Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 14 31
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Azure 225 189 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 14.16% 14.13% 8.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.60% 60.00% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 205 167 115
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,100 £32,500 £29,900
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +5.56%

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 463 315 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 29.14% 23.54% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 426 264 242
Southampton median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,275 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £65,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% +1.18%

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 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in Southampton

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 86 (38.22%) AWS
2 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
3 80 (35.56%) Windows
4 75 (33.33%) C#
5 67 (29.78%) SQL
6 60 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 51 (22.67%) DevOps
8 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (20.44%) PowerShell
9 46 (20.44%) .NET
9 46 (20.44%) Windows Server
10 44 (19.56%) Cisco
11 43 (19.11%) Network Security
12 38 (16.89%) BDD
12 38 (16.89%) Office 365
13 35 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
13 35 (15.56%) Firewall
14 34 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
15 32 (14.22%) Degree
16 30 (13.33%) JavaScript
17 29 (12.89%) PaaS
17 29 (12.89%) Python
18 26 (11.56%) Test Automation
18 26 (11.56%) Meraki
19 25 (11.11%) Linux
20 24 (10.67%) CSS
20 24 (10.67%) HTML
20 24 (10.67%) Active Directory
20 24 (10.67%) VPN
20 24 (10.67%) CheckPoint

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 16 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.78%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (3.11%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.11%) CMS
3 7 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.67%) Apache
5 5 (2.22%) EPiServer
5 5 (2.22%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.33%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.33%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.44%) SAS
7 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 86 (38.22%) AWS
2 38 (16.89%) Office 365
3 29 (12.89%) PaaS
4 14 (6.22%) IaaS
5 13 (5.78%) Power Platform
6 7 (3.11%) Boomi
6 7 (3.11%) iPaaS
7 6 (2.67%) GCP
8 5 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (2.22%) OneDrive
8 5 (2.22%) SaaS
9 4 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.33%) AtomSphere
10 3 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
11 2 (0.89%) AWS IoT
11 2 (0.89%) GitHub
11 2 (0.89%) Serverless
12 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (19.11%) Network Security
2 35 (15.56%) Firewall
3 24 (10.67%) VPN
4 18 (8.00%) SSL
5 14 (6.22%) Cisco ISE
6 11 (4.89%) BIG-IP
6 11 (4.89%) SAN
6 11 (4.89%) Software-Defined Networking
6 11 (4.89%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.89%) WAN
7 10 (4.44%) VoIP
8 7 (3.11%) DNS
9 6 (2.67%) CTI
9 6 (2.67%) DHCP
9 6 (2.67%) MPLS
10 5 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (2.22%) iSCSI
11 4 (1.78%) VLAN
11 4 (1.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.44%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.11%) Redis
4 13 (5.78%) Geospatial Data
4 13 (5.78%) Power BI
5 12 (5.33%) Big Data
5 12 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.56%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.67%) Apache Hive
8 6 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2017
11 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.33%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.33%) Data Lake
11 3 (1.33%) Impala
11 3 (1.33%) Neo4j
11 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (7.11%) SpecFlow
2 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 12 (5.33%) LINQPad
4 11 (4.89%) Fiddler
5 10 (4.44%) Visual Studio
6 8 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.33%) Ant
7 3 (1.33%) gulp
7 3 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.33%) webpack
8 2 (0.89%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.44%) Babel
9 1 (0.44%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.44%) SoapUI
General
1 16 (7.11%) Public Sector
2 14 (6.22%) Retail
3 5 (2.22%) Finance
4 3 (1.33%) Banking
4 3 (1.33%) Police
5 2 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (28.89%) Developer
2 30 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (12.89%) Network Engineer
4 26 (11.56%) Azure Engineer
5 23 (10.22%) Xamarin Developer
