Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Storage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Storage over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Storage
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 805 585 949
Rank change year-on-year -220 +364 +106
Permanent jobs citing Azure Storage 254 119 136
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.100%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.47% 0.61% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 183 112 101
10th Percentile £40,750 £53,875 £46,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +12.50%
75th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +8.33%

Azure Storage 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 54,482 19,491 43,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.39% 40.25% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 38,060 16,555 35,797
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £79,813 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Azure Storage
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Storage in the UK

Azure Storage
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Storage in the UK

Azure Storage
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Storage over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Storage in the UK

Azure Storage
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 Storage within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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 -204 239 £65,000 +4.00% 48
UK excluding London -212 121 £48,000 -20.00% 29
London -164 107 £80,000 +14.29% 19
Work from Home -218 61 £55,000 -27.87% 14
South East -181 54 £70,000 +16.67% 7
North of England -89 36 £41,500 -2.35% 12
Yorkshire -86 25 £40,750 -4.12% 3
East of England - 23 £45,000 - 3
North West - 11 £41,500 - 6
Midlands -120 7 £50,000 -17.36% 4
West Midlands -124 6 £52,500 -13.22% 2
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 - 2
Wales - 1 £54,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Storage 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 Storage.

1 254 (100.00%) Azure
2 157 (61.81%) SQL
3 152 (59.84%) Microsoft
4 147 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (53.15%) .NET
6 126 (49.61%) DevOps
7 122 (48.03%) PaaS
8 112 (44.09%) SQL Server
9 106 (41.73%) Azure Service Bus
10 96 (37.80%) Microservices
11 91 (35.83%) C#
12 82 (32.28%) Serverless
13 79 (31.10%) Social Skills
14 75 (29.53%) IaaS
15 73 (28.74%) Cloud Computing
16 72 (28.35%) .NET Core
17 70 (27.56%) Azure Data Factory
18 69 (27.17%) Web Services
19 68 (26.77%) Azure App Service
20 66 (25.98%) React
21 65 (25.59%) AWS
22 64 (25.20%) Azure Functions
23 62 (24.41%) Kubernetes
24 60 (23.62%) Full Stack Development
25 59 (23.23%) Active Directory
25 59 (23.23%) Firewall
26 57 (22.44%) Azure SQL Database
26 57 (22.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
27 54 (21.26%) Infrastructure as Code
27 54 (21.26%) SaaS

Azure Storage
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 25 (9.84%) Cloud Foundry
2 17 (6.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.54%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.54%) NServiceBus
4 7 (2.76%) IIS
5 5 (1.97%) Apache
5 5 (1.97%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 5 (1.97%) WebLogic
5 5 (1.97%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.57%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.36%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 254 (100.00%) Azure
2 122 (48.03%) PaaS
3 106 (41.73%) Azure Service Bus
4 82 (32.28%) Serverless
5 75 (29.53%) IaaS
6 73 (28.74%) Cloud Computing
7 70 (27.56%) Azure Data Factory
8 68 (26.77%) Azure App Service
9 65 (25.59%) AWS
10 64 (25.20%) Azure Functions
11 57 (22.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 54 (21.26%) SaaS
13 44 (17.32%) GitHub
14 38 (14.96%) Azure Stack
15 37 (14.57%) Microsoft 365
16 35 (13.78%) Azure Active Directory
17 29 (11.42%) Power Platform
18 28 (11.02%) Azure ExpressRoute
19 24 (9.45%) Azure Service Fabric
20 21 (8.27%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (23.23%) Firewall
2 34 (13.39%) VPN
3 32 (12.60%) DNS
4 20 (7.87%) LAN
4 20 (7.87%) SAN
4 20 (7.87%) WAN
5 8 (3.15%) SSL
5 8 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 8 (3.15%) VoIP
6 7 (2.76%) HTTP
6 7 (2.76%) Network Security
7 6 (2.36%) Skype
8 4 (1.57%) DHCP
8 4 (1.57%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.57%) SMTP
9 3 (1.18%) FTP
9 3 (1.18%) SD-WAN
9 3 (1.18%) Unified Communications
9 3 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.79%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 57 (22.44%) Azure SQL Database
3 44 (17.32%) NoSQL
4 35 (13.78%) Data Lake
5 32 (12.60%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (9.06%) Big Data
6 23 (9.06%) Power BI
7 17 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (6.30%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 10 (3.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (3.15%) MongoDB
12 7 (2.76%) Hadoop
12 7 (2.76%) Tableau
13 5 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 5 (1.97%) MySQL
14 4 (1.57%) IBM InfoSphere
14 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 37 (14.57%) Jenkins
2 32 (12.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 31 (12.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (11.42%) Git (software)
5 28 (11.02%) JIRA
6 12 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 12 (4.72%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.33%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.15%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.36%) Moq
9 6 (2.36%) NUnit
9 6 (2.36%) Visual Studio Code
10 5 (1.97%) GitLab
11 4 (1.57%) ER Studio
11 4 (1.57%) ERwin
11 4 (1.57%) GDB
11 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.79%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
12 2 (0.79%) MSTest
General
1 79 (31.10%) Social Skills
2 30 (11.81%) Finance
3 26 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.66%) Organisational Skills
5 15 (5.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 13 (5.12%) Retail
7 7 (2.76%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.36%) Legal
9 4 (1.57%) Advertising
9 4 (1.57%) Banking
9 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.18%) Law
11 2 (0.79%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.79%) Electronics
11 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.79%) Marketing
11 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.39%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.39%) Wearables
Job Titles
1 116 (45.67%) Developer
2 44 (17.32%) .NET Developer
3 37 (14.57%) Architect
4 34 (13.39%) Lead Developer
5 33 (12.99%) Azure Architect
6 32 (12.60%) C# Developer
7 23 (9.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 22 (8.66%) C# .NET Developer
9 20 (7.87%) Azure Engineer
9 20 (7.87%) Cloud Developer
9 20 (7.87%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.69%) Administrator
11 15 (5.91%) Azure Administrator
11 15 (5.91%) Hyper-V Administrator
11 15 (5.91%) Microsoft Developer
11 15 (5.91%) Storage Administrator
11 15 (5.91%) Storage Systems Administrator
11 15 (5.91%) Systems Administrator
12 14 (5.51%) Azure Developer
12 14 (5.51%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (53.15%) .NET
2 72 (28.35%) .NET Core
3 69 (27.17%) Web Services
4 66 (25.98%) React
5 50 (19.69%) Node.js
6 41 (16.14%) OAuth
7 35 (13.78%) Middleware
7 35 (13.78%) OAuth2
8 26 (10.24%) GraphQL
8 26 (10.24%) RESTful
8 26 (10.24%) SOAP
9 25 (9.84%) .NET Framework
9 25 (9.84%) RabbitMQ
10 23 (9.06%) ASP.NET
11 22 (8.66%) CSS
12 20 (7.87%) ActiveMQ
13 16 (6.30%) ARM Templates
14 15 (5.91%) AngularJS
14 15 (5.91%) jQuery
14 15 (5.91%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 39 (15.35%) Public Cloud
2 21 (8.27%) User Experience
3 18 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
4 15 (5.91%) Social Network
5 14 (5.51%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.33%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.54%) N-Tier
8 8 (3.15%) Cloud Native
8 8 (3.15%) Legacy Applications
8 8 (3.15%) Replication
9 7 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.97%) Algorithms
11 4 (1.57%) Data Centre
11 4 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (1.18%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
14 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.39%) Reinsurance
14 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.72%) VMS
2 42 (16.54%) Windows
3 38 (14.96%) Windows Server
4 9 (3.54%) Linux
5 5 (1.97%) Unix
6 4 (1.57%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.39%) CentOS
8 1 (0.39%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.39%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (57.87%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (49.61%) DevOps
3 96 (37.80%) Microservices
4 60 (23.62%) Full Stack Development
5 54 (21.26%) Infrastructure as Code
6 48 (18.90%) Migration
7 47 (18.50%) Analytics
8 42 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
9 38 (14.96%) Problem-Solving
9 38 (14.96%) Scrum
10 36 (14.17%) Mentoring
11 31 (12.20%) Task Automation
12 30 (11.81%) Load Balancing
12 30 (11.81%) Machine Learning
13 28 (11.02%) Data Analytics
13 28 (11.02%) Deployment Automation
13 28 (11.02%) Open Source
14 26 (10.24%) Infrastructure Automation
15 25 (9.84%) The Twelve-Factor App
15 25 (9.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (61.81%) SQL
2 91 (35.83%) C#
3 51 (20.08%) JavaScript
4 45 (17.72%) PowerShell
5 35 (13.78%) Python
6 23 (9.06%) T-SQL
7 20 (7.87%) Java
8 14 (5.51%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.94%) R
10 8 (3.15%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.97%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 4 (1.57%) Scala
12 4 (1.57%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.18%) Java 11
13 3 (1.18%) Java 8
13 3 (1.18%) PHP
14 2 (0.79%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.39%) C++
15 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (10.24%) Degree
2 11 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.94%) Master's Degree
3 10 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.76%) CCNA
4 7 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.36%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.57%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (1.57%) MCSA
6 4 (1.57%) MCSE
7 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.39%) MCITP
9 1 (0.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.45%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) SLA
3 3 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.18%) GDPR
3 3 (1.18%) NCSC
System Software
1 59 (23.23%) Active Directory
2 43 (16.93%) Docker
3 27 (10.63%) Hyper-V
4 14 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 62 (24.41%) Kubernetes
2 35 (13.78%) Terraform
3 11 (4.33%) Ansible
4 6 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.36%) Puppet
5 5 (1.97%) Packer
6 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (1.57%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.18%) Kustomize
7 3 (1.18%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.39%) Icinga
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.39%) SCCM
8 1 (0.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 152 (59.84%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.24%) Databricks
3 17 (6.69%) Palo Alto
4 15 (5.91%) Aruba
4 15 (5.91%) SonicWALL
4 15 (5.91%) VMware
5 12 (4.72%) Google
6 11 (4.33%) IBM
7 8 (3.15%) Alteryx
7 8 (3.15%) Splunk
8 7 (2.76%) SAP
9 6 (2.36%) Citrix
9 6 (2.36%) HP
9 6 (2.36%) Red Hat
10 5 (1.97%) Cisco
10 5 (1.97%) Nintex
11 4 (1.57%) Netezza
11 4 (1.57%) Talend
11 4 (1.57%) Teradata
11 4 (1.57%) UiPath