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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 6271 7184 7391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 6.83% 6.93% 6.65%
As % of the System Software category 54.19% 58.19% 59.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5467 6200 6412
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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
11573 12346 12366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 12.61% 11.91% 11.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9961 10292 10451
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 June 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 June 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 +1 2576 £40,000 - 196
South East -5 1398 £35,000 - 146
Yorkshire +1 432 £32,500 - 54
West Midlands +6 428 £32,500 - 50
East of England -10 365 £32,500 -7.14% 51
North West +12 356 £33,300 +11.00% 58
South West -5 336 £27,500 -15.38% 60
East Midlands +24 331 £32,750 +7.37% 33
North East +15 60 £30,000 +9.09% 7
Midlands - 11 £48,000 - 1
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 10553 (82.57%) Windows
2 7288 (57.03%) Microsoft
3 5807 (45.44%) Windows Server
4 5258 (41.14%) VMware
5 4008 (31.36%) MS Exchange
6 3522 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 3423 (26.78%) MS Excel
8 3368 (26.35%) ITIL
9 3270 (25.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3189 (24.95%) Citrix
11 3186 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 2983 (23.34%) Windows 7
13 2857 (22.36%) MS Office
14 2755 (21.56%) Cisco
15 2724 (21.31%) DNS
16 2418 (18.92%) Firewall
17 2252 (17.62%) SQL Server
18 2153 (16.85%) Office 365
19 2081 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 2047 (16.02%) SQL
21 2009 (15.72%) Hyper-V
22 1992 (15.59%) DHCP
23 1882 (14.73%) Finance
24 1844 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
25 1801 (14.09%) SAN
26 1788 (13.99%) Linux
27 1707 (13.36%) TCP/IP
28 1650 (12.91%) SCCM
29 1598 (12.50%) WAN
30 1590 (12.44%) 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 4008 (31.36%) MS Exchange
2 1844 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1290 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1217 (9.52%) SharePoint
5 1001 (7.83%) IIS
6 940 (7.36%) Skype for Business
7 698 (5.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 381 (2.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 368 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 253 (1.98%) Apache
11 203 (1.59%) Tomcat
12 165 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
13 133 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
14 112 (0.88%) JBoss
15 98 (0.77%) IBM Notes
16 91 (0.71%) WebSphere
17 79 (0.62%) Office Communications Server
18 77 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
19 73 (0.57%) WebLogic
20 47 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3423 (26.78%) MS Excel
2 2857 (22.36%) MS Office
3 190 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 78 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 32 (0.25%) MS Project
7 10 (0.078%) AutoCAD
8 8 (0.063%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.047%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.031%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.031%) InDesign
11 3 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.016%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.016%) PTC Creo
12 2 (0.016%) SketchUp
12 2 (0.016%) Windchill
13 1 (0.008%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.008%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (0.008%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 157 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 47 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 40 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.23%) assyst
5 26 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 18 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 13 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.094%) Oracle ERP
8 12 (0.094%) thinkFolio
9 11 (0.086%) Eikon
9 11 (0.086%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.070%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.055%) Northgate Housing
12 7 (0.055%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
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%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2153 (16.85%) Office 365
2 1079 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 567 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 203 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 192 (1.50%) IaaS
6 176 (1.38%) SaaS
7 153 (1.20%) Mimecast
8 118 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 103 (0.81%) PaaS
10 64 (0.50%) Yammer
11 48 (0.38%) Google Apps
12 45 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 43 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 37 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
15 35 (0.27%) Amazon S3
16 28 (0.22%) GitHub
17 17 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
18 11 (0.086%) AWS CloudFormation
19 9 (0.070%) OpenShift
20 8 (0.063%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2724 (21.31%) DNS
2 2418 (18.92%) Firewall
3 1992 (15.59%) DHCP
4 1801 (14.09%) SAN
5 1707 (13.36%) TCP/IP
6 1598 (12.50%) WAN
7 1590 (12.44%) LAN
8 1386 (10.85%) VPN
9 864 (6.76%) VoIP
10 532 (4.16%) VLAN
11 470 (3.68%) Wireless
12 446 (3.49%) Internet
13 445 (3.48%) NAS
14 317 (2.48%) Network Security
15 316 (2.47%) Skype
16 301 (2.36%) Cisco ASA
17 295 (2.31%) LDAP
18 270 (2.11%) Remote Desktop
19 247 (1.93%) Wi-Fi
20 220 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2252 (17.62%) SQL Server
2 512 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 328 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 276 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 235 (1.84%) MySQL
6 129 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 126 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
8 121 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 111 (0.87%) Relational Database
10 73 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 53 (0.41%) NoSQL
12 50 (0.39%) Big Data
13 43 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (0.29%) GIS
15 36 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
16 30 (0.23%) MS Access
16 30 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (0.21%) RDBMS
19 24 (0.19%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 110 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 101 (0.79%) JIRA
3 84 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 71 (0.56%) Visual Studio
5 58 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 49 (0.38%) Subversion
7 42 (0.33%) MSI
7 42 (0.33%) Vagrant
8 32 (0.25%) TeamCity
9 23 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 23 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
10 17 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
11 15 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 13 (0.10%) Ant
12 13 (0.10%) AQtime
12 13 (0.10%) WebLOAD
13 12 (0.094%) GCC
14 11 (0.086%) Cucumber
14 11 (0.086%) Jasmine
14 11 (0.086%) JUnit
General
1 1882 (14.73%) Finance
2 592 (4.63%) Law
3 509 (3.98%) Legal
4 459 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 438 (3.43%) Banking
6 424 (3.32%) Retail
7 238 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 150 (1.17%) Back Office
9 123 (0.96%) Advertising
10 121 (0.95%) Publishing
11 115 (0.90%) Marketing
12 84 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 81 (0.63%) Games
14 80 (0.63%) German Language
15 73 (0.57%) French Language
16 64 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 56 (0.44%) Electronics
18 54 (0.42%) Investment Banking
19 43 (0.34%) Front Office
20 40 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3262 (25.52%) Analyst
2 2185 (17.10%) Support Engineer
3 1756 (13.74%) Support Analyst
4 1610 (12.60%) IT Support
5 1541 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1083 (8.47%) Service Analyst
7 1047 (8.19%) 2nd Line Support
8 1019 (7.97%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1001 (7.83%) IT Engineer
10 873 (6.83%) IT Analyst
11 833 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 828 (6.48%) Administrator
13 799 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
14 748 (5.85%) Windows Engineer
15 723 (5.66%) Desktop Support
16 638 (4.99%) IT Support Engineer
17 614 (4.80%) IT Support Analyst
18 580 (4.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 578 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
20 553 (4.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 444 (3.47%) .NET
2 420 (3.29%) Web Services
3 231 (1.81%) HTML
4 143 (1.12%) Middleware
5 135 (1.06%) ASP.NET
6 119 (0.93%) CSS
7 101 (0.79%) XML
8 98 (0.77%) .NET Framework
9 79 (0.62%) LAMP
10 48 (0.38%) XMPP
11 47 (0.37%) jQuery
12 46 (0.36%) SOAP
12 46 (0.36%) Software Packaging
12 46 (0.36%) WCF
13 44 (0.34%) HTML5
14 42 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (0.33%) REST
15 41 (0.32%) COM
15 41 (0.32%) MAPI
15 41 (0.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 993 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 793 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
3 732 (5.73%) Blackberry
4 455 (3.56%) Clustering
5 372 (2.91%) Driving Licence
6 362 (2.83%) Management Information System
7 352 (2.75%) Computer Science
8 307 (2.40%) iPhone
9 288 (2.25%) Replication
10 222 (1.74%) PKI
11 202 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
12 195 (1.53%) Smartphone
13 167 (1.31%) iPad
14 144 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 144 (1.13%) Hedge funds
14 144 (1.13%) Thin Client
15 123 (0.96%) EqualLogic
16 111 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
17 95 (0.74%) Private Cloud
18 85 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10553 (82.57%) Windows
2 5807 (45.44%) Windows Server
3 3522 (27.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3186 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 2983 (23.34%) Windows 7
6 1788 (13.99%) Linux
7 1507 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1327 (10.38%) Windows 8
9 879 (6.88%) Windows 10
10 878 (6.87%) Windows XP
11 528 (4.13%) Unix
12 410 (3.21%) Android
13 338 (2.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 328 (2.57%) Mac OS X
15 248 (1.94%) Apple iOS
16 181 (1.42%) Windows Vista
17 174 (1.36%) CentOS
18 158 (1.24%) Solaris
19 156 (1.22%) Mac OS
20 104 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3368 (26.35%) ITIL
2 717 (5.61%) Service Management
