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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 45 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 83 87 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.67% 5.25% 3.43%
As % of the System Software category 59.71% 47.54% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 82 52
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £22,600 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,125 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.39% -2.57%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 183 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.82% 11.04% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 121 143 93
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,629 £27,232
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 28 July 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 112 (72.73%) Windows
2 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
3 56 (36.36%) VMware
4 54 (35.06%) Linux
5 53 (34.42%) MS Office
6 49 (31.82%) MS Exchange
7 45 (29.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 43 (27.92%) ITIL
10 37 (24.03%) TCP/IP
11 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (21.43%) SCCM
13 32 (20.78%) DNS
14 31 (20.13%) LAN
14 31 (20.13%) Hyper-V
15 29 (18.83%) SQL
16 28 (18.18%) DHCP
17 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
18 26 (16.88%) Finance
18 26 (16.88%) Degree
19 24 (15.58%) SQL Server
19 24 (15.58%) Windows 7
20 23 (14.94%) Perl
21 22 (14.29%) Cisco
22 21 (13.64%) Oracle
22 21 (13.64%) Firewall
22 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
23 20 (12.99%) Citrix
24 19 (12.34%) SAN

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 27 (17.53%) SharePoint
3 21 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (11.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 14 (9.09%) Lync
6 12 (7.79%) Apache
7 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (3.25%) IIS
11 4 (2.60%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.30%) MS Project Server
12 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.30%) CMS
12 2 (1.30%) ArcGIS
12 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (1.30%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.30%) Documentum
Applications
1 53 (34.42%) MS Office
2 44 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.49%) SunGard APT
1 10 (6.49%) FastVal
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.65%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) SaaS
2 6 (3.90%) PaaS
2 6 (3.90%) IaaS
2 6 (3.90%) Office 365
3 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.65%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.03%) TCP/IP
2 32 (20.78%) DNS
3 31 (20.13%) LAN
4 28 (18.18%) DHCP
5 21 (13.64%) Firewall
6 19 (12.34%) SAN
7 16 (10.39%) WAN
8 14 (9.09%) LDAP
9 13 (8.44%) NAS
10 9 (5.84%) VPN
10 9 (5.84%) Network Security
11 6 (3.90%) VoIP
12 5 (3.25%) Kerberos
13 4 (2.60%) Internet
13 4 (2.60%) SNMP
14 3 (1.95%) tcpdump
14 3 (1.95%) WLAN
14 3 (1.95%) SMTP
14 3 (1.95%) Wireless
14 3 (1.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.74%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.30%) MySQL
5 2 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.65%) Hudson
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (16.88%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (2.60%) Military
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
5 3 (1.95%) Banking
6 2 (1.30%) Retail
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (22.73%) Analyst
2 31 (20.13%) Administrator
3 28 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 20 (12.99%) Support Analyst
5 19 (12.34%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.34%) IT Support
6 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Architect
9 11 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 8 (5.19%) IT Administrator
11 8 (5.19%) Help Desk Administrator
12 7 (4.55%) Service Analyst
13 6 (3.90%) 1st Line Support
13 6 (3.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (3.90%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.39%) J2EE
2 6 (3.90%) SAML
3 5 (3.25%) .NET
4 3 (1.95%) HTML
4 3 (1.95%) CSS
4 3 (1.95%) XMPP
5 2 (1.30%) Middleware
5 2 (1.30%) Web Services
5 2 (1.30%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.09%) Clustering
2 12 (7.79%) Computer Science
3 11 (7.14%) Firmware
3 11 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 11 (7.14%) Grid Computing
4 10 (6.49%) PKI
5 9 (5.84%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.84%) Physics
6 6 (3.90%) Open Source
6 6 (3.90%) EqualLogic
7 5 (3.25%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.60%) Chip and PIN
8 4 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.60%) iPhone
8 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.30%) Statistics
9 2 (1.30%) Replication
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 112 (72.73%) Windows
2 54 (35.06%) Linux
3 45 (29.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.58%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.19%) CentOS
10 7 (4.55%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.55%) Android
11 6 (3.90%) Windows Phone
12 5 (3.25%) UNIX
13 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.92%) ITIL
2 18 (11.69%) Incident Management
3 15 (9.74%) Migration
4 13 (8.44%) Load Balancing
5 12 (7.79%) ERP
6 11 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 11 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 11 (7.14%) Change Control
7 10 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (6.49%) Validation
7 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
8 8 (5.19%) Identity Management
8 8 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.19%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.25%) BPMN
11 5 (3.25%) UML
11 5 (3.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.83%) SQL
2 23 (14.94%) Perl
3 15 (9.74%) Python
4 11 (7.14%) Java
4 11 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 10 (6.49%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.90%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.60%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.60%) VBA
8 3 (1.95%) C#
9 2 (1.30%) XQuery
9 2 (1.30%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (16.88%) Degree
2 15 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.14%) MCITP
4 10 (6.49%) OCP
4 10 (6.49%) Oracle Certification
4 10 (6.49%) RHCE
5 9 (5.84%) CISSP
6 8 (5.19%) MCSA
7 7 (4.55%) MCSE
8 6 (3.90%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.25%) MCP
9 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.95%) CCNP
11 2 (1.30%) MCTS
11 2 (1.30%) CCNA
11 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.65%) SSCP
12 1 (0.65%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.65%) CISM
12 1 (0.65%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (4.55%) GAMP
1 7 (4.55%) GCP
1 7 (4.55%) GMP
2 5 (3.25%) SLA
3 4 (2.60%) QA
4 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (20.13%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.49%) vSphere
3 10 (6.49%) VMware ESX
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle RMAN
4 7 (4.55%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.90%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.95%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.30%) XenApp
8 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (21.43%) SCCM
2 11 (7.14%) Puppet
2 11 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (6.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (5.19%) SCOM
5 7 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.95%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.30%) WSUS
8 2 (1.30%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.30%) SCDPM
8 2 (1.30%) Opsview
8 2 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 96 (62.34%) Microsoft
2 56 (36.36%) VMware
3 22 (14.29%) Cisco
4 21 (13.64%) Oracle
5 20 (12.99%) Citrix
6 14 (9.09%) HP
7 13 (8.44%) SAP
8 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
9 10 (6.49%) Symantec
9 10 (6.49%) EMC
9 10 (6.49%) SunGard
10 9 (5.84%) Dell
10 9 (5.84%) NetApp
10 9 (5.84%) Apple
11 6 (3.90%) Red Gate
12 4 (2.60%) CheckPoint
13 3 (1.95%) Juniper
13 3 (1.95%) SonicWALL
14 2 (1.30%) Sybase
14 2 (1.30%) Veeam
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Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
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