Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 176 264 288
Rank change year-on-year +88 +24 +37
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 95 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.38% 0.48%
As % of the Cloud Services category 4.57% 1.87% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 81 17 53
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% - +30.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £47,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £87,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +30.21%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2,081 1,873 1,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.25% 20.59% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,706 1,488 1,314
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,875 £25,675 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £63,969
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Azure Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Azure Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Active Directory in the West Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Azure Active Directory in the West Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Active Directory in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Azure Active Directory in the West Midlands

Azure Active Directory
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 August 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
Birmingham +91 68 £65,000 -21.21% 3
Coventry +18 9 £55,000 +10.00%
Solihull - 9 £44,500 - 1
Warwickshire -8 5 £55,000 - 2
Staffordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton +24 3 £55,000 -
Walsall +8 2 £62,500 -
Shropshire +4 2 £62,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £28,500 - 2
Azure Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 76 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 61 (64.21%) Windows
4 59 (62.11%) Office 365
5 48 (50.53%) VMware
6 45 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
8 42 (44.21%) Cisco
9 40 (42.11%) SQL
10 38 (40.00%) Presales
11 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
12 36 (37.89%) Citrix
12 36 (37.89%) Migration
13 33 (34.74%) DNS
13 33 (34.74%) XenApp
14 32 (33.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 30 (31.58%) DHCP
16 29 (30.53%) Project Delivery
17 28 (29.47%) AWS
18 27 (28.42%) Virtual Machines
19 26 (27.37%) vSphere
19 26 (27.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 25 (26.32%) HP
20 25 (26.32%) Dell
20 25 (26.32%) NetApp
20 25 (26.32%) Clustering
21 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
22 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Intune
22 23 (24.21%) Project Management
22 23 (24.21%) ITIL

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 16 (16.84%) SAS
2 12 (12.63%) MS Exchange
3 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.53%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
5 2 (2.11%) Apache
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 95 (100.00%) Azure
2 59 (62.11%) Office 365
3 28 (29.47%) AWS
4 22 (23.16%) IaaS
4 22 (23.16%) PaaS
5 19 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (18.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 18 (18.95%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (18.95%) Amazon ECS
6 18 (18.95%) Amazon S3
6 18 (18.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 18 (18.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 14 (14.74%) Azure Functions
7 14 (14.74%) Serverless
8 8 (8.42%) Azure Machine Learning
9 6 (6.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (4.21%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (2.11%) Azure Stack
12 1 (1.05%) Power Platform
12 1 (1.05%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.74%) DNS
2 30 (31.58%) DHCP
3 18 (18.95%) VLAN
4 17 (17.89%) iSCSI
4 17 (17.89%) NAS
5 16 (16.84%) FCoE
5 16 (16.84%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (16.84%) Spanning Tree
6 10 (10.53%) Skype
7 8 (8.42%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (8.42%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (4.21%) VoIP
9 3 (3.16%) Firewall
9 3 (3.16%) Network Security
9 3 (3.16%) SAN
9 3 (3.16%) Wireless
10 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.11%) LAN
10 2 (2.11%) VPN
10 2 (2.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.68%) Azure SQL Database
2 19 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 18 (18.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.11%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (2.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (11.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.11%) JIRA
5 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.05%) GitLab
6 1 (1.05%) MSTest
6 1 (1.05%) NUnit
6 1 (1.05%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (23.16%) Architect
3 21 (22.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (14.74%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 12 (12.63%) Consultant
8 7 (7.37%) .NET Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (7.37%) Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.26%) Azure Developer
10 5 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Implementation Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Consultant
11 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
11 4 (4.21%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
12 3 (3.16%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Web Services
2 13 (13.68%) JSON
3 8 (8.42%) SAML
4 7 (7.37%) .NET
4 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET
4 7 (7.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (3.16%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (2.11%) LDAP
7 2 (2.11%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.05%) .NET Core
8 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.05%) COM
8 1 (1.05%) CSS
8 1 (1.05%) Dapper ORM
8 1 (1.05%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.05%) REST
8 1 (1.05%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) Clustering
2 24 (25.26%) Data Centre
3 21 (22.11%) Public Cloud
4 18 (18.95%) Private Cloud
4 18 (18.95%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (14.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) Wiki
7 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (64.21%) Windows
2 37 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (12.63%) Linux
4 11 (11.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.11%) CentOS
6 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Presales
2 36 (37.89%) Migration
3 29 (30.53%) Project Delivery
4 26 (27.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (24.21%) ITIL
5 23 (24.21%) Project Management
6 20 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 18 (18.95%) Line Management
7 18 (18.95%) Technology Roadmap
8 17 (17.89%) Service Management
9 16 (16.84%) ITIL V3
10 14 (14.74%) PRINCE2
10 14 (14.74%) Technical Architecture
10 14 (14.74%) TOGAF
11 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
12 12 (12.63%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.63%) DevOps
13 11 (11.58%) Commercial Awareness
14 9 (9.47%) Asset Management
15 8 (8.42%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) SQL
2 21 (22.11%) PowerShell
3 11 (11.58%) Bash Shell
4 8 (8.42%) C#
5 1 (1.05%) Java
5 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (10.53%) MCSE
3 8 (8.42%) MCSA
4 3 (3.16%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) CCNA
5 2 (2.11%) CCNP
5 2 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.11%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 76 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 45 (47.37%) Hyper-V
3 33 (34.74%) XenApp
4 27 (28.42%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (27.37%) vSphere
6 18 (18.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (13.68%) Docker
8 8 (8.42%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.11%) UAG
9 2 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (11.58%) SCCM
3 10 (10.53%) Kubernetes
3 10 (10.53%) Terraform
4 9 (9.47%) NetBackup
4 9 (9.47%) Puppet
5 8 (8.42%) FortiGate
5 8 (8.42%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (3.16%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.11%) Ansible
8 2 (2.11%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.11%) WSUS
9 1 (1.05%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.05%) Kibana
9 1 (1.05%) logstash
9 1 (1.05%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (50.53%) VMware
2 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
3 42 (44.21%) Cisco
4 36 (37.89%) Citrix
5 25 (26.32%) Dell
5 25 (26.32%) HP
5 25 (26.32%) NetApp
6 16 (16.84%) Dell Compellent
7 13 (13.68%) Veeam
8 9 (9.47%) CommVault
9 8 (8.42%) arcserve
9 8 (8.42%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.42%) Oracle
10 3 (3.16%) Imperva
10 3 (3.16%) Meraki
10 3 (3.16%) Nimble Storage
11 1 (1.05%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.05%) Remedy
11 1 (1.05%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.05%) Symantec