Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South East
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 25 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 +18 +73
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 3,076 2,466 1,686
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 11.81% 8.12% 5.80%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.26% 38.05% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,607 2,003 1,538
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 6,649 6,481 4,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.54% 21.34% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,619 5,339 3,957
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 +11 1,202 £55,000 - 105
Hampshire +10 806 £52,500 +10.53% 68
Berkshire +9 785 £57,500 - 45
Surrey +7 519 £57,500 +9.52% 74
Buckinghamshire +12 234 £50,000 +11.11% 21
West Sussex +28 219 £53,750 +34.38% 13
Kent +26 182 £45,000 -18.18% 20
Oxfordshire +11 182 £55,000 -8.33% 39
East Sussex +46 122 £55,000 +16.40% 10
Middlesex +11 8 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Home Counties - 2 - -
Sussex +28 1 - -
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 1,375 (44.70%) Microsoft
2 1,160 (37.71%) C#
3 1,115 (36.25%) .NET
4 1,077 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
5 1,056 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
6 828 (26.92%) SQL
7 806 (26.20%) Windows
8 709 (23.05%) SQL Server
9 611 (19.86%) Active Directory
10 607 (19.73%) JavaScript
11 598 (19.44%) DevOps
12 571 (18.56%) Office 365
13 531 (17.26%) MVC
14 514 (16.71%) VMware
15 467 (15.18%) ASP.NET
16 457 (14.86%) PowerShell
17 449 (14.60%) Windows Server
18 448 (14.56%) Linux
19 422 (13.72%) AngularJS
20 419 (13.62%) Finance
21 402 (13.07%) Degree
22 366 (11.90%) HTML
23 358 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
24 343 (11.15%) CSS
24 343 (11.15%) Scrum
25 331 (10.76%) TDD
26 330 (10.73%) SaaS
27 321 (10.44%) Hyper-V
28 315 (10.24%) Git (software)
29 303 (9.85%) Docker

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
1 200 (6.50%) SharePoint
2 176 (5.72%) IIS
3 101 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
4 92 (2.99%) MS Exchange
5 78 (2.54%) Skype for Business
6 60 (1.95%) Apache
7 50 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
8 40 (1.30%) Tomcat
9 39 (1.27%) Confluence
9 39 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 39 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 29 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 29 (0.94%) CMS
10 29 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 28 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 21 (0.68%) WebLogic
13 19 (0.62%) nginx
14 17 (0.55%) Umbraco
15 16 (0.52%) SAS
16 11 (0.36%) JBoss
Applications
1 136 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.098%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.033%) HipChat
6 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.033%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 59 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 9 (0.29%) SAP ERP
2 9 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (0.26%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.26%) nopCommerce
3 8 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 7 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 7 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 7 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 7 (0.23%) SAP IS-U
5 6 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 4 (0.13%) Shopify
7 3 (0.098%) SAP IBP
8 2 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.065%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.065%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,056 (34.33%) Amazon AWS
2 571 (18.56%) Office 365
3 330 (10.73%) SaaS
4 273 (8.88%) PaaS
5 269 (8.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 257 (8.36%) IaaS
7 194 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 152 (4.94%) Cloud Computing
9 133 (4.32%) Power Platform
10 110 (3.58%) Serverless
11 60 (1.95%) npm
12 57 (1.85%) Azure Functions
13 53 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
13 53 (1.72%) GitHub
14 43 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
15 40 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
16 31 (1.01%) Azure Stack
17 30 (0.98%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 27 (0.88%) Azure Data Factory
19 26 (0.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 284 (9.23%) Firewall
2 234 (7.61%) DNS
3 179 (5.82%) DHCP
4 141 (4.58%) VPN
5 138 (4.49%) TCP/IP
6 109 (3.54%) Skype
7 102 (3.32%) LAN
8 97 (3.15%) WAN
9 96 (3.12%) Internet
10 93 (3.02%) Network Security
11 66 (2.15%) MPLS
12 64 (2.08%) SAN
12 64 (2.08%) VoIP
13 61 (1.98%) Wireless
14 49 (1.59%) VLAN
15 31 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
16 30 (0.98%) BGP
17 29 (0.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (0.88%) HTTPS
19 25 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 709 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 149 (4.84%) Azure SQL Database
3 145 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 131 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 131 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 129 (4.19%) Power BI
6 127 (4.13%) MongoDB
7 109 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 104 (3.38%) Big Data
9 100 (3.25%) Relational Database
10 79 (2.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 75 (2.44%) MySQL
12 72 (2.34%) Data Lake
13 65 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
14 56 (1.82%) Redis
15 54 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
16 46 (1.50%) Cosmos DB
17 39 (1.27%) RDBMS
18 38 (1.24%) Hadoop
19 35 (1.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 315 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 220 (7.15%) Jenkins
3 192 (6.24%) Visual Studio
4 127 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 122 (3.97%) Visual Studio Team System
6 99 (3.22%) JIRA
7 97 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
8 84 (2.73%) Selenium
9 73 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 73 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 60 (1.95%) NUnit
11 53 (1.72%) gulp
12 49 (1.59%) webpack
13 41 (1.33%) Babel
14 36 (1.17%) SpecFlow
15 35 (1.14%) Subversion
16 31 (1.01%) git-flow
16 31 (1.01%) Mocha
17 25 (0.81%) GitLab
18 23 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 419 (13.62%) Finance
2 79 (2.57%) Retail
3 63 (2.05%) Marketing
3 63 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 34 (1.11%) Games
5 33 (1.07%) Advertising
6 31 (1.01%) Legal
7 27 (0.88%) Banking
7 27 (0.88%) Law
7 27 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.55%) Publishing
9 12 (0.39%) Back Office
10 11 (0.36%) German Language
10 11 (0.36%) Italian Language
11 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 10 (0.33%) Electronics
11 10 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.33%) Spanish Language
12 7 (0.23%) French Language
13 5 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 988 (32.12%) Developer
2 467 (15.18%) .NET Developer
3 313 (10.18%) Architect
4 241 (7.83%) C# Developer
5 231 (7.51%) Senior Developer
6 199 (6.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 187 (6.08%) Software Developer
8 185 (6.01%) Consultant
9 172 (5.59%) C# .NET Developer
10 167 (5.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 163 (5.30%) Software Engineer
12 145 (4.71%) Azure Engineer
13 133 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
14 131 (4.26%) Support Engineer
15 129 (4.19%) Analyst
16 102 (3.32%) Solutions Architect
17 100 (3.25%) Full Stack Developer
18 87 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
19 86 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
20 82 (2.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,115 (36.25%) .NET
2 467 (15.18%) ASP.NET
3 422 (13.72%) AngularJS
4 366 (11.90%) HTML
5 343 (11.15%) CSS
6 271 (8.81%) .NET Framework
7 258 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 256 (8.32%) Web Services
9 253 (8.22%) .NET Core
10 241 (7.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 181 (5.88%) RESTful
12 179 (5.82%) Entity Framework
13 174 (5.66%) JSON
14 170 (5.53%) XML
15 164 (5.33%) React
16 163 (5.30%) jQuery
17 150 (4.88%) Node.js
18 134 (4.36%) REST
18 134 (4.36%) WCF
19 116 (3.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 185 (6.01%) Public Cloud
2 178 (5.79%) Data Centre
3 139 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
4 123 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 103 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 80 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 77 (2.50%) Fintech
8 61 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (1.76%) User Experience
10 48 (1.56%) Private Cloud
11 46 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
12 43 (1.40%) Mobile App
13 41 (1.33%) Driving Licence
14 38 (1.24%) Clustering
15 37 (1.20%) Replication
16 32 (1.04%) PKI
17 31 (1.01%) Algorithms
17 31 (1.01%) CESG
18 24 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 806 (26.20%) Windows
2 449 (14.60%) Windows Server
3 448 (14.56%) Linux
4 131 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 129 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 114 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (2.21%) Apple iOS
8 62 (2.02%) Android
9 60 (1.95%) Windows 7
10 53 (1.72%) CentOS
11 38 (1.24%) Unix
12 34 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (0.88%) Debian
14 23 (0.75%) DC/OS
14 23 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
16 17 (0.55%) Mesosphere
16 17 (0.55%) VMS
17 15 (0.49%) Ubuntu
18 12 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,077 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
2 598 (19.44%) DevOps
3 531 (17.26%) MVC
4 343 (11.15%) Scrum
5 331 (10.76%) TDD
6 298 (9.69%) Software Engineering
7 294 (9.56%) ITIL
8 258 (8.39%) Problem-Solving
9 244 (7.93%) Microservices
10 243 (7.90%) Test Automation
11 242 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
12 241 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
13 227 (7.38%) Project Management
14 221 (7.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 215 (6.99%) SDLC
16 212 (6.89%) Computer Science
17 187 (6.08%) Presales
18 180 (5.85%) Mentoring
19 175 (5.69%) Analytics
20 159 (5.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,160 (37.71%) C#
2 828 (26.92%) SQL
3 607 (19.73%) JavaScript
4 457 (14.86%) PowerShell
5 277 (9.01%) Java
6 264 (8.58%) Python
7 154 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 145 (4.71%) Bash Shell
9 120 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 91 (2.96%) C++
11 53 (1.72%) Ruby
12 49 (1.59%) VB.NET
13 48 (1.56%) PHP
14 42 (1.37%) Objective-C
15 40 (1.30%) Perl
16 37 (1.20%) C
17 31 (1.01%) Scala
18 30 (0.98%) R
19 26 (0.85%) PL/SQL
20 23 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 402 (13.07%) Degree
2 199 (6.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (4.55%) MCSE
4 127 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
5 113 (3.67%) Computer Science Degree
6 104 (3.38%) Security Cleared
7 83 (2.70%) MCSA
8 61 (1.98%) SC Cleared
9 60 (1.95%) CCNP
10 58 (1.89%) MCITP
11 53 (1.72%) CCNA
12 48 (1.56%) CISSP
13 31 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (0.98%) CISM
14 30 (0.98%) PMI Certification
15 26 (0.85%) CCIE
15 26 (0.85%) MCP
16 22 (0.72%) A+ Certification
17 20 (0.65%) Master's Degree
18 19 (0.62%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (2.96%) QA
2 84 (2.73%) GDPR
3 79 (2.57%) SLA
4 57 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (1.63%) PCI DSS
6 19 (0.62%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.52%) Data Quality
8 12 (0.39%) PMO
9 9 (0.29%) COBIT
9 9 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.26%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
11 7 (0.23%) ISO 31000
11 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.20%) COSO
13 5 (0.16%) HL7
13 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.098%) RMADS
15 2 (0.065%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 611 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 358 (11.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 321 (10.44%) Hyper-V
4 303 (9.85%) Docker
5 63 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (1.43%) vSphere
7 40 (1.30%) XenApp
8 30 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
9 20 (0.65%) VirtualBox
10 19 (0.62%) Firmware
11 16 (0.52%) LXC
12 15 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.49%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 12 (0.39%) Terminal Server
15 10 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.29%) ISA Server
16 9 (0.29%) Xen
17 8 (0.26%) iptables
18 6 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 197 (6.40%) Kubernetes
2 196 (6.37%) Puppet
3 186 (6.05%) Ansible
4 142 (4.62%) SCCM
5 135 (4.39%) Terraform
6 113 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
7 70 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 57 (1.85%) Nagios
9 45 (1.46%) vCenter Server
10 35 (1.14%) SCOM
11 27 (0.88%) WSUS
12 26 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
13 24 (0.78%) Kibana
13 24 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
14 22 (0.72%) SCVMM
15 15 (0.49%) Failover Clustering
16 14 (0.46%) Packer
17 12 (0.39%) Control-M
18 11 (0.36%) Nessus
18 11 (0.36%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 1,375 (44.70%) Microsoft
2 514 (16.71%) VMware
3 272 (8.84%) Google
4 235 (7.64%) Cisco
5 170 (5.53%) Citrix
6 151 (4.91%) Oracle
7 80 (2.60%) IBM
8 56 (1.82%) SAP
9 55 (1.79%) NetApp
10 53 (1.72%) Juniper
11 51 (1.66%) Xamarin
12 48 (1.56%) Palo Alto
13 41 (1.33%) Dell
14 38 (1.24%) SolarWinds
15 37 (1.20%) HP
16 36 (1.17%) CheckPoint
16 36 (1.17%) Red Hat
16 36 (1.17%) Splunk
16 36 (1.17%) Veeam
17 33 (1.07%) Salesforce.com