Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 580 791 990
Rank change year-on-year +211 +199 +247
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 655 395 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.80% 1.32% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 526 354 179
England median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +30.21% +4.35%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +27.55% +6.52%

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 36,368 30,013 23,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.86% 18.36% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 29,546 24,919 19,636
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +7.85%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +60 274 £67,500 +3.85% 44
South East +131 155 £57,500 +64.29% 31
Midlands +69 94 £42,500 -39.04% 16
North of England +106 92 £60,000 -7.69% 15
North West +59 59 £60,000 +9.09% 12
East Midlands +34 53 £36,950 -42.04% 9
West Midlands +36 41 £82,500 +17.86% 7
East of England +37 34 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Yorkshire +43 29 £40,000 -42.86%
South West +19 24 £38,250 -28.84% 5
North East -10 4 £38,750 -48.33% 3
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 653 (99.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 598 (91.30%) Active Directory
3 448 (68.40%) Windows
4 421 (64.27%) Microsoft
5 326 (49.77%) Office 365
6 263 (40.15%) SQL
7 221 (33.74%) Amazon AWS
8 214 (32.67%) Windows Server
9 193 (29.47%) PowerShell
10 177 (27.02%) Linux
11 170 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
12 159 (24.27%) VMware
13 153 (23.36%) DevOps
14 145 (22.14%) Git (software)
15 134 (20.46%) Amazon EC2
15 134 (20.46%) Amazon S3
16 128 (19.54%) IIS
16 128 (19.54%) Amazon RDS
17 126 (19.24%) Virtual Machines
18 124 (18.93%) SharePoint
19 123 (18.78%) SCCM
20 122 (18.63%) Hyper-V
21 118 (18.02%) Amazon SQS
22 116 (17.71%) Jenkins
23 114 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 113 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
25 111 (16.95%) Network Virtualisation
26 110 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
27 109 (16.64%) Ansible
27 109 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 128 (19.54%) IIS
2 124 (18.93%) SharePoint
3 94 (14.35%) Confluence
4 75 (11.45%) MS Exchange
5 69 (10.53%) Skype for Business
6 21 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 15 (2.29%) Apache
8 15 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.92%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.15%) IBM Connections
13 1 (0.15%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 79 (12.06%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.15%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 653 (99.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 326 (49.77%) Office 365
3 221 (33.74%) Amazon AWS
4 134 (20.46%) Amazon EC2
4 134 (20.46%) Amazon S3
5 118 (18.02%) Amazon SQS
6 105 (16.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 102 (15.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 74 (11.30%) IaaS
9 61 (9.31%) PaaS
10 57 (8.70%) SaaS
11 43 (6.56%) Serverless
12 28 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
13 24 (3.66%) Amazon EMR
13 24 (3.66%) Amazon Kinesis
14 21 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 13 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
17 12 (1.83%) Azure Functions
17 12 (1.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 97 (14.81%) DNS
2 83 (12.67%) Firewall
3 73 (11.15%) Skype
4 69 (10.53%) DHCP
5 62 (9.47%) VPN
6 49 (7.48%) SAN
7 45 (6.87%) Network Security
8 43 (6.56%) VLAN
9 27 (4.12%) Internet
10 24 (3.66%) LAN
10 24 (3.66%) VoIP
11 23 (3.51%) WAN
12 20 (3.05%) iSCSI
12 20 (3.05%) TCP/IP
13 18 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (1.98%) Kerberos
16 11 (1.68%) VSAN
16 11 (1.68%) Wireless
17 9 (1.37%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (19.54%) Amazon RDS
2 88 (13.44%) SQL Server
3 79 (12.06%) Azure SQL Database
4 44 (6.72%) Cosmos DB
5 26 (3.97%) Amazon Redshift
5 26 (3.97%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 19 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 15 (2.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (1.83%) MySQL
11 11 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.53%) Big Data
12 10 (1.53%) Power BI
13 8 (1.22%) Data Lake
14 7 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (1.07%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 145 (22.14%) Git (software)
2 116 (17.71%) Jenkins
3 107 (16.34%) JIRA
4 100 (15.27%) TeamCity
5 91 (13.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 87 (13.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 38 (5.80%) Visual Studio
8 28 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.98%) Subversion
11 11 (1.68%) Chocolatey
12 8 (1.22%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.22%) MSBuild
13 5 (0.76%) GitLab
14 2 (0.31%) Trac
15 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
15 1 (0.15%) gulp
15 1 (0.15%) NUnit
15 1 (0.15%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 89 (13.59%) Finance
2 23 (3.51%) Law
3 10 (1.53%) Legal
4 9 (1.37%) Games
5 7 (1.07%) Retail
6 4 (0.61%) Electronics
7 3 (0.46%) Back Office
7 3 (0.46%) Marketing
7 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.31%) Advertising
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Billing
9 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 121 (18.47%) Architect
2 93 (14.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (11.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 61 (9.31%) Support Engineer
6 56 (8.55%) Consultant
7 53 (8.09%) Cloud Architect
8 52 (7.94%) Azure Engineer
9 46 (7.02%) Azure Architect
10 39 (5.95%) Analyst
11 38 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 38 (5.80%) DevOps Manager
12 36 (5.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
12 36 (5.50%) IT Engineer
13 32 (4.89%) Cloud Engineer
14 30 (4.58%) IT Support
15 29 (4.43%) Developer
16 26 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
17 24 (3.66%) Azure Consultant
18 23 (3.51%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.11%) .NET
2 77 (11.76%) Web Services
3 39 (5.95%) HTML
4 38 (5.80%) ASP.NET
5 35 (5.34%) SAML
6 33 (5.04%) Redux
7 32 (4.89%) JSON
8 28 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (4.27%) CSS
9 27 (4.12%) REST
10 24 (3.66%) SOAP
11 22 (3.36%) Node.js
12 20 (3.05%) OAuth
13 11 (1.68%) AngularJS
13 11 (1.68%) Kafka
13 11 (1.68%) X-Windows
14 10 (1.53%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.53%) WCF
15 9 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (1.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.57%) Private Cloud
2 61 (9.31%) Public Cloud
3 56 (8.55%) Data Centre
4 31 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (4.58%) Computer Science
5 30 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
6 25 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (3.82%) Clustering
6 25 (3.82%) PKI
7 24 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 22 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 20 (3.05%) CESG
10 14 (2.14%) EPoS
10 14 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.68%) Driving Licence
11 11 (1.68%) EMC VNX
12 10 (1.53%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.37%) User Experience
14 8 (1.22%) Client/Server
15 7 (1.07%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 448 (68.40%) Windows
2 214 (32.67%) Windows Server
3 177 (27.02%) Linux
4 109 (16.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 101 (15.42%) Windows 10
6 60 (9.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (4.58%) Windows 7
8 26 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.29%) Windows 8
10 12 (1.83%) CentOS
11 9 (1.37%) VMS
12 8 (1.22%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.61%) SUSE
15 4 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.46%) Android
16 3 (0.46%) Unix
16 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.31%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (25.95%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (23.36%) DevOps
3 114 (17.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 111 (16.95%) Network Virtualisation
5 99 (15.11%) Migration
6 96 (14.66%) Business Intelligence
7 91 (13.89%) ITIL
8 78 (11.91%) Presales
9 69 (10.53%) Project Management
10 64 (9.77%) Continuous Integration
11 51 (7.79%) Configuration Management
12 49 (7.48%) Load Balancing
13 47 (7.18%) Identity Access Management
14 41 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
14 41 (6.26%) Service Management
15 40 (6.11%) Change Management
16 38 (5.80%) PRINCE2
17 36 (5.50%) SDLC
18 30 (4.58%) Open Source
18 30 (4.58%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 263 (40.15%) SQL
2 193 (29.47%) PowerShell
3 82 (12.52%) C#
4 57 (8.70%) Python
5 39 (5.95%) JavaScript
6 32 (4.89%) Java
7 18 (2.75%) Bash Shell
8 16 (2.44%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.29%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.29%) Scala
9 15 (2.29%) VBScript
10 13 (1.98%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.83%) C
11 12 (1.83%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.53%) C++
13 9 (1.37%) Perl
13 9 (1.37%) PHP
14 5 (0.76%) Go
15 3 (0.46%) Ruby
16 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 110 (16.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 99 (15.11%) MCSE
3 54 (8.24%) MCSA
4 44 (6.72%) Degree
5 38 (5.80%) MCITP
6 26 (3.97%) Security Cleared
7 24 (3.66%) Computer Science Degree
8 18 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
9 14 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (1.68%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.53%) AWS Certification
12 9 (1.37%) MCTS
13 7 (1.07%) CCNA
13 7 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (1.07%) VCP5
14 5 (0.76%) EMCISA
14 5 (0.76%) EMCSA
14 5 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.61%) MCP
16 3 (0.46%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.97%) SLA
2 20 (3.05%) Data Quality
3 15 (2.29%) QA
4 5 (0.76%) GDPR
4 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 598 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 126 (19.24%) Virtual Machines
3 122 (18.63%) Hyper-V
4 113 (17.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (4.27%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (3.05%) Docker
7 16 (2.44%) XenDesktop
8 14 (2.14%) XenApp
9 11 (1.68%) LXC
10 10 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.07%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 6 (0.92%) vSphere
13 4 (0.61%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.46%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.31%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 123 (18.78%) SCCM
2 109 (16.64%) Ansible
3 51 (7.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 39 (5.95%) Opscode Chef
5 38 (5.80%) SCOM
6 37 (5.65%) Puppet
7 32 (4.89%) Single Sign-On
8 31 (4.73%) Terraform
9 25 (3.82%) vCenter Server
10 19 (2.90%) Kubernetes
11 18 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
12 13 (1.98%) SCVMM
13 11 (1.68%) vRealize
14 9 (1.37%) AirWatch
14 9 (1.37%) FortiGate
14 9 (1.37%) Nagios
14 9 (1.37%) WSUS
15 7 (1.07%) Backup Exec
16 6 (0.92%) Mesos
17 5 (0.76%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 421 (64.27%) Microsoft
2 159 (24.27%) VMware
3 87 (13.28%) New Relic
3 87 (13.28%) Trend Micro
4 76 (11.60%) Citrix
5 50 (7.63%) Veeam
6 47 (7.18%) Cisco
7 32 (4.89%) Google
8 20 (3.05%) Oracle
9 18 (2.75%) EMC
10 15 (2.29%) Ivanti
10 15 (2.29%) Red Hat
11 13 (1.98%) IBM
11 13 (1.98%) Symantec
12 12 (1.83%) Dell
13 11 (1.68%) Atlassian
13 11 (1.68%) HP
13 11 (1.68%) Okta
14 10 (1.53%) Remedy
15 8 (1.22%) Avaya