Period
to 18 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 185 157 186
Rank change year-on-year -28 +29 +55
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 158 79 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.52% 1.46% 1.47%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.81% 3.68% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 96 62 130
10th Percentile £27,250 £21,875 £36,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,813 £41,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - -15.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £73,125 £65,675 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -4.17%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 4,150 2,147 3,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 39.86% 39.70% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,290 1,814 2,831
10th Percentile £28,225 £29,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
75th Percentile £65,250 £62,500 £62,478
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2022. 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
West Midlands -7 120 £42,500 - 21
East Midlands -51 35 £47,500 +7.95% 14
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 157 (99.37%) Azure
2 129 (81.65%) Active Directory
3 114 (72.15%) Microsoft 365
4 111 (70.25%) Windows
5 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
6 80 (50.63%) VMware
7 75 (47.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 64 (40.51%) Windows Server
9 60 (37.97%) SharePoint
9 60 (37.97%) ITIL
10 58 (36.71%) Windows 10
11 54 (34.18%) Firewall
12 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (31.65%) Microsoft Office
14 48 (30.38%) OneDrive
15 41 (25.95%) Finance
16 40 (25.32%) SCCM
17 39 (24.68%) VPN
17 39 (24.68%) Power Platform
18 38 (24.05%) PowerApps
19 36 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
19 36 (22.78%) Virtual Environments
19 36 (22.78%) AWS
20 35 (22.15%) ITSM
21 34 (21.52%) Service Management
21 34 (21.52%) DevOps
22 33 (20.89%) VMware ESXi
23 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Intune
24 31 (19.62%) Citrix
24 31 (19.62%) Windows Server 2019

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 60 (37.97%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.96%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.80%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 50 (31.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Workfront
2 5 (3.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.90%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 157 (99.37%) Azure
2 114 (72.15%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (30.38%) OneDrive
4 39 (24.68%) Power Platform
5 38 (24.05%) PowerApps
6 36 (22.78%) AWS
7 23 (14.56%) Azure Key Vault
8 22 (13.92%) Azure Monitor
9 19 (12.03%) Smartsheet
10 13 (8.23%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (6.96%) IaaS
12 7 (4.43%) PaaS
13 6 (3.80%) Power Automate
14 4 (2.53%) Azure Storage
15 3 (1.90%) Azure Sentinel
15 3 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (1.27%) Azure Cosmos DB
16 2 (1.27%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 54 (34.18%) Firewall
2 39 (24.68%) VPN
3 26 (16.46%) DNS
4 24 (15.19%) LAN
5 23 (14.56%) WAN
6 22 (13.92%) Wi-Fi
7 21 (13.29%) DHCP
7 21 (13.29%) Network Security
8 20 (12.66%) WebEx
9 14 (8.86%) SAN
10 11 (6.96%) NAS
10 11 (6.96%) TCP/IP
11 8 (5.06%) Wireless
12 5 (3.16%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (3.16%) DSL
12 5 (3.16%) VLAN
13 4 (2.53%) Unified Communications
14 3 (1.90%) SSL
14 3 (1.90%) WLAN
15 2 (1.27%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.43%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.16%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.16%) MySQL
4 1 (0.63%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 31 (19.62%) Social Skills
3 26 (16.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 26 (16.46%) Marketing
4 20 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (11.39%) Influencing Skills
6 12 (7.59%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (4.43%) Automotive
7 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
8 6 (3.80%) Presentation Skills
9 5 (3.16%) Retail
10 4 (2.53%) Law
10 4 (2.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 23 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (12.66%) IT Engineer
3 19 (12.03%) Incident Manager
3 19 (12.03%) Major Incident Manager
4 18 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 17 (10.76%) Consultant
6 16 (10.13%) Incident and Problem Manager
6 16 (10.13%) Problem Manager
7 13 (8.23%) Architect
8 12 (7.59%) Analyst
9 10 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (6.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Cloud Consultant
10 9 (5.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.70%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (5.06%) IT Consultant
11 8 (5.06%) LAN Engineer
11 8 (5.06%) Service Delivery Consultant
11 8 (5.06%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.92%) ARM Templates
2 17 (10.76%) OAuth
2 17 (10.76%) OAuth2
3 4 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.27%) .NET
4 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.27%) Classic ASP
4 2 (1.27%) CSS
4 2 (1.27%) HTML
4 2 (1.27%) RESTful
4 2 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) SAML
5 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.39%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (6.96%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.06%) Handset
5 7 (4.43%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.80%) Cloud Native
6 6 (3.80%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.80%) User Experience
7 4 (2.53%) Clustering
8 2 (1.27%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 111 (70.25%) Windows
2 64 (40.51%) Windows Server
3 58 (36.71%) Windows 10
4 31 (19.62%) Windows Server 2019
5 20 (12.66%) Linux
6 18 (11.39%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (8.86%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.90%) Android
9 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.63%) CentOS
11 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.97%) ITIL
2 52 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.78%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (22.78%) Virtual Environments
4 35 (22.15%) ITSM
5 34 (21.52%) DevOps
5 34 (21.52%) Service Management
6 28 (17.72%) Data Analysis
7 27 (17.09%) Root Cause Analysis
8 26 (16.46%) Creative Thinking
8 26 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 26 (16.46%) Risk Management
8 26 (16.46%) Strategic Thinking
9 21 (13.29%) Problem Management
10 20 (12.66%) Change Management
10 20 (12.66%) Incident Management
11 19 (12.03%) GAP Analysis
11 19 (12.03%) Knowledge Management
11 19 (12.03%) Presales
12 18 (11.39%) ITIL 4
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.35%) SQL
2 25 (15.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.90%) PHP
4 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.63%) Bash
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) SC Cleared
1 29 (18.35%) Security Cleared
2 16 (10.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (6.96%) MCSA
4 10 (6.33%) MCSE
5 4 (2.53%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.90%) Degree
6 3 (1.90%) MCITP
7 2 (1.27%) HNC
7 2 (1.27%) MCDST
8 1 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCNA
8 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.86%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 129 (81.65%) Active Directory
2 75 (47.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (20.89%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (15.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (7.59%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (6.33%) Docker
8 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (5.70%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (25.32%) SCCM
2 32 (20.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 22 (13.92%) Terraform
3 22 (13.92%) WSUS
4 15 (9.49%) Backup Exec
5 13 (8.23%) Kubernetes
6 9 (5.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 9 (5.70%) NetBackup
6 9 (5.70%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (4.43%) SCOM
8 6 (3.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 6 (3.80%) Ansible
9 4 (2.53%) Consul
9 4 (2.53%) Grafana
9 4 (2.53%) Graphite
9 4 (2.53%) Opsview
9 4 (2.53%) Packer
9 4 (2.53%) Prometheus
10 3 (1.90%) Rancher
11 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 88 (55.70%) Microsoft
2 80 (50.63%) VMware
3 31 (19.62%) Citrix
4 28 (17.72%) Cisco
5 27 (17.09%) Google
6 17 (10.76%) HP
7 11 (6.96%) ProCurve
7 11 (6.96%) WatchGuard
8 10 (6.33%) ServiceNow
9 9 (5.70%) Ivanti
9 9 (5.70%) NetApp
9 9 (5.70%) Remedy
9 9 (5.70%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.70%) Veeam
10 8 (5.06%) arcserve
11 7 (4.43%) EMC
11 7 (4.43%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.80%) Dell
12 6 (3.80%) Sophos
12 6 (3.80%) Trend Micro