Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 4 14
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Azure 1,314 1,515 1,161
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 22.91% 18.38% 13.82%
As % of the Cloud Services category 52.12% 46.72% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,402 2,722 2,054
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +13.64% +4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £91,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%

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 2,521 3,243 3,074
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 43.95% 39.35% 36.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,179 2,893 2,663
Median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +8.70% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,200 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 July 2020.

Azure salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, Azure 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 jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Azure.

1 559 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 539 (41.02%) .NET
3 515 (39.19%) C#
4 472 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
5 469 (35.69%) AWS
6 392 (29.83%) JavaScript
7 356 (27.09%) DevOps
8 291 (22.15%) AngularJS
9 285 (21.69%) Windows
10 281 (21.39%) .NET Core
11 269 (20.47%) Office 365
12 266 (20.24%) SQL
13 262 (19.94%) SQL Server
14 252 (19.18%) MVC
15 247 (18.80%) ASP.NET
16 221 (16.82%) Microservices
17 215 (16.36%) Active Directory
18 193 (14.69%) React
19 189 (14.38%) TDD
20 183 (13.93%) Scrum
21 171 (13.01%) CSS
21 171 (13.01%) HTML
22 169 (12.86%) Finance
22 169 (12.86%) SaaS
23 167 (12.71%) Kubernetes
24 165 (12.56%) Docker
25 159 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
26 154 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
27 151 (11.49%) TypeScript
28 150 (11.42%) Azure Active Directory

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 73 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 56 (4.26%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (2.59%) IIS
3 34 (2.59%) Skype for Business
4 30 (2.28%) Confluence
5 26 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 18 (1.37%) Apache Spark
7 8 (0.61%) Apache Airflow
8 7 (0.53%) WordPress
9 6 (0.46%) CMS
9 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.38%) Jadu
10 5 (0.38%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.30%) Apache
11 4 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.30%) Luigi
11 4 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.076%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 32 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.21%) R3 Corda
3 16 (1.22%) Distributed Ledger
4 7 (0.53%) Maximo
5 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.30%) Magento
6 4 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.23%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
9 1 (0.076%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 469 (35.69%) AWS
2 269 (20.47%) Office 365
3 169 (12.86%) SaaS
4 150 (11.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 107 (8.14%) IaaS
6 102 (7.76%) PaaS
7 101 (7.69%) Power Platform
8 94 (7.15%) GCP
9 66 (5.02%) Serverless
10 41 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
11 39 (2.97%) Dynamics 365
12 35 (2.66%) OneDrive
13 25 (1.90%) PowerApps
14 22 (1.67%) Azure Functions
15 17 (1.29%) Logic Apps
16 16 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
17 14 (1.07%) GitHub
18 11 (0.84%) npm
19 10 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
20 9 (0.68%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.87%) DNS
2 55 (4.19%) Firewall
3 51 (3.88%) Internet
4 49 (3.73%) DHCP
5 33 (2.51%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.05%) Skype
7 26 (1.98%) WAN
8 25 (1.90%) NetScaler
8 25 (1.90%) SAN
8 25 (1.90%) VPN
9 17 (1.29%) HTTP
9 17 (1.29%) Network Security
10 15 (1.14%) LAN
10 15 (1.14%) VoIP
11 11 (0.84%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (0.84%) SMTP
11 11 (0.84%) VSAN
12 10 (0.76%) Broadband
13 9 (0.68%) MPLS
13 9 (0.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 262 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.62%) NoSQL
3 81 (6.16%) Power BI
4 67 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 52 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 51 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (3.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 45 (3.42%) SQL Server 2019
9 41 (3.12%) Cosmos DB
10 38 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 32 (2.44%) Blockchain
12 30 (2.28%) Big Data
13 27 (2.05%) Relational Database
14 23 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
15 22 (1.67%) MySQL
15 22 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
15 22 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 12 (0.91%) QlikView
16 12 (0.91%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 90 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 46 (3.50%) Selenium
4 44 (3.35%) JIRA
5 42 (3.20%) Visual Studio
6 40 (3.04%) TeamCity
7 32 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 29 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
9 26 (1.98%) NUnit
10 24 (1.83%) Cypress.io
11 23 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (1.07%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.99%) GitLab
15 13 (0.99%) MSTest
16 11 (0.84%) SonarQube
17 9 (0.68%) Jasmine
17 9 (0.68%) Mockito
17 9 (0.68%) Subversion
General
1 169 (12.86%) Finance
2 88 (6.70%) Public Sector
3 53 (4.03%) Retail
4 40 (3.04%) Marketing
5 29 (2.21%) Games
6 26 (1.98%) Legal
7 21 (1.60%) Banking
7 21 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.45%) Law
9 15 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.99%) Electronics
11 10 (0.76%) Local Government
12 8 (0.61%) Advertising
13 7 (0.53%) Music Industry
14 5 (0.38%) Back Office
14 5 (0.38%) Police
15 4 (0.30%) Billing
15 4 (0.30%) Publishing
16 2 (0.15%) Automotive
16 2 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 527 (40.11%) Developer
2 267 (20.32%) .NET Developer
3 169 (12.86%) Architect
4 162 (12.33%) C# Developer
5 141 (10.73%) Consultant
6 118 (8.98%) Senior Developer
7 111 (8.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 83 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 75 (5.71%) Azure Developer
10 73 (5.56%) Azure Architect
11 72 (5.48%) Azure Engineer
12 64 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
12 64 (4.87%) Senior .NET Developer
13 63 (4.79%) Full Stack Developer
14 62 (4.72%) Software Developer
15 54 (4.11%) Software Engineer
15 54 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
16 49 (3.73%) Lead Developer
17 42 (3.20%) Azure Consultant
18 41 (3.12%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (41.02%) .NET
2 291 (22.15%) AngularJS
3 281 (21.39%) .NET Core
4 247 (18.80%) ASP.NET
5 193 (14.69%) React
6 171 (13.01%) CSS
6 171 (13.01%) HTML
7 159 (12.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 154 (11.72%) ASP.NET MVC
9 136 (10.35%) .NET Framework
10 109 (8.30%) Node.js
11 96 (7.31%) Entity Framework
12 94 (7.15%) Vue.js
13 91 (6.93%) REST
14 85 (6.47%) Web Services
15 76 (5.78%) RESTful
16 75 (5.71%) jQuery
17 54 (4.11%) JSON
18 49 (3.73%) Angular 2
19 41 (3.12%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 96 (7.31%) Data Centre
2 72 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.35%) Public Cloud
5 32 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 30 (2.28%) User Experience
8 26 (1.98%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
9 21 (1.60%) CESG
10 19 (1.45%) Cloud Native
11 15 (1.14%) Device Driver
11 15 (1.14%) Internet of Things
12 13 (0.99%) Replication
13 12 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 12 (0.91%) Tandem
14 11 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.68%) Blog
17 8 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 285 (21.69%) Windows
2 144 (10.96%) Linux
3 107 (8.14%) Windows 10
4 104 (7.91%) Windows Server
5 37 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (2.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 29 (2.21%) Apple iOS
7 29 (2.21%) Unix
8 26 (1.98%) Android
9 21 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.46%) VMS
13 2 (0.15%) CentOS
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.076%) HPUX
14 1 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.076%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 356 (27.09%) DevOps
3 252 (19.18%) MVC
4 221 (16.82%) Microservices
5 189 (14.38%) TDD
6 183 (13.93%) Scrum
7 127 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 112 (8.52%) BDD
9 105 (7.99%) Business Intelligence
10 100 (7.61%) Fintech
11 98 (7.46%) Mentoring
12 95 (7.23%) Presales
13 92 (7.00%) Migration
14 91 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (6.47%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (6.47%) SDLC
15 85 (6.47%) Test Automation
16 84 (6.39%) Project Delivery
17 75 (5.71%) Kanban
18 73 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 515 (39.19%) C#
2 392 (29.83%) JavaScript
3 266 (20.24%) SQL
4 151 (11.49%) TypeScript
5 144 (10.96%) Java
6 141 (10.73%) PowerShell
7 134 (10.20%) Python
8 47 (3.58%) Bash Shell
9 39 (2.97%) Kotlin
10 38 (2.89%) T-SQL
11 32 (2.44%) Ruby
12 29 (2.21%) Go
13 26 (1.98%) PHP
14 25 (1.90%) Scala
15 19 (1.45%) VBScript
16 14 (1.07%) C++
17 13 (0.99%) F#
18 10 (0.76%) C
19 8 (0.61%) PHP 5
19 8 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 74 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (2.97%) Degree
3 30 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 27 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 26 (1.98%) MCSA
6 23 (1.75%) MCSE
7 16 (1.22%) CISSP
8 15 (1.14%) CCNP
8 15 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.07%) CISM
10 12 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
11 11 (0.84%) CCNA
12 10 (0.76%) OSCP
12 10 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
13 9 (0.68%) CEH
13 9 (0.68%) GWAPT
14 8 (0.61%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.61%) MCPD
15 7 (0.53%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.49%) QA
2 46 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 23 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.67%) GDPR
6 21 (1.60%) COBIT
6 21 (1.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 21 (1.60%) JSP 440
7 15 (1.14%) NIST
8 14 (1.07%) SLA
9 8 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.46%) Data Quality
11 5 (0.38%) NIST 800
12 2 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.076%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.076%) GLBA
13 1 (0.076%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.076%) NCSC
13 1 (0.076%) PMO
System Software
1 215 (16.36%) Active Directory
2 165 (12.56%) Docker
3 72 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (4.87%) Hyper-V
5 35 (2.66%) vSphere
6 22 (1.67%) XenDesktop
7 21 (1.60%) XenApp
8 18 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.99%) VMware NSX
11 11 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 3 (0.23%) Ceph
14 2 (0.15%) NFS
14 2 (0.15%) Samba
14 2 (0.15%) Squid
14 2 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.076%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.076%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 167 (12.71%) Kubernetes
2 116 (8.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 114 (8.68%) SCCM
4 87 (6.62%) Terraform
5 71 (5.40%) Ansible
6 43 (3.27%) Puppet
7 33 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (1.37%) SCVMM
9 17 (1.29%) SCOM
10 11 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
11 10 (0.76%) Grafana
11 10 (0.76%) vRealize
11 10 (0.76%) WSUS
12 8 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 7 (0.53%) Packer
14 5 (0.38%) Nagios
14 5 (0.38%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.38%) Rundeck
14 5 (0.38%) XenMobile
15 3 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 559 (42.54%) Microsoft
2 134 (10.20%) VMware
3 67 (5.10%) Cisco
4 54 (4.11%) Citrix
5 39 (2.97%) Tableau
6 31 (2.36%) Xamarin
7 26 (1.98%) Google
8 24 (1.83%) HP
8 24 (1.83%) NetApp
8 24 (1.83%) Oracle
9 21 (1.60%) SAP
10 20 (1.52%) EMC
11 19 (1.45%) Databricks
11 19 (1.45%) IBM
12 17 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
13 15 (1.14%) Dell
14 12 (0.91%) Juniper
14 12 (0.91%) Splunk
15 10 (0.76%) F5
15 10 (0.76%) Meraki