Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 8 15
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Azure 807 1,624 1,208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 20.69% 16.33% 11.00%
As % of the Cloud Services category 48.32% 40.79% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 737 1,619 1,121
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £45,250 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

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 1,670 3,981 2,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 42.82% 40.03% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 3,638 2,649
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £69,835 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.44% - +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 2 £70,000 +40.00%
Moorgate -2 1 £76,000 +26.67%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 314 (38.91%) AWS
2 293 (36.31%) DevOps
3 291 (36.06%) Microsoft
4 242 (29.99%) Finance
5 232 (28.75%) SQL
6 211 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (24.41%) .NET
8 190 (23.54%) C#
9 165 (20.45%) Python
10 158 (19.58%) SQL Server
11 153 (18.96%) Windows
12 144 (17.84%) Microservices
13 141 (17.47%) Docker
13 141 (17.47%) Office 365
14 131 (16.23%) Kubernetes
15 124 (15.37%) Terraform
16 118 (14.62%) .NET Core
17 115 (14.25%) JavaScript
18 107 (13.26%) Active Directory
19 105 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
19 105 (13.01%) PowerShell
20 102 (12.64%) GCP
21 95 (11.77%) Degree
21 95 (11.77%) Power Platform
22 88 (10.90%) Ansible
23 87 (10.78%) Linux
24 86 (10.66%) Git (software)
25 85 (10.53%) Fintech
26 84 (10.41%) AngularJS
27 83 (10.29%) Migration

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 36 (4.46%) SharePoint
2 31 (3.84%) Apache Spark
3 21 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.61%) Confluence
5 12 (1.49%) SAS
6 11 (1.36%) IIS
6 11 (1.36%) Skype for Business
7 8 (0.99%) Apache
7 8 (0.99%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
8 5 (0.62%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.50%) CMS
10 3 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.25%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) FastStats
2 4 (0.50%) Unica
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.25%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.12%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.12%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 314 (38.91%) AWS
2 141 (17.47%) Office 365
3 102 (12.64%) GCP
4 95 (11.77%) Power Platform
5 52 (6.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (6.44%) SaaS
6 46 (5.70%) PaaS
7 41 (5.08%) IaaS
8 34 (4.21%) Cloud Computing
9 32 (3.97%) Azure Data Factory
10 25 (3.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 22 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (2.11%) Serverless
13 13 (1.61%) OneDrive
14 10 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.99%) Amazon S3
15 8 (0.99%) Azure Functions
15 8 (0.99%) GitHub
16 7 (0.87%) Amazon EMR
16 7 (0.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.67%) Firewall
2 54 (6.69%) Network Security
3 45 (5.58%) VPN
4 38 (4.71%) WAN
5 37 (4.58%) LAN
6 34 (4.21%) SAN
7 30 (3.72%) DNS
8 24 (2.97%) PBX
9 19 (2.35%) DHCP
10 18 (2.23%) Skype
11 17 (2.11%) TCP/IP
12 12 (1.49%) VoIP
12 12 (1.49%) Wireshark
13 11 (1.36%) HTTP
13 11 (1.36%) NetScaler
14 10 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
15 8 (0.99%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (0.99%) SSL
15 8 (0.99%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 80 (9.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (9.67%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (9.17%) Power BI
5 58 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 53 (6.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 50 (6.20%) Big Data
8 41 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 40 (4.96%) Hadoop
10 36 (4.46%) Data Lake
11 32 (3.97%) NoSQL
12 30 (3.72%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 25 (3.10%) OLAP
14 24 (2.97%) MySQL
15 19 (2.35%) Apache Hive
15 19 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
16 18 (2.23%) OLAP Cube
16 18 (2.23%) OLTP
17 17 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 15 (1.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 86 (10.66%) Git (software)
2 70 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 28 (3.47%) TeamCity
4 27 (3.35%) JIRA
4 27 (3.35%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.35%) Selenium
6 18 (2.23%) Octopus Deploy
7 16 (1.98%) NUnit
8 14 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (1.73%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.73%) GitLab
9 11 (1.36%) Moq
9 11 (1.36%) MSTest
10 9 (1.12%) Cypress.io
10 9 (1.12%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (1.12%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.12%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.87%) Maven
12 6 (0.74%) Artifactory
12 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 242 (29.99%) Finance
2 62 (7.68%) Banking
3 48 (5.95%) Law
4 20 (2.48%) Retail
5 16 (1.98%) Private Banking
6 14 (1.73%) Front Office
7 12 (1.49%) Marketing
7 12 (1.49%) Retail Banking
8 11 (1.36%) Games
8 11 (1.36%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.24%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.12%) Publishing
11 6 (0.74%) Back Office
11 6 (0.74%) Legal
12 5 (0.62%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.50%) Advertising
14 3 (0.37%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.25%) Billing
15 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 246 (30.48%) Developer
2 99 (12.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 79 (9.79%) Azure Engineer
4 76 (9.42%) .NET Developer
5 66 (8.18%) Architect
5 66 (8.18%) Azure Developer
6 64 (7.93%) Senior Developer
7 56 (6.94%) Analyst
7 56 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 55 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 44 (5.45%) C# Developer
10 41 (5.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
11 37 (4.58%) Consultant
12 34 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
13 29 (3.59%) React Developer
14 28 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
15 26 (3.22%) IT Engineer
15 26 (3.22%) Lead Developer
15 26 (3.22%) Security Engineer
16 25 (3.10%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (24.41%) .NET
2 118 (14.62%) .NET Core
3 84 (10.41%) AngularJS
4 78 (9.67%) HTML
5 74 (9.17%) CSS
6 73 (9.05%) ASP.NET
7 62 (7.68%) React
8 48 (5.95%) REST
9 40 (4.96%) XML
10 37 (4.58%) .NET Framework
10 37 (4.58%) ASP.NET Core
11 35 (4.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (4.34%) Web Services
12 33 (4.09%) JSON
13 31 (3.84%) HTML5
14 27 (3.35%) Node.js
15 24 (2.97%) SOAP
16 23 (2.85%) RESTful
17 22 (2.73%) YAML
18 21 (2.60%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 68 (8.43%) Public Cloud
2 63 (7.81%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 38 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 34 (4.21%) Data Centre
6 23 (2.85%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.85%) Cloud Native
7 14 (1.73%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (1.49%) Replication
8 12 (1.49%) User Experience
9 11 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.12%) Derivative
10 9 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.12%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 6 (0.74%) Private Cloud
12 6 (0.74%) Robotics
13 5 (0.62%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 153 (18.96%) Windows
2 87 (10.78%) Linux
3 80 (9.91%) Windows Server
4 44 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.10%) Windows 10
6 19 (2.35%) Unix
6 19 (2.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.74%) Solaris
8 6 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.62%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.50%) Debian
11 3 (0.37%) Android
12 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.25%) VMS
13 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (36.31%) DevOps
2 211 (26.15%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (17.84%) Microservices
4 105 (13.01%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (10.53%) Fintech
6 83 (10.29%) Migration
7 76 (9.42%) Problem-Solving
8 68 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 67 (8.30%) Analytics
10 64 (7.93%) ETL
11 63 (7.81%) Data Modelling
11 63 (7.81%) Web Development
12 62 (7.68%) TDD
13 61 (7.56%) Scrum
13 61 (7.56%) Test Automation
14 57 (7.06%) Infrastructure as Code
15 55 (6.82%) MVC
15 55 (6.82%) Software Engineering
16 50 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (5.33%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 232 (28.75%) SQL
2 190 (23.54%) C#
3 165 (20.45%) Python
4 115 (14.25%) JavaScript
5 105 (13.01%) PowerShell
6 73 (9.05%) Java
7 39 (4.83%) TypeScript
8 29 (3.59%) Bash Shell
9 28 (3.47%) PHP
10 27 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 24 (2.97%) Ruby
12 20 (2.48%) Go
13 19 (2.35%) Scala
14 18 (2.23%) R
15 17 (2.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 12 (1.49%) ES6
16 12 (1.49%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.49%) PL/SQL
17 9 (1.12%) F#
18 8 (0.99%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 95 (11.77%) Degree
2 41 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (4.21%) CCNA
4 33 (4.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (2.60%) CISSP
7 20 (2.48%) CISM
8 15 (1.86%) Master's Degree
9 12 (1.49%) MCSE
9 12 (1.49%) Security Cleared
10 11 (1.36%) CISA
11 10 (1.24%) CRISC
12 9 (1.12%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.87%) GCIA
13 7 (0.87%) GCIH
14 6 (0.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 6 (0.74%) CCSP
14 6 (0.74%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.74%) GCFA
15 5 (0.62%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.60%) NIST
2 18 (2.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (1.73%) GDPR
4 12 (1.49%) QA
5 11 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 11 (1.36%) SLA
6 6 (0.74%) COBIT
7 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (17.47%) Docker
2 107 (13.26%) Active Directory
3 44 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (3.35%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
6 10 (1.24%) XenApp
7 6 (0.74%) HDFS
7 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.25%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.25%) vSphere
9 2 (0.25%) Xen
10 1 (0.12%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.12%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 131 (16.23%) Kubernetes
2 124 (15.37%) Terraform
3 88 (10.90%) Ansible
4 52 (6.44%) Puppet
5 39 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (3.97%) SCCM
7 29 (3.59%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (1.49%) Kibana
9 10 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (1.12%) Grafana
11 8 (0.99%) Control-M
11 8 (0.99%) WSUS
12 6 (0.74%) CSIRT
12 6 (0.74%) Prometheus
13 4 (0.50%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.50%) logstash
13 4 (0.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 3 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.37%) Nagios
14 3 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 291 (36.06%) Microsoft
2 78 (9.67%) VMware
3 58 (7.19%) Cisco
4 41 (5.08%) Oracle
5 39 (4.83%) Google
6 34 (4.21%) Databricks
7 33 (4.09%) Meraki
8 29 (3.59%) CheckPoint
9 26 (3.22%) Citrix
10 20 (2.48%) Blue Coat
10 20 (2.48%) IBM
10 20 (2.48%) Netskope
11 19 (2.35%) Zscaler
12 14 (1.73%) Splunk
13 13 (1.61%) Cloudera
13 13 (1.61%) EMC
13 13 (1.61%) HP
13 13 (1.61%) Tableau
14 11 (1.36%) CyberArk
14 11 (1.36%) Talend