The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Rank 73 94 81
Rank change year-on-year +21 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 16 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.56% 0.93% 1.59%
As % of the Cloud Services category 23.53% 17.86% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 20
Median salary £52,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.53% -31.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,125 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,750 £57,500
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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 68 56 73
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 6.65% 5.19% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 60 40 56
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Essex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Essex

Microsoft Azure
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Colchester -4 8 £52,500 +68.00% 1
Brentwood - 2 £51,250 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) Windows
3 20 (47.62%) C#
3 20 (47.62%) HTML
3 20 (47.62%) .NET
3 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (40.48%) Office 365
5 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (38.10%) MVC
5 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
5 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
7 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 14 (33.33%) CSS
8 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
8 13 (30.95%) HTML5
9 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (26.19%) TDD
11 10 (23.81%) Scrum
11 10 (23.81%) NetApp
11 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
12 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
12 9 (21.43%) MS Office
12 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (19.05%) Linux
13 8 (19.05%) VMware
13 8 (19.05%) Degree

Microsoft Azure
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 13 (30.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (14.29%) Moodle
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) IIS
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Solr
5 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (40.48%) Office 365
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (9.52%) iTunes
5 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Skype
2 4 (9.52%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) VPN
3 3 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) Hadoop
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 3 (7.14%) HBase
5 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
5 3 (7.14%) Neo4j
5 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 3 (7.14%) Redis
5 3 (7.14%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 6 (14.29%) Moq
1 6 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
1 6 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Agile Developer
5 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Server Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Mobility Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (9.52%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (47.62%) .NET
1 20 (47.62%) HTML
2 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 14 (33.33%) CSS
4 13 (30.95%) HTML5
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (21.43%) .NET Framework
6 9 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (14.29%) HTML5 Canvas
7 6 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (7.14%) D3.js
9 3 (7.14%) jQuery
9 3 (7.14%) Leaflet
10 2 (4.76%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.76%) Node.js
10 2 (4.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 6 (14.29%) Learning Management System
1 6 (14.29%) VLE
2 4 (9.52%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
5 4 (9.52%) Unix
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
2 11 (26.19%) TDD
3 10 (23.81%) Scrum
3 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 7 (16.67%) SOLID
5 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (14.29%) DSDM
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) OOP
5 6 (14.29%) SDLC
5 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.52%) Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Data Analytics
6 4 (9.52%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) B2B
7 3 (7.14%) B2C
7 3 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (9.52%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.38%) Java
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) Nagios
2 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (9.52%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 28 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) NetApp
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (14.29%) Apple
5 6 (14.29%) Blackboard
5 6 (14.29%) Clearswift
5 6 (14.29%) Sitecore
6 5 (11.90%) Hortonworks
7 4 (9.52%) Proofpoint
7 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
8 3 (7.14%) F5
8 3 (7.14%) Google
8 3 (7.14%) Mapbox
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
9 2 (4.76%) Nokia
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
10 1 (2.38%) Cisco
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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