Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 26 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 +37 +49
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 938 1,058 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 11.70% 8.52% 4.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.45% 39.26% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 724 929 461
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 2,159 2,695 1,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.94% 21.71% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,670 2,142 1,261
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £73,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +16 371 £50,000 -13.04% 38
Cambridgeshire +17 266 £50,000 +5.26% 33
Bedfordshire +1 183 £50,000 -13.04% 5
Essex +2 67 £45,000 -10.00% 7
Suffolk -5 28 £40,000 -33.33% 5
Norfolk +4 25 £37,750 -22.56% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 430 (45.84%) Microsoft
2 352 (37.53%) Amazon AWS
3 293 (31.24%) Windows
4 257 (27.40%) VMware
5 255 (27.19%) SQL
6 242 (25.80%) Office 365
7 241 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
8 235 (25.05%) Active Directory
9 224 (23.88%) .NET
9 224 (23.88%) DevOps
10 220 (23.45%) SQL Server
11 216 (23.03%) C#
12 172 (18.34%) Windows Server
13 153 (16.31%) PowerShell
14 150 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 146 (15.57%) JavaScript
16 135 (14.39%) Hyper-V
17 132 (14.07%) DNS
18 129 (13.75%) Git (software)
19 128 (13.65%) Linux
20 117 (12.47%) DHCP
21 114 (12.15%) Firewall
22 111 (11.83%) ITIL
23 105 (11.19%) Citrix
24 102 (10.87%) Python
24 102 (10.87%) Docker
25 101 (10.77%) Finance
26 100 (10.66%) Web Services
27 98 (10.45%) ASP.NET
28 95 (10.13%) Scrum

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 60 (6.40%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.33%) IIS
3 37 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 29 (3.09%) nginx
4 29 (3.09%) Skype for Business
5 28 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (2.56%) Confluence
7 22 (2.35%) Apache
8 19 (2.03%) WordPress
9 16 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (1.71%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.49%) ExpressionEngine
11 12 (1.28%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.28%) WebSphere
12 10 (1.07%) Apache Spark
12 10 (1.07%) CMS
13 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 8 (0.85%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (0.64%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 57 (6.08%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.39%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.17%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.43%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.32%) InDesign
7 3 (0.32%) Sketch
8 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.11%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.11%) HipChat
9 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 22 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.75%) Magento
4 6 (0.64%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.64%) SAP ERP
4 6 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.53%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.43%) Maximo
6 4 (0.43%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.21%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 352 (37.53%) Amazon AWS
2 242 (25.80%) Office 365
3 94 (10.02%) SaaS
4 73 (7.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 69 (7.36%) IaaS
6 52 (5.54%) PaaS
7 42 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 41 (4.37%) Power Platform
9 25 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
10 23 (2.45%) OneDrive
11 20 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (1.60%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (1.07%) Serverless
16 9 (0.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.96%) Azure Stack
16 9 (0.96%) Mimecast
17 8 (0.85%) GitHub
17 8 (0.85%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (14.07%) DNS
2 117 (12.47%) DHCP
3 114 (12.15%) Firewall
4 72 (7.68%) TCP/IP
5 56 (5.97%) LAN
6 55 (5.86%) WAN
7 50 (5.33%) VPN
8 41 (4.37%) VLAN
