Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 37 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 179 172 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 8.04% 5.91% 6.38%
As % of the System Software category 52.96% 50.89% 67.03%
Number of salaries quoted 158 157 153
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £62,500 £56,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,889
% change year-on-year +7.69% -4.10% -7.15%

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 338 338 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 15.19% 11.62% 9.51%
Number of salaries quoted 261 288 235
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,125 £25,250 £23,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 +18 100 £37,500 +7.14% 32
High Wycombe +11 32 £28,000 -20.00% 6
Amersham +3 6 £33,000 +13.79%
Princes Risborough - 6 £37,500 -
Aylesbury +4 5 £26,000 -5.45%
Chesham +1 4 £22,500 -31.82% 1
Marlow +2 2 £35,625 +9.62%
Bletchley - 2 - -
Buckingham - 1 - -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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.

1 153 (85.47%) Windows
2 99 (55.31%) Windows Server
3 85 (47.49%) Microsoft
4 74 (41.34%) Office 365
5 69 (38.55%) VMware
6 58 (32.40%) Firewall
7 52 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
8 48 (26.82%) ITIL
9 46 (25.70%) Hyper-V
10 44 (24.58%) DNS
11 41 (22.91%) Citrix
11 41 (22.91%) Microsoft Office
11 41 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
13 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 33 (18.44%) MCSA
15 31 (17.32%) DHCP
16 30 (16.76%) MCSE
17 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
18 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
19 27 (15.08%) Cisco
20 26 (14.53%) SQL
21 25 (13.97%) WAN
21 25 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
22 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (13.41%) TCP/IP
23 23 (12.85%) Windows 10
24 22 (12.29%) LAN
25 20 (11.17%) VPN
25 20 (11.17%) VLAN

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 28 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 18 (10.06%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.47%) IIS
6 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.23%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) JBoss
8 1 (0.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 41 (22.91%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 74 (41.34%) Office 365
2 52 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (3.91%) IaaS
5 5 (2.79%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.23%) PaaS
7 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (1.12%) SaaS
9 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Serverless
9 1 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 58 (32.40%) Firewall
2 44 (24.58%) DNS
3 31 (17.32%) DHCP
4 25 (13.97%) WAN
5 24 (13.41%) TCP/IP
6 22 (12.29%) LAN
7 20 (11.17%) VLAN
7 20 (11.17%) VPN
8 16 (8.94%) VoIP
9 14 (7.82%) Network Security
10 12 (6.70%) MPLS
11 11 (6.15%) IPsec
12 9 (5.03%) NAS
12 9 (5.03%) SAN
12 9 (5.03%) Wireless
13 6 (3.35%) BGP
13 6 (3.35%) IPv4
13 6 (3.35%) IPv6
13 6 (3.35%) OSPF
13 6 (3.35%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.23%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.12%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (3.35%) Automotive
1 6 (3.35%) Finance
2 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.12%) Advertising
3 2 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (31.84%) Analyst
2 35 (19.55%) Support Analyst
3 33 (18.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (16.76%) IT Support
5 27 (15.08%) IT Analyst
6 20 (11.17%) IT Support Analyst
7 19 (10.61%) Support Engineer
8 18 (10.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (10.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 18 (10.06%) Infrastructure Support
9 16 (8.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (7.82%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (7.82%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
12 12 (6.70%) Help Desk Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (6.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (6.15%) 1st Line Support
13 11 (6.15%) IT Manager
13 11 (6.15%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) LDAP
2 6 (3.35%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.68%) HTML
4 2 (1.12%) EDI
5 1 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.47%) Clustering
2 8 (4.47%) Driving Licence
2 8 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.35%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.35%) PKI
3 6 (3.35%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.35%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.79%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.79%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.23%) RSA SecurID
6 3 (1.68%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.12%) FMCG
7 2 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) BYOD
8 1 (0.56%) CCTV
8 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 153 (85.47%) Windows
2 99 (55.31%) Windows Server
3 35 (19.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (13.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (12.85%) Windows 10
6 17 (9.50%) Windows 7
7 15 (8.38%) Linux
8 5 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.23%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.23%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.68%) VMS
11 1 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.56%) Unix
11 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (26.82%) ITIL
2 41 (22.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (5.59%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 9 (5.03%) Migration
5 9 (5.03%) Service Delivery
6 7 (3.91%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (3.35%) Analytics
7 6 (3.35%) Compliance Management
7 6 (3.35%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (3.35%) Identity Management
7 6 (3.35%) Information Security
7 6 (3.35%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (3.35%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.35%) Low Latency
7 6 (3.35%) Presales
7 6 (3.35%) Privileged Identity Management
8 5 (2.79%) Change Management
8 5 (2.79%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.53%) SQL
2 12 (6.70%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.68%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (21.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (18.44%) MCSA
3 30 (16.76%) MCSE
4 19 (10.61%) CCA
4 19 (10.61%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (6.15%) Degree
6 9 (5.03%) CCNA
6 9 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (5.03%) MCP
7 5 (2.79%) MCITP
8 4 (2.23%) CCNP
8 4 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.68%) MCTS
10 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.56%) VCP6
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.94%) SLA
2 12 (6.70%) GDPR
3 3 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.56%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 46 (25.70%) Hyper-V
2 25 (13.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.47%) XenApp
4 7 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.79%) XenDesktop
5 5 (2.79%) XenServer
6 3 (1.68%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) SCCM
2 7 (3.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.79%) WSUS
3 5 (2.79%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.12%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.12%) vMotion
5 1 (0.56%) DameWare
5 1 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 85 (47.49%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.55%) VMware
3 41 (22.91%) Citrix
4 27 (15.08%) Cisco
5 13 (7.26%) HP
6 7 (3.91%) Ivanti
7 6 (3.35%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.35%) Palo Alto
7 6 (3.35%) Remedy
7 6 (3.35%) Veritas
8 4 (2.23%) Mitel
8 4 (2.23%) Symantec
9 3 (1.68%) Apple
9 3 (1.68%) Juniper
9 3 (1.68%) NEC
9 3 (1.68%) NETGEAR
9 3 (1.68%) Veeam
10 2 (1.12%) Dell
10 2 (1.12%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.12%) EMC