Period
to 20 November 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 934 1239
Rank change year-on-year +199 +305 +82
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 486 288 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.15% 0.033%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 1.18% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 396 235 79
UK median annual salary £60,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.45% +3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £39,875
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% -8.50%

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 with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 33827 24393 20417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.82% 13.04% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 27848 20541 16937
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,250 £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 November 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 November 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 +196 410 £62,000 +26.53% 41
London +126 246 £62,500 +14.68% 21
UK excluding London +83 183 £50,000 +5.26% 23
South East +70 53 £37,500 -16.67% 7
North of England +29 44 £52,500 +19.32% 7
Midlands +16 41 £69,713 +42.27% 3
West Midlands +10 25 £69,856 +42.56%
Scotland -13 24 £60,000 +22.45% 2
Yorkshire +23 23 £67,500 +53.41% 3
East of England +13 18 £48,750 +11.43%
East Midlands +28 16 £65,000 +31.31% 3
North West -9 14 £70,000 +55.56% 4
North East +5 9 £35,000 -36.36%
South West -1 6 £55,000 +41.94% 3
Wales +9 5 £30,000 -22.58% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 485 (99.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 462 (95.06%) Active Directory
3 401 (82.51%) Microsoft
4 279 (57.41%) Office 365
5 273 (56.17%) Windows
6 194 (39.92%) Windows Server
7 173 (35.60%) PowerShell
8 158 (32.51%) IaaS
9 139 (28.60%) SQL Server
10 121 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
11 113 (23.25%) VMware
11 113 (23.25%) PaaS
12 112 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
13 110 (22.63%) VPN
14 102 (20.99%) MS Exchange
15 101 (20.78%) DNS
16 98 (20.16%) .NET
17 93 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
17 93 (19.14%) Firewall
18 87 (17.90%) Finance
19 83 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
19 83 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
20 81 (16.67%) SharePoint
21 80 (16.46%) DevOps
22 78 (16.05%) SQL
23 77 (15.84%) MCSE
23 77 (15.84%) Migration
24 74 (15.23%) DHCP
25 73 (15.02%) Skype
26 71 (14.61%) Presales

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
1 102 (20.99%) MS Exchange
2 81 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 65 (13.37%) Skype for Business
4 51 (10.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 49 (10.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (9.26%) IIS
7 39 (8.02%) Confluence
8 31 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 8 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 7 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.03%) Jetty
14 5 (1.03%) nginx
15 4 (0.82%) Apache Spark
16 3 (0.62%) CMS
17 2 (0.41%) Apache
17 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
18 1 (0.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 56 (11.52%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.62%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.21%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 485 (99.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 279 (57.41%) Office 365
3 158 (32.51%) IaaS
4 113 (23.25%) PaaS
5 112 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
6 54 (11.11%) SaaS
7 23 (4.73%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (4.32%) OneDrive
9 18 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
9 18 (3.70%) G Suite
10 15 (3.09%) Amazon S3
10 15 (3.09%) Sumo Logic
10 15 (3.09%) Yammer
11 14 (2.88%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (1.85%) CloudFront
13 8 (1.65%) AWS CloudTrail
13 8 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 5 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 110 (22.63%) VPN
2 101 (20.78%) DNS
3 93 (19.14%) Firewall
4 74 (15.23%) DHCP
5 73 (15.02%) Skype
6 69 (14.20%) WAN
7 33 (6.79%) DMZ
8 29 (5.97%) VLAN
9 26 (5.35%) TCP/IP
10 25 (5.14%) SAN
11 23 (4.73%) LAN
12 21 (4.32%) Network Security
13 16 (3.29%) NAS
14 12 (2.47%) LDAP
14 12 (2.47%) WLAN
15 10 (2.06%) HTTP
15 10 (2.06%) SMTP
16 9 (1.85%) BGP
16 9 (1.85%) OSPF
16 9 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (28.60%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (3.50%) Power BI
4 11 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.44%) Big Data
6 6 (1.23%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.03%) DocumentDB
8 4 (0.82%) MySQL
8 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.62%) Redis
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.21%) HDInsight
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 47 (9.67%) JIRA
2 46 (9.47%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.47%) Octopus Deploy
3 39 (8.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (5.14%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.73%) TeamCity
6 13 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.03%) Gradle
7 5 (1.03%) Subversion
7 5 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.03%) Travis CI
8 3 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.41%) Chocolatey
9 2 (0.41%) NUnit
9 2 (0.41%) Psake
10 1 (0.21%) Bower
10 1 (0.21%) GitLab
10 1 (0.21%) Grunt
10 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 87 (17.90%) Finance
2 24 (4.94%) Banking
3 13 (2.67%) Legal
4 9 (1.85%) Games
5 5 (1.03%) Advertising
5 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Law
7 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 3 (0.62%) Marketing
8 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Back Office
9 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 99 (20.37%) Consultant
2 80 (16.46%) Architect
3 77 (15.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 47 (9.67%) Azure Consultant
5 44 (9.05%) Cloud Engineer
6 43 (8.85%) Analyst
7 42 (8.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 40 (8.23%) Azure Engineer
9 37 (7.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (7.41%) Cloud Architect
11 32 (6.58%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (5.97%) Developer
13 28 (5.76%) Azure DevOps
13 28 (5.76%) Cloud Consultant
14 27 (5.56%) Exchange Engineer
14 27 (5.56%) Support Engineer
15 26 (5.35%) IT Support
16 24 (4.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
17 23 (4.73%) Administrator
18 22 (4.53%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (20.16%) .NET
2 51 (10.49%) HTML
3 42 (8.64%) Web Services
4 41 (8.44%) ASP.NET
5 33 (6.79%) CSS
6 23 (4.73%) HTML5
7 18 (3.70%) Node.js
7 18 (3.70%) RESTful
8 16 (3.29%) .NET Framework
8 16 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (3.29%) REST
9 15 (3.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (2.88%) Entity Framework
10 14 (2.88%) WAP
11 12 (2.47%) JSON
12 10 (2.06%) Sass
13 9 (1.85%) AngularJS
13 9 (1.85%) React
13 9 (1.85%) Redux
13 9 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (4.94%) Management Information System
2 23 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.53%) Clustering
4 21 (4.32%) Virtual Team
5 20 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 19 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.70%) PKI
8 15 (3.09%) EMC VNX
8 15 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 14 (2.88%) Private Cloud
9 14 (2.88%) Public Cloud
9 14 (2.88%) User Experience
10 13 (2.67%) Data Centre
11 10 (2.06%) BYOD
12 4 (0.82%) CESG
12 4 (0.82%) EPoS
12 4 (0.82%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.62%) PMI
13 3 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 273 (56.17%) Windows
2 194 (39.92%) Windows Server
3 83 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 83 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 67 (13.79%) Windows 10
5 46 (9.47%) Linux
6 42 (8.64%) Windows 7
7 12 (2.47%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.06%) CentOS
8 10 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 8 (1.65%) Ubuntu
10 6 (1.23%) Android
10 6 (1.23%) Apple iOS
10 6 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.03%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.62%) VMS
12 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.41%) SUSE
14 1 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (24.90%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (16.46%) DevOps
3 77 (15.84%) Migration
4 71 (14.61%) Presales
5 70 (14.40%) ITIL
6 66 (13.58%) Continuous Integration
7 60 (12.35%) Identity Management
8 59 (12.14%) Project Management
9 49 (10.08%) TDD
10 46 (9.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 43 (8.85%) High Availability
12 40 (8.23%) Coaching
13 39 (8.02%) Identity Access Management
14 37 (7.61%) Mentoring
15 36 (7.41%) Network Virtualisation
16 35 (7.20%) BDD
17 34 (7.00%) E-Commerce
18 29 (5.97%) Performance Management
19 25 (5.14%) Enterprise Architecture
19 25 (5.14%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 173 (35.60%) PowerShell
2 78 (16.05%) SQL
3 51 (10.49%) C#
4 41 (8.44%) Java
5 39 (8.02%) JavaScript
6 17 (3.50%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.47%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.26%) Python
9 8 (1.65%) VBScript
10 6 (1.23%) R
11 5 (1.03%) Ruby
11 5 (1.03%) Scala
12 3 (0.62%) C
13 2 (0.41%) C++
13 2 (0.41%) Perl
14 1 (0.21%) PHP
14 1 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 93 (19.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (15.84%) MCSE
3 55 (11.32%) MCSA
4 27 (5.56%) Degree
5 24 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (3.91%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.29%) CISSP
8 12 (2.47%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (2.47%) CISM
8 12 (2.47%) GIAC
8 12 (2.47%) ISSAP
9 10 (2.06%) SC Cleared
10 7 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.23%) MCSD
12 5 (1.03%) CCIE
12 5 (1.03%) MCITP
13 4 (0.82%) ACCA
13 4 (0.82%) CCNP
13 4 (0.82%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.38%) QA
2 9 (1.85%) GDPR
3 8 (1.65%) SLA
4 5 (1.03%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 462 (95.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 38 (7.82%) Docker
5 22 (4.53%) vSphere
6 21 (4.32%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (2.47%) XenApp
8 10 (2.06%) DFS Replication
9 7 (1.44%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.23%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.03%) BitLocker
11 5 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (14.40%) SCCM
2 60 (12.35%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (10.29%) Puppet
4 35 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (5.76%) SCOM
6 14 (2.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 14 (2.88%) WSUS
7 12 (2.47%) Terraform
8 10 (2.06%) AirWatch
9 8 (1.65%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.65%) SCSM
10 7 (1.44%) Ansible
11 6 (1.23%) Nagios
12 5 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 4 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 4 (0.82%) MIIS
13 4 (0.82%) SCVMM
14 3 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 401 (82.51%) Microsoft
2 113 (23.25%) VMware
3 65 (13.37%) Cisco
4 49 (10.08%) Splunk
5 33 (6.79%) Citrix
5 33 (6.79%) HP
6 27 (5.56%) IBM
7 22 (4.53%) Google
8 17 (3.50%) AppDynamics
9 16 (3.29%) EMC
9 16 (3.29%) Symantec
10 15 (3.09%) Oracle
10 15 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (3.09%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.67%) Meraki
12 12 (2.47%) Dell
12 12 (2.47%) SonicWALL
13 10 (2.06%) Sophos
13 10 (2.06%) Veeam
14 7 (1.44%) Avaya