Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 47 112
Rank change year-on-year +26 +65 +49
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,074 678 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.68% 5.82% 2.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.13% 35.59% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 899 603 326
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -1.04% +6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 2,490 1,905 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 22.44% 16.35% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,894 1,558 1,157
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 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,750
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.45% +6.84%

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 September 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 September 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 +21 402 £52,500 - 43
Cambridgeshire +18 274 £50,000 +11.11% 61
Bedfordshire +18 195 £52,500 +10.53% 12
Suffolk +26 87 £55,000 +30.95% 7
Essex +40 85 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Norfolk +40 43 £60,000 +41.18% 9
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 512 (47.67%) Amazon AWS
2 443 (41.25%) .NET
3 437 (40.69%) Microsoft
4 427 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (34.54%) C#
6 337 (31.38%) SQL Server
7 302 (28.12%) SQL
8 281 (26.16%) Windows
9 265 (24.67%) DevOps
10 220 (20.48%) Active Directory
11 219 (20.39%) JavaScript
12 208 (19.37%) PowerShell
13 192 (17.88%) Office 365
14 185 (17.23%) VMware
15 180 (16.76%) Linux
16 171 (15.92%) TDD
17 165 (15.36%) MVC
18 157 (14.62%) ASP.NET
19 156 (14.53%) Windows Server
20 149 (13.87%) Software Engineering
21 143 (13.31%) Analytics
22 142 (13.22%) Finance
23 138 (12.85%) AngularJS
24 135 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
25 129 (12.01%) HTML
26 124 (11.55%) SaaS
27 123 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
28 121 (11.27%) DNS
29 119 (11.08%) Microservices
30 117 (10.89%) Hyper-V

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 85 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 70 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (5.59%) Apache Spark
4 48 (4.47%) IIS
5 46 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (3.63%) OpenStack
7 35 (3.26%) Confluence
8 25 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 25 (2.33%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.77%) Apache
10 18 (1.68%) Skype for Business
11 13 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (1.21%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 12 (1.12%) GlassFish
12 12 (1.12%) JBoss
12 12 (1.12%) MQSeries
12 12 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 11 (1.02%) NServiceBus
13 11 (1.02%) Traefik
Applications
1 28 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.093%) HipChat
5 1 (0.093%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 10 (0.93%) Cognos TM1
3 5 (0.47%) SAP S/4HANA
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.37%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.37%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.093%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.093%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 512 (47.67%) Amazon AWS
2 192 (17.88%) Office 365
3 124 (11.55%) SaaS
4 60 (5.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 50 (4.66%) IaaS
6 48 (4.47%) PaaS
7 44 (4.10%) Azure Data Factory
8 29 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 29 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (2.05%) Serverless
10 15 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (1.02%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.93%) GitHub
13 9 (0.84%) Mimecast
14 8 (0.74%) OpenShift
15 7 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
15 7 (0.65%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.37%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 121 (11.27%) DNS
2 94 (8.75%) Firewall
3 68 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 59 (5.49%) SAN
5 56 (5.21%) VPN
6 46 (4.28%) DHCP
7 40 (3.72%) Internet
8 35 (3.26%) HTTP
9 25 (2.33%) Skype
10 23 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 22 (2.05%) LAN
12 21 (1.96%) NAS
12 21 (1.96%) WAN
13 17 (1.58%) VLAN
14 13 (1.21%) Network Security
15 12 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (1.12%) SSL
16 11 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (1.02%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (31.38%) SQL Server
2 116 (10.80%) NoSQL
3 92 (8.57%) MongoDB
4 75 (6.98%) Big Data
5 67 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
6 66 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 59 (5.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 55 (5.12%) Power BI
8 55 (5.12%) SQL Server 2016
9 34 (3.17%) Hadoop
10 33 (3.07%) MySQL
11 31 (2.89%) Relational Database
12 27 (2.51%) RavenDB
12 27 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 23 (2.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (1.96%) HBase
15 20 (1.86%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
16 19 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 104 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 75 (6.98%) JIRA
2 75 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 42 (3.91%) NUnit
4 42 (3.91%) TeamCity
5 36 (3.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.79%) Visual Studio Team System
7 24 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (1.58%) Jasmine
8 17 (1.58%) Log4Net
9 16 (1.49%) Ant
10 15 (1.40%) Selenium
11 13 (1.21%) Subversion
12 12 (1.12%) Maven
13 11 (1.02%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.74%) SonarQube
14 8 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 142 (13.22%) Finance
2 38 (3.54%) Retail
3 28 (2.61%) Marketing
4 24 (2.23%) Banking
4 24 (2.23%) Games
5 11 (1.02%) Advertising
5 11 (1.02%) French Language
5 11 (1.02%) German Language
5 11 (1.02%) Swedish Language
6 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.56%) Legal
8 5 (0.47%) Law
9 4 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.28%) Back Office
11 1 (0.093%) Automotive
11 1 (0.093%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 373 (34.73%) Developer
2 227 (21.14%) .NET Developer
3 109 (10.15%) C# Developer
4 95 (8.85%) Senior Developer
5 92 (8.57%) Architect
6 91 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 90 (8.38%) Consultant
8 75 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 75 (6.98%) Software Engineer
9 65 (6.05%) C# .NET Developer
10 63 (5.87%) .NET Software Developer
11 58 (5.40%) Analyst
12 54 (5.03%) C# Software Developer
13 52 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
14 39 (3.63%) Support Engineer
15 37 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
16 34 (3.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 34 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
17 33 (3.07%) DBA
17 33 (3.07%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 443 (41.25%) .NET
2 157 (14.62%) ASP.NET
3 138 (12.85%) AngularJS
4 135 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 129 (12.01%) HTML
6 123 (11.45%) ASP.NET Web API
7 105 (9.78%) Web Services
8 101 (9.40%) CSS
9 89 (8.29%) .NET Framework
10 86 (8.01%) REST
11 71 (6.61%) .NET Core
12 61 (5.68%) HTML5
13 60 (5.59%) JSON
14 51 (4.75%) Kafka
15 49 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 40 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 40 (3.72%) Node.js
16 40 (3.72%) XML
17 39 (3.63%) Velocity
18 38 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.36%) Data Centre
2 70 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 66 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 63 (5.87%) Public Cloud
4 63 (5.87%) User Experience
5 62 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 59 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
7 42 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 38 (3.54%) Replication
9 35 (3.26%) Linux Command Line
10 33 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
11 27 (2.51%) Fintech
12 25 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
13 22 (2.05%) Management Information System
14 20 (1.86%) Clustering
15 19 (1.77%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.68%) Algorithms
17 13 (1.21%) Client/Server
18 12 (1.12%) iPhone
18 12 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 281 (26.16%) Windows
2 180 (16.76%) Linux
3 156 (14.53%) Windows Server
4 68 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (5.21%) Unix
6 49 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 40 (3.72%) Windows 10
9 23 (2.14%) Apple iOS
10 22 (2.05%) Android
11 13 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 10 (0.93%) VMS
13 8 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.65%) AIX
15 6 (0.56%) CentOS
15 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.56%) Windows Phone
15 6 (0.56%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.37%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
2 265 (24.67%) DevOps
3 171 (15.92%) TDD
4 165 (15.36%) MVC
5 149 (13.87%) Software Engineering
6 143 (13.31%) Analytics
7 119 (11.08%) Microservices
8 117 (10.89%) Scrum
9 112 (10.43%) Mentoring
10 102 (9.50%) Continuous Integration
11 100 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 93 (8.66%) Migration
13 88 (8.19%) ITIL
14 86 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
15 85 (7.91%) CRM
16 80 (7.45%) OO
17 69 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
17 69 (6.42%) Test Automation
18 64 (5.96%) Presales
19 63 (5.87%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 371 (34.54%) C#
2 302 (28.12%) SQL
3 219 (20.39%) JavaScript
4 208 (19.37%) PowerShell
5 111 (10.34%) Python
6 108 (10.06%) Java
7 72 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 52 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 42 (3.91%) Ruby
10 28 (2.61%) TypeScript
11 22 (2.05%) Apex Code
12 21 (1.96%) C++
13 19 (1.77%) Scala
14 18 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 14 (1.30%) Shell Script
16 12 (1.12%) F#
17 10 (0.93%) AWK
17 10 (0.93%) PHP
18 9 (0.84%) C
19 7 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 108 (10.06%) Degree
2 60 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (3.82%) MCSE
5 27 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (2.23%) CISSP
7 17 (1.58%) MCSA
8 15 (1.40%) CCNA
8 15 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.30%) Security Cleared
10 13 (1.21%) CEH
10 13 (1.21%) GSEC
10 13 (1.21%) SSCP
11 12 (1.12%) CCA
11 12 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (1.12%) MCP
11 12 (1.12%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.02%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.93%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (4.93%) QA
2 28 (2.61%) GCP
3 19 (1.77%) SLA
4 13 (1.21%) GDPR
5 12 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.28%) PMO
8 3 (0.28%) RMADS
8 3 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.19%) COBIT
9 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 220 (20.48%) Active Directory
2 117 (10.89%) Hyper-V
3 105 (9.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (8.75%) Docker
5 56 (5.21%) vSphere
6 38 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (1.21%) HDFS
10 12 (1.12%) XenApp
11 9 (0.84%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 8 (0.74%) DFS Replication
12 8 (0.74%) Firmware
12 8 (0.74%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.74%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.65%) Apache Flume
13 7 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.56%) XenServer
15 5 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.28%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 54 (5.03%) Puppet
2 48 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (3.91%) Ansible
4 39 (3.63%) Kibana
5 35 (3.26%) Kubernetes
6 30 (2.79%) SCCM
7 28 (2.61%) vRealize
8 21 (1.96%) Grafana
9 20 (1.86%) vCenter Server
10 17 (1.58%) Terraform
11 14 (1.30%) SCVMM
11 14 (1.30%) WSUS
12 13 (1.21%) Graphite
12 13 (1.21%) Oozie
13 11 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 9 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.84%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.74%) NetBackup
15 8 (0.74%) SCOM
16 7 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 437 (40.69%) Microsoft
2 185 (17.23%) VMware
3 88 (8.19%) Google
4 72 (6.70%) Citrix
5 48 (4.47%) Cisco
6 47 (4.38%) IBM
7 44 (4.10%) Oracle
8 33 (3.07%) Xamarin
9 31 (2.89%) Splunk
10 27 (2.51%) NetApp
11 25 (2.33%) Veeam
12 24 (2.23%) New Relic
13 23 (2.14%) Capita
13 23 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
13 23 (2.14%) Tableau
14 21 (1.96%) F5
15 20 (1.86%) HP
16 19 (1.77%) Fortinet
17 18 (1.68%) AppDynamics
17 18 (1.68%) BMC