Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ARM Templates skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ARM Templates over the 6 months to 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Azure Resource Manager Templates (ARM Templates)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 596 573 855
Rank change year-on-year -23 +282 +185
Permanent jobs citing ARM Templates 510 132 223
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 0.61% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 345 107 183
10th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £46,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,500 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.44% -4.72% +5.83%
75th Percentile £82,500 £79,375 £84,375
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

ARM Templates is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 50,865 21,475 51,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.40% 43.93% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32,489 18,433 42,274
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

ARM Templates
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ARM Templates as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ARM Templates in the UK

ARM Templates
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ARM Templates.

Salary trend for ARM Templates in the UK

ARM Templates
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ARM Templates over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for ARM Templates in the UK

ARM Templates
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ARM Templates within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 2021. 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
England -33 420 £65,000 +7.44% 88
UK excluding London -10 293 £60,000 - 60
London -183 134 £80,000 +4.92% 35
North of England -33 125 £60,000 - 12
South East -86 89 £62,000 +49.40% 23
Work from Home -216 89 £65,000 +5.69% 18
North West -40 73 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire -79 40 £60,000 - 4
Midlands -106 30 £60,000 -0.83% 10
South West -65 26 £55,000 +48.65% 6
West Midlands -91 26 £65,000 +7.44% 5
Scotland - 21 £70,000 - 7
North East - 12 £62,500 - 3
East Midlands - 4 £60,000 - 5
East of England -101 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing ARM Templates 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 with a requirement for ARM Templates.

1 499 (97.84%) Azure
2 431 (84.51%) DevOps
3 346 (67.84%) PowerShell
4 313 (61.37%) Terraform
5 285 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
6 234 (45.88%) Infrastructure as Code
7 186 (36.47%) SQL
8 183 (35.88%) PaaS
9 177 (34.71%) Kubernetes
10 167 (32.75%) C#
11 165 (32.35%) Docker
12 158 (30.98%) IaaS
13 157 (30.78%) Microsoft
14 142 (27.84%) Azure Active Directory
15 129 (25.29%) Python
16 124 (24.31%) .NET
17 121 (23.73%) Azure Key Vault
18 119 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
19 114 (22.35%) Puppet
20 108 (21.18%) Ansible
20 108 (21.18%) JavaScript
21 107 (20.98%) Azure SQL Database
22 105 (20.59%) AWS
23 104 (20.39%) Security Cleared
24 103 (20.20%) SC Cleared
25 102 (20.00%) Analytics
25 102 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
26 101 (19.80%) Jenkins
27 99 (19.41%) Bash Shell
28 98 (19.22%) SaaS

ARM Templates
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 26 (5.10%) IIS
2 16 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.75%) Apache Spark
4 13 (2.55%) Confluence
5 8 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.98%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.16%) Sentinel
2 5 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 499 (97.84%) Azure
2 183 (35.88%) PaaS
3 158 (30.98%) IaaS
4 142 (27.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 121 (23.73%) Azure Key Vault
6 105 (20.59%) AWS
7 98 (19.22%) SaaS
8 76 (14.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 53 (10.39%) Pulumi
10 51 (10.00%) Datadog
11 48 (9.41%) Azure Service Bus
12 37 (7.25%) GCP
13 33 (6.47%) Microsoft 365
14 31 (6.08%) Serverless
15 24 (4.71%) Azure Logic Apps
16 23 (4.51%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (3.73%) Azure App Service
17 19 (3.73%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 19 (3.73%) Azure Functions
18 18 (3.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.47%) Firewall
2 19 (3.73%) VPN
3 13 (2.55%) Network Security
4 11 (2.16%) SAN
5 8 (1.57%) DNS
5 8 (1.57%) WAN
6 7 (1.37%) LAN
7 6 (1.18%) SMTP
8 5 (0.98%) NAS
9 4 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (0.78%) SSL
10 2 (0.39%) HTTP
10 2 (0.39%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.20%) VLAN
11 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (20.98%) Azure SQL Database
2 88 (17.25%) MongoDB
3 73 (14.31%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (12.55%) SQL Server
5 61 (11.96%) Redis
6 53 (10.39%) MySQL
7 51 (10.00%) MariaDB
8 44 (8.63%) Big Data
9 38 (7.45%) NoSQL
10 35 (6.86%) Data Lake
11 28 (5.49%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (1.57%) Relational Database
17 7 (1.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 5 (0.98%) Couchbase
18 5 (0.98%) RDBMS
19 4 (0.78%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 101 (19.80%) Jenkins
2 59 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 39 (7.65%) TeamCity
4 37 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
5 32 (6.27%) Git (software)
6 31 (6.08%) GitLab
7 29 (5.69%) CircleCI
8 19 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (3.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 16 (3.14%) JIRA
10 13 (2.55%) Moq
10 13 (2.55%) Visual Studio
11 9 (1.76%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.57%) JMeter
12 8 (1.57%) Selenium
12 8 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (1.18%) Locust
13 6 (1.18%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.18%) WebDriver
13 6 (1.18%) WebSurge
General
1 50 (9.80%) Social Skills
2 29 (5.69%) Finance
3 15 (2.94%) Local Government
4 14 (2.75%) Back Office
5 7 (1.37%) Banking
5 7 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
6 6 (1.18%) Law
6 6 (1.18%) Public Sector
7 5 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (0.98%) Games
8 4 (0.78%) Automotive
8 4 (0.78%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (0.78%) Legal
9 3 (0.59%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (0.59%) Retail
10 2 (0.39%) Billing
10 2 (0.39%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.20%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 188 (36.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 174 (34.12%) Azure Engineer
3 98 (19.22%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 84 (16.47%) Architect
5 77 (15.10%) Developer
6 76 (14.90%) Azure DevOps
7 61 (11.96%) Cloud Engineer
8 48 (9.41%) Azure Architect
9 39 (7.65%) Cloud Architect
10 38 (7.45%) Platform Engineer
11 37 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 35 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
13 33 (6.47%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
15 19 (3.73%) Cloud Developer
16 17 (3.33%) AWS DevOps
16 17 (3.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 17 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
16 17 (3.33%) Security Specialist
17 15 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (24.31%) .NET
2 80 (15.69%) OAuth
3 79 (15.49%) OAuth2
4 57 (11.18%) .NET Core
5 55 (10.78%) React
6 51 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 45 (8.82%) .NET Framework
8 30 (5.88%) CSS
9 28 (5.49%) Entity Framework
10 26 (5.10%) jQuery
11 25 (4.90%) JSON
11 25 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 22 (4.31%) Web Services
13 21 (4.12%) ASP.NET
14 18 (3.53%) RESTful
15 17 (3.33%) AngularJS
16 11 (2.16%) XML
17 10 (1.96%) Flutter
17 10 (1.96%) React Native
17 10 (1.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.27%) Linux Command Line
2 67 (13.14%) Public Cloud
3 47 (9.22%) Hybrid Cloud
4 45 (8.82%) Cloud Native
5 37 (7.25%) Data Centre
6 25 (4.90%) N-Tier
7 16 (3.14%) Private Cloud
8 15 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
8 15 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.96%) Clustering
10 9 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.98%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.98%) Legacy Applications
13 4 (0.78%) User Experience
14 3 (0.59%) Grid Computing
14 3 (0.59%) NHS
14 3 (0.59%) PKI
14 3 (0.59%) Social Media
14 3 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.84%) Windows
2 89 (17.45%) Linux
3 33 (6.47%) Windows Server
4 23 (4.51%) VMS
5 19 (3.73%) Unix
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (0.98%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.39%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.20%) CentOS
9 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (84.51%) DevOps
2 285 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
3 234 (45.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 102 (20.00%) Analytics
4 102 (20.00%) Network Virtualisation
5 81 (15.88%) Configuration Management
6 78 (15.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 78 (15.29%) Virtual Environments
7 74 (14.51%) Test Automation
8 60 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
10 58 (11.37%) Migration
11 52 (10.20%) Web Application Development
12 50 (9.80%) Load Balancing
13 46 (9.02%) Microservices
14 45 (8.82%) Computer Science
15 44 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 42 (8.24%) Mentoring
17 39 (7.65%) Unit Testing
18 38 (7.45%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 346 (67.84%) PowerShell
2 186 (36.47%) SQL
3 167 (32.75%) C#
4 129 (25.29%) Python
5 108 (21.18%) JavaScript
6 99 (19.41%) Bash Shell
7 77 (15.10%) TypeScript
8 60 (11.76%) Java
9 57 (11.18%) Ruby
10 53 (10.39%) Go
10 53 (10.39%) Groovy
11 51 (10.00%) PHP
12 29 (5.69%) T-SQL
13 17 (3.33%) Perl
14 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.59%) Bicep
16 2 (0.39%) R
17 1 (0.20%) Java 11
17 1 (0.20%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 104 (20.39%) Security Cleared
2 103 (20.20%) SC Cleared
3 59 (11.57%) Degree
4 14 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.31%) QA
2 6 (1.18%) SLA
2 6 (1.18%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.39%) NCSC
4 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 165 (32.35%) Docker
2 97 (19.02%) Active Directory
3 42 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
5 15 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (2.94%) VMware NSX
6 13 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (2.35%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 313 (61.37%) Terraform
2 177 (34.71%) Kubernetes
3 119 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
4 114 (22.35%) Puppet
5 108 (21.18%) Ansible
6 56 (10.98%) Grafana
6 56 (10.98%) Prometheus
7 50 (9.80%) SCCM
8 17 (3.33%) CFEngine
9 16 (3.14%) Failover Clustering
10 10 (1.96%) Rancher
11 7 (1.37%) SCOM
12 6 (1.18%) Packer
13 4 (0.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 4 (0.78%) Consul
13 4 (0.78%) Graphite
13 4 (0.78%) Opsview
13 4 (0.78%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 157 (30.78%) Microsoft
2 51 (10.00%) New Relic
2 51 (10.00%) SaltStack
3 49 (9.61%) VMware
4 25 (4.90%) Databricks
5 20 (3.92%) EMC
6 18 (3.53%) Cisco
7 15 (2.94%) NetApp
8 10 (1.96%) Xamarin
9 9 (1.76%) Google
9 9 (1.76%) Okta
10 8 (1.57%) Oracle
11 7 (1.37%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.18%) Nintex
13 5 (0.98%) CommVault
13 5 (0.98%) Lets Encrypt
13 5 (0.98%) Sparx
13 5 (0.98%) Zerto
14 4 (0.78%) CheckPoint
14 4 (0.78%) Citrix