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 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Specialist
UK
Rank 842 901 938
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 4 32 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.031% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 4 30 22
Median salary £37,250 £46,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.45% -19.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £41,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.25% -27.82%

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
80883 98578 103250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.35% 96.45% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67143 82699 85275
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%

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 February 2017 within the UK.

Active Directory Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 10 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 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
England +61 3 £38,500 -18.94%
London +59 1 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +44 1 £38,500 -7.22%
Scotland +18 1 £36,000 -10.00%
Hampshire +15 1 £38,500 -7.22%
Southampton +7 1 £38,500 -7.22%
Glasgow - 1 £36,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £36,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £36,000 -

Active Directory Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) PKI
4 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) CA
7 2 (18.18%) Infoblox

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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PKI
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (36.36%) High Availability
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 3 (27.27%) VBScript
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (18.18%) CA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) CyberArk
4 2 (18.18%) Infoblox
4 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
5 1 (9.09%) HP