Period
to 27 October 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

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

Microsoft Azure Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 289 227 461
Rank change year-on-year -62 +234 +186
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 1,335 676 812
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.20% 1.49% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.57% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,193 607 687
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £38,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%

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 101,604 43,154 120,281
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.16% 94.95% 95.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71,365 36,431 98,252
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in England

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in England

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in England

Azure Engineer
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 Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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 -98 601 £70,000 - 131
North of England +13 335 £53,750 +7.50% 43
Yorkshire -14 175 £48,500 -3.00% 10
South East -99 162 £60,750 +21.50% 25
North West -5 147 £55,000 - 29
Midlands -127 93 £59,000 +18.00% 45
West Midlands -89 78 £59,000 +18.00% 29
South West -43 74 £47,500 -5.00% 17
East Midlands -61 15 £60,000 +26.32% 16
North East -22 13 £58,750 +32.02% 4
East of England -113 13 £42,500 - 16
Azure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, Azure Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 1,335 (100.00%) Azure
2 837 (62.70%) DevOps
3 561 (42.02%) Microsoft
4 482 (36.10%) PowerShell
5 454 (34.01%) SQL
6 429 (32.13%) Terraform
7 380 (28.46%) Windows
8 374 (28.01%) Kubernetes
9 349 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
10 338 (25.32%) Infrastructure as Code
11 333 (24.94%) Python
12 320 (23.97%) Docker
13 282 (21.12%) AWS
14 265 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 264 (19.78%) Active Directory
16 241 (18.05%) Ansible
17 231 (17.30%) Migration
18 214 (16.03%) PaaS
19 212 (15.88%) Microsoft 365
20 210 (15.73%) Finance
21 204 (15.28%) Social Skills
22 201 (15.06%) Analytics
23 200 (14.98%) IaaS
24 191 (14.31%) Jenkins
25 187 (14.01%) C#
25 187 (14.01%) Bash Shell
26 185 (13.86%) Linux
27 168 (12.58%) Azure Active Directory
28 162 (12.13%) Configuration Management
29 155 (11.61%) VMware

Azure Engineer 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 63 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.92%) Apache Spark
3 25 (1.87%) IIS
4 22 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.20%) MS Exchange
6 15 (1.12%) Confluence
7 11 (0.82%) Apache
8 7 (0.52%) Traefik
9 4 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.22%) nginx
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.22%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.075%) Apache Synapse
12 1 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.075%) Jupyter
12 1 (0.075%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.075%) Tomcat
Applications
1 40 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (1.27%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,335 (100.00%) Azure
2 282 (21.12%) AWS
3 214 (16.03%) PaaS
4 212 (15.88%) Microsoft 365
5 200 (14.98%) IaaS
6 168 (12.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 140 (10.49%) Power Platform
8 137 (10.26%) Azure Data Factory
9 109 (8.16%) SaaS
10 105 (7.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 105 (7.87%) GCP
11 84 (6.29%) Serverless
12 76 (5.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 70 (5.24%) GitHub
14 62 (4.64%) Pulumi
15 54 (4.04%) Azure Functions
16 51 (3.82%) Datadog
17 36 (2.70%) Azure Service Bus
18 29 (2.17%) GitHub Actions
19 28 (2.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 96 (7.19%) Firewall
2 74 (5.54%) DNS
3 55 (4.12%) SAN
4 46 (3.45%) VPN
5 44 (3.30%) DHCP
6 31 (2.32%) LAN
6 31 (2.32%) TCP/IP
7 29 (2.17%) WAN
8 23 (1.72%) Network Security
9 15 (1.12%) Internet
9 15 (1.12%) SMTP
10 14 (1.05%) Cisco IPT
11 13 (0.97%) IPv4
12 12 (0.90%) NAS
12 12 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (0.82%) SNMP
14 10 (0.75%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.75%) IPv6
14 10 (0.75%) SSH
15 9 (0.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (10.49%) Azure SQL Database
2 139 (10.41%) Data Warehouse
3 133 (9.96%) SQL Server
4 115 (8.61%) Power BI
5 109 (8.16%) Data Lake
6 99 (7.42%) PostgreSQL
7 86 (6.44%) MySQL
8 72 (5.39%) MongoDB
9 60 (4.49%) Big Data
10 57 (4.27%) MariaDB
11 55 (4.12%) NoSQL
12 52 (3.90%) Redis
12 52 (3.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 41 (3.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 38 (2.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 36 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 30 (2.25%) Tableau
17 29 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (2.02%) Relational Database
19 12 (0.90%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 191 (14.31%) Jenkins
2 131 (9.81%) Git (software)
3 66 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 50 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 45 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 32 (2.40%) JIRA
8 29 (2.17%) GitLab
9 22 (1.65%) Bitbucket
10 19 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
11 14 (1.05%) CircleCI
11 14 (1.05%) Vagrant
12 12 (0.90%) Visual Studio
13 11 (0.82%) SonarQube
14 9 (0.67%) Hudson
15 7 (0.52%) RStudio
16 5 (0.37%) PyCharm
17 4 (0.30%) kappa
17 4 (0.30%) Subversion
18 3 (0.22%) Maven
General
1 210 (15.73%) Finance
2 204 (15.28%) Social Skills
3 79 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.70%) Retail
5 30 (2.25%) Marketing
6 29 (2.17%) Public Sector
7 20 (1.50%) Telecoms
8 18 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
9 17 (1.27%) Electronics
9 17 (1.27%) Law
10 15 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.12%) Publishing
11 14 (1.05%) Advertising
12 9 (0.67%) Banking
12 9 (0.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
13 7 (0.52%) Czech Language
14 4 (0.30%) Automotive
14 4 (0.30%) Billing
14 4 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (11.39%) ARM Templates
2 126 (9.44%) .NET
3 48 (3.60%) JSON
4 40 (3.00%) .NET Core
5 32 (2.40%) Node.js
6 28 (2.10%) YAML
7 26 (1.95%) .NET Framework
8 24 (1.80%) Kafka
8 24 (1.80%) React
9 23 (1.72%) Web Services
10 19 (1.42%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (1.42%) REST
10 19 (1.42%) RESTful
11 15 (1.12%) OAuth
12 14 (1.05%) AngularJS
13 13 (0.97%) ASP.NET
13 13 (0.97%) OAuth2
14 10 (0.75%) XML
15 8 (0.60%) CSS
15 8 (0.60%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 84 (6.29%) Public Cloud
2 72 (5.39%) Linux Command Line
3 66 (4.94%) Cloud Native
4 48 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 33 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 28 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 27 (2.02%) Private Cloud
8 24 (1.80%) Greenfield Project
9 20 (1.50%) Hedge funds
10 18 (1.35%) Replication
11 16 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (1.12%) Internet of Things
13 14 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 11 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
15 10 (0.75%) Clustering
15 10 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
16 8 (0.60%) EMC VNX
16 8 (0.60%) PKI
16 8 (0.60%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 380 (28.46%) Windows
2 185 (13.86%) Linux
3 152 (11.39%) Windows Server
4 41 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (2.55%) Windows 10
6 26 (1.95%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (1.65%) Windows Server 2019
8 21 (1.57%) Android
9 20 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 18 (1.35%) Apple iOS
11 13 (0.97%) Unix
12 11 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
13 8 (0.60%) VMS
14 7 (0.52%) CentOS
14 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.45%) Debian
15 6 (0.45%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.37%) Windows 7
17 4 (0.30%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 837 (62.70%) DevOps
2 349 (26.14%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (25.32%) Infrastructure as Code
4 265 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 231 (17.30%) Migration
6 201 (15.06%) Analytics
7 162 (12.13%) Configuration Management
8 154 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 144 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
10 125 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
11 112 (8.39%) Software Engineering
12 110 (8.24%) ETL
13 97 (7.27%) Scrum
14 95 (7.12%) Data Security
15 91 (6.82%) Data Modelling
16 81 (6.07%) Microservices
17 75 (5.62%) Data Engineering
18 71 (5.32%) Mentoring
19 58 (4.34%) Cybersecurity
20 55 (4.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 482 (36.10%) PowerShell
2 454 (34.01%) SQL
3 333 (24.94%) Python
4 187 (14.01%) Bash Shell
4 187 (14.01%) C#
5 121 (9.06%) Java
6 111 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 105 (7.87%) Go
7 105 (7.87%) Ruby
8 66 (4.94%) TypeScript
9 64 (4.79%) PHP
10 50 (3.75%) Groovy
11 47 (3.52%) Scala
12 32 (2.40%) T-SQL
13 28 (2.10%) Shell Script
14 25 (1.87%) R
15 19 (1.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 14 (1.05%) C
16 14 (1.05%) Perl
17 11 (0.82%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (4.94%) Degree
2 64 (4.79%) Security Cleared
3 60 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 51 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
7 19 (1.42%) CCNA
7 19 (1.42%) CISSP
8 14 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 13 (0.97%) MCSE
10 6 (0.45%) CEH
11 5 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (0.37%) CCNP
11 5 (0.37%) MCSA
12 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.15%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.15%) GIAC
14 1 (0.075%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.075%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.32%) Data Quality
2 25 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.72%) QA
4 21 (1.57%) NIST
5 18 (1.35%) SLA
6 14 (1.05%) GDPR
7 10 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 10 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (0.45%) SOC 2
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.075%) COBIT
10 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 320 (23.97%) Docker
2 264 (19.78%) Active Directory
3 121 (9.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (4.94%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (2.40%) Hyper-V
6 27 (2.02%) Virtual Desktop
7 25 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 20 (1.50%) vSphere
9 15 (1.12%) VMware NSX
10 7 (0.52%) XenApp
11 5 (0.37%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.22%) HDFS
14 2 (0.15%) LXC
15 1 (0.075%) Firmware
15 1 (0.075%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.075%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.075%) vCloud
15 1 (0.075%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 429 (32.13%) Terraform
2 374 (28.01%) Kubernetes
3 241 (18.05%) Ansible
4 137 (10.26%) Puppet
5 121 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
6 78 (5.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 72 (5.39%) Grafana
8 71 (5.32%) Prometheus
9 45 (3.37%) SCCM
10 24 (1.80%) Cobbler
11 18 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
12 17 (1.27%) AirWatch
12 17 (1.27%) Packer
13 16 (1.20%) Jamf Pro
14 13 (0.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 13 (0.97%) Consul
14 13 (0.97%) Docker Swarm
15 10 (0.75%) Nagios
15 10 (0.75%) SCOM
16 9 (0.67%) Rancher
Vendors
1 561 (42.02%) Microsoft
2 155 (11.61%) VMware
3 148 (11.09%) Databricks
4 109 (8.16%) Oracle
5 80 (5.99%) Google
6 78 (5.84%) EnterpriseDB
7 73 (5.47%) SaltStack
8 65 (4.87%) New Relic
9 44 (3.30%) Cisco
10 42 (3.15%) Citrix
11 34 (2.55%) NetApp
12 27 (2.02%) SAP
13 25 (1.87%) EMC
14 21 (1.57%) SolarWinds
15 18 (1.35%) Splunk
16 15 (1.12%) Red Hat
17 14 (1.05%) Palo Alto
17 14 (1.05%) ServiceNow
18 12 (0.90%) Alteryx
18 12 (0.90%) CyberArk