Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 21 43
Rank change year-on-year +15 +22 +94
Permanent jobs citing Azure 440 402 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 17.30% 9.73% 6.24%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.93% 37.92% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 332 350 233
Hertfordshire median annual salary £48,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% - -8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -1.04%

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 864 1,060 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 33.98% 25.67% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 608 844 647
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - -2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,575 £28,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £74,625 £71,250
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +4 101 £55,000 - 29
Hemel Hempstead +22 70 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Welwyn Garden City +37 58 £68,400 +24.36% 5
St Albans +3 54 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Potters Bar +17 29 £32,500 -27.78% 1
Hatfield +37 18 £42,500 -22.73% 3
Stevenage +28 16 £55,500 +38.75% 2
Borehamwood +27 16 £35,000 -2.78% 2
Letchworth +2 14 £41,500 +45.61% 1
Harpenden - 7 - -
Rickmansworth +16 5 £85,000 +30.77%
Bishop's Stortford +7 4 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Kings Langley - 3 - -
Hitchin -3 1 £42,500 +88.89% 6
Cheshunt -8 1 £47,500 -
Welwyn - 1 £100,000 -
Hertford - 1 £30,000 - 1
Azure
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 190 (43.18%) AWS
2 163 (37.05%) Microsoft
3 158 (35.91%) Windows
4 148 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
5 132 (30.00%) SQL
6 131 (29.77%) Office 365
7 124 (28.18%) Active Directory
8 119 (27.05%) VMware
9 113 (25.68%) C#
10 104 (23.64%) .NET
10 104 (23.64%) DevOps
11 95 (21.59%) Windows Server
12 89 (20.23%) SQL Server
12 89 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 81 (18.41%) Retail
14 80 (18.18%) Scrum
15 75 (17.05%) PowerShell
16 68 (15.45%) Hyper-V
17 64 (14.55%) Git (software)
18 63 (14.32%) Cisco
19 62 (14.09%) Firewall
19 62 (14.09%) AngularJS
20 61 (13.86%) TDD
21 59 (13.41%) DNS
22 58 (13.18%) Analytics
23 56 (12.73%) .NET Core
24 54 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
25 52 (11.82%) JavaScript
26 51 (11.59%) E-Commerce
26 51 (11.59%) 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 33 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 26 (5.91%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.64%) Confluence
3 16 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.05%) Skype for Business
6 8 (1.82%) NServiceBus
6 8 (1.82%) WebSphere
7 7 (1.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 7 (1.59%) CoreMedia CMS
8 5 (1.14%) Apache
8 5 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.14%) IIS
8 5 (1.14%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.91%) nginx
9 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (3.86%) Spreadsheet
2 16 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) SAP ERP
2 7 (1.59%) Magento
2 7 (1.59%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.68%) Fredhopper
4 2 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.45%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 190 (43.18%) AWS
2 131 (29.77%) Office 365
3 42 (9.55%) SaaS
4 34 (7.73%) Power Platform
5 33 (7.50%) GCP
6 28 (6.36%) Azure Active Directory
7 24 (5.45%) PaaS
8 20 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (4.55%) OneDrive
9 15 (3.41%) IaaS
10 12 (2.73%) OpenShift
11 11 (2.50%) Serverless
12 9 (2.05%) Azure Data Factory
13 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
13 5 (1.14%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.91%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (0.91%) Azure Functions
14 4 (0.91%) GitHub
15 3 (0.68%) Algolia
16 2 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (14.09%) Firewall
2 59 (13.41%) DNS
3 45 (10.23%) DHCP
4 38 (8.64%) TCP/IP
5 33 (7.50%) iSCSI
5 33 (7.50%) VLAN
6 25 (5.68%) VPN
7 24 (5.45%) LAN
8 23 (5.23%) WAN
9 19 (4.32%) BIG-IP
9 19 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
10 16 (3.64%) SAN
11 12 (2.73%) EIGRP
11 12 (2.73%) OSPF
11 12 (2.73%) Skype
12 11 (2.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (2.50%) FabricPath
12 11 (2.50%) Wireless
13 10 (2.27%) Internet
14 9 (2.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.73%) Power BI
3 32 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (6.82%) Data Lake
5 29 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (5.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 17 (3.86%) PowerPivot
8 14 (3.18%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.73%) MySQL
9 12 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 12 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
10 11 (2.50%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.36%) BigQuery
12 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.14%) QlikView
14 4 (0.91%) HDInsight
14 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (14.55%) Git (software)
2 38 (8.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 34 (7.73%) JIRA
4 28 (6.36%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.45%) Selenium
6 21 (4.77%) WebDriver
7 20 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
8 18 (4.09%) Visual Studio
9 15 (3.41%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.95%) JMeter
10 13 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
12 11 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (2.05%) JUnit
14 8 (1.82%) Appium
14 8 (1.82%) NUnit
14 8 (1.82%) SoapUI
15 7 (1.59%) git-flow
15 7 (1.59%) Visual Studio Code
15 7 (1.59%) xUnit.net
General
1 81 (18.41%) Retail
2 51 (11.59%) Finance
3 12 (2.73%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.27%) Games
5 6 (1.36%) Banking
5 6 (1.36%) Legal
6 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 3 (0.68%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.45%) General Ledger
8 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.23%) Military
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (27.27%) Developer
2 70 (15.91%) Architect
3 67 (15.23%) Analyst
4 36 (8.18%) .NET Developer
5 33 (7.50%) C# Developer
5 33 (7.50%) Software Developer
5 33 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
6 24 (5.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (5.45%) Server Engineer
7 23 (5.23%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 22 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 22 (5.00%) Support Analyst
9 21 (4.77%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (4.77%) Senior Developer
10 19 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (4.09%) Azure Engineer
11 18 (4.09%) Senior Server Engineer
11 18 (4.09%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 17 (3.86%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 16 (3.64%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (23.64%) .NET
2 62 (14.09%) AngularJS
3 56 (12.73%) .NET Core
4 48 (10.91%) React
5 40 (9.09%) CSS
6 39 (8.86%) Web Services
7 35 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (7.73%) HTML
9 30 (6.82%) ASP.NET
10 22 (5.00%) .NET Framework
10 22 (5.00%) Node.js
11 21 (4.77%) Velocity
12 20 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (3.64%) HTML5
13 16 (3.64%) RESTful
14 14 (3.18%) Laravel
15 13 (2.95%) Sass
16 12 (2.73%) REST
16 12 (2.73%) WebSockets
17 11 (2.50%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.27%) User Experience
3 24 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 23 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
5 18 (4.09%) Replication
6 14 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 9 (2.05%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.14%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.14%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.68%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.68%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.68%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.68%) PKI
11 3 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.45%) SCADA
12 2 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 158 (35.91%) Windows
2 95 (21.59%) Windows Server
3 41 (9.32%) Linux
4 33 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.41%) CentOS
6 15 (3.41%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (2.95%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.73%) SUSE
9 11 (2.50%) Unix
10 5 (1.14%) Android
11 4 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.68%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.45%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (23.64%) DevOps
3 80 (18.18%) Scrum
4 61 (13.86%) TDD
5 58 (13.18%) Analytics
6 54 (12.27%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (11.59%) E-Commerce
8 48 (10.91%) Test Automation
9 43 (9.77%) ITIL
10 42 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (9.32%) BDD
11 41 (9.32%) Mentoring
12 38 (8.64%) Deployment Automation
12 38 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 37 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 35 (7.95%) Computer Science
15 34 (7.73%) SOLID
16 33 (7.50%) Data Modelling
16 33 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (7.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 132 (30.00%) SQL
2 113 (25.68%) C#
3 75 (17.05%) PowerShell
4 52 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 40 (9.09%) Java
6 39 (8.86%) Python
7 38 (8.64%) T-SQL
8 32 (7.27%) TypeScript
9 20 (4.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 17 (3.86%) VBA
11 13 (2.95%) VBScript
12 12 (2.73%) Ruby
13 10 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.82%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.82%) PHP
15 4 (0.91%) C
15 4 (0.91%) Java 8
16 2 (0.45%) Go
17 1 (0.23%) AWK
17 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (10.45%) Degree
2 44 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (7.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (7.27%) MCSE
5 25 (5.68%) CCNA
5 25 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (5.68%) MCSA
6 14 (3.18%) Citrix Certification
7 11 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.05%) MCP
9 8 (1.82%) ISEB
10 7 (1.59%) CCA
10 7 (1.59%) CCAA
11 6 (1.36%) CCNP
11 6 (1.36%) Master's Degree
12 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
13 4 (0.91%) CISSP
13 4 (0.91%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.91%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.91%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.68%) PCI DSS
2 21 (4.77%) QA
3 10 (2.27%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.82%) SLA
5 5 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.68%) GDPR
8 2 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 124 (28.18%) Active Directory
2 89 (20.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (15.45%) Hyper-V
4 48 (10.91%) Docker
5 22 (5.00%) vSphere
6 15 (3.41%) VMware NSX
7 11 (2.50%) KVM
8 9 (2.05%) DFS Replication
9 8 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (1.82%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (0.91%) XenApp
12 2 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.23%) Firmware
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (8.86%) SCCM
2 33 (7.50%) Kubernetes
3 20 (4.55%) Terraform
4 19 (4.32%) Ansible
4 19 (4.32%) Puppet
5 17 (3.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 17 (3.86%) SCOM
6 16 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.95%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (2.73%) SCOrch
9 11 (2.50%) vRealize
10 5 (1.14%) Jamf Pro
10 5 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (1.14%) WSUS
11 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.68%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.68%) Grafana
12 3 (0.68%) Graphite
13 1 (0.23%) Kibana
13 1 (0.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 163 (37.05%) Microsoft
2 119 (27.05%) VMware
3 63 (14.32%) Cisco
4 24 (5.45%) Citrix
5 21 (4.77%) EMC
5 21 (4.77%) Google
5 21 (4.77%) NetApp
6 19 (4.32%) F5
6 19 (4.32%) SAP
7 14 (3.18%) Meraki
7 14 (3.18%) Nimble Storage
8 13 (2.95%) HP
8 13 (2.95%) IBM
9 12 (2.73%) Oracle
10 11 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.50%) Sitecore
11 10 (2.27%) Adobe
11 10 (2.27%) Splunk
12 9 (2.05%) SonicWALL
13 8 (1.82%) Xamarin