Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 70 55
Rank change year-on-year -25 -15 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 101 95 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.95% 3.83% 4.81%
As % of the System Software category 26.93% 27.78% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 74 80 110
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £19,000 £24,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,750 £48,875
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £29,500 £34,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year -13.24% +10.57% -18.00%

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 375 342 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.95% 13.80% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 224 278 235
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,375 £26,750 £22,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,625 £58,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +15.38% +4.00%

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 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 94 (93.07%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) VMware
3 45 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
4 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
5 42 (41.58%) Linux
6 38 (37.62%) Firewall
7 36 (35.64%) DNS
7 36 (35.64%) PowerShell
8 35 (34.65%) Cisco
9 34 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 32 (31.68%) Citrix
11 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
12 30 (29.70%) DevOps
12 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
12 30 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (29.70%) Configuration Management
13 29 (28.71%) Amazon AWS
13 29 (28.71%) vSphere
13 29 (28.71%) Linux Command Line
14 28 (27.72%) Public Cloud
14 28 (27.72%) Python
15 27 (26.73%) Unix
15 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
15 27 (26.73%) Middleware
15 27 (26.73%) BMC
15 27 (26.73%) Ruby
15 27 (26.73%) Fortinet
15 27 (26.73%) Load Balancing
15 27 (26.73%) WorldPay

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 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
1 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.98%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (28.71%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (16.83%) Office 365
4 3 (2.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) IaaS
4 3 (2.97%) PaaS
4 3 (2.97%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (37.62%) Firewall
2 36 (35.64%) DNS
3 7 (6.93%) WAN
4 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 3 (2.97%) Skype
5 2 (1.98%) Kerberos
5 2 (1.98%) LAN
5 2 (1.98%) SMS
5 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.99%) DMZ
6 1 (0.99%) FTP
6 1 (0.99%) SMTP
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.99%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.99%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (0.99%) GIS
3 1 (0.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.97%) Subversion
4 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (19.80%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (18.81%) Server Engineer
3 18 (17.82%) Analyst
4 17 (16.83%) Automation Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) SCCM Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Windows Server Engineer
5 12 (11.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) Automation Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) IT Support
8 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support
9 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.96%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.73%) Middleware
2 4 (3.96%) .NET
3 3 (2.97%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.97%) LDAP
4 1 (0.99%) JSON
4 1 (0.99%) LINQ
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
4 1 (0.99%) WPF
4 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (44.55%) Data Centre
2 29 (28.71%) Linux Command Line
3 28 (27.72%) Public Cloud
4 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.99%) Clustering
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 94 (93.07%) Windows
2 42 (41.58%) Linux
3 31 (30.69%) Windows Server
4 27 (26.73%) Unix
5 23 (22.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (9.90%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.98%) Android
9 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.98%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.99%) CentOS
10 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.70%) Configuration Management
1 30 (29.70%) Continuous Integration
1 30 (29.70%) DevOps
1 30 (29.70%) Test Automation
2 27 (26.73%) Continuous Deployment
2 27 (26.73%) Load Balancing
3 22 (21.78%) ITIL
4 17 (16.83%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (16.83%) Service Management
5 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
7 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (6.93%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.93%) Strategic Thinking
9 6 (5.94%) Line Management
9 6 (5.94%) Mentoring
10 5 (4.95%) Proactive Monitoring
11 4 (3.96%) Analytics
11 4 (3.96%) Break/Fix
11 4 (3.96%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 36 (35.64%) PowerShell
2 28 (27.72%) Python
3 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
3 27 (26.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (26.73%) Ruby
4 2 (1.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.99%) C#
5 1 (0.99%) Java
5 1 (0.99%) Perl
5 1 (0.99%) PHP
5 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (18.81%) MCITP
3 18 (17.82%) Degree
4 7 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.95%) CCNA
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.95%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.98%) CISSP
7 2 (1.98%) MCSE
8 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (14.85%) SLA
2 7 (6.93%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (28.71%) vSphere
3 27 (26.73%) Virtual Desktop
3 27 (26.73%) Virtual Servers
4 20 (19.80%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.98%) BitLocker
5 2 (1.98%) KVM
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) XenServer
6 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (26.73%) Ansible
1 27 (26.73%) vCenter Server
1 27 (26.73%) vRealize
2 18 (17.82%) Puppet
2 18 (17.82%) SCCM
3 17 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (16.83%) SCOM
3 17 (16.83%) Terraform
4 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.99%) Nagios
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.99%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) VMware
2 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
3 35 (34.65%) Cisco
4 32 (31.68%) Citrix
5 27 (26.73%) AppDynamics
5 27 (26.73%) BMC
5 27 (26.73%) F5
5 27 (26.73%) Fortinet
5 27 (26.73%) Splunk
5 27 (26.73%) WorldPay
6 17 (16.83%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.96%) Bomgar
7 4 (3.96%) Snow
8 3 (2.97%) TOWER Software
9 2 (1.98%) Apple
9 2 (1.98%) Ivanti
9 2 (1.98%) NetApp
10 1 (0.99%) ESRI
10 1 (0.99%) Google
10 1 (0.99%) Veeam