Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 8 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Azure 936 1,594 1,268
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 23.23% 15.95% 11.44%
As % of the Cloud Services category 50.65% 41.32% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 894 1,536 1,214
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £66,875
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.67% +11.46%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £69,250 £67,500 £65,500
% change year-on-year +2.59% +3.05% +13.38%

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 1,848 3,858 3,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.86% 38.61% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,624 3,419 2,721
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,760 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Moorgate - 1 £76,000 -
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 397 (42.41%) AWS
2 364 (38.89%) DevOps
3 319 (34.08%) Microsoft
4 307 (32.80%) SQL
5 283 (30.24%) Finance
6 276 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (26.50%) .NET
8 245 (26.18%) C#
9 187 (19.98%) Microservices
10 178 (19.02%) JavaScript
10 178 (19.02%) Python
11 176 (18.80%) SQL Server
12 170 (18.16%) Terraform
13 149 (15.92%) .NET Core
14 146 (15.60%) Windows
15 143 (15.28%) CSS
15 143 (15.28%) PowerShell
16 141 (15.06%) Kubernetes
16 141 (15.06%) Office 365
17 138 (14.74%) Docker
17 138 (14.74%) Degree
18 135 (14.42%) GCP
19 133 (14.21%) Test Automation
20 124 (13.25%) Active Directory
21 119 (12.71%) Power Platform
22 112 (11.97%) PaaS
23 110 (11.75%) Git (software)
24 108 (11.54%) React
25 107 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
26 105 (11.22%) Ansible

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 87 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 45 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.46%) SAS
4 19 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.71%) Confluence
6 15 (1.60%) Apache
7 12 (1.28%) IIS
8 11 (1.18%) MS Exchange
9 10 (1.07%) Skype for Business
10 7 (0.75%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.64%) CMS
12 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (0.43%) nginx
14 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.21%) EPiServer
15 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
16 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
16 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.11%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 51 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.71%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.43%) Actimize
4 2 (0.21%) Eikon
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 397 (42.41%) AWS
2 141 (15.06%) Office 365
3 135 (14.42%) GCP
4 119 (12.71%) Power Platform
5 112 (11.97%) PaaS
6 87 (9.29%) SaaS
7 72 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
8 65 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 59 (6.30%) IaaS
10 48 (5.13%) Azure Data Factory
11 27 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
12 24 (2.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 19 (2.03%) Serverless
14 17 (1.82%) GitHub
15 15 (1.60%) Datadog
16 14 (1.50%) PowerApps
17 10 (1.07%) Logic Apps
18 9 (0.96%) OneDrive
18 9 (0.96%) OpenShift
19 8 (0.85%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 70 (7.48%) Firewall
2 58 (6.20%) Network Security
3 47 (5.02%) WAN
4 45 (4.81%) LAN
4 45 (4.81%) VPN
5 31 (3.31%) SAN
6 25 (2.67%) PBX
7 23 (2.46%) DNS
8 18 (1.92%) DHCP
9 14 (1.50%) Skype
10 13 (1.39%) TCP/IP
11 12 (1.28%) Wireshark
12 10 (1.07%) BGP
12 10 (1.07%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (1.07%) OSPF
13 9 (0.96%) HTTP
13 9 (0.96%) SSL
13 9 (0.96%) Wireless
14 8 (0.85%) Multicast
15 6 (0.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (18.80%) SQL Server
2 91 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 80 (8.55%) Data Warehouse
4 72 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (7.37%) Power BI
6 67 (7.16%) Big Data
7 63 (6.73%) Data Lake
8 61 (6.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 53 (5.66%) Hadoop
10 52 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 49 (5.24%) NoSQL
12 28 (2.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 23 (2.46%) Apache Hive
14 22 (2.35%) OLAP
15 18 (1.92%) MySQL
15 18 (1.92%) Pentaho
16 17 (1.82%) MongoDB
16 17 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
17 16 (1.71%) OLAP Cube
17 16 (1.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 110 (11.75%) Git (software)
2 96 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 38 (4.06%) Visual Studio
4 32 (3.42%) JIRA
5 30 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (2.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 25 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 20 (2.14%) NUnit
8 20 (2.14%) Selenium
9 15 (1.60%) Artifactory
9 15 (1.60%) CircleCI
9 15 (1.60%) Maven
10 14 (1.50%) Bitbucket
11 11 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.07%) Cypress.io
12 10 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (0.96%) GitLab
14 8 (0.85%) Moq
14 8 (0.85%) MSTest
General
1 283 (30.24%) Finance
2 87 (9.29%) Banking
3 47 (5.02%) Law
4 29 (3.10%) Private Banking
5 22 (2.35%) Front Office
6 20 (2.14%) Games
7 18 (1.92%) Retail Banking
8 16 (1.71%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.60%) Retail
10 14 (1.50%) Back Office
10 14 (1.50%) Publishing
11 12 (1.28%) Advertising
12 11 (1.18%) Telecoms
13 9 (0.96%) Marketing
14 7 (0.75%) Public Sector
15 3 (0.32%) Housing Association
15 3 (0.32%) Legal
16 2 (0.21%) General Ledger
16 2 (0.21%) Local Government
17 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 273 (29.17%) Developer
2 118 (12.61%) Architect
3 111 (11.86%) DevOps Engineer
4 83 (8.87%) Azure Developer
5 82 (8.76%) Azure Engineer
6 74 (7.91%) .NET Developer
7 72 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 60 (6.41%) C# Developer
9 52 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 51 (5.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 49 (5.24%) Consultant
12 47 (5.02%) Analyst
13 40 (4.27%) Lead Developer
14 37 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
15 36 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 33 (3.53%) C# .NET Developer
17 31 (3.31%) Data Engineer
17 31 (3.31%) SQL Developer
18 28 (2.99%) Network Engineer
19 26 (2.78%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (26.50%) .NET
2 149 (15.92%) .NET Core
3 143 (15.28%) CSS
4 108 (11.54%) React
5 97 (10.36%) HTML
6 78 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 75 (8.01%) AngularJS
7 75 (8.01%) Web Services
8 72 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 66 (7.05%) XML
10 64 (6.84%) .NET Framework
11 63 (6.73%) jQuery
12 59 (6.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 57 (6.09%) Entity Framework
13 57 (6.09%) Node.js
14 44 (4.70%) REST
15 37 (3.95%) HTML5
15 37 (3.95%) JSON
16 36 (3.85%) RESTful
17 33 (3.53%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 62 (6.62%) Public Cloud
2 53 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (5.34%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (4.17%) N-Tier
5 36 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 24 (2.56%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.82%) Reinsurance
10 15 (1.60%) Cloud Native
11 14 (1.50%) Replication
12 10 (1.07%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.07%) User Experience
13 9 (0.96%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 9 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 7 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.60%) Windows
2 89 (9.51%) Linux
3 82 (8.76%) Windows Server
4 48 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (3.63%) Windows 10
6 27 (2.88%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (2.56%) Windows Server 2019
8 23 (2.46%) Unix
9 12 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.75%) Solaris
10 7 (0.75%) Windows XP
11 5 (0.53%) Android
12 4 (0.43%) Debian
13 3 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.11%) CentOS
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (38.89%) DevOps
2 276 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 187 (19.98%) Microservices
4 133 (14.21%) Test Automation
5 107 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
6 102 (10.90%) Business Intelligence
7 96 (10.26%) Migration
7 96 (10.26%) OO
8 87 (9.29%) Analytics
9 85 (9.08%) MVC
10 83 (8.87%) ETL
11 79 (8.44%) Deployment Automation
11 79 (8.44%) Software Engineering
11 79 (8.44%) TDD
12 78 (8.33%) Web Development
13 75 (8.01%) Fintech
14 73 (7.80%) Problem-Solving
15 71 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 68 (7.26%) Data Modelling
17 64 (6.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 307 (32.80%) SQL
2 245 (26.18%) C#
3 178 (19.02%) JavaScript
3 178 (19.02%) Python
4 143 (15.28%) PowerShell
5 98 (10.47%) Java
6 47 (5.02%) T-SQL
7 37 (3.95%) PHP
8 36 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 35 (3.74%) Scala
10 31 (3.31%) Bash Shell
11 29 (3.10%) R
12 17 (1.82%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.71%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 16 (1.71%) Kotlin
14 14 (1.50%) Go
14 14 (1.50%) Ruby
14 14 (1.50%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.39%) ES6
16 11 (1.18%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 138 (14.74%) Degree
2 46 (4.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (3.21%) CCNA
6 26 (2.78%) CISSP
7 19 (2.03%) CISM
7 19 (2.03%) Security Cleared
8 17 (1.82%) Master's Degree
9 15 (1.60%) AWS Certification
10 10 (1.07%) CISA
11 9 (0.96%) MCSE
12 8 (0.85%) GCIA
12 8 (0.85%) GCIH
13 7 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 7 (0.75%) CCSP
13 7 (0.75%) CREST Certified
13 7 (0.75%) GCFA
14 6 (0.64%) CRISC
15 5 (0.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.82%) NIST
2 16 (1.71%) SLA
3 15 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.50%) GDPR
5 9 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.96%) QA
6 7 (0.75%) COBIT
7 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.32%) FATCA
8 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.11%) EMIR
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.11%) MiFID
10 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 138 (14.74%) Docker
2 124 (13.25%) Active Directory
3 49 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (0.85%) HDFS
7 4 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.43%) XenApp
7 4 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.32%) vSphere
9 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.11%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 170 (18.16%) Terraform
2 141 (15.06%) Kubernetes
3 105 (11.22%) Ansible
4 65 (6.94%) Puppet
5 48 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 38 (4.06%) SCCM
7 26 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (1.71%) Kibana
9 12 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
10 11 (1.18%) Prometheus
11 10 (1.07%) Control-M
11 10 (1.07%) Grafana
12 9 (0.96%) WSUS
13 7 (0.75%) CSIRT
13 7 (0.75%) QRadar
14 5 (0.53%) SCOM
15 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
15 4 (0.43%) SCVMM
16 3 (0.32%) Salt
16 3 (0.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 319 (34.08%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.51%) VMware
3 66 (7.05%) Databricks
4 55 (5.88%) Cisco
5 54 (5.77%) Oracle
6 39 (4.17%) Google
7 33 (3.53%) Nintex
8 31 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 27 (2.88%) Meraki
10 25 (2.67%) Citrix
11 23 (2.46%) Cloudera
12 21 (2.24%) Blue Coat
13 20 (2.14%) Talend
14 18 (1.92%) IBM
14 18 (1.92%) Netskope
15 17 (1.82%) Sparx
15 17 (1.82%) Zscaler
16 16 (1.71%) Splunk
17 13 (1.39%) Informatica
17 13 (1.39%) Palo Alto