Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London > Central London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 31 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +68 +157
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,496 787 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.60% 6.31% 3.23%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.71% 33.22% 22.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 701 483
Central London median annual salary £65,250 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £82,500
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 3,675 2,369 2,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.03% 18.98% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,280 2,133 2,112
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,225 £32,500 £32,275
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +23 1,183 £67,500 +8.00% 203
West End of London +4 50 £64,500 +12.17% 40
City of Westminster +17 18 £55,000 -38.89% 2
Camden 0 18 £42,500 -34.62%
Southwark -13 8 £45,000 +66.67%
Kensington and Chelsea -4 1 £58,500 +30.00%
Lambeth - 1 £45,000 -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 676 (45.19%) Amazon AWS
2 583 (38.97%) C#
3 572 (38.24%) Microsoft
4 522 (34.89%) SQL
5 501 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
6 500 (33.42%) .NET
7 430 (28.74%) SQL Server
8 409 (27.34%) Finance
9 375 (25.07%) Windows
10 354 (23.66%) DevOps
11 316 (21.12%) JavaScript
12 306 (20.45%) Active Directory
13 286 (19.12%) MVC
14 273 (18.25%) Linux
15 234 (15.64%) PowerShell
16 229 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
17 224 (14.97%) Python
18 218 (14.57%) Office 365
19 217 (14.51%) Microservices
20 204 (13.64%) ASP.NET
21 203 (13.57%) AngularJS
21 203 (13.57%) Docker
22 200 (13.37%) CSS
22 200 (13.37%) Web Services
22 200 (13.37%) TDD
23 198 (13.24%) Windows Server
24 195 (13.03%) VMware
25 188 (12.57%) Degree
26 185 (12.37%) Scrum
27 181 (12.10%) Ansible

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
1 105 (7.02%) SharePoint
2 100 (6.68%) MS Exchange
3 52 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 44 (2.94%) IIS
6 38 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 36 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 35 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
9 28 (1.87%) Ethereum
10 27 (1.80%) Skype for Business
11 22 (1.47%) CMS
12 21 (1.40%) Tomcat
13 20 (1.34%) Confluence
14 19 (1.27%) Apache
15 15 (1.00%) Umbraco
15 15 (1.00%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.74%) Cloud Foundry
16 11 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
17 10 (0.67%) WebLogic
18 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 68 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.067%) HipChat
5 1 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.067%) Stata
Business Applications
1 65 (4.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.34%) Distributed Ledger
3 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.067%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.067%) Magento
5 1 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.067%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.067%) Tradar
5 1 (0.067%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 676 (45.19%) Amazon AWS
2 218 (14.57%) Office 365
3 145 (9.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 128 (8.56%) PaaS
5 113 (7.55%) IaaS
6 92 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
7 82 (5.48%) SaaS
8 56 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
9 53 (3.54%) Azure Data Factory
10 40 (2.67%) GitHub
11 39 (2.61%) Serverless
12 25 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
13 24 (1.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (1.34%) Azure Machine Learning
15 16 (1.07%) Mimecast
15 16 (1.07%) OneDrive
15 16 (1.07%) OpenShift
16 15 (1.00%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
16 15 (1.00%) IBM Cloud
17 11 (0.74%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 163 (10.90%) Firewall
2 152 (10.16%) DNS
3 84 (5.61%) DHCP
4 76 (5.08%) VPN
5 64 (4.28%) SAN
6 59 (3.94%) WAN
7 52 (3.48%) LAN
8 51 (3.41%) TCP/IP
9 41 (2.74%) Network Security
10 31 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (1.94%) Skype
12 26 (1.74%) Unified Communications
13 23 (1.54%) HTTP
14 22 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (1.47%) MPLS
15 21 (1.40%) NetScaler
15 21 (1.40%) VLAN
15 21 (1.40%) WLAN
16 20 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (1.27%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 430 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 156 (10.43%) NoSQL
3 125 (8.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 102 (6.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 102 (6.82%) Big Data
5 98 (6.55%) MongoDB
6 96 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 88 (5.88%) Power BI
8 87 (5.82%) Data Lake
8 87 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
9 81 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 79 (5.28%) MySQL
11 65 (4.34%) Redis
12 61 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
13 55 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
14 54 (3.61%) Cosmos DB
15 50 (3.34%) Blockchain
15 50 (3.34%) Relational Database
16 49 (3.28%) Hadoop
17 41 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 179 (11.97%) Git (software)
2 122 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 118 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 89 (5.95%) Visual Studio Team System
5 83 (5.55%) Visual Studio
6 61 (4.08%) TeamCity
7 38 (2.54%) JIRA
8 36 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
9 35 (2.34%) MSBuild
10 33 (2.21%) Subversion
11 29 (1.94%) NUnit
12 20 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 20 (1.34%) Selenium
13 19 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
14 18 (1.20%) CruiseControl
15 17 (1.14%) gulp
15 17 (1.14%) Maven
16 15 (1.00%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.94%) Grunt
17 14 (0.94%) Moq
General
1 409 (27.34%) Finance
2 108 (7.22%) Banking
3 75 (5.01%) Law
4 71 (4.75%) Marketing
5 59 (3.94%) Retail
6 47 (3.14%) Advertising
7 33 (2.21%) Games
7 33 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 30 (2.01%) Legal
9 17 (1.14%) Front Office
10 12 (0.80%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 10 (0.67%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.60%) Back Office
13 8 (0.53%) Publishing
14 3 (0.20%) Automotive
15 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.067%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.067%) International Banking
16 1 (0.067%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 489 (32.69%) Developer
2 222 (14.84%) .NET Developer
3 210 (14.04%) Architect
4 167 (11.16%) C# Developer
5 137 (9.16%) Senior Developer
6 126 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 118 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
8 117 (7.82%) Consultant
9 100 (6.68%) C# .NET Developer
9 100 (6.68%) Solutions Architect
10 76 (5.08%) Analyst
11 74 (4.95%) Senior .NET Developer
12 68 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
13 67 (4.48%) Azure Engineer
14 66 (4.41%) Azure Developer
15 58 (3.88%) Administrator
16 57 (3.81%) Cloud Engineer
17 49 (3.28%) SQL Developer
18 48 (3.21%) Systems Administrator
19 46 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (33.42%) .NET
2 229 (15.31%) ASP.NET Web API
3 204 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 203 (13.57%) AngularJS
5 200 (13.37%) CSS
5 200 (13.37%) Web Services
6 165 (11.03%) .NET Core
7 152 (10.16%) HTML
8 146 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 145 (9.69%) React
10 140 (9.36%) jQuery
11 101 (6.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 92 (6.15%) .NET Framework
13 85 (5.68%) Entity Framework
14 81 (5.41%) Node.js
15 75 (5.01%) WCF
16 70 (4.68%) REST
17 69 (4.61%) RESTful
18 55 (3.68%) JSON
19 53 (3.54%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (8.22%) Greenfield Project
3 120 (8.02%) Computer Science
4 96 (6.42%) Data Centre
5 86 (5.75%) Fintech
6 62 (4.14%) Public Cloud
7 58 (3.88%) N-Tier
8 52 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
9 44 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
11 35 (2.34%) Management Information System
12 29 (1.94%) Bitcoin
13 26 (1.74%) User Experience
14 20 (1.34%) Clustering
14 20 (1.34%) PKI
15 19 (1.27%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.14%) Algorithms
16 17 (1.14%) Private Cloud
17 15 (1.00%) Blog
17 15 (1.00%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 375 (25.07%) Windows
2 273 (18.25%) Linux
3 198 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 92 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 68 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (2.81%) CentOS
7 38 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 38 (2.54%) Unix
7 38 (2.54%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.07%) VMS
9 29 (1.94%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.80%) Android
11 9 (0.60%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.47%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.27%) Solaris
14 3 (0.20%) AIX
14 3 (0.20%) HPUX
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 501 (33.49%) Agile Software Development
2 354 (23.66%) DevOps
3 286 (19.12%) MVC
4 217 (14.51%) Microservices
5 200 (13.37%) TDD
6 185 (12.37%) Scrum
7 164 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 151 (10.09%) Continuous Integration
9 140 (9.36%) Migration
10 137 (9.16%) Problem-Solving
11 136 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 131 (8.76%) Analytics
13 123 (8.22%) Test Automation
14 119 (7.95%) Software Engineering
15 117 (7.82%) Configuration Management
16 106 (7.09%) SOLID
17 103 (6.89%) Machine Learning
18 98 (6.55%) OO
18 98 (6.55%) SOA
19 88 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 583 (38.97%) C#
2 522 (34.89%) SQL
3 316 (21.12%) JavaScript
4 234 (15.64%) PowerShell
5 224 (14.97%) Python
6 152 (10.16%) T-SQL
7 130 (8.69%) Java
8 79 (5.28%) Ruby
9 63 (4.21%) Bash Shell
10 43 (2.87%) ES6
11 32 (2.14%) C
11 32 (2.14%) Scala
12 29 (1.94%) C++
12 29 (1.94%) Solidity
13 27 (1.80%) Perl
14 26 (1.74%) TypeScript
15 25 (1.67%) Go
16 24 (1.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 22 (1.47%) PHP
18 19 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 188 (12.57%) Degree
2 67 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 45 (3.01%) MCSE
5 32 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (1.80%) MCITP
7 24 (1.60%) MCSA
8 20 (1.34%) CISSP
9 19 (1.27%) CCNP
10 16 (1.07%) CCIE
10 16 (1.07%) CCNA
10 16 (1.07%) MCTS
11 12 (0.80%) Security Cleared
12 10 (0.67%) Master's Degree
13 9 (0.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 8 (0.53%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
16 5 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.81%) GCP
2 53 (3.54%) QA
3 29 (1.94%) SLA
4 27 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.00%) GDPR
6 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.27%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.13%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.067%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.067%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.067%) MiFID
9 1 (0.067%) PMO
9 1 (0.067%) RMADS
System Software
1 306 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 203 (13.57%) Docker
3 130 (8.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 95 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 62 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
6 47 (3.14%) XenApp
7 30 (2.01%) XenDesktop
8 22 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.14%) vSphere
10 12 (0.80%) XenServer
11 8 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.27%) HDFS
14 4 (0.27%) KVM
14 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.20%) QEMU
15 3 (0.20%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 181 (12.10%) Ansible
2 142 (9.49%) Opscode Chef
3 141 (9.43%) Puppet
4 136 (9.09%) Kubernetes
5 95 (6.35%) Terraform
6 65 (4.34%) SCCM
7 46 (3.07%) Salt
8 30 (2.01%) SCOM
9 19 (1.27%) Prometheus
10 18 (1.20%) Docker Swarm
10 18 (1.20%) Failover Clustering
11 17 (1.14%) Nagios
11 17 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
12 15 (1.00%) WSUS
13 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
14 10 (0.67%) Backup Exec
15 8 (0.53%) Grafana
15 8 (0.53%) Kibana
15 8 (0.53%) Oozie
15 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 572 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 195 (13.03%) VMware
3 152 (10.16%) Google
4 124 (8.29%) Citrix
5 80 (5.35%) Cisco
6 75 (5.01%) Oracle
7 61 (4.08%) Red Hat
8 52 (3.48%) Nintex
9 35 (2.34%) Splunk
10 32 (2.14%) NetApp
11 31 (2.07%) Tableau
12 22 (1.47%) CheckPoint
13 20 (1.34%) HP
13 20 (1.34%) IBM
14 19 (1.27%) F5
15 18 (1.20%) EMC
15 18 (1.20%) New Relic
16 17 (1.14%) EqualLogic
16 17 (1.14%) Juniper
17 16 (1.07%) Sitecore