Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 199 172 118
Rank change year-on-year -27 -54 +93
Permanent jobs citing Azure Active Directory 461 178 191
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.59% 1.70% 2.61%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.35% 3.71% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 330 171 184
10th Percentile £36,475 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £80,000 £69,375 £76,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £77,500 £79,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -4.17%

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 13,752 4,794 3,027
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 47.50% 45.91% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11,015 4,364 2,704
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.65% -5.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,563 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 January 2022.

Azure Active Directory salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, Azure Active Directory job roles required the following IT 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.

1 456 (98.92%) Azure
2 435 (94.36%) Active Directory
3 353 (76.57%) Microsoft
4 341 (73.97%) Microsoft 365
5 236 (51.19%) Windows
6 173 (37.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 160 (34.71%) Windows Server
8 120 (26.03%) Presales
9 118 (25.60%) Finance
10 112 (24.30%) PowerShell
10 112 (24.30%) Data Centre
11 105 (22.78%) Windows 10
12 99 (21.48%) Requirements Gathering
12 99 (21.48%) SharePoint
13 94 (20.39%) Public Cloud
14 93 (20.17%) SCCM
14 93 (20.17%) Migration
15 86 (18.66%) VMware
15 86 (18.66%) Social Skills
16 79 (17.14%) DevOps
17 77 (16.70%) SQL
18 76 (16.49%) Firewall
19 75 (16.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
20 67 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 63 (13.67%) Single Sign-On
22 60 (13.02%) VPN
23 59 (12.80%) Apple
24 56 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
25 55 (11.93%) Self-Motivation
26 54 (11.71%) Security Cleared

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 99 (21.48%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.69%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (2.39%) Skype for Business
5 8 (1.74%) CMS
6 7 (1.52%) IIS
7 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.08%) WordPress
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.43%) Confluence
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.22%) Ethereum
Applications
1 29 (6.29%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 14 (3.04%) Sentinel
2 8 (1.74%) Workfront
3 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.43%) Findur
Cloud Services
1 456 (98.92%) Azure
2 341 (73.97%) Microsoft 365
3 53 (11.50%) IaaS
4 51 (11.06%) OneDrive
5 48 (10.41%) PaaS
6 37 (8.03%) Power Platform
7 36 (7.81%) Azure Monitor
8 29 (6.29%) AWS
9 19 (4.12%) Azure Sentinel
10 18 (3.90%) Azure Logic Apps
11 17 (3.69%) Azure Storage
11 17 (3.69%) SaaS
12 16 (3.47%) Azure Service Bus
13 14 (3.04%) Azure Service Fabric
13 14 (3.04%) Power Automate
13 14 (3.04%) PowerApps
14 12 (2.60%) Azure App Service
14 12 (2.60%) Azure Key Vault
14 12 (2.60%) Google Workspace
15 10 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (16.49%) Firewall
2 60 (13.02%) VPN
3 43 (9.33%) Unified Communications
4 35 (7.59%) DNS
5 18 (3.90%) DHCP
6 16 (3.47%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.25%) VoIP
8 13 (2.82%) SAN
8 13 (2.82%) Skype
9 10 (2.17%) Network Security
10 9 (1.95%) LAN
11 8 (1.74%) NAS
11 8 (1.74%) WAN
12 5 (1.08%) VLAN
13 4 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.65%) Intranet
14 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.65%) SMTP
14 3 (0.65%) WebEx
14 3 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 21 (4.56%) Power BI
4 10 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.30%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.65%) MySQL
8 2 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.22%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2017
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (1.74%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (1.08%) Postman
5 5 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.65%) Cypress.io
6 3 (0.65%) Jasmine
6 3 (0.65%) JIRA
6 3 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (0.43%) GitLab
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.22%) JUnit
8 1 (0.22%) NUnit
8 1 (0.22%) Selenium
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 118 (25.60%) Finance
2 86 (18.66%) Social Skills
3 32 (6.94%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.42%) Marketing
5 20 (4.34%) Documentation Skills
6 18 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.25%) Organisational Skills
8 14 (3.04%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (3.04%) Public Sector
9 7 (1.52%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
11 5 (1.08%) Games
11 5 (1.08%) Law
11 5 (1.08%) Retail
12 4 (0.87%) Legal
13 3 (0.65%) Advertising
14 1 (0.22%) Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Czech Language
14 1 (0.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 144 (31.24%) Consultant
2 110 (23.86%) Technical Consultant
3 95 (20.61%) Cloud Consultant
4 71 (15.40%) Architect
5 47 (10.20%) Azure Engineer
6 45 (9.76%) Developer
6 45 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 39 (8.46%) IT Engineer
8 30 (6.51%) Analyst
8 30 (6.51%) Cloud Engineer
9 29 (6.29%) Senior Developer
10 27 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
11 26 (5.64%) Support Engineer
12 23 (4.99%) Technical Architect
13 20 (4.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (4.34%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
14 19 (4.12%) IT Support
15 18 (3.90%) .NET Developer
15 18 (3.90%) Cloud Architect
16 17 (3.69%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.06%) .NET
2 27 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 26 (5.64%) ARM Templates
4 24 (5.21%) .NET Core
5 23 (4.99%) JSON
6 20 (4.34%) CSS
7 15 (3.25%) jQuery
8 12 (2.60%) Web Services
9 11 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.39%) ASP.NET
9 11 (2.39%) Entity Framework
9 11 (2.39%) HTML
9 11 (2.39%) React
10 10 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (2.17%) LDAP
10 10 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (1.95%) SAML
12 6 (1.30%) WinForms
13 5 (1.08%) Node.js
13 5 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (24.30%) Data Centre
2 94 (20.39%) Public Cloud
3 55 (11.93%) Self-Motivation
4 13 (2.82%) User Experience
5 12 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
6 11 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 10 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.17%) N-Tier
8 9 (1.95%) Clustering
9 8 (1.74%) Data Protection Act
10 7 (1.52%) Blog
11 5 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.87%) Biotechnology
12 4 (0.87%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
12 4 (0.87%) PKI
13 3 (0.65%) Replication
13 3 (0.65%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 236 (51.19%) Windows
2 160 (34.71%) Windows Server
3 105 (22.78%) Windows 10
4 25 (5.42%) Linux
5 23 (4.99%) Windows Server 2019
6 19 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (3.90%) Android
7 18 (3.90%) Apple iOS
8 15 (3.25%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.43%) Unix
13 1 (0.22%) CentOS
13 1 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.22%) VMS
13 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (26.03%) Presales
2 99 (21.48%) Requirements Gathering
3 93 (20.17%) Migration
4 79 (17.14%) DevOps
5 67 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 56 (12.15%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (11.06%) Cybersecurity
8 45 (9.76%) Mentoring
9 44 (9.54%) Software Licensing
10 43 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
11 41 (8.89%) Identity Management
12 39 (8.46%) ITIL
13 38 (8.24%) Microservices
14 32 (6.94%) Project Delivery
15 31 (6.72%) Service Delivery
16 30 (6.51%) Penetration Testing
17 29 (6.29%) MITRE ATT&CK
17 29 (6.29%) Mobile Device Management
17 29 (6.29%) OWASP
17 29 (6.29%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 112 (24.30%) PowerShell
2 77 (16.70%) SQL
3 48 (10.41%) C#
4 19 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.69%) PL/SQL
6 13 (2.82%) Python
7 11 (2.39%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.30%) Java
9 5 (1.08%) Scala
10 3 (0.65%) Bash
10 3 (0.65%) C
10 3 (0.65%) VBScript
11 1 (0.22%) Bicep
11 1 (0.22%) C++
11 1 (0.22%) Perl
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 53 (11.50%) SC Cleared
3 37 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (7.38%) CISSP
5 25 (5.42%) MCSE
6 19 (4.12%) Degree
7 16 (3.47%) MCSA
8 9 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.65%) AWS Certification
12 3 (0.65%) CCNA
13 2 (0.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 2 (0.43%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.43%) CISA
13 2 (0.43%) Master's Degree
13 2 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (8.89%) GDPR
3 37 (8.03%) Cyber Essentials
4 31 (6.72%) NIST
5 29 (6.29%) PCI DSS
6 11 (2.39%) SLA
7 6 (1.30%) NCSC
8 4 (0.87%) QA
9 2 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.22%) PMO
10 1 (0.22%) SOC 2
System Software
1 435 (94.36%) Active Directory
2 54 (11.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (11.06%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 17 (3.69%) Docker
6 9 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (1.52%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.22%) NDS
11 1 (0.22%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.22%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 173 (37.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 93 (20.17%) SCCM
3 75 (16.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 63 (13.67%) Single Sign-On
5 25 (5.42%) Kubernetes
5 25 (5.42%) Terraform
6 15 (3.25%) SCOM
7 13 (2.82%) Ansible
8 9 (1.95%) WSUS
9 8 (1.74%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.74%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.52%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.65%) Puppet
13 2 (0.43%) Grafana
13 2 (0.43%) Jamf Pro
13 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
13 2 (0.43%) VxRail
Vendors
1 353 (76.57%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.66%) VMware
3 59 (12.80%) Apple
4 45 (9.76%) Adobe
5 36 (7.81%) Citrix
6 20 (4.34%) Cisco
7 17 (3.69%) Oracle
8 12 (2.60%) ServiceNow
9 11 (2.39%) Veeam
10 9 (1.95%) Google
10 9 (1.95%) Remedy
11 8 (1.74%) Ivanti
12 7 (1.52%) EMC
12 7 (1.52%) MobileIron
12 7 (1.52%) NetApp
12 7 (1.52%) Okta
13 6 (1.30%) CyberArk
14 5 (1.08%) Zscaler
15 4 (0.87%) Palo Alto
15 4 (0.87%) Samsung