Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 4 4 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,269 1,012 1,407
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 20.20% 23.32% 15.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.91% 51.14% 42.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 866 1,254
10th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £104,375 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% -

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 2,764 1,979 3,348
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.01% 45.61% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,476 1,761 2,969
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £101,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London Bridge - 12 £83,750 -
Moorgate - 3 - -
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 475 (37.43%) DevOps
2 457 (36.01%) AWS
3 439 (34.59%) Microsoft
4 423 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 369 (29.08%) Finance
6 353 (27.82%) SQL
7 301 (23.72%) C#
8 260 (20.49%) CI/CD
9 245 (19.31%) GCP
10 228 (17.97%) .NET
11 225 (17.73%) Python
12 224 (17.65%) Windows
13 208 (16.39%) SQL Server
14 200 (15.76%) Microsoft 365
14 200 (15.76%) Kubernetes
15 196 (15.45%) Social Skills
16 193 (15.21%) Java
17 190 (14.97%) Active Directory
18 180 (14.18%) Docker
19 176 (13.87%) Terraform
20 173 (13.63%) Analytics
20 173 (13.63%) PowerShell
21 166 (13.08%) JavaScript
22 160 (12.61%) Software Engineering
23 158 (12.45%) Microservices
24 149 (11.74%) Power Platform
25 136 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
26 133 (10.48%) QA
27 130 (10.24%) Infrastructure as Code
28 126 (9.93%) Azure Active Directory

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 74 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 55 (4.33%) Confluence
3 47 (3.70%) Apache Spark
4 18 (1.42%) MS Exchange
5 14 (1.10%) IIS
6 12 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.87%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (0.79%) SAS
9 9 (0.71%) Apache Airflow
10 5 (0.39%) CMS
11 4 (0.32%) Apache
11 4 (0.32%) Appian
11 4 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.32%) Jetty
12 3 (0.24%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.16%) nginx
13 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 53 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.55%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.16%) Relativity
5 1 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.079%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.079%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 457 (36.01%) AWS
2 245 (19.31%) GCP
3 200 (15.76%) Microsoft 365
4 149 (11.74%) Power Platform
5 126 (9.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 110 (8.67%) SaaS
7 91 (7.17%) PaaS
7 91 (7.17%) Serverless
8 82 (6.46%) IaaS
9 57 (4.49%) Azure Data Factory
10 40 (3.15%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (2.92%) Azure Monitor
12 34 (2.68%) PowerApps
13 33 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
14 30 (2.36%) Azure Service Bus
14 30 (2.36%) Snowflake
15 27 (2.13%) GitHub
16 26 (2.05%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 26 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
17 25 (1.97%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 73 (5.75%) Firewall
2 48 (3.78%) DNS
3 38 (2.99%) Network Security
4 24 (1.89%) WAN
5 23 (1.81%) DHCP
6 20 (1.58%) VPN
7 19 (1.50%) LAN
7 19 (1.50%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
9 14 (1.10%) SD-WAN
9 14 (1.10%) WebEx
10 13 (1.02%) SAN
11 12 (0.95%) Wireless
12 9 (0.71%) SMTP
13 8 (0.63%) BGP
13 8 (0.63%) OSPF
13 8 (0.63%) Unified Communications
14 7 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (0.47%) VLAN
15 6 (0.47%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 124 (9.77%) Power BI
3 108 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 100 (7.88%) NoSQL
5 62 (4.89%) Data Lake
6 59 (4.65%) Azure SQL Database
7 54 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
7 54 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (4.18%) Big Data
9 50 (3.94%) Relational Database
10 39 (3.07%) MongoDB
10 39 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (2.76%) Tableau
12 34 (2.68%) Hadoop
13 32 (2.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 29 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
16 17 (1.34%) Metadata
17 16 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (1.26%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 96 (7.57%) Git (software)
2 93 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 92 (7.25%) JIRA
4 65 (5.12%) TeamCity
5 49 (3.86%) Selenium
6 48 (3.78%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 35 (2.76%) SpecFlow
9 34 (2.68%) Postman
10 29 (2.29%) SonarQube
11 28 (2.21%) GitLab
12 27 (2.13%) Visual Studio
13 25 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
14 17 (1.34%) Bower
14 17 (1.34%) Grunt
14 17 (1.34%) webpack
15 14 (1.10%) Maven
15 14 (1.10%) Spinnaker
16 13 (1.02%) Cucumber
General
1 369 (29.08%) Finance
2 196 (15.45%) Social Skills
3 83 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 56 (4.41%) Banking
5 52 (4.10%) Law
6 41 (3.23%) Public Sector
7 40 (3.15%) Advertising
8 37 (2.92%) Marketing
9 36 (2.84%) Influencing Skills
9 36 (2.84%) Retail
10 34 (2.68%) Legal
11 29 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
12 19 (1.50%) Publishing
13 16 (1.26%) Back Office
13 16 (1.26%) Electronics
13 16 (1.26%) Investment Banking
14 15 (1.18%) Financial Institution
14 15 (1.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 11 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.79%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 292 (23.01%) Developer
2 148 (11.66%) Architect
3 98 (7.72%) Analyst
4 85 (6.70%) Senior Developer
5 74 (5.83%) .NET Developer
6 71 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 68 (5.36%) Data Engineer
8 61 (4.81%) Consultant
9 59 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 57 (4.49%) Azure Engineer
11 56 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
12 54 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
13 44 (3.47%) C# Developer
13 44 (3.47%) Technical Leader
14 42 (3.31%) Lead Developer
15 41 (3.23%) Software Engineer
16 38 (2.99%) Test Engineer
17 36 (2.84%) Azure Developer
18 34 (2.68%) Senior DevOps
19 33 (2.60%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (17.97%) .NET
2 98 (7.72%) .NET Core
3 89 (7.01%) CSS
4 88 (6.93%) React
4 88 (6.93%) Web Services
5 80 (6.30%) HTML
6 79 (6.23%) AngularJS
7 68 (5.36%) REST
8 66 (5.20%) .NET Framework
9 51 (4.02%) Kafka
10 47 (3.70%) Node.js
11 46 (3.62%) ASP.NET
12 45 (3.55%) JSON
13 44 (3.47%) HTML5
14 41 (3.23%) Entity Framework
15 39 (3.07%) Vue.js
16 36 (2.84%) ARM Templates
17 35 (2.76%) jQuery
18 28 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (2.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.96%) Cloud Native
2 56 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (4.26%) Public Cloud
4 36 (2.84%) User Experience
5 25 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 24 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 24 (1.89%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.73%) Management Information System
8 19 (1.50%) Replication
9 18 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (1.34%) Self-Motivation
11 16 (1.26%) Equities
12 14 (1.10%) N-Tier
13 13 (1.02%) Enterprise Cloud
13 13 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 12 (0.95%) Blog
14 12 (0.95%) Data Structures
14 12 (0.95%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.87%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 224 (17.65%) Windows
2 91 (7.17%) Windows Server
3 74 (5.83%) Linux
4 48 (3.78%) Windows 10
5 44 (3.47%) Unix
6 35 (2.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 27 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (1.97%) Windows Server 2019
9 18 (1.42%) Android
10 17 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.71%) VMS
13 3 (0.24%) CentOS
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.16%) AIX
14 2 (0.16%) Solaris
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (37.43%) DevOps
2 423 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (20.49%) CI/CD
4 173 (13.63%) Analytics
5 160 (12.61%) Software Engineering
6 158 (12.45%) Microservices
7 136 (10.72%) Business Intelligence
8 130 (10.24%) Infrastructure as Code
9 123 (9.69%) Scrum
10 116 (9.14%) Test Automation
11 113 (8.90%) Migration
12 93 (7.33%) Data Modelling
13 91 (7.17%) ETL
13 91 (7.17%) Full Stack Development
14 88 (6.93%) Computer Science
15 83 (6.54%) ITIL
16 80 (6.30%) TDD
17 79 (6.23%) Cybersecurity
18 77 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
18 77 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 353 (27.82%) SQL
2 301 (23.72%) C#
3 225 (17.73%) Python
4 193 (15.21%) Java
5 173 (13.63%) PowerShell
6 166 (13.08%) JavaScript
7 70 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 49 (3.86%) Bash
9 45 (3.55%) Go
10 40 (3.15%) Scala
11 35 (2.76%) TypeScript
12 30 (2.36%) C++
13 26 (2.05%) Kotlin
14 24 (1.89%) PHP
15 20 (1.58%) R
16 17 (1.34%) VB
17 16 (1.26%) Groovy
17 16 (1.26%) PL/SQL
18 14 (1.10%) ANSI SQL
19 13 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 125 (9.85%) Degree
2 34 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 34 (2.68%) Master's Degree
2 34 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (1.81%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.34%) CISSP
5 17 (1.34%) SC Cleared
6 16 (1.26%) CCNA
7 14 (1.10%) CCNP
8 12 (0.95%) MCSE
9 9 (0.71%) CCIE
10 7 (0.55%) AWS Certification
10 7 (0.55%) CEH
10 7 (0.55%) CISM
10 7 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.47%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.39%) GIAC
13 4 (0.32%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (10.48%) QA
2 42 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (3.23%) GDPR
4 37 (2.92%) Data Quality
5 19 (1.50%) SLA
6 18 (1.42%) NIST
7 8 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.39%) Accessibility
9 5 (0.39%) COBIT
9 5 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.39%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.32%) GRC
10 4 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.079%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.079%) NCSC
12 1 (0.079%) SEPA
12 1 (0.079%) SOC 2
System Software
1 190 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 180 (14.18%) Docker
3 54 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (1.97%) Hyper-V
5 23 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (1.50%) XenApp
7 14 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
8 12 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (0.71%) vSphere
11 4 (0.32%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.16%) HDFS
12 2 (0.16%) LXC
12 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.079%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.079%) Firmware
13 1 (0.079%) KVM
13 1 (0.079%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 200 (15.76%) Kubernetes
2 176 (13.87%) Terraform
3 58 (4.57%) Ansible
4 52 (4.10%) SCCM
5 32 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 32 (2.52%) Puppet
6 31 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 23 (1.81%) SCOM
8 14 (1.10%) Nagios
9 11 (0.87%) EdgeSight
9 11 (0.87%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.87%) SCVMM
10 9 (0.71%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 9 (0.71%) FortiGate
10 9 (0.71%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.63%) Grafana
12 7 (0.55%) Prometheus
12 7 (0.55%) SCSM
13 5 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 439 (34.59%) Microsoft
2 87 (6.86%) VMware
3 75 (5.91%) Google
4 69 (5.44%) Oracle
5 62 (4.89%) Citrix
6 44 (3.47%) Cisco
6 44 (3.47%) Databricks
7 34 (2.68%) IBM
8 23 (1.81%) Dell
8 23 (1.81%) SAP
9 22 (1.73%) HP
9 22 (1.73%) Informatica
10 20 (1.58%) SolarWinds
11 19 (1.50%) Fortinet
11 19 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (1.34%) Palo Alto
12 17 (1.34%) Talend
13 16 (1.26%) Aruba
13 16 (1.26%) Atlassian
14 13 (1.02%) Alteryx