Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > London
6 months to
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 21 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 +29 +41
Permanent jobs citing Azure 7,715 6,898 4,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.94% 10.07% 5.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.11% 36.58% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,355 5,583 3,791
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 19,724 18,858 15,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 35.63% 27.53% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16,333 15,203 12,640
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,400 £35,000 £34,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 2,046 £70,000 +7.69% 322
South London +13 239 £55,000 +12.53% 36
West London +6 224 £55,000 - 132
East London 0 52 £50,000 -16.67% 59
North London +6 39 £42,495 -22.74% 21
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 3,815 (49.45%) AWS
2 2,862 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
3 2,725 (35.32%) Microsoft
4 2,534 (32.85%) DevOps
5 2,274 (29.48%) SQL
6 1,986 (25.74%) C#
7 1,959 (25.39%) .NET
8 1,732 (22.45%) SQL Server
9 1,707 (22.13%) Windows
10 1,630 (21.13%) Finance
11 1,516 (19.65%) Python
12 1,371 (17.77%) Office 365
13 1,339 (17.36%) Docker
14 1,328 (17.21%) GCP
15 1,258 (16.31%) JavaScript
16 1,145 (14.84%) Java
17 1,103 (14.30%) Kubernetes
18 1,078 (13.97%) Active Directory
19 1,044 (13.53%) PowerShell
20 1,014 (13.14%) Linux
21 1,001 (12.97%) Microservices
22 895 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
23 856 (11.10%) Scrum
24 853 (11.06%) Analytics
25 846 (10.97%) Terraform
26 845 (10.95%) Google
27 805 (10.43%) AngularJS
28 793 (10.28%) Ansible
29 779 (10.10%) VMware
30 774 (10.03%) 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
1 562 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 323 (4.19%) Apache Spark
3 233 (3.02%) MS Exchange
4 212 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 209 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 168 (2.18%) Confluence
7 148 (1.92%) IIS
8 141 (1.83%) Apache
9 127 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 96 (1.24%) CMS
10 96 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
11 90 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 83 (1.08%) Apache Pig
13 79 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 70 (0.91%) Apache Solr
15 58 (0.75%) SAS
16 51 (0.66%) Tomcat
17 50 (0.65%) WebSphere
18 42 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
19 40 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 271 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
2 106 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (0.35%) Chatbot
4 26 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 19 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 13 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.16%) SPSS
8 3 (0.039%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.026%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.026%) InDesign
10 1 (0.013%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.013%) ArchiCAD
10 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.013%) EngageOne
10 1 (0.013%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.013%) InVision
10 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.013%) Revit
10 1 (0.013%) Sketch
10 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 217 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (0.80%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (0.67%) Magento
4 41 (0.53%) SDL Web 8
5 34 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
6 20 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 10 (0.13%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.091%) FINCAD Analytics
8 7 (0.091%) Q-Pulse
8 7 (0.091%) Sage CRM
9 6 (0.078%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 5 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.052%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.052%) Orchestrade
11 4 (0.052%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (0.052%) Sentinel
12 3 (0.039%) ION MarketView
12 3 (0.039%) Oracle Retail
12 3 (0.039%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,815 (49.45%) AWS
2 1,371 (17.77%) Office 365
3 1,328 (17.21%) GCP
4 664 (8.61%) Power Platform
5 578 (7.49%) PaaS
6 487 (6.31%) SaaS
7 480 (6.22%) IaaS
8 439 (5.69%) Azure Active Directory
9 256 (3.32%) Cloud Computing
10 246 (3.19%) Azure Data Factory
11 194 (2.51%) AWS CloudFormation
12 179 (2.32%) Serverless
13 169 (2.19%) GitHub
14 144 (1.87%) Dynamics 365
15 141 (1.83%) OneDrive
16 104 (1.35%) OpenShift
17 88 (1.14%) Amazon S3
18 78 (1.01%) Azure Functions
19 76 (0.99%) Azure Machine Learning
20 70 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 521 (6.75%) Firewall
2 362 (4.69%) DNS
3 261 (3.38%) WAN
4 251 (3.25%) Skype
5 243 (3.15%) DHCP
6 224 (2.90%) LAN
6 224 (2.90%) VPN
7 180 (2.33%) Internet
8 171 (2.22%) SAN
9 153 (1.98%) Network Security
10 132 (1.71%) TCP/IP
11 117 (1.52%) MPLS
12 86 (1.11%) Wireless
13 85 (1.10%) VoIP
14 73 (0.95%) WLAN
15 56 (0.73%) NAS
16 55 (0.71%) HTTP
17 52 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
18 49 (0.64%) iSCSI
19 47 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,732 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 716 (9.28%) Data Warehouse
3 630 (8.17%) Power BI
4 603 (7.82%) Big Data
5 552 (7.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 495 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 466 (6.04%) NoSQL
8 458 (5.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 414 (5.37%) Azure SQL Database
10 375 (4.86%) Hadoop
11 341 (4.42%) Data Lake
12 328 (4.25%) MongoDB
13 284 (3.68%) Relational Database
14 236 (3.06%) MySQL
15 198 (2.57%) PostgreSQL
16 188 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
17 181 (2.35%) Apache Hive
18 172 (2.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 158 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
20 155 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 709 (9.19%) Git (software)
2 687 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 431 (5.59%) JIRA
4 339 (4.39%) TeamCity
5 285 (3.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 285 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 272 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
7 242 (3.14%) Selenium
8 213 (2.76%) Visual Studio
9 203 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 119 (1.54%) Bitbucket
11 116 (1.50%) Maven
12 98 (1.27%) Subversion
13 92 (1.19%) Travis CI
14 85 (1.10%) Cucumber
15 81 (1.05%) WebDriver
16 72 (0.93%) IBM UrbanCode
17 68 (0.88%) GitLab
18 67 (0.87%) GoCD
18 67 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 1,630 (21.13%) Finance
2 397 (5.15%) Banking
3 354 (4.59%) Retail
4 226 (2.93%) Law
5 219 (2.84%) Marketing
6 164 (2.13%) Public Sector
7 145 (1.88%) Advertising
8 141 (1.83%) Games
8 141 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 116 (1.50%) Legal
10 82 (1.06%) Front Office
11 63 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 54 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 27 (0.35%) Billing
15 25 (0.32%) Back Office
16 19 (0.25%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.23%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.23%) Publishing
18 16 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2,044 (26.49%) Developer
2 1,017 (13.18%) Architect
3 724 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 707 (9.16%) .NET Developer
5 628 (8.14%) Consultant
6 517 (6.70%) C# Developer
7 410 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 389 (5.04%) Senior Developer
9 384 (4.98%) Cloud Engineer
10 367 (4.76%) Analyst
11 366 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
12 350 (4.54%) Cloud Architect
13 345 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
14 305 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
15 304 (3.94%) Azure Developer
16 290 (3.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 272 (3.53%) Data Engineer
18 240 (3.11%) Azure Architect
19 227 (2.94%) SQL Developer
20 203 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,959 (25.39%) .NET
2 805 (10.43%) AngularJS
3 719 (9.32%) ASP.NET
4 654 (8.48%) HTML
5 600 (7.78%) CSS
6 578 (7.49%) .NET Core
7 572 (7.41%) React
8 552 (7.15%) ASP.NET Web API
9 523 (6.78%) Web Services
10 469 (6.08%) REST
11 402 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 374 (4.85%) .NET Framework
13 369 (4.78%) Node.js
14 277 (3.59%) RESTful
15 247 (3.20%) Kafka
16 211 (2.73%) JSON
17 209 (2.71%) jQuery
18 194 (2.51%) Entity Framework
19 193 (2.50%) Spring
20 186 (2.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 431 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 403 (5.22%) Public Cloud
3 369 (4.78%) Data Centre
4 324 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 226 (2.93%) Cloud Native
5 226 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 222 (2.88%) User Experience
7 197 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
8 188 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
9 187 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
10 137 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 122 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 119 (1.54%) Mobile App
13 109 (1.41%) Private Cloud
14 106 (1.37%) Data Structures
15 92 (1.19%) Replication
16 81 (1.05%) Clustering
17 80 (1.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 66 (0.86%) N-Tier
19 64 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,707 (22.13%) Windows
2 1,014 (13.14%) Linux
3 774 (10.03%) Windows Server
4 325 (4.21%) Windows 10
5 304 (3.94%) Unix
