Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 29 88
Rank change year-on-year +11 +59 +156
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,559 867 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.06% 7.05% 3.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.61% 34.96% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,402 802 490
Central London median annual salary £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £42,475
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,500 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 3,747 2,480 2,137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.58% 20.16% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,381 2,250 1,895
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,750 £31,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +16 1,261 £67,500 +8.87% 266
West End of London -5 38 £68,750 +22.22% 42
City of Westminster +15 18 £75,000 +7.14% 2
Camden +5 17 £42,500 -37.04%
Southwark +1 7 £50,000 +85.19%
Kensington and Chelsea -7 3 - -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 700 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
2 619 (39.70%) C#
3 561 (35.98%) .NET
4 558 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
5 543 (34.83%) Microsoft
6 501 (32.14%) SQL
7 431 (27.65%) SQL Server
8 423 (27.13%) Finance
9 401 (25.72%) Windows
10 399 (25.59%) DevOps
11 395 (25.34%) JavaScript
12 332 (21.30%) Active Directory
13 285 (18.28%) MVC
14 262 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
15 258 (16.55%) Linux
16 247 (15.84%) Microservices
17 245 (15.72%) Office 365
18 236 (15.14%) Windows Server
19 235 (15.07%) CSS
20 230 (14.75%) AngularJS
21 227 (14.56%) Python
21 227 (14.56%) Scrum
22 220 (14.11%) PowerShell
23 217 (13.92%) .NET Core
23 217 (13.92%) Docker
24 211 (13.53%) VMware
25 207 (13.28%) Ansible
26 204 (13.09%) TDD
27 201 (12.89%) Web Services
28 200 (12.83%) ASP.NET

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
1 136 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 114 (7.31%) MS Exchange
3 55 (3.53%) Apache Spark
4 47 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 39 (2.50%) IIS
6 38 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (2.18%) OpenStack
8 29 (1.86%) Skype for Business
9 24 (1.54%) Confluence
9 24 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.41%) Ethereum
11 21 (1.35%) Apache
11 21 (1.35%) Tomcat
12 18 (1.15%) CMS
13 17 (1.09%) Umbraco
14 15 (0.96%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
16 10 (0.64%) Apache Pig
16 10 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 8 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 77 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.064%) HipChat
6 1 (0.064%) Stata
Business Applications
1 78 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (1.92%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.19%) Magento
5 3 (0.19%) RiskWrite
5 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.064%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.064%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.064%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 700 (44.90%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (15.72%) Office 365
3 155 (9.94%) Google Cloud Platform
4 124 (7.95%) PaaS
5 105 (6.74%) SaaS
6 81 (5.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (4.94%) IaaS
8 42 (2.69%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (2.37%) Azure Data Factory
9 37 (2.37%) GitHub
10 35 (2.25%) Serverless
11 29 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
12 24 (1.54%) OpenShift
13 21 (1.35%) Data Lake Analytics
14 15 (0.96%) Azure Machine Learning
14 15 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
14 15 (0.96%) OneDrive
15 12 (0.77%) Mimecast
16 11 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
17 10 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 165 (10.58%) Firewall
2 135 (8.66%) DNS
3 87 (5.58%) DHCP
4 69 (4.43%) SAN
5 68 (4.36%) VPN
6 49 (3.14%) WAN
7 47 (3.01%) LAN
8 44 (2.82%) TCP/IP
9 43 (2.76%) Skype
10 41 (2.63%) Unified Communications
11 30 (1.92%) Network Security
12 29 (1.86%) VLAN
13 21 (1.35%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (1.15%) Internet
16 17 (1.09%) MPLS
16 17 (1.09%) WLAN
17 16 (1.03%) NetScaler
18 15 (0.96%) HTTP
19 14 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 431 (27.65%) SQL Server
2 133 (8.53%) NoSQL
3 97 (6.22%) Big Data
4 92 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
5 91 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (5.32%) MongoDB
7 81 (5.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 76 (4.87%) Power BI
9 72 (4.62%) Data Lake
10 63 (4.04%) MySQL
11 62 (3.98%) Hadoop
11 62 (3.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 61 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
13 59 (3.78%) Relational Database
14 54 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
15 45 (2.89%) Cosmos DB
15 45 (2.89%) Redis
16 44 (2.82%) Blockchain
17 43 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
18 36 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 157 (10.07%) Git (software)
2 135 (8.66%) Jenkins
3 125 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 113 (7.25%) Visual Studio Team System
5 77 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 55 (3.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 53 (3.40%) Visual Studio
8 44 (2.82%) JIRA
9 29 (1.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 29 (1.86%) Maven
10 25 (1.60%) MSBuild
11 24 (1.54%) Subversion
12 23 (1.48%) Selenium
13 22 (1.41%) NUnit
14 19 (1.22%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.03%) Ant
16 15 (0.96%) Gradle
16 15 (0.96%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.77%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.77%) gulp
General
1 423 (27.13%) Finance
2 97 (6.22%) Banking
3 74 (4.75%) Law
4 64 (4.11%) Marketing
5 42 (2.69%) Advertising
6 39 (2.50%) Retail
7 32 (2.05%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.60%) Games
9 24 (1.54%) Legal
10 17 (1.09%) Front Office
11 12 (0.77%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.71%) Automotive
13 9 (0.58%) Back Office
14 8 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.45%) Publishing
15 7 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Electronics
16 2 (0.13%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
17 1 (0.064%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 520 (33.35%) Developer
2 259 (16.61%) .NET Developer
3 218 (13.98%) Architect
4 191 (12.25%) C# Developer
5 155 (9.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 144 (9.24%) Senior Developer
7 127 (8.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 126 (8.08%) Solutions Architect
9 123 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
10 98 (6.29%) Consultant
11 91 (5.84%) Azure Developer
12 88 (5.64%) Senior .NET Developer
13 79 (5.07%) Analyst
14 64 (4.11%) Azure Engineer
15 61 (3.91%) Administrator
16 54 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
17 51 (3.27%) Systems Administrator
18 50 (3.21%) Support Engineer
19 49 (3.14%) Cloud Architect
20 48 (3.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (35.98%) .NET
2 262 (16.81%) ASP.NET Web API
3 235 (15.07%) CSS
4 230 (14.75%) AngularJS
5 217 (13.92%) .NET Core
6 201 (12.89%) Web Services
7 200 (12.83%) ASP.NET
8 190 (12.19%) HTML
9 179 (11.48%) React
10 143 (9.17%) jQuery
11 136 (8.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 107 (6.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 96 (6.16%) .NET Framework
14 92 (5.90%) Entity Framework
15 74 (4.75%) RESTful
16 69 (4.43%) Node.js
17 66 (4.23%) REST
18 62 (3.98%) JSON
18 62 (3.98%) WCF
19 60 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.11%) Data Centre
2 141 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (8.85%) Greenfield Project
4 126 (8.08%) Computer Science
5 80 (5.13%) Fintech
6 71 (4.55%) N-Tier
7 60 (3.85%) Public Cloud
8 56 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (3.21%) Hybrid Cloud
10 45 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (1.67%) Management Information System
12 25 (1.60%) PKI
13 23 (1.48%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.48%) User Experience
14 22 (1.41%) Bitcoin
15 21 (1.35%) Clustering
16 18 (1.15%) Mobile App
17 17 (1.09%) Cloud Native
17 17 (1.09%) Replication
18 13 (0.83%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 401 (25.72%) Windows
2 258 (16.55%) Linux
3 236 (15.14%) Windows Server
4 106 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 62 (3.98%) Windows 10
