Period
to 19 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 19 50
Rank change year-on-year +10 +31 +15
Permanent jobs citing Azure 770 515 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.96% 9.45% 5.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.73% 48.95% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 526 339 204
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,375 £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 1,407 1,052 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 27.34% 19.30% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 912 657 471
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 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,625 £68,750 £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 19 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 19 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 +8 427 £45,000 -14.29% 62
Glasgow +10 264 £45,000 -5.26% 59
Fife +9 27 £45,000 -1.64% 2
Aberdeen +9 19 £39,000 +4.00% 7
West Lothian -2 6 £46,250 +36.03% 1
Dundee -4 5 £41,250 +37.50% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 5 - -
Stirling +7 4 £37,500 -21.05% 4
South Lanarkshire +4 3 £45,000 +22.45%
North Lanarkshire - 3 £52,500 - 1
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 19 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 (44.55%) AWS
2 295 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (33.77%) DevOps
4 256 (33.25%) SQL
5 249 (32.34%) .NET
6 225 (29.22%) C#
7 221 (28.70%) Microsoft
8 192 (24.94%) JavaScript
9 175 (22.73%) Python
10 161 (20.91%) SQL Server
11 160 (20.78%) GCP
12 152 (19.74%) Microservices
13 140 (18.18%) Linux
14 138 (17.92%) Windows
15 137 (17.79%) Finance
16 120 (15.58%) MVC
16 120 (15.58%) Software Engineering
17 119 (15.45%) Java
18 116 (15.06%) Kubernetes
18 116 (15.06%) Docker
19 113 (14.68%) PowerShell
20 112 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
21 108 (14.03%) Scrum
22 107 (13.90%) Terraform
22 107 (13.90%) Ansible
23 104 (13.51%) Google
24 103 (13.38%) ASP.NET
25 102 (13.25%) AngularJS
25 102 (13.25%) React
26 98 (12.73%) SDLC

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 22 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.08%) Apache
3 13 (1.69%) Apache Spark
4 12 (1.56%) Confluence
4 12 (1.56%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.43%) IIS
5 11 (1.43%) SAS
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%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.39%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.26%) Jupyter
11 2 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (2.34%) 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 2 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.13%) Maximo
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 343 (44.55%) AWS
2 160 (20.78%) GCP
3 76 (9.87%) Office 365
4 62 (8.05%) SaaS
5 40 (5.19%) Power Platform
6 32 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (4.03%) PaaS
8 27 (3.51%) IaaS
9 19 (2.47%) Azure Stack
10 18 (2.34%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (2.08%) Serverless
12 10 (1.30%) Amazon ECS
13 8 (1.04%) 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 32 (4.16%) Firewall
2 27 (3.51%) LAN
2 27 (3.51%) WAN
3 24 (3.12%) Internet
4 23 (2.99%) Network Security
5 21 (2.73%) VLAN
6 20 (2.60%) DNS
7 19 (2.47%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.95%) DHCP
9 14 (1.82%) VPN
10 11 (1.43%) VoIP
10 11 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (1.17%) HTTP
12 7 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (0.65%) Skype
13 5 (0.65%) Unified Communications
14 4 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (0.52%) Wireless
15 3 (0.39%) ADSL
15 3 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 69 (8.96%) NoSQL
3 48 (6.23%) Big Data
4 40 (5.19%) Power BI
5 37 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 32 (4.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 31 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
9 23 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 21 (2.73%) Cosmos DB
11 21 (2.73%) Relational Database
12 19 (2.47%) Hadoop
13 12 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (1.43%) MySQL
15 10 (1.30%) QlikView
15 10 (1.30%) SQL Server 2017
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.91%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.91%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 98 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 85 (11.04%) Git (software)
3 59 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 50 (6.49%) JIRA
5 46 (5.97%) Subversion
6 34 (4.42%) Visual Studio
7 30 (3.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (3.64%) GoCD
9 25 (3.25%) IBM UrbanCode
10 24 (3.12%) Ant
10 24 (3.12%) Apache Ivy
10 24 (3.12%) TeamCity
11 18 (2.34%) PhantomJS
12 17 (2.21%) Selenium
13 13 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
14 12 (1.56%) SonarQube
15 11 (1.43%) Hudson
16 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
17 8 (1.04%) Maven
General
1 137 (17.79%) Finance
2 61 (7.92%) Public Sector
3 49 (6.36%) Banking
4 48 (6.23%) Retail
5 10 (1.30%) Marketing
6 9 (1.17%) Law
7 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 232 (30.13%) Developer
2 90 (11.69%) .NET Developer
3 82 (10.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 73 (9.48%) Software Engineer
5 62 (8.05%) Consultant
5 62 (8.05%) Software Developer
6 59 (7.66%) Senior Developer
7 57 (7.40%) Senior DevOps
8 54 (7.01%) Cloud Engineer
9 52 (6.75%) C# Developer
10 40 (5.19%) Data Engineer
11 39 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
12 36 (4.68%) Architect
13 29 (3.77%) DevOps Consultant
14 28 (3.64%) Security Engineer
15 26 (3.38%) Senior Software Developer
16 25 (3.25%) .NET Software Engineer
16 25 (3.25%) Senior Consultant
16 25 (3.25%) Senior DevOps Consultant
16 25 (3.25%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (32.34%) .NET
2 103 (13.38%) ASP.NET
3 102 (13.25%) AngularJS
3 102 (13.25%) React
4 94 (12.21%) .NET Core
5 83 (10.78%) HTML
6 82 (10.65%) CSS
7 77 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (5.97%) Node.js
9 44 (5.71%) .NET Framework
10 34 (4.42%) Entity Framework
10 34 (4.42%) Spring
11 33 (4.29%) ASP.NET Web API
12 32 (4.16%) Spring Boot
13 29 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
14 28 (3.64%) HTML5
14 28 (3.64%) RESTful
14 28 (3.64%) Web Services
15 27 (3.51%) jQuery
16 24 (3.12%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 51 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
2 50 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (4.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 36 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (4.03%) Public Cloud
5 31 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 20 (2.60%) Data Centre
8 15 (1.95%) Internet of Things
9 12 (1.56%) User Experience
9 12 (1.56%) Virtual Team
10 11 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
11 10 (1.30%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.04%) Clustering
12 8 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (0.91%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.78%) Social Media
15 5 (0.65%) Media Streaming
15 5 (0.65%) Replication
15 5 (0.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 140 (18.18%) Linux
2 138 (17.92%) Windows
3 64 (8.31%) Unix
4 40 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 23 (2.99%) Windows 10
6 17 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.17%) Android
10 5 (0.65%) CentOS
11 4 (0.52%) Debian
12 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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
1 295 (38.31%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (33.77%) DevOps
3 152 (19.74%) Microservices
4 120 (15.58%) MVC
4 120 (15.58%) Software Engineering
5 112 (14.55%) Problem-Solving
6 108 (14.03%) Scrum
7 98 (12.73%) SDLC
8 94 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
9 83 (10.78%) Mentoring
10 73 (9.48%) Test Automation
11 72 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 60 (7.79%) Fintech
13 55 (7.14%) Analytics
13 55 (7.14%) TDD
14 54 (7.01%) Coaching
15 51 (6.62%) Infrastructure as Code
16 50 (6.49%) Open Source
17 46 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 256 (33.25%) SQL
2 225 (29.22%) C#
3 192 (24.94%) JavaScript
4 175 (22.73%) Python
5 119 (15.45%) Java
6 113 (14.68%) PowerShell
7 62 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 62 (8.05%) Ruby
8 56 (7.27%) TypeScript
9 32 (4.16%) R
10 26 (3.38%) T-SQL
11 25 (3.25%) Groovy
12 20 (2.60%) C++
12 20 (2.60%) Go
13 14 (1.82%) Scala
14 11 (1.43%) 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 44 (5.71%) Degree
2 38 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (2.86%) MCSA
5 19 (2.47%) CCNA
5 19 (2.47%) MCSE
6 13 (1.69%) 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 33 (4.29%) QA
2 10 (1.30%) GDPR
3 9 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 8 (1.04%) NIST
4 8 (1.04%) SLA
5 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.26%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 116 (15.06%) Docker
2 57 (7.40%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.73%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.43%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.52%) HDFS
6 4 (0.52%) KVM
6 4 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.26%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
8 2 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.26%) Firmware
8 2 (0.26%) vSphere
9 1 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 116 (15.06%) Kubernetes
2 107 (13.90%) Ansible
2 107 (13.90%) Terraform
3 98 (12.73%) Opscode Chef
4 76 (9.87%) Puppet
5 25 (3.25%) Consul
5 25 (3.25%) Rundeck
6 13 (1.69%) SCCM
7 10 (1.30%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (0.78%) Nagios
9 5 (0.65%) CASB
10 4 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.52%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.39%) Avamar
11 3 (0.39%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.26%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.26%) Packer
12 2 (0.26%) Salt
12 2 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 221 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 104 (13.51%) Google
3 59 (7.66%) Cisco
4 56 (7.27%) Splunk
5 53 (6.88%) Oracle
6 46 (5.97%) VMware
7 45 (5.84%) ServiceNow
8 25 (3.25%) Delphix
8 25 (3.25%) RedGate
8 25 (3.25%) Symantec
9 24 (3.12%) IBM
9 24 (3.12%) Micro Focus
10 19 (2.47%) Citrix
11 18 (2.34%) CyberArk
12 17 (2.21%) EMC
12 17 (2.21%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.82%) Apple
13 14 (1.82%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.69%) AppDynamics
14 13 (1.69%) Informatica