Period
to 9 April 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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
South West > Somerset
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 35 20
Rank change year-on-year +22 -15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 116 86 141
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Somerset 13.93% 8.09% 12.21%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.14% 24.23% 50.18%
Number of salaries quoted 134 75 156
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £23,775 £32,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £65,750 £61,250
South West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 289 355 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 34.69% 33.40% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 255 173 251
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,029 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.07% +1.27% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 9 April 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 9 April 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 +19 71 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Taunton +16 16 £43,000 +2.31% 2
Clevedon - 16 £27,500 -
Street -5 6 £57,500 -42.50%
Frome - 3 £35,000 -
Portishead -11 1 - -
Glastonbury - 1 £42,500 -
Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 9 April 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 64 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 52 (44.83%) SQL
2 52 (44.83%) DevOps
3 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (41.38%) .NET
5 45 (38.79%) SQL Server
6 44 (37.93%) C#
7 30 (25.86%) MVC
7 30 (25.86%) Unit Testing
8 29 (25.00%) AWS
9 28 (24.14%) Office 365
10 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
11 26 (22.41%) Kubernetes
12 25 (21.55%) Windows
13 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
13 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
13 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
13 23 (19.83%) Docker
14 22 (18.97%) Windows Server
14 22 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (18.97%) Finance
15 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
15 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (17.24%) Entity Framework
16 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
16 20 (17.24%) Linux
17 18 (15.52%) Subversion
18 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (14.66%) .NET Core
19 16 (13.79%) GCP

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 11 (9.48%) Apache
2 10 (8.62%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.45%) ArcGIS
4 4 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.86%) nginx
6 1 (0.86%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.86%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.72%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 29 (25.00%) AWS
2 28 (24.14%) Office 365
3 16 (13.79%) GCP
4 14 (12.07%) Power Platform
5 10 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (6.90%) SaaS
7 5 (4.31%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (4.31%) PaaS
8 3 (2.59%) Azure Machine Learning
8 3 (2.59%) PowerApps
9 2 (1.72%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.72%) GitHub
9 2 (1.72%) npm
10 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.86%) AWS IoT
10 1 (0.86%) IaaS
10 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.62%) VLAN
2 9 (7.76%) Firewall
3 7 (6.03%) HTTP
4 3 (2.59%) 802.11
4 3 (2.59%) ADSL
4 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) ISDN
4 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.59%) VoIP
5 2 (1.72%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.86%) DHCP
6 1 (0.86%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.86%) Network Security
6 1 (0.86%) RFID
6 1 (0.86%) SSL
6 1 (0.86%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (38.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (12.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 14 (12.07%) Power BI
5 13 (11.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.76%) OLAP
6 9 (7.76%) OLAP Cube
7 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (4.31%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.31%) Geospatial Data
8 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (2.59%) GIS
10 2 (1.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.72%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.72%) QlikView
10 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.86%) Apache Ignite
11 1 (0.86%) Qlik Sense
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) Subversion
3 10 (8.62%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.90%) GitLab
5 7 (6.03%) MSTest
5 7 (6.03%) NUnit
5 7 (6.03%) Selenium
5 7 (6.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.03%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.72%) webpack
9 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.86%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.86%) TestRail
9 1 (0.86%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 7 (6.03%) Electronics
4 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 62 (53.45%) Developer
2 22 (18.97%) Software Developer
3 11 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 10 (8.62%) Junior
5 9 (7.76%) Administrator
5 9 (7.76%) Junior Developer
5 9 (7.76%) Junior Software Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Applications Developer
6 8 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 8 (6.90%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.31%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (41.38%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) ASP.NET
3 21 (18.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 20 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 20 (17.24%) Entity Framework
5 17 (14.66%) .NET Core
6 16 (13.79%) CSS
7 15 (12.93%) Sass
8 13 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (7.76%) HTML
10 8 (6.90%) HTML5
10 8 (6.90%) REST
11 7 (6.03%) AngularJS
11 7 (6.03%) Dapper ORM
12 4 (3.45%) React
13 3 (2.59%) 802.1X
13 3 (2.59%) LESS
13 3 (2.59%) Node.js
14 2 (1.72%) CSS3
14 2 (1.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.03%) User Experience
2 5 (4.31%) Cloud Native
3 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.59%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.72%) BBC
4 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.86%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.86%) iPad
5 1 (0.86%) iPhone
5 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.55%) Windows
2 22 (18.97%) Windows Server
3 20 (17.24%) Linux
4 11 (9.48%) CentOS
5 10 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.72%) VMS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.83%) DevOps
2 49 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.86%) MVC
3 30 (25.86%) Unit Testing
4 22 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.07%) Migration
6 14 (12.07%) Scrum
7 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (10.34%) Email Migration
9 11 (9.48%) Configuration Management
9 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.62%) ETL
10 10 (8.62%) Kanban
11 9 (7.76%) B2B
11 9 (7.76%) Mentoring
11 9 (7.76%) Release Management
12 8 (6.90%) Coaching
12 8 (6.90%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (44.83%) SQL
2 44 (37.93%) C#
3 27 (23.28%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.93%) PowerShell
6 14 (12.07%) Java
6 14 (12.07%) Python
7 10 (8.62%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.03%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.31%) C++
10 2 (1.72%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.72%) VBA
11 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.86%) Go
11 1 (0.86%) R
11 1 (0.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Degree
2 5 (4.31%) Master's Degree
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.59%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.59%) MCSA
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.59%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (1.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (1.72%) CCSP
5 2 (1.72%) CISSP
5 2 (1.72%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.72%) SSCP
6 1 (0.86%) CCNA
6 1 (0.86%) RHCE
6 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 3 (2.59%) GDPR
3 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (19.83%) Active Directory
1 23 (19.83%) Docker
2 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.76%) VirtualBox
4 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (22.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (9.48%) Ansible
2 11 (9.48%) Puppet
3 3 (2.59%) SCCM
4 2 (1.72%) SCOM
5 1 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.86%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.86%) Grafana
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.86%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (0.86%) Terraform
5 1 (0.86%) WSUS
5 1 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 64 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) HP
2 14 (12.07%) VMware
3 12 (10.34%) Google
3 12 (10.34%) IBM
3 12 (10.34%) Symantec
3 12 (10.34%) Veritas
4 10 (8.62%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.03%) SAP
6 5 (4.31%) Cisco
7 3 (2.59%) Meraki
8 2 (1.72%) Citrix
8 2 (1.72%) Databricks
8 2 (1.72%) Dell
8 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.86%) Acronis
9 1 (0.86%) Apple
9 1 (0.86%) Brocade
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.86%) Xamarin