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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 48 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 88 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.58% 4.88% 4.93%
As % of the System Software category 46.67% 54.32% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 60 80 77
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,770 £20,950 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
135 162 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.82% 8.98% 10.95%
Number of salaries quoted 107 137 139
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 4 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (75.00%) Windows
2 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
3 56 (38.89%) VMware
4 45 (31.25%) ITIL
5 42 (29.17%) Firewall
6 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 38 (26.39%) Linux
8 37 (25.69%) SQL Server
8 37 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 34 (23.61%) WAN
11 33 (22.92%) LAN
11 33 (22.92%) SAN
12 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 27 (18.75%) Management Information System
14 26 (18.06%) Cisco
15 25 (17.36%) VPN
16 24 (16.67%) Degree
17 23 (15.97%) Hyper-V
17 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (15.28%) Wireless
18 22 (15.28%) Oracle
19 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
20 20 (13.89%) SQL
20 20 (13.89%) Windows 7
21 19 (13.19%) DNS
21 19 (13.19%) Project Management
22 18 (12.50%) HP
22 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
22 18 (12.50%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 30 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) IIS
3 14 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 13 (9.03%) Tomcat
5 12 (8.33%) Apache
5 12 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (2.08%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.08%) Lync
10 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.39%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.69%) Zope
11 1 (0.69%) Plone
11 1 (0.69%) WorkSite
Applications
1 21 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.39%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Tridion
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.72%) Office 365
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.17%) Firewall
2 34 (23.61%) WAN
3 33 (22.92%) LAN
3 33 (22.92%) SAN
4 25 (17.36%) VPN
5 22 (15.28%) Wireless
6 19 (13.19%) DNS
7 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 17 (11.81%) DHCP
9 15 (10.42%) LDAP
10 9 (6.25%) VLAN
11 5 (3.47%) NAS
11 5 (3.47%) MPLS
12 4 (2.78%) Ethernet
13 3 (2.08%) VoIP
13 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
13 3 (2.08%) Network Security
14 2 (1.39%) Multicast
14 2 (1.39%) Junos
14 2 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (25.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.39%) QlikView
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.39%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.39%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.78%) Finance
3 1 (0.69%) Automotive
3 1 (0.69%) Retail
3 1 (0.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (20.83%) Analyst
2 23 (15.97%) Administrator
3 19 (13.19%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (11.81%) Consultant
6 14 (9.72%) Support Analyst
7 12 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.64%) Technical Support
9 9 (6.25%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.86%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (4.17%) Support Consultant
12 6 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.17%) IT Consultant
13 5 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Security Consultant
13 5 (3.47%) 1st Line Support
13 5 (3.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) XML
2 5 (3.47%) Web Services
3 3 (2.08%) jQuery
3 3 (2.08%) WCF
3 3 (2.08%) LAMP
3 3 (2.08%) .NET
3 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.08%) SOAP
4 2 (1.39%) J2EE
4 2 (1.39%) JSF
4 2 (1.39%) Dojo
4 2 (1.39%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 2 (1.39%) GIS
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 108 (75.00%) Windows
2 39 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (26.39%) Linux
4 36 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.89%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (11.11%) Debian
8 9 (6.25%) UNIX
9 3 (2.08%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.08%) CentOS
9 3 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.39%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.39%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (31.25%) ITIL
2 19 (13.19%) Project Management
3 14 (9.72%) Information Security
3 14 (9.72%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (9.72%) Line Management
4 13 (9.03%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.25%) CRM
7 7 (4.86%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.17%) Migration
8 6 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.47%) Network Management
9 5 (3.47%) Matrix Management
9 5 (3.47%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.78%) Risk Management
10 4 (2.78%) Information Management
10 4 (2.78%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.78%) Identity Management
10 4 (2.78%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.89%) SQL
2 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.94%) Perl
3 10 (6.94%) Python
4 5 (3.47%) VBScript
4 5 (3.47%) C#
4 5 (3.47%) Java
4 5 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C
6 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.39%) VB
6 2 (1.39%) VBA
7 1 (0.69%) C++
7 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (16.67%) Degree
2 23 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (12.50%) MCSE
4 14 (9.72%) CISSP
4 14 (9.72%) CISM
5 10 (6.94%) SSCP
6 9 (6.25%) MCITP
6 9 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.86%) MCP
7 7 (4.86%) CCNA
8 4 (2.78%) CCNP
8 4 (2.78%) CISA
8 4 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.78%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.39%) MCSA
10 2 (1.39%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.17%) SLA
4 3 (2.08%) COBIT
5 2 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 37 (25.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (15.97%) Hyper-V
3 11 (7.64%) vSphere
4 5 (3.47%) XenDesktop
4 5 (3.47%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.08%) XenServer
6 2 (1.39%) XenApp
7 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.39%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.69%) SCOM
5 1 (0.69%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.69%) MOM
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 59 (40.97%) Microsoft
2 56 (38.89%) VMware
3 26 (18.06%) Cisco
4 22 (15.28%) Oracle
5 18 (12.50%) HP
6 12 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.64%) Citrix
8 5 (3.47%) Juniper
8 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.47%) EMC
8 5 (3.47%) Rackspace
9 4 (2.78%) 3PAR
9 4 (2.78%) F5
10 3 (2.08%) Veeam
10 3 (2.08%) Mitel
10 3 (2.08%) Dell
10 3 (2.08%) Cognos
11 2 (1.39%) SAP
11 2 (1.39%) NetApp
11 2 (1.39%) ESRI
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