Period
to 23 October 2019

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 23 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 14 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 +40
Permanent jobs citing Azure 984 997 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.18% 11.85% 5.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.12% 49.21% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 860 832 433
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +6.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £64,975 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1,888 2,026 1,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 27.20% 24.08% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,573 1,685 1,237
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,502 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.96%

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 23 October 2019.

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 23 October 2019. 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 +6 685 £50,000 +5.26% 146
North Yorkshire -37 143 £43,000 -14.00% 45
South Yorkshire -6 85 £41,875 +4.69% 34
East Yorkshire +14 61 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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.

1 490 (49.80%) Microsoft
2 383 (38.92%) AWS
3 364 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
4 360 (36.59%) C#
5 330 (33.54%) .NET
6 306 (31.10%) SQL
7 298 (30.28%) Windows
8 289 (29.37%) SQL Server
9 223 (22.66%) DevOps
10 213 (21.65%) Active Directory
11 210 (21.34%) Office 365
12 192 (19.51%) JavaScript
13 179 (18.19%) VMware
14 160 (16.26%) Windows Server
15 156 (15.85%) Finance
16 138 (14.02%) MVC
17 137 (13.92%) Firewall
18 134 (13.62%) ASP.NET
19 129 (13.11%) ITIL
20 126 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 120 (12.20%) PowerShell
22 110 (11.18%) Scrum
23 109 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
24 107 (10.87%) GCP
25 103 (10.47%) .NET Core
26 101 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
27 99 (10.06%) Public Cloud
28 97 (9.86%) Docker
29 94 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
29 94 (9.55%) DNS

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 62 (6.30%) SharePoint
2 57 (5.79%) IIS
3 47 (4.78%) MS Exchange
4 39 (3.96%) Skype for Business
5 29 (2.95%) CMS
6 28 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 23 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 15 (1.52%) Apache
8 15 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.42%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.12%) Confluence
10 11 (1.12%) Drupal
11 9 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (0.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.41%) Apache ServiceMix
14 4 (0.41%) Jetty
14 4 (0.41%) OpenEdge
14 4 (0.41%) SAS
15 3 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 37 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (2.74%) WebTrends
2 10 (1.02%) assyst
3 9 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.41%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) Aligne
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.20%) Maximo
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.20%) Unica
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 383 (38.92%) AWS
2 210 (21.34%) Office 365
3 107 (10.87%) GCP
4 75 (7.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 56 (5.69%) IaaS
6 52 (5.28%) SaaS
7 47 (4.78%) PaaS
8 37 (3.76%) Power Platform
9 33 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (2.13%) IBM Cloud
11 17 (1.73%) Azure Stack
12 12 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.22%) GitHub
13 9 (0.91%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (0.91%) G Suite
13 9 (0.91%) Serverless
14 5 (0.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (0.51%) Mimecast
14 5 (0.51%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 137 (13.92%) Firewall
2 94 (9.55%) DNS
3 84 (8.54%) DHCP
4 67 (6.81%) VPN
5 54 (5.49%) LAN
5 54 (5.49%) WAN
6 39 (3.96%) SAN
7 37 (3.76%) TCP/IP
8 31 (3.15%) Skype
8 31 (3.15%) VLAN
9 30 (3.05%) VoIP
10 26 (2.64%) MPLS
11 25 (2.54%) Internet
12 21 (2.13%) ISDN
12 21 (2.13%) Wireless
13 20 (2.03%) Network Security
14 15 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
15 14 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (1.42%) WLAN
16 13 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (29.37%) SQL Server
2 72 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 70 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (4.17%) RDBMS
5 39 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (3.76%) Power BI
7 32 (3.25%) MySQL
8 29 (2.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 25 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (2.24%) Big Data
11 17 (1.73%) QlikView
12 15 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.52%) NoSQL
13 14 (1.42%) Hadoop
14 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.91%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 79 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 48 (4.88%) Selenium
4 45 (4.57%) Visual Studio Team System
5 40 (4.07%) Jenkins
6 35 (3.56%) Visual Studio
7 29 (2.95%) Cucumber
7 29 (2.95%) NUnit
8 19 (1.93%) SpecFlow
9 17 (1.73%) JIRA
9 17 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (1.52%) Maven
10 15 (1.52%) TeamCity
11 12 (1.22%) GitLab
12 11 (1.12%) JMeter
13 9 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.91%) Subversion
14 6 (0.61%) CircleCI
14 6 (0.61%) WebDriver
15 4 (0.41%) Codeship
General
1 156 (15.85%) Finance
2 50 (5.08%) Retail
3 45 (4.57%) Marketing
4 41 (4.17%) Public Sector
5 20 (2.03%) Banking
6 16 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 11 (1.12%) Legal
9 8 (0.81%) Local Government
10 6 (0.61%) Advertising
11 5 (0.51%) Games
12 4 (0.41%) Law
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Automotive
14 2 (0.20%) Back Office
14 2 (0.20%) Electronics
15 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 313 (31.81%) Developer
2 140 (14.23%) .NET Developer
3 112 (11.38%) Architect
4 111 (11.28%) Senior Developer
5 110 (11.18%) C# Developer
6 101 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 76 (7.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 58 (5.89%) Software Developer
9 55 (5.59%) SQL Developer
10 54 (5.49%) Azure Developer
10 54 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
11 47 (4.78%) Analyst
12 44 (4.47%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
13 39 (3.96%) Technical Leader
14 38 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.76%) Consultant
16 35 (3.56%) Technical Architect
17 30 (3.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 29 (2.95%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (33.54%) .NET
2 134 (13.62%) ASP.NET
3 103 (10.47%) .NET Core
4 84 (8.54%) AngularJS
5 75 (7.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (7.22%) .NET Framework
7 68 (6.91%) Web Services
8 60 (6.10%) React
9 56 (5.69%) HTML
10 55 (5.59%) CSS
11 53 (5.39%) RESTful
12 49 (4.98%) REST
13 47 (4.78%) Entity Framework
14 46 (4.67%) jQuery
15 45 (4.57%) SOAP
16 35 (3.56%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (2.85%) Node.js
18 27 (2.74%) Gherkin
18 27 (2.74%) Vue.js
19 21 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.06%) Public Cloud
2 62 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 51 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
5 44 (4.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 40 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
8 23 (2.34%) User Experience
9 20 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 14 (1.42%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.32%) Clustering
12 12 (1.22%) Cloud Native
12 12 (1.22%) CMDB
12 12 (1.22%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.22%) Mobile App
13 11 (1.12%) NHS
14 9 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.71%) PKI
16 6 (0.61%) Algorithms
16 6 (0.61%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 298 (30.28%) Windows
2 160 (16.26%) Windows Server
3 84 (8.54%) Linux
4 73 (7.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (6.50%) Windows 10
7 38 (3.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 33 (3.35%) Windows 8
9 26 (2.64%) Unix
10 21 (2.13%) Windows 7
11 17 (1.73%) Android
12 11 (1.12%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.51%) CentOS
15 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.30%) AIX
17 2 (0.20%) SUSE
17 2 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (36.99%) Agile Software Development
2 223 (22.66%) DevOps
3 138 (14.02%) MVC
4 129 (13.11%) ITIL
5 126 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 110 (11.18%) Scrum
7 101 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
8 90 (9.15%) Mentoring
9 79 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (7.62%) Microservices
11 74 (7.52%) Migration
12 71 (7.22%) Test Automation
13 70 (7.11%) Open Source
14 67 (6.81%) Process Improvement
14 67 (6.81%) SOA
14 67 (6.81%) TDD
15 56 (5.69%) Coaching
16 55 (5.59%) Configuration Management
17 49 (4.98%) Business Intelligence
18 48 (4.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 360 (36.59%) C#
2 306 (31.10%) SQL
3 192 (19.51%) JavaScript
4 120 (12.20%) PowerShell
5 86 (8.74%) Python
6 79 (8.03%) Java
7 42 (4.27%) Bash Shell
7 42 (4.27%) Ruby
8 25 (2.54%) T-SQL
9 21 (2.13%) PHP
9 21 (2.13%) VB
10 16 (1.63%) Groovy
11 10 (1.02%) Perl
11 10 (1.02%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.91%) Scala
13 8 (0.81%) C
14 7 (0.71%) C++
15 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.41%) VBA
16 3 (0.30%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 94 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (6.61%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (6.10%) MCSE
4 48 (4.88%) Degree
5 40 (4.07%) CCNA
6 38 (3.86%) MCSA
7 34 (3.46%) CCNP
8 23 (2.34%) MCP
9 15 (1.52%) HND
10 11 (1.12%) AWS Certification
10 11 (1.12%) Security Cleared
11 10 (1.02%) SC Cleared
12 8 (0.81%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 8 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (0.71%) CEH
13 7 (0.71%) CISSP
13 7 (0.71%) GIAC
13 7 (0.71%) ISEB
13 7 (0.71%) SANS
14 6 (0.61%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.96%) QA
2 31 (3.15%) SLA
3 17 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.42%) GDPR
5 10 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 10 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 6 (0.61%) NIST
7 5 (0.51%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.41%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.10%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.10%) NCSC
System Software
1 213 (21.65%) Active Directory
2 109 (11.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 97 (9.86%) Docker
4 75 (7.62%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.46%) vSphere
5 34 (3.46%) XenApp
6 21 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (1.93%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 12 (1.22%) VMware NSX
10 8 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.51%) BitLocker
11 5 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.41%) KVM
13 3 (0.30%) Xen
14 2 (0.20%) Firmware
14 2 (0.20%) HDFS
14 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.20%) OpenAM
14 2 (0.20%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 68 (6.91%) SCCM
2 58 (5.89%) Kubernetes
3 40 (4.07%) Terraform
4 39 (3.96%) WSUS
5 34 (3.46%) Microsoft Intune
6 32 (3.25%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.85%) Puppet
8 21 (2.13%) Ansible
9 20 (2.03%) SCOM
10 17 (1.73%) Prometheus
11 11 (1.12%) Nessus
12 10 (1.02%) Rancher
13 8 (0.81%) Cobbler
13 8 (0.81%) Nagios
13 8 (0.81%) Tivoli
14 6 (0.61%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.61%) Consul
14 6 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.61%) Grafana
14 6 (0.61%) Packer
Vendors
1 490 (49.80%) Microsoft
2 179 (18.19%) VMware
3 85 (8.64%) Cisco
4 79 (8.03%) Google
5 64 (6.50%) Citrix
6 48 (4.88%) Oracle
7 37 (3.76%) Veeam
8 32 (3.25%) IBM
9 23 (2.34%) HP
10 21 (2.13%) Dell
11 17 (1.73%) Rackspace
12 16 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 16 (1.63%) Xamarin
13 15 (1.52%) CheckPoint
14 13 (1.32%) Mitel
14 13 (1.32%) Siemens
15 12 (1.22%) Tableau
16 11 (1.12%) NetApp
16 11 (1.12%) New Relic
16 11 (1.12%) Symantec