Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 9 18
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure 4,462 7,918 7,344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 20.36% 14.58% 10.98%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.88% 39.41% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4,296 6,938 6,329
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £66,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +2.27% +5.60%
10th Percentile £45,000 £39,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%

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 9,725 20,092 19,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.37% 37.00% 28.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,281 16,469 15,558
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £34,880
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +5 1,057 £69,250 +2.59% 245
South London +9 153 £60,000 +10.09% 23
West London +12 144 £66,250 +20.45% 54
East London +2 31 £52,500 -4.55% 62
North London +3 11 £45,000 +20.00% 13
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2,188 (49.04%) AWS
2 1,648 (36.93%) DevOps
3 1,637 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1,485 (33.28%) Microsoft
5 1,282 (28.73%) SQL
6 1,240 (27.79%) Finance
7 1,135 (25.44%) .NET
7 1,135 (25.44%) Python
8 1,086 (24.34%) C#
9 1,085 (24.32%) GCP
10 946 (21.20%) JavaScript
11 864 (19.36%) Kubernetes
12 827 (18.53%) Windows
13 814 (18.24%) Docker
14 810 (18.15%) SQL Server
15 794 (17.79%) Java
16 725 (16.25%) Office 365
17 722 (16.18%) Microservices
18 674 (15.11%) Active Directory
19 627 (14.05%) Terraform
20 612 (13.72%) Web Services
21 607 (13.60%) PowerShell
22 578 (12.95%) AngularJS
23 568 (12.73%) .NET Core
24 559 (12.53%) Software Engineering
25 549 (12.30%) Analytics
26 539 (12.08%) Scrum
27 486 (10.89%) React
28 470 (10.53%) Google
29 468 (10.49%) VMware

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
1 341 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 171 (3.83%) Apache Spark
3 149 (3.34%) Apache
4 127 (2.85%) MS Exchange
5 122 (2.73%) Confluence
6 120 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
7 104 (2.33%) IIS
8 96 (2.15%) Skype for Business
9 60 (1.34%) SAS
10 50 (1.12%) Cloud Foundry
10 50 (1.12%) CMS
11 37 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
12 29 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 27 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 25 (0.56%) WebLogic
15 24 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 22 (0.49%) Umbraco
17 16 (0.36%) Headless CMS
18 15 (0.34%) OpenStack
Applications
1 115 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
2 72 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.27%) InVision
5 12 (0.27%) Sketch
6 10 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.16%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.067%) Figma
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.022%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 122 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.69%) R3 Corda
3 20 (0.45%) Distributed Ledger
4 16 (0.36%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 11 (0.25%) Sentinel
6 8 (0.18%) Actimize
7 7 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.13%) Magento
8 6 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 6 (0.13%) Shopify
9 4 (0.090%) Quorum
10 3 (0.067%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.045%) Eikon
11 2 (0.045%) NetSuite
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle Internet Expenses
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle iProcurement
11 2 (0.045%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 2 (0.045%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,188 (49.04%) AWS
2 1,085 (24.32%) GCP
3 725 (16.25%) Office 365
4 398 (8.92%) PaaS
5 376 (8.43%) Power Platform
6 371 (8.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 315 (7.06%) Serverless
8 314 (7.04%) IaaS
9 287 (6.43%) SaaS
10 168 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
11 157 (3.52%) Dynamics 365
12 124 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
13 105 (2.35%) GitHub
14 103 (2.31%) Azure Functions
14 103 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
15 98 (2.20%) OpenShift
16 76 (1.70%) Amazon ECS
16 76 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
17 75 (1.68%) Apigee
18 69 (1.55%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 318 (7.13%) Firewall
2 177 (3.97%) VPN
3 176 (3.94%) WAN
4 174 (3.90%) DNS
5 154 (3.45%) LAN
6 144 (3.23%) Network Security
7 129 (2.89%) DHCP
8 121 (2.71%) TCP/IP
9 111 (2.49%) Skype
10 93 (2.08%) SAN
11 75 (1.68%) Wireless
12 74 (1.66%) HTTP
13 68 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
14 63 (1.41%) Unified Communications
15 61 (1.37%) VoIP
16 60 (1.34%) Intrusion Detection
17 52 (1.17%) Internet
18 49 (1.10%) BGP
19 47 (1.05%) NetScaler
20 46 (1.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 810 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 354 (7.93%) Data Warehouse
3 296 (6.63%) NoSQL
4 285 (6.39%) Power BI
5 273 (6.12%) Big Data
6 221 (4.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 219 (4.91%) Data Lake
8 206 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 176 (3.94%) Hadoop
10 174 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
11 143 (3.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 134 (3.00%) MongoDB
12 134 (3.00%) MySQL
13 123 (2.76%) Amazon Redshift
14 110 (2.47%) Relational Database
15 104 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
16 103 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 93 (2.08%) Tableau
18 87 (1.95%) Apache Hive
19 75 (1.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 429 (9.61%) Git (software)
2 396 (8.87%) Jenkins
3 194 (4.35%) JIRA
4 166 (3.72%) TeamCity
5 130 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
6 128 (2.87%) Selenium
7 125 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 116 (2.60%) Artifactory
9 113 (2.53%) GitLab
10 93 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 70 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 66 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
13 61 (1.37%) Bitbucket
14 50 (1.12%) IntelliJ
15 49 (1.10%) NUnit
16 43 (0.96%) Cypress.io
16 43 (0.96%) SpecFlow
17 40 (0.90%) Postman
18 39 (0.87%) Cucumber
19 34 (0.76%) CircleCI
General
1 1,240 (27.79%) Finance
2 428 (9.59%) Banking
3 177 (3.97%) Front Office
4 144 (3.23%) Retail
5 106 (2.38%) Law
6 105 (2.35%) Public Sector
7 103 (2.31%) Games
8 81 (1.82%) Marketing
9 78 (1.75%) Back Office
10 71 (1.59%) Advertising
11 63 (1.41%) Telecoms
12 56 (1.26%) Legal
12 56 (1.26%) Publishing
13 55 (1.23%) Manufacturing
14 49 (1.10%) Investment Banking
15 35 (0.78%) Private Banking
16 30 (0.67%) Retail Banking
17 20 (0.45%) Automotive
17 20 (0.45%) Financial Institution
18 17 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,282 (28.73%) Developer
2 497 (11.14%) Architect
3 433 (9.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 406 (9.10%) .NET Developer
5 342 (7.66%) Azure Engineer
6 266 (5.96%) C# Developer
7 254 (5.69%) Consultant
8 228 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 213 (4.77%) Data Engineer
10 196 (4.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 192 (4.30%) Analyst
12 184 (4.12%) Azure Developer
13 181 (4.06%) Solutions Architect
14 176 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
15 175 (3.92%) Software Engineer
16 165 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
16 165 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
17 152 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
18 126 (2.82%) Azure Architect
18 126 (2.82%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,135 (25.44%) .NET
2 612 (13.72%) Web Services
3 578 (12.95%) AngularJS
4 568 (12.73%) .NET Core
5 486 (10.89%) React
6 452 (10.13%) CSS
7 436 (9.77%) HTML
8 339 (7.60%) ASP.NET
9 306 (6.86%) Node.js
10 270 (6.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 253 (5.67%) REST
12 220 (4.93%) .NET Framework
13 203 (4.55%) HTML5
14 187 (4.19%) XML
15 182 (4.08%) RESTful
16 174 (3.90%) Vue.js
17 162 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
18 156 (3.50%) OAuth
19 153 (3.43%) CSS3
20 135 (3.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 326 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
2 272 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 210 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 195 (4.37%) Hedge funds
5 175 (3.92%) Cloud Native
6 160 (3.59%) Fixed Income
7 149 (3.34%) Derivative
8 124 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 116 (2.60%) Equities
10 109 (2.44%) User Experience
11 108 (2.42%) Data Centre
12 101 (2.26%) Blog
13 94 (2.11%) Mobile App
14 82 (1.84%) Algorithms
15 74 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
16 68 (1.52%) Data Structures
17 67 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
18 63 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
19 62 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 51 (1.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 827 (18.53%) Windows
2 459 (10.29%) Linux
3 411 (9.21%) Windows Server
4 193 (4.33%) Windows 10
5 135 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (2.76%) Unix
