Period
to 22 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 25 57
Rank change year-on-year +5 +32 +85
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,027 954 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 10.53% 8.97% 5.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.67% 43.62% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 910 860 460
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 2,525 2,187 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 25.88% 20.57% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,000 1,883 1,259
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 +12 282 £50,000 +5.26% 22
Dorset +3 241 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Wiltshire +7 180 £45,000 -3.23% 9
Gloucestershire +24 140 £47,000 -1.05% 12
Devon +4 80 £42,000 +9.18% 10
Somerset -16 80 £44,765 -5.76% 7
Cornwall +34 24 £52,500 +10.53%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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.

1 421 (40.99%) C#
2 393 (38.27%) Microsoft
3 384 (37.39%) Amazon AWS
4 375 (36.51%) .NET
5 355 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (29.31%) JavaScript
7 294 (28.63%) Windows
8 285 (27.75%) MVC
9 281 (27.36%) SQL Server
10 265 (25.80%) SQL
11 248 (24.15%) ASP.NET
12 229 (22.30%) Office 365
13 203 (19.77%) Active Directory
14 188 (18.31%) Finance
15 183 (17.82%) VMware
16 176 (17.14%) Linux
16 176 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
17 171 (16.65%) DevOps
18 164 (15.97%) Software Engineering
19 152 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
20 150 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 150 (14.61%) HTML
21 147 (14.31%) Python
22 143 (13.92%) Hyper-V
23 142 (13.83%) TDD
24 138 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
25 137 (13.34%) PowerShell
25 137 (13.34%) Windows Server
26 136 (13.24%) Degree
27 133 (12.95%) Firewall

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 82 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 76 (7.40%) MS Exchange
3 37 (3.60%) IIS
4 32 (3.12%) Confluence
5 26 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (1.75%) Apache
6 18 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (1.66%) Skype for Business
8 15 (1.46%) CMS
8 15 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (1.36%) Apache Spark
10 13 (1.27%) GeoServer
11 12 (1.17%) ArcGIS
11 12 (1.17%) Drupal
12 11 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (1.07%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.97%) OpenStack
14 8 (0.78%) NServiceBus
14 8 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
15 7 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
2 19 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.097%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.097%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 3 (0.29%) Magento
4 1 (0.097%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 384 (37.39%) Amazon AWS
2 229 (22.30%) Office 365
3 92 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (7.40%) SaaS
5 45 (4.38%) IaaS
6 37 (3.60%) OneDrive
7 36 (3.51%) Azure Stack
8 31 (3.02%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (2.82%) PaaS
10 21 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (1.46%) Power Platform
12 15 (1.46%) Serverless
13 13 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
13 13 (1.27%) Mimecast
14 12 (1.17%) Azure Machine Learning
15 11 (1.07%) Azure Data Factory
15 11 (1.07%) Azure Functions
15 11 (1.07%) OpenShift
16 8 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (12.95%) Firewall
2 101 (9.83%) DNS
3 74 (7.21%) DHCP
4 63 (6.13%) TCP/IP
5 59 (5.74%) WAN
6 53 (5.16%) LAN
7 48 (4.67%) Skype
8 37 (3.60%) NetScaler
9 36 (3.51%) VLAN
10 34 (3.31%) Wireless
11 29 (2.82%) SAN
12 24 (2.34%) Internet
12 24 (2.34%) Network Security
12 24 (2.34%) WLAN
13 22 (2.14%) VPN
14 17 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.56%) Software-Defined Networking
16 12 (1.17%) HTTP
16 12 (1.17%) MPLS
17 11 (1.07%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 281 (27.36%) SQL Server
2 42 (4.09%) MySQL
3 38 (3.70%) Big Data
4 36 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 35 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 30 (2.92%) MongoDB
8 28 (2.73%) NoSQL
9 27 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
11 23 (2.24%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.75%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.36%) Data Mining
15 13 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (1.27%) GIS
15 13 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (1.17%) Redis
17 11 (1.07%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 127 (12.37%) Git (software)
2 83 (8.08%) Visual Studio
3 59 (5.74%) JIRA
4 39 (3.80%) Jenkins
5 38 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 36 (3.51%) Selenium
7 33 (3.21%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (2.63%) TestRail
8 27 (2.63%) Zephyr
9 21 (2.04%) Bitbucket
9 21 (2.04%) Protractor
10 19 (1.85%) SpecFlow
11 17 (1.66%) NUnit
12 16 (1.56%) Cucumber
13 14 (1.36%) SoapUI
14 13 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 12 (1.17%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (1.07%) Subversion
17 10 (0.97%) GitLab
General
1 188 (18.31%) Finance
2 70 (6.82%) Marketing
3 65 (6.33%) Manufacturing
4 44 (4.28%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.31%) Electronics
6 23 (2.24%) Retail
7 10 (0.97%) Back Office
8 7 (0.68%) Banking
8 7 (0.68%) Games
8 7 (0.68%) Military
9 6 (0.58%) Local Government
10 4 (0.39%) Law
11 3 (0.29%) Advertising
11 3 (0.29%) Front Office
12 2 (0.19%) Legal
13 1 (0.097%) Automotive
13 1 (0.097%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.097%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 399 (38.85%) Developer
2 190 (18.50%) .NET Developer
3 132 (12.85%) C# Developer
4 129 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 102 (9.93%) Software Developer
6 89 (8.67%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 78 (7.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 73 (7.11%) Azure Developer
