The table below looks at the statistics for the Active Directory Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 903 902 953
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +51
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 28 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.033% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.034% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 23 34 23
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,700 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £66,750 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-32.08% +20.00%
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
93191 100011 107473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.55% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79083 82449 87918
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London +11 17 £55,000 -12.00% 1
South East +28 10 £43,250 -27.91%
West Midlands - 1 £36,000 -
Active Directory Specialist
UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 46 (92.00%) Windows
3 30 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (46.00%) VMware
5 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 18 (36.00%) DNS
6 18 (36.00%) Skype for Business
6 18 (36.00%) Office 365
7 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
8 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (30.00%) VBScript
9 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (28.00%) SCOM
10 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
11 12 (24.00%) SCCM
11 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (16.00%) PKI
13 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
13 8 (16.00%) DHCP
14 7 (14.00%) High Availability
15 6 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 6 (12.00%) Cyber-Ark
15 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
15 6 (12.00%) Infoblox
15 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management

Active Directory Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Active Directory Specialist in their job title 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 with Active Directory Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (36.00%) Skype for Business
3 14 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (6.00%) IIS
9 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) Office 365
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) DHCP
3 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) LDAP
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Law
2 1 (2.00%) Advertising
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) .NET
1 1 (2.00%) Web Services
1 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.00%) FMCG
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 46 (92.00%) Windows
2 30 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 15 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.00%) Linux
8 1 (2.00%) Solaris
8 1 (2.00%) Unix
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) High Availability
2 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.00%) B2B
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Information Security
6 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
7 1 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 15 (30.00%) VBScript
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) MCSA
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.00%) CCNA
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) MCTS
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 50 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (28.00%) SCOM
2 12 (24.00%) SCCM
3 6 (12.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (2.00%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (46.00%) VMware
2 6 (12.00%) CA
2 6 (12.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (12.00%) Infoblox
3 3 (6.00%) Citrix
3 3 (6.00%) HP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Dell
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) NetApp
4 2 (4.00%) Sun
5 1 (2.00%) CommVault
5 1 (2.00%) EMC
5 1 (2.00%) Finjan
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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