Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 47 99
Rank change year-on-year +25 +52 +86
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 994 676 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.51% 6.56% 3.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.02% 38.90% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 885 580 305
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,377
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.76% -1.48%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £63,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 2,114 1,738 1,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.22% 16.86% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,798 1,452 1,031
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +12 305 £50,000 +5.26% 57
Dorset +24 211 £41,000 +17.14% 29
Wiltshire +30 161 £51,250 +9.04% 25
Gloucestershire +16 113 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Somerset +12 110 £44,529 -27.30% 31
Devon +18 48 £40,000 -3.61% 16
Cornwall -16 19 £35,750 +30.00% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 466 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 439 (44.16%) Amazon AWS
3 396 (39.84%) C#
4 361 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
5 354 (35.61%) .NET
6 305 (30.68%) SQL Server
7 268 (26.96%) MVC
8 237 (23.84%) ASP.NET
9 236 (23.74%) Windows
10 226 (22.74%) SQL
11 217 (21.83%) JavaScript
12 190 (19.11%) DevOps
13 183 (18.41%) TDD
14 180 (18.11%) Active Directory
15 167 (16.80%) Linux
15 167 (16.80%) AngularJS
16 164 (16.50%) Office 365
16 164 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 153 (15.39%) VMware
18 151 (15.19%) HTML
19 150 (15.09%) Scrum
20 148 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
21 147 (14.79%) Security Cleared
22 143 (14.39%) ITIL
23 141 (14.19%) Windows Server
24 140 (14.08%) Java
25 137 (13.78%) Finance
26 130 (13.08%) Python
27 127 (12.78%) PowerShell
28 120 (12.07%) Business Intelligence

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 92 (9.26%) SharePoint
2 74 (7.44%) MS Exchange
3 48 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
4 36 (3.62%) IIS
5 34 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 31 (3.12%) Apache
7 26 (2.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (1.91%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.71%) Skype for Business
10 15 (1.51%) CMS
10 15 (1.51%) Umbraco
11 14 (1.41%) OpenStack
12 13 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (1.11%) Apache Pig
13 11 (1.11%) Apache Spark
14 10 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
16 4 (0.40%) NServiceBus
17 3 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (4.53%) Microsoft Project
2 30 (3.02%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Maya
6 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 439 (44.16%) Amazon AWS
2 164 (16.50%) Office 365
3 67 (6.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 57 (5.73%) PaaS
5 54 (5.43%) IaaS
6 53 (5.33%) SaaS
7 43 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (3.02%) Serverless
9 25 (2.52%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (1.71%) GitHub
11 16 (1.61%) Dynamics 365
12 13 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (1.31%) Azure Functions
13 12 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (1.01%) Amazon S3
14 10 (1.01%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.60%) Azure Machine Learning
17 5 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
18 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 103 (10.36%) Firewall
2 45 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 40 (4.02%) DNS
4 37 (3.72%) Software-Defined Networking
5 35 (3.52%) Unified Communications
6 33 (3.32%) TCP/IP
7 32 (3.22%) LAN
7 32 (3.22%) WAN
8 26 (2.62%) SAN
9 25 (2.52%) DHCP
10 24 (2.41%) VPN
11 20 (2.01%) Network Security
12 15 (1.51%) Skype
12 15 (1.51%) VoIP
13 14 (1.41%) Wireless
14 12 (1.21%) Internet
15 11 (1.11%) SSL
16 10 (1.01%) NAS
16 10 (1.01%) SMS
17 8 (0.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (30.68%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.53%) MongoDB
3 54 (5.43%) Big Data
4 48 (4.83%) MySQL
5 44 (4.43%) Hadoop
6 43 (4.33%) NoSQL
7 38 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (3.52%) Power BI
9 25 (2.52%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 24 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 22 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 21 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (2.01%) Relational Database
14 18 (1.81%) Amazon Redshift
14 18 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
15 14 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
16 13 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 108 (10.87%) Git (software)
2 81 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (6.24%) Jenkins
4 52 (5.23%) Visual Studio
5 50 (5.03%) Visual Studio Team System
6 32 (3.22%) gulp
7 30 (3.02%) JIRA
8 29 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 28 (2.82%) Jasmine
10 26 (2.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (1.91%) Maven
11 19 (1.91%) Selenium
12 18 (1.81%) TeamCity
13 15 (1.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 14 (1.41%) Subversion
15 13 (1.31%) GitLab
16 12 (1.21%) SoapUI
17 8 (0.80%) JMeter
18 7 (0.70%) SpecFlow
19 6 (0.60%) MSTest
General
1 137 (13.78%) Finance
2 58 (5.84%) Marketing
3 43 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 41 (4.12%) Retail
5 34 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 30 (3.02%) Electronics
7 11 (1.11%) Advertising
7 11 (1.11%) Games
7 11 (1.11%) Law
8 6 (0.60%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.50%) Automotive
10 4 (0.40%) Back Office
10 4 (0.40%) Legal
11 3 (0.30%) Banking
11 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.30%) Military
12 2 (0.20%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.20%) Publishing
13 1 (0.10%) Georgian Language
Job Titles
1 358 (36.02%) Developer
2 181 (18.21%) .NET Developer
3 116 (11.67%) Architect
4 99 (9.96%) C# Developer
5 85 (8.55%) Software Developer
6 82 (8.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 73 (7.34%) Software Engineer
8 63 (6.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 60 (6.04%) Solutions Architect
10 58 (5.84%) DevOps Engineer
11 55 (5.53%) Consultant
11 55 (5.53%) Support Engineer
12 49 (4.93%) Administrator
13 45 (4.53%) Lead Developer
14 41 (4.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 40 (4.02%) Angular Developer
15 40 (4.02%) Cloud Architect
16 38 (3.82%) .NET Software Developer
16 38 (3.82%) Senior Developer
17 37 (3.72%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 354 (35.61%) .NET
2 237 (23.84%) ASP.NET
3 167 (16.80%) AngularJS
4 164 (16.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 151 (15.19%) HTML
6 148 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
7 115 (11.57%) Web Services
8 100 (10.06%) CSS
9 94 (9.46%) .NET Framework
10 77 (7.75%) jQuery
11 72 (7.24%) Entity Framework
12 62 (6.24%) REST
13 61 (6.14%) RESTful
14 51 (5.13%) .NET Core
15 47 (4.73%) React
16 45 (4.53%) Node.js
17 44 (4.43%) WCF
18 38 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 37 (3.72%) HTML5
20 33 (3.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
2 71 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.84%) Data Centre
4 47 (4.73%) Public Cloud
5 43 (4.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 33 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 33 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
7 30 (3.02%) User Experience
8 28 (2.82%) Fintech
9 27 (2.72%) Clustering
10 26 (2.62%) Blackberry
11 19 (1.91%) Management Information System
12 18 (1.81%) Driving Licence
13 14 (1.41%) Renewable Energy
14 13 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 12 (1.21%) Mobile App
16 10 (1.01%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.91%) Client/Server
18 7 (0.70%) Cybercrime
18 7 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 236 (23.74%) Windows
2 167 (16.80%) Linux
3 141 (14.19%) Windows Server
4 84 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (5.84%) Windows 10
6 43 (4.33%) Windows 7
7 40 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.41%) Unix
10 9 (0.91%) Android
10 9 (0.91%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.70%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.70%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.40%) CentOS
15 3 (0.30%) Debian
15 3 (0.30%) Solaris
16 1 (0.10%) AIX
16 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (36.32%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (26.96%) MVC
3 190 (19.11%) DevOps
4 183 (18.41%) TDD
5 150 (15.09%) Scrum
6 143 (14.39%) ITIL
7 120 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
8 116 (11.67%) BDD
9 111 (11.17%) Software Engineering
10 101 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (9.36%) Microservices
12 91 (9.15%) Test Automation
13 82 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
14 80 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 76 (7.65%) SOLID
16 69 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
17 68 (6.84%) SOA
18 65 (6.54%) Migration
19 64 (6.44%) PRINCE2
20 60 (6.04%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 396 (39.84%) C#
2 226 (22.74%) SQL
3 217 (21.83%) JavaScript
4 140 (14.08%) Java
5 130 (13.08%) Python
6 127 (12.78%) PowerShell
7 59 (5.94%) TypeScript
8 49 (4.93%) C++
9 36 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 34 (3.42%) VB.NET
11 31 (3.12%) PHP
12 28 (2.82%) Ruby
13 25 (2.52%) C
14 24 (2.41%) Bash Shell
15 19 (1.91%) Perl
16 17 (1.71%) PL/SQL
17 16 (1.61%) Go
18 13 (1.31%) VB
19 7 (0.70%) R
19 7 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 147 (14.79%) Security Cleared
2 102 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 93 (9.36%) Degree
4 92 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 29 (2.92%) MCPD
7 27 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (2.72%) MCSA
7 27 (2.72%) TOGAF Certification
8 26 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (2.62%) MCSE
9 18 (1.81%) CCNA
10 17 (1.71%) AWS Certification
11 11 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
12 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.70%) ISEB
14 6 (0.60%) CCNP
14 6 (0.60%) MCP
15 5 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.31%) QA
2 19 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (1.91%) SLA
3 11 (1.11%) GDPR
4 9 (0.91%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.60%) ISO 14001
5 6 (0.60%) PMO
6 4 (0.40%) COBIT
6 4 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.30%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 180 (18.11%) Active Directory
2 108 (10.87%) Hyper-V
3 103 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 102 (10.26%) Docker
5 45 (4.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.41%) vSphere
8 10 (1.01%) BitLocker
9 7 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.60%) XenApp
11 5 (0.50%) Shibboleth
12 4 (0.40%) KVM
12 4 (0.40%) NFS
13 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.30%) XenServer
14 2 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
15 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 76 (7.65%) SCCM
2 55 (5.53%) Puppet
3 46 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (4.33%) Ansible
5 42 (4.23%) Kubernetes
6 41 (4.12%) SCOM
7 26 (2.62%) SCVMM
7 26 (2.62%) vRealize
8 23 (2.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 22 (2.21%) Terraform
10 16 (1.61%) WSUS
11 9 (0.91%) Kibana
12 7 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (0.50%) Nagios
13 5 (0.50%) Salt
13 5 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 5 (0.50%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 3 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 466 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 153 (15.39%) VMware
3 99 (9.96%) Cisco
4 77 (7.75%) Google
5 62 (6.24%) Citrix
6 36 (3.62%) Oracle
7 31 (3.12%) SAP
8 29 (2.92%) Red Hat
9 27 (2.72%) Juniper
9 27 (2.72%) Xamarin
10 19 (1.91%) Atlassian
11 18 (1.81%) HP
11 18 (1.81%) McAfee
12 17 (1.71%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.51%) Tableau
14 14 (1.41%) Veeam
15 12 (1.21%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.11%) EMC
17 10 (1.01%) F5
18 9 (0.91%) Meraki