The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 768 847 938
Rank change year-on-year +79 +91  
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 84 103 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.098% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.66% 0.87% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 70 80 24
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £49,250 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% -4.00%  

Azure Active Directory is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 12644 11797 9022
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.79% 11.28% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10545 9904 7181
Median salary £50,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.99% +1.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +55 76 £47,500 -5.00% 15
London +70 35 £42,750 -34.23% 4
East Midlands +5 9 £52,500 +5.00%
South East +44 8 £44,000 +6.02% 5
West Midlands +29 8 £52,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +14 6 £37,250 +6.42% 1
Tyne and Wear +11 6 £37,250 +6.42% 1
North East +9 6 £37,250 +6.42% 1
South West +37 5 £51,500 -14.16% 2
Birmingham +17 5 £50,000 -4.76%
Nottingham +8 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Nottinghamshire +7 4 £52,500 +5.00%
Derbyshire 0 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Derby -2 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Berkshire +42 3 £44,000 +12.82% 4
Yorkshire +31 3 £50,000 +2.04% 1
City of London +28 3 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Scotland +17 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales +3 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Reading - 3 £44,000 - 3
Cardiff - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
East of England +34 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Dorset +28 2 £51,500 -14.16%
Coventry +17 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
York - 2 £50,000 -
Poole - 2 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 196 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (98.47%) Active Directory
3 134 (68.37%) Microsoft
4 126 (64.29%) Windows
5 114 (58.16%) Office 365
6 79 (40.31%) VMware
7 73 (37.24%) Windows Server
8 72 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 71 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
10 62 (31.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 59 (30.10%) DevOps
12 56 (28.57%) SQL
13 53 (27.04%) MS Excel
14 51 (26.02%) Linux
15 50 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
15 50 (25.51%) Skype
16 48 (24.49%) Hyper-V
17 43 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
17 43 (21.94%) SharePoint
18 42 (21.43%) Skype for Business
19 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 40 (20.41%) PowerShell
19 40 (20.41%) MCSE
20 39 (19.90%) DNS
20 39 (19.90%) JIRA
21 37 (18.88%) Amazon EC2
21 37 (18.88%) Amazon S3
21 37 (18.88%) Amazon RDS
22 36 (18.37%) Virtual Machines
22 36 (18.37%) Business Intelligence

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 43 (21.94%) SharePoint
2 42 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 31 (15.82%) Apache
4 27 (13.78%) Confluence
5 26 (13.27%) IIS
6 22 (11.22%) Tomcat
7 18 (9.18%) nginx
8 14 (7.14%) MS Exchange
9 10 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (4.59%) OpenStack
11 5 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (2.55%) JBoss
12 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.02%) CMS
13 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.51%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 53 (27.04%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.69%) MS Office
3 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 196 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (58.16%) Office 365
3 71 (36.22%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (18.88%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (18.88%) Amazon S3
5 34 (17.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 34 (17.35%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (14.80%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (9.18%) PaaS
8 17 (8.67%) IaaS
9 11 (5.61%) OneDrive
10 8 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (3.57%) Route 53
11 7 (3.57%) SaaS
12 5 (2.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 5 (2.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 5 (2.55%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (1.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (1.02%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 50 (25.51%) Skype
2 39 (19.90%) DNS
3 32 (16.33%) Firewall
4 24 (12.24%) DHCP
4 24 (12.24%) SAN
5 20 (10.20%) Kerberos
6 19 (9.69%) LAN
6 19 (9.69%) VPN
7 18 (9.18%) LDAP
8 15 (7.65%) TCP/IP
9 14 (7.14%) WAN
10 12 (6.12%) NAS
11 9 (4.59%) Wireless
12 8 (4.08%) VLAN
13 6 (3.06%) MPLS
13 6 (3.06%) VoIP
14 5 (2.55%) Unified Communications
15 4 (2.04%) BIG-IP
15 4 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
16 3 (1.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.88%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (18.37%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.10%) Power BI
4 9 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.08%) MySQL
6 7 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.51%) Redis
9 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 39 (19.90%) JIRA
2 29 (14.80%) Jenkins
3 28 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (13.78%) Git (software)
4 27 (13.78%) TeamCity
5 25 (12.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.55%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (10.20%) Finance
2 12 (6.12%) Advertising
3 9 (4.59%) Marketing
