Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 65 194
Rank change year-on-year +33 +129 +82
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2085 1455 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.76% 4.16% 1.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.64% 31.58% 17.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 1297 679
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 5691 4607 4154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.45% 13.18% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4734 3887 3375
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +27 790 £50,000 -9.09% 53
Hampshire +35 490 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Surrey +11 465 £52,500 +10.53% 29
Berkshire +26 404 £52,500 -4.55% 18
Oxfordshire +23 232 £57,500 +9.52% 24
Buckinghamshire +39 159 £50,000 -4.76% 11
West Sussex +65 153 £41,500 -20.95% 6
Kent +39 73 £45,000 -18.18% 5
East Sussex +16 71 £44,000 -7.37% 1
Middlesex +18 15 - -
Sussex - 4 £53,750 -
Home Counties +11 2 £47,500 -32.14%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1034 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 840 (40.29%) .NET
3 805 (38.61%) C#
4 752 (36.07%) Amazon AWS
5 725 (34.77%) SQL
6 685 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
7 667 (31.99%) SQL Server
8 650 (31.18%) Windows
9 599 (28.73%) JavaScript
10 539 (25.85%) MVC
11 517 (24.80%) ASP.NET
12 446 (21.39%) HTML
13 434 (20.82%) CSS
14 408 (19.57%) Active Directory
15 391 (18.75%) VMware
16 390 (18.71%) AngularJS
17 388 (18.61%) Office 365
18 380 (18.23%) Windows Server
19 327 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
20 316 (15.16%) ASP.NET Web API
21 290 (13.91%) Hyper-V
22 282 (13.53%) Python
23 278 (13.33%) Linux
24 272 (13.05%) Finance
25 269 (12.90%) Java
26 267 (12.81%) PowerShell
27 252 (12.09%) .NET Framework
28 245 (11.75%) Web Services
29 238 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
30 235 (11.27%) Scrum

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
1 162 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 131 (6.28%) SharePoint
3 115 (5.52%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (4.27%) IIS
5 68 (3.26%) Skype for Business
6 51 (2.45%) CMS
7 44 (2.11%) OpenStack
8 41 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 39 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
10 38 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
11 36 (1.73%) Apache Spark
12 31 (1.49%) Umbraco
13 30 (1.44%) Apache
14 25 (1.20%) Confluence
14 25 (1.20%) Tomcat
15 19 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
16 16 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
18 10 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 99 (4.75%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.19%) InVision
6 4 (0.19%) Mathematica
6 4 (0.19%) SPSS
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.048%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 60 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.19%) nopCommerce
3 4 (0.19%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.096%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.096%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (0.096%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.048%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.048%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.048%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.048%) Summit
6 1 (0.048%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 752 (36.07%) Amazon AWS
2 388 (18.61%) Office 365
3 175 (8.39%) IaaS
4 155 (7.43%) PaaS
5 125 (6.00%) SaaS
6 70 (3.36%) Cloud Computing
7 66 (3.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 57 (2.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 49 (2.35%) GitHub
10 30 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 22 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (0.91%) Azure Machine Learning
13 18 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
14 17 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 16 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.62%) Mimecast
17 11 (0.53%) Serverless
18 8 (0.38%) Datadog
18 8 (0.38%) Yammer
19 7 (0.34%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 216 (10.36%) Firewall
2 128 (6.14%) DNS
3 113 (5.42%) WAN
4 102 (4.89%) VPN
5 79 (3.79%) Network Security
6 74 (3.55%) LAN
6 74 (3.55%) TCP/IP
7 73 (3.50%) Internet
8 69 (3.31%) SAN
9 67 (3.21%) Skype
10 66 (3.17%) DHCP
11 43 (2.06%) BGP
12 40 (1.92%) VLAN
13 32 (1.53%) IPsec
14 31 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
15 30 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (1.39%) OSPF
17 27 (1.29%) VoIP
18 25 (1.20%) Ethernet
19 24 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 667 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 139 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 132 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 118 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 117 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 95 (4.56%) Power BI
8 93 (4.46%) Big Data
9 83 (3.98%) Relational Database
10 78 (3.74%) SQL Server 2016
11 70 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
12 64 (3.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 59 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
14 53 (2.54%) Hadoop
15 52 (2.49%) RDBMS
16 50 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
17 47 (2.25%) MySQL
18 44 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
19 37 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
20 32 (1.53%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 126 (6.04%) Visual Studio
2 118 (5.66%) Git (software)
3 116 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 104 (4.99%) TeamCity
5 81 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 62 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
7 56 (2.69%) JIRA
8 37 (1.77%) Selenium
8 37 (1.77%) Visual Studio Team System
9 35 (1.68%) Maven
10 34 (1.63%) Subversion
11 30 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (1.06%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.06%) NUnit
13 21 (1.01%) JUnit
14 16 (0.77%) LINQPad
14 16 (0.77%) SoapUI
15 14 (0.67%) Hudson
16 12 (0.58%) Gradle
17 11 (0.53%) Ant
General
1 272 (13.05%) Finance
2 81 (3.88%) Marketing
3 69 (3.31%) Retail
4 68 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 63 (3.02%) Advertising
6 54 (2.59%) Electronics
7 46 (2.21%) Manufacturing
8 44 (2.11%) Games
9 23 (1.10%) Banking
9 23 (1.10%) Legal
10 18 (0.86%) Publishing
11 10 (0.48%) Back Office
11 10 (0.48%) Law
11 10 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.38%) Automotive
13 5 (0.24%) Swedish Language
14 4 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.19%) Billing
14 4 (0.19%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.19%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 798 (38.27%) Developer
2 480 (23.02%) .NET Developer
3 298 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 243 (11.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 237 (11.37%) Architect
6 186 (8.92%) Senior Developer
7 161 (7.72%) ASP.NET Developer
8 140 (6.71%) Support Engineer
9 139 (6.67%) Software Developer
10 134 (6.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 132 (6.33%) Consultant
12 125 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 117 (5.61%) .NET Software Developer
14 115 (5.52%) Senior .NET Developer
15 104 (4.99%) Analyst
16 95 (4.56%) Senior C# Developer
17 94 (4.51%) Administrator
18 91 (4.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 89 (4.27%) IT Support
20 85 (4.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 840 (40.29%) .NET
2 517 (24.80%) ASP.NET
3 446 (21.39%) HTML
4 434 (20.82%) CSS
5 390 (18.71%) AngularJS
6 327 (15.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 316 (15.16%) ASP.NET Web API
8 252 (12.09%) .NET Framework
9 245 (11.75%) Web Services
10 231 (11.08%) jQuery
11 184 (8.82%) RESTful
12 155 (7.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 151 (7.24%) WCF
14 148 (7.10%) XML
15 146 (7.00%) Entity Framework
16 136 (6.52%) React
17 131 (6.28%) HTML5
18 118 (5.66%) REST
19 111 (5.32%) Node.js
20 103 (4.94%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 157 (7.53%) Computer Science
2 143 (6.86%) Data Centre
3 78 (3.74%) Public Cloud
4 76 (3.65%) Greenfield Project
5 63 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.02%) User Experience
6 43 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 43 (2.06%) Private Cloud
7 41 (1.97%) Clustering
8 40 (1.92%) Fintech
9 36 (1.73%) Replication
10 24 (1.15%) Mobile App
