Period
to 7 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Sentinel over the 6 months to 7 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel
UK > England
6 months to
7 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 736 603 1025
Rank change year-on-year -133 +422 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Sentinel 278 108 8
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.21% 0.007%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.57% 0.51% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 205 97 8
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £56,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £60,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -25.00% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £77,500 £86,563
90th Percentile £102,500 £91,250 £110,750
UK median annual salary £66,250 £60,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +10.42% -25.00% -

Azure Sentinel 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 48,852 21,333 40,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.78% 41.69% 33.35%
Number of salaries quoted 34,933 18,419 34,155
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,375 £42,500 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Azure Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Sentinel in England

Azure Sentinel
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Azure Sentinel in England

Azure Sentinel
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Sentinel in England over the 6 months to 7 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Sentinel in England

Azure Sentinel
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 Sentinel within the England region over the 6 months to 7 December 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
London -158 129 £79,000 +8.97% 19
South East -97 66 £60,000 - 8
North of England -107 28 £57,500 +21.05% 11
North West -85 22 £58,750 +23.68% 9
South West -58 13 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England -91 12 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Midlands -101 9 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands -86 7 £45,000 +15.38% 4
Yorkshire -90 5 £43,750 -7.89% 2
East Midlands -67 2 - -
North East - 1 £52,500 -
Azure Sentinel
UK

For the 6 months to 7 December 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Sentinel 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 Sentinel.

1 278 (100.00%) Azure
2 136 (48.92%) SIEM
3 133 (47.84%) AWS
4 131 (47.12%) Sentinel
5 127 (45.68%) Cybersecurity
6 120 (43.17%) DevOps
7 103 (37.05%) PowerShell
7 103 (37.05%) Windows
8 99 (35.61%) Microsoft
9 94 (33.81%) Analytics
10 93 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (32.73%) Linux
12 86 (30.94%) Python
12 86 (30.94%) Information Security
13 67 (24.10%) Mentoring
14 66 (23.74%) Degree
15 65 (23.38%) Azure Logic Apps
16 63 (22.66%) Amazon S3
16 63 (22.66%) Serverless
17 62 (22.30%) Data Analytics
17 62 (22.30%) JSON
17 62 (22.30%) Identity Management
18 61 (21.94%) C#
18 61 (21.94%) Visualisation
18 61 (21.94%) Microsoft 365
19 60 (21.58%) Firewall
20 59 (21.22%) Risk Management
21 58 (20.86%) JavaScript
22 56 (20.14%) VB
23 55 (19.78%) Perl

Azure Sentinel
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 16 (5.76%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.80%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.08%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) nginx
Business Applications
1 131 (47.12%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 278 (100.00%) Azure
2 133 (47.84%) AWS
3 65 (23.38%) Azure Logic Apps
4 63 (22.66%) Amazon S3
4 63 (22.66%) Serverless
5 61 (21.94%) Microsoft 365
6 55 (19.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 55 (19.78%) CloudFront
7 54 (19.42%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 54 (19.42%) AWS CloudTrail
8 53 (19.06%) AWS Lambda
9 42 (15.11%) Azure Active Directory
10 40 (14.39%) GCP
11 35 (12.59%) PaaS
12 31 (11.15%) IaaS
13 27 (9.71%) Power Platform
14 22 (7.91%) Azure Data Factory
15 19 (6.83%) Snowflake
16 17 (6.12%) SaaS
17 10 (3.60%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.58%) Firewall
2 25 (8.99%) Network Security
3 16 (5.76%) DNS
4 12 (4.32%) VPN
5 9 (3.24%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (2.52%) DHCP
6 7 (2.52%) LAN
6 7 (2.52%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.52%) WAN
6 7 (2.52%) Wireshark
7 6 (2.16%) VLAN
8 4 (1.44%) Wireless
9 2 (0.72%) BGP
9 2 (0.72%) HTTP
9 2 (0.72%) IPv4
9 2 (0.72%) IPv6
9 2 (0.72%) OSPF
9 2 (0.72%) SSL
9 2 (0.72%) VXLAN
10 1 (0.36%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.95%) SQL Server
2 34 (12.23%) Data Warehouse
3 25 (8.99%) Power BI
4 23 (8.27%) Big Data
5 19 (6.83%) Data Lake
6 15 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 11 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.24%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.24%) Oracle Database
9 9 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (2.88%) Tableau
11 5 (1.80%) Amazon Redshift
11 5 (1.80%) BigQuery
11 5 (1.80%) Metadata
11 5 (1.80%) Tableau Desktop
11 5 (1.80%) Tableau Server
12 3 (1.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.96%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.52%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.08%) Metasploit
4 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.72%) JIRA
5 2 (0.72%) Spinnaker
5 2 (0.72%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (19.78%) Social Skills
2 50 (17.99%) Finance
3 18 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.47%) Public Sector
4 17 (6.12%) Legal
5 13 (4.68%) Czech Language
6 9 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
7 7 (2.52%) Marketing
8 5 (1.80%) Documentation Skills
8 5 (1.80%) Electronics
8 5 (1.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.44%) Billing
10 3 (1.08%) Banking
10 3 (1.08%) Games
10 3 (1.08%) Retail
10 3 (1.08%) Retail Finance
11 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 88 (31.65%) Security Engineer
2 60 (21.58%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 39 (14.03%) Architect
4 26 (9.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 24 (8.63%) Analyst
5 24 (8.63%) Consultant
6 23 (8.27%) Security Architect
7 22 (7.91%) Azure Engineer
8 20 (7.19%) Security Consultant
9 19 (6.83%) Security Analyst
10 17 (6.12%) Azure Architect
10 17 (6.12%) Data Engineer
11 16 (5.76%) Cloud Architect
12 15 (5.40%) Azure Consultant
12 15 (5.40%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 13 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
14 11 (3.96%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 11 (3.96%) Network Security Engineer
14 11 (3.96%) Senior Security Engineer
15 10 (3.60%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (22.30%) JSON
2 54 (19.42%) XML
3 10 (3.60%) Apache Camel
3 10 (3.60%) Lambda Expressions
3 10 (3.60%) Spring
4 9 (3.24%) Node.js
5 8 (2.88%) Web Services
6 6 (2.16%) .NET
7 5 (1.80%) ARM Templates
7 5 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (1.80%) Middleware
7 5 (1.80%) YAML
8 3 (1.08%) .NET Core
8 3 (1.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.08%) React
9 2 (0.72%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.72%) PySpark
9 2 (0.72%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.72%) SOAP
9 2 (0.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.19%) Public Cloud
2 11 (3.96%) Cloud Native
3 9 (3.24%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.80%) Data Centre
7 5 (1.80%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.44%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.36%) PKI
11 1 (0.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 103 (37.05%) Windows
2 91 (32.73%) Linux
3 54 (19.42%) Mac OS
4 14 (5.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.44%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.08%) Unix
7 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.72%) Solaris
8 1 (0.36%) Android
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (48.92%) SIEM
2 127 (45.68%) Cybersecurity
3 120 (43.17%) DevOps
4 94 (33.81%) Analytics
5 93 (33.45%) Agile Software Development
6 86 (30.94%) Information Security
7 67 (24.10%) Mentoring
8 62 (22.30%) Data Analytics
8 62 (22.30%) Identity Management
9 61 (21.94%) Visualisation
10 59 (21.22%) Risk Management
11 54 (19.42%) Continuous Improvement
12 53 (19.06%) API Integration
13 35 (12.59%) Security Operations
14 29 (10.43%) Infrastructure as Code
15 28 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (8.27%) Data Engineering
16 23 (8.27%) Data Modelling
17 21 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (7.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 103 (37.05%) PowerShell
2 86 (30.94%) Python
3 61 (21.94%) C#
4 58 (20.86%) JavaScript
5 56 (20.14%) VB
6 55 (19.78%) Perl
6 55 (19.78%) Ruby
7 45 (16.19%) SQL
8 11 (3.96%) Java
9 10 (3.60%) C
10 8 (2.88%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.08%) C++
11 3 (1.08%) PHP
12 1 (0.36%) ES6
12 1 (0.36%) Go
12 1 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.36%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 66 (23.74%) Degree
2 53 (19.06%) SANS
3 52 (18.71%) GCFA
3 52 (18.71%) GCFE
3 52 (18.71%) GCIA
3 52 (18.71%) GCIH
4 22 (7.91%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.40%) CISSP
6 13 (4.68%) CCNA
7 11 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (3.60%) CISM
8 10 (3.60%) GIAC
8 10 (3.60%) Security Cleared
9 9 (3.24%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 6 (2.16%) CCSP
11 6 (2.16%) CISA
12 4 (1.44%) CRISC
12 4 (1.44%) DBS Check
13 3 (1.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (4.68%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.32%) NIST
4 9 (3.24%) GDPR
4 9 (3.24%) SLA
5 5 (1.80%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.44%) GRC
6 4 (1.44%) QA
7 3 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
System Software
1 53 (19.06%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.47%) Docker
3 13 (4.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.24%) Snort
5 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
6 3 (1.08%) Squid
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 31 (11.15%) Terraform
2 30 (10.79%) Kubernetes
3 11 (3.96%) Nessus
4 10 (3.60%) Istio
5 8 (2.88%) Ansible
5 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.88%) QRadar
6 7 (2.52%) Pingdom
6 7 (2.52%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.08%) Kibana
8 3 (1.08%) Nexpose
8 3 (1.08%) Packer
8 3 (1.08%) Suricata
9 2 (0.72%) CASB
9 2 (0.72%) Puppet
9 2 (0.72%) SCCM
10 1 (0.36%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 99 (35.61%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.51%) Splunk
3 21 (7.55%) Google
4 19 (6.83%) Palo Alto
5 17 (6.12%) Cisco
6 16 (5.76%) VMware
7 15 (5.40%) Oracle
8 13 (4.68%) Meraki
9 11 (3.96%) Sophos
10 10 (3.60%) Databricks
10 10 (3.60%) LogRhythm
11 9 (3.24%) Carbon Black
11 9 (3.24%) CrowdStrike
12 8 (2.88%) CheckPoint
12 8 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 7 (2.52%) AppDynamics
13 7 (2.52%) ArcSight
13 7 (2.52%) Dynatrace
14 6 (2.16%) AlienVault
15 5 (1.80%) Qualys