Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 28 75
Rank change year-on-year +12 +47 +109
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 7,388 5,231 2,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.71% 7.47% 4.09%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.53% 33.15% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,027 4,515 2,539
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%

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 17,788 15,780 11,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 28.20% 22.52% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14,312 13,309 9,634
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +4 1,441 £67,500 +12.50% 371
West London +3 235 £55,000 - 196
South London +1 159 £53,750 -2.27% 31
East London +23 70 £55,000 - 55
North London -2 26 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 3,733 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2,929 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2,716 (36.76%) Microsoft
4 2,356 (31.89%) SQL
5 2,334 (31.59%) C#
6 2,288 (30.97%) .NET
7 2,129 (28.82%) DevOps
8 2,010 (27.21%) SQL Server
9 1,872 (25.34%) Finance
10 1,801 (24.38%) Windows
11 1,480 (20.03%) JavaScript
12 1,453 (19.67%) Python
13 1,297 (17.56%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1,279 (17.31%) Docker
15 1,156 (15.65%) Active Directory
16 1,120 (15.16%) Linux
17 1,106 (14.97%) Java
18 1,096 (14.83%) AngularJS
19 1,089 (14.74%) Office 365
20 1,073 (14.52%) Google
21 1,033 (13.98%) Microservices
22 1,025 (13.87%) MVC
23 984 (13.32%) HTML
24 971 (13.14%) PowerShell
25 942 (12.75%) Ansible
25 942 (12.75%) ASP.NET
26 927 (12.55%) CSS
27 915 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
28 902 (12.21%) Git (software)
29 883 (11.95%) VMware

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
1 526 (7.12%) SharePoint
2 401 (5.43%) MS Exchange
3 313 (4.24%) Apache Spark
4 283 (3.83%) Elasticsearch
5 220 (2.98%) IIS
6 184 (2.49%) Confluence
7 134 (1.81%) CMS
8 132 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 121 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
10 116 (1.57%) Apache
11 112 (1.52%) Skype for Business
12 94 (1.27%) Tomcat
13 88 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
13 88 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
14 87 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 59 (0.80%) Apache Pig
16 53 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 51 (0.69%) Apache Solr
18 46 (0.62%) SAS
18 46 (0.62%) WebLogic
Applications
1 296 (4.01%) Microsoft Office
2 101 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 22 (0.30%) Photoshop
5 21 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.11%) SPSS
7 5 (0.068%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
9 3 (0.041%) Maya
10 2 (0.027%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.014%) HipChat
11 1 (0.014%) Stata
Business Applications
1 213 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
4 28 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 26 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.34%) Magento
7 19 (0.26%) Eloqua
7 19 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
8 9 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 8 (0.11%) Relativity
10 7 (0.095%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.068%) Shopify
12 4 (0.054%) Concordance
12 4 (0.054%) NetSuite
12 4 (0.054%) Orchard Housing
12 4 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
12 4 (0.054%) RiskWrite
12 4 (0.054%) SAP S/4HANA
13 3 (0.041%) Quorum
13 3 (0.041%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 3,733 (50.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1,297 (17.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1,089 (14.74%) Office 365
4 751 (10.17%) PaaS
5 566 (7.66%) SaaS
6 440 (5.96%) IaaS
7 329 (4.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 259 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
9 215 (2.91%) AWS CloudFormation
10 214 (2.90%) Serverless
11 212 (2.87%) Azure Data Factory
12 178 (2.41%) GitHub
13 141 (1.91%) OpenShift
14 130 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
15 123 (1.66%) IBM Cloud
16 99 (1.34%) Dynamics 365
17 96 (1.30%) Amazon S3
18 80 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
19 78 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
20 74 (1.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 730 (9.88%) Firewall
2 336 (4.55%) DNS
3 229 (3.10%) SAN
4 225 (3.05%) VPN
5 222 (3.00%) WAN
6 208 (2.82%) LAN
7 192 (2.60%) Internet
8 173 (2.34%) DHCP
9 170 (2.30%) TCP/IP
10 124 (1.68%) Skype
11 114 (1.54%) Network Security
