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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5760 6618 7404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.44% 6.48% 6.93%
As % of the System Software category 53.39% 58.29% 59.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4953 5800 6211
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Active Directory
UK

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
10788 11353 12477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.07% 11.12% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9086 9559 10396
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +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 29 September 2016.

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 29 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
London -16 2110 £37,500 -3.84% 212
South East -1 1301 £35,000 - 127
Yorkshire +10 477 £32,000 +6.66% 56
South West +13 420 £30,000 - 52
West Midlands +15 416 £30,000 -7.69% 46
East of England -7 390 £36,000 +7.46% 38
North West -11 363 £35,000 +16.66% 76
East Midlands +12 238 £32,500 +18.18% 37
North East +39 50 £36,250 +31.81% 18
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Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 9877 (82.10%) Windows
2 6758 (56.17%) Microsoft
3 5596 (46.51%) Windows Server
4 5242 (43.57%) VMware
5 3779 (31.41%) MS Exchange
6 3362 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3239 (26.92%) ITIL
8 3137 (26.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 3014 (25.05%) MS Excel
10 2926 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
11 2855 (23.73%) Citrix
12 2762 (22.96%) Windows 7
13 2712 (22.54%) Cisco
14 2646 (21.99%) DNS
15 2552 (21.21%) MS Office
16 2337 (19.42%) Firewall
17 2304 (19.15%) Office 365
18 2180 (18.12%) SQL Server
19 2049 (17.03%) Hyper-V
20 1953 (16.23%) DHCP
21 1945 (16.17%) SQL
22 1932 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
23 1801 (14.97%) Linux
24 1734 (14.41%) Finance
25 1679 (13.96%) TCP/IP
26 1674 (13.91%) SAN
27 1627 (13.52%) SCCM
28 1597 (13.27%) WAN
29 1551 (12.89%) LAN
30 1540 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010

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 3779 (31.41%) MS Exchange
2 1540 (12.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1058 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1041 (8.65%) SharePoint
5 963 (8.00%) IIS
6 746 (6.20%) Skype for Business
7 611 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 321 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 315 (2.62%) Apache
10 279 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 223 (1.85%) Tomcat
12 148 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
13 107 (0.89%) JBoss
14 104 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
15 102 (0.85%) IBM Notes
16 63 (0.52%) WebSphere
17 60 (0.50%) nginx
18 50 (0.42%) WebLogic
19 49 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
19 49 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3014 (25.05%) MS Excel
2 2552 (21.21%) MS Office
3 134 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (0.80%) MS Visio
5 26 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (0.16%) MS Project
7 11 (0.091%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 6 (0.050%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.050%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.033%) Final Cut Pro
10 4 (0.033%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.025%) GNU Octave
11 3 (0.025%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 3 (0.025%) Simulink
12 2 (0.017%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.017%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.017%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.017%) Windchill
13 1 (0.008%) InCopy
Business Applications
1 100 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.28%) assyst
3 33 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 27 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 24 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 23 (0.19%) Eikon
7 15 (0.12%) Sentinel
8 8 (0.066%) Visualfiles
9 7 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.058%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.050%) Sage CRM
11 5 (0.042%) HFM
11 5 (0.042%) Sage 50
12 4 (0.033%) HiPortfolio
12 4 (0.033%) Infor M3
12 4 (0.033%) Northgate Housing
12 4 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 3 (0.025%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 3 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
13 3 (0.025%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2304 (19.15%) Office 365
2 1189 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 611 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 202 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 188 (1.56%) SaaS
6 185 (1.54%) IaaS
7 145 (1.21%) Mimecast
8 144 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
9 100 (0.83%) PaaS
10 53 (0.44%) OneDrive
11 51 (0.42%) Google Apps
12 47 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
13 43 (0.36%) Amazon S3
14 38 (0.32%) Yammer
15 29 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 23 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 18 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
18 15 (0.12%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2646 (21.99%) DNS
2 2337 (19.42%) Firewall
3 1953 (16.23%) DHCP
4 1679 (13.96%) TCP/IP
5 1674 (13.91%) SAN
6 1597 (13.27%) WAN
7 1551 (12.89%) LAN
8 1237 (10.28%) VPN
9 832 (6.92%) VoIP
10 520 (4.32%) VLAN
11 452 (3.76%) Internet
12 435 (3.62%) Wireless
13 367 (3.05%) Network Security
14 332 (2.76%) Skype
15 328 (2.73%) NAS
16 316 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
17 290 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
18 251 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
19 249 (2.07%) LDAP
20 235 (1.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2180 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 402 (3.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 289 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 214 (1.78%) MySQL
5 197 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 111 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
7 109 (0.91%) Oracle Database
8 98 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 98 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 75 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 51 (0.42%) Big Data
11 49 (0.41%) GIS
12 41 (0.34%) NoSQL
13 40 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
14 36 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 35 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
16 30 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (0.19%) Data Mining
17 23 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 110 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 99 (0.82%) JIRA
3 82 (0.68%) Visual Studio
4 70 (0.58%) Jenkins
5 69 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 48 (0.40%) Vagrant
7 47 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
7 47 (0.39%) TeamCity
8 36 (0.30%) MSI
8 36 (0.30%) Subversion
9 34 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 18 (0.15%) Ant
11 16 (0.13%) Eclipse
12 13 (0.11%) Maven
13 12 (0.100%) Oracle Forms
14 11 (0.091%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 9 (0.075%) InstallShield
15 9 (0.075%) JMeter
15 9 (0.075%) Wise Package Studio
16 8 (0.066%) GCC
General
1 1734 (14.41%) Finance
2 473 (3.93%) Law
3 466 (3.87%) Legal
4 453 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 382 (3.18%) Banking
6 361 (3.00%) Retail
7 209 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 145 (1.21%) Publishing
9 143 (1.19%) Back Office
10 132 (1.10%) Marketing
11 123 (1.02%) Advertising
12 100 (0.83%) Games
13 84 (0.70%) French Language
14 81 (0.67%) German Language
15 64 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 51 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 44 (0.37%) Electronics
17 44 (0.37%) Spanish Language
18 39 (0.32%) Local Government
19 35 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3106 (25.82%) Analyst
2 2086 (17.34%) Support Engineer
3 1610 (13.38%) Support Analyst
4 1509 (12.54%) IT Support
5 1428 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1033 (8.59%) Service Analyst
7 1029 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 968 (8.05%) Service Desk Analyst
9 864 (7.18%) IT Engineer
10 855 (7.11%) IT Analyst
11 818 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 801 (6.66%) Administrator
13 766 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support
14 755 (6.28%) Windows Engineer
15 648 (5.39%) Desktop Support
16 626 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
17 584 (4.85%) IT Support Engineer
18 571 (4.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 556 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
20 543 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (2.92%) Web Services
2 345 (2.87%) .NET
3 181 (1.50%) HTML
4 120 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 100 (0.83%) XML
6 92 (0.76%) CSS
7 76 (0.63%) LAMP
8 60 (0.50%) Middleware
9 57 (0.47%) .NET Framework
10 54 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (0.44%) SOAP
12 48 (0.40%) Software Packaging
13 46 (0.38%) WCF
14 39 (0.32%) jQuery
15 37 (0.31%) SAML
16 36 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
16 36 (0.30%) COM
17 34 (0.28%) XMPP
18 33 (0.27%) 802.1X
18 33 (0.27%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1031 (8.57%) Data Centre
2 653 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 557 (4.63%) Blackberry
4 415 (3.45%) Clustering
5 413 (3.43%) Management Information System
6 372 (3.09%) Driving Licence
7 358 (2.98%) Computer Science
8 264 (2.19%) iPhone
9 191 (1.59%) Replication
10 187 (1.55%) iPad
11 171 (1.42%) PKI
12 162 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
13 160 (1.33%) Smartphone
14 135 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
15 126 (1.05%) Fat Client
15 126 (1.05%) Hedge funds
15 126 (1.05%) Thin Client
16 116 (0.96%) User Experience
17 102 (0.85%) Private Cloud
18 100 (0.83%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9877 (82.10%) Windows
2 5596 (46.51%) Windows Server
3 3137 (26.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 2926 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2762 (22.96%) Windows 7
6 1801 (14.97%) Linux
