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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 50 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 73 68 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.00% 3.36% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 57.03% 40.48% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 57 59 33
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £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
128 168 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.01% 8.29% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 99 127 107
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,143 £25,819 £32,800
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 16 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 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.

1 108 (81.82%) Windows
2 93 (70.45%) Microsoft
3 49 (37.12%) MS Exchange
4 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (35.61%) MS Excel
6 45 (34.09%) VMware
7 42 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 41 (31.06%) SharePoint
9 37 (28.03%) MS Office
10 36 (27.27%) Firewall
11 35 (26.52%) Hyper-V
11 35 (26.52%) Degree
12 33 (25.00%) Linux
13 32 (24.24%) LAN
14 30 (22.73%) DNS
15 28 (21.21%) ITIL
15 28 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
16 26 (19.70%) SharePoint 2010
16 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
17 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (18.18%) Clustering
18 23 (17.42%) Windows 7
18 23 (17.42%) Citrix
19 21 (15.91%) SCCM
19 21 (15.91%) Finance
19 21 (15.91%) Symantec
19 21 (15.91%) Lync
20 20 (15.15%) SAN
20 20 (15.15%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 49 (37.12%) MS Exchange
2 41 (31.06%) SharePoint
3 28 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (19.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (15.91%) Lync
6 13 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (5.30%) MS Project Server
10 6 (4.55%) IIS
11 4 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (2.27%) Apache
13 2 (1.52%) CMS
13 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
13 2 (1.52%) Documentum
14 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (35.61%) MS Excel
2 37 (28.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) FastVal
1 10 (7.58%) SunGard APT
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) Movex
3 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.76%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) SaaS
2 6 (4.55%) Office 365
3 4 (3.03%) Google Apps
4 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (31.82%) TCP/IP
2 36 (27.27%) Firewall
3 32 (24.24%) LAN
4 30 (22.73%) DNS
5 20 (15.15%) SAN
6 18 (13.64%) DHCP
7 14 (10.61%) VoIP
7 14 (10.61%) WAN
7 14 (10.61%) LDAP
8 13 (9.85%) IPsec
8 13 (9.85%) NAS
9 9 (6.82%) Wireless
9 9 (6.82%) VPN
10 8 (6.06%) Unified Communications
10 8 (6.06%) SMTP
11 5 (3.79%) FTP
11 5 (3.79%) Network Security
12 4 (3.03%) SNMP
13 3 (2.27%) WLAN
13 3 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 21 (15.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.52%) Advertising
2 2 (1.52%) Retail
2 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.76%) Electronics
3 1 (0.76%) Legal
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Support Engineer
2 22 (16.67%) Administrator
2 22 (16.67%) IT Support
3 20 (15.15%) Analyst
4 18 (13.64%) Team Leader
5 17 (12.88%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (10.61%) Support Analyst
8 13 (9.85%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (9.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (7.58%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 10 (7.58%) Support Team Leader
10 9 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.79%) Architect
11 5 (3.79%) Consultant
11 5 (3.79%) Technical Support
11 5 (3.79%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.79%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.33%) J2EE
2 3 (2.27%) Web Services
2 3 (2.27%) XML
2 3 (2.27%) XMPP
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) Classic ASP
3 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.76%) CSS
3 1 (0.76%) HTML
3 1 (0.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.18%) Clustering
2 14 (10.61%) Blackberry
3 13 (9.85%) Firmware
4 11 (8.33%) Grid Computing
5 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
6 7 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (5.30%) Replication
7 5 (3.79%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.79%) Physics
7 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.03%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.52%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.52%) Open Source
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.76%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.76%) EPoS
10 1 (0.76%) PDA
10 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 108 (81.82%) Windows
2 48 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (25.00%) Linux
4 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (17.42%) Windows 7
6 18 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.06%) Windows XP
8 7 (5.30%) Mac OS X
9 6 (4.55%) UNIX
10 5 (3.79%) Windows 8
11 4 (3.03%) Android
12 2 (1.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.52%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.21%) ITIL
2 17 (12.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.85%) Change Control
5 12 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 11 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.58%) Validation
8 8 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.79%) ERP
10 3 (2.27%) Data Security
10 3 (2.27%) Migration
10 3 (2.27%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (2.27%) Information Security
10 3 (2.27%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (2.27%) OWASP
10 3 (2.27%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.27%) Security Testing
10 3 (2.27%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.15%) SQL
2 13 (9.85%) Python
2 13 (9.85%) Perl
3 11 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 11 (8.33%) Java
4 4 (3.03%) VBA
5 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.52%) XQuery
6 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.76%) C#
6 1 (0.76%) PHP
6 1 (0.76%) VBScript
6 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (26.52%) Degree
2 13 (9.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.33%) MCITP
4 10 (7.58%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.30%) MCSA
7 6 (4.55%) CCNA
7 6 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.55%) CISSP
8 5 (3.79%) MCSE
9 4 (3.03%) MCP
10 3 (2.27%) CCNP
10 3 (2.27%) SSCP
10 3 (2.27%) CISM
10 3 (2.27%) CEH
10 3 (2.27%) GIAC
11 2 (1.52%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (5.30%) GAMP
1 7 (5.30%) GCP
1 7 (5.30%) GMP
2 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (26.52%) Hyper-V
2 24 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 10 (7.58%) ISA Server
5 4 (3.03%) XenServer
6 3 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.76%) vSphere
7 1 (0.76%) XenApp
7 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (15.91%) SCCM
2 11 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 11 (8.33%) Puppet
2 11 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (7.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (5.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (5.30%) WSUS
4 7 (5.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (5.30%) SCDPM
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.27%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 45 (34.09%) VMware
3 23 (17.42%) Citrix
4 21 (15.91%) Symantec
5 18 (13.64%) Cisco
6 17 (12.88%) NetApp
7 13 (9.85%) HP
8 10 (7.58%) SunGard
9 6 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.03%) Google
10 4 (3.03%) Juniper
11 3 (2.27%) Dell
11 3 (2.27%) Oracle
11 3 (2.27%) Apple
11 3 (2.27%) McAfee
11 3 (2.27%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.27%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.76%) SAP
12 1 (0.76%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.76%) Sage
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