Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 94 128
Rank change year-on-year +33 +34 -14
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 48 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.45% 2.07% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 25.00% 20.75% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 23
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £45,962 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.09% +2.14% +3.45%
10th Percentile £29,150 £38,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £58,500 £75,000 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -6.74%

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 Essex with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 192 212 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 13.80% 9.96% 5.40%
Number of salaries quoted 157 172 114
Essex median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% -23.91%
10th Percentile £24,200 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £77,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Colchester +17 16 £45,000 -30.77%
Brentwood - 5 £50,000 -
Southend-on-Sea +19 3 £25,000 -
Harlow - 3 £67,500 -
Loughton - 3 £50,000 -
Basildon +13 2 £40,000 -
Chelmsford -11 1 £32,500 -30.74%
Billericay - 1 - -
Rochford - 1 £34,908 -
Dunmow - 1 £20,500 -
Microsoft Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 29 (60.42%) Office 365
2 25 (52.08%) Windows
3 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
4 17 (35.42%) Cisco
5 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.08%) .NET
8 13 (27.08%) VMware
9 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (25.00%) C#
9 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (22.92%) Finance
11 9 (18.75%) SQL
11 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
11 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (16.67%) Meraki
12 8 (16.67%) SLA
12 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (14.58%) Sophos
13 7 (14.58%) MCSA
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.58%) WPF
13 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (12.50%) SCCM
14 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
14 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
15 5 (10.42%) WCF
15 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V

Microsoft Azure
Co-occurring 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 4 (8.33%) IIS
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
2 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 29 (60.42%) Office 365
2 9 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (6.25%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.08%) IaaS
5 1 (2.08%) PaaS
5 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Firewall
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) MPLS
3 3 (6.25%) WebEx
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) SAN
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
4 2 (4.17%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) IPsec
5 1 (2.08%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (8.33%) OLAP
3 4 (8.33%) OLTP
3 4 (8.33%) Power BI
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) MS Access
5 2 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.17%) Redis
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.25%) MSI
3 2 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (4.17%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Advertising
3 3 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Administrator
3 7 (14.58%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 9 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) WPF
4 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (10.42%) WCF
6 4 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.33%) RESTful
7 3 (6.25%) HTML
7 3 (6.25%) HTML5
7 3 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (6.25%) Node.js
7 3 (6.25%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 3 (6.25%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) XMPP
8 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.08%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.08%) OAuth
9 1 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (52.08%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.42%) Linux
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.33%) Android
5 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 3 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.08%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (10.42%) Service Management
3 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.33%) DevOps
3 4 (8.33%) ETL
3 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (8.33%) MVC
3 4 (8.33%) OOP
3 4 (8.33%) Project Management
3 4 (8.33%) SOA
4 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Security Patching
4 3 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (6.25%) TDD
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C#
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (10.42%) VBA
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.25%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Perl
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.58%) MCSA
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) CCNA
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 2 (4.17%) CCA
6 2 (4.17%) CCAA
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCITP
7 1 (2.08%) MCP
7 1 (2.08%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) Docker
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (4.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (2.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.08%) Puppet
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Cisco
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) VMware
4 8 (16.67%) Meraki
5 7 (14.58%) Sophos
6 5 (10.42%) Citrix
7 4 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (6.25%) NetApp
8 3 (6.25%) Remedy
9 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.17%) Kaseya
9 2 (4.17%) Mitel
10 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.08%) F5
10 1 (2.08%) Hortonworks
10 1 (2.08%) Juniper
10 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (2.08%) Splunk
10 1 (2.08%) Symantec