Period
to 28 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 14 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 +15
Permanent jobs citing Azure 239 219 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.56% 16.59% 8.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.88% 60.50% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 224 194 155
Southampton median annual salary £46,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.43% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -

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 Southampton with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 489 362 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 31.84% 27.42% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 459 312 352
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £28,000 £25,763
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,125 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -5.03%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Southampton

Azure
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in Southampton.

Salary trend for Azure in Southampton

Azure
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in Southampton over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, IT jobs citing 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Azure.

1 96 (40.17%) AWS
2 80 (33.47%) Microsoft
3 74 (30.96%) C#
4 61 (25.52%) Windows
5 53 (22.18%) DevOps
6 51 (21.34%) BDD
7 50 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (20.08%) SQL
9 44 (18.41%) Network Security
10 43 (17.99%) SQL Server
11 42 (17.57%) Cisco
12 39 (16.32%) PowerShell
12 39 (16.32%) PaaS
13 36 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
14 35 (14.64%) .NET
15 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
15 33 (13.81%) Xamarin
15 33 (13.81%) Windows Server
16 32 (13.39%) Office 365
16 32 (13.39%) Firewall
17 31 (12.97%) JavaScript
18 30 (12.55%) Python
18 30 (12.55%) Meraki
18 30 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (12.13%) CSS
19 29 (12.13%) HTML
19 29 (12.13%) Software Engineering
20 28 (11.72%) CheckPoint
20 28 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 27 (11.30%) Linux

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 11 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.18%) CMS
3 9 (3.77%) MS Exchange
4 7 (2.93%) IIS
4 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.09%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.26%) Apache
6 3 (1.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.42%) Anypoint
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 96 (40.17%) AWS
2 39 (16.32%) PaaS
3 32 (13.39%) Office 365
4 15 (6.28%) IaaS
5 14 (5.86%) SaaS
6 12 (5.02%) Boomi
7 11 (4.60%) Power Platform
8 10 (4.18%) Dynamics 365
9 9 (3.77%) iPaaS
10 7 (2.93%) GCP
11 6 (2.51%) AtomSphere
12 5 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (2.09%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (2.09%) OneDrive
13 3 (1.26%) BlazeMeter
13 3 (1.26%) GitHub
14 2 (0.84%) Azure Stack
15 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
15 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.41%) Network Security
2 32 (13.39%) Firewall
3 20 (8.37%) VPN
4 18 (7.53%) Cisco ISE
5 15 (6.28%) SSL
6 13 (5.44%) BIG-IP
6 13 (5.44%) Software-Defined Networking
7 12 (5.02%) SAN
7 12 (5.02%) WAN
8 7 (2.93%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (2.93%) VoIP
9 6 (2.51%) TCP/IP
9 6 (2.51%) Wireless
10 5 (2.09%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.09%) iSCSI
10 5 (2.09%) MPLS
11 4 (1.67%) DNS
12 3 (1.26%) LAN
13 2 (0.84%) SMTP
13 2 (0.84%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.37%) Redis
3 19 (7.95%) Geospatial Data
4 11 (4.60%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.60%) Power BI
5 10 (4.18%) Big Data
6 8 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.51%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.67%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.26%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.26%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2017
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (8.37%) SpecFlow
2 16 (6.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (5.44%) Jenkins
4 12 (5.02%) LINQPad
5 11 (4.60%) Fiddler
5 11 (4.60%) Postman
6 6 (2.51%) gulp
6 6 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (2.51%) webpack
7 5 (2.09%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.09%) Travis CI
8 3 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.26%) Bugzilla
8 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.26%) HP UFT
8 3 (1.26%) JMeter
8 3 (1.26%) Maven
9 2 (0.84%) Gradle
9 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.84%) WinDbg
General
1 16 (6.69%) Public Sector
2 13 (5.44%) Retail
3 9 (3.77%) Finance
4 4 (1.67%) Banking
5 2 (0.84%) Advertising
5 2 (0.84%) Law
5 2 (0.84%) Legal
6 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (30.96%) Developer
2 33 (13.81%) Xamarin Developer
3 28 (11.72%) Network Engineer
4 27 (11.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 24 (10.04%) Architect
5 24 (10.04%) Azure Engineer
6 21 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (7.53%) IT Engineer
8 16 (6.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
9 15 (6.28%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.44%) Applications Developer
11 12 (5.02%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 10 (4.18%) Integration Developer
12 10 (4.18%) Python Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) Security Engineer
12 10 (4.18%) Software Developer
12 10 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.64%) .NET
2 29 (12.13%) CSS
2 29 (12.13%) HTML
3 24 (10.04%) Node.js
4 13 (5.44%) CSS3
4 13 (5.44%) HTML5
5 10 (4.18%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.18%) JSON
6 9 (3.77%) React
7 8 (3.35%) AngularJS
7 8 (3.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (2.93%) REST
9 6 (2.51%) Chai
9 6 (2.51%) Jest
9 6 (2.51%) koa
9 6 (2.51%) LESS
9 6 (2.51%) Sass
9 6 (2.51%) Tailwind CSS
9 6 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.37%) Public Cloud
2 19 (7.95%) Data Centre
3 17 (7.11%) Enterprise Cloud
3 17 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (7.11%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (5.86%) Replication
5 5 (2.09%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.26%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.26%) Learning Management System
7 3 (1.26%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.84%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.84%) Handset
9 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 61 (25.52%) Windows
2 33 (13.81%) Windows Server
3 27 (11.30%) Linux
4 13 (5.44%) Android
4 13 (5.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.18%) VMS
6 5 (2.09%) Windows 10
7 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) CentOS
8 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (22.18%) DevOps
2 51 (21.34%) BDD
3 50 (20.92%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
5 30 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (12.13%) Software Engineering
7 28 (11.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (9.62%) Technical Leadership
9 20 (8.37%) Project Management
10 17 (7.11%) MVC
11 16 (6.69%) TDD
12 15 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.86%) Analytics
13 14 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.86%) Data Management
13 14 (5.86%) Migration
14 13 (5.44%) Information Security
14 13 (5.44%) Mobile Development
14 13 (5.44%) SDLC
15 12 (5.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (30.96%) C#
2 48 (20.08%) SQL
3 39 (16.32%) PowerShell
4 31 (12.97%) JavaScript
5 30 (12.55%) Python
6 14 (5.86%) Java
7 8 (3.35%) TypeScript
8 7 (2.93%) F#
8 7 (2.93%) PHP
9 6 (2.51%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.09%) Bash Shell
11 4 (1.67%) Perl
12 3 (1.26%) Scala
13 2 (0.84%) C
13 2 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (15.06%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (10.46%) CCNP
3 23 (9.62%) Degree
4 17 (7.11%) CCNA
5 11 (4.60%) CISSP
6 6 (2.51%) CISM
6 6 (2.51%) MCSE
6 6 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.09%) CCA
7 5 (2.09%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (2.09%) MCITP
7 5 (2.09%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.67%) SSCP
9 3 (1.26%) CCDP
9 3 (1.26%) ISEB
9 3 (1.26%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.21%) QA
2 17 (7.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 8 (3.35%) SLA
4 7 (2.93%) GDPR
5 4 (1.67%) NCSC
5 4 (1.67%) NIST
6 2 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.18%) Docker
3 5 (2.09%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.09%) NFS
3 5 (2.09%) vSphere
3 5 (2.09%) XenApp
3 5 (2.09%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (5.86%) Ansible
1 14 (5.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (5.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 12 (5.02%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (5.02%) Terraform
3 11 (4.60%) Kibana
4 7 (2.93%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.51%) Puppet
6 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (1.26%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 42 (17.57%) Cisco
3 33 (13.81%) Xamarin
4 30 (12.55%) Meraki
5 28 (11.72%) CheckPoint
6 20 (8.37%) VMware
7 18 (7.53%) Dell
7 18 (7.53%) Juniper
7 18 (7.53%) SolarWinds
8 15 (6.28%) F5
9 14 (5.86%) Citrix
10 13 (5.44%) Apple
10 13 (5.44%) Oracle
11 9 (3.77%) Google
12 7 (2.93%) HP
13 5 (2.09%) Aruba
13 5 (2.09%) MuleSoft
13 5 (2.09%) NetApp
13 5 (2.09%) ProCurve
13 5 (2.09%) Veeam