Period
to

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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Azure 13,312 6,376 6,808
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.24% 18.96% 17.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 37.62% 40.28% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 7,687 5,264 5,783
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £50,475
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £68,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +0.74%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £112,500 £103,750 £101,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 35,382 15,829 15,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 51.15% 47.08% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16,687 12,140 13,030
10th Percentile £41,503 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,812
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.23% +4.33%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +1.74% +4.55%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +1 1,756 £75,000 +3.45% 402
South London +16 372 £55,000 -2.65% 22
West London -8 365 £60,000 +14.29% 77
East London -5 132 £50,000 -9.09% 59
North London -7 47 £52,500 +16.67% 12
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 7,002 (52.60%) AWS
2 6,093 (45.77%) Agile
3 5,281 (39.67%) DevOps
4 4,378 (32.89%) Finance
5 4,264 (32.03%) GCP
6 4,066 (30.54%) Python
7 3,949 (29.66%) CI/CD
8 3,777 (28.37%) Microsoft
9 3,646 (27.39%) SQL
10 3,304 (24.82%) Kubernetes
11 2,991 (22.47%) Java
12 2,918 (21.92%) Docker
13 2,909 (21.85%) .NET
14 2,828 (21.24%) C#
15 2,808 (21.09%) Social Skills
16 2,788 (20.94%) Software Engineering
17 2,654 (19.94%) JavaScript
18 2,486 (18.67%) Microservices
19 2,427 (18.23%) Git (software)
20 2,398 (18.01%) Terraform
21 2,155 (16.19%) SQL Server
22 2,024 (15.20%) Analytics
23 1,985 (14.91%) Scrum
24 1,925 (14.46%) Windows
25 1,916 (14.39%) React
26 1,751 (13.15%) Mentoring
27 1,725 (12.96%) TDD
28 1,641 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
29 1,632 (12.26%) Test Automation
30 1,615 (12.13%) PowerShell

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
1 666 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 564 (4.24%) SharePoint
3 356 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 354 (2.66%) Confluence
5 329 (2.47%) IIS
6 285 (2.14%) Apache
7 258 (1.94%) Apache Airflow
8 188 (1.41%) CMS
9 183 (1.37%) Tomcat
10 167 (1.25%) MS Exchange
11 105 (0.79%) JBoss
12 98 (0.74%) OpenStack
13 65 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
13 65 (0.49%) nginx
14 64 (0.48%) SAS
14 64 (0.48%) Umbraco
15 57 (0.43%) Headless CMS
16 46 (0.35%) Apache Pulsar
17 42 (0.32%) Apache Solr
18 40 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 306 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 184 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 126 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 108 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 49 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 26 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.060%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.060%) Sketch
9 4 (0.030%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 3 (0.023%) CPLEX
10 3 (0.023%) EngageOne
11 2 (0.015%) InVision
11 2 (0.015%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.008%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe XD
12 1 (0.008%) MicroStation
12 1 (0.008%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 239 (1.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.35%) Sentinel
3 36 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 28 (0.21%) R3 Corda
5 27 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
5 27 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
7 22 (0.17%) NetSuite
8 15 (0.11%) Oracle Payables
9 13 (0.098%) Sage 200
10 12 (0.090%) thinkFolio
11 11 (0.083%) JDE OneWorld
11 11 (0.083%) Temenos T24
12 9 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.060%) Line 50
13 8 (0.060%) Magento
14 7 (0.053%) SAP S/4HANA
15 6 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
15 6 (0.045%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7,002 (52.60%) AWS
2 4,264 (32.03%) GCP
3 1,491 (11.20%) Microsoft 365
4 1,469 (11.04%) Serverless
5 1,143 (8.59%) SaaS
6 1,093 (8.21%) PaaS
7 1,009 (7.58%) Power Platform
8 738 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 726 (5.45%) GitHub
10 679 (5.10%) IaaS
11 635 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
12 566 (4.25%) Azure Data Factory
13 516 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
14 447 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 394 (2.96%) OpenShift
16 376 (2.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 342 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
18 321 (2.41%) Azure Service Bus
19 319 (2.40%) Snowflake
20 278 (2.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 709 (5.33%) Firewall
2 442 (3.32%) DNS
3 395 (2.97%) Internet
4 293 (2.20%) Network Security
5 290 (2.18%) WAN
6 281 (2.11%) VPN
7 252 (1.89%) DHCP
8 224 (1.68%) LAN
9 211 (1.59%) HTTP
10 200 (1.50%) TCP/IP
11 127 (0.95%) Wireless
12 120 (0.90%) SAN
13 106 (0.80%) SSL
14 103 (0.77%) SD-WAN
15 96 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
16 84 (0.63%) VoIP
17 77 (0.58%) VLAN
18 55 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
19 48 (0.36%) BGP
20 45 (0.34%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,155 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 1,347 (10.12%) NoSQL
3 923 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 890 (6.69%) Big Data
5 830 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
6 788 (5.92%) Power BI
7 733 (5.51%) MongoDB
8 706 (5.30%) Relational Database
9 700 (5.26%) Data Lake
10 508 (3.82%) MySQL
11 469 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 409 (3.07%) Hadoop
13 370 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 336 (2.52%) Tableau
15 331 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 327 (2.46%) Apache Cassandra
17 295 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 237 (1.78%) Flink
19 234 (1.76%) BigQuery
20 224 (1.68%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 2,427 (18.23%) Git (software)
2 1,548 (11.63%) Jenkins
3 917 (6.89%) JIRA
4 594 (4.46%) Maven
5 531 (3.99%) TeamCity
6 490 (3.68%) Gradle
7 488 (3.67%) Octopus Deploy
8 426 (3.20%) Selenium
9 325 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 283 (2.13%) Postman
11 271 (2.04%) JUnit
12 251 (1.89%) CircleCI
12 251 (1.89%) Subversion
13 242 (1.82%) Cypress.io
14 232 (1.74%) Mockito
15 224 (1.68%) GitLab
16 209 (1.57%) NUnit
17 201 (1.51%) Cucumber
18 191 (1.43%) SonarQube
19 184 (1.38%) webpack
General
1 4,378 (32.89%) Finance
2 2,808 (21.09%) Social Skills
3 1,146 (8.61%) Banking
4 1,105 (8.30%) Analytical Skills
5 912 (6.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 597 (4.48%) Games
7 579 (4.35%) Retail
8 556 (4.18%) Manufacturing
9 536 (4.03%) Public Sector
10 489 (3.67%) Marketing
11 363 (2.73%) Legal
12 360 (2.70%) Front Office
13 281 (2.11%) Presentation Skills
14 263 (1.98%) Law
15 175 (1.31%) Organisational Skills
16 171 (1.28%) Financial Institution
17 166 (1.25%) Telecoms
18 162 (1.22%) Advertising
19 132 (0.99%) Publishing
20 117 (0.88%) Esports
Job Titles
1 3,001 (22.54%) Developer
2 1,454 (10.92%) Software Engineer
3 1,388 (10.43%) Architect
4 1,162 (8.73%) DevOps Engineer
5 916 (6.88%) Data Engineer
6 821 (6.17%) Senior Developer
7 692 (5.20%) Azure Engineer
8 690 (5.18%) Analyst
9 612 (4.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 581 (4.36%) .NET Developer
11 580 (4.36%) Java Engineer
12 510 (3.83%) Consultant
13 498 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
14 461 (3.46%) Senior Software Engineer
15 455 (3.42%) Java Developer
16 448 (3.37%) Senior DevOps
17 416 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 408 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
19 405 (3.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 401 (3.01%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,909 (21.85%) .NET
2 1,916 (14.39%) React
3 1,314 (9.87%) Node.js
4 1,235 (9.28%) .NET Core
5 1,142 (8.58%) AngularJS
6 1,014 (7.62%) HTML
7 991 (7.44%) ASP.NET
8 984 (7.39%) RESTful
9 983 (7.38%) CSS
10 951 (7.14%) Kafka
11 950 (7.14%) REST
12 789 (5.93%) Spring
13 630 (4.73%) .NET Framework
14 505 (3.79%) Spring Boot
15 495 (3.72%) Web Services
16 475 (3.57%) JSON
17 376 (2.82%) ASP.NET Web API
18 311 (2.34%) Jest
19 307 (2.31%) HTML5
20 301 (2.26%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 852 (6.40%) Cloud Native
2 850 (6.39%) Public Cloud
3 754 (5.66%) User Experience
4 560 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 459 (3.45%) Life Science
6 442 (3.32%) Algorithms
7 425 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
8 351 (2.64%) Mobile App
9 340 (2.55%) Data Structures
10 337 (2.53%) Data Centre
11 310 (2.33%) Management Information System
12 294 (2.21%) Equities
13 288 (2.16%) Derivative
13 288 (2.16%) Hedge funds
14 285 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
15 270 (2.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 265 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
17 264 (1.98%) Fixed Income
18 242 (1.82%) Blog
19 209 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,925 (14.46%) Windows
2 1,591 (11.95%) Linux
3 685 (5.15%) Windows Server
4 496 (3.73%) Unix
5 284 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 262 (1.97%) Android
7 239 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 155 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
9 140 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 101 (0.76%) Windows Server 2019
11 93 (0.70%) Mesosphere
12 86 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 80 (0.60%) Mac OS
14 77 (0.58%) Ubuntu
15 63 (0.47%) VMS
16 54 (0.41%) CentOS
17 43 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 32 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 29 (0.22%) Kali Linux
20 20 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,093 (45.77%) Agile
2 5,281 (39.67%) DevOps
3 3,949 (29.66%) CI/CD
4 2,788 (20.94%) Software Engineering
5 2,486 (18.67%) Microservices
6 2,024 (15.20%) Analytics
7 1,985 (14.91%) Scrum
8 1,751 (13.15%) Mentoring
9 1,725 (12.96%) TDD
10 1,641 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
11 1,632 (12.26%) Test Automation
12 1,593 (11.97%) Full Stack Development
13 1,477 (11.10%) Infrastructure as Code
14 1,247 (9.37%) Continuous Integration
15 1,165 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
16 1,130 (8.49%) Data Science
17 1,123 (8.44%) SDLC
18 1,095 (8.23%) BDD
19 1,046 (7.86%) Coaching
20 1,015 (7.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 4,066 (30.54%) Python
2 3,646 (27.39%) SQL
3 2,991 (22.47%) Java
4 2,828 (21.24%) C#
5 2,654 (19.94%) JavaScript
6 1,615 (12.13%) PowerShell
7 1,228 (9.22%) TypeScript
8 829 (6.23%) Bash
9 710 (5.33%) Go
10 487 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 431 (3.24%) Ruby
12 355 (2.67%) Scala
13 347 (2.61%) Shell Script
14 285 (2.14%) Kotlin
15 262 (1.97%) PHP
16 246 (1.85%) C++
17 223 (1.68%) Groovy
18 207 (1.55%) Perl
19 171 (1.28%) C
20 170 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 1,353 (10.16%) Degree
2 474 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 322 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 286 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 230 (1.73%) SC Cleared
6 221 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
7 173 (1.30%) CISSP
8 133 (1.00%) Master's Degree
9 96 (0.72%) AWS Certification
10 94 (0.71%) CCNA
11 93 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
12 91 (0.68%) CCNP
13 79 (0.59%) CISM
14 77 (0.58%) MCSE
15 54 (0.41%) CCIE
16 51 (0.38%) CISA
17 45 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
18 44 (0.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
19 40 (0.30%) PMI Certification
20 39 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,083 (8.14%) QA
2 277 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 264 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 261 (1.96%) GDPR
5 148 (1.11%) SLA
6 124 (0.93%) NIST
7 108 (0.81%) Accessibility
8 82 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 74 (0.56%) PCI DSS
10 46 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 39 (0.29%) CDISC
11 39 (0.29%) HL7
12 28 (0.21%) GRC
13 27 (0.20%) SOC 2
14 22 (0.17%) HIPAA
15 20 (0.15%) PMO
16 19 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 18 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
18 14 (0.11%) ISO 9001
18 14 (0.11%) NCSC
System Software
1 2,918 (21.92%) Docker
2 1,309 (9.83%) Active Directory
3 460 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 176 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 157 (1.18%) Hyper-V
6 93 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 88 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
8 76 (0.57%) Apache Flume
9 73 (0.55%) vSphere
10 43 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 40 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
12 37 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 26 (0.20%) XenApp
14 19 (0.14%) KVM
15 18 (0.14%) VMware NSX
16 16 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 14 (0.11%) HDFS
18 14 (0.11%) ProxySG
19 13 (0.098%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3,304 (24.82%) Kubernetes
2 2,398 (18.01%) Terraform
3 1,306 (9.81%) Ansible
4 570 (4.28%) Puppet
5 503 (3.78%) Opscode Chef
6 370 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 295 (2.22%) SCCM
8 261 (1.96%) Prometheus
9 214 (1.61%) Grafana
10 160 (1.20%) Istio
11 117 (0.88%) Consul
12 109 (0.82%) Kibana
13 104 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
14 98 (0.74%) Automic
15 88 (0.66%) logstash
16 80 (0.60%) Oozie
17 55 (0.41%) CASB
17 55 (0.41%) Jamf Pro
18 48 (0.36%) Nagios
19 46 (0.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 3,777 (28.37%) Microsoft
2 1,604 (12.05%) Google
3 735 (5.52%) VMware
4 552 (4.15%) Databricks
5 487 (3.66%) Oracle
6 345 (2.59%) Splunk
7 320 (2.40%) Cisco
8 271 (2.04%) Citrix
9 230 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
10 192 (1.44%) ServiceNow
11 148 (1.11%) Red Hat
12 129 (0.97%) SAP
13 125 (0.94%) Dell
14 119 (0.89%) New Relic
15 116 (0.87%) Palo Alto
16 115 (0.86%) Meraki
17 113 (0.85%) Apple
18 112 (0.84%) IBM
19 99 (0.74%) Cloudera
20 91 (0.68%) Veeam