11 23 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 22 (1.06%) Virtual Team
13 19 (0.91%) Driving Licence
14 17 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (0.82%) Social Media
15 15 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 650 (31.18%) Windows
2 380 (18.23%) Windows Server
3 278 (13.33%) Linux
4 176 (8.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (6.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 112 (5.37%) Windows 10
7 83 (3.98%) Windows 7
8 62 (2.97%) Windows 8
9 46 (2.21%) CentOS
10 34 (1.63%) Unix
11 32 (1.53%) Ubuntu
12 29 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (1.01%) Android
14 20 (0.96%) Mac OS X
15 19 (0.91%) Apple iOS
16 16 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (0.43%) Debian
18 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.19%) VMS
19 3 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (32.85%) Agile Software Development
2 539 (25.85%) MVC
3 235 (11.27%) Scrum
4 221 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
5 219 (10.50%) ITIL
6 218 (10.46%) DevOps
7 214 (10.26%) TDD
8 204 (9.78%) Software Engineering
9 183 (8.78%) Web Development
10 167 (8.01%) Business Intelligence
11 143 (6.86%) Mentoring
12 126 (6.04%) Microservices
13 116 (5.56%) Migration
14 115 (5.52%) Analytics
15 114 (5.47%) Presales
16 107 (5.13%) Unit Testing
17 106 (5.08%) CRM
18 105 (5.04%) SDLC
19 104 (4.99%) BDD
19 104 (4.99%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 805 (38.61%) C#
2 725 (34.77%) SQL
3 599 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 282 (13.53%) Python
5 269 (12.90%) Java
6 267 (12.81%) PowerShell
7 138 (6.62%) Ruby
8 120 (5.76%) T-SQL
9 100 (4.80%) VB.NET
10 91 (4.36%) Perl
11 84 (4.03%) Bash Shell
12 75 (3.60%) C++
13 60 (2.88%) F#
14 54 (2.59%) C
15 52 (2.49%) PHP
16 32 (1.53%) R
17 25 (1.20%) TypeScript
18 24 (1.15%) Go
19 16 (0.77%) VB
20 9 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 206 (9.88%) Degree
2 152 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (4.65%) MCSE
4 76 (3.65%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 54 (2.59%) Security Cleared
6 48 (2.30%) CCNP
7 46 (2.21%) MCP
8 39 (1.87%) MCSA
9 30 (1.44%) CCNA
10 23 (1.10%) MCSD
11 20 (0.96%) PhD
12 17 (0.82%) CCIE
13 15 (0.72%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 8 (0.38%) CISSP
18 6 (0.29%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.11%) QA
2 37 (1.77%) SLA
3 19 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.82%) GCP
5 13 (0.62%) PMO
6 12 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.29%) Data Quality
8 5 (0.24%) GDPR
9 4 (0.19%) COBIT
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 408 (19.57%) Active Directory
2 290 (13.91%) Hyper-V
3 238 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 162 (7.77%) Docker
5 57 (2.73%) vSphere
6 29 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 16 (0.77%) vCloud
12 15 (0.72%) KVM
13 11 (0.53%) XenApp
14 8 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.34%) XenServer
16 6 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.19%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.19%) XenDesktop
18 3 (0.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 154 (7.39%) Puppet
2 133 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
3 130 (6.24%) SCCM
4 90 (4.32%) Ansible
5 75 (3.60%) SCOM
6 52 (2.49%) Kibana
7 46 (2.21%) Kubernetes
8 45 (2.16%) WSUS
9 42 (2.01%) Terraform
10 29 (1.39%) Nagios
11 25 (1.20%) Backup Exec
12 23 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
13 21 (1.01%) SCVMM
14 20 (0.96%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 20 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
15 13 (0.62%) rkt
16 11 (0.53%) Mesos
16 11 (0.53%) vCenter Server
17 10 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
17 10 (0.48%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1034 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 391 (18.75%) VMware
3 156 (7.48%) Cisco
4 137 (6.57%) Citrix
5 134 (6.43%) Oracle
6 109 (5.23%) Google
7 73 (3.50%) HP
8 70 (3.36%) Dell
9 59 (2.83%) Red Hat
10 51 (2.45%) SAP
11 45 (2.16%) Juniper
12 34 (1.63%) Palo Alto
13 31 (1.49%) CheckPoint
13 31 (1.49%) SolarWinds
14 28 (1.34%) Hortonworks
15 27 (1.29%) NetApp
15 27 (1.29%) Symantec
16 26 (1.25%) Sitecore
17 25 (1.20%) Xamarin
18 22 (1.06%) ArcSight