Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 +39
Permanent jobs citing Azure 8,123 7,508 5,445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.98% 12.03% 7.87%
As % of the Cloud Services category 42.28% 40.22% 32.09%
Number of salaries quoted 6,765 6,126 4,670
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +7.52%

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 19,213 18,668 16,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 37.79% 29.90% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15,638 15,149 14,293
London median annual salary £66,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.31% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Azure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure in London.

Salary trend for Azure in London

Azure
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure in London over the 6 months to 25 February 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 25 February 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 +8 1,726 £67,500 -3.57% 510
West London +8 274 £55,000 - 163
South London +12 265 £57,500 +9.52% 37
East London +3 69 £54,012 -9.98% 90
North London 0 37 £35,000 -36.36% 23
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 4,026 (49.56%) AWS
2 3,167 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
3 2,771 (34.11%) Microsoft
4 2,478 (30.51%) C#
5 2,436 (29.99%) .NET
6 2,378 (29.27%) DevOps
7 2,184 (26.89%) SQL
8 1,922 (23.66%) Finance
9 1,827 (22.49%) SQL Server
10 1,778 (21.89%) JavaScript
11 1,750 (21.54%) Windows
12 1,522 (18.74%) Office 365
13 1,506 (18.54%) Python
14 1,466 (18.05%) GCP
15 1,348 (16.59%) Microservices
16 1,285 (15.82%) Docker
17 1,283 (15.79%) Java
18 1,247 (15.35%) AngularJS
19 1,142 (14.06%) Kubernetes
20 1,102 (13.57%) TDD
21 1,094 (13.47%) Active Directory
22 1,061 (13.06%) React
23 1,042 (12.83%) ASP.NET
24 1,034 (12.73%) PowerShell
25 1,010 (12.43%) Software Engineering
26 996 (12.26%) .NET Core
27 966 (11.89%) Scrum
28 901 (11.09%) VMware
29 887 (10.92%) MVC
30 877 (10.80%) Migration

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
1 469 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 416 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
3 355 (4.37%) Apache Spark
4 279 (3.43%) MS Exchange
5 225 (2.77%) IIS
6 145 (1.79%) Confluence
7 140 (1.72%) Skype for Business
8 126 (1.55%) Apache
9 112 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
10 99 (1.22%) CMS
11 78 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
12 57 (0.70%) Tomcat
13 56 (0.69%) nginx
14 54 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
15 52 (0.64%) OpenStack
16 47 (0.58%) Apache Airflow
17 44 (0.54%) Umbraco
18 36 (0.44%) WebSphere
19 33 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
20 29 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 299 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 110 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 29 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 20 (0.25%) Chatbot
6 10 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
7 8 (0.098%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.086%) Gliffy
9 3 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.037%) FileZilla
9 3 (0.037%) HipChat
9 3 (0.037%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.025%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 131 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 63 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (0.68%) FINCAD Analytics
4 18 (0.22%) Magento
5 17 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 13 (0.16%) SDL Web 8
7 12 (0.15%) Endur
8 11 (0.14%) HFM
8 11 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
9 10 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
10 9 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
11 7 (0.086%) Distributed Ledger
12 6 (0.074%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 6 (0.074%) R3 Corda
12 6 (0.074%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (0.062%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.062%) Temenos T24
14 4 (0.049%) Payment Gateway
14 4 (0.049%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4,026 (49.56%) AWS
2 1,522 (18.74%) Office 365
3 1,466 (18.05%) GCP
4 587 (7.23%) Power Platform
5 570 (7.02%) PaaS
6 437 (5.38%) IaaS
7 434 (5.34%) SaaS
8 401 (4.94%) Azure Active Directory
9 305 (3.75%) Serverless
10 259 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
11 239 (2.94%) Azure Data Factory
12 183 (2.25%) GitHub
13 165 (2.03%) OpenShift
14 157 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
15 140 (1.72%) Dynamics 365
16 121 (1.49%) Azure Functions
17 86 (1.06%) Amazon S3
18 83 (1.02%) PowerApps
19 81 (1.00%) OneDrive
20 77 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 566 (6.97%) Firewall
2 351 (4.32%) DNS
3 282 (3.47%) WAN
4 257 (3.16%) LAN
5 251 (3.09%) DHCP
6 246 (3.03%) VPN
7 235 (2.89%) SAN
8 227 (2.79%) TCP/IP
9 204 (2.51%) Internet
10 174 (2.14%) Skype
11 141 (1.74%) Network Security
12 135 (1.66%) VoIP
13 127 (1.56%) Wireless
14 99 (1.22%) MPLS
15 95 (1.17%) NetScaler
16 75 (0.92%) HTTP
17 71 (0.87%) VLAN
18 65 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
19 62 (0.76%) SSL
20 61 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,827 (22.49%) SQL Server
2 688 (8.47%) NoSQL
3 613 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 531 (6.54%) Power BI
5 525 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 505 (6.22%) Big Data
7 446 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 401 (4.94%) Azure SQL Database
9 384 (4.73%) Hadoop
10 325 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 317 (3.90%) Data Lake
12 291 (3.58%) MySQL
13 281 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 255 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
15 243 (2.99%) Relational Database
16 226 (2.78%) SQL Server 2019
17 206 (2.54%) Cosmos DB
18 204 (2.51%) Redis
19 176 (2.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 159 (1.96%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 779 (9.59%) Git (software)
2 514 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 330 (4.06%) TeamCity
4 310 (3.82%) JIRA
5 308 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
6 262 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 244 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 215 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 173 (2.13%) Selenium
10 160 (1.97%) NUnit
11 155 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 97 (1.19%) Bitbucket
13 93 (1.14%) Artifactory
14 91 (1.12%) Maven
15 90 (1.11%) SpecFlow
16 88 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 88 (1.08%) Vagrant
17 76 (0.94%) Cucumber
18 64 (0.79%) MSBuild
19 63 (0.78%) GitLab
General
1 1,922 (23.66%) Finance
2 634 (7.80%) Banking
3 434 (5.34%) Front Office
4 366 (4.51%) Retail
5 215 (2.65%) Public Sector
6 211 (2.60%) Marketing
7 197 (2.43%) Games
8 184 (2.27%) Investment Banking
9 171 (2.11%) Law
10 163 (2.01%) Legal
11 132 (1.63%) Advertising
12 97 (1.19%) Telecoms
13 56 (0.69%) Billing
14 49 (0.60%) Manufacturing
15 46 (0.57%) Back Office
16 38 (0.47%) Automotive
16 38 (0.47%) Publishing
17 37 (0.46%) Financial Institution
18 18 (0.22%) Local Government
19 15 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,313 (28.47%) Developer
2 1,090 (13.42%) Architect
3 995 (12.25%) .NET Developer
4 665 (8.19%) C# Developer
5 624 (7.68%) DevOps Engineer
6 481 (5.92%) Consultant
7 419 (5.16%) C# .NET Developer
8 415 (5.11%) Analyst
9 407 (5.01%) Senior Developer
10 390 (4.80%) Azure Engineer
11 371 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
12 370 (4.55%) Data Engineer
13 356 (4.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 305 (3.75%) Software Engineer
15 289 (3.56%) Azure Developer
16 283 (3.48%) Azure Architect
17 279 (3.43%) Cloud Engineer
18 265 (3.26%) Cloud Architect
19 231 (2.84%) Support Engineer
20 224 (2.76%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,436 (29.99%) .NET
2 1,247 (15.35%) AngularJS
3 1,061 (13.06%) React
4 1,042 (12.83%) ASP.NET
5 996 (12.26%) .NET Core
6 825 (10.16%) Node.js
7 787 (9.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 753 (9.27%) Web Services
9 656 (8.08%) CSS
10 646 (7.95%) HTML
11 644 (7.93%) .NET Framework
12 578 (7.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 467 (5.75%) REST
14 435 (5.36%) Entity Framework
15 425 (5.23%) Vue.js
16 385 (4.74%) RESTful
17 236 (2.91%) Kafka
18 222 (2.73%) J2EE
19 196 (2.41%) HTML5
20 176 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 556 (6.84%) Greenfield Project
2 508 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 471 (5.80%) Public Cloud
4 415 (5.11%) Data Centre
5 323 (3.98%) Hedge funds
6 303 (3.73%) Cloud Native
7 277 (3.41%) Fixed Income
8 273 (3.36%) Derivative
9 264 (3.25%) Equities
10 219 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
11 192 (2.36%) Blog
12 181 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
13 177 (2.18%) User Experience
14 174 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
15 167 (2.06%) Management Information System
16 166 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 129 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
18 109 (1.34%) Mobile App
19 106 (1.30%) Private Cloud
20 105 (1.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1,750 (21.54%) Windows
2 875 (10.77%) Linux
3 790 (9.73%) Windows Server
4 438 (5.39%) Windows 10
5 257 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 229 (2.82%) Unix
7 126 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 118 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 88 (1.08%) Android
10 84 (1.03%) Apple iOS
11 57 (0.70%) Mac OS X
12 55 (0.68%) CentOS
13 51 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 43 (0.53%) VMS
15 39 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 33 (0.41%) Ubuntu
17 28 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (0.25%) Mesosphere
19 14 (0.17%) zOS
20 11 (0.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,167 (38.99%) Agile Software Development
2 2,378 (29.27%) DevOps
3 1,348 (16.59%) Microservices
4 1,102 (13.57%) TDD
5 1,010 (12.43%) Software Engineering
6 966 (11.89%) Scrum
7 887 (10.92%) MVC
8 877 (10.80%) Migration
9 846 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
10 845 (10.40%) Analytics
11 778 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
12 677 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
13 613 (7.55%) BDD
14 597 (7.35%) Artificial Intelligence
15 596 (7.34%) Mentoring
16 591 (7.28%) Test Automation
17 557 (6.86%) Machine Learning
18 541 (6.66%) Fintech
19 535 (6.59%) Open Source
20 519 (6.39%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,478 (30.51%) C#
2 2,184 (26.89%) SQL
3 1,778 (21.89%) JavaScript
4 1,506 (18.54%) Python
5 1,283 (15.79%) Java
6 1,034 (12.73%) PowerShell
7 538 (6.62%) TypeScript
8 391 (4.81%) T-SQL
9 338 (4.16%) Bash Shell
10 299 (3.68%) Ruby
11 232 (2.86%) C++
12 230 (2.83%) Go
13 222 (2.73%) Scala
14 194 (2.39%) R
15 144 (1.77%) F#
16 117 (1.44%) C
16 117 (1.44%) PHP
17 111 (1.37%) Kotlin
18 104 (1.28%) Perl
18 104 (1.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 588 (7.24%) Degree
2 300 (3.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 256 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
4 243 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 143 (1.76%) MCSE
6 136 (1.67%) CCNA
7 133 (1.64%) MCSA
8 129 (1.59%) CCNP
9 103 (1.27%) CISSP
10 85 (1.05%) Security Cleared
11 76 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 58 (0.71%) AWS Certification
13 55 (0.68%) SC Cleared
14 52 (0.64%) MCP
15 47 (0.58%) CCIE
16 44 (0.54%) CISM
17 43 (0.53%) MCITP
18 35 (0.43%) PhD
19 31 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
20 28 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 295 (3.63%) QA
2 221 (2.72%) SLA
3 120 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 113 (1.39%) Data Quality
5 92 (1.13%) GDPR
6 45 (0.55%) NIST
7 42 (0.52%) PCI DSS
8 31 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
9 17 (0.21%) NCSC
10 13 (0.16%) PMO
11 9 (0.11%) COBIT
12 5 (0.062%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.062%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.049%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 4 (0.049%) PMBOK
13 4 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.037%) ISO 31000
14 3 (0.037%) NIST 800
14 3 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 1,285 (15.82%) Docker
2 1,094 (13.47%) Active Directory
3 507 (6.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 393 (4.84%) Hyper-V
5 131 (1.61%) XenApp
6 121 (1.49%) vSphere
7 116 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 101 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
9 83 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
10 64 (0.79%) HDFS
11 45 (0.55%) VirtualBox
12 20 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (0.25%) VMware NSX
12 20 (0.25%) Xen
13 19 (0.23%) Terminal Server
14 16 (0.20%) Terminal Services
14 16 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
15 15 (0.18%) vCloud
15 15 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1,142 (14.06%) Kubernetes
2 794 (9.77%) Terraform
3 666 (8.20%) Ansible
4 405 (4.99%) Puppet
5 356 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
6 339 (4.17%) SCCM
7 238 (2.93%) Microsoft Intune
8 115 (1.42%) Grafana
9 101 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
10 63 (0.78%) Consul
11 62 (0.76%) Prometheus
12 61 (0.75%) Kibana
13 59 (0.73%) SCOM
14 56 (0.69%) Packer
15 53 (0.65%) vCenter Server
16 50 (0.62%) Salt
17 46 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
18 43 (0.53%) Automic
18 43 (0.53%) Graphite
19 41 (0.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2,771 (34.11%) Microsoft
2 901 (11.09%) VMware
3 769 (9.47%) Google
4 410 (5.05%) Cisco
5 386 (4.75%) Oracle
6 375 (4.62%) Citrix
7 226 (2.78%) Tableau
8 176 (2.17%) Databricks
9 133 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
10 127 (1.56%) IBM
11 121 (1.49%) SAP
12 114 (1.40%) Splunk
13 110 (1.35%) HP
14 108 (1.33%) Meraki
15 103 (1.27%) Cloudera
16 100 (1.23%) CheckPoint
17 89 (1.10%) Hortonworks
18 86 (1.06%) Informatica
19 84 (1.03%) Dell
20 79 (0.97%) Veeam