Period
to 21 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London > Central London
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 21 60
Rank change year-on-year +6 +39 +80
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,577 1,344 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.07% 8.91% 4.73%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.77% 37.26% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,224 550
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £83,750
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Microsoft 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 3,775 3,607 1,955
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 28.89% 23.91% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,454 3,196 1,777
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £33,641 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in Central London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Central London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in Central London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in Central London over the 6 months to 21 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in Central London

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the Central London region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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 +5 1,288 £70,000 +12.00% 340
West End of London +5 44 £57,500 +4.55%
City of Westminster +9 36 £80,000 +45.45% 1
Southwark +29 11 £62,500 -3.85%
Camden +5 7 £57,500 +17.95%
Lambeth -5 6 £35,000 -36.36%
Kensington and Chelsea -3 4 - -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 639 (40.52%) Amazon AWS
2 624 (39.57%) Microsoft
3 537 (34.05%) SQL
4 534 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
5 504 (31.96%) .NET
6 502 (31.83%) C#
7 494 (31.33%) DevOps
8 463 (29.36%) SQL Server
9 423 (26.82%) Finance
10 371 (23.53%) Windows
11 333 (21.12%) JavaScript
12 284 (18.01%) Python
13 277 (17.56%) Docker
14 256 (16.23%) Active Directory
15 241 (15.28%) AngularJS
16 231 (14.65%) Office 365
17 226 (14.33%) Microservices
18 219 (13.89%) Scrum
19 214 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
20 201 (12.75%) Google Cloud Platform
21 198 (12.56%) Windows Server
21 198 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
22 197 (12.49%) PowerShell
23 196 (12.43%) Linux
24 191 (12.11%) Kubernetes
25 190 (12.05%) T-SQL
26 189 (11.98%) TDD
27 185 (11.73%) MVC
28 184 (11.67%) Analytics
29 183 (11.60%) HTML

Microsoft 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
1 141 (8.94%) SharePoint
2 62 (3.93%) MS Exchange
3 61 (3.87%) Apache Spark
4 46 (2.92%) IIS
5 31 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.52%) Confluence
7 19 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (1.14%) Umbraco
9 17 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
10 15 (0.95%) Skype for Business
11 14 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.89%) CMS
12 11 (0.70%) SAS
13 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.44%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.44%) Appian
14 7 (0.44%) nginx
14 7 (0.44%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 77 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 60 (3.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.25%) RiskWrite
4 4 (0.25%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.13%) ReMetrica
5 2 (0.13%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.13%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.063%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 639 (40.52%) Amazon AWS
2 231 (14.65%) Office 365
3 201 (12.75%) Google Cloud Platform
4 112 (7.10%) PaaS
5 106 (6.72%) SaaS
6 71 (4.50%) IaaS
7 58 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 49 (3.11%) Azure Data Factory
9 42 (2.66%) Serverless
10 36 (2.28%) Dynamics 365
11 34 (2.16%) GitHub
12 27 (1.71%) Azure Functions
12 27 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
13 23 (1.46%) Data Lake Analytics
14 19 (1.20%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.89%) Azure Machine Learning
16 12 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.44%) OneDrive
18 7 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 138 (8.75%) Firewall
2 90 (5.71%) DNS
3 61 (3.87%) DHCP
4 57 (3.61%) VPN
5 49 (3.11%) LAN
6 39 (2.47%) TCP/IP
7 35 (2.22%) VLAN
8 34 (2.16%) Network Security
9 33 (2.09%) SAN
10 32 (2.03%) WAN
11 29 (1.84%) Internet
12 27 (1.71%) MPLS
13 25 (1.59%) VoIP
14 19 (1.20%) Skype
15 18 (1.14%) PBX
16 17 (1.08%) Wireless
17 16 (1.01%) NetScaler
18 15 (0.95%) Unified Communications
19 14 (0.89%) WLAN
20 13 (0.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 463 (29.36%) SQL Server
2 141 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
3 123 (7.80%) Power BI
4 115 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 114 (7.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (6.72%) Big Data
7 96 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 80 (5.07%) MongoDB
9 76 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 72 (4.57%) Data Lake
11 71 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 66 (4.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 63 (3.99%) Hadoop
14 60 (3.80%) Relational Database
15 53 (3.36%) Cosmos DB
16 51 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
17 48 (3.04%) SQL Server 2014
18 46 (2.92%) MySQL
19 41 (2.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 36 (2.28%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 131 (8.31%) Jenkins
2 130 (8.24%) Git (software)
3 67 (4.25%) TeamCity
4 58 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 50 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (2.66%) JIRA
8 41 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 35 (2.22%) Visual Studio
10 24 (1.52%) Selenium
11 20 (1.27%) Subversion
12 16 (1.01%) Cucumber
12 16 (1.01%) Travis CI
13 15 (0.95%) CircleCI
13 15 (0.95%) Maven
14 14 (0.89%) GitLab
15 13 (0.82%) git-flow
16 11 (0.70%) tSQLt
17 10 (0.63%) SpecFlow
18 8 (0.51%) Jasmine
General
1 423 (26.82%) Finance
2 74 (4.69%) Banking
3 51 (3.23%) Law
4 50 (3.17%) Retail
5 36 (2.28%) Marketing
6 25 (1.59%) Advertising
7 24 (1.52%) Legal
8 22 (1.40%) Telecoms
9 18 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 14 (0.89%) Games
11 13 (0.82%) Front Office
12 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.44%) General Ledger
13 7 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.38%) Back Office
14 6 (0.38%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.38%) Military
15 4 (0.25%) Automotive
15 4 (0.25%) Publishing
16 3 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 472 (29.93%) Developer
2 245 (15.54%) Architect
3 223 (14.14%) .NET Developer
4 191 (12.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 150 (9.51%) C# Developer
6 146 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
7 109 (6.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 94 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 76 (4.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 73 (4.63%) Azure Developer
11 70 (4.44%) Consultant
12 69 (4.38%) Analyst
13 57 (3.61%) Azure Architect
14 56 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
15 54 (3.42%) .NET Architect
16 53 (3.36%) Azure Engineer
17 51 (3.23%) AWS DevOps
18 49 (3.11%) Cloud Engineer
19 47 (2.98%) Python Engineer
19 47 (2.98%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (31.96%) .NET
2 241 (15.28%) AngularJS
3 214 (13.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 183 (11.60%) HTML
4 183 (11.60%) Web Services
5 180 (11.41%) .NET Core
6 177 (11.22%) CSS
7 149 (9.45%) ASP.NET
8 136 (8.62%) React
9 111 (7.04%) REST
10 110 (6.98%) .NET Framework
11 108 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 102 (6.47%) jQuery
13 78 (4.95%) Kafka
14 75 (4.76%) Entity Framework
15 66 (4.19%) Node.js
15 66 (4.19%) XML
16 65 (4.12%) WCF
17 63 (3.99%) WPF
18 50 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 121 (7.67%) Fintech
2 112 (7.10%) Greenfield Project
3 81 (5.14%) Data Centre
4 69 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.49%) Public Cloud
6 48 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 34 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 32 (2.03%) Reinsurance
10 31 (1.97%) User Experience
11 28 (1.78%) Data Structures
12 27 (1.71%) Cloud Native
12 27 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 23 (1.46%) N-Tier
14 21 (1.33%) Clustering
15 20 (1.27%) Algorithms
16 19 (1.20%) Hedge funds
16 19 (1.20%) Mobile App
16 19 (1.20%) PKI
17 15 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 371 (23.53%) Windows
2 198 (12.56%) Windows Server
3 196 (12.43%) Linux
4 90 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 53 (3.36%) Windows 10
7 25 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (1.52%) Unix
9 18 (1.14%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.08%) Windows 7
11 13 (0.82%) Debian
12 12 (0.76%) Android
13 9 (0.57%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.44%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.44%) CentOS
15 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 3 (0.19%) VMS
18 2 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 534 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
2 494 (31.33%) DevOps
3 226 (14.33%) Microservices
4 219 (13.89%) Scrum
5 198 (12.56%) Business Intelligence
6 189 (11.98%) TDD
7 185 (11.73%) MVC
8 184 (11.67%) Analytics
9 136 (8.62%) Software Engineering
10 120 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
11 114 (7.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 108 (6.85%) Configuration Management
13 107 (6.79%) Machine Learning
14 103 (6.53%) Computer Science
15 102 (6.47%) Test Automation
16 101 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 100 (6.34%) SDLC
18 98 (6.21%) Migration
18 98 (6.21%) SOLID
19 92 (5.83%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 537 (34.05%) SQL
2 502 (31.83%) C#
3 333 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 284 (18.01%) Python
5 197 (12.49%) PowerShell
6 190 (12.05%) T-SQL
7 159 (10.08%) Java
8 81 (5.14%) Bash Shell
9 65 (4.12%) TypeScript
10 58 (3.68%) Ruby
11 46 (2.92%) Scala
12 39 (2.47%) R
13 28 (1.78%) VBA
14 25 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 22 (1.40%) Perl
16 21 (1.33%) C++
16 21 (1.33%) Java 8
17 13 (0.82%) C
18 12 (0.76%) PHP
19 11 (0.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 114 (7.23%) Degree
2 63 (3.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (2.09%) MCSE
6 29 (1.84%) CISSP
7 24 (1.52%) CCNP
8 21 (1.33%) MCSA
9 19 (1.20%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.01%) AWS Certification
11 11 (0.70%) CCNA
12 10 (0.63%) SC Cleared
12 10 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.57%) CEH
13 9 (0.57%) SANS
14 8 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.44%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.44%) CISM
15 7 (0.44%) VCP6
16 6 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.92%) QA
2 31 (1.97%) Data Quality
3 26 (1.65%) SLA
4 14 (0.89%) GDPR
5 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.51%) PMO
7 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
11 1 (0.063%) HL7
11 1 (0.063%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.063%) WCAG
System Software
1 277 (17.56%) Docker
2 256 (16.23%) Active Directory
3 109 (6.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 96 (6.09%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.20%) XenApp
6 16 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (0.95%) vSphere
8 13 (0.82%) XenDesktop
9 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.44%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (0.38%) XenServer
13 4 (0.25%) HDFS
14 3 (0.19%) etcd
14 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.19%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.13%) Apache Flume
15 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 191 (12.11%) Kubernetes
2 145 (9.19%) Ansible
3 115 (7.29%) Terraform
4 109 (6.91%) Opscode Chef
5 106 (6.72%) Puppet
6 53 (3.36%) SCCM
7 33 (2.09%) Prometheus
8 30 (1.90%) SCOM
9 19 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
10 18 (1.14%) Grafana
11 14 (0.89%) Salt
12 12 (0.76%) Mesos
12 12 (0.76%) Nagios
13 11 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.63%) Oozie
14 10 (0.63%) Rancher
15 9 (0.57%) Backup Exec
15 9 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
15 9 (0.57%) vCenter Server
15 9 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 624 (39.57%) Microsoft
2 166 (10.53%) VMware
3 139 (8.81%) Google
4 97 (6.15%) Oracle
5 66 (4.19%) Cisco
6 42 (2.66%) Citrix
7 40 (2.54%) Tableau
8 36 (2.28%) Red Hat
9 30 (1.90%) HP
10 29 (1.84%) Nintex
11 21 (1.33%) Palo Alto
12 20 (1.27%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.27%) Rackspace
13 15 (0.95%) Dell
14 14 (0.89%) IBM
14 14 (0.89%) SaltStack
14 14 (0.89%) SAP
14 14 (0.89%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.76%) Databricks
15 12 (0.76%) Salesforce.com