Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 24 36
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 +25
Permanent jobs citing Azure 623 447 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.04% 8.73% 6.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.62% 43.52% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 407 288 254
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £65,875
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +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 1,207 1,027 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.13% 20.06% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 769 652 626
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,853
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.90% +5.54%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,172 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,200 £68,625 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +16 279 £52,500 +5.00% 68
Glasgow +13 249 £45,000 -10.00% 63
Aberdeen +17 37 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Dundee +2 13 £47,500 +58.33% 6
West Lothian +27 8 £42,500 +32.81% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 8 - -
South Lanarkshire +9 6 £48,750 -11.36%
Scottish Borders - 6 £30,000 -
North Lanarkshire +1 5 £40,000 - 2
Fife +7 2 - - 1
Perth and Kinross - 2 £68,000 -
Stirling -12 1 £63,000 +85.29%
Angus - 1 £45,000 -
Midlothian - 1 £35,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £34,000 - 1
Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 260 (41.73%) .NET
2 250 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (37.56%) AWS
4 224 (35.96%) C#
5 201 (32.26%) SQL
5 201 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 185 (29.70%) DevOps
7 169 (27.13%) JavaScript
8 151 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 135 (21.67%) ASP.NET
10 128 (20.55%) MVC
11 125 (20.06%) HTML
12 122 (19.58%) Python
12 122 (19.58%) .NET Core
13 120 (19.26%) AngularJS
14 113 (18.14%) CSS
15 112 (17.98%) Finance
15 112 (17.98%) Docker
16 110 (17.66%) Microservices
17 104 (16.69%) PowerShell
18 99 (15.89%) Software Engineering
19 97 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
20 93 (14.93%) Kubernetes
21 92 (14.77%) GCP
22 87 (13.96%) SDLC
23 83 (13.32%) Linux
24 76 (12.20%) .NET Framework
25 73 (11.72%) Office 365
26 72 (11.56%) Windows
27 68 (10.91%) React

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 50 (8.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.37%) Umbraco
3 15 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (1.93%) SAS
5 10 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 10 (1.61%) CMS
5 10 (1.61%) Jupyter
6 9 (1.44%) Apache
7 8 (1.28%) nginx
8 7 (1.12%) WebLogic
9 6 (0.96%) IIS
9 6 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.96%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.48%) WordPress
12 2 (0.32%) Confluence
12 2 (0.32%) Drupal
12 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.12%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.16%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 234 (37.56%) AWS
2 92 (14.77%) GCP
3 73 (11.72%) Office 365
4 41 (6.58%) Power Platform
5 37 (5.94%) SaaS
6 34 (5.46%) PaaS
7 25 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
8 24 (3.85%) IaaS
9 13 (2.09%) Serverless
10 12 (1.93%) PowerApps
11 11 (1.77%) Azure Active Directory
12 10 (1.61%) GitHub
13 9 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (1.28%) Dynamics 365
15 7 (1.12%) Amazon S3
15 7 (1.12%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
16 6 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.96%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.65%) Firewall
2 21 (3.37%) DNS
3 16 (2.57%) DHCP
4 15 (2.41%) SAN
5 14 (2.25%) Network Security
6 12 (1.93%) VPN
7 10 (1.61%) WAN
8 9 (1.44%) VLAN
9 8 (1.28%) LAN
10 7 (1.12%) Internet
10 7 (1.12%) Skype
10 7 (1.12%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.96%) Wireless
12 5 (0.80%) TCP/IP
12 5 (0.80%) VoIP
13 4 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (0.64%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.64%) SSL
14 3 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (0.32%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.74%) NoSQL
3 41 (6.58%) Power BI
4 36 (5.78%) Big Data
5 25 (4.01%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (3.37%) Azure SQL Database
8 19 (3.05%) Cosmos DB
9 18 (2.89%) Hadoop
10 16 (2.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
13 10 (1.61%) MySQL
14 9 (1.44%) Data Lake
14 9 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
14 9 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 6 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 6 (0.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (9.79%) Jenkins
2 45 (7.22%) Visual Studio
3 38 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (5.62%) Git (software)
5 31 (4.98%) Ant
6 29 (4.65%) Apache Ivy
7 23 (3.69%) JIRA
8 16 (2.57%) Subversion
9 14 (2.25%) Selenium
10 13 (2.09%) PhantomJS
11 12 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
11 12 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.77%) Maven
13 10 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.44%) JUnit
15 8 (1.28%) GoCD
16 7 (1.12%) Cypress.io
16 7 (1.12%) Eclipse
16 7 (1.12%) IBM UrbanCode
17 6 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 112 (17.98%) Finance
2 48 (7.70%) Public Sector
3 21 (3.37%) Retail
4 16 (2.57%) Law
5 13 (2.09%) Banking
6 9 (1.44%) Legal
7 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.80%) Games
8 5 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.64%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Advertising
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 239 (38.36%) Developer
2 105 (16.85%) .NET Developer
3 66 (10.59%) Software Developer
4 63 (10.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (10.11%) Senior Developer
5 54 (8.67%) Architect
6 49 (7.87%) Software Engineer
7 45 (7.22%) Consultant
8 37 (5.94%) C# Developer
9 34 (5.46%) Senior Software Developer
10 31 (4.98%) Senior DevOps
11 27 (4.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 25 (4.01%) Azure Developer
13 23 (3.69%) Security Engineer
13 23 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
13 23 (3.69%) Senior Software Engineer
14 21 (3.37%) Analyst
14 21 (3.37%) Angular Developer
14 21 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
15 18 (2.89%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 260 (41.73%) .NET
2 135 (21.67%) ASP.NET
3 125 (20.06%) HTML
4 122 (19.58%) .NET Core
5 120 (19.26%) AngularJS
6 113 (18.14%) CSS
7 97 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 76 (12.20%) .NET Framework
9 68 (10.91%) React
10 59 (9.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 59 (9.47%) HTML5
11 51 (8.19%) Node.js
12 45 (7.22%) Entity Framework
13 37 (5.94%) jQuery
14 32 (5.14%) CSS3
15 31 (4.98%) Web Services
16 30 (4.82%) Middleware
16 30 (4.82%) RESTful
17 26 (4.17%) Kafka
17 26 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.43%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 21 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 19 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.09%) User Experience
8 8 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.12%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 6 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (0.64%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.48%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.48%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.48%) Smart Home
12 3 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.32%) Linux
2 72 (11.56%) Windows
3 32 (5.14%) Unix
4 25 (4.01%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.61%) Windows 10
6 9 (1.44%) CentOS
7 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.80%) Debian
10 4 (0.64%) Android
10 4 (0.64%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) Solaris
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (29.70%) DevOps
3 128 (20.55%) MVC
4 110 (17.66%) Microservices
5 99 (15.89%) Software Engineering
6 87 (13.96%) SDLC
7 66 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
8 57 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 56 (8.99%) TDD
10 53 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 49 (7.87%) Analytics
12 47 (7.54%) Test Automation
13 44 (7.06%) Scrum
14 37 (5.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 33 (5.30%) Continuous Improvement
16 32 (5.14%) Computer Science
17 30 (4.82%) Infrastructure as Code
17 30 (4.82%) Release Management
18 26 (4.17%) IT Strategy
18 26 (4.17%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 224 (35.96%) C#
2 201 (32.26%) SQL
3 169 (27.13%) JavaScript
4 122 (19.58%) Python
5 104 (16.69%) PowerShell
6 66 (10.59%) Java
7 50 (8.03%) Ruby
8 47 (7.54%) TypeScript
9 33 (5.30%) Bash Shell
9 33 (5.30%) T-SQL
10 21 (3.37%) Go
11 19 (3.05%) Kotlin
12 18 (2.89%) Scala
13 14 (2.25%) C++
14 12 (1.93%) ES6
15 9 (1.44%) R
16 6 (0.96%) C
17 4 (0.64%) Groovy
17 4 (0.64%) Perl
18 3 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 53 (8.51%) Degree
2 17 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (1.44%) AWS Certification
3 9 (1.44%) CISSP
4 8 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.28%) CISM
4 8 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.28%) GIAC
5 6 (0.96%) CCNA
5 6 (0.96%) CCNP
5 6 (0.96%) MCSE
6 5 (0.80%) MCSA
7 4 (0.64%) RHCT
7 4 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.48%) PhD
8 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.48%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.32%) HND
9 2 (0.32%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.98%) QA
2 14 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.93%) GDPR
4 10 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (1.44%) NIST
6 6 (0.96%) SLA
7 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (17.98%) Docker
2 48 (7.70%) Active Directory
3 35 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.61%) HDFS
6 6 (0.96%) Firmware
6 6 (0.96%) KVM
7 3 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.32%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 93 (14.93%) Kubernetes
2 61 (9.79%) Ansible
3 48 (7.70%) Terraform
4 47 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (6.74%) Puppet
6 13 (2.09%) SCCM
7 7 (1.12%) Consul
7 7 (1.12%) Rundeck
8 6 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
8 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (0.80%) Kibana
9 5 (0.80%) logstash
9 5 (0.80%) Rancher
9 5 (0.80%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.64%) Nagios
11 3 (0.48%) Avamar
11 3 (0.48%) Grafana
11 3 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.48%) Oozie
11 3 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 201 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.70%) VMware
3 46 (7.38%) Google
4 34 (5.46%) Cisco
5 31 (4.98%) Splunk
6 28 (4.49%) Micro Focus
7 27 (4.33%) Oracle
8 25 (4.01%) Citrix
9 21 (3.37%) ServiceNow
10 15 (2.41%) Symantec
11 13 (2.09%) CyberArk
11 13 (2.09%) Xamarin
12 11 (1.77%) MicroStrategy
12 11 (1.77%) SAP
13 10 (1.61%) Sitecore
14 9 (1.44%) EMC
15 8 (1.28%) Red Hat
15 8 (1.28%) Veeam
16 7 (1.12%) Dell
16 7 (1.12%) Sybase