Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 67 103
Rank change year-on-year +44 +36 +137
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 838 427 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.11% 4.02% 2.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.82% 35.76% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 758 379 302
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 1,790 1,194 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.33% 11.25% 8.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,489 1,046 839
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +36 621 £45,000 -5.26% 78
North Yorkshire +34 124 £45,000 +12.50% 14
South Yorkshire +61 78 £40,000 +1.27% 10
East Yorkshire -9 7 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 426 (50.84%) Microsoft
2 296 (35.32%) Amazon AWS
3 288 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (32.70%) .NET
5 261 (31.15%) Windows
6 247 (29.47%) SQL
7 237 (28.28%) C#
8 219 (26.13%) SQL Server
9 196 (23.39%) Finance
10 192 (22.91%) DevOps
11 166 (19.81%) Office 365
11 166 (19.81%) Active Directory
12 144 (17.18%) VMware
13 130 (15.51%) Windows Server
14 129 (15.39%) Linux
15 119 (14.20%) MVC
16 118 (14.08%) DNS
16 118 (14.08%) PowerShell
17 115 (13.72%) JavaScript
18 105 (12.53%) Google
19 102 (12.17%) ASP.NET
20 99 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
21 89 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
22 88 (10.50%) HTML
23 87 (10.38%) Mentoring
24 86 (10.26%) T-SQL
25 83 (9.90%) Cisco
26 82 (9.79%) Test Automation
26 82 (9.79%) SharePoint
27 81 (9.67%) Web Services

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 82 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.61%) MS Exchange
3 40 (4.77%) IIS
4 38 (4.53%) Skype for Business
5 23 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
6 21 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 14 (1.67%) Tomcat
9 13 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (1.31%) SAS
11 10 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (1.19%) Jetty
12 9 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 9 (1.07%) Confluence
13 7 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.60%) CMS
14 5 (0.60%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 40 (4.77%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.12%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 16 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.12%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 296 (35.32%) Amazon AWS
2 166 (19.81%) Office 365
3 73 (8.71%) PaaS
4 60 (7.16%) IaaS
5 52 (6.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (6.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 48 (5.73%) SaaS
7 47 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (2.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 13 (1.55%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (1.43%) Serverless
11 10 (1.19%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
13 6 (0.72%) GitHub
14 4 (0.48%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.36%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.24%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 118 (14.08%) DNS
2 79 (9.43%) Firewall
3 77 (9.19%) DHCP
4 54 (6.44%) TCP/IP
5 51 (6.09%) VPN
6 50 (5.97%) Network Security
7 49 (5.85%) SAN
8 48 (5.73%) WAN
9 36 (4.30%) VoIP
10 33 (3.94%) HTTP
11 29 (3.46%) LAN
11 29 (3.46%) Wireless
12 28 (3.34%) Internet
13 21 (2.51%) HTTPS
13 21 (2.51%) Skype
14 20 (2.39%) IPsec
14 20 (2.39%) VLAN
14 20 (2.39%) VPLS
15 19 (2.27%) DWDM
15 19 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (26.13%) SQL Server
2 73 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 63 (7.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 61 (7.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 48 (5.73%) NoSQL
6 32 (3.82%) Big Data
7 31 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
8 30 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (3.46%) Data Lake
10 28 (3.34%) MongoDB
11 24 (2.86%) SQL Server 2016
12 23 (2.74%) Azure SQL Database
13 20 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (2.15%) HDInsight
14 18 (2.15%) MySQL
14 18 (2.15%) Power BI
15 13 (1.55%) Redis
15 13 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.43%) Oracle Database
16 12 (1.43%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 77 (9.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.35%) Visual Studio
3 53 (6.32%) JIRA
4 43 (5.13%) Visual Studio Team System
5 39 (4.65%) TeamCity
6 36 (4.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (3.58%) Jenkins
8 25 (2.98%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (2.86%) Selenium
10 18 (2.15%) Bitbucket
11 17 (2.03%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.91%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.79%) MSBuild
14 13 (1.55%) Subversion
15 11 (1.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 7 (0.84%) Hudson
17 6 (0.72%) PHPUnit
17 6 (0.72%) webpack
18 5 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 196 (23.39%) Finance
2 48 (5.73%) Retail
3 40 (4.77%) Marketing
4 30 (3.58%) Law
5 20 (2.39%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.43%) Advertising
8 11 (1.31%) Local Government
9 9 (1.07%) Legal
10 7 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.72%) Banking
12 4 (0.48%) Electronics
13 3 (0.36%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
14 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 2 (0.24%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 215 (25.66%) Developer
2 122 (14.56%) .NET Developer
3 97 (11.58%) Architect
