Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 94 167
Rank change year-on-year +57 +73 +101
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 701 374 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.82% 3.43% 1.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.33% 29.13% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 610 318 220
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% -
10th Percentile £29,975 £28,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 1878 1284 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.28% 11.77% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1091 733
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.98% +14.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +23 256 £50,000 -4.76% 31
Gloucestershire +72 115 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Somerset +21 108 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Dorset +30 85 £40,000 -3.03% 6
Wiltshire +67 81 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Devon -7 31 £39,250 +1.29% 4
Cornwall +20 26 £27,500 -29.03%
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 325 (46.36%) Amazon AWS
2 315 (44.94%) C#
3 305 (43.51%) SQL Server
4 300 (42.80%) Microsoft
5 298 (42.51%) .NET
6 291 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
7 262 (37.38%) SQL
8 233 (33.24%) JavaScript
9 221 (31.53%) MVC
10 215 (30.67%) ASP.NET
11 175 (24.96%) Windows
12 169 (24.11%) HTML
13 167 (23.82%) AngularJS
14 155 (22.11%) Business Intelligence
15 146 (20.83%) CSS
16 132 (18.83%) TDD
17 125 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 119 (16.98%) Git (software)
19 116 (16.55%) DevOps
20 115 (16.41%) Active Directory
21 112 (15.98%) VMware
22 107 (15.26%) Office 365
23 102 (14.55%) Windows Server
24 101 (14.41%) Java
25 100 (14.27%) Scrum
26 98 (13.98%) Finance
27 92 (13.12%) ITIL
28 89 (12.70%) SaaS
29 88 (12.55%) .NET Framework
29 88 (12.55%) Continuous Integration

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 54 (7.70%) SharePoint
2 44 (6.28%) IIS
3 34 (4.85%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 22 (3.14%) Tomcat
6 19 (2.71%) CMS
7 16 (2.28%) Umbraco
8 14 (2.00%) Apache Spark
8 14 (2.00%) OpenStack
9 13 (1.85%) Apache
10 10 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 9 (1.28%) Mule
12 6 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.71%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.71%) Jetty
14 4 (0.57%) nginx
14 4 (0.57%) NServiceBus
14 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.86%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.29%) InVision
3 2 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.29%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 325 (46.36%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (15.26%) Office 365
3 89 (12.70%) SaaS
4 68 (9.70%) IaaS
5 65 (9.27%) PaaS
6 52 (7.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (2.28%) npm
8 14 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.71%) GitHub
10 8 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
10 8 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
10 8 (1.14%) Amazon S3
11 7 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.00%) Azure Data Factory
12 6 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.71%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 4 (0.57%) SoftLayer
15 3 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
15 3 (0.43%) G Suite
16 2 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.13%) Firewall
2 43 (6.13%) SSL
3 33 (4.71%) DNS
4 29 (4.14%) HTTP
5 26 (3.71%) DHCP
6 23 (3.28%) SMS
7 22 (3.14%) Internet
8 21 (3.00%) LAN
9 19 (2.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 18 (2.57%) TCP/IP
10 18 (2.57%) VPN
11 17 (2.43%) Network Security
12 16 (2.28%) WAN
13 13 (1.85%) SAN
13 13 (1.85%) VoIP
14 9 (1.28%) IPsec
15 8 (1.14%) Skype
16 6 (0.86%) Wireless
17 5 (0.71%) IP Telephony
18 4 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 305 (43.51%) SQL Server
2 67 (9.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 65 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 64 (9.13%) Relational Database
5 61 (8.70%) NoSQL
6 58 (8.27%) Data Warehouse
7 54 (7.70%) MongoDB
8 50 (7.13%) Power BI
9 43 (6.13%) SQL Server 2012
10 41 (5.85%) MySQL
11 39 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
12 35 (4.99%) Azure SQL Database
13 30 (4.28%) Apache Cassandra
14 28 (3.99%) RDBMS
14 28 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 28 (3.99%) SQL Server 2016
15 24 (3.42%) PostgreSQL
16 23 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (2.85%) CouchDB
17 20 (2.85%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 119 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 61 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (7.85%) Jenkins
4 39 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 32 (4.56%) gulp
6 30 (4.28%) Visual Studio
7 27 (3.85%) Mercurial
7 27 (3.85%) Selenium
8 24 (3.42%) Jasmine
9 23 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (3.14%) MSBuild
11 19 (2.71%) webpack
12 18 (2.57%) SpecFlow
13 16 (2.28%) JIRA
13 16 (2.28%) NUnit
13 16 (2.28%) Protractor
14 14 (2.00%) Grunt
15 13 (1.85%) Cucumber
15 13 (1.85%) JUnit
16 12 (1.71%) NuGet
General
1 98 (13.98%) Finance
2 56 (7.99%) Electronics
3 53 (7.56%) Marketing
4 52 (7.42%) Manufacturing
5 50 (7.13%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.14%) Advertising
7 9 (1.28%) Retail
8 8 (1.14%) Publishing
9 7 (1.00%) Banking
10 6 (0.86%) Games
10 6 (0.86%) Legal
10 6 (0.86%) Military
11 3 (0.43%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Back Office
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 341 (48.64%) Developer
2 145 (20.68%) .NET Developer
3 91 (12.98%) C# Developer
4 86 (12.27%) Software Developer
5 67 (9.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 66 (9.42%) Senior Developer
