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The median annual salary for an Azure Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Work from Home during the 6 months to 27 June 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 > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 351 171 210
Rank change year-on-year -180 +39 +42
Permanent jobs requiring an Azure Engineer 712 726 102
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.92% 1.99% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.12% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 603 650 99
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,625 £42,000
25th Percentile £53,125 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £59,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.92% +7.73% -15.38%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,625 £85,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies with a WFH option. 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
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies in Work from Home with a recognized job title 72,411 34,190 8,360
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.80% 93.71% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 42,606 27,034 7,226
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Azure Engineer
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option which featured Azure Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Azure Engineer trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure Engineer
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure Engineer.

Azure Engineer salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure Engineer
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Azure Engineer over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Azure Engineer salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Jobs with a WFH Option

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 jobs with a WFH option featuring Azure Engineer in the job title.

1 712 (100.00%) Azure
2 406 (57.02%) DevOps
3 272 (38.20%) Azure DevOps
4 250 (35.11%) Terraform
5 245 (34.41%) Microsoft
6 231 (32.44%) CI/CD
7 230 (32.30%) PowerShell
8 195 (27.39%) SQL
9 190 (26.69%) Python
10 186 (26.12%) Kubernetes
11 156 (21.91%) Agile
12 152 (21.35%) AWS
13 137 (19.24%) Windows
14 119 (16.71%) PaaS
15 117 (16.43%) Active Directory
15 117 (16.43%) Infrastructure as Code
16 116 (16.29%) SQL Server
17 115 (16.15%) Social Skills
18 114 (16.01%) Docker
19 111 (15.59%) Linux
19 111 (15.59%) IaaS
20 110 (15.45%) Data Lake
21 103 (14.47%) Finance
22 99 (13.90%) ARM Templates
23 97 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 94 (13.20%) Microsoft 365
25 91 (12.78%) Databricks
26 86 (12.08%) C#
27 85 (11.94%) Analytics
28 84 (11.80%) Inclusion and Diversity

