Period
to 22 April 2019

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 22 April 2019 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
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 19 63
Rank change year-on-year +8 +44 +69
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 1,360 954 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.32% 8.82% 4.56%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.17% 38.73% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,246 842 419
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +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 3,011 2,463 1,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 29.50% 22.77% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,752 2,182 1,409
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 £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 22 April 2019.

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 22 April 2019. 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
Moorgate - 13 £50,000 -
London Bridge +8 7 £67,500 -12.90%
Microsoft Azure
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 April 2019, 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.

1 581 (42.72%) Amazon AWS
2 506 (37.21%) Microsoft
3 484 (35.59%) SQL
4 481 (35.37%) DevOps
5 478 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
6 450 (33.09%) .NET
7 449 (33.01%) C#
8 398 (29.26%) SQL Server
9 363 (26.69%) Finance
10 277 (20.37%) Python
11 276 (20.29%) JavaScript
12 260 (19.12%) Windows
13 253 (18.60%) Docker
14 226 (16.62%) AngularJS
15 216 (15.88%) Microservices
16 195 (14.34%) Google Cloud Platform
17 189 (13.90%) Active Directory
18 187 (13.75%) Scrum
19 184 (13.53%) PowerShell
19 184 (13.53%) Kubernetes
19 184 (13.53%) .NET Core
20 181 (13.31%) Web Services
21 178 (13.09%) Office 365
22 176 (12.94%) T-SQL
23 175 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web API
24 171 (12.57%) TDD
25 167 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
26 153 (11.25%) HTML
27 151 (11.10%) Analytics
28 150 (11.03%) MVC

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
1 112 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.87%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 28 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (1.84%) IIS
6 20 (1.47%) Confluence
7 14 (1.03%) OpenStack
8 13 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.88%) CMS
10 10 (0.74%) Skype for Business
11 7 (0.51%) Appian
11 7 (0.51%) NServiceBus
12 6 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 6 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.37%) nginx
14 4 (0.29%) Alfresco
14 4 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.29%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 54 (3.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.88%) Distributed Ledger
3 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.074%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.074%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.074%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 581 (42.72%) Amazon AWS
2 195 (14.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 178 (13.09%) Office 365
4 88 (6.47%) PaaS
5 79 (5.81%) IaaS
6 75 (5.51%) SaaS
7 56 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
8 49 (3.60%) Azure Data Factory
9 34 (2.50%) GitHub
10 32 (2.35%) Dynamics 365
10 32 (2.35%) Serverless
11 25 (1.84%) Azure Functions
12 20 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
14 9 (0.66%) Slack
15 8 (0.59%) npm
15 8 (0.59%) OpenShift
16 7 (0.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 6 (0.44%) Cloudflare
17 6 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 116 (8.53%) Firewall
2 71 (5.22%) DNS
3 47 (3.46%) VPN
4 41 (3.01%) LAN
5 40 (2.94%) DHCP
6 29 (2.13%) WAN
7 27 (1.99%) Network Security
7 27 (1.99%) TCP/IP
8 26 (1.91%) Internet
8 26 (1.91%) VLAN
9 22 (1.62%) MPLS
10 19 (1.40%) VoIP
11 17 (1.25%) Wireless
12 16 (1.18%) PBX
12 16 (1.18%) SAN
13 14 (1.03%) Unified Communications
14 13 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (0.96%) NetScaler
15 11 (0.81%) Skype
16 10 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 398 (29.26%) SQL Server
2 128 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
3 119 (8.75%) Power BI
4 105 (7.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 91 (6.69%) NoSQL
6 89 (6.54%) Big Data
7 86 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 77 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 67 (4.93%) Data Lake
10 56 (4.12%) SQL Server 2016
11 53 (3.90%) MongoDB
12 52 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 49 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
14 40 (2.94%) Hadoop
15 38 (2.79%) Relational Database
16 37 (2.72%) Cosmos DB
16 37 (2.72%) SQL Server 2014
17 35 (2.57%) Blockchain
18 34 (2.50%) MySQL
19 32 (2.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 120 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 101 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.44%) TeamCity
4 54 (3.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 52 (3.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (3.46%) Visual Studio Team System
7 39 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (2.72%) JIRA
9 33 (2.43%) Visual Studio
10 26 (1.91%) Selenium
11 15 (1.10%) Subversion
11 15 (1.10%) Travis CI
12 14 (1.03%) CircleCI
13 13 (0.96%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.88%) GitLab
15 11 (0.81%) git-flow
16 9 (0.66%) tSQLt
17 7 (0.51%) Maven
17 7 (0.51%) NUnit
18 5 (0.37%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 363 (26.69%) Finance
2 61 (4.49%) Banking
3 45 (3.31%) Law
4 29 (2.13%) Retail
5 27 (1.99%) Marketing
6 19 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.25%) Front Office
7 17 (1.25%) Legal
8 15 (1.10%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.03%) Advertising
10 10 (0.74%) Games
11 9 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.44%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.37%) Back Office
13 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.22%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.15%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.15%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.15%) Publishing
16 1 (0.074%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 443 (32.57%) Developer
2 203 (14.93%) .NET Developer
3 193 (14.19%) Architect
4 166 (12.21%) DevOps Engineer
5 147 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 115 (8.46%) Solutions Architect
7 104 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
8 86 (6.32%) Azure Developer
9 70 (5.15%) Senior Developer
10 65 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 58 (4.26%) Analyst
12 56 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
13 54 (3.97%) Azure Engineer
14 51 (3.75%) AWS Engineer
14 51 (3.75%) Consultant
14 51 (3.75%) SQL Developer
15 46 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 44 (3.24%) .NET Architect
16 44 (3.24%) Lead Developer
17 42 (3.09%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 450 (33.09%) .NET
2 226 (16.62%) AngularJS
3 184 (13.53%) .NET Core
4 181 (13.31%) Web Services
5 175 (12.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 153 (11.25%) HTML
7 145 (10.66%) CSS
8 135 (9.93%) React
9 117 (8.60%) ASP.NET
10 99 (7.28%) .NET Framework
11 93 (6.84%) REST
12 86 (6.32%) jQuery
13 83 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 66 (4.85%) Entity Framework
15 60 (4.41%) Node.js
16 59 (4.34%) WPF
17 50 (3.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 50 (3.68%) XML
18 47 (3.46%) RESTful
19 46 (3.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 109 (8.01%) Fintech
2 97 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 63 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.56%) Data Centre
5 51 (3.75%) Public Cloud
6 39 (2.87%) Reinsurance
7 35 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.43%) User Experience
9 28 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 25 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (1.84%) Mobile App
11 21 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.54%) N-Tier
12 20 (1.47%) Cloud Native
12 20 (1.47%) Data Structures
13 18 (1.32%) Algorithms
14 17 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 15 (1.10%) Fixed Income
15 15 (1.10%) PKI
16 12 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 260 (19.12%) Windows
2 140 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 132 (9.71%) Linux
4 63 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (3.24%) Windows 10
7 13 (0.96%) Unix
8 7 (0.51%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.44%) Android
10 4 (0.29%) Apple iOS
10 4 (0.29%) CentOS
10 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.15%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Solaris
12 1 (0.074%) VMS
12 1 (0.074%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (35.37%) DevOps
2 478 (35.15%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (15.88%) Microservices
4 187 (13.75%) Scrum
5 171 (12.57%) TDD
6 167 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
7 151 (11.10%) Analytics
8 150 (11.03%) MVC
9 127 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
10 109 (8.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 108 (7.94%) Software Engineering
12 105 (7.72%) Test Automation
13 103 (7.57%) SDLC
14 102 (7.50%) Computer Science
15 100 (7.35%) Migration
16 98 (7.21%) Configuration Management
17 94 (6.91%) E-Commerce
18 79 (5.81%) OO
19 77 (5.66%) SOLID
20 70 (5.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 484 (35.59%) SQL
2 449 (33.01%) C#
3 277 (20.37%) Python
4 276 (20.29%) JavaScript
5 184 (13.53%) PowerShell
6 176 (12.94%) T-SQL
7 120 (8.82%) Java
8 76 (5.59%) Bash Shell
9 51 (3.75%) Ruby
10 47 (3.46%) TypeScript
11 36 (2.65%) R
11 36 (2.65%) Scala
12 34 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 22 (1.62%) VBA
14 14 (1.03%) C
14 14 (1.03%) Java 8
14 14 (1.03%) Perl
15 12 (0.88%) Groovy
16 11 (0.81%) C++
17 9 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (9.12%) Degree
2 43 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 37 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (2.35%) CISSP
6 26 (1.91%) CCNP
7 24 (1.76%) MCSE
8 18 (1.32%) AWS Certification
9 14 (1.03%) MCSA
10 13 (0.96%) Security Cleared
11 11 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.74%) CEH
12 10 (0.74%) SANS
13 9 (0.66%) CCNA
13 9 (0.66%) Master's Degree
14 8 (0.59%) CISM
15 7 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (0.51%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.51%) VCP6
16 6 (0.44%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.04%) QA
2 27 (1.99%) SLA
3 14 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.59%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.51%) GDPR
7 6 (0.44%) PMO
8 4 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (0.074%) COBIT
9 1 (0.074%) HL7
9 1 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.074%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.074%) WCAG
System Software
1 253 (18.60%) Docker
2 189 (13.90%) Active Directory
3 85 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (5.29%) Hyper-V
5 13 (0.96%) XenApp
6 12 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.66%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.51%) vSphere
9 5 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.29%) VMware NSX
11 3 (0.22%) XenServer
12 2 (0.15%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (0.15%) Firmware
12 2 (0.15%) HDFS
12 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.074%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.074%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.074%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 184 (13.53%) Kubernetes
2 129 (9.49%) Ansible
3 117 (8.60%) Terraform
4 89 (6.54%) Opscode Chef
5 86 (6.32%) Puppet
6 47 (3.46%) SCCM
7 27 (1.99%) Prometheus
8 21 (1.54%) SCOM
9 20 (1.47%) Salt
10 18 (1.32%) Grafana
11 16 (1.18%) Single Sign-On
12 12 (0.88%) Mesos
13 10 (0.74%) vCenter Server
14 9 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.66%) Rancher
15 8 (0.59%) Nagios
16 7 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (0.51%) SCOrch
17 6 (0.44%) Oozie
17 6 (0.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 506 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 130 (9.56%) Google
2 130 (9.56%) VMware
3 70 (5.15%) Oracle
4 49 (3.60%) Cisco
5 35 (2.57%) Nintex
6 32 (2.35%) Tableau
7 31 (2.28%) Citrix
8 26 (1.91%) Databricks
9 20 (1.47%) SaltStack
10 19 (1.40%) CheckPoint
11 18 (1.32%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.10%) ServiceNow
13 14 (1.03%) HP
14 13 (0.96%) Dell
15 12 (0.88%) IBM
16 10 (0.74%) CA
16 10 (0.74%) Hortonworks
16 10 (0.74%) Okta
16 10 (0.74%) Xamarin