Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 15 26
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 +52
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,416 1,185 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.46% 11.47% 7.68%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.22% 41.62% 34.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,255 1,085 729
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 3,354 2,847 2,316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 36.62% 27.56% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2,931 2,583 2,068
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £91,250
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 25 £82,500 +43.48%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 606 (42.80%) AWS
2 507 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
3 475 (33.55%) Microsoft
4 456 (32.20%) C#
5 447 (31.57%) DevOps
6 445 (31.43%) SQL
7 432 (30.51%) .NET
8 319 (22.53%) Finance
9 290 (20.48%) Windows
10 286 (20.20%) SQL Server
11 255 (18.01%) JavaScript
12 238 (16.81%) Office 365
13 222 (15.68%) Microservices
14 218 (15.40%) .NET Core
15 212 (14.97%) Python
16 203 (14.34%) Active Directory
17 186 (13.14%) PowerShell
18 185 (13.06%) MVC
19 179 (12.64%) Docker
20 177 (12.50%) GCP
21 170 (12.01%) Kubernetes
22 167 (11.79%) Java
23 164 (11.58%) React
24 157 (11.09%) AngularJS
25 153 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
25 153 (10.81%) Windows Server
26 152 (10.73%) VMware
27 144 (10.17%) TDD
28 143 (10.10%) ASP.NET
29 137 (9.68%) Terraform

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 94 (6.64%) SharePoint
2 65 (4.59%) Apache Spark
3 54 (3.81%) MS Exchange
4 35 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (2.19%) Skype for Business
6 29 (2.05%) IIS
7 24 (1.69%) CMS
8 19 (1.34%) WebSphere
9 18 (1.27%) Apache
9 18 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 14 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
10 14 (0.99%) Confluence
10 14 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (0.92%) WebSphere Application Server
12 12 (0.85%) Headless CMS
13 11 (0.78%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.78%) nginx
14 10 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 8 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 8 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 43 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.49%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 35 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.71%) Magento
2 10 (0.71%) SAP Hybris
2 10 (0.71%) SDL Web 8
3 6 (0.42%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.071%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.071%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.071%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.071%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.071%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.071%) RMDS
5 1 (0.071%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 606 (42.80%) AWS
2 238 (16.81%) Office 365
3 177 (12.50%) GCP
4 96 (6.78%) Power Platform
5 83 (5.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 66 (4.66%) IaaS
7 61 (4.31%) PaaS
8 60 (4.24%) SaaS
9 51 (3.60%) Serverless
10 38 (2.68%) Azure Data Factory
11 27 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
12 23 (1.62%) GitHub
13 22 (1.55%) Azure Functions
14 20 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
15 14 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
16 13 (0.92%) Datadog
17 12 (0.85%) Firebase
18 11 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
18 11 (0.78%) AWS Fargate
19 10 (0.71%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 90 (6.36%) Firewall
2 75 (5.30%) DNS
3 51 (3.60%) DHCP
4 50 (3.53%) VPN
5 49 (3.46%) WAN
6 48 (3.39%) LAN
7 37 (2.61%) Internet
7 37 (2.61%) TCP/IP
8 36 (2.54%) Network Security
9 32 (2.26%) SAN
10 29 (2.05%) Skype
11 27 (1.91%) NetScaler
12 25 (1.77%) VoIP
13 24 (1.69%) HTTP
14 23 (1.62%) Wireless
15 22 (1.55%) MPLS
16 19 (1.34%) VLAN
17 16 (1.13%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (1.06%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (0.99%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 136 (9.60%) Data Warehouse
3 92 (6.50%) Power BI
4 91 (6.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (5.93%) Big Data
6 80 (5.65%) NoSQL
7 76 (5.37%) Hadoop
8 74 (5.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 67 (4.73%) Relational Database
10 66 (4.66%) Azure SQL Database
11 43 (3.04%) Apache Hive
11 43 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 40 (2.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 39 (2.75%) Data Lake
14 31 (2.19%) RDBMS
15 30 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
16 25 (1.77%) Cosmos DB
17 24 (1.69%) MongoDB
18 23 (1.62%) MySQL
19 21 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (7.98%) Git (software)
2 61 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 55 (3.88%) JIRA
4 51 (3.60%) Visual Studio Team System
5 48 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 43 (3.04%) Visual Studio
7 37 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 27 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (1.84%) Selenium
11 16 (1.13%) Maven
12 13 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.78%) Artifactory
13 11 (0.78%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
13 11 (0.78%) SpecFlow
14 10 (0.71%) Cucumber
14 10 (0.71%) gulp
14 10 (0.71%) Vagrant
15 9 (0.64%) NUnit
General
1 319 (22.53%) Finance
2 62 (4.38%) Marketing
3 49 (3.46%) Banking
4 48 (3.39%) Law
5 40 (2.82%) Retail
6 31 (2.19%) Legal
7 21 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 20 (1.41%) Public Sector
9 19 (1.34%) Games
10 15 (1.06%) Advertising
10 15 (1.06%) Investment Banking
11 12 (0.85%) Front Office
12 5 (0.35%) Back Office
12 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.35%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.28%) Housing Association
14 3 (0.21%) International Banking
14 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.21%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 422 (29.80%) Developer
2 203 (14.34%) .NET Developer
3 198 (13.98%) Architect
4 137 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 112 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 110 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 108 (7.63%) Analyst
8 83 (5.86%) C# .NET Developer
9 69 (4.87%) Azure Developer
9 69 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
10 64 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
11 61 (4.31%) Azure Engineer
12 60 (4.24%) Data Engineer
13 57 (4.03%) Administrator
13 57 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
14 53 (3.74%) Azure Architect
15 50 (3.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 46 (3.25%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 41 (2.90%) Consultant
18 40 (2.82%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (30.51%) .NET
2 218 (15.40%) .NET Core
3 164 (11.58%) React
4 157 (11.09%) AngularJS
5 153 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 143 (10.10%) ASP.NET
7 132 (9.32%) CSS
8 120 (8.47%) HTML
9 91 (6.43%) REST
10 82 (5.79%) .NET Framework
11 81 (5.72%) Node.js
12 77 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 75 (5.30%) Web Services
14 57 (4.03%) RESTful
15 48 (3.39%) jQuery
16 44 (3.11%) HTML5
16 44 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 39 (2.75%) ASP.NET Core
18 37 (2.61%) Entity Framework
19 32 (2.26%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 77 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
2 68 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 59 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 55 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 49 (3.46%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
8 31 (2.19%) Cloud Native
9 29 (2.05%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.91%) N-Tier
11 24 (1.69%) User Experience
12 22 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (1.55%) Reinsurance
13 21 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.27%) Mobile App
15 17 (1.20%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.20%) Virtual Team
16 15 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
17 13 (0.92%) Private Cloud
17 13 (0.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 290 (20.48%) Windows
2 153 (10.81%) Windows Server
3 119 (8.40%) Linux
4 82 (5.79%) Windows 10
5 54 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (3.60%) Unix
7 33 (2.33%) Android
8 27 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 24 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 23 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (0.99%) CentOS
11 14 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.56%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.49%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.28%) VMS
16 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.14%) Solaris
18 1 (0.071%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 447 (31.57%) DevOps
3 222 (15.68%) Microservices
4 185 (13.06%) MVC
5 144 (10.17%) TDD
6 135 (9.53%) Scrum
7 132 (9.32%) Problem-Solving
8 124 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
9 122 (8.62%) Analytics
10 120 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
11 109 (7.70%) Software Engineering
12 108 (7.63%) ETL
13 103 (7.27%) Test Automation
14 92 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 91 (6.43%) Mentoring
16 86 (6.07%) Migration
17 83 (5.86%) Fintech
18 81 (5.72%) Computer Science
19 78 (5.51%) ITIL
20 75 (5.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 456 (32.20%) C#
2 445 (31.43%) SQL
3 255 (18.01%) JavaScript
4 212 (14.97%) Python
5 186 (13.14%) PowerShell
6 167 (11.79%) Java
7 84 (5.93%) TypeScript
8 79 (5.58%) T-SQL
9 62 (4.38%) Bash Shell
10 47 (3.32%) Scala
11 29 (2.05%) PL/SQL
12 27 (1.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 26 (1.84%) C++
13 26 (1.84%) Ruby
14 21 (1.48%) R
15 20 (1.41%) PHP
16 19 (1.34%) Kotlin
17 16 (1.13%) ES6
18 15 (1.06%) F#
19 14 (0.99%) C
Qualifications
1 103 (7.27%) Degree
2 54 (3.81%) Cisco Certification
3 49 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 41 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.77%) MCSA
6 24 (1.69%) CISSP
7 22 (1.55%) MCSE
8 20 (1.41%) CCNP
9 18 (1.27%) CCNA
10 14 (0.99%) CCSP
11 13 (0.92%) CEH
11 13 (0.92%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.92%) PhD
12 12 (0.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 12 (0.85%) MCITP
13 11 (0.78%) CISM
13 11 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (0.49%) Security Cleared
15 6 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.23%) SLA
2 43 (3.04%) QA
3 28 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.62%) Data Quality
4 23 (1.62%) GDPR
5 19 (1.34%) NIST
6 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 2 (0.14%) NCSC
9 1 (0.071%) EMIR
9 1 (0.071%) MiFID
System Software
1 203 (14.34%) Active Directory
2 179 (12.64%) Docker
3 80 (5.65%) Hyper-V
4 79 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.20%) XenApp
6 14 (0.99%) XenDesktop
7 13 (0.92%) vSphere
8 12 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.56%) Xen
11 7 (0.49%) HDFS
11 7 (0.49%) KVM
11 7 (0.49%) VMware Server
12 5 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.21%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 3 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.14%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.071%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.071%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 170 (12.01%) Kubernetes
2 137 (9.68%) Terraform
3 97 (6.85%) Ansible
4 57 (4.03%) SCCM
5 49 (3.46%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (3.32%) Puppet
7 22 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
8 17 (1.20%) Grafana
8 17 (1.20%) Kibana
9 14 (0.99%) Consul
10 11 (0.78%) SCOM
11 8 (0.56%) Graphite
11 8 (0.56%) Packer
12 7 (0.49%) Istio
12 7 (0.49%) Salt
12 7 (0.49%) vCenter Server
13 6 (0.42%) SCVMM
14 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
14 5 (0.35%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 475 (33.55%) Microsoft
2 152 (10.73%) VMware
3 101 (7.13%) Google
4 71 (5.01%) Cisco
5 55 (3.88%) Citrix
6 52 (3.67%) Oracle
7 28 (1.98%) Tableau
8 27 (1.91%) CheckPoint
9 26 (1.84%) Palo Alto
10 23 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (1.48%) IBM
12 20 (1.41%) F5
12 20 (1.41%) Meraki
13 17 (1.20%) Informatica
13 17 (1.20%) Teradata
14 15 (1.06%) Nintex
14 15 (1.06%) Veeam
15 14 (0.99%) SAP
16 13 (0.92%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.92%) Juniper