Period
to 1 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Essex > Colchester
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 13 24
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Azure 14 23 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Colchester 26.92% 16.55% 9.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.28% 48.94% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 18
10th Percentile £31,400 £42,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,438 £46,250 £47,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £47,500 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year +57.89% -25.49% +27.50%
75th Percentile £78,750 £49,688 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £57,000 "
Essex median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.00% +25.00%

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 Colchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Colchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 29 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 55.77% 33.81% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 49
10th Percentile £26,625 £32,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £38,750 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,250 £47,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.16% +35.71% -30.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £48,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £52,500 £67,500
Essex median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +6.25%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Colchester

Azure
Salary Trend in Colchester

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

Salary trend for Azure in Colchester

Azure
Salary Histogram in Colchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Colchester over the 6 months to 1 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in Colchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 Colchester region with a requirement for Azure.

1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (50.00%) .NET
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) PaaS
4 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (35.71%) Microservices
4 5 (35.71%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Azure Stack
5 4 (28.57%) Architecture Roadmap
5 4 (28.57%) Serverless
5 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
5 4 (28.57%) API Design
5 4 (28.57%) API Integration
5 4 (28.57%) AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Billing
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) CRM
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (14.29%) WSUS
7 2 (14.29%) Logistics

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (7.14%) Apache
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) nginx
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (35.71%) PaaS
3 4 (28.57%) AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Stack
3 4 (28.57%) Serverless
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (7.14%) GitHub
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) Softphone
2 1 (7.14%) VLAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Applications Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Data Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) HTML5
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
2 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
1 5 (35.71%) Microservices
2 4 (28.57%) API Design
2 4 (28.57%) API Integration
2 4 (28.57%) Architecture Roadmap
2 4 (28.57%) CRM
2 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Meraki
2 1 (7.14%) SonicWALL
2 1 (7.14%) VMware