Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 35 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 +47 +148
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2,826 1,913 1,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 9.61% 6.57% 3.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.23% 37.99% 26.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,383 1,618 1,066
South East median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% -4.00% +10.19%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

Microsoft 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 6,113 5,035 4,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.79% 17.29% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,142 4,230 3,903
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the South East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the South East.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the South East

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the South East over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the South East

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the South East region over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 +21 1,261 £55,000 +10.00% 161
Berkshire +28 787 £57,500 +15.00% 75
Surrey +15 630 £55,000 +15.79% 74
Hampshire +10 600 £52,500 +5.00% 71
Buckinghamshire +50 260 £45,000 -6.25% 43
Oxfordshire -12 214 £55,000 - 43
West Sussex -13 120 £47,500 +5.56% 22
Kent +30 99 £40,000 - 31
East Sussex -7 95 £46,500 +5.68% 22
Middlesex 0 7 £85,000 - 1
Sussex -3 2 £30,000 -29.41% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £87,500 -
Isle of Wight - 1 £37,500 -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 1,299 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 1,201 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1,078 (38.15%) .NET
4 1,039 (36.77%) C#
5 988 (34.96%) Amazon AWS
6 893 (31.60%) SQL Server
7 815 (28.84%) SQL
8 750 (26.54%) Windows
9 575 (20.35%) Active Directory
10 555 (19.64%) JavaScript
11 538 (19.04%) AngularJS
12 528 (18.68%) MVC
13 505 (17.87%) VMware
14 498 (17.62%) DevOps
15 493 (17.45%) ASP.NET
16 471 (16.67%) Office 365
17 444 (15.71%) Windows Server
18 439 (15.53%) Linux
19 428 (15.15%) PowerShell
20 417 (14.76%) HTML
21 408 (14.44%) Scrum
22 381 (13.48%) CSS
23 356 (12.60%) Finance
24 330 (11.68%) Degree
25 329 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
26 326 (11.54%) Web Services
27 320 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
28 309 (10.93%) Software Engineering
29 306 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
30 304 (10.76%) TDD

Microsoft 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
1 148 (5.24%) SharePoint
2 128 (4.53%) IIS
3 102 (3.61%) MS Exchange
4 95 (3.36%) Elasticsearch
5 85 (3.01%) OpenStack
6 82 (2.90%) Apache
7 79 (2.80%) Confluence
8 58 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
9 48 (1.70%) WebLogic
10 47 (1.66%) JBoss
11 45 (1.59%) Skype for Business
12 43 (1.52%) Tomcat
13 36 (1.27%) Apache Spark
14 29 (1.03%) nginx
15 25 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (0.67%) NServiceBus
18 18 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
19 16 (0.57%) Apache Solr
19 16 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 113 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.071%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.035%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.035%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 52 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle ERP
3 6 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 5 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.18%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.14%) R3 Corda
5 4 (0.14%) Scribe Insight
5 4 (0.14%) TRIRIGA
6 3 (0.11%) Magento
7 2 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.071%) Maximo
7 2 (0.071%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.071%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 988 (34.96%) Amazon AWS
2 471 (16.67%) Office 365
3 268 (9.48%) SaaS
4 264 (9.34%) PaaS
5 244 (8.63%) IaaS
6 153 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
7 133 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 108 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
9 74 (2.62%) Serverless
10 72 (2.55%) GitHub
11 71 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
12 46 (1.63%) IBM Cloud
13 43 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
14 42 (1.49%) Azure Functions
15 34 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
16 31 (1.10%) OpenShift
17 29 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
18 26 (0.92%) Amazon S3
19 23 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
