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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 39 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 69 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.48% 4.03% 3.34%
As % of the System Software category 40.40% 43.13% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 72 52 54
Average salary £32,750 £37,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.48% +18.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,800 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
198 160 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.55% 9.35% 9.20%
Number of salaries quoted 142 128 133
Average salary £38,564 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.26% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £55,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 115 (69.70%) Windows
2 103 (62.42%) Microsoft
3 57 (34.55%) MS Exchange
4 48 (29.09%) ITIL
4 48 (29.09%) VMware
5 46 (27.88%) SQL Server
6 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (24.24%) Linux
7 40 (24.24%) Firewall
8 39 (23.64%) MS Excel
9 33 (20.00%) Degree
10 32 (19.39%) WAN
11 29 (17.58%) LAN
11 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (16.36%) Citrix
14 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
16 23 (13.94%) Windows 7
16 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
16 23 (13.94%) DNS
17 22 (13.33%) SharePoint
17 22 (13.33%) SQL
18 18 (10.91%) MS Office
18 18 (10.91%) Cisco
18 18 (10.91%) VPN
19 17 (10.30%) IIS
19 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
19 17 (10.30%) SCCM
19 17 (10.30%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 57 (34.55%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.30%) IIS
3 17 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (7.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.64%) Lync
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.21%) Apache
8 2 (1.21%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.21%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) WorkSite
Applications
1 39 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.82%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.64%) SaaS
2 6 (3.64%) Office 365
3 3 (1.82%) IaaS
3 3 (1.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.24%) Firewall
2 32 (19.39%) WAN
3 29 (17.58%) LAN
4 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
4 23 (13.94%) DNS
5 18 (10.91%) VPN
6 16 (9.70%) DHCP
7 12 (7.27%) SAN
8 10 (6.06%) VLAN
9 9 (5.45%) Wireless
9 9 (5.45%) Network Security
9 9 (5.45%) Ethernet
10 8 (4.85%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (3.64%) MPLS
12 5 (3.03%) SSL
12 5 (3.03%) Kerberos
12 5 (3.03%) LDAP
13 4 (2.42%) VoIP
14 3 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
15 2 (1.21%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.21%) Big Data
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.61%) Text Mining
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.03%) Back Office
3 3 (1.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Retail
4 2 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.21%) Electronics
4 2 (1.21%) Automotive
4 2 (1.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 37 (22.42%) Analyst
2 25 (15.15%) Administrator
3 23 (13.94%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (12.73%) Support Engineer
5 20 (12.12%) IT Support
6 19 (11.52%) Service Analyst
6 19 (11.52%) Consultant
6 19 (11.52%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (9.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (7.88%) Help Desk Support
8 13 (7.88%) Graduate
9 11 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (4.24%) Security Analyst
11 7 (4.24%) IT Security Analyst
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.03%) Security Architect
13 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.03%) J2EE
1 5 (3.03%) Web Services
1 5 (3.03%) SAML
2 4 (2.42%) XML
3 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.82%) SOAP
3 3 (1.82%) WCF
3 3 (1.82%) jQuery
3 3 (1.82%) .NET
4 1 (0.61%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 13 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.45%) Open Source
3 9 (5.45%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.24%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.82%) PDA
5 3 (1.82%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.82%) Physics
6 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.61%) Kindle
7 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 115 (69.70%) Windows
2 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (24.24%) Linux
4 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (13.94%) Windows 7
6 17 (10.30%) Windows 8
7 10 (6.06%) UNIX
8 9 (5.45%) Android
9 8 (4.85%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.82%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.21%) CentOS
12 2 (1.21%) Debian
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) ITIL
2 13 (7.88%) Service Delivery
3 12 (7.27%) Project Management
4 10 (6.06%) Information Security
5 9 (5.45%) Asset Management
5 9 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (4.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (4.85%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (4.24%) Incident Management
8 6 (3.64%) CRM
8 6 (3.64%) Identity Management
8 6 (3.64%) Information Security Management
8 6 (3.64%) Security Management
8 6 (3.64%) Line Management
8 6 (3.64%) Network Management
9 5 (3.03%) BPMN
9 5 (3.03%) Web Services Management
9 5 (3.03%) UML
9 5 (3.03%) TOGAF
10 4 (2.42%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.33%) SQL
2 9 (5.45%) Python
3 7 (4.24%) C#
4 6 (3.64%) Perl
5 5 (3.03%) C
5 5 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.82%) VBScript
6 3 (1.82%) C++
6 3 (1.82%) Java
6 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (20.00%) Degree
2 25 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (9.70%) MCSE
3 16 (9.70%) MCITP
4 14 (8.48%) CISSP
5 12 (7.27%) MCSA
5 12 (7.27%) MCDST
6 9 (5.45%) SSCP
6 9 (5.45%) CISM
7 7 (4.24%) MCP
8 4 (2.42%) MCTS
8 4 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.82%) CCNA
9 3 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
2 9 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.82%) COBIT
4 2 (1.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (17.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (14.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.42%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.82%) Terminal Server
5 2 (1.21%) NFS
5 2 (1.21%) Firmware
5 2 (1.21%) XenApp
6 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.61%) vSphere
6 1 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 17 (10.30%) SCCM
2 8 (4.85%) SCOM
3 5 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (1.82%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.61%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.61%) WSUS
5 1 (0.61%) MOM
5 1 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 103 (62.42%) Microsoft
2 48 (29.09%) VMware
3 27 (16.36%) Citrix
4 18 (10.91%) Cisco
5 14 (8.48%) Oracle
5 14 (8.48%) HP
6 7 (4.24%) Dell
7 6 (3.64%) 3PAR
8 5 (3.03%) Imperva
8 5 (3.03%) SAP
8 5 (3.03%) Mitel
8 5 (3.03%) WatchGuard
8 5 (3.03%) Symantec
9 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.42%) Apple
9 4 (2.42%) EMC
10 3 (1.82%) Red Gate
10 3 (1.82%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.21%) Isilon
11 2 (1.21%) Cognos
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