Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £56,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 480 563
Rank change year-on-year +66 +83 +67
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 128 67 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.44% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.24% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 110 46 35
South East median annual salary £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.74% +4.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £43,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% -4.55%

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 27,880 27,909 34,327
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.70% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23,161 23,274 28,828
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +52 51 £57,500 +35.29% 12
Surrey +25 40 £60,000 -11.11% 4
Berkshire +22 37 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Hampshire -6 20 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Buckinghamshire +31 13 £47,500 +11.76% 3
West Sussex +6 8 £47,500 +5.56%
Kent +17 6 £47,500 -13.64% 2
East Sussex - 3 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire -8 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (67.97%) Microsoft
3 65 (50.78%) Windows
4 56 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (40.63%) PowerShell
6 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
7 46 (35.94%) DevOps
8 44 (34.38%) Windows Server
8 44 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 42 (32.81%) .NET
10 41 (32.03%) C#
11 38 (29.69%) SQL
12 37 (28.91%) IaaS
13 35 (27.34%) Migration
14 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
14 34 (26.56%) PaaS
15 30 (23.44%) DNS
16 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
16 29 (22.66%) Office 365
17 27 (21.09%) DHCP
18 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET
19 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (18.75%) Windows 10
21 23 (17.97%) Finance
21 23 (17.97%) Hyper-V
21 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (17.19%) Load Balancing
22 22 (17.19%) Dynamics 365
23 20 (15.63%) Network Virtualisation

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 (6.25%) IIS
2 7 (5.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.69%) Skype for Business
4 4 (3.13%) Confluence
4 4 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.34%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.56%) Apache
6 2 (1.56%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.78%) CMS
7 1 (0.78%) Drupal
7 1 (0.78%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.78%) Kentico
7 1 (0.78%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.78%) nginx
7 1 (0.78%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 128 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (28.91%) IaaS
3 34 (26.56%) PaaS
4 29 (22.66%) Office 365
5 22 (17.19%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (13.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
8 13 (10.16%) SaaS
9 6 (4.69%) GitHub
10 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (2.34%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (1.56%) Azure Functions
12 2 (1.56%) Serverless
13 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.78%) Data Lake Analytics
13 1 (0.78%) npm
13 1 (0.78%) NuGet
13 1 (0.78%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 30 (23.44%) DNS
2 27 (21.09%) DHCP
3 20 (15.63%) Network Security
4 16 (12.50%) Firewall
5 8 (6.25%) Internet
6 6 (4.69%) VPN
7 5 (3.91%) LAN
7 5 (3.91%) MPLS
8 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.34%) FTP
9 3 (2.34%) SAN
9 3 (2.34%) Skype
9 3 (2.34%) SMTP
9 3 (2.34%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (2.34%) WAN
10 2 (1.56%) PABX
10 2 (1.56%) SSL
10 2 (1.56%) Wireless
11 1 (0.78%) Broadband
11 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.47%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (4.69%) MySQL
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (3.13%) Big Data
6 4 (3.13%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.34%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.34%) Power BI
7 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.78%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 16 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
3 14 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 8 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.69%) Hudson
5 6 (4.69%) JIRA
5 6 (4.69%) Vagrant
6 4 (3.13%) Gerrit
7 3 (2.34%) Bitbucket
7 3 (2.34%) Chocolatey
8 2 (1.56%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.56%) Selenium
8 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.56%) Subversion
9 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.78%) NUnit
9 1 (0.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 23 (17.97%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.34%) Electronics
3 3 (2.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.78%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (32.81%) .NET
2 26 (20.31%) ASP.NET
3 19 (14.84%) AngularJS
3 19 (14.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 18 (14.06%) Web Services
5 17 (13.28%) React
5 17 (13.28%) REST
6 6 (4.69%) JSON
7 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
8 4 (3.13%) .NET Core
8 4 (3.13%) Redux
9 3 (2.34%) X-Windows
10 2 (1.56%) Angular 2
10 2 (1.56%) CSS
10 2 (1.56%) Node.js
11 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Core
11 1 (0.78%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.78%) Polymer
11 1 (0.78%) SignalR
11 1 (0.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) PKI
2 16 (12.50%) Social Media
3 9 (7.03%) Public Cloud
4 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.34%) Reinsurance
8 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Fintech
9 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.78%) Windows
2 44 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 25 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (18.75%) Windows 10
5 23 (17.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (7.03%) Linux
7 4 (3.13%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (35.94%) DevOps
3 44 (34.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 35 (27.34%) Migration
5 34 (26.56%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.53%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (17.19%) Load Balancing
8 20 (15.63%) Network Virtualisation
8 20 (15.63%) OO
9 18 (14.06%) API Development
10 17 (13.28%) MVC
10 17 (13.28%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (11.72%) Scrum
13 11 (8.59%) Test Automation
14 10 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (7.03%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (7.03%) High Availability
15 9 (7.03%) IT Strategy
15 9 (7.03%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 41 (32.03%) C#
3 38 (29.69%) SQL
4 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.59%) Python
6 8 (6.25%) Ruby
7 7 (5.47%) Java
8 6 (4.69%) Go
9 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.34%) U-SQL
10 3 (2.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.56%) C
11 2 (1.56%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) C-shell
12 1 (0.78%) Perl
12 1 (0.78%) Rust
Qualifications
1 7 (5.47%) MCSE
1 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.13%) CCA
2 4 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (3.13%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) MCSA
3 3 (2.34%) AWS Certification
3 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) CCNA
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 51 (39.84%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.97%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.72%) Docker
4 11 (8.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.34%) LXC
6 3 (2.34%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.78%) Varnish
7 1 (0.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.81%) Terraform
3 9 (7.03%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (6.25%) Ansible
4 8 (6.25%) Docker Swarm
4 8 (6.25%) Puppet
5 7 (5.47%) Nagios
6 6 (4.69%) Consul
6 6 (4.69%) Packer
7 3 (2.34%) vCenter Server
8 2 (1.56%) SCCM
8 2 (1.56%) SCOM
9 1 (0.78%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.78%) Grafana
9 1 (0.78%) Marathon
9 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.78%) SCSM
9 1 (0.78%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (67.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.06%) VMware
3 12 (9.38%) Citrix
4 10 (7.81%) Cisco
5 4 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.34%) Aruba
6 3 (2.34%) Google
6 3 (2.34%) SAP
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle
7 2 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.56%) Tableau
8 1 (0.78%) Apiary
8 1 (0.78%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.78%) New Relic
8 1 (0.78%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds