Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 17 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +31
Permanent jobs citing Azure 3,402 3,015 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.04% 10.73% 6.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.89% 46.80% 34.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,982 2,520 1,811
South East median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +8.49% +0.95%

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 7,255 6,442 6,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.94% 22.94% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6,180 5,355 5,074
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +6 1,154 £55,000 - 257
Hampshire +8 886 £47,500 -9.52% 120
Berkshire +3 731 £57,500 -4.17% 139
Surrey +8 709 £57,500 +4.55% 156
West Sussex +13 269 £57,500 +12.20% 44
Buckinghamshire +2 232 £50,000 +5.26% 56
East Sussex +25 220 £50,000 +10.97% 25
Oxfordshire +9 193 £55,000 -4.35% 62
Kent +9 118 £50,000 +17.65% 28
Middlesex -1 5 £100,000 +53.85% 1
Sussex +9 4 £65,000 +136.36% 2
Home Counties - 1 £65,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 1,554 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 1,326 (38.98%) C#
3 1,252 (36.80%) .NET
4 1,213 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
5 1,051 (30.89%) AWS
6 1,004 (29.51%) SQL
7 941 (27.66%) SQL Server
8 868 (25.51%) Windows
9 833 (24.49%) DevOps
10 690 (20.28%) JavaScript
11 600 (17.64%) MVC
12 598 (17.58%) Office 365
13 533 (15.67%) ASP.NET
14 514 (15.11%) Active Directory
15 461 (13.55%) Finance
16 455 (13.37%) VMware
17 445 (13.08%) PowerShell
18 441 (12.96%) Windows Server
19 437 (12.85%) HTML
20 416 (12.23%) Linux
21 412 (12.11%) AngularJS
22 411 (12.08%) Git (software)
23 404 (11.88%) Degree
24 401 (11.79%) Scrum
25 394 (11.58%) CSS
26 373 (10.96%) .NET Core
27 362 (10.64%) TDD
28 350 (10.29%) Docker
29 348 (10.23%) .NET Framework
30 324 (9.52%) ITIL

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
1 229 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 145 (4.26%) IIS
3 113 (3.32%) MS Exchange
4 96 (2.82%) Confluence
5 49 (1.44%) CMS
6 48 (1.41%) Apache
7 47 (1.38%) BizTalk Server
8 46 (1.35%) Skype for Business
9 45 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 37 (1.09%) Apache Spark
11 25 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 24 (0.71%) Drupal
13 21 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
13 21 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
14 20 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (0.59%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.56%) OpenStack
16 16 (0.47%) SugarCRM
16 16 (0.47%) WordPress
17 13 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 97 (2.85%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.12%) Camtasia
5 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.029%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.029%) InVision
6 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 96 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
3 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.18%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
7 4 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.059%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.059%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.059%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
8 2 (0.059%) Workfront
9 1 (0.029%) Odoo
9 1 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.029%) Revive Adserver
9 1 (0.029%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.029%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,051 (30.89%) AWS
2 598 (17.58%) Office 365
3 294 (8.64%) PaaS
4 286 (8.41%) SaaS
5 245 (7.20%) IaaS
6 230 (6.76%) GCP
7 211 (6.20%) Azure Active Directory
8 172 (5.06%) Power Platform
9 118 (3.47%) Dynamics 365
10 111 (3.26%) Serverless
11 82 (2.41%) GitHub
12 71 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
13 58 (1.70%) Azure Functions
14 48 (1.41%) PowerApps
15 39 (1.15%) OneDrive
16 35 (1.03%) Azure Data Factory
17 31 (0.91%) Slack
18 27 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
20 21 (0.62%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 314 (9.23%) Firewall
2 177 (5.20%) DNS
3 138 (4.06%) WAN
4 126 (3.70%) LAN
5 122 (3.59%) Network Security
6 118 (3.47%) DHCP
7 117 (3.44%) VPN
8 108 (3.17%) TCP/IP
9 92 (2.70%) SAN
10 75 (2.20%) Internet
11 53 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
12 51 (1.50%) VoIP
13 45 (1.32%) Skype
14 42 (1.23%) SSL
15 41 (1.21%) MPLS
16 39 (1.15%) VLAN
17 35 (1.03%) Wireless
18 29 (0.85%) BGP
19 27 (0.79%) OSPF
20 26 (0.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 941 (27.66%) SQL Server
2 160 (4.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 145 (4.26%) Power BI
3 145 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 142 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 114 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 104 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 90 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
8 82 (2.41%) MongoDB
9 59 (1.73%) Big Data
10 56 (1.65%) MySQL
11 55 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (1.59%) Data Lake
13 52 (1.53%) Cosmos DB
14 39 (1.15%) Redis
14 39 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
14 39 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
15 37 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
16 36 (1.06%) RDBMS
17 35 (1.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 411 (12.08%) Git (software)
2 213 (6.26%) Visual Studio
3 207 (6.08%) Jenkins
4 167 (4.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 149 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 140 (4.12%) JIRA
7 104 (3.06%) Selenium
8 93 (2.73%) SpecFlow
9 92 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 84 (2.47%) NUnit
11 65 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 58 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 57 (1.68%) Subversion
14 49 (1.44%) StyleCop
15 34 (1.00%) Postman
16 30 (0.88%) Bitbucket
16 30 (0.88%) Maven
17 24 (0.71%) CircleCI
17 24 (0.71%) Cucumber
17 24 (0.71%) Fiddler
General
1 461 (13.55%) Finance
2 129 (3.79%) Retail
3 61 (1.79%) Marketing
4 59 (1.73%) Automotive
5 56 (1.65%) Public Sector
6 37 (1.09%) Banking
7 34 (1.00%) Telecoms
8 26 (0.76%) Games
9 20 (0.59%) Financial Institution
10 16 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 16 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.44%) Legal
11 15 (0.44%) Military
12 13 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.32%) Publishing
14 9 (0.26%) Electronics
15 8 (0.24%) Advertising
15 8 (0.24%) Billing
16 6 (0.18%) German Language
16 6 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,197 (35.19%) Developer
2 539 (15.84%) .NET Developer
3 360 (10.58%) C# Developer
4 343 (10.08%) Architect
5 274 (8.05%) Senior Developer
6 256 (7.52%) Software Developer
7 251 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 213 (6.26%) Consultant
9 203 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
10 195 (5.73%) Azure Engineer
11 182 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 149 (4.38%) Software Engineer
13 140 (4.12%) Cloud Engineer
14 123 (3.62%) Support Engineer
15 121 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
16 116 (3.41%) Analyst
17 107 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 104 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
19 95 (2.79%) IT Engineer
20 92 (2.70%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,252 (36.80%) .NET
2 533 (15.67%) ASP.NET
3 437 (12.85%) HTML
4 412 (12.11%) AngularJS
5 394 (11.58%) CSS
6 373 (10.96%) .NET Core
7 348 (10.23%) .NET Framework
8 278 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 271 (7.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 255 (7.50%) Web Services
11 196 (5.76%) jQuery
12 195 (5.73%) Entity Framework
13 176 (5.17%) React
14 160 (4.70%) WCF
15 159 (4.67%) RESTful
16 157 (4.61%) REST
17 147 (4.32%) Node.js
18 122 (3.59%) JSON
19 111 (3.26%) HTML5
20 105 (3.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 246 (7.23%) Data Centre
2 147 (4.32%) Greenfield Project
3 145 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 115 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 93 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 93 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 80 (2.35%) Clustering
7 77 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 75 (2.20%) Mobile App
9 62 (1.82%) User Experience
10 58 (1.70%) Private Cloud
11 55 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
12 40 (1.18%) Replication
13 35 (1.03%) Cloud Native
14 32 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
15 31 (0.91%) Driving Licence
16 29 (0.85%) Algorithms
17 26 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
18 22 (0.65%) BYOD
18 22 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 868 (25.51%) Windows
2 441 (12.96%) Windows Server
3 416 (12.23%) Linux
4 157 (4.61%) Windows 10
5 145 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 139 (4.09%) Unix
7 78 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 76 (2.23%) Windows 7
9 42 (1.23%) Android
10 40 (1.18%) Windows 8
