Period
to 19 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £82,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 May 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
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 610 789 938
Rank change year-on-year +179 +149 +192
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 519 388 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 428 322 187
England median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £112,500 £97,500
UK median annual salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -

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 128,144 156,574 155,091
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.43% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 102,661 128,385 129,423
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 19 May 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 19 May 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 +116 324 £85,000 +6.25% 26
South East +71 77 £82,500 +3.13% 14
North of England +63 48 £75,000 +3.45% 4
Midlands +37 29 £60,000 -21.31% 10
Yorkshire +32 29 £70,000 -3.45% 1
West Midlands +30 23 £72,500 -6.45% 8
North West +33 16 £77,500 +5.08% 1
East of England +94 12 £62,500 -21.88% 2
South West +21 8 £75,000 -17.81% 1
East Midlands +17 6 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North East - 3 £65,000 - 2
Azure Architect
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 May 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.

1 519 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 289 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 265 (51.06%) Amazon AWS
4 178 (34.30%) DevOps
5 173 (33.33%) PaaS
6 161 (31.02%) SQL
7 159 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
8 148 (28.52%) Migration
9 139 (26.78%) .NET
10 136 (26.20%) Google
11 134 (25.82%) IaaS
12 115 (22.16%) Hybrid Cloud
13 112 (21.58%) Active Directory
14 108 (20.81%) Public Cloud
15 101 (19.46%) SQL Server
16 98 (18.88%) Google Cloud Platform
17 96 (18.50%) PowerShell
18 95 (18.30%) Analytics
19 91 (17.53%) Microservices
20 90 (17.34%) Finance
21 86 (16.57%) Windows
21 86 (16.57%) Presales
22 83 (15.99%) TOGAF
23 82 (15.80%) C#
24 81 (15.61%) VMware
25 75 (14.45%) SOA
26 70 (13.49%) Office 365
27 69 (13.29%) Degree
28 66 (12.72%) Enterprise Software
29 62 (11.95%) Java

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 32 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.59%) IIS
3 23 (4.43%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (2.31%) MS Exchange
5 11 (2.12%) Apache
6 9 (1.73%) Skype for Business
7 8 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 7 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.16%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.77%) SAS
11 3 (0.58%) Anypoint
11 3 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Pig
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.19%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 519 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 265 (51.06%) Amazon AWS
3 173 (33.33%) PaaS
4 134 (25.82%) IaaS
5 98 (18.88%) Google Cloud Platform
6 70 (13.49%) Office 365
7 46 (8.86%) Azure Active Directory
8 42 (8.09%) SaaS
9 41 (7.90%) Serverless
10 26 (5.01%) Azure Functions
11 18 (3.47%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (2.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 14 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
13 13 (2.50%) Power Platform
14 11 (2.12%) BPaaS
15 10 (1.93%) Azure Data Factory
16 9 (1.73%) Azure Stack
16 9 (1.73%) Data Lake Analytics
17 7 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
18 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.85%) Firewall
2 17 (3.28%) DNS
3 14 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (2.70%) SAN
3 14 (2.70%) WAN
4 13 (2.50%) VPN
5 11 (2.12%) LAN
6 10 (1.93%) Extranet
6 10 (1.93%) Intranet
7 9 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
8 8 (1.54%) Skype
8 8 (1.54%) WebEx
9 6 (1.16%) DHCP
10 5 (0.96%) MPLS
10 5 (0.96%) Network Security
11 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.58%) Internet
12 3 (0.58%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.39%) NAS
13 2 (0.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 29 (5.59%) Big Data
4 24 (4.62%) NoSQL
5 23 (4.43%) Data Lake
6 18 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 15 (2.89%) Cosmos DB
8 14 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 13 (2.50%) Power BI
10 12 (2.31%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (1.73%) MySQL
13 8 (1.54%) HDInsight
14 7 (1.35%) StreamInsight
15 5 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.96%) DB2
15 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.77%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 3 (0.58%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 53 (10.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 47 (9.06%) Git (software)
3 42 (8.09%) Visual Studio
4 15 (2.89%) Jenkins
5 14 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (2.50%) JIRA
7 4 (0.77%) ER Studio
7 4 (0.77%) ERwin
7 4 (0.77%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.19%) GitLab
9 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 90 (17.34%) Finance
2 34 (6.55%) Retail
3 31 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 29 (5.59%) Marketing
5 18 (3.47%) Banking
6 8 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.35%) Local Government
8 6 (1.16%) Advertising
9 5 (0.96%) Front Office
10 2 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.19%) Billing
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (26.78%) .NET
2 52 (10.02%) Web Services
3 46 (8.86%) RESTful
4 38 (7.32%) JSON
5 33 (6.36%) CSS
6 29 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 27 (5.20%) ASP.NET
8 25 (4.82%) React
9 24 (4.62%) .NET Core
9 24 (4.62%) XML
10 23 (4.43%) AngularJS
10 23 (4.43%) HTML
11 22 (4.24%) WCF
12 21 (4.05%) MSMQ
13 18 (3.47%) jQuery
13 18 (3.47%) Node.js
13 18 (3.47%) REST
14 14 (2.70%) .NET Framework
14 14 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
14 14 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (22.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 108 (20.81%) Public Cloud
3 66 (12.72%) Enterprise Software
4 49 (9.44%) Cloud Native
5 47 (9.06%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (7.51%) Data Centre
7 25 (4.82%) Fintech
8 24 (4.62%) Private Cloud
9 21 (4.05%) Management Information System
10 16 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
11 15 (2.89%) Greenfield Project
12 12 (2.31%) N-Tier
12 12 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
13 11 (2.12%) Virtual Team
14 9 (1.73%) User Experience
15 8 (1.54%) Hedge funds
15 8 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (1.16%) Blog
16 6 (1.16%) Clustering
17 5 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 86 (16.57%) Windows
2 41 (7.90%) Linux
3 21 (4.05%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.50%) Windows 10
5 12 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.16%) Unix
8 5 (0.96%) CentOS
9 4 (0.77%) SUSE
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (34.30%) DevOps
2 159 (30.64%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (28.52%) Migration
4 95 (18.30%) Analytics
5 91 (17.53%) Microservices
6 86 (16.57%) Presales
7 83 (15.99%) TOGAF
8 75 (14.45%) SOA
9 61 (11.75%) Computer Science
10 59 (11.37%) Infrastructure as Code
11 56 (10.79%) Software Engineering
12 55 (10.60%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 46 (8.86%) High Availability
15 44 (8.48%) Technical Leadership
16 43 (8.29%) SOLID
17 42 (8.09%) Creative Thinking
18 41 (7.90%) Deployment Automation
19 38 (7.32%) Data Science
19 38 (7.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 161 (31.02%) SQL
2 96 (18.50%) PowerShell
3 82 (15.80%) C#
4 62 (11.95%) Java
5 43 (8.29%) JavaScript
6 42 (8.09%) Python
7 23 (4.43%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.66%) Bash Shell
9 18 (3.47%) Ruby
10 17 (3.28%) C
11 9 (1.73%) Perl
12 8 (1.54%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.96%) PHP
13 5 (0.96%) R
14 4 (0.77%) C++
14 4 (0.77%) Scala
15 1 (0.19%) VB
15 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 69 (13.29%) Degree
2 37 (7.13%) AWS Certification
3 27 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (5.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 15 (2.89%) CISSP
7 14 (2.70%) MBA
7 14 (2.70%) MCSE
8 8 (1.54%) CISM
8 8 (1.54%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (1.16%) CEH
9 6 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (1.16%) GIAC
9 6 (1.16%) MCSA
9 6 (1.16%) SANS
10 5 (0.96%) CREST Certified
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.58%) CCNP
12 3 (0.58%) CISA
12 3 (0.58%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.47%) SLA
2 10 (1.93%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.96%) GDPR
4 5 (0.96%) QA
5 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (21.58%) Active Directory
2 55 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (8.86%) Docker
4 35 (6.74%) Hyper-V
5 24 (4.62%) XenApp
6 11 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.54%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.39%) vSphere
9 1 (0.19%) HDFS
9 1 (0.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 48 (9.25%) Kubernetes
2 41 (7.90%) Terraform
3 30 (5.78%) Puppet
4 29 (5.59%) Ansible
5 16 (3.08%) FortiGate
5 16 (3.08%) vCenter Server
6 12 (2.31%) SCCM
7 11 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.77%) Packer
9 4 (0.77%) Rancher
10 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.19%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 289 (55.68%) Microsoft
2 136 (26.20%) Google
3 81 (15.61%) VMware
4 39 (7.51%) Oracle
5 37 (7.13%) Citrix
6 33 (6.36%) Cisco
7 22 (4.24%) CheckPoint
8 18 (3.47%) Red Hat
9 17 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (2.12%) EMC
10 11 (2.12%) NetApp
11 10 (1.93%) Nintex
12 9 (1.73%) IBM
13 8 (1.54%) McAfee
14 7 (1.35%) Databricks
14 7 (1.35%) Rackspace
14 7 (1.35%) Xamarin
15 6 (1.16%) Cognizant
15 6 (1.16%) HP
16 5 (0.96%) SAP