Period
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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 16 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South West
6 months to
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,599 1,640 602
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 18.18% 21.20% 14.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.81% 54.04% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,057 1,144 486
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,500 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.25% -1.02% +8.89%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £74,700 £72,500
England median annual salary £64,067 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +6.78% +4.35% +4.55%

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 3,210 3,035 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 36.49% 39.23% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,171 2,197 1,124
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £27,629
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,375 £61,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Bristol -2 613 £55,000 +15.79% 121
Gloucestershire -10 242 £55,000 +11.11% 22
Wiltshire -1 225 £55,000 - 26
Dorset +9 208 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Somerset +5 170 £49,250 -1.50% 8
Devon -6 99 £40,500 -4.71% 24
Cornwall -25 28 £50,000 +28.21% 12
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, 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.

1 696 (43.53%) Agile
2 684 (42.78%) Microsoft
3 677 (42.34%) DevOps
4 648 (40.53%) AWS
5 595 (37.21%) .NET
6 537 (33.58%) SQL
7 487 (30.46%) C#
8 457 (28.58%) JavaScript
9 394 (24.64%) GCP
10 358 (22.39%) SQL Server
11 357 (22.33%) Azure DevOps
12 349 (21.83%) Python
13 330 (20.64%) CI/CD
14 327 (20.45%) Software Engineering
15 325 (20.33%) Social Skills
16 299 (18.70%) Windows
17 290 (18.14%) React
18 289 (18.07%) AngularJS
19 287 (17.95%) Java
20 286 (17.89%) Finance
21 277 (17.32%) MVC
22 250 (15.63%) Scrum
23 240 (15.01%) Microsoft 365
23 240 (15.01%) .NET Core
24 237 (14.82%) Analytics
25 232 (14.51%) Docker
26 228 (14.26%) HTML
27 227 (14.20%) TypeScript
28 226 (14.13%) ASP.NET
29 224 (14.01%) .NET Framework

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
1 151 (9.44%) SharePoint
2 52 (3.25%) Umbraco
3 42 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
4 33 (2.06%) Confluence
5 31 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
6 30 (1.88%) CMS
7 21 (1.31%) MS Exchange
8 20 (1.25%) Apache
9 18 (1.13%) IIS
10 17 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.00%) Apache Airflow
12 14 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
12 14 (0.88%) WebLogic
13 12 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.56%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.56%) Sitefinity
15 7 (0.44%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.38%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 31 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.063%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.063%) CATIA
5 1 (0.063%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 28 (1.75%) Maximo
2 20 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.75%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.19%) Magento
5 3 (0.19%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.063%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.063%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.063%) SAP WM
6 1 (0.063%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 648 (40.53%) AWS
2 394 (24.64%) GCP
3 357 (22.33%) Azure DevOps
4 240 (15.01%) Microsoft 365
5 122 (7.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 110 (6.88%) GitHub
7 97 (6.07%) Serverless
8 93 (5.82%) Power Platform
9 87 (5.44%) PaaS
10 81 (5.07%) IaaS
11 79 (4.94%) SaaS
12 78 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
13 54 (3.38%) Amazon S3
14 53 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
15 45 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
16 41 (2.56%) Amazon ECS
17 40 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
18 31 (1.94%) Heroku
19 29 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
19 29 (1.81%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 115 (7.19%) Firewall
2 71 (4.44%) DNS
3 67 (4.19%) HTTP
4 66 (4.13%) VPN
5 49 (3.06%) SSL
5 49 (3.06%) WAN
6 42 (2.63%) DHCP
