Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 76 185
Rank change year-on-year +43 +109 +124
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 10846 6639 3847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 6.44% 3.76% 1.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.21% 28.68% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 9370 5664 3354
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 31708 23145 19474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.82% 13.11% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26366 19628 16308
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,820 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.31% +3.64% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +44 4919 £62,500 +4.17% 393
South East +35 2074 £50,000 - 143
North of England +37 1378 £45,000 - 165
Midlands +38 1049 £45,000 - 104
North West +34 785 £50,000 +11.11% 85
East of England +44 720 £47,500 - 52
West Midlands +38 719 £45,000 -7.22% 61
South West +53 693 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Yorkshire +37 483 £44,000 -7.37% 61
East Midlands +36 331 £47,500 +8.36% 40
North East +45 113 £37,250 +6.43% 19
Microsoft Azure
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 4807 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 4693 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3798 (35.02%) .NET
4 3773 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3696 (34.08%) C#
6 3486 (32.14%) SQL Server
7 3295 (30.38%) SQL
8 2934 (27.05%) Windows
9 2430 (22.40%) JavaScript
10 2265 (20.88%) MVC
11 2140 (19.73%) ASP.NET
12 2117 (19.52%) DevOps
13 2047 (18.87%) Office 365
14 2009 (18.52%) Finance
15 1936 (17.85%) VMware
16 1901 (17.53%) Active Directory
17 1836 (16.93%) HTML
18 1729 (15.94%) AngularJS
19 1728 (15.93%) CSS
20 1591 (14.67%) Windows Server
21 1587 (14.63%) Linux
22 1486 (13.70%) PowerShell
23 1436 (13.24%) TDD
24 1372 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
25 1360 (12.54%) Java
26 1311 (12.09%) Python
27 1290 (11.89%) Scrum
28 1259 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
29 1219 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
30 1198 (11.05%) Web Services

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
1 733 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 632 (5.83%) MS Exchange
3 543 (5.01%) IIS
4 426 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
5 358 (3.30%) Skype for Business
6 326 (3.01%) OpenStack
7 279 (2.57%) Apache Spark
8 243 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 241 (2.22%) CMS
10 238 (2.19%) Apache
11 229 (2.11%) Tomcat
12 227 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
13 194 (1.79%) Confluence
14 140 (1.29%) Umbraco
15 138 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
16 132 (1.22%) JBoss
17 106 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
18 103 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
19 96 (0.89%) nginx
20 95 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 405 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.30%) SPSS
5 24 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.065%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.055%) InVision
10 5 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.046%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.037%) Mathematica
12 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.009%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.009%) CPLEX
13 1 (0.009%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.009%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 202 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 35 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 23 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.13%) Eloqua
6 11 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 11 (0.10%) Workday HCM
7 8 (0.074%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.074%) NetSuite
7 8 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
8 7 (0.065%) Infor CloudSuite
8 7 (0.065%) R3 Corda
9 6 (0.055%) Oracle ERP
9 6 (0.055%) SDL Web 8
10 4 (0.037%) HFM
10 4 (0.037%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 4 (0.037%) nopCommerce
10 4 (0.037%) SAP HR
11 3 (0.028%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.028%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4693 (43.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2047 (18.87%) Office 365
3 956 (8.81%) IaaS
4 912 (8.41%) PaaS
5 745 (6.87%) SaaS
6 584 (5.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 409 (3.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 314 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
9 276 (2.54%) GitHub
10 162 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
11 140 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 128 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
13 112 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
14 100 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
15 98 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
16 77 (0.71%) OneDrive
17 70 (0.65%) npm
18 68 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 67 (0.62%) Amazon S3
20 65 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 963 (8.88%) Firewall
2 664 (6.12%) DNS
3 530 (4.89%) VPN
4 527 (4.86%) WAN
5 450 (4.15%) SAN
6 410 (3.78%) LAN
7 388 (3.58%) DHCP
8 357 (3.29%) TCP/IP
9 335 (3.09%) Skype
10 274 (2.53%) Internet
11 196 (1.81%) Network Security
12 178 (1.64%) SSL
12 178 (1.64%) VoIP
13 173 (1.60%) VLAN
14 154 (1.42%) HTTP
15 143 (1.32%) MPLS
16 135 (1.24%) BGP
17 130 (1.20%) Wireless
18 126 (1.16%) NAS
19 118 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3486 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 903 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 885 (8.16%) NoSQL
4 766 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 677 (6.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 638 (5.88%) Big Data
7 589 (5.43%) Data Warehouse
8 538 (4.96%) Power BI
9 526 (4.85%) MySQL
10 474 (4.37%) SQL Server 2016
11 445 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 438 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
13 430 (3.96%) Hadoop
14 335 (3.09%) Relational Database
15 328 (3.02%) SQL Server 2014
16 295 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
17 261 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
18 258 (2.38%) Redis
19 219 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
20 209 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 957 (8.82%) Git (software)
2 854 (7.87%) Jenkins
3 684 (6.31%) TeamCity
4 573 (5.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 569 (5.25%) Visual Studio
6 439 (4.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 394 (3.63%) JIRA
8 331 (3.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 256 (2.36%) Selenium
10 192 (1.77%) Subversion
11 179 (1.65%) Maven
12 157 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
13 151 (1.39%) NUnit
14 145 (1.34%) Bitbucket
15 119 (1.10%) Hudson
16 107 (0.99%) SpecFlow
17 92 (0.85%) gulp
18 85 (0.78%) Cucumber
19 78 (0.72%) Vagrant
20 77 (0.71%) MSBuild
General
1 2009 (18.52%) Finance
2 529 (4.88%) Retail
3 397 (3.66%) Banking
4 378 (3.49%) Marketing
5 296 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 261 (2.41%) Advertising
7 258 (2.38%) Manufacturing
8 190 (1.75%) Electronics
8 190 (1.75%) Law
9 176 (1.62%) Games
10 172 (1.59%) Legal
11 78 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 74 (0.68%) Publishing
13 56 (0.52%) Investment Banking
14 49 (0.45%) Back Office
14 49 (0.45%) Billing
15 45 (0.41%) Automotive
16 33 (0.30%) Local Government
17 24 (0.22%) Front Office
18 18 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3694 (34.06%) Developer
2 1826 (16.84%) .NET Developer
3 1273 (11.74%) Architect
4 1149 (10.59%) C# Developer
5 860 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
6 777 (7.16%) Senior Developer
7 723 (6.67%) Consultant
8 712 (6.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 606 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 542 (5.00%) Analyst
11 510 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
12 467 (4.31%) Software Developer
13 442 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
14 441 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
15 417 (3.84%) Azure Engineer
16 395 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
17 386 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
18 385 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 372 (3.43%) SQL Developer
20 369 (3.40%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3798 (35.02%) .NET
2 2140 (19.73%) ASP.NET
3 1836 (16.93%) HTML
4 1729 (15.94%) AngularJS
5 1728 (15.93%) CSS
6 1372 (12.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1259 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1198 (11.05%) Web Services
9 955 (8.81%) .NET Framework
10 807 (7.44%) HTML5
11 775 (7.15%) jQuery
12 714 (6.58%) RESTful
13 697 (6.43%) Node.js
14 676 (6.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 630 (5.81%) Entity Framework
16 619 (5.71%) React
17 587 (5.41%) REST
18 545 (5.02%) WCF
19 519 (4.79%) CSS3
20 381 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 730 (6.73%) Data Centre
2 644 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 607 (5.60%) Public Cloud
4 519 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
4 519 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
5 426 (3.93%) Fintech
6 378 (3.49%) User Experience
7 272 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 264 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 209 (1.93%) Management Information System
10 184 (1.70%) Mobile App
11 182 (1.68%) Private Cloud
12 149 (1.37%) Clustering
13 127 (1.17%) Replication
14 101 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 84 (0.77%) PKI
16 77 (0.71%) Algorithms
17 66 (0.61%) Driving Licence
17 66 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
18 64 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2934 (27.05%) Windows
