The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Active Directory Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 868 915 951
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +36
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 14 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.021% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.022% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 8
Median salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £33,000 £38,550
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.57%
Active Directory Specialist
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85450 98627 102847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.26% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 72111 82982 83883
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Active Directory Specialist in the job title.

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in England

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Trend in England

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

Active Directory Specialist Salary Trend in England

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Histogram in England

Active Directory Specialist
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Yorkshire +32 5 £39,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands - 3 £44,500 -
London +47 2 £57,500 -
South East +38 2 £45,500 -30.00%
West Midlands -8 1 £39,500 -1.25%
East of England - 1 £45,000 -
Active Directory Specialist
UK

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Active Directory Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Active Directory Specialist in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (64.71%) Windows
3 20 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (35.29%) SCOM
7 12 (35.29%) DNS
8 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
9 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
10 8 (23.53%) VBScript
11 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
11 7 (20.59%) High Availability
11 7 (20.59%) PKI
12 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
12 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (17.65%) CRM
13 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
13 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.71%) Law
13 5 (14.71%) Data Management
13 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 20 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 10 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (17.65%) Skype for Business
5 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
2 1 (2.94%) LAN
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (14.71%) Law
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) PKI
2 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 22 (64.71%) Windows
2 15 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (23.53%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Unix
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) High Availability
2 6 (17.65%) CRM
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (14.71%) Data Management
3 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) VBScript
3 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (2.94%) MCITP
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
1 1 (2.94%) MCSE
1 1 (2.94%) MCTS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 34 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) SCOM
2 6 (17.65%) McAfee ePO
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (14.71%) SCCM
4 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.94%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) VMware
2 7 (20.59%) Intel Security
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) HP
5 3 (8.82%) NetApp
6 1 (2.94%) CA
6 1 (2.94%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.94%) EMC
6 1 (2.94%) Finjan
6 1 (2.94%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec