Azure Engineer Jobs

Microsoft Azure Engineer
UK

The median Microsoft Azure Engineer salary in the UK is £65,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 23 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 327 315 422
Rank change year-on-year -12 +107 -178
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 872 1,017 1,490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.79% 1.10% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.21% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 637 845 1,144
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,600 £45,000
25th Percentile £51,500 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £68,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.11% +5.38% +8.33%
75th Percentile £78,750 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% +8.33% +14.29%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides 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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 104,121 84,323 165,675
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 91.19% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 73,469 54,972 85,174
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,603 £45,000 £42,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,519 £50,296
% change year-on-year -6.58% +6.41% +5.89%

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 23 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure Engineer in the UK

Azure Engineer
Top 17 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 June 2024. 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 -12 780 £65,000 -7.14% 68
UK excluding London -13 523 £57,500 -11.54% 35
Work from Home -57 336 £65,000 -0.65% 30
London +9 283 £75,000 -3.23% 35
North of England -3 176 £59,500 -8.46% 7
Midlands +35 151 £55,000 +4.76% 12
North West +44 129 £55,000 -15.61% 4
South East -63 105 £60,000 -11.11% 12
East Midlands +45 95 £55,000 +10.00% 6
West Midlands -11 56 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Yorkshire -11 35 £70,000 +7.69% 3
South West -45 32 £60,000 -8.19% 3
Scotland -64 27 £65,000 +8.33%
East of England -14 21 £62,500 +13.64%
North East -22 14 £65,000 +9.24%
Wales +11 11 £50,685 +12.63% 1
Northern Ireland +15 2 - -

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 23 June 2024, Azure Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 872 (100.00%) Azure
2 333 (38.19%) DevOps
3 310 (35.55%) SQL
4 302 (34.63%) Microsoft
5 259 (29.70%) Agile
6 243 (27.87%) Windows
7 238 (27.29%) Terraform
8 220 (25.23%) CI/CD
9 209 (23.97%) Azure DevOps
10 186 (21.33%) Python
11 181 (20.76%) PowerShell
12 180 (20.64%) Kubernetes
13 176 (20.18%) Linux
14 168 (19.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 167 (19.15%) C#
16 160 (18.35%) .NET
17 159 (18.23%) Mentoring
18 152 (17.43%) Infrastructure as Code
19 148 (16.97%) Finance
20 137 (15.71%) JavaScript
21 136 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
21 136 (15.60%) Artificial Intelligence
22 129 (14.79%) MongoDB
22 129 (14.79%) Design Patterns
23 128 (14.68%) Social Skills
24 126 (14.45%) Public Sector
24 126 (14.45%) Microsoft 365
25 124 (14.22%) NoSQL
25 124 (14.22%) OOP
26 123 (14.11%) React

