Period
to 2 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 194 299
Rank change year-on-year +1 +105 +66
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 332 111 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 1.24% 0.86%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.47% 3.19% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 194 98 188
10th Percentile £26,553 £32,500 £37,350
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £43,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -25.00% +4.35%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -3.36%

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 South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 7,425 3,479 7,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.37% 38.83% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5,239 3,019 6,390
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the South East over the 6 months to 2 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the South East

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 2 December 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
Thames Valley +11 144 £42,500 -15.00% 34
Buckinghamshire 0 66 £42,500 -15.00% 9
Hampshire -59 66 £55,000 +37.50% 5
Berkshire -26 56 £47,500 -17.39% 16
Surrey -43 56 £47,500 -13.64% 8
West Sussex +22 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Oxfordshire -13 22 £42,500 -10.53% 9
East Sussex -39 19 £55,000 +42.86% 8
Kent -33 18 £51,250 +36.67% 11
Sussex -1 7 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Home Counties - 1 £44,000 -
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 328 (98.80%) Azure
2 293 (88.25%) Active Directory
3 258 (77.71%) Microsoft
4 205 (61.75%) Microsoft 365
5 193 (58.13%) Windows
6 116 (34.94%) Windows Server
7 98 (29.52%) DevOps
8 92 (27.71%) Microsoft Intune
9 82 (24.70%) IaaS
9 82 (24.70%) SharePoint
10 80 (24.10%) PaaS
11 79 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
12 77 (23.19%) Windows 10
13 72 (21.69%) Finance
14 65 (19.58%) Data Centre
15 64 (19.28%) Cybersecurity
15 64 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
16 61 (18.37%) SQL
16 61 (18.37%) Terraform
17 60 (18.07%) Linux
18 59 (17.77%) VMware
19 58 (17.47%) ITIL
20 56 (16.87%) AWS
21 55 (16.57%) Infrastructure as Code
22 53 (15.96%) Firewall
23 51 (15.36%) Presales
24 48 (14.46%) SaaS
24 48 (14.46%) Azure Key Vault
25 45 (13.55%) Penetration Testing
26 44 (13.25%) PowerShell

