Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 676 991 1136
Rank change year-on-year +315 +145 +98
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 543 172 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.33% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.59% 0.74% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 482 135 97
England median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -17.39%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,875 £38,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,250 £83,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -17.39%

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 34,135 23,248 20,650
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.71% 14.03% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 28,580 19,645 17,518
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +168 257 £60,000 +10.09% 23
North of England +81 91 £48,750 +14.71% 14
South East +64 88 £50,000 +11.11% 10
Yorkshire +66 52 £44,000 -2.22% 2
Midlands +33 49 £50,000 - 11
North West +30 30 £75,000 +50.00% 12
West Midlands +32 29 £50,000 - 5
South West +23 27 £40,000 - 3
East Midlands +21 20 £70,000 +40.00% 6
East of England +18 19 £59,250 +39.41% 5
North East -10 11 £35,000 -7.89%
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 541 (99.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 497 (91.53%) Active Directory
3 411 (75.69%) Microsoft
4 323 (59.48%) Windows
5 322 (59.30%) Office 365
6 169 (31.12%) Windows Server
7 153 (28.18%) SQL Server
8 147 (27.07%) SharePoint
9 144 (26.52%) PowerShell
10 131 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 129 (23.76%) VMware
12 124 (22.84%) IaaS
13 116 (21.36%) MCSE
14 115 (21.18%) SQL
14 115 (21.18%) Windows 10
15 100 (18.42%) DNS
15 100 (18.42%) PaaS
16 96 (17.68%) Microsoft Office
17 94 (17.31%) MS Exchange
18 91 (16.76%) .NET
18 91 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
19 90 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 89 (16.39%) Firewall
21 88 (16.21%) MCSA
22 87 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
22 87 (16.02%) SCCM
23 85 (15.65%) Presales
24 83 (15.29%) Microsoft Intune
24 83 (15.29%) VPN
25 82 (15.10%) Citrix

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
1 147 (27.07%) SharePoint
2 94 (17.31%) MS Exchange
3 51 (9.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 50 (9.21%) Skype for Business
5 46 (8.47%) IIS
6 41 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 38 (7.00%) Confluence
7 38 (7.00%) SharePoint Server
8 27 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
9 26 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.10%) Jetty
11 6 (1.10%) nginx
12 5 (0.92%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.37%) Apache
14 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 96 (17.68%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.18%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 541 (99.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 322 (59.30%) Office 365
3 124 (22.84%) IaaS
4 100 (18.42%) PaaS
5 76 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
6 56 (10.31%) SaaS
7 46 (8.47%) OneDrive
8 29 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (5.34%) Amazon S3
9 22 (4.05%) Amazon SQS
10 20 (3.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 19 (3.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 19 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (3.13%) Yammer
13 10 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (1.84%) Serverless
14 9 (1.66%) AWS CloudTrail
14 9 (1.66%) CloudFront
14 9 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 7 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 100 (18.42%) DNS
2 89 (16.39%) Firewall
3 83 (15.29%) VPN
4 79 (14.55%) DHCP
5 60 (11.05%) WAN
6 55 (10.13%) Skype
7 47 (8.66%) Remote Desktop
8 30 (5.52%) LAN
9 28 (5.16%) SAN
9 28 (5.16%) VLAN
10 24 (4.42%) Network Security
11 20 (3.68%) DMZ
12 15 (2.76%) TCP/IP
13 14 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (2.58%) Kerberos
14 13 (2.39%) NAS
14 13 (2.39%) WLAN
15 12 (2.21%) VoIP
16 9 (1.66%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (28.18%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 26 (4.79%) Power BI
4 23 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 12 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.84%) MySQL
8 7 (1.29%) Big Data
8 7 (1.29%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.55%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.55%) HDInsight
12 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 49 (9.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 46 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.47%) JIRA
3 38 (7.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 37 (6.81%) TeamCity
5 29 (5.34%) Jenkins
6 21 (3.87%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.66%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.29%) Travis CI
9 6 (1.10%) Gradle
10 4 (0.74%) Subversion
11 2 (0.37%) Chocolatey
11 2 (0.37%) NUnit
12 1 (0.18%) Babel
12 1 (0.18%) Bower
12 1 (0.18%) GitLab
12 1 (0.18%) Grunt
12 1 (0.18%) Mocha
12 1 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 74 (13.63%) Finance
2 8 (1.47%) Banking
2 8 (1.47%) Billing
3 7 (1.29%) Retail
4 6 (1.10%) Law
4 6 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 5 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.74%) Games
7 3 (0.55%) Advertising
7 3 (0.55%) Marketing
8 2 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.18%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) French Language
Job Titles
1 140 (25.78%) Consultant
2 70 (12.89%) Architect
3 62 (11.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 45 (8.29%) Azure Consultant
