Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 645 979 1116
Rank change year-on-year +334 +137 +141
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 629 200 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.12% 0.082%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.61% 0.78% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 526 183 133
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -16.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -17.39%

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 39,097 25,707 22,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 15.01% 11.21%
Number of salaries quoted 32,080 21,473 19,209
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,045 £28,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +306 587 £52,500 +5.00% 67
UK excluding London +183 322 £48,750 -2.50% 49
London +168 272 £62,500 +13.64% 21
North of England +60 95 £48,750 +28.29% 16
South East +48 88 £50,000 +5.26% 13
Midlands +30 65 £50,000 -2.44% 7
Yorkshire +57 52 £44,000 -2.22% 6
West Midlands +25 40 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North West +24 35 £65,000 +78.08% 10
South West +9 30 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East Midlands +14 25 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +2 23 £53,750 +26.47% 9
Scotland -23 15 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North East -20 8 £33,750 -9.40%
Wales +10 6 £30,000 -29.41%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 627 (99.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 584 (92.85%) Active Directory
3 466 (74.09%) Microsoft
4 394 (62.64%) Windows
5 353 (56.12%) Office 365
6 175 (27.82%) Windows Server
7 166 (26.39%) SQL Server
8 161 (25.60%) SharePoint
9 157 (24.96%) SQL
9 157 (24.96%) VMware
10 154 (24.48%) PowerShell
11 143 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 139 (22.10%) IaaS
13 131 (20.83%) MCSE
14 120 (19.08%) Windows 10
15 118 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
16 113 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
17 111 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
17 111 (17.65%) Citrix
18 108 (17.17%) Presales
19 105 (16.69%) DNS
20 103 (16.38%) SCCM
21 102 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
21 102 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
22 101 (16.06%) MCSA
23 100 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
24 94 (14.94%) MS Exchange
24 94 (14.94%) Microsoft Intune
25 92 (14.63%) PaaS
26 91 (14.47%) .NET

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
1 161 (25.60%) SharePoint
2 94 (14.94%) MS Exchange
3 61 (9.70%) IIS
4 54 (8.59%) SharePoint 2013
4 54 (8.59%) Skype for Business
5 49 (7.79%) Confluence
6 44 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 44 (7.00%) SharePoint Server
7 39 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.64%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.64%) Jetty
11 4 (0.64%) nginx
12 3 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.32%) Apache
13 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 118 (18.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 627 (99.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 353 (56.12%) Office 365
3 139 (22.10%) IaaS
4 100 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
5 92 (14.63%) PaaS
6 55 (8.74%) OneDrive
6 55 (8.74%) SaaS
7 44 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
7 44 (7.00%) Amazon S3
8 40 (6.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 39 (6.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 39 (6.20%) Amazon SQS
10 26 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
12 15 (2.38%) Yammer
13 9 (1.43%) Azure Data Factory
14 8 (1.27%) Serverless
15 5 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
15 5 (0.79%) GitHub
16 4 (0.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 105 (16.69%) DNS
2 80 (12.72%) Firewall
3 74 (11.76%) DHCP
3 74 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
4 65 (10.33%) VPN
5 57 (9.06%) Skype
6 41 (6.52%) Network Security
7 39 (6.20%) WAN
8 30 (4.77%) LAN
9 28 (4.45%) SAN
10 19 (3.02%) Kerberos
11 16 (2.54%) VLAN
12 14 (2.23%) VoIP
13 13 (2.07%) Cisco ASA
14 11 (1.75%) NAS
14 11 (1.75%) TCP/IP
15 10 (1.59%) DMZ
15 10 (1.59%) iSCSI
16 9 (1.43%) WLAN
17 7 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (26.39%) SQL Server
2 50 (7.95%) Azure SQL Database
3 40 (6.36%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (4.77%) Power BI
5 17 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
6 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.27%) MySQL
8 7 (1.11%) Big Data
8 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.64%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.64%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 68 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 57 (9.06%) Jenkins
3 54 (8.59%) JIRA
3 54 (8.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 53 (8.43%) TeamCity
5 48 (7.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 18 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (2.38%) Subversion
9 12 (1.91%) CruiseControl
9 12 (1.91%) MSBuild
10 10 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.79%) Travis CI
12 4 (0.64%) Gradle
13 2 (0.32%) Chocolatey
General
1 82 (13.04%) Finance
2 8 (1.27%) Billing
2 8 (1.27%) Retail
3 7 (1.11%) Banking
3 7 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 6 (0.95%) Games
5 5 (0.79%) Law
6 4 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.32%) Marketing
7 2 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.16%) Back Office
8 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.16%) French Language
8 1 (0.16%) International Banking
8 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (27.03%) Consultant
2 88 (13.99%) Architect
3 65 (10.33%) Technical Consultant
4 63 (10.02%) Azure Consultant
4 63 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 39 (6.20%) DevOps Engineer
6 38 (6.04%) Azure Engineer
7 37 (5.88%) Developer
8 34 (5.41%) Azure Architect
9 33 (5.25%) Solutions Architect
10 32 (5.09%) Office 365 Consultant
11 31 (4.93%) Support Engineer
11 31 (4.93%) Technical Specialist
12 30 (4.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 28 (4.45%) Analyst
14 27 (4.29%) Cloud Architect
15 25 (3.97%) Cloud Consultant
16 21 (3.34%) SharePoint Specialist
17 20 (3.18%) Administrator
17 20 (3.18%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.47%) .NET
2 53 (8.43%) Web Services
3 40 (6.36%) HTML
4 34 (5.41%) CSS
5 33 (5.25%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.61%) ASP.NET Web API
7 26 (4.13%) Node.js
8 24 (3.82%) SAML
9 22 (3.50%) REST
10 19 (3.02%) AngularJS
10 19 (3.02%) HTML5
11 18 (2.86%) Redux
11 18 (2.86%) SOAP
11 18 (2.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 17 (2.70%) .NET Framework
13 16 (2.54%) OAuth
14 14 (2.23%) Entity Framework
14 14 (2.23%) OpenID
15 13 (2.07%) LDAP
16 12 (1.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.43%) Private Cloud
2 51 (8.11%) User Experience
3 36 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (5.09%) PKI
4 32 (5.09%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (3.82%) Clustering
5 24 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.34%) Management Information System
7 17 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 14 (2.23%) Mobile App
9 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
9 11 (1.75%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.59%) Virtual Team
11 9 (1.43%) Blackberry
11 9 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.11%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 394 (62.64%) Windows
2 175 (27.82%) Windows Server
3 120 (19.08%) Windows 10
4 102 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (12.40%) Linux
6 68 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (8.74%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.86%) CentOS
9 17 (2.70%) VMS
10 13 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.79%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.64%) Android
14 4 (0.64%) Unix
15 3 (0.48%) SUSE
16 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.32%) Solaris
16 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.97%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (17.17%) Presales
3 89 (14.15%) DevOps
4 84 (13.35%) Network Virtualisation
5 80 (12.72%) Service Delivery
6 78 (12.40%) Migration
7 70 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
8 63 (10.02%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (9.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 58 (9.22%) Customer Requirements
11 57 (9.06%) Application Virtualisation
12 54 (8.59%) ITIL
13 51 (8.11%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 51 (8.11%) Mobile Device Management
13 51 (8.11%) Product Management
14 49 (7.79%) Data Protection
15 47 (7.47%) Identity Management
16 42 (6.68%) Project Management
17 41 (6.52%) Identity Access Management
18 40 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 157 (24.96%) SQL
2 154 (24.48%) PowerShell
3 80 (12.72%) C#
4 38 (6.04%) JavaScript
5 33 (5.25%) T-SQL
6 18 (2.86%) Java
7 7 (1.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.95%) X++
9 5 (0.79%) Python
9 5 (0.79%) VBScript
10 4 (0.64%) R
10 4 (0.64%) Scala
10 4 (0.64%) U-SQL
11 2 (0.32%) BeanShell
11 2 (0.32%) C
12 1 (0.16%) C++
12 1 (0.16%) PHP
12 1 (0.16%) VB
12 1 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 143 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 131 (20.83%) MCSE
3 101 (16.06%) MCSA
4 33 (5.25%) Security Cleared
5 29 (4.61%) Degree
6 24 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 13 (2.07%) MCP
8 11 (1.75%) MCITP
9 10 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.11%) CCNA
11 6 (0.95%) CISSP
12 5 (0.79%) CCA
12 5 (0.79%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.64%) AWS Certification
13 4 (0.64%) CCNP
13 4 (0.64%) MCTS
14 3 (0.48%) CISM
14 3 (0.48%) CompTIA Security+
14 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.02%) SLA
2 13 (2.07%) GDPR
2 13 (2.07%) QA
3 5 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.48%) PMO
5 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 584 (92.85%) Active Directory
2 111 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
4 80 (12.72%) XenApp
5 70 (11.13%) XenDesktop
6 69 (10.97%) Hyper-V
7 61 (9.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 47 (7.47%) Virtual Desktop
9 23 (3.66%) BitLocker
10 22 (3.50%) Docker
11 11 (1.75%) vSphere
12 7 (1.11%) Squid
13 6 (0.95%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.48%) NDS
15 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 103 (16.38%) SCCM
2 94 (14.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 59 (9.38%) SCOM
3 59 (9.38%) SCVMM
4 55 (8.74%) SCOrch
5 52 (8.27%) SCSM
6 51 (8.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 47 (7.47%) SCDPM
8 41 (6.52%) Ansible
9 20 (3.18%) AirWatch
9 20 (3.18%) Puppet
10 18 (2.86%) Failover Clustering
11 17 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
11 17 (2.70%) Single Sign-On
12 14 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 13 (2.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 13 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (1.59%) WSUS
15 8 (1.27%) Nagios
16 6 (0.95%) Terraform
Vendors
1 466 (74.09%) Microsoft
2 157 (24.96%) VMware
3 111 (17.65%) Citrix
4 40 (6.36%) New Relic
5 39 (6.20%) Trend Micro
6 38 (6.04%) Cisco
7 30 (4.77%) Symantec
8 29 (4.61%) Oracle
9 24 (3.82%) HP
10 23 (3.66%) Dell
11 16 (2.54%) Google
11 16 (2.54%) IBM
11 16 (2.54%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.38%) McAfee
12 15 (2.38%) MobileIron
13 14 (2.23%) Splunk
14 13 (2.07%) Veeam
15 10 (1.59%) Altiris
16 9 (1.43%) Okta
17 8 (1.27%) AppDynamics