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 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 52 32
Rank change year-on-year -21 -20  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 47 64 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.42% 4.60% 7.14%
As % of the System Software category 19.67% 46.38% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 48 99
Median salary £33,750 £32,750 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.05% -5.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 239 138 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 17.39% 9.92% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 190 110 169
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,564
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 69 (73.40%) Windows
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.87%) VMware
3 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
4 37 (39.36%) Linux
5 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (30.85%) MS Exchange
6 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (27.66%) Firewall
8 25 (26.60%) SQL
9 24 (25.53%) DNS
9 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
10 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
10 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (23.40%) Windows 10
10 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 22 (23.40%) ITIL
11 21 (22.34%) Cisco
11 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
12 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
13 19 (20.21%) DHCP
14 18 (19.15%) MCSE
15 14 (14.89%) Windows 8
16 13 (13.83%) MCSA
16 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
16 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
17 12 (12.77%) Office 365
17 12 (12.77%) SAN
18 11 (11.70%) LAN

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 29 (30.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (11.70%) IIS
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (8.51%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.26%) Apache
7 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
8 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) SAP Business One
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (12.77%) Office 365
3 5 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (27.66%) Firewall
2 24 (25.53%) DNS
3 19 (20.21%) DHCP
4 13 (13.83%) TCP/IP
5 12 (12.77%) SAN
6 11 (11.70%) LAN
7 7 (7.45%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.32%) LDAP
9 4 (4.26%) NAS
10 3 (3.19%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (3.19%) VoIP
10 3 (3.19%) VPN
10 3 (3.19%) WAN
10 3 (3.19%) Wireless
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
11 2 (2.13%) Internet
11 2 (2.13%) VLAN
11 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.06%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) IT Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Analyst
5 13 (13.83%) IT Support
5 13 (13.83%) Server Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (8.51%) IT Technician
8 8 (8.51%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Junior
9 7 (7.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Windows Server Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior IT Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) .NET
1 1 (1.06%) CSS
1 1 (1.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.38%) iPhone
3 5 (5.32%) PDA
4 3 (3.19%) HP Storage
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.06%) iPad
6 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.06%) Replication
6 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 44 (46.81%) Windows Server
3 37 (39.36%) Linux
4 31 (32.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (23.40%) Windows 10
6 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
8 14 (14.89%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.51%) Solaris
10 6 (6.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.26%) Unix
12 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
12 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.13%) Ubuntu
14 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) ITIL
2 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 5 (5.32%) Line Management
5 5 (5.32%) Project Management
5 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.32%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (4.26%) Network Management
6 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.19%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
7 3 (3.19%) Service Management
7 3 (3.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.13%) CRM
8 2 (2.13%) Information Security
8 2 (2.13%) IT Strategy
8 2 (2.13%) Software Audit
8 2 (2.13%) Software Deployment
9 1 (1.06%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.60%) SQL
2 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.06%) Python
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (19.15%) MCSE
3 13 (13.83%) MCSA
4 7 (7.45%) Degree
4 7 (7.45%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.32%) LPIC
5 5 (5.32%) RHCE
6 4 (4.26%) CCNA
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.19%) CCNP
7 3 (3.19%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.19%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.13%) CCA
8 2 (2.13%) CCEA
8 2 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.13%) MCITP
8 2 (2.13%) MCP
9 1 (1.06%) CEH
9 1 (1.06%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (23.40%) Hyper-V
1 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (10.64%) vSphere
3 4 (4.26%) VMware Server
3 4 (4.26%) XenApp
4 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.13%) Firmware
5 2 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) SCCM
2 5 (5.32%) Puppet
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.06%) Nessus
4 1 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (47.87%) VMware
3 21 (22.34%) Cisco
4 9 (9.57%) Veeam
5 7 (7.45%) Citrix
5 7 (7.45%) NetApp
5 7 (7.45%) Sophos
6 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle
8 4 (4.26%) HP
8 4 (4.26%) SAP
9 3 (3.19%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.13%) F5
11 1 (1.06%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.06%) AlienVault
11 1 (1.06%) Apple
11 1 (1.06%) Dell
11 1 (1.06%) EMC
11 1 (1.06%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.06%) Symantec
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