Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
England > South East
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 275 259 354
Rank change year-on-year -16 +95 +112
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 174 85 178
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 158 83 154
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £45,313 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £68,438 £64,375 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,383 11,191 25,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 95.68% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,222 9,228 21,130
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the South East

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the South East.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the South East

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the South East

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 August 2021. 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
Hampshire -38 57 £60,000 +14.29% 9
Thames Valley -30 55 £60,000 +4.35% 17
Surrey -15 38 £63,250 +40.56% 7
Berkshire -24 31 £60,000 -7.69% 7
East Sussex -6 23 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire -24 14 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Oxfordshire -4 10 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Kent -30 6 £47,500 -20.83%
Sussex - 2 £60,000 -
West Sussex 0 1 £50,000 -25.93% 3
Azure Engineer
England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 174 (100.00%) Azure
2 80 (45.98%) Microsoft
3 78 (44.83%) DevOps
4 62 (35.63%) PowerShell
5 58 (33.33%) SQL
6 51 (29.31%) Active Directory
7 49 (28.16%) Microsoft 365
8 47 (27.01%) Terraform
9 42 (24.14%) Kubernetes
10 40 (22.99%) Windows
11 36 (20.69%) Docker
11 36 (20.69%) AWS
12 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 31 (17.82%) Finance
14 31 (17.82%) PaaS
15 30 (17.24%) VMware
16 29 (16.67%) SaaS
17 28 (16.09%) C#
18 27 (15.52%) IaaS
18 27 (15.52%) Azure Active Directory
19 25 (14.37%) Analytics
20 24 (13.79%) GCP
21 23 (13.22%) Migration
22 22 (12.64%) .NET
22 22 (12.64%) Python
22 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Intune
22 22 (12.64%) Public Cloud
23 21 (12.07%) Azure Data Factory
23 21 (12.07%) Databricks

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.02%) Confluence
3 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 174 (100.00%) Azure
2 49 (28.16%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (20.69%) AWS
4 31 (17.82%) PaaS
5 29 (16.67%) SaaS
6 27 (15.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (15.52%) IaaS
7 24 (13.79%) GCP
8 21 (12.07%) Azure Data Factory
9 15 (8.62%) Serverless
10 13 (7.47%) Azure Functions
11 12 (6.90%) Power Platform
12 11 (6.32%) Azure Service Bus
12 11 (6.32%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 8 (4.60%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 7 (4.02%) OneDrive
15 5 (2.87%) GitHub
16 4 (2.30%) Azure Key Vault
16 4 (2.30%) Azure Service Fabric
17 3 (1.72%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.49%) DNS
2 15 (8.62%) Firewall
3 8 (4.60%) DHCP
3 8 (4.60%) VPN
4 7 (4.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.30%) LAN
5 4 (2.30%) VLAN
5 4 (2.30%) WAN
6 2 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.15%) DMZ
6 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.15%) IPsec
6 2 (1.15%) IPv4
6 2 (1.15%) IPv6
6 2 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.15%) Wireless
7 1 (0.57%) Network Security
7 1 (0.57%) SAN
7 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.20%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (7.47%) Data Lake
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.02%) BigQuery
5 6 (3.45%) Big Data
5 6 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (2.87%) Power BI
7 4 (2.30%) Delta Lake
8 3 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.72%) Metadata
8 3 (1.72%) Tableau
9 2 (1.15%) Geospatial Data
9 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.15%) Metadata Repository
9 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.15%) QlikView
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.75%) JIRA
4 6 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (2.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 2 (1.15%) Gradle
7 2 (1.15%) Maven
7 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.57%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.57%) GitLab
8 1 (0.57%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (17.82%) Finance
2 13 (7.47%) Social Skills
3 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.87%) Billing
4 4 (2.30%) Retail
5 3 (1.72%) Automotive
5 3 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Electronics
6 2 (1.15%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.15%) Marketing
6 2 (1.15%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.15%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.64%) .NET
2 14 (8.05%) ARM Templates
3 13 (7.47%) .NET Core
4 9 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (3.45%) JSON
5 6 (3.45%) React
5 6 (3.45%) REST
5 6 (3.45%) SAML
6 5 (2.87%) XML
7 4 (2.30%) Web Services
8 3 (1.72%) RESTful
8 3 (1.72%) SOAP
8 3 (1.72%) WCF
9 2 (1.15%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.15%) CSS
9 2 (1.15%) EDI
9 2 (1.15%) gRPC
9 2 (1.15%) Keras
9 2 (1.15%) OAuth
9 2 (1.15%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.64%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.60%) Replication
3 7 (4.02%) Cloud Native
3 7 (4.02%) Clustering
4 5 (2.87%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.87%) PKI
5 4 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.72%) Legacy Applications
6 3 (1.72%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.99%) Windows
2 16 (9.20%) Linux
3 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.72%) Android
6 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.72%) CentOS
6 3 (1.72%) Mac OS
6 3 (1.72%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.72%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.57%) Unix
7 1 (0.57%) VMS
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.83%) DevOps
2 33 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 25 (14.37%) Analytics
5 23 (13.22%) Migration
6 19 (10.92%) Infrastructure as Code
6 19 (10.92%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.77%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 14 (8.05%) Data Pipeline
9 14 (8.05%) Fintech
9 14 (8.05%) Microservices
9 14 (8.05%) Project Delivery
10 13 (7.47%) ITIL
10 13 (7.47%) Scrum
11 12 (6.90%) Data Analytics
11 12 (6.90%) Identity Management
12 11 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
13 10 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.63%) PowerShell
2 58 (33.33%) SQL
3 28 (16.09%) C#
4 22 (12.64%) Python
5 12 (6.90%) R
6 11 (6.32%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.60%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.45%) Scala
9 3 (1.72%) Bicep
10 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) C++
11 1 (0.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.57%) Java
11 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (4.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.30%) CCNA
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) CCNP
5 2 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.45%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.45%) NIST
2 6 (3.45%) SLA
3 5 (2.87%) GDPR
4 4 (2.30%) SOC 2
5 3 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 51 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 36 (20.69%) Docker
3 20 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.32%) Hyper-V
5 8 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.72%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 47 (27.01%) Terraform
2 42 (24.14%) Kubernetes
3 22 (12.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (8.62%) Ansible
5 9 (5.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 8 (4.60%) SCCM
7 7 (4.02%) Puppet
8 4 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.72%) Nagios
9 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.72%) SCOM
10 2 (1.15%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.57%) HP Fortify
11 1 (0.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 80 (45.98%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.24%) VMware
3 21 (12.07%) Databricks
4 11 (6.32%) Citrix
5 9 (5.17%) Google
5 9 (5.17%) Splunk
6 4 (2.30%) Cisco
6 4 (2.30%) Veeam
7 3 (1.72%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.72%) CyberArk
7 3 (1.72%) F5
7 3 (1.72%) Juniper
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle
7 3 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.15%) Dataiku
8 2 (1.15%) Meraki
8 2 (1.15%) NetApp
8 2 (1.15%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds