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

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 53 89
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 +78
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 509 217 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 8.78% 4.36% 3.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.00% 40.11% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 341 163 98
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,440 £31,175
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £64,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,131 541 474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.51% 10.88% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 692 364 294
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
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 June 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 June 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 +31 254 £50,000 - 33
Glasgow +28 224 £41,500 +1.22% 35
West Lothian +1 11 £37,500 +25.00%
Aberdeen 0 6 £38,250 -23.50% 1
Fife -3 3 £39,000 - 1
Midlothian - 3 - -
South Lanarkshire -5 2 £36,750 -28.64%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £34,500 - 1
Dundee +1 1 - - 3
North Lanarkshire -1 1 - - 1
Renfrewshire -2 1 £36,500 -18.89%
Highlands - 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 269 (52.85%) Amazon AWS
2 205 (40.28%) SQL
3 203 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
4 176 (34.58%) C#
5 168 (33.01%) .NET
5 168 (33.01%) Microsoft
6 147 (28.88%) SQL Server
7 135 (26.52%) MVC
8 134 (26.33%) Windows
9 132 (25.93%) ASP.NET
10 129 (25.34%) DevOps
11 121 (23.77%) AngularJS
12 105 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
13 97 (19.06%) Ansible
14 96 (18.86%) JavaScript
15 95 (18.66%) Linux
16 90 (17.68%) Puppet
17 89 (17.49%) ASP.NET MVC
18 86 (16.90%) Google Cloud Platform
19 85 (16.70%) HTML
20 78 (15.32%) SDLC
21 73 (14.34%) Jenkins
22 70 (13.75%) VMware
23 67 (13.16%) Docker
24 66 (12.97%) React
25 65 (12.77%) Office 365
26 64 (12.57%) Python
27 63 (12.38%) Git (software)
27 63 (12.38%) Microservices
28 62 (12.18%) Collaborative Working

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 (5.30%) SharePoint
2 19 (3.73%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.55%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 10 (1.96%) IIS
6 8 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 7 (1.38%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.98%) JBoss
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.79%) Confluence
9 4 (0.79%) Jetty
9 4 (0.79%) WildFly
10 3 (0.59%) Apache
10 3 (0.59%) nginx
10 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 21 (4.13%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.20%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.20%) Maya
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 269 (52.85%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (16.90%) Google Cloud Platform
3 65 (12.77%) Office 365
4 56 (11.00%) SaaS
5 51 (10.02%) Cloud Computing
6 49 (9.63%) npm
7 45 (8.84%) IaaS
7 45 (8.84%) PaaS
8 22 (4.32%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (3.14%) GitHub
10 15 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
11 11 (2.16%) Azure Data Factory
12 4 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.79%) Serverless
13 3 (0.59%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.59%) Yammer
14 2 (0.39%) Akamai
14 2 (0.39%) Route 53
14 2 (0.39%) Slack
14 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (6.09%) Firewall
2 20 (3.93%) DNS
3 19 (3.73%) VPN
4 18 (3.54%) DHCP
5 15 (2.95%) Network Security
6 11 (2.16%) SAN
6 11 (2.16%) Skype
6 11 (2.16%) Wireless
7 7 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (1.18%) HTTP
8 6 (1.18%) IPsec
9 5 (0.98%) Intranet
9 5 (0.98%) SSL
9 5 (0.98%) WAN
10 4 (0.79%) Internet
10 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.59%) BGP
11 3 (0.59%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.59%) LAN
11 3 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (28.88%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 37 (7.27%) MongoDB
4 29 (5.70%) Big Data
4 29 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 23 (4.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 20 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 20 (3.93%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (3.54%) Power BI
8 16 (3.14%) Hadoop
9 12 (2.36%) Data Lake
10 11 (2.16%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.96%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.96%) MySQL
11 10 (1.96%) SQL Server 2016
12 8 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 73 (14.34%) Jenkins
2 63 (12.38%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 41 (8.06%) Subversion
5 40 (7.86%) JIRA
6 29 (5.70%) Octopus Deploy
7 28 (5.50%) GoCD
8 27 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 24 (4.72%) IBM UrbanCode
10 22 (4.32%) NUnit
11 21 (4.13%) Babel
11 21 (4.13%) Log4Net
11 21 (4.13%) Rhino Mocks
11 21 (4.13%) webpack
12 14 (2.75%) TeamCity
13 9 (1.77%) Maven
14 8 (1.57%) Vagrant
15 6 (1.18%) Selenium
15 6 (1.18%) Visual Studio
16 5 (0.98%) Cucumber
General
1 58 (11.39%) Finance
2 36 (7.07%) Banking
3 24 (4.72%) Retail Banking
4 20 (3.93%) Retail
5 10 (1.96%) Advertising
6 7 (1.38%) Local Government
7 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.39%) German Language
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Law
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 155 (30.45%) Developer
2 90 (17.68%) .NET Developer
3 60 (11.79%) C# Developer
4 54 (10.61%) Architect
5 51 (10.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 50 (9.82%) Consultant
7 35 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 34 (6.68%) Senior DevOps
9 30 (5.89%) Cloud Architect
9 30 (5.89%) DevOps Engineer
9 30 (5.89%) Senior Developer
10 29 (5.70%) Software Developer
11 26 (5.11%) Senior Consultant
12 24 (4.72%) Analyst
12 24 (4.72%) DevOps Consultant
12 24 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Consultant
13 23 (4.52%) Project Manager
14 22 (4.32%) Software Engineer
15 20 (3.93%) DBA
16 19 (3.73%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (33.01%) .NET
2 132 (25.93%) ASP.NET
3 121 (23.77%) AngularJS
4 89 (17.49%) ASP.NET MVC
5 85 (16.70%) HTML
6 66 (12.97%) React
7 57 (11.20%) Node.js
8 56 (11.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 56 (11.00%) CSS
9 43 (8.45%) JSON
10 39 (7.66%) Web Services
11 36 (7.07%) .NET Core
12 29 (5.70%) REST
13 28 (5.50%) LESS
14 27 (5.30%) .NET Framework
14 27 (5.30%) Sass
14 27 (5.30%) WCF
14 27 (5.30%) XML
15 26 (5.11%) HTML5
16 25 (4.91%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 35 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.89%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.30%) Public Cloud
4 26 (5.11%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (3.93%) Enterprise Cloud
6 19 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 15 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.95%) Fintech
7 15 (2.95%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.16%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.96%) Algorithms
10 10 (1.96%) User Experience
11 9 (1.77%) Replication
12 7 (1.38%) Clustering
13 4 (0.79%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.79%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.79%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.59%) e-Learning
15 2 (0.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 134 (26.33%) Windows
2 95 (18.66%) Linux
3 53 (10.41%) Windows Server
4 34 (6.68%) Unix
5 18 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (1.18%) CentOS
9 4 (0.79%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.59%) Android
10 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.59%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.39%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.20%) Solaris
12 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (39.88%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (26.52%) MVC
3 129 (25.34%) DevOps
4 78 (15.32%) SDLC
5 63 (12.38%) Microservices
6 62 (12.18%) Collaborative Working
7 58 (11.39%) Open Source
7 58 (11.39%) Software Engineering
8 53 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (9.43%) Project Management
10 45 (8.84%) Change Management
11 42 (8.25%) Scrum
12 39 (7.66%) TDD
13 35 (6.88%) ITIL
14 34 (6.68%) OO
15 33 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
16 32 (6.29%) Migration
17 30 (5.89%) Continuous Delivery
18 28 (5.50%) API Development
18 28 (5.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 205 (40.28%) SQL
2 176 (34.58%) C#
3 96 (18.86%) JavaScript
4 64 (12.57%) Python
5 61 (11.98%) PowerShell
6 54 (10.61%) T-SQL
7 46 (9.04%) TypeScript
8 45 (8.84%) Java
9 26 (5.11%) PL/SQL
10 25 (4.91%) ES6
11 21 (4.13%) Bash Shell
12 14 (2.75%) Ruby
13 10 (1.96%) R
13 10 (1.96%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.77%) C
15 7 (1.38%) C++
16 4 (0.79%) Perl
17 3 (0.59%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 32 (6.29%) Degree
2 29 (5.70%) Security Cleared
3 21 (4.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 21 (4.13%) PMP
4 19 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (2.95%) AWS Certification
6 9 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.38%) MCSA
8 6 (1.18%) MCSE
9 5 (0.98%) CCNP
9 5 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.79%) CCIE
10 4 (0.79%) CCNA
10 4 (0.79%) MCDBA
10 4 (0.79%) MCITP
11 3 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.39%) MCP
12 2 (0.39%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.39%) VCAP
12 2 (0.39%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.23%) GCP
2 12 (2.36%) QA
3 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.39%) GDPR
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.20%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.20%) EMIR
5 1 (0.20%) FATCA
5 1 (0.20%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.20%) Solvency II
System Software
1 67 (13.16%) Docker
2 48 (9.43%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (4.72%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (2.36%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.59%) HDFS
8 3 (0.59%) vSphere
9 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.39%) XenApp
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.20%) Firmware
10 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 105 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
2 97 (19.06%) Ansible
3 90 (17.68%) Puppet
4 34 (6.68%) Terraform
5 28 (5.50%) Consul
5 28 (5.50%) Rundeck
6 20 (3.93%) Kubernetes
7 18 (3.54%) SCCM
8 16 (3.14%) vCenter Server
9 12 (2.36%) SCOM
10 7 (1.38%) Nagios
11 6 (1.18%) Rancher
12 4 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
12 4 (0.79%) yum
13 3 (0.59%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
13 3 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.39%) Kibana
14 2 (0.39%) Munin
14 2 (0.39%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 168 (33.01%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.75%) VMware
3 51 (10.02%) Google
4 47 (9.23%) Oracle
5 44 (8.64%) Cisco
6 29 (5.70%) RedGate
6 29 (5.70%) ServiceNow
7 26 (5.11%) Splunk
8 24 (4.72%) Delphix
9 17 (3.34%) IBM
10 16 (3.14%) Xamarin
11 15 (2.95%) Citrix
12 13 (2.55%) SAP
12 13 (2.55%) SolarWinds
13 10 (1.96%) HP
14 7 (1.38%) New Relic
14 7 (1.38%) Veeam
15 6 (1.18%) Dell
15 6 (1.18%) EMC
16 5 (0.98%) CA