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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 38 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 77 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.68% 4.18% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 46.78% 43.75% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 69 58 57
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £24,710
10% offered a salary of more than £46,520 £42,500 £47,000
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
171 176 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.14% 9.57% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 127 145 128
Average salary £38,564 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,143 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 112 (66.27%) Windows
2 93 (55.03%) Microsoft
3 58 (34.32%) MS Exchange
4 56 (33.14%) VMware
5 48 (28.40%) SQL Server
6 46 (27.22%) ITIL
6 46 (27.22%) Firewall
7 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (25.44%) Linux
9 38 (22.49%) WAN
10 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (20.71%) LAN
12 33 (19.53%) MS Excel
12 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 31 (18.34%) Degree
14 29 (17.16%) Hyper-V
15 27 (15.98%) SAN
16 25 (14.79%) Oracle
16 25 (14.79%) DNS
17 23 (13.61%) Citrix
17 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
17 23 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (13.02%) Management Information System
19 21 (12.43%) SQL
19 21 (12.43%) CISSP
20 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
20 20 (11.83%) DHCP
20 20 (11.83%) Wireless
21 19 (11.24%) VPN
21 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (34.32%) MS Exchange
2 23 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (10.65%) IIS
4 17 (10.06%) SharePoint
5 13 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.14%) Apache
7 7 (4.14%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.78%) Lync
9 3 (1.78%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.18%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.18%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.59%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.59%) Zope
11 1 (0.59%) Plone
Applications
1 33 (19.53%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.88%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Tridion
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.73%) Office 365
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (27.22%) Firewall
2 38 (22.49%) WAN
3 35 (20.71%) LAN
4 27 (15.98%) SAN
5 25 (14.79%) DNS
6 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
6 20 (11.83%) DHCP
6 20 (11.83%) Wireless
7 19 (11.24%) VPN
8 11 (6.51%) VLAN
9 9 (5.33%) LDAP
9 9 (5.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (4.14%) Network Security
11 6 (3.55%) MPLS
11 6 (3.55%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.96%) Kerberos
12 5 (2.96%) SSL
13 4 (2.37%) NAS
14 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
15 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.96%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
2 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.96%) Back Office
3 4 (2.37%) Finance
4 3 (1.78%) Electronics
5 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 34 (20.12%) Analyst
2 27 (15.98%) Administrator
2 27 (15.98%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (12.43%) Consultant
4 20 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.88%) IT Support
5 15 (8.88%) Help Desk Support
6 14 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (7.69%) Service Analyst
7 13 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 13 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.10%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.33%) Graduate
10 7 (4.14%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Security Analyst
10 7 (4.14%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) IT Consultant
11 6 (3.55%) Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 5 (2.96%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.73%) Web Services
1 8 (4.73%) XML
2 7 (4.14%) J2EE
3 5 (2.96%) SAML
4 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.37%) SOAP
4 4 (2.37%) .NET
4 4 (2.37%) WCF
4 4 (2.37%) jQuery
5 3 (1.78%) LAMP
6 2 (1.18%) Dojo
6 2 (1.18%) GWT
6 2 (1.18%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.02%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.96%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.18%) GIS
5 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.18%) Physics
5 2 (1.18%) Open Source
5 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) PDA
6 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 112 (66.27%) Windows
2 45 (26.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (25.44%) Linux
4 36 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (13.61%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (6.51%) Windows 8
7 11 (6.51%) Debian
8 6 (3.55%) UNIX
9 4 (2.37%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.78%) Android
10 3 (1.78%) CentOS
10 3 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.18%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (27.22%) ITIL
2 17 (10.06%) Information Security
3 16 (9.47%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (8.88%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (8.28%) Project Management
6 9 (5.33%) Identity Management
7 8 (4.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (4.73%) Line Management
8 6 (3.55%) Configuration Management
8 6 (3.55%) Information Security Management
8 6 (3.55%) Security Management
8 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.55%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.55%) Mentoring
9 5 (2.96%) BPMN
9 5 (2.96%) Asset Management
9 5 (2.96%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.96%) Migration
9 5 (2.96%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.96%) Web Services Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.43%) SQL
2 6 (3.55%) C
2 6 (3.55%) C#
2 6 (3.55%) Java
2 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.55%) Perl
2 6 (3.55%) Python
2 6 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.37%) VBScript
4 2 (1.18%) VBA
4 2 (1.18%) C++
4 2 (1.18%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (18.34%) Degree
2 21 (12.43%) CISSP
3 19 (11.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (9.47%) CISM
5 13 (7.69%) MCSE
6 12 (7.10%) SSCP
7 11 (6.51%) MCITP
8 9 (5.33%) MCSA
9 8 (4.73%) MCDST
10 6 (3.55%) MCP
11 4 (2.37%) CCNA
11 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.37%) CISA
12 3 (1.78%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.33%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.14%) SLA
4 3 (1.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (19.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (17.16%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.55%) vSphere
4 4 (2.37%) Terminal Server
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.18%) Firmware
5 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 2 (1.18%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (9.47%) SCCM
2 9 (5.33%) SCOM
3 6 (3.55%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (2.37%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (1.78%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.59%) MOM
6 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (55.03%) Microsoft
2 56 (33.14%) VMware
3 25 (14.79%) Oracle
4 23 (13.61%) Citrix
5 18 (10.65%) Cisco
6 16 (9.47%) HP
7 8 (4.73%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.55%) Symantec
8 6 (3.55%) 3PAR
9 5 (2.96%) Imperva
9 5 (2.96%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.96%) WatchGuard
9 5 (2.96%) SAP
9 5 (2.96%) Dell
10 3 (1.78%) Mitel
10 3 (1.78%) Cognos
10 3 (1.78%) EMC
11 2 (1.18%) ESRI
11 2 (1.18%) NetApp
11 2 (1.18%) Juniper
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £23 - £26 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000, Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Sogeti
Posted: 16 days ago