The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 29 55
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 77 121 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.11% 7.29% 4.22%
As % of the System Software category 38.31% 56.54% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 112 54
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,550 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
201 214 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.35% 12.90% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 124 156 91
Average salary £36,294 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.21% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cambridge

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 56 (44.80%) Windows Server
3 49 (39.20%) VMware
4 43 (34.40%) Linux
5 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 36 (28.80%) ITIL
7 35 (28.00%) MS Exchange
8 34 (27.20%) Degree
9 28 (22.40%) SQL
10 26 (20.80%) Firewall
11 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
11 23 (18.40%) Citrix
12 22 (17.60%) DNS
12 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (16.80%) Cisco
13 21 (16.80%) MS Excel
14 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
16 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
17 15 (12.00%) PKI
17 15 (12.00%) MS Office
17 15 (12.00%) VPN
17 15 (12.00%) WAN
17 15 (12.00%) Server Building
18 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
18 14 (11.20%) HP
19 13 (10.40%) IBM
19 13 (10.40%) LAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.00%) IIS
4 8 (6.40%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.40%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.40%) Apache
6 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (16.80%) MS Excel
2 15 (12.00%) MS Office
3 4 (3.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.60%) IaaS
4 1 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (20.80%) Firewall
2 22 (17.60%) DNS
3 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.00%) VPN
4 15 (12.00%) WAN
5 13 (10.40%) LAN
6 9 (7.20%) LDAP
7 8 (6.40%) Network Security
7 8 (6.40%) SAN
8 6 (4.80%) Wireless
9 5 (4.00%) DHCP
9 5 (4.00%) SSL
10 4 (3.20%) VLAN
11 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
11 2 (1.60%) VoIP
12 1 (0.80%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.80%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.80%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.80%) SNMP
12 1 (0.80%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (4.00%) Finance
2 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (19.20%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (18.40%) Administrator
3 19 (15.20%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Support Engineer
5 17 (13.60%) Analyst
6 16 (12.80%) Graduate
7 15 (12.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
7 15 (12.00%) IT Support
8 12 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Service Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (8.00%) Team Leader
10 9 (7.20%) IT Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Junior
11 8 (6.40%) Network Administrator
11 8 (6.40%) Network Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) Windows Administrator
11 8 (6.40%) Windows Systems Administrator
12 7 (5.60%) Consultant
12 7 (5.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.80%) Web Services
2 8 (6.40%) WCF
2 8 (6.40%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (5.60%) .NET
4 5 (4.00%) J2EE
4 5 (4.00%) REST
4 5 (4.00%) RESTful
4 5 (4.00%) SailPoint
4 5 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.00%) PKI
2 14 (11.20%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.20%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.40%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.20%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.20%) Clustering
8 3 (2.40%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.60%) BYOD
9 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.80%) iPad
10 1 (0.80%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 56 (44.80%) Windows Server
3 43 (34.40%) Linux
4 22 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.20%) Unix
8 8 (6.40%) Windows 7
9 6 (4.80%) Mac OS X
10 5 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (3.20%) CentOS
11 4 (3.20%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.20%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.80%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.80%) ITIL
2 15 (12.00%) Server Building
3 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
4 11 (8.80%) Incident Management
4 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
5 9 (7.20%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (7.20%) Network Design
6 8 (6.40%) Machine Learning
6 8 (6.40%) Project Planning
7 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.60%) Time Management
8 6 (4.80%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (4.00%) Identity Management
9 5 (4.00%) Information Security
9 5 (4.00%) Migration
9 5 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.20%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (3.20%) Configuration Management
10 4 (3.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.40%) SQL
2 11 (8.80%) PowerShell
3 8 (6.40%) Bash Shell
3 8 (6.40%) Python
4 5 (4.00%) C++
4 5 (4.00%) Java
4 5 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.20%) Perl
6 1 (0.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Degree
2 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (9.60%) MCSE
4 5 (4.00%) HNC
5 3 (2.40%) CCNA
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.60%) CCA
6 2 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.60%) MCITP
6 2 (1.60%) MCSA
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.80%) CCNP
7 1 (0.80%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.80%) vSphere
4 8 (6.40%) XenApp
5 6 (4.80%) XenServer
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (3.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.80%) KVM
9 1 (0.80%) Xen
9 1 (0.80%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.80%) SCCM
2 8 (6.40%) SCOM
3 7 (5.60%) Puppet
4 5 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.20%) Ansible
5 4 (3.20%) CFEngine
5 4 (3.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.40%) Nagios
7 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (39.20%) VMware
2 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.40%) Citrix
4 21 (16.80%) Cisco
5 14 (11.20%) HP
6 13 (10.40%) IBM
7 11 (8.80%) Veeam
8 10 (8.00%) Oracle
9 7 (5.60%) Dell
9 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
10 5 (4.00%) CA
11 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.20%) Juniper
11 4 (3.20%) NetApp
12 2 (1.60%) EMC
12 2 (1.60%) Intel Security
12 2 (1.60%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.60%) Remedy
12 2 (1.60%) Sophos
12 2 (1.60%) Symantec
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
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