Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 930 1004 1065
Rank change year-on-year +74 +61 +100
Permanent jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 90 113 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.075% 0.091%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.22% 0.28% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 61 101 140
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -23.08%

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 41,402 40,172 38,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.98% 26.70% 21.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33,699 32,063 31,638
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
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 23 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Top 13 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 23 February 2020. 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 +95 88 £66,250 +6.00% 25
UK excluding London +81 54 £60,000 +4.35% 15
London +58 35 £72,500 -19.44% 10
South East +53 20 £75,000 +25.00% 2
East of England - 11 £47,500 - 3
North of England +54 9 £45,000 -18.18% 5
Midlands +27 9 £67,500 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +34 8 £43,750 -20.45% 4
West Midlands +21 6 £66,250 +10.42% 3
South West +37 4 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £92,500 -
North West +48 1 £92,500 +39.62% 1
Wales -4 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 90 (100.00%) Azure
2 65 (72.22%) Firewall
3 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 47 (52.22%) IaaS
5 45 (50.00%) WAN
6 40 (44.44%) PaaS
7 38 (42.22%) VPN
7 38 (42.22%) Migration
8 37 (41.11%) DevOps
9 36 (40.00%) PowerShell
10 35 (38.89%) AWS
11 33 (36.67%) LAN
11 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
12 28 (31.11%) Cisco
12 28 (31.11%) Presales
13 27 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
13 27 (30.00%) Project Delivery
14 26 (28.89%) Data Centre
14 26 (28.89%) Google
15 25 (27.78%) SQL
16 23 (25.56%) Terraform
16 23 (25.56%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (24.44%) Azure Active Directory
17 22 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
18 21 (23.33%) Hybrid Cloud
19 20 (22.22%) DNS
20 19 (21.11%) PKI
20 19 (21.11%) Network Design
20 19 (21.11%) Public Cloud
20 19 (21.11%) High Availability

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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 90 (100.00%) Azure
2 47 (52.22%) IaaS
3 40 (44.44%) PaaS
4 35 (38.89%) AWS
5 22 (24.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 16 (17.78%) Office 365
7 11 (12.22%) GCP
7 11 (12.22%) SaaS
8 10 (11.11%) Serverless
9 9 (10.00%) Azure Functions
10 7 (7.78%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (6.67%) OneDrive
12 5 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
13 4 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (2.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (72.22%) Firewall
2 45 (50.00%) WAN
3 38 (42.22%) VPN
4 33 (36.67%) LAN
5 20 (22.22%) DNS
6 17 (18.89%) WLAN
7 16 (17.78%) BGP
7 16 (17.78%) Cisco ISE
7 16 (17.78%) Wireless
8 13 (14.44%) OSPF
9 11 (12.22%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (12.22%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (12.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (12.22%) Junos
9 11 (12.22%) NetScaler
9 11 (12.22%) NX-OS
9 11 (12.22%) VPLS
10 10 (11.11%) DHCP
11 8 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (7.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
3 9 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (5.56%) Billing
4 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Architect
2 25 (27.78%) Azure Architect
3 22 (24.44%) Cloud Architect
4 20 (22.22%) Network Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (10.00%) Technical Architect
9 7 (7.78%) Azure Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (6.67%) JSON
2 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.89%) Data Centre
2 21 (23.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 19 (21.11%) PKI
3 19 (21.11%) Public Cloud
4 15 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (12.22%) Enterprise Cloud
5 11 (12.22%) Fat Client
5 11 (12.22%) Thin Client
6 6 (6.67%) Private Cloud
6 6 (6.67%) Virtual Team
7 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (4.44%) FMCG
8 3 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.22%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) VMS
5 5 (5.56%) CentOS
6 2 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.11%) AIX
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) Migration
2 37 (41.11%) DevOps
3 28 (31.11%) Presales
4 27 (30.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 27 (30.00%) Project Delivery
5 22 (24.44%) Infrastructure as Code
6 19 (21.11%) High Availability
6 19 (21.11%) Network Design
7 18 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 17 (18.89%) Load Balancing
9 16 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
11 12 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (12.22%) Bimodal
12 11 (12.22%) Continuous Deployment
12 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (12.22%) ITIL
13 10 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 25 (27.78%) SQL
3 10 (11.11%) Python
4 9 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.22%) CCNP
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) CCIE
4 4 (4.44%) MCSE
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.78%) Hyper-V
2 16 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.22%) XenApp
4 10 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (6.67%) vSphere
7 3 (3.33%) Docker
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Terraform
2 10 (11.11%) Puppet
3 8 (8.89%) Kubernetes
4 7 (7.78%) Ansible
5 6 (6.67%) SCCM
6 4 (4.44%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.11%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.11%) Cisco
3 26 (28.89%) Google
4 17 (18.89%) Citrix
4 17 (18.89%) F5
5 16 (17.78%) SolarWinds
5 16 (17.78%) VMware
6 14 (15.56%) CheckPoint
7 11 (12.22%) Barracuda Networks
7 11 (12.22%) Blue Coat
7 11 (12.22%) Juniper
7 11 (12.22%) Meraki
7 11 (12.22%) Zscaler
8 10 (11.11%) Aruba
8 10 (11.11%) Imperva
8 10 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 7 (7.78%) Palo Alto
10 6 (6.67%) Avaya
10 6 (6.67%) IBM
10 6 (6.67%) Symantec