Period
to 21 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Azure Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 194 282
Rank change year-on-year +112 +88 -3
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 178 87 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.63% 1.07% 0.55%
As % of the Cloud Services category 8.07% 2.87% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 156 72 42
10th Percentile £45,625 £41,250 £50,000
25th Percentile £60,938 £47,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +10.20%
75th Percentile £88,750 £72,500 £78,750
90th Percentile " £77,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £60,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +11.57%

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

All Cloud Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,205 3,031 3,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.94% 37.11% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,981 2,651 2,939
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £66,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.02% +2.31% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the City of London.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2021, IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 176 (98.88%) Azure
2 120 (67.42%) PowerShell
3 100 (56.18%) Active Directory
4 97 (54.49%) SharePoint
5 96 (53.93%) DevOps
6 86 (48.31%) SQL
7 79 (44.38%) Microsoft 365
8 78 (43.82%) Web Services
9 77 (43.26%) C#
9 77 (43.26%) Azure Storage
9 77 (43.26%) Azure Key Vault
10 76 (42.70%) PaaS
11 75 (42.13%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (42.13%) SQL Server
11 75 (42.13%) Opscode Chef
11 75 (42.13%) Terraform
11 75 (42.13%) Deployment Automation
12 74 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
13 73 (41.01%) Microsoft
14 71 (39.89%) .NET
14 71 (39.89%) MVC
14 71 (39.89%) Degree
15 70 (39.33%) jQuery
15 70 (39.33%) CSS
16 69 (38.76%) SOA
16 69 (38.76%) T-SQL
16 69 (38.76%) Visual Studio Team System
16 69 (38.76%) Entity Framework
16 69 (38.76%) .NET Core

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 97 (54.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.93%) Confluence
3 5 (2.81%) IIS
4 4 (2.25%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.69%) Apache
5 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 67 (37.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.69%) Eikon
3 1 (0.56%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 176 (98.88%) Azure
2 79 (44.38%) Microsoft 365
3 77 (43.26%) Azure Key Vault
3 77 (43.26%) Azure Storage
4 76 (42.70%) PaaS
5 69 (38.76%) Azure App Service
5 69 (38.76%) Azure Service Bus
6 67 (37.64%) Azure Service Fabric
7 25 (14.04%) AWS
8 20 (11.24%) Azure Functions
8 20 (11.24%) Serverless
9 15 (8.43%) IaaS
10 13 (7.30%) SaaS
11 8 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (4.49%) Mimecast
11 8 (4.49%) OneDrive
12 6 (3.37%) Amazon S3
12 6 (3.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (3.37%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (3.37%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) DNS
2 16 (8.99%) DHCP
3 11 (6.18%) NetScaler
3 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
4 9 (5.06%) Firewall
5 7 (3.93%) LAN
5 7 (3.93%) SAN
5 7 (3.93%) WAN
6 6 (3.37%) VLAN
7 5 (2.81%) VPN
8 2 (1.12%) HTTP
8 2 (1.12%) Multicast
8 2 (1.12%) Network Security
8 2 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.12%) Skype
8 2 (1.12%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.56%) BGP
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (42.13%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.87%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.93%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (3.37%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (3.37%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (38.76%) Visual Studio Team System
2 67 (37.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (6.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.06%) JIRA
5 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.37%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio Code
7 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 34 (19.10%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Online Betting
3 4 (2.25%) Banking
3 4 (2.25%) Law
3 4 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.56%) Front Office
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (38.76%) Azure Developer
1 69 (38.76%) Developer
2 67 (37.64%) C# Developer
3 57 (32.02%) Senior Developer
4 55 (30.90%) Senior C# Developer
5 42 (23.60%) .NET Developer
5 42 (23.60%) Senior .NET Developer
6 41 (23.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 41 (23.03%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (23.03%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 41 (23.03%) Senior SQL Developer
6 41 (23.03%) SQL Developer
7 27 (15.17%) Architect
8 22 (12.36%) IT Architect
9 21 (11.80%) Azure Architect
10 20 (11.24%) IT Security Architect
10 20 (11.24%) Security Architect
11 19 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (10.11%) Integration Developer
13 14 (7.87%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (43.82%) Web Services
2 71 (39.89%) .NET
3 70 (39.33%) CSS
3 70 (39.33%) jQuery
4 69 (38.76%) .NET Core
4 69 (38.76%) ASP.NET Web API
4 69 (38.76%) Entity Framework
4 69 (38.76%) React
5 68 (38.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 65 (36.52%) .NET Framework
7 19 (10.67%) OAuth
8 5 (2.81%) SAML
9 4 (2.25%) Vue.js
10 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
10 3 (1.69%) JSON
10 3 (1.69%) OpenID
11 2 (1.12%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (1.12%) LDAP
11 2 (1.12%) Sass
12 1 (0.56%) Azure Blueprints
Miscellaneous
1 67 (37.64%) N-Tier
2 54 (30.34%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (23.03%) Reinsurance
4 6 (3.37%) PKI
4 6 (3.37%) Social Media
5 3 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.02%) Windows
2 24 (13.48%) Windows Server
3 18 (10.11%) Windows 10
4 16 (8.99%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (6.18%) Linux
7 8 (4.49%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.25%) Android
9 4 (2.25%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (53.93%) DevOps
2 75 (42.13%) Continuous Integration
2 75 (42.13%) Deployment Automation
3 74 (41.57%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (39.89%) MVC
5 69 (38.76%) Microservices
5 69 (38.76%) SOA
6 68 (38.20%) Test Automation
7 67 (37.64%) CRM
7 67 (37.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 67 (37.64%) OO
7 67 (37.64%) SOLID
7 67 (37.64%) UML
8 66 (37.08%) Migration
9 58 (32.58%) Mentoring
10 20 (11.24%) Computer Science
10 20 (11.24%) Systems Analysis
11 19 (10.67%) Cryptography
11 19 (10.67%) Load Balancing
11 19 (10.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 120 (67.42%) PowerShell
2 86 (48.31%) SQL
3 77 (43.26%) C#
4 73 (41.01%) JavaScript
5 69 (38.76%) T-SQL
6 11 (6.18%) Python
7 6 (3.37%) Ruby
8 4 (2.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.69%) Java
10 2 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (39.89%) Degree
2 20 (11.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (8.43%) CISSP
4 14 (7.87%) CISA
4 14 (7.87%) CISM
5 11 (6.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.93%) MCSE
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
8 2 (1.12%) CCNA
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 100 (56.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.49%) Docker
4 7 (3.93%) XenApp
4 7 (3.93%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.37%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.25%) vSphere
7 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.56%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 75 (42.13%) Opscode Chef
1 75 (42.13%) Terraform
2 30 (16.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (12.92%) SCCM
4 10 (5.62%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (4.49%) Kubernetes
5 8 (4.49%) Puppet
6 6 (3.37%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (2.81%) SCOM
8 4 (2.25%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.69%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.12%) Ansible
10 2 (1.12%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (1.12%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.12%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 73 (41.01%) Microsoft
2 67 (37.64%) Nintex
3 26 (14.61%) VMware
4 18 (10.11%) Citrix
5 10 (5.62%) SolarWinds
6 6 (3.37%) SonicWALL
7 5 (2.81%) Google
7 5 (2.81%) ServiceNow
8 4 (2.25%) Apple
8 4 (2.25%) iManage
8 4 (2.25%) Snow
9 3 (1.69%) Bloomberg
9 3 (1.69%) Cisco
9 3 (1.69%) HP
9 3 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.69%) Oracle
9 3 (1.69%) Polycom
9 3 (1.69%) Reuters
9 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (1.12%) Okta