Period
to 23 September 2019

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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Stack
UK
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 900 1058 1192
Rank change year-on-year +158 +134 +38
Permanent jobs citing Azure Stack 177 113 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.068% 0.014%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.41% 0.28% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 148 80 24
UK median annual salary £52,850 £56,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.04% -13.46% +23.81%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,400 £46,000
90th Percentile £77,875 £105,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £52,225 £46,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +13.53% -26.40%

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 43,672 40,537 32,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.19% 24.52% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,543 32,826 26,908
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Azure Stack
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Stack.

Salary trend for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Stack over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Top 12 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 23 September 2019. 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 +117 152 £53,400 -2.91% 20
UK excluding London +98 125 £47,000 -10.00% 19
South West +48 48 £44,500 +11.25% 2
London +93 46 £60,000 -20.00% 2
North of England +30 21 £45,100 - 6
South East +27 20 £67,500 +22.73% 7
Scotland - 19 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +4 18 £45,100 - 3
Midlands +31 13 £65,000 +24.46% 3
West Midlands +26 12 £65,000 +24.46% 3
East of England +68 4 £52,500 +36.72%
North West - 3 £55,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Azure
2 134 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (65.54%) Windows
4 105 (59.32%) Linux
4 105 (59.32%) Python
5 95 (53.67%) JavaScript
5 95 (53.67%) SQL Server
6 94 (53.11%) Microsoft
7 85 (48.02%) SQL
8 83 (46.89%) Scrum
9 73 (41.24%) DevOps
10 65 (36.72%) Terraform
11 64 (36.16%) PowerShell
12 62 (35.03%) Docker
13 61 (34.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 59 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
14 59 (33.33%) Retail
15 57 (32.20%) Office 365
16 56 (31.64%) Active Directory
17 55 (31.07%) Public Cloud
18 54 (30.51%) Fintech
18 54 (30.51%) Network Virtualisation
18 54 (30.51%) Artificial Intelligence
18 54 (30.51%) Google
19 53 (29.94%) Ruby
19 53 (29.94%) Banking
19 53 (29.94%) SharePoint
19 53 (29.94%) Bash Shell
19 53 (29.94%) Hyper-V
19 53 (29.94%) SCOM

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 53 (29.94%) SharePoint
2 28 (15.82%) Confluence
3 4 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 177 (100.00%) Azure
2 57 (32.20%) Office 365
3 50 (28.25%) GCP
3 50 (28.25%) OneDrive
4 49 (27.68%) IBM Cloud
5 18 (10.17%) AWS
6 14 (7.91%) GitHub
7 13 (7.34%) PaaS
8 11 (6.21%) IaaS
8 11 (6.21%) Power Platform
9 6 (3.39%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (1.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 2 (1.13%) SaaS
13 1 (0.56%) BrowserStack
13 1 (0.56%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 1 (0.56%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 50 (28.25%) NetScaler
2 45 (25.42%) DNS
3 43 (24.29%) Skype
4 42 (23.73%) DHCP
5 41 (23.16%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.52%) Firewall
7 4 (2.26%) SAN
8 3 (1.69%) SSL
8 3 (1.69%) VPN
9 2 (1.13%) NAS
10 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) Network Security
10 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (53.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (7.91%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (6.21%) Power BI
5 10 (5.65%) MySQL
5 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (5.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (3.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (2.82%) OLTP
9 4 (2.26%) Event Store
10 2 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.13%) BigQuery
10 2 (1.13%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.13%) Looker
10 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.13%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.56%) OLAP
11 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 51 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 47 (26.55%) JIRA
3 40 (22.60%) TestRail
3 40 (22.60%) Zephyr
4 10 (5.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 10 (5.65%) Bitbucket
5 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.26%) NUnit
5 4 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.56%) Gatling
7 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.56%) JMeter
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 59 (33.33%) Retail
2 53 (29.94%) Banking
3 46 (25.99%) Finance
4 21 (11.86%) Public Sector
5 11 (6.21%) Electronics
5 11 (6.21%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.21%) Marketing
5 11 (6.21%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.26%) Legal
7 2 (1.13%) Law
7 2 (1.13%) Local Government
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (38.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 53 (29.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (9.04%) Architect
4 15 (8.47%) Azure Engineer
5 13 (7.34%) Support Engineer
6 12 (6.78%) Cloud Specialist
7 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Engineer
8 9 (5.08%) Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
8 9 (5.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Data Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.39%) Citrix Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Consultant
10 6 (3.39%) Technical Leader
10 6 (3.39%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.39%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (2.82%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.95%) .NET
1 7 (3.95%) Web Services
2 6 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (3.39%) JSON
3 4 (2.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (2.26%) Apache Flex
3 4 (2.26%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (2.26%) Entity Framework
4 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.13%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.13%) COM
5 2 (1.13%) jQuery
5 2 (1.13%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (1.13%) REST
6 1 (0.56%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (34.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 55 (31.07%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.21%) e-Learning
4 10 (5.65%) Mobile Computing
5 6 (3.39%) Clustering
6 5 (2.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.13%) PKI
8 2 (1.13%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Blog
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 116 (65.54%) Windows
2 105 (59.32%) Linux
3 49 (27.68%) Mac OS
3 49 (27.68%) Unix
4 16 (9.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.26%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (75.71%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.89%) Scrum
3 73 (41.24%) DevOps
4 59 (33.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 54 (30.51%) Artificial Intelligence
5 54 (30.51%) Fintech
5 54 (30.51%) Network Virtualisation
6 53 (29.94%) Fraud Detection
6 53 (29.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 51 (28.81%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (28.25%) CRM
9 49 (27.68%) Break/Fix
9 49 (27.68%) ITIL
9 49 (27.68%) Programme Delivery
10 41 (23.16%) Product Roadmap
11 39 (22.03%) Mentoring
12 37 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (16.38%) Kanban
14 28 (15.82%) MODAF
14 28 (15.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 105 (59.32%) Python
2 95 (53.67%) JavaScript
3 85 (48.02%) SQL
4 64 (36.16%) PowerShell
5 53 (29.94%) Bash Shell
5 53 (29.94%) Ruby
6 49 (27.68%) Groovy
7 43 (24.29%) PHP
8 8 (4.52%) C#
9 3 (1.69%) C
9 3 (1.69%) R
10 1 (0.56%) Java
10 1 (0.56%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 37 (20.90%) Degree
3 33 (18.64%) DV Cleared
4 28 (15.82%) CCA
4 28 (15.82%) MCP
4 28 (15.82%) RHCE
5 25 (14.12%) CCNA
5 25 (14.12%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (12.99%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.13%) MCSE
9 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (24.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 7 (3.95%) QA
3 2 (1.13%) ISO 31000
3 2 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (35.03%) Docker
2 56 (31.64%) Active Directory
3 53 (29.94%) Hyper-V
4 49 (27.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 49 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 49 (27.68%) XenApp
5 46 (25.99%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.56%) KVM
7 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 65 (36.72%) Terraform
2 53 (29.94%) SCOM
3 51 (28.81%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (28.25%) SCCM
5 49 (27.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 49 (27.68%) SCOrch
6 11 (6.21%) Ansible
7 10 (5.65%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (5.65%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.26%) Kibana
8 4 (2.26%) logstash
9 2 (1.13%) Puppet
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 94 (53.11%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.51%) Google
3 49 (27.68%) IBM
3 49 (27.68%) VMware
4 45 (25.42%) Citrix
5 43 (24.29%) Splunk
6 40 (22.60%) Cisco
7 36 (20.34%) Atlassian
8 11 (6.21%) SAP
8 11 (6.21%) Tableau
9 6 (3.39%) Oracle
10 5 (2.82%) Alteryx
11 4 (2.26%) Apple
11 4 (2.26%) LogicMonitor
11 4 (2.26%) New Relic
12 1 (0.56%) Ayehu
12 1 (0.56%) Hitachi
12 1 (0.56%) HP
12 1 (0.56%) Ivanti
12 1 (0.56%) McAfee