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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6440 7961 7386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.68% 7.62% 6.54%
As % of the System Software category 54.36% 61.57% 61.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5617 6733 6405
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
11846 12929 11955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.28% 12.37% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10095 10685 10102
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -11 2630 £39,000 -6.02% 216
South East -3 1493 £34,000 -2.85% 144
Yorkshire -2 443 £32,500 +3.17% 36
West Midlands +8 409 £32,500 - 71
North West +7 375 £31,500 -3.07% 60
East of England -25 375 £31,500 -3.07% 36
South West -6 369 £29,000 -13.10% 33
East Midlands +6 289 £35,000 +27.27% 26
North East +23 53 £27,500 - 16
Midlands - 10 £48,000 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 10654 (83.64%) Windows
2 7296 (57.28%) Microsoft
3 5792 (45.47%) Windows Server
4 5273 (41.40%) VMware
5 4087 (32.09%) MS Exchange
6 3733 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 3552 (27.89%) MS Excel
8 3371 (26.46%) ITIL
9 3233 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 3187 (25.02%) Citrix
11 3170 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 2940 (23.08%) Windows 7
13 2845 (22.33%) MS Office
14 2675 (21.00%) DNS
15 2645 (20.76%) Cisco
16 2461 (19.32%) Firewall
17 2239 (17.58%) SQL Server
18 2170 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 2134 (16.75%) SQL
20 2007 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
21 1942 (15.25%) Hyper-V
22 1938 (15.21%) DHCP
23 1902 (14.93%) Office 365
24 1876 (14.73%) Finance
25 1851 (14.53%) SAN
26 1803 (14.15%) Linux
27 1784 (14.01%) TCP/IP
28 1634 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
29 1627 (12.77%) WAN
30 1613 (12.66%) LAN

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 4087 (32.09%) MS Exchange
2 2007 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1345 (10.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1251 (9.82%) SharePoint
5 1093 (8.58%) IIS
6 971 (7.62%) Skype for Business
7 756 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
8 409 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 376 (2.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 253 (1.99%) Apache
11 216 (1.70%) Tomcat
12 187 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 127 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 104 (0.82%) WebSphere
15 102 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
16 101 (0.79%) Office Communications Server
17 92 (0.72%) JBoss
18 81 (0.64%) IBM Notes
18 81 (0.64%) WebLogic
19 58 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3552 (27.89%) MS Excel
2 2845 (22.33%) MS Office
3 172 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 82 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 34 (0.27%) MS Project
6 31 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 10 (0.079%) Acrobat
7 10 (0.079%) AutoCAD
7 10 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.039%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.031%) Adobe Premiere
10 4 (0.031%) InDesign
11 3 (0.024%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.016%) QuarkXPress
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe Illustrator
13 1 (0.008%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.008%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 178 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 55 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 47 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
4 26 (0.20%) assyst
5 22 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
6 18 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 18 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 15 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 12 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
9 11 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.063%) SAP CRM
12 7 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
13 6 (0.047%) Bankmaster
13 6 (0.047%) HFM
13 6 (0.047%) Hyperion Planning
13 6 (0.047%) thinkFolio
14 5 (0.039%) Northgate Housing
14 5 (0.039%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 5 (0.039%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1902 (14.93%) Office 365
2 922 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 519 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
4 177 (1.39%) IaaS
5 153 (1.20%) Mimecast
6 150 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 144 (1.13%) SaaS
8 115 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
9 78 (0.61%) PaaS
10 63 (0.49%) Yammer
11 55 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 53 (0.42%) Google Apps
13 35 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
14 34 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 30 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
16 28 (0.22%) OneDrive
17 21 (0.16%) GitHub
18 11 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
19 10 (0.079%) OpenShift
20 9 (0.071%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2675 (21.00%) DNS
2 2461 (19.32%) Firewall
3 1938 (15.21%) DHCP
4 1851 (14.53%) SAN
5 1784 (14.01%) TCP/IP
6 1627 (12.77%) WAN
7 1613 (12.66%) LAN
8 1396 (10.96%) VPN
9 806 (6.33%) VoIP
10 545 (4.28%) VLAN
11 465 (3.65%) Internet
12 459 (3.60%) NAS
13 442 (3.47%) Wireless
14 329 (2.58%) LDAP
15 322 (2.53%) Network Security
16 260 (2.04%) Cisco ASA
17 252 (1.98%) Skype
18 251 (1.97%) Remote Desktop
18 251 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
19 239 (1.88%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2239 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 557 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 363 (2.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 292 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 260 (2.04%) MySQL
6 163 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 128 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 121 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 111 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 88 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 55 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 47 (0.37%) NoSQL
13 42 (0.33%) SQL Server 2000
14 35 (0.27%) Big Data
15 34 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
16 33 (0.26%) GIS
16 33 (0.26%) MS Access
17 29 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
17 29 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
17 29 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 98 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 79 (0.62%) JIRA
3 77 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 72 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 63 (0.49%) Subversion
6 58 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (0.28%) MSI
8 29 (0.23%) SpecFlow
9 28 (0.22%) Vagrant
10 25 (0.20%) TeamCity
11 21 (0.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 21 (0.16%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (0.13%) NUnit
12 16 (0.13%) ProC
12 16 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (0.12%) Ant
14 13 (0.10%) AQtime
14 13 (0.10%) FitNesse
14 13 (0.10%) Jasmine
14 13 (0.10%) WebLOAD
General
1 1876 (14.73%) Finance
2 554 (4.35%) Law
3 470 (3.69%) Telecoms
4 448 (3.52%) Banking
5 447 (3.51%) Legal
6 409 (3.21%) Retail
7 222 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 135 (1.06%) Back Office
9 131 (1.03%) Marketing
10 128 (1.00%) Advertising
11 86 (0.68%) Investment Banking
12 83 (0.65%) Publishing
13 82 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 81 (0.64%) Financial Institution
15 76 (0.60%) Electronics
16 71 (0.56%) German Language
17 56 (0.44%) French Language
18 51 (0.40%) Games
19 50 (0.39%) Local Government
20 37 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3125 (24.53%) Analyst
2 2212 (17.37%) Support Engineer
3 1676 (13.16%) Support Analyst
4 1594 (12.51%) IT Support
5 1498 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1155 (9.07%) 2nd Line Support
7 1059 (8.31%) IT Engineer
8 1028 (8.07%) Service Analyst
9 963 (7.56%) Service Desk Analyst
10 854 (6.70%) Administrator
11 829 (6.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 813 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
13 769 (6.04%) IT Analyst
14 711 (5.58%) Desktop Support
15 676 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
16 662 (5.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 643 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
18 593 (4.66%) Technical Support
19 550 (4.32%) 1st Line Support
20 539 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 480 (3.77%) .NET
2 420 (3.30%) Web Services
3 225 (1.77%) HTML
4 164 (1.29%) Middleware
5 137 (1.08%) ASP.NET
6 130 (1.02%) CSS
7 103 (0.81%) .NET Framework
8 99 (0.78%) XML
9 92 (0.72%) LAMP
10 60 (0.47%) SOAP
11 58 (0.46%) WCF
12 57 (0.45%) COM
13 55 (0.43%) XMPP
14 51 (0.40%) Software Packaging
15 48 (0.38%) HTML5
15 48 (0.38%) REST
16 44 (0.35%) J2EE
16 44 (0.35%) jQuery
17 42 (0.33%) 802.1X
18 41 (0.32%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 1000 (7.85%) Data Centre
2 817 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 794 (6.23%) Blackberry
4 550 (4.32%) Clustering
5 383 (3.01%) Computer Science
6 362 (2.84%) Driving Licence
7 343 (2.69%) Management Information System
8 328 (2.57%) Replication
9 301 (2.36%) iPhone
10 232 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
11 209 (1.64%) PKI
12 179 (1.41%) Hedge funds
13 155 (1.22%) Fat Client
13 155 (1.22%) Thin Client
14 151 (1.19%) iPad
15 123 (0.97%) EqualLogic
16 93 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
17 88 (0.69%) Client/Server
18 87 (0.68%) Private Cloud
19 80 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 10654 (83.64%) Windows
2 5792 (45.47%) Windows Server
3 3733 (29.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 3233 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2940 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 1803 (14.15%) Linux
7 1634 (12.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 1364 (10.71%) Windows 8
9 1012 (7.94%) Windows XP
10 647 (5.08%) Windows 10
11 546 (4.29%) Unix
12 429 (3.37%) Android
13 313 (2.46%) Mac OS X
14 306 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 251 (1.97%) Apple iOS
16 176 (1.38%) Windows Vista
