Period
to 16 June 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Architect was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

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

Microsoft Azure Architect
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 662 798 989
Rank change year-on-year +136 +191 +146
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Architect 485 415 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 383 329 184
UK median annual salary £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
10th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £112,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -

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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 137,780 165,560 165,703
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 96.35% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 109,623 134,673 136,528
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Azure Architect
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Architect.

Salary trend for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Architect over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Architect in the UK

Azure Architect
Top 16 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 16 June 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
England +129 466 £80,000 - 73
London +92 277 £82,500 +3.13% 30
UK excluding London +115 177 £77,500 +3.33% 43
South East +60 80 £82,500 +10.00% 12
North of England +47 45 £75,000 +1.69% 14
Midlands +35 27 £60,000 -20.00% 12
Yorkshire +24 27 £75,000 +1.69% 8
West Midlands +29 22 £57,500 -25.81% 9
North West +28 17 £77,500 +10.71% 4
East of England +91 11 £62,500 -19.35% 1
South West +25 6 £75,000 -1.64% 4
Scotland -2 6 £87,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +21 5 £60,000 -11.11% 2
North East +18 1 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Wales - 1 £87,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Azure Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, Azure Architect 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 featuring Azure Architect in the job title.

1 485 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 269 (55.46%) Microsoft
3 235 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
4 180 (37.11%) DevOps
5 166 (34.23%) Migration
6 156 (32.16%) PaaS
7 155 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
8 142 (29.28%) SQL
9 124 (25.57%) Google
10 123 (25.36%) .NET
11 116 (23.92%) IaaS
12 112 (23.09%) Hybrid Cloud
13 104 (21.44%) Active Directory
14 97 (20.00%) Presales
15 96 (19.79%) Microservices
16 91 (18.76%) SQL Server
17 90 (18.56%) Public Cloud
18 86 (17.73%) Windows
19 84 (17.32%) Finance
20 83 (17.11%) Google Cloud Platform
21 81 (16.70%) PowerShell
22 78 (16.08%) Enterprise Software
23 76 (15.67%) VMware
24 70 (14.43%) TOGAF
24 70 (14.43%) SOA
25 69 (14.23%) C#
25 69 (14.23%) Analytics
26 65 (13.40%) Office 365
27 64 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
28 62 (12.78%) Software Engineering

Azure Architect Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.98%) IIS
3 25 (5.15%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.27%) Apache
5 10 (2.06%) MS Exchange
5 10 (2.06%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.44%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.03%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.82%) Anypoint
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.62%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.41%) SAS
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.21%) CMS
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 8 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 485 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 235 (48.45%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (32.16%) PaaS
4 116 (23.92%) IaaS
5 83 (17.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 65 (13.40%) Office 365
7 44 (9.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 40 (8.25%) SaaS
8 40 (8.25%) Serverless
9 28 (5.77%) Azure Functions
10 20 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (2.68%) Power Platform
12 12 (2.47%) Azure Data Factory
13 11 (2.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 11 (2.27%) BPaaS
13 11 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (1.65%) Azure Stack
15 6 (1.24%) Data Lake Analytics
16 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
17 4 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.51%) Firewall
2 15 (3.09%) WAN
3 13 (2.68%) DNS
4 12 (2.47%) SAN
4 12 (2.47%) Skype
5 11 (2.27%) LAN
5 11 (2.27%) VPN
6 10 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (1.65%) Extranet
7 8 (1.65%) Intranet
8 6 (1.24%) DHCP
9 5 (1.03%) Internet
9 5 (1.03%) MPLS
9 5 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (1.03%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.03%) WebEx
10 3 (0.62%) NAS
10 3 (0.62%) Network Security
10 3 (0.62%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.41%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 50 (10.31%) Azure SQL Database
3 25 (5.15%) Big Data
4 21 (4.33%) Data Lake
5 19 (3.92%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.30%) Cosmos DB
7 13 (2.68%) MongoDB
7 13 (2.68%) Power BI
8 12 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (2.06%) Hadoop
9 10 (2.06%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.44%) HDInsight
11 6 (1.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.03%) MySQL
13 4 (0.82%) DB2
13 4 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.82%) Geospatial Data
13 4 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.82%) StreamInsight
14 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 51 (10.52%) Visual Studio Team System
2 42 (8.66%) Visual Studio
3 36 (7.42%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (2.06%) JIRA
7 4 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.41%) ER Studio
8 2 (0.41%) ERwin
8 2 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.41%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
General
1 84 (17.32%) Finance
2 34 (7.01%) Retail
3 33 (6.80%) Marketing
4 31 (6.39%) Telecoms
5 15 (3.09%) Banking
6 13 (2.68%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.86%) Local Government
8 6 (1.24%) Advertising
9 4 (0.82%) Electronics
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
10 3 (0.62%) Legal
11 2 (0.41%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (25.36%) .NET
2 44 (9.07%) RESTful
3 42 (8.66%) Web Services
4 33 (6.80%) JSON
5 24 (4.95%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (4.95%) CSS
5 24 (4.95%) XML
6 22 (4.54%) React
7 21 (4.33%) WCF
8 20 (4.12%) MSMQ
9 19 (3.92%) AngularJS
10 18 (3.71%) Node.js
11 17 (3.51%) .NET Core
12 16 (3.30%) HTML
13 15 (3.09%) REST
14 14 (2.89%) SOAP
15 13 (2.68%) .NET Framework
15 13 (2.68%) Middleware
16 11 (2.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 112 (23.09%) Hybrid Cloud
2 90 (18.56%) Public Cloud
3 78 (16.08%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (10.10%) Cloud Native
6 35 (7.22%) Data Centre
7 22 (4.54%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.89%) Private Cloud
9 13 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
10 11 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
11 10 (2.06%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (2.06%) N-Tier
11 10 (2.06%) User Experience
11 10 (2.06%) Virtual Team
12 7 (1.44%) Clustering
13 6 (1.24%) Blog
13 6 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
15 4 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (17.73%) Windows
2 37 (7.63%) Linux
3 18 (3.71%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.24%) Unix
7 5 (1.03%) CentOS
8 4 (0.82%) SUSE
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (37.11%) DevOps
2 166 (34.23%) Migration
3 155 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (20.00%) Presales
5 96 (19.79%) Microservices
6 70 (14.43%) SOA
6 70 (14.43%) TOGAF
7 69 (14.23%) Analytics
8 64 (13.20%) Problem-Solving
9 62 (12.78%) Software Engineering
10 60 (12.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 56 (11.55%) Infrastructure as Code
12 49 (10.10%) Creative Thinking
13 47 (9.69%) Technical Leadership
14 45 (9.28%) Cloud Operations
15 44 (9.07%) Computer Science
16 38 (7.84%) SDLC
17 36 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
17 36 (7.42%) OO
17 36 (7.42%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 142 (29.28%) SQL
2 81 (16.70%) PowerShell
3 69 (14.23%) C#
4 50 (10.31%) Java
5 33 (6.80%) Python
6 30 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 18 (3.71%) T-SQL
8 15 (3.09%) Ruby
9 13 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.47%) C
11 5 (1.03%) Perl
11 5 (1.03%) Scala
12 4 (0.82%) PHP
13 3 (0.62%) R
14 2 (0.41%) TypeScript
15 1 (0.21%) C++
Qualifications
1 51 (10.52%) Degree
2 38 (7.84%) AWS Certification
3 20 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.71%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (2.47%) CISSP
6 11 (2.27%) MCSE
7 7 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.44%) CISM
8 6 (1.24%) MBA
8 6 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (0.82%) CEH
9 4 (0.82%) GIAC
9 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.82%) SANS
10 3 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 3 (0.62%) CCNP
10 3 (0.62%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (0.62%) CISA
10 3 (0.62%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.09%) SLA
2 7 (1.44%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.24%) GDPR
4 5 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.03%) QA
5 4 (0.82%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) NIST
System Software
1 104 (21.44%) Active Directory
2 49 (10.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (8.87%) Docker
4 34 (7.01%) Hyper-V
5 21 (4.33%) XenApp
6 10 (2.06%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (1.03%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.41%) HDFS
9 2 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.41%) vSphere
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.21%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 62 (12.78%) Kubernetes
2 30 (6.19%) Ansible
2 30 (6.19%) Terraform
3 27 (5.57%) Puppet
4 16 (3.30%) vCenter Server
5 12 (2.47%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.47%) SCCM
6 11 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (2.06%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
8 6 (1.24%) Rancher
9 4 (0.82%) Packer
10 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.21%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 269 (55.46%) Microsoft
2 124 (25.57%) Google
3 76 (15.67%) VMware
4 33 (6.80%) Citrix
5 31 (6.39%) Oracle
6 29 (5.98%) Cisco
7 16 (3.30%) CheckPoint
8 15 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 10 (2.06%) Databricks
9 10 (2.06%) Rackspace
10 9 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.65%) EMC
11 8 (1.65%) NetApp
11 8 (1.65%) Nintex
12 7 (1.44%) HP
13 6 (1.24%) Cognizant
13 6 (1.24%) McAfee
13 6 (1.24%) SAP
14 5 (1.03%) Xamarin
15 4 (0.82%) MuleSoft