Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 35 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 +55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 441 357 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.70% 6.56% 3.94%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.77% 40.61% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 286 240 139
Scotland median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £55,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +3.96% +1.00%

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 943 879 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 18.60% 16.15% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 590 575 348
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £29,023 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,001
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.00%

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 0 213 £47,500 +5.56% 46
Glasgow +20 201 £50,000 - 33
Stirling +12 5 £39,500 -1.25%
Dundee +14 4 £30,000 +14.29% 3
Fife +2 3 £24,000 - 2
West Lothian -16 3 £32,000 - 1
Aberdeen - 3 - - 1
North Lanarkshire +8 2 £40,000 -40.74%
South Lanarkshire +4 2 £55,000 +18.92%
East Ayrshire - 2 £50,000 -
Lanarkshire - 1 £100,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 221 (50.11%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (37.41%) C#
2 165 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (36.05%) .NET
4 140 (31.75%) SQL Server
5 135 (30.61%) SQL
5 135 (30.61%) Microsoft
6 131 (29.71%) JavaScript
7 100 (22.68%) Windows
7 100 (22.68%) MVC
7 100 (22.68%) DevOps
8 94 (21.32%) ASP.NET
9 88 (19.95%) HTML
10 82 (18.59%) Google Cloud Platform
11 81 (18.37%) AngularJS
12 76 (17.23%) Microservices
13 71 (16.10%) Git (software)
14 69 (15.65%) CSS
15 68 (15.42%) Scrum
16 67 (15.19%) Finance
17 66 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
18 64 (14.51%) Linux
19 63 (14.29%) Software Engineering
20 62 (14.06%) React
21 60 (13.61%) Office 365
22 59 (13.38%) Python
22 59 (13.38%) Java
23 55 (12.47%) JIRA
24 54 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
24 54 (12.24%) Jenkins

