Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
London > Central London
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 6 10
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,457 1,115 2,015
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 22.00% 16.89% 15.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.47% 42.74% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 995 1,893
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,000
25th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +6.87%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £95,000 £97,250
London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%

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 3,069 2,609 5,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 46.33% 39.52% 38.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,797 2,317 4,654
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,575
25th Percentile £53,250 £51,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.79% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £95,000
London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +1 1,187 £75,000 +11.11% 448
West End of London +7 54 £50,870 -34.36% 5
City of Westminster +7 33 £44,500 -6.32% 2
Southwark +7 6 £72,500 -19.44%
Camden -2 4 £52,008 -15.09% 4
Kensington and Chelsea - 2 £46,500 -
Azure
London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 633 (43.45%) DevOps
2 522 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 521 (35.76%) AWS
4 496 (34.04%) SQL
5 421 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 381 (26.15%) Finance
7 379 (26.01%) C#
8 339 (23.27%) .NET
9 294 (20.18%) SQL Server
9 294 (20.18%) Social Skills
10 287 (19.70%) JavaScript
11 281 (19.29%) Microservices
12 279 (19.15%) Kubernetes
13 271 (18.60%) Docker
14 270 (18.53%) Python
15 253 (17.36%) PowerShell
16 247 (16.95%) Windows
17 238 (16.33%) GCP
18 235 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
19 232 (15.92%) Terraform
20 214 (14.69%) Active Directory
21 209 (14.34%) React
22 204 (14.00%) Degree
23 195 (13.38%) Java
24 194 (13.32%) Power Platform
25 189 (12.97%) Test Automation
26 177 (12.15%) Analytics
26 177 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
27 175 (12.01%) Software Engineering
28 174 (11.94%) CSS

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
1 155 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.91%) Confluence
3 54 (3.71%) Apache Spark
4 34 (2.33%) IIS
5 27 (1.85%) MS Exchange
6 24 (1.65%) CMS
7 22 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (0.62%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.55%) SAS
10 8 (0.55%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.41%) Apache Airflow
12 5 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.27%) Apache
13 4 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 59 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.21%) Zeplin
6 1 (0.069%) Mingle
6 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 64 (4.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.27%) Relativity
2 4 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.21%) FastStats
3 3 (0.21%) Unica
4 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.14%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.069%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.069%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.069%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.069%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 521 (35.76%) AWS
2 238 (16.33%) GCP
3 235 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
4 194 (13.32%) Power Platform
5 172 (11.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 152 (10.43%) PaaS
7 135 (9.27%) IaaS
8 130 (8.92%) Serverless
9 105 (7.21%) SaaS
10 68 (4.67%) PowerApps
11 67 (4.60%) Azure Functions
12 66 (4.53%) Azure Service Bus
13 63 (4.32%) Azure Data Factory
13 63 (4.32%) Azure Storage
14 59 (4.05%) Azure App Service
15 57 (3.91%) Azure Key Vault
16 56 (3.84%) Azure Service Fabric
17 45 (3.09%) GitHub
18 44 (3.02%) Azure Logic Apps
19 42 (2.88%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 71 (4.87%) Firewall
2 40 (2.75%) DNS
3 34 (2.33%) DHCP
4 33 (2.26%) Network Security
4 33 (2.26%) VPN
4 33 (2.26%) WAN
5 31 (2.13%) LAN
