Period
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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 5 3 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Azure 4,141 3,057 2,618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 20.55% 22.55% 15.65%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.32% 56.16% 49.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,759 2,539 2,264
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,850 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.00% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 7,914 5,443 5,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.28% 40.14% 31.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,113 4,425 4,555
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,995 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.38% +2.61% +4.55%

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley 0 1,288 £57,500 +4.55% 198
Hampshire 0 1,136 £59,000 +7.27% 90
Surrey 0 868 £60,000 +9.09% 111
Berkshire 0 657 £62,500 +8.70% 110
Buckinghamshire +2 411 £52,500 - 47
Kent +3 290 £45,000 -10.00% 63
East Sussex -1 273 £54,000 +2.37% 27
Oxfordshire -9 220 £57,500 +15.00% 41
West Sussex -1 175 £60,000 - 25
Middlesex - 37 £55,000 - 2
Home Counties -4 15 £67,500 -25.00%
Sussex +2 6 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Isle of Wight - 2 £40,000 -
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,854 (44.77%) Agile
2 1,514 (36.56%) AWS
3 1,495 (36.10%) Microsoft
4 1,481 (35.76%) DevOps
5 1,280 (30.91%) C#
6 1,225 (29.58%) .NET
7 1,126 (27.19%) SQL
8 924 (22.31%) CI/CD
9 888 (21.44%) JavaScript
10 883 (21.32%) Social Skills
11 865 (20.89%) Finance
12 794 (19.17%) SQL Server
13 739 (17.85%) Microsoft 365
14 721 (17.41%) Windows
15 662 (15.99%) Docker
16 646 (15.60%) Python
17 631 (15.24%) Git (software)
18 597 (14.42%) HTML
19 574 (13.86%) Test Automation
20 563 (13.60%) Kubernetes
21 537 (12.97%) Degree
22 536 (12.94%) React
23 526 (12.70%) .NET Core
23 526 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
24 520 (12.56%) CSS
25 515 (12.44%) Full Stack Development
26 511 (12.34%) Active Directory
27 500 (12.07%) Microservices
28 491 (11.86%) Scrum
29 478 (11.54%) Analytics

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
1 217 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 113 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 90 (2.17%) IIS
4 84 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 76 (1.84%) MS Exchange
6 55 (1.33%) Umbraco
7 50 (1.21%) CMS
8 36 (0.87%) Apache
9 30 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
10 27 (0.65%) JBoss
11 26 (0.63%) GeoServer
11 26 (0.63%) WordPress
12 24 (0.58%) OpenStack
13 22 (0.53%) Confluence
14 21 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 13 (0.31%) Drupal
16 13 (0.31%) EPiServer
16 13 (0.31%) WebLogic
17 11 (0.27%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 99 (2.39%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.53%) Campfire
4 18 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.072%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.072%) FrameMaker
7 3 (0.072%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.024%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 15 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
3 11 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
4 7 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.14%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.072%) Adobe Campaign
6 3 (0.072%) Workday HCM
7 2 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.048%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.048%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.048%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 1 (0.024%) Cloudability
8 1 (0.024%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.024%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.024%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 1,514 (36.56%) AWS
2 739 (17.85%) Microsoft 365
3 460 (11.11%) SaaS
4 441 (10.65%) GCP
5 438 (10.58%) Power Platform
6 344 (8.31%) Serverless
7 324 (7.82%) PaaS
8 292 (7.05%) GitHub
9 233 (5.63%) Azure Data Factory
10 209 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
11 204 (4.93%) IaaS
12 135 (3.26%) Azure Service Bus
13 124 (2.99%) Azure Functions
14 105 (2.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 105 (2.54%) OpenShift
15 102 (2.46%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 92 (2.22%) Azure Monitor
17 87 (2.10%) Amazon Kinesis
18 84 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
19 81 (1.96%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 281 (6.79%) Firewall