2 1591 (14.67%) Windows Server
3 1587 (14.63%) Linux
4 722 (6.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 522 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 363 (3.35%) Windows 10
7 348 (3.21%) Unix
8 315 (2.90%) Windows 7
9 256 (2.36%) Android
10 234 (2.16%) Apple iOS
11 194 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 164 (1.51%) Windows 8
13 159 (1.47%) CentOS
14 140 (1.29%) Ubuntu
15 99 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 62 (0.57%) Mac OS X
17 35 (0.32%) Mac OS
17 35 (0.32%) VMS
18 30 (0.28%) Debian
19 29 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3773 (34.79%) Agile Software Development
2 2265 (20.88%) MVC
3 2117 (19.52%) DevOps
4 1436 (13.24%) TDD
5 1290 (11.89%) Scrum
6 1219 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
7 1142 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 1050 (9.68%) ITIL
9 881 (8.12%) Microservices
10 878 (8.10%) Software Engineering
11 811 (7.48%) Analytics
12 767 (7.07%) Migration
13 687 (6.33%) Test Automation
14 597 (5.50%) Web Development
15 593 (5.47%) SDLC
16 591 (5.45%) Mentoring
17 581 (5.36%) Presales
18 579 (5.34%) OO
19 564 (5.20%) BDD
20 553 (5.10%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3696 (34.08%) C#
2 3295 (30.38%) SQL
3 2430 (22.40%) JavaScript
4 1486 (13.70%) PowerShell
5 1360 (12.54%) Java
6 1311 (12.09%) Python
7 712 (6.56%) T-SQL
8 651 (6.00%) Ruby
9 525 (4.84%) Bash Shell
10 328 (3.02%) Perl
11 275 (2.54%) PHP
12 235 (2.17%) C++
13 224 (2.07%) F#
14 205 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 190 (1.75%) TypeScript
16 188 (1.73%) R
17 187 (1.72%) Go
18 173 (1.60%) Shell Script
19 166 (1.53%) C
20 147 (1.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1022 (9.42%) Degree
2 705 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 455 (4.20%) MCSE
4 353 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
6 247 (2.28%) MCSA
7 231 (2.13%) Security Cleared
8 203 (1.87%) CCNA
9 171 (1.58%) CCNP
10 135 (1.24%) SC Cleared
11 130 (1.20%) MCP
12 129 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 88 (0.81%) CISSP
14 86 (0.79%) CCIE
15 64 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
16 63 (0.58%) PhD
17 60 (0.55%) MCSD
18 58 (0.53%) ISEB
19 56 (0.52%) MCITP
20 52 (0.48%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 376 (3.47%) QA
2 214 (1.97%) SLA
3 117 (1.08%) GCP
4 102 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 78 (0.72%) GDPR
6 68 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 62 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.29%) PMO
9 27 (0.25%) COBIT
10 13 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
11 12 (0.11%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.10%) HIPAA
13 8 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.055%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.046%) ISO 22301
15 5 (0.046%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.037%) PMBOK
17 3 (0.028%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
18 2 (0.018%) Actionable Recommendations
18 2 (0.018%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1901 (17.53%) Active Directory
2 1165 (10.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1098 (10.12%) Docker
4 973 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 218 (2.01%) vSphere
6 196 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 126 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 115 (1.06%) XenApp
9 68 (0.63%) XenDesktop
10 51 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
11 50 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 49 (0.45%) VMware NSX
13 48 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 48 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 39 (0.36%) vCloud
15 36 (0.33%) KVM
16 28 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 26 (0.24%) BitLocker
18 25 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
19 21 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1049 (9.67%) Puppet
2 919 (8.47%) Opscode Chef
3 887 (8.18%) Ansible
4 498 (4.59%) SCCM
5 433 (3.99%) Kubernetes
6 323 (2.98%) Terraform
7 283 (2.61%) SCOM
8 205 (1.89%) Kibana
9 179 (1.65%) WSUS
10 165 (1.52%) Nagios
11 130 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
12 96 (0.89%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 90 (0.83%) Salt
14 82 (0.76%) Backup Exec
15 79 (0.73%) SCVMM
16 78 (0.72%) Mesos
17 70 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
18 64 (0.59%) vCenter Server
18 64 (0.59%) vRealize
19 54 (0.50%) Packer
Vendors
1 4807 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 1936 (17.85%) VMware
3 906 (8.35%) Google
4 814 (7.51%) Cisco
5 699 (6.44%) Oracle
6 662 (6.10%) Citrix
7 349 (3.22%) HP
8 293 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 271 (2.50%) SAP
10 248 (2.29%) IBM
11 247 (2.28%) Tableau
12 213 (1.96%) Dell
13 200 (1.84%) NetApp
14 181 (1.67%) Xamarin
15 163 (1.50%) Juniper
16 153 (1.41%) Sitecore
17 143 (1.32%) Splunk
18 118 (1.09%) CheckPoint
19 115 (1.06%) EMC
20 114 (1.05%) Veeam