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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 4 4
Rank change year-on-year -3 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Azure 14,535 7,373 2,116
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 20.21% 23.37% 22.89%
As % of the Cloud Services category 41.76% 49.13% 52.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9,581 6,405 1,895
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £61,861 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 34,805 15,008 4,044
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.40% 47.57% 43.74%
Number of salaries quoted 19,886 12,589 3,502
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £35,539
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% - -8.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Azure
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Azure trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure
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.

Azure salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Azure over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Azure salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Azure 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 and a requirement for Azure.

1 6,348 (43.67%) Agile
2 6,129 (42.17%) AWS
3 5,822 (40.06%) DevOps
4 5,034 (34.63%) Microsoft
5 4,173 (28.71%) C#
6 4,153 (28.57%) .NET
7 4,032 (27.74%) SQL
8 3,508 (24.13%) CI/CD
9 3,225 (22.19%) JavaScript
10 3,123 (21.49%) Social Skills
11 3,082 (21.20%) Finance
12 3,010 (20.71%) Python
13 2,938 (20.21%) Kubernetes
14 2,914 (20.05%) GCP
15 2,796 (19.24%) Docker
16 2,789 (19.19%) SQL Server
17 2,772 (19.07%) Software Engineering
18 2,349 (16.16%) Scrum
19 2,311 (15.90%) React
20 2,233 (15.36%) Java
21 2,231 (15.35%) Windows
22 2,111 (14.52%) Git (software)
23 2,031 (13.97%) Microservices
24 2,018 (13.88%) Terraform
25 1,797 (12.36%) Microsoft 365
26 1,762 (12.12%) Linux
27 1,745 (12.01%) .NET Core
28 1,690 (11.63%) AngularJS
29 1,679 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
30 1,648 (11.34%) Full Stack Development

Azure
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
1 699 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 333 (2.29%) IIS
3 330 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 262 (1.80%) Apache Spark
5 254 (1.75%) Confluence
6 246 (1.69%) Apache
7 190 (1.31%) MS Exchange
8 178 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 172 (1.18%) CMS
10 141 (0.97%) GeoServer
11 117 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
12 105 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 104 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
14 72 (0.50%) OpenStack
15 67 (0.46%) Tomcat
16 57 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
17 52 (0.36%) nginx
18 43 (0.30%) Skype for Business
19 41 (0.28%) WebSphere
20 34 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 352 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
2 151 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 105 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 76 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
5 54 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 39 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 18 (0.12%) Campfire
8 9 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.062%) AutoCAD
9 8 (0.055%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.055%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.028%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.028%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.028%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.028%) SPSS
11 3 (0.021%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.021%) FrameMaker
11 3 (0.021%) RoboHelp
12 1 (0.007%) InVision
12 1 (0.007%) Stata
Business Applications
1 186 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 56 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
4 44 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
5 42 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 30 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
7 26 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 24 (0.17%) Maximo
8 24 (0.17%) R3 Corda
9 21 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
10 15 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
11 14 (0.096%) Shopify
12 13 (0.089%) Magento
13 8 (0.055%) ProductWriter
13 8 (0.055%) SAP ERP
14 7 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 6 (0.041%) FastStats
16 5 (0.034%) Exstream
16 5 (0.034%) Oracle Financials
16 5 (0.034%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6,129 (42.17%) AWS
2 2,914 (20.05%) GCP
3 1,797 (12.36%) Microsoft 365
4 1,618 (11.13%) SaaS
5 1,167 (8.03%) PaaS
6 1,098 (7.55%) Power Platform
7 1,018 (7.00%) Serverless
8 799 (5.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 757 (5.21%) IaaS
10 677 (4.66%) GitHub
11 487 (3.35%) Azure Data Factory
12 389 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
13 378 (2.60%) Dynamics 365
14 373 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
15 349 (2.40%) Azure Functions
16 339 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
17 291 (2.00%) Azure Service Bus
18 280 (1.93%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 272 (1.87%) PowerApps
20 260 (1.79%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 735 (5.06%) Firewall
2 582 (4.00%) DNS
3 391 (2.69%) WAN
4 370 (2.55%) DHCP
5 352 (2.42%) HTTP
6 327 (2.25%) VPN
7 316 (2.17%) LAN
8 273 (1.88%) TCP/IP
9 213 (1.47%) Network Security
10 186 (1.28%) Internet
11 173 (1.19%) SAN
12 155 (1.07%) VoIP
13 149 (1.03%) VLAN
14 145 (1.00%) SSL
15 120 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
16 88 (0.61%) Wireless
17 86 (0.59%) Remote Desktop
18 85 (0.58%) SD-WAN
19 75 (0.52%) MPLS
20 57 (0.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,789 (19.19%) SQL Server
2 887 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 859 (5.91%) Power BI
4 848 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 728 (5.01%) PostgreSQL
6 634 (4.36%) Data Lake
7 614 (4.22%) Relational Database
8 606 (4.17%) MySQL
9 532 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 513 (3.53%) Big Data
11 466 (3.21%) MongoDB
12 449 (3.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 321 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 294 (2.02%) Hadoop
15 277 (1.91%) Tableau
16 258 (1.78%) Redis
17 225 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 161 (1.11%) GIS
18 161 (1.11%) RDBMS
19 154 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2,111 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 1,033 (7.11%) Jenkins
3 728 (5.01%) JIRA
4 447 (3.08%) Selenium
5 378 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 365 (2.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 337 (2.32%) GitLab
8 303 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 259 (1.78%) TeamCity
10 241 (1.66%) Maven
11 183 (1.26%) Cypress.io
11 183 (1.26%) Postman
12 170 (1.17%) NUnit
13 162 (1.11%) Bitbucket
14 158 (1.09%) SpecFlow
15 141 (0.97%) SonarQube
16 137 (0.94%) CircleCI
17 134 (0.92%) Gradle
17 134 (0.92%) webpack
18 122 (0.84%) Cucumber
General
1 3,123 (21.49%) Social Skills
2 3,082 (21.20%) Finance
3 1,136 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1,075 (7.40%) Public Sector
5 880 (6.05%) Banking
6 739 (5.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 651 (4.48%) Retail
8 500 (3.44%) Marketing
9 452 (3.11%) Games
10 350 (2.41%) Presentation Skills
11 338 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
12 336 (2.31%) Law
12 336 (2.31%) Legal
13 303 (2.08%) Telecoms
14 287 (1.97%) Manufacturing
15 186 (1.28%) Publishing
16 182 (1.25%) Local Government
17 181 (1.25%) Advertising
17 181 (1.25%) Documentation Skills
18 145 (1.00%) Esports
Job Titles
1 4,270 (29.38%) Developer
2 1,527 (10.51%) Software Engineer
3 1,274 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 1,253 (8.62%) .NET Developer
5 1,143 (7.86%) Senior Developer
6 1,078 (7.42%) Architect
7 721 (4.96%) Data Engineer
8 717 (4.93%) Azure Engineer
9 695 (4.78%) Software Developer
10 682 (4.69%) Cloud Engineer
11 658 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
12 639 (4.40%) Analyst
13 569 (3.91%) C# Developer
14 559 (3.85%) Consultant
15 539 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 456 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
17 408 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
18 355 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
19 351 (2.41%) Cloud Architect
20 339 (2.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,153 (28.57%) .NET
2 2,311 (15.90%) React
3 1,745 (12.01%) .NET Core
4 1,690 (11.63%) AngularJS
5 1,563 (10.75%) HTML
6 1,523 (10.48%) CSS
7 1,306 (8.99%) ASP.NET
8 1,181 (8.13%) Node.js
9 1,099 (7.56%) .NET Framework
10 840 (5.78%) RESTful
11 772 (5.31%) REST
12 731 (5.03%) Kafka
13 696 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
14 609 (4.19%) Web Services
15 598 (4.11%) Spring
16 568 (3.91%) Entity Framework
17 532 (3.66%) Vue.js
18 505 (3.47%) ASP.NET MVC
19 467 (3.21%) JSON
20 442 (3.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 906 (6.23%) Public Cloud
2 837 (5.76%) Cloud Native
3 814 (5.60%) Greenfield Project
4 701 (4.82%) User Experience
5 538 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
6 458 (3.15%) Data Centre
7 375 (2.58%) Mobile App
8 361 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 283 (1.95%) IoT
10 268 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
11 209 (1.44%) Blockchain
12 208 (1.43%) Data Structures
13 200 (1.38%) Algorithms
14 197 (1.36%) Private Cloud
15 194 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
16 189 (1.30%) Virtual Team
17 137 (0.94%) Cyberattack
18 124 (0.85%) Social Network
19 121 (0.83%) Hedge funds
20 119 (0.82%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 2,231 (15.35%) Windows
