Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,191 886 1,610
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 21.28% 17.03% 15.66%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.72% 42.66% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,097 772 1,507
10th Percentile £48,650 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £66,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.78% -5.00% +3.70%
75th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +7.69%

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 2,549 2,077 3,986
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.55% 39.92% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,330 1,815 3,685
10th Percentile £43,975 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £54,813 £51,250 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.41% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £103,875 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 0 3 £80,000 -
Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 571 (47.94%) DevOps
2 454 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
3 449 (37.70%) AWS
4 409 (34.34%) SQL
5 352 (29.55%) Finance
6 338 (28.38%) C#
7 311 (26.11%) Microsoft
8 284 (23.85%) .NET
9 257 (21.58%) Kubernetes
10 255 (21.41%) Microservices
11 251 (21.07%) SQL Server
12 250 (20.99%) Docker
13 249 (20.91%) JavaScript
14 245 (20.57%) Python
15 218 (18.30%) Terraform
16 215 (18.05%) PowerShell
17 214 (17.97%) Social Skills
18 210 (17.63%) GCP
19 181 (15.20%) Java
20 179 (15.03%) Windows
20 179 (15.03%) Test Automation
21 176 (14.78%) Degree
22 172 (14.44%) React
23 162 (13.60%) Software Engineering
24 159 (13.35%) Microsoft 365
25 156 (13.10%) Power Platform
26 151 (12.68%) .NET Core
27 148 (12.43%) CSS
28 147 (12.34%) Active Directory
29 144 (12.09%) Business Intelligence

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
1 119 (9.99%) SharePoint
2 54 (4.53%) Confluence
3 51 (4.28%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (1.76%) CMS
5 21 (1.76%) IIS
6 17 (1.43%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.76%) EPiServer
8 8 (0.67%) SAS
9 7 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.34%) Apache
12 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.17%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.17%) nginx
14 1 (0.084%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.084%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 45 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.25%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.084%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 58 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Elite 3E
2 4 (0.34%) Relativity
2 4 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.25%) FastStats
3 3 (0.25%) Unica
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.084%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.084%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.084%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.084%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 449 (37.70%) AWS
2 210 (17.63%) GCP
3 159 (13.35%) Microsoft 365
4 156 (13.10%) Power Platform
5 128 (10.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 126 (10.58%) PaaS
7 110 (9.24%) Serverless
8 90 (7.56%) IaaS
9 67 (5.63%) SaaS
10 63 (5.29%) Azure Service Bus
11 59 (4.95%) PowerApps
12 58 (4.87%) Azure App Service
13 56 (4.70%) Azure Key Vault
14 54 (4.53%) Azure Service Fabric
15 51 (4.28%) Azure Data Factory
15 51 (4.28%) Azure Storage
16 48 (4.03%) Azure Functions
17 45 (3.78%) GitHub
18 44 (3.69%) Azure Logic Apps
19 38 (3.19%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (4.20%) Firewall
2 32 (2.69%) Network Security
3 29 (2.43%) DNS
4 24 (2.02%) DHCP
5 21 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 19 (1.60%) Extranet
7 18 (1.51%) SAN
7 18 (1.51%) VPN
7 18 (1.51%) WAN
8 16 (1.34%) LAN
9 12 (1.01%) VLAN
10 11 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (0.92%) FTP
10 11 (0.92%) NetScaler
11 8 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (0.50%) HTTP
12 6 (0.50%) WebEx
13 5 (0.42%) Multicast
13 5 (0.42%) Wireless
14 4 (0.34%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 119 (9.99%) Power BI
3 118 (9.91%) NoSQL
4 85 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 83 (6.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 83 (6.97%) Data Warehouse
6 75 (6.30%) MongoDB
7 72 (6.05%) Data Lake
8 68 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
9 57 (4.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (3.86%) Big Data
11 45 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 41 (3.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 38 (3.19%) Hadoop
14 30 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (2.18%) Tableau
16 21 (1.76%) Apache Hive
17 20 (1.68%) RDBMS
18 18 (1.51%) MySQL
19 16 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 124 (10.41%) Jenkins
2 118 (9.91%) Git (software)
3 104 (8.73%) JIRA
4 59 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (4.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 48 (4.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 43 (3.61%) TeamCity
8 41 (3.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 39 (3.27%) SonarQube
10 38 (3.19%) Visual Studio
11 32 (2.69%) Selenium
12 23 (1.93%) GitLab
13 18 (1.51%) NUnit
13 18 (1.51%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (1.01%) Artifactory
15 12 (1.01%) Postman
16 8 (0.67%) Bitbucket
16 8 (0.67%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.67%) ER Studio
General
1 352 (29.55%) Finance
2 214 (17.97%) Social Skills
3 102 (8.56%) Banking
4 74 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (4.03%) Retail
6 43 (3.61%) Law
6 43 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
7 37 (3.11%) Influencing Skills
7 37 (3.11%) Marketing
8 30 (2.52%) Investment Banking
9 29 (2.43%) Legal
10 28 (2.35%) Advertising
10 28 (2.35%) Games
11 18 (1.51%) Front Office
11 18 (1.51%) Public Sector
12 15 (1.26%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.09%) Retail Banking
14 12 (1.01%) Private Banking
15 10 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 9 (0.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 291 (24.43%) Developer
2 131 (11.00%) Architect
3 112 (9.40%) Azure Engineer
4 108 (9.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 107 (8.98%) C# Developer
6 83 (6.97%) Senior Developer
7 77 (6.47%) Data Engineer
8 76 (6.38%) .NET Developer
9 69 (5.79%) Technical Leader
10 66 (5.54%) Azure Developer
11 60 (5.04%) Analyst
12 59 (4.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 55 (4.62%) Software Engineer
14 54 (4.53%) Cloud Engineer
15 51 (4.28%) C# .NET Developer
16 47 (3.95%) Consultant
17 45 (3.78%) Senior C# Developer
18 44 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
19 35 (2.94%) Java Developer
20 34 (2.85%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (23.85%) .NET
2 172 (14.44%) React
3 151 (12.68%) .NET Core
4 148 (12.43%) CSS
5 121 (10.16%) AngularJS
6 113 (9.49%) Web Services
7 101 (8.48%) HTML
8 100 (8.40%) .NET Framework
9 88 (7.39%) jQuery
10 87 (7.30%) Node.js
11 73 (6.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 68 (5.71%) JSON
13 67 (5.63%) Entity Framework
13 67 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 62 (5.21%) ASP.NET
15 51 (4.28%) ARM Templates
15 51 (4.28%) Kafka
16 50 (4.20%) OAuth
17 44 (3.69%) Spring
18 42 (3.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.70%) Public Cloud
2 51 (4.28%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (4.28%) N-Tier
3 45 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 36 (3.02%) Legacy Systems
5 35 (2.94%) Cloud Native
6 32 (2.69%) User Experience
7 25 (2.10%) Data Centre
8 20 (1.68%) Reinsurance
9 19 (1.60%) Equities
9 19 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
10 18 (1.51%) Mobile App
11 16 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.26%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.18%) Social Media
14 13 (1.09%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
16 11 (0.92%) Derivative
16 11 (0.92%) Private Cloud
17 9 (0.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 179 (15.03%) Windows
2 120 (10.08%) Linux
3 84 (7.05%) Windows Server
4 30 (2.52%) Windows 10
5 27 (2.27%) Unix
6 22 (1.85%) Apple iOS
7 18 (1.51%) Android
7 18 (1.51%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 11 (0.92%) CentOS
11 10 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.76%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.42%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.34%) VMS
15 4 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 2 (0.17%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 571 (47.94%) DevOps
2 454 (38.12%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (21.41%) Microservices
4 179 (15.03%) Test Automation
5 162 (13.60%) Software Engineering
6 144 (12.09%) Business Intelligence
7 139 (11.67%) Analytics
8 137 (11.50%) OO
9 132 (11.08%) Continuous Integration
10 119 (9.99%) MVC
11 118 (9.91%) Migration
12 113 (9.49%) Mentoring
13 112 (9.40%) Scrum
14 107 (8.98%) Fintech
14 107 (8.98%) SOLID
15 99 (8.31%) UML
16 94 (7.89%) Infrastructure as Code
17 92 (7.72%) CRM
18 91 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
19 79 (6.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 409 (34.34%) SQL
2 338 (28.38%) C#
3 249 (20.91%) JavaScript
4 245 (20.57%) Python
5 215 (18.05%) PowerShell
6 181 (15.20%) Java
7 80 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 59 (4.95%) TypeScript
9 58 (4.87%) C++
10 50 (4.20%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.43%) Scala
12 27 (2.27%) Kotlin
13 24 (2.02%) PHP
14 19 (1.60%) Java 8
15 17 (1.43%) VBA
16 15 (1.26%) R
17 14 (1.18%) Go
18 12 (1.01%) ES6
18 12 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 176 (14.78%) Degree
2 46 (3.86%) Master's Degree
3 41 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (1.76%) CISSP
6 17 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (1.43%) Security Cleared
7 14 (1.18%) CCNA
7 14 (1.18%) SC Cleared
8 12 (1.01%) MCSE
9 11 (0.92%) CISM
10 8 (0.67%) CISA
10 8 (0.67%) GIAC
11 6 (0.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.34%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.34%) CCNP
14 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.25%) GREM
14 3 (0.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (7.22%) QA
2 59 (4.95%) GDPR
3 30 (2.52%) Data Quality
4 26 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 25 (2.10%) SLA
6 12 (1.01%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.84%) NIST
8 9 (0.76%) Accessibility
9 7 (0.59%) COBIT
9 7 (0.59%) GRC
10 6 (0.50%) NIST 800
11 5 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.25%) NCSC
13 2 (0.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.17%) ISO 31000
13 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.17%) PMO
13 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.17%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.084%) SEPA
System Software
1 250 (20.99%) Docker
2 147 (12.34%) Active Directory
3 87 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (2.10%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.01%) XenApp
6 11 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
6 11 (0.92%) vSphere
7 7 (0.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.25%) Firmware
8 3 (0.25%) HDFS
8 3 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.25%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.17%) KVM
9 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.17%) Xen
10 1 (0.084%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 257 (21.58%) Kubernetes
2 218 (18.30%) Terraform
3 105 (8.82%) Ansible
4 81 (6.80%) Opscode Chef
5 40 (3.36%) Puppet
6 33 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
7 26 (2.18%) SCCM
8 20 (1.68%) Grafana
9 13 (1.09%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 13 (1.09%) FortiGate
9 13 (1.09%) Prometheus
10 10 (0.84%) Istio
11 8 (0.67%) PowerCLI
11 8 (0.67%) Rancher
12 6 (0.50%) Kibana
13 5 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.42%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.34%) vRealize
15 3 (0.25%) Salt
15 3 (0.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 311 (26.11%) Microsoft
2 111 (9.32%) VMware
3 67 (5.63%) Oracle
4 52 (4.37%) Databricks
5 51 (4.28%) Google
6 45 (3.78%) Cisco
7 40 (3.36%) Nintex
8 35 (2.94%) Citrix
9 28 (2.35%) SolarWinds
10 22 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 21 (1.76%) NetApp
12 18 (1.51%) Fidessa
12 18 (1.51%) Fortinet
12 18 (1.51%) HP
12 18 (1.51%) iManage
12 18 (1.51%) Palo Alto
13 17 (1.43%) Workday
14 16 (1.34%) Splunk
15 14 (1.18%) IBM
16 12 (1.01%) Red Hat