3 647 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 568 (4.44%) Migration
4 568 (4.44%) Project Management
5 546 (4.27%) Service Delivery
6 468 (3.66%) Change Management
7 431 (3.37%) Mentoring
8 429 (3.36%) Incident Management
9 399 (3.12%) Information Security
10 389 (3.04%) Problem Management
11 371 (2.90%) Agile Software Development
12 332 (2.60%) Presales
13 323 (2.53%) High Availability
14 307 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
15 306 (2.39%) CRM
16 303 (2.37%) ITIL V3
17 273 (2.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 268 (2.10%) Time Management
19 259 (2.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2047 (16.02%) SQL
2 1504 (11.77%) PowerShell
3 316 (2.47%) C#
4 263 (2.06%) VBScript
5 217 (1.70%) Java
6 201 (1.57%) VB
7 196 (1.53%) Python
8 194 (1.52%) Bash Shell
8 194 (1.52%) C
9 187 (1.46%) Perl
10 178 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 134 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 98 (0.77%) PHP
13 91 (0.71%) Ruby
14 77 (0.60%) Shell Script
15 57 (0.45%) C++
16 48 (0.38%) VBA
17 43 (0.34%) VB.NET
18 16 (0.13%) AWK
19 15 (0.12%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2081 (16.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 1346 (10.53%) MCSE
3 970 (7.59%) Degree
4 859 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
5 723 (5.66%) CCNA
6 708 (5.54%) MCSA
7 579 (4.53%) Security Cleared
8 571 (4.47%) MCP
9 552 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 539 (4.22%) MCITP
11 377 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
12 365 (2.86%) SC Cleared
13 235 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
14 233 (1.82%) CISSP
15 225 (1.76%) CCNP
16 217 (1.70%) MCTS
17 178 (1.39%) CCA
18 155 (1.21%) MCDST
19 153 (1.20%) DV Cleared
20 121 (0.95%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1227 (9.60%) SLA
2 201 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 100 (0.78%) QA
4 48 (0.38%) COBIT
5 40 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (0.21%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.15%) Data Quality
8 15 (0.12%) DICOM
9 12 (0.094%) SAS 70
10 8 (0.063%) ISO 14001
11 7 (0.055%) HL7
11 7 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 7 (0.055%) JSP 440
12 6 (0.047%) BS7799
13 5 (0.039%) Disclosure Scotland
13 5 (0.039%) RMADS
14 4 (0.031%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.023%) ISO22301
16 2 (0.016%) ISO19770
System Software
1 3270 (25.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2009 (15.72%) Hyper-V
3 1080 (8.45%) XenApp
4 980 (7.67%) vSphere
5 540 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 437 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
7 401 (3.14%) VMware ESX
8 279 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 276 (2.16%) Terminal Services
10 263 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
11 249 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
12 165 (1.29%) XenServer
13 139 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 118 (0.92%) NFS
15 106 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
16 98 (0.77%) VMware Server
17 93 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
18 85 (0.67%) Xen
19 79 (0.62%) Firmware
20 76 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1650 (12.91%) SCCM
2 748 (5.85%) SCOM
3 412 (3.22%) Backup Exec
4 350 (2.74%) WSUS
5 221 (1.73%) Puppet
6 183 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 154 (1.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 152 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
9 142 (1.11%) Nagios
10 115 (0.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 115 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 110 (0.86%) SCVMM
12 102 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
13 98 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 75 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
15 70 (0.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 69 (0.54%) Microsoft Intune
17 67 (0.52%) Ansible
18 63 (0.49%) AirWatch
19 62 (0.49%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7288 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 5258 (41.14%) VMware
3 3189 (24.95%) Citrix
4 2755 (21.56%) Cisco
5 1346 (10.53%) HP
6 730 (5.71%) NetApp
7 572 (4.48%) Oracle
8 570 (4.46%) Dell
9 533 (4.17%) Apple
10 486 (3.80%) Symantec
11 463 (3.62%) Veeam
12 410 (3.21%) EMC
13 404 (3.16%) Red Hat
14 297 (2.32%) IBM
15 282 (2.21%) CheckPoint
16 243 (1.90%) Juniper
17 237 (1.85%) Intel Security
18 236 (1.85%) iManage
19 231 (1.81%) SolarWinds
20 222 (1.74%) Mitel
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £16000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Etech Partners
Salary: To £25K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum Up to £28,000 + good benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £32,000 to £37,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £17000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000- 36,000 + Outstanding benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
onezeero.
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum training & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
ninesharp
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, Bonus, etc.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago