Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 7 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure 8,253 5,179 7,706
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 18.29% 18.38% 13.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.24% 44.90% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,369 4,329 6,391
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21,584 11,535 19,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 47.82% 40.94% 34.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14,288 9,601 16,474
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £51,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £71,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +3.77%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +2 1,457 £72,500 +7.41% 518
West London -10 203 £52,500 -19.23% 94
South London -6 132 £55,000 -4.35% 53
East London +9 56 £68,750 +14.58% 108
North London +17 18 £45,000 -16.28% 10
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3,835 (46.47%) AWS
2 3,123 (37.84%) DevOps
3 3,078 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
4 2,477 (30.01%) Microsoft
5 2,352 (28.50%) SQL
6 2,301 (27.88%) GCP
7 2,165 (26.23%) Finance
8 2,014 (24.40%) C#
9 1,953 (23.66%) Python
10 1,895 (22.96%) Kubernetes
11 1,818 (22.03%) .NET
12 1,741 (21.10%) JavaScript
13 1,707 (20.68%) Docker
14 1,521 (18.43%) Microservices
15 1,505 (18.24%) Social Skills
16 1,373 (16.64%) Software Engineering
17 1,368 (16.58%) Java
18 1,263 (15.30%) Windows
19 1,260 (15.27%) SQL Server
20 1,243 (15.06%) React
21 1,234 (14.95%) Terraform
22 1,146 (13.89%) Microsoft 365
23 1,112 (13.47%) Analytics
24 1,072 (12.99%) PowerShell
25 1,066 (12.92%) Active Directory
26 993 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
27 943 (11.43%) Google
28 920 (11.15%) AngularJS
29 907 (10.99%) Git (software)
30 906 (10.98%) TDD

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
1 510 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 358 (4.34%) Apache Spark
3 209 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
4 184 (2.23%) Apache
5 174 (2.11%) Confluence
6 169 (2.05%) IIS
7 146 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
8 141 (1.71%) CMS
9 131 (1.59%) MS Exchange
10 66 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 39 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
12 37 (0.45%) nginx
13 35 (0.42%) Skype for Business
14 33 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 32 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
16 31 (0.38%) SAS
17 30 (0.36%) Kentico
18 29 (0.35%) OpenStack
19 24 (0.29%) Drupal
20 23 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 230 (2.79%) Microsoft Office
2 113 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 31 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 30 (0.36%) Chatbot
5 25 (0.30%) Sketch
6 18 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.17%) InVision
8 11 (0.13%) Figma
9 9 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 6 (0.073%) Revit
10 6 (0.073%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 5 (0.061%) Adobe XD
11 5 (0.061%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.048%) Zeplin
13 2 (0.024%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.024%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 168 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.39%) Distributed Ledger
3 30 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 25 (0.30%) R3 Corda
5 24 (0.29%) Sentinel
6 11 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 10 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
7 10 (0.12%) Magento
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
7 10 (0.12%) Primavera
8 9 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.097%) SAP ERP
10 7 (0.085%) Relativity
11 5 (0.061%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.061%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 5 (0.061%) Unica
12 4 (0.048%) FastStats
13 3 (0.036%) Dynamics GP
13 3 (0.036%) SAP CO
13 3 (0.036%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3,835 (46.47%) AWS
2 2,301 (27.88%) GCP
3 1,146 (13.89%) Microsoft 365
4 874 (10.59%) Power Platform
5 863 (10.46%) Serverless
6 832 (10.08%) PaaS
7 784 (9.50%) SaaS
8 666 (8.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 645 (7.82%) IaaS
10 342 (4.14%) GitHub
11 311 (3.77%) Azure Data Factory
12 262 (3.17%) Azure Functions
13 244 (2.96%) Dynamics 365
14 234 (2.84%) AWS Lambda
15 231 (2.80%) PowerApps
16 221 (2.68%) Snowflake
17 213 (2.58%) AWS CloudFormation
18 189 (2.29%) Azure Service Bus
19 171 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
20 168 (2.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 488 (5.91%) Firewall
2 313 (3.79%) DNS
3 210 (2.54%) DHCP
4 189 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 188 (2.28%) VPN
6 176 (2.13%) WAN
