Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 15 25
Rank change year-on-year +7 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 2,546 3,092 2,511
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 15.77% 11.88% 8.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.78% 46.07% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,390 2,865 2,187
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 5,114 6,711 6,569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.67% 25.80% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,346 5,681 5,411
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +3 812 £55,000 - 64
Hampshire +8 718 £52,500 - 57
Surrey +6 479 £55,000 -4.35% 38
Berkshire +2 458 £57,500 - 30
West Sussex +8 244 £55,000 +1.85% 12
East Sussex +26 200 £55,000 - 15
Oxfordshire +10 184 £52,500 - 20
Buckinghamshire +11 174 £52,500 +5.00% 14
Kent -6 63 £52,500 +16.67% 23
Sussex +7 16 £65,000 -29.73% 1
Home Counties +5 1 £65,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 1,075 (42.22%) C#
2 1,012 (39.75%) Microsoft
3 1,004 (39.43%) .NET
4 960 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
5 810 (31.81%) SQL
6 777 (30.52%) AWS
7 727 (28.55%) DevOps
8 659 (25.88%) SQL Server
9 648 (25.45%) JavaScript
10 531 (20.86%) Windows
11 457 (17.95%) MVC
12 426 (16.73%) ASP.NET
13 390 (15.32%) AngularJS
14 386 (15.16%) Office 365
15 377 (14.81%) Active Directory
16 364 (14.30%) Scrum
17 358 (14.06%) HTML
18 353 (13.86%) .NET Core
19 339 (13.32%) CSS
20 337 (13.24%) SaaS
21 333 (13.08%) Finance
22 310 (12.18%) Windows Server
23 298 (11.70%) PowerShell
24 293 (11.51%) Git (software)
24 293 (11.51%) VMware
25 286 (11.23%) Linux
26 282 (11.08%) TDD
27 280 (11.00%) Python
28 279 (10.96%) Test Automation
29 247 (9.70%) Docker

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
1 123 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 78 (3.06%) Confluence
3 71 (2.79%) IIS
4 65 (2.55%) MS Exchange
5 42 (1.65%) CMS
6 38 (1.49%) Skype for Business
7 33 (1.30%) Apache Spark
8 32 (1.26%) Apache
9 27 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 19 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
12 15 (0.59%) Umbraco
13 14 (0.55%) WebSphere
14 13 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (0.35%) ThingWorx
15 9 (0.35%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.31%) CICS
16 8 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 8 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
17 7 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 77 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.12%) InVision
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.079%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.079%) Sketch
9 1 (0.039%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 53 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.079%) SAP IBP
4 1 (0.039%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.039%) Magento
4 1 (0.039%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.039%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.039%) Primavera
4 1 (0.039%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.039%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 777 (30.52%) AWS
2 386 (15.16%) Office 365
3 337 (13.24%) SaaS
4 229 (8.99%) PaaS
5 152 (5.97%) IaaS
6 147 (5.77%) GCP
7 131 (5.15%) Azure Active Directory
8 125 (4.91%) Power Platform
9 68 (2.67%) Serverless
10 60 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
11 56 (2.20%) Logic Apps
12 55 (2.16%) Dynamics 365
13 53 (2.08%) GitHub
14 34 (1.34%) Azure Data Factory
14 34 (1.34%) Azure Functions
15 22 (0.86%) OneDrive
16 21 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
17 17 (0.67%) PowerApps
18 16 (0.63%) Azure Machine Learning
18 16 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 199 (7.82%) Firewall
2 115 (4.52%) DNS
3 89 (3.50%) DHCP
4 82 (3.22%) WAN
5 81 (3.18%) LAN
5 81 (3.18%) Skype
6 69 (2.71%) Network Security
7 62 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 59 (2.32%) VoIP
9 54 (2.12%) Cisco ASA
10 50 (1.96%) VPN
11 42 (1.65%) SAN
12 35 (1.37%) HTTP
13 32 (1.26%) Internet
14 30 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (1.14%) Wireless
16 26 (1.02%) BGP
16 26 (1.02%) OSPF
17 24 (0.94%) NetScaler
18 19 (0.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (25.88%) SQL Server
2 146 (5.73%) Azure SQL Database
3 113 (4.44%) Power BI
4 93 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 90 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 82 (3.22%) Data Warehouse
7 80 (3.14%) Big Data
8 78 (3.06%) MongoDB
9 75 (2.95%) NoSQL
10 63 (2.47%) Relational Database
11 54 (2.12%) MySQL
12 53 (2.08%) Data Lake
13 49 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
14 42 (1.65%) Hadoop
15 41 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
16 39 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 38 (1.49%) Cosmos DB
17 38 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
18 37 (1.45%) Redis
19 35 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 293 (11.51%) Git (software)
2 149 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 143 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 128 (5.03%) JIRA
5 101 (3.97%) Selenium
6 95 (3.73%) SpecFlow
7 83 (3.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 55 (2.16%) NUnit
8 55 (2.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 51 (2.00%) JMeter
9 51 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
10 42 (1.65%) webpack
11 40 (1.57%) TeamCity
12 39 (1.53%) Cucumber
13 35 (1.37%) gulp
14 31 (1.22%) StyleCop
15 26 (1.02%) git-flow
15 26 (1.02%) Maven
15 26 (1.02%) Postman
16 21 (0.82%) GitLab
General
1 333 (13.08%) Finance
2 73 (2.87%) Retail
3 47 (1.85%) Marketing
4 46 (1.81%) Public Sector
5 42 (1.65%) Games
6 31 (1.22%) Manufacturing
7 30 (1.18%) Automotive
7 30 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 22 (0.86%) Banking
9 18 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 16 (0.63%) Law
11 15 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 15 (0.59%) Legal
12 14 (0.55%) Electronics
12 14 (0.55%) Military
13 11 (0.43%) Financial Institution
14 10 (0.39%) Police
14 10 (0.39%) Publishing
15 8 (0.31%) Advertising
15 8 (0.31%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 953 (37.43%) Developer
2 404 (15.87%) .NET Developer
3 281 (11.04%) C# Developer
4 269 (10.57%) Architect
5 224 (8.80%) Senior Developer
6 220 (8.64%) Software Developer
7 165 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
8 161 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 156 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 110 (4.32%) Consultant
11 108 (4.24%) Azure Engineer
12 100 (3.93%) Analyst
13 98 (3.85%) IT Engineer
14 94 (3.69%) Full Stack Developer
15 93 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
16 81 (3.18%) Senior .NET Developer
17 76 (2.99%) Angular Developer
18 73 (2.87%) Azure Developer
18 73 (2.87%) Senior Software Developer
19 72 (2.83%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,004 (39.43%) .NET
2 426 (16.73%) ASP.NET
3 390 (15.32%) AngularJS
4 358 (14.06%) HTML
5 353 (13.86%) .NET Core
6 339 (13.32%) CSS
7 244 (9.58%) .NET Framework
8 217 (8.52%) React
9 213 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 205 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 174 (6.83%) Web Services
12 164 (6.44%) jQuery
13 139 (5.46%) Entity Framework
14 130 (5.11%) HTML5
15 129 (5.07%) RESTful
16 128 (5.03%) REST
17 117 (4.60%) Node.js
18 99 (3.89%) JSON
19 91 (3.57%) XML
20 88 (3.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 116 (4.56%) Data Centre
2 104 (4.08%) Public Cloud
3 90 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 76 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
5 74 (2.91%) User Experience
6 69 (2.71%) Mobile App
7 57 (2.24%) Clustering
8 54 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
9 52 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 46 (1.81%) Private Cloud
11 40 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
12 37 (1.45%) Management Information System
13 34 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
14 30 (1.18%) Replication
15 25 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
16 24 (0.94%) Cloud Native
17 21 (0.82%) DataPower
18 19 (0.75%) Algorithms
18 19 (0.75%) CMDB
19 18 (0.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 531 (20.86%) Windows
2 310 (12.18%) Windows Server
3 286 (11.23%) Linux
4 98 (3.85%) Windows Server 2016
5 96 (3.77%) Windows 10
6 91 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (2.00%) Windows 7
8 45 (1.77%) Android
9 39 (1.53%) Apple iOS
10 36 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 33 (1.30%) Windows 8
