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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
UK / England
Rank 32 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5015 6207 7587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.36% 6.64% 7.87%
As % of the System Software category 51.96% 55.12% 61.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4257 5378 6579
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
9652 11261 12251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.25% 12.04% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8043 9593 10444
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -14 1873 £42,000 +10.52% 209
South East +4 1179 £34,000 -6.84% 174
North West -12 374 £31,500 +5.00% 70
Yorkshire +15 373 £28,000 -11.11% 52
South West -8 335 £30,000 -1.63% 36
West Midlands +5 319 £32,500 +1.56% 53
East of England -18 290 £32,500 +8.33% 48
East Midlands +4 197 £32,500 +8.33% 27
North East +33 76 £26,250 +16.66% 15
Midlands +12 1 £75,000 +22.44%
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 8728 (81.77%) Windows
2 6034 (56.53%) Microsoft
3 4948 (46.36%) Windows Server
4 4696 (43.99%) VMware
5 3287 (30.79%) MS Exchange
6 2884 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2764 (25.89%) ITIL
8 2641 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 2620 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 2612 (24.47%) MS Excel
11 2416 (22.63%) Citrix
12 2390 (22.39%) Windows 7
13 2265 (21.22%) DNS
14 2181 (20.43%) Cisco
15 2176 (20.39%) MS Office
16 2085 (19.53%) Office 365
17 2066 (19.36%) Firewall
18 1895 (17.75%) SQL Server
19 1856 (17.39%) Hyper-V
20 1746 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
21 1736 (16.26%) DHCP
22 1729 (16.20%) Linux
23 1654 (15.50%) SQL
24 1519 (14.23%) Finance
25 1449 (13.58%) SCCM
26 1433 (13.43%) TCP/IP
27 1385 (12.98%) WAN
28 1381 (12.94%) PowerShell
29 1352 (12.67%) LAN
30 1344 (12.59%) 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 3287 (30.79%) MS Exchange
2 1233 (11.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 894 (8.38%) SharePoint
4 886 (8.30%) IIS
5 883 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 728 (6.82%) Skype for Business
7 443 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 247 (2.31%) Apache
9 203 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 197 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2003
11 173 (1.62%) Tomcat
12 145 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
13 93 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
14 86 (0.81%) JBoss
15 62 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 60 (0.56%) Confluence
16 60 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
17 57 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
18 56 (0.52%) IBM Notes
19 51 (0.48%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2612 (24.47%) MS Excel
2 2176 (20.39%) MS Office
3 125 (1.17%) MS Visio
4 120 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
5 38 (0.36%) MS Project
6 35 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 16 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.084%) Final Cut Pro
9 4 (0.037%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.037%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.037%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 3 (0.028%) GNU Octave
10 3 (0.028%) Simulink
10 3 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.019%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.009%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.009%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.009%) InCopy
12 1 (0.009%) Revit
Business Applications
1 58 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 25 (0.23%) assyst
4 21 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 19 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.14%) Eikon
7 11 (0.10%) Sentinel
7 11 (0.10%) Visualfiles
8 9 (0.084%) Oracle BPM
9 7 (0.066%) SAP HR
9 7 (0.066%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 6 (0.056%) Infor CRM
10 6 (0.056%) Line 50
11 5 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
11 5 (0.047%) OpenText MBPM
11 5 (0.047%) Sage CRM
11 5 (0.047%) Sage X3
11 5 (0.047%) SAP Business One
12 4 (0.037%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 4 (0.037%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2085 (19.53%) Office 365
2 1190 (11.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 666 (6.24%) Amazon AWS
4 185 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 178 (1.67%) IaaS
6 155 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
7 135 (1.26%) SaaS
8 122 (1.14%) Mimecast
9 116 (1.09%) PaaS
10 67 (0.63%) G Suite
11 65 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
12 63 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 63 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 47 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 34 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
15 30 (0.28%) OneDrive
16 26 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 25 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 23 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
19 21 (0.20%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2265 (21.22%) DNS
2 2066 (19.36%) Firewall
3 1736 (16.26%) DHCP
4 1433 (13.43%) TCP/IP
5 1385 (12.98%) WAN
6 1352 (12.67%) LAN
7 1344 (12.59%) SAN
8 994 (9.31%) VPN
9 653 (6.12%) VoIP
10 543 (5.09%) VLAN
11 452 (4.23%) Skype
12 426 (3.99%) Internet
13 380 (3.56%) Network Security
14 330 (3.09%) Wireless
15 295 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
16 273 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
17 261 (2.45%) NAS
18 248 (2.32%) LDAP
19 217 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
20 205 (1.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1895 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 365 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 242 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 173 (1.62%) MySQL
5 158 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 112 (1.05%) Oracle Database
7 108 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
8 85 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 68 (0.64%) Relational Database
10 55 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 52 (0.49%) GIS
12 51 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 45 (0.42%) NoSQL
14 43 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
15 39 (0.37%) Big Data
16 34 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 32 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 22 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
20 19 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 126 (1.18%) JIRA
2 102 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 85 (0.80%) Jenkins
4 80 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 67 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 58 (0.54%) MSI
7 55 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 51 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 38 (0.36%) Maven
10 37 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 33 (0.31%) Eclipse
12 29 (0.27%) Ant
13 26 (0.24%) Subversion
13 26 (0.24%) Vagrant
14 17 (0.16%) InstallShield
15 16 (0.15%) JUnit
15 16 (0.15%) Oracle Forms
16 14 (0.13%) Hudson
17 13 (0.12%) JMeter
18 11 (0.10%) ClearCase
General
1 1519 (14.23%) Finance
2 394 (3.69%) Telecoms
3 383 (3.59%) Banking
4 353 (3.31%) Legal
5 302 (2.83%) Law
6 250 (2.34%) Retail
7 154 (1.44%) Manufacturing
8 142 (1.33%) Advertising
9 125 (1.17%) Marketing
10 121 (1.13%) Back Office
11 116 (1.09%) Publishing
12 99 (0.93%) Games
13 55 (0.52%) German Language
14 48 (0.45%) French Language
15 40 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 37 (0.35%) Investment Banking
17 31 (0.29%) Electronics
18 30 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
19 28 (0.26%) Spanish Language
20 23 (0.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2462 (23.07%) Analyst
2 1906 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 1401 (13.13%) IT Support
4 1307 (12.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1265 (11.85%) Support Analyst
6 1032 (9.67%) 2nd Line Support
7 817 (7.65%) Service Analyst
8 793 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 775 (7.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 769 (7.20%) IT Engineer
11 706 (6.61%) Administrator
12 689 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
13 661 (6.19%) IT Analyst
14 642 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
15 545 (5.11%) Desktop Support
16 540 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 518 (4.85%) IT Support Analyst
18 512 (4.80%) IT Support Engineer
19 508 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
20 453 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (2.91%) Web Services
2 292 (2.74%) .NET
3 148 (1.39%) HTML
4 114 (1.07%) XML
5 89 (0.83%) CSS
6 70 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 70 (0.66%) Software Packaging
7 64 (0.60%) Middleware
8 55 (0.52%) .NET Framework
9 54 (0.51%) LAMP
10 43 (0.40%) JSON
11 41 (0.38%) RESTful
12 38 (0.36%) REST
13 37 (0.35%) 802.1X
14 35 (0.33%) SOAP
15 32 (0.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (0.28%) J2EE
16 30 (0.28%) jQuery
17 29 (0.27%) SailPoint
18 28 (0.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 946 (8.86%) Data Centre
2 562 (5.27%) Analytical Skills
3 384 (3.60%) Clustering
4 378 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 329 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 298 (2.79%) Driving Licence
7 297 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 212 (1.99%) PKI
9 190 (1.78%) iPad
10 183 (1.71%) iPhone
11 163 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
12 153 (1.43%) Replication
13 135 (1.26%) Hedge funds
14 134 (1.26%) Fat Client
14 134 (1.26%) Thin Client
15 123 (1.15%) Smartphone
16 121 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
17 109 (1.02%) Client/Server
17 109 (1.02%) User Experience
18 102 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8728 (81.77%) Windows
2 4948 (46.36%) Windows Server
3 2641 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 2620 (24.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2390 (22.39%) Windows 7
6 1729 (16.20%) Linux
7 1049 (9.83%) Windows 10
8 980 (9.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 929 (8.70%) Windows 8
10 467 (4.38%) Windows XP
11 450 (4.22%) Mac OS X
12 377 (3.53%) Unix
13 261 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 252 (2.36%) Android
15 248 (2.32%) Apple iOS
16 166 (1.56%) Mac OS
17 162 (1.52%) CentOS
18 127 (1.19%) Ubuntu
19 111 (1.04%) Solaris
20 84 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2764 (25.89%) ITIL
2 639 (5.99%) Service Management
3 613 (5.74%) Service Delivery
4 517 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 436 (4.08%) Migration
6 402 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
7 364 (3.41%) Project Management
8 360 (3.37%) Mentoring
9 342 (3.20%) Problem Management
10 319 (2.99%) Presales
11 315 (2.95%) High Availability
12 311 (2.91%) DevOps
13 305 (2.86%) Information Security
14 300 (2.81%) ITIL V3
15 263 (2.46%) Incident Management
16 254 (2.38%) Change Management
16 254 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
17 234 (2.19%) Load Balancing
18 233 (2.18%) Time Management
19 226 (2.12%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1654 (15.50%) SQL
2 1381 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 265 (2.48%) C
3 265 (2.48%) Java
4 216 (2.02%) C#
5 214 (2.00%) Python
6 182 (1.71%) Perl
7 174 (1.63%) VBScript
8 164 (1.54%) JavaScript
9 156 (1.46%) VB
10 125 (1.17%) Bash Shell
11 83 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 81 (0.76%) Ruby
13 68 (0.64%) PHP
14 61 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 42 (0.39%) C++
16 40 (0.37%) BeanShell
17 32 (0.30%) PL/SQL
18 27 (0.25%) VBA
19 13 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1746 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 1121 (10.50%) MCSE
3 839 (7.86%) Cisco Certification
4 797 (7.47%) Degree
5 705 (6.60%) CCNA
6 653 (6.12%) MCSA
7 496 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 488 (4.57%) MCP
9 449 (4.21%) MCITP
10 393 (3.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 291 (2.73%) SC Cleared
12 247 (2.31%) CCNP
13 234 (2.19%) CISSP
14 216 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
15 131 (1.23%) DV Cleared
16 117 (1.10%) CISM
16 117 (1.10%) MCTS
17 97 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
18 90 (0.84%) A+ Certification
19 69 (0.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 982 (9.20%) SLA
2 228 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 204 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (0.74%) QA
5 41 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 32 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 28 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 20 (0.19%) COBIT
9 11 (0.10%) HL7
9 11 (0.10%) ISO27005
10 10 (0.094%) JSP 440
11 9 (0.084%) DICOM
12 6 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (0.056%) ISO 9000
13 4 (0.037%) Data Quality
13 4 (0.037%) GAMP
13 4 (0.037%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.037%) MiFID
14 3 (0.028%) ISAE 3402
14 3 (0.028%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2884 (27.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1856 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 809 (7.58%) vSphere
4 706 (6.61%) XenApp
5 353 (3.31%) XenDesktop
6 306 (2.87%) VMware ESX
7 270 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
8 231 (2.16%) Terminal Services
9 222 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
10 132 (1.24%) Virtual Machines
11 127 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 126 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 119 (1.11%) Firmware
14 117 (1.10%) vCloud
15 100 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
16 92 (0.86%) VMware Server
17 87 (0.82%) XenServer
18 72 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
19 70 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
20 63 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1449 (13.58%) SCCM
2 587 (5.50%) SCOM
3 278 (2.60%) WSUS
4 262 (2.45%) Backup Exec
5 241 (2.26%) Puppet
6 177 (1.66%) NetBackup
7 176 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
8 159 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
9 137 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 128 (1.20%) Nagios
11 107 (1.00%) Ansible
12 80 (0.75%) AirWatch
13 67 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
14 54 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 48 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 47 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
17 46 (0.43%) Nessus
18 41 (0.38%) FortiGate
19 39 (0.37%) Cisco CUCM
19 39 (0.37%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6034 (56.53%) Microsoft
2 4696 (43.99%) VMware
3 2416 (22.63%) Citrix
4 2181 (20.43%) Cisco
5 1027 (9.62%) HP
6 522 (4.89%) NetApp
7 507 (4.75%) Apple
8 442 (4.14%) Dell
9 376 (3.52%) Oracle
9 376 (3.52%) Red Hat
10 341 (3.19%) Veeam
11 318 (2.98%) EMC
12 289 (2.71%) Symantec
13 221 (2.07%) Juniper
14 217 (2.03%) Google
15 208 (1.95%) Intel Security
16 206 (1.93%) Avaya
17 205 (1.92%) SolarWinds
18 201 (1.88%) IBM
19 172 (1.61%) CheckPoint
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