Azure Jobs in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
UK > Scotland

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 27 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -23 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Azure 815 870 1,085
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 11.96% 19.47% 17.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 28.11% 53.87% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 459 412 609
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,075 £34,110
25th Percentile £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.17% +5.45% +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £83,000
UK median annual salary £59,000 £63,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.09% +1.60% +8.70%

All Cloud Skills
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,899 1,615 2,099
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 42.54% 36.14% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 871 1,329
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £31,200
25th Percentile £38,250 £42,250 £41,616
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% - +12.24%
75th Percentile £68,114 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +7.76%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Glasgow -41 413 £50,000 -9.09% 53
Edinburgh -1 282 £65,000 +8.33% 81
Aberdeen +8 35 £47,500 -13.64% 15
Dundee +7 22 £51,250 +100.98% 2
Lanarkshire -3 14 £45,500 -6.19% 17
Aberdeenshire +10 7 £28,500 -29.19% 4
Dumfries and Galloway - 7 £40,000 -
Fife -10 5 £33,000 +10.00%
North Lanarkshire -8 3 £45,000 +20.35%
East Ayrshire - 3 £29,500 -
Midlothian -2 2 - - 11
Stirling -3 2 £45,500 +82.00%
West Dunbartonshire -2 1 £27,500 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £57,500 -
Highlands - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £60,000 -
Inverclyde - 1 £45,000 -
Azure
UK

Azure
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (7.36%) ArcGIS
1 60 (7.36%) GeoServer
2 32 (3.93%) SharePoint
3 28 (3.44%) Microsoft Exchange
4 17 (2.09%) Cloud Foundry
5 16 (1.96%) IIS
6 10 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.61%) Confluence
10 4 (0.49%) Apache
10 4 (0.49%) Captiva
10 4 (0.49%) FileNet
10 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.37%) CMS
12 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.12%) SAS
13 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 412 (50.55%) AWS
2 188 (23.07%) GCP
3 148 (18.16%) Microsoft 365
4 72 (8.83%) Power Platform
5 71 (8.71%) Entra ID
6 58 (7.12%) SaaS
7 57 (6.99%) Azure DevOps
8 42 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
9 39 (4.79%) PaaS
10 34 (4.17%) IaaS
11 22 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
12 19 (2.33%) GitHub
13 16 (1.96%) PowerApps
14 15 (1.84%) Amazon ECS
14 15 (1.84%) Datadog
15 13 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
16 10 (1.23%) Serverless
17 9 (1.10%) OpenShift
17 9 (1.10%) Power Automate
18 8 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (6.01%) WAN
2 43 (5.28%) Firewall
3 33 (4.05%) DNS
4 24 (2.94%) TCP/IP
5 20 (2.45%) VPN
6 19 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 18 (2.21%) Internet
8 17 (2.09%) SD-WAN
9 15 (1.84%) LAN
10 14 (1.72%) VLAN
11 12 (1.47%) NetScaler
12 11 (1.35%) BGP
13 10 (1.23%) Broadband
13 10 (1.23%) DHCP
13 10 (1.23%) VoIP
14 9 (1.10%) Wireless
15 8 (0.98%) DKIM
15 8 (0.98%) DMARC
15 8 (0.98%) SSL
16 7 (0.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.96%) PostgreSQL
3 63 (7.73%) Power BI
4 61 (7.48%) GIS
5 60 (7.36%) QGIS
6 57 (6.99%) Data Lake
7 47 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
8 39 (4.79%) Qlik Sense
9 34 (4.17%) NoSQL
10 30 (3.68%) Relational Database
11 29 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
12 21 (2.58%) Big Data
13 17 (2.09%) Amazon Aurora
13 17 (2.09%) CockroachDB
14 14 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (1.60%) Geospatial Data
16 12 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 12 (1.47%) Tableau
17 11 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
17 11 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (4.79%) Jenkins
2 28 (3.44%) JIRA
3 22 (2.70%) Git
4 15 (1.84%) GitLab
5 12 (1.47%) Cypress.io
6 9 (1.10%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.98%) Selenium
8 5 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.49%) Artifactory
9 4 (0.49%) Maven
9 4 (0.49%) Snyk
9 4 (0.49%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.37%) IBM UrbanCode
10 3 (0.37%) Jasmine
10 3 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.25%) Gradle
11 2 (0.25%) Postman
11 2 (0.25%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.25%) webpack
General
1 236 (28.96%) Finance
2 181 (22.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 145 (17.79%) Law
4 140 (17.18%) Social Skills
5 69 (8.47%) Marketing
6 61 (7.48%) Banking
7 55 (6.75%) Legal
8 45 (5.52%) Presentation Skills
9 39 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (2.82%) Games
11 22 (2.70%) Investment Banking
12 21 (2.58%) Public Sector
13 14 (1.72%) Retail Banking
14 11 (1.35%) Billing
15 10 (1.23%) Telecoms
16 6 (0.74%) Police
16 6 (0.74%) Retail
17 4 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
18 2 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
18 2 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (26.87%) Senior
2 195 (23.93%) Software Engineer
3 153 (18.77%) Lead
4 127 (15.58%) Developer
5 100 (12.27%) Architect
6 98 (12.02%) Senior Software Engineer
7 65 (7.98%) Data Engineer
8 55 (6.75%) Analyst
8 55 (6.75%) Lead Software Engineer
9 51 (6.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 47 (5.77%) .NET Developer
11 43 (5.28%) Java Engineer
11 43 (5.28%) Java Software Engineer
12 41 (5.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 38 (4.66%) Lead Java Engineer
14 35 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
15 34 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
15 34 (4.17%) Senior Developer
15 34 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
16 30 (3.68%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (23.31%) .NET
2 99 (12.15%) .NET Core
3 95 (11.66%) React
4 87 (10.67%) CSS
5 68 (8.34%) AngularJS
6 60 (7.36%) Leaflet
6 60 (7.36%) OpenLayers
6 60 (7.36%) PostGIS
7 47 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 47 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 42 (5.15%) ASP.NET
8 42 (5.15%) PySpark
9 41 (5.03%) Spring
10 39 (4.79%) Spring Boot
11 38 (4.66%) Entity Framework
12 35 (4.29%) HTML
13 31 (3.80%) REST
14 30 (3.68%) Kafka
15 28 (3.44%) OAuth
16 27 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 153 (18.77%) Public Cloud
2 68 (8.34%) Algorithms
3 60 (7.36%) Onboarding
4 57 (6.99%) Cloud Native
5 21 (2.58%) Private Cloud
6 20 (2.45%) Data Structures
7 19 (2.33%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.09%) Greenfield Project
8 17 (2.09%) Social Media
9 16 (1.96%) Data Centre
9 16 (1.96%) Product Ownership
10 14 (1.72%) Clustering
10 14 (1.72%) PKI
11 13 (1.60%) Distributed Systems
11 13 (1.60%) Legacy Systems
11 13 (1.60%) Replication
12 11 (1.35%) Cyberattack
13 10 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
14 9 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
14 9 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 106 (13.01%) Windows
2 80 (9.82%) Linux
3 64 (7.85%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.45%) Unix
5 15 (1.84%) Windows 10
6 11 (1.35%) VMS
7 9 (1.10%) Android
7 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.10%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (0.49%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.25%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (40.74%) Agile
2 242 (29.69%) Software Engineering
3 227 (27.85%) DevOps
4 150 (18.40%) CI/CD
5 148 (18.16%) Problem-Solving
6 140 (17.18%) SDLC
7 111 (13.62%) Operational Stability
8 107 (13.13%) Artificial Intelligence
9 101 (12.39%) Machine Learning
10 99 (12.15%) Actionable Insight
11 81 (9.94%) Mentoring
12 76 (9.33%) Community of Practice
13 74 (9.08%) Web Development
14 73 (8.96%) Decision-Making
14 73 (8.96%) Migration
15 65 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 65 (7.98%) OO
16 63 (7.73%) Full Stack Development
17 62 (7.61%) Client Onboarding
18 60 (7.36%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 174 (21.35%) Python
2 168 (20.61%) C#
3 160 (19.63%) Java
4 154 (18.90%) SQL
5 125 (15.34%) JavaScript
6 44 (5.40%) PowerShell
7 34 (4.17%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.09%) Bash
8 17 (2.09%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.98%) Groovy
10 7 (0.86%) Perl
11 6 (0.74%) PHP
12 5 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 5 (0.61%) Ruby
13 4 (0.49%) Bicep
13 4 (0.49%) C++
13 4 (0.49%) Go
13 4 (0.49%) R
13 4 (0.49%) Scala
14 3 (0.37%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 99 (12.15%) Security Cleared
2 86 (10.55%) SC Cleared
3 64 (7.85%) Degree
4 36 (4.42%) Azure Certification
5 32 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (2.82%) AWS Certification
7 22 (2.70%) CCNA
7 22 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (2.33%) DBS Check
9 16 (1.96%) CISSP
9 16 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
10 14 (1.72%) CISM
11 12 (1.47%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 8 (0.98%) MCSE
13 6 (0.74%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
13 6 (0.74%) HND
13 6 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
13 6 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.61%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.66%) QA
2 17 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (1.96%) GDPR
4 13 (1.60%) NIST
5 11 (1.35%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.61%) ISO 22301
8 4 (0.49%) SLA
8 4 (0.49%) SOC 2
9 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.25%) NCSC
11 1 (0.12%) Accessibility
System Software
1 92 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 67 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (7.73%) Docker
4 30 (3.68%) Hyper-V
5 27 (3.31%) VMware NSX
6 20 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.74%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.49%) vSphere
10 2 (0.25%) KVM
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 103 (12.64%) Kubernetes
1 103 (12.64%) Terraform
2 48 (5.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (5.15%) Ansible
4 19 (2.33%) Grafana
4 19 (2.33%) Prometheus
5 13 (1.60%) FortiGate
6 12 (1.47%) Progress Chef
7 8 (0.98%) CASB
8 7 (0.86%) Puppet
9 6 (0.74%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.61%) SCCM
11 4 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.49%) Istio
12 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.12%) Nessus
13 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 245 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 95 (11.66%) VMware
3 84 (10.31%) Google
4 60 (7.36%) ESRI
5 39 (4.79%) Alteryx
6 33 (4.05%) Cisco
7 23 (2.82%) Oracle
8 17 (2.09%) ServiceNow
9 16 (1.96%) Dynatrace
10 15 (1.84%) Citrix
10 15 (1.84%) Databricks
10 15 (1.84%) Splunk
10 15 (1.84%) Veeam
11 14 (1.72%) NetApp
12 11 (1.35%) Sophos
13 10 (1.23%) Meraki
14 8 (0.98%) IBM
14 8 (0.98%) Sparx
15 7 (0.86%) Apple
15 7 (0.86%) EMC