Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 432 635 963
Rank change year-on-year +203 +328 +146
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 910 596 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.68% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.39% 1.58% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 730 502 182
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +9.38%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +6.80% +7.29%

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 38,105 37,787 25,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 28.56% 23.51% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 30,903 31,088 21,727
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +148 366 £60,000 -7.69% 18
South East +145 202 £60,000 +20.00% 7
Midlands +93 133 £47,500 -5.00% 7
North of England +57 121 £57,500 +15.00% 7
West Midlands +68 82 £57,750 +15.50% 4
North West +70 72 £60,000 -7.69% 2
East Midlands +55 51 £45,500 +13.75% 3
East of England +105 43 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire -2 40 £41,250 -6.25% 5
South West +29 29 £57,500 +58.62% 4
North East +21 9 £57,500 +91.67%
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 901 (99.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 854 (93.85%) Active Directory
3 585 (64.29%) Windows
4 576 (63.30%) Microsoft
5 564 (61.98%) Office 365
6 306 (33.63%) Windows Server
7 279 (30.66%) VMware
8 269 (29.56%) PowerShell
9 263 (28.90%) Amazon AWS
10 223 (24.51%) SQL
11 210 (23.08%) Windows 10
12 199 (21.87%) Hyper-V
13 198 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 194 (21.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 179 (19.67%) Microsoft Intune
16 176 (19.34%) SharePoint
17 171 (18.79%) SCCM
18 167 (18.35%) ITIL
18 167 (18.35%) Migration
18 167 (18.35%) IaaS
19 164 (18.02%) Linux
20 163 (17.91%) Presales
21 162 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 146 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
23 140 (15.38%) Firewall
23 140 (15.38%) Skype
24 136 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
25 135 (14.84%) DNS
26 134 (14.73%) Cisco
26 134 (14.73%) DevOps

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
1 176 (19.34%) SharePoint
2 113 (12.42%) Skype for Business
3 99 (10.88%) MS Exchange
4 85 (9.34%) IIS
5 43 (4.73%) Confluence
6 32 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 30 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.88%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.77%) SAS
13 6 (0.66%) Apache
14 5 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.44%) Anypoint
15 4 (0.44%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.33%) IBM Connections
16 3 (0.33%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 136 (14.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.22%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.22%) SPSS
3 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 901 (99.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 564 (61.98%) Office 365
3 263 (28.90%) Amazon AWS
4 167 (18.35%) IaaS
5 121 (13.30%) PaaS
6 73 (8.02%) SaaS
7 68 (7.47%) Amazon S3
8 64 (7.03%) Amazon EC2
9 57 (6.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 57 (6.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 47 (5.16%) Amazon SQS
11 36 (3.96%) Serverless
12 32 (3.52%) Power Platform
13 30 (3.30%) Azure Data Factory
14 27 (2.97%) OneDrive
15 25 (2.75%) Azure Functions
16 24 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
17 19 (2.09%) Mimecast
18 17 (1.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 17 (1.87%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 140 (15.38%) Firewall
1 140 (15.38%) Skype
2 135 (14.84%) DNS
3 107 (11.76%) DHCP
4 61 (6.70%) VPN
5 52 (5.71%) VLAN
6 51 (5.60%) Internet
7 49 (5.38%) VoIP
8 46 (5.05%) LAN
9 40 (4.40%) SAN
10 34 (3.74%) TCP/IP
11 29 (3.19%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (3.19%) Network Security
12 28 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
13 25 (2.75%) WAN
14 23 (2.53%) PBX
15 22 (2.42%) iSCSI
16 18 (1.98%) Wireless
17 15 (1.65%) HTTP
18 14 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
2 95 (10.44%) SQL Server
3 78 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (2.75%) Power BI
5 21 (2.31%) Data Lake
6 20 (2.20%) Cosmos DB
7 19 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 17 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 13 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.21%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (1.21%) DB2
12 10 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 9 (0.99%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.99%) MySQL
13 9 (0.99%) Relational Database
14 7 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 109 (11.98%) Git (software)
2 78 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 57 (6.26%) TeamCity
4 44 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (4.73%) JIRA
6 40 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 40 (4.40%) Bitbucket Server
6 40 (4.40%) Visual Studio
7 33 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 8 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 8 (0.88%) Chocolatey
9 8 (0.88%) Subversion
10 4 (0.44%) GitLab
11 3 (0.33%) MSI
12 2 (0.22%) ER Studio
12 2 (0.22%) ERwin
12 2 (0.22%) Maven
13 1 (0.11%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.11%) MSTest
General
1 96 (10.55%) Finance
2 24 (2.64%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.09%) Law
4 15 (1.65%) Marketing
5 10 (1.10%) Legal
6 9 (0.99%) Banking
7 7 (0.77%) Back Office
8 6 (0.66%) Advertising
8 6 (0.66%) Retail
9 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (17.14%) Architect
2 132 (14.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (10.88%) Consultant
4 76 (8.35%) Solutions Architect
5 59 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
5 59 (6.48%) Cloud Engineer
6 54 (5.93%) Cloud Architect
7 49 (5.38%) Analyst
8 46 (5.05%) Azure Architect
9 43 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
10 40 (4.40%) Administrator
11 39 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 37 (4.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 37 (4.07%) Subject Matter Expert
13 36 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
14 34 (3.74%) Cloud Consultant
14 34 (3.74%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 34 (3.74%) Office 365 Engineer
14 34 (3.74%) Support Engineer
15 31 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (9.89%) .NET
2 71 (7.80%) SAML
3 59 (6.48%) JSON
4 49 (5.38%) Web Services
5 38 (4.18%) OAuth
6 30 (3.30%) LDAP
7 28 (3.08%) CSS
7 28 (3.08%) HTML
8 24 (2.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (2.53%) ASP.NET
10 17 (1.87%) RESTful
11 16 (1.76%) REST
11 16 (1.76%) X-Windows
12 14 (1.54%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (1.32%) XML
14 11 (1.21%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.21%) Kafka
14 11 (1.21%) Node.js
14 11 (1.21%) Redux
14 11 (1.21%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 79 (8.68%) Data Centre
2 66 (7.25%) Public Cloud
3 61 (6.70%) Private Cloud
4 59 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (6.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 51 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (4.51%) Clustering
8 36 (3.96%) User Experience
9 35 (3.85%) Replication
10 31 (3.41%) CESG
11 28 (3.08%) Fintech
12 24 (2.64%) Management Information System
13 22 (2.42%) Linux Command Line
14 15 (1.65%) BYOD
15 14 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.54%) PKI
16 11 (1.21%) Blackberry
16 11 (1.21%) Virtual Team
17 10 (1.10%) Mobile App
18 9 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 585 (64.29%) Windows
2 306 (33.63%) Windows Server
3 210 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 164 (18.02%) Linux
5 69 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 29 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (2.64%) Windows 8
10 16 (1.76%) Apple iOS
11 15 (1.65%) Android
12 8 (0.88%) CentOS
12 8 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.66%) SUSE
14 5 (0.55%) AIX
15 4 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.44%) VMS
16 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.22%) Unix
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (18.35%) ITIL
1 167 (18.35%) Migration
2 163 (17.91%) Presales
3 162 (17.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 146 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
5 134 (14.73%) DevOps
6 95 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
7 80 (8.79%) Network Virtualisation
8 78 (8.57%) Project Management
9 71 (7.80%) Mobile Device Management
10 67 (7.36%) Computer Science
11 66 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
12 60 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
13 59 (6.48%) Identity Management
14 53 (5.82%) Configuration Management
15 49 (5.38%) PRINCE2
16 47 (5.16%) Analytics
17 46 (5.05%) Continuous Integration
18 45 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
18 45 (4.95%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 269 (29.56%) PowerShell
2 223 (24.51%) SQL
3 70 (7.69%) C#
4 45 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.74%) Python
6 29 (3.19%) Java
7 28 (3.08%) Bash Shell
8 27 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.64%) VBScript
10 16 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.10%) Perl
11 10 (1.10%) R
12 9 (0.99%) Go
12 9 (0.99%) PHP
12 9 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 8 (0.88%) Ruby
14 7 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 7 (0.77%) Scala
15 6 (0.66%) F#
16 4 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 194 (21.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 122 (13.41%) MCSE
3 83 (9.12%) Degree
4 77 (8.46%) MCSA
5 54 (5.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (4.84%) MCITP
7 31 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (2.97%) CISSP
8 27 (2.97%) CompTIA Security+
9 26 (2.86%) Security Cleared
10 25 (2.75%) CCNA
11 21 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (1.65%) SC Cleared
14 14 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (1.43%) HNC
16 11 (1.21%) CCAA
16 11 (1.21%) MCP
17 9 (0.99%) CCSP
18 7 (0.77%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (6.26%) SLA
2 40 (4.40%) GDPR
3 6 (0.66%) HIPAA
4 5 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.33%) QA
6 2 (0.22%) COBIT
6 2 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 854 (93.85%) Active Directory
2 199 (21.87%) Hyper-V
3 198 (21.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 107 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
5 69 (7.58%) XenApp
6 57 (6.26%) XenDesktop
7 48 (5.27%) vSphere
8 44 (4.84%) Docker
9 30 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
10 26 (2.86%) BitLocker
11 19 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
12 16 (1.76%) LXC
13 15 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
14 13 (1.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 13 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (1.21%) DFS Replication
15 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 10 (1.10%) Xen
17 5 (0.55%) oVirt
17 5 (0.55%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 179 (19.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 171 (18.79%) SCCM
3 77 (8.46%) Single Sign-On
4 55 (6.04%) Ansible
5 40 (4.40%) Terraform
6 31 (3.41%) SCVMM
7 28 (3.08%) Kubernetes
8 27 (2.97%) FortiGate
9 24 (2.64%) Puppet
10 22 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (1.87%) SCOM
11 17 (1.87%) WSUS
12 16 (1.76%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.65%) AirWatch
14 14 (1.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (1.21%) Mesos
16 11 (1.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 9 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
17 9 (0.99%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 576 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 279 (30.66%) VMware
3 134 (14.73%) Cisco
4 130 (14.29%) Citrix
5 56 (6.15%) Veeam
6 40 (4.40%) New Relic
6 40 (4.40%) Trend Micro
7 35 (3.85%) Symantec
8 33 (3.63%) Oracle
9 31 (3.41%) HP
10 30 (3.30%) Dell
11 28 (3.08%) Avaya
12 27 (2.97%) CheckPoint
12 27 (2.97%) CyberArk
13 26 (2.86%) Meraki
13 26 (2.86%) NetApp
14 21 (2.31%) Google
15 18 (1.98%) CommVault
16 16 (1.76%) Okta
16 16 (1.76%) ServiceNow