Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South West > Somerset
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 6 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Azure 68 120 126
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 17.04% 15.52% 13.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.74% 46.51% 56.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 112 134
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,529
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.06% -28.75%
10th Percentile £34,825 £33,950 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,625 £57,500
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 Somerset with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 152 258 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 38.10% 33.38% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 139 216 212
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,375 £27,000
90th Percentile £67,750 £68,750 £60,000
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% -1.05%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Somerset

Azure
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Azure in Somerset

Azure
Salary Histogram in Somerset

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Somerset over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Somerset

Azure
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 7 August 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
Bath -6 52 £47,500 +5.56% 13
Taunton +10 3 £52,500 +23.37% 3
Street 0 3 £42,500 -32.00%
Clevedon +10 2 £45,000 +9.09% 3
Frome - 2 £35,000 -
Portishead - 1 - -
Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Azure.

1 39 (57.35%) DevOps
2 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
3 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (45.59%) C#
4 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 29 (42.65%) .NET
6 23 (33.82%) SQL
7 21 (30.88%) Scrum
7 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
8 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 19 (27.94%) MVC
9 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
10 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (26.47%) MongoDB
10 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
11 16 (23.53%) HTML
11 16 (23.53%) CSS
12 15 (22.06%) Finance
13 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
13 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
13 14 (20.59%) NServiceBus
13 14 (20.59%) Microservices
13 14 (20.59%) Selenium
13 14 (20.59%) Fintech
13 14 (20.59%) .NET Core
14 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (19.12%) HTML5

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (20.59%) NServiceBus
2 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.41%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (2.94%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Power Platform
2 10 (14.71%) AWS
2 10 (14.71%) Office 365
3 7 (10.29%) GCP
4 4 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (5.88%) SaaS
5 3 (4.41%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) PowerApps
6 2 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.47%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.47%) GitHub
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) VoIP
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 4 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.41%) VLAN
4 2 (2.94%) 802.11
4 2 (2.94%) ADSL
4 2 (2.94%) DNS
4 2 (2.94%) Internet
4 2 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.94%) ISDN
4 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.47%) MongoDB
3 14 (20.59%) NoSQL
4 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (16.18%) Power BI
7 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (7.35%) OLAP
8 5 (7.35%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2019
10 1 (1.47%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 14 (20.59%) Selenium
3 8 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.76%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.35%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (4.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Police
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.94%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Law
5 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Developer
2 10 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.88%) Data Integration Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Integration Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Tester
7 3 (4.41%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Lead Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Web Developer
8 2 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.94%) Lead DevOps
8 2 (2.94%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) .NET
2 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
3 19 (27.94%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (26.47%) .NET Framework
5 16 (23.53%) CSS
5 16 (23.53%) HTML
6 14 (20.59%) .NET Core
7 13 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 13 (19.12%) HTML5
8 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET Core
8 12 (17.65%) Vue.js
9 5 (7.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.88%) OpenID
11 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.41%) React
12 2 (2.94%) 802.1X
12 2 (2.94%) Blazor
12 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Graph
12 2 (2.94%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) iSeries
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.41%) Public Cloud
3 2 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Linux
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) SUSE
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.47%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) DevOps
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.88%) Scrum
4 20 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.94%) MVC
6 18 (26.47%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (20.59%) Fintech
7 14 (20.59%) Microservices
8 11 (16.18%) Case Management
9 9 (13.24%) ETL
10 8 (11.76%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.76%) TDD
11 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
12 6 (8.82%) BDD
12 6 (8.82%) Dimensional Modelling
12 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 5 (7.35%) Change Management
13 5 (7.35%) Coaching
13 5 (7.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (45.59%) C#
2 23 (33.82%) SQL
3 18 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 14 (20.59%) T-SQL
5 13 (19.12%) TypeScript
6 9 (13.24%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.88%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) VBScript
8 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.94%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) Go
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) MCSA
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (7.35%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) CCNA
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 2 (2.94%) CCSP
4 2 (2.94%) CISSP
4 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.94%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (2.94%) SSCP
5 1 (1.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) GDPR
2 3 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Docker
2 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Kubernetes
2 8 (11.76%) SCCM
3 5 (7.35%) Terraform
4 4 (5.88%) MIIS
5 2 (2.94%) Ansible
5 2 (2.94%) SCOM
6 1 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.47%) Grafana
6 1 (1.47%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.47%) Puppet
6 1 (1.47%) Rancher
6 1 (1.47%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.24%) VMware
3 8 (11.76%) Cadence
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 6 (8.82%) Dell
6 5 (7.35%) Google
6 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 4 (5.88%) Aruba
7 4 (5.88%) Mitel
8 3 (4.41%) HP
8 3 (4.41%) Tableau
9 2 (2.94%) Citrix
9 2 (2.94%) Meraki
10 1 (1.47%) CA
10 1 (1.47%) Databricks
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas