Period
to 9 May 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 362 561
Rank change year-on-year +148 +199 +131
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 1,277 769 620
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.63% 0.83% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 0.87% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 679 530
10th Percentile £37,650 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £47,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £73,438 £77,500 £70,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £83,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 72,582 87,912 129,472
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.65% 95.24% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 56,980 71,944 104,840
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,397
Median % change year-on-year - +4.97% +4.79%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 +111 513 £70,000 -6.67% 100
North of England +134 331 £50,000 - 59
Yorkshire +107 188 £47,500 -7.32% 25
South East +86 161 £58,750 -2.08% 28
Midlands +44 140 £55,000 +4.76% 15
North West +81 125 £50,000 - 27
West Midlands +40 104 £55,000 +4.76% 10
South West +20 71 £50,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands +21 35 £55,000 -3.51% 5
East of England +33 28 £65,000 +36.84% 14
North East +27 18 £57,500 +12.20% 7
Azure Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 1,277 (100.00%) Azure
2 752 (58.89%) DevOps
3 566 (44.32%) Microsoft
4 494 (38.68%) SQL
5 432 (33.83%) Windows
6 422 (33.05%) Terraform
7 408 (31.95%) PowerShell
8 363 (28.43%) Kubernetes
9 345 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
10 306 (23.96%) Active Directory
11 305 (23.88%) Infrastructure as Code
12 285 (22.32%) Python
13 282 (22.08%) Docker
14 243 (19.03%) AWS
15 226 (17.70%) C#
16 223 (17.46%) Ansible
17 205 (16.05%) Jenkins
18 204 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 199 (15.58%) Analytics
20 198 (15.51%) Microsoft 365
21 192 (15.04%) IaaS
21 192 (15.04%) Finance
22 191 (14.96%) Windows Server
23 185 (14.49%) VMware
24 182 (14.25%) PaaS
25 176 (13.78%) Migration
26 175 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
27 168 (13.16%) SQL Server
28 165 (12.92%) Azure SQL Database
29 164 (12.84%) Linux

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 82 (6.42%) SharePoint
2 53 (4.15%) IIS
3 31 (2.43%) Apache Spark
4 24 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (1.25%) Confluence
6 9 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.47%) Apache
8 4 (0.31%) Apache Airflow
8 4 (0.31%) Luigi
9 3 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.16%) Apache Synapse
10 2 (0.16%) Drupal
10 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.16%) Traefik
10 2 (0.16%) WordPress
11 1 (0.078%) CMS
11 1 (0.078%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.078%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 30 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.16%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,277 (100.00%) Azure
2 243 (19.03%) AWS
3 198 (15.51%) Microsoft 365
4 192 (15.04%) IaaS
5 182 (14.25%) PaaS
6 152 (11.90%) Azure Active Directory
7 119 (9.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 119 (9.32%) Azure Data Factory
8 111 (8.69%) SaaS
9 106 (8.30%) Power Platform
10 98 (7.67%) GCP
11 85 (6.66%) Serverless
12 73 (5.72%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 69 (5.40%) Datadog
14 64 (5.01%) Azure Functions
15 60 (4.70%) Pulumi
16 45 (3.52%) Azure Service Bus
17 39 (3.05%) OneDrive
18 37 (2.90%) GitHub
19 30 (2.35%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 88 (6.89%) Firewall
2 64 (5.01%) DNS
3 39 (3.05%) SAN
4 32 (2.51%) LAN
4 32 (2.51%) VPN
5 30 (2.35%) DHCP
6 27 (2.11%) Internet
7 23 (1.80%) TCP/IP
7 23 (1.80%) WAN
8 17 (1.33%) Network Security
9 14 (1.10%) VLAN
10 13 (1.02%) Wireless
11 12 (0.94%) WLAN
12 9 (0.70%) NAS
12 9 (0.70%) NetScaler
13 8 (0.63%) SSL
13 8 (0.63%) VoIP
14 6 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (0.39%) DMZ
15 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 165 (12.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 113 (8.85%) Data Warehouse
4 94 (7.36%) Power BI
5 83 (6.50%) Data Lake
6 68 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 67 (5.25%) MySQL
8 61 (4.78%) MongoDB
9 59 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 58 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 57 (4.46%) Redis
12 56 (4.39%) MariaDB
13 44 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 31 (2.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 31 (2.43%) NoSQL
15 29 (2.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
16 27 (2.11%) Relational Database
17 25 (1.96%) Big Data
18 22 (1.72%) Delta Lake
19 21 (1.64%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 205 (16.05%) Jenkins
2 86 (6.73%) Git (software)
3 65 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 39 (3.05%) Octopus Deploy
6 30 (2.35%) JIRA
7 29 (2.27%) GitLab
8 28 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
10 20 (1.57%) Vagrant
11 19 (1.49%) Visual Studio
12 18 (1.41%) Hudson
13 14 (1.10%) Bitbucket
14 10 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
15 9 (0.70%) Artifactory
16 8 (0.63%) Maven
17 7 (0.55%) Gradle
17 7 (0.55%) JSUnit
17 7 (0.55%) Selenium
18 6 (0.47%) git-flow
General
1 192 (15.04%) Finance
2 135 (10.57%) Social Skills
3 46 (3.60%) Marketing
4 43 (3.37%) Public Sector
5 40 (3.13%) Banking
6 36 (2.82%) Law
7 34 (2.66%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.58%) Telecoms
9 25 (1.96%) Retail
10 24 (1.88%) Electronics
11 23 (1.80%) Manufacturing
12 22 (1.72%) Publishing
13 17 (1.33%) Games
14 16 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
15 10 (0.78%) Billing
16 9 (0.70%) Advertising
17 8 (0.63%) Legal
18 6 (0.47%) Influencing Skills
19 4 (0.31%) Organisational Skills
20 3 (0.23%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (11.75%) .NET
2 55 (4.31%) .NET Core
3 45 (3.52%) Web Services
4 36 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 34 (2.66%) React
6 29 (2.27%) .NET Framework
7 26 (2.04%) HTML
8 25 (1.96%) CSS
9 21 (1.64%) JSON
9 21 (1.64%) Node.js
9 21 (1.64%) REST
10 19 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
11 18 (1.41%) SAML
12 17 (1.33%) YAML
13 15 (1.17%) AngularJS
14 13 (1.02%) Kafka
15 12 (0.94%) CSS3
15 12 (0.94%) LESS
15 12 (0.94%) RESTful
15 12 (0.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 72 (5.64%) Linux Command Line
2 63 (4.93%) Cloud Native
3 57 (4.46%) Public Cloud
4 46 (3.60%) Data Centre
5 35 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 31 (2.43%) Clustering
7 25 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 23 (1.80%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.25%) Mobile App
10 16 (1.25%) Replication
11 14 (1.10%) Internet of Things
12 12 (0.94%) Smart Home
13 11 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.86%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.70%) Self-Motivation
15 8 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 8 (0.63%) Fat Client
15 8 (0.63%) Thin Client
15 8 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 432 (33.83%) Windows
2 191 (14.96%) Windows Server
3 164 (12.84%) Linux
4 43 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (3.05%) Windows Server 2016
6 26 (2.04%) Windows 10
6 26 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (1.72%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (1.33%) VMS
10 15 (1.17%) Unix
11 12 (0.94%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.78%) Apple iOS
13 8 (0.63%) Android
14 7 (0.55%) CentOS
14 7 (0.55%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.23%) Alpine Linux
16 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (58.89%) DevOps
2 345 (27.02%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (23.88%) Infrastructure as Code
4 204 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 199 (15.58%) Analytics
6 176 (13.78%) Migration
7 175 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 137 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
9 132 (10.34%) Configuration Management
10 116 (9.08%) Software Engineering
11 112 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
12 106 (8.30%) Microservices
13 90 (7.05%) Data Security
14 83 (6.50%) ETL
15 75 (5.87%) Data Modelling
16 65 (5.09%) Data Engineering
17 62 (4.86%) Scrum
18 58 (4.54%) ITIL
19 56 (4.39%) TDD
20 55 (4.31%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 494 (38.68%) SQL
2 408 (31.95%) PowerShell
3 285 (22.32%) Python
4 226 (17.70%) C#
5 143 (11.20%) Bash Shell
6 131 (10.26%) Java
7 115 (9.01%) JavaScript
8 97 (7.60%) Go
9 80 (6.26%) Ruby
10 70 (5.48%) TypeScript
11 67 (5.25%) Groovy
12 65 (5.09%) PHP
13 41 (3.21%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.88%) Scala
15 17 (1.33%) C++
15 17 (1.33%) Perl
16 15 (1.17%) Shell Script
17 12 (0.94%) U-SQL
18 11 (0.86%) R
19 10 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 83 (6.50%) Security Cleared
2 58 (4.54%) SC Cleared
3 56 (4.39%) Degree
4 46 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (0.70%) RHCE
6 9 (0.70%) RHCSA
7 8 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 6 (0.47%) CCNA
9 5 (0.39%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.39%) MCSE
10 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.31%) MCSA
10 4 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.16%) CCNP
11 2 (0.16%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.16%) MCP
12 1 (0.078%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.52%) SLA
2 18 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.02%) GDPR
4 11 (0.86%) Data Quality
5 10 (0.78%) QA
6 7 (0.55%) NIST
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.16%) PMO
8 2 (0.16%) SOC 2
9 1 (0.078%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.078%) GRC
9 1 (0.078%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.078%) ITGC
9 1 (0.078%) Solvency II
System Software
1 306 (23.96%) Active Directory
2 282 (22.08%) Docker
3 104 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
5 33 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (2.43%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 21 (1.64%) vSphere
8 8 (0.63%) DFS Replication
9 5 (0.39%) VMware Server
9 5 (0.39%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.31%) Firmware
10 4 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.23%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.16%) NFS
13 1 (0.078%) pfSense
13 1 (0.078%) vCloud
13 1 (0.078%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.078%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 422 (33.05%) Terraform
2 363 (28.43%) Kubernetes
3 223 (17.46%) Ansible
4 131 (10.26%) Puppet
5 109 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
6 87 (6.81%) Grafana
7 75 (5.87%) Prometheus
8 69 (5.40%) Microsoft Intune
9 34 (2.66%) SCCM
10 33 (2.58%) Packer
11 27 (2.11%) Nagios
12 23 (1.80%) Consul
13 22 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
14 21 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
16 11 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (0.70%) AirWatch
17 9 (0.70%) PowerCLI
18 8 (0.63%) WSUS
19 7 (0.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 566 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 185 (14.49%) VMware
3 105 (8.22%) Databricks
4 95 (7.44%) Oracle
5 85 (6.66%) EnterpriseDB
6 60 (4.70%) Google
7 59 (4.62%) SaltStack
8 56 (4.39%) New Relic
9 40 (3.13%) Citrix
10 37 (2.90%) Cisco
11 27 (2.11%) SAP
11 27 (2.11%) Splunk
12 21 (1.64%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 17 (1.33%) SolarWinds
15 12 (0.94%) 3PAR
16 11 (0.86%) Dynatrace
16 11 (0.86%) F5
16 11 (0.86%) HP
16 11 (0.86%) Nimble Storage