Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 53 120
Rank change year-on-year +31 +67 +44
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,083 626 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.96% 5.01% 2.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.41% 34.43% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 938 569 312
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -1.03% +7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £33,275
90th Percentile £75,375 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +3.00%

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 2,615 1,818 1,363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.62% 14.54% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,037 1,461 1,131
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £27,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +24 380 £55,000 - 33
Cambridgeshire +21 271 £47,500 +5.56% 40
Bedfordshire +33 206 £52,500 +8.25% 13
Essex +67 128 £50,000 - 10
Suffolk +15 74 £60,000 +42.86% 12
Norfolk +36 36 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 542 (50.05%) Amazon AWS
2 456 (42.11%) .NET
3 402 (37.12%) Microsoft
4 401 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
5 393 (36.29%) SQL Server
6 371 (34.26%) C#
7 308 (28.44%) SQL
8 297 (27.42%) DevOps
9 288 (26.59%) Windows
10 233 (21.51%) PowerShell
11 230 (21.24%) Linux
12 214 (19.76%) JavaScript
13 211 (19.48%) Active Directory
14 187 (17.27%) VMware
15 183 (16.90%) Windows Server
16 178 (16.44%) TDD
16 178 (16.44%) Office 365
17 177 (16.34%) MVC
18 176 (16.25%) Finance
19 173 (15.97%) ASP.NET
20 153 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
21 144 (13.30%) AngularJS
22 138 (12.74%) HTML
23 129 (11.91%) ASP.NET Web API
24 125 (11.54%) NoSQL
24 125 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
24 125 (11.54%) Scrum
25 122 (11.27%) Python
26 120 (11.08%) Software Engineering
27 116 (10.71%) CSS

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 93 (8.59%) Elasticsearch
2 80 (7.39%) MS Exchange
3 56 (5.17%) Apache Spark
4 51 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (4.25%) IIS
6 42 (3.88%) OpenStack
7 27 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.85%) Apache
9 16 (1.48%) SharePoint
9 16 (1.48%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.39%) Confluence
11 11 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.92%) Mule
12 10 (0.92%) Mule ESB
12 10 (0.92%) NServiceBus
13 6 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.46%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.46%) ArcSDE
14 5 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 17 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.092%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.92%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.37%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.28%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 542 (50.05%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (16.44%) Office 365
3 109 (10.06%) SaaS
4 50 (4.62%) Google Cloud Platform
5 48 (4.43%) Azure Data Factory
6 35 (3.23%) PaaS
7 34 (3.14%) IaaS
8 30 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (2.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.57%) Amazon EMR
11 16 (1.48%) Serverless
12 15 (1.39%) Amazon Kinesis
12 15 (1.39%) Amazon S3
13 12 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.92%) Boomi
15 8 (0.74%) Mimecast
16 4 (0.37%) NuGet
16 4 (0.37%) Trello
16 4 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 104 (9.60%) DNS
2 94 (8.68%) Firewall
3 70 (6.46%) TCP/IP
4 62 (5.72%) SAN
5 37 (3.42%) DHCP
6 35 (3.23%) VPN
7 33 (3.05%) HTTP
8 30 (2.77%) Internet
9 26 (2.40%) NAS
10 22 (2.03%) Skype
11 18 (1.66%) VLAN
12 17 (1.57%) LAN
13 16 (1.48%) WAN
14 12 (1.11%) Wireless
15 11 (1.02%) FTP
15 11 (1.02%) Kerberos
16 10 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
17 9 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.83%) Network Security
17 9 (0.83%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (36.29%) SQL Server
2 125 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 109 (10.06%) MongoDB
4 88 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 81 (7.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 79 (7.29%) SQL Server 2016
8 75 (6.93%) Big Data
9 58 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
10 52 (4.80%) Power BI
11 38 (3.51%) Relational Database
12 37 (3.42%) Hadoop
12 37 (3.42%) RavenDB
13 28 (2.59%) Amazon Redshift
13 28 (2.59%) HDInsight
14 27 (2.49%) HBase
15 26 (2.40%) Data Lake
16 21 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.75%) MySQL
18 18 (1.66%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 116 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 81 (7.48%) Visual Studio
3 74 (6.83%) Jenkins
4 68 (6.28%) TeamCity
5 54 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (4.43%) JIRA
7 34 (3.14%) Visual Studio Team System
8 32 (2.95%) NUnit
9 19 (1.75%) Subversion
10 18 (1.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 16 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
12 12 (1.11%) Jasmine
12 12 (1.11%) Log4Net
13 10 (0.92%) Ant
14 9 (0.83%) Vagrant
15 7 (0.65%) SoapUI
15 7 (0.65%) SpecFlow
16 5 (0.46%) Gradle
16 5 (0.46%) Maven
16 5 (0.46%) Selenium
General
1 176 (16.25%) Finance
2 40 (3.69%) Retail
3 31 (2.86%) Marketing
4 24 (2.22%) Banking
5 20 (1.85%) Advertising
6 16 (1.48%) Games
7 9 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.65%) Electronics
8 7 (0.65%) Legal
9 4 (0.37%) Billing
9 4 (0.37%) French Language
9 4 (0.37%) German Language
9 4 (0.37%) Swedish Language
10 3 (0.28%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.092%) Automotive
11 1 (0.092%) Law
11 1 (0.092%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 376 (34.72%) Developer
2 234 (21.61%) .NET Developer
3 105 (9.70%) C# Developer
4 98 (9.05%) Senior Developer
5 84 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 81 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 74 (6.83%) Architect
7 74 (6.83%) Consultant
8 70 (6.46%) Software Engineer
9 62 (5.72%) Analyst
10 57 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
11 56 (5.17%) DBA
12 54 (4.99%) Senior .NET Developer
13 52 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
13 52 (4.80%) SQL DBA
14 49 (4.52%) Cloud Engineer
14 49 (4.52%) DevOps Engineer
15 47 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
16 42 (3.88%) Administrator
17 40 (3.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (42.11%) .NET
2 173 (15.97%) ASP.NET
3 153 (14.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 144 (13.30%) AngularJS
5 138 (12.74%) HTML
6 129 (11.91%) ASP.NET Web API
7 116 (10.71%) CSS
8 92 (8.49%) .NET Framework
9 86 (7.94%) Web Services
10 72 (6.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 69 (6.37%) HTML5
12 66 (6.09%) .NET Core
13 65 (6.00%) REST
14 62 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 56 (5.17%) JSON
16 51 (4.71%) RabbitMQ
17 50 (4.62%) WPF
18 47 (4.34%) LINQ
19 44 (4.06%) Middleware
20 43 (3.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.97%) Data Centre
2 83 (7.66%) Computer Science
3 72 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
4 66 (6.09%) Public Cloud
5 60 (5.54%) Mobile App
6 54 (4.99%) User Experience
7 41 (3.79%) Greenfield Project
7 41 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
8 35 (3.23%) Fintech
9 28 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.49%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (2.40%) Replication
11 26 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
12 23 (2.12%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.57%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.39%) PKI
15 13 (1.20%) Algorithms
16 12 (1.11%) Clustering
16 12 (1.11%) Private Cloud
17 10 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 288 (26.59%) Windows
2 230 (21.24%) Linux
3 183 (16.90%) Windows Server
4 76 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (5.63%) Unix
6 58 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (2.59%) Windows 10
8 24 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.29%) Apple iOS
