Period
to 25 September 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 25 September 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 212 423
Rank change year-on-year -67 +211 +152
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 628 322 359
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.28% 1.60% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.72% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 550 268 308
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,750 £50,000
25th Percentile £54,438 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £88,750
England 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 London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,839 18,770 53,149
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.41% 93.41% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 30,174 15,774 43,745
10th Percentile £40,500 £42,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £107,500 £97,500
England median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £51,644
% change year-on-year +0.91% +6.50% +3.29%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in London

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in London

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in London

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the London region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Central London -44 111 £72,500 +7.41% 31
West London -63 14 £60,000 -7.69% 4
South London -18 5 £56,250 +7.14% 3
East London - 4 £57,500 - 6
North London - 1 £67,500 - 1
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 628 (100.00%) Azure
2 347 (55.25%) DevOps
3 254 (40.45%) Microsoft
4 204 (32.48%) PowerShell
5 200 (31.85%) SQL
6 175 (27.87%) Kubernetes
7 173 (27.55%) Terraform
8 158 (25.16%) Python
9 146 (23.25%) Active Directory
10 145 (23.09%) Docker
11 136 (21.66%) Finance
12 128 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
13 125 (19.90%) Windows
14 123 (19.59%) Social Skills
15 121 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 118 (18.79%) AWS
17 110 (17.52%) PaaS
18 109 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
19 106 (16.88%) Azure Active Directory
20 103 (16.40%) IaaS
21 99 (15.76%) Microsoft 365
21 99 (15.76%) Infrastructure as Code
22 97 (15.45%) Power Platform
22 97 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
23 94 (14.97%) C#
23 94 (14.97%) Software Engineering
24 88 (14.01%) SQL Server
25 86 (13.69%) .NET
26 84 (13.38%) Power BI
27 80 (12.74%) Databricks

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 34 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.62%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (1.59%) Confluence
5 9 (1.43%) IIS
6 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.64%) Apache
8 3 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 628 (100.00%) Azure
2 118 (18.79%) AWS
3 110 (17.52%) PaaS
4 106 (16.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 103 (16.40%) IaaS
6 99 (15.76%) Microsoft 365
7 97 (15.45%) Power Platform
8 80 (12.74%) Azure Data Factory
9 62 (9.87%) GCP
10 52 (8.28%) SaaS
11 42 (6.69%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 39 (6.21%) GitHub
13 31 (4.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 31 (4.94%) Serverless
14 23 (3.66%) Azure Logic Apps
15 22 (3.50%) Azure Storage
16 15 (2.39%) Azure Functions
17 14 (2.23%) OneDrive
17 14 (2.23%) OpenShift
18 13 (2.07%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 48 (7.64%) SAN
2 37 (5.89%) Firewall
3 35 (5.57%) VPN
4 33 (5.25%) DNS
5 26 (4.14%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.98%) DHCP
7 15 (2.39%) SMTP
8 14 (2.23%) NetScaler
8 14 (2.23%) Network Security
9 13 (2.07%) LAN
10 11 (1.75%) IPv4
10 11 (1.75%) SNMP
10 11 (1.75%) SSH
10 11 (1.75%) SSL
11 10 (1.59%) WAN
11 10 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (1.27%) HTTPS
12 8 (1.27%) IPv6
13 7 (1.11%) Internet
13 7 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (15.45%) Data Warehouse
2 88 (14.01%) SQL Server
3 84 (13.38%) Power BI
4 59 (9.39%) Data Lake
5 56 (8.92%) Azure SQL Database
6 51 (8.12%) NoSQL
7 48 (7.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 36 (5.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 30 (4.78%) Tableau
10 24 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 22 (3.50%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 19 (3.03%) Relational Database
13 18 (2.87%) Big Data
13 18 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 13 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.91%) MongoDB
16 10 (1.59%) Delta Lake
17 9 (1.43%) PolyBase
18 8 (1.27%) Hadoop
18 8 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 69 (10.99%) Jenkins
2 55 (8.76%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.10%) TeamCity
4 26 (4.14%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (2.71%) JIRA
6 13 (2.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (1.43%) GitLab
8 8 (1.27%) JSUnit
8 8 (1.27%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.11%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.96%) Selenium
11 4 (0.64%) Hudson
11 4 (0.64%) Visual Studio
12 3 (0.48%) Maven
12 3 (0.48%) MLflow
12 3 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 2 (0.32%) kappa
13 2 (0.32%) RStudio
13 2 (0.32%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.32%) Storybook
General
1 136 (21.66%) Finance
2 123 (19.59%) Social Skills
3 46 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (3.98%) Marketing
5 23 (3.66%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.50%) Public Sector
7 20 (3.18%) Electronics
8 18 (2.87%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.39%) Publishing
10 14 (2.23%) Advertising
11 11 (1.75%) Retail
12 9 (1.43%) Law
13 8 (1.27%) Banking
14 7 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
15 5 (0.80%) Czech Language
15 5 (0.80%) Legal
16 4 (0.64%) Games
17 3 (0.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 2 (0.32%) Presentation Skills
18 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.69%) .NET
2 36 (5.73%) .NET Core
3 32 (5.10%) JSON
4 31 (4.94%) ARM Templates
5 27 (4.30%) React
6 25 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 22 (3.50%) Node.js
8 21 (3.34%) Kafka
9 20 (3.18%) .NET Framework
10 19 (3.03%) CSS
10 19 (3.03%) HTML
11 17 (2.71%) Elastic Stack
11 17 (2.71%) OAuth
11 17 (2.71%) RESTful
12 15 (2.39%) OAuth2
12 15 (2.39%) REST
13 10 (1.59%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.59%) CSS3
13 10 (1.59%) LESS
13 10 (1.59%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.64%) Cloud Native
2 30 (4.78%) Public Cloud
3 24 (3.82%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (3.18%) Virtual Team
5 14 (2.23%) Hedge funds
6 11 (1.75%) Replication
7 9 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.43%) Private Cloud
8 8 (1.27%) Mobile App
9 7 (1.11%) EMC VNX
9 7 (1.11%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.96%) Data Centre
10 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (0.96%) Internet of Things
10 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (0.96%) Smart Home
11 5 (0.80%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.64%) BYOD
12 4 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 125 (19.90%) Windows
2 78 (12.42%) Windows Server
3 63 (10.03%) Linux
4 22 (3.50%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.96%) Debian
10 5 (0.80%) Unix
11 4 (0.64%) Android
11 4 (0.64%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.64%) VMS
12 3 (0.48%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 1 (0.16%) CentOS
14 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 347 (55.25%) DevOps
2 128 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (19.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 109 (17.36%) Business Intelligence
5 99 (15.76%) Infrastructure as Code
6 94 (14.97%) Software Engineering
7 75 (11.94%) Migration
8 72 (11.46%) Analytics
9 66 (10.51%) Microservices
10 65 (10.35%) ETL
11 61 (9.71%) Data Modelling
12 51 (8.12%) Scrum
13 46 (7.32%) Data Engineering
14 41 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
15 40 (6.37%) Configuration Management
15 40 (6.37%) Visualisation
16 37 (5.89%) MVC
17 36 (5.73%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (5.41%) Fintech
18 34 (5.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.48%) PowerShell
2 200 (31.85%) SQL
3 158 (25.16%) Python
4 94 (14.97%) C#
5 60 (9.55%) JavaScript
6 57 (9.08%) Bash Shell
7 45 (7.17%) Go
8 43 (6.85%) Java
9 21 (3.34%) Ruby
10 19 (3.03%) TypeScript
11 15 (2.39%) Scala
12 12 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.75%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 11 (1.75%) U-SQL
14 10 (1.59%) Rust
15 7 (1.11%) Bicep
15 7 (1.11%) C++
15 7 (1.11%) R
16 5 (0.80%) C
17 4 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (8.28%) Degree
2 21 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.55%) Security Cleared
5 11 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.59%) CCNA
7 7 (1.11%) MCSE
8 5 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.32%) CEH
9 2 (0.32%) GIAC
9 2 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.16%) CCNP
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.55%) NIST
2 15 (2.39%) GDPR
3 14 (2.23%) Data Quality
4 13 (2.07%) SLA
5 12 (1.91%) QA
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.32%) Solvency II
System Software
1 146 (23.25%) Active Directory
2 145 (23.09%) Docker
3 59 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (3.34%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (3.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 18 (2.87%) vSphere
7 11 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (1.43%) Hyper-V
8 9 (1.43%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.64%) XenApp
10 3 (0.48%) Firmware
10 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.16%) HDFS
11 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 175 (27.87%) Kubernetes
2 173 (27.55%) Terraform
3 74 (11.78%) Ansible
4 36 (5.73%) Microsoft Intune
5 29 (4.62%) Puppet
6 25 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.55%) Grafana
8 15 (2.39%) AirWatch
8 15 (2.39%) Prometheus
9 10 (1.59%) SCCM
10 8 (1.27%) PowerCLI
11 7 (1.11%) Docker Swarm
12 6 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
12 6 (0.96%) Packer
13 5 (0.80%) Consul
13 5 (0.80%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.64%) Nagios
14 4 (0.64%) Rancher
14 4 (0.64%) SCOM
14 4 (0.64%) vRealize
Vendors
1 254 (40.45%) Microsoft
2 80 (12.74%) Databricks
3 72 (11.46%) VMware
4 30 (4.78%) Citrix
5 29 (4.62%) Google
6 26 (4.14%) Cisco
7 19 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
7 19 (3.03%) SAP
8 18 (2.87%) SolarWinds
9 17 (2.71%) 3PAR
10 16 (2.55%) Alteryx
10 16 (2.55%) CyberArk
11 15 (2.39%) ForgeRock
12 14 (2.23%) NetApp
12 14 (2.23%) ServiceNow
13 11 (1.75%) LogicMonitor
13 11 (1.75%) Oracle
14 10 (1.59%) CommVault
14 10 (1.59%) Meraki
15 9 (1.43%) New Relic