Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 60 113
Rank change year-on-year +22 +53 +42
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 344 195 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 6.11% 3.89% 2.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.75% 36.52% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 241 133 81
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.84% -10.59%
10th Percentile £32,200 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £56,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 824 534 451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.63% 10.66% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 539 366 272
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% -4.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +63 195 £48,750 +14.71% 17
Glasgow -7 126 £50,000 +21.95% 18
Dundee -11 5 £26,250 -4.55%
Renfrewshire +3 3 £34,400 -19.06%
South Lanarkshire -6 3 £46,250 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £67,500 - 1
Fife - 3 £33,750 -
Falkirk -1 2 - -
West Lothian -6 1 £31,500 +10.53%
Stirling - 1 £40,000 -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 162 (47.09%) Amazon AWS
2 150 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
3 141 (40.99%) Microsoft
4 121 (35.17%) SQL Server
5 112 (32.56%) SQL
6 96 (27.91%) C#
6 96 (27.91%) Windows
7 89 (25.87%) DevOps
8 86 (25.00%) VMware
9 85 (24.71%) .NET
10 76 (22.09%) ITIL
10 76 (22.09%) Active Directory
11 72 (20.93%) Linux
12 67 (19.48%) MVC
13 62 (18.02%) PowerShell
14 61 (17.73%) JavaScript
14 61 (17.73%) Windows Server
15 59 (17.15%) Opscode Chef
16 55 (15.99%) Cisco
17 54 (15.70%) AngularJS
18 51 (14.83%) Firewall
19 50 (14.53%) Scrum
19 50 (14.53%) HTML
19 50 (14.53%) CSS
20 47 (13.66%) ASP.NET
20 47 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
21 45 (13.08%) Ansible
22 44 (12.79%) Puppet
23 43 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
23 43 (12.50%) TDD

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 27 (7.85%) IIS
2 24 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.52%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.07%) CMS
5 13 (3.78%) Tomcat
5 13 (3.78%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.20%) Apache
7 9 (2.62%) MS Exchange
8 6 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.16%) Confluence
9 4 (1.16%) JBoss
10 3 (0.87%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.58%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.45%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) Finacle
1 4 (1.16%) Summit
2 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 162 (47.09%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (11.34%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (11.05%) Office 365
4 31 (9.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (6.69%) SaaS
6 22 (6.40%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (3.49%) GitHub
8 10 (2.91%) IaaS
8 10 (2.91%) PaaS
9 8 (2.33%) OpenShift
10 7 (2.03%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (1.74%) npm
12 5 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (1.16%) Amazon S3
13 4 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.16%) Serverless
13 4 (1.16%) Slack
14 3 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 51 (14.83%) Firewall
2 37 (10.76%) DHCP
3 36 (10.47%) DNS
4 23 (6.69%) Internet
5 15 (4.36%) VPN
6 13 (3.78%) SAN
7 12 (3.49%) LAN
7 12 (3.49%) WAN
8 8 (2.33%) Skype
8 8 (2.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.74%) VLAN
9 6 (1.74%) VoIP
9 6 (1.74%) Wireless
10 5 (1.45%) HTTP
11 4 (1.16%) Network Security
11 4 (1.16%) SSL
12 2 (0.58%) BIG-IP
12 2 (0.58%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (35.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.40%) NoSQL
3 18 (5.23%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 14 (4.07%) MySQL
6 13 (3.78%) Big Data
6 13 (3.78%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 12 (3.49%) Power BI
7 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
10 8 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.03%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.74%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (10.76%) Jenkins
2 31 (9.01%) Git (software)
3 21 (6.10%) JIRA
3 21 (6.10%) Subversion
3 21 (6.10%) Vagrant
4 14 (4.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (3.49%) Gradle
6 12 (3.49%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.20%) GoCD
7 11 (3.20%) Selenium
8 10 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.33%) IBM UrbanCode
10 7 (2.03%) Maven
10 7 (2.03%) Mocha
11 6 (1.74%) Grunt
11 6 (1.74%) gulp
11 6 (1.74%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (1.45%) SoapUI
General
1 39 (11.34%) Finance
2 22 (6.40%) Banking
3 14 (4.07%) Retail
3 14 (4.07%) Retail Banking
4 8 (2.33%) Advertising
5 6 (1.74%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.16%) Automotive
6 4 (1.16%) Marketing
7 3 (0.87%) Games
7 3 (0.87%) Local Government
8 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Back Office
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 97 (28.20%) Developer
2 47 (13.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 40 (11.63%) .NET Developer
5 32 (9.30%) Senior Developer
6 28 (8.14%) Senior DevOps
7 24 (6.98%) Architect
8 21 (6.10%) Consultant
9 20 (5.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 20 (5.81%) Software Developer
10 18 (5.23%) Analyst
11 17 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.07%) Java Developer
13 14 (4.07%) Project Manager
14 12 (3.49%) IT Engineer
14 12 (3.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.20%) DevOps Consultant
15 11 (3.20%) Retail Banking Project Manager
15 11 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.71%) .NET
2 54 (15.70%) AngularJS
3 50 (14.53%) CSS
3 50 (14.53%) HTML
4 47 (13.66%) ASP.NET
5 38 (11.05%) Web Services
6 35 (10.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (8.43%) React
8 25 (7.27%) HTML5
9 22 (6.40%) RESTful
10 19 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (5.52%) CSS3
11 18 (5.23%) Node.js
12 16 (4.65%) jQuery
13 15 (4.36%) .NET Framework
14 14 (4.07%) Entity Framework
14 14 (4.07%) Sass
15 12 (3.49%) Ajax
15 12 (3.49%) Hibernate
15 12 (3.49%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.14%) Virtual Team
2 25 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (4.94%) Data Centre
4 15 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.07%) EMC VNX
6 13 (3.78%) User Experience
7 11 (3.20%) Public Cloud
8 10 (2.91%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.62%) Fintech
10 7 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (1.74%) iPhone
12 4 (1.16%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.16%) Clustering
12 4 (1.16%) Internet of Things
12 4 (1.16%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.87%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (27.91%) Windows
2 72 (20.93%) Linux
3 61 (17.73%) Windows Server
4 43 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (12.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (6.40%) Ubuntu
7 21 (6.10%) Unix
8 20 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (5.23%) CentOS
10 12 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (2.03%) Solaris
12 6 (1.74%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.74%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.87%) Android
13 3 (0.87%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.58%) Amazon Linux
15 1 (0.29%) AIX
15 1 (0.29%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (43.60%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (25.87%) DevOps
3 76 (22.09%) ITIL
4 67 (19.48%) MVC
5 50 (14.53%) Scrum
6 43 (12.50%) TDD
7 40 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (9.88%) Mentoring
9 33 (9.59%) Open Source
10 29 (8.43%) Validation
11 28 (8.14%) Performance Management
12 27 (7.85%) Change Management
13 26 (7.56%) Configuration Management
14 25 (7.27%) Continuous Delivery
15 24 (6.98%) Software Engineering
16 21 (6.10%) Capacity Planning
16 21 (6.10%) Microservices
16 21 (6.10%) Test Automation
17 20 (5.81%) Project Management
18 19 (5.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 112 (32.56%) SQL
2 96 (27.91%) C#
3 62 (18.02%) PowerShell
4 61 (17.73%) JavaScript
5 43 (12.50%) Python
6 42 (12.21%) Java
7 26 (7.56%) Ruby
8 17 (4.94%) TypeScript
9 11 (3.20%) Perl
10 8 (2.33%) R
11 5 (1.45%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.16%) C++
13 3 (0.87%) PHP
13 3 (0.87%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.58%) F#
14 2 (0.58%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.58%) Scala
14 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.29%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.72%) MCSE
3 20 (5.81%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.65%) Degree
5 10 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.33%) PMP
7 5 (1.45%) CCNA
7 5 (1.45%) CCNP
7 5 (1.45%) MCP
7 5 (1.45%) MCSA
8 4 (1.16%) CCDP
9 2 (0.58%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.58%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.58%) MCITP
9 2 (0.58%) MCSD
9 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.94%) QA
2 8 (2.33%) GCP
3 4 (1.16%) SLA
4 2 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.58%) GDPR
4 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 76 (22.09%) Active Directory
2 47 (13.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (11.92%) Docker
4 39 (11.34%) Hyper-V
5 29 (8.43%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (6.98%) XenDesktop
7 23 (6.69%) vSphere
8 21 (6.10%) XenApp
9 19 (5.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.29%) Firmware
12 1 (0.29%) HDFS
12 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 59 (17.15%) Opscode Chef
2 45 (13.08%) Ansible
3 44 (12.79%) Puppet
4 41 (11.92%) SCCM
5 32 (9.30%) SCOM
6 21 (6.10%) Packer
7 14 (4.07%) Terraform
8 9 (2.62%) Kubernetes
9 8 (2.33%) Consul
9 8 (2.33%) Rundeck
10 6 (1.74%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.74%) Malwarebytes
10 6 (1.74%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 6 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.87%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 141 (40.99%) Microsoft
2 86 (25.00%) VMware
3 55 (15.99%) Cisco
4 36 (10.47%) Citrix
5 35 (10.17%) Google
6 20 (5.81%) HP
7 17 (4.94%) EMC
8 15 (4.36%) Oracle
9 13 (3.78%) SolarWinds
10 12 (3.49%) ServiceNow
11 11 (3.20%) Symantec
12 10 (2.91%) Xamarin
13 9 (2.62%) Dell
14 8 (2.33%) RedGate
14 8 (2.33%) Splunk
15 6 (1.74%) Apple
15 6 (1.74%) Avaya
15 6 (1.74%) F5
15 6 (1.74%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.74%) Sophos