Period
to 25 October 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 25 October 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
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 157 124 215
Rank change year-on-year -33 +91 +33
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 87 37 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.55% 1.41% 0.85%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.41% 3.92% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 53 33 49
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,968 £21,250
25th Percentile £45,029 £46,728 £23,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +27.78% -25.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £81,500 " £66,250
North West median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +27.78% -25.00%

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 2,551 945 1,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.36% 35.97% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,068 823 1,609
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £41,750 £42,500 £36,578
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £73,800
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 87 (100.00%) Azure
2 62 (71.26%) Active Directory
3 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 43 (49.43%) Microsoft 365
5 40 (45.98%) Windows
6 34 (39.08%) Infrastructure as Code
7 33 (37.93%) DevOps
8 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
9 27 (31.03%) ARM Templates
9 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
9 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
10 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Intune
11 24 (27.59%) Terraform
12 23 (26.44%) OAuth
13 21 (24.14%) OAuth2
13 21 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 21 (24.14%) Virtual Environments
13 21 (24.14%) Azure Key Vault
13 21 (24.14%) Network Virtualisation
14 20 (22.99%) Presales
15 19 (21.84%) Data Centre
16 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 18 (20.69%) IaaS
16 18 (20.69%) PaaS
17 17 (19.54%) VMware
18 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
19 14 (16.09%) Public Cloud
19 14 (16.09%) Finance
20 13 (14.94%) SQL

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 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 87 (100.00%) Azure
2 43 (49.43%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (24.14%) Azure Key Vault
4 18 (20.69%) IaaS
4 18 (20.69%) PaaS
5 9 (10.34%) AWS
5 9 (10.34%) SaaS
6 7 (8.05%) OneDrive
6 7 (8.05%) Power Platform
7 6 (6.90%) GCP
7 6 (6.90%) Google Workspace
8 4 (4.60%) Azure Logic Apps
8 4 (4.60%) Mimecast
9 3 (3.45%) Azure Service Bus
10 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) VPN
2 6 (6.90%) SAN
2 6 (6.90%) Unified Communications
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) VoIP
4 3 (3.45%) Firewall
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) DHCP
5 2 (2.30%) Internet
5 2 (2.30%) Skype
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.30%) Wireless
6 1 (1.15%) DMZ
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
6 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.05%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Law
2 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Social Skills
5 3 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (2.30%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (24.14%) Consultant
3 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Cloud Consultant
4 15 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
5 12 (13.79%) Azure Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) IT Engineer
7 8 (9.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
9 6 (6.90%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Active Directory Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Cloud Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Azure DevOps
12 3 (3.45%) IT Support
12 3 (3.45%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
12 3 (3.45%) Project Engineer
12 3 (3.45%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.30%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (31.03%) ARM Templates
2 23 (26.44%) OAuth
3 21 (24.14%) OAuth2
4 7 (8.05%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) .NET
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET Core
5 3 (3.45%) RESTful
6 2 (2.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.09%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.75%) Cloud Native
5 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.45%) Legacy Applications
7 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.30%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.30%) Replication
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (45.98%) Windows
2 28 (32.18%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.64%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.60%) Linux
4 4 (4.60%) Unix
4 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.45%) VMS
6 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.08%) Infrastructure as Code
2 33 (37.93%) DevOps
3 25 (28.74%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (24.14%) Network Virtualisation
4 21 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 21 (24.14%) Virtual Environments
5 20 (22.99%) Presales
6 18 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (13.79%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (9.20%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (6.90%) Microservices
9 6 (6.90%) Migration
9 6 (6.90%) Service Management
9 6 (6.90%) Software Licensing
10 5 (5.75%) Coaching
10 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.45%) ITIL
11 3 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.94%) SQL
3 3 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 27 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (71.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.05%) Docker
5 2 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.30%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (27.59%) Microsoft Intune
1 24 (27.59%) Terraform
2 13 (14.94%) SCCM
3 12 (13.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (10.34%) Kubernetes
5 7 (8.05%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (5.75%) Grafana
6 5 (5.75%) Prometheus
7 4 (4.60%) AirWatch
7 4 (4.60%) Ansible
7 4 (4.60%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (4.60%) Puppet
8 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.30%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (2.30%) WSUS
10 1 (1.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (19.54%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) Google
4 6 (6.90%) Adobe
4 6 (6.90%) Apple
4 6 (6.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.45%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) SolarWinds