Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 16 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 +28 +48
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,028 997 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.75% 11.35% 5.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.72% 48.73% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 898 838 459
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,050 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.16% +11.76% -10.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 1,950 2,046 1,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 26.09% 23.28% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,629 1,701 1,285
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,200
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +3 697 £47,500 -5.00% 140
North Yorkshire -37 160 £45,000 -10.00% 28
South Yorkshire +2 93 £45,000 +12.50% 29
East Yorkshire +15 68 £47,500 +11.76% 10
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 507 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 409 (39.79%) AWS
3 383 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
4 375 (36.48%) C#
5 370 (35.99%) SQL
6 339 (32.98%) .NET
7 303 (29.47%) SQL Server
8 295 (28.70%) Windows
9 231 (22.47%) DevOps
10 220 (21.40%) Active Directory
11 214 (20.82%) JavaScript
12 211 (20.53%) Office 365
13 189 (18.39%) VMware
14 164 (15.95%) Windows Server
15 156 (15.18%) Finance
16 143 (13.91%) ASP.NET
17 139 (13.52%) ITIL
18 137 (13.33%) MVC
19 135 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 134 (13.04%) PowerShell
21 127 (12.35%) Firewall
22 119 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
23 112 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
24 105 (10.21%) Scrum
25 102 (9.92%) Docker
26 101 (9.82%) GCP
27 98 (9.53%) DNS
28 97 (9.44%) .NET Core
29 96 (9.34%) Python
30 94 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification

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 63 (6.13%) IIS
2 62 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 57 (5.54%) MS Exchange
4 41 (3.99%) Skype for Business
5 33 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 26 (2.53%) CMS
7 22 (2.14%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (1.46%) Apache
10 11 (1.07%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.07%) Drupal
11 10 (0.97%) Confluence
12 9 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
13 8 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.58%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.49%) nginx
15 5 (0.49%) OpenEdge
16 4 (0.39%) Apache ServiceMix
16 4 (0.39%) Jetty
16 4 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 37 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.49%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.04%) WebTrends
2 10 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.78%) assyst
4 4 (0.39%) Magento
5 2 (0.19%) Aligne
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 409 (39.79%) AWS
2 211 (20.53%) Office 365
3 101 (9.82%) GCP
4 74 (7.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 58 (5.64%) SaaS
6 51 (4.96%) IaaS
7 46 (4.47%) Power Platform
8 40 (3.89%) PaaS
9 35 (3.40%) Cloud Computing
10 21 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
11 18 (1.75%) Azure Stack
12 12 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.17%) GitHub
13 10 (0.97%) Serverless
14 9 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
15 7 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
16 6 (0.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 5 (0.49%) Mimecast
18 3 (0.29%) OneDrive
19 2 (0.19%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 127 (12.35%) Firewall
2 98 (9.53%) DNS
3 85 (8.27%) DHCP
4 78 (7.59%) VPN
5 62 (6.03%) WAN
6 61 (5.93%) LAN
7 51 (4.96%) SAN
8 49 (4.77%) TCP/IP
9 33 (3.21%) Skype
10 32 (3.11%) MPLS
11 31 (3.02%) Internet
11 31 (3.02%) VLAN
12 28 (2.72%) VoIP
13 24 (2.33%) ISDN
14 23 (2.24%) Wireless
15 22 (2.14%) Remote Desktop
16 20 (1.95%) Network Security
17 15 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (1.46%) NGN
17 15 (1.46%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (29.47%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (6.13%) Relational Database
4 55 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (4.47%) Power BI
6 40 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
7 36 (3.50%) MySQL
8 32 (3.11%) RDBMS
9 30 (2.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 26 (2.53%) Big Data
11 25 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (2.14%) QlikView
13 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 14 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (1.26%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.07%) NoSQL
17 9 (0.88%) MongoDB
17 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 94 (9.14%) Git (software)
2 57 (5.54%) Octopus Deploy
3 49 (4.77%) Selenium
4 46 (4.47%) Visual Studio Team System
5 42 (4.09%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.89%) Jenkins
7 29 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 29 (2.82%) NUnit
8 26 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 20 (1.95%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 15 (1.46%) Maven
12 13 (1.26%) GitLab
13 12 (1.17%) JIRA
14 11 (1.07%) Subversion
15 10 (0.97%) JMeter
16 9 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 8 (0.78%) WebDriver
18 7 (0.68%) Moq
19 6 (0.58%) CircleCI
General
1 156 (15.18%) Finance
2 55 (5.35%) Retail
3 52 (5.06%) Marketing
4 38 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 20 (1.95%) Banking
6 18 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 10 (0.97%) Legal
8 10 (0.97%) Local Government
9 5 (0.49%) Games
10 3 (0.29%) Law
10 3 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.19%) Back Office
11 2 (0.19%) Electronics
12 1 (0.097%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 322 (31.32%) Developer
2 146 (14.20%) .NET Developer
3 122 (11.87%) C# Developer
4 114 (11.09%) Senior Developer
5 111 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 102 (9.92%) Architect
7 89 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
8 63 (6.13%) Software Developer
8 63 (6.13%) SQL Developer
9 58 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
10 53 (5.16%) Analyst
11 52 (5.06%) Azure Developer
12 50 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
13 44 (4.28%) Senior C# Developer
14 40 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
15 38 (3.70%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 37 (3.60%) Technical Leader
17 33 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
18 32 (3.11%) .NET Software Developer
19 31 (3.02%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (32.98%) .NET
2 143 (13.91%) ASP.NET
3 97 (9.44%) .NET Core
4 74 (7.20%) AngularJS
5 71 (6.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 69 (6.71%) Web Services
7 62 (6.03%) .NET Framework
8 60 (5.84%) HTML
9 58 (5.64%) CSS
9 58 (5.64%) React
10 54 (5.25%) SOAP
11 52 (5.06%) REST
12 45 (4.38%) jQuery
13 42 (4.09%) RESTful
14 41 (3.99%) Entity Framework
15 35 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (3.02%) Node.js
17 27 (2.63%) Gherkin
18 26 (2.53%) Vue.js
19 22 (2.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (9.05%) Public Cloud
2 57 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (5.45%) Data Centre
4 49 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
5 45 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
7 38 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (2.33%) User Experience
9 21 (2.04%) Management Information System
10 18 (1.75%) CMDB
11 15 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.36%) Clustering
12 14 (1.36%) NHS
13 10 (0.97%) Cloud Native
13 10 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 9 (0.88%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.68%) Algorithms
16 7 (0.68%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.49%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 295 (28.70%) Windows
2 164 (15.95%) Windows Server
3 88 (8.56%) Linux
4 87 (8.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (6.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 61 (5.93%) Windows 10
7 43 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 34 (3.31%) Windows 8
9 27 (2.63%) Unix
10 22 (2.14%) Windows 7
11 14 (1.36%) Android
12 9 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.68%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.49%) CentOS
15 4 (0.39%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.29%) AIX
17 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.19%) SUSE
18 1 (0.097%) Kali Linux
18 1 (0.097%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 383 (37.26%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (22.47%) DevOps
3 139 (13.52%) ITIL
4 137 (13.33%) MVC
5 135 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 119 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
7 105 (10.21%) Scrum
8 89 (8.66%) Mentoring
9 82 (7.98%) Migration
10 79 (7.68%) Open Source
11 72 (7.00%) Process Improvement
12 70 (6.81%) Software Engineering
12 70 (6.81%) Test Automation
13 69 (6.71%) TDD
14 67 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (6.52%) SOA
15 63 (6.13%) Microservices
16 55 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (5.25%) Configuration Management
18 52 (5.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 375 (36.48%) C#
2 370 (35.99%) SQL
3 214 (20.82%) JavaScript
4 134 (13.04%) PowerShell
5 96 (9.34%) Python
6 84 (8.17%) Java
7 51 (4.96%) Ruby
8 38 (3.70%) Bash Shell
9 29 (2.82%) PHP
9 29 (2.82%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.53%) VB
11 16 (1.56%) Groovy
12 13 (1.26%) Scala
12 13 (1.26%) Shell Script
13 11 (1.07%) C++
14 10 (0.97%) Go
14 10 (0.97%) Perl
15 7 (0.68%) C
15 7 (0.68%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 94 (9.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (5.25%) MCSE
4 53 (5.16%) Degree
5 48 (4.67%) CCNA
6 43 (4.18%) MCSA
7 36 (3.50%) CCNP
8 18 (1.75%) HND
9 15 (1.46%) MCP
10 12 (1.17%) AWS Certification
11 8 (0.78%) CISSP
11 8 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 7 (0.68%) CEH
12 7 (0.68%) GIAC
12 7 (0.68%) ISEB
12 7 (0.68%) SANS
12 7 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (0.58%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.47%) QA
2 40 (3.89%) SLA
3 23 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.26%) GDPR
5 12 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 6 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.49%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.39%) COBIT
9 4 (0.39%) NIST
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 220 (21.40%) Active Directory
2 112 (10.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (9.92%) Docker
4 82 (7.98%) Hyper-V
5 35 (3.40%) XenApp
6 33 (3.21%) vSphere
7 22 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
9 14 (1.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.68%) VMware NSX
12 5 (0.49%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.39%) KVM
13 4 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.29%) Xen
15 2 (0.19%) Firmware
15 2 (0.19%) HDFS
15 2 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.097%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.097%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 68 (6.61%) SCCM
2 65 (6.32%) Kubernetes
3 48 (4.67%) Terraform
4 43 (4.18%) WSUS
5 34 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
5 34 (3.31%) Puppet
6 29 (2.82%) SCOM
7 28 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 21 (2.04%) Ansible
9 17 (1.65%) Prometheus
10 15 (1.46%) Rancher
11 13 (1.26%) Nessus
12 11 (1.07%) Cobbler
12 11 (1.07%) Tivoli
13 10 (0.97%) Nagios
14 9 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
15 8 (0.78%) Consul
15 8 (0.78%) Grafana
15 8 (0.78%) Packer
16 7 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 507 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 189 (18.39%) VMware
3 81 (7.88%) Google
4 78 (7.59%) Cisco
5 69 (6.71%) Citrix
6 52 (5.06%) Oracle
7 46 (4.47%) Veeam
8 37 (3.60%) IBM
9 32 (3.11%) HP
10 23 (2.24%) Dell
11 20 (1.95%) Rackspace
12 17 (1.65%) NetApp
12 17 (1.65%) Tableau
13 16 (1.56%) Mitel
13 16 (1.56%) Siemens
13 16 (1.56%) Xamarin
14 15 (1.46%) ServiceNow
15 14 (1.36%) CheckPoint
15 14 (1.36%) SolarWinds
16 10 (0.97%) Symantec