4 8 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.02%) Back Office
5 2 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (18.37%) Consultant
2 34 (17.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (16.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 32 (16.33%) Azure Engineer
5 30 (15.31%) Architect
6 24 (12.24%) AWS Engineer
7 22 (11.22%) AWS DevOps
8 19 (9.69%) Cloud Engineer
9 17 (8.67%) Azure Consultant
9 17 (8.67%) Senior DevOps
9 17 (8.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 14 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (6.63%) Analyst
12 12 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (5.61%) Azure DevOps
13 11 (5.61%) Developer
13 11 (5.61%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (5.61%) Microsoft Consultant
13 11 (5.61%) Office 365 Engineer
14 10 (5.10%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.80%) .NET
2 10 (5.10%) HTML
2 10 (5.10%) Web Services
3 9 (4.59%) CSS
4 8 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.08%) Entity Framework
4 8 (4.08%) WAP
5 7 (3.57%) LAMP
6 5 (2.55%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.04%) Middleware
7 4 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) jQuery
8 1 (0.51%) JSON
8 1 (0.51%) RESTful
8 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.82%) Data Centre
2 29 (14.80%) PKI
3 15 (7.65%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.08%) Clustering
4 8 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.55%) Linux Command Line
5 5 (2.55%) Social Media
6 4 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.04%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.53%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.53%) iPad
7 3 (1.53%) Replication
7 3 (1.53%) User Experience
8 2 (1.02%) BYOD
8 2 (1.02%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.02%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (64.29%) Windows
2 73 (37.24%) Windows Server
3 51 (26.02%) Linux
4 43 (21.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (13.78%) Windows 10
7 25 (12.76%) CentOS
8 12 (6.12%) Windows 7
9 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (3.57%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.57%) Ubuntu
11 6 (3.06%) Solaris
11 6 (3.06%) Unix
12 3 (1.53%) Android
12 3 (1.53%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.53%) VMS
13 2 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.10%) DevOps
2 50 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.37%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (17.86%) ITIL
5 32 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
7 23 (11.73%) Configuration Management
8 22 (11.22%) Presales
9 19 (9.69%) Migration
10 16 (8.16%) Scrum
11 12 (6.12%) ITIL V3
11 12 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 11 (5.61%) Analytics
13 10 (5.10%) Service Delivery
14 9 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (4.59%) Problem Management
15 8 (4.08%) Data Analytics
15 8 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.57%) SQL
2 40 (20.41%) PowerShell
3 25 (12.76%) C#
4 24 (12.24%) Python
5 22 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.71%) Java
7 20 (10.20%) Bash Shell
7 20 (10.20%) Ruby
8 19 (9.69%) Perl
9 18 (9.18%) C
10 8 (4.08%) PHP
10 8 (4.08%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.55%) VBScript
12 2 (1.02%) Groovy
13 1 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (31.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (20.41%) MCSE
3 27 (13.78%) AWS Certification
4 21 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 20 (10.20%) MCSA
6 15 (7.65%) Degree
7 10 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.55%) MCP
9 4 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.02%) CCNP
11 2 (1.02%) MCAD
11 2 (1.02%) MCSD
12 1 (0.51%) CCNA
12 1 (0.51%) CISSP
12 1 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.51%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.78%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 193 (98.47%) Active Directory
2 72 (36.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (24.49%) Hyper-V
4 36 (18.37%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.61%) Virtual Servers
5 11 (5.61%) vSphere
6 10 (5.10%) BitLocker
6 10 (5.10%) Docker
7 7 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.06%) XenApp
9 4 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.02%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 34 (17.35%) SCCM
2 29 (14.80%) Ansible
3 25 (12.76%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (11.22%) Puppet
5 21 (10.71%) SCOM
6 18 (9.18%) SELinux
7 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (3.57%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.57%) Mesos
8 7 (3.57%) Rancher
8 7 (3.57%) rkt
8 7 (3.57%) Terraform
9 6 (3.06%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
11 4 (2.04%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.04%) Control-M
11 4 (2.04%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.04%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 134 (68.37%) Microsoft
2 79 (40.31%) VMware
3 34 (17.35%) Citrix
4 25 (12.76%) Atlassian
4 25 (12.76%) New Relic
4 25 (12.76%) Trend Micro
5 20 (10.20%) Cisco
6 19 (9.69%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.10%) Oracle
8 9 (4.59%) NetApp
9 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.06%) HP
10 5 (2.55%) Avaya
10 5 (2.55%) Dell
10 5 (2.55%) Veeam
11 4 (2.04%) BEA
11 4 (2.04%) Cognizant
11 4 (2.04%) Nokia
11 4 (2.04%) Symantec
11 4 (2.04%) Zerto
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Solos Consultants Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Pension, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Ciber UK
Posted: 24 days ago