The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / England
Rank 31 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5014 6328 7914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.32% 6.73% 7.96%
As % of the System Software category 51.85% 54.83% 61.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4292 5490 6823
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,115 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.18% -

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

System Software Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9670 11541 12834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.19% 12.27% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8052 9835 10907
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in England

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in England

Active Directory
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
London -12 1883 £41,250 +7.14% 235
South East +6 1212 £35,000 -4.76% 167
Yorkshire +18 400 £27,750 -11.20% 43
East of England -6 349 £30,000 -1.38% 41
South West -18 304 £28,625 -5.37% 37
North West -23 301 £31,500 +5.00% 78
West Midlands -1 278 £32,500 -0.76% 56
East Midlands -2 210 £35,000 - 31
North East +26 82 £28,750 +27.77% 16
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 8516 (81.69%) Windows
2 5851 (56.12%) Microsoft
3 4834 (46.37%) Windows Server
4 4534 (43.49%) VMware
5 3116 (29.89%) MS Exchange
6 2695 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2679 (25.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 2600 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2571 (24.66%) ITIL
10 2554 (24.50%) MS Excel
11 2342 (22.47%) Citrix
12 2292 (21.99%) Windows 7
13 2222 (21.31%) DNS
14 2159 (20.71%) Office 365
15 2132 (20.45%) MS Office
16 1992 (19.11%) Cisco
17 1966 (18.86%) Firewall
18 1822 (17.48%) Hyper-V
19 1766 (16.94%) SQL Server
20 1696 (16.27%) DHCP
21 1657 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
22 1646 (15.79%) Linux
23 1604 (15.39%) SQL
24 1508 (14.47%) Finance
25 1418 (13.60%) SCCM
26 1368 (13.12%) PowerShell
27 1354 (12.99%) TCP/IP
28 1344 (12.89%) LAN
29 1331 (12.77%) WAN
30 1260 (12.09%) SAN

