Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 42 75
Rank change year-on-year +24 +33 +75
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,044 727 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.08% 6.13% 3.58%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.52% 36.33% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 829 617 408
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +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 2,244 2,001 1,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 23.81% 16.88% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,709 1,651 1,123
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £28,500 £27,100
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +22 404 £52,500 - 58
Cambridgeshire +22 255 £50,000 - 62
Bedfordshire +17 217 £55,000 +4.76% 28
Suffolk +21 77 £43,500 -17.14% 7
Essex +4 46 £37,500 -25.00% 14
Norfolk +14 45 £40,250 +0.63% 4
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 522 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 405 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
3 338 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
4 312 (29.89%) .NET
5 310 (29.69%) Windows
6 279 (26.72%) C#
7 270 (25.86%) SQL
8 264 (25.29%) SQL Server
9 246 (23.56%) Active Directory
10 231 (22.13%) Office 365
11 223 (21.36%) VMware
12 194 (18.58%) DevOps
13 168 (16.09%) JavaScript
14 154 (14.75%) PowerShell
15 145 (13.89%) Windows Server
16 140 (13.41%) SaaS
17 137 (13.12%) MVC
18 134 (12.84%) DNS
19 132 (12.64%) ASP.NET
19 132 (12.64%) Linux
19 132 (12.64%) Firewall
20 127 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 124 (11.88%) Finance
22 122 (11.69%) AngularJS
23 120 (11.49%) Hyper-V
24 114 (10.92%) ITIL
25 110 (10.54%) Analytics
25 110 (10.54%) Docker
26 102 (9.77%) Migration
26 102 (9.77%) TDD

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 69 (6.61%) MS Exchange
2 45 (4.31%) IIS
3 38 (3.64%) Skype for Business
4 37 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 34 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
6 32 (3.07%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.97%) Confluence
8 24 (2.30%) Apache Spark
9 20 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 19 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
10 19 (1.82%) WordPress
11 17 (1.63%) Apache
11 17 (1.63%) WebSphere
12 16 (1.53%) JBoss
13 15 (1.44%) WebLogic
14 14 (1.34%) Traefik
15 13 (1.25%) GlassFish
15 13 (1.25%) MQSeries
15 13 (1.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 47 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.01%) MS Visio
3 16 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.096%) HipChat
6 1 (0.096%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.096%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.096%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.096%) Maximo
4 1 (0.096%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.096%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.096%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 405 (38.79%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (22.13%) Office 365
3 140 (13.41%) SaaS
4 81 (7.76%) IaaS
5 63 (6.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 52 (4.98%) PaaS
7 44 (4.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 32 (3.07%) Azure Data Factory
9 23 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.63%) GitHub
10 17 (1.63%) Serverless
11 14 (1.34%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (1.25%) Mimecast
13 12 (1.15%) OpenShift
14 11 (1.05%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.96%) OneDrive
16 8 (0.77%) Firebase
17 7 (0.67%) Yammer
18 6 (0.57%) Data Lake Analytics
19 5 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 134 (12.84%) DNS
2 132 (12.64%) Firewall
3 73 (6.99%) DHCP
4 71 (6.80%) VPN
5 69 (6.61%) TCP/IP
6 56 (5.36%) Internet
7 41 (3.93%) IP Telephony
7 41 (3.93%) SAN
8 40 (3.83%) HTTP
9 39 (3.74%) MPLS
10 38 (3.64%) LAN
11 37 (3.54%) WAN
12 28 (2.68%) Skype
13 23 (2.20%) Wireless
14 21 (2.01%) Reverse Proxy
14 21 (2.01%) SSL
15 20 (1.92%) VLAN
16 19 (1.82%) iSCSI
17 17 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (1.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (25.29%) SQL Server
2 67 (6.42%) Power BI
3 66 (6.32%) MongoDB
4 63 (6.03%) NoSQL
5 59 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
6 58 (5.56%) Big Data
6 58 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 54 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 49 (4.69%) MySQL
9 47 (4.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 47 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 27 (2.59%) Hadoop
11 24 (2.30%) Data Lake
11 24 (2.30%) Redis
11 24 (2.30%) Relational Database
12 23 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
13 20 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
14 19 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 88 (8.43%) Git (software)
1 88 (8.43%) JIRA
2 53 (5.08%) Visual Studio
3 46 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 30 (2.87%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (2.78%) NUnit
6 26 (2.49%) TeamCity
7 20 (1.92%) Selenium
7 20 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 17 (1.63%) Subversion
9 14 (1.34%) Maven
10 13 (1.25%) Ant
11 12 (1.15%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.05%) gulp
13 10 (0.96%) Jasmine
14 9 (0.86%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.77%) Log4Net
16 7 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 5 (0.48%) Vagrant
18 4 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 124 (11.88%) Finance
2 64 (6.13%) Retail
3 20 (1.92%) Publishing
4 16 (1.53%) Games
5 14 (1.34%) Marketing
6 12 (1.15%) German Language
7 10 (0.96%) French Language
7 10 (0.96%) Swedish Language
8 9 (0.86%) Law
9 8 (0.77%) Back Office
9 8 (0.77%) Banking
10 5 (0.48%) Advertising
10 5 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.38%) Legal
12 3 (0.29%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.19%) Automotive
13 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 1 (0.096%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 307 (29.41%) Developer
2 165 (15.80%) .NET Developer
3 95 (9.10%) C# Developer
4 87 (8.33%) Architect
5 85 (8.14%) Consultant
6 66 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 66 (6.32%) Software Developer
7 65 (6.23%) Senior Developer
8 64 (6.13%) DevOps Engineer
9 59 (5.65%) Analyst
10 53 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 50 (4.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 48 (4.60%) C# Software Developer
13 47 (4.50%) .NET Software Developer
14 46 (4.41%) Support Engineer
15 43 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 41 (3.93%) Software Engineer
17 38 (3.64%) Project Manager
18 37 (3.54%) Cloud Consultant
18 37 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (29.89%) .NET
2 132 (12.64%) ASP.NET
3 122 (11.69%) AngularJS
4 101 (9.67%) Web Services
5 99 (9.48%) HTML
6 96 (9.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 90 (8.62%) CSS
8 87 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 62 (5.94%) .NET Core
10 59 (5.65%) REST
11 53 (5.08%) .NET Framework
12 47 (4.50%) Node.js
13 45 (4.31%) React
14 42 (4.02%) Kafka
15 41 (3.93%) WCF
16 40 (3.83%) HTML5
16 40 (3.83%) JSON
17 36 (3.45%) Velocity
18 35 (3.35%) OAuth
18 35 (3.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (5.36%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (5.08%) User Experience
4 49 (4.69%) Mobile App
5 45 (4.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 43 (4.12%) Data Centre
7 40 (3.83%) Security Operations Centre
8 36 (3.45%) Public Cloud
9 32 (3.07%) Replication
10 27 (2.59%) Fat Client
10 27 (2.59%) Thin Client
11 25 (2.39%) Management Information System
12 24 (2.30%) Algorithms
12 24 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
14 21 (2.01%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (1.44%) iPhone
16 14 (1.34%) Clustering
17 13 (1.25%) Cloud Native
18 12 (1.15%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 310 (29.69%) Windows
2 145 (13.89%) Windows Server
3 132 (12.64%) Linux
4 73 (6.99%) Windows 7
5 68 (6.51%) Windows 10
6 53 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.87%) Unix
