Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 45 94
Rank change year-on-year +25 +49 +57
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,021 719 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.97% 5.96% 3.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.12% 36.02% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 829 621 377
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,368 1,996 1,423
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.13% 16.55% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,777 1,641 1,193
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +11.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the East of England

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Hertfordshire +24 410 £52,500 - 37
Cambridgeshire +18 222 £50,000 +5.26% 58
Bedfordshire +17 195 £55,000 +11.68% 31
Suffolk +21 82 £50,000 +18.34% 7
Essex +23 60 £35,000 -22.22% 19
Norfolk +24 54 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 457 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 434 (42.51%) Amazon AWS
3 391 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 379 (37.12%) .NET
5 338 (33.10%) C#
6 286 (28.01%) Windows
7 281 (27.52%) SQL Server
8 271 (26.54%) SQL
9 222 (21.74%) Active Directory
10 212 (20.76%) DevOps
11 210 (20.57%) Office 365
12 200 (19.59%) VMware
13 172 (16.85%) JavaScript
14 161 (15.77%) PowerShell
15 160 (15.67%) MVC
16 151 (14.79%) ASP.NET
17 144 (14.10%) Linux
18 141 (13.81%) Windows Server
19 136 (13.32%) SaaS
20 134 (13.12%) Finance
21 133 (13.03%) TDD
22 132 (12.93%) Analytics
23 129 (12.63%) AngularJS
24 124 (12.14%) Software Engineering
25 120 (11.75%) Hyper-V
26 117 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
27 114 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
27 114 (11.17%) DNS
28 112 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
29 111 (10.87%) HTML

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 83 (8.13%) MS Exchange
2 49 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
3 43 (4.21%) OpenStack
4 41 (4.02%) Confluence
5 39 (3.82%) IIS
6 37 (3.62%) Apache Spark
7 33 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (3.23%) SharePoint
8 28 (2.74%) Skype for Business
9 18 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (1.57%) Traefik
12 15 (1.47%) WebSphere
13 14 (1.37%) Apache
13 14 (1.37%) GlassFish
13 14 (1.37%) JBoss
13 14 (1.37%) MQSeries
13 14 (1.37%) WebLogic
14 13 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 12 (1.18%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 33 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.098%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.98%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.39%) SAP GRC
5 3 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.098%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.098%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.098%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 434 (42.51%) Amazon AWS
2 210 (20.57%) Office 365
3 136 (13.32%) SaaS
4 64 (6.27%) IaaS
5 56 (5.48%) Google Cloud Platform
6 55 (5.39%) PaaS
7 43 (4.21%) Azure Data Factory
8 38 (3.72%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
10 18 (1.76%) Serverless
11 15 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.27%) Google Analytics
12 13 (1.27%) Mimecast
13 9 (0.88%) GitHub
13 9 (0.88%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.78%) Firebase
14 8 (0.78%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.69%) Yammer
16 6 (0.59%) Data Lake Analytics
17 4 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 114 (11.17%) DNS
2 91 (8.91%) Firewall
3 66 (6.46%) TCP/IP
4 63 (6.17%) VPN
5 54 (5.29%) SAN
6 46 (4.51%) DHCP
7 44 (4.31%) Internet
8 34 (3.33%) HTTP
9 31 (3.04%) IP Telephony
10 29 (2.84%) MPLS
11 25 (2.45%) LAN
11 25 (2.45%) WAN
12 24 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
13 22 (2.15%) Skype
14 16 (1.57%) iSCSI
15 14 (1.37%) NAS
15 14 (1.37%) VLAN
16 13 (1.27%) Network Security
17 12 (1.18%) Wireless
18 11 (1.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (27.52%) SQL Server
2 81 (7.93%) NoSQL
3 73 (7.15%) MongoDB
4 67 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
5 66 (6.46%) Big Data
6 56 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 52 (5.09%) Power BI
9 49 (4.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (4.02%) SQL Server 2016
11 37 (3.62%) MySQL
12 33 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 26 (2.55%) Hadoop
14 25 (2.45%) Relational Database
15 23 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (2.15%) Data Lake
16 22 (2.15%) Redis
17 19 (1.86%) RavenDB
17 19 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
18 16 (1.57%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 89 (8.72%) JIRA
2 87 (8.52%) Git (software)
3 60 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 36 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 36 (3.53%) NUnit
5 21 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
5 21 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (1.86%) Ant
7 18 (1.76%) TeamCity
8 16 (1.57%) Jasmine
8 16 (1.57%) Selenium
9 15 (1.47%) Log4Net
10 14 (1.37%) Subversion
11 12 (1.18%) Maven
11 12 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (0.88%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.78%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.78%) SonarQube
14 7 (0.69%) gulp
15 5 (0.49%) Gradle
General
1 134 (13.12%) Finance
2 47 (4.60%) Retail
3 23 (2.25%) Games
4 19 (1.86%) Marketing
5 14 (1.37%) Banking
6 13 (1.27%) French Language
6 13 (1.27%) German Language
6 13 (1.27%) Swedish Language
7 9 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.78%) Back Office
9 7 (0.69%) Law
9 7 (0.69%) Legal
10 6 (0.59%) Advertising
11 5 (0.49%) Publishing
12 4 (0.39%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.20%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) Local Government
14 1 (0.098%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 333 (32.62%) Developer
2 198 (19.39%) .NET Developer
3 102 (9.99%) Consultant
4 101 (9.89%) C# Developer
5 83 (8.13%) Senior Developer
6 82 (8.03%) Software Developer
7 81 (7.93%) Architect
8 69 (6.76%) C# .NET Developer
9 60 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 60 (5.88%) Software Engineer
