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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,095 795 369
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.26% 18.14% 18.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.02% 52.34% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 612 583 242
10th Percentile £34,569 £33,750 £36,500
25th Percentile £44,472 £38,875 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,250 £80,000 £67,375
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 2,027 1,519 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 35.65% 34.66% 33.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,242 1,120 466
10th Percentile £31,569 £28,385 £31,125
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,875 £71,250
UK median annual salary £62,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.35% +4.55%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -5 466 £60,000 +9.09% 47
Glasgow 0 402 £55,000 +10.00% 70
Lanarkshire +3 48 £60,000 -
Aberdeen +16 32 £55,000 -4.35% 13
Fife -10 21 £55,000 - 1
Dunbartonshire - 18 - -
Midlothian - 15 - - 1
Renfrewshire - 13 £35,523 -
East Lothian - 11 - -
Dundee -9 8 £42,500 -15.00% 4
West Dunbartonshire - 8 £37,500 - 2
West Lothian -19 7 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Stirling -10 4 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Falkirk -1 2 - -
East Ayrshire - 2 £31,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire -4 1 £26,250 -59.62%
South Lanarkshire -5 1 - - 1
Aberdeenshire -5 1 £55,000 -18.52%
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 2
Perthshire - 1 - - 1
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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.

1 428 (39.09%) Agile
2 419 (38.26%) DevOps
3 400 (36.53%) .NET
4 399 (36.44%) Microsoft
5 379 (34.61%) AWS
6 329 (30.05%) Software Engineering
7 322 (29.41%) Social Skills
8 313 (28.58%) SQL
9 309 (28.22%) Docker
10 305 (27.85%) Java
11 286 (26.12%) JavaScript
12 276 (25.21%) C#
13 253 (23.11%) Git (software)
14 241 (22.01%) CI/CD
15 232 (21.19%) Python
16 229 (20.91%) AngularJS
17 221 (20.18%) GCP
18 216 (19.73%) Mentoring
19 209 (19.09%) ASP.NET
20 192 (17.53%) MVC
21 191 (17.44%) HTML
22 181 (16.53%) CSS
23 180 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
24 178 (16.26%) Finance
25 166 (15.16%) Node.js
26 165 (15.07%) Kubernetes
27 163 (14.89%) Terraform
28 161 (14.70%) NoSQL
29 152 (13.88%) Windows
30 151 (13.79%) Azure DevOps

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 47 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 20 (1.83%) Apache Spark
2 20 (1.83%) Confluence
3 17 (1.55%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.28%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.00%) CMS
6 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.37%) IIS
7 3 (0.27%) Apache
7 3 (0.27%) SAS
8 2 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.18%) Luigi
8 2 (0.18%) Mendix
8 2 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.091%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.091%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.091%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.18%) UXPin
4 1 (0.091%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.18%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 379 (34.61%) AWS
2 221 (20.18%) GCP
3 151 (13.79%) Azure DevOps
4 145 (13.24%) Microsoft 365
5 85 (7.76%) SaaS
6 71 (6.48%) Azure Active Directory
7 60 (5.48%) Power Platform
8 55 (5.02%) Azure Sentinel
9 39 (3.56%) PaaS
10 38 (3.47%) Serverless
11 32 (2.92%) Azure Service Bus
12 31 (2.83%) GitHub
13 26 (2.37%) IaaS
14 24 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 22 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
16 19 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
16 19 (1.74%) Azure Functions
17 14 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
18 12 (1.10%) Amazon S3
19 11 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 120 (10.96%) SSL
2 118 (10.78%) HTTP
3 51 (4.66%) Firewall
4 26 (2.37%) VPN
5 23 (2.10%) TCP/IP
6 22 (2.01%) WAN
7 19 (1.74%) DNS
8 17 (1.55%) LAN