7 44 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 36 (2.31%) CentOS
9 33 (2.12%) Unix
10 31 (1.99%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.80%) Ubuntu
12 17 (1.09%) Android
13 14 (0.90%) VMS
14 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
15 9 (0.58%) Mac OS
15 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.51%) Debian
17 6 (0.38%) Windows 8
18 4 (0.26%) Solaris
19 3 (0.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (35.79%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (25.59%) DevOps
3 285 (18.28%) MVC
4 247 (15.84%) Microservices
5 227 (14.56%) Scrum
6 204 (13.09%) TDD
7 174 (11.16%) Continuous Integration
8 167 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 140 (8.98%) Test Automation
10 137 (8.79%) Problem-Solving
11 129 (8.27%) Analytics
12 128 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
13 124 (7.95%) SOLID
14 122 (7.83%) Migration
15 120 (7.70%) Configuration Management
15 120 (7.70%) Software Engineering
16 117 (7.50%) OO
17 109 (6.99%) SOA
18 104 (6.67%) Machine Learning
19 101 (6.48%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 619 (39.70%) C#
2 501 (32.14%) SQL
3 395 (25.34%) JavaScript
4 227 (14.56%) Python
5 220 (14.11%) PowerShell
6 181 (11.61%) T-SQL
7 155 (9.94%) Java
8 72 (4.62%) Ruby
9 70 (4.49%) Bash Shell
10 37 (2.37%) C
11 35 (2.25%) Scala
12 34 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 30 (1.92%) C++
13 30 (1.92%) ES6
14 26 (1.67%) Perl
15 23 (1.48%) Go
15 23 (1.48%) PHP
16 22 (1.41%) Solidity
17 18 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 18 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (11.35%) Degree
2 60 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 58 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.31%) MCSE
5 22 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.35%) CISSP
6 21 (1.35%) MCSA
7 17 (1.09%) MCITP
8 13 (0.83%) CCNA
9 11 (0.71%) CCNP
10 10 (0.64%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.51%) CCIE
11 8 (0.51%) MCTS
11 8 (0.51%) Security Cleared
12 7 (0.45%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.45%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 7 (0.45%) PhD
13 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (0.38%) SC Cleared
14 5 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.27%) QA
2 25 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.48%) SLA
4 18 (1.15%) GDPR
5 13 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) MiFID
9 1 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.064%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.064%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.064%) PMO
9 1 (0.064%) RMADS
System Software
1 332 (21.30%) Active Directory
2 217 (13.92%) Docker
3 146 (9.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 137 (8.79%) Hyper-V
5 48 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (2.37%) XenApp
7 22 (1.41%) XenDesktop
8 17 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.71%) vSphere
9 11 (0.71%) XenServer
10 10 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.58%) Virtual Desktop
12 8 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.38%) HDFS
14 4 (0.26%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.26%) VirtualBox
15 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 207 (13.28%) Ansible
2 171 (10.97%) Puppet
3 146 (9.36%) Opscode Chef
4 144 (9.24%) Kubernetes
5 87 (5.58%) Terraform
6 62 (3.98%) SCCM
7 49 (3.14%) Salt
8 41 (2.63%) SCOM
9 22 (1.41%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (1.15%) Docker Swarm
12 14 (0.90%) Backup Exec
12 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (0.83%) Nagios
14 11 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
14 11 (0.71%) WSUS
15 10 (0.64%) Grafana
15 10 (0.64%) Kibana
15 10 (0.64%) Oozie
16 8 (0.51%) Rancher
Vendors
1 543 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 211 (13.53%) VMware
3 155 (9.94%) Google
4 110 (7.06%) Citrix
5 81 (5.20%) Oracle
6 75 (4.81%) Red Hat
7 64 (4.11%) Cisco
8 62 (3.98%) Nintex
9 31 (1.99%) Splunk
10 28 (1.80%) NetApp
11 26 (1.67%) HP
12 19 (1.22%) EMC
12 19 (1.22%) SAP
13 18 (1.15%) EqualLogic
13 18 (1.15%) IBM
13 18 (1.15%) Tableau
14 17 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
15 14 (0.90%) Apple
15 14 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 14 (0.90%) McAfee