Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 619 888 1042
Rank change year-on-year +269 +154 +189
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 608 266 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.37% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.00% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 507 236 162
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.40% -7.62%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,000 £38,525
90th Percentile £83,500 £77,500 £71,125
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +12.24% -2.00%

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 37,125 26,567 22,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.87% 16.32% 11.86%
Number of salaries quoted 30,497 22,179 19,053
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% - +2.04%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 June 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 June 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 +149 291 £65,000 - 23
North of England +86 96 £60,000 +26.32% 10
South East +82 89 £47,500 +2.70% 12
Midlands +4 66 £50,000 -9.09% 11
North West +54 50 £60,000 +26.32% 5
Yorkshire +59 43 £44,500 -31.54% 3
West Midlands +6 37 £50,000 -23.08% 4
South West +16 29 £38,750 -17.55% 6
East Midlands +15 29 £42,500 -15.00% 7
East of England +18 25 £50,000 -2.44% 3
North East -20 3 £27,500 -26.17% 2
Azure Active Directory
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 606 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 560 (92.11%) Active Directory
3 424 (69.74%) Windows
4 409 (67.27%) Microsoft
5 320 (52.63%) Office 365
6 204 (33.55%) SQL
7 171 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 162 (26.64%) PowerShell
9 139 (22.86%) VMware
9 139 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
10 136 (22.37%) SharePoint
11 133 (21.88%) DevOps
12 131 (21.55%) SQL Server
13 123 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 123 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
14 122 (20.07%) Linux
15 118 (19.41%) Virtual Machines
16 115 (18.91%) Network Virtualisation
17 110 (18.09%) MCSE
17 110 (18.09%) Git (software)
18 109 (17.93%) IaaS
19 108 (17.76%) Citrix
20 106 (17.43%) Windows 10
21 103 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
22 102 (16.78%) Jenkins
23 100 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
23 100 (16.45%) DNS
24 99 (16.28%) SCCM
25 98 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
26 94 (15.46%) Hyper-V

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
1 136 (22.37%) SharePoint
2 93 (15.30%) IIS
3 86 (14.14%) Confluence
4 68 (11.18%) MS Exchange
5 47 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (6.09%) Skype for Business
7 35 (5.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (5.43%) SharePoint Server
9 31 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.49%) Apache
12 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 92 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 606 (99.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 320 (52.63%) Office 365
3 123 (20.23%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (17.93%) IaaS
5 81 (13.32%) Amazon EC2
5 81 (13.32%) Amazon S3
6 80 (13.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 78 (12.83%) Amazon SQS
8 77 (12.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 70 (11.51%) PaaS
10 44 (7.24%) SaaS
11 38 (6.25%) OneDrive
12 20 (3.29%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (2.80%) Dynamics 365
14 11 (1.81%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (1.64%) Serverless
16 4 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.66%) Yammer
17 3 (0.49%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 100 (16.45%) DNS
2 81 (13.32%) Firewall
3 67 (11.02%) DHCP
4 66 (10.86%) Remote Desktop
5 58 (9.54%) VPN
6 37 (6.09%) Skype
7 34 (5.59%) Network Security
8 28 (4.61%) SAN
9 24 (3.95%) WAN
10 19 (3.13%) Kerberos
11 18 (2.96%) LAN
11 18 (2.96%) VLAN
11 18 (2.96%) VoIP
12 16 (2.63%) iSCSI
13 10 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (1.64%) TCP/IP
14 9 (1.48%) VSAN
15 8 (1.32%) Internet
15 8 (1.32%) Wireless
16 7 (1.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (21.55%) SQL Server
2 81 (13.32%) Amazon RDS
3 60 (9.87%) Azure SQL Database
4 20 (3.29%) Power BI
4 20 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.48%) MySQL
8 4 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.49%) Big Data
9 3 (0.49%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 110 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 102 (16.78%) Jenkins
3 88 (14.47%) JIRA
4 87 (14.31%) TeamCity
5 85 (13.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 82 (13.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 34 (5.59%) Visual Studio
8 24 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (3.13%) Subversion
10 16 (2.63%) CruiseControl
10 16 (2.63%) MSBuild
11 9 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.33%) Chocolatey
13 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.16%) gulp
13 1 (0.16%) webpack
General
1 87 (14.31%) Finance
2 20 (3.29%) Law
3 11 (1.81%) Retail
4 10 (1.64%) Games
5 8 (1.32%) Billing
6 6 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.66%) Banking
7 4 (0.66%) Legal
8 2 (0.33%) Back Office
8 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.16%) Electronics
9 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.16%) French Language
9 1 (0.16%) International Banking
9 1 (0.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (24.51%) Consultant
2 74 (12.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (11.18%) Architect
4 66 (10.86%) Azure Consultant
5 56 (9.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 55 (9.05%) Technical Consultant
7 47 (7.73%) Support Engineer
8 40 (6.58%) Azure Architect
9 37 (6.09%) Analyst