9 16 (1.46%) 4G
9 16 (1.46%) 5G
10 12 (1.10%) Internet
10 12 (1.10%) SAN
11 10 (0.91%) DHCP
11 10 (0.91%) VoIP
12 8 (0.73%) Network Security
13 6 (0.55%) Broadband
14 4 (0.37%) Bluetooth
14 4 (0.37%) VLAN
14 4 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (14.70%) NoSQL
2 136 (12.42%) SQL Server
3 104 (9.50%) Big Data
4 84 (7.67%) Relational Database
5 52 (4.75%) MySQL
6 49 (4.47%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (3.65%) Power BI
8 31 (2.83%) Data Lake
9 29 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
10 27 (2.47%) Redis
11 21 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 17 (1.55%) MongoDB
13 14 (1.28%) Tableau
14 11 (1.00%) Metadata
15 9 (0.82%) Amazon Athena
15 9 (0.82%) DynamoDB
16 7 (0.64%) MariaDB
17 6 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 253 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 96 (8.77%) Jenkins
3 43 (3.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 40 (3.65%) JIRA
5 33 (3.01%) Postman
5 33 (3.01%) Selenium
6 28 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 18 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 16 (1.46%) GitLab
9 15 (1.37%) IBM UrbanCode
10 14 (1.28%) Visual Studio
11 13 (1.19%) ER Studio
11 13 (1.19%) ERwin
11 13 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (1.10%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.00%) Gerrit
13 11 (1.00%) TeamCity
14 9 (0.82%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.73%) Travis CI
General
1 322 (29.41%) Social Skills
2 178 (16.26%) Finance
3 127 (11.60%) Marketing
4 96 (8.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 84 (7.67%) Games
6 73 (6.67%) Banking
7 48 (4.38%) Public Sector
8 41 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (2.19%) Retail
10 22 (2.01%) Law
11 18 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.28%) Presentation Skills
13 11 (1.00%) Police
14 10 (0.91%) Tech for Good
15 9 (0.82%) Legal
15 9 (0.82%) Publishing
16 6 (0.55%) Retail Banking
17 4 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.37%) Influencing Skills
17 4 (0.37%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 259 (23.65%) Developer
2 221 (20.18%) Software Engineer
3 92 (8.40%) .NET Developer
4 82 (7.49%) DevOps Engineer
5 74 (6.76%) Trainee
6 51 (4.66%) Architect
7 43 (3.93%) Senior Developer
8 42 (3.84%) Consultant
9 40 (3.65%) C# Developer
10 37 (3.38%) Software Developer
11 36 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
11 36 (3.29%) Senior Software Engineer
12 32 (2.92%) Analyst
12 32 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
13 31 (2.83%) Full Stack Developer
14 27 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 26 (2.37%) Azure Engineer
15 26 (2.37%) Java Developer
16 23 (2.10%) Data Engineer
16 23 (2.10%) SaaS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (36.53%) .NET
2 229 (20.91%) AngularJS
3 209 (19.09%) ASP.NET
4 191 (17.44%) HTML
5 181 (16.53%) CSS
6 166 (15.16%) Node.js
7 148 (13.52%) React
8 122 (11.14%) Ruby on Rails
9 118 (10.78%) Angular 2
10 108 (9.86%) .NET Core
11 92 (8.40%) Spring
12 90 (8.22%) .NET Framework
13 54 (4.93%) RESTful
14 43 (3.93%) Entity Framework
15 38 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (2.74%) Elastic Stack
16 30 (2.74%) REST
17 29 (2.65%) Web Services
18 27 (2.47%) Redux
19 26 (2.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (7.85%) Algorithms
2 77 (7.03%) Cloud Native
3 69 (6.30%) Public Cloud
4 48 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 33 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
6 29 (2.65%) Management Information System
7 28 (2.56%) IoT
8 18 (1.64%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.64%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.55%) Private Cloud
10 16 (1.46%) User Experience
11 14 (1.28%) Clustering
11 14 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
12 13 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
13 10 (0.91%) Renewable Energy
14 9 (0.82%) Tandem
15 7 (0.64%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.64%) Low-Code
15 7 (0.64%) PKI
16 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 152 (13.88%) Windows
2 127 (11.60%) Linux
3 53 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 39 (3.56%) Unix
5 22 (2.01%) Android
5 22 (2.01%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.28%) Windows 10
7 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.91%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (0.91%) zOS
9 8 (0.73%) CoreOS
9 8 (0.73%) Mesosphere
9 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.27%) VMS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.18%) HPUX
12 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 428 (39.09%) Agile
2 419 (38.26%) DevOps
3 329 (30.05%) Software Engineering
4 241 (22.01%) CI/CD
5 216 (19.73%) Mentoring
6 192 (17.53%) MVC
7 180 (16.44%) Cybersecurity
8 138 (12.60%) Full Stack Development
8 138 (12.60%) Scrum
9 133 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
10 132 (12.05%) Analytics
11 131 (11.96%) Web Development
12 122 (11.14%) Information Security
13 117 (10.68%) Microservices
14 115 (10.50%) Infrastructure as Code
15 111 (10.14%) Machine Learning
15 111 (10.14%) SDLC
16 101 (9.22%) Data Science
17 99 (9.04%) Test Automation
18 94 (8.58%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 313 (28.58%) SQL
2 305 (27.85%) Java
3 286 (26.12%) JavaScript
4 276 (25.21%) C#
5 232 (21.19%) Python
6 136 (12.42%) Go
7 130 (11.87%) Ruby
8 80 (7.31%) PowerShell
9 60 (5.48%) TypeScript
10 39 (3.56%) Bash
11 21 (1.92%) Groovy
12 15 (1.37%) R
12 15 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 14 (1.28%) PHP
14 12 (1.10%) Scala
15 11 (1.00%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.64%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.55%) C++
18 5 (0.46%) C
19 4 (0.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 63 (5.75%) Degree
2 60 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (1.00%) AWS Certification
7 10 (0.91%) CISSP
8 8 (0.73%) CCNA
8 8 (0.73%) CISM
8 8 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (0.73%) MCSA
9 6 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.55%) CEH
9 6 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.46%) CISA
10 5 (0.46%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (0.46%) MCSE
11 3 (0.27%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (10.41%) QA
2 35 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.83%) GDPR
4 13 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 13 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.00%) NIST
6 10 (0.91%) NCSC
7 8 (0.73%) SLA
8 6 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.46%) RMADS
10 3 (0.27%) IFRS
10 3 (0.27%) IFRS 17
10 3 (0.27%) IFRS 9
10 3 (0.27%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.091%) Accessibility
11 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 309 (28.22%) Docker
2 96 (8.77%) Active Directory
3 29 (2.65%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (0.55%) vSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Firmware
8 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.091%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.091%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 165 (15.07%) Kubernetes
2 163 (14.89%) Terraform
3 80 (7.31%) Ansible
4 27 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 22 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (2.01%) Puppet
6 19 (1.74%) Kibana
6 19 (1.74%) logstash
6 19 (1.74%) Prometheus
7 12 (1.10%) SCCM
8 11 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
8 11 (1.00%) HAProxy
8 11 (1.00%) ZABBIX
9 10 (0.91%) Jamf Pro
10 8 (0.73%) Automic
10 8 (0.73%) Consul
10 8 (0.73%) Istio
11 6 (0.55%) AirWatch
11 6 (0.55%) Packer
12 5 (0.46%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 399 (36.44%) Microsoft
2 68 (6.21%) Google
3 53 (4.84%) Splunk
4 38 (3.47%) VMware
5 25 (2.28%) Cisco
6 22 (2.01%) Dynatrace
6 22 (2.01%) Oracle
7 18 (1.64%) Hitachi
7 18 (1.64%) Palo Alto
8 17 (1.55%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.46%) Citrix
10 13 (1.19%) CrowdStrike
11 12 (1.10%) Adobe
12 10 (0.91%) Databricks
12 10 (0.91%) MuleSoft
13 8 (0.73%) Veeam
14 7 (0.64%) Apple
14 7 (0.64%) Mapbox
14 7 (0.64%) Okta
15 5 (0.46%) Centrify