Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 10 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 +6 +28
Permanent jobs citing Azure 454 1,028 997
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.28% 13.75% 11.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.64% 52.72% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 488 975 882
Median annual salary £47,250 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% +4.76%

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 1,017 1,950 2,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.71% 26.09% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1,629 1,707
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 304 £47,500 -3.06% 102
North Yorkshire +41 71 £47,500 +5.56% 18
South Yorkshire -1 47 £44,500 -1.11% 19
East Yorkshire +2 28 £40,000 -15.79% 11
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 200 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 140 (30.84%) DevOps
3 135 (29.74%) AWS
4 132 (29.07%) .NET
4 132 (29.07%) Windows
5 129 (28.41%) C#
6 111 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
7 100 (22.03%) SQL
7 100 (22.03%) Office 365
8 96 (21.15%) Active Directory
9 87 (19.16%) JavaScript
10 85 (18.72%) Windows Server
11 81 (17.84%) SQL Server
12 63 (13.88%) GCP
13 62 (13.66%) .NET Core
13 62 (13.66%) PowerShell
14 61 (13.44%) VMware
15 56 (12.33%) ITIL
16 54 (11.89%) MVC
17 53 (11.67%) Microservices
17 53 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 51 (11.23%) Software Engineering
19 49 (10.79%) Migration
20 46 (10.13%) Firewall
20 46 (10.13%) AngularJS
21 45 (9.91%) Mentoring
22 43 (9.47%) Docker
22 43 (9.47%) SharePoint
23 41 (9.03%) Finance
24 40 (8.81%) HTML

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 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.96%) IIS
3 17 (3.74%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.08%) CMS
5 12 (2.64%) WordPress
6 10 (2.20%) Jadu
7 7 (1.54%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.66%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.44%) Confluence
10 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.44%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.22%) nginx
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.88%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.22%) BASE24
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CAR
2 1 (0.22%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 135 (29.74%) AWS
2 100 (22.03%) Office 365
3 63 (13.88%) GCP
4 37 (8.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (5.73%) Power Platform
6 22 (4.85%) IaaS
7 19 (4.19%) PaaS
8 17 (3.74%) OneDrive
9 16 (3.52%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (3.52%) SaaS
10 14 (3.08%) Serverless
11 7 (1.54%) Azure Data Factory
11 7 (1.54%) Azure Stack
12 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (1.10%) Firebase
13 5 (1.10%) Yammer
14 4 (0.88%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
15 2 (0.44%) Datadog
15 2 (0.44%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 46 (10.13%) Firewall
2 28 (6.17%) WAN
3 26 (5.73%) LAN
4 25 (5.51%) DNS
4 25 (5.51%) VPN
5 16 (3.52%) Network Security
5 16 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.08%) DHCP
7 13 (2.86%) Wireless
8 9 (1.98%) SAN
8 9 (1.98%) VLAN
9 8 (1.76%) Wireless Security
10 6 (1.32%) Skype
11 5 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (1.10%) Internet
11 5 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (0.88%) HTTP
12 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
12 4 (0.88%) VoIP
12 4 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 19 (4.19%) Power BI
4 18 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 13 (2.86%) MySQL
6 12 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (2.42%) Data Lake
7 11 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.20%) Big Data
8 10 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.76%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
12 4 (0.88%) Redis
12 4 (0.88%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 37 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.51%) Jenkins
3 22 (4.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.08%) Visual Studio
5 12 (2.64%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (2.64%) Selenium
6 10 (2.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 9 (1.98%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.98%) Spinnaker
8 8 (1.76%) JIRA
9 7 (1.54%) Subversion
10 6 (1.32%) JMeter
10 6 (1.32%) Ranorex
10 6 (1.32%) TeamCity
11 5 (1.10%) GitLab
11 5 (1.10%) JUnit
12 2 (0.44%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.44%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.22%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.22%) SpecFlow
General
1 41 (9.03%) Finance
2 22 (4.85%) Retail
3 14 (3.08%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.42%) Marketing
5 9 (1.98%) Games
6 8 (1.76%) Publishing
7 4 (0.88%) Billing
8 2 (0.44%) Automotive
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Banking
8 2 (0.44%) Legal
8 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 122 (26.87%) Developer
2 43 (9.47%) .NET Developer
2 43 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 37 (8.15%) Azure Engineer
5 35 (7.71%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.73%) Microsoft Engineer
7 23 (5.07%) Analyst
7 23 (5.07%) C# Developer
8 21 (4.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 21 (4.63%) Software Engineer
8 21 (4.63%) Support Engineer
9 20 (4.41%) Architect
10 18 (3.96%) Software Developer
11 17 (3.74%) Security Specialist
12 15 (3.30%) Platform Engineer
13 14 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
13 14 (3.08%) Junior
13 14 (3.08%) Technical Leader
13 14 (3.08%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (29.07%) .NET
2 62 (13.66%) .NET Core
3 46 (10.13%) AngularJS
4 40 (8.81%) HTML
5 39 (8.59%) ASP.NET
5 39 (8.59%) CSS
6 32 (7.05%) React
7 24 (5.29%) Web Services
8 22 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (4.63%) .NET Framework
10 18 (3.96%) jQuery
11 17 (3.74%) HTML5
12 16 (3.52%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (3.30%) Node.js
14 13 (2.86%) Vue.js
15 12 (2.64%) Entity Framework
15 12 (2.64%) REST
16 9 (1.98%) Breeze.js
16 9 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
17 8 (1.76%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.07%) Data Centre
3 21 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (3.30%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.64%) Cloud Native
6 12 (2.64%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.42%) Cyberthreat
7 11 (2.42%) User Experience
8 10 (2.20%) Clustering
9 9 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.98%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.76%) Cyberattack
11 5 (1.10%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 4 (0.88%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 132 (29.07%) Windows
2 85 (18.72%) Windows Server
3 27 (5.95%) Linux
4 15 (3.30%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (3.30%) Windows Server 2019
5 14 (3.08%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.98%) Mac OS
8 8 (1.76%) Android
8 8 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.76%) Unix
9 7 (1.54%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.44%) AIX
11 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.44%) Solaris
11 2 (0.44%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) Debian
12 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (30.84%) DevOps
2 111 (24.45%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (12.33%) ITIL
4 54 (11.89%) MVC
5 53 (11.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 53 (11.67%) Microservices
6 51 (11.23%) Software Engineering
7 49 (10.79%) Migration
8 45 (9.91%) Mentoring
9 37 (8.15%) Scrum
10 35 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (7.49%) Test Automation
12 32 (7.05%) Web Development
13 24 (5.29%) Coaching
14 23 (5.07%) Information Security
14 23 (5.07%) Project Management
15 21 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (4.63%) IT Strategy
16 20 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (4.19%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (28.41%) C#
2 100 (22.03%) SQL
3 87 (19.16%) JavaScript
4 62 (13.66%) PowerShell
5 36 (7.93%) Python
6 24 (5.29%) Java
7 19 (4.19%) T-SQL
8 16 (3.52%) PHP
9 13 (2.86%) TypeScript
10 10 (2.20%) Bash Shell
10 10 (2.20%) R
11 7 (1.54%) Groovy
12 6 (1.32%) Kotlin
12 6 (1.32%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.10%) Scala
14 4 (0.88%) C
14 4 (0.88%) Ruby
14 4 (0.88%) VB
15 3 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 30 (6.61%) Degree
2 16 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.98%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.76%) CCNP
6 6 (1.32%) CCNA
6 6 (1.32%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (1.10%) MCSE
8 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.88%) MCP
9 3 (0.66%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.66%) CISM
9 3 (0.66%) HNC
9 3 (0.66%) MCDST
10 2 (0.44%) CCSP
10 2 (0.44%) CISSP
10 2 (0.44%) MCSA
10 2 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.74%) SLA
2 13 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.54%) QA
5 6 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.32%) GDPR
6 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 96 (21.15%) Active Directory
2 43 (9.47%) Docker
3 37 (8.15%) Hyper-V
3 37 (8.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (2.64%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (1.76%) vSphere
6 7 (1.54%) XenApp
7 5 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.44%) NFS
10 2 (0.44%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 39 (8.59%) Kubernetes
2 38 (8.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (6.17%) Terraform
4 24 (5.29%) SCCM
5 21 (4.63%) Puppet
6 15 (3.30%) Ansible
7 11 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (1.98%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.88%) Grafana
9 4 (0.88%) Packer
10 3 (0.66%) SCOM
11 2 (0.44%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 2 (0.44%) Istio
11 2 (0.44%) linkerd
11 2 (0.44%) Nagios
11 2 (0.44%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.22%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 200 (44.05%) Microsoft
2 61 (13.44%) VMware
3 27 (5.95%) Cisco
4 23 (5.07%) Google
5 18 (3.96%) Citrix
6 13 (2.86%) Oracle
7 11 (2.42%) NetApp
8 10 (2.20%) Databricks
8 10 (2.20%) Splunk
8 10 (2.20%) Tableau
9 7 (1.54%) HP
9 7 (1.54%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.54%) PlateSpin
9 7 (1.54%) VirtaMove
9 7 (1.54%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.32%) Atlassian
10 6 (1.32%) CheckPoint
10 6 (1.32%) Juniper
10 6 (1.32%) Veeam
11 5 (1.10%) Dell