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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 779 855 944
Rank change year-on-year +76 +89  
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 79 99 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.095% 0.031%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.63% 0.85% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 66 76 27
Median salary £49,250 £49,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.50% -13.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £74,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% -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 12535 11697 9038
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 14.71% 11.25% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 10462 9816 7185
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 28 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 28 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 +82 71 £50,000 - 16
London +85 33 £43,875 -31.17% 6
West Midlands +39 8 £52,500 -
East Midlands +3 8 £58,750 +17.50% 1
South East +34 7 £44,500 +7.22% 4
Tyne and Wear +11 6 £37,250 +6.42%
North East +9 6 £37,250 +6.42%
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 6 £37,250 +6.42%
Birmingham +11 5 £50,000 -4.76%
South West +32 4 £51,500 -14.16% 2
Derbyshire +1 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Derby +1 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire +32 3 £50,000 +2.04% 1
City of London +30 3 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Scotland +27 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Wales +8 3 £42,500 +6.25%
Nottingham +5 3 £52,500 +5.00%
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Cardiff - 3 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire +39 2 £44,500 +14.10% 4
Dorset +36 2 £51,500 -14.16%
Coventry +24 2 £55,000 -
East of England +20 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 -
Reading - 2 £44,500 - 3
York - 2 £50,000 -
Poole - 2 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 191 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (98.43%) Active Directory
3 130 (68.06%) Microsoft
4 122 (63.87%) Windows
5 110 (57.59%) Office 365
6 76 (39.79%) VMware
7 71 (37.17%) Amazon AWS
8 70 (36.65%) Windows Server
9 69 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 60 (31.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 59 (30.89%) DevOps
12 55 (28.80%) SQL
13 51 (26.70%) Linux
14 50 (26.18%) MS Excel
15 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (25.65%) Skype
16 47 (24.61%) Hyper-V
17 42 (21.99%) Windows Server 2008
17 42 (21.99%) SharePoint
18 41 (21.47%) Skype for Business
19 40 (20.94%) PowerShell
20 39 (20.42%) MCSE
21 38 (19.90%) JIRA
21 38 (19.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (19.37%) Amazon RDS
22 37 (19.37%) Amazon EC2
22 37 (19.37%) Amazon S3
22 37 (19.37%) DNS
23 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
23 36 (18.85%) SQL Server

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 42 (21.99%) SharePoint
2 41 (21.47%) Skype for Business
3 31 (16.23%) Apache
4 26 (13.61%) Confluence
4 26 (13.61%) IIS
5 22 (11.52%) Tomcat
6 18 (9.42%) nginx
7 14 (7.33%) MS Exchange
8 10 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (4.71%) OpenStack
10 5 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (2.62%) JBoss
11 4 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (2.09%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.52%) CMS
13 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (26.18%) MS Excel
2 19 (9.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 191 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 110 (57.59%) Office 365
3 71 (37.17%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (19.37%) Amazon EC2
4 37 (19.37%) Amazon S3
5 34 (17.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 34 (17.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (15.18%) Amazon SQS
7 18 (9.42%) PaaS
8 16 (8.38%) IaaS
9 10 (5.24%) OneDrive
10 8 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (3.66%) Route 53
12 6 (3.14%) SaaS
13 5 (2.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 5 (2.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (2.62%) AWS Lambda
14 3 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (0.52%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 49 (25.65%) Skype
2 37 (19.37%) DNS
3 31 (16.23%) Firewall
4 23 (12.04%) SAN
5 22 (11.52%) DHCP
6 20 (10.47%) Kerberos
7 19 (9.95%) VPN
8 18 (9.42%) LAN
8 18 (9.42%) LDAP
9 13 (6.81%) TCP/IP
9 13 (6.81%) WAN
10 12 (6.28%) NAS
11 8 (4.19%) VLAN
11 8 (4.19%) Wireless
12 6 (3.14%) MPLS
12 6 (3.14%) VoIP
13 5 (2.62%) Unified Communications
14 4 (2.09%) BIG-IP
15 3 (1.57%) IPsec
15 3 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.37%) Amazon RDS
2 36 (18.85%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.24%) Power BI
4 9 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.19%) MySQL
6 7 (3.66%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.09%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.52%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.52%) Redis
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 38 (19.90%) JIRA
2 29 (15.18%) Jenkins
3 28 (14.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (14.14%) Git (software)
4 27 (14.14%) TeamCity
5 25 (13.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.52%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (9.95%) Finance
2 12 (6.28%) Advertising
3 9 (4.71%) Marketing
4 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (18.85%) Consultant
2 33 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 32 (16.75%) Azure Engineer
3 32 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (15.71%) Architect
5 24 (12.57%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (11.52%) AWS DevOps
7 19 (9.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (8.90%) Azure Consultant
8 17 (8.90%) Senior DevOps
8 17 (8.90%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 13 (6.81%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (5.76%) Analyst
10 11 (5.76%) Azure DevOps
10 11 (5.76%) Developer
10 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (5.76%) Microsoft Consultant
10 11 (5.76%) Office 365 Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) Office 365 Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.18%) .NET
2 10 (5.24%) HTML
2 10 (5.24%) Web Services
3 9 (4.71%) CSS
4 8 (4.19%) .NET Framework
4 8 (4.19%) Entity Framework
4 8 (4.19%) WAP
5 7 (3.66%) LAMP
6 5 (2.62%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (2.09%) Middleware
7 4 (2.09%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.52%) COM
8 1 (0.52%) jQuery
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
8 1 (0.52%) RESTful
8 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 29 (15.18%) PKI
3 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.19%) Clustering
4 8 (4.19%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (2.62%) Social Media
7 4 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.57%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.57%) Replication
8 3 (1.57%) User Experience
9 2 (1.05%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.05%) iPad
10 1 (0.52%) BYOD
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (63.87%) Windows
2 70 (36.65%) Windows Server
3 51 (26.70%) Linux
4 42 (21.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (19.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (13.09%) CentOS
6 25 (13.09%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.76%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.66%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.14%) Mac OS X
10 6 (3.14%) Solaris
10 6 (3.14%) Unix
11 3 (1.57%) Android
11 3 (1.57%) VMS
12 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.52%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (30.89%) DevOps
2 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (18.85%) Business Intelligence
4 33 (17.28%) ITIL
5 32 (16.75%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (14.66%) Performance Monitoring
6 28 (14.66%) Security Monitoring
7 22 (11.52%) Configuration Management
8 21 (10.99%) Presales
9 19 (9.95%) Migration
10 16 (8.38%) Scrum
11 12 (6.28%) ITIL V3
11 12 (6.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 11 (5.76%) Analytics
13 9 (4.71%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.19%) Data Analytics
14 8 (4.19%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (4.19%) TDD
14 8 (4.19%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 55 (28.80%) SQL
2 40 (20.94%) PowerShell
3 25 (13.09%) C#
4 24 (12.57%) Python
5 22 (11.52%) JavaScript
6 21 (10.99%) Java
7 20 (10.47%) Bash Shell
7 20 (10.47%) Ruby
8 19 (9.95%) Perl
9 18 (9.42%) C
10 8 (4.19%) PHP
10 8 (4.19%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.62%) VBScript
12 2 (1.05%) Groovy
13 1 (0.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 60 (31.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (20.42%) MCSE
3 27 (14.14%) AWS Certification
4 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
4 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
5 19 (9.95%) MCSA
6 15 (7.85%) Degree
7 10 (5.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.62%) MCP
9 4 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.05%) CCNP
11 2 (1.05%) MCAD
11 2 (1.05%) MCSD
12 1 (0.52%) CCNA
12 1 (0.52%) CISSP
12 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.14%) QA
2 3 (1.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 188 (98.43%) Active Directory
2 69 (36.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (24.61%) Hyper-V
4 36 (18.85%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (5.76%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (5.24%) BitLocker
6 10 (5.24%) Docker
6 10 (5.24%) vSphere
7 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.14%) XenApp
9 4 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (2.09%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.05%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 31 (16.23%) SCCM
2 29 (15.18%) Ansible
3 25 (13.09%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (11.52%) Puppet
5 21 (10.99%) SCOM
6 18 (9.42%) SELinux
7 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (3.66%) Kubernetes
8 7 (3.66%) Mesos
8 7 (3.66%) Rancher
8 7 (3.66%) rkt
8 7 (3.66%) Terraform
9 6 (3.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (2.62%) Backup Exec
11 4 (2.09%) BladeLogic
11 4 (2.09%) Control-M
11 4 (2.09%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (2.09%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (2.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.09%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 130 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 76 (39.79%) VMware
3 33 (17.28%) Citrix
4 25 (13.09%) Atlassian
4 25 (13.09%) New Relic
4 25 (13.09%) Trend Micro
5 19 (9.95%) Red Hat
6 17 (8.90%) Cisco
7 10 (5.24%) Oracle
8 8 (4.19%) NetApp
9 6 (3.14%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.62%) Avaya
10 5 (2.62%) Dell
10 5 (2.62%) HP
11 4 (2.09%) Axway
11 4 (2.09%) BEA
11 4 (2.09%) Blue Coat
11 4 (2.09%) Cognizant
11 4 (2.09%) Nokia
11 4 (2.09%) Symantec
Cheadle, Cheshire
Rutherford Grant Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Solos Consultants Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Pension, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £43k - 50k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £37960 - £38285 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Ciber UK
Posted: 22 days ago