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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6034 6758 7349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.59% 6.60% 6.71%
As % of the System Software category 54.17% 57.97% 58.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 5947 6179
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 £60,000 £56,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,700 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.12% +1.53%
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
11138 11657 12504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.16% 11.38% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9513 9765 10353
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
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 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -7 2320 £39,000 -2.50% 220
South East -5 1370 £36,300 +3.71% 137
Yorkshire +10 467 £31,500 +3.41% 70
South West +16 426 £30,000 +5.26% 47
West Midlands +8 408 £30,000 -9.77% 64
East of England -4 399 £35,000 - 44
North West -6 343 £33,754 +20.55% 58
East Midlands +21 274 £32,500 +18.18% 37
North East +14 43 £35,000 +21.73% 15
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 10145 (82.62%) Windows
2 6931 (56.45%) Microsoft
3 5678 (46.24%) Windows Server
4 5185 (42.23%) VMware
5 3901 (31.77%) MS Exchange
6 3305 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 3296 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3248 (26.45%) ITIL
9 3113 (25.35%) MS Excel
10 3047 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 2956 (24.07%) Citrix
12 2881 (23.46%) Windows 7
13 2779 (22.63%) Cisco
14 2662 (21.68%) DNS
15 2656 (21.63%) MS Office
16 2377 (19.36%) Firewall
17 2233 (18.19%) Office 365
18 2224 (18.11%) SQL Server
19 2025 (16.49%) Hyper-V
20 1993 (16.23%) SQL
21 1947 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
22 1935 (15.76%) DHCP
23 1778 (14.48%) Finance
24 1766 (14.38%) Linux
25 1727 (14.06%) SAN
26 1719 (14.00%) TCP/IP
27 1648 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2010
28 1635 (13.32%) SCCM
29 1582 (12.88%) WAN
30 1545 (12.58%) 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 3901 (31.77%) MS Exchange
2 1648 (13.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1145 (9.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1098 (8.94%) SharePoint
5 972 (7.92%) IIS
6 775 (6.31%) Skype for Business
7 676 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
8 369 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 316 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 307 (2.50%) Apache
11 226 (1.84%) Tomcat
12 155 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
13 107 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 105 (0.86%) JBoss
15 95 (0.77%) IBM Notes
16 62 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 59 (0.48%) nginx
18 53 (0.43%) WebLogic
19 52 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
20 46 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3113 (25.35%) MS Excel
2 2656 (21.63%) MS Office
3 178 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 92 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.12%) MS Project
7 9 (0.073%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.049%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.049%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.016%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.016%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.016%) SketchUp
10 2 (0.016%) Windchill
11 1 (0.008%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.008%) InCopy
11 1 (0.008%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 122 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.25%) assyst
3 30 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 18 (0.15%) Eikon
6 13 (0.11%) Sentinel
7 11 (0.090%) Visualfiles
8 10 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
8 10 (0.081%) thinkFolio
9 8 (0.065%) HFM
9 8 (0.065%) Oracle ERP
10 7 (0.057%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
11 6 (0.049%) Unit4 Business World
12 5 (0.041%) Hyperion Planning
12 5 (0.041%) Northgate Housing
12 5 (0.041%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 5 (0.041%) Sage 50
13 4 (0.033%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 2233 (18.19%) Office 365
2 1147 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 598 (4.87%) Amazon AWS
4 208 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 199 (1.62%) IaaS
6 180 (1.47%) SaaS
7 144 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
8 141 (1.15%) Mimecast
9 110 (0.90%) PaaS
10 53 (0.43%) OneDrive
11 52 (0.42%) Google Apps
12 48 (0.39%) Yammer
13 42 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
14 37 (0.30%) Amazon S3
15 27 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 20 (0.16%) GitHub
17 18 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
18 16 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 14 (0.11%) IBM Cloud
19 14 (0.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2662 (21.68%) DNS
2 2377 (19.36%) Firewall
3 1935 (15.76%) DHCP
4 1727 (14.06%) SAN
5 1719 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 1582 (12.88%) WAN
7 1545 (12.58%) LAN
8 1318 (10.73%) VPN
9 885 (7.21%) VoIP
10 515 (4.19%) VLAN
11 489 (3.98%) Wireless
12 407 (3.31%) Internet
13 370 (3.01%) NAS
14 329 (2.68%) Network Security
14 329 (2.68%) Remote Desktop
15 323 (2.63%) Skype
16 311 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
17 268 (2.18%) LDAP
18 246 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
19 225 (1.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2224 (18.11%) SQL Server
2 421 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 292 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 226 (1.84%) MySQL
5 220 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 123 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
7 118 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 118 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 106 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 85 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 55 (0.45%) Big Data
11 48 (0.39%) NoSQL
12 42 (0.34%) GIS
13 38 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 34 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
14 34 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
16 25 (0.20%) Hadoop
17 24 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
17 24 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 119 (0.97%) Git (software)
2 104 (0.85%) JIRA
3 77 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 71 (0.58%) Visual Studio
5 63 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 47 (0.38%) Vagrant
7 44 (0.36%) TeamCity
8 41 (0.33%) Subversion
9 40 (0.33%) MSI
9 40 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 32 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.11%) Ant
12 12 (0.098%) GCC
12 12 (0.098%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 11 (0.090%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.081%) AQtime
14 10 (0.081%) WebLOAD
15 9 (0.073%) Jasmine
15 9 (0.073%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
15 9 (0.073%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1778 (14.48%) Finance
2 527 (4.29%) Law
3 487 (3.97%) Legal
4 452 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 402 (3.27%) Retail
6 389 (3.17%) Banking
7 208 (1.69%) Manufacturing
8 142 (1.16%) Back Office
9 136 (1.11%) Publishing
10 129 (1.05%) Marketing
11 123 (1.00%) Advertising
12 103 (0.84%) Games
13 93 (0.76%) French Language
14 82 (0.67%) German Language
15 79 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 54 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 47 (0.38%) Electronics
18 45 (0.37%) Local Government
19 40 (0.33%) Spanish Language
20 37 (0.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3223 (26.25%) Analyst
2 2185 (17.79%) Support Engineer
3 1689 (13.76%) Support Analyst
4 1582 (12.88%) IT Support
5 1453 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1068 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 1066 (8.68%) 2nd Line Support
8 1012 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 930 (7.57%) IT Engineer
10 884 (7.20%) IT Analyst
11 809 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 794 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
13 778 (6.34%) Administrator
14 752 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
15 688 (5.60%) Desktop Support
16 639 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
17 630 (5.13%) IT Support Engineer
18 582 (4.74%) 1st Line Support
18 582 (4.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 515 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (3.00%) Web Services
2 360 (2.93%) .NET
3 197 (1.60%) HTML
4 124 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 104 (0.85%) XML
6 101 (0.82%) CSS
7 95 (0.77%) Middleware
8 69 (0.56%) LAMP
9 66 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 57 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
11 53 (0.43%) SOAP
12 50 (0.41%) WCF
13 45 (0.37%) jQuery
14 43 (0.35%) Software Packaging
15 41 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 40 (0.33%) JSON
17 39 (0.32%) XMPP
18 37 (0.30%) COM
19 35 (0.29%) SAML
20 34 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 987 (8.04%) Data Centre
2 709 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
3 640 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 444 (3.62%) Clustering
5 401 (3.27%) Management Information System
6 376 (3.06%) Computer Science
7 372 (3.03%) Driving Licence
8 291 (2.37%) iPhone
9 252 (2.05%) Replication
10 186 (1.51%) PKI
10 186 (1.51%) Smartphone
11 174 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
12 173 (1.41%) iPad
13 134 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 134 (1.09%) Fat Client
13 134 (1.09%) Thin Client
14 133 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 121 (0.99%) EqualLogic
16 106 (0.86%) User Experience
17 103 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10145 (82.62%) Windows
2 5678 (46.24%) Windows Server
3 3305 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 3047 (24.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 2881 (23.46%) Windows 7
6 1766 (14.38%) Linux
7 1373 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 1272 (10.36%) Windows 8
9 980 (7.98%) Windows 10
10 719 (5.86%) Windows XP
11 433 (3.53%) Unix
12 403 (3.28%) Mac OS X
13 394 (3.21%) Android
14 343 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 263 (2.14%) Apple iOS
16 184 (1.50%) CentOS
17 164 (1.34%) Windows Vista
18 161 (1.31%) Solaris
19 139 (1.13%) Mac OS
20 90 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3248 (26.45%) ITIL
2 710 (5.78%) Service Management
3 596 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 547 (4.45%) Service Delivery
5 539 (4.39%) Migration
6 527 (4.29%) Project Management
7 408 (3.32%) Mentoring
8 398 (3.24%) Change Management
9 395 (3.22%) Information Security
10 391 (3.18%) Incident Management
11 384 (3.13%) Problem Management
12 361 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
13 328 (2.67%) Presales
14 304 (2.48%) High Availability
15 286 (2.33%) CRM
16 283 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 280 (2.28%) Change Control
18 279 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
19 278 (2.26%) ITIL V3
20 272 (2.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1993 (16.23%) SQL
2 1540 (12.54%) PowerShell
3 286 (2.33%) C#
4 240 (1.95%) VBScript
5 220 (1.79%) Java
6 208 (1.69%) C
7 206 (1.68%) Python
8 187 (1.52%) JavaScript
9 182 (1.48%) Perl
10 169 (1.38%) Bash Shell
11 168 (1.37%) VB
12 128 (1.04%) T-SQL
13 101 (0.82%) PHP
14 98 (0.80%) Ruby
15 58 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 48 (0.39%) C++
17 43 (0.35%) VBA
18 30 (0.24%) VB.NET
19 11 (0.090%) Tcl
20 9 (0.073%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1947 (15.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1301 (10.60%) MCSE
3 948 (7.72%) Degree
4 868 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
5 757 (6.16%) CCNA
6 688 (5.60%) MCSA
7 566 (4.61%) Security Cleared
8 558 (4.54%) MCP
9 550 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 535 (4.36%) MCITP
11 362 (2.95%) SC Cleared
12 317 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
13 245 (2.00%) CISSP
14 215 (1.75%) CCNP
15 191 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
16 164 (1.34%) MCTS
17 161 (1.31%) DV Cleared
18 139 (1.13%) CCA
19 123 (1.00%) MCDST
20 112 (0.91%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1163 (9.47%) SLA
2 214 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 208 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 80 (0.65%) QA
5 42 (0.34%) COBIT
6 32 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.19%) DICOM
8 21 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.13%) HL7
10 13 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.090%) Disclosure Scotland
12 9 (0.073%) JSP 440
13 7 (0.057%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 5 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.033%) BS7799
15 4 (0.033%) GAMP
15 4 (0.033%) ISAE 3402
15 4 (0.033%) ISO 9000
15 4 (0.033%) ISO27005
System Software
1 3296 (26.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2025 (16.49%) Hyper-V
3 990 (8.06%) vSphere
4 954 (7.77%) XenApp
5 508 (4.14%) XenDesktop
6 383 (3.12%) VMware ESX
6 383 (3.12%) VMware ESXi
7 279 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 263 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
9 248 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 197 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
11 154 (1.25%) XenServer
12 139 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 117 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
14 101 (0.82%) vCloud
15 95 (0.77%) VMware Server
16 79 (0.64%) Firmware
17 72 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
18 71 (0.58%) NFS
19 69 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1635 (13.32%) SCCM
2 692 (5.64%) SCOM
3 384 (3.13%) WSUS
4 332 (2.70%) Backup Exec
5 278 (2.26%) Puppet
6 216 (1.76%) NetBackup
7 173 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
8 171 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 154 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
10 149 (1.21%) Nagios
11 106 (0.86%) SCVMM
12 105 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
13 94 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 86 (0.70%) Ansible
15 85 (0.69%) AirWatch
16 81 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 74 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
18 55 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 53 (0.43%) Microsoft Intune
20 52 (0.42%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6931 (56.45%) Microsoft
2 5185 (42.23%) VMware
3 2956 (24.07%) Citrix
4 2779 (22.63%) Cisco
5 1405 (11.44%) HP
6 664 (5.41%) NetApp
7 579 (4.72%) Apple
8 574 (4.67%) Dell
9 542 (4.41%) Oracle
10 459 (3.74%) Symantec
11 453 (3.69%) Veeam
12 411 (3.35%) Red Hat
13 399 (3.25%) EMC
14 311 (2.53%) CheckPoint
15 287 (2.34%) IBM
16 266 (2.17%) Juniper
17 244 (1.99%) Intel Security
18 234 (1.91%) SolarWinds
19 229 (1.86%) Mitel
20 209 (1.70%) Avaya
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 25 minutes ago
Cornwall
Cotterrall Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 25 Days Holiday
Posted: 7 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Salary: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, 33 day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 37 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 23 days annual leave, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + BONUS + COMPANY
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 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
Guildford, Surrey
Recommend Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum 10 % bonus, healthcare, pension, lif
Posted: 4 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum + career progression
Posted: 1 hour ago
Barking, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £32500 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
ServerChoice
Salary: From £35,000 to £41,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 1 hour ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago