Period
to 6 May 2021

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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,166 819 1,006
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 23.04% 16.30% 13.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.91% 50.09% 51.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 706 846
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £50,000 £45,100
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +10.86% +0.22%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,563
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 2,246 1,635 1,964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 44.39% 32.53% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,971 1,410 1,638
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,850
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.50% +0.91% +4.76%

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 6 May 2021.

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 6 May 2021. 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 +6 766 £50,000 - 170
South Yorkshire +9 201 £54,000 +27.06% 35
North Yorkshire -1 132 £47,500 -5.00% 29
East Yorkshire 0 45 £40,000 -17.95% 9
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2021, 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.

1 473 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (40.05%) DevOps
3 411 (35.25%) AWS
4 396 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 372 (31.90%) SQL
6 349 (29.93%) C#
7 288 (24.70%) JavaScript
8 261 (22.38%) Windows
9 238 (20.41%) .NET
9 238 (20.41%) Kubernetes
10 223 (19.13%) SQL Server
11 222 (19.04%) Terraform
12 213 (18.27%) Python
13 211 (18.10%) Docker
14 205 (17.58%) Social Skills
15 164 (14.07%) Microsoft 365
15 164 (14.07%) Java
16 155 (13.29%) PowerShell
17 153 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
18 151 (12.95%) Infrastructure as Code
19 148 (12.69%) GCP
20 140 (12.01%) Active Directory
21 138 (11.84%) Analytics
22 134 (11.49%) VMware
23 133 (11.41%) Windows Server
24 130 (11.15%) AngularJS
25 126 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
26 121 (10.38%) Git (software)
27 119 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
28 115 (9.86%) Software 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 30 (2.57%) Apache Spark
2 25 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.63%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.03%) Apache
5 12 (1.03%) CMS
6 11 (0.94%) IIS
7 10 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.69%) Kentico
9 7 (0.60%) Confluence
10 5 (0.43%) Apache Synapse
10 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.26%) Headless CMS
11 3 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.26%) WordPress
12 2 (0.17%) Drupal
12 2 (0.17%) nginx
13 1 (0.086%) Jadu
Applications
1 26 (2.23%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.17%) SAP Business One
2 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 411 (35.25%) AWS
2 164 (14.07%) Microsoft 365
3 148 (12.69%) GCP
4 90 (7.72%) Power Platform
5 60 (5.15%) AWS CloudFormation
6 57 (4.89%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 52 (4.46%) Datadog
8 50 (4.29%) Pulumi
9 46 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
10 41 (3.52%) Azure Synapse Analytics
11 35 (3.00%) SaaS
12 32 (2.74%) Azure Active Directory
12 32 (2.74%) PaaS
13 29 (2.49%) Serverless
14 27 (2.32%) IaaS
15 25 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
16 20 (1.72%) OneDrive
17 15 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
17 15 (1.29%) Azure Storage
18 14 (1.20%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 104 (8.92%) Firewall
2 45 (3.86%) DNS
3 40 (3.43%) LAN
4 32 (2.74%) SAN
5 31 (2.66%) WAN
6 26 (2.23%) Wireless
7 21 (1.80%) SD-WAN
8 20 (1.72%) VPN
9 16 (1.37%) VoIP
10 15 (1.29%) MPLS
11 14 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (1.11%) DHCP
12 13 (1.11%) WLAN
13 11 (0.94%) ISDN
13 11 (0.94%) Skype
13 11 (0.94%) TCP/IP
13 11 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.86%) Network Security
14 10 (0.86%) VLAN
15 8 (0.69%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 119 (10.21%) Data Warehouse
3 88 (7.55%) MySQL
4 84 (7.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 83 (7.12%) Power BI
6 81 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 69 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
8 58 (4.97%) MongoDB
9 57 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 54 (4.63%) Data Lake
11 53 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 50 (4.29%) MariaDB
12 50 (4.29%) Redis
13 32 (2.74%) Big Data
13 32 (2.74%) Relational Database
14 25 (2.14%) NoSQL
15 24 (2.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 22 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 15 (1.29%) Delta Lake
18 12 (1.03%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 121 (10.38%) Git (software)
2 85 (7.29%) Jenkins
3 70 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (4.55%) Selenium
5 38 (3.26%) GitLab
5 38 (3.26%) Visual Studio
6 27 (2.32%) SpecFlow
7 18 (1.54%) JIRA
7 18 (1.54%) Postman
7 18 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
8 13 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 13 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 10 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.77%) JMeter
10 9 (0.77%) SoapUI
11 8 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (0.51%) git-flow
12 6 (0.51%) gulp
12 6 (0.51%) webpack
13 5 (0.43%) SonarQube
General
1 205 (17.58%) Social Skills
2 96 (8.23%) Finance
3 60 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.37%) Public Sector
5 44 (3.77%) Retail
6 35 (3.00%) Games
7 33 (2.83%) Presentation Skills
8 24 (2.06%) Telecoms
9 19 (1.63%) Law
10 11 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
11 10 (0.86%) Banking
11 10 (0.86%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.69%) Publishing
13 7 (0.60%) Legal
14 6 (0.51%) Billing
15 5 (0.43%) Automotive
15 5 (0.43%) Local Government
15 5 (0.43%) Marketing
16 4 (0.34%) Advertising
16 4 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 282 (24.19%) Developer
2 192 (16.47%) Azure Engineer
3 139 (11.92%) Architect
4 122 (10.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 106 (9.09%) .NET Developer
