Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
London > Central London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 26 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 +46 +150
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,500 1,104 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.12% 7.73% 4.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.46% 35.68% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,036 517
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £85,000
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 3,618 3,094 2,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 26.81% 21.66% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3,291 2,792 1,820
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 £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +15 1,242 £65,000 +8.33% 268
City of Westminster +9 31 £80,000 +14.29% 1
West End of London -16 22 £75,000 +36.36% 16
Camden +3 16 £42,500 -24.44%
Southwark +22 6 £60,000 -7.69%
Kensington and Chelsea -10 3 - -
Microsoft Azure
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 655 (43.67%) Amazon AWS
2 556 (37.07%) C#
3 540 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 536 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
5 520 (34.67%) .NET
6 493 (32.87%) SQL
7 428 (28.53%) SQL Server
8 423 (28.20%) DevOps
9 386 (25.73%) JavaScript
10 378 (25.20%) Finance
11 374 (24.93%) Windows
12 315 (21.00%) Active Directory
13 258 (17.20%) Microservices
14 252 (16.80%) Python
15 240 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 239 (15.93%) Docker
16 239 (15.93%) AngularJS
17 238 (15.87%) MVC
18 236 (15.73%) Linux
19 234 (15.60%) Office 365
20 231 (15.40%) Scrum
21 219 (14.60%) Windows Server
22 213 (14.20%) CSS
23 212 (14.13%) Ansible
24 210 (14.00%) .NET Core
25 203 (13.53%) T-SQL
25 203 (13.53%) PowerShell
26 194 (12.93%) VMware
27 183 (12.20%) HTML
27 183 (12.20%) 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
1 126 (8.40%) SharePoint
2 97 (6.47%) MS Exchange
3 53 (3.53%) Apache Spark
4 41 (2.73%) IIS
5 32 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 27 (1.80%) Confluence
6 27 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (1.27%) Umbraco
9 16 (1.07%) Apache
9 16 (1.07%) CMS
9 16 (1.07%) Skype for Business
10 13 (0.87%) Ethereum
10 13 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.67%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
12 9 (0.60%) SAS
13 8 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (4.73%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.13%) Maya
6 1 (0.067%) HipChat
6 1 (0.067%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 65 (4.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.53%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
5 5 (0.33%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.27%) RiskWrite
7 2 (0.13%) Magento
7 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.067%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 655 (43.67%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (15.60%) Office 365
3 173 (11.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 100 (6.67%) PaaS
5 89 (5.93%) SaaS
6 69 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 55 (3.67%) IaaS
8 41 (2.73%) Serverless
9 38 (2.53%) Azure Data Factory
10 36 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
11 33 (2.20%) GitHub
12 24 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (1.40%) OpenShift
14 20 (1.33%) Data Lake Analytics
15 16 (1.07%) Azure Functions
16 13 (0.87%) Azure Machine Learning
17 12 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
18 11 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
19 8 (0.53%) Mimecast
19 8 (0.53%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 139 (9.27%) Firewall
2 94 (6.27%) DNS
3 64 (4.27%) DHCP
3 64 (4.27%) SAN
4 47 (3.13%) LAN
4 47 (3.13%) VPN
5 45 (3.00%) Unified Communications
6 34 (2.27%) TCP/IP
7 33 (2.20%) WAN
8 31 (2.07%) Skype
8 31 (2.07%) VLAN
9 24 (1.60%) Network Security
10 23 (1.53%) VoIP
11 22 (1.47%) Internet
12 20 (1.33%) MPLS
13 18 (1.20%) WLAN
14 14 (0.93%) NetScaler
15 12 (0.80%) PBX
15 12 (0.80%) SSL
15 12 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 428 (28.53%) SQL Server
2 110 (7.33%) NoSQL
3 103 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
4 97 (6.47%) Big Data
5 93 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 89 (5.93%) Power BI
7 76 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 70 (4.67%) MongoDB
9 64 (4.27%) Hadoop
9 64 (4.27%) Relational Database
10 61 (4.07%) Data Lake
10 61 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 55 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
12 54 (3.60%) MySQL
13 50 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 45 (3.00%) Azure SQL Database
15 44 (2.93%) Cosmos DB
16 39 (2.60%) Blockchain
17 36 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
18 34 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 147 (9.80%) Jenkins
2 143 (9.53%) Git (software)
3 101 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 96 (6.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 79 (5.27%) TeamCity
6 68 (4.53%) Octopus Deploy
7 48 (3.20%) JIRA
8 42 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 39 (2.60%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.73%) Maven
11 19 (1.27%) Subversion
12 16 (1.07%) Selenium
13 15 (1.00%) Bitbucket
13 15 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 15 (1.00%) MSBuild
14 13 (0.87%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.87%) Travis CI
15 12 (0.80%) Karma Test Runner
16 11 (0.73%) Gradle
16 11 (0.73%) tSQLt
General
1 378 (25.20%) Finance
2 83 (5.53%) Banking
3 72 (4.80%) Law
4 58 (3.87%) Marketing
5 41 (2.73%) Retail
6 36 (2.40%) Advertising
7 31 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.27%) Games
9 18 (1.20%) Legal
10 12 (0.80%) Front Office
11 11 (0.73%) Automotive
12 8 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.40%) Back Office
15 5 (0.33%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.13%) Publishing
18 1 (0.067%) International Banking
18 1 (0.067%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 497 (33.13%) Developer
2 247 (16.47%) .NET Developer
3 208 (13.87%) Architect
4 175 (11.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 174 (11.60%) C# Developer
6 123 (8.20%) Solutions Architect
7 116 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 113 (7.53%) C# .NET Developer
9 95 (6.33%) Azure Developer
10 91 (6.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 68 (4.53%) Consultant
11 68 (4.53%) Senior .NET Developer
12 66 (4.40%) Analyst
13 50 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
14 49 (3.27%) .NET Architect
15 47 (3.13%) Administrator
16 44 (2.93%) Azure Engineer
17 42 (2.80%) Azure Architect
18 41 (2.73%) Support Engineer
19 40 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 520 (34.67%) .NET
2 240 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 239 (15.93%) AngularJS
4 213 (14.20%) CSS
5 210 (14.00%) .NET Core
6 183 (12.20%) ASP.NET
6 183 (12.20%) HTML
7 172 (11.47%) Web Services
8 153 (10.20%) React
9 121 (8.07%) jQuery
10 118 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 99 (6.60%) .NET Framework
12 87 (5.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 81 (5.40%) REST
14 76 (5.07%) Entity Framework
15 71 (4.73%) JSON
16 64 (4.27%) Kafka
16 64 (4.27%) RESTful
16 64 (4.27%) XML
17 59 (3.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 155 (10.33%) Data Centre
2 133 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
3 119 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 79 (5.27%) Fintech
5 57 (3.80%) N-Tier
6 51 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 47 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 46 (3.07%) Self-Motivation
9 39 (2.60%) Public Cloud
10 26 (1.73%) PKI
11 24 (1.60%) Hedge funds
12 23 (1.53%) User Experience
13 21 (1.40%) Cloud Native
14 20 (1.33%) Microsoft Licensing
15 19 (1.27%) Data Structures
16 18 (1.20%) Mobile App
16 18 (1.20%) Reinsurance
17 17 (1.13%) BYOD
17 17 (1.13%) Clustering
18 16 (1.07%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 374 (24.93%) Windows
2 236 (15.73%) Linux
3 219 (14.60%) Windows Server
4 92 (6.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.40%) Windows 10
7 42 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (2.00%) CentOS
9 26 (1.73%) Ubuntu
10 23 (1.53%) Unix
11 17 (1.13%) Windows 7
12 15 (1.00%) Debian
13 12 (0.80%) Android
14 10 (0.67%) Apple iOS
14 10 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.53%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.47%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.40%) VMS
18 2 (0.13%) MVS
18 2 (0.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (35.73%) Agile Software Development
2 423 (28.20%) DevOps
3 258 (17.20%) Microservices
4 238 (15.87%) MVC
5 231 (15.40%) Scrum
6 180 (12.00%) TDD
7 144 (9.60%) Business Intelligence
8 139 (9.27%) Analytics
9 138 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
10 134 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 131 (8.73%) Configuration Management
12 127 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
12 127 (8.47%) Test Automation
13 123 (8.20%) Software Engineering
14 114 (7.60%) Computer Science
15 109 (7.27%) OO
16 108 (7.20%) Migration
17 105 (7.00%) SOLID
18 103 (6.87%) SOA
19 96 (6.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 556 (37.07%) C#
2 493 (32.87%) SQL
3 386 (25.73%) JavaScript
4 252 (16.80%) Python
5 203 (13.53%) PowerShell
5 203 (13.53%) T-SQL
6 155 (10.33%) Java
7 79 (5.27%) Ruby
8 77 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 49 (3.27%) TypeScript
10 38 (2.53%) Scala
11 29 (1.93%) C++
12 25 (1.67%) Perl
13 23 (1.53%) PHP
14 22 (1.47%) ES6
15 21 (1.40%) Java 8
15 21 (1.40%) R
16 20 (1.33%) C
17 19 (1.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 19 (1.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 126 (8.40%) Degree
2 52 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 43 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 31 (2.07%) MCSE
5 19 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.00%) MCSA
7 14 (0.93%) CCNA
7 14 (0.93%) Security Cleared
8 12 (0.80%) CISSP
9 10 (0.67%) CCNP
10 8 (0.53%) AWS Certification
10 8 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.47%) Master's Degree
11 7 (0.47%) PhD
12 6 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.33%) MCP
13 5 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (0.27%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.27%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.07%) QA
2 25 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.13%) SLA
5 16 (1.07%) GDPR
6 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.33%) PMO
8 3 (0.20%) SSAE 16
9 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.067%) COBIT
10 1 (0.067%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.067%) MiFID
10 1 (0.067%) RMADS
System Software
1 315 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 239 (15.93%) Docker
3 130 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 112 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 32 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (1.67%) XenApp
7 12 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (0.47%) HDFS
9 7 (0.47%) vSphere
9 7 (0.47%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.40%) XenServer
11 5 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.27%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.20%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 212 (14.13%) Ansible
2 169 (11.27%) Kubernetes
3 167 (11.13%) Puppet
4 146 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
5 107 (7.13%) Terraform
6 55 (3.67%) SCCM
7 42 (2.80%) Salt
8 41 (2.73%) SCOM
9 32 (2.13%) Prometheus
10 17 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
11 15 (1.00%) Nagios
12 13 (0.87%) Grafana
12 13 (0.87%) Oozie
13 12 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
14 11 (0.73%) Backup Exec
15 10 (0.67%) Kibana
15 10 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
16 9 (0.60%) Rancher
17 8 (0.53%) SCOrch
17 8 (0.53%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 540 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 194 (12.93%) VMware
3 141 (9.40%) Google
4 82 (5.47%) Oracle
5 76 (5.07%) Citrix
6 69 (4.60%) Red Hat
7 47 (3.13%) Nintex
8 42 (2.80%) Cisco
9 23 (1.53%) HP
9 23 (1.53%) Tableau
10 19 (1.27%) NetApp
10 19 (1.27%) SAP
11 17 (1.13%) Rackspace
12 16 (1.07%) EqualLogic
13 15 (1.00%) IBM
14 14 (0.93%) EMC
15 13 (0.87%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.87%) Palo Alto
15 13 (0.87%) Veeam
16 12 (0.80%) Splunk