Period
to 13 December 2018

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 405 479 571
Rank change year-on-year +74 +92 +64
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 130 76 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.24% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 113 59 18
South East median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% -17.45% -2.08%
10th Percentile £37,750 £37,500 £48,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +3.18% +4.76%

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 27,127 30,141 33,002
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.67% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 22,434 25,149 27,623
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 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
Thames Valley +51 61 £57,500 +21.05% 14
Berkshire +35 44 £57,500 +9.52% 10
Surrey +33 33 £60,000 -11.11% 2
Hampshire +22 20 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +38 16 £42,500 -16.67% 1
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
Kent +31 5 £47,500 -20.83%
East Sussex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 1 £55,000 +46.67% 3
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (66.92%) Microsoft
3 71 (54.62%) Windows
4 53 (40.77%) Active Directory
5 52 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 51 (39.23%) SQL
7 50 (38.46%) PowerShell
8 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
10 43 (33.08%) DevOps
11 42 (32.31%) Office 365
12 37 (28.46%) .NET
13 36 (27.69%) C#
14 32 (24.62%) IaaS
15 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
15 28 (21.54%) DNS
16 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
16 27 (20.77%) Hyper-V
17 26 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (20.00%) PaaS
17 26 (20.00%) VMware
17 26 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (19.23%) Citrix
19 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET
19 24 (18.46%) Migration
20 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
21 20 (15.38%) Firewall
21 20 (15.38%) Linux
21 20 (15.38%) DHCP
22 18 (13.85%) Web Services

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 (12.31%) IIS
2 12 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.46%) Apache
4 8 (6.15%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.08%) Confluence
5 4 (3.08%) OpenStack
6 3 (2.31%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.77%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.77%) CMS
8 1 (0.77%) Drupal
8 1 (0.77%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.77%) Kentico
8 1 (0.77%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.77%) nginx
8 1 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.77%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 130 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (32.31%) Office 365
3 32 (24.62%) IaaS
4 26 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (20.00%) PaaS
5 14 (10.77%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (10.00%) SaaS
7 8 (6.15%) GitHub
8 5 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 4 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (3.08%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.54%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.54%) Serverless
10 2 (1.54%) Slack
11 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.77%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (21.54%) DNS
2 20 (15.38%) DHCP
2 20 (15.38%) Firewall
3 12 (9.23%) Network Security
3 12 (9.23%) TCP/IP
4 10 (7.69%) LAN
5 8 (6.15%) Internet
5 8 (6.15%) MPLS
5 8 (6.15%) WAN
6 6 (4.62%) FTP
6 6 (4.62%) SAN
6 6 (4.62%) SMTP
6 6 (4.62%) Software-Defined Networking
6 6 (4.62%) VPN
7 2 (1.54%) Skype
7 2 (1.54%) SSL
7 2 (1.54%) Wireless
8 1 (0.77%) BGP
8 1 (0.77%) PABX
8 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (6.15%) MySQL
4 7 (5.38%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) Big Data
5 6 (4.62%) Data Lake
6 5 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.31%) Power BI
8 3 (2.31%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.54%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.77%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.77%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 21 (16.15%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 11 (8.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 10 (7.69%) JIRA
4 10 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.38%) Bitbucket
5 7 (5.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.85%) Gerrit
6 5 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.31%) Chocolatey
8 2 (1.54%) Hudson
8 2 (1.54%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.54%) Selenium
8 2 (1.54%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.54%) Subversion
8 2 (1.54%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.77%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.77%) NUnit
9 1 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 8 (6.15%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Electronics
3 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (28.46%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) ASP.NET
3 18 (13.85%) Web Services
4 17 (13.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (12.31%) AngularJS
6 15 (11.54%) React
7 14 (10.77%) REST
8 5 (3.85%) .NET Framework
9 4 (3.08%) .NET Core
9 4 (3.08%) JSON
9 4 (3.08%) Redux
10 3 (2.31%) X-Windows
11 2 (1.54%) Kafka
11 2 (1.54%) Node.js
12 1 (0.77%) Autofac
12 1 (0.77%) Backbone.js
12 1 (0.77%) jQuery
12 1 (0.77%) Kendo UI
12 1 (0.77%) Ninject
12 1 (0.77%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Social Media
2 11 (8.46%) Hybrid Cloud
3 10 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.69%) PKI
4 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.38%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.31%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.77%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.77%) Fintech
9 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (54.62%) Windows
2 46 (35.38%) Windows Server
3 20 (15.38%) Linux
4 14 (10.77%) Windows 10
4 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.85%) CentOS
7 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.31%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (33.08%) DevOps
4 27 (20.77%) Software Engineering
5 26 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (18.46%) Migration
7 18 (13.85%) OO
8 17 (13.08%) ITIL
9 15 (11.54%) API Development
9 15 (11.54%) MVC
10 14 (10.77%) Configuration Management
10 14 (10.77%) OOA/OOD
11 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
12 10 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
12 10 (7.69%) Test Automation
13 9 (6.92%) Scrum
14 8 (6.15%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.38%) Information Security
15 7 (5.38%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.23%) SQL
2 50 (38.46%) PowerShell
3 36 (27.69%) C#
4 18 (13.85%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.08%) Python
6 13 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.69%) PHP
8 7 (5.38%) Ruby
9 5 (3.85%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.08%) Java
10 4 (3.08%) Perl
11 3 (2.31%) U-SQL
11 3 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.54%) C
12 2 (1.54%) Go
13 1 (0.77%) C-shell
13 1 (0.77%) Rust
Qualifications
1 17 (13.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (11.54%) MCSE
3 9 (6.92%) CCA
3 9 (6.92%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (6.92%) MCSA
4 3 (2.31%) AWS Certification
4 3 (2.31%) Degree
4 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.54%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.31%) QA
System Software
1 53 (40.77%) Active Directory
2 27 (20.77%) Hyper-V
3 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.23%) Docker
5 6 (4.62%) Terminal Server
5 6 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.08%) Varnish
6 4 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.31%) LXC
8 1 (0.77%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.23%) Ansible
1 12 (9.23%) Puppet
1 12 (9.23%) Terraform
2 11 (8.46%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.62%) Nagios
3 6 (4.62%) vCenter Server
4 5 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (1.54%) Consul
5 2 (1.54%) Grafana
5 2 (1.54%) Packer
6 1 (0.77%) Check_MK
6 1 (0.77%) Marathon
6 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.77%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.77%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.77%) SCCM
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (66.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.00%) VMware
3 25 (19.23%) Citrix
4 12 (9.23%) Cisco
5 6 (4.62%) Aruba
6 5 (3.85%) Atlassian
7 4 (3.08%) SAP
7 4 (3.08%) Tableau
8 3 (2.31%) Google
9 2 (1.54%) Facebook
9 2 (1.54%) New Relic
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle
9 2 (1.54%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.77%) Apiary
10 1 (0.77%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (0.77%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds