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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 85 179
Rank change year-on-year +41 +94  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 350 180 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.70% 3.43% 1.20%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.97% 33.21% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 289 150 65
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure is in the cloud computing skills category. The next 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.

Cloud Computing Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 796 542 421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.24% 10.32% 7.02%
Number of salaries quoted 676 454 344
Median salary £46,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,450 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.15% +5.55%  

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Microsoft Azure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +24 109 £42,500 -15.00% 17
Somerset +22 94 £70,000 +75.00% 4
Gloucestershire +17 51 £44,500 -6.31% 7
Devon +2 32 £42,000 +8.38% 3
Cornwall +10 26 £27,500 +34.14% 1
Dorset +14 19 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Wiltshire +18 18 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 308 (51.94%) Microsoft
2 264 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
3 236 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
4 224 (37.77%) .NET
5 221 (37.27%) C#
6 197 (33.22%) SQL Server
7 185 (31.20%) SQL
8 163 (27.49%) ASP.NET
9 162 (27.32%) MVC
10 147 (24.79%) JavaScript
11 127 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
12 119 (20.07%) HTML
13 114 (19.22%) TDD
14 110 (18.55%) Windows
15 105 (17.71%) CSS
16 102 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 90 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
18 88 (14.84%) Scrum
19 81 (13.66%) .NET Framework
20 79 (13.32%) Finance
21 77 (12.98%) PowerShell
21 77 (12.98%) NoSQL
22 75 (12.65%) DevOps
22 75 (12.65%) Web Services
23 73 (12.31%) AngularJS
24 72 (12.14%) Office 365
25 71 (11.97%) Java
25 71 (11.97%) VMware
26 70 (11.80%) Git (software)
27 67 (11.30%) MySQL

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 46 (7.76%) OpenStack
2 44 (7.42%) Tomcat
3 37 (6.24%) IIS
4 33 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 32 (5.40%) WebLogic
6 31 (5.23%) CMS
7 22 (3.71%) Jetty
8 21 (3.54%) MS Exchange
8 21 (3.54%) Umbraco
9 20 (3.37%) Apache Spark
9 20 (3.37%) JBoss
10 17 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (2.87%) SharePoint
11 16 (2.70%) Apache
11 16 (2.70%) Apache Solr
12 15 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (1.85%) Skype for Business
14 6 (1.01%) Confluence
14 6 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.18%) InVision
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (4.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 264 (44.52%) Amazon AWS
2 72 (12.14%) Office 365
3 43 (7.25%) IaaS
4 37 (6.24%) PaaS
5 31 (5.23%) SaaS
6 21 (3.54%) GitHub
7 17 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (1.85%) Slack
9 6 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.51%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.41%) Firewall
2 32 (5.40%) Internet
3 21 (3.54%) VPN
4 20 (3.37%) HTTP
5 18 (3.04%) VoIP
6 16 (2.70%) PBX
7 15 (2.53%) SAN
7 15 (2.53%) SSL
7 15 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 14 (2.36%) DNS
9 11 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.69%) DHCP
10 10 (1.69%) LAN
10 10 (1.69%) Skype
11 9 (1.52%) WAN
12 8 (1.35%) BGP
12 8 (1.35%) IGMP
12 8 (1.35%) Multicast
12 8 (1.35%) OSPF
12 8 (1.35%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (33.22%) SQL Server
2 77 (12.98%) NoSQL
3 67 (11.30%) MySQL
4 56 (9.44%) MongoDB
5 50 (8.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (8.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
8 41 (6.91%) Big Data
9 38 (6.41%) Power BI
10 33 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (5.40%) Relational Database
12 29 (4.89%) Hadoop
13 22 (3.71%) Redis
14 21 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
15 20 (3.37%) RDBMS
15 20 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (3.20%) SQL Server 2014
17 17 (2.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
18 16 (2.70%) Riak
Development Applications
1 70 (11.80%) Git (software)
2 63 (10.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 49 (8.26%) Visual Studio
4 44 (7.42%) Visual Studio Team System
5 38 (6.41%) Jenkins
6 28 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (3.71%) Bitbucket
8 20 (3.37%) MSTest
8 20 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 19 (3.20%) JIRA
10 17 (2.87%) NUnit
10 17 (2.87%) Selenium
11 14 (2.36%) Maven
11 14 (2.36%) Subversion
12 12 (2.02%) WebDriver
13 11 (1.85%) Protractor
14 10 (1.69%) MSBuild
15 9 (1.52%) Mercurial
16 8 (1.35%) SpecFlow
16 8 (1.35%) WATIR
General
1 79 (13.32%) Finance
2 46 (7.76%) Electronics
3 40 (6.75%) Marketing
4 30 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 30 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 24 (4.05%) Retail
6 18 (3.04%) Advertising
7 13 (2.19%) Banking
8 11 (1.85%) Games
9 9 (1.52%) Publishing
10 8 (1.35%) Local Government
11 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 271 (45.70%) Developer
2 122 (20.57%) .NET Developer
3 91 (15.35%) Architect
4 90 (15.18%) C# Developer
5 61 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 61 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 45 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 45 (7.59%) Software Developer
7 42 (7.08%) Azure Architect
7 42 (7.08%) Cloud Architect
8 38 (6.41%) .NET Software Developer
9 34 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (5.73%) C# Software Developer
10 33 (5.56%) AWS Architect
11 32 (5.40%) Consultant
12 30 (5.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 30 (5.06%) DevOps Engineer
13 28 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
14 26 (4.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 23 (3.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (37.77%) .NET
2 163 (27.49%) ASP.NET
3 119 (20.07%) HTML
4 105 (17.71%) CSS
5 102 (17.20%) ASP.NET MVC
6 81 (13.66%) .NET Framework
7 75 (12.65%) Web Services
8 73 (12.31%) AngularJS
9 51 (8.60%) Entity Framework
10 49 (8.26%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (7.76%) React
12 43 (7.25%) XML
13 35 (5.90%) JSON
14 32 (5.40%) jQuery
15 30 (5.06%) REST
16 29 (4.89%) WCF
17 28 (4.72%) HTML5
18 26 (4.38%) RESTful
19 21 (3.54%) SOAP
20 17 (2.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.11%) Public Cloud
2 40 (6.75%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (5.90%) User Experience
4 28 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.37%) Internet of Things
6 18 (3.04%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
8 14 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.36%) Mobile App
9 12 (2.02%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.18%) Smart Home
10 7 (1.18%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.84%) CMDB
11 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.84%) PKI
11 5 (0.84%) Replication
11 5 (0.84%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.67%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (18.55%) Windows
2 57 (9.61%) Windows Server
3 37 (6.24%) Linux
4 24 (4.05%) Android
4 24 (4.05%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.52%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.84%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.67%) SUSE
10 4 (0.67%) Unix
11 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.17%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) Fedora
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (27.32%) MVC
3 127 (21.42%) Continuous Integration
4 114 (19.22%) TDD
5 90 (15.18%) Business Intelligence
6 88 (14.84%) Scrum
7 75 (12.65%) DevOps
8 60 (10.12%) Web Development
9 57 (9.61%) OO
10 55 (9.27%) Mentoring
10 55 (9.27%) Test Automation
11 54 (9.11%) SDLC
12 52 (8.77%) Presales
13 51 (8.60%) Software Engineering
14 41 (6.91%) Customer Requirements
15 40 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 39 (6.58%) Kanban
17 38 (6.41%) Coaching
18 36 (6.07%) BDD
19 34 (5.73%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 221 (37.27%) C#
2 185 (31.20%) SQL
3 147 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 77 (12.98%) PowerShell
5 71 (11.97%) Java
6 36 (6.07%) T-SQL
7 25 (4.22%) C
8 23 (3.88%) Python
8 23 (3.88%) Ruby
9 21 (3.54%) PHP
10 16 (2.70%) Perl
10 16 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 15 (2.53%) C++
12 12 (2.02%) Delphi
13 10 (1.69%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.35%) VBA
15 7 (1.18%) Go
15 7 (1.18%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.18%) VB
16 6 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 61 (10.29%) Degree
2 24 (4.05%) SC Cleared
2 24 (4.05%) Security Cleared
3 21 (3.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (3.37%) MCP
5 14 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (2.19%) ISEB
7 12 (2.02%) A+ Certification
7 12 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (1.85%) MCSE
9 9 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (1.52%) ISTQB
10 8 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.35%) CCIE
10 8 (1.35%) CCNP
11 5 (0.84%) PMI Certification
11 5 (0.84%) PMP
12 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (0.51%) MCSA
14 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.04%) ISO 14001
1 18 (3.04%) ISO 9001
2 13 (2.19%) SLA
3 6 (1.01%) QA
4 4 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.51%) GCP
5 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 60 (10.12%) Active Directory
2 45 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (4.89%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (2.19%) Firmware
6 12 (2.02%) Docker
7 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.34%) vSphere
9 1 (0.17%) KVM
9 1 (0.17%) RHEV
9 1 (0.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 53 (8.94%) Puppet
2 45 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (7.42%) Ansible
4 15 (2.53%) Kibana
4 15 (2.53%) logstash
4 15 (2.53%) Salt
5 7 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 5 (0.84%) SCCM
7 4 (0.67%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.67%) Graylog
7 4 (0.67%) Marathon
7 4 (0.67%) Mesos
7 4 (0.67%) Nagios
7 4 (0.67%) Terraform
8 3 (0.51%) SCOM
9 2 (0.34%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.34%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.34%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 308 (51.94%) Microsoft
2 71 (11.97%) VMware
3 58 (9.78%) Oracle
4 40 (6.75%) Cisco
5 30 (5.06%) Xamarin
6 29 (4.89%) SAP
7 18 (3.04%) Citrix
8 16 (2.70%) WatchGuard
9 12 (2.02%) IBM
10 11 (1.85%) HP
11 9 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (1.52%) Tableau
12 8 (1.35%) Sitecore
13 7 (1.18%) Veeam
14 6 (1.01%) Juniper
14 6 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
14 6 (1.01%) Rackspace
14 6 (1.01%) RedGate
14 6 (1.01%) TIBCO
15 5 (0.84%) Atlassian
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
WA Consultants
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cornwall
Tank Recruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
SoCode Limited
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Cloud Direct
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Just Education
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
flatraterecruiting
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Malmesbury, Wiltshire
Dyson
Salary: £29620 - £44380 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago