Period
to 11 July 2020

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 July 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
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 321 507 669
Rank change year-on-year +186 +162 +222
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 707 788 617
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.92% 0.54% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 702 722 563
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £39,100 £39,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +2.44%

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 73,372 140,313 170,662
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 95.87% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 59,082 111,994 138,243
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Azure Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Engineer over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 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 +206 667 £60,000 - 99
London +152 351 £75,000 +15.38% 40
UK excluding London +175 326 £50,000 -9.09% 61
South East +75 96 £60,000 +9.09% 15
North of England +167 95 £50,000 +13.64% 13
Work from Home +68 78 £55,000 -12.00% 15
Midlands +119 74 £50,000 - 19
West Midlands +103 52 £50,000 -13.04% 17
Yorkshire +129 50 £50,000 +21.21% 2
North West +131 41 £50,000 +13.64% 11
East of England +59 26 £45,000 -25.00% 5
South West +113 22 £48,750 -2.50% 7
East Midlands +61 21 £47,500 +5.56% 2
Wales +22 8 £49,500 +37.50% 1
Scotland +45 6 £55,000 - 1
North East +11 4 £50,000 -7.41%

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 707 (100.00%) Azure
2 363 (51.34%) DevOps
3 277 (39.18%) Microsoft
4 230 (32.53%) Windows
5 206 (29.14%) PowerShell
6 200 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
7 198 (28.01%) SQL
8 168 (23.76%) Terraform
9 159 (22.49%) Python
10 153 (21.64%) AWS
11 146 (20.65%) Docker
11 146 (20.65%) Kubernetes
12 143 (20.23%) SQL Server
13 138 (19.52%) C#
14 135 (19.09%) Active Directory
15 121 (17.11%) Office 365
16 118 (16.69%) .NET
17 113 (15.98%) Finance
18 112 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 107 (15.13%) Analytics
20 104 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
21 101 (14.29%) Windows Server
22 97 (13.72%) Software Engineering
23 96 (13.58%) Linux
24 94 (13.30%) VMware
24 94 (13.30%) IaaS
25 91 (12.87%) Ansible
25 91 (12.87%) Data Lake
26 90 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
27 87 (12.31%) 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 39 (5.52%) SharePoint
2 27 (3.82%) IIS
3 23 (3.25%) MS Exchange
4 14 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (1.84%) Apache Spark
6 11 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.99%) Apache
8 7 (0.99%) Confluence
8 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
10 4 (0.57%) Apache Airflow
10 4 (0.57%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.14%) Anypoint
12 1 (0.14%) Apache Synapse
12 1 (0.14%) Ethereum
12 1 (0.14%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) SAS
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 707 (100.00%) Azure
2 153 (21.64%) AWS
3 121 (17.11%) Office 365
4 94 (13.30%) IaaS
5 85 (12.02%) PaaS
5 85 (12.02%) Power Platform
6 81 (11.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 75 (10.61%) Azure Active Directory
7 75 (10.61%) SaaS
8 37 (5.23%) GCP
9 32 (4.53%) Serverless
10 22 (3.11%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (3.11%) Azure Functions
11 20 (2.83%) Cloud Computing
12 14 (1.98%) Data Lake Analytics
13 8 (1.13%) GitHub
14 7 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.99%) Logic Apps
15 6 (0.85%) Datadog
15 6 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 64 (9.05%) Firewall
2 36 (5.09%) Network Security
3 23 (3.25%) VPN
4 20 (2.83%) DNS
5 19 (2.69%) LAN
5 19 (2.69%) WAN
6 14 (1.98%) DHCP
7 12 (1.70%) SAN
8 9 (1.27%) Internet
9 8 (1.13%) TCP/IP
10 7 (0.99%) Skype
11 6 (0.85%) NetScaler
11 6 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (0.85%) VoIP
12 5 (0.71%) HTTP
12 5 (0.71%) SSL
13 4 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (0.57%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.57%) VLAN
13 4 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 91 (12.87%) Data Lake
3 83 (11.74%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (11.46%) Power BI
5 79 (11.17%) Azure SQL Database
6 48 (6.79%) Cosmos DB
7 35 (4.95%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 32 (4.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 29 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 28 (3.96%) Snowflake Schema
11 27 (3.82%) NoSQL
12 19 (2.69%) Big Data
13 18 (2.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 14 (1.98%) PolyBase
15 12 (1.70%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.56%) MongoDB
17 10 (1.41%) MySQL
18 7 (0.99%) Blockchain
18 7 (0.99%) OLAP
18 7 (0.99%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 65 (9.19%) Jenkins
2 46 (6.51%) TeamCity
3 45 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 44 (6.22%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (3.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 23 (3.25%) GitLab
7 22 (3.11%) Visual Studio
8 15 (2.12%) Bitbucket
9 13 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 11 (1.56%) JIRA
11 9 (1.27%) git-flow
12 8 (1.13%) Gatling
13 7 (0.99%) Hudson
13 7 (0.99%) Selenium
13 7 (0.99%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.85%) SpecFlow
15 5 (0.71%) Maven
15 5 (0.71%) SonarQube
16 4 (0.57%) Flyway
16 4 (0.57%) Liquibase
General
1 113 (15.98%) Finance
2 34 (4.81%) Banking
3 32 (4.53%) Marketing
4 18 (2.55%) Law
5 12 (1.70%) Retail
6 11 (1.56%) Billing
7 9 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.13%) Public Sector
9 5 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.57%) Advertising
10 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.57%) Games
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 2 (0.28%) Legal
11 2 (0.28%) Police
12 1 (0.14%) Back Office
12 1 (0.14%) Housing Association
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (16.69%) .NET
2 40 (5.66%) .NET Core
3 29 (4.10%) .NET Framework
4 24 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 20 (2.83%) ASP.NET Web API
6 18 (2.55%) MDX
7 17 (2.40%) HTML
8 13 (1.84%) RESTful
8 13 (1.84%) YAML
9 12 (1.70%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.70%) CSS
9 12 (1.70%) JSON
9 12 (1.70%) Web Services
10 11 (1.56%) Node.js
10 11 (1.56%) React
10 11 (1.56%) REST
11 10 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.41%) PySpark
12 7 (0.99%) Kafka
12 7 (0.99%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
2 51 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (6.79%) Cloud Native
4 35 (4.95%) Public Cloud
5 21 (2.97%) Clustering
6 17 (2.40%) Data Centre
6 17 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
7 16 (2.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 13 (1.84%) Private Cloud
9 12 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
10 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
11 8 (1.13%) Blog
11 8 (1.13%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.99%) User Experience
13 6 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
14 5 (0.71%) FMCG
14 5 (0.71%) Management Information System
14 5 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
15 4 (0.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 230 (32.53%) Windows
2 101 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 96 (13.58%) Linux
4 25 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (3.11%) Windows Server 2016
6 16 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (2.12%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (1.56%) Unix
9 10 (1.41%) Windows 10
10 9 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.57%) Android
11 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) VMS
13 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (51.34%) DevOps
2 200 (28.29%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 107 (15.13%) Analytics
5 104 (14.71%) Infrastructure as Code
6 97 (13.72%) Software Engineering
7 90 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (12.31%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (11.74%) Fintech
10 72 (10.18%) Configuration Management
11 63 (8.91%) Migration
12 59 (8.35%) ETL
13 55 (7.78%) Scrum
14 49 (6.93%) Test Automation
15 47 (6.65%) Data Engineering
16 42 (5.94%) Microservices
17 37 (5.23%) Stakeholder Management
18 35 (4.95%) CRM
19 34 (4.81%) Continuous Improvement
19 34 (4.81%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 206 (29.14%) PowerShell
2 198 (28.01%) SQL
3 159 (22.49%) Python
4 138 (19.52%) C#
5 62 (8.77%) Bash Shell
6 50 (7.07%) Java
7 37 (5.23%) Ruby
8 35 (4.95%) JavaScript
9 25 (3.54%) Scala
10 20 (2.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 20 (2.83%) Perl
10 20 (2.83%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.69%) R
11 19 (2.69%) T-SQL
12 17 (2.40%) Go
13 14 (1.98%) U-SQL
14 10 (1.41%) PHP
15 9 (1.27%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.85%) Groovy
16 6 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (6.51%) Degree
2 24 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (1.84%) MCSE
5 12 (1.70%) CCNA
6 10 (1.41%) MCSA
7 5 (0.71%) AWS Certification
7 5 (0.71%) MCP
7 5 (0.71%) SANS
8 4 (0.57%) CISSP
8 4 (0.57%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (0.42%) MCT
9 3 (0.42%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.28%) RHCE
11 1 (0.14%) APMG
11 1 (0.14%) CCNP
11 1 (0.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.40%) QA
1 17 (2.40%) SLA
2 13 (1.84%) NIST
3 6 (0.85%) GDPR
4 5 (0.71%) AICPA
4 5 (0.71%) COBIT
5 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.42%) PMO
7 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.14%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.14%) NCSC
System Software
1 146 (20.65%) Docker
2 135 (19.09%) Active Directory
3 52 (7.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (5.94%) Hyper-V
5 28 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (2.97%) vSphere
7 11 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.42%) vCloud
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.28%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.28%) XenApp
11 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 168 (23.76%) Terraform
2 146 (20.65%) Kubernetes
3 91 (12.87%) Ansible
4 50 (7.07%) Puppet
5 43 (6.08%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.25%) SCCM
7 16 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 16 (2.26%) Packer
8 15 (2.12%) Grafana
8 15 (2.12%) Nagios
9 8 (1.13%) Failover Clustering
9 8 (1.13%) Kibana
9 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (0.99%) Consul
10 7 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 6 (0.85%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.85%) Rancher
12 5 (0.71%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.57%) Cobbler
13 4 (0.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 277 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.30%) VMware
3 64 (9.05%) Databricks
4 44 (6.22%) Cisco
5 34 (4.81%) Citrix
6 23 (3.25%) Oracle
7 20 (2.83%) Google
8 12 (1.70%) Tableau
9 11 (1.56%) EnterpriseDB
9 11 (1.56%) Splunk
10 8 (1.13%) Dynatrace
11 7 (0.99%) CheckPoint
11 7 (0.99%) Juniper
11 7 (0.99%) Meraki
11 7 (0.99%) Remedy
11 7 (0.99%) SaltStack
12 6 (0.85%) New Relic
12 6 (0.85%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.71%) Polycom
13 5 (0.71%) Salesforce.com