Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 109 61
Rank change year-on-year +49 -48 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 91 76 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 4.47% 2.31% 4.58%
As % of the System Software category 28.98% 23.82% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 73 78 93
Cambridge median annual salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,800 £19,000 £23,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £46,720
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £34,000 £29,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +17.24% -19.44% +20.00%

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 314 319 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 15.41% 9.70% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 258 223 254
Cambridge median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,425
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +15.14% +8.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,125 £80,000 £60,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 22 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 67 (73.63%) Windows
2 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
3 51 (56.04%) Firewall
4 37 (40.66%) VMware
5 36 (39.56%) SQL
5 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
6 34 (37.36%) TCP/IP
7 31 (34.07%) DNS
7 31 (34.07%) Windows Server
8 28 (30.77%) LAN
9 27 (29.67%) WAN
10 25 (27.47%) Linux
11 24 (26.37%) High Availability
12 23 (25.27%) CRM
12 23 (25.27%) VPN
12 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (24.18%) Office 365
14 21 (23.08%) Veeam
14 21 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 21 (23.08%) Project Management
14 21 (23.08%) IT Strategy
15 18 (19.78%) Windows 10
15 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
16 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
16 17 (18.68%) ITIL
17 15 (16.48%) ERP
17 15 (16.48%) LDAP
17 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
17 15 (16.48%) PowerShell

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 21 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.89%) IIS
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Pig
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Solr
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.49%) SAS
4 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.40%) Skype for Business
4 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.30%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (24.18%) Office 365
2 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.79%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.69%) SaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.30%) G Suite
5 3 (3.30%) PaaS
5 3 (3.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.04%) Firewall
2 34 (37.36%) TCP/IP
3 31 (34.07%) DNS
4 28 (30.77%) LAN
5 27 (29.67%) WAN
6 23 (25.27%) VPN
7 13 (14.29%) BGP
7 13 (14.29%) DHCP
8 11 (12.09%) VLAN
9 10 (10.99%) Wireless
10 9 (9.89%) SSL
11 8 (8.79%) IP Telephony
12 7 (7.69%) DMZ
12 7 (7.69%) Intranet
13 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
13 6 (6.59%) Internet
14 5 (5.49%) Kerberos
14 5 (5.49%) VoIP
15 2 (2.20%) SAN
16 1 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (5.49%) HBase
3 5 (5.49%) Power BI
3 5 (5.49%) Sqoop
4 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Big Data
5 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (15.38%) Back Office
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
1 14 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.89%) Retail
3 7 (7.69%) Publishing
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) IT Support
3 14 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 14 (15.38%) Technical Manager
4 12 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (13.19%) IT Technical Manager
5 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) IT Technician
6 10 (10.99%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Administrator
7 9 (9.89%) Desktop Support
7 9 (9.89%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Support Technician
8 8 (8.79%) IT Support Technician
9 7 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (7.69%) Server Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.48%) LDAP
2 5 (5.49%) Kafka
2 5 (5.49%) SparkR
3 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 2 (2.20%) JSON
4 2 (2.20%) WAP
4 2 (2.20%) XML
5 1 (1.10%) .NET
5 1 (1.10%) HTML
5 1 (1.10%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.10%) REST
5 1 (1.10%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.79%) Life Science
3 6 (6.59%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.49%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.20%) Fintech
7 2 (2.20%) PKI
7 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.10%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.10%) Blog
8 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.10%) iPhone
8 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 67 (73.63%) Windows
2 31 (34.07%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Linux
4 18 (19.78%) Windows 10
4 18 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.09%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.59%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.49%) Apple iOS
8 5 (5.49%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.49%) Unix
8 5 (5.49%) VMS
9 4 (4.40%) Debian
10 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.20%) Android
11 2 (2.20%) CentOS
12 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) High Availability
2 23 (25.27%) CRM
2 23 (25.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (23.08%) IT Strategy
3 21 (23.08%) Project Management
4 17 (18.68%) ITIL
5 15 (16.48%) ERP
5 15 (16.48%) Service Delivery
6 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 14 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 14 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
7 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.89%) Line Management
8 8 (8.79%) Change Management
8 8 (8.79%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (8.79%) Service Management
9 7 (7.69%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) SQL
2 15 (16.48%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.59%) Python
4 4 (4.40%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.20%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.10%) Java
6 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.10%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (10.99%) Degree
2 8 (8.79%) A+ Certification
2 8 (8.79%) MCP
3 6 (6.59%) ACDT
3 6 (6.59%) ACHDS
3 6 (6.59%) ACTC
3 6 (6.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 6 (6.59%) MCDST
3 6 (6.59%) MCSA
3 6 (6.59%) MCSE
3 6 (6.59%) MCSM
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.59%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (4.40%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.40%) LPIC
5 2 (2.20%) CCNA
5 2 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) GDPR
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) Hyper-V
2 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (5.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (5.49%) Docker
4 5 (5.49%) HDFS
5 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.20%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) KVM
7 1 (1.10%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.10%) Xen
7 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) Ambari
2 5 (5.49%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (5.49%) Oozie
3 3 (3.30%) Ansible
3 3 (3.30%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.30%) Kubernetes
3 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (58.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (40.66%) VMware
3 21 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 21 (23.08%) Veeam
4 11 (12.09%) HP
5 10 (10.99%) Apple
6 9 (9.89%) Oracle
7 8 (8.79%) Mitel
7 8 (8.79%) ProCurve
7 8 (8.79%) WatchGuard
8 6 (6.59%) SonicWALL
9 5 (5.49%) Citrix
9 5 (5.49%) Google
9 5 (5.49%) SAP
10 4 (4.40%) Cisco
10 4 (4.40%) F5
10 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.30%) Dell
11 3 (3.30%) Meru Networks
12 2 (2.20%) WorldPay