9 37 (3.94%) HTTP
10 31 (3.30%) SSL
11 30 (3.20%) iSCSI
12 28 (2.99%) Internet
13 27 (2.88%) Wireless
14 26 (2.77%) Skype
15 25 (2.67%) SAN
16 17 (1.81%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (1.81%) MPLS
17 14 (1.49%) IP Telephony
17 14 (1.49%) VoIP
18 13 (1.39%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (23.45%) SQL Server
2 57 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 53 (5.65%) NoSQL
4 51 (5.44%) MongoDB
5 49 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (4.90%) MySQL
7 42 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 41 (4.37%) Power BI
9 35 (3.73%) Azure SQL Database
10 33 (3.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (2.45%) Redis
12 21 (2.24%) Big Data
13 20 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
14 19 (2.03%) Relational Database
15 17 (1.81%) QlikView
16 16 (1.71%) SAP HANA
17 12 (1.28%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.28%) Hadoop
18 11 (1.17%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 10 (1.07%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 129 (13.75%) Git (software)
2 73 (7.78%) Jenkins
3 68 (7.25%) Visual Studio
4 58 (6.18%) JIRA
5 54 (5.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 49 (5.22%) TeamCity
7 32 (3.41%) Visual Studio Team System
8 29 (3.09%) Selenium
9 27 (2.88%) NUnit
10 25 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (2.03%) SpecFlow
12 14 (1.49%) JMeter
12 14 (1.49%) Subversion
13 12 (1.28%) git-flow
13 12 (1.28%) WebDriver
14 11 (1.17%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.17%) Mercurial
14 11 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (1.07%) Maven
15 10 (1.07%) MSTest
General
1 101 (10.77%) Finance
2 76 (8.10%) Retail
3 16 (1.71%) Publishing
4 13 (1.39%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.07%) Advertising
6 8 (0.85%) Games
6 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.64%) Marketing
8 5 (0.53%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.32%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Local Government
11 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.21%) German Language
11 2 (0.21%) Hindi Language
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Back Office
12 1 (0.11%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 236 (25.16%) Developer
2 105 (11.19%) .NET Developer
3 100 (10.66%) Architect
4 84 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 69 (7.36%) C# Developer
6 63 (6.72%) Software Developer
7 59 (6.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 59 (6.29%) Senior Developer
8 56 (5.97%) Analyst
9 50 (5.33%) Azure Engineer
10 49 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 48 (5.12%) .NET Software Developer
12 45 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
13 43 (4.58%) Consultant
13 43 (4.58%) Support Engineer
14 40 (4.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 36 (3.84%) Cloud Engineer
15 36 (3.84%) Solutions Architect
16 31 (3.30%) Systems Engineer
17 27 (2.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (23.88%) .NET
2 100 (10.66%) Web Services
3 98 (10.45%) ASP.NET
4 85 (9.06%) AngularJS
5 82 (8.74%) CSS
6 71 (7.57%) HTML
7 59 (6.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 52 (5.54%) .NET Framework
10 45 (4.80%) React
11 39 (4.16%) Node.js
12 38 (4.05%) RESTful
13 37 (3.94%) .NET Core
14 35 (3.73%) WCF
15 32 (3.41%) Elastic Stack
15 32 (3.41%) SOAP
16 31 (3.30%) REST
16 31 (3.30%) Velocity
17 26 (2.77%) jQuery
18 25 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (4.37%) Hybrid Cloud
3 40 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
5 32 (3.41%) Data Centre
6 31 (3.30%) User Experience
7 28 (2.99%) Public Cloud
8 26 (2.77%) Replication
9 24 (2.56%) Mobile App
10 22 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 22 (2.35%) PKI
10 22 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
11 18 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.71%) Fat Client
12 16 (1.71%) Thin Client
13 13 (1.39%) Private Cloud
14 12 (1.28%) Internet of Things
15 11 (1.17%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.85%) Animation
16 8 (0.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 293 (31.24%) Windows
2 172 (18.34%) Windows Server
3 128 (13.65%) Linux
4 72 (7.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (6.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (6.29%) Windows 10
7 54 (5.76%) Windows 7
8 51 (5.44%) CentOS
9 33 (3.52%) Ubuntu
10 20 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.03%) Solaris
12 18 (1.92%) Windows 8
13 15 (1.60%) Unix
14 11 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (0.96%) SUSE
16 5 (0.53%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.53%) Debian
16 5 (0.53%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.43%) Android
18 3 (0.32%) FreeRTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (25.69%) Agile Software Development
2 224 (23.88%) DevOps
3 111 (11.83%) ITIL
4 95 (10.13%) Scrum
5 94 (10.02%) MVC
6 93 (9.91%) TDD
7 92 (9.81%) Test Automation
8 86 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 74 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
11 73 (7.78%) Mentoring
12 70 (7.46%) Migration
13 67 (7.14%) SDLC
14 66 (7.04%) Microservices
15 65 (6.93%) Unit Testing
16 58 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
17 56 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
17 56 (5.97%) Software Engineering
18 53 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
19 52 (5.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 255 (27.19%) SQL
2 216 (23.03%) C#
3 153 (16.31%) PowerShell
4 146 (15.57%) JavaScript
5 102 (10.87%) Python
6 79 (8.42%) Java
7 52 (5.54%) T-SQL
8 45 (4.80%) Bash Shell
9 44 (4.69%) PHP
10 33 (3.52%) TypeScript
11 28 (2.99%) Ruby
12 21 (2.24%) VBScript
13 15 (1.60%) PHP 5
13 15 (1.60%) PHP 7
14 14 (1.49%) Go
15 12 (1.28%) C
16 10 (1.07%) ES6
16 10 (1.07%) Shell Script
16 10 (1.07%) VB.NET
17 9 (0.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 64 (6.82%) Degree
2 49 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 23 (2.45%) CISSP
6 22 (2.35%) MCSA
7 19 (2.03%) SSCP
8 18 (1.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 18 (1.92%) MCSE
8 18 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 17 (1.81%) CCNA
9 17 (1.81%) MCP
10 15 (1.60%) SANS
11 14 (1.49%) CCSP
11 14 (1.49%) CEH
11 14 (1.49%) CISM
12 13 (1.39%) ISEB
12 13 (1.39%) Master's Degree
13 11 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (1.07%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (2.88%) SLA
3 26 (2.77%) QA
4 22 (2.35%) PCI DSS
5 19 (2.03%) GDPR
6 5 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (0.32%) RMADS
8 1 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 235 (25.05%) Active Directory
2 150 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 135 (14.39%) Hyper-V
4 102 (10.87%) Docker
5 31 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (2.99%) vSphere
7 26 (2.77%) XenApp
8 19 (2.03%) VMware NSX
9 15 (1.60%) XenDesktop
10 13 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.07%) DFS Replication
12 9 (0.96%) KVM
13 8 (0.85%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.75%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.43%) Firmware
16 3 (0.32%) BitLocker
16 3 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 2 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (8.85%) SCCM
2 78 (8.32%) Kubernetes
3 76 (8.10%) Terraform
4 71 (7.57%) Ansible
5 49 (5.22%) Puppet
6 38 (4.05%) SCOM
7 29 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (2.67%) vRealize
9 23 (2.45%) Microsoft Intune
10 22 (2.35%) Nagios
10 22 (2.35%) Prometheus
11 19 (2.03%) Docker Swarm
12 17 (1.81%) HAProxy
12 17 (1.81%) yum
13 16 (1.71%) SCVMM
14 15 (1.60%) Kibana
15 12 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (1.17%) logstash
16 11 (1.17%) Rsyslog
16 11 (1.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 430 (45.84%) Microsoft
2 257 (27.40%) VMware
3 105 (11.19%) Citrix
4 88 (9.38%) Cisco
5 56 (5.97%) Google
6 52 (5.54%) Oracle
7 43 (4.58%) NetApp
8 34 (3.62%) HP
9 31 (3.30%) Veeam
10 26 (2.77%) EMC
11 24 (2.56%) SAP
12 22 (2.35%) Red Hat
13 21 (2.24%) IBM
14 19 (2.03%) Splunk
15 18 (1.92%) Sybase
15 18 (1.92%) Tableau
16 17 (1.81%) F5
17 16 (1.71%) Dell
18 15 (1.60%) Nimble Storage
18 15 (1.60%) Xamarin