Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 42 74
Rank change year-on-year +29 +32 +103
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 688 385 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.77% 5.59% 3.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.08% 42.26% 41.68%
Number of salaries quoted 597 318 240
West Yorkshire median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -7.22% +7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,525 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% -10.53% +5.56%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,347 911 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 23.05% 13.22% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,150 749 588
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,225 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,100 £65,000 £70,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in West Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Leeds +30 500 £50,000 +11.11% 57
Bradford +33 88 £45,000 - 13
Wakefield +14 37 £37,500 - 11
Halifax +24 19 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Huddersfield +7 8 £36,250 -34.09% 4
Batley - 6 £50,000 - 1
Wetherby -3 2 £42,500 +13.33%
Pontefract - 2 £55,000 - 1
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Ossett - 1 £23,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 306 (44.48%) Microsoft
2 286 (41.57%) Amazon AWS
3 284 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (36.63%) C#
5 214 (31.10%) .NET
6 210 (30.52%) Finance
7 202 (29.36%) SQL
8 199 (28.92%) DevOps
9 179 (26.02%) Windows
10 173 (25.15%) SQL Server
11 132 (19.19%) MVC
12 121 (17.59%) VMware
13 119 (17.30%) Test Automation
14 118 (17.15%) JavaScript
14 118 (17.15%) Active Directory
15 115 (16.72%) PowerShell
16 112 (16.28%) Python
17 102 (14.83%) ASP.NET
18 99 (14.39%) Office 365
19 88 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
20 87 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
21 85 (12.35%) Windows Server
22 83 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 83 (12.06%) PaaS
22 83 (12.06%) IaaS
22 83 (12.06%) Scrum
23 82 (11.92%) Google
24 81 (11.77%) SaaS
25 80 (11.63%) ITIL
26 77 (11.19%) Java

Microsoft 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 47 (6.83%) SharePoint
2 31 (4.51%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.49%) Skype for Business
4 22 (3.20%) IIS
5 12 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.45%) CMS
6 10 (1.45%) Confluence
6 10 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 10 (1.45%) Tomcat
7 9 (1.31%) CloudStack
7 9 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (1.16%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.16%) Apache Spark
8 8 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (1.02%) JBoss
10 5 (0.73%) Apache
10 5 (0.73%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.73%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.58%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (3.05%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.44%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.29%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 286 (41.57%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (14.39%) Office 365
3 83 (12.06%) IaaS
3 83 (12.06%) PaaS
4 81 (11.77%) SaaS
5 61 (8.87%) Google Cloud Platform
6 28 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon S3
10 7 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
10 7 (1.02%) Serverless
11 2 (0.29%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.29%) Force.com
11 2 (0.29%) Loggly
11 2 (0.29%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 76 (11.05%) DNS
2 44 (6.40%) Firewall
3 38 (5.52%) DHCP
3 38 (5.52%) SAN
4 26 (3.78%) VPN
5 25 (3.63%) WAN
6 24 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
7 20 (2.91%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.76%) LAN
9 16 (2.33%) Internet
10 14 (2.03%) Skype
11 12 (1.74%) Intranet
11 12 (1.74%) IPsec
12 11 (1.60%) HTTP
12 11 (1.60%) HTTPS
12 11 (1.60%) NAS
13 10 (1.45%) Network Security
14 8 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
14 8 (1.16%) iSCSI
14 8 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (25.15%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (5.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 38 (5.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 32 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (4.65%) Power BI
7 24 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 22 (3.20%) MySQL
9 21 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 15 (2.18%) Big Data
11 11 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (1.45%) QlikView
13 9 (1.31%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.16%) Redis
15 7 (1.02%) Data Lake
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.73%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 63 (9.16%) Selenium
2 46 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 41 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 39 (5.67%) Visual Studio
5 36 (5.23%) JIRA
6 35 (5.09%) Cucumber
6 35 (5.09%) Visual Studio Team System
7 33 (4.80%) SpecFlow
8 28 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 25 (3.63%) Bitbucket
10 21 (3.05%) NUnit
10 21 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
11 19 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 16 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (2.18%) GitLab
14 13 (1.89%) Maven
14 13 (1.89%) Subversion
15 10 (1.45%) SonarQube
16 7 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
17 6 (0.87%) Appium
General
1 210 (30.52%) Finance
2 56 (8.14%) Retail
3 18 (2.62%) Marketing
3 18 (2.62%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 8 (1.16%) Back Office
7 7 (1.02%) Billing
7 7 (1.02%) Local Government
8 5 (0.73%) Legal
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.44%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 210 (30.52%) Developer
