Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Azure 971 961 926
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.46% 15.68% 12.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.42% 51.01% 49.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 941 842
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,100
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.86% +0.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 1,926 1,884 1,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.54% 30.73% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,713 1,575 1,558
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,075 £27,100 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 +4 647 £47,500 -5.00% 158
South Yorkshire +11 163 £50,377 +18.53% 39
North Yorkshire -1 105 £50,377 +6.06% 21
East Yorkshire +2 37 £48,000 +1.05% 4
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 378 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (36.66%) Microsoft
3 343 (35.32%) DevOps
4 319 (32.85%) SQL
5 315 (32.44%) AWS
6 313 (32.23%) C#
7 251 (25.85%) JavaScript
8 243 (25.03%) Windows
9 221 (22.76%) .NET
10 176 (18.13%) SQL Server
11 167 (17.20%) Microsoft 365
12 163 (16.79%) Python
13 156 (16.07%) Docker
14 138 (14.21%) Terraform
15 136 (14.01%) Kubernetes
16 134 (13.80%) Active Directory
16 134 (13.80%) PowerShell
17 127 (13.08%) Windows Server
18 125 (12.87%) Infrastructure as Code
19 122 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
20 120 (12.36%) Java
21 118 (12.15%) Analytics
22 116 (11.95%) VMware
23 100 (10.30%) HTML
24 99 (10.20%) CSS
24 99 (10.20%) Software Engineering
25 98 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
25 98 (10.09%) AngularJS
26 97 (9.99%) GCP
26 97 (9.99%) Migration

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 (4.43%) SharePoint
2 24 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.16%) CMS
4 20 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 12 (1.24%) IIS
6 11 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 9 (0.93%) WordPress
8 8 (0.82%) Jadu
9 7 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (0.72%) Kentico
10 6 (0.62%) Apache
11 5 (0.51%) Confluence
11 5 (0.51%) Headless CMS
12 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Synapse
13 3 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
14 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.21%) nginx
14 2 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 30 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 11 (1.13%) Sentinel
2 10 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.21%) SAP CAR
3 2 (0.21%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.10%) BASE24
4 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 315 (32.44%) AWS
2 167 (17.20%) Microsoft 365
3 97 (9.99%) GCP
4 54 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (5.46%) Power Platform
6 49 (5.05%) AWS CloudFormation
7 48 (4.94%) Pulumi
8 46 (4.74%) Datadog
9 33 (3.40%) Azure Data Factory
10 32 (3.30%) OneDrive
11 28 (2.88%) PaaS
12 27 (2.78%) SaaS
13 24 (2.47%) IaaS
14 23 (2.37%) Serverless
15 16 (1.65%) Azure Machine Learning
16 15 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
17 9 (0.93%) PowerApps
18 8 (0.82%) Azure Stack
18 8 (0.82%) Power Automate
19 7 (0.72%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 86 (8.86%) Firewall
2 52 (5.36%) DNS
3 32 (3.30%) SAN
3 32 (3.30%) WAN
4 28 (2.88%) LAN
5 27 (2.78%) DHCP
5 27 (2.78%) TCP/IP
6 24 (2.47%) VPN
7 14 (1.44%) MPLS
7 14 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 13 (1.34%) Wireless
9 12 (1.24%) Skype
9 12 (1.24%) VoIP
10 10 (1.03%) ISDN
11 9 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
11 9 (0.93%) VLAN
12 6 (0.62%) NAS
13 4 (0.41%) Network Security
13 4 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 82 (8.44%) Data Warehouse
3 77 (7.93%) MySQL
4 73 (7.52%) Azure SQL Database
5 64 (6.59%) Cosmos DB
5 64 (6.59%) MongoDB
6 57 (5.87%) PostgreSQL
7 55 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 49 (5.05%) Redis
9 48 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 47 (4.84%) Data Lake
11 46 (4.74%) MariaDB
12 44 (4.53%) Power BI
12 44 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 26 (2.68%) Big Data
14 25 (2.57%) NoSQL
15 20 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 16 (1.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 73 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 66 (6.80%) Jenkins
4 58 (5.97%) Selenium
5 31 (3.19%) Visual Studio
6 29 (2.99%) SpecFlow
7 26 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
8 14 (1.44%) JIRA
9 11 (1.13%) WebDriver
10 10 (1.03%) GitLab
11 9 (0.93%) webpack
12 8 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.72%) gulp
13 7 (0.72%) Postman
14 6 (0.62%) Bitbucket
14 6 (0.62%) JMeter
14 6 (0.62%) SoapUI
14 6 (0.62%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.51%) NUnit
15 5 (0.51%) SonarQube
General
1 91 (9.37%) Finance
2 30 (3.09%) Public Sector
2 30 (3.09%) Retail
3 20 (2.06%) Games
4 16 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.13%) Marketing
6 10 (1.03%) Publishing
7 9 (0.93%) Law
8 8 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.51%) Automotive
10 4 (0.41%) Advertising
10 4 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.31%) Legal
11 3 (0.31%) Local Government
12 2 (0.21%) Billing
12 2 (0.21%) Social Housing
13 1 (0.10%) Back Office
13 1 (0.10%) Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 223 (22.97%) Developer
2 155 (15.96%) Azure Engineer
3 98 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 95 (9.78%) Architect
5 76 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 71 (7.31%) .NET Developer
7 62 (6.39%) Analyst
7 62 (6.39%) Senior Developer
8 59 (6.08%) Software Engineer
9 58 (5.97%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 54 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
11 53 (5.46%) Azure DevOps
12 48 (4.94%) Data Engineer
12 48 (4.94%) Software Developer
13 38 (3.91%) C# Developer
14 31 (3.19%) Tester
15 27 (2.78%) Administrator
15 27 (2.78%) Automation Tester
16 26 (2.68%) Azure Architect
16 26 (2.68%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (22.76%) .NET
2 100 (10.30%) HTML
3 99 (10.20%) CSS
4 98 (10.09%) AngularJS
5 86 (8.86%) Vue.js
6 84 (8.65%) .NET Core
7 73 (7.52%) .NET Framework
8 64 (6.59%) ASP.NET
9 58 (5.97%) React
10 52 (5.36%) Web Services
11 37 (3.81%) Node.js
12 34 (3.50%) ASP.NET Web API
13 30 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 30 (3.09%) REST
14 23 (2.37%) SOAP
15 20 (2.06%) HTML5
16 17 (1.75%) Laravel
16 17 (1.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (1.65%) CSS3
17 16 (1.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.83%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
3 53 (5.46%) Enterprise Software
4 36 (3.71%) Mobile App
5 34 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 32 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
8 21 (2.16%) Cyberthreat
9 20 (2.06%) Data Centre
10 19 (1.96%) Cyberattack
11 17 (1.75%) User Experience
12 13 (1.34%) Cloud Native
13 11 (1.13%) Public Cloud
14 10 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (1.03%) Driving Licence
14 10 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 10 (1.03%) Robotics
15 9 (0.93%) NHS
16 8 (0.82%) Private Cloud
17 7 (0.72%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 243 (25.03%) Windows
2 127 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 50 (5.15%) Linux
4 29 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 21 (2.16%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (1.44%) VMS
9 13 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.13%) Unix
11 8 (0.82%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.62%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.51%) Android
13 5 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 378 (38.93%) Agile Software Development
2 343 (35.32%) DevOps
3 125 (12.87%) Infrastructure as Code
4 122 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
5 118 (12.15%) Analytics
6 99 (10.20%) Software Engineering
7 98 (10.09%) Business Intelligence
8 97 (9.99%) Migration
9 91 (9.37%) Mentoring
9 91 (9.37%) MVC
10 84 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 83 (8.55%) Test Automation
12 79 (8.14%) Unit Testing
13 78 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (7.93%) TDD
15 69 (7.11%) Configuration Management
16 58 (5.97%) Coaching
17 52 (5.36%) Data Modelling
17 52 (5.36%) ETL
18 51 (5.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 319 (32.85%) SQL
2 313 (32.23%) C#
3 251 (25.85%) JavaScript
4 163 (16.79%) Python
5 134 (13.80%) PowerShell
6 120 (12.36%) Java
7 96 (9.89%) Go
8 90 (9.27%) Ruby
9 78 (8.03%) PHP
10 64 (6.59%) TypeScript
11 56 (5.77%) Bash Shell
12 50 (5.15%) T-SQL
13 49 (5.05%) Scala
14 47 (4.84%) Groovy
15 40 (4.12%) C++
15 40 (4.12%) Kotlin
16 17 (1.75%) R
17 7 (0.72%) C
17 7 (0.72%) VB
18 6 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 30 (3.09%) Degree
2 15 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (0.51%) A+ Certification
6 5 (0.51%) CCNP
6 5 (0.51%) HNC
6 5 (0.51%) MCDST
7 4 (0.41%) CCNA
7 4 (0.41%) CISM
7 4 (0.41%) CISSP
7 4 (0.41%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.41%) MCSA
7 4 (0.41%) MCSE
8 3 (0.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (0.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.10%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.88%) SLA
2 24 (2.47%) QA
3 15 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.24%) GDPR
5 8 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.51%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.41%) NIST
9 3 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.10%) COBIT
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 156 (16.07%) Docker
2 134 (13.80%) Active Directory
3 73 (7.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (6.18%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.31%) Xen
7 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.21%) vSphere
8 1 (0.10%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 138 (14.21%) Terraform
2 136 (14.01%) Kubernetes
3 70 (7.21%) Ansible
4 67 (6.90%) Puppet
5 59 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (4.74%) Grafana
6 46 (4.74%) Prometheus
7 27 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 22 (2.27%) SCCM
9 16 (1.65%) SCOM
10 13 (1.34%) vCenter Server
10 13 (1.34%) WSUS
11 12 (1.24%) SCVMM
12 5 (0.51%) PaperCut
13 4 (0.41%) Istio
13 4 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
14 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.31%) Nagios
14 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 356 (36.66%) Microsoft
2 116 (11.95%) VMware
3 56 (5.77%) Oracle
4 52 (5.36%) Databricks
5 51 (5.25%) New Relic
6 48 (4.94%) SaltStack
7 42 (4.33%) EnterpriseDB
8 26 (2.68%) Cisco
8 26 (2.68%) Google
9 24 (2.47%) Veeam
10 21 (2.16%) Dell
11 17 (1.75%) Citrix
12 14 (1.44%) HP
13 13 (1.34%) Mitel
13 13 (1.34%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.24%) ShoreTel
15 11 (1.13%) CommVault
15 11 (1.13%) Fortinet
15 11 (1.13%) Splunk
16 10 (1.03%) BT