Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 71 179
Rank change year-on-year +43 +108 +68
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5,195 2,851 1,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 7.43% 4.08% 1.95%
As % of the Cloud Services category 33.25% 26.04% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,492 2,504 1,465
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 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -4.76%

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 15,626 10,947 9,857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.36% 15.68% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 13,182 9,411 8,432
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +41 1,196 £60,000 - 223
West London +48 270 £55,000 +15.79% 93
South London +32 140 £55,000 -14.06% 11
East London +34 54 £55,000 +25.00% 31
North London +28 44 £42,500 -15.00% 6
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 2,454 (47.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2,155 (41.48%) Microsoft
3 1,787 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
4 1,656 (31.88%) .NET
5 1,632 (31.41%) C#
6 1,467 (28.24%) SQL
7 1,400 (26.95%) SQL Server
8 1,339 (25.77%) Windows
9 1,272 (24.49%) DevOps
10 1,155 (22.23%) Finance
11 1,049 (20.19%) JavaScript
12 1,004 (19.33%) Office 365
13 819 (15.77%) Active Directory
14 815 (15.69%) VMware
15 808 (15.55%) Linux
16 807 (15.53%) ASP.NET
17 787 (15.15%) MVC
18 780 (15.01%) HTML
19 776 (14.94%) PowerShell
20 738 (14.21%) TDD
21 725 (13.96%) Python
22 702 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
23 679 (13.07%) AngularJS
24 671 (12.92%) Docker
25 668 (12.86%) Windows Server
26 661 (12.72%) CSS
27 594 (11.43%) Java
28 590 (11.36%) Git (software)
29 580 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
30 570 (10.97%) 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
1 386 (7.43%) SharePoint
2 248 (4.77%) IIS
3 218 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 187 (3.60%) Apache Spark
5 185 (3.56%) OpenStack
6 156 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
7 144 (2.77%) Skype for Business
8 134 (2.58%) Apache
9 128 (2.46%) CMS
9 128 (2.46%) Confluence
10 106 (2.04%) Umbraco
11 94 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
12 91 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
13 90 (1.73%) Tomcat
14 66 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
15 60 (1.15%) nginx
16 58 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
17 53 (1.02%) EPiServer
18 52 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
19 41 (0.79%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 165 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 9 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.077%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.058%) SPSS
9 2 (0.038%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.038%) Stata
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.019%) HipChat
10 1 (0.019%) InVision
10 1 (0.019%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 120 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
4 24 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
5 11 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 8 (0.15%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.15%) NetSuite
6 8 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.13%) Workday HCM
8 5 (0.096%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.096%) OpenText MBPM
8 5 (0.096%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.096%) R3 Corda
9 4 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
10 3 (0.058%) Magento
10 3 (0.058%) Remedy ITSM
11 2 (0.038%) SAP ERP
12 1 (0.019%) Endur
12 1 (0.019%) Summit
12 1 (0.019%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2,454 (47.24%) Amazon AWS
2 1,004 (19.33%) Office 365
3 525 (10.11%) PaaS
4 524 (10.09%) IaaS
5 404 (7.78%) SaaS
6 296 (5.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 245 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
8 231 (4.45%) Azure Active Directory
9 125 (2.41%) GitHub
10 116 (2.23%) Azure Data Factory
11 92 (1.77%) OneDrive
12 74 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
12 74 (1.42%) Serverless
13 64 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 64 (1.23%) Azure Machine Learning
14 56 (1.08%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 53 (1.02%) npm
15 53 (1.02%) OpenShift
16 51 (0.98%) Amazon S3
17 48 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 424 (8.16%) Firewall
2 252 (4.85%) DNS
3 243 (4.68%) WAN
4 231 (4.45%) VPN
5 220 (4.23%) SAN
6 176 (3.39%) LAN
7 155 (2.98%) DHCP
8 135 (2.60%) Skype
9 128 (2.46%) TCP/IP
10 113 (2.18%) Internet
11 82 (1.58%) VoIP
12 79 (1.52%) NAS
13 75 (1.44%) Network Security
14 67 (1.29%) VLAN
15 59 (1.14%) Unified Communications
16 57 (1.10%) MPLS
16 57 (1.10%) Wireless
17 53 (1.02%) HTTP
18 43 (0.83%) OSPF
19 42 (0.81%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,400 (26.95%) SQL Server
2 467 (8.99%) NoSQL
3 407 (7.83%) Big Data
4 386 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 361 (6.95%) MongoDB
6 345 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
7 308 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 300 (5.77%) Power BI
9 287 (5.52%) MySQL
10 254 (4.89%) Hadoop
11 236 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 224 (4.31%) Azure SQL Database
13 165 (3.18%) Redis
14 146 (2.81%) Relational Database
15 141 (2.71%) Data Lake
16 125 (2.41%) SQL Server 2016
17 116 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
18 102 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
19 91 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
20 85 (1.64%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 590 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 445 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 344 (6.62%) Visual Studio
4 333 (6.41%) TeamCity
5 276 (5.31%) Octopus Deploy
6 262 (5.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 239 (4.60%) JIRA
8 235 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 119 (2.29%) Maven
10 118 (2.27%) Selenium
11 111 (2.14%) Subversion
12 104 (2.00%) Bitbucket
13 99 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
14 86 (1.66%) NUnit
15 83 (1.60%) Hudson
16 61 (1.17%) Travis CI
17 54 (1.04%) Mocha
18 51 (0.98%) gulp
19 44 (0.85%) Artifactory
19 44 (0.85%) webpack
General
1 1,155 (22.23%) Finance
2 302 (5.81%) Banking
3 287 (5.52%) Retail
4 162 (3.12%) Marketing
5 159 (3.06%) Law
6 130 (2.50%) Advertising
7 104 (2.00%) Legal
7 104 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 81 (1.56%) Games
9 70 (1.35%) Financial Institution
10 51 (0.98%) Publishing
11 38 (0.73%) Billing
12 33 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 22 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.35%) Back Office
15 15 (0.29%) Retail Finance
16 12 (0.23%) Front Office
17 11 (0.21%) Electronics
17 11 (0.21%) French Language
18 9 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,523 (29.32%) Developer
2 757 (14.57%) Architect
3 636 (12.24%) .NET Developer
4 526 (10.13%) C# Developer
5 435 (8.37%) DevOps Engineer
6 423 (8.14%) Consultant
7 342 (6.58%) C# .NET Developer
8 333 (6.41%) Senior Developer
9 277 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 248 (4.77%) Cloud Architect
11 239 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
12 234 (4.50%) Azure Engineer
13 218 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
14 205 (3.95%) Full Stack Developer
15 202 (3.89%) Azure Architect
16 198 (3.81%) Analyst
17 166 (3.20%) Software Engineer
18 160 (3.08%) Azure Developer
19 147 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
20 137 (2.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,656 (31.88%) .NET
2 807 (15.53%) ASP.NET
3 780 (15.01%) HTML
4 679 (13.07%) AngularJS
5 661 (12.72%) CSS
6 534 (10.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 531 (10.22%) Web Services
8 461 (8.87%) ASP.NET MVC
9 423 (8.14%) Node.js
10 382 (7.35%) HTML5
11 346 (6.66%) React
12 339 (6.53%) jQuery
13 335 (6.45%) REST
14 330 (6.35%) .NET Framework
15 301 (5.79%) RESTful
16 234 (4.50%) CSS3
17 220 (4.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 213 (4.10%) WCF
19 209 (4.02%) Entity Framework
20 141 (2.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 345 (6.64%) Data Centre
2 320 (6.16%) Public Cloud
3 307 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 290 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
5 287 (5.52%) Fintech
6 258 (4.97%) Greenfield Project
7 225 (4.33%) User Experience
8 177 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
9 129 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 117 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 106 (2.04%) Private Cloud
12 100 (1.92%) Mobile App
13 71 (1.37%) Clustering
14 69 (1.33%) Replication
15 55 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
16 48 (0.92%) Algorithms
17 46 (0.89%) Cloud Native
18 39 (0.75%) Virtual Team
19 34 (0.65%) W3C
20 33 (0.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1,339 (25.77%) Windows
2 808 (15.55%) Linux
3 668 (12.86%) Windows Server
4 271 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 200 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 173 (3.33%) Unix
7 161 (3.10%) Windows 10
8 147 (2.83%) Android
9 133 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 122 (2.35%) Windows 7
11 116 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 89 (1.71%) CentOS
13 85 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 45 (0.87%) Windows 8
15 42 (0.81%) VMS
16 40 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
17 33 (0.64%) Mac OS
18 27 (0.52%) Mac OS X
19 25 (0.48%) Solaris
20 16 (0.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,787 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 1,272 (24.49%) DevOps
3 787 (15.15%) MVC
4 738 (14.21%) TDD
5 702 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
6 580 (11.16%) Business Intelligence
7 570 (10.97%) Analytics
8 566 (10.90%) Microservices
9 537 (10.34%) Scrum
10 505 (9.72%) Migration
11 453 (8.72%) Software Engineering
12 351 (6.76%) ITIL
13 337 (6.49%) Presales
14 332 (6.39%) Configuration Management
15 320 (6.16%) Test Automation
16 309 (5.95%) E-Commerce
17 300 (5.77%) Open Source
18 279 (5.37%) Project Management
19 264 (5.08%) CRM
20 254 (4.89%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,632 (31.41%) C#
2 1,467 (28.24%) SQL
3 1,049 (20.19%) JavaScript
4 776 (14.94%) PowerShell
5 725 (13.96%) Python
6 594 (11.43%) Java
7 315 (6.06%) Bash Shell
8 285 (5.49%) Ruby
9 273 (5.26%) T-SQL
10 180 (3.46%) Perl
11 134 (2.58%) Scala
12 131 (2.52%) R
13 97 (1.87%) Go
14 91 (1.75%) TypeScript
15 77 (1.48%) ES6
15 77 (1.48%) Shell Script
16 75 (1.44%) C++
17 73 (1.41%) PHP
18 66 (1.27%) VB.NET
19 52 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 526 (10.13%) Degree
2 310 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 184 (3.54%) MCSE
4 135 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
5 102 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 95 (1.83%) MCSA
7 87 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 83 (1.60%) CISSP
9 82 (1.58%) CCNA
10 61 (1.17%) CCNP
11 60 (1.15%) CISM
12 53 (1.02%) Security Cleared
13 46 (0.89%) MCP
14 43 (0.83%) CCIE
14 43 (0.83%) GIAC
15 42 (0.81%) CISA
16 36 (0.69%) PMI Certification
17 35 (0.67%) Master's Degree
17 35 (0.67%) SC Cleared
18 34 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (3.60%) QA
2 90 (1.73%) SLA
3 87 (1.67%) GDPR
4 82 (1.58%) GCP
5 42 (0.81%) Data Quality
6 39 (0.75%) PCI DSS
7 38 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 14 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 12 (0.23%) COBIT
10 8 (0.15%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.12%) PMO
12 5 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.058%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.038%) MiFID
14 2 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.019%) FATCA
15 1 (0.019%) ISO 9001
15 1 (0.019%) Val IT
15 1 (0.019%) WAI
15 1 (0.019%) WCAG
System Software
1 819 (15.77%) Active Directory
2 671 (12.92%) Docker
3 472 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 325 (6.26%) Hyper-V
5 107 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 106 (2.04%) vSphere
7 87 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
8 84 (1.62%) XenApp
9 49 (0.94%) XenDesktop
10 46 (0.89%) VMware NSX
11 34 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
12 28 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 21 (0.40%) Terminal Services
15 20 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
16 18 (0.35%) HDFS
17 15 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.23%) Varnish
19 11 (0.21%) Apache Flume
19 11 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 537 (10.34%) Puppet
2 536 (10.32%) Ansible
3 508 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
4 300 (5.77%) Kubernetes
5 206 (3.97%) SCCM
6 199 (3.83%) Terraform
7 123 (2.37%) SCOM
8 106 (2.04%) Nagios
9 85 (1.64%) Salt
10 73 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 54 (1.04%) vRealize
12 46 (0.89%) Mesos
13 43 (0.83%) Icinga
14 38 (0.73%) Docker Swarm
15 35 (0.67%) Kibana
16 34 (0.65%) SCVMM
17 33 (0.64%) vCenter Server
18 32 (0.62%) WSUS
19 31 (0.60%) logstash
20 29 (0.56%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,155 (41.48%) Microsoft
2 815 (15.69%) VMware
3 529 (10.18%) Google
4 394 (7.58%) Cisco
5 328 (6.31%) Citrix
6 269 (5.18%) Oracle
7 169 (3.25%) Tableau
8 162 (3.12%) HP
9 160 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 132 (2.54%) IBM
11 103 (1.98%) Sitecore
12 100 (1.92%) Splunk
13 93 (1.79%) Dell
14 84 (1.62%) Atlassian
15 70 (1.35%) SAP
16 65 (1.25%) EMC
17 64 (1.23%) Juniper
18 63 (1.21%) NetApp
19 60 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
20 52 (1.00%) SaltStack