Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 121 241
Rank change year-on-year -37 +120 +74
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 88 78 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.50% 2.08% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.22% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 85 64 93
10th Percentile £53,750 £48,250 £39,000
25th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% +9.43%
75th Percentile £82,500 £78,063 £78,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £91,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% -6.90% +20.83%

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 5,461 3,511 9,666
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 93.40% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,856 3,045 8,597
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.84%

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 26 September 2021.

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 26 September 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 88 (100.00%) Azure
2 45 (51.14%) DevOps
3 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
4 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
5 31 (35.23%) Terraform
6 28 (31.82%) SQL
7 27 (30.68%) Windows
7 27 (30.68%) IaaS
8 26 (29.55%) Python
9 22 (25.00%) Windows Server
10 21 (23.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
11 20 (22.73%) Finance
12 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 18 (20.45%) Power BI
13 18 (20.45%) VMware
13 18 (20.45%) Power Platform
14 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (18.18%) PaaS
15 16 (18.18%) Docker
16 15 (17.05%) Ansible
16 15 (17.05%) Kubernetes
17 14 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
17 14 (15.91%) ETL
17 14 (15.91%) AWS
17 14 (15.91%) Social Skills
18 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
18 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse

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 (3.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 88 (100.00%) Azure
2 27 (30.68%) IaaS
3 18 (20.45%) Power Platform
4 16 (18.18%) PaaS
5 14 (15.91%) AWS
5 14 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (13.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 12 (13.64%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (7.95%) Azure Storage
7 7 (7.95%) Serverless
8 6 (6.82%) GCP
8 6 (6.82%) SaaS
9 5 (5.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 5 (5.68%) Azure Logic Apps
9 5 (5.68%) Azure Pipelines
10 3 (3.41%) Azure Key Vault
10 3 (3.41%) GitHub
10 3 (3.41%) Pulumi
11 2 (2.27%) Azure Functions
11 2 (2.27%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
2 5 (5.68%) Network Security
3 4 (4.55%) Firewall
3 4 (4.55%) VPN
4 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.14%) DHCP
5 1 (1.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) Power BI
2 13 (14.77%) Azure SQL Database
2 13 (14.77%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (12.50%) Data Lake
4 6 (6.82%) Delta Lake
4 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.27%) Redis
7 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.14%) QlikView
8 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.14%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 7 (7.95%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (5.68%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.27%) Cypress.io
5 2 (2.27%) Selenium
5 2 (2.27%) Storybook
6 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.14%) Grunt
6 1 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 20 (22.73%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Social Skills
3 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.95%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Banking
7 1 (1.14%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (1.14%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.09%) JSON
2 6 (6.82%) PySpark
3 5 (5.68%) .NET
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.27%) ARM Templates
4 2 (2.27%) Node.js
4 2 (2.27%) React
4 2 (2.27%) Redux
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) YAML
5 1 (1.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.55%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.55%) Replication
3 3 (3.41%) Tandem
4 2 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 22 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.36%) Data ONTAP
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.55%) Linux
6 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.27%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.14%) DevOps
2 21 (23.86%) Infrastructure as Code
3 19 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (15.91%) ETL
6 13 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (14.77%) Analytics
6 13 (14.77%) Data Engineering
7 12 (13.64%) Migration
8 10 (11.36%) Change Management
8 10 (11.36%) Dashboard Development
8 10 (11.36%) Incident Management
8 10 (11.36%) ITSM
8 10 (11.36%) Problem Management
8 10 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (11.36%) Service Management
8 10 (11.36%) SIEM
9 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) PowerShell
2 28 (31.82%) SQL
3 26 (29.55%) Python
4 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.55%) C#
5 4 (4.55%) Cypher
5 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.27%) Java
6 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 1 (1.14%) R
7 1 (1.14%) Scala
7 1 (1.14%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.95%) MCSE
3 5 (5.68%) CCNA
3 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
4 1 (1.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.36%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) NIST
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.18%) Docker
4 8 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.41%) Firmware
6 3 (3.41%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (35.23%) Terraform
2 15 (17.05%) Ansible
2 15 (17.05%) Kubernetes
3 8 (9.09%) PowerCLI
4 6 (6.82%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (5.68%) Puppet
5 5 (5.68%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.41%) vRealize
6 3 (3.41%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (2.27%) Mesos
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (47.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) VMware
3 13 (14.77%) Databricks
3 13 (14.77%) NetApp
4 10 (11.36%) LogicMonitor
4 10 (11.36%) Nimble Storage
4 10 (11.36%) ServiceNow
5 9 (10.23%) HP
6 8 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.95%) Citrix
7 7 (7.95%) Google
8 3 (3.41%) CommVault
8 3 (3.41%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
8 3 (3.41%) Veeam
9 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco
10 1 (1.14%) Dell
10 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.14%) Oracle