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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 63 37 55
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 44 108 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.12% 5.96% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 39.64% 57.14% 39.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 89 58
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £42,100 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
111 189 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.88% 10.43% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 98 157 122
Average salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 31 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 97 (77.60%) Windows
2 53 (42.40%) Microsoft
3 50 (40.00%) VMware
4 37 (29.60%) ITIL
5 36 (28.80%) Linux
6 33 (26.40%) Firewall
6 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 33 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (24.00%) SAN
9 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
10 27 (21.60%) Cisco
11 26 (20.80%) WAN
11 26 (20.80%) MS Exchange
11 26 (20.80%) LAN
12 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (17.60%) Oracle
13 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
14 21 (16.80%) VPN
15 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
16 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
16 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
17 17 (13.60%) MCSE
17 17 (13.60%) DNS
17 17 (13.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 16 (12.80%) Wireless
18 16 (12.80%) Debian
18 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
18 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (12.80%) Project Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 26 (20.80%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) Tomcat
3 12 (9.60%) Apache
4 10 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (7.20%) IIS
6 8 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.40%) Lync
8 3 (2.40%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.40%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.60%) WebSphere Portal
9 2 (1.60%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.80%) Zope
10 1 (0.80%) Plone
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS Excel
2 13 (10.40%) MS Office
3 2 (1.60%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Tridion
2 2 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.40%) Office 365
2 5 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.40%) Firewall
2 30 (24.00%) SAN
3 26 (20.80%) WAN
3 26 (20.80%) LAN
4 21 (16.80%) VPN
5 17 (13.60%) DNS
6 16 (12.80%) Wireless
6 16 (12.80%) TCP/IP
7 15 (12.00%) DHCP
8 12 (9.60%) LDAP
9 6 (4.80%) VLAN
10 5 (4.00%) NAS
11 4 (3.20%) NetScaler
12 3 (2.40%) VoIP
13 2 (1.60%) Network Security
13 2 (1.60%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.60%) IP Telephony
13 2 (1.60%) IGMP
13 2 (1.60%) IPsec
13 2 (1.60%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) QlikView
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (1.60%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.60%) ClearCase
General
1 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (0.80%) Automotive
3 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (17.60%) Administrator
2 19 (15.20%) Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Consultant
6 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 10 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 9 (7.20%) Linux Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Service Analyst
10 6 (4.80%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.80%) IT Consultant
11 5 (4.00%) IT Support
11 5 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.60%) XML
2 4 (3.20%) Web Services
3 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.40%) SOAP
3 3 (2.40%) .NET
3 3 (2.40%) LAMP
3 3 (2.40%) jQuery
3 3 (2.40%) WCF
4 2 (1.60%) JSF
4 2 (1.60%) Dojo
4 2 (1.60%) GWT
4 2 (1.60%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.80%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.60%) GIS
5 2 (1.60%) User Experience
6 1 (0.80%) iPad
6 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.80%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 97 (77.60%) Windows
2 36 (28.80%) Linux
3 33 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (25.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (14.40%) Windows 7
6 17 (13.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (12.80%) Debian
7 16 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (7.20%) UNIX
9 3 (2.40%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.40%) CentOS
9 3 (2.40%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.80%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.60%) ITIL
2 16 (12.80%) Project Management
3 13 (10.40%) Line Management
4 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.00%) CRM
6 8 (6.40%) Information Security
6 8 (6.40%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (4.80%) Migration
8 6 (4.80%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.00%) Network Management
9 5 (4.00%) DevOps
9 5 (4.00%) Matrix Management
9 5 (4.00%) Software Engineering
10 4 (3.20%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.20%) Information Management
10 4 (3.20%) Identity Management
10 4 (3.20%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.20%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.00%) SQL
2 12 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 10 (8.00%) Python
3 10 (8.00%) Perl
4 5 (4.00%) VBScript
4 5 (4.00%) C#
4 5 (4.00%) Java
4 5 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) C
6 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.60%) VB
6 2 (1.60%) VBA
7 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (13.60%) MCSE
3 14 (11.20%) Degree
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.40%) MCITP
5 8 (6.40%) CISSP
5 8 (6.40%) CISM
6 7 (5.60%) CCNA
7 6 (4.80%) MCP
8 4 (3.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.20%) CCNP
8 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.20%) SSCP
8 4 (3.20%) CISA
9 3 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.60%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.60%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 5 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.80%) COBIT
System Software
1 33 (26.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (17.60%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.00%) vSphere
4 6 (4.80%) XenDesktop
5 4 (3.20%) XenServer
6 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.60%) XenApp
8 1 (0.80%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (4.80%) SCCM
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (42.40%) Microsoft
2 50 (40.00%) VMware
3 27 (21.60%) Cisco
4 22 (17.60%) Oracle
5 15 (12.00%) HP
6 12 (9.60%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.20%) Citrix
8 5 (4.00%) Rackspace
8 5 (4.00%) EMC
8 5 (4.00%) Juniper
9 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.20%) F5
9 4 (3.20%) Veeam
10 3 (2.40%) Dell
10 3 (2.40%) Cognos
11 2 (1.60%) Google
11 2 (1.60%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.60%) SAP
11 2 (1.60%) NetApp
11 2 (1.60%) Sophos
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Salary: 50k-60k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum £100k+ package including bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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Arcus Global
Salary: £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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