Period
to 17 October 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Architect
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 660 718 938
Rank change year-on-year +58 +220 +101
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 389 441 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.31% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 299 363 217
England median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 121,312 147,112 157,629
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.00% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,630 119,510 127,216
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Azure Architect in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in England

Azure Architect
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Architect in England.

Salary trend for Azure Architect in England

Azure Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Architect in England over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Architect in England

Azure Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Architect within the England region over the 6 months to 17 October 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
London +45 247 £82,500 - 33
South East +37 45 £80,000 +6.67% 13
Midlands +46 43 £73,750 +1.72% 13
North of England +35 37 £76,250 +1.67% 14
West Midlands +27 27 £72,500 - 9
Yorkshire +2 19 £75,000 - 5
North West +54 16 £77,500 +6.16% 9
East Midlands +36 16 £85,000 +13.33% 4
East of England +55 9 £65,000 -16.13% 3
South West -9 4 £60,000 -27.27% 2
North East +3 2 £70,000 +12.00%
Azure Architect
UK

Azure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, Azure Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Azure Architect in the job title.

1 389 (100.00%) Azure
2 188 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 176 (45.24%) DevOps
4 161 (41.39%) AWS
5 158 (40.62%) Migration
6 138 (35.48%) PaaS
7 123 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (26.22%) SQL
8 102 (26.22%) Microservices
9 89 (22.88%) .NET
10 87 (22.37%) IaaS
11 76 (19.54%) Office 365
12 72 (18.51%) Hybrid Cloud
13 69 (17.74%) Kubernetes
13 69 (17.74%) Presales
14 65 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 63 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
16 60 (15.42%) Google
16 60 (15.42%) Azure SQL Database
17 59 (15.17%) Enterprise Software
17 59 (15.17%) C#
18 57 (14.65%) SQL Server
19 56 (14.40%) Windows
20 55 (14.14%) Cloud Native
20 55 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
21 53 (13.62%) Public Cloud
22 49 (12.60%) Software Engineering
22 49 (12.60%) Creative Thinking
23 48 (12.34%) Thought Leadership
24 47 (12.08%) Finance

Azure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 29 (7.46%) SharePoint
2 17 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (4.37%) IIS
3 8 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.06%) SharePoint Server
4 7 (1.80%) Anypoint
5 6 (1.54%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.03%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.51%) Apache
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) CMS
9 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 389 (100.00%) Azure
2 161 (41.39%) AWS
3 138 (35.48%) PaaS
4 87 (22.37%) IaaS
5 76 (19.54%) Office 365
6 45 (11.57%) SaaS
7 42 (10.80%) GCP
8 35 (9.00%) Serverless
9 29 (7.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (7.46%) Cloud Computing
10 23 (5.91%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 23 (5.91%) Power Platform
11 21 (5.40%) Azure Data Factory
12 17 (4.37%) IBM Cloud
13 15 (3.86%) Azure Functions
14 12 (3.08%) OneDrive
15 6 (1.54%) Azure Machine Learning
16 4 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (1.03%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.60%) Firewall
2 9 (2.31%) DNS
3 7 (1.80%) Skype
4 6 (1.54%) WAN
5 5 (1.29%) Internet
5 5 (1.29%) LAN
5 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.03%) NAS
6 4 (1.03%) SAN
6 4 (1.03%) VPN
7 3 (0.77%) MPLS
7 3 (0.77%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.51%) DHCP
8 2 (0.51%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.51%) VSAN
9 1 (0.26%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (15.42%) Azure SQL Database
2 57 (14.65%) SQL Server
3 26 (6.68%) Big Data
4 23 (5.91%) Data Lake
4 23 (5.91%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (5.91%) NoSQL
4 23 (5.91%) Power BI
5 18 (4.63%) Cosmos DB
6 14 (3.60%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.57%) Hadoop
9 9 (2.31%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.31%) HDInsight
9 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.80%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.29%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.29%) Redis
12 4 (1.03%) MySQL
13 3 (0.77%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (3.34%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.31%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (1.29%) JIRA
4 4 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) Gradle
6 2 (0.51%) gulp
6 2 (0.51%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.51%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) CF BOSH
7 1 (0.26%) ER Studio
General
1 47 (12.08%) Finance
2 24 (6.17%) Retail
3 14 (3.60%) Marketing
4 11 (2.83%) Telecoms
5 10 (2.57%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.57%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.06%) Law
7 6 (1.54%) Advertising
7 6 (1.54%) Legal
7 6 (1.54%) Local Government
8 5 (1.29%) Back Office
9 4 (1.03%) Banking
9 4 (1.03%) Electronics
10 3 (0.77%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (22.88%) .NET
2 29 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
2 29 (7.46%) React
3 28 (7.20%) ASP.NET
4 23 (5.91%) CSS
5 20 (5.14%) .NET Core
5 20 (5.14%) .NET Framework
6 18 (4.63%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.63%) RESTful
7 17 (4.37%) Entity Framework
8 16 (4.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (4.11%) Web Services
9 13 (3.34%) jQuery
9 13 (3.34%) Middleware
10 10 (2.57%) HTML
10 10 (2.57%) MSMQ
11 8 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (2.06%) Kafka
11 8 (2.06%) XML
12 7 (1.80%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 72 (18.51%) Hybrid Cloud
2 59 (15.17%) Enterprise Software
3 55 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (14.14%) Cloud Native
4 53 (13.62%) Public Cloud
5 36 (9.25%) Data Centre
6 25 (6.43%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (5.14%) Private Cloud
8 14 (3.60%) N-Tier
9 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.83%) Virtual Team
11 9 (2.31%) Clustering
12 7 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
14 4 (1.03%) User Experience
15 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 3 (0.77%) Replication
16 2 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (14.40%) Windows
2 42 (10.80%) Linux
3 22 (5.66%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.03%) CentOS
5 4 (1.03%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.51%) VMS
7 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.26%) Unix
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (45.24%) DevOps
2 158 (40.62%) Migration
3 123 (31.62%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (26.22%) Microservices
5 69 (17.74%) Presales
6 65 (16.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (16.20%) Problem-Solving
8 49 (12.60%) Creative Thinking
8 49 (12.60%) Software Engineering
9 48 (12.34%) Thought Leadership
10 45 (11.57%) Programme Management
10 45 (11.57%) SOA
11 43 (11.05%) Cloud Operations
11 43 (11.05%) Technical Architecture
12 41 (10.54%) Cloud Enablement
13 36 (9.25%) Analytics
14 33 (8.48%) Enterprise Architecture
15 31 (7.97%) Infrastructure as Code
16 29 (7.46%) MVC
16 29 (7.46%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 102 (26.22%) SQL
2 59 (15.17%) C#
3 38 (9.77%) PowerShell
4 27 (6.94%) Java
5 25 (6.43%) Python
6 23 (5.91%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.86%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.83%) Scala
9 8 (2.06%) C
9 8 (2.06%) Ruby
10 6 (1.54%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.77%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) VBA
12 2 (0.51%) Go
12 2 (0.51%) Groovy
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
13 1 (0.26%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (11.05%) AWS Certification
2 14 (3.60%) Degree
3 10 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.54%) MCSE
5 4 (1.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (0.77%) CCNA
6 3 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.51%) CCA
7 2 (0.51%) CCNP
7 2 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.51%) NCSA
7 2 (0.51%) VCAP
8 1 (0.26%) CISM
8 1 (0.26%) CISSP
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.34%) SLA
2 10 (2.57%) QA
3 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.03%) NIST
5 3 (0.77%) GDPR
6 1 (0.26%) COBIT
6 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 44 (11.31%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.68%) Docker
3 23 (5.91%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.29%) XenApp
5 5 (1.29%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.03%) HDFS
6 4 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.77%) KVM
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (0.77%) vSphere
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.26%) vCloud
9 1 (0.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 69 (17.74%) Kubernetes
2 31 (7.97%) Terraform
3 21 (5.40%) Puppet
4 13 (3.34%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (2.57%) Ansible
6 9 (2.31%) SCCM
7 8 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.54%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.54%) Rancher
9 5 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.51%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.26%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 188 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 60 (15.42%) Google
3 44 (11.31%) VMware
4 18 (4.63%) IBM
5 17 (4.37%) Citrix
6 13 (3.34%) Databricks
7 10 (2.57%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.80%) Cisco
8 7 (1.80%) MuleSoft
8 7 (1.80%) Oracle
9 6 (1.54%) SAP
10 5 (1.29%) NetApp
10 5 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.03%) EMC
12 3 (0.77%) HP
12 3 (0.77%) PlateSpin
13 2 (0.51%) 3PAR
13 2 (0.51%) Ivanti
13 2 (0.51%) Tableau
14 1 (0.26%) Hortonworks