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 82 (24.70%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.93%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.61%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.51%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (0.90%) CMS
6 3 (0.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.90%) WordPress
7 2 (0.60%) Apache
7 2 (0.60%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 23 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 328 (98.80%) Azure
2 205 (61.75%) Microsoft 365
3 82 (24.70%) IaaS
4 80 (24.10%) PaaS
5 56 (16.87%) AWS
6 48 (14.46%) Azure Key Vault
6 48 (14.46%) SaaS
7 17 (5.12%) Power Platform
8 12 (3.61%) PowerApps
9 11 (3.31%) Power Automate
10 10 (3.01%) OneDrive
11 7 (2.11%) Azure Functions
11 7 (2.11%) Azure Sentinel
11 7 (2.11%) Serverless
12 6 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.81%) Azure Logic Apps
12 6 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.81%) GitHub
13 5 (1.51%) HP Helion
13 5 (1.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 53 (15.96%) Firewall
2 37 (11.14%) VPN
3 30 (9.04%) Network Security
4 24 (7.23%) Unified Communications
5 22 (6.63%) DNS
6 17 (5.12%) DHCP
7 15 (4.52%) LAN
8 13 (3.92%) Internet
8 13 (3.92%) SAN
8 13 (3.92%) TCP/IP
9 12 (3.61%) VLAN
10 7 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (1.81%) WAN
12 5 (1.51%) Skype
13 4 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.20%) HTTP
13 4 (1.20%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.20%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.84%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (1.81%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (1.51%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.90%) Big Data
5 3 (0.90%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.90%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (0.90%) MS Access
5 3 (0.90%) Power BI
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.60%) DTS
6 2 (0.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.60%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (10.24%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.73%) Visual Studio Team System
3 27 (8.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.20%) JIRA
5 3 (0.90%) GitLab
5 3 (0.90%) Postman
6 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.30%) Gradle
6 1 (0.30%) Maven
General
1 72 (21.69%) Finance
2 40 (12.05%) Social Skills
3 35 (10.54%) Organisational Skills
4 13 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.41%) Retail
7 6 (1.81%) Legal
8 4 (1.20%) Billing
8 4 (1.20%) Marketing
8 4 (1.20%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.90%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (0.90%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.60%) Advertising
10 2 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 58 (17.47%) Consultant
2 51 (15.36%) Technical Consultant
3 47 (14.16%) Cloud Engineer
4 40 (12.05%) Cloud Consultant
5 29 (8.73%) Azure Specialist
5 29 (8.73%) Security Specialist
6 27 (8.13%) IT Engineer
7 26 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.53%) Developer
9 24 (7.23%) Azure Engineer
10 23 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
10 23 (6.93%) Support Engineer
11 20 (6.02%) .NET Developer
12 19 (5.72%) IT Support
13 17 (5.12%) Analyst
14 12 (3.61%) C# Developer
14 12 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
14 12 (3.61%) IT Consultant
14 12 (3.61%) IT Support Engineer
15 11 (3.31%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.24%) ARM Templates
2 31 (9.34%) .NET
3 23 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (6.33%) OAuth
4 21 (6.33%) OAuth2
5 18 (5.42%) ASP.NET
6 17 (5.12%) HTML
7 16 (4.82%) CSS
8 15 (4.52%) .NET Core
9 13 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (3.61%) AngularJS
11 9 (2.71%) React
12 7 (2.11%) SAML
13 6 (1.81%) RESTful
13 6 (1.81%) WinForms
14 5 (1.51%) LDAP
15 4 (1.20%) jQuery
15 4 (1.20%) JSON
15 4 (1.20%) WSH
16 3 (0.90%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.58%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.65%) Public Cloud
3 34 (10.24%) Cyberthreat
4 29 (8.73%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.41%) PKI
8 6 (1.81%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.81%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.51%) Clustering
9 5 (1.51%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.20%) User Experience
11 3 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.90%) Replication
12 2 (0.60%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.30%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 193 (58.13%) Windows
2 116 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 77 (23.19%) Windows 10
4 60 (18.07%) Linux
5 16 (4.82%) Android
6 15 (4.52%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (2.71%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.11%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.81%) Windows 7
11 5 (1.51%) Windows Server 2016
12 4 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.30%) CentOS
14 1 (0.30%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.30%) VMS
14 1 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (29.52%) DevOps
2 79 (23.80%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (19.28%) Cybersecurity
4 58 (17.47%) ITIL
5 55 (16.57%) Infrastructure as Code
6 51 (15.36%) Presales
7 45 (13.55%) Penetration Testing
8 44 (13.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 44 (13.25%) Requirements Gathering
9 43 (12.95%) Test Automation
10 40 (12.05%) Threat Modelling
11 35 (10.54%) Migration
11 35 (10.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 34 (10.24%) Analytics
13 32 (9.64%) Proactive Monitoring
13 32 (9.64%) User Stories
14 31 (9.34%) Prototyping
14 31 (9.34%) Risk Management
15 26 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
16 23 (6.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (18.37%) SQL
2 44 (13.25%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.13%) C#
4 15 (4.52%) Python
5 14 (4.22%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.61%) PL/SQL
7 8 (2.41%) Bash Shell
8 7 (2.11%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.20%) VBScript
10 3 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 64 (19.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (12.65%) Security Cleared
3 40 (12.05%) SC Cleared
4 31 (9.34%) MCSE
5 18 (5.42%) CISSP
6 13 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.61%) Degree
8 11 (3.31%) CCNA
9 10 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (1.51%) A+ Certification
11 4 (1.20%) HNC
11 4 (1.20%) MCSA
12 3 (0.90%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.90%) MCP
13 2 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.60%) HND
13 2 (0.60%) MCDST
13 2 (0.60%) SSCP
14 1 (0.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.30%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.72%) GDPR
3 18 (5.42%) SLA
4 14 (4.22%) PCI DSS
5 11 (3.31%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (3.31%) NIST
6 6 (1.81%) NCSC
7 4 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.90%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 293 (88.25%) Active Directory
2 34 (10.24%) Hyper-V
3 33 (9.94%) Virtual Machines
3 33 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (4.52%) Docker
5 10 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (1.51%) vSphere
7 4 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 92 (27.71%) Microsoft Intune
2 61 (18.37%) Terraform
3 43 (12.95%) Single Sign-On
4 34 (10.24%) SCCM
5 32 (9.64%) Ansible
6 25 (7.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 23 (6.93%) Kubernetes
8 14 (4.22%) Jamf Pro
9 7 (2.11%) SCOM
10 5 (1.51%) CSIRT
11 4 (1.20%) Backup Exec
11 4 (1.20%) MobiControl
12 2 (0.60%) vCenter Server
13 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
13 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.30%) Puppet
13 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
13 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 258 (77.71%) Microsoft
2 59 (17.77%) VMware
3 35 (10.54%) Apple
4 22 (6.63%) Citrix
5 20 (6.02%) Adobe
6 18 (5.42%) Cisco
7 12 (3.61%) Meraki
7 12 (3.61%) Oracle
8 9 (2.71%) ServiceNow
8 9 (2.71%) Veeam
9 8 (2.41%) Aruba
10 5 (1.51%) Google
10 5 (1.51%) Proofpoint
11 4 (1.20%) Avaya
11 4 (1.20%) CrowdStrike
11 4 (1.20%) EMC
11 4 (1.20%) Nasuni
11 4 (1.20%) SolarWinds
11 4 (1.20%) SOTI
12 3 (0.90%) Synology