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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 68 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.25% 3.85% 4.76%
As % of the System Software category 46.34% 49.28% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 68 59 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
164 138 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.33% 7.81% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 122 115 139
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £31,661
10% offered a salary of more than £54,009 £53,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

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 30 June 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 108 (69.68%) Windows
2 74 (47.74%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.13%) VMware
4 52 (33.55%) SQL Server
5 47 (30.32%) MS Exchange
6 46 (29.68%) Firewall
7 41 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (25.81%) ITIL
9 38 (24.52%) Linux
10 37 (23.87%) WAN
11 34 (21.94%) LAN
12 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (20.65%) SAN
13 32 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (18.06%) Degree
15 26 (16.77%) Hyper-V
15 26 (16.77%) SQL
16 24 (15.48%) Management Information System
16 24 (15.48%) Wireless
17 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
17 23 (14.84%) VPN
18 22 (14.19%) IIS
18 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
19 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
19 21 (13.55%) Oracle
20 20 (12.90%) DNS
20 20 (12.90%) Cisco
21 18 (11.61%) Citrix
21 18 (11.61%) HP
21 18 (11.61%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 47 (30.32%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.19%) IIS
2 22 (14.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.32%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (5.81%) Apache
4 9 (5.81%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.94%) Lync
8 2 (1.29%) WebSphere Portal
8 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.29%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.65%) Zope
9 1 (0.65%) Plone
9 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.81%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.29%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Tridion
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.81%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (29.68%) Firewall
2 37 (23.87%) WAN
3 34 (21.94%) LAN
4 32 (20.65%) SAN
5 24 (15.48%) Wireless
6 23 (14.84%) VPN
7 20 (12.90%) DNS
8 18 (11.61%) DHCP
9 17 (10.97%) TCP/IP
10 12 (7.74%) LDAP
10 12 (7.74%) VLAN
11 9 (5.81%) Ethernet
12 6 (3.87%) MPLS
12 6 (3.87%) Network Security
13 5 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (3.23%) SSL
14 4 (2.58%) NAS
15 2 (1.29%) IP Telephony
16 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
16 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.29%) QlikView
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.29%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.29%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.29%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.58%) Back Office
3 2 (1.29%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Analyst
2 24 (15.48%) Administrator
3 22 (14.19%) Consultant
3 22 (14.19%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (13.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (10.32%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.74%) Help Desk Support
8 9 (5.81%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.81%) IT Support
9 8 (5.16%) Service Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.52%) Technical Support
10 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Graduate
11 6 (3.87%) IT Consultant
11 6 (3.87%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.87%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.81%) Web Services
2 8 (5.16%) XML
3 4 (2.58%) .NET
3 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.58%) SOAP
3 4 (2.58%) WCF
3 4 (2.58%) jQuery
4 3 (1.94%) LAMP
5 2 (1.29%) JSF
5 2 (1.29%) Dojo
5 2 (1.29%) J2EE
5 2 (1.29%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.48%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.58%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) User Experience
5 2 (1.29%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) PDA
6 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) Physics
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 108 (69.68%) Windows
2 41 (26.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (24.52%) Linux
4 33 (21.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (11.61%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (8.39%) Debian
8 7 (4.52%) UNIX
8 7 (4.52%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.94%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (1.94%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.94%) CentOS
10 2 (1.29%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.81%) ITIL
2 16 (10.32%) Information Security
2 16 (10.32%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (9.03%) Project Management
5 10 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (5.81%) Line Management
7 8 (5.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (4.52%) Configuration Management
9 6 (3.87%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.87%) Information Security Management
9 6 (3.87%) Security Management
9 6 (3.87%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.23%) Web Services Management
10 5 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.58%) Information Management
11 4 (2.58%) Matrix Management
11 4 (2.58%) Risk Management
11 4 (2.58%) Migration
11 4 (2.58%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.77%) SQL
2 9 (5.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.16%) Perl
3 8 (5.16%) Python
4 6 (3.87%) VBScript
4 6 (3.87%) C
4 6 (3.87%) C#
4 6 (3.87%) Java
4 6 (3.87%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.29%) C++
5 2 (1.29%) VB
5 2 (1.29%) VBA
5 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.97%) MCSE
4 16 (10.32%) CISSP
4 16 (10.32%) CISM
5 12 (7.74%) SSCP
6 10 (6.45%) MCITP
7 7 (4.52%) MCSA
8 6 (3.87%) MCDST
8 6 (3.87%) MCP
9 4 (2.58%) CISA
10 3 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.94%) CCNA
11 2 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
11 2 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.65%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.58%) SLA
4 3 (1.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (20.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (16.77%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.81%) vSphere
4 5 (3.23%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.29%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.65%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) SCCM
2 6 (3.87%) SCOM
3 5 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.58%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.65%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.65%) WSUS
6 1 (0.65%) MOM
6 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 74 (47.74%) Microsoft
2 56 (36.13%) VMware
3 21 (13.55%) Oracle
4 20 (12.90%) Cisco
5 18 (11.61%) HP
5 18 (11.61%) Citrix
6 10 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.52%) 3PAR
8 6 (3.87%) Rackspace
9 5 (3.23%) Imperva
9 5 (3.23%) Symantec
9 5 (3.23%) WatchGuard
10 3 (1.94%) Veeam
10 3 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.94%) Mitel
10 3 (1.94%) Dell
10 3 (1.94%) EMC
10 3 (1.94%) Cognos
11 2 (1.29%) SAP
11 2 (1.29%) Google
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