Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 65 148
Rank change year-on-year +17 +83 +133
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 339 301 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.04% 3.92% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.79% 43.19% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 303 245 153
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +3.16% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,850 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.37% +5.56% -5.26%

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 852 697 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.67% 9.08% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 720 582 482
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,775
90th Percentile £63,525 £68,750 £65,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year - +5.59% +7.33%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +7 249 £45,000 -10.00% 20
Bradford +27 58 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Wakefield +14 12 £37,000 -22.11% 2
Halifax +22 5 £45,000 - 1
Bingley - 1 £42,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 181 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 143 (42.18%) SQL
3 136 (40.12%) SQL Server
4 116 (34.22%) .NET
5 107 (31.56%) C#
6 100 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
7 93 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (27.43%) Windows
8 78 (23.01%) DevOps
9 75 (22.12%) Active Directory
10 71 (20.94%) MVC
11 67 (19.76%) Windows Server
12 65 (19.17%) VMware
12 65 (19.17%) ASP.NET
13 61 (17.99%) Web Services
14 56 (16.52%) DNS
15 54 (15.93%) Finance
16 50 (14.75%) Git (software)
17 49 (14.45%) Azure SQL Database
18 47 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
18 47 (13.86%) Linux
19 46 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 45 (13.27%) MCSE
21 44 (12.98%) T-SQL
21 44 (12.98%) JavaScript
21 44 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
22 42 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
23 41 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 39 (11.50%) .NET Framework
24 39 (11.50%) Google

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 37 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.78%) IIS
3 17 (5.01%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.54%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.65%) JBoss
6 9 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.36%) CMS
7 8 (2.36%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.06%) Jetty
8 7 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.47%) Tornado
9 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 4 (1.18%) Apache Spark
10 4 (1.18%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.18%) Kentico
10 4 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (7.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.59%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (3.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 100 (29.50%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.55%) Office 365
3 27 (7.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 17 (5.01%) IaaS
5 14 (4.13%) PaaS
6 13 (3.83%) SaaS
7 10 (2.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.88%) npm
8 3 (0.88%) Serverless
9 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.59%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 2 (0.59%) GitHub
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.29%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.29%) Boomi
10 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 56 (16.52%) DNS
2 26 (7.67%) SAN
3 24 (7.08%) DHCP
4 17 (5.01%) Firewall
5 11 (3.24%) TCP/IP
6 10 (2.95%) LAN
7 8 (2.36%) VPN
8 7 (2.06%) VoIP
8 7 (2.06%) WAN
9 6 (1.77%) Internet
9 6 (1.77%) Network Security
9 6 (1.77%) PPP
10 5 (1.47%) AMQP
10 5 (1.47%) HTTP
11 4 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.18%) Intranet
11 4 (1.18%) MPLS
11 4 (1.18%) NAS
11 4 (1.18%) SMTP
11 4 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (40.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 46 (13.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (12.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (10.03%) SQL Server 2016
6 25 (7.37%) NoSQL
7 23 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 21 (6.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (5.01%) Power BI
10 16 (4.72%) MongoDB
11 14 (4.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (3.83%) MySQL
13 12 (3.54%) Hadoop
14 9 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database
15 8 (2.36%) SAP Data Services
16 7 (2.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (14.75%) Git (software)
2 44 (12.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (8.26%) Visual Studio Team System
4 21 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 20 (5.90%) Visual Studio
6 18 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (4.42%) TeamCity
8 11 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.24%) Selenium
9 10 (2.95%) FitNesse
10 8 (2.36%) LoadRunner
10 8 (2.36%) NUnit
10 8 (2.36%) SpecFlow
11 6 (1.77%) Subversion
11 6 (1.77%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.47%) Gatling
12 5 (1.47%) JBehave
12 5 (1.47%) JMeter
12 5 (1.47%) Maven
13 4 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (15.93%) Finance
2 18 (5.31%) Retail
3 13 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.65%) Local Government
5 6 (1.77%) Marketing
6 5 (1.47%) Law
7 4 (1.18%) Back Office
7 4 (1.18%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Games
8 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (30.68%) Developer
2 64 (18.88%) .NET Developer
3 44 (12.98%) C# Developer
4 38 (11.21%) Administrator
5 35 (10.32%) Architect
5 35 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 33 (9.73%) DBA
7 28 (8.26%) Senior Developer
8 24 (7.08%) SQL DBA
9 22 (6.49%) Cloud Architect
10 21 (6.19%) Consultant
11 18 (5.31%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (5.31%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (4.42%) Analyst
12 15 (4.42%) Software Developer
13 14 (4.13%) Azure Engineer
13 14 (4.13%) Senior C# Developer
13 14 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 13 (3.83%) Web Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (34.22%) .NET
2 65 (19.17%) ASP.NET
3 61 (17.99%) Web Services
4 42 (12.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (11.50%) .NET Framework
6 28 (8.26%) HTML
7 25 (7.37%) AngularJS
8 24 (7.08%) CSS
9 20 (5.90%) XML
10 17 (5.01%) .NET Core
11 16 (4.72%) jQuery
12 15 (4.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (4.42%) RESTful
13 14 (4.13%) REST
14 13 (3.83%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (3.24%) Middleware
16 10 (2.95%) Entity Framework
17 9 (2.65%) JSON
17 9 (2.65%) Node.js
17 9 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.55%) Public Cloud
2 21 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 18 (5.31%) Private Cloud
4 16 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (4.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.42%) PKI
6 14 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.83%) Clustering
8 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.36%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.06%) User Experience
12 4 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 4 (1.18%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.88%) Life Science
13 3 (0.88%) Media Streaming
14 2 (0.59%) CMDB
14 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.59%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 93 (27.43%) Windows
2 67 (19.76%) Windows Server
3 47 (13.86%) Linux
4 39 (11.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (9.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (5.31%) Unix
7 17 (5.01%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.47%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.88%) AIX
11 3 (0.88%) HPUX
11 3 (0.88%) Solaris
12 2 (0.59%) Android
12 2 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.59%) CentOS
12 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (27.43%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (23.01%) DevOps
3 71 (20.94%) MVC
4 34 (10.03%) Load Balancing
5 31 (9.14%) TDD
6 30 (8.85%) ITIL
7 28 (8.26%) Test Automation
8 27 (7.96%) High Availability
9 26 (7.67%) Microservices
10 24 (7.08%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (7.08%) ETL
10 24 (7.08%) Scrum
10 24 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (7.08%) Web Development
11 23 (6.78%) E-Commerce
11 23 (6.78%) SDLC
12 21 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (5.90%) OO
14 19 (5.60%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 143 (42.18%) SQL
2 107 (31.56%) C#
3 44 (12.98%) JavaScript
3 44 (12.98%) T-SQL
4 38 (11.21%) PowerShell
5 33 (9.73%) Python
6 29 (8.55%) Java
7 23 (6.78%) Ruby
8 20 (5.90%) Bash Shell
9 12 (3.54%) VB.NET
10 8 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.77%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.47%) F#
12 5 (1.47%) VB
12 5 (1.47%) VBA
13 4 (1.18%) PHP
14 3 (0.88%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.88%) R
15 2 (0.59%) C++
15 2 (0.59%) ES6
Qualifications
1 47 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (13.27%) MCSE
3 21 (6.19%) MCSA
4 14 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.13%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.95%) Degree
6 5 (1.47%) AWS Certification
7 4 (1.18%) MCP
8 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.59%) ISEB
8 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.29%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) GDPR
2 7 (2.06%) SLA
3 4 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) HIPAA
System Software
1 75 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 39 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (8.26%) Docker
5 20 (5.90%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.65%) vSphere
7 7 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (1.77%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.88%) KVM
10 2 (0.59%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.59%) XenApp
10 2 (0.59%) XenServer
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 36 (10.62%) Puppet
1 36 (10.62%) SCCM
2 33 (9.73%) SCOM
3 31 (9.14%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (7.37%) Ansible
5 23 (6.78%) SCDPM
6 8 (2.36%) Kubernetes
7 7 (2.06%) WSUS
8 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 5 (1.47%) Nagios
8 5 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (1.47%) Terraform
8 5 (1.47%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.88%) CFEngine
9 3 (0.88%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.88%) OpenNMS
9 3 (0.88%) Salt
9 3 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 181 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 65 (19.17%) VMware
3 39 (11.50%) Google
4 35 (10.32%) Oracle
5 25 (7.37%) Rackspace
6 21 (6.19%) Hitachi
7 19 (5.60%) HP
8 17 (5.01%) Cisco
8 17 (5.01%) Red Hat
9 15 (4.42%) Citrix
10 12 (3.54%) SAP
11 11 (3.24%) Dell
12 10 (2.95%) CommVault
13 9 (2.65%) F5
14 8 (2.36%) NetApp
15 7 (2.06%) IBM
15 7 (2.06%) Veeam
16 6 (1.77%) Avaya
16 6 (1.77%) EMC
16 6 (1.77%) SaltStack