Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 302 364 332
Rank change year-on-year +62 -32 +37
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 56 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.053% 0.043%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.02% 0.35% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 53 6 4
North West median annual salary £60,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -11.58% -
10th Percentile £36,650 £32,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £51,250 £52,775
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year - +17.35% +3.16%

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 North West with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,766 1,996 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.03% 15.17% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2,333 1,695 942
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £22,775
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the North West

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the North West.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the North West

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the North West over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the North West

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 17 July 2018. 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
Manchester +80 50 £60,000 - 3
Cheshire -16 2 £43,750 +19.86% 1
Merseyside - 2 £30,000 -
Lancashire +5 1 - -
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (96.43%) Active Directory
3 47 (83.93%) Windows
4 42 (75.00%) SQL
5 41 (73.21%) Linux
6 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
6 39 (69.64%) JIRA
7 38 (67.86%) Git (software)
7 38 (67.86%) IIS
7 38 (67.86%) DevOps
8 37 (66.07%) TeamCity
8 37 (66.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (66.07%) Jenkins
9 35 (62.50%) Confluence
9 35 (62.50%) Ansible
10 34 (60.71%) New Relic
10 34 (60.71%) Octopus Deploy
10 34 (60.71%) Amazon RDS
10 34 (60.71%) Amazon SQS
10 34 (60.71%) Trend Micro
10 34 (60.71%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (60.71%) Amazon S3
10 34 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (60.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 34 (60.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 34 (60.71%) Virtual Machines
10 34 (60.71%) Network Virtualisation
11 33 (58.93%) Private Cloud
12 18 (32.14%) Microsoft

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 38 (67.86%) IIS
2 35 (62.50%) Confluence
3 3 (5.36%) Apache
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 56 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (69.64%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (60.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 34 (60.71%) Amazon EC2
3 34 (60.71%) Amazon S3
3 34 (60.71%) Amazon SQS
3 34 (60.71%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (19.64%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.79%) Datadog
5 1 (1.79%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
1 4 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) Skype
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (60.71%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (69.64%) JIRA
2 38 (67.86%) Git (software)
3 37 (66.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 37 (66.07%) Jenkins
3 37 (66.07%) TeamCity
4 34 (60.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.14%) Games
1 4 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.36%) Electronics
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) DevOps Manager
3 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (5.36%) Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) IT Administrator
5 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (5.36%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Architect
7 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Technician
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Support Technician
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) HTML5
2 2 (3.57%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.79%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) CSS3
3 1 (1.79%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Sass
3 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (58.93%) Private Cloud
2 4 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) 3D Printing
3 3 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.79%) BYOD
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 41 (73.21%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.36%) CentOS
4 3 (5.36%) SUSE
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (67.86%) DevOps
3 34 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (60.71%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (7.14%) ERP
4 4 (7.14%) Proactive Management
5 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.79%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (1.79%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
6 1 (1.79%) MVC
6 1 (1.79%) Open Source
6 1 (1.79%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.79%) Project Management
6 1 (1.79%) Software Licensing
6 1 (1.79%) Test Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
6 1 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (10.71%) C#
3 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.14%) X++
5 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Dart
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.57%) MCP
1 2 (3.57%) MCSE
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 54 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 34 (60.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 35 (62.50%) Ansible
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
2 4 (7.14%) vCenter Server
2 4 (7.14%) vRealize
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.79%) Packer
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.79%) Terraform
3 1 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) New Relic
1 34 (60.71%) Trend Micro
2 18 (32.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco
3 5 (8.93%) Oracle
3 5 (8.93%) VMware
4 4 (7.14%) EMC
4 4 (7.14%) JD Edwards
4 4 (7.14%) Sage
4 4 (7.14%) SAP
4 4 (7.14%) Veeam
5 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.57%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Nintex
7 1 (1.79%) Sophos
7 1 (1.79%) Splunk
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Xamarin