Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 72 210
Rank change year-on-year +40 +138 +68
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1944 1288 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 6.72% 3.63% 1.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.93% 28.21% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1640 1120 594
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.29% -3.68%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £69,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 5125 4566 3936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.73% 12.88% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 3858 3135
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.42% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +47 746 £50,000 -6.54% 57
Surrey +21 436 £50,000 - 15
Hampshire +54 412 £50,000 +11.11% 22
Berkshire +45 376 £50,000 -9.09% 23
Oxfordshire +37 239 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Sussex +78 170 £45,000 -14.29% 6
Buckinghamshire +43 135 £47,500 -5.00% 18
East Sussex +22 80 £44,000 -7.37% 3
Kent +29 55 £40,000 -27.27% 7
Middlesex +19 19 - - 3
Sussex - 4 £53,750 -
Home Counties +9 2 £47,500 -32.14%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 997 (51.29%) Microsoft
2 794 (40.84%) .NET
3 762 (39.20%) C#
4 712 (36.63%) Amazon AWS
5 633 (32.56%) SQL
5 633 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 601 (30.92%) SQL Server
7 584 (30.04%) Windows
8 516 (26.54%) ASP.NET
9 514 (26.44%) MVC
10 512 (26.34%) JavaScript
11 383 (19.70%) VMware
12 381 (19.60%) AngularJS
13 367 (18.88%) HTML
14 364 (18.72%) CSS
15 352 (18.11%) Active Directory
16 345 (17.75%) Office 365
17 316 (16.26%) Windows Server
18 306 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
19 287 (14.76%) ASP.NET Web API
20 270 (13.89%) Hyper-V
21 266 (13.68%) Python
22 259 (13.32%) Java
22 259 (13.32%) Finance
23 253 (13.01%) Linux
24 241 (12.40%) Scrum
24 241 (12.40%) PowerShell
25 240 (12.35%) .NET Framework
26 234 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
27 222 (11.42%) 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
1 141 (7.25%) MS Exchange
2 114 (5.86%) SharePoint
3 105 (5.40%) Elasticsearch
4 86 (4.42%) IIS
4 86 (4.42%) Skype for Business
5 49 (2.52%) CMS
6 45 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 44 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
8 40 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 35 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 35 (1.80%) Umbraco
10 30 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 26 (1.34%) Apache
12 23 (1.18%) Apache Spark
13 22 (1.13%) Confluence
14 19 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
15 18 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
15 18 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 16 (0.82%) Oracle Service Bus
17 12 (0.62%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 82 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.051%) InVision
Business Applications
1 41 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.21%) Infor M3
4 4 (0.21%) nopCommerce
4 4 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
5 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.15%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.10%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.10%) SAP HR
6 2 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.051%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.051%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 712 (36.63%) Amazon AWS
2 345 (17.75%) Office 365
3 175 (9.00%) IaaS
4 161 (8.28%) PaaS
5 106 (5.45%) SaaS
6 63 (3.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 57 (2.93%) Cloud Computing
8 39 (2.01%) GitHub
9 35 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 28 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
11 23 (1.18%) Azure Machine Learning
12 21 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.87%) Dynamics 365
14 16 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
15 8 (0.41%) Datadog
15 8 (0.41%) Serverless
16 7 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 7 (0.36%) Heroku
16 7 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 202 (10.39%) Firewall
2 148 (7.61%) DNS
3 119 (6.12%) WAN
4 91 (4.68%) LAN
5 84 (4.32%) VPN
6 81 (4.17%) SAN
7 80 (4.12%) Skype
8 75 (3.86%) Network Security
9 74 (3.81%) TCP/IP
10 70 (3.60%) DHCP
11 66 (3.40%) Internet
12 55 (2.83%) BGP
13 43 (2.21%) OSPF
14 36 (1.85%) VLAN
15 32 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (1.59%) IPsec
16 31 (1.59%) MPLS
17 27 (1.39%) VoIP
18 25 (1.29%) Intrusion Detection
19 24 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 601 (30.92%) SQL Server
2 139 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 124 (6.38%) NoSQL
4 115 (5.92%) MongoDB
4 115 (5.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 107 (5.50%) Power BI
6 89 (4.58%) Azure SQL Database
7 87 (4.48%) Relational Database
8 81 (4.17%) Big Data
9 74 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
10 69 (3.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 61 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 58 (2.98%) RDBMS
13 55 (2.83%) SQL Server 2016
14 50 (2.57%) MySQL
15 39 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 38 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
16 38 (1.95%) Hadoop
17 37 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
18 32 (1.65%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (5.71%) Visual Studio
2 108 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 99 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 99 (5.09%) TeamCity
4 78 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 54 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 49 (2.52%) JIRA
7 43 (2.21%) Maven
8 32 (1.65%) Selenium
9 26 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 25 (1.29%) NUnit
11 23 (1.18%) Subversion
12 22 (1.13%) Cucumber
12 22 (1.13%) JUnit
13 19 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
14 16 (0.82%) SoapUI
15 15 (0.77%) Ant
16 12 (0.62%) Gradle
16 12 (0.62%) Vagrant
17 11 (0.57%) Hudson
General
1 259 (13.32%) Finance
2 73 (3.76%) Marketing
3 64 (3.29%) Retail
3 64 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 50 (2.57%) Electronics
5 49 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 46 (2.37%) Advertising
7 30 (1.54%) Games
7 30 (1.54%) Legal
8 22 (1.13%) Publishing
9 20 (1.03%) Banking
10 11 (0.57%) Automotive
11 10 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.46%) Back Office
13 8 (0.41%) Law
14 6 (0.31%) Local Government
15 4 (0.21%) Billing
16 3 (0.15%) Italian Language
17 2 (0.10%) Portuguese Language
17 2 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 792 (40.74%) Developer
2 455 (23.41%) .NET Developer
3 280 (14.40%) C# Developer
4 216 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 213 (10.96%) Architect
6 178 (9.16%) Senior Developer
7 130 (6.69%) Software Developer
8 123 (6.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 114 (5.86%) Support Engineer
10 113 (5.81%) Consultant
11 107 (5.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 101 (5.20%) Analyst
13 94 (4.84%) .NET Software Developer
14 89 (4.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 88 (4.53%) Administrator
16 87 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 84 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 76 (3.91%) Senior C# Developer
19 75 (3.86%) Cloud Engineer
19 75 (3.86%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 794 (40.84%) .NET
2 516 (26.54%) ASP.NET
3 381 (19.60%) AngularJS
4 367 (18.88%) HTML
5 364 (18.72%) CSS
6 306 (15.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 287 (14.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 240 (12.35%) .NET Framework
9 222 (11.42%) Web Services
10 183 (9.41%) jQuery
11 179 (9.21%) RESTful
12 142 (7.30%) Entity Framework
13 141 (7.25%) XML
14 138 (7.10%) React
15 137 (7.05%) WCF
16 115 (5.92%) Node.js
17 114 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 113 (5.81%) HTML5
19 109 (5.61%) REST
20 94 (4.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 136 (7.00%) Computer Science
2 134 (6.89%) Data Centre
3 73 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
4 71 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 52 (2.67%) User Experience
6 51 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
7 47 (2.42%) Fintech
8 42 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 40 (2.06%) Clustering
10 39 (2.01%) Private Cloud
11 22 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.13%) Replication
12 20 (1.03%) Mobile App
13 19 (0.98%) Management Information System
14 18 (0.93%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.82%) PKI
16 15 (0.77%) Driving Licence
16 15 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
17 14 (0.72%) BYOD
17 14 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 584 (30.04%) Windows
2 316 (16.26%) Windows Server
3 253 (13.01%) Linux
4 160 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 114 (5.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 84 (4.32%) Windows 10
7 57 (2.93%) Windows 7
8 46 (2.37%) CentOS
9 45 (2.31%) Unix
10 37 (1.90%) Windows 8
11 32 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (1.39%) Mac OS X
13 25 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.98%) Android
15 17 (0.87%) Apple iOS
15 17 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
16 15 (0.77%) Debian
17 5 (0.26%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
2 514 (26.44%) MVC
3 241 (12.40%) Scrum
4 209 (10.75%) TDD
5 207 (10.65%) ITIL
6 205 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
7 194 (9.98%) DevOps
8 181 (9.31%) Software Engineering
9 170 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
10 147 (7.56%) Web Development
11 136 (7.00%) Mentoring
12 107 (5.50%) Test Automation
13 105 (5.40%) SDLC
14 102 (5.25%) Unit Testing
15 101 (5.20%) Migration
15 101 (5.20%) Presales
16 93 (4.78%) Microservices
17 90 (4.63%) OO
18 88 (4.53%) Analytics
18 88 (4.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 762 (39.20%) C#
2 633 (32.56%) SQL
3 512 (26.34%) JavaScript
4 266 (13.68%) Python
5 259 (13.32%) Java
6 241 (12.40%) PowerShell
7 125 (6.43%) T-SQL
8 122 (6.28%) Ruby
9 92 (4.73%) VB.NET
10 85 (4.37%) Bash Shell
11 79 (4.06%) Perl
12 62 (3.19%) F#
13 57 (2.93%) PHP
14 51 (2.62%) C++
15 37 (1.90%) C
16 32 (1.65%) R
17 23 (1.18%) Go
17 23 (1.18%) TypeScript
18 14 (0.72%) VB
19 11 (0.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (9.67%) Degree
2 163 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (5.30%) MCSE
4 85 (4.37%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (2.88%) CCNP
5 56 (2.88%) Security Cleared
6 53 (2.73%) MCP
7 48 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (2.06%) MCSA
9 32 (1.65%) CCNA
10 28 (1.44%) CCIE
11 27 (1.39%) MCSD
12 19 (0.98%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.82%) PhD
14 12 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (0.57%) CCDA
15 11 (0.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 9 (0.46%) Master's Degree
17 8 (0.41%) CISSP
18 7 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.06%) SLA
2 37 (1.90%) QA
3 21 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.77%) PCI DSS
5 14 (0.72%) GCP
6 13 (0.67%) PMO
7 7 (0.36%) COBIT
8 5 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 22301
9 4 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.051%) GDPR
11 1 (0.051%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 352 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 270 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 234 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 136 (7.00%) Docker
5 51 (2.62%) vSphere
6 23 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (0.82%) KVM
9 16 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (0.62%) XenApp
12 10 (0.51%) vCloud
13 8 (0.41%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.36%) XenServer
15 6 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.31%) LXC
15 6 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
16 4 (0.21%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.21%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 154 (7.92%) Puppet
2 145 (7.46%) SCCM
3 129 (6.64%) Opscode Chef
4 87 (4.48%) SCOM
5 80 (4.12%) Ansible
6 52 (2.67%) WSUS
7 42 (2.16%) Kubernetes
7 42 (2.16%) Terraform
8 41 (2.11%) Nagios
9 40 (2.06%) Kibana
10 29 (1.49%) Backup Exec
11 25 (1.29%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 22 (1.13%) SCVMM
13 19 (0.98%) Mesos
14 16 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
15 12 (0.62%) rkt
16 10 (0.51%) Cacti
16 10 (0.51%) Packer
17 9 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 9 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 997 (51.29%) Microsoft
2 383 (19.70%) VMware
3 149 (7.66%) Cisco
4 138 (7.10%) Oracle
5 121 (6.22%) Citrix
6 91 (4.68%) Google
7 82 (4.22%) HP
8 67 (3.45%) Dell
9 66 (3.40%) Red Hat
10 54 (2.78%) SAP
11 47 (2.42%) Juniper
12 41 (2.11%) CheckPoint
13 35 (1.80%) NetApp
14 34 (1.75%) Palo Alto
15 32 (1.65%) SolarWinds
16 30 (1.54%) Hortonworks
17 28 (1.44%) Sitecore
17 28 (1.44%) Veeam
18 25 (1.29%) EMC
18 25 (1.29%) Symantec