Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 58 144
Rank change year-on-year +34 +86 +58
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 6,075 3,324 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 8.68% 4.85% 2.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 34.48% 27.49% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5,075 2,869 1,754
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 17,620 12,091 11,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 25.17% 17.62% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14,593 10,152 9,551
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +2.04%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +31 1,378 £62,500 - 200
West London +33 250 £55,000 +2.33% 92
South London +18 122 £55,000 -14.06% 9
East London +12 57 £55,000 +25.00% 34
North London +5 25 £42,500 -15.00% 7
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3,009 (49.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2,466 (40.59%) Microsoft
3 2,117 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1,819 (29.94%) SQL
5 1,800 (29.63%) C#
6 1,714 (28.21%) DevOps
7 1,695 (27.90%) .NET
8 1,538 (25.32%) SQL Server
9 1,535 (25.27%) Windows
10 1,328 (21.86%) Finance
11 1,136 (18.70%) JavaScript
12 1,034 (17.02%) Linux
13 980 (16.13%) Office 365
14 965 (15.88%) Docker
15 950 (15.64%) Python
16 932 (15.34%) Active Directory
17 913 (15.03%) VMware
18 876 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
19 871 (14.34%) Git (software)
20 870 (14.32%) MVC
21 867 (14.27%) TDD
22 847 (13.94%) HTML
23 834 (13.73%) ASP.NET
24 830 (13.66%) PowerShell
25 775 (12.76%) Java
26 750 (12.35%) Google
27 746 (12.28%) AngularJS
28 724 (11.92%) Microservices
29 717 (11.80%) CSS
30 705 (11.60%) Analytics

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
1 385 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 254 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 247 (4.07%) Apache Spark
4 207 (3.41%) IIS
5 192 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
6 174 (2.86%) CMS
7 170 (2.80%) OpenStack
8 123 (2.02%) Confluence
9 115 (1.89%) Umbraco
10 114 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 112 (1.84%) Apache
12 111 (1.83%) Skype for Business
13 109 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
14 88 (1.45%) Ethereum
15 84 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
16 82 (1.35%) EPiServer
17 76 (1.25%) nginx
18 68 (1.12%) Tomcat
19 67 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
20 47 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 182 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.23%) InfoPath
6 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 5 (0.082%) SPSS
9 4 (0.066%) Mathematica
9 4 (0.066%) Stata
10 2 (0.033%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.033%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.016%) InVision
11 1 (0.016%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 105 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (1.12%) Distributed Ledger
3 53 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 29 (0.48%) Markit EDM
5 25 (0.41%) Eloqua
6 16 (0.26%) Magento
7 15 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 8 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
10 7 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
11 6 (0.099%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
13 4 (0.066%) OpenText MBPM
13 4 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
14 3 (0.049%) BusinessWorks
14 3 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
14 3 (0.049%) Workday HCM
15 1 (0.016%) Endur
15 1 (0.016%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3,009 (49.53%) Amazon AWS
2 980 (16.13%) Office 365
3 621 (10.22%) IaaS
4 594 (9.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 586 (9.65%) PaaS
6 438 (7.21%) SaaS
7 296 (4.87%) Cloud Computing
8 272 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 204 (3.36%) GitHub
10 193 (3.18%) Azure Data Factory
11 164 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
12 136 (2.24%) Serverless
13 132 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
14 122 (2.01%) Amazon S3
15 98 (1.61%) OneDrive
16 91 (1.50%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
17 88 (1.45%) npm
18 80 (1.32%) OpenShift
19 68 (1.12%) Azure Machine Learning
20 62 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 444 (7.31%) Firewall
2 330 (5.43%) DNS
3 249 (4.10%) SAN
4 247 (4.07%) VPN
5 227 (3.74%) WAN
6 181 (2.98%) LAN
7 180 (2.96%) DHCP
8 154 (2.53%) TCP/IP
9 112 (1.84%) Internet
10 106 (1.74%) HTTP
11 103 (1.70%) Skype
12 95 (1.56%) Network Security
13 72 (1.19%) NAS
14 64 (1.05%) VLAN
15 61 (1.00%) VoIP
16 60 (0.99%) NetScaler
17 59 (0.97%) Wireless
18 54 (0.89%) VSAN
19 53 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
20 45 (0.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,538 (25.32%) SQL Server
2 595 (9.79%) NoSQL
3 525 (8.64%) Big Data
4 459 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 408 (6.72%) MongoDB
6 390 (6.42%) Data Warehouse
7 375 (6.17%) MySQL
8 359 (5.91%) Power BI
9 333 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 297 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 276 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 264 (4.35%) Hadoop
13 253 (4.16%) Data Lake
14 205 (3.37%) Redis
15 194 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
16 192 (3.16%) Relational Database
17 144 (2.37%) Cosmos DB
18 143 (2.35%) Blockchain
19 134 (2.21%) Apache Cassandra
20 123 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 871 (14.34%) Git (software)
2 654 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 457 (7.52%) TeamCity
4 455 (7.49%) Visual Studio
5 365 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 356 (5.86%) Octopus Deploy
7 310 (5.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 302 (4.97%) JIRA
9 187 (3.08%) Maven
10 178 (2.93%) Visual Studio Team System
11 176 (2.90%) Selenium
12 168 (2.77%) Subversion
13 135 (2.22%) NUnit
14 109 (1.79%) Mocha
15 100 (1.65%) Bitbucket
16 82 (1.35%) gulp
17 78 (1.28%) Vagrant
18 77 (1.27%) Gradle
19 76 (1.25%) Travis CI
20 71 (1.17%) Hudson
General
1 1,328 (21.86%) Finance
2 387 (6.37%) Retail
3 326 (5.37%) Banking
4 236 (3.88%) Marketing
5 218 (3.59%) Advertising
6 175 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 146 (2.40%) Law
8 112 (1.84%) Legal
9 90 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 77 (1.27%) Games
11 52 (0.86%) Publishing
12 38 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 35 (0.58%) Billing
14 25 (0.41%) Front Office
14 25 (0.41%) Investment Banking
15 21 (0.35%) German Language
16 17 (0.28%) Back Office
17 15 (0.25%) Retail Banking
18 13 (0.21%) Italian Language
19 11 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,750 (28.81%) Developer
2 912 (15.01%) Architect
3 662 (10.90%) Consultant
4 653 (10.75%) .NET Developer
5 557 (9.17%) C# Developer
6 534 (8.79%) DevOps Engineer
7 341 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 323 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 311 (5.12%) Cloud Architect
10 296 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 287 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
12 278 (4.58%) Azure Architect
13 240 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
14 220 (3.62%) Cloud Engineer
15 215 (3.54%) Analyst
16 214 (3.52%) Software Engineer
17 210 (3.46%) Azure Developer
18 190 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
19 187 (3.08%) Java Developer
20 177 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,695 (27.90%) .NET
2 847 (13.94%) HTML
3 834 (13.73%) ASP.NET
4 746 (12.28%) AngularJS
5 717 (11.80%) CSS
6 684 (11.26%) Web Services
7 498 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 498 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web API
8 427 (7.03%) RESTful
9 408 (6.72%) Node.js
10 400 (6.58%) REST
11 375 (6.17%) React
12 343 (5.65%) jQuery
13 328 (5.40%) HTML5
14 320 (5.27%) .NET Framework
15 272 (4.48%) WCF
16 217 (3.57%) CSS3
17 207 (3.41%) .NET Core
18 205 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 198 (3.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 383 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (5.83%) Computer Science
3 332 (5.47%) Public Cloud
4 330 (5.43%) Data Centre
5 298 (4.91%) Greenfield Project
6 283 (4.66%) Fintech
7 251 (4.13%) User Experience
8 195 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 159 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
9 159 (2.62%) Private Cloud
10 155 (2.55%) Management Information System
11 105 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 102 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 89 (1.47%) Replication
14 82 (1.35%) Cloud Native
15 79 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 78 (1.28%) Clustering
17 73 (1.20%) Bitcoin
18 59 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
19 57 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,535 (25.27%) Windows
2 1,034 (17.02%) Linux
3 680 (11.19%) Windows Server
4 289 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 260 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 223 (3.67%) Unix
