Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > South West
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,674 525 1,291
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 21.81% 15.46% 12.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 54.81% 43.32% 50.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,125 440 1,129
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,475 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £49,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +5.45% -

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 3,054 1,212 2,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.79% 35.70% 25.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,180 997 2,131
10th Percentile £27,975 £27,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,650 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £61,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 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 +2 785 £47,500 - 124
Gloucestershire +10 285 £49,500 -9.17% 51
Wiltshire +15 216 £55,000 +4.76% 39
Dorset +14 134 £50,000 - 27
Somerset +1 95 £49,250 +9.44% 19
Devon -2 69 £45,000 +12.50% 24
Cornwall +2 47 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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.

1 768 (45.88%) DevOps
2 735 (43.91%) AWS
3 647 (38.65%) Microsoft
4 629 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
5 488 (29.15%) C#
6 468 (27.96%) .NET
7 467 (27.90%) JavaScript
8 386 (23.06%) SQL
9 367 (21.92%) Python
10 340 (20.31%) Windows
11 332 (19.83%) Security Cleared
12 306 (18.28%) SQL Server
13 293 (17.50%) Linux
14 290 (17.32%) React
15 282 (16.85%) Microsoft 365
16 274 (16.37%) GCP
16 274 (16.37%) Software Engineering
17 272 (16.25%) .NET Core
18 263 (15.71%) CSS
19 258 (15.41%) Scrum
20 243 (14.52%) Microservices
21 239 (14.28%) Docker
22 233 (13.92%) Finance
23 232 (13.86%) Active Directory
24 229 (13.68%) Social Skills
25 225 (13.44%) VMware
26 218 (13.02%) PowerShell
27 206 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
28 202 (12.07%) AngularJS
29 193 (11.53%) HTML

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 88 (5.26%) GeoServer
2 82 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 43 (2.57%) CMS
4 40 (2.39%) Confluence
5 36 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 35 (2.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 33 (1.97%) EPiServer
8 32 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 31 (1.85%) IIS
10 28 (1.67%) MS Exchange
11 20 (1.19%) ArcGIS
12 16 (0.96%) Apache
13 15 (0.90%) Kentico
13 15 (0.90%) Sitefinity
14 13 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
15 11 (0.66%) Apache Spark
15 11 (0.66%) Traefik
16 10 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.60%) Skype for Business
17 8 (0.48%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 44 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.060%) Sketch
3 1 (0.060%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 13 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.30%) FastStats
3 5 (0.30%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Business One
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.18%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.060%) Acoustic Campaign
7 1 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.060%) Line 50
7 1 (0.060%) Maximo
7 1 (0.060%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.060%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 735 (43.91%) AWS
2 282 (16.85%) Microsoft 365
3 274 (16.37%) GCP
4 127 (7.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 113 (6.75%) Power Platform
6 112 (6.69%) SaaS
7 110 (6.57%) Serverless
8 74 (4.42%) OpenShift
9 72 (4.30%) PaaS
10 69 (4.12%) IaaS
11 61 (3.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 56 (3.35%) GitHub
13 45 (2.69%) Dynamics 365
14 36 (2.15%) Azure Data Factory
15 34 (2.03%) AWS Lambda
16 28 (1.67%) PowerApps
17 22 (1.31%) Azure Key Vault
17 22 (1.31%) Snowflake
18 20 (1.19%) OneDrive
19 19 (1.14%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 111 (6.63%) Firewall
2 92 (5.50%) DNS
3 82 (4.90%) HTTP
4 74 (4.42%) DHCP
5 72 (4.30%) VPN
6 49 (2.93%) Internet
7 47 (2.81%) VLAN
8 40 (2.39%) WAN
9 37 (2.21%) IPv4
10 35 (2.09%) LAN
10 35 (2.09%) TCP/IP
11 34 (2.03%) SAN
12 27 (1.61%) OSPF
13 18 (1.08%) VoIP
13 18 (1.08%) Wireless
14 15 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.84%) Network Security
16 12 (0.72%) Remote Desktop
17 11 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (0.66%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 306 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 166 (9.92%) PostgreSQL
3 113 (6.75%) MySQL
4 104 (6.21%) GIS
5 97 (5.79%) Power BI
6 96 (5.73%) Data Warehouse
7 88 (5.26%) QGIS
8 83 (4.96%) MongoDB
9 68 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 60 (3.58%) Relational Database
11 56 (3.35%) Hadoop
12 54 (3.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 47 (2.81%) Big Data
13 47 (2.81%) NoSQL
14 44 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 34 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
16 31 (1.85%) Tableau
17 30 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
17 30 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
18 26 (1.55%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 159 (9.50%) Git (software)
2 138 (8.24%) Jenkins
3 80 (4.78%) JIRA
4 61 (3.64%) Selenium
5 50 (2.99%) JMeter
6 49 (2.93%) Visual Studio
7 45 (2.69%) Robot Framework
7 45 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 44 (2.63%) Eclipse
9 35 (2.09%) Bitbucket
10 34 (2.03%) Cucumber
11 31 (1.85%) Subversion
12 29 (1.73%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.67%) GitLab
14 26 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
15 23 (1.37%) SonarQube
16 18 (1.08%) Visual Studio Team System
17 16 (0.96%) SpecFlow
18 11 (0.66%) WebDriver
19 8 (0.48%) Postman
General
1 233 (13.92%) Finance
2 229 (13.68%) Social Skills
3 108 (6.45%) Marketing
4 89 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (5.08%) Public Sector
6 47 (2.81%) Telecoms
7 40 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 39 (2.33%) Electronics
9 38 (2.27%) Retail
10 36 (2.15%) Organisational Skills
11 34 (2.03%) Legal
11 34 (2.03%) Presentation Skills
12 32 (1.91%) Games
13 22 (1.31%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 18 (1.08%) Banking
14 18 (1.08%) Wearables
15 17 (1.02%) Law
15 17 (1.02%) Local Government
16 15 (0.90%) Documentation Skills
17 13 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 502 (29.99%) Developer
2 180 (10.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 150 (8.96%) .NET Developer
4 145 (8.66%) Architect
5 139 (8.30%) Software Engineer
6 112 (6.69%) Senior Developer
7 102 (6.09%) Software Developer
8 99 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 86 (5.14%) Analyst
10 76 (4.54%) Azure Engineer
11 70 (4.18%) Java Developer
12 66 (3.94%) Cloud Engineer
13 64 (3.82%) C# Developer
14 59 (3.52%) Azure Developer
15 56 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
16 49 (2.93%) Senior .NET Developer
17 48 (2.87%) Azure DevOps
17 48 (2.87%) Senior Software Engineer
17 48 (2.87%) Support Engineer
18 47 (2.81%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (27.96%) .NET
2 290 (17.32%) React
3 272 (16.25%) .NET Core
4 263 (15.71%) CSS
5 202 (12.07%) AngularJS
6 193 (11.53%) HTML
7 190 (11.35%) Web Services
8 146 (8.72%) .NET Framework
9 134 (8.00%) ASP.NET
10 113 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 100 (5.97%) Vue.js
12 89 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 88 (5.26%) Leaflet
13 88 (5.26%) OpenLayers
14 79 (4.72%) Node.js
15 72 (4.30%) Kafka
16 70 (4.18%) REST
17 65 (3.88%) RESTful
18 58 (3.46%) Spring Boot
19 56 (3.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 82 (4.90%) Public Cloud
2 72 (4.30%) User Experience
3 56 (3.35%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (2.87%) Cyberattack
5 44 (2.63%) Cloud Native
5 44 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
6 43 (2.57%) Data Centre
7 36 (2.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 29 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 28 (1.67%) Driving Licence
10 26 (1.55%) Clustering
11 23 (1.37%) Internet of Things
12 22 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 21 (1.25%) Home Automation
13 21 (1.25%) Smart Home
13 21 (1.25%) Smartphone
14 18 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 17 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (0.96%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 340 (20.31%) Windows
2 293 (17.50%) Linux
3 162 (9.68%) Windows Server
4 110 (6.57%) Ubuntu
5 65 (3.88%) Windows 10
6 51 (3.05%) CentOS
7 50 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 48 (2.87%) Windows Server 2016
9 47 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (1.85%) Android
11 29 (1.73%) Unix
12 26 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
13 23 (1.37%) Apple iOS
