Period
to 23 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 375 604 819
Rank change year-on-year +229 +215 +182
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 1,066 604 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.82% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.62% 1.58% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 912 485 322
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% +30.21%
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,350 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,641 38,177 30,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 31.42% 24.76% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33,341 31,162 25,577
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.91% +1.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in England

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in England.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in England

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in England over the 6 months to 23 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in England

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory within the England region over the 6 months to 23 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +198 446 £65,000 -3.70% 46
South East +75 175 £60,000 -4.00% 28
North of England +98 170 £52,500 -12.50% 46
Midlands +98 147 £47,500 +5.56% 13
West Midlands +94 96 £55,000 -33.33% 8
North West +49 75 £51,250 -14.58% 29
Yorkshire +35 74 £55,000 +42.86% 14
South West +54 68 £41,000 -3.53% 15
East Midlands +27 49 £45,000 +21.62% 5
East of England +80 40 £55,000 +46.67% 5
North East +43 21 £37,410 +19.71% 3
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 1,064 (99.81%) Azure
2 1,005 (94.28%) Active Directory
3 746 (69.98%) Windows
4 734 (68.86%) Office 365
5 719 (67.45%) Microsoft
6 379 (35.55%) Windows Server
7 331 (31.05%) PowerShell
8 315 (29.55%) VMware
9 314 (29.46%) Windows 10
10 290 (27.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 271 (25.42%) Microsoft Intune
12 223 (20.92%) SharePoint
13 220 (20.64%) SQL
14 212 (19.89%) AWS
15 211 (19.79%) ITIL
16 202 (18.95%) MCSE
17 196 (18.39%) DNS
18 192 (18.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 188 (17.64%) Citrix
19 188 (17.64%) SCCM
20 186 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
21 182 (17.07%) Finance
22 175 (16.42%) Hyper-V
23 166 (15.57%) Migration
24 159 (14.92%) DevOps
25 158 (14.82%) IaaS
25 158 (14.82%) Presales
26 145 (13.60%) DHCP
27 143 (13.41%) MCSA
28 140 (13.13%) Cisco

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 223 (20.92%) SharePoint
2 118 (11.07%) MS Exchange
3 112 (10.51%) Skype for Business
4 53 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (3.85%) IIS
6 38 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.69%) SAS
9 12 (1.13%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (0.84%) Confluence
11 6 (0.56%) Anypoint
12 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.38%) CMS
12 4 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.28%) IBM Connections
13 3 (0.28%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 2 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 119 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 27 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.75%) assyst
3 4 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.19%) Workfront
5 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1,064 (99.81%) Azure
2 734 (68.86%) Office 365
3 212 (19.89%) AWS
4 158 (14.82%) IaaS
5 97 (9.10%) OneDrive
6 90 (8.44%) PaaS
7 63 (5.91%) SaaS
8 41 (3.85%) Azure Data Factory
9 36 (3.38%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (3.19%) Power Platform
11 33 (3.10%) Amazon S3
12 32 (3.00%) Mimecast
13 30 (2.81%) Serverless
14 29 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 29 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
14 29 (2.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 28 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
16 25 (2.35%) Azure Functions
17 21 (1.97%) Amazon ECS
17 21 (1.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 196 (18.39%) DNS
2 145 (13.60%) DHCP
3 140 (13.13%) Firewall
3 140 (13.13%) Skype
4 85 (7.97%) VPN
5 65 (6.10%) VLAN
6 61 (5.72%) LAN
7 56 (5.25%) WAN
8 44 (4.13%) SAN
9 36 (3.38%) iSCSI
10 33 (3.10%) Internet
11 32 (3.00%) TCP/IP
12 30 (2.81%) NetScaler
13 27 (2.53%) VoIP
14 24 (2.25%) NAS
15 23 (2.16%) Network Security
16 20 (1.88%) HTTP
16 20 (1.88%) Unified Communications
17 18 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.73%) SQL Server
2 101 (9.47%) Azure SQL Database
3 52 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
4 24 (2.25%) Data Lake
5 21 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 21 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (1.88%) Power BI
7 17 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
10 8 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.56%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.56%) DB2
12 6 (0.56%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.56%) Relational Database
12 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 59 (5.53%) Git (software)
2 49 (4.60%) Visual Studio Team System
3 34 (3.19%) Jenkins
4 31 (2.91%) Visual Studio
5 30 (2.81%) JIRA
6 27 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (2.35%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (1.22%) Subversion
10 10 (0.94%) GitLab
10 10 (0.94%) MSTest
11 8 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (0.75%) Bitbucket Server
12 6 (0.56%) NUnit
12 6 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (0.47%) MSI
14 4 (0.38%) Bugzilla
14 4 (0.38%) Chocolatey
14 4 (0.38%) ReSharper
14 4 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 182 (17.07%) Finance
2 34 (3.19%) Public Sector
3 18 (1.69%) Retail
4 16 (1.50%) Law
5 15 (1.41%) Marketing
6 13 (1.22%) Back Office
7 10 (0.94%) Advertising
7 10 (0.94%) Legal
8 9 (0.84%) Billing
8 9 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 8 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.56%) Electronics
11 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) Banking
13 3 (0.28%) Publishing
14 2 (0.19%) Automotive
14 2 (0.19%) Digital Economy
14 2 (0.19%) Housing Association
15 1 (0.094%) German Language
15 1 (0.094%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 190 (17.82%) Architect
2 161 (15.10%) Consultant
3 158 (14.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 100 (9.38%) Cloud Engineer
5 86 (8.07%) Analyst
6 75 (7.04%) Azure Engineer
7 62 (5.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 53 (4.97%) Microsoft Consultant
9 52 (4.88%) Administrator
10 48 (4.50%) Solutions Architect
11 45 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
12 43 (4.03%) Windows Engineer
13 41 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
14 40 (3.75%) Microsoft Engineer
15 37 (3.47%) Cloud Architect
16 36 (3.38%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
18 34 (3.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
18 34 (3.19%) Server Engineer
19 33 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (6.66%) .NET
2 67 (6.29%) JSON
3 41 (3.85%) Web Services
4 39 (3.66%) SAML
5 27 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 21 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (1.97%) CSS
7 20 (1.88%) OAuth
8 19 (1.78%) HTML
9 18 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (1.69%) RESTful
10 16 (1.50%) LDAP
11 15 (1.41%) X-Windows
12 14 (1.31%) REST
13 13 (1.22%) .NET Framework
13 13 (1.22%) AngularJS
14 12 (1.13%) Entity Framework
14 12 (1.13%) Node.js
15 11 (1.03%) HTML5
16 8 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.41%) Data Centre
2 93 (8.72%) Public Cloud
3 48 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (4.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 38 (3.56%) Private Cloud
7 36 (3.38%) Clustering
8 35 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.81%) Replication
10 24 (2.25%) User Experience
11 22 (2.06%) PKI
12 19 (1.78%) Hedge funds
13 17 (1.59%) CESG
14 16 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
14 16 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.31%) Driving Licence
16 13 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
17 9 (0.84%) Mobile App
18 8 (0.75%) iPad
18 8 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 746 (69.98%) Windows
2 379 (35.55%) Windows Server
3 314 (29.46%) Windows 10
4 116 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 91 (8.54%) Linux
6 73 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (4.22%) Windows 7
8 36 (3.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (2.35%) Android
10 23 (2.16%) Apple iOS
10 23 (2.16%) Windows 8
11 7 (0.66%) VMS
12 6 (0.56%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.56%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.47%) CentOS
13 5 (0.47%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.28%) Unix
15 2 (0.19%) SUSE
16 1 (0.094%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (19.79%) ITIL
2 192 (18.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 166 (15.57%) Migration
4 159 (14.92%) DevOps
5 158 (14.82%) Presales
6 127 (11.91%) Project Delivery
7 119 (11.16%) Agile Software Development
8 94 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
9 90 (8.44%) Project Management
10 88 (8.26%) Configuration Management
11 84 (7.88%) Identity Management
11 84 (7.88%) Service Management
12 78 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (6.94%) Mentoring
14 71 (6.66%) PRINCE2
15 60 (5.63%) TOGAF
16 56 (5.25%) Change Management
16 56 (5.25%) Service Delivery
17 55 (5.16%) Analytics
18 53 (4.97%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (31.05%) PowerShell
2 220 (20.64%) SQL
3 72 (6.75%) C#
4 36 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 29 (2.72%) Java
6 26 (2.44%) Python
7 19 (1.78%) T-SQL
7 19 (1.78%) VBScript
8 18 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 15 (1.41%) C
10 12 (1.13%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.03%) PHP
12 10 (0.94%) Ruby
13 9 (0.84%) Perl
14 6 (0.56%) F#
14 6 (0.56%) Go
14 6 (0.56%) VB
15 4 (0.38%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.19%) R
17 1 (0.094%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 290 (27.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 202 (18.95%) MCSE
3 143 (13.41%) MCSA
4 91 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 80 (7.50%) CCNA
6 70 (6.57%) Degree
7 44 (4.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 42 (3.94%) CISSP
9 35 (3.28%) MCITP
10 33 (3.10%) MCP
11 29 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (1.88%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 19 (1.78%) Security Cleared
15 15 (1.41%) SC Cleared
16 13 (1.22%) CCSP
17 10 (0.94%) CCAA
18 9 (0.84%) CCA
18 9 (0.84%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (6.10%) SLA
2 28 (2.63%) GDPR
3 21 (1.97%) NIST
4 17 (1.59%) NCSC
5 11 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (1.03%) QA
6 9 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.56%) COBIT
7 6 (0.56%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.56%) HIPAA
8 5 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.28%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.19%) NIST 800
10 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,005 (94.28%) Active Directory
2 186 (17.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (16.42%) Hyper-V
4 94 (8.82%) XenApp
5 64 (6.00%) vSphere
6 60 (5.63%) XenDesktop
7 57 (5.35%) Virtual Machines
8 47 (4.41%) Docker
9 42 (3.94%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (2.35%) BitLocker
11 19 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (1.41%) LXC
12 15 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
13 14 (1.31%) DFS Replication
14 13 (1.22%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 13 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.47%) Firmware
17 4 (0.38%) Xen
18 2 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 271 (25.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 188 (17.64%) SCCM
3 58 (5.44%) Single Sign-On
4 42 (3.94%) WSUS
5 35 (3.28%) Terraform
6 34 (3.19%) Kubernetes
7 21 (1.97%) Puppet
8 20 (1.88%) SCOM
9 19 (1.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 16 (1.50%) AirWatch
11 15 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (1.31%) Ansible
13 13 (1.22%) FortiGate
14 10 (0.94%) NetBackup
15 9 (0.84%) vCenter Server
16 7 (0.66%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
17 6 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 5 (0.47%) PowerCLI
19 4 (0.38%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 719 (67.45%) Microsoft
2 315 (29.55%) VMware
3 188 (17.64%) Citrix
4 140 (13.13%) Cisco
5 47 (4.41%) HP
6 43 (4.03%) Dell
7 37 (3.47%) ServiceNow
8 33 (3.10%) Veeam
9 28 (2.63%) NetApp
10 22 (2.06%) Meraki
10 22 (2.06%) Oracle
11 20 (1.88%) Apple
12 18 (1.69%) Dell Compellent
12 18 (1.69%) Google
13 16 (1.50%) Ivanti
14 15 (1.41%) CheckPoint
14 15 (1.41%) Symantec
15 14 (1.31%) CommVault
15 14 (1.31%) Okta
15 14 (1.31%) Sophos