Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 737 594 1089
Rank change year-on-year -143 +495 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Sentinel 288 104 7
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.22% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.55% 0.54% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 226 85 6
10th Percentile £43,301 £42,500 £43,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £49,750 £47,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £71,250
Median % change year-on-year - -8.77% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £84,375
90th Percentile £94,375 £92,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -

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 52,301 19,087 44,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 39.58% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 36,734 16,075 36,262
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,923
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -155 241 £65,000 -7.14% 45
UK excluding London -157 129 £60,000 +33.33% 34
London -184 109 £75,000 - 16
Work from Home -226 82 £63,750 +6.25% 5
South East -126 45 £60,000 +33.33% 9
North of England -108 27 £57,500 +48.39% 13
North West - 21 £60,000 - 8
Scotland - 21 £70,000 - 3
South West -95 16 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Midlands -115 11 £55,250 +22.78% 3
West Midlands - 9 £55,250 - 3
East of England -91 7 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Yorkshire -102 3 £55,000 +41.94% 4
North East - 3 - - 1
East Midlands -75 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £38,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Azure
2 140 (48.61%) Microsoft
3 127 (44.10%) Sentinel
4 126 (43.75%) AWS
5 123 (42.71%) DevOps
6 108 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
7 104 (36.11%) SIEM
8 101 (35.07%) PowerShell
9 86 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
9 86 (29.86%) Windows
9 86 (29.86%) Linux
10 76 (26.39%) Microsoft 365
11 70 (24.31%) Python
12 65 (22.57%) Analytics
13 64 (22.22%) Active Directory
14 63 (21.88%) Firewall
15 62 (21.53%) Social Skills
16 55 (19.10%) SQL
17 54 (18.75%) Finance
17 54 (18.75%) Power Platform
18 53 (18.40%) Information Security
18 53 (18.40%) GCP
19 52 (18.06%) Degree
20 51 (17.71%) Mentoring
20 51 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
21 50 (17.36%) Splunk
22 49 (17.01%) PaaS
23 44 (15.28%) Terraform
23 44 (15.28%) Security Operations
24 41 (14.24%) Power BI

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 24 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.21%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 4 (1.39%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.35%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 127 (44.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 288 (100.00%) Azure
2 126 (43.75%) AWS
3 76 (26.39%) Microsoft 365
4 54 (18.75%) Power Platform
5 53 (18.40%) GCP
6 51 (17.71%) Azure Active Directory
7 49 (17.01%) PaaS
8 41 (14.24%) Azure Logic Apps
9 39 (13.54%) Serverless
10 37 (12.85%) IaaS
11 34 (11.81%) Amazon S3
12 29 (10.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 29 (10.07%) CloudFront
13 28 (9.72%) Amazon GuardDuty
13 28 (9.72%) AWS CloudTrail
14 27 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
15 26 (9.03%) Azure Data Factory
16 17 (5.90%) SaaS
16 17 (5.90%) Snowflake
17 10 (3.47%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 63 (21.88%) Firewall
2 17 (5.90%) Network Security
3 13 (4.51%) LAN
3 13 (4.51%) WAN
4 12 (4.17%) DNS
5 11 (3.82%) VPN
6 9 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (2.78%) Unified Communications
8 6 (2.08%) DHCP
8 6 (2.08%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.74%) Wireshark
10 3 (1.04%) Wireless
11 2 (0.69%) BGP
11 2 (0.69%) Cisco Firepower
11 2 (0.69%) IPv4
11 2 (0.69%) IPv6
11 2 (0.69%) OSPF
11 2 (0.69%) VLAN
11 2 (0.69%) VXLAN
12 1 (0.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (14.24%) Power BI
2 33 (11.46%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (10.76%) SQL Server
4 26 (9.03%) Big Data
5 17 (5.90%) Data Lake
6 13 (4.51%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 11 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 6 (2.08%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.08%) BigQuery
11 6 (2.08%) Metadata
11 6 (2.08%) Tableau
12 5 (1.74%) QlikView
13 4 (1.39%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 2 (0.69%) Tableau Desktop
14 2 (0.69%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 31 (10.76%) Git (software)
2 17 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.51%) Bitbucket
4 5 (1.74%) JIRA
4 5 (1.74%) Metasploit
5 3 (1.04%) Spinnaker
5 3 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.04%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
General
1 62 (21.53%) Social Skills
2 54 (18.75%) Finance
3 22 (7.64%) Retail
4 21 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.90%) Legal
6 16 (5.56%) Czech Language
6 16 (5.56%) Public Sector
7 14 (4.86%) Banking
8 12 (4.17%) Manufacturing
9 10 (3.47%) Marketing
10 8 (2.78%) Electronics
10 8 (2.78%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
11 4 (1.39%) Games
11 4 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 4 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
12 3 (1.04%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (1.04%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (23.26%) Security Engineer
2 39 (13.54%) Consultant
