Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 84 191
Rank change year-on-year +45 +107 +139
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 4604 2755 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.21% 3.58% 1.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 30.92% 24.15% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3975 2366 1335
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,200
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 14888 11407 9501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.09% 14.83% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 12268 9848 8053
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +7.29% +1.05%

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +56 878 £60,000 - 83
West London +53 298 £50,000 +5.26% 26
South London +7 119 £43,750 -14.63% 6
North London +38 45 £47,500 -13.64% 4
East London +13 31 £55,000 -18.52% 13
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Microsoft Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Microsoft Azure.

1 2257 (49.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2060 (44.74%) Microsoft
3 1543 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
4 1401 (30.43%) .NET
5 1367 (29.69%) SQL
6 1343 (29.17%) SQL Server
7 1332 (28.93%) C#
8 1282 (27.85%) Windows
9 1121 (24.35%) Finance
10 1065 (23.13%) DevOps
11 923 (20.05%) JavaScript
12 914 (19.85%) Office 365
13 848 (18.42%) Active Directory
14 810 (17.59%) VMware
15 800 (17.38%) Linux
16 752 (16.33%) PowerShell
17 679 (14.75%) TDD
18 671 (14.57%) MVC
19 646 (14.03%) Windows Server
20 645 (14.01%) Python
21 640 (13.90%) HTML
22 634 (13.77%) Java
23 624 (13.55%) ASP.NET
24 616 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
25 574 (12.47%) AngularJS
26 566 (12.29%) CSS
27 564 (12.25%) Docker
28 558 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
29 541 (11.75%) Scrum
30 532 (11.56%) Puppet

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
1 315 (6.84%) SharePoint
2 299 (6.49%) IIS
3 282 (6.13%) MS Exchange
4 186 (4.04%) Apache Spark
5 175 (3.80%) OpenStack
6 169 (3.67%) Skype for Business
7 161 (3.50%) Apache
8 149 (3.24%) Confluence
9 143 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
10 138 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 137 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2013
12 112 (2.43%) Tomcat
13 88 (1.91%) CMS
14 67 (1.46%) nginx
15 56 (1.22%) WebSphere
16 53 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
17 46 (1.00%) Apache Solr
17 46 (1.00%) Cloud Foundry
17 46 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
18 44 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 153 (3.32%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.30%) SPSS
6 12 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.087%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.022%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 81 (1.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
3 19 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 18 (0.39%) Eloqua
5 9 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.17%) Workday HCM
7 7 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.15%) R3 Corda
8 6 (0.13%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
10 4 (0.087%) HFM
10 4 (0.087%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 3 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
11 3 (0.065%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.065%) SAP HR
12 2 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
12 2 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
13 1 (0.022%) OpenText MBPM
13 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
13 1 (0.022%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2257 (49.02%) Amazon AWS
2 914 (19.85%) Office 365
3 497 (10.79%) PaaS
4 461 (10.01%) IaaS
5 333 (7.23%) SaaS
6 263 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
7 242 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 141 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
9 109 (2.37%) GitHub
10 86 (1.87%) Azure Machine Learning
11 59 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 59 (1.28%) IBM Cloud
12 55 (1.19%) Azure Data Factory
13 51 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
14 50 (1.09%) OneDrive
15 44 (0.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 39 (0.85%) npm
17 38 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
17 38 (0.83%) OpenShift
18 36 (0.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 425 (9.23%) Firewall
2 280 (6.08%) DNS
3 252 (5.47%) VPN
4 244 (5.30%) WAN
5 230 (5.00%) SAN
6 182 (3.95%) LAN
7 161 (3.50%) DHCP
8 153 (3.32%) TCP/IP
9 149 (3.24%) Skype
10 113 (2.45%) Internet
11 92 (2.00%) VLAN
12 86 (1.87%) VoIP
13 80 (1.74%) NAS
14 71 (1.54%) Wireless
15 70 (1.52%) HTTP
15 70 (1.52%) Network Security
16 66 (1.43%) MPLS
17 60 (1.30%) BGP
17 60 (1.30%) OSPF
18 58 (1.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1343 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 499 (10.84%) NoSQL
3 411 (8.93%) Big Data
4 353 (7.67%) Data Warehouse
5 349 (7.58%) MongoDB
6 338 (7.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 299 (6.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 278 (6.04%) Hadoop
9 265 (5.76%) MySQL
10 247 (5.36%) Power BI
11 227 (4.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 184 (4.00%) Redis
13 175 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
14 149 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
15 139 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 128 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
17 105 (2.28%) Relational Database
18 96 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
19 93 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
20 90 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 468 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 402 (8.73%) Jenkins
3 281 (6.10%) TeamCity
4 271 (5.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 257 (5.58%) JIRA
6 254 (5.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 244 (5.30%) Visual Studio
8 185 (4.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 104 (2.26%) Selenium
10 94 (2.04%) Subversion
11 85 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 71 (1.54%) Maven
13 64 (1.39%) Hudson
14 50 (1.09%) Vagrant
15 47 (1.02%) gulp
16 45 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
17 44 (0.96%) NUnit
17 44 (0.96%) SpecFlow
18 39 (0.85%) Mocha
18 39 (0.85%) MSBuild
General
1 1121 (24.35%) Finance
2 285 (6.19%) Banking
3 246 (5.34%) Retail
4 177 (3.84%) Marketing
5 126 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 115 (2.50%) Law
7 106 (2.30%) Legal
8 103 (2.24%) Advertising
9 76 (1.65%) Manufacturing
10 71 (1.54%) Games
11 56 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 53 (1.15%) Electronics
13 49 (1.06%) Investment Banking
14 34 (0.74%) Billing
15 27 (0.59%) Front Office
16 26 (0.56%) Publishing
17 25 (0.54%) Back Office
18 14 (0.30%) Retail Finance
18 14 (0.30%) Spanish Language
19 12 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1276 (27.72%) Developer
2 642 (13.94%) Architect
3 559 (12.14%) .NET Developer
4 432 (9.38%) C# Developer
5 372 (8.08%) DevOps Engineer
6 331 (7.19%) Consultant
7 323 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
8 299 (6.49%) Senior Developer
9 297 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 258 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
11 255 (5.54%) Azure Engineer
12 241 (5.23%) Cloud Architect
13 213 (4.63%) Analyst
14 196 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
15 186 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
16 158 (3.43%) SQL Developer
17 139 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
18 133 (2.89%) Windows Engineer
19 131 (2.85%) Azure Architect
19 131 (2.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1401 (30.43%) .NET
2 640 (13.90%) HTML
3 624 (13.55%) ASP.NET
4 574 (12.47%) AngularJS
5 566 (12.29%) CSS
6 467 (10.14%) Web Services
7 448 (9.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 339 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 320 (6.95%) Node.js
10 310 (6.73%) React
11 302 (6.56%) HTML5
12 269 (5.84%) jQuery
13 267 (5.80%) REST
14 258 (5.60%) .NET Framework
15 220 (4.78%) RESTful
16 217 (4.71%) Entity Framework
17 211 (4.58%) WCF
18 198 (4.30%) CSS3
19 170 (3.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 129 (2.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 314 (6.82%) Data Centre
2 293 (6.36%) Public Cloud
3 279 (6.06%) Computer Science
4 244 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
5 242 (5.26%) Fintech
6 196 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 172 (3.74%) User Experience
8 161 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
9 127 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 114 (2.48%) Mobile App
11 94 (2.04%) Private Cloud
12 93 (2.02%) Management Information System
13 71 (1.54%) Clustering
14 67 (1.46%) Replication
15 61 (1.32%) Virtual Team
16 50 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
17 39 (0.85%) Blog
18 38 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.83%) PKI
19 36 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1282 (27.85%) Windows
2 800 (17.38%) Linux
3 646 (14.03%) Windows Server
4 270 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 217 (4.71%) Unix
6 199 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (3.67%) Windows 10
8 150 (3.26%) Android
9 146 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 128 (2.78%) Windows 7
11 100 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 75 (1.63%) CentOS
13 72 (1.56%) Ubuntu
14 60 (1.30%) Windows 8
15 49 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (0.61%) Mac OS X
17 27 (0.59%) CoreOS
18 26 (0.56%) Solaris
19 21 (0.46%) Mac OS
19 21 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1543 (33.51%) Agile Software Development
2 1065 (23.13%) DevOps
3 679 (14.75%) TDD
4 671 (14.57%) MVC
5 616 (13.38%) Continuous Integration
6 558 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
7 541 (11.75%) Scrum
8 455 (9.88%) Analytics
9 445 (9.67%) Microservices
10 407 (8.84%) Migration
11 340 (7.38%) ITIL
12 337 (7.32%) Configuration Management
13 313 (6.80%) Software Engineering
14 273 (5.93%) Open Source
15 269 (5.84%) OO
16 264 (5.73%) Presales
17 262 (5.69%) SOLID
18 254 (5.52%) Continuous Delivery
19 253 (5.50%) BDD
19 253 (5.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1367 (29.69%) SQL
2 1332 (28.93%) C#
3 923 (20.05%) JavaScript
4 752 (16.33%) PowerShell
5 645 (14.01%) Python
6 634 (13.77%) Java
7 295 (6.41%) T-SQL
8 274 (5.95%) Bash Shell
9 235 (5.10%) Ruby
10 173 (3.76%) Perl
11 117 (2.54%) R
12 113 (2.45%) Scala
13 110 (2.39%) C++
14 106 (2.30%) Go
15 101 (2.19%) PHP
16 89 (1.93%) C
17 82 (1.78%) Shell Script
18 80 (1.74%) ES6
19 78 (1.69%) TypeScript
20 43 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 480 (10.43%) Degree
2 256 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 156 (3.39%) MCSE
4 154 (3.34%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
6 85 (1.85%) MCSA
7 81 (1.76%) CCNP
8 77 (1.67%) CISSP
8 77 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 75 (1.63%) CCNA
10 57 (1.24%) CCIE
11 38 (0.83%) Security Cleared
12 36 (0.78%) CISM
13 34 (0.74%) MCP
14 32 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
15 31 (0.67%) PhD
16 28 (0.61%) Master's Degree
16 28 (0.61%) MCITP
16 28 (0.61%) SC Cleared
17 26 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (3.82%) QA
2 74 (1.61%) SLA
3 59 (1.28%) GCP
4 45 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.91%) GDPR
6 37 (0.80%) PCI DSS
7 36 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (0.48%) COBIT
9 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.17%) PMO
11 7 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (0.087%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.065%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.022%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.022%) WAI
15 1 (0.022%) WCAG
System Software
1 848 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 564 (12.25%) Docker
3 458 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 312 (6.78%) Hyper-V
5 115 (2.50%) vSphere
6 93 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
7 62 (1.35%) XenApp
8 60 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
9 43 (0.93%) XenDesktop
10 38 (0.83%) VMware NSX
11 25 (0.54%) vCloud
12 24 (0.52%) Terminal Services
13 21 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
14 16 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 14 (0.30%) Varnish
16 13 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
17 10 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
17 10 (0.22%) XenServer
18 9 (0.20%) GPFS
18 9 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 532 (11.56%) Puppet
2 497 (10.79%) Ansible
3 485 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 251 (5.45%) Kubernetes
5 174 (3.78%) SCCM
6 145 (3.15%) Terraform
7 119 (2.58%) Nagios
8 93 (2.02%) SCOM
9 72 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
10 58 (1.26%) Salt
11 49 (1.06%) vRealize
12 48 (1.04%) Mesos
13 45 (0.98%) Kibana
14 42 (0.91%) vCenter Server
15 40 (0.87%) logstash
16 39 (0.85%) Icinga
17 38 (0.83%) WSUS
18 36 (0.78%) Graphite
19 28 (0.61%) Backup Exec
20 19 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2060 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 810 (17.59%) VMware
3 433 (9.40%) Cisco
4 397 (8.62%) Google
5 278 (6.04%) Citrix
5 278 (6.04%) Oracle
6 176 (3.82%) HP
6 176 (3.82%) Tableau
7 144 (3.13%) IBM
8 141 (3.06%) Red Hat
9 114 (2.48%) SAP
10 112 (2.43%) Splunk
11 97 (2.11%) Dell
12 92 (2.00%) Juniper
13 91 (1.98%) Atlassian
14 73 (1.59%) NetApp
15 72 (1.56%) Palo Alto
16 62 (1.35%) EMC
17 58 (1.26%) New Relic
18 57 (1.24%) SaltStack