The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 83 85 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.68% 5.13% 3.45%
As % of the System Software category 59.71% 46.70% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 80 52
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 182 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.84% 10.98% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 120 141 93
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £27,203
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Cambridgeshire

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 24 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 97 (62.58%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.13%) VMware
4 54 (34.84%) Linux
5 53 (34.19%) MS Office
6 50 (32.26%) MS Exchange
7 45 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (27.74%) MS Excel
8 43 (27.74%) ITIL
9 37 (23.87%) TCP/IP
9 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (21.29%) SCCM
11 33 (21.29%) Hyper-V
12 31 (20.00%) DNS
13 30 (19.35%) LAN
14 29 (18.71%) SharePoint
15 28 (18.06%) SQL
15 28 (18.06%) Degree
16 27 (17.42%) DHCP
17 26 (16.77%) Finance
17 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
18 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
19 23 (14.84%) Perl
20 22 (14.19%) Cisco
20 22 (14.19%) Firewall
21 21 (13.55%) Oracle
21 21 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
22 20 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
23 19 (12.26%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 50 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 29 (18.71%) SharePoint
3 21 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (12.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 16 (10.32%) Lync
6 12 (7.74%) Apache
7 11 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (5.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.58%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (2.58%) MS Project Server
10 4 (2.58%) IIS
10 4 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.29%) CMS
11 2 (1.29%) ArcGIS
11 2 (1.29%) Documentum
11 2 (1.29%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (34.19%) MS Office
2 43 (27.74%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) SunGard APT
1 10 (6.45%) FastVal
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) SaaS
2 6 (3.87%) PaaS
2 6 (3.87%) IaaS
2 6 (3.87%) Office 365
3 5 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.87%) TCP/IP
2 31 (20.00%) DNS
3 30 (19.35%) LAN
4 27 (17.42%) DHCP
5 22 (14.19%) Firewall
6 19 (12.26%) SAN
7 15 (9.68%) WAN
8 14 (9.03%) LDAP
9 13 (8.39%) NAS
10 9 (5.81%) VPN
10 9 (5.81%) Network Security
11 5 (3.23%) Kerberos
11 5 (3.23%) SMTP
11 5 (3.23%) VoIP
11 5 (3.23%) IPsec
12 4 (2.58%) SNMP
12 4 (2.58%) Internet
12 4 (2.58%) Unified Communications
13 3 (1.94%) tcpdump
13 3 (1.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.10%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.29%) MS Access
5 2 (1.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.77%) Finance
2 11 (7.10%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (7.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.23%) Electronics
4 4 (2.58%) Military
5 3 (1.94%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Banking
6 2 (1.29%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (22.58%) Analyst
2 30 (19.35%) Administrator
3 28 (18.06%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.90%) IT Support
4 20 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 19 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (11.61%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (8.39%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 11 (7.10%) Architect
9 11 (7.10%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (7.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 10 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Help Desk Administrator
11 8 (5.16%) IT Administrator
12 7 (4.52%) Service Analyst
13 6 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (3.87%) Team Leader
13 6 (3.87%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) J2EE
2 6 (3.87%) SAML
3 5 (3.23%) .NET
4 3 (1.94%) CSS
4 3 (1.94%) HTML
4 3 (1.94%) XMPP
5 2 (1.29%) Web Services
5 2 (1.29%) XML
5 2 (1.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.32%) Clustering
2 12 (7.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.10%) Firmware
3 11 (7.10%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.10%) Grid Computing
4 10 (6.45%) PKI
5 9 (5.81%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.81%) Physics
6 6 (3.87%) Open Source
6 6 (3.87%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.58%) Replication
8 4 (2.58%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.58%) iPhone
8 4 (2.58%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.29%) Statistics
9 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.65%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 114 (73.55%) Windows
2 54 (34.84%) Linux
3 45 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (23.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (16.77%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.10%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.16%) CentOS
10 7 (4.52%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.52%) Android
11 6 (3.87%) Windows Phone
12 5 (3.23%) UNIX
13 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.74%) ITIL
2 18 (11.61%) Incident Management
3 15 (9.68%) Migration
4 13 (8.39%) Load Balancing
5 12 (7.74%) ERP
6 11 (7.10%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.10%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.10%) Change Control
7 10 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.45%) Validation
7 10 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (6.45%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.16%) Identity Management
8 8 (5.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.52%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.23%) BPMN
11 5 (3.23%) UML
11 5 (3.23%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.06%) SQL
2 23 (14.84%) Perl
3 15 (9.68%) Python
4 11 (7.10%) Java
4 11 (7.10%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.45%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.58%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.58%) VBA
8 3 (1.94%) C#
9 2 (1.29%) PHP
9 2 (1.29%) XQuery
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 15 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.10%) MCITP
4 10 (6.45%) OCP
4 10 (6.45%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (6.45%) RHCE
5 9 (5.81%) CISSP
6 8 (5.16%) MCSA
7 7 (4.52%) MCSE
8 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.23%) MCP
10 3 (1.94%) CCNP
11 2 (1.29%) MCTS
11 2 (1.29%) CCNA
11 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.65%) SSCP
12 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.65%) CISM
12 1 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (4.52%) GAMP
1 7 (4.52%) GCP
1 7 (4.52%) GMP
2 5 (3.23%) SLA
3 4 (2.58%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (21.29%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.45%) vSphere
3 10 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (4.52%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.87%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.29%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (21.29%) SCCM
2 11 (7.10%) Puppet
2 11 (7.10%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.45%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (5.16%) SCOM
5 7 (4.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (4.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.58%) WSUS
7 4 (2.58%) SCDPM
7 4 (2.58%) Opsview
7 4 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.94%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 97 (62.58%) Microsoft
2 56 (36.13%) VMware
3 22 (14.19%) Cisco
4 21 (13.55%) Oracle
5 19 (12.26%) Citrix
6 13 (8.39%) SAP
6 13 (8.39%) HP
7 12 (7.74%) Symantec
7 12 (7.74%) Red Hat
8 10 (6.45%) EMC
8 10 (6.45%) SunGard
9 9 (5.81%) NetApp
9 9 (5.81%) Apple
10 8 (5.16%) Dell
11 6 (3.87%) Red Gate
12 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.94%) Juniper
13 3 (1.94%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.29%) Sybase
14 2 (1.29%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + pension etc
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus + Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
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XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Home Working
Posted: 16 days ago
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Posted: 22 days ago