17 164 (1.29%) Mac OS
18 150 (1.18%) CentOS
19 145 (1.14%) Solaris
20 113 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3371 (26.46%) ITIL
2 660 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 650 (5.10%) Service Management
4 576 (4.52%) Migration
5 544 (4.27%) Service Delivery
6 527 (4.14%) Project Management
7 468 (3.67%) Change Management
8 455 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 432 (3.39%) Incident Management
10 422 (3.31%) Problem Management
11 413 (3.24%) Information Security
12 393 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
13 358 (2.81%) Presales
14 357 (2.80%) High Availability
15 336 (2.64%) CRM
16 309 (2.43%) Time Management
17 302 (2.37%) ITIL V3
18 284 (2.23%) Load Balancing
19 280 (2.20%) Business Continuity
20 273 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2134 (16.75%) SQL
2 1334 (10.47%) PowerShell
3 344 (2.70%) C#
4 233 (1.83%) VBScript
5 230 (1.81%) Java
6 212 (1.66%) C
6 212 (1.66%) Perl
7 204 (1.60%) VB
8 203 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 194 (1.52%) Python
10 162 (1.27%) JavaScript
11 136 (1.07%) T-SQL
12 109 (0.86%) Shell Script
13 96 (0.75%) PHP
14 91 (0.71%) Ruby
15 78 (0.61%) C++
16 60 (0.47%) VBA
17 57 (0.45%) VB.NET
18 23 (0.18%) Tcl
19 20 (0.16%) Korn
Qualifications
1 2170 (17.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1360 (10.68%) MCSE
3 1030 (8.09%) Degree
4 898 (7.05%) Cisco Certification
5 774 (6.08%) MCSA
6 742 (5.83%) CCNA
7 582 (4.57%) MCP
8 562 (4.41%) MCITP
9 543 (4.26%) Security Cleared
10 486 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 401 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
12 325 (2.55%) SC Cleared
13 272 (2.14%) MCTS
14 258 (2.03%) CCNP
15 228 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
16 194 (1.52%) CISSP
17 185 (1.45%) MCDST
18 165 (1.30%) CCA
19 145 (1.14%) DV Cleared
20 125 (0.98%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1193 (9.37%) SLA
2 221 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 123 (0.97%) QA
4 109 (0.86%) PCI DSS
5 58 (0.46%) COBIT
6 35 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 28 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.094%) JSP 440
9 12 (0.094%) SAS 70
10 9 (0.071%) DICOM
11 6 (0.047%) ISO 14001
11 6 (0.047%) ISO27002
12 5 (0.039%) ISO22301
13 4 (0.031%) RMADS
14 3 (0.024%) BS7799
14 3 (0.024%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.024%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.024%) ISO15022
14 3 (0.024%) ISO20022
System Software
1 3170 (24.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1942 (15.25%) Hyper-V
3 1071 (8.41%) XenApp
4 911 (7.15%) vSphere
5 481 (3.78%) XenDesktop
6 466 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 416 (3.27%) VMware ESX
8 283 (2.22%) Terminal Services
9 247 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 154 (1.21%) XenServer
11 141 (1.11%) NFS
12 137 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 111 (0.87%) Xen
14 99 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
15 94 (0.74%) VMware Server
16 75 (0.59%) Terminal Server
17 73 (0.57%) DFS Replication
18 67 (0.53%) vCloud
19 66 (0.52%) BitLocker
20 64 (0.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1569 (12.32%) SCCM
2 725 (5.69%) SCOM
3 430 (3.38%) Backup Exec
4 295 (2.32%) WSUS
5 176 (1.38%) Puppet
6 148 (1.16%) Nagios
6 148 (1.16%) NetBackup
7 129 (1.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 119 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 107 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 106 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
11 91 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
12 90 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
13 88 (0.69%) SCVMM
14 78 (0.61%) Windows Intune
15 75 (0.59%) SCOrch
16 67 (0.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 66 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
18 59 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
19 55 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7296 (57.28%) Microsoft
2 5273 (41.40%) VMware
3 3187 (25.02%) Citrix
4 2645 (20.76%) Cisco
5 1310 (10.28%) HP
6 777 (6.10%) NetApp
7 646 (5.07%) Dell
8 606 (4.76%) Oracle
9 525 (4.12%) Symantec
10 510 (4.00%) Apple
11 434 (3.41%) Veeam
12 399 (3.13%) EMC
13 376 (2.95%) Red Hat
14 275 (2.16%) IBM
15 271 (2.13%) SolarWinds
16 246 (1.93%) CheckPoint
17 243 (1.91%) Avaya
18 237 (1.86%) Intel Security
19 230 (1.81%) Juniper
20 211 (1.66%) iManage
Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Datasource Computer Employment
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Ashdown Group
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + 5K Car allow + Excellent and achievable bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £23K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Drayton, Middlesex
Prospectus IT
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Employ Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Berkshire
William Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kegworth, Leicestershire
Plan-Net Services Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits 8% Bonus, Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday