Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 10 17
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,812 3,507 2,950
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 22.27% 13.77% 10.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 58.75% 47.24% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,805 3,298 2,678
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 3,084 7,424 6,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.91% 29.15% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,678 6,289 5,449
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 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 29 October 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 29 October 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 +6 567 £55,000 - 164
Hampshire +5 433 £52,500 +10.53% 80
Berkshire +1 345 £60,000 +4.35% 83
West Sussex +11 293 £60,000 +4.35% 36
Surrey +3 249 £55,000 -4.35% 57
East Sussex +8 185 £57,500 +15.00% 29
Oxfordshire +9 127 £55,000 - 47
Buckinghamshire +13 103 £50,000 -4.76% 34
Kent +6 61 £47,500 -5.00% 34
Home Counties - 3 £48,750 -
Middlesex +6 2 £62,000 +20.39% 1
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 719 (39.68%) C#
2 713 (39.35%) .NET
3 710 (39.18%) Microsoft
4 630 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
5 618 (34.11%) DevOps
6 508 (28.04%) SQL
7 464 (25.61%) AWS
8 446 (24.61%) SQL Server
9 435 (24.01%) JavaScript
10 400 (22.08%) Windows
11 342 (18.87%) .NET Core
12 304 (16.78%) Office 365
13 276 (15.23%) ASP.NET
14 238 (13.13%) Active Directory
15 237 (13.08%) React
16 224 (12.36%) Microservices
16 224 (12.36%) Software Engineering
17 221 (12.20%) Git (software)
18 219 (12.09%) VMware
18 219 (12.09%) AngularJS
19 215 (11.87%) HTML
20 212 (11.70%) CSS
21 211 (11.64%) Scrum
22 206 (11.37%) Python
22 206 (11.37%) IaaS
22 206 (11.37%) Docker
23 201 (11.09%) Kubernetes
24 200 (11.04%) PowerShell
25 198 (10.93%) Test Automation
26 194 (10.71%) Finance

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
1 106 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 72 (3.97%) NServiceBus
3 54 (2.98%) IIS
4 45 (2.48%) CMS
4 45 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 27 (1.49%) Confluence
6 23 (1.27%) Apache Spark
6 23 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 20 (1.10%) Apache
9 18 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 16 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (0.77%) EPiServer
12 12 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (0.66%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.61%) SAS
14 10 (0.55%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.50%) Kentico
16 8 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.055%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.055%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.055%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.055%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 29 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.39%) Magento
3 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.28%) Shopify
5 3 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.055%) Maximo
7 1 (0.055%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.055%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.055%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 464 (25.61%) AWS
2 304 (16.78%) Office 365
3 206 (11.37%) IaaS
4 193 (10.65%) PaaS
5 176 (9.71%) SaaS
6 99 (5.46%) Power Platform
7 89 (4.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 72 (3.97%) GCP
9 69 (3.81%) Serverless
10 61 (3.37%) Azure Functions
11 57 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
12 54 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
13 41 (2.26%) PowerApps
14 38 (2.10%) OneDrive
15 34 (1.88%) GitHub
16 27 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
17 21 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
18 19 (1.05%) BPaaS
19 14 (0.77%) Power Automate
20 12 (0.66%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 126 (6.95%) Skype
2 108 (5.96%) Firewall
3 98 (5.41%) HTTP
4 80 (4.42%) DNS
5 46 (2.54%) SAN
6 39 (2.15%) Internet
6 39 (2.15%) WAN
7 35 (1.93%) TCP/IP
8 33 (1.82%) LAN
9 32 (1.77%) VPN
10 23 (1.27%) DHCP
10 23 (1.27%) VoIP
11 17 (0.94%) NetScaler
12 16 (0.88%) Unified Communications
13 15 (0.83%) Network Security
14 13 (0.72%) H.323
14 13 (0.72%) Wireless
15 9 (0.50%) MPLS
15 9 (0.50%) WLAN
16 8 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 135 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 99 (5.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 58 (3.20%) Power BI
5 53 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
6 43 (2.37%) Big Data
7 39 (2.15%) Relational Database
8 36 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 34 (1.88%) MySQL
9 34 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 33 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (1.71%) Data Lake
11 31 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 27 (1.49%) Oracle Database
13 21 (1.16%) Hadoop
13 21 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 21 (1.16%) RDBMS
14 20 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 14 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 221 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 81 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 58 (3.20%) Jenkins
3 58 (3.20%) TeamCity
4 52 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (2.65%) Visual Studio
6 44 (2.43%) Visual Studio Team System
7 41 (2.26%) Selenium
8 40 (2.21%) JIRA
9 36 (1.99%) NUnit
10 34 (1.88%) SpecFlow
11 18 (0.99%) GitLab
11 18 (0.99%) SoapUI
12 15 (0.83%) Cypress.io
13 14 (0.77%) JMeter
13 14 (0.77%) SonarQube
14 13 (0.72%) Moq
15 12 (0.66%) StyleCop
16 11 (0.61%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.61%) MSTest
General
1 194 (10.71%) Finance
2 41 (2.26%) Public Sector
3 36 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 29 (1.60%) Marketing
5 28 (1.55%) Banking
6 22 (1.21%) Games
7 18 (0.99%) Manufacturing
8 14 (0.77%) Retail
9 13 (0.72%) Law
9 13 (0.72%) Local Government
10 9 (0.50%) Advertising
10 9 (0.50%) Electronics
11 7 (0.39%) Billing
12 6 (0.33%) French Language
12 6 (0.33%) Norwegian Language
13 5 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.22%) Korean Language
14 4 (0.22%) Military
15 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 610 (33.66%) Developer
2 241 (13.30%) .NET Developer
3 182 (10.04%) Architect
4 176 (9.71%) Senior Developer
5 156 (8.61%) Software Developer
6 155 (8.55%) C# Developer
7 105 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 101 (5.57%) Azure Engineer
9 97 (5.35%) C# .NET Developer
10 90 (4.97%) Analyst
11 88 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 85 (4.69%) Support Engineer
13 81 (4.47%) Senior .NET Developer
14 78 (4.30%) Software Engineer
15 76 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
16 74 (4.08%) Azure Developer
17 71 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
18 69 (3.81%) Consultant
19 64 (3.53%) Solutions Architect
20 50 (2.76%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (39.35%) .NET
2 342 (18.87%) .NET Core
3 276 (15.23%) ASP.NET
4 237 (13.08%) React
5 219 (12.09%) AngularJS
6 215 (11.87%) HTML
7 212 (11.70%) CSS
8 181 (9.99%) .NET Framework
9 131 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 110 (6.07%) Entity Framework
10 110 (6.07%) REST
11 106 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 104 (5.74%) ASP.NET Core
13 99 (5.46%) jQuery
14 93 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 85 (4.69%) Web Services
16 69 (3.81%) HTML5
16 69 (3.81%) RESTful
17 65 (3.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 55 (3.04%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (3.70%) Public Cloud
2 60 (3.31%) Data Centre
3 59 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 58 (3.20%) Greenfield Project
5 55 (3.04%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (2.81%) Management Information System
7 50 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 45 (2.48%) Cloud Native
9 40 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (1.71%) Private Cloud
11 28 (1.55%) User Experience
12 22 (1.21%) Client/Server
13 19 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (0.72%) Life Science
14 13 (0.72%) Mobile App
15 11 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.61%) Blog
15 11 (0.61%) Driving Licence
15 11 (0.61%) PMI
16 9 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 400 (22.08%) Windows
2 182 (10.04%) Windows Server
3 176 (9.71%) Linux
4 58 (3.20%) Windows 10
5 50 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
6 38 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (1.66%) Unix
8 29 (1.60%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (1.43%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (1.16%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.55%) AIX
