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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 113 62 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.36% 4.04% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 52.07% 39.24% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 96 55 58
Average salary £30,000 £31,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -10.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £18,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £52,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,571
% change year-on-year
- -5.99%
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
217 158 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.21% 10.30% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 183 121 105
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 2 October 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 123 (66.85%) Windows
2 112 (60.87%) Microsoft
3 67 (36.41%) Linux
4 60 (32.61%) ITIL
5 55 (29.89%) VMware
6 48 (26.09%) MS Exchange
7 45 (24.46%) MS Office
8 44 (23.91%) MS Excel
9 38 (20.65%) SQL
9 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (20.11%) Firewall
11 35 (19.02%) Degree
12 32 (17.39%) Oracle
13 31 (16.85%) Windows 7
14 30 (16.30%) SCCM
14 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
15 28 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database
17 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
17 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
17 25 (13.59%) Citrix
18 24 (13.04%) Cisco
18 24 (13.04%) DNS
18 24 (13.04%) SharePoint
18 24 (13.04%) Migration
19 23 (12.50%) SAP
19 23 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (12.50%) Blackberry
20 20 (10.87%) Windows XP
21 19 (10.33%) DHCP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 48 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.04%) SharePoint
3 18 (9.78%) Apache
4 12 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (4.35%) IIS
7 6 (3.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 6 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.72%) Lync
9 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.09%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 45 (24.46%) MS Office
2 44 (23.91%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (8.15%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Office 365
2 8 (4.35%) SaaS
3 7 (3.80%) PaaS
3 7 (3.80%) IaaS
3 7 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.11%) Firewall
2 24 (13.04%) DNS
3 19 (10.33%) DHCP
4 18 (9.78%) LAN
5 17 (9.24%) WAN
6 15 (8.15%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.15%) SAN
7 10 (5.43%) VPN
8 8 (4.35%) Kerberos
8 8 (4.35%) VoIP
8 8 (4.35%) Internet
8 8 (4.35%) Network Security
9 4 (2.17%) VLAN
10 2 (1.09%) SNMP
10 2 (1.09%) SSL
10 2 (1.09%) IPv4
11 1 (0.54%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.54%) HTTP
11 1 (0.54%) WLAN
11 1 (0.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.13%) Oracle Database
2 25 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.26%) Big Data
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.09%) MySQL
8 2 (1.09%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.09%) MS Access
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.54%) Hudson
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.07%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (4.89%) Finance
4 8 (4.35%) Electronics
5 6 (3.26%) Military
6 4 (2.17%) Banking
7 3 (1.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 50 (27.17%) Administrator
2 36 (19.57%) Analyst
2 36 (19.57%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (16.85%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.33%) IT Support
5 18 (9.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (9.78%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (8.70%) Service Analyst
8 15 (8.15%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (7.61%) Architect
10 12 (6.52%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Service Desk Technician
12 10 (5.43%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.89%) IT Administrator
13 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
14 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
14 8 (4.35%) Security Architect
14 8 (4.35%) Help Desk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.89%) SAML
2 8 (4.35%) .NET
2 8 (4.35%) J2EE
3 3 (1.63%) Middleware
3 3 (1.63%) CSS
3 3 (1.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) WAP
4 1 (0.54%) XMPP
4 1 (0.54%) Classic ASP
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 16 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.07%) PKI
5 8 (4.35%) Mathematics
5 8 (4.35%) Physics
6 7 (3.80%) Open Source
7 6 (3.26%) EqualLogic
7 6 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.26%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (2.17%) iPhone
8 4 (2.17%) Kindle
9 3 (1.63%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.09%) Statistics
11 1 (0.54%) Biometrics
11 1 (0.54%) Replication
11 1 (0.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 123 (66.85%) Windows
2 67 (36.41%) Linux
3 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (16.85%) Windows 7
5 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (10.87%) Windows XP
7 18 (9.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (8.70%) CentOS
9 8 (4.35%) Android
9 8 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 7 (3.80%) Windows Phone
11 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.72%) UNIX
13 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.54%) Debian
14 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.61%) ITIL
2 24 (13.04%) Migration
3 19 (10.33%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (8.15%) ERP
5 13 (7.07%) Data Analysis
6 12 (6.52%) Identity Management
7 10 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 10 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 10 (5.43%) Asset Management
8 9 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (4.35%) UML
9 8 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.35%) BPMN
10 7 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.80%) Line Management
11 6 (3.26%) Time Management
12 4 (2.17%) Service Management
13 3 (1.63%) Data Architecture
13 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.65%) SQL
2 18 (9.78%) T-SQL
3 14 (7.61%) PowerShell
4 13 (7.07%) C#
4 13 (7.07%) Perl
5 10 (5.43%) Python
6 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
7 2 (1.09%) PHP
8 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.54%) VBScript
8 1 (0.54%) VB
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (19.02%) Degree
2 23 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (10.33%) MCP
4 18 (9.78%) RHCE
5 13 (7.07%) MCSE
5 13 (7.07%) OCP
5 13 (7.07%) Oracle Certification
6 9 (4.89%) CISSP
6 9 (4.89%) MCSA
7 5 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.72%) MCITP
8 4 (2.17%) MOS
8 4 (2.17%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.63%) MCTS
9 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.09%) CCNA
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.54%) MCDST
11 1 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) SLA
2 10 (5.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (13.59%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.61%) VMware ESX
4 13 (7.07%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (7.07%) vSphere
5 5 (2.72%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.63%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.63%) XenApp
7 1 (0.54%) XenServer
7 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (16.30%) SCCM
2 15 (8.15%) SCOM
3 13 (7.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 13 (7.07%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (3.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 112 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 55 (29.89%) VMware
3 32 (17.39%) Oracle
4 25 (13.59%) Citrix
5 24 (13.04%) Cisco
6 23 (12.50%) SAP
7 19 (10.33%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.61%) HP
9 13 (7.07%) Dell
9 13 (7.07%) EMC
10 11 (5.98%) Apple
10 11 (5.98%) Mitel
11 7 (3.80%) Red Gate
11 7 (3.80%) Symantec
12 5 (2.72%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.72%) NetApp
13 4 (2.17%) Nokia
13 4 (2.17%) Remedy
14 3 (1.63%) Sybase
14 3 (1.63%) Veeam
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20k - 24k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hurren and Hope
Salary: From £24,000 to £25,000 per annum +Benefits, training and salary revie
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-60,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, South East, United Kingdom
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000
Posted: 12 days ago