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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Active Directory (Azure AD)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 311 246 138
Rank change year-on-year -65 -108 +9
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 820 580 178
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.08% 1.42% 2.02%
As % of the Cloud Services category 2.21% 2.94% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 671 499 171
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,950 £38,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% - -25.81%
75th Percentile £69,032 £71,875 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - -8.33%

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 WFH option and a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 37,160 19,719 3,850
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 48.81% 48.37% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20,908 15,293 3,376
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £83,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £61,600 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.35% +4.55%

Azure Active Directory
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Azure Active Directory trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure Active Directory
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Azure Active Directory.

Azure Active Directory salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Azure Active Directory
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Azure Active Directory over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Azure Active Directory salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Azure Active Directory job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Azure Active Directory.

1 814 (99.27%) Azure
2 783 (95.49%) Active Directory
3 561 (68.41%) Microsoft
4 519 (63.29%) Microsoft 365
5 427 (52.07%) Windows
6 275 (33.54%) PowerShell
7 222 (27.07%) Windows Server
8 216 (26.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 211 (25.73%) Microsoft Intune
10 198 (24.15%) VMware
11 185 (22.56%) SharePoint
12 179 (21.83%) ITIL
13 172 (20.98%) Social Skills
14 163 (19.88%) DNS
15 147 (17.93%) AWS
16 145 (17.68%) Agile
17 143 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 143 (17.44%) Finance
18 138 (16.83%) SCCM
19 123 (15.00%) Firewall
19 123 (15.00%) DevOps
20 119 (14.51%) SQL Server
21 118 (14.39%) Windows 10
22 116 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
23 104 (12.68%) DHCP
24 97 (11.83%) WAN
24 97 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
25 96 (11.71%) Migration
26 94 (11.46%) SQL
26 94 (11.46%) PaaS

Azure Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 185 (22.56%) SharePoint
2 74 (9.02%) MS Exchange
3 24 (2.93%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (1.83%) IIS
5 11 (1.34%) Confluence
6 10 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.10%) SAS
8 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.37%) Apache
9 3 (0.37%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Documentum
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.12%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.12%) nginx
10 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
10 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Umbraco
Applications
1 63 (7.68%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.73%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.49%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 814 (99.27%) Azure
2 519 (63.29%) Microsoft 365
3 147 (17.93%) AWS
4 94 (11.46%) PaaS
5 78 (9.51%) SaaS
6 76 (9.27%) OneDrive
7 62 (7.56%) Azure DevOps
8 60 (7.32%) IaaS
9 54 (6.59%) GCP
10 53 (6.46%) Power Platform
11 50 (6.10%) Azure Monitor
12 47 (5.73%) Azure Sentinel
13 40 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
13 40 (4.88%) Amazon S3
13 40 (4.88%) Apigee
13 40 (4.88%) Route 53
14 33 (4.02%) Azure Key Vault
15 30 (3.66%) Mimecast
16 29 (3.54%) PowerApps
17 27 (3.29%) Azure AKS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (19.88%) DNS
2 123 (15.00%) Firewall
3 104 (12.68%) DHCP
4 97 (11.83%) WAN
5 80 (9.76%) LAN
5 80 (9.76%) VPN
6 73 (8.90%) TCP/IP
7 57 (6.95%) SAN
8 38 (4.63%) Wireless
9 37 (4.51%) VLAN
10 34 (4.15%) Network Security
11 28 (3.41%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (2.20%) Internet
13 15 (1.83%) Skype
14 14 (1.71%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (1.71%) Unified Communications
14 14 (1.71%) WLAN
15 13 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (1.59%) SNMP
15 13 (1.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (14.51%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 25 (3.05%) Power BI
4 18 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
6 14 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 13 (1.59%) Big Data
8 11 (1.34%) MySQL
9 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.85%) Data Lake
11 6 (0.73%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.49%) Redis
13 3 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
13 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
14 2 (0.24%) DynamoDB
14 2 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
14 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (3.78%) Git (software)
2 23 (2.80%) JIRA
3 12 (1.46%) Gerrit
3 12 (1.46%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.98%) Postman
5 5 (0.61%) GitLab
5 5 (0.61%) NUnit
6 4 (0.49%) FxCop
6 4 (0.49%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (0.49%) SonarQube
6 4 (0.49%) Subversion
6 4 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.37%) git-flow
7 3 (0.37%) MSI
7 3 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
8 1 (0.12%) Ant
8 1 (0.12%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 172 (20.98%) Social Skills
2 143 (17.44%) Finance
3 64 (7.80%) Retail
4 55 (6.71%) Law
5 53 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
6 45 (5.49%) Legal
7 40 (4.88%) Public Sector
8 32 (3.90%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 31 (3.78%) Organisational Skills
10 20 (2.44%) Influencing Skills
11 18 (2.20%) Advertising
12 15 (1.83%) Telecoms
13 13 (1.59%) Presentation Skills
14 12 (1.46%) Games
14 12 (1.46%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.98%) Banking
15 8 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
15 8 (0.98%) Local Government
15 8 (0.98%) Marketing
16 5 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 189 (23.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (11.10%) Analyst
3 89 (10.85%) Cloud Engineer
4 76 (9.27%) Architect
5 72 (8.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 70 (8.54%) Support Engineer
7 62 (7.56%) Azure Engineer
8 51 (6.22%) IT Engineer
9 49 (5.98%) Active Directory Engineer
10 47 (5.73%) Consultant
11 46 (5.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 44 (5.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
13 43 (5.24%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
14 42 (5.12%) AWS Engineer
15 40 (4.88%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
16 39 (4.76%) Security Engineer
17 37 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 34 (4.15%) IT Support
19 33 (4.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (6.83%) .NET
2 52 (6.34%) SAML
3 45 (5.49%) OAuth
4 42 (5.12%) .NET Core
5 41 (5.00%) OAuth2
6 32 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (3.66%) ARM Templates
7 30 (3.66%) OpenID
8 20 (2.44%) ASP.NET
9 16 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.71%) ActiveMQ
10 14 (1.71%) LDAP
11 13 (1.59%) Elastic Stack
12 12 (1.46%) CSS
13 10 (1.22%) AngularJS
13 10 (1.22%) Web Services
14 9 (1.10%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.10%) Entity Framework
14 9 (1.10%) Node.js
15 8 (0.98%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 69 (8.41%) Public Cloud
2 49 (5.98%) Data Centre
3 44 (5.37%) PKI
4 41 (5.00%) Cloud Native
5 40 (4.88%) Hedge funds
6 34 (4.15%) Management Information System
6 34 (4.15%) Self-Motivation
7 28 (3.41%) Clustering
8 27 (3.29%) Replication
9 26 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (2.93%) Virtual Team
11 22 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.83%) IoT
13 14 (1.71%) User Experience
14 10 (1.22%) NHS
15 9 (1.10%) iPhone
16 8 (0.98%) Driving Licence
17 7 (0.85%) BYOD
17 7 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 427 (52.07%) Windows
2 222 (27.07%) Windows Server
3 118 (14.39%) Windows 10
4 89 (10.85%) Linux
5 68 (8.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 59 (7.20%) Windows Server 2016
7 48 (5.85%) Windows Server 2019
8 27 (3.29%) Ubuntu
9 26 (3.17%) Android
10 18 (2.20%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.34%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.34%) CentOS
11 11 (1.34%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.22%) Unix
12 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.73%) VMS
14 4 (0.49%) Debian
14 4 (0.49%) SUSE
15 2 (0.24%) Amazon Linux
15 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (26.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 179 (21.83%) ITIL
3 145 (17.68%) Agile
4 123 (15.00%) DevOps
5 97 (11.83%) Cybersecurity
6 96 (11.71%) Migration
7 78 (9.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 75 (9.15%) Problem Management
9 72 (8.78%) Service Delivery
10 70 (8.54%) Identity Management
11 67 (8.17%) CI/CD
12 65 (7.93%) Problem-Solving
13 64 (7.80%) Change Management
14 60 (7.32%) Incident Management
14 60 (7.32%) Infrastructure as Code
15 51 (6.22%) Information Security
16 49 (5.98%) Business Continuity
17 48 (5.85%) Service Management
18 47 (5.73%) Identity Access Management
19 44 (5.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 275 (33.54%) PowerShell
2 94 (11.46%) SQL
3 80 (9.76%) Python
4 64 (7.80%) Bash
5 50 (6.10%) C#
6 29 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 18 (2.20%) JavaScript
8 16 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.46%) Groovy
10 9 (1.10%) TypeScript
11 8 (0.98%) VBScript
12 7 (0.85%) Bicep
12 7 (0.85%) Java
13 5 (0.61%) VB
14 4 (0.49%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.37%) BeanShell
16 2 (0.24%) AWK
16 2 (0.24%) sed
16 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.12%) C
Qualifications
1 116 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (7.32%) Degree
3 57 (6.95%) MCSE
4 41 (5.00%) MCSA
5 40 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 35 (4.27%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (3.17%) CCNA
8 25 (3.05%) AWS Certification
9 21 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.20%) CISSP
11 17 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 16 (1.95%) SC Cleared
13 14 (1.71%) CCNP
14 13 (1.59%) CISM
15 8 (0.98%) CISA
15 8 (0.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 5 (0.61%) CEH
18 4 (0.49%) A+ Certification
18 4 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (5.73%) SLA
3 38 (4.63%) GDPR
4 15 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 14 (1.71%) PCI DSS
6 10 (1.22%) Accessibility
7 9 (1.10%) NIST
8 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 6 (0.73%) NCSC
9 3 (0.37%) COBIT
9 3 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.24%) GxP
10 2 (0.24%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 783 (95.49%) Active Directory
2 143 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (7.32%) Docker
4 58 (7.07%) Hyper-V
5 51 (6.22%) Virtual Desktop
6 37 (4.51%) vSphere
7 36 (4.39%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.29%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (2.32%) BitLocker
10 14 (1.71%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.46%) XenApp
12 8 (0.98%) VMware NSX
13 7 (0.85%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 7 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.85%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.49%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.37%) Firmware
16 3 (0.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 211 (25.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 138 (16.83%) SCCM
3 88 (10.73%) Single Sign-On
4 66 (8.05%) Terraform
5 59 (7.20%) Kubernetes
6 46 (5.61%) Ansible
7 32 (3.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 29 (3.54%) SCOM
9 24 (2.93%) vCenter Server
10 22 (2.68%) SCSM
11 15 (1.83%) Failover Clustering
11 15 (1.83%) Kibana
12 13 (1.59%) Jamf Pro
13 12 (1.46%) HAProxy
13 12 (1.46%) logstash
13 12 (1.46%) SCVMM
13 12 (1.46%) ZABBIX
14 11 (1.34%) WSUS
15 10 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
16 9 (1.10%) VxRail
Vendors
1 561 (68.41%) Microsoft
2 198 (24.15%) VMware
3 73 (8.90%) Citrix
4 63 (7.68%) Cisco
5 44 (5.37%) Splunk
6 42 (5.12%) Veeam
7 27 (3.29%) HP
8 26 (3.17%) Oracle
9 24 (2.93%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.44%) Google
11 19 (2.32%) Forcepoint
12 18 (2.20%) SolarWinds
13 15 (1.83%) Dell
13 15 (1.83%) Nimble Storage
14 14 (1.71%) Apple
15 13 (1.59%) NetApp
15 13 (1.59%) Sophos
16 12 (1.46%) Dynatrace
16 12 (1.46%) Zscaler
17 11 (1.34%) Red Hat