Period
to 14 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 432 632 803
Rank change year-on-year +200 +171 +206
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 892 587 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.37% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.38% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 756 518 367
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £38,250 £38,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,500 £51,250 £48,250
% change year-on-year -1.46% +6.22% -3.50%

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 126,195 152,702 172,606
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.86% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 101,017 122,421 138,835
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £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 14 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Top 15 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 14 December 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 +200 849 £60,000 +9.09% 157
UK excluding London +188 496 £50,500 -1.46% 94
London +150 362 £72,500 +16.00% 69
South East +101 195 £55,000 - 36
North of England +85 133 £50,000 +5.26% 31
Midlands +94 106 £50,000 - 13
North West +101 84 £47,500 -9.09% 19
West Midlands +78 73 £45,000 -14.29% 9
Yorkshire +5 40 £52,500 +10.53% 12
East Midlands +30 33 £62,500 +29.53% 4
East of England +60 27 £50,500 +12.22% 1
South West +25 18 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Scotland +38 9 £41,250 -25.00% 3
North East +17 9 £48,750 +36.36%
Wales +5 8 £50,000 -6.98% 4

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 892 (100.00%) Azure
2 479 (53.70%) DevOps
3 420 (47.09%) Microsoft
4 364 (40.81%) Windows
5 316 (35.43%) PowerShell
6 282 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
7 248 (27.80%) SQL
8 246 (27.58%) AWS
9 210 (23.54%) C#
10 190 (21.30%) Terraform
11 187 (20.96%) Office 365
12 185 (20.74%) Active Directory
13 183 (20.52%) Kubernetes
14 180 (20.18%) .NET
15 174 (19.51%) Docker
16 170 (19.06%) Windows Server
17 165 (18.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 160 (17.94%) Ansible
19 146 (16.37%) SQL Server
20 145 (16.26%) VMware
21 137 (15.36%) Linux
22 131 (14.69%) Infrastructure as Code
23 127 (14.24%) IaaS
24 124 (13.90%) Configuration Management
25 123 (13.79%) Python
26 122 (13.68%) PaaS
27 117 (13.12%) Jenkins
28 111 (12.44%) Software Engineering
29 107 (12.00%) Hyper-V
30 103 (11.55%) Firewall

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 (6.61%) IIS
2 43 (4.82%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.48%) Skype for Business
4 30 (3.36%) Confluence
4 30 (3.36%) MS Exchange
5 26 (2.91%) Apache Spark
6 19 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.23%) Anypoint
7 11 (1.23%) Apache
7 11 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 6 (0.67%) nginx
9 5 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.56%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.22%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.22%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 892 (100.00%) Azure
2 246 (27.58%) AWS
3 187 (20.96%) Office 365
4 127 (14.24%) IaaS
5 122 (13.68%) PaaS
6 98 (10.99%) Azure Active Directory
7 69 (7.74%) Power Platform
8 66 (7.40%) SaaS
9 59 (6.61%) GCP
10 57 (6.39%) Azure Data Factory
11 47 (5.27%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (3.03%) Serverless
14 17 (1.91%) Azure Functions
14 17 (1.91%) OneDrive
15 16 (1.79%) GitHub
16 14 (1.57%) OpenShift
17 12 (1.35%) Azure Machine Learning
17 12 (1.35%) Azure Stack
18 10 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 103 (11.55%) Firewall
2 79 (8.86%) DNS
3 43 (4.82%) TCP/IP
4 35 (3.92%) DHCP
4 35 (3.92%) Skype
5 28 (3.14%) SAN
6 25 (2.80%) VPN
7 24 (2.69%) LAN
7 24 (2.69%) WAN
8 22 (2.47%) Network Security
9 21 (2.35%) Software-Defined Networking
10 14 (1.57%) Remote Desktop
11 11 (1.23%) Internet
12 8 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (0.90%) MPLS
12 8 (0.90%) VLAN
13 7 (0.78%) NAS
14 6 (0.67%) FTP
14 6 (0.67%) VSAN
14 6 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.19%) Azure SQL Database
3 67 (7.51%) Power BI
4 51 (5.72%) Data Warehouse
5 46 (5.16%) Cosmos DB
6 45 (5.04%) Data Lake
7 35 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 28 (3.14%) Big Data
9 25 (2.80%) Hadoop
10 24 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (2.47%) MySQL
12 21 (2.35%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 18 (2.02%) Relational Database
14 17 (1.91%) RDBMS
15 15 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 14 (1.57%) MongoDB
17 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
19 10 (1.12%) GIS
20 9 (1.01%) PolyBase
Development Applications
1 117 (13.12%) Jenkins
2 86 (9.64%) Git (software)
3 69 (7.74%) TeamCity
4 54 (6.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 52 (5.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 46 (5.16%) JIRA
7 36 (4.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 35 (3.92%) Bitbucket
9 30 (3.36%) Visual Studio
10 17 (1.91%) CircleCI
10 17 (1.91%) Sonatype Nexus
11 16 (1.79%) git-flow
11 16 (1.79%) Selenium
11 16 (1.79%) SonarQube
12 15 (1.68%) GitLab
13 11 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (1.23%) Vagrant
14 10 (1.12%) Fiddler
14 10 (1.12%) LINQPad
14 10 (1.12%) Postman
General
1 102 (11.43%) Finance
2 28 (3.14%) Retail
3 21 (2.35%) Public Sector
4 19 (2.13%) Banking
4 19 (2.13%) Billing
4 19 (2.13%) Marketing
5 11 (1.23%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.12%) Law
7 8 (0.90%) Legal
8 7 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.67%) Games
10 5 (0.56%) Advertising
10 5 (0.56%) Automotive
11 4 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (20.18%) .NET
2 41 (4.60%) ASP.NET
3 39 (4.37%) AngularJS
4 36 (4.04%) .NET Core
5 35 (3.92%) Web Services
6 34 (3.81%) JSON
7 29 (3.25%) React
8 26 (2.91%) .NET Framework
9 24 (2.69%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (2.58%) CSS
11 21 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (2.35%) REST
12 20 (2.24%) HTML
12 20 (2.24%) Kafka
13 15 (1.68%) ADO
14 14 (1.57%) RESTful
15 13 (1.46%) Angular 2
16 12 (1.35%) Elastic Stack
17 10 (1.12%) Node.js
17 10 (1.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.28%) Public Cloud
2 49 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (5.38%) Hybrid Cloud
4 38 (4.26%) Data Centre
5 34 (3.81%) Enterprise Cloud
5 34 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
5 34 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (2.13%) Private Cloud
7 16 (1.79%) Replication
8 12 (1.35%) Clustering
9 10 (1.12%) Cloud Native
10 9 (1.01%) Blog
10 9 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.01%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.78%) Driving Licence
11 7 (0.78%) PKI
11 7 (0.78%) Social Media
12 5 (0.56%) Device Driver
12 5 (0.56%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 364 (40.81%) Windows
2 170 (19.06%) Windows Server
3 137 (15.36%) Linux
4 78 (8.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (5.49%) Windows 10
6 27 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.35%) VMS
8 17 (1.91%) Windows 7
9 12 (1.35%) Unix
10 9 (1.01%) Android
10 9 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.01%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (53.70%) DevOps
2 282 (31.61%) Agile Software Development
3 165 (18.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 131 (14.69%) Infrastructure as Code
5 124 (13.90%) Configuration Management
6 111 (12.44%) Software Engineering
7 101 (11.32%) ITIL
8 96 (10.76%) Analytics
9 95 (10.65%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
10 94 (10.54%) Test Automation
11 82 (9.19%) Scrum
12 66 (7.40%) Microservices
13 63 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
14 58 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
15 54 (6.05%) Fintech
16 53 (5.94%) Mentoring
17 51 (5.72%) Migration
18 41 (4.60%) Continuous Delivery
19 40 (4.48%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 316 (35.43%) PowerShell
2 248 (27.80%) SQL
3 210 (23.54%) C#
4 123 (13.79%) Python
5 75 (8.41%) Bash Shell
6 68 (7.62%) JavaScript
7 60 (6.73%) Java
8 47 (5.27%) Ruby
9 26 (2.91%) Shell Script
10 25 (2.80%) T-SQL
11 24 (2.69%) PHP
12 23 (2.58%) Perl
13 11 (1.23%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 10 (1.12%) Go
15 9 (1.01%) U-SQL
16 8 (0.90%) TypeScript
17 6 (0.67%) Scala
18 5 (0.56%) C++
19 3 (0.34%) R
20 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (4.82%) Degree
2 42 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (2.58%) MCSE
4 22 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.02%) CCNA
6 13 (1.46%) CCNP
6 13 (1.46%) MCSA
7 11 (1.23%) Security Cleared
8 8 (0.90%) CCA
8 8 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (0.45%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (0.45%) MCITP
10 4 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (0.45%) RHCE
11 3 (0.34%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.34%) MCP
11 3 (0.34%) MCSD
11 3 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.91%) SLA
2 15 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.35%) QA
4 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.11%) NIST
System Software
1 185 (20.74%) Active Directory
2 174 (19.51%) Docker
3 107 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 96 (10.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
6 27 (3.03%) vSphere
7 18 (2.02%) XenApp
8 9 (1.01%) vCloud
9 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.78%) XenDesktop
10 6 (0.67%) Cronacle
10 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
11 5 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.45%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.45%) LXC
12 4 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.22%) KVM
14 2 (0.22%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 190 (21.30%) Terraform
2 183 (20.52%) Kubernetes
3 160 (17.94%) Ansible
4 87 (9.75%) Puppet
5 74 (8.30%) Opscode Chef
6 55 (6.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 29 (3.25%) Nagios
8 26 (2.91%) SCCM
9 23 (2.58%) Kibana
10 19 (2.13%) SCOM
11 17 (1.91%) Packer
12 14 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
13 11 (1.23%) Grafana
14 10 (1.12%) Prometheus
15 9 (1.01%) ZABBIX
16 8 (0.90%) Consul
16 8 (0.90%) WSUS
17 7 (0.78%) HP SiteScope
18 6 (0.67%) Control-M
18 6 (0.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 420 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 145 (16.26%) VMware
3 76 (8.52%) Cisco
4 65 (7.29%) Citrix
5 39 (4.37%) Google
6 35 (3.92%) Oracle
7 34 (3.81%) Databricks
8 23 (2.58%) ServiceNow
9 18 (2.02%) Veeam
10 15 (1.68%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.57%) Dynatrace
12 13 (1.46%) HP
13 12 (1.35%) Atlassian
14 11 (1.23%) Alibaba
14 11 (1.23%) MuleSoft
14 11 (1.23%) Splunk
15 10 (1.12%) Tableau
16 8 (0.90%) SaltStack
17 7 (0.78%) Perforce
18 5 (0.56%) Mitel