Microsoft Azure Architect
UK

The median Microsoft Azure Architect salary in the UK is £90,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

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

6 months to
22 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 584 565 592
Rank change year-on-year -19 +27 -141
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 240 515 649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.49% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 209 430 472
10th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £63,750
25th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £110,000 £100,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £107,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £85,000 £82,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% +10.00%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,136 104,699 132,906
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.92% 94.37% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 55,857 66,167 83,953
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,280 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Architect.

Salary trend for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Architect over the 6 months to 22 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Architect within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +36 220 £92,500 +2.78% 34
London +103 149 £110,000 +15.79% 17
Work from Home +7 97 £110,000 +22.22% 22
UK excluding London -3 76 £75,000 -11.76% 19
Midlands +43 27 £83,750 +11.67% 2
West Midlands +47 15 £75,000 - 2
South East +26 15 £60,000 -33.33% 4
North of England +81 14 £72,500 -17.14% 8
North West +36 12 £72,500 -9.38% 6
East Midlands +14 10 £87,500 +20.69%
South West +25 6 £90,000 +80.00%
Scotland -32 6 £100,000 +17.65% 3
Channel Islands - 5 £85,000 -
Wales +9 3 £50,000 -16.67%
Yorkshire +100 2 £89,375 -0.69% 2

Azure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 22 February 2024, Azure Architect job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Azure Architect in the job title.

1 240 (100.00%) Azure
2 91 (37.92%) Finance
3 79 (32.92%) Microsoft
4 77 (32.08%) Azure Certification
5 75 (31.25%) Infrastructure as Code
6 69 (28.75%) PaaS
7 65 (27.08%) Public Cloud
8 64 (26.67%) IaaS
9 56 (23.33%) Citrix
10 52 (21.67%) Asset Management
11 47 (19.58%) Terraform
12 43 (17.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 41 (17.08%) Agile
14 36 (15.00%) Roadmaps
14 36 (15.00%) Social Skills
14 36 (15.00%) DevOps
15 34 (14.17%) Migration
16 32 (13.33%) Databricks
17 30 (12.50%) SQL
18 29 (12.08%) Data Lake
19 26 (10.83%) Azure Data Factory
20 25 (10.42%) Analytics
20 25 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
20 25 (10.42%) PowerShell
21 24 (10.00%) SaaS
21 24 (10.00%) CI/CD
22 23 (9.58%) Azure DevOps
22 23 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
23 22 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
23 22 (9.17%) Power Platform

Azure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities 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 10 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 240 (100.00%) Azure
2 69 (28.75%) PaaS
3 64 (26.67%) IaaS
4 26 (10.83%) Azure Data Factory
5 25 (10.42%) Microsoft 365
6 24 (10.00%) SaaS
7 23 (9.58%) Azure DevOps
8 22 (9.17%) Power Platform
9 18 (7.50%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 17 (7.08%) AWS
11 16 (6.67%) Entra ID
12 15 (6.25%) Serverless
13 12 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
13 12 (5.00%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (4.17%) Azure AKS
14 10 (4.17%) Azure API Management
14 10 (4.17%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 9 (3.75%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 7 (2.92%) Azure Storage
16 7 (2.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.17%) DNS
2 9 (3.75%) Firewall
2 9 (3.75%) VPN
3 8 (3.33%) Network Security
4 3 (1.25%) NGFW
4 3 (1.25%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.83%) Internet
5 2 (0.83%) LAN
5 2 (0.83%) MPLS
5 2 (0.83%) NetScaler
5 2 (0.83%) NX-OS
5 2 (0.83%) SSL
5 2 (0.83%) VLAN
5 2 (0.83%) WAN
5 2 (0.83%) WLAN
6 1 (0.42%) DHCP
6 1 (0.42%) SAN
6 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (12.08%) Data Lake
2 21 (8.75%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (7.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 15 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 12 (5.00%) Power BI
6 7 (2.92%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.08%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.08%) OLAP
8 4 (1.67%) Spark SQL
8 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.25%) Big Data
9 3 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.83%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.83%) MySQL
10 2 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.42%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Git
2 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.83%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.83%) CircleCI
3 2 (0.83%) GitLab
3 2 (0.83%) JUnit
3 2 (0.83%) Selenium
3 2 (0.83%) Subversion
3 2 (0.83%) TestNG
3 2 (0.83%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 91 (37.92%) Finance
2 43 (17.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 36 (15.00%) Social Skills
4 18 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.42%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.08%) Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Influencing Skills
7 4 (1.67%) Marketing
7 4 (1.67%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (1.67%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.67%) Social Housing
8 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.25%) Legal
8 3 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.25%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.83%) Brand Awareness
9 2 (0.83%) Retail
10 1 (0.42%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.67%) JSON
2 14 (5.83%) .NET
2 14 (5.83%) YAML
3 6 (2.50%) Next.js
4 4 (1.67%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.67%) EDI
5 3 (1.25%) ARM Templates
5 3 (1.25%) REST
5 3 (1.25%) RESTful
5 3 (1.25%) SOAP
6 2 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.83%) OAuth
6 2 (0.83%) React
6 2 (0.83%) SAML
6 2 (0.83%) Web Services
6 2 (0.83%) XML
7 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.42%) Middleware
7 1 (0.42%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 65 (27.08%) Public Cloud
2 19 (7.92%) Cloud Native
3 14 (5.83%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.92%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.08%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (2.08%) Private Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (1.67%) Replication
7 3 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.83%) Social Media
9 1 (0.42%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.42%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.42%) Product Ownership
9 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.25%) Linux
2 1 (0.42%) Windows
2 1 (0.42%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.25%) Infrastructure as Code
2 52 (21.67%) Asset Management
3 41 (17.08%) Agile
4 36 (15.00%) DevOps
4 36 (15.00%) Roadmaps
5 34 (14.17%) Migration
6 25 (10.42%) Analytics
7 24 (10.00%) CI/CD
8 23 (9.58%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (9.17%) Artificial Intelligence
9 22 (9.17%) Cloud Security
10 21 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
10 21 (8.75%) Design Patterns
11 20 (8.33%) Microservices
12 17 (7.08%) Software Engineering
13 15 (6.25%) ETL
13 15 (6.25%) IT Strategy
13 15 (6.25%) SDLC
13 15 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
14 14 (5.83%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.50%) SQL
2 25 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.08%) C#
4 13 (5.42%) Python
5 6 (2.50%) Bicep
5 6 (2.50%) R
6 3 (1.25%) Scala
7 2 (0.83%) Java
7 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (32.08%) Azure Certification
2 9 (3.75%) Degree
3 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.67%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.42%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
7 1 (0.42%) CCNA
7 1 (0.42%) CEH
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.42%) CISM
7 1 (0.42%) CISSP
7 1 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (1.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.42%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 21 (8.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (5.83%) Docker
3 12 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.08%) vSphere
5 3 (1.25%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (19.58%) Terraform
2 21 (8.75%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.83%) Ansible
3 2 (0.83%) Kibana
3 2 (0.83%) logstash
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.83%) Progress Chef
3 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 2 (0.83%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (32.92%) Microsoft
2 56 (23.33%) Citrix
3 32 (13.33%) Databricks
4 13 (5.42%) VMware
5 6 (2.50%) Adobe
5 6 (2.50%) Apple
5 6 (2.50%) Google
6 4 (1.67%) Sitecore
7 3 (1.25%) Cisco
7 3 (1.25%) Okta
7 3 (1.25%) SAP
8 2 (0.83%) Aruba
8 2 (0.83%) Meraki
8 2 (0.83%) New Relic
8 2 (0.83%) Oracle
8 2 (0.83%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.83%) Riverbed
8 2 (0.83%) Salesforce
8 2 (0.83%) Splunk
8 2 (0.83%) Veeam