Period
to 20 October 2017

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

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 758 956 1252
Rank change year-on-year +198 +296 +74
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 459 273 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.14% 0.029%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.44% 1.13% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 378 224 74
UK median annual salary £62,500 £49,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.55% +6.52% -8.00%
10th Percentile £32,350 £36,250 £39,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.92% -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 31773 24240 19969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.24% 12.70% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 26131 20358 16433
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +196 393 £62,500 +30.21% 25
London +170 242 £65,000 +18.18% 10
UK excluding London +86 167 £52,500 +9.38% 15
Midlands +47 53 £67,356 +40.33% 1
South East +59 36 £33,750 -28.95% 8
West Midlands +35 35 £69,856 +42.56% 1
North of England +6 31 £65,000 +46.07% 5
Scotland +8 23 £60,000 +22.45%
East of England +19 22 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands +38 18 £63,750 +28.79%
Yorkshire +36 15 £70,000 +59.09% 5
North West -16 13 £55,000 +22.22%
South West +12 8 £53,750 +38.71%
North East +21 5 £75,000 +36.36%
Wales +17 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 457 (99.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 435 (94.77%) Active Directory
3 379 (82.57%) Microsoft
4 272 (59.26%) Windows
5 268 (58.39%) Office 365
6 196 (42.70%) Windows Server
7 173 (37.69%) PowerShell
8 145 (31.59%) IaaS
9 123 (26.80%) SQL Server
10 119 (25.93%) VMware
11 107 (23.31%) MS Exchange
12 106 (23.09%) PaaS
13 102 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 99 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
15 93 (20.26%) DNS
15 93 (20.26%) .NET
16 91 (19.83%) VPN
17 90 (19.61%) Firewall
18 89 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
19 87 (18.95%) SQL
20 86 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
21 81 (17.65%) Finance
22 78 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
23 72 (15.69%) DevOps
24 70 (15.25%) SCCM
25 69 (15.03%) MCSE
26 68 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
27 67 (14.60%) Microsoft Intune
27 67 (14.60%) Skype
28 66 (14.38%) 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
1 107 (23.31%) MS Exchange
2 68 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (13.94%) SharePoint
4 63 (13.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (13.07%) Skype for Business
6 44 (9.59%) Confluence
7 40 (8.71%) IIS
8 28 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2007
9 24 (5.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.31%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.65%) Apache
13 3 (0.65%) CMS
13 3 (0.65%) nginx
13 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.44%) JBoss
14 2 (0.44%) Jetty
14 2 (0.44%) OpenStack
Applications
1 44 (9.59%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.31%) thinkFolio
3 5 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 457 (99.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 268 (58.39%) Office 365
3 145 (31.59%) IaaS
4 106 (23.09%) PaaS
5 99 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
6 45 (9.80%) SaaS
7 22 (4.79%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (3.92%) G Suite
8 18 (3.92%) OneDrive
9 13 (2.83%) Amazon S3
9 13 (2.83%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.61%) Sumo Logic
11 10 (2.18%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (2.18%) Yammer
12 7 (1.53%) Dropbox
13 6 (1.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (1.31%) CloudFront
14 5 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 93 (20.26%) DNS
2 91 (19.83%) VPN
3 90 (19.61%) Firewall
4 67 (14.60%) Skype
5 66 (14.38%) DHCP
6 63 (13.73%) WAN
7 30 (6.54%) DMZ
8 24 (5.23%) TCP/IP
9 22 (4.79%) VLAN
10 21 (4.58%) SAN
11 18 (3.92%) LAN
12 13 (2.83%) NAS
12 13 (2.83%) Network Security
13 12 (2.61%) LDAP
14 10 (2.18%) BGP
14 10 (2.18%) OSPF
15 9 (1.96%) HTTP
16 7 (1.53%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.53%) VoIP
17 6 (1.31%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (26.80%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.54%) Azure SQL Database
3 13 (2.83%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (2.18%) Power BI
5 6 (1.31%) DocumentDB
6 5 (1.09%) Big Data
7 4 (0.87%) MySQL
7 4 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.65%) Redis
8 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.44%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.22%) HDInsight
10 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 52 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 47 (10.24%) JIRA
3 40 (8.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 38 (8.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (3.92%) TeamCity
6 17 (3.70%) Visual Studio
7 14 (3.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.09%) Subversion
9 4 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.44%) Chocolatey
11 2 (0.44%) Gradle
11 2 (0.44%) NUnit
11 2 (0.44%) Psake
11 2 (0.44%) Travis CI
12 1 (0.22%) Babel
12 1 (0.22%) GitLab
12 1 (0.22%) Grunt
12 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 81 (17.65%) Finance
2 30 (6.54%) Banking
3 13 (2.83%) Legal
4 9 (1.96%) Games
5 4 (0.87%) Advertising
5 4 (0.87%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.87%) Marketing
5 4 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.65%) Law
7 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.44%) Front Office
7 2 (0.44%) Music Industry
7 2 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 88 (19.17%) Consultant
2 74 (16.12%) Architect
2 74 (16.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 51 (11.11%) Analyst
4 44 (9.59%) Azure Consultant
5 42 (9.15%) Azure Engineer
5 42 (9.15%) Cloud Engineer
6 37 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
7 36 (7.84%) Exchange Engineer
8 35 (7.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (7.63%) Office 365 Engineer
9 34 (7.41%) Messaging Engineer
10 31 (6.75%) Cloud Consultant
11 29 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
12 28 (6.10%) Azure DevOps
12 28 (6.10%) Cloud Architect
12 28 (6.10%) Developer
13 24 (5.23%) Azure DevOps Engineer
13 24 (5.23%) Support Engineer
14 19 (4.14%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (20.26%) .NET
2 50 (10.89%) HTML
3 35 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 35 (7.63%) Web Services
4 32 (6.97%) CSS
5 19 (4.14%) REST
6 16 (3.49%) .NET Framework
6 16 (3.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (3.27%) HTML5
7 15 (3.27%) Node.js
8 14 (3.05%) Entity Framework
8 14 (3.05%) RESTful
9 13 (2.83%) Redux
9 13 (2.83%) SOAP
10 11 (2.40%) JSON
10 11 (2.40%) Sass
11 10 (2.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (2.18%) WAP
12 7 (1.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (1.31%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 25 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 24 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 20 (4.36%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (4.14%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.14%) PKI
5 19 (4.14%) Virtual Team
6 17 (3.70%) Private Cloud
7 15 (3.27%) EMC VNX
8 14 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.05%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.05%) Public Cloud
9 13 (2.83%) BYOD
10 12 (2.61%) Clustering
11 11 (2.40%) User Experience
12 7 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (1.31%) Fat Client
13 6 (1.31%) iPad
13 6 (1.31%) Thin Client
14 5 (1.09%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 272 (59.26%) Windows
2 196 (42.70%) Windows Server
3 86 (18.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 78 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (13.94%) Windows 10
6 46 (10.02%) Linux
7 40 (8.71%) Windows 7
8 19 (4.14%) Mac OS X
9 10 (2.18%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.96%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.74%) CentOS
12 5 (1.09%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.87%) Android
13 4 (0.87%) SUSE
14 3 (0.65%) VMS
14 3 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.22%) Debian
15 1 (0.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (15.69%) DevOps
3 64 (13.94%) Migration
4 62 (13.51%) ITIL
5 61 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (11.76%) Identity Management
7 53 (11.55%) TDD
8 50 (10.89%) Presales
9 47 (10.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 46 (10.02%) Project Management
11 43 (9.37%) High Availability
12 34 (7.41%) BDD
13 31 (6.75%) Coaching
13 31 (6.75%) Identity Access Management
14 30 (6.54%) Mentoring
15 28 (6.10%) Network Virtualisation
15 28 (6.10%) Performance Management
16 27 (5.88%) E-Commerce
17 24 (5.23%) Information Security
18 22 (4.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 173 (37.69%) PowerShell
2 87 (18.95%) SQL
3 52 (11.33%) C#
4 44 (9.59%) Java
5 39 (8.50%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.40%) Python
6 11 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.40%) VBScript
7 10 (2.18%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.53%) Ruby
9 6 (1.31%) C++
10 4 (0.87%) R
10 4 (0.87%) Scala
11 3 (0.65%) C
12 2 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.44%) F#
12 2 (0.44%) Perl
12 2 (0.44%) PHP
13 1 (0.22%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 89 (19.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (15.03%) MCSE
3 47 (10.24%) MCSA
4 30 (6.54%) Degree
5 24 (5.23%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 16 (3.49%) CISSP
8 12 (2.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 12 (2.61%) CISM
8 12 (2.61%) GIAC
8 12 (2.61%) ISSAP
8 12 (2.61%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.74%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (1.31%) MCSD
11 5 (1.09%) CCIE
11 5 (1.09%) CCNP
11 5 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (0.87%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.87%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.10%) QA
2 9 (1.96%) SLA
3 6 (1.31%) HIPAA
4 5 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.09%) GDPR
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 435 (94.77%) Active Directory
2 61 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (10.68%) Hyper-V
4 35 (7.63%) Docker
5 26 (5.66%) vSphere
6 20 (4.36%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.31%) DFS Replication
8 6 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.31%) XenDesktop
9 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.87%) XenApp
10 2 (0.44%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 70 (15.25%) SCCM
2 67 (14.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 54 (11.76%) Puppet
4 41 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
5 33 (7.19%) SCOM
6 18 (3.92%) AirWatch
7 11 (2.40%) WSUS
8 10 (2.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 9 (1.96%) Ansible
9 9 (1.96%) Terraform
10 8 (1.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 7 (1.53%) Nagios
12 6 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.31%) XenMobile
13 5 (1.09%) SCSM
14 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.87%) MIIS
15 3 (0.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
15 3 (0.65%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 379 (82.57%) Microsoft
2 119 (25.93%) VMware
3 58 (12.64%) Cisco
4 45 (9.80%) Splunk
5 34 (7.41%) Citrix
6 29 (6.32%) HP
7 26 (5.66%) IBM
8 22 (4.79%) Google
9 16 (3.49%) EMC
10 15 (3.27%) Oracle
11 13 (2.83%) IronPort
11 13 (2.83%) Salesforce.com
12 12 (2.61%) Dell
12 12 (2.61%) ServiceNow
13 11 (2.40%) Apple
13 11 (2.40%) Symantec
14 10 (2.18%) Meraki
15 9 (1.96%) AppDynamics
15 9 (1.96%) SonicWALL
15 9 (1.96%) Sophos