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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
UK / England
Rank 61 119 209
Rank change year-on-year +58 +90  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3739 2645 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 4.74% 2.73% 1.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.34% 24.27% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3162 2273 1198
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 11561 10900 8299
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.66% 11.25% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9691 9201 6647
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +66 1600 £60,000 +4.34% 242
South East +55 812 £47,500 -5.00% 95
North West +24 292 £45,000 +5.88% 63
South West +61 236 £42,500 -5.55% 51
East of England +24 224 £50,000 +5.26% 36
Yorkshire +34 219 £45,000 +5.88% 48
West Midlands +67 218 £45,000 -10.00% 41
East Midlands +4 99 £45,000 +12.50% 20
North East +20 46 £32,500 -13.33% 7
Midlands +13 1 £70,000 +45.83%
Microsoft Azure
UK

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3730 (51.58%) Microsoft
2 3147 (43.52%) Amazon AWS
3 2789 (38.57%) .NET
4 2731 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2642 (36.54%) C#
6 2597 (35.91%) SQL Server
7 2261 (31.27%) SQL
8 2232 (30.87%) Windows
9 1654 (22.87%) ASP.NET
10 1635 (22.61%) MVC
11 1485 (20.54%) JavaScript
12 1394 (19.28%) VMware
13 1318 (18.23%) MS Excel
14 1282 (17.73%) Office 365
15 1271 (17.58%) DevOps
16 1245 (17.22%) AngularJS
17 1240 (17.15%) Active Directory
18 1217 (16.83%) HTML
19 1188 (16.43%) Finance
19 1188 (16.43%) Windows Server
20 1137 (15.72%) TDD
21 1090 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 1033 (14.29%) CSS
23 994 (13.75%) Scrum
24 987 (13.65%) Web Services
25 974 (13.47%) Linux
26 956 (13.22%) PowerShell
27 922 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
28 864 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
29 850 (11.75%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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
1 533 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 502 (6.94%) IIS
3 427 (5.91%) MS Exchange
4 409 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 242 (3.35%) Skype for Business
6 240 (3.32%) OpenStack
7 209 (2.89%) Tomcat
8 177 (2.45%) Apache Spark
9 176 (2.43%) CMS
10 167 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
11 166 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 148 (2.05%) Apache
13 122 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
14 120 (1.66%) WebSphere
15 115 (1.59%) WebLogic
16 113 (1.56%) Apache Solr
17 112 (1.55%) JBoss
18 107 (1.48%) Jetty
19 103 (1.42%) Confluence
20 98 (1.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1318 (18.23%) MS Excel
2 294 (4.07%) MS Office
3 30 (0.41%) MS Project
4 28 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.26%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 12 (0.17%) HipChat
8 10 (0.14%) GIMP
9 7 (0.097%) InDesign
9 7 (0.097%) MicroStation
10 6 (0.083%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.055%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.041%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.028%) InVision
13 2 (0.028%) Mathcad
13 2 (0.028%) Simulink
13 2 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.014%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 136 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 12 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 7 (0.097%) OpenText MBPM
8 6 (0.083%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.069%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.055%) Oracle Payables
10 4 (0.055%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.041%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 3 (0.041%) Eloqua
11 3 (0.041%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.041%) SAP MDG
11 3 (0.041%) SAP MDM
11 3 (0.041%) Temenos T24
12 2 (0.028%) assyst
12 2 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.028%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3147 (43.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1282 (17.73%) Office 365
3 542 (7.50%) PaaS
4 495 (6.85%) IaaS
5 418 (5.78%) SaaS
6 344 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 327 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
8 175 (2.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 135 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
10 109 (1.51%) GitHub
11 69 (0.95%) Amazon S3
12 64 (0.89%) CloudBees
13 60 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
14 59 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
15 53 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
16 51 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 47 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 44 (0.61%) Azure Machine Learning
19 33 (0.46%) SoftLayer
20 31 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 484 (6.69%) Firewall
2 393 (5.43%) DNS
3 322 (4.45%) SAN
4 262 (3.62%) DHCP
5 258 (3.57%) WAN
6 251 (3.47%) LAN
7 217 (3.00%) VPN
8 195 (2.70%) TCP/IP
9 191 (2.64%) Internet
10 168 (2.32%) Skype
11 119 (1.65%) VoIP
12 112 (1.55%) Network Security
13 107 (1.48%) HTTP
13 107 (1.48%) NAS
14 94 (1.30%) VLAN
15 87 (1.20%) LDAP
16 72 (1.00%) iSCSI
16 72 (1.00%) Wireless
17 70 (0.97%) Kerberos
18 67 (0.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2597 (35.91%) SQL Server
2 610 (8.44%) MongoDB
3 566 (7.83%) NoSQL
4 511 (7.07%) Big Data
5 498 (6.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 459 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
7 428 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 366 (5.06%) MySQL
8 366 (5.06%) SQL Server 2014
9 342 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
10 329 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 322 (4.45%) Hadoop
12 312 (4.31%) Power BI
13 306 (4.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 285 (3.94%) SQL Server 2008
15 262 (3.62%) Redis
16 225 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
17 204 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
18 173 (2.39%) Relational Database
19 153 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 743 (10.28%) Git (software)
2 553 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 509 (7.04%) TeamCity
4 506 (7.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 448 (6.20%) Jenkins
6 343 (4.74%) JIRA
7 334 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
8 216 (2.99%) Selenium
9 191 (2.64%) Subversion
10 179 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 162 (2.24%) NUnit
12 138 (1.91%) Vagrant
13 84 (1.16%) GoCD
14 82 (1.13%) SpecFlow
15 70 (0.97%) Moq
16 68 (0.94%) HP UFT
17 64 (0.89%) ClearCase
17 64 (0.89%) Maven
18 59 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
19 58 (0.80%) Hudson
General
1 1188 (16.43%) Finance
2 427 (5.91%) Retail
3 322 (4.45%) Banking
4 186 (2.57%) Legal
5 159 (2.20%) Marketing
6 154 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 126 (1.74%) Advertising
8 105 (1.45%) Games
9 104 (1.44%) Publishing
10 97 (1.34%) Manufacturing
11 63 (0.87%) Local Government
12 61 (0.84%) Law
13 56 (0.77%) Investment Banking
14 55 (0.76%) Electronics
15 33 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
16 27 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 23 (0.32%) Back Office
18 21 (0.29%) Billing
19 18 (0.25%) Front Office
20 17 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2552 (35.29%) Developer
2 1373 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 1044 (14.44%) Architect
4 966 (13.36%) C# Developer
5 671 (9.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 647 (8.95%) Senior Developer
7 483 (6.68%) Consultant
8 432 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 412 (5.70%) DevOps Engineer
10 374 (5.17%) Cloud Architect
11 367 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
12 337 (4.66%) Senior .NET Developer
13 317 (4.38%) Software Developer
14 289 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
15 272 (3.76%) Analyst
16 270 (3.73%) Senior C# Developer
17 259 (3.58%) ASP.NET Developer
18 239 (3.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 231 (3.19%) Support Engineer
20 224 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2789 (38.57%) .NET
2 1654 (22.87%) ASP.NET
3 1245 (17.22%) AngularJS
4 1217 (16.83%) HTML
5 1090 (15.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1033 (14.29%) CSS
7 987 (13.65%) Web Services
8 922 (12.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 794 (10.98%) .NET Framework
10 555 (7.68%) HTML5
11 523 (7.23%) jQuery
12 505 (6.98%) Entity Framework
13 490 (6.78%) WCF
14 433 (5.99%) REST
15 430 (5.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 367 (5.08%) KnockoutJS
17 365 (5.05%) Node.js
18 337 (4.66%) RESTful
19 333 (4.61%) WPF
20 307 (4.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 565 (7.81%) Data Centre
2 480 (6.64%) Computer Science
3 328 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
4 317 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 232 (3.21%) Fintech
6 222 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 217 (3.00%) User Experience
8 196 (2.71%) Management Information System
9 188 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
10 180 (2.49%) Clustering
11 166 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 119 (1.65%) Private Cloud
13 101 (1.40%) Replication
14 85 (1.18%) PKI
15 84 (1.16%) iPad
16 72 (1.00%) Blog
17 70 (0.97%) Algorithms
18 65 (0.90%) Internet of Things
19 53 (0.73%) Hedge funds
20 51 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2232 (30.87%) Windows
2 1188 (16.43%) Windows Server
3 974 (13.47%) Linux
4 696 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 450 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (3.68%) Unix
7 205 (2.84%) Windows 10
8 203 (2.81%) Android
