Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure ExpressRoute skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 22 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 769 919 1056
Rank change year-on-year +150 +137 -312
Permanent jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 47 87 73
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.078% 0.052%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.16% 0.18% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 71 45
10th Percentile £49,650 - £39,000
25th Percentile £53,625 £38,999 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,537 £46,500 £67,987
Median % change year-on-year +55.99% -31.60% +4.60%
75th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £111,746 £82,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £42,342 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.82% -19.35% -16.00%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Azure ExpressRoute is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 30,111 48,763 65,045
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 43.95% 46.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23,892 32,286 42,139
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £33,250
25th Percentile £41,463 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £101,250 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +168 44 £75,000 +64.84% 16
London +200 34 £85,000 +82.80% 7
Work from Home +100 11 £67,500 +59.42% 11
UK excluding London +57 7 £46,500 +9.82% 10
South East +82 4 £41,500 -24.55% 1
West Midlands +64 3 £46,500 -53.50% 4
Midlands +58 3 £46,500 -53.50% 5

Azure ExpressRoute
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.51%) IIS
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (100.00%) Azure
2 25 (53.19%) IaaS
3 23 (48.94%) AWS
4 18 (38.30%) PaaS
4 18 (38.30%) SaaS
5 15 (31.91%) Entra ID
6 11 (23.40%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (19.15%) AWS Direct Connect
7 9 (19.15%) Azure Storage
8 8 (17.02%) Azure DevOps
9 7 (14.89%) Azure Key Vault
9 7 (14.89%) Azure Sentinel
9 7 (14.89%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 7 (14.89%) GCP
10 6 (12.77%) Nutanix
11 4 (8.51%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft 365
11 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Purview
12 3 (6.38%) Azure Functions
12 3 (6.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) WAN
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) DNS
3 16 (34.04%) Network Security
4 15 (31.91%) BGP
4 15 (31.91%) MPLS
4 15 (31.91%) VPN
5 13 (27.66%) LAN
6 10 (21.28%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (19.15%) Cisco ISE
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (17.02%) DMZ
8 8 (17.02%) Unified Communications
8 8 (17.02%) VLAN
8 8 (17.02%) WLAN
9 7 (14.89%) Cisco Wireless
9 7 (14.89%) DHCP
9 7 (14.89%) Wireless
10 6 (12.77%) NetScaler
10 6 (12.77%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (14.89%) Data Lake
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.13%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Gatling
1 3 (6.38%) Git
1 3 (6.38%) JUnit
1 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
1 3 (6.38%) SonarQube
1 3 (6.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Social Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Law
4 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Senior
2 14 (29.79%) Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Network Engineer
3 13 (27.66%) Security Engineer
4 11 (23.40%) Network Security Engineer
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Security Engineer
6 9 (19.15%) Azure Architect
6 9 (19.15%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) IT Engineer
7 8 (17.02%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (12.77%) Data Architect
9 6 (12.77%) ICT Engineer
9 6 (12.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (8.51%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
10 4 (8.51%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.28%) ARM Templates
2 6 (12.77%) 802.1X
3 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 3 (6.38%) Azure Blueprints
4 2 (4.26%) HTML
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.02%) PKI
3 7 (14.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Cloud Native
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Linux
4 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (29.79%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (29.79%) ITIL
2 14 (29.79%) SIEM
3 11 (23.40%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (23.40%) Roadmaps
4 10 (21.28%) CI/CD
4 10 (21.28%) Cloud Security
4 10 (21.28%) DevOps
4 10 (21.28%) Network Management
4 10 (21.28%) Open Source
5 9 (19.15%) Migration
6 8 (17.02%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (17.02%) Service Design
7 7 (14.89%) Analytics
7 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (14.89%) Load Balancing
7 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.77%) Bicep
4 5 (10.64%) Bash
4 5 (10.64%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Go
5 3 (6.38%) Groovy
5 3 (6.38%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.38%) Scala
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) CCNA
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (8.51%) CISSP
1 4 (8.51%) GSEC
1 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) NCSC
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) NIST
2 2 (4.26%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (21.28%) Docker
3 9 (19.15%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.77%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (6.38%) Firmware
6 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Kubernetes
2 6 (12.77%) Terraform
3 5 (10.64%) Puppet
4 4 (8.51%) PowerCLI
4 4 (8.51%) Progress Chef
4 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (8.51%) vCenter Server
4 4 (8.51%) vRealize
4 4 (8.51%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (6.38%) Istio
6 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
6 2 (4.26%) HP SIM
6 2 (4.26%) Nagios
6 2 (4.26%) Nessus
6 2 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (4.26%) SCOM
6 2 (4.26%) SCOrch
6 2 (4.26%) WSUS
7 1 (2.13%) Ansible
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco
3 16 (34.04%) Palo Alto
4 12 (25.53%) SolarWinds
5 10 (21.28%) CheckPoint
6 7 (14.89%) Databricks
6 7 (14.89%) VMware
7 6 (12.77%) HP
8 4 (8.51%) 3PAR
8 4 (8.51%) Aruba
8 4 (8.51%) Brocade
8 4 (8.51%) Citrix
8 4 (8.51%) Commvault
8 4 (8.51%) F5
8 4 (8.51%) Juniper
8 4 (8.51%) Meraki
8 4 (8.51%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (6.38%) Dynatrace
9 3 (6.38%) Google
9 3 (6.38%) ServiceNow