Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 9 18 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 +16
Permanent jobs citing Azure 3,201 3,030 2,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.26% 11.33% 7.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.63% 47.89% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,776 2,520 1,914
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +7.48% +3.88%

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 6,864 6,327 6,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.57% 23.67% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,818 5,275 5,418
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 February 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 23 February 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 +3 984 £55,000 - 226
Hampshire +9 855 £47,500 -9.52% 136
Surrey +9 686 £57,500 +9.52% 180
Berkshire 0 577 £60,000 +4.35% 97
West Sussex +9 286 £57,500 +9.52% 49
Buckinghamshire +3 256 £50,000 +2.04% 48
East Sussex +22 254 £50,000 - 29
Oxfordshire +11 151 £55,000 - 81
Kent -4 84 £51,500 +14.44% 31
Sussex +9 15 £65,000 - 1
Middlesex -2 2 £100,000 +42.86% 1
Home Counties -1 1 £65,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 1,399 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 1,256 (39.24%) C#
3 1,175 (36.71%) .NET
4 1,159 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
5 1,002 (31.30%) AWS
6 992 (30.99%) SQL
7 898 (28.05%) SQL Server
8 798 (24.93%) Windows
9 786 (24.55%) DevOps
10 701 (21.90%) JavaScript
11 606 (18.93%) MVC
12 560 (17.49%) Office 365
13 515 (16.09%) ASP.NET
14 499 (15.59%) Active Directory
15 464 (14.50%) HTML
16 442 (13.81%) Finance
17 440 (13.75%) CSS
18 434 (13.56%) Windows Server
19 428 (13.37%) PowerShell
20 420 (13.12%) AngularJS
21 417 (13.03%) Scrum
22 405 (12.65%) VMware
23 404 (12.62%) .NET Core
24 389 (12.15%) Linux
25 354 (11.06%) Git (software)
26 340 (10.62%) TDD
27 331 (10.34%) .NET Framework
28 322 (10.06%) Degree
29 317 (9.90%) SaaS
30 303 (9.47%) PaaS

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
1 177 (5.53%) SharePoint
2 118 (3.69%) IIS
3 93 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 83 (2.59%) Confluence
5 42 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
5 42 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
6 41 (1.28%) Skype for Business
7 39 (1.22%) Apache
8 35 (1.09%) Apache Spark
9 31 (0.97%) CMS
10 23 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 20 (0.62%) Tomcat
12 18 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 13 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.34%) CICS
15 10 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 10 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.28%) Umbraco
17 8 (0.25%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 88 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.12%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.12%) Camtasia
6 4 (0.12%) InVision
6 4 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.062%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 73 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.12%) CA PPM
6 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.062%) Dynamics GP
8 2 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.062%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.031%) SAP IBP
9 1 (0.031%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,002 (31.30%) AWS
2 560 (17.49%) Office 365
3 317 (9.90%) SaaS
4 303 (9.47%) PaaS
5 235 (7.34%) IaaS
6 204 (6.37%) Azure Active Directory
7 181 (5.65%) GCP
8 143 (4.47%) Power Platform
9 79 (2.47%) GitHub
10 76 (2.37%) Serverless
11 67 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
12 66 (2.06%) Dynamics 365
13 45 (1.41%) Azure Functions
14 36 (1.12%) Azure Data Factory
15 33 (1.03%) OneDrive
16 28 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
17 27 (0.84%) Slack
18 21 (0.66%) PowerApps
19 20 (0.62%) Akamai
19 20 (0.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 285 (8.90%) Firewall
2 165 (5.15%) DNS
3 128 (4.00%) WAN
4 120 (3.75%) Network Security
5 119 (3.72%) LAN
6 116 (3.62%) DHCP
7 115 (3.59%) TCP/IP
8 105 (3.28%) VPN
9 73 (2.28%) SAN
10 67 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (1.91%) Internet
12 55 (1.72%) VoIP
13 53 (1.66%) Skype
14 44 (1.37%) Wireless
15 41 (1.28%) BGP
16 40 (1.25%) OSPF
17 39 (1.22%) HTTP
18 35 (1.09%) MPLS
19 33 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
20 32 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 898 (28.05%) SQL Server
2 180 (5.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 124 (3.87%) Power BI
4 123 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 117 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 106 (3.31%) NoSQL
7 88 (2.75%) Relational Database
8 76 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 73 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
10 71 (2.22%) Big Data
11 60 (1.87%) MySQL
12 55 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
13 52 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
14 50 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
15 47 (1.47%) Redis
16 43 (1.34%) Data Lake
17 36 (1.12%) Hadoop
18 35 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (0.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 30 (0.94%) DB2
Development Applications
1 354 (11.06%) Git (software)
2 187 (5.84%) Visual Studio
3 182 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 139 (4.34%) JIRA
5 118 (3.69%) Selenium
6 106 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
7 95 (2.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 93 (2.91%) SpecFlow
9 82 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 75 (2.34%) NUnit
11 68 (2.12%) TeamCity
12 55 (1.72%) StyleCop
13 40 (1.25%) Cucumber
14 38 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 35 (1.09%) JMeter
16 34 (1.06%) Subversion
17 33 (1.03%) Postman
18 30 (0.94%) webpack
19 28 (0.87%) gulp
20 26 (0.81%) Bitbucket
General
1 442 (13.81%) Finance
2 129 (4.03%) Retail
3 70 (2.19%) Automotive
3 70 (2.19%) Marketing
4 58 (1.81%) Public Sector
5 37 (1.16%) Games
6 29 (0.91%) Banking
7 28 (0.87%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 22 (0.69%) Aerospace
9 22 (0.69%) Military
10 17 (0.53%) Legal
11 14 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (0.37%) Law
13 11 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.25%) Publishing
15 6 (0.19%) Advertising
15 6 (0.19%) Police
16 5 (0.16%) Billing
16 5 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,129 (35.27%) Developer
2 545 (17.03%) .NET Developer
3 358 (11.18%) C# Developer
4 320 (10.00%) Architect
5 267 (8.34%) Senior Developer
6 252 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 243 (7.59%) Software Developer
8 203 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 173 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
10 162 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
11 160 (5.00%) Consultant
12 119 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
13 113 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
14 111 (3.47%) Analyst
15 110 (3.44%) IT Engineer
15 110 (3.44%) Support Engineer
16 104 (3.25%) Software Engineer
17 100 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
18 93 (2.91%) Cloud Engineer
19 92 (2.87%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,175 (36.71%) .NET
2 515 (16.09%) ASP.NET
3 464 (14.50%) HTML
4 440 (13.75%) CSS
5 420 (13.12%) AngularJS
6 404 (12.62%) .NET Core
7 331 (10.34%) .NET Framework
8 279 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 267 (8.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 243 (7.59%) Web Services
11 207 (6.47%) Entity Framework
12 195 (6.09%) jQuery
13 166 (5.19%) React
14 152 (4.75%) REST
15 150 (4.69%) RESTful
16 134 (4.19%) HTML5
17 122 (3.81%) JSON
17 122 (3.81%) WCF
18 119 (3.72%) Node.js
19 98 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 243 (7.59%) Data Centre
2 129 (4.03%) Public Cloud
3 116 (3.62%) Greenfield Project
4 100 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
5 95 (2.97%) Clustering
6 90 (2.81%) User Experience
7 84 (2.62%) Mobile App
8 82 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 79 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
10 70 (2.19%) Private Cloud
11 67 (2.09%) Management Information System
12 55 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
13 37 (1.16%) Replication
14 31 (0.97%) Driving Licence
15 27 (0.84%) Cloud Native
16 25 (0.78%) Algorithms
16 25 (0.78%) Mainframe
17 22 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
18 21 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
19 20 (0.62%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 798 (24.93%) Windows
2 434 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 389 (12.15%) Linux
4 142 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 127 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (2.84%) Unix
7 58 (1.81%) Windows 7
