Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 79 75
Rank change year-on-year +57 -4 +21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 81 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.49% 2.46% 2.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.80% 23.58% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85 29 20
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £37,975 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -12.20% +44.17%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,950 £30,125
90th Percentile £71,000 £66,000 £52,750
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +19.05%

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 166 123 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.40% 10.43% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 147 103 62
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -16.67% +27.72%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £30,575
90th Percentile £70,250 £48,000 £64,313
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +13.53%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +43 75 £40,000 +14.29% 7
Sunderland -3 4 £42,000 -4.00% 1
North Shields - 2 £30,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 55 (67.90%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
3 42 (51.85%) Windows
4 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
5 29 (35.80%) SQL
6 28 (34.57%) Office 365
7 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 27 (33.33%) VMware
7 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (30.86%) DevOps
8 25 (30.86%) HTML
8 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
9 24 (29.63%) Linux
10 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (27.16%) CSS
12 20 (24.69%) ITIL
12 20 (24.69%) HTML5
13 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
13 19 (23.46%) .NET
13 19 (23.46%) C#
13 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (22.22%) Web Services
14 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 18 (22.22%) Citrix
14 18 (22.22%) MongoDB
15 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
16 16 (19.75%) Scrum
17 15 (18.52%) Cisco
17 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
18 14 (17.28%) Degree

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 12 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) nginx
3 9 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.94%) CMS
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.70%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Retail-J
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 55 (67.90%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (34.57%) Office 365
3 9 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (8.64%) IaaS
5 6 (7.41%) PaaS
6 5 (6.17%) SaaS
7 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (4.94%) Amazon S3
7 4 (4.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.23%) Datadog
9 1 (1.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) Firewall
2 12 (14.81%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) SSL
3 11 (13.58%) DHCP
4 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
5 8 (9.88%) LAN
5 8 (9.88%) SMTP
5 8 (9.88%) VLAN
5 8 (9.88%) WAN
5 8 (9.88%) WLAN
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (7.41%) VPN
7 5 (6.17%) SAN
8 4 (4.94%) NAS
8 4 (4.94%) VoIP
9 3 (3.70%) DMZ
9 3 (3.70%) Skype
10 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (4.94%) MySQL
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) RavenDB
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) Hudson
4 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.70%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.47%) MSTest
5 2 (2.47%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (14.81%) Automotive
2 9 (11.11%) Retail
3 7 (8.64%) Advertising
3 7 (8.64%) Finance
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (12.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 10 (12.35%) Cloud Engineer
1 10 (12.35%) Consultant
1 10 (12.35%) Developer
1 10 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) .NET Developer
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Project Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 6 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Development Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.70%) Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.86%) HTML
2 22 (27.16%) CSS
3 20 (24.69%) HTML5
4 19 (23.46%) .NET
5 18 (22.22%) Web Services
6 17 (20.99%) ASP.NET
7 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (14.81%) Node.js
8 11 (13.58%) .NET Framework
8 11 (13.58%) CherryPy
9 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
10 8 (9.88%) WAP
11 7 (8.64%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.94%) Ajax
12 4 (4.94%) jQuery
12 4 (4.94%) React
12 4 (4.94%) WCF
13 3 (3.70%) REST
13 3 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.35%) Public Cloud
2 5 (6.17%) Clustering
3 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.70%) Replication
5 2 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Fintech
5 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.47%) iSeries
6 1 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) PKI
6 1 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (51.85%) Windows
2 39 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 27 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (29.63%) Linux
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.70%) CentOS
6 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Android
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) DevOps
2 20 (24.69%) ITIL
3 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (19.75%) Scrum
5 14 (17.28%) MVC
6 11 (13.58%) TDD
7 10 (12.35%) SDLC
8 9 (11.11%) Coaching
9 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.64%) Microservices
10 7 (8.64%) OO
11 6 (7.41%) BDD
11 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
11 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
11 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
11 6 (7.41%) SOA
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) SQL
2 27 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 19 (23.46%) C#
4 15 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 8 (9.88%) Python
6 7 (8.64%) Java
6 7 (8.64%) PHP
7 5 (6.17%) Ruby
8 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.47%) Perl
9 2 (2.47%) RPG
9 2 (2.47%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) C++
10 1 (1.23%) Go
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) AWS Certification
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.70%) MCSA
3 3 (3.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.47%) CCNA
4 2 (2.47%) CCNP
4 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.23%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) SLA
3 2 (2.47%) GDPR
3 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.23%) HIPAA
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
3 18 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 14 (17.28%) XenApp
5 8 (9.88%) DFS Replication
6 7 (8.64%) vSphere
7 5 (6.17%) Docker
8 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) HAProxy
2 8 (9.88%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.88%) WSUS
3 6 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (7.41%) Puppet
3 6 (7.41%) Terraform
4 5 (6.17%) Ansible
4 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.17%) Packer
5 4 (4.94%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.70%) Nagios
7 2 (2.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.23%) SCCM
8 1 (1.23%) SCOM
8 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.33%) VMware
3 18 (22.22%) Citrix
4 15 (18.52%) Cisco
5 6 (7.41%) arcserve
5 6 (7.41%) CA
5 6 (7.41%) Sitecore
5 6 (7.41%) Sophos
5 6 (7.41%) Symantec
5 6 (7.41%) Veeam
5 6 (7.41%) Veritas
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle
6 3 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.70%) Xamarin
7 2 (2.47%) Google
7 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 2 (2.47%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.23%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) Telerik