Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 37 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 183 176 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 7.28% 6.06% 6.53%
As % of the System Software category 53.35% 49.16% 65.40%
Number of salaries quoted 165 162 167
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,300
90th Percentile £48,250 £62,375 £50,750
South East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% -

Active Directory is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 343 358 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.64% 12.32% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 278 317 260
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.65% -2.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £62,150 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Buckinghamshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +3 89 £37,500 +13.64% 27
High Wycombe -1 43 £27,500 +10.00% 14
Gerrards Cross +17 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Chesham -1 5 £22,500 -31.82%
Aylesbury +11 4 £33,000 +20.00% 5
Buckingham +1 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Newport Pagnell - 3 £22,000 - 1
Princes Risborough - 3 £35,000 -
Marlow +8 1 - - 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 152 (83.06%) Windows
2 98 (53.55%) Windows Server
3 95 (51.91%) Microsoft
4 58 (31.69%) Office 365
5 54 (29.51%) VMware
6 48 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
6 48 (26.23%) ITIL
7 47 (25.68%) Firewall
8 44 (24.04%) SQL
8 44 (24.04%) SQL Server
9 34 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
10 33 (18.03%) DNS
11 32 (17.49%) Hyper-V
11 32 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 31 (16.94%) Citrix
12 31 (16.94%) MS Exchange
13 29 (15.85%) Windows 10
13 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
14 28 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
15 27 (14.75%) Windows 7
15 27 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 26 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
17 24 (13.11%) SharePoint
18 23 (12.57%) Linux
18 23 (12.57%) Cisco
19 22 (12.02%) WAN
19 22 (12.02%) DHCP
19 22 (12.02%) MCSE
19 22 (12.02%) LAN
20 20 (10.93%) TCP/IP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 31 (16.94%) MS Exchange
2 24 (13.11%) SharePoint
3 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (4.92%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.28%) IIS
6 5 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.09%) Confluence
9 1 (0.55%) SAS
9 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 48 (26.23%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.09%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.69%) Office 365
2 34 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.19%) IaaS
4 4 (2.19%) Mimecast
4 4 (2.19%) PaaS
5 3 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.09%) SaaS
7 1 (0.55%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.68%) Firewall
2 33 (18.03%) DNS
3 22 (12.02%) DHCP
3 22 (12.02%) LAN
3 22 (12.02%) WAN
4 20 (10.93%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.38%) VoIP
6 17 (9.29%) VPN
7 10 (5.46%) SAN
8 9 (4.92%) IPsec
8 9 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (3.83%) MPLS
9 7 (3.83%) NAS
10 5 (2.73%) NetScaler
10 5 (2.73%) PPTP
10 5 (2.73%) Skype
11 4 (2.19%) Kerberos
11 4 (2.19%) SNMP
12 2 (1.09%) SSL
12 2 (1.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.09%) Power BI
7 1 (0.55%) DB2
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (7.10%) Finance
2 5 (2.73%) Automotive
3 3 (1.64%) Advertising
4 2 (1.09%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.55%) French Language
5 1 (0.55%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Legal
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.60%) Analyst
2 39 (21.31%) IT Support
3 34 (18.58%) Support Analyst
4 31 (16.94%) IT Analyst
5 27 (14.75%) IT Support Analyst
6 24 (13.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (10.38%) Support Engineer
8 18 (9.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (7.65%) Infrastructure Support
10 13 (7.10%) 1st Line Support
11 12 (6.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (6.01%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (5.46%) Administrator
13 10 (5.46%) DBA
13 10 (5.46%) Exchange Engineer
13 10 (5.46%) Exchange Support
14 9 (4.92%) IT Engineer
14 9 (4.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.83%) LDAP
2 6 (3.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.28%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.19%) HTML
4 2 (1.09%) COM
5 1 (0.55%) CSS
5 1 (0.55%) MEAN Stack
5 1 (0.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (4.37%) Data Centre
1 8 (4.37%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (3.83%) Replication
3 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.73%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.73%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.19%) PKI
5 3 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.64%) Clustering
5 3 (1.64%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.09%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 152 (83.06%) Windows
2 98 (53.55%) Windows Server
3 29 (15.85%) Windows 10
3 29 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (14.75%) Windows 7
5 26 (14.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (12.57%) Linux
7 10 (5.46%) Windows 8
8 5 (2.73%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 3 (1.64%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.09%) Android
10 2 (1.09%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.55%) Solaris
11 1 (0.55%) Unix
11 1 (0.55%) VMS
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.23%) ITIL
2 32 (17.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (10.38%) Migration
4 16 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (7.65%) Service Delivery
6 13 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (6.56%) High Availability
8 10 (5.46%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (5.46%) Process Improvement
9 7 (3.83%) Presales
9 7 (3.83%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.28%) Database Mirroring
10 6 (3.28%) System Testing
11 5 (2.73%) Incident Management
11 5 (2.73%) Project Management
12 4 (2.19%) Change Management
12 4 (2.19%) Information Security
12 4 (2.19%) Mentoring
12 4 (2.19%) Network Management
12 4 (2.19%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.04%) SQL
2 18 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.83%) C#
4 4 (2.19%) VBA
5 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (12.02%) MCSE
3 18 (9.84%) MCSA
4 14 (7.65%) CCA
4 14 (7.65%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (6.01%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.92%) CCNA
6 9 (4.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (3.83%) MCITP
8 6 (3.28%) MCTS
9 5 (2.73%) Degree
10 4 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.64%) CCNP
11 3 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.64%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.09%) MCP
12 2 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.64%) GDPR
3 2 (1.09%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) QA
4 1 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (17.49%) Hyper-V
2 28 (15.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.28%) XenApp
3 6 (3.28%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.73%) Terminal Services
4 5 (2.73%) XenServer
5 4 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.64%) Docker
7 2 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.09%) pfSense
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.65%) SCCM
2 7 (3.83%) Single Sign-On
3 6 (3.28%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.73%) XenMobile
5 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (1.64%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.64%) WSUS
6 2 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.09%) SCOM
6 2 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.55%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.55%) IBM BigFix
7 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.55%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 95 (51.91%) Microsoft
2 54 (29.51%) VMware
3 31 (16.94%) Citrix
4 23 (12.57%) Cisco
5 12 (6.56%) HP
6 8 (4.37%) Remedy
7 6 (3.28%) Symantec
8 5 (2.73%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.73%) Ivanti
8 5 (2.73%) Veeam
9 4 (2.19%) Apple
10 3 (1.64%) F5
10 3 (1.64%) Juniper
10 3 (1.64%) McAfee
10 3 (1.64%) NEC
10 3 (1.64%) NETGEAR
10 3 (1.64%) Veritas
11 2 (1.09%) EqualLogic
11 2 (1.09%) RightFax
11 2 (1.09%) SolarWinds