Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure (formerly Windows Azure)
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 73 190
Rank change year-on-year +41 +117 +77
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Azure 5177 2969 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 6.97% 3.99% 1.81%
As % of the Cloud Services category 32.48% 25.65% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4516 2593 1382
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 £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £53,167 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +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 15940 11575 9754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.47% 15.57% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13328 9973 8355
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.77%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +49 1124 £60,000 - 111
West London +49 306 £52,500 +12.90% 26
South London +27 155 £50,000 -13.04% 6
North London +35 54 £47,500 -7.32% 3
East London +34 52 £55,000 -6.38% 16
Microsoft Azure
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, 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 2484 (47.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2202 (42.53%) Microsoft
3 1751 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1594 (30.79%) .NET
5 1550 (29.94%) C#
6 1418 (27.39%) SQL
7 1385 (26.75%) SQL Server
8 1368 (26.42%) Windows
9 1228 (23.72%) DevOps
10 1173 (22.66%) Finance
11 1035 (19.99%) Office 365
12 1011 (19.53%) JavaScript
13 888 (17.15%) Active Directory
14 861 (16.63%) VMware
15 831 (16.05%) Linux
16 805 (15.55%) PowerShell
17 761 (14.70%) MVC
18 756 (14.60%) ASP.NET
19 740 (14.29%) HTML
20 732 (14.14%) TDD
21 704 (13.60%) Windows Server
22 695 (13.42%) Python
23 662 (12.79%) AngularJS
24 654 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
25 652 (12.59%) CSS
26 639 (12.34%) Docker
27 637 (12.30%) Java
28 582 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
29 568 (10.97%) Puppet
30 567 (10.95%) IaaS

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
1 382 (7.38%) SharePoint
2 285 (5.51%) IIS
3 251 (4.85%) MS Exchange
4 199 (3.84%) Apache Spark
5 196 (3.79%) OpenStack
6 167 (3.23%) Skype for Business
7 154 (2.97%) Apache
8 150 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
9 144 (2.78%) Confluence
10 118 (2.28%) CMS
11 113 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
12 100 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
12 100 (1.93%) Tomcat
13 81 (1.56%) Umbraco
14 72 (1.39%) nginx
15 63 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
16 57 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
17 50 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
17 50 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
18 46 (0.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 166 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.27%) SPSS
5 11 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 8 (0.15%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.019%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.019%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.019%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 111 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 49 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
3 28 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.21%) Workday HCM
5 10 (0.19%) Eloqua
6 8 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
7 7 (0.14%) R3 Corda
8 6 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.077%) BusinessWorks
9 4 (0.077%) OpenText MBPM
10 3 (0.058%) Magento
10 3 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.039%) HFM
11 2 (0.039%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 2 (0.039%) Infor M3
11 2 (0.039%) Markit EDM
11 2 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
11 2 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
12 1 (0.019%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2484 (47.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1035 (19.99%) Office 365
3 567 (10.95%) IaaS
4 560 (10.82%) PaaS
5 409 (7.90%) SaaS
6 287 (5.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 240 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 216 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
9 126 (2.43%) GitHub
10 88 (1.70%) Azure Data Factory
11 75 (1.45%) Azure Machine Learning
12 67 (1.29%) OneDrive
13 65 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
14 55 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
15 54 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
16 50 (0.97%) OpenShift
17 49 (0.95%) IBM Cloud
