Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 831 1028
Rank change year-on-year +206 +197 +227
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 602 329 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.38% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.13% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 483 285 188
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +30.21% +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,500 £35,125
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +22.45% +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 36,748 29,069 22,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.28% 17.46% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29,971 24,075 19,408
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,150 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 2018. 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 +105 266 £65,000 - 32
South East +106 116 £57,500 +27.78% 10
North of England +88 91 £60,000 -5.88% 8
Midlands +41 80 £43,750 -20.45% 7
North West +65 55 £60,000 +50.00% 4
East Midlands +33 47 £37,500 -25.00% 6
West Midlands +11 33 £62,500 -3.85% 1
Yorkshire +57 32 £40,000 -38.46% 1
East of England +19 28 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West +27 24 £35,000 -32.04% 6
North East -19 4 £31,250 -16.11% 3
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 600 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 558 (92.69%) Active Directory
3 440 (73.09%) Windows
4 382 (63.46%) Microsoft
5 304 (50.50%) Office 365
6 218 (36.21%) SQL
7 189 (31.40%) Windows Server
8 168 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
8 168 (27.91%) PowerShell
9 157 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
10 154 (25.58%) Linux
11 148 (24.58%) DevOps
12 136 (22.59%) VMware
13 132 (21.93%) Git (software)
14 124 (20.60%) Virtual Machines
15 122 (20.27%) Network Virtualisation
16 114 (18.94%) Jenkins
17 111 (18.44%) Amazon EC2
17 111 (18.44%) Amazon S3
18 109 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
19 108 (17.94%) IIS
20 106 (17.61%) SCCM
20 106 (17.61%) Amazon RDS
21 105 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 105 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
22 103 (17.11%) Amazon SQS
23 102 (16.94%) JIRA
23 102 (16.94%) DNS
24 101 (16.78%) Ansible
25 99 (16.45%) SQL Server

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
1 108 (17.94%) IIS
2 99 (16.45%) SharePoint
3 92 (15.28%) Confluence
4 57 (9.47%) MS Exchange
5 39 (6.48%) Skype for Business
6 31 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.33%) Apache
10 6 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 71 (11.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 600 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 304 (50.50%) Office 365
3 168 (27.91%) Amazon AWS
4 111 (18.44%) Amazon EC2
4 111 (18.44%) Amazon S3
5 103 (17.11%) Amazon SQS
6 94 (15.61%) AWS CloudFormation
7 92 (15.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 92 (15.28%) IaaS
8 48 (7.97%) PaaS
9 38 (6.31%) SaaS
10 19 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (3.16%) Serverless
11 16 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
11 16 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
12 12 (1.99%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (1.99%) OneDrive
13 8 (1.33%) Azure Data Factory
14 6 (1.00%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 102 (16.94%) DNS
2 71 (11.79%) DHCP
3 70 (11.63%) Firewall
4 59 (9.80%) VPN
5 44 (7.31%) SAN
6 42 (6.98%) Network Security
7 41 (6.81%) Skype
8 40 (6.64%) Remote Desktop
9 24 (3.99%) VLAN
10 19 (3.16%) VoIP
10 19 (3.16%) WAN
11 17 (2.82%) iSCSI
11 17 (2.82%) LAN
12 16 (2.66%) Internet
13 15 (2.49%) Kerberos
14 13 (2.16%) VSAN
14 13 (2.16%) Wireless
15 10 (1.66%) TCP/IP
16 9 (1.50%) NAS
16 9 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (17.61%) Amazon RDS
2 99 (16.45%) SQL Server
3 64 (10.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 24 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 24 (3.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
6 13 (2.16%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (1.99%) MySQL
7 12 (1.99%) RDBMS
7 12 (1.99%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.66%) Power BI
9 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (0.50%) Big Data
11 3 (0.50%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.33%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 132 (21.93%) Git (software)
2 114 (18.94%) Jenkins
3 102 (16.94%) JIRA
4 96 (15.95%) TeamCity
5 93 (15.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 90 (14.95%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (6.98%) Visual Studio
8 28 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (4.15%) Subversion
10 18 (2.99%) CruiseControl
10 18 (2.99%) MSBuild
11 9 (1.50%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (1.00%) Chocolatey
13 1 (0.17%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.17%) gulp
13 1 (0.17%) webpack
General
1 91 (15.12%) Finance
2 19 (3.16%) Law
3 13 (2.16%) Games
4 8 (1.33%) Legal
5 6 (1.00%) Retail
6 4 (0.66%) Electronics
7 3 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.17%) International Banking
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 99 (16.45%) Consultant
2 87 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (14.29%) Architect
4 65 (10.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 60 (9.97%) Support Engineer
6 55 (9.14%) Azure Consultant
7 41 (6.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 39 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
9 38 (6.31%) Azure Architect
9 38 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
10 36 (5.98%) DevOps Manager
11 34 (5.65%) Analyst
11 34 (5.65%) Developer
12 31 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support
13 29 (4.82%) IT Engineer
13 29 (4.82%) IT Support
14 25 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
15 24 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 24 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
16 22 (3.65%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (13.29%) .NET
2 61 (10.13%) Web Services
3 38 (6.31%) HTML
3 38 (6.31%) SAML
4 34 (5.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 30 (4.98%) CSS
6 25 (4.15%) OAuth
7 22 (3.65%) Redux
7 22 (3.65%) SOAP
8 21 (3.49%) JSON
8 21 (3.49%) Node.js
8 21 (3.49%) REST
9 20 (3.32%) AngularJS
9 20 (3.32%) ASP.NET
10 18 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (2.99%) WCF
10 18 (2.99%) WinForms
11 17 (2.82%) .NET Framework
12 13 (2.16%) Entity Framework
13 9 (1.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 98 (16.28%) Private Cloud
2 38 (6.31%) PKI
3 34 (5.65%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.98%) Public Cloud
5 29 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.82%) User Experience
6 27 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (4.32%) Computer Science
8 21 (3.49%) CESG
9 13 (2.16%) EPoS
9 13 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.16%) Mobile App
9 13 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.99%) EMC VNX
11 10 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.50%) Clustering
12 9 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.33%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 440 (73.09%) Windows
2 189 (31.40%) Windows Server
3 154 (25.58%) Linux
4 109 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (15.45%) Windows 10
6 53 (8.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (3.99%) VMS
8 22 (3.65%) Windows 7
9 13 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (1.99%) CentOS
11 11 (1.83%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.50%) SUSE
14 2 (0.33%) Android
14 2 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) Unix
14 2 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (26.08%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (24.58%) DevOps
3 122 (20.27%) Network Virtualisation
4 105 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 98 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 70 (11.63%) ITIL
7 62 (10.30%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (9.30%) Migration
8 56 (9.30%) Presales
9 41 (6.81%) TDD
9 41 (6.81%) Web Development
10 40 (6.64%) Change Management
10 40 (6.64%) Identity Access Management
11 39 (6.48%) Configuration Management
12 35 (5.81%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (5.65%) Project Management
14 32 (5.32%) Service Delivery
15 30 (4.98%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 29 (4.82%) PRINCE2
17 28 (4.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 218 (36.21%) SQL
2 168 (27.91%) PowerShell
3 77 (12.79%) C#
4 31 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (5.15%) T-SQL
5 25 (4.15%) Python
6 19 (3.16%) Java
7 12 (1.99%) C
8 9 (1.50%) Perl
8 9 (1.50%) PHP
9 8 (1.33%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.16%) C++
10 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
10 7 (1.16%) Scala
10 7 (1.16%) VBScript
11 3 (0.50%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.33%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) U-SQL
13 1 (0.17%) X++
Qualifications
1 105 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (15.95%) MCSE
3 59 (9.80%) MCSA
4 50 (8.31%) Degree
5 39 (6.48%) MCITP
6 29 (4.82%) Security Cleared
7 22 (3.65%) SC Cleared
8 17 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (2.16%) MCTS
11 10 (1.66%) AWS Certification
12 6 (1.00%) MCP
12 6 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (0.66%) CISSP
13 4 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.50%) CISM
14 3 (0.50%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.33%) CCNA
15 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.15%) SLA
2 21 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.50%) QA
4 6 (1.00%) GDPR
5 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 558 (92.69%) Active Directory
2 124 (20.60%) Virtual Machines
3 95 (15.78%) Hyper-V
4 92 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (4.32%) XenApp
6 25 (4.15%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (3.99%) XenDesktop
8 21 (3.49%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (3.16%) Virtual Desktop
10 10 (1.66%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (1.66%) vSphere
11 9 (1.50%) Docker
12 7 (1.16%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.83%) BitLocker
13 5 (0.83%) LXC
14 4 (0.66%) NDS
15 3 (0.50%) Shibboleth
15 3 (0.50%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (17.61%) SCCM
2 101 (16.78%) Ansible
3 55 (9.14%) Microsoft Intune
4 34 (5.65%) SCOM
5 23 (3.82%) SCOrch
6 22 (3.65%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (3.65%) SCSM
6 22 (3.65%) Single Sign-On
7 21 (3.49%) Puppet
8 20 (3.32%) SCVMM
9 19 (3.16%) vCenter Server
10 18 (2.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 18 (2.99%) SCDPM
11 12 (1.99%) vRealize
12 11 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
13 10 (1.66%) Terraform
14 8 (1.33%) AirWatch
14 8 (1.33%) Nagios
15 6 (1.00%) Backup Exec
15 6 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 382 (63.46%) Microsoft
2 136 (22.59%) VMware
3 89 (14.78%) New Relic
3 89 (14.78%) Trend Micro
4 77 (12.79%) Citrix
5 33 (5.48%) Cisco
6 30 (4.98%) Google
6 30 (4.98%) Oracle
7 29 (4.82%) Veeam
8 21 (3.49%) HP
9 14 (2.33%) Red Hat
10 12 (1.99%) Dell
10 12 (1.99%) EMC
10 12 (1.99%) IBM
10 12 (1.99%) McAfee
10 12 (1.99%) Okta
11 10 (1.66%) Ivanti
12 9 (1.50%) Remedy
13 8 (1.33%) Splunk
14 7 (1.16%) Atlassian