Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 79 152
Rank change year-on-year +49 +73 +111
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 799 390 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 7.89% 3.77% 2.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.29% 29.66% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 713 335 240
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,550 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £69,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,152 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.52% +2.30% -4.76%

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 1,935 1,315 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.10% 12.72% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,655 1,144 819
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.58% +0.59% +13.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,575 £23,400
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +9 236 £50,000 -4.76% 43
Dorset +26 152 £40,000 -5.88% 17
Somerset +31 120 £45,000 +13.21% 9
Gloucestershire +86 119 £46,000 +16.31% 10
Wiltshire +66 95 £47,500 +2.15% 14
Devon +15 33 £37,500 -14.29% 26
Cornwall -3 29 £40,000 +125.35% 2
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 362 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 354 (44.31%) C#
2 354 (44.31%) SQL Server
3 338 (42.30%) Amazon AWS
4 319 (39.92%) .NET
5 317 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (36.80%) SQL
7 243 (30.41%) JavaScript
8 240 (30.04%) ASP.NET
8 240 (30.04%) MVC
9 195 (24.41%) AngularJS
10 193 (24.16%) Windows
11 187 (23.40%) HTML
12 185 (23.15%) Business Intelligence
13 161 (20.15%) DevOps
14 148 (18.52%) Scrum
15 145 (18.15%) CSS
16 140 (17.52%) VMware
16 140 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 137 (17.15%) ITIL
18 131 (16.40%) Office 365
19 128 (16.02%) Windows Server
20 127 (15.89%) Active Directory
20 127 (15.89%) TDD
21 120 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
22 117 (14.64%) Java
23 109 (13.64%) .NET Framework
23 109 (13.64%) Docker
24 108 (13.52%) Git (software)
25 104 (13.02%) Degree

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 72 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 71 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 40 (5.01%) IIS
4 34 (4.26%) Tomcat
5 30 (3.75%) Apache
5 30 (3.75%) Apache Spark
6 28 (3.50%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (3.25%) MS Exchange
8 18 (2.25%) Apache Pig
9 15 (1.88%) OpenStack
9 15 (1.88%) Umbraco
10 12 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (1.25%) Skype for Business
12 9 (1.13%) CMS
12 9 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.00%) Jetty
14 7 (0.88%) Confluence
15 6 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
15 6 (0.75%) JBoss
16 5 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 40 (5.01%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.38%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.25%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 338 (42.30%) Amazon AWS
2 131 (16.40%) Office 365
3 86 (10.76%) SaaS
4 69 (8.64%) Google Cloud Platform
5 67 (8.39%) IaaS
6 61 (7.63%) PaaS
7 27 (3.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (3.00%) GitHub
9 23 (2.88%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (2.88%) Amazon Kinesis
10 20 (2.50%) Azure Data Factory
11 13 (1.63%) npm
12 12 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (1.38%) Slack
14 9 (1.13%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (1.13%) OneDrive
15 7 (0.88%) Heroku
16 5 (0.63%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.63%) G Suite
16 5 (0.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.76%) Firewall
2 31 (3.88%) SSL
3 30 (3.75%) DNS
4 26 (3.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 26 (3.25%) Network Security
5 24 (3.00%) SMS
6 23 (2.88%) DHCP
7 20 (2.50%) VoIP
7 20 (2.50%) WAN
8 17 (2.13%) LAN
9 16 (2.00%) Internet
10 15 (1.88%) Skype
11 14 (1.75%) SAN
12 12 (1.50%) HTTP
12 12 (1.50%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.50%) VPN
13 7 (0.88%) Wireless
14 6 (0.75%) IPsec
14 6 (0.75%) SNMP
15 5 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (44.31%) SQL Server
2 83 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 80 (10.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (8.39%) Power BI
5 65 (8.14%) MongoDB
6 54 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
7 52 (6.51%) Relational Database
8 47 (5.88%) MySQL
8 47 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 44 (5.51%) NoSQL
10 38 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
11 37 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 37 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 37 (4.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 32 (4.01%) Hadoop
13 31 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
14 29 (3.63%) Big Data
15 27 (3.38%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 24 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 108 (13.52%) Git (software)
2 61 (7.63%) Jenkins
2 61 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 57 (7.13%) Visual Studio
4 55 (6.88%) JIRA
5 44 (5.51%) gulp
6 33 (4.13%) Jasmine
7 30 (3.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (2.75%) Selenium
9 19 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.13%) Grunt
11 16 (2.00%) Maven
11 16 (2.00%) Visual Studio Team System
11 16 (2.00%) webpack
12 15 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.88%) TeamCity
13 14 (1.75%) Protractor
13 14 (1.75%) SpecFlow
14 12 (1.50%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.50%) WebDriver
General
1 84 (10.51%) Finance
2 47 (5.88%) Electronics
3 43 (5.38%) Marketing
4 30 (3.75%) Manufacturing
5 28 (3.50%) Retail
6 26 (3.25%) Advertising
6 26 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.25%) Legal
8 7 (0.88%) Banking
9 2 (0.25%) Back Office
9 2 (0.25%) Billing
9 2 (0.25%) Military
9 2 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 362 (45.31%) Developer
2 171 (21.40%) .NET Developer
3 92 (11.51%) C# Developer
4 86 (10.76%) Software Developer
5 72 (9.01%) Senior Developer
6 68 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 53 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 51 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (6.13%) .NET Software Developer
10 48 (6.01%) Cloud Engineer
10 48 (6.01%) Consultant
10 48 (6.01%) Senior .NET Developer
11 43 (5.38%) C# Software Developer
12 42 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
14 37 (4.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 36 (4.51%) Software Engineer
16 34 (4.26%) Architect
17 31 (3.88%) Administrator
17 31 (3.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 319 (39.92%) .NET
2 240 (30.04%) ASP.NET
3 195 (24.41%) AngularJS
4 187 (23.40%) HTML
5 145 (18.15%) CSS
6 140 (17.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 109 (13.64%) .NET Framework
8 99 (12.39%) HTML5
9 87 (10.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 87 (10.89%) Web Services
10 86 (10.76%) Entity Framework
11 72 (9.01%) REST
12 66 (8.26%) jQuery
13 65 (8.14%) RESTful
14 54 (6.76%) React
15 53 (6.63%) Node.js
16 45 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 45 (5.63%) WCF
17 42 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 42 (5.26%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.26%) User Experience
2 61 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 33 (4.13%) Data Centre
6 27 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 22 (2.75%) Clustering
8 22 (2.75%) PKI
9 16 (2.00%) Public Cloud
10 15 (1.88%) Driving Licence
11 14 (1.75%) Computer Science
12 11 (1.38%) Fintech
13 9 (1.13%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.88%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.75%) Graphic Design
15 6 (0.75%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.75%) Robotics
16 5 (0.63%) Mobile Computing
17 4 (0.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 193 (24.16%) Windows
2 128 (16.02%) Windows Server
3 104 (13.02%) Linux
4 82 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (3.38%) Windows 10
7 16 (2.00%) Android
7 16 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.88%) Unix
8 15 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.50%) VMS
14 3 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.38%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.25%) Debian
15 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (39.67%) Agile Software Development
2 240 (30.04%) MVC
3 185 (23.15%) Business Intelligence
4 161 (20.15%) DevOps
5 148 (18.52%) Scrum
6 137 (17.15%) ITIL
7 127 (15.89%) TDD
8 90 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 79 (9.89%) Continuous Integration
10 72 (9.01%) Service Delivery
11 65 (8.14%) Service Management
12 58 (7.26%) ETL
12 58 (7.26%) Test Automation
12 58 (7.26%) Web Development
13 57 (7.13%) OO
14 55 (6.88%) BDD
15 54 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
16 53 (6.63%) Migration
17 52 (6.51%) ITSM
18 49 (6.13%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 354 (44.31%) C#
2 294 (36.80%) SQL
3 243 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 117 (14.64%) Java
5 79 (9.89%) PowerShell
6 75 (9.39%) Python
7 67 (8.39%) T-SQL
8 36 (4.51%) Ruby
9 33 (4.13%) TypeScript
10 28 (3.50%) PHP
11 26 (3.25%) Scala
12 17 (2.13%) Bash Shell
13 16 (2.00%) VB.NET
14 14 (1.75%) F#
15 11 (1.38%) C
15 11 (1.38%) R
16 9 (1.13%) C++
16 9 (1.13%) GraphQL
17 7 (0.88%) ES6
17 7 (0.88%) ES7
Qualifications
1 104 (13.02%) Degree
2 94 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (9.39%) Security Cleared
4 51 (6.38%) MCSE
5 40 (5.01%) SC Cleared
6 19 (2.38%) MCPD
7 16 (2.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.50%) ISEB
9 11 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (1.25%) CCNA
10 10 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.25%) DV Cleared
11 9 (1.13%) MCSA
12 8 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 5 (0.63%) MCITP
16 4 (0.50%) MCP
17 3 (0.38%) CCNP
17 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.13%) SLA
2 23 (2.88%) QA
3 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.38%) GCP
6 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.25%) HL7
6 2 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.25%) PMO
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 127 (15.89%) Active Directory
2 120 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (13.64%) Docker
4 100 (12.52%) Hyper-V
5 26 (3.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 25 (3.13%) BitLocker
7 18 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.13%) HDFS
9 8 (1.00%) vSphere
10 4 (0.50%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.38%) LXC
11 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.38%) XenApp
12 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.13%) Apache Flume
13 1 (0.13%) RHEV
13 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 66 (8.26%) SCCM
2 46 (5.76%) Puppet
3 41 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (5.01%) Ansible
5 35 (4.38%) Kubernetes
5 35 (4.38%) SCOM
6 29 (3.63%) SCVMM
7 25 (3.13%) Terraform
8 21 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 19 (2.38%) Kibana
10 14 (1.75%) WSUS
11 10 (1.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 10 (1.25%) HAProxy
12 9 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (1.00%) Nagios
14 6 (0.75%) ZABBIX
15 5 (0.63%) Backup Exec
15 5 (0.63%) Packer
16 4 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 362 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 140 (17.52%) VMware
3 96 (12.02%) Google
4 33 (4.13%) SAP
5 30 (3.75%) Tableau
6 27 (3.38%) McAfee
7 26 (3.25%) Citrix
8 21 (2.63%) Atlassian
9 20 (2.50%) Cisco
10 18 (2.25%) Red Hat
11 17 (2.13%) Oracle
12 15 (1.88%) Xamarin
13 13 (1.63%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.50%) DevExpress
14 12 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
15 11 (1.38%) IBM
16 10 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
16 10 (1.25%) NetApp
17 7 (0.88%) CA
18 6 (0.75%) Informatica