Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 72 150
Rank change year-on-year +32 +78 +56
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 739 451 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.19% 3.66% 1.92%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.21% 33.76% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 626 414 240
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £33,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 2,041 1,336 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.08% 10.85% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,683 1,125 1,072
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,250
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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +48 298 £55,000 +4.76% 35
Cambridgeshire +12 223 £50,000 +12.36% 53
Essex +33 70 £50,000 +8.79% 15
Bedfordshire +26 69 £57,500 +15.00% 17
Norfolk +32 40 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Suffolk +25 38 £53,750 -2.27% 6
East Anglia - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 334 (45.20%) C#
2 302 (40.87%) .NET
3 297 (40.19%) SQL Server
4 291 (39.38%) Microsoft
5 288 (38.97%) Amazon AWS
6 253 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
7 200 (27.06%) MVC
8 190 (25.71%) ASP.NET
9 188 (25.44%) SQL
10 172 (23.27%) Windows
11 153 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 146 (19.76%) AngularJS
12 146 (19.76%) JavaScript
13 141 (19.08%) DevOps
14 139 (18.81%) HTML
15 133 (18.00%) Office 365
16 129 (17.46%) CSS
17 125 (16.91%) Finance
18 124 (16.78%) VMware
19 119 (16.10%) ASP.NET Web API
20 117 (15.83%) MongoDB
21 110 (14.88%) Linux
22 109 (14.75%) PowerShell
23 107 (14.48%) Active Directory
24 106 (14.34%) Web Services
24 106 (14.34%) Software Engineering
25 103 (13.94%) Windows Server
26 102 (13.80%) TDD
27 96 (12.99%) WPF
28 95 (12.86%) Git (software)

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 63 (8.53%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 35 (4.74%) MS Exchange
4 33 (4.47%) SharePoint
5 32 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 32 (4.33%) Skype for Business
6 27 (3.65%) IIS
7 20 (2.71%) NServiceBus
8 18 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (2.03%) JBoss
10 13 (1.76%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.62%) Apache Spark
11 12 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (1.35%) CMS
13 8 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.68%) Apache
15 4 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
15 4 (0.54%) Umbraco
16 3 (0.41%) Confluence
16 3 (0.41%) Kentico
Applications
1 30 (4.06%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.14%) Finacle
3 1 (0.14%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 288 (38.97%) Amazon AWS
2 133 (18.00%) Office 365
3 31 (4.19%) IaaS
4 30 (4.06%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (4.06%) PaaS
5 26 (3.52%) GitHub
6 24 (3.25%) SaaS
7 21 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
8 18 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 18 (2.44%) Mimecast
9 15 (2.03%) Serverless
10 11 (1.49%) Azure Data Factory
11 10 (1.35%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
13 5 (0.68%) Amazon EMR
14 4 (0.54%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (0.54%) Yammer
15 3 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.27%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 51 (6.90%) Firewall
2 47 (6.36%) DNS
3 38 (5.14%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.74%) DHCP
5 28 (3.79%) Internet
6 26 (3.52%) SAN
7 24 (3.25%) Skype
8 23 (3.11%) Unified Communications
9 16 (2.17%) VPN
10 13 (1.76%) WAN
11 12 (1.62%) LAN
12 9 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
12 9 (1.22%) SSL
12 9 (1.22%) VLAN
13 7 (0.95%) Intranet
14 6 (0.81%) HTTP
14 6 (0.81%) NetScaler
14 6 (0.81%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (40.19%) SQL Server
2 117 (15.83%) MongoDB
3 70 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 69 (9.34%) SQL Server 2016
5 58 (7.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 39 (5.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (5.01%) MySQL
9 36 (4.87%) Big Data
10 26 (3.52%) RavenDB
10 26 (3.52%) Relational Database
11 22 (2.98%) Power BI
12 21 (2.84%) HBase
13 18 (2.44%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (2.30%) OLAP
14 17 (2.30%) OLTP
15 16 (2.17%) Data Lake
15 16 (2.17%) Oracle Database
16 15 (2.03%) Amazon RDS
16 15 (2.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 95 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 81 (10.96%) TeamCity
3 35 (4.74%) NUnit
4 32 (4.33%) Visual Studio
5 28 (3.79%) Jenkins
6 27 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (3.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 20 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (2.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 19 (2.57%) SpecFlow
10 17 (2.30%) Moq
11 13 (1.76%) Oracle Forms
12 8 (1.08%) Subversion
13 7 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.95%) Jasmine
13 7 (0.95%) MSTest
13 7 (0.95%) ReSharper
13 7 (0.95%) Selenium
13 7 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 125 (16.91%) Finance
2 50 (6.77%) Retail
3 29 (3.92%) Advertising
4 18 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.76%) Marketing
6 12 (1.62%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.08%) Electronics
7 8 (1.08%) Games
8 5 (0.68%) Law
9 4 (0.54%) Banking
10 3 (0.41%) Billing
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (43.71%) Developer
2 178 (24.09%) .NET Developer
3 73 (9.88%) C# Developer
4 55 (7.44%) Senior Developer
5 50 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 49 (6.63%) Analyst
7 48 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 48 (6.50%) Software Engineer
8 47 (6.36%) Software Developer
9 45 (6.09%) Lead Developer
10 43 (5.82%) Administrator