10 59 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 55 (5.39%) Analyst
12 53 (5.19%) Senior .NET Developer
13 49 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
14 46 (4.51%) DevOps Engineer
15 38 (3.72%) Support Engineer
16 37 (3.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 36 (3.53%) Cloud Consultant
18 34 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
18 34 (3.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (37.12%) .NET
2 151 (14.79%) ASP.NET
3 129 (12.63%) AngularJS
4 117 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 114 (11.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 111 (10.87%) HTML
7 104 (10.19%) Web Services
8 90 (8.81%) CSS
9 79 (7.74%) REST
10 69 (6.76%) .NET Framework
11 67 (6.56%) .NET Core
12 56 (5.48%) HTML5
13 55 (5.39%) JSON
14 48 (4.70%) Kafka
15 43 (4.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 35 (3.43%) Node.js
16 35 (3.43%) OAuth
16 35 (3.43%) Velocity
17 33 (3.23%) React
18 32 (3.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.56%) User Experience
2 59 (5.78%) Mobile App
3 56 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
5 54 (5.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 52 (5.09%) Data Centre
7 51 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 42 (4.11%) Public Cloud
9 34 (3.33%) Replication
10 33 (3.23%) Management Information System
11 27 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.96%) Algorithms
12 20 (1.96%) Fat Client
12 20 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
12 20 (1.96%) Thin Client
13 17 (1.67%) Clustering
13 17 (1.67%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.67%) Fintech
13 17 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 286 (28.01%) Windows
2 144 (14.10%) Linux
3 141 (13.81%) Windows Server
4 57 (5.58%) Windows 7
5 55 (5.39%) Windows 10
6 53 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 43 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (3.53%) Unix
9 27 (2.64%) Apple iOS
10 25 (2.45%) Android
11 14 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 14 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (1.18%) VMS
13 9 (0.88%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.78%) CentOS
15 7 (0.69%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.59%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.59%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.59%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.49%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 391 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (20.76%) DevOps
3 160 (15.67%) MVC
4 133 (13.03%) TDD
5 132 (12.93%) Analytics
6 124 (12.14%) Software Engineering
7 105 (10.28%) Microservices
8 104 (10.19%) Scrum
9 95 (9.30%) Mentoring
10 92 (9.01%) Migration
11 88 (8.62%) ITIL
12 81 (7.93%) Business Intelligence
13 79 (7.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 75 (7.35%) CRM
15 71 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
16 67 (6.56%) Presales
17 63 (6.17%) Continuous Delivery
18 62 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
19 61 (5.97%) OO
20 57 (5.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 338 (33.10%) C#
2 271 (26.54%) SQL
3 172 (16.85%) JavaScript
4 161 (15.77%) PowerShell
5 100 (9.79%) Java
6 85 (8.33%) Python
7 67 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 47 (4.60%) Bash Shell
9 38 (3.72%) TypeScript
10 21 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 15 (1.47%) C++
11 15 (1.47%) Ruby
11 15 (1.47%) Scala
11 15 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 14 (1.37%) Apex Code
13 13 (1.27%) C
13 13 (1.27%) PHP
14 12 (1.18%) AWK
15 9 (0.88%) R
16 8 (0.78%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 98 (9.60%) Degree
2 64 (6.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.31%) MCSE
4 38 (3.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 28 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (2.35%) CISSP
6 24 (2.35%) MCSA
7 21 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.57%) CCNA
8 16 (1.57%) Security Cleared
9 13 (1.27%) AWS Certification
9 13 (1.27%) MCITP
10 12 (1.18%) CEH
10 12 (1.18%) CISM
10 12 (1.18%) SSCP
11 11 (1.08%) Master's Degree
11 11 (1.08%) MCP
11 11 (1.08%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.88%) CISA
13 7 (0.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.41%) QA
2 15 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.37%) SLA
4 13 (1.27%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) RMADS
5 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 222 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 120 (11.75%) Hyper-V
3 112 (10.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 108 (10.58%) Docker
5 42 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (3.23%) vSphere
7 28 (2.74%) XenApp
8 17 (1.67%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.18%) VMware NSX
10 9 (0.88%) Firmware
10 9 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (0.78%) HDFS
12 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.59%) XenServer
14 5 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (0.39%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.29%) Ceph
16 3 (0.29%) NFS
17 2 (0.20%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
17 2 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (5.48%) Kubernetes
2 53 (5.19%) Puppet
2 53 (5.19%) SCCM
3 44 (4.31%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (2.94%) Ansible
5 26 (2.55%) vRealize
6 24 (2.35%) Grafana
7 21 (2.06%) Kibana
8 20 (1.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 19 (1.86%) SCVMM
10 18 (1.76%) SCOM
11 15 (1.47%) Graphite
12 14 (1.37%) Backup Exec
13 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.88%) Prometheus
14 9 (0.88%) SCOrch
15 8 (0.78%) AirWatch
15 8 (0.78%) Oozie
16 7 (0.69%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 457 (44.76%) Microsoft
2 200 (19.59%) VMware
3 77 (7.54%) Citrix
4 72 (7.05%) Google
5 54 (5.29%) IBM
6 44 (4.31%) Oracle
7 39 (3.82%) Cisco
8 37 (3.62%) Veeam
9 33 (3.23%) NetApp
10 27 (2.64%) HP
11 26 (2.55%) Xamarin
12 24 (2.35%) New Relic
12 24 (2.35%) Tableau
13 20 (1.96%) Meraki
14 16 (1.57%) Dell
14 16 (1.57%) EMC
14 16 (1.57%) Juniper
15 15 (1.47%) Symantec
16 14 (1.37%) Cognos
16 14 (1.37%) Salesforce.com