Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Stack
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 905 729 954
Rank change year-on-year -176 +225 +60
Permanent jobs citing Azure Stack 163 48 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.076% 0.065%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.29% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 155 35 64
10th Percentile £40,750 £43,750 £38,950
25th Percentile £50,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -19.23% -
75th Percentile £75,736 £62,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £74,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -4.76%

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 56,211 26,191 42,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.62% 41.27% 33.86%
Number of salaries quoted 38,294 22,326 35,138
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 22 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Stack in the UK

Azure Stack
Top 13 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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -143 156 £62,500 +19.05% 28
UK excluding London -145 77 £57,500 +9.52% 17
London -165 75 £68,750 +14.58% 12
East of England - 27 £60,000 - 2
North of England -111 22 £66,250 +30.54% 6
Work from Home -196 22 £72,500 +11.54% 4
West Midlands -69 17 £55,000 +4.76%
Midlands -97 17 £55,000 +4.76%
Yorkshire -62 15 £75,000 +20.97% 2
North West -74 7 £40,000 -3.03% 3
South East -104 6 £70,000 +27.27% 8
South West - 3 £65,000 -
Scotland - 2 £53,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Azure
2 142 (87.12%) Microsoft
3 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
4 72 (44.17%) SQL
5 67 (41.10%) SQL Server
6 58 (35.58%) .NET
7 56 (34.36%) PaaS
7 56 (34.36%) DevOps
8 43 (26.38%) Azure Data Factory
9 42 (25.77%) Microservices
10 41 (25.15%) VMware
11 39 (23.93%) AWS
12 38 (23.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 37 (22.70%) Serverless
13 37 (22.70%) Microsoft 365
13 37 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
14 36 (22.09%) C#
14 36 (22.09%) Linux
15 35 (21.47%) Finance
16 34 (20.86%) Active Directory
17 31 (19.02%) MS Exchange
17 31 (19.02%) Kubernetes
18 29 (17.79%) Power Platform
18 29 (17.79%) Data Modelling
18 29 (17.79%) vSphere
19 28 (17.18%) Change Control
19 28 (17.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 27 (16.56%) SCCM
21 26 (15.95%) Software Deployment
21 26 (15.95%) Clustering

