Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 109 49
Rank change year-on-year +50 -60 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 102 63 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.22% 2.38% 5.55%
As % of the System Software category 31.97% 19.81% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 49 53 126
Cambridge median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £21,400 £19,550 £20,250
90th Percentile £48,160 £43,250 £46,900
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00% -1.41%

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 319 318 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.20% 11.99% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 184 264 258
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +36.65% +0.63%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,825 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £57,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 90 (88.24%) Windows
2 50 (49.02%) Firewall
3 45 (44.12%) DNS
4 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 42 (41.18%) Linux
5 39 (38.24%) VMware
6 32 (31.37%) Cisco
7 31 (30.39%) Hyper-V
8 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
8 29 (28.43%) Citrix
9 28 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
10 26 (25.49%) ITIL
10 26 (25.49%) Python
10 26 (25.49%) Data Centre
10 26 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 25 (24.51%) Load Balancing
12 24 (23.53%) Configuration Management
12 24 (23.53%) Public Cloud
13 23 (22.55%) Unix
13 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
14 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 22 (21.57%) Degree
14 22 (21.57%) Office 365
14 22 (21.57%) DevOps
14 22 (21.57%) Linux Command Line
15 21 (20.59%) Fortinet
16 20 (19.61%) Bash Shell
16 20 (19.61%) Windows 7

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 23 (22.55%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.75%) IIS
3 9 (8.82%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.84%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (4.90%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.90%) Apache Solr
5 5 (4.90%) Apache Spark
5 5 (4.90%) SAS
6 4 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.92%) Acrobat
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (25.49%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (21.57%) Office 365
4 7 (6.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.98%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.98%) IaaS
5 1 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (49.02%) Firewall
2 45 (44.12%) DNS
3 19 (18.63%) DHCP
3 19 (18.63%) Wireless
4 17 (16.67%) WAN
5 16 (15.69%) TCP/IP
6 12 (11.76%) Internet
7 10 (9.80%) LAN
8 8 (7.84%) Ethernet
9 7 (6.86%) VPN
10 6 (5.88%) SSL
11 5 (4.90%) Kerberos
11 5 (4.90%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (3.92%) WebEx
13 3 (2.94%) BGP
13 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
13 3 (2.94%) Network Security
13 3 (2.94%) VoIP
14 2 (1.96%) VLAN
14 2 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.90%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.90%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (4.90%) HBase
3 5 (4.90%) Power BI
3 5 (4.90%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (4.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (9.80%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Retail
4 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 1 (0.98%) Front Office
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) IT Support
3 13 (12.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.75%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Analyst
4 12 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (9.80%) Network Engineer
5 10 (9.80%) Server Engineer
6 9 (8.82%) Active Directory Support
6 9 (8.82%) Desktop Support
6 9 (8.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Administrator
7 8 (7.84%) Team Leader
8 7 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) SCCM Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) Middleware
2 8 (7.84%) LDAP
3 7 (6.86%) .NET
4 6 (5.88%) CSS
4 6 (5.88%) Web Services
5 5 (4.90%) Kafka
5 5 (4.90%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 24 (23.53%) Public Cloud
3 22 (21.57%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (13.73%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.84%) Client/Server
6 6 (5.88%) Apple TV
7 5 (4.90%) iPhone
8 4 (3.92%) Fintech
8 4 (3.92%) iPad
9 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.98%) Clustering
10 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 90 (88.24%) Windows
2 42 (41.18%) Linux
3 23 (22.55%) Unix
4 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
5 18 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
8 10 (9.80%) Apple iOS
8 10 (9.80%) Mac OS X
9 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.88%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.90%) VMS
11 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
12 4 (3.92%) Windows 2000
12 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.96%) Android
14 2 (1.96%) CentOS
15 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 26 (25.49%) ITIL
2 25 (24.51%) Load Balancing
3 24 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 22 (21.57%) DevOps
5 18 (17.65%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 14 (13.73%) Change Management
6 14 (13.73%) Service Management
7 13 (12.75%) Server Monitoring
8 9 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 9 (8.82%) Server Management
9 8 (7.84%) Identity Management
9 8 (7.84%) Network Architecture
9 8 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.84%) Requirements Management
9 8 (7.84%) Strategic Thinking
9 8 (7.84%) Ticket Management
9 8 (7.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.43%) PowerShell
2 26 (25.49%) Python
3 20 (19.61%) Bash Shell
4 18 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.65%) Ruby
5 7 (6.86%) SQL
6 2 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (21.57%) Degree
1 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (15.69%) Network+ Certification
3 14 (13.73%) MCP
4 12 (11.76%) MCSE
5 10 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.80%) MCITP
6 8 (7.84%) A+ Certification
6 8 (7.84%) ACDT
6 8 (7.84%) ACHDS
6 8 (7.84%) ACTC
6 8 (7.84%) CCNA
6 8 (7.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (7.84%) MCDST
6 8 (7.84%) MCSA
6 8 (7.84%) MCSM
7 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.67%) SLA
2 8 (7.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (30.39%) Hyper-V
2 28 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.63%) vSphere
4 18 (17.65%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (17.65%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (7.84%) Terminal Services
6 6 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (4.90%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (4.90%) HDFS
8 2 (1.96%) Firmware
8 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.96%) XenApp
9 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.65%) Ansible
1 18 (17.65%) Puppet
1 18 (17.65%) vCenter Server
1 18 (17.65%) vRealize
2 12 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (11.76%) Terraform
3 8 (7.84%) FortiGate
4 7 (6.86%) SCCM
4 7 (6.86%) SCOM
5 5 (4.90%) Ambari
5 5 (4.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (4.90%) Oozie
5 5 (4.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (3.92%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (2.94%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 39 (38.24%) VMware
3 32 (31.37%) Cisco
4 29 (28.43%) Citrix
5 21 (20.59%) Fortinet
6 18 (17.65%) AppDynamics
6 18 (17.65%) Apple
6 18 (17.65%) BMC
6 18 (17.65%) F5
6 18 (17.65%) Splunk
6 18 (17.65%) WorldPay
7 16 (15.69%) ServiceNow
8 15 (14.71%) HP
9 9 (8.82%) Dell
10 8 (7.84%) Meru Networks
11 6 (5.88%) Bomgar
12 5 (4.90%) Oracle
12 5 (4.90%) Samsung
12 5 (4.90%) SAP
12 5 (4.90%) Sophos