Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 45 94
Rank change year-on-year +29 +49 +75
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 998 553 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 11.38% 5.48% 3.06%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.56% 38.40% 36.83%
Number of salaries quoted 837 456 275
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

Microsoft 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 1,974 1,440 945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.50% 14.26% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,637 1,200 753
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £68,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Yorkshire

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Yorkshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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 +30 685 £47,500 +5.56% 104
North Yorkshire +10 154 £50,000 +25.00% 14
South Yorkshire +42 115 £40,000 - 16
East Yorkshire +10 23 £42,500 +21.43% 7
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 439 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 415 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 397 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
4 349 (34.97%) C#
5 331 (33.17%) .NET
6 293 (29.36%) SQL
7 277 (27.76%) Windows
8 262 (26.25%) DevOps
9 251 (25.15%) Finance
10 250 (25.05%) SQL Server
11 202 (20.24%) JavaScript
12 197 (19.74%) MVC
13 191 (19.14%) Active Directory
14 187 (18.74%) PowerShell
15 186 (18.64%) Office 365
16 179 (17.94%) VMware
17 176 (17.64%) ASP.NET
18 141 (14.13%) Test Automation
19 136 (13.63%) Python
20 135 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
21 124 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 115 (11.52%) Windows Server
22 115 (11.52%) TDD
23 114 (11.42%) Linux
24 113 (11.32%) Scrum
25 110 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
26 109 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
27 105 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
28 103 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
29 102 (10.22%) DNS

Microsoft 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 56 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 53 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 38 (3.81%) Skype for Business
4 31 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (2.40%) IIS
6 24 (2.40%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.90%) CMS
8 13 (1.30%) JBoss
8 13 (1.30%) Jetty
9 12 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.10%) Apache Solr
10 11 (1.10%) Confluence
10 11 (1.10%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.10%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (0.90%) CloudStack
11 9 (0.90%) NServiceBus
12 8 (0.80%) Apache
12 8 (0.80%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 36 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 14 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.20%) Infor LN
3 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.10%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.10%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 397 (39.78%) Amazon AWS
2 186 (18.64%) Office 365
3 93 (9.32%) SaaS
4 89 (8.92%) PaaS
5 84 (8.42%) IaaS
6 73 (7.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
10 15 (1.50%) OneDrive
11 14 (1.40%) Serverless
12 13 (1.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.80%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
14 7 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.60%) Akamai
16 3 (0.30%) Force.com
17 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 102 (10.22%) DNS
2 61 (6.11%) DHCP
3 60 (6.01%) Firewall
4 51 (5.11%) SAN
5 41 (4.11%) VPN
5 41 (4.11%) WAN
6 33 (3.31%) TCP/IP
7 32 (3.21%) Intrusion Detection
8 30 (3.01%) LAN
9 25 (2.51%) Internet
9 25 (2.51%) Network Security
9 25 (2.51%) VoIP
10 22 (2.20%) Skype
11 20 (2.00%) NetScaler
12 16 (1.60%) Wireless
13 14 (1.40%) HTTP
14 13 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.30%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (1.30%) MPLS
15 12 (1.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (25.05%) SQL Server
2 74 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 59 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 55 (5.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 50 (5.01%) Azure SQL Database
6 44 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
7 41 (4.11%) MySQL
7 41 (4.11%) NoSQL
8 36 (3.61%) Power BI
9 33 (3.31%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.60%) Big Data
11 13 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
11 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (1.20%) Data Lake
12 12 (1.20%) Hadoop
12 12 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (1.10%) Redis
14 10 (1.00%) MongoDB
14 10 (1.00%) QlikView
15 6 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 70 (7.01%) Git (software)
2 68 (6.81%) Selenium
3 56 (5.61%) Jenkins
4 44 (4.41%) Visual Studio
5 40 (4.01%) Visual Studio Team System
6 38 (3.81%) JIRA
7 35 (3.51%) Cucumber
8 33 (3.31%) NUnit
8 33 (3.31%) SpecFlow
9 28 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (2.51%) Bitbucket
11 22 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (2.00%) GitLab
13 19 (1.90%) TeamCity
14 17 (1.70%) Subversion
14 17 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (1.50%) SonarQube
16 13 (1.30%) Maven
16 13 (1.30%) Sonatype Nexus
17 11 (1.10%) webpack
General
1 251 (25.15%) Finance
2 75 (7.52%) Retail
3 27 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.51%) Marketing
5 20 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 9 (0.90%) Banking
8 8 (0.80%) Advertising
8 8 (0.80%) Back Office
9 7 (0.70%) Billing
9 7 (0.70%) Local Government
10 4 (0.40%) Games
10 4 (0.40%) Law
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
11 3 (0.30%) Automotive
11 3 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 331 (33.17%) Developer
2 162 (16.23%) .NET Developer
3 111 (11.12%) Senior Developer
4 109 (10.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 94 (9.42%) C# Developer
6 75 (7.52%) Architect
7 72 (7.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 70 (7.01%) DevOps Engineer
9 59 (5.91%) Azure Engineer
9 59 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
10 54 (5.41%) Azure Developer
11 53 (5.31%) Analyst
11 53 (5.31%) Platform Engineer
12 44 (4.41%) ASP.NET Developer
12 44 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 38 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
14 35 (3.51%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 33 (3.31%) Consultant
15 33 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
16 32 (3.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (33.17%) .NET
2 176 (17.64%) ASP.NET
3 135 (13.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 99 (9.92%) HTML
5 96 (9.62%) CSS
6 82 (8.22%) AngularJS
7 64 (6.41%) Web Services
8 63 (6.31%) .NET Framework
9 51 (5.11%) Node.js
10 48 (4.81%) .NET Core
11 45 (4.51%) jQuery
12 41 (4.11%) HTML5
13 39 (3.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 36 (3.61%) RESTful
15 30 (3.01%) React
16 27 (2.71%) REST
17 25 (2.51%) Entity Framework
18 24 (2.40%) Gherkin
19 23 (2.30%) WCF
20 22 (2.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 90 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
3 57 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (5.11%) Public Cloud
5 47 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (4.01%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.61%) Data Centre
8 33 (3.31%) Computer Science
9 25 (2.51%) User Experience
10 19 (1.90%) Replication
11 15 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (1.40%) NHS
13 13 (1.30%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.20%) Cloud Native
15 11 (1.10%) Social Media
16 9 (0.90%) EPoS
17 8 (0.80%) Clustering
17 8 (0.80%) EMC VNX
17 8 (0.80%) PKI
18 7 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 277 (27.76%) Windows
2 115 (11.52%) Windows Server
3 114 (11.42%) Linux
4 52 (5.21%) Windows 10
5 51 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (2.91%) Unix
8 20 (2.00%) Android
9 18 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.20%) HPUX
12 10 (1.00%) Debian
13 8 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (0.80%) Windows XP
14 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.60%) AIX
15 6 (0.60%) Solaris
16 4 (0.40%) SUSE
16 4 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (26.25%) DevOps
3 197 (19.74%) MVC
4 141 (14.13%) Test Automation
5 124 (12.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 115 (11.52%) TDD
7 113 (11.32%) Scrum
8 109 (10.92%) Continuous Integration
9 105 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
10 103 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
11 96 (9.62%) ITIL
12 77 (7.72%) Unit Testing
13 76 (7.62%) Software Engineering
14 74 (7.41%) Project Management
15 66 (6.61%) BDD
16 61 (6.11%) Migration
17 59 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
18 54 (5.41%) Mobile Development
19 52 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
20 49 (4.91%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 349 (34.97%) C#
2 293 (29.36%) SQL
3 202 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 187 (18.74%) PowerShell
5 136 (13.63%) Python
6 93 (9.32%) Java
7 74 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 67 (6.71%) Ruby
9 64 (6.41%) Bash Shell
10 53 (5.31%) PHP
11 34 (3.41%) TypeScript
12 26 (2.61%) Perl
13 20 (2.00%) C++
14 19 (1.90%) Shell Script
15 18 (1.80%) VB.NET
16 17 (1.70%) VB
17 15 (1.50%) VBA
18 12 (1.20%) Go
19 9 (0.90%) Java 8
19 9 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (7.01%) Degree
2 35 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.30%) MCSA
4 17 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (1.50%) CISSP
6 15 (1.50%) MCSE
7 14 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
8 13 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 11 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.00%) CCNA
11 9 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (0.70%) SC Cleared
12 7 (0.70%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.60%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.60%) VCP5
14 5 (0.50%) CCIE
14 5 (0.50%) CCNP
15 3 (0.30%) CCIE Security
15 3 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (6.71%) QA
2 42 (4.21%) SLA
3 38 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.70%) GDPR
7 6 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 6 (0.60%) PMO
8 4 (0.40%) GCP
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (19.14%) Active Directory
2 110 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (5.71%) Docker
4 43 (4.31%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.41%) XenApp
6 29 (2.91%) XenDesktop
7 24 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 17 (1.70%) vSphere
9 17 (1.70%) XenServer
10 11 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (0.90%) Xen
12 8 (0.80%) FreeRADIUS
13 6 (0.60%) Firmware
14 5 (0.50%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 1 (0.10%) KVM
17 1 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 82 (8.22%) Puppet
2 63 (6.31%) Terraform
3 52 (5.21%) SCCM
4 46 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
5 39 (3.91%) Ansible
6 21 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 18 (1.80%) Cobbler
8 15 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
9 13 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 13 (1.30%) XenMobile
10 11 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (1.00%) vCenter Server
12 9 (0.90%) SCVMM
13 8 (0.80%) AirWatch
13 8 (0.80%) Nessus
13 8 (0.80%) Prometheus
13 8 (0.80%) SCOM
13 8 (0.80%) vRealize
14 7 (0.70%) Rancher
15 6 (0.60%) Nagios
Vendors
1 439 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 179 (17.94%) VMware
3 100 (10.02%) Google
4 88 (8.82%) Cisco
5 80 (8.02%) Citrix
6 59 (5.91%) Oracle
7 46 (4.61%) Xamarin
8 31 (3.11%) HP
9 30 (3.01%) McAfee
10 28 (2.81%) Tableau
11 26 (2.61%) Veeam
12 24 (2.40%) EMC
12 24 (2.40%) NetApp
13 23 (2.30%) Atlassian
14 21 (2.10%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (2.10%) Symantec
15 16 (1.60%) MuleSoft
16 13 (1.30%) Altiris
16 13 (1.30%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.20%) Ivanti