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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 82 72 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.60% 4.02% 2.99%
As % of the System Software category 42.71% 41.86% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 73 52 52
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,661
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +10.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,414 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,350 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,708
% change year-on-year
- -0.63%
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
192 172 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.11% 9.59% 9.08%
Number of salaries quoted 140 141 138
Average salary £38,564 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.83% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 1 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 119 (66.85%) Windows
2 106 (59.55%) Microsoft
3 57 (32.02%) MS Exchange
4 54 (30.34%) VMware
5 53 (29.78%) ITIL
6 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
6 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (25.84%) Linux
8 43 (24.16%) Firewall
9 41 (23.03%) MS Excel
10 36 (20.22%) WAN
11 34 (19.10%) Degree
11 34 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (18.54%) LAN
13 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (15.73%) Windows 7
15 25 (14.04%) Hyper-V
15 25 (14.04%) Citrix
15 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (13.48%) DNS
16 24 (13.48%) SQL
17 23 (12.92%) TCP/IP
17 23 (12.92%) VPN
18 22 (12.36%) SharePoint
18 22 (12.36%) Oracle
19 20 (11.24%) MS Office
19 20 (11.24%) Management Information System
20 19 (10.67%) IIS
21 18 (10.11%) SAN
21 18 (10.11%) Project Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 57 (32.02%) MS Exchange
2 22 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 19 (10.67%) IIS
4 17 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.93%) Lync
7 7 (3.93%) Apache
7 7 (3.93%) Tomcat
8 4 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) ArcGIS
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
10 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
11 1 (0.56%) Zope
Applications
1 41 (23.03%) MS Excel
2 20 (11.24%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.12%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.25%) Tridion
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.06%) Office 365
3 6 (3.37%) SaaS
4 3 (1.69%) IaaS
4 3 (1.69%) PaaS
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (24.16%) Firewall
2 36 (20.22%) WAN
3 33 (18.54%) LAN
4 24 (13.48%) DNS
5 23 (12.92%) TCP/IP
5 23 (12.92%) VPN
6 18 (10.11%) SAN
6 18 (10.11%) DHCP
7 16 (8.99%) Wireless
8 10 (5.62%) VLAN
9 9 (5.06%) Ethernet
9 9 (5.06%) LDAP
10 8 (4.49%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (3.93%) Network Security
12 6 (3.37%) MPLS
13 5 (2.81%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.81%) SSL
14 3 (1.69%) VoIP
14 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.12%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.12%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.12%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.81%) Back Office
3 2 (1.12%) Finance
3 2 (1.12%) Automotive
3 2 (1.12%) Advertising
3 2 (1.12%) Electronics
3 2 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Analyst
2 25 (14.04%) Administrator
2 25 (14.04%) Systems Administrator
3 23 (12.92%) Consultant
4 21 (11.80%) IT Support
5 19 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (10.67%) Service Analyst
6 16 (8.99%) Support Engineer
7 15 (8.43%) Help Desk Support
7 15 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.87%) Graduate
8 14 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
11 7 (3.93%) Security Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.37%) Support Consultant
12 6 (3.37%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (3.37%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.49%) Web Services
1 8 (4.49%) XML
2 7 (3.93%) J2EE
3 5 (2.81%) SAML
3 5 (2.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.81%) SOAP
3 5 (2.81%) .NET
3 5 (2.81%) jQuery
3 5 (2.81%) WCF
4 3 (1.69%) LAMP
5 2 (1.12%) Dojo
5 2 (1.12%) GWT
5 2 (1.12%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Open Source
4 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.69%) PDA
6 3 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.12%) Physics
7 2 (1.12%) GIS
7 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 119 (66.85%) Windows
2 47 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.84%) Linux
4 31 (17.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (15.73%) Windows 7
6 17 (9.55%) Windows 8
7 10 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (5.06%) Android
8 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.06%) UNIX
8 9 (5.06%) Debian
9 6 (3.37%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.69%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.56%) CentOS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) ITIL
2 18 (10.11%) Project Management
3 13 (7.30%) Information Security
4 12 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (6.18%) Asset Management
5 11 (6.18%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (6.18%) Service Delivery
6 9 (5.06%) Line Management
7 8 (4.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (4.49%) Network Management
8 7 (3.93%) Identity Management
8 7 (3.93%) CRM
8 7 (3.93%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.37%) Software Engineering
9 6 (3.37%) Information Security Management
9 6 (3.37%) Security Management
9 6 (3.37%) Configuration Management
10 5 (2.81%) Web Services Management
10 5 (2.81%) UML
10 5 (2.81%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.48%) SQL
2 7 (3.93%) Python
2 7 (3.93%) C
2 7 (3.93%) Java
2 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
2 7 (3.93%) Perl
3 6 (3.37%) C#
3 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.69%) C++
4 3 (1.69%) VBScript
5 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (19.10%) Degree
2 25 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (9.55%) MCITP
3 17 (9.55%) CISSP
3 17 (9.55%) MCSE
4 12 (6.74%) CISM
4 12 (6.74%) MCSA
4 12 (6.74%) MCDST
5 10 (5.62%) SSCP
6 6 (3.37%) MCP
7 4 (2.25%) MCTS
7 4 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.25%) CCNA
8 3 (1.69%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.12%) CISA
9 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) SLA
2 11 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.69%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (19.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.25%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.25%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.12%) Firmware
4 2 (1.12%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.11%) SCCM
2 8 (4.49%) SCOM
3 6 (3.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.81%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.25%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.56%) MOM
7 1 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 54 (30.34%) VMware
3 25 (14.04%) Citrix
4 22 (12.36%) Oracle
5 17 (9.55%) Cisco
6 13 (7.30%) HP
7 8 (4.49%) Dell
7 8 (4.49%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.37%) Symantec
8 6 (3.37%) 3PAR
8 6 (3.37%) Rackspace
9 5 (2.81%) Imperva
9 5 (2.81%) SAP
9 5 (2.81%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.25%) Apple
11 3 (1.69%) Red Gate
11 3 (1.69%) Mitel
12 2 (1.12%) Fujitsu
12 2 (1.12%) Google
12 2 (1.12%) EMC
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