8 51 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 43 (1.34%) Android
10 32 (1.00%) Windows 8
11 30 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 25 (0.78%) Solaris
13 22 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 21 (0.66%) VMS
15 14 (0.44%) Debian
16 10 (0.31%) CentOS
16 10 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 8 (0.25%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.094%) AIX
18 3 (0.094%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,159 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (24.55%) DevOps
3 606 (18.93%) MVC
4 417 (13.03%) Scrum
5 340 (10.62%) TDD
6 284 (8.87%) ITIL
6 284 (8.87%) Test Automation
7 259 (8.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 258 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
9 239 (7.47%) Software Engineering
10 231 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
11 219 (6.84%) Migration
12 205 (6.40%) Mentoring
13 184 (5.75%) SDLC
14 182 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
15 176 (5.50%) BDD
16 155 (4.84%) Microservices
17 154 (4.81%) Analytics
18 153 (4.78%) Web Development
19 149 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,256 (39.24%) C#
2 992 (30.99%) SQL
3 701 (21.90%) JavaScript
4 428 (13.37%) PowerShell
5 291 (9.09%) Python
6 194 (6.06%) Java
7 145 (4.53%) TypeScript
8 140 (4.37%) T-SQL
9 122 (3.81%) Bash Shell
10 65 (2.03%) PHP
11 53 (1.66%) Ruby
12 45 (1.41%) C
13 40 (1.25%) VB.NET
14 29 (0.91%) Go
15 23 (0.72%) VB
16 22 (0.69%) Perl
17 21 (0.66%) R
18 19 (0.59%) PHP 7
18 19 (0.59%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 322 (10.06%) Degree
2 197 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (3.87%) Security Cleared
5 114 (3.56%) CCNA
6 108 (3.37%) MCSE
7 95 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 94 (2.94%) SC Cleared
9 62 (1.94%) CCNP
10 53 (1.66%) MCSA
11 49 (1.53%) CISSP
12 45 (1.41%) MCP
13 24 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (0.72%) CISM
14 23 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (0.69%) ISTQB
16 19 (0.59%) JNCIS
16 19 (0.59%) MCITP
17 18 (0.56%) DV Cleared
18 15 (0.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 156 (4.87%) SLA
2 154 (4.81%) QA
3 90 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (1.25%) GDPR
5 36 (1.12%) PCI DSS
6 28 (0.87%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.56%) NIST
9 12 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
10 11 (0.34%) JSP 440
11 10 (0.31%) Data Quality
12 7 (0.22%) NCSC
13 6 (0.19%) GAMP
14 4 (0.12%) COBIT
14 4 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.12%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.12%) WCAG
15 3 (0.094%) ISO 14001
15 3 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 499 (15.59%) Active Directory
2 294 (9.18%) Docker
3 248 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 165 (5.15%) Hyper-V
5 55 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
6 40 (1.25%) Firmware
6 40 (1.25%) vSphere
7 35 (1.09%) XenApp
8 32 (1.00%) XenDesktop
9 27 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
11 15 (0.47%) VMware NSX
12 14 (0.44%) DFS Replication
13 13 (0.41%) Terminal Services
14 11 (0.34%) ACF2
14 11 (0.34%) RACF
14 11 (0.34%) vCloud
15 10 (0.31%) NFS
16 7 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 204 (6.37%) Kubernetes
2 159 (4.97%) Ansible
3 129 (4.03%) Terraform
4 125 (3.91%) SCCM
5 103 (3.22%) Puppet
6 92 (2.87%) Microsoft Intune
7 77 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (1.69%) SCOM
9 32 (1.00%) WSUS
10 28 (0.87%) Grafana
11 23 (0.72%) Nagios
12 20 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (0.50%) Backup Exec
13 16 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
14 13 (0.41%) NetBackup
14 13 (0.41%) vCenter Server
15 12 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
15 12 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
15 12 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
16 11 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 1,399 (43.71%) Microsoft
2 405 (12.65%) VMware
3 277 (8.65%) Cisco
4 163 (5.09%) Google
5 133 (4.15%) Citrix
6 123 (3.84%) Oracle
7 94 (2.94%) HP
8 90 (2.81%) Meraki
9 81 (2.53%) IBM
10 75 (2.34%) Xamarin
11 62 (1.94%) CheckPoint
12 61 (1.91%) Dell
13 55 (1.72%) SolarWinds
14 53 (1.66%) Juniper
14 53 (1.66%) Palo Alto
15 50 (1.56%) Splunk
16 48 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
17 47 (1.47%) ServiceNow
18 42 (1.31%) Veeam
19 37 (1.16%) NetApp