Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 24 56
Rank change year-on-year +13 +32 +76
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7,565 6,245 3,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.02% 9.01% 5.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 40.81% 33.96% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,169 5,151 2,955
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £86,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 18,539 18,388 13,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 31.90% 26.53% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15,242 15,012 10,999
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 27 May 2019.

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 27 May 2019. 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 1,791 £70,000 +7.69% 196
West London +4 246 £55,000 - 48
South London +29 196 £52,500 +2.94% 22
East London +6 36 £60,000 +6.67% 22
North London +22 31 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 3,818 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2,914 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2,725 (36.02%) Microsoft
4 2,479 (32.77%) DevOps
5 2,360 (31.20%) SQL
6 2,127 (28.12%) .NET
7 2,063 (27.27%) C#
8 1,847 (24.42%) SQL Server
9 1,717 (22.70%) Finance
10 1,692 (22.37%) Windows
11 1,597 (21.11%) Python
12 1,440 (19.04%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1,405 (18.57%) JavaScript
14 1,344 (17.77%) Docker
15 1,199 (15.85%) Office 365
16 1,191 (15.74%) Java
17 1,043 (13.79%) Linux
18 1,007 (13.31%) Active Directory
19 993 (13.13%) AngularJS
19 993 (13.13%) PowerShell
20 956 (12.64%) Kubernetes
21 946 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
22 940 (12.43%) Google
23 926 (12.24%) Microservices
24 901 (11.91%) Scrum
25 850 (11.24%) MVC
26 848 (11.21%) Ansible
27 816 (10.79%) VMware
28 805 (10.64%) Analytics
29 790 (10.44%) HTML

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
1 616 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 375 (4.96%) Apache Spark
3 229 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
4 215 (2.84%) MS Exchange
5 172 (2.27%) Skype for Business
6 164 (2.17%) IIS
7 138 (1.82%) Confluence
8 137 (1.81%) Apache Pig
9 113 (1.49%) Apache
10 105 (1.39%) OpenStack
11 98 (1.30%) CMS
12 89 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
13 83 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
14 80 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
15 62 (0.82%) Apache Solr
16 55 (0.73%) SAS
17 39 (0.52%) Tomcat
18 35 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
19 33 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 29 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 313 (4.14%) Microsoft Office
2 127 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.30%) Chatbot
4 23 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.17%) SPSS
7 4 (0.053%) Notepad++
7 4 (0.053%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.040%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.040%) Sketch
9 1 (0.013%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.013%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.013%) ArchiCAD
9 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.013%) HipChat
9 1 (0.013%) MicroStation
9 1 (0.013%) Revit
9 1 (0.013%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 282 (3.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 53 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 34 (0.45%) Magento
4 29 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 26 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
6 18 (0.24%) Distributed Ledger
7 16 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.066%) Infor SunSystems
10 5 (0.066%) NetSuite
10 5 (0.066%) Q-Pulse
10 5 (0.066%) Sage CRM
10 5 (0.066%) SAP S/4HANA
11 4 (0.053%) Front Arena
11 4 (0.053%) Orchestrade
11 4 (0.053%) SAP ERP
11 4 (0.053%) Shopify
12 3 (0.040%) Fredhopper
12 3 (0.040%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 3,818 (50.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1,440 (19.04%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,199 (15.85%) Office 365
4 652 (8.62%) PaaS
5 640 (8.46%) Power Platform
6 515 (6.81%) IaaS
7 488 (6.45%) SaaS
8 365 (4.82%) Azure Active Directory
9 245 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
10 234 (3.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 210 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
12 199 (2.63%) Serverless
13 195 (2.58%) GitHub
14 162 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
15 100 (1.32%) OpenShift
16 84 (1.11%) IBM Cloud
17 82 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
17 82 (1.08%) OneDrive
18 80 (1.06%) Amazon S3
18 80 (1.06%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 553 (7.31%) Firewall
2 274 (3.62%) DNS
3 235 (3.11%) WAN
4 210 (2.78%) LAN
5 204 (2.70%) VPN
6 187 (2.47%) Skype
7 171 (2.26%) DHCP
8 161 (2.13%) SAN
9 136 (1.80%) Internet
10 121 (1.60%) TCP/IP
11 118 (1.56%) Network Security
12 92 (1.22%) VoIP
13 77 (1.02%) HTTP
14 74 (0.98%) MPLS
15 62 (0.82%) VLAN
16 51 (0.67%) Wireless
17 49 (0.65%) Unified Communications
18 46 (0.61%) Cisco ASA
19 45 (0.59%) SSL
20 38 (0.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,847 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 677 (8.95%) Data Warehouse
3 612 (8.09%) Big Data
3 612 (8.09%) Power BI
4 575 (7.60%) NoSQL
5 569 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 456 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 454 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 426 (5.63%) Hadoop
9 396 (5.23%) MongoDB
10 370 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
11 278 (3.67%) Relational Database
12 275 (3.64%) Data Lake
13 255 (3.37%) SQL Server 2016
14 205 (2.71%) MySQL
15 197 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
16 182 (2.41%) Apache Hive
17 168 (2.22%) HBase
18 157 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
19 154 (2.04%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 705 (9.32%) Jenkins
2 704 (9.31%) Git (software)
3 358 (4.73%) TeamCity
4 341 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
5 338 (4.47%) JIRA
6 302 (3.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 301 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
8 227 (3.00%) Visual Studio
9 221 (2.92%) Selenium
10 189 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 152 (2.01%) Maven
12 112 (1.48%) Travis CI
13 105 (1.39%) Cucumber
14 93 (1.23%) Gradle
14 93 (1.23%) Subversion
15 81 (1.07%) Ant
16 80 (1.06%) Bitbucket
16 80 (1.06%) WebDriver
17 67 (0.89%) GoCD
18 66 (0.87%) GitLab
General
1 1,717 (22.70%) Finance
2 405 (5.35%) Retail
3 400 (5.29%) Banking
4 259 (3.42%) Law
5 220 (2.91%) Marketing
6 170 (2.25%) Telecoms
7 156 (2.06%) Legal
8 134 (1.77%) Advertising
9 125 (1.65%) Games
10 100 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 78 (1.03%) Front Office
12 77 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 30 (0.40%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.37%) Back Office
15 24 (0.32%) Publishing
16 17 (0.22%) Electronics
16 17 (0.22%) Retail Banking
17 12 (0.16%) Billing
17 12 (0.16%) Retail Finance
18 11 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2,073 (27.40%) Developer
2 1,222 (16.15%) Architect
3 834 (11.02%) .NET Developer
4 698 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 571 (7.55%) Consultant
6 566 (7.48%) C# Developer
7 466 (6.16%) Solutions Architect
8 409 (5.41%) Senior Developer
9 408 (5.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 382 (5.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 377 (4.98%) Cloud Architect
12 366 (4.84%) Analyst
13 335 (4.43%) Cloud Engineer
14 313 (4.14%) Azure Engineer
15 306 (4.04%) Azure Developer
16 299 (3.95%) Azure Architect
17 254 (3.36%) AWS Engineer
18 253 (3.34%) SQL Developer
19 251 (3.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
20 247 (3.27%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,127 (28.12%) .NET
2 993 (13.13%) AngularJS
3 790 (10.44%) HTML
4 752 (9.94%) ASP.NET
5 731 (9.66%) CSS
6 703 (9.29%) Web Services
7 682 (9.02%) React
8 665 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 553 (7.31%) .NET Core
10 475 (6.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 439 (5.80%) .NET Framework
12 415 (5.49%) REST
13 387 (5.12%) Node.js
14 325 (4.30%) RESTful
15 319 (4.22%) Kafka
16 288 (3.81%) jQuery
17 249 (3.29%) Entity Framework
18 243 (3.21%) JSON
19 213 (2.82%) Spring
20 193 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 570 (7.53%) Fintech
2 445 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 420 (5.55%) Data Centre
4 415 (5.49%) Greenfield Project
5 406 (5.37%) Public Cloud
6 268 (3.54%) User Experience
7 242 (3.20%) Hybrid Cloud
8 226 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 214 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
10 198 (2.62%) Cloud Native
11 182 (2.41%) Management Information System
12 177 (2.34%) Hedge funds
13 123 (1.63%) Mobile App
14 106 (1.40%) Clustering
15 98 (1.30%) Replication
16 85 (1.12%) Blog
17 81 (1.07%) Data Structures
18 78 (1.03%) Private Cloud
19 75 (0.99%) Algorithms
20 58 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,692 (22.37%) Windows
2 1,043 (13.79%) Linux
3 736 (9.73%) Windows Server
4 287 (3.79%) Windows 10
5 267 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 262 (3.46%) Unix
7 211 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 81 (1.07%) Android
10 79 (1.04%) Apple iOS
11 63 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 45 (0.59%) Windows 8
13 38 (0.50%) Ubuntu
14 30 (0.40%) CoreOS
15 29 (0.38%) CentOS
16 28 (0.37%) Mesosphere
17 25 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 18 (0.24%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
20 10 (0.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,914 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2,479 (32.77%) DevOps
3 946 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 926 (12.24%) Microservices
5 901 (11.91%) Scrum
6 850 (11.24%) MVC
7 805 (10.64%) Analytics
8 766 (10.13%) Software Engineering
9 675 (8.92%) Continuous Integration
10 672 (8.88%) Migration
11 609 (8.05%) TDD
12 560 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
13 555 (7.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 550 (7.27%) SDLC
15 503 (6.65%) Test Automation
16 489 (6.46%) ETL
17 486 (6.42%) Machine Learning
18 479 (6.33%) Configuration Management
19 443 (5.86%) Computer Science
20 434 (5.74%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2,360 (31.20%) SQL
2 2,063 (27.27%) C#
3 1,597 (21.11%) Python
4 1,405 (18.57%) JavaScript
5 1,191 (15.74%) Java
6 993 (13.13%) PowerShell
7 544 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 467 (6.17%) Bash Shell
9 381 (5.04%) Ruby
10 348 (4.60%) Scala
11 213 (2.82%) R
12 212 (2.80%) TypeScript
13 162 (2.14%) Perl
14 136 (1.80%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 128 (1.69%) Go
16 123 (1.63%) PHP
17 121 (1.60%) C++
18 101 (1.34%) VBA
19 84 (1.11%) C
19 84 (1.11%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 711 (9.40%) Degree
2 335 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 224 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 171 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 171 (2.26%) MCSE
5 134 (1.77%) Security Cleared
6 124 (1.64%) CISSP
7 118 (1.56%) MCSA
8 96 (1.27%) CCNA
9 89 (1.18%) SC Cleared
10 86 (1.14%) CCNP
11 80 (1.06%) AWS Certification
12 51 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
12 51 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 47 (0.62%) CISM
14 40 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
14 40 (0.53%) Master's Degree
14 40 (0.53%) MCP
15 36 (0.48%) SANS
16 28 (0.37%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (4.30%) QA
2 115 (1.52%) GDPR
3 80 (1.06%) SLA
4 79 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 72 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 62 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.28%) PMO
8 18 (0.24%) COBIT
8 18 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 10 (0.13%) MiFID
11 9 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 6 (0.079%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.053%) FedRAMP
13 4 (0.053%) IFRS
14 3 (0.040%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.040%) ISO 22301
15 2 (0.026%) FISMA
15 2 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,344 (17.77%) Docker
2 1,007 (13.31%) Active Directory
3 550 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 379 (5.01%) Hyper-V
5 162 (2.14%) vSphere
6 103 (1.36%) XenApp
7 85 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 82 (1.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 75 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
10 61 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 53 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
12 34 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
13 33 (0.44%) HDFS
14 27 (0.36%) BitLocker
14 27 (0.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 25 (0.33%) Apache Flume
16 23 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
17 16 (0.21%) Firmware
17 16 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
18 12 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 956 (12.64%) Kubernetes
2 848 (11.21%) Ansible
3 688 (9.09%) Terraform
4 659 (8.71%) Puppet
5 571 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
6 268 (3.54%) SCCM
7 143 (1.89%) Salt
8 129 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 104 (1.37%) Nagios
10 100 (1.32%) Oozie
11 87 (1.15%) Grafana
12 85 (1.12%) Prometheus
13 71 (0.94%) Consul
14 69 (0.91%) Docker Swarm
15 58 (0.77%) Packer
16 56 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
17 54 (0.71%) Automic
17 54 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
18 47 (0.62%) SCOM
19 44 (0.58%) Graphite
Vendors
1 2,725 (36.02%) Microsoft
2 940 (12.43%) Google
3 816 (10.79%) VMware
4 356 (4.71%) Oracle
5 338 (4.47%) Cisco
6 248 (3.28%) Citrix
7 234 (3.09%) Tableau
8 196 (2.59%) IBM
9 188 (2.49%) Cloudera
10 173 (2.29%) HP
11 166 (2.19%) SAP
12 160 (2.12%) Databricks
13 147 (1.94%) Splunk
14 110 (1.45%) Dell
15 98 (1.30%) NetApp
16 93 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
16 93 (1.23%) SolarWinds
17 91 (1.20%) Red Hat
18 83 (1.10%) EMC
19 79 (1.04%) ServiceNow