Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 192 165 199
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +105
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 136 32 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.32% 0.82% 1.28%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.40% 2.23% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 94 25 116
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £27,500 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
75th Percentile £64,375 £47,500 £66,563
90th Percentile £79,250 £59,750 £72,500
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 4,003 1,434 3,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.95% 36.57% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3,143 1,135 2,795
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,850 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £65,250 £58,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,300
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 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
West Midlands -26 100 £47,500 +13.10% 29
East Midlands -45 35 £45,000 -18.18% 11
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 134 (98.53%) Azure
2 114 (83.82%) Active Directory
3 89 (65.44%) Microsoft
4 87 (63.97%) Windows
4 87 (63.97%) Microsoft 365
5 57 (41.91%) Windows Server
6 52 (38.24%) PowerShell
7 50 (36.76%) VMware
8 47 (34.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 38 (27.94%) DevOps
10 36 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 34 (25.00%) DNS
12 31 (22.79%) SCCM
13 30 (22.06%) Social Skills
14 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
14 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
14 29 (21.32%) DHCP
14 29 (21.32%) SharePoint
15 28 (20.59%) ARM Templates
16 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
17 26 (19.12%) Terraform
18 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
18 25 (18.38%) Linux
19 24 (17.65%) ITIL
20 22 (16.18%) Network Virtualisation
20 22 (16.18%) Azure Key Vault
20 22 (16.18%) Infrastructure as Code
21 20 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
22 19 (13.97%) Virtual Machines
22 19 (13.97%) Windows 10

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 29 (21.32%) SharePoint
2 16 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.41%) IIS
4 2 (1.47%) Apache
4 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.47%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Sentinel
2 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.21%) Workfront
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 134 (98.53%) Azure
2 87 (63.97%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (16.18%) Azure Key Vault
4 19 (13.97%) IaaS
5 18 (13.24%) OneDrive
6 17 (12.50%) Power Platform
7 15 (11.03%) PowerApps
8 14 (10.29%) PaaS
9 9 (6.62%) Power Automate
10 7 (5.15%) SaaS
11 6 (4.41%) Azure Sentinel
12 5 (3.68%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (2.94%) AWS
13 4 (2.94%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 4 (2.94%) Azure Logic Apps
14 3 (2.21%) Azure Service Bus
14 3 (2.21%) GitHub
14 3 (2.21%) Serverless
14 3 (2.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (2.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (25.00%) DNS
2 29 (21.32%) DHCP
3 18 (13.24%) VPN
4 15 (11.03%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (10.29%) Firewall
6 12 (8.82%) LAN
6 12 (8.82%) Network Security
7 11 (8.09%) WAN
8 10 (7.35%) TCP/IP
8 10 (7.35%) Wireless
9 8 (5.88%) VLAN
10 6 (4.41%) SAN
11 5 (3.68%) SMTP
12 4 (2.94%) Unified Communications
12 4 (2.94%) VoIP
13 3 (2.21%) NAS
13 3 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (1.47%) Internet
14 2 (1.47%) Structured Cabling
14 2 (1.47%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (3.68%) MySQL
4 2 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.74%) FileMaker
5 1 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 30 (22.06%) Social Skills
2 19 (13.97%) Finance
3 7 (5.15%) Automotive
4 6 (4.41%) Documentation Skills
4 6 (4.41%) Presentation Skills
5 5 (3.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.47%) Law
6 2 (1.47%) Legal
6 2 (1.47%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (11.03%) IT Engineer
3 14 (10.29%) Analyst
3 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Architect
5 10 (7.35%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Azure Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Cloud Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Cloud Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (5.15%) IT Support
7 7 (5.15%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (3.68%) Professional Services Engineer
9 5 (3.68%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.94%) Developer
10 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (2.94%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.59%) ARM Templates
2 18 (13.24%) OAuth
2 18 (13.24%) OAuth2
3 7 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (2.94%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.94%) COM
5 3 (2.21%) JSON
5 3 (2.21%) RESTful
6 2 (1.47%) .NET
6 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.47%) Azure Blueprints
6 2 (1.47%) NgRx
6 2 (1.47%) Node.js
6 2 (1.47%) REST
6 2 (1.47%) SignalR
6 2 (1.47%) Web Services
7 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.74%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.74%) CSS
7 1 (0.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (8.09%) Public Cloud
4 9 (6.62%) Cloud Native
4 9 (6.62%) Clustering
5 8 (5.88%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.88%) User Experience
6 7 (5.15%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.21%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.47%) FMCG
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 87 (63.97%) Windows
2 57 (41.91%) Windows Server
3 25 (18.38%) Linux
4 19 (13.97%) Windows 10
5 18 (13.24%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.29%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.47%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.47%) Unix
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) SUSE
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.94%) DevOps
2 27 (19.85%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.65%) ITIL
4 22 (16.18%) Infrastructure as Code
4 22 (16.18%) Network Virtualisation
5 20 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
6 17 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 17 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (9.56%) Migration
8 13 (9.56%) Presales
9 12 (8.82%) Requirements Gathering
10 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
11 9 (6.62%) Project Management
12 8 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (5.88%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (5.15%) Security Patching
13 7 (5.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (1.47%) C#
4 1 (0.74%) Java
4 1 (0.74%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (21.32%) SC Cleared
1 29 (21.32%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.15%) MCSE
4 6 (4.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (3.68%) MCSA
6 4 (2.94%) Degree
7 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.21%) Master's Degree
7 3 (2.21%) MCP
8 2 (1.47%) CCNA
8 2 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.47%) CISSP
9 1 (0.74%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.74%) CCNP
9 1 (0.74%) CISA
9 1 (0.74%) CISM
9 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.74%) ISSEP
9 1 (0.74%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) SLA
2 3 (2.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.74%) NIST
3 1 (0.74%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SOC 2
System Software
1 114 (83.82%) Active Directory
2 36 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (13.97%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 18 (13.24%) VMware ESXi
5 13 (9.56%) Docker
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (2.21%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.47%) vSphere
8 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (34.56%) Microsoft Intune
2 31 (22.79%) SCCM
3 26 (19.12%) Terraform
4 14 (10.29%) Kubernetes
5 12 (8.82%) Ansible
5 12 (8.82%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (7.35%) vCenter Server
7 7 (5.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 7 (5.15%) Consul
7 7 (5.15%) Grafana
7 7 (5.15%) Graphite
7 7 (5.15%) Opsview
7 7 (5.15%) Packer
7 7 (5.15%) Prometheus
8 6 (4.41%) Backup Exec
9 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (3.68%) SCOM
9 5 (3.68%) SCOrch
10 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 89 (65.44%) Microsoft
2 50 (36.76%) VMware
3 9 (6.62%) Cisco
4 6 (4.41%) Apple
4 6 (4.41%) ConnectWise
4 6 (4.41%) ServiceNow
5 5 (3.68%) Adobe
5 5 (3.68%) HP
5 5 (3.68%) SolarWinds
6 4 (2.94%) Citrix
6 4 (2.94%) Dell
6 4 (2.94%) IBM
6 4 (2.94%) NetApp
6 4 (2.94%) SonicWALL
7 3 (2.21%) arcserve
7 3 (2.21%) AVG
7 3 (2.21%) BT
7 3 (2.21%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.21%) Trend Micro