Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Azure Storage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Storage over the 6 months to 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Storage
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 800 568 846
Rank change year-on-year -232 +278 +115
Permanent jobs citing Azure Storage 204 184 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% 0.76% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 125 174 127
10th Percentile £38,750 £51,241 £41,150
25th Percentile £40,750 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% -3.70% +17.39%
75th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +17.39%

Azure Storage 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 49,192 24,150 39,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.64% 41.45% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34,259 20,800 32,640
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
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 £90,025 £92,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Azure Storage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Storage in England

Azure Storage
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Azure Storage in England

Azure Storage
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Storage in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Storage in England

Azure Storage
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 Storage within the England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -197 81 £85,000 -2.86% 19
South East -165 46 £60,000 -4.00% 4
North of England -91 31 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -62 22 £56,250 +12.50%
East of England - 14 £43,500 - 3
Midlands -101 12 £42,500 -16.67% 8
West Midlands -80 9 £42,500 -16.67% 4
North West - 9 £35,500 -
South West -45 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 - 3
Azure Storage
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, IT jobs citing Azure Storage 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 Storage.

1 204 (100.00%) Azure
2 134 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (64.22%) Microsoft
4 127 (62.25%) SQL
5 119 (58.33%) DevOps
6 114 (55.88%) .NET
7 97 (47.55%) SQL Server
8 94 (46.08%) CI/CD
9 92 (45.10%) Azure Service Bus
10 91 (44.61%) C#
11 72 (35.29%) Serverless
12 68 (33.33%) PaaS
13 64 (31.37%) Microservices
13 64 (31.37%) Azure Functions
14 62 (30.39%) Social Skills
15 58 (28.43%) Azure App Service
16 55 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
17 52 (25.49%) AWS
18 50 (24.51%) Azure SQL Database
19 48 (23.53%) .NET Core
20 45 (22.06%) Migration
20 45 (22.06%) JavaScript
21 44 (21.57%) Azure Data Factory
22 43 (21.08%) T-SQL
23 40 (19.61%) Finance
23 40 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
24 38 (18.63%) Kubernetes
25 37 (18.14%) React
26 36 (17.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
27 35 (17.16%) ASP.NET

Azure Storage
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 23 (11.27%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.92%) Apache
3 8 (3.92%) Apache Spark
4 6 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.45%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.45%) WebLogic
5 5 (2.45%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.96%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.98%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 204 (100.00%) Azure
2 92 (45.10%) Azure Service Bus
3 72 (35.29%) Serverless
4 68 (33.33%) PaaS
5 64 (31.37%) Azure Functions
6 58 (28.43%) Azure App Service
7 52 (25.49%) AWS
8 44 (21.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 40 (19.61%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (17.65%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 35 (17.16%) SaaS
12 34 (16.67%) Azure Logic Apps
13 33 (16.18%) Azure Active Directory
14 31 (15.20%) IaaS
15 25 (12.25%) Azure Service Fabric
16 20 (9.80%) Azure Key Vault
16 20 (9.80%) Azure Stack
17 19 (9.31%) GitHub
18 17 (8.33%) Microsoft 365
19 16 (7.84%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) VPN
2 16 (7.84%) Firewall
3 15 (7.35%) Network Security
4 10 (4.90%) SAN
5 7 (3.43%) DNS
5 7 (3.43%) VSAN
6 5 (2.45%) LAN
6 5 (2.45%) WAN
7 4 (1.96%) DHCP
7 4 (1.96%) SMTP
8 3 (1.47%) FTP
8 3 (1.47%) HTTP
8 3 (1.47%) NAS
8 3 (1.47%) SD-WAN
8 3 (1.47%) SSL
8 3 (1.47%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (0.98%) IPsec
9 2 (0.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (47.55%) SQL Server
2 50 (24.51%) Azure SQL Database
3 27 (13.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (10.78%) Data Lake
6 18 (8.82%) NoSQL
7 12 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (5.88%) Power BI
8 10 (4.90%) MongoDB
9 9 (4.41%) Relational Database
10 7 (3.43%) Hadoop
10 7 (3.43%) MySQL
10 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (2.94%) InterSystems Cache
11 6 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (2.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.96%) Big Data
13 4 (1.96%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 17 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (7.84%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (6.37%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.45%) GitLab
4 5 (2.45%) NUnit
4 5 (2.45%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.96%) Moq
5 4 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.49%) AppScan
7 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) MSTest
7 1 (0.49%) Selenium
7 1 (0.49%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) tSQLt
General
1 62 (30.39%) Social Skills
2 40 (19.61%) Finance
3 19 (9.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 18 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.39%) Retail
6 7 (3.43%) Legal
7 6 (2.94%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.45%) Banking
9 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.96%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.47%) Advertising
10 3 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.47%) Games
11 2 (0.98%) Electronics
11 2 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.98%) Marketing
11 2 (0.98%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.49%) Front Office
12 1 (0.49%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 75 (36.76%) Developer
2 36 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 31 (15.20%) Architect
3 31 (15.20%) Azure Architect
4 27 (13.24%) .NET Developer
5 20 (9.80%) C# Developer
6 14 (6.86%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (6.37%) Cloud Developer
8 12 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 12 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
9 11 (5.39%) Azure Developer
9 11 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) BizTalk Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Senior BizTalk Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Software Developer
10 10 (4.90%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.90%) Technical Leader
11 8 (3.92%) Data Engineer
12 7 (3.43%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (55.88%) .NET
2 48 (23.53%) .NET Core
3 37 (18.14%) React
4 35 (17.16%) ASP.NET
5 30 (14.71%) Node.js
6 27 (13.24%) ARM Templates
7 23 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 22 (10.78%) REST
9 21 (10.29%) Web Services
10 19 (9.31%) Middleware
10 19 (9.31%) OAuth
10 19 (9.31%) OAuth2
11 17 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (7.84%) CSS
12 16 (7.84%) jQuery
13 14 (6.86%) Entity Framework
14 13 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (5.39%) RESTful
16 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
16 10 (4.90%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 16 (7.84%) Social Network
3 14 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 13 (6.37%) Cloud Native
4 13 (6.37%) N-Tier
4 13 (6.37%) Private Cloud
4 13 (6.37%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 7 (3.43%) Hedge funds
8 6 (2.94%) Legacy Applications
9 5 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (2.45%) Replication
10 4 (1.96%) CMDB
10 4 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (1.47%) Cyber Defence
11 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.49%) Clustering
12 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.71%) Windows
2 24 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 19 (9.31%) Linux
4 18 (8.82%) VMS
5 5 (2.45%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (1.96%) Unix
7 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.49%) Android
8 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.49%) CentOS
8 1 (0.49%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.49%) Solaris
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (65.69%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (58.33%) DevOps
3 94 (46.08%) CI/CD
4 64 (31.37%) Microservices
5 55 (26.96%) Continuous Integration
6 45 (22.06%) Migration
7 30 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
8 27 (13.24%) Test Automation
9 25 (12.25%) Deployment Automation
10 24 (11.76%) Full Stack Development
10 24 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (11.27%) MVC
12 22 (10.78%) SDLC
13 21 (10.29%) Continuous Delivery
13 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 19 (9.31%) Analytics
14 19 (9.31%) Computer Science
14 19 (9.31%) DevSecOps
14 19 (9.31%) Software Engineering
15 18 (8.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 127 (62.25%) SQL
2 91 (44.61%) C#
3 45 (22.06%) JavaScript
4 43 (21.08%) T-SQL
5 32 (15.69%) PowerShell
6 27 (13.24%) Python
7 18 (8.82%) Java
8 8 (3.92%) R
9 7 (3.43%) Bash
9 7 (3.43%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.45%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.45%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.47%) Java 11
11 3 (1.47%) Java 8
12 2 (0.98%) C++
12 2 (0.98%) Scala
13 1 (0.49%) Go
13 1 (0.49%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (17.16%) Degree
2 10 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.43%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.45%) CCNA
5 5 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.47%) MCSA
7 3 (1.47%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.98%) MCSE
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.16%) QA
2 4 (1.96%) GDPR
3 3 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.47%) NCSC
3 3 (1.47%) SLA
4 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (12.25%) Docker
2 23 (11.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (6.37%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (3.43%) vSphere
7 6 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.49%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) NFS
9 1 (0.49%) Samba
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (18.63%) Kubernetes
2 24 (11.76%) Terraform
3 8 (3.92%) Ansible
4 7 (3.43%) vCenter Server
5 6 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.45%) Packer
6 5 (2.45%) Puppet
7 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (1.47%) Kustomize
8 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.98%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.49%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.49%) Grafana
10 1 (0.49%) Icinga
10 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Nagios
10 1 (0.49%) SCCM
10 1 (0.49%) SCOM
10 1 (0.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (64.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.29%) Databricks
3 16 (7.84%) VMware
4 12 (5.88%) PayPal
5 10 (4.90%) EMC
6 8 (3.92%) Citrix
6 8 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.43%) Google
7 7 (3.43%) SAP
8 6 (2.94%) Cisco
9 5 (2.45%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.96%) Alteryx
11 3 (1.47%) Fidessa
11 3 (1.47%) Forcepoint
11 3 (1.47%) Meraki
11 3 (1.47%) NetApp
11 3 (1.47%) Oracle
11 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.47%) Symantec
11 3 (1.47%) Zscaler