3 36 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 35 (12.15%) Azure Engineer
5 34 (11.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 27 (9.38%) Security Consultant
7 26 (9.03%) Architect
8 24 (8.33%) Analyst
9 15 (5.21%) Azure Consultant
9 15 (5.21%) Data Engineer
10 14 (4.86%) Security Analyst
10 14 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (4.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (4.17%) Developer
12 12 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
12 12 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
12 12 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
13 11 (3.82%) Azure Architect
13 11 (3.82%) Cloud Architect
13 11 (3.82%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (10.07%) JSON
1 29 (10.07%) XML
2 18 (6.25%) Web Services
3 13 (4.51%) ARM Templates
4 10 (3.47%) Node.js
5 9 (3.13%) Elastic Stack
6 8 (2.78%) Spring
6 8 (2.78%) YAML
7 7 (2.43%) Apache Camel
7 7 (2.43%) Lambda Expressions
8 4 (1.39%) .NET
8 4 (1.39%) Regular Expression
9 3 (1.04%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.04%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.04%) React
9 3 (1.04%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.69%) HTML
10 2 (0.69%) Middleware
10 2 (0.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.68%) Cloud Native
2 15 (5.21%) Public Cloud
2 15 (5.21%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (2.43%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.43%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (2.08%) Reference Data
6 5 (1.74%) Replication
7 3 (1.04%) Clustering
7 3 (1.04%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (0.69%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.69%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.35%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (29.86%) Linux
1 86 (29.86%) Windows
2 27 (9.38%) Mac OS
3 9 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.08%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.04%) Unix
5 3 (1.04%) VMS
5 3 (1.04%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (42.71%) DevOps
2 108 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 104 (36.11%) SIEM
4 86 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
5 65 (22.57%) Analytics
6 53 (18.40%) Information Security
7 51 (17.71%) Mentoring
8 44 (15.28%) Security Operations
9 38 (13.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (13.19%) Identity Management
10 36 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 36 (12.50%) Data Analytics
11 35 (12.15%) Visualisation
12 34 (11.81%) Infrastructure as Code
12 34 (11.81%) Risk Management
13 29 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
14 27 (9.38%) API Integration
14 27 (9.38%) Data Modelling
14 27 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
15 26 (9.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 101 (35.07%) PowerShell
2 70 (24.31%) Python
3 55 (19.10%) SQL
4 38 (13.19%) C#
5 32 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 32 (11.11%) VB
6 30 (10.42%) Ruby
7 29 (10.07%) Perl
8 11 (3.82%) C
9 10 (3.47%) Java
10 8 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.08%) C++
12 4 (1.39%) PHP
13 2 (0.69%) Go
14 1 (0.35%) R
Qualifications
1 52 (18.06%) Degree
2 36 (12.50%) SANS
3 35 (12.15%) GCIA
3 35 (12.15%) GCIH
4 27 (9.38%) GCFA
4 27 (9.38%) GCFE
5 15 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (4.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 12 (4.17%) Security Cleared
8 10 (3.47%) CISSP
8 10 (3.47%) GSEC
8 10 (3.47%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.43%) CCNA
9 7 (2.43%) CEH
10 6 (2.08%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 6 (2.08%) CISM
10 6 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (2.08%) OSCP
11 5 (1.74%) CCSP
11 5 (1.74%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.21%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.82%) GDPR
3 11 (3.82%) SLA
4 9 (3.13%) NIST
5 6 (2.08%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (1.04%) QA
8 2 (0.69%) COBIT
9 1 (0.35%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.35%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.35%) NCSC
9 1 (0.35%) SOC 2
System Software
1 64 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.68%) Docker
3 13 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.78%) Snort
5 8 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (1.74%) Squid
7 4 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.35%) XenApp
8 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (15.28%) Terraform
2 34 (11.81%) Kubernetes
3 16 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (4.86%) Nessus
5 13 (4.51%) QRadar
6 10 (3.47%) Ansible
7 9 (3.13%) AirWatch
7 9 (3.13%) Jamf Pro
8 7 (2.43%) Istio
8 7 (2.43%) Kibana
8 7 (2.43%) Puppet
9 6 (2.08%) Packer
9 6 (2.08%) Pingdom
9 6 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
10 5 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (1.74%) logstash
10 5 (1.74%) Nexpose
10 5 (1.74%) Suricata
11 3 (1.04%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (1.04%) CASB
Vendors
1 140 (48.61%) Microsoft
2 50 (17.36%) Splunk
3 38 (13.19%) Google
4 22 (7.64%) Palo Alto
5 20 (6.94%) Carbon Black
6 19 (6.60%) Cisco
6 19 (6.60%) LogRhythm
7 15 (5.21%) Databricks
8 14 (4.86%) ArcSight
9 13 (4.51%) Citrix
10 12 (4.17%) VMware
11 11 (3.82%) AlienVault
12 10 (3.47%) CrowdStrike
13 9 (3.13%) Meraki
13 9 (3.13%) ServiceNow
14 8 (2.78%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.78%) LexisNexis
14 8 (2.78%) SAP
15 7 (2.43%) SolarWinds
15 7 (2.43%) Sophos