Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 84 146
Rank change year-on-year +40 +62 +67
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 714 426 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.89% 3.27% 1.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.79% 30.65% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 601 397 269
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £33,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,750 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 1995 1390 1271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.44% 10.66% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1630 1182 1080
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +9.20% -3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 12 December 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 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 +73 287 £55,000 - 10
Cambridgeshire +15 239 £50,000 +12.36% 12
Bedfordshire +23 71 £50,000 - 4
Essex +27 55 £45,000 - 4
Suffolk +25 32 £47,500 -13.64% 5
Norfolk +20 29 £40,000 +14.29% 7
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 318 (44.54%) C#
2 279 (39.08%) .NET
3 274 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
4 272 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 254 (35.57%) SQL Server
6 231 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 180 (25.21%) MVC
8 168 (23.53%) ASP.NET
9 167 (23.39%) Windows
10 164 (22.97%) SQL
11 144 (20.17%) Office 365
12 136 (19.05%) HTML
13 134 (18.77%) VMware
13 134 (18.77%) DevOps
14 132 (18.49%) JavaScript
15 131 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
16 129 (18.07%) CSS
17 125 (17.51%) AngularJS
18 111 (15.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 109 (15.27%) Finance
20 106 (14.85%) MongoDB
21 105 (14.71%) Active Directory
22 104 (14.57%) Web Services
23 103 (14.43%) Linux
24 102 (14.29%) Windows Server
25 100 (14.01%) Software Engineering
26 97 (13.59%) PowerShell
27 89 (12.46%) Test Automation
28 86 (12.04%) TeamCity
29 84 (11.76%) 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 54 (7.56%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (6.58%) OpenStack
3 44 (6.16%) MS Exchange
4 36 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 31 (4.34%) SharePoint
5 31 (4.34%) Skype for Business
6 27 (3.78%) IIS
7 24 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (2.80%) JBoss
9 18 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 17 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.40%) NServiceBus
11 10 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (1.12%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.84%) CMS
14 5 (0.70%) Apache
15 4 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.42%) nginx
17 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 28 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.70%) Infor CloudSuite
3 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Finacle
4 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 274 (38.38%) Amazon AWS
2 144 (20.17%) Office 365
3 39 (5.46%) GitHub
4 37 (5.18%) IaaS
5 33 (4.62%) PaaS
6 29 (4.06%) SaaS
7 24 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
8 22 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
9 19 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 18 (2.52%) Mimecast
11 10 (1.40%) Azure Machine Learning
12 7 (0.98%) Serverless
13 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
15 3 (0.42%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
16 2 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (8.26%) Firewall
2 47 (6.58%) DNS
3 36 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 34 (4.76%) DHCP
5 32 (4.48%) SAN
6 30 (4.20%) Internet
7 22 (3.08%) Skype
8 21 (2.94%) Unified Communications
9 18 (2.52%) VPN
10 15 (2.10%) WAN
11 14 (1.96%) LAN
11 14 (1.96%) LDAP
12 12 (1.68%) SSL
13 10 (1.40%) NAS
14 7 (0.98%) VoIP
15 6 (0.84%) HTTP
15 6 (0.84%) Network Security
15 6 (0.84%) VLAN
16 5 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (0.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (35.57%) SQL Server
2 106 (14.85%) MongoDB
3 61 (8.54%) NoSQL
4 50 (7.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 40 (5.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 38 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 37 (5.18%) MySQL
8 30 (4.20%) Big Data
9 27 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 21 (2.94%) RavenDB
11 20 (2.80%) Relational Database
12 17 (2.38%) HBase
13 14 (1.96%) Azure SQL Database
13 14 (1.96%) Power BI
13 14 (1.96%) Redis
14 13 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
15 12 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
16 11 (1.54%) Hadoop
16 11 (1.54%) OLAP
16 11 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 86 (12.04%) TeamCity
2 68 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 34 (4.76%) NUnit
4 28 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (3.64%) Visual Studio
6 21 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 20 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 20 (2.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 20 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 19 (2.66%) Moq
8 19 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
9 18 (2.52%) Oracle Forms
10 10 (1.40%) Maven
11 8 (1.12%) Subversion
12 7 (0.98%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.98%) MSTest
12 7 (0.98%) Selenium
12 7 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 5 (0.70%) gulp
14 4 (0.56%) Vagrant
General
1 109 (15.27%) Finance
2 54 (7.56%) Retail
3 26 (3.64%) Advertising
4 23 (3.22%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.68%) Games
6 8 (1.12%) Electronics
6 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.98%) Marketing
8 5 (0.70%) Law
9 4 (0.56%) Banking
10 2 (0.28%) Legal
10 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 302 (42.30%) Developer
2 157 (21.99%) .NET Developer
3 74 (10.36%) C# Developer
4 63 (8.82%) Analyst
5 55 (7.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 55 (7.70%) Senior Developer
5 55 (7.70%) Software Engineer
6 54 (7.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 51 (7.14%) Software Developer
8 43 (6.02%) Architect
8 43 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 41 (5.74%) Lead Developer
10 37 (5.18%) Administrator
11 35 (4.90%) Support Engineer
12 33 (4.62%) Senior .NET Developer
13 32 (4.48%) Full Stack Developer
13 32 (4.48%) SQL Developer
14 31 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 31 (4.34%) Support Analyst
15 30 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (39.08%) .NET
2 168 (23.53%) ASP.NET
3 136 (19.05%) HTML
4 131 (18.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 129 (18.07%) CSS
6 125 (17.51%) AngularJS
7 111 (15.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 104 (14.57%) Web Services
9 81 (11.34%) WPF
10 73 (10.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 71 (9.94%) RabbitMQ
12 63 (8.82%) HTML5
13 59 (8.26%) Node.js
14 53 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 52 (7.28%) RESTful
16 50 (7.00%) WCF
17 49 (6.86%) .NET Framework
18 47 (6.58%) CSS3
18 47 (6.58%) jQuery
18 47 (6.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 68 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 62 (8.68%) Data Centre
3 50 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
5 25 (3.50%) Public Cloud
6 20 (2.80%) Algorithms
7 18 (2.52%) Data Structures
8 17 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.38%) User Experience
9 13 (1.82%) Fintech
10 12 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 11 (1.54%) iPhone
11 11 (1.54%) Social Media
12 10 (1.40%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.40%) Internet of Things
13 9 (1.26%) HP Storage
13 9 (1.26%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.26%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.84%) iPad
15 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 167 (23.39%) Windows
2 103 (14.43%) Linux
3 102 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 47 (6.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.36%) Windows 7
7 21 (2.94%) Windows 8
8 19 (2.66%) Apple iOS
9 18 (2.52%) Windows 10
10 17 (2.38%) CentOS
11 14 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 13 (1.82%) Android
13 12 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (1.68%) Windows Phone
13 12 (1.68%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.54%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.26%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.56%) Unix
17 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
18 2 (0.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (25.21%) MVC
3 134 (18.77%) DevOps
4 100 (14.01%) Software Engineering
5 89 (12.46%) Test Automation
6 84 (11.76%) TDD
7 78 (10.92%) OO
8 75 (10.50%) SDLC
9 67 (9.38%) Scrum
10 56 (7.84%) E-Commerce
10 56 (7.84%) Microservices
11 52 (7.28%) Web Application Development
12 46 (6.44%) Multithreading
13 43 (6.02%) Dependency Injection
14 38 (5.32%) OOP
15 37 (5.18%) ITIL
15 37 (5.18%) Unit Testing
16 34 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (4.62%) Mentoring
18 32 (4.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 318 (44.54%) C#
2 164 (22.97%) SQL
3 132 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 97 (13.59%) PowerShell
5 77 (10.78%) Python
6 60 (8.40%) Java
7 57 (7.98%) F#
8 44 (6.16%) T-SQL
9 35 (4.90%) Ruby
10 31 (4.34%) Bash Shell
11 26 (3.64%) VB
12 24 (3.36%) VB6
13 22 (3.08%) TypeScript
14 9 (1.26%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.84%) Apple Swift
15 6 (0.84%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.84%) PHP
15 6 (0.84%) Scala
15 6 (0.84%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 72 (10.08%) Degree
2 50 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (4.48%) MCSE
5 31 (4.34%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (4.20%) CCNA
7 20 (2.80%) MCSA
8 14 (1.96%) MCP
9 12 (1.68%) ISEB
10 7 (0.98%) MCITP
10 7 (0.98%) PhD
11 6 (0.84%) CCNP
12 4 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (0.56%) MCTS
13 3 (0.42%) MCSD
14 2 (0.28%) CCA
14 2 (0.28%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.28%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.28%) HND
14 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.36%) SLA
2 13 (1.82%) QA
3 8 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.28%) GDPR
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.14%) GCP
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 70 (9.80%) Docker
3 68 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (8.40%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.26%) vSphere
7 6 (0.84%) LXC
8 5 (0.70%) Ceph
9 4 (0.56%) XenApp
10 3 (0.42%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.42%) NFS
10 3 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.42%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.28%) iptables
11 2 (0.28%) Samba
11 2 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.14%) KVM
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 54 (7.56%) Kubernetes
2 35 (4.90%) Puppet
3 34 (4.76%) Ansible
4 31 (4.34%) WSUS
5 29 (4.06%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 28 (3.92%) Kibana
6 28 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.38%) SCCM
8 12 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (1.26%) Backup Exec
10 9 (1.26%) SCOM
11 4 (0.56%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.56%) Graphite
11 4 (0.56%) Prometheus
11 4 (0.56%) Terraform
12 2 (0.28%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.28%) Grafana
12 2 (0.28%) IBM BigFix
12 2 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 272 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 134 (18.77%) VMware
3 78 (10.92%) Oracle
4 55 (7.70%) Google
5 41 (5.74%) Cisco
6 26 (3.64%) HP
7 25 (3.50%) Citrix
8 20 (2.80%) NetApp
8 20 (2.80%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.66%) Xamarin
10 12 (1.68%) Dell
11 11 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (1.40%) Veeam
13 9 (1.26%) Apple
13 9 (1.26%) SAP
14 8 (1.12%) Meraki
14 8 (1.12%) Rackspace
14 8 (1.12%) Sophos
15 7 (0.98%) Sitecore
16 5 (0.70%) Twitter