Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 11 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21 +46
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 134 178 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.38% 13.94% 7.08%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.76% 54.60% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 78 169 49
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +50.00% -17.24%
10th Percentile £30,350 £26,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £48,500
North East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -

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 264 326 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 30.31% 25.53% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 170 274 127
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +14.86% +5.71%
10th Percentile £29,558 £24,475 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,025 £66,250 £54,750
North East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +6 116 £45,000 - 28
Sunderland +16 15 £50,000 -12.66% 2
Gateshead -10 2 £35,000 - 3
Wallsend - 1 £40,000 -
Microsoft Azure
North East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 66 (49.25%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (30.60%) Active Directory
5 40 (29.85%) DevOps
6 38 (28.36%) Office 365
7 36 (26.87%) PowerShell
8 34 (25.37%) Windows
8 34 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (23.88%) Python
10 31 (23.13%) C#
11 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
12 26 (19.40%) Software Engineering
13 24 (17.91%) .NET
14 23 (17.16%) Terraform
15 22 (16.42%) Docker
15 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
15 22 (16.42%) Linux
16 21 (15.67%) SQL
16 21 (15.67%) SLA
16 21 (15.67%) Kubernetes
17 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
17 20 (14.93%) Windows Server
17 20 (14.93%) Mentoring
17 20 (14.93%) Coaching
18 19 (14.18%) Ansible
18 19 (14.18%) Azure Active Directory
18 19 (14.18%) ITIL
18 19 (14.18%) Problem Management
19 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification

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 16 (11.94%) Skype for Business
2 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.48%) CMS
5 3 (2.24%) IIS
6 2 (1.49%) Apache
6 2 (1.49%) nginx
6 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (7.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 66 (49.25%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (28.36%) Office 365
3 19 (14.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (11.19%) SaaS
5 13 (9.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (6.72%) PaaS
7 8 (5.97%) Serverless
8 6 (4.48%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (3.73%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (3.73%) Amazon S3
9 5 (3.73%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.99%) IaaS
11 2 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (1.49%) Datadog
11 2 (1.49%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.75%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.75%) NuGet
12 1 (0.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.94%) Skype
2 10 (7.46%) Firewall
3 7 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (5.22%) Wireless
4 6 (4.48%) BGP
4 6 (4.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (4.48%) OSPF
4 6 (4.48%) VPN
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco ISE
5 5 (3.73%) EIGRP
5 5 (3.73%) IOS XR
5 5 (3.73%) Network Security
5 5 (3.73%) PBX
5 5 (3.73%) SNMP
5 5 (3.73%) TACACS
5 5 (3.73%) VoIP
5 5 (3.73%) VXLAN
5 5 (3.73%) WebEx
6 4 (2.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) MongoDB
3 6 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.99%) Big Data
5 4 (2.99%) DB2
5 4 (2.99%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.24%) MySQL
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.49%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.49%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.49%) Power BI
7 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (6.72%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.48%) Selenium
3 6 (4.48%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.24%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.24%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.75%) FogBugz
6 1 (0.75%) GitLab
6 1 (0.75%) Gradle
6 1 (0.75%) Maven
6 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.75%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.75%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (3.73%) Finance
1 5 (3.73%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.24%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 26 (19.40%) Analyst
2 22 (16.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Software Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Architect
7 9 (6.72%) Developer
7 9 (6.72%) Junior
7 9 (6.72%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.97%) Consultant
8 8 (5.97%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Security Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 6 (4.48%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.91%) .NET
2 12 (8.96%) .NET Core
3 11 (8.21%) ASP.NET
4 8 (5.97%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.97%) AngularJS
4 8 (5.97%) Node.js
4 8 (5.97%) Web Services
5 6 (4.48%) Redux
6 4 (2.99%) CSS
6 4 (2.99%) HTML
6 4 (2.99%) LDAP
7 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.24%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.24%) React
8 2 (1.49%) jQuery
8 2 (1.49%) LAMP
8 2 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.75%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (9.70%) Public Cloud
4 12 (8.96%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.48%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (4.48%) User Experience
6 5 (3.73%) Tandem
7 4 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.99%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.24%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.49%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.49%) Podcast
10 1 (0.75%) Blog
10 1 (0.75%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.75%) NHS
10 1 (0.75%) Robotics
10 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.37%) Windows
2 22 (16.42%) Linux
3 20 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 15 (11.19%) Windows 10
5 14 (10.45%) Unix
6 8 (5.97%) CentOS
6 8 (5.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (5.97%) Solaris
7 7 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.75%) AIX
8 1 (0.75%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.75%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.75%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.85%) DevOps
3 34 (25.37%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (19.40%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.93%) Coaching
5 20 (14.93%) Mentoring
6 19 (14.18%) ITIL
6 19 (14.18%) Problem Management
7 13 (9.70%) Open Source
8 12 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 12 (8.96%) Product Roadmap
9 11 (8.21%) Test Automation
9 11 (8.21%) Validation
10 10 (7.46%) Customer Requirements
10 10 (7.46%) Scrum
11 9 (6.72%) Configuration Management
12 8 (5.97%) Analytics
12 8 (5.97%) Infrastructure as Code
12 8 (5.97%) Microservices
13 7 (5.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (26.87%) PowerShell
2 32 (23.88%) Python
3 31 (23.13%) C#
4 30 (22.39%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.67%) SQL
6 13 (9.70%) Java
7 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
7 11 (8.21%) Ruby
8 7 (5.22%) C
9 3 (2.24%) Perl
10 2 (1.49%) C++
10 2 (1.49%) Go
10 2 (1.49%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.75%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (12.69%) MCSA
1 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.46%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.46%) CompTIA Security+
3 8 (5.97%) CCNP
3 8 (5.97%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.22%) Degree
5 6 (4.48%) MCSE
6 5 (3.73%) CISSP
7 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.49%) CCNA
9 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.75%) CCSP
9 1 (0.75%) CEH
9 1 (0.75%) CHFI
9 1 (0.75%) ECIH
9 1 (0.75%) GCIH
9 1 (0.75%) GIAC
9 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.67%) SLA
2 9 (6.72%) QA
3 3 (2.24%) GDPR
4 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (30.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.42%) Docker
3 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.99%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.49%) XenApp
5 2 (1.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (17.16%) Terraform
2 21 (15.67%) Kubernetes
3 19 (14.18%) Ansible
4 7 (5.22%) Puppet
5 5 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.73%) SCCM
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.99%) Packer
7 2 (1.49%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (1.49%) Nagios
7 2 (1.49%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.75%) CASB
8 1 (0.75%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (0.75%) Nessus
8 1 (0.75%) Nmap
8 1 (0.75%) OpenVAS
8 1 (0.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 60 (44.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.96%) Cisco
3 10 (7.46%) Oracle
3 10 (7.46%) Sage
4 9 (6.72%) VMware
5 8 (5.97%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.48%) Google
6 6 (4.48%) Palo Alto
7 5 (3.73%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.73%) Symantec
8 3 (2.24%) Citrix
8 3 (2.24%) Splunk
9 2 (1.49%) Databricks
9 2 (1.49%) Meraki
9 2 (1.49%) New Relic
9 2 (1.49%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.75%) AlienVault
10 1 (0.75%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.75%) F5
10 1 (0.75%) Xamarin