Period
to 24 April 2019

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 24 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 157 238 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.67% 5.18% 5.78%
As % of the System Software category 34.20% 36.45% 38.37%
Number of salaries quoted 130 179 137
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,000 £29,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.59% -14.71% +10.57%
10th Percentile £22,725 £19,000 £18,750
90th Percentile £60,125 £55,250 £45,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,498
% change year-on-year - +11.12% -3.08%

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 459 653 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.58% 14.22% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 371 449 381
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,250 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% +14.81% +3.18%

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 24 April 2019.

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 24 April 2019. 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
Peterborough +1 66 £35,000 +40.00% 5
Cambridge +15 60 £42,500 +54.55% 3
Huntingdon -4 24 £37,000 +12.12%
St Neots 0 1 £32,500 +25.00%
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 122 (77.71%) Windows
2 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
3 84 (53.50%) VMware
4 78 (49.68%) Windows Server
5 67 (42.68%) Office 365
6 56 (35.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 49 (31.21%) SCCM
9 47 (29.94%) SLA
10 45 (28.66%) Hyper-V
11 43 (27.39%) ITIL
12 42 (26.75%) MS Exchange
13 38 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 37 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 35 (22.29%) Linux
16 34 (21.66%) DNS
17 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
17 33 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 32 (20.38%) Incident Management
19 31 (19.75%) DHCP
19 31 (19.75%) Firewall
20 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
20 29 (18.47%) Retail
21 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
21 26 (16.56%) SharePoint
21 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
22 25 (15.92%) VPN
22 25 (15.92%) Citrix
22 25 (15.92%) SQL
22 25 (15.92%) Veeam

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 42 (26.75%) MS Exchange
2 26 (16.56%) SharePoint
3 23 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (12.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (7.64%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.82%) IIS
7 4 (2.55%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.64%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (16.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.64%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 67 (42.68%) Office 365
2 37 (23.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.18%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.91%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.91%) IaaS
6 3 (1.91%) PaaS
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.27%) SaaS
8 1 (0.64%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 34 (21.66%) DNS
2 31 (19.75%) DHCP
2 31 (19.75%) Firewall
3 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
4 25 (15.92%) VPN
5 24 (15.29%) LAN
6 21 (13.38%) WAN
7 12 (7.64%) NetScaler
7 12 (7.64%) SAN
8 11 (7.01%) VoIP
9 10 (6.37%) SSL
10 7 (4.46%) Skype
11 6 (3.82%) BGP
11 6 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (3.82%) VLAN
11 6 (3.82%) WebEx
11 6 (3.82%) Wireless
12 4 (2.55%) Internet
12 4 (2.55%) OSPF
12 4 (2.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.91%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.64%) Hudson
3 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 29 (18.47%) Retail
2 15 (9.55%) Telecoms
3 14 (8.92%) Finance
4 11 (7.01%) Back Office
5 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.27%) German Language
6 2 (1.27%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (34.39%) Analyst
2 20 (12.74%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) Junior
4 17 (10.83%) Junior Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Service Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 15 (9.55%) IT Engineer
7 14 (8.92%) IT Support
7 14 (8.92%) Technical Manager
8 12 (7.64%) Applications Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) IT Manager
9 11 (7.01%) IT Technical Manager
10 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Consultant
10 9 (5.73%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Data Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Data Protection Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.82%) CSS
1 6 (3.82%) LDAP
2 4 (2.55%) .NET
3 3 (1.91%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.27%) HTML
4 2 (1.27%) JSON
4 2 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (0.64%) OLE
5 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.64%) REST
5 1 (0.64%) WAP
5 1 (0.64%) Web Services
5 1 (0.64%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.92%) Replication
3 13 (8.28%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (7.01%) Management Information System
5 10 (6.37%) Data Centre
5 10 (6.37%) PKI
6 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.55%) iPad
6 4 (2.55%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.27%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) Fintech
9 1 (0.64%) Apple TV
9 1 (0.64%) Blog
9 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 122 (77.71%) Windows
2 78 (49.68%) Windows Server
3 56 (35.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (31.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (22.29%) Linux
6 23 (14.65%) Windows 10
7 19 (12.10%) Windows 7
8 17 (10.83%) AIX
9 10 (6.37%) Mac OS
9 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (5.10%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
11 5 (3.18%) CentOS
12 4 (2.55%) Debian
12 4 (2.55%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.55%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.64%) Android
14 1 (0.64%) Unix
14 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) ITIL
2 33 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 32 (20.38%) Incident Management
4 25 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (14.65%) Service Delivery
6 18 (11.46%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (10.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (10.83%) Patch Management
8 16 (10.19%) Server Hardening
8 16 (10.19%) Vulnerability Management
9 15 (9.55%) High Availability
9 15 (9.55%) Project Management
10 12 (7.64%) CRM
10 12 (7.64%) IT Strategy
10 12 (7.64%) Line Management
10 12 (7.64%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
11 11 (7.01%) ERP
11 11 (7.01%) Supplier Management
12 8 (5.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.02%) PowerShell
2 25 (15.92%) SQL
3 4 (2.55%) C#
3 4 (2.55%) Python
3 4 (2.55%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.27%) VBScript
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.73%) CCNA
2 9 (5.73%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (5.73%) MCSA
3 7 (4.46%) MCSE
4 6 (3.82%) MCP
5 5 (3.18%) A+ Certification
5 5 (3.18%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.55%) CCNP
6 4 (2.55%) LPIC
6 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.64%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) Degree
9 1 (0.64%) HND
9 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.94%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) GDPR
3 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (28.66%) Hyper-V
2 38 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (10.19%) VMware Workstation
4 15 (9.55%) XenApp
5 8 (5.10%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.18%) BitLocker
7 4 (2.55%) Docker
7 4 (2.55%) vSphere
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.27%) XenServer
10 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 49 (31.21%) SCCM
2 19 (12.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 18 (11.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (8.92%) SCOM
5 9 (5.73%) HP Data Protector
5 9 (5.73%) Puppet
6 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (4.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (3.18%) FortiGate
8 5 (3.18%) ServiceCenter
8 5 (3.18%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (1.91%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.27%) Ansible
10 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.27%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.27%) vRealize
10 2 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 2 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (58.60%) Microsoft
2 84 (53.50%) VMware
3 25 (15.92%) Citrix
3 25 (15.92%) Veeam
4 21 (13.38%) Symantec
5 19 (12.10%) HP
6 17 (10.83%) IBM
7 14 (8.92%) Cisco
8 11 (7.01%) CommVault
8 11 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (5.73%) Oracle
9 9 (5.73%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.73%) ServiceNow
10 8 (5.10%) F5
11 7 (4.46%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.82%) MobileIron
12 6 (3.82%) Sophos
13 5 (3.18%) NetApp
14 4 (2.55%) Apple
14 4 (2.55%) Peregrine