Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 44 145
Rank change year-on-year +15 +101 +86
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 2,229 1,673 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 7.13% 5.34% 2.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 35.90% 37.49% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 1,551 903
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,250 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £76,000 £73,750 £79,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,152 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.52% +2.30% -4.76%

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 6,209 4,463 4,420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.85% 14.25% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5,155 3,780 3,738
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +16 854 £52,500 -2.78% 135
Hampshire +22 608 £47,500 - 49
Berkshire +16 475 £52,500 -6.67% 74
Surrey -1 458 £52,500 +10.53% 41
Oxfordshire +10 216 £60,000 +9.09% 34
Buckinghamshire +21 166 £47,500 -5.00% 27
West Sussex +29 135 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Kent +20 79 £55,000 -2.22% 15
East Sussex +7 57 £44,000 -16.19% 8
Middlesex +22 15 £62,500 -18.03% 2
Sussex -20 3 £57,500 -11.54%
Home Counties +13 2 £47,500 +46.15%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 1,005 (45.09%) Microsoft
2 826 (37.06%) Amazon AWS
3 812 (36.43%) C#
4 810 (36.34%) .NET
5 762 (34.19%) SQL
6 738 (33.11%) SQL Server
7 720 (32.30%) Windows
8 705 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
9 570 (25.57%) JavaScript
10 515 (23.10%) MVC
11 495 (22.21%) ASP.NET
12 467 (20.95%) Windows Server
13 458 (20.55%) Active Directory
14 455 (20.41%) HTML
15 438 (19.65%) VMware
16 431 (19.34%) CSS
17 415 (18.62%) Office 365
18 388 (17.41%) AngularJS
19 322 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
20 319 (14.31%) DevOps
21 313 (14.04%) Linux
22 311 (13.95%) Hyper-V
23 306 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
24 294 (13.19%) PowerShell
25 262 (11.75%) Firewall
26 259 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
27 252 (11.31%) .NET Framework
28 241 (10.81%) Python
29 238 (10.68%) ITIL
30 237 (10.63%) jQuery

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
1 198 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 174 (7.81%) SharePoint
3 107 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
4 89 (3.99%) IIS
5 63 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 58 (2.60%) OpenStack
7 45 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
8 44 (1.97%) Apache Spark
8 44 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
9 37 (1.66%) Skype for Business
10 34 (1.53%) Confluence
11 30 (1.35%) Apache
12 29 (1.30%) CMS
13 24 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
14 19 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
16 15 (0.67%) SAS
17 13 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
18 10 (0.45%) Umbraco
19 9 (0.40%) Drupal
Applications
1 136 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.18%) InVision
4 4 (0.18%) Mathematica
4 4 (0.18%) SPSS
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.090%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.045%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 48 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.045%) Maximo
4 1 (0.045%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.045%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.045%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.045%) Summit
4 1 (0.045%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 826 (37.06%) Amazon AWS
2 415 (18.62%) Office 365
3 157 (7.04%) IaaS
4 135 (6.06%) PaaS
5 129 (5.79%) SaaS
6 87 (3.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 86 (3.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 63 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
9 52 (2.33%) GitHub
10 46 (2.06%) Serverless
11 38 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
13 24 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
13 24 (1.08%) Bluemix
14 17 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
16 15 (0.67%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 14 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 14 (0.63%) Yammer
18 11 (0.49%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 262 (11.75%) Firewall
2 148 (6.64%) WAN
3 141 (6.33%) DNS
4 117 (5.25%) VPN
5 103 (4.62%) LAN
6 84 (3.77%) DHCP
7 75 (3.36%) SAN
8 74 (3.32%) Network Security
9 53 (2.38%) TCP/IP
10 45 (2.02%) Internet
10 45 (2.02%) Skype
11 36 (1.62%) SSL
11 36 (1.62%) VLAN
12 30 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (1.35%) MPLS
13 29 (1.30%) IPsec
14 22 (0.99%) AMQP
15 21 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
15 21 (0.94%) WLAN
16 19 (0.85%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 738 (33.11%) SQL Server
2 157 (7.04%) MongoDB
3 156 (7.00%) NoSQL
4 124 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 107 (4.80%) Big Data
6 93 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 90 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
8 89 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (3.81%) Power BI
10 84 (3.77%) Relational Database
11 69 (3.10%) SQL Server 2014
12 59 (2.65%) MySQL
13 53 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
13 53 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 50 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
15 49 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (2.02%) Hadoop
17 41 (1.84%) RavenDB
18 40 (1.79%) RDBMS
19 38 (1.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 162 (7.27%) Jenkins
2 154 (6.91%) Git (software)
3 120 (5.38%) Visual Studio
4 101 (4.53%) JIRA
5 100 (4.49%) TeamCity
6 85 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 56 (2.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 48 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 43 (1.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 42 (1.88%) Selenium
11 29 (1.30%) Subversion
12 24 (1.08%) Bitbucket
12 24 (1.08%) LINQPad
13 20 (0.90%) Vagrant
14 18 (0.81%) Maven
15 17 (0.76%) ReSharper
16 16 (0.72%) Cucumber
16 16 (0.72%) JUnit
17 15 (0.67%) Hudson
18 14 (0.63%) SonarQube
General
1 234 (10.50%) Finance
2 60 (2.69%) Advertising
3 57 (2.56%) Marketing
4 47 (2.11%) Retail
5 43 (1.93%) Publishing
6 37 (1.66%) Games
7 25 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 20 (0.90%) Electronics
9 19 (0.85%) Banking
10 11 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.40%) Law
12 8 (0.36%) Automotive
13 7 (0.31%) Billing
13 7 (0.31%) Italian Language
13 7 (0.31%) Legal
13 7 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.22%) Back Office
15 5 (0.22%) French Language
15 5 (0.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 744 (33.38%) Developer
2 460 (20.64%) .NET Developer
3 288 (12.92%) Architect
4 286 (12.83%) C# Developer
5 240 (10.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 190 (8.52%) Software Developer
7 165 (7.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 158 (7.09%) Support Engineer
9 155 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 147 (6.59%) Senior Developer
11 145 (6.51%) .NET Software Developer
12 135 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 131 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
14 129 (5.79%) Consultant
15 115 (5.16%) C# Software Developer
15 115 (5.16%) Solutions Architect
16 108 (4.85%) Analyst
17 105 (4.71%) Cloud Architect
18 95 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
18 95 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 810 (36.34%) .NET
2 495 (22.21%) ASP.NET
3 455 (20.41%) HTML
4 431 (19.34%) CSS
5 388 (17.41%) AngularJS
6 322 (14.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 306 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 252 (11.31%) .NET Framework
9 237 (10.63%) jQuery
10 228 (10.23%) Web Services
11 187 (8.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 163 (7.31%) HTML5
13 137 (6.15%) RESTful
14 122 (5.47%) .NET Core
14 122 (5.47%) WCF
15 117 (5.25%) XML
16 114 (5.11%) Entity Framework
17 109 (4.89%) CSS3
18 107 (4.80%) React
19 104 (4.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 149 (6.68%) Computer Science
2 131 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 105 (4.71%) Public Cloud
4 87 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 82 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (3.19%) Private Cloud
7 61 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
8 54 (2.42%) User Experience
9 44 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 43 (1.93%) Replication
11 35 (1.57%) Clustering
11 35 (1.57%) Management Information System
12 32 (1.44%) Fintech
13 23 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
13 23 (1.03%) Mobile App
14 21 (0.94%) Smartphone
15 19 (0.85%) Driving Licence
15 19 (0.85%) Mainframe
16 18 (0.81%) N-Tier
17 16 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 720 (32.30%) Windows
2 467 (20.95%) Windows Server
3 313 (14.04%) Linux
4 208 (9.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 96 (4.31%) Windows 10
7 91 (4.08%) Windows 7
8 65 (2.92%) Windows 8
9 46 (2.06%) CentOS
10 39 (1.75%) Unix
11 37 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 31 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 21 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (0.90%) Android
15 12 (0.54%) Apple iOS
16 11 (0.49%) Debian
16 11 (0.49%) VMS
17 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
18 3 (0.13%) Kali Linux
19 2 (0.090%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (31.63%) Agile Software Development
2 515 (23.10%) MVC
3 319 (14.31%) DevOps
4 238 (10.68%) ITIL
5 229 (10.27%) Scrum
6 215 (9.65%) TDD
7 186 (8.34%) Software Engineering
8 168 (7.54%) Analytics
9 167 (7.49%) Migration
10 165 (7.40%) Continuous Integration
11 160 (7.18%) Web Development
12 145 (6.51%) Test Automation
13 142 (6.37%) Microservices
14 141 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
15 129 (5.79%) Presales
16 119 (5.34%) Data Analytics
17 113 (5.07%) BDD
18 107 (4.80%) Configuration Management
19 106 (4.76%) Unit Testing
19 106 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 812 (36.43%) C#
2 762 (34.19%) SQL
3 570 (25.57%) JavaScript
4 294 (13.19%) PowerShell
5 241 (10.81%) Python
6 172 (7.72%) Java
7 134 (6.01%) Ruby
8 115 (5.16%) T-SQL
9 87 (3.90%) Bash Shell
10 86 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 76 (3.41%) Perl
12 68 (3.05%) C++
13 56 (2.51%) F#
14 46 (2.06%) PHP
15 43 (1.93%) TypeScript
16 42 (1.88%) C
17 21 (0.94%) Go
18 20 (0.90%) R
19 16 (0.72%) VB
20 15 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 207 (9.29%) Degree
2 154 (6.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 97 (4.35%) MCSE
4 61 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
6 50 (2.24%) MCSA
7 41 (1.84%) CCNP
8 38 (1.70%) Security Cleared
9 32 (1.44%) CCNA
10 22 (0.99%) CCIE
11 21 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
11 21 (0.94%) MCP
11 21 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (0.90%) MCSD
12 20 (0.90%) SC Cleared
13 18 (0.81%) PhD
14 15 (0.67%) MCITP
15 13 (0.58%) CISSP
16 11 (0.49%) MBA
17 10 (0.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.60%) QA
2 34 (1.53%) SLA
3 26 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.85%) GCP
4 19 (0.85%) GDPR
5 16 (0.72%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.54%) PMO
7 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.22%) GAMP
9 5 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.090%) COBIT
10 2 (0.090%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.090%) GPG13
11 1 (0.045%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 458 (20.55%) Active Directory
2 311 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 259 (11.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 198 (8.88%) Docker
5 47 (2.11%) vSphere
6 41 (1.84%) Virtual Machines
6 41 (1.84%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.08%) VMware NSX
8 20 (0.90%) vCloud
9 18 (0.81%) XenApp
10 14 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.49%) NFS
12 9 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (0.31%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.31%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (0.18%) Firmware
16 4 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 179 (8.03%) Puppet
2 131 (5.88%) Ansible
3 125 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
4 84 (3.77%) SCCM
5 73 (3.28%) Kubernetes
6 69 (3.10%) Kibana
7 48 (2.15%) Terraform
8 43 (1.93%) WSUS
9 37 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
10 36 (1.62%) Backup Exec
10 36 (1.62%) SCOM
11 29 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 27 (1.21%) vCenter Server
13 24 (1.08%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 23 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
15 21 (0.94%) Packer
16 19 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 15 (0.67%) Nagios
18 12 (0.54%) SCVMM
19 11 (0.49%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1,005 (45.09%) Microsoft
2 438 (19.65%) VMware
3 186 (8.34%) Oracle
4 182 (8.17%) Cisco
5 164 (7.36%) Citrix
6 144 (6.46%) Google
7 74 (3.32%) HP
8 60 (2.69%) Dell
9 47 (2.11%) Symantec
10 43 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 42 (1.88%) SolarWinds
12 41 (1.84%) F5
13 37 (1.66%) IBM
14 33 (1.48%) Juniper
14 33 (1.48%) Tableau
15 31 (1.39%) NetApp
16 29 (1.30%) CheckPoint
16 29 (1.30%) Palo Alto
16 29 (1.30%) Xamarin
17 26 (1.17%) SAP