10 36 (5.92%) Azure Engineer
10 36 (5.92%) Developer
11 35 (5.76%) Technical Specialist
12 31 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (4.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 30 (4.93%) DevOps Manager
14 29 (4.77%) SCCM Consultant
15 28 (4.61%) Office 365 Consultant
16 25 (4.11%) Solutions Architect
17 24 (3.95%) .NET Architect
17 24 (3.95%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.99%) .NET
2 52 (8.55%) Web Services
3 40 (6.58%) HTML
4 34 (5.59%) CSS
4 34 (5.59%) SAML
5 30 (4.93%) ASP.NET Web API
6 27 (4.44%) REST
7 25 (4.11%) Redux
7 25 (4.11%) SOAP
8 24 (3.95%) Node.js
9 23 (3.78%) OAuth
10 20 (3.29%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.13%) AngularJS
12 17 (2.80%) .NET Framework
12 17 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 16 (2.63%) WCF
13 16 (2.63%) WinForms
14 14 (2.30%) Entity Framework
15 12 (1.97%) OpenID
16 11 (1.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (14.97%) Private Cloud
2 43 (7.07%) User Experience
3 39 (6.41%) PKI
4 27 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 16 (2.63%) Data Centre
9 13 (2.14%) Clustering
9 13 (2.14%) Mobile App
10 11 (1.81%) Enterprise Cloud
11 10 (1.64%) EPoS
12 8 (1.32%) CESG
12 8 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.15%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (0.99%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 424 (69.74%) Windows
2 171 (28.13%) Windows Server
3 122 (20.07%) Linux
4 106 (17.43%) Windows 10
5 100 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 52 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 30 (4.93%) Windows 7
8 22 (3.62%) VMS
9 12 (1.97%) CentOS
10 10 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.82%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.66%) Unix
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.49%) SUSE
14 2 (0.33%) Solaris
14 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.16%) Android
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (21.88%) DevOps
3 115 (18.91%) Network Virtualisation
4 103 (16.94%) Business Intelligence
5 68 (11.18%) Migration
6 66 (10.86%) Presales
7 62 (10.20%) Service Delivery
8 61 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
9 50 (8.22%) ITIL
9 50 (8.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 46 (7.57%) TDD
11 45 (7.40%) Customer Requirements
11 45 (7.40%) Product Management
12 43 (7.07%) Mobile Device Management
13 42 (6.91%) Data Protection
13 42 (6.91%) Web Development
14 40 (6.58%) Application Virtualisation
15 38 (6.25%) Change Management
15 38 (6.25%) Desktop Virtualisation
16 35 (5.76%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (33.55%) SQL
2 162 (26.64%) PowerShell
3 85 (13.98%) C#
4 38 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 37 (6.09%) T-SQL
6 12 (1.97%) Java
7 11 (1.81%) C
8 6 (0.99%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.82%) X++
10 4 (0.66%) PHP
10 4 (0.66%) U-SQL
11 3 (0.49%) Python
11 3 (0.49%) Ruby
11 3 (0.49%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.33%) BeanShell
12 2 (0.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) C++
13 1 (0.16%) C-shell
13 1 (0.16%) Dart
Qualifications
1 123 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (18.09%) MCSE
3 80 (13.16%) MCSA
4 40 (6.58%) Degree
5 28 (4.61%) SC Cleared
5 28 (4.61%) Security Cleared
6 23 (3.78%) MCITP
7 14 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
8 13 (2.14%) MCTS
9 11 (1.81%) MCP
10 8 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (0.99%) CISSP
12 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (0.49%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.49%) CCNA
13 3 (0.49%) CISM
13 3 (0.49%) CompTIA Security+
13 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.33%) TOGAF Certification
14 2 (0.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.13%) SLA
2 12 (1.97%) QA
3 9 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.32%) GDPR
5 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 560 (92.11%) Active Directory
2 118 (19.41%) Virtual Machines
3 98 (16.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 94 (15.46%) Hyper-V
5 55 (9.05%) XenApp
6 54 (8.88%) XenDesktop
7 42 (6.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 37 (6.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 15 (2.47%) Docker
10 12 (1.97%) BitLocker
11 11 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.81%) vSphere
12 8 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (1.15%) DFS Replication
13 7 (1.15%) Squid
14 5 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.49%) NDS
16 2 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 2 (0.33%) Shibboleth
16 2 (0.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 99 (16.28%) SCCM
2 85 (13.98%) Microsoft Intune
3 78 (12.83%) Ansible
4 47 (7.73%) SCVMM
5 46 (7.57%) SCOM
6 45 (7.40%) SCOrch
7 43 (7.07%) SCSM
8 39 (6.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 37 (6.09%) SCDPM
10 22 (3.62%) Failover Clustering
11 20 (3.29%) Puppet
12 19 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
13 16 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
14 11 (1.81%) AirWatch
14 11 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
15 9 (1.48%) vCenter Server
16 7 (1.15%) vRealize
17 6 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 6 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 5 (0.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 409 (67.27%) Microsoft
2 139 (22.86%) VMware
3 108 (17.76%) Citrix
4 77 (12.66%) New Relic
4 77 (12.66%) Trend Micro
5 33 (5.43%) Cisco
6 32 (5.26%) Oracle
7 25 (4.11%) Google
8 24 (3.95%) HP
9 21 (3.45%) Dell
10 17 (2.80%) IBM
11 16 (2.63%) Veeam
12 15 (2.47%) McAfee
12 15 (2.47%) Symantec
13 12 (1.97%) Splunk
14 10 (1.64%) Okta
15 9 (1.48%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.15%) EMC
16 7 (1.15%) Remedy
17 6 (0.99%) Apple