Period
to 22 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 22 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 11 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +29 +56
Permanent jobs citing Azure 959 903 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.65% 12.13% 5.62%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.64% 48.73% 35.10%
Number of salaries quoted 828 749 484
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,857 1,853 1,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 30.31% 24.88% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,548 1,540 1,313
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £64,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +0.96%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Azure in Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Yorkshire

Azure
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +5 656 £50,000 +7.53% 139
North Yorkshire +5 199 £45,000 -10.00% 41
South Yorkshire -2 74 £42,500 -5.03% 35
East Yorkshire +14 27 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 421 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 389 (40.56%) C#
3 372 (38.79%) AWS
4 341 (35.56%) .NET
5 320 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
6 276 (28.78%) SQL Server
7 268 (27.95%) Windows
8 250 (26.07%) SQL
9 219 (22.84%) DevOps
10 196 (20.44%) Office 365
11 192 (20.02%) JavaScript
12 181 (18.87%) MVC
13 170 (17.73%) Finance
14 168 (17.52%) Active Directory
15 157 (16.37%) ASP.NET
16 156 (16.27%) VMware
17 135 (14.08%) .NET Core
18 129 (13.45%) AngularJS
19 125 (13.03%) Windows Server
20 113 (11.78%) Firewall
21 110 (11.47%) GCP
21 110 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
22 107 (11.16%) PowerShell
23 106 (11.05%) Microservices
23 106 (11.05%) ITIL
24 104 (10.84%) Scrum
25 102 (10.64%) .NET Framework
26 100 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 97 (10.11%) Docker
28 96 (10.01%) Test Automation

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 53 (5.53%) IIS
2 48 (5.01%) SharePoint
3 43 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 28 (2.92%) CMS
5 25 (2.61%) Skype for Business
6 22 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (2.19%) Confluence
8 12 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.94%) Apache
9 9 (0.94%) Apache Spark
9 9 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.42%) Jetty
13 3 (0.31%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.10%) OpenEdge
15 1 (0.10%) SAS
15 1 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (2.71%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (1.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 26 (2.71%) WebTrends
2 10 (1.04%) assyst
3 5 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Aligne
4 2 (0.21%) Maximo
5 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 372 (38.79%) AWS
2 196 (20.44%) Office 365
3 110 (11.47%) GCP
4 58 (6.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (4.17%) IaaS
6 39 (4.07%) SaaS
7 38 (3.96%) PaaS
8 27 (2.82%) Power Platform
9 19 (1.98%) G Suite
10 15 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.73%) Serverless
13 6 (0.63%) GitHub
13 6 (0.63%) OneDrive
14 5 (0.52%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
15 4 (0.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 3 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
16 3 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 113 (11.78%) Firewall
2 72 (7.51%) DNS
3 65 (6.78%) DHCP
4 53 (5.53%) VPN
5 32 (3.34%) Skype
6 29 (3.02%) SAN
7 27 (2.82%) WAN
8 23 (2.40%) LAN
9 22 (2.29%) Internet
9 22 (2.29%) TCP/IP
10 18 (1.88%) VLAN
11 17 (1.77%) AMQP
11 17 (1.77%) VoIP
12 11 (1.15%) Network Security
13 9 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
14 8 (0.83%) VSAN
15 7 (0.73%) Wireless
16 6 (0.63%) ISDN
16 6 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 276 (28.78%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.42%) Relational Database
3 47 (4.90%) MySQL
4 38 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (3.02%) RDBMS
6 27 (2.82%) NoSQL
6 27 (2.82%) Power BI
7 25 (2.61%) Big Data
8 23 (2.40%) MongoDB
9 16 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
10 15 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
11 13 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 11 (1.15%) QlikView
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 63 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 48 (5.01%) Selenium
3 36 (3.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 34 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (3.02%) JIRA
6 28 (2.92%) Visual Studio
7 27 (2.82%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.71%) NUnit
9 25 (2.61%) SpecFlow
10 21 (2.19%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.67%) TeamCity
12 11 (1.15%) WebDriver
13 9 (0.94%) JMeter
13 9 (0.94%) Subversion
14 8 (0.83%) Moq
15 7 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.73%) GitLab
16 6 (0.63%) TestRail
17 5 (0.52%) Bitbucket
17 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 170 (17.73%) Finance
2 43 (4.48%) Public Sector
3 34 (3.55%) Retail
4 33 (3.44%) Marketing
5 17 (1.77%) Advertising
6 15 (1.56%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.83%) Banking
9 7 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.63%) Legal
10 6 (0.63%) Local Government
11 3 (0.31%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Games
12 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 2 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 337 (35.14%) Developer
2 150 (15.64%) .NET Developer
3 122 (12.72%) C# Developer
3 122 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 92 (9.59%) Architect
5 73 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 59 (6.15%) Azure Developer
7 57 (5.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 55 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
9 46 (4.80%) Analyst
9 46 (4.80%) Software Developer
10 41 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 41 (4.28%) Software Engineer
11 38 (3.96%) Consultant
11 38 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
12 33 (3.44%) Azure Engineer
12 33 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 32 (3.34%) Cloud Engineer
13 32 (3.34%) Technical Leader
14 23 (2.40%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (35.56%) .NET
2 157 (16.37%) ASP.NET
3 135 (14.08%) .NET Core
4 129 (13.45%) AngularJS
5 110 (11.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 102 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 87 (9.07%) React
8 82 (8.55%) RESTful
9 78 (8.13%) CSS
10 75 (7.82%) HTML
11 72 (7.51%) Entity Framework
12 61 (6.36%) Web Services
13 50 (5.21%) Vue.js
14 45 (4.69%) ASP.NET Web API
15 44 (4.59%) Node.js
16 43 (4.48%) jQuery
17 40 (4.17%) REST
18 28 (2.92%) JSON
19 27 (2.82%) Gherkin
20 21 (2.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (7.51%) Greenfield Project
2 61 (6.36%) Public Cloud
3 55 (5.74%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.28%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
7 22 (2.29%) Mobile App
8 19 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (1.88%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.88%) User Experience
10 17 (1.77%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.25%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (1.04%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.73%) Driving Licence
14 7 (0.73%) PKI
15 6 (0.63%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.63%) Clustering
16 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
16 5 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 268 (27.95%) Windows
2 125 (13.03%) Windows Server
3 86 (8.97%) Linux
4 63 (6.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (5.53%) Windows 10
6 49 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 29 (3.02%) Windows 8
9 25 (2.61%) Android
10 21 (2.19%) Unix
11 18 (1.88%) Apple iOS
11 18 (1.88%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.31%) CentOS
15 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (33.37%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (22.84%) DevOps
3 181 (18.87%) MVC
4 106 (11.05%) ITIL
4 106 (11.05%) Microservices
5 104 (10.84%) Scrum
6 100 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 96 (10.01%) Test Automation
8 90 (9.38%) TDD
9 88 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
10 86 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 75 (7.82%) Mentoring
13 73 (7.61%) Migration
14 50 (5.21%) Decision-Making
15 48 (5.01%) Configuration Management
16 46 (4.80%) Coaching
16 46 (4.80%) Open Source
17 43 (4.48%) SOA
18 42 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 389 (40.56%) C#
2 250 (26.07%) SQL
3 192 (20.02%) JavaScript
4 107 (11.16%) PowerShell
5 75 (7.82%) Java
6 71 (7.40%) Python
7 41 (4.28%) Bash Shell
8 30 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 22 (2.29%) Ruby
10 18 (1.88%) PHP
11 12 (1.25%) Go
11 12 (1.25%) TypeScript
12 10 (1.04%) C++
13 7 (0.73%) Kotlin
13 7 (0.73%) Perl
13 7 (0.73%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.63%) C
14 6 (0.63%) VB
15 4 (0.42%) ES6
15 4 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (7.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (4.59%) MCSE
3 42 (4.38%) MCSA
4 32 (3.34%) Degree
5 31 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (2.29%) CCNA
7 18 (1.88%) MCP
8 14 (1.46%) CCNP
9 13 (1.36%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 8 (0.83%) RHCE
12 7 (0.73%) CISA
12 7 (0.73%) CISM
12 7 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (0.63%) CEH
14 5 (0.52%) CCSA
14 5 (0.52%) CCSE
15 4 (0.42%) CISSP
15 4 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.40%) SLA
2 20 (2.09%) QA
3 12 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.15%) GDPR
5 8 (0.83%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.63%) NIST
7 3 (0.31%) COBIT
8 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.10%) GLBA
9 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 168 (17.52%) Active Directory
2 97 (10.11%) Docker
3 95 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (6.36%) Hyper-V
5 27 (2.82%) XenApp
6 26 (2.71%) vSphere
7 14 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 11 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.04%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.73%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.42%) KVM
12 3 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.21%) Firmware
13 2 (0.21%) OpenAM
13 2 (0.21%) OpenIDM
13 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.10%) HDFS
14 1 (0.10%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 69 (7.19%) SCCM
2 63 (6.57%) Kubernetes
3 43 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
4 37 (3.86%) Terraform
5 33 (3.44%) Ansible
6 32 (3.34%) Puppet
7 31 (3.23%) WSUS
8 16 (1.67%) SCOM
9 13 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
10 10 (1.04%) Prometheus
11 7 (0.73%) Cobbler
12 6 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.63%) Mesos
12 6 (0.63%) Nessus
12 6 (0.63%) Tivoli
13 4 (0.42%) Nagios
13 4 (0.42%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.31%) Graphite
14 3 (0.31%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 421 (43.90%) Microsoft
2 156 (16.27%) VMware
3 78 (8.13%) Google
4 65 (6.78%) Citrix
5 63 (6.57%) Cisco
6 33 (3.44%) Oracle
7 31 (3.23%) Veeam
8 20 (2.09%) Xamarin
9 18 (1.88%) IBM
10 15 (1.56%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.25%) SAP
11 12 (1.25%) ServiceNow
11 12 (1.25%) Symantec
12 11 (1.15%) HP
12 11 (1.15%) New Relic
12 11 (1.15%) Tableau
13 10 (1.04%) Sitecore
14 9 (0.94%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.94%) Palo Alto
14 9 (0.94%) Rackspace