10 12 (1.11%) Android
11 8 (0.74%) VMS
12 7 (0.65%) Solaris
13 6 (0.55%) CentOS
14 5 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.37%) AIX
15 4 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.28%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
2 297 (27.42%) DevOps
3 178 (16.44%) TDD
4 177 (16.34%) MVC
5 125 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (11.54%) Scrum
6 120 (11.08%) Software Engineering
7 114 (10.53%) Analytics
8 112 (10.34%) Microservices
9 109 (10.06%) Business Intelligence
10 107 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 98 (9.05%) ITIL
12 94 (8.68%) Mentoring
13 87 (8.03%) CRM
14 86 (7.94%) OO
15 77 (7.11%) Migration
16 76 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
17 65 (6.00%) Web Application Development
18 62 (5.72%) Test Automation
19 60 (5.54%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 371 (34.26%) C#
2 308 (28.44%) SQL
3 233 (21.51%) PowerShell
4 214 (19.76%) JavaScript
5 122 (11.27%) Python
6 91 (8.40%) T-SQL
7 79 (7.29%) Java
8 66 (6.09%) Ruby
9 62 (5.72%) Bash Shell
10 25 (2.31%) F#
11 24 (2.22%) TypeScript
12 21 (1.94%) Apex Code
13 19 (1.75%) C++
14 17 (1.57%) Scala
15 13 (1.20%) Perl
16 12 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 11 (1.02%) C
17 11 (1.02%) PHP
17 11 (1.02%) VBA
18 9 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 109 (10.06%) Degree
2 70 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (4.99%) MCSE
4 40 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 34 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (2.22%) MCP
7 20 (1.85%) MCSA
8 17 (1.57%) CCA
8 17 (1.57%) CCNA
8 17 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.57%) CISSP
8 17 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
9 14 (1.29%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.20%) CEH
10 13 (1.20%) GSEC
10 13 (1.20%) SC Cleared
10 13 (1.20%) SSCP
11 10 (0.92%) MCITP
12 7 (0.65%) CCNP
12 7 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.34%) QA
2 26 (2.40%) GDPR
2 26 (2.40%) SLA
3 24 (2.22%) GCP
4 22 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.83%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.28%) COBIT
7 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.28%) PMO
8 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.092%) MiFID
9 1 (0.092%) RMADS
System Software
1 211 (19.48%) Active Directory
2 109 (10.06%) Hyper-V
3 104 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (8.86%) Docker
5 72 (6.65%) vSphere
6 34 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (2.95%) Virtual Servers
8 30 (2.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (1.66%) HDFS
10 15 (1.39%) Apache Flume
11 12 (1.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 12 (1.11%) XenApp
12 10 (0.92%) Ceph
13 8 (0.74%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.74%) XenDesktop
14 7 (0.65%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.55%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.55%) XenServer
16 4 (0.37%) Firmware
16 4 (0.37%) LXC
Systems Management
1 66 (6.09%) Puppet
2 64 (5.91%) Ansible
2 64 (5.91%) Kibana
3 60 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (3.42%) Kubernetes
5 36 (3.32%) vRealize
6 31 (2.86%) Terraform
7 30 (2.77%) vCenter Server
8 28 (2.59%) WSUS
9 26 (2.40%) SCCM
10 23 (2.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 18 (1.66%) Oozie
12 15 (1.39%) NetBackup
13 11 (1.02%) Graphite
14 10 (0.92%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 6 (0.55%) FortiGate
16 6 (0.55%) SCOM
16 6 (0.55%) SCOrch
17 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 402 (37.12%) Microsoft
2 187 (17.27%) VMware
3 100 (9.23%) Google
4 76 (7.02%) Citrix
5 58 (5.36%) Cisco
6 44 (4.06%) Oracle
7 43 (3.97%) Splunk
8 35 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 34 (3.14%) F5
10 31 (2.86%) NetApp
11 30 (2.77%) AppDynamics
11 30 (2.77%) BMC
11 30 (2.77%) IBM
11 30 (2.77%) WorldPay
12 27 (2.49%) Xamarin
13 23 (2.12%) Dell
13 23 (2.12%) SAP
14 22 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (1.94%) Draytek
15 21 (1.94%) SonicWALL