Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 20
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +30
Permanent jobs citing Azure 300 766 510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 18.74% 15.03% 9.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.10% 54.79% 48.71%
Number of salaries quoted 234 546 355
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,925 £63,750 £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 565 1,398 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.29% 27.43% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 394 898 656
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £29,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,375
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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Glasgow +6 136 £55,000 +22.22% 27
Edinburgh +1 116 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Dundee +16 20 £55,000 +33.33% 6
Aberdeen +8 9 £60,000 +51.90% 2
Fife 0 5 £29,250 -35.00% 1
North Lanarkshire +7 4 £50,000 -4.76%
South Lanarkshire +3 2 £45,000 -
West Lothian +18 1 £32,500 -23.53% 5
East Ayrshire 0 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Moray - 1 £26,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 115 (38.33%) AWS
2 102 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (31.00%) DevOps
4 92 (30.67%) Microsoft
5 91 (30.33%) .NET
6 76 (25.33%) C#
7 71 (23.67%) SQL
8 69 (23.00%) SQL Server
9 59 (19.67%) GCP
10 57 (19.00%) Office 365
11 56 (18.67%) JavaScript
12 48 (16.00%) Software Engineering
13 45 (15.00%) Java
14 43 (14.33%) Python
15 42 (14.00%) Windows
15 42 (14.00%) Finance
15 42 (14.00%) .NET Core
16 39 (13.00%) Linux
17 35 (11.67%) MVC
17 35 (11.67%) Kubernetes
18 32 (10.67%) ASP.NET
18 32 (10.67%) Docker
19 31 (10.33%) SaaS
20 30 (10.00%) Google
21 28 (9.33%) Test Automation
21 28 (9.33%) Mentoring
22 27 (9.00%) Degree
22 27 (9.00%) VMware
22 27 (9.00%) Web Services
22 27 (9.00%) Microservices

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 13 (4.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.67%) Confluence
2 5 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.67%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.33%) IIS
3 4 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.00%) Apache
5 2 (0.67%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.33%) Luigi
6 1 (0.33%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Mingle
3 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 115 (38.33%) AWS
2 59 (19.67%) GCP
3 57 (19.00%) Office 365
4 31 (10.33%) SaaS
5 18 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (4.00%) PaaS
7 10 (3.33%) IaaS
7 10 (3.33%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.00%) Serverless
10 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.00%) Azure Functions
10 3 (1.00%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.67%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.67%) LAN
2 16 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.33%) WAN
3 13 (4.33%) Firewall
4 7 (2.33%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (2.33%) VPN
5 6 (2.00%) CTI
5 6 (2.00%) Internet
5 6 (2.00%) Skype
6 5 (1.67%) DHCP
6 5 (1.67%) DNS
6 5 (1.67%) SAN
7 4 (1.33%) Network Security
8 3 (1.00%) ADSL
8 3 (1.00%) Intranet
8 3 (1.00%) MPLS
8 3 (1.00%) SSL
8 3 (1.00%) VoIP
9 2 (0.67%) NAS
9 2 (0.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (7.67%) Big Data
4 20 (6.67%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.00%) Hadoop
6 15 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.33%) Data Lake
9 9 (3.00%) Power BI
10 8 (2.67%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.00%) MySQL
12 6 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.67%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
15 3 (1.00%) GIS
15 3 (1.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 24 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 24 (8.00%) Selenium
2 22 (7.33%) Git (software)
3 13 (4.33%) JIRA
4 10 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.67%) IBM UrbanCode
5 8 (2.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (2.67%) Travis CI
6 7 (2.33%) Cucumber
7 6 (2.00%) GitLab
7 6 (2.00%) Metasploit
7 6 (2.00%) WebScarab
8 5 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (1.67%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.67%) FishEye
9 4 (1.33%) Gatling
9 4 (1.33%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 42 (14.00%) Finance
2 12 (4.00%) Law
2 12 (4.00%) Public Sector
3 8 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.00%) Electronics
5 3 (1.00%) Games
5 3 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (0.33%) French Language
6 1 (0.33%) German Language
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
6 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (25.67%) Developer
2 41 (13.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 37 (12.33%) Architect