6 99 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 78 (6.69%) Senior Developer
8 69 (5.92%) Software Engineer
9 68 (5.83%) Analyst
9 68 (5.83%) Platform Engineer
10 64 (5.49%) Data Engineer
11 62 (5.32%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 59 (5.06%) Azure DevOps
13 54 (4.63%) Software Developer
14 53 (4.55%) Azure Architect
15 50 (4.29%) C# Developer
16 42 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
17 35 (3.00%) Data Architect
18 34 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
19 33 (2.83%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (20.41%) .NET
2 130 (11.15%) AngularJS
3 107 (9.18%) Vue.js
4 105 (9.01%) HTML
5 99 (8.49%) CSS
6 91 (7.80%) React
7 82 (7.03%) ASP.NET
8 79 (6.78%) .NET Core
9 72 (6.17%) Node.js
10 70 (6.00%) .NET Framework
11 62 (5.32%) Web Services
12 40 (3.43%) REST
13 39 (3.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (3.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (2.40%) JSON
16 24 (2.06%) XML
17 23 (1.97%) jQuery
18 21 (1.80%) SOAP
19 20 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 18 (1.54%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 71 (6.09%) Linux Command Line
2 39 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
3 38 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 38 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 37 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 36 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 33 (2.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 32 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
7 32 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 24 (2.06%) NHS
8 24 (2.06%) User Experience
9 10 (0.86%) Cloud Native
9 10 (0.86%) Private Cloud
9 10 (0.86%) Robotics
10 9 (0.77%) Data Structures
11 6 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.43%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.26%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 261 (22.38%) Windows
2 133 (11.41%) Windows Server
3 96 (8.23%) Linux
4 34 (2.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 33 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (2.57%) Windows 10
7 27 (2.32%) Windows Server 2019
8 26 (2.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.37%) VMS
10 13 (1.11%) Unix
11 10 (0.86%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.51%) Android
13 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.086%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 473 (40.57%) Agile Software Development
2 467 (40.05%) DevOps
3 153 (13.12%) Business Intelligence
4 151 (12.95%) Infrastructure as Code
5 138 (11.84%) Analytics
6 126 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
7 115 (9.86%) Software Engineering
8 111 (9.52%) Migration
9 108 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 103 (8.83%) MVC
11 100 (8.58%) TDD
12 96 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
13 94 (8.06%) Unit Testing
14 91 (7.80%) Mentoring
14 91 (7.80%) Test Automation
15 85 (7.29%) ETL
16 83 (7.12%) Scrum
17 78 (6.69%) Configuration Management
18 68 (5.83%) Data Modelling
19 63 (5.40%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 372 (31.90%) SQL
2 349 (29.93%) C#
3 288 (24.70%) JavaScript
4 213 (18.27%) Python
5 164 (14.07%) Java
6 155 (13.29%) PowerShell
7 109 (9.35%) Go
8 103 (8.83%) Ruby
9 89 (7.63%) Bash Shell
10 82 (7.03%) PHP
11 75 (6.43%) Scala
12 74 (6.35%) T-SQL
12 74 (6.35%) TypeScript
13 59 (5.06%) Groovy
14 54 (4.63%) C++
15 50 (4.29%) Kotlin
16 17 (1.46%) R
17 11 (0.94%) C
17 11 (0.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 9 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (3.26%) Security Cleared
2 34 (2.92%) Degree
3 31 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 11 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (0.77%) CCNP
7 8 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.51%) CCNA
9 5 (0.43%) MCSE
10 4 (0.34%) MCSA
11 3 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.26%) ISEB
11 3 (0.26%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.17%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.17%) CISM
12 2 (0.17%) CISSP
12 2 (0.17%) CRISC
12 2 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.086%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.66%) QA
2 27 (2.32%) SLA
3 12 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.17%) GDPR
6 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.086%) COBIT
7 1 (0.086%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.086%) NIST
7 1 (0.086%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 211 (18.10%) Docker
2 140 (12.01%) Active Directory
3 82 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 63 (5.40%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.26%) Xen
9 1 (0.086%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.086%) HDFS
9 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.086%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.086%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.086%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 238 (20.41%) Kubernetes
2 222 (19.04%) Terraform
3 78 (6.69%) Ansible
4 68 (5.83%) Puppet
5 63 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
6 50 (4.29%) Grafana
6 50 (4.29%) Prometheus
7 29 (2.49%) SCCM
8 28 (2.40%) Istio
9 17 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (1.29%) SCOM
11 14 (1.20%) vCenter Server
12 13 (1.11%) WSUS
13 11 (0.94%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.43%) Nagios
14 5 (0.43%) PaperCut
15 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
15 4 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 3 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
16 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 396 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 134 (11.49%) VMware
3 74 (6.35%) Oracle
4 62 (5.32%) Databricks
5 57 (4.89%) New Relic
6 52 (4.46%) EnterpriseDB
7 50 (4.29%) SaltStack
8 47 (4.03%) Google
9 45 (3.86%) Cisco
10 31 (2.66%) Citrix
11 27 (2.32%) Palo Alto
12 26 (2.23%) Splunk
13 22 (1.89%) Dell
14 18 (1.54%) Veeam
15 17 (1.46%) HP
16 15 (1.29%) Fortinet
17 14 (1.20%) IBM
17 14 (1.20%) Mitel
18 13 (1.11%) Alteryx
18 13 (1.11%) CommVault