Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 38 112
Rank change year-on-year +23 +74 +137
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,184 590 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.82% 5.79% 2.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.20% 32.42% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,053 511 315
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.80% +4.17% +6.67%

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 2,679 1,820 1,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 24.49% 17.86% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,393 1,622 1,503
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 £34,075 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 -5 1 £77,500 +187.04%
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 557 (47.04%) Amazon AWS
2 460 (38.85%) C#
3 453 (38.26%) SQL
4 445 (37.58%) Microsoft
5 432 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
6 411 (34.71%) .NET
7 378 (31.93%) Finance
8 321 (27.11%) SQL Server
9 296 (25.00%) DevOps
10 281 (23.73%) Windows
11 259 (21.88%) JavaScript
12 237 (20.02%) Active Directory
13 224 (18.92%) MVC
14 205 (17.31%) Linux
15 200 (16.89%) PowerShell
16 197 (16.64%) Python
16 197 (16.64%) Microservices
17 188 (15.88%) ASP.NET Web API
18 175 (14.78%) Office 365
19 173 (14.61%) AngularJS
20 168 (14.19%) Web Services
21 163 (13.77%) TDD
21 163 (13.77%) Degree
22 162 (13.68%) Docker
23 161 (13.60%) CSS
24 157 (13.26%) Scrum
25 146 (12.33%) T-SQL
26 145 (12.25%) ASP.NET
27 139 (11.74%) VMware
28 136 (11.49%) Git (software)

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
1 100 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 76 (6.42%) MS Exchange
3 46 (3.89%) Apache Spark
4 42 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (2.79%) OpenStack
6 32 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
7 31 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (2.20%) Skype for Business
9 24 (2.03%) Ethereum
10 22 (1.86%) CMS
10 22 (1.86%) IIS
11 18 (1.52%) Apache
12 16 (1.35%) Confluence
13 14 (1.18%) Umbraco
14 11 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.59%) EPiServer
15 7 (0.59%) Tomcat
16 6 (0.51%) Apache Pig
16 6 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 6 (0.51%) JBoss
Applications
1 53 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 63 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 35 (2.96%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.17%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.084%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.084%) Magento
5 1 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.084%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.084%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.084%) Tradar
5 1 (0.084%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 557 (47.04%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (14.78%) Office 365
3 119 (10.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 99 (8.36%) PaaS
5 95 (8.02%) IaaS
6 74 (6.25%) SaaS
7 70 (5.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
9 35 (2.96%) Azure Data Factory
10 34 (2.87%) GitHub
11 21 (1.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 18 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
13 15 (1.27%) Mimecast
13 15 (1.27%) OneDrive
14 12 (1.01%) Serverless
15 9 (0.76%) Data Lake Analytics
16 8 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
16 8 (0.68%) G Suite
17 7 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
18 6 (0.51%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 132 (11.15%) DNS
2 122 (10.30%) Firewall
3 74 (6.25%) VPN
4 64 (5.41%) DHCP
5 55 (4.65%) WAN
6 45 (3.80%) TCP/IP
7 37 (3.13%) SAN
8 35 (2.96%) LAN
9 28 (2.36%) Skype
10 26 (2.20%) Network Security
11 23 (1.94%) MPLS
11 23 (1.94%) Unified Communications
12 22 (1.86%) Intrusion Detection
12 22 (1.86%) WLAN
13 21 (1.77%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (1.77%) NetScaler
14 20 (1.69%) NX-OS
15 19 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.52%) VLAN
17 17 (1.44%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (27.11%) SQL Server
2 119 (10.05%) NoSQL
3 109 (9.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 82 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 81 (6.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 75 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 74 (6.25%) Big Data
7 74 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
8 70 (5.91%) Data Lake
9 68 (5.74%) Power BI
10 66 (5.57%) MySQL
11 65 (5.49%) MongoDB
12 54 (4.56%) Redis
13 42 (3.55%) Hadoop
13 42 (3.55%) PostgreSQL
14 41 (3.46%) Blockchain
15 40 (3.38%) Cosmos DB
16 37 (3.13%) Relational Database
17 36 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
17 36 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 136 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 118 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 101 (8.53%) Jenkins
4 75 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 65 (5.49%) Visual Studio
6 52 (4.39%) TeamCity
7 35 (2.96%) MSBuild
8 30 (2.53%) JIRA
9 29 (2.45%) NUnit
10 28 (2.36%) Octopus Deploy
10 28 (2.36%) Subversion
11 20 (1.69%) Selenium
11 20 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
12 18 (1.52%) CruiseControl
13 17 (1.44%) gulp
14 15 (1.27%) Moq
15 14 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 13 (1.10%) Grunt
16 13 (1.10%) Jasmine
17 12 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 378 (31.93%) Finance
2 101 (8.53%) Banking
3 68 (5.74%) Law
4 47 (3.97%) Advertising
5 44 (3.72%) Retail
6 36 (3.04%) Marketing
7 28 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.11%) Legal
9 18 (1.52%) Front Office
10 17 (1.44%) Games
11 13 (1.10%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.01%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.76%) Back Office
15 7 (0.59%) Publishing
16 1 (0.084%) Automotive
16 1 (0.084%) Digital Economy
16 1 (0.084%) General Ledger
16 1 (0.084%) International Banking
16 1 (0.084%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 377 (31.84%) Developer
2 185 (15.63%) Architect
3 169 (14.27%) .NET Developer
4 145 (12.25%) C# Developer
