Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 38 71
Rank change year-on-year +19 +33 +10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 197 60 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 14.46% 6.26% 2.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.05% 42.55% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 180 58 30
Dorset median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,875 £46,375
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 Dorset with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 410 141 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 30.10% 14.72% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 366 136 111
Dorset median annual salary £41,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.59% -9.33% -10.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,875 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +10.63% -5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Dorset

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Dorset

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Dorset over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Dorset

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
Bournemouth +9 115 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Poole +28 78 £41,000 +17.14% 6
Wimborne - 1 £50,000 - 3
Ferndown - 1 £45,000 - 1
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 121 (61.42%) Microsoft
2 90 (45.69%) .NET
3 86 (43.65%) C#
4 81 (41.12%) SQL Server
5 73 (37.06%) ASP.NET
6 66 (33.50%) Office 365
7 65 (32.99%) MVC
8 63 (31.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 60 (30.46%) TDD
10 57 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 55 (27.92%) Amazon AWS
11 55 (27.92%) Finance
11 55 (27.92%) Windows
12 54 (27.41%) SQL
13 51 (25.89%) Git (software)
14 48 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
15 47 (23.86%) Active Directory
16 44 (22.34%) SOLID
17 43 (21.83%) JavaScript
18 39 (19.80%) WCF
18 39 (19.80%) BDD
18 39 (19.80%) AngularJS
19 37 (18.78%) Web Services
20 36 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 36 (18.27%) SOA
20 36 (18.27%) Scrum
21 35 (17.77%) VMware
21 35 (17.77%) ITIL
22 32 (16.24%) SharePoint
22 32 (16.24%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 32 (16.24%) SharePoint
2 29 (14.72%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.12%) IIS
4 12 (6.09%) Skype for Business
5 7 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.02%) Apache
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 66 (33.50%) Office 365
2 55 (27.92%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (8.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (8.12%) GitHub
5 7 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.05%) SaaS
7 5 (2.54%) IaaS
7 5 (2.54%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (1.52%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.51%) npm
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (13.20%) Firewall
2 22 (11.17%) DNS
3 18 (9.14%) LAN
4 17 (8.63%) WAN
5 16 (8.12%) SAN
6 14 (7.11%) TCP/IP
7 12 (6.09%) Skype
8 10 (5.08%) DHCP
8 10 (5.08%) NAS
8 10 (5.08%) VPN
9 9 (4.57%) Unified Communications
10 6 (3.05%) Internet
11 5 (2.54%) Reverse Proxy
11 5 (2.54%) Wireless
12 4 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.52%) VoIP
13 3 (1.52%) WLAN
14 2 (1.02%) PBX
14 2 (1.02%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.11%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (5.58%) MySQL
4 9 (4.57%) MariaDB
4 9 (4.57%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.03%) Redis
8 3 (1.52%) Big Data
8 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.02%) Power BI
9 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (25.89%) Git (software)
2 16 (8.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.06%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.55%) Grunt
5 6 (3.05%) Protractor
6 5 (2.54%) gulp
7 3 (1.52%) Bower
7 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.52%) webpack
8 1 (0.51%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.51%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.51%) ER Studio
8 1 (0.51%) ERwin
8 1 (0.51%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.51%) MSTest
8 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (27.92%) Finance
2 4 (2.03%) Marketing
3 3 (1.52%) Retail
4 2 (1.02%) Back Office
4 2 (1.02%) Games
4 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (48.22%) Developer
2 75 (38.07%) .NET Developer
3 44 (22.34%) C# Developer
4 39 (19.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 26 (13.20%) Angular Developer
6 23 (11.68%) Software Developer
7 20 (10.15%) C# Software Developer
8 19 (9.64%) Senior Developer
9 18 (9.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (9.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 17 (8.63%) Azure Developer
11 16 (8.12%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (7.11%) Administrator
12 14 (7.11%) Consultant
13 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (6.09%) Support Engineer
15 11 (5.58%) Designer
15 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure Designer
16 10 (5.08%) Senior VB.NET Developer
16 10 (5.08%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (45.69%) .NET
2 73 (37.06%) ASP.NET
3 63 (31.98%) ASP.NET Web API
4 57 (28.93%) ASP.NET MVC
5 39 (19.80%) AngularJS
5 39 (19.80%) WCF
6 37 (18.78%) Web Services
7 24 (12.18%) .NET Core
8 21 (10.66%) jQuery
9 18 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 16 (8.12%) ASP.NET Core
10 16 (8.12%) CSS
10 16 (8.12%) HTML
10 16 (8.12%) React
11 14 (7.11%) .NET Framework
12 13 (6.60%) WinForms
13 12 (6.09%) Vue.js
14 8 (4.06%) Node.js
14 8 (4.06%) REST
15 6 (3.05%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.71%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.58%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.06%) Fintech
5 7 (3.55%) Clustering
5 7 (3.55%) User Experience
6 6 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.02%) PKI
10 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (27.92%) Windows
2 26 (13.20%) Windows Server
3 22 (11.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (5.58%) Linux
6 10 (5.08%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.52%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (32.99%) MVC
2 60 (30.46%) TDD
3 48 (24.37%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (22.34%) SOLID
5 39 (19.80%) BDD
6 36 (18.27%) Scrum
6 36 (18.27%) SOA
7 35 (17.77%) ITIL
8 32 (16.24%) Microservices
9 26 (13.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 26 (13.20%) Migration
9 26 (13.20%) Web Development
10 22 (11.17%) Creative Thinking
11 20 (10.15%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (9.14%) Test Automation
14 15 (7.61%) Unit Testing
15 14 (7.11%) Continuous Delivery
15 14 (7.11%) DNA
15 14 (7.11%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 86 (43.65%) C#
2 54 (27.41%) SQL
3 43 (21.83%) JavaScript
4 21 (10.66%) TypeScript
5 16 (8.12%) Python
6 14 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.08%) C
8 9 (4.57%) Java
8 9 (4.57%) PHP
9 8 (4.06%) Go
9 8 (4.06%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.52%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.51%) C++
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) VB
11 1 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 36 (18.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (15.23%) Degree
3 10 (5.08%) MCSA
3 10 (5.08%) MCSE
4 9 (4.57%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (4.06%) MCITP
6 7 (3.55%) AWS Certification
6 7 (3.55%) RHCE
7 5 (2.54%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
9 2 (1.02%) CCA
9 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.55%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.05%) ISO 14001
2 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.52%) SLA
4 2 (1.02%) GDPR
4 2 (1.02%) PMO
5 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
System Software
1 47 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (16.24%) Hyper-V
3 13 (6.60%) Docker
4 9 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.02%) vSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Firmware
7 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 24 (12.18%) SCCM
2 17 (8.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (4.57%) Ansible
4 4 (2.03%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.02%) Puppet
5 2 (1.02%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 121 (61.42%) Microsoft
2 35 (17.77%) VMware
3 24 (12.18%) Citrix
4 11 (5.58%) Cisco
5 9 (4.57%) Google
6 7 (3.55%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.03%) Apple
8 3 (1.52%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.52%) Meraki
8 3 (1.52%) Oracle
8 3 (1.52%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.52%) SonicWALL
8 3 (1.52%) Ubiquiti
8 3 (1.52%) Veeam
8 3 (1.52%) Xamarin
9 2 (1.02%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (1.02%) BroadSoft
9 2 (1.02%) Equitrac
9 2 (1.02%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.51%) Informatica