The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Active Directory Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Consultant
Rank 874 901 956
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +55
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 12 44 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.041% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.043% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 21
Median salary £58,000 £70,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £48,000 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88523 102635 109401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.54% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 73515 85553 90526
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Active Directory Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

Active Directory Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK.

Active Directory Consultant Salary Trend in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 within the UK.

Active Directory Consultant Salary Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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
England +32 11 £58,000 -17.14%
South East +58 6 £65,000 +18.18%
Hampshire +4 4 - -
Southampton - 4 - -
East of England +8 3 - -
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
Berkshire +47 2 £65,000 -
Reading +26 2 £65,000 -
London +50 1 £27,500 -60.71%
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £27,500 -
South West - 1 £51,000 -
Dorset - 1 £51,000 -

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, Active Directory Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) Windows
4 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 10 (38.46%) Office 365
5 10 (38.46%) VMware
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (30.77%) Presales
8 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) MCSE
8 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (19.23%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (19.23%) AirWatch
10 5 (19.23%) XenMobile
10 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
10 5 (19.23%) Migration
10 5 (19.23%) Computacenter
10 5 (19.23%) MCITP
10 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
11 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
11 4 (15.38%) VBScript
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
11 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
1 2 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Presales
2 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (19.23%) Identity Management
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) MCSE
3 5 (19.23%) MCITP
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) AirWatch
1 5 (19.23%) XenMobile
2 3 (11.54%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Nagios
3 2 (7.69%) Opsview
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
3 2 (7.69%) SmoothWall
4 1 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Computacenter
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Apple
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) CommVault
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 2 (7.69%) Veeam