11 33 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (0.98%) Unix
13 21 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (0.51%) Debian
16 9 (0.35%) VMS
17 6 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.24%) Solaris
18 4 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 960 (37.71%) Agile Software Development
2 727 (28.55%) DevOps
3 457 (17.95%) MVC
4 364 (14.30%) Scrum
5 282 (11.08%) TDD
6 279 (10.96%) Test Automation
7 225 (8.84%) Software Engineering
8 217 (8.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 187 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
10 186 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
11 177 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
12 175 (6.87%) Microservices
13 166 (6.52%) ITIL
14 159 (6.25%) Mentoring
15 147 (5.77%) SDLC
16 146 (5.73%) Migration
17 137 (5.38%) BDD
18 136 (5.34%) Analytics
19 133 (5.22%) Project Delivery
20 130 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,075 (42.22%) C#
2 810 (31.81%) SQL
3 648 (25.45%) JavaScript
4 298 (11.70%) PowerShell
5 280 (11.00%) Python
6 174 (6.83%) Java
7 156 (6.13%) TypeScript
8 138 (5.42%) T-SQL
9 109 (4.28%) Bash Shell
10 60 (2.36%) PHP
11 34 (1.34%) C
12 32 (1.26%) C++
13 30 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 26 (1.02%) Perl
14 26 (1.02%) VB
15 24 (0.94%) R
15 24 (0.94%) Ruby
16 17 (0.67%) Groovy
17 16 (0.63%) Go
18 15 (0.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 238 (9.35%) Degree
2 144 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 107 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 80 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 76 (2.99%) MCSE
5 76 (2.99%) SC Cleared
6 59 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (2.04%) CCNA
8 44 (1.73%) MCSA
9 28 (1.10%) CISSP
10 26 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 26 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
11 24 (0.94%) MCP
12 19 (0.75%) CCNP
13 18 (0.71%) ISTQB
14 17 (0.67%) PhD
15 16 (0.63%) CISM
15 16 (0.63%) ISEB
16 11 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.36%) QA
2 83 (3.26%) SLA
3 52 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.30%) GDPR
5 25 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.63%) NIST
8 15 (0.59%) ISO 9001
9 10 (0.39%) JSP 440
10 9 (0.35%) NIST 800
11 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 4 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.16%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.12%) NCSC
13 3 (0.12%) WCAG
14 2 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 2 (0.079%) PMO
System Software
1 377 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 247 (9.70%) Docker
3 164 (6.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (5.22%) Hyper-V
5 36 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 29 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (1.06%) vSphere
8 19 (0.75%) XenApp
9 18 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.63%) Firmware
10 16 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.31%) ACF2
12 8 (0.31%) RACF
12 8 (0.31%) vCloud
13 7 (0.27%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
16 2 (0.079%) HDFS
16 2 (0.079%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 207 (8.13%) Kubernetes
2 104 (4.08%) SCCM
3 100 (3.93%) Terraform
4 98 (3.85%) Ansible
5 50 (1.96%) Puppet
6 47 (1.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 43 (1.69%) SCOM
8 41 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (1.37%) WSUS
10 19 (0.75%) Backup Exec
11 16 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
12 14 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.43%) Grafana
13 11 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.43%) Packer
14 9 (0.35%) Prometheus
15 8 (0.31%) NetBackup
16 7 (0.27%) Failover Clustering
16 7 (0.27%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1,012 (39.75%) Microsoft
2 293 (11.51%) VMware
3 166 (6.52%) Cisco
4 127 (4.99%) Google
5 85 (3.34%) Xamarin
6 71 (2.79%) Oracle
7 70 (2.75%) Citrix
8 65 (2.55%) HP
9 63 (2.47%) IBM
10 57 (2.24%) Meraki
11 46 (1.81%) Palo Alto
12 43 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
13 39 (1.53%) Veeam
14 38 (1.49%) SolarWinds
15 35 (1.37%) Dell
15 35 (1.37%) Juniper
15 35 (1.37%) Splunk
16 32 (1.26%) SAP
17 29 (1.14%) CheckPoint
18 28 (1.10%) Red Hat