Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 141 167 237
Rank change year-on-year +26 +70 +48
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 35 65 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.11% 1.15% 0.69%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.85% 3.51% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 65 50
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -16.67% -20.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £25,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £85,000
North West median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +21.05% -20.83% -20.00%

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 1,230 1,851 1,835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 38.96% 32.87% 27.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,101 1,524 1,601
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,534 £78,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +13.64%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 £56,750 -
Stockport +34 1 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Rochdale - 1 £30,000 -
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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%) Active Directory
1 35 (100.00%) Azure
2 28 (80.00%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 21 (60.00%) DNS
5 16 (45.71%) DHCP
6 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (37.14%) Identity Management
7 12 (34.29%) DevOps
7 12 (34.29%) Identity Access Management
8 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
8 11 (31.43%) Terraform
8 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
9 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (28.57%) WSUS
10 9 (25.71%) Law
10 9 (25.71%) Linux
11 8 (22.86%) WAN
11 8 (22.86%) Legal
11 8 (22.86%) VMware
11 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 7 (20.00%) Office 365
12 7 (20.00%) PaaS
12 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
13 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP

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 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) Confluence
2 4 (11.43%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 35 (100.00%) Azure
2 7 (20.00%) Office 365
2 7 (20.00%) PaaS
3 5 (14.29%) AWS
4 4 (11.43%) Logic Apps
4 4 (11.43%) Serverless
5 3 (8.57%) IaaS
5 3 (8.57%) OneDrive
5 3 (8.57%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) DNS
2 16 (45.71%) DHCP
3 8 (22.86%) WAN
4 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
5 5 (14.29%) MPLS
6 4 (11.43%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) SAN
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
7 3 (8.57%) VPN
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall
9 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.86%) WebEx
9 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (11.43%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
General
1 9 (25.71%) Law
2 8 (22.86%) Legal
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Azure Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Active Directory Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Identity Management Engineer
3 8 (22.86%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (17.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (5.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support
7 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (37.14%) Identity Management
2 12 (34.29%) DevOps
2 12 (34.29%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (22.86%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
4 6 (17.14%) Deployment Automation
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Project Delivery
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) B2C
5 4 (11.43%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Runbook
6 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure as Code
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 35 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.29%) Docker
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.86%) Xen
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Kubernetes
1 11 (31.43%) Terraform
2 10 (28.57%) WSUS
3 4 (11.43%) Ansible
3 4 (11.43%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (11.43%) SCCM
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (5.71%) SaltStack
5 2 (5.71%) Veeam
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.86%) Splunk