The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 52 41 55
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 103 139 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.30% 5.86% 4.31%
As % of the System Software category 55.08% 52.06% 59.60%
Number of salaries quoted 93 120 99
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £19,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
187 267 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.81% 11.25% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 162 207 168
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
East of England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -4 80 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Peterborough -9 14 £40,000 +19.40% 2
Huntingdon -4 2 £47,500 +58.33% 3
Ely - 2 £47,500 -
Active Directory
East of England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 158 (71.49%) Windows
2 129 (58.37%) Microsoft
3 99 (44.80%) VMware
4 73 (33.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (31.22%) MS Office
6 67 (30.32%) MS Exchange
7 66 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (27.15%) Linux
9 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
10 54 (24.43%) ITIL
11 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
12 46 (20.81%) SQL Server
12 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (20.36%) Hyper-V
13 45 (20.36%) Citrix
14 43 (19.46%) DNS
15 42 (19.00%) SharePoint
16 40 (18.10%) SCCM
17 38 (17.19%) Windows 7
18 37 (16.74%) Firewall
19 36 (16.29%) LAN
20 35 (15.84%) DHCP
21 34 (15.38%) SQL
21 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
21 34 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
22 33 (14.93%) Cisco
23 32 (14.48%) Finance
24 30 (13.57%) SAN
25 29 (13.12%) Degree
26 27 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 67 (30.32%) MS Exchange
2 42 (19.00%) SharePoint
3 34 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (10.86%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (9.50%) Lync
6 16 (7.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (4.98%) IIS
7 11 (4.98%) Apache
7 11 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (4.07%) JOnAS
9 8 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.81%) MS Project Server
10 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (1.81%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (1.36%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.90%) CMS
12 2 (0.90%) Documentum
12 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (31.22%) MS Office
2 55 (24.89%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (4.98%) SunGard APT
1 11 (4.98%) FastVal
2 8 (3.62%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.45%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.98%) SaaS
2 7 (3.17%) Office 365
3 5 (2.26%) PaaS
3 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.26%) IaaS
4 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 50 (22.62%) TCP/IP
2 43 (19.46%) DNS
3 37 (16.74%) Firewall
4 36 (16.29%) LAN
5 35 (15.84%) DHCP
6 30 (13.57%) SAN
7 21 (9.50%) WAN
8 17 (7.69%) VPN
9 15 (6.79%) NAS
9 15 (6.79%) LDAP
10 12 (5.43%) Network Security
11 8 (3.62%) VoIP
12 7 (3.17%) SSL
12 7 (3.17%) Wireless
13 5 (2.26%) NetScaler
13 5 (2.26%) Kerberos
13 5 (2.26%) SMTP
13 5 (2.26%) IPsec
14 4 (1.81%) HTTP
14 4 (1.81%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (20.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (5.43%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.26%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.90%) MySQL
8 2 (0.90%) MS Access
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) Hudson
2 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (14.48%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.26%) Military
4 5 (2.26%) Electronics
4 5 (2.26%) Legal
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (25.79%) Analyst
2 42 (19.00%) Support Engineer
3 39 (17.65%) Administrator
4 31 (14.03%) Support Analyst
5 25 (11.31%) IT Support
6 21 (9.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (8.60%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (7.69%) Consultant
9 14 (6.33%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 10 (4.52%) Citrix Consultant
13 10 (4.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.52%) Linux Administrator
13 10 (4.52%) Architect
14 9 (4.07%) IT Administrator
14 9 (4.07%) Support Technician
15 8 (3.62%) Technical Consultant
15 8 (3.62%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.69%) J2EE
2 6 (2.71%) SAML
3 5 (2.26%) .NET
4 4 (1.81%) HTML
5 3 (1.36%) CSS
5 3 (1.36%) Web Services
5 3 (1.36%) XML
5 3 (1.36%) XMPP
6 2 (0.90%) Middleware
6 2 (0.90%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.45%) Classic ASP
7 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.31%) Blackberry
2 18 (8.14%) Clustering
3 14 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 13 (5.88%) Firmware
5 12 (5.43%) Grid Computing
5 12 (5.43%) Computer Science
6 9 (4.07%) Physics
6 9 (4.07%) PKI
7 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.71%) Replication
8 6 (2.71%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.71%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.71%) EqualLogic
9 5 (2.26%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.26%) Open Source
9 5 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.81%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (1.36%) iPhone
11 3 (1.36%) Statistics
12 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 158 (71.49%) Windows
2 66 (29.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (27.15%) Linux
4 46 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (17.19%) Windows 7
6 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (7.69%) Windows XP
8 9 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (3.62%) CentOS
9 8 (3.62%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.71%) Android
10 6 (2.71%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.26%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.26%) Windows Vista
11 5 (2.26%) UNIX
12 3 (1.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.43%) ITIL
2 21 (9.50%) Incident Management
3 17 (7.69%) Change Control
4 15 (6.79%) Load Balancing
4 15 (6.79%) Migration
4 15 (6.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (5.88%) ERP
5 13 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 12 (5.43%) Risk Management
6 12 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.98%) Validation
8 10 (4.52%) Data Analysis
8 10 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.07%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (3.62%) Identity Management
11 6 (2.71%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (2.26%) BPMN
12 5 (2.26%) E-Commerce
12 5 (2.26%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.38%) SQL
2 23 (10.41%) Perl
3 16 (7.24%) Python
4 12 (5.43%) Java
4 12 (5.43%) Bash Shell
5 10 (4.52%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
7 5 (2.26%) VBA
8 4 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.81%) C#
9 3 (1.36%) PHP
10 2 (0.90%) VB
10 2 (0.90%) XQuery
11 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.45%) C
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
11 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (13.12%) Degree
2 27 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (9.05%) MCITP
4 14 (6.33%) MCSE
5 11 (4.98%) MCP
6 10 (4.52%) MCSA
7 9 (4.07%) OCP
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle Certification
7 9 (4.07%) RHCE
7 9 (4.07%) CISSP
8 7 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 5 (2.26%) CCIA
9 5 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.26%) CCA
9 5 (2.26%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.36%) CCNP
11 2 (0.90%) CCNA
11 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.90%) MCTS
12 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.52%) SLA
2 7 (3.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (3.17%) GAMP
2 7 (3.17%) GCP
2 7 (3.17%) GMP
3 4 (1.81%) QA
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (33.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (20.36%) Hyper-V
3 24 (10.86%) XenDesktop
4 22 (9.95%) vSphere
5 18 (8.14%) XenApp
6 15 (6.79%) XenServer
7 9 (4.07%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (2.71%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.45%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 40 (18.10%) SCCM
2 12 (5.43%) SCOM
2 12 (5.43%) Puppet
2 12 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (4.07%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (3.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 7 (3.17%) WSUS
4 7 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (2.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (1.81%) SCDPM
6 4 (1.81%) Opsview
7 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 129 (58.37%) Microsoft
2 99 (44.80%) VMware
3 45 (20.36%) Citrix
4 33 (14.93%) Cisco
5 22 (9.95%) HP
6 20 (9.05%) Oracle
7 15 (6.79%) Symantec
8 13 (5.88%) SAP
9 12 (5.43%) NetApp
10 11 (4.98%) Red Hat
10 11 (4.98%) SunGard
11 9 (4.07%) Dell
11 9 (4.07%) EMC
12 8 (3.62%) Apple
13 6 (2.71%) Red Gate
14 5 (2.26%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.26%) Wyse
15 3 (1.36%) SonicWALL
15 3 (1.36%) Avaya
15 3 (1.36%) Juniper
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + pension etc
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 37k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum + bonus + Car + Benefits + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 42k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-45,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + travel + expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car, Pension, Bonus, Home Working
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £26,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago