Period
to 23 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 20 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16 +49
Permanent jobs citing Azure 3,441 2,817 1,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.37% 9.66% 6.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.81% 44.32% 36.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,937 2,374 1,607
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.38% -4.00%
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 7,351 6,356 5,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.57% 21.80% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6,174 5,346 4,414
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 £78,000 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%

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 23 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 23 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 1,297 £53,500 -2.73% 205
Hampshire +10 859 £47,500 -9.52% 109
Berkshire +9 827 £55,000 -4.35% 110
Surrey +6 623 £57,500 +4.55% 157
West Sussex +33 287 £55,000 +15.79% 31
Oxfordshire +23 279 £55,000 -2.22% 45
Buckinghamshire -4 193 £50,000 +11.11% 50
East Sussex +41 176 £51,500 +9.57% 20
Kent +8 167 £47,500 +18.75% 55
Middlesex +4 14 £51,500 -39.41% 1
Sussex +12 1 £92,500 +208.33%
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 1,525 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 1,273 (37.00%) C#
3 1,209 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1,207 (35.08%) .NET
5 1,151 (33.45%) AWS
6 930 (27.03%) SQL
7 929 (27.00%) Windows
8 885 (25.72%) SQL Server
9 862 (25.05%) DevOps
10 653 (18.98%) JavaScript
11 626 (18.19%) Office 365
12 595 (17.29%) MVC
13 535 (15.55%) ASP.NET
14 528 (15.34%) VMware
15 509 (14.79%) Active Directory
16 492 (14.30%) Windows Server
17 473 (13.75%) Linux
17 473 (13.75%) PowerShell
18 471 (13.69%) Degree
19 436 (12.67%) Finance
20 431 (12.53%) Git (software)
21 418 (12.15%) Docker
22 401 (11.65%) HTML
23 388 (11.28%) AngularJS
24 381 (11.07%) TDD
25 370 (10.75%) Scrum
26 365 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
27 353 (10.26%) CSS
28 352 (10.23%) ITIL
29 344 (10.00%) 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
1 242 (7.03%) SharePoint
2 162 (4.71%) IIS
3 113 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 103 (2.99%) Confluence
5 74 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 63 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
7 57 (1.66%) CMS
8 53 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
9 45 (1.31%) Apache
10 36 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
11 33 (0.96%) Apache Spark
12 29 (0.84%) Drupal
13 28 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 28 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
14 26 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
15 22 (0.64%) Umbraco
16 18 (0.52%) WebLogic
17 17 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (0.49%) WordPress
18 15 (0.44%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 117 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.029%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 99 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.23%) nopCommerce
6 6 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
8 4 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (0.087%) SAP ERP
9 3 (0.087%) SAP IBP
9 3 (0.087%) Workfront
10 2 (0.058%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.058%) SAP GRC
10 2 (0.058%) SAP S/4HANA
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 1,151 (33.45%) AWS
2 626 (18.19%) Office 365
3 344 (10.00%) GCP
4 274 (7.96%) PaaS
5 255 (7.41%) SaaS
6 250 (7.27%) IaaS
7 185 (5.38%) Power Platform
8 175 (5.09%) Azure Active Directory
9 133 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
10 131 (3.81%) Serverless
11 106 (3.08%) Dynamics 365
12 85 (2.47%) GitHub
13 64 (1.86%) Azure Functions
14 51 (1.48%) PowerApps
15 38 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
16 36 (1.05%) npm
17 34 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
17 34 (0.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 34 (0.99%) OneDrive
18 31 (0.90%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 283 (8.22%) Firewall
2 182 (5.29%) DNS
3 143 (4.16%) VPN
4 137 (3.98%) WAN
5 134 (3.89%) DHCP
6 126 (3.66%) LAN
7 115 (3.34%) TCP/IP
8 100 (2.91%) Network Security
9 90 (2.62%) SAN
10 80 (2.32%) Skype
11 73 (2.12%) Internet
12 54 (1.57%) VoIP
13 43 (1.25%) MPLS
14 41 (1.19%) VLAN
15 34 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (0.96%) Wireless
17 28 (0.81%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (0.67%) SMTP
18 23 (0.67%) SSL
19 22 (0.64%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 885 (25.72%) SQL Server
2 166 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 162 (4.71%) Power BI
4 158 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 141 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 138 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
7 131 (3.81%) NoSQL
8 114 (3.31%) Relational Database
9 94 (2.73%) Big Data
10 90 (2.62%) MongoDB
11 83 (2.41%) Data Lake
12 71 (2.06%) Cosmos DB
13 69 (2.01%) MySQL
14 58 (1.69%) Redis
15 55 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 54 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
17 53 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 49 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
19 35 (1.02%) Geospatial Data
19 35 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 431 (12.53%) Git (software)
2 284 (8.25%) Jenkins
3 230 (6.68%) Visual Studio
4 181 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
5 159 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 149 (4.33%) JIRA
7 129 (3.75%) TeamCity
8 101 (2.94%) Selenium
9 90 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 83 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 82 (2.38%) SpecFlow
12 72 (2.09%) NUnit
13 61 (1.77%) Subversion
14 36 (1.05%) Mocha
15 35 (1.02%) StyleCop
16 34 (0.99%) Maven
16 34 (0.99%) webpack
17 33 (0.96%) Cucumber
18 29 (0.84%) gulp
19 28 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 436 (12.67%) Finance
2 79 (2.30%) Retail
3 56 (1.63%) Public Sector
4 55 (1.60%) Marketing
5 43 (1.25%) Telecoms
6 36 (1.05%) Banking
7 26 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.73%) Games
9 24 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (0.70%) Publishing
10 22 (0.64%) Financial Institution
11 20 (0.58%) Automotive
11 20 (0.58%) Legal
12 19 (0.55%) German Language
13 18 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 16 (0.46%) Advertising
15 12 (0.35%) Electronics
16 11 (0.32%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.32%) Law
17 7 (0.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,113 (32.35%) Developer
2 488 (14.18%) .NET Developer
3 347 (10.08%) Architect
4 311 (9.04%) C# Developer
5 266 (7.73%) Consultant
6 246 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 239 (6.95%) Software Developer
8 225 (6.54%) DevOps Engineer
9 220 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 214 (6.22%) Azure Engineer
11 200 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 191 (5.55%) Software Engineer
13 164 (4.77%) Cloud Engineer
14 149 (4.33%) Support Engineer
15 145 (4.21%) Analyst
16 128 (3.72%) Full Stack Developer
17 119 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
18 105 (3.05%) IT Engineer
18 105 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
19 102 (2.96%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,207 (35.08%) .NET
2 535 (15.55%) ASP.NET
3 401 (11.65%) HTML
4 388 (11.28%) AngularJS
5 353 (10.26%) CSS
6 331 (9.62%) .NET Framework
7 328 (9.53%) .NET Core
8 302 (8.78%) Web Services
9 261 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 218 (6.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 185 (5.38%) React
12 184 (5.35%) REST
13 178 (5.17%) jQuery
13 178 (5.17%) RESTful
14 176 (5.11%) WCF
15 162 (4.71%) Entity Framework
16 150 (4.36%) Node.js
17 144 (4.18%) SOAP
18 111 (3.23%) JSON
19 108 (3.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 217 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 166 (4.82%) Public Cloud
3 163 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
4 123 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 121 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
6 110 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
7 72 (2.09%) Hybrid Cloud
8 67 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 62 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 56 (1.63%) Private Cloud
11 48 (1.39%) Replication
12 47 (1.37%) Clustering
13 46 (1.34%) User Experience
14 37 (1.08%) Algorithms
15 35 (1.02%) Cloud Native
16 34 (0.99%) Enterprise Cloud
17 32 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
18 31 (0.90%) Driving Licence
19 27 (0.78%) Data Structures
20 20 (0.58%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 929 (27.00%) Windows
2 492 (14.30%) Windows Server
3 473 (13.75%) Linux
4 168 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 156 (4.53%) Windows 10
6 114 (3.31%) Unix
7 108 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 96 (2.79%) Windows 7
9 44 (1.28%) CentOS
10 38 (1.10%) Apple iOS
11 37 (1.08%) Android
12 33 (0.96%) Windows 8
13 31 (0.90%) Debian
14 30 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (0.84%) Solaris
16 21 (0.61%) Ubuntu
17 20 (0.58%) VMS
18 15 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (0.41%) Mac OS
20 11 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,209 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 862 (25.05%) DevOps
3 595 (17.29%) MVC
4 381 (11.07%) TDD
5 370 (10.75%) Scrum
6 352 (10.23%) ITIL
7 321 (9.33%) Test Automation
8 319 (9.27%) Software Engineering
9 299 (8.69%) Problem-Solving
10 296 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
11 287 (8.34%) Microservices
12 273 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 250 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
14 244 (7.09%) Computer Science
15 215 (6.25%) SDLC
16 200 (5.81%) Mentoring
17 168 (4.88%) BDD
18 162 (4.71%) Migration
19 157 (4.56%) CRM
20 154 (4.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,273 (37.00%) C#
2 930 (27.03%) SQL
3 653 (18.98%) JavaScript
4 473 (13.75%) PowerShell
5 295 (8.57%) Java
6 291 (8.46%) Python
7 156 (4.53%) T-SQL
8 135 (3.92%) Bash Shell
9 107 (3.11%) TypeScript
10 89 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 80 (2.32%) C++
12 55 (1.60%) PHP
13 43 (1.25%) Ruby
14 39 (1.13%) C
15 38 (1.10%) ES6
16 31 (0.90%) Go
17 21 (0.61%) Shell Script
18 20 (0.58%) Objective-C
18 20 (0.58%) R
19 19 (0.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 471 (13.69%) Degree
2 231 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 199 (5.78%) Cisco Certification
4 177 (5.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 149 (4.33%) MCSE
6 129 (3.75%) CCNA
7 88 (2.56%) CCNP
8 82 (2.38%) Security Cleared
9 58 (1.69%) CISSP
10 57 (1.66%) MCSA
11 53 (1.54%) SC Cleared
12 47 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 43 (1.25%) MCP
14 35 (1.02%) MCITP
15 31 (0.90%) CISM
16 24 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
17 21 (0.61%) ISTQB
18 20 (0.58%) Master's Degree
19 18 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
20 15 (0.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (3.98%) QA
2 115 (3.34%) SLA
3 88 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 67 (1.95%) GDPR
5 45 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 44 (1.28%) NIST
7 27 (0.78%) NCSC
8 22 (0.64%) Data Quality
9 20 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 12 (0.35%) COBIT
12 11 (0.32%) ISO 9001
13 9 (0.26%) PMO
14 8 (0.23%) GAMP
15 6 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
15 6 (0.17%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.17%) ISO 31000
15 6 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.087%) RMADS
17 2 (0.058%) COSO
System Software
1 509 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 418 (12.15%) Docker
3 365 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 274 (7.96%) Hyper-V
5 69 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
6 57 (1.66%) vSphere
7 33 (0.96%) Firmware
8 32 (0.93%) vCloud
9 31 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 30 (0.87%) XenApp
11 17 (0.49%) LXC
12 12 (0.35%) Terminal Server
12 12 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.29%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 7 (0.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 6 (0.17%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
17 5 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 269 (7.82%) Kubernetes
2 218 (6.34%) Ansible
3 177 (5.14%) Terraform
4 172 (5.00%) Puppet
5 130 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 107 (3.11%) SCCM
7 96 (2.79%) Microsoft Intune
8 39 (1.13%) SCOM
9 38 (1.10%) vCenter Server
10 37 (1.08%) Nagios
11 34 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
12 29 (0.84%) Kibana
13 20 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (0.49%) Backup Exec
15 16 (0.46%) Grafana
15 16 (0.46%) WSUS
16 15 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
17 14 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
18 13 (0.38%) Data Guard
18 13 (0.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1,525 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 528 (15.34%) VMware
3 316 (9.18%) Cisco
4 306 (8.89%) Google
5 195 (5.67%) Oracle
6 174 (5.06%) Citrix
7 94 (2.73%) Dell
8 80 (2.32%) NetApp
9 76 (2.21%) HP
10 65 (1.89%) CheckPoint
10 65 (1.89%) IBM
11 55 (1.60%) SAP
12 53 (1.54%) EMC
13 51 (1.48%) Xamarin
14 50 (1.45%) Veeam
15 49 (1.42%) ServiceNow
16 46 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
17 43 (1.25%) Red Hat
18 39 (1.13%) Juniper
18 39 (1.13%) Nimble Storage