6 27 (1.85%) TCP/IP
7 26 (1.78%) SAN
8 21 (1.44%) FTP
9 19 (1.30%) Extranet
10 15 (1.03%) VLAN
11 14 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (0.75%) NetScaler
13 10 (0.69%) BGP
14 9 (0.62%) Multicast
14 9 (0.62%) VoIP
15 8 (0.55%) IPsec
15 8 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 152 (10.43%) Power BI
3 133 (9.13%) NoSQL
4 114 (7.82%) Data Warehouse
5 97 (6.66%) Azure SQL Database
6 90 (6.18%) Relational Database
7 86 (5.90%) Data Lake
8 85 (5.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 75 (5.15%) MongoDB
10 70 (4.80%) PostgreSQL
11 60 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 55 (3.77%) Big Data
13 51 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 43 (2.95%) Hadoop
14 43 (2.95%) Tableau
15 39 (2.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 25 (1.72%) RDBMS
17 24 (1.65%) Apache Hive
18 23 (1.58%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 20 (1.37%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 142 (9.75%) Git (software)
2 125 (8.58%) Jenkins
3 113 (7.76%) JIRA
4 66 (4.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 50 (3.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 46 (3.16%) Visual Studio
8 45 (3.09%) TeamCity
9 42 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
10 37 (2.54%) SonarQube
11 36 (2.47%) Selenium
12 26 (1.78%) NUnit
13 23 (1.58%) GitLab
14 21 (1.44%) SpecFlow
15 16 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
16 13 (0.89%) Moq
17 12 (0.82%) Artifactory
17 12 (0.82%) ER Studio
17 12 (0.82%) ERwin
17 12 (0.82%) Postman
General
1 381 (26.15%) Finance
2 294 (20.18%) Social Skills
3 117 (8.03%) Banking
4 93 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (4.12%) Retail
6 50 (3.43%) Law
7 41 (2.81%) Marketing
7 41 (2.81%) Presentation Skills
8 39 (2.68%) Influencing Skills
9 36 (2.47%) Legal
10 32 (2.20%) Advertising
10 32 (2.20%) Games
11 31 (2.13%) Investment Banking
12 28 (1.92%) Public Sector
13 22 (1.51%) Telecoms
14 18 (1.24%) Front Office
15 17 (1.17%) Private Banking
16 13 (0.89%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
16 13 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 346 (23.75%) Developer
2 166 (11.39%) Architect
3 139 (9.54%) Azure Engineer
4 121 (8.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 113 (7.76%) C# Developer
6 95 (6.52%) Analyst
7 94 (6.45%) .NET Developer
8 90 (6.18%) Senior Developer
9 88 (6.04%) Data Engineer
10 82 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 79 (5.42%) Technical Leader
12 71 (4.87%) Azure Developer
13 60 (4.12%) Software Engineer
14 57 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
14 57 (3.91%) Cloud Engineer
15 53 (3.64%) Consultant
15 53 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
16 47 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
17 46 (3.16%) Azure Architect
18 45 (3.09%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (23.27%) .NET
2 209 (14.34%) React
3 174 (11.94%) CSS
4 172 (11.81%) .NET Core
5 158 (10.84%) AngularJS
6 127 (8.72%) HTML
7 120 (8.24%) Web Services
8 119 (8.17%) .NET Framework
9 106 (7.28%) Node.js
10 98 (6.73%) jQuery
11 87 (5.97%) ASP.NET Web API
12 83 (5.70%) JSON
13 77 (5.28%) ASP.NET
13 77 (5.28%) Entity Framework
14 73 (5.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 55 (3.77%) Kafka
16 54 (3.71%) HTML5
17 51 (3.50%) OAuth
18 49 (3.36%) REST
19 48 (3.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.39%) Public Cloud
2 62 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 59 (4.05%) Greenfield Project
4 52 (3.57%) N-Tier
5 49 (3.36%) Cloud Native
6 41 (2.81%) Legacy Systems
7 34 (2.33%) User Experience
8 31 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 29 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
11 23 (1.58%) Reinsurance
12 19 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (1.24%) Equities
14 16 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 15 (1.03%) Data Structures
15 15 (1.03%) Social Media
16 14 (0.96%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
18 11 (0.75%) Derivative
19 9 (0.62%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 247 (16.95%) Windows
2 137 (9.40%) Linux
3 125 (8.58%) Windows Server
4 45 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 29 (1.99%) Unix
6 25 (1.72%) Apple iOS
6 25 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (1.58%) Android
9 22 (1.51%) Windows Server 2016
10 13 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.75%) CentOS
12 10 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
13 9 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (0.62%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.55%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.27%) VMS
17 2 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (43.45%) DevOps
2 522 (35.83%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (19.29%) Microservices
4 189 (12.97%) Test Automation
5 177 (12.15%) Analytics
5 177 (12.15%) Business Intelligence
6 175 (12.01%) Software Engineering
7 168 (11.53%) Migration
8 157 (10.78%) OO
9 151 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (9.27%) MVC
11 122 (8.37%) Mentoring
11 122 (8.37%) Scrum
12 120 (8.24%) SOLID
13 110 (7.55%) Fintech
14 103 (7.07%) UML
15 100 (6.86%) Full Stack Development
16 99 (6.79%) CRM
17 97 (6.66%) Infrastructure as Code
17 97 (6.66%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 496 (34.04%) SQL
2 379 (26.01%) C#
3 287 (19.70%) JavaScript
4 270 (18.53%) Python
5 253 (17.36%) PowerShell
6 195 (13.38%) Java
7 86 (5.90%) T-SQL
8 77 (5.28%) TypeScript
9 56 (3.84%) C++
10 51 (3.50%) Bash Shell
11 38 (2.61%) Scala
12 31 (2.13%) Kotlin
13 26 (1.78%) R
14 25 (1.72%) PHP
15 20 (1.37%) Java 8
16 16 (1.10%) VBA
17 14 (0.96%) ES6
17 14 (0.96%) Go
17 14 (0.96%) Shell Script
18 13 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 204 (14.00%) Degree
2 50 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (3.16%) Master's Degree
4 38 (2.61%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (1.99%) CISSP
7 28 (1.92%) Security Cleared
8 25 (1.72%) SC Cleared
9 24 (1.65%) CCNA
10 19 (1.30%) MCSE
11 18 (1.24%) CISM
12 16 (1.10%) MCSA
13 8 (0.55%) CISA
13 8 (0.55%) GIAC
14 7 (0.48%) MCP
14 7 (0.48%) NVQ Level 4
15 6 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.41%) MCDBA
15 6 (0.41%) MCSD
15 6 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.25%) QA
2 70 (4.80%) GDPR
3 38 (2.61%) Data Quality
4 32 (2.20%) SLA
5 30 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (1.37%) Accessibility
7 12 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.75%) NIST
9 8 (0.55%) GRC
10 7 (0.48%) COBIT
11 6 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.41%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.27%) NCSC
13 2 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.14%) PMO
13 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.069%) SEPA
System Software
1 271 (18.60%) Docker
2 214 (14.69%) Active Directory
3 102 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 12 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
5 12 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.82%) vSphere
5 12 (0.82%) XenApp
6 11 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.34%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (0.21%) Firmware
10 3 (0.21%) HDFS
10 3 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.21%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.14%) KVM
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 279 (19.15%) Kubernetes
2 232 (15.92%) Terraform
3 119 (8.17%) Ansible
4 86 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
6 45 (3.09%) Puppet
7 33 (2.26%) SCCM
8 21 (1.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 21 (1.44%) Grafana
9 14 (0.96%) Prometheus
10 13 (0.89%) FortiGate
11 11 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.69%) Istio
13 9 (0.62%) PowerCLI
14 8 (0.55%) Rancher
14 8 (0.55%) SCOM
15 7 (0.48%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.48%) Kibana
15 7 (0.48%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 421 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 147 (10.09%) VMware
3 79 (5.42%) Google
4 73 (5.01%) Oracle
5 60 (4.12%) Cisco
6 55 (3.77%) Databricks
7 45 (3.09%) Citrix
8 41 (2.81%) Nintex
9 35 (2.40%) SolarWinds
10 28 (1.92%) iManage
10 28 (1.92%) ServiceNow
11 23 (1.58%) NetApp
12 21 (1.44%) Palo Alto
13 20 (1.37%) Fortinet
14 18 (1.24%) Fidessa
14 18 (1.24%) HP
15 17 (1.17%) IBM
15 17 (1.17%) Workday
16 16 (1.10%) Splunk
17 13 (0.89%) Intapp