Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Azure 653 1,090 1,028
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.44% 13.96% 10.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.95% 52.45% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 652 981 952
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +6.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 1,334 2,078 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 33.59% 26.62% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,159 1,717 1,757
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,100 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 +3 445 £50,000 +5.26% 68
North Yorkshire +47 106 £45,000 -10.00% 9
South Yorkshire -1 68 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East Yorkshire +6 28 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 295 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 239 (36.60%) DevOps
3 235 (35.99%) C#
4 230 (35.22%) AWS
5 213 (32.62%) .NET
6 198 (30.32%) Windows
7 165 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
8 163 (24.96%) SQL Server
9 160 (24.50%) SQL
10 146 (22.36%) JavaScript
11 128 (19.60%) Office 365
12 118 (18.07%) .NET Core
13 113 (17.30%) Windows Server
14 110 (16.85%) Active Directory
15 101 (15.47%) MVC
15 101 (15.47%) AngularJS
16 99 (15.16%) VMware
17 88 (13.48%) Finance
18 86 (13.17%) ASP.NET
19 85 (13.02%) PowerShell
19 85 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 80 (12.25%) Git (software)
21 78 (11.94%) Software Engineering
21 78 (11.94%) Python
22 74 (11.33%) Docker
23 73 (11.18%) Firewall
24 70 (10.72%) GCP
25 69 (10.57%) Migration
26 67 (10.26%) ITIL
27 66 (10.11%) Kubernetes

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 48 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.67%) IIS
3 17 (2.60%) CMS
4 14 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 11 (1.68%) MS Exchange
5 11 (1.68%) WordPress
6 10 (1.53%) Jadu
7 9 (1.38%) Apache
7 9 (1.38%) nginx
8 6 (0.92%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.31%) Confluence
11 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.15%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (3.37%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.92%) Carpe Diem
2 6 (0.92%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.61%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 230 (35.22%) AWS
2 128 (19.60%) Office 365
3 70 (10.72%) GCP
4 37 (5.67%) IaaS
5 33 (5.05%) PaaS
6 32 (4.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (3.98%) Power Platform
8 20 (3.06%) SaaS
9 17 (2.60%) Serverless
10 15 (2.30%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
12 11 (1.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.68%) Azure Stack
13 10 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
14 6 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 5 (0.77%) Firebase
16 4 (0.61%) AWS Fargate
16 4 (0.61%) BrowserStack
16 4 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 73 (11.18%) Firewall
2 49 (7.50%) DNS
3 45 (6.89%) VPN
4 40 (6.13%) WAN
5 34 (5.21%) DHCP
6 28 (4.29%) LAN
7 26 (3.98%) Network Security
8 20 (3.06%) TCP/IP
9 18 (2.76%) VLAN
10 17 (2.60%) Wireless
11 14 (2.14%) SAN
12 10 (1.53%) BGP
12 10 (1.53%) OSPF
12 10 (1.53%) Wireless Security
13 9 (1.38%) Internet
14 8 (1.23%) VoIP
15 7 (1.07%) Cisco ISE
15 7 (1.07%) HTTPS
15 7 (1.07%) NetScaler
15 7 (1.07%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (24.96%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.05%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.37%) Power BI
5 20 (3.06%) Data Lake
6 19 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (2.76%) NoSQL
8 17 (2.60%) MySQL
8 17 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (2.30%) Big Data
9 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 12 (1.84%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
16 6 (0.92%) Amazon Aurora
16 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 80 (12.25%) Git (software)
2 29 (4.44%) Jenkins
3 27 (4.13%) Octopus Deploy
4 23 (3.52%) TeamCity
5 22 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 19 (2.91%) Selenium
6 19 (2.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 14 (2.14%) Visual Studio
8 13 (1.99%) Subversion
9 10 (1.53%) JMeter
10 9 (1.38%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.38%) SpecFlow
11 7 (1.07%) GitLab
11 7 (1.07%) JIRA
12 6 (0.92%) Ranorex
12 6 (0.92%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.77%) Postman
13 5 (0.77%) Protractor
14 4 (0.61%) Gatling
14 4 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 88 (13.48%) Finance
2 32 (4.90%) Retail
3 23 (3.52%) Public Sector
4 21 (3.22%) Games
5 10 (1.53%) Marketing
6 8 (1.23%) Banking
7 6 (0.92%) Legal
7 6 (0.92%) Local Government
8 5 (0.77%) Back Office
8 5 (0.77%) Law
9 4 (0.61%) Billing
10 3 (0.46%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Automotive
11 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 215 (32.92%) Developer
2 89 (13.63%) .NET Developer
3 71 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 60 (9.19%) C# Developer
5 52 (7.96%) Senior Developer
6 50 (7.66%) Azure Engineer
7 40 (6.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 39 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
9 38 (5.82%) Software Developer
10 35 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
11 32 (4.90%) Technical Leader
12 31 (4.75%) Azure Developer
13 30 (4.59%) Architect
14 29 (4.44%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (4.29%) Software Engineer
