Period
to 27 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 230 269
Rank change year-on-year +69 +39 +20
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 67 49 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.27% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.68% 2.66% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 18
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £76,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% -21.31% +32.61%
10th Percentile £25,563 £52,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £85,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £60,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -20.83% -20.00% +50.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,820 1,839 1,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 34.54% 28.13% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 1,553 1,551
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £80,000 £68,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% +3.61%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 27 February 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
Stockport - 5 £75,000 - 1
Salford - 4 £45,000 -
Bolton - 2 £75,000 - 1
Rochdale - 1 £75,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £57,500 -
Wigan - 1 £75,000 -
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 67 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 67 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (76.12%) Office 365
3 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
4 48 (71.64%) Windows
5 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 22 (32.84%) Windows 10
7 21 (31.34%) VMware
8 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
9 15 (22.39%) Firewall
9 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
10 14 (20.90%) AWS
11 13 (19.40%) Linux
12 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
12 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (16.42%) Presales
12 11 (16.42%) DevOps
12 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 9 (13.43%) Citrix
13 9 (13.43%) SQL
13 9 (13.43%) SCCM
13 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
14 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
14 8 (11.94%) MCSE
14 8 (11.94%) Cisco
14 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
15 7 (10.45%) Public Sector
15 7 (10.45%) Project Delivery

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
1 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.48%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
3 2 (2.99%) IIS
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 67 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (76.12%) Office 365
3 14 (20.90%) AWS
4 4 (5.97%) PaaS
5 3 (4.48%) IaaS
6 1 (1.49%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.49%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.49%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Firewall
2 7 (10.45%) DNS
3 6 (8.96%) SAN
4 5 (7.46%) DHCP
4 5 (7.46%) Wireless
5 4 (5.97%) Network Security
5 4 (5.97%) VSAN
6 3 (4.48%) NetScaler
6 3 (4.48%) Skype
6 3 (4.48%) VoIP
7 2 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
7 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.49%) LAN
8 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.97%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (2.99%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) JIRA
2 5 (7.46%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (10.45%) Legal
1 7 (10.45%) Public Sector
2 5 (7.46%) Law
3 4 (5.97%) Billing
4 3 (4.48%) Banking
4 3 (4.48%) Finance
5 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) IT Engineer
1 16 (23.88%) Support Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Consultant
3 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (14.93%) IT Support
4 10 (14.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (10.45%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Cloud Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Active Directory Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) IT Security Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.99%) JSON
2 2 (2.99%) SAML
3 1 (1.49%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Replication
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.99%) PKI
5 2 (2.99%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 48 (71.64%) Windows
2 22 (32.84%) Windows 10
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
4 13 (19.40%) Linux
5 6 (8.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.97%) Mac OS
6 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.48%) Unix
8 2 (2.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (16.42%) DevOps
1 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (16.42%) Presales
2 8 (11.94%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (10.45%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
3 7 (10.45%) Project Delivery
3 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.96%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.96%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (7.46%) Information Security
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure as Code
5 5 (7.46%) Service Management
6 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.97%) Migration
6 4 (5.97%) SIEM
6 4 (5.97%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.36%) PowerShell
2 9 (13.43%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) Java
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.94%) MCSE
3 6 (8.96%) MCSA
4 5 (7.46%) MCP
5 4 (5.97%) CISSP
5 4 (5.97%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (5.97%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (5.97%) OSCP
5 4 (5.97%) SSCP
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.49%) CCNA
7 1 (1.49%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.49%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) NIST
System Software
1 67 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.97%) XenApp
5 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (4.48%) VMware NSX
6 3 (4.48%) vSphere
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.49%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.49%) Docker
8 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (37.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (13.43%) SCCM
3 7 (10.45%) Icinga
3 7 (10.45%) Kibana
3 7 (10.45%) Nagios
4 6 (8.96%) Single Sign-On
5 4 (5.97%) Jamf Pro
5 4 (5.97%) SCOM
5 4 (5.97%) WSUS
6 3 (4.48%) AirWatch
6 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.48%) Puppet
6 3 (4.48%) Terraform
6 3 (4.48%) vRealize
7 2 (2.99%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.99%) Sysprep
8 1 (1.49%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.49%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.49%) SCSM
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Microsoft
2 21 (31.34%) VMware
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
4 8 (11.94%) Cisco
5 7 (10.45%) EMC
5 7 (10.45%) New Relic
5 7 (10.45%) Splunk
5 7 (10.45%) Veeam
6 6 (8.96%) Apple
6 6 (8.96%) NetApp
7 4 (5.97%) Oracle
7 4 (5.97%) Sophos
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) Databricks
9 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.49%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) SmartStream
9 1 (1.49%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard