Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 546 684 919
Rank change year-on-year +138 +235 +176
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 696 566 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.34% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 589 494 212
UK median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.27% +7.73% +14.58%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,725 £36,000
90th Percentile £82,750 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%

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 138,416 165,583 162,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.41% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,868 134,836 134,784
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £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 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 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 May 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 +121 631 £60,000 +2.56% 157
UK excluding London +133 367 £55,000 +10.00% 85
London +116 303 £65,000 +1.96% 77
South East +93 145 £55,000 +10.00% 34
Midlands +49 74 £50,000 -20.00% 13
North of England -13 51 £41,250 -21.43% 12
East of England +108 49 £60,000 +26.32% 12
West Midlands +27 41 £57,500 -8.00% 6
Scotland +36 33 £55,000 -15.38% 4
East Midlands +50 32 £50,000 - 7
Yorkshire -10 28 £41,250 -32.93% 7
North West +25 13 £38,000 -27.62% 5
South West +30 10 £57,500 +27.78% 11
North East +4 10 £51,500 +14.44%
Wales +15 3 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £66,250 -

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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.

1 696 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 320 (45.98%) DevOps
3 309 (44.40%) Windows
4 304 (43.68%) Microsoft
5 249 (35.78%) PowerShell
6 217 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
7 197 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
8 192 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 186 (26.72%) Windows Server
10 184 (26.44%) Active Directory
11 182 (26.15%) VMware
12 163 (23.42%) Terraform
13 156 (22.41%) SQL
14 153 (21.98%) IaaS
15 150 (21.55%) Office 365
16 130 (18.68%) Docker
17 126 (18.10%) Kubernetes
18 120 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
19 118 (16.95%) Ansible
20 117 (16.81%) Firewall
21 107 (15.37%) ITIL
22 103 (14.80%) Python
23 101 (14.51%) C#
24 100 (14.37%) Finance
25 98 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
26 94 (13.51%) .NET
27 91 (13.07%) Linux
27 91 (13.07%) PaaS
28 90 (12.93%) Hyper-V
29 87 (12.50%) Continuous Integration

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 44 (6.32%) IIS
2 38 (5.46%) SharePoint
3 28 (4.02%) MS Exchange
4 25 (3.59%) Apache Spark
5 18 (2.59%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.16%) NServiceBus
7 13 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (1.58%) Apache
8 11 (1.58%) Apache Pig
9 10 (1.44%) Confluence
10 6 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.72%) nginx
11 5 (0.72%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.57%) Anypoint
13 2 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 55 (7.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 696 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 197 (28.30%) Amazon AWS
3 153 (21.98%) IaaS
4 150 (21.55%) Office 365
5 98 (14.08%) Google Cloud Platform
6 91 (13.07%) PaaS
7 68 (9.77%) Azure Active Directory
8 61 (8.76%) SaaS
9 31 (4.45%) AWS CloudFormation
9 31 (4.45%) Serverless
10 30 (4.31%) GitHub
11 29 (4.17%) Power Platform
12 25 (3.59%) Azure Stack
13 22 (3.16%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (2.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 16 (2.30%) Azure Functions
16 9 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
17 7 (1.01%) Mimecast
18 5 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
19 4 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 117 (16.81%) Firewall
2 52 (7.47%) DNS
3 44 (6.32%) TCP/IP
4 30 (4.31%) DHCP
5 26 (3.74%) Network Security
5 26 (3.74%) SAN
6 24 (3.45%) VPN
7 22 (3.16%) WAN
8 20 (2.87%) LAN
9 16 (2.30%) Internet
9 16 (2.30%) MPLS
10 14 (2.01%) SSL
11 12 (1.72%) FTP
11 12 (1.72%) SMTP
11 12 (1.72%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (1.44%) HTTP
12 10 (1.44%) Skype
13 7 (1.01%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.01%) VLAN
13 7 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 39 (5.60%) Big Data
3 34 (4.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 30 (4.31%) Data Lake
5 29 (4.17%) Power BI
6 26 (3.74%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 22 (3.16%) MySQL
8 18 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (2.44%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 15 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (1.87%) Blockchain
12 9 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (1.15%) HDInsight
14 7 (1.01%) Redis
15 6 (0.86%) Cosmos DB
15 6 (0.86%) Relational Database
15 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 87 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 81 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 54 (7.76%) TeamCity
4 51 (7.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 38 (5.46%) JIRA
6 36 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (5.03%) Bitbucket
8 30 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 14 (2.01%) Ant
10 14 (2.01%) Gradle
10 14 (2.01%) Maven
10 14 (2.01%) Visual Studio
11 11 (1.58%) GitLab
12 6 (0.86%) SonarQube
13 4 (0.57%) ReSharper
13 4 (0.57%) Selenium
14 3 (0.43%) SpecFlow
15 2 (0.29%) Artifactory
15 2 (0.29%) MSBuild
General
1 100 (14.37%) Finance
2 31 (4.45%) Banking
3 19 (2.73%) Law
4 12 (1.72%) Marketing
5 11 (1.58%) Advertising
6 8 (1.15%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.01%) Games
8 5 (0.72%) Electronics
8 5 (0.72%) Front Office
8 5 (0.72%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (13.51%) .NET
2 28 (4.02%) .NET Framework
3 23 (3.30%) .NET Core
3 23 (3.30%) JSON
4 17 (2.44%) Angular 2
5 16 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 16 (2.30%) Web Services
6 15 (2.16%) Elastic Stack
7 13 (1.87%) Kafka
7 13 (1.87%) Node.js
8 12 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.44%) PySpark
9 10 (1.44%) REST
10 9 (1.29%) AngularJS
10 9 (1.29%) jQuery
11 7 (1.01%) LAMP
12 6 (0.86%) Entity Framework
12 6 (0.86%) RESTful
12 6 (0.86%) Vue.js
12 6 (0.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.03%) Public Cloud
3 33 (4.74%) Clustering
4 24 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.02%) Hedge funds
6 17 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
8 15 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.16%) Fintech
9 13 (1.87%) Replication
10 12 (1.72%) Enterprise Cloud
11 11 (1.58%) Linux Command Line
12 10 (1.44%) Augmented Reality
13 9 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.29%) PKI
13 9 (1.29%) User Experience
14 8 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (1.15%) Internet of Things
15 5 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 309 (44.40%) Windows
2 186 (26.72%) Windows Server
3 91 (13.07%) Linux
4 23 (3.30%) Unix
4 23 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.58%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.15%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.01%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.86%) CentOS
10 5 (0.72%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.43%) Android
11 3 (0.43%) VMS
12 2 (0.29%) Solaris
12 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (45.98%) DevOps
2 217 (31.18%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 107 (15.37%) ITIL
5 87 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (11.93%) Microservices
7 76 (10.92%) Configuration Management
8 68 (9.77%) Infrastructure as Code
9 58 (8.33%) Scrum
10 57 (8.19%) Software Engineering
11 45 (6.47%) Migration
12 41 (5.89%) Problem-Solving
13 40 (5.75%) Test Automation
14 39 (5.60%) Data Science
15 38 (5.46%) Analytics
16 36 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
17 35 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
18 32 (4.60%) Computer Science
18 32 (4.60%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 249 (35.78%) PowerShell
2 156 (22.41%) SQL
3 103 (14.80%) Python
4 101 (14.51%) C#
5 51 (7.33%) Bash Shell
6 37 (5.32%) Perl
7 29 (4.17%) Java
8 28 (4.02%) TypeScript
9 26 (3.74%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.45%) Ruby
11 16 (2.30%) Scala
12 14 (2.01%) PHP
13 12 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.58%) Groovy
15 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.57%) Go
16 4 (0.57%) PHP 5
16 4 (0.57%) PHP 7
16 4 (0.57%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (7.18%) Degree
3 34 (4.89%) MCSE
4 16 (2.30%) Security Cleared
5 15 (2.16%) MCSA
6 14 (2.01%) CCA
6 14 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 6 (0.86%) CISSP
9 5 (0.72%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.72%) CEH
9 5 (0.72%) CISM
9 5 (0.72%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.72%) GIAC
9 5 (0.72%) SANS
10 3 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.29%) CCNA
11 2 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.44%) SLA
3 9 (1.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 184 (26.44%) Active Directory
2 130 (18.68%) Docker
3 120 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 90 (12.93%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (2.87%) vSphere
7 13 (1.87%) Virtual Machines
8 12 (1.72%) Terminal Server
9 8 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (1.01%) XenDesktop
11 6 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 6 (0.86%) XenApp
12 5 (0.72%) LXC
12 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.57%) KVM
14 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.14%) NFS
15 1 (0.14%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 163 (23.42%) Terraform
2 126 (18.10%) Kubernetes
3 118 (16.95%) Ansible
4 62 (8.91%) Puppet
5 52 (7.47%) Opscode Chef
6 36 (5.17%) SCCM
7 24 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
8 23 (3.30%) Salt
9 18 (2.59%) Nagios
10 17 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
10 17 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
11 16 (2.30%) Kibana
11 16 (2.30%) SCOM
12 14 (2.01%) AirWatch
13 13 (1.87%) vCenter Server
14 9 (1.29%) Prometheus
15 7 (1.01%) PowerCLI
16 6 (0.86%) HAProxy
17 5 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
17 5 (0.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 304 (43.68%) Microsoft
2 182 (26.15%) VMware
3 70 (10.06%) Citrix
4 64 (9.20%) Google
5 33 (4.74%) Cisco
6 27 (3.88%) Databricks
7 23 (3.30%) Atlassian
8 19 (2.73%) Oracle
9 15 (2.16%) NetApp
10 12 (1.72%) Aruba
11 10 (1.44%) Cloudera
12 9 (1.29%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.15%) EMC
13 8 (1.15%) Ivanti
14 7 (1.01%) Fortinet
14 7 (1.01%) New Relic
15 6 (0.86%) HP
15 6 (0.86%) Veeam
16 5 (0.72%) Meraki
16 5 (0.72%) MuleSoft