Period
to 17 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 54 107
Rank change year-on-year +31 +53 +87
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6,615 3,940 2,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 9.25% 5.39% 2.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 36.03% 28.03% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,389 3,345 2,095
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £94,250 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -0.99% +1.00%

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 18,360 14,058 11,707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.68% 19.24% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14,916 11,533 10,072
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,300 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 July 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 July 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 +22 1,495 £65,000 +4.00% 252
West London +20 261 £55,000 +8.37% 91
South London +8 120 £50,000 -16.67% 22
East London +30 90 £58,500 +17.00% 44
North London -2 21 £50,000 +5.26% 8
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 3,364 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2,562 (38.73%) Microsoft
3 2,391 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
4 2,104 (31.81%) SQL
5 1,991 (30.10%) C#
6 1,928 (29.15%) DevOps
7 1,884 (28.48%) .NET
8 1,732 (26.18%) SQL Server
9 1,684 (25.46%) Windows
10 1,547 (23.39%) Finance
11 1,321 (19.97%) JavaScript
12 1,213 (18.34%) Linux
13 1,143 (17.28%) Active Directory
14 1,132 (17.11%) Docker
15 1,030 (15.57%) Python
16 993 (15.01%) Office 365
17 979 (14.80%) VMware
18 972 (14.69%) Git (software)
19 969 (14.65%) MVC
20 939 (14.20%) AngularJS
21 929 (14.04%) TDD
22 912 (13.79%) Microservices
23 907 (13.71%) HTML
24 901 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
25 878 (13.27%) ASP.NET
26 875 (13.23%) PowerShell
27 847 (12.80%) Java
28 827 (12.50%) Ansible
29 826 (12.49%) CSS
30 816 (12.34%) Google

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
1 379 (5.73%) SharePoint
2 333 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 263 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
4 237 (3.58%) IIS
5 229 (3.46%) Apache Spark
6 210 (3.17%) CMS
7 146 (2.21%) OpenStack
8 140 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 138 (2.09%) Confluence
10 136 (2.06%) Apache
11 126 (1.90%) Skype for Business
12 120 (1.81%) Tomcat
13 116 (1.75%) Ethereum
14 99 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 95 (1.44%) EPiServer
16 90 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
17 72 (1.09%) WebSphere
18 66 (1.00%) nginx
19 63 (0.95%) Umbraco
20 55 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 206 (3.11%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (0.32%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 10 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 8 (0.12%) SPSS
8 6 (0.091%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.076%) Stata
10 4 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.060%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.060%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.045%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.015%) HipChat
12 1 (0.015%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 115 (1.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 93 (1.41%) Distributed Ledger
3 46 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
4 41 (0.62%) Eloqua
5 36 (0.54%) Markit EDM
6 20 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (0.24%) SDL Web 8
8 14 (0.21%) Magento
9 13 (0.20%) Concordance
9 13 (0.20%) Relativity
10 11 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
11 9 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.091%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (0.076%) NetSuite
14 4 (0.060%) Orchard Housing
15 2 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
15 2 (0.030%) PlanetPress Connect
15 2 (0.030%) Ringtail
16 1 (0.015%) Infor M3
16 1 (0.015%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3,364 (50.85%) Amazon AWS
2 993 (15.01%) Office 365
3 741 (11.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 594 (8.98%) PaaS
5 534 (8.07%) IaaS
6 437 (6.61%) SaaS
7 300 (4.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 292 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
9 265 (4.01%) GitHub
10 217 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
11 197 (2.98%) Azure Data Factory
12 175 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 165 (2.49%) Serverless
14 164 (2.48%) Amazon S3
15 127 (1.92%) npm
16 99 (1.50%) IBM Cloud
16 99 (1.50%) OpenShift
17 90 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 70 (1.06%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
19 68 (1.03%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 519 (7.85%) Firewall
2 418 (6.32%) DNS
3 278 (4.20%) VPN
4 273 (4.13%) SAN
5 239 (3.61%) DHCP
6 217 (3.28%) WAN
7 192 (2.90%) LAN
8 182 (2.75%) TCP/IP
9 140 (2.12%) Internet
10 133 (2.01%) HTTP
11 117 (1.77%) Skype
12 109 (1.65%) Network Security
13 73 (1.10%) NAS
14 68 (1.03%) NetScaler
15 67 (1.01%) VLAN
16 65 (0.98%) Cisco ASA
17 55 (0.83%) Unified Communications
18 53 (0.80%) VSAN
19 50 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
19 50 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,732 (26.18%) SQL Server
2 728 (11.01%) NoSQL
3 515 (7.79%) Big Data
4 468 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 450 (6.80%) MongoDB
6 407 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
7 369 (5.58%) Power BI
8 367 (5.55%) MySQL
9 349 (5.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 308 (4.66%) Azure SQL Database
10 308 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 285 (4.31%) Data Lake
12 249 (3.76%) Hadoop
13 226 (3.42%) Relational Database
14 225 (3.40%) Redis
15 221 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
16 201 (3.04%) Blockchain
17 177 (2.68%) SQL Server 2016
18 172 (2.60%) Cosmos DB
19 166 (2.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 972 (14.69%) Git (software)
2 692 (10.46%) Jenkins
3 541 (8.18%) TeamCity
4 440 (6.65%) Visual Studio
5 433 (6.55%) Octopus Deploy
6 432 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 325 (4.91%) JIRA
8 312 (4.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 224 (3.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 213 (3.22%) Selenium
11 175 (2.65%) Subversion
12 168 (2.54%) Maven
13 155 (2.34%) Mocha
14 112 (1.69%) gulp
15 110 (1.66%) NUnit
16 105 (1.59%) Vagrant
17 99 (1.50%) MSBuild
18 97 (1.47%) Bitbucket
19 82 (1.24%) Karma Test Runner
20 78 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 1,547 (23.39%) Finance
2 419 (6.33%) Banking
3 385 (5.82%) Retail
4 289 (4.37%) Marketing
5 265 (4.01%) Advertising
6 195 (2.95%) Telecoms
7 171 (2.59%) Law
8 134 (2.03%) Legal
9 120 (1.81%) Games
10 81 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 56 (0.85%) Investment Banking
12 51 (0.77%) Front Office
13 46 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 33 (0.50%) Back Office
15 31 (0.47%) Publishing
16 28 (0.42%) Billing
17 20 (0.30%) German Language
18 15 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.23%) Retail Banking
19 12 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,951 (29.49%) Developer
2 993 (15.01%) Architect
3 808 (12.21%) .NET Developer
4 646 (9.77%) Consultant
5 578 (8.74%) C# Developer
6 568 (8.59%) DevOps Engineer
7 425 (6.42%) Senior Developer
8 392 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 367 (5.55%) Cloud Architect
10 365 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 322 (4.87%) Solutions Architect
12 290 (4.38%) Azure Engineer
13 258 (3.90%) Azure Architect
14 248 (3.75%) Cloud Engineer
15 244 (3.69%) Analyst
16 225 (3.40%) Azure Developer
17 210 (3.17%) Software Engineer
18 190 (2.87%) Azure Consultant
19 181 (2.74%) Support Engineer
20 177 (2.68%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,884 (28.48%) .NET
2 939 (14.20%) AngularJS
3 907 (13.71%) HTML
4 878 (13.27%) ASP.NET
5 826 (12.49%) CSS
6 762 (11.52%) Web Services
7 616 (9.31%) ASP.NET Web API
8 566 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 458 (6.92%) RESTful
10 449 (6.79%) React
11 434 (6.56%) REST
12 405 (6.12%) Node.js
13 392 (5.93%) jQuery
14 358 (5.41%) .NET Framework
15 301 (4.55%) HTML5
16 300 (4.54%) .NET Core
17 282 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 264 (3.99%) WCF
19 245 (3.70%) CSS3
20 234 (3.54%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 397 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 396 (5.99%) Public Cloud
3 392 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
4 371 (5.61%) Fintech
5 369 (5.58%) Greenfield Project
6 359 (5.43%) Data Centre
7 243 (3.67%) User Experience
8 192 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 174 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
10 168 (2.54%) Private Cloud
11 133 (2.01%) Management Information System
12 125 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
13 114 (1.72%) Bitcoin
14 112 (1.69%) Cloud Native
15 110 (1.66%) Mobile App
16 107 (1.62%) Replication
17 104 (1.57%) Clustering
18 76 (1.15%) Algorithms
19 74 (1.12%) PKI
20 69 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,684 (25.46%) Windows
2 1,213 (18.34%) Linux
3 771 (11.66%) Windows Server
4 338 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 310 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 254 (3.84%) Unix
7 217 (3.28%) Windows 10
8 135 (2.04%) Windows 7
9 133 (2.01%) CentOS
10 116 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 108 (1.63%) VMS
12 102 (1.54%) Ubuntu
13 91 (1.38%) Android
14 63 (0.95%) Apple iOS
15 61 (0.92%) Mac OS
16 54 (0.82%) Windows 8
17 38 (0.57%) Mac OS X
18 29 (0.44%) CoreOS
19 23 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (0.24%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,391 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 1,928 (29.15%) DevOps
3 969 (14.65%) MVC
4 929 (14.04%) TDD
5 912 (13.79%) Microservices
6 901 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
7 703 (10.63%) Scrum
8 689 (10.42%) Analytics
9 683 (10.33%) Software Engineering
10 677 (10.23%) Business Intelligence
10 677 (10.23%) Problem-Solving
11 568 (8.59%) Migration
12 467 (7.06%) Configuration Management
13 414 (6.26%) BDD
14 389 (5.88%) Test Automation
15 380 (5.74%) Open Source
16 375 (5.67%) Presales
17 364 (5.50%) ITIL
18 360 (5.44%) Data Science
18 360 (5.44%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 2,104 (31.81%) SQL
2 1,991 (30.10%) C#
3 1,321 (19.97%) JavaScript
4 1,030 (15.57%) Python
5 875 (13.23%) PowerShell
6 847 (12.80%) Java
7 393 (5.94%) Ruby
8 385 (5.82%) T-SQL
9 327 (4.94%) Bash Shell
10 181 (2.74%) Perl
11 154 (2.33%) ES6
12 153 (2.31%) PHP
13 131 (1.98%) Go
14 124 (1.87%) C++
15 123 (1.86%) R
16 116 (1.75%) Scala
17 110 (1.66%) Solidity
18 102 (1.54%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 100 (1.51%) Java 8
20 97 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 711 (10.75%) Degree
2 326 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 206 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 186 (2.81%) MCSE
5 127 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
6 106 (1.60%) MCSA
7 84 (1.27%) Security Cleared
8 81 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 80 (1.21%) MCITP
10 75 (1.13%) AWS Certification
10 75 (1.13%) CCNA
11 61 (0.92%) CCNP
12 55 (0.83%) CCIE
13 54 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 52 (0.79%) CISSP
15 47 (0.71%) SAFe Agilist
16 45 (0.68%) SC Cleared
17 43 (0.65%) Master's Degree
18 41 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
19 37 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 294 (4.44%) QA
2 292 (4.41%) GCP
3 89 (1.35%) SLA
4 63 (0.95%) GDPR
5 62 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 51 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 38 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.24%) COBIT
9 8 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.11%) HIPAA
10 7 (0.11%) PMO
11 6 (0.091%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.045%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.045%) MiFID
13 2 (0.030%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.030%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.030%) WAI
13 2 (0.030%) WCAG
14 1 (0.015%) GMP
14 1 (0.015%) Val IT
System Software
1 1,143 (17.28%) Active Directory
2 1,132 (17.11%) Docker
3 598 (9.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 454 (6.86%) Hyper-V
5 244 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
6 149 (2.25%) XenApp
7 121 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 107 (1.62%) XenDesktop
9 83 (1.25%) vSphere
10 61 (0.92%) VMware NSX
11 34 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 32 (0.48%) VirtualBox
13 30 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
13 30 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 28 (0.42%) Apache Flume
15 27 (0.41%) XenServer
16 15 (0.23%) HDFS
16 15 (0.23%) VMware Server
16 15 (0.23%) Xen
17 14 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 827 (12.50%) Ansible
2 734 (11.10%) Puppet
3 701 (10.60%) Opscode Chef
4 694 (10.49%) Kubernetes
5 517 (7.82%) Terraform
6 201 (3.04%) SCCM
7 162 (2.45%) Salt
8 152 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
9 130 (1.97%) Nagios
10 112 (1.69%) SCOM
11 82 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
12 72 (1.09%) Microsoft Intune
13 64 (0.97%) Consul
14 52 (0.79%) Packer
15 49 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
16 48 (0.73%) Kibana
17 44 (0.67%) Rundeck
18 42 (0.63%) Backup Exec
19 41 (0.62%) Graphite
20 38 (0.57%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,562 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 979 (14.80%) VMware
3 816 (12.34%) Google
4 416 (6.29%) Citrix
5 340 (5.14%) Oracle
6 335 (5.06%) Cisco
7 207 (3.13%) Red Hat
8 201 (3.04%) Splunk
9 165 (2.49%) IBM
10 149 (2.25%) Tableau
11 139 (2.10%) HP
12 121 (1.83%) Sitecore
13 105 (1.59%) NetApp
14 98 (1.48%) Dell
15 96 (1.45%) Veeam
16 92 (1.39%) SAP
17 90 (1.36%) New Relic
18 89 (1.35%) EMC
19 78 (1.18%) Cloudera
20 73 (1.10%) Atlassian