The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East Midlands
Rank 29 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 200 208 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.86% 6.51% 6.47%
As % of the System Software category 62.11% 56.99% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 155 161 187
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £20,000 £17,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £44,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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

System Software Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
322 365 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.05% 11.42% 11.68%
Number of salaries quoted 257 280 336
Median salary £37,500 £37,846 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.91% +8.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -1 63 £30,000 +33.33% 7
Northamptonshire +26 57 £32,500 +36.84% 9
Leicestershire -12 40 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Derbyshire -2 34 £23,000 -39.22% 11
Lincolnshire -11 6 £20,000 -20.00% 2
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 324 (71.05%) Windows
2 218 (47.81%) Microsoft
3 210 (46.05%) VMware
4 195 (42.76%) Windows Server
5 136 (29.82%) SCCM
6 118 (25.88%) Office 365
6 118 (25.88%) ITIL
7 109 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 104 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 92 (20.18%) MS Excel
10 86 (18.86%) Cisco
10 86 (18.86%) DNS
11 85 (18.64%) Citrix
12 84 (18.42%) SQL
13 83 (18.20%) Firewall
14 79 (17.32%) MS Exchange
15 77 (16.89%) Linux
16 74 (16.23%) DHCP
17 73 (16.01%) Hyper-V
18 72 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 72 (15.79%) SAN
19 67 (14.69%) Data Centre
20 64 (14.04%) Windows 7
21 63 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
22 61 (13.38%) MS Office
23 59 (12.94%) SQL Server
24 58 (12.72%) SCOM
25 57 (12.50%) WAN
25 57 (12.50%) SLA
26 53 (11.62%) Red Hat

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 79 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.96%) SharePoint
3 45 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (9.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 42 (9.21%) Skype for Business
6 40 (8.77%) IIS
7 14 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.10%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.10%) SAS
10 5 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2000
11 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.66%) Apache
12 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.44%) CMS
Applications
1 92 (20.18%) MS Excel
2 61 (13.38%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) assyst
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 118 (25.88%) Office 365
2 51 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 12 (2.63%) IaaS
4 6 (1.32%) PaaS
5 5 (1.10%) SaaS
6 4 (0.88%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.22%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 86 (18.86%) DNS
2 83 (18.20%) Firewall
3 74 (16.23%) DHCP
4 72 (15.79%) SAN
5 57 (12.50%) WAN
6 53 (11.62%) LAN
7 39 (8.55%) Skype
8 36 (7.89%) VoIP
9 34 (7.46%) TCP/IP
10 25 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (4.82%) SSL
12 20 (4.39%) Internet
13 15 (3.29%) Wireless
14 14 (3.07%) MPLS
14 14 (3.07%) VPN
15 10 (2.19%) LDAP
16 8 (1.75%) VLAN
17 7 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
18 5 (1.10%) IPv4
18 5 (1.10%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.19%) SAP HANA
3 8 (1.75%) MySQL
4 7 (1.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.22%) DTS
6 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.54%) Jenkins
1 7 (1.54%) Maven
1 7 (1.54%) MSBuild
1 7 (1.54%) MSI
2 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.44%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 52 (11.40%) Finance
2 22 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.39%) Retail
4 19 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 19 (4.17%) Publishing
5 6 (1.32%) Games
6 5 (1.10%) Legal
7 2 (0.44%) Advertising
7 2 (0.44%) Automotive
7 2 (0.44%) Banking
7 2 (0.44%) French Language
7 2 (0.44%) Italian Language
7 2 (0.44%) Law
7 2 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) International Banking
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (16.89%) Analyst
2 70 (15.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (13.82%) Support Engineer
4 60 (13.16%) IT Support
5 51 (11.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 45 (9.87%) Administrator
7 42 (9.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 38 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
9 34 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 34 (7.46%) Support Analyst
10 30 (6.58%) 1st Line Support
11 26 (5.70%) Service Analyst
11 26 (5.70%) Service Desk Analyst
12 24 (5.26%) IT Engineer
13 23 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
14 21 (4.61%) IT Analyst
15 20 (4.39%) Consultant
16 19 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
16 19 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
17 18 (3.95%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.85%) .NET
2 9 (1.97%) Web Services
3 8 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 6 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (1.32%) CSS
5 5 (1.10%) HTML
6 4 (0.88%) MAPI
6 4 (0.88%) OAuth
6 4 (0.88%) REST
6 4 (0.88%) RESTful
6 4 (0.88%) XML
7 2 (0.44%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.44%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.44%) jQuery
7 2 (0.44%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (0.44%) LESS
7 2 (0.44%) Sass
7 2 (0.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.44%) XSL
7 2 (0.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.69%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.80%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (3.95%) CMDB
5 14 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.63%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.41%) Clustering
7 11 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.54%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.54%) Thin Client
9 6 (1.32%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.32%) iPad
10 5 (1.10%) iPhone
10 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.10%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.88%) PKI
12 3 (0.66%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (0.66%) EPoS
12 3 (0.66%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 324 (71.05%) Windows
2 195 (42.76%) Windows Server
3 104 (22.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (16.89%) Linux
5 72 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (14.04%) Windows 7
7 50 (10.96%) Windows 10
8 28 (6.14%) Windows 8
8 28 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (5.26%) CentOS
9 24 (5.26%) Debian
9 24 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (5.26%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.07%) Windows XP
11 9 (1.97%) Unix
12 4 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.44%) Android
13 2 (0.44%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (25.88%) ITIL
2 47 (10.31%) Presales
3 37 (8.11%) Project Management
4 34 (7.46%) Line Management
5 32 (7.02%) DevOps
6 31 (6.80%) Service Delivery
7 26 (5.70%) Incident Management
7 26 (5.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 24 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 22 (4.82%) High Availability
9 22 (4.82%) Service Management
10 21 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (4.39%) Capacity Management
11 20 (4.39%) Performance Tuning
12 18 (3.95%) ITIL V3
13 15 (3.29%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (2.85%) Coaching
16 11 (2.41%) Contract Management
16 11 (2.41%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (18.42%) SQL
2 16 (3.51%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.07%) C#
4 7 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.32%) Java
6 5 (1.10%) C
7 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.88%) C++
7 4 (0.88%) VBScript
8 3 (0.66%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.66%) VB
9 1 (0.22%) Perl
9 1 (0.22%) Python
9 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (10.09%) Security Cleared
3 36 (7.89%) MCSE
4 33 (7.24%) MCSA
5 32 (7.02%) CCNA
5 32 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (4.61%) MCP
7 18 (3.95%) BPSS Clearance
7 18 (3.95%) Degree
7 18 (3.95%) LPIC
8 17 (3.73%) SC Cleared
9 13 (2.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (2.63%) MCITP
11 11 (2.41%) BC Cleared
12 7 (1.54%) CCNP
13 6 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.88%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.88%) VCP5
15 3 (0.66%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (12.50%) SLA
2 18 (3.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 8 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 109 (23.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (16.01%) Hyper-V
3 41 (8.99%) vSphere
4 28 (6.14%) VMware ESX
5 21 (4.61%) Firmware
6 18 (3.95%) XenApp
7 11 (2.41%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.75%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.88%) vCloud
12 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.44%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.22%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.22%) pfSense
14 1 (0.22%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 136 (29.82%) SCCM
2 58 (12.72%) SCOM
3 18 (3.95%) Backup Exec
3 18 (3.95%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.07%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
6 7 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (1.54%) Puppet
7 6 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.88%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 3 (0.66%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.66%) SCSM
11 2 (0.44%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.22%) EnCase
12 1 (0.22%) FTK
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 1 (0.22%) MIIS
12 1 (0.22%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.22%) QRadar
Vendors
1 218 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 210 (46.05%) VMware
3 86 (18.86%) Cisco
4 85 (18.64%) Citrix
5 53 (11.62%) Red Hat
6 40 (8.77%) HP
7 33 (7.24%) NetApp
8 27 (5.92%) IBM
9 20 (4.39%) Apple
10 17 (3.73%) SAP
11 14 (3.07%) Meraki
12 13 (2.85%) Bomgar
13 12 (2.63%) Symantec
14 10 (2.19%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.75%) Oracle
16 7 (1.54%) Riverbed
17 5 (1.10%) Dell
17 5 (1.10%) Google
17 5 (1.10%) Lotus
17 5 (1.10%) MobileIron
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