Period
to 7 March 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 7 March 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
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 275 324
Rank change year-on-year +111 +49 +145
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 198 199 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.72% 0.89% 0.77%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.30% 2.90% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 264 203 192
Median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £28,000 £40,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +20.00%

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 4,601 6,867 6,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 39.94% 30.86% 24.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3,899 5,920 5,383
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 7 March 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 7 March 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 +121 80 £45,000 -30.77% 6
Thames Valley +60 48 £50,000 -16.67% 17
Hampshire +63 31 £50,000 -4.76% 8
East Sussex +53 31 £55,000 -15.38%
Berkshire +33 24 £47,500 -20.83% 13
Oxfordshire +49 12 £47,500 +26.67% 2
Buckinghamshire +47 12 £50,000 -16.67% 2
Kent +19 7 £37,500 -28.57% 6
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex -8 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 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.

1 196 (98.99%) Azure
2 181 (91.41%) Active Directory
3 137 (69.19%) Microsoft
4 132 (66.67%) Windows
5 119 (60.10%) Microsoft 365
6 91 (45.96%) Windows Server
7 75 (37.88%) DevOps
7 75 (37.88%) VMware
8 71 (35.86%) PowerShell
9 65 (32.83%) Microsoft Intune
10 64 (32.32%) SharePoint
11 56 (28.28%) Firewall
12 55 (27.78%) Windows 10
13 54 (27.27%) SQL
14 51 (25.76%) ITIL
15 49 (24.75%) PaaS
16 46 (23.23%) IaaS
17 43 (21.72%) SaaS
17 43 (21.72%) Hyper-V
18 42 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
19 41 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 40 (20.20%) SCCM
21 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2016
22 36 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
23 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
24 34 (17.17%) OneDrive
24 34 (17.17%) Citrix
24 34 (17.17%) Configuration Management
25 33 (16.67%) AWS
25 33 (16.67%) 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 64 (32.32%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.10%) MS Exchange
3 16 (8.08%) Confluence
4 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.02%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.52%) IIS
6 3 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 196 (98.99%) Azure
2 119 (60.10%) Microsoft 365
3 49 (24.75%) PaaS
4 46 (23.23%) IaaS
5 43 (21.72%) SaaS
6 34 (17.17%) OneDrive
7 33 (16.67%) AWS
8 24 (12.12%) Azure Functions
8 24 (12.12%) Serverless
9 20 (10.10%) Azure Data Factory
10 17 (8.59%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 9 (4.55%) GitHub
12 8 (4.04%) Logic Apps
13 6 (3.03%) Power Platform
14 4 (2.02%) PowerApps
14 4 (2.02%) SonarCloud
15 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.51%) Azure Machine Learning
16 1 (0.51%) HP Helion
16 1 (0.51%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 56 (28.28%) Firewall
2 27 (13.64%) DNS
3 24 (12.12%) SAN
4 17 (8.59%) VPN
5 16 (8.08%) DMZ
6 14 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (6.57%) TCP/IP
8 7 (3.54%) IP Telephony
8 7 (3.54%) VLAN
9 6 (3.03%) Network Security
10 5 (2.53%) DHCP
10 5 (2.53%) IPv4
11 4 (2.02%) LAN
11 4 (2.02%) NetScaler
11 4 (2.02%) Skype
11 4 (2.02%) Unified Communications
11 4 (2.02%) WAN
12 3 (1.52%) VoIP
12 3 (1.52%) WLAN
13 2 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 29 (14.65%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.54%) Cosmos DB
4 6 (3.03%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.52%) Power BI
6 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (11.62%) Jenkins
2 19 (9.60%) Git (software)
3 18 (9.09%) JIRA
4 17 (8.59%) Bitbucket
5 16 (8.08%) Gradle
5 16 (8.08%) Maven
6 9 (4.55%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.53%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 32 (16.16%) Finance
2 18 (9.09%) Billing
3 7 (3.54%) Automotive
4 4 (2.02%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.01%) Legal
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (18.69%) Cloud Engineer
2 35 (17.68%) Azure Engineer
3 26 (13.13%) IT Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Office 365 Engineer
5 21 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 20 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 19 (9.60%) Architect
7 19 (9.60%) IT Support
8 14 (7.07%) Analyst
8 14 (7.07%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
9 13 (6.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (5.56%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.05%) IT Analyst
12 8 (4.04%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.04%) Consultant
12 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps
12 8 (4.04%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 8 (4.04%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.11%) SAML
2 9 (4.55%) .NET
3 7 (3.54%) .NET Core
3 7 (3.54%) CSS
3 7 (3.54%) HTML
4 6 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 6 (3.03%) EDI
4 6 (3.03%) Express
5 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (2.02%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.02%) React
7 3 (1.52%) HTML5
7 3 (1.52%) RESTful
8 2 (1.01%) Angular 2
8 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.01%) CSS3
8 2 (1.01%) J2EE
9 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.10%) Public Cloud
3 11 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.04%) iSeries
5 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.03%) Life Science
6 4 (2.02%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.02%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.02%) Renewable Energy
7 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (1.01%) Cloud Native
8 2 (1.01%) PKI
9 1 (0.51%) Clustering
9 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.51%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (66.67%) Windows
2 91 (45.96%) Windows Server
3 55 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 16 (8.08%) Linux
8 7 (3.54%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.52%) Android
10 3 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) CentOS
11 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (37.88%) DevOps
2 51 (25.76%) ITIL
3 41 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 34 (17.17%) Configuration Management
5 30 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (13.64%) Identity Management
7 21 (10.61%) Identity Access Management
7 21 (10.61%) Network Virtualisation
8 20 (10.10%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.60%) Migration
10 16 (8.08%) Online Security
10 16 (8.08%) Scrum
11 15 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
12 14 (7.07%) Service Management
12 14 (7.07%) Time Management
13 13 (6.57%) Analytics
13 13 (6.57%) Feasibility Study
14 12 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (6.06%) Technical Leadership
15 11 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 71 (35.86%) PowerShell
2 54 (27.27%) SQL
3 9 (4.55%) C#
4 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.01%) Java
6 2 (1.01%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 24 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 23 (11.62%) BPSS Clearance
4 20 (10.10%) MCSE
5 7 (3.54%) Degree
6 5 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.53%) CISSP
6 5 (2.53%) MCP
7 4 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) CEH
8 3 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.52%) MCSA
9 2 (1.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (1.01%) CISA
9 2 (1.01%) CISM
9 2 (1.01%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.51%) MCITP
10 1 (0.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.63%) SLA
2 16 (8.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.03%) GDPR
3 6 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.52%) QA
5 1 (0.51%) NCSC
System Software
1 181 (91.41%) Active Directory
2 43 (21.72%) Hyper-V
3 42 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (9.09%) Docker
6 10 (5.05%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (2.53%) vSphere
7 5 (2.53%) XenApp
8 4 (2.02%) NFS
8 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 65 (32.83%) Microsoft Intune
2 40 (20.20%) SCCM
3 33 (16.67%) Terraform
4 24 (12.12%) SCVMM
5 18 (9.09%) Kubernetes
6 17 (8.59%) Ansible
7 11 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (3.54%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (2.02%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.51%) SCOM
10 1 (0.51%) SCSM
10 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 137 (69.19%) Microsoft
2 75 (37.88%) VMware
3 34 (17.17%) Citrix
4 26 (13.13%) Veeam
5 20 (10.10%) Cisco
6 12 (6.06%) ServiceNow
7 11 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.05%) Sophos
9 8 (4.04%) IBM
10 6 (3.03%) Forcepoint
10 6 (3.03%) New Relic
11 4 (2.02%) Meraki
11 4 (2.02%) SonicWALL
12 3 (1.52%) Avaya
12 3 (1.52%) Dell
12 3 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (1.52%) Juniper
12 3 (1.52%) Ruckus Wireless
13 2 (1.01%) ForgeRock
13 2 (1.01%) iManage