Period
to 16 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure Sentinel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Sentinel over the 6 months to 16 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure Sentinel
England > London
6 months to
16 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 473 363 517
Rank change year-on-year -110 +154 +114
Contract jobs citing Azure Sentinel 105 43 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.25% 0.013%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.74% 0.67% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 35 4
10th Percentile £468 £330 £394
25th Percentile £513 £409 £478
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £580 £450 £588
Median % change year-on-year +28.89% -23.40% +11.90%
75th Percentile £638 £532 £647
90th Percentile £663 £600 £664
England median daily rate £580 £450 £576
% change year-on-year +28.89% -21.81% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £62.50 - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 - -

Azure Sentinel is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 14,238 6,400 10,424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.77% 37.41% 34.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,560 4,763 7,610
10th Percentile £396 £325 £313
25th Percentile £475 £413 £424
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -
75th Percentile £675 £600 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £700
England median daily rate £535 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +9.74% -2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 24 75
10th Percentile £13.88 £20.30 £15.80
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.44 £18.70
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.50 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -1.96% +18.60% +14.94%
75th Percentile £55.00 £57.19 £40.85
90th Percentile £65.00 £68.00 £78.75
England median hourly rate £20.89 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.05% +10.00% +14.29%

Azure Sentinel
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure Sentinel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Azure Sentinel in London.

Daily rate trend for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Azure Sentinel in London over the 6 months to 16 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Azure Sentinel in London

Azure Sentinel
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Sentinel within the London region over the 6 months to 16 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -60 2 £509 -3.14% 6
Azure Sentinel
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Azure Sentinel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Azure Sentinel.

1 105 (100.00%) Azure
2 50 (47.62%) Sentinel
3 47 (44.76%) Terraform
4 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
5 43 (40.95%) Finance
6 41 (39.05%) Analytics
7 38 (36.19%) Azure Monitor
8 36 (34.29%) Log Analytics
9 35 (33.33%) DevOps
10 32 (30.48%) Firewall
11 30 (28.57%) Security Operations
12 29 (27.62%) Microsoft 365
12 29 (27.62%) PowerShell
13 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
14 27 (25.71%) Python
15 26 (24.76%) Security Monitoring
15 26 (24.76%) Azure Active Directory
16 25 (23.81%) Service Management
17 24 (22.86%) C#
18 22 (20.95%) RBAC
18 22 (20.95%) Penetration Testing
19 21 (20.00%) MS Visio
19 21 (20.00%) BGP
19 21 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
19 21 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
19 21 (20.00%) AWS
19 21 (20.00%) SIEM
20 20 (19.05%) Secrets Management
21 19 (18.10%) SQL
21 19 (18.10%) Kubernetes

