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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / South East
Rank 43 98 180
Rank change year-on-year +55 +82  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 812 589 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 5.49% 3.06% 1.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.52% 26.17% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 710 520 249
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2108 2251 1634
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 14.24% 11.69% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1798 1946 1245
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +71 200 £45,000 -14.28% 14
Hampshire +43 163 £47,500 +11.76% 23
Berkshire +7 163 £47,500 -13.63% 20
Oxfordshire +18 98 £55,000 +22.22% 20
Buckinghamshire +56 68 £45,000 - 6
West Sussex +52 57 £50,000 -13.04% 4
Kent +35 42 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Sussex +23 17 £40,000 +45.45% 3
Isle of Wight - 3 £32,500 -
Sussex - 2 £65,000 - 1
Home Counties +3 1 £32,500 -70.45%
Middlesex +2 1 £57,500 -55.76% 1
Microsoft Azure
England

Microsoft Azure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 953 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 793 (48.06%) .NET
3 756 (45.82%) C#
4 632 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
5 606 (36.73%) SQL
6 584 (35.39%) Amazon AWS
7 531 (32.18%) SQL Server
8 497 (30.12%) Windows
9 445 (26.97%) MVC
10 440 (26.67%) ASP.NET
11 378 (22.91%) JavaScript
12 358 (21.70%) AngularJS
13 324 (19.64%) MS Excel
14 315 (19.09%) HTML
14 315 (19.09%) Active Directory
15 310 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
16 307 (18.61%) Office 365
17 301 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
18 280 (16.97%) Web Services
18 280 (16.97%) Windows Server
19 277 (16.79%) TDD
20 270 (16.36%) CSS
21 262 (15.88%) VMware
22 240 (14.55%) .NET Framework
23 229 (13.88%) PowerShell
24 204 (12.36%) Hyper-V
25 199 (12.06%) Degree
25 199 (12.06%) Scrum
26 190 (11.52%) Finance
27 177 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012

Microsoft Azure
Top Related 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 97 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.58%) Elasticsearch
3 82 (4.97%) Skype for Business
4 78 (4.73%) IIS
5 66 (4.00%) MS Exchange
6 54 (3.27%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (2.48%) OpenStack
8 38 (2.30%) CMS
9 33 (2.00%) NServiceBus
10 21 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (1.21%) Umbraco
12 16 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (0.73%) Apache Spark
14 11 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.55%) Apache
16 8 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.42%) Hubot
18 6 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 324 (19.64%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.67%) MS Office
3 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.61%) SAP CRM
3 5 (0.30%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP MDG
5 3 (0.18%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.061%) Magento
7 1 (0.061%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 584 (35.39%) Amazon AWS
2 307 (18.61%) Office 365
3 159 (9.64%) PaaS
4 130 (7.88%) IaaS
5 111 (6.73%) SaaS
6 79 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
7 53 (3.21%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
9 22 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (1.27%) SoftLayer
11 11 (0.67%) GitHub
11 11 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 8 (0.48%) Heroku
13 6 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.30%) iPaaS
15 4 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
16 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 131 (7.94%) DNS
2 114 (6.91%) Firewall
3 89 (5.39%) DHCP
4 68 (4.12%) SAN
5 65 (3.94%) WAN
6 63 (3.82%) LAN
6 63 (3.82%) TCP/IP
7 54 (3.27%) Skype
8 43 (2.61%) LDAP
9 42 (2.55%) Kerberos
10 41 (2.48%) Internet
11 39 (2.36%) VPN
12 36 (2.18%) Network Security
13 25 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
13 25 (1.52%) iSCSI
14 21 (1.27%) PBX
14 21 (1.27%) PSTN
15 18 (1.09%) FCoE
16 15 (0.91%) MPLS
17 14 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 531 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 115 (6.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 106 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 79 (4.79%) Big Data
5 73 (4.42%) NoSQL
6 64 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 60 (3.64%) Redis
8 59 (3.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 53 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 52 (3.15%) MySQL
11 49 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 47 (2.85%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (2.79%) Hadoop
13 46 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
14 45 (2.73%) Power BI
15 43 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 41 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
17 35 (2.12%) CouchDB
17 35 (2.12%) RavenDB
18 33 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 163 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 123 (7.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 115 (6.97%) TeamCity
4 75 (4.55%) Git (software)
5 54 (3.27%) NUnit
6 42 (2.55%) JIRA
7 37 (2.24%) Selenium
8 35 (2.12%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.64%) MSTest
10 26 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (1.33%) JSUnit
12 18 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.03%) Subversion
13 17 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (0.97%) Moq
15 15 (0.91%) Vagrant
16 12 (0.73%) Maven
16 12 (0.73%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.42%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.42%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 190 (11.52%) Finance
2 42 (2.55%) Banking
3 34 (2.06%) Publishing
4 32 (1.94%) Legal
5 29 (1.76%) Advertising
6 26 (1.58%) Retail
6 26 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.27%) Marketing
8 12 (0.73%) Electronics
9 11 (0.67%) Automotive
10 10 (0.61%) Games
11 6 (0.36%) German Language
11 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.30%) Back Office
12 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.24%) Local Government
14 3 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 3 (0.18%) French Language
14 3 (0.18%) Law
14 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 717 (43.45%) Developer
2 449 (27.21%) .NET Developer
3 282 (17.09%) C# Developer
4 212 (12.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 186 (11.27%) Architect
6 159 (9.64%) Senior Developer
7 127 (7.70%) Software Developer
8 96 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 94 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 90 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
11 88 (5.33%) Cloud Engineer
12 87 (5.27%) ASP.NET Developer
13 84 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 82 (4.97%) .NET Software Developer
15 76 (4.61%) Cloud Architect
16 73 (4.42%) Consultant
17 72 (4.36%) C# Software Developer
17 72 (4.36%) Support Engineer
18 71 (4.30%) Senior C# Developer
19 65 (3.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 793 (48.06%) .NET
2 440 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 358 (21.70%) AngularJS
4 315 (19.09%) HTML
5 310 (18.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 301 (18.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 280 (16.97%) Web Services
8 270 (16.36%) CSS
9 240 (14.55%) .NET Framework
10 157 (9.52%) Entity Framework
11 146 (8.85%) WCF
12 139 (8.42%) HTML5
13 135 (8.18%) jQuery
14 129 (7.82%) KnockoutJS
15 113 (6.85%) REST
16 109 (6.61%) Node.js
17 106 (6.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 103 (6.24%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 100 (6.06%) WPF
20 86 (5.21%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 113 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 84 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 78 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 68 (4.12%) User Experience
6 53 (3.21%) Blog
7 48 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 35 (2.12%) Mobile App
8 35 (2.12%) Private Cloud
9 34 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.94%) PKI
11 27 (1.64%) Clustering
12 26 (1.58%) Fintech
12 26 (1.58%) Virtual Team
13 21 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.15%) Internet of Things
15 17 (1.03%) Social Media
16 16 (0.97%) iPad
17 15 (0.91%) FlexPod
18 8 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 497 (30.12%) Windows
2 280 (16.97%) Windows Server
3 177 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 139 (8.42%) Linux
5 103 (6.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (2.73%) Windows 10
7 43 (2.61%) Windows 7
8 40 (2.42%) Mac OS X
9 35 (2.12%) Windows 8
10 30 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 28 (1.70%) Android
12 26 (1.58%) Unix
13 19 (1.15%) CentOS
14 15 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (0.73%) Debian
16 10 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
17 9 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.36%) VMS
19 3 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
19 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 445 (26.97%) MVC
3 277 (16.79%) TDD
4 199 (12.06%) Scrum
5 173 (10.48%) Unit Testing
6 169 (10.24%) DevOps
7 132 (8.00%) OO
8 129 (7.82%) ITIL
9 113 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
10 111 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
11 110 (6.67%) Software Engineering
12 102 (6.18%) Web Development
13 94 (5.70%) Presales
13 94 (5.70%) SOLID
14 87 (5.27%) BDD
15 86 (5.21%) Migration
16 82 (4.97%) SOA
17 80 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
18 78 (4.73%) Mentoring
19 76 (4.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 756 (45.82%) C#
2 606 (36.73%) SQL
3 378 (22.91%) JavaScript
4 229 (13.88%) PowerShell
5 131 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 124 (7.52%) Java
7 104 (6.30%) Ruby
8 94 (5.70%) Python
9 57 (3.45%) F#
10 49 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 44 (2.67%) TypeScript
12 36 (2.18%) C++
13 33 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 30 (1.82%) Perl
15 26 (1.58%) C
16 15 (0.91%) Scala
17 11 (0.67%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 10 (0.61%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.61%) R
18 10 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 199 (12.06%) Degree
2 96 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (4.18%) MCSE
4 48 (2.91%) Security Cleared
5 43 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (2.48%) SC Cleared
7 37 (2.24%) MCSA
8 26 (1.58%) CCNA
9 19 (1.15%) CCNP
10 11 (0.67%) ISEB
11 10 (0.61%) CCIE
11 10 (0.61%) ISTQB
12 9 (0.55%) MCP
13 8 (0.48%) CISSP
13 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.48%) VCDX
13 8 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.42%) MCSD
14 7 (0.42%) PhD
15 6 (0.36%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.76%) QA
2 53 (3.21%) SLA
3 22 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.85%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.55%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) GCP
7 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.061%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.061%) PMO
8 1 (0.061%) SDET
System Software
1 315 (19.09%) Active Directory
2 204 (12.36%) Hyper-V
3 163 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 92 (5.58%) Docker
5 43 (2.61%) vSphere
6 26 (1.58%) XenApp
7 22 (1.33%) vCloud
8 18 (1.09%) NFS
8 18 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
9 16 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (0.67%) XenServer
11 10 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (0.61%) Virtual Desktop
12 9 (0.55%) Firmware
13 8 (0.48%) DFS Replication
13 8 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (0.42%) KVM
14 7 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.42%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 97 (5.88%) Puppet
1 97 (5.88%) SCCM
2 93 (5.64%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (5.21%) SCOM
4 51 (3.09%) Kibana
5 50 (3.03%) WSUS
6 47 (2.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 41 (2.48%) Ansible
8 25 (1.52%) NetBackup
9 18 (1.09%) Nagios
10 15 (0.91%) Backup Exec
11 14 (0.85%) vRealize
12 13 (0.79%) Kubernetes
13 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.36%) Perfmon
15 5 (0.30%) EdgeSight
15 5 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
15 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
15 5 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 953 (57.76%) Microsoft
2 262 (15.88%) VMware
3 86 (5.21%) Citrix
4 80 (4.85%) Cisco
5 72 (4.36%) Oracle
6 63 (3.82%) Google
7 47 (2.85%) HP
8 45 (2.73%) NetApp
9 37 (2.24%) Tableau
10 35 (2.12%) EMC
11 32 (1.94%) SAP
12 23 (1.39%) Red Hat
13 21 (1.27%) SolarWinds
14 19 (1.15%) Brocade
15 18 (1.09%) 3PAR
16 17 (1.03%) Veeam
17 16 (0.97%) Juniper
18 15 (0.91%) Xamarin
19 12 (0.73%) Dell
19 12 (0.73%) Teradata
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Annual Bonus, Pension, Health care,
Posted: 8 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Beneifs
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum GBP 30 - 40k +Negotiable + Many bene
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bicester, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Pulborough, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
FPSG Connect
Salary: £60000 - £125000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus + Travel
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Genesis Associates (UK) Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Stepstone UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40k per annum plus superb ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus(10%), health, pension etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + training + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago