Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 355 495 730
Rank change year-on-year +140 +235 +253
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 1,002 793 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.86% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.55% 2.13% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 844 586 406
England median annual salary £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.92% +14.29% +10.53%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £76,875
UK median annual salary £58,250 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -2.92% +14.29% +7.14%

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 39,274 37,150 34,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 33.78% 26.33% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 32,156 29,820 28,577
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +1.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +3.00%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +131 410 £65,000 -3.70% 49
South East +54 202 £60,000 - 35
Midlands +58 152 £50,000 +11.11% 24
North of England +109 145 £45,000 -25.00% 28
West Midlands +44 93 £51,250 -26.79% 17
North West +76 79 £47,500 -20.83% 11
Yorkshire +64 57 £42,500 +21.43% 13
South West +51 57 £36,143 -9.64% 13
East Midlands +29 57 £45,000 +20.00% 7
East of England +55 29 £45,000 -25.00% 13
North East +6 9 £37,410 -11.98% 4
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 997 (99.50%) Azure
2 907 (90.52%) Active Directory
3 732 (73.05%) Microsoft
4 666 (66.47%) Office 365
5 628 (62.67%) Windows
6 288 (28.74%) Microsoft Intune
7 287 (28.64%) Windows 10
8 282 (28.14%) Windows Server
9 280 (27.94%) PowerShell
10 266 (26.55%) VMware
11 234 (23.35%) SharePoint
12 228 (22.75%) SQL
13 224 (22.36%) AWS
14 204 (20.36%) Migration
15 192 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
16 186 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 186 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 180 (17.96%) DevOps
18 176 (17.56%) ITIL
19 174 (17.37%) SCCM
20 165 (16.47%) Presales
21 164 (16.37%) Finance
22 160 (15.97%) DNS
23 148 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
24 144 (14.37%) IaaS
25 141 (14.07%) Data Centre
26 136 (13.57%) Hyper-V
26 136 (13.57%) Firewall
26 136 (13.57%) SQL Server
27 127 (12.67%) Project Delivery

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
1 234 (23.35%) SharePoint
2 112 (11.18%) MS Exchange
3 87 (8.68%) Skype for Business
4 41 (4.09%) IIS
5 32 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (1.20%) Anypoint
9 10 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.90%) CMS
11 7 (0.70%) Confluence
11 7 (0.70%) SAS
12 6 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.40%) Drupal
13 4 (0.40%) Mule
13 4 (0.40%) Mule ESB
13 4 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.40%) WebLogic Portal
14 2 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 82 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.100%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.00%) assyst
3 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.100%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.100%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.100%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.100%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 1 (0.100%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 997 (99.50%) Azure
2 666 (66.47%) Office 365
3 224 (22.36%) AWS
4 144 (14.37%) IaaS
5 102 (10.18%) OneDrive
6 99 (9.88%) PaaS
7 84 (8.38%) SaaS
8 58 (5.79%) Power Platform
9 53 (5.29%) Cloud Computing
10 36 (3.59%) Azure Data Factory
11 28 (2.79%) Serverless
12 25 (2.50%) Dynamics 365
12 25 (2.50%) PowerApps
13 23 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
14 22 (2.20%) Azure Functions
15 21 (2.10%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (2.00%) Mimecast
17 19 (1.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 19 (1.90%) Amazon S3
18 17 (1.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 160 (15.97%) DNS
2 136 (13.57%) Firewall
3 105 (10.48%) Skype
4 95 (9.48%) DHCP
5 73 (7.29%) VPN
6 67 (6.69%) SAN
7 50 (4.99%) WAN
8 46 (4.59%) LAN
9 36 (3.59%) TCP/IP
9 36 (3.59%) Wireless
10 34 (3.39%) VoIP
11 28 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
12 27 (2.69%) VLAN
13 26 (2.59%) Internet
14 25 (2.50%) VSAN
15 24 (2.40%) Network Security
16 20 (2.00%) NAS
17 19 (1.90%) Software-Defined Networking
18 18 (1.80%) NetScaler
19 17 (1.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (13.57%) SQL Server
2 92 (9.18%) Azure SQL Database
3 35 (3.49%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (2.99%) Power BI
5 27 (2.69%) Cosmos DB
6 23 (2.30%) Data Lake
7 18 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 15 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.80%) MySQL
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.70%) Relational Database
11 7 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 50 (4.99%) Git (software)
2 44 (4.39%) Visual Studio Team System
3 35 (3.49%) JIRA
4 32 (3.19%) TeamCity
5 28 (2.79%) Visual Studio
6 27 (2.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 22 (2.20%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (1.40%) Subversion
10 11 (1.10%) Chocolatey
11 9 (0.90%) MSTest
12 8 (0.80%) GitLab
13 7 (0.70%) NUnit
14 6 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
15 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
16 4 (0.40%) CruiseControl
17 3 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 2 (0.20%) Gradle
18 2 (0.20%) Maven
18 2 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 164 (16.37%) Finance
2 43 (4.29%) Billing
3 40 (3.99%) Public Sector
4 22 (2.20%) Marketing
5 20 (2.00%) Retail
6 15 (1.50%) Advertising
6 15 (1.50%) Legal
7 11 (1.10%) Banking
7 11 (1.10%) Law
8 3 (0.30%) Back Office
8 3 (0.30%) Electronics
8 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.30%) Housing Association
8 3 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.30%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.100%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 202 (20.16%) Architect
2 162 (16.17%) Consultant
3 154 (15.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 94 (9.38%) Azure Engineer
5 79 (7.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 73 (7.29%) Analyst
7 61 (6.09%) Solutions Architect
8 56 (5.59%) Support Engineer
9 53 (5.29%) IT Engineer
9 53 (5.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 53 (5.29%) Technical Consultant
10 40 (3.99%) Azure Architect
10 40 (3.99%) Cloud Architect
11 38 (3.79%) Administrator
12 35 (3.49%) IT Support
13 33 (3.29%) DevOps Engineer
14 32 (3.19%) Senior Consultant
15 30 (2.99%) Azure Consultant
16 29 (2.89%) Developer
16 29 (2.89%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (6.19%) .NET
2 50 (4.99%) JSON
3 39 (3.89%) Web Services
4 26 (2.59%) LDAP
5 23 (2.30%) CSS
6 19 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 19 (1.90%) REST
7 18 (1.80%) HTML
8 16 (1.60%) .NET Framework
8 16 (1.60%) SAML
9 14 (1.40%) Node.js
9 14 (1.40%) OAuth
10 13 (1.30%) ADO
10 13 (1.30%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (1.30%) Entity Framework
11 12 (1.20%) Redux
12 11 (1.10%) .NET Core
12 11 (1.10%) OAuth2
12 11 (1.10%) SOAP
13 10 (1.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (14.07%) Data Centre
2 69 (6.89%) Public Cloud
3 67 (6.69%) Private Cloud
4 59 (5.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 40 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (3.89%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (3.29%) PKI
9 30 (2.99%) Clustering
10 19 (1.90%) Driving Licence
10 19 (1.90%) Hedge funds
11 18 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.30%) User Experience
13 12 (1.20%) Blog
13 12 (1.20%) Replication
14 11 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
15 9 (0.90%) Device Driver
16 8 (0.80%) Blackberry
17 7 (0.70%) BYOD
17 7 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 628 (62.67%) Windows
2 287 (28.64%) Windows 10
3 282 (28.14%) Windows Server
4 109 (10.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (9.98%) Linux
6 55 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (4.79%) Windows 7
8 35 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (1.10%) Android
9 11 (1.10%) Unix
10 9 (0.90%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.80%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.70%) VMS
