Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 28 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 +56 +127
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,249 747 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.71% 7.21% 3.78%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.29% 35.14% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,153 687 374
City of London median annual salary £65,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.17% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

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 2,758 2,126 1,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 25.85% 20.52% 13.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2,520 1,934 1,362
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% +6.82%
10th Percentile £34,219 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £91,250 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 5 £57,500 -
Moorgate - 3 £67,500 -
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 527 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 488 (39.07%) C#
2 488 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (36.03%) .NET
4 443 (35.47%) Microsoft
5 424 (33.95%) SQL
6 362 (28.98%) DevOps
7 340 (27.22%) JavaScript
8 336 (26.90%) SQL Server
9 331 (26.50%) Finance
10 303 (24.26%) Windows
11 275 (22.02%) Active Directory
12 229 (18.33%) Microservices
13 218 (17.45%) AngularJS
14 213 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 212 (16.97%) Docker
15 212 (16.97%) MVC
16 210 (16.81%) Scrum
17 202 (16.17%) T-SQL
18 195 (15.61%) CSS
19 192 (15.37%) Python
20 190 (15.21%) Office 365
21 186 (14.89%) .NET Core
22 177 (14.17%) Windows Server
23 171 (13.69%) PowerShell
24 170 (13.61%) Linux
24 170 (13.61%) TDD
25 164 (13.13%) Ansible
26 159 (12.73%) HTML
27 152 (12.17%) Web Services

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
1 113 (9.05%) SharePoint
2 85 (6.81%) MS Exchange
3 46 (3.68%) Apache Spark
4 35 (2.80%) IIS
5 30 (2.40%) OpenStack
6 21 (1.68%) Confluence
6 21 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (1.52%) Umbraco
8 18 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (1.28%) Apache
9 16 (1.28%) CMS
9 16 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.20%) Skype for Business
11 12 (0.96%) Ethereum
12 8 (0.64%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
14 6 (0.48%) nginx
14 6 (0.48%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (5.04%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.16%) Maya
6 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 59 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (1.76%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.32%) RiskWrite
5 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.080%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 527 (42.19%) Amazon AWS
2 190 (15.21%) Office 365
3 141 (11.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 80 (6.41%) PaaS
5 72 (5.76%) SaaS
6 61 (4.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 48 (3.84%) IaaS
8 35 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
9 34 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
9 34 (2.72%) Serverless
10 24 (1.92%) GitHub
11 17 (1.36%) Azure Functions
12 12 (0.96%) Data Lake Analytics
13 11 (0.88%) Azure Machine Learning
14 10 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
14 10 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.80%) OpenShift
15 8 (0.64%) Mimecast
15 8 (0.64%) npm
16 7 (0.56%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 123 (9.85%) Firewall
2 80 (6.41%) DNS
3 52 (4.16%) DHCP
4 44 (3.52%) VPN
5 41 (3.28%) SAN
6 39 (3.12%) LAN
7 37 (2.96%) Unified Communications
8 33 (2.64%) TCP/IP
9 32 (2.56%) VLAN
10 30 (2.40%) Skype
11 28 (2.24%) WAN
12 21 (1.68%) VoIP
13 19 (1.52%) MPLS
14 18 (1.44%) Internet
15 17 (1.36%) WLAN
16 15 (1.20%) Network Security
17 13 (1.04%) NetScaler
18 12 (0.96%) PBX
18 12 (0.96%) SSL
18 12 (0.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 336 (26.90%) SQL Server
2 92 (7.37%) Data Warehouse
2 92 (7.37%) NoSQL
3 79 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (6.24%) Power BI
5 75 (6.00%) Big Data
6 56 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 54 (4.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 53 (4.24%) Hadoop
9 52 (4.16%) MongoDB
10 51 (4.08%) Relational Database
11 48 (3.84%) Data Lake
11 48 (3.84%) SQL Server 2016
12 43 (3.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 41 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 38 (3.04%) Blockchain
15 37 (2.96%) Cosmos DB
16 34 (2.72%) MySQL
17 33 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
18 32 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 132 (10.57%) Jenkins
2 129 (10.33%) Git (software)
3 100 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (6.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 72 (5.76%) TeamCity
6 56 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (3.36%) JIRA
8 37 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 34 (2.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.36%) Maven
11 16 (1.28%) Subversion
12 15 (1.20%) MSBuild
12 15 (1.20%) Selenium
13 14 (1.12%) Cucumber
14 13 (1.04%) Jasmine
15 12 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
15 12 (0.96%) Travis CI
16 11 (0.88%) Gradle
16 11 (0.88%) gulp
16 11 (0.88%) tSQLt
General
1 331 (26.50%) Finance
2 77 (6.16%) Banking
3 64 (5.12%) Law
4 30 (2.40%) Retail
5 29 (2.32%) Marketing
6 28 (2.24%) Advertising
7 27 (2.16%) Telecoms
8 16 (1.28%) Games
8 16 (1.28%) Legal
9 11 (0.88%) Front Office
10 9 (0.72%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.56%) Automotive
11 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.48%) Back Office
13 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.24%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Publishing
16 1 (0.080%) Electronics
16 1 (0.080%) International Banking
16 1 (0.080%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 431 (34.51%) Developer
2 205 (16.41%) .NET Developer
3 172 (13.77%) Architect
4 160 (12.81%) C# Developer
