Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 176 216
Rank change year-on-year +26 +40 +47
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 49 51 52
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.32% 1.05% 0.83%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.30% 3.02% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 30 46 49
10th Percentile £41,500 £25,000 £37,700
25th Percentile £43,219 £32,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% -20.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,125 £85,000
90th Percentile £72,625 £72,312 "
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -20.83% -

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 1,483 1,691 1,779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.84% 34.97% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,311 1,378 1,464
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,250 £29,825
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,121 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £78,375
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 16 April 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 16 April 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
Stockport +22 2 - -
Cheadle - 2 - -
Sale - 2 - -
Azure Active Directory
North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 46 (93.88%) Active Directory
1 46 (93.88%) Azure
2 33 (67.35%) PowerShell
3 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
4 29 (59.18%) PaaS
5 24 (48.98%) IaaS
5 24 (48.98%) DevOps
6 22 (44.90%) Ansible
7 21 (42.86%) Kubernetes
7 21 (42.86%) Windows
8 16 (32.65%) Microsoft 365
8 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 15 (30.61%) Linux
10 14 (28.57%) Migration
10 14 (28.57%) Terraform
11 13 (26.53%) SQL
12 12 (24.49%) SCCM
13 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure as Code
14 10 (20.41%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (20.41%) VPN
14 10 (20.41%) VMware
15 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
15 9 (18.37%) SCOM
15 9 (18.37%) AWS
15 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
15 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 9 (18.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 8 (16.33%) Puppet
16 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
17 7 (14.29%) Docker

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 (10.20%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.12%) Confluence
3 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 46 (93.88%) Azure
2 29 (59.18%) PaaS
3 24 (48.98%) IaaS
4 16 (32.65%) Microsoft 365
5 9 (18.37%) AWS
5 9 (18.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 7 (14.29%) Logic Apps
6 7 (14.29%) SaaS
7 4 (8.16%) Serverless
8 3 (6.12%) GCP
8 3 (6.12%) GitHub
8 3 (6.12%) Slack
9 2 (4.08%) OneDrive
10 1 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (2.04%) Google Workspace
10 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
10 1 (2.04%) Power Automate
10 1 (2.04%) Power Platform
10 1 (2.04%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) VPN
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 4 (8.16%) DHCP
3 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) Network Security
4 3 (6.12%) VoIP
5 2 (4.08%) Firewall
5 2 (4.08%) MPLS
5 2 (4.08%) SSL
5 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications
5 2 (4.08%) VLAN
5 2 (4.08%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
2 4 (8.16%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) GitLab
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (2.04%) Banking
1 1 (2.04%) Billing
1 1 (2.04%) Finance
1 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) Azure Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Azure Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Identity Management Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Platform Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (8.16%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Azure Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Azure Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Azure DevOps
8 2 (4.08%) Azure DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) OAuth
1 7 (14.29%) SAML
2 4 (8.16%) OpenID
3 3 (6.12%) COM
3 3 (6.12%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Graph
5 1 (2.04%) React
5 1 (2.04%) SailPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
2 3 (6.12%) Cloud Native
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Windows
2 15 (30.61%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Alpine Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Ubuntu
6 3 (6.12%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.04%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) DevOps
2 16 (32.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (28.57%) Migration
4 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (20.41%) Identity Access Management
6 9 (18.37%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
7 7 (14.29%) Identity Management
8 5 (10.20%) Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) API Development
9 4 (8.16%) B2C
9 4 (8.16%) Information Security
9 4 (8.16%) Project Delivery
9 4 (8.16%) Project Management
9 4 (8.16%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.16%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
10 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.12%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) PowerShell
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.08%) Python
5 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) CCNA
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (93.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) Docker
3 6 (12.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
3 6 (12.24%) Shibboleth
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (44.90%) Ansible
2 21 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 14 (28.57%) Terraform
4 12 (24.49%) SCCM
5 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (18.37%) SCOM
6 8 (16.33%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (16.33%) Puppet
7 4 (8.16%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (6.12%) Consul
8 3 (6.12%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (6.12%) Grafana
8 3 (6.12%) Graphite
8 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (6.12%) Opsview
8 3 (6.12%) Packer
8 3 (6.12%) Prometheus
9 2 (4.08%) FortiGate
9 2 (4.08%) Nessus
9 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) Citrix
4 3 (6.12%) Google
4 3 (6.12%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (4.08%) Darktrace
5 2 (4.08%) McAfee
5 2 (4.08%) SaltStack
5 2 (4.08%) Veeam
6 1 (2.04%) CyberArk