Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 21 63
Rank change year-on-year +11 +42 +32
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 125 146 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.27% 11.10% 4.31%
As % of the Cloud Services category 67.57% 48.34% 38.36%
Number of salaries quoted 123 120 45
Somerset median annual salary £44,529 £62,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.75% +56.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £78,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -5.88%

Microsoft 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 185 302 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 21.12% 22.97% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 179 221 126
Somerset median annual salary £44,529 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £72,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -5.88%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Somerset

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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 +9 84 £47,500 -32.14% 2
Taunton +11 25 £42,029 +3.14% 6
Portishead 0 8 £27,000 -1.82%
Clevedon +4 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Street - 3 £61,250 -
Microsoft Azure
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 60 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.80%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 48 (38.40%) C#
5 46 (36.80%) MVC
6 44 (35.20%) Linux
7 43 (34.40%) .NET
7 43 (34.40%) VMware
8 39 (31.20%) DevOps
9 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (25.60%) Windows
11 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
12 29 (23.20%) Red Hat
13 28 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET
14 27 (21.60%) Deployment Automation
15 24 (19.20%) Scrum
16 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
16 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
16 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (16.80%) Puppet
17 21 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (16.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
17 21 (16.80%) Apache
17 21 (16.80%) Tomcat
17 21 (16.80%) Retail
18 20 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
18 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
19 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server

Microsoft 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 21 (16.80%) Apache
1 21 (16.80%) Tomcat
2 9 (7.20%) CMS
3 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.60%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.60%) Umbraco
5 3 (2.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.80%) Confluence
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.80%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.80%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (13.60%) Office 365
3 7 (5.60%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.60%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (5.60%) G Suite
4 5 (4.00%) IaaS
4 5 (4.00%) PaaS
5 4 (3.20%) SaaS
6 2 (1.60%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.60%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.60%) Serverless
7 1 (0.80%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.80%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.80%) DHCP
2 10 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.40%) DNS
4 7 (5.60%) eduroam
5 4 (3.20%) Network Security
6 2 (1.60%) Firewall
6 2 (1.60%) Skype
6 2 (1.60%) SSH
7 1 (0.80%) LAN
7 1 (0.80%) VLAN
7 1 (0.80%) VoIP
7 1 (0.80%) Wireless
7 1 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.60%) Big Data
2 7 (5.60%) Geospatial Data
2 7 (5.60%) Hadoop
2 7 (5.60%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) Power BI
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (18.40%) Jenkins
2 21 (16.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 20 (16.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 18 (14.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.20%) JIRA
7 3 (2.40%) NCrunch
7 3 (2.40%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.60%) Subversion
9 1 (0.80%) webpack
General
1 21 (16.80%) Retail
2 7 (5.60%) Games
3 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.40%) Finance
5 2 (1.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.60%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.60%) Publishing
6 1 (0.80%) Georgian Language
Job Titles
1 42 (33.60%) Developer
2 25 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 15 (12.00%) Software Developer
4 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.40%) .NET Developer
6 12 (9.60%) Web Developer
7 10 (8.00%) C# Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Administrator
8 9 (7.20%) C# Web Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Applications Developer
9 7 (5.60%) C# Application Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Graduate Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Consultant
9 7 (5.60%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.60%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (34.40%) .NET
2 27 (21.60%) ASP.NET
3 23 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 18 (14.40%) Entity Framework
4 18 (14.40%) WPF
5 14 (11.20%) Web Services
6 13 (10.40%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (8.80%) RESTful
9 10 (8.00%) jQuery
10 7 (5.60%) Redux
11 6 (4.80%) HTML
12 5 (4.00%) Apache Flex
13 4 (3.20%) JSON
13 4 (3.20%) Spring
13 4 (3.20%) Vue.js
14 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
14 3 (2.40%) Node.js
14 3 (2.40%) Sass
14 3 (2.40%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing Technology
4 2 (1.60%) Social Media
4 2 (1.60%) User Experience
5 1 (0.80%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.80%) NHS
5 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.20%) Linux
2 32 (25.60%) Windows
3 28 (22.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (10.40%) Windows Server
5 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (4.80%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.80%) AIX
7 1 (0.80%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.80%) SUSE
7 1 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.80%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.80%) MVC
3 39 (31.20%) DevOps
4 27 (21.60%) Deployment Automation
5 24 (19.20%) Scrum
6 23 (18.40%) E-Commerce
7 21 (16.80%) Configuration Management
8 20 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 18 (14.40%) System Testing
10 17 (13.60%) Unit Testing
10 17 (13.60%) Web Development
11 16 (12.80%) Asset Management
12 14 (11.20%) TDD
13 11 (8.80%) ITIL
13 11 (8.80%) Microservices
14 10 (8.00%) Analytics
14 10 (8.00%) SOA
14 10 (8.00%) Software Engineering
15 9 (7.20%) CRM
16 8 (6.40%) OO
Programming Languages
1 48 (38.40%) C#
2 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
2 17 (13.60%) SQL
3 12 (9.60%) Python
4 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
5 8 (6.40%) Java
6 5 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.40%) C
7 3 (2.40%) PHP
7 3 (2.40%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.60%) Go
8 2 (1.60%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) Java 8
9 1 (0.80%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (8.00%) AWS Certification
1 10 (8.00%) Degree
2 8 (6.40%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.60%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.40%) CCNA
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.60%) MCSD
6 2 (1.60%) MCSE
7 1 (0.80%) MCP
7 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.80%) GDPR
1 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.80%) Active Directory
3 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.60%) Shibboleth
6 4 (3.20%) Docker
7 3 (2.40%) KVM
8 2 (1.60%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.60%) XenServer
9 1 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (16.80%) Opscode Chef
1 21 (16.80%) Puppet
2 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.60%) Ansible
4 1 (0.80%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.80%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.80%) Terraform
4 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (34.40%) VMware
3 29 (23.20%) Red Hat
4 12 (9.60%) Cisco
5 8 (6.40%) Citrix
5 8 (6.40%) Google
5 8 (6.40%) Sophos
5 8 (6.40%) Xamarin
6 7 (5.60%) Snow
6 7 (5.60%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.80%) Mitel
8 2 (1.60%) HP
8 2 (1.60%) Tableau
9 1 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.80%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.80%) Dell
9 1 (0.80%) EMC
9 1 (0.80%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.80%) NetApp
9 1 (0.80%) Splunk