Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 51 39
Rank change year-on-year -46 -12 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 125 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.89% 4.87% 6.50%
As % of the System Software category 19.90% 43.55% 48.70%
Number of salaries quoted 63 118 217
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £44,750 £50,000 £75,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,750 £32,887 £37,500
% change year-on-year -15.62% -12.30% -

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 392 287 386
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 14.55% 11.18% 13.34%
Number of salaries quoted 325 228 294
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £58,750 £65,675
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £39,282
% change year-on-year +25.00% +1.83% +4.75%

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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 65 (83.33%) Windows
2 52 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 42 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 34 (43.59%) VMware
5 27 (34.62%) Firewall
6 24 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
8 22 (28.21%) Linux
8 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 21 (26.92%) SQL
10 20 (25.64%) Office 365
10 20 (25.64%) Hyper-V
11 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
13 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (19.23%) ITIL
14 15 (19.23%) DHCP
14 15 (19.23%) DNS
14 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
16 12 (15.38%) Citrix
16 12 (15.38%) MCSA
17 11 (14.10%) MCSE
17 11 (14.10%) IIS
18 10 (12.82%) Cisco
18 10 (12.82%) Retail
19 9 (11.54%) Veeam

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 18 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.10%) IIS
3 8 (10.26%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Apache
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Office 365
2 13 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.28%) IaaS
5 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.62%) Firewall
2 15 (19.23%) DHCP
2 15 (19.23%) DNS
3 8 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.41%) LDAP
4 5 (6.41%) VoIP
5 4 (5.13%) LAN
5 4 (5.13%) SAN
5 4 (5.13%) SSL
5 4 (5.13%) VPN
6 3 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.85%) Wireless
7 2 (2.56%) NAS
7 2 (2.56%) Network Security
7 2 (2.56%) WAN
8 1 (1.28%) BGP
8 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.28%) Skype
8 1 (1.28%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (12.82%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.41%) Banking
3 5 (6.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (23.08%) Analyst
2 17 (21.79%) IT Support
3 14 (17.95%) Infrastructure Support
3 14 (17.95%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Support Analyst
6 10 (12.82%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 8 (10.26%) IT Technician
7 8 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Server Engineer
8 7 (8.97%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Administrator
9 6 (7.69%) IT Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Support Specialist
10 5 (6.41%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) HP Storage
3 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.85%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.85%) iPhone
4 3 (3.85%) PDA
5 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 65 (83.33%) Windows
2 42 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 24 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 22 (28.21%) Linux
4 22 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (20.51%) Windows 7
6 15 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.38%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.97%) Solaris
9 3 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Android
10 2 (2.56%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.56%) Unix
11 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (6.41%) Line Management
2 5 (6.41%) Migration
2 5 (6.41%) Project Management
2 5 (6.41%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (5.13%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (3.85%) High Availability
4 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.56%) Information Security
5 2 (2.56%) IT Strategy
5 2 (2.56%) Network Management
5 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.56%) Software Audit
5 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 21 (26.92%) SQL
2 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.38%) MCSA
3 11 (14.10%) MCSE
4 5 (6.41%) LPIC
4 5 (6.41%) RHCE
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
5 4 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.85%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.56%) MCP
8 1 (1.28%) CEH
8 1 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) GDPR
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 19 (24.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.41%) Firmware
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Server
5 4 (5.13%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.28%) Nessus
2 1 (1.28%) SCCM
2 1 (1.28%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.59%) VMware
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix
4 10 (12.82%) Cisco
5 9 (11.54%) Veeam
6 7 (8.97%) Sophos
7 6 (7.69%) HP
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle
8 5 (6.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (5.13%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.85%) Pegasus
11 2 (2.56%) Apple
11 2 (2.56%) F5
11 2 (2.56%) SAP
12 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.28%) AlienVault
12 1 (1.28%) CA
12 1 (1.28%) NetApp
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