Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 9 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Azure 9,413 3,977 7,834
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 18.55% 20.13% 14.34%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.49% 45.71% 39.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,191 3,318 6,507
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £39,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +6.06% +0.76%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £97,500
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 24,453 8,701 19,936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 48.19% 44.05% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15,871 7,450 16,661
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £107,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 1,483 £73,000 +8.15% 571
South London -1 220 £60,000 - 51
West London -27 189 £53,625 -23.39% 133
East London +1 80 £65,000 +17.12% 104
North London -14 11 £36,250 -36.96% 18
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4,571 (48.56%) AWS
2 3,561 (37.83%) DevOps
3 3,468 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 2,814 (29.89%) GCP
5 2,722 (28.92%) Microsoft
6 2,685 (28.52%) SQL
7 2,424 (25.75%) Finance
8 2,371 (25.19%) Python
9 2,332 (24.77%) C#
10 2,138 (22.71%) Kubernetes
11 2,126 (22.59%) .NET
12 1,959 (20.81%) Docker
13 1,947 (20.68%) JavaScript
14 1,878 (19.95%) Social Skills
15 1,756 (18.66%) Microservices
16 1,684 (17.89%) Java
17 1,662 (17.66%) Software Engineering
18 1,515 (16.09%) SQL Server
19 1,480 (15.72%) Terraform
20 1,401 (14.88%) React
21 1,360 (14.45%) Windows
22 1,356 (14.41%) Analytics
23 1,228 (13.05%) Microsoft 365
24 1,165 (12.38%) Git (software)
25 1,144 (12.15%) Full Stack Development
26 1,134 (12.05%) PowerShell
27 1,087 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
28 1,074 (11.41%) Google
29 1,044 (11.09%) TDD
30 1,036 (11.01%) Active Directory

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
1 478 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 346 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 266 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
4 256 (2.72%) Confluence
5 202 (2.15%) CMS
6 191 (2.03%) IIS
7 189 (2.01%) Apache
8 155 (1.65%) Apache Airflow
9 116 (1.23%) MS Exchange
10 65 (0.69%) Cloud Foundry
10 65 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 56 (0.59%) SAS
12 47 (0.50%) nginx
13 37 (0.39%) Kentico
14 33 (0.35%) Drupal
15 32 (0.34%) Umbraco
16 30 (0.32%) WordPress
17 27 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 24 (0.25%) EPiServer
19 21 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 279 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
2 141 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 45 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 31 (0.33%) Chatbot
6 24 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
7 20 (0.21%) Figma
7 20 (0.21%) Sketch
8 17 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 14 (0.15%) InVision
10 10 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 7 (0.074%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.053%) Adobe XD
12 5 (0.053%) Fireworks
13 3 (0.032%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.011%) Blender
14 1 (0.011%) Mingle
14 1 (0.011%) Revit
14 1 (0.011%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 131 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
3 35 (0.37%) Sentinel
4 30 (0.32%) R3 Corda
5 22 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
6 14 (0.15%) Magento
7 12 (0.13%) Primavera
8 11 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 11 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 8 (0.085%) NetSuite
10 7 (0.074%) Payment Gateway
10 7 (0.074%) Relativity
10 7 (0.074%) SAP Business One
10 7 (0.074%) SAP ERP
11 6 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (0.064%) Elite 3E
11 6 (0.064%) Unica
12 5 (0.053%) SAP CO
12 5 (0.053%) SAP FI
12 5 (0.053%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4,571 (48.56%) AWS
2 2,814 (29.89%) GCP
3 1,228 (13.05%) Microsoft 365
4 1,001 (10.63%) Serverless
5 974 (10.35%) Power Platform
6 849 (9.02%) SaaS
7 802 (8.52%) PaaS
8 611 (6.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 603 (6.41%) IaaS
10 485 (5.15%) GitHub
11 390 (4.14%) Azure Data Factory
12 289 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
13 269 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
14 236 (2.51%) Azure Functions
15 220 (2.34%) Dynamics 365
16 217 (2.31%) Snowflake
17 213 (2.26%) PowerApps
18 195 (2.07%) OpenShift
19 191 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
20 188 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 526 (5.59%) Firewall
2 341 (3.62%) DNS
3 238 (2.53%) VPN
4 221 (2.35%) DHCP
5 183 (1.94%) TCP/IP
6 172 (1.83%) WAN
7 169 (1.80%) HTTP
8 161 (1.71%) SAN
9 156 (1.66%) Network Security
10 150 (1.59%) LAN
11 70 (0.74%) Internet
11 70 (0.74%) VoIP
12 62 (0.66%) SSL
13 57 (0.61%) Wireless
14 55 (0.58%) IPsec
15 53 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
15 53 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
16 47 (0.50%) Unified Communications
17 43 (0.46%) SD-WAN
17 43 (0.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,515 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 818 (8.69%) NoSQL
3 816 (8.67%) Power BI
4 702 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
5 536 (5.69%) Big Data
6 497 (5.28%) PostgreSQL
7 485 (5.15%) MongoDB
8 482 (5.12%) Relational Database
9 431 (4.58%) Data Lake
10 368 (3.91%) Azure SQL Database
11 320 (3.40%) MySQL
12 313 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 273 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 263 (2.79%) Hadoop
15 252 (2.68%) Tableau
16 238 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 178 (1.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 177 (1.88%) RDBMS
19 148 (1.57%) Redis
20 122 (1.30%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1,165 (12.38%) Git (software)
2 911 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 505 (5.36%) JIRA
4 335 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 315 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 277 (2.94%) GitLab
7 269 (2.86%) Selenium
8 226 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 211 (2.24%) Cypress.io
10 186 (1.98%) Postman
11 171 (1.82%) SonarQube
12 168 (1.78%) NUnit
13 156 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 142 (1.51%) Visual Studio
15 139 (1.48%) webpack
16 132 (1.40%) SpecFlow
17 130 (1.38%) Moq
18 104 (1.10%) Maven
19 102 (1.08%) Bitbucket
19 102 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 2,424 (25.75%) Finance
2 1,878 (19.95%) Social Skills
3 556 (5.91%) Banking
4 545 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 376 (3.99%) Retail
6 279 (2.96%) Public Sector
7 273 (2.90%) Front Office
8 265 (2.82%) Marketing
9 259 (2.75%) Presentation Skills
10 175 (1.86%) Legal
11 172 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 169 (1.80%) Law
13 162 (1.72%) Investment Banking
14 154 (1.64%) Advertising
15 126 (1.34%) Telecoms
16 122 (1.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 117 (1.24%) Games
18 105 (1.12%) Publishing
19 99 (1.05%) Influencing Skills
20 82 (0.87%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2,467 (26.21%) Developer
2 1,169 (12.42%) Architect
3 729 (7.74%) Software Engineer
4 647 (6.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 640 (6.80%) .NET Developer
6 616 (6.54%) Senior Developer
7 611 (6.49%) Azure Engineer
8 468 (4.97%) Data Engineer
9 452 (4.80%) Cloud Engineer
10 419 (4.45%) Solutions Architect
11 416 (4.42%) Analyst
12 405 (4.30%) Full Stack Developer
13 400 (4.25%) C# Developer
14 337 (3.58%) Consultant
15 318 (3.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 315 (3.35%) Java Developer
17 284 (3.02%) Cloud Architect
18 283 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
19 256 (2.72%) Lead Developer
20 249 (2.65%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,126 (22.59%) .NET
2 1,401 (14.88%) React
3 1,020 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 984 (10.45%) Node.js
5 982 (10.43%) .NET Core
6 917 (9.74%) Web Services
7 730 (7.76%) HTML
8 718 (7.63%) CSS
9 644 (6.84%) REST
10 551 (5.85%) .NET Framework
11 547 (5.81%) Kafka
12 526 (5.59%) ASP.NET
13 507 (5.39%) RESTful
14 489 (5.19%) Spring
15 335 (3.56%) JSON
16 326 (3.46%) ASP.NET Web API
17 322 (3.42%) HTML5
18 318 (3.38%) Spring Boot
19 291 (3.09%) Vue.js
20 245 (2.60%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 502 (5.33%) Public Cloud
2 479 (5.09%) Cloud Native
3 461 (4.90%) Greenfield Project
4 435 (4.62%) User Experience
5 274 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 242 (2.57%) Algorithms
7 221 (2.35%) Derivative
8 206 (2.19%) Data Centre
9 205 (2.18%) Mobile App
10 204 (2.17%) Hedge funds
11 202 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
11 202 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
12 188 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 181 (1.92%) Equities
14 173 (1.84%) Fixed Income
15 161 (1.71%) Virtual Team
16 148 (1.57%) Data Structures
17 115 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 114 (1.21%) Blog
19 103 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,360 (14.45%) Windows
2 913 (9.70%) Linux
3 548 (5.82%) Windows Server
4 277 (2.94%) Unix
5 246 (2.61%) Windows 10
6 176 (1.87%) Android
7 174 (1.85%) Apple iOS
8 139 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 111 (1.18%) Windows Server 2016
10 102 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
11 66 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 64 (0.68%) Mac OS
13 56 (0.59%) VMS
14 52 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 45 (0.48%) Windows 7
16 42 (0.45%) CentOS
16 42 (0.45%) Mesosphere
17 41 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 24 (0.25%) Ubuntu
19 15 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,561 (37.83%) DevOps
2 3,468 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 1,756 (18.66%) Microservices
4 1,662 (17.66%) Software Engineering
5 1,356 (14.41%) Analytics
6 1,144 (12.15%) Full Stack Development
7 1,087 (11.55%) Business Intelligence
8 1,044 (11.09%) TDD
9 956 (10.16%) Problem-Solving
10 951 (10.10%) Scrum
11 930 (9.88%) Test Automation
12 829 (8.81%) Infrastructure as Code
13 775 (8.23%) Mentoring
14 724 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
15 656 (6.97%) Computer Science
16 654 (6.95%) Migration
17 653 (6.94%) SDLC
18 621 (6.60%) Artificial Intelligence
19 579 (6.15%) Data Science
20 560 (5.95%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,685 (28.52%) SQL
2 2,371 (25.19%) Python
3 2,332 (24.77%) C#
4 1,947 (20.68%) JavaScript
5 1,684 (17.89%) Java
6 1,134 (12.05%) PowerShell
7 856 (9.09%) TypeScript
8 479 (5.09%) Bash Shell
9 400 (4.25%) Go
10 310 (3.29%) Scala
11 297 (3.16%) T-SQL
12 224 (2.38%) Ruby
13 217 (2.31%) C++
14 216 (2.29%) Kotlin
15 185 (1.97%) PHP
16 156 (1.66%) R
17 153 (1.63%) C
18 109 (1.16%) ES6
19 104 (1.10%) Shell Script
20 78 (0.83%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 937 (9.95%) Degree
2 275 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 229 (2.43%) Security Cleared
4 210 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 175 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 169 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
7 147 (1.56%) Master's Degree
8 116 (1.23%) CISSP
9 102 (1.08%) CCNA
10 76 (0.81%) MCSE
11 65 (0.69%) MCSA
12 53 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
13 48 (0.51%) AWS Certification
13 48 (0.51%) CISM
14 39 (0.41%) MCP
15 36 (0.38%) CEH
16 35 (0.37%) GIAC
16 35 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
16 35 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
17 34 (0.36%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 690 (7.33%) QA
2 254 (2.70%) GDPR
3 183 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 155 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 123 (1.31%) NIST
6 121 (1.29%) SLA
7 94 (1.00%) Accessibility
8 76 (0.81%) PCI DSS
9 54 (0.57%) GRC
10 38 (0.40%) COBIT
11 35 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
12 27 (0.29%) WCAG
13 17 (0.18%) NIST 800
14 16 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (0.16%) ITGC
15 15 (0.16%) NCSC
16 13 (0.14%) HIPAA
17 12 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
17 12 (0.13%) SOC 2
18 9 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1,959 (20.81%) Docker
2 1,036 (11.01%) Active Directory
3 377 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 210 (2.23%) Hyper-V
5 108 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
6 92 (0.98%) vSphere
7 73 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
8 54 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (0.31%) VirtualBox
10 28 (0.30%) XenApp
11 20 (0.21%) BitLocker
11 20 (0.21%) KVM
12 19 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (0.20%) XenDesktop
13 17 (0.18%) HDFS
14 15 (0.16%) Ceph
15 13 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 13 (0.14%) Firmware
16 12 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 10 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2,138 (22.71%) Kubernetes
2 1,480 (15.72%) Terraform
3 634 (6.74%) Ansible
4 325 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
5 308 (3.27%) Puppet
6 290 (3.08%) Grafana
7 261 (2.77%) Opscode Chef
8 246 (2.61%) Prometheus
9 197 (2.09%) SCCM
10 73 (0.78%) Kibana
11 71 (0.75%) Nagios
12 66 (0.70%) Consul
13 64 (0.68%) Docker Swarm
14 63 (0.67%) logstash
15 57 (0.61%) Istio
16 56 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
17 45 (0.48%) SCOM
18 42 (0.45%) ZABBIX
19 39 (0.41%) Packer
20 36 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 2,722 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 1,074 (11.41%) Google
3 607 (6.45%) VMware
4 412 (4.38%) Oracle
5 351 (3.73%) Databricks
6 307 (3.26%) Cisco
7 197 (2.09%) Citrix
8 182 (1.93%) SAP
9 156 (1.66%) IBM
10 148 (1.57%) ServiceNow
11 147 (1.56%) Splunk
12 123 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
13 118 (1.25%) Red Hat
14 109 (1.16%) Apple
15 98 (1.04%) Informatica
16 93 (0.99%) HP
17 84 (0.89%) Atlassian
18 82 (0.87%) Palo Alto
19 73 (0.78%) Dell
19 73 (0.78%) SolarWinds