Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,362 461 1,027
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 21.01% 17.67% 13.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.78% 44.76% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,100 403 882
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,100
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.32% -5.05%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -

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 2,736 1,030 1,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 39.48% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,220 921 1,640
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 0 848 £52,500 +10.53% 189
South Yorkshire +17 223 £50,000 +5.26% 38
North Yorkshire +10 196 £47,500 - 41
East Yorkshire 0 72 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 583 (42.80%) DevOps
2 547 (40.16%) Microsoft
3 525 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (33.04%) SQL
5 366 (26.87%) AWS
6 340 (24.96%) C#
7 332 (24.38%) Windows
8 276 (20.26%) Kubernetes
9 275 (20.19%) JavaScript
10 270 (19.82%) .NET
11 259 (19.02%) SQL Server
12 246 (18.06%) Terraform
13 230 (16.89%) Microsoft 365
14 222 (16.30%) Docker
15 220 (16.15%) Active Directory
16 211 (15.49%) Social Skills
17 200 (14.68%) Python
18 194 (14.24%) Java
19 172 (12.63%) Infrastructure as Code
20 163 (11.97%) React
21 162 (11.89%) VMware
22 160 (11.75%) AngularJS
23 157 (11.53%) Software Engineering
24 155 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
24 155 (11.38%) GCP
24 155 (11.38%) PowerShell
25 152 (11.16%) Analytics
26 141 (10.35%) Git (software)
27 139 (10.21%) Finance
28 136 (9.99%) Microservices

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 67 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 27 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 24 (1.76%) Apache Spark
4 19 (1.40%) Skype for Business
5 14 (1.03%) IIS
6 13 (0.95%) Apache
6 13 (0.95%) Confluence
7 11 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 10 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (0.66%) CMS
10 4 (0.29%) Apache Synapse
10 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.29%) Kentico
10 4 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.073%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.073%) Jadu
12 1 (0.073%) nginx
12 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.073%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.29%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.15%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.073%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.073%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.073%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 366 (26.87%) AWS
2 230 (16.89%) Microsoft 365
3 155 (11.38%) GCP
4 111 (8.15%) Power Platform
5 79 (5.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 74 (5.43%) PaaS
7 72 (5.29%) SaaS
8 62 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
9 61 (4.48%) Serverless
10 51 (3.74%) IaaS
11 48 (3.52%) Azure Data Factory
12 44 (3.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 43 (3.16%) Datadog
14 40 (2.94%) Pulumi
15 32 (2.35%) OneDrive
16 30 (2.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 21 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
18 19 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
19 18 (1.32%) Azure Stack
20 15 (1.10%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 129 (9.47%) Firewall
2 59 (4.33%) DNS
3 58 (4.26%) LAN
4 49 (3.60%) WAN
5 46 (3.38%) SAN
6 41 (3.01%) TCP/IP
7 36 (2.64%) DHCP
8 31 (2.28%) VPN
9 29 (2.13%) Skype
9 29 (2.13%) VLAN
10 22 (1.62%) Wireless
11 19 (1.40%) Network Security
12 16 (1.17%) Unified Communications
13 14 (1.03%) Cisco Firepower
14 13 (0.95%) WLAN
15 12 (0.88%) VoIP
15 12 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.66%) SSL
18 8 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 122 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
3 103 (7.56%) Power BI
4 79 (5.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 71 (5.21%) MySQL
6 65 (4.77%) PostgreSQL
7 64 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (3.82%) MongoDB
9 45 (3.30%) Relational Database
10 41 (3.01%) MariaDB
10 41 (3.01%) Redis
11 39 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 36 (2.64%) Data Lake
13 36 (2.64%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.98%) Big Data
15 19 (1.40%) Metadata
16 16 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 16 (1.17%) Hadoop
17 15 (1.10%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 141 (10.35%) Git (software)
2 117 (8.59%) Jenkins
3 55 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (3.74%) Visual Studio
5 49 (3.60%) Selenium
6 46 (3.38%) JIRA
7 29 (2.13%) GitLab
8 23 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 23 (1.69%) WebDriver
9 22 (1.62%) Postman
10 19 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (1.10%) SoapUI
11 15 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
12 14 (1.03%) JMeter
12 14 (1.03%) TeamCity
13 13 (0.95%) webpack
14 12 (0.88%) CircleCI
14 12 (0.88%) Subversion
15 11 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
16 9 (0.66%) Bitbucket
General
1 211 (15.49%) Social Skills
2 139 (10.21%) Finance
3 68 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.99%) Public Sector
4 61 (4.48%) Retail
5 39 (2.86%) Law
6 30 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.76%) Games
8 23 (1.69%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (1.47%) Billing
10 17 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 15 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 14 (1.03%) Banking
13 12 (0.88%) Automotive
13 12 (0.88%) Legal
14 11 (0.81%) Back Office
15 10 (0.73%) Publishing
15 10 (0.73%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
17 6 (0.44%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 302 (22.17%) Developer
2 190 (13.95%) Azure Engineer
3 180 (13.22%) Architect
4 104 (7.64%) DevOps Engineer
5 99 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 98 (7.20%) .NET Developer
7 93 (6.83%) Platform Engineer
8 73 (5.36%) Analyst
8 73 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 71 (5.21%) Solutions Architect
10 68 (4.99%) Software Engineer
11 67 (4.92%) Azure Architect
12 64 (4.70%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 63 (4.63%) Azure DevOps
14 61 (4.48%) C# Developer
15 59 (4.33%) Data Engineer
15 59 (4.33%) Software Developer
16 48 (3.52%) Data Architect
17 41 (3.01%) Consultant
18 39 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (19.82%) .NET
2 163 (11.97%) React
3 160 (11.75%) AngularJS
4 107 (7.86%) .NET Core
5 105 (7.71%) Vue.js
6 80 (5.87%) .NET Framework
6 80 (5.87%) REST
7 78 (5.73%) CSS
8 68 (4.99%) Node.js
9 67 (4.92%) HTML
10 61 (4.48%) ASP.NET
11 56 (4.11%) Web Services
12 54 (3.96%) JSON
13 46 (3.38%) ARM Templates
14 42 (3.08%) jQuery
15 37 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 33 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (2.42%) SOAP
17 30 (2.20%) Blazor
18 28 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (6.09%) Data Centre
2 73 (5.36%) Public Cloud
3 70 (5.14%) Self-Motivation
4 67 (4.92%) Linux Command Line
5 42 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
6 41 (3.01%) Data Protection Act
7 33 (2.42%) NHS
8 30 (2.20%) Management Information System
8 30 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 28 (2.06%) User Experience
10 26 (1.91%) Cloud Native
11 18 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
12 17 (1.25%) Legacy Applications
13 14 (1.03%) Tandem
14 9 (0.66%) Private Cloud
15 8 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
15 8 (0.59%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
16 7 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 332 (24.38%) Windows
2 127 (9.32%) Windows Server
3 85 (6.24%) Linux
4 59 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.94%) Windows 10
7 38 (2.79%) Windows Server 2016
8 37 (2.72%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (0.59%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.51%) Android
11 6 (0.44%) Unix
12 5 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.073%) AIX
15 1 (0.073%) CentOS
15 1 (0.073%) Solaris
15 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (42.80%) DevOps
2 525 (38.55%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (12.63%) Infrastructure as Code
4 157 (11.53%) Software Engineering
5 155 (11.38%) Business Intelligence
6 152 (11.16%) Analytics
7 136 (9.99%) Microservices
8 131 (9.62%) Migration
9 130 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
10 122 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 119 (8.74%) Scrum
12 118 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
13 111 (8.15%) Configuration Management
14 110 (8.08%) Mentoring
15 100 (7.34%) ITIL
15 100 (7.34%) TDD
16 99 (7.27%) Data Modelling
17 87 (6.39%) MVC
18 80 (5.87%) Test Automation
19 78 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 450 (33.04%) SQL
2 340 (24.96%) C#
3 275 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 200 (14.68%) Python
5 194 (14.24%) Java
6 155 (11.38%) PowerShell
7 104 (7.64%) Bash Shell
8 103 (7.56%) Go
9 99 (7.27%) Ruby
10 79 (5.80%) TypeScript
11 69 (5.07%) Scala
12 60 (4.41%) PHP
13 59 (4.33%) C++
13 59 (4.33%) T-SQL
14 52 (3.82%) Kotlin
15 51 (3.74%) Groovy
16 20 (1.47%) Shell Script
17 15 (1.10%) VB
18 10 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 10 (0.73%) ES6
Qualifications
1 40 (2.94%) Degree
2 38 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 27 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (1.98%) SC Cleared
5 25 (1.84%) CCNA
6 17 (1.25%) MCSE
7 14 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (0.73%) CCNP
10 9 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (0.51%) EMC Certification
11 7 (0.51%) MCSA
12 2 (0.15%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.15%) ACCA
12 2 (0.15%) CISM
12 2 (0.15%) CISSP
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB
12 2 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.15%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.23%) QA
2 43 (3.16%) SLA
3 23 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 14 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (1.03%) GDPR
6 11 (0.81%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.29%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.22%) GRC
9 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.22%) NIST
10 2 (0.15%) PMO
11 1 (0.073%) NCSC
11 1 (0.073%) WCAG
System Software
1 222 (16.30%) Docker
2 220 (16.15%) Active Directory
3 119 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 83 (6.09%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (0.88%) XenDesktop
8 8 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.59%) vSphere
9 4 (0.29%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.15%) XenApp
11 1 (0.073%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.073%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.073%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 276 (20.26%) Kubernetes
2 246 (18.06%) Terraform
3 99 (7.27%) Ansible
4 88 (6.46%) Puppet
5 71 (5.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 66 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (3.45%) SCCM
8 44 (3.23%) Grafana
9 42 (3.08%) Prometheus
10 23 (1.69%) SCOM
11 22 (1.62%) Single Sign-On
12 14 (1.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 12 (0.88%) SCVMM
14 6 (0.44%) Cobbler
15 5 (0.37%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.37%) Istio
15 5 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
15 5 (0.37%) MIIS
15 5 (0.37%) WSUS
16 4 (0.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 547 (40.16%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.89%) VMware
3 99 (7.27%) Oracle
4 73 (5.36%) Cisco
5 65 (4.77%) EnterpriseDB
6 47 (3.45%) Citrix
7 46 (3.38%) Databricks
7 46 (3.38%) Google
7 46 (3.38%) New Relic
7 46 (3.38%) SaltStack
8 40 (2.94%) Veeam
9 35 (2.57%) Splunk
10 27 (1.98%) SAP
11 24 (1.76%) HP
12 22 (1.62%) Palo Alto
13 21 (1.54%) Dell
13 21 (1.54%) IBM
14 20 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
15 19 (1.40%) CommVault
16 15 (1.10%) EMC