11 33 (0.97%) Apple iOS
12 32 (0.94%) Solaris
13 26 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 24 (0.71%) CentOS
15 23 (0.68%) VMS
16 13 (0.38%) Debian
17 10 (0.29%) Ubuntu
18 9 (0.26%) AIX
18 9 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
19 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,213 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
2 833 (24.49%) DevOps
3 600 (17.64%) MVC
4 401 (11.79%) Scrum
5 362 (10.64%) TDD
6 324 (9.52%) ITIL
7 320 (9.41%) Test Automation
8 294 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
9 266 (7.82%) Continuous Integration
10 265 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 260 (7.64%) Software Engineering
12 223 (6.55%) Microservices
13 213 (6.26%) Mentoring
14 211 (6.20%) Computer Science
15 209 (6.14%) Business Intelligence
16 200 (5.88%) SDLC
17 193 (5.67%) Migration
18 189 (5.56%) BDD
19 171 (5.03%) Configuration Management
20 165 (4.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1,326 (38.98%) C#
2 1,004 (29.51%) SQL
3 690 (20.28%) JavaScript
4 445 (13.08%) PowerShell
5 273 (8.02%) Python
6 244 (7.17%) Java
7 154 (4.53%) T-SQL
8 120 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 104 (3.06%) TypeScript
10 65 (1.91%) PHP
11 64 (1.88%) VB.NET
12 52 (1.53%) Ruby
13 42 (1.23%) C
14 40 (1.18%) C++
15 32 (0.94%) Go
16 24 (0.71%) ES6
17 21 (0.62%) PHP 5
18 20 (0.59%) Kotlin
18 20 (0.59%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 404 (11.88%) Degree
2 207 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 183 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 149 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
5 138 (4.06%) CCNA
6 130 (3.82%) MCSE
7 105 (3.09%) Security Cleared
8 85 (2.50%) CCNP
9 72 (2.12%) SC Cleared
10 43 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 42 (1.23%) CISSP
12 41 (1.21%) MCP
13 38 (1.12%) MCSA
14 32 (0.94%) MCITP
15 27 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (0.65%) ISTQB
17 19 (0.56%) CISM
18 15 (0.44%) AWS Certification
18 15 (0.44%) JNCIS
19 13 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.50%) SLA
2 134 (3.94%) QA
3 95 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 57 (1.68%) GDPR
5 41 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.79%) NIST
7 17 (0.50%) ISO 9001
7 17 (0.50%) NCSC
7 17 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 15 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (0.44%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.35%) GAMP
10 11 (0.32%) COBIT
11 7 (0.21%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (0.088%) PMO
14 1 (0.029%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.029%) DICOM
14 1 (0.029%) PMBOK
14 1 (0.029%) RMADS
System Software
1 514 (15.11%) Active Directory
2 350 (10.29%) Docker
3 304 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 201 (5.91%) Hyper-V
5 57 (1.68%) vSphere
6 54 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
7 39 (1.15%) Firmware
8 38 (1.12%) XenApp
9 35 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 30 (0.88%) vCloud
11 23 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
12 19 (0.56%) VMware NSX
13 15 (0.44%) LXC
13 15 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (0.38%) NFS
15 11 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 11 (0.32%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.26%) DFS Replication
17 6 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 228 (6.70%) Kubernetes
2 194 (5.70%) Ansible
3 153 (4.50%) Terraform
4 127 (3.73%) Puppet
5 110 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 110 (3.23%) SCCM
6 105 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 47 (1.38%) SCOM
8 31 (0.91%) Nagios
9 30 (0.88%) vCenter Server
10 28 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
10 28 (0.82%) Grafana
11 21 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
12 20 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (0.59%) WSUS
13 18 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
13 18 (0.53%) vRealize
14 16 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
14 16 (0.47%) Kibana
15 14 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1,554 (45.68%) Microsoft
2 455 (13.37%) VMware
3 296 (8.70%) Cisco
4 208 (6.11%) Google
5 163 (4.79%) Oracle
6 154 (4.53%) Citrix
7 98 (2.88%) HP
8 81 (2.38%) Dell
9 75 (2.20%) Meraki
10 73 (2.15%) CheckPoint
11 59 (1.73%) NetApp
12 56 (1.65%) Xamarin
13 55 (1.62%) ServiceNow
14 54 (1.59%) IBM
15 50 (1.47%) SolarWinds
16 47 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
17 46 (1.35%) Juniper
18 44 (1.29%) Splunk
19 39 (1.15%) EMC
19 39 (1.15%) Veeam