Period
to 4 December 2020

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 251 322
Rank change year-on-year +124 +71 -52
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 82 78 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.98% 0.78% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.13% 0.82% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 79 27
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
10th Percentile £50,000 £37,500 £52,250
90th Percentile £79,925 £91,750 £84,250
Central London median annual salary £63,750 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.93% +12.00% +4.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 3,855 9,532 10,704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 95.45% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,367 8,262 9,584
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £96,250 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) Azure
2 50 (60.98%) DevOps
3 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
4 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
5 27 (32.93%) Terraform
6 25 (30.49%) AWS
7 24 (29.27%) C#
7 24 (29.27%) Finance
8 23 (28.05%) Kubernetes
9 19 (23.17%) Windows
9 19 (23.17%) Python
10 17 (20.73%) SQL
10 17 (20.73%) Docker
11 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
11 16 (19.51%) Linux
11 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
12 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure as Code
12 15 (18.29%) Cisco
12 15 (18.29%) WAN
12 15 (18.29%) .NET
12 15 (18.29%) Firewall
12 15 (18.29%) Office 365
12 15 (18.29%) IaaS
13 14 (17.07%) LAN
13 14 (17.07%) VPN
13 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 13 (15.85%) VMware
14 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (15.85%) SaaS
14 13 (15.85%) Network Security

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 3 (3.66%) IIS
1 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 82 (100.00%) Azure
2 25 (30.49%) AWS
3 15 (18.29%) IaaS
3 15 (18.29%) Office 365
4 13 (15.85%) SaaS
5 12 (14.63%) PaaS
6 10 (12.20%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 9 (10.98%) Azure Data Factory
8 5 (6.10%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (6.10%) Serverless
9 4 (4.88%) Azure Functions
9 4 (4.88%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (3.66%) Datadog
11 2 (2.44%) OneDrive
12 1 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (1.22%) GCP
12 1 (1.22%) Logic Apps
12 1 (1.22%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.29%) Firewall
1 15 (18.29%) WAN
2 14 (17.07%) LAN
2 14 (17.07%) VPN
3 13 (15.85%) Network Security
4 10 (12.20%) PBX
5 6 (7.32%) SAN
6 4 (4.88%) DNS
7 2 (2.44%) DHCP
7 2 (2.44%) HTTP
7 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.44%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.44%) SSL
8 1 (1.22%) BGP
8 1 (1.22%) MPLS
8 1 (1.22%) OSPF
8 1 (1.22%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.22%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) Data Lake
2 8 (9.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server
4 6 (7.32%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 6 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.88%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.88%) OLAP
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.66%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
8 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.22%) Big Data
9 1 (1.22%) HBase
9 1 (1.22%) Redis
9 1 (1.22%) Snowflake Schema
9 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 10 (12.20%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.66%) Selenium
3 3 (3.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
4 2 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.44%) GitLab
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.44%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) JIRA
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.22%) Protractor
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.22%) xUnit.net
General
1 24 (29.27%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Games
2 6 (7.32%) Retail
3 4 (4.88%) Retail Banking
4 2 (2.44%) Advertising
4 2 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.22%) Publishing
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Core
2 3 (3.66%) LDAP
2 3 (3.66%) Node.js
2 3 (3.66%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.44%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.44%) JSON
3 2 (2.44%) Kafka
3 2 (2.44%) OAuth
3 2 (2.44%) React
3 2 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.44%) SAML
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) RESTful
4 1 (1.22%) Spring
4 1 (1.22%) Spring Boot
4 1 (1.22%) XML
4 1 (1.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.22%) Blog
5 1 (1.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.17%) Windows
2 16 (19.51%) Linux
3 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.44%) Debian
9 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) Test Automation
3 15 (18.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 14 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.20%) Network Virtualisation
7 9 (10.98%) Fintech
7 9 (10.98%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (9.76%) ETL
8 8 (9.76%) Load Balancing
9 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.54%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.32%) Investment Management
10 6 (7.32%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.32%) Microservices
10 6 (7.32%) Migration
10 6 (7.32%) SDLC
10 6 (7.32%) Statistics
10 6 (7.32%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) PowerShell
2 24 (29.27%) C#
3 19 (23.17%) Python
4 17 (20.73%) SQL
5 9 (10.98%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 4 (4.88%) Ruby
8 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.22%) C++
9 1 (1.22%) Perl
9 1 (1.22%) PHP
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (14.63%) CCNA
1 12 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.22%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.22%) CCMSE
4 1 (1.22%) CCNP
4 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.22%) MCP
4 1 (1.22%) RHCE
4 1 (1.22%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.73%) Docker
2 16 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.22%) HDFS
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) Terraform
2 23 (28.05%) Kubernetes
3 9 (10.98%) Control-M
4 8 (9.76%) Ansible
5 6 (7.32%) SCCM
5 6 (7.32%) WSUS
6 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (6.10%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (6.10%) Puppet
7 3 (3.66%) Grafana
7 3 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.44%) Nagios
9 1 (1.22%) Ambari
9 1 (1.22%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.22%) Istio
9 1 (1.22%) Oozie
9 1 (1.22%) SCOM
9 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
9 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) Cisco
3 13 (15.85%) VMware
4 12 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 11 (13.41%) Meraki
6 10 (12.20%) Netskope
6 10 (12.20%) Zscaler
7 9 (10.98%) Blue Coat
7 9 (10.98%) Databricks
8 6 (7.32%) IBM
9 4 (4.88%) New Relic
9 4 (4.88%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.66%) Veeam
11 2 (2.44%) Citrix
11 2 (2.44%) HP
12 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
12 1 (1.22%) EMC
12 1 (1.22%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.22%) Red Hat