Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 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
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 249 340 436
Rank change year-on-year +91 +96 +90
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 83 180 117
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.75% 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.25% 2.47% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 119 181 70
Median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.35% +27.78%
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% -1.71% -6.40%

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 3,696 7,298 6,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.58% 27.73% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,203 6,186 5,500
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 £28,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +4.55% +2.33% +7.50%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +66 25 £47,500 -20.83% 7
Hampshire +99 24 £41,500 -30.83% 1
Surrey +69 15 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Berkshire +60 14 £47,500 -29.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +62 13 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Kent +40 8 £60,000 +60.00%
Oxfordshire +34 4 £47,500 -13.64% 1
West Sussex +39 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East Sussex +47 2 £61,250 +33.15%
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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 83 (100.00%) Azure
2 75 (90.36%) Active Directory
3 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
4 55 (66.27%) Windows
5 51 (61.45%) Office 365
6 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
7 31 (37.35%) PowerShell
8 25 (30.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (28.92%) SCCM
9 24 (28.92%) VMware
10 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 20 (24.10%) Firewall
12 19 (22.89%) SQL
13 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
13 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Intune
13 18 (21.69%) DevOps
14 17 (20.48%) Hyper-V
15 16 (19.28%) Windows 10
16 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
16 15 (18.07%) Clustering
16 15 (18.07%) Migration
16 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
17 13 (15.66%) MCSE
18 12 (14.46%) AWS
18 12 (14.46%) PaaS
18 12 (14.46%) IaaS
18 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
19 11 (13.25%) OneDrive
19 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
19 11 (13.25%) Linux

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 11 (13.25%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 4 (4.82%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.61%) Confluence
4 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.61%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 83 (100.00%) Azure
2 51 (61.45%) Office 365
3 12 (14.46%) AWS
3 12 (14.46%) IaaS
3 12 (14.46%) PaaS
4 11 (13.25%) OneDrive
5 9 (10.84%) SaaS
6 7 (8.43%) Power Platform
7 4 (4.82%) GitHub
7 4 (4.82%) PowerApps
8 2 (2.41%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.20%) HP Helion
9 1 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (1.20%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.10%) Firewall
2 7 (8.43%) Skype
3 6 (7.23%) DHCP
3 6 (7.23%) DNS
4 5 (6.02%) SAN
4 5 (6.02%) VPN
5 3 (3.61%) SMTP
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.41%) SNMP
6 2 (2.41%) WAN
7 1 (1.20%) Broadband
7 1 (1.20%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.20%) ICMP
7 1 (1.20%) LAN
7 1 (1.20%) NAS
7 1 (1.20%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.20%) SSL
7 1 (1.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) Cosmos DB
2 6 (7.23%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.23%) RavenDB
3 3 (3.61%) Power BI
4 2 (2.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.02%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.82%) JIRA
4 3 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.20%) WinDbg
General
1 10 (12.05%) Public Sector
2 5 (6.02%) Local Government
3 4 (4.82%) Finance
4 2 (2.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Legal
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.69%) Consultant
1 18 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Microsoft Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Office 365 Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) VMware Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) Architect
6 5 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Developer
6 5 (6.02%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Solutions Consultant
7 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.23%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) JSON
2 2 (2.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
3 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.20%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.20%) LESS
3 1 (1.20%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Clustering
2 9 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.23%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.82%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) Private Cloud
4 4 (4.82%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) Replication
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.41%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.20%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.20%) Handset
7 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 55 (66.27%) Windows
2 38 (45.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (19.28%) Windows 10
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (13.25%) Linux
6 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 18 (21.69%) DevOps
3 15 (18.07%) Migration
4 12 (14.46%) Project Delivery
5 11 (13.25%) Identity Management
6 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (10.84%) Presales
7 8 (9.64%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (8.43%) ITIL
9 6 (7.23%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (7.23%) Information Security
9 6 (7.23%) Risk Management
9 6 (7.23%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.23%) Technology Roadmap
10 5 (6.02%) Analytics
10 5 (6.02%) Application Packaging
10 5 (6.02%) Customer Requirements
10 5 (6.02%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.35%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.89%) SQL
3 7 (8.43%) C#
4 6 (7.23%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.20%) C
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) Python
5 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (15.66%) MCSE
3 6 (7.23%) MCP
4 5 (6.02%) MCITP
5 3 (3.61%) MCPD
5 3 (3.61%) MCSA
6 2 (2.41%) CCNA
6 2 (2.41%) CCNP
6 2 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.20%) CISM
7 1 (1.20%) CISSP
7 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.61%) SLA
2 2 (2.41%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.20%) NCSC
3 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (90.36%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.48%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.23%) Docker
5 4 (4.82%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.20%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (28.92%) SCCM
2 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (12.05%) Single Sign-On
4 9 (10.84%) Kubernetes
5 5 (6.02%) Terraform
6 4 (4.82%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.61%) Ansible
7 3 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (3.61%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.20%) SCOM
8 1 (1.20%) SCSM
8 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) VMware
3 7 (8.43%) Citrix
4 4 (4.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.20%) Dell
6 1 (1.20%) ESET
6 1 (1.20%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Infoblox
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle
6 1 (1.20%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.20%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.20%) Veeam