3 37 (12.33%) Senior Developer
4 32 (10.67%) .NET Developer
5 27 (9.00%) Software Engineer
6 21 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 17 (5.67%) Consultant
8 15 (5.00%) Data Engineer
8 15 (5.00%) IT Support
8 15 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
10 13 (4.33%) Cloud Architect
10 13 (4.33%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 12 (4.00%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Analyst
12 11 (3.67%) Big Data Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (3.67%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (30.33%) .NET
2 42 (14.00%) .NET Core
3 32 (10.67%) ASP.NET
4 27 (9.00%) Web Services
5 23 (7.67%) CSS
6 22 (7.33%) AngularJS
7 20 (6.67%) RESTful
8 18 (6.00%) React
9 17 (5.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (5.33%) Ajax
11 15 (5.00%) HTML
12 14 (4.67%) jQuery
13 13 (4.33%) Kafka
14 11 (3.67%) XML
15 10 (3.33%) .NET Framework
15 10 (3.33%) JSON
16 9 (3.00%) Node.js
17 8 (2.67%) ASP.NET Core
17 8 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
18 6 (2.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.00%) Mobile App
2 15 (5.00%) Public Cloud
3 14 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.33%) Cloud Native
4 10 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.67%) Renewable Energy
7 4 (1.33%) FMCG
7 4 (1.33%) PKI
7 4 (1.33%) User Experience
8 3 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (1.00%) Clustering
8 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.00%) LIMS
8 3 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.00%) Windows
2 39 (13.00%) Linux
3 23 (7.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.67%) Mesosphere
5 7 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.33%) Unix
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (31.00%) DevOps
3 48 (16.00%) Software Engineering
4 35 (11.67%) MVC
5 28 (9.33%) Mentoring
5 28 (9.33%) Test Automation
6 27 (9.00%) Microservices
7 22 (7.33%) Analytics
8 21 (7.00%) API Testing
8 21 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (7.00%) Scrum
9 20 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 19 (6.33%) Technical Leadership
11 18 (6.00%) SDLC
11 18 (6.00%) TDD
12 16 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (5.33%) Web Development
13 15 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (4.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 76 (25.33%) C#
2 71 (23.67%) SQL
3 56 (18.67%) JavaScript
4 45 (15.00%) Java
5 43 (14.33%) Python
6 24 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 19 (6.33%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.67%) Scala
9 10 (3.33%) R
10 9 (3.00%) Go
10 9 (3.00%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.33%) Apple Swift
12 6 (2.00%) F#
12 6 (2.00%) Ruby
13 4 (1.33%) C++
14 3 (1.00%) T-SQL
14 3 (1.00%) TypeScript
15 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (9.00%) Degree
2 14 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (2.67%) AWS Certification
4 7 (2.33%) CCNA
4 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.00%) CCNP
5 6 (2.00%) MCSE
6 3 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.67%) CISSP
7 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.67%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.67%) MCITP
7 2 (0.67%) MCTS
7 2 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) CISA
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) GCIH
8 1 (0.33%) MCSA
8 1 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.67%) QA
2 9 (3.00%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.67%) NCSC
4 2 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) NIST
5 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (10.67%) Docker
2 21 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.33%) vSphere
6 3 (1.00%) Firmware
7 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (11.67%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.67%) Ansible
2 20 (6.67%) Terraform
3 16 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (5.00%) Puppet
5 8 (2.67%) Automic
5 8 (2.67%) Consul
5 8 (2.67%) Prometheus
6 7 (2.33%) Nessus
7 6 (2.00%) Core Impact
7 6 (2.00%) Nexpose
8 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.00%) WSUS
11 2 (0.67%) SCCM
11 2 (0.67%) SnapMirror
11 2 (0.67%) vRealize
12 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 92 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.00%) Google
3 27 (9.00%) VMware
4 19 (6.33%) Oracle
5 14 (4.67%) Cisco
6 12 (4.00%) IBM
7 9 (3.00%) Splunk
8 8 (2.67%) Atlassian
9 7 (2.33%) SAP
10 6 (2.00%) Databricks
10 6 (2.00%) Veeam
11 4 (1.33%) Citrix
11 4 (1.33%) CommVault
12 3 (1.00%) Palo Alto
12 3 (1.00%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.00%) Tableau
13 2 (0.67%) Informatica
13 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds
13 2 (0.67%) Sophos
13 2 (0.67%) Xamarin