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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 60 100 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.86% 7.07% 4.87%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 54.35% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 86 70
Median salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +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
132 184 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.69% 13.01% 10.22%
Number of salaries quoted 109 140 158
Median salary £36,000 £38,564 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.64% +2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,350 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,400 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 95 (67.38%) Windows
2 66 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 54 (38.30%) VMware
4 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
5 44 (31.21%) SQL
6 43 (30.50%) Linux
7 42 (29.79%) Firewall
8 40 (28.37%) Degree
9 38 (26.95%) DNS
10 32 (22.70%) ITIL
11 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
12 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (17.02%) Server Building
13 23 (16.31%) PKI
14 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
14 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (14.18%) VPN
15 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
16 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
17 18 (12.77%) WAN
17 18 (12.77%) Citrix
18 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
19 16 (11.35%) Cisco
20 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
20 15 (10.64%) Office 365
20 15 (10.64%) SCOM
21 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
21 14 (9.93%) vSphere
21 14 (9.93%) PowerShell
21 14 (9.93%) Hyper-V

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 26 (18.44%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.67%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (5.67%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.26%) IIS
4 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.84%) GroupWise
4 4 (2.84%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.42%) Confluence
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.42%) WordPress
7 1 (0.71%) Apache
7 1 (0.71%) nginx
7 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.64%) Office 365
2 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (29.79%) Firewall
2 38 (26.95%) DNS
3 20 (14.18%) VPN
4 18 (12.77%) WAN
5 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
6 13 (9.22%) LAN
7 11 (7.80%) SAN
8 10 (7.09%) Network Security
9 9 (6.38%) LDAP
10 8 (5.67%) VLAN
11 7 (4.96%) DHCP
12 4 (2.84%) SSL
12 4 (2.84%) Wireless
13 3 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.42%) BGP
14 2 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.42%) HTTP
14 2 (1.42%) SSH
14 2 (1.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Maven
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
General
1 13 (9.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.26%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (2.84%) Finance
4 2 (1.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (21.28%) Graduate
2 26 (18.44%) Systems Engineer
3 22 (15.60%) Graduate Systems Engineer
4 17 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (11.35%) IT Support
6 15 (10.64%) Analyst
7 14 (9.93%) Support Engineer
7 14 (9.93%) Systems Administrator
8 13 (9.22%) Administrator
8 13 (9.22%) VMware Engineer
9 12 (8.51%) IT Engineer
10 11 (7.80%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.67%) Consultant
12 8 (5.67%) Graduate 1st Line Support
12 8 (5.67%) Network Engineer
13 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 7 (4.96%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.96%) Junior
13 7 (4.96%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) .NET
2 8 (5.67%) WCF
2 8 (5.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (4.26%) Web Services
4 5 (3.55%) J2EE
4 5 (3.55%) REST
4 5 (3.55%) RESTful
4 5 (3.55%) SailPoint
4 5 (3.55%) SOAP
5 3 (2.13%) LAMP
6 1 (0.71%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.31%) PKI
2 13 (9.22%) Driving Licence
3 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.96%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.55%) Clustering
5 5 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.84%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.84%) Replication
7 3 (2.13%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.13%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.42%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.42%) Physics
8 2 (1.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 95 (67.38%) Windows
2 66 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 43 (30.50%) Linux
4 19 (13.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.06%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.80%) Unix
8 9 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.84%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.13%) CentOS
12 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.42%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.71%) Debian
13 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (22.70%) ITIL
2 24 (17.02%) Server Building
3 13 (9.22%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.51%) Software Engineering
5 9 (6.38%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (6.38%) Incident Management
5 9 (6.38%) Network Design
6 8 (5.67%) Business Activity Monitoring
6 8 (5.67%) Machine Learning
6 8 (5.67%) Problem Management
6 8 (5.67%) Project Planning
7 6 (4.26%) Change Management
7 6 (4.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (3.55%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.55%) Identity Management
8 5 (3.55%) Information Security
8 5 (3.55%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (3.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (31.21%) SQL
2 14 (9.93%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.96%) Perl
4 6 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 5 (3.55%) C++
5 5 (3.55%) Java
5 5 (3.55%) Python
5 5 (3.55%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (28.37%) Degree
2 22 (15.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (7.80%) MCSE
4 9 (6.38%) CCNA
4 9 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.55%) MCP
5 5 (3.55%) Postgraduate
6 3 (2.13%) MCITP
6 3 (2.13%) MCTS
7 2 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.42%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.93%) Hyper-V
2 14 (9.93%) vSphere
3 6 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 4 (2.84%) XenApp
5 2 (1.42%) Docker
5 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.71%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.71%) iptables
6 1 (0.71%) Postfix
6 1 (0.71%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) SCOM
2 12 (8.51%) SCCM
3 7 (4.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 6 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.26%) Puppet
5 4 (2.84%) Ansible
5 4 (2.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (2.84%) CFEngine
5 4 (2.84%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.84%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.71%) Nagios
6 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 54 (38.30%) VMware
2 46 (32.62%) Microsoft
3 18 (12.77%) Citrix
4 16 (11.35%) Cisco
5 14 (9.93%) HP
6 13 (9.22%) IBM
7 11 (7.80%) Veeam
8 8 (5.67%) Dell
9 7 (4.96%) EMC
10 6 (4.26%) NetApp
11 5 (3.55%) CA
11 5 (3.55%) Oracle
12 4 (2.84%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.84%) Juniper
12 4 (2.84%) Nortel
12 4 (2.84%) Novell
13 3 (2.13%) 3PAR
13 3 (2.13%) Apple
14 1 (0.71%) Infoblox
14 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £42k + excellent bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer People
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
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