Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 53 127
Rank change year-on-year +36 +74 +109
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,097 490 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.94% 4.84% 2.54%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.39% 29.36% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 954 423 316
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% -

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 2,588 1,669 1,710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 23.46% 16.48% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,282 1,493 1,517
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 £33,500 £34,600
90th Percentile £94,250 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.93% +2.61% +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 June 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 June 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 -1 1 £77,500 +187.04%
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 497 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 469 (42.75%) Amazon AWS
3 435 (39.65%) SQL
4 388 (35.37%) C#
5 385 (35.10%) Finance
6 369 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
7 361 (32.91%) .NET
8 314 (28.62%) SQL Server
9 301 (27.44%) Windows
10 260 (23.70%) DevOps
11 241 (21.97%) Active Directory
12 229 (20.88%) PowerShell
13 182 (16.59%) Office 365
14 178 (16.23%) JavaScript
15 177 (16.13%) Linux
16 175 (15.95%) Python
17 171 (15.59%) VMware
18 170 (15.50%) MVC
19 161 (14.68%) Degree
20 159 (14.49%) TDD
21 148 (13.49%) DNS
22 144 (13.13%) Git (software)
23 141 (12.85%) Windows Server
24 140 (12.76%) Analytics
24 140 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
25 139 (12.67%) Citrix
26 138 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
26 138 (12.58%) Docker
27 137 (12.49%) ASP.NET
28 133 (12.12%) Firewall

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 80 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 78 (7.11%) SharePoint
3 53 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
4 46 (4.19%) Apache Spark
5 45 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
7 26 (2.37%) IIS
8 24 (2.19%) Skype for Business
9 22 (2.01%) Ethereum
10 20 (1.82%) Confluence
11 19 (1.73%) CMS
12 13 (1.19%) Umbraco
13 12 (1.09%) Apache
14 9 (0.82%) SAS
14 9 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.64%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.55%) JBoss
17 6 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.091%) InVision
5 1 (0.091%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (3.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (2.28%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.091%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.091%) Magento
5 1 (0.091%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.091%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.091%) Tradar
5 1 (0.091%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 469 (42.75%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (16.59%) Office 365
3 122 (11.12%) PaaS
4 112 (10.21%) IaaS
5 80 (7.29%) Google Cloud Platform
6 78 (7.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 76 (6.93%) SaaS
8 49 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
9 48 (4.38%) Azure Data Factory
10 39 (3.56%) GitHub
11 30 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 24 (2.19%) Serverless
13 19 (1.73%) OneDrive
14 16 (1.46%) Azure Machine Learning
15 14 (1.28%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 14 (1.28%) Mimecast
16 10 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
17 8 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (0.73%) Data Lake Analytics
18 7 (0.64%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 148 (13.49%) DNS
2 133 (12.12%) Firewall
3 78 (7.11%) VPN
4 69 (6.29%) WAN
5 66 (6.02%) DHCP
6 52 (4.74%) SAN
7 51 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 36 (3.28%) Network Security
9 35 (3.19%) LAN
10 34 (3.10%) NetScaler
11 31 (2.83%) MPLS
12 29 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
12 29 (2.64%) NX-OS
13 28 (2.55%) WLAN
14 27 (2.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (2.37%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (2.37%) VPLS
16 24 (2.19%) Cisco ISE
16 24 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 24 (2.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (28.62%) SQL Server
2 114 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (9.30%) NoSQL
4 90 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 88 (8.02%) Big Data
6 86 (7.84%) Azure SQL Database
7 80 (7.29%) Data Lake
8 76 (6.93%) MongoDB
9 74 (6.75%) Power BI
9 74 (6.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 71 (6.47%) Data Warehouse
11 62 (5.65%) MySQL
12 47 (4.28%) Redis
13 39 (3.56%) PostgreSQL
14 37 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
15 33 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
16 32 (2.92%) Hadoop
17 31 (2.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
17 31 (2.83%) Cosmos DB
18 28 (2.55%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 144 (13.13%) Git (software)
2 98 (8.93%) Jenkins
3 80 (7.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 73 (6.65%) Visual Studio
5 60 (5.47%) Visual Studio Team System
6 50 (4.56%) TeamCity
7 37 (3.37%) NUnit
8 30 (2.73%) Sonatype Nexus
9 28 (2.55%) JIRA
10 27 (2.46%) Octopus Deploy
10 27 (2.46%) Subversion
11 26 (2.37%) MSBuild
12 21 (1.91%) Moq
13 19 (1.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 16 (1.46%) CruiseControl
15 15 (1.37%) Selenium
16 14 (1.28%) SpecFlow
17 11 (1.00%) Grunt
17 11 (1.00%) gulp
17 11 (1.00%) MSTest
General
1 385 (35.10%) Finance
2 102 (9.30%) Banking
3 57 (5.20%) Retail
4 55 (5.01%) Law
5 48 (4.38%) Advertising
6 25 (2.28%) Marketing
7 24 (2.19%) Telecoms
8 23 (2.10%) Legal
9 22 (2.01%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.46%) Front Office
11 13 (1.19%) Games
12 12 (1.09%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.82%) Retail Banking
14 8 (0.73%) Publishing
15 7 (0.64%) Back Office
16 1 (0.091%) Automotive
16 1 (0.091%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.091%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.091%) International Banking
16 1 (0.091%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 290 (26.44%) Developer
2 173 (15.77%) Architect
3 125 (11.39%) .NET Developer
4 118 (10.76%) C# Developer
5 110 (10.03%) Consultant
6 92 (8.39%) Senior Developer
7 79 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 74 (6.75%) C# .NET Developer
8 74 (6.75%) Cloud Architect
9 63 (5.74%) DevOps Engineer
10 62 (5.65%) Solutions Architect
11 51 (4.65%) Analyst
12 49 (4.47%) Azure Architect
13 41 (3.74%) Azure Engineer
14 39 (3.56%) Cloud Engineer
15 36 (3.28%) Azure Consultant
15 36 (3.28%) Senior .NET Developer
15 36 (3.28%) SQL Developer
16 33 (3.01%) Administrator
16 33 (3.01%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (32.91%) .NET
2 140 (12.76%) ASP.NET Web API
3 137 (12.49%) ASP.NET
4 127 (11.58%) AngularJS
5 120 (10.94%) Web Services
6 116 (10.57%) CSS
7 95 (8.66%) HTML
8 89 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 80 (7.29%) React
10 74 (6.75%) .NET Core
11 69 (6.29%) RESTful
12 64 (5.83%) jQuery
13 63 (5.74%) WCF
14 60 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 59 (5.38%) .NET Framework
16 55 (5.01%) REST
17 52 (4.74%) Entity Framework
18 51 (4.65%) Node.js
19 42 (3.83%) WPF
20 37 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 96 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (8.02%) Computer Science
3 63 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
4 57 (5.20%) Data Centre
5 46 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 43 (3.92%) Fintech
7 38 (3.46%) Public Cloud
8 32 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
9 28 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.46%) N-Tier
11 23 (2.10%) Bitcoin
12 21 (1.91%) User Experience
13 18 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
14 15 (1.37%) Enterprise Cloud
14 15 (1.37%) Private Cloud
15 12 (1.09%) Replication
16 11 (1.00%) Algorithms
17 10 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (0.91%) Market Risk
18 8 (0.73%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 301 (27.44%) Windows
2 177 (16.13%) Linux
3 141 (12.85%) Windows Server
4 72 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 56 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (3.46%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.83%) VMS
9 26 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (2.37%) Unix
10 14 (1.28%) CentOS
11 11 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.64%) Android
13 6 (0.55%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.18%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.18%) Solaris
15 2 (0.18%) VyOS
16 1 (0.091%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (33.64%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (23.70%) DevOps
3 170 (15.50%) MVC
4 159 (14.49%) TDD
5 140 (12.76%) Analytics
6 138 (12.58%) Business Intelligence
7 133 (12.12%) Microservices
8 121 (11.03%) Scrum
9 120 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
10 119 (10.85%) Software Engineering
11 109 (9.94%) Migration
12 95 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
13 83 (7.57%) Test Automation
14 82 (7.47%) SDLC
15 81 (7.38%) Machine Learning
16 73 (6.65%) Configuration Management
17 65 (5.93%) Mentoring
17 65 (5.93%) SOA
18 64 (5.83%) ITIL
19 63 (5.74%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 435 (39.65%) SQL
2 388 (35.37%) C#
3 229 (20.88%) PowerShell
4 178 (16.23%) JavaScript
5 175 (15.95%) Python
6 92 (8.39%) Java
7 90 (8.20%) T-SQL
8 59 (5.38%) Ruby
9 28 (2.55%) ES6
10 27 (2.46%) Bash Shell
10 27 (2.46%) Perl
11 26 (2.37%) R
12 23 (2.10%) Solidity
13 22 (2.01%) C
14 17 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 17 (1.55%) PHP
14 17 (1.55%) TypeScript
15 16 (1.46%) Scala
15 16 (1.46%) VB.NET
16 15 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 161 (14.68%) Degree
2 51 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 50 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 43 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.92%) MCSE
6 30 (2.73%) CCNP
7 28 (2.55%) CCIE
8 26 (2.37%) MCITP
9 22 (2.01%) MCSA
10 17 (1.55%) CISSP
11 16 (1.46%) MCTS
12 15 (1.37%) CCNA
13 11 (1.00%) Security Cleared
14 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 9 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
15 6 (0.55%) ISEB
15 6 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (0.36%) CCA
16 4 (0.36%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.10%) GCP
2 42 (3.83%) QA
3 22 (2.01%) SLA
4 18 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.37%) GDPR
6 7 (0.64%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.46%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.18%) MiFID
8 2 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.091%) COBIT
9 1 (0.091%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.091%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.091%) EMIR
9 1 (0.091%) FATCA
System Software
1 241 (21.97%) Active Directory
2 138 (12.58%) Docker
3 127 (11.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (7.47%) Hyper-V
5 59 (5.38%) XenApp
6 49 (4.47%) XenDesktop
7 48 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
8 25 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (1.55%) vSphere
10 11 (1.00%) XenServer
11 10 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.73%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.36%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.27%) HDFS
15 3 (0.27%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.18%) KVM
16 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 94 (8.57%) Puppet
2 87 (7.93%) Opscode Chef
3 83 (7.57%) Ansible
4 80 (7.29%) Terraform
5 78 (7.11%) Kubernetes
6 61 (5.56%) SCCM
7 25 (2.28%) SCOM
8 17 (1.55%) WSUS
9 16 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (1.37%) Nagios
11 11 (1.00%) Salt
12 10 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (0.82%) Prometheus
14 8 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
15 7 (0.64%) Backup Exec
15 7 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.64%) Nessus
15 7 (0.64%) ZABBIX
16 6 (0.55%) Consul
Vendors
1 497 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 171 (15.59%) VMware
3 139 (12.67%) Citrix
4 118 (10.76%) Google
5 81 (7.38%) Cisco
6 52 (4.74%) Oracle
7 35 (3.19%) Tableau
8 34 (3.10%) CheckPoint
9 28 (2.55%) Splunk
10 27 (2.46%) F5
11 26 (2.37%) Juniper
12 25 (2.28%) Infoblox
13 24 (2.19%) Blue Coat
13 24 (2.19%) Imperva
13 24 (2.19%) Nintex
13 24 (2.19%) Zscaler
14 21 (1.91%) IBM
15 20 (1.82%) HP
15 20 (1.82%) New Relic
16 19 (1.73%) Red Hat