The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 28 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 128 166 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.17% 7.41% 5.51%
As % of the System Software category 47.58% 58.45% 55.83%
Number of salaries quoted 89 153 95
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,100 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Active Directory
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
269 284 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.96% 12.68% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 187 218 158
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -16 77 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Peterborough +10 31 £26,250 +5.00% 2
Huntingdon -5 10 £31,711 -25.38% 2
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 157 (73.36%) Windows
2 85 (39.72%) Microsoft
3 79 (36.92%) VMware
4 72 (33.64%) Windows Server
5 56 (26.17%) Citrix
5 56 (26.17%) ITIL
6 54 (25.23%) SQL Server
7 48 (22.43%) Linux
7 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 47 (21.96%) MS Exchange
9 38 (17.76%) MCSE
10 37 (17.29%) Degree
11 36 (16.82%) SQL
12 34 (15.89%) MS Excel
13 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (14.49%) Office 365
14 31 (14.49%) Windows 8
14 31 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 30 (14.02%) Firewall
16 27 (12.62%) Cisco
16 27 (12.62%) MCITP
17 26 (12.15%) DNS
18 25 (11.68%) MCSA
19 24 (11.21%) SharePoint
20 23 (10.75%) Incident Management
20 23 (10.75%) MCDST
20 23 (10.75%) SharePoint 2013
21 21 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
21 21 (9.81%) MS Office
21 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 47 (21.96%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.21%) SharePoint
3 23 (10.75%) SharePoint 2013
4 21 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (6.54%) IIS
6 11 (5.14%) Skype for Business
7 9 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (3.74%) WebSphere
9 7 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.40%) Apache
12 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.93%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 34 (15.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 31 (14.49%) Office 365
2 7 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.80%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.02%) Firewall
2 26 (12.15%) DNS
3 21 (9.81%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.88%) WAN
5 17 (7.94%) LAN
6 16 (7.48%) VPN
7 12 (5.61%) SAN
8 9 (4.21%) LDAP
9 8 (3.74%) Network Security
10 6 (2.80%) DHCP
10 6 (2.80%) Wireless
11 5 (2.34%) FTP
11 5 (2.34%) SSL
11 5 (2.34%) VLAN
12 3 (1.40%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
13 2 (0.93%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.93%) NAS
13 2 (0.93%) NetScaler
13 2 (0.93%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (25.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 2 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) QlikView
General
1 8 (3.74%) Finance
2 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
2 4 (1.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (21.03%) Analyst
2 41 (19.16%) Support Engineer
3 29 (13.55%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (13.08%) Administrator
5 20 (9.35%) Service Analyst
5 20 (9.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 19 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (8.88%) Systems Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) Graduate
7 18 (8.41%) IT Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) Support Analyst
8 17 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.94%) Technical Support
9 16 (7.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) Team Leader
10 15 (7.01%) Graduate Systems Engineer
10 15 (7.01%) IT Support
11 14 (6.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (5.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.01%) Web Services
2 8 (3.74%) WCF
2 8 (3.74%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (3.27%) .NET
4 5 (2.34%) J2EE
4 5 (2.34%) REST
4 5 (2.34%) RESTful
4 5 (2.34%) SailPoint
4 5 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.88%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.41%) PKI
3 11 (5.14%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.27%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.87%) Clustering
7 4 (1.87%) User Experience
8 2 (0.93%) BYOD
8 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) iPad
9 1 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 157 (73.36%) Windows
2 72 (33.64%) Windows Server
3 48 (22.43%) Linux
4 33 (15.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (14.49%) Windows 8
5 31 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (8.41%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (6.07%) Unix
9 6 (2.80%) CentOS
9 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.80%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.87%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (26.17%) ITIL
2 23 (10.75%) Incident Management
3 15 (7.01%) Problem Management
3 15 (7.01%) Server Building
4 13 (6.07%) Mentoring
5 11 (5.14%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (4.21%) Network Design
7 8 (3.74%) Machine Learning
7 8 (3.74%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.27%) Time Management
9 6 (2.80%) Configuration Management
9 6 (2.80%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (2.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.34%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (2.34%) Identity Management
10 5 (2.34%) Information Security
10 5 (2.34%) Migration
10 5 (2.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.82%) SQL
2 14 (6.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.74%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.74%) Python
4 5 (2.34%) C++
4 5 (2.34%) Java
4 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.87%) Perl
6 2 (0.93%) VB
6 2 (0.93%) VBScript
7 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (22.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (17.76%) MCSE
3 37 (17.29%) Degree
4 27 (12.62%) MCITP
5 25 (11.68%) MCSA
6 23 (10.75%) MCDST
7 6 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (2.34%) HNC
9 4 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.40%) CCNA
10 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.93%) CCA
11 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.93%) MCTS
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.47%) CCNP
12 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.48%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.61%) vSphere
4 11 (5.14%) XenApp
5 8 (3.74%) XenServer
6 5 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.34%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.40%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.93%) Xen
8 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.47%) KVM
9 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (7.94%) SCCM
2 15 (7.01%) SCOM
3 7 (3.27%) Puppet
4 5 (2.34%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.87%) Ansible
5 4 (1.87%) CFEngine
5 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.40%) FortiGate
6 3 (1.40%) Nagios
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.93%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (39.72%) Microsoft
2 79 (36.92%) VMware
3 56 (26.17%) Citrix
4 27 (12.62%) Cisco
5 19 (8.88%) HP
6 13 (6.07%) IBM
6 13 (6.07%) Oracle
7 11 (5.14%) Veeam
8 8 (3.74%) Red Hat
9 7 (3.27%) Dell
10 5 (2.34%) CA
11 4 (1.87%) 3PAR
11 4 (1.87%) EMC
11 4 (1.87%) Juniper
11 4 (1.87%) NetApp
12 3 (1.40%) F5
12 3 (1.40%) ServiceNow
13 2 (0.93%) Dell KACE
13 2 (0.93%) Isilon
13 2 (0.93%) WorldPay
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Coverbox Insure Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £32k - 38k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + exciting company
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £18k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18k - 23k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £18,000 to £21,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Raytheon
Salary: Flexible Depending On experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive plus benefits
Posted: 15 days ago