Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 197 216 338
Rank change year-on-year +19 +122 +97
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 295 73 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.70% 0.86% 0.70%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.26% 2.41% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 176 69 165
10th Percentile £28,000 £37,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £40,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £75,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
% change year-on-year - -0.90% -7.50%

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 6,928 3,034 7,458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.86% 35.78% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4,949 2,677 6,325
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -8 116 £57,500 +15.00% 25
Hampshire -44 77 £54,250 +30.72% 9
Buckinghamshire -11 56 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Berkshire -34 54 £68,750 +41.03% 9
Surrey -30 47 £45,000 +7.14% 15
West Sussex 0 18 £45,000 +33.33% 2
East Sussex -21 17 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Kent -35 12 £42,500 -29.17% 3
Oxfordshire -31 6 £31,000 -34.74% 5
Sussex - 6 £60,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £44,000 -
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 293 (99.32%) Azure
2 255 (86.44%) Active Directory
3 227 (76.95%) Microsoft
4 184 (62.37%) Microsoft 365
5 176 (59.66%) Windows
6 97 (32.88%) Microsoft Intune
7 96 (32.54%) Windows Server
8 82 (27.80%) DevOps
9 80 (27.12%) Windows 10
10 71 (24.07%) SharePoint
10 71 (24.07%) Finance
11 66 (22.37%) IaaS
12 65 (22.03%) Data Centre
13 64 (21.69%) Terraform
13 64 (21.69%) PaaS
14 60 (20.34%) SQL
15 58 (19.66%) VMware
16 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
17 53 (17.97%) Infrastructure as Code
18 50 (16.95%) Linux
19 49 (16.61%) AWS
19 49 (16.61%) Presales
20 47 (15.93%) Firewall
21 45 (15.25%) Security Cleared
21 45 (15.25%) PowerShell
22 44 (14.92%) SC Cleared
23 43 (14.58%) ITIL
24 42 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (14.24%) Public Cloud
24 42 (14.24%) Requirements Gathering

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 71 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.07%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (2.03%) Confluence
5 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 293 (99.32%) Azure
2 184 (62.37%) Microsoft 365
3 66 (22.37%) IaaS
4 64 (21.69%) PaaS
5 49 (16.61%) AWS
6 30 (10.17%) Azure Key Vault
7 26 (8.81%) SaaS
8 18 (6.10%) OneDrive
9 12 (4.07%) Power Platform
10 10 (3.39%) PowerApps
11 9 (3.05%) Azure Functions
11 9 (3.05%) Serverless
12 8 (2.71%) Power Automate
13 6 (2.03%) Azure Service Bus
14 5 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 4 (1.36%) Azure Sentinel
15 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (1.36%) GCP
16 3 (1.02%) Azure Storage
17 2 (0.68%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (15.93%) Firewall
2 31 (10.51%) VPN
3 20 (6.78%) Unified Communications
4 16 (5.42%) DNS
5 14 (4.75%) SAN
6 13 (4.41%) DHCP
6 13 (4.41%) Network Security
7 11 (3.73%) LAN
7 11 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 10 (3.39%) VLAN
9 9 (3.05%) Internet
10 6 (2.03%) WAN
11 5 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.02%) HTTP
12 3 (1.02%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.02%) SMTP
12 3 (1.02%) VoIP
13 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.68%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.46%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 27 (9.15%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (2.03%) JIRA
5 2 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.34%) Gradle
6 1 (0.34%) Maven
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 71 (24.07%) Finance
2 40 (13.56%) Social Skills
3 29 (9.83%) Organisational Skills
4 7 (2.37%) Retail
5 5 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.69%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.02%) Legal
6 3 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) Billing
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.68%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.34%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (18.98%) Consultant
2 48 (16.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 47 (15.93%) Technical Consultant
4 40 (13.56%) Cloud Consultant
5 32 (10.85%) Developer
6 24 (8.14%) Azure Engineer
6 24 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.80%) .NET Developer
8 21 (7.12%) Support Engineer
9 20 (6.78%) Architect
9 20 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (6.44%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.44%) C# Software Developer
11 16 (5.42%) Software Developer
12 15 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
12 15 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (5.08%) IT Engineer
12 15 (5.08%) SQL Developer
13 12 (4.07%) IT Support
13 12 (4.07%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.20%) ARM Templates
2 34 (11.53%) .NET
3 27 (9.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (8.14%) ASP.NET
5 22 (7.46%) .NET Core
6 20 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (6.78%) OAuth
6 20 (6.78%) OAuth2
7 19 (6.44%) CSS
7 19 (6.44%) HTML
8 15 (5.08%) AngularJS
8 15 (5.08%) React
9 8 (2.71%) SAML
10 6 (2.03%) WinForms
11 3 (1.02%) Web Services
11 3 (1.02%) WSH
12 2 (0.68%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.68%) COM
12 2 (0.68%) J2EE
12 2 (0.68%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 42 (14.24%) Public Cloud
3 26 (8.81%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.76%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.69%) Replication
5 5 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.36%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.36%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.36%) PKI
7 3 (1.02%) Clustering
7 3 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.02%) Legacy Systems
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 176 (59.66%) Windows
2 96 (32.54%) Windows Server
3 80 (27.12%) Windows 10
4 50 (16.95%) Linux
5 14 (4.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (4.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (3.73%) Android
7 11 (3.73%) Apple iOS
8 10 (3.39%) Windows Server 2016
9 7 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.36%) CentOS
10 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (27.80%) DevOps
2 56 (18.98%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (17.97%) Infrastructure as Code
4 49 (16.61%) Presales
5 43 (14.58%) ITIL
6 42 (14.24%) Requirements Gathering
7 41 (13.90%) Cybersecurity
8 38 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 28 (9.49%) Analytics
9 28 (9.49%) Migration
10 26 (8.81%) Microservices
11 25 (8.47%) Network Virtualisation
12 24 (8.14%) Test Automation
13 22 (7.46%) Service Delivery
14 20 (6.78%) MVC
14 20 (6.78%) Software Licensing
15 19 (6.44%) Identity Management
15 19 (6.44%) Requirements Analysis
15 19 (6.44%) Virtual Environments
16 17 (5.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 60 (20.34%) SQL
2 45 (15.25%) PowerShell
3 31 (10.51%) C#
4 16 (5.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (4.75%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.02%) Python
7 3 (1.02%) VBScript
8 2 (0.68%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 45 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 44 (14.92%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (8.14%) MCSE
5 16 (5.42%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (4.75%) CCNA
7 10 (3.39%) CISSP
7 10 (3.39%) Degree
8 7 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.36%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.36%) MCSA
10 3 (1.02%) MCP
11 2 (0.68%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.68%) CEH
11 2 (0.68%) CISA
11 2 (0.68%) CISM
12 1 (0.34%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.34%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.39%) SLA
2 8 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) NCSC
System Software
1 255 (86.44%) Active Directory
2 42 (14.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (12.88%) Hyper-V
4 30 (10.17%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (4.75%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (3.73%) Docker
7 8 (2.71%) vSphere
8 3 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 97 (32.88%) Microsoft Intune
2 64 (21.69%) Terraform
3 38 (12.88%) Single Sign-On
4 37 (12.54%) Ansible
5 34 (11.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 34 (11.53%) SCCM
6 18 (6.10%) Kubernetes
7 12 (4.07%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (2.03%) CSIRT
9 3 (1.02%) Backup Exec
9 3 (1.02%) MobiControl
9 3 (1.02%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.68%) Consul
10 2 (0.68%) Grafana
10 2 (0.68%) Graphite
10 2 (0.68%) Opsview
10 2 (0.68%) Packer
10 2 (0.68%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.68%) SCVMM
11 1 (0.34%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 227 (76.95%) Microsoft
2 58 (19.66%) VMware
3 34 (11.53%) Apple
4 20 (6.78%) Adobe
5 16 (5.42%) Citrix
6 14 (4.75%) Veeam
7 12 (4.07%) Cisco
7 12 (4.07%) Oracle
8 11 (3.73%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.71%) Meraki
10 4 (1.36%) ForgeRock
10 4 (1.36%) IBM
11 3 (1.02%) Avaya
11 3 (1.02%) EMC
11 3 (1.02%) SonicWALL
11 3 (1.02%) Sophos
11 3 (1.02%) SOTI
12 2 (0.68%) CyberArk
12 2 (0.68%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (0.68%) Zerto