6 239 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 167 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 122 (1.58%) Windows 7
9 79 (1.02%) Android
10 71 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 57 (0.74%) CentOS
12 56 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (0.53%) Ubuntu
14 32 (0.41%) Mesosphere
15 31 (0.40%) Mac OS
16 30 (0.39%) CoreOS
17 29 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.21%) Windows 8
19 15 (0.19%) Mac OS X
20 13 (0.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,862 (37.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2,534 (32.85%) DevOps
3 1,001 (12.97%) Microservices
4 895 (11.60%) Business Intelligence
5 856 (11.10%) Scrum
6 853 (11.06%) Analytics
7 741 (9.60%) Software Engineering
8 740 (9.59%) Migration
9 739 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
10 715 (9.27%) TDD
11 699 (9.06%) MVC
12 674 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
13 572 (7.41%) Test Automation
14 552 (7.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 540 (7.00%) ETL
16 526 (6.82%) Fintech
17 457 (5.92%) SDLC
18 455 (5.90%) Machine Learning
19 440 (5.70%) Configuration Management
20 421 (5.46%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,274 (29.48%) SQL
2 1,986 (25.74%) C#
3 1,516 (19.65%) Python
4 1,258 (16.31%) JavaScript
5 1,145 (14.84%) Java
6 1,044 (13.53%) PowerShell
7 501 (6.49%) T-SQL
8 446 (5.78%) Bash Shell
9 331 (4.29%) Ruby
10 276 (3.58%) Scala
11 219 (2.84%) R
12 213 (2.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 208 (2.70%) Go
14 202 (2.62%) TypeScript
15 148 (1.92%) C++
16 118 (1.53%) Perl
17 107 (1.39%) PHP
18 92 (1.19%) C
19 78 (1.01%) Shell Script
20 74 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 764 (9.90%) Degree
2 282 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 239 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
4 202 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
5 165 (2.14%) MCSE
6 133 (1.72%) MCSA
7 128 (1.66%) CCNA
8 126 (1.63%) CISSP
9 104 (1.35%) CCNP
10 98 (1.27%) Security Cleared
11 85 (1.10%) AWS Certification
12 62 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 61 (0.79%) SC Cleared
14 57 (0.74%) CISM
15 51 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 43 (0.56%) Master's Degree
17 41 (0.53%) CompTIA Security+
18 39 (0.51%) MCP
19 35 (0.45%) PhD
20 30 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 334 (4.33%) QA
2 125 (1.62%) SLA
3 117 (1.52%) GDPR
4 95 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 69 (0.89%) Data Quality
6 50 (0.65%) PCI DSS
7 37 (0.48%) NIST
8 29 (0.38%) PMO
9 25 (0.32%) COBIT
10 13 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 6 (0.078%) HIPAA
13 5 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 5 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 3 (0.039%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.026%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.026%) MiFID
15 2 (0.026%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,339 (17.36%) Docker
2 1,078 (13.97%) Active Directory
3 442 (5.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 336 (4.36%) Hyper-V
5 132 (1.71%) vSphere
6 112 (1.45%) XenApp
7 81 (1.05%) XenDesktop
8 78 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 65 (0.84%) HDFS
9 65 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 51 (0.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 40 (0.52%) BitLocker
12 29 (0.38%) Xen
13 24 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
14 23 (0.30%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 20 (0.26%) Apache Flume
16 19 (0.25%) Firmware
16 19 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
17 18 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
18 16 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1,103 (14.30%) Kubernetes
2 846 (10.97%) Terraform
3 793 (10.28%) Ansible
4 618 (8.01%) Puppet
5 541 (7.01%) Opscode Chef
6 286 (3.71%) SCCM
7 209 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
8 131 (1.70%) Salt
9 112 (1.45%) Grafana
10 108 (1.40%) Consul
11 99 (1.28%) Nagios
12 91 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
13 89 (1.15%) Prometheus
14 76 (0.99%) Packer
15 65 (0.84%) Oozie
16 64 (0.83%) Automic
17 58 (0.75%) Graphite
18 52 (0.67%) Kibana
18 52 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
19 48 (0.62%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2,725 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 845 (10.95%) Google
3 779 (10.10%) VMware
4 365 (4.73%) Oracle
5 341 (4.42%) Cisco
6 331 (4.29%) Citrix
7 211 (2.73%) Databricks
8 189 (2.45%) Tableau
9 141 (1.83%) IBM
9 141 (1.83%) Splunk
10 134 (1.74%) Cloudera
11 123 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
12 117 (1.52%) SAP
13 110 (1.43%) Dell
14 101 (1.31%) HP
15 97 (1.26%) ServiceNow
16 85 (1.10%) Meraki
17 77 (1.00%) Veeam
18 76 (0.99%) Red Hat
19 67 (0.87%) CheckPoint