Azure Certification Jobs

Microsoft Azure Certification
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Certification qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 323 146 468
Rank change year-on-year -177 +322 -19
Permanent jobs citing Azure Certification 886 2,241 1,351
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 2.42% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 7.15% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 587 608 663
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £52,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £68,823
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.71% +14.71%
75th Percentile £84,919 £87,419 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,000 £100,000 £101,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £65,351 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.01% +18.82% -8.33%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

Azure Certification falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28,735 31,345 47,702
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.15% 33.90% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17,299 14,299 19,297
10th Percentile £29,000 £32,000 £30,762
25th Percentile £38,734 £42,500 £40,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,555 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.74% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,750 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +0.20%

Azure Certification
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Certification as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Certification in the UK

Azure Certification
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Certification in the UK

Azure Certification
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Certification over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure Certification in the UK

Azure Certification
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 25 June 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 -180 787 £65,000 -7.14% 256
UK excluding London -205 565 £57,500 -12.01% 173
Work from Home +57 428 £67,500 -3.57% 57
London -68 272 £77,500 +6.90% 106
North of England -166 190 £55,000 -18.36% 51
South East -3 156 £62,500 -3.85% 28
Midlands -157 109 £67,500 +28.57% 39
North West -181 86 £61,206 -15.58% 26
Yorkshire -75 67 £55,000 -18.36% 15
West Midlands -144 57 £70,000 +33.33% 20
East Midlands -56 52 £61,000 +62.67% 19
North East +13 37 £32,500 -46.94% 10
Scotland -133 34 £73,000 +8.31% 10
South West -78 28 £57,500 -18.98% 19
East of England -85 27 £41,500 +6.10% 18
Northern Ireland +26 12 - - 2
Wales +5 9 - - 7

Azure Certification
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 57 (6.43%) Microsoft Exchange
2 52 (5.87%) SharePoint
3 46 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.69%) Confluence
5 8 (0.90%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.68%) IIS
7 4 (0.45%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (2.93%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 49 (5.53%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 11 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 886 (100.00%) Azure
2 306 (34.54%) AWS
3 212 (23.93%) Microsoft 365
4 163 (18.40%) Azure DevOps
5 96 (10.84%) PaaS
6 92 (10.38%) Entra ID
7 91 (10.27%) IaaS
7 91 (10.27%) Power Platform
8 69 (7.79%) GCP
9 68 (7.67%) Cloud Computing
10 57 (6.43%) Amazon EKS
11 46 (5.19%) Amazon SQS
11 46 (5.19%) SaaS
12 43 (4.85%) Azure Monitor
13 42 (4.74%) Azure AI
13 42 (4.74%) Serverless
14 40 (4.51%) Azure AKS
14 40 (4.51%) IBM Cloud
15 38 (4.29%) Azure Data Factory
16 30 (3.39%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 123 (13.88%) Firewall
2 108 (12.19%) DNS
3 67 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 64 (7.22%) WAN
5 52 (5.87%) SSL
6 48 (5.42%) VPN
7 47 (5.30%) BGP
8 45 (5.08%) Network Security
9 41 (4.63%) SD-WAN
10 36 (4.06%) LAN
11 30 (3.39%) DHCP
12 28 (3.16%) SAN
13 21 (2.37%) VLAN
14 18 (2.03%) Wireless
15 13 (1.47%) Internet
16 12 (1.35%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.13%) Remote Desktop
18 9 (1.02%) MPLS
18 9 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
19 8 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (9.82%) Data Lake
2 82 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 63 (7.11%) Relational Database
4 61 (6.88%) Amazon RDS
4 61 (6.88%) Power BI
4 61 (6.88%) SQL Server
5 54 (6.09%) Oracle Database
6 50 (5.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 49 (5.53%) Azure SQL Database
8 47 (5.30%) RDBMS
9 25 (2.82%) NoSQL
10 21 (2.37%) Metadata
10 21 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (1.81%) MySQL
12 15 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 15 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (1.58%) Big Data
14 12 (1.35%) Redis
14 12 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (4.51%) Jenkins
2 35 (3.95%) Git
3 31 (3.50%) JIRA
4 12 (1.35%) SonarQube
4 12 (1.35%) Terragrunt
5 7 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.45%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.45%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.23%) GitLab
8 2 (0.23%) Moq
8 2 (0.23%) Postman
8 2 (0.23%) Selenium
8 2 (0.23%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.23%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 349 (39.39%) Social Skills
2 180 (20.32%) Finance
3 111 (12.53%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (11.63%) Public Sector
5 100 (11.29%) Presentation Skills
6 51 (5.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 37 (4.18%) Law
8 29 (3.27%) Organisational Skills
9 28 (3.16%) Banking
10 21 (2.37%) Retail
11 19 (2.14%) Legal
12 18 (2.03%) Financial Institution
13 17 (1.92%) Retail Banking
14 14 (1.58%) Manufacturing
15 13 (1.47%) Marketing
16 12 (1.35%) Documentation Skills
17 11 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 9 (1.02%) Telecoms
19 7 (0.79%) Police
20 6 (0.68%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 285 (32.17%) Architect
2 168 (18.96%) Senior
3 138 (15.58%) Lead
4 103 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
5 87 (9.82%) Azure Engineer
5 87 (9.82%) Consultant
6 77 (8.69%) Lead Architect
7 70 (7.90%) Cloud Architect
8 69 (7.79%) Security Architect
9 65 (7.34%) Cloud Engineer
10 63 (7.11%) Azure Architect
11 61 (6.88%) Senior Consultant
12 51 (5.76%) Developer
13 50 (5.64%) Data Consultant
14 48 (5.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 47 (5.30%) Senior Technology Consultant
15 47 (5.30%) Technology Consultant
16 46 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 45 (5.08%) Support Engineer
18 37 (4.18%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (6.21%) ARM Templates
2 54 (6.09%) Spring Boot
3 46 (5.19%) RabbitMQ
4 42 (4.74%) .NET
5 23 (2.60%) REST
6 22 (2.48%) Node.js
7 20 (2.26%) Web Services
8 16 (1.81%) .NET Framework
9 15 (1.69%) JSON
9 15 (1.69%) OAuth
9 15 (1.69%) OpenID
9 15 (1.69%) SAML
10 14 (1.58%) .NET Core
10 14 (1.58%) Middleware
10 14 (1.58%) React
11 12 (1.35%) AngularJS
11 12 (1.35%) CSS
11 12 (1.35%) HTML
11 12 (1.35%) XML
12 10 (1.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.08%) Public Cloud
2 93 (10.50%) Management Information System
3 69 (7.79%) Cloud Native
4 58 (6.55%) Distributed Systems
5 57 (6.43%) Enterprise Software
6 54 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
7 53 (5.98%) Data Centre
8 41 (4.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 40 (4.51%) Blockchain
10 27 (3.05%) Driving Licence
11 24 (2.71%) Product Ownership
12 22 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (2.14%) Analytical Mindset
13 19 (2.14%) Onboarding
14 17 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.92%) iPhone
15 16 (1.81%) Cyberattack
16 13 (1.47%) Security Posture
17 11 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
18 10 (1.13%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 160 (18.06%) Linux
2 142 (16.03%) Windows
3 49 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (5.30%) Windows Server
5 42 (4.74%) CentOS
6 40 (4.51%) Alpine Linux
6 40 (4.51%) Debian
7 23 (2.60%) VMS
8 20 (2.26%) Windows 10
9 17 (1.92%) Unix
10 15 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.02%) Solaris
12 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
13 5 (0.56%) Kali Linux
14 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.34%) Android
16 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 264 (29.80%) DevOps
2 225 (25.40%) Agile
3 196 (22.12%) CI/CD
4 179 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
5 156 (17.61%) Infrastructure as Code
6 133 (15.01%) Migration
7 129 (14.56%) Roadmaps
8 126 (14.22%) Scrum
9 119 (13.43%) ITIL
10 117 (13.21%) Artificial Intelligence
11 116 (13.09%) Cybersecurity
12 110 (12.42%) Information Security
13 100 (11.29%) Project Management
14 92 (10.38%) Mentoring
15 89 (10.05%) Computer Science
15 89 (10.05%) Continuous Improvement
16 82 (9.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 81 (9.14%) Data Architecture
17 81 (9.14%) Kanban
18 80 (9.03%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 126 (14.22%) SQL
2 117 (13.21%) PowerShell
3 80 (9.03%) Python
4 64 (7.22%) C#
5 57 (6.43%) JavaScript
6 37 (4.18%) Java
7 28 (3.16%) TypeScript
8 27 (3.05%) Bicep
9 25 (2.82%) Bash
10 17 (1.92%) PHP
11 10 (1.13%) T-SQL
12 9 (1.02%) Go
12 9 (1.02%) Scala
13 8 (0.90%) Groovy
14 7 (0.79%) Ruby
15 6 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.34%) R
17 2 (0.23%) Dart
17 2 (0.23%) SAS Macro
17 2 (0.23%) X++
Qualifications
1 261 (29.46%) AWS Certification
2 245 (27.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 179 (20.20%) Degree
4 159 (17.95%) Security Cleared
5 141 (15.91%) SC Cleared
6 110 (12.42%) Cisco Certification
7 89 (10.05%) CISSP
8 77 (8.69%) Computer Science Degree
9 67 (7.56%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
10 56 (6.32%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 56 (6.32%) CISM
11 54 (6.09%) MCSE
12 52 (5.87%) CCSP
13 47 (5.30%) MCSA
14 46 (5.19%) CCNA
15 34 (3.84%) CCSK
16 27 (3.05%) CCNP
17 13 (1.47%) PMI Certification
17 13 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
17 13 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (6.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 56 (6.32%) NIST
3 33 (3.72%) Cyber Essentials
4 28 (3.16%) SLA
5 26 (2.93%) QA
6 25 (2.82%) GDPR
7 21 (2.37%) PCI DSS
8 14 (1.58%) Accessibility
9 10 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.90%) HIPAA
11 7 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 6 (0.68%) IASME
12 6 (0.68%) ISO 9001
13 5 (0.56%) Data Quality
13 5 (0.56%) NCSC
14 4 (0.45%) PMO
15 3 (0.34%) SOC 2
16 2 (0.23%) WCAG
17 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 174 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 144 (16.25%) Docker
3 53 (5.98%) Hyper-V
4 52 (5.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.13%) vSphere
10 9 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.90%) XenApp
12 4 (0.45%) pfSense
13 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.23%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.11%) Firmware
15 1 (0.11%) LXC
15 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
15 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 200 (22.57%) Terraform
2 184 (20.77%) Kubernetes
3 69 (7.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 41 (4.63%) Ansible
5 38 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
6 15 (1.69%) Prometheus
7 13 (1.47%) Grafana
8 11 (1.24%) SCCM
9 9 (1.02%) Progress Chef
10 8 (0.90%) SCOM
11 7 (0.79%) Puppet
11 7 (0.79%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.56%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.56%) Suricata
13 4 (0.45%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 4 (0.45%) SmoothWall
14 2 (0.23%) Cisco Prime
14 2 (0.23%) Istio
14 2 (0.23%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 472 (53.27%) Microsoft
2 86 (9.71%) Cisco
3 77 (8.69%) VMware
4 62 (7.00%) Oracle
5 49 (5.53%) Sparx
6 42 (4.74%) IBM
7 40 (4.51%) Citrix
7 40 (4.51%) Red Hat
8 33 (3.72%) Fortinet
9 23 (2.60%) Databricks
9 23 (2.60%) Veeam
10 17 (1.92%) Google
11 15 (1.69%) Juniper
11 15 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 12 (1.35%) Apple
12 12 (1.35%) Black Duck
13 11 (1.24%) BMC
13 11 (1.24%) Remedy
14 10 (1.13%) Dell
14 10 (1.13%) Meraki