Period
to 21 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 21 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 6 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Azure 112 440 402
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.86% 17.30% 9.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.11% 50.93% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 129 343 416
Median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,950 £31,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +16.67%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 207 864 1,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.55% 33.98% 25.67%
Number of salaries quoted 167 608 844
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,575
90th Percentile £69,750 £72,500 £74,625
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Hertfordshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Azure in Hertfordshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Hertfordshire

Azure
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2020. 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
Watford +5 31 £47,500 -13.64% 3
St Albans -3 18 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Stevenage +6 14 £45,000 -18.92% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 14 £45,000 -34.21% 1
Hatfield +11 10 £37,000 -12.94% 3
Hemel Hempstead -12 5 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Borehamwood -7 4 £27,000 -22.86% 1
Potters Bar -3 2 £71,500 +120.00% 6
Bishop's Stortford +8 1 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Letchworth +7 1 - -
Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Azure.

1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 38 (33.93%) Office 365
3 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
3 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
4 29 (25.89%) SQL
5 26 (23.21%) C#
6 25 (22.32%) AWS
7 24 (21.43%) .NET
8 22 (19.64%) Linux
8 22 (19.64%) Docker
9 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (17.86%) VMware
10 20 (17.86%) DevOps
10 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
11 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
12 17 (15.18%) Cisco
12 17 (15.18%) GCP
13 16 (14.29%) Windows 10
13 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 16 (14.29%) Web Services
13 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 15 (13.39%) CSS
14 15 (13.39%) HTML
14 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
14 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (13.39%) .NET Core
14 15 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
15 14 (12.50%) SharePoint
15 14 (12.50%) Finance

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.79%) IIS
4 2 (1.79%) nginx
4 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.89%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 38 (33.93%) Office 365
2 25 (22.32%) AWS
3 17 (15.18%) GCP
4 7 (6.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.57%) OneDrive
5 4 (3.57%) PaaS
6 3 (2.68%) IaaS
6 3 (2.68%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.89%) SaaS
7 1 (0.89%) Serverless
7 1 (0.89%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 11 (9.82%) Firewall
3 8 (7.14%) LAN
4 7 (6.25%) WAN
5 6 (5.36%) DHCP
5 6 (5.36%) DNS
5 6 (5.36%) Wireless
6 5 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.57%) Unified Communications
7 4 (3.57%) VLAN
8 2 (1.79%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (1.79%) SAN
8 2 (1.79%) Skype
9 1 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.89%) HTTP
9 1 (0.89%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.61%) MySQL
3 8 (7.14%) MariaDB
3 8 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.68%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (2.68%) Data Lake
5 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.79%) Big Data
6 2 (1.79%) BigQuery
6 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.89%) Power BI
7 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (8.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (8.04%) GitLab
3 9 (8.04%) TeamCity
3 9 (8.04%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.89%) Bower
4 1 (0.89%) Grunt
4 1 (0.89%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.89%) JIRA
4 1 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.89%) webpack
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 12 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (2.68%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Local Government
5 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (24.11%) Developer
2 14 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 13 (11.61%) IT Support
4 12 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
4 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Administrator
5 10 (8.93%) IT Support Specialist
5 10 (8.93%) Support Specialist
6 9 (8.04%) Azure Administrator
6 9 (8.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.14%) Architect
7 8 (7.14%) LIMS Administrator
7 8 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) C# Developer
8 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Junior
8 7 (6.25%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.25%) React Developer
9 6 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) .NET
2 21 (18.75%) AngularJS
3 16 (14.29%) Web Services
4 15 (13.39%) .NET Core
4 15 (13.39%) CSS
4 15 (13.39%) HTML
5 11 (9.82%) React
5 11 (9.82%) RESTful
6 10 (8.93%) Node.js
7 9 (8.04%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (8.04%) Jinja
8 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (6.25%) REST
10 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET
10 6 (5.36%) Vue.js
11 5 (4.46%) ASP.NET Core
12 3 (2.68%) Flask
12 3 (2.68%) XML
12 3 (2.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.93%) Life Science
1 10 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) LIMS
4 5 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.57%) EPoS
6 3 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.79%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.89%) Clustering
8 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (40.18%) Windows
2 22 (19.64%) Linux
3 20 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 16 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 15 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (11.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 9 (8.04%) CentOS
7 9 (8.04%) Debian
7 9 (8.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.89%) Unix
9 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.86%) DevOps
3 15 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (10.71%) Scrum
4 12 (10.71%) SOLID
5 11 (9.82%) TDD
6 10 (8.93%) E-Commerce
6 10 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (8.04%) Decision-Making
8 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 8 (7.14%) Informatics
8 8 (7.14%) Information Management
8 8 (7.14%) QMS
8 8 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.14%) Web Development
9 7 (6.25%) Microservices
9 7 (6.25%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.25%) Project Delivery
10 6 (5.36%) Concurrent Programming
10 6 (5.36%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) C#
3 16 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.61%) Python
5 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 11 (9.82%) TypeScript
7 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.14%) PHP
9 6 (5.36%) Java
9 6 (5.36%) Perl
9 6 (5.36%) VBScript
10 2 (1.79%) C++
11 1 (0.89%) ANSI C
11 1 (0.89%) C
11 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
2 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.46%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.57%) CCNA
5 3 (2.68%) ISEB
5 3 (2.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.89%) CCNP
6 1 (0.89%) MBCS
6 1 (0.89%) PhD
6 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.89%) PMP
6 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.14%) GxP
2 6 (5.36%) QA
3 4 (3.57%) SLA
4 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (27.68%) Active Directory
2 22 (19.64%) Docker
3 12 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (9.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (9.82%) vSphere
5 9 (8.04%) VirtualBox
6 3 (2.68%) vCloud
6 3 (2.68%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 15 (13.39%) Kubernetes
2 9 (8.04%) Ansible
3 8 (7.14%) Kibana
3 8 (7.14%) logstash
3 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (7.14%) Puppet
4 6 (5.36%) SCCM
5 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.89%) Grafana
6 1 (0.89%) Nagios
6 1 (0.89%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.89%) Terraform
6 1 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (27.68%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.86%) VMware
3 17 (15.18%) Cisco
4 7 (6.25%) Citrix
5 5 (4.46%) HP
5 5 (4.46%) Juniper
6 4 (3.57%) Meraki
6 4 (3.57%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.79%) NetApp
8 1 (0.89%) Aruba
8 1 (0.89%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) McAfee
8 1 (0.89%) Palo Alto
8 1 (0.89%) Splunk
8 1 (0.89%) Sun