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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 48 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +37
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 90 65 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.15% 4.40% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 50.28% 41.40% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 88 58 30
Average salary £27,000 £32,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.27% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
179 157 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.23% 10.63% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135 119 112
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 136 (68.69%) Windows
2 126 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 71 (35.86%) Linux
3 71 (35.86%) ITIL
4 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 52 (26.26%) MS Exchange
6 50 (25.25%) VMware
7 45 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (21.21%) MS Office
9 41 (20.71%) Firewall
10 37 (18.69%) Windows 7
11 35 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
11 35 (17.68%) SQL
11 35 (17.68%) Degree
12 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 30 (15.15%) SharePoint
14 29 (14.65%) Oracle
14 29 (14.65%) DNS
15 27 (13.64%) SCCM
15 27 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 26 (13.13%) Windows XP
17 25 (12.63%) LAN
17 25 (12.63%) WAN
17 25 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 25 (12.63%) Hyper-V
17 25 (12.63%) Oracle Database
18 23 (11.62%) SLA
19 22 (11.11%) SAP
19 22 (11.11%) Citrix
20 21 (10.61%) Cisco

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 52 (26.26%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 15 (7.58%) Apache
4 13 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.05%) Lync
6 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (3.54%) IIS
8 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 42 (21.21%) MS Office
3 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.57%) SaaS
1 13 (6.57%) Office 365
2 11 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.05%) PaaS
3 10 (5.05%) IaaS
4 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.71%) Firewall
2 29 (14.65%) DNS
3 25 (12.63%) LAN
3 25 (12.63%) WAN
4 21 (10.61%) DHCP
5 20 (10.10%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.06%) VoIP
7 10 (5.05%) VPN
7 10 (5.05%) Kerberos
8 6 (3.03%) SAN
8 6 (3.03%) Internet
8 6 (3.03%) Network Security
9 5 (2.53%) VLAN
10 3 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.01%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.01%) NAS
11 2 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.01%) InfiniBand
11 2 (1.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.63%) Oracle Database
3 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.05%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.04%) Big Data
5 6 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.52%) Text Mining
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.01%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (1.52%) Advertising
4 3 (1.52%) Finance
5 2 (1.01%) Automotive
5 2 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.01%) Military
6 1 (0.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (24.75%) Administrator
2 39 (19.70%) Analyst
2 39 (19.70%) Systems Administrator
3 34 (17.17%) Support Engineer
4 29 (14.65%) Service Analyst
4 29 (14.65%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (12.12%) IT Support
6 17 (8.59%) Linux Administrator
7 15 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) Architect
9 11 (5.56%) Consultant
10 10 (5.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (5.05%) Team Leader
10 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Architect
10 10 (5.05%) Security Architect
10 10 (5.05%) Enterprise Security Architect
11 9 (4.55%) Service Desk Technician
11 9 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.05%) J2EE
1 10 (5.05%) SAML
2 5 (2.53%) .NET
3 2 (1.01%) WCF
3 2 (1.01%) jQuery
3 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.01%) SOAP
3 2 (1.01%) XML
4 1 (0.51%) WAP
4 1 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 18 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.08%) Open Source
3 14 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.05%) PKI
5 8 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.53%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.53%) Physics
7 4 (2.02%) Kindle
8 3 (1.52%) iPhone
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (1.01%) PDA
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Replication
10 1 (0.51%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 136 (68.69%) Windows
2 71 (35.86%) Linux
3 45 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (18.69%) Windows 7
5 32 (16.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (13.13%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.58%) CentOS
7 15 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (7.58%) Android
8 14 (7.07%) Windows 8
9 10 (5.05%) Windows Phone
9 10 (5.05%) UNIX
9 10 (5.05%) Apple iOS
10 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.51%) Debian
12 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (35.86%) ITIL
2 20 (10.10%) Service Delivery
2 20 (10.10%) Migration
3 18 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 16 (8.08%) Performance Tuning
5 12 (6.06%) Data Analysis
5 12 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.06%) ERP
6 11 (5.56%) Identity Management
7 10 (5.05%) UML
7 10 (5.05%) TOGAF
7 10 (5.05%) BPMN
7 10 (5.05%) Line Management
8 8 (4.04%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.04%) Project Management
8 8 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.54%) CRM
9 7 (3.54%) Time Management
10 5 (2.53%) Network Management
11 4 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.68%) SQL
2 15 (7.58%) T-SQL
2 15 (7.58%) C#
2 15 (7.58%) Python
3 14 (7.07%) Perl
4 13 (6.57%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.01%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.01%) C
6 2 (1.01%) C++
6 2 (1.01%) Java
6 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (17.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 35 (17.68%) Degree
2 20 (10.10%) MCP
3 17 (8.59%) MCSE
4 15 (7.58%) MCSA
4 15 (7.58%) RHCE
5 13 (6.57%) MCITP
6 10 (5.05%) OCP
6 10 (5.05%) Oracle Certification
6 10 (5.05%) CISSP
7 9 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.54%) MCDST
8 7 (3.54%) MCTS
9 4 (2.02%) MOS
9 4 (2.02%) A+ Certification
9 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.02%) CCNA
10 1 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.62%) SLA
2 10 (5.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 25 (12.63%) Hyper-V
2 14 (7.07%) VMware ESX
3 10 (5.05%) Oracle RMAN
3 10 (5.05%) vSphere
4 3 (1.52%) XenApp
5 2 (1.01%) NFS
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (13.64%) SCCM
2 12 (6.06%) SCOM
3 10 (5.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 10 (5.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 126 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 50 (25.25%) VMware
3 29 (14.65%) Oracle
4 22 (11.11%) SAP
4 22 (11.11%) Citrix
5 21 (10.61%) Cisco
6 17 (8.59%) HP
6 17 (8.59%) Dell
7 16 (8.08%) Red Hat
8 15 (7.58%) Apple
9 12 (6.06%) EMC
10 11 (5.56%) Mitel
11 10 (5.05%) Red Gate
12 4 (2.02%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.02%) Symantec
12 4 (2.02%) Remedy
12 4 (2.02%) Nokia
13 2 (1.01%) Websense
13 2 (1.01%) Rackspace
13 2 (1.01%) Isilon
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Circa £20,000pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
DP Connect
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago