Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 45 89
Rank change year-on-year +24 +44 +98
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7,007 4,497 2,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.19% 5.96% 3.43%
As % of the Cloud Services category 38.52% 30.05% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,690 3,875 2,318
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 18,189 14,964 11,620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 26.45% 19.84% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14,679 12,300 10,040
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% +6.32%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +13 1,520 £65,500 +9.17% 301
West London -2 235 £55,000 +10.00% 146
South London +20 144 £50,000 +5.26% 23
East London +37 106 £60,000 +9.09% 47
North London +3 34 £55,000 +15.79% 12
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 3,585 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 2,755 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2,572 (36.71%) Microsoft
4 2,362 (33.71%) C#
5 2,300 (32.82%) SQL
6 2,231 (31.84%) .NET
7 2,027 (28.93%) DevOps
8 1,952 (27.86%) SQL Server
9 1,775 (25.33%) Finance
10 1,718 (24.52%) Windows
11 1,554 (22.18%) JavaScript
12 1,195 (17.05%) Linux
13 1,194 (17.04%) Docker
14 1,150 (16.41%) Python
15 1,131 (16.14%) AngularJS
16 1,110 (15.84%) MVC
17 1,103 (15.74%) Microservices
18 1,102 (15.73%) Active Directory
19 1,032 (14.73%) ASP.NET
20 1,009 (14.40%) HTML
21 1,008 (14.39%) Office 365
22 970 (13.84%) Git (software)
22 970 (13.84%) CSS
23 945 (13.49%) TDD
24 928 (13.24%) Google
25 926 (13.22%) Ansible
26 913 (13.03%) VMware
27 911 (13.00%) Java
28 908 (12.96%) PowerShell
29 883 (12.60%) Google Cloud Platform

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
1 420 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 362 (5.17%) MS Exchange
3 307 (4.38%) Elasticsearch
4 238 (3.40%) Apache Spark
5 220 (3.14%) IIS
6 212 (3.03%) CMS
7 160 (2.28%) OpenStack
8 157 (2.24%) Confluence
9 140 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 139 (1.98%) Apache
11 132 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
12 114 (1.63%) Skype for Business
13 112 (1.60%) Cloud Foundry
13 112 (1.60%) EPiServer
14 99 (1.41%) Ethereum
15 95 (1.36%) WebSphere
16 84 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
17 79 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
18 65 (0.93%) WebLogic
19 47 (0.67%) nginx
Applications
1 239 (3.41%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 20 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 16 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.11%) SPSS
8 5 (0.071%) Chatbot
9 4 (0.057%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.043%) Maya
10 3 (0.043%) Stata
11 2 (0.029%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.014%) HipChat
12 1 (0.014%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.014%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 181 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 79 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 48 (0.69%) Eloqua
4 38 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 21 (0.30%) Relativity
6 20 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 19 (0.27%) Markit EDM
8 17 (0.24%) Concordance
8 17 (0.24%) Magento
9 16 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
10 15 (0.21%) SDL Web 8
11 9 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
12 6 (0.086%) NetSuite
12 6 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
13 4 (0.057%) SAP ERP
14 2 (0.029%) Payment Gateway
14 2 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
14 2 (0.029%) Ringtail
15 1 (0.014%) PlanetPress Connect
15 1 (0.014%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 3,585 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1,008 (14.39%) Office 365
3 883 (12.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 672 (9.59%) PaaS
5 477 (6.81%) SaaS
6 468 (6.68%) IaaS
7 301 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
8 277 (3.95%) Azure Active Directory
9 245 (3.50%) GitHub
10 197 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
11 186 (2.65%) Azure Data Factory
12 184 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
13 178 (2.54%) Serverless
14 165 (2.35%) IBM Cloud
15 144 (2.06%) Amazon S3
16 136 (1.94%) npm
16 136 (1.94%) OpenShift
17 85 (1.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 60 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
19 59 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 606 (8.65%) Firewall
2 418 (5.97%) DNS
3 264 (3.77%) VPN
4 244 (3.48%) SAN
5 242 (3.45%) DHCP
6 215 (3.07%) WAN
