Period
to 20 August 2017

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 6 months to 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 997 1242
Rank change year-on-year +190 +245 +95
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 381 271 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.022%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.27% 1.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 310 234 56
UK median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% +3.16% +35.71%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,125 £39,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,250 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +31.43%

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 29995 23671 19035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.07% 12.01% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24641 19992 15393
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Top 15 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 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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
England +180 327 £62,500 +30.21% 24
London +146 191 £65,000 +18.18% 15
UK excluding London +77 153 £50,000 +4.17% 12
Midlands +36 65 £55,000 +14.58% 3
West Midlands +49 47 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South East +68 24 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Midlands +28 21 £50,000 -
East of England +18 21 £50,000 - 3
Scotland +21 20 £60,000 +22.45% 3
North of England -14 17 £50,000 +13.64%
South West +7 12 £51,500 +32.90%
Yorkshire +28 8 £65,000 +47.73%
North West -27 7 £40,000 -11.11%
North East +23 2 £37,250 +6.43%
Wales +9 1 £46,500 +16.25%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 379 (99.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 365 (95.80%) Active Directory
3 314 (82.41%) Microsoft
4 237 (62.20%) Windows
5 215 (56.43%) Office 365
6 166 (43.57%) Windows Server
7 131 (34.38%) PowerShell
8 114 (29.92%) IaaS
9 111 (29.13%) VMware
10 91 (23.88%) SQL Server
11 86 (22.57%) PaaS
12 85 (22.31%) MS Exchange
13 84 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
14 81 (21.26%) SQL
15 79 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
16 78 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 75 (19.69%) DNS
18 74 (19.42%) Firewall
19 70 (18.37%) Finance
19 70 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
20 68 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 67 (17.59%) .NET
22 66 (17.32%) SCCM
23 63 (16.54%) DevOps
24 62 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
25 61 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
26 58 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
26 58 (15.22%) MCSE
26 58 (15.22%) Linux
27 56 (14.70%) SharePoint

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 85 (22.31%) MS Exchange
2 61 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (14.70%) SharePoint
5 49 (12.86%) Skype for Business
6 41 (10.76%) Confluence
7 28 (7.35%) IIS
8 24 (6.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.62%) Apache
9 10 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (2.10%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.84%) JBoss
12 6 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (1.57%) CMS
12 6 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.05%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.52%) nginx
14 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (9.71%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.57%) thinkFolio
3 4 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 379 (99.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 215 (56.43%) Office 365
3 114 (29.92%) IaaS
4 86 (22.57%) PaaS
5 84 (22.05%) Amazon AWS
6 33 (8.66%) SaaS
7 21 (5.51%) OneDrive
8 18 (4.72%) G Suite
9 16 (4.20%) Amazon S3
9 16 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
10 15 (3.94%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (3.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 13 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 12 (3.15%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (2.36%) Dynamics 365
14 8 (2.10%) Sumo Logic
15 7 (1.84%) Dropbox
16 3 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 2 (0.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 75 (19.69%) DNS
2 74 (19.42%) Firewall
3 55 (14.44%) Skype
4 53 (13.91%) VPN
5 48 (12.60%) DHCP
6 41 (10.76%) WAN
7 24 (6.30%) SAN
8 23 (6.04%) LAN
9 21 (5.51%) TCP/IP
10 19 (4.99%) DMZ
11 14 (3.67%) NAS
12 11 (2.89%) VoIP
12 11 (2.89%) Wireless
13 10 (2.62%) BGP
13 10 (2.62%) Kerberos
13 10 (2.62%) OSPF
13 10 (2.62%) VLAN
14 8 (2.10%) LDAP
14 8 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.84%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.30%) Azure SQL Database
3 18 (4.72%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.57%) DocumentDB
6 4 (1.05%) MySQL
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.05%) Oracle Exadata
7 3 (0.79%) Big Data
7 3 (0.79%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
8 2 (0.52%) Power BI
8 2 (0.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.76%) JIRA
3 33 (8.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 26 (6.82%) Octopus Deploy
5 17 (4.46%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.89%) Visual Studio
8 4 (1.05%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.52%) Psake
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 70 (18.37%) Finance
2 28 (7.35%) Banking
3 10 (2.62%) Legal
4 8 (2.10%) Marketing
5 6 (1.57%) Games
5 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.31%) Advertising
7 3 (0.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.79%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.52%) Billing
8 2 (0.52%) Front Office
8 2 (0.52%) Music Industry
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 70 (18.37%) Consultant
2 65 (17.06%) Architect
3 55 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 53 (13.91%) Analyst
5 37 (9.71%) Office 365 Engineer
6 35 (9.19%) Azure Engineer
7 34 (8.92%) Messaging Engineer
8 33 (8.66%) Azure Consultant
9 32 (8.40%) Cloud Engineer
10 30 (7.87%) DevOps Engineer
11 29 (7.61%) Exchange Engineer
12 24 (6.30%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (6.04%) Cloud Architect
14 22 (5.77%) Azure DevOps
14 22 (5.77%) Cloud Consultant
14 22 (5.77%) Developer
15 21 (5.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
16 18 (4.72%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 16 (4.20%) Banking Analyst
17 16 (4.20%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (17.59%) .NET
2 35 (9.19%) HTML
3 30 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 24 (6.30%) CSS
5 23 (6.04%) Web Services
6 17 (4.46%) .NET Framework
7 16 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.41%) HTML5
9 12 (3.15%) Entity Framework
9 12 (3.15%) REST
10 10 (2.62%) Middleware
10 10 (2.62%) Node.js
11 9 (2.36%) JSON
11 9 (2.36%) Redux
11 9 (2.36%) SOAP
11 9 (2.36%) WAP
12 8 (2.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (2.10%) RESTful
12 8 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (1.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.09%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.04%) PKI
3 22 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 21 (5.51%) Hybrid Cloud
5 19 (4.99%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.20%) BYOD
6 16 (4.20%) Private Cloud
6 16 (4.20%) Virtual Team
7 15 (3.94%) Public Cloud
8 14 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (2.89%) EMC VNX
9 11 (2.89%) iPad
9 11 (2.89%) Mobile App
10 10 (2.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
10 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
11 8 (2.10%) Clustering
12 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (1.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 237 (62.20%) Windows
2 166 (43.57%) Windows Server
3 79 (20.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 68 (17.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (15.22%) Linux
6 48 (12.60%) Windows 10
7 38 (9.97%) Windows 7
8 24 (6.30%) Mac OS X
9 11 (2.89%) Apple iOS
10 8 (2.10%) CentOS
11 6 (1.57%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.31%) SUSE
12 5 (1.31%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.05%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.05%) Solaris
13 4 (1.05%) Unix
14 3 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.52%) Android
15 2 (0.52%) Debian
15 2 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (16.54%) DevOps
3 51 (13.39%) ITIL
4 47 (12.34%) Migration
5 45 (11.81%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (9.71%) Identity Management
6 37 (9.71%) Presales
7 33 (8.66%) Continuous Delivery
7 33 (8.66%) TDD
8 29 (7.61%) High Availability
9 24 (6.30%) Mobile Device Management
10 22 (5.77%) Performance Management
10 22 (5.77%) Project Management
10 22 (5.77%) Task Automation
11 20 (5.25%) BDD
11 20 (5.25%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.25%) Network Virtualisation
12 19 (4.99%) Identity Access Management
13 18 (4.72%) Coaching
13 18 (4.72%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 131 (34.38%) PowerShell
2 81 (21.26%) SQL
3 42 (11.02%) C#
4 34 (8.92%) Java
5 29 (7.61%) JavaScript
6 14 (3.67%) VBScript
7 8 (2.10%) C++
7 8 (2.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.84%) Ruby
9 6 (1.57%) PHP
10 5 (1.31%) Python
10 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.79%) Perl
12 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.52%) C
12 2 (0.52%) F#
12 2 (0.52%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.52%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.52%) R
12 2 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 78 (20.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (15.22%) MCSE
3 36 (9.45%) MCSA
4 27 (7.09%) Degree
5 19 (4.99%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.46%) SC Cleared
6 17 (4.46%) Security Cleared
7 16 (4.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 13 (3.41%) CISSP
9 8 (2.10%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (2.10%) CISM
9 8 (2.10%) GIAC
9 8 (2.10%) ISSAP
10 7 (1.84%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.57%) MCITP
11 6 (1.57%) MCSD
12 5 (1.31%) CCIE
12 5 (1.31%) CCNP
13 4 (1.05%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.72%) QA
2 7 (1.84%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 365 (95.80%) Active Directory
2 62 (16.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (13.12%) Hyper-V
4 25 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (6.30%) vSphere
6 17 (4.46%) Docker
7 14 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.79%) XenApp
14 2 (0.52%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 66 (17.32%) SCCM
2 56 (14.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (9.97%) Puppet
3 38 (9.97%) SCOM
4 33 (8.66%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (4.72%) AirWatch
6 12 (3.15%) Ansible
7 8 (2.10%) Nagios
8 7 (1.84%) Terraform
9 6 (1.57%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (1.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.57%) XenMobile
10 5 (1.31%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (1.31%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.05%) BladeLogic
11 4 (1.05%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (1.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (1.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 314 (82.41%) Microsoft
2 111 (29.13%) VMware
3 49 (12.86%) Cisco
4 42 (11.02%) Citrix
5 28 (7.35%) Splunk
6 23 (6.04%) Google
7 22 (5.77%) HP
8 18 (4.72%) Oracle
9 16 (4.20%) Apple
10 15 (3.94%) IBM
11 13 (3.41%) IronPort
12 12 (3.15%) EMC
12 12 (3.15%) New Relic
13 11 (2.89%) Atlassian
13 11 (2.89%) Sophos
13 11 (2.89%) Symantec
14 10 (2.62%) AppSense
14 10 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (2.36%) NetApp
16 8 (2.10%) ServiceNow