16 26 (3.98%) Lead Developer
16 26 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
17 25 (3.83%) Consultant
17 25 (3.83%) Microsoft Engineer
18 24 (3.68%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (32.62%) .NET
2 118 (18.07%) .NET Core
3 101 (15.47%) AngularJS
4 86 (13.17%) ASP.NET
5 64 (9.80%) HTML
6 61 (9.34%) CSS
7 57 (8.73%) React
8 55 (8.42%) .NET Framework
9 48 (7.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (6.13%) Vue.js
11 37 (5.67%) Node.js
12 34 (5.21%) Entity Framework
13 30 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (3.52%) HTML5
15 20 (3.06%) jQuery
15 20 (3.06%) Redux
16 17 (2.60%) RESTful
17 16 (2.45%) Web Services
18 13 (1.99%) CSS3
19 12 (1.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (4.90%) Data Centre
3 24 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (3.37%) Public Cloud
5 21 (3.22%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.45%) User Experience
7 12 (1.84%) Mobile App
8 11 (1.68%) Clustering
9 10 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
10 8 (1.23%) Data Structures
11 7 (1.07%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.92%) Cloud Native
12 6 (0.92%) NHS
13 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
15 3 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 198 (30.32%) Windows
2 113 (17.30%) Windows Server
3 59 (9.04%) Linux
4 41 (6.28%) Windows 10
5 24 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (3.06%) Windows Server 2019
9 19 (2.91%) Unix
10 15 (2.30%) Android
10 15 (2.30%) Windows 7
11 13 (1.99%) Mac OS
12 11 (1.68%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.61%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.46%) Kali Linux
14 3 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.15%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (36.60%) DevOps
2 165 (25.27%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (15.47%) MVC
4 85 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 78 (11.94%) Software Engineering
6 69 (10.57%) Migration
7 67 (10.26%) ITIL
8 64 (9.80%) Scrum
9 62 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (8.88%) Microservices
11 55 (8.42%) Mentoring
12 53 (8.12%) Test Automation
13 50 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (7.66%) TDD
14 40 (6.13%) Configuration Management
15 32 (4.90%) Deployment Automation
15 32 (4.90%) Information Security
15 32 (4.90%) Project Delivery
16 31 (4.75%) BDD
16 31 (4.75%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 235 (35.99%) C#
2 160 (24.50%) SQL
3 146 (22.36%) JavaScript
4 85 (13.02%) PowerShell
5 78 (11.94%) Python
6 53 (8.12%) Java
7 23 (3.52%) Bash Shell
8 22 (3.37%) PHP
8 22 (3.37%) Scala
8 22 (3.37%) TypeScript
9 21 (3.22%) Ruby
10 18 (2.76%) Kotlin
10 18 (2.76%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.14%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.53%) C
13 8 (1.23%) VB
14 7 (1.07%) Groovy
15 6 (0.92%) ES6
15 6 (0.92%) R
16 5 (0.77%) Go
Qualifications
1 33 (5.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (4.90%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (4.13%) Degree
4 17 (2.60%) CCNA
5 13 (1.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 13 (1.99%) CCNP
5 13 (1.99%) CEH
5 13 (1.99%) CISA
5 13 (1.99%) CISM
6 11 (1.68%) MCSE
6 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.68%) Security Cleared
7 7 (1.07%) MCP
7 7 (1.07%) MCSA
8 6 (0.92%) CISSP
9 5 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.61%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.61%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.61%) SANS
10 4 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.68%) PCI DSS
2 20 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.84%) QA
4 10 (1.53%) SLA
5 5 (0.77%) GDPR
5 5 (0.77%) NIST
6 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) GLBA
8 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 110 (16.85%) Active Directory
2 74 (11.33%) Docker
3 55 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (7.66%) Hyper-V
5 20 (3.06%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (2.14%) XenApp
7 12 (1.84%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.23%) vSphere
9 7 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.77%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 5 (0.77%) Xen
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.31%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 66 (10.11%) Kubernetes
2 49 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 42 (6.43%) Puppet
4 41 (6.28%) SCCM
5 33 (5.05%) Terraform
6 26 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
7 20 (3.06%) Ansible
8 11 (1.68%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.23%) Cobbler
9 8 (1.23%) Rancher
9 8 (1.23%) Tivoli
10 4 (0.61%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.61%) Nessus
10 4 (0.61%) WSUS
11 3 (0.46%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.46%) Kibana
12 2 (0.31%) Cisco CUCM
12 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.31%) Packer
12 2 (0.31%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 295 (45.18%) Microsoft
2 99 (15.16%) VMware
3 51 (7.81%) Cisco
4 39 (5.97%) Citrix
5 35 (5.36%) Google
5 35 (5.36%) Oracle
6 21 (3.22%) Xamarin
7 16 (2.45%) Juniper
8 15 (2.30%) Databricks
9 14 (2.14%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.14%) EnterpriseDB
9 14 (2.14%) Tableau
10 13 (1.99%) Splunk
11 12 (1.84%) Veeam
12 11 (1.68%) PlateSpin
12 11 (1.68%) VirtaMove
13 10 (1.53%) Barracuda Networks
13 10 (1.53%) Dell
13 10 (1.53%) HP
14 9 (1.38%) F5