The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / North East
Rank 12 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 81 33 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 12.72% 5.55% 7.33%
As % of the System Software category 84.38% 58.93% 68.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 28 32
Median salary £29,000 £22,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,900 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £28,250 £37,500
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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
96 56 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 15.07% 9.41% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 92 46 53
Median salary £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,905 £20,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 the North East

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the North East

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the North East

Active Directory
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
Tyne and Wear +30 74 £27,000 +20.00% 17
Durham +1 7 £35,500 +18.33%
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 North East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 117 (74.05%) Windows
2 99 (62.66%) Microsoft
3 89 (56.33%) VMware
4 54 (34.18%) Windows Server
5 53 (33.54%) DNS
6 50 (31.65%) MS Exchange
7 48 (30.38%) DHCP
8 47 (29.75%) ITIL
9 46 (29.11%) Hyper-V
10 43 (27.22%) Citrix
11 42 (26.58%) MS Office
11 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (23.42%) MS Excel
14 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (18.99%) Office 365
17 29 (18.35%) Skype for Business
18 28 (17.72%) Skype
19 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
19 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (17.09%) CCNA
19 27 (17.09%) MCP
20 24 (15.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 24 (15.19%) CCNP
21 22 (13.92%) MCSE
22 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
22 20 (12.66%) Firewall
22 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
23 19 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 50 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 29 (18.35%) Skype for Business
3 19 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.06%) IIS
6 7 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (3.16%) Apache
7 5 (3.16%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.63%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (26.58%) MS Office
2 37 (23.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.99%) Office 365
2 20 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.53%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.53%) Route 53
5 4 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.53%) Yammer
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.27%) PaaS
7 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (33.54%) DNS
2 48 (30.38%) DHCP
3 28 (17.72%) Skype
4 20 (12.66%) Firewall
5 16 (10.13%) VLAN
6 13 (8.23%) TCP/IP
7 11 (6.96%) SAN
8 9 (5.70%) DMZ
8 9 (5.70%) LAN
8 9 (5.70%) SMTP
8 9 (5.70%) VPN
9 8 (5.06%) WAN
10 4 (2.53%) PBX
11 3 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (1.27%) VoIP
13 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (0.63%) NAS
13 1 (0.63%) Network Security
13 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.23%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.16%) MySQL
5 2 (1.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (4.43%) Finance
1 7 (4.43%) Legal
2 4 (2.53%) Banking
3 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (16.46%) Analyst
1 26 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 26 (16.46%) IT Support
2 23 (14.56%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) IT Engineer
4 16 (10.13%) Wintel Engineer
5 15 (9.49%) IT Analyst
5 15 (9.49%) Support Analyst
6 13 (8.23%) Active Directory Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Consultant
7 12 (7.59%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 9 (5.70%) Service Analyst
9 9 (5.70%) Technical Support
9 9 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.96%) Web Services
2 5 (3.16%) LAMP
3 4 (2.53%) WAP
4 1 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) HTML
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.03%) Clustering
2 13 (8.23%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.70%) Blackberry
4 8 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.43%) PKI
5 7 (4.43%) Replication
6 6 (3.80%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.53%) iPhone
8 3 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.27%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 117 (74.05%) Windows
2 54 (34.18%) Windows Server
3 42 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (22.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (10.76%) Windows XP
7 13 (8.23%) Linux
8 11 (6.96%) Windows 7
9 5 (3.16%) Android
9 5 (3.16%) CentOS
9 5 (3.16%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.53%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.90%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.75%) ITIL
2 13 (8.23%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.96%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 11 (6.96%) Presales
4 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 9 (5.70%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 8 (5.06%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (5.06%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.06%) Problem Management
7 7 (4.43%) Asset Management
7 7 (4.43%) Document Management
8 6 (3.80%) DevOps
8 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.16%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.16%) ITSM
9 5 (3.16%) Mathematics
9 5 (3.16%) Migration
9 5 (3.16%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.16%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.03%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.49%) SQL
3 5 (3.16%) PHP
4 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.63%) Perl
5 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (19.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (17.09%) CCNA
2 27 (17.09%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (17.09%) MCP
3 24 (15.19%) CCNP
3 24 (15.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (13.92%) MCSE
5 14 (8.86%) MCSA
6 9 (5.70%) Degree
7 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.90%) MCDST
8 3 (1.90%) MCITP
9 2 (1.27%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.63%) HND
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (29.11%) Hyper-V
2 39 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.80%) XenApp
4 5 (3.16%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.16%) vSphere
5 4 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.27%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (11.39%) SCCM
2 11 (6.96%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.06%) SCOM
4 7 (4.43%) WSUS
5 5 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (3.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.27%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.63%) Puppet
8 1 (0.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 99 (62.66%) Microsoft
2 89 (56.33%) VMware
3 43 (27.22%) Citrix
4 17 (10.76%) HP
5 13 (8.23%) Cisco
6 12 (7.59%) Dell
7 9 (5.70%) Sophos
7 9 (5.70%) Symantec
8 7 (4.43%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.16%) Apple
9 5 (3.16%) arcserve
9 5 (3.16%) Intel Security
10 4 (2.53%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (2.53%) Mitel
10 4 (2.53%) MobileIron
11 3 (1.90%) EMC
12 2 (1.27%) Bloomberg
12 2 (1.27%) Fidessa
12 2 (1.27%) NetApp
12 2 (1.27%) Reuters
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