Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 12 23
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Azure 752 1,234 922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 19.46% 12.87% 9.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.67% 47.19% 40.98%
Number of salaries quoted 823 1,182 916
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.60% -1.58% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,750
90th Percentile £68,500 £69,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -3.51% +8.57%

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 1,545 2,615 2,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.97% 27.27% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 2,173 1,814
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £67,787 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +9 227 £49,000 +3.16% 75
Wiltshire +6 125 £49,500 -1.00% 20
Gloucestershire +17 112 £53,500 +18.89% 43
Devon +2 88 £46,500 +3.33% 30
Somerset +1 87 £45,000 - 21
Dorset -1 66 £50,000 +11.11% 21
Cornwall +6 19 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 293 (38.96%) AWS
2 282 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (35.64%) DevOps
4 232 (30.85%) Microsoft
5 228 (30.32%) .NET
6 218 (28.99%) C#
7 209 (27.79%) SQL
8 188 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 178 (23.67%) Windows
10 158 (21.01%) SQL Server
11 150 (19.95%) Scrum
12 139 (18.48%) Office 365
13 136 (18.09%) Docker
14 125 (16.62%) HTML
15 124 (16.49%) VMware
16 115 (15.29%) Git (software)
17 114 (15.16%) .NET Core
18 112 (14.89%) CSS
19 107 (14.23%) Microservices
20 106 (14.10%) Active Directory
21 104 (13.83%) MVC
21 104 (13.83%) AngularJS
22 99 (13.16%) .NET Framework
23 98 (13.03%) Linux
24 97 (12.90%) ASP.NET
25 96 (12.77%) GCP
26 92 (12.23%) TypeScript
27 89 (11.84%) SaaS
28 84 (11.17%) Test Automation
28 84 (11.17%) Java

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 48 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 23 (3.06%) Apache
2 23 (3.06%) NServiceBus
3 17 (2.26%) CMS
4 15 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (1.99%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.73%) Confluence
6 10 (1.33%) IIS
7 9 (1.20%) MS Exchange
8 8 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
8 8 (1.06%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.93%) Drupal
9 7 (0.93%) nginx
10 6 (0.80%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.66%) WordPress
12 3 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.40%) JBoss
12 3 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (1.60%) Microsoft Project
2 8 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.40%) Adobe XD
3 3 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.93%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 6 (0.80%) Actimize
4 5 (0.66%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.27%) FastStats
5 2 (0.27%) Maximo
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 293 (38.96%) AWS
2 139 (18.48%) Office 365
3 96 (12.77%) GCP
4 89 (11.84%) SaaS
5 53 (7.05%) IaaS
6 51 (6.78%) PaaS
7 42 (5.59%) Power Platform
8 31 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (2.13%) PowerApps
9 16 (2.13%) Serverless
10 15 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.73%) Azure Functions
12 12 (1.60%) Dynamics 365
13 11 (1.46%) npm
14 9 (1.20%) Azure Data Factory
15 8 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
15 8 (1.06%) NuGet
15 8 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 7 (0.93%) Logic Apps
16 7 (0.93%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 66 (8.78%) Firewall
2 56 (7.45%) DNS
3 36 (4.79%) Internet
4 29 (3.86%) WAN
5 28 (3.72%) LAN
6 26 (3.46%) DHCP
7 24 (3.19%) VPN
8 17 (2.26%) VLAN
9 16 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (2.13%) Wireless
10 13 (1.73%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (1.60%) SAN
12 11 (1.46%) TCP/IP
13 9 (1.20%) VoIP
14 8 (1.06%) MPLS
14 8 (1.06%) Unified Communications
15 7 (0.93%) Network Security
16 4 (0.53%) Kerberos
16 4 (0.53%) Skype
17 3 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (21.01%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.05%) MongoDB
3 52 (6.91%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (6.38%) MySQL
5 35 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (4.26%) NoSQL
8 24 (3.19%) Power BI
8 24 (3.19%) Relational Database
9 23 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (2.93%) Big Data
11 12 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 11 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.33%) Data Lake
14 7 (0.93%) Amazon Athena
14 7 (0.93%) Tableau
15 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.80%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 115 (15.29%) Git (software)
2 70 (9.31%) Jenkins
3 36 (4.79%) Selenium
4 23 (3.06%) JIRA
5 22 (2.93%) Postman
5 22 (2.93%) Subversion
6 21 (2.79%) Maven
7 20 (2.66%) Octopus Deploy
7 20 (2.66%) SoapUI
8 19 (2.53%) JUnit
8 19 (2.53%) Mockito
8 19 (2.53%) Visual Studio
9 18 (2.39%) SonarQube
10 17 (2.26%) Bitbucket
11 16 (2.13%) Cucumber
12 14 (1.86%) DbUnit
12 14 (1.86%) jMock
13 13 (1.73%) Fiddler
14 12 (1.60%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (10.64%) Finance
2 58 (7.71%) Public Sector
3 35 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 29 (3.86%) Marketing
5 26 (3.46%) Electronics
6 10 (1.33%) Legal
7 7 (0.93%) Advertising
7 7 (0.93%) Banking
7 7 (0.93%) Local Government
8 3 (0.40%) Automotive
9 2 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.27%) Games
9 2 (0.27%) Military
9 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.27%) Police
9 2 (0.27%) Retail
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Billing
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 289 (38.43%) Developer
2 81 (10.77%) .NET Developer
3 65 (8.64%) Software Developer
4 54 (7.18%) Architect
5 53 (7.05%) DevOps Engineer
6 50 (6.65%) Senior Developer
7 45 (5.98%) Java Developer
8 42 (5.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 38 (5.05%) Analyst
10 35 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
11 33 (4.39%) Data Engineer
12 31 (4.12%) Azure Engineer
13 30 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
13 30 (3.99%) Lead Developer
14 27 (3.59%) Azure Developer
15 23 (3.06%) Angular Developer
15 23 (3.06%) Support Engineer
16 22 (2.93%) IT Engineer
16 22 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
17 21 (2.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (30.32%) .NET
2 125 (16.62%) HTML
3 114 (15.16%) .NET Core
4 112 (14.89%) CSS
5 104 (13.83%) AngularJS
6 99 (13.16%) .NET Framework
7 97 (12.90%) ASP.NET
8 66 (8.78%) RESTful
9 59 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
10 54 (7.18%) React
11 52 (6.91%) Vue.js
12 46 (6.12%) Spring
13 42 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 42 (5.59%) Web Services
14 38 (5.05%) Node.js
15 35 (4.65%) Entity Framework
16 34 (4.52%) REST
17 32 (4.26%) XML
18 30 (3.99%) jQuery
19 26 (3.46%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 47 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (3.46%) Data Centre
3 25 (3.32%) Public Cloud
4 24 (3.19%) Cloud Native
5 22 (2.93%) User Experience
6 19 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 13 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (1.60%) Wiki
10 11 (1.46%) N-Tier
11 10 (1.33%) Driving Licence
11 10 (1.33%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.33%) PKI
12 9 (1.20%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.06%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.93%) Clustering
14 7 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (0.93%) Internet of Things
14 7 (0.93%) Private Cloud
15 5 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 178 (23.67%) Windows
2 98 (13.03%) Linux
3 79 (10.51%) Windows Server
4 23 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (2.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (2.53%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (1.99%) Apple iOS
8 12 (1.60%) Windows 10
9 11 (1.46%) Unix
10 10 (1.33%) Android
11 9 (1.20%) CentOS
12 7 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.66%) Fedora
14 4 (0.53%) SUSE
15 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.27%) Debian
16 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.27%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.13%) AIX
17 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (35.64%) DevOps
3 150 (19.95%) Scrum
4 107 (14.23%) Microservices
5 104 (13.83%) MVC
6 84 (11.17%) Test Automation
7 83 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
8 77 (10.24%) Problem-Solving
9 72 (9.57%) Analytics
10 71 (9.44%) TDD
11 70 (9.31%) Mentoring
12 65 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (7.18%) Software Engineering
14 52 (6.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 51 (6.78%) Coaching
16 45 (5.98%) Project Delivery
17 43 (5.72%) ITIL
17 43 (5.72%) Migration
18 41 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
19 39 (5.19%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (28.99%) C#
2 209 (27.79%) SQL
3 188 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 92 (12.23%) TypeScript
5 84 (11.17%) Java
6 60 (7.98%) PowerShell
7 56 (7.45%) Python
8 41 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 38 (5.05%) PHP
10 21 (2.79%) C
11 13 (1.73%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.46%) Java 8
13 8 (1.06%) VB
14 6 (0.80%) VB.NET
15 5 (0.66%) Go
15 5 (0.66%) R
15 5 (0.66%) VB6
15 5 (0.66%) VBScript
16 4 (0.53%) ES6
16 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 51 (6.78%) SC Cleared
3 50 (6.65%) Degree
4 41 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (2.66%) DV Cleared
7 17 (2.26%) MCSA
8 16 (2.13%) CCNA
9 12 (1.60%) CISSP
9 12 (1.60%) MCSE
10 11 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (1.20%) CCNP
11 9 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.06%) CISM
13 5 (0.66%) MCDST
13 5 (0.66%) MCP
14 4 (0.53%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (0.53%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.40%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (2.66%) QA
3 19 (2.53%) GDPR
4 18 (2.39%) SLA
5 11 (1.46%) NIST
6 10 (1.33%) NIST 800
7 9 (1.20%) NCSC
8 5 (0.66%) FATCA
9 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.13%) COBIT
11 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 136 (18.09%) Docker
2 106 (14.10%) Active Directory
3 80 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (6.52%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.46%) vSphere
6 12 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.06%) XenApp
8 6 (0.80%) Firmware
8 6 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (0.66%) oVirt
9 5 (0.66%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.40%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.40%) NDS
10 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.27%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.13%) LXC
12 1 (0.13%) pfSense
12 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 76 (10.11%) Kubernetes
2 60 (7.98%) Terraform
3 34 (4.52%) Ansible
4 22 (2.93%) SCCM
5 16 (2.13%) Puppet
6 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.73%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 8 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.93%) MIIS
10 6 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.80%) Packer
11 5 (0.66%) AirWatch
11 5 (0.66%) Nagios
11 5 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 5 (0.66%) Observium
11 5 (0.66%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 5 (0.66%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.66%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.40%) FortiGate
12 3 (0.40%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 232 (30.85%) Microsoft
2 124 (16.49%) VMware
3 60 (7.98%) Oracle
4 53 (7.05%) Cisco
5 47 (6.25%) Google
6 34 (4.52%) Dell
7 26 (3.46%) SAP
8 24 (3.19%) Citrix
9 21 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (2.66%) HP
11 19 (2.53%) Veeam
12 16 (2.13%) NetIQ
13 13 (1.73%) Intel
14 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.46%) Sophos
14 11 (1.46%) Splunk
15 10 (1.33%) Cadence
15 10 (1.33%) F5
15 10 (1.33%) ForgeRock
16 9 (1.20%) EnterpriseDB