Azure Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 25 (3.51%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.67%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.40%) IIS
4 9 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 9 (1.26%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.56%) Apache
5 4 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.14%) Confluence
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Site Server
Applications
1 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 712 (100.00%) Azure
2 272 (38.20%) Azure DevOps
3 152 (21.35%) AWS
4 119 (16.71%) PaaS
5 111 (15.59%) IaaS
6 94 (13.20%) Microsoft 365
7 83 (11.66%) Azure Data Factory
8 80 (11.24%) Power Platform
9 70 (9.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 61 (8.57%) GCP
11 52 (7.30%) SaaS
12 51 (7.16%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 46 (6.46%) Azure AKS
14 44 (6.18%) Serverless
15 41 (5.76%) Azure Synapse Analytics
16 37 (5.20%) Azure Monitor
17 18 (2.53%) GitHub
18 14 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
19 13 (1.83%) Azure Key Vault
20 12 (1.69%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (7.87%) Firewall
2 35 (4.92%) DNS
3 22 (3.09%) WAN
4 21 (2.95%) DHCP
5 16 (2.25%) SD-WAN
6 14 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (1.97%) SAN
7 13 (1.83%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.83%) VPN
8 10 (1.40%) SSL
9 9 (1.26%) Broadband
9 9 (1.26%) Skype
10 8 (1.12%) HTTP
10 8 (1.12%) HTTPS
10 8 (1.12%) Internet
11 7 (0.98%) IPv6
11 7 (0.98%) Network Security
11 7 (0.98%) VLAN
12 6 (0.84%) LAN
13 3 (0.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 110 (15.45%) Data Lake
3 81 (11.38%) Data Warehouse
4 73 (10.25%) Power BI
5 35 (4.92%) Big Data
6 34 (4.78%) Relational Database
7 33 (4.63%) Azure SQL Database
8 30 (4.21%) NoSQL
8 30 (4.21%) Tableau
9 28 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 27 (3.79%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 21 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 17 (2.39%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.25%) PolyBase
14 15 (2.11%) Hadoop
15 13 (1.83%) MongoDB
16 9 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
17 8 (1.12%) MySQL
18 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 76 (10.67%) Git (software)
2 62 (8.71%) Jenkins
3 30 (4.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 28 (3.93%) TeamCity
5 19 (2.67%) Visual Studio
6 16 (2.25%) Terragrunt
7 14 (1.97%) JIRA
8 13 (1.83%) GitLab
9 11 (1.54%) Bitbucket
10 9 (1.26%) Grunt
11 8 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (0.84%) CircleCI
12 6 (0.84%) SonarQube
13 5 (0.70%) Gatling
13 5 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (0.56%) GCC
14 4 (0.56%) Maven
14 4 (0.56%) Postman
15 3 (0.42%) Selenium
15 3 (0.42%) Vagrant
General
1 115 (16.15%) Social Skills
2 103 (14.47%) Finance
3 84 (11.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 33 (4.63%) Banking
5 31 (4.35%) Esports
6 29 (4.07%) Public Sector
7 25 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (3.09%) Law
9 21 (2.95%) Marketing
9 21 (2.95%) Retail
10 16 (2.25%) Games
11 15 (2.11%) Online Betting
12 14 (1.97%) Publishing
13 12 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
14 11 (1.54%) Legal
15 8 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
15 8 (1.12%) Telecoms
16 7 (0.98%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.98%) Manufacturing
17 6 (0.84%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (13.90%) ARM Templates
2 74 (10.39%) .NET
3 36 (5.06%) PySpark
4 28 (3.93%) YAML
5 25 (3.51%) Kafka
6 23 (3.23%) .NET Core
6 23 (3.23%) Node.js
7 21 (2.95%) AngularJS
8 19 (2.67%) Elastic Stack
9 18 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
10 17 (2.39%) JSON
11 13 (1.83%) HTML
12 12 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.54%) CSS
14 10 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (1.40%) REST
15 9 (1.26%) CSS3
15 9 (1.26%) HTML5
15 9 (1.26%) RESTful
16 7 (0.98%) NgRx
Miscellaneous
1 69 (9.69%) Public Cloud
2 55 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
3 48 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 34 (4.78%) IoT
5 30 (4.21%) Cloud Native
6 22 (3.09%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.95%) Blockchain
8 17 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
9 16 (2.25%) iPhone
10 15 (2.11%) Online Games
10 15 (2.11%) Sports Betting
11 14 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
12 13 (1.83%) Reinsurance
13 6 (0.84%) Data Structures
13 6 (0.84%) Home Automation
13 6 (0.84%) Smart Home
14 5 (0.70%) User Experience
15 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
15 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Cloud
15 4 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 137 (19.24%) Windows
2 111 (15.59%) Linux
3 57 (8.01%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 15 (2.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (1.83%) CentOS
7 13 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (1.40%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.12%) Unix
10 6 (0.84%) Android
10 6 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.42%) Debian
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (57.02%) DevOps
2 231 (32.44%) CI/CD
3 156 (21.91%) Agile
4 117 (16.43%) Infrastructure as Code
5 97 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 85 (11.94%) Analytics
7 75 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
8 73 (10.25%) ETL
8 73 (10.25%) Platform Engineering
9 72 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
10 67 (9.41%) Migration
11 63 (8.85%) Software Engineering
12 61 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
13 57 (8.01%) Scrum
14 54 (7.58%) Data Pipeline
15 53 (7.44%) TDD
16 51 (7.16%) Data Engineering
17 46 (6.46%) Microservices
18 45 (6.32%) Configuration Management
18 45 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 230 (32.30%) PowerShell
2 195 (27.39%) SQL
3 190 (26.69%) Python
4 86 (12.08%) C#
5 58 (8.15%) Bash
6 48 (6.74%) Scala
7 40 (5.62%) Java
8 34 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 33 (4.63%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.37%) TypeScript
11 21 (2.95%) Ruby
12 14 (1.97%) Bicep
13 11 (1.54%) Go
14 10 (1.40%) PHP
14 10 (1.40%) Shell Script
15 9 (1.26%) ES6
16 7 (0.98%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
16 7 (0.98%) Perl
17 6 (0.84%) U-SQL
18 5 (0.70%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (5.34%) Degree
2 31 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (3.79%) Security Cleared
4 24 (3.37%) SC Cleared
5 17 (2.39%) MCSE
6 11 (1.54%) MCSA
7 8 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.12%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.98%) CCNA
8 7 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (0.84%) RHCE
10 5 (0.70%) LPIC
11 3 (0.42%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.28%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.28%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (2.11%) QA
2 15 (2.11%) SLA
3 14 (1.97%) GDPR
4 12 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.84%) Accessibility
6 5 (0.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.56%) HIPAA
7 4 (0.56%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.14%) SOC 2
System Software
1 117 (16.43%) Active Directory
2 114 (16.01%) Docker
3 27 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (2.67%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.98%) vSphere
7 6 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.42%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.14%) NFS
11 1 (0.14%) Samba
11 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 250 (35.11%) Terraform
2 186 (26.12%) Kubernetes
3 71 (9.97%) Ansible
4 32 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (3.23%) Puppet
6 21 (2.95%) SCCM
7 19 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (2.67%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.69%) Grafana
9 10 (1.40%) SCOM
10 8 (1.12%) Rancher
11 7 (0.98%) Kibana
11 7 (0.98%) Nagios
11 7 (0.98%) Prometheus
12 6 (0.84%) Argo
12 6 (0.84%) Istio
13 5 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
13 5 (0.70%) Nessus
14 3 (0.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 3 (0.42%) Consul
Vendors
1 245 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 91 (12.78%) Databricks
3 63 (8.85%) VMware
4 27 (3.79%) Cisco
4 27 (3.79%) Oracle
5 17 (2.39%) Citrix
6 15 (2.11%) Google
7 14 (1.97%) Informatica
8 9 (1.26%) Dynatrace
8 9 (1.26%) ServiceNow
9 8 (1.12%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.84%) Forcepoint
11 5 (0.70%) Darktrace
11 5 (0.70%) Meraki
12 4 (0.56%) Dell
12 4 (0.56%) SaltStack
12 4 (0.56%) Splunk
13 3 (0.42%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.42%) SAP
13 3 (0.42%) Veeam