Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 25 55
Rank change year-on-year +9 +30 +34
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 625 482 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.78% 8.45% 4.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.75% 43.35% 39.74%
Number of salaries quoted 426 324 163
Scotland median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £31,441 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £66,250 £62,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 1,282 1,112 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.16% 19.50% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 820 693 370
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,646 £29,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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 +4 328 £45,100 -5.55% 25
Glasgow +18 229 £45,500 +10.98% 20
Fife +14 27 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Stirling +7 8 £35,000 -12.50%
South Lanarkshire +8 5 £45,000 +22.45%
Aberdeen -2 5 £50,000 +30.72% 5
West Lothian -13 5 £46,500 +30.07%
East Ayrshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
North Lanarkshire +8 2 £56,250 +40.63%
Dundee +1 2 £40,750 -
Falkirk - 1 £28,500 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £100,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £32,500 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 275 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 256 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (33.44%) .NET
4 199 (31.84%) SQL
5 198 (31.68%) C#
6 191 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 164 (26.24%) JavaScript
7 164 (26.24%) DevOps
8 137 (21.92%) Microservices
9 132 (21.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 131 (20.96%) SQL Server
11 128 (20.48%) MVC
12 116 (18.56%) Windows
13 111 (17.76%) Software Engineering
14 108 (17.28%) Finance
15 101 (16.16%) Python
16 99 (15.84%) Java
17 96 (15.36%) Scrum
18 90 (14.40%) ASP.NET
19 89 (14.24%) Google
20 87 (13.92%) Linux
21 86 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
22 80 (12.80%) SDLC
23 79 (12.64%) Git (software)
24 78 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
25 77 (12.32%) Docker
26 75 (12.00%) Ansible
27 74 (11.84%) AngularJS
28 72 (11.52%) Terraform
29 70 (11.20%) Office 365

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 18 (2.88%) Apache Spark
2 17 (2.72%) Confluence
3 16 (2.56%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.24%) Apache
5 9 (1.44%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.28%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.12%) IIS
8 6 (0.96%) SAS
9 5 (0.80%) IBM Notes
9 5 (0.80%) JBoss
9 5 (0.80%) Jetty
9 5 (0.80%) nginx
9 5 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.48%) CMS
11 2 (0.32%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.16%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (2.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.80%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Maximo
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 275 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (21.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 70 (11.20%) Office 365
4 62 (9.92%) SaaS
5 54 (8.64%) PaaS
6 32 (5.12%) IaaS
7 28 (4.48%) Power Platform
8 17 (2.72%) Serverless
9 14 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (2.24%) IBM Cloud
10 13 (2.08%) Azure Stack
11 9 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (0.64%) GitHub
15 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.24%) Firewall
2 29 (4.64%) LAN
2 29 (4.64%) WAN
3 23 (3.68%) VLAN
4 20 (3.20%) Network Security
4 20 (3.20%) Wireless
5 19 (3.04%) DNS
6 15 (2.40%) DHCP
6 15 (2.40%) Unified Communications
7 13 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (2.08%) Telepresence
7 13 (2.08%) VPN
8 11 (1.76%) HTTP
9 9 (1.44%) VoIP
10 8 (1.28%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.12%) Internet
12 6 (0.96%) AMQP
12 6 (0.96%) Skype
13 5 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (0.80%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (20.96%) SQL Server
2 70 (11.20%) NoSQL
3 43 (6.88%) Big Data
4 35 (5.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 30 (4.80%) MongoDB
6 27 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (4.16%) Power BI
8 25 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (3.84%) Data Warehouse
10 21 (3.36%) Relational Database
11 19 (3.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 19 (3.04%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.08%) QlikView
13 13 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
14 11 (1.76%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.44%) MySQL
16 8 (1.28%) Data Lake
17 7 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
17 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 79 (12.64%) Git (software)
2 66 (10.56%) Jenkins
3 57 (9.12%) JIRA
4 46 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (5.60%) Subversion
6 29 (4.64%) GoCD
6 29 (4.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (4.16%) IBM UrbanCode
9 23 (3.68%) Visual Studio
10 18 (2.88%) TeamCity
11 16 (2.56%) Selenium
12 12 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.76%) Hudson
14 8 (1.28%) Maven
14 8 (1.28%) NUnit
14 8 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (1.12%) JUnit
16 5 (0.80%) Artifactory
General
1 108 (17.28%) Finance
2 32 (5.12%) Banking
3 21 (3.36%) Retail
4 9 (1.44%) Marketing
5 6 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.48%) Legal
6 3 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 184 (29.44%) Developer
2 76 (12.16%) .NET Developer
3 62 (9.92%) Software Engineer
4 60 (9.60%) Software Developer
5 52 (8.32%) Architect
5 52 (8.32%) Consultant
6 45 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 43 (6.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (6.24%) Senior Developer
9 37 (5.92%) C# .NET Developer
9 37 (5.92%) Senior DevOps
10 34 (5.44%) DevOps Engineer
11 32 (5.12%) Azure Engineer
12 31 (4.96%) Analyst
13 29 (4.64%) Data Engineer
14 27 (4.32%) DevOps Consultant
14 27 (4.32%) Java Developer
14 27 (4.32%) Senior Consultant
15 26 (4.16%) Senior DevOps Consultant
16 24 (3.84%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (33.44%) .NET
2 90 (14.40%) ASP.NET
3 74 (11.84%) AngularJS
4 66 (10.56%) HTML
4 66 (10.56%) React
5 60 (9.60%) .NET Core
6 58 (9.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (7.68%) CSS
8 36 (5.76%) Node.js
9 35 (5.60%) RESTful
10 34 (5.44%) .NET Framework
11 32 (5.12%) Web Services
12 30 (4.80%) Spring
13 29 (4.64%) Elastic Stack
13 29 (4.64%) Entity Framework
14 26 (4.16%) ASP.NET Web API
15 24 (3.84%) Spring Boot
16 21 (3.36%) React Native
17 20 (3.20%) HTML5
17 20 (3.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 26 (4.16%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.84%) Public Cloud
6 22 (3.52%) Data Centre
7 21 (3.36%) Fintech
8 17 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (2.40%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (2.08%) User Experience
12 11 (1.76%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.28%) Replication
14 7 (1.12%) Clustering
15 6 (0.96%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.80%) Robotics
17 4 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
17 4 (0.64%) Wiki
18 3 (0.48%) Augmented Reality
18 3 (0.48%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 116 (18.56%) Windows
2 87 (13.92%) Linux
3 44 (7.04%) Unix
3 44 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.28%) Android
6 7 (1.12%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.96%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.48%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.16%) Debian
11 1 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
2 164 (26.24%) DevOps
3 137 (21.92%) Microservices
4 128 (20.48%) MVC
5 111 (17.76%) Software Engineering
6 96 (15.36%) Scrum
7 86 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
8 80 (12.80%) SDLC
9 78 (12.48%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (10.56%) Mentoring
11 63 (10.08%) Test Automation
12 61 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
13 49 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 47 (7.52%) TDD
15 46 (7.36%) Open Source
16 45 (7.20%) Continuous Delivery
17 42 (6.72%) Computer Science
18 41 (6.56%) Infrastructure as Code
19 40 (6.40%) Artificial Intelligence
20 38 (6.08%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 199 (31.84%) SQL
2 198 (31.68%) C#
3 164 (26.24%) JavaScript
4 101 (16.16%) Python
5 99 (15.84%) Java
6 46 (7.36%) PowerShell
7 35 (5.60%) TypeScript
8 27 (4.32%) Bash Shell
9 26 (4.16%) R
10 24 (3.84%) T-SQL
11 23 (3.68%) Ruby
12 15 (2.40%) C++
13 13 (2.08%) Groovy
14 10 (1.60%) ES6
15 9 (1.44%) Shell Script
16 8 (1.28%) C
16 8 (1.28%) Scala
17 7 (1.12%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.12%) VB
18 6 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (7.68%) Degree
2 37 (5.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.20%) MCSA
5 18 (2.88%) CCNP
5 18 (2.88%) MCSE
6 13 (2.08%) CCNA
7 12 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (0.96%) HND
8 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.80%) MCTS
10 4 (0.64%) MCSD
11 3 (0.48%) CISSP
11 3 (0.48%) ISEB
11 3 (0.48%) MCAD
11 3 (0.48%) MCP
11 3 (0.48%) SSCP
12 2 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.32%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.72%) QA
2 11 (1.76%) GDPR
3 5 (0.80%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.48%) PMBOK
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.16%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 77 (12.32%) Docker
2 42 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 23 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (1.60%) Hyper-V
5 8 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (1.28%) vSphere
6 5 (0.80%) HDFS
7 4 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.32%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.16%) Firmware
9 1 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 75 (12.00%) Ansible
2 72 (11.52%) Terraform
3 70 (11.20%) Kubernetes
4 65 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
5 49 (7.84%) Puppet
6 26 (4.16%) Consul
6 26 (4.16%) Rundeck
7 7 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (0.96%) SCCM
9 5 (0.80%) Backup Exec
9 5 (0.80%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 3 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (0.48%) Packer
11 2 (0.32%) Grafana
11 2 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 191 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 89 (14.24%) Google
3 50 (8.00%) Cisco
4 42 (6.72%) Splunk
5 34 (5.44%) VMware
6 33 (5.28%) Oracle
7 31 (4.96%) ServiceNow
8 28 (4.48%) RedGate
9 26 (4.16%) Delphix
10 24 (3.84%) Xamarin
11 20 (3.20%) IBM
12 14 (2.24%) AppDynamics
12 14 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.92%) Dynatrace
13 12 (1.92%) Tableau
14 10 (1.60%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.44%) Databricks
15 9 (1.44%) Informatica
15 9 (1.44%) Symantec
16 8 (1.28%) Citrix