2 87 (12.65%) .NET Developer
3 71 (10.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 70 (10.17%) Senior Developer
5 64 (9.30%) Architect
6 62 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
7 58 (8.43%) C# Developer
8 52 (7.56%) Platform Engineer
9 49 (7.12%) C# .NET Developer
10 44 (6.40%) Azure Engineer
11 39 (5.67%) Azure Developer
12 32 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 32 (4.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 32 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
13 31 (4.51%) Automation Engineer
13 31 (4.51%) QA Automation Engineer
13 31 (4.51%) QA Engineer
14 30 (4.36%) Consultant
14 30 (4.36%) Developer in Test
15 29 (4.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (31.10%) .NET
2 102 (14.83%) ASP.NET
3 87 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 59 (8.58%) CSS
4 59 (8.58%) HTML
4 59 (8.58%) Web Services
5 48 (6.98%) AngularJS
6 36 (5.23%) .NET Core
6 36 (5.23%) Node.js
7 31 (4.51%) jQuery
8 26 (3.78%) .NET Framework
9 24 (3.49%) Gherkin
10 17 (2.47%) REST
10 17 (2.47%) RESTful
11 16 (2.33%) WCF
12 15 (2.18%) Entity Framework
12 15 (2.18%) HTML5
12 15 (2.18%) React
13 13 (1.89%) Sass
14 11 (1.60%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.98%) Public Cloud
2 47 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
3 38 (5.52%) Management Information System
4 36 (5.23%) Self-Motivation
5 35 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (3.20%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.76%) Replication
8 19 (2.76%) User Experience
9 14 (2.03%) NHS
10 13 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.74%) Computer Science
12 10 (1.45%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.16%) EMC VNX
14 7 (1.02%) Clustering
14 7 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 7 (1.02%) EPoS
14 7 (1.02%) Mobile App
14 7 (1.02%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.87%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 179 (26.02%) Windows
2 85 (12.35%) Windows Server
3 75 (10.90%) Linux
4 30 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (2.91%) Windows 10
7 19 (2.76%) Unix
8 10 (1.45%) Android
8 10 (1.45%) HPUX
9 9 (1.31%) Apple iOS
10 8 (1.16%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.58%) AIX
13 4 (0.58%) Debian
13 4 (0.58%) Solaris
13 4 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (28.92%) DevOps
3 132 (19.19%) MVC
4 119 (17.30%) Test Automation
5 88 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 83 (12.06%) Scrum
7 80 (11.63%) ITIL
8 73 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (9.45%) TDD
10 49 (7.12%) Software Engineering
11 48 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
11 48 (6.98%) Mobile Development
12 45 (6.54%) Analytics
13 44 (6.40%) Open Source
14 42 (6.10%) BDD
15 41 (5.96%) Deployment Automation
15 41 (5.96%) Mentoring
16 37 (5.38%) Problem-Solving
17 36 (5.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 252 (36.63%) C#
2 202 (29.36%) SQL
3 118 (17.15%) JavaScript
4 115 (16.72%) PowerShell
5 112 (16.28%) Python
6 77 (11.19%) Java
7 56 (8.14%) Bash Shell
8 42 (6.10%) T-SQL
9 41 (5.96%) Ruby
10 30 (4.36%) PHP
11 18 (2.62%) C++
11 18 (2.62%) Shell Script
12 16 (2.33%) TypeScript
13 15 (2.18%) Perl
14 13 (1.89%) VBA
15 12 (1.74%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.60%) VB
17 8 (1.16%) C
17 8 (1.16%) VB6
18 7 (1.02%) Go
Qualifications
1 44 (6.40%) Degree
2 20 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.33%) CISSP
4 15 (2.18%) MCSA
5 14 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (1.45%) CCNA
9 9 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (0.87%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.87%) MCSE
10 6 (0.87%) VCP5
11 5 (0.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (0.73%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.44%) CISM
12 3 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.44%) VCP6
13 2 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
13 2 (0.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (7.85%) QA
2 34 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (4.36%) SLA
4 8 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.87%) GDPR
6 6 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.44%) GCP
8 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 118 (17.15%) Active Directory
2 62 (9.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (6.54%) Docker
4 24 (3.49%) Hyper-V
5 17 (2.47%) vSphere
5 17 (2.47%) XenServer
6 13 (1.89%) XenApp
7 11 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.31%) Xen
9 8 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.16%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.87%) Firmware
11 4 (0.58%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 51 (7.41%) Puppet
2 36 (5.23%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (4.94%) SCCM
3 34 (4.94%) Terraform
4 32 (4.65%) Ansible
5 20 (2.91%) Kubernetes
6 18 (2.62%) Cobbler
7 13 (1.89%) Tivoli
8 10 (1.45%) vCenter Server
9 8 (1.16%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.16%) Nessus
9 8 (1.16%) Prometheus
9 8 (1.16%) vRealize
10 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
10 7 (1.02%) Rancher
11 6 (0.87%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.87%) Nagios
11 6 (0.87%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.73%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 306 (44.48%) Microsoft
2 121 (17.59%) VMware
3 82 (11.92%) Google
4 59 (8.58%) Cisco
5 44 (6.40%) Oracle
6 33 (4.80%) Citrix
7 30 (4.36%) Xamarin
8 26 (3.78%) Veeam
9 23 (3.34%) Tableau
10 22 (3.20%) Atlassian
11 18 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (2.18%) MuleSoft
13 14 (2.03%) HP
14 13 (1.89%) EMC
14 13 (1.89%) NetApp
15 12 (1.74%) Sitecore
16 11 (1.60%) Dell
16 11 (1.60%) EnterpriseDB
17 9 (1.31%) Brocade
17 9 (1.31%) Rackspace