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

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6198 6995 7227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.75% 6.78% 6.65%
As % of the System Software category 54.13% 57.99% 59.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5415 6078 6195
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,754 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +4.61%
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
11451 12062 12243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.47% 11.70% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9838 10060 10242
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -2.40%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +3 2502 £39,000 -2.50% 244
South East -5 1361 £37,500 +7.14% 157
Yorkshire +9 452 £31,000 -4.61% 83
West Midlands +11 420 £32,500 -2.98% 49
East of England -11 419 £32,500 -8.45% 54
South West +2 377 £29,500 -1.66% 52
North West +4 341 £33,527 +11.75% 74
East Midlands +25 293 £32,500 +18.18% 22
North East +18 49 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Midlands - 6 £48,000 - 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 10468 (82.44%) Windows
2 7230 (56.94%) Microsoft
3 5834 (45.94%) Windows Server
4 5301 (41.75%) VMware
5 3999 (31.49%) MS Exchange
6 3457 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3341 (26.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3321 (26.15%) ITIL
9 3317 (26.12%) MS Excel
10 3180 (25.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 3122 (24.59%) Citrix
12 2915 (22.96%) Windows 7
13 2843 (22.39%) MS Office
14 2810 (22.13%) Cisco
15 2710 (21.34%) DNS
16 2427 (19.11%) Firewall
17 2271 (17.88%) SQL Server
18 2186 (17.22%) Office 365
19 2056 (16.19%) SQL
20 2053 (16.17%) Hyper-V
21 2021 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 1961 (15.44%) DHCP
23 1920 (15.12%) Finance
24 1803 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
25 1801 (14.18%) SAN
26 1771 (13.95%) Linux
27 1739 (13.70%) TCP/IP
28 1684 (13.26%) SCCM
29 1602 (12.62%) WAN
30 1568 (12.35%) 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 3999 (31.49%) MS Exchange
2 1803 (14.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1254 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1198 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 1004 (7.91%) IIS
6 879 (6.92%) Skype for Business
7 709 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2007
8 395 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 370 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2003
10 268 (2.11%) Apache
11 215 (1.69%) Tomcat
12 165 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 127 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 116 (0.91%) JBoss
15 93 (0.73%) IBM Notes
16 83 (0.65%) WebSphere
17 69 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
18 68 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
18 68 (0.54%) WebLogic
19 57 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3317 (26.12%) MS Excel
2 2843 (22.39%) MS Office
3 192 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 78 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 31 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 26 (0.20%) MS Project
7 9 (0.071%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.047%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.039%) Photoshop
10 3 (0.024%) InDesign
10 3 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
11 2 (0.016%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.016%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.016%) PTC Creo
11 2 (0.016%) SketchUp
11 2 (0.016%) Windchill
12 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.008%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 147 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 41 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.24%) assyst
5 28 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
6 17 (0.13%) Eikon
7 15 (0.12%) Visualfiles
8 13 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 12 (0.095%) thinkFolio
10 11 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
11 10 (0.079%) Dynamics GP
12 9 (0.071%) HFM
12 9 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.071%) Sentinel
13 8 (0.063%) Northgate Housing
13 8 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 7 (0.055%) Oracle EBS
14 7 (0.055%) Pegasus Opera
15 6 (0.047%) Bankmaster
15 6 (0.047%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2186 (17.22%) Office 365
2 1114 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 590 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 213 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 200 (1.58%) IaaS
6 182 (1.43%) SaaS
7 151 (1.19%) Mimecast
8 137 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
9 107 (0.84%) PaaS
10 56 (0.44%) Google Apps
11 54 (0.43%) Yammer
12 51 (0.40%) OneDrive
13 41 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
14 36 (0.28%) Amazon S3
15 32 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 26 (0.20%) GitHub
17 16 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
18 12 (0.095%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 12 (0.095%) Google Cloud Platform
19 11 (0.087%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2710 (21.34%) DNS
2 2427 (19.11%) Firewall
3 1961 (15.44%) DHCP
4 1801 (14.18%) SAN
5 1739 (13.70%) TCP/IP
6 1602 (12.62%) WAN
7 1568 (12.35%) LAN
8 1362 (10.73%) VPN
9 886 (6.98%) VoIP
10 529 (4.17%) VLAN
11 489 (3.85%) Wireless
12 434 (3.42%) NAS
13 427 (3.36%) Internet
14 320 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
15 318 (2.50%) Network Security
16 316 (2.49%) Skype
17 304 (2.39%) Remote Desktop
18 276 (2.17%) LDAP
19 242 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
20 215 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2271 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 474 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 325 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 250 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 211 (1.66%) MySQL
6 138 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
7 125 (0.98%) Oracle Database
8 118 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 112 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 86 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (0.42%) Big Data
12 51 (0.40%) NoSQL
13 43 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (0.32%) GIS
15 32 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
16 31 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
17 30 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
18 28 (0.22%) RDBMS
19 27 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
20 25 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 116 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 112 (0.88%) JIRA
3 88 (0.69%) Jenkins
4 68 (0.54%) Visual Studio
5 59 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 45 (0.35%) MSI
6 45 (0.35%) Subversion
7 42 (0.33%) TeamCity
7 42 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 36 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 30 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (0.10%) Ant
13 12 (0.095%) AQtime
13 12 (0.095%) GCC
13 12 (0.095%) WebLOAD
14 11 (0.087%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.087%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.087%) JUnit
General
1 1920 (15.12%) Finance
2 587 (4.62%) Law
3 509 (4.01%) Legal
4 446 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 434 (3.42%) Banking
6 423 (3.33%) Retail
7 223 (1.76%) Manufacturing
8 148 (1.17%) Back Office
9 124 (0.98%) Advertising
10 121 (0.95%) Publishing
11 117 (0.92%) Marketing
12 95 (0.75%) Games
13 88 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
14 83 (0.65%) French Language
15 81 (0.64%) German Language
16 61 (0.48%) Financial Institution
17 58 (0.46%) Electronics
18 47 (0.37%) Investment Banking
19 45 (0.35%) Local Government
20 41 (0.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3264 (25.70%) Analyst
2 2211 (17.41%) Support Engineer
3 1753 (13.81%) Support Analyst
4 1614 (12.71%) IT Support
5 1505 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1086 (8.55%) Service Analyst
7 1063 (8.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 1024 (8.06%) Service Desk Analyst
9 975 (7.68%) IT Engineer
10 881 (6.94%) IT Analyst
11 838 (6.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 836 (6.58%) Administrator
13 815 (6.42%) 3rd Line Support
14 742 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
15 731 (5.76%) Desktop Support
16 648 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
17 622 (4.90%) IT Support Analyst
18 600 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
19 567 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 555 (4.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (3.21%) .NET
2 395 (3.11%) Web Services
3 217 (1.71%) HTML
4 128 (1.01%) Middleware
5 119 (0.94%) ASP.NET
6 113 (0.89%) XML
7 97 (0.76%) CSS
8 83 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 65 (0.51%) LAMP
10 50 (0.39%) SOAP
11 46 (0.36%) WCF
12 44 (0.35%) jQuery
13 43 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
13 43 (0.34%) SAML
14 41 (0.32%) Software Packaging
15 40 (0.32%) JSON
15 40 (0.32%) MAPI
16 39 (0.31%) COM
16 39 (0.31%) REST
16 39 (0.31%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1007 (7.93%) Data Centre
2 763 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 710 (5.59%) Blackberry
4 473 (3.72%) Clustering
5 378 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 376 (2.96%) Driving Licence
7 361 (2.84%) Computer Science
8 312 (2.46%) iPhone
9 276 (2.17%) Replication
10 218 (1.72%) PKI
11 197 (1.55%) Smartphone
12 182 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
13 171 (1.35%) iPad
14 144 (1.13%) Hedge funds
15 142 (1.12%) Fat Client
15 142 (1.12%) Thin Client
16 125 (0.98%) EqualLogic
17 115 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
18 99 (0.78%) Private Cloud
19 80 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10468 (82.44%) Windows
2 5834 (45.94%) Windows Server
3 3457 (27.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 3180 (25.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2915 (22.96%) Windows 7
6 1771 (13.95%) Linux
7 1474 (11.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1301 (10.25%) Windows 8
9 931 (7.33%) Windows 10
10 823 (6.48%) Windows XP
11 486 (3.83%) Unix
12 414 (3.26%) Android
13 361 (2.84%) Mac OS X
14 357 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 248 (1.95%) Apple iOS
16 186 (1.46%) CentOS
17 184 (1.45%) Windows Vista
18 161 (1.27%) Solaris
19 151 (1.19%) Mac OS
20 106 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3321 (26.15%) ITIL
2 729 (5.74%) Service Management
3 633 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 574 (4.52%) Migration
5 570 (4.49%) Project Management
6 557 (4.39%) Service Delivery
7 445 (3.50%) Change Management
8 420 (3.31%) Information Security
9 417 (3.28%) Mentoring
10 408 (3.21%) Incident Management
11 394 (3.10%) Problem Management
12 340 (2.68%) Agile Software Development
13 331 (2.61%) Presales
14 315 (2.48%) Kalman Filter
15 313 (2.46%) High Availability
16 301 (2.37%) ITIL V3
17 299 (2.35%) CRM
18 284 (2.24%) Continuous Improvement
19 270 (2.13%) Change Control
20 263 (2.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2056 (16.19%) SQL
2 1556 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 295 (2.32%) C#
4 247 (1.95%) VBScript
5 228 (1.80%) Java
6 206 (1.62%) Python
7 198 (1.56%) C
8 196 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 187 (1.47%) VB
10 180 (1.42%) Perl
11 172 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 142 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 94 (0.74%) PHP
13 94 (0.74%) Ruby
14 73 (0.57%) Shell Script
15 53 (0.42%) C++
16 47 (0.37%) VBA
17 38 (0.30%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.10%) AWK
18 13 (0.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2021 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1347 (10.61%) MCSE
3 972 (7.65%) Degree
4 841 (6.62%) Cisco Certification
5 727 (5.73%) CCNA
6 676 (5.32%) MCSA
7 575 (4.53%) Security Cleared
8 560 (4.41%) MCP
9 551 (4.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 515 (4.06%) MCITP
11 361 (2.84%) SC Cleared
12 342 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
13 241 (1.90%) CISSP
14 210 (1.65%) CCNP
15 209 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
16 189 (1.49%) MCTS
17 164 (1.29%) DV Cleared
18 158 (1.24%) CCA
19 141 (1.11%) MCDST
20 114 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1201 (9.46%) SLA
2 206 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 117 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 96 (0.76%) QA
5 47 (0.37%) COBIT
6 35 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 17 (0.13%) DICOM
9 14 (0.11%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.095%) SAS 70
11 10 (0.079%) HL7
12 8 (0.063%) Disclosure Scotland
13 7 (0.055%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 6 (0.047%) BS7799
14 6 (0.047%) JSP 440
15 5 (0.039%) RMADS
16 4 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 4 (0.032%) ISAE 3402
17 3 (0.024%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3341 (26.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2053 (16.17%) Hyper-V
3 1049 (8.26%) XenApp
4 980 (7.72%) vSphere
5 537 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 440 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
7 411 (3.24%) VMware ESX
8 300 (2.36%) Terminal Services
9 268 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 267 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
11 242 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
12 170 (1.34%) XenServer
13 140 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 107 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
15 100 (0.79%) NFS
16 95 (0.75%) Firmware
16 95 (0.75%) VMware Server
17 87 (0.69%) vCloud
18 85 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
19 72 (0.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1684 (13.26%) SCCM
2 740 (5.83%) SCOM
3 381 (3.00%) Backup Exec
4 379 (2.98%) WSUS
5 249 (1.96%) Puppet
6 198 (1.56%) NetBackup
7 172 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
8 166 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
9 142 (1.12%) Nagios
10 132 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
11 117 (0.92%) SCVMM
12 109 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 107 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
14 104 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 74 (0.58%) Ansible
16 73 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 66 (0.52%) AirWatch
18 63 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
19 59 (0.46%) SCOrch
20 58 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7230 (56.94%) Microsoft
2 5301 (41.75%) VMware
3 3122 (24.59%) Citrix
4 2810 (22.13%) Cisco
5 1374 (10.82%) HP
6 709 (5.58%) NetApp
7 585 (4.61%) Apple
8 578 (4.55%) Dell
9 548 (4.32%) Oracle
10 478 (3.76%) Symantec
11 471 (3.71%) Veeam
12 422 (3.32%) Red Hat
13 403 (3.17%) EMC
14 310 (2.44%) CheckPoint
15 298 (2.35%) IBM
16 261 (2.06%) Juniper
17 240 (1.89%) Intel Security
18 227 (1.79%) SolarWinds
19 226 (1.78%) iManage
20 225 (1.77%) Mitel
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: £19,000 per annum + 12 weeks paid holiday per year
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £19k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flex Working & Pension.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Company + Benifits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum + pension, bonus, 28 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Plan UK
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday