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

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 692 801 952
Rank change year-on-year +109 +151  
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 166 117 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.12% 0.020%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.18% 1.00% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 143 98 18
Median salary £55,000 £48,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% +5.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £39,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +6.66%  

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 14014 11683 9395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.49% 11.72% 8.69%
Number of salaries quoted 11649 9870 7531
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
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 May 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 May 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 +130 154 £55,000 +14.58% 32
London +92 75 £65,000 +13.04% 17
West Midlands +54 32 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Birmingham +26 21 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London +37 17 £65,000 +20.37% 6
South East +60 15 £40,000 -15.78% 4
East Midlands +30 12 £48,750 -7.14% 2
South West +11 11 £47,000 -
Nottingham +15 10 £47,500 -7.31%
Nottinghamshire +14 10 £47,500 -7.31%
East of England +8 10 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +39 9 £45,000 +15.38% 2
Coventry +8 9 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 9 £45,000 - 1
Glasgow - 7 £38,500 - 3
Scotland - 7 £43,224 - 3
Cambridgeshire +2 5 - -
Peterborough - 5 - -
Bath - 5 £52,500 -
Surrey - 5 £32,500 - 1
Somerset - 5 £52,500 -
Cornwall -2 3 £42,500 -
North West -35 3 £36,500 -23.15% 2
Essex - 3 £50,000 - 1
West End of London - 3 £67,500 -
Colchester - 3 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £70,000 +38.61% 1
Derbyshire +8 2 £57,500 +12.19%
Derby +7 2 £57,500 +12.19%
Poole - 2 £51,500 -

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 234 (99.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 222 (94.47%) Active Directory
3 186 (79.15%) Microsoft
4 143 (60.85%) Windows
5 138 (58.72%) Office 365
6 90 (38.30%) Windows Server
7 83 (35.32%) VMware
8 71 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 70 (29.79%) SQL
10 66 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
12 55 (23.40%) PowerShell
13 54 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (22.98%) SQL Server
14 48 (20.43%) Firewall
15 47 (20.00%) DNS
16 46 (19.57%) IaaS
16 46 (19.57%) Hyper-V
17 45 (19.15%) SharePoint
18 44 (18.72%) MCSE
18 44 (18.72%) SCCM
19 43 (18.30%) Linux
19 43 (18.30%) Citrix
20 41 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
21 40 (17.02%) PaaS
21 40 (17.02%) Virtual Machines
22 39 (16.60%) DevOps
23 38 (16.17%) MS Exchange
24 37 (15.74%) .NET
24 37 (15.74%) ITIL

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 45 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 38 (16.17%) MS Exchange
3 31 (13.19%) Skype for Business
4 28 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (9.79%) Confluence
7 16 (6.81%) Apache
8 15 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (5.11%) IIS
10 8 (3.40%) OpenStack
11 7 (2.98%) JBoss
11 7 (2.98%) Tomcat
12 4 (1.70%) CMS
12 4 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.70%) WebLogic
13 3 (1.28%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (1.28%) nginx
14 2 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
15 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 24 (10.21%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (4.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.28%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 234 (99.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (58.72%) Office 365
3 57 (24.26%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (19.57%) IaaS
5 40 (17.02%) PaaS
6 20 (8.51%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (8.51%) Amazon S3
7 17 (7.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 17 (7.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 17 (7.23%) OneDrive
8 12 (5.11%) Amazon SQS
8 12 (5.11%) SaaS
9 8 (3.40%) G Suite
9 8 (3.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 7 (2.98%) Route 53
11 5 (2.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 5 (2.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 5 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
12 4 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (1.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 48 (20.43%) Firewall
2 47 (20.00%) DNS
3 33 (14.04%) Skype
4 24 (10.21%) DHCP
5 21 (8.94%) VPN
6 19 (8.09%) LAN
6 19 (8.09%) SAN
7 16 (6.81%) WAN
8 15 (6.38%) TCP/IP
9 11 (4.68%) NAS
10 10 (4.26%) Wireless
11 8 (3.40%) Kerberos
11 8 (3.40%) VLAN
11 8 (3.40%) VoIP
12 6 (2.55%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (2.13%) BGP
13 5 (2.13%) Internet
13 5 (2.13%) OSPF
14 4 (1.70%) MPLS
14 4 (1.70%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.21%) Azure SQL Database
3 21 (8.94%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (3.40%) MySQL
5 7 (2.98%) Power BI
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.85%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.43%) Big Data
10 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.43%) Redis
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (9.79%) JIRA
2 21 (8.94%) Git (software)
3 15 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 13 (5.53%) Jenkins
4 13 (5.53%) TeamCity
5 12 (5.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.98%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.13%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (12.34%) Finance
2 11 (4.68%) Banking
3 8 (3.40%) Marketing
3 8 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.55%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Billing
5 2 (0.85%) Front Office
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Law
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (20.43%) Architect
2 45 (19.15%) Consultant
3 26 (11.06%) Analyst
4 25 (10.64%) Azure Engineer
5 24 (10.21%) Office 365 Engineer
6 22 (9.36%) Cloud Engineer
6 22 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (8.51%) Azure Consultant
8 18 (7.66%) DevOps Engineer
8 18 (7.66%) Messaging Engineer
9 16 (6.81%) Azure Architect
10 13 (5.53%) Active Directory Engineer
10 13 (5.53%) Exchange Engineer
11 12 (5.11%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.68%) Cloud Consultant
12 11 (4.68%) Office 365 Consultant
13 10 (4.26%) Developer
13 10 (4.26%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
14 9 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (15.74%) .NET
2 17 (7.23%) HTML
3 12 (5.11%) ASP.NET
3 12 (5.11%) Web Services
4 11 (4.68%) CSS
5 9 (3.83%) LAMP
5 9 (3.83%) WAP
6 7 (2.98%) .NET Framework
6 7 (2.98%) Middleware
6 7 (2.98%) Node.js
6 7 (2.98%) Redux
6 7 (2.98%) REST
6 7 (2.98%) SOAP
7 5 (2.13%) SAML
8 4 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.70%) Entity Framework
8 4 (1.70%) JSON
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (1.28%) HTML5
9 3 (1.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (6.38%) PKI
4 13 (5.53%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.83%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (3.83%) iPad
6 9 (3.83%) Public Cloud
7 8 (3.40%) BYOD
7 8 (3.40%) Fat Client
7 8 (3.40%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.98%) Clustering
8 7 (2.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 7 (2.98%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (2.13%) Social Media
11 3 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 143 (60.85%) Windows
2 90 (38.30%) Windows Server
3 54 (22.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (18.30%) Linux
5 41 (17.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (9.79%) Windows 10
7 18 (7.66%) Windows 7
8 17 (7.23%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.68%) CentOS
10 10 (4.26%) Apple iOS
11 9 (3.83%) Ubuntu
12 8 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.70%) Solaris
13 4 (1.70%) Unix
14 3 (1.28%) SUSE
14 3 (1.28%) VMS
15 2 (0.85%) Android
15 2 (0.85%) Debian
15 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (16.60%) DevOps
2 37 (15.74%) ITIL
3 27 (11.49%) Presales
4 25 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (8.09%) Migration
7 18 (7.66%) Mobile Device Management
8 17 (7.23%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (6.81%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 15 (6.38%) Configuration Management
11 14 (5.96%) Problem Management
12 12 (5.11%) Change Management
12 12 (5.11%) Identity Management
12 12 (5.11%) Security Monitoring
12 12 (5.11%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.68%) CRM
14 10 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (4.26%) TDD
15 9 (3.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.79%) SQL
2 55 (23.40%) PowerShell
3 28 (11.91%) C#
4 19 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.96%) Java
6 10 (4.26%) PHP
7 9 (3.83%) VBScript
8 8 (3.40%) Python
9 6 (2.55%) C++
10 4 (1.70%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.70%) Ruby
11 3 (1.28%) Perl
11 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.85%) F#
12 2 (0.85%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.85%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.43%) C
13 1 (0.43%) Groovy
13 1 (0.43%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (30.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (18.72%) MCSE
3 32 (13.62%) MCSA
4 23 (9.79%) SC Cleared
4 23 (9.79%) Security Cleared
5 15 (6.38%) Degree
5 15 (6.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 11 (4.68%) AWS Certification
7 8 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.70%) CCNP
9 4 (1.70%) MCITP
10 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.85%) MCAD
10 2 (0.85%) MCP
11 1 (0.43%) CCIE
11 1 (0.43%) CCNA
11 1 (0.43%) CISSP
11 1 (0.43%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.26%) QA
2 6 (2.55%) SLA
3 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 222 (94.47%) Active Directory
2 66 (28.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (19.57%) Hyper-V
4 40 (17.02%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (5.53%) vSphere
6 9 (3.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (2.55%) Docker
8 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (2.13%) XenApp
10 4 (1.70%) BitLocker
10 4 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (18.72%) SCCM
2 36 (15.32%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (15.32%) SCOM
3 13 (5.53%) Ansible
3 13 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (5.11%) AirWatch
4 12 (5.11%) Puppet
5 9 (3.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 7 (2.98%) Nagios
7 5 (2.13%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.13%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.70%) BladeLogic
8 4 (1.70%) Control-M
8 4 (1.70%) MIMEsweeper
8 4 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.70%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.70%) SCSM
9 3 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (1.28%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 186 (79.15%) Microsoft
2 83 (35.32%) VMware
3 43 (18.30%) Citrix
4 23 (9.79%) Cisco
5 13 (5.53%) Apple
5 13 (5.53%) Atlassian
5 13 (5.53%) New Relic
6 11 (4.68%) Oracle
7 10 (4.26%) Google
7 10 (4.26%) NetApp
8 9 (3.83%) IronPort
8 9 (3.83%) Trend Micro
9 8 (3.40%) AppSense
9 8 (3.40%) Sophos
10 7 (2.98%) Barracuda Networks
10 7 (2.98%) Symantec
11 6 (2.55%) Dell
11 6 (2.55%) Red Hat
12 5 (2.13%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.13%) HP
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Certified Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Car Allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £75k per year + Car allowance & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: up to £36,500 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + 25% bonus + pension + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £62,000 and excellent benefits / equity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Cloudscope
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £42000 - £43500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £34000.00 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-55,000, Bonus, Pension, Flexible Working, Company Mobile
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £67,925 - £71,500
Posted: 8 days ago
Watford
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago