Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 493 717 986
Rank change year-on-year +224 +269 +178
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 792 455 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.57% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.26% 1.40% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 589 404 142
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,875 £76,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.14% +3.16%

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 34,999 32,441 22,876
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 25.17% 20.01% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 28,092 27,159 19,283
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +133 332 £67,500 +12.50% 46
South East +144 190 £60,000 +20.00% 30
Midlands +112 124 £45,000 -25.00% 21
North of England +70 100 £60,000 +26.32% 33
West Midlands +83 68 £70,000 +21.74% 12
North West +68 56 £60,000 -20.00% 13
East Midlands +63 56 £37,500 -46.43% 9
East of England +57 43 £60,000 +20.00% 11
South West +16 25 £40,000 +6.67% 12
Yorkshire +13 25 £35,000 -28.21% 19
North East +23 19 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 788 (99.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 738 (93.18%) Active Directory
3 542 (68.43%) Microsoft
4 536 (67.68%) Windows
5 410 (51.77%) Office 365
6 287 (36.24%) SQL
7 264 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 264 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 230 (29.04%) PowerShell
9 227 (28.66%) VMware
10 197 (24.87%) Linux
11 186 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
12 184 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
13 172 (21.72%) SharePoint
13 172 (21.72%) Windows 10
14 168 (21.21%) Migration
15 166 (20.96%) Git (software)
16 159 (20.08%) DevOps
17 157 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
18 152 (19.19%) Virtual Machines
19 149 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
19 149 (18.81%) Amazon S3
20 148 (18.69%) Presales
20 148 (18.69%) Amazon RDS
21 146 (18.43%) Hyper-V
22 138 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
23 137 (17.30%) IIS
23 137 (17.30%) SCCM
23 137 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 128 (16.16%) Private Cloud

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
1 172 (21.72%) SharePoint
2 137 (17.30%) IIS
3 103 (13.01%) MS Exchange
4 97 (12.25%) Confluence
5 84 (10.61%) Skype for Business
6 31 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 26 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
8 19 (2.40%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (1.64%) Apache
11 9 (1.14%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.01%) Apache Solr
12 8 (1.01%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.63%) nginx
15 4 (0.51%) GroupWise
16 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.25%) Jupyter
Applications
1 157 (19.82%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.25%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.13%) Lawson
2 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.13%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 788 (99.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 410 (51.77%) Office 365
3 264 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 149 (18.81%) Amazon EC2
4 149 (18.81%) Amazon S3
5 126 (15.91%) Amazon SQS
6 118 (14.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 117 (14.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 93 (11.74%) IaaS
9 92 (11.62%) PaaS
10 69 (8.71%) SaaS
11 51 (6.44%) Serverless
12 32 (4.04%) Cloud Computing
13 31 (3.91%) AWS Lambda
14 30 (3.79%) Amazon EMR
14 30 (3.79%) Amazon Kinesis
14 30 (3.79%) OneDrive
15 28 (3.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 16 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
17 13 (1.64%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 112 (14.14%) Firewall
2 93 (11.74%) Skype
3 92 (11.62%) DNS
4 70 (8.84%) DHCP
5 68 (8.59%) VPN
6 52 (6.57%) VLAN
7 47 (5.93%) Network Security
8 40 (5.05%) SAN
9 38 (4.80%) TCP/IP
10 37 (4.67%) Internet
10 37 (4.67%) VoIP
11 34 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
12 24 (3.03%) Intranet
12 24 (3.03%) PBX
13 23 (2.90%) LAN
14 20 (2.53%) WAN
15 16 (2.02%) MPLS
16 15 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.77%) Cisco ASA
18 12 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (18.69%) Amazon RDS
2 100 (12.63%) SQL Server
3 92 (11.62%) Azure SQL Database
4 56 (7.07%) Cosmos DB
5 32 (4.04%) Relational Database
6 30 (3.79%) Amazon Redshift
6 30 (3.79%) RDBMS
7 28 (3.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 24 (3.03%) Power BI
9 19 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.27%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 17 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (1.39%) Data Lake
13 10 (1.26%) Big Data
14 9 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 9 (1.14%) MongoDB
14 9 (1.14%) MySQL
15 8 (1.01%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 166 (20.96%) Git (software)
2 114 (14.39%) Jenkins
3 105 (13.26%) JIRA
4 101 (12.75%) TeamCity
5 90 (11.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 90 (11.36%) Octopus Deploy
6 36 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 30 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
8 27 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.77%) Chocolatey
10 7 (0.88%) GitLab
11 6 (0.76%) Subversion
12 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.25%) CruiseControl
13 2 (0.25%) ER Studio
13 2 (0.25%) ERwin
13 2 (0.25%) Maven
13 2 (0.25%) MSBuild
13 2 (0.25%) Trac
14 1 (0.13%) NUnit
General
1 65 (8.21%) Finance
2 22 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.65%) Law
4 15 (1.89%) Legal
5 8 (1.01%) Retail
6 6 (0.76%) Marketing
7 3 (0.38%) Back Office
7 3 (0.38%) Billing
7 3 (0.38%) Games
8 2 (0.25%) Advertising
8 2 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.13%) Automotive
9 1 (0.13%) Electronics
9 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 160 (20.20%) Architect
2 100 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (11.24%) Cloud Architect
4 87 (10.98%) Solutions Architect
5 79 (9.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 69 (8.71%) Consultant
7 56 (7.07%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 53 (6.69%) Azure Engineer
9 52 (6.57%) Analyst
10 44 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
10 44 (5.56%) Support Engineer
11 43 (5.43%) Azure Architect
12 40 (5.05%) DevOps Manager
13 37 (4.67%) Microsoft Engineer
14 34 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
15 33 (4.17%) Developer
16 32 (4.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
17 30 (3.79%) Cloud Consultant
17 30 (3.79%) IT Engineer
18 28 (3.54%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (12.75%) .NET
2 78 (9.85%) Web Services
3 46 (5.81%) ASP.NET
4 40 (5.05%) JSON
5 35 (4.42%) SAML
6 32 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
7 25 (3.16%) OAuth
8 23 (2.90%) LDAP
9 22 (2.78%) HTML
10 20 (2.53%) REST
11 19 (2.40%) Redux
12 18 (2.27%) CSS
13 15 (1.89%) Kafka
13 15 (1.89%) X-Windows
14 10 (1.26%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.26%) Elastic Stack
14 10 (1.26%) OpenID
14 10 (1.26%) SailPoint
14 10 (1.26%) SOAP
15 9 (1.14%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 128 (16.16%) Private Cloud
2 94 (11.87%) Data Centre
3 86 (10.86%) Public Cloud
4 63 (7.95%) Self-Motivation
5 60 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 44 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 41 (5.18%) Clustering
9 25 (3.16%) User Experience
10 19 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
11 16 (2.02%) PKI
12 13 (1.64%) Blackberry
12 13 (1.64%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.52%) CESG
14 11 (1.39%) Fintech
15 10 (1.26%) Replication
15 10 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
15 10 (1.26%) Virtual Team
16 8 (1.01%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 536 (67.68%) Windows
2 264 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 197 (24.87%) Linux
4 172 (21.72%) Windows 10
5 79 (9.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (5.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 15 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 9 (1.14%) CentOS
11 9 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.63%) Android
13 5 (0.63%) VMS
14 4 (0.51%) AIX
14 4 (0.51%) SUSE
14 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.38%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (21.21%) Migration
3 159 (20.08%) DevOps
4 148 (18.69%) Presales
5 137 (17.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 115 (14.52%) ITIL
7 113 (14.27%) Network Virtualisation
8 104 (13.13%) Business Intelligence
9 83 (10.48%) Project Management
10 77 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
11 71 (8.96%) Identity Access Management
12 70 (8.84%) Load Balancing
13 56 (7.07%) Thought Leadership
14 54 (6.82%) Service Management
15 53 (6.69%) Cybersecurity
16 49 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
17 42 (5.30%) Data Protection
18 41 (5.18%) High Availability
18 41 (5.18%) Mobile Device Management
19 40 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 287 (36.24%) SQL
2 230 (29.04%) PowerShell
3 73 (9.22%) Python
4 67 (8.46%) C#
5 40 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 39 (4.92%) Java
7 33 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 25 (3.16%) Shell Script
9 24 (3.03%) PL/SQL
9 24 (3.03%) Scala
10 11 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 11 (1.39%) VBScript
11 10 (1.26%) Perl
12 8 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.88%) C++
13 7 (0.88%) Go
14 4 (0.51%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.38%) PHP
15 3 (0.38%) Ruby
16 2 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 138 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (13.64%) MCSE
3 66 (8.33%) MCSA
4 42 (5.30%) Degree
5 37 (4.67%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (2.90%) MCITP
7 23 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
9 16 (2.02%) CISSP
10 14 (1.77%) CCNA
10 14 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (1.52%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.88%) MCP
14 6 (0.76%) VCP5
15 5 (0.63%) EMCISA
15 5 (0.63%) EMCSA
15 5 (0.63%) MCSD
15 5 (0.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.68%) SLA
2 37 (4.67%) GDPR
3 11 (1.39%) QA
4 7 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.88%) PMO
5 4 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.38%) COBIT
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 738 (93.18%) Active Directory
2 184 (23.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (19.19%) Virtual Machines
4 146 (18.43%) Hyper-V
5 46 (5.81%) XenApp
6 42 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 29 (3.66%) Docker
8 23 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (2.53%) BitLocker
9 20 (2.53%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (2.15%) vSphere
11 15 (1.89%) LXC
11 15 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.76%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.76%) Xen
14 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.51%) oVirt
14 4 (0.51%) pfSense
14 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 137 (17.30%) SCCM
2 119 (15.03%) Ansible
3 102 (12.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 48 (6.06%) Terraform
5 44 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 44 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 43 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (5.30%) Puppet
8 31 (3.91%) SCOM
9 29 (3.66%) AirWatch
10 27 (3.41%) Kubernetes
11 20 (2.53%) Failover Clustering
12 19 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 18 (2.27%) FortiGate
14 16 (2.02%) SCOrch
14 16 (2.02%) SCSM
15 15 (1.89%) SCDPM
16 12 (1.52%) vCenter Server
17 11 (1.39%) NetBackup
18 10 (1.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 542 (68.43%) Microsoft
2 227 (28.66%) VMware
3 89 (11.24%) Citrix
3 89 (11.24%) New Relic
3 89 (11.24%) Trend Micro
4 78 (9.85%) Cisco
5 57 (7.20%) Veeam
6 31 (3.91%) Symantec
7 25 (3.16%) MobileIron
8 21 (2.65%) iManage
8 21 (2.65%) Oracle
9 18 (2.27%) Google
10 16 (2.02%) Ivanti
10 16 (2.02%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.89%) CyberArk
12 14 (1.77%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.64%) Dell
14 12 (1.52%) Avaya
14 12 (1.52%) EMC
14 12 (1.52%) IBM