5 102 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 100 (8.45%) Consultant
7 94 (7.94%) C# .NET Developer
8 90 (7.60%) Solutions Architect
9 82 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 75 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 61 (5.15%) Analyst
12 59 (4.98%) Cloud Architect
13 56 (4.73%) Azure Developer
14 47 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
15 44 (3.72%) SQL Developer
16 38 (3.21%) Azure Consultant
17 37 (3.13%) Azure Architect
17 37 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
18 36 (3.04%) Java Developer
19 35 (2.96%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 411 (34.71%) .NET
2 188 (15.88%) ASP.NET Web API
3 173 (14.61%) AngularJS
4 168 (14.19%) Web Services
5 161 (13.60%) CSS
6 145 (12.25%) ASP.NET
7 131 (11.06%) .NET Core
8 124 (10.47%) React
9 112 (9.46%) HTML
10 102 (8.61%) jQuery
11 95 (8.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 93 (7.85%) ASP.NET MVC
13 77 (6.50%) .NET Framework
14 76 (6.42%) Entity Framework
15 64 (5.41%) REST
16 63 (5.32%) WCF
17 54 (4.56%) Node.js
17 54 (4.56%) RESTful
18 52 (4.39%) JSON
18 52 (4.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 109 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (8.53%) Computer Science
3 83 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
4 82 (6.93%) Data Centre
5 57 (4.81%) N-Tier
6 50 (4.22%) Fintech
6 50 (4.22%) Public Cloud
7 36 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 32 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 26 (2.20%) Hybrid Cloud
11 25 (2.11%) Bitcoin
12 18 (1.52%) User Experience
13 17 (1.44%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.18%) Mobile App
14 14 (1.18%) PKI
15 13 (1.10%) Replication
16 11 (0.93%) Algorithms
17 8 (0.68%) Enterprise Cloud
17 8 (0.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 281 (23.73%) Windows
2 205 (17.31%) Linux
3 129 (10.90%) Windows Server
4 71 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (5.24%) Windows 10
6 56 (4.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 31 (2.62%) Unix
9 23 (1.94%) VMS
10 22 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 20 (1.69%) CentOS
12 12 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 10 (0.84%) Android
14 6 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.17%) Solaris
16 2 (0.17%) VyOS
17 1 (0.084%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.084%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 432 (36.49%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (25.00%) DevOps
3 224 (18.92%) MVC
4 197 (16.64%) Microservices
5 163 (13.77%) TDD
6 157 (13.26%) Scrum
7 135 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
8 117 (9.88%) Migration
9 109 (9.21%) Test Automation
10 108 (9.12%) Software Engineering
11 107 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 106 (8.95%) Business Intelligence
13 99 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
14 98 (8.28%) SOA
15 97 (8.19%) Analytics
16 95 (8.02%) Configuration Management
17 93 (7.85%) OO
18 92 (7.77%) SOLID
19 86 (7.26%) Machine Learning
20 85 (7.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 460 (38.85%) C#
2 453 (38.26%) SQL
3 259 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 200 (16.89%) PowerShell
5 197 (16.64%) Python
6 146 (12.33%) T-SQL
7 109 (9.21%) Java
8 76 (6.42%) Ruby
9 49 (4.14%) Bash Shell
10 34 (2.87%) ES6
11 31 (2.62%) C
12 29 (2.45%) Scala
13 26 (2.20%) C++
14 25 (2.11%) Solidity
15 23 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 22 (1.86%) PHP
17 21 (1.77%) Perl
18 17 (1.44%) VB.NET
19 16 (1.35%) Go
19 16 (1.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 163 (13.77%) Degree
2 61 (5.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (2.79%) MCSE
5 31 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (2.28%) MCITP
7 23 (1.94%) MCSA
8 20 (1.69%) CCNP
9 18 (1.52%) CISSP
10 17 (1.44%) CCIE
11 16 (1.35%) MCTS
12 14 (1.18%) CCNA
13 9 (0.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
14 8 (0.68%) AWS Certification
15 6 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
16 5 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 5 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.34%) Citrix Certification
18 3 (0.25%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.65%) GCP
2 41 (3.46%) QA
3 22 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.60%) SLA
5 14 (1.18%) GDPR
6 6 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.17%) COBIT
9 1 (0.084%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.084%) MiFID
9 1 (0.084%) RMADS
System Software
1 237 (20.02%) Active Directory
2 162 (13.68%) Docker
3 95 (8.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (6.50%) Hyper-V
5 44 (3.72%) XenApp
6 43 (3.63%) Virtual Machines
7 30 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 19 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (1.10%) vSphere
10 12 (1.01%) XenServer
11 7 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.34%) HDFS
13 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.25%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.25%) Xen
15 2 (0.17%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 132 (11.15%) Ansible
2 120 (10.14%) Puppet
3 115 (9.71%) Opscode Chef
4 106 (8.95%) Kubernetes
5 71 (6.00%) Terraform
6 49 (4.14%) SCCM
7 37 (3.13%) Salt
8 17 (1.44%) Prometheus
9 16 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
10 15 (1.27%) SCOM
11 14 (1.18%) Nagios
11 14 (1.18%) WSUS
12 12 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
12 12 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (0.76%) Backup Exec
14 8 (0.68%) Oozie
14 8 (0.68%) ZABBIX
15 7 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
15 7 (0.59%) Nessus
16 6 (0.51%) Grafana
Vendors
1 445 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 139 (11.74%) VMware
3 131 (11.06%) Google
4 118 (9.97%) Citrix
5 61 (5.15%) Cisco
5 61 (5.15%) Oracle
6 51 (4.31%) Nintex
7 25 (2.11%) Splunk
8 23 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 20 (1.69%) F5
10 18 (1.52%) Juniper
10 18 (1.52%) New Relic
11 17 (1.44%) Red Hat
12 16 (1.35%) Infoblox
12 16 (1.35%) Tableau
13 15 (1.27%) Blue Coat
13 15 (1.27%) Imperva
13 15 (1.27%) Zscaler
14 14 (1.18%) Dell
14 14 (1.18%) HP