Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Storage
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 672 783 964
Rank change year-on-year +111 +181 +180
Permanent jobs citing Azure Storage 216 140 138
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.58% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 190 98 92
10th Percentile £49,750 £40,000 £42,000
25th Percentile £61,563 £45,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £56,500
Median % change year-on-year - +23.89% -1.74%
75th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile " £84,125 £81,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% +21.05%

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 37,358 33,916 41,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.42% 35.24% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 29,799 27,929 33,615
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Storage in the UK

Azure Storage
Top 14 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 17 May 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 +138 210 £70,000 - 42
London +131 124 £87,500 +16.67% 24
UK excluding London +26 90 £65,000 +18.18% 19
South East +51 55 £65,000 +1.96% 7
Work from Home -150 26 £65,000 -13.33% 9
North of England -5 18 £53,750 +13.16% 3
Yorkshire -3 17 £55,000 - 2
Midlands -5 10 £36,000 -48.57% 1
West Midlands -1 8 £36,000 -48.57% 1
Scotland -25 3 £75,000 +46.34% 1
South West -33 3 £65,000 +50.29% 1
East Midlands - 2 £38,750 -
Wales - 1 £54,000 -
North East - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Azure
2 143 (66.20%) C#
3 137 (63.43%) .NET
4 136 (62.96%) SQL
5 134 (62.04%) DevOps
6 131 (60.65%) SQL Server
7 128 (59.26%) .NET Core
8 126 (58.33%) PaaS
9 113 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (48.15%) MVC
11 102 (47.22%) React
12 100 (46.30%) PowerShell
13 95 (43.98%) JavaScript
14 94 (43.52%) .NET Framework
14 94 (43.52%) Azure Active Directory
15 85 (39.35%) Microservices
16 84 (38.89%) Mentoring
17 82 (37.96%) Continuous Integration
18 81 (37.50%) Azure Service Bus
19 79 (36.57%) Azure Key Vault
19 79 (36.57%) Test Automation
20 77 (35.65%) Deployment Automation
21 74 (34.26%) Web Services
22 73 (33.80%) Terraform
23 72 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
24 71 (32.87%) Entity Framework
24 71 (32.87%) SOA
25 70 (32.41%) CSS
25 70 (32.41%) T-SQL
25 70 (32.41%) jQuery

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 69 (31.94%) SharePoint
2 39 (18.06%) NServiceBus
3 5 (2.31%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.46%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 62 (28.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 216 (100.00%) Azure
2 126 (58.33%) PaaS
3 94 (43.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 81 (37.50%) Azure Service Bus
5 79 (36.57%) Azure Key Vault
6 69 (31.94%) Azure App Service
6 69 (31.94%) Azure Service Fabric
7 59 (27.31%) IaaS
8 45 (20.83%) Serverless
9 34 (15.74%) Azure Functions
10 26 (12.04%) Power Platform
11 25 (11.57%) Azure Data Factory
11 25 (11.57%) SaaS
12 20 (9.26%) AWS
13 16 (7.41%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 14 (6.48%) Microsoft 365
15 13 (6.02%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (5.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 11 (5.09%) Azure Logic Apps
18 10 (4.63%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 39 (18.06%) HTTP
2 36 (16.67%) Skype
3 16 (7.41%) Firewall
4 10 (4.63%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.17%) DNS
5 9 (4.17%) SAN
6 7 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
6 7 (3.24%) VPN
7 4 (1.85%) DHCP
7 4 (1.85%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.85%) SMTP
8 3 (1.39%) Internet
8 3 (1.39%) Network Security
9 2 (0.93%) IPv4
9 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.93%) VLAN
10 1 (0.46%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (60.65%) SQL Server
2 45 (20.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 44 (20.37%) NoSQL
4 26 (12.04%) Power BI
5 21 (9.72%) Data Lake
6 14 (6.48%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (5.09%) Big Data
9 9 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 7 (3.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (2.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (2.31%) Delta Lake
12 5 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.85%) Tableau
14 3 (1.39%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 72 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 65 (30.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 48 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 41 (18.98%) TeamCity
5 33 (15.28%) Octopus Deploy
6 17 (7.87%) SpecFlow
7 13 (6.02%) Jenkins
8 10 (4.63%) JIRA
9 8 (3.70%) Selenium
10 7 (3.24%) JMeter
10 7 (3.24%) Newman
10 7 (3.24%) Postman
11 6 (2.78%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.78%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.31%) Appium
12 5 (2.31%) Mocha
13 4 (1.85%) Moq
13 4 (1.85%) NUnit
14 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (28.70%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (18.52%) Social Skills
3 22 (10.19%) Finance
4 7 (3.24%) Public Sector
5 6 (2.78%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.31%) Law
6 5 (2.31%) Marketing
7 4 (1.85%) Electronics
8 3 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
8 3 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.46%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 125 (57.87%) Developer
2 71 (32.87%) C# Developer
3 67 (31.02%) Azure Developer
4 62 (28.70%) Senior Developer
5 57 (26.39%) .NET Developer
6 52 (24.07%) Senior C# Developer
7 40 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
8 39 (18.06%) SQL Developer
9 35 (16.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 34 (15.74%) Senior .NET Developer
10 34 (15.74%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 34 (15.74%) Senior SQL Developer
11 32 (14.81%) Principal Developer
12 31 (14.35%) Azure Engineer
13 18 (8.33%) Integration Developer
14 17 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (7.87%) Principal .NET Developer
15 14 (6.48%) DevOps Developer
15 14 (6.48%) Digital Developer
15 14 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (63.43%) .NET
2 128 (59.26%) .NET Core
3 102 (47.22%) React
4 94 (43.52%) .NET Framework
5 74 (34.26%) Web Services
6 71 (32.87%) Entity Framework
7 70 (32.41%) CSS
7 70 (32.41%) jQuery
8 69 (31.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 64 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 46 (21.30%) ASP.NET
11 43 (19.91%) ASP.NET Core
12 39 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC
12 39 (18.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 32 (14.81%) Blazor
14 11 (5.09%) OAuth
15 9 (4.17%) JSON
16 7 (3.24%) HTML
16 7 (3.24%) Redux
16 7 (3.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.70%) N-Tier
2 39 (18.06%) Reinsurance
3 9 (4.17%) User Experience
4 8 (3.70%) Public Cloud
5 6 (2.78%) Social Media
6 5 (2.31%) Replication
7 4 (1.85%) Clustering
7 4 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.39%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.46%) Contactless
10 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.04%) Windows
2 18 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (6.02%) VMS
4 10 (4.63%) Linux
5 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.46%) Unix
7 1 (0.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (62.04%) DevOps
2 113 (52.31%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (48.15%) MVC
4 85 (39.35%) Microservices
5 84 (38.89%) Mentoring
6 82 (37.96%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (36.57%) Test Automation
8 77 (35.65%) Deployment Automation
9 71 (32.87%) SOA
10 69 (31.94%) SOLID
11 65 (30.09%) OO
12 63 (29.17%) UML
13 62 (28.70%) CRM
13 62 (28.70%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 59 (27.31%) Migration
15 30 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
16 25 (11.57%) Computer Science
16 25 (11.57%) OWASP
17 20 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
18 18 (8.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 143 (66.20%) C#
2 136 (62.96%) SQL
3 100 (46.30%) PowerShell
4 95 (43.98%) JavaScript
5 70 (32.41%) T-SQL
6 34 (15.74%) TypeScript
7 32 (14.81%) Python
8 10 (4.63%) Java
9 9 (4.17%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 8 (3.70%) Ruby
11 5 (2.31%) CoffeeScript
12 4 (1.85%) PHP
13 3 (1.39%) R
14 1 (0.46%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (29.17%) Degree
2 21 (9.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (4.63%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.63%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.70%) MCSE
4 8 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (1.85%) CCNA
6 4 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.85%) MCSA
7 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.87%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 30 (13.89%) Docker
3 13 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.78%) vSphere
7 5 (2.31%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 73 (33.80%) Terraform
2 70 (32.41%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (9.72%) Kubernetes
4 9 (4.17%) Puppet
5 8 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
6 7 (3.24%) Ansible
6 7 (3.24%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.85%) PowerCLI
7 4 (1.85%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.46%) SCCM
8 1 (0.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.46%) vRealize
8 1 (0.46%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 62 (28.70%) Nintex
2 59 (27.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (7.41%) VMware
4 14 (6.48%) Databricks
5 8 (3.70%) Citrix
5 8 (3.70%) HP
6 6 (2.78%) Splunk
7 5 (2.31%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.85%) Cisco
8 4 (1.85%) Dell
8 4 (1.85%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (1.85%) Veeam
9 3 (1.39%) 3PAR
9 3 (1.39%) NetApp
9 3 (1.39%) SAP
10 1 (0.46%) CA
10 1 (0.46%) Google
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle
10 1 (0.46%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com