Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 43 62
Rank change year-on-year +18 +19 +69
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 486 321 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.01% 5.73% 3.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.80% 39.53% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 316 234 120
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +9.76% +18.84%
10th Percentile £31,125 £31,438 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £58,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 996 812 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.45% 14.51% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 610 538 355
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,705 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +7.72% +9.21%
10th Percentile £29,725 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +12 230 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Glasgow +30 223 £47,500 - 31
West Lothian -12 12 £34,000 +7.94% 2
Dundee +13 6 £30,000 +14.29% 2
Stirling +8 6 £45,000 +5.88% 2
North Lanarkshire +5 2 £40,000 -40.74%
South Lanarkshire +3 2 £55,000 +18.92%
Fife +4 1 £52,500 +55.56% 1
Renfrewshire -6 1 £36,500 +6.10% 2
Aberdeen - 1 - - 3
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 237 (48.77%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
3 177 (36.42%) SQL
4 168 (34.57%) C#
5 165 (33.95%) .NET
6 162 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 159 (32.72%) SQL Server
8 121 (24.90%) JavaScript
9 118 (24.28%) Windows
10 116 (23.87%) DevOps
11 106 (21.81%) ASP.NET
12 103 (21.19%) AngularJS
13 100 (20.58%) MVC
14 91 (18.72%) Linux
14 91 (18.72%) Git (software)
15 88 (18.11%) HTML
16 76 (15.64%) Google Cloud Platform
17 74 (15.23%) Finance
18 73 (15.02%) Ansible
19 71 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
19 71 (14.61%) Office 365
19 71 (14.61%) CSS
20 69 (14.20%) Microservices
21 68 (13.99%) Jenkins
22 67 (13.79%) SDLC
22 67 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
23 65 (13.37%) Puppet
23 65 (13.37%) Software Engineering
23 65 (13.37%) Python
24 61 (12.55%) Scrum

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 20 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.88%) Confluence
2 14 (2.88%) Skype for Business
3 12 (2.47%) IIS
4 11 (2.26%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.44%) MQSeries
6 6 (1.23%) Apache
6 6 (1.23%) MS Exchange
7 5 (1.03%) CMS
7 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.82%) JBoss
8 4 (0.82%) nginx
8 4 (0.82%) WildFly
9 3 (0.62%) SAS
9 3 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.41%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.41%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (3.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 237 (48.77%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (15.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 71 (14.61%) Office 365
4 32 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
5 29 (5.97%) SaaS
6 21 (4.32%) IaaS
7 14 (2.88%) PaaS
7 14 (2.88%) Serverless
8 13 (2.67%) Slack
9 11 (2.26%) Azure Functions
9 11 (2.26%) GitHub
9 11 (2.26%) Yammer
10 10 (2.06%) npm
11 9 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 9 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.82%) Akamai
13 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.82%) Datadog
14 3 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.56%) DNS
1 27 (5.56%) Firewall
2 20 (4.12%) DHCP
3 16 (3.29%) Skype
4 15 (3.09%) LAN
4 15 (3.09%) Wireless
5 14 (2.88%) WAN
6 12 (2.47%) Intranet
7 11 (2.26%) VPN
8 9 (1.85%) Internet
9 8 (1.65%) HTTP
9 8 (1.65%) TCP/IP
10 7 (1.44%) Network Security
11 6 (1.23%) SAN
11 6 (1.23%) VoIP
12 5 (1.03%) Unified Communications
12 5 (1.03%) VLAN
13 4 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (0.82%) Reverse Proxy
13 4 (0.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (32.72%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.23%) NoSQL
3 30 (6.17%) MySQL
4 25 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 24 (4.94%) Power BI
6 23 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (4.53%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.32%) Big Data
9 20 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (2.47%) SQLite
12 10 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (2.06%) DB2
13 9 (1.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (1.85%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 91 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 68 (13.99%) Jenkins
3 50 (10.29%) JIRA
4 47 (9.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 46 (9.47%) Subversion
6 26 (5.35%) GoCD
6 26 (5.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (5.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 25 (5.14%) IBM UrbanCode
8 18 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.88%) Selenium
10 13 (2.67%) Bitbucket
10 13 (2.67%) CircleCI
10 13 (2.67%) CruiseControl
10 13 (2.67%) git-flow
10 13 (2.67%) Visual Studio
11 12 (2.47%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.06%) NUnit
13 7 (1.44%) Gatling
13 7 (1.44%) JMeter
General
1 74 (15.23%) Finance
2 21 (4.32%) Banking
3 8 (1.65%) Retail
4 4 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.62%) Billing
5 3 (0.62%) Retail Banking
5 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.41%) German Language
6 2 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) French Language
7 1 (0.21%) Law
7 1 (0.21%) Local Government
7 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 159 (32.72%) Developer
2 85 (17.49%) .NET Developer
3 57 (11.73%) Consultant
4 55 (11.32%) Architect
5 49 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 42 (8.64%) Senior Developer
7 38 (7.82%) C# Developer
8 35 (7.20%) Senior DevOps
9 34 (7.00%) Cloud Architect
10 32 (6.58%) Senior Consultant
11 31 (6.38%) Analyst
12 27 (5.56%) Lead Developer
12 27 (5.56%) Software Engineer
13 26 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
14 25 (5.14%) DevOps Consultant
14 25 (5.14%) Senior DevOps Consultant
14 25 (5.14%) Software Developer
15 22 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
16 20 (4.12%) Java Developer
17 18 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (33.95%) .NET
2 106 (21.81%) ASP.NET
3 103 (21.19%) AngularJS
4 88 (18.11%) HTML
5 71 (14.61%) CSS
6 57 (11.73%) React
7 54 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 40 (8.23%) ASP.NET Web API
8 40 (8.23%) HTML5
9 34 (7.00%) Node.js
10 31 (6.38%) Web Services
11 30 (6.17%) Elastic Stack
11 30 (6.17%) jQuery
12 29 (5.97%) .NET Framework
13 28 (5.76%) .NET Core
14 26 (5.35%) CSS3
15 22 (4.53%) Entity Framework
16 21 (4.32%) LESS
17 17 (3.50%) OAuth
18 16 (3.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.02%) Data Centre
2 34 (7.00%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 29 (5.97%) Computer Science
4 29 (5.97%) Fintech
5 25 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.50%) Public Cloud
8 16 (3.29%) User Experience
9 15 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 15 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (1.44%) Internet of Things
11 6 (1.23%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.23%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.23%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.82%) DataPower
13 3 (0.62%) Clustering
13 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.62%) PMI
13 3 (0.62%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 118 (24.28%) Windows
2 91 (18.72%) Linux
3 53 (10.91%) Unix
4 35 (7.20%) Windows Server
5 18 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (3.29%) Windows 10
7 14 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 7 (1.44%) Solaris
10 7 (1.44%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.23%) AIX
11 6 (1.23%) HPUX
12 5 (1.03%) Android
13 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.82%) CentOS
14 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.41%) Debian
15 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (23.87%) DevOps
3 100 (20.58%) MVC
4 69 (14.20%) Microservices
5 67 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
5 67 (13.79%) SDLC
6 65 (13.37%) Software Engineering
7 61 (12.55%) Scrum
8 42 (8.64%) Open Source
9 37 (7.61%) OO
10 36 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
11 31 (6.38%) CRM
12 30 (6.17%) TDD
13 29 (5.97%) Test Automation
14 28 (5.76%) Continuous Delivery
14 28 (5.76%) ITIL
15 27 (5.56%) Data Modelling
16 26 (5.35%) Mentoring
17 25 (5.14%) Collaborative Working
17 25 (5.14%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 177 (36.42%) SQL
2 168 (34.57%) C#
3 121 (24.90%) JavaScript
4 65 (13.37%) Python
5 59 (12.14%) Java
6 37 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 36 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 25 (5.14%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.32%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.91%) ES6
11 13 (2.67%) Scala
12 8 (1.65%) Ruby
13 6 (1.23%) F#
14 5 (1.03%) R
15 4 (0.82%) Apple Swift
15 4 (0.82%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.82%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.62%) VB
16 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 47 (9.67%) Degree
2 29 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.29%) MCP
3 16 (3.29%) MCSE
4 12 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (2.47%) MCSA
5 10 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.65%) CCNA
7 6 (1.23%) CISSP
8 5 (1.03%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.03%) CCENT
8 5 (1.03%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.82%) CISA
9 4 (0.82%) CISM
9 4 (0.82%) CRISC
9 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.29%) QA
2 12 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 11 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.06%) GDPR
5 6 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.03%) SLA
7 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.62%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.62%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (9.67%) Active Directory
2 43 (8.85%) Docker
3 24 (4.94%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (2.67%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.82%) HDFS
6 4 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (15.02%) Ansible
2 71 (14.61%) Opscode Chef
3 65 (13.37%) Puppet
4 36 (7.41%) Terraform
5 25 (5.14%) Consul
5 25 (5.14%) Rundeck
6 23 (4.73%) Kubernetes
7 13 (2.67%) SCCM
8 7 (1.44%) Nagios
9 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.03%) SCOM
10 4 (0.82%) Icinga
10 4 (0.82%) Kibana
10 4 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.62%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.41%) Mesos
12 2 (0.41%) Rancher
13 1 (0.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 162 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.05%) Google
3 40 (8.23%) Oracle
4 36 (7.41%) VMware
5 34 (7.00%) Cisco
6 28 (5.76%) Xamarin
7 26 (5.35%) ServiceNow
8 25 (5.14%) Delphix
8 25 (5.14%) RedGate
8 25 (5.14%) Splunk
9 16 (3.29%) New Relic
9 16 (3.29%) Tableau
10 14 (2.88%) Cognos
11 10 (2.06%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.85%) IBM
13 8 (1.65%) Citrix
14 7 (1.44%) HP
15 5 (1.03%) Perforce
15 5 (1.03%) Red Hat
16 4 (0.82%) SAP