6 42 (2.63%) Internet
7 40 (2.50%) VLAN
8 37 (2.31%) LAN
9 36 (2.25%) TCP/IP
10 30 (1.88%) Network Security
11 19 (1.19%) SAN
12 18 (1.13%) IPv4
12 18 (1.13%) MPLS
13 17 (1.06%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (1.00%) SD-WAN
15 15 (0.94%) OSPF
16 14 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (22.39%) SQL Server
2 153 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 122 (7.63%) Big Data
4 106 (6.63%) NoSQL
5 105 (6.57%) Relational Database
6 91 (5.69%) MySQL
7 88 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 60 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 58 (3.63%) Power BI
10 51 (3.19%) Oracle Database
11 40 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
11 40 (2.50%) Tableau
12 38 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
13 35 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
14 34 (2.13%) BigQuery
15 33 (2.06%) Data Lake
16 32 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (1.81%) Hadoop
18 28 (1.75%) Looker
19 27 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 212 (13.26%) Git (software)
2 59 (3.69%) JIRA
3 54 (3.38%) Jenkins
4 49 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (3.00%) Selenium
6 37 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 30 (1.88%) NUnit
7 30 (1.88%) Postman
8 28 (1.75%) MSTest
9 17 (1.06%) GitLab
9 17 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
9 17 (1.06%) webpack
10 14 (0.88%) Cypress.io
10 14 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
11 13 (0.81%) IBM UrbanCode
12 11 (0.69%) gulp
12 11 (0.69%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.56%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 8 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 325 (20.33%) Social Skills
2 286 (17.89%) Finance
3 122 (7.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 103 (6.44%) Public Sector
5 102 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 90 (5.63%) Games
7 88 (5.50%) Marketing
8 66 (4.13%) Retail
9 61 (3.81%) Legal
10 60 (3.75%) Banking
11 32 (2.00%) Manufacturing
12 31 (1.94%) Presentation Skills
13 30 (1.88%) Telecoms
14 25 (1.56%) Military
15 22 (1.38%) Law
16 18 (1.13%) Aerospace
16 18 (1.13%) Organisational Skills
17 14 (0.88%) Automotive
18 13 (0.81%) Electronics
19 11 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 392 (24.52%) Developer
2 222 (13.88%) Software Engineer
3 174 (10.88%) .NET Developer
4 133 (8.32%) Architect
5 107 (6.69%) Software Developer
6 104 (6.50%) Data Engineer
7 82 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
8 79 (4.94%) C# Developer
9 78 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 77 (4.82%) Trainee
11 69 (4.32%) Senior Developer
12 63 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
13 51 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
14 49 (3.06%) Senior .NET Developer
14 49 (3.06%) Solutions Architect
15 48 (3.00%) Full Stack Developer
16 41 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
16 41 (2.56%) Administrator
17 39 (2.44%) Lead Developer
18 38 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 595 (37.21%) .NET
2 290 (18.14%) React
3 289 (18.07%) AngularJS
4 240 (15.01%) .NET Core
5 228 (14.26%) HTML
6 226 (14.13%) ASP.NET
7 224 (14.01%) .NET Framework
8 223 (13.95%) CSS
9 148 (9.26%) Spring
10 138 (8.63%) ASP.NET Web API
11 136 (8.51%) Entity Framework
12 121 (7.57%) Node.js
13 101 (6.32%) REST
14 94 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
15 88 (5.50%) Vue.js
16 62 (3.88%) Ruby on Rails
17 61 (3.81%) Dapper ORM
18 60 (3.75%) Web Services
19 59 (3.69%) Angular 2
20 54 (3.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (4.94%) Algorithms
2 71 (4.44%) Cloud Native
3 60 (3.75%) Public Cloud
4 52 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
5 51 (3.19%) User Experience
6 47 (2.94%) Legacy Systems
7 44 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 40 (2.50%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.00%) Clustering
10 29 (1.81%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.69%) Blog
12 24 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
13 23 (1.44%) IoT
14 19 (1.19%) Tandem
15 14 (0.88%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.69%) Legacy Applications
17 10 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
18 9 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
18 9 (0.56%) Satnav
Operating Systems
1 299 (18.70%) Windows
2 191 (11.94%) Linux
3 130 (8.13%) Windows Server
4 45 (2.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 42 (2.63%) Unix
6 40 (2.50%) Windows 10
7 22 (1.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (1.31%) Ubuntu
9 20 (1.25%) Android
10 15 (0.94%) CentOS
11 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (0.38%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.31%) AIX
15 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 3 (0.19%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.063%) Solaris
17 1 (0.063%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 696 (43.53%) Agile
2 677 (42.34%) DevOps
3 330 (20.64%) CI/CD
4 327 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 277 (17.32%) MVC
6 250 (15.63%) Scrum
7 237 (14.82%) Analytics
8 217 (13.57%) Mentoring
9 194 (12.13%) Problem-Solving
10 167 (10.44%) Cybersecurity
11 164 (10.26%) TDD
12 151 (9.44%) Full Stack Development
13 147 (9.19%) Microservices
14 138 (8.63%) Machine Learning
15 137 (8.57%) Test Automation
16 134 (8.38%) Business Intelligence
17 131 (8.19%) SDLC
18 129 (8.07%) ITIL
19 128 (8.01%) Data Science
20 127 (7.94%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 537 (33.58%) SQL
2 487 (30.46%) C#
3 457 (28.58%) JavaScript
4 349 (21.83%) Python
5 287 (17.95%) Java
6 227 (14.20%) TypeScript
7 165 (10.32%) PowerShell
8 149 (9.32%) T-SQL
9 90 (5.63%) Go
10 82 (5.13%) Ruby
11 55 (3.44%) Bash
12 43 (2.69%) C++
13 34 (2.13%) PHP
14 32 (2.00%) R
15 29 (1.81%) C
16 25 (1.56%) ES6
17 21 (1.31%) Scala
18 20 (1.25%) Julia
19 17 (1.06%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 193 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 130 (8.13%) Degree
2 130 (8.13%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 25 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 21 (1.31%) MCSE
7 19 (1.19%) CCNA
8 16 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.00%) ISTQB
9 15 (0.94%) MCPD
10 13 (0.81%) AWS Certification
10 13 (0.81%) ISEB
11 12 (0.75%) CCNP
11 12 (0.75%) CISSP
12 8 (0.50%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (0.50%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.50%) MCSA
12 8 (0.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (7.94%) QA
2 61 (3.81%) GDPR
3 56 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (2.94%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.44%) SLA
6 20 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 13 (0.81%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.63%) GRC
9 8 (0.50%) NCSC
10 4 (0.25%) Accessibility
10 4 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.25%) PMO
11 3 (0.19%) NIST
12 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.063%) SEPA
System Software
1 232 (14.51%) Docker
2 193 (12.07%) Active Directory
3 72 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (3.63%) Hyper-V
5 20 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.81%) vSphere
8 12 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.50%) Shibboleth
10 6 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.25%) Firmware
12 3 (0.19%) Ceph
12 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.19%) Xen
13 2 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.13%) XenApp
13 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
14 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 212 (13.26%) Kubernetes
2 144 (9.01%) Terraform
3 59 (3.69%) Ansible
4 48 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 35 (2.19%) SCCM
6 20 (1.25%) Puppet
7 17 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
8 14 (0.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 14 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 14 (0.88%) Prometheus
9 11 (0.69%) Grafana
10 10 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (0.63%) Packer
10 10 (0.63%) WSUS
11 8 (0.50%) vCenter Server
12 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 5 (0.31%) Cisco IPCC
14 5 (0.31%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 684 (42.78%) Microsoft
2 161 (10.07%) Google
3 119 (7.44%) VMware
4 96 (6.00%) Oracle
5 38 (2.38%) Cisco
6 33 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
6 33 (2.06%) Teradata
7 30 (1.88%) Citrix
8 27 (1.69%) IBM
9 25 (1.56%) Databricks
10 18 (1.13%) SolarWinds
11 17 (1.06%) Veeam
11 17 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 16 (1.00%) Apple
12 16 (1.00%) Talend
13 15 (0.94%) HP
14 14 (0.88%) Aruba
14 14 (0.88%) Meraki
14 14 (0.88%) Sitecore
15 13 (0.81%) Red Hat