Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 16 51
Rank change year-on-year +7 +35 +30
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 691 700 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.54% 10.54% 5.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.41% 51.40% 39.77%
Number of salaries quoted 620 630 324
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,331 £72,500 £70,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,000 £47,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +8.05% -3.33%

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 1,344 1,362 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 30.22% 20.51% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,161 796
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £29,275 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,125 £70,000 £66,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +8.75%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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
Leeds +11 507 £50,000 - 44
Bradford +4 54 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Wakefield -1 38 £36,500 -18.89% 3
Huddersfield +14 22 £42,500 +17.24% 5
Halifax -9 22 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Sowerby Bridge - 8 £39,700 -
Pudsey - 6 £49,000 -
Wetherby - 5 £34,500 - 2
Ilkley - 5 £35,000 -
Castleford - 2 £33,500 -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Otley - 1 - -
Pontefract - 1 £55,000 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 335 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 290 (41.97%) Amazon AWS
3 265 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (35.02%) SQL
5 241 (34.88%) C#
6 220 (31.84%) Windows
7 212 (30.68%) DevOps
8 195 (28.22%) .NET
9 189 (27.35%) SQL Server
10 152 (22.00%) JavaScript
11 134 (19.39%) Finance
12 131 (18.96%) VMware
12 131 (18.96%) Active Directory
13 111 (16.06%) ASP.NET
14 108 (15.63%) Windows Server
15 106 (15.34%) Linux
16 102 (14.76%) Office 365
17 98 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 98 (14.18%) MVC
18 92 (13.31%) Scrum
19 88 (12.74%) Firewall
20 87 (12.59%) PowerShell
20 87 (12.59%) Mentoring
21 86 (12.45%) Migration
22 78 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
23 77 (11.14%) Python
24 74 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
25 73 (10.56%) TDD
26 71 (10.27%) DNS
27 70 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure

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 64 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 52 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 44 (6.37%) IIS
4 23 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 20 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (1.45%) Apache Spark
9 8 (1.16%) Apache
9 8 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.01%) Confluence
11 6 (0.87%) OpenEdge
12 5 (0.72%) nginx
13 4 (0.58%) Apache ServiceMix
13 4 (0.58%) SAS
14 3 (0.43%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.14%) FileNet
16 1 (0.14%) JBoss
16 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.58%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.16%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) Exstream
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 290 (41.97%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (14.76%) Office 365
3 74 (10.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 53 (7.67%) IaaS
5 47 (6.80%) PaaS
6 37 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (3.91%) Azure Stack
7 27 (3.91%) Power Platform
8 22 (3.18%) SaaS
9 16 (2.32%) IBM Cloud
10 11 (1.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 11 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.01%) GitHub
12 6 (0.87%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.58%) OneDrive
14 3 (0.43%) Serverless
15 2 (0.29%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.14%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 88 (12.74%) Firewall
2 71 (10.27%) DNS
3 51 (7.38%) DHCP
4 50 (7.24%) VPN
5 40 (5.79%) LAN
6 39 (5.64%) WAN
7 23 (3.33%) SAN
8 22 (3.18%) MPLS
8 22 (3.18%) TCP/IP
9 21 (3.04%) WLAN
10 20 (2.89%) VoIP
11 19 (2.75%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (2.17%) VLAN
13 14 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.88%) BGP
14 13 (1.88%) OSPF
15 12 (1.74%) Internet
16 11 (1.59%) NX-OS
16 11 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (1.45%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 56 (8.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (3.91%) Power BI
5 23 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (2.46%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
8 15 (2.17%) QlikView
8 15 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 10 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
12 9 (1.30%) Big Data
12 9 (1.30%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.01%) MySQL
13 7 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (0.87%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (7.96%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.08%) Visual Studio
3 38 (5.50%) Jenkins
4 34 (4.92%) Selenium
4 34 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 30 (4.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 22 (3.18%) Cucumber
7 17 (2.46%) NUnit
8 15 (2.17%) Moq
9 12 (1.74%) Maven
10 11 (1.59%) JIRA
10 11 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 10 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (1.45%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.30%) CircleCI
12 9 (1.30%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.30%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.16%) GitLab
14 7 (1.01%) Subversion
15 5 (0.72%) Mercurial
General
1 134 (19.39%) Finance
2 49 (7.09%) Retail
3 17 (2.46%) Banking
4 16 (2.32%) Local Government
4 16 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 14 (2.03%) Legal
6 6 (0.87%) Marketing
7 5 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.72%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 214 (30.97%) Developer
2 104 (15.05%) .NET Developer
3 91 (13.17%) C# Developer
4 71 (10.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 67 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 66 (9.55%) Architect
6 66 (9.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 51 (7.38%) Software Developer
8 43 (6.22%) Cloud Engineer
9 41 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 40 (5.79%) Analyst
11 35 (5.07%) Senior .NET Developer
12 34 (4.92%) SQL Developer
13 31 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
13 31 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
14 30 (4.34%) Azure Developer
15 29 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
16 28 (4.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 28 (4.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 27 (3.91%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (28.22%) .NET
2 111 (16.06%) ASP.NET
3 67 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (8.25%) HTML
5 52 (7.53%) React
6 48 (6.95%) AngularJS
7 46 (6.66%) CSS
8 39 (5.64%) .NET Core
9 38 (5.50%) Web Services
10 26 (3.76%) SOAP
11 25 (3.62%) .NET Framework
11 25 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (3.62%) REST
12 24 (3.47%) HTML5
12 24 (3.47%) jQuery
13 21 (3.04%) Node.js
14 20 (2.89%) Entity Framework
15 19 (2.75%) WinForms
16 17 (2.46%) Vue.js
17 16 (2.32%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 56 (8.10%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (6.66%) Public Cloud
4 39 (5.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 29 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (3.76%) NHS
8 24 (3.47%) Management Information System
9 11 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
10 10 (1.45%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.45%) User Experience
11 8 (1.16%) Mobile App
12 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.87%) Replication
13 4 (0.58%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.58%) Driving Licence
13 4 (0.58%) Robotics
14 3 (0.43%) CMDB
14 3 (0.43%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 220 (31.84%) Windows
2 108 (15.63%) Windows Server
3 106 (15.34%) Linux
4 63 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (4.49%) Unix
7 20 (2.89%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.59%) Android
9 10 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.16%) Windows 7
11 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.58%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.29%) AIX
13 2 (0.29%) VMS
14 1 (0.14%) HPUX
14 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 265 (38.35%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (30.68%) DevOps
3 98 (14.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 98 (14.18%) MVC
4 92 (13.31%) Scrum
5 87 (12.59%) Mentoring
6 86 (12.45%) Migration
7 78 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
8 73 (10.56%) TDD
9 68 (9.84%) Software Engineering
10 56 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
11 53 (7.67%) ITIL
12 52 (7.53%) Open Source
13 43 (6.22%) BDD
14 42 (6.08%) SOA
15 41 (5.93%) Test Automation
16 38 (5.50%) Microservices
16 38 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
17 36 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
18 34 (4.92%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 242 (35.02%) SQL
2 241 (34.88%) C#
3 152 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 87 (12.59%) PowerShell
5 77 (11.14%) Python
6 61 (8.83%) Java
7 48 (6.95%) Ruby
8 41 (5.93%) Bash Shell
9 33 (4.78%) T-SQL
10 18 (2.60%) Groovy
11 15 (2.17%) Scala
11 15 (2.17%) Shell Script
12 14 (2.03%) C++
12 14 (2.03%) PHP
13 9 (1.30%) VB
14 8 (1.16%) Perl
15 6 (0.87%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.72%) C
16 5 (0.72%) TypeScript
16 5 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (5.93%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (3.18%) Degree
4 18 (2.60%) CCNA
4 18 (2.60%) CCNP
5 14 (2.03%) MCSA
5 14 (2.03%) MCSE
6 12 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.59%) CCIE
8 10 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (1.16%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.01%) AWS Certification
11 6 (0.87%) CISSP
12 5 (0.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (0.72%) CEH
12 5 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.72%) GIAC
12 5 (0.72%) SANS
12 5 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.58%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.89%) QA
2 17 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.87%) GDPR
5 5 (0.72%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 131 (18.96%) Active Directory
2 70 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 58 (8.39%) Docker
5 16 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 13 (1.88%) XenApp
7 8 (1.16%) Xen
8 7 (1.01%) vSphere
9 6 (0.87%) Firmware
9 6 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.58%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.29%) HDFS
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 40 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 39 (5.64%) Terraform
3 38 (5.50%) Opscode Chef
4 36 (5.21%) Puppet
5 26 (3.76%) Ansible
6 18 (2.60%) SCOM
7 17 (2.46%) SCCM
8 13 (1.88%) Cobbler
8 13 (1.88%) Tivoli
9 10 (1.45%) Rancher
10 9 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.30%) SolarWinds Orion
11 8 (1.16%) WSUS
12 6 (0.87%) Prometheus
13 5 (0.72%) CFEngine
13 5 (0.72%) Consul
13 5 (0.72%) Nagios
13 5 (0.72%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.72%) Packer
13 5 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 335 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 131 (18.96%) VMware
3 64 (9.26%) Cisco
3 64 (9.26%) Google
4 27 (3.91%) Veeam
5 23 (3.33%) Citrix
6 22 (3.18%) IBM
7 20 (2.89%) Tableau
8 19 (2.75%) Rackspace
9 18 (2.60%) CheckPoint
10 16 (2.32%) Oracle
11 15 (2.17%) Juniper
12 14 (2.03%) SolarWinds
12 14 (2.03%) Symantec
13 13 (1.88%) EnterpriseDB
13 13 (1.88%) HP
13 13 (1.88%) Xamarin
14 12 (1.74%) NetApp
15 11 (1.59%) Meraki
16 10 (1.45%) ServiceNow