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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 39 28
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 114 130 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.57% 5.96% 7.95%
As % of the System Software category 38.00% 51.38% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 73 96 149
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 300 253 302
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.28% 11.59% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 220 187 232
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +8 50 £20,500 -35.43% 5
Cambridge -14 50 £28,500 -14.92% 3
Huntingdon +1 4 £30,250 -24.37% 2
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 154 (78.17%) Windows
2 111 (56.35%) Microsoft
3 98 (49.75%) VMware
4 90 (45.69%) Windows Server
5 62 (31.47%) MS Exchange
6 61 (30.96%) MS Excel
6 61 (30.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 60 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 42 (21.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 41 (20.81%) ITIL
9 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (20.30%) Windows 7
10 40 (20.30%) Linux
10 40 (20.30%) Citrix
10 40 (20.30%) DNS
11 39 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (18.27%) MS Office
13 35 (17.77%) Cisco
13 35 (17.77%) Hyper-V
14 33 (16.75%) SCCM
14 33 (16.75%) DHCP
15 32 (16.24%) Office 365
16 30 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 29 (14.72%) SQL
17 29 (14.72%) Windows 10
18 28 (14.21%) LAN
18 28 (14.21%) Firewall
18 28 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
19 25 (12.69%) SAN
20 23 (11.68%) MCSE

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 62 (31.47%) MS Exchange
2 30 (15.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (8.63%) Skype for Business
5 13 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 8 (4.06%) IIS
8 6 (3.05%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.52%) Apache
10 2 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.51%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.51%) Confluence
11 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 61 (30.96%) MS Excel
2 36 (18.27%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) SAP Business One
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (16.24%) Office 365
3 10 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.02%) SaaS
6 1 (0.51%) IaaS
6 1 (0.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (20.30%) DNS
2 33 (16.75%) DHCP
3 28 (14.21%) Firewall
3 28 (14.21%) LAN
4 25 (12.69%) SAN
5 20 (10.15%) TCP/IP
5 20 (10.15%) VPN
5 20 (10.15%) WAN
6 11 (5.58%) Wireless
7 10 (5.08%) VLAN
8 8 (4.06%) Internet
9 7 (3.55%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (3.05%) NAS
11 4 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (2.03%) Skype
12 3 (1.52%) LDAP
12 3 (1.52%) VoIP
13 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.51%) GIS
2 1 (0.51%) MS Access
2 1 (0.51%) MySQL
2 1 (0.51%) Power BI
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
1 1 (0.51%) Subversion
General
1 6 (3.05%) Finance
1 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.54%) Aerospace
2 5 (2.54%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.03%) Back Office
4 3 (1.52%) Banking
4 3 (1.52%) Legal
4 3 (1.52%) Local Government
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 57 (28.93%) Analyst
2 30 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (14.21%) Support Engineer
4 27 (13.71%) IT Engineer
5 23 (11.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 22 (11.17%) Service Analyst
6 22 (11.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 21 (10.66%) IT Support
7 21 (10.66%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.11%) Consultant
8 14 (7.11%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.60%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Support
10 12 (6.09%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) .NET
1 2 (1.02%) CSS
1 2 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.60%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.08%) iPhone
3 8 (4.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.54%) iPad
4 5 (2.54%) PDA
5 4 (2.03%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.52%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.51%) Life Science
7 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 154 (78.17%) Windows
2 90 (45.69%) Windows Server
3 61 (30.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 60 (30.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (20.30%) Linux
5 40 (20.30%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.72%) Windows 10
7 28 (14.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (11.17%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.57%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.05%) Solaris
11 5 (2.54%) Windows Vista
12 4 (2.03%) Unix
13 3 (1.52%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (20.81%) ITIL
2 17 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.12%) Service Delivery
4 13 (6.60%) Problem Management
5 8 (4.06%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (4.06%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.05%) Migration
6 6 (3.05%) Network Management
6 6 (3.05%) Time Management
6 6 (3.05%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (2.54%) IT Strategy
7 5 (2.54%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (2.03%) CRM
8 4 (2.03%) Project Management
9 3 (1.52%) Information Security
9 3 (1.52%) ITIL V3
9 3 (1.52%) Line Management
9 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.52%) Service Management
9 3 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.72%) SQL
2 7 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.02%) VB
4 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.51%) PHP
5 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (21.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (11.68%) MCSE
3 16 (8.12%) MCSA
4 13 (6.60%) Degree
5 8 (4.06%) MCITP
5 8 (4.06%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.06%) Security Cleared
6 7 (3.55%) CCNA
6 7 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.54%) MCTS
8 4 (2.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (2.03%) MCP
9 3 (1.52%) CCNP
9 3 (1.52%) LPIC
9 3 (1.52%) RHCE
9 3 (1.52%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.02%) CCA
10 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.66%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (17.77%) Hyper-V
3 19 (9.64%) vSphere
4 10 (5.08%) XenApp
5 5 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.03%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.03%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 33 (16.75%) SCCM
2 9 (4.57%) SCOM
3 3 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.52%) Puppet
3 3 (1.52%) WSUS
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.51%) Nessus
4 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 111 (56.35%) Microsoft
2 98 (49.75%) VMware
3 40 (20.30%) Citrix
4 35 (17.77%) Cisco
5 12 (6.09%) HP
5 12 (6.09%) NetApp
6 10 (5.08%) Veeam
7 7 (3.55%) Brocade
7 7 (3.55%) IBM
7 7 (3.55%) Sophos
8 6 (3.05%) Red Hat
9 5 (2.54%) SAP
10 4 (2.03%) EMC
11 3 (1.52%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.52%) AppSense
11 3 (1.52%) Avaya
11 3 (1.52%) Oracle
11 3 (1.52%) Pegasus
12 2 (1.02%) CA
12 2 (1.02%) Juniper
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Solos Consultants Ltd
Salary: Excellent + Bonus + Pension, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
greywood
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Huntingdon
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Peterborough
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + fully expensed car + benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Peterborough
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £19000 - £22000 per annum + fully expensed car + benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridgeshire
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago