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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 97 173
Rank change year-on-year +40 +76  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 256 202 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.16% 2.76% 1.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.60% 31.61% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 226 171 98
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 762 639 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.38% 8.73% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 602 512 555
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +22 102 £45,000 - 18
Hertfordshire +27 81 £55,000 -21.42% 10
Bedfordshire 0 29 £49,500 -1.00% 3
Essex +26 22 £52,500 +75.00% 4
Suffolk +24 18 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Norfolk -10 5 £42,500 - 1
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 256 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 209 (43.63%) SQL Server
3 192 (40.08%) .NET
4 181 (37.79%) Windows
5 180 (37.58%) C#
6 173 (36.12%) Amazon AWS
7 147 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
8 139 (29.02%) MVC
9 134 (27.97%) ASP.NET
10 121 (25.26%) SQL
11 118 (24.63%) HTML
11 118 (24.63%) Office 365
12 116 (24.22%) VMware
13 108 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 106 (22.13%) AngularJS
15 101 (21.09%) JavaScript
16 98 (20.46%) Active Directory
17 90 (18.79%) Windows Server
18 87 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
18 87 (18.16%) CSS
19 86 (17.95%) HTML5
20 85 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
21 81 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
22 78 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
23 77 (16.08%) Scrum
24 76 (15.87%) TDD
25 69 (14.41%) MCSE
26 67 (13.99%) MS Exchange
26 67 (13.99%) Hyper-V
27 64 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008

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 67 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 45 (9.39%) SharePoint
3 41 (8.56%) IIS
4 36 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (5.85%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (5.43%) Skype for Business
7 17 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (2.71%) Confluence
9 12 (2.51%) Moodle
10 10 (2.09%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.67%) CMS
12 8 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (1.25%) Apache
13 6 (1.25%) Kentico
14 5 (1.04%) OpenStack
15 4 (0.84%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (7.10%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.42%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 173 (36.12%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (24.63%) Office 365
3 40 (8.35%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (4.59%) PaaS
5 20 (4.18%) SaaS
6 18 (3.76%) IaaS
7 15 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.04%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
11 4 (0.84%) Datadog
12 3 (0.63%) Akamai
13 2 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) iTunes
13 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.42%) SoftLayer
14 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 54 (11.27%) Firewall
2 49 (10.23%) DNS
3 36 (7.52%) SAN
4 30 (6.26%) DHCP
5 24 (5.01%) LAN
6 21 (4.38%) VPN
6 21 (4.38%) WAN
7 13 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (2.51%) Internet
8 12 (2.51%) TCP/IP
9 11 (2.30%) Skype
10 10 (2.09%) HTTP
11 9 (1.88%) Network Security
12 8 (1.67%) Unified Communications
12 8 (1.67%) VLAN
13 7 (1.46%) LDAP
13 7 (1.46%) NAS
14 6 (1.25%) MPLS
14 6 (1.25%) Wireless
15 5 (1.04%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (43.63%) SQL Server
2 49 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 41 (8.56%) MongoDB
4 40 (8.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (6.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 30 (6.26%) SQL Server 2012
8 28 (5.85%) Data Warehouse
9 24 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (4.80%) Big Data
11 22 (4.59%) MySQL
12 21 (4.38%) HBase
13 20 (4.18%) Relational Database
14 19 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 17 (3.55%) Power BI
16 15 (3.13%) RavenDB
17 14 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 12 (2.51%) Amazon RDS
18 12 (2.51%) DB2
19 9 (1.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 25 (5.22%) Moq
2 25 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 24 (5.01%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (5.01%) TeamCity
4 21 (4.38%) SpecFlow
5 19 (3.97%) NUnit
6 17 (3.55%) Visual Studio
7 14 (2.92%) JIRA
7 14 (2.92%) Selenium
8 8 (1.67%) ReSharper
9 6 (1.25%) Subversion
10 5 (1.04%) Jasmine
11 4 (0.84%) Log4Net
11 4 (0.84%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.42%) Grunt
13 2 (0.42%) gulp
13 2 (0.42%) webpack
General
1 39 (8.14%) Finance
2 25 (5.22%) Retail
3 13 (2.71%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.51%) Publishing
5 8 (1.67%) Electronics
6 7 (1.46%) Advertising
7 6 (1.25%) Games
8 3 (0.63%) Legal
8 3 (0.63%) Marketing
9 2 (0.42%) Local Government
10 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 220 (45.93%) Developer
2 91 (19.00%) .NET Developer
3 70 (14.61%) C# Developer
4 61 (12.73%) Senior Developer
5 51 (10.65%) Architect
6 36 (7.52%) Consultant
7 35 (7.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 32 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 30 (6.26%) Analyst
9 30 (6.26%) Support Engineer
10 28 (5.85%) Java Developer
11 27 (5.64%) Programmer
12 26 (5.43%) Senior .NET Developer
13 25 (5.22%) C# Programmer
14 24 (5.01%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.97%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 18 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
16 18 (3.76%) Server Engineer
17 17 (3.55%) Azure Consultant
17 17 (3.55%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (40.08%) .NET
2 134 (27.97%) ASP.NET
3 118 (24.63%) HTML
4 108 (22.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 106 (22.13%) AngularJS
6 87 (18.16%) ASP.NET Web API
6 87 (18.16%) CSS
7 86 (17.95%) HTML5
8 64 (13.36%) Web Services
9 63 (13.15%) .NET Framework
10 49 (10.23%) CSS3
11 41 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 40 (8.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 39 (8.14%) Entity Framework
13 39 (8.14%) WCF
14 37 (7.72%) JSON
15 36 (7.52%) jQuery
16 28 (5.85%) RESTful
17 20 (4.18%) Node.js
18 19 (3.97%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 61 (12.73%) Computer Science
2 36 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.64%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.59%) Algorithms
5 21 (4.38%) Data Structures
6 18 (3.76%) Public Cloud
7 17 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (3.55%) Clustering
8 15 (3.13%) Fintech
9 12 (2.51%) CMDB
9 12 (2.51%) Learning Management System
9 12 (2.51%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.51%) NHS
9 12 (2.51%) VLE
10 9 (1.88%) Blackberry
10 9 (1.88%) Replication
10 9 (1.88%) Social Media
11 6 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 181 (37.79%) Windows
2 90 (18.79%) Windows Server
3 85 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (13.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (9.81%) Linux
6 21 (4.38%) Unix
7 14 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 11 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 11 (2.30%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.88%) Android
11 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.67%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.04%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.04%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.04%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.84%) VMS
15 3 (0.63%) Solaris
15 3 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (30.69%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (29.02%) MVC
3 77 (16.08%) Scrum
4 76 (15.87%) TDD
5 61 (12.73%) ITIL
6 52 (10.86%) Software Engineering
7 51 (10.65%) Presales
7 51 (10.65%) SOLID
8 45 (9.39%) SDLC
9 42 (8.77%) BDD
9 42 (8.77%) DevOps
10 35 (7.31%) OOP
11 32 (6.68%) OO
11 32 (6.68%) Project Management
12 31 (6.47%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.26%) Web Development
14 29 (6.05%) Continuous Improvement
15 27 (5.64%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
16 26 (5.43%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 180 (37.58%) C#
2 121 (25.26%) SQL
3 101 (21.09%) JavaScript
4 52 (10.86%) PowerShell
5 48 (10.02%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.68%) Java
7 31 (6.47%) Python
8 29 (6.05%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.34%) PHP
10 10 (2.09%) VBScript
11 7 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.25%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.25%) Perl
12 6 (1.25%) XAML
13 5 (1.04%) F#
13 5 (1.04%) Ruby
14 2 (0.42%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.42%) VB
15 1 (0.21%) C
15 1 (0.21%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 78 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (14.41%) MCSE
3 54 (11.27%) Degree
4 37 (7.72%) MCSA
5 25 (5.22%) MCP
6 23 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (3.34%) MCITP
8 13 (2.71%) CCNA
9 12 (2.51%) ISEB
9 12 (2.51%) PMI Certification
9 12 (2.51%) PMP
10 10 (2.09%) MCTS
11 9 (1.88%) CEH
12 8 (1.67%) CCNP
12 8 (1.67%) VCDX
12 8 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.25%) CISSP
14 5 (1.04%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
14 5 (1.04%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) SLA
2 16 (3.34%) QA
3 8 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 98 (20.46%) Active Directory
2 81 (16.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (13.99%) Hyper-V
4 32 (6.68%) Docker
5 22 (4.59%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (4.38%) vSphere
7 7 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.25%) XenApp
9 4 (0.84%) vCloud
9 4 (0.84%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.42%) Firmware
11 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.21%) KVM
11 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (4.18%) SCCM
2 16 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (2.51%) SCVMM
4 11 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 11 (2.30%) SCOM
5 10 (2.09%) Nagios
6 9 (1.88%) Puppet
7 5 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.04%) Kibana
7 5 (1.04%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.84%) HP Fortify
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.84%) vRealize
9 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.63%) Nessus
10 2 (0.42%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.21%) Packer
11 1 (0.21%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 256 (53.44%) Microsoft
2 116 (24.22%) VMware
3 58 (12.11%) Cisco
4 47 (9.81%) Citrix
5 42 (8.77%) NetApp
6 32 (6.68%) Oracle
6 32 (6.68%) Xamarin
7 31 (6.47%) HP
8 18 (3.76%) Veeam
9 17 (3.55%) EMC
9 17 (3.55%) Juniper
10 16 (3.34%) Google
10 16 (3.34%) IBM
10 16 (3.34%) Sitecore
11 13 (2.71%) CheckPoint
12 12 (2.51%) Blackboard
12 12 (2.51%) BMC
12 12 (2.51%) Red Hat
13 9 (1.88%) Dell
13 9 (1.88%) Sophos
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