Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 21
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Azure 4,018 7,858 6,954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.90% 14.07% 10.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 46.00% 39.26% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 6,879 5,945
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% +4.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,625 £96,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.77% +2.73% +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 8,735 20,015 18,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 43.26% 35.82% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,326 16,582 15,312
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £112,125 £97,500 £92,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.91%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +4 918 £67,500 -3.57% 185
West London +18 153 £65,000 +18.18% 56
South London +7 145 £60,000 +9.09% 17
East London +10 32 £58,000 +10.45% 33
North London +5 11 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,994 (49.63%) AWS
2 1,496 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
3 1,483 (36.91%) DevOps
4 1,363 (33.92%) Microsoft
5 1,234 (30.71%) Finance
6 1,103 (27.45%) SQL
7 1,050 (26.13%) Python
8 1,009 (25.11%) .NET
9 1,004 (24.99%) C#
10 920 (22.90%) GCP
11 859 (21.38%) SQL Server
12 822 (20.46%) Kubernetes
13 817 (20.33%) JavaScript
14 806 (20.06%) Windows
15 786 (19.56%) Microservices
16 785 (19.54%) Docker
17 752 (18.72%) Java
18 739 (18.39%) Office 365
19 631 (15.70%) Active Directory
20 593 (14.76%) AngularJS
21 561 (13.96%) PowerShell
22 558 (13.89%) .NET Core
23 545 (13.56%) Web Services
24 533 (13.27%) Scrum
25 508 (12.64%) Software Engineering
25 508 (12.64%) Terraform
26 477 (11.87%) Google
27 455 (11.32%) TDD
28 453 (11.27%) React
29 448 (11.15%) Analytics

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
1 257 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 177 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
3 157 (3.91%) Apache
4 133 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 124 (3.09%) MS Exchange
6 114 (2.84%) Confluence
6 114 (2.84%) IIS
7 91 (2.26%) Skype for Business
8 50 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 49 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
10 47 (1.17%) SAS
11 42 (1.05%) CMS
12 38 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
13 30 (0.75%) Tomcat
14 25 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 24 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
16 23 (0.57%) WebSphere
17 21 (0.52%) WebLogic
18 18 (0.45%) Apache Airflow
19 17 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 126 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 35 (0.87%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.075%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.075%) Figma
5 3 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.050%) InVision
6 2 (0.050%) Sketch
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.025%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.025%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 99 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 38 (0.95%) R3 Corda
3 32 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
4 13 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 11 (0.27%) Sentinel
6 7 (0.17%) Magento
6 7 (0.17%) Shopify
7 6 (0.15%) Actimize
8 5 (0.12%) Markit EDM
9 4 (0.100%) FastStats
9 4 (0.100%) Unica
10 3 (0.075%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.075%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 3 (0.075%) Oracle iProcurement
10 3 (0.075%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 3 (0.075%) thinkFolio
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.050%) Quorum
11 2 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1,994 (49.63%) AWS
2 920 (22.90%) GCP
3 739 (18.39%) Office 365
4 326 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 313 (7.79%) Power Platform
6 312 (7.77%) PaaS
7 304 (7.57%) IaaS
8 286 (7.12%) Serverless
9 269 (6.69%) SaaS
10 145 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
11 123 (3.06%) Azure Data Factory
12 119 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
13 104 (2.59%) Dynamics 365
14 100 (2.49%) Cloud Computing
15 98 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
16 95 (2.36%) GitHub
17 80 (1.99%) Azure Functions
18 79 (1.97%) Apigee
19 74 (1.84%) OpenShift
20 64 (1.59%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 312 (7.77%) Firewall
2 177 (4.41%) DNS
3 172 (4.28%) VPN
4 152 (3.78%) WAN
5 139 (3.46%) Network Security
6 136 (3.38%) LAN
7 120 (2.99%) DHCP
8 111 (2.76%) Skype
9 110 (2.74%) TCP/IP
10 94 (2.34%) SAN
11 80 (1.99%) Wireless
12 69 (1.72%) Internet
13 65 (1.62%) VoIP
14 61 (1.52%) HTTP
15 58 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
16 54 (1.34%) Unified Communications
17 48 (1.19%) NetScaler
18 45 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
19 41 (1.02%) BGP
20 40 (1.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 859 (21.38%) SQL Server
2 323 (8.04%) Data Warehouse
3 269 (6.69%) Power BI
4 262 (6.52%) NoSQL
5 214 (5.33%) Big Data
6 205 (5.10%) MongoDB
7 199 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
8 197 (4.90%) MySQL
9 177 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 163 (4.06%) Amazon Redshift
11 157 (3.91%) Data Lake
11 157 (3.91%) Hadoop
12 152 (3.78%) Azure SQL Database
13 125 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 121 (3.01%) SQL Server 2019
14 121 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 88 (2.19%) Relational Database
16 75 (1.87%) Blockchain
17 73 (1.82%) Apache Hive
18 69 (1.72%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 396 (9.86%) Jenkins
2 393 (9.78%) Git (software)
3 201 (5.00%) JIRA
4 163 (4.06%) TeamCity
5 143 (3.56%) GitLab
6 134 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 126 (3.14%) Artifactory
8 122 (3.04%) Visual Studio
9 103 (2.56%) Selenium
10 73 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 68 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 58 (1.44%) SpecFlow
13 52 (1.29%) Bitbucket
14 43 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
15 40 (1.00%) NUnit
16 35 (0.87%) Cucumber
16 35 (0.87%) IntelliJ
17 33 (0.82%) Cypress.io
18 30 (0.75%) Postman
19 25 (0.62%) MSTest
General
1 1,234 (30.71%) Finance
2 430 (10.70%) Banking
3 189 (4.70%) Front Office
4 102 (2.54%) Retail
5 92 (2.29%) Law
6 90 (2.24%) Games
7 89 (2.22%) Back Office
7 89 (2.22%) Marketing
8 77 (1.92%) Telecoms
9 73 (1.82%) Public Sector
10 67 (1.67%) Investment Banking
11 58 (1.44%) Advertising
12 52 (1.29%) Legal
13 46 (1.14%) Manufacturing
14 44 (1.10%) Publishing
15 24 (0.60%) Retail Banking
16 20 (0.50%) Private Banking
17 15 (0.37%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.27%) Local Government
19 7 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,144 (28.47%) Developer
2 419 (10.43%) .NET Developer
3 405 (10.08%) Architect
4 363 (9.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 324 (8.06%) Azure Engineer
6 263 (6.55%) C# Developer
7 220 (5.48%) Consultant
8 196 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
9 194 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 190 (4.73%) Data Engineer
11 188 (4.68%) Cloud Engineer
12 175 (4.36%) Senior Developer
13 169 (4.21%) Analyst
14 158 (3.93%) Software Engineer
15 148 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
16 146 (3.63%) Cloud Architect
17 141 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
18 133 (3.31%) Azure Developer
19 119 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
20 111 (2.76%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,009 (25.11%) .NET
2 593 (14.76%) AngularJS
3 558 (13.89%) .NET Core
4 545 (13.56%) Web Services
5 453 (11.27%) React
6 392 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 332 (8.26%) HTML
8 319 (7.94%) Node.js
9 304 (7.57%) CSS
10 298 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 258 (6.42%) .NET Framework
12 244 (6.07%) REST
13 236 (5.87%) ASP.NET MVC
14 218 (5.43%) Vue.js
15 185 (4.60%) RESTful
16 161 (4.01%) OAuth
17 155 (3.86%) Entity Framework
18 149 (3.71%) HTML5
19 145 (3.61%) XML
20 144 (3.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 332 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 281 (6.99%) Hedge funds
3 268 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 188 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
5 174 (4.33%) Derivative
6 172 (4.28%) Fixed Income
7 164 (4.08%) Cloud Native
8 138 (3.43%) Data Centre
9 125 (3.11%) Management Information System
10 116 (2.89%) Equities
11 93 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 85 (2.12%) Algorithms
13 83 (2.07%) User Experience
14 68 (1.69%) Private Cloud
15 62 (1.54%) Mobile App
16 61 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
17 58 (1.44%) Data Structures
18 55 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
18 55 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
19 53 (1.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 806 (20.06%) Windows
2 441 (10.98%) Linux
3 399 (9.93%) Windows Server
4 192 (4.78%) Windows 10
5 147 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 115 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 105 (2.61%) Unix
8 78 (1.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (1.34%) CentOS
10 52 (1.29%) Windows 7
11 48 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
12 39 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 38 (0.95%) Mac OS X
14 36 (0.90%) Android
15 33 (0.82%) Apple iOS
16 24 (0.60%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.42%) VMS
18 16 (0.40%) Debian
18 16 (0.40%) Windows 8
19 13 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,496 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,483 (36.91%) DevOps
3 786 (19.56%) Microservices
4 533 (13.27%) Scrum
5 508 (12.64%) Software Engineering
6 455 (11.32%) TDD
7 448 (11.15%) Analytics
8 429 (10.68%) Fintech
9 383 (9.53%) Asset Management
10 379 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
11 350 (8.71%) MVC
12 348 (8.66%) Migration
13 324 (8.06%) Mentoring
14 322 (8.01%) BDD
15 319 (7.94%) Investment Management
16 286 (7.12%) Problem-Solving
17 273 (6.79%) Test Automation
18 272 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
19 240 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 216 (5.38%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,103 (27.45%) SQL
2 1,050 (26.13%) Python
3 1,004 (24.99%) C#
4 817 (20.33%) JavaScript
5 752 (18.72%) Java
6 561 (13.96%) PowerShell
7 237 (5.90%) TypeScript
8 145 (3.61%) R
9 142 (3.53%) T-SQL
10 128 (3.19%) Ruby
11 124 (3.09%) Bash Shell
12 121 (3.01%) Go
13 98 (2.44%) Scala
14 96 (2.39%) C
15 83 (2.07%) C++
16 82 (2.04%) Kotlin
17 66 (1.64%) Shell Script
18 56 (1.39%) PHP
19 50 (1.24%) PL/SQL
20 37 (0.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 343 (8.54%) Degree
2 137 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
4 102 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 82 (2.04%) CISSP
6 78 (1.94%) CCNA
7 70 (1.74%) Security Cleared
8 66 (1.64%) CISM
9 57 (1.42%) MCSE
10 50 (1.24%) Sun Certification
11 48 (1.19%) SC Cleared
12 39 (0.97%) AWS Certification
13 37 (0.92%) MCSA
14 35 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
16 29 (0.72%) CCNP
17 26 (0.65%) Master's Degree
17 26 (0.65%) PhD
18 23 (0.57%) MCP
19 22 (0.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (2.84%) QA
2 79 (1.97%) SLA
3 76 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (1.74%) GDPR
5 67 (1.67%) NIST
6 23 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 14 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 12 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.17%) COBIT
10 7 (0.17%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.075%) NCSC
12 3 (0.075%) UCITS
13 2 (0.050%) FATCA
13 2 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 2 (0.050%) PMO
14 1 (0.025%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.025%) ISO 31000
14 1 (0.025%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 785 (19.54%) Docker
2 631 (15.70%) Active Directory
3 249 (6.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 163 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 70 (1.74%) vSphere
6 50 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (0.87%) HDFS
9 28 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 25 (0.62%) XenApp
11 21 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
11 21 (0.52%) ISA Server
12 14 (0.35%) XenDesktop
13 12 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 12 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
14 11 (0.27%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.20%) vCloud
15 8 (0.20%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.15%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 822 (20.46%) Kubernetes
2 508 (12.64%) Terraform
3 411 (10.23%) Ansible
4 258 (6.42%) Puppet
5 199 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
6 194 (4.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 181 (4.50%) SCCM
8 53 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
9 51 (1.27%) Nagios
10 49 (1.22%) Grafana
11 45 (1.12%) Prometheus
12 34 (0.85%) SCVMM
12 34 (0.85%) WSUS
13 32 (0.80%) Kibana
14 30 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
15 24 (0.60%) Istio
16 22 (0.55%) Docker Swarm
17 21 (0.52%) Backup Exec
18 20 (0.50%) Packer
18 20 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1,363 (33.92%) Microsoft
2 477 (11.87%) Google
3 438 (10.90%) VMware
4 282 (7.02%) Cisco
5 216 (5.38%) Oracle
6 142 (3.53%) Citrix
7 134 (3.33%) Databricks
8 85 (2.12%) HP
9 67 (1.67%) CheckPoint
9 67 (1.67%) SAP
9 67 (1.67%) Tableau
10 65 (1.62%) IBM
11 64 (1.59%) Palo Alto
12 63 (1.57%) Splunk
13 59 (1.47%) Meraki
13 59 (1.47%) Red Hat
14 57 (1.42%) Atlassian
15 54 (1.34%) Talend
16 51 (1.27%) Cloudera
17 50 (1.24%) SolarWinds