Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 57 108
Rank change year-on-year +26 +51 +45
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 407 187 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 7.24% 4.02% 2.29%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.86% 37.70% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 273 144 84
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +11.18% -5.88%
10th Percentile £32,260 £33,750 £29,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £62,375
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -2.91%

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 996 496 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.72% 10.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 636 336 296
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.64% -5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,875 £28,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,625 £65,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +48 215 £45,000 - 24
Glasgow +6 167 £45,000 +1.19% 40
West Lothian -1 5 £37,500 - 1
North Lanarkshire -7 5 £67,500 +77.63% 2
Dundee -5 3 £26,250 -27.08%
Aberdeen -10 3 £50,000 - 1
Fife - 2 - -
Midlothian - 2 - -
Renfrewshire +3 1 £34,400 -19.06%
Stirling -4 1 £40,000 -25.58%
South Lanarkshire -9 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £35,000 -
Aberdeenshire - 1 £39,000 -
Falkirk - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 231 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 161 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (36.12%) Microsoft
4 136 (33.42%) SQL
5 128 (31.45%) DevOps
6 121 (29.73%) SQL Server
7 110 (27.03%) Windows
8 106 (26.04%) C#
9 98 (24.08%) .NET
10 86 (21.13%) Linux
11 82 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
12 76 (18.67%) VMware
12 76 (18.67%) Puppet
13 73 (17.94%) Ansible
14 69 (16.95%) MVC
14 69 (16.95%) JavaScript
15 68 (16.71%) AngularJS
16 67 (16.46%) Docker
16 67 (16.46%) ITIL
17 65 (15.97%) Active Directory
17 65 (15.97%) Jenkins
18 62 (15.23%) Google Cloud Platform
18 62 (15.23%) Firewall
19 61 (14.99%) ASP.NET
19 61 (14.99%) Python
19 61 (14.99%) Windows Server
20 59 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
21 57 (14.00%) Office 365
22 53 (13.02%) Open Source
22 53 (13.02%) Git (software)

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 36 (8.85%) SharePoint
2 15 (3.69%) Skype for Business
3 14 (3.44%) IIS
4 13 (3.19%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 10 (2.46%) MS Exchange
7 9 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.47%) Apache
8 6 (1.47%) CMS
8 6 (1.47%) Confluence
9 4 (0.98%) JBoss
9 4 (0.98%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.74%) Jetty
10 3 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.49%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.49%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (5.16%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) Finacle
2 4 (0.98%) Summit
3 3 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 231 (56.76%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (15.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 57 (14.00%) Office 365
4 35 (8.60%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (6.63%) SaaS
6 20 (4.91%) npm
6 20 (4.91%) PaaS
7 18 (4.42%) IaaS
8 13 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
9 12 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.21%) GitHub
11 8 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
11 8 (1.97%) Azure Data Factory
11 8 (1.97%) OpenShift
12 5 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.23%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.98%) Slack
14 2 (0.49%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.49%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.23%) Firewall
2 32 (7.86%) DHCP
3 30 (7.37%) DNS
4 22 (5.41%) VPN
5 18 (4.42%) SAN
6 12 (2.95%) Internet
7 10 (2.46%) Network Security
8 9 (2.21%) HTTP
8 9 (2.21%) Skype
9 8 (1.97%) Intranet
9 8 (1.97%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.97%) Wireless
10 7 (1.72%) WAN
11 6 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.47%) IPsec
11 6 (1.47%) LAN
11 6 (1.47%) VLAN
11 6 (1.47%) VoIP
12 5 (1.23%) SSL
13 3 (0.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (29.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.88%) NoSQL
3 27 (6.63%) Big Data
4 26 (6.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (5.16%) MongoDB
7 18 (4.42%) Power BI
8 14 (3.44%) Azure SQL Database
8 14 (3.44%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 14 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.95%) MySQL
10 11 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (2.46%) RDBMS
11 10 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (2.21%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (1.97%) Data Lake
13 8 (1.97%) Hadoop
13 8 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 65 (15.97%) Jenkins
2 53 (13.02%) Git (software)
3 37 (9.09%) JIRA
4 31 (7.62%) Subversion
5 27 (6.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (5.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 23 (5.65%) GoCD
8 21 (5.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (5.16%) Vagrant
9 18 (4.42%) IBM UrbanCode
10 12 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 9 (2.21%) Gradle
12 8 (1.97%) Selenium
13 6 (1.47%) Babel
13 6 (1.47%) Log4Net
13 6 (1.47%) Maven
13 6 (1.47%) NUnit
13 6 (1.47%) Rhino Mocks
13 6 (1.47%) webpack
14 5 (1.23%) gulp
General
1 52 (12.78%) Finance
2 41 (10.07%) Banking
3 32 (7.86%) Retail
4 29 (7.13%) Retail Banking
5 14 (3.44%) Advertising
6 10 (2.46%) Local Government
7 6 (1.47%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.23%) Automotive
8 5 (1.23%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.74%) Marketing
10 1 (0.25%) Back Office
10 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 110 (27.03%) Developer
