Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 11 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Azure 5,848 7,801 6,576
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 17.71% 13.29% 9.17%
As % of the Cloud Services category 44.58% 39.90% 34.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,296 6,824 5,632
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,350 £93,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 13,118 19,550 19,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 39.72% 33.30% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,767 16,191 15,676
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £96,250 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in London over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +4 1,236 £67,500 -3.57% 142
South London +4 189 £57,500 +9.52% 23
West London +8 181 £65,000 +18.18% 42
East London +16 45 £57,500 -4.17% 20
North London -7 15 £55,000 +12.82% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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 2,957 (50.56%) AWS
2 2,359 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
3 2,005 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 1,844 (31.53%) DevOps
5 1,794 (30.68%) .NET
6 1,684 (28.80%) C#
7 1,580 (27.02%) SQL
8 1,565 (26.76%) Finance
9 1,452 (24.83%) SQL Server
10 1,337 (22.86%) JavaScript
11 1,252 (21.41%) Python
12 1,212 (20.73%) Microservices
13 1,185 (20.26%) Windows
14 1,130 (19.32%) GCP
15 1,060 (18.13%) AngularJS
16 1,025 (17.53%) Office 365
17 1,020 (17.44%) Docker
18 1,008 (17.24%) Kubernetes
19 942 (16.11%) Java
20 932 (15.94%) .NET Core
21 922 (15.77%) React
22 876 (14.98%) Scrum
23 857 (14.65%) TDD
24 801 (13.70%) Active Directory
25 784 (13.41%) PowerShell
26 751 (12.84%) ASP.NET
27 723 (12.36%) Node.js
28 705 (12.06%) Software Engineering
29 666 (11.39%) VMware
30 651 (11.13%) MVC

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
1 410 (7.01%) Elasticsearch
2 316 (5.40%) SharePoint
3 217 (3.71%) Apache Spark
4 182 (3.11%) MS Exchange
5 157 (2.68%) IIS
6 145 (2.48%) Apache
7 106 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2010
8 99 (1.69%) Confluence
9 66 (1.13%) Skype for Business
10 63 (1.08%) CMS
11 54 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 53 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
13 49 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
14 42 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 36 (0.62%) Tomcat
16 35 (0.60%) Apache Airflow
17 33 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
18 29 (0.50%) WebSphere
19 28 (0.48%) WebLogic
20 27 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 171 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.12%) Gliffy
6 4 (0.068%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.068%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.051%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.034%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 107 (1.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.53%) R3 Corda
4 27 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
5 15 (0.26%) Magento
6 6 (0.10%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.10%) Shopify
7 5 (0.085%) Markit EDM
7 5 (0.085%) Oracle EBS
7 5 (0.085%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 5 (0.085%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.085%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.068%) FastStats
8 4 (0.068%) Oracle ERP
8 4 (0.068%) Oracle General Ledger
8 4 (0.068%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 4 (0.068%) PeopleSoft HCM
8 4 (0.068%) Tesseract
8 4 (0.068%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2,957 (50.56%) AWS
2 1,130 (19.32%) GCP
3 1,025 (17.53%) Office 365
4 522 (8.93%) Power Platform
5 493 (8.43%) PaaS
6 445 (7.61%) SaaS
7 392 (6.70%) IaaS
8 373 (6.38%) Azure Active Directory
9 328 (5.61%) Serverless
10 206 (3.52%) Azure Data Factory
11 154 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
12 139 (2.38%) OpenShift
13 129 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 126 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
15 124 (2.12%) AWS Lambda
16 113 (1.93%) GitHub
17 112 (1.92%) Dynamics 365
18 108 (1.85%) Azure Functions
19 78 (1.33%) PowerApps
20 70 (1.20%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 432 (7.39%) Firewall
2 245 (4.19%) DNS
3 172 (2.94%) VPN
4 167 (2.86%) DHCP
5 161 (2.75%) WAN
6 149 (2.55%) LAN
7 148 (2.53%) Internet
8 142 (2.43%) Network Security
9 133 (2.27%) SAN
10 128 (2.19%) TCP/IP
11 90 (1.54%) Skype
12 83 (1.42%) Wireless
13 69 (1.18%) VoIP
14 59 (1.01%) NetScaler
15 52 (0.89%) HTTP
16 51 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
17 42 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
18 39 (0.67%) MPLS
19 32 (0.55%) Unified Communications
20 30 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,452 (24.83%) SQL Server
2 515 (8.81%) MongoDB
3 478 (8.17%) NoSQL
4 477 (8.16%) Power BI
5 461 (7.88%) Data Warehouse
6 322 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 319 (5.45%) SQL Server 2019
8 293 (5.01%) MySQL
9 282 (4.82%) Azure SQL Database
10 258 (4.41%) Big Data
11 253 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 242 (4.14%) Data Lake
13 210 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
14 209 (3.57%) Hadoop
15 205 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 171 (2.92%) Amazon Redshift
17 144 (2.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 139 (2.38%) Relational Database
19 132 (2.26%) Cosmos DB
20 125 (2.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 545 (9.32%) Git (software)
2 425 (7.27%) Jenkins
3 225 (3.85%) TeamCity
4 206 (3.52%) JIRA
5 194 (3.32%) Visual Studio
6 184 (3.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 136 (2.33%) Selenium
8 121 (2.07%) Artifactory
9 115 (1.97%) GitLab
10 99 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 94 (1.61%) SpecFlow
12 91 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 91 (1.56%) Bitbucket
13 82 (1.40%) NUnit
14 78 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 55 (0.94%) Cucumber
16 52 (0.89%) RStudio
17 46 (0.79%) Cypress.io
18 45 (0.77%) Maven
18 45 (0.77%) webpack
General
1 1,565 (26.76%) Finance
2 508 (8.69%) Banking
3 286 (4.89%) Front Office
4 234 (4.00%) Retail
5 190 (3.25%) Games
6 175 (2.99%) Marketing
7 137 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 128 (2.19%) Public Sector
9 125 (2.14%) Law
10 96 (1.64%) Legal
11 92 (1.57%) Advertising
12 80 (1.37%) Back Office
13 70 (1.20%) Telecoms
14 47 (0.80%) Manufacturing
15 32 (0.55%) Publishing
16 25 (0.43%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.32%) Billing
18 14 (0.24%) Automotive
19 13 (0.22%) Local Government
20 12 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,859 (31.79%) Developer
2 845 (14.45%) .NET Developer
3 657 (11.23%) Architect
4 483 (8.26%) C# Developer
5 446 (7.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 352 (6.02%) Azure Engineer
7 348 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 337 (5.76%) Consultant
9 290 (4.96%) Data Engineer
10 282 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 279 (4.77%) Analyst
12 266 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
13 265 (4.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 238 (4.07%) Software Engineer
15 231 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
16 208 (3.56%) Full Stack Developer
17 205 (3.51%) Azure Developer
18 181 (3.10%) Cloud Architect
19 176 (3.01%) AWS Engineer
20 152 (2.60%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,794 (30.68%) .NET
2 1,060 (18.13%) AngularJS
3 932 (15.94%) .NET Core
4 922 (15.77%) React
5 751 (12.84%) ASP.NET
6 723 (12.36%) Node.js
7 619 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 588 (10.05%) Web Services
9 570 (9.75%) .NET Framework
10 482 (8.24%) Vue.js
11 474 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 426 (7.28%) Entity Framework
13 425 (7.27%) HTML
14 423 (7.23%) CSS
15 349 (5.97%) REST
16 273 (4.67%) RESTful
17 187 (3.20%) Kafka
18 157 (2.68%) HTML5
19 139 (2.38%) JSON
20 124 (2.12%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 489 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
2 412 (7.05%) Public Cloud
3 351 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 284 (4.86%) Hedge funds
5 260 (4.45%) Data Centre
6 228 (3.90%) Cloud Native
7 173 (2.96%) Derivative
8 168 (2.87%) Fixed Income
9 152 (2.60%) Equities
10 130 (2.22%) User Experience
11 129 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 125 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
13 123 (2.10%) Management Information System
14 121 (2.07%) Hybrid Cloud
15 105 (1.80%) Private Cloud
16 101 (1.73%) Blog
17 93 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
18 75 (1.28%) Algorithms
19 66 (1.13%) Mobile App
20 61 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1,185 (20.26%) Windows
2 563 (9.63%) Linux
3 559 (9.56%) Windows Server
4 263 (4.50%) Windows 10
5 206 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 177 (3.03%) Windows Server 2016
7 142 (2.43%) Unix
8 102 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 83 (1.42%) Windows 7