6 40 (7.37%) Support Engineer
7 38 (7.00%) Azure Engineer
8 36 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 36 (6.63%) Office 365 Consultant
9 29 (5.34%) Azure Architect
9 29 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
10 27 (4.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (4.79%) Administrator
11 26 (4.79%) Technical Specialist
12 24 (4.42%) Cloud Consultant
13 21 (3.87%) Analyst
13 21 (3.87%) IT Support
14 19 (3.50%) Cloud Architect
14 19 (3.50%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (16.76%) .NET
2 43 (7.92%) HTML
2 43 (7.92%) Web Services
3 31 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 29 (5.34%) CSS
5 27 (4.97%) Node.js
6 24 (4.42%) REST
7 18 (3.31%) Redux
7 18 (3.31%) SOAP
8 14 (2.58%) HTML5
9 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (2.21%) jQuery
10 12 (2.21%) LDAP
11 11 (2.03%) SAML
12 9 (1.66%) WAP
13 8 (1.47%) JSON
13 8 (1.47%) OAuth
13 8 (1.47%) React
14 7 (1.29%) RESTful
15 6 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.00%) User Experience
2 30 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.52%) Private Cloud
3 28 (5.16%) Clustering
4 27 (4.97%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (4.24%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (3.31%) PKI
8 17 (3.13%) Data Centre
9 11 (2.03%) Enterprise Cloud
10 9 (1.66%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.29%) Computer Science
13 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.92%) Blackberry
14 5 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.74%) EPoS
15 4 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
15 4 (0.74%) Replication
16 3 (0.55%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 323 (59.48%) Windows
2 169 (31.12%) Windows Server
3 115 (21.18%) Windows 10
4 90 (16.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (12.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (10.87%) Linux
7 56 (10.31%) Windows 7
8 20 (3.68%) CentOS
9 11 (2.03%) Ubuntu
10 10 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.66%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.55%) Android
15 3 (0.55%) SUSE
15 3 (0.55%) Unix
15 3 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.37%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (15.65%) Presales
3 73 (13.44%) Migration
4 69 (12.71%) DevOps
5 64 (11.79%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (11.42%) ITIL
7 61 (11.23%) Service Delivery
8 57 (10.50%) Network Virtualisation
9 52 (9.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 50 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (7.55%) Application Virtualisation
11 41 (7.55%) TDD
12 40 (7.37%) Customer Requirements
13 38 (7.00%) Identity Management
14 37 (6.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 37 (6.81%) Product Management
14 37 (6.81%) Project Management
15 36 (6.63%) Data Protection
16 35 (6.45%) CRM
17 34 (6.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 144 (26.52%) PowerShell
2 115 (21.18%) SQL
3 60 (11.05%) C#
4 37 (6.81%) JavaScript
5 27 (4.97%) Java
6 12 (2.21%) Shell Script
6 12 (2.21%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.03%) Python
8 7 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.10%) R
9 6 (1.10%) Scala
10 5 (0.92%) X++
11 4 (0.74%) VBScript
12 3 (0.55%) U-SQL
13 2 (0.37%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.18%) C-shell
14 1 (0.18%) Dart
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (21.36%) MCSE
3 88 (16.21%) MCSA
4 15 (2.76%) Degree
5 14 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.21%) MCP
7 12 (2.21%) SC Cleared
8 9 (1.66%) CCNA
9 8 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.92%) CCA
10 5 (0.92%) CCNP
10 5 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (0.92%) MCITP
11 4 (0.74%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.55%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.05%) QA
2 16 (2.95%) SLA
3 14 (2.58%) GDPR
4 3 (0.55%) PMO
5 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 497 (91.53%) Active Directory
2 91 (16.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (11.60%) Virtual Machines
4 62 (11.42%) Hyper-V
4 62 (11.42%) XenApp
5 49 (9.02%) XenDesktop
6 44 (8.10%) Microsoft App-V
7 39 (7.18%) Docker
8 32 (5.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 19 (3.50%) BitLocker
10 9 (1.66%) DFS Replication
11 6 (1.10%) Squid
12 5 (0.92%) vSphere
13 4 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.55%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 87 (16.02%) SCCM
2 83 (15.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 57 (10.50%) SCOM
4 42 (7.73%) SCVMM
5 38 (7.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 38 (7.00%) SCSM
6 35 (6.45%) Puppet
6 35 (6.45%) SCOrch
7 31 (5.71%) SCDPM
8 21 (3.87%) Single Sign-On
9 20 (3.68%) Ansible
10 19 (3.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 19 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (2.95%) WSUS
12 15 (2.76%) AirWatch
13 13 (2.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 12 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
15 11 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
16 9 (1.66%) Nagios
17 8 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 411 (75.69%) Microsoft
2 129 (23.76%) VMware
3 82 (15.10%) Citrix
4 47 (8.66%) Cisco
5 27 (4.97%) Symantec
6 25 (4.60%) Dell
7 24 (4.42%) Splunk
8 21 (3.87%) HP
8 21 (3.87%) IBM
9 20 (3.68%) New Relic
10 19 (3.50%) Trend Micro
11 15 (2.76%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.39%) AppDynamics
13 12 (2.21%) MobileIron
13 12 (2.21%) Oracle
13 12 (2.21%) Veeam
14 11 (2.03%) Meraki
15 10 (1.84%) Altiris
15 10 (1.84%) McAfee
16 9 (1.66%) SonicWALL