Period
to 6 August 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 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 214 237
Rank change year-on-year +71 +23 -
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 35 51 51
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.10% 0.78% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.31% 2.71% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 45 51
Median annual salary £56,456 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.46% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £37,460 £22,050 £43,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,750 £85,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £49,482 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.10% -17.53% +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 1,058 1,885 1,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 33.18% 28.95% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1,468 1,639
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £25,600
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in Manchester over the 6 months to 6 August 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 6 August 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
Bolton - 2 £46,750 - 1
Stockport - 1 £25,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £45,000 -
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 6 August 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 35 (100.00%) Azure
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) Windows
4 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
5 15 (42.86%) Identity Management
6 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (40.00%) DHCP
6 14 (40.00%) DNS
7 11 (31.43%) Law
7 11 (31.43%) Legal
8 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (25.71%) WSUS
9 9 (25.71%) Office 365
10 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (17.14%) DevOps
13 5 (14.29%) Docker
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
13 5 (14.29%) Terraform
13 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
14 4 (11.43%) Finance
14 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (11.43%) Linux
14 4 (11.43%) SQL
14 4 (11.43%) .NET
14 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune

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 3 (8.57%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (25.71%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (5.71%) AWS
5 1 (2.86%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DHCP
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) LAN
2 2 (5.71%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.86%) MPLS
3 1 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
3 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.86%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) MSI
3 1 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 11 (31.43%) Law
1 11 (31.43%) Legal
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
3 3 (8.57%) Local Government
4 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.86%) Billing
5 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Identity Management Engineer
1 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Project Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Identity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.86%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) OAuth
3 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
3 1 (2.86%) Vue.js
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) CCTV
4 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) PKI
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 14 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (25.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.14%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) Microservices
8 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.57%) Web Development
9 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (5.71%) Deployment Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security
9 2 (5.71%) Presales
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) Task Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.71%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) CISSP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.71%) NIST
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Docker
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) WSUS
2 7 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 5 (14.29%) Terraform
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (8.57%) Puppet
6 2 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (5.71%) Nagios
7 1 (2.86%) Ansible
7 1 (2.86%) Grafana
7 1 (2.86%) Prometheus
7 1 (2.86%) SCCM
7 1 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
2 2 (5.71%) Citrix
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) BeyondTrust
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.86%) Databricks
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) NetApp
3 1 (2.86%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (2.86%) Okta