18 47 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 44 (0.85%) npm
20 42 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 440 (8.50%) Firewall
2 269 (5.20%) DNS
3 263 (5.08%) VPN
4 255 (4.93%) WAN
5 238 (4.60%) SAN
6 180 (3.48%) LAN
7 162 (3.13%) DHCP
8 157 (3.03%) Skype
9 146 (2.82%) TCP/IP
10 120 (2.32%) Internet
11 88 (1.70%) VLAN
12 86 (1.66%) NAS
13 82 (1.58%) VoIP
14 71 (1.37%) Network Security
15 68 (1.31%) Unified Communications
15 68 (1.31%) Wireless
16 67 (1.29%) MPLS
17 62 (1.20%) HTTP
18 56 (1.08%) BGP
18 56 (1.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1385 (26.75%) SQL Server
2 491 (9.48%) NoSQL
3 401 (7.75%) Big Data
4 371 (7.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 351 (6.78%) Data Warehouse
6 342 (6.61%) MongoDB
7 299 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 295 (5.70%) MySQL
9 285 (5.51%) Power BI
10 281 (5.43%) Hadoop
11 236 (4.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 198 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
13 173 (3.34%) Redis
14 147 (2.84%) SQL Server 2016
15 128 (2.47%) Relational Database
16 117 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
17 114 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
18 113 (2.18%) Data Lake
19 110 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
20 90 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 527 (10.18%) Git (software)
2 415 (8.02%) Jenkins
3 327 (6.32%) TeamCity
4 285 (5.51%) Visual Studio
5 277 (5.35%) Octopus Deploy
6 255 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 243 (4.69%) JIRA
8 225 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 109 (2.11%) Selenium
10 98 (1.89%) Maven
11 97 (1.87%) Subversion
12 90 (1.74%) Bitbucket
13 86 (1.66%) Hudson
14 72 (1.39%) NUnit
15 70 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
16 48 (0.93%) Travis CI
17 43 (0.83%) MSBuild
18 42 (0.81%) gulp
19 41 (0.79%) SpecFlow
19 41 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 1173 (22.66%) Finance
2 311 (6.01%) Banking
3 267 (5.16%) Retail
4 175 (3.38%) Law
5 170 (3.28%) Marketing
6 111 (2.14%) Advertising
7 105 (2.03%) Legal
8 97 (1.87%) Telecoms
9 71 (1.37%) Games
10 63 (1.22%) Financial Institution
11 57 (1.10%) Manufacturing
12 50 (0.97%) Publishing
13 48 (0.93%) Billing
14 43 (0.83%) Investment Banking
15 27 (0.52%) Electronics
16 21 (0.41%) Back Office
17 20 (0.39%) Front Office
18 15 (0.29%) Retail Finance
19 14 (0.27%) Spanish Language
20 13 (0.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1474 (28.47%) Developer
2 750 (14.49%) Architect
3 645 (12.46%) .NET Developer
4 501 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 429 (8.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 396 (7.65%) Consultant
7 354 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
8 334 (6.45%) Senior Developer
9 299 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 275 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
11 257 (4.96%) Azure Engineer
12 249 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
13 235 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
14 227 (4.38%) Analyst
15 205 (3.96%) Full Stack Developer
16 175 (3.38%) Azure Architect
17 157 (3.03%) Windows Engineer
18 154 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
19 147 (2.84%) SQL Developer
20 144 (2.78%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1594 (30.79%) .NET
2 756 (14.60%) ASP.NET
3 740 (14.29%) HTML
4 662 (12.79%) AngularJS
5 652 (12.59%) CSS
6 539 (10.41%) Web Services
7 516 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 427 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 394 (7.61%) Node.js
10 382 (7.38%) HTML5
11 337 (6.51%) React
12 323 (6.24%) jQuery
13 304 (5.87%) .NET Framework
14 294 (5.68%) REST
15 267 (5.16%) RESTful
16 236 (4.56%) CSS3
17 212 (4.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 209 (4.04%) Entity Framework
19 203 (3.92%) WCF
20 122 (2.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 351 (6.78%) Public Cloud
2 345 (6.66%) Data Centre
3 293 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 282 (5.45%) Fintech
5 276 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
6 247 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
7 205 (3.96%) User Experience
8 180 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
9 143 (2.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 102 (1.97%) Management Information System
11 101 (1.95%) Private Cloud
12 99 (1.91%) Mobile App
13 78 (1.51%) Clustering
14 76 (1.47%) Replication
15 58 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
16 53 (1.02%) Virtual Team
17 39 (0.75%) Blog
17 39 (0.75%) Cloud Native
17 39 (0.75%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1368 (26.42%) Windows
2 831 (16.05%) Linux
3 704 (13.60%) Windows Server
4 281 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 200 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 186 (3.59%) Unix
7 175 (3.38%) Windows 10
8 161 (3.11%) Android
9 139 (2.68%) Apple iOS
10 126 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 121 (2.34%) Windows 7
12 90 (1.74%) CentOS
13 89 (1.72%) Ubuntu
14 46 (0.89%) Windows 8
14 46 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
15 34 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 28 (0.54%) VMS
17 27 (0.52%) Mac OS X
18 26 (0.50%) Solaris
19 17 (0.33%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1751 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 1228 (23.72%) DevOps
3 761 (14.70%) MVC
4 732 (14.14%) TDD
5 654 (12.63%) Continuous Integration
6 582 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
7 546 (10.55%) Scrum
8 541 (10.45%) Analytics
9 540 (10.43%) Microservices
10 492 (9.50%) Migration
11 390 (7.53%) Software Engineering
12 383 (7.40%) ITIL
13 355 (6.86%) Configuration Management
14 340 (6.57%) Presales
15 311 (6.01%) Open Source
16 296 (5.72%) E-Commerce
17 293 (5.66%) Test Automation
18 268 (5.18%) Project Management
19 267 (5.16%) SOLID
20 265 (5.12%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1550 (29.94%) C#
2 1418 (27.39%) SQL
3 1011 (19.53%) JavaScript
4 805 (15.55%) PowerShell
5 695 (13.42%) Python
6 637 (12.30%) Java
7 311 (6.01%) Bash Shell
8 294 (5.68%) T-SQL
9 272 (5.25%) Ruby
10 174 (3.36%) Perl
11 130 (2.51%) Scala
12 126 (2.43%) R
13 113 (2.18%) Go
14 101 (1.95%) PHP
15 98 (1.89%) C++
16 89 (1.72%) TypeScript
17 88 (1.70%) Shell Script
18 79 (1.53%) C
19 72 (1.39%) ES6
20 59 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 497 (9.60%) Degree
2 292 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 174 (3.36%) MCSE
4 150 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 103 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 93 (1.80%) MCSA
7 91 (1.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 77 (1.49%) CCNP
9 75 (1.45%) CCNA
10 73 (1.41%) CISSP
11 56 (1.08%) Security Cleared
12 54 (1.04%) CCIE
13 49 (0.95%) CISM
14 40 (0.77%) MCP
15 39 (0.75%) SC Cleared
16 37 (0.71%) PhD
17 33 (0.64%) Master's Degree
17 33 (0.64%) MCITP
17 33 (0.64%) PMI Certification
18 31 (0.60%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 199 (3.84%) QA
2 97 (1.87%) SLA
3 81 (1.56%) GCP
4 65 (1.26%) GDPR
5 43 (0.83%) Data Quality
6 36 (0.70%) PCI DSS
7 34 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 17 (0.33%) COBIT
9 11 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.15%) PMO
11 6 (0.12%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.077%) PMBOK
13 3 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 2 (0.039%) Actionable Recommendations
14 2 (0.039%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 1 (0.019%) Disclosure Scotland
15 1 (0.019%) MiFID
15 1 (0.019%) NIST 800
15 1 (0.019%) Solvency II
System Software
1 888 (17.15%) Active Directory
2 639 (12.34%) Docker
3 489 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 325 (6.28%) Hyper-V
5 130 (2.51%) vSphere
6 107 (2.07%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (1.45%) XenApp
8 72 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
9 50 (0.97%) VMware NSX
10 46 (0.89%) XenDesktop
11 24 (0.46%) Terminal Services
12 23 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
12 23 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
13 21 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (0.37%) vCloud
15 16 (0.31%) BitLocker
15 16 (0.31%) Varnish
15 16 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (0.27%) HDFS
17 9 (0.17%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 568 (10.97%) Puppet
2 545 (10.53%) Ansible
3 531 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
4 289 (5.58%) Kubernetes
5 201 (3.88%) SCCM
6 184 (3.55%) Terraform
7 115 (2.22%) SCOM
8 110 (2.12%) Nagios
9 73 (1.41%) Salt
10 65 (1.26%) Microsoft Intune
11 64 (1.24%) vRealize
12 49 (0.95%) Mesos
13 47 (0.91%) Kibana
14 46 (0.89%) Icinga
14 46 (0.89%) WSUS
15 45 (0.87%) vCenter Server
16 40 (0.77%) logstash
17 27 (0.52%) Docker Swarm
18 26 (0.50%) Packer
19 24 (0.46%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2202 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 861 (16.63%) VMware
3 488 (9.43%) Google
4 416 (8.04%) Cisco
5 327 (6.32%) Citrix
6 291 (5.62%) Oracle
7 181 (3.50%) Tableau
8 179 (3.46%) Red Hat
9 165 (3.19%) HP
10 135 (2.61%) IBM
11 109 (2.11%) Splunk
12 99 (1.91%) Sitecore
13 90 (1.74%) Dell
14 89 (1.72%) Atlassian
15 86 (1.66%) Juniper
15 86 (1.66%) SAP
16 67 (1.29%) NetApp
17 61 (1.18%) Palo Alto
18 60 (1.16%) EMC
19 59 (1.14%) Salesforce.com