Period
to 2 December 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £61,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 December 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 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 305 176 317
Rank change year-on-year -129 +141 +85
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 163 134 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.89% 1.50% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.55% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 138 127 171
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,550 £40,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.00% -9.09% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £61,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £65,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +9.09%

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 17,113 8,630 23,659
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.05% 96.33% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12,066 7,191 19,669
10th Percentile £30,625 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 December 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 December 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 -104 49 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Surrey -42 45 £50,000 -18.03% 10
Thames Valley -88 40 £61,500 +28.13% 10
Berkshire -55 26 £61,500 +29.47% 4
East Sussex -43 23 £75,000 +52.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -59 9 £55,000 +13.40% 4
Oxfordshire -26 6 £62,500 +56.25% 2
West Sussex +2 4 £90,000 +71.43% 3
Sussex -6 2 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Kent -42 1 £50,000 -33.33% 4
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Azure
2 90 (55.21%) DevOps
3 66 (40.49%) PowerShell
4 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
5 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (31.90%) Windows
7 49 (30.06%) Python
7 49 (30.06%) Terraform
8 42 (25.77%) Analytics
9 39 (23.93%) Databricks
9 39 (23.93%) SQL
10 37 (22.70%) Active Directory
10 37 (22.70%) Git (software)
11 32 (19.63%) .NET
11 32 (19.63%) Azure Data Factory
12 30 (18.40%) Scala
13 29 (17.79%) PaaS
13 29 (17.79%) Microsoft 365
13 29 (17.79%) Docker
14 28 (17.18%) Kubernetes
14 28 (17.18%) Data Lake
15 27 (16.56%) Ansible
15 27 (16.56%) ETL
16 25 (15.34%) Linux
16 25 (15.34%) IaaS
16 25 (15.34%) SDLC
16 25 (15.34%) Windows Server
17 24 (14.72%) Azure Active Directory
17 24 (14.72%) Big Data
18 23 (14.11%) Finance

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 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.45%) Confluence
4 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.61%) Apache
5 1 (0.61%) IIS
5 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.61%) nginx
5 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 163 (100.00%) Azure
2 32 (19.63%) Azure Data Factory
3 29 (17.79%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (17.79%) PaaS
4 25 (15.34%) IaaS
5 24 (14.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (14.11%) Azure Service Bus
6 23 (14.11%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 21 (12.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 21 (12.88%) Azure Functions
7 21 (12.88%) Serverless
8 20 (12.27%) AWS
9 17 (10.43%) GitHub
10 16 (9.82%) Azure Event Grid
10 16 (9.82%) GitHub Actions
11 15 (9.20%) SaaS
12 10 (6.13%) Power Platform
13 6 (3.68%) Azure Logic Apps
14 5 (3.07%) Azure Machine Learning
14 5 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) Cisco IPT
2 14 (8.59%) Firewall
3 12 (7.36%) DNS
4 8 (4.91%) LAN
4 8 (4.91%) WAN
5 5 (3.07%) VLAN
5 5 (3.07%) VPN
5 5 (3.07%) Wireless
6 3 (1.84%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (1.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.23%) DHCP
7 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.23%) IPsec
7 2 (1.23%) IPv4
7 2 (1.23%) IPv6
7 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.61%) DMZ
8 1 (0.61%) Internet
8 1 (0.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (17.18%) Data Lake
2 24 (14.72%) Big Data
3 13 (7.98%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.13%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (4.91%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.29%) Power BI
7 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.45%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.84%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.84%) Metadata
9 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.84%) Tableau
10 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.23%) Delta Lake
10 2 (1.23%) Metadata Repository
10 2 (1.23%) Presto
10 2 (1.23%) QlikView
10 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (22.70%) Git (software)
2 23 (14.11%) TeamCity
3 19 (11.66%) Jenkins
4 17 (10.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (3.07%) SonarQube
6 4 (2.45%) JIRA
7 3 (1.84%) PyCharm
8 2 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.23%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.23%) MSTest
8 2 (1.23%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.23%) Subversion
8 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.61%) GitLab
9 1 (0.61%) Gradle
9 1 (0.61%) Maven
9 1 (0.61%) RStudio
General
1 23 (14.11%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Social Skills
3 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.45%) Billing
4 4 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 4 (2.45%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (1.84%) Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.23%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (0.61%) Advertising
7 1 (0.61%) Back Office
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.63%) .NET
2 20 (12.27%) ARM Templates
3 8 (4.91%) .NET Core
4 7 (4.29%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.84%) MFC
5 3 (1.84%) NumPy
6 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.23%) Azure Blueprints
6 2 (1.23%) gRPC
6 2 (1.23%) Node.js
6 2 (1.23%) React
6 2 (1.23%) REST
7 1 (0.61%) ADO
7 1 (0.61%) JSON
7 1 (0.61%) Kafka
7 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.98%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.13%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.91%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.45%) Clustering
4 4 (2.45%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.45%) Replication
5 3 (1.84%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.84%) PKI
5 3 (1.84%) Reinsurance
6 2 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.61%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 52 (31.90%) Windows
2 25 (15.34%) Linux
2 25 (15.34%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.68%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.23%) CentOS
6 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.23%) VMS
6 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.61%) Unix
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (55.21%) DevOps
2 54 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.77%) Analytics
4 27 (16.56%) ETL
5 25 (15.34%) SDLC
6 23 (14.11%) Infrastructure as Code
6 23 (14.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 23 (14.11%) Migration
7 22 (13.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (12.27%) Data Analytics
8 20 (12.27%) Security Operations
9 19 (11.66%) Risk Management
10 17 (10.43%) Runbook
11 16 (9.82%) Data Security
11 16 (9.82%) Information Management
11 16 (9.82%) Mentoring
11 16 (9.82%) Threat Modelling
12 15 (9.20%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 13 (7.98%) Test Automation
14 12 (7.36%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 66 (40.49%) PowerShell
2 49 (30.06%) Python
3 39 (23.93%) SQL
4 30 (18.40%) Scala
5 23 (14.11%) C#
6 16 (9.82%) Bash Shell
6 16 (9.82%) Java
7 6 (3.68%) R
8 5 (3.07%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.84%) C++
9 3 (1.84%) Fortran
10 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) Bicep
11 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (9.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 16 (9.82%) CISSP
3 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.07%) Degree
6 4 (2.45%) CCNA
6 4 (2.45%) MCSE
6 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.84%) CCNP
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.91%) Data Quality
3 7 (4.29%) NIST
3 7 (4.29%) SOC 2
4 4 (2.45%) SLA
5 3 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (1.84%) NCSC
6 1 (0.61%) GDPR
6 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 37 (22.70%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.79%) Docker
3 17 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.23%) LXC
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) Varnish
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 49 (30.06%) Terraform
2 28 (17.18%) Kubernetes
3 27 (16.56%) Ansible
4 15 (9.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (4.29%) SCCM
6 5 (3.07%) Puppet
7 4 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 57 (34.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (23.93%) Databricks
3 23 (14.11%) VMware
4 6 (3.68%) Citrix
4 6 (3.68%) Informatica
5 5 (3.07%) Cisco
6 4 (2.45%) StreamSets
7 3 (1.84%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.84%) Google
7 3 (1.84%) Okta
7 3 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.84%) SAP
7 3 (1.84%) Veeam
8 2 (1.23%) Dell
8 2 (1.23%) Meraki
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle
8 2 (1.23%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.61%) HP
9 1 (0.61%) NetApp
9 1 (0.61%) Symantec