Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 +34
Permanent jobs citing Azure 633 1,031 966
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.85% 15.38% 11.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.42% 53.39% 47.94%
Number of salaries quoted 723 1,000 870
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.26% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £63,850
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +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 1,335 1,931 2,015
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 41.86% 28.80% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,200 1,603 1,676
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £68,875
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Azure in Yorkshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 November 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 26 November 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 +3 414 £47,000 -6.00% 130
North Yorkshire +8 95 £47,500 +5.56% 21
South Yorkshire +5 77 £48,000 +12.94% 27
East Yorkshire +3 34 £43,500 -8.42% 8
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 262 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 230 (36.33%) DevOps
3 218 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (30.49%) C#
5 192 (30.33%) AWS
6 184 (29.07%) SQL
7 161 (25.43%) Windows
8 155 (24.49%) .NET
9 142 (22.43%) JavaScript
10 111 (17.54%) Office 365
11 107 (16.90%) SQL Server
12 100 (15.80%) Active Directory
13 90 (14.22%) Windows Server
14 81 (12.80%) Mentoring
14 81 (12.80%) GCP
15 79 (12.48%) Python
15 79 (12.48%) VMware
16 76 (12.01%) PowerShell
16 76 (12.01%) Software Engineering
17 74 (11.69%) Kubernetes
18 72 (11.37%) .NET Core
18 72 (11.37%) Migration
19 71 (11.22%) Docker
20 70 (11.06%) Terraform
21 66 (10.43%) CSS
22 65 (10.27%) Firewall
23 63 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
24 62 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
24 62 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 62 (9.79%) AngularJS

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 43 (6.79%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.74%) CMS
3 22 (3.48%) MS Exchange
4 21 (3.32%) WordPress
5 18 (2.84%) Jadu
6 8 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.11%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.95%) Apache Spark
8 6 (0.95%) IIS
9 4 (0.63%) Apache
9 4 (0.63%) Headless CMS
9 4 (0.63%) Kentico
10 3 (0.47%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.32%) Confluence
11 2 (0.32%) DNN
11 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.58%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.32%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.32%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.16%) BASE24
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 192 (30.33%) AWS
2 111 (17.54%) Office 365
3 81 (12.80%) GCP
4 48 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (4.58%) Power Platform
6 28 (4.42%) OneDrive
7 23 (3.63%) SaaS
8 20 (3.16%) Datadog
9 19 (3.00%) Serverless
10 18 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 18 (2.84%) PaaS
11 16 (2.53%) IaaS
12 14 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
13 13 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (1.11%) Yammer
15 4 (0.63%) Azure Functions
15 4 (0.63%) Logic Apps
15 4 (0.63%) Power Automate
15 4 (0.63%) PowerApps
16 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.27%) Firewall
2 38 (6.00%) WAN
3 35 (5.53%) LAN
4 31 (4.90%) DNS
5 29 (4.58%) VPN
6 27 (4.27%) TCP/IP
7 22 (3.48%) DHCP
8 18 (2.84%) SAN
9 15 (2.37%) Wireless
10 13 (2.05%) Intrusion Detection
11 12 (1.90%) VLAN
12 7 (1.11%) Network Security
13 6 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.63%) Internet
15 4 (0.63%) NAS
16 3 (0.47%) MPLS
16 3 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.47%) Skype
16 3 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.16%) MongoDB
3 36 (5.69%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (5.37%) Cosmos DB
5 33 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 33 (5.21%) MySQL
6 26 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (3.95%) Redis
8 24 (3.79%) Power BI
8 24 (3.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (3.16%) MariaDB
10 19 (3.00%) NoSQL
11 18 (2.84%) Data Lake
12 17 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
16 9 (1.42%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 9 (1.42%) Big Data
17 8 (1.26%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 54 (8.53%) Git (software)
2 44 (6.95%) Jenkins
3 35 (5.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (5.06%) Selenium
5 18 (2.84%) Visual Studio Team System
6 17 (2.69%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.58%) Bitbucket
7 10 (1.58%) Spinnaker
8 8 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (1.26%) webpack
9 7 (1.11%) gulp
9 7 (1.11%) JIRA
9 7 (1.11%) SpecFlow
10 5 (0.79%) Subversion
11 3 (0.47%) Babel
11 3 (0.47%) GitLab
11 3 (0.47%) Moq
11 3 (0.47%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.47%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.32%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (6.00%) Finance
2 23 (3.63%) Public Sector
3 17 (2.69%) Retail
4 16 (2.53%) Marketing
5 14 (2.21%) Publishing
6 6 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.79%) Games
7 5 (0.79%) Law
8 4 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.47%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Billing
10 2 (0.32%) Automotive
10 2 (0.32%) Back Office
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (24.17%) Developer
2 81 (12.80%) Azure Engineer
3 71 (11.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (6.32%) Analyst
6 39 (6.16%) .NET Developer
7 37 (5.85%) Software Engineer
8 34 (5.37%) Senior Developer
9 33 (5.21%) Architect
10 30 (4.74%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.58%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.42%) Platform Engineer
13 26 (4.11%) Software Developer
14 25 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
14 25 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
15 24 (3.79%) Administrator
16 22 (3.48%) Data Engineer
16 22 (3.48%) IT Engineer
17 21 (3.32%) Microsoft Engineer
17 21 (3.32%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (24.49%) .NET
2 72 (11.37%) .NET Core
3 66 (10.43%) CSS
4 62 (9.79%) AngularJS
5 60 (9.48%) HTML
6 42 (6.64%) .NET Framework
7 41 (6.48%) Vue.js
8 39 (6.16%) ASP.NET
8 39 (6.16%) React
9 32 (5.06%) Web Services
10 27 (4.27%) HTML5
11 22 (3.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (3.00%) REST
13 18 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (2.53%) Node.js
15 14 (2.21%) Kafka
16 13 (2.05%) CSS3
16 13 (2.05%) Entity Framework
16 13 (2.05%) jQuery
16 13 (2.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (4.58%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 24 (3.79%) Mobile App
5 22 (3.48%) Cyberthreat
5 22 (3.48%) Data Centre
6 20 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 19 (3.00%) Cyberattack
8 18 (2.84%) Cloud Native
8 18 (2.84%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (2.37%) User Experience
10 10 (1.58%) Data Protection Act
11 8 (1.26%) Driving Licence
12 6 (0.95%) NHS
13 5 (0.79%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.63%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 161 (25.43%) Windows
2 90 (14.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.84%) Linux
4 16 (2.53%) Windows 10
4 16 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (1.42%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.26%) Android
9 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.63%) Unix
10 4 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.47%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.32%) AIX
12 2 (0.32%) Solaris
12 2 (0.32%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (36.33%) DevOps
2 218 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (12.80%) Mentoring
4 76 (12.01%) Software Engineering
5 72 (11.37%) Migration
6 63 (9.95%) Infrastructure as Code
7 62 (9.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 62 (9.79%) MVC
7 62 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
8 58 (9.16%) Microservices
9 57 (9.00%) Test Automation
10 54 (8.53%) Analytics
11 48 (7.58%) ITIL
12 45 (7.11%) Coaching
13 44 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
15 42 (6.64%) Scrum
16 40 (6.32%) Unit Testing
17 39 (6.16%) Configuration Management
18 38 (6.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 193 (30.49%) C#
2 184 (29.07%) SQL
3 142 (22.43%) JavaScript
4 79 (12.48%) Python
5 76 (12.01%) PowerShell
6 51 (8.06%) Java
7 47 (7.42%) PHP
8 41 (6.48%) Go
9 37 (5.85%) Ruby
10 36 (5.69%) TypeScript
11 28 (4.42%) Bash Shell
12 27 (4.27%) T-SQL
13 23 (3.63%) Groovy
14 19 (3.00%) Scala
15 16 (2.53%) Kotlin
16 15 (2.37%) C++
17 9 (1.42%) R
18 8 (1.26%) C
19 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
20 5 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (5.37%) Degree
2 11 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.11%) CCNP
4 7 (1.11%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.95%) CCNA
6 5 (0.79%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.79%) CISM
6 5 (0.79%) CISSP
6 5 (0.79%) HNC
6 5 (0.79%) MCDST
6 5 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.63%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (0.63%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.32%) MCSA
9 2 (0.32%) MCSE
9 2 (0.32%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.79%) SLA
2 16 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (1.90%) GDPR
5 11 (1.74%) QA
6 7 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.95%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.63%) NIST
9 3 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.16%) COBIT
10 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 100 (15.80%) Active Directory
2 71 (11.22%) Docker
3 61 (9.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (6.64%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.95%) vSphere
6 4 (0.63%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.63%) VMware NSX
7 3 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.32%) NFS
8 2 (0.32%) Xen
8 2 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.16%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 74 (11.69%) Kubernetes
2 70 (11.06%) Terraform
3 43 (6.79%) Puppet
4 39 (6.16%) Ansible
5 33 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 31 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (3.48%) Grafana
8 20 (3.16%) Prometheus
9 15 (2.37%) SCCM
10 5 (0.79%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.63%) Nagios
12 3 (0.47%) SCOM
12 3 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.32%) Backup Exec
13 2 (0.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.32%) Packer
13 2 (0.32%) PaperCut
13 2 (0.32%) SCVMM
13 2 (0.32%) WSUS
14 1 (0.16%) Nessus
Vendors
1 262 (41.39%) Microsoft
2 79 (12.48%) VMware
3 28 (4.42%) Oracle
4 24 (3.79%) Cisco
5 22 (3.48%) New Relic
5 22 (3.48%) SaltStack
6 19 (3.00%) EnterpriseDB
7 17 (2.69%) Google
8 16 (2.53%) Veeam
9 13 (2.05%) Citrix
9 13 (2.05%) Dell
10 11 (1.74%) Databricks
11 10 (1.58%) NetApp
12 8 (1.26%) HP
12 8 (1.26%) Palo Alto
12 8 (1.26%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.79%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.79%) SonicWALL
14 4 (0.63%) Mitel
14 4 (0.63%) WatchGuard