20 19 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 256 (9.06%) Firewall
2 173 (6.12%) DNS
3 137 (4.85%) DHCP
4 133 (4.71%) Network Security
5 105 (3.72%) WAN
6 88 (3.11%) VPN
7 79 (2.80%) LAN
7 79 (2.80%) TCP/IP
8 71 (2.51%) SAN
9 60 (2.12%) VLAN
10 56 (1.98%) Skype
11 53 (1.88%) Cisco ASA
12 52 (1.84%) Internet
13 46 (1.63%) VoIP
14 38 (1.34%) Wireless
15 30 (1.06%) WLAN
16 27 (0.96%) MPLS
17 17 (0.60%) IPsec
17 17 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
18 16 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (31.60%) SQL Server
2 152 (5.38%) NoSQL
3 150 (5.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 148 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 129 (4.56%) Power BI
6 120 (4.25%) MongoDB
7 116 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
8 98 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 95 (3.36%) Big Data
10 87 (3.08%) MySQL
11 83 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
12 77 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 75 (2.65%) RDBMS
14 63 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
15 60 (2.12%) Cosmos DB
16 53 (1.88%) Hadoop
16 53 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
17 49 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 43 (1.52%) Redis
19 41 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 243 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 208 (7.36%) Visual Studio
3 202 (7.15%) Jenkins
4 153 (5.41%) JIRA
5 152 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 125 (4.42%) TeamCity
7 90 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 70 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 67 (2.37%) Selenium
10 65 (2.30%) Vagrant
11 60 (2.12%) Subversion
12 48 (1.70%) NUnit
13 39 (1.38%) Maven
14 35 (1.24%) Cucumber
15 31 (1.10%) webpack
16 30 (1.06%) Bitbucket
17 29 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 25 (0.88%) SoapUI
19 23 (0.81%) JUnit
20 19 (0.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 356 (12.60%) Finance
2 97 (3.43%) Retail
3 65 (2.30%) Advertising
4 59 (2.09%) Games
5 58 (2.05%) Marketing
6 56 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.20%) Electronics
8 32 (1.13%) Legal
9 28 (0.99%) Banking
10 24 (0.85%) Publishing
11 22 (0.78%) Italian Language
12 21 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.57%) German Language
14 15 (0.53%) French Language
15 14 (0.50%) Automotive
15 14 (0.50%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.25%) Back Office
16 7 (0.25%) Law
17 6 (0.21%) Portuguese Language
18 4 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 941 (33.30%) Developer
2 468 (16.56%) .NET Developer
3 321 (11.36%) C# Developer
4 316 (11.18%) Architect
5 234 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 215 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
7 180 (6.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 168 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 162 (5.73%) Software Engineer
10 151 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
11 145 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
12 135 (4.78%) Software Developer
13 130 (4.60%) Consultant
14 129 (4.56%) Analyst
15 117 (4.14%) Support Engineer
16 116 (4.10%) Azure Engineer
17 106 (3.75%) Cloud Architect
18 102 (3.61%) .NET Software Developer
19 101 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
20 95 (3.36%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,078 (38.15%) .NET
2 538 (19.04%) AngularJS
3 493 (17.45%) ASP.NET
4 417 (14.76%) HTML
5 381 (13.48%) CSS
6 329 (11.64%) ASP.NET Web API
7 326 (11.54%) Web Services
8 299 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 254 (8.99%) .NET Framework
10 196 (6.94%) REST
11 194 (6.86%) HTML5
12 189 (6.69%) jQuery
13 181 (6.40%) WCF
14 179 (6.33%) RESTful
15 151 (5.34%) React
16 135 (4.78%) Entity Framework
17 131 (4.64%) Node.js
18 129 (4.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (4.46%) JSON
20 123 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 191 (6.76%) Data Centre
2 175 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 166 (5.87%) Public Cloud
4 136 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 130 (4.60%) User Experience
6 110 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
7 108 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
8 81 (2.87%) Management Information System
9 80 (2.83%) Private Cloud
10 78 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
11 59 (2.09%) Social Media
12 55 (1.95%) PKI
13 53 (1.88%) Algorithms
14 50 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
15 34 (1.20%) Mobile App
16 33 (1.17%) N-Tier
17 32 (1.13%) Fintech
18 28 (0.99%) PMI
19 26 (0.92%) NHS
