Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 7 22 44
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 +96
Permanent jobs citing Azure 435 401 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 16.10% 9.43% 5.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.83% 38.48% 34.56%
Number of salaries quoted 332 348 217
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,925 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.25% -3.77% -8.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,350 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -5.00%

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 873 1,042 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.31% 24.51% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 630 830 578
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,625 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Hertfordshire

Azure
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Azure in Hertfordshire

Azure
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 +4 109 £55,000 +4.76% 16
Hemel Hempstead +21 69 £45,000 +23.29% 6
Welwyn Garden City +43 60 £73,400 +205.83% 1
St Albans +3 45 £52,500 -8.70% 8
Hatfield +42 24 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Potters Bar +17 24 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Borehamwood +27 18 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Letchworth +1 13 £40,250 +41.23% 2
Stevenage +29 12 £40,000 - 3
Harpenden - 7 - -
Hertford - 4 £30,000 - 3
Bishop's Stortford +5 3 £57,500 -
Kings Langley - 3 - - 1
Rickmansworth +16 2 £77,500 +19.23% 2
Cheshunt -10 2 £47,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £42,500 - 3
Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 188 (43.22%) AWS
2 167 (38.39%) Microsoft
3 159 (36.55%) Windows
4 142 (32.64%) Office 365
5 141 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (28.97%) Active Directory
7 121 (27.82%) SQL
8 120 (27.59%) VMware
9 117 (26.90%) DevOps
10 105 (24.14%) C#
11 99 (22.76%) .NET
11 99 (22.76%) Windows Server
12 86 (19.77%) SQL Server
12 86 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 80 (18.39%) Retail
14 77 (17.70%) PowerShell
15 73 (16.78%) Scrum
16 72 (16.55%) Hyper-V
17 65 (14.94%) Cisco
18 64 (14.71%) DNS
19 63 (14.48%) Git (software)
20 61 (14.02%) Firewall
21 58 (13.33%) AngularJS
22 57 (13.10%) TDD
23 53 (12.18%) .NET Core
24 52 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
25 50 (11.49%) Docker
26 48 (11.03%) Analytics
26 48 (11.03%) Test Automation
26 48 (11.03%) DHCP

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 32 (7.36%) SharePoint
2 27 (6.21%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.68%) Confluence
4 15 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 9 (2.07%) CoreMedia CMS
6 9 (2.07%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.84%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.38%) Apache
8 6 (1.38%) IIS
9 5 (1.15%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.15%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.92%) nginx
10 4 (0.92%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 20 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.69%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 13 (2.99%) SAP ERP
2 9 (2.07%) Magento
2 9 (2.07%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (1.15%) Fredhopper
4 4 (0.92%) SAP GRC
4 4 (0.92%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 188 (43.22%) AWS
2 142 (32.64%) Office 365
3 42 (9.66%) SaaS
4 33 (7.59%) GCP
4 33 (7.59%) Power Platform
5 29 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (5.98%) PaaS
7 20 (4.60%) OneDrive
8 19 (4.37%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (4.14%) IaaS
10 12 (2.76%) OpenShift
10 12 (2.76%) Serverless
11 9 (2.07%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (1.15%) Algolia
12 5 (1.15%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.92%) GitHub
13 4 (0.92%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.69%) Amazon EKS
14 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.69%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 64 (14.71%) DNS
2 61 (14.02%) Firewall
3 48 (11.03%) DHCP
4 40 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 35 (8.05%) iSCSI
6 34 (7.82%) VLAN
7 25 (5.75%) VPN
8 24 (5.52%) LAN
9 20 (4.60%) WAN
10 19 (4.37%) BIG-IP
11 18 (4.14%) SAN
11 18 (4.14%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (2.76%) EIGRP
12 12 (2.76%) OSPF
12 12 (2.76%) Skype
12 12 (2.76%) Wireless
13 11 (2.53%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (2.53%) FabricPath
13 11 (2.53%) Internet
14 10 (2.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.59%) Power BI
3 31 (7.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 29 (6.67%) Data Lake
5 28 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (5.75%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 18 (4.14%) NoSQL
8 17 (3.91%) PowerPivot
9 13 (2.99%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.53%) MySQL
10 11 (2.53%) Relational Database
10 11 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.15%) BigQuery
13 5 (1.15%) QlikView
13 5 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.92%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 63 (14.48%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.74%) Octopus Deploy
3 36 (8.28%) JIRA
4 26 (5.98%) Jenkins
5 25 (5.75%) Selenium
6 21 (4.83%) Visual Studio Team System
7 20 (4.60%) WebDriver
8 18 (4.14%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.68%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (2.99%) JMeter
11 12 (2.76%) Sonatype Nexus
11 12 (2.76%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.53%) JUnit
13 9 (2.07%) git-flow
13 9 (2.07%) Mockito
13 9 (2.07%) Moq
13 9 (2.07%) MSTest
13 9 (2.07%) NUnit
13 9 (2.07%) xUnit.net
General
1 80 (18.39%) Retail
2 44 (10.11%) Finance
3 13 (2.99%) Manufacturing
4 11 (2.53%) Games
5 9 (2.07%) Advertising
6 3 (0.69%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.46%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.46%) Legal
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Military
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (25.98%) Developer
2 73 (16.78%) Architect
3 67 (15.40%) Analyst
4 37 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (7.82%) .NET Developer
6 32 (7.36%) C# Developer
7 29 (6.67%) Software Developer
8 26 (5.98%) Senior Developer
9 25 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 25 (5.75%) Server Engineer
10 21 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
10 21 (4.83%) Cloud Engineer
10 21 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 20 (4.60%) Senior Server Engineer
11 20 (4.60%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 18 (4.14%) Azure Engineer
12 18 (4.14%) Support Analyst
13 17 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
13 17 (3.91%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (22.76%) .NET
2 58 (13.33%) AngularJS
3 53 (12.18%) .NET Core
4 45 (10.34%) React
5 37 (8.51%) Web Services
6 35 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (7.59%) CSS
8 28 (6.44%) ASP.NET
9 27 (6.21%) HTML
10 24 (5.52%) .NET Framework
11 21 (4.83%) Node.js
12 20 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (4.37%) RESTful
14 18 (4.14%) Velocity
15 14 (3.22%) HTML5
15 14 (3.22%) REST
16 13 (2.99%) Sass
16 13 (2.99%) Unity DI Container
16 13 (2.99%) WebSockets
17 12 (2.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.98%) User Experience
3 24 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
3 24 (5.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 19 (4.37%) Replication
4 19 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.30%) Data Centre
7 9 (2.07%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.15%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.92%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.92%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.92%) NHS
9 4 (0.92%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.69%) PKI
11 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.46%) SCADA
12 1 (0.23%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.23%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 159 (36.55%) Windows
2 99 (22.76%) Windows Server
3 44 (10.11%) Linux
4 36 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.68%) Windows 10
7 15 (3.45%) CentOS
7 15 (3.45%) Ubuntu
8 13 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (2.76%) SUSE
10 10 (2.30%) Unix
11 8 (1.84%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.69%) Android
14 2 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.46%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (32.41%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (26.90%) DevOps
3 73 (16.78%) Scrum
4 57 (13.10%) TDD
5 52 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
6 48 (11.03%) Analytics
6 48 (11.03%) Test Automation
7 43 (9.89%) E-Commerce
8 41 (9.43%) ITIL
9 40 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 38 (8.74%) Deployment Automation
10 38 (8.74%) Mentoring
11 37 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (8.05%) BDD
13 33 (7.59%) Data Modelling
14 31 (7.13%) Computer Science
14 31 (7.13%) SOLID
14 31 (7.13%) Visualisation
15 29 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 121 (27.82%) SQL
2 105 (24.14%) C#
3 77 (17.70%) PowerShell
4 46 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 43 (9.89%) Java
6 39 (8.97%) T-SQL
7 38 (8.74%) Python
8 28 (6.44%) TypeScript
9 19 (4.37%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (3.91%) VBA
11 14 (3.22%) VBScript
12 12 (2.76%) Ruby
13 10 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.84%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.61%) PHP
16 6 (1.38%) C
17 4 (0.92%) Java 8
18 2 (0.46%) Go
19 1 (0.23%) C++
19 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (10.11%) Degree
2 43 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (6.67%) MCSE
4 24 (5.52%) CCNA
4 24 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (5.29%) MCSA
6 14 (3.22%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (1.84%) CCAA
8 8 (1.84%) ISEB
8 8 (1.84%) Master's Degree
9 6 (1.38%) CCA
9 6 (1.38%) MCP
10 5 (1.15%) CCNP
10 5 (1.15%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.92%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.92%) Postgraduate
12 3 (0.69%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (0.69%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.52%) PCI DSS
2 21 (4.83%) QA
3 10 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.84%) SLA
5 4 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.69%) GDPR
6 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 126 (28.97%) Active Directory
2 86 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (16.55%) Hyper-V
4 50 (11.49%) Docker
5 22 (5.06%) vSphere
6 15 (3.45%) VMware NSX
7 11 (2.53%) KVM
8 10 (2.30%) DFS Replication
9 6 (1.38%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.15%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.46%) XenApp
14 1 (0.23%) Firmware
14 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 41 (9.43%) SCCM
2 33 (7.59%) Kubernetes
3 21 (4.83%) Terraform
4 19 (4.37%) Ansible
4 19 (4.37%) Puppet
5 17 (3.91%) SCOM
6 16 (3.68%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (3.22%) Docker Swarm
8 13 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
9 12 (2.76%) SCOrch
10 11 (2.53%) vRealize
11 4 (0.92%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.69%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.46%) Grafana
13 2 (0.46%) Graphite
13 2 (0.46%) WSUS
14 1 (0.23%) Nessus
14 1 (0.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 167 (38.39%) Microsoft
2 120 (27.59%) VMware
3 65 (14.94%) Cisco
4 26 (5.98%) Citrix
5 22 (5.06%) EMC
5 22 (5.06%) NetApp
5 22 (5.06%) SAP
6 19 (4.37%) F5
7 16 (3.68%) Google
8 15 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
9 13 (2.99%) HP
9 13 (2.99%) Meraki
9 13 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (2.76%) Adobe
11 10 (2.30%) IBM
11 10 (2.30%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.30%) Splunk
12 9 (2.07%) Elastic Path
12 9 (2.07%) hybris
12 9 (2.07%) SonicWALL