Period
to 21 February 2020

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

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

Microsoft Azure Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 401 606 768
Rank change year-on-year +205 +162 +216
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 909 582 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.38% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.40% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 789 512 408
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,325 £41,775
90th Percentile £85,250 £77,500 £75,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 118,150 145,103 169,894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.92% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,698 116,046 139,291
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Engineer over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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 +224 856 £60,000 +9.09% 202
UK excluding London +177 470 £52,500 - 120
London +186 390 £72,500 +16.00% 89
South East +114 167 £60,000 +14.29% 35
North of England +91 126 £50,000 +5.26% 35
Midlands +85 109 £55,000 +4.76% 24
North West +119 89 £47,500 +5.56% 13
West Midlands +82 80 £52,500 - 16
Yorkshire +29 37 £52,500 +10.53% 16
East of England +61 29 £46,250 -7.50% 13
East Midlands +36 28 £67,500 +58.82% 7
South West +48 21 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Wales +7 12 £53,750 +13.16% 5
Scotland +19 7 £37,500 -31.82% 3

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 909 (100.00%) Azure
2 489 (53.80%) DevOps
3 424 (46.64%) Microsoft
4 340 (37.40%) Windows
4 340 (37.40%) PowerShell
5 325 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (30.14%) SQL
7 239 (26.29%) C#
8 228 (25.08%) AWS
9 203 (22.33%) .NET
10 185 (20.35%) Docker
10 185 (20.35%) Kubernetes
11 183 (20.13%) Terraform
12 169 (18.59%) Active Directory
13 167 (18.37%) Office 365
14 160 (17.60%) Windows Server
15 156 (17.16%) Ansible
16 148 (16.28%) SQL Server
16 148 (16.28%) Python
17 145 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 135 (14.85%) VMware
19 134 (14.74%) Infrastructure as Code
20 131 (14.41%) PaaS
21 128 (14.08%) Linux
22 123 (13.53%) Analytics
23 122 (13.42%) Configuration Management
24 118 (12.98%) Software Engineering
25 115 (12.65%) IaaS
26 107 (11.77%) Finance
27 100 (11.00%) Azure SQL Database

Azure Engineer 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 59 (6.49%) IIS
2 52 (5.72%) SharePoint
3 35 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 26 (2.86%) Confluence
5 24 (2.64%) Skype for Business
6 18 (1.98%) Apache Spark
7 15 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.32%) Anypoint
10 8 (0.88%) Apache
10 8 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.44%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.44%) nginx
12 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.33%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 909 (100.00%) Azure
2 228 (25.08%) AWS
3 167 (18.37%) Office 365
4 131 (14.41%) PaaS
5 115 (12.65%) IaaS
6 90 (9.90%) Power Platform
7 89 (9.79%) Azure Active Directory
8 85 (9.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 75 (8.25%) SaaS
10 54 (5.94%) Cloud Computing
11 47 (5.17%) GCP
12 39 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 39 (4.29%) Serverless
13 27 (2.97%) Azure Functions
14 23 (2.53%) Data Lake Analytics
15 20 (2.20%) OpenShift
16 17 (1.87%) GitHub
17 16 (1.76%) Azure Stack
18 12 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
18 12 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 93 (10.23%) Firewall
2 61 (6.71%) DNS
3 32 (3.52%) LAN
3 32 (3.52%) TCP/IP
4 31 (3.41%) WAN
5 27 (2.97%) DHCP
6 25 (2.75%) Skype
6 25 (2.75%) Software-Defined Networking
7 24 (2.64%) VPN
8 20 (2.20%) SAN
9 19 (2.09%) Network Security
10 14 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (1.10%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (0.99%) Internet
13 8 (0.88%) Wireless
14 5 (0.55%) Converged Networks
14 5 (0.55%) MPLS
15 4 (0.44%) FTP
15 4 (0.44%) ISDN
15 4 (0.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 100 (11.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 88 (9.68%) Power BI
4 82 (9.02%) Data Lake
5 81 (8.91%) Data Warehouse
6 55 (6.05%) Cosmos DB
7 34 (3.74%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 33 (3.63%) NoSQL
9 31 (3.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (3.08%) Big Data
11 23 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 21 (2.31%) MySQL
13 17 (1.87%) Hadoop
13 17 (1.87%) PolyBase
14 13 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.21%) Relational Database
16 10 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
16 10 (1.10%) RDBMS
16 10 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (10.89%) Jenkins
2 77 (8.47%) TeamCity
3 70 (7.70%) Git (software)
4 55 (6.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (4.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 40 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (4.29%) JIRA
8 38 (4.18%) Visual Studio
9 32 (3.52%) Bitbucket
10 22 (2.42%) Selenium
11 21 (2.31%) git-flow
12 13 (1.43%) GitLab
13 12 (1.32%) GoCD
13 12 (1.32%) JMeter
14 11 (1.21%) CircleCI
14 11 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.21%) Vagrant
15 10 (1.10%) SonarQube
15 10 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (0.99%) Gatling
General
1 107 (11.77%) Finance
2 26 (2.86%) Billing
3 24 (2.64%) Banking
4 22 (2.42%) Retail
5 19 (2.09%) Marketing
6 16 (1.76%) Law
7 12 (1.32%) Public Sector
8 10 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.88%) Legal
10 5 (0.55%) Advertising
10 5 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Electronics
14 1 (0.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (22.33%) .NET
2 55 (6.05%) ASP.NET
3 52 (5.72%) .NET Core
4 40 (4.40%) .NET Framework
5 39 (4.29%) JSON
6 34 (3.74%) AngularJS
6 34 (3.74%) Web Services
7 29 (3.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 21 (2.31%) React
10 19 (2.09%) RESTful
11 18 (1.98%) CSS
12 17 (1.87%) HTML
13 14 (1.54%) MDX
14 13 (1.43%) ADO
15 12 (1.32%) YAML
16 11 (1.21%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.21%) Node.js
17 10 (1.10%) REST
18 9 (0.99%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 58 (6.38%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (5.17%) Public Cloud
3 43 (4.73%) Hybrid Cloud
4 35 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 30 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
6 28 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 21 (2.31%) Cloud Native
8 14 (1.54%) Clustering
9 13 (1.43%) PKI
10 12 (1.32%) Blog
10 12 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 10 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (0.99%) Replication
12 9 (0.99%) User Experience
13 7 (0.77%) FMCG
13 7 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.77%) Social Media
14 5 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 340 (37.40%) Windows
2 160 (17.60%) Windows Server
3 128 (14.08%) Linux
4 86 (9.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (4.18%) Windows 10
6 31 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.76%) VMS
8 12 (1.32%) Windows 7
9 9 (0.99%) Android
9 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 9 (0.99%) Windows 8
10 6 (0.66%) Unix
10 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (53.80%) DevOps
2 325 (35.75%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (15.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 134 (14.74%) Infrastructure as Code
5 123 (13.53%) Analytics
6 122 (13.42%) Configuration Management
7 118 (12.98%) Software Engineering
8 93 (10.23%) Test Automation
9 90 (9.90%) ITIL
10 87 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
11 85 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
11 85 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
12 78 (8.58%) Fintech
13 75 (8.25%) Scrum
14 65 (7.15%) Mentoring
15 62 (6.82%) Migration
16 58 (6.38%) ETL
17 57 (6.27%) Continuous Improvement
18 54 (5.94%) Microservices
19 50 (5.50%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 340 (37.40%) PowerShell
2 274 (30.14%) SQL
3 239 (26.29%) C#
4 148 (16.28%) Python
5 84 (9.24%) Bash Shell
6 77 (8.47%) JavaScript
7 68 (7.48%) Java
8 59 (6.49%) Ruby
9 26 (2.86%) Perl
9 26 (2.86%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.53%) PHP
12 21 (2.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 21 (2.31%) U-SQL
13 16 (1.76%) R
14 12 (1.32%) Go
15 9 (0.99%) Scala
16 5 (0.55%) C++
17 1 (0.11%) Groovy
17 1 (0.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (3.85%) Degree
3 27 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (2.53%) CCNA
4 23 (2.53%) MCSE
5 20 (2.20%) MCSA
6 12 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 8 (0.88%) CCNP
7 8 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.66%) RHCE
9 5 (0.55%) MCP
10 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.33%) CCA
11 3 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.33%) MCSD
11 3 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (0.22%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.22%) CISSP
12 2 (0.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.97%) SLA
2 23 (2.53%) QA
3 12 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.33%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 185 (20.35%) Docker
2 169 (18.59%) Active Directory
3 95 (10.45%) Hyper-V
4 84 (9.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (2.09%) vSphere
7 13 (1.43%) XenApp
8 10 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.77%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.55%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.33%) vCloud
13 2 (0.22%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.22%) KVM
13 2 (0.22%) LXC
13 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.22%) Xen
14 1 (0.11%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 185 (20.35%) Kubernetes
2 183 (20.13%) Terraform
3 156 (17.16%) Ansible
4 85 (9.35%) Puppet
5 64 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
7 34 (3.74%) Nagios
8 22 (2.42%) SCCM
9 20 (2.20%) Packer
10 17 (1.87%) SCOM
11 16 (1.76%) Kibana
12 14 (1.54%) ZABBIX
13 13 (1.43%) Docker Swarm
13 13 (1.43%) Grafana
14 12 (1.32%) HP SiteScope
15 10 (1.10%) FortiGate
15 10 (1.10%) Rancher
16 8 (0.88%) Consul
16 8 (0.88%) WSUS
17 5 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 424 (46.64%) Microsoft
2 135 (14.85%) VMware
3 75 (8.25%) Cisco
4 59 (6.49%) Databricks
5 53 (5.83%) Citrix
6 36 (3.96%) Oracle
7 32 (3.52%) Google
8 23 (2.53%) ServiceNow
9 20 (2.20%) Tableau
10 17 (1.87%) Splunk
11 16 (1.76%) Dynatrace
11 16 (1.76%) HP
11 16 (1.76%) SaltStack
12 13 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 12 (1.32%) MuleSoft
13 12 (1.32%) Perforce
14 11 (1.21%) Alibaba
15 10 (1.10%) Veeam
16 7 (0.77%) Atlassian
17 6 (0.66%) Xamarin