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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 53 72
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 92 59 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.64% 4.16% 2.50%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 49.17% 32.58%
Number of salaries quoted 85 53 33
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
184 120 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.27% 8.46% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 134 92 100
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 122 (66.30%) Windows
2 120 (65.22%) Microsoft
3 60 (32.61%) ITIL
4 56 (30.43%) MS Exchange
5 54 (29.35%) Linux
6 51 (27.72%) MS Excel
7 44 (23.91%) Firewall
8 42 (22.83%) VMware
9 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
10 37 (20.11%) Degree
10 37 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 35 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 32 (17.39%) SharePoint
13 29 (15.76%) Citrix
13 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
14 27 (14.67%) SQL
15 24 (13.04%) MS Office
16 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (11.96%) SLA
17 22 (11.96%) DNS
18 21 (11.41%) Blackberry
18 21 (11.41%) Hyper-V
19 20 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (10.87%) SCCM
19 20 (10.87%) Service Delivery
19 20 (10.87%) Oracle
20 18 (9.78%) MCSE
20 18 (9.78%) MCSA
20 18 (9.78%) MCP
20 18 (9.78%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 56 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (5.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 9 (4.89%) IIS
7 8 (4.35%) Lync
8 7 (3.80%) Apache
9 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (27.72%) MS Excel
2 24 (13.04%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.98%) Office 365
2 10 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.26%) SaaS
4 3 (1.63%) IaaS
4 3 (1.63%) PaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (23.91%) Firewall
2 22 (11.96%) DNS
3 18 (9.78%) TCP/IP
3 18 (9.78%) WAN
4 17 (9.24%) LAN
5 14 (7.61%) DHCP
6 11 (5.98%) VPN
7 9 (4.89%) VoIP
8 8 (4.35%) VLAN
8 8 (4.35%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.80%) SAN
10 6 (3.26%) Network Security
11 5 (2.72%) Internet
11 5 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.17%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.63%) MPLS
13 3 (1.63%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (1.63%) Wireless
14 2 (1.09%) NAS
14 2 (1.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.24%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.35%) Big Data
3 8 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.63%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.09%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (2.72%) Electronics
1 5 (2.72%) Back Office
2 4 (2.17%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Automotive
4 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.54%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Finance
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.46%) Administrator
2 37 (20.11%) Systems Administrator
3 31 (16.85%) Analyst
4 28 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 23 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 23 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (11.96%) IT Support
7 12 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Consultant
8 11 (5.98%) Graduate
8 11 (5.98%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Help Desk Support
9 10 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (4.89%) Architect
10 9 (4.89%) Team Leader
10 9 (4.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.89%) Linux Administrator
11 8 (4.35%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 8 (4.35%) Service Desk Technician
11 8 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.35%) J2EE
1 8 (4.35%) SAML
2 6 (3.26%) .NET
3 3 (1.63%) XML
3 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.63%) SOAP
3 3 (1.63%) WCF
3 3 (1.63%) jQuery
4 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (0.54%) Middleware
5 1 (0.54%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.41%) Blackberry
2 13 (7.07%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.89%) Open Source
5 7 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 4 (2.17%) Physics
7 4 (2.17%) Kindle
8 3 (1.63%) PDA
9 2 (1.09%) PKI
9 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.54%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.54%) Statistics
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (66.30%) Windows
2 54 (29.35%) Linux
3 37 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (15.76%) Windows 7
5 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.24%) Windows XP
7 16 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 9 (4.89%) UNIX
8 9 (4.89%) Android
8 9 (4.89%) CentOS
9 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.63%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.63%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.09%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.61%) ITIL
2 20 (10.87%) Service Delivery
3 11 (5.98%) Asset Management
4 10 (5.43%) Migration
4 10 (5.43%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.89%) Identity Management
6 8 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 8 (4.35%) BPMN
6 8 (4.35%) UML
6 8 (4.35%) Project Management
7 7 (3.80%) CRM
7 7 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.26%) Time Management
8 6 (3.26%) ERP
8 6 (3.26%) Network Management
9 5 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (2.17%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.17%) Data Analysis
11 3 (1.63%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.67%) SQL
2 16 (8.70%) Python
3 15 (8.15%) C#
4 10 (5.43%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.80%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.80%) Perl
6 3 (1.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.63%) C
6 3 (1.63%) C++
6 3 (1.63%) Java
6 3 (1.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Degree
2 35 (19.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.78%) MCSE
3 18 (9.78%) MCSA
3 18 (9.78%) MCP
4 15 (8.15%) MCITP
5 10 (5.43%) MCDST
5 10 (5.43%) CISSP
6 9 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.80%) RHCE
8 5 (2.72%) MCTS
9 3 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.63%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.63%) CCNA
9 3 (1.63%) MOS
10 2 (1.09%) SSCP
10 2 (1.09%) CISM
10 2 (1.09%) OCP
10 2 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.96%) SLA
2 10 (5.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (11.41%) Hyper-V
2 20 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.26%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (1.09%) XenApp
5 2 (1.09%) NFS
5 2 (1.09%) vSphere
6 1 (0.54%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.54%) Firmware
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (10.87%) SCCM
2 14 (7.61%) SCOM
3 8 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (3.26%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.63%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.54%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.54%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.54%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.54%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 120 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 42 (22.83%) VMware
3 29 (15.76%) Citrix
4 20 (10.87%) Oracle
5 18 (9.78%) Cisco
6 14 (7.61%) SAP
7 12 (6.52%) Mitel
8 10 (5.43%) HP
9 8 (4.35%) Dell
9 8 (4.35%) Symantec
9 8 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.80%) Apple
11 4 (2.17%) EMC
12 3 (1.63%) Rackspace
12 3 (1.63%) Red Gate
12 3 (1.63%) Imperva
12 3 (1.63%) Nokia
12 3 (1.63%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.63%) Remedy
12 3 (1.63%) WatchGuard
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