Period
to 17 September 2021

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

Microsoft Azure Stack
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 839 674 918
Rank change year-on-year -165 +244 +157
Permanent jobs citing Azure Stack 198 31 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.38% 0.16% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 157 24 154
10th Percentile £42,500 £46,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £49,688 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £53,400
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% +3.00% -7.13%
75th Percentile £75,000 £69,688 £67,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,125 £80,185
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% +11.70% -10.00%

Azure Stack 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 52,433 19,974 44,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.16% 39.17% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 36,857 16,753 36,414
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
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 Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Stack over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Stack within the UK over the 6 months to 17 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 -132 171 £65,000 +23.81% 17
UK excluding London -151 111 £65,000 +23.81% 12
London -163 65 £70,000 -12.50% 4
East of England - 32 £48,000 - 2
Work from Home -269 31 £50,000 -29.82% 2
North of England -86 30 £72,500 +7.41% 2
West Midlands -83 20 £47,500 -2.56% 2
Midlands -117 20 £47,500 -9.52% 3
Yorkshire -88 19 £75,000 +7.14% 1
Scotland - 12 - -
North West -79 11 £60,000 +130.77% 1
South East -145 10 £70,000 - 4
South West -98 4 £65,001 +23.81%
Wales - 3 - - 1
North East - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Stack 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 Stack.

1 198 (100.00%) Azure
2 159 (80.30%) Microsoft
3 127 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (60.10%) SQL
5 103 (52.02%) .NET
6 100 (50.51%) SQL Server
7 84 (42.42%) PaaS
8 81 (40.91%) Azure Data Factory
9 77 (38.89%) DevOps
10 71 (35.86%) Microservices
11 69 (34.85%) AWS
12 67 (33.84%) C#
13 63 (31.82%) Serverless
14 59 (29.80%) Power Platform
15 57 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
16 54 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
17 50 (25.25%) Data Warehouse
18 46 (23.23%) Power BI
19 45 (22.73%) Data Modelling
20 42 (21.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
21 41 (20.71%) Finance
22 39 (19.70%) React
22 39 (19.70%) Analytics
23 36 (18.18%) Public Cloud
23 36 (18.18%) Azure Service Bus
23 36 (18.18%) CRM
24 35 (17.68%) Web Services
25 34 (17.17%) Azure Storage
25 34 (17.17%) Azure Functions
25 34 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement

Azure Stack
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 (7.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.53%) Confluence
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 198 (100.00%) Azure
2 84 (42.42%) PaaS
3 81 (40.91%) Azure Data Factory
4 69 (34.85%) AWS
5 63 (31.82%) Serverless
6 59 (29.80%) Power Platform
7 42 (21.21%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 36 (18.18%) Azure Service Bus
9 34 (17.17%) Azure Functions
9 34 (17.17%) Azure Storage
10 32 (16.16%) Cloud Computing
10 32 (16.16%) Microsoft 365
11 22 (11.11%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 18 (9.09%) SaaS
13 16 (8.08%) IaaS
14 15 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
15 13 (6.57%) PowerApps
16 11 (5.56%) Azure Logic Apps
17 9 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
18 8 (4.04%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) SSL
2 9 (4.55%) Firewall
3 8 (4.04%) SAN
4 3 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (1.52%) NAS
5 1 (0.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (50.51%) SQL Server
2 50 (25.25%) Data Warehouse
3 46 (23.23%) Power BI
4 33 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 32 (16.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (14.14%) Azure SQL Database
7 27 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 26 (13.13%) Data Lake
8 26 (13.13%) NoSQL
9 22 (11.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 12 (6.06%) OLTP
11 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
11 10 (5.05%) Tableau
12 9 (4.55%) Big Data
13 6 (3.03%) OLAP
14 5 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
14 5 (2.53%) Data Mining
14 5 (2.53%) Qlik Sense
14 5 (2.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) JIRA
2 5 (2.53%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.52%) Protractor
4 3 (1.52%) Selenium
5 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.51%) Postman
5 1 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 41 (20.71%) Finance
2 28 (14.14%) Social Skills
3 27 (13.64%) Billing
4 7 (3.54%) Law
5 6 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.53%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Advertising
7 3 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
9 1 (0.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 1 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
9 1 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (35.35%) Developer
2 48 (24.24%) Architect
3 42 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 30 (15.15%) Applications Architect
5 29 (14.65%) Azure Engineer
6 28 (14.14%) Azure Developer
7 24 (12.12%) Data Engineer
8 19 (9.60%) C# Developer
8 19 (9.60%) Microsoft Developer
9 18 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 17 (8.59%) Angular Developer
10 17 (8.59%) Cloud Developer
11 16 (8.08%) Consultant
11 16 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (8.08%) Senior .NET Developer
11 16 (8.08%) Senior Developer
11 16 (8.08%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 14 (7.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 13 (6.57%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (52.02%) .NET
2 39 (19.70%) React
3 35 (17.68%) Web Services
4 33 (16.67%) OAuth
4 33 (16.67%) OAuth2
5 32 (16.16%) Node.js
6 31 (15.66%) Middleware
7 26 (13.13%) AngularJS
8 24 (12.12%) GraphQL
9 21 (10.61%) REST
10 9 (4.55%) CSS
10 9 (4.55%) HTML
11 7 (3.54%) .NET Core
11 7 (3.54%) .NET Framework
11 7 (3.54%) Vue.js
12 6 (3.03%) ASP.NET
13 5 (2.53%) ARM Templates
13 5 (2.53%) LAMP
13 5 (2.53%) Symfony
13 5 (2.53%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.18%) Public Cloud
2 16 (8.08%) Clustering
3 15 (7.58%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (7.58%) PKI
4 3 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.52%) Replication
4 3 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.01%) Blog
5 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
5 2 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.01%) Social Media
6 1 (0.51%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.51%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.51%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.61%) Linux
2 15 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (4.04%) Windows
4 6 (3.03%) Android
4 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.52%) CentOS
5 3 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (64.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (38.89%) DevOps
3 71 (35.86%) Microservices
4 57 (28.79%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (27.27%) Full Stack Development
6 45 (22.73%) Data Modelling
7 39 (19.70%) Analytics
8 36 (18.18%) CRM
9 34 (17.17%) Continuous Improvement
10 29 (14.65%) API Design
10 29 (14.65%) API Integration
10 29 (14.65%) SOA
11 26 (13.13%) ETL
11 26 (13.13%) Infrastructure as Code
11 26 (13.13%) Scrum
12 25 (12.63%) Architecture Roadmap
12 25 (12.63%) Infrastructure Automation
13 24 (12.12%) Task Automation
13 24 (12.12%) Time Management
14 21 (10.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.10%) SQL
2 67 (33.84%) C#
3 33 (16.67%) Java
4 31 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 20 (10.10%) TypeScript
6 17 (8.59%) Python
7 15 (7.58%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.53%) PHP
10 3 (1.52%) U-SQL
11 2 (1.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.51%) Dart
12 1 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) R
12 1 (0.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
1 6 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Degree
3 1 (0.51%) MBA
3 1 (0.51%) MCPD
3 1 (0.51%) MCSA
3 1 (0.51%) MCSD
3 1 (0.51%) MCSE
3 1 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.59%) QA
2 7 (3.54%) GDPR
3 3 (1.52%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (8.59%) Active Directory
1 17 (8.59%) vSphere
2 6 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 6 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.01%) StorNext
3 2 (1.01%) Xsan
4 1 (0.51%) Docker
4 1 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (15.66%) Kubernetes
2 16 (8.08%) SCCM
3 5 (2.53%) Terraform
4 1 (0.51%) Ansible
4 1 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.51%) Istio
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.51%) MIIS
Vendors
1 159 (80.30%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.66%) Databricks
3 25 (12.63%) VMware
4 18 (9.09%) Oracle
5 15 (7.58%) 3PAR
5 15 (7.58%) Apple
5 15 (7.58%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.58%) Scality
6 9 (4.55%) Cisco
6 9 (4.55%) Google
7 8 (4.04%) Sitecore
8 7 (3.54%) Alteryx
9 6 (3.03%) Dell
10 5 (2.53%) Atlassian
11 4 (2.02%) Isilon
11 4 (2.02%) SnapLogic
12 3 (1.52%) HP
12 3 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
13 2 (1.01%) Juniper
13 2 (1.01%) SonicWALL