2 1,762 (12.12%) Linux
3 951 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 325 (2.24%) Unix
5 290 (2.00%) Windows 10
6 245 (1.69%) Android
7 229 (1.58%) Ubuntu
8 206 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 177 (1.22%) Windows Server 2016
10 158 (1.09%) Apple iOS
11 148 (1.02%) Windows Server 2019
12 129 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 92 (0.63%) CentOS
14 61 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
15 40 (0.28%) Mac OS
16 35 (0.24%) VMS
17 31 (0.21%) Windows 7
18 30 (0.21%) Solaris
19 29 (0.20%) AIX
20 25 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,348 (43.67%) Agile
2 5,822 (40.06%) DevOps
3 3,508 (24.13%) CI/CD
4 2,772 (19.07%) Software Engineering
5 2,349 (16.16%) Scrum
6 2,031 (13.97%) Microservices
7 1,679 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
8 1,648 (11.34%) Full Stack Development
9 1,526 (10.50%) TDD
10 1,437 (9.89%) Mentoring
11 1,416 (9.74%) Test Automation
12 1,353 (9.31%) Analytics
13 1,311 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
14 1,279 (8.80%) Infrastructure as Code
15 1,232 (8.48%) MVC
16 1,055 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
17 1,023 (7.04%) SDLC
18 968 (6.66%) Migration
19 931 (6.41%) Computer Science
20 895 (6.16%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 4,173 (28.71%) C#
2 4,032 (27.74%) SQL
3 3,225 (22.19%) JavaScript
4 3,010 (20.71%) Python
5 2,233 (15.36%) Java
6 1,539 (10.59%) PowerShell
7 1,128 (7.76%) TypeScript
8 769 (5.29%) T-SQL
9 664 (4.57%) Bash
10 495 (3.41%) Go
11 317 (2.18%) Ruby
12 291 (2.00%) PHP
13 285 (1.96%) Kotlin
14 249 (1.71%) Scala
15 215 (1.48%) C++
16 189 (1.30%) C
17 179 (1.23%) R
18 172 (1.18%) ES6
19 126 (0.87%) Shell Script
20 120 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,332 (9.16%) Degree
2 933 (6.42%) Security Cleared
3 743 (5.11%) SC Cleared
4 504 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 435 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
6 216 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 157 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 145 (1.00%) CISSP
9 135 (0.93%) MCSE
10 97 (0.67%) CCNA
11 88 (0.61%) MCSA
12 83 (0.57%) CCNP
12 83 (0.57%) ISTQB
13 82 (0.56%) DBS Check
14 69 (0.47%) CISM
15 57 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 56 (0.39%) ISEB
16 56 (0.39%) PMI Certification
17 55 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
18 53 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 884 (6.08%) QA
2 352 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 257 (1.77%) GDPR
4 256 (1.76%) Data Quality
5 183 (1.26%) SLA
6 163 (1.12%) NIST
7 142 (0.98%) Accessibility
8 138 (0.95%) PCI DSS
9 116 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
10 97 (0.67%) GRC
11 56 (0.39%) SOC 2
12 38 (0.26%) NCSC
13 37 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 34 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 32 (0.22%) HIPAA
16 31 (0.21%) ISO 9001
17 21 (0.14%) IASME
18 17 (0.12%) HL7
18 17 (0.12%) WAI
19 16 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 2,796 (19.24%) Docker
2 1,539 (10.59%) Active Directory
3 587 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 349 (2.40%) Hyper-V
5 151 (1.04%) vSphere
6 136 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 134 (0.92%) Virtual Desktop
8 111 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
9 71 (0.49%) XenApp
10 57 (0.39%) XenDesktop
11 51 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
12 46 (0.32%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 45 (0.31%) Apache Flume
14 39 (0.27%) KVM
15 36 (0.25%) BitLocker
16 34 (0.23%) Firmware
17 33 (0.23%) VMware NSX
18 30 (0.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 29 (0.20%) Xen
20 21 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2,938 (20.21%) Kubernetes
2 2,018 (13.88%) Terraform
3 1,093 (7.52%) Ansible
4 381 (2.62%) Microsoft Intune
5 369 (2.54%) Puppet
6 341 (2.35%) SCCM
7 286 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
8 262 (1.80%) Prometheus
9 248 (1.71%) Grafana
10 138 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
11 89 (0.61%) Nagios
12 79 (0.54%) WSUS
13 78 (0.54%) Kibana
13 78 (0.54%) SCOM
14 74 (0.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 58 (0.40%) Istio
16 56 (0.39%) ZABBIX
17 48 (0.33%) vCenter Server
18 43 (0.30%) Consul
19 36 (0.25%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5,034 (34.63%) Microsoft
2 1,052 (7.24%) Google
3 923 (6.35%) VMware
4 683 (4.70%) Oracle
5 478 (3.29%) Cisco
6 415 (2.86%) Databricks
7 297 (2.04%) Citrix
8 247 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
9 232 (1.60%) Splunk
10 194 (1.33%) SAP
11 181 (1.25%) Red Hat
12 170 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 160 (1.10%) IBM
14 146 (1.00%) Veeam
15 134 (0.92%) Northgate
16 129 (0.89%) HP
17 115 (0.79%) Dynatrace
18 114 (0.78%) Dell
19 107 (0.74%) Palo Alto
19 107 (0.74%) SolarWinds