Period
to 14 November 2019

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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 18 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +43
Permanent jobs citing Azure 7,924 7,313 4,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.46% 10.83% 6.42%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.54% 38.07% 30.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6,533 5,949 4,217
London median annual salary £67,500 £67,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.75% +7.20% +4.17%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -

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 20,041 19,209 16,216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 36.58% 28.44% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16,471 15,532 13,433
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,880 £35,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,950 £88,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.16%

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 14 November 2019.

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 14 November 2019. 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 +10 1,968 £67,500 +3.85% 406
South London +8 249 £54,500 +3.81% 39
West London +8 234 £55,000 - 180
East London +5 78 £52,762 -12.06% 80
North London +5 46 £35,000 -36.36% 9
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2019, 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 3,817 (48.17%) AWS
2 2,895 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2,746 (34.65%) Microsoft
4 2,445 (30.86%) DevOps
5 2,263 (28.56%) C#
6 2,237 (28.23%) SQL
7 2,148 (27.11%) .NET
8 1,781 (22.48%) Windows
9 1,723 (21.74%) Finance
10 1,719 (21.69%) SQL Server
11 1,493 (18.84%) Office 365
12 1,463 (18.46%) Python
13 1,336 (16.86%) Docker
14 1,333 (16.82%) JavaScript
15 1,319 (16.65%) GCP
16 1,175 (14.83%) Java
17 1,151 (14.53%) Kubernetes
18 1,134 (14.31%) Active Directory
19 1,117 (14.10%) Microservices
20 1,059 (13.36%) PowerShell
21 1,041 (13.14%) Linux
22 857 (10.82%) Analytics
23 856 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
24 853 (10.76%) Terraform
25 842 (10.63%) ASP.NET
26 831 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
27 830 (10.47%) VMware
28 826 (10.42%) Software Engineering
29 810 (10.22%) TDD
30 809 (10.21%) Windows Server

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
1 533 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 339 (4.28%) Apache Spark
3 266 (3.36%) MS Exchange
4 232 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
5 199 (2.51%) IIS
6 183 (2.31%) Confluence
7 178 (2.25%) Skype for Business
8 151 (1.91%) Apache
9 102 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 102 (1.29%) OpenStack
10 99 (1.25%) CMS
11 95 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
12 62 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 60 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 59 (0.74%) nginx
14 59 (0.74%) WebSphere
15 53 (0.67%) Apache Solr
16 45 (0.57%) SAS
17 44 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
18 34 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 316 (3.99%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 41 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.27%) Chatbot
5 20 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 11 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.038%) HipChat
7 3 (0.038%) SPSS
8 2 (0.025%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.025%) InDesign
8 2 (0.025%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.025%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.013%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 169 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
3 51 (0.64%) FINCAD Analytics
4 43 (0.54%) Magento
5 35 (0.44%) SDL Web 8
6 28 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
7 22 (0.28%) NetSuite
8 14 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
9 9 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.063%) HFM
10 5 (0.063%) Temenos T24
11 4 (0.050%) Endur
11 4 (0.050%) Oracle FAH
11 4 (0.050%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.050%) Payment Gateway
11 4 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
12 3 (0.038%) ION MarketView
12 3 (0.038%) Q-Pulse
12 3 (0.038%) R3 Corda
12 3 (0.038%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 3,817 (48.17%) AWS
2 1,493 (18.84%) Office 365
3 1,319 (16.65%) GCP
4 640 (8.08%) Power Platform
5 556 (7.02%) PaaS
6 434 (5.48%) IaaS
7 432 (5.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 399 (5.04%) SaaS
9 264 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
10 222 (2.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 220 (2.78%) Serverless
12 189 (2.39%) AWS CloudFormation
13 154 (1.94%) GitHub
14 139 (1.75%) OneDrive
15 134 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
16 108 (1.36%) OpenShift
17 107 (1.35%) Amazon S3
18 105 (1.33%) PowerApps
19 89 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
20 87 (1.10%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 589 (7.43%) Firewall
2 386 (4.87%) DNS
3 279 (3.52%) DHCP
4 265 (3.34%) WAN
5 253 (3.19%) VPN
6 242 (3.05%) LAN
7 235 (2.97%) Skype
8 209 (2.64%) SAN
9 206 (2.60%) TCP/IP
10 199 (2.51%) Internet
11 169 (2.13%) Network Security
12 135 (1.70%) VoIP
13 131 (1.65%) MPLS
14 123 (1.55%) Wireless
15 74 (0.93%) NetScaler
16 69 (0.87%) HTTP
17 67 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
17 67 (0.85%) NAS
18 65 (0.82%) WLAN
19 62 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,719 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 639 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
3 626 (7.90%) Big Data
4 580 (7.32%) Power BI
5 531 (6.70%) NoSQL
6 482 (6.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 408 (5.15%) Hadoop
8 395 (4.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 389 (4.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 371 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 313 (3.95%) Data Lake
12 267 (3.37%) Relational Database
13 264 (3.33%) MongoDB
14 234 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
15 192 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
16 189 (2.39%) Apache Hive
16 189 (2.39%) MySQL
17 142 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
17 142 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
18 135 (1.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 787 (9.93%) Git (software)
2 640 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 446 (5.63%) JIRA
4 342 (4.32%) TeamCity
5 322 (4.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 302 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 252 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 239 (3.02%) Visual Studio
9 223 (2.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 214 (2.70%) Selenium
11 131 (1.65%) Maven
12 126 (1.59%) NUnit
13 111 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 86 (1.09%) Subversion
15 80 (1.01%) Travis CI
16 78 (0.98%) GitLab
16 78 (0.98%) Vagrant
17 77 (0.97%) Cucumber
18 76 (0.96%) WebDriver
19 69 (0.87%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 1,723 (21.74%) Finance
2 463 (5.84%) Banking
3 358 (4.52%) Retail
4 231 (2.92%) Marketing
5 213 (2.69%) Law
6 180 (2.27%) Public Sector
7 172 (2.17%) Front Office
8 157 (1.98%) Games
9 143 (1.80%) Legal
10 128 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 119 (1.50%) Advertising
12 67 (0.85%) Investment Banking
13 46 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.50%) Billing
15 37 (0.47%) Manufacturing
16 35 (0.44%) Automotive
17 33 (0.42%) Back Office
18 22 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 19 (0.24%) Publishing
20 17 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,092 (26.40%) Developer
2 1,082 (13.65%) Architect
3 751 (9.48%) .NET Developer
4 703 (8.87%) DevOps Engineer
5 575 (7.26%) Consultant
6 565 (7.13%) C# Developer
7 413 (5.21%) Senior Developer
8 391 (4.93%) Analyst
9 385 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 365 (4.61%) Azure Engineer
11 357 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
12 336 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
13 323 (4.08%) Cloud Architect
14 311 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
15 310 (3.91%) Data Engineer
16 281 (3.55%) Azure Developer
17 254 (3.21%) Azure Architect
18 252 (3.18%) Support Engineer
19 223 (2.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 203 (2.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,148 (27.11%) .NET
2 842 (10.63%) ASP.NET
3 795 (10.03%) AngularJS
4 689 (8.70%) HTML
5 682 (8.61%) .NET Core
6 666 (8.40%) CSS
7 614 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 562 (7.09%) React
9 552 (6.97%) Web Services
10 488 (6.16%) REST
11 462 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
12 416 (5.25%) .NET Framework
13 403 (5.09%) Node.js
14 319 (4.03%) RESTful
15 209 (2.64%) Entity Framework
16 203 (2.56%) Kafka
17 202 (2.55%) RabbitMQ
18 190 (2.40%) HTML5
19 188 (2.37%) jQuery
20 184 (2.32%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 489 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
3 381 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 380 (4.80%) Public Cloud
5 267 (3.37%) Cloud Native
6 233 (2.94%) Management Information System
7 194 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 192 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
8 192 (2.42%) User Experience
9 183 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
10 182 (2.30%) Hedge funds
11 146 (1.84%) Algorithms
12 135 (1.70%) Private Cloud
13 117 (1.48%) Data Structures
14 112 (1.41%) Mobile App
15 98 (1.24%) Fixed Income
16 87 (1.10%) Blog
17 84 (1.06%) Derivative
18 83 (1.05%) Equities
19 77 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,781 (22.48%) Windows
2 1,041 (13.14%) Linux
3 809 (10.21%) Windows Server
4 400 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 293 (3.70%) Unix
6 261 (3.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 152 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 127 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 90 (1.14%) Android
10 72 (0.91%) CentOS
11 69 (0.87%) Apple iOS
12 57 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 46 (0.58%) Ubuntu
14 43 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 35 (0.44%) Mesosphere
15 35 (0.44%) VMS
15 35 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 22 (0.28%) CoreOS
17 20 (0.25%) Mac OS X
18 14 (0.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,895 (36.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2,445 (30.86%) DevOps
3 1,117 (14.10%) Microservices
4 857 (10.82%) Analytics
5 856 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
6 831 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
7 826 (10.42%) Software Engineering
8 810 (10.22%) TDD
9 797 (10.06%) Migration
10 782 (9.87%) MVC
11 781 (9.86%) Scrum
12 672 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
13 552 (6.97%) Test Automation
14 551 (6.95%) Mentoring
15 532 (6.71%) ETL
16 521 (6.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 496 (6.26%) Fintech
18 486 (6.13%) Machine Learning
19 474 (5.98%) ITIL
20 451 (5.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,263 (28.56%) C#
2 2,237 (28.23%) SQL
3 1,463 (18.46%) Python
4 1,333 (16.82%) JavaScript
5 1,175 (14.83%) Java
6 1,059 (13.36%) PowerShell
7 493 (6.22%) T-SQL
8 425 (5.36%) Bash Shell
9 313 (3.95%) Ruby
10 260 (3.28%) TypeScript
11 255 (3.22%) Go
12 226 (2.85%) Scala
13 218 (2.75%) C++
14 182 (2.30%) R
15 159 (2.01%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 116 (1.46%) C
17 115 (1.45%) PHP
18 95 (1.20%) PL/SQL
19 88 (1.11%) Perl
20 77 (0.97%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 738 (9.31%) Degree
2 294 (3.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 257 (3.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 244 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 177 (2.23%) MCSE
6 149 (1.88%) MCSA
7 138 (1.74%) CCNP
8 135 (1.70%) CCNA
9 104 (1.31%) CISSP
10 102 (1.29%) Security Cleared
11 79 (1.00%) AWS Certification
12 70 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 60 (0.76%) MCP
14 58 (0.73%) SC Cleared
15 50 (0.63%) CISM
16 42 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
16 42 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
17 41 (0.52%) PhD
18 35 (0.44%) CCIE
19 34 (0.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 285 (3.60%) QA
2 192 (2.42%) SLA
3 112 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 110 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 104 (1.31%) GDPR
6 56 (0.71%) PCI DSS
7 54 (0.68%) NIST
8 24 (0.30%) PMO
9 21 (0.27%) COBIT
10 16 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.076%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.063%) ISO 31000
13 5 (0.063%) NCSC
13 5 (0.063%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.050%) MiFID
15 3 (0.038%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.025%) EMIR
System Software
1 1,336 (16.86%) Docker
2 1,134 (14.31%) Active Directory
3 455 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 379 (4.78%) Hyper-V
5 139 (1.75%) vSphere
6 107 (1.35%) XenApp
7 103 (1.30%) XenDesktop
8 94 (1.19%) HDFS
9 91 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
10 83 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
11 35 (0.44%) Xen
12 27 (0.34%) BitLocker
13 25 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 24 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
15 19 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 18 (0.23%) vCloud
17 17 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
18 16 (0.20%) VMware NSX
19 15 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,151 (14.53%) Kubernetes
2 853 (10.76%) Terraform
3 762 (9.62%) Ansible
4 566 (7.14%) Puppet
5 492 (6.21%) Opscode Chef
6 324 (4.09%) SCCM
7 233 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
8 119 (1.50%) Grafana
9 115 (1.45%) Consul
10 108 (1.36%) Salt
11 100 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
12 91 (1.15%) Prometheus
13 76 (0.96%) Nagios
13 76 (0.96%) Packer
14 73 (0.92%) Automic
15 69 (0.87%) Graphite
16 64 (0.81%) Kibana
17 54 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
18 53 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
19 51 (0.64%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,746 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 830 (10.47%) VMware
3 808 (10.20%) Google
4 392 (4.95%) Cisco
5 356 (4.49%) Oracle
6 353 (4.45%) Citrix
7 176 (2.22%) Tableau
8 162 (2.04%) Databricks
9 151 (1.91%) Splunk
10 136 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
11 135 (1.70%) Meraki
12 127 (1.60%) IBM
13 116 (1.46%) Cloudera
14 108 (1.36%) SAP
15 97 (1.22%) Dell
16 95 (1.20%) Veeam
17 94 (1.19%) CheckPoint
18 92 (1.16%) ServiceNow
19 78 (0.98%) HP
20 76 (0.96%) Hortonworks