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

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 8 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Azure 5,357 8,078 7,542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 19.22% 16.07% 12.03%
As % of the Cloud Services category 43.03% 42.34% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5,249 7,282 6,708
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - +8.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500

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 12,450 19,077 18,803
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 44.66% 37.95% 29.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10,384 15,683 15,504
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £103,750 £95,000
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 1 March 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 March 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 +4 1,253 £72,500 +7.41% 352
West London +6 137 £52,500 -8.70% 99
South London +2 128 £60,000 +4.35% 24
East London +8 43 £52,500 - 75
North London +11 13 £28,750 -17.86% 14
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 2,488 (46.44%) AWS
2 2,031 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
3 2,016 (37.63%) DevOps
4 1,746 (32.59%) Microsoft
5 1,599 (29.85%) SQL
6 1,441 (26.90%) .NET
7 1,414 (26.40%) Finance
8 1,395 (26.04%) C#
9 1,287 (24.02%) GCP
10 1,271 (23.73%) Python
11 1,155 (21.56%) JavaScript
12 1,065 (19.88%) Kubernetes
13 948 (17.70%) SQL Server
14 942 (17.58%) Docker
15 870 (16.24%) Windows
16 865 (16.15%) Microservices
17 854 (15.94%) Java
18 807 (15.06%) Software Engineering
19 789 (14.73%) Microsoft 365
20 786 (14.67%) Terraform
21 760 (14.19%) Active Directory
22 727 (13.57%) PowerShell
23 680 (12.69%) React
24 669 (12.49%) Analytics
25 645 (12.04%) .NET Core
26 629 (11.74%) Web Services
27 609 (11.37%) AngularJS
28 596 (11.13%) Power Platform
29 575 (10.73%) CSS
30 565 (10.55%) PaaS

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
1 490 (9.15%) SharePoint
2 203 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 157 (2.93%) Apache
4 126 (2.35%) MS Exchange
5 110 (2.05%) IIS
6 104 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
7 86 (1.61%) Confluence
8 77 (1.44%) CMS
9 53 (0.99%) SAS
10 51 (0.95%) Skype for Business
11 44 (0.82%) Cloud Foundry
12 36 (0.67%) Apache Airflow
13 24 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 23 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 22 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
16 21 (0.39%) EPiServer
16 21 (0.39%) OpenStack
17 20 (0.37%) Tomcat
18 19 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
19 18 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 137 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 14 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 11 (0.21%) InVision
6 11 (0.21%) Sketch
7 8 (0.15%) SPSS
8 3 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.037%) Figma
9 2 (0.037%) Revit
9 2 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.019%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 161 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.58%) R3 Corda
3 23 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
4 18 (0.34%) Distributed Ledger
4 18 (0.34%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 15 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
6 13 (0.24%) Sentinel
7 8 (0.15%) Actimize
8 6 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
9 5 (0.093%) NetSuite
10 4 (0.075%) Magento
10 4 (0.075%) Quorum
11 3 (0.056%) Eikon
11 3 (0.056%) Tradar
12 2 (0.037%) Oracle EBS
12 2 (0.037%) Relativity
13 1 (0.019%) Academy Housing
13 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
13 1 (0.019%) Dynamics NAV
13 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,488 (46.44%) AWS
2 1,287 (24.02%) GCP
3 789 (14.73%) Microsoft 365
4 596 (11.13%) Power Platform
5 565 (10.55%) PaaS
6 488 (9.11%) Azure Active Directory
7 466 (8.70%) Serverless
8 397 (7.41%) SaaS
9 376 (7.02%) IaaS
10 236 (4.41%) Azure Data Factory
11 226 (4.22%) Dynamics 365
12 183 (3.42%) Azure Functions
13 133 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
14 122 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
15 121 (2.26%) GitHub
16 106 (1.98%) PowerApps
17 92 (1.72%) OpenShift
18 86 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
19 76 (1.42%) Logic Apps
20 69 (1.29%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 301 (5.62%) Firewall
2 170 (3.17%) DNS
3 142 (2.65%) WAN
4 131 (2.45%) DHCP
5 126 (2.35%) VPN
6 124 (2.31%) Network Security
7 120 (2.24%) LAN
8 108 (2.02%) TCP/IP
9 79 (1.47%) SAN
10 70 (1.31%) HTTP
11 62 (1.16%) Skype
12 50 (0.93%) VoIP
13 49 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
14 48 (0.90%) Internet
15 47 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
16 44 (0.82%) Unified Communications
17 39 (0.73%) BGP
18 36 (0.67%) VLAN
19 33 (0.62%) Wireless
20 32 (0.60%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 948 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 442 (8.25%) Data Warehouse
3 403 (7.52%) Power BI
4 380 (7.09%) NoSQL
5 329 (6.14%) Big Data
6 308 (5.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 279 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 247 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 246 (4.59%) Data Lake
10 200 (3.73%) Hadoop
11 187 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
12 155 (2.89%) Cosmos DB
12 155 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 150 (2.80%) MySQL
14 145 (2.71%) MongoDB
15 144 (2.69%) Relational Database
16 137 (2.56%) Tableau
17 115 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
18 113 (2.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
19 89 (1.66%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 453 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 431 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 172 (3.21%) TeamCity
4 158 (2.95%) JIRA
5 156 (2.91%) Visual Studio
6 146 (2.73%) Selenium
7 139 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 133 (2.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 115 (2.15%) GitLab
10 99 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
11 90 (1.68%) Artifactory
12 69 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 63 (1.18%) Cypress.io
14 58 (1.08%) webpack
15 50 (0.93%) NUnit
16 47 (0.88%) Bitbucket
16 47 (0.88%) Maven
17 41 (0.77%) CircleCI
18 37 (0.69%) Cucumber
18 37 (0.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,414 (26.40%) Finance
2 446 (8.33%) Banking
3 194 (3.62%) Public Sector
4 184 (3.43%) Retail
5 157 (2.93%) Front Office
6 156 (2.91%) Marketing
7 152 (2.84%) Games
8 121 (2.26%) Law
9 102 (1.90%) Legal
10 92 (1.72%) Manufacturing
11 82 (1.53%) Telecoms
12 65 (1.21%) Advertising
13 58 (1.08%) Investment Banking
14 52 (0.97%) Publishing
15 47 (0.88%) Private Banking
16 45 (0.84%) Electronics
17 44 (0.82%) Back Office
18 29 (0.54%) Automotive
19 28 (0.52%) Financial Institution
20 25 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,594 (29.76%) Developer
2 634 (11.83%) Architect
3 492 (9.18%) .NET Developer
4 490 (9.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 418 (7.80%) Azure Engineer
6 379 (7.07%) C# Developer
7 336 (6.27%) Senior Developer
8 329 (6.14%) Software Engineer
9 321 (5.99%) Consultant
10 267 (4.98%) Data Engineer
11 242 (4.52%) Azure Developer
12 240 (4.48%) Analyst
13 232 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
14 230 (4.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 218 (4.07%) Full Stack Developer
16 196 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
17 186 (3.47%) Azure Architect
18 174 (3.25%) Cloud Architect
19 171 (3.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 169 (3.15%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,441 (26.90%) .NET
2 680 (12.69%) React
3 645 (12.04%) .NET Core
4 629 (11.74%) Web Services
5 609 (11.37%) AngularJS
6 575 (10.73%) CSS
7 479 (8.94%) HTML
8 353 (6.59%) .NET Framework
9 349 (6.51%) Node.js
10 342 (6.38%) ASP.NET
11 298 (5.56%) REST
12 297 (5.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 234 (4.37%) Vue.js
14 228 (4.26%) XML
15 199 (3.71%) RESTful
16 198 (3.70%) jQuery
17 193 (3.60%) HTML5
18 188 (3.51%) Kafka
19 183 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 163 (3.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 317 (5.92%) Greenfield Project
2 296 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
3 262 (4.89%) Public Cloud
4 224 (4.18%) Cloud Native
5 140 (2.61%) Data Centre
6 134 (2.50%) Blog
7 128 (2.39%) Management Information System
8 119 (2.22%) Hedge funds
9 118 (2.20%) Mobile App
10 115 (2.15%) User Experience
11 114 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
12 113 (2.11%) Derivative
13 107 (2.00%) Fixed Income
14 100 (1.87%) Equities
15 92 (1.72%) N-Tier
16 88 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
17 79 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
18 70 (1.31%) Data Structures
19 69 (1.29%) Algorithms
20 63 (1.18%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 870 (16.24%) Windows
2 521 (9.73%) Linux
3 426 (7.95%) Windows Server
4 188 (3.51%) Windows 10
5 156 (2.91%) Unix
6 116 (2.17%) Windows Server 2016
7 106 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 80 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 75 (1.40%) Apple iOS
10 72 (1.34%) Android
11 65 (1.21%) Windows Server 2019
12 52 (0.97%) Windows 7
13 40 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (0.60%) CentOS
14 32 (0.60%) Ubuntu
15 29 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 29 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 20 (0.37%) VMS
17 14 (0.26%) Windows 8
18 11 (0.21%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,031 (37.91%) Agile Software Development
2 2,016 (37.63%) DevOps
3 865 (16.15%) Microservices
4 807 (15.06%) Software Engineering
5 669 (12.49%) Analytics
6 554 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
7 540 (10.08%) TDD
8 525 (9.80%) Scrum
9 518 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
10 512 (9.56%) Test Automation
11 509 (9.50%) Migration
12 450 (8.40%) MVC
13 437 (8.16%) Fintech
14 407 (7.60%) Problem-Solving
15 400 (7.47%) ETL
16 386 (7.21%) Mentoring
17 351 (6.55%) OO
18 328 (6.12%) BDD
19 320 (5.97%) Infrastructure as Code
20 299 (5.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,599 (29.85%) SQL
2 1,395 (26.04%) C#
3 1,271 (23.73%) Python
4 1,155 (21.56%) JavaScript
5 854 (15.94%) Java
6 727 (13.57%) PowerShell
7 274 (5.11%) T-SQL
8 262 (4.89%) TypeScript
9 182 (3.40%) Go
10 168 (3.14%) Bash Shell
11 160 (2.99%) R
12 143 (2.67%) C++
13 126 (2.35%) Scala
14 119 (2.22%) Ruby
15 96 (1.79%) Shell Script
16 87 (1.62%) PHP
17 71 (1.33%) C
18 66 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 59 (1.10%) Kotlin
20 55 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 458 (8.55%) Degree
2 179 (3.34%) Security Cleared
3 149 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 146 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 131 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 103 (1.92%) CISSP
8 83 (1.55%) CCNA
9 72 (1.34%) CISM
10 47 (0.88%) CCNP
11 35 (0.65%) MCSE
12 34 (0.63%) CISA
13 31 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
14 25 (0.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 24 (0.45%) AWS Certification
15 24 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
15 24 (0.45%) MCSA
15 24 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
16 23 (0.43%) OSCP
17 22 (0.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 227 (4.24%) QA
2 93 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (1.70%) GDPR
4 88 (1.64%) Data Quality
5 82 (1.53%) SLA
6 78 (1.46%) NIST
7 39 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (0.19%) COBIT
9 10 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.19%) WCAG
10 9 (0.17%) ISO 9001
11 7 (0.13%) PMO
12 6 (0.11%) BS25999
12 6 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
12 6 (0.11%) EMIR
12 6 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 6 (0.11%) MiFID
13 5 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.093%) NCSC
System Software
1 942 (17.58%) Docker
2 760 (14.19%) Active Directory
3 264 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 120 (2.24%) Hyper-V
5 45 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
6 37 (0.69%) vSphere
7 36 (0.67%) HDFS
8 33 (0.62%) XenApp
9 28 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
9 28 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (0.50%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.34%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
13 15 (0.28%) Xen
14 11 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.19%) Firmware
16 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 7 (0.13%) BitLocker
17 7 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,065 (19.88%) Kubernetes
2 786 (14.67%) Terraform
3 451 (8.42%) Ansible
4 255 (4.76%) Puppet
5 248 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 217 (4.05%) Microsoft Intune
7 167 (3.12%) SCCM
8 69 (1.29%) Prometheus
9 65 (1.21%) Grafana
10 61 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
11 42 (0.78%) Istio
12 38 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
13 36 (0.67%) Nagios
14 33 (0.62%) Kibana
15 29 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
16 28 (0.52%) Packer
16 28 (0.52%) SCOM
17 24 (0.45%) Fortio
17 24 (0.45%) Kiali
18 23 (0.43%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,746 (32.59%) Microsoft
2 548 (10.23%) Google
3 458 (8.55%) VMware
4 241 (4.50%) Oracle
5 205 (3.83%) Databricks
6 196 (3.66%) Cisco
7 149 (2.78%) Citrix
8 119 (2.22%) SAP
9 102 (1.90%) Red Hat
10 97 (1.81%) IBM
11 90 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
12 86 (1.61%) Nintex
13 76 (1.42%) Cloudera
14 70 (1.31%) Talend
15 66 (1.23%) Informatica
16 57 (1.06%) Splunk
17 52 (0.97%) CheckPoint
18 48 (0.90%) Palo Alto
18 48 (0.90%) ServiceNow
19 43 (0.80%) Apple