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 17 (3.85%) Confluence
2 15 (3.40%) Apache Spark
3 10 (2.27%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.59%) Apache
4 7 (1.59%) MQSeries
5 5 (1.13%) Skype for Business
6 4 (0.91%) CMS
7 3 (0.68%) IIS
7 3 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.45%) JBoss
8 2 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
8 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.45%) WildFly
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.45%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.23%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 221 (50.11%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (18.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 60 (13.61%) Office 365
4 28 (6.35%) SaaS
5 23 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (4.76%) PaaS
7 14 (3.17%) IaaS
8 10 (2.27%) Slack
9 9 (2.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 8 (1.81%) GitHub
11 7 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.59%) Serverless
12 5 (1.13%) Azure Functions
12 5 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
12 5 (1.13%) Yammer
13 4 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
15 2 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.31%) Firewall
2 17 (3.85%) DNS
3 16 (3.63%) LAN
4 15 (3.40%) WAN
5 14 (3.17%) DHCP
5 14 (3.17%) Wireless
6 12 (2.72%) Network Security
7 10 (2.27%) Unified Communications
8 8 (1.81%) AMQP
8 8 (1.81%) Internet
8 8 (1.81%) Skype
9 7 (1.59%) VLAN
10 6 (1.36%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.36%) HTTP
10 6 (1.36%) Telepresence
11 5 (1.13%) Intranet
12 4 (0.91%) SAN
12 4 (0.91%) SSL
12 4 (0.91%) TCP/IP
12 4 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (31.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.07%) NoSQL
3 27 (6.12%) Power BI
4 25 (5.67%) MySQL
5 23 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 22 (4.99%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (4.99%) Relational Database
7 21 (4.76%) Big Data
8 18 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (2.49%) Hadoop
11 11 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (2.27%) SQLite
13 9 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (2.04%) DB2
13 9 (2.04%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.81%) Cosmos DB
14 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 71 (16.10%) Git (software)
2 55 (12.47%) JIRA
3 54 (12.24%) Jenkins
4 38 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 35 (7.94%) Subversion
6 29 (6.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 27 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (6.12%) GoCD
8 26 (5.90%) IBM UrbanCode
9 21 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 17 (3.85%) Selenium
11 14 (3.17%) TeamCity
12 12 (2.72%) CircleCI
12 12 (2.72%) CruiseControl
12 12 (2.72%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.27%) Bitbucket
13 10 (2.27%) git-flow
14 6 (1.36%) Hudson
14 6 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (1.36%) Mocha
General
1 67 (15.19%) Finance
2 11 (2.49%) Banking
3 5 (1.13%) Retail
4 3 (0.68%) Billing
4 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.68%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.45%) Marketing
5 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.23%) French Language
6 1 (0.23%) Games
6 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 156 (35.37%) Developer
2 70 (15.87%) .NET Developer
3 56 (12.70%) Architect
4 52 (11.79%) Consultant
5 42 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 34 (7.71%) C# Developer
6 34 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (7.26%) Senior DevOps
7 32 (7.26%) Software Developer
8 31 (7.03%) Senior Consultant
9 28 (6.35%) Software Engineer
10 27 (6.12%) C# .NET Developer
11 26 (5.90%) Cloud Architect
11 26 (5.90%) DevOps Consultant
11 26 (5.90%) Senior DevOps Consultant
12 24 (5.44%) Java Developer
13 21 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
14 18 (4.08%) Analyst
14 18 (4.08%) Lead Developer
15 17 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (36.05%) .NET
2 94 (21.32%) ASP.NET
3 88 (19.95%) HTML
4 81 (18.37%) AngularJS
5 69 (15.65%) CSS
6 62 (14.06%) React
7 54 (12.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 36 (8.16%) ASP.NET Web API
9 33 (7.48%) HTML5
10 31 (7.03%) .NET Core
11 28 (6.35%) Elastic Stack
12 27 (6.12%) RESTful
13 26 (5.90%) Web Services
14 25 (5.67%) .NET Framework
14 25 (5.67%) Node.js
15 22 (4.99%) CSS3
15 22 (4.99%) jQuery
16 19 (4.31%) Entity Framework
17 15 (3.40%) LESS
17 15 (3.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (5.90%) Data Centre
3 25 (5.67%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.99%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.31%) User Experience
6 18 (4.08%) Fintech
6 18 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (3.63%) Public Cloud
8 13 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.59%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.59%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.36%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.13%) Internet of Things
12 4 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
12 4 (0.91%) Clustering
13 3 (0.68%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.68%) PMI
13 3 (0.68%) Replication
13 3 (0.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 100 (22.68%) Windows
2 64 (14.51%) Linux
3 46 (10.43%) Unix
4 22 (4.99%) Windows Server
5 15 (3.40%) Windows 10
6 12 (2.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.59%) AIX
9 7 (1.59%) Solaris
10 6 (1.36%) HPUX
10 6 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.36%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.68%) Android
12 2 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (22.68%) DevOps
2 100 (22.68%) MVC
3 76 (17.23%) Microservices
4 68 (15.42%) Scrum
5 66 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
6 63 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 47 (10.66%) SDLC
8 38 (8.62%) Open Source
9 37 (8.39%) TDD
10 36 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (7.48%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (7.26%) Mentoring
13 31 (7.03%) Test Automation
14 30 (6.80%) OO
15 27 (6.12%) CRM
15 27 (6.12%) ETL
16 26 (5.90%) Customer Engagement
17 24 (5.44%) Computer Science
17 24 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 165 (37.41%) C#
2 135 (30.61%) SQL
3 131 (29.71%) JavaScript
4 59 (13.38%) Java
4 59 (13.38%) Python
5 22 (4.99%) TypeScript
6 18 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 18 (4.08%) PowerShell
7 17 (3.85%) ES6
8 16 (3.63%) T-SQL
9 12 (2.72%) Scala
10 10 (2.27%) C++
11 8 (1.81%) R
12 7 (1.59%) F#
13 6 (1.36%) ES7
14 5 (1.13%) Ruby
14 5 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.68%) VB
16 2 (0.45%) C
16 2 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (8.16%) Degree
2 26 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (3.40%) MCP
4 12 (2.72%) MCSA
5 10 (2.27%) MCSE
6 9 (2.04%) CCNA
7 8 (1.81%) CISSP
8 7 (1.59%) CCNP
9 5 (1.13%) CCENT
9 5 (1.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (0.91%) CISA
10 4 (0.91%) CISM
10 4 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.91%) CRISC
10 4 (0.91%) SSCP
11 3 (0.68%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.68%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.72%) Data Quality
2 11 (2.49%) QA
3 10 (2.27%) GDPR
4 8 (1.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.91%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.68%) PMBOK
8 3 (0.68%) SLA
9 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (9.75%) Docker
2 32 (7.26%) Active Directory
3 13 (2.95%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.59%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.91%) HDFS
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 54 (12.24%) Ansible
2 52 (11.79%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (11.79%) Puppet
3 37 (8.39%) Terraform
4 31 (7.03%) Kubernetes
5 26 (5.90%) Consul
5 26 (5.90%) Rundeck
6 6 (1.36%) SCCM
7 4 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.45%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.45%) Mesos
9 2 (0.45%) SCOM
9 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.23%) Core Impact
10 1 (0.23%) Nagios
10 1 (0.23%) Nessus
10 1 (0.23%) Nexpose
10 1 (0.23%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 135 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 51 (11.56%) Google
3 36 (8.16%) Oracle
4 32 (7.26%) Xamarin
5 30 (6.80%) Cisco
6 28 (6.35%) RedGate
7 27 (6.12%) ServiceNow
8 26 (5.90%) Delphix
8 26 (5.90%) Splunk
8 26 (5.90%) VMware
9 18 (4.08%) Tableau
10 13 (2.95%) Cognos
11 10 (2.27%) New Relic
12 8 (1.81%) Citrix
13 7 (1.59%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.36%) HP
15 4 (0.91%) Cloudera
15 4 (0.91%) Cognizant
15 4 (0.91%) IBM
16 3 (0.68%) NetApp