Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 193 266 340
Rank change year-on-year +73 +74 +132
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 243 117 190
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 0.80% 0.72%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.09% 2.50% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 206 103 165
10th Percentile £28,000 £33,150 £33,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -18.18% -8.33% +17.07%
75th Percentile £63,750 £68,125 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,625 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% +4.55%

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 5,942 4,672 6,968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.28% 31.98% 26.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,604 4,041 5,956
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Surrey +57 84 £45,000 -25.00% 6
Thames Valley +29 70 £52,750 -4.09% 17
Hampshire -16 47 £55,000 +18.92% 5
Berkshire +14 45 £61,250 +11.36% 5
East Sussex +13 26 £57,500 -28.13% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 18 £48,000 -8.57% 7
Oxfordshire +9 7 £42,500 +27.82% 5
West Sussex +1 7 £45,000 - 1
Kent -28 6 £41,250 -21.43% 3
Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 242 (99.59%) Azure
2 213 (87.65%) Active Directory
3 169 (69.55%) Windows
4 166 (68.31%) Microsoft
5 143 (58.85%) Microsoft 365
6 97 (39.92%) Windows Server
7 85 (34.98%) VMware
8 78 (32.10%) Windows 10
9 68 (27.98%) PowerShell
10 66 (27.16%) Firewall
10 66 (27.16%) DevOps
11 64 (26.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 62 (25.51%) SharePoint
13 57 (23.46%) SQL
14 56 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 54 (22.22%) IaaS
15 54 (22.22%) PaaS
15 54 (22.22%) Hyper-V
15 54 (22.22%) Terraform
16 53 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 45 (18.52%) AWS
18 41 (16.87%) ITIL
19 40 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
20 38 (15.64%) Finance
21 37 (15.23%) Migration
22 36 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
23 35 (14.40%) Ansible
23 35 (14.40%) Social Skills
24 34 (13.99%) Windows Server 2016
24 34 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012

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 62 (25.51%) SharePoint
2 28 (11.52%) MS Exchange
3 15 (6.17%) Confluence
4 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 242 (99.59%) Azure
2 143 (58.85%) Microsoft 365
3 54 (22.22%) IaaS
3 54 (22.22%) PaaS
4 45 (18.52%) AWS
5 32 (13.17%) SaaS
6 19 (7.82%) OneDrive
7 17 (7.00%) Azure Data Factory
7 17 (7.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 15 (6.17%) Azure Key Vault
9 12 (4.94%) Power Platform
10 9 (3.70%) PowerApps
11 8 (3.29%) Azure Functions
11 8 (3.29%) Azure Service Bus
11 8 (3.29%) Serverless
12 6 (2.47%) GCP
13 4 (1.65%) Azure Logic Apps
13 4 (1.65%) Azure Storage
13 4 (1.65%) Power Automate
14 3 (1.23%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 66 (27.16%) Firewall
2 16 (6.58%) DNS
2 16 (6.58%) SAN
3 12 (4.94%) DMZ
3 12 (4.94%) TCP/IP
4 10 (4.12%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.88%) VoIP
5 7 (2.88%) VPN
6 6 (2.47%) DHCP
6 6 (2.47%) Network Security
7 5 (2.06%) Wireless
8 4 (1.65%) LAN
8 4 (1.65%) VLAN
8 4 (1.65%) WAN
9 3 (1.23%) SMTP
10 2 (0.82%) HTTP
10 2 (0.82%) Internet
11 1 (0.41%) IPv4
11 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.64%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.23%) Power BI
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.41%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 33 (13.58%) Git (software)
2 25 (10.29%) Jenkins
3 15 (6.17%) JIRA
4 14 (5.76%) Bitbucket
5 12 (4.94%) Gradle
5 12 (4.94%) Maven
6 3 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.82%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (15.64%) Finance
2 35 (14.40%) Social Skills
3 15 (6.17%) Billing
4 13 (5.35%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.23%) Automotive
6 3 (1.23%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.82%) Games
7 2 (0.82%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (0.41%) Banking
8 1 (0.41%) Legal
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (17.28%) Cloud Engineer
2 32 (13.17%) IT Engineer
3 31 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 27 (11.11%) Architect
5 25 (10.29%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (9.88%) IT Support
6 24 (9.88%) Support Engineer
7 21 (8.64%) Developer
8 19 (7.82%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 17 (7.00%) C# Developer
9 17 (7.00%) C# Software Developer
9 17 (7.00%) Software Developer
10 16 (6.58%) Consultant
10 16 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
11 15 (6.17%) Analyst
12 14 (5.76%) IT Analyst
12 14 (5.76%) IT Consultant
12 14 (5.76%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
13 13 (5.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (5.35%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.47%) .NET
1 23 (9.47%) CGI
2 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET
2 19 (7.82%) CSS
2 19 (7.82%) HTML
3 18 (7.41%) .NET Core
3 18 (7.41%) AngularJS
4 16 (6.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (6.58%) React
5 14 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (4.94%) OAuth
6 12 (4.94%) OAuth2
6 12 (4.94%) SAML
7 4 (1.65%) J2EE
8 3 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.82%) Angular 2
9 2 (0.82%) COM
9 2 (0.82%) CSS3
9 2 (0.82%) HTML5
9 2 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.93%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.12%) Public Cloud
3 6 (2.47%) iSeries
4 5 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.65%) Cloud Native
5 4 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.23%) PKI
7 2 (0.82%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.82%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.82%) Replication
7 2 (0.82%) User Experience
8 1 (0.41%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.41%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 169 (69.55%) Windows
2 97 (39.92%) Windows Server
3 78 (32.10%) Windows 10
4 34 (13.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (13.99%) Windows Server 2016
5 33 (13.58%) Linux
6 30 (12.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (2.88%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.47%) CentOS
8 6 (2.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.41%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (27.16%) DevOps
2 53 (21.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (16.87%) ITIL
4 37 (15.23%) Migration
5 36 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (13.17%) Identity Management
6 32 (13.17%) Infrastructure as Code
7 29 (11.93%) Configuration Management
7 29 (11.93%) Network Virtualisation
8 25 (10.29%) Mentoring
9 19 (7.82%) Analytics
10 18 (7.41%) Service Delivery
11 17 (7.00%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.00%) Microservices
12 16 (6.58%) MVC
12 16 (6.58%) Strategic Roadmap
13 15 (6.17%) Technical Leadership
14 14 (5.76%) Project Delivery
14 14 (5.76%) TOGAF
14 14 (5.76%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.98%) PowerShell
2 57 (23.46%) SQL
3 20 (8.23%) C#
4 17 (7.00%) JavaScript
5 16 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.65%) Java
7 2 (0.82%) Python
7 2 (0.82%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (16.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (13.17%) MCSE
3 29 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 29 (11.93%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (4.12%) CCNA
5 10 (4.12%) CISSP
5 10 (4.12%) Degree
6 5 (2.06%) CISM
6 5 (2.06%) MCSA
7 4 (1.65%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (1.65%) CISA
7 4 (1.65%) MCP
8 3 (1.23%) CEH
8 3 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.41%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.35%) SLA
2 8 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.82%) QA
5 1 (0.41%) GDPR
5 1 (0.41%) NCSC
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 213 (87.65%) Active Directory
2 56 (23.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 28 (11.52%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (7.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 17 (7.00%) Docker
7 5 (2.06%) vSphere
8 4 (1.65%) NFS
9 2 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 64 (26.34%) Microsoft Intune
2 54 (22.22%) Terraform
3 35 (14.40%) Ansible
4 32 (13.17%) SCCM
5 19 (7.82%) Single Sign-On
6 18 (7.41%) Kubernetes
7 14 (5.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 14 (5.76%) SCVMM
8 9 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
9 2 (0.82%) Consul
9 2 (0.82%) CSIRT
9 2 (0.82%) Grafana
9 2 (0.82%) Graphite
9 2 (0.82%) Opsview
9 2 (0.82%) Packer
9 2 (0.82%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.82%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 166 (68.31%) Microsoft
2 85 (34.98%) VMware
3 32 (13.17%) Citrix
4 21 (8.64%) Veeam
5 18 (7.41%) Cisco
6 10 (4.12%) IBM
7 8 (3.29%) Sophos
8 7 (2.88%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds
9 6 (2.47%) SonicWALL
10 4 (1.65%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.65%) Meraki
11 2 (0.82%) Google
11 2 (0.82%) NetApp
11 2 (0.82%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (0.82%) Zerto
12 1 (0.41%) Apple
12 1 (0.41%) CommVault
12 1 (0.41%) HP
12 1 (0.41%) Red Hat