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (3.78%) Microsoft Exchange
2 31 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 20 (2.29%) IIS
4 7 (0.80%) Apache Spark
4 7 (0.80%) WordPress
5 6 (0.69%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.46%) CMS
6 4 (0.46%) Confluence
6 4 (0.46%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.23%) SAS
9 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.11%) nginx
Applications
1 23 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 872 (100.00%) Azure
2 209 (23.97%) Azure DevOps
3 126 (14.45%) Microsoft 365
4 110 (12.61%) IBM Cloud
5 108 (12.39%) Entra ID
6 92 (10.55%) PaaS
7 88 (10.09%) Power Platform
8 86 (9.86%) Azure Data Factory
9 84 (9.63%) Azure Synapse Analytics
10 76 (8.72%) SaaS
11 68 (7.80%) Azure AKS
12 64 (7.34%) IaaS
13 50 (5.73%) GitHub
14 49 (5.62%) AWS
15 42 (4.82%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 39 (4.47%) Azure Monitor
17 32 (3.67%) Serverless
18 26 (2.98%) Azure Storage
19 21 (2.41%) GitHub Actions
20 20 (2.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 99 (11.35%) Firewall
2 62 (7.11%) DNS
3 43 (4.93%) Network Security
4 42 (4.82%) VPN
5 35 (4.01%) WAN
6 20 (2.29%) LAN
7 18 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 15 (1.72%) SD-WAN
9 13 (1.49%) DHCP
10 12 (1.38%) BGP
10 12 (1.38%) Wireless
11 11 (1.26%) OSPF
11 11 (1.26%) Unified Communications
12 10 (1.15%) iSCSI
13 8 (0.92%) VoIP
14 7 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (0.80%) NAS
14 7 (0.80%) SAN
14 7 (0.80%) WLAN
15 6 (0.69%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (15.60%) PostgreSQL
2 129 (14.79%) MongoDB
3 124 (14.22%) NoSQL
4 110 (12.61%) DB2
5 83 (9.52%) Data Lake
6 80 (9.17%) Azure SQL Database
7 79 (9.06%) Power BI
8 78 (8.94%) Data Warehouse
9 76 (8.72%) SQL Server
10 26 (2.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 21 (2.41%) Big Data
12 20 (2.29%) MySQL
12 20 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (2.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 19 (2.18%) Relational Database
14 16 (1.83%) Redis
15 15 (1.72%) MariaDB
15 15 (1.72%) Metadata
16 11 (1.26%) Delta Lake
17 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 56 (6.42%) Git
2 35 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 19 (2.18%) GitLab
4 14 (1.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (1.49%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.38%) MLflow
7 10 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.92%) JIRA
8 8 (0.92%) MSBuild
9 7 (0.80%) Katalon Studio
10 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.46%) git-flow
10 4 (0.46%) Subversion
10 4 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.23%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.23%) Maven
11 2 (0.23%) Visual Studio Code
12 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 168 (19.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 148 (16.97%) Finance
3 128 (14.68%) Social Skills
4 126 (14.45%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (2.98%) Law
7 18 (2.06%) Legal
7 18 (2.06%) Retail
8 15 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (1.38%) Telecoms
10 11 (1.26%) Marketing
11 10 (1.15%) Documentation Skills
11 10 (1.15%) Health Technology
11 10 (1.15%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
12 9 (1.03%) Banking
12 9 (1.03%) Games
13 8 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.80%) Electronics
15 6 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (18.35%) .NET
2 123 (14.11%) React
3 115 (13.19%) AngularJS
3 115 (13.19%) ASP.NET
3 115 (13.19%) REST
4 112 (12.84%) ASP.NET Core
4 112 (12.84%) CSS
4 112 (12.84%) HTML
5 110 (12.61%) Backbone.js
5 110 (12.61%) Ember.js
5 110 (12.61%) jQuery
5 110 (12.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 110 (12.61%) Vue
5 110 (12.61%) Web Services
6 54 (6.19%) PySpark
7 33 (3.78%) ARM Templates
8 31 (3.56%) YAML
9 21 (2.41%) JSON
10 16 (1.83%) .NET Core
11 8 (0.92%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 122 (13.99%) Algorithms
2 118 (13.53%) Data Structures
2 118 (13.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 111 (12.73%) Blockchain
4 110 (12.61%) e-Learning
5 43 (4.93%) Cloud Native
6 35 (4.01%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (2.52%) Product Ownership
8 19 (2.18%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 16 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
11 15 (1.72%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.49%) Distributed Systems
13 12 (1.38%) Security Posture
14 11 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.15%) NHS
16 9 (1.03%) Client/Server
16 9 (1.03%) Cyber Threat
16 9 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
16 9 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 243 (27.87%) Windows
2 176 (20.18%) Linux
3 112 (12.84%) Android
3 112 (12.84%) Apple iOS
4 79 (9.06%) Windows Server
5 28 (3.21%) VMS
6 12 (1.38%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (1.26%) Ubuntu
7 11 (1.26%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
12 1 (0.11%) Unix
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 333 (38.19%) DevOps
2 259 (29.70%) Agile
3 220 (25.23%) CI/CD
4 159 (18.23%) Mentoring
5 152 (17.43%) Infrastructure as Code
6 136 (15.60%) Artificial Intelligence
7 129 (14.79%) Design Patterns
8 124 (14.22%) OOP
9 122 (13.99%) OO
10 120 (13.76%) Analytics
10 120 (13.76%) Full Stack Development
11 119 (13.65%) Coaching
12 116 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 115 (13.19%) MVC
14 111 (12.73%) Code Quality
14 111 (12.73%) User Experience
15 110 (12.61%) Co-Creation
15 110 (12.61%) Design Thinking
15 110 (12.61%) Responsive Web Design
15 110 (12.61%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 310 (35.55%) SQL
2 186 (21.33%) Python
3 181 (20.76%) PowerShell
4 167 (19.15%) C#
5 137 (15.71%) JavaScript
6 59 (6.77%) Bash
7 42 (4.82%) Java
8 32 (3.67%) Bicep
9 25 (2.87%) T-SQL
10 21 (2.41%) Go
11 17 (1.95%) Ruby
12 11 (1.26%) Data Analysis Expressions
12 11 (1.26%) TypeScript
13 9 (1.03%) U-SQL
14 7 (0.80%) Groovy
14 7 (0.80%) Kusto Query Language
14 7 (0.80%) PHP
15 3 (0.34%) Perl
16 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (9.98%) Azure Certification
2 46 (5.28%) Degree
3 38 (4.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (2.75%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 7 (0.80%) AWS Certification
8 6 (0.69%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
9 4 (0.46%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.23%) CISSP
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.11%) CCNA
11 1 (0.11%) CEH
11 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.11%) MCSE
11 1 (0.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.78%) Data Quality
2 13 (1.49%) GDPR
2 13 (1.49%) QA
3 9 (1.03%) SLA
4 8 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.46%) NIST
5 4 (0.46%) SOC 2
6 3 (0.34%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.34%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.11%) NCSC
8 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 122 (13.99%) Active Directory
2 99 (11.35%) Docker
3 32 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
4 22 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (1.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 15 (1.72%) Hyper-V
7 10 (1.15%) vSphere
8 8 (0.92%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.80%) XenApp
10 4 (0.46%) NFS
11 3 (0.34%) Firmware
11 3 (0.34%) pfSense
11 3 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 238 (27.29%) Terraform
2 180 (20.64%) Kubernetes
3 71 (8.14%) Ansible
4 39 (4.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (3.21%) Puppet
6 23 (2.64%) Prometheus
7 22 (2.52%) Progress Chef
8 20 (2.29%) Grafana
9 17 (1.95%) SCCM
10 10 (1.15%) Single Sign-On
11 9 (1.03%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (0.69%) CASB
12 6 (0.69%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.57%) Pingdom
14 4 (0.46%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.46%) Packer
14 4 (0.46%) Salt
15 2 (0.23%) Istio
15 2 (0.23%) Kibana
15 2 (0.23%) logstash
Vendors
1 302 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 110 (12.61%) IBM
2 110 (12.61%) Red Hat
3 98 (11.24%) Databricks
4 34 (3.90%) VMware
5 32 (3.67%) Cisco
6 20 (2.29%) Meraki
7 19 (2.18%) SolarWinds
8 15 (1.72%) Citrix
9 14 (1.61%) Remedy
10 13 (1.49%) Palo Alto
10 13 (1.49%) Veeam
10 13 (1.49%) Zscaler
11 11 (1.26%) New Relic
11 11 (1.26%) SAP
12 10 (1.15%) Aruba
12 10 (1.15%) BMC
12 10 (1.15%) Synology
13 9 (1.03%) Oracle
14 7 (0.80%) ProCurve