Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
England > South West
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 196 254 329
Rank change year-on-year +58 +75 +7
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 66 19 9
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.05% 0.26% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.27% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 56 17 8
10th Percentile £36,625 £34,500 £39,250
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% +23.53%
75th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £68,125
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £77,650
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,846 7,019 9,740
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 95.65% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,592 5,795 7,797
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £66,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the South West

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the South West.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the South West

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the South West

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. 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
Bristol -6 20 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Gloucestershire +14 14 £52,500 +22.09% 4
Wiltshire +27 10 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Somerset +23 5 £50,000 +16.28%
Cornwall +1 5 £35,000 -
Devon - 5 £47,500 - 3
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
Azure Engineer
England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 West region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (100.00%) Azure
2 48 (72.73%) DevOps
3 32 (48.48%) Windows
4 24 (36.36%) Kubernetes
4 24 (36.36%) Terraform
5 22 (33.33%) Docker
5 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 20 (30.30%) AWS
6 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
7 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
9 15 (22.73%) Ansible
9 15 (22.73%) Python
10 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
12 11 (16.67%) Linux
12 11 (16.67%) SQL
13 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) Firewall
13 9 (13.64%) Migration
13 9 (13.64%) Scrum
13 9 (13.64%) PaaS
14 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
14 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.12%) VMware
14 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
14 8 (12.12%) .NET
14 8 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
15 7 (10.61%) Packer

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 3 (4.55%) Confluence
1 3 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 66 (100.00%) Azure
2 20 (30.30%) AWS
3 9 (13.64%) PaaS
4 6 (9.09%) GCP
4 6 (9.09%) IaaS
5 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (7.58%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (7.58%) SaaS
6 4 (6.06%) OpenShift
7 3 (4.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (4.55%) Serverless
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (3.03%) AWS CodeBuild
8 2 (3.03%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 2 (3.03%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (3.03%) OneDrive
9 1 (1.52%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.64%) Firewall
2 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) Internet
3 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) VLAN
4 2 (3.03%) VPN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.52%) IPv4
5 1 (1.52%) OSPF
5 1 (1.52%) SAN
5 1 (1.52%) SD-WAN
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.12%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.58%) Artifactory
4 5 (7.58%) GitLab
5 4 (6.06%) Maven
6 3 (4.55%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.55%) Gradle
6 3 (4.55%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Selenium
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
8 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Electronics
3 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
3 5 (7.58%) Public Sector
4 3 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (4.55%) Kafka
2 3 (4.55%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) React
3 2 (3.03%) .NET Core
3 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.03%) JSON
3 2 (3.03%) React Native
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.58%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) Internet of Things
4 3 (4.55%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.03%) User Experience
6 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.52%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.06%) Android
4 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.06%) VMS
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.52%) CentOS
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) DevOps
2 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
3 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (19.70%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) Migration
5 9 (13.64%) Scrum
6 7 (10.61%) Data Security
7 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.58%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (7.58%) Fintech
8 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.58%) Proactive Maintenance
8 5 (7.58%) Proactive Management
8 5 (7.58%) Programme Management
8 5 (7.58%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
9 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (6.06%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 15 (22.73%) Python
3 11 (16.67%) SQL
4 8 (12.12%) Bash Shell
5 7 (10.61%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) Java
8 3 (4.55%) Groovy
8 3 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
3 2 (3.03%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (33.33%) Docker
2 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.55%) Firmware
5 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) vSphere
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (36.36%) Kubernetes
1 24 (36.36%) Terraform
2 15 (22.73%) Ansible
3 7 (10.61%) Packer
4 4 (6.06%) Grafana
4 4 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.06%) Prometheus
4 4 (6.06%) Puppet
5 3 (4.55%) Nagios
6 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.12%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) EnterpriseDB
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) SAP
5 4 (6.06%) Google
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco
6 3 (4.55%) F5
6 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.55%) Veeam
7 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.52%) NetApp
8 1 (1.52%) Splunk