2 56 (13.76%) .NET Developer
3 44 (10.81%) Consultant
4 42 (10.32%) DevOps Engineer
5 35 (8.60%) Senior DevOps
6 28 (6.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 26 (6.39%) Project Manager
8 25 (6.14%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.41%) C# Developer
9 22 (5.41%) DBA
10 21 (5.16%) Analyst
10 21 (5.16%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (5.16%) Senior Developer
10 21 (5.16%) SQL DBA
11 20 (4.91%) Senior Consultant
12 19 (4.67%) DevOps Consultant
12 19 (4.67%) Software Project Manager
13 18 (4.42%) Architect
13 18 (4.42%) Senior DevOps Consultant
14 17 (4.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (24.08%) .NET
2 68 (16.71%) AngularJS
3 61 (14.99%) ASP.NET
4 52 (12.78%) HTML
5 49 (12.04%) Web Services
6 44 (10.81%) React
7 42 (10.32%) CSS
8 41 (10.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
10 30 (7.37%) Node.js
11 20 (4.91%) REST
12 19 (4.67%) Elastic Stack
13 18 (4.42%) WCF
14 16 (3.93%) .NET Framework
14 16 (3.93%) Entity Framework
14 16 (3.93%) HTML5
15 15 (3.69%) .NET Core
16 13 (3.19%) Sass
17 12 (2.95%) jQuery
18 11 (2.70%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.16%) Public Cloud
4 17 (4.18%) Data Centre
5 13 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (2.70%) Clustering
7 10 (2.46%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.21%) Fintech
8 9 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.21%) User Experience
9 8 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.97%) Replication
10 6 (1.47%) iPhone
10 6 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.98%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.74%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.74%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 110 (27.03%) Windows
2 86 (21.13%) Linux
3 61 (14.99%) Windows Server
4 31 (7.62%) Unix
5 24 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (5.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.67%) CentOS
7 19 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (4.42%) Ubuntu
9 16 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (1.72%) Solaris
11 6 (1.47%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.47%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.74%) Android
12 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (39.56%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (31.45%) DevOps
3 69 (16.95%) MVC
4 67 (16.46%) ITIL
5 53 (13.02%) Open Source
6 49 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 40 (9.83%) Migration
7 40 (9.83%) SDLC
8 39 (9.58%) Microservices
8 39 (9.58%) Scrum
9 38 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (8.85%) Change Management
11 35 (8.60%) TDD
12 32 (7.86%) Load Balancing
13 31 (7.62%) Software Engineering
14 30 (7.37%) Project Management
15 29 (7.13%) Mentoring
16 28 (6.88%) Software Delivery
17 27 (6.63%) Analytics
17 27 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 136 (33.42%) SQL
2 106 (26.04%) C#
3 69 (16.95%) JavaScript
4 61 (14.99%) Python
5 44 (10.81%) PowerShell
6 38 (9.34%) Java
7 32 (7.86%) Ruby
8 23 (5.65%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 16 (3.93%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.95%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.95%) R
12 10 (2.46%) Perl
13 9 (2.21%) ES6
14 5 (1.23%) C++
14 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.74%) PHP
15 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.49%) Scala
17 1 (0.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 34 (8.35%) Security Cleared
2 33 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (5.41%) MCSE
4 21 (5.16%) PMP
5 18 (4.42%) Degree
6 17 (4.18%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.44%) AWS Certification
8 9 (2.21%) CCNP
9 8 (1.97%) CCNA
9 8 (1.97%) MCSA
10 7 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.72%) MCP
11 6 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (1.47%) MCDBA
11 6 (1.47%) MCITP
12 5 (1.23%) CCDP
13 3 (0.74%) CCIE
14 2 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.49%) MCSD
14 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.11%) GCP
2 18 (4.42%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.74%) SLA
5 2 (0.49%) GDPR
5 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.25%) EMIR
6 1 (0.25%) FATCA
6 1 (0.25%) MiFID
6 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 67 (16.46%) Docker
2 65 (15.97%) Active Directory
3 59 (14.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 21 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (2.70%) vSphere
7 9 (2.21%) XenDesktop
8 6 (1.47%) XenApp
9 5 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.74%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.49%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) HDFS
12 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (20.15%) Opscode Chef
2 76 (18.67%) Puppet
3 73 (17.94%) Ansible
4 30 (7.37%) SCCM
5 26 (6.39%) Terraform
6 22 (5.41%) Consul
6 22 (5.41%) Rundeck
7 21 (5.16%) SCOM
8 20 (4.91%) Packer
9 13 (3.19%) Kubernetes
10 9 (2.21%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.97%) Backup Exec
12 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (1.47%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (1.47%) Malwarebytes
13 6 (1.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 6 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.98%) Nagios
15 3 (0.74%) Cisco Prime
15 3 (0.74%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 147 (36.12%) Microsoft
2 76 (18.67%) VMware
3 41 (10.07%) Cisco
4 40 (9.83%) Google
5 27 (6.63%) Oracle
6 26 (6.39%) Citrix
6 26 (6.39%) ServiceNow
7 23 (5.65%) RedGate
8 19 (4.67%) Splunk
9 15 (3.69%) SolarWinds
10 13 (3.19%) IBM
11 10 (2.46%) Dell
11 10 (2.46%) F5
11 10 (2.46%) HP
12 9 (2.21%) Apple
13 8 (1.97%) CheckPoint
14 7 (1.72%) EMC
14 7 (1.72%) Palo Alto
14 7 (1.72%) Symantec
15 6 (1.47%) Avaya