Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Engineer
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 119 231
Rank change year-on-year -109 +112 +111
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 97 104 101
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.90% 2.24% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 2.35% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 81 97 90
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £38,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -14.29%
75th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £61,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +10.91% -8.33% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 10,003 4,425 10,862
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.07% 95.26% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7,442 3,645 9,116
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,607 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings that featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the Midlands

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Engineer in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the Midlands

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the Midlands

Azure Engineer
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 November 2021. 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
West Midlands -110 77 £62,500 +21.95% 44
East Midlands -62 20 £60,000 +26.32% 10
Azure Engineer
England

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, Azure Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 97 (100.00%) Azure
2 65 (67.01%) DevOps
3 41 (42.27%) Kubernetes
4 38 (39.18%) Terraform
5 37 (38.14%) Docker
6 36 (37.11%) PowerShell
7 31 (31.96%) Linux
8 30 (30.93%) Windows
9 25 (25.77%) SQL
10 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (21.65%) Python
12 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
13 18 (18.56%) AWS
13 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
14 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
14 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
15 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
15 15 (15.46%) IaaS
15 15 (15.46%) Ansible
15 15 (15.46%) Social Skills
16 14 (14.43%) Infrastructure as Code
16 14 (14.43%) C#
16 14 (14.43%) VMware
17 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (13.40%) ARM Templates
18 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 12 (12.37%) Prometheus
18 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
18 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
18 12 (12.37%) Grafana

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.03%) IIS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 97 (100.00%) Azure
2 18 (18.56%) AWS
3 15 (15.46%) IaaS
4 11 (11.34%) Microsoft 365
5 10 (10.31%) PaaS
6 9 (9.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 9 (9.28%) Azure Synapse Analytics
7 8 (8.25%) Power Platform
8 7 (7.22%) Pulumi
9 6 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (6.19%) Azure Data Factory
9 6 (6.19%) OpenShift
9 6 (6.19%) SaaS
10 4 (4.12%) Azure Stack
11 3 (3.09%) Cohesity
11 3 (3.09%) GitHub
12 2 (2.06%) Azure Pipelines
12 2 (2.06%) GCP
12 2 (2.06%) OneDrive
12 2 (2.06%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.19%) Network Security
2 4 (4.12%) Firewall
2 4 (4.12%) SAN
3 3 (3.09%) DNS
3 3 (3.09%) LAN
3 3 (3.09%) NAS
3 3 (3.09%) VPN
3 3 (3.09%) WAN
4 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.03%) BGP
5 1 (1.03%) DHCP
5 1 (1.03%) IPsec
5 1 (1.03%) IPv4
5 1 (1.03%) MPLS
5 1 (1.03%) OSPF
5 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.03%) SSL
5 1 (1.03%) VLAN
5 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.40%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (10.31%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (9.28%) Data Lake
5 8 (8.25%) MongoDB
5 8 (8.25%) Power BI
6 7 (7.22%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 6 (6.19%) HDInsight
7 6 (6.19%) OLAP
7 6 (6.19%) OLTP
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (1.03%) Event Store
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.03%) MySQL
10 1 (1.03%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.03%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (11.34%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.31%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (7.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (6.19%) TeamCity
5 5 (5.15%) GitLab
6 4 (4.12%) Postman
6 4 (4.12%) Selenium
6 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
6 4 (4.12%) Vagrant
7 3 (3.09%) Hudson
8 2 (2.06%) JIRA
9 1 (1.03%) Gradle
9 1 (1.03%) Maven
General
1 15 (15.46%) Social Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Law
2 7 (7.22%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.12%) Documentation Skills
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
5 3 (3.09%) Public Sector
6 2 (2.06%) Billing
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.40%) ARM Templates
2 6 (6.19%) .NET
3 5 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (5.15%) REST
4 4 (4.12%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.09%) Node.js
6 1 (1.03%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.03%) Django
6 1 (1.03%) Express
6 1 (1.03%) JSON
6 1 (1.03%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (1.03%) React
6 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Public Cloud
2 4 (4.12%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (4.12%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.09%) Replication
3 3 (3.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.03%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.03%) Clustering
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (31.96%) Linux
2 30 (30.93%) Windows
3 18 (18.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2016
5 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.06%) SUSE
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.03%) CentOS
9 1 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.01%) DevOps
2 24 (24.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.43%) Infrastructure as Code
4 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
4 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.28%) Microservices
7 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.25%) Software Engineering
8 7 (7.22%) Configuration Management
8 7 (7.22%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.22%) E-Commerce
8 7 (7.22%) ITIL
8 7 (7.22%) Open Source
8 7 (7.22%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 6 (6.19%) Data Engineering
9 6 (6.19%) Migration
10 5 (5.15%) Data Protection
10 5 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.15%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) PowerShell
2 25 (25.77%) SQL
3 21 (21.65%) Python
4 14 (14.43%) C#
5 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
6 11 (11.34%) Go
7 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.25%) PHP
9 5 (5.15%) Java
9 5 (5.15%) Ruby
10 2 (2.06%) C
10 2 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.03%) C++
11 1 (1.03%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.03%) Groovy
11 1 (1.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.06%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) NIST
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (38.14%) Docker
2 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
3 11 (11.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (42.27%) Kubernetes
2 38 (39.18%) Terraform
3 15 (15.46%) Ansible
4 12 (12.37%) Grafana
4 12 (12.37%) Prometheus
5 7 (7.22%) Consul
5 7 (7.22%) Packer
5 7 (7.22%) SCCM
6 5 (5.15%) Rancher
7 4 (4.12%) Graphite
7 4 (4.12%) Opsview
8 3 (3.09%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (3.09%) Istio
8 3 (3.09%) Nagios
8 3 (3.09%) SCOrch
9 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (2.06%) WSUS
10 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (1.03%) Puppet
10 1 (1.03%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.43%) VMware
3 10 (10.31%) Databricks
3 10 (10.31%) Oracle
4 7 (7.22%) New Relic
5 6 (6.19%) Cisco
5 6 (6.19%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.15%) SAP
7 4 (4.12%) Dell
8 3 (3.09%) Citrix
8 3 (3.09%) Isilon
9 2 (2.06%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.06%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.03%) Cognos
10 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.03%) Google
10 1 (1.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.03%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.03%) Sybase