Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Sentinel over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 700 853 1097
Rank change year-on-year +153 +244 +113
Permanent jobs citing Azure Sentinel 188 70 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.073% 0.003%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.50% 0.21% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 155 50 4
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,625 £68,750 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.82% -19.12% +44.68%
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £85,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -29.41% +47.83%

Azure Sentinel 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 37,358 33,916 41,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.42% 35.24% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29,799 27,929 33,615
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Azure Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Sentinel in the UK

Azure Sentinel
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Sentinel in the UK

Azure Sentinel
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Sentinel over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Sentinel in the UK

Azure Sentinel
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Sentinel within the UK over the 6 months to 17 May 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 +137 147 £62,500 -9.09% 19
London +87 80 £62,500 -21.88% 8
UK excluding London +70 70 £62,500 +4.17% 11
Work from Home -99 69 £62,500 -13.79% 3
South East +66 20 £56,250 +7.14% 5
North of England -5 17 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Midlands +3 15 £65,000 -0.76% 2
West Midlands +8 11 £65,000 -0.76% 2
North West +15 10 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Scotland -14 7 £65,000 -1.89%
Wales +19 4 £57,500 -
East Midlands +1 4 - -
Yorkshire -16 4 £55,000 -26.67%
South West - 4 £65,000 - 2
North East 0 3 - -
East of England - 3 £72,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Sentinel 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 Sentinel.

1 188 (100.00%) Azure
2 97 (51.60%) Microsoft
3 74 (39.36%) AWS
4 65 (34.57%) Sentinel
5 56 (29.79%) SIEM
6 49 (26.06%) GCP
7 48 (25.53%) Active Directory
8 47 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
9 45 (23.94%) PowerShell
10 44 (23.40%) DevOps
11 39 (20.74%) Cybersecurity
11 39 (20.74%) SQL
12 38 (20.21%) Linux
13 37 (19.68%) Security Operations
14 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (18.62%) Google
15 35 (18.62%) Firewall
15 35 (18.62%) Social Skills
16 34 (18.09%) PaaS
17 33 (17.55%) Azure Active Directory
18 32 (17.02%) Windows
19 31 (16.49%) Power Platform
20 30 (15.96%) Splunk
20 30 (15.96%) Information Security
21 28 (14.89%) Finance
22 27 (14.36%) Python
22 27 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (13.83%) CISSP
24 25 (13.30%) Cloud Native
25 24 (12.77%) Presales

Azure Sentinel
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 15 (7.98%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.60%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Airflow
3 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.06%) Site Server
4 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 65 (34.57%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 188 (100.00%) Azure
2 74 (39.36%) AWS
3 49 (26.06%) GCP
4 47 (25.00%) Microsoft 365
5 34 (18.09%) PaaS
6 33 (17.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 31 (16.49%) Power Platform
8 23 (12.23%) SaaS
9 21 (11.17%) IaaS
10 12 (6.38%) Google Workspace
11 9 (4.79%) Azure Data Factory
11 9 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (4.26%) Serverless
13 6 (3.19%) Azure Service Bus
13 6 (3.19%) OpenDNS
14 4 (2.13%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (2.13%) Amazon GuardDuty
14 4 (2.13%) Amazon Kinesis
14 4 (2.13%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 4 (2.13%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.62%) Firewall
2 13 (6.91%) Unified Communications
3 10 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (5.32%) LAN
3 10 (5.32%) Network Security
3 10 (5.32%) WAN
4 6 (3.19%) Wireshark
5 5 (2.66%) DNS
6 4 (2.13%) DHCP
7 3 (1.60%) HTTP
7 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.60%) VPN
7 3 (1.60%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
2 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.57%) Power BI
4 13 (6.91%) QlikView
5 12 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (6.38%) Tableau
6 11 (5.85%) Snowflake Schema
7 9 (4.79%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (4.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 8 (4.26%) Big Data
8 8 (4.26%) RDBMS
8 8 (4.26%) Relational Database
8 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.19%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (3.19%) DataStage
9 6 (3.19%) DB2
9 6 (3.19%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (3.19%) Oracle ODI
9 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.72%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.19%) Metasploit
5 4 (2.13%) GitLab
6 2 (1.06%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.53%) IDA Disassembler
7 1 (0.53%) Spinnaker
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (18.62%) Social Skills
2 28 (14.89%) Finance
3 18 (9.57%) Retail
4 12 (6.38%) Banking
5 11 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (4.79%) Manufacturing
7 7 (3.72%) Legal
8 6 (3.19%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (2.66%) Electronics
9 5 (2.66%) Marketing
9 5 (2.66%) Public Sector
9 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
10 4 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (1.60%) Czech Language
12 2 (1.06%) Law
12 2 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
13 1 (0.53%) French Language
13 1 (0.53%) Games
13 1 (0.53%) German Language
13 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (18.62%) Analyst
2 26 (13.83%) Architect
3 20 (10.64%) Consultant
3 20 (10.64%) Developer
4 18 (9.57%) Security Analyst
5 17 (9.04%) Cloud Engineer
5 17 (9.04%) Security Architect
6 16 (8.51%) SOC Analyst
7 15 (7.98%) Data Engineer
7 15 (7.98%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.91%) Azure Architect
9 12 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (5.85%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.32%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.26%) Cloud Specialist
12 8 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Operations Analyst
13 7 (3.72%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) Web Services
2 9 (4.79%) .NET
3 7 (3.72%) Azure Blueprints
4 4 (2.13%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.13%) OAuth
4 4 (2.13%) Regular Expression
5 3 (1.60%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.60%) React
5 3 (1.60%) XML
5 3 (1.60%) YAML
6 2 (1.06%) .NET Core
6 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.06%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.06%) Kafka
6 2 (1.06%) PySpark
6 2 (1.06%) RESTful
6 2 (1.06%) SOAP
7 1 (0.53%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Cloud Native
2 17 (9.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.32%) Public Cloud
4 10 (5.32%) Virtual Team
5 9 (4.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.72%) Data Centre
6 7 (3.72%) Replication
7 4 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.06%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.06%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.53%) PKI
10 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 38 (20.21%) Linux
2 32 (17.02%) Windows
3 8 (4.26%) Kali Linux
3 8 (4.26%) Unix
4 6 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.60%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.60%) VMS
6 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) SUSE
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (29.79%) SIEM
2 44 (23.40%) DevOps
3 39 (20.74%) Cybersecurity
4 37 (19.68%) Security Operations
5 36 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (15.96%) Information Security
7 27 (14.36%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (12.77%) Presales
9 21 (11.17%) Benchmarking
10 20 (10.64%) Analytics
10 20 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 20 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 20 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (10.11%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (9.04%) ETL
13 14 (7.45%) Data Modelling
14 13 (6.91%) Collaborative Working
14 13 (6.91%) Infrastructure as Code
14 13 (6.91%) Technical Leadership
15 12 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (23.94%) PowerShell
2 39 (20.74%) SQL
3 27 (14.36%) Python
4 13 (6.91%) C#
5 9 (4.79%) C
6 7 (3.72%) C++
7 6 (3.19%) R
7 6 (3.19%) VB
8 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.66%) Go
8 5 (2.66%) Java
9 4 (2.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.06%) Scala
10 2 (1.06%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.53%) PHP
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) CISSP
2 23 (12.23%) CISM
3 19 (10.11%) CISA
4 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.32%) CEH
5 10 (5.32%) Degree
6 9 (4.79%) GIAC
7 6 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 5 (2.66%) CompTIA Security+
8 5 (2.66%) GSEC
8 5 (2.66%) OSCP
8 5 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (2.13%) CCSP
9 4 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.13%) CRISC
9 4 (2.13%) ISSAP
9 4 (2.13%) ISSEP
9 4 (2.13%) MCP
9 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.91%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.79%) NIST
4 8 (4.26%) QA
4 8 (4.26%) SLA
5 4 (2.13%) COBIT
6 3 (1.60%) SOC 2
7 2 (1.06%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.06%) GLBA
8 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.53%) GDPR
System Software
1 48 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.38%) Docker
3 9 (4.79%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (3.72%) Snort
4 7 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (3.19%) Squid
6 4 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.53%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (10.64%) Kubernetes
2 18 (9.57%) Terraform
3 13 (6.91%) Jamf Pro
4 12 (6.38%) AirWatch
4 12 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (5.32%) Nessus
5 10 (5.32%) Puppet
6 8 (4.26%) QRadar
7 7 (3.72%) Ansible
8 6 (3.19%) Nexpose
8 6 (3.19%) Suricata
9 5 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.13%) SCCM
11 2 (1.06%) Kibana
11 2 (1.06%) logstash
11 2 (1.06%) Packer
12 1 (0.53%) EnCase
Vendors
1 97 (51.60%) Microsoft
2 35 (18.62%) Google
3 30 (15.96%) Splunk
4 20 (10.64%) Carbon Black
5 18 (9.57%) AlienVault
5 18 (9.57%) Cisco
5 18 (9.57%) Citrix
6 17 (9.04%) Palo Alto
7 16 (8.51%) CheckPoint
8 15 (7.98%) LogRhythm
8 15 (7.98%) Symantec
9 11 (5.85%) ArcSight
10 9 (4.79%) Oracle
11 8 (4.26%) Qualys
12 7 (3.72%) Databricks
12 7 (3.72%) VMware
13 6 (3.19%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.19%) Cognos
13 6 (3.19%) Informatica
13 6 (3.19%) TIBCO