10 67 (6.52%) Architect
11 59 (5.74%) Analyst
12 40 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
12 40 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (3.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 39 (3.80%) Support Engineer
14 38 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
15 37 (3.60%) Senior .NET Developer
15 37 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 36 (3.51%) Full Stack Developer
17 35 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (36.51%) .NET
2 248 (24.15%) ASP.NET
3 176 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 150 (14.61%) HTML
5 132 (12.85%) AngularJS
6 131 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
7 128 (12.46%) CSS
8 118 (11.49%) Web Services
9 101 (9.83%) jQuery
10 98 (9.54%) .NET Framework
11 94 (9.15%) .NET Core
12 79 (7.69%) Node.js
13 71 (6.91%) REST
14 68 (6.62%) WCF
15 55 (5.36%) JSON
16 47 (4.58%) React
17 45 (4.38%) Entity Framework
18 44 (4.28%) RESTful
19 40 (3.89%) Spring
20 35 (3.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 83 (8.08%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (4.58%) User Experience
4 44 (4.28%) Public Cloud
5 40 (3.89%) Data Centre
6 29 (2.82%) Fintech
6 29 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 23 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
8 22 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.85%) Clustering
10 18 (1.75%) Algorithms
10 18 (1.75%) Internet of Things
11 17 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (1.56%) PKI
13 13 (1.27%) e-Learning
13 13 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
14 12 (1.17%) Management Information System
15 11 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
16 9 (0.88%) Fat Client
16 9 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 294 (28.63%) Windows
2 176 (17.14%) Linux
3 137 (13.34%) Windows Server
4 79 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (5.55%) Windows 10
6 49 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (4.48%) Mac OS
7 46 (4.48%) Unix
8 31 (3.02%) Windows 7
9 20 (1.95%) CentOS
10 14 (1.36%) Android
11 12 (1.17%) Apple iOS
11 12 (1.17%) Ubuntu
12 11 (1.07%) Windows 8
13 10 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.58%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 2 (0.19%) Solaris
16 2 (0.19%) SUSE
16 2 (0.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (34.57%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (27.75%) MVC
3 171 (16.65%) DevOps
4 164 (15.97%) Software Engineering
5 152 (14.80%) Problem-Solving
6 150 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 142 (13.83%) TDD
8 124 (12.07%) ITIL
9 120 (11.68%) Scrum
10 98 (9.54%) Test Automation
11 89 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
12 77 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
13 74 (7.21%) Migration
14 73 (7.11%) BDD
15 65 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 64 (6.23%) Continuous Delivery
16 64 (6.23%) CRM
17 62 (6.04%) Unit Testing
18 57 (5.55%) SOLID
19 55 (5.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 421 (40.99%) C#
2 301 (29.31%) JavaScript
3 265 (25.80%) SQL
4 147 (14.31%) Python
5 137 (13.34%) PowerShell
6 124 (12.07%) Java
7 74 (7.21%) PHP
8 64 (6.23%) TypeScript
9 57 (5.55%) Ruby
10 43 (4.19%) Bash Shell
11 34 (3.31%) C++
12 32 (3.12%) T-SQL
13 27 (2.63%) C
14 16 (1.56%) Go
15 14 (1.36%) VB.NET
16 13 (1.27%) MATLAB
17 10 (0.97%) R
18 9 (0.88%) Java 8
18 9 (0.88%) Scala
19 8 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 136 (13.24%) Degree
2 105 (10.22%) Security Cleared
3 91 (8.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (4.48%) SC Cleared
6 42 (4.09%) CCNA
7 36 (3.51%) DV Cleared
8 27 (2.63%) MCP
9 26 (2.53%) MCSE
9 26 (2.53%) RHCE
10 23 (2.24%) CCA
11 22 (2.14%) MCSA
12 19 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
12 19 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 17 (1.66%) ISTQB
14 16 (1.56%) ISEB
14 16 (1.56%) TOGAF Certification
15 12 (1.17%) MCITP
16 9 (0.88%) CISSP
16 9 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.41%) SLA
2 31 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 26 (2.53%) QA
4 8 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.39%) GDPR
5 4 (0.39%) PMO
6 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.097%) COBIT
7 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.097%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 203 (19.77%) Active Directory
2 143 (13.92%) Hyper-V
3 138 (13.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (8.86%) Docker
5 45 (4.38%) XenApp
6 36 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 31 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 30 (2.92%) Virtual Machines
9 22 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
10 15 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.97%) VirtualBox
11 10 (0.97%) vSphere
12 4 (0.39%) NFS
12 4 (0.39%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.29%) NDS
13 3 (0.29%) oVirt
13 3 (0.29%) RHEV
14 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.097%) Firmware
15 1 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 85 (8.28%) SCCM
2 66 (6.43%) Kubernetes
3 56 (5.45%) Ansible
4 55 (5.36%) Puppet
5 54 (5.26%) SCOM
6 45 (4.38%) SCOrch
7 36 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 35 (3.41%) Terraform
9 30 (2.92%) SCVMM
10 26 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (2.34%) vRealize
12 14 (1.36%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
14 8 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (0.78%) Packer
15 6 (0.58%) vCenter Server
16 4 (0.39%) Grafana
16 4 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.39%) WSUS
16 4 (0.39%) yum
Vendors
1 393 (38.27%) Microsoft
2 183 (17.82%) VMware
3 108 (10.52%) Cisco
4 76 (7.40%) Citrix
5 72 (7.01%) Google
6 43 (4.19%) Oracle
7 38 (3.70%) SAP
8 35 (3.41%) Splunk
9 34 (3.31%) Veeam
10 26 (2.53%) Atlassian
11 24 (2.34%) HP
12 20 (1.95%) Juniper
13 19 (1.85%) Xamarin
14 16 (1.56%) DevExpress
15 15 (1.46%) Tableau
16 13 (1.27%) Red Hat
17 12 (1.17%) Dell
17 12 (1.17%) Sitecore
18 11 (1.07%) Informatica
18 11 (1.07%) Salesforce.com