Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Microsoft Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Azure over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 37 79
Rank change year-on-year +19 +42 +118
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7,280 4,907 2,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.89% 6.49% 3.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 39.81% 31.25% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5,918 4,251 2,528
London median annual salary £66,600 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.56% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £56,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.00%

Microsoft 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 18,287 15,701 11,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 27.37% 20.77% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 14,768 13,028 10,123
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £34,841 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Microsoft Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Azure in London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Azure in London

Microsoft Azure
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Azure in London

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 +7 1,553 £65,000 +8.33% 323
West London -6 217 £55,000 +6.80% 175
South London +8 166 £52,500 +5.00% 34
East London +28 112 £60,000 +9.09% 55
North London -3 31 £55,000 +15.79% 25
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Azure.

1 3,710 (50.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2,931 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2,722 (37.39%) Microsoft
4 2,394 (32.88%) C#
5 2,339 (32.13%) SQL
6 2,290 (31.46%) .NET
7 2,070 (28.43%) DevOps
8 2,020 (27.75%) SQL Server
9 1,870 (25.69%) Finance
10 1,762 (24.20%) Windows
11 1,562 (21.46%) JavaScript
12 1,292 (17.75%) Python
13 1,229 (16.88%) Docker
14 1,180 (16.21%) Active Directory
15 1,167 (16.03%) Linux
16 1,121 (15.40%) AngularJS
17 1,112 (15.27%) Microservices
18 1,089 (14.96%) MVC
19 1,088 (14.95%) Office 365
20 1,073 (14.74%) Google Cloud Platform
21 1,027 (14.11%) Google
22 1,019 (14.00%) Java
23 1,013 (13.91%) ASP.NET
24 1,004 (13.79%) HTML
25 979 (13.45%) CSS
26 963 (13.23%) Ansible
27 961 (13.20%) PowerShell
28 960 (13.19%) Git (software)
29 917 (12.60%) Scrum
30 885 (12.16%) TDD

Microsoft 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
1 487 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 418 (5.74%) MS Exchange
3 313 (4.30%) Elasticsearch
4 247 (3.39%) Apache Spark
5 220 (3.02%) IIS
6 189 (2.60%) Confluence
7 185 (2.54%) CMS
8 152 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 138 (1.90%) Tomcat
10 130 (1.79%) OpenStack
11 122 (1.68%) Skype for Business
12 121 (1.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 118 (1.62%) Apache
14 105 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 92 (1.26%) WebSphere
16 81 (1.11%) EPiServer
17 78 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
18 72 (0.99%) WebLogic
19 71 (0.98%) Ethereum
20 59 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 271 (3.72%) Microsoft Office
2 84 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.11%) SPSS
8 7 (0.096%) Chatbot
9 3 (0.041%) Maya
10 2 (0.027%) HipChat
10 2 (0.027%) Stata
11 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 228 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.91%) Distributed Ledger
3 51 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 35 (0.48%) Eloqua
5 32 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
7 20 (0.27%) SDL Web 8
8 16 (0.22%) Magento
8 16 (0.22%) Relativity
9 12 (0.16%) Concordance
10 8 (0.11%) Markit EDM
10 8 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
11 7 (0.096%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.096%) SAP ERP
11 7 (0.096%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.069%) NetSuite
13 4 (0.055%) RiskWrite
14 2 (0.027%) Oracle Retail
14 2 (0.027%) Shopify
14 2 (0.027%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3,710 (50.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1,088 (14.95%) Office 365
3 1,073 (14.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 742 (10.19%) PaaS
5 549 (7.54%) SaaS
6 417 (5.73%) IaaS
7 305 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
8 297 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
9 235 (3.23%) GitHub
10 215 (2.95%) Serverless
11 199 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 193 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
13 170 (2.34%) OpenShift
14 167 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
15 158 (2.17%) IBM Cloud
16 122 (1.68%) Amazon S3
17 104 (1.43%) npm
18 87 (1.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 87 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
19 67 (0.92%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 665 (9.13%) Firewall
2 393 (5.40%) DNS
3 261 (3.59%) SAN
4 243 (3.34%) VPN
5 217 (2.98%) WAN
6 216 (2.97%) DHCP
7 204 (2.80%) LAN
8 203 (2.79%) Internet
9 174 (2.39%) TCP/IP
10 130 (1.79%) Skype
11 121 (1.66%) Unified Communications
12 114 (1.57%) HTTP
13 112 (1.54%) Network Security
14 90 (1.24%) VLAN
15 85 (1.17%) Wireless
16 81 (1.11%) SSL
17 65 (0.89%) VoIP
18 62 (0.85%) MPLS
19 50 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
20 46 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,020 (27.75%) SQL Server
2 753 (10.34%) NoSQL
3 551 (7.57%) Big Data
4 520 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 509 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 451 (6.20%) Power BI
7 449 (6.17%) MongoDB
8 381 (5.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 355 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 322 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 318 (4.37%) Hadoop
12 313 (4.30%) Relational Database
13 279 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
14 253 (3.48%) Data Lake
15 251 (3.45%) MySQL
16 215 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
17 203 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
18 163 (2.24%) Cosmos DB
19 160 (2.20%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 157 (2.16%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 960 (13.19%) Git (software)
2 747 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 572 (7.86%) TeamCity
4 515 (7.07%) Octopus Deploy
5 472 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 436 (5.99%) JIRA
7 403 (5.54%) Visual Studio
8 365 (5.01%) Visual Studio Team System
9 284 (3.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 239 (3.28%) Selenium
11 195 (2.68%) Maven
12 167 (2.29%) Subversion
13 130 (1.79%) Mocha
14 104 (1.43%) gulp
15 97 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
15 97 (1.33%) Protractor
16 96 (1.32%) Gradle
17 91 (1.25%) Bitbucket
18 83 (1.14%) NUnit
19 81 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 1,870 (25.69%) Finance
2 535 (7.35%) Banking
3 398 (5.47%) Retail
4 279 (3.83%) Marketing
5 221 (3.04%) Law
6 186 (2.55%) Advertising
7 162 (2.23%) Games
8 160 (2.20%) Telecoms
9 149 (2.05%) Legal
10 99 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 73 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 48 (0.66%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.62%) Back Office
14 40 (0.55%) Automotive
14 40 (0.55%) Front Office
15 38 (0.52%) Publishing
16 35 (0.48%) Retail Finance
17 25 (0.34%) Electronics
18 21 (0.29%) Military
19 17 (0.23%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,241 (30.78%) Developer
2 1,203 (16.52%) Architect
3 1,049 (14.41%) .NET Developer
4 700 (9.62%) C# Developer
5 629 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
6 504 (6.92%) Senior Developer
7 475 (6.52%) Consultant
8 467 (6.41%) Cloud Architect
9 460 (6.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 434 (5.96%) Solutions Architect
11 380 (5.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 338 (4.64%) Azure Architect
13 303 (4.16%) Azure Developer
14 279 (3.83%) Analyst
15 256 (3.52%) Azure Engineer
16 232 (3.19%) Cloud Engineer
17 212 (2.91%) SQL Developer
18 208 (2.86%) ASP.NET Developer
19 205 (2.82%) AWS Architect
19 205 (2.82%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,290 (31.46%) .NET
2 1,121 (15.40%) AngularJS
3 1,013 (13.91%) ASP.NET
4 1,004 (13.79%) HTML
5 979 (13.45%) CSS
6 860 (11.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 782 (10.74%) Web Services
8 661 (9.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 656 (9.01%) React
10 563 (7.73%) .NET Core
11 470 (6.46%) .NET Framework
12 451 (6.20%) RESTful
13 433 (5.95%) REST
14 431 (5.92%) jQuery
15 399 (5.48%) Node.js
16 393 (5.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 370 (5.08%) HTML5
18 299 (4.11%) Entity Framework
19 275 (3.78%) CSS3
20 255 (3.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 606 (8.32%) Fintech
2 519 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 515 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 484 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
5 452 (6.21%) Data Centre
6 424 (5.82%) Public Cloud
7 257 (3.53%) User Experience
8 242 (3.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 236 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
10 214 (2.94%) Hedge funds
11 198 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
12 172 (2.36%) Cloud Native
13 153 (2.10%) Private Cloud
14 140 (1.92%) Mobile App
15 130 (1.79%) Management Information System
16 127 (1.74%) Clustering
17 97 (1.33%) Data Structures
18 94 (1.29%) N-Tier
19 88 (1.21%) Replication
20 75 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,762 (24.20%) Windows
2 1,167 (16.03%) Linux
3 753 (10.34%) Windows Server
4 347 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 304 (4.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 266 (3.65%) Unix
7 215 (2.95%) Windows 10
8 139 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 118 (1.62%) CentOS
10 114 (1.57%) Android
11 112 (1.54%) Windows 7
12 92 (1.26%) Ubuntu
13 90 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 69 (0.95%) VMS
15 47 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 36 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 33 (0.45%) Solaris
19 32 (0.44%) Mac OS
20 26 (0.36%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,931 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
2 2,070 (28.43%) DevOps
3 1,112 (15.27%) Microservices
4 1,089 (14.96%) MVC
5 917 (12.60%) Scrum
6 885 (12.16%) TDD
7 835 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
8 819 (11.25%) Continuous Integration
9 744 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 698 (9.59%) Problem-Solving
11 689 (9.46%) Analytics
12 575 (7.90%) Migration
13 517 (7.10%) Test Automation
14 509 (6.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 485 (6.66%) Configuration Management
16 479 (6.58%) Mentoring
17 460 (6.32%) BDD
18 425 (5.84%) SDLC
19 404 (5.55%) ITIL
20 397 (5.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,394 (32.88%) C#
2 2,339 (32.13%) SQL
3 1,562 (21.46%) JavaScript
4 1,292 (17.75%) Python
5 1,019 (14.00%) Java
6 961 (13.20%) PowerShell
7 571 (7.84%) T-SQL
8 370 (5.08%) Ruby
9 322 (4.42%) Bash Shell
10 208 (2.86%) Go
10 208 (2.86%) Perl
11 193 (2.65%) Scala
12 170 (2.34%) R
13 163 (2.24%) TypeScript
14 153 (2.10%) C
15 143 (1.96%) C++
16 134 (1.84%) PHP
17 121 (1.66%) ES6
18 111 (1.52%) Shell Script
19 101 (1.39%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 824 (11.32%) Degree
2 313 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 288 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 156 (2.14%) MCSE
5 125 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (1.44%) Security Cleared
7 89 (1.22%) AWS Certification
8 87 (1.20%) CISSP
8 87 (1.20%) MCSA
9 75 (1.03%) CCNA
10 74 (1.02%) SC Cleared
11 71 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 67 (0.92%) Master's Degree
13 54 (0.74%) SAFe Agilist
14 51 (0.70%) CCNP
15 48 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
16 47 (0.65%) MCP
17 38 (0.52%) PhD
18 34 (0.47%) MCITP
19 27 (0.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (4.57%) QA
2 83 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 83 (1.14%) SLA
3 76 (1.04%) GDPR
4 64 (0.88%) Data Quality
5 41 (0.56%) PCI DSS
6 32 (0.44%) PMO
7 22 (0.30%) COBIT
8 16 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.22%) SAS 70
9 11 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.041%) MiFID
12 3 (0.041%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.041%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.027%) ISAE 3402
14 1 (0.014%) Actionable Recommendations
14 1 (0.014%) FedRAMP
14 1 (0.014%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1,229 (16.88%) Docker
2 1,180 (16.21%) Active Directory
3 556 (7.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 403 (5.54%) Hyper-V
5 210 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
6 122 (1.68%) XenApp
7 86 (1.18%) vSphere
8 79 (1.09%) XenDesktop
9 67 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
10 39 (0.54%) Virtual Desktop
11 36 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
12 31 (0.43%) VirtualBox
13 27 (0.37%) VMware NSX
14 21 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (0.27%) Terminal Services
16 19 (0.26%) XenServer
17 15 (0.21%) HDFS
17 15 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 15 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
18 14 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 963 (13.23%) Ansible
2 864 (11.87%) Kubernetes
3 762 (10.47%) Puppet
4 677 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 534 (7.34%) Terraform
6 203 (2.79%) Salt
7 201 (2.76%) SCCM
8 129 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
9 112 (1.54%) SCOM
10 97 (1.33%) Nagios
11 85 (1.17%) Prometheus
12 78 (1.07%) Consul
13 72 (0.99%) Automic
14 71 (0.98%) Graphite
15 70 (0.96%) Packer
16 69 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
17 66 (0.91%) Kibana
18 62 (0.85%) Grafana
18 62 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
19 46 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,722 (37.39%) Microsoft
2 1,027 (14.11%) Google
3 862 (11.84%) VMware
4 366 (5.03%) Citrix
5 335 (4.60%) Oracle
6 292 (4.01%) Cisco
7 283 (3.89%) Red Hat
8 219 (3.01%) IBM
9 176 (2.42%) Tableau
10 162 (2.23%) HP
11 151 (2.07%) SAP
12 144 (1.98%) Splunk
13 118 (1.62%) NetApp
14 89 (1.22%) EMC
15 87 (1.20%) New Relic
16 81 (1.11%) Nintex
16 81 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
17 79 (1.09%) Atlassian
18 78 (1.07%) Dell
19 77 (1.06%) Sitecore