Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +32
Permanent jobs citing Azure 389 714 703
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.67% 16.07% 11.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.81% 51.59% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 383 696 644
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.06% -1.05% +11.76%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 781 1,384 1,389
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 37.49% 31.15% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,173 1,199
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £29,650
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in West Yorkshire

Azure
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Leeds +1 306 £48,000 -4.00% 43
Halifax +18 22 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Wakefield +10 20 £39,500 -1.25% 3
Bradford -9 19 £44,500 -1.11% 7
Huddersfield +13 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Otley +17 3 - - 1
Pontefract +7 3 £32,500 -40.91%
Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 150 (38.56%) Microsoft
1 150 (38.56%) AWS
2 145 (37.28%) DevOps
3 126 (32.39%) C#
3 126 (32.39%) .NET
4 113 (29.05%) Windows
5 100 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (24.42%) SQL
7 89 (22.88%) SQL Server
8 86 (22.11%) JavaScript
9 70 (17.99%) .NET Core
10 65 (16.71%) Office 365
11 64 (16.45%) Windows Server
12 58 (14.91%) Active Directory
13 55 (14.14%) MVC
14 54 (13.88%) VMware
15 51 (13.11%) Microservices
16 50 (12.85%) Finance
16 50 (12.85%) AngularJS
16 50 (12.85%) Git (software)
17 47 (12.08%) Docker
18 46 (11.83%) Firewall
18 46 (11.83%) Python
19 43 (11.05%) ASP.NET
19 43 (11.05%) GCP
19 43 (11.05%) Kubernetes
20 40 (10.28%) Migration
20 40 (10.28%) Software Engineering
21 39 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineering

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 37 (9.51%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.66%) IIS
3 14 (3.60%) CMS
4 12 (3.08%) Skype for Business
4 12 (3.08%) WordPress
5 10 (2.57%) Jadu
6 7 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 4 (1.03%) nginx
8 3 (0.77%) Apache
8 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.26%) Confluence
10 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 17 (4.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.29%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (1.29%) Elite 3E
3 4 (1.03%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 150 (38.56%) AWS
2 65 (16.71%) Office 365
3 43 (11.05%) GCP
4 25 (6.43%) IaaS
4 25 (6.43%) Power Platform
5 20 (5.14%) PaaS
6 19 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (3.08%) Azure Data Factory
8 11 (2.83%) Azure Stack
8 11 (2.83%) SaaS
9 10 (2.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.31%) Serverless
11 8 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (1.54%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (1.29%) Firebase
15 4 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
15 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
15 4 (1.03%) AWS Fargate
15 4 (1.03%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.83%) Firewall
2 27 (6.94%) DNS
3 24 (6.17%) WAN
4 21 (5.40%) LAN
4 21 (5.40%) VPN
5 19 (4.88%) DHCP
5 19 (4.88%) Network Security
6 15 (3.86%) Wireless
7 10 (2.57%) SAN
7 10 (2.57%) VLAN
7 10 (2.57%) Wireless Security
8 9 (2.31%) TCP/IP
9 8 (2.06%) VoIP
10 6 (1.54%) Skype
11 4 (1.03%) BGP
11 4 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.03%) HSRP
11 4 (1.03%) OSPF
12 3 (0.77%) IPv4
12 3 (0.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (22.88%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
2 23 (5.91%) Power BI
3 17 (4.37%) Azure SQL Database
4 16 (4.11%) Amazon RDS
5 15 (3.86%) Data Lake
6 14 (3.60%) MySQL
7 13 (3.34%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.34%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 11 (2.83%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.77%) Big Data
12 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 23 (5.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (4.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (4.37%) Jenkins
5 12 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 11 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (2.57%) Selenium
8 8 (2.06%) JMeter
9 7 (1.80%) GitLab
10 6 (1.54%) JIRA
10 6 (1.54%) Ranorex
11 5 (1.29%) Subversion
12 4 (1.03%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.03%) SoapUI
13 3 (0.77%) IBM UrbanCode
13 3 (0.77%) NUnit
13 3 (0.77%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 50 (12.85%) Finance
2 14 (3.60%) Retail
3 10 (2.57%) Public Sector
4 7 (1.80%) Marketing
5 6 (1.54%) Banking
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
6 4 (1.03%) Games
6 4 (1.03%) Law
7 3 (0.77%) Legal
8 2 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (31.11%) Developer
2 47 (12.08%) .NET Developer
3 36 (9.25%) Azure Engineer
4 33 (8.48%) C# Developer
5 31 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
7 22 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 22 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 22 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 20 (5.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 20 (5.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (5.14%) Technical Leader
