Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 378 546
Rank change year-on-year +157 +168 +52
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 350 373 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.44% 0.73% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.77% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 364 342 232
Median annual salary £65,000 £72,500 £64,374
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.34% +12.62% +7.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £47,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% +1.85%

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 22,690 48,678 60,237
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 94.85% 95.43%
Number of salaries quoted 19,045 39,889 49,926
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,502
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +155 112 £62,500 -16.67% 25
West London +73 7 £51,250 -21.15% 2
Azure Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 350 (100.00%) Azure
2 197 (56.29%) DevOps
3 128 (36.57%) Microsoft
4 126 (36.00%) PowerShell
5 120 (34.29%) Terraform
6 92 (26.29%) Kubernetes
6 92 (26.29%) Windows
7 91 (26.00%) SQL
8 85 (24.29%) Python
9 81 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
10 80 (22.86%) Finance
11 78 (22.29%) AWS
12 73 (20.86%) C#
13 71 (20.29%) .NET
13 71 (20.29%) Active Directory
14 66 (18.86%) Docker
15 63 (18.00%) Infrastructure as Code
16 62 (17.71%) Jenkins
16 62 (17.71%) SQL Server
17 60 (17.14%) Windows Server
18 57 (16.29%) Linux
19 56 (16.00%) IaaS
19 56 (16.00%) Ansible
20 55 (15.71%) Office 365
21 52 (14.86%) VMware
22 51 (14.57%) PaaS
23 43 (12.29%) Azure SQL Database
23 43 (12.29%) Git (software)
23 43 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
24 42 (12.00%) Firewall

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 38 (10.86%) IIS
2 22 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 15 (4.29%) MS Exchange
4 12 (3.43%) Apache Spark
5 10 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (2.57%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.00%) Apache
8 4 (1.14%) Confluence
9 3 (0.86%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 350 (100.00%) Azure
2 78 (22.29%) AWS
3 56 (16.00%) IaaS
4 55 (15.71%) Office 365
5 51 (14.57%) PaaS
6 35 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 32 (9.14%) SaaS
8 30 (8.57%) Serverless
9 29 (8.29%) Azure Data Factory
10 28 (8.00%) Power Platform
11 18 (5.14%) Azure Functions
11 18 (5.14%) Cloud Computing
12 16 (4.57%) GCP
13 14 (4.00%) Datadog
14 12 (3.43%) Mimecast
15 11 (3.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 8 (2.29%) GitHub
16 8 (2.29%) OneDrive
17 7 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
18 5 (1.43%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (12.00%) Firewall
2 29 (8.29%) WAN
3 25 (7.14%) SAN
3 25 (7.14%) VPN
4 22 (6.29%) Network Security
5 21 (6.00%) DNS
6 19 (5.43%) LAN
7 16 (4.57%) DHCP
8 10 (2.86%) PBX
9 7 (2.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (2.00%) Unified Communications
10 5 (1.43%) Internet
11 4 (1.14%) DMARC
11 4 (1.14%) HTTPS
11 4 (1.14%) SSL
12 3 (0.86%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.86%) Skype
12 3 (0.86%) Wireless
13 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 43 (12.29%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (8.00%) Data Lake
4 26 (7.43%) Power BI
5 20 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
6 17 (4.86%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (4.00%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.86%) Big Data
9 9 (2.57%) Amazon RDS
9 9 (2.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.57%) Relational Database
10 8 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.71%) Redis
13 5 (1.43%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.43%) OLAP
14 3 (0.86%) InfluxDB
14 3 (0.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 62 (17.71%) Jenkins
2 43 (12.29%) Git (software)
3 27 (7.71%) TeamCity
4 16 (4.57%) GitLab
5 15 (4.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 14 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (3.71%) JIRA
8 11 (3.14%) Subversion
9 8 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.71%) git-flow
11 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.43%) Hudson
12 5 (1.43%) Selenium
13 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.14%) Vagrant
14 3 (0.86%) NUnit
14 3 (0.86%) Postman
14 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (0.86%) xUnit.net
General
1 80 (22.86%) Finance
2 22 (6.29%) Games
3 19 (5.43%) Banking
4 9 (2.57%) Retail
5 7 (2.00%) Marketing
6 5 (1.43%) Publishing
7 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.86%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Environmental Health
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
9 1 (0.29%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (20.29%) .NET
2 16 (4.57%) .NET Core
3 14 (4.00%) Web Services
4 8 (2.29%) Kafka
4 8 (2.29%) YAML
5 6 (1.71%) AngularJS
5 6 (1.71%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.71%) RESTful
6 5 (1.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 5 (1.43%) CSS
6 5 (1.43%) JSON
6 5 (1.43%) Node.js
6 5 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (1.43%) SOAP
6 5 (1.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (0.86%) HTML
7 3 (0.86%) REST
7 3 (0.86%) XML
7 3 (0.86%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.43%) Public Cloud
2 21 (6.00%) Cloud Native
3 16 (4.57%) Data Structures
4 11 (3.14%) Replication
5 10 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 8 (2.29%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.29%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.43%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.14%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.86%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.57%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.29%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 92 (26.29%) Windows
2 60 (17.14%) Windows Server
3 57 (16.29%) Linux
4 23 (6.57%) Windows 10
5 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (3.14%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (2.29%) Unix
6 8 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.29%) Windows Server 2019
7 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.71%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (1.14%) VMS
10 3 (0.86%) Debian
11 2 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.29%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (56.29%) DevOps
2 81 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (18.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 43 (12.29%) Continuous Integration
5 38 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (10.29%) Software Engineering
7 31 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (8.57%) Analytics
9 29 (8.29%) Fintech
10 27 (7.71%) Microservices
11 23 (6.57%) Configuration Management
11 23 (6.57%) Test Automation
12 21 (6.00%) Data Engineering
12 21 (6.00%) Migration
13 20 (5.71%) Data Science
13 20 (5.71%) ITIL
14 19 (5.43%) Continuous Deployment
15 18 (5.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 17 (4.86%) ETL
16 17 (4.86%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 91 (26.00%) SQL
3 85 (24.29%) Python
4 73 (20.86%) C#
5 32 (9.14%) Java
6 23 (6.57%) Bash Shell
6 23 (6.57%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.57%) T-SQL
8 11 (3.14%) Go
8 11 (3.14%) Scala
9 10 (2.86%) Ruby
9 10 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.00%) R
11 4 (1.14%) C++
11 4 (1.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (1.14%) Perl
11 4 (1.14%) PHP
12 3 (0.86%) Groovy
13 2 (0.57%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (8.57%) Degree
2 22 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (4.29%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.71%) CCNA
4 13 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.57%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.43%) RHCE
6 5 (1.43%) RHCSA
7 3 (0.86%) CCNP
7 3 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.57%) MCSA
9 1 (0.29%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.29%) CCMSE
9 1 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.29%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.14%) SLA
2 5 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) GDPR
3 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (20.29%) Active Directory
2 66 (18.86%) Docker
3 29 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.14%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.71%) vSphere
7 3 (0.86%) Firmware
8 2 (0.57%) HDFS
8 2 (0.57%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.29%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 120 (34.29%) Terraform
2 92 (26.29%) Kubernetes
3 56 (16.00%) Ansible
4 33 (9.43%) Puppet
5 26 (7.43%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (5.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (4.57%) Grafana
8 10 (2.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (2.29%) SCCM
10 7 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
10 7 (2.00%) Nagios
11 6 (1.71%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.71%) Control-M
11 6 (1.71%) Prometheus
12 5 (1.43%) Packer
13 4 (1.14%) Consul
13 4 (1.14%) Istio
13 4 (1.14%) WSUS
14 3 (0.86%) Rancher
14 3 (0.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 128 (36.57%) Microsoft
2 52 (14.86%) VMware
3 31 (8.86%) Databricks
4 21 (6.00%) Cisco
5 16 (4.57%) CheckPoint
5 16 (4.57%) Citrix
6 13 (3.71%) Google
7 12 (3.43%) HP
7 12 (3.43%) Meraki
8 11 (3.14%) Zscaler
9 10 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 10 (2.86%) Netskope
9 10 (2.86%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 8 (2.29%) Veeam
11 7 (2.00%) Dell
12 6 (1.71%) Asigra
12 6 (1.71%) NetApp
12 6 (1.71%) Splunk
13 5 (1.43%) IBM