Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 85 211
Rank change year-on-year +55 +126 +71
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 701 431 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 6.89% 3.68% 1.38%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.57% 28.68% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 641 373 219
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £41,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £87,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 2028 1503 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.93% 12.85% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1369 1385
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,604 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.73% +0.92%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +14 3 - -
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 347 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 292 (41.65%) Amazon AWS
3 267 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
4 243 (34.66%) .NET
5 240 (34.24%) SQL Server
6 231 (32.95%) SQL
7 208 (29.67%) C#
8 185 (26.39%) Windows
9 183 (26.11%) Finance
10 168 (23.97%) Active Directory
11 165 (23.54%) Office 365
12 162 (23.11%) DevOps
13 138 (19.69%) JavaScript
14 129 (18.40%) VMware
15 121 (17.26%) TDD
16 110 (15.69%) Linux
16 110 (15.69%) PowerShell
17 109 (15.55%) Windows Server
18 108 (15.41%) Java
18 108 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
19 107 (15.26%) HTML
20 105 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
21 103 (14.69%) Docker
22 99 (14.12%) CSS
23 97 (13.84%) AngularJS
24 95 (13.55%) ASP.NET
25 94 (13.41%) Python
26 90 (12.84%) Web Services
27 88 (12.55%) Scrum
28 87 (12.41%) Puppet

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 64 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 48 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 43 (6.13%) Confluence
4 38 (5.42%) Skype for Business
5 29 (4.14%) Tomcat
6 28 (3.99%) IIS
7 25 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.42%) Apache
8 24 (3.42%) Apache Spark
9 23 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (2.14%) JBoss
12 13 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (1.71%) nginx
14 11 (1.57%) Jetty
15 10 (1.43%) EPiServer
15 10 (1.43%) WebSphere
16 9 (1.28%) Apache Solr
16 9 (1.28%) CMS
16 9 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 34 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (2.85%) Dynamics AX
2 19 (2.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.71%) Eloqua
4 4 (0.57%) HFM
4 4 (0.57%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 4 (0.57%) R3 Corda
5 3 (0.43%) OpenText MBPM
5 3 (0.43%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.43%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.29%) Magento
6 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.14%) FastStats PeopleStage
7 1 (0.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 292 (41.65%) Amazon AWS
2 165 (23.54%) Office 365
3 69 (9.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 64 (9.13%) IaaS
5 61 (8.70%) PaaS
6 38 (5.42%) SaaS
7 34 (4.85%) Cloud Computing
7 34 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 23 (3.28%) Azure Machine Learning
9 14 (2.00%) GitHub
10 11 (1.57%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.43%) OneDrive
12 9 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (1.14%) Datadog
14 7 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
14 7 (1.00%) Slack
15 6 (0.86%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.86%) npm
15 6 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.71%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 78 (11.13%) Firewall
2 66 (9.42%) DNS
3 59 (8.42%) WAN
4 52 (7.42%) VPN
5 46 (6.56%) DHCP
6 36 (5.14%) Skype
7 35 (4.99%) SAN
8 26 (3.71%) LAN
9 24 (3.42%) DMZ
10 20 (2.85%) Internet
10 20 (2.85%) VoIP
11 16 (2.28%) Wireless
12 15 (2.14%) MPLS
12 15 (2.14%) Unified Communications
13 14 (2.00%) Intranet
14 13 (1.85%) TCP/IP
15 11 (1.57%) Network Security
15 11 (1.57%) SSL
15 11 (1.57%) VLAN
16 8 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (34.24%) SQL Server
2 71 (10.13%) Data Warehouse
3 70 (9.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (9.70%) NoSQL
5 65 (9.27%) MySQL
5 65 (9.27%) Power BI
5 65 (9.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 59 (8.42%) Big Data
7 57 (8.13%) MongoDB
8 49 (6.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (4.71%) Hadoop
9 33 (4.71%) Redis
10 31 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
11 25 (3.57%) Couchbase
12 24 (3.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 23 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 21 (3.00%) Amazon Redshift
15 20 (2.85%) Amazon RDS
15 20 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 85 (12.13%) Git (software)
2 58 (8.27%) JIRA
3 54 (7.70%) TeamCity
4 53 (7.56%) Visual Studio
5 52 (7.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 44 (6.28%) Jenkins
7 35 (4.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 31 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (2.43%) webpack
10 15 (2.14%) Babel
11 13 (1.85%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.71%) Mocha
12 12 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
13 11 (1.57%) NUnit
13 11 (1.57%) Spock
13 11 (1.57%) Subversion
14 10 (1.43%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.28%) Artifactory
15 9 (1.28%) Selenium
16 7 (1.00%) gulp
General
1 183 (26.11%) Finance
2 42 (5.99%) Banking
3 30 (4.28%) Law
4 26 (3.71%) Marketing
4 26 (3.71%) Retail
5 21 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.14%) Advertising
6 15 (2.14%) Legal
7 13 (1.85%) Games
8 11 (1.57%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.00%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.00%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.86%) Dutch Language
10 6 (0.86%) French Language
11 5 (0.71%) Front Office
