Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 255 386 573
Rank change year-on-year +131 +187 +204
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 582 1,025 685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.28% 0.81% 0.45%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.14% 2.52% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 631 980 581
Median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,975 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - -4.00%

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 18,542 40,652 38,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.63% 32.18% 25.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15,748 33,524 31,268
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +10.00%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in England

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in England.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in England

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in England over the 6 months to 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +167 315 £60,000 -11.11% 48
North of England +106 98 £47,500 -4.01% 28
South East +122 90 £42,500 -26.09% 27
Yorkshire +93 44 £41,250 -21.43% 6
North West +89 36 £57,500 +27.78% 19
Midlands +34 36 £40,000 -20.00% 15
East of England +146 25 £44,000 -20.00% 11
West Midlands +40 25 £30,000 -45.45% 5
South West +90 24 £45,000 +13.21% 9
North East +18 18 £45,000 +20.29% 3
East Midlands +55 11 £55,000 +22.22% 10
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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.

1 576 (98.97%) Azure
2 525 (90.21%) Active Directory
3 405 (69.59%) Microsoft
4 343 (58.93%) Windows
4 343 (58.93%) Office 365
5 209 (35.91%) PowerShell
6 190 (32.65%) Windows Server
7 161 (27.66%) Microsoft Intune
8 145 (24.91%) SharePoint
9 139 (23.88%) DevOps
10 119 (20.45%) DNS
10 119 (20.45%) AWS
11 118 (20.27%) VMware
12 113 (19.42%) Firewall
13 110 (18.90%) SCCM
14 108 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 102 (17.53%) Windows 10
16 100 (17.18%) SQL
17 88 (15.12%) Identity Management
17 88 (15.12%) ITIL
18 87 (14.95%) DHCP
19 84 (14.43%) Linux
20 83 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
21 80 (13.75%) Finance
22 77 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
22 77 (13.23%) SQL Server
23 76 (13.06%) Ansible
23 76 (13.06%) IaaS
24 75 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
25 74 (12.71%) Citrix

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
1 145 (24.91%) SharePoint
2 68 (11.68%) MS Exchange
3 44 (7.56%) Confluence
3 44 (7.56%) Skype for Business
4 32 (5.50%) IIS
5 15 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.52%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.17%) Apache
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 77 (13.23%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.12%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.17%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.58%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (1.37%) R3 Corda
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.52%) Workfront
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 576 (98.97%) Azure
2 343 (58.93%) Office 365
3 119 (20.45%) AWS
4 76 (13.06%) IaaS
5 72 (12.37%) OneDrive
5 72 (12.37%) PaaS
6 49 (8.42%) Slack
7 42 (7.22%) SaaS
8 33 (5.67%) Serverless
9 30 (5.15%) Azure Functions
10 26 (4.47%) GCP
11 24 (4.12%) Route 53
12 22 (3.78%) Power Platform
13 17 (2.92%) GitHub
14 15 (2.58%) Logic Apps
15 14 (2.41%) PowerApps
16 13 (2.23%) Mavenlink
17 9 (1.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 9 (1.55%) iPaaS
18 8 (1.37%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 119 (20.45%) DNS
2 113 (19.42%) Firewall
3 87 (14.95%) DHCP
4 69 (11.86%) TCP/IP
5 56 (9.62%) VPN
5 56 (9.62%) WAN
6 54 (9.28%) LAN
7 50 (8.59%) Skype
8 42 (7.22%) Network Security
8 42 (7.22%) Wi-Fi
9 39 (6.70%) Wireless
10 36 (6.19%) SAN
11 32 (5.50%) MPLS
12 30 (5.15%) VoIP
13 28 (4.81%) BGP
13 28 (4.81%) OSPF
14 27 (4.64%) Unified Communications
15 25 (4.30%) IPsec
15 25 (4.30%) SNMP
16 24 (4.12%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.36%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (2.58%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.89%) Power BI
6 10 (1.72%) Cosmos DB
7 9 (1.55%) Blockchain
7 9 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (1.20%) Data Lake
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.86%) MySQL
10 5 (0.86%) Redis
11 3 (0.52%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.52%) Big Data
11 3 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.52%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.52%) HBase
11 3 (0.52%) HDInsight
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 48 (8.25%) JIRA
2 32 (5.50%) Jenkins
3 25 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.58%) Artifactory
5 13 (2.23%) Gerrit
6 9 (1.55%) IntelliJ
7 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.69%) MSI
9 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.52%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.52%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.34%) Gradle
11 2 (0.34%) Maven
12 1 (0.17%) ER Studio
12 1 (0.17%) GitLab
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 80 (13.75%) Finance
2 27 (4.64%) Banking
3 25 (4.30%) Public Sector
4 18 (3.09%) Legal
5 16 (2.75%) Law
6 14 (2.41%) Retail
7 11 (1.89%) Local Government
8 10 (1.72%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.03%) Advertising
10 5 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.69%) Back Office
11 4 (0.69%) Marketing
12 3 (0.52%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.34%) Front Office
13 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.34%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 98 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 69 (11.86%) Azure Engineer
3 61 (10.48%) Consultant
4 58 (9.97%) Architect
5 50 (8.59%) Cloud Engineer
6 47 (8.08%) Office 365 Engineer
7 37 (6.36%) Support Engineer
8 34 (5.84%) Analyst
9 33 (5.67%) IT Engineer
9 33 (5.67%) Network Engineer
10 30 (5.15%) Security Engineer
11 26 (4.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (4.47%) Solutions Architect
12 25 (4.30%) Administrator
13 24 (4.12%) DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.95%) Developer
15 20 (3.44%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 17 (2.92%) Cloud Consultant
18 14 (2.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.01%) Web Services
2 33 (5.67%) SAML
3 30 (5.15%) OAuth
4 29 (4.98%) LDAP
5 26 (4.47%) XML
6 18 (3.09%) .NET
7 15 (2.58%) HTML
8 14 (2.41%) Elastic Stack
8 14 (2.41%) YAML
9 11 (1.89%) .NET Framework
9 11 (1.89%) OpenID
10 9 (1.55%) .NET Core
10 9 (1.55%) JSON
10 9 (1.55%) OAuth2
10 9 (1.55%) RESTful
10 9 (1.55%) Spring Boot
11 8 (1.37%) CSS
12 7 (1.20%) Entity Framework
13 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (0.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 51 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.84%) Management Information System
3 31 (5.33%) User Experience
4 23 (3.95%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.09%) Cloud Native
7 16 (2.75%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.75%) Hybrid Cloud
8 15 (2.58%) Cyberattack
8 15 (2.58%) Enterprise Cloud
8 15 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 12 (2.06%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.89%) BYOD
11 8 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.20%) iPhone
12 7 (1.20%) Private Cloud
13 5 (0.86%) Clustering
13 5 (0.86%) PKI
13 5 (0.86%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 343 (58.93%) Windows
2 190 (32.65%) Windows Server
3 102 (17.53%) Windows 10
4 84 (14.43%) Linux
5 67 (11.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (11.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 28 (4.81%) Windows Server 2019
8 24 (4.12%) CentOS
8 24 (4.12%) Mac OS X
9 18 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (2.75%) Android
10 16 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (2.06%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.89%) Unix
13 9 (1.55%) VMS
14 8 (1.37%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.20%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (23.88%) DevOps
2 108 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 88 (15.12%) Identity Management
3 88 (15.12%) ITIL
4 75 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (9.97%) Migration
6 55 (9.45%) Fintech
7 50 (8.59%) Configuration Management
8 47 (8.08%) Presales
9 43 (7.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 41 (7.04%) Identity Access Management
11 40 (6.87%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (6.53%) Data Security
13 36 (6.19%) B2B
13 36 (6.19%) Project Delivery
13 36 (6.19%) Task Automation
14 35 (6.01%) Mentoring
15 34 (5.84%) Infrastructure as Code
16 33 (5.67%) Service Management
17 32 (5.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (35.91%) PowerShell
2 100 (17.18%) SQL
3 58 (9.97%) Python
4 33 (5.67%) JavaScript
5 22 (3.78%) Java
6 20 (3.44%) C#
7 18 (3.09%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.92%) Bash Shell
9 14 (2.41%) Perl
9 14 (2.41%) Ruby
10 13 (2.23%) Groovy
11 9 (1.55%) Kotlin
11 9 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.20%) C
13 6 (1.03%) VBScript
14 3 (0.52%) R
15 2 (0.34%) VB
16 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (12.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (5.50%) Degree
3 30 (5.15%) MCSE
4 20 (3.44%) CCNA
5 12 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.89%) CCNP
7 10 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 10 (1.72%) MCSA
8 9 (1.55%) CISSP
8 9 (1.55%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.37%) CISM
9 8 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.03%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (1.03%) HNC
10 6 (1.03%) MCDST
10 6 (1.03%) MCP
11 4 (0.69%) CCIE
11 4 (0.69%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.36%) SLA
2 34 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.92%) GDPR
4 10 (1.72%) NIST
5 7 (1.20%) QA
6 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.86%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.17%) NCSC
System Software
1 525 (90.21%) Active Directory
2 83 (14.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (8.59%) Hyper-V
4 34 (5.84%) Docker
5 27 (4.64%) vSphere
6 24 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (3.78%) XenApp
8 13 (2.23%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (1.55%) BitLocker
10 9 (1.55%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.69%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.34%) NDS
15 2 (0.34%) NetIQ eDirectory
15 2 (0.34%) Xen
16 1 (0.17%) Firmware
16 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 161 (27.66%) Microsoft Intune
2 110 (18.90%) SCCM
3 76 (13.06%) Ansible
4 61 (10.48%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (10.48%) Terraform
5 60 (10.31%) Puppet
6 36 (6.19%) Nagios
7 35 (6.01%) Single Sign-On
8 30 (5.15%) Kubernetes
9 29 (4.98%) WSUS
10 20 (3.44%) SCOM
11 13 (2.23%) Jamf Pro
12 9 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
13 7 (1.20%) SCVMM
14 6 (1.03%) Backup Exec
14 6 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
16 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
16 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
16 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 405 (69.59%) Microsoft
2 118 (20.27%) VMware
3 74 (12.71%) Citrix
4 70 (12.03%) Cisco
5 28 (4.81%) Atlassian
6 27 (4.64%) SolarWinds
7 25 (4.30%) Avaya
7 25 (4.30%) Palo Alto
7 25 (4.30%) Riverbed
8 24 (4.12%) ServiceNow
9 16 (2.75%) HP
10 15 (2.58%) Ivanti
11 14 (2.41%) Apple
11 14 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.23%) Meraki
12 13 (2.23%) Oracle
13 11 (1.89%) Google
14 9 (1.55%) Forcepoint
14 9 (1.55%) NetApp
14 9 (1.55%) Sophos