Period
to

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 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 2,013 1,420 1,042
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 23.65% 21.55% 18.18%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.17% 42.38% 40.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,320 918
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £45,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,125 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,625 £95,000
London median annual salary £75,000 £72,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +5.26%

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 4,012 3,351 2,603
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 47.14% 50.86% 45.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,254 3,083 2,314
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £96,250
London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% 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 August 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 18 August 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 +2 1,804 £77,500 +3.33% 396
West End of London -2 54 £62,500 +22.86% 6
Camden +2 42 £60,750 +16.81% 6
City of Westminster -8 16 £68,750 +56.25% 2
Lambeth - 11 £31,000 - 2
Southwark +2 10 £80,000 +23.08% 1
Kensington and Chelsea -2 2 £59,766 +28.53%
Azure
London

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 799 (39.69%) DevOps
2 781 (38.80%) Agile
3 755 (37.51%) Microsoft
4 676 (33.58%) AWS
5 672 (33.38%) SQL
6 522 (25.93%) .NET
7 509 (25.29%) Social Skills
8 507 (25.19%) Finance
9 501 (24.89%) C#
10 464 (23.05%) SQL Server
11 431 (21.41%) Azure DevOps
12 385 (19.13%) CI/CD
13 381 (18.93%) JavaScript
14 371 (18.43%) Python
15 321 (15.95%) Windows
16 299 (14.85%) Microsoft 365
17 296 (14.70%) Git (software)
18 294 (14.61%) Terraform
19 292 (14.51%) React
20 289 (14.36%) Java
21 271 (13.46%) Microservices
22 266 (13.21%) Serverless
23 264 (13.11%) GCP
24 239 (11.87%) Scrum
24 239 (11.87%) PowerShell
25 236 (11.72%) Analytics
26 227 (11.28%) Power Platform
27 224 (11.13%) .NET Core
28 223 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
29 215 (10.68%) Kubernetes

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
1 102 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 57 (2.83%) Confluence
3 39 (1.94%) IIS
4 35 (1.74%) Apache Spark
5 30 (1.49%) Umbraco
6 29 (1.44%) CMS
7 23 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 23 (1.14%) Tomcat
8 19 (0.94%) JBoss
8 19 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 16 (0.79%) Apache
10 13 (0.65%) Headless CMS
11 11 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (0.55%) Drupal
12 10 (0.50%) NServiceBus
13 9 (0.45%) SAS
13 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.40%) Apache Airflow
15 7 (0.35%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.25%) nginx
Applications
1 55 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.34%) MS Visio
3 24 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 15 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.099%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.099%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 30 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.15%) Infor M3
2 3 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.099%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.099%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.099%) SAP MDM
3 2 (0.099%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.050%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.050%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.050%) Relativity
4 1 (0.050%) SAP CAR
4 1 (0.050%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.050%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 676 (33.58%) AWS
2 431 (21.41%) Azure DevOps
3 299 (14.85%) Microsoft 365
4 266 (13.21%) Serverless
5 264 (13.11%) GCP
6 227 (11.28%) Power Platform
7 154 (7.65%) Azure Service Bus
8 131 (6.51%) Azure Functions
9 124 (6.16%) PaaS
10 118 (5.86%) SaaS
11 114 (5.66%) Azure Active Directory
12 83 (4.12%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 82 (4.07%) Azure Data Factory
14 62 (3.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
15 59 (2.93%) IaaS
16 58 (2.88%) Snowflake
17 50 (2.48%) PowerApps
18 47 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
19 42 (2.09%) Azure Monitor
20 40 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 124 (6.16%) Firewall