11 5 (0.71%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 3 (0.43%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.29%) Automotive
14 2 (0.29%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 224 (31.95%) Developer
2 81 (11.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (11.13%) .NET Developer
4 69 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (8.27%) Azure Engineer
6 54 (7.70%) Consultant
7 52 (7.42%) C# Developer
8 48 (6.85%) Architect
8 48 (6.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 42 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
9 42 (5.99%) Cloud Engineer
10 36 (5.14%) Analyst
10 36 (5.14%) Senior Developer
10 36 (5.14%) SQL Developer
11 31 (4.42%) Azure DevOps
12 29 (4.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
13 27 (3.85%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 24 (3.42%) Lead Developer
15 23 (3.28%) Java Developer
15 23 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 243 (34.66%) .NET
2 107 (15.26%) HTML
3 99 (14.12%) CSS
4 97 (13.84%) AngularJS
5 95 (13.55%) ASP.NET
6 90 (12.84%) Web Services
7 69 (9.84%) HTML5
8 60 (8.56%) React
9 58 (8.27%) Node.js
10 45 (6.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 45 (6.42%) RESTful
11 40 (5.71%) REST
12 39 (5.56%) CSS3
13 37 (5.28%) jQuery
13 37 (5.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 25 (3.57%) .NET Framework
14 25 (3.57%) XML
15 22 (3.14%) JSON
15 22 (3.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (6.99%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (5.71%) User Experience
3 38 (5.42%) Public Cloud
4 36 (5.14%) Fintech
5 34 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 31 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 11 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
10 9 (1.28%) Blog
11 8 (1.14%) PKI
11 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.00%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.00%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.00%) Replication
13 6 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.71%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 185 (26.39%) Windows
2 110 (15.69%) Linux
3 109 (15.55%) Windows Server
4 28 (3.99%) Windows 10
5 27 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 24 (3.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (2.71%) Unix
9 17 (2.43%) Apple iOS
10 16 (2.28%) CentOS
11 13 (1.85%) Ubuntu
12 12 (1.71%) Android
12 12 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.43%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.71%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.29%) VMS
16 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.14%) Solaris
16 1 (0.14%) SUSE
16 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (23.11%) DevOps
3 121 (17.26%) TDD
4 108 (15.41%) Business Intelligence
5 105 (14.98%) Continuous Integration
6 88 (12.55%) Scrum
7 83 (11.84%) MVC
8 78 (11.13%) Analytics
9 71 (10.13%) BDD
10 69 (9.84%) ITIL
11 61 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
12 57 (8.13%) ETL
13 56 (7.99%) Web Development
14 51 (7.28%) Software Engineering
15 49 (6.99%) Migration
15 49 (6.99%) Test Automation
16 48 (6.85%) Microservices
17 39 (5.56%) OO
17 39 (5.56%) SOLID
18 38 (5.42%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 231 (32.95%) SQL
2 208 (29.67%) C#
3 138 (19.69%) JavaScript
4 110 (15.69%) PowerShell
5 108 (15.41%) Java
6 94 (13.41%) Python
7 49 (6.99%) T-SQL
8 38 (5.42%) Bash Shell
9 29 (4.14%) R
10 28 (3.99%) Perl
11 26 (3.71%) PHP
12 23 (3.28%) Ruby
12 23 (3.28%) VB.NET
13 21 (3.00%) Shell Script
14 15 (2.14%) Scala
15 14 (2.00%) ES6
16 11 (1.57%) Groovy
16 11 (1.57%) TypeScript
17 10 (1.43%) C++
18 9 (1.28%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 67 (9.56%) Degree
2 26 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (1.85%) MCSE
5 11 (1.57%) CCIE
6 10 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (1.28%) CCNP
8 7 (1.00%) CCNA
9 6 (0.86%) MCSA
10 5 (0.71%) CISSP
10 5 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.71%) ISEB
10 5 (0.71%) PhD
11 4 (0.57%) ACCA
11 4 (0.57%) CCA
11 4 (0.57%) CISM
11 4 (0.57%) MCP
12 3 (0.43%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (0.43%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.99%) QA
2 11 (1.57%) SLA
3 8 (1.14%) Data Quality
4 7 (1.00%) GDPR
5 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.43%) GCP
7 2 (0.29%) COBIT
7 2 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 168 (23.97%) Active Directory
2 103 (14.69%) Docker
3 64 (9.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (7.70%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.71%) vSphere
5 12 (1.71%) XenApp
5 12 (1.71%) XenDesktop
6 11 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.00%) VMware NSX
9 6 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (0.43%) MetaFrame
10 3 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.29%) HDFS
11 2 (0.29%) LXC
11 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 87 (12.41%) Puppet
2 63 (8.99%) Ansible
3 60 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
4 41 (5.85%) SCCM
5 23 (3.28%) Kubernetes
5 23 (3.28%) Terraform
6 21 (3.00%) SCOM
7 17 (2.43%) Kibana
7 17 (2.43%) Salt
8 13 (1.85%) Nagios
9 12 (1.71%) logstash
9 12 (1.71%) vRealize
10 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
11 7 (1.00%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.86%) Cacti
12 6 (0.86%) SCVMM
13 5 (0.71%) BMC PATROL
13 5 (0.71%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.57%) Icinga
Vendors
1 347 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 129 (18.40%) VMware
3 72 (10.27%) Citrix
4 60 (8.56%) Cisco
5 40 (5.71%) Google
5 40 (5.71%) Oracle
6 33 (4.71%) IBM
6 33 (4.71%) Splunk
7 27 (3.85%) Tableau
8 19 (2.71%) Alteryx
9 17 (2.43%) Juniper
10 15 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.85%) Red Hat
12 12 (1.71%) New Relic
13 11 (1.57%) Apigee
14 10 (1.43%) Atlassian
14 10 (1.43%) EMC
14 10 (1.43%) Sitecore
15 9 (1.28%) McAfee
15 9 (1.28%) Meraki