Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 9 24
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 422 719 490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 20.62% 15.36% 9.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.75% 53.02% 46.23%
Number of salaries quoted 376 497 337
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 800 1,356 1,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.08% 28.96% 19.67%
Number of salaries quoted 590 828 659
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,925 £30,000 £29,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,384 £70,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 185 £49,000 +3.16% 83
Glasgow +2 166 £53,500 +18.89% 35
Dundee +9 26 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Aberdeen +3 9 £49,536 +10.08% 3
Fife +3 9 £32,000 -32.63% 2
North Lanarkshire +5 7 £50,000 +25.00% 1
West Lothian +8 4 £40,000 +14.29% 1
South Lanarkshire +3 3 £47,500 +9.20%
Stirling -2 1 £47,500 -24.60% 2
Moray - 1 £26,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 146 (34.60%) DevOps
2 142 (33.65%) Microsoft
3 133 (31.52%) .NET
3 133 (31.52%) AWS
4 126 (29.86%) SQL
5 123 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
6 118 (27.96%) C#
7 103 (24.41%) SQL Server
8 94 (22.27%) JavaScript
9 75 (17.77%) Windows
10 71 (16.82%) Software Engineering
11 66 (15.64%) .NET Core
12 63 (14.93%) Office 365
13 60 (14.22%) Finance
14 59 (13.98%) GCP
15 55 (13.03%) MVC
15 55 (13.03%) Java
16 50 (11.85%) Kubernetes
17 46 (10.90%) Python
18 45 (10.66%) Oracle
18 45 (10.66%) CSS
19 44 (10.43%) Docker
20 42 (9.95%) ASP.NET
21 41 (9.72%) Migration
22 40 (9.48%) AngularJS
22 40 (9.48%) Linux
23 39 (9.24%) SaaS
24 38 (9.00%) Mentoring
24 38 (9.00%) Microservices
25 37 (8.77%) Continuous Integration

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 (3.55%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.61%) IIS
3 8 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.90%) Skype for Business
4 7 (1.66%) Confluence
5 5 (1.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.95%) Apache
6 4 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.24%) Luigi
7 1 (0.24%) Mule
7 1 (0.24%) Mule ESB
7 1 (0.24%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 133 (31.52%) AWS
2 63 (14.93%) Office 365
3 59 (13.98%) GCP
4 39 (9.24%) SaaS
5 23 (5.45%) Cloud Computing
6 22 (5.21%) Power Platform
7 18 (4.27%) PaaS
8 14 (3.32%) IaaS
9 10 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (1.90%) Serverless
12 5 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.71%) Logic Apps
13 3 (0.71%) PowerApps
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon EKS
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon EMR
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
14 2 (0.47%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.55%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.32%) Firewall
3 13 (3.08%) WAN
4 12 (2.84%) LAN
5 9 (2.13%) Skype
6 8 (1.90%) DNS
6 8 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (1.66%) CTI
7 7 (1.66%) Intranet
7 7 (1.66%) VPN
8 6 (1.42%) DHCP
9 5 (1.18%) Internet
9 5 (1.18%) Network Security
9 5 (1.18%) SAN
10 4 (0.95%) VoIP
11 2 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (0.47%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.47%) NAS
11 2 (0.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (24.41%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.16%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.45%) Big Data
5 21 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.74%) Power BI
7 19 (4.50%) Hadoop
8 15 (3.55%) MySQL
8 15 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.84%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (2.61%) Data Lake
11 10 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.90%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.66%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
14 7 (1.66%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (7.82%) Jenkins
2 29 (6.87%) Selenium
3 27 (6.40%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.32%) JIRA
5 12 (2.84%) Cucumber
5 12 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (2.84%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.61%) Travis CI
7 10 (2.37%) Visual Studio
8 8 (1.90%) IBM UrbanCode
8 8 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 7 (1.66%) GitLab
9 7 (1.66%) JUnit
9 7 (1.66%) Metasploit
9 7 (1.66%) WebScarab
10 6 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.42%) Cypress.io
11 5 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.18%) FishEye
12 4 (0.95%) Gradle
General
1 60 (14.22%) Finance
2 17 (4.03%) Manufacturing
2 17 (4.03%) Public Sector
3 10 (2.37%) Games
4 9 (2.13%) Banking
5 6 (1.42%) Marketing
6 5 (1.18%) German Language
7 3 (0.71%) Automotive
7 3 (0.71%) Electronics
7 3 (0.71%) Law
7 3 (0.71%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 104 (24.64%) Developer
2 53 (12.56%) Architect
3 52 (12.32%) Software Engineer
4 41 (9.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 38 (9.00%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.77%) Azure Engineer
7 32 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 32 (7.58%) .NET Software Engineer
8 26 (6.16%) Consultant
9 22 (5.21%) Senior .NET Developer
10 21 (4.98%) Platform Engineer
10 21 (4.98%) Senior Software Engineer
10 21 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
11 18 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 17 (4.03%) Data Engineer
13 16 (3.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 14 (3.32%) Full Stack Developer
14 14 (3.32%) IT Manager
15 13 (3.08%) Cloud Architect
15 13 (3.08%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (31.52%) .NET
2 66 (15.64%) .NET Core
3 45 (10.66%) CSS
4 42 (9.95%) ASP.NET
5 40 (9.48%) AngularJS
6 31 (7.35%) React
7 29 (6.87%) Ajax
7 29 (6.87%) HTML
7 29 (6.87%) jQuery
8 26 (6.16%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (5.21%) Kafka
10 19 (4.50%) XML
11 18 (4.27%) .NET Framework
11 18 (4.27%) REST
12 17 (4.03%) RESTful
13 16 (3.79%) Web Services
14 13 (3.08%) Node.js
15 12 (2.84%) Entity Framework
16 8 (1.90%) OAuth
16 8 (1.90%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 19 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.32%) Cloud Native
5 13 (3.08%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.84%) Data Centre
6 12 (2.84%) User Experience
7 11 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 8 (1.90%) FMCG
10 6 (1.42%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.95%) Clustering
12 4 (0.95%) EPoS
12 4 (0.95%) LIMS
12 4 (0.95%) PKI
13 3 (0.71%) Analytical Mindset
13 3 (0.71%) Life Science
13 3 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
14 2 (0.47%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.77%) Windows
2 40 (9.48%) Linux
3 32 (7.58%) Windows Server
4 8 (1.90%) Mesosphere
5 7 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.66%) Unix
6 5 (1.18%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 2 (0.47%) CentOS
10 1 (0.24%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (34.60%) DevOps
2 123 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.82%) Software Engineering
4 55 (13.03%) MVC
5 41 (9.72%) Migration
6 38 (9.00%) Mentoring
6 38 (9.00%) Microservices
7 37 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 35 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
9 34 (8.06%) SDLC
9 34 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 33 (7.82%) Infrastructure as Code
11 31 (7.35%) Scrum
12 29 (6.87%) API Testing
13 26 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (6.16%) Project Delivery
14 24 (5.69%) Analytics
14 24 (5.69%) Data Modelling
15 23 (5.45%) BDD
15 23 (5.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (29.86%) SQL
2 118 (27.96%) C#
3 94 (22.27%) JavaScript
4 55 (13.03%) Java
5 46 (10.90%) Python
6 35 (8.29%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.21%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.03%) Scala
9 14 (3.32%) R
10 11 (2.61%) TypeScript
11 10 (2.37%) C++
12 9 (2.13%) Go
12 9 (2.13%) Ruby
12 9 (2.13%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.42%) F#
14 5 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.95%) Apple Swift
16 3 (0.71%) Groovy
16 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (5.69%) Degree
2 18 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.13%) AWS Certification
3 9 (2.13%) CCNA
3 9 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (1.66%) CCNP
4 7 (1.66%) MCSE
5 5 (1.18%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.47%) MCDBA
6 2 (0.47%) MCITP
6 2 (0.47%) MCP
6 2 (0.47%) MCSA
6 2 (0.47%) MCTS
6 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.27%) QA
2 13 (3.08%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.71%) PMO
4 3 (0.71%) SLA
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 44 (10.43%) Docker
2 33 (7.82%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.95%) vSphere
6 3 (0.71%) Firmware
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 50 (11.85%) Kubernetes
2 29 (6.87%) Terraform
3 26 (6.16%) Ansible
4 18 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (4.03%) Puppet
6 8 (1.90%) Automic
6 8 (1.90%) Consul
6 8 (1.90%) Prometheus
7 7 (1.66%) Core Impact
7 7 (1.66%) Nessus
7 7 (1.66%) Nexpose
8 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.95%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.95%) SCCM
10 3 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.71%) WSUS
11 2 (0.47%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.47%) SnapMirror
11 2 (0.47%) vRealize
Vendors
1 142 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 45 (10.66%) Oracle
3 35 (8.29%) VMware
4 28 (6.64%) Google
5 25 (5.92%) Cisco
6 20 (4.74%) EnterpriseDB
7 10 (2.37%) Veeam
8 9 (2.13%) Atlassian
8 9 (2.13%) SAP
9 8 (1.90%) Citrix
9 8 (1.90%) Splunk
10 7 (1.66%) Meraki
11 6 (1.42%) Databricks
11 6 (1.42%) SolarWinds
11 6 (1.42%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.18%) Ceridian
12 5 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.95%) CommVault
13 4 (0.95%) IBM
13 4 (0.95%) Red Hat