2 99 (4.92%) WAN
3 85 (4.22%) DNS
4 80 (3.97%) LAN
5 59 (2.93%) TCP/IP
6 51 (2.53%) DHCP
7 49 (2.43%) VPN
8 33 (1.64%) Network Security
9 32 (1.59%) Wireless
10 26 (1.29%) MPLS
11 24 (1.19%) SAN
12 19 (0.94%) BGP
12 19 (0.94%) OSPF
13 15 (0.75%) Internet
13 15 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.65%) SSL
15 11 (0.55%) VoIP
16 10 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (0.50%) HTTP
16 10 (0.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 464 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 191 (9.49%) Power BI
3 189 (9.39%) Data Warehouse
4 139 (6.91%) Data Lake
5 138 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 113 (5.61%) NoSQL
7 93 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 79 (3.92%) Relational Database
9 72 (3.58%) Big Data
10 69 (3.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 63 (3.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 55 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
12 55 (2.73%) Tableau
13 37 (1.84%) MongoDB
14 32 (1.59%) MySQL
15 28 (1.39%) Metadata
16 26 (1.29%) DynamoDB
17 25 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
18 24 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
19 22 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 296 (14.70%) Git (software)
2 144 (7.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (6.66%) JIRA
4 104 (5.17%) Jenkins
5 70 (3.48%) TeamCity
6 63 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
7 54 (2.68%) GitLab
8 50 (2.48%) Selenium
9 44 (2.19%) SonarQube
10 43 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 43 (2.14%) Maven
11 33 (1.64%) SpecFlow
12 23 (1.14%) Bitbucket
12 23 (1.14%) Postman
13 22 (1.09%) JUnit
13 22 (1.09%) Visual Studio
14 20 (0.99%) JMeter
14 20 (0.99%) Subversion
15 19 (0.94%) Artifactory
16 18 (0.89%) CircleCI
General
1 509 (25.29%) Social Skills
2 507 (25.19%) Finance
3 142 (7.05%) Analytical Skills
4 82 (4.07%) Law
5 81 (4.02%) Presentation Skills
6 68 (3.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 62 (3.08%) Banking
7 62 (3.08%) Retail
8 58 (2.88%) Legal
8 58 (2.88%) Public Sector
9 42 (2.09%) Advertising
10 37 (1.84%) Marketing
11 35 (1.74%) Front Office
12 25 (1.24%) Games
13 21 (1.04%) Back Office
14 19 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
15 15 (0.75%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
16 14 (0.70%) Documentation Skills
17 13 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 490 (24.34%) Developer
2 203 (10.08%) Analyst
3 200 (9.94%) Architect
4 155 (7.70%) Senior Developer
5 153 (7.60%) .NET Developer
6 147 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
7 139 (6.91%) Azure Engineer
8 122 (6.06%) Data Engineer
9 98 (4.87%) Software Engineer
10 87 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
11 85 (4.22%) Software Developer
12 77 (3.83%) Cloud Engineer
13 72 (3.58%) Cloud Architect
14 66 (3.28%) Technical Leader
15 59 (2.93%) Azure Developer
15 59 (2.93%) C# Developer
16 57 (2.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 52 (2.58%) Consultant
17 52 (2.58%) Senior .NET Developer
18 49 (2.43%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 522 (25.93%) .NET
2 292 (14.51%) React
3 224 (11.13%) .NET Core
4 214 (10.63%) HTML
5 209 (10.38%) .NET Framework
6 205 (10.18%) CSS
7 138 (6.86%) AngularJS
8 137 (6.81%) Entity Framework
9 104 (5.17%) jQuery
10 101 (5.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 95 (4.72%) REST
12 81 (4.02%) RESTful
13 77 (3.83%) ASP.NET
14 75 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
15 67 (3.33%) Spring
16 66 (3.28%) JSON
16 66 (3.28%) Kafka
17 65 (3.23%) Node.js
18 56 (2.78%) Spring Boot
19 47 (2.33%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 105 (5.22%) Public Cloud
2 100 (4.97%) Data Centre
3 85 (4.22%) Greenfield Project
4 56 (2.78%) Data Structures
5 54 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
6 48 (2.38%) Cloud Native
7 46 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.94%) Cyberattack
8 39 (1.94%) User Experience
9 29 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 29 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
10 24 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.19%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.04%) Enterprise Cloud
12 20 (0.99%) Life Science
13 17 (0.84%) Cyber Defence
13 17 (0.84%) Cybercrime
14 16 (0.79%) IoT
14 16 (0.79%) Social Media
15 14 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 321 (15.95%) Windows
2 154 (7.65%) Linux
3 126 (6.26%) Apple iOS
4 124 (6.16%) Android
5 83 (4.12%) Windows Server
6 69 (3.43%) Windows 10
7 48 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (2.14%) Windows Server 2016
9 40 (1.99%) Unix
10 19 (0.94%) Windows Server 2019
11 13 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 12 (0.60%) CentOS
13 10 (0.50%) VMS
14 9 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.15%) HPUX
17 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.099%) Windows 8
18 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 799 (39.69%) DevOps
2 781 (38.80%) Agile
3 385 (19.13%) CI/CD
4 271 (13.46%) Microservices
5 239 (11.87%) Scrum
6 236 (11.72%) Analytics
7 223 (11.08%) Business Intelligence
8 214 (10.63%) Software Engineering
9 213 (10.58%) Unit Testing
10 202 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
11 201 (9.99%) MVC
12 188 (9.34%) TDD
13 177 (8.79%) Infrastructure as Code
14 175 (8.69%) ETL
15 167 (8.30%) User Stories
16 159 (7.90%) Data Modelling
17 150 (7.45%) Test Automation
18 148 (7.35%) Full Stack Development
19 145 (7.20%) SDLC
20 141 (7.00%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 672 (33.38%) SQL
2 501 (24.89%) C#
3 381 (18.93%) JavaScript
4 371 (18.43%) Python
5 289 (14.36%) Java
6 239 (11.87%) PowerShell
7 160 (7.95%) T-SQL
8 89 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 48 (2.38%) C++
10 45 (2.24%) Bash
11 42 (2.09%) C
12 29 (1.44%) Scala
13 26 (1.29%) Go
14 24 (1.19%) PHP
15 22 (1.09%) Ruby
16 13 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 13 (0.65%) Shell Script
17 10 (0.50%) R
18 8 (0.40%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 173 (8.59%) Degree
2 76 (3.78%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (3.23%) AWS Certification
4 62 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 55 (2.73%) Azure Certification
6 48 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (2.04%) CCNP
8 37 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 36 (1.79%) CCNA
10 34 (1.69%) SC Cleared
11 33 (1.64%) Master's Degree
12 29 (1.44%) CCIE
13 24 (1.19%) CISSP
14 15 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
15 14 (0.70%) A+ Certification
15 14 (0.70%) CISM
15 14 (0.70%) MCSD
15 14 (0.70%) MCSE
16 12 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (6.61%) QA
2 72 (3.58%) Data Quality
3 36 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.54%) GDPR
4 31 (1.54%) SLA
5 24 (1.19%) NIST
6 18 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 11 (0.55%) Accessibility
9 9 (0.45%) GRC
10 6 (0.30%) PMO
11 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
12 4 (0.20%) WCAG
13 2 (0.099%) IFRS
13 2 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 2 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.050%) COBIT
14 1 (0.050%) IFRS 17
14 1 (0.050%) MiFID
14 1 (0.050%) NIST 800
System Software
1 214 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 184 (9.14%) Docker
3 94 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 21 (1.04%) VMware NSX
5 20 (0.99%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.50%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.45%) vSphere
10 8 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 7 (0.35%) XenApp
12 4 (0.20%) Apache Flume
12 4 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.20%) NFS
13 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.099%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.099%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.050%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 294 (14.61%) Terraform
2 215 (10.68%) Kubernetes
3 86 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 78 (3.87%) Ansible
5 76 (3.78%) SCCM
6 38 (1.89%) Puppet
7 25 (1.24%) SCOM
8 21 (1.04%) SCSM
9 20 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 9 (0.45%) Grafana
11 9 (0.45%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.35%) CASB
13 6 (0.30%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.25%) Nagios
14 5 (0.25%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.20%) HAProxy
15 4 (0.20%) Packer
Vendors
1 755 (37.51%) Microsoft
2 126 (6.26%) VMware
3 102 (5.07%) Xamarin
4 95 (4.72%) Oracle
5 92 (4.57%) Cisco
6 78 (3.87%) Databricks
7 72 (3.58%) Google
8 52 (2.58%) Citrix
9 49 (2.43%) Adobe
10 47 (2.33%) Palo Alto
11 37 (1.84%) Apple
11 37 (1.84%) CheckPoint
11 37 (1.84%) New Relic
12 34 (1.69%) F5
13 29 (1.44%) Informatica
14 26 (1.29%) Fortinet
15 23 (1.14%) Red Hat
16 22 (1.09%) IBM
17 20 (0.99%) ServiceNow
18 19 (0.94%) Meraki