Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 37
Rank change year-on-year +7 +22 +61
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,644 1,207 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.23% 11.00% 6.01%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.66% 40.93% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,539 1,076 529
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £43,500 £42,375 £41,900
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £61,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +1.67%

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 the City of London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,043 2,949 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.92% 26.88% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,699 2,627 1,790
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the City of London

Azure
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in the City of London.

Salary trend for Azure in the City of London

Azure
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in the City of London

Azure
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 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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 +5 16 £55,000 -8.33%
Moorgate 0 5 £60,000 -11.11%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Azure.

1 784 (47.69%) AWS
2 620 (37.71%) DevOps
3 592 (36.01%) SQL
4 566 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
5 555 (33.76%) Microsoft
6 465 (28.28%) C#
7 444 (27.01%) SQL Server
8 423 (25.73%) .NET
9 414 (25.18%) Finance
10 347 (21.11%) Windows
11 341 (20.74%) Python
12 275 (16.73%) Microservices
13 266 (16.18%) JavaScript
14 255 (15.51%) GCP
15 243 (14.78%) Docker
16 240 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
17 237 (14.42%) Office 365
18 233 (14.17%) Kubernetes
19 231 (14.05%) Active Directory
20 227 (13.81%) .NET Core
21 226 (13.75%) Power Platform
22 225 (13.69%) Power BI
23 221 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
24 207 (12.59%) AngularJS
25 204 (12.41%) PowerShell
26 203 (12.35%) Analytics
27 198 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
28 197 (11.98%) Scrum
29 194 (11.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
30 181 (11.01%) Terraform

Azure
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
1 137 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 49 (2.98%) Apache Spark
3 40 (2.43%) Confluence
4 39 (2.37%) MS Exchange
5 36 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (1.76%) OpenStack
7 24 (1.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 21 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (1.28%) IIS
9 18 (1.09%) Apache
10 17 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.67%) WebSphere
12 10 (0.61%) CMS
13 9 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
14 8 (0.49%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.43%) Headless CMS
16 6 (0.36%) nginx
16 6 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (2.98%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.73%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.30%) Magento
3 5 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.30%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.061%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.061%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 784 (47.69%) AWS
2 255 (15.51%) GCP
3 237 (14.42%) Office 365
4 226 (13.75%) Power Platform
5 112 (6.81%) IaaS
6 99 (6.02%) PaaS
7 96 (5.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 93 (5.66%) SaaS
9 88 (5.35%) Azure Data Factory
10 43 (2.62%) GitHub
11 37 (2.25%) Serverless
12 28 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
12 28 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (1.46%) Azure Functions
14 15 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.91%) OpenShift
15 14 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
16 12 (0.73%) G Suite
17 9 (0.55%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 90 (5.47%) Firewall
2 82 (4.99%) DNS
3 46 (2.80%) DHCP
4 43 (2.62%) WAN
5 35 (2.13%) LAN
6 29 (1.76%) Skype
7 28 (1.70%) TCP/IP
8 27 (1.64%) VPN
9 25 (1.52%) Network Security
10 23 (1.40%) Internet
11 21 (1.28%) SAN
11 21 (1.28%) VoIP
12 20 (1.22%) Wireless
13 14 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
14 12 (0.73%) SSL
15 10 (0.61%) HTTP
15 10 (0.61%) NetScaler
16 8 (0.49%) Unified Communications
17 7 (0.43%) iSCSI
17 7 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 444 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 225 (13.69%) Power BI
3 221 (13.44%) Data Warehouse
4 198 (12.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 194 (11.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 138 (8.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 124 (7.54%) Big Data
8 116 (7.06%) Data Lake
9 113 (6.87%) NoSQL
10 106 (6.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 95 (5.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 66 (4.01%) Hadoop
13 56 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
14 53 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (3.10%) Relational Database
16 48 (2.92%) MongoDB
17 47 (2.86%) MySQL
18 21 (1.28%) Apache Hive
19 20 (1.22%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 20 (1.22%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 114 (6.93%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.96%) Jenkins
3 68 (4.14%) JIRA
4 63 (3.83%) Selenium
5 62 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
6 56 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 49 (2.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 49 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (2.80%) Visual Studio
9 38 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 36 (2.19%) Bitbucket
11 16 (0.97%) Maven
12 13 (0.79%) ERwin
12 13 (0.79%) WebDriver
13 12 (0.73%) Cucumber
13 12 (0.73%) ER Studio
13 12 (0.73%) NUnit
13 12 (0.73%) PowerDesigner
14 9 (0.55%) PyCharm
14 9 (0.55%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 414 (25.18%) Finance
2 53 (3.22%) Banking
3 52 (3.16%) Law
4 48 (2.92%) Marketing
5 32 (1.95%) Telecoms
6 31 (1.89%) Advertising
7 29 (1.76%) Retail
8 28 (1.70%) Games
9 20 (1.22%) Front Office
10 16 (0.97%) Legal
11 10 (0.61%) Public Sector
12 8 (0.49%) Publishing
13 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.36%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.30%) Back Office
15 4 (0.24%) Local Government
15 4 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.18%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.18%) International Banking
17 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 510 (31.02%) Developer
2 175 (10.64%) .NET Developer
3 172 (10.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 163 (9.91%) Architect
5 136 (8.27%) C# Developer
6 115 (7.00%) Senior Developer
7 113 (6.87%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 108 (6.57%) Azure Developer
9 100 (6.08%) Azure Engineer
10 88 (5.35%) Analyst
11 81 (4.93%) Cloud Engineer
12 80 (4.87%) Azure DevOps
13 69 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 68 (4.14%) AWS Engineer
14 68 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
14 68 (4.14%) SQL Developer
15 63 (3.83%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 60 (3.65%) Consultant
17 57 (3.47%) AWS DevOps
18 50 (3.04%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (25.73%) .NET
2 227 (13.81%) .NET Core
3 207 (12.59%) AngularJS
4 166 (10.10%) React
5 162 (9.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 143 (8.70%) Web Services
7 126 (7.66%) CSS
8 111 (6.75%) HTML
9 105 (6.39%) REST
10 104 (6.33%) ASP.NET
11 74 (4.50%) .NET Framework
12 73 (4.44%) MDX
13 69 (4.20%) jQuery
14 67 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 61 (3.71%) Node.js
16 56 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (2.98%) Entity Framework
18 46 (2.80%) RESTful
19 45 (2.74%) JSON
20 41 (2.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
3 78 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 64 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.10%) Data Centre
6 40 (2.43%) Algorithms
7 39 (2.37%) Reinsurance
8 35 (2.13%) User Experience
9 32 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
10 31 (1.89%) N-Tier
11 27 (1.64%) Cloud Native
12 25 (1.52%) Mobile App
13 22 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
13 22 (1.34%) Private Cloud
14 21 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
14 21 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
16 19 (1.16%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.97%) Social Media
18 13 (0.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 347 (21.11%) Windows
2 168 (10.22%) Windows Server
3 152 (9.25%) Linux
4 79 (4.81%) Windows 10
5 60 (3.65%) Unix
6 57 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (2.31%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (2.07%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.40%) Android
10 17 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 12 (0.73%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.30%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.24%) CentOS
16 2 (0.12%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.061%) DC/OS
17 1 (0.061%) Solaris
17 1 (0.061%) VMS
17 1 (0.061%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 620 (37.71%) DevOps
2 566 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 275 (16.73%) Microservices
4 240 (14.60%) Business Intelligence
5 203 (12.35%) Analytics
6 197 (11.98%) Scrum
7 178 (10.83%) TDD
8 163 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (8.76%) MVC
10 143 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 140 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
12 139 (8.45%) ETL
13 127 (7.73%) Data Modelling
14 124 (7.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 110 (6.69%) Computer Science
16 103 (6.27%) Migration
17 97 (5.90%) ITIL
17 97 (5.90%) Software Engineering
18 94 (5.72%) Data Analytics
19 93 (5.66%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 592 (36.01%) SQL
2 465 (28.28%) C#
3 341 (20.74%) Python
4 266 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 204 (12.41%) PowerShell
6 151 (9.18%) Java
7 150 (9.12%) T-SQL
8 99 (6.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 86 (5.23%) Bash Shell
10 60 (3.65%) R
11 56 (3.41%) Ruby
12 51 (3.10%) TypeScript
13 44 (2.68%) Scala
14 28 (1.70%) C++
15 25 (1.52%) C
16 16 (0.97%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.85%) PHP
17 14 (0.85%) VBA
18 13 (0.79%) Shell Script
19 12 (0.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (9.12%) Degree
2 63 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.52%) CISSP
5 24 (1.46%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 19 (1.16%) PhD
8 14 (0.85%) CISM
8 14 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
9 12 (0.73%) MCSE
10 11 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 10 (0.61%) CCNP
11 10 (0.61%) MCITP
11 10 (0.61%) MCSA
11 10 (0.61%) Security Cleared
12 9 (0.55%) MCTS
12 9 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.43%) CISA
14 7 (0.43%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.08%) QA
2 47 (2.86%) SLA
3 20 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 11 (0.67%) NIST
6 9 (0.55%) GDPR
7 8 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.43%) COBIT
9 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 243 (14.78%) Docker
2 231 (14.05%) Active Directory
3 96 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 93 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (1.58%) XenApp
6 15 (0.91%) vSphere
7 12 (0.73%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.43%) VMware Server
10 7 (0.43%) Xen
11 5 (0.30%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.30%) HDFS
12 4 (0.24%) Firmware
12 4 (0.24%) KVM
12 4 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.24%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 233 (14.17%) Kubernetes
2 181 (11.01%) Terraform
3 128 (7.79%) Ansible
4 96 (5.84%) Puppet
5 71 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
6 52 (3.16%) SCCM
7 22 (1.34%) Prometheus
8 17 (1.03%) Consul
9 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (0.91%) Salt
11 14 (0.85%) Kibana
12 9 (0.55%) Grafana
13 6 (0.36%) SCOM
14 5 (0.30%) Packer
15 4 (0.24%) Istio
15 4 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
15 4 (0.24%) Sysdig
15 4 (0.24%) vCenter Server
15 4 (0.24%) WSUS
15 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 555 (33.76%) Microsoft
2 164 (9.98%) VMware
3 143 (8.70%) Google
4 71 (4.32%) Databricks
5 56 (3.41%) Nintex
6 55 (3.35%) Oracle
7 53 (3.22%) Citrix
8 52 (3.16%) Cisco
9 46 (2.80%) Tableau
10 21 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (1.16%) Veeam
12 18 (1.09%) Palo Alto
13 16 (0.97%) SaltStack
14 14 (0.85%) IBM
14 14 (0.85%) Meraki
15 13 (0.79%) Red Hat
16 12 (0.73%) HP
16 12 (0.73%) Splunk
17 11 (0.67%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.67%) SAP