The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Active Directory Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
Rank 916 934 957
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +23
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 17 25 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.023% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.024% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 24
Median salary £55,000 £51,250 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.31% +41.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £33,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £53,125
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +57.89%

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
94552 106382 112198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.31% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79554 87702 91489
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Active Directory Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Active Directory Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Active Directory Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 within the UK.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the UK 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
England +41 17 £55,000 +7.31% 1
London +46 7 £60,000 -7.69%
South East +17 5 £45,000 -10.00%
Hampshire +6 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire +24 4 £43,750 +34.61%
Southampton - 4 - -
Surbiton - 3 £55,000 -
Leeds +32 2 £49,250 +51.53%
West Yorkshire +20 2 £49,250 +51.53%
North Yorkshire - 2 £39,500 -
York - 2 £39,500 -
North West +21 1 £47,500 +43.93%
Manchester -2 1 £47,500 +43.93%

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Active Directory Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 37 (80.43%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 20 (43.48%) DNS
4 20 (43.48%) VMware
5 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
6 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (34.78%) Skype for Business
8 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (30.43%) SCOM
9 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
10 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
11 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
12 10 (21.74%) VBScript
13 9 (19.57%) High Availability
13 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
14 8 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
14 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (17.39%) CRM
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
15 7 (15.22%) PKI
15 7 (15.22%) SCCM
15 7 (15.22%) Office 365
16 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (13.04%) ITIL
17 5 (10.87%) DHCP

Active Directory Specialist 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 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (34.78%) Skype for Business
3 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
5 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (4.35%) IIS
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) DNS
2 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) SAN
4 2 (4.35%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.17%) Intranet
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (10.87%) Law
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
1 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) PKI
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.35%) FMCG
2 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) High Availability
2 8 (17.39%) CRM
3 6 (13.04%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Change Management
6 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.35%) Data Management
6 2 (4.35%) Information Security
6 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.35%) Server Building
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
7 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.74%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 46 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) SCOM
2 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 7 (15.22%) SCCM
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) VMware
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
3 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.35%) CA
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (4.35%) Infoblox
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) Sun
5 1 (2.17%) CommVault
5 1 (2.17%) EMC
5 1 (2.17%) Finjan
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle
Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum
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