11 10 (0.55%) Android
12 8 (0.44%) CentOS
12 8 (0.44%) Solaris
13 7 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.28%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (34.77%) Agile Software Development
2 618 (34.11%) DevOps
3 224 (12.36%) Microservices
3 224 (12.36%) Software Engineering
4 211 (11.64%) Scrum
5 198 (10.93%) Test Automation
6 182 (10.04%) MVC
7 162 (8.94%) TDD
8 142 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
9 118 (6.51%) Computer Science
9 118 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 114 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
11 103 (5.68%) Mentoring
12 99 (5.46%) Migration
13 94 (5.19%) Analytics
13 94 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
14 92 (5.08%) ITIL
14 92 (5.08%) Project Delivery
14 92 (5.08%) SOLID
15 90 (4.97%) OO
Programming Languages
1 719 (39.68%) C#
2 508 (28.04%) SQL
3 435 (24.01%) JavaScript
4 206 (11.37%) Python
5 200 (11.04%) PowerShell
6 142 (7.84%) TypeScript
7 126 (6.95%) Java
8 60 (3.31%) T-SQL
9 47 (2.59%) C++
10 38 (2.10%) Bash Shell
11 27 (1.49%) C
12 25 (1.38%) R
13 21 (1.16%) PHP
14 17 (0.94%) Scala
15 15 (0.83%) Go
15 15 (0.83%) Perl
15 15 (0.83%) VB.NET
16 13 (0.72%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.66%) Java 8
18 10 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 170 (9.38%) Degree
2 104 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 72 (3.97%) MCSE
4 46 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 45 (2.48%) Security Cleared
6 44 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (2.21%) CCNA
8 27 (1.49%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.43%) CISSP
10 19 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
11 18 (0.99%) CISM
11 18 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 18 (0.99%) ISTQB
11 18 (0.99%) MCSA
12 16 (0.88%) PhD
13 15 (0.83%) ISEB
13 15 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (0.66%) PMI Certification
15 10 (0.55%) CCNP
15 10 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (4.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 76 (4.19%) QA
3 62 (3.42%) SLA
4 52 (2.87%) GDPR
5 15 (0.83%) PMO
5 15 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.77%) NIST
7 11 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.44%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.39%) NCSC
9 7 (0.39%) NIST 800
10 6 (0.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 6 (0.33%) HIPAA
10 6 (0.33%) ITGC
11 3 (0.17%) COBIT
12 2 (0.11%) COSO
12 2 (0.11%) IFRS
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.055%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 238 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 206 (11.37%) Docker
3 109 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 88 (4.86%) Hyper-V
5 27 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (0.99%) XenApp
7 17 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (0.50%) vSphere
10 6 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.22%) LXC
12 4 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.17%) Firmware
13 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.11%) DFS Replication
14 2 (0.11%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.11%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.055%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 201 (11.09%) Kubernetes
2 156 (8.61%) Terraform
3 92 (5.08%) Ansible
4 56 (3.09%) SCCM
5 40 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
6 32 (1.77%) Puppet
7 21 (1.16%) Grafana
8 17 (0.94%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (0.88%) Data Guard
10 15 (0.83%) WSUS
11 13 (0.72%) SCOM
12 12 (0.66%) Backup Exec
13 11 (0.61%) Prometheus
13 11 (0.61%) vCenter Server
14 10 (0.55%) Single Sign-On
15 9 (0.50%) NetBackup
15 9 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
16 8 (0.44%) EMC NetWorker
17 7 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
18 5 (0.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 710 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 219 (12.09%) VMware
3 89 (4.91%) Cisco
4 84 (4.64%) Citrix
5 62 (3.42%) Google
6 60 (3.31%) Oracle
7 39 (2.15%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (1.88%) Sitecore
9 27 (1.49%) Meraki
9 27 (1.49%) SAP
10 23 (1.27%) Red Hat
10 23 (1.27%) Xamarin
11 22 (1.21%) CheckPoint
12 21 (1.16%) Databricks
13 15 (0.83%) Informatica
14 14 (0.77%) IBM
14 14 (0.77%) Veeam
15 12 (0.66%) HP
15 12 (0.66%) Siebel
16 11 (0.61%) F5