Period
to 18 May 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 138 199 279
Rank change year-on-year +61 +80 +21
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 101 72 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.03% 1.00% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 1.05% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 94 67 61
10th Percentile £53,750 £46,500 £45,000
25th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% +4.00%
75th Percentile £89,250 £93,750 £78,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £96,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +4.00%

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 4,628 6,834 9,663
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 94.58% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 6,000 8,669
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +4.48% +3.08% +8.33%

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 18 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the City of London

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 May 2021. 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
London Bridge - 2 £80,000 -
Azure Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Azure
2 61 (60.40%) DevOps
3 40 (39.60%) Kubernetes
4 38 (37.62%) Terraform
5 36 (35.64%) Docker
6 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
7 29 (28.71%) SQL
8 25 (24.75%) Python
8 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
9 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
11 19 (18.81%) Finance
12 18 (17.82%) VMware
12 18 (17.82%) Ansible
12 18 (17.82%) AWS
13 17 (16.83%) Windows
14 16 (15.84%) .NET
14 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (14.85%) C#
15 15 (14.85%) Linux
15 15 (14.85%) Microsoft 365
16 14 (13.86%) Azure Active Directory
16 14 (13.86%) Data Engineering
16 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
16 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 14 (13.86%) Databricks
17 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
18 11 (10.89%) Analytics
18 11 (10.89%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (10.89%) Grafana

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 9 (8.91%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 101 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (17.82%) AWS
3 15 (14.85%) Microsoft 365
4 14 (13.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (9.90%) Datadog
6 9 (8.91%) Azure Data Factory
7 8 (7.92%) IaaS
8 6 (5.94%) Serverless
9 5 (4.95%) Azure Functions
9 5 (4.95%) GCP
10 4 (3.96%) Azure Storage
10 4 (3.96%) PaaS
10 4 (3.96%) Power Platform
11 3 (2.97%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (2.97%) Azure Key Vault
11 3 (2.97%) Azure Stack
11 3 (2.97%) OneDrive
12 2 (1.98%) Azure Logic Apps
12 2 (1.98%) GitHub
12 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) SAN
2 6 (5.94%) Network Security
3 5 (4.95%) DNS
4 4 (3.96%) DHCP
4 4 (3.96%) Firewall
4 4 (3.96%) VPN
5 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.98%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.98%) NAS
7 1 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.99%) LAN
7 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (7.92%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.93%) Data Lake
3 7 (6.93%) Delta Lake
4 4 (3.96%) Neo4j
4 4 (3.96%) Power BI
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.98%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.99%) Big Data
6 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.99%) Redis
6 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (12.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
3 7 (6.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.93%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (2.97%) JIRA
5 2 (1.98%) MLflow
5 2 (1.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.99%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.99%) GitLab
6 1 (0.99%) Grunt
6 1 (0.99%) Selenium
6 1 (0.99%) Storybook
6 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.99%) webpack
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Games
3 6 (5.94%) Retail
4 5 (4.95%) Social Skills
5 4 (3.96%) Legal
6 3 (2.97%) Banking
6 3 (2.97%) Law
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
7 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.98%) Documentation Skills
7 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.99%) Front Office
8 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.84%) .NET
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
2 4 (3.96%) PySpark
3 3 (2.97%) JSON
3 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (0.99%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.99%) React
4 1 (0.99%) Redux
4 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Public Cloud
2 6 (5.94%) Digital Media
3 4 (3.96%) Replication
4 2 (1.98%) Clustering
4 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.99%) Housing Association
5 1 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.99%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.99%) CentOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (60.40%) DevOps
2 24 (23.76%) Infrastructure as Code
3 14 (13.86%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (13.86%) Data Engineering
3 14 (13.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 11 (10.89%) Analytics
5 10 (9.90%) Data Science
5 10 (9.90%) ETL
6 9 (8.91%) Fintech
7 8 (7.92%) Microservices
8 7 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (6.93%) Data Analytics
8 7 (6.93%) Data Pipeline
8 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.93%) Machine Learning
8 7 (6.93%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.93%) OWASP
8 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (5.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.71%) SQL
2 25 (24.75%) PowerShell
2 25 (24.75%) Python
3 15 (14.85%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) Bash Shell
5 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
6 4 (3.96%) Cypher
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) Java
7 3 (2.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.99%) Go
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) CCNA
3 5 (4.95%) MCSE
4 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.98%) CCNP
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.99%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.99%) RHCE
6 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) GDPR
1 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.98%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (0.99%) NIST
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 36 (35.64%) Docker
2 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
3 16 (15.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (5.94%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.98%) Firmware
6 2 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.98%) XenApp
7 1 (0.99%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (39.60%) Kubernetes
2 38 (37.62%) Terraform
3 18 (17.82%) Ansible
4 11 (10.89%) Grafana
5 9 (8.91%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (4.95%) PowerCLI
7 5 (4.95%) Puppet
8 3 (2.97%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.97%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.98%) Kubeflow
9 2 (1.98%) Mesos
9 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.98%) SCDPM
9 2 (1.98%) vRealize
9 2 (1.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.99%) Consul
10 1 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.99%) Graphite
10 1 (0.99%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 33 (32.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.82%) VMware
3 14 (13.86%) Databricks
4 7 (6.93%) HP
5 6 (5.94%) Citrix
5 6 (5.94%) Nimble Storage
6 5 (4.95%) 3PAR
7 3 (2.97%) NetApp
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.98%) Aruba
8 2 (1.98%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco
8 2 (1.98%) CommVault
8 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.98%) Synology
8 2 (1.98%) Veeam
9 1 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.99%) IBM
9 1 (0.99%) Informatica
9 1 (0.99%) SonicWALL