4 83 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 79 (9.43%) C# Developer
6 60 (7.16%) Analyst
7 55 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 52 (6.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 46 (5.49%) Azure Engineer
11 43 (5.13%) Consultant
12 39 (4.65%) DBA
12 39 (4.65%) Software Developer
13 36 (4.30%) SQL DBA
14 33 (3.94%) Azure DevOps
14 33 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
15 30 (3.58%) Support Engineer
16 29 (3.46%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 28 (3.34%) Cloud Architect
17 28 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (32.70%) .NET
2 102 (12.17%) ASP.NET
3 88 (10.50%) HTML
4 81 (9.67%) Web Services
5 77 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 75 (8.95%) CSS
7 68 (8.11%) AngularJS
8 66 (7.88%) .NET Framework
9 40 (4.77%) Node.js
10 39 (4.65%) WCF
11 32 (3.82%) jQuery
11 32 (3.82%) WinForms
12 31 (3.70%) RESTful
13 30 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (3.10%) XML
15 25 (2.98%) .NET Core
15 25 (2.98%) HTML5
16 21 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (2.39%) Entity Framework
17 20 (2.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.85%) Management Information System
2 46 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.53%) Data Centre
5 33 (3.94%) Public Cloud
6 29 (3.46%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 23 (2.74%) User Experience
9 19 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (2.15%) Private Cloud
11 17 (2.03%) PKI
12 15 (1.79%) Clustering
12 15 (1.79%) Computer Science
13 13 (1.55%) Replication
14 10 (1.19%) Cloud Native
15 9 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
15 9 (1.07%) Mobile App
16 6 (0.72%) Device Driver
16 6 (0.72%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 261 (31.15%) Windows
2 130 (15.51%) Windows Server
3 129 (15.39%) Linux
4 78 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (4.06%) Windows 7
7 24 (2.86%) Windows 10
8 21 (2.51%) Unix
9 13 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 9 (1.07%) Debian
11 9 (1.07%) Windows 8
12 8 (0.95%) AIX
12 8 (0.95%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.95%) HPUX
12 8 (0.95%) Solaris
13 6 (0.72%) Android
13 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (34.37%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (22.91%) DevOps
3 119 (14.20%) MVC
4 89 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
5 87 (10.38%) Mentoring
6 82 (9.79%) Test Automation
7 81 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
8 74 (8.83%) ITIL
9 66 (7.88%) SDLC
9 66 (7.88%) Unit Testing
10 65 (7.76%) TDD
11 60 (7.16%) Migration
12 54 (6.44%) Coaching
13 50 (5.97%) Software Engineering
14 49 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 48 (5.73%) Configuration Management
15 48 (5.73%) Scrum
16 47 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
17 45 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 247 (29.47%) SQL
2 237 (28.28%) C#
3 118 (14.08%) PowerShell
4 115 (13.72%) JavaScript
5 86 (10.26%) T-SQL
6 71 (8.47%) Python
7 58 (6.92%) Ruby
8 37 (4.42%) Java
9 36 (4.30%) Perl
10 27 (3.22%) Bash Shell
11 25 (2.98%) C++
12 18 (2.15%) C
13 15 (1.79%) PHP
14 14 (1.67%) VB.NET
15 10 (1.19%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.95%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.72%) F#
17 6 (0.72%) Go
17 6 (0.72%) R
18 4 (0.48%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 57 (6.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (5.49%) MCSE
3 40 (4.77%) Degree
4 30 (3.58%) MCSA
5 16 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (1.43%) CCNA
7 12 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 12 (1.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (0.84%) CISSP
8 7 (0.84%) MCP
9 5 (0.60%) CISA
9 5 (0.60%) CISM
10 4 (0.48%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.48%) CEH
10 4 (0.48%) CSSLP
10 4 (0.48%) GIAC
10 4 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.39%) GDPR
2 19 (2.27%) PCI DSS
2 19 (2.27%) SLA
3 18 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.31%) QA
5 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 166 (19.81%) Active Directory
2 99 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (6.32%) Hyper-V
4 44 (5.25%) XenApp
5 37 (4.42%) vSphere
6 36 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 24 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (2.51%) XenServer
9 20 (2.39%) Docker
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.48%) HDFS
12 3 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.36%) Xen
13 2 (0.24%) Firmware
14 1 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 43 (5.13%) Puppet
2 42 (5.01%) Ansible
2 42 (5.01%) SCCM
3 39 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (2.86%) SmoothWall
5 20 (2.39%) Nessus
6 17 (2.03%) Terraform
7 15 (1.79%) SCOM
8 14 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 13 (1.55%) Backup Exec
10 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.31%) ServiceCenter
12 10 (1.19%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.19%) Kubernetes
12 10 (1.19%) Nagios
13 9 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.84%) Packer
Vendors
1 426 (50.84%) Microsoft
2 144 (17.18%) VMware
3 105 (12.53%) Google
4 83 (9.90%) Cisco
5 52 (6.21%) Citrix
6 35 (4.18%) HP
7 33 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
8 32 (3.82%) Oracle
9 30 (3.58%) CheckPoint
10 27 (3.22%) NetApp
11 24 (2.86%) Veeam
12 23 (2.74%) Red Hat
13 21 (2.51%) Rackspace
14 20 (2.39%) Juniper
14 20 (2.39%) Qualys
15 19 (2.27%) Symantec
16 18 (2.15%) Meraki
17 16 (1.91%) EMC
18 15 (1.79%) Palo Alto
19 13 (1.55%) Apple