Period
to 1 December 2020

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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 8 18
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +8
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,071 1,918 1,528
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 22.69% 15.41% 11.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 49.91% 40.11% 38.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,049 1,867 1,446
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.05% +13.16%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,250 £42,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £93,750
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +0.75% +7.20%

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 2,146 4,782 3,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 45.46% 38.42% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,894 4,250 3,522
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,199 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,625 £90,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 1 December 2020.

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 1 December 2020. 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 +4 946 £70,000 - 232
West End of London +21 26 £56,250 +1.35% 2
City of Westminster +20 25 £52,500 -24.82%
Camden -2 3 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Azure
London

For the 6 months to 1 December 2020, 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.

1 424 (39.59%) AWS
2 415 (38.75%) DevOps
3 375 (35.01%) Microsoft
4 357 (33.33%) SQL
5 338 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
6 301 (28.10%) Finance
7 297 (27.73%) C#
8 292 (27.26%) .NET
9 214 (19.98%) JavaScript
10 210 (19.61%) SQL Server
11 203 (18.95%) Microservices
12 195 (18.21%) Python
13 188 (17.55%) Terraform
14 179 (16.71%) PowerShell
15 175 (16.34%) CSS
16 170 (15.87%) .NET Core
17 168 (15.69%) Windows
18 164 (15.31%) Office 365
19 159 (14.85%) Degree
20 154 (14.38%) Kubernetes
21 152 (14.19%) Docker
22 151 (14.10%) GCP
23 146 (13.63%) Active Directory
24 144 (13.45%) Test Automation
25 137 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
26 133 (12.42%) PaaS
27 132 (12.32%) React
28 129 (12.04%) Git (software)
28 129 (12.04%) Power Platform
29 124 (11.58%) HTML

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
1 110 (10.27%) SharePoint
2 46 (4.30%) Apache Spark
3 28 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.24%) IIS
5 23 (2.15%) SAS
6 19 (1.77%) Confluence
6 19 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (1.68%) Apache
8 10 (0.93%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
9 7 (0.65%) CMS
10 5 (0.47%) nginx
10 5 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 4 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.093%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.093%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.093%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.093%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (2.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.77%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.28%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.093%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.093%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 56 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.59%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.37%) Actimize
4 2 (0.19%) Eikon
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 424 (39.59%) AWS
2 164 (15.31%) Office 365
3 151 (14.10%) GCP
4 133 (12.42%) PaaS
5 129 (12.04%) Power Platform
6 102 (9.52%) SaaS
7 86 (8.03%) IaaS
8 79 (7.38%) Dynamics 365
9 71 (6.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 49 (4.58%) Azure Data Factory
11 39 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (2.80%) Serverless
13 26 (2.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 22 (2.05%) GitHub
15 19 (1.77%) Azure Functions
16 17 (1.59%) PowerApps
17 15 (1.40%) Datadog
18 13 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
18 13 (1.21%) Logic Apps
19 9 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 84 (7.84%) Firewall
2 60 (5.60%) WAN
3 57 (5.32%) Network Security
4 51 (4.76%) VPN
5 47 (4.39%) LAN
6 32 (2.99%) SAN
7 25 (2.33%) DNS
7 25 (2.33%) PBX
8 19 (1.77%) DHCP
9 15 (1.40%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.31%) Skype
10 14 (1.31%) Wireshark
11 12 (1.12%) BGP
11 12 (1.12%) OSPF
12 11 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (0.93%) HTTP
13 10 (0.93%) Multicast
13 10 (0.93%) SSL
14 9 (0.84%) Wireless
15 7 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (8.31%) Data Warehouse
4 78 (7.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 75 (7.00%) Power BI
6 74 (6.91%) Data Lake
6 74 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 72 (6.72%) Big Data
8 60 (5.60%) NoSQL
9 54 (5.04%) Hadoop
10 52 (4.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 27 (2.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 23 (2.15%) Apache Hive
12 23 (2.15%) Cosmos DB
13 22 (2.05%) MySQL
13 22 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (1.96%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.96%) OLAP
15 18 (1.68%) Pentaho
16 17 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 129 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 103 (9.62%) Jenkins
3 46 (4.30%) JIRA
4 40 (3.73%) Visual Studio
5 34 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (2.80%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (2.61%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.96%) NUnit
9 20 (1.87%) Selenium
10 18 (1.68%) Bitbucket
11 16 (1.49%) Artifactory
12 15 (1.40%) CircleCI
12 15 (1.40%) Maven
13 12 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.03%) Cypress.io
15 9 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.84%) GitLab
16 8 (0.75%) Moq
16 8 (0.75%) MSTest
General
1 301 (28.10%) Finance
2 94 (8.78%) Banking
3 51 (4.76%) Law
4 30 (2.80%) Private Banking
5 24 (2.24%) Front Office
5 24 (2.24%) Retail
6 20 (1.87%) Games
7 16 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.49%) Marketing
7 16 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 15 (1.40%) Public Sector
9 14 (1.31%) Back Office
9 14 (1.31%) Publishing
10 12 (1.12%) Advertising
11 11 (1.03%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.75%) Automotive
14 4 (0.37%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.37%) French Language
14 4 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 321 (29.97%) Developer
2 119 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 118 (11.02%) Architect
4 112 (10.46%) Azure Engineer
5 95 (8.87%) Azure Developer
6 94 (8.78%) .NET Developer
7 90 (8.40%) Senior Developer
8 71 (6.63%) C# Developer
9 63 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 58 (5.42%) Consultant
11 56 (5.23%) Analyst
12 50 (4.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 47 (4.39%) SQL Developer
14 43 (4.01%) C# .NET Developer
15 41 (3.83%) Lead Developer
16 40 (3.73%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 38 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
18 37 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
18 37 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
19 33 (3.08%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (27.26%) .NET
2 175 (16.34%) CSS
3 170 (15.87%) .NET Core
4 132 (12.32%) React
5 124 (11.58%) HTML
6 101 (9.43%) AngularJS
7 91 (8.50%) Web Services
8 87 (8.12%) ASP.NET Web API
9 85 (7.94%) ASP.NET
10 81 (7.56%) jQuery
11 72 (6.72%) .NET Framework
12 70 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 69 (6.44%) Node.js
13 69 (6.44%) XML
14 63 (5.88%) Entity Framework
15 52 (4.86%) REST
16 49 (4.58%) HTML5
17 42 (3.92%) JSON
17 42 (3.92%) RESTful
18 41 (3.83%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 67 (6.26%) Public Cloud
2 55 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (5.04%) Greenfield Project
4 43 (4.01%) N-Tier
5 34 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 33 (3.08%) Algorithms
7 28 (2.61%) Data Centre
8 23 (2.15%) Cloud Native
8 23 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 19 (1.77%) Reinsurance
10 18 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (1.49%) User Experience
12 14 (1.31%) Replication
13 12 (1.12%) Mobile App
14 11 (1.03%) Clustering
15 10 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 10 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
16 9 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 9 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 9 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 168 (15.69%) Windows
2 100 (9.34%) Windows Server
3 92 (8.59%) Linux
4 48 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (3.17%) Windows 10
6 27 (2.52%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (2.24%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (2.15%) Unix
9 12 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.03%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.65%) Solaris
11 7 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.47%) Android
12 5 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.37%) Debian
14 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.093%) CentOS
15 1 (0.093%) VMS
15 1 (0.093%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 415 (38.75%) DevOps
2 338 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (18.95%) Microservices
4 144 (13.45%) Test Automation
5 137 (12.79%) Continuous Integration
6 112 (10.46%) Business Intelligence
7 110 (10.27%) OO
8 106 (9.90%) Migration
9 102 (9.52%) MVC
10 96 (8.96%) Software Engineering
11 95 (8.87%) Analytics
12 94 (8.78%) TDD
13 90 (8.40%) Deployment Automation
14 85 (7.94%) ETL
15 82 (7.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 80 (7.47%) Web Development
17 79 (7.38%) Fintech
18 75 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
19 72 (6.72%) Scrum
20 71 (6.63%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 357 (33.33%) SQL
2 297 (27.73%) C#
3 214 (19.98%) JavaScript
4 195 (18.21%) Python
5 179 (16.71%) PowerShell
6 103 (9.62%) Java
7 57 (5.32%) T-SQL
8 47 (4.39%) TypeScript
9 38 (3.55%) PHP
10 35 (3.27%) Scala
11 32 (2.99%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.80%) R
13 18 (1.68%) Go
13 18 (1.68%) Ruby
14 17 (1.59%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 16 (1.49%) Kotlin
16 14 (1.31%) Shell Script
17 13 (1.21%) ES6
18 12 (1.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 159 (14.85%) Degree
2 48 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (2.89%) CCNA
6 25 (2.33%) CISSP
7 21 (1.96%) Security Cleared
8 20 (1.87%) Master's Degree
9 19 (1.77%) CISM
10 16 (1.49%) AWS Certification
11 12 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.03%) MCSE
13 9 (0.84%) CISA
14 7 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 7 (0.65%) CCSP
14 7 (0.65%) CREST Certified
14 7 (0.65%) GCFA
14 7 (0.65%) GCIA
14 7 (0.65%) GCIH
14 7 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.96%) SLA
2 16 (1.49%) NIST
3 15 (1.40%) GDPR
4 14 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.31%) QA
5 10 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.65%) COBIT
7 4 (0.37%) WCAG
8 3 (0.28%) FATCA
8 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.093%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.093%) EMIR
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.093%) MiFID
10 1 (0.093%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (14.19%) Docker
2 146 (13.63%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 14 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.75%) HDFS
7 5 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.37%) XenApp
8 4 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.28%) vSphere
10 2 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.093%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.093%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 188 (17.55%) Terraform
2 154 (14.38%) Kubernetes
3 109 (10.18%) Ansible
4 76 (7.10%) Puppet
5 53 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (3.73%) SCCM
7 32 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
8 19 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
9 18 (1.68%) Grafana
10 16 (1.49%) Kibana
11 12 (1.12%) Prometheus
11 12 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
12 10 (0.93%) Control-M
13 9 (0.84%) Packer
13 9 (0.84%) WSUS
14 7 (0.65%) CSIRT
14 7 (0.65%) QRadar
15 5 (0.47%) SCOM
16 4 (0.37%) SCVMM
17 3 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 375 (35.01%) Microsoft
2 93 (8.68%) VMware
3 68 (6.35%) Databricks
4 59 (5.51%) Cisco
5 57 (5.32%) Oracle
6 54 (5.04%) Google
7 36 (3.36%) Nintex
8 33 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 29 (2.71%) Meraki
10 25 (2.33%) Citrix
11 23 (2.15%) Cloudera
12 21 (1.96%) Blue Coat
12 21 (1.96%) Talend
13 19 (1.77%) IBM
14 18 (1.68%) Netskope
14 18 (1.68%) Sparx
15 17 (1.59%) Splunk
15 17 (1.59%) Zscaler
16 15 (1.40%) Palo Alto
17 14 (1.31%) Informatica