Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 171 264
Rank change year-on-year +50 +93 +18
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 133 71 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.38% 1.30% 0.71%
As % of the Cloud Services category 5.24% 3.29% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 118 60 68
10th Percentile £47,125 £40,875 £43,375
25th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £56,250 £66,250
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -15.09% -5.36%
75th Percentile £88,750 £69,688 £78,750
90th Percentile " £77,500 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +17.39% -8.00% -3.85%

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 2,537 2,157 3,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 45.32% 39.40% 38.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 1,892 3,683
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £90,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 26 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 131 (98.50%) Azure
2 91 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 81 (60.90%) PowerShell
4 66 (49.62%) Microsoft
5 64 (48.12%) Microsoft 365
6 63 (47.37%) DevOps
7 59 (44.36%) SharePoint
8 56 (42.11%) SQL
9 54 (40.60%) SQL Server
10 52 (39.10%) Windows
10 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (36.84%) C#
12 48 (36.09%) .NET
12 48 (36.09%) PaaS
13 47 (35.34%) CRM
13 47 (35.34%) Terraform
14 46 (34.59%) Azure Storage
14 46 (34.59%) Azure Key Vault
14 46 (34.59%) Degree
15 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
15 45 (33.83%) Web Services
16 44 (33.08%) T-SQL
17 43 (32.33%) Opscode Chef
18 42 (31.58%) Azure Service Bus
18 42 (31.58%) .NET Core
18 42 (31.58%) CSS
18 42 (31.58%) MVC
18 42 (31.58%) Visual Studio Team System
18 42 (31.58%) jQuery
18 42 (31.58%) Continuous Integration

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 59 (44.36%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Confluence
3 4 (3.01%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) SAS
4 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 41 (30.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.26%) FastStats
2 3 (2.26%) Unica
3 1 (0.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 131 (98.50%) Azure
2 64 (48.12%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (36.09%) PaaS
4 46 (34.59%) Azure Key Vault
4 46 (34.59%) Azure Storage
5 42 (31.58%) Azure Service Bus
6 41 (30.83%) Azure App Service
6 41 (30.83%) Azure Service Fabric
7 21 (15.79%) IaaS
8 15 (11.28%) Serverless
9 14 (10.53%) Azure Functions
10 12 (9.02%) AWS
11 10 (7.52%) OneDrive
12 8 (6.02%) Azure Sentinel
13 6 (4.51%) Power Platform
13 6 (4.51%) SaaS
14 5 (3.76%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 5 (3.76%) Azure Logic Apps
14 5 (3.76%) Google Workspace
15 3 (2.26%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) DHCP
1 13 (9.77%) DNS
2 11 (8.27%) Firewall
3 10 (7.52%) NetScaler
3 10 (7.52%) VLAN
4 8 (6.02%) SAN
4 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 8 (6.02%) VPN
5 7 (5.26%) Network Security
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.01%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (3.01%) Internet
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco Firepower
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.26%) LAN
7 3 (2.26%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (2.26%) VoIP
7 3 (2.26%) WAN
7 3 (2.26%) WebEx
8 2 (1.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (40.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.01%) Power BI
4 3 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) Metadata
Development Applications
1 42 (31.58%) Visual Studio Team System
2 41 (30.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.01%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) MSI
5 1 (0.75%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 34 (25.56%) Social Skills
2 32 (24.06%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (21.05%) Finance
4 7 (5.26%) Law
4 7 (5.26%) Online Betting
5 5 (3.76%) Legal
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 3 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.50%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Developer
2 42 (31.58%) Azure Developer
3 40 (30.08%) C# Developer
4 31 (23.31%) Senior Developer
5 28 (21.05%) Senior C# Developer
6 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (13.53%) Integration Developer
8 15 (11.28%) .NET Developer
8 15 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (11.28%) Azure Engineer
8 15 (11.28%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (11.28%) DevOps Developer
8 15 (11.28%) SQL Developer
9 14 (10.53%) Digital Developer
9 14 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 14 (10.53%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 14 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
9 14 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
10 13 (9.77%) Architect
11 11 (8.27%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (36.09%) .NET
2 45 (33.83%) Web Services
3 42 (31.58%) .NET Core
3 42 (31.58%) CSS
3 42 (31.58%) jQuery
4 41 (30.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 41 (30.83%) Entity Framework
4 41 (30.83%) React
4 41 (30.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 35 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 11 (8.27%) OAuth
7 10 (7.52%) JSON
8 3 (2.26%) XML
9 2 (1.50%) LDAP
9 2 (1.50%) OpenID
9 2 (1.50%) RESTful
9 2 (1.50%) SailPoint
9 2 (1.50%) SAML
10 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.75%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 41 (30.83%) N-Tier
2 15 (11.28%) Reinsurance
3 8 (6.02%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.26%) Social Media
5 5 (3.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.01%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.26%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.26%) EFT
7 3 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.50%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.75%) Blog
9 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.75%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (39.10%) Windows
2 20 (15.04%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.78%) Windows 10
4 10 (7.52%) Apple iOS
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (4.51%) Linux
8 5 (3.76%) Android
9 3 (2.26%) Unix
9 3 (2.26%) VMS
9 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.50%) CentOS
10 2 (1.50%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) DevOps
2 52 (39.10%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (35.34%) CRM
4 42 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 42 (31.58%) MVC
5 41 (30.83%) Deployment Automation
5 41 (30.83%) Microservices
5 41 (30.83%) SOA
5 41 (30.83%) Test Automation
5 41 (30.83%) UML
6 40 (30.08%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 40 (30.08%) OO
6 40 (30.08%) SOLID
7 36 (27.07%) Migration
8 31 (23.31%) Mentoring
9 23 (17.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 19 (14.29%) Computer Science
11 18 (13.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 18 (13.53%) Systems Analysis
12 15 (11.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 81 (60.90%) PowerShell
2 56 (42.11%) SQL
3 49 (36.84%) C#
4 45 (33.83%) JavaScript
5 44 (33.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (2.26%) R
8 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) C
9 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (34.59%) Degree
2 19 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (8.27%) MCSE
5 7 (5.26%) CISSP
6 6 (4.51%) CISA
6 6 (4.51%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (4.51%) CISM
7 5 (3.76%) CCNA
7 5 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.50%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.75%) CCSP
9 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.75%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (1.50%) ISO 31000
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 2 (1.50%) NCSC
2 2 (1.50%) NIST
3 1 (0.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.52%) Docker
4 8 (6.02%) vSphere
5 7 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.76%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.01%) XenApp
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 47 (35.34%) Terraform
2 43 (32.33%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (15.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (12.03%) SCCM
5 12 (9.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (6.77%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.76%) PowerCLI
7 5 (3.76%) vCenter Server
8 3 (2.26%) Ansible
8 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.26%) Puppet
8 3 (2.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.50%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.50%) Rundeck
9 2 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.75%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.75%) CASB
10 1 (0.75%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.75%) vRealize
10 1 (0.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 66 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (30.83%) Nintex
3 30 (22.56%) VMware
4 17 (12.78%) Citrix
5 12 (9.02%) Cisco
6 7 (5.26%) HP
6 7 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
6 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
7 5 (3.76%) 3PAR
7 5 (3.76%) IBM
7 5 (3.76%) Veritas
8 4 (3.01%) Google
8 4 (3.01%) Rapid7
9 3 (2.26%) Apteco
9 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.26%) Dell
9 3 (2.26%) iManage
9 3 (2.26%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.26%) Symantec
10 2 (1.50%) MobileIron