7 1257 (10.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1162 (9.66%) Windows 8
9 1009 (8.39%) Windows 10
10 600 (4.99%) Windows XP
11 418 (3.47%) Unix
12 407 (3.38%) Mac OS X
13 346 (2.88%) Android
14 337 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 263 (2.19%) Apple iOS
16 182 (1.51%) CentOS
17 147 (1.22%) Mac OS
18 130 (1.08%) Solaris
19 129 (1.07%) Windows Vista
20 88 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3239 (26.92%) ITIL
2 745 (6.19%) Service Management
3 596 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 581 (4.83%) Service Delivery
5 532 (4.42%) Migration
6 499 (4.15%) Project Management
7 423 (3.52%) Mentoring
8 415 (3.45%) Information Security
9 388 (3.23%) Problem Management
10 380 (3.16%) Incident Management
11 361 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
12 347 (2.88%) Change Management
13 344 (2.86%) Presales
14 292 (2.43%) Continuous Improvement
15 288 (2.39%) High Availability
16 278 (2.31%) Configuration Management
17 275 (2.29%) ITIL V3
18 269 (2.24%) Change Control
19 261 (2.17%) CRM
20 257 (2.14%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1945 (16.17%) SQL
2 1532 (12.73%) PowerShell
3 273 (2.27%) C#
4 236 (1.96%) Java
5 230 (1.91%) C
6 227 (1.89%) VBScript
7 210 (1.75%) Python
8 200 (1.66%) Perl
9 182 (1.51%) JavaScript
10 160 (1.33%) VB
11 157 (1.30%) Bash Shell
12 110 (0.91%) T-SQL
13 96 (0.80%) Ruby
14 94 (0.78%) PHP
15 45 (0.37%) Shell Script
16 42 (0.35%) C++
17 35 (0.29%) VBA
18 21 (0.17%) VB.NET
19 17 (0.14%) PL/SQL
20 9 (0.075%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 1932 (16.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 1298 (10.79%) MCSE
3 936 (7.78%) Degree
4 906 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
5 799 (6.64%) CCNA
6 708 (5.88%) MCSA
7 560 (4.65%) MCP
7 560 (4.65%) Security Cleared
7 560 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 548 (4.55%) MCITP
9 351 (2.92%) SC Cleared
10 296 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 248 (2.06%) CISSP
12 211 (1.75%) CCNP
13 179 (1.49%) Citrix Certification
14 170 (1.41%) MCTS
15 155 (1.29%) DV Cleared
16 126 (1.05%) CCA
17 123 (1.02%) CISM
18 102 (0.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1095 (9.10%) SLA
2 222 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 204 (1.70%) PCI DSS
4 76 (0.63%) QA
5 44 (0.37%) COBIT
6 42 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 27 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
7 27 (0.22%) ISO 9001
8 18 (0.15%) DICOM
9 17 (0.14%) HL7
10 12 (0.100%) JSP 440
11 10 (0.083%) Data Quality
12 9 (0.075%) ISO27005
13 7 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.050%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.050%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.033%) GAMP
15 4 (0.033%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (0.033%) ISO 9000
16 3 (0.025%) BS7799
System Software
1 3362 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2049 (17.03%) Hyper-V
3 971 (8.07%) vSphere
4 871 (7.24%) XenApp
5 461 (3.83%) XenDesktop
6 361 (3.00%) VMware ESX
7 342 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 293 (2.44%) Terminal Services
9 264 (2.19%) Virtual Servers
10 203 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 190 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
12 136 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 131 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
14 124 (1.03%) XenServer
15 117 (0.97%) vCloud
16 103 (0.86%) Firmware
17 97 (0.81%) VMware Server
18 79 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
19 75 (0.62%) Terminal Server
20 71 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1627 (13.52%) SCCM
2 683 (5.68%) SCOM
3 375 (3.12%) WSUS
4 306 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 291 (2.42%) Puppet
6 213 (1.77%) NetBackup
7 175 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
8 152 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
8 152 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
9 151 (1.26%) Nagios
10 102 (0.85%) AirWatch
11 98 (0.81%) SCVMM
12 90 (0.75%) Ansible
12 90 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
13 84 (0.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 77 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 67 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 56 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
16 56 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
17 52 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6758 (56.17%) Microsoft
2 5242 (43.57%) VMware
3 2855 (23.73%) Citrix
4 2712 (22.54%) Cisco
5 1361 (11.31%) HP
6 638 (5.30%) NetApp
7 569 (4.73%) Apple
8 551 (4.58%) Dell
9 496 (4.12%) Oracle
10 441 (3.67%) Veeam
11 434 (3.61%) Red Hat
12 413 (3.43%) Symantec
13 374 (3.11%) EMC
14 299 (2.49%) IBM
15 293 (2.44%) CheckPoint
16 257 (2.14%) Juniper
17 238 (1.98%) Intel Security
18 230 (1.91%) SolarWinds
19 215 (1.79%) Mitel
20 210 (1.75%) Avaya
Darlington, County Durham
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £15000 - £17000 per annum + holidays
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + 22 days holidays & discounts
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £0 - 24k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago