Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 21 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28 +42
Permanent jobs citing Azure 7,835 6,976 4,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.02% 10.14% 5.90%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.19% 36.74% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6,450 5,650 3,826
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 19,993 18,985 15,451
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.78% 27.60% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16,542 15,330 12,688
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,250 £35,000 £34,925
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in London.

Salary trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure in London

Azure
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Central London +10 2,060 £70,000 +6.87% 348
South London +14 241 £55,000 +11.11% 42
West London +3 228 £55,000 - 131
East London +3 58 £52,000 -13.33% 62
North London +6 42 £41,247 -25.01% 22
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Azure.

1 3,874 (49.44%) AWS
2 2,901 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
3 2,792 (35.63%) Microsoft
4 2,568 (32.78%) DevOps
5 2,292 (29.25%) SQL
6 2,027 (25.87%) C#
7 2,005 (25.59%) .NET
8 1,756 (22.41%) Windows
9 1,747 (22.30%) SQL Server
10 1,641 (20.94%) Finance
11 1,530 (19.53%) Python
12 1,407 (17.96%) Office 365
13 1,360 (17.36%) Docker
14 1,338 (17.08%) GCP
15 1,269 (16.20%) JavaScript
16 1,172 (14.96%) Java
17 1,125 (14.36%) Kubernetes
18 1,097 (14.00%) Active Directory
19 1,075 (13.72%) PowerShell
20 1,033 (13.18%) Linux
21 1,022 (13.04%) Microservices
22 895 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
23 868 (11.08%) Terraform
24 866 (11.05%) Analytics
25 860 (10.98%) Scrum
26 857 (10.94%) Google
27 817 (10.43%) Ansible
28 814 (10.39%) AngularJS
29 795 (10.15%) VMware
30 791 (10.10%) Windows Server

Azure
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
1 580 (7.40%) SharePoint
2 331 (4.22%) Apache Spark
3 240 (3.06%) MS Exchange
4 215 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
5 210 (2.68%) Skype for Business
6 176 (2.25%) Confluence
7 152 (1.94%) IIS
8 145 (1.85%) Apache
9 127 (1.62%) OpenStack
10 101 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 95 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2010
12 94 (1.20%) CMS
13 82 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
14 77 (0.98%) Apache Pig
15 68 (0.87%) Apache Solr
16 58 (0.74%) SAS
17 53 (0.68%) Tomcat
18 52 (0.66%) WebSphere
19 43 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
20 39 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 282 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (0.36%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.33%) Chatbot
5 19 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.15%) SPSS
8 3 (0.038%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.013%) ArchiCAD
10 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.013%) InVision
10 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.013%) Revit
10 1 (0.013%) Sketch
10 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 220 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 64 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (0.65%) Magento
4 40 (0.51%) SDL Web 8
5 33 (0.42%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 14 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 10 (0.13%) FINCAD Analytics
9 7 (0.089%) Q-Pulse
9 7 (0.089%) Sage CRM
10 6 (0.077%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.077%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 5 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (0.051%) Front Arena
12 4 (0.051%) Oracle Retail
12 4 (0.051%) Orchestrade
12 4 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.051%) Sentinel
13 3 (0.038%) ION MarketView
13 3 (0.038%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,874 (49.44%) AWS
2 1,407 (17.96%) Office 365
3 1,338 (17.08%) GCP
4 665 (8.49%) Power Platform
5 584 (7.45%) PaaS
6 493 (6.29%) IaaS
6 493 (6.29%) SaaS
7 444 (5.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 258 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
9 236 (3.01%) Azure Data Factory
10 199 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 183 (2.34%) Serverless
12 172 (2.20%) GitHub
13 147 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
14 142 (1.81%) OneDrive
15 107 (1.37%) OpenShift
16 91 (1.16%) Amazon S3
17 80 (1.02%) Azure Functions
18 76 (0.97%) Azure Machine Learning
19 72 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 532 (6.79%) Firewall
2 377 (4.81%) DNS
3 267 (3.41%) WAN
4 257 (3.28%) Skype
5 256 (3.27%) DHCP
6 230 (2.94%) LAN
6 230 (2.94%) VPN
7 185 (2.36%) Internet
