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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 55 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 55 85 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.70% 5.85% 4.75%
As % of the System Software category 41.35% 48.02% 54.19%
Number of salaries quoted 46 73 74
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +4.61%
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
133 177 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.36% 12.18% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 110 135 131
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,272
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 91 (68.42%) Windows
2 65 (48.87%) Windows Server
3 57 (42.86%) VMware
4 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.59%) Firewall
6 41 (30.83%) Linux
7 40 (30.08%) DNS
8 34 (25.56%) MS Exchange
8 34 (25.56%) Degree
9 31 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (22.56%) SQL
11 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
12 22 (16.54%) ITIL
13 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
14 20 (15.04%) VPN
14 20 (15.04%) Cisco
15 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 19 (14.29%) Driving Licence
15 19 (14.29%) Server Building
16 18 (13.53%) TCP/IP
16 18 (13.53%) PKI
17 17 (12.78%) Office 365
18 16 (12.03%) SAN
18 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
18 16 (12.03%) Hyper-V
19 15 (11.28%) Windows 7
19 15 (11.28%) vSphere
19 15 (11.28%) WAN
19 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (10.53%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 34 (25.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.53%) IIS
3 6 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.01%) GroupWise
4 4 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.50%) Confluence
6 2 (1.50%) WordPress
7 1 (0.75%) Apache
7 1 (0.75%) nginx
7 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (12.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Office 365
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 46 (34.59%) Firewall
2 40 (30.08%) DNS
3 20 (15.04%) VPN
4 18 (13.53%) TCP/IP
5 16 (12.03%) SAN
6 15 (11.28%) WAN
7 12 (9.02%) DHCP
7 12 (9.02%) LAN
8 10 (7.52%) Network Security
9 8 (6.02%) LDAP
9 8 (6.02%) VLAN
10 4 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.26%) NAS
11 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.50%) BGP
12 2 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.50%) Junos
12 2 (1.50%) SSH
12 2 (1.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) Maven
2 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.26%) Finance
3 6 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.50%) Back Office
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (19.55%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (18.80%) Graduate
3 22 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (13.53%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (12.78%) Administrator
5 17 (12.78%) Graduate Systems Engineer
6 16 (12.03%) Analyst
7 15 (11.28%) IT Engineer
7 15 (11.28%) Windows Engineer
8 13 (9.77%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (9.02%) IT Support
10 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
11 10 (7.52%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (7.52%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 8 (6.02%) Graduate 1st Line Support
13 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 6 (4.51%) Junior
14 6 (4.51%) Network Administrator
14 6 (4.51%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) .NET
2 6 (4.51%) Web Services
3 4 (3.01%) J2EE
3 4 (3.01%) REST
3 4 (3.01%) RESTful
3 4 (3.01%) SailPoint
3 4 (3.01%) SOAP
4 3 (2.26%) LAMP
5 1 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 18 (13.53%) PKI
3 10 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.51%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.76%) Clustering
6 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.01%) HP Storage
6 4 (3.01%) Replication
7 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.50%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.50%) Physics
9 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (68.42%) Windows
2 65 (48.87%) Windows Server
3 41 (30.83%) Linux
4 21 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.28%) Windows 7
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.02%) Unix
7 9 (6.77%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
10 3 (2.26%) CentOS
11 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.50%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.75%) Debian
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.54%) ITIL
2 19 (14.29%) Server Building
3 10 (7.52%) Mentoring
4 7 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.26%) Network Design
4 7 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 6 (4.51%) Change Management
5 6 (4.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 6 (4.51%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (4.51%) Machine Learning
5 6 (4.51%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.51%) Project Planning
6 5 (3.76%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.76%) Information Security
6 5 (3.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (3.01%) Identity Management
7 4 (3.01%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (22.56%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.26%) Perl
3 7 (5.26%) Python
4 6 (4.51%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.01%) C++
5 4 (3.01%) Java
5 4 (3.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) Degree
2 25 (18.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.53%) MCSE
4 9 (6.77%) CCNA
4 9 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.76%) MCP
5 5 (3.76%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.26%) MCITP
6 3 (2.26%) MCTS
7 2 (1.50%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) CCA
8 1 (0.75%) CCNP
8 1 (0.75%) CISM
8 1 (0.75%) CISSP
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.75%) MCSA
8 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) SSCP
8 1 (0.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (23.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (12.03%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.28%) vSphere
4 7 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 7 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.26%) XenApp
5 3 (2.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.50%) Docker
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.75%) iptables
7 1 (0.75%) Postfix
7 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.75%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.75%) Xen
7 1 (0.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (9.77%) SCCM
2 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (5.26%) SCOM
3 6 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (4.51%) Puppet
4 4 (3.01%) Ansible
4 4 (3.01%) CFEngine
4 4 (3.01%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.01%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.75%) Nagios
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 57 (42.86%) VMware
2 50 (37.59%) Microsoft
3 20 (15.04%) Cisco
4 13 (9.77%) Citrix
5 12 (9.02%) EMC
5 12 (9.02%) HP
6 11 (8.27%) NetApp
7 9 (6.77%) Veeam
8 8 (6.02%) Dell
9 4 (3.01%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.01%) Apple
9 4 (3.01%) CA
9 4 (3.01%) IBM
9 4 (3.01%) JD Edwards
9 4 (3.01%) Juniper
9 4 (3.01%) Nortel
9 4 (3.01%) Novell
9 4 (3.01%) Oracle
10 1 (0.75%) Infoblox
10 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
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