7 57 (8.13%) Architect
8 53 (7.56%) ASP.NET Developer
9 52 (7.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 47 (6.70%) .NET Software Developer
11 38 (5.42%) Senior .NET Developer
12 37 (5.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 37 (5.28%) C# Software Developer
13 35 (4.99%) Software Engineer
13 35 (4.99%) SQL Developer
14 31 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
15 30 (4.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 30 (4.28%) Cloud Engineer
16 29 (4.14%) Administrator
17 28 (3.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (42.51%) .NET
2 215 (30.67%) ASP.NET
3 169 (24.11%) HTML
4 167 (23.82%) AngularJS
5 146 (20.83%) CSS
6 125 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 88 (12.55%) .NET Framework
8 84 (11.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 83 (11.84%) HTML5
10 79 (11.27%) Web Services
11 78 (11.13%) REST
12 72 (10.27%) Entity Framework
13 60 (8.56%) JSON
14 57 (8.13%) React
15 53 (7.56%) RESTful
16 45 (6.42%) Node.js
17 40 (5.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 40 (5.71%) jQuery
18 38 (5.42%) XML
19 35 (4.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 52 (7.42%) User Experience
3 37 (5.28%) Greenfield Project
4 24 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
5 23 (3.28%) Data Centre
6 21 (3.00%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.85%) Computer Science
8 19 (2.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.43%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.43%) N-Tier
10 10 (1.43%) PKI
11 9 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.00%) Fintech
13 7 (1.00%) Replication
13 7 (1.00%) Robotics
14 6 (0.86%) Clustering
14 6 (0.86%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 175 (24.96%) Windows
2 102 (14.55%) Windows Server
3 78 (11.13%) Linux
4 59 (8.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (3.71%) Windows 10
7 25 (3.57%) Android
7 25 (3.57%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 14 (2.00%) Unix
10 10 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (1.43%) Windows 8
10 10 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.57%) CentOS
13 4 (0.57%) VMS
14 3 (0.43%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (31.53%) MVC
3 155 (22.11%) Business Intelligence
4 132 (18.83%) TDD
5 116 (16.55%) DevOps
6 100 (14.27%) Scrum
7 92 (13.12%) ITIL
8 88 (12.55%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (12.27%) Software Engineering
10 69 (9.84%) OO
11 60 (8.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 59 (8.42%) BDD
12 59 (8.42%) SOLID
13 55 (7.85%) Migration
14 53 (7.56%) ETL
15 51 (7.28%) Web Development
16 49 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
16 49 (6.99%) Service Delivery
17 48 (6.85%) Programme Management
18 47 (6.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 315 (44.94%) C#
2 262 (37.38%) SQL
3 233 (33.24%) JavaScript
4 101 (14.41%) Java
5 82 (11.70%) PowerShell
6 72 (10.27%) T-SQL
7 53 (7.56%) Python
8 30 (4.28%) PHP
9 25 (3.57%) Ruby
9 25 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 14 (2.00%) C++
11 13 (1.85%) C
12 11 (1.57%) Perl
13 10 (1.43%) Scala
13 10 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.14%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.00%) GraphQL
16 6 (0.86%) VB
17 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 85 (12.13%) Degree
2 65 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 53 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (5.42%) SC Cleared
5 23 (3.28%) MCSE
6 17 (2.43%) DV Cleared
6 17 (2.43%) ISTQB
7 16 (2.28%) ISEB
8 10 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.43%) MCPD
9 9 (1.28%) MCSA
10 8 (1.14%) CCNA
10 8 (1.14%) MCP
11 7 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 4 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.43%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.43%) MCITP
14 3 (0.43%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.57%) QA
2 13 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.28%) GCP
3 9 (1.28%) SLA
4 7 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.29%) HL7
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (16.41%) Active Directory
2 85 (12.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (9.70%) Docker
4 61 (8.70%) Hyper-V
5 16 (2.28%) BitLocker
5 16 (2.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.28%) vSphere
7 7 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.43%) Shibboleth
8 3 (0.43%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.29%) RHEV
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.14%) vCloud
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 44 (6.28%) SCCM
2 34 (4.85%) Puppet
3 31 (4.42%) Ansible
4 25 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (3.28%) SCOM
6 20 (2.85%) SCVMM
7 16 (2.28%) Kubernetes
8 15 (2.14%) Terraform
9 12 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
10 9 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (1.14%) HAProxy
12 7 (1.00%) ZABBIX
13 5 (0.71%) Kibana
13 5 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.57%) vCenter Server
15 3 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
15 3 (0.43%) Nagios
15 3 (0.43%) rkt
16 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
16 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 300 (42.80%) Microsoft
2 112 (15.98%) VMware
3 69 (9.84%) Google
4 50 (7.13%) SAP
5 31 (4.42%) Cisco
6 23 (3.28%) Xamarin
7 20 (2.85%) McAfee
8 17 (2.43%) Oracle
9 16 (2.28%) Citrix
10 13 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 11 (1.57%) Tableau
12 8 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.14%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.00%) HP
13 7 (1.00%) Rackspace
13 7 (1.00%) SolarWinds
13 7 (1.00%) Twitter
14 6 (0.86%) IBM
14 6 (0.86%) Informatica
14 6 (0.86%) Sitecore