Period
to 19 October 2019

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 19 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 976 1060 1062
Rank change year-on-year +84 +2 +162
Permanent jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 94 104 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.063% 0.085%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.22% 0.26% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 66 85 135
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +36.84%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +26.32%

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.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 43,170 40,741 33,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.69% 24.72% 19.04%
Number of salaries quoted 35,152 32,917 27,378
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Azure ExpressRoute
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute over the 6 months to 19 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Top 14 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 19 October 2019. 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 +72 85 £63,750 +2.00% 13
UK excluding London +93 60 £60,000 +8.11% 8
London +66 27 £75,000 +3.45% 6
South East +48 27 £65,000 +30.00% 5
Midlands +51 17 £60,000 -3.23% 1
West Midlands +48 14 £62,500 +0.81% 1
North of England +29 6 £60,000 +14.29% 1
South West +24 6 £52,500 -12.50%
Yorkshire +2 5 £60,000 +14.29% 1
East Midlands - 3 £39,535 -
East of England +70 2 - -
Scotland +14 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -
North East - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2019, IT jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 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 Azure ExpressRoute.

1 94 (100.00%) Azure
2 71 (75.53%) Microsoft
3 59 (62.77%) IaaS
4 51 (54.26%) PowerShell
5 50 (53.19%) Firewall
6 49 (52.13%) Active Directory
7 47 (50.00%) AWS
7 47 (50.00%) PaaS
8 45 (47.87%) Office 365
9 38 (40.43%) DevOps
10 36 (38.30%) SQL
10 36 (38.30%) Migration
11 31 (32.98%) Windows
12 30 (31.91%) Presales
13 26 (27.66%) Windows Server
14 25 (26.60%) Network Virtualisation
14 25 (26.60%) Project Delivery
15 24 (25.53%) VPN
15 24 (25.53%) Hybrid Cloud
16 23 (24.47%) Azure Active Directory
16 23 (24.47%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (23.40%) VMware
18 20 (21.28%) Citrix
18 20 (21.28%) Serverless
19 18 (19.15%) DNS
20 17 (18.09%) WAN
20 17 (18.09%) LAN
20 17 (18.09%) Public Cloud
20 17 (18.09%) Capacity Planning
21 16 (17.02%) Linux

Azure ExpressRoute
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 14 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.51%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 94 (100.00%) Azure
2 59 (62.77%) IaaS
3 47 (50.00%) AWS
3 47 (50.00%) PaaS
4 45 (47.87%) Office 365
5 23 (24.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (21.28%) Serverless
7 14 (14.89%) Azure Functions
8 13 (13.83%) IBM Cloud
8 13 (13.83%) SaaS
9 11 (11.70%) GCP
10 9 (9.57%) OneDrive
11 5 (5.32%) Mimecast
12 3 (3.19%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (3.19%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (2.13%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (2.13%) Azure Stack
13 2 (2.13%) OpenShift
13 2 (2.13%) Slack
13 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (53.19%) Firewall
2 24 (25.53%) VPN
3 18 (19.15%) DNS
4 17 (18.09%) LAN
4 17 (18.09%) WAN
5 15 (15.96%) DHCP
6 14 (14.89%) MPLS
7 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
8 9 (9.57%) SAN
9 8 (8.51%) Skype
10 7 (7.45%) FTP
10 7 (7.45%) SMTP
10 7 (7.45%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (6.38%) BGP
11 6 (6.38%) OSPF
11 6 (6.38%) WLAN
12 4 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (4.26%) NX-OS
12 4 (4.26%) VoIP
12 4 (4.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (24.47%) Azure SQL Database
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) MariaDB
3 3 (3.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) Power BI
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) Git (software)
1 14 (14.89%) Visual Studio Team System
2 13 (13.83%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.13%) JIRA
3 2 (2.13%) JMeter
3 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (13.83%) Marketing
2 10 (10.64%) Finance
3 6 (6.38%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.26%) Legal
6 3 (3.19%) Publishing
7 2 (2.13%) Billing
7 2 (2.13%) Public Sector
7 2 (2.13%) Social Housing
8 1 (1.06%) Automotive
8 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Architect
2 26 (27.66%) Consultant
3 24 (25.53%) Cloud Architect
4 23 (24.47%) Azure Architect
5 20 (21.28%) Azure Consultant
6 12 (12.77%) Azure Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (7.45%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Network Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (5.32%) Presales Solution Architect
11 5 (5.32%) SCCM Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.32%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) JSON
2 9 (9.57%) Web Services
3 4 (4.26%) OAuth
3 4 (4.26%) OpenID
4 2 (2.13%) Express
5 1 (1.06%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (25.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 17 (18.09%) Public Cloud
3 14 (14.89%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (13.83%) Private Cloud
5 8 (8.51%) PKI
6 7 (7.45%) Cloud Native
7 6 (6.38%) Data Centre
7 6 (6.38%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (6.38%) Fat Client
7 6 (6.38%) Thin Client
8 5 (5.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (3.19%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
12 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.06%) NHS
12 1 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (32.98%) Windows
2 26 (27.66%) Windows Server
3 16 (17.02%) Linux
4 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.57%) Windows 10
6 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) CentOS
7 2 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.43%) DevOps
2 36 (38.30%) Migration
3 30 (31.91%) Presales
4 25 (26.60%) Network Virtualisation
4 25 (26.60%) Project Delivery
5 17 (18.09%) Capacity Planning
6 15 (15.96%) ITIL
7 14 (14.89%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (11.70%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.64%) High Availability
9 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.57%) Configuration Management
10 9 (9.57%) Patch Management
10 9 (9.57%) SIEM
11 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (6.38%) Bimodal
12 6 (6.38%) Coaching
12 6 (6.38%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 51 (54.26%) PowerShell
2 36 (38.30%) SQL
3 13 (13.83%) C#
4 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.19%) Python
5 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.77%) MCSE
3 6 (6.38%) CCIE
3 6 (6.38%) CCNP
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.06%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) GDPR
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (52.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.70%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
5 9 (9.57%) Docker
6 7 (7.45%) Terminal Server
6 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.32%) BitLocker
8 4 (4.26%) XenApp
8 4 (4.26%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.19%) KVM
9 3 (3.19%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) SCCM
2 14 (14.89%) Terraform
3 13 (13.83%) Kubernetes
4 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (7.45%) vCenter Server
6 5 (5.32%) Ansible
7 4 (4.26%) CASB
7 4 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (4.26%) Puppet
8 2 (2.13%) HP SiteScope
8 2 (2.13%) Nagios
8 2 (2.13%) Packer
8 2 (2.13%) WSUS
8 2 (2.13%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.06%) SCDPM
9 1 (1.06%) SCOM
9 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
9 1 (1.06%) SCSM
9 1 (1.06%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 71 (75.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (23.40%) VMware
3 20 (21.28%) Citrix
4 16 (17.02%) Google
5 14 (14.89%) Cisco
6 13 (13.83%) IBM
7 7 (7.45%) Aruba
8 4 (4.26%) 3PAR
8 4 (4.26%) Avaya
8 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.26%) Forcepoint
8 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (3.19%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.19%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.13%) Meraki
10 2 (2.13%) Perforce
10 2 (2.13%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.13%) SAP
11 1 (1.06%) Dell
11 1 (1.06%) EMC