5 135 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 117 (9.37%) Solutions Architect
7 100 (8.01%) C# .NET Developer
8 94 (7.53%) Senior Developer
9 85 (6.81%) Azure Developer
10 66 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 54 (4.32%) Consultant
12 53 (4.24%) Analyst
13 52 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
14 51 (4.08%) .NET Architect
15 36 (2.88%) .NET Solutions Architect
15 36 (2.88%) Support Engineer
16 35 (2.80%) Full Stack Developer
17 33 (2.64%) Java Developer
17 33 (2.64%) Programme Manager
18 31 (2.48%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (36.03%) .NET
2 218 (17.45%) AngularJS
3 213 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 195 (15.61%) CSS
5 186 (14.89%) .NET Core
6 159 (12.73%) HTML
7 152 (12.17%) Web Services
8 149 (11.93%) ASP.NET
9 145 (11.61%) React
10 107 (8.57%) jQuery
11 93 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 87 (6.97%) .NET Framework
13 84 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 73 (5.84%) REST
15 71 (5.68%) Entity Framework
16 61 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
17 60 (4.80%) JSON
18 55 (4.40%) WPF
19 52 (4.16%) Vue.js
19 52 (4.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.89%) Data Centre
2 109 (8.73%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (5.20%) Fintech
5 57 (4.56%) N-Tier
6 39 (3.12%) Hybrid Cloud
7 38 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
9 30 (2.40%) Public Cloud
10 26 (2.08%) PKI
11 25 (2.00%) User Experience
12 20 (1.60%) Microsoft Licensing
13 18 (1.44%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.44%) Reinsurance
14 17 (1.36%) BYOD
14 17 (1.36%) Mobile App
15 15 (1.20%) Clustering
15 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
16 13 (1.04%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.96%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 303 (24.26%) Windows
2 177 (14.17%) Windows Server
3 170 (13.61%) Linux
4 81 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (3.68%) Windows 10
7 18 (1.44%) Unix
8 16 (1.28%) CentOS
9 14 (1.12%) Windows 7
10 10 (0.80%) Android
10 10 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.72%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.64%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 6 (0.48%) VMS
14 6 (0.48%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.16%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.16%) SUSE
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
2 362 (28.98%) DevOps
3 229 (18.33%) Microservices
4 212 (16.97%) MVC
5 210 (16.81%) Scrum
6 170 (13.61%) TDD
7 130 (10.41%) Continuous Integration
8 120 (9.61%) Test Automation
9 116 (9.29%) Analytics
10 115 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
11 105 (8.41%) Software Engineering
12 104 (8.33%) OO
13 103 (8.25%) SOA
14 102 (8.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 100 (8.01%) Configuration Management
16 96 (7.69%) Waterfall
17 95 (7.61%) Migration
18 93 (7.45%) SOLID
19 91 (7.29%) Computer Science
20 90 (7.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 488 (39.07%) C#
2 424 (33.95%) SQL
3 340 (27.22%) JavaScript
4 202 (16.17%) T-SQL
5 192 (15.37%) Python
6 171 (13.69%) PowerShell
7 120 (9.61%) Java
8 66 (5.28%) Ruby
9 65 (5.20%) Bash Shell
10 47 (3.76%) TypeScript
11 33 (2.64%) Scala
12 25 (2.00%) C++
13 21 (1.68%) ES6
13 21 (1.68%) PHP
14 19 (1.52%) Java 8
15 17 (1.36%) Perl
16 16 (1.28%) C
17 15 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 14 (1.12%) VBA
19 12 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 105 (8.41%) Degree
2 48 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 27 (2.16%) MCSE
5 18 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (1.20%) MCSA
7 14 (1.12%) CCNA
8 13 (1.04%) Security Cleared
9 10 (0.80%) CISSP
10 9 (0.72%) AWS Certification
10 9 (0.72%) CCNP
11 7 (0.56%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.24%) CCA
13 3 (0.24%) GIAC
13 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.24%) PMP
13 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.68%) QA
2 18 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 17 (1.36%) SLA
4 15 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.04%) GDPR
6 6 (0.48%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.40%) PMO
8 3 (0.24%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.080%) COBIT
9 1 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.080%) MiFID
9 1 (0.080%) RMADS
System Software
1 275 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 212 (16.97%) Docker
3 99 (7.93%) Hyper-V
4 96 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (1.44%) XenApp
7 10 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
10 7 (0.56%) HDFS
11 6 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.48%) XenServer
12 4 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.32%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.32%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.16%) Xen
Systems Management
1 164 (13.13%) Ansible
2 144 (11.53%) Kubernetes
3 132 (10.57%) Puppet
4 111 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (7.69%) Terraform
6 48 (3.84%) SCCM
7 37 (2.96%) SCOM
8 33 (2.64%) Salt
9 31 (2.48%) Prometheus
10 15 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
11 12 (0.96%) Nagios
12 11 (0.88%) Backup Exec
12 11 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
12 11 (0.88%) Grafana
12 11 (0.88%) Oozie
13 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Intune
14 8 (0.64%) Rancher
14 8 (0.64%) SCOrch
14 8 (0.64%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.56%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 443 (35.47%) Microsoft
2 151 (12.09%) VMware
3 111 (8.89%) Google
4 62 (4.96%) Citrix
5 56 (4.48%) Oracle
6 47 (3.76%) Nintex
7 31 (2.48%) Cisco
8 18 (1.44%) Tableau
9 17 (1.36%) HP
10 16 (1.28%) Red Hat
11 12 (0.96%) Veeam
12 11 (0.88%) Dell
12 11 (0.88%) Hortonworks
13 10 (0.80%) Palo Alto
13 10 (0.80%) Splunk
14 9 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.72%) CheckPoint
15 8 (0.64%) Databricks
15 8 (0.64%) New Relic
15 8 (0.64%) Nimble Storage