Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 52 76
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 +149
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 701 370 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 10.61% 5.24% 3.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 53.96% 42.05% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 629 318 246
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,375 £72,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.14% -4.44% -

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 1,299 880 711
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.66% 12.46% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 739 586
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.51% +5.63%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +1.25%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +20 505 £50,000 +5.26% 37
Bradford +48 84 £45,000 +2.86% 14
Wakefield +22 57 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Halifax +37 20 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Huddersfield +13 11 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Batley - 6 £50,000 - 2
Bingley +1 3 £36,500 +4.29%
Dewsbury - 1 £37,500 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 337 (48.07%) Microsoft
2 287 (40.94%) Amazon AWS
3 275 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
4 245 (34.95%) .NET
5 230 (32.81%) C#
6 213 (30.39%) DevOps
7 201 (28.67%) Windows
8 198 (28.25%) Finance
9 189 (26.96%) SQL
10 151 (21.54%) SQL Server
11 123 (17.55%) Active Directory
12 122 (17.40%) VMware
13 121 (17.26%) Office 365
14 116 (16.55%) JavaScript
15 114 (16.26%) Linux
16 109 (15.55%) MVC
17 105 (14.98%) Google
18 99 (14.12%) Test Automation
19 91 (12.98%) DNS
20 90 (12.84%) Windows Server
21 87 (12.41%) PowerShell
22 84 (11.98%) Python
22 84 (11.98%) ASP.NET
23 81 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
24 76 (10.84%) PaaS
25 75 (10.70%) Mentoring
26 74 (10.56%) Firewall
27 71 (10.13%) Web Services
28 70 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
28 70 (9.99%) IaaS

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 59 (8.42%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.56%) IIS
3 34 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 27 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 14 (2.00%) Confluence
6 13 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.57%) Apache Spark
7 11 (1.57%) SAS
8 10 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.28%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.28%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.14%) CloudStack
11 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (0.86%) JBoss
11 6 (0.86%) WebLogic
11 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.71%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 287 (40.94%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (17.26%) Office 365
3 76 (10.84%) PaaS
4 70 (9.99%) IaaS
5 54 (7.70%) SaaS
6 52 (7.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 45 (6.42%) Cloud Computing
8 37 (5.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
10 13 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.85%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 12 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.57%) GitHub
13 4 (0.57%) Serverless
14 3 (0.43%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.29%) Loggly
15 2 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 91 (12.98%) DNS
2 74 (10.56%) Firewall
3 54 (7.70%) DHCP
4 49 (6.99%) SAN
5 48 (6.85%) VPN
6 43 (6.13%) Network Security
7 38 (5.42%) WAN
8 32 (4.56%) TCP/IP
8 32 (4.56%) VoIP
9 26 (3.71%) HTTP
10 25 (3.57%) HTTPS
11 24 (3.42%) Wireless
12 23 (3.28%) LAN
13 22 (3.14%) IPsec
14 21 (3.00%) VLAN
15 20 (2.85%) VPLS
16 19 (2.71%) DWDM
16 19 (2.71%) Wireless Security
17 18 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
18 15 (2.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (4.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
5 28 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
6 27 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 25 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 21 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 18 (2.57%) Relational Database
10 17 (2.43%) Big Data
10 17 (2.43%) MySQL
11 15 (2.14%) Power BI
11 15 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 13 (1.85%) Oracle Database
12 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.71%) Hadoop
14 10 (1.43%) Redis
15 9 (1.28%) MongoDB
16 7 (1.00%) Data Lake
17 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 66 (9.42%) Git (software)
2 56 (7.99%) JIRA
3 52 (7.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (6.70%) Visual Studio
5 43 (6.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 41 (5.85%) Selenium
7 38 (5.42%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (5.42%) TeamCity
8 37 (5.28%) Jenkins
9 34 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
10 28 (3.99%) SpecFlow
11 24 (3.42%) Bitbucket
12 23 (3.28%) Cucumber
13 16 (2.28%) MSBuild
14 15 (2.14%) Subversion
15 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 8 (1.14%) SoapUI
17 7 (1.00%) gulp
17 7 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
18 6 (0.86%) webpack
General
1 198 (28.25%) Finance
2 57 (8.13%) Retail
3 37 (5.28%) Marketing
4 21 (3.00%) Law
5 18 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.43%) Local Government
8 8 (1.14%) Legal
9 7 (1.00%) Back Office
9 7 (1.00%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.71%) Banking
11 4 (0.57%) Advertising
11 4 (0.57%) Billing
11 4 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (27.25%) Developer
2 94 (13.41%) .NET Developer
3 86 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
