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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 62 33
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -29
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 63 52 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.23% 3.72% 6.95%
As % of the System Software category 42.28% 42.62% 62.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56 50 112
Median salary £36,000 £38,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,150 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.53%
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
149 122 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.38% 8.74% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 125 103 176
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £29,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 August 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
3 64 (51.20%) VMware
4 61 (48.80%) Windows Server
5 45 (36.00%) Firewall
6 44 (35.20%) DNS
7 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
8 36 (28.80%) Linux
9 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
9 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (20.80%) Cisco
11 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (20.00%) SAN
11 25 (20.00%) Driving Licence
12 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
13 23 (18.40%) DHCP
14 22 (17.60%) VPN
14 22 (17.60%) SQL
14 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
14 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
14 22 (17.60%) vSphere
15 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
15 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (16.00%) EMC
17 19 (15.20%) Office 365
18 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
18 18 (14.40%) IIS
18 18 (14.40%) ITIL

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 39 (31.20%) MS Exchange
2 18 (14.40%) IIS
3 11 (8.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (4.80%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.60%) Apache
7 2 (1.60%) WordPress
8 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.80%) nginx
8 1 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (17.60%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (15.20%) Office 365
3 6 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.80%) GitHub
5 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (36.00%) Firewall
2 44 (35.20%) DNS
3 33 (26.40%) TCP/IP
4 25 (20.00%) SAN
5 23 (18.40%) DHCP
6 22 (17.60%) VPN
7 16 (12.80%) LAN
8 14 (11.20%) WAN
9 10 (8.00%) VLAN
10 4 (3.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (3.20%) Network Security
10 4 (3.20%) Wireless
11 3 (2.40%) ADSL
11 3 (2.40%) BGP
11 3 (2.40%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.40%) HTTP
11 3 (2.40%) Junos
11 3 (2.40%) NAS
11 3 (2.40%) SSH
11 3 (2.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) MySQL
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQLite
4 1 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.80%) Maven
General
1 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.00%) Finance
3 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.60%) French Language
4 2 (1.60%) German Language
4 2 (1.60%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.80%) Back Office
5 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.80%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) IT Engineer
2 20 (16.00%) Windows Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) VMware Engineer
4 18 (14.40%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Support Engineer
6 12 (9.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.80%) Graduate
7 11 (8.80%) IT Support
8 10 (8.00%) Administrator
8 10 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (5.60%) Service Desk Engineer
12 6 (4.80%) Graduate 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
13 5 (4.00%) Active Directory Analyst
13 5 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.00%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) XML
2 3 (2.40%) XSL
3 2 (1.60%) LAMP
4 1 (0.80%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.80%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.40%) Replication
3 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.80%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.80%) PKI
5 4 (3.20%) Clustering
5 4 (3.20%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.20%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.40%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.60%) Physics
7 2 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (68.00%) Windows
2 61 (48.80%) Windows Server
3 36 (28.80%) Linux
4 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (16.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
6 9 (7.20%) Windows 8
7 8 (6.40%) Unix
8 7 (5.60%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.40%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.40%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.60%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.60%) CentOS
12 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.80%) Debian
13 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.40%) ITIL
2 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (6.40%) Incident Management
4 7 (5.60%) Migration
5 6 (4.80%) Change Management
5 6 (4.80%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (4.80%) Problem Management
5 6 (4.80%) Service Management
5 6 (4.80%) Time Management
6 5 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.00%) Server Building
7 4 (3.20%) ERP
7 4 (3.20%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 3 (2.40%) Data Loss Prevention
8 3 (2.40%) Data Transformation
8 3 (2.40%) Information Security
8 3 (2.40%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 3 (2.40%) ITIL V3
8 3 (2.40%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.60%) SQL
2 21 (16.80%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.20%) Perl
4 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.40%) PHP
4 3 (2.40%) Python
5 1 (0.80%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (11.20%) Degree
3 8 (6.40%) MCSE
4 6 (4.80%) CCNA
4 6 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.00%) MCITP
6 4 (3.20%) Postgraduate
7 3 (2.40%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.40%) MCP
7 3 (2.40%) MCTS
8 2 (1.60%) CISM
8 2 (1.60%) CISSP
8 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.60%) SSCP
9 1 (0.80%) CCA
9 1 (0.80%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.80%) MCSA
9 1 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) COBIT
3 2 (1.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
2 22 (17.60%) vSphere
3 5 (4.00%) XenApp
3 5 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (3.20%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.60%) Docker
7 1 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.80%) iptables
7 1 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.80%) Postfix
7 1 (0.80%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.80%) Xen
7 1 (0.80%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (13.60%) SCCM
2 9 (7.20%) SCOM
3 7 (5.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.20%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.20%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.60%) Puppet
7 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.80%) Nagios
7 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 67 (53.60%) Microsoft
2 64 (51.20%) VMware
3 26 (20.80%) Cisco
4 20 (16.00%) EMC
5 16 (12.80%) HP
6 15 (12.00%) Citrix
6 15 (12.00%) NetApp
7 12 (9.60%) Veeam
8 8 (6.40%) Juniper
9 7 (5.60%) Dell
10 6 (4.80%) Nortel
10 6 (4.80%) Novell
11 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.20%) Apple
11 4 (3.20%) JD Edwards
12 3 (2.40%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.40%) Compaq
13 2 (1.60%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
14 1 (0.80%) Infoblox
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