11 37 (5.01%) Cloud Engineer
12 35 (4.74%) Messaging Developer
12 35 (4.74%) Support Engineer
13 33 (4.47%) DBA
13 33 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
14 32 (4.33%) VMware Engineer
15 30 (4.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 30 (4.06%) Architect
16 29 (3.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (40.87%) .NET
2 190 (25.71%) ASP.NET
3 153 (20.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 146 (19.76%) AngularJS
5 139 (18.81%) HTML
6 129 (17.46%) CSS
7 119 (16.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 106 (14.34%) Web Services
9 96 (12.99%) WPF
10 85 (11.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 82 (11.10%) RabbitMQ
12 70 (9.47%) Node.js
13 68 (9.20%) HTML5
14 63 (8.53%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 59 (7.98%) RESTful
16 58 (7.85%) .NET Framework
17 52 (7.04%) KnockoutJS
18 51 (6.90%) jQuery
19 49 (6.63%) CSS3
19 49 (6.63%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.15%) Computer Science
2 72 (9.74%) Data Centre
3 44 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (4.06%) Public Cloud
6 25 (3.38%) Algorithms
7 21 (2.84%) Fintech
8 19 (2.57%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.44%) Data Structures
10 14 (1.89%) User Experience
11 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.49%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.35%) iPhone
12 10 (1.35%) Social Media
13 9 (1.22%) Blackberry
14 8 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.08%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.95%) Replication
16 6 (0.81%) e-Learning
16 6 (0.81%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 172 (23.27%) Windows
2 110 (14.88%) Linux
3 103 (13.94%) Windows Server
4 49 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (3.11%) Windows 10
6 23 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 22 (2.98%) Apple iOS
8 18 (2.44%) Windows 8
9 16 (2.17%) CentOS
9 16 (2.17%) Unix
10 13 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 11 (1.49%) Android
11 11 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (1.49%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.35%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.22%) Windows Phone
14 8 (1.08%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.81%) Solaris
16 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (34.24%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (27.06%) MVC
3 141 (19.08%) DevOps
4 106 (14.34%) Software Engineering
5 102 (13.80%) TDD
6 82 (11.10%) OO
7 80 (10.83%) Test Automation
8 75 (10.15%) Scrum
9 68 (9.20%) SDLC
10 64 (8.66%) Web Application Development
11 53 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
12 52 (7.04%) Microservices
13 51 (6.90%) ITIL
14 48 (6.50%) Dependency Injection
14 48 (6.50%) Multithreading
15 46 (6.22%) E-Commerce
16 43 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 41 (5.55%) Migration
18 40 (5.41%) Unit Testing
19 38 (5.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 334 (45.20%) C#
2 188 (25.44%) SQL
3 146 (19.76%) JavaScript
4 109 (14.75%) PowerShell
5 85 (11.50%) Python
6 64 (8.66%) T-SQL
7 56 (7.58%) F#
8 55 (7.44%) Java
9 44 (5.95%) Ruby
10 35 (4.74%) Bash Shell
11 22 (2.98%) VB
12 21 (2.84%) TypeScript
13 18 (2.44%) VB6
14 10 (1.35%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.22%) PHP
16 7 (0.95%) C
16 7 (0.95%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.81%) ES6
17 6 (0.81%) Scala
17 6 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (8.93%) Degree
2 48 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 40 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 30 (4.06%) MCSE
5 29 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (3.79%) CCNA
7 20 (2.71%) MCP
8 15 (2.03%) MCSA
9 9 (1.22%) ISEB
10 8 (1.08%) CCNP
11 7 (0.95%) MCITP
11 7 (0.95%) PhD
12 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (0.68%) SC Cleared
12 5 (0.68%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.54%) MCTS
14 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.41%) MCSD
14 3 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.27%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.84%) SLA
2 18 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.44%) QA
3 11 (1.49%) GDPR
4 7 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
System Software
1 107 (14.48%) Active Directory
2 78 (10.55%) Docker
3 56 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (1.35%) XenApp
7 9 (1.22%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.95%) Ceph
8 7 (0.95%) LXC
8 7 (0.95%) NFS
8 7 (0.95%) vSphere
9 4 (0.54%) Apache Flume
9 4 (0.54%) HDFS
9 4 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.27%) Firmware
11 2 (0.27%) iptables
11 2 (0.27%) Samba
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (7.58%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.55%) WSUS
3 38 (5.14%) Puppet
4 37 (5.01%) Ansible
4 37 (5.01%) Kibana
5 36 (4.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 31 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (1.76%) SCCM
9 8 (1.08%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.68%) Graphite
10 5 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 5 (0.68%) Terraform
10 5 (0.68%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (0.54%) IBM BigFix
11 4 (0.54%) Oozie
12 3 (0.41%) Grafana
12 3 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 291 (39.38%) Microsoft
2 124 (16.78%) VMware
3 80 (10.83%) Oracle
4 53 (7.17%) Google
5 30 (4.06%) Citrix
6 25 (3.38%) Cisco
7 24 (3.25%) NetApp
8 20 (2.71%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.57%) Xamarin
10 18 (2.44%) HP
11 14 (1.89%) Dell
12 13 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
13 12 (1.62%) Rackspace
14 10 (1.35%) Ivanti
14 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.22%) Apple
15 9 (1.22%) Veeam
16 7 (0.95%) Meraki
17 6 (0.81%) SAP
17 6 (0.81%) Twitter