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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 46 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +41
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 88 67 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.07% 4.46% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 47.57% 40.36% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 82 61 37
Average salary £28,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
185 166 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.66% 11.06% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 144 132 112
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 28 November 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 136 (69.39%) Windows
2 123 (62.76%) Microsoft
3 73 (37.24%) Linux
4 72 (36.73%) ITIL
5 54 (27.55%) VMware
6 51 (26.02%) MS Excel
7 49 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 42 (21.43%) Firewall
9 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (20.41%) MS Office
11 38 (19.39%) SQL
11 38 (19.39%) Windows 7
12 36 (18.37%) Degree
13 35 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 31 (15.82%) Oracle
15 30 (15.31%) SCCM
16 29 (14.80%) SharePoint
16 29 (14.80%) DNS
16 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 27 (13.78%) Oracle Database
17 27 (13.78%) SQL Server
17 27 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (13.27%) Windows XP
19 24 (12.24%) Hyper-V
19 24 (12.24%) SAP
20 23 (11.73%) LAN
20 23 (11.73%) WAN
20 23 (11.73%) DHCP
20 23 (11.73%) Migration
21 21 (10.71%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 49 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 29 (14.80%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.18%) Apache
4 11 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.10%) Lync
6 7 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.57%) IIS
7 6 (3.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 51 (26.02%) MS Excel
2 40 (20.41%) MS Office
3 5 (2.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (7.65%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.53%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.63%) SaaS
1 13 (6.63%) Office 365
2 10 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.59%) PaaS
3 9 (4.59%) IaaS
4 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (21.43%) Firewall
2 29 (14.80%) DNS
3 23 (11.73%) LAN
3 23 (11.73%) WAN
3 23 (11.73%) DHCP
4 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.12%) VPN
5 12 (6.12%) VoIP
6 9 (4.59%) Kerberos
7 8 (4.08%) SAN
8 7 (3.57%) Internet
9 6 (3.06%) Network Security
10 5 (2.55%) VLAN
11 3 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.02%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.02%) NAS
12 2 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.02%) InfiniBand
12 2 (1.02%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.78%) SQL Server
1 27 (13.78%) Oracle Database
2 9 (4.59%) Relational Database
2 9 (4.59%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.08%) Big Data
4 6 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.53%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.02%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (7.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 9 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.55%) Electronics
4 4 (2.04%) Finance
5 3 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Military
6 2 (1.02%) Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 53 (27.04%) Administrator
2 41 (20.92%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (19.39%) Analyst
4 35 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 26 (13.27%) Service Analyst
6 25 (12.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (10.71%) IT Support
8 20 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (9.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (6.63%) Architect
11 12 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
12 11 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (5.10%) Support Analyst
13 10 (5.10%) Consultant
13 10 (5.10%) Team Leader
14 9 (4.59%) Enterprise Architect
14 9 (4.59%) Senior Systems Administrator
14 9 (4.59%) Security Architect
14 9 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (4.59%) Service Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.59%) J2EE
1 9 (4.59%) SAML
2 5 (2.55%) .NET
3 2 (1.02%) WCF
3 2 (1.02%) jQuery
3 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.02%) SOAP
3 2 (1.02%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) WAP
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Blackberry
1 18 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.65%) Computer Science
2 15 (7.65%) Open Source
3 13 (6.63%) PKI
4 8 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.55%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.55%) Physics
6 4 (2.04%) iPhone
6 4 (2.04%) Kindle
7 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.02%) Chip and PIN
8 2 (1.02%) PDA
8 2 (1.02%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 136 (69.39%) Windows
2 73 (37.24%) Linux
3 41 (20.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (19.39%) Windows 7
5 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (13.27%) Windows XP
7 18 (9.18%) CentOS
7 18 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (7.65%) Android
9 12 (6.12%) Windows 8
10 11 (5.61%) UNIX
11 10 (5.10%) Apple iOS
12 9 (4.59%) Windows Phone
13 8 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.51%) Debian
15 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.73%) ITIL
2 23 (11.73%) Migration
3 19 (9.69%) Performance Tuning
4 17 (8.67%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.16%) Asset Management
6 15 (7.65%) Data Analysis
6 15 (7.65%) ERP
7 11 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.61%) Identity Management
7 11 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (4.59%) BPMN
8 9 (4.59%) TOGAF
8 9 (4.59%) UML
8 9 (4.59%) Line Management
9 8 (4.08%) Project Management
9 8 (4.08%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.57%) Time Management
11 5 (2.55%) Network Management
11 5 (2.55%) CRM
11 5 (2.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.39%) SQL
2 18 (9.18%) T-SQL
3 17 (8.67%) Perl
4 15 (7.65%) C#
4 15 (7.65%) Python
5 14 (7.14%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.02%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.02%) C++
7 2 (1.02%) Java
7 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.02%) C
8 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (18.37%) Degree
2 35 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (10.20%) MCP
4 18 (9.18%) RHCE
5 17 (8.67%) MCSE
6 14 (7.14%) MCSA
7 13 (6.63%) OCP
7 13 (6.63%) Oracle Certification
8 12 (6.12%) MCITP
9 9 (4.59%) CISSP
9 9 (4.59%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.57%) MCTS
11 6 (3.06%) MCDST
12 4 (2.04%) MOS
12 4 (2.04%) A+ Certification
13 3 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (1.53%) CCNA
14 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.71%) SLA
2 10 (5.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (13.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.24%) Hyper-V
3 17 (8.67%) VMware ESX
4 13 (6.63%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (6.63%) vSphere
5 3 (1.53%) XenApp
6 2 (1.02%) NFS
6 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (15.31%) SCCM
2 15 (7.65%) SCOM
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (6.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.53%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.53%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.02%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 123 (62.76%) Microsoft
2 54 (27.55%) VMware
3 31 (15.82%) Oracle
4 24 (12.24%) SAP
5 21 (10.71%) Citrix
6 19 (9.69%) Red Hat
6 19 (9.69%) Cisco
7 16 (8.16%) Dell
8 15 (7.65%) EMC
8 15 (7.65%) HP
9 13 (6.63%) Apple
10 11 (5.61%) Mitel
11 9 (4.59%) Red Gate
12 4 (2.04%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.04%) Symantec
12 4 (2.04%) Remedy
12 4 (2.04%) Nokia
13 3 (1.53%) Veeam
14 2 (1.02%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.02%) Isilon
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