Period
to 8 July 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 8 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 16
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 +33
Permanent jobs citing Azure 965 1,579 1,173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 15.85% 15.00% 10.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.51% 40.79% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 919 1,547 1,061
Median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.26% +6.40%
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 2,325 3,871 3,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.19% 36.78% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,011 3,559 2,652
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,450 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.04%

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 8 July 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 8 July 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 11 £90,000 +60.00%
Moorgate -5 2 £61,750 +23.50%
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 380 (39.38%) AWS
2 348 (36.06%) Microsoft
3 304 (31.50%) DevOps
4 295 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
5 275 (28.50%) .NET
6 268 (27.77%) Finance
7 258 (26.74%) SQL
8 252 (26.11%) C#
9 210 (21.76%) Windows
10 206 (21.35%) SQL Server
11 200 (20.73%) Python
12 175 (18.13%) Office 365
13 172 (17.82%) Docker
14 161 (16.68%) Kubernetes
15 152 (15.75%) PowerShell
16 146 (15.13%) Microservices
17 139 (14.40%) .NET Core
18 134 (13.89%) Active Directory
19 130 (13.47%) JavaScript
20 120 (12.44%) Terraform
21 119 (12.33%) GCP
22 111 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
23 110 (11.40%) Fintech
24 109 (11.30%) VMware
25 105 (10.88%) AngularJS
26 104 (10.78%) Power Platform
27 103 (10.67%) Windows Server
28 102 (10.57%) Ansible
29 100 (10.36%) Power BI
30 99 (10.26%) Java

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 48 (4.97%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.42%) Apache Spark
3 31 (3.21%) MS Exchange
4 24 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.18%) IIS
6 17 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (1.45%) Skype for Business
8 11 (1.14%) Confluence
9 10 (1.04%) Apache
10 7 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.73%) Tomcat
11 6 (0.62%) Apache Airflow
11 6 (0.62%) nginx
12 4 (0.41%) Drupal
12 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (0.31%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.31%) Gliffy
5 3 (0.31%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.41%) FastStats
2 4 (0.41%) Unica
3 3 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.21%) Eikon
4 2 (0.21%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.10%) Magento
5 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.10%) Shopify
5 1 (0.10%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 380 (39.38%) AWS
2 175 (18.13%) Office 365
3 119 (12.33%) GCP
4 104 (10.78%) Power Platform
5 73 (7.56%) Azure Active Directory
6 46 (4.77%) SaaS
7 44 (4.56%) IaaS
8 43 (4.46%) Cloud Computing
8 43 (4.46%) PaaS
9 16 (1.66%) Azure Data Factory
10 13 (1.35%) GitHub
11 11 (1.14%) Serverless
12 10 (1.04%) npm
12 10 (1.04%) PowerApps
12 10 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.93%) OneDrive
14 8 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.73%) Amazon EKS
15 7 (0.73%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 82 (8.50%) Firewall
2 53 (5.49%) DNS
3 34 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 33 (3.42%) DHCP
5 29 (3.01%) VPN
6 28 (2.90%) SAN
7 25 (2.59%) Network Security
8 20 (2.07%) Skype
8 20 (2.07%) WAN
9 18 (1.87%) LAN
10 17 (1.76%) VoIP
11 15 (1.55%) HTTP
11 15 (1.55%) NetScaler
12 13 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.93%) MPLS
13 9 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (0.83%) Internet
14 8 (0.83%) PBX
14 8 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 100 (10.36%) Power BI
3 88 (9.12%) Data Warehouse
4 79 (8.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 60 (6.22%) NoSQL
6 56 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 55 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 46 (4.77%) Big Data
9 42 (4.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 37 (3.83%) Hadoop
11 31 (3.21%) Relational Database
12 28 (2.90%) Data Lake
13 27 (2.80%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 25 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
14 25 (2.59%) RDBMS
15 24 (2.49%) Apache Hive
16 22 (2.28%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 20 (2.07%) Snowflake Schema
18 17 (1.76%) MongoDB
18 17 (1.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 87 (9.02%) Git (software)
2 74 (7.67%) Jenkins
3 37 (3.83%) TeamCity
4 35 (3.63%) JIRA
5 31 (3.21%) Visual Studio
6 26 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (2.28%) NUnit
8 21 (2.18%) SpecFlow
9 19 (1.97%) Visual Studio Team System
10 18 (1.87%) Selenium
11 16 (1.66%) MSTest
12 15 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (1.35%) Bitbucket
14 12 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (1.24%) gulp
15 11 (1.14%) Moq
15 11 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 10 (1.04%) GitLab
17 9 (0.93%) Maven
17 9 (0.93%) Postman
General
1 268 (27.77%) Finance
2 43 (4.46%) Banking
2 43 (4.46%) Law
3 32 (3.32%) Retail
4 20 (2.07%) Marketing
5 17 (1.76%) Legal
6 16 (1.66%) Games
7 13 (1.35%) Back Office
8 11 (1.14%) Front Office
8 11 (1.14%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.73%) Public Sector
10 6 (0.62%) Advertising
11 5 (0.52%) Billing
11 5 (0.52%) Housing Association
11 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.41%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 281 (29.12%) Developer
2 116 (12.02%) .NET Developer
3 98 (10.16%) Architect
4 97 (10.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 81 (8.39%) Analyst
6 69 (7.15%) Senior Developer
7 65 (6.74%) Azure Engineer
8 62 (6.42%) C# Developer
9 61 (6.32%) Azure Developer
10 60 (6.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 51 (5.28%) Cloud Engineer
12 47 (4.87%) Consultant
13 45 (4.66%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 37 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
15 35 (3.63%) React Developer
16 33 (3.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 30 (3.11%) Data Engineer
18 27 (2.80%) Support Engineer
19 26 (2.69%) Azure Architect
20 25 (2.59%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (28.50%) .NET
2 139 (14.40%) .NET Core
3 105 (10.88%) AngularJS
4 92 (9.53%) React
5 85 (8.81%) CSS
6 83 (8.60%) HTML
7 68 (7.05%) ASP.NET
8 61 (6.32%) REST
9 57 (5.91%) .NET Framework
9 57 (5.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 39 (4.04%) Web Services
11 38 (3.94%) Node.js
12 32 (3.32%) Kafka
13 30 (3.11%) Redux
14 29 (3.01%) ASP.NET Core
15 27 (2.80%) HTML5
15 27 (2.80%) RESTful
16 25 (2.59%) SOAP
16 25 (2.59%) XML
17 22 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 71 (7.36%) Public Cloud
2 64 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (6.32%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (5.28%) Management Information System
5 37 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 25 (2.59%) Cloud Native
6 25 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 18 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (1.87%) User Experience
8 16 (1.66%) Hedge funds
9 14 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 12 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (1.14%) Data Structures
12 10 (1.04%) Derivative
12 10 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.62%) Analytical Mindset
13 6 (0.62%) Replication
13 6 (0.62%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 210 (21.76%) Windows
2 103 (10.67%) Windows Server
3 96 (9.95%) Linux
4 43 (4.46%) Windows 10
5 34 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (2.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (1.76%) Unix
8 13 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (1.14%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.04%) Windows Server 2019
11 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.31%) Android
13 3 (0.31%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.31%) VMS
14 2 (0.21%) CentOS
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (31.50%) DevOps
2 295 (30.57%) Agile Software Development
3 146 (15.13%) Microservices
4 111 (11.50%) Business Intelligence
5 110 (11.40%) Fintech
6 93 (9.64%) Migration
7 88 (9.12%) Test Automation
8 82 (8.50%) MVC
9 76 (7.88%) Scrum
10 75 (7.77%) Infrastructure as Code
11 72 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 71 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (7.15%) Analytics
13 69 (7.15%) Problem-Solving
13 69 (7.15%) TDD
14 62 (6.42%) Data Modelling
15 59 (6.11%) Information Security
16 58 (6.01%) ETL
17 55 (5.70%) SDLC
17 55 (5.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 258 (26.74%) SQL
2 252 (26.11%) C#
3 200 (20.73%) Python
4 152 (15.75%) PowerShell
5 130 (13.47%) JavaScript
6 99 (10.26%) Java
7 71 (7.36%) TypeScript
8 53 (5.49%) Bash Shell
9 47 (4.87%) T-SQL
10 33 (3.42%) Ruby
11 28 (2.90%) Scala
12 24 (2.49%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 19 (1.97%) ES6
14 18 (1.87%) R
15 17 (1.76%) Go
16 14 (1.45%) Kotlin
16 14 (1.45%) PHP
17 13 (1.35%) F#
18 10 (1.04%) C
19 8 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (9.33%) Degree
2 36 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (3.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (2.59%) CISSP
6 22 (2.28%) CCNA
7 19 (1.97%) CISM
8 18 (1.87%) MCSA
9 17 (1.76%) Master's Degree
10 14 (1.45%) CISA
11 13 (1.35%) MCSE
12 12 (1.24%) CEH
13 11 (1.14%) CRISC
13 11 (1.14%) MCITP
13 11 (1.14%) OSCP
14 9 (0.93%) GWAPT
15 8 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (0.73%) CCIE
17 6 (0.62%) CCNP
17 6 (0.62%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.11%) QA
2 19 (1.97%) GDPR
2 19 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.87%) NIST
4 14 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (1.45%) SLA
5 10 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.10%) COBIT
7 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (17.82%) Docker
2 134 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 55 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 37 (3.83%) Hyper-V
5 20 (2.07%) XenApp
6 13 (1.35%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
8 7 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.73%) vSphere
9 5 (0.52%) Apache Flume
9 5 (0.52%) Xen
10 4 (0.41%) HDFS
11 3 (0.31%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.10%) KVM
12 1 (0.10%) vCloud
12 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 161 (16.68%) Kubernetes
2 120 (12.44%) Terraform
3 102 (10.57%) Ansible
4 53 (5.49%) Puppet
5 42 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (4.15%) SCCM
7 34 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (1.66%) Kibana
9 9 (0.93%) Grafana
10 7 (0.73%) SCOM
10 7 (0.73%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.41%) Consul
11 4 (0.41%) Control-M
11 4 (0.41%) Istio
11 4 (0.41%) logstash
11 4 (0.41%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.41%) PowerCLI
11 4 (0.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 348 (36.06%) Microsoft
2 109 (11.30%) VMware
3 58 (6.01%) Google
4 46 (4.77%) Cisco
4 46 (4.77%) Citrix
5 38 (3.94%) Oracle
6 20 (2.07%) IBM
7 18 (1.87%) Meraki
8 17 (1.76%) CheckPoint
9 16 (1.66%) Informatica
9 16 (1.66%) Palo Alto
9 16 (1.66%) Tableau
10 15 (1.55%) F5
11 12 (1.24%) HP
11 12 (1.24%) Talend
12 11 (1.14%) SnapLogic
13 10 (1.04%) Bloomberg
13 10 (1.04%) EMC
13 10 (1.04%) Juniper
14 9 (0.93%) CyberArk