9 19 (4.88%) Architect
10 18 (4.63%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.37%) Azure Developer
12 16 (4.11%) IT Engineer
13 15 (3.86%) Analyst
14 14 (3.60%) Lead Developer
14 14 (3.60%) Security Specialist
14 14 (3.60%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (32.39%) .NET
2 70 (17.99%) .NET Core
3 50 (12.85%) AngularJS
4 43 (11.05%) ASP.NET
5 37 (9.51%) CSS
5 37 (9.51%) HTML
6 34 (8.74%) React
7 27 (6.94%) .NET Framework
8 22 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (5.14%) Node.js
9 20 (5.14%) Vue.js
10 19 (4.88%) HTML5
11 17 (4.37%) jQuery
12 15 (3.86%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (3.86%) Web Services
13 14 (3.60%) RESTful
14 11 (2.83%) CSS3
14 11 (2.83%) Entity Framework
15 10 (2.57%) Kafka
15 10 (2.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 12 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.08%) Public Cloud
4 11 (2.83%) Clustering
4 11 (2.83%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.57%) User Experience
6 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.29%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
8 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.77%) NHS
9 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 113 (29.05%) Windows
2 64 (16.45%) Windows Server
3 28 (7.20%) Linux
4 13 (3.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.57%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.80%) Android
6 7 (1.80%) Mac OS
6 7 (1.80%) Unix
7 4 (1.03%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.26%) Debian
10 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.26%) MVS
10 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.28%) DevOps
2 100 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (14.14%) MVC
4 51 (13.11%) Microservices
5 40 (10.28%) Migration
5 40 (10.28%) Software Engineering
6 39 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (10.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 34 (8.74%) Mentoring
8 33 (8.48%) ITIL
9 32 (8.23%) Scrum
10 30 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
11 25 (6.43%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (5.91%) Information Security
14 22 (5.66%) TDD
15 20 (5.14%) Analytics
15 20 (5.14%) Deployment Automation
16 19 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
16 19 (4.88%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 126 (32.39%) C#
2 95 (24.42%) SQL
3 86 (22.11%) JavaScript
4 46 (11.83%) Python
5 37 (9.51%) PowerShell
6 25 (6.43%) Java
7 19 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 16 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 16 (4.11%) PHP
9 13 (3.34%) Ruby
9 13 (3.34%) TypeScript
10 11 (2.83%) Scala
11 10 (2.57%) Shell Script
12 7 (1.80%) R
13 6 (1.54%) C
13 6 (1.54%) Kotlin
13 6 (1.54%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.54%) VB
14 5 (1.29%) ES6
15 3 (0.77%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (3.34%) Degree
3 11 (2.83%) MCSE
4 8 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.80%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (1.80%) CEH
6 6 (1.54%) CCNP
6 6 (1.54%) MCP
7 5 (1.29%) CCNA
7 5 (1.29%) MCSA
7 5 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.03%) CISA
8 4 (1.03%) CISM
8 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.03%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.77%) CISSP
9 3 (0.77%) GIAC
9 3 (0.77%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.37%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.06%) SLA
4 5 (1.29%) QA
5 4 (1.03%) NIST
6 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 58 (14.91%) Active Directory
2 47 (12.08%) Docker
3 35 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (8.74%) Hyper-V
5 12 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (1.80%) XenApp
7 6 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (1.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (1.29%) Xen
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (1.03%) vSphere
10 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 43 (11.05%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (3.86%) Terraform
3 13 (3.34%) Puppet
4 12 (3.08%) Ansible
5 11 (2.83%) SCVMM
6 6 (1.54%) Rancher
7 5 (1.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.03%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.77%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.77%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.77%) Kibana
9 3 (0.77%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.51%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.51%) Grafana
10 2 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.51%) Istio
10 2 (0.51%) linkerd
10 2 (0.51%) Nagios
10 2 (0.51%) Packer
Vendors
1 150 (38.56%) Microsoft
2 54 (13.88%) VMware
3 30 (7.71%) Oracle
4 21 (5.40%) Cisco
5 17 (4.37%) Citrix
6 16 (4.11%) Xamarin
7 14 (3.60%) Google
8 13 (3.34%) Databricks
9 12 (3.08%) Tableau
10 11 (2.83%) PlateSpin
10 11 (2.83%) VirtaMove
11 10 (2.57%) EnterpriseDB
12 9 (2.31%) Aruba
13 7 (1.80%) Dell
13 7 (1.80%) HP
13 7 (1.80%) Juniper
13 7 (1.80%) NetApp
13 7 (1.80%) Ruckus Wireless
13 7 (1.80%) Splunk
14 5 (1.29%) iManage