The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 90 205
Rank change year-on-year +49 +115  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5003 2853 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 5.99% 3.09% 1.67%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.04% 25.84% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4272 2383 1381
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14277 11041 9003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.09% 11.95% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 11891 9454 7415
Median salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in England.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in England

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in England

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +49 2042 £62,500 +4.16% 256
South East +75 970 £48,000 -4.00% 132
West Midlands +53 424 £42,500 -15.00% 55
North West +25 368 £45,000 - 62
South West +34 350 £44,500 +11.25% 50
East of England +64 344 £47,500 -9.52% 37
Yorkshire +47 313 £42,500 -5.55% 33
East Midlands +29 128 £47,500 +18.75% 24
North East +36 60 £35,000 - 7
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 4379 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 3838 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
3 3351 (37.83%) .NET
4 3178 (35.88%) SQL Server
5 3146 (35.52%) C#
6 3137 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
7 2786 (31.46%) SQL
8 2590 (29.24%) Windows
9 2049 (23.13%) MVC
10 2000 (22.58%) ASP.NET
11 1830 (20.66%) JavaScript
12 1682 (18.99%) VMware
13 1583 (17.87%) Office 365
14 1579 (17.83%) DevOps
15 1555 (17.56%) Finance
16 1509 (17.04%) AngularJS
17 1475 (16.65%) Active Directory
18 1458 (16.46%) HTML
19 1383 (15.61%) CSS
20 1353 (15.28%) Windows Server
21 1338 (15.11%) TDD
22 1316 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
23 1276 (14.41%) Linux
24 1179 (13.31%) Scrum
25 1130 (12.76%) Web Services
26 1110 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
27 1097 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
28 1060 (11.97%) PowerShell
29 1035 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
30 1022 (11.54%) Business Intelligence

Microsoft Azure
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
1 581 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 522 (5.89%) MS Exchange
3 495 (5.59%) IIS
4 363 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
5 297 (3.35%) OpenStack
6 281 (3.17%) Skype for Business
7 234 (2.64%) CMS
8 217 (2.45%) Tomcat
9 214 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 210 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
11 193 (2.18%) Apache Spark
12 166 (1.87%) Apache
13 144 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
13 144 (1.63%) Confluence
14 127 (1.43%) JBoss
15 124 (1.40%) Umbraco
16 123 (1.39%) WebSphere
17 117 (1.32%) WebLogic
18 91 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
19 89 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 329 (3.71%) Microsoft Office
2 93 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
3 42 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.18%) SPSS
6 13 (0.15%) HipChat
7 8 (0.090%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.079%) InVision
9 5 (0.056%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.045%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.023%) GIMP
11 2 (0.023%) InDesign
11 2 (0.023%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.023%) Mathcad
11 2 (0.023%) MicroStation
11 2 (0.023%) Simulink
12 1 (0.011%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 136 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 129 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 36 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
4 32 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 13 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 7 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.068%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.056%) Infor CloudSuite
9 5 (0.056%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
9 5 (0.056%) Oracle CRM
10 4 (0.045%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.045%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.045%) WebTrends
11 3 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
11 3 (0.034%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.034%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.034%) SAP MDG
11 3 (0.034%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 3838 (43.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1583 (17.87%) Office 365
3 686 (7.75%) PaaS
4 672 (7.59%) IaaS
5 535 (6.04%) SaaS
6 449 (5.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 353 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
8 273 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 205 (2.31%) GitHub
10 114 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
11 100 (1.13%) Amazon EC2
12 79 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 69 (0.78%) Amazon S3
14 66 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
15 56 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 55 (0.62%) Azure Data Factory
17 51 (0.58%) OpenShift
18 49 (0.55%) CloudBees
19 44 (0.50%) OneDrive
20 43 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 720 (8.13%) Firewall
2 573 (6.47%) DNS
3 424 (4.79%) SAN
4 388 (4.38%) WAN
5 363 (4.10%) LAN
6 332 (3.75%) DHCP
7 305 (3.44%) VPN
8 293 (3.31%) TCP/IP
9 246 (2.78%) Internet
10 219 (2.47%) Skype
11 196 (2.21%) VoIP
12 178 (2.01%) Network Security
13 159 (1.80%) HTTP
14 141 (1.59%) VLAN
15 130 (1.47%) Wireless
16 123 (1.39%) NAS
17 101 (1.14%) MPLS
18 100 (1.13%) BGP
19 92 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
20 84 (0.95%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3178 (35.88%) SQL Server
2 790 (8.92%) MongoDB
3 759 (8.57%) NoSQL
4 702 (7.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 655 (7.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 603 (6.81%) Big Data
7 586 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
8 450 (5.08%) Power BI
9 445 (5.02%) MySQL
10 444 (5.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 372 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
12 366 (4.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 365 (4.12%) Hadoop
14 325 (3.67%) Azure SQL Database
15 311 (3.51%) SQL Server 2016
16 306 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 277 (3.13%) Relational Database
18 253 (2.86%) Redis
19 226 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
20 177 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 916 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 606 (6.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 606 (6.84%) Visual Studio
3 565 (6.38%) Jenkins
4 556 (6.28%) TeamCity
5 363 (4.10%) JIRA
6 344 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 227 (2.56%) Selenium
8 201 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 185 (2.09%) Subversion
10 178 (2.01%) NUnit
11 136 (1.54%) Maven
12 125 (1.41%) Vagrant
13 118 (1.33%) Bitbucket
14 107 (1.21%) SpecFlow
15 98 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
16 72 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
17 71 (0.80%) GoCD
18 60 (0.68%) Hudson
19 54 (0.61%) Cucumber
General
1 1555 (17.56%) Finance
2 446 (5.04%) Retail
3 309 (3.49%) Marketing
4 278 (3.14%) Telecoms
5 263 (2.97%) Banking
6 231 (2.61%) Legal
6 231 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 178 (2.01%) Electronics
8 167 (1.89%) Advertising
9 147 (1.66%) Games
10 90 (1.02%) Law
11 83 (0.94%) Publishing
12 70 (0.79%) Local Government
13 49 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 46 (0.52%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.34%) Automotive
16 29 (0.33%) Back Office
17 22 (0.25%) Billing
18 17 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
19 15 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3108 (35.09%) Developer
2 1638 (18.49%) .NET Developer
3 1173 (13.24%) Architect
4 1077 (12.16%) C# Developer
5 746 (8.42%) C# .NET Developer
6 718 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 573 (6.47%) Consultant
8 541 (6.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 530 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 450 (5.08%) Cloud Architect
11 413 (4.66%) Analyst
12 405 (4.57%) Cloud Engineer
13 385 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
14 379 (4.28%) Senior .NET Developer
15 356 (4.02%) ASP.NET Developer
16 332 (3.75%) Software Developer
17 307 (3.47%) Azure Engineer
18 300 (3.39%) Senior C# Developer
19 290 (3.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 287 (3.24%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3351 (37.83%) .NET
2 2000 (22.58%) ASP.NET
3 1509 (17.04%) AngularJS
4 1458 (16.46%) HTML
5 1383 (15.61%) CSS
6 1316 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1130 (12.76%) Web Services
8 1097 (12.39%) ASP.NET Web API
9 941 (10.62%) .NET Framework
10 654 (7.38%) HTML5
11 630 (7.11%) jQuery
12 608 (6.86%) Entity Framework
13 578 (6.53%) WCF
14 525 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 487 (5.50%) Node.js
16 481 (5.43%) RESTful
17 473 (5.34%) REST
18 456 (5.15%) React
19 395 (4.46%) CSS3
20 391 (4.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 553 (6.24%) Computer Science
2 514 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 400 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 392 (4.43%) Public Cloud
5 367 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
6 339 (3.83%) Fintech
7 235 (2.65%) User Experience
8 222 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 216 (2.44%) Management Information System
10 210 (2.37%) Mobile App
11 175 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
12 171 (1.93%) Clustering
13 135 (1.52%) Private Cloud
14 109 (1.23%) iPad
15 101 (1.14%) Replication
16 77 (0.87%) Virtual Team
17 74 (0.84%) Algorithms
18 73 (0.82%) N-Tier
19 72 (0.81%) PKI
20 70 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2590 (29.24%) Windows
2 1353 (15.28%) Windows Server
3 1276 (14.41%) Linux
4 770 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 539 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 354 (4.00%) Unix
7 259 (2.92%) Windows 10
8 250 (2.82%) Android
9 246 (2.78%) Windows 7
10 240 (2.71%) Apple iOS
11 137 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 113 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 103 (1.16%) CentOS
14 97 (1.10%) Windows 8
15 84 (0.95%) Mac OS X
16 74 (0.84%) Ubuntu
17 65 (0.73%) CoreOS
18 37 (0.42%) VMS
19 36 (0.41%) Debian
20 29 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3137 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 2049 (23.13%) MVC
3 1579 (17.83%) DevOps
4 1338 (15.11%) TDD
5 1179 (13.31%) Scrum
6 1110 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
7 1022 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 765 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 724 (8.17%) ITIL
10 581 (6.56%) Analytics
11 570 (6.44%) Mentoring
12 566 (6.39%) OO
13 554 (6.25%) Web Development
14 544 (6.14%) Migration
15 535 (6.04%) Test Automation
16 524 (5.92%) BDD
17 488 (5.51%) Presales
18 486 (5.49%) SOLID
19 462 (5.22%) Microservices
20 432 (4.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3146 (35.52%) C#
2 2786 (31.46%) SQL
3 1830 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 1060 (11.97%) PowerShell
5 1021 (11.53%) Java
6 871 (9.83%) Python
7 685 (7.73%) T-SQL
8 494 (5.58%) Ruby
9 350 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 229 (2.59%) Perl
11 222 (2.51%) PHP
12 188 (2.12%) F#
13 178 (2.01%) VB.NET
14 176 (1.99%) C++
15 158 (1.78%) TypeScript
16 152 (1.72%) C
17 140 (1.58%) R
18 123 (1.39%) Go
19 109 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 99 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 871 (9.83%) Degree
2 634 (7.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 409 (4.62%) MCSE
4 263 (2.97%) MCSA
5 248 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
6 245 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
7 171 (1.93%) Security Cleared
8 148 (1.67%) MCP
8 148 (1.67%) SC Cleared
9 135 (1.52%) CCNA
10 118 (1.33%) CCNP
11 112 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 77 (0.87%) ISEB
13 75 (0.85%) CCIE
14 67 (0.76%) CISSP
15 54 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 54 (0.61%) MCITP
16 52 (0.59%) AWS Certification
17 49 (0.55%) PMI Certification
18 45 (0.51%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 322 (3.64%) QA
2 161 (1.82%) SLA
3 92 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (0.72%) Data Quality
5 56 (0.63%) PCI DSS
6 40 (0.45%) GCP
7 26 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 25 (0.28%) COBIT
9 22 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 21 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 20 (0.23%) GDPR
12 18 (0.20%) ISO 14001
13 15 (0.17%) PMO
14 8 (0.090%) SSAE 16
15 7 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 3 (0.034%) HIPAA
16 3 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 2 (0.023%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 2 (0.023%) WCAG
18 1 (0.011%) MiFID
System Software
1 1475 (16.65%) Active Directory
2 1035 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 866 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 745 (8.41%) Docker
5 219 (2.47%) vSphere
6 151 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
7 113 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
8 100 (1.13%) XenApp
9 85 (0.96%) vCloud
10 55 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
10 55 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 34 (0.38%) NFS
12 30 (0.34%) KVM
13 29 (0.33%) Terminal Services
13 29 (0.33%) XenServer
14 26 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 23 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
16 21 (0.24%) LXC
17 19 (0.21%) VirtualBox
17 19 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 808 (9.12%) Puppet
2 713 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 667 (7.53%) Ansible
4 399 (4.50%) SCCM
5 274 (3.09%) Kubernetes
6 264 (2.98%) SCOM
7 195 (2.20%) Kibana
8 168 (1.90%) Nagios
9 157 (1.77%) Terraform
10 118 (1.33%) WSUS
11 91 (1.03%) Backup Exec
12 89 (1.00%) Salt
13 80 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
14 78 (0.88%) Graphite
15 74 (0.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
16 70 (0.79%) Mesos
17 64 (0.72%) logstash
18 44 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
18 44 (0.50%) SCVMM
19 41 (0.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4379 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 1682 (18.99%) VMware
3 702 (7.93%) Cisco
4 652 (7.36%) Google
5 625 (7.06%) Oracle
6 478 (5.40%) Citrix
7 309 (3.49%) HP
8 282 (3.18%) Tableau
9 240 (2.71%) Xamarin
10 237 (2.68%) SAP
11 229 (2.59%) NetApp
12 182 (2.05%) IBM
13 161 (1.82%) Red Hat
14 146 (1.65%) EMC
15 135 (1.52%) Juniper
16 134 (1.51%) Dell
16 134 (1.51%) Rackspace
17 127 (1.43%) New Relic
18 125 (1.41%) CheckPoint
19 123 (1.39%) Splunk
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £55K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Excellent Hedge Fund Bonus and Benef
Posted: 7 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Computer People
Salary: £49000 - £74000 per annum + Bens, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Tec Partners
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Source Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Empiric
Salary: Unspecified highly flexible depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago