Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 318 443 648
Rank change year-on-year +125 +205 +286
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 776 894 594
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.67% 0.37%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.66% 2.33% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 772 795 556
Median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,412 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.65% +9.09% +4.76%

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 29,224 38,333 38,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 35.36% 28.83% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23,891 31,145 31,535
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,756 £30,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,412 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.75% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +143 398 £60,000 -7.69% 17
South East +53 131 £55,000 -8.33% 7
Midlands +46 82 £52,500 +10.53% 3
North of England +91 79 £51,250 -10.87% 14
North West +57 49 £50,000 -14.89% 8
East of England +84 45 £51,500 -14.17% 2
South West +103 43 £41,250 -28.26% 4
West Midlands +42 42 £47,500 -20.83% 3
East Midlands +50 40 £55,000 +18.28%
Yorkshire +97 28 £55,000 +4.76% 2
North East +15 2 £50,750 -11.74% 4
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 766 (98.71%) Azure
2 711 (91.62%) Active Directory
3 581 (74.87%) Microsoft
4 505 (65.08%) Office 365
5 492 (63.40%) Windows
6 253 (32.60%) PowerShell
7 245 (31.57%) Windows Server
8 240 (30.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 215 (27.71%) Windows 10
10 214 (27.58%) SharePoint
11 207 (26.68%) VMware
12 175 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 166 (21.39%) SCCM
14 164 (21.13%) SQL
15 150 (19.33%) AWS
16 146 (18.81%) DNS
16 146 (18.81%) Migration
17 145 (18.69%) IaaS
18 137 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
19 136 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 127 (16.37%) DevOps
21 123 (15.85%) ITIL
21 123 (15.85%) Firewall
22 122 (15.72%) PaaS
23 118 (15.21%) Windows Server 2016
24 115 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
25 114 (14.69%) Hyper-V
26 113 (14.56%) SQL Server
27 103 (13.27%) Finance
28 102 (13.14%) DHCP

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
1 214 (27.58%) SharePoint
2 84 (10.82%) MS Exchange
3 53 (6.83%) Skype for Business
4 42 (5.41%) IIS
5 37 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.29%) Confluence
9 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.26%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.26%) Drupal
13 1 (0.13%) Apache
13 1 (0.13%) CMS
13 1 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) FastStats
1 4 (0.52%) Unica
2 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.26%) Eikon
3 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 766 (98.71%) Azure
2 505 (65.08%) Office 365
3 150 (19.33%) AWS
4 145 (18.69%) IaaS
5 122 (15.72%) PaaS
6 96 (12.37%) OneDrive
7 85 (10.95%) SaaS
8 77 (9.92%) Power Platform
9 48 (6.19%) Serverless
10 39 (5.03%) Azure Functions
11 31 (3.99%) PowerApps
12 23 (2.96%) Mimecast
13 18 (2.32%) Power Automate
14 16 (2.06%) Azure Data Factory
14 16 (2.06%) Logic Apps
15 15 (1.93%) G Suite
16 13 (1.68%) GCP
17 12 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (1.42%) Azure ExpressRoute
18 11 (1.42%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 146 (18.81%) DNS
2 123 (15.85%) Firewall
3 102 (13.14%) DHCP
4 77 (9.92%) Skype
5 58 (7.47%) LAN
6 57 (7.35%) VPN
7 54 (6.96%) WAN
8 51 (6.57%) TCP/IP
9 49 (6.31%) SAN
10 29 (3.74%) Internet
11 22 (2.84%) Wireless
12 21 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (2.58%) Network Security
14 18 (2.32%) VLAN
15 17 (2.19%) Remote Desktop
16 15 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
17 14 (1.80%) VoIP
18 12 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (1.55%) NetScaler
19 11 (1.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (14.56%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 37 (4.77%) Power BI
4 36 (4.64%) Amazon RDS
5 21 (2.71%) Cosmos DB
6 19 (2.45%) Data Lake
7 14 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.68%) MongoDB
8 13 (1.68%) Redis
9 11 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.16%) MySQL
11 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.77%) RavenDB
13 5 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2017
13 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.52%) Relational Database
15 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (4.77%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.22%) JIRA
3 22 (2.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 19 (2.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 18 (2.32%) TeamCity
6 15 (1.93%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.93%) Visual Studio
7 12 (1.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (0.90%) MSI
8 7 (0.90%) Subversion
8 7 (0.90%) WinDbg
9 5 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.52%) GitLab
10 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio Code
11 3 (0.39%) Chocolatey
11 3 (0.39%) MSTest
11 3 (0.39%) NUnit
12 2 (0.26%) Selenium
12 2 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.13%) Bitbucket
General
1 103 (13.27%) Finance
2 47 (6.06%) Public Sector
3 26 (3.35%) Legal
4 23 (2.96%) Marketing
5 22 (2.84%) Billing
6 15 (1.93%) Law
6 15 (1.93%) Local Government
7 14 (1.80%) Retail
8 11 (1.42%) Banking
9 9 (1.16%) Advertising
10 6 (0.77%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.77%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.52%) Front Office
11 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Games
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 146 (18.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (17.65%) Consultant
3 94 (12.11%) Architect
4 73 (9.41%) Azure Engineer
5 63 (8.12%) Cloud Engineer
6 57 (7.35%) Analyst
7 53 (6.83%) Support Engineer
8 49 (6.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 45 (5.80%) IT Engineer
10 38 (4.90%) Microsoft Consultant
11 37 (4.77%) Developer
12 32 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
13 31 (3.99%) Administrator
14 30 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
15 28 (3.61%) Office 365 Engineer
16 27 (3.48%) Office 365 Consultant
17 26 (3.35%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (3.22%) Cloud Consultant
18 25 (3.22%) Security Engineer
19 24 (3.09%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.57%) .NET
2 27 (3.48%) Web Services
3 25 (3.22%) CSS
4 23 (2.96%) HTML
5 21 (2.71%) LDAP
6 18 (2.32%) .NET Framework
6 18 (2.32%) Entity Framework
7 16 (2.06%) JSON
7 16 (2.06%) OAuth
8 13 (1.68%) SAML
9 12 (1.55%) .NET Core
10 11 (1.42%) AngularJS
10 11 (1.42%) HTML5
11 9 (1.16%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.03%) React
13 6 (0.77%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (0.64%) Razor View Engine
14 5 (0.64%) REST
14 5 (0.64%) SailPoint
15 4 (0.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 85 (10.95%) Data Centre
2 50 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (5.93%) Management Information System
4 36 (4.64%) Clustering
5 28 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 28 (3.61%) Private Cloud
6 23 (2.96%) Public Cloud
7 19 (2.45%) User Experience
8 17 (2.19%) Device Driver
9 15 (1.93%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.55%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.03%) PKI
14 7 (0.90%) Handset
14 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Licensing
15 6 (0.77%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.64%) Blackberry
16 5 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 492 (63.40%) Windows
2 245 (31.57%) Windows Server
3 215 (27.71%) Windows 10
4 118 (15.21%) Windows Server 2016
5 115 (14.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 84 (10.82%) Linux
7 41 (5.28%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (4.64%) Windows 7
10 20 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.42%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 8 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.90%) Android
15 5 (0.64%) CentOS
15 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.52%) Unix
17 3 (0.39%) Ubuntu
18 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
18 2 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 146 (18.81%) Migration
3 127 (16.37%) DevOps
4 123 (15.85%) ITIL
5 100 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
6 96 (12.37%) Problem-Solving
7 90 (11.60%) Presales
8 83 (10.70%) Identity Management
8 83 (10.70%) Project Delivery
9 64 (8.25%) Mentoring
10 52 (6.70%) Information Security
10 52 (6.70%) Project Management
11 47 (6.06%) Analytics
12 43 (5.54%) Identity Access Management
13 42 (5.41%) Change Management
13 42 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
14 41 (5.28%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (5.15%) Configuration Management
16 38 (4.90%) Cybersecurity
17 37 (4.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 253 (32.60%) PowerShell
2 164 (21.13%) SQL
3 49 (6.31%) C#
4 29 (3.74%) JavaScript
5 24 (3.09%) Python
6 15 (1.93%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.55%) PHP
8 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
8 11 (1.42%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.16%) Java
10 8 (1.03%) Perl
11 7 (0.90%) Ruby
11 7 (0.90%) VBScript
12 6 (0.77%) C
13 4 (0.52%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.13%) Groovy
14 1 (0.13%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.13%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (17.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (6.83%) MCSE
3 42 (5.41%) MCSA
4 36 (4.64%) Degree
5 33 (4.25%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (3.74%) CISSP
6 29 (3.74%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 22 (2.84%) MCP
9 18 (2.32%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.19%) MCITP
11 14 (1.80%) CCNA
12 10 (1.29%) CISM
13 9 (1.16%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 9 (1.16%) CCSP
14 7 (0.90%) CCNP
14 7 (0.90%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.90%) MCSD
14 7 (0.90%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (5.03%) SLA
2 20 (2.58%) GDPR
3 19 (2.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (2.19%) QA
5 9 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.90%) NIST
6 7 (0.90%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) NCSC
7 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 711 (91.62%) Active Directory
2 137 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (14.69%) Hyper-V
4 30 (3.87%) Docker
4 30 (3.87%) vSphere
5 25 (3.22%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (3.09%) XenApp
7 14 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (1.80%) XenDesktop
8 13 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (1.16%) DFS Replication
10 8 (1.03%) Terminal Services
11 7 (0.90%) Firmware
11 7 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.26%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.26%) Xen
14 1 (0.13%) LXC
Systems Management
1 240 (30.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 166 (21.39%) SCCM
3 69 (8.89%) Single Sign-On
4 31 (3.99%) Terraform
5 28 (3.61%) Kubernetes
6 21 (2.71%) WSUS
7 19 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
8 18 (2.32%) vCenter Server
9 17 (2.19%) Ansible
10 14 (1.80%) SCOM
11 11 (1.42%) Opsgenie
11 11 (1.42%) Puppet
12 10 (1.29%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (1.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.03%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.77%) AirWatch
15 6 (0.77%) Jamf Pro
15 6 (0.77%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 581 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 207 (26.68%) VMware
3 93 (11.98%) Citrix
4 82 (10.57%) Cisco
5 44 (5.67%) HP
6 32 (4.12%) Dell
7 20 (2.58%) NetApp
8 18 (2.32%) Atlassian
8 18 (2.32%) Oracle
9 16 (2.06%) Databricks
9 16 (2.06%) Okta
9 16 (2.06%) Veeam
10 15 (1.93%) Meraki
11 14 (1.80%) Google
11 14 (1.80%) Palo Alto
11 14 (1.80%) Sophos
12 13 (1.68%) Nintex
13 12 (1.55%) Apple
13 12 (1.55%) Remedy
14 11 (1.42%) PagerDuty