14 12 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.54%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.12%) Debian
17 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.060%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (45.88%) DevOps
2 629 (37.57%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (16.37%) Software Engineering
4 258 (15.41%) Scrum
5 243 (14.52%) Microservices
6 206 (12.31%) Business Intelligence
7 192 (11.47%) Infrastructure as Code
8 184 (10.99%) MVC
9 178 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
10 163 (9.74%) Mentoring
11 140 (8.36%) Analytics
12 125 (7.47%) Full Stack Development
12 125 (7.47%) TDD
13 121 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
13 121 (7.23%) ITIL
14 110 (6.57%) SDLC
15 109 (6.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 104 (6.21%) E-Commerce
17 102 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
17 102 (6.09%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 488 (29.15%) C#
2 467 (27.90%) JavaScript
3 386 (23.06%) SQL
4 367 (21.92%) Python
5 218 (13.02%) PowerShell
6 177 (10.57%) Java
7 122 (7.29%) Bash Shell
8 115 (6.87%) TypeScript
9 98 (5.85%) T-SQL
10 43 (2.57%) PHP
11 36 (2.15%) Go
12 31 (1.85%) R
13 27 (1.61%) C++
14 24 (1.43%) C
15 23 (1.37%) ES6
16 22 (1.31%) Ruby
17 17 (1.02%) MATLAB
18 15 (0.90%) Perl
18 15 (0.90%) VB
19 14 (0.84%) Scala
Qualifications
1 332 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 182 (10.87%) SC Cleared
3 127 (7.59%) Degree
4 61 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (3.58%) DV Cleared
6 19 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 18 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (1.02%) AWS Certification
8 17 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (0.84%) DBS Check
9 14 (0.84%) MCSA
9 14 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
10 13 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (0.78%) CISSP
10 13 (0.78%) ISEB
11 11 (0.66%) GIAC
12 10 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
12 10 (0.60%) HND
12 10 (0.60%) RHCE
13 9 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.64%) QA
2 55 (3.29%) GDPR
3 41 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.25%) SLA
6 16 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 16 (0.96%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.84%) Data Quality
8 7 (0.42%) Accessibility
8 7 (0.42%) NCSC
9 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 6 (0.36%) TickIT
10 4 (0.24%) NIST
11 2 (0.12%) GRC
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) PMO
12 1 (0.060%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.060%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 239 (14.28%) Docker
2 232 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 154 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 98 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 48 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.49%) vSphere
7 14 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (0.48%) XenApp
8 8 (0.48%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.42%) BitLocker
10 6 (0.36%) VMware NSX
11 5 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.24%) KVM
12 4 (0.24%) NFS
12 4 (0.24%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (0.18%) Gluster
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.12%) Firmware
14 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 190 (11.35%) Ansible
2 187 (11.17%) Kubernetes
3 175 (10.45%) Terraform
4 101 (6.03%) Puppet
5 78 (4.66%) Microsoft Intune
6 43 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (2.33%) SCCM
8 21 (1.25%) Single Sign-On
9 19 (1.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 17 (1.02%) vCenter Server
11 16 (0.96%) Packer
12 9 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
13 8 (0.48%) WSUS
14 5 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 3 (0.18%) FortiGate
15 3 (0.18%) Grafana
15 3 (0.18%) Kibana
15 3 (0.18%) Prometheus
15 3 (0.18%) SCOM
15 3 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 647 (38.65%) Microsoft
2 225 (13.44%) VMware
3 175 (10.45%) Google
4 115 (6.87%) Oracle
5 62 (3.70%) SAP
6 50 (2.99%) Atlassian
6 50 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
7 46 (2.75%) Citrix
8 45 (2.69%) Red Hat
9 44 (2.63%) Cisco
10 38 (2.27%) Splunk
11 35 (2.09%) Sitecore
12 24 (1.43%) Apple
12 24 (1.43%) NetApp
12 24 (1.43%) Veeam
13 20 (1.19%) Databricks
14 18 (1.08%) IBM
15 13 (0.78%) Dell
15 13 (0.78%) F5
15 13 (0.78%) HP