7 160 (1.94%) Network Security
8 159 (1.93%) LAN
9 156 (1.89%) SAN
10 143 (1.73%) HTTP
11 85 (1.03%) Internet
12 75 (0.91%) SSL
13 57 (0.69%) VoIP
14 49 (0.59%) VLAN
15 45 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
16 44 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
17 42 (0.51%) SD-WAN
18 39 (0.47%) Unified Communications
19 38 (0.46%) FTP
20 37 (0.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,260 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 773 (9.37%) NoSQL
3 693 (8.40%) Power BI
4 597 (7.23%) Data Warehouse
5 519 (6.29%) Big Data
6 400 (4.85%) Relational Database
7 395 (4.79%) PostgreSQL
8 384 (4.65%) MongoDB
9 337 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 323 (3.91%) Data Lake
11 302 (3.66%) Hadoop
12 301 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 260 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 227 (2.75%) MySQL
14 227 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 226 (2.74%) Tableau
16 141 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 133 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 125 (1.51%) Amazon Athena
19 123 (1.49%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 907 (10.99%) Git (software)
2 766 (9.28%) Jenkins
3 402 (4.87%) JIRA
4 308 (3.73%) TeamCity
5 238 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 230 (2.79%) Selenium
7 188 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 185 (2.24%) GitLab
9 168 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 160 (1.94%) Cypress.io
11 158 (1.91%) Visual Studio
12 141 (1.71%) Postman
13 128 (1.55%) SonarQube
14 126 (1.53%) webpack
15 119 (1.44%) SpecFlow
16 107 (1.30%) Maven
17 102 (1.24%) NUnit
18 96 (1.16%) Vagrant
19 88 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
20 78 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 2,165 (26.23%) Finance
2 1,505 (18.24%) Social Skills
3 537 (6.51%) Banking
4 440 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 359 (4.35%) Retail
6 281 (3.40%) Front Office
7 280 (3.39%) Public Sector
8 262 (3.17%) Marketing
9 206 (2.50%) Presentation Skills
10 204 (2.47%) Manufacturing
11 163 (1.98%) Legal
12 156 (1.89%) Law
13 150 (1.82%) Investment Banking
14 144 (1.74%) Advertising
15 140 (1.70%) Telecoms
16 135 (1.64%) Games
17 91 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
18 86 (1.04%) Inclusion and Diversity
19 75 (0.91%) Electronics
20 66 (0.80%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 2,085 (25.26%) Developer
2 1,001 (12.13%) Architect
3 654 (7.92%) Azure Engineer
4 637 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
5 547 (6.63%) Software Engineer
6 535 (6.48%) Senior Developer
7 516 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 443 (5.37%) Data Engineer
9 372 (4.51%) Consultant
10 367 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 348 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 347 (4.20%) C# Developer
13 342 (4.14%) Analyst
14 329 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
15 322 (3.90%) Solutions Architect
16 251 (3.04%) Cloud Architect
17 225 (2.73%) Java Developer
18 223 (2.70%) Azure Architect
18 223 (2.70%) Azure Developer
19 199 (2.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,818 (22.03%) .NET
2 1,243 (15.06%) React
3 920 (11.15%) AngularJS
4 874 (10.59%) .NET Core
5 821 (9.95%) Node.js
6 736 (8.92%) Web Services
7 720 (8.72%) CSS
8 665 (8.06%) HTML
9 550 (6.66%) REST
10 489 (5.93%) .NET Framework
11 450 (5.45%) ASP.NET
12 439 (5.32%) Kafka
13 410 (4.97%) RESTful
14 361 (4.37%) Spring
15 306 (3.71%) HTML5
16 300 (3.64%) JSON
17 294 (3.56%) Vue.js
18 293 (3.55%) ASP.NET Web API
19 286 (3.47%) GraphQL
20 222 (2.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 466 (5.65%) Public Cloud
2 430 (5.21%) Cloud Native
3 407 (4.93%) Greenfield Project
4 338 (4.10%) User Experience
5 247 (2.99%) Data Centre
6 224 (2.71%) Derivative
7 199 (2.41%) Fixed Income
8 196 (2.37%) Management Information System
9 194 (2.35%) Algorithms
10 186 (2.25%) Hedge funds
11 176 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
12 175 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
13 174 (2.11%) Equities
13 174 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
14 165 (2.00%) Mobile App
15 156 (1.89%) Legacy Systems
16 142 (1.72%) Virtual Team
17 133 (1.61%) Data Structures
18 118 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 90 (1.09%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1,263 (15.30%) Windows
2 844 (10.23%) Linux
3 575 (6.97%) Windows Server
4 226 (2.74%) Windows 10
5 223 (2.70%) Unix
6 144 (1.74%) Android
7 143 (1.73%) Apple iOS
8 118 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 107 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 102 (1.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 62 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 57 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 51 (0.62%) CentOS
14 49 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 40 (0.48%) Windows 7
16 35 (0.42%) VMS
17 28 (0.34%) Mac OS X
18 27 (0.33%) Mesosphere
18 27 (0.33%) Ubuntu
19 11 (0.13%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,123 (37.84%) DevOps
2 3,078 (37.30%) Agile Software Development
3 1,521 (18.43%) Microservices
4 1,373 (16.64%) Software Engineering
5 1,112 (13.47%) Analytics
6 993 (12.03%) Business Intelligence
7 906 (10.98%) TDD
8 877 (10.63%) Full Stack Development
9 799 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 749 (9.08%) Scrum
11 714 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
11 714 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
12 704 (8.53%) Mentoring
13 649 (7.86%) Migration
14 597 (7.23%) Infrastructure as Code
15 561 (6.80%) SDLC
16 558 (6.76%) Artificial Intelligence
17 554 (6.71%) ETL
18 524 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 516 (6.25%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 2,352 (28.50%) SQL
2 2,014 (24.40%) C#
3 1,953 (23.66%) Python
4 1,741 (21.10%) JavaScript
5 1,368 (16.58%) Java
6 1,072 (12.99%) PowerShell
7 712 (8.63%) TypeScript
8 414 (5.02%) Bash Shell
9 298 (3.61%) Go
10 292 (3.54%) Scala
11 263 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 224 (2.71%) C++
13 208 (2.52%) Kotlin
14 185 (2.24%) Ruby
15 130 (1.58%) PHP
16 121 (1.47%) R
17 120 (1.45%) ES6
18 106 (1.28%) Shell Script
19 95 (1.15%) C
20 69 (0.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 823 (9.97%) Degree
2 271 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 201 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 165 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 160 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 155 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 113 (1.37%) Master's Degree
8 105 (1.27%) CISSP
9 87 (1.05%) CCNA
10 69 (0.84%) CISM
11 47 (0.57%) MCSE
12 46 (0.56%) CCNP
12 46 (0.56%) MCSA
13 45 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
14 44 (0.53%) GIAC
15 35 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
16 33 (0.40%) OCP
16 33 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
17 30 (0.36%) CEH
18 29 (0.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 483 (5.85%) QA
2 244 (2.96%) GDPR
3 160 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 106 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 105 (1.27%) SLA
6 98 (1.19%) NIST
7 97 (1.18%) Accessibility
8 75 (0.91%) PCI DSS
9 46 (0.56%) GRC
10 30 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
11 26 (0.32%) COBIT
11 26 (0.32%) WCAG
12 19 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 15 (0.18%) ITGC
14 14 (0.17%) PMO
15 12 (0.15%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.11%) SOC 2
17 8 (0.097%) NCSC
18 7 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
19 6 (0.073%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,707 (20.68%) Docker
2 1,066 (12.92%) Active Directory
3 421 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 221 (2.68%) Hyper-V
5 92 (1.11%) vSphere
6 81 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 74 (0.90%) VirtualBox
8 60 (0.73%) Virtual Desktop
9 55 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 30 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 24 (0.29%) HDFS
12 23 (0.28%) XenApp
13 21 (0.25%) KVM
14 20 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
15 18 (0.22%) Ceph
16 16 (0.19%) BitLocker
17 15 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
18 13 (0.16%) Xen
19 12 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
20 11 (0.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,895 (22.96%) Kubernetes
2 1,234 (14.95%) Terraform
3 616 (7.46%) Ansible
4 312 (3.78%) Microsoft Intune
5 286 (3.47%) Puppet
6 280 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
7 206 (2.50%) Prometheus
8 191 (2.31%) Grafana
9 170 (2.06%) SCCM
10 105 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
11 82 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
12 73 (0.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 58 (0.70%) Istio
14 55 (0.67%) Consul
15 53 (0.64%) Nagios
16 51 (0.62%) Kibana
17 42 (0.51%) SCOM
18 36 (0.44%) logstash
19 35 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
19 35 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,477 (30.01%) Microsoft
2 943 (11.43%) Google
3 672 (8.14%) VMware
4 288 (3.49%) Cisco
5 276 (3.34%) Databricks
5 276 (3.34%) Oracle
6 232 (2.81%) Citrix
7 189 (2.29%) SAP
8 172 (2.08%) IBM
9 148 (1.79%) Splunk
10 110 (1.33%) ServiceNow
11 108 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
12 102 (1.24%) Cloudera
13 100 (1.21%) Apple
14 96 (1.16%) Red Hat
15 91 (1.10%) Palo Alto
16 90 (1.09%) Informatica
17 89 (1.08%) HP
18 87 (1.05%) Hortonworks
19 84 (1.02%) Talend