7 186 (3.06%) Windows 10
8 143 (2.35%) Windows 7
9 109 (1.79%) Android
10 108 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 102 (1.68%) VMS
12 100 (1.65%) CentOS
13 89 (1.47%) Apple iOS
14 68 (1.12%) Ubuntu
15 59 (0.97%) Mac OS
16 48 (0.79%) Windows 8
17 32 (0.53%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 23 (0.38%) CoreOS
20 11 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,117 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
2 1,714 (28.21%) DevOps
3 876 (14.42%) Continuous Integration
4 870 (14.32%) MVC
5 867 (14.27%) TDD
6 724 (11.92%) Microservices
7 705 (11.60%) Analytics
8 639 (10.52%) Business Intelligence
9 633 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 600 (9.88%) Scrum
11 594 (9.78%) Migration
12 562 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
13 428 (7.05%) Presales
14 404 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 385 (6.34%) Test Automation
16 368 (6.06%) E-Commerce
17 367 (6.04%) ITIL
18 361 (5.94%) Open Source
19 323 (5.32%) SDLC
20 317 (5.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,819 (29.94%) SQL
2 1,800 (29.63%) C#
3 1,136 (18.70%) JavaScript
4 950 (15.64%) Python
5 830 (13.66%) PowerShell
6 775 (12.76%) Java
7 367 (6.04%) Ruby
8 364 (5.99%) Bash Shell
9 284 (4.67%) T-SQL
10 179 (2.95%) Perl
11 156 (2.57%) R
12 131 (2.16%) PHP
13 114 (1.88%) Scala
14 113 (1.86%) ES6
15 97 (1.60%) Go
16 93 (1.53%) Java 8
17 88 (1.45%) VB.NET
18 75 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 75 (1.23%) TypeScript
19 74 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 653 (10.75%) Degree
2 335 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 200 (3.29%) MCSE
4 140 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 120 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (1.68%) MCSA
7 97 (1.60%) Security Cleared
8 80 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 75 (1.23%) CCNA
10 74 (1.22%) CISSP
11 68 (1.12%) AWS Certification
12 67 (1.10%) MCITP
13 58 (0.95%) MCP
14 52 (0.86%) SC Cleared
15 49 (0.81%) CISM
16 47 (0.77%) CCIE
17 46 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
17 46 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
18 44 (0.72%) CCNP
18 44 (0.72%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 263 (4.33%) QA
2 210 (3.46%) GCP
3 95 (1.56%) SLA
4 81 (1.33%) GDPR
5 67 (1.10%) Data Quality
6 57 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.61%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.18%) PMO
10 10 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 8 (0.13%) COBIT
12 6 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 5 (0.082%) Actionable Recommendations
13 5 (0.082%) Solvency II
14 4 (0.066%) MiFID
15 2 (0.033%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 2 (0.033%) WAI
15 2 (0.033%) WCAG
16 1 (0.016%) GMP
System Software
1 965 (15.88%) Docker
2 932 (15.34%) Active Directory
3 581 (9.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 401 (6.60%) Hyper-V
5 183 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
6 131 (2.16%) XenApp
7 124 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
8 104 (1.71%) vSphere
9 85 (1.40%) XenDesktop
10 63 (1.04%) VMware NSX
11 49 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
12 44 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (0.43%) BitLocker
14 24 (0.40%) Apache Flume
15 23 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
16 22 (0.36%) HDFS
17 20 (0.33%) VirtualBox
18 16 (0.26%) VMware Server
19 15 (0.25%) Xen
20 14 (0.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 699 (11.51%) Ansible
2 667 (10.98%) Puppet
3 629 (10.35%) Opscode Chef
4 538 (8.86%) Kubernetes
5 400 (6.58%) Terraform
6 216 (3.56%) SCCM
7 131 (2.16%) SCOM
8 125 (2.06%) Nagios
9 111 (1.83%) Salt
10 100 (1.65%) Docker Swarm
11 90 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
12 57 (0.94%) Consul
13 49 (0.81%) Single Sign-On
14 47 (0.77%) SCVMM
15 45 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
16 44 (0.72%) Rundeck
16 44 (0.72%) vRealize
17 43 (0.71%) Packer
18 40 (0.66%) logstash
19 37 (0.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,466 (40.59%) Microsoft
2 913 (15.03%) VMware
3 750 (12.35%) Google
4 394 (6.49%) Citrix
5 351 (5.78%) Oracle
6 324 (5.33%) Cisco
7 178 (2.93%) Tableau
8 174 (2.86%) Splunk
9 155 (2.55%) HP
10 136 (2.24%) Red Hat
11 135 (2.22%) Sitecore
12 131 (2.16%) IBM
13 105 (1.73%) Dell
14 94 (1.55%) EMC
15 82 (1.35%) SAP
16 79 (1.30%) Veeam
17 78 (1.28%) NetApp
18 73 (1.20%) Cloudera
19 67 (1.10%) Atlassian
19 67 (1.10%) Informatica