2 162 (3.91%) DNS
3 134 (3.24%) DHCP
4 110 (2.66%) VPN
5 103 (2.49%) Internet
6 94 (2.27%) WAN
7 84 (2.03%) HTTP
8 73 (1.76%) LAN
9 70 (1.69%) SAN
10 68 (1.64%) VoIP
11 64 (1.55%) TCP/IP
12 57 (1.38%) Network Security
13 38 (0.92%) VLAN
14 37 (0.89%) SNMP
14 37 (0.89%) Wireless
15 31 (0.75%) SD-WAN
16 28 (0.68%) Broadband
16 28 (0.68%) Cisco IPT
16 28 (0.68%) PBX
17 26 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 794 (19.17%) SQL Server
2 345 (8.33%) Power BI
3 303 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 234 (5.65%) Relational Database
5 209 (5.05%) Data Warehouse
6 201 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 193 (4.66%) Data Lake
8 164 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 158 (3.82%) Big Data
10 146 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
11 119 (2.87%) Azure SQL Database
12 105 (2.54%) MySQL
13 98 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
14 71 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 68 (1.64%) Hadoop
16 54 (1.30%) Oracle Database
17 53 (1.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 52 (1.26%) Redis
19 46 (1.11%) RavenDB
20 45 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 631 (15.24%) Git (software)
2 295 (7.12%) Jenkins
3 216 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 165 (3.98%) JIRA
5 160 (3.86%) Selenium
6 115 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 114 (2.75%) SpecFlow
8 111 (2.68%) Maven
9 81 (1.96%) Artifactory
10 78 (1.88%) NUnit
11 71 (1.71%) Gradle
12 65 (1.57%) Subversion
13 49 (1.18%) TeamCity
14 43 (1.04%) GitLab
15 38 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
16 37 (0.89%) JMeter
16 37 (0.89%) JUnit
16 37 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
17 35 (0.85%) Mockito
17 35 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 883 (21.32%) Social Skills
2 865 (20.89%) Finance
3 358 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 177 (4.27%) Law
6 156 (3.77%) Retail
7 150 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 146 (3.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 144 (3.48%) Banking
10 143 (3.45%) Marketing
11 107 (2.58%) Organisational Skills
12 106 (2.56%) Legal
13 93 (2.25%) Public Sector
14 82 (1.98%) Presentation Skills
15 43 (1.04%) Electronics
16 37 (0.89%) Games
17 36 (0.87%) Local Government
17 36 (0.87%) Publishing
18 35 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
19 34 (0.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,131 (27.31%) Developer
2 340 (8.21%) Architect
3 310 (7.49%) Senior Developer
4 267 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 260 (6.28%) Software Developer
6 258 (6.23%) .NET Developer
7 255 (6.16%) DevOps Engineer
8 232 (5.60%) Analyst
9 225 (5.43%) C# Developer
10 208 (5.02%) Full Stack Developer
11 195 (4.71%) Cloud Engineer
12 175 (4.23%) Data Engineer
13 171 (4.13%) Azure Engineer
14 169 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
15 163 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 132 (3.19%) Support Engineer
17 123 (2.97%) Azure Developer
18 119 (2.87%) Consultant
19 114 (2.75%) Security Engineer
20 109 (2.63%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,225 (29.58%) .NET
2 597 (14.42%) HTML
3 536 (12.94%) React
4 526 (12.70%) .NET Core
5 520 (12.56%) CSS
6 456 (11.01%) ASP.NET
7 360 (8.69%) AngularJS
8 312 (7.53%) .NET Framework
9 228 (5.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 221 (5.34%) Node.js
11 215 (5.19%) RESTful
12 213 (5.14%) Kafka
13 191 (4.61%) JSON
14 184 (4.44%) REST
15 176 (4.25%) Entity Framework
16 164 (3.96%) jQuery
17 163 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
18 157 (3.79%) Web Services
19 147 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC
20 133 (3.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 220 (5.31%) Public Cloud
2 197 (4.76%) User Experience
3 159 (3.84%) Cloud Native
4 121 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 111 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
6 105 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
7 104 (2.51%) Life Science
8 98 (2.37%) Data Centre
9 95 (2.29%) Mobile App
10 94 (2.27%) Private Cloud
11 91 (2.20%) Management Information System
12 90 (2.17%) IoT
13 83 (2.00%) Data Structures
14 70 (1.69%) Algorithms
15 67 (1.62%) Renewable Energy
16 59 (1.42%) Virtual Team
17 55 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
18 54 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
19 36 (0.87%) Robotics
20 35 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 721 (17.41%) Windows
2 435 (10.50%) Windows Server
3 431 (10.41%) Linux
4 128 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 115 (2.78%) Unix
6 72 (1.74%) Windows Server 2019
7 61 (1.47%) Android
8 49 (1.18%) Ubuntu
9 41 (0.99%) Windows Server 2016
10 38 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (0.53%) VMS
14 21 (0.51%) Apple iOS
15 15 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
18 9 (0.22%) CentOS
19 6 (0.14%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,854 (44.77%) Agile
2 1,481 (35.76%) DevOps
3 924 (22.31%) CI/CD
4 574 (13.86%) Test Automation
5 526 (12.70%) Problem-Solving
6 515 (12.44%) Full Stack Development
7 500 (12.07%) Microservices
8 491 (11.86%) Scrum
9 478 (11.54%) Analytics
10 466 (11.25%) Computer Science
11 462 (11.16%) Mentoring
12 445 (10.75%) Software Engineering
13 396 (9.56%) Cybersecurity
14 395 (9.54%) Business Intelligence
15 379 (9.15%) TDD
16 364 (8.79%) SDLC
17 363 (8.77%) MVC
18 291 (7.03%) Risk Management
19 280 (6.76%) User Stories
20 264 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,280 (30.91%) C#
2 1,126 (27.19%) SQL
3 888 (21.44%) JavaScript
4 646 (15.60%) Python
5 453 (10.94%) Java
6 447 (10.79%) PowerShell
7 238 (5.75%) Bash
8 210 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 198 (4.78%) TypeScript
10 115 (2.78%) Perl
11 113 (2.73%) C
12 98 (2.37%) PHP
13 83 (2.00%) C++
14 68 (1.64%) Scala
15 64 (1.55%) Shell Script
16 57 (1.38%) Ruby
17 49 (1.18%) Kotlin
18 48 (1.16%) R
19 37 (0.89%) Go
20 28 (0.68%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 537 (12.97%) Degree
2 230 (5.55%) Security Cleared
3 162 (3.91%) SC Cleared
4 155 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 144 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 84 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (1.96%) CISSP
8 77 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
9 56 (1.35%) ISEB
10 47 (1.13%) OCP
10 47 (1.13%) Oracle Certification
11 46 (1.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 37 (0.89%) DV Cleared
13 33 (0.80%) CCNA
14 28 (0.68%) MCSE
15 23 (0.56%) CISM
15 23 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
16 18 (0.43%) CCSP
17 16 (0.39%) SANS
18 15 (0.36%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.10%) QA
2 112 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 102 (2.46%) GDPR
4 97 (2.34%) SLA
5 76 (1.84%) Data Quality
6 64 (1.55%) NIST
7 54 (1.30%) PCI DSS
8 37 (0.89%) GRC
9 35 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
10 19 (0.46%) NCSC
11 18 (0.43%) Accessibility
11 18 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 16 (0.39%) SOC 2
13 13 (0.31%) SOC 1
14 12 (0.29%) PMO
15 9 (0.22%) RMADS
16 8 (0.19%) HL7
17 7 (0.17%) NIST 800
18 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
19 4 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 662 (15.99%) Docker
2 511 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 233 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 72 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
6 54 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
7 45 (1.09%) vSphere
8 31 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (0.48%) KVM
10 15 (0.36%) Firmware
11 13 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
11 13 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
12 12 (0.29%) Xen
13 10 (0.24%) XenApp
14 9 (0.22%) HDFS
15 8 (0.19%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.17%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.12%) XenDesktop
18 3 (0.072%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 563 (13.60%) Kubernetes
2 344 (8.31%) Terraform
3 220 (5.31%) Ansible
4 117 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
5 103 (2.49%) SCCM
6 91 (2.20%) Puppet
7 78 (1.88%) Opscode Chef
8 62 (1.50%) Grafana
9 40 (0.97%) Prometheus
10 34 (0.82%) Kibana
11 29 (0.70%) SCOM
12 27 (0.65%) vCenter Server
13 26 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
14 25 (0.60%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 19 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
16 13 (0.31%) Data Guard
16 13 (0.31%) logstash
16 13 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 13 (0.31%) PowerCLI
16 13 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,495 (36.10%) Microsoft
2 382 (9.22%) VMware
3 282 (6.81%) Google
4 207 (5.00%) Databricks
5 134 (3.24%) Cisco
6 111 (2.68%) Oracle
7 98 (2.37%) Salesforce.com
8 78 (1.88%) Citrix
8 78 (1.88%) Veeam
9 60 (1.45%) Adobe
10 55 (1.33%) Apple
11 54 (1.30%) IBM
12 53 (1.28%) Dell
12 53 (1.28%) Informatica
12 53 (1.28%) MuleSoft
12 53 (1.28%) Splunk
13 46 (1.11%) Red Hat
14 45 (1.09%) SolarWinds
14 45 (1.09%) Sophos
15 42 (1.01%) HP