Period
to 25 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,550 1,149 1,759
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 21.45% 22.84% 15.32%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.45% 49.85% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,394 1,004 1,585
10th Percentile £46,825 £46,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.70% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £101,250 £93,750
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -

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

All Cloud Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 3,337 2,305 4,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.17% 45.82% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2,990 2,054 3,865
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £32,750
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £106,250 £97,500 £93,750
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in Central London

Azure
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Azure in Central London

Azure
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in Central London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure in Central London

Azure
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 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
City of London 0 1,273 £75,000 +3.45% 513
West End of London +10 55 £56,757 +8.11% 8
City of Westminster 0 36 £37,500 -28.57% 4
Southwark - 18 £83,750 -
Camden +4 17 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Kensington and Chelsea +4 17 £70,000 +20.95%
Lambeth - 5 £23,500 -
Azure
London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, IT jobs citing Azure 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 across the Central London region with a requirement for Azure.

1 567 (36.58%) AWS
2 566 (36.52%) DevOps
3 534 (34.45%) Microsoft
4 530 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
5 439 (28.32%) SQL
6 429 (27.68%) Finance
7 378 (24.39%) C#
8 327 (21.10%) CI/CD
9 325 (20.97%) .NET
10 303 (19.55%) Microsoft 365
11 295 (19.03%) Windows
12 271 (17.48%) Python
13 270 (17.42%) GCP
14 252 (16.26%) SQL Server
14 252 (16.26%) Active Directory
15 250 (16.13%) Social Skills
16 233 (15.03%) Kubernetes
17 228 (14.71%) JavaScript
18 224 (14.45%) Docker
19 223 (14.39%) Analytics
20 216 (13.94%) Java
21 213 (13.74%) PowerShell
22 203 (13.10%) Microservices
23 200 (12.90%) Terraform
24 177 (11.42%) Software Engineering
25 172 (11.10%) Power Platform
26 160 (10.32%) Degree
27 159 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
28 158 (10.19%) Scrum
29 151 (9.74%) SaaS

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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
1 111 (7.16%) SharePoint
2 58 (3.74%) Confluence
3 49 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 19 (1.23%) IIS
6 17 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.65%) SAS
9 9 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.52%) CMS
10 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.26%) Apache
12 4 (0.26%) Appian
12 4 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (0.26%) Jetty
13 3 (0.19%) Drupal
13 3 (0.19%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.19%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.58%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.26%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Findur
5 2 (0.13%) Relativity
6 1 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.065%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.065%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.065%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.065%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 567 (36.58%) AWS
2 303 (19.55%) Microsoft 365
3 270 (17.42%) GCP
4 172 (11.10%) Power Platform
5 151 (9.74%) SaaS
6 143 (9.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 128 (8.26%) Serverless
8 111 (7.16%) PaaS
9 103 (6.65%) IaaS
10 66 (4.26%) Azure Data Factory
11 47 (3.03%) Azure Monitor
12 46 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
13 43 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 41 (2.65%) PowerApps
15 38 (2.45%) Azure Service Bus
16 34 (2.19%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 32 (2.06%) GitHub
18 31 (2.00%) Snowflake
19 30 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
20 29 (1.87%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 96 (6.19%) Firewall
2 74 (4.77%) DNS
3 50 (3.23%) DHCP
4 45 (2.90%) Network Security
5 43 (2.77%) WAN
6 34 (2.19%) LAN
7 29 (1.87%) VoIP
7 29 (1.87%) VPN
8 25 (1.61%) TCP/IP
8 25 (1.61%) Wireless
9 19 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (1.10%) SAN
11 16 (1.03%) VLAN
12 14 (0.90%) SD-WAN
12 14 (0.90%) WebEx
13 9 (0.58%) SSH
14 8 (0.52%) BGP
14 8 (0.52%) Intranet
14 8 (0.52%) OSPF
14 8 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 252 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 145 (9.35%) Power BI
3 137 (8.84%) NoSQL
4 119 (7.68%) Data Warehouse
5 75 (4.84%) Data Lake
6 68 (4.39%) Big Data
7 63 (4.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 63 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 58 (3.74%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 50 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 36 (2.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 35 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 35 (2.26%) Hadoop
13 34 (2.19%) Tableau
14 23 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 18 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
15 18 (1.16%) Metadata
16 17 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 116 (7.48%) Git (software)
2 108 (6.97%) JIRA
3 107 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 69 (4.45%) TeamCity
5 61 (3.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 54 (3.48%) Selenium
7 42 (2.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 38 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
9 37 (2.39%) SpecFlow
10 34 (2.19%) Visual Studio
11 33 (2.13%) GitLab
11 33 (2.13%) Postman
12 30 (1.94%) SonarQube
13 27 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
14 19 (1.23%) Bitbucket
14 19 (1.23%) Maven
14 19 (1.23%) webpack
15 18 (1.16%) Bower
15 18 (1.16%) Grunt
16 15 (0.97%) Cucumber
General
1 429 (27.68%) Finance
2 250 (16.13%) Social Skills
3 100 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (4.45%) Banking
5 61 (3.94%) Law
6 56 (3.61%) Legal
7 52 (3.35%) Retail
8 48 (3.10%) Public Sector
9 42 (2.71%) Advertising
9 42 (2.71%) Marketing
10 38 (2.45%) Influencing Skills
11 34 (2.19%) Presentation Skills
12 23 (1.48%) Publishing
13 19 (1.23%) Back Office
14 16 (1.03%) Electronics
14 16 (1.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 16 (1.03%) Investment Banking
15 15 (0.97%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 375 (24.19%) Developer
2 170 (10.97%) Architect
3 123 (7.94%) Analyst
4 105 (6.77%) .NET Developer
5 104 (6.71%) Senior Developer
6 89 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
7 87 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 76 (4.90%) Data Engineer
9 74 (4.77%) Azure Engineer
10 66 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
10 66 (4.26%) Consultant
10 66 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
11 53 (3.42%) C# Developer
11 53 (3.42%) Software Engineer
12 51 (3.29%) Technical Leader
13 44 (2.84%) Azure Developer
13 44 (2.84%) Lead Developer
14 42 (2.71%) IT Engineer
15 39 (2.52%) Software Developer
15 39 (2.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 325 (20.97%) .NET
2 143 (9.23%) .NET Core
3 140 (9.03%) React
4 122 (7.87%) AngularJS
5 102 (6.58%) .NET Framework
6 101 (6.52%) CSS
7 100 (6.45%) HTML
8 93 (6.00%) Web Services
9 83 (5.35%) REST
10 62 (4.00%) Kafka
11 56 (3.61%) ASP.NET
11 56 (3.61%) JSON
12 54 (3.48%) Entity Framework
12 54 (3.48%) HTML5
12 54 (3.48%) Node.js
13 49 (3.16%) RESTful
14 46 (2.97%) Vue.js
15 45 (2.90%) ARM Templates
16 40 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 39 (2.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 70 (4.52%) Cloud Native
2 66 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (3.68%) Public Cloud
4 44 (2.84%) User Experience
5 29 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 28 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
7 26 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 22 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.35%) Replication
12 15 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
12 15 (0.97%) Equities
12 15 (0.97%) N-Tier
13 14 (0.90%) Clustering
13 14 (0.90%) Hedge funds
14 13 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.84%) Legacy Applications
15 12 (0.77%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 295 (19.03%) Windows
2 124 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 88 (5.68%) Linux
4 68 (4.39%) Windows 10
5 55 (3.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 45 (2.90%) Unix
6 45 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (1.87%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (1.35%) Android
9 18 (1.16%) Apple iOS
10 15 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (0.77%) VMS
13 10 (0.65%) Mac OS X
13 10 (0.65%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.26%) CentOS
14 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.13%) AIX
16 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (36.52%) DevOps
2 530 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (21.10%) CI/CD
4 223 (14.39%) Analytics
5 203 (13.10%) Microservices
6 177 (11.42%) Software Engineering
7 159 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 158 (10.19%) Scrum
9 144 (9.29%) Infrastructure as Code
10 142 (9.16%) Test Automation
11 130 (8.39%) Migration
12 112 (7.23%) TDD
13 110 (7.10%) ETL
13 110 (7.10%) Full Stack Development
14 109 (7.03%) ITIL
15 101 (6.52%) Fintech
15 101 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
16 100 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
16 100 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 98 (6.32%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 439 (28.32%) SQL
2 378 (24.39%) C#
3 271 (17.48%) Python
4 228 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 216 (13.94%) Java
6 213 (13.74%) PowerShell
7 81 (5.23%) T-SQL
8 72 (4.65%) Bash
9 70 (4.52%) TypeScript
10 47 (3.03%) Go
11 45 (2.90%) Scala
12 32 (2.06%) C++
13 31 (2.00%) PHP
14 26 (1.68%) Kotlin
15 21 (1.35%) R
16 19 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 19 (1.23%) VB
17 18 (1.16%) Ruby
18 17 (1.10%) Groovy
19 16 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (10.32%) Degree
2 49 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (2.32%) Master's Degree
4 35 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (1.81%) Security Cleared
6 27 (1.74%) CISSP
7 22 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.16%) CCNA
9 14 (0.90%) CCNP
9 14 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 11 (0.71%) CISM
10 11 (0.71%) MCSE
11 9 (0.58%) AWS Certification
11 9 (0.58%) CCIE
11 9 (0.58%) MCITP
11 9 (0.58%) MCP
12 7 (0.45%) CEH
13 6 (0.39%) MCTS
13 6 (0.39%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (9.61%) QA
2 51 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.90%) GDPR
4 36 (2.32%) Data Quality
5 25 (1.61%) SLA
6 24 (1.55%) NIST
7 10 (0.65%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.52%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.52%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.32%) COBIT
10 5 (0.32%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.26%) GRC
12 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.065%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.065%) NCSC
13 1 (0.065%) SEPA
13 1 (0.065%) SOC 2
System Software
1 252 (16.26%) Active Directory
2 224 (14.45%) Docker
3 72 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (1.94%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
6 23 (1.48%) XenApp
7 17 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 16 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.58%) vSphere
11 7 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (0.39%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.13%) Firmware
13 2 (0.13%) HDFS
13 2 (0.13%) KVM
13 2 (0.13%) LXC
13 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 233 (15.03%) Kubernetes
2 200 (12.90%) Terraform
3 74 (4.77%) Ansible
4 54 (3.48%) SCCM
5 48 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 34 (2.19%) Puppet
7 33 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 22 (1.42%) SCOM
9 14 (0.90%) Nagios
10 13 (0.84%) Grafana
10 13 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.77%) Prometheus
12 11 (0.71%) EdgeSight
12 11 (0.71%) SCOrch
12 11 (0.71%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.65%) FortiGate
14 8 (0.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
15 6 (0.39%) SCSM
16 5 (0.32%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 534 (34.45%) Microsoft
2 137 (8.84%) VMware
3 84 (5.42%) Google
4 77 (4.97%) Oracle
5 74 (4.77%) Citrix
6 62 (4.00%) Cisco
7 55 (3.55%) Databricks
8 38 (2.45%) IBM
9 25 (1.61%) HP
10 24 (1.55%) SAP
11 23 (1.48%) Dell
11 23 (1.48%) SolarWinds
12 22 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (1.42%) ServiceNow
13 21 (1.35%) Informatica
13 21 (1.35%) Meraki
14 19 (1.23%) Fortinet
15 18 (1.16%) Aruba
16 17 (1.10%) Bloomberg
16 17 (1.10%) Talend