Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 41 109
Rank change year-on-year +16 +68 +115
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2,603 1,775 1,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 8.60% 6.04% 2.99%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.23% 38.50% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,123 1,577 995
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 6,314 4,610 4,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.87% 15.69% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5,227 3,928 3,986
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

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 June 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 June 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 +20 1,159 £55,000 +10.00% 150
Berkshire +26 710 £55,250 +7.80% 71
Hampshire +15 604 £50,000 +5.26% 82
Surrey +15 515 £52,500 +16.67% 66
Buckinghamshire +33 225 £45,000 -5.26% 35
Oxfordshire -10 224 £60,000 +9.09% 44
Kent +16 114 £45,000 +12.50% 24
West Sussex -14 106 £40,000 -20.00% 8
East Sussex -9 70 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Middlesex +21 10 £80,000 +39.13% 1
M4 Corridor - 2 £87,500 -
Isle of Wight -4 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Sussex -21 1 £32,500 -50.00%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 1,133 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 986 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 981 (37.69%) Amazon AWS
4 935 (35.92%) .NET
5 922 (35.42%) C#
6 850 (32.65%) SQL Server
7 794 (30.50%) SQL
8 736 (28.28%) Windows
9 523 (20.09%) MVC
10 511 (19.63%) Active Directory
11 510 (19.59%) ASP.NET
12 507 (19.48%) JavaScript
13 503 (19.32%) VMware
14 489 (18.79%) AngularJS
15 455 (17.48%) Windows Server
16 428 (16.44%) Office 365
16 428 (16.44%) HTML
17 401 (15.41%) Linux
18 400 (15.37%) CSS
19 394 (15.14%) DevOps
20 377 (14.48%) Scrum
21 372 (14.29%) PowerShell
22 327 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
23 313 (12.02%) Finance
24 300 (11.53%) Firewall
25 293 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
26 290 (11.14%) ITIL
27 288 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
28 284 (10.91%) TDD
29 277 (10.64%) Web Services

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
1 155 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 138 (5.30%) MS Exchange
3 97 (3.73%) OpenStack
4 93 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
5 86 (3.30%) IIS
6 56 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
7 55 (2.11%) Confluence
8 45 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
9 44 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
10 42 (1.61%) Apache
11 36 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
12 32 (1.23%) Skype for Business
13 31 (1.19%) WebLogic
14 30 (1.15%) JBoss
15 28 (1.08%) NServiceBus
15 28 (1.08%) Tomcat
16 15 (0.58%) Apache Spark
16 15 (0.58%) Drupal
17 13 (0.50%) CMS
18 12 (0.46%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 118 (4.53%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 31 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 8 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 5 (0.19%) Elite 3E
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
7 4 (0.15%) TRIRIGA
8 2 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.038%) Magento
9 1 (0.038%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.038%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 981 (37.69%) Amazon AWS
2 428 (16.44%) Office 365
3 223 (8.57%) IaaS
4 198 (7.61%) SaaS
5 184 (7.07%) PaaS
6 142 (5.46%) Google Cloud Platform
7 88 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 85 (3.27%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (2.54%) IBM Cloud
10 57 (2.19%) Serverless
11 46 (1.77%) GitHub
12 44 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
13 36 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
14 33 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (1.08%) OpenShift
16 25 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
17 24 (0.92%) Amazon S3
18 22 (0.85%) OneDrive
19 16 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
19 16 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 300 (11.53%) Firewall
2 174 (6.68%) WAN
3 140 (5.38%) LAN
4 138 (5.30%) DNS
5 119 (4.57%) VPN
6 113 (4.34%) Network Security
7 101 (3.88%) DHCP
8 74 (2.84%) SAN
9 65 (2.50%) VLAN
10 61 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
11 53 (2.04%) WLAN
12 46 (1.77%) VoIP
13 42 (1.61%) TCP/IP
14 41 (1.58%) MPLS
15 33 (1.27%) Internet
16 30 (1.15%) DMZ
16 30 (1.15%) Skype
17 26 (1.00%) NetScaler
18 24 (0.92%) Intrusion Detection
18 24 (0.92%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 850 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 187 (7.18%) MongoDB
3 160 (6.15%) NoSQL
4 142 (5.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 138 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 130 (4.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 112 (4.30%) Power BI
8 108 (4.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 103 (3.96%) Relational Database
10 96 (3.69%) Big Data
11 92 (3.53%) MySQL
12 64 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 60 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
14 59 (2.27%) RavenDB
14 59 (2.27%) RDBMS
15 53 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
15 53 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
16 50 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
17 47 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
18 46 (1.77%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 198 (7.61%) Jenkins
2 183 (7.03%) Git (software)
3 155 (5.95%) Visual Studio
4 141 (5.42%) JIRA
5 117 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 102 (3.92%) TeamCity
7 76 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 54 (2.07%) Selenium
9 47 (1.81%) Vagrant
10 39 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
11 31 (1.19%) NUnit
12 30 (1.15%) Subversion
13 25 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 25 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 24 (0.92%) SoapUI
15 23 (0.88%) JUnit
15 23 (0.88%) Maven
16 22 (0.85%) Bitbucket
17 16 (0.61%) Hudson
18 15 (0.58%) ReSharper
General
1 313 (12.02%) Finance
2 65 (2.50%) Retail
3 63 (2.42%) Advertising
4 61 (2.34%) Publishing
5 53 (2.04%) Marketing
6 46 (1.77%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.08%) Italian Language
8 26 (1.00%) Banking
9 24 (0.92%) Games
10 23 (0.88%) German Language
11 19 (0.73%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.69%) French Language
12 18 (0.69%) Legal
13 17 (0.65%) Electronics
13 17 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 8 (0.31%) Automotive
15 7 (0.27%) Portuguese Language
16 5 (0.19%) Dutch Language
16 5 (0.19%) Law
16 5 (0.19%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 850 (32.65%) Developer
2 458 (17.60%) .NET Developer
3 322 (12.37%) Architect
4 308 (11.83%) C# Developer
5 228 (8.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 188 (7.22%) Software Developer
7 155 (5.95%) DevOps Engineer
8 147 (5.65%) Senior Developer
9 143 (5.49%) Consultant
10 141 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
11 138 (5.30%) .NET Software Developer
12 132 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 128 (4.92%) Analyst
14 127 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
15 126 (4.84%) Software Engineer
16 121 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
17 116 (4.46%) Cloud Architect
18 107 (4.11%) Support Engineer
19 98 (3.76%) ASP.NET Developer
20 89 (3.42%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 935 (35.92%) .NET
2 510 (19.59%) ASP.NET
3 489 (18.79%) AngularJS
4 428 (16.44%) HTML
5 400 (15.37%) CSS
6 327 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 288 (11.06%) ASP.NET Web API
8 277 (10.64%) Web Services
9 256 (9.83%) .NET Framework
10 214 (8.22%) HTML5
11 177 (6.80%) jQuery
12 163 (6.26%) RESTful
13 153 (5.88%) REST
14 144 (5.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 136 (5.22%) WCF
16 130 (4.99%) Middleware
17 126 (4.84%) Entity Framework
18 124 (4.76%) SOAP
19 121 (4.65%) React
20 115 (4.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 160 (6.15%) Data Centre
2 136 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 117 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 97 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
6 89 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 83 (3.19%) User Experience
8 82 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
9 78 (3.00%) Self-Motivation
10 71 (2.73%) Hybrid Cloud
11 44 (1.69%) Fintech
12 33 (1.27%) Clustering
13 29 (1.11%) PKI
14 28 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 26 (1.00%) Driving Licence
16 23 (0.88%) N-Tier
16 23 (0.88%) Replication
17 21 (0.81%) Mainframe
17 21 (0.81%) Smartphone
18 20 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 736 (28.28%) Windows
2 455 (17.48%) Windows Server
3 401 (15.41%) Linux
4 146 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (4.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (2.92%) Windows 10
7 75 (2.88%) Unix
8 51 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 43 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 37 (1.42%) Ubuntu
11 33 (1.27%) Android
12 29 (1.11%) CentOS
13 24 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.77%) Apple iOS
15 19 (0.73%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.58%) Solaris
17 14 (0.54%) Debian
18 11 (0.42%) DC/OS
19 7 (0.27%) Mac OS X
20 6 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 986 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
2 523 (20.09%) MVC
3 394 (15.14%) DevOps
4 377 (14.48%) Scrum
5 290 (11.14%) ITIL
6 284 (10.91%) TDD
7 254 (9.76%) Test Automation
8 248 (9.53%) Software Engineering
9 237 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
10 234 (8.99%) Migration
11 231 (8.87%) Continuous Integration
12 216 (8.30%) Microservices
13 207 (7.95%) SDLC
14 161 (6.19%) Project Management
15 159 (6.11%) Analytics
16 158 (6.07%) Business Intelligence
17 144 (5.53%) Web Development
18 136 (5.22%) Presales
19 134 (5.15%) Continuous Delivery
19 134 (5.15%) OO
Programming Languages
1 922 (35.42%) C#
2 794 (30.50%) SQL
3 507 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 372 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 256 (9.83%) Python
6 229 (8.80%) Java
7 191 (7.34%) T-SQL
8 88 (3.38%) Ruby
9 77 (2.96%) VB.NET
10 71 (2.73%) TypeScript
11 70 (2.69%) Bash Shell
12 64 (2.46%) PHP
13 47 (1.81%) Go
14 41 (1.58%) Perl
15 39 (1.50%) F#
16 38 (1.46%) VBA
17 37 (1.42%) C++
18 28 (1.08%) R
19 27 (1.04%) Java 8
20 21 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 240 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 225 (8.64%) Degree
3 156 (5.99%) MCSE
4 98 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
5 79 (3.03%) MCSA
6 75 (2.88%) CCNA
7 59 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 49 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 48 (1.84%) CCIE
10 42 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 39 (1.50%) CCNP
12 38 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
13 29 (1.11%) MCITP
14 28 (1.08%) CISSP
14 28 (1.08%) SC Cleared
15 27 (1.04%) MCP
16 23 (0.88%) CISM
17 21 (0.81%) PMI Certification
18 20 (0.77%) MCSD
19 19 (0.73%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.80%) QA
2 71 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (1.38%) SLA
4 29 (1.11%) GDPR
5 27 (1.04%) GCP
6 23 (0.88%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.61%) COBIT
8 14 (0.54%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.31%) PMO
11 6 (0.23%) GAMP
11 6 (0.23%) GPG13
12 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.12%) HL7
14 2 (0.077%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.038%) ISO 22301
15 1 (0.038%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 511 (19.63%) Active Directory
2 293 (11.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 270 (10.37%) Hyper-V
4 241 (9.26%) Docker
5 67 (2.57%) vSphere
6 53 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
7 42 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (1.15%) VMware NSX
9 28 (1.08%) vCloud
10 25 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (0.73%) NFS
12 16 (0.61%) XenApp
13 13 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 12 (0.46%) HDFS
15 11 (0.42%) VirtualBox
16 9 (0.35%) Terminal Services
17 6 (0.23%) LXC
17 6 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
18 5 (0.19%) Firmware
18 5 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 171 (6.57%) Puppet
2 169 (6.49%) Ansible
3 109 (4.19%) Opscode Chef
4 105 (4.03%) SCCM
5 104 (4.00%) Kubernetes
6 78 (3.00%) Terraform
7 42 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 42 (1.61%) Kibana
8 40 (1.54%) Packer
9 36 (1.38%) Docker Swarm
10 35 (1.34%) vCenter Server
11 31 (1.19%) SCOM
12 27 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
13 23 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 22 (0.85%) WSUS
15 16 (0.61%) logstash
15 16 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
16 15 (0.58%) FortiGate
16 15 (0.58%) Nagios
17 13 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 1,133 (43.53%) Microsoft
2 503 (19.32%) VMware
3 272 (10.45%) Oracle
4 239 (9.18%) Cisco
5 216 (8.30%) Google
6 154 (5.92%) Citrix
7 99 (3.80%) HP
8 74 (2.84%) IBM
9 66 (2.54%) CheckPoint
10 55 (2.11%) F5
10 55 (2.11%) SolarWinds
11 48 (1.84%) Splunk
12 44 (1.69%) Dell
12 44 (1.69%) Xamarin
13 42 (1.61%) Zscaler
14 38 (1.46%) Veeam
15 34 (1.31%) Red Hat
15 34 (1.31%) TOWER Software
16 33 (1.27%) NetApp
17 32 (1.23%) Symantec