Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 8 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,083 1,174 1,393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.95% 15.60% 13.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.74% 41.99% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1,042 1,288
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,775 £45,525
25th Percentile £56,813 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +7.69%
75th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%

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 2,222 2,796 3,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.03% 37.15% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,444 3,058
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £96,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 -3 3 £80,000 -11.11%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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.

1 502 (46.35%) DevOps
2 437 (40.35%) SQL
3 418 (38.60%) AWS
4 378 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
5 331 (30.56%) C#
6 321 (29.64%) .NET
7 306 (28.25%) Microsoft
8 274 (25.30%) Finance
9 266 (24.56%) JavaScript
10 262 (24.19%) Microservices
11 260 (24.01%) SQL Server
12 212 (19.58%) PowerShell
13 204 (18.84%) CSS
14 200 (18.47%) Terraform
15 196 (18.10%) Kubernetes
15 196 (18.10%) Docker
16 193 (17.82%) Test Automation
17 192 (17.73%) Python
18 185 (17.08%) Degree
19 182 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
20 180 (16.62%) React
21 178 (16.44%) SharePoint
22 176 (16.25%) .NET Core
23 173 (15.97%) Azure Active Directory
24 172 (15.88%) Social Skills
25 170 (15.70%) OO
26 169 (15.60%) Microsoft 365
27 156 (14.40%) GCP
27 156 (14.40%) Power Platform
28 152 (14.04%) 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
1 178 (16.44%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.97%) Apache Spark
3 23 (2.12%) Confluence
4 19 (1.75%) CMS
5 17 (1.57%) MS Exchange
6 14 (1.29%) SAS
7 13 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (1.20%) IIS
8 8 (0.74%) Apache
9 6 (0.55%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.28%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.18%) nginx
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.092%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 39 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.28%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.092%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 110 (10.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.28%) Relativity
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.18%) Eikon
4 2 (0.18%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.092%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.092%) FastStats
5 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.092%) Tradar
5 1 (0.092%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 418 (38.60%) AWS
2 173 (15.97%) Azure Active Directory
3 169 (15.60%) Microsoft 365
4 156 (14.40%) GCP
4 156 (14.40%) Power Platform
5 141 (13.02%) PaaS
6 99 (9.14%) Azure Service Bus
7 83 (7.66%) Azure Key Vault
8 79 (7.29%) Azure App Service
8 79 (7.29%) Azure Storage
9 77 (7.11%) Azure Service Fabric
10 75 (6.93%) Serverless
11 68 (6.28%) Dynamics 365
12 65 (6.00%) IaaS
12 65 (6.00%) PowerApps
13 63 (5.82%) SaaS
14 56 (5.17%) Azure Data Factory
15 54 (4.99%) Azure Functions
16 41 (3.79%) GitHub
17 37 (3.42%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (3.88%) Firewall
2 28 (2.59%) DNS
2 28 (2.59%) Network Security
3 25 (2.31%) DHCP
4 21 (1.94%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.66%) WAN
6 17 (1.57%) LAN
6 17 (1.57%) VPN
7 15 (1.39%) SAN
8 14 (1.29%) NetScaler
9 12 (1.11%) Extranet
10 9 (0.83%) Multicast
11 8 (0.74%) BGP
11 8 (0.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (0.74%) VLAN
12 6 (0.55%) HTTP
12 6 (0.55%) iSCSI
13 5 (0.46%) NAS
13 5 (0.46%) tcpdump
13 5 (0.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (24.01%) SQL Server
2 96 (8.86%) NoSQL
3 91 (8.40%) Power BI
4 90 (8.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (7.94%) Azure SQL Database
6 84 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 73 (6.74%) Data Warehouse
8 68 (6.28%) Data Lake
9 50 (4.62%) Hadoop
10 47 (4.34%) Big Data
11 45 (4.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 42 (3.88%) MongoDB
12 42 (3.88%) Relational Database
13 41 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
14 32 (2.95%) Apache Hive
15 20 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (1.75%) MySQL
17 16 (1.48%) Amazon Redshift
17 16 (1.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 104 (9.60%) Git (software)
2 100 (9.23%) Jenkins
3 90 (8.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 81 (7.48%) Visual Studio Team System
5 56 (5.17%) Visual Studio
6 50 (4.62%) TeamCity
7 48 (4.43%) JIRA
8 39 (3.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 25 (2.31%) NUnit
10 23 (2.12%) Selenium
11 20 (1.85%) GitLab
12 19 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.57%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.57%) SpecFlow
14 11 (1.02%) SonarQube
14 11 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (0.92%) Postman
16 9 (0.83%) Maven
17 8 (0.74%) CircleCI
17 8 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 274 (25.30%) Finance
2 172 (15.88%) Social Skills
3 94 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 93 (8.59%) Banking
5 37 (3.42%) Law
6 35 (3.23%) Games
7 32 (2.95%) Retail
8 30 (2.77%) Private Banking
9 24 (2.22%) Front Office
10 21 (1.94%) Marketing
11 20 (1.85%) Legal
11 20 (1.85%) Presentation Skills
12 19 (1.75%) Advertising
13 16 (1.48%) Public Sector
14 14 (1.29%) Influencing Skills
14 14 (1.29%) Investment Banking
14 14 (1.29%) Retail Banking
15 11 (1.02%) Telecoms
16 8 (0.74%) Back Office
16 8 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 290 (26.78%) Developer
2 147 (13.57%) Architect
3 126 (11.63%) C# Developer
4 119 (10.99%) DevOps Engineer
5 104 (9.60%) Azure Developer
6 98 (9.05%) Azure Engineer
7 95 (8.77%) .NET Developer
8 91 (8.40%) Senior Developer
9 73 (6.74%) Consultant
10 72 (6.65%) Data Engineer
11 69 (6.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 68 (6.28%) Senior C# Developer
13 59 (5.45%) Technical Leader
14 55 (5.08%) Azure Architect
15 50 (4.62%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 49 (4.52%) Analyst
17 46 (4.25%) Cloud Engineer
17 46 (4.25%) SQL Developer
18 44 (4.06%) Senior .NET Developer
19 43 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 321 (29.64%) .NET
2 204 (18.84%) CSS
3 180 (16.62%) React
4 176 (16.25%) .NET Core
5 146 (13.48%) Web Services
6 126 (11.63%) jQuery
7 122 (11.27%) .NET Framework
8 112 (10.34%) HTML
9 109 (10.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 102 (9.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 96 (8.86%) AngularJS
11 96 (8.86%) Entity Framework
12 75 (6.93%) XML
13 67 (6.19%) Node.js
14 63 (5.82%) ASP.NET
15 46 (4.25%) JSON
16 41 (3.79%) Kafka
17 39 (3.60%) REST
17 39 (3.60%) WCF
18 37 (3.42%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 79 (7.29%) N-Tier
2 52 (4.80%) Public Cloud
3 51 (4.71%) Reinsurance
4 41 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 35 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
6 29 (2.68%) Cloud Native
7 25 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (2.22%) User Experience
9 19 (1.75%) Data Centre
10 15 (1.39%) Clustering
11 13 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 12 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.11%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (1.02%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.92%) Social Media
15 9 (0.83%) Derivative
16 8 (0.74%) Housing Association
17 7 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 149 (13.76%) Windows
2 109 (10.06%) Linux
3 73 (6.74%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.77%) Windows 10
5 29 (2.68%) Unix
6 23 (2.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 20 (1.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 18 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (1.11%) Android
10 12 (1.11%) Apple iOS
11 10 (0.92%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.83%) Windows 7
13 8 (0.74%) CentOS
13 8 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (46.35%) DevOps
2 378 (34.90%) Agile Software Development
3 262 (24.19%) Microservices
4 193 (17.82%) Test Automation
5 182 (16.81%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (15.70%) OO
7 137 (12.65%) Migration
8 127 (11.73%) CRM
9 122 (11.27%) Deployment Automation
10 121 (11.17%) MVC
11 119 (10.99%) Mentoring
12 111 (10.25%) Analytics
12 111 (10.25%) SOLID
13 110 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
14 104 (9.60%) Software Engineering
15 101 (9.33%) UML
16 91 (8.40%) SOA
17 86 (7.94%) Scrum
18 84 (7.76%) ETL
18 84 (7.76%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 437 (40.35%) SQL
2 331 (30.56%) C#
3 266 (24.56%) JavaScript
4 212 (19.58%) PowerShell
5 192 (17.73%) Python
6 130 (12.00%) Java
7 122 (11.27%) T-SQL
8 67 (6.19%) TypeScript
9 50 (4.62%) Bash Shell
10 30 (2.77%) Scala
11 24 (2.22%) Kotlin
12 22 (2.03%) C++
13 21 (1.94%) PHP
13 21 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.85%) Ruby
15 19 (1.75%) ES6
16 14 (1.29%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 11 (1.02%) Java 8
19 9 (0.83%) R
Qualifications
1 185 (17.08%) Degree
2 61 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.77%) CISSP
4 24 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (2.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (1.94%) CISM
7 20 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 16 (1.48%) CISA
8 16 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.20%) Master's Degree
10 12 (1.11%) CCNA
11 10 (0.92%) MCSE
12 7 (0.65%) CCNP
13 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.46%) AWS Certification
15 4 (0.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 4 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 3 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 3 (0.28%) GCFE
16 3 (0.28%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (4.34%) QA
2 28 (2.59%) GDPR
3 27 (2.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (2.22%) Data Quality
5 13 (1.20%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.55%) GRC
7 6 (0.55%) SLA
8 5 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.18%) NCSC
9 2 (0.18%) NIST
10 1 (0.092%) COBIT
10 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.092%) PMO
10 1 (0.092%) Solvency II
System Software
1 196 (18.10%) Docker
2 152 (14.04%) Active Directory
3 78 (7.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (2.49%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.48%) XenApp
6 9 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.83%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.74%) HDFS
7 8 (0.74%) vSphere
8 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.18%) Firmware
10 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.092%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 200 (18.47%) Terraform
2 196 (18.10%) Kubernetes
3 104 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
4 99 (9.14%) Ansible
5 48 (4.43%) Puppet
6 44 (4.06%) Microsoft Intune
7 40 (3.69%) SCCM
8 23 (2.12%) Grafana
9 12 (1.11%) Kibana
10 11 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (1.02%) Prometheus
10 11 (1.02%) Rancher
11 10 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.65%) Istio
12 7 (0.65%) SCOM
13 6 (0.55%) PowerCLI
14 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
15 4 (0.37%) FortiGate
15 4 (0.37%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 306 (28.25%) Microsoft
2 111 (10.25%) VMware
3 76 (7.02%) Nintex
4 61 (5.63%) Databricks
5 52 (4.80%) Oracle
6 50 (4.62%) Google
7 40 (3.69%) Citrix
8 31 (2.86%) Cisco
9 22 (2.03%) SolarWinds
10 20 (1.85%) Cloudera
11 17 (1.57%) Informatica
12 15 (1.39%) HP
13 14 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (1.29%) Splunk
14 13 (1.20%) iManage
14 13 (1.20%) Palo Alto
14 13 (1.20%) Talend
15 12 (1.11%) NetApp
15 12 (1.11%) Workday
16 11 (1.02%) ServiceNow