Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 11 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Azure 121 227 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Southampton 23.45% 14.25% 9.40%
As % of the Cloud Services category 67.60% 55.23% 50.38%
Number of salaries quoted 117 190 116
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,225 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,750 £61,250 £68,750
Hampshire median annual salary £52,500 £48,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.81% -8.10% +5.00%

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 179 411 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 34.69% 25.80% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 162 349 219
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,250 £70,000
Hampshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Southampton

Azure
Salary Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in Southampton.

Salary trend for Azure in Southampton

Azure
Salary Histogram in Southampton

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 62 (51.24%) C#
2 55 (45.45%) SQL
2 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 50 (41.32%) DevOps
4 40 (33.06%) .NET
5 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
6 37 (30.58%) Windows
6 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (24.79%) AWS
7 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
8 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
9 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
10 27 (22.31%) T-SQL
11 25 (20.66%) Test Automation
11 25 (20.66%) Office 365
12 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (19.01%) Degree
14 21 (17.36%) PaaS
15 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
15 20 (16.53%) Python
16 19 (15.70%) Finance
16 19 (15.70%) TDD
16 19 (15.70%) Windows Server
17 18 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
18 17 (14.05%) IaaS
18 17 (14.05%) .NET Core
19 16 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
20 15 (12.40%) MySQL

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 15 (12.40%) IIS
2 9 (7.44%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.96%) Apache
4 5 (4.13%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
4 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.48%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.65%) CMS
6 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Synapse
7 1 (0.83%) Confluence
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.83%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.83%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 30 (24.79%) AWS
2 25 (20.66%) Office 365
3 21 (17.36%) PaaS
4 17 (14.05%) IaaS
5 11 (9.09%) SaaS
6 10 (8.26%) Power Platform
7 9 (7.44%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (4.13%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 5 (4.13%) GCP
9 4 (3.31%) Logic Apps
9 4 (3.31%) PowerApps
10 3 (2.48%) Asana
11 2 (1.65%) BlazeMeter
11 2 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.65%) Loggly
11 2 (1.65%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.83%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.83%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.74%) DNS
2 8 (6.61%) SAN
3 6 (4.96%) Firewall
4 5 (4.13%) VoIP
5 3 (2.48%) Skype
6 2 (1.65%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.83%) CTI
7 1 (0.83%) Internet
7 1 (0.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
7 1 (0.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (32.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) MySQL
3 14 (11.57%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (8.26%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (8.26%) Big Data
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 9 (7.44%) Data Lake
5 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.44%) Power BI
6 8 (6.61%) Cosmos DB
6 8 (6.61%) Geospatial Data
7 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (4.13%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
8 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (4.13%) Neo4j
8 5 (4.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (16.53%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.92%) Jenkins
3 7 (5.79%) JMeter
4 6 (4.96%) SpecFlow
4 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.13%) Fiddler
5 5 (4.13%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (3.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.31%) Postman
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (3.31%) webpack
7 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.48%) Gradle
7 3 (2.48%) gulp
7 3 (2.48%) LINQPad
7 3 (2.48%) Maven
7 3 (2.48%) Selenium
General
1 19 (15.70%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.48%) Police
3 3 (2.48%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Law
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (43.80%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Software Developer
3 18 (14.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (13.22%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 14 (11.57%) Senior Developer
6 13 (10.74%) .NET Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) C# Developer
8 11 (9.09%) Junior
8 11 (9.09%) Junior Developer
9 10 (8.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Azure Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Graduate
9 10 (8.26%) Graduate Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Graduate Software Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Junior Software Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (7.44%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.06%) .NET
2 17 (14.05%) .NET Core
3 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET
4 14 (11.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (10.74%) AngularJS
5 13 (10.74%) CSS
6 12 (9.92%) HTML
7 11 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (7.44%) React
9 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET Core
10 7 (5.79%) Web Services
11 6 (4.96%) Vue.js
12 5 (4.13%) Apache NiFi
12 5 (4.13%) CSS3
12 5 (4.13%) HTML5
12 5 (4.13%) Kafka
13 4 (3.31%) Middleware
13 4 (3.31%) RESTful
14 3 (2.48%) .NET Framework
14 3 (2.48%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (7.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.48%) Clustering
3 3 (2.48%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) Replication
3 3 (2.48%) User Experience
4 2 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.83%) CCTV
5 1 (0.83%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (0.83%) Grid Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.83%) PlayStation
5 1 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 37 (30.58%) Windows
2 19 (15.70%) Windows Server
3 10 (8.26%) Linux
4 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.44%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (3.31%) Android
6 2 (1.65%) VMS
6 2 (1.65%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (41.32%) DevOps
2 37 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (23.97%) Software Engineering
4 25 (20.66%) Test Automation
5 24 (19.83%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (15.70%) TDD
7 18 (14.88%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (13.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (12.40%) Analytics
9 15 (12.40%) Computer Science
10 14 (11.57%) Fintech
10 14 (11.57%) MVC
10 14 (11.57%) OOP
10 14 (11.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 14 (11.57%) Visualisation
11 13 (10.74%) OO
12 10 (8.26%) Data Analytics
12 10 (8.26%) Microservices
13 9 (7.44%) BDD
13 9 (7.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 62 (51.24%) C#
2 55 (45.45%) SQL
3 30 (24.79%) JavaScript
4 28 (23.14%) PowerShell
5 27 (22.31%) T-SQL
6 20 (16.53%) Python
7 12 (9.92%) Perl
8 7 (5.79%) Java
9 4 (3.31%) TypeScript
10 3 (2.48%) C++
10 3 (2.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 3 (2.48%) R
11 2 (1.65%) F#
12 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.83%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Degree
2 13 (10.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.09%) CCNA
4 11 (9.09%) MCSE
4 11 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.79%) CCA
5 7 (5.79%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.31%) ISEB
6 4 (3.31%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.48%) CCNP
7 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) APMP
9 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.83%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) PMO
2 5 (4.13%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.44%) Docker
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.74%) Ansible
2 10 (8.26%) Kubernetes
3 7 (5.79%) Terraform
4 6 (4.96%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.13%) Kibana
6 3 (2.48%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (2.48%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.48%) Puppet
7 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.83%) MIIS
Vendors
1 55 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.74%) Cisco
2 13 (10.74%) VMware
3 12 (9.92%) Citrix
4 8 (6.61%) Databricks
4 8 (6.61%) Meraki
5 5 (4.13%) Google
5 5 (4.13%) Xamarin
6 4 (3.31%) Oracle
7 3 (2.48%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.48%) Yardi
8 2 (1.65%) Apple
8 2 (1.65%) New Relic
9 1 (0.83%) Avaya
9 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.83%) HP
9 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.83%) Mitel
9 1 (0.83%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.83%) webMethods