Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 756 954 1207
Rank change year-on-year +198 +253 +48
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 420 229 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.13% 0.038%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.30% 0.99% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 374 180 77
England median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £39,425
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.45% +3.16% -5.00%

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 32291 23134 19633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.19% 13.26% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 26942 19572 16603
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,533 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 +128 240 £62,500 +13.64% 8
South East +75 64 £50,000 +5.26% 5
North of England +33 51 £47,500 +6.74% 14
Midlands +11 33 £65,000 +32.65% 3
Yorkshire +34 30 £52,500 +31.25% 8
East of England +12 19 £48,750 +14.71%
West Midlands +8 17 £65,000 +36.84% 1
East Midlands +28 16 £65,000 +30.00% 2
North West -7 13 £75,000 +66.67% 6
South West +3 11 £40,000 +3.23% 4
North East +9 10 £35,000 -36.36%
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 418 (99.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 390 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 323 (76.90%) Microsoft
4 248 (59.05%) Windows
5 239 (56.90%) Office 365
6 167 (39.76%) Windows Server
7 140 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 139 (33.10%) IaaS
9 122 (29.05%) SQL Server
10 109 (25.95%) PaaS
11 104 (24.76%) VPN
12 100 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 95 (22.62%) DNS
14 91 (21.67%) VMware
15 88 (20.95%) .NET
16 86 (20.48%) Firewall
17 84 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
18 82 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
19 76 (18.10%) SharePoint
20 73 (17.38%) DHCP
20 73 (17.38%) Finance
21 72 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
22 68 (16.19%) SCCM
22 68 (16.19%) WAN
22 68 (16.19%) SQL
22 68 (16.19%) DevOps
23 67 (15.95%) Migration
24 66 (15.71%) Skype
25 65 (15.48%) Windows 10
25 65 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 100 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 76 (18.10%) SharePoint
3 58 (13.81%) Skype for Business
4 48 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 38 (9.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (7.86%) Confluence
6 33 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 31 (7.38%) IIS
8 17 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.43%) Jetty
10 6 (1.43%) nginx
11 5 (1.19%) Apache Spark
11 5 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.48%) Apache
14 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.24%) JBoss
15 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.24%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 418 (99.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 239 (56.90%) Office 365
3 139 (33.10%) IaaS
4 109 (25.95%) PaaS
5 82 (19.52%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (10.24%) SaaS
7 16 (3.81%) Amazon S3
7 16 (3.81%) OneDrive
8 15 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (2.86%) Yammer
10 10 (2.38%) CloudFront
10 10 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
11 9 (2.14%) Amazon SQS
11 9 (2.14%) AWS CloudTrail
11 9 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (1.43%) GitHub
13 6 (1.43%) Route 53
13 6 (1.43%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 104 (24.76%) VPN
2 95 (22.62%) DNS
3 86 (20.48%) Firewall
4 73 (17.38%) DHCP
5 68 (16.19%) WAN
6 66 (15.71%) Skype
7 32 (7.62%) VLAN
8 31 (7.38%) DMZ
9 29 (6.90%) SAN
10 28 (6.67%) LAN
11 21 (5.00%) TCP/IP
12 18 (4.29%) Network Security
13 17 (4.05%) NAS
14 13 (3.10%) LDAP
14 13 (3.10%) WLAN
15 11 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.62%) SMTP
15 11 (2.62%) VoIP
16 10 (2.38%) HTTP
17 9 (2.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (29.05%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.24%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (3.10%) Power BI
4 10 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.67%) Big Data
5 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.95%) MySQL
8 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.71%) DocumentDB
9 3 (0.71%) Redis
9 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 42 (10.00%) JIRA
4 36 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 25 (5.95%) Visual Studio
6 23 (5.48%) TeamCity
7 14 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.67%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.43%) Gradle
10 5 (1.19%) Subversion
10 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.48%) Chocolatey
12 2 (0.48%) NUnit
12 2 (0.48%) Psake
13 1 (0.24%) Babel
13 1 (0.24%) Bower
13 1 (0.24%) GitLab
13 1 (0.24%) Grunt
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 73 (17.38%) Finance
2 17 (4.05%) Banking
3 9 (2.14%) Games
4 5 (1.19%) Advertising
4 5 (1.19%) Marketing
4 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.95%) Law
6 3 (0.71%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 85 (20.24%) Consultant
2 63 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 54 (12.86%) Architect
4 43 (10.24%) Azure Engineer
5 41 (9.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 40 (9.52%) Azure Consultant
7 39 (9.29%) DevOps Engineer
8 37 (8.81%) Analyst
9 34 (8.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (6.90%) Support Engineer
11 25 (5.95%) Administrator
11 25 (5.95%) Azure DevOps
11 25 (5.95%) Cloud Consultant
11 25 (5.95%) Office 365 Consultant
12 24 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (5.48%) IT Support
14 22 (5.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 21 (5.00%) Developer
16 20 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
16 20 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.95%) .NET
2 42 (10.00%) HTML
3 31 (7.38%) ASP.NET
4 28 (6.67%) Web Services
5 25 (5.95%) CSS
6 19 (4.52%) Node.js
7 17 (4.05%) HTML5
8 16 (3.81%) REST
9 11 (2.62%) JSON
9 11 (2.62%) WAP
10 10 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (2.38%) React
11 9 (2.14%) .NET Framework
11 9 (2.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (2.14%) jQuery
11 9 (2.14%) Redux
11 9 (2.14%) SOAP
12 8 (1.90%) Entity Framework
12 8 (1.90%) Sass
13 7 (1.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.95%) Clustering
2 23 (5.48%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.29%) User Experience
6 15 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.33%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.62%) PKI
8 11 (2.62%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.38%) Mobile App
10 8 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 7 (1.67%) BYOD
11 7 (1.67%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.43%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.95%) EPoS
13 4 (0.95%) HP Storage
13 4 (0.95%) Replication
14 3 (0.71%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.71%) PMI
14 3 (0.71%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 248 (59.05%) Windows
2 167 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 72 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 65 (15.48%) Windows 10
5 64 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (11.19%) Linux
7 41 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.62%) CentOS
9 10 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.38%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
11 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.19%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.95%) Android
13 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.71%) SUSE
14 3 (0.71%) VMS
14 3 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (16.19%) DevOps
3 67 (15.95%) Migration
4 65 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
5 57 (13.57%) Presales
6 53 (12.62%) ITIL
7 46 (10.95%) TDD
8 38 (9.05%) High Availability
9 37 (8.81%) Network Virtualisation
10 35 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 35 (8.33%) Identity Management
11 32 (7.62%) BDD
12 29 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (6.19%) Project Management
14 23 (5.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
15 22 (5.24%) Mentoring
16 20 (4.76%) Coaching
16 20 (4.76%) Service Delivery
17 19 (4.52%) Identity Access Management
18 18 (4.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 140 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 68 (16.19%) SQL
3 44 (10.48%) C#
4 37 (8.81%) Java
5 31 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 17 (4.05%) Shell Script
7 11 (2.62%) Python
8 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.67%) R
10 6 (1.43%) Scala
10 6 (1.43%) VBScript
11 5 (1.19%) Ruby
12 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 65 (15.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (12.86%) MCSE
3 41 (9.76%) MCSA
4 13 (3.10%) Degree
5 12 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (1.19%) CCA
7 5 (1.19%) CCNA
7 5 (1.19%) CCNP
7 5 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (1.19%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.95%) AWS Certification
8 4 (0.95%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (0.95%) MCP
8 4 (0.95%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.71%) MCITP
9 3 (0.71%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.48%) CCIE
10 2 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.52%) QA
2 10 (2.38%) GDPR
3 7 (1.67%) SLA
4 3 (0.71%) PMO
5 1 (0.24%) HIPAA
System Software
1 390 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 54 (12.86%) Hyper-V
3 49 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (9.05%) Docker
5 23 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (5.00%) XenApp
7 12 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.62%) DFS Replication
9 9 (2.14%) XenDesktop
10 8 (1.90%) BitLocker
10 8 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
11 7 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.95%) vSphere
14 3 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
15 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 68 (16.19%) SCCM
2 49 (11.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 40 (9.52%) Puppet
4 34 (8.10%) SCOM
5 17 (4.05%) WSUS
6 14 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 12 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (2.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (2.62%) SCSM
9 9 (2.14%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.67%) AirWatch
10 7 (1.67%) Ansible
10 7 (1.67%) Nagios
10 7 (1.67%) SCVMM
10 7 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 7 (1.67%) Terraform
11 6 (1.43%) SCDPM
11 6 (1.43%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 4 (0.95%) MIIS
Vendors
1 323 (76.90%) Microsoft
2 91 (21.67%) VMware
3 49 (11.67%) Cisco
4 38 (9.05%) Citrix
5 34 (8.10%) Splunk
6 24 (5.71%) IBM
7 17 (4.05%) AppDynamics
7 17 (4.05%) HP
7 17 (4.05%) Symantec
8 15 (3.57%) Meraki
9 14 (3.33%) Veeam
10 13 (3.10%) Dell
11 11 (2.62%) Red Hat
11 11 (2.62%) SonicWALL
12 8 (1.90%) Avaya
12 8 (1.90%) Oracle
12 8 (1.90%) Sophos
13 7 (1.67%) arcserve
13 7 (1.67%) CA
13 7 (1.67%) Veritas