Azure Sentinel
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 7 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 50 (47.62%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 105 (100.00%) Azure
2 38 (36.19%) Azure Monitor
3 29 (27.62%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (24.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (20.00%) AWS
5 21 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (15.24%) PaaS
7 11 (10.48%) SaaS
8 9 (8.57%) Azure Key Vault
8 9 (8.57%) GitHub
9 8 (7.62%) GCP
10 6 (5.71%) IaaS
11 5 (4.76%) Azure App Service
11 5 (4.76%) Azure Cosmos DB
11 5 (4.76%) Azure Pipelines
12 4 (3.81%) Google Workspace
12 4 (3.81%) Power Platform
13 3 (2.86%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 3 (2.86%) OneDrive
14 2 (1.90%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 32 (30.48%) Firewall
2 21 (20.00%) BGP
2 21 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 12 (11.43%) Internet
4 5 (4.76%) DNS
5 4 (3.81%) HTTP
5 4 (3.81%) ICMP
5 4 (3.81%) Network Security
6 3 (2.86%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.86%) VPN
7 2 (1.90%) SSL
7 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.95%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.95%) LAN
8 1 (0.95%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.95%) VLAN
8 1 (0.95%) WAN
8 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Power BI
2 3 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 2 (1.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.95%) Aerospike
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.95%) Hazelcast
4 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.95%) Redis
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.62%) GitLab
3 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.86%) JIRA
4 2 (1.90%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.90%) MLflow
5 1 (0.95%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.95%) IBM UrbanCode
5 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.95%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (40.95%) Finance
2 10 (9.52%) Social Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.76%) Legal
3 5 (4.76%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.81%) Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Billing
7 1 (0.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.95%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 32 (30.48%) Architect
2 31 (29.52%) Azure Engineer
3 25 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 24 (22.86%) Azure Architect
5 20 (19.05%) Security Engineer
6 19 (18.10%) Cloud Architect
7 16 (15.24%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Architect
9 12 (11.43%) Active Directory Architect
10 11 (10.48%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 10 (9.52%) Azure DevOps
12 8 (7.62%) Analyst
12 8 (7.62%) Cloud Engineer
13 5 (4.76%) Security Specialist
14 4 (3.81%) Information Architect
14 4 (3.81%) Information Security Architect
14 4 (3.81%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
14 4 (3.81%) Technical Leader
15 3 (2.86%) Operational Security Manager
15 3 (2.86%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.43%) ARM Templates
2 8 (7.62%) REST
3 5 (4.76%) YAML
4 4 (3.81%) JSON
5 2 (1.90%) .NET
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.95%) LDAP
6 1 (0.95%) OAuth
6 1 (0.95%) OpenID
6 1 (0.95%) RESTful
6 1 (0.95%) SAML
6 1 (0.95%) SOAP
6 1 (0.95%) Velocity
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
6 1 (0.95%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (8.57%) Private Cloud
1 9 (8.57%) Public Cloud
2 4 (3.81%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.90%) PKI
4 2 (1.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.52%) Linux
2 7 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) CentOS
5 1 (0.95%) Debian
5 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) Analytics
2 36 (34.29%) Log Analytics
3 35 (33.33%) DevOps
4 30 (28.57%) Security Operations
5 26 (24.76%) Security Monitoring
6 25 (23.81%) Service Management
7 22 (20.95%) Penetration Testing
7 22 (20.95%) RBAC
8 21 (20.00%) SIEM
9 20 (19.05%) Secrets Management
10 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (17.14%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (10.48%) Information Security
12 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (8.57%) Configuration Management
13 9 (8.57%) Data Analytics
13 9 (8.57%) Mentoring
14 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Automation
14 8 (7.62%) Microservices
15 7 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) PowerShell
2 27 (25.71%) Python
3 24 (22.86%) C#
4 19 (18.10%) SQL
5 3 (2.86%) C
6 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.95%) Bash
7 1 (0.95%) Go
7 1 (0.95%) Java
7 1 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.67%) CISSP
2 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.71%) CISM
4 5 (4.76%) Degree
5 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.90%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (1.90%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.90%) HPE ATP
7 1 (0.95%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.95%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.95%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.95%) OSCP
7 1 (0.95%) SANS
7 1 (0.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) NIST
2 8 (7.62%) GDPR
3 6 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.90%) NCSC
4 2 (1.90%) QA
5 1 (0.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.67%) Docker
3 2 (1.90%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.95%) DFS Replication
4 1 (0.95%) Squid
4 1 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (44.76%) Terraform
2 19 (18.10%) Kubernetes
3 10 (9.52%) Ansible
4 7 (6.67%) logstash
4 7 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 4 (3.81%) QRadar
6 2 (1.90%) Consul
6 2 (1.90%) Nagios
6 2 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.90%) Puppet
6 2 (1.90%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.95%) Grafana
7 1 (0.95%) Istio
7 1 (0.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.95%) Salt
7 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.52%) Splunk
3 5 (4.76%) ArcSight
4 4 (3.81%) Databricks
4 4 (3.81%) LogRhythm
5 3 (2.86%) Zscaler
6 2 (1.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.95%) Adobe
7 1 (0.95%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.95%) CA
7 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.95%) Citrix
7 1 (0.95%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.95%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.95%) Google
7 1 (0.95%) IBM
7 1 (0.95%) New Relic
7 1 (0.95%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.95%) VMware