Active Directory
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 3116 (29.89%) MS Exchange
2 1165 (11.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 901 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 846 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 835 (8.01%) IIS
6 707 (6.78%) Skype for Business
7 382 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2007
8 202 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
9 196 (1.88%) Apache
10 157 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 149 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 143 (1.37%) Tomcat
13 96 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 77 (0.74%) JBoss
15 66 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
16 63 (0.60%) Confluence
17 57 (0.55%) WebSphere
18 55 (0.53%) IBM Notes
19 50 (0.48%) OpenStack
20 45 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2554 (24.50%) MS Excel
2 2132 (20.45%) MS Office
3 133 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 111 (1.06%) MS Visio
5 43 (0.41%) MS Project
6 35 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 18 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
9 5 (0.048%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.038%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.038%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 4 (0.038%) QuarkXPress
11 2 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.019%) GNU Octave
11 2 (0.019%) Simulink
11 2 (0.019%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.010%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.010%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.010%) Revit
Business Applications
1 63 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 25 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
4 22 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (0.16%) Visualfiles
6 16 (0.15%) assyst
7 12 (0.12%) Eikon
8 11 (0.11%) Veritas eDiscovery
9 9 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.067%) SAP HR
11 7 (0.067%) Sentinel
12 6 (0.058%) Infor CRM
12 6 (0.058%) Sage CRM
12 6 (0.058%) Sage X3
12 6 (0.058%) SAP ERP
13 5 (0.048%) Line 50
13 5 (0.048%) OpenText MBPM
13 5 (0.048%) SAP Business One
14 4 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 2159 (20.71%) Office 365
2 1237 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 690 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
4 183 (1.76%) IaaS
5 171 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 163 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 135 (1.29%) SaaS
8 121 (1.16%) PaaS
9 115 (1.10%) Mimecast
10 69 (0.66%) G Suite
11 66 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
12 64 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 62 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 49 (0.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 31 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
15 31 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 28 (0.27%) OneDrive
17 26 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
18 25 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 21 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2222 (21.31%) DNS
2 1966 (18.86%) Firewall
3 1696 (16.27%) DHCP
4 1354 (12.99%) TCP/IP
5 1344 (12.89%) LAN
6 1331 (12.77%) WAN
7 1260 (12.09%) SAN
8 924 (8.86%) VPN
9 578 (5.54%) VoIP
10 522 (5.01%) VLAN
11 462 (4.43%) Skype
12 452 (4.34%) Internet
13 357 (3.42%) Network Security
14 317 (3.04%) Wireless
15 296 (2.84%) Wi-Fi
16 258 (2.47%) NAS
17 251 (2.41%) LDAP
18 243 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
19 173 (1.66%) SSL
20 171 (1.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1766 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 359 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 241 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 164 (1.57%) MySQL
5 150 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 110 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 98 (0.94%) Oracle Database
8 85 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 66 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
10 54 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 51 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 49 (0.47%) GIS
13 45 (0.43%) Relational Database
14 43 (0.41%) Big Data
15 41 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
16 34 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
17 33 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 30 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
19 26 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
20 24 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 133 (1.28%) JIRA
2 93 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 90 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 86 (0.82%) Visual Studio
5 78 (0.75%) MSI
6 61 (0.59%) TeamCity
7 53 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 40 (0.38%) Maven
10 32 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 30 (0.29%) Ant
11 30 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 23 (0.22%) Subversion
13 22 (0.21%) Vagrant
14 19 (0.18%) JUnit
15 18 (0.17%) Hudson
15 18 (0.17%) InstallShield
16 15 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.12%) CruiseControl
18 11 (0.11%) ClearCase
General
1 1508 (14.47%) Finance
2 373 (3.58%) Banking
3 363 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 343 (3.29%) Legal
5 288 (2.76%) Law
6 221 (2.12%) Retail
7 154 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 146 (1.40%) Advertising
9 137 (1.31%) Marketing
10 108 (1.04%) Back Office
11 99 (0.95%) Games
12 88 (0.84%) Publishing
13 59 (0.57%) German Language
14 48 (0.46%) French Language
15 46 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 43 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 40 (0.38%) Electronics
18 34 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 31 (0.30%) Front Office
20 29 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2427 (23.28%) Analyst
2 1844 (17.69%) Support Engineer
3 1427 (13.69%) IT Support
4 1299 (12.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1274 (12.22%) Support Analyst
6 1000 (9.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 775 (7.43%) IT Engineer
8 767 (7.36%) Service Analyst
9 766 (7.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 721 (6.92%) Service Desk Analyst
11 701 (6.72%) Administrator
12 685 (6.57%) IT Analyst
13 673 (6.46%) Windows Engineer
14 665 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
15 537 (5.15%) IT Support Analyst
16 508 (4.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 508 (4.87%) Systems Administrator
17 507 (4.86%) IT Support Engineer
18 498 (4.78%) Desktop Support
19 456 (4.37%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (2.87%) Web Services
2 296 (2.84%) .NET
3 146 (1.40%) HTML
4 115 (1.10%) XML
5 78 (0.75%) Software Packaging
6 77 (0.74%) CSS
7 74 (0.71%) ASP.NET
8 70 (0.67%) Middleware
9 58 (0.56%) .NET Framework
10 54 (0.52%) LAMP
11 46 (0.44%) JSON
12 41 (0.39%) REST
13 40 (0.38%) RESTful
14 36 (0.35%) SAML
15 33 (0.32%) SailPoint
15 33 (0.32%) SOAP
16 31 (0.30%) 802.1X
17 25 (0.24%) COM
17 25 (0.24%) GWT
17 25 (0.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 879 (8.43%) Data Centre
2 561 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 395 (3.79%) Clustering
4 347 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 322 (3.09%) Management Information System
6 321 (3.08%) Driving Licence
7 278 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 226 (2.17%) PKI
9 194 (1.86%) iPad
10 186 (1.78%) iPhone
11 147 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 137 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
13 133 (1.28%) Fat Client
13 133 (1.28%) Thin Client
14 131 (1.26%) Replication
15 116 (1.11%) Smartphone
16 100 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 98 (0.94%) User Experience
18 95 (0.91%) Client/Server
19 93 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8516 (81.69%) Windows
2 4834 (46.37%) Windows Server
3 2679 (25.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2600 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 2292 (21.99%) Windows 7
6 1646 (15.79%) Linux
7 1070 (10.26%) Windows 10
8 907 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 882 (8.46%) Windows 8
10 449 (4.31%) Mac OS X
11 426 (4.09%) Windows XP
12 386 (3.70%) Unix
13 247 (2.37%) Apple iOS
14 245 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 232 (2.23%) Android
16 183 (1.76%) Mac OS
17 172 (1.65%) CentOS
18 140 (1.34%) Ubuntu
19 105 (1.01%) Solaris
20 78 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2571 (24.66%) ITIL
2 588 (5.64%) Service Management
3 582 (5.58%) Service Delivery
4 527 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 458 (4.39%) Migration
6 370 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
7 346 (3.32%) Project Management
8 339 (3.25%) Mentoring
9 335 (3.21%) Problem Management
10 325 (3.12%) High Availability
11 311 (2.98%) DevOps
12 303 (2.91%) Presales
13 288 (2.76%) Information Security
14 285 (2.73%) ITIL V3
15 254 (2.44%) Change Management
16 249 (2.39%) Incident Management
17 235 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
18 229 (2.20%) Time Management
19 225 (2.16%) Configuration Management
20 206 (1.98%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1604 (15.39%) SQL
2 1368 (13.12%) PowerShell
3 268 (2.57%) Java
4 247 (2.37%) C
5 232 (2.23%) Python
6 206 (1.98%) C#
7 182 (1.75%) Perl
8 172 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 169 (1.62%) VBScript
10 164 (1.57%) VB
11 138 (1.32%) Bash Shell
12 84 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 78 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 69 (0.66%) Ruby
15 68 (0.65%) PHP
16 41 (0.39%) C++
17 40 (0.38%) BeanShell
18 32 (0.31%) PL/SQL
19 31 (0.30%) VBA
20 22 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1657 (15.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1043 (10.00%) MCSE
3 774 (7.42%) Cisco Certification
4 757 (7.26%) Degree
5 642 (6.16%) CCNA
6 565 (5.42%) MCSA
7 476 (4.57%) MCP
8 464 (4.45%) Security Cleared
9 374 (3.59%) MCITP
10 365 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 276 (2.65%) SC Cleared
12 250 (2.40%) CCNP
13 249 (2.39%) CISSP
14 207 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
15 138 (1.32%) CISM
16 111 (1.06%) DV Cleared
17 98 (0.94%) MCTS
18 88 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
19 86 (0.82%) A+ Certification
20 73 (0.70%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 953 (9.14%) SLA
2 222 (2.13%) PCI DSS
3 193 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 83 (0.80%) QA
5 37 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 34 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 14 (0.13%) COBIT
9 8 (0.077%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.067%) ISO27005
11 5 (0.048%) MiFID
12 4 (0.038%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (0.038%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.029%) Data Quality
13 3 (0.029%) HL7
13 3 (0.029%) ISAE 3402
13 3 (0.029%) ISO 9000
13 3 (0.029%) ISO22301
13 3 (0.029%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.019%) EMIR
System Software
1 2695 (25.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1822 (17.48%) Hyper-V
3 756 (7.25%) vSphere
4 674 (6.47%) XenApp
5 318 (3.05%) XenDesktop
6 284 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
7 278 (2.67%) VMware ESX
8 206 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 177 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
10 136 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 134 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
12 104 (1.00%) Firmware
13 94 (0.90%) vCloud
14 93 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 93 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
15 89 (0.85%) VMware Server
16 84 (0.81%) XenServer
17 78 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
18 65 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
19 54 (0.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1418 (13.60%) SCCM
2 569 (5.46%) SCOM
3 276 (2.65%) WSUS
4 264 (2.53%) Backup Exec
5 219 (2.10%) Puppet
6 177 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
7 160 (1.53%) NetBackup
8 153 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
9 121 (1.16%) Nagios
10 116 (1.11%) Ansible
11 113 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
12 77 (0.74%) AirWatch
13 53 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
14 51 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 43 (0.41%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 42 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
16 42 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 41 (0.39%) FortiGate
17 41 (0.39%) Nessus
18 39 (0.37%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5851 (56.12%) Microsoft
2 4534 (43.49%) VMware
3 2342 (22.47%) Citrix
4 1992 (19.11%) Cisco
5 886 (8.50%) HP
6 510 (4.89%) NetApp
7 478 (4.59%) Apple
8 405 (3.88%) Dell
9 372 (3.57%) Red Hat
10 334 (3.20%) Oracle
11 297 (2.85%) Veeam
12 273 (2.62%) EMC
13 265 (2.54%) Symantec
14 211 (2.02%) Google
15 208 (2.00%) Juniper
16 190 (1.82%) Avaya
17 173 (1.66%) SolarWinds
18 170 (1.63%) IBM
19 168 (1.61%) Intel Security
20 153 (1.47%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £30000 per annum + On Call + Overtime Paid
Posted: 19 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum +Annual Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + pension, retail discounts
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: From £24,300 to £27,300 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Laptop + Phone
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £45000 per annum + Overtime + On-call paid
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum up to £35k plus bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus, Holidays, Pension, Discounts, Life Assura
Posted: 20 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Leidos
Posted: 18 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 14 hours ago