Period
to 27 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 14 13
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Azure 111 64 91
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Sheffield 20.52% 11.74% 11.46%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.23% 45.07% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 123 64 67
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £36,500 £28,175 £29,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,925 £70,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -

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 Sheffield with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 221 142 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 40.85% 26.06% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 202 129 152
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £32,525 £26,150 £29,900
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,500 £70,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,077
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.58% +10.19%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Sheffield

Azure
Salary Trend in Sheffield

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Azure in Sheffield

Azure
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Sheffield over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 January 2021, IT jobs citing 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Azure.

1 55 (49.55%) SQL
2 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (46.85%) DevOps
4 43 (38.74%) AWS
4 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
5 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
6 39 (35.14%) C#
7 37 (33.33%) Python
8 36 (32.43%) Windows
8 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure as Code
9 35 (31.53%) Java
9 35 (31.53%) Ruby
9 35 (31.53%) Terraform
9 35 (31.53%) Kubernetes
9 35 (31.53%) Docker
9 35 (31.53%) Go
10 32 (28.83%) Problem-Solving
11 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
12 23 (20.72%) Analytics
13 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
13 22 (19.82%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (18.92%) Office 365
14 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
14 21 (18.92%) GCP
14 21 (18.92%) MySQL
15 20 (18.02%) PHP
15 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (18.02%) Ansible
15 20 (18.02%) Redis
15 20 (18.02%) MongoDB

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.90%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) BASE24
1 1 (0.90%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 43 (38.74%) AWS
2 21 (18.92%) GCP
2 21 (18.92%) Office 365
3 19 (17.12%) Datadog
3 19 (17.12%) Pulumi
4 16 (14.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.50%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (4.50%) IaaS
5 5 (4.50%) PaaS
6 4 (3.60%) SaaS
7 3 (2.70%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.90%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) SAN
2 8 (7.21%) Skype
3 6 (5.41%) Firewall
4 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.60%) DNS
6 2 (1.80%) DHCP
7 1 (0.90%) VoIP
7 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (19.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 21 (18.92%) MySQL
3 20 (18.02%) MongoDB
3 20 (18.02%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (18.02%) Redis
4 19 (17.12%) Cosmos DB
4 19 (17.12%) MariaDB
5 9 (8.11%) SQL Server
6 8 (7.21%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.70%) Data Lake
9 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.70%) Power BI
9 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.80%) Amazon Athena
10 2 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Jenkins
1 19 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (15.32%) Finance
2 6 (5.41%) Law
3 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.60%) Retail
5 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 3 (2.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Azure DevOps
2 19 (17.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Platform Engineer
3 17 (15.32%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Architect
5 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Administrator
6 8 (7.21%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (7.21%) Security Architect
7 6 (5.41%) Developer
8 5 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.60%) Software Developer
10 3 (2.70%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.70%) Information Manager
10 3 (2.70%) Senior Developer
10 3 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) AngularJS
2 18 (16.22%) Vue.js
3 14 (12.61%) Web Services
4 4 (3.60%) .NET
4 4 (3.60%) .NET Core
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.70%) CSS
5 3 (2.70%) HTML
5 3 (2.70%) Node.js
5 3 (2.70%) React
6 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.80%) GraphQL
7 1 (0.90%) Express
7 1 (0.90%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (0.90%) React Native
7 1 (0.90%) REST
7 1 (0.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.80%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.80%) NHS
4 2 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.90%) Animation
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 18 (16.22%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (5.41%) Windows 10
5 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.70%) Linux
7 2 (1.80%) AIX
7 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.80%) Solaris
7 2 (1.80%) SUSE
7 2 (1.80%) Unix
7 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (46.85%) DevOps
3 36 (32.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 32 (28.83%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (20.72%) Analytics
6 19 (17.12%) Configuration Management
6 19 (17.12%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.12%) Migration
6 19 (17.12%) Web Application Development
7 18 (16.22%) Data Security
7 18 (16.22%) TDD
7 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
8 17 (15.32%) Software Engineering
9 16 (14.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 16 (14.41%) OOP
9 16 (14.41%) SOLID
10 13 (11.71%) ITIL
11 12 (10.81%) DNA
12 10 (9.01%) Change Management
12 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 55 (49.55%) SQL
2 42 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 39 (35.14%) C#
4 37 (33.33%) Python
5 35 (31.53%) Go
5 35 (31.53%) Java
5 35 (31.53%) Ruby
6 26 (23.42%) PowerShell
7 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
8 20 (18.02%) PHP
9 19 (17.12%) Groovy
9 19 (17.12%) TypeScript
10 16 (14.41%) C++
10 16 (14.41%) Kotlin
10 16 (14.41%) Scala
11 4 (3.60%) C
12 2 (1.80%) Korn
12 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.80%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) CISM
2 5 (4.50%) CISSP
3 4 (3.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 4 (3.60%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 2 (1.80%) CCSP
5 2 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) SLA
2 5 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.70%) GDPR
3 3 (2.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (2.70%) NIST
3 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 35 (31.53%) Docker
2 19 (17.12%) Active Directory
3 13 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (10.81%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.80%) NFS
6 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (31.53%) Kubernetes
1 35 (31.53%) Terraform
2 20 (18.02%) Ansible
3 19 (17.12%) Grafana
3 19 (17.12%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (17.12%) Prometheus
3 19 (17.12%) Puppet
4 8 (7.21%) SCCM
4 8 (7.21%) SCOM
4 8 (7.21%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (38.74%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) New Relic
2 19 (17.12%) SaltStack
3 17 (15.32%) EnterpriseDB
3 17 (15.32%) Oracle
4 13 (11.71%) VMware
5 9 (8.11%) Veeam
6 8 (7.21%) Citrix
6 8 (7.21%) CommVault
7 3 (2.70%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.70%) Dell
7 3 (2.70%) DocuSign
7 3 (2.70%) EMC
7 3 (2.70%) Google
7 3 (2.70%) IBM
8 2 (1.80%) Databricks
8 2 (1.80%) HP
8 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.90%) Apple