Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 975 1181
Rank change year-on-year +280 +206 +100
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 510 205 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.12% 0.048%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.47% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 427 168 87
UK median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £78,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,750
% change year-on-year -1.55% +5.46% -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 34,594 23,636 20,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.95% 13.54% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28,653 19,816 17,448
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,475 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +272 454 £52,500 +10.53% 61
UK excluding London +129 236 £47,500 -1.55% 39
London +150 231 £60,000 +9.09% 27
South East +59 75 £50,000 +11.11% 8
North of England +50 69 £47,500 +8.57% 10
Yorkshire +65 43 £48,750 +21.88% 1
Midlands +8 31 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West +13 24 £37,500 -3.23% 7
East of England +20 18 £50,000 +17.65% 5
North West +7 18 £75,000 +76.47% 9
West Midlands +7 18 £57,500 +17.35% 3
Scotland -35 15 £60,000 +22.45% 3
East Midlands +13 13 £70,000 +40.00% 1
North East -8 10 £35,000 -36.36%
Wales +14 8 £30,000 -22.58% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 508 (99.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 471 (92.35%) Active Directory
3 402 (78.82%) Microsoft
4 320 (62.75%) Office 365
5 278 (54.51%) Windows
6 173 (33.92%) Windows Server
7 147 (28.82%) PowerShell
8 143 (28.04%) SQL Server
9 128 (25.10%) SharePoint
10 127 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 123 (24.12%) IaaS
12 114 (22.35%) MCSE
12 114 (22.35%) VMware
13 95 (18.63%) DNS
14 94 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
14 94 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
15 93 (18.24%) PaaS
15 93 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
16 92 (18.04%) VPN
17 90 (17.65%) MS Exchange
18 87 (17.06%) MCSA
19 86 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
20 85 (16.67%) Presales
21 83 (16.27%) .NET
22 81 (15.88%) Windows 10
23 80 (15.69%) SQL
23 80 (15.69%) Firewall
24 79 (15.49%) SCCM
25 76 (14.90%) Migration
25 76 (14.90%) DHCP

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
1 128 (25.10%) SharePoint
2 90 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 65 (12.75%) Skype for Business
4 41 (8.04%) IIS
5 38 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 28 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 26 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 26 (5.10%) SharePoint Server
9 23 (4.51%) Confluence
10 9 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.18%) Jetty
11 6 (1.18%) nginx
12 5 (0.98%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.39%) Apache
14 2 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 94 (18.43%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 10 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 508 (99.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 320 (62.75%) Office 365
3 123 (24.12%) IaaS
4 94 (18.43%) Amazon AWS
5 93 (18.24%) PaaS
6 57 (11.18%) SaaS
7 38 (7.45%) OneDrive
8 22 (4.31%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (4.12%) Yammer
10 18 (3.53%) Dynamics 365
11 12 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (2.35%) Amazon S3
12 11 (2.16%) G Suite
12 11 (2.16%) Sumo Logic
13 9 (1.76%) AWS CloudTrail
13 9 (1.76%) CloudFront
13 9 (1.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (1.57%) Serverless
15 6 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
15 6 (1.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 95 (18.63%) DNS
2 92 (18.04%) VPN
3 80 (15.69%) Firewall
4 76 (14.90%) DHCP
5 72 (14.12%) Skype
6 62 (12.16%) WAN
7 34 (6.67%) Network Security
8 31 (6.08%) LAN
9 29 (5.69%) VLAN
10 26 (5.10%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (4.12%) DMZ
11 21 (4.12%) SAN
12 18 (3.53%) TCP/IP
13 13 (2.55%) VoIP
13 13 (2.55%) WLAN
14 11 (2.16%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (2.16%) NAS
15 10 (1.96%) HTTP
15 10 (1.96%) SMTP
16 9 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (28.04%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 28 (5.49%) Power BI
4 7 (1.37%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.37%) MySQL
5 6 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (1.18%) Big Data
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
7 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.39%) Redis
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.20%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 37 (7.25%) Octopus Deploy
2 33 (6.47%) Git (software)
3 31 (6.08%) JIRA
4 26 (5.10%) Visual Studio
5 23 (4.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (4.31%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (1.37%) Travis CI
10 6 (1.18%) Gradle
11 5 (0.98%) Subversion
12 2 (0.39%) NUnit
13 1 (0.20%) Babel
13 1 (0.20%) Bower
13 1 (0.20%) GitLab
13 1 (0.20%) Grunt
13 1 (0.20%) Mocha
13 1 (0.20%) MSBuild
13 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 72 (14.12%) Finance
2 10 (1.96%) Banking
3 9 (1.76%) Legal
4 7 (1.37%) Games
5 6 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.98%) Billing
6 5 (0.98%) Retail
7 4 (0.78%) Law
7 4 (0.78%) Marketing
8 3 (0.59%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
10 1 (0.20%) Back Office
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 108 (21.18%) Consultant
2 83 (16.27%) Architect
3 63 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (7.65%) Azure Engineer
4 39 (7.65%) Support Engineer
5 34 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
5 34 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
6 33 (6.47%) Cloud Engineer
7 32 (6.27%) DevOps Engineer
