Period
to 24 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 362 452 488
Rank change year-on-year +90 +36 +83
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 163 89 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.29% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 141 72 47
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +14.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +19.79%

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 25,417 29,381 28,451
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.50% 97.00% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20,706 24,559 23,792
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +59 60 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Thames Valley +48 52 £52,250 +4.50% 10
Berkshire +35 34 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Surrey +26 22 £60,000 - 7
West Sussex +3 13 £42,500 -10.53% 1
Oxfordshire +44 11 £46,250 +15.63% 3
Kent +21 9 £67,500 +8.00%
Buckinghamshire +26 7 £46,000 -3.16% 2
East Sussex +8 4 £70,000 +64.71% 1
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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%) Microsoft Azure
2 116 (71.17%) Windows
3 107 (65.64%) Microsoft
4 85 (52.15%) PowerShell
5 81 (49.69%) Windows Server
6 61 (37.42%) SQL
7 53 (32.52%) VMware
7 53 (32.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 51 (31.29%) DevOps
9 49 (30.06%) Active Directory
10 47 (28.83%) SQL Server
10 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
11 40 (24.54%) IaaS
12 39 (23.93%) Hyper-V
13 37 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (22.09%) ITIL
15 35 (21.47%) Firewall
16 34 (20.86%) Office 365
17 32 (19.63%) PaaS
18 29 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure as Code
20 27 (16.56%) Terraform
21 26 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (14.72%) Citrix
23 22 (13.50%) C#
23 22 (13.50%) Configuration Management
23 22 (13.50%) Ansible
24 21 (12.88%) IIS
24 21 (12.88%) .NET
25 20 (12.27%) Docker

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 21 (12.88%) IIS
2 16 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.75%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (6.13%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.29%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.23%) Apache
8 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.61%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 163 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (24.54%) IaaS
3 34 (20.86%) Office 365
4 32 (19.63%) PaaS
5 26 (15.95%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (9.82%) Power Platform
7 14 (8.59%) Azure Stack
7 14 (8.59%) GitHub
8 12 (7.36%) Serverless
9 10 (6.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (6.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 10 (6.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.84%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (1.23%) SaaS
13 1 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.61%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (21.47%) Firewall
2 18 (11.04%) DNS
3 16 (9.82%) LAN
3 16 (9.82%) SAN
4 15 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 14 (8.59%) DHCP
6 13 (7.98%) MPLS
6 13 (7.98%) Network Security
7 10 (6.13%) FTP
7 10 (6.13%) SMTP
7 10 (6.13%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (4.29%) Internet
8 7 (4.29%) WAN
9 6 (3.68%) VPN
10 3 (1.84%) IPsec
10 3 (1.84%) PPTP
11 2 (1.23%) Broadband
11 2 (1.23%) Wireless
12 1 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (28.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.82%) Power BI
3 14 (8.59%) MySQL
4 11 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (6.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (4.91%) Data Lake
7 6 (3.68%) HDInsight
8 5 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.45%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.84%) Big Data
10 3 (1.84%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (8.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 14 (8.59%) Bitbucket
2 12 (7.36%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.45%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.45%) SonarQube
7 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 6 (3.68%) Advertising
3 2 (1.23%) Electronics
3 2 (1.23%) Games
3 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.23%) Marketing
3 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.88%) .NET
2 17 (10.43%) JSON
3 6 (3.68%) YAML
4 5 (3.07%) X-Windows
5 4 (2.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.45%) Node.js
6 3 (1.84%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.23%) COM
7 2 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (7.98%) Enterprise Cloud
3 12 (7.36%) Replication
4 11 (6.75%) Clustering
5 10 (6.13%) Data Centre
6 9 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.07%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
8 4 (2.45%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.23%) HoloLens
9 2 (1.23%) Oculus Rift
10 1 (0.61%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 116 (71.17%) Windows
2 81 (49.69%) Windows Server
3 19 (11.66%) Linux
4 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.68%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.68%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.07%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.84%) Android
7 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.61%) Unix
8 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (31.29%) DevOps
3 47 (28.83%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (22.09%) ITIL
5 29 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (17.18%) Infrastructure as Code
7 22 (13.50%) Configuration Management
8 19 (11.66%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (10.43%) Scrum
10 16 (9.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (8.59%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.98%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.36%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (6.75%) Cloud Operations
14 11 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (6.13%) Migration
15 10 (6.13%) Open Source
16 9 (5.52%) Analytics
16 9 (5.52%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 85 (52.15%) PowerShell
2 61 (37.42%) SQL
3 22 (13.50%) C#
4 8 (4.91%) Bash Shell
5 6 (3.68%) JavaScript
6 5 (3.07%) Python
7 4 (2.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) PHP
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) VBScript
10 1 (0.61%) C++
10 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.36%) MCSE
1 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.13%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.29%) Degree
5 2 (1.23%) CCNP
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.61%) CCA
6 1 (0.61%) CCNA
6 1 (0.61%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.61%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.29%) QA
2 4 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (30.06%) Active Directory
2 39 (23.93%) Hyper-V
3 37 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (12.27%) Docker
5 11 (6.75%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (6.13%) Terminal Server
6 10 (6.13%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (3.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (3.07%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (16.56%) Terraform
2 22 (13.50%) Ansible
3 20 (12.27%) Kubernetes
4 14 (8.59%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (6.75%) Failover Clustering
5 11 (6.75%) Kibana
6 10 (6.13%) vCenter Server
7 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.45%) SCCM
9 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.23%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.61%) Mesos
11 1 (0.61%) Puppet
11 1 (0.61%) SCOM
11 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 107 (65.64%) Microsoft
2 53 (32.52%) VMware
3 24 (14.72%) Citrix
4 16 (9.82%) Oracle
5 14 (8.59%) Atlassian
6 13 (7.98%) Cisco
7 11 (6.75%) Google
8 10 (6.13%) Aruba
9 9 (5.52%) Ivanti
10 4 (2.45%) CommVault
11 3 (1.84%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.23%) Facebook
12 2 (1.23%) SAP
13 1 (0.61%) CheckPoint
13 1 (0.61%) Juniper
13 1 (0.61%) NetApp
13 1 (0.61%) Veeam