Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 276 337
Rank change year-on-year +85 +61 +51
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 144 92 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.28% 0.69% 0.35%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.35% 3.07% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 136 61 62
Midlands median annual salary £49,750 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.56% -30.77% +35.42%
10th Percentile £33,750 £28,000 £36,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £72,311
England median annual salary £55,500 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% -4.00% +30.21%

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 3,311 2,992 2,482
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 29.40% 22.41% 16.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,787 2,429 2,076
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +1.96%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +81 94 £55,000 -33.33% 11
East Midlands +25 48 £41,000 +10.81% 2
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Azure
2 118 (81.94%) Active Directory
3 98 (68.06%) Windows
4 93 (64.58%) Microsoft
5 88 (61.11%) Office 365
6 71 (49.31%) VMware
7 61 (42.36%) Microsoft Intune
8 60 (41.67%) Hyper-V
9 58 (40.28%) Windows Server
10 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 50 (34.72%) SQL
11 50 (34.72%) Presales
12 46 (31.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 46 (31.94%) Cisco
13 43 (29.86%) Windows 10
14 39 (27.08%) AWS
15 38 (26.39%) Service Management
16 37 (25.69%) ITIL
16 37 (25.69%) Data Centre
16 37 (25.69%) Project Delivery
17 36 (25.00%) Citrix
17 36 (25.00%) Migration
17 36 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 36 (25.00%) PowerShell
18 33 (22.92%) Azure SQL Database
19 30 (20.83%) SCCM
20 29 (20.14%) Project Management
20 29 (20.14%) MCSE
20 29 (20.14%) XenApp
20 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012

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 16 (11.11%) SAS
2 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.64%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 144 (100.00%) Azure
2 88 (61.11%) Office 365
3 39 (27.08%) AWS
4 28 (19.44%) IaaS
5 26 (18.06%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (15.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 23 (15.97%) Amazon EC2
6 23 (15.97%) Amazon ECS
6 23 (15.97%) Amazon S3
6 23 (15.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 23 (15.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (13.19%) PaaS
8 7 (4.86%) SaaS
9 6 (4.17%) Azure Functions
9 6 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
9 6 (4.17%) Serverless
10 5 (3.47%) Mimecast
10 5 (3.47%) OneDrive
11 3 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (2.08%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.44%) DHCP
2 26 (18.06%) DNS
3 23 (15.97%) VLAN
4 18 (12.50%) NAS
5 16 (11.11%) FCoE
5 16 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (11.11%) Firewall
5 16 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 16 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
6 11 (7.64%) Skype
7 8 (5.56%) WAN
8 5 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (3.47%) Network Security
8 5 (3.47%) SSL
8 5 (3.47%) VPN
9 3 (2.08%) LAN
9 3 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.39%) SAN
11 1 (0.69%) IPsec
11 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.92%) Azure SQL Database
2 25 (17.36%) Amazon RDS
3 23 (15.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (4.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.78%) SQLite
6 3 (2.08%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.08%) JIRA
4 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.69%) GitLab
5 1 (0.69%) MSTest
5 1 (0.69%) NUnit
5 1 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 19 (13.19%) Finance
2 12 (8.33%) Public Sector
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 3 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 30 (20.83%) Architect
3 23 (15.97%) Cloud Architect
3 23 (15.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (14.58%) Consultant
4 21 (14.58%) Solutions Architect
5 19 (13.19%) Cloud Engineer
6 17 (11.81%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 14 (9.72%) Azure Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) IT Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Implementation Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Office 365 Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Developer
11 8 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
11 8 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 7 (4.86%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.86%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.36%) Web Services
2 16 (11.11%) JSON
3 9 (6.25%) .NET
4 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.17%) SAML
5 5 (3.47%) RESTful
6 4 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.78%) DirectX
6 4 (2.78%) WebRTC
6 4 (2.78%) WebSockets
7 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.08%) SailPoint
8 2 (1.39%) COM
9 1 (0.69%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.69%) CSS
9 1 (0.69%) Dapper ORM
9 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.69%) LDAP
9 1 (0.69%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.69%) Data Centre
2 28 (19.44%) Public Cloud
3 24 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 24 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (15.97%) Hybrid Cloud
5 18 (12.50%) Clustering
6 3 (2.08%) Wiki
7 2 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.39%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 98 (68.06%) Windows
2 58 (40.28%) Windows Server
3 43 (29.86%) Windows 10
4 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.25%) Linux
6 4 (2.78%) Android
6 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (34.72%) Presales
2 46 (31.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 38 (26.39%) Service Management
4 37 (25.69%) ITIL
4 37 (25.69%) Project Delivery
5 36 (25.00%) Migration
6 29 (20.14%) Project Management
7 25 (17.36%) Line Management
8 23 (15.97%) Load Balancing
8 23 (15.97%) Technology Roadmap
9 21 (14.58%) DevOps
10 20 (13.89%) ITIL V3
10 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
10 20 (13.89%) Technical Architecture
10 20 (13.89%) TOGAF
11 13 (9.03%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.03%) Customer Requirements
12 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
13 9 (6.25%) Identity Management
14 7 (4.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.72%) SQL
2 36 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 11 (7.64%) C#
4 5 (3.47%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.47%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.39%) Java
5 2 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (35.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (20.14%) MCSE
3 27 (18.75%) MCSA
4 10 (6.94%) Citrix Certification
5 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.56%) CCA
6 8 (5.56%) CCNA
7 7 (4.86%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.86%) Security Cleared
8 6 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (3.47%) CCSP
9 5 (3.47%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.78%) CCNP
11 3 (2.08%) Degree
12 2 (1.39%) CISA
12 2 (1.39%) CISM
12 2 (1.39%) CRISC
12 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 118 (81.94%) Active Directory
2 60 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 36 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (20.14%) XenApp
5 27 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (12.50%) vSphere
7 12 (8.33%) Docker
7 12 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.56%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 8 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 61 (42.36%) Microsoft Intune
2 30 (20.83%) SCCM
3 8 (5.56%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.56%) Terraform
4 7 (4.86%) Puppet
5 6 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (3.47%) FortiGate
6 5 (3.47%) NetBackup
6 5 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.78%) SCOM
8 3 (2.08%) Ansible
8 3 (2.08%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (1.39%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.39%) Kibana
9 2 (1.39%) logstash
9 2 (1.39%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 71 (49.31%) VMware
3 46 (31.94%) Cisco
4 36 (25.00%) Citrix
5 21 (14.58%) NetApp
6 19 (13.19%) Dell
7 18 (12.50%) HP
8 16 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
9 6 (4.17%) Oracle
10 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.78%) Apple
11 4 (2.78%) ServiceNow
11 4 (2.78%) Veeam
11 4 (2.78%) Xamarin
12 3 (2.08%) arcserve
12 3 (2.08%) CommVault
12 3 (2.08%) WatchGuard
13 2 (1.39%) Google
13 2 (1.39%) Ivanti
13 2 (1.39%) Remedy