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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 34 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 103 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.72% 6.93% 4.41%
As % of the System Software category 47.37% 50.24% 44.20%
Number of salaries quoted 51 93 58
Median salary £32,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,620 £41,450
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
133 205 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.97% 13.80% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 114 155 148
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,650 £29,143
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 94 (67.63%) Windows
2 65 (46.76%) Windows Server
3 56 (40.29%) VMware
4 48 (34.53%) Microsoft
5 45 (32.37%) Linux
6 43 (30.94%) SQL
6 43 (30.94%) Degree
7 37 (26.62%) Firewall
8 34 (24.46%) DNS
9 33 (23.74%) ITIL
10 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
11 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (17.27%) Server Building
12 23 (16.55%) PKI
13 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
14 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
15 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
15 20 (14.39%) Citrix
16 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (12.95%) VPN
17 18 (12.95%) WAN
18 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
19 16 (11.51%) Windows 7
20 15 (10.79%) Cisco
20 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
20 15 (10.79%) Office 365
20 15 (10.79%) SCCM
21 14 (10.07%) SCOM
21 14 (10.07%) vSphere
22 13 (9.35%) PowerShell

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (22.30%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.76%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.76%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.60%) IIS
5 4 (2.88%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.16%) GroupWise
7 2 (1.44%) Confluence
7 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.44%) WordPress
8 1 (0.72%) Apache
8 1 (0.72%) nginx
8 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.79%) Office 365
2 6 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (26.62%) Firewall
2 34 (24.46%) DNS
3 18 (12.95%) VPN
3 18 (12.95%) WAN
4 13 (9.35%) LAN
4 13 (9.35%) SAN
5 11 (7.91%) TCP/IP
6 9 (6.47%) LDAP
6 9 (6.47%) Network Security
7 8 (5.76%) VLAN
8 5 (3.60%) DHCP
8 5 (3.60%) Wireless
9 4 (2.88%) SSL
10 3 (2.16%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.16%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.44%) VoIP
12 1 (0.72%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (0.72%) Kerberos
12 1 (0.72%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.44%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) Maven
2 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.16%) Finance
4 2 (1.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (20.86%) Graduate
2 23 (16.55%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (15.83%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 20 (14.39%) IT Support
5 17 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (11.51%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (10.79%) Administrator
7 15 (10.79%) Analyst
8 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) IT Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (5.76%) Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Graduate 1st Line Support
12 7 (5.04%) Junior
12 7 (5.04%) Network Administrator
12 7 (5.04%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.47%) .NET
2 8 (5.76%) WCF
2 8 (5.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (4.32%) Web Services
4 5 (3.60%) J2EE
4 5 (3.60%) REST
4 5 (3.60%) RESTful
4 5 (3.60%) SailPoint
4 5 (3.60%) SOAP
5 3 (2.16%) LAMP
6 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.55%) PKI
2 11 (7.91%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.60%) Clustering
5 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.16%) Replication
8 2 (1.44%) BYOD
8 2 (1.44%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.44%) Physics
9 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 94 (67.63%) Windows
2 65 (46.76%) Windows Server
3 45 (32.37%) Linux
4 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (11.51%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.19%) Unix
8 9 (6.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.60%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.88%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.16%) CentOS
12 2 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.44%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Server Building
3 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.63%) Software Engineering
5 10 (7.19%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (6.47%) Network Design
7 8 (5.76%) Business Activity Monitoring
7 8 (5.76%) Machine Learning
7 8 (5.76%) Project Planning
8 6 (4.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.60%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.60%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (3.60%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.60%) Information Security
9 5 (3.60%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (30.94%) SQL
2 13 (9.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.60%) C++
3 5 (3.60%) Java
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
3 5 (3.60%) Python
3 5 (3.60%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.88%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (30.94%) Degree
2 24 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (8.63%) MCSE
4 7 (5.04%) CCNA
4 7 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.60%) MCP
5 5 (3.60%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.16%) MCITP
6 3 (2.16%) MCTS
7 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.72%) CCNP
8 1 (0.72%) HNC
8 1 (0.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.76%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.79%) Hyper-V
3 14 (10.07%) vSphere
4 6 (4.32%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (2.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.44%) Docker
6 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.72%) iptables
7 1 (0.72%) Postfix
7 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (10.79%) SCCM
2 14 (10.07%) SCOM
3 7 (5.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.32%) Puppet
5 4 (2.88%) Ansible
5 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.88%) CFEngine
5 4 (2.88%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.88%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 56 (40.29%) VMware
2 48 (34.53%) Microsoft
3 20 (14.39%) Citrix
4 15 (10.79%) Cisco
5 13 (9.35%) HP
5 13 (9.35%) IBM
6 10 (7.19%) Veeam
7 8 (5.76%) Dell
8 6 (4.32%) NetApp
9 5 (3.60%) CA
9 5 (3.60%) EMC
9 5 (3.60%) Oracle
10 4 (2.88%) JD Edwards
11 3 (2.16%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.16%) Apple
11 3 (2.16%) Nortel
11 3 (2.16%) Novell
12 2 (1.44%) Remedy
12 2 (1.44%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.44%) WorldPay
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