Period
to 4 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +10 0 +23
Permanent jobs citing Azure 119 238 280
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 16.88% 11.06% 11.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.22% 37.36% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 142 244 274
Median annual salary £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +10.53% -1.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £66,125 £72,125 £80,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 252 637 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 35.74% 29.60% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 211 531 527
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Buckinghamshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for Azure in Buckinghamshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Buckinghamshire

Azure
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
Milton Keynes +12 90 £50,000 -4.76% 25
Aylesbury +11 9 £35,000 +16.67% 8
High Wycombe +4 4 £37,500 -31.82% 2
Marlow +10 2 £52,500 -
Beaconsfield -1 2 £72,500 +141.67%
Amersham +11 1 £52,500 -4.55%
Azure
South East

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 57 (47.90%) AWS
2 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
3 44 (36.97%) Windows
3 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (36.13%) DevOps
5 38 (31.93%) Office 365
6 33 (27.73%) SQL
7 30 (25.21%) Windows Server
8 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
9 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 23 (19.33%) Firewall
10 23 (19.33%) SCCM
11 22 (18.49%) VMware
11 22 (18.49%) Kubernetes
12 20 (16.81%) Docker
12 20 (16.81%) Cisco
12 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
13 19 (15.97%) .NET
13 19 (15.97%) Citrix
14 18 (15.13%) Infrastructure as Code
14 18 (15.13%) Project Delivery
14 18 (15.13%) Scrum
14 18 (15.13%) C#
14 18 (15.13%) ITIL
14 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (14.29%) SAN
15 17 (14.29%) VPN
16 16 (13.45%) Ansible
17 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
18 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 11 (9.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.40%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.36%) Apache
3 4 (3.36%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (3.36%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.52%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.68%) Documentum
5 2 (1.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.84%) SAS
6 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (47.90%) AWS
2 38 (31.93%) Office 365
3 14 (11.76%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (8.40%) SaaS
5 9 (7.56%) OneDrive
6 8 (6.72%) GCP
7 6 (5.04%) OpenShift
8 5 (4.20%) PaaS
9 4 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (3.36%) Datadog
9 4 (3.36%) Power Platform
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Functions
10 3 (2.52%) Cloudflare
10 3 (2.52%) IaaS
10 3 (2.52%) Logic Apps
10 3 (2.52%) Serverless
11 2 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.68%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.84%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.33%) Firewall
2 17 (14.29%) SAN
2 17 (14.29%) VPN
3 10 (8.40%) DHCP
3 10 (8.40%) DNS
4 8 (6.72%) NetScaler
5 7 (5.88%) NAS
6 3 (2.52%) Skype
6 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.52%) VoIP
6 3 (2.52%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.52%) Wireless
7 2 (1.68%) BGP
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (1.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (1.68%) OSPF
8 1 (0.84%) Network Security
8 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.24%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (7.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (5.04%) Big Data
6 5 (4.20%) Data Lake
6 5 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.52%) Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.52%) MySQL
8 2 (1.68%) Power BI
8 2 (1.68%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.84%) HDInsight
9 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.84%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (5.88%) NUnit
1 7 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (2.52%) Moq
2 3 (2.52%) MSTest
2 3 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.68%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.84%) Katalon Studio
4 1 (0.84%) Selenium
4 1 (0.84%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.84%) Automotive
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Local Government
5 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Azure Engineer
2 19 (15.97%) Developer
3 13 (10.92%) Infrastructure Manager
4 11 (9.24%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.40%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (6.72%) C# Developer
6 8 (6.72%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Software Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.04%) Data Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) .NET
2 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
3 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.40%) REST
4 10 (8.40%) Vue.js
5 8 (6.72%) Spring
6 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (5.88%) CSS
6 7 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 7 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 7 (5.88%) HTML
6 7 (5.88%) J2EE
6 7 (5.88%) Java EE
6 7 (5.88%) JPA
6 7 (5.88%) Kafka
6 7 (5.88%) SOAP
6 7 (5.88%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.04%) .NET Core
7 6 (5.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.52%) CMDB
5 3 (2.52%) Replication
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.84%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Robotics
7 1 (0.84%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (36.97%) Windows
2 30 (25.21%) Windows Server
3 12 (10.08%) Linux
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.84%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.84%) Unix
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.84%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.97%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) DevOps
3 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 18 (15.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (15.13%) ITIL
4 18 (15.13%) Project Delivery
4 18 (15.13%) Scrum
5 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
6 14 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (10.92%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (10.08%) Microservices
9 11 (9.24%) Change Management
10 10 (8.40%) MVC
10 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
11 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
11 9 (7.56%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.56%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.56%) Data Protection
11 9 (7.56%) Supplier Management
11 9 (7.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (27.73%) SQL
2 20 (16.81%) JavaScript
3 18 (15.13%) C#
4 10 (8.40%) Java
5 9 (7.56%) PowerShell
6 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.88%) Java 8
8 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.52%) Python
9 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (5.04%) CCNP
2 6 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.36%) Degree
4 4 (3.36%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.84%) CCA
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.84%) ISEB
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) SLA
2 10 (8.40%) GDPR
2 10 (8.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.68%) QA
4 1 (0.84%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
2 20 (16.81%) Docker
3 18 (15.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (10.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (5.88%) XenApp
6 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (5.04%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (5.04%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.84%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 22 (18.49%) Kubernetes
3 16 (13.45%) Ansible
4 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (10.08%) Terraform
5 6 (5.04%) HAProxy
5 6 (5.04%) vRealize
6 5 (4.20%) Prometheus
7 4 (3.36%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (3.36%) logstash
7 4 (3.36%) Mesos
7 4 (3.36%) Puppet
8 2 (1.68%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.84%) Grafana
Vendors
1 55 (46.22%) Microsoft
2 22 (18.49%) VMware
3 20 (16.81%) Cisco
4 19 (15.97%) Citrix
5 9 (7.56%) Forcepoint
6 8 (6.72%) F5
6 8 (6.72%) Infoblox
6 8 (6.72%) Meraki
7 7 (5.88%) Oracle
8 6 (5.04%) Dell
8 6 (5.04%) IBM
8 6 (5.04%) Informatica
8 6 (5.04%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.20%) Databricks
9 5 (4.20%) Talend
10 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.68%) Google
11 2 (1.68%) Ivanti
11 2 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.68%) Telerik