Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 11 20
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +41
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,321 1,342 929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 15.42% 13.01% 8.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.94% 42.71% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,245 1,278 880
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -

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 3,150 3,142 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.77% 30.45% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,718 2,866 2,295
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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 23 £90,000 +33.33%
Moorgate -11 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 531 (40.20%) AWS
2 478 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (34.07%) Microsoft
4 408 (30.89%) .NET
5 405 (30.66%) DevOps
6 400 (30.28%) C#
7 384 (29.07%) SQL
8 329 (24.91%) Finance
9 276 (20.89%) Windows
10 261 (19.76%) SQL Server
11 249 (18.85%) Python
12 220 (16.65%) Office 365
13 210 (15.90%) JavaScript
14 209 (15.82%) PowerShell
15 202 (15.29%) Docker
16 193 (14.61%) Kubernetes
16 193 (14.61%) .NET Core
17 174 (13.17%) Microservices
18 173 (13.10%) GCP
19 171 (12.94%) Active Directory
20 162 (12.26%) MVC
21 153 (11.58%) AngularJS
22 150 (11.36%) Java
23 148 (11.20%) VMware
24 146 (11.05%) React
25 139 (10.52%) Windows Server
26 136 (10.30%) Scrum
27 135 (10.22%) Terraform
28 128 (9.69%) Git (software)
29 127 (9.61%) CSS

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 71 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 57 (4.31%) MS Exchange
3 47 (3.56%) Apache Spark
4 34 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
5 32 (2.42%) Skype for Business
6 25 (1.89%) IIS
7 18 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 16 (1.21%) Confluence
9 14 (1.06%) Apache
10 13 (0.98%) CMS
10 13 (0.98%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.76%) nginx
12 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
13 8 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.53%) SAS
15 6 (0.45%) Headless CMS
15 6 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.45%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.30%) Jupyter
Applications
1 46 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.53%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.076%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.38%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.23%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.15%) Eikon
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.076%) FastStats
5 1 (0.076%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.076%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.076%) Tesseract
5 1 (0.076%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 531 (40.20%) AWS
2 220 (16.65%) Office 365
3 173 (13.10%) GCP
4 103 (7.80%) Power Platform
5 78 (5.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 59 (4.47%) IaaS
6 59 (4.47%) PaaS
7 57 (4.31%) SaaS
8 33 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
9 27 (2.04%) Serverless
10 25 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
11 17 (1.29%) GitHub
12 16 (1.21%) npm
13 13 (0.98%) Azure Functions
14 11 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 9 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
16 9 (0.68%) Datadog
16 9 (0.68%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.27%) Firewall
2 75 (5.68%) DNS
3 47 (3.56%) TCP/IP
4 43 (3.26%) DHCP
5 38 (2.88%) VPN
6 32 (2.42%) Skype
7 31 (2.35%) LAN
7 31 (2.35%) WAN
8 28 (2.12%) SAN
9 26 (1.97%) Network Security
10 23 (1.74%) HTTP
11 20 (1.51%) Internet
12 17 (1.29%) VoIP
13 15 (1.14%) NetScaler
13 15 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (1.06%) Cisco ISE
14 14 (1.06%) VLAN
15 12 (0.91%) MPLS
16 11 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (0.68%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (19.76%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.02%) Data Warehouse
3 99 (7.49%) Power BI
4 95 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 87 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.07%) Big Data
7 61 (4.62%) Azure SQL Database
7 61 (4.62%) Hadoop
8 58 (4.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 49 (3.71%) Relational Database
9 49 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 35 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 32 (2.42%) RDBMS
12 31 (2.35%) Data Lake
13 30 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 27 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
14 27 (2.04%) MongoDB
15 25 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
16 18 (1.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 128 (9.69%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.90%) Jenkins
3 59 (4.47%) JIRA
4 52 (3.94%) TeamCity
5 50 (3.79%) Visual Studio
6 38 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 36 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 32 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (1.97%) SpecFlow
10 24 (1.82%) Selenium
11 18 (1.36%) NUnit
12 17 (1.29%) Bitbucket
12 17 (1.29%) gulp
13 16 (1.21%) Maven
13 16 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.91%) Artifactory
16 12 (0.91%) Jasmine
16 12 (0.91%) MSTest
General
1 329 (24.91%) Finance
2 50 (3.79%) Banking
3 44 (3.33%) Law
4 42 (3.18%) Retail
5 37 (2.80%) Legal
6 35 (2.65%) Marketing
7 19 (1.44%) Investment Banking
8 17 (1.29%) Public Sector
9 15 (1.14%) Back Office
10 14 (1.06%) Games
11 11 (0.83%) Front Office
12 9 (0.68%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.61%) Housing Association
14 7 (0.53%) Advertising
14 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.30%) Billing
16 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
17 2 (0.15%) German Language
17 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 392 (29.67%) Developer
2 193 (14.61%) .NET Developer
3 161 (12.19%) Architect
4 117 (8.86%) Analyst
4 117 (8.86%) DevOps Engineer
5 104 (7.87%) C# Developer
6 93 (7.04%) Senior Developer
7 71 (5.37%) Azure Engineer
8 70 (5.30%) Azure Developer
9 62 (4.69%) C# .NET Developer
10 58 (4.39%) Consultant
11 55 (4.16%) Full Stack Developer
11 55 (4.16%) Solutions Architect
12 54 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 53 (4.01%) Data Engineer
14 52 (3.94%) Azure Architect
14 52 (3.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 50 (3.79%) Administrator
16 48 (3.63%) Senior .NET Developer
17 40 (3.03%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (30.89%) .NET
2 193 (14.61%) .NET Core
3 153 (11.58%) AngularJS
4 146 (11.05%) React
5 127 (9.61%) CSS
6 123 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
6 123 (9.31%) HTML
7 115 (8.71%) ASP.NET
8 85 (6.43%) .NET Framework
9 84 (6.36%) REST
10 74 (5.60%) Node.js
11 62 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 61 (4.62%) Web Services
13 52 (3.94%) RESTful
14 41 (3.10%) Kafka
15 40 (3.03%) HTML5
16 36 (2.73%) jQuery
17 34 (2.57%) Entity Framework
18 28 (2.12%) ASP.NET Core
19 27 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (5.53%) Greenfield Project
2 64 (4.84%) Public Cloud
3 55 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
4 53 (4.01%) Data Centre
5 49 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 46 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (2.88%) Cloud Native
8 26 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
9 24 (1.82%) User Experience
10 22 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (1.29%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.29%) Hedge funds
12 14 (1.06%) Reinsurance
13 13 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 13 (0.98%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.91%) N-Tier
15 11 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 10 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 9 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 276 (20.89%) Windows
2 139 (10.52%) Windows Server
3 121 (9.16%) Linux
4 65 (4.92%) Windows 10
5 44 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.73%) Unix
7 34 (2.57%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.21%) Windows 7
10 15 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.98%) Android
11 13 (0.98%) CentOS
12 11 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
13 6 (0.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.45%) VMS
14 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (36.18%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (30.66%) DevOps
3 174 (13.17%) Microservices
4 162 (12.26%) MVC
5 136 (10.30%) Scrum
6 121 (9.16%) TDD
7 119 (9.01%) Test Automation
8 116 (8.78%) Business Intelligence
9 115 (8.71%) Fintech
10 114 (8.63%) Continuous Integration
10 114 (8.63%) Migration
11 92 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
12 90 (6.81%) Analytics
13 89 (6.74%) Software Engineering
14 82 (6.21%) ETL
14 82 (6.21%) Project Delivery
15 81 (6.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 79 (5.98%) Information Security
17 78 (5.90%) Mentoring
18 75 (5.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 400 (30.28%) C#
2 384 (29.07%) SQL
3 249 (18.85%) Python
4 210 (15.90%) JavaScript
5 209 (15.82%) PowerShell
6 150 (11.36%) Java
7 98 (7.42%) TypeScript
8 81 (6.13%) Bash Shell
9 77 (5.83%) T-SQL
10 44 (3.33%) Scala
11 34 (2.57%) Ruby
12 30 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 25 (1.89%) R
14 23 (1.74%) ES6
15 19 (1.44%) F#
15 19 (1.44%) Kotlin
15 19 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 18 (1.36%) PHP
17 14 (1.06%) C
18 11 (0.83%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 101 (7.65%) Degree
2 58 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (4.31%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.42%) MCSA
6 31 (2.35%) CISSP
7 27 (2.04%) CCNA
7 27 (2.04%) MCSE
8 22 (1.67%) CEH
9 18 (1.36%) MCITP
10 17 (1.29%) CISM
11 14 (1.06%) CCNP
11 14 (1.06%) OSCP
12 12 (0.91%) CCSP
12 12 (0.91%) GWAPT
12 12 (0.91%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 9 (0.68%) CISA
15 8 (0.61%) CCIE
15 8 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.48%) QA
2 45 (3.41%) SLA
3 36 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (2.50%) GDPR
5 26 (1.97%) NIST
6 17 (1.29%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.15%) NCSC
10 1 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.076%) EMIR
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.076%) MiFID
System Software
1 202 (15.29%) Docker
2 171 (12.94%) Active Directory
3 83 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 55 (4.16%) Hyper-V
5 19 (1.44%) XenApp
6 16 (1.21%) XenDesktop
7 15 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (0.98%) vSphere
9 11 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (0.53%) KVM
10 7 (0.53%) Xen
11 5 (0.38%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.38%) HDFS
12 4 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.076%) vCloud
14 1 (0.076%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 193 (14.61%) Kubernetes
2 135 (10.22%) Terraform
3 127 (9.61%) Ansible
4 55 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
5 53 (4.01%) SCCM
6 52 (3.94%) Puppet
7 38 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (1.51%) Kibana
9 16 (1.21%) Grafana
10 11 (0.83%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.68%) SCOM
12 7 (0.53%) Istio
12 7 (0.53%) Packer
13 6 (0.45%) Graphite
13 6 (0.45%) NetBackup
14 5 (0.38%) Consul
14 5 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.38%) Matomo
14 5 (0.38%) Salt
14 5 (0.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 450 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 148 (11.20%) VMware
3 78 (5.90%) Google
4 63 (4.77%) Cisco
5 57 (4.31%) Citrix
6 48 (3.63%) Oracle
7 27 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 24 (1.82%) Informatica
9 23 (1.74%) F5
10 21 (1.59%) CheckPoint
11 19 (1.44%) Meraki
12 18 (1.36%) Tableau
13 12 (0.91%) HP
14 11 (0.83%) Atlassian
14 11 (0.83%) Cloudera
14 11 (0.83%) Juniper
14 11 (0.83%) SnapLogic
15 10 (0.76%) CyberArk
15 10 (0.76%) SolarWinds
15 10 (0.76%) Veeam