Period
to 20 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 109 53
Rank change year-on-year +58 -56 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 104 70 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.02% 2.25% 5.02%
As % of the System Software category 31.42% 22.95% 40.21%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 109
Cambridge median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -23.61% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,309 £18,900 £22,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £39,250 £46,900
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £33,000 £27,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.10% -22.14% -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 331 305 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.97% 9.82% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 252 242 247
Cambridge median annual salary £52,790 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.58% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,300 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £56,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +18.75% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Cambridge

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridge over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 61 (58.65%) Microsoft
3 51 (49.04%) Firewall
4 42 (40.38%) SQL Server
5 34 (32.69%) SQL
5 34 (32.69%) TCP/IP
5 34 (32.69%) DNS
5 34 (32.69%) VMware
6 31 (29.81%) MS Exchange
7 30 (28.85%) WAN
8 27 (25.96%) LAN
8 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
8 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (22.12%) Linux
10 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
10 22 (21.15%) Degree
10 22 (21.15%) Windows 10
11 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
11 21 (20.19%) Office 365
11 21 (20.19%) VPN
12 19 (18.27%) CRM
13 18 (17.31%) Project Management
13 18 (17.31%) ITIL
13 18 (17.31%) High Availability
13 18 (17.31%) Veeam
14 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
14 17 (16.35%) DHCP
14 17 (16.35%) Salesforce.com
14 17 (16.35%) Wireless

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (29.81%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.54%) IIS
3 7 (6.73%) Office Communications Server
3 7 (6.73%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.77%) Apache Pig
4 6 (5.77%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.77%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.77%) SAS
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.85%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.96%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.19%) Office 365
2 12 (11.54%) SaaS
3 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (8.65%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.88%) G Suite
6 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.96%) IaaS
6 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (49.04%) Firewall
2 34 (32.69%) DNS
2 34 (32.69%) TCP/IP
3 30 (28.85%) WAN
4 27 (25.96%) LAN
5 21 (20.19%) VPN
6 17 (16.35%) DHCP
6 17 (16.35%) Wireless
7 14 (13.46%) BGP
8 10 (9.62%) VLAN
9 9 (8.65%) Internet
10 8 (7.69%) Ethernet
10 8 (7.69%) IP Telephony
10 8 (7.69%) SSL
11 7 (6.73%) DMZ
11 7 (6.73%) Intranet
12 6 (5.77%) Kerberos
13 4 (3.85%) VoIP
14 3 (2.88%) Network Security
15 2 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (5.77%) Apache Hive
3 6 (5.77%) Apache Zeppelin
3 6 (5.77%) HBase
3 6 (5.77%) Power BI
3 6 (5.77%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.92%) Big Data
4 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (10.58%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.62%) Back Office
4 7 (6.73%) Publishing
5 6 (5.77%) Retail
6 4 (3.85%) Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) IT Support
2 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
3 15 (14.42%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (14.42%) Windows Engineer
4 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) IT Manager
6 11 (10.58%) Network Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Active Directory Support
7 10 (9.62%) Administrator
7 10 (9.62%) Analyst
7 10 (9.62%) Desktop Support
7 10 (9.62%) IT Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 10 (9.62%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (8.65%) Cloud Engineer
8 9 (8.65%) IT Analyst
8 9 (8.65%) IT Technician
8 9 (8.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) LDAP
2 7 (6.73%) .NET
3 6 (5.77%) Kafka
3 6 (5.77%) SparkR
4 5 (4.81%) Web Services
5 3 (2.88%) CSS
6 2 (1.92%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 7 (6.73%) Life Science
4 5 (4.81%) Apple TV
4 5 (4.81%) iPhone
4 5 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 85 (81.73%) Windows
2 27 (25.96%) Windows Server
3 23 (22.12%) Linux
3 23 (22.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (21.15%) Windows 10
5 15 (14.42%) Windows 7
6 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (9.62%) Mac OS X
8 9 (8.65%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.77%) Unix
9 6 (5.77%) VMS
10 5 (4.81%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.92%) Android
12 2 (1.92%) CentOS
13 1 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (18.27%) CRM
3 18 (17.31%) High Availability
3 18 (17.31%) ITIL
3 18 (17.31%) Project Management
4 17 (16.35%) IT Strategy
5 13 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
6 11 (10.58%) Change Management
6 11 (10.58%) ERP
6 11 (10.58%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.58%) Supplier Management
7 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
7 10 (9.62%) Software Engineering
8 9 (8.65%) Configuration Management
8 9 (8.65%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.65%) Server Management
9 8 (7.69%) Identity Management
9 8 (7.69%) Requirements Management
9 8 (7.69%) Ticket Management
9 8 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.69%) SQL
2 21 (20.19%) PowerShell
3 11 (10.58%) Python
4 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 13 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
3 11 (10.58%) MCP
4 9 (8.65%) MCSE
5 8 (7.69%) A+ Certification
5 8 (7.69%) ACDT
5 8 (7.69%) ACHDS
5 8 (7.69%) ACTC
5 8 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (7.69%) MCDST
5 8 (7.69%) MCSA
5 8 (7.69%) MCSM
6 6 (5.77%) CCNA
7 4 (3.85%) MCITP
8 3 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.96%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.58%) SLA
2 5 (4.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.15%) Hyper-V
2 8 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.73%) Terminal Services
4 6 (5.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 6 (5.77%) HDFS
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) Firmware
6 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.96%) Docker
7 1 (0.96%) KVM
7 1 (0.96%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.96%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Xen
7 1 (0.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 7 (6.73%) FortiGate
3 6 (5.77%) Ambari
3 6 (5.77%) Hadoop YARN
3 6 (5.77%) Oozie
4 3 (2.88%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.92%) SCCM
5 2 (1.92%) SCOM
5 2 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.96%) Ansible
6 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.96%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 61 (58.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.69%) VMware
3 18 (17.31%) Veeam
4 17 (16.35%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (15.38%) Apple
5 16 (15.38%) HP
6 13 (12.50%) Cisco
7 11 (10.58%) Citrix
8 8 (7.69%) Dell
8 8 (7.69%) Mitel
8 8 (7.69%) ProCurve
8 8 (7.69%) WatchGuard
9 7 (6.73%) Meru Networks
10 6 (5.77%) Oracle
10 6 (5.77%) SAP
11 5 (4.81%) Google
11 5 (4.81%) Samsung
12 4 (3.85%) SonicWALL
13 3 (2.88%) Fortinet
13 3 (2.88%) Sophos