Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 141 111 226
Rank change year-on-year -30 +115 +61
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 125 114 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.99% 2.65% 0.91%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.50% 5.83% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 102 99 71
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,800 £47,500
25th Percentile £43,000 £54,375 £53,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £72,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.79% -3.33% +11.11%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 - -
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £72,500 £71,250
% change year-on-year -17.24% +1.75% +5.56%

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 2,775 1,957 3,361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 44.28% 45.49% 36.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2,487 1,739 2,980
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £33,475
25th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £49,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.84% +8.46% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £100,250 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 25 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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.

1 124 (99.20%) Azure
2 110 (88.00%) Active Directory
3 79 (63.20%) Microsoft 365
4 78 (62.40%) Microsoft
5 70 (56.00%) Windows
6 37 (29.60%) VMware
6 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
7 35 (28.00%) Windows 10
8 33 (26.40%) DevOps
9 32 (25.60%) Windows Server
9 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (24.00%) ITIL
11 27 (21.60%) Social Skills
12 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
12 25 (20.00%) C#
12 25 (20.00%) SQL
12 25 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (19.20%) SharePoint
13 24 (19.20%) Citrix
13 24 (19.20%) Finance
14 22 (17.60%) Migration
14 22 (17.60%) .NET
15 21 (16.80%) Change Management
15 21 (16.80%) Power Platform
16 20 (16.00%) Firewall
17 19 (15.20%) Deployment Automation
18 18 (14.40%) ARM Templates
18 18 (14.40%) PaaS
19 17 (13.60%) SaaS
19 17 (13.60%) SQL Server

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 24 (19.20%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.60%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.80%) CMS
5 1 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.60%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 124 (99.20%) Azure
2 79 (63.20%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (16.80%) Power Platform
4 18 (14.40%) PaaS
5 17 (13.60%) Azure Monitor
5 17 (13.60%) SaaS
6 16 (12.80%) AWS
6 16 (12.80%) OneDrive
7 13 (10.40%) Azure Storage
7 13 (10.40%) PowerApps
8 12 (9.60%) Azure App Service
8 12 (9.60%) Azure Key Vault
8 12 (9.60%) Azure Service Bus
8 12 (9.60%) Azure Service Fabric
9 11 (8.80%) IaaS
10 9 (7.20%) Azure Logic Apps
10 9 (7.20%) Smartsheet
11 6 (4.80%) Azure Data Factory
11 6 (4.80%) Azure Sentinel
12 4 (3.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.00%) Firewall
2 16 (12.80%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) WebEx
4 12 (9.60%) LAN
5 11 (8.80%) WAN
6 10 (8.00%) DHCP
7 8 (6.40%) VPN
8 7 (5.60%) SAN
8 7 (5.60%) Wireless
9 6 (4.80%) TCP/IP
10 5 (4.00%) Network Security
11 4 (3.20%) SMTP
12 2 (1.60%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (1.60%) Skype
12 2 (1.60%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (0.80%) HTTP
13 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
13 1 (0.80%) VLAN
13 1 (0.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.40%) Power BI
3 5 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (2.40%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.80%) Metadata
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.80%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 12 (9.60%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (9.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (2.40%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.40%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.80%) GitLab
3 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (21.60%) Social Skills
2 24 (19.20%) Finance
3 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 11 (8.80%) Marketing
5 9 (7.20%) Influencing Skills
6 8 (6.40%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.20%) Law
8 3 (2.40%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.60%) Back Office
9 2 (1.60%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.60%) Legal
9 2 (1.60%) Publishing
10 1 (0.80%) Banking
10 1 (0.80%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 21 (16.80%) Developer
2 19 (15.20%) Senior Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Analyst
4 16 (12.80%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Architect
5 14 (11.20%) Consultant
6 13 (10.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) IT Support
7 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Incident Manager
8 9 (7.20%) Major Incident Manager
9 8 (6.40%) Azure Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Backend Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) IT Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Senior Backend Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) Incident and Problem Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.60%) .NET
2 18 (14.40%) ARM Templates
3 13 (10.40%) .NET Core
3 13 (10.40%) React
3 13 (10.40%) Web Services
4 12 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (9.60%) CSS
4 12 (9.60%) Entity Framework
4 12 (9.60%) jQuery
4 12 (9.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 10 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (7.20%) JSON
7 6 (4.80%) SailPoint
8 5 (4.00%) OAuth
9 2 (1.60%) REST
10 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.80%) Kafka
10 1 (0.80%) LDAP
10 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) N-Tier
2 8 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (6.40%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.40%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.40%) Clustering
3 3 (2.40%) Handset
3 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.40%) Replication
4 2 (1.60%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 70 (56.00%) Windows
2 35 (28.00%) Windows 10
3 32 (25.60%) Windows Server
4 17 (13.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (12.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 14 (11.20%) Windows Server 2019
7 9 (7.20%) Apple iOS
8 8 (6.40%) Android
8 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.60%) Linux
10 5 (4.00%) Unix
11 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.80%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (26.40%) DevOps
2 32 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (24.00%) ITIL
4 22 (17.60%) Migration
5 21 (16.80%) Change Management
6 19 (15.20%) Deployment Automation
7 16 (12.80%) Problem Management
8 15 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (12.00%) Microservices
9 14 (11.20%) ITSM
9 14 (11.20%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (10.40%) Infrastructure as Code
11 12 (9.60%) MVC
11 12 (9.60%) SOA
11 12 (9.60%) Test Automation
11 12 (9.60%) UML
12 11 (8.80%) Creative Thinking
12 11 (8.80%) Service Delivery
12 11 (8.80%) Service Management
12 11 (8.80%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.60%) PowerShell
2 25 (20.00%) C#
2 25 (20.00%) SQL
3 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 4 (3.20%) Python
6 1 (0.80%) Bash
6 1 (0.80%) Groovy
6 1 (0.80%) Java
6 1 (0.80%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (4.80%) MCSE
2 6 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.60%) CCNA
3 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.60%) Degree
3 2 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.60%) MCSA
4 1 (0.80%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.80%) CREST Certified
4 1 (0.80%) Cyber Scheme
4 1 (0.80%) GIAC
4 1 (0.80%) GPEN
4 1 (0.80%) MOS
4 1 (0.80%) OSCP
4 1 (0.80%) SANS
4 1 (0.80%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 110 (88.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.40%) XenApp
7 2 (1.60%) Docker
7 2 (1.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.00%) SCCM
2 14 (11.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 7 (5.60%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (5.60%) Terraform
5 6 (4.80%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.80%) SCOM
5 6 (4.80%) SCSM
6 3 (2.40%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.60%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.60%) VxRail
8 1 (0.80%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (62.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (29.60%) VMware
3 24 (19.20%) Citrix
4 15 (12.00%) Google
5 6 (4.80%) CyberArk
5 6 (4.80%) ForgeRock
5 6 (4.80%) HP
5 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
6 5 (4.00%) Cisco
6 5 (4.00%) EMC
7 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.40%) Dell
8 3 (2.40%) IBM
8 3 (2.40%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (2.40%) Polycom
8 3 (2.40%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.60%) Mitel
9 2 (1.60%) Nintex
9 2 (1.60%) Veeam
10 1 (0.80%) Zerto