Period
to 23 September 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 468 669 838
Rank change year-on-year +201 +169 +178
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 854 558 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 710 500 296
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +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 134,078 158,754 168,682
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.03% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 106,768 127,893 135,219
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +176 791 £60,000 +2.56% 118
UK excluding London +176 465 £50,000 -4.76% 70
London +150 352 £70,000 +7.69% 50
South East +126 214 £50,000 -13.04% 22
North of England +17 85 £48,750 -7.14% 17
Midlands +83 79 £45,000 -10.00% 15
West Midlands +58 47 £44,500 -25.83% 10
East of England +79 41 £60,000 +26.32% 9
North West +46 38 £52,500 -10.64% 9
East Midlands +44 32 £50,000 +3.63% 5
Yorkshire -37 29 £41,875 -20.24% 8
Scotland +37 24 £55,000 -13.73% 2
North East +35 18 £53,250 +25.29%
South West +20 17 £46,250 -1.60% 5
Wales +10 4 £40,000 -40.74%
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 854 (100.00%) Azure
2 423 (49.53%) DevOps
3 364 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 332 (38.88%) Windows
5 289 (33.84%) PowerShell
6 260 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
7 235 (27.52%) AWS
8 210 (24.59%) Office 365
9 209 (24.47%) Terraform
10 194 (22.72%) Windows Server
11 192 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 192 (22.48%) SQL
12 191 (22.37%) Active Directory
13 180 (21.08%) Kubernetes
14 172 (20.14%) Docker
15 168 (19.67%) IaaS
16 165 (19.32%) VMware
17 152 (17.80%) C#
18 145 (16.98%) Ansible
19 133 (15.57%) SQL Server
20 130 (15.22%) PaaS
21 119 (13.93%) Hyper-V
21 119 (13.93%) Firewall
22 118 (13.82%) .NET
22 118 (13.82%) Jenkins
23 116 (13.58%) Linux
24 114 (13.35%) Finance
25 112 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
26 103 (12.06%) ITIL
27 101 (11.83%) Python

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 48 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 44 (5.15%) IIS
3 43 (5.04%) Skype for Business
4 28 (3.28%) Confluence
4 28 (3.28%) MS Exchange
5 24 (2.81%) Apache Spark
6 21 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
7 15 (1.76%) NServiceBus
8 11 (1.29%) OpenStack
9 9 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.82%) Apache
10 7 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.70%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.35%) nginx
14 2 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
14 2 (0.23%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
14 2 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 45 (5.27%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 854 (100.00%) Azure
2 235 (27.52%) AWS
3 210 (24.59%) Office 365
4 168 (19.67%) IaaS
5 130 (15.22%) PaaS
6 86 (10.07%) Azure Active Directory
7 70 (8.20%) GCP
8 68 (7.96%) SaaS
9 56 (6.56%) Power Platform
10 52 (6.09%) AWS CloudFormation
11 41 (4.80%) Azure Data Factory
12 26 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
13 25 (2.93%) Serverless
14 20 (2.34%) GitHub
15 18 (2.11%) Azure Functions
16 16 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 15 (1.76%) Azure Stack
18 14 (1.64%) Azure Machine Learning
18 14 (1.64%) OneDrive
19 7 (0.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (13.93%) Firewall
2 73 (8.55%) DNS
3 38 (4.45%) DHCP
3 38 (4.45%) Skype
4 36 (4.22%) TCP/IP
5 33 (3.86%) SAN
6 29 (3.40%) Network Security
7 27 (3.16%) LAN
8 25 (2.93%) VPN
8 25 (2.93%) WAN
9 16 (1.87%) MPLS
9 16 (1.87%) Software-Defined Networking
10 12 (1.41%) FTP
10 12 (1.41%) SMTP
11 10 (1.17%) Internet
11 10 (1.17%) VLAN
12 9 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (0.94%) Wireless
14 6 (0.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 55 (6.44%) Power BI
3 54 (6.32%) Azure SQL Database
4 36 (4.22%) Big Data
4 36 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.28%) Data Lake
6 25 (2.93%) Hadoop
7 23 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 22 (2.58%) MySQL
9 20 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
11 17 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.76%) RDBMS
12 15 (1.76%) Relational Database
13 11 (1.29%) Redis
14 10 (1.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 9 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
16 8 (0.94%) GIS
16 8 (0.94%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 118 (13.82%) Jenkins
2 85 (9.95%) Git (software)
3 68 (7.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 53 (6.21%) TeamCity
5 42 (4.92%) JIRA
6 39 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (4.22%) Bitbucket
8 27 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (2.11%) Visual Studio
10 16 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (1.76%) SonarQube
12 14 (1.64%) GitLab
13 12 (1.41%) Selenium
13 12 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 11 (1.29%) CircleCI
14 11 (1.29%) git-flow
15 8 (0.94%) Fiddler
15 8 (0.94%) LINQPad
16 7 (0.82%) Vagrant
17 5 (0.59%) MSBuild
General
1 114 (13.35%) Finance
2 32 (3.75%) Public Sector
3 20 (2.34%) Marketing
4 18 (2.11%) Banking
4 18 (2.11%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.87%) Retail
6 9 (1.05%) Games
7 7 (0.82%) Law
8 6 (0.70%) Advertising
9 5 (0.59%) Billing
9 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.47%) Automotive
10 4 (0.47%) Electronics
10 4 (0.47%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.35%) Legal
12 2 (0.23%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Back Office
13 1 (0.12%) Police
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (13.82%) .NET
2 32 (3.75%) JSON
3 30 (3.51%) .NET Framework
4 25 (2.93%) ASP.NET
4 25 (2.93%) React
5 23 (2.69%) AngularJS
6 22 (2.58%) REST
7 20 (2.34%) .NET Core
8 19 (2.22%) Angular 2
8 19 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
8 19 (2.22%) Kafka
9 15 (1.76%) Vue.js
10 14 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.64%) CSS
10 14 (1.64%) Web Services
11 13 (1.52%) HTML
12 10 (1.17%) Node.js
12 10 (1.17%) SAML
12 10 (1.17%) SOAP
13 9 (1.05%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.09%) Public Cloud
3 34 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (3.98%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (3.28%) Enterprise Cloud
6 21 (2.46%) Replication
7 14 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 13 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (1.52%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.17%) Clustering
10 8 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.70%) Blog
11 6 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 6 (0.70%) Mobile App
11 6 (0.70%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (0.47%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.47%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.47%) User Experience
12 4 (0.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 332 (38.88%) Windows
2 194 (22.72%) Windows Server
3 116 (13.58%) Linux
4 48 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (4.57%) Windows 10
6 21 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (2.34%) Unix
8 15 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.76%) Windows 7
9 14 (1.64%) Android
10 10 (1.17%) VMS
11 7 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.12%) CentOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (49.53%) DevOps
2 260 (30.44%) Agile Software Development
3 192 (22.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 112 (13.11%) Continuous Integration
5 103 (12.06%) ITIL
6 98 (11.48%) Infrastructure as Code
7 94 (11.01%) Configuration Management
8 92 (10.77%) Microservices
8 92 (10.77%) Scrum
9 89 (10.42%) Software Engineering
10 86 (10.07%) Problem-Solving
11 70 (8.20%) Test Automation
12 55 (6.44%) Analytics
13 51 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
14 49 (5.74%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (5.27%) Migration
16 44 (5.15%) Change Management
17 41 (4.80%) Mentoring
18 37 (4.33%) Machine Learning
19 36 (4.22%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 289 (33.84%) PowerShell
2 192 (22.48%) SQL
3 152 (17.80%) C#
4 101 (11.83%) Python
5 62 (7.26%) Bash Shell
6 51 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 39 (4.57%) Java
8 33 (3.86%) Ruby
9 27 (3.16%) TypeScript
10 20 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 19 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 14 (1.64%) PHP
13 13 (1.52%) Perl
14 8 (0.94%) Go
15 7 (0.82%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 4 (0.47%) U-SQL
17 3 (0.35%) Scala
17 3 (0.35%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.23%) VBScript
19 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (7.14%) Degree
2 46 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (3.28%) MCSE
4 24 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (2.46%) CCNA
6 13 (1.52%) CCNP
6 13 (1.52%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.17%) CCA
7 10 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
7 10 (1.17%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.05%) MCSA
9 8 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (0.70%) MCITP
10 6 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.47%) MCP
12 3 (0.35%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.12%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.41%) SLA
2 11 (1.29%) QA
3 8 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.47%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 191 (22.37%) Active Directory
2 172 (20.14%) Docker
3 119 (13.93%) Hyper-V
4 101 (11.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.04%) vSphere
7 21 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.52%) XenApp
9 12 (1.41%) Terminal Server
10 9 (1.05%) vCloud
11 8 (0.94%) Cronacle
12 6 (0.70%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.47%) LXC
14 3 (0.35%) KVM
14 3 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.35%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.23%) Xen
16 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 209 (24.47%) Terraform
2 180 (21.08%) Kubernetes
3 145 (16.98%) Ansible
4 87 (10.19%) Puppet
5 82 (9.60%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (6.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 28 (3.28%) Kibana
8 27 (3.16%) SCCM
9 16 (1.87%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (1.87%) Prometheus
10 14 (1.64%) vCenter Server
11 12 (1.41%) Nagios
11 12 (1.41%) SCOM
12 11 (1.29%) Salt
13 9 (1.05%) AirWatch
13 9 (1.05%) Packer
14 8 (0.94%) Control-M
15 6 (0.70%) FortiGate
16 5 (0.59%) WSUS
17 4 (0.47%) Mesos
Vendors
1 364 (42.62%) Microsoft
2 165 (19.32%) VMware
3 73 (8.55%) Citrix
4 71 (8.31%) Cisco
5 45 (5.27%) Google
6 37 (4.33%) Oracle
7 28 (3.28%) Databricks
8 22 (2.58%) Veeam
9 17 (1.99%) Atlassian
10 13 (1.52%) CheckPoint
11 12 (1.41%) Aruba
12 10 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.82%) Ivanti
14 6 (0.70%) Altiris
14 6 (0.70%) HP
14 6 (0.70%) MuleSoft
15 5 (0.59%) Dell
15 5 (0.59%) NetApp
15 5 (0.59%) Tableau
15 5 (0.59%) Xamarin