8 29 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 23 (2.20%) Apple iOS
10 20 (1.92%) Android
11 19 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.25%) Mac OS X
13 12 (1.15%) CentOS
14 10 (0.96%) VMS
15 7 (0.67%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.57%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (0.57%) Debian
17 5 (0.48%) Kali Linux
18 4 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (32.38%) Agile Software Development
2 194 (18.58%) DevOps
3 137 (13.12%) MVC
4 114 (10.92%) ITIL
5 110 (10.54%) Analytics
6 102 (9.77%) Migration
6 102 (9.77%) TDD
7 101 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 94 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
9 92 (8.81%) Scrum
10 84 (8.05%) Microservices
11 83 (7.95%) Mentoring
12 77 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 74 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
15 58 (5.56%) CRM
16 57 (5.46%) PRINCE2
17 55 (5.27%) Test Automation
18 53 (5.08%) Coaching
18 53 (5.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 279 (26.72%) C#
2 270 (25.86%) SQL
3 168 (16.09%) JavaScript
4 154 (14.75%) PowerShell
5 96 (9.20%) Python
6 91 (8.72%) Java
7 76 (7.28%) T-SQL
8 57 (5.46%) Bash Shell
9 37 (3.54%) TypeScript
10 29 (2.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 28 (2.68%) PHP
12 18 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 14 (1.34%) Ruby
14 11 (1.05%) AWK
14 11 (1.05%) C
14 11 (1.05%) C++
15 9 (0.86%) ES6
15 9 (0.86%) Kotlin
15 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
16 8 (0.77%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 91 (8.72%) Degree
2 70 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 42 (4.02%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (3.93%) CISSP
5 38 (3.64%) MCSE
6 32 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
7 30 (2.87%) SSCP
8 26 (2.49%) MCSA
9 25 (2.39%) CISM
10 24 (2.30%) CEH
11 23 (2.20%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 22 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 20 (1.92%) SANS
14 19 (1.82%) CCSP
14 19 (1.82%) MCP
15 18 (1.72%) CCNA
16 16 (1.53%) AWS Certification
16 16 (1.53%) GCIA
17 12 (1.15%) Security Cleared
18 11 (1.05%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.35%) QA
2 29 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.20%) GDPR
4 20 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.53%) SLA
6 3 (0.29%) RMADS
6 3 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 246 (23.56%) Active Directory
2 127 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (11.49%) Hyper-V
4 110 (10.54%) Docker
5 39 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (2.39%) XenApp
7 23 (2.20%) vSphere
8 16 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.25%) XenDesktop
10 12 (1.15%) VMware NSX
11 9 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.67%) Firmware
13 5 (0.48%) HDFS
14 3 (0.29%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.29%) Ceph
14 3 (0.29%) NFS
14 3 (0.29%) vCloud
15 2 (0.19%) LXC
15 2 (0.19%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 72 (6.90%) SCCM
2 70 (6.70%) Kubernetes
3 61 (5.84%) Puppet
4 46 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
5 45 (4.31%) Ansible
6 31 (2.97%) vRealize
7 28 (2.68%) Terraform
7 28 (2.68%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 25 (2.39%) Backup Exec
8 25 (2.39%) Grafana
9 23 (2.20%) SCOM
10 22 (2.11%) SCVMM
11 19 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
12 17 (1.63%) Graphite
13 16 (1.53%) vCenter Server
14 14 (1.34%) Prometheus
15 12 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (0.96%) HAProxy
17 9 (0.86%) Consul
17 9 (0.86%) Kibana
Vendors
1 522 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 223 (21.36%) VMware
3 92 (8.81%) Citrix
4 66 (6.32%) Google
5 62 (5.94%) Oracle
6 61 (5.84%) Cisco
7 56 (5.36%) Veeam
8 46 (4.41%) NetApp
9 45 (4.31%) IBM
10 36 (3.45%) HP
11 24 (2.30%) Tableau
12 23 (2.20%) Xamarin
13 21 (2.01%) EMC
14 20 (1.92%) Dell
15 17 (1.63%) New Relic
16 16 (1.53%) Splunk
16 16 (1.53%) Symantec
17 15 (1.44%) Meraki
18 14 (1.34%) Rackspace
19 13 (1.25%) SAP