Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 94 54
Rank change year-on-year +9 -40 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 94 78 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.34% 2.90% 4.94%
As % of the System Software category 27.49% 19.80% 43.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 64 121
Cambridge median annual salary £38,500 £34,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.59% +6.15% -18.75%
10th Percentile £22,150 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £44,750 £50,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £28,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% -14.29%

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 342 394 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.14% 14.64% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 191 328 231
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £58,750
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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 88 (93.62%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) VMware
3 49 (52.13%) Firewall
4 47 (50.00%) Linux
5 45 (47.87%) DNS
5 45 (47.87%) VMware Infrastructure
6 44 (46.81%) Data Centre
7 40 (42.55%) PowerShell
8 39 (41.49%) Microsoft
9 38 (40.43%) Cisco
10 37 (39.36%) Citrix
11 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 36 (38.30%) DevOps
12 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
12 35 (37.23%) Python
12 35 (37.23%) Configuration Management
13 34 (36.17%) Linux Command Line
14 33 (35.11%) Test Automation
14 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
14 33 (35.11%) Fortinet
14 33 (35.11%) Public Cloud
15 32 (34.04%) Load Balancing
15 32 (34.04%) Bash Shell
15 32 (34.04%) Unix
16 31 (32.98%) vSphere
17 30 (31.91%) Ruby
17 30 (31.91%) WorldPay
17 30 (31.91%) AppDynamics
17 30 (31.91%) F5
17 30 (31.91%) Splunk

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 15 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.45%) IIS
3 6 (6.38%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.32%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.13%) SAS
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.26%) Acrobat
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (37.23%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (20.21%) Office 365
4 4 (4.26%) SaaS
5 3 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.06%) IaaS
6 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (52.13%) Firewall
2 45 (47.87%) DNS
3 13 (13.83%) WAN
4 12 (12.77%) DHCP
5 8 (8.51%) LAN
6 7 (7.45%) Wireless
7 5 (5.32%) VPN
8 4 (4.26%) Internet
8 4 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.26%) WebEx
8 4 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.19%) BGP
10 2 (2.13%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.13%) Network Security
10 2 (2.13%) SSL
10 2 (2.13%) VLAN
10 2 (2.13%) VoIP
11 1 (1.06%) Skype
11 1 (1.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.13%) HBase
3 2 (2.13%) Power BI
3 2 (2.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (31.91%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) Subversion
3 3 (3.19%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Front Office
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.21%) Automation Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Analyst
4 14 (14.89%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (13.83%) SCCM Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) IT Support
6 12 (12.77%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Server Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Windows Server Engineer
7 11 (11.70%) Automation Analyst
7 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (7.45%) Network Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Desktop Support
11 5 (5.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 5 (5.32%) Active Directory Support
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Support
12 4 (4.26%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.91%) Middleware
2 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.19%) Web Services
5 2 (2.13%) Kafka
5 2 (2.13%) LDAP
5 2 (2.13%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 44 (46.81%) Data Centre
2 34 (36.17%) Linux Command Line
3 33 (35.11%) Public Cloud
4 5 (5.32%) Apple TV
5 4 (4.26%) Fintech
5 4 (4.26%) iPad
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) iPhone
7 1 (1.06%) Clustering
7 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 88 (93.62%) Windows
2 47 (50.00%) Linux
3 32 (34.04%) Unix
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server
4 17 (18.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.83%) Windows 10
5 13 (13.83%) Windows 7
6 6 (6.38%) Apple iOS
7 5 (5.32%) Mac OS X
8 4 (4.26%) Mac OS
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000
8 4 (4.26%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.13%) Android
10 2 (2.13%) VMS
11 1 (1.06%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) DevOps
2 35 (37.23%) Configuration Management
3 33 (35.11%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (35.11%) Test Automation
4 32 (34.04%) Load Balancing
5 30 (31.91%) Continuous Deployment
6 23 (24.47%) ITIL
7 19 (20.21%) Service Management
8 13 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
10 9 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (7.45%) Line Management
12 7 (7.45%) Server Monitoring
13 5 (5.32%) Analytics
13 5 (5.32%) Information Security
13 5 (5.32%) Network Architecture
13 5 (5.32%) Proactive Monitoring
13 5 (5.32%) Service Delivery
13 5 (5.32%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.55%) PowerShell
2 35 (37.23%) Python
3 32 (34.04%) Bash Shell
4 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 30 (31.91%) Ruby
5 4 (4.26%) SQL
6 1 (1.06%) C#
6 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.02%) Degree
2 16 (17.02%) MCITP
3 5 (5.32%) CCNA
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.32%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (4.26%) MCP
4 4 (4.26%) MCSE
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.06%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 5 (5.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (47.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (32.98%) vSphere
3 30 (31.91%) Virtual Desktop
3 30 (31.91%) Virtual Servers
4 28 (29.79%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.32%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (2.13%) HDFS
6 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) Ansible
1 30 (31.91%) vCenter Server
1 30 (31.91%) vRealize
2 21 (22.34%) Puppet
3 19 (20.21%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (20.21%) Terraform
4 13 (13.83%) SCCM
4 13 (13.83%) SCOM
5 6 (6.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
7 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (4.26%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (2.13%) Ambari
8 2 (2.13%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (2.13%) Oozie
9 1 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) VMware
2 39 (41.49%) Microsoft
3 38 (40.43%) Cisco
4 37 (39.36%) Citrix
5 33 (35.11%) Fortinet
6 30 (31.91%) AppDynamics
6 30 (31.91%) BMC
6 30 (31.91%) F5
6 30 (31.91%) Splunk
6 30 (31.91%) WorldPay
7 23 (24.47%) ServiceNow
8 9 (9.57%) HP
9 6 (6.38%) Apple
9 6 (6.38%) Dell
10 5 (5.32%) Meru Networks
10 5 (5.32%) Sophos
11 4 (4.26%) Bomgar
11 4 (4.26%) MobileIron
11 4 (4.26%) Peregrine
11 4 (4.26%) Remedy