Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 21 36
Rank change year-on-year +11 +15 +49
Permanent jobs citing Azure 3,453 2,835 1,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.30% 9.59% 6.51%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.76% 44.09% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,948 2,385 1,600
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.95% -4.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,384 6,430 5,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.43% 21.74% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6,206 5,407 4,427
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the South East

Azure
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the South East.

Salary trend for Azure in the South East

Azure
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the South East over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in the South East

Azure
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 within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Thames Valley +8 1,311 £53,500 -2.73% 222
Hampshire +11 857 £48,500 -7.62% 107
Berkshire +10 835 £55,000 -4.35% 116
Surrey +7 629 £58,500 +6.36% 153
West Sussex +35 284 £55,000 +15.79% 32
Oxfordshire +23 283 £53,750 -2.27% 53
Buckinghamshire -4 195 £50,000 +11.11% 53
East Sussex +39 170 £52,500 +14.13% 19
Kent +11 170 £47,500 +18.75% 58
Middlesex +4 14 £51,500 -37.58% 1
Sussex +13 1 £92,500 +208.33%
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Azure.

1 1,530 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 1,273 (36.87%) C#
3 1,217 (35.24%) .NET
4 1,210 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1,149 (33.28%) AWS
6 929 (26.90%) Windows
7 920 (26.64%) SQL
8 876 (25.37%) SQL Server
9 863 (24.99%) DevOps
10 650 (18.82%) JavaScript
11 633 (18.33%) Office 365
12 597 (17.29%) MVC
13 540 (15.64%) ASP.NET
14 535 (15.49%) VMware
15 526 (15.23%) Active Directory
16 491 (14.22%) Windows Server
17 484 (14.02%) Linux
18 480 (13.90%) PowerShell
19 464 (13.44%) Degree
20 434 (12.57%) Finance
21 429 (12.42%) Git (software)
22 420 (12.16%) Docker
23 389 (11.27%) HTML
24 386 (11.18%) AngularJS
25 379 (10.98%) TDD
26 377 (10.92%) Scrum
27 368 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
28 349 (10.11%) ITIL
29 346 (10.02%) CSS
30 344 (9.96%) GCP

Azure
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
1 246 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 164 (4.75%) IIS
3 112 (3.24%) MS Exchange
4 102 (2.95%) Confluence
5 74 (2.14%) Skype for Business
6 65 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
7 58 (1.68%) CMS
8 54 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
9 45 (1.30%) Apache
10 37 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
11 32 (0.93%) Apache Spark
12 29 (0.84%) Drupal
12 29 (0.84%) OpenStack
12 29 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 26 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
14 22 (0.64%) Umbraco
15 19 (0.55%) WebLogic
16 17 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (0.49%) WordPress
17 16 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 118 (3.42%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.029%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 104 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.23%) nopCommerce
6 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.12%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.087%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.087%) SAP IBP
9 3 (0.087%) SAP S/4HANA
9 3 (0.087%) Workfront
10 2 (0.058%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.058%) Sentinel
11 1 (0.029%) Infor M3
11 1 (0.029%) Odoo
11 1 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.029%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 1,149 (33.28%) AWS
2 633 (18.33%) Office 365
3 344 (9.96%) GCP
4 276 (7.99%) PaaS
5 260 (7.53%) SaaS
6 253 (7.33%) IaaS
7 184 (5.33%) Power Platform
8 182 (5.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 135 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
10 132 (3.82%) Serverless
11 108 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
12 85 (2.46%) GitHub
13 65 (1.88%) Azure Functions
14 49 (1.42%) PowerApps
15 39 (1.13%) Azure Data Factory
16 36 (1.04%) npm
17 35 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
17 35 (1.01%) OneDrive
18 33 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 30 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 284 (8.22%) Firewall
2 192 (5.56%) DNS
3 147 (4.26%) VPN
4 139 (4.03%) DHCP
5 134 (3.88%) WAN
6 128 (3.71%) LAN
7 116 (3.36%) TCP/IP
8 99 (2.87%) Network Security
9 88 (2.55%) SAN
10 83 (2.40%) Skype
11 75 (2.17%) Internet
12 59 (1.71%) VoIP
13 43 (1.25%) VLAN
14 42 (1.22%) MPLS
15 36 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (0.96%) Wireless
17 31 (0.90%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (0.70%) SMTP
19 22 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
20 21 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 163 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 161 (4.66%) Power BI
4 155 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 140 (4.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 139 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 128 (3.71%) NoSQL
8 112 (3.24%) Relational Database
9 96 (2.78%) Big Data
10 94 (2.72%) MongoDB
11 86 (2.49%) Data Lake
12 74 (2.14%) Cosmos DB
13 68 (1.97%) MySQL
14 59 (1.71%) Redis
15 58 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 55 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 54 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
18 48 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
19 34 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
20 33 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 429 (12.42%) Git (software)
2 289 (8.37%) Jenkins
3 227 (6.57%) Visual Studio
4 184 (5.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 160 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 150 (4.34%) JIRA
7 127 (3.68%) TeamCity
8 99 (2.87%) Selenium
9 90 (2.61%) Octopus Deploy
10 83 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 79 (2.29%) SpecFlow
12 69 (2.00%) NUnit
13 63 (1.82%) Subversion
14 36 (1.04%) Mocha
15 34 (0.98%) Maven
15 34 (0.98%) webpack
16 33 (0.96%) StyleCop
17 32 (0.93%) Cucumber
18 29 (0.84%) gulp
19 26 (0.75%) git-flow
General
1 434 (12.57%) Finance
2 84 (2.43%) Retail
3 57 (1.65%) Marketing
4 56 (1.62%) Public Sector
5 45 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 35 (1.01%) Banking
7 26 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.72%) Games
9 24 (0.70%) Legal
9 24 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (0.70%) Publishing
10 22 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.55%) German Language
12 18 (0.52%) Automotive
12 18 (0.52%) Italian Language
13 17 (0.49%) Advertising
14 14 (0.41%) Law
15 12 (0.35%) Aerospace
15 12 (0.35%) Electronics
16 7 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,112 (32.20%) Developer
2 489 (14.16%) .NET Developer
3 347 (10.05%) Architect
4 306 (8.86%) C# Developer
5 265 (7.67%) Consultant
6 243 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 236 (6.83%) Software Developer
8 229 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
9 216 (6.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 215 (6.23%) Azure Engineer
11 201 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 193 (5.59%) Software Engineer
13 165 (4.78%) Cloud Engineer
14 149 (4.32%) Support Engineer
15 146 (4.23%) Analyst
16 127 (3.68%) Full Stack Developer
17 119 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
18 107 (3.10%) IT Engineer
19 105 (3.04%) Senior .NET Developer
20 101 (2.92%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,217 (35.24%) .NET
2 540 (15.64%) ASP.NET
3 389 (11.27%) HTML
4 386 (11.18%) AngularJS
5 346 (10.02%) CSS
6 334 (9.67%) .NET Framework
7 328 (9.50%) .NET Core
8 301 (8.72%) Web Services
9 262 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 225 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
11 186 (5.39%) REST
12 185 (5.36%) React
13 179 (5.18%) jQuery
13 179 (5.18%) RESTful
13 179 (5.18%) WCF
14 165 (4.78%) Entity Framework
15 151 (4.37%) Node.js
16 142 (4.11%) SOAP
17 119 (3.45%) JSON
