Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 50 68
Rank change year-on-year -64 +18 -34
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 114 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.39% 4.92% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 24.60% 40.00% 38.08%
Number of salaries quoted 71 107 107
Cambridge median annual salary £26,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.78% +2.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,900 £20,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,900 £45,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -21.43% +14.75% -11.59%

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 309 285 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.72% 12.30% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 233 250 232
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,650 £26,250 £25,788
90th Percentile £78,000 £57,500 £61,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%

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 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 30 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 25 (32.89%) VMware
5 21 (27.63%) Office 365
6 19 (25.00%) Firewall
7 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
8 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
9 15 (19.74%) Linux
9 15 (19.74%) Degree
9 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
10 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
11 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
12 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
12 11 (14.47%) SLA
13 10 (13.16%) Citrix
13 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
14 9 (11.84%) ITIL
14 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (11.84%) SCCM
15 8 (10.53%) VPN
15 8 (10.53%) DNS
15 8 (10.53%) Retail
16 7 (9.21%) MCITP
16 7 (9.21%) Information Security
16 7 (9.21%) CISSP
16 7 (9.21%) Network Architecture

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 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
2 4 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.26%) IaaS
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) Firewall
2 8 (10.53%) DNS
2 8 (10.53%) VPN
3 6 (7.89%) SSL
4 4 (5.26%) LAN
4 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.95%) BGP
5 3 (3.95%) DHCP
5 3 (3.95%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.95%) LDAP
5 3 (3.95%) Skype
5 3 (3.95%) VoIP
5 3 (3.95%) WAN
5 3 (3.95%) Wireless
6 2 (2.63%) IPsec
7 1 (1.32%) Broadband
7 1 (1.32%) FTP
7 1 (1.32%) Network Security
7 1 (1.32%) VLAN
7 1 (1.32%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.32%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (10.53%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.58%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 16 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) IT Support
4 11 (14.47%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) IT Engineer
5 9 (11.84%) Support Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 8 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 8 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 8 (10.53%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.58%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (6.58%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Information Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 6 (7.89%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 30 (39.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (22.37%) Windows 10
4 15 (19.74%) Linux
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.63%) Android
7 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.63%) Unix
7 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.32%) CentOS
8 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) Service Delivery
2 9 (11.84%) ITIL
3 7 (9.21%) Information Security
3 7 (9.21%) Network Architecture
4 5 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (6.58%) Data Encryption
4 5 (6.58%) Data Loss Prevention
4 5 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (6.58%) Forensic Analysis
4 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.58%) Mentoring
4 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (6.58%) Risk Management
4 5 (6.58%) Security Operations
4 5 (6.58%) Threat Intelligence
5 4 (5.26%) Break/Fix
6 3 (3.95%) CAD
6 3 (3.95%) CAE
6 3 (3.95%) Migration
6 3 (3.95%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.32%) C
2 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (9.21%) CISSP
3 7 (9.21%) MCITP
4 6 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.58%) CISM
5 5 (6.58%) SSCP
6 3 (3.95%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) CCNA
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) LPIC
8 1 (1.32%) MCP
8 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.74%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.26%) vSphere
4 3 (3.95%) VMware Server
5 2 (2.63%) KVM
5 2 (2.63%) XenServer
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCCM
2 5 (6.58%) SCOM
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) Puppet
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 36 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 25 (32.89%) VMware
3 10 (13.16%) Citrix
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco
4 6 (7.89%) WatchGuard
5 4 (5.26%) Apple
5 4 (5.26%) Bomgar
5 4 (5.26%) Snow
6 2 (2.63%) Veeam
7 1 (1.32%) ESRI
7 1 (1.32%) Google