7 101 (2.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 65 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 54 (1.21%) Android
10 53 (1.19%) Windows Server 2019
11 50 (1.12%) Windows 7
12 48 (1.08%) CentOS
13 45 (1.01%) Apple iOS
14 41 (0.92%) Mac OS X
15 37 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 23 (0.52%) VMS
17 21 (0.47%) Ubuntu
18 16 (0.36%) CoreOS
18 16 (0.36%) Mac OS
18 16 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,648 (36.93%) DevOps
2 1,637 (36.69%) Agile Software Development
3 722 (16.18%) Microservices
4 559 (12.53%) Software Engineering
5 549 (12.30%) Analytics
6 539 (12.08%) Scrum
7 455 (10.20%) Fintech
8 434 (9.73%) TDD
9 391 (8.76%) Migration
10 381 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
11 363 (8.14%) Test Automation
12 346 (7.75%) Continuous Integration
13 341 (7.64%) Asset Management
13 341 (7.64%) MVC
14 334 (7.49%) Mentoring
15 325 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
16 288 (6.45%) BDD
17 274 (6.14%) OO
18 267 (5.98%) ETL
19 262 (5.87%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1,282 (28.73%) SQL
2 1,135 (25.44%) Python
3 1,086 (24.34%) C#
4 946 (21.20%) JavaScript
5 794 (17.79%) Java
6 607 (13.60%) PowerShell
7 188 (4.21%) R
8 174 (3.90%) TypeScript
9 170 (3.81%) T-SQL
10 149 (3.34%) Go
11 135 (3.03%) Bash Shell
12 116 (2.60%) Scala
13 100 (2.24%) Ruby
14 92 (2.06%) Shell Script
15 90 (2.02%) C
16 85 (1.90%) C++
17 75 (1.68%) Kotlin
18 70 (1.57%) PHP
19 55 (1.23%) PL/SQL
20 38 (0.85%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 391 (8.76%) Degree
2 128 (2.87%) Cisco Certification
3 125 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 104 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 103 (2.31%) CISSP
7 81 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 73 (1.64%) CISM
9 70 (1.57%) CCNA
10 46 (1.03%) MCSE
11 40 (0.90%) Sun Certification
12 37 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
13 36 (0.81%) AWS Certification
13 36 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 31 (0.69%) CCNP
14 31 (0.69%) Master's Degree
15 30 (0.67%) PhD
16 29 (0.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 22 (0.49%) CISA
17 22 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (3.43%) QA
2 100 (2.24%) NIST
3 89 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 87 (1.95%) GDPR
5 81 (1.82%) SLA
6 37 (0.83%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.58%) PCI DSS
8 13 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (0.18%) COBIT
10 6 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
10 6 (0.13%) EMIR
10 6 (0.13%) MiFID
10 6 (0.13%) WCAG
11 5 (0.11%) NIST 800
12 4 (0.090%) FATCA
12 4 (0.090%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.067%) ISO 13485
13 3 (0.067%) NCSC
14 2 (0.045%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 814 (18.24%) Docker
2 674 (15.11%) Active Directory
3 253 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 124 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 74 (1.66%) vSphere
6 44 (0.99%) HDFS
7 39 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
8 35 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 30 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 29 (0.65%) XenApp
11 20 (0.45%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (0.38%) ISA Server
13 15 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 13 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.27%) Firmware
16 10 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
17 8 (0.18%) BitLocker
17 8 (0.18%) VMware Server
18 7 (0.16%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 864 (19.36%) Kubernetes
2 627 (14.05%) Terraform
3 434 (9.73%) Ansible
4 286 (6.41%) Puppet
5 232 (5.20%) Opscode Chef
6 206 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
7 161 (3.61%) SCCM
8 57 (1.28%) Grafana
9 55 (1.23%) Nagios
9 55 (1.23%) Prometheus
9 55 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
10 32 (0.72%) Kibana
11 31 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
12 29 (0.65%) Istio
13 27 (0.61%) SCVMM
14 26 (0.58%) WSUS
15 20 (0.45%) Packer
16 19 (0.43%) Salt
17 18 (0.40%) Consul
17 18 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,485 (33.28%) Microsoft
2 470 (10.53%) Google
3 468 (10.49%) VMware
4 258 (5.78%) Cisco
5 202 (4.53%) Oracle
6 178 (3.99%) Databricks
7 152 (3.41%) Citrix
8 85 (1.90%) Red Hat
9 76 (1.70%) IBM
10 73 (1.64%) SAP
11 67 (1.50%) Cloudera
11 67 (1.50%) Palo Alto
11 67 (1.50%) Talend
12 61 (1.37%) HP
13 60 (1.34%) Splunk
14 58 (1.30%) Atlassian
15 57 (1.28%) CheckPoint
16 52 (1.17%) Informatica
17 49 (1.10%) SolarWinds
18 47 (1.05%) Meraki