18 109 (3.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 214 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 170 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 168 (4.87%) Greenfield Project
4 126 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
5 124 (3.59%) Management Information System
6 110 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
7 76 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 67 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 59 (1.71%) Mobile App
10 57 (1.65%) Private Cloud
11 48 (1.39%) Replication
12 46 (1.33%) Clustering
13 44 (1.27%) User Experience
14 37 (1.07%) Algorithms
15 35 (1.01%) Cloud Native
16 34 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
16 34 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
17 32 (0.93%) Driving Licence
18 26 (0.75%) Data Structures
19 19 (0.55%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 929 (26.90%) Windows
2 491 (14.22%) Windows Server
3 484 (14.02%) Linux
4 165 (4.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (4.60%) Windows 10
6 111 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 107 (3.10%) Unix
8 99 (2.87%) Windows 7
9 46 (1.33%) CentOS
10 37 (1.07%) Android
10 37 (1.07%) Apple iOS
11 34 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 33 (0.96%) Debian
13 30 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (0.70%) Solaris
15 22 (0.64%) Ubuntu
16 21 (0.61%) VMS
17 16 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 14 (0.41%) Mac OS
19 11 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,210 (35.04%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (24.99%) DevOps
3 597 (17.29%) MVC
4 379 (10.98%) TDD
5 377 (10.92%) Scrum
6 349 (10.11%) ITIL
7 322 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 317 (9.18%) Test Automation
9 303 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
10 296 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 288 (8.34%) Microservices
12 274 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 254 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
14 239 (6.92%) Computer Science
15 220 (6.37%) SDLC
16 201 (5.82%) Mentoring
17 169 (4.89%) BDD
18 161 (4.66%) Migration
19 159 (4.60%) CRM
20 158 (4.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,273 (36.87%) C#
2 920 (26.64%) SQL
3 650 (18.82%) JavaScript
4 480 (13.90%) PowerShell
5 295 (8.54%) Java
6 292 (8.46%) Python
7 158 (4.58%) T-SQL
8 139 (4.03%) Bash Shell
9 108 (3.13%) TypeScript
10 88 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 84 (2.43%) C++
12 53 (1.53%) PHP
13 44 (1.27%) Ruby
14 39 (1.13%) C
15 38 (1.10%) ES6
16 32 (0.93%) Go
17 21 (0.61%) R
17 21 (0.61%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.58%) Objective-C
19 18 (0.52%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 464 (13.44%) Degree
2 230 (6.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 199 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
4 176 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 150 (4.34%) MCSE
6 127 (3.68%) CCNA
7 89 (2.58%) CCNP
8 81 (2.35%) Security Cleared
9 60 (1.74%) MCSA
10 58 (1.68%) CISSP
11 52 (1.51%) SC Cleared
12 46 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (1.27%) MCP
14 37 (1.07%) MCITP
15 31 (0.90%) CISM
16 25 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.61%) Master's Degree
18 18 (0.52%) ISTQB
18 18 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 16 (0.46%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (3.88%) QA
2 110 (3.19%) SLA
3 89 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 69 (2.00%) GDPR
5 46 (1.33%) NIST
5 46 (1.33%) PCI DSS
6 29 (0.84%) NCSC
7 21 (0.61%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
9 17 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (0.38%) COBIT
11 10 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.26%) PMO
13 8 (0.23%) GAMP
14 6 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.17%) ISO 31000
14 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
15 3 (0.087%) RMADS
16 2 (0.058%) DICOM
System Software
1 526 (15.23%) Active Directory
2 420 (12.16%) Docker
3 368 (10.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 278 (8.05%) Hyper-V
5 71 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
6 57 (1.65%) vSphere
7 32 (0.93%) vCloud
7 32 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (0.87%) Firmware
9 29 (0.84%) XenApp
9 29 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 18 (0.52%) LXC
11 12 (0.35%) Terminal Server
11 12 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.29%) VMware NSX
13 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 7 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 6 (0.17%) ISA Server
15 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 268 (7.76%) Kubernetes
2 221 (6.40%) Ansible
3 180 (5.21%) Terraform
4 177 (5.13%) Puppet
5 133 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 110 (3.19%) SCCM
7 99 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
8 41 (1.19%) Nagios
9 39 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 38 (1.10%) SCOM
11 34 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
12 31 (0.90%) Kibana
13 23 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (0.49%) Backup Exec
14 17 (0.49%) WSUS
15 16 (0.46%) Grafana
16 15 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
16 15 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
17 13 (0.38%) Nessus
18 12 (0.35%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1,530 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 535 (15.49%) VMware
3 318 (9.21%) Cisco
4 304 (8.80%) Google
5 194 (5.62%) Oracle
6 174 (5.04%) Citrix
7 94 (2.72%) Dell
8 80 (2.32%) NetApp
9 78 (2.26%) HP
10 68 (1.97%) CheckPoint
11 64 (1.85%) IBM
12 57 (1.65%) SAP
13 54 (1.56%) EMC
14 53 (1.53%) Xamarin
15 50 (1.45%) Veeam
16 47 (1.36%) ServiceNow
17 46 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
18 44 (1.27%) Red Hat
19 39 (1.13%) Juniper
19 39 (1.13%) Sitecore