Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 18 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 146 110 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.27% 9.45% 3.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 55.94% 54.46% 30.70%
Number of salaries quoted 106 112 35
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,596 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.40% -6.88% -10.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £75,000 £60,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% -5.88%

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 261 202 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.73% 17.35% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 197 174 91
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,062
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.18% -17.64%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £73,575 £50,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -11.76%

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 24 January 2019.

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 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 119 £42,000 +12.00% 35
Gateshead - 14 £60,000 - 2
Sunderland +14 11 £65,000 +39.78% 3
Whitley Bay - 1 £58,500 -
Hebburn - 1 £32,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
North East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 78 (53.42%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (46.58%) Windows
3 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
4 48 (32.88%) Windows Server
5 47 (32.19%) Active Directory
5 47 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (31.51%) DevOps
7 44 (30.14%) Office 365
8 36 (24.66%) Linux
9 35 (23.97%) Java
10 34 (23.29%) PowerShell
11 30 (20.55%) ITIL
12 29 (19.86%) SLA
13 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (15.75%) C++
15 22 (15.07%) MCSA
15 22 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
16 21 (14.38%) Windows 10
16 21 (14.38%) Software Engineering
17 20 (13.70%) Cisco
18 19 (13.01%) Azure Active Directory
18 19 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (12.33%) Python
19 18 (12.33%) C#
19 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (11.64%) Problem Management
20 17 (11.64%) Ruby
21 16 (10.96%) Bash Shell
21 16 (10.96%) C

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 15 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 13 (8.90%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.16%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.48%) CMS
5 5 (3.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.37%) IIS
6 2 (1.37%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Infor CloudSuite
1 1 (0.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 78 (53.42%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (30.14%) Office 365
3 22 (15.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 19 (13.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.16%) IaaS
6 6 (4.11%) PaaS
7 4 (2.74%) Datadog
8 1 (0.68%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.68%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) NuGet
8 1 (0.68%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.68%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.53%) Wireless
2 9 (6.16%) LAN
2 9 (6.16%) Skype
2 9 (6.16%) WAN
3 8 (5.48%) DNS
3 8 (5.48%) Firewall
4 7 (4.79%) DHCP
5 6 (4.11%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.11%) Network Security
5 6 (4.11%) SAN
5 6 (4.11%) Telepresence
5 6 (4.11%) Unified Communications
6 5 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.42%) SSL
6 5 (3.42%) VSAN
7 3 (2.05%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (2.05%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.68%) Intranet
8 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.53%) MongoDB
3 10 (6.85%) NoSQL
4 9 (6.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.74%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.05%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) Power BI
6 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.37%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.16%) Selenium
3 6 (4.11%) TeamCity
3 6 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.11%) WebDriver
4 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.37%) Maven
5 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.68%) JIRA
6 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.68%) Subversion
6 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (7.53%) Finance
2 2 (1.37%) Retail
3 1 (0.68%) Automotive
3 1 (0.68%) Back Office
3 1 (0.68%) Local Government
3 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (23.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (15.75%) Analyst
3 22 (15.07%) Developer
4 20 (13.70%) Architect
5 15 (10.27%) Microsoft Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Software Engineer
6 12 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (7.53%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.16%) Cloud Developer
9 8 (5.48%) Cloud Software Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.48%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Infrastructure Architect
10 7 (4.79%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.79%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Test Analyst
11 6 (4.11%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.27%) .NET
2 12 (8.22%) HTML
2 12 (8.22%) Node.js
3 10 (6.85%) CSS
4 9 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 8 (5.48%) CherryPy
6 7 (4.79%) REST
7 5 (3.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.42%) HTML5
7 5 (3.42%) Web Services
8 4 (2.74%) OAuth
8 4 (2.74%) React
8 4 (2.74%) RESTful
9 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.05%) jQuery
9 3 (2.05%) JSON
10 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.37%) CSS3
10 2 (1.37%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.59%) Private Cloud
3 13 (8.90%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.11%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (4.11%) Tandem
4 6 (4.11%) User Experience
5 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.68%) Replication
8 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 68 (46.58%) Windows
2 48 (32.88%) Windows Server
3 36 (24.66%) Linux
4 21 (14.38%) Windows 10
5 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (5.48%) Debian
6 8 (5.48%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.37%) Android
8 2 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.68%) Unix
9 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (31.51%) DevOps
3 30 (20.55%) ITIL
4 21 (14.38%) Software Engineering
5 19 (13.01%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (11.64%) Problem Management
8 15 (10.27%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (10.27%) Technical Leadership
9 14 (9.59%) Validation
10 13 (8.90%) Computer Science
10 13 (8.90%) Configuration Management
11 12 (8.22%) Scrum
11 12 (8.22%) Test Automation
12 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (7.53%) OO
13 9 (6.16%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (5.48%) MVC
15 7 (4.79%) Migration
15 7 (4.79%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.97%) Java
2 34 (23.29%) PowerShell
3 23 (15.75%) C++
4 18 (12.33%) C#
4 18 (12.33%) Python
5 17 (11.64%) Ruby
6 16 (10.96%) Bash Shell
6 16 (10.96%) C
6 16 (10.96%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.27%) SQL
8 12 (8.22%) Perl
9 6 (4.11%) PHP
10 2 (1.37%) Jython
10 2 (1.37%) Scala
10 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.07%) MCSA
3 13 (8.90%) CompTIA Security+
3 13 (8.90%) MCSE
4 12 (8.22%) CISSP
5 7 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.11%) CCNP
6 6 (4.11%) Degree
7 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.68%) CCNA
7 1 (0.68%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (0.68%) CISMP
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.68%) MCITP
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (19.86%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) GDPR
3 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (32.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (6.85%) Docker
4 7 (4.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.42%) XenApp
6 3 (2.05%) vSphere
6 3 (2.05%) XenServer
7 1 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.68%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) Ansible
2 13 (8.90%) Puppet
3 12 (8.22%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (5.48%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.11%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.11%) Nagios
5 6 (4.11%) Terraform
6 5 (3.42%) Packer
6 5 (3.42%) SCCM
6 5 (3.42%) SCOM
7 4 (2.74%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.37%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.68%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.68%) Consul
9 1 (0.68%) Icinga
9 1 (0.68%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 55 (37.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.70%) Cisco
3 14 (9.59%) VMware
4 11 (7.53%) Google
5 8 (5.48%) Citrix
6 5 (3.42%) Meraki
7 4 (2.74%) New Relic
7 4 (2.74%) Splunk
8 2 (1.37%) Forcepoint
8 2 (1.37%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.37%) RedGate
8 2 (1.37%) Sophos
9 1 (0.68%) Dell
9 1 (0.68%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (0.68%) IBM
9 1 (0.68%) Juniper
9 1 (0.68%) Mitel
9 1 (0.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.68%) Tableau