Microsoft Azure
UK

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 5 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Azure 16,843 22,002 31,606
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 22.43% 19.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 47.32% 52.08% 39.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13,193 13,990 18,834
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,356 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £59,000 £64,195 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.09% +2.71% +8.70%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,875 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.86% - +10.00%

All Cloud Skills
UK

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 35,597 42,246 79,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 35.14% 43.08% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26,751 27,684 41,359
10th Percentile £30,000 £34,750 £33,797
25th Percentile £41,250 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £77,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £102,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the UK

Azure
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure in the UK

Azure
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Azure in the UK

Azure
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 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 -1 14,915 £59,000 -9.23% 4,011
UK excluding London -1 11,408 £52,875 -3.86% 2,971
Work from Home +1 7,571 £60,000 -7.69% 2,480
London 0 4,657 £75,000 - 1,782
North of England 0 3,127 £55,000 - 710
South East -2 2,820 £55,000 -4.35% 1,051
Midlands +2 1,952 £51,000 -7.27% 416
North West 0 1,662 £57,500 +4.55% 386
South West -3 1,422 £55,000 - 341
West Midlands +1 1,165 £55,000 - 249
Yorkshire 0 1,071 £55,000 - 238
Scotland -24 817 £55,000 -5.17% 168
East of England 0 787 £50,000 - 209
East Midlands +3 782 £48,500 -7.62% 163
North East +4 396 £50,000 -9.09% 91
Wales -1 346 £50,000 +7.86% 75
Northern Ireland -4 123 £55,000 +4.76% 58
Isle of Man 0 17 £46,500 -33.57% 3
Channel Islands +1 5 £85,000 -5.56%

Azure
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 1,149 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1,052 (6.25%) Microsoft Exchange
3 334 (1.98%) ArcGIS
4 332 (1.97%) GeoServer
5 283 (1.68%) IIS
6 261 (1.55%) Apache
7 214 (1.27%) Apache Spark
8 189 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
9 140 (0.83%) CMS
10 135 (0.80%) Confluence
11 100 (0.59%) Umbraco
12 58 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 56 (0.33%) OpenStack
14 55 (0.33%) WebLogic
15 49 (0.29%) Kentico
16 41 (0.24%) Headless CMS
17 37 (0.22%) nginx
18 35 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
18 35 (0.21%) WordPress
19 30 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 546 (3.24%) Microsoft Office
2 249 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 64 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 50 (0.30%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
6 29 (0.17%) Trello
7 23 (0.14%) Simulink
8 8 (0.047%) Chatbot
8 8 (0.047%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.042%) Spreadsheet
10 6 (0.036%) LightWave 3D
11 5 (0.030%) Adobe XD
12 4 (0.024%) SPSS
13 3 (0.018%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.012%) 1Password
14 2 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
14 2 (0.012%) CATIA
14 2 (0.012%) NASTRAN
14 2 (0.012%) Sketch
15 1 (0.006%) Notion
Business Applications
1 269 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 82 (0.49%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 39 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.077%) Teamcenter
6 11 (0.065%) SAP S/4HANA
7 10 (0.059%) Elite 3E
7 10 (0.059%) Payment Gateway
7 10 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
7 10 (0.059%) Unit4 Business World
8 9 (0.053%) Salesforce CRM
9 8 (0.047%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (0.042%) Maximo
11 6 (0.036%) Oracle General Ledger
11 6 (0.036%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
11 6 (0.036%) Primavera
11 6 (0.036%) SAP PLM
12 5 (0.030%) NetSuite
12 5 (0.030%) SAP IBP
12 5 (0.030%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5,216 (30.97%) AWS
2 3,746 (22.24%) Microsoft 365
3 2,280 (13.54%) Azure DevOps
4 2,061 (12.24%) GCP
5 1,958 (11.63%) Power Platform
6 1,752 (10.40%) Entra ID
7 1,031 (6.12%) SaaS
8 687 (4.08%) PaaS
8 687 (4.08%) Serverless
9 670 (3.98%) Dynamics 365
10 602 (3.57%) IaaS
11 502 (2.98%) PowerApps
12 501 (2.97%) Azure Data Factory
13 462 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
14 447 (2.65%) GitHub
15 417 (2.48%) Power Automate
16 370 (2.20%) OneDrive
17 368 (2.18%) Azure Functions
18 359 (2.13%) Azure Logic Apps
19 350 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 1,712 (10.16%) Firewall
2 1,150 (6.83%) DNS
3 847 (5.03%) WAN
4 706 (4.19%) DHCP
5 671 (3.98%) LAN
6 634 (3.76%) VPN
7 538 (3.19%) TCP/IP
8 392 (2.33%) SAN
8 392 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
9 357 (2.12%) Internet
10 341 (2.02%) Network Security
11 318 (1.89%) Wireless
12 311 (1.85%) Broadband
13 301 (1.79%) VLAN
14 268 (1.59%) SD-WAN
15 212 (1.26%) 5G
16 187 (1.11%) VoIP
17 139 (0.83%) BGP
18 138 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
19 116 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,864 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 1,372 (8.15%) Power BI
3 1,107 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1,023 (6.07%) PostgreSQL
5 726 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 698 (4.14%) MongoDB
7 635 (3.77%) Azure SQL Database
8 634 (3.76%) Data Lake
9 522 (3.10%) Relational Database
10 456 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 378 (2.24%) GIS
12 364 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
13 330 (1.96%) QGIS
14 296 (1.76%) MySQL
15 287 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 266 (1.58%) DB2
17 264 (1.57%) Big Data
18 253 (1.50%) BigQuery
19 211 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
20 204 (1.21%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 950 (5.64%) Git
2 550 (3.27%) JIRA
3 489 (2.90%) Jenkins
4 335 (1.99%) GitLab
5 298 (1.77%) Visual Studio
6 157 (0.93%) Selenium
7 144 (0.85%) Cypress.io
8 133 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 105 (0.62%) Postman
10 83 (0.49%) NUnit
11 64 (0.38%) SonarQube
11 64 (0.38%) TeamCity
12 60 (0.36%) JMeter
12 60 (0.36%) Visual Studio Code
13 58 (0.34%) Bitbucket
14 55 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
15 52 (0.31%) CircleCI
16 48 (0.28%) Jasmine
17 46 (0.27%) Cucumber
18 42 (0.25%) Artifactory
General
1 3,849 (22.85%) Social Skills
2 2,770 (16.45%) Finance
3 1,478 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 991 (5.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 976 (5.79%) Public Sector
6 657 (3.90%) Law
7 608 (3.61%) Retail
8 477 (2.83%) Banking
9 450 (2.67%) Legal
10 440 (2.61%) Marketing
11 426 (2.53%) Presentation Skills
12 287 (1.70%) Front Office
13 285 (1.69%) Manufacturing
14 238 (1.41%) Telecoms
15 219 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
16 205 (1.22%) Aerospace
17 201 (1.19%) Games
18 157 (0.93%) Advertising
19 130 (0.77%) Documentation Skills
20 124 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4,148 (24.63%) Developer
2 3,029 (17.98%) Senior
3 1,934 (11.48%) Architect
4 1,842 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 1,515 (8.99%) Lead
6 1,356 (8.05%) Software Engineer
7 1,043 (6.19%) Analyst
8 959 (5.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 824 (4.89%) Support Engineer
10 823 (4.89%) Azure Engineer
11 799 (4.74%) Senior Developer
12 782 (4.64%) C# Developer
13 725 (4.30%) IT Support
14 711 (4.22%) Data Engineer
15 707 (4.20%) IT Engineer
16 639 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
17 585 (3.47%) C# .NET Developer
18 561 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
19 539 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
20 533 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,319 (25.64%) .NET
2 2,067 (12.27%) React
3 1,879 (11.16%) AngularJS
4 1,796 (10.66%) .NET Core
5 1,779 (10.56%) ASP.NET
6 1,566 (9.30%) CSS
7 1,495 (8.88%) HTML
8 1,138 (6.76%) .NET Framework
9 1,056 (6.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 990 (5.88%) Entity Framework
11 894 (5.31%) Vue
12 882 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 827 (4.91%) Node.js
14 781 (4.64%) REST
15 716 (4.25%) RESTful
16 616 (3.66%) Web Services
17 588 (3.49%) HTML5
18 508 (3.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 445 (2.64%) Blazor
20 427 (2.54%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 781 (4.64%) Public Cloud
2 528 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 487 (2.89%) Cloud Native
4 458 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
4 458 (2.72%) Product Ownership
5 454 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 450 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
7 435 (2.58%) Algorithms
8 430 (2.55%) Greenfield Project
9 426 (2.53%) Data Centre
10 305 (1.81%) Blockchain
11 301 (1.79%) Onboarding
12 298 (1.77%) Social Media
13 280 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
14 261 (1.55%) Fixed Income
15 247 (1.47%) Hedge funds
16 239 (1.42%) Driving Licence
17 222 (1.32%) PKI
18 218 (1.29%) Mobile App
19 215 (1.28%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,417 (20.29%) Windows
2 1,775 (10.54%) Linux
3 1,646 (9.77%) Windows Server
4 608 (3.61%) Windows 10
5 526 (3.12%) Android
6 463 (2.75%) Apple iOS
7 403 (2.39%) Ubuntu
8 314 (1.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 267 (1.59%) Windows Server 2019
10 235 (1.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 193 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 187 (1.11%) Unix
13 155 (0.92%) VMS
14 147 (0.87%) CentOS
15 140 (0.83%) Mac OS
16 99 (0.59%) Debian
17 52 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
18 40 (0.24%) Alpine Linux
19 34 (0.20%) Windows 7
20 33 (0.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,454 (32.38%) Agile
2 4,574 (27.16%) DevOps
3 2,573 (15.28%) Problem-Solving
4 2,414 (14.33%) Full Stack Development
5 2,234 (13.26%) Software Engineering
6 2,155 (12.79%) CI/CD
7 1,761 (10.46%) Microservices
8 1,540 (9.14%) Mentoring
9 1,505 (8.94%) MVC
10 1,463 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
11 1,442 (8.56%) Scrum
12 1,430 (8.49%) Artificial Intelligence
13 1,366 (8.11%) Cybersecurity
14 1,293 (7.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 1,245 (7.39%) ITIL
16 1,235 (7.33%) Migration
17 1,215 (7.21%) Roadmaps
18 1,207 (7.17%) Analytics
19 1,108 (6.58%) ETL
20 1,036 (6.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4,224 (25.08%) C#
2 4,094 (24.31%) SQL
3 3,353 (19.91%) JavaScript
4 2,676 (15.89%) Python
5 1,445 (8.58%) PowerShell
6 1,327 (7.88%) Java
7 1,221 (7.25%) TypeScript
8 610 (3.62%) T-SQL
9 585 (3.47%) Bash
10 184 (1.09%) Go
11 171 (1.02%) Bicep
12 150 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions
13 144 (0.85%) C++
14 142 (0.84%) R
15 115 (0.68%) Kotlin
16 106 (0.63%) Ruby
17 102 (0.61%) Scala
18 100 (0.59%) PHP
19 86 (0.51%) VB.NET
20 80 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 1,858 (11.03%) Degree
2 1,676 (9.95%) Security Cleared
3 1,244 (7.39%) SC Cleared
4 876 (5.20%) Azure Certification
5 827 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 526 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
7 433 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
8 359 (2.13%) AWS Certification
9 303 (1.80%) CISSP
10 295 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 291 (1.73%) CCNA
12 237 (1.41%) DBS Check
13 197 (1.17%) MCSE
14 193 (1.15%) Master's Degree
15 156 (0.93%) CISM
16 149 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
16 149 (0.88%) CCNP
17 125 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
18 112 (0.66%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
19 111 (0.66%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 708 (4.20%) QA
2 472 (2.80%) Data Quality
3 429 (2.55%) GDPR
4 404 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 296 (1.76%) SLA
6 227 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
7 220 (1.31%) NIST
8 156 (0.93%) Accessibility
9 119 (0.71%) PCI DSS
10 60 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 46 (0.27%) NCSC
11 46 (0.27%) PMO
12 35 (0.21%) COBIT
12 35 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 31 (0.18%) GRC
14 29 (0.17%) HIPAA
15 26 (0.15%) ISO 9001
16 25 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 25 (0.15%) SOC 2
17 16 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,959 (17.57%) Active Directory
2 1,236 (7.34%) Docker
3 1,075 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 906 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 385 (2.29%) Virtual Machines
6 202 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
7 200 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 175 (1.04%) vSphere
9 88 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 61 (0.36%) XenApp
11 50 (0.30%) VMware NSX
11 50 (0.30%) XenDesktop
12 34 (0.20%) Firmware
13 32 (0.19%) Terminal Services
14 22 (0.13%) KVM
15 18 (0.11%) VMware Server
16 17 (0.10%) HDFS
17 12 (0.071%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 12 (0.071%) NFS
18 10 (0.059%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 1,489 (8.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 1,475 (8.76%) Kubernetes
3 1,380 (8.19%) Terraform
4 645 (3.83%) Ansible
5 318 (1.89%) SCCM
6 267 (1.59%) Jamf Pro
7 201 (1.19%) Puppet
8 172 (1.02%) Single Sign-On
9 150 (0.89%) vCenter Server
10 130 (0.77%) Progress Chef
11 112 (0.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 105 (0.62%) Grafana
13 94 (0.56%) Prometheus
14 88 (0.52%) WSUS
15 82 (0.49%) SCOM
16 68 (0.40%) FortiGate
17 52 (0.31%) CASB
18 46 (0.27%) Nagios
19 41 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
20 35 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7,221 (42.87%) Microsoft
2 1,647 (9.78%) VMware
3 1,098 (6.52%) Google
4 809 (4.80%) Cisco
5 616 (3.66%) Databricks
6 491 (2.92%) Oracle
7 437 (2.59%) Red Hat
8 436 (2.59%) Citrix
9 393 (2.33%) IBM
10 355 (2.11%) Veeam
11 335 (1.99%) ESRI
12 254 (1.51%) CyberArk
13 228 (1.35%) Meraki
14 226 (1.34%) HP
15 210 (1.25%) Tanium
16 199 (1.18%) ServiceNow
17 173 (1.03%) Fortinet
18 164 (0.97%) Dell
19 153 (0.91%) Apple
20 147 (0.87%) SolarWinds