8 180 (2.30%) SAN
9 156 (1.99%) Network Security
10 147 (1.88%) TCP/IP
11 122 (1.56%) MPLS
12 91 (1.16%) Wireless
13 89 (1.14%) VoIP
14 74 (0.94%) WLAN
15 58 (0.74%) NAS
16 56 (0.71%) HTTP
17 52 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
18 50 (0.64%) iSCSI
19 49 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,747 (22.30%) SQL Server
2 711 (9.07%) Data Warehouse
3 626 (7.99%) Power BI
4 619 (7.90%) Big Data
5 548 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 487 (6.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 482 (6.15%) NoSQL
8 456 (5.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 417 (5.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 391 (4.99%) Hadoop
11 337 (4.30%) Data Lake
12 330 (4.21%) MongoDB
13 285 (3.64%) Relational Database
14 233 (2.97%) MySQL
15 200 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
16 188 (2.40%) Apache Hive
17 187 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
18 166 (2.12%) Cosmos DB
19 165 (2.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 156 (1.99%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 730 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 702 (8.96%) Jenkins
3 447 (5.71%) JIRA
4 353 (4.51%) TeamCity
5 300 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
6 294 (3.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 283 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
8 244 (3.11%) Selenium
9 227 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 211 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 120 (1.53%) Bitbucket
12 118 (1.51%) Maven
13 100 (1.28%) Subversion
14 95 (1.21%) Travis CI
15 89 (1.14%) Cucumber
16 85 (1.08%) WebDriver
17 75 (0.96%) IBM UrbanCode
18 73 (0.93%) NUnit
19 72 (0.92%) GitLab
20 68 (0.87%) Vagrant
General
1 1,641 (20.94%) Finance
2 402 (5.13%) Banking
3 365 (4.66%) Retail
4 225 (2.87%) Marketing
5 223 (2.85%) Law
6 166 (2.12%) Public Sector
7 148 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 146 (1.86%) Advertising
9 142 (1.81%) Games
10 120 (1.53%) Legal
11 89 (1.14%) Front Office
12 60 (0.77%) Investment Banking
13 52 (0.66%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.42%) Manufacturing
15 32 (0.41%) Billing
16 26 (0.33%) Back Office
17 21 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.23%) Automotive
18 18 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 18 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2,058 (26.27%) Developer
2 1,028 (13.12%) Architect
3 745 (9.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 714 (9.11%) .NET Developer
5 641 (8.18%) Consultant
6 527 (6.73%) C# Developer
7 422 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 393 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
9 392 (5.00%) Senior Developer
10 375 (4.79%) Analyst
11 366 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
12 359 (4.58%) Azure Engineer
13 352 (4.49%) Cloud Architect
14 309 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
15 303 (3.87%) Azure Developer
16 279 (3.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 277 (3.54%) Data Engineer
18 248 (3.17%) Azure Architect
19 226 (2.88%) SQL Developer
20 216 (2.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,005 (25.59%) .NET
2 814 (10.39%) AngularJS
3 739 (9.43%) ASP.NET
4 658 (8.40%) HTML
5 603 (7.70%) CSS
6 590 (7.53%) .NET Core
7 587 (7.49%) React
8 569 (7.26%) ASP.NET Web API
9 528 (6.74%) Web Services
10 465 (5.93%) REST
11 410 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 385 (4.91%) .NET Framework
13 382 (4.88%) Node.js
14 276 (3.52%) RESTful
15 241 (3.08%) Kafka
16 211 (2.69%) jQuery
17 210 (2.68%) JSON
18 200 (2.55%) Entity Framework
19 191 (2.44%) Spring
20 185 (2.36%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 437 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
2 408 (5.21%) Public Cloud
3 378 (4.82%) Data Centre
4 326 (4.16%) Greenfield Project
5 229 (2.92%) Cloud Native
5 229 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 222 (2.83%) User Experience
7 202 (2.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 190 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
9 187 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
10 145 (1.85%) Hedge funds
11 123 (1.57%) Algorithms
12 118 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 112 (1.43%) Private Cloud
14 106 (1.35%) Data Structures
15 94 (1.20%) Replication
16 87 (1.11%) Clustering
17 80 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 68 (0.87%) N-Tier
19 63 (0.80%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,756 (22.41%) Windows
2 1,033 (13.18%) Linux
3 791 (10.10%) Windows Server
4 333 (4.25%) Windows 10
5 309 (3.94%) Unix
6 247 (3.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 169 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 79 (1.01%) Android
10 72 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 59 (0.75%) CentOS
12 58 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (0.52%) Ubuntu
14 35 (0.45%) Mesosphere
15 33 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 32 (0.41%) CoreOS
17 31 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 15 (0.19%) Mac OS X
19 14 (0.18%) VMS
19 14 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,901 (37.03%) Agile Software Development
2 2,568 (32.78%) DevOps
3 1,022 (13.04%) Microservices
4 895 (11.42%) Business Intelligence
5 866 (11.05%) Analytics
6 860 (10.98%) Scrum
7 760 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
8 755 (9.64%) Software Engineering
9 742 (9.47%) Migration
10 739 (9.43%) TDD
11 713 (9.10%) MVC
12 690 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
13 581 (7.42%) Test Automation
14 568 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 542 (6.92%) ETL
16 522 (6.66%) Fintech
17 461 (5.88%) Machine Learning
18 459 (5.86%) SDLC
19 457 (5.83%) Configuration Management
20 436 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,292 (29.25%) SQL
2 2,027 (25.87%) C#
3 1,530 (19.53%) Python
4 1,269 (16.20%) JavaScript
5 1,172 (14.96%) Java
6 1,075 (13.72%) PowerShell
7 507 (6.47%) T-SQL
8 455 (5.81%) Bash Shell
9 340 (4.34%) Ruby
10 279 (3.56%) Scala
11 221 (2.82%) Go
12 216 (2.76%) TypeScript
13 215 (2.74%) R
14 205 (2.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 157 (2.00%) C++
16 118 (1.51%) Perl
17 109 (1.39%) PHP
18 94 (1.20%) C
19 80 (1.02%) VBA
20 79 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 771 (9.84%) Degree
2 289 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 241 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
4 207 (2.64%) Cisco Certification
5 168 (2.14%) MCSE
6 136 (1.74%) MCSA
7 129 (1.65%) CCNA
8 125 (1.60%) CISSP
9 111 (1.42%) CCNP
10 100 (1.28%) Security Cleared
11 87 (1.11%) AWS Certification
12 64 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 62 (0.79%) SC Cleared
14 57 (0.73%) CISM
15 52 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (0.55%) Master's Degree
17 42 (0.54%) MCP
18 40 (0.51%) CompTIA Security+
19 35 (0.45%) PhD
20 31 (0.40%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (4.34%) QA
2 129 (1.65%) SLA
3 117 (1.49%) GDPR
4 95 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 72 (0.92%) Data Quality
6 51 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 38 (0.49%) NIST
8 29 (0.37%) PMO
9 26 (0.33%) COBIT
10 12 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.077%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.064%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.038%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.026%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.026%) MiFID
15 2 (0.026%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,360 (17.36%) Docker
2 1,097 (14.00%) Active Directory
3 452 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 349 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 136 (1.74%) vSphere
6 119 (1.52%) XenApp
7 86 (1.10%) XenDesktop
8 79 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 71 (0.91%) HDFS
10 70 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 45 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 40 (0.51%) BitLocker
13 31 (0.40%) Xen
14 24 (0.31%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 24 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
15 20 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (0.24%) Apache Flume
16 19 (0.24%) Firmware
17 18 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
18 17 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,125 (14.36%) Kubernetes
2 868 (11.08%) Terraform
3 817 (10.43%) Ansible
4 635 (8.10%) Puppet
5 556 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
6 300 (3.83%) SCCM
7 212 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 130 (1.66%) Salt
9 113 (1.44%) Grafana
10 111 (1.42%) Consul
11 100 (1.28%) Nagios
12 97 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
13 93 (1.19%) Prometheus
14 78 (1.00%) Packer
15 69 (0.88%) Automic
16 65 (0.83%) Oozie
17 60 (0.77%) Graphite
18 54 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
19 53 (0.68%) Rancher
20 52 (0.66%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2,792 (35.63%) Microsoft
2 857 (10.94%) Google
3 795 (10.15%) VMware
4 374 (4.77%) Oracle
5 352 (4.49%) Cisco
6 341 (4.35%) Citrix
7 211 (2.69%) Databricks
8 186 (2.37%) Tableau
9 149 (1.90%) Splunk
10 145 (1.85%) IBM
11 140 (1.79%) Cloudera
12 123 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 117 (1.49%) SAP
14 115 (1.47%) Dell
15 101 (1.29%) HP
15 101 (1.29%) ServiceNow
16 90 (1.15%) Meraki
17 79 (1.01%) Veeam
18 77 (0.98%) Red Hat
19 73 (0.93%) CheckPoint