4 79 (11.27%) Architect
5 66 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 57 (8.13%) Senior Developer
7 51 (7.28%) Analyst
8 43 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 39 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
10 38 (5.42%) Azure Engineer
11 33 (4.71%) Consultant
12 30 (4.28%) Azure Developer
13 27 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
14 26 (3.71%) Senior C# Developer
15 24 (3.42%) Software Developer
16 23 (3.28%) Azure DevOps
17 22 (3.14%) DBA
18 21 (3.00%) Cloud Architect
18 21 (3.00%) Technical Architect
19 20 (2.85%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (34.95%) .NET
2 84 (11.98%) ASP.NET
3 71 (10.13%) Web Services
4 67 (9.56%) HTML
5 66 (9.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (8.27%) CSS
7 52 (7.42%) AngularJS
8 43 (6.13%) Node.js
9 39 (5.56%) .NET Framework
10 34 (4.85%) jQuery
11 25 (3.57%) WCF
12 21 (3.00%) WinForms
13 19 (2.71%) .NET Core
14 18 (2.57%) REST
15 16 (2.28%) HTML5
16 14 (2.00%) RESTful
17 13 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (1.85%) XML
18 11 (1.57%) React
19 10 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.99%) Management Information System
2 35 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (4.99%) Public Cloud
3 32 (4.56%) Data Centre
3 32 (4.56%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 21 (3.00%) User Experience
8 17 (2.43%) Replication
9 16 (2.28%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.00%) Clustering
11 12 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.57%) PKI
13 10 (1.43%) Cloud Native
14 9 (1.28%) Computer Science
15 6 (0.86%) Device Driver
15 6 (0.86%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.86%) Wiki
16 5 (0.71%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 201 (28.67%) Windows
2 114 (16.26%) Linux
3 90 (12.84%) Windows Server
4 38 (5.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (2.00%) Unix
7 11 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.43%) Apple iOS
9 9 (1.28%) Android
10 7 (1.00%) Debian
10 7 (1.00%) HPUX
10 7 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.86%) AIX
11 6 (0.86%) Solaris
12 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.71%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.43%) CentOS
14 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 213 (30.39%) DevOps
3 109 (15.55%) MVC
4 99 (14.12%) Test Automation
5 81 (11.55%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (10.70%) Mentoring
7 60 (8.56%) Business Intelligence
8 57 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
9 56 (7.99%) TDD
10 54 (7.70%) Unit Testing
11 53 (7.56%) ITIL
11 53 (7.56%) Software Engineering
12 51 (7.28%) Coaching
12 51 (7.28%) Scrum
13 47 (6.70%) Deployment Automation
14 43 (6.13%) Configuration Management
15 39 (5.56%) Open Source
16 38 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
17 37 (5.28%) High Availability
18 35 (4.99%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 230 (32.81%) C#
2 189 (26.96%) SQL
3 116 (16.55%) JavaScript
4 87 (12.41%) PowerShell
5 84 (11.98%) Python
6 52 (7.42%) Java
7 47 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 39 (5.56%) Ruby
9 29 (4.14%) C++
10 27 (3.85%) Perl
11 25 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 22 (3.14%) PHP
13 21 (3.00%) C
14 15 (2.14%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.28%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 7 (1.00%) TypeScript
18 6 (0.86%) Go
18 6 (0.86%) R
18 6 (0.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 47 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (5.42%) Degree
3 37 (5.28%) MCSE
4 27 (3.85%) MCSA
5 16 (2.28%) CISSP
6 9 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.00%) CCNA
8 6 (0.86%) CISA
8 6 (0.86%) CISM
8 6 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (0.71%) CEH
9 5 (0.71%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (0.71%) CSSLP
9 5 (0.71%) GIAC
9 5 (0.71%) SANS
9 5 (0.71%) SSCP
10 4 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.85%) QA
2 22 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.00%) SLA
5 7 (1.00%) GDPR
6 6 (0.86%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 123 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 70 (9.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.99%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.56%) XenApp
5 24 (3.42%) XenServer
6 23 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
6 23 (3.28%) vSphere
7 22 (3.14%) Docker
8 18 (2.57%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.14%) Xen
12 6 (0.86%) Firmware
13 4 (0.57%) HDFS
14 2 (0.29%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 53 (7.56%) Ansible
2 46 (6.56%) Puppet
3 45 (6.42%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (3.71%) SCCM
5 24 (3.42%) Nessus
5 24 (3.42%) SmoothWall
6 13 (1.85%) Terraform
7 11 (1.57%) Cobbler
8 10 (1.43%) Nagios
8 10 (1.43%) SCOM
9 9 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (1.28%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.14%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.00%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
12 6 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.86%) Packer
12 6 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 337 (48.07%) Microsoft
2 122 (17.40%) VMware
3 105 (14.98%) Google
4 67 (9.56%) Cisco
5 38 (5.42%) Oracle
6 32 (4.56%) Citrix
7 23 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (3.00%) Juniper
9 20 (2.85%) CheckPoint
9 20 (2.85%) Qualys
10 19 (2.71%) Red Hat
10 19 (2.71%) Veeam
11 17 (2.43%) HP
11 17 (2.43%) NetApp
12 16 (2.28%) Xamarin
13 15 (2.14%) Rackspace
14 14 (2.00%) New Relic
15 13 (1.85%) Palo Alto
15 13 (1.85%) Symantec
16 12 (1.71%) Trend Micro