Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 624 872 1024
Rank change year-on-year +248 +152 +264
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 658 346 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.64% 1.16% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 530 299 227
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £32,475 £35,950 £38,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 40,095 29,861 24,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.90% 16.84% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 32,534 24,629 20,470
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Top 16 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 July 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 +261 623 £57,500 - 77
UK excluding London +171 332 £50,000 - 44
London +131 296 £65,000 - 35
South East +78 104 £52,500 +13.51% 11
North of England +86 95 £60,000 +23.08% 10
Midlands +9 76 £47,500 -13.64% 13
North West +71 54 £60,000 +42.86% 4
East Midlands +28 41 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Yorkshire +49 36 £44,000 -32.31% 2
West Midlands +6 35 £50,000 -23.08% 6
East of England +15 26 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South West +13 22 £47,500 +1.06% 2
Scotland -18 14 £29,250 -41.50% 2
North East -26 5 £32,500 -12.75% 4
Wales +9 3 £27,500 -38.20%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 652 (99.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 605 (91.95%) Active Directory
3 469 (71.28%) Windows
4 441 (67.02%) Microsoft
5 338 (51.37%) Office 365
6 233 (35.41%) SQL
7 195 (29.64%) Windows Server
8 188 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 158 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
10 154 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
10 154 (23.40%) VMware
11 152 (23.10%) DevOps
12 146 (22.19%) Linux
13 136 (20.67%) SQL Server
14 130 (19.76%) Network Virtualisation
15 125 (19.00%) Virtual Machines
15 125 (19.00%) Git (software)
16 123 (18.69%) SharePoint
17 121 (18.39%) IaaS
18 120 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 115 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
20 114 (17.33%) SCCM
21 110 (16.72%) Hyper-V
21 110 (16.72%) MCSE
22 109 (16.57%) Jenkins
23 106 (16.11%) Citrix
24 105 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
24 105 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
25 104 (15.81%) Windows 10
26 101 (15.35%) DNS

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
1 123 (18.69%) SharePoint
2 100 (15.20%) IIS
3 89 (13.53%) Confluence
4 75 (11.40%) MS Exchange
5 45 (6.84%) Skype for Business
6 42 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (3.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 20 (3.04%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.91%) Apache
9 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (2.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 652 (99.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 338 (51.37%) Office 365
3 154 (23.40%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (18.39%) IaaS
5 95 (14.44%) Amazon EC2
5 95 (14.44%) Amazon S3
6 88 (13.37%) Amazon SQS
7 85 (12.92%) AWS CloudFormation
8 82 (12.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 73 (11.09%) PaaS
10 47 (7.14%) SaaS
11 25 (3.80%) Dynamics 365
11 25 (3.80%) OneDrive
12 24 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
13 14 (2.13%) Serverless
14 11 (1.67%) Azure Data Factory
15 10 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.91%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
17 4 (0.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (15.35%) DNS
2 85 (12.92%) Firewall
3 67 (10.18%) DHCP
4 66 (10.03%) VPN
5 60 (9.12%) Remote Desktop
6 42 (6.38%) Network Security
7 41 (6.23%) SAN
7 41 (6.23%) Skype
8 25 (3.80%) WAN
9 22 (3.34%) Kerberos
10 21 (3.19%) VoIP
11 20 (3.04%) VLAN
12 18 (2.74%) iSCSI
13 17 (2.58%) LAN
14 13 (1.98%) NAS
15 12 (1.82%) VSAN
16 11 (1.67%) TCP/IP
17 10 (1.52%) Internet
17 10 (1.52%) Wireless
18 8 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 91 (13.83%) Amazon RDS
3 68 (10.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 21 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (2.74%) Power BI
6 14 (2.13%) MySQL
7 13 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (1.98%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 8 (1.22%) Cosmos DB
10 6 (0.91%) RDBMS
10 6 (0.91%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 125 (19.00%) Git (software)
2 109 (16.57%) Jenkins
3 96 (14.59%) JIRA
4 93 (14.13%) TeamCity
5 92 (13.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 87 (13.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 39 (5.93%) Visual Studio
8 23 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (3.19%) Subversion
10 17 (2.58%) CruiseControl
10 17 (2.58%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.30%) Chocolatey
13 1 (0.15%) Axure RP
13 1 (0.15%) gulp
13 1 (0.15%) webpack
General
1 95 (14.44%) Finance
2 22 (3.34%) Law
3 13 (1.98%) Games
4 8 (1.22%) Legal
5 7 (1.06%) Retail
6 5 (0.76%) Banking
6 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.46%) Billing
7 3 (0.46%) Electronics
7 3 (0.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.30%) Back Office
8 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.15%) International Banking
9 1 (0.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 145 (22.04%) Consultant
2 95 (14.44%) Architect
3 82 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 72 (10.94%) Azure Consultant
5 61 (9.27%) DevOps Engineer
6 54 (8.21%) Support Engineer
7 50 (7.60%) Azure Architect
8 44 (6.69%) Technical Consultant
9 41 (6.23%) Analyst
10 40 (6.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 39 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
11 39 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (5.62%) Developer
13 35 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
14 32 (4.86%) DevOps Manager
15 31 (4.71%) IT Support
16 26 (3.95%) .NET Architect
16 26 (3.95%) Cloud Consultant
16 26 (3.95%) SCCM Consultant
17 25 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (14.13%) .NET
2 60 (9.12%) Web Services
3 45 (6.84%) HTML
4 41 (6.23%) SAML
5 36 (5.47%) ASP.NET Web API
5 36 (5.47%) CSS
6 30 (4.56%) REST
7 28 (4.26%) SOAP
8 27 (4.10%) OAuth
8 27 (4.10%) Redux
9 26 (3.95%) Node.js
10 22 (3.34%) ASP.NET
11 20 (3.04%) AngularJS
12 18 (2.74%) .NET Framework
12 18 (2.74%) JSON
12 18 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (2.58%) WCF
13 17 (2.58%) WinForms
14 14 (2.13%) Entity Framework
15 12 (1.82%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 96 (14.59%) Private Cloud
2 41 (6.23%) PKI
3 38 (5.78%) User Experience
4 29 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.50%) Computer Science
7 22 (3.34%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.04%) Public Cloud
9 17 (2.58%) CESG
10 16 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
12 14 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
13 13 (1.98%) Mobile App
14 12 (1.82%) EPoS
15 11 (1.67%) EMC VNX
16 10 (1.52%) Enterprise Cloud
17 9 (1.37%) Clustering
18 8 (1.22%) Fat Client
18 8 (1.22%) Thin Client
19 7 (1.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 469 (71.28%) Windows
2 195 (29.64%) Windows Server
3 146 (22.19%) Linux
4 115 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (15.81%) Windows 10
6 55 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (4.41%) Windows 7
8 24 (3.65%) VMS
9 14 (2.13%) CentOS
10 12 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.91%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.76%) SUSE
13 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.30%) Solaris
14 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.30%) Unix
15 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (23.10%) DevOps
3 130 (19.76%) Network Virtualisation
4 105 (15.96%) Business Intelligence
5 76 (11.55%) Presales
6 70 (10.64%) Migration
7 65 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (9.42%) ITIL
9 56 (8.51%) Service Delivery
10 49 (7.45%) TDD
11 45 (6.84%) Web Development
12 42 (6.38%) Change Management
12 42 (6.38%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 41 (6.23%) Configuration Management
14 40 (6.08%) Customer Requirements
14 40 (6.08%) Product Management
15 37 (5.62%) Mobile Device Management
16 35 (5.32%) Data Protection
17 34 (5.17%) Problem-Solving
18 33 (5.02%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 233 (35.41%) SQL
2 188 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 95 (14.44%) C#
4 42 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 37 (5.62%) T-SQL
6 23 (3.50%) Java
7 15 (2.28%) Python
8 12 (1.82%) C
9 8 (1.22%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.22%) PHP
10 6 (0.91%) C++
11 5 (0.76%) VBScript
12 4 (0.61%) Perl
12 4 (0.61%) U-SQL
13 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.46%) Ruby
13 3 (0.46%) Scala
13 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.46%) TypeScript
13 3 (0.46%) X++
Qualifications
1 120 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (16.72%) MCSE
3 70 (10.64%) MCSA
4 51 (7.75%) Degree
5 34 (5.17%) MCITP
6 27 (4.10%) Security Cleared
7 23 (3.50%) SC Cleared
8 15 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
9 14 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
10 13 (1.98%) MCTS
11 9 (1.37%) AWS Certification
12 8 (1.22%) MCP
13 5 (0.76%) CISSP
14 4 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 3 (0.46%) CCNA
15 3 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
15 3 (0.46%) CISM
15 3 (0.46%) DV Cleared
16 2 (0.30%) CCA
16 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.65%) SLA
2 18 (2.74%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.52%) QA
4 6 (0.91%) GDPR
5 5 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 605 (91.95%) Active Directory
2 125 (19.00%) Virtual Machines
3 110 (16.72%) Hyper-V
4 105 (15.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (7.45%) XenApp
6 46 (6.99%) XenDesktop
7 35 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 31 (4.71%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (3.04%) Docker
10 18 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.13%) vSphere
12 10 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (1.22%) BitLocker
14 7 (1.06%) DFS Replication
15 6 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.76%) Squid
17 4 (0.61%) NDS
18 2 (0.30%) Forefront TMG
18 2 (0.30%) Shibboleth
19 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 114 (17.33%) SCCM
2 91 (13.83%) Ansible
3 71 (10.79%) Microsoft Intune
4 47 (7.14%) SCOM
5 40 (6.08%) SCVMM
6 38 (5.78%) SCOrch
7 36 (5.47%) SCSM
8 32 (4.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 30 (4.56%) SCDPM
10 29 (4.41%) Puppet
11 27 (4.10%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (3.19%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (2.28%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (2.28%) vCenter Server
14 11 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
14 11 (1.67%) vRealize
15 10 (1.52%) AirWatch
16 9 (1.37%) Terraform
17 7 (1.06%) Kubernetes
18 6 (0.91%) Nagios
Vendors
1 441 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 154 (23.40%) VMware
3 106 (16.11%) Citrix
4 82 (12.46%) New Relic
4 82 (12.46%) Trend Micro
5 41 (6.23%) Cisco
6 33 (5.02%) Oracle
7 31 (4.71%) Google
8 23 (3.50%) HP
8 23 (3.50%) Veeam
9 21 (3.19%) Dell
10 17 (2.58%) IBM
11 16 (2.43%) McAfee
12 15 (2.28%) Symantec
13 14 (2.13%) EMC
14 13 (1.98%) Red Hat
15 12 (1.82%) Okta
15 12 (1.82%) Splunk
16 8 (1.22%) NetApp
16 8 (1.22%) Remedy