10 57 (0.97%) Android
10 57 (0.97%) Apple iOS
11 51 (0.87%) Mac OS X
12 48 (0.82%) CentOS
12 48 (0.82%) Windows Server 2019
13 38 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 31 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 20 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.21%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.17%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,359 (40.34%) Agile Software Development
2 1,844 (31.53%) DevOps
3 1,212 (20.73%) Microservices
4 876 (14.98%) Scrum
5 857 (14.65%) TDD
6 705 (12.06%) Software Engineering
7 651 (11.13%) MVC
8 644 (11.01%) Analytics
9 597 (10.21%) Business Intelligence
10 593 (10.14%) BDD
11 566 (9.68%) Fintech
12 514 (8.79%) Migration
13 481 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
14 455 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
15 454 (7.76%) Kanban
16 449 (7.68%) Test Automation
17 397 (6.79%) Mentoring
18 369 (6.31%) Asset Management
19 354 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 326 (5.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1,684 (28.80%) C#
2 1,580 (27.02%) SQL
3 1,337 (22.86%) JavaScript
4 1,252 (21.41%) Python
5 942 (16.11%) Java
6 784 (13.41%) PowerShell
7 548 (9.37%) TypeScript
8 234 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 191 (3.27%) Ruby
10 173 (2.96%) Scala
11 171 (2.92%) Bash Shell
12 167 (2.86%) R
13 153 (2.62%) Go
14 114 (1.95%) F#
15 109 (1.86%) C++
16 75 (1.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 73 (1.25%) C
17 73 (1.25%) Kotlin
18 58 (0.99%) PHP
19 50 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 433 (7.40%) Degree
2 193 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 162 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 122 (2.09%) CISSP
6 91 (1.56%) CCNA
7 80 (1.37%) MCSE
8 68 (1.16%) CISM
9 64 (1.09%) Security Cleared
10 59 (1.01%) MCSA
11 55 (0.94%) CCNP
12 49 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 48 (0.82%) AWS Certification
14 44 (0.75%) CISA
15 43 (0.74%) SC Cleared
16 38 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (0.56%) Master's Degree
18 31 (0.53%) MCP
19 30 (0.51%) CCIE
20 28 (0.48%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (3.45%) QA
2 103 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 98 (1.68%) SLA
4 91 (1.56%) GDPR
5 51 (0.87%) Data Quality
6 46 (0.79%) NIST
7 23 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 15 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (0.17%) NIST 800
12 7 (0.12%) COBIT
12 7 (0.12%) NCSC
13 5 (0.085%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 5 (0.085%) PMO
13 5 (0.085%) UCITS
14 2 (0.034%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.017%) ISO 31000
15 1 (0.017%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 1,020 (17.44%) Docker
2 801 (13.70%) Active Directory
3 360 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 260 (4.45%) Hyper-V
5 86 (1.47%) vSphere
6 78 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 77 (1.32%) XenApp
8 70 (1.20%) XenDesktop
9 56 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (0.36%) VirtualBox
11 19 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.31%) Terminal Server
12 18 (0.31%) VMware NSX
13 17 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (0.29%) HDFS
13 17 (0.29%) ISA Server
14 16 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (0.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 13 (0.22%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,008 (17.24%) Kubernetes
2 584 (9.99%) Terraform
3 476 (8.14%) Ansible
4 257 (4.39%) Puppet
5 225 (3.85%) SCCM
6 216 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
7 182 (3.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 78 (1.33%) Grafana
9 63 (1.08%) SCOM
10 58 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
11 52 (0.89%) Kibana
12 50 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
13 46 (0.79%) Packer
14 43 (0.74%) Prometheus
15 39 (0.67%) Nagios
16 34 (0.58%) vCenter Server
17 26 (0.44%) WSUS
18 25 (0.43%) Consul
18 25 (0.43%) Istio
19 24 (0.41%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2,005 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 666 (11.39%) VMware
3 649 (11.10%) Google
4 355 (6.07%) Cisco
5 318 (5.44%) Oracle
6 252 (4.31%) Citrix
7 176 (3.01%) Tableau
8 156 (2.67%) Databricks
9 120 (2.05%) HP
10 115 (1.97%) IBM
11 96 (1.64%) Dell
12 91 (1.56%) SAP
13 78 (1.33%) CheckPoint
14 75 (1.28%) Meraki
15 74 (1.27%) Red Hat
16 73 (1.25%) Palo Alto
17 70 (1.20%) Splunk
18 65 (1.11%) EMC
19 63 (1.08%) Informatica
20 61 (1.04%) Salesforce.com