20 23 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 750 (26.54%) Windows
2 444 (15.71%) Windows Server
3 439 (15.53%) Linux
4 192 (6.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 157 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 113 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 71 (2.51%) Unix
8 59 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 48 (1.70%) Android
10 44 (1.56%) Windows 7
11 38 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 34 (1.20%) CentOS
13 25 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 23 (0.81%) Windows 8
15 22 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
16 20 (0.71%) Debian
17 19 (0.67%) Solaris
18 12 (0.42%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.28%) AIX
20 5 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,201 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 528 (18.68%) MVC
3 498 (17.62%) DevOps
4 408 (14.44%) Scrum
5 309 (10.93%) Software Engineering
6 306 (10.83%) Continuous Integration
7 304 (10.76%) TDD
8 274 (9.70%) Microservices
9 266 (9.41%) ITIL
10 258 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 254 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
12 238 (8.42%) SDLC
13 233 (8.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 227 (8.03%) Migration
15 196 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
16 194 (6.86%) Continuous Delivery
17 189 (6.69%) OO
18 179 (6.33%) Project Management
19 176 (6.23%) Web Development
20 155 (5.48%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,039 (36.77%) C#
2 815 (28.84%) SQL
3 555 (19.64%) JavaScript
4 428 (15.15%) PowerShell
5 290 (10.26%) Java
6 270 (9.55%) Python
7 181 (6.40%) T-SQL
8 95 (3.36%) Ruby
9 90 (3.18%) Bash Shell
10 75 (2.65%) TypeScript
11 63 (2.23%) Go
12 61 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 52 (1.84%) PHP
14 50 (1.77%) C++
15 45 (1.59%) Perl
16 41 (1.45%) Java 8
16 41 (1.45%) Shell Script
17 39 (1.38%) F#
18 31 (1.10%) VBA
19 28 (0.99%) R
Qualifications
1 330 (11.68%) Degree
2 247 (8.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 170 (6.02%) MCSE
4 92 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 91 (3.22%) Cisco Certification
6 79 (2.80%) MCSA
7 77 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 70 (2.48%) CCNA
9 39 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 37 (1.31%) MCITP
11 35 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
11 35 (1.24%) MCP
12 34 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 30 (1.06%) PMI Certification
14 29 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
15 28 (0.99%) CISSP
16 23 (0.81%) CCNP
17 22 (0.78%) CISM
18 20 (0.71%) CCIE
19 16 (0.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (4.28%) QA
2 63 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (1.45%) SLA
4 32 (1.13%) Data Quality
5 29 (1.03%) GDPR
6 19 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
7 12 (0.42%) COBIT
7 12 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.14%) GPG13
9 3 (0.11%) HL7
9 3 (0.11%) PA-DSS
10 2 (0.071%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.071%) WCAG
11 1 (0.035%) GAMP
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.035%) PMO
System Software
1 575 (20.35%) Active Directory
2 320 (11.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 290 (10.26%) Hyper-V
4 269 (9.52%) Docker
5 82 (2.90%) vSphere
6 59 (2.09%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
8 27 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (0.64%) vCloud
10 17 (0.60%) LXC
10 17 (0.60%) VirtualBox
11 14 (0.50%) XenServer
12 13 (0.46%) NFS
13 12 (0.42%) HDFS
14 9 (0.32%) XenApp
15 8 (0.28%) KVM
16 7 (0.25%) VMware NSX
16 7 (0.25%) Xen
17 6 (0.21%) Firmware
17 6 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 193 (6.83%) Ansible
2 154 (5.45%) Kubernetes
3 144 (5.10%) Puppet
4 126 (4.46%) Opscode Chef
5 121 (4.28%) SCCM
6 90 (3.18%) Terraform
7 58 (2.05%) SCOM
8 44 (1.56%) vCenter Server
9 28 (0.99%) Kibana
9 28 (0.99%) Packer
10 24 (0.85%) Nagios
11 23 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
12 22 (0.78%) Grafana
13 17 (0.60%) Hadoop YARN
13 17 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
13 17 (0.60%) SCSM
13 17 (0.60%) SCVMM
14 16 (0.57%) Backup Exec
14 16 (0.57%) Graylog
14 16 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,299 (45.97%) Microsoft
2 505 (17.87%) VMware
3 229 (8.10%) Oracle
4 212 (7.50%) Google
5 198 (7.01%) Cisco
6 103 (3.64%) Citrix
7 88 (3.11%) HP
8 65 (2.30%) SAP
9 61 (2.16%) ServiceNow
10 59 (2.09%) Splunk
11 43 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 43 (1.52%) Dell
11 43 (1.52%) IBM
12 38 (1.34%) BMC
12 38 (1.34%) Red Hat
13 36 (1.27%) SolarWinds
14 34 (1.20%) New Relic
15 33 (1.17%) Juniper
15 33 (1.17%) Tableau
16 32 (1.13%) F5