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 31 (19.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.98%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.23%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
5 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 163 (100.00%) Azure
2 56 (34.36%) PaaS
3 43 (26.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 39 (23.93%) AWS
5 37 (22.70%) Microsoft 365
5 37 (22.70%) Serverless
6 29 (17.79%) Power Platform
7 28 (17.18%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 26 (15.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 23 (14.11%) Azure Service Bus
10 21 (12.88%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (12.27%) Azure Functions
12 19 (11.66%) Azure Storage
13 17 (10.43%) IaaS
13 17 (10.43%) SaaS
14 15 (9.20%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 7 (4.29%) Azure Logic Apps
15 7 (4.29%) Dynamics 365
16 6 (3.68%) Cohesity
16 6 (3.68%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.34%) SSL
2 10 (6.13%) SAN
3 8 (4.91%) Firewall
4 7 (4.29%) NAS
5 3 (1.84%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (1.84%) VSAN
6 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.61%) Internet
6 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.61%) VLAN
6 1 (0.61%) VPN
6 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) Power BI
3 21 (12.88%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (11.04%) Tableau
5 14 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (7.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 12 (7.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (6.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (6.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 10 (6.13%) NoSQL
10 8 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (4.29%) Data Lake
12 5 (3.07%) Big Data
12 5 (3.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (2.45%) OLTP
14 3 (1.84%) MySQL
14 3 (1.84%) Qlik Sense
15 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
15 2 (1.23%) Metadata
15 2 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.61%) Gradle
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (21.47%) Finance
2 21 (12.88%) Social Skills
3 17 (10.43%) Billing
4 14 (8.59%) Banking
5 8 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.91%) Law
6 6 (3.68%) Advertising
7 5 (3.07%) Retail
8 4 (2.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.45%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.61%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.61%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Architect
2 36 (22.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (20.86%) Developer
4 30 (18.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 29 (17.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 27 (16.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (16.56%) Azure Engineer
6 27 (16.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (11.66%) .NET Developer
8 17 (10.43%) Applications Architect
9 14 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
10 13 (7.98%) Azure DevOps Engineer
10 13 (7.98%) Cloud Developer
10 13 (7.98%) Data Engineer
11 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) Consultant
13 8 (4.91%) IT Engineer
14 7 (4.29%) Analyst
14 7 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
14 7 (4.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (35.58%) .NET
2 22 (13.50%) React
3 21 (12.88%) OAuth
3 21 (12.88%) OAuth2
4 19 (11.66%) Node.js
5 18 (11.04%) Middleware
6 8 (4.91%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.91%) Vue.js
7 7 (4.29%) GraphQL
8 3 (1.84%) JSON
8 3 (1.84%) REST
8 3 (1.84%) RESTful
8 3 (1.84%) XML
9 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.23%) HTML
9 2 (1.23%) SAML
9 2 (1.23%) SOAP
9 2 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Clustering
2 25 (15.34%) Enterprise Storage
2 25 (15.34%) PKI
3 22 (13.50%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.29%) Replication
5 6 (3.68%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.68%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 4 (2.45%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.84%) Life Science
7 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.84%) User Experience
7 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.23%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.61%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) NHS
9 1 (0.61%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.09%) Linux
2 25 (15.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (6.13%) Windows
4 4 (2.45%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.84%) CentOS
5 3 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.61%) Android
6 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.36%) DevOps
3 42 (25.77%) Microservices
4 38 (23.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 37 (22.70%) Business Intelligence
6 29 (17.79%) Data Modelling
7 28 (17.18%) Change Control
8 26 (15.95%) Software Deployment
9 25 (15.34%) Systems Analysis
10 24 (14.72%) CI/CD
10 24 (14.72%) CRM
11 23 (14.11%) Full Stack Development
11 23 (14.11%) Visualisation
12 21 (12.88%) Continuous Improvement
13 18 (11.04%) ETL
14 17 (10.43%) API Design
14 17 (10.43%) API Integration
14 17 (10.43%) SOA
15 16 (9.82%) Analytics
15 16 (9.82%) Architecture Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 72 (44.17%) SQL
2 36 (22.09%) C#
3 25 (15.34%) Java
4 21 (12.88%) Python
5 17 (10.43%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.91%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.45%) Scala
7 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (1.23%) PHP
10 1 (0.61%) Bicep
Qualifications
1 6 (3.68%) Degree
1 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) CCNA
3 1 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.20%) QA
2 5 (3.07%) GDPR
3 3 (1.84%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.61%) GRC
4 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.61%) NIST
System Software
1 34 (20.86%) Active Directory
2 29 (17.79%) vSphere
3 11 (6.75%) Hyper-V
4 10 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.84%) Docker
6 2 (1.23%) KVM
6 2 (1.23%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.61%) StorNext
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.61%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 31 (19.02%) Kubernetes
2 27 (16.56%) SCCM
3 3 (1.84%) VxRail
4 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.61%) MIIS
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) SCOM
5 1 (0.61%) Terraform
5 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 142 (87.12%) Microsoft
2 41 (25.15%) VMware
3 25 (15.34%) 3PAR
3 25 (15.34%) Apple
3 25 (15.34%) Red Hat
3 25 (15.34%) Scality
4 13 (7.98%) Databricks
5 11 (6.75%) Cisco
6 8 (4.91%) Dell
7 7 (4.29%) Google
8 6 (3.68%) Alteryx
8 6 (3.68%) Isilon
9 4 (2.45%) Optimizely
9 4 (2.45%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.84%) Citrix
10 3 (1.84%) Facebook
11 2 (1.23%) Veeam
12 1 (0.61%) Juniper
12 1 (0.61%) Proofpoint
12 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds