Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 15 33
Rank change year-on-year +7 +18 +61
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,609 1,259 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.99% 11.37% 6.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.66% 42.21% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,490 1,136 571
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.87% -0.80%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £96,375 £92,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.05% +9.17% -

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 3,957 2,983 2,020
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.33% 26.93% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,587 2,679 1,824
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 £91,250 £88,375
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +9 23 £60,000 +4.35%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 773 (48.04%) AWS
2 560 (34.80%) SQL
3 558 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (34.68%) DevOps
4 529 (32.88%) Microsoft
5 465 (28.90%) C#
6 412 (25.61%) .NET
7 405 (25.17%) SQL Server
8 382 (23.74%) Finance
9 343 (21.32%) Windows
10 283 (17.59%) Python
11 275 (17.09%) Microservices
12 259 (16.10%) JavaScript
13 243 (15.10%) GCP
14 241 (14.98%) Office 365
15 236 (14.67%) Active Directory
16 231 (14.36%) Docker
17 228 (14.17%) .NET Core
18 219 (13.61%) Kubernetes
19 215 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
20 208 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
21 207 (12.87%) Power Platform
22 203 (12.62%) Power BI
23 189 (11.75%) Analytics
24 187 (11.62%) AngularJS
25 186 (11.56%) Scrum
26 185 (11.50%) PowerShell
27 184 (11.44%) TDD
28 178 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
29 176 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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
1 128 (7.96%) SharePoint
2 59 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 45 (2.80%) MS Exchange
4 36 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (2.18%) Confluence
6 27 (1.68%) OpenStack
7 25 (1.55%) IIS
8 24 (1.49%) Cloud Foundry
9 22 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 21 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (1.31%) Skype for Business
11 18 (1.12%) Apache
11 18 (1.12%) WebSphere
12 15 (0.93%) CMS
13 14 (0.87%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 9 (0.56%) Headless CMS
16 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 46 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.062%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.56%) Magento
2 9 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
3 8 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.062%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.062%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.062%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.062%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 773 (48.04%) AWS
2 243 (15.10%) GCP
3 241 (14.98%) Office 365
4 207 (12.87%) Power Platform
5 101 (6.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 99 (6.15%) IaaS
7 86 (5.34%) PaaS
8 79 (4.91%) SaaS
9 78 (4.85%) Azure Data Factory
10 42 (2.61%) Serverless
11 39 (2.42%) GitHub
12 31 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 22 (1.37%) Azure Functions
15 18 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
17 13 (0.81%) G Suite
18 12 (0.75%) OpenShift
19 11 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
20 9 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 97 (6.03%) Firewall
2 84 (5.22%) DNS
3 54 (3.36%) DHCP
4 53 (3.29%) WAN
5 46 (2.86%) LAN
6 36 (2.24%) TCP/IP
7 35 (2.18%) Network Security
8 34 (2.11%) VPN
9 30 (1.86%) Internet
10 28 (1.74%) Skype
11 27 (1.68%) VoIP
12 26 (1.62%) SAN
12 26 (1.62%) Wireless
13 23 (1.43%) NetScaler
14 17 (1.06%) HTTP
14 17 (1.06%) MPLS
15 13 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (0.81%) SSL
16 11 (0.68%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 405 (25.17%) SQL Server
2 208 (12.93%) Data Warehouse
3 203 (12.62%) Power BI
4 178 (11.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 176 (10.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 122 (7.58%) Big Data
7 111 (6.90%) NoSQL
8 110 (6.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 98 (6.09%) Azure SQL Database
10 95 (5.90%) Data Lake
11 81 (5.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 77 (4.79%) Hadoop
13 69 (4.29%) Relational Database
14 52 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
15 51 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
16 42 (2.61%) MySQL
17 40 (2.49%) MongoDB
18 30 (1.86%) Apache Hive
19 27 (1.68%) RDBMS
20 21 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 76 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 65 (4.04%) JIRA
4 58 (3.60%) Selenium
5 55 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (2.86%) TeamCity
7 44 (2.73%) Visual Studio
8 43 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 36 (2.24%) Bitbucket
11 30 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
12 15 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 14 (0.87%) Maven
14 13 (0.81%) NUnit
14 13 (0.81%) WebDriver
15 12 (0.75%) ERwin
16 11 (0.68%) ER Studio
16 11 (0.68%) PowerDesigner
17 8 (0.50%) SpecFlow
17 8 (0.50%) Travis CI
General
1 382 (23.74%) Finance
2 58 (3.60%) Marketing
3 50 (3.11%) Banking
3 50 (3.11%) Law
4 36 (2.24%) Retail
5 34 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.80%) Games
7 27 (1.68%) Advertising
8 18 (1.12%) Legal
9 16 (0.99%) Front Office
9 16 (0.99%) Public Sector
10 8 (0.50%) Publishing
11 6 (0.37%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.25%) Local Government
13 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Back Office
14 3 (0.19%) International Banking
14 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 484 (30.08%) Developer
2 179 (11.12%) Architect
3 171 (10.63%) .NET Developer
4 145 (9.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 137 (8.51%) C# Developer
6 122 (7.58%) Senior Developer
7 102 (6.34%) Analyst
8 93 (5.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 89 (5.53%) Azure Developer
10 88 (5.47%) Azure Engineer
11 76 (4.72%) Azure DevOps
12 71 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
13 70 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
14 69 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 61 (3.79%) SQL Developer
16 59 (3.67%) Senior .NET Developer
17 58 (3.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
18 56 (3.48%) Consultant
19 50 (3.11%) AWS Engineer
20 49 (3.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 412 (25.61%) .NET
2 228 (14.17%) .NET Core
3 187 (11.62%) AngularJS
4 166 (10.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 162 (10.07%) React
6 125 (7.77%) CSS
7 119 (7.40%) ASP.NET
8 113 (7.02%) HTML
8 113 (7.02%) Web Services
9 98 (6.09%) REST
10 67 (4.16%) .NET Framework
11 62 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 60 (3.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (3.73%) Node.js
13 57 (3.54%) jQuery
14 54 (3.36%) MDX
15 45 (2.80%) RESTful
16 44 (2.73%) Entity Framework
17 41 (2.55%) HTML5
18 39 (2.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 87 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
2 82 (5.10%) Public Cloud
3 67 (4.16%) Management Information System
4 57 (3.54%) Data Centre
5 39 (2.42%) Algorithms
6 35 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
7 31 (1.93%) Reinsurance
7 31 (1.93%) User Experience
8 29 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 29 (1.80%) N-Tier
9 27 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
10 23 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 20 (1.24%) Data Structures
13 19 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 17 (1.06%) Clustering
14 17 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 343 (21.32%) Windows
2 169 (10.50%) Windows Server
3 157 (9.76%) Linux
4 85 (5.28%) Windows 10
5 67 (4.16%) Unix
6 63 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 39 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 37 (2.30%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.99%) Android
10 21 (1.31%) Apple iOS
11 15 (0.93%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.44%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.25%) CentOS
15 4 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.062%) Solaris
16 1 (0.062%) VMS
16 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.062%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 558 (34.68%) Agile Software Development
1 558 (34.68%) DevOps
2 275 (17.09%) Microservices
3 215 (13.36%) Business Intelligence
4 189 (11.75%) Analytics
5 186 (11.56%) Scrum
6 184 (11.44%) TDD
7 149 (9.26%) MVC
8 143 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
9 141 (8.76%) ETL
10 138 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (8.02%) Test Automation
12 115 (7.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 108 (6.71%) Data Modelling
14 103 (6.40%) ITIL
15 101 (6.28%) Software Engineering
16 98 (6.09%) Computer Science
17 94 (5.84%) Migration
17 94 (5.84%) OO
18 84 (5.22%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 560 (34.80%) SQL
2 465 (28.90%) C#
3 283 (17.59%) Python
4 259 (16.10%) JavaScript
5 185 (11.50%) PowerShell
6 165 (10.25%) Java
7 123 (7.64%) T-SQL
8 82 (5.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 78 (4.85%) Bash Shell
10 59 (3.67%) TypeScript
11 48 (2.98%) R
12 47 (2.92%) Scala
13 44 (2.73%) Ruby
14 30 (1.86%) C++
15 22 (1.37%) C
16 19 (1.18%) PL/SQL
17 16 (0.99%) PHP
18 11 (0.68%) VBA
19 10 (0.62%) Perl
19 10 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (8.70%) Degree
2 57 (3.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (1.43%) CISSP
6 19 (1.18%) PhD
7 17 (1.06%) Master's Degree
8 15 (0.93%) CCNP
8 15 (0.93%) CISM
9 14 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 13 (0.81%) CCNA
10 13 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
11 12 (0.75%) MCSE
11 12 (0.75%) Security Cleared
12 11 (0.68%) MCITP
13 9 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.50%) MCTS
15 7 (0.44%) CISA
15 7 (0.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (3.79%) QA
2 60 (3.73%) SLA
3 18 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.06%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.87%) NIST
6 8 (0.50%) GDPR
6 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 6 (0.37%) COBIT
9 2 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.062%) PMO
System Software
1 236 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 231 (14.36%) Docker
3 97 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 89 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (1.86%) XenApp
6 18 (1.12%) vSphere
7 16 (0.99%) XenDesktop
8 14 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.62%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (0.56%) Xen
11 8 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 6 (0.37%) Apache Flume
13 5 (0.31%) HDFS
14 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 4 (0.25%) Firmware
14 4 (0.25%) KVM
15 3 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (0.19%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 219 (13.61%) Kubernetes
2 168 (10.44%) Terraform
3 105 (6.53%) Ansible
4 78 (4.85%) Puppet
5 60 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
6 56 (3.48%) SCCM
7 19 (1.18%) Consul
7 19 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (1.18%) Prometheus
8 15 (0.93%) Kibana
9 8 (0.50%) Grafana
9 8 (0.50%) Salt
10 7 (0.44%) SCOM
11 5 (0.31%) Istio
11 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.31%) Nagios
11 5 (0.31%) Packer
11 5 (0.31%) SCVMM
11 5 (0.31%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.31%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 529 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 163 (10.13%) VMware
3 131 (8.14%) Google
4 67 (4.16%) Cisco
5 60 (3.73%) Citrix
6 53 (3.29%) Oracle
7 51 (3.17%) Databricks
8 47 (2.92%) Tableau
9 42 (2.61%) Nintex
10 29 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.31%) Veeam
12 20 (1.24%) IBM
13 18 (1.12%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.12%) Meraki
13 18 (1.12%) Palo Alto
14 15 (0.93%) SAP
15 14 (0.87%) Atlassian
16 13 (0.81%) Juniper
16 13 (0.81%) Teradata
17 12 (0.75%) Adobe