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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 308 224 327
Rank change year-on-year -84 +103 +125
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 1,693 1,279 797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.57% 0.93%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.75% 3.69% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 1,103 656
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.36% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £88,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -8.33%

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 61,535 34,646 30,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.95% 42.49% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33,574 27,502 25,195
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,995 £59,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.38% +2.61% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 23 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
London -147 759 £60,000 -7.69% 60
North of England -2 269 £45,000 - 53
South East -77 209 £45,000 - 35
Midlands -31 180 £45,000 -8.16% 35
Yorkshire +67 152 £45,000 +20.00% 22
West Midlands -11 140 £45,000 -18.18% 21
South West +40 137 £45,000 +20.00% 18
East of England -8 129 £50,000 +36.99% 24
North West -79 100 £43,500 -13.00% 27
East Midlands -41 36 £46,500 +5.68% 14
North East -22 17 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,666 (98.41%) Azure
2 1,526 (90.14%) Active Directory
3 1,162 (68.64%) Microsoft
4 1,149 (67.87%) Microsoft 365
5 1,056 (62.37%) Windows
6 525 (31.01%) Windows Server
7 489 (28.88%) VMware
8 477 (28.17%) PowerShell
9 476 (28.12%) SharePoint
10 442 (26.11%) ITIL
11 424 (25.04%) Microsoft Intune
12 388 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 387 (22.86%) Social Skills
14 345 (20.38%) DNS
15 334 (19.73%) Windows 10
16 325 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
17 313 (18.49%) Agile
18 292 (17.25%) AWS
19 286 (16.89%) SCCM
20 279 (16.48%) DevOps
20 279 (16.48%) Firewall
21 235 (13.88%) DHCP
22 229 (13.53%) Finance
23 225 (13.29%) IaaS
24 221 (13.05%) OneDrive
24 221 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
25 217 (12.82%) Citrix
26 210 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
27 209 (12.34%) Terraform
28 207 (12.23%) Linux

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
1 476 (28.12%) SharePoint
2 170 (10.04%) MS Exchange
3 49 (2.89%) IIS
4 36 (2.13%) Confluence
5 29 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 20 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.77%) CMS
9 11 (0.65%) Apache
10 7 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (0.41%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.30%) JBoss
11 5 (0.30%) WordPress
12 4 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.24%) SAS
13 3 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.18%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.12%) nginx
14 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.059%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 210 (12.40%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 32 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (1.71%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.12%) CATIA
6 2 (0.12%) NASTRAN
7 1 (0.059%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 29 (1.71%) Sentinel
2 14 (0.83%) Sage 200
3 10 (0.59%) Line 50
4 6 (0.35%) MetaTrader
5 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.30%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (0.12%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.12%) Workfront
7 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1,666 (98.41%) Azure
2 1,149 (67.87%) Microsoft 365
3 292 (17.25%) AWS
4 225 (13.29%) IaaS
5 221 (13.05%) OneDrive
6 199 (11.75%) PaaS
7 192 (11.34%) SaaS
8 181 (10.69%) Power Platform
9 150 (8.86%) Azure Monitor
10 113 (6.67%) Azure Key Vault
11 101 (5.97%) PowerApps
12 69 (4.08%) Azure Sentinel
13 52 (3.07%) Mimecast
14 50 (2.95%) GCP
15 44 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
16 37 (2.19%) Power Automate
17 30 (1.77%) Azure Storage
18 27 (1.59%) Google Workspace
18 27 (1.59%) Serverless
19 26 (1.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 345 (20.38%) DNS
2 279 (16.48%) Firewall
3 235 (13.88%) DHCP
4 190 (11.22%) WAN
5 172 (10.16%) LAN
6 147 (8.68%) VPN
7 130 (7.68%) TCP/IP
8 109 (6.44%) SAN
9 74 (4.37%) Wireless
10 66 (3.90%) Network Security
11 57 (3.37%) VLAN
12 55 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (2.19%) Skype
13 37 (2.19%) SSL
14 36 (2.13%) VoIP
15 33 (1.95%) Remote Desktop
15 33 (1.95%) Unified Communications
16 32 (1.89%) Internet
17 25 (1.48%) WebEx
18 24 (1.42%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.31%) Azure SQL Database
3 40 (2.36%) Power BI
4 27 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (1.30%) MySQL
6 20 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 11 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.59%) MS Access
9 10 (0.59%) Relational Database
10 9 (0.53%) Amazon Aurora
10 9 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (0.53%) Amazon Redshift
11 8 (0.47%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.24%) Big Data
16 3 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
16 3 (0.18%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 45 (2.66%) JIRA
2 30 (1.77%) Git (software)
3 23 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.89%) Postman
5 13 (0.77%) Bitbucket
6 11 (0.65%) Chocolatey
7 10 (0.59%) GitLab
8 5 (0.30%) NUnit
9 4 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.18%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.12%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.12%) git-flow
11 2 (0.12%) Maven
11 2 (0.12%) MSI
11 2 (0.12%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.059%) Ant
12 1 (0.059%) JUnit
12 1 (0.059%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 387 (22.86%) Social Skills
2 229 (13.53%) Finance
3 110 (6.50%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 80 (4.73%) Marketing
6 64 (3.78%) Retail
7 57 (3.37%) Law
8 54 (3.19%) Documentation Skills
8 54 (3.19%) Manufacturing
9 47 (2.78%) Legal
10 35 (2.07%) Public Sector
11 32 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
11 32 (1.89%) Organisational Skills
12 29 (1.71%) Telecoms
13 23 (1.36%) Banking
14 16 (0.95%) Advertising
15 15 (0.89%) Presentation Skills
16 14 (0.83%) Games
17 13 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
18 10 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 331 (19.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 207 (12.23%) Analyst
3 187 (11.05%) Support Engineer
4 141 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 121 (7.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 117 (6.91%) DevOps Engineer
7 116 (6.85%) IT Support
8 114 (6.73%) Azure Engineer
9 108 (6.38%) Architect
10 106 (6.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 90 (5.32%) Consultant
12 74 (4.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 64 (3.78%) IT Support Engineer
14 61 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
15 59 (3.48%) Support Analyst
16 58 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
17 56 (3.31%) Azure Architect
18 55 (3.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
19 51 (3.01%) IT Analyst
19 51 (3.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (7.56%) OAuth
2 127 (7.50%) ARM Templates
3 106 (6.26%) OAuth2
4 68 (4.02%) .NET
5 58 (3.43%) SAML
6 37 (2.19%) .NET Core
7 34 (2.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 32 (1.89%) CSS
8 32 (1.89%) LDAP
8 32 (1.89%) OpenID
9 27 (1.59%) ASP.NET
10 25 (1.48%) HTML
11 23 (1.36%) Web Services
12 22 (1.30%) JSON
13 20 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 14 (0.83%) Kafka
15 12 (0.71%) Blazor
15 12 (0.71%) React
15 12 (0.71%) Swagger
16 10 (0.59%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.20%) Data Centre
2 83 (4.90%) PKI
3 79 (4.67%) Clustering
4 71 (4.19%) Replication
5 69 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 54 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
7 53 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 52 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 47 (2.78%) Cloud Native
10 46 (2.72%) User Experience
11 45 (2.66%) Handset
12 34 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
13 24 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 22 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
14 22 (1.30%) IoT
15 21 (1.24%) Private Cloud
16 19 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
17 17 (1.00%) NHS
18 15 (0.89%) Data Protection Act
19 14 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,056 (62.37%) Windows
2 525 (31.01%) Windows Server
3 334 (19.73%) Windows 10
4 207 (12.23%) Linux
5 156 (9.21%) Windows Server 2019
6 136 (8.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 120 (7.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 54 (3.19%) Mac OS
9 51 (3.01%) Android
9 51 (3.01%) Apple iOS
10 39 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (1.95%) Windows 7
12 29 (1.71%) VMS
13 26 (1.54%) Unix
14 21 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.89%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.77%) CentOS
17 8 (0.47%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
19 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 442 (26.11%) ITIL
2 388 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 313 (18.49%) Agile
4 279 (16.48%) DevOps
5 221 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
6 207 (12.23%) Service Delivery
7 159 (9.39%) Migration
8 155 (9.16%) Mentoring
9 146 (8.62%) Infrastructure as Code
10 143 (8.45%) ITSM
11 141 (8.33%) Change Management
12 138 (8.15%) Incident Management
13 129 (7.62%) Cybersecurity
14 115 (6.79%) Service Management
15 112 (6.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 104 (6.14%) Network Virtualisation
17 103 (6.08%) Virtual Environments
18 99 (5.85%) Identity Management
19 98 (5.79%) Problem Management
20 95 (5.61%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 477 (28.17%) PowerShell
2 197 (11.64%) SQL
3 103 (6.08%) Python
4 70 (4.13%) C#
5 58 (3.43%) Bash
6 28 (1.65%) T-SQL
7 27 (1.59%) JavaScript
8 19 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 14 (0.83%) Java
10 12 (0.71%) VBScript
11 8 (0.47%) VB
12 7 (0.41%) TypeScript
12 7 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.35%) C
13 6 (0.35%) Go
13 6 (0.35%) Perl
14 5 (0.30%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.18%) PHP
15 3 (0.18%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.12%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 201 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 149 (8.80%) Security Cleared
3 132 (7.80%) SC Cleared
4 111 (6.56%) Degree
5 107 (6.32%) MCSE
6 50 (2.95%) MCSA
7 48 (2.84%) Cisco Certification
8 46 (2.72%) CISSP
9 44 (2.60%) CCNA
10 27 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 25 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 25 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 20 (1.18%) CCNP
12 20 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
13 13 (0.77%) SANS
14 12 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (0.53%) A+ Certification
15 9 (0.53%) LPIC
16 8 (0.47%) CEH
17 7 (0.41%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (8.27%) SLA
2 103 (6.08%) GDPR
3 95 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 63 (3.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 44 (2.60%) NIST
6 40 (2.36%) PCI DSS
7 24 (1.42%) QA
8 16 (0.95%) NCSC
9 5 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.24%) COBIT
10 4 (0.24%) GRC
10 4 (0.24%) NIST 800
11 3 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.12%) GxP
13 1 (0.059%) Accessibility
13 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.059%) PMO
System Software
1 1,526 (90.14%) Active Directory
2 325 (19.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 137 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
5 110 (6.50%) Virtual Desktop
6 80 (4.73%) vSphere
7 51 (3.01%) Docker
7 51 (3.01%) Virtual Machines
8 33 (1.95%) BitLocker
9 12 (0.71%) Terminal Services
9 12 (0.71%) XenApp
9 12 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 9 (0.53%) KVM
11 9 (0.53%) Snort
12 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (0.35%) NFS
13 5 (0.30%) NDS
14 4 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 424 (25.04%) Microsoft Intune
2 286 (16.89%) SCCM
3 209 (12.34%) Terraform
4 131 (7.74%) Single Sign-On
5 68 (4.02%) Kubernetes
6 66 (3.90%) Ansible
7 64 (3.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 51 (3.01%) vCenter Server
9 47 (2.78%) SCOM
10 32 (1.89%) Jamf Pro
10 32 (1.89%) WSUS
11 25 (1.48%) SCSM
12 24 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
13 19 (1.12%) Failover Clustering
13 19 (1.12%) Puppet
14 18 (1.06%) SCVMM
15 16 (0.95%) NetBackup
15 16 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
16 15 (0.89%) FortiGate
16 15 (0.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1,162 (68.64%) Microsoft
2 489 (28.88%) VMware
3 217 (12.82%) Citrix
4 133 (7.86%) Cisco
5 107 (6.32%) Veeam
6 97 (5.73%) Google
7 87 (5.14%) Apple
8 52 (3.07%) 3PAR
8 52 (3.07%) HP
9 51 (3.01%) SolarWinds
10 48 (2.84%) NetApp
11 47 (2.78%) Meraki
12 41 (2.42%) Dell
13 40 (2.36%) Splunk
14 38 (2.24%) ServiceNow
15 33 (1.95%) Sophos
16 31 (1.83%) Oracle
17 28 (1.65%) Adobe
18 27 (1.59%) Zscaler
19 26 (1.54%) Okta