Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 53 112
Rank change year-on-year +27 +59 +117
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 984 596 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.08% 5.78% 2.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.04% 38.23% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 882 495 275
South West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,025 £30,200 £25,798
90th Percentile £63,975 £72,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Microsoft 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 2,092 1,559 1,037
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.30% 15.11% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,812 1,313 902
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the South West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the South West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the South West

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the South West over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the South West

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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 +4 262 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Dorset +33 252 £40,000 - 27
Wiltshire +62 144 £46,500 +15.53% 19
Somerset +11 133 £47,500 -24.00% 22
Gloucestershire +46 89 £47,500 +6.74% 16
Devon +7 52 £38,469 -14.51% 18
Cornwall -25 24 £37,500 +102.70% 8
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 488 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 460 (46.75%) C#
3 423 (42.99%) .NET
4 398 (40.45%) Amazon AWS
5 392 (39.84%) SQL Server
6 358 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
7 333 (33.84%) MVC
8 321 (32.62%) ASP.NET
9 273 (27.74%) SQL
10 248 (25.20%) JavaScript
11 233 (23.68%) Windows
12 228 (23.17%) AngularJS
13 217 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC
14 185 (18.80%) DevOps
15 183 (18.60%) TDD
16 180 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
17 179 (18.19%) HTML
18 178 (18.09%) Office 365
19 177 (17.99%) Scrum
20 176 (17.89%) VMware
21 170 (17.28%) ITIL
22 169 (17.17%) ASP.NET Web API
23 158 (16.06%) Active Directory
24 156 (15.85%) Linux
25 154 (15.65%) Windows Server
26 148 (15.04%) Finance
27 137 (13.92%) Web Services
28 134 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
29 133 (13.52%) CSS
30 130 (13.21%) .NET Framework

Microsoft 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
1 101 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 71 (7.22%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (5.28%) IIS
4 43 (4.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 40 (4.07%) Apache
6 38 (3.86%) Tomcat
7 37 (3.76%) MS Exchange
8 27 (2.74%) Umbraco
9 22 (2.24%) Skype for Business
10 21 (2.13%) Apache Pig
10 21 (2.13%) Apache Spark
11 17 (1.73%) CMS
12 16 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (1.12%) OpenStack
15 10 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 8 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.51%) Confluence
17 5 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
17 5 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (4.07%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.10%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.30%) nopCommerce
3 2 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 398 (40.45%) Amazon AWS
2 178 (18.09%) Office 365
3 68 (6.91%) IaaS
4 62 (6.30%) SaaS
5 61 (6.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 60 (6.10%) PaaS
7 33 (3.35%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (2.74%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (2.03%) GitHub
11 18 (1.83%) Amazon EMR
12 17 (1.73%) Serverless
13 14 (1.42%) Azure Data Factory
14 13 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (1.22%) OneDrive
16 11 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
17 10 (1.02%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.81%) G Suite
19 6 (0.61%) Slack
20 4 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 81 (8.23%) Firewall
2 48 (4.88%) DNS
3 37 (3.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 35 (3.56%) DHCP
5 30 (3.05%) Network Security
5 30 (3.05%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.74%) SAN
6 27 (2.74%) WAN
7 26 (2.64%) VoIP
8 20 (2.03%) LAN
9 19 (1.93%) Skype
9 19 (1.93%) SSL
10 16 (1.63%) SMS
11 15 (1.52%) Unified Communications
12 14 (1.42%) VPN
13 11 (1.12%) Internet
14 10 (1.02%) Software-Defined Networking
15 8 (0.81%) VLAN
16 7 (0.71%) eduroam
17 6 (0.61%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 392 (39.84%) SQL Server
2 73 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 61 (6.20%) Power BI
4 58 (5.89%) MongoDB
5 55 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 44 (4.47%) Big Data
6 44 (4.47%) NoSQL
7 43 (4.37%) Hadoop
8 37 (3.76%) MySQL
9 35 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
10 31 (3.15%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.95%) Relational Database
12 28 (2.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 26 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
15 23 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (2.34%) SQL Server 2005
16 21 (2.13%) Apache Hive
16 21 (2.13%) Presto
Development Applications
1 105 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 88 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 70 (7.11%) Visual Studio
4 69 (7.01%) Jenkins
5 44 (4.47%) JIRA
6 39 (3.96%) gulp
7 38 (3.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (3.76%) Jasmine
9 34 (3.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 21 (2.13%) TeamCity
11 20 (2.03%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.42%) Maven
13 13 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 12 (1.22%) Selenium
15 11 (1.12%) Subversion
16 10 (1.02%) Bitbucket
17 8 (0.81%) Cucumber
18 7 (0.71%) Vagrant
18 7 (0.71%) webpack
19 6 (0.61%) GitLab
General
1 148 (15.04%) Finance
2 49 (4.98%) Retail
3 41 (4.17%) Marketing
4 37 (3.76%) Electronics
5 36 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 31 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.83%) Advertising
8 10 (1.02%) Legal
9 8 (0.81%) Back Office
10 7 (0.71%) Banking
11 5 (0.51%) Games
12 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.41%) Automotive
13 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.30%) Law
14 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
14 2 (0.20%) Publishing
15 1 (0.10%) Billing
15 1 (0.10%) German Language
15 1 (0.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 435 (44.21%) Developer
2 223 (22.66%) .NET Developer
3 131 (13.31%) C# Developer
4 101 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 93 (9.45%) Software Developer
6 65 (6.61%) Architect
7 63 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 63 (6.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 57 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 55 (5.59%) .NET Software Developer
10 53 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
10 53 (5.39%) Senior Developer
11 52 (5.28%) Angular Developer
12 48 (4.88%) C# Software Developer
13 46 (4.67%) Support Engineer
14 45 (4.57%) Software Engineer
15 44 (4.47%) Administrator
16 43 (4.37%) Lead Developer
17 42 (4.27%) Consultant
18 41 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (42.99%) .NET
2 321 (32.62%) ASP.NET
3 228 (23.17%) AngularJS
4 217 (22.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 179 (18.19%) HTML
6 169 (17.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 137 (13.92%) Web Services
8 133 (13.52%) CSS
9 130 (13.21%) .NET Framework
10 103 (10.47%) Entity Framework
11 97 (9.86%) jQuery
12 83 (8.43%) REST
13 67 (6.81%) HTML5
14 61 (6.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 59 (6.00%) ASP.NET Core
15 59 (6.00%) RESTful
16 57 (5.79%) WCF
17 47 (4.78%) React
18 43 (4.37%) .NET Core
19 42 (4.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 80 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
2 59 (6.00%) User Experience
3 58 (5.89%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.98%) Data Centre
5 42 (4.27%) Clustering
6 32 (3.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 32 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
7 24 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 23 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 21 (2.13%) Fintech
10 19 (1.93%) Computer Science
10 19 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.73%) Management Information System
12 15 (1.52%) PKI
12 15 (1.52%) Public Cloud
13 10 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.81%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.71%) Private Cloud
15 7 (0.71%) Replication
16 6 (0.61%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 233 (23.68%) Windows
2 156 (15.85%) Linux
3 154 (15.65%) Windows Server
4 84 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (3.25%) Windows 10
8 19 (1.93%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 12 (1.22%) Android
11 8 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.81%) Windows 8
12 7 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.51%) Unix
15 4 (0.41%) Debian
16 2 (0.20%) CentOS
17 1 (0.10%) AIX
17 1 (0.10%) Solaris
17 1 (0.10%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (36.38%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (33.84%) MVC
3 185 (18.80%) DevOps
4 183 (18.60%) TDD
5 180 (18.29%) Business Intelligence
6 177 (17.99%) Scrum
7 170 (17.28%) ITIL
8 119 (12.09%) BDD
9 107 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 83 (8.43%) Continuous Integration
11 78 (7.93%) SOA
12 77 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
13 75 (7.62%) Test Automation
14 72 (7.32%) Service Delivery
14 72 (7.32%) Web Development
15 70 (7.11%) SOLID
16 68 (6.91%) Service Management
17 66 (6.71%) Deployment Automation
18 64 (6.50%) Microservices
19 63 (6.40%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 460 (46.75%) C#
2 273 (27.74%) SQL
3 248 (25.20%) JavaScript
4 104 (10.57%) Java
5 97 (9.86%) Python
6 86 (8.74%) PowerShell
7 63 (6.40%) TypeScript
8 41 (4.17%) VB.NET
9 38 (3.86%) T-SQL
10 26 (2.64%) C++
11 21 (2.13%) PHP
11 21 (2.13%) Ruby
12 19 (1.93%) Scala
13 18 (1.83%) Bash Shell
14 13 (1.32%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.22%) C
16 11 (1.12%) F#
17 10 (1.02%) R
18 8 (0.81%) Perl
19 7 (0.71%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (12.20%) Degree
2 118 (11.99%) Security Cleared
3 107 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 87 (8.84%) SC Cleared
5 36 (3.66%) MCSE
6 32 (3.25%) MCPD
7 23 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 14 (1.42%) CCNA
10 12 (1.22%) AWS Certification
11 10 (1.02%) MCSA
11 10 (1.02%) TOGAF Certification
12 9 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (0.81%) CCNP
14 6 (0.61%) ISEB
14 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 4 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 3 (0.30%) CSSLP
17 3 (0.30%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.56%) SLA
2 16 (1.63%) QA
3 15 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.02%) GDPR
5 7 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (0.61%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.30%) COBIT
7 3 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
7 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.20%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.10%) GCP
System Software
1 158 (16.06%) Active Directory
2 134 (13.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 88 (8.94%) Docker
5 42 (4.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 32 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.03%) BitLocker
8 10 (1.02%) vSphere
9 9 (0.91%) Shibboleth
10 6 (0.61%) HDFS
10 6 (0.61%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.61%) XenApp
11 3 (0.30%) LXC
11 3 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.20%) KVM
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 73 (7.42%) SCCM
2 60 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (5.39%) Puppet
4 40 (4.07%) SCOM
5 31 (3.15%) Ansible
6 29 (2.95%) Kubernetes
7 27 (2.74%) SCVMM
8 21 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (1.73%) Kibana
10 16 (1.63%) WSUS
11 15 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (1.42%) Terraform
13 12 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (1.12%) Nagios
15 10 (1.02%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 10 (1.02%) vRealize
16 7 (0.71%) HAProxy
17 6 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
18 5 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 488 (49.59%) Microsoft
2 176 (17.89%) VMware
3 81 (8.23%) Google
4 63 (6.40%) Cisco
5 56 (5.69%) Citrix
6 41 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 33 (3.35%) SAP
8 32 (3.25%) Tableau
9 31 (3.15%) McAfee
10 30 (3.05%) Oracle
11 25 (2.54%) HP
12 24 (2.44%) Juniper
13 20 (2.03%) SolarWinds
14 19 (1.93%) Atlassian
15 17 (1.73%) Xamarin
16 15 (1.52%) F5
17 13 (1.32%) EMC
18 12 (1.22%) Dell
19 11 (1.12%) ServiceNow
19 11 (1.12%) Sophos