Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 24 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 +49 +1
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 141 79 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.31% 8.53% 2.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.61% 49.69% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 122 83 29
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -7.51%
10th Percentile £27,625 £29,400 £27,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £66,000
North East median annual salary £43,750 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +17.45% +6.43% -6.67%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 268 159 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.41% 17.17% 11.50%
Number of salaries quoted 221 141 108
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,925
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,250 £48,600
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -10.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Tyne and Wear

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 117 £42,500 +6.25% 40
Sunderland +6 11 £65,000 +54.76% 1
Gateshead - 10 £60,000 - 1
Whitley Bay - 2 £58,500 -
North Shields +2 1 £30,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 78 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (39.72%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.01%) Windows
4 54 (38.30%) DevOps
5 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (26.24%) Linux
7 36 (25.53%) Windows Server
8 34 (24.11%) Office 365
9 33 (23.40%) JavaScript
9 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 32 (22.70%) .NET
10 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
11 31 (21.99%) SQL
12 29 (20.57%) C#
13 25 (17.73%) Node.js
14 23 (16.31%) PowerShell
14 23 (16.31%) MVC
15 22 (15.60%) HTML
15 22 (15.60%) Java
15 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
16 20 (14.18%) ITIL
16 20 (14.18%) NoSQL
17 19 (13.48%) MongoDB
17 19 (13.48%) Software Engineering
17 19 (13.48%) Docker
18 18 (12.77%) Puppet
19 17 (12.06%) Scrum
19 17 (12.06%) Ansible
20 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
20 16 (11.35%) Data Centre

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (9.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.96%) nginx
4 3 (2.13%) Apache Solr
4 3 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.13%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.42%) Confluence
5 2 (1.42%) IIS
5 2 (1.42%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.71%) CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) Infor CloudSuite
2 1 (0.71%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 78 (55.32%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (24.11%) Office 365
3 14 (9.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (8.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 9 (6.38%) IaaS
6 6 (4.26%) Datadog
6 6 (4.26%) PaaS
7 4 (2.84%) SaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.71%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.71%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.71%) NuGet
8 1 (0.71%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.71%) Route 53
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.22%) DNS
2 10 (7.09%) SSL
3 7 (4.96%) DHCP
4 6 (4.26%) Internet
5 5 (3.55%) SAN
6 4 (2.84%) VSAN
6 4 (2.84%) Wireless
7 3 (2.13%) LAN
7 3 (2.13%) Skype
7 3 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (2.13%) WAN
8 2 (1.42%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.42%) Intranet
8 2 (1.42%) NAS
8 2 (1.42%) Network Security
8 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.71%) Firewall
9 1 (0.71%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.71%) VLAN
9 1 (0.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.18%) NoSQL
3 19 (13.48%) MongoDB
4 15 (10.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.96%) MySQL
7 6 (4.26%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (4.26%) Power BI
8 5 (3.55%) Pentaho
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.67%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.67%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.55%) Selenium
4 5 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.84%) Maven
5 4 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.13%) GitLab
6 3 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.42%) Ant
7 2 (1.42%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.42%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.42%) Gatling
7 2 (1.42%) JIRA
7 2 (1.42%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.71%) git-flow
8 1 (0.71%) JUnit
8 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (10.64%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Automotive
3 3 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (26.24%) Developer
2 36 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.93%) .NET Developer
3 14 (9.93%) Software Engineer
4 12 (8.51%) Architect
5 10 (7.09%) C# Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 10 (7.09%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (6.38%) Microsoft Engineer
7 8 (5.67%) Analyst
7 8 (5.67%) Consultant
8 7 (4.96%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (4.96%) Security Analyst
8 7 (4.96%) Senior DevOps
8 7 (4.96%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (4.26%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (4.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.70%) .NET
2 25 (17.73%) Node.js
3 22 (15.60%) ASP.NET
3 22 (15.60%) HTML
4 16 (11.35%) CSS
5 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (9.93%) CherryPy
5 14 (9.93%) Web Services
6 13 (9.22%) AngularJS
6 13 (9.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (8.51%) HTML5
8 11 (7.80%) React
9 8 (5.67%) .NET Core
9 8 (5.67%) REST
9 8 (5.67%) RESTful
10 7 (4.96%) .NET Framework
10 7 (4.96%) jQuery
11 5 (3.55%) Entity Framework
12 4 (2.84%) OAuth
13 3 (2.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.35%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.09%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.55%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.55%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.42%) PKI
7 2 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.71%) Fintech
8 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 55 (39.01%) Windows
2 37 (26.24%) Linux
3 36 (25.53%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.64%) Windows 10
5 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.13%) Debian
7 3 (2.13%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.42%) CentOS
8 2 (1.42%) Unix
8 2 (1.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.71%) VMS
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (38.30%) DevOps
2 51 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.31%) MVC
4 20 (14.18%) ITIL
5 19 (13.48%) Software Engineering
6 17 (12.06%) Scrum
7 14 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.22%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
9 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
10 11 (7.80%) BDD
10 11 (7.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 11 (7.80%) TDD
11 10 (7.09%) Coaching
11 10 (7.09%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (6.38%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.38%) Open Source
13 8 (5.67%) Load Testing
13 8 (5.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 31 (21.99%) SQL
3 29 (20.57%) C#
4 23 (16.31%) PowerShell
5 22 (15.60%) Java
6 16 (11.35%) Bash Shell
7 15 (10.64%) Python
8 14 (9.93%) C++
8 14 (9.93%) PHP
9 12 (8.51%) C
9 12 (8.51%) Ruby
10 8 (5.67%) Perl
11 4 (2.84%) Shell Script
12 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.42%) Jython
13 2 (1.42%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.71%) ES6
14 1 (0.71%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.26%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (4.26%) MCSA
2 6 (4.26%) MCSE
3 5 (3.55%) CISSP
4 4 (2.84%) Degree
5 3 (2.13%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.93%) SLA
2 5 (3.55%) GDPR
3 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.48%) Docker
3 12 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (2.13%) XenServer
6 2 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.42%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.42%) vSphere
6 2 (1.42%) XenApp
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (12.77%) Puppet
2 17 (12.06%) Ansible
3 15 (10.64%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (9.93%) Kubernetes
5 10 (7.09%) Terraform
6 8 (5.67%) Nagios
7 7 (4.96%) Packer
8 6 (4.26%) HAProxy
9 4 (2.84%) ZABBIX
10 3 (2.13%) Cobbler
10 3 (2.13%) Consul
10 3 (2.13%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (2.13%) SCCM
11 2 (1.42%) Grafana
11 2 (1.42%) Kibana
11 2 (1.42%) logstash
11 2 (1.42%) Rancher
11 2 (1.42%) SCOM
11 2 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 56 (39.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) VMware
3 12 (8.51%) Cisco
4 6 (4.26%) Google
4 6 (4.26%) New Relic
4 6 (4.26%) Splunk
5 5 (3.55%) Citrix
6 2 (1.42%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.42%) Dynatrace
6 2 (1.42%) Forcepoint
6 2 (1.42%) Meraki
6 2 (1.42%) Oracle
6 2 (1.42%) Rackspace
6 2 (1.42%) RedGate
6 2 (1.42%) Riverbed
6 2 (1.42%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.42%) Sophos
7 1 (0.71%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (0.71%) Veeam
7 1 (0.71%) Xamarin