Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 7 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,084 1,368 1,236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 23.18% 15.09% 11.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 51.57% 41.87% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,047 1,320 1,190
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +12.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £93,750 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +16.67%

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 2,102 3,267 3,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.95% 36.04% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,850 2,868 2,757
Median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.54% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,675 £34,550
90th Percentile £102,625 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £66,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +9.85% +1.54% +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -6 2 £80,000 -11.11%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 470 (43.36%) AWS
2 438 (40.41%) DevOps
3 420 (38.75%) SQL
4 366 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
5 339 (31.27%) .NET
6 335 (30.90%) Microsoft
7 319 (29.43%) C#
8 296 (27.31%) Finance
9 257 (23.71%) JavaScript
10 253 (23.34%) Microservices
11 247 (22.79%) SQL Server
12 216 (19.93%) CSS
13 207 (19.10%) Terraform
14 201 (18.54%) Python
15 196 (18.08%) PowerShell
16 191 (17.62%) Test Automation
17 189 (17.44%) Degree
18 188 (17.34%) .NET Core
19 182 (16.79%) Kubernetes
20 179 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
21 174 (16.05%) React
21 174 (16.05%) SharePoint
22 167 (15.41%) PaaS
23 166 (15.31%) Microsoft 365
23 166 (15.31%) OO
24 164 (15.13%) GCP
25 161 (14.85%) Power Platform
26 160 (14.76%) Docker
27 151 (13.93%) Active Directory
28 146 (13.47%) Windows

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
1 174 (16.05%) SharePoint
2 50 (4.61%) Apache Spark
3 26 (2.40%) SAS
4 18 (1.66%) Apache
4 18 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.48%) Confluence
6 13 (1.20%) CMS
7 12 (1.11%) IIS
7 12 (1.11%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.37%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.28%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.28%) nginx
10 3 (0.28%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.28%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) JBoss
11 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 114 (10.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.57%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 4 (0.37%) Actimize
4 3 (0.28%) Eikon
5 2 (0.18%) Relativity
6 1 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.092%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 470 (43.36%) AWS
2 167 (15.41%) PaaS
3 166 (15.31%) Microsoft 365
4 164 (15.13%) GCP
5 161 (14.85%) Power Platform
6 144 (13.28%) Azure Active Directory
7 105 (9.69%) Dynamics 365
8 99 (9.13%) SaaS
9 71 (6.55%) IaaS
10 67 (6.18%) Azure Data Factory
11 41 (3.78%) PowerApps
12 36 (3.32%) Serverless
13 29 (2.68%) Datadog
14 28 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
14 28 (2.58%) GitHub
15 26 (2.40%) Azure Functions
16 16 (1.48%) OpenShift
17 15 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 12 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (5.35%) Firewall
2 44 (4.06%) Network Security
3 39 (3.60%) WAN
4 38 (3.51%) VPN
5 36 (3.32%) LAN
6 28 (2.58%) DNS
7 25 (2.31%) DHCP
8 19 (1.75%) TCP/IP
9 15 (1.38%) PBX
9 15 (1.38%) SAN
10 12 (1.11%) BGP
11 11 (1.01%) Multicast
12 10 (0.92%) NetScaler
13 9 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.83%) OSPF
14 8 (0.74%) tcpdump
14 8 (0.74%) Wireshark
15 7 (0.65%) HTTP
16 6 (0.55%) MPLS
16 6 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (22.79%) SQL Server
2 102 (9.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 97 (8.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 83 (7.66%) Data Warehouse
5 82 (7.56%) Data Lake
6 81 (7.47%) Azure SQL Database
7 79 (7.29%) NoSQL
8 78 (7.20%) Power BI
9 71 (6.55%) Big Data
10 66 (6.09%) Hadoop
11 56 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (3.04%) Apache Hive
13 26 (2.40%) Oracle Database
14 25 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (2.21%) Pentaho
16 21 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 20 (1.85%) Amazon Redshift
17 20 (1.85%) MySQL
18 18 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.66%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 106 (9.78%) Git (software)
2 105 (9.69%) Jenkins
3 81 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 69 (6.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 65 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.69%) JIRA
7 35 (3.23%) TeamCity
8 26 (2.40%) NUnit
9 18 (1.66%) Artifactory
10 16 (1.48%) CircleCI
11 14 (1.29%) Bitbucket
11 14 (1.29%) GitLab
11 14 (1.29%) Maven
12 12 (1.11%) Selenium
13 11 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
14 10 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
15 7 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.65%) Travis CI
16 6 (0.55%) Cypress.io
16 6 (0.55%) Moq
General
1 296 (27.31%) Finance
2 111 (10.24%) Banking
3 46 (4.24%) Private Banking
4 44 (4.06%) Law
5 38 (3.51%) Games
6 25 (2.31%) Front Office
7 18 (1.66%) Advertising
7 18 (1.66%) Back Office
7 18 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.48%) Public Sector
8 16 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 14 (1.29%) Retail
10 9 (0.83%) Legal
11 8 (0.74%) Housing Association
11 8 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.65%) Publishing
13 6 (0.55%) Marketing
14 1 (0.092%) Billing
14 1 (0.092%) Local Government
14 1 (0.092%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 318 (29.34%) Developer
2 171 (15.77%) Architect
3 113 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 111 (10.24%) Azure Developer
5 104 (9.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 99 (9.13%) .NET Developer
7 92 (8.49%) Senior Developer
8 84 (7.75%) Azure Engineer
9 76 (7.01%) Consultant
10 64 (5.90%) C# .NET Developer
11 63 (5.81%) Senior C# Developer
12 58 (5.35%) Data Engineer
13 51 (4.70%) Azure Architect
14 50 (4.61%) Analyst
15 47 (4.34%) SQL Developer
16 46 (4.24%) Technical Leader
17 45 (4.15%) Senior .NET Developer
18 43 (3.97%) Senior SQL Developer
19 41 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 41 (3.78%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 339 (31.27%) .NET
2 216 (19.93%) CSS
3 188 (17.34%) .NET Core
4 174 (16.05%) React
5 135 (12.45%) Web Services
6 120 (11.07%) jQuery
7 115 (10.61%) .NET Framework
7 115 (10.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 111 (10.24%) HTML
9 110 (10.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 101 (9.32%) Entity Framework
11 93 (8.58%) XML
12 73 (6.73%) ASP.NET
13 69 (6.37%) AngularJS
14 66 (6.09%) Node.js
15 48 (4.43%) XSD
16 47 (4.34%) WCF
17 40 (3.69%) RESTful
18 31 (2.86%) REST
19 30 (2.77%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 85 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (7.75%) N-Tier
3 57 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 53 (4.89%) Reinsurance
5 38 (3.51%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.32%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (2.03%) Data Centre
9 20 (1.85%) Algorithms
10 15 (1.38%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.11%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.11%) Self-Motivation
12 11 (1.01%) Clustering
12 11 (1.01%) User Experience
13 10 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (0.74%) Client/Server
14 8 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.74%) PKI
15 7 (0.65%) Replication
16 6 (0.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (13.47%) Windows
2 102 (9.41%) Linux
3 76 (7.01%) Windows Server
4 35 (3.23%) Windows 10
5 34 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 33 (3.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.77%) Unix
8 26 (2.40%) Windows Server 2019
9 23 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (1.20%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.83%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.65%) Android
12 7 (0.65%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.37%) CentOS
14 4 (0.37%) Solaris
14 4 (0.37%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.092%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (40.41%) DevOps
2 366 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (23.34%) Microservices
4 191 (17.62%) Test Automation
5 179 (16.51%) Continuous Integration
6 166 (15.31%) OO
7 145 (13.38%) Deployment Automation
8 134 (12.36%) Migration
9 124 (11.44%) CRM
10 118 (10.89%) MVC
11 116 (10.70%) Analytics
12 110 (10.15%) SOA
13 109 (10.06%) SOLID
14 107 (9.87%) Mentoring
15 99 (9.13%) ETL
16 98 (9.04%) Business Intelligence
17 96 (8.86%) UML
18 86 (7.93%) Software Engineering
19 79 (7.29%) Computer Science
19 79 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 420 (38.75%) SQL
2 319 (29.43%) C#
3 257 (23.71%) JavaScript
4 201 (18.54%) Python
5 196 (18.08%) PowerShell
6 125 (11.53%) Java
7 105 (9.69%) T-SQL
8 54 (4.98%) TypeScript
9 44 (4.06%) Bash Shell
10 43 (3.97%) Scala
11 34 (3.14%) PHP
12 25 (2.31%) Shell Script
13 24 (2.21%) PL/SQL
13 24 (2.21%) R
14 21 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 21 (1.94%) Kotlin
15 19 (1.75%) ES6
15 19 (1.75%) Ruby
16 12 (1.11%) Go
16 12 (1.11%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 189 (17.44%) Degree
2 63 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (3.32%) CISSP
4 33 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (2.49%) Security Cleared
7 26 (2.40%) CISM
8 21 (1.94%) CCNA
9 16 (1.48%) CISA
10 15 (1.38%) AWS Certification
10 15 (1.38%) SC Cleared
11 9 (0.83%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.55%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 6 (0.55%) CCNP
13 6 (0.55%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (0.46%) CCSP
14 5 (0.46%) GCFA
14 5 (0.46%) MCSE
15 4 (0.37%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (1.57%) Data Quality
2 17 (1.57%) QA
3 15 (1.38%) SLA
4 11 (1.01%) GDPR
5 9 (0.83%) NIST
6 8 (0.74%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.46%) COBIT
7 5 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.28%) FATCA
10 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.092%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.092%) EMIR
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.092%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.092%) MiFID
11 1 (0.092%) NCSC
11 1 (0.092%) NIST 800
System Software
1 160 (14.76%) Docker
2 151 (13.93%) Active Directory
3 52 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.75%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.11%) HDFS
6 11 (1.01%) XenApp
6 11 (1.01%) XenDesktop
7 7 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.18%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.18%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.18%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.18%) vSphere
12 1 (0.092%) Apache Flume
12 1 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.092%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.092%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 207 (19.10%) Terraform
2 182 (16.79%) Kubernetes
3 124 (11.44%) Ansible
4 88 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
5 63 (5.81%) Puppet
6 51 (4.70%) SCCM
7 41 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 20 (1.85%) Kibana
9 18 (1.66%) Grafana
10 16 (1.48%) Prometheus
10 16 (1.48%) Single Sign-On
11 11 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
12 8 (0.74%) SCOM
13 6 (0.55%) QRadar
14 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.46%) SCDPM
14 5 (0.46%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.37%) Control-M
15 4 (0.37%) CSIRT
15 4 (0.37%) Rancher
Vendors
1 335 (30.90%) Microsoft
2 95 (8.76%) VMware
3 83 (7.66%) Databricks
4 79 (7.29%) Nintex
5 63 (5.81%) Oracle
6 45 (4.15%) Cisco
7 44 (4.06%) Google
8 34 (3.14%) Citrix
9 30 (2.77%) Talend
10 27 (2.49%) Informatica
11 26 (2.40%) CheckPoint
11 26 (2.40%) Cloudera
12 20 (1.85%) IBM
12 20 (1.85%) SolarWinds
13 18 (1.66%) Sparx
14 17 (1.57%) Meraki
14 17 (1.57%) Splunk
15 16 (1.48%) Blue Coat
16 15 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
17 13 (1.20%) SAP