%) Travis CI
10 7 (1.55%) JIRA
10 7 (1.55%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.33%) IBM UrbanCode
12 5 (1.11%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.11%) GitLab
General
1 65 (14.41%) Finance
2 18 (3.99%) Public Sector
3 16 (3.55%) Law
4 11 (2.44%) Legal
4 11 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.55%) Banking
6 6 (1.33%) Billing
6 6 (1.33%) Retail
7 3 (0.67%) Games
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
8 2 (0.44%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
9 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 141 (31.26%) Developer
2 56 (12.42%) .NET Developer
3 49 (10.86%) Senior Developer
4 43 (9.53%) Software Engineer
5 38 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (8.20%) Architect
7 34 (7.54%) Software Developer
8 27 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
9 24 (5.32%) Data Engineer
10 23 (5.10%) Consultant
11 21 (4.66%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.21%) DBA
12 19 (4.21%) Java Developer
13 18 (3.99%) Analyst
14 17 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 15 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.33%) Support Engineer
16 14 (3.10%) Engineering Manager
16 14 (3.10%) IT Support
16 14 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (31.26%) .NET
2 72 (15.96%) HTML
3 71 (15.74%) AngularJS
4 66 (14.63%) CSS
5 63 (13.97%) ASP.NET
6 57 (12.64%) React
7 52 (11.53%) .NET Core
8 41 (9.09%) RESTful
9 33 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 33 (7.32%) Web Services
10 32 (7.10%) Node.js
11 31 (6.87%) .NET Framework
12 26 (5.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (5.54%) HTML5
14 22 (4.88%) Spring
15 21 (4.66%) Vue.js
16 20 (4.43%) Kafka
17 15 (3.33%) jQuery
18 14 (3.10%) Entity Framework
18 14 (3.10%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.65%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (5.32%) Public Cloud
3 16 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.33%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.88%) User Experience
6 12 (2.66%) Data Centre
7 8 (1.77%) Cloud Native
7 8 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.55%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.33%) Renewable Energy
10 5 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (1.11%) Replication
11 4 (0.89%) PMI
12 3 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.67%) SCADA
13 2 (0.44%) PKI
13 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.22%) e-Learning
14 1 (0.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 73 (16.19%) Windows
2 55 (12.20%) Linux
3 36 (7.98%) Windows Server
4 14 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (2.88%) Unix
5 13 (2.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (1.55%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.11%) Mesosphere
8 4 (0.89%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.44%) CentOS
10 2 (0.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Solaris
11 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (24.83%) DevOps
3 74 (16.41%) Software Engineering
4 50 (11.09%) MVC
5 48 (10.64%) TDD
5 48 (10.64%) Test Automation
6 42 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (8.87%) Microservices
8 39 (8.65%) Analytics
9 38 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (7.98%) Problem-Solving
11 28 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (5.76%) SDLC
13 25 (5.54%) Artificial Intelligence
13 25 (5.54%) Mentoring
14 22 (4.88%) BDD
14 22 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 22 (4.88%) Scrum
14 22 (4.88%) Web Development
15 20 (4.43%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 152 (33.70%) SQL
2 148 (32.82%) C#
3 116 (25.72%) JavaScript
4 84 (18.63%) Java
4 84 (18.63%) Python
5 37 (8.20%) PowerShell
6 25 (5.54%) TypeScript
7 22 (4.88%) Scala
8 18 (3.99%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.10%) Bash Shell
10 13 (2.88%) Ruby
11 12 (2.66%) R
12 10 (2.22%) Go
13 8 (1.77%) Kotlin
14 6 (1.33%) Apple Swift
15 5 (1.11%) C++
15 5 (1.11%) PHP
15 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.89%) F#
17 3 (0.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 50 (11.09%) Degree
2 10 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.11%) CISSP
4 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) GCIH
6 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.67%) MCSE
6 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.44%) CCNA
7 2 (0.44%) CCNP
7 2 (0.44%) CISA
7 2 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.44%) CISM
8 1 (0.22%) HNC
8 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.77%) QA
2 6 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.11%) NCSC
4 3 (0.67%) NIST
5 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.44%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 71 (15.74%) Docker
2 37 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 22 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 9 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 61 (13.53%) Kubernetes
2 21 (4.66%) Terraform
3 19 (4.21%) Ansible
4 14 (3.10%) Puppet
4 14 (3.10%) SCCM
5 12 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.77%) Consul
6 8 (1.77%) Prometheus
7 5 (1.11%) Automic
7 5 (1.11%) Nessus
8 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.44%) Core Impact
10 2 (0.44%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.44%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.44%) Grafana
10 2 (0.44%) Graphite
10 2 (0.44%) Nagios
10 2 (0.44%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.44%) Packer
Vendors
1 163 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.21%) VMware
3 27 (5.99%) Google
3 27 (5.99%) Oracle
4 20 (4.43%) Databricks
5 18 (3.99%) Cisco
6 15 (3.33%) IBM
7 13 (2.88%) Citrix
8 12 (2.66%) Splunk
9 6 (1.33%) Tableau
10 5 (1.11%) Palo Alto
11 4 (0.89%) Fortinet
11 4 (0.89%) SAP
11 4 (0.89%) Sophos
11 4 (0.89%) Talend
12 3 (0.67%) Capita
12 3 (0.67%) McAfee
12 3 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.67%) Red Hat
12 3 (0.67%) Symantec