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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 87 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.53% 4.05% 3.27%
As % of the System Software category 43.07% 49.17% 37.11%
Number of salaries quoted 81 51 47
Average salary £30,000 £37,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £21,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £47,500 £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
202 120 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.84% 8.24% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 137 93 118
Average salary £38,564 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.30% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 118 (69.41%) Windows
2 104 (61.18%) Microsoft
3 57 (33.53%) MS Exchange
4 55 (32.35%) ITIL
5 47 (27.65%) Firewall
6 46 (27.06%) SQL Server
7 45 (26.47%) VMware
8 44 (25.88%) MS Excel
9 41 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (23.53%) Linux
11 36 (21.18%) Degree
12 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (17.65%) Citrix
14 28 (16.47%) WAN
15 27 (15.88%) SharePoint
16 26 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (14.71%) LAN
17 25 (14.71%) Windows 7
18 24 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (14.12%) SQL
19 22 (12.94%) MS Office
19 22 (12.94%) TCP/IP
20 20 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
20 20 (11.76%) DNS
21 19 (11.18%) Hyper-V
22 18 (10.59%) MCSE
23 17 (10.00%) IIS
23 17 (10.00%) SLA
23 17 (10.00%) Windows 8
24 16 (9.41%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (33.53%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.88%) SharePoint
3 20 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (10.00%) IIS
5 15 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (7.65%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (3.53%) Lync
8 4 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.59%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.59%) Apache
10 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 44 (25.88%) MS Excel
2 22 (12.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.76%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.18%) Tridion
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.53%) SaaS
2 6 (3.53%) Office 365
3 3 (1.76%) IaaS
3 3 (1.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.65%) Firewall
2 28 (16.47%) WAN
3 25 (14.71%) LAN
4 22 (12.94%) TCP/IP
5 20 (11.76%) DNS
6 15 (8.82%) VPN
7 12 (7.06%) DHCP
7 12 (7.06%) VLAN
8 11 (6.47%) SAN
9 10 (5.88%) Ethernet
10 8 (4.71%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (4.71%) Wireless
10 8 (4.71%) Network Security
11 7 (4.12%) MPLS
12 6 (3.53%) VoIP
13 5 (2.94%) SSL
13 5 (2.94%) Kerberos
14 3 (1.76%) LDAP
14 3 (1.76%) Internet
14 3 (1.76%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.71%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.76%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.59%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (2.94%) Back Office
2 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.76%) Electronics
3 3 (1.76%) Advertising
3 3 (1.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Automotive
4 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.59%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (22.94%) Analyst
2 29 (17.06%) Administrator
3 26 (15.29%) Support Engineer
4 25 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (12.35%) IT Support
6 20 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 20 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.82%) Consultant
8 13 (7.65%) Graduate
9 11 (6.47%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (6.47%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.71%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.12%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.12%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (2.94%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.94%) .NET
1 5 (2.94%) J2EE
1 5 (2.94%) Web Services
1 5 (2.94%) SAML
2 3 (1.76%) WCF
2 3 (1.76%) jQuery
2 3 (1.76%) XML
2 3 (1.76%) ASP.NET
2 3 (1.76%) SOAP
3 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.41%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.06%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 9 (5.29%) Open Source
5 4 (2.35%) Kindle
5 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.35%) Physics
6 3 (1.76%) PDA
6 3 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.59%) Statistics
7 1 (0.59%) Replication
7 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 118 (69.41%) Windows
2 41 (24.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (23.53%) Linux
4 25 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.06%) Windows XP
8 9 (5.29%) Android
9 7 (4.12%) UNIX
9 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.76%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.76%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.76%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.35%) ITIL
2 15 (8.82%) Service Delivery
3 10 (5.88%) Project Management
3 10 (5.88%) Asset Management
3 10 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (5.29%) Information Security
4 9 (5.29%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (4.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (4.71%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.53%) CRM
6 6 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.53%) Information Security Management
6 6 (3.53%) Security Management
6 6 (3.53%) Network Management
7 5 (2.94%) BPMN
7 5 (2.94%) Web Services Management
7 5 (2.94%) Identity Management
7 5 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (2.94%) TOGAF
7 5 (2.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.12%) SQL
2 10 (5.88%) Python
3 8 (4.71%) C#
4 7 (4.12%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.94%) C
5 5 (2.94%) Perl
6 3 (1.76%) C++
6 3 (1.76%) Java
6 3 (1.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (21.18%) Degree
2 31 (18.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.59%) MCSE
4 16 (9.41%) MCSA
4 16 (9.41%) MCITP
5 15 (8.82%) MCP
6 13 (7.65%) CISSP
7 12 (7.06%) MCDST
8 8 (4.71%) SSCP
8 8 (4.71%) CISM
9 7 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.35%) MCTS
11 3 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.76%) CCNA
12 2 (1.18%) VCP4
13 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.59%) MOS
13 1 (0.59%) RHCE
13 1 (0.59%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.00%) SLA
2 8 (4.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.71%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
System Software
1 26 (15.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.18%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.35%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.18%) NFS
4 2 (1.18%) Firmware
4 2 (1.18%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.18%) XenApp
5 1 (0.59%) XenServer
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (8.82%) SCCM
2 9 (5.29%) SCOM
3 6 (3.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.18%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.59%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
6 1 (0.59%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.59%) MOM
6 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.59%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 104 (61.18%) Microsoft
2 45 (26.47%) VMware
3 30 (17.65%) Citrix
4 16 (9.41%) Cisco
5 12 (7.06%) HP
5 12 (7.06%) Mitel
6 9 (5.29%) Oracle
7 6 (3.53%) SAP
7 6 (3.53%) WatchGuard
7 6 (3.53%) Symantec
7 6 (3.53%) Imperva
7 6 (3.53%) 3PAR
8 5 (2.94%) Apple
8 5 (2.94%) Dell
9 3 (1.76%) Red Gate
9 3 (1.76%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.18%) Isilon
10 2 (1.18%) Websense
10 2 (1.18%) EMC
10 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Biovia
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £39400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £41,300 to £46,500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Babraham Institute
Salary: From £24,794 to £26,039 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago