The 25-year-old won the Miami Masters final in three sets against David Ferrer on Sunday to overtake seven-time Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in the global standings.
And, after returning to second place for the first time since August 2009, Murray now has his sights set on clinching top spot.
“The fact that I’m moving up the rankings is a good sign,” said the Scot, placed 3,620 points behind Djokovic. “My consistency has been better over the last few months.
“The rankings obviously reflect that, so I will try and keep working hard during the clay [season] and hopefully I can go higher.”