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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 72 61 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.03% 3.11% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 57.60% 37.65% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 54 53 32
Average salary £35,500 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.51% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,243 £23,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
125 162 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.00% 8.26% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 98 122 98
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,143 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 105 (80.77%) Windows
2 92 (70.77%) Microsoft
3 50 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 46 (35.38%) VMware
5 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (33.08%) MS Excel
7 42 (32.31%) SharePoint
7 42 (32.31%) TCP/IP
8 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
9 39 (30.00%) MS Office
10 36 (27.69%) Firewall
11 34 (26.15%) Hyper-V
11 34 (26.15%) Degree
12 31 (23.85%) Linux
12 31 (23.85%) LAN
13 29 (22.31%) DNS
13 29 (22.31%) ITIL
14 27 (20.77%) SharePoint 2010
14 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (18.46%) Clustering
17 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
17 22 (16.92%) SCCM
17 22 (16.92%) Citrix
17 22 (16.92%) SAN
17 22 (16.92%) Symantec
18 21 (16.15%) Finance
18 21 (16.15%) Cisco
19 20 (15.38%) Lync

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 42 (32.31%) SharePoint
3 27 (20.77%) SharePoint 2010
3 27 (20.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (15.38%) Lync
5 13 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (6.92%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (5.38%) MS Project Server
9 6 (4.62%) IIS
10 4 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 2 (1.54%) CMS
11 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.54%) Apache
11 2 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.54%) Documentum
12 1 (0.77%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
12 1 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 43 (33.08%) MS Excel
2 39 (30.00%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) FastVal
1 10 (7.69%) SunGard APT
2 3 (2.31%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.77%) Movex
3 1 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.77%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.62%) Office 365
1 6 (4.62%) SaaS
2 4 (3.08%) Google Apps
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (32.31%) TCP/IP
2 36 (27.69%) Firewall
3 31 (23.85%) LAN
4 29 (22.31%) DNS
5 22 (16.92%) SAN
6 17 (13.08%) DHCP
7 14 (10.77%) LDAP
8 13 (10.00%) VoIP
8 13 (10.00%) WAN
8 13 (10.00%) IPsec
8 13 (10.00%) NAS
9 9 (6.92%) Wireless
10 8 (6.15%) Unified Communications
10 8 (6.15%) VPN
10 8 (6.15%) SMTP
11 6 (4.62%) Network Security
12 5 (3.85%) FTP
13 4 (3.08%) SNMP
14 3 (2.31%) WLAN
14 3 (2.31%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.77%) Hudson
General
1 21 (16.15%) Finance
2 3 (2.31%) Electronics
3 2 (1.54%) Military
3 2 (1.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.54%) Advertising
3 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (25.38%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.92%) IT Support
3 20 (15.38%) Analyst
4 19 (14.62%) Administrator
4 19 (14.62%) Team Leader
5 18 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (11.54%) Support Analyst
6 15 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 14 (10.77%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 10 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
10 9 (6.92%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.85%) Consultant
11 5 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
12 4 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.46%) J2EE
2 3 (2.31%) Web Services
2 3 (2.31%) XMPP
3 2 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (0.77%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.77%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Clustering
2 17 (13.08%) Blackberry
3 13 (10.00%) Firmware
4 11 (8.46%) Grid Computing
5 9 (6.92%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.38%) Replication
6 7 (5.38%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.62%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.62%) Physics
7 6 (4.62%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.08%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.31%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.54%) Chip and PIN
11 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.77%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.77%) EPoS
11 1 (0.77%) PDA
11 1 (0.77%) Statistics
11 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 105 (80.77%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (23.85%) Linux
4 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.92%) Windows 7
6 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (5.38%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.85%) UNIX
8 5 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.31%) Android
10 2 (1.54%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.54%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) ITIL
2 18 (13.85%) Incident Management
3 16 (12.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (10.00%) Change Control
5 12 (9.23%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.46%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.46%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.46%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.69%) Validation
8 8 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.85%) ERP
10 3 (2.31%) Data Security
10 3 (2.31%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (2.31%) Migration
10 3 (2.31%) Information Security
10 3 (2.31%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (2.31%) Security Testing
10 3 (2.31%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.31%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (2.31%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 19 (14.62%) SQL
2 13 (10.00%) Python
2 13 (10.00%) Perl
3 11 (8.46%) Bash Shell
3 11 (8.46%) Java
4 4 (3.08%) VBA
5 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.54%) XQuery
6 1 (0.77%) VBScript
6 1 (0.77%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (26.15%) Degree
2 13 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.46%) MCITP
3 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (5.38%) MCSA
6 6 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.62%) CISSP
6 6 (4.62%) CCNA
7 5 (3.85%) MCSE
8 4 (3.08%) MCP
9 3 (2.31%) CCNP
9 3 (2.31%) SSCP
9 3 (2.31%) CISM
9 3 (2.31%) CEH
9 3 (2.31%) GIAC
10 2 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (5.38%) GAMP
1 7 (5.38%) GCP
1 7 (5.38%) GMP
2 5 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.08%) QA
4 3 (2.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (26.15%) Hyper-V
2 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.23%) XenDesktop
4 11 (8.46%) ISA Server
5 3 (2.31%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.54%) XenServer
7 1 (0.77%) XenApp
7 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (8.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (8.46%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (8.46%) Puppet
3 7 (5.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 7 (5.38%) WSUS
3 7 (5.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 7 (5.38%) SCDPM
4 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.31%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 92 (70.77%) Microsoft
2 46 (35.38%) VMware
3 22 (16.92%) Citrix
3 22 (16.92%) Symantec
4 21 (16.15%) Cisco
5 18 (13.85%) NetApp
6 14 (10.77%) HP
7 10 (7.69%) SunGard
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
9 4 (3.08%) Google
9 4 (3.08%) Juniper
10 3 (2.31%) Dell
10 3 (2.31%) Oracle
10 3 (2.31%) Apple
10 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.31%) McAfee
10 3 (2.31%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.77%) SAP
11 1 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 1 (0.77%) Sage
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