Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 58 43
Rank change year-on-year +17 -15 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 198 208 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.41% 4.83% 6.09%
As % of the System Software category 37.64% 37.82% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 140 180 186
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -21.43% +12.90%
10th Percentile £20,438 £19,000 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £43,750 £46,375
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 526 550 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.03% 12.77% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 384 442 348
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -
10th Percentile £25,650 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +13.33%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Cambridgeshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +57 104 £34,500 +32.69% 10
Peterborough -20 71 £27,500 +1.85% 7
Huntingdon -4 10 £36,250 +20.83% 3
Ely - 4 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 158 (79.80%) Windows
2 108 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 102 (51.52%) VMware
4 72 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 58 (29.29%) Firewall
7 56 (28.28%) SQL Server
8 52 (26.26%) MS Exchange
8 52 (26.26%) WAN
8 52 (26.26%) Office 365
9 51 (25.76%) PowerShell
9 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 50 (25.25%) DNS
11 49 (24.75%) LAN
12 45 (22.73%) TCP/IP
12 45 (22.73%) Linux
13 42 (21.21%) SQL
14 41 (20.71%) VPN
15 38 (19.19%) Hyper-V
16 37 (18.69%) Retail
16 37 (18.69%) SLA
17 34 (17.17%) Project Management
18 33 (16.67%) DHCP
18 33 (16.67%) Veeam
18 33 (16.67%) SCCM
19 32 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
19 32 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 31 (15.66%) Citrix
21 29 (14.65%) ITIL
21 29 (14.65%) CRM

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 52 (26.26%) MS Exchange
2 23 (11.62%) SharePoint
3 19 (9.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (8.59%) IIS
6 16 (8.08%) Skype for Business
7 5 (2.53%) Apache
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Pig
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.53%) Apache Spark
7 5 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (2.53%) SAS
8 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.51%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 52 (26.26%) Office 365
2 32 (16.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (6.06%) SaaS
5 6 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.53%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.02%) G Suite
8 3 (1.52%) IaaS
9 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (29.29%) Firewall
2 52 (26.26%) WAN
3 50 (25.25%) DNS
4 49 (24.75%) LAN
5 45 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 41 (20.71%) VPN
7 33 (16.67%) DHCP
8 24 (12.12%) Wireless
9 21 (10.61%) SAN
10 20 (10.10%) VLAN
11 17 (8.59%) BGP
11 17 (8.59%) SSL
12 11 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
13 10 (5.05%) Kerberos
14 8 (4.04%) DMZ
14 8 (4.04%) Ethernet
14 8 (4.04%) Internet
14 8 (4.04%) IP Telephony
14 8 (4.04%) Network Security
15 7 (3.54%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.54%) Hadoop
3 5 (2.53%) Apache Hive
3 5 (2.53%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (2.53%) HBase
3 5 (2.53%) MySQL
3 5 (2.53%) Power BI
3 5 (2.53%) Sqoop
4 2 (1.01%) Big Data
4 2 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
General
1 37 (18.69%) Retail
2 25 (12.63%) Finance
3 17 (8.59%) Telecoms
4 14 (7.07%) Back Office
5 7 (3.54%) Publishing
6 6 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) German Language
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (34.85%) Analyst
2 31 (15.66%) Support Engineer
3 26 (13.13%) IT Support
4 22 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (10.10%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.59%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.08%) Technical Analyst
8 15 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.07%) Administrator
9 14 (7.07%) IT Manager
9 14 (7.07%) Solutions Analyst
10 13 (6.57%) Junior
10 13 (6.57%) Junior Analyst
10 13 (6.57%) Technical Manager
10 13 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (6.57%) Windows Support Engineer
11 12 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 12 (6.06%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (6.06%) Service Analyst
11 12 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.08%) .NET
1 16 (8.08%) LDAP
2 12 (6.06%) Web Services
3 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.53%) Kafka
3 5 (2.53%) LAMP
3 5 (2.53%) SparkR
4 4 (2.02%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.52%) CSS
6 2 (1.01%) JSON
6 2 (1.01%) WAP
6 2 (1.01%) XML
7 1 (0.51%) HTML
7 1 (0.51%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.51%) REST
7 1 (0.51%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (8.59%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (5.05%) PKI
4 9 (4.55%) Life Science
5 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
5 8 (4.04%) Replication
6 6 (3.03%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
7 5 (2.53%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.53%) iPhone
8 3 (1.52%) Apple TV
8 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.52%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 158 (79.80%) Windows
2 72 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 59 (29.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (22.73%) Linux
6 27 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 21 (10.61%) Windows 7
8 14 (7.07%) AIX
9 12 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (4.04%) Mac OS X
11 7 (3.54%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.53%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.53%) Unix
12 5 (2.53%) VMS
13 4 (2.02%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.02%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
13 4 (2.02%) Windows XP
14 2 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.17%) Project Management
2 32 (16.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (14.65%) CRM
3 29 (14.65%) ITIL
4 23 (11.62%) High Availability
4 23 (11.62%) Incident Management
4 23 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
5 22 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 19 (9.60%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (9.60%) ERP
7 15 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (7.58%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.07%) E-Commerce
8 14 (7.07%) Patch Management
8 14 (7.07%) Server Hardening
8 14 (7.07%) Software Engineering
8 14 (7.07%) Supplier Management
8 14 (7.07%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (6.57%) Change Management
9 13 (6.57%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.76%) PowerShell
2 42 (21.21%) SQL
3 13 (6.57%) Python
4 6 (3.03%) C#
4 6 (3.03%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.53%) PHP
5 5 (2.53%) VBScript
6 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.51%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 29 (14.65%) Degree
2 13 (6.57%) Network+ Certification
3 12 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (5.56%) MCP
4 11 (5.56%) MCSA
5 10 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (4.55%) A+ Certification
7 8 (4.04%) ACDT
7 8 (4.04%) ACHDS
7 8 (4.04%) ACTC
7 8 (4.04%) CCNA
7 8 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (4.04%) MCDST
7 8 (4.04%) MCSE
7 8 (4.04%) MCSM
8 4 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
9 3 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.69%) SLA
2 10 (5.05%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.55%) PMO
4 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 38 (19.19%) Hyper-V
2 27 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.07%) VMware Workstation
3 14 (7.07%) XenApp
4 10 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 5 (2.53%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (2.53%) HDFS
6 5 (2.53%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.52%) Firmware
8 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.01%) Docker
8 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.51%) KVM
9 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
9 1 (0.51%) vSphere
9 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (16.67%) SCCM
2 14 (7.07%) Puppet
2 14 (7.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (6.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (6.57%) SCOM
4 5 (2.53%) Ambari
4 5 (2.53%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.53%) Hadoop YARN
4 5 (2.53%) Nessus
4 5 (2.53%) Oozie
5 4 (2.02%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.52%) Ansible
6 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.52%) vRealize
6 3 (1.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 2 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 108 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 102 (51.52%) VMware
3 33 (16.67%) Veeam
4 31 (15.66%) Citrix
5 28 (14.14%) Cisco
6 24 (12.12%) HP
7 22 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (7.58%) Apple
8 15 (7.58%) IBM
8 15 (7.58%) Symantec
9 13 (6.57%) WatchGuard
10 11 (5.56%) Avaya
10 11 (5.56%) Brocade
10 11 (5.56%) Juniper
11 8 (4.04%) CommVault
11 8 (4.04%) Mitel
11 8 (4.04%) ProCurve
12 7 (3.54%) Google
12 7 (3.54%) NetApp
13 6 (3.03%) Dell