7 32 (6.27%) Solutions Architect
8 31 (6.08%) Office 365 Consultant
9 30 (5.88%) Analyst
9 30 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
10 29 (5.69%) Administrator
11 26 (5.10%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (4.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (4.31%) Cloud Consultant
14 21 (4.12%) IT Support
15 19 (3.73%) Developer
16 18 (3.53%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.27%) .NET
2 41 (8.04%) HTML
2 41 (8.04%) Web Services
3 31 (6.08%) ASP.NET
4 27 (5.29%) CSS
5 22 (4.31%) Node.js
6 20 (3.92%) REST
7 15 (2.94%) RESTful
8 14 (2.75%) HTML5
8 14 (2.75%) LDAP
9 12 (2.35%) jQuery
9 12 (2.35%) Redux
9 12 (2.35%) SOAP
10 10 (1.96%) React
11 9 (1.76%) WAP
12 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (1.57%) JSON
12 8 (1.57%) Sass
13 7 (1.37%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.47%) Clustering
2 29 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (5.49%) User Experience
4 26 (5.10%) Management Information System
5 21 (4.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 20 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.94%) Data Centre
8 14 (2.75%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.55%) PKI
9 13 (2.55%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.57%) EMC VNX
10 8 (1.57%) Mobile App
11 7 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.18%) BYOD
12 6 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.98%) Blackberry
14 4 (0.78%) EPoS
14 4 (0.78%) HP Storage
14 4 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 278 (54.51%) Windows
2 173 (33.92%) Windows Server
3 86 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (15.88%) Windows 10
5 67 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (9.80%) Linux
7 47 (9.22%) Windows 7
8 16 (3.14%) CentOS
9 11 (2.16%) Mac OS X
10 10 (1.96%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.57%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.37%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.18%) Android
14 5 (0.98%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.59%) SUSE
15 3 (0.59%) Unix
15 3 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (18.24%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (16.67%) Presales
3 76 (14.90%) Migration
4 68 (13.33%) ITIL
5 66 (12.94%) Project Management
6 56 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
7 54 (10.59%) DevOps
7 54 (10.59%) Identity Management
8 44 (8.63%) Coaching
8 44 (8.63%) Identity Access Management
9 39 (7.65%) Mentoring
10 38 (7.45%) Network Virtualisation
10 38 (7.45%) TDD
11 35 (6.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 34 (6.67%) Service Delivery
13 33 (6.47%) High Availability
14 31 (6.08%) E-Commerce
14 31 (6.08%) SDLC
15 26 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
15 26 (5.10%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 147 (28.82%) PowerShell
2 80 (15.69%) SQL
3 50 (9.80%) C#
4 35 (6.86%) JavaScript
5 26 (5.10%) Java
6 17 (3.33%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.96%) Python
8 7 (1.37%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.18%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.18%) R
9 6 (1.18%) Scala
10 4 (0.78%) VBScript
11 3 (0.59%) C
11 3 (0.59%) X++
12 1 (0.20%) BeanShell
12 1 (0.20%) C-shell
12 1 (0.20%) PHP
12 1 (0.20%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.20%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 127 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (22.35%) MCSE
3 87 (17.06%) MCSA
4 23 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 21 (4.12%) Degree
6 20 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.35%) CISSP
8 9 (1.76%) MCP
8 9 (1.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (1.57%) CISM
9 8 (1.57%) GIAC
9 8 (1.57%) ISSAP
9 8 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.18%) CCNA
10 6 (1.18%) CCNP
11 5 (0.98%) CCA
11 5 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
12 4 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.10%) QA
2 16 (3.14%) GDPR
3 11 (2.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.59%) PMO
5 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 471 (92.35%) Active Directory
2 69 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 40 (7.84%) XenApp
5 37 (7.25%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (6.86%) Docker
7 28 (5.49%) XenDesktop
8 27 (5.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 19 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
10 17 (3.33%) BitLocker
11 11 (2.16%) vSphere
12 10 (1.96%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.59%) Squid
16 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
17 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
17 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 79 (15.49%) SCCM
2 70 (13.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 44 (8.63%) SCOM
4 29 (5.69%) Puppet
5 22 (4.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 22 (4.31%) SCSM
5 22 (4.31%) SCVMM
6 19 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (3.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 18 (3.53%) WSUS
8 17 (3.33%) SCDPM
8 17 (3.33%) SCOrch
9 11 (2.16%) AirWatch
9 11 (2.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (1.57%) Failover Clustering
10 8 (1.57%) Nagios
11 7 (1.37%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.37%) Terraform
12 6 (1.18%) Ansible
12 6 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 402 (78.82%) Microsoft
2 114 (22.35%) VMware
3 57 (11.18%) Cisco
3 57 (11.18%) Citrix
4 31 (6.08%) Splunk
5 29 (5.69%) HP
6 20 (3.92%) IBM
6 20 (3.92%) Symantec
7 18 (3.53%) Dell
8 17 (3.33%) AppDynamics
9 14 (2.75%) Google
9 14 (2.75%) Red Hat
10 13 (2.55%) Meraki
10 13 (2.55%) Veeam
11 11 (2.16%) MobileIron
11 11 (2.16%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (2.16%) ServiceNow
12 10 (1.96%) EMC
12 10 (1.96%) Oracle
13 9 (1.76%) SonicWALL