Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 427 638 956
Rank change year-on-year +211 +318 +152
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 1,007 631 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.69% 0.36% 0.14%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.44% 1.55% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 823 528 215
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +6.80% +7.29%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £35,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £49,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.46% -1.25% +5.26%

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 41,245 40,791 27,636
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 28.43% 23.46% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 33,253 33,242 23,117
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 25 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the UK

Azure Active Directory
Top 17 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 25 May 2019. 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 +194 913 £60,000 +9.09% 34
UK excluding London +192 536 £57,500 +16.46% 24
London +119 368 £60,000 -7.69% 13
South East +150 201 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Midlands +97 133 £47,500 -5.00% 6
North of England +69 123 £57,500 +15.00% 6
West Midlands +66 84 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North West +69 76 £60,000 - 2
East Midlands +63 49 £45,500 +4.00% 3
East of England +100 42 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Yorkshire +8 40 £43,750 -0.57% 4
South West +26 30 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Scotland +10 9 £41,250 +11.49% 3
North East +25 7 £57,500 +109.09%
Wales +16 3 £28,000 -4.27%
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 998 (99.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 950 (94.34%) Active Directory
3 643 (63.85%) Microsoft
4 622 (61.77%) Office 365
5 607 (60.28%) Windows
6 315 (31.28%) VMware
6 315 (31.28%) Windows Server
7 297 (29.49%) PowerShell
8 270 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
9 243 (24.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 231 (22.94%) SCCM
11 230 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 229 (22.74%) SQL
13 221 (21.95%) Windows 10
14 196 (19.46%) Hyper-V
15 195 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 181 (17.97%) SharePoint
17 179 (17.78%) ITIL
17 179 (17.78%) Migration
18 176 (17.48%) IaaS
19 175 (17.38%) Skype
20 166 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 165 (16.39%) Presales
22 164 (16.29%) Linux
23 154 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
24 143 (14.20%) Citrix
24 143 (14.20%) DevOps
25 142 (14.10%) Firewall
26 140 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
27 139 (13.80%) Cisco

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
1 181 (17.97%) SharePoint
2 116 (11.52%) Skype for Business
3 98 (9.73%) MS Exchange
4 85 (8.44%) IIS
5 44 (4.37%) Confluence
6 33 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
7 31 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 8 (0.79%) SAS
12 7 (0.70%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.60%) Apache
14 4 (0.40%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.40%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.30%) IBM Connections
15 3 (0.30%) IBM Domino
15 3 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.20%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 140 (13.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.20%) SPSS
3 1 (0.099%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.099%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.099%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 998 (99.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 622 (61.77%) Office 365
3 270 (26.81%) Amazon AWS
4 176 (17.48%) IaaS
5 125 (12.41%) PaaS
6 71 (7.05%) SaaS
7 69 (6.85%) Amazon S3
8 65 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (5.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 58 (5.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 47 (4.67%) Amazon SQS
11 37 (3.67%) Serverless
12 34 (3.38%) Power Platform
13 32 (3.18%) Azure Data Factory
14 28 (2.78%) OneDrive
15 26 (2.58%) Azure Functions
15 26 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (2.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 18 (1.79%) Mimecast
17 18 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 175 (17.38%) Skype
2 142 (14.10%) Firewall
3 138 (13.70%) DNS
4 108 (10.72%) DHCP
5 68 (6.75%) VPN
6 54 (5.36%) VLAN
7 52 (5.16%) Internet
8 51 (5.06%) LAN
9 49 (4.87%) VoIP
10 42 (4.17%) Unified Communications
11 41 (4.07%) SAN
12 34 (3.38%) TCP/IP
13 33 (3.28%) Network Security
14 29 (2.88%) WAN
15 28 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
15 28 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
16 23 (2.28%) iSCSI
17 22 (2.18%) PBX
18 20 (1.99%) HTTP
19 18 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (10.82%) Azure SQL Database
2 101 (10.03%) SQL Server
3 80 (7.94%) Amazon RDS
4 25 (2.48%) Power BI
5 21 (2.09%) Cosmos DB
5 21 (2.09%) Data Lake
6 19 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 18 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (0.99%) DB2
11 10 (0.99%) NoSQL
12 9 (0.89%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.89%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.79%) MySQL
14 7 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 110 (10.92%) Git (software)
2 78 (7.75%) Jenkins
3 61 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 45 (4.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 44 (4.37%) JIRA
6 41 (4.07%) Visual Studio
7 40 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (3.97%) Bitbucket Server
8 34 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 27 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (0.99%) Subversion
11 9 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 7 (0.70%) Chocolatey
13 6 (0.60%) GitLab
14 3 (0.30%) MSI
14 3 (0.30%) MSTest
14 3 (0.30%) NUnit
15 2 (0.20%) ERwin
15 2 (0.20%) Maven
15 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 99 (9.83%) Finance
2 23 (2.28%) Telecoms
3 19 (1.89%) Law
4 15 (1.49%) Marketing
5 12 (1.19%) Banking
6 10 (0.99%) Legal
7 7 (0.70%) Advertising
7 7 (0.70%) Back Office
8 6 (0.60%) Retail
9 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.30%) Automotive
10 3 (0.30%) German Language
11 1 (0.099%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.099%) Electronics
11 1 (0.099%) Publishing
11 1 (0.099%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.099%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 207 (20.56%) Architect
2 136 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 126 (12.51%) Consultant
4 112 (11.12%) Solutions Architect
5 69 (6.85%) Azure Engineer
6 61 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 56 (5.56%) Analyst
8 54 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
9 50 (4.97%) Technical Consultant
10 48 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
11 47 (4.67%) Azure Architect
12 43 (4.27%) Administrator
13 40 (3.97%) DevOps Engineer
14 39 (3.87%) Technical Architect
15 38 (3.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 37 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
17 36 (3.57%) Office 365 Engineer
18 35 (3.48%) Subject Matter Expert
19 34 (3.38%) Support Analyst
20 33 (3.28%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (9.24%) .NET
2 71 (7.05%) SAML
3 60 (5.96%) JSON
4 54 (5.36%) Web Services
5 35 (3.48%) OAuth
6 31 (3.08%) LDAP
7 30 (2.98%) CSS
8 28 (2.78%) HTML
9 26 (2.58%) ASP.NET
10 23 (2.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 19 (1.89%) RESTful
12 18 (1.79%) REST
13 16 (1.59%) X-Windows
14 15 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (1.29%) .NET Framework
15 13 (1.29%) Kafka
16 11 (1.09%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.09%) Redux
16 11 (1.09%) SOAP
16 11 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.34%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.65%) Public Cloud
3 62 (6.16%) Private Cloud
4 59 (5.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 57 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
6 54 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
7 41 (4.07%) Clustering
8 39 (3.87%) User Experience
9 36 (3.57%) Replication
10 29 (2.88%) CESG
11 28 (2.78%) Fintech
12 23 (2.28%) Management Information System
13 22 (2.18%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (1.59%) BYOD
15 15 (1.49%) PKI
16 14 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.29%) Virtual Team
18 11 (1.09%) Blackberry
19 10 (0.99%) Mobile App
20 9 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 607 (60.28%) Windows
2 315 (31.28%) Windows Server
3 221 (21.95%) Windows 10
4 164 (16.29%) Linux
5 75 (7.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 24 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 24 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (1.79%) Android
9 18 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.79%) CentOS
10 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.60%) SUSE
12 5 (0.50%) VMS
13 4 (0.40%) AIX
13 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.20%) Unix
15 1 (0.099%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (17.78%) ITIL
1 179 (17.78%) Migration
2 166 (16.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 165 (16.39%) Presales
4 154 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
5 143 (14.20%) DevOps
6 100 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
7 86 (8.54%) Network Virtualisation
8 85 (8.44%) Project Management
9 77 (7.65%) Mobile Device Management
10 71 (7.05%) Identity Access Management
11 65 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 64 (6.36%) Computer Science
13 61 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
13 61 (6.06%) Identity Management
14 52 (5.16%) Configuration Management
14 52 (5.16%) PRINCE2
15 50 (4.97%) Analytics
16 46 (4.57%) Service Management
17 45 (4.47%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 297 (29.49%) PowerShell
2 229 (22.74%) SQL
3 74 (7.35%) C#
4 46 (4.57%) JavaScript
5 37 (3.67%) Python
6 29 (2.88%) Java
7 27 (2.68%) Bash Shell
8 26 (2.58%) T-SQL
9 24 (2.38%) VBScript
10 18 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.19%) Perl
12 11 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 10 (0.99%) R
14 9 (0.89%) Go
14 9 (0.89%) PHP
14 9 (0.89%) Ruby
15 7 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.70%) Scala
16 6 (0.60%) F#
17 4 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 195 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (12.02%) MCSE
3 85 (8.44%) Degree
4 75 (7.45%) MCSA
5 51 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (4.17%) MCITP
7 30 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (2.88%) Security Cleared
9 25 (2.48%) CISSP
10 24 (2.38%) CCNA
10 24 (2.38%) CompTIA Security+
11 20 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 18 (1.79%) SC Cleared
13 15 (1.49%) HNC
13 15 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (1.09%) CCAA
15 10 (0.99%) MCP
16 9 (0.89%) CCSP
17 7 (0.70%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.56%) SLA
2 41 (4.07%) GDPR
3 6 (0.60%) HIPAA
4 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.40%) QA
6 3 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.20%) COBIT
7 2 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 950 (94.34%) Active Directory
2 230 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 196 (19.46%) Hyper-V
4 111 (11.02%) Virtual Machines
5 73 (7.25%) XenApp
6 60 (5.96%) XenDesktop
7 54 (5.36%) vSphere
8 47 (4.67%) Docker
9 32 (3.18%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (3.08%) BitLocker
11 26 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (1.59%) LXC
14 15 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 13 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (1.09%) DFS Replication
17 10 (0.99%) Xen
18 4 (0.40%) oVirt
18 4 (0.40%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 243 (24.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 231 (22.94%) SCCM
3 78 (7.75%) Single Sign-On
4 56 (5.56%) Ansible
5 41 (4.07%) Terraform
6 31 (3.08%) Kubernetes
7 27 (2.68%) SCVMM
8 26 (2.58%) FortiGate
9 24 (2.38%) Puppet
10 22 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (1.89%) AirWatch
11 19 (1.89%) WSUS
12 18 (1.79%) SCOM
13 16 (1.59%) NetBackup
14 13 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 12 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
16 11 (1.09%) Mesos
16 11 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 10 (0.99%) PowerCLI
18 9 (0.89%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 643 (63.85%) Microsoft
2 315 (31.28%) VMware
3 143 (14.20%) Citrix
4 139 (13.80%) Cisco
5 54 (5.36%) Veeam
6 40 (3.97%) New Relic
6 40 (3.97%) Trend Micro
7 34 (3.38%) Dell
8 33 (3.28%) HP
9 32 (3.18%) Oracle
9 32 (3.18%) Symantec
10 29 (2.88%) Avaya
11 27 (2.68%) NetApp
12 26 (2.58%) CheckPoint
12 26 (2.58%) CyberArk
12 26 (2.58%) Meraki
13 23 (2.28%) Google
14 18 (1.79%) CommVault
14 18 (1.79%) ServiceNow
15 17 (1.69%) Okta