Period
to 7 April 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 7 April 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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 267 329 478
Rank change year-on-year +62 +149 +55
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 181 206 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.86% 0.77% 0.27%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.77% 3.10% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 182 188 76
Median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,625 £35,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,125 £72,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +18.81% +6.32%

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 6,533 6,653 6,765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.14% 24.87% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,575 5,606 5,569
Median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 7 April 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 7 April 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 0 70 £60,000 -7.69% 8
Berkshire -1 48 £65,000 - 4
Hampshire +29 39 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Surrey +43 22 £67,500 +12.50% 5
West Sussex +45 21 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 17 £55,000 -21.43% 1
Kent +9 14 £52,500 +40.00% 3
East Sussex +15 10 £75,000 +194.12%
Oxfordshire +17 5 £36,500 -33.64% 3
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Azure
2 178 (98.34%) Active Directory
3 138 (76.24%) Microsoft
4 117 (64.64%) Windows
5 116 (64.09%) Office 365
6 77 (42.54%) Windows Server
7 65 (35.91%) Data Centre
8 63 (34.81%) SQL
9 60 (33.15%) AWS
10 59 (32.60%) VMware
11 57 (31.49%) IaaS
12 55 (30.39%) Migration
13 54 (29.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 48 (26.52%) Linux
14 48 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
14 48 (26.52%) PaaS
15 44 (24.31%) SaaS
15 44 (24.31%) PowerShell
16 42 (23.20%) SCCM
16 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
17 41 (22.65%) DevOps
18 39 (21.55%) Microsoft Intune
19 35 (19.34%) Windows 10
20 34 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (18.78%) SharePoint
20 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
21 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2016
22 29 (16.02%) Private Cloud
23 26 (14.36%) Finance
23 26 (14.36%) Firewall

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 34 (18.78%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.08%) IIS
3 9 (4.97%) Skype for Business
4 5 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.21%) Confluence
6 3 (1.66%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 181 (100.00%) Azure
2 116 (64.09%) Office 365
3 60 (33.15%) AWS
4 57 (31.49%) IaaS
5 48 (26.52%) PaaS
6 44 (24.31%) SaaS
7 20 (11.05%) OneDrive
8 9 (4.97%) Power Platform
9 7 (3.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 6 (3.31%) Azure Data Factory
11 4 (2.21%) PowerApps
12 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Flow
13 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (1.10%) iPaaS
13 2 (1.10%) Serverless
14 1 (0.55%) Azure Functions
14 1 (0.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.36%) Firewall
2 15 (8.29%) DNS
3 13 (7.18%) Skype
4 11 (6.08%) DHCP
5 10 (5.52%) VPN
6 7 (3.87%) SAN
6 7 (3.87%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.76%) DMZ
8 4 (2.21%) SMTP
8 4 (2.21%) SNMP
9 3 (1.66%) Broadband
9 3 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.66%) NAS
9 3 (1.66%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.66%) SSL
9 3 (1.66%) VoIP
9 3 (1.66%) VSAN
10 2 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.10%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.10%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (2.76%) Power BI
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.66%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (1.10%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.10%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (12.15%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 16 (8.84%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (8.84%) TeamCity
4 9 (4.97%) Visual Studio
5 8 (4.42%) JIRA
6 6 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (1.66%) WinDbg
9 2 (1.10%) Chocolatey
9 2 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (14.36%) Finance
2 10 (5.52%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.21%) Advertising
4 3 (1.66%) Banking
4 3 (1.66%) Billing
4 3 (1.66%) Legal
5 2 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (22.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (21.55%) Consultant
3 33 (18.23%) Architect
4 21 (11.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.39%) Solutions Architect
6 15 (8.29%) Analyst
6 15 (8.29%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (7.18%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (7.18%) Technical Consultant
8 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (6.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 8 (4.42%) IT Engineer
10 8 (4.42%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Cloud Architect
11 7 (3.87%) Microsoft Consultant
11 7 (3.87%) Office 365 Engineer
11 7 (3.87%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.39%) JSON
2 10 (5.52%) .NET
3 7 (3.87%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.66%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.66%) Entity Framework
5 3 (1.66%) LESS
5 3 (1.66%) Sass
6 2 (1.10%) ADO
6 2 (1.10%) Web Services
6 2 (1.10%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.55%) .NET Core
7 1 (0.55%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.55%) CSS
7 1 (0.55%) HTML
7 1 (0.55%) LDAP
7 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 65 (35.91%) Data Centre
2 29 (16.02%) Private Cloud
3 15 (8.29%) Clustering
4 14 (7.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 11 (6.08%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.31%) Device Driver
6 6 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.21%) PKI
8 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.66%) Handset
9 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.10%) Replication
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.10%) Wiki
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 117 (64.64%) Windows
2 77 (42.54%) Windows Server
3 48 (26.52%) Linux
4 35 (19.34%) Windows 10
5 34 (18.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2016
7 15 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (2.21%) Unix
10 3 (1.66%) CentOS
10 3 (1.66%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.55%) AIX
12 1 (0.55%) Android
12 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (30.39%) Migration
2 54 (29.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (22.65%) DevOps
4 24 (13.26%) Presales
4 24 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (12.15%) Mentoring
6 20 (11.05%) Identity Management
7 19 (10.50%) Project Delivery
8 17 (9.39%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.84%) Service Delivery
10 14 (7.73%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (7.73%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (7.73%) IT Strategy
10 14 (7.73%) ITIL
10 14 (7.73%) People Management
11 13 (7.18%) Server Virtualisation
11 13 (7.18%) TOGAF
12 12 (6.63%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (6.63%) Problem Management
13 10 (5.52%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 63 (34.81%) SQL
2 44 (24.31%) PowerShell
3 19 (10.50%) JavaScript
4 16 (8.84%) Python
5 15 (8.29%) PHP
6 8 (4.42%) C#
7 4 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.66%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.66%) VBScript
9 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.10%) C
10 1 (0.55%) U-SQL
10 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (11.05%) MCSE
3 11 (6.08%) AWS Certification
4 10 (5.52%) MCITP
5 7 (3.87%) CCNA
5 7 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (3.31%) MCP
7 5 (2.76%) MCSA
8 4 (2.21%) CISM
8 4 (2.21%) CISSP
9 3 (1.66%) CCNP
9 3 (1.66%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.55%) CEH
11 1 (0.55%) CISMP
11 1 (0.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.66%) GDPR
3 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 178 (98.34%) Active Directory
2 48 (26.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.63%) DFS Replication
5 7 (3.87%) Docker
5 7 (3.87%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.87%) XenApp
6 5 (2.76%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.21%) vSphere
8 3 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.66%) VMware NSX
9 2 (1.10%) LXC
9 2 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 42 (23.20%) SCCM
2 39 (21.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (5.52%) Terraform
4 9 (4.97%) Ansible
4 9 (4.97%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (4.42%) Kubernetes
6 5 (2.76%) FortiGate
6 5 (2.76%) SCOM
7 4 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.21%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.66%) SCSM
8 3 (1.66%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.66%) vRealize
9 2 (1.10%) Puppet
10 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.55%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.55%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 138 (76.24%) Microsoft
2 59 (32.60%) VMware
3 10 (5.52%) Cisco
3 10 (5.52%) Citrix
4 6 (3.31%) ServiceNow
5 5 (2.76%) HP
6 4 (2.21%) AppDynamics
6 4 (2.21%) CyberArk
6 4 (2.21%) Dell
6 4 (2.21%) NetApp
6 4 (2.21%) SunGard
7 3 (1.66%) EMC
8 2 (1.10%) Acronis
8 2 (1.10%) Juniper
8 2 (1.10%) Meraki
8 2 (1.10%) Oracle
8 2 (1.10%) Remedy
8 2 (1.10%) SolarWinds
8 2 (1.10%) Veeam
9 1 (0.55%) MobileIron