Period
to 11 May 2021

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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure 6,309 6,992 7,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.16% 16.97% 12.79%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.21% 43.23% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5,230 5,935 6,241
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £101,250 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 15,310 16,173 18,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 46.49% 39.25% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 11,898 13,394 15,628
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,348 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +4.76%

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 11 May 2021.

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 11 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
Central London +4 1,312 £72,500 +7.41% 427
West London +6 178 £52,500 -8.70% 103
South London -7 102 £56,000 -2.61% 21
East London +8 40 £53,750 +2.38% 68
North London +20 17 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 11 May 2021, 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 2,798 (44.35%) AWS
2 2,402 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 2,355 (37.33%) DevOps
4 2,023 (32.07%) Microsoft
5 1,849 (29.31%) SQL
6 1,648 (26.12%) C#
7 1,623 (25.73%) Finance
8 1,564 (24.79%) .NET
9 1,552 (24.60%) GCP
10 1,411 (22.36%) Python
11 1,368 (21.68%) JavaScript
12 1,308 (20.73%) Kubernetes
13 1,179 (18.69%) Docker
14 1,071 (16.98%) Social Skills
15 1,064 (16.86%) Microservices
16 1,043 (16.53%) Software Engineering
17 1,035 (16.41%) SQL Server
18 1,002 (15.88%) Windows
19 969 (15.36%) Microsoft 365
20 965 (15.30%) Java
21 934 (14.80%) Active Directory
22 911 (14.44%) Terraform
23 850 (13.47%) PowerShell
24 825 (13.08%) React
25 748 (11.86%) Analytics
26 737 (11.68%) .NET Core
27 698 (11.06%) AngularJS
28 696 (11.03%) TDD
29 690 (10.94%) Power Platform
30 678 (10.75%) Google

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
1 506 (8.02%) SharePoint
2 245 (3.88%) Apache Spark
3 133 (2.11%) MS Exchange
4 128 (2.03%) Apache
5 110 (1.74%) IIS
6 97 (1.54%) Confluence
7 96 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
8 82 (1.30%) CMS
9 60 (0.95%) Apache Airflow
10 48 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
11 39 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
12 38 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
13 36 (0.57%) SAS
13 36 (0.57%) Skype for Business
14 25 (0.40%) OpenStack
15 24 (0.38%) EPiServer
16 18 (0.29%) Drupal
16 18 (0.29%) Headless CMS
17 16 (0.25%) nginx
17 16 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 181 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.25%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.16%) Sketch
8 9 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 8 (0.13%) SPSS
10 6 (0.095%) Revit
11 5 (0.079%) AutoCAD
11 5 (0.079%) InVision
12 4 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (0.063%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.063%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.063%) Zeplin
13 3 (0.048%) Figma
13 3 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
14 2 (0.032%) Mingle
15 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 199 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (0.43%) R3 Corda
4 19 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 16 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 10 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.13%) Magento
9 6 (0.095%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.095%) Primavera
9 6 (0.095%) SAP Business One
9 6 (0.095%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 4 (0.063%) Relativity
11 3 (0.048%) Tradar
12 2 (0.032%) BambooHR
12 2 (0.032%) Eikon
12 2 (0.032%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.032%) Q-Pulse
12 2 (0.032%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 2,798 (44.35%) AWS
2 1,552 (24.60%) GCP
3 969 (15.36%) Microsoft 365
4 690 (10.94%) Power Platform
5 647 (10.26%) PaaS
6 603 (9.56%) Azure Active Directory
7 595 (9.43%) Serverless
8 526 (8.34%) SaaS
9 470 (7.45%) IaaS
10 266 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
11 249 (3.95%) Azure Data Factory
12 247 (3.92%) Azure Functions
13 222 (3.52%) Azure Service Bus
14 191 (3.03%) GitHub
15 183 (2.90%) PowerApps
16 150 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
16 150 (2.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 141 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
18 129 (2.04%) Azure Logic Apps
19 125 (1.98%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 335 (5.31%) Firewall
2 221 (3.50%) DNS
3 172 (2.73%) DHCP
4 136 (2.16%) TCP/IP
5 132 (2.09%) Network Security
6 130 (2.06%) WAN
7 126 (2.00%) VPN
8 112 (1.78%) LAN
9 103 (1.63%) SAN
10 76 (1.20%) HTTP
11 71 (1.13%) Internet
12 54 (0.86%) SSL
13 49 (0.78%) VLAN
14 48 (0.76%) VoIP
15 41 (0.65%) Skype
16 38 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
17 37 (0.59%) FTP
18 36 (0.57%) Remote Desktop
19 33 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
20 32 (0.51%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,035 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 530 (8.40%) NoSQL
3 469 (7.43%) Power BI
4 460 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 396 (6.28%) Big Data
6 329 (5.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 293 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 262 (4.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 250 (3.96%) Hadoop
10 243 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
11 231 (3.66%) Data Lake
11 231 (3.66%) Relational Database
12 216 (3.42%) MongoDB
13 181 (2.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 167 (2.65%) MySQL
15 151 (2.39%) Tableau
16 144 (2.28%) Amazon Redshift
17 119 (1.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
18 87 (1.38%) Redis
19 84 (1.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 549 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 542 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 234 (3.71%) TeamCity
4 209 (3.31%) JIRA
5 187 (2.96%) Selenium
6 178 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
7 160 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 153 (2.43%) Visual Studio
9 131 (2.08%) GitLab
10 129 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 116 (1.84%) Cypress.io
12 112 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
13 82 (1.30%) webpack
14 81 (1.28%) Postman
14 81 (1.28%) Vagrant
15 75 (1.19%) Maven
16 74 (1.17%) SpecFlow
17 67 (1.06%) Artifactory
18 61 (0.97%) Cucumber
19 54 (0.86%) NUnit
General
1 1,623 (25.73%) Finance
2 1,071 (16.98%) Social Skills
3 391 (6.20%) Banking
4 361 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
5 250 (3.96%) Retail
6 245 (3.88%) Public Sector
7 226 (3.58%) Marketing
8 208 (3.30%) Front Office
9 162 (2.57%) Legal
10 153 (2.43%) Law
11 140 (2.22%) Manufacturing
12 132 (2.09%) Games
13 112 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
14 111 (1.76%) Telecoms
15 89 (1.41%) Advertising
16 83 (1.32%) Organisational Skills
17 74 (1.17%) Electronics
18 72 (1.14%) Investment Banking
19 59 (0.94%) Influencing Skills
20 51 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 1,706 (27.04%) Developer
2 761 (12.06%) Architect
3 551 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 513 (8.13%) Azure Engineer
5 466 (7.39%) .NET Developer
6 427 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 396 (6.28%) Software Engineer
8 378 (5.99%) C# Developer
9 375 (5.94%) Consultant
10 328 (5.20%) Data Engineer
11 308 (4.88%) Analyst
12 270 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
13 262 (4.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 256 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
15 235 (3.72%) Solutions Architect
16 230 (3.65%) Azure Developer
17 211 (3.34%) Azure Architect
18 201 (3.19%) C# .NET Developer
19 187 (2.96%) Azure DevOps Engineer
20 183 (2.90%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,564 (24.79%) .NET
2 825 (13.08%) React
3 737 (11.68%) .NET Core
4 698 (11.06%) AngularJS
5 632 (10.02%) Web Services
6 618 (9.80%) CSS
7 527 (8.35%) HTML
8 473 (7.50%) Node.js
9 426 (6.75%) .NET Framework
10 389 (6.17%) REST
11 373 (5.91%) ASP.NET
12 294 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 264 (4.18%) RESTful
14 262 (4.15%) Kafka
15 251 (3.98%) Vue.js
16 229 (3.63%) jQuery
17 220 (3.49%) HTML5
18 213 (3.38%) XML
19 186 (2.95%) JSON
20 184 (2.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 369 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
2 308 (4.88%) Cloud Native
3 302 (4.79%) Public Cloud
4 201 (3.19%) Data Centre
5 169 (2.68%) User Experience
6 148 (2.35%) Management Information System
7 146 (2.31%) Derivative
8 145 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 145 (2.30%) Fixed Income
8 145 (2.30%) Hedge funds
9 143 (2.27%) Equities
10 139 (2.20%) Mobile App
11 117 (1.85%) Blog
12 114 (1.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 110 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
14 96 (1.52%) Algorithms
15 93 (1.47%) Data Structures
16 89 (1.41%) N-Tier
17 88 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 66 (1.05%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,002 (15.88%) Windows
2 634 (10.05%) Linux
3 508 (8.05%) Windows Server
4 199 (3.15%) Windows 10
5 173 (2.74%) Unix
6 111 (1.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 107 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (1.47%) Android
9 91 (1.44%) Apple iOS
10 84 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 84 (1.33%) Windows Server 2019
11 60 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 56 (0.89%) Windows 7
13 46 (0.73%) CentOS
14 41 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 29 (0.46%) Mac OS X
16 27 (0.43%) Mac OS
17 26 (0.41%) VMS
18 12 (0.19%) Windows 8
19 7 (0.11%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,402 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
2 2,355 (37.33%) DevOps
3 1,064 (16.86%) Microservices
4 1,043 (16.53%) Software Engineering
5 748 (11.86%) Analytics
6 696 (11.03%) TDD
7 675 (10.70%) Business Intelligence
8 609 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 602 (9.54%) Test Automation
10 582 (9.22%) Migration
11 577 (9.15%) Scrum
12 524 (8.31%) Mentoring
13 508 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
14 487 (7.72%) ETL
15 473 (7.50%) MVC
16 451 (7.15%) Fintech
17 409 (6.48%) OO
18 402 (6.37%) BDD
19 372 (5.90%) Infrastructure as Code
20 361 (5.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,849 (29.31%) SQL
2 1,648 (26.12%) C#
3 1,411 (22.36%) Python
4 1,368 (21.68%) JavaScript
5 965 (15.30%) Java
6 850 (13.47%) PowerShell
7 406 (6.44%) TypeScript
8 268 (4.25%) T-SQL
9 254 (4.03%) Bash Shell
10 200 (3.17%) Go
11 174 (2.76%) C++
12 173 (2.74%) Scala
13 149 (2.36%) Ruby
14 133 (2.11%) R
15 102 (1.62%) Kotlin
16 92 (1.46%) PHP
17 90 (1.43%) Shell Script
18 81 (1.28%) ES6
19 69 (1.09%) C
20 58 (0.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 593 (9.40%) Degree
2 199 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 181 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 167 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 164 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 131 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 98 (1.55%) CISSP
8 80 (1.27%) CCNA
9 70 (1.11%) CISM
10 57 (0.90%) CCNP
11 43 (0.68%) MCSE
12 40 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
12 40 (0.63%) Master's Degree
13 33 (0.52%) MCSA
14 31 (0.49%) CISA
15 25 (0.40%) PMI Certification
16 24 (0.38%) GIAC
16 24 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
17 21 (0.33%) CEH
18 19 (0.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (4.66%) QA
2 128 (2.03%) GDPR
3 120 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 104 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 84 (1.33%) SLA
6 67 (1.06%) NIST
7 52 (0.82%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.52%) GRC
9 24 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
10 16 (0.25%) COBIT
11 13 (0.21%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.17%) SOC 2
13 10 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.16%) WCAG
14 9 (0.14%) PMO
14 9 (0.14%) SOC 1
15 6 (0.095%) BS25999
15 6 (0.095%) HIPAA
15 6 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.095%) NCSC
System Software
1 1,179 (18.69%) Docker
2 934 (14.80%) Active Directory
3 351 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 67 (1.06%) VirtualBox
6 62 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 59 (0.94%) vSphere
8 37 (0.59%) XenDesktop
9 36 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 31 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
11 30 (0.48%) XenApp
12 28 (0.44%) HDFS
13 23 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
14 20 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
15 17 (0.27%) Xen
16 11 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (0.17%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.14%) KVM
18 8 (0.13%) Firmware
18 8 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,308 (20.73%) Kubernetes
2 911 (14.44%) Terraform
3 505 (8.00%) Ansible
4 261 (4.14%) Opscode Chef
5 255 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 234 (3.71%) Puppet
7 170 (2.69%) SCCM
8 90 (1.43%) Prometheus
9 89 (1.41%) Grafana
10 85 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
11 83 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
12 45 (0.71%) Istio
13 35 (0.55%) Nagios
14 33 (0.52%) SCOM
15 32 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
16 30 (0.48%) Salt
17 26 (0.41%) Kibana
17 26 (0.41%) Packer
18 25 (0.40%) Consul
19 24 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,023 (32.07%) Microsoft
2 678 (10.75%) Google
3 549 (8.70%) VMware
4 238 (3.77%) Oracle
5 218 (3.46%) Cisco
6 209 (3.31%) Citrix
7 196 (3.11%) Databricks
8 155 (2.46%) SAP
9 126 (2.00%) IBM
10 112 (1.78%) Cloudera
11 106 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 100 (1.59%) Red Hat
13 92 (1.46%) Informatica
14 88 (1.39%) Talend
15 86 (1.36%) Nintex
16 78 (1.24%) Splunk
17 73 (1.16%) Hortonworks
18 71 (1.13%) ServiceNow
19 66 (1.05%) Apple
20 60 (0.95%) HP