7 203 (2.90%) LAN
8 172 (2.45%) TCP/IP
9 162 (2.31%) Internet
10 122 (1.74%) HTTP
10 122 (1.74%) Skype
11 104 (1.48%) Network Security
12 96 (1.37%) Unified Communications
13 81 (1.16%) VLAN
14 79 (1.13%) SSL
15 73 (1.04%) Wireless
16 54 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
17 52 (0.74%) NAS
18 49 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
18 49 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,952 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 780 (11.13%) NoSQL
3 515 (7.35%) Big Data
4 495 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 467 (6.66%) Data Warehouse
6 462 (6.59%) MongoDB
7 421 (6.01%) Power BI
8 377 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 342 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 305 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 282 (4.02%) Relational Database
12 280 (4.00%) Hadoop
13 279 (3.98%) MySQL
14 271 (3.87%) Data Lake
15 245 (3.50%) SQL Server 2016
16 238 (3.40%) SQL Server 2012
17 213 (3.04%) PostgreSQL
18 199 (2.84%) Redis
19 184 (2.63%) Blockchain
20 171 (2.44%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 970 (13.84%) Git (software)
2 716 (10.22%) Jenkins
3 614 (8.76%) TeamCity
4 509 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 500 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 438 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 371 (5.29%) JIRA
8 321 (4.58%) Visual Studio Team System
9 288 (4.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 258 (3.68%) Selenium
11 183 (2.61%) Maven
12 173 (2.47%) Mocha
13 171 (2.44%) Subversion
14 124 (1.77%) gulp
15 112 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
15 112 (1.60%) Protractor
16 105 (1.50%) Vagrant
17 100 (1.43%) NUnit
18 95 (1.36%) Bower
18 95 (1.36%) Sinon.JS
General
1 1,775 (25.33%) Finance
2 509 (7.26%) Banking
3 394 (5.62%) Retail
4 297 (4.24%) Marketing
5 245 (3.50%) Advertising
6 177 (2.53%) Law
7 169 (2.41%) Games
8 165 (2.35%) Telecoms
9 126 (1.80%) Legal
10 87 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 79 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 55 (0.78%) Front Office
13 48 (0.69%) Back Office
13 48 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.49%) Automotive
15 32 (0.46%) Publishing
16 23 (0.33%) Retail Finance
17 15 (0.21%) Retail Banking
18 14 (0.20%) Electronics
19 13 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,245 (32.04%) Developer
2 1,086 (15.50%) Architect
3 1,016 (14.50%) .NET Developer
4 703 (10.03%) C# Developer
5 591 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
6 531 (7.58%) Consultant
7 498 (7.11%) Senior Developer
8 449 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 414 (5.91%) Cloud Architect
10 407 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 366 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
12 286 (4.08%) Azure Developer
13 277 (3.95%) Analyst
14 271 (3.87%) Azure Architect
15 268 (3.82%) Azure Engineer
16 236 (3.37%) Cloud Engineer
17 218 (3.11%) Full Stack Developer
18 199 (2.84%) SQL Developer
19 198 (2.83%) Senior .NET Developer
20 195 (2.78%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,231 (31.84%) .NET
2 1,131 (16.14%) AngularJS
3 1,032 (14.73%) ASP.NET
4 1,009 (14.40%) HTML
5 970 (13.84%) CSS
6 822 (11.73%) ASP.NET Web API
7 787 (11.23%) Web Services
8 667 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 609 (8.69%) React
10 490 (6.99%) .NET Core
11 468 (6.68%) RESTful
12 453 (6.46%) jQuery
13 451 (6.44%) REST
14 440 (6.28%) .NET Framework
15 431 (6.15%) Node.js
16 391 (5.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 365 (5.21%) HTML5
18 293 (4.18%) CSS3
19 286 (4.08%) WCF
20 285 (4.07%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 554 (7.91%) Fintech
2 485 (6.92%) Greenfield Project
3 457 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 451 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
5 379 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 369 (5.27%) Data Centre
7 249 (3.55%) User Experience
8 246 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
9 178 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
10 174 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 156 (2.23%) Cloud Native
12 153 (2.18%) Hedge funds
13 149 (2.13%) Private Cloud
14 136 (1.94%) Clustering
15 128 (1.83%) Mobile App
16 105 (1.50%) Management Information System
17 103 (1.47%) Replication
18 98 (1.40%) Bitcoin
19 85 (1.21%) N-Tier
20 72 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1,718 (24.52%) Windows
2 1,195 (17.05%) Linux
3 760 (10.85%) Windows Server
4 319 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (4.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 269 (3.84%) Unix
7 208 (2.97%) Windows 10
8 133 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 127 (1.81%) CentOS
10 122 (1.74%) Windows 7
11 106 (1.51%) Ubuntu
12 95 (1.36%) VMS
13 85 (1.21%) Android
14 56 (0.80%) Apple iOS
15 55 (0.78%) Windows 8
16 42 (0.60%) Mac OS
17 30 (0.43%) Mac OS X
17 30 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 27 (0.39%) CoreOS
19 21 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,755 (39.32%) Agile Software Development
2 2,027 (28.93%) DevOps
3 1,110 (15.84%) MVC
4 1,103 (15.74%) Microservices
5 945 (13.49%) TDD
6 867 (12.37%) Continuous Integration
7 838 (11.96%) Scrum
8 756 (10.79%) Business Intelligence
9 740 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
10 691 (9.86%) Analytics
11 657 (9.38%) Software Engineering
12 523 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 506 (7.22%) Migration
14 504 (7.19%) BDD
15 487 (6.95%) Configuration Management
16 484 (6.91%) Test Automation
17 414 (5.91%) Mentoring
18 389 (5.55%) SDLC
19 376 (5.37%) Open Source
20 368 (5.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2,362 (33.71%) C#
2 2,300 (32.82%) SQL
3 1,554 (22.18%) JavaScript
4 1,150 (16.41%) Python
5 911 (13.00%) Java
6 908 (12.96%) PowerShell
7 488 (6.96%) T-SQL
8 378 (5.39%) Ruby
9 322 (4.60%) Bash Shell
10 181 (2.58%) Go
11 179 (2.55%) Perl
12 159 (2.27%) Scala
13 154 (2.20%) PHP
14 149 (2.13%) ES6
15 145 (2.07%) C++
16 142 (2.03%) C
17 137 (1.96%) TypeScript
18 114 (1.63%) R
19 113 (1.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 112 (1.60%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 797 (11.37%) Degree
2 284 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 264 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 147 (2.10%) MCSE
5 105 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (1.30%) Security Cleared
7 88 (1.26%) MCSA
8 76 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 73 (1.04%) CISSP
10 72 (1.03%) AWS Certification
11 67 (0.96%) SAFe Agilist
12 66 (0.94%) CCNA
13 61 (0.87%) Master's Degree
14 59 (0.84%) SC Cleared
15 58 (0.83%) MCITP
16 47 (0.67%) CCNP
17 38 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
17 38 (0.54%) PhD
18 36 (0.51%) CCIE
19 30 (0.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 327 (4.67%) QA
2 84 (1.20%) SLA
3 63 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 61 (0.87%) GDPR
5 49 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 35 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.33%) COBIT
8 20 (0.29%) PMO
9 19 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 16 (0.23%) SAS 70
11 9 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.043%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.043%) Solvency II
14 2 (0.029%) ISAE 3402
14 2 (0.029%) MiFID
15 1 (0.014%) Actionable Recommendations
15 1 (0.014%) RMADS
15 1 (0.014%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1,194 (17.04%) Docker
2 1,102 (15.73%) Active Directory
3 543 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 445 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 236 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
6 114 (1.63%) XenApp
7 94 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 76 (1.08%) XenDesktop
9 75 (1.07%) vSphere
10 43 (0.61%) VMware NSX
11 37 (0.53%) VirtualBox
12 28 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
13 26 (0.37%) XenServer
14 21 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
16 19 (0.27%) Xen
17 17 (0.24%) Terminal Services
18 16 (0.23%) Apache Flume
19 14 (0.20%) vCloud
20 13 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 926 (13.22%) Ansible
2 825 (11.77%) Kubernetes
3 747 (10.66%) Puppet
4 703 (10.03%) Opscode Chef
5 511 (7.29%) Terraform
6 194 (2.77%) Salt
7 191 (2.73%) SCCM
8 155 (2.21%) Docker Swarm
9 109 (1.56%) SCOM
10 104 (1.48%) Nagios
11 76 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
12 73 (1.04%) Kibana
13 68 (0.97%) Consul
14 66 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
15 64 (0.91%) Automic
16 62 (0.88%) Packer
17 61 (0.87%) Prometheus
18 60 (0.86%) Graphite
19 57 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
20 49 (0.70%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2,572 (36.71%) Microsoft
2 928 (13.24%) Google
3 913 (13.03%) VMware
4 362 (5.17%) Citrix
5 322 (4.60%) Oracle
6 290 (4.14%) Cisco
7 274 (3.91%) Red Hat
8 215 (3.07%) IBM
9 174 (2.48%) Splunk
10 153 (2.18%) Tableau
11 129 (1.84%) SAP
12 125 (1.78%) HP
13 106 (1.51%) NetApp
14 102 (1.46%) Sitecore
15 84 (1.20%) New Relic
15 84 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
16 80 (1.14%) EMC
17 77 (1.10%) Veeam
18 74 (1.06%) Atlassian
19 73 (1.04%) Nintex