Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South West
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 10 19 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +7 +28
Permanent jobs citing Azure 740 1,208 1,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 14.51% 11.83% 9.15%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.51% 46.44% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 658 1,153 969
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,626 2,601 2,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.88% 25.46% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 2,124 1,916
Median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the South West

Azure
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Azure in the South West

Azure
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the South West over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in the South West

Azure
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 within the South West region over the 6 months to 12 July 2020. 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 +13 237 £47,500 - 33
Gloucestershire +5 140 £55,000 +23.60% 23
Wiltshire +4 112 £57,500 +21.05% 7
Devon +12 98 £42,500 -5.56% 25
Somerset 0 73 £45,000 - 17
Dorset -6 69 £45,000 - 12
Cornwall +9 17 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, IT jobs citing 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 West region with a requirement for Azure.

1 313 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 306 (41.35%) Microsoft
3 294 (39.73%) AWS
4 225 (30.41%) .NET
5 214 (28.92%) C#
6 207 (27.97%) SQL
7 186 (25.14%) JavaScript
8 185 (25.00%) DevOps
9 166 (22.43%) Windows
10 152 (20.54%) SQL Server
11 130 (17.57%) Finance
12 124 (16.76%) Office 365
13 123 (16.62%) Scrum
14 117 (15.81%) Docker
15 116 (15.68%) Active Directory
16 112 (15.14%) Linux
17 107 (14.46%) MVC
18 106 (14.32%) .NET Core
19 105 (14.19%) VMware
20 91 (12.30%) Security Cleared
21 86 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
22 84 (11.35%) Python
23 83 (11.22%) SaaS
24 82 (11.08%) ASP.NET
24 82 (11.08%) Web Services
25 81 (10.95%) HTML
26 80 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
27 79 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 78 (10.54%) Java
28 78 (10.54%) ITIL

Azure
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 54 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 26 (3.51%) Apache
3 19 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 17 (2.30%) CMS
5 15 (2.03%) MS Exchange
6 12 (1.62%) Confluence
6 12 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.35%) IIS
7 10 (1.35%) NServiceBus
7 10 (1.35%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (1.22%) Apache Spark
8 9 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.95%) Skype for Business
10 6 (0.81%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
11 5 (0.68%) Drupal
12 4 (0.54%) Apache Airflow
12 4 (0.54%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 32 (4.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (0.41%) Maximo
5 2 (0.27%) Raiser's Edge
5 2 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 294 (39.73%) AWS
2 124 (16.76%) Office 365
3 83 (11.22%) SaaS
4 68 (9.19%) GCP
5 60 (8.11%) PaaS
6 50 (6.76%) IaaS
7 49 (6.62%) Dynamics 365
8 46 (6.22%) Power Platform
9 38 (5.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 26 (3.51%) Serverless
11 20 (2.70%) Azure Functions
12 17 (2.30%) Logic Apps
13 15 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (1.89%) GitHub
14 14 (1.89%) OneDrive
15 11 (1.49%) PowerApps
16 10 (1.35%) OpenShift
17 9 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
18 7 (0.95%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 43 (5.81%) Firewall
2 27 (3.65%) DNS
3 18 (2.43%) Internet
4 15 (2.03%) LAN
4 15 (2.03%) Skype
4 15 (2.03%) WAN
5 14 (1.89%) VPN
6 12 (1.62%) TCP/IP
6 12 (1.62%) VLAN
7 10 (1.35%) DHCP
8 9 (1.22%) DMZ
8 9 (1.22%) VoIP
9 8 (1.08%) Network Security
9 8 (1.08%) SAN
10 6 (0.81%) Intranet
10 6 (0.81%) MQTT
10 6 (0.81%) Unified Communications
10 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.54%) DMARC
12 3 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.27%) Power BI
3 38 (5.14%) MySQL
4 37 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 35 (4.73%) Big Data
6 34 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (4.32%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.78%) PostgreSQL
9 27 (3.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 25 (3.38%) NoSQL
11 22 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (2.57%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (2.16%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.62%) Hadoop
15 10 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 10 (1.35%) OLAP
15 10 (1.35%) SQL Server 2017
16 9 (1.22%) OLAP Cube
16 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
17 8 (1.08%) HBase
Development Applications
1 64 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 60 (8.11%) Jenkins
3 37 (5.00%) Selenium
4 35 (4.73%) JIRA
5 28 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (3.38%) Cucumber
7 21 (2.84%) SpecFlow
8 20 (2.70%) Maven
9 18 (2.43%) Bitbucket
10 16 (2.16%) JUnit
10 16 (2.16%) Mockito
11 15 (2.03%) DbUnit
11 15 (2.03%) jMock
11 15 (2.03%) SonarQube
12 13 (1.76%) Protractor
12 13 (1.76%) Visual Studio
12 13 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (1.22%) GitLab
14 9 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 130 (17.57%) Finance
2 41 (5.54%) Legal
3 31 (4.19%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.57%) Marketing
5 18 (2.43%) Retail
6 14 (1.89%) Law
7 12 (1.62%) Aerospace
7 12 (1.62%) Automotive
7 12 (1.62%) Back Office
8 11 (1.49%) Local Government
9 10 (1.35%) Advertising
10 8 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.41%) Banking
12 3 (0.41%) Electronics
12 3 (0.41%) Police
13 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.27%) Publishing
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 252 (34.05%) Developer
2 94 (12.70%) .NET Developer
3 82 (11.08%) Architect
4 55 (7.43%) Software Developer
5 54 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 43 (5.81%) Cloud Architect
7 42 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 39 (5.27%) Consultant
9 38 (5.14%) Full Stack Developer
10 37 (5.00%) Senior Developer
11 36 (4.86%) C# Developer
11 36 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
12 26 (3.51%) Analyst
12 26 (3.51%) Software Engineer
12 26 (3.51%) Support Engineer
13 24 (3.24%) Azure Developer
13 24 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (3.11%) Data Engineer
15 22 (2.97%) Azure Engineer
16 21 (2.84%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (30.41%) .NET
2 106 (14.32%) .NET Core
3 82 (11.08%) ASP.NET
3 82 (11.08%) Web Services
4 81 (10.95%) HTML
5 67 (9.05%) AngularJS
6 62 (8.38%) .NET Framework
6 62 (8.38%) React
7 59 (7.97%) CSS
8 51 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (6.62%) REST
10 38 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 38 (5.14%) RESTful
11 37 (5.00%) jQuery
12 32 (4.32%) Node.js
12 32 (4.32%) SOAP
13 31 (4.19%) Vue.js
14 24 (3.24%) Spring
15 22 (2.97%) HTML5
16 21 (2.84%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (5.14%) User Experience
3 33 (4.46%) Cloud Native
4 28 (3.78%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (3.11%) Public Cloud
6 22 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.84%) PKI
8 20 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (1.89%) Cyberattack
10 11 (1.49%) Data Centre
10 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 7 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Licensing
15 3 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
15 3 (0.41%) Private Cloud
15 3 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 166 (22.43%) Windows
2 112 (15.14%) Linux
3 70 (9.46%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (3.51%) Windows 10
7 20 (2.70%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (1.89%) CentOS
9 11 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (1.35%) Windows 7
11 8 (1.08%) Debian
11 8 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.81%) AIX
12 6 (0.81%) Unix
13 5 (0.68%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.41%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.41%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.27%) Android
15 2 (0.27%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (42.30%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (25.00%) DevOps
3 123 (16.62%) Scrum
4 107 (14.46%) MVC
5 86 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
6 80 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (10.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 78 (10.54%) ITIL
9 76 (10.27%) Test Automation
10 71 (9.59%) TDD
11 70 (9.46%) Microservices
12 62 (8.38%) Software Engineering
13 53 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
14 52 (7.03%) Service Management
15 51 (6.89%) Analytics
16 50 (6.76%) CRM
16 50 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 49 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
18 48 (6.49%) Machine Learning
19 47 (6.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 214 (28.92%) C#
2 207 (27.97%) SQL
3 186 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 84 (11.35%) Python
5 78 (10.54%) Java
6 77 (10.41%) PowerShell
7 71 (9.59%) T-SQL
8 61 (8.24%) TypeScript
9 30 (4.05%) Ruby
10 29 (3.92%) PHP
11 21 (2.84%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.84%) C++
12 17 (2.30%) C
13 10 (1.35%) Perl
14 9 (1.22%) R
15 6 (0.81%) ES6
15 6 (0.81%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.68%) Go
16 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
17 4 (0.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 91 (12.30%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.89%) SC Cleared
3 41 (5.54%) Degree
4 33 (4.46%) DV Cleared
5 31 (4.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (2.84%) ITIL Certification
8 18 (2.43%) CISSP
9 16 (2.16%) ISTQB
10 13 (1.76%) CCNA
10 13 (1.76%) ISEB
11 12 (1.62%) MCSA
12 10 (1.35%) MCSE
13 8 (1.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 7 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
14 7 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.68%) CISM
16 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.68%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.19%) QA
2 26 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.43%) NCSC
3 18 (2.43%) NIST
3 18 (2.43%) NIST 800
4 13 (1.76%) GDPR
5 8 (1.08%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.54%) SLA
8 2 (0.27%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.27%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 117 (15.81%) Docker
2 116 (15.68%) Active Directory
3 66 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (3.78%) vSphere
5 21 (2.84%) Hyper-V
6 10 (1.35%) XenApp
7 6 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.68%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.41%) Firmware
11 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.14%) LXC
12 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 65 (8.78%) Kubernetes
2 41 (5.54%) Terraform
3 34 (4.59%) Ansible
4 27 (3.65%) SCCM
5 26 (3.51%) Puppet
6 21 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.57%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (1.76%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (1.35%) Packer
10 8 (1.08%) SCOM
11 7 (0.95%) WSUS
12 6 (0.81%) Salt
13 5 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.68%) Grafana
13 5 (0.68%) Mesos
13 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Satellite
14 4 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 4 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 306 (41.35%) Microsoft
2 105 (14.19%) VMware
3 55 (7.43%) Google
4 51 (6.89%) Oracle
5 34 (4.59%) Cisco
6 33 (4.46%) Citrix
7 23 (3.11%) HP
8 16 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (2.03%) NetIQ
10 13 (1.76%) Splunk
10 13 (1.76%) Veeam
11 12 (1.62%) Red Hat
12 10 (1.35%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.08%) Veritas
14 7 (0.95%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.95%) Dell
14 7 (0.95%) Meraki
14 7 (0.95%) MuleSoft
14 7 (0.95%) Tableau
15 6 (0.81%) Fortinet