9 196 (2.71%) Windows 7
10 187 (2.59%) Apple iOS
11 114 (1.58%) Windows 8
12 109 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 98 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 83 (1.15%) CentOS
15 79 (1.09%) CoreOS
16 77 (1.06%) Mac OS X
17 64 (0.89%) Ubuntu
18 29 (0.40%) Solaris
19 28 (0.39%) Debian
19 28 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2731 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1635 (22.61%) MVC
3 1271 (17.58%) DevOps
4 1137 (15.72%) TDD
5 994 (13.75%) Scrum
6 850 (11.75%) Continuous Integration
7 709 (9.81%) Business Intelligence
8 624 (8.63%) ITIL
9 606 (8.38%) Software Engineering
10 525 (7.26%) Web Development
11 509 (7.04%) Presales
12 485 (6.71%) Migration
13 450 (6.22%) OO
14 431 (5.96%) Mentoring
15 408 (5.64%) Analytics
16 402 (5.56%) SOA
17 399 (5.52%) Unit Testing
18 392 (5.42%) SDLC
19 386 (5.34%) SOLID
20 385 (5.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2642 (36.54%) C#
2 2261 (31.27%) SQL
3 1485 (20.54%) JavaScript
4 956 (13.22%) PowerShell
5 730 (10.10%) Java
6 687 (9.50%) Python
7 557 (7.70%) T-SQL
8 418 (5.78%) Ruby
9 322 (4.45%) Bash Shell
10 205 (2.84%) Perl
11 149 (2.06%) TypeScript
12 148 (2.05%) F#
13 128 (1.77%) C
14 122 (1.69%) PHP
15 120 (1.66%) C++
16 108 (1.49%) VB.NET
17 106 (1.47%) Go
17 106 (1.47%) Scala
18 101 (1.40%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 79 (1.09%) R
Qualifications
1 690 (9.54%) Degree
2 555 (7.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 347 (4.80%) MCSE
4 204 (2.82%) MCSA
5 178 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
6 150 (2.07%) Security Cleared
7 129 (1.78%) MCP
8 123 (1.70%) SC Cleared
9 116 (1.60%) CCNA
10 107 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 88 (1.22%) ISEB
12 70 (0.97%) CCNP
13 69 (0.95%) PMI Certification
14 65 (0.90%) AWS Certification
15 60 (0.83%) MCITP
16 56 (0.77%) PMP
17 51 (0.71%) CISSP
18 40 (0.55%) CCIE
19 37 (0.51%) MCSD
20 36 (0.50%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (4.61%) QA
2 160 (2.21%) SLA
3 70 (0.97%) PCI DSS
4 68 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 31 (0.43%) GCP
7 18 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 18 (0.25%) SDET
8 17 (0.24%) COBIT
9 14 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.083%) PMO
13 5 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.069%) EMIR
13 5 (0.069%) MiFID
14 4 (0.055%) GDPR
15 3 (0.041%) ISO 9000
16 2 (0.028%) SEPA
17 1 (0.014%) BS25999
System Software
1 1240 (17.15%) Active Directory
2 864 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 717 (9.92%) Hyper-V
4 545 (7.54%) Docker
5 204 (2.82%) vSphere
6 182 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
7 100 (1.38%) XenApp
8 95 (1.31%) vCloud
9 62 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 58 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
11 41 (0.57%) VMware ESX
12 39 (0.54%) NFS
13 33 (0.46%) Firmware
14 32 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 30 (0.41%) XenDesktop
16 26 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
17 25 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 24 (0.33%) XenServer
19 22 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
20 21 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 719 (9.94%) Puppet
2 690 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
3 566 (7.83%) Ansible
4 357 (4.94%) SCCM
5 224 (3.10%) Kibana
6 217 (3.00%) SCOM
7 154 (2.13%) Nagios
8 132 (1.83%) Kubernetes
9 104 (1.44%) WSUS
10 101 (1.40%) Salt
11 97 (1.34%) Terraform
12 93 (1.29%) Graphite
12 93 (1.29%) logstash
13 75 (1.04%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 69 (0.95%) SCVMM
15 58 (0.80%) Backup Exec
16 48 (0.66%) NetBackup
17 42 (0.58%) Mesos
18 38 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
19 30 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3730 (51.58%) Microsoft
2 1394 (19.28%) VMware
3 552 (7.63%) Cisco
4 523 (7.23%) Oracle
5 502 (6.94%) Google
6 479 (6.62%) Citrix
7 289 (4.00%) HP
8 236 (3.26%) Tableau
9 220 (3.04%) NetApp
10 150 (2.07%) EMC
11 148 (2.05%) Xamarin
12 141 (1.95%) IBM
13 133 (1.84%) Red Hat
14 120 (1.66%) Juniper
15 111 (1.54%) New Relic
16 105 (1.45%) SAP
17 100 (1.38%) Dell
18 90 (1.24%) AppDynamics
19 87 (1.20%) Rackspace
20 85 (1.18%) Splunk
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Reco Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Free parking or travel to site, subs
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k plus pension, 25 days, flexi time, training + more
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum Free parking or travel to site, subs
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35k per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
The North Starr
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + equity, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Highly competitive salary plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago