Period
to 18 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 18 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 819 784 995
Rank change year-on-year -35 +211 +63
Permanent jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 91 50 84
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.100% 0.066% 0.063%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.24% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55 35 66
10th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,813 £44,375 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +6.19%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -0.44%

Azure ExpressRoute 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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 38,311 27,060 39,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.99% 35.73% 29.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28,824 22,411 32,205
10th Percentile £33,154 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £88,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure ExpressRoute as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in England

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in England.

Salary trend for Azure ExpressRoute in England

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute in England over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in England

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute within the England region over the 6 months to 18 June 2021. 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
South East -1 34 £62,500 -16.67% 3
London -26 34 £62,500 -10.71% 8
North of England -24 11 - - 1
North West - 11 - - 1
East of England -22 1 - -
South West -62 1 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Azure ExpressRoute
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2021, IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 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 England region with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute.

1 91 (100.00%) Azure
2 76 (83.52%) IaaS
3 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
4 69 (75.82%) PaaS
5 57 (62.64%) PowerShell
6 55 (60.44%) DevOps
6 55 (60.44%) Kubernetes
7 54 (59.34%) Azure Active Directory
8 44 (48.35%) Firewall
9 43 (47.25%) SQL
10 41 (45.05%) VPN
10 41 (45.05%) SaaS
11 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
12 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
12 35 (38.46%) Docker
13 34 (37.36%) Ansible
14 30 (32.97%) SCOM
15 29 (31.87%) JIRA
15 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
15 29 (31.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 28 (30.77%) Migration
16 28 (30.77%) Windows
17 27 (29.67%) Scrum
18 26 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
19 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
19 25 (27.47%) Mentoring
19 25 (27.47%) DNS
20 24 (26.37%) Web Services
20 24 (26.37%) Analytics
20 24 (26.37%) Social Skills

Azure ExpressRoute
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 17 (18.68%) Confluence
2 12 (13.19%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 91 (100.00%) Azure
2 76 (83.52%) IaaS
3 69 (75.82%) PaaS
4 54 (59.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (45.05%) SaaS
6 22 (24.18%) Azure Storage
7 18 (19.78%) Azure App Service
8 16 (17.58%) AWS
9 15 (16.48%) Azure Data Factory
10 14 (15.38%) GitHub
10 14 (15.38%) Microsoft 365
11 12 (13.19%) Azure Service Bus
11 12 (13.19%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (13.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (12.09%) GCP
13 7 (7.69%) OneDrive
13 7 (7.69%) Serverless
14 6 (6.59%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 6 (6.59%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 4 (4.40%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) Firewall
2 41 (45.05%) VPN
3 25 (27.47%) DNS
4 16 (17.58%) DMZ
5 9 (9.89%) Network Security
5 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
6 8 (8.79%) BGP
6 8 (8.79%) WAN
7 7 (7.69%) Software-Defined Networking
8 4 (4.40%) MPLS
8 4 (4.40%) OSPF
8 4 (4.40%) SAN
9 3 (3.30%) Internet
9 3 (3.30%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.20%) IPv4
10 2 (2.20%) RIP
10 2 (2.20%) SD-WAN
10 2 (2.20%) SSL
11 1 (1.10%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.08%) Azure SQL Database
2 12 (13.19%) Big Data
3 3 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.20%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.10%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 29 (31.87%) Jenkins
1 29 (31.87%) JIRA
2 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
3 15 (16.48%) Bitbucket
3 15 (16.48%) Maven
4 13 (14.29%) Gradle
5 12 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (2.20%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (26.37%) Social Skills
2 21 (23.08%) Finance
3 15 (16.48%) Billing
4 13 (14.29%) Organisational Skills
5 12 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (5.49%) Marketing
6 5 (5.49%) Public Sector
7 4 (4.40%) Law
7 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
8 3 (3.30%) Electronics
8 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
9 2 (2.20%) Banking
9 2 (2.20%) Retail
10 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Architect
2 22 (24.18%) Azure Architect
3 14 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Full Stack Developer
4 12 (13.19%) Lead Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Service Owner
6 6 (6.59%) Cloud Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Storage Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.30%) HP Storage Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) SAN Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) SAN Storage Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.37%) Web Services
2 14 (15.38%) .NET
3 12 (13.19%) .NET Core
3 12 (13.19%) ActiveMQ
3 12 (13.19%) RabbitMQ
3 12 (13.19%) RESTful
3 12 (13.19%) SOAP
4 11 (12.09%) CGI
5 6 (6.59%) JSON
6 2 (2.20%) Express
6 2 (2.20%) Node.js
6 2 (2.20%) React
7 1 (1.10%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.10%) COM
7 1 (1.10%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) Public Cloud
2 18 (19.78%) User Experience
3 11 (12.09%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (6.59%) PKI
6 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (2.20%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Life Science
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.77%) Windows
2 25 (27.47%) Windows Server
3 14 (15.38%) Linux
4 13 (14.29%) VMS
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (60.44%) DevOps
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (30.77%) Migration
4 27 (29.67%) Scrum
5 26 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
6 25 (27.47%) Mentoring
7 24 (26.37%) Analytics
8 19 (20.88%) ITIL
9 16 (17.58%) Identity Management
9 16 (17.58%) Load Balancing
10 15 (16.48%) Configuration Management
11 14 (15.38%) Feasibility Study
11 14 (15.38%) Microservices
12 12 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (13.19%) Open Source
12 12 (13.19%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (13.19%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (13.19%) Product Vision
12 12 (13.19%) Requirements Gathering
12 12 (13.19%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 57 (62.64%) PowerShell
2 43 (47.25%) SQL
3 2 (2.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.40%) MCSE
3 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.30%) CCNA
4 3 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.20%) CCNP
6 1 (1.10%) CEH
6 1 (1.10%) GIAC
6 1 (1.10%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Accessibility
1 1 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (82.42%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.46%) Docker
3 23 (25.27%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (15.38%) Hyper-V
5 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (6.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 55 (60.44%) Kubernetes
2 34 (37.36%) Ansible
3 30 (32.97%) SCOM
4 29 (31.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 23 (25.27%) Terraform
6 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 19 (20.88%) SCCM
7 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.40%) PowerCLI
7 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
8 3 (3.30%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.10%) CASB
9 1 (1.10%) HP NNM
9 1 (1.10%) vRealize
9 1 (1.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 37 (40.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.38%) VMware
3 10 (10.99%) Google
4 8 (8.79%) NetApp
5 5 (5.49%) HP
6 4 (4.40%) iManage
6 4 (4.40%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.30%) Citrix
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
8 2 (2.20%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.20%) Databricks
8 2 (2.20%) Okta
8 2 (2.20%) Splunk
9 1 (1.10%) BT
9 1 (1.10%) F5
9 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.10%) hybris
9 1 (1.10%) TOWER Software