Period
to 22 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute
UK
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 856 808 1006
Rank change year-on-year -48 +198 +63
Permanent jobs citing Azure ExpressRoute 102 53 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.065% 0.068%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.24% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 64 37 79
10th Percentile £48,000 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,813 £42,500 £41,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -3.51%
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £80,875 £77,500 £83,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.58% -13.64% -1.79%

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 42,930 29,028 42,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.38% 35.68% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 32,130 23,870 34,576
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,290 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure ExpressRoute in the UK

Azure ExpressRoute
Top 10 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 June 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 -24 93 £62,500 +4.17% 14
UK excluding London -45 53 £62,500 +31.58% 8
South East -3 36 £62,500 -16.67% 3
London -20 34 £62,500 -10.71% 6
North of England -34 11 - - 1
North West - 11 - - 1
Work from Home -204 9 £65,000 -13.33% 4
Scotland -36 4 £67,500 +50.00%
East of England -25 1 - -
South West -55 1 £47,500 +11.76% 2

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Azure
2 84 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 79 (77.45%) IaaS
4 75 (73.53%) PaaS
5 63 (61.76%) PowerShell
6 61 (59.80%) DevOps
6 61 (59.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 60 (58.82%) Kubernetes
8 50 (49.02%) Firewall
9 49 (48.04%) SQL
10 46 (45.10%) VPN
11 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
11 43 (42.16%) SaaS
12 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (36.27%) Docker
14 36 (35.29%) Ansible
15 32 (31.37%) Mentoring
15 32 (31.37%) Windows
16 31 (30.39%) Scrum
16 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
16 31 (30.39%) JIRA
17 30 (29.41%) SCOM
17 30 (29.41%) Migration
18 29 (28.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
19 28 (27.45%) Network Virtualisation
19 28 (27.45%) DNS
19 28 (27.45%) Virtual Machines
20 27 (26.47%) Analytics
20 27 (26.47%) Azure Storage
21 26 (25.49%) Social Skills

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 17 (16.67%) Confluence
2 14 (13.73%) Cloud Foundry
3 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 102 (100.00%) Azure
2 79 (77.45%) IaaS
3 75 (73.53%) PaaS
4 61 (59.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (42.16%) SaaS
6 27 (26.47%) Azure Storage
7 20 (19.61%) Azure App Service
8 18 (17.65%) AWS
8 18 (17.65%) Azure Data Factory
9 16 (15.69%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (15.69%) GitHub
9 16 (15.69%) Microsoft 365
10 14 (13.73%) Azure Service Bus
11 12 (11.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 11 (10.78%) GCP
13 10 (9.80%) Serverless
14 9 (8.82%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 8 (7.84%) OneDrive
16 6 (5.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 4 (3.92%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (49.02%) Firewall
2 46 (45.10%) VPN
3 28 (27.45%) DNS
4 16 (15.69%) DMZ
5 12 (11.76%) Network Security
6 10 (9.80%) BGP
6 10 (9.80%) WAN
7 9 (8.82%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.88%) MPLS
8 6 (5.88%) OSPF
9 4 (3.92%) SAN
9 4 (3.92%) SD-WAN
10 3 (2.94%) Internet
10 3 (2.94%) NetScaler
10 3 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (1.96%) DHCP
11 2 (1.96%) IPv4
11 2 (1.96%) RIP
11 2 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 14 (13.73%) Big Data
3 5 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.96%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.98%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 31 (30.39%) Jenkins
1 31 (30.39%) JIRA
2 17 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.71%) Bitbucket
3 15 (14.71%) Maven
4 14 (13.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (13.73%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (12.75%) Gradle
6 2 (1.96%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (25.49%) Social Skills
2 23 (22.55%) Finance
3 15 (14.71%) Billing
3 15 (14.71%) Organisational Skills
4 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.90%) Marketing
5 5 (4.90%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.92%) Law
6 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.94%) Electronics
7 3 (2.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.96%) Banking
8 2 (1.96%) Presentation Skills
8 2 (1.96%) Retail
9 1 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (26.47%) Architect
2 22 (21.57%) Azure Architect
3 15 (14.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 14 (13.73%) Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Full Stack Developer
4 14 (13.73%) Lead Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 11 (10.78%) Service Owner
7 8 (7.84%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (6.86%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Consultant
11 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
12 3 (2.94%) Lead Network Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Network Manager
12 3 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.94%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.49%) Web Services
2 16 (15.69%) .NET
3 14 (13.73%) .NET Core
3 14 (13.73%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (13.73%) RabbitMQ
3 14 (13.73%) RESTful
3 14 (13.73%) SOAP
4 13 (12.75%) CGI
5 6 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (1.96%) Express
6 2 (1.96%) Node.js
6 2 (1.96%) React
6 2 (1.96%) YAML
7 1 (0.98%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.98%) COM
7 1 (0.98%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.57%) Public Cloud
2 20 (19.61%) User Experience
3 13 (12.75%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (5.88%) PKI
6 3 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.98%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.98%) Life Science
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (31.37%) Windows
2 26 (25.49%) Windows Server
3 16 (15.69%) Linux
4 15 (14.71%) VMS
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.98%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (59.80%) DevOps
2 39 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (31.37%) Mentoring
4 31 (30.39%) Scrum
5 30 (29.41%) Migration
6 28 (27.45%) Network Virtualisation
7 27 (26.47%) Analytics
8 19 (18.63%) ITIL
9 18 (17.65%) Load Balancing
10 17 (16.67%) Configuration Management
11 16 (15.69%) Identity Management
11 16 (15.69%) Microservices
12 14 (13.73%) Data Analytics
12 14 (13.73%) Feasibility Study
12 14 (13.73%) Machine Learning
12 14 (13.73%) Open Source
12 14 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (13.73%) Product Vision
12 14 (13.73%) Requirements Gathering
12 14 (13.73%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) PowerShell
2 49 (48.04%) SQL
3 3 (2.94%) PL/SQL
3 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.96%) Java
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.92%) CCNP
4 4 (3.92%) MCSE
5 3 (2.94%) CCNA
5 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.96%) CCIE
6 2 (1.96%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (0.98%) CEH
7 1 (0.98%) GIAC
7 1 (0.98%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.98%) Accessibility
1 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 37 (36.27%) Docker
3 28 (27.45%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (14.71%) Hyper-V
5 14 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (7.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 60 (58.82%) Kubernetes
2 36 (35.29%) Ansible
3 30 (29.41%) SCOM
4 29 (28.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 25 (24.51%) Terraform
6 19 (18.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 19 (18.63%) SCCM
7 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.92%) PowerCLI
7 4 (3.92%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.94%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.98%) CASB
9 1 (0.98%) HP NNM
9 1 (0.98%) vRealize
9 1 (0.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 43 (42.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.71%) VMware
3 10 (9.80%) Google
4 8 (7.84%) NetApp
5 5 (4.90%) Databricks
5 5 (4.90%) HP
6 4 (3.92%) iManage
6 4 (3.92%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (2.94%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.94%) Cisco
7 3 (2.94%) Citrix
7 3 (2.94%) F5
7 3 (2.94%) Fortinet
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) AppDynamics
8 2 (1.96%) Arista
8 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.96%) ForeScout
8 2 (1.96%) Okta
8 2 (1.96%) Splunk