Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 32 92
Rank change year-on-year +17 +60 +139
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,261 647 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.34% 6.50% 3.36%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.02% 33.28% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,143 581 350
City of London median annual salary £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,300 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

Microsoft 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 2,801 1,944 1,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.18% 19.53% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,541 1,752 1,394
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,325
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Microsoft Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the City of London.

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in the City of London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in the City of London

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 -9 3 £57,500 +112.96%
Moorgate - 2 £67,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 556 (44.09%) Amazon AWS
2 515 (40.84%) C#
3 487 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (37.11%) .NET
5 433 (34.34%) Microsoft
6 429 (34.02%) SQL
7 374 (29.66%) Finance
8 345 (27.36%) JavaScript
9 332 (26.33%) DevOps
10 313 (24.82%) SQL Server
11 309 (24.50%) Windows
12 280 (22.20%) Active Directory
13 236 (18.72%) MVC
14 223 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 218 (17.29%) Microservices
16 208 (16.49%) AngularJS
17 204 (16.18%) CSS
18 202 (16.02%) Scrum
19 200 (15.86%) Office 365
20 185 (14.67%) PowerShell
21 180 (14.27%) .NET Core
22 179 (14.20%) T-SQL
23 177 (14.04%) Linux
23 177 (14.04%) Python
24 175 (13.88%) Web Services
24 175 (13.88%) TDD
24 175 (13.88%) Docker
25 172 (13.64%) Windows Server
26 165 (13.08%) React
27 158 (12.53%) Continuous Integration

Microsoft 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
1 125 (9.91%) SharePoint
2 96 (7.61%) MS Exchange
3 50 (3.97%) Apache Spark
4 41 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (2.46%) OpenStack
7 28 (2.22%) Skype for Business
8 27 (2.14%) IIS
9 20 (1.59%) Apache
10 19 (1.51%) Ethereum
11 17 (1.35%) CMS
11 17 (1.35%) Confluence
11 17 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.35%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.79%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.71%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 65 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Maya
Business Applications
1 73 (5.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (2.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.24%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.079%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.079%) Magento
5 1 (0.079%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 556 (44.09%) Amazon AWS
2 200 (15.86%) Office 365
3 122 (9.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 102 (8.09%) PaaS
5 96 (7.61%) SaaS
6 70 (5.55%) IaaS
7 62 (4.92%) Azure Active Directory
8 36 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
9 29 (2.30%) GitHub
10 28 (2.22%) Azure Data Factory
11 20 (1.59%) Serverless
12 15 (1.19%) Data Lake Analytics
13 14 (1.11%) OneDrive
14 13 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
15 12 (0.95%) Mimecast
16 9 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
16 9 (0.71%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
18 6 (0.48%) Azure Functions
18 6 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 132 (10.47%) Firewall
2 116 (9.20%) DNS
3 73 (5.79%) DHCP
4 63 (5.00%) VPN
5 45 (3.57%) WAN
6 43 (3.41%) SAN
6 43 (3.41%) Skype
7 39 (3.09%) TCP/IP
8 34 (2.70%) Unified Communications
9 33 (2.62%) LAN
10 28 (2.22%) VLAN
11 21 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (1.27%) Network Security
12 16 (1.27%) WLAN
13 14 (1.11%) Internet
13 14 (1.11%) MPLS
13 14 (1.11%) NetScaler
14 12 (0.95%) SSL
14 12 (0.95%) VoIP
15 10 (0.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 313 (24.82%) SQL Server
2 109 (8.64%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
4 75 (5.95%) Big Data
4 75 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 65 (5.15%) Power BI
6 63 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (4.68%) Data Lake
8 56 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 56 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 52 (4.12%) Hadoop
10 51 (4.04%) Azure SQL Database
11 44 (3.49%) MySQL
12 42 (3.33%) Relational Database
13 41 (3.25%) Blockchain
14 39 (3.09%) Redis
15 35 (2.78%) Cosmos DB
16 34 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
18 30 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 129 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 120 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 114 (9.04%) Jenkins
4 94 (7.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 68 (5.39%) TeamCity
6 49 (3.89%) Visual Studio
7 44 (3.49%) Octopus Deploy
8 35 (2.78%) JIRA
9 24 (1.90%) MSBuild
10 23 (1.82%) Selenium
11 22 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 21 (1.67%) NUnit
13 20 (1.59%) Maven
14 18 (1.43%) Subversion
15 15 (1.19%) SpecFlow
16 13 (1.03%) gulp
17 12 (0.95%) Ant
17 12 (0.95%) Gradle
17 12 (0.95%) Jasmine
18 11 (0.87%) Cucumber
General
1 374 (29.66%) Finance
2 87 (6.90%) Banking
3 70 (5.55%) Law
4 40 (3.17%) Advertising
5 37 (2.93%) Marketing
6 27 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 26 (2.06%) Retail
8 20 (1.59%) Legal
9 16 (1.27%) Front Office
10 12 (0.95%) Games
11 11 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 9 (0.71%) Back Office
13 8 (0.63%) Automotive
14 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Publishing
16 3 (0.24%) Manufacturing
17 1 (0.079%) Digital Economy
17 1 (0.079%) German Language
17 1 (0.079%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 428 (33.94%) Developer
2 204 (16.18%) .NET Developer
3 183 (14.51%) Architect
4 170 (13.48%) C# Developer
5 115 (9.12%) Solutions Architect
6 110 (8.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 109 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 109 (8.64%) Senior Developer
8 85 (6.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 82 (6.50%) Consultant
10 79 (6.26%) Azure Developer
11 59 (4.68%) Analyst
12 58 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
13 44 (3.49%) .NET Architect
14 43 (3.41%) Support Engineer
15 39 (3.09%) Lead Developer
16 38 (3.01%) Java Developer
17 36 (2.85%) Cloud Architect
18 34 (2.70%) Azure Engineer
19 33 (2.62%) .NET Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (37.11%) .NET
2 223 (17.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 208 (16.49%) AngularJS
4 204 (16.18%) CSS
5 180 (14.27%) .NET Core
6 175 (13.88%) Web Services
7 165 (13.08%) React
8 155 (12.29%) HTML
9 151 (11.97%) ASP.NET
10 114 (9.04%) jQuery
11 101 (8.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 94 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 82 (6.50%) Entity Framework
14 81 (6.42%) .NET Framework
15 61 (4.84%) REST
16 57 (4.52%) WCF
17 56 (4.44%) RabbitMQ
18 55 (4.36%) JSON
18 55 (4.36%) Node.js
19 52 (4.12%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 122 (9.67%) Data Centre
2 117 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 101 (8.01%) Greenfield Project
5 69 (5.47%) N-Tier
6 61 (4.84%) Fintech
7 47 (3.73%) Public Cloud
8 44 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
9 36 (2.85%) Hybrid Cloud
10 29 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
11 25 (1.98%) PKI
12 23 (1.82%) User Experience
13 22 (1.74%) Management Information System
14 19 (1.51%) Bitcoin
15 17 (1.35%) Mobile App
16 14 (1.11%) Replication
17 13 (1.03%) Clustering
17 13 (1.03%) Microsoft Licensing
18 12 (0.95%) Hedge funds
18 12 (0.95%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 309 (24.50%) Windows
2 177 (14.04%) Linux
3 172 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 91 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 76 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (4.52%) Windows 10
7 28 (2.22%) Windows 7
8 24 (1.90%) Unix
9 17 (1.35%) CentOS
10 16 (1.27%) Android
11 14 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (0.87%) VMS
13 10 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 9 (0.71%) Ubuntu
15 8 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 5 (0.40%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.16%) Solaris
17 2 (0.16%) SUSE
17 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (38.62%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (26.33%) DevOps
3 236 (18.72%) MVC
4 218 (17.29%) Microservices
5 202 (16.02%) Scrum
6 175 (13.88%) TDD
7 158 (12.53%) Continuous Integration
8 130 (10.31%) Test Automation
9 121 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 111 (8.80%) SOLID
11 108 (8.56%) OO
12 106 (8.41%) SOA
12 106 (8.41%) Software Engineering
13 104 (8.25%) Migration
14 103 (8.17%) Analytics
15 99 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
16 98 (7.77%) Waterfall
17 95 (7.53%) Problem-Solving
18 93 (7.38%) Deployment Automation
18 93 (7.38%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 515 (40.84%) C#
2 429 (34.02%) SQL
3 345 (27.36%) JavaScript
4 185 (14.67%) PowerShell
5 179 (14.20%) T-SQL
6 177 (14.04%) Python
7 120 (9.52%) Java
8 62 (4.92%) Ruby
9 55 (4.36%) Bash Shell
10 32 (2.54%) Scala
11 31 (2.46%) C
11 31 (2.46%) TypeScript
12 27 (2.14%) ES6
13 26 (2.06%) C++
14 22 (1.74%) PHP
15 20 (1.59%) Perl
16 19 (1.51%) Solidity
17 15 (1.19%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (1.11%) Java 8
18 14 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 148 (11.74%) Degree
2 55 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (2.06%) MCSE
5 21 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (1.59%) MCSA
7 18 (1.43%) CISSP
8 16 (1.27%) MCITP
9 13 (1.03%) CCNA
10 10 (0.79%) CCNP
11 8 (0.63%) MCTS
12 7 (0.56%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.56%) CCIE
12 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
15 4 (0.32%) GIAC
15 4 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.65%) QA
2 22 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.35%) GDPR
4 16 (1.27%) SLA
5 9 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.24%) SSAE 16
7 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) MiFID
8 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.079%) PMO
8 1 (0.079%) RMADS
System Software
1 280 (22.20%) Active Directory
2 175 (13.88%) Docker
3 120 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 106 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
6 32 (2.54%) XenApp
7 19 (1.51%) XenDesktop
8 15 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (0.87%) XenServer
10 10 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.48%) HDFS
14 4 (0.32%) Apache Flume
14 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.32%) vSphere
15 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 3 (0.24%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 147 (11.66%) Ansible
2 136 (10.79%) Puppet
3 111 (8.80%) Kubernetes
4 108 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (4.84%) Terraform
6 52 (4.12%) SCCM
7 36 (2.85%) Salt
8 34 (2.70%) SCOM
9 20 (1.59%) Prometheus
9 20 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
10 14 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (1.03%) Backup Exec
12 12 (0.95%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (0.87%) Nagios
14 10 (0.79%) Oozie
15 9 (0.71%) WSUS
16 8 (0.63%) Grafana
17 7 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
18 6 (0.48%) Jamf Pro
18 6 (0.48%) Nessus
Vendors
1 433 (34.34%) Microsoft
2 154 (12.21%) VMware
3 125 (9.91%) Google
4 98 (7.77%) Citrix
5 60 (4.76%) Nintex
6 55 (4.36%) Oracle
7 46 (3.65%) Cisco
8 22 (1.74%) Splunk
9 20 (1.59%) HP
10 16 (1.27%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.11%) New Relic
12 13 (1.03%) Apple
12 13 (1.03%) Veeam
13 12 (0.95%) CheckPoint
13 12 (0.95%) McAfee
14 11 (0.87%) Tableau
15 10 (0.79%) F5
16 9 (0.71%) Hortonworks
16 9 (0.71%) Juniper
16 9 (0.71%) SonicWALL