Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 327 395
Rank change year-on-year +128 +68 +114
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 86 189 155
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.74% 0.53%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.86% 2.57% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 117 185 119
Median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.73% -8.33% +50.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £81,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% -4.17% -4.76%

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 3,008 7,366 6,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 37.57% 29.00% 22.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2,624 6,224 5,415
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +5.77%

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 22 October 2020.

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 22 October 2020. 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 +105 27 £47,500 -13.64% 10
Hampshire +111 17 £40,000 -17.95% 3
Buckinghamshire +85 16 £47,500 -13.64% 3
East Sussex +50 16 £38,500 -40.77% 2
Surrey +76 13 £42,000 -16.00% 4
Berkshire +92 11 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Kent +46 8 £39,750 -24.29% 2
Oxfordshire +60 6 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Sussex +24 2 £33,750 -43.75%
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 85 (98.84%) Azure
2 71 (82.56%) Active Directory
3 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
4 60 (69.77%) Office 365
5 53 (61.63%) Windows
6 38 (44.19%) Windows Server
7 30 (34.88%) SharePoint
7 30 (34.88%) DevOps
8 25 (29.07%) PowerShell
8 25 (29.07%) Firewall
9 24 (27.91%) OneDrive
10 22 (25.58%) SQL
11 20 (23.26%) ITIL
11 20 (23.26%) Citrix
12 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (18.60%) SLA
13 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (17.44%) Azure SQL Database
14 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 13 (15.12%) AWS
16 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
16 13 (15.12%) VMware
16 13 (15.12%) Virtual Machines
17 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure as Code
17 12 (13.95%) Asset Management
17 12 (13.95%) VPN
18 11 (12.79%) Change Management
18 11 (12.79%) Terraform

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 30 (34.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 5 (5.81%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (98.84%) Azure
2 60 (69.77%) Office 365
3 24 (27.91%) OneDrive
4 13 (15.12%) AWS
5 11 (12.79%) Azure Functions
5 11 (12.79%) Serverless
6 9 (10.47%) PaaS
7 7 (8.14%) GitHub
7 7 (8.14%) IaaS
8 4 (4.65%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (4.65%) SaaS
9 3 (3.49%) Power Platform
9 3 (3.49%) PowerApps
10 2 (2.33%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (1.16%) HP Helion
11 1 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (1.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (29.07%) Firewall
2 12 (13.95%) VPN
3 9 (10.47%) SAN
4 8 (9.30%) DNS
5 4 (4.65%) Skype
6 3 (3.49%) DHCP
6 3 (3.49%) NetScaler
6 3 (3.49%) Network Security
6 3 (3.49%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (2.33%) DMZ
7 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.16%) ICMP
8 1 (1.16%) LAN
8 1 (1.16%) SMTP
8 1 (1.16%) VLAN
8 1 (1.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) Azure SQL Database
2 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) JIRA
3 2 (2.33%) Artifactory
3 2 (2.33%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.33%) Gradle
3 2 (2.33%) Maven
General
1 9 (10.47%) Public Sector
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Local Government
4 4 (4.65%) Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Billing
7 1 (1.16%) Legal
7 1 (1.16%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Azure Engineer
1 16 (18.60%) Cloud Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Office 365 Engineer
2 11 (12.79%) Windows Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (10.47%) Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.81%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Citrix Support
7 5 (5.81%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Server Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) SAML
2 3 (3.49%) EDI
2 3 (3.49%) Express
2 3 (3.49%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (3.49%) Life Science
4 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Cloud Native
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) PMI
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 38 (44.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (6.98%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.81%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (4.65%) Linux
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) DevOps
2 20 (23.26%) ITIL
3 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (15.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (13.95%) Asset Management
6 12 (13.95%) Infrastructure as Code
7 11 (12.79%) Change Management
8 10 (11.63%) Project Delivery
8 10 (11.63%) Service Management
9 9 (10.47%) Analytics
9 9 (10.47%) Business Analysis
9 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
9 9 (10.47%) Identity Access Management
9 9 (10.47%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (10.47%) Mentoring
9 9 (10.47%) Network Management
9 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (10.47%) Supplier Management
9 9 (10.47%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.07%) PowerShell
2 22 (25.58%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C#
4 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.16%) C
4 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.30%) MCSE
3 3 (3.49%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.49%) MCPD
4 2 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (1.16%) CEH
5 1 (1.16%) CISSP
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) MCITP
5 1 (1.16%) MCSA
5 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.60%) SLA
2 14 (16.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (10.47%) GDPR
4 1 (1.16%) NCSC
System Software
1 71 (82.56%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.12%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.49%) Docker
5 3 (3.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.49%) XenApp
5 3 (3.49%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (12.79%) Terraform
3 8 (9.30%) SCCM
4 3 (3.49%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.49%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (3.49%) XenMobile
5 2 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.16%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.16%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) SCSM
6 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 20 (23.26%) Citrix
3 13 (15.12%) VMware
4 9 (10.47%) Forcepoint
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco
6 3 (3.49%) New Relic
7 1 (1.16%) ESET
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) iManage
7 1 (1.16%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.16%) Intapp
7 1 (1.16%) Proofpoint
7 1 (1.16%) Remedy
7 1 (1.16%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.16%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.16%) Veeam