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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 107 67 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.09% 4.39% 3.41%
As % of the System Software category 60.11% 44.37% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 57
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
178 151 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.13% 9.90% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 150 116 92
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 18 September 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 116 (66.67%) Windows
2 108 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 69 (39.66%) Linux
4 56 (32.18%) VMware
5 53 (30.46%) ITIL
6 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
7 45 (25.86%) MS Excel
8 42 (24.14%) MS Office
9 41 (23.56%) SQL
10 40 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 36 (20.69%) Degree
12 32 (18.39%) Oracle
13 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 29 (16.67%) SCCM
14 29 (16.67%) Firewall
15 27 (15.52%) Windows 7
16 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V
16 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
16 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
16 26 (14.94%) DNS
17 25 (14.37%) Citrix
18 24 (13.79%) Cisco
18 24 (13.79%) Migration
19 23 (13.22%) SAP
20 21 (12.07%) DHCP
21 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
22 19 (10.92%) TCP/IP
22 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 19 (10.92%) Red Hat

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.49%) SharePoint
3 18 (10.34%) Apache
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (4.60%) IIS
7 6 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.30%) Lync
9 3 (1.72%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.15%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 42 (24.14%) MS Office
3 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.72%) FastVal
2 3 (1.72%) SunGard APT
3 2 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.47%) Office 365
2 8 (4.60%) SaaS
3 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.02%) PaaS
3 7 (4.02%) IaaS
4 3 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.67%) Firewall
2 26 (14.94%) DNS
3 21 (12.07%) DHCP
4 19 (10.92%) TCP/IP
5 17 (9.77%) LAN
6 16 (9.20%) WAN
7 14 (8.05%) SAN
8 10 (5.75%) VPN
9 8 (4.60%) Kerberos
9 8 (4.60%) VoIP
9 8 (4.60%) Network Security
10 7 (4.02%) Internet
11 4 (2.30%) LDAP
11 4 (2.30%) VLAN
12 2 (1.15%) SSL
12 2 (1.15%) IPv4
12 2 (1.15%) SNMP
13 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.57%) Wireless
13 1 (0.57%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) Oracle Database
1 26 (14.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.60%) Relational Database
2 8 (4.60%) RDBMS
3 5 (2.87%) Big Data
4 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.15%) MySQL
6 2 (1.15%) MS Access
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.15%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.57%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.57%) Hudson
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (8.62%) Finance
2 14 (8.05%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 7 (4.02%) Electronics
5 6 (3.45%) Military
6 3 (1.72%) Legal
6 3 (1.72%) Banking
7 2 (1.15%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (28.16%) Administrator
2 36 (20.69%) Analyst
3 34 (19.54%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (16.09%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) IT Support
5 18 (10.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.62%) Support Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Architect
9 12 (6.90%) Service Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Service Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 9 (5.17%) IT Administrator
12 8 (4.60%) Service Desk Technician
12 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Security Architect
12 8 (4.60%) Enterprise Architect
12 8 (4.60%) Help Desk Administrator
12 8 (4.60%) Security Architect
13 7 (4.02%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) J2EE
2 9 (5.17%) SAML
3 8 (4.60%) .NET
4 3 (1.72%) Middleware
4 3 (1.72%) CSS
4 3 (1.72%) HTML
5 2 (1.15%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) XMPP
6 1 (0.57%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.77%) Blackberry
1 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.20%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.47%) PKI
4 8 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 8 (4.60%) Physics
5 7 (4.02%) Open Source
6 6 (3.45%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.45%) Chip and PIN
6 6 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.30%) Clustering
7 4 (2.30%) iPhone
8 3 (1.72%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.72%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.15%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.15%) Statistics
10 1 (0.57%) Replication
10 1 (0.57%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.57%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 116 (66.67%) Windows
2 69 (39.66%) Linux
3 40 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.52%) Windows 7
6 18 (10.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (9.77%) Windows XP
8 16 (9.20%) CentOS
9 8 (4.60%) Apple iOS
9 8 (4.60%) Android
10 7 (4.02%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.87%) UNIX
12 4 (2.30%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.46%) ITIL
2 24 (13.79%) Migration
3 19 (10.92%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.20%) ERP
5 13 (7.47%) Data Analysis
5 13 (7.47%) Incident Management
6 12 (6.90%) Identity Management
7 9 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.17%) Asset Management
7 9 (5.17%) Line Management
8 8 (4.60%) UML
8 8 (4.60%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.60%) BPMN
8 8 (4.60%) TOGAF
9 7 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (2.87%) Time Management
10 5 (2.87%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.87%) Service Management
11 3 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (23.56%) SQL
2 18 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 16 (9.20%) Perl
4 13 (7.47%) PowerShell
5 12 (6.90%) C#
5 12 (6.90%) Python
6 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.72%) Java
7 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.15%) PHP
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
9 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (20.69%) Degree
2 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.34%) RHCE
4 13 (7.47%) OCP
4 13 (7.47%) Oracle Certification
5 12 (6.90%) MCSE
5 12 (6.90%) MCP
6 9 (5.17%) CISSP
7 8 (4.60%) MCSA
8 5 (2.87%) MCITP
9 4 (2.30%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.30%) MOS
10 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
10 3 (1.72%) MCTS
11 2 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.57%) MCDST
12 1 (0.57%) CCNP
12 1 (0.57%) CCNA
12 1 (0.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.90%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V
3 14 (8.05%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.47%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (7.47%) vSphere
5 5 (2.87%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.72%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.72%) XenApp
7 1 (0.57%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (16.67%) SCCM
2 15 (8.62%) SCOM
3 13 (7.47%) EMC NetWorker
3 13 (7.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (4.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.72%) Puppet
6 3 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.57%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 108 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 56 (32.18%) VMware
3 32 (18.39%) Oracle
4 25 (14.37%) Citrix
5 24 (13.79%) Cisco
6 23 (13.22%) SAP
7 19 (10.92%) Red Hat
8 14 (8.05%) HP
9 13 (7.47%) Dell
9 13 (7.47%) EMC
10 11 (6.32%) Apple
11 7 (4.02%) Symantec
11 7 (4.02%) Red Gate
12 5 (2.87%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.87%) NetApp
13 4 (2.30%) Nokia
13 4 (2.30%) Remedy
13 4 (2.30%) Mitel
14 3 (1.72%) SunGard
14 3 (1.72%) Sybase
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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