Azure Certification Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Azure Certification
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for Azure Certification qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 367 100 336
Rank change year-on-year -267 +236 +27
Permanent jobs citing Azure Certification 364 2,067 665
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.69% 3.30% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.32% 9.78% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 280 458 358
10th Percentile £29,800 £29,350 £37,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £47,500 £47,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
75th Percentile £74,625 £86,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £88,875 £91,250 £76,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London

Azure Certification is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,718 21,142 20,300
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 29.67% 33.78% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 10,220 8,610 9,602
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,845 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.66% +1.69% +0.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,700 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -

Azure Certification
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Azure Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Certification in the UK excluding London

Azure Certification
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Certification in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Azure Certification in the UK excluding London

Azure Certification
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Certification in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 21 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure Certification in the UK excluding London

Azure Certification
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Certification within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2024. 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
Jobs
North of England -172 124 £50,750 -36.56% 34
South East +15 103 £57,500 -9.80% 28
Midlands -156 58 £61,000 -6.15% 21
North West -163 54 £61,206 -23.49% 20
Yorkshire -91 40 £32,250 -59.69% 12
Scotland -106 33 £69,447 - 9
North East +26 30 £32,500 -52.90% 2
East Midlands -52 29 £65,000 +126.09% 8
West Midlands -131 29 £47,500 -26.92% 13
South West -23 22 £70,000 +21.74% 9
East of England -68 18 £40,000 +2.27% 8
Northern Ireland +31 5 £85,000 +100.00% 1
Wales -1 1 £150,000 +150.00% 2
Azure Certification
UK

Azure Certification
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 49 (13.46%) Microsoft Exchange
2 15 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 8 (2.20%) IIS
4 7 (1.92%) OpenStack
4 7 (1.92%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.10%) CMS
5 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (1.92%) AutoCAD
1 7 (1.92%) PTC Creo
1 7 (1.92%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) Aareon QL
2 1 (0.27%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.27%) NEC Housing
2 1 (0.27%) OPENHousing
Cloud Services
1 364 (100.00%) Azure
2 102 (28.02%) AWS
3 98 (26.92%) Microsoft 365
4 73 (20.05%) Azure DevOps
5 44 (12.09%) Entra ID
6 29 (7.97%) Serverless
7 28 (7.69%) GCP
8 25 (6.87%) IaaS
8 25 (6.87%) Power Platform
9 24 (6.59%) PaaS
10 22 (6.04%) Cloud Computing
11 21 (5.77%) GitHub
12 16 (4.40%) IBM Cloud
13 15 (4.12%) Amazon EKS
14 13 (3.57%) Amazon ECS
14 13 (3.57%) Azure AKS
14 13 (3.57%) SaaS
15 12 (3.30%) Azure Functions
15 12 (3.30%) Azure Sentinel
16 11 (3.02%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (12.64%) Firewall
2 39 (10.71%) WAN
3 32 (8.79%) SD-WAN
4 28 (7.69%) DNS
5 27 (7.42%) VPN
6 18 (4.95%) SAN
7 17 (4.67%) DHCP
8 16 (4.40%) Wireless
9 15 (4.12%) Network Security
10 10 (2.75%) NetScaler
10 10 (2.75%) TCP/IP
11 7 (1.92%) LAN
12 4 (1.10%) VLAN
13 3 (0.82%) Intranet
14 2 (0.55%) MPLS
14 2 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.55%) SMS
14 2 (0.55%) VoIP
14 2 (0.55%) WLAN
15 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 25 (6.87%) Amazon RDS
4 21 (5.77%) Azure SQL Database
5 19 (5.22%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (4.95%) Power BI
7 16 (4.40%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.30%) MySQL
9 10 (2.75%) Data Lake
9 10 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.92%) SAP HANA
12 6 (1.65%) MariaDB
12 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 6 (1.65%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.65%) Redis
13 5 (1.37%) Big Data
14 4 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
14 4 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 35 (9.62%) Git
2 27 (7.42%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.20%) JIRA
4 7 (1.92%) Chocolatey
5 6 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.27%) Cypress.io
7 1 (0.27%) GitLab
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
General
1 135 (37.09%) Social Skills
2 63 (17.31%) Finance
3 42 (11.54%) Public Sector
4 38 (10.44%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.04%) Organisational Skills
6 17 (4.67%) Banking
7 13 (3.57%) Retail
8 12 (3.30%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.20%) Marketing
10 7 (1.92%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 6 (1.65%) Law
12 5 (1.37%) Legal
12 5 (1.37%) Local Government
13 4 (1.10%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (1.10%) Police
14 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.82%) Social Housing
14 3 (0.82%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 68 (18.68%) Architect
2 50 (13.74%) Cloud Engineer
3 48 (13.19%) Lead
4 46 (12.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 43 (11.81%) Senior
6 37 (10.16%) Azure Engineer
6 37 (10.16%) Developer
7 35 (9.62%) Security Architect
8 27 (7.42%) Support Engineer
9 25 (6.87%) IT Engineer
9 25 (6.87%) IT Support
10 24 (6.59%) Lead Architect
11 23 (6.32%) Lead Security Architect
12 22 (6.04%) IT Support Engineer
13 20 (5.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.95%) Analyst
15 16 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 16 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
15 16 (4.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.62%) .NET
2 24 (6.59%) JSON
3 22 (6.04%) XML
4 20 (5.49%) Node.js
5 19 (5.22%) React
6 18 (4.95%) AngularJS
6 18 (4.95%) REST
7 16 (4.40%) YAML
8 14 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (3.85%) RESTful
9 13 (3.57%) Spring
9 13 (3.57%) Spring Boot
9 13 (3.57%) Web Services
10 11 (3.02%) .NET Core
10 11 (3.02%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.75%) CSS
11 10 (2.75%) HTML
12 9 (2.47%) ARM Templates
13 8 (2.20%) Middleware
14 7 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 32 (8.79%) Public Cloud
3 29 (7.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 28 (7.69%) Distributed Systems
5 25 (6.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (5.49%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.40%) Blockchain
7 16 (4.40%) Clustering
7 16 (4.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 16 (4.40%) Product Ownership
8 14 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
9 12 (3.30%) Cloud Native
10 11 (3.02%) Data Centre
10 11 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.47%) Analytical Mindset
11 9 (2.47%) Private Cloud
11 9 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.92%) Operational Technology
13 6 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (1.37%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (20.60%) Windows
2 44 (12.09%) Windows Server
3 43 (11.81%) Linux
4 22 (6.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.40%) Alpine Linux
5 16 (4.40%) CentOS
5 16 (4.40%) Debian
6 12 (3.30%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.30%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (3.30%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (2.47%) Unix
8 5 (1.37%) VMS
9 4 (1.10%) Android
9 4 (1.10%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.71%) DevOps
2 86 (23.63%) Agile
2 86 (23.63%) Problem-Solving
3 80 (21.98%) CI/CD
4 61 (16.76%) Infrastructure as Code
5 59 (16.21%) ITIL
6 54 (14.84%) Information Security
7 52 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 49 (13.46%) Cloud Security
8 49 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 45 (12.36%) Customer Service
10 42 (11.54%) Roadmaps
11 39 (10.71%) Migration
12 38 (10.44%) Cybersecurity
13 36 (9.89%) Computer Science
14 35 (9.62%) Identity Management
15 34 (9.34%) High Availability
15 34 (9.34%) Scrum
16 33 (9.07%) OWASP
17 31 (8.52%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 70 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 64 (17.58%) SQL
3 51 (14.01%) C#
4 50 (13.74%) Python
5 35 (9.62%) Bash
6 31 (8.52%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.59%) Java
8 23 (6.32%) TypeScript
9 19 (5.22%) Bicep
10 9 (2.47%) Shell Script
11 7 (1.92%) Go
11 7 (1.92%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.65%) Groovy
12 6 (1.65%) PHP
12 6 (1.65%) Ruby
13 5 (1.37%) R
14 4 (1.10%) Dart
15 3 (0.82%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.27%) Kusto Query Language
Qualifications
1 136 (37.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (25.55%) Degree
3 80 (21.98%) AWS Certification
4 52 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (13.74%) CISSP
6 38 (10.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 38 (10.44%) CCSP
6 38 (10.44%) CISM
7 33 (9.07%) MCSE
7 33 (9.07%) Security Cleared
8 32 (8.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 29 (7.97%) CCSK
10 23 (6.32%) MCSA
11 22 (6.04%) SC Cleared
12 14 (3.85%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
12 14 (3.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 13 (3.57%) CCNA
14 8 (2.20%) A+ Certification
15 7 (1.92%) Master's Degree
15 7 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.16%) NIST
2 34 (9.34%) SLA
3 14 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.20%) GDPR
5 7 (1.92%) QA
6 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (1.10%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.55%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.55%) GRC
9 1 (0.27%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.27%) DICOM
9 1 (0.27%) HL7
9 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 106 (29.12%) Active Directory
2 88 (24.18%) Docker
3 42 (11.54%) Hyper-V
4 28 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (3.57%) Firmware
7 12 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (2.75%) XenDesktop
9 6 (1.65%) XenApp
10 4 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 97 (26.65%) Kubernetes
2 86 (23.63%) Terraform
3 40 (10.99%) Microsoft Intune
4 30 (8.24%) Ansible
5 29 (7.97%) Single Sign-On
6 19 (5.22%) SCOM
7 18 (4.95%) SCCM
8 13 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (3.30%) FortiGate
9 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (2.20%) Istio
10 8 (2.20%) Progress Chef
10 8 (2.20%) Puppet
11 7 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (1.65%) Grafana
12 6 (1.65%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.10%) vCenter Server
14 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 212 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 48 (13.19%) VMware
3 34 (9.34%) Cisco
4 25 (6.87%) Citrix
5 24 (6.59%) IBM
6 23 (6.32%) Red Hat
7 19 (5.22%) Veeam
8 18 (4.95%) Commvault
9 16 (4.40%) Oracle
10 12 (3.30%) Aruba
10 12 (3.30%) Barracuda Networks
10 12 (3.30%) Kaseya
11 11 (3.02%) Google
12 8 (2.20%) SAP
13 7 (1.92%) Databricks
13 7 (1.92%) MathWorks
13 7 (1.92%) PTC
13 7 (1.92%) TOWER Software
13 7 (1.92%) WSO2
14 6 (1.65%) SaltStack