Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 49 63
Rank change year-on-year +30 +14 +84
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 515 285 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.45% 5.11% 3.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.35% 39.92% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 339 204 118
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +26.15%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Microsoft 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 1,003 714 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.40% 12.79% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 615 466 328
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Scotland.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Scotland

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Scotland

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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 +21 249 £52,500 +10.53% 32
Glasgow +42 231 £47,500 +8.57% 37
West Lothian -12 12 £34,000 +13.33%
Dundee +8 5 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Stirling 0 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Fife +4 3 £45,750 +35.56%
Aberdeen +4 3 £37,500 -42.31% 1
South Lanarkshire +1 3 £36,750 -20.54%
Renfrewshire -3 1 £36,500 +6.10% 2
Highlands - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 247 (47.96%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (38.45%) SQL
4 187 (36.31%) C#
5 183 (35.53%) .NET
6 173 (33.59%) Microsoft
7 156 (30.29%) SQL Server
8 129 (25.05%) ASP.NET
9 125 (24.27%) DevOps
10 122 (23.69%) AngularJS
10 122 (23.69%) MVC
11 121 (23.50%) JavaScript
11 121 (23.50%) Windows
12 99 (19.22%) HTML
13 94 (18.25%) Linux
14 82 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
15 80 (15.53%) Ansible
16 78 (15.15%) Office 365
16 78 (15.15%) SDLC
16 78 (15.15%) Git (software)
17 77 (14.95%) CSS
17 77 (14.95%) Google Cloud Platform
18 75 (14.56%) Software Engineering
19 74 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
20 73 (14.17%) Puppet
21 69 (13.40%) Microservices
22 68 (13.20%) Jenkins
23 65 (12.62%) Scrum
24 64 (12.43%) Finance
25 60 (11.65%) Python

Microsoft 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 25 (4.85%) SharePoint
2 21 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 16 (3.11%) MS Exchange
4 15 (2.91%) IIS
5 8 (1.55%) Apache Spark
6 7 (1.36%) Confluence
6 7 (1.36%) OpenStack
7 6 (1.17%) Apache
8 5 (0.97%) JBoss
8 5 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.97%) WildFly
9 4 (0.78%) nginx
10 3 (0.58%) CMS
10 3 (0.58%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.19%) Drupal
12 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.19%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Maya
3 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 247 (47.96%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (15.15%) Office 365
3 77 (14.95%) Google Cloud Platform
4 43 (8.35%) SaaS
5 41 (7.96%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (6.41%) IaaS
7 29 (5.63%) PaaS
8 26 (5.05%) npm
9 14 (2.72%) Serverless
10 13 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
10 13 (2.52%) GitHub
11 11 (2.14%) Azure Functions
11 11 (2.14%) Yammer
12 7 (1.36%) Slack
13 5 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (0.78%) Akamai
14 4 (0.78%) Datadog
15 2 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.44%) DNS
2 26 (5.05%) Firewall
3 21 (4.08%) Skype
4 20 (3.88%) DHCP
5 17 (3.30%) Wireless
6 14 (2.72%) VPN
7 13 (2.52%) LAN
7 13 (2.52%) WAN
8 12 (2.33%) Intranet
9 10 (1.94%) Internet
10 8 (1.55%) TCP/IP
11 6 (1.17%) VoIP
12 5 (0.97%) HTTP
12 5 (0.97%) Network Security
12 5 (0.97%) SAN
13 4 (0.78%) Kerberos
13 4 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.78%) VLAN
13 4 (0.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (30.29%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.60%) NoSQL
3 27 (5.24%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (3.69%) Big Data
5 19 (3.69%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (3.30%) MySQL
7 16 (3.11%) Power BI
7 16 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 13 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (2.52%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (2.14%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.36%) Data Lake
13 6 (1.17%) DB2
13 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 6 (1.17%) SQLite
14 5 (0.97%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 78 (15.15%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.20%) Jenkins
3 46 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
4 45 (8.74%) Subversion
5 44 (8.54%) JIRA
6 29 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (5.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 26 (5.05%) GoCD
8 26 (5.05%) IBM UrbanCode
9 18 (3.50%) TeamCity
10 17 (3.30%) NUnit
11 12 (2.33%) Babel
11 12 (2.33%) Log4Net
11 12 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
11 12 (2.33%) webpack
12 11 (2.14%) Visual Studio
13 8 (1.55%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.55%) CruiseControl
13 8 (1.55%) Maven
13 8 (1.55%) Selenium
General
1 64 (12.43%) Finance
2 26 (5.05%) Banking
3 7 (1.36%) Retail Banking
4 6 (1.17%) Retail
5 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.58%) Advertising
6 3 (0.58%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.39%) Billing
7 2 (0.39%) German Language
7 2 (0.39%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) French Language
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 160 (31.07%) Developer
2 93 (18.06%) .NET Developer
3 70 (13.59%) Architect
4 57 (11.07%) Consultant
5 49 (9.51%) C# Developer
6 45 (8.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 43 (8.35%) Senior Developer
8 42 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
9 39 (7.57%) Senior DevOps
10 33 (6.41%) Senior Consultant
11 30 (5.83%) Analyst
12 29 (5.63%) Software Engineer
13 28 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
14 26 (5.05%) DevOps Consultant
14 26 (5.05%) Senior DevOps Consultant
15 25 (4.85%) Software Developer
16 24 (4.66%) Lead Developer
17 23 (4.47%) Cloud Engineer
18 21 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
19 17 (3.30%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (35.53%) .NET
2 129 (25.05%) ASP.NET
3 122 (23.69%) AngularJS
4 99 (19.22%) HTML
5 77 (14.95%) CSS
6 74 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 55 (10.68%) React
8 43 (8.35%) Node.js
9 42 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (7.38%) HTML5
11 32 (6.21%) Web Services
12 30 (5.83%) Elastic Stack
12 30 (5.83%) JSON
13 29 (5.63%) jQuery
14 28 (5.44%) .NET Framework
15 26 (5.05%) CSS3
16 25 (4.85%) .NET Core
17 23 (4.47%) LESS
18 20 (3.88%) XML
19 19 (3.69%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 42 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 32 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
5 30 (5.83%) Fintech
6 27 (5.24%) Computer Science
7 25 (4.85%) Public Cloud
8 21 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (3.11%) Enterprise Cloud
10 13 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (2.33%) User Experience
12 7 (1.36%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.17%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.97%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.78%) Cloud Native
15 4 (0.78%) DataPower
16 3 (0.58%) Management Information System
16 3 (0.58%) N-Tier
17 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
17 2 (0.39%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 121 (23.50%) Windows
2 94 (18.25%) Linux
3 48 (9.32%) Unix
4 38 (7.38%) Windows Server
5 19 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (2.52%) Windows 10
9 11 (2.14%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.55%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.97%) Android
12 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.78%) CentOS
13 3 (0.58%) Solaris
13 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.39%) AIX
14 2 (0.39%) Debian
14 2 (0.39%) HPUX
14 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (24.27%) DevOps
3 122 (23.69%) MVC
4 78 (15.15%) SDLC
5 75 (14.56%) Software Engineering
6 69 (13.40%) Microservices
7 65 (12.62%) Scrum
8 58 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
9 46 (8.93%) Open Source
10 45 (8.74%) OO
11 44 (8.54%) Collaborative Working
12 36 (6.99%) Project Management
12 36 (6.99%) TDD
13 29 (5.63%) Data Modelling
13 29 (5.63%) ITIL
14 28 (5.44%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (5.05%) Customer Engagement
15 26 (5.05%) Service Delivery
16 25 (4.85%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (4.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 198 (38.45%) SQL
2 187 (36.31%) C#
3 121 (23.50%) JavaScript
4 60 (11.65%) Python
5 54 (10.49%) Java
6 53 (10.29%) PowerShell
7 44 (8.54%) T-SQL
8 43 (8.35%) TypeScript
9 20 (3.88%) ES6
10 17 (3.30%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.33%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.75%) C
12 9 (1.75%) Scala
13 7 (1.36%) Ruby
14 5 (0.97%) F#
14 5 (0.97%) VB
15 4 (0.78%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.78%) C++
15 4 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (8.35%) Degree
2 23 (4.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 12 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (2.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.14%) MCP
4 11 (2.14%) MCSE
5 6 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (1.17%) PMP
6 5 (0.97%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.78%) CCNA
7 4 (0.78%) CISA
7 4 (0.78%) CISM
7 4 (0.78%) CISSP
7 4 (0.78%) CRISC
7 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.58%) MCSA
9 2 (0.39%) MCSD
9 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (9.51%) GCP
2 13 (2.52%) QA
3 9 (1.75%) GDPR
4 7 (1.36%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.97%) SLA
7 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.58%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 41 (7.96%) Docker
3 25 (4.85%) Hyper-V
4 19 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (3.30%) VMware NSX
6 5 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.78%) HDFS
8 3 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 82 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
2 80 (15.53%) Ansible
3 73 (14.17%) Puppet
4 38 (7.38%) Terraform
5 26 (5.05%) Consul
5 26 (5.05%) Rundeck
6 16 (3.11%) Kubernetes
6 16 (3.11%) SCCM
7 7 (1.36%) Nagios
8 6 (1.17%) Rancher
8 6 (1.17%) SCOM
9 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.78%) Kibana
10 4 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.78%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.58%) Icinga
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.58%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.39%) Mesos
12 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 173 (33.59%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.93%) VMware
3 44 (8.54%) Oracle
4 36 (6.99%) Google
5 35 (6.80%) Cisco
6 27 (5.24%) ServiceNow
6 27 (5.24%) Splunk
7 26 (5.05%) Delphix
7 26 (5.05%) RedGate
8 25 (4.85%) Xamarin
9 12 (2.33%) IBM
9 12 (2.33%) New Relic
10 10 (1.94%) Cognos
10 10 (1.94%) SAP
10 10 (1.94%) Tableau
11 7 (1.36%) Atlassian
11 7 (1.36%) Citrix
11 7 (1.36%) HP
12 5 (0.97%) Capita
12 5 (0.97%) Red Hat