Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 11 25
Rank change year-on-year +3 +14 +51
Permanent jobs citing Azure 935 1,012 811
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.24% 13.66% 7.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.04% 50.80% 43.21%
Number of salaries quoted 914 910 771
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £72,500
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 1,832 1,992 1,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 31.81% 26.88% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,546 1,640 1,578
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,725 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +3 637 £50,000 +6.38% 88
North Yorkshire +7 177 £50,000 - 15
South Yorkshire +3 99 £42,500 -5.56% 24
East Yorkshire +9 19 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 402 (42.99%) C#
2 400 (42.78%) Microsoft
3 360 (38.50%) AWS
4 346 (37.01%) .NET
5 319 (34.12%) DevOps
6 305 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
7 281 (30.05%) SQL Server
8 264 (28.24%) Windows
9 241 (25.78%) SQL
10 210 (22.46%) JavaScript
11 186 (19.89%) MVC
12 180 (19.25%) .NET Core
13 168 (17.97%) Finance
14 167 (17.86%) ASP.NET
15 162 (17.33%) AngularJS
16 161 (17.22%) Office 365
17 129 (13.80%) VMware
18 127 (13.58%) Windows Server
19 118 (12.62%) Scrum
20 115 (12.30%) Active Directory
21 114 (12.19%) .NET Framework
21 114 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
22 112 (11.98%) Docker
22 112 (11.98%) PowerShell
23 109 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
24 107 (11.44%) Software Engineering
25 105 (11.23%) TDD
26 103 (11.02%) Linux
26 103 (11.02%) Python
27 101 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 57 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 50 (5.35%) IIS
3 22 (2.35%) CMS
4 17 (1.82%) Skype for Business
5 16 (1.71%) Confluence
5 16 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.28%) Apache
7 9 (0.96%) nginx
8 8 (0.86%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.32%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.11%) OpenEdge
12 1 (0.11%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.11%) SAS
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (2.46%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.86%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.32%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 17 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (1.50%) WebTrends
3 6 (0.64%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.64%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.43%) Sage CRM
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 360 (38.50%) AWS
2 161 (17.22%) Office 365
3 97 (10.37%) GCP
4 49 (5.24%) IaaS
5 47 (5.03%) PaaS
6 35 (3.74%) SaaS
7 31 (3.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (3.10%) Power Platform
9 16 (1.71%) Serverless
10 15 (1.60%) G Suite
11 13 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
12 11 (1.18%) Azure Data Factory
13 9 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (0.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 7 (0.75%) Azure Stack
16 5 (0.53%) BrowserStack
16 5 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
17 4 (0.43%) GitHub
17 4 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 90 (9.63%) Firewall
2 60 (6.42%) DNS
3 48 (5.13%) DHCP
4 33 (3.53%) VPN
5 31 (3.32%) WAN
6 22 (2.35%) TCP/IP
7 21 (2.25%) SAN
8 20 (2.14%) Skype
9 18 (1.93%) LAN
10 17 (1.82%) AMQP
10 17 (1.82%) Network Security
11 15 (1.60%) VLAN
12 12 (1.28%) BGP
12 12 (1.28%) OSPF
13 9 (0.96%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (0.96%) Internet
13 9 (0.96%) NetScaler
13 9 (0.96%) VoIP
13 9 (0.96%) VPLS
13 9 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (30.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.60%) MySQL
3 39 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (3.53%) Relational Database
5 32 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 28 (2.99%) Power BI
6 28 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (2.89%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (2.89%) MongoDB
8 24 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
9 23 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 17 (1.82%) Big Data
10 17 (1.82%) Data Lake
11 16 (1.71%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
14 11 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 34 (3.64%) Visual Studio Team System
4 29 (3.10%) Selenium
5 27 (2.89%) JIRA
5 27 (2.89%) Octopus Deploy
5 27 (2.89%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 21 (2.25%) SpecFlow
8 16 (1.71%) Subversion
8 16 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (1.28%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.18%) Moq
10 11 (1.18%) NUnit
11 9 (0.96%) Bitbucket
11 9 (0.96%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.86%) GitLab
12 8 (0.86%) WebDriver
13 6 (0.64%) Protractor
13 6 (0.64%) SoapUI
General
1 168 (17.97%) Finance
2 41 (4.39%) Public Sector
3 34 (3.64%) Retail
4 21 (2.25%) Games
5 15 (1.60%) Advertising
6 13 (1.39%) Banking
7 12 (1.28%) Marketing
8 9 (0.96%) Legal
9 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.75%) Local Government
10 6 (0.64%) Law
10 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.32%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 328 (35.08%) Developer
2 146 (15.61%) .NET Developer
3 108 (11.55%) C# Developer
4 101 (10.80%) Senior Developer
5 81 (8.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 62 (6.63%) Architect
7 59 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
8 54 (5.78%) Azure Developer
9 53 (5.67%) Cloud Engineer
10 52 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
10 52 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
11 51 (5.45%) Software Engineer
12 50 (5.35%) Software Developer
13 44 (4.71%) Consultant
14 43 (4.60%) C# .NET Developer
15 39 (4.17%) Platform Engineer
15 39 (4.17%) Technical Leader
16 35 (3.74%) Lead Developer
17 31 (3.32%) Senior C# Developer
18 27 (2.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 346 (37.01%) .NET
2 180 (19.25%) .NET Core
3 167 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 162 (17.33%) AngularJS
5 114 (12.19%) .NET Framework
5 114 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 99 (10.59%) React
7 95 (10.16%) CSS
8 90 (9.63%) HTML
9 75 (8.02%) Entity Framework
10 68 (7.27%) Vue.js
11 66 (7.06%) RESTful
12 57 (6.10%) Node.js
13 54 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 43 (4.60%) Web Services
15 32 (3.42%) jQuery
16 29 (3.10%) REST
17 28 (2.99%) JSON
18 19 (2.03%) Sass
19 18 (1.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 88 (9.41%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 36 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 30 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (2.89%) Public Cloud
6 23 (2.46%) Mobile App
7 18 (1.93%) User Experience
8 17 (1.82%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.39%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.28%) Algorithms
10 12 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
12 10 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.07%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.96%) NHS
14 7 (0.75%) Clustering
14 7 (0.75%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.53%) Online Banking
15 5 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 264 (28.24%) Windows
2 127 (13.58%) Windows Server
3 103 (11.02%) Linux
4 47 (5.03%) Windows 10
5 36 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (2.78%) Android
6 26 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
7 25 (2.67%) Unix
8 24 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (1.93%) Apple iOS
10 16 (1.71%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (1.07%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.96%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.32%) Kali Linux
17 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (34.12%) DevOps
2 305 (32.62%) Agile Software Development
3 186 (19.89%) MVC
4 118 (12.62%) Scrum
5 109 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (11.44%) Software Engineering
7 105 (11.23%) TDD
8 101 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 99 (10.59%) Microservices
10 90 (9.63%) Test Automation
11 88 (9.41%) Migration
12 86 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
13 77 (8.24%) ITIL
14 69 (7.38%) Mentoring
15 57 (6.10%) BDD
16 53 (5.67%) Configuration Management
17 45 (4.81%) Deployment Automation
18 44 (4.71%) Presales
19 40 (4.28%) Unit Testing
20 39 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 402 (42.99%) C#
2 241 (25.78%) SQL
3 210 (22.46%) JavaScript
4 112 (11.98%) PowerShell
5 103 (11.02%) Python
6 76 (8.13%) Java
7 53 (5.67%) Bash Shell
8 32 (3.42%) T-SQL
9 30 (3.21%) Ruby
10 25 (2.67%) TypeScript
11 20 (2.14%) Kotlin
11 20 (2.14%) Scala
12 19 (2.03%) PHP
13 16 (1.71%) Go
13 16 (1.71%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.28%) C
14 12 (1.28%) C++
15 9 (0.96%) ES6
15 9 (0.96%) VB
16 7 (0.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (3.42%) Degree
3 31 (3.32%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (2.25%) MCSE
5 18 (1.93%) MCSA
6 16 (1.71%) CCNA
7 14 (1.50%) SC Cleared
7 14 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 13 (1.39%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 13 (1.39%) CEH
8 13 (1.39%) CISA
8 13 (1.39%) CISM
9 12 (1.28%) CCNP
10 10 (1.07%) MCP
11 9 (0.96%) RHCE
12 7 (0.75%) CISSP
12 7 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.53%) CCSA
13 5 (0.53%) CCSE
13 5 (0.53%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.60%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.07%) QA
3 10 (1.07%) SLA
4 8 (0.86%) GDPR
5 5 (0.53%) NIST
6 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.11%) GLBA
6 1 (0.11%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (12.30%) Active Directory
2 112 (11.98%) Docker
3 69 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (6.42%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (1.39%) XenApp
7 11 (1.18%) vSphere
8 10 (1.07%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 6 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.53%) Xen
12 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.21%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.11%) Firmware
14 1 (0.11%) HDFS
14 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 93 (9.95%) Kubernetes
2 53 (5.67%) Terraform
3 49 (5.24%) Puppet
4 48 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 48 (5.13%) SCCM
5 42 (4.49%) Ansible
6 28 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.07%) Cobbler
8 9 (0.96%) Tivoli
9 8 (0.86%) Rancher
9 8 (0.86%) WSUS
10 7 (0.75%) SCVMM
11 6 (0.64%) Mesos
11 6 (0.64%) SCOM
12 5 (0.53%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.43%) Kibana
13 4 (0.43%) Nessus
14 3 (0.32%) CA Service Virtualization
14 3 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
14 3 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 400 (42.78%) Microsoft
2 129 (13.80%) VMware
3 70 (7.49%) Google
4 68 (7.27%) Cisco
5 49 (5.24%) Citrix
6 48 (5.13%) Oracle
7 33 (3.53%) Xamarin
8 21 (2.25%) Veeam
9 20 (2.14%) CheckPoint
10 15 (1.60%) EnterpriseDB
11 14 (1.50%) SolarWinds
11 14 (1.50%) Tableau
12 12 (1.28%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
12 12 (1.28%) IBM
12 12 (1.28%) Juniper
13 11 (1.18%) Aruba
13 11 (1.18%) F5
14 10 (1.07%) Dell
14 10 (1.07%) Splunk