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

Microsoft Active Directory
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 59 67
Rank change year-on-year -43 +8 -33
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 80 102 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.55% 4.62% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 28.07% 39.08% 36.69%
Number of salaries quoted 85 94 99
Cambridge median annual salary £27,500 £36,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.61% +16.13% -3.88%
10th Percentile £19,000 £25,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,678 £48,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year -16.67% +22.03% -15.71%

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 285 261 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.09% 11.82% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 208 238 227
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,650
90th Percentile £80,000 £57,500 £62,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 64 (80.00%) Windows
2 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (42.50%) Windows Server
4 31 (38.75%) VMware
5 19 (23.75%) Office 365
5 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
6 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
7 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (20.00%) ITIL
9 14 (17.50%) Linux
9 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (17.50%) SCCM
10 13 (16.25%) SLA
10 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
10 13 (16.25%) Degree
11 12 (15.00%) MCITP
11 12 (15.00%) Firewall
11 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
11 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (15.00%) Windows 10
12 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
13 10 (12.50%) Finance
13 10 (12.50%) DNS
13 10 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (12.50%) SCOM
14 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (11.25%) Citrix
15 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
15 8 (10.00%) Retail

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 12 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (16.25%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.00%) IaaS
3 4 (5.00%) PaaS
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Firewall
2 10 (12.50%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) VPN
4 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.75%) DHCP
5 3 (3.75%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
5 3 (3.75%) SSL
5 3 (3.75%) VoIP
6 2 (2.50%) BGP
6 2 (2.50%) IPsec
6 2 (2.50%) Skype
6 2 (2.50%) WAN
6 2 (2.50%) Wireless
7 1 (1.25%) Broadband
7 1 (1.25%) FTP
7 1 (1.25%) SMS
7 1 (1.25%) VLAN
7 1 (1.25%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (1.25%) GIS
2 1 (1.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 8 (10.00%) Retail
3 6 (7.50%) Banking
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.75%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Server Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (13.75%) IT Support
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) SCCM Engineer
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 8 (10.00%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.75%) IT Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Information Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
2 1 (1.25%) JSON
2 1 (1.25%) LINQ
2 1 (1.25%) WPF
2 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (80.00%) Windows
2 34 (42.50%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (17.50%) Linux
5 12 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 11 (13.75%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Android
9 1 (1.25%) CentOS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Unix
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (8.75%) Information Security
4 7 (8.75%) Network Architecture
5 5 (6.25%) Data Encryption
5 5 (6.25%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (6.25%) Forensic Analysis
5 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (6.25%) Migration
5 5 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 5 (6.25%) Security Operations
5 5 (6.25%) Threat Intelligence
6 4 (5.00%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (3.75%) CAD
7 3 (3.75%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) C#
2 1 (1.25%) Java
2 1 (1.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) PHP
2 1 (1.25%) Python
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.25%) Degree
3 12 (15.00%) MCITP
4 7 (8.75%) CISSP
4 7 (8.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.25%) CISM
5 5 (6.25%) SSCP
6 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.75%) MCSE
8 1 (1.25%) CCNA
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.25%) LPIC
8 1 (1.25%) MCP
8 1 (1.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.25%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 18 (22.50%) Hyper-V
2 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (2.50%) KVM
4 2 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.50%) XenServer
5 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) SCCM
2 10 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) Nagios
3 1 (1.25%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) VMware
3 9 (11.25%) Citrix
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco
5 4 (5.00%) Bomgar
5 4 (5.00%) Snow
6 3 (3.75%) WatchGuard
7 2 (2.50%) Apple
7 2 (2.50%) NetApp
7 2 (2.50%) Veeam
8 1 (1.25%) ESRI
8 1 (1.25%) Google
8 1 (1.25%) Ivanti