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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 45 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 59 78 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.00% 5.60% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 40.69% 49.37% 58.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 70 92
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +25.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,950 £20,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,180 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +5.16%
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
145 158 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.30% 11.33% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 116 124 147
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 £32,000 £30,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
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 27 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 83 (68.03%) Windows
2 60 (49.18%) VMware
3 59 (48.36%) Windows Server
4 56 (45.90%) Microsoft
5 44 (36.07%) Firewall
6 40 (32.79%) DNS
7 35 (28.69%) Linux
7 35 (28.69%) MS Exchange
8 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
10 24 (19.67%) Cisco
10 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (18.03%) SQL
12 22 (18.03%) Driving Licence
13 21 (17.21%) VPN
13 21 (17.21%) Degree
14 20 (16.39%) SAN
15 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
15 19 (15.57%) Office 365
16 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
16 18 (14.75%) ITIL
16 18 (14.75%) vSphere
17 17 (13.93%) Windows 7
17 17 (13.93%) WAN
17 17 (13.93%) DHCP
18 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 16 (13.11%) LAN
19 15 (12.30%) IIS
19 15 (12.30%) SCCM

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 35 (28.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (12.30%) IIS
3 8 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.10%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.64%) Confluence
7 2 (1.64%) WordPress
8 1 (0.82%) Apache
8 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.82%) nginx
8 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (15.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (15.57%) Office 365
2 14 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.46%) SaaS
4 1 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (36.07%) Firewall
2 40 (32.79%) DNS
3 25 (20.49%) TCP/IP
4 21 (17.21%) VPN
5 20 (16.39%) SAN
6 17 (13.93%) DHCP
6 17 (13.93%) WAN
7 16 (13.11%) LAN
8 9 (7.38%) VLAN
9 5 (4.10%) Network Security
10 4 (3.28%) LDAP
11 3 (2.46%) BGP
11 3 (2.46%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.46%) HTTP
11 3 (2.46%) Junos
11 3 (2.46%) NAS
11 3 (2.46%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (2.46%) SSH
11 3 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (2.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) Maven
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.74%) Finance
3 6 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.64%) Back Office
5 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (16.39%) Systems Engineer
3 18 (14.75%) Analyst
4 17 (13.93%) Graduate
4 17 (13.93%) IT Engineer
5 15 (12.30%) VMware Engineer
6 14 (11.48%) Administrator
7 13 (10.66%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (10.66%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (9.02%) IT Support
8 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
9 10 (8.20%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (7.38%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (7.38%) Graduate Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.56%) Graduate 1st Line Support
11 8 (6.56%) Windows Systems Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (4.10%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 5 (4.10%) IT Graduate
13 5 (4.10%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.92%) .NET
2 3 (2.46%) LAMP
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.82%) J2EE
4 1 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.82%) REST
4 1 (0.82%) RESTful
4 1 (0.82%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) Driving Licence
2 10 (8.20%) PKI
3 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.10%) Blackberry
4 5 (4.10%) Replication
5 4 (3.28%) Clustering
5 4 (3.28%) HP Storage
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.46%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.64%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.64%) Physics
7 2 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (68.03%) Windows
2 59 (48.36%) Windows Server
3 35 (28.69%) Linux
4 23 (18.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (13.93%) Windows 7
6 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (7.38%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
9 6 (4.92%) Unix
10 5 (4.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.46%) CentOS
11 3 (2.46%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.46%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.64%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.82%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.82%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (14.75%) ITIL
2 11 (9.02%) Server Building
3 9 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (7.38%) Incident Management
4 6 (4.92%) Change Management
4 6 (4.92%) Knowledge Management
4 6 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (4.10%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (4.10%) Service Management
5 5 (4.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (3.28%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (3.28%) ERP
6 4 (3.28%) Information Security
6 4 (3.28%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (3.28%) Presales
6 4 (3.28%) Time Management
7 3 (2.46%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.46%) Migration
7 3 (2.46%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.03%) SQL
2 12 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.10%) Perl
4 4 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.28%) Python
5 1 (0.82%) C++
5 1 (0.82%) Java
5 1 (0.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.82%) Ruby
5 1 (0.82%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (19.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (17.21%) Degree
3 13 (10.66%) MCSE
4 9 (7.38%) CCNA
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.10%) MCP
5 5 (4.10%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.46%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.46%) MCITP
6 3 (2.46%) MCTS
7 2 (1.64%) CISM
7 2 (1.64%) CISSP
7 2 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.64%) SSCP
8 1 (0.82%) CCA
8 1 (0.82%) CCNP
8 1 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.82%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.56%) SLA
2 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.64%) COBIT
3 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (25.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (14.75%) vSphere
3 14 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.92%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.46%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.46%) XenApp
5 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.64%) Docker
6 2 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.82%) iptables
7 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.82%) Postfix
7 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.82%) Xen
7 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (12.30%) SCCM
2 8 (6.56%) SCOM
3 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (3.28%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.28%) SCVMM
5 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.46%) Puppet
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.82%) Ansible
7 1 (0.82%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.82%) Nagios
7 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 60 (49.18%) VMware
2 56 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 24 (19.67%) Cisco
4 14 (11.48%) Citrix
4 14 (11.48%) EMC
5 13 (10.66%) HP
6 11 (9.02%) NetApp
7 9 (7.38%) Veeam
8 6 (4.92%) Juniper
9 5 (4.10%) Dell
9 5 (4.10%) Nortel
9 5 (4.10%) Novell
10 4 (3.28%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.28%) Apple
10 4 (3.28%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.64%) Compaq
11 2 (1.64%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.82%) IBM
12 1 (0.82%) Oracle
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