6 20 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 18 (8.00%) Software Developer
8 17 (7.56%) IT Engineer
9 15 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
9 15 (6.67%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.33%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (4.44%) Consultant
13 10 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (4.44%) Senior Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
14 9 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 9 (4.00%) Security Engineer
15 8 (3.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.44%) .NET
2 24 (10.67%) CSS
2 24 (10.67%) HTML
3 18 (8.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (7.11%) Node.js
5 12 (5.33%) .NET Core
5 12 (5.33%) REST
5 12 (5.33%) XML
6 11 (4.89%) ASP.NET
7 10 (4.44%) Web Services
8 9 (4.00%) LESS
8 9 (4.00%) Sass
8 9 (4.00%) SOAP
9 8 (3.56%) JSON
10 7 (3.11%) ADO.NET
10 7 (3.11%) AppFabric
10 7 (3.11%) Entity Framework
10 7 (3.11%) WCF
11 5 (2.22%) React
12 4 (1.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.89%) Replication
1 20 (8.89%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (7.56%) Enterprise Cloud
3 14 (6.22%) Data Centre
4 12 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (5.33%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.33%) Learning Management System
6 3 (1.33%) Reference Data
7 2 (0.89%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 80 (35.56%) Windows
2 46 (20.44%) Windows Server
3 25 (11.11%) Linux
4 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.44%) VMS
6 9 (4.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (3.56%) Android
8 6 (2.67%) CentOS
8 6 (2.67%) Ubuntu
9 5 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (22.67%) DevOps
2 47 (20.89%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (16.89%) BDD
4 35 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (11.56%) Test Automation
6 22 (9.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 20 (8.89%) SDLC
7 20 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 19 (8.44%) ITIL
8 19 (8.44%) MVC
8 19 (8.44%) TDD
9 18 (8.00%) Information Security
10 17 (7.56%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (6.67%) Project Management
13 14 (6.22%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (5.78%) Migration
15 12 (5.33%) Computer Science
15 12 (5.33%) Configuration Management
15 12 (5.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (33.33%) C#
2 67 (29.78%) SQL
3 46 (20.44%) PowerShell
4 30 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 29 (12.89%) Python
6 10 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.11%) Java
7 7 (3.11%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.67%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.22%) Perl
9 5 (2.22%) PHP
10 3 (1.33%) F#
10 3 (1.33%) Ruby
10 3 (1.33%) Scala
10 3 (1.33%) VBScript
11 2 (0.89%) C
11 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (15.11%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (14.22%) Degree
3 20 (8.89%) CCNP
4 16 (7.11%) CCNA
5 11 (4.89%) CISSP
6 8 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.22%) CCA
9 5 (2.22%) CISM
9 5 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (2.22%) MCITP
9 5 (2.22%) MCSE
9 5 (2.22%) SSCP
9 5 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.33%) MCP
10 3 (1.33%) MCSA
10 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (7.11%) QA
3 7 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (3.11%) SLA
4 6 (2.67%) GDPR
4 6 (2.67%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.22%) NCSC
5 5 (2.22%) NIST
System Software
1 24 (10.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (7.11%) Docker
3 14 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.22%) NFS
4 5 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.22%) vSphere
4 5 (2.22%) XenApp
4 5 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 21 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (8.89%) Ansible
2 20 (8.89%) Terraform
3 13 (5.78%) Kibana
4 12 (5.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (5.33%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (5.33%) Puppet
5 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.78%) SCCM
7 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.89%) Tivoli
8 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (36.89%) Microsoft
2 44 (19.56%) Cisco
3 26 (11.56%) Meraki
4 24 (10.67%) CheckPoint
5 23 (10.22%) Xamarin
6 19 (8.44%) VMware
7 16 (7.11%) Dell
8 15 (6.67%) Juniper
8 15 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 14 (6.22%) F5
10 13 (5.78%) Oracle
11 12 (5.33%) Google
12 11 (4.89%) Citrix
13 8 (3.56%) Apple
14 5 (2.22%) Aruba
14 5 (2.22%) Avaya
14 5 (2.22%) HP
14 5 (2.22%) NetApp
14 5 (2.22%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.33%) MuleSoft