12 110 (1.49%) Unified Communications
13 106 (1.43%) VLAN
14 99 (1.34%) HTTP
15 97 (1.31%) Wireless
16 86 (1.16%) VoIP
17 80 (1.08%) MPLS
18 64 (0.87%) SSL
19 53 (0.72%) Intranet
20 52 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,010 (27.21%) SQL Server
2 717 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 634 (8.58%) Big Data
4 584 (7.90%) Data Warehouse
5 537 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 504 (6.82%) Power BI
7 415 (5.62%) MongoDB
8 382 (5.17%) Hadoop
9 380 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 374 (5.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 344 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 309 (4.18%) SQL Server 2016
13 307 (4.16%) Relational Database
14 240 (3.25%) Data Lake
15 220 (2.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 201 (2.72%) MySQL
17 189 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
18 179 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
19 158 (2.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
20 157 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 902 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 779 (10.54%) Jenkins
3 493 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 458 (6.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 433 (5.86%) JIRA
6 393 (5.32%) Visual Studio Team System
7 384 (5.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 348 (4.71%) Visual Studio
9 248 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 226 (3.06%) Selenium
11 219 (2.96%) Maven
12 145 (1.96%) Subversion
13 135 (1.83%) Gradle
14 119 (1.61%) Ant
15 97 (1.31%) Travis CI
16 93 (1.26%) Cucumber
17 80 (1.08%) gulp
18 72 (0.97%) Vagrant
19 71 (0.96%) NUnit
20 65 (0.88%) Mocha
General
1 1,872 (25.34%) Finance
2 528 (7.15%) Banking
3 420 (5.68%) Retail
4 259 (3.51%) Marketing
5 228 (3.09%) Law
6 190 (2.57%) Telecoms
7 156 (2.11%) Games
8 140 (1.89%) Legal
9 125 (1.69%) Advertising
10 101 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 98 (1.33%) Financial Institution
12 66 (0.89%) Military
13 51 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 43 (0.58%) Front Office
15 40 (0.54%) Publishing
16 38 (0.51%) Retail Finance
17 36 (0.49%) Automotive
17 36 (0.49%) Electronics
18 24 (0.32%) Back Office
19 22 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,203 (29.82%) Developer
2 1,323 (17.91%) Architect
3 1,025 (13.87%) .NET Developer
4 686 (9.29%) C# Developer
5 650 (8.80%) DevOps Engineer
6 492 (6.66%) Cloud Architect
7 471 (6.38%) Senior Developer
8 461 (6.24%) Solutions Architect
9 457 (6.19%) C# .NET Developer
10 456 (6.17%) Consultant
11 410 (5.55%) Azure Architect
12 373 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 291 (3.94%) Analyst
14 272 (3.68%) Azure Developer
15 262 (3.55%) Cloud Engineer
16 247 (3.34%) SQL Developer
17 244 (3.30%) AWS Architect
17 244 (3.30%) Azure Engineer
18 217 (2.94%) Data Engineer
19 211 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,288 (30.97%) .NET
2 1,096 (14.83%) AngularJS
3 984 (13.32%) HTML
4 942 (12.75%) ASP.NET
5 927 (12.55%) CSS
6 812 (10.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 734 (9.94%) Web Services
8 668 (9.04%) React
9 612 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 580 (7.85%) .NET Core
11 421 (5.70%) .NET Framework
12 414 (5.60%) RESTful
13 377 (5.10%) REST
14 368 (4.98%) jQuery
15 351 (4.75%) Node.js
16 312 (4.22%) HTML5
17 308 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 284 (3.84%) Kafka
19 267 (3.61%) Entity Framework
20 241 (3.26%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 585 (7.92%) Fintech
2 530 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 501 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 489 (6.62%) Data Centre
5 408 (5.52%) Public Cloud
6 275 (3.72%) Hedge funds
7 262 (3.55%) User Experience
8 256 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
9 243 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
10 228 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
11 178 (2.41%) Cloud Native
12 162 (2.19%) Management Information System
13 156 (2.11%) Private Cloud
14 138 (1.87%) Mobile App
15 127 (1.72%) Clustering
16 114 (1.54%) Data Structures
17 85 (1.15%) Virtual Team
18 77 (1.04%) Replication
19 64 (0.87%) Algorithms
19 64 (0.87%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1,801 (24.38%) Windows
2 1,120 (15.16%) Linux
3 743 (10.06%) Windows Server
4 319 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 272 (3.68%) Unix
6 268 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 230 (3.11%) Windows 10
8 113 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 111 (1.50%) Android
10 106 (1.43%) Windows 7
11 89 (1.20%) Apple iOS
12 72 (0.97%) CentOS
13 70 (0.95%) Ubuntu
14 56 (0.76%) Windows 8
15 35 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
16 33 (0.45%) VMS
17 30 (0.41%) CoreOS
18 28 (0.38%) Mesosphere
19 27 (0.37%) Mac OS X
20 26 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,929 (39.65%) Agile Software Development
2 2,129 (28.82%) DevOps
3 1,033 (13.98%) Microservices
4 1,025 (13.87%) MVC
5 915 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
6 882 (11.94%) Scrum
7 761 (10.30%) Software Engineering
8 756 (10.23%) TDD
9 752 (10.18%) Analytics
10 704 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
11 586 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
12 576 (7.80%) Migration
13 546 (7.39%) Computer Science
14 532 (7.20%) Mentoring
15 498 (6.74%) Test Automation
16 484 (6.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 468 (6.33%) Machine Learning
18 455 (6.16%) SDLC
19 454 (6.15%) Configuration Management
20 451 (6.10%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2,356 (31.89%) SQL
2 2,334 (31.59%) C#
3 1,480 (20.03%) JavaScript
4 1,453 (19.67%) Python
5 1,106 (14.97%) Java
6 971 (13.14%) PowerShell
7 568 (7.69%) T-SQL
8 391 (5.29%) Bash Shell
9 375 (5.08%) Ruby
10 240 (3.25%) Scala
11 210 (2.84%) Perl
12 206 (2.79%) R
13 188 (2.54%) Go
14 184 (2.49%) TypeScript
15 146 (1.98%) C
16 142 (1.92%) PHP
17 127 (1.72%) C++
18 100 (1.35%) Java 8
19 89 (1.20%) Shell Script
20 82 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 811 (10.98%) Degree
2 336 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 300 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 176 (2.38%) MCSE
5 164 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 136 (1.84%) Security Cleared
7 109 (1.48%) MCSA
8 97 (1.31%) CISSP
9 95 (1.29%) SC Cleared
10 94 (1.27%) CCNA
11 90 (1.22%) AWS Certification
12 80 (1.08%) MCP
13 72 (0.97%) CCNP
14 56 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 47 (0.64%) Master's Degree
16 42 (0.57%) TOGAF Certification
17 41 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
18 40 (0.54%) MBA
19 38 (0.51%) PhD
20 31 (0.42%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (4.20%) QA
2 100 (1.35%) Data Quality
3 87 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 77 (1.04%) GDPR
5 69 (0.93%) SLA
6 55 (0.74%) PCI DSS
7 35 (0.47%) PMO
8 18 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 15 (0.20%) COBIT
10 15 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 15 (0.20%) SAS 70
11 10 (0.14%) MiFID
12 7 (0.095%) Solvency II
13 5 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.054%) FedRAMP
15 3 (0.041%) IFRS
15 3 (0.041%) SSAE 16
16 2 (0.027%) FISMA
16 2 (0.027%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1,279 (17.31%) Docker
2 1,156 (15.65%) Active Directory
3 636 (8.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 414 (5.60%) Hyper-V
5 145 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
6 130 (1.76%) vSphere
7 101 (1.37%) XenApp
8 65 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
9 62 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 53 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
11 38 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 31 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 24 (0.32%) HDFS
13 24 (0.32%) VirtualBox
14 20 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (0.26%) VMware NSX
16 18 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 17 (0.23%) Terminal Services
17 17 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
18 13 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 942 (12.75%) Ansible
2 879 (11.90%) Kubernetes
3 733 (9.92%) Puppet
4 631 (8.54%) Opscode Chef
5 548 (7.42%) Terraform
6 212 (2.87%) SCCM
7 150 (2.03%) Salt
8 111 (1.50%) Prometheus
9 94 (1.27%) Nagios
10 92 (1.25%) SCOM
11 83 (1.12%) Consul
12 78 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
13 77 (1.04%) Docker Swarm
14 76 (1.03%) Automic
14 76 (1.03%) Single Sign-On
15 73 (0.99%) Grafana
16 68 (0.92%) Graphite
17 64 (0.87%) Packer
18 57 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
19 55 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,716 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 1,073 (14.52%) Google
3 883 (11.95%) VMware
4 349 (4.72%) Oracle
5 340 (4.60%) Cisco
6 295 (3.99%) Citrix
7 221 (2.99%) Tableau
8 214 (2.90%) IBM
9 207 (2.80%) Red Hat
10 204 (2.76%) HP
11 185 (2.50%) SAP
12 159 (2.15%) Splunk
13 133 (1.80%) NetApp
14 120 (1.62%) EMC
15 104 (1.41%) Cloudera
16 103 (1.39%) Dell
17 102 (1.38%) Palo Alto
18 90 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
19 88 (1.19%) CheckPoint
20 78 (1.06%) New Relic