Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,219 794 1,609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 20.69% 22.20% 16.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.26% 49.66% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 668 1,495
10th Percentile £48,750 £45,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £53,152
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
75th Percentile £93,750 £82,500 £84,375
90th Percentile £106,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,750 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% - -

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 2,635 1,599 3,973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.72% 44.70% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,406 1,401 3,639
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £36,150
25th Percentile £55,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £73,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £83,750 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 - 1 £80,000 -
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 522 (42.82%) DevOps
2 454 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 451 (37.00%) AWS
4 389 (31.91%) Finance
5 380 (31.17%) SQL
6 367 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 347 (28.47%) C#
8 263 (21.58%) .NET
9 261 (21.41%) Python
10 249 (20.43%) SQL Server
11 243 (19.93%) GCP
12 233 (19.11%) Kubernetes
13 229 (18.79%) Docker
14 216 (17.72%) JavaScript
15 215 (17.64%) Social Skills
16 209 (17.15%) Java
17 203 (16.65%) Microservices
18 193 (15.83%) Software Engineering
19 180 (14.77%) Windows
20 179 (14.68%) Analytics
20 179 (14.68%) Terraform
21 174 (14.27%) PowerShell
22 164 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
23 161 (13.21%) Power Platform
24 156 (12.80%) Degree
25 146 (11.98%) Microsoft 365
26 143 (11.73%) Power BI
27 141 (11.57%) Test Automation
28 138 (11.32%) Active Directory
29 133 (10.91%) React

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 78 (6.40%) Confluence
2 68 (5.58%) SharePoint
3 53 (4.35%) Apache Spark
4 21 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.48%) IIS
6 16 (1.31%) MS Exchange
7 15 (1.23%) CMS
8 12 (0.98%) SAS
9 11 (0.90%) Apache Airflow
10 9 (0.74%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.49%) Apache
11 6 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (0.33%) Appian
13 4 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.25%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.25%) nginx
14 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.16%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.49%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.33%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.25%) Zeplin
8 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.082%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 17 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.41%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.33%) Relativity
3 4 (0.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.25%) FastStats
4 3 (0.25%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.25%) Unica
5 2 (0.16%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.082%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.082%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.082%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.082%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.082%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 451 (37.00%) AWS
2 243 (19.93%) GCP
3 161 (13.21%) Power Platform
4 146 (11.98%) Microsoft 365
5 114 (9.35%) Serverless
6 96 (7.88%) PaaS
7 93 (7.63%) IaaS
8 87 (7.14%) SaaS
9 78 (6.40%) Azure Active Directory
10 57 (4.68%) Azure Data Factory
11 41 (3.36%) PowerApps
12 33 (2.71%) GitHub
13 31 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
13 31 (2.54%) Azure Logic Apps
14 29 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
15 28 (2.30%) Snowflake
16 27 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
16 27 (2.21%) Power Automate
17 26 (2.13%) Azure Service Bus
18 23 (1.89%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 54 (4.43%) Firewall
2 36 (2.95%) Network Security
3 31 (2.54%) DNS
4 21 (1.72%) DHCP
5 16 (1.31%) SAN
5 16 (1.31%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.31%) VPN
6 14 (1.15%) Extranet
7 12 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (0.98%) FTP
7 12 (0.98%) WAN
8 8 (0.66%) LAN
9 7 (0.57%) NetScaler
9 7 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 7 (0.57%) VLAN
9 7 (0.57%) WebEx
9 7 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (0.49%) HTTP
10 6 (0.49%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (20.43%) SQL Server
2 143 (11.73%) Power BI
3 111 (9.11%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (8.78%) NoSQL
5 90 (7.38%) Data Lake
6 83 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
7 81 (6.64%) Relational Database
8 78 (6.40%) Azure SQL Database
9 76 (6.23%) MongoDB
10 52 (4.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 52 (4.27%) Big Data
11 45 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 38 (3.12%) Hadoop
13 37 (3.04%) Tableau
14 34 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 31 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (1.72%) Metadata
17 16 (1.31%) Amazon Redshift
18 15 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 132 (10.83%) JIRA
2 130 (10.66%) Jenkins
3 114 (9.35%) Git (software)
4 59 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 52 (4.27%) SonarQube
6 42 (3.45%) TeamCity
7 34 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
9 32 (2.63%) Selenium
10 28 (2.30%) Visual Studio
11 24 (1.97%) GitLab
12 20 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 15 (1.23%) SpecFlow
13 15 (1.23%) webpack
14 14 (1.15%) Cypress.io
14 14 (1.15%) Grunt
14 14 (1.15%) Postman
15 13 (1.07%) Bitbucket
15 13 (1.07%) Bower
16 10 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 389 (31.91%) Finance
2 215 (17.64%) Social Skills
3 85 (6.97%) Banking
4 67 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (4.35%) Presentation Skills
6 51 (4.18%) Retail
7 50 (4.10%) Influencing Skills
8 43 (3.53%) Advertising
9 35 (2.87%) Law
10 34 (2.79%) Legal
11 33 (2.71%) Investment Banking
12 32 (2.63%) Marketing
13 31 (2.54%) Public Sector
14 22 (1.80%) Games
15 17 (1.39%) Publishing
16 13 (1.07%) Front Office
17 12 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
17 12 (0.98%) Telecoms
18 9 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 311 (25.51%) Developer
2 149 (12.22%) Architect
3 86 (7.05%) Azure Engineer
4 83 (6.81%) Senior Developer
5 79 (6.48%) .NET Developer
6 77 (6.32%) Data Engineer
7 72 (5.91%) Analyst
8 71 (5.82%) Technical Leader
9 70 (5.74%) C# Developer
10 69 (5.66%) DevOps Engineer
11 58 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 55 (4.51%) Software Engineer
13 49 (4.02%) Cloud Engineer
14 45 (3.69%) Data Architect
15 44 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
16 43 (3.53%) Lead Developer
17 38 (3.12%) Consultant
18 36 (2.95%) Project Manager
19 35 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
20 32 (2.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 263 (21.58%) .NET
2 133 (10.91%) React
3 124 (10.17%) AngularJS
4 118 (9.68%) Web Services
5 116 (9.52%) .NET Core
6 113 (9.27%) CSS
7 98 (8.04%) HTML
8 86 (7.05%) Node.js
9 77 (6.32%) .NET Framework
10 67 (5.50%) ASP.NET
11 65 (5.33%) Kafka
12 62 (5.09%) JSON
13 58 (4.76%) jQuery
14 52 (4.27%) HTML5
15 49 (4.02%) OAuth
16 48 (3.94%) Spring
17 47 (3.86%) Entity Framework
17 47 (3.86%) OAuth2
18 46 (3.77%) OpenID
19 44 (3.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.92%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 45 (3.69%) Public Cloud
4 37 (3.04%) Cloud Native
5 36 (2.95%) User Experience
6 31 (2.54%) Equities
7 28 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (2.13%) Data Centre
9 23 (1.89%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.80%) N-Tier
11 15 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.15%) Algorithms
12 14 (1.15%) Legacy Systems
13 12 (0.98%) Data Structures
14 11 (0.90%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.82%) Derivative
15 10 (0.82%) Replication
16 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
16 8 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 180 (14.77%) Windows
2 84 (6.89%) Linux
3 79 (6.48%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.87%) Unix
5 30 (2.46%) Windows 10
6 23 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 21 (1.72%) Android
8 15 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
11 8 (0.66%) VMS
12 7 (0.57%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.41%) CentOS
13 5 (0.41%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.25%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.16%) Solaris
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 2 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (42.82%) DevOps
2 454 (37.24%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (16.65%) Microservices
4 193 (15.83%) Software Engineering
5 179 (14.68%) Analytics
6 164 (13.45%) Business Intelligence
7 141 (11.57%) Test Automation
8 123 (10.09%) Scrum
9 107 (8.78%) Full Stack Development
10 106 (8.70%) Infrastructure as Code
11 103 (8.45%) MVC
12 100 (8.20%) Data Modelling
13 98 (8.04%) Fintech
14 88 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (6.97%) Mentoring
16 84 (6.89%) Enterprise Architecture
17 83 (6.81%) Migration
18 82 (6.73%) Coaching
19 81 (6.64%) Technical Leadership
20 80 (6.56%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 380 (31.17%) SQL
2 347 (28.47%) C#
3 261 (21.41%) Python
4 216 (17.72%) JavaScript
5 209 (17.15%) Java
6 174 (14.27%) PowerShell
7 62 (5.09%) C++
8 56 (4.59%) T-SQL
9 49 (4.02%) TypeScript
10 48 (3.94%) Bash Shell
11 39 (3.20%) Scala
12 33 (2.71%) Kotlin
13 32 (2.63%) Go
14 25 (2.05%) PHP
14 25 (2.05%) VBA
15 23 (1.89%) R
16 22 (1.80%) Java 8
17 13 (1.07%) Ruby
17 13 (1.07%) VB
18 12 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 156 (12.80%) Degree
2 63 (5.17%) Master's Degree
3 23 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.80%) Security Cleared
5 18 (1.48%) CISSP
5 18 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
7 16 (1.31%) CCNA
8 11 (0.90%) MCSE
9 10 (0.82%) GIAC
10 6 (0.49%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.49%) CCNP
10 6 (0.49%) CEH
10 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (0.49%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.41%) CISM
12 4 (0.33%) ISEB
12 4 (0.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (10.50%) QA
2 59 (4.84%) GDPR
3 45 (3.69%) Data Quality
4 25 (2.05%) SLA
5 20 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (1.39%) NIST
7 10 (0.82%) COBIT
8 9 (0.74%) NIST 800
9 7 (0.57%) Accessibility
10 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.25%) NCSC
12 2 (0.16%) GRC
12 2 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.16%) ISO 31000
12 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
13 1 (0.082%) PMO
13 1 (0.082%) SEPA
System Software
1 229 (18.79%) Docker
2 138 (11.32%) Active Directory
3 55 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 15 (1.23%) XenApp
6 13 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (0.74%) vSphere
9 7 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.16%) Firmware
10 2 (0.16%) KVM
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.082%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.082%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.082%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.082%) Xen
11 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 233 (19.11%) Kubernetes
2 179 (14.68%) Terraform
3 71 (5.82%) Ansible
4 32 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 28 (2.30%) Puppet
7 26 (2.13%) SCCM
8 18 (1.48%) FortiGate
9 16 (1.31%) Grafana
10 13 (1.07%) Prometheus
11 8 (0.66%) SCOM
12 6 (0.49%) Control-M
12 6 (0.49%) EdgeSight
12 6 (0.49%) Nagios
12 6 (0.49%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.49%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.41%) CASB
13 5 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.41%) Istio
13 5 (0.41%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 367 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 91 (7.47%) Oracle
3 72 (5.91%) VMware
4 60 (4.92%) Google
5 59 (4.84%) Databricks
6 53 (4.35%) Cisco
7 34 (2.79%) Citrix
8 30 (2.46%) SolarWinds
9 28 (2.30%) IBM
10 25 (2.05%) Fortinet
11 23 (1.89%) ServiceNow
12 21 (1.72%) HP
13 20 (1.64%) Atlassian
14 19 (1.56%) Fidessa
15 18 (1.48%) Palo Alto
16 16 (1.31%) Informatica
16 16 (1.31%) NetApp
17 15 (1.23%) Dell
18 14 (1.15%) Alteryx
19 13 (1.07%) SAP