Period
to

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

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
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 422 234 331
Rank change year-on-year -188 +97 +198
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 1,477 1,588 705
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 1.47% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.61% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,145 1,423 628
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -0.83% +0.83%
75th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -9.09%

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 167,324 98,845 75,134
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.09% 91.70% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 85,704 70,897 61,231
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,173 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +5.56%

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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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 -183 1,275 £67,500 +12.50% 137
Work from Home -194 723 £65,000 +9.70% 68
London -166 710 £75,000 +7.14% 64
UK excluding London -194 577 £60,000 +14.29% 76
South East -90 168 £60,000 - 17
North of England -185 161 £60,000 +20.00% 18
Midlands -58 139 £60,000 +13.21% 9
West Midlands -61 94 £61,250 +16.67% 4
Yorkshire -143 79 £58,750 +23.68% 7
North West -154 68 £55,000 +4.76% 8
East of England -66 49 £51,500 -10.43% 12
East Midlands -18 45 £60,000 +4.35% 5
South West -73 34 £50,000 - 13
Scotland -46 31 £57,500 - 4
North East -13 14 £72,500 +26.09% 3
Wales -46 11 £55,000 +22.22% 2

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Azure Engineer job roles required the following 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 1,477 (100.00%) Azure
2 857 (58.02%) DevOps
3 586 (39.68%) Azure DevOps
4 527 (35.68%) Microsoft
5 525 (35.55%) Python
6 486 (32.90%) CI/CD
7 485 (32.84%) PowerShell
8 457 (30.94%) Agile
9 452 (30.60%) SQL
10 438 (29.65%) Terraform
11 361 (24.44%) Kubernetes
12 319 (21.60%) AWS
13 286 (19.36%) Windows
14 285 (19.30%) Infrastructure as Code
15 269 (18.21%) Data Lake
16 267 (18.08%) Finance
17 259 (17.54%) Active Directory
17 259 (17.54%) Databricks
18 255 (17.26%) Docker
18 255 (17.26%) Bash
19 254 (17.20%) Azure Data Factory
20 252 (17.06%) Social Skills
21 237 (16.05%) Analytics
22 232 (15.71%) PaaS
23 223 (15.10%) .NET
24 221 (14.96%) Microsoft 365
25 212 (14.35%) Ansible
26 211 (14.29%) ETL
27 207 (14.01%) SQL Server
28 205 (13.88%) Linux

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 65 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 32 (2.17%) MS Exchange
3 29 (1.96%) IIS
4 26 (1.76%) Confluence
5 25 (1.69%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.29%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.68%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.61%) CMS
8 9 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.34%) Apache
10 4 (0.27%) Apache Airflow
11 2 (0.14%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.068%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.068%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.068%) SAS
12 1 (0.068%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (1.83%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.068%) CATIA
5 1 (0.068%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1,477 (100.00%) Azure
2 586 (39.68%) Azure DevOps
3 319 (21.60%) AWS
4 254 (17.20%) Azure Data Factory
5 232 (15.71%) PaaS
6 221 (14.96%) Microsoft 365
7 197 (13.34%) IaaS
8 173 (11.71%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 164 (11.10%) Azure AKS
10 162 (10.97%) Azure Active Directory
11 161 (10.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 147 (9.95%) Power Platform
13 146 (9.88%) Serverless
14 142 (9.61%) GCP
15 138 (9.34%) GitHub
16 133 (9.00%) Azure Monitor
17 93 (6.30%) Azure Service Bus
18 89 (6.03%) Azure Functions
19 88 (5.96%) SaaS
20 87 (5.89%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 111 (7.52%) Firewall
2 78 (5.28%) DNS
3 53 (3.59%) WAN
4 49 (3.32%) DHCP
5 35 (2.37%) Network Security
6 33 (2.23%) Cisco IPT
6 33 (2.23%) SAN
7 31 (2.10%) LAN
8 28 (1.90%) SD-WAN
9 25 (1.69%) TCP/IP
10 24 (1.62%) SSL
11 23 (1.56%) VPN
12 21 (1.42%) Internet
12 21 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (1.22%) HTTPS
14 16 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (0.74%) Broadband
16 10 (0.68%) NAS
16 10 (0.68%) Skype
17 9 (0.61%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (18.21%) Data Lake
2 207 (14.01%) SQL Server
3 147 (9.95%) Data Warehouse
4 125 (8.46%) Power BI
5 124 (8.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 114 (7.72%) Big Data
7 77 (5.21%) NoSQL
8 59 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
9 55 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (3.25%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 48 (3.25%) Tableau
11 39 (2.64%) Relational Database
12 34 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 32 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
14 30 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 27 (1.83%) MongoDB
16 25 (1.69%) MySQL
17 21 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
18 19 (1.29%) Hadoop
19 18 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 184 (12.46%) Jenkins
2 151 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 63 (4.27%) TeamCity
4 62 (4.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 45 (3.05%) Selenium
6 42 (2.84%) JIRA
7 36 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 32 (2.17%) GitLab
9 31 (2.10%) CircleCI
10 21 (1.42%) Bitbucket
10 21 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (1.35%) Cucumber
12 18 (1.22%) Terragrunt
13 13 (0.88%) Postman
14 12 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.61%) Eclipse
15 9 (0.61%) Grunt
15 9 (0.61%) Maven
16 8 (0.54%) SonarQube
General
1 267 (18.08%) Finance
2 252 (17.06%) Social Skills
3 130 (8.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 94 (6.36%) Retail
5 90 (6.09%) Analytical Skills
6 83 (5.62%) Public Sector
7 76 (5.15%) Banking
8 40 (2.71%) Law
9 35 (2.37%) Esports
10 34 (2.30%) Games
11 27 (1.83%) Marketing
12 20 (1.35%) Legal
13 18 (1.22%) Financial Institution
14 17 (1.15%) Online Betting
15 15 (1.02%) Documentation Skills
16 13 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
16 13 (0.88%) Publishing
16 13 (0.88%) Telecoms
17 11 (0.74%) Retail Banking
18 9 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (15.10%) .NET
2 130 (8.80%) ARM Templates
3 72 (4.87%) Node.js
4 70 (4.74%) YAML
5 64 (4.33%) PySpark
6 56 (3.79%) React
7 51 (3.45%) JSON
8 46 (3.11%) .NET Core
9 40 (2.71%) Elastic Stack
9 40 (2.71%) Kafka
10 34 (2.30%) Web Services
11 30 (2.03%) REST
11 30 (2.03%) RESTful
12 27 (1.83%) ASP.NET
13 23 (1.56%) ADO
13 23 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
14 21 (1.42%) AngularJS
14 21 (1.42%) HTML
15 19 (1.29%) CSS
16 18 (1.22%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 92 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 81 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 72 (4.87%) Data Centre
4 54 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 43 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 40 (2.71%) Cloud Native
7 38 (2.57%) IoT
8 34 (2.30%) iPhone
9 32 (2.17%) FMCG
10 30 (2.03%) Virtual Team
11 27 (1.83%) Mobile App
12 25 (1.69%) Blockchain
13 17 (1.15%) Online Games
13 17 (1.15%) Sports Betting
14 16 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (0.95%) PKI
15 14 (0.95%) Self-Motivation
16 12 (0.81%) Enterprise Cloud
16 12 (0.81%) Reinsurance
17 10 (0.68%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 286 (19.36%) Windows
2 205 (13.88%) Linux
3 139 (9.41%) Windows Server
4 50 (3.39%) Windows Server 2019
5 38 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (2.57%) Windows Server 2016
6 29 (1.96%) Windows 10
7 21 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (0.88%) CentOS
9 11 (0.74%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.68%) Android
11 9 (0.61%) Unix
12 6 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.34%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.20%) Debian
15 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.14%) VMS
16 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 857 (58.02%) DevOps
2 486 (32.90%) CI/CD
3 457 (30.94%) Agile
4 285 (19.30%) Infrastructure as Code
5 237 (16.05%) Analytics
6 211 (14.29%) ETL
7 196 (13.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 165 (11.17%) Business Intelligence
9 161 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
10 147 (9.95%) Problem-Solving
11 129 (8.73%) Software Engineering
12 127 (8.60%) Platform Engineering
13 125 (8.46%) Configuration Management
14 121 (8.19%) Data Engineering
15 111 (7.52%) Scrum
16 107 (7.24%) Log Analytics
17 102 (6.91%) Test Automation
18 100 (6.77%) Data Analytics
19 99 (6.70%) Continuous Improvement
20 96 (6.50%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 525 (35.55%) Python
2 485 (32.84%) PowerShell
3 452 (30.60%) SQL
4 255 (17.26%) Bash
5 204 (13.81%) C#
6 177 (11.98%) Java
7 119 (8.06%) Scala
8 105 (7.11%) JavaScript
9 72 (4.87%) Go
10 56 (3.79%) Ruby
11 51 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 47 (3.18%) Groovy
13 34 (2.30%) Bicep
13 34 (2.30%) Shell Script
14 31 (2.10%) TypeScript
15 21 (1.42%) PHP
16 16 (1.08%) R
17 10 (0.68%) ES6
18 9 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 9 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 65 (4.40%) Degree
1 65 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (3.32%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (2.64%) CISSP
5 36 (2.44%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 30 (2.03%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.15%) MCSE
8 14 (0.95%) MCSA
9 10 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (0.61%) A+ Certification
10 9 (0.61%) CCNA
10 9 (0.61%) Master's Degree
11 8 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.41%) RHCE
13 5 (0.34%) LPIC
14 4 (0.27%) CEH
14 4 (0.27%) HNC
14 4 (0.27%) MCDST
15 3 (0.20%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (2.51%) QA
2 32 (2.17%) SLA
3 27 (1.83%) Data Quality
4 20 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (1.02%) GDPR
6 6 (0.41%) Accessibility
6 6 (0.41%) NIST
7 5 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.14%) GRC
10 1 (0.068%) GLBA
10 1 (0.068%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.068%) SOC 2
System Software
1 259 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 255 (17.26%) Docker
3 66 (4.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (2.57%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.88%) vSphere
8 10 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.20%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.20%) Firmware
10 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.068%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.068%) NFS
11 1 (0.068%) Samba
11 1 (0.068%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 438 (29.65%) Terraform
2 361 (24.44%) Kubernetes
3 212 (14.35%) Ansible
4 80 (5.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 71 (4.81%) Puppet
6 55 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (2.51%) SCCM
8 27 (1.83%) Grafana
9 25 (1.69%) Kibana
10 23 (1.56%) Istio
11 21 (1.42%) Prometheus
11 21 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
12 17 (1.15%) logstash
12 17 (1.15%) ZABBIX
13 14 (0.95%) Cobbler
14 11 (0.74%) SCOM
15 8 (0.54%) Rancher
16 7 (0.47%) Nagios
17 6 (0.41%) Argo
17 6 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 527 (35.68%) Microsoft
2 259 (17.54%) Databricks
3 128 (8.67%) VMware
4 41 (2.78%) Cisco
5 36 (2.44%) Dynatrace
6 34 (2.30%) Oracle
7 33 (2.23%) Google
8 29 (1.96%) Citrix
9 24 (1.62%) SaltStack
9 24 (1.62%) Splunk
10 22 (1.49%) Facebook
11 21 (1.42%) Meraki
12 19 (1.29%) Forcepoint
13 18 (1.22%) ServiceNow
14 15 (1.02%) Civica
15 14 (0.95%) Veeam
16 13 (0.88%) Informatica
17 11 (0.74%) Sophos
18 10 (0.68%) Dell
19 9 (0.61%) Sitecore