Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,496 900 1,993
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 21.96% 21.91% 15.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.49% 49.07% 40.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,391 772 1,865
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.15% - -
75th Percentile £91,250 £81,562 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £96,250 £95,000
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +0.76%

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 3,150 1,834 4,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.25% 44.64% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,878 1,611 4,566
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,375
25th Percentile £54,187 £51,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £91,125 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £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 18 October 2021.

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 18 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
City of London 0 1,227 £75,000 +7.14% 461
West End of London +4 72 £52,500 -14.29% 17
City of Westminster +1 40 £37,500 -26.28% 13
Camden +1 11 £60,000 -4.00% 7
Southwark - 5 £48,250 - 4
Kensington and Chelsea - 3 £55,000 -
Lambeth - 1 - -
Azure
London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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.

1 592 (39.57%) DevOps
2 547 (36.56%) AWS
3 537 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (31.35%) SQL
5 460 (30.75%) Microsoft
6 434 (29.01%) Finance
7 413 (27.61%) C#
8 332 (22.19%) .NET
9 314 (20.99%) Python
10 295 (19.72%) Social Skills
11 294 (19.65%) SQL Server
12 277 (18.52%) GCP
13 262 (17.51%) Docker
13 262 (17.51%) JavaScript
14 259 (17.31%) Kubernetes
15 250 (16.71%) Windows
16 243 (16.24%) Microservices
17 238 (15.91%) Java
18 234 (15.64%) Analytics
19 224 (14.97%) Microsoft 365
20 214 (14.30%) Software Engineering
21 209 (13.97%) PowerShell
22 198 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
23 197 (13.17%) Active Directory
23 197 (13.17%) Terraform
23 197 (13.17%) Power Platform
24 188 (12.57%) Degree
25 178 (11.90%) Power BI
26 176 (11.76%) React
27 162 (10.83%) Test Automation

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 96 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 83 (5.55%) Confluence
3 55 (3.68%) Apache Spark
4 31 (2.07%) IIS
5 24 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 22 (1.47%) CMS
7 21 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.80%) SAS
9 11 (0.74%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.60%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.47%) Skype for Business
13 6 (0.40%) Apache
13 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
14 5 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
15 4 (0.27%) Appian
15 4 (0.27%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.27%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.20%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 23 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.27%) Relativity
3 4 (0.27%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.20%) FastStats
4 3 (0.20%) Unica
5 2 (0.13%) Findur
5 2 (0.13%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.067%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.067%) Infor SunSystems
6 1 (0.067%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.067%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 547 (36.56%) AWS
2 277 (18.52%) GCP
3 224 (14.97%) Microsoft 365
4 197 (13.17%) Power Platform
5 145 (9.69%) Serverless
6 137 (9.16%) SaaS
7 123 (8.22%) IaaS
8 119 (7.95%) PaaS
9 112 (7.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 69 (4.61%) Azure Data Factory
11 46 (3.07%) PowerApps
12 36 (2.41%) Azure Functions
13 35 (2.34%) GitHub
14 34 (2.27%) AWS CloudFormation
14 34 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
15 33 (2.21%) Azure Logic Apps
16 30 (2.01%) Azure Service Bus
16 30 (2.01%) Power Automate
17 29 (1.94%) Azure Synapse Analytics
17 29 (1.94%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 78 (5.21%) Firewall
2 47 (3.14%) DNS
3 38 (2.54%) Network Security
4 34 (2.27%) DHCP
5 32 (2.14%) VPN
6 30 (2.01%) WAN
7 27 (1.80%) LAN
8 23 (1.54%) SAN
9 21 (1.40%) TCP/IP
10 20 (1.34%) FTP
11 14 (0.94%) Extranet
11 14 (0.94%) VoIP
12 12 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (0.74%) Unified Communications
13 11 (0.74%) VLAN
13 11 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (0.67%) Wireless
15 8 (0.53%) IPsec
15 8 (0.53%) SD-WAN
16 7 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (19.65%) SQL Server
2 178 (11.90%) Power BI
3 138 (9.22%) Data Warehouse
4 137 (9.16%) NoSQL
5 107 (7.15%) Data Lake
6 89 (5.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 87 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 86 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
9 85 (5.68%) MongoDB
10 66 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 65 (4.34%) Big Data
12 54 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 51 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 50 (3.34%) Tableau
15 49 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (2.61%) Hadoop
17 24 (1.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 22 (1.47%) Metadata
19 20 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
20 19 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 145 (9.69%) JIRA
2 143 (9.56%) Jenkins
3 134 (8.96%) Git (software)
4 66 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 52 (3.48%) SonarQube
6 47 (3.14%) TeamCity
7 42 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (2.67%) Selenium
9 37 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
10 31 (2.07%) Visual Studio
11 26 (1.74%) GitLab
12 20 (1.34%) Visual Studio Team System
13 19 (1.27%) Bitbucket
13 19 (1.27%) SpecFlow
14 18 (1.20%) NUnit
15 15 (1.00%) Cypress.io
15 15 (1.00%) webpack
16 14 (0.94%) Grunt
16 14 (0.94%) Maven
16 14 (0.94%) Postman
General
1 434 (29.01%) Finance
2 295 (19.72%) Social Skills
3 96 (6.42%) Banking
4 87 (5.82%) Analytical Skills
5 64 (4.28%) Retail
6 57 (3.81%) Presentation Skills
7 53 (3.54%) Influencing Skills
8 47 (3.14%) Advertising
9 42 (2.81%) Law
9 42 (2.81%) Legal
10 40 (2.67%) Marketing
11 36 (2.41%) Public Sector
12 33 (2.21%) Investment Banking
13 24 (1.60%) Games
14 21 (1.40%) Publishing
15 19 (1.27%) Telecoms
16 14 (0.94%) Front Office
17 12 (0.80%) Manufacturing
17 12 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 366 (24.47%) Developer
2 189 (12.63%) Architect
3 103 (6.89%) Analyst
4 102 (6.82%) Azure Engineer
5 97 (6.48%) Senior Developer
6 96 (6.42%) .NET Developer
7 92 (6.15%) Data Engineer
8 84 (5.61%) DevOps Engineer
9 79 (5.28%) Technical Leader
10 74 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 73 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 69 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
13 67 (4.48%) Software Engineer
14 55 (3.68%) Cloud Engineer
15 51 (3.41%) Data Architect
16 46 (3.07%) Consultant
17 43 (2.87%) Lead Developer
18 40 (2.67%) Software Developer
19 38 (2.54%) Project Manager
20 37 (2.47%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (22.19%) .NET
2 176 (11.76%) React
3 161 (10.76%) AngularJS
4 145 (9.69%) .NET Core
5 130 (8.69%) Web Services
6 125 (8.36%) CSS
7 116 (7.75%) HTML
8 102 (6.82%) .NET Framework
9 97 (6.48%) Node.js
10 79 (5.28%) ASP.NET
11 77 (5.15%) JSON
12 76 (5.08%) Kafka
13 66 (4.41%) jQuery
14 61 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web API
14 61 (4.08%) HTML5
15 60 (4.01%) REST
16 59 (3.94%) Entity Framework
17 53 (3.54%) OAuth
18 48 (3.21%) OpenID
18 48 (3.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
2 62 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 53 (3.54%) Public Cloud
4 42 (2.81%) Cloud Native
5 38 (2.54%) User Experience
6 36 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (2.07%) Equities
8 28 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 28 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.47%) N-Tier
10 19 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 16 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.07%) Legacy Systems
12 13 (0.87%) Data Structures
12 13 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
13 12 (0.80%) Enterprise Cloud
13 12 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 10 (0.67%) Derivative
14 10 (0.67%) Hedge funds
14 10 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 250 (16.71%) Windows
2 116 (7.75%) Windows Server
3 97 (6.48%) Linux
4 46 (3.07%) Windows 10
5 37 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.41%) Unix
7 26 (1.74%) Android
7 26 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.47%) Windows Server 2016
9 17 (1.14%) Windows Server 2019
10 11 (0.74%) Mac OS X
10 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
11 10 (0.67%) VMS
12 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.47%) Windows 7
14 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.33%) CentOS
16 4 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 592 (39.57%) DevOps
2 537 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (16.24%) Microservices
4 234 (15.64%) Analytics
5 214 (14.30%) Software Engineering
6 198 (13.24%) Business Intelligence
7 162 (10.83%) Test Automation
8 150 (10.03%) Scrum
9 125 (8.36%) Full Stack Development
10 118 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
11 115 (7.69%) Data Modelling
12 113 (7.55%) MVC
13 109 (7.29%) Fintech
13 109 (7.29%) TDD
14 105 (7.02%) Migration
15 104 (6.95%) Problem-Solving
16 99 (6.62%) ETL
16 99 (6.62%) SDLC
17 97 (6.48%) Mentoring
18 91 (6.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 469 (31.35%) SQL
2 413 (27.61%) C#
3 314 (20.99%) Python
4 262 (17.51%) JavaScript
5 238 (15.91%) Java
6 209 (13.97%) PowerShell
7 76 (5.08%) TypeScript
8 64 (4.28%) C++
9 62 (4.14%) T-SQL
10 59 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 53 (3.54%) Scala
12 39 (2.61%) Go
13 36 (2.41%) R
14 33 (2.21%) Kotlin
15 26 (1.74%) PHP
16 25 (1.67%) VBA
17 24 (1.60%) VB
18 22 (1.47%) Java 8
19 19 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 18 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 188 (12.57%) Degree
2 66 (4.41%) Master's Degree
3 40 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (2.01%) CISSP
6 28 (1.87%) Security Cleared
7 26 (1.74%) CCNA
8 24 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 19 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 18 (1.20%) MCSE
11 16 (1.07%) MCSA
12 12 (0.80%) CISM
13 10 (0.67%) GIAC
14 9 (0.60%) AWS Certification
14 9 (0.60%) MCP
15 7 (0.47%) CCNP
15 7 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.47%) NVQ Level 4
16 6 (0.40%) ISTQB
16 6 (0.40%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (9.49%) QA
2 72 (4.81%) GDPR
3 50 (3.34%) Data Quality
4 33 (2.21%) SLA
5 27 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (1.40%) NIST
7 11 (0.74%) Accessibility
8 10 (0.67%) COBIT
9 9 (0.60%) NIST 800
10 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.27%) GRC
12 3 (0.20%) NCSC
13 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.13%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.067%) Cyber Essentials
14 1 (0.067%) SEPA
System Software
1 262 (17.51%) Docker
2 197 (13.17%) Active Directory
3 77 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.01%) Hyper-V
5 17 (1.14%) XenApp
6 15 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.67%) vSphere
10 9 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 8 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.13%) Firmware
14 2 (0.13%) KVM
15 1 (0.067%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 259 (17.31%) Kubernetes
2 197 (13.17%) Terraform
3 79 (5.28%) Ansible
4 44 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
5 34 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
6 31 (2.07%) SCCM
7 30 (2.01%) Puppet
8 19 (1.27%) FortiGate
9 17 (1.14%) Grafana
10 14 (0.94%) Prometheus
11 11 (0.74%) SCOM
12 8 (0.53%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.47%) Backup Exec
14 6 (0.40%) Control-M
14 6 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
14 6 (0.40%) Istio
14 6 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
14 6 (0.40%) Nagios
14 6 (0.40%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 460 (30.75%) Microsoft
2 103 (6.89%) VMware
3 102 (6.82%) Oracle
4 77 (5.15%) Google
5 70 (4.68%) Cisco
6 67 (4.48%) Databricks
7 48 (3.21%) Citrix
8 34 (2.27%) SolarWinds
9 33 (2.21%) ServiceNow
10 31 (2.07%) IBM
11 25 (1.67%) Fortinet
12 21 (1.40%) Atlassian
12 21 (1.40%) HP
13 19 (1.27%) Bloomberg
13 19 (1.27%) Fidessa
14 18 (1.20%) Palo Alto
15 17 (1.14%) Alteryx
16 16 (1.07%) Informatica
16 16 (1.07%) NetApp
16 16 (1.07%) SAP