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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 63 28
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -35
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 68 48 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.77% 3.30% 7.72%
As % of the System Software category 39.77% 40.00% 58.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63 46 119
Median salary £37,500 £37,400 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.26% +6.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £46,750 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
171 120 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.50% 8.24% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 149 103 200
Median salary £40,750 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.84% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
3 68 (54.40%) VMware
4 67 (53.60%) Windows Server
5 49 (39.20%) MS Exchange
6 46 (36.80%) Firewall
7 43 (34.40%) DNS
8 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
10 33 (26.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (26.40%) SAN
10 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
11 32 (25.60%) Linux
11 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
12 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (21.60%) PowerShell
13 27 (21.60%) ITIL
13 27 (21.60%) DHCP
14 25 (20.00%) SCCM
14 25 (20.00%) Cisco
15 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
15 24 (19.20%) vSphere
16 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (17.60%) HP
17 22 (17.60%) Driving Licence
18 21 (16.80%) VPN
18 21 (16.80%) EMC
19 19 (15.20%) IIS
19 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 49 (39.20%) MS Exchange
2 19 (15.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (15.20%) IIS
3 6 (4.80%) GroupWise
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.60%) Apache
5 2 (1.60%) WordPress
6 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.80%) nginx
6 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 29 (23.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (12.00%) Office 365
3 12 (9.60%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (7.20%) SaaS
5 6 (4.80%) PaaS
6 1 (0.80%) GitHub
6 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (36.80%) Firewall
2 43 (34.40%) DNS
3 36 (28.80%) TCP/IP
4 33 (26.40%) SAN
5 27 (21.60%) DHCP
6 21 (16.80%) VPN
7 18 (14.40%) LAN
8 13 (10.40%) WAN
9 8 (6.40%) VLAN
10 5 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.20%) Network Security
11 4 (3.20%) Wireless
12 3 (2.40%) ADSL
12 3 (2.40%) BGP
12 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.40%) HTTP
12 3 (2.40%) Junos
12 3 (2.40%) NAS
12 3 (2.40%) SSH
12 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQLite
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 16 (12.80%) Finance
2 8 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.60%) French Language
3 2 (1.60%) German Language
3 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.80%) Back Office
4 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (20.80%) Windows Engineer
3 21 (16.80%) IT Engineer
4 20 (16.00%) Analyst
5 18 (14.40%) Systems Engineer
6 16 (12.80%) VMware Engineer
7 15 (12.00%) Support Engineer
8 13 (10.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (8.00%) Administrator
9 10 (8.00%) IT Support
9 10 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
10 9 (7.20%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Server Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Windows Server Engineer
10 9 (7.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.40%) SCCM Engineer
12 7 (5.60%) IT Support Engineer
13 6 (4.80%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (4.80%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) XML
2 3 (2.40%) XSL
3 2 (1.60%) LAMP
4 1 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Driving Licence
2 9 (7.20%) Replication
3 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
3 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.20%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.20%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.60%) Physics
6 2 (1.60%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.60%) Statistics
7 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.80%) PKI
7 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (67.20%) Windows
2 67 (53.60%) Windows Server
3 32 (25.60%) Linux
3 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (12.00%) Unix
6 14 (11.20%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.40%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.60%) CentOS
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.80%) Debian
11 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) ITIL
2 13 (10.40%) Migration
3 12 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.60%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (5.60%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.80%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.80%) Service Management
6 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.00%) Regulatory Compliance
6 5 (4.00%) Time Management
7 4 (3.20%) ERP
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (2.40%) Change Management
8 3 (2.40%) Data Management
8 3 (2.40%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.40%) Information Security
8 3 (2.40%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.40%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.60%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.20%) SQL
3 4 (3.20%) Perl
4 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.40%) PHP
4 3 (2.40%) Python
5 1 (0.80%) C
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (26.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.20%) Degree
3 13 (10.40%) MCITP
4 12 (9.60%) MCSE
5 7 (5.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (4.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (3.20%) CCNA
7 4 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (2.40%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.60%) CISM
9 2 (1.60%) CISSP
9 2 (1.60%) MCP
9 2 (1.60%) Postgraduate
9 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.60%) SSCP
10 1 (0.80%) CCA
10 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.40%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) COBIT
3 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (29.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
3 24 (19.20%) vSphere
4 9 (7.20%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (5.60%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (5.60%) XenApp
6 6 (4.80%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.60%) Docker
7 2 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.80%) iptables
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.80%) Postfix
8 1 (0.80%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.80%) Xen
8 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (20.00%) SCCM
2 10 (8.00%) SCOM
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.20%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
6 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.80%) Nagios
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 77 (61.60%) Microsoft
2 68 (54.40%) VMware
3 25 (20.00%) Cisco
4 22 (17.60%) HP
5 21 (16.80%) EMC
6 17 (13.60%) NetApp
7 13 (10.40%) Citrix
7 13 (10.40%) Veeam
8 8 (6.40%) Juniper
9 7 (5.60%) Dell
10 6 (4.80%) IBM
10 6 (4.80%) Nortel
10 6 (4.80%) Novell
10 6 (4.80%) SolarWinds
11 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.20%) Apple
11 4 (3.20%) JD Edwards
12 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.40%) Compaq
13 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
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