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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 69 150
Rank change year-on-year +26 +81  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 205 150 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.78% 3.80% 1.30%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.62% 42.25% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 160 118 47
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 470 355 236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 13.26% 9.00% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 385 285 169
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +36 168 £45,000 - 18
Bradford -17 18 £46,250 -9.75% 6
Wakefield - 6 £35,000 -
Bingley - 3 £35,000 -
Huddersfield +2 1 £55,000 +17.64%
Ilkley - 1 £30,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 198 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 149 (39.73%) Amazon AWS
3 147 (39.20%) SQL Server
4 130 (34.67%) .NET
5 124 (33.07%) SQL
5 124 (33.07%) Windows
6 114 (30.40%) VMware
7 110 (29.33%) C#
8 100 (26.67%) DevOps
9 90 (24.00%) Web Services
10 83 (22.13%) Linux
11 73 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
11 73 (19.47%) Windows Server
12 68 (18.13%) MVC
12 68 (18.13%) Finance
13 67 (17.87%) Git (software)
14 66 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 66 (17.60%) ASP.NET
15 63 (16.80%) PowerShell
16 59 (15.73%) Active Directory
17 55 (14.67%) T-SQL
17 55 (14.67%) Puppet
17 55 (14.67%) High Availability
18 53 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 53 (14.13%) Unix
19 52 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 51 (13.60%) Rackspace
21 49 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
21 49 (13.07%) TDD
22 47 (12.53%) Oracle

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 42 (11.20%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.93%) SharePoint
3 22 (5.87%) IIS
4 14 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.73%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.87%) Apache
6 7 (1.87%) WebLogic
7 6 (1.60%) Confluence
7 6 (1.60%) JBoss
7 6 (1.60%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.33%) Jetty
8 5 (1.33%) Tornado
9 3 (0.80%) CMS
9 3 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (6.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 149 (39.73%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (10.40%) Office 365
3 32 (8.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (7.47%) PaaS
5 20 (5.33%) SaaS
6 10 (2.67%) IaaS
7 4 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.53%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.27%) Force.com
9 1 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.60%) DNS
2 18 (4.80%) SAN
3 14 (3.73%) VPN
4 12 (3.20%) Network Security
5 11 (2.93%) VoIP
6 9 (2.40%) ISDN
6 9 (2.40%) TCP/IP
7 8 (2.13%) Firewall
7 8 (2.13%) HTTP
8 7 (1.87%) iSCSI
8 7 (1.87%) NAS
9 6 (1.60%) DHCP
9 6 (1.60%) LAN
10 5 (1.33%) AMQP
10 5 (1.33%) MPLS
11 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.07%) WAN
12 3 (0.80%) Internet
12 3 (0.80%) IPsec
13 2 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (39.20%) SQL Server
2 53 (14.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (13.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (10.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 37 (9.87%) Data Warehouse
6 33 (8.80%) NoSQL
6 33 (8.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 23 (6.13%) Oracle Database
7 23 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 22 (5.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 22 (5.87%) MongoDB
9 13 (3.47%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (3.47%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (3.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (2.93%) MySQL
11 11 (2.93%) Power BI
11 11 (2.93%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (2.67%) Hadoop
13 9 (2.40%) Big Data
13 9 (2.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 67 (17.87%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.93%) Visual Studio
3 40 (10.67%) Octopus Deploy
4 35 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 21 (5.60%) Jenkins
7 19 (5.07%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 14 (3.73%) NUnit
9 13 (3.47%) Subversion
9 13 (3.47%) TortoiseSVN
10 10 (2.67%) Vagrant
11 7 (1.87%) JIRA
11 7 (1.87%) Selenium
12 6 (1.60%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.60%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (1.33%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.33%) JBehave
13 5 (1.33%) JMeter
13 5 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 68 (18.13%) Finance
2 28 (7.47%) Retail
3 21 (5.60%) Local Government
3 21 (5.60%) Manufacturing
3 21 (5.60%) Marketing
4 7 (1.87%) Law
4 7 (1.87%) Legal
5 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.80%) Advertising
7 2 (0.53%) Banking
7 2 (0.53%) Games
7 2 (0.53%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (25.87%) Developer
2 68 (18.13%) Architect
3 57 (15.20%) Cloud Architect
4 52 (13.87%) .NET Developer
4 52 (13.87%) DBA
5 48 (12.80%) C# Developer
6 46 (12.27%) Senior Developer
7 41 (10.93%) SQL DBA
8 39 (10.40%) Consultant
8 39 (10.40%) Web Architect
9 31 (8.27%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (8.27%) Windows Engineer
10 30 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (7.73%) Administrator
12 26 (6.93%) Cloud Consultant
12 26 (6.93%) Senior C# Developer
13 24 (6.40%) AWS Consultant
14 23 (6.13%) AWS Architect
14 23 (6.13%) Senior Architect
15 21 (5.60%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (34.67%) .NET
2 90 (24.00%) Web Services
3 66 (17.60%) ASP.NET
4 49 (13.07%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (9.60%) CSS
5 36 (9.60%) HTML
6 28 (7.47%) .NET Framework
7 25 (6.67%) jQuery
8 23 (6.13%) Entity Framework
8 23 (6.13%) Middleware
8 23 (6.13%) WCF
9 20 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 19 (5.07%) XML
11 18 (4.80%) JSON
11 18 (4.80%) REST
12 16 (4.27%) Ajax
13 15 (4.00%) LINQ
13 15 (4.00%) XSLT
14 14 (3.73%) AngularJS
15 13 (3.47%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
1 32 (8.53%) Management Information System
2 29 (7.73%) Private Cloud
3 18 (4.80%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.53%) Public Cloud
5 16 (4.27%) Clustering
6 15 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 14 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.47%) Streaming Media
9 11 (2.93%) User Experience
10 7 (1.87%) CMDB
10 7 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.87%) Mobile App
11 6 (1.60%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.07%) iPad
13 3 (0.80%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.80%) PKI
14 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.27%) Replication
15 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 124 (33.07%) Windows
2 83 (22.13%) Linux
3 73 (19.47%) Windows Server
4 53 (14.13%) Unix
5 45 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (7.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.87%) CentOS
10 6 (1.60%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.60%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.80%) Android
11 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.53%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.53%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.27%) Debian
13 1 (0.27%) Solaris
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.67%) DevOps
2 73 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (18.13%) MVC
4 55 (14.67%) High Availability
5 49 (13.07%) TDD
6 40 (10.67%) E-Commerce
7 39 (10.40%) Migration
8 31 (8.27%) SOA
9 29 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (7.47%) Open Source
10 28 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (7.20%) Software Engineering
12 25 (6.67%) Mentoring
12 25 (6.67%) Microservices
12 25 (6.67%) Use Case
13 24 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
13 24 (6.40%) Performance Monitoring
14 23 (6.13%) UML
15 22 (5.87%) Configuration Management
15 22 (5.87%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 124 (33.07%) SQL
2 110 (29.33%) C#
3 63 (16.80%) PowerShell
4 55 (14.67%) T-SQL
5 46 (12.27%) JavaScript
6 23 (6.13%) Java
7 22 (5.87%) Python
8 14 (3.73%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.93%) Ruby
10 9 (2.40%) C
11 7 (1.87%) PHP
11 7 (1.87%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.60%) C++
13 5 (1.33%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.07%) VBA
15 3 (0.80%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.80%) R
15 3 (0.80%) VB
16 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.53%) XPath
Qualifications
1 22 (5.87%) MCSE
1 22 (5.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.47%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.20%) MCSA
3 12 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 10 (2.67%) Degree
5 6 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.07%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.80%) CEH
7 3 (0.80%) CISA
7 3 (0.80%) CISM
7 3 (0.80%) CISSP
7 3 (0.80%) MCP
7 3 (0.80%) SANS
8 2 (0.53%) CSSLP
8 2 (0.53%) GIAC
8 2 (0.53%) ISEB
8 2 (0.53%) MCSD
8 2 (0.53%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (0.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.60%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.07%) GDPR
2 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.07%) SLA
3 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.27%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.27%) Section 508
4 1 (0.27%) SSAE 16
4 1 (0.27%) UCITS
4 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (17.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (15.73%) Active Directory
3 41 (10.93%) Docker
4 33 (8.80%) Hyper-V
5 23 (6.13%) vSphere
6 19 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (1.87%) XenApp
8 6 (1.60%) VirtualBox
8 6 (1.60%) XenServer
9 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.53%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.53%) Xen
11 1 (0.27%) KVM
11 1 (0.27%) OpenSIPS
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (14.67%) Puppet
2 36 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (7.20%) SCCM
4 23 (6.13%) Ansible
5 20 (5.33%) SCOM
6 19 (5.07%) Failover Clustering
7 10 (2.67%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (1.07%) Terraform
9 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.53%) CFEngine
10 2 (0.53%) Icinga
10 2 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.53%) Salt
10 2 (0.53%) SCSM
10 2 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.53%) vRealize
11 1 (0.27%) Nessus
11 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 198 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 114 (30.40%) VMware
3 51 (13.60%) Rackspace
4 47 (12.53%) Oracle
5 37 (9.87%) Google
6 22 (5.87%) Cisco
7 21 (5.60%) Dell
8 20 (5.33%) F5
9 19 (5.07%) Citrix
10 17 (4.53%) Brocade
10 17 (4.53%) HP
11 14 (3.73%) NetApp
12 13 (3.47%) CommVault
13 10 (2.67%) Dell Compellent
13 10 (2.67%) Nimble Storage
13 10 (2.67%) SAP
13 10 (2.67%) Splunk
14 8 (2.13%) EMC
14 8 (2.13%) IBM
15 6 (1.60%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £25000 - £65000 per annum + great benefits and flexible working
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension & Onsite gym
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum + 10% Bonus +Bens + Flexible Working
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Provident Financial Management Services
Salary: 7% Bonus + Pension & Onsite gm
Posted: 8 days ago