Period
to 24 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 3 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,380 818 943
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.58% 21.62% 15.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.24% 49.46% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 713 814
10th Percentile £33,000 £31,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.15%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £60,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 2,747 1,654 1,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.98% 43.71% 30.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,184 1,470 1,552
10th Percentile £30,459 £29,075 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,350 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -1 861 £50,000 +5.26% 186
South Yorkshire +1 243 £55,000 +12.24% 43
North Yorkshire +4 194 £52,500 +5.00% 28
East Yorkshire 0 51 £46,000 -3.16% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 570 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (40.94%) DevOps
3 513 (37.17%) Microsoft
4 485 (35.14%) AWS
5 396 (28.70%) C#
6 360 (26.09%) SQL
7 352 (25.51%) .NET
8 337 (24.42%) JavaScript
9 329 (23.84%) Windows
10 266 (19.28%) SQL Server
11 263 (19.06%) Active Directory
12 260 (18.84%) Social Skills
13 253 (18.33%) React
14 248 (17.97%) Software Engineering
15 230 (16.67%) Python
16 228 (16.52%) Microsoft 365
17 220 (15.94%) Java
18 217 (15.72%) Docker
19 215 (15.58%) AngularJS
20 209 (15.14%) Kubernetes
21 182 (13.19%) Scrum
21 182 (13.19%) Vue.js
22 170 (12.32%) CI/CD
23 166 (12.03%) Terraform
24 165 (11.96%) TDD
25 162 (11.74%) GCP
26 160 (11.59%) .NET Core
27 156 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
28 154 (11.16%) Git (software)
29 145 (10.51%) Windows Server

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 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 33 (2.39%) IIS
3 25 (1.81%) MS Exchange
4 18 (1.30%) Confluence
5 15 (1.09%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.01%) CMS
7 12 (0.87%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.80%) Apache
9 7 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.43%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.36%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.36%) JBoss
11 5 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.22%) ThingWorx
14 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.072%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 5 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.36%) iTrent
3 5 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.22%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.14%) Primavera
6 1 (0.072%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.072%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 485 (35.14%) AWS
2 228 (16.52%) Microsoft 365
3 162 (11.74%) GCP
4 116 (8.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 116 (8.41%) SaaS
5 107 (7.75%) PaaS
6 95 (6.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 82 (5.94%) IaaS
8 61 (4.42%) Power Platform
9 42 (3.04%) Serverless
10 34 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (2.39%) OneDrive
12 32 (2.32%) Azure Data Factory
13 31 (2.25%) GitHub
14 24 (1.74%) Azure App Service
15 23 (1.67%) Azure Monitor
16 22 (1.59%) Azure Storage
17 17 (1.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
18 16 (1.16%) Azure Service Bus
18 16 (1.16%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.10%) Firewall
2 71 (5.14%) DNS
3 61 (4.42%) WAN
4 60 (4.35%) DHCP
5 58 (4.20%) LAN
6 51 (3.70%) SAN
7 45 (3.26%) VPN
8 42 (3.04%) TCP/IP
9 31 (2.25%) Skype
10 29 (2.10%) VLAN
11 22 (1.59%) MPLS
11 22 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (1.59%) VoIP
12 21 (1.52%) Wireless
13 20 (1.45%) Network Security
14 16 (1.16%) NetScaler
14 16 (1.16%) SSL
15 13 (0.94%) Unified Communications
16 12 (0.87%) WLAN
17 11 (0.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 86 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
3 75 (5.43%) MySQL
4 62 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (3.99%) Power BI
6 51 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 45 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 42 (3.04%) Data Lake
9 27 (1.96%) MongoDB
9 27 (1.96%) NoSQL
10 24 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.59%) Metadata
11 22 (1.59%) Relational Database
12 21 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 19 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (1.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 17 (1.23%) Tableau
16 16 (1.16%) Big Data
16 16 (1.16%) Redis
17 14 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 154 (11.16%) Git (software)
2 62 (4.49%) Visual Studio
3 59 (4.28%) Jenkins
4 44 (3.19%) JIRA
5 34 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (2.03%) webpack
7 24 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
8 21 (1.52%) Selenium
9 20 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 18 (1.30%) Subversion
10 18 (1.30%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.16%) Postman
12 15 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (0.94%) JMeter
14 12 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 11 (0.80%) GitLab
16 9 (0.65%) SoapUI
17 8 (0.58%) Maven
17 8 (0.58%) WebDriver
18 7 (0.51%) Oracle APEX
General
1 260 (18.84%) Social Skills
2 141 (10.22%) Finance
3 77 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (3.12%) Public Sector
4 43 (3.12%) Retail
5 32 (2.32%) Law
6 23 (1.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 23 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
7 22 (1.59%) Marketing
8 18 (1.30%) Games
9 15 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (1.01%) Billing
11 12 (0.87%) Organisational Skills
11 12 (0.87%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.80%) Legal
13 9 (0.65%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.58%) Automotive
14 8 (0.58%) Back Office
15 7 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
16 6 (0.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (24.86%) Developer
2 164 (11.88%) Architect
3 130 (9.42%) Azure Engineer
4 122 (8.84%) Software Engineer
5 114 (8.26%) .NET Developer
6 112 (8.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 90 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 87 (6.30%) Senior Developer
9 86 (6.23%) C# Developer
10 77 (5.58%) Solutions Architect
11 76 (5.51%) Azure Architect
12 73 (5.29%) Analyst
13 70 (5.07%) Software Developer
14 69 (5.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 67 (4.86%) Azure DevOps
16 55 (3.99%) Lead Developer
17 48 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
18 47 (3.41%) Technical Leader
19 41 (2.97%) Support Engineer
20 40 (2.90%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 352 (25.51%) .NET
2 253 (18.33%) React
3 215 (15.58%) AngularJS
4 182 (13.19%) Vue.js
5 160 (11.59%) .NET Core
6 130 (9.42%) CSS
7 121 (8.77%) .NET Framework
8 114 (8.26%) HTML
9 84 (6.09%) Web Services
10 80 (5.80%) Node.js
11 62 (4.49%) ASP.NET
12 54 (3.91%) jQuery
13 41 (2.97%) RESTful
14 38 (2.75%) JSON
14 38 (2.75%) REST
15 37 (2.68%) Sass
16 36 (2.61%) XML
17 33 (2.39%) WCF
18 29 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
18 29 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 55 (3.99%) Mobile App
2 52 (3.77%) Public Cloud
3 47 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 45 (3.26%) User Experience
5 37 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 35 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
7 29 (2.10%) Cloud Native
8 26 (1.88%) Data Protection Act
8 26 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 25 (1.81%) Private Cloud
10 21 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.16%) Social Network
12 13 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.87%) Tandem
14 11 (0.80%) Data Structures
15 8 (0.58%) Client/Server
15 8 (0.58%) Cyberattack
15 8 (0.58%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.58%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.58%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 329 (23.84%) Windows
2 145 (10.51%) Windows Server
3 107 (7.75%) Linux
4 66 (4.78%) Windows 10
5 62 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (2.39%) Windows Server 2016
7 31 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.67%) VMS
10 19 (1.38%) Android
11 14 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 14 (1.01%) Unix
12 13 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.14%) CentOS
16 2 (0.14%) Solaris
16 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 565 (40.94%) DevOps
3 248 (17.97%) Software Engineering
4 182 (13.19%) Scrum
5 170 (12.32%) CI/CD
6 165 (11.96%) TDD
7 156 (11.30%) Problem-Solving
8 134 (9.71%) Analytics
9 133 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 129 (9.35%) Microservices
10 129 (9.35%) MVC
11 118 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
12 114 (8.26%) Configuration Management
13 105 (7.61%) ITIL
14 103 (7.46%) Business Intelligence
15 96 (6.96%) Unit Testing
16 95 (6.88%) SDLC
17 92 (6.67%) Infrastructure as Code
18 81 (5.87%) Mentoring
19 77 (5.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 396 (28.70%) C#
2 360 (26.09%) SQL
3 337 (24.42%) JavaScript
4 230 (16.67%) Python
5 220 (15.94%) Java
6 115 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 113 (8.19%) Scala
8 112 (8.12%) Ruby
9 109 (7.90%) Go
10 91 (6.59%) Kotlin
11 75 (5.43%) Bash
12 59 (4.28%) C++
13 57 (4.13%) Shell Script
14 54 (3.91%) T-SQL
15 48 (3.48%) PHP
16 34 (2.46%) TypeScript
17 27 (1.96%) VB
18 25 (1.81%) ES6
19 21 (1.52%) Groovy
20 15 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (3.04%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 33 (2.39%) Degree
5 26 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (1.67%) CCNA
7 14 (1.01%) CCNP
8 13 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (0.94%) MCSE
9 12 (0.87%) ISTQB
10 10 (0.72%) MCSA
11 9 (0.65%) ISEB
12 7 (0.51%) EMC Certification
12 7 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (0.43%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.36%) A+ Certification
15 4 (0.29%) CompTIA Security+
16 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.22%) PMI Certification
17 2 (0.14%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.06%) SLA
2 46 (3.33%) QA
3 26 (1.88%) Data Quality
4 21 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 19 (1.38%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.16%) Accessibility
7 15 (1.09%) GDPR
8 10 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.072%) GRC
12 1 (0.072%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.072%) IEC 62304
12 1 (0.072%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.072%) NCSC
12 1 (0.072%) NIST
12 1 (0.072%) PMO
12 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.072%) SOC 2
System Software
1 263 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 217 (15.72%) Docker
3 119 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 86 (6.23%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (1.59%) vSphere
7 11 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.58%) XenApp
8 8 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.43%) BitLocker
9 6 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.22%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.072%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.072%) Firmware
13 1 (0.072%) HDFS
13 1 (0.072%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 209 (15.14%) Kubernetes
2 166 (12.03%) Terraform
3 94 (6.81%) Microsoft Intune
4 90 (6.52%) Puppet
5 80 (5.80%) Ansible
6 68 (4.93%) Opscode Chef
7 66 (4.78%) SCCM
8 40 (2.90%) Cobbler
9 34 (2.46%) SCOM
10 18 (1.30%) SCVMM
10 18 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (1.30%) WSUS
11 15 (1.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 14 (1.01%) Grafana
13 12 (0.87%) Prometheus
14 8 (0.58%) NetBackup
15 6 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
16 4 (0.29%) Nessus
17 3 (0.22%) Check_MK
18 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 513 (37.17%) Microsoft
2 141 (10.22%) VMware
3 79 (5.72%) Oracle
4 57 (4.13%) Cisco
5 52 (3.77%) Google
6 50 (3.62%) Citrix
6 50 (3.62%) SaltStack
7 47 (3.41%) Veeam
8 42 (3.04%) Databricks
9 27 (1.96%) HP
10 23 (1.67%) Adobe
11 22 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
12 21 (1.52%) Dell
13 20 (1.45%) Apple
13 20 (1.45%) IBM
14 19 (1.38%) Commvault
15 17 (1.23%) Informatica
16 15 (1.09%) CyberArk
16 15 (1.09%) EMC
16 15 (1.09%) Salesforce.com