12 7 (0.70%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.60%) CentOS
13 6 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.100%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.100%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (20.36%) Migration
2 186 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 180 (17.96%) DevOps
4 176 (17.56%) ITIL
5 165 (16.47%) Presales
6 148 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
7 127 (12.67%) Project Delivery
8 99 (9.88%) Configuration Management
9 95 (9.48%) Mentoring
10 93 (9.28%) Customer Requirements
11 92 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
12 86 (8.58%) Service Delivery
13 78 (7.78%) Service Management
14 77 (7.68%) Identity Management
15 71 (7.09%) Project Management
16 70 (6.99%) Identity Access Management
17 61 (6.09%) IT Strategy
18 60 (5.99%) Analytics
19 56 (5.59%) TOGAF
20 55 (5.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 280 (27.94%) PowerShell
2 228 (22.75%) SQL
3 71 (7.09%) C#
4 46 (4.59%) JavaScript
5 34 (3.39%) PHP
6 31 (3.09%) Python
7 29 (2.89%) Java
8 19 (1.90%) Perl
8 19 (1.90%) Ruby
9 18 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 16 (1.60%) C
11 13 (1.30%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.00%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.40%) U-SQL
14 2 (0.20%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.20%) VB
14 2 (0.20%) VBScript
15 1 (0.100%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.100%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 192 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 119 (11.88%) MCSE
3 73 (7.29%) MCSA
4 48 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (4.09%) CCNA
6 36 (3.59%) Degree
7 23 (2.30%) MCITP
8 21 (2.10%) MCP
9 17 (1.70%) CISSP
10 15 (1.50%) Security Cleared
11 14 (1.40%) AWS Certification
12 13 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (1.30%) SC Cleared
13 11 (1.10%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (1.00%) MCSD
15 8 (0.80%) CISM
16 7 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
17 6 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (0.60%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (7.09%) SLA
2 22 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (1.20%) NIST
5 11 (1.10%) GDPR
6 7 (0.70%) QA
7 6 (0.60%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.30%) NCSC
9 2 (0.20%) COBIT
9 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.20%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 907 (90.52%) Active Directory
2 186 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 136 (13.57%) Hyper-V
4 63 (6.29%) XenApp
5 54 (5.39%) vSphere
6 50 (4.99%) Virtual Machines
7 36 (3.59%) Docker
8 33 (3.29%) XenDesktop
9 26 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (1.30%) DFS Replication
12 12 (1.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (0.90%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.60%) BitLocker
16 6 (0.60%) LXC
17 5 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 5 (0.50%) Firmware
18 4 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 288 (28.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 174 (17.37%) SCCM
3 39 (3.89%) Single Sign-On
4 37 (3.69%) Terraform
5 29 (2.89%) WSUS
6 25 (2.50%) Kubernetes
7 21 (2.10%) AirWatch
8 20 (2.00%) Ansible
9 18 (1.80%) Puppet
9 18 (1.80%) SCOM
9 18 (1.80%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.10%) Jamf Pro
10 11 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.00%) FortiGate
11 10 (1.00%) Kibana
12 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 9 (0.90%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.90%) vRealize
13 7 (0.70%) Icinga
13 7 (0.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 732 (73.05%) Microsoft
2 266 (26.55%) VMware
3 121 (12.08%) Citrix
4 111 (11.08%) Cisco
5 44 (4.39%) HP
6 39 (3.89%) ServiceNow
7 29 (2.89%) NetApp
8 24 (2.40%) Apple
9 21 (2.10%) Veeam
10 20 (2.00%) Meraki
11 19 (1.90%) Dell
11 19 (1.90%) Google
11 19 (1.90%) Symantec
12 15 (1.50%) Dell Compellent
12 15 (1.50%) EMC
13 14 (1.40%) Oracle
14 13 (1.30%) MobileIron
14 13 (1.30%) Sophos
15 12 (1.20%) MuleSoft
15 12 (1.20%) Okta