Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 13 23
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Azure 2,025 3,359 2,712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 18.21% 12.84% 9.07%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.32% 46.27% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,985 3,161 2,397
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,400
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.60% +0.91% +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 3,728 7,259 6,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.52% 27.76% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,233 6,156 5,479
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,600
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.61% +7.20%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the South East.

Salary trend for Azure in the South East

Azure
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the South East over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +6 635 £52,500 - 105
Hampshire +9 568 £52,500 +5.00% 71
Surrey +3 356 £55,000 -4.35% 56
Berkshire +2 356 £55,000 - 55
West Sussex +8 224 £60,000 +11.11% 37
East Sussex +20 173 £57,250 +4.09% 22
Oxfordshire +8 172 £52,500 - 22
Buckinghamshire +12 117 £50,000 - 28
Kent +4 48 £53,750 +19.44% 29
Sussex +8 7 £65,000 -29.73%
Middlesex -3 2 £62,000 +44.19% 2
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 835 (41.23%) C#
2 812 (40.10%) .NET
3 799 (39.46%) Microsoft
4 739 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
5 627 (30.96%) AWS
6 624 (30.81%) DevOps
7 621 (30.67%) SQL
8 533 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 525 (25.93%) JavaScript
10 426 (21.04%) Windows
11 335 (16.54%) ASP.NET
12 314 (15.51%) Office 365
13 298 (14.72%) MVC
14 291 (14.37%) Active Directory
15 290 (14.32%) .NET Core
16 284 (14.02%) Scrum
17 283 (13.98%) AngularJS
18 256 (12.64%) VMware
18 256 (12.64%) SaaS
19 255 (12.59%) HTML
20 251 (12.40%) Finance
21 249 (12.30%) Git (software)
22 247 (12.20%) Python
23 239 (11.80%) CSS
24 234 (11.56%) Test Automation
25 233 (11.51%) Windows Server
26 228 (11.26%) Docker
27 222 (10.96%) React
28 220 (10.86%) PowerShell
29 216 (10.67%) Linux

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
1 105 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 55 (2.72%) Confluence
3 54 (2.67%) IIS
3 54 (2.67%) MS Exchange
4 44 (2.17%) CMS
5 38 (1.88%) Skype for Business
6 36 (1.78%) Apache
7 34 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 25 (1.23%) Umbraco
9 24 (1.19%) NServiceBus
10 21 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (0.74%) OpenStack
11 15 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.54%) Headless CMS
14 9 (0.44%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
15 8 (0.40%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.099%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.049%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.049%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 45 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.049%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.049%) Magento
3 1 (0.049%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.049%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.049%) Primavera
3 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.049%) SAP IBP
3 1 (0.049%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 627 (30.96%) AWS
2 314 (15.51%) Office 365
3 256 (12.64%) SaaS
4 193 (9.53%) PaaS
5 149 (7.36%) IaaS
6 115 (5.68%) Power Platform
7 110 (5.43%) GCP
8 84 (4.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 59 (2.91%) Serverless
10 54 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
10 54 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
11 37 (1.83%) GitHub
12 31 (1.53%) PowerApps
13 30 (1.48%) Azure Functions
14 27 (1.33%) OneDrive
15 24 (1.19%) AWS Lambda
16 22 (1.09%) Azure Data Factory
17 20 (0.99%) Logic Apps
18 17 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
19 13 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 152 (7.51%) Firewall
2 111 (5.48%) Skype
3 88 (4.35%) DNS
4 62 (3.06%) WAN
5 59 (2.91%) LAN
6 54 (2.67%) DHCP
7 46 (2.27%) HTTP
8 45 (2.22%) TCP/IP
9 40 (1.98%) VoIP
10 39 (1.93%) SAN
11 36 (1.78%) Internet
12 35 (1.73%) Network Security
13 34 (1.68%) VPN
14 28 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (1.04%) NetScaler
15 21 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (0.79%) Wireless
17 15 (0.74%) H.323
18 14 (0.69%) WLAN
19 13 (0.64%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 109 (5.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 91 (4.49%) NoSQL
4 90 (4.44%) Power BI
5 72 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 70 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (3.01%) Big Data
9 59 (2.91%) MongoDB
10 56 (2.77%) Relational Database
11 48 (2.37%) Data Lake
12 42 (2.07%) MySQL
13 41 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
14 39 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.88%) Hadoop
16 37 (1.83%) Cosmos DB
17 30 (1.48%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 28 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
19 23 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
20 21 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 249 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 96 (4.74%) Visual Studio
3 88 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 83 (4.10%) JIRA
5 74 (3.65%) SpecFlow
6 69 (3.41%) Selenium
7 68 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 51 (2.52%) NUnit
9 48 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 43 (2.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 33 (1.63%) JMeter
12 29 (1.43%) TeamCity
13 24 (1.19%) Maven
13 24 (1.19%) Moq
14 22 (1.09%) Postman
14 22 (1.09%) SoapUI
15 20 (0.99%) gulp
15 20 (0.99%) webpack
16 19 (0.94%) StyleCop
17 17 (0.84%) GitLab
General
1 251 (12.40%) Finance
2 40 (1.98%) Retail
3 37 (1.83%) Public Sector
4 30 (1.48%) Telecoms
5 29 (1.43%) Banking
6 27 (1.33%) Games
7 26 (1.28%) Marketing
8 16 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.64%) Law
10 11 (0.54%) Local Government
11 10 (0.49%) Electronics
12 9 (0.44%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.44%) Norwegian Language
13 8 (0.40%) Advertising
13 8 (0.40%) Military
13 8 (0.40%) Police
14 7 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.30%) Automotive
16 5 (0.25%) Back Office
16 5 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 739 (36.49%) Developer
2 292 (14.42%) .NET Developer
3 209 (10.32%) Architect
4 206 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 183 (9.04%) Senior Developer
6 175 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 130 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
8 121 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
9 111 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 101 (4.99%) Consultant
11 82 (4.05%) Azure Engineer
12 75 (3.70%) Azure Developer
13 74 (3.65%) Analyst
14 73 (3.60%) IT Engineer
15 70 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
16 69 (3.41%) Support Engineer
17 67 (3.31%) Full Stack Developer
18 66 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
19 63 (3.11%) Software Engineer
20 60 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 812 (40.10%) .NET
2 335 (16.54%) ASP.NET
3 290 (14.32%) .NET Core
4 283 (13.98%) AngularJS
5 255 (12.59%) HTML
6 239 (11.80%) CSS
7 222 (10.96%) React
8 185 (9.14%) .NET Framework
9 164 (8.10%) ASP.NET Web API
10 160 (7.90%) ASP.NET MVC
11 129 (6.37%) jQuery
12 113 (5.58%) Web Services
13 108 (5.33%) REST
14 107 (5.28%) Entity Framework
15 94 (4.64%) HTML5
16 90 (4.44%) Node.js
17 86 (4.25%) RESTful
18 69 (3.41%) XML
19 66 (3.26%) JSON
20 62 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 81 (4.00%) Public Cloud
2 77 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (3.31%) Data Centre
4 57 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 46 (2.27%) User Experience
6 45 (2.22%) Mobile App
7 40 (1.98%) Management Information System
8 34 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
9 33 (1.63%) Cloud Native
10 32 (1.58%) Clustering
11 31 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 31 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
12 27 (1.33%) Private Cloud
13 18 (0.89%) Data Structures
14 17 (0.84%) Replication
15 16 (0.79%) CMDB
16 15 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
17 12 (0.59%) Driving Licence
17 12 (0.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 426 (21.04%) Windows
2 233 (11.51%) Windows Server
3 216 (10.67%) Linux
4 80 (3.95%) Windows Server 2016
5 79 (3.90%) Windows 10
6 66 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 35 (1.73%) Unix
9 34 (1.68%) Windows Server 2019
10 33 (1.63%) Android
11 29 (1.43%) Windows 8
12 28 (1.38%) Apple iOS
13 27 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (0.59%) Solaris
16 10 (0.49%) AIX
17 7 (0.35%) CentOS
18 6 (0.30%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 624 (30.81%) DevOps
3 298 (14.72%) MVC
4 284 (14.02%) Scrum
5 234 (11.56%) Test Automation
6 203 (10.02%) TDD
7 195 (9.63%) Software Engineering
8 192 (9.48%) Microservices
9 164 (8.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 146 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
11 140 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
12 132 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
13 120 (5.93%) Project Delivery
14 117 (5.78%) Mentoring
15 115 (5.68%) Computer Science
16 110 (5.43%) ITIL
17 106 (5.23%) BDD
18 105 (5.19%) Analytics
19 102 (5.04%) OO
20 98 (4.84%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 835 (41.23%) C#
2 621 (30.67%) SQL
3 525 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 247 (12.20%) Python
5 220 (10.86%) PowerShell
6 156 (7.70%) Java
7 122 (6.02%) TypeScript
8 98 (4.84%) T-SQL
9 72 (3.56%) Bash Shell
10 43 (2.12%) PHP
11 37 (1.83%) C++
12 29 (1.43%) R
13 28 (1.38%) C
14 24 (1.19%) VB.NET
15 21 (1.04%) Perl
16 19 (0.94%) Ruby
16 19 (0.94%) Scala
17 14 (0.69%) Go
17 14 (0.69%) Groovy
17 14 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 206 (10.17%) Degree
2 126 (6.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 84 (4.15%) MCSE
4 74 (3.65%) Security Cleared
5 71 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 53 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (2.37%) CCNA
8 47 (2.32%) SC Cleared
9 35 (1.73%) MCSA
10 30 (1.48%) TOGAF Certification
11 25 (1.23%) DV Cleared
12 18 (0.89%) CISSP
13 13 (0.64%) MCP
13 13 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.59%) CCNP
15 11 (0.54%) CISM
15 11 (0.54%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.49%) MCITP
17 9 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
17 9 (0.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.88%) QA
2 53 (2.62%) SLA
3 51 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.63%) GDPR
5 24 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.64%) NIST
7 11 (0.54%) NIST 800
8 10 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.44%) PMO
10 8 (0.40%) NCSC
11 7 (0.35%) PCI DSS
12 6 (0.30%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.25%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 2 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
16 1 (0.049%) ISO 14001
16 1 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 291 (14.37%) Active Directory
2 228 (11.26%) Docker
3 142 (7.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 113 (5.58%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (1.14%) vSphere
7 21 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
8 19 (0.94%) XenApp
9 13 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
10 10 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (0.49%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.40%) vCloud
13 4 (0.20%) LXC
14 3 (0.15%) Firmware
14 3 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.099%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.099%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.099%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 193 (9.53%) Kubernetes
2 92 (4.54%) Terraform
3 84 (4.15%) Ansible
3 84 (4.15%) SCCM
4 40 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (1.38%) SCOM
6 25 (1.23%) WSUS
7 24 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 24 (1.19%) Puppet
8 19 (0.94%) Backup Exec
9 16 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (0.74%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (0.64%) Data Guard
12 10 (0.49%) Prometheus
13 9 (0.44%) NetBackup
13 9 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.35%) Grafana
14 7 (0.35%) Kibana
14 7 (0.35%) vCenter Server
15 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 799 (39.46%) Microsoft
2 256 (12.64%) VMware
3 131 (6.47%) Cisco
4 103 (5.09%) Google
5 76 (3.75%) Citrix
6 68 (3.36%) Oracle
7 59 (2.91%) Xamarin
8 48 (2.37%) Meraki
9 41 (2.02%) HP
10 40 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (1.58%) IBM
12 27 (1.33%) CheckPoint
12 27 (1.33%) Palo Alto
12 27 (1.33%) SolarWinds
13 25 (1.23%) Red Hat
13 25 (1.23%) SAP
14 23 (1.14%) Databricks
14 23 (1.14%) Juniper
14 23 (1.14%) Splunk
15 22 (1.09%) Veeam