Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 63 38
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 198 178 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.65% 4.69% 6.23%
As % of the System Software category 36.73% 37.47% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 125 131 205
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% -21.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £19,650 £19,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £47,620 £43,750 £46,900
East of England median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -5.71% +1.45% -1.43%

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 539 475 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.37% 12.51% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 338 383 376
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,050 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £43,935 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.38% +1.19% +9.09%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +61 105 £30,000 -6.25% 21
Peterborough -30 67 £27,500 +1.85% 6
Ely - 7 - -
Huntingdon +3 6 £37,000 +23.33% 2
St Neots -1 5 £20,000 -23.08%
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 151 (76.26%) Windows
2 90 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 77 (38.89%) VMware
4 59 (29.80%) Office 365
5 57 (28.79%) DNS
6 53 (26.77%) Linux
7 52 (26.26%) MS Exchange
7 52 (26.26%) Windows Server
8 47 (23.74%) Firewall
9 46 (23.23%) SQL Server
9 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
10 44 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (22.22%) Citrix
11 42 (21.21%) PowerShell
12 40 (20.20%) ITIL
13 39 (19.70%) Cisco
14 38 (19.19%) WAN
15 35 (17.68%) Degree
16 34 (17.17%) LAN
16 34 (17.17%) TCP/IP
17 33 (16.67%) Windows 7
17 33 (16.67%) Windows 10
18 30 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
18 30 (15.15%) VPN
18 30 (15.15%) DHCP
18 30 (15.15%) Wireless
19 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
21 27 (13.64%) SLA
21 27 (13.64%) Finance

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 21 (10.61%) IIS
3 17 (8.59%) Skype for Business
4 12 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 10 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.04%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (3.54%) Apache
8 7 (3.54%) Apache Pig
8 7 (3.54%) Apache Solr
8 7 (3.54%) Apache Spark
8 7 (3.54%) SAS
9 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.01%) Confluence
10 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.51%) IBM Connections
Applications
1 28 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.02%) Acrobat
3 4 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.01%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.01%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 59 (29.80%) Office 365
2 30 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (12.63%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.55%) SaaS
5 5 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.53%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.01%) G Suite
8 1 (0.51%) IaaS
8 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (28.79%) DNS
2 47 (23.74%) Firewall
3 38 (19.19%) WAN
4 34 (17.17%) LAN
4 34 (17.17%) TCP/IP
5 30 (15.15%) DHCP
5 30 (15.15%) VPN
5 30 (15.15%) Wireless
6 15 (7.58%) SAN
6 15 (7.58%) SSL
7 13 (6.57%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (6.06%) Internet
8 12 (6.06%) Kerberos
9 10 (5.05%) VLAN
10 8 (4.04%) Ethernet
10 8 (4.04%) Network Security
11 7 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.03%) BGP
12 6 (3.03%) HTTPS
12 6 (3.03%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.54%) Apache Hive
3 7 (3.54%) Apache Zeppelin
3 7 (3.54%) HBase
3 7 (3.54%) Power BI
3 7 (3.54%) Sqoop
4 5 (2.53%) MySQL
5 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (13.64%) Finance
2 26 (13.13%) Retail
3 12 (6.06%) Banking
4 10 (5.05%) Marketing
5 8 (4.04%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.53%) Publishing
7 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.01%) Back Office
8 2 (1.01%) Electronics
9 1 (0.51%) Front Office
9 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 59 (29.80%) Analyst
2 33 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 31 (15.66%) IT Support
4 29 (14.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 19 (9.60%) Desktop Support
6 19 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (9.09%) Administrator
7 18 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
8 17 (8.59%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 17 (8.59%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (7.58%) Solutions Analyst
10 14 (7.07%) Service Analyst
11 13 (6.57%) IT Analyst
11 13 (6.57%) Network Engineer
11 13 (6.57%) Server Engineer
12 12 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (6.06%) Team Leader
12 12 (6.06%) Windows Support Engineer
13 11 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.10%) LDAP
2 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 14 (7.07%) Web Services
3 8 (4.04%) Middleware
4 7 (3.54%) Kafka
4 7 (3.54%) SparkR
5 6 (3.03%) CSS
6 5 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.53%) LAMP
7 4 (2.02%) REST
7 4 (2.02%) SOAP
8 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.01%) HTML
8 2 (1.01%) J2EE
8 2 (1.01%) jQuery
8 2 (1.01%) OAuth
8 2 (1.01%) SAML
9 1 (0.51%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.10%) Management Information System
2 17 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.57%) Public Cloud
4 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (4.04%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.03%) Apple TV
7 6 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (2.53%) iPhone
8 5 (2.53%) Life Science
9 4 (2.02%) iPad
10 3 (1.52%) CMDB
10 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.52%) Fintech
11 2 (1.01%) Clustering
11 2 (1.01%) NHS
11 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.51%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 151 (76.26%) Windows
2 53 (26.77%) Linux
3 52 (26.26%) Windows Server
4 44 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 33 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (6.57%) Unix
8 11 (5.56%) VMS
9 10 (5.05%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.05%) Mac OS X
10 9 (4.55%) AIX
10 9 (4.55%) Windows XP
11 8 (4.04%) Mac OS
12 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (3.54%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.02%) CentOS
13 4 (2.02%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.02%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) ITIL
2 23 (11.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (10.61%) Configuration Management
4 19 (9.60%) Project Management
5 18 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (8.59%) Change Management
7 15 (7.58%) Server Monitoring
8 13 (6.57%) DevOps
8 13 (6.57%) Service Delivery
9 12 (6.06%) CRM
9 12 (6.06%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 10 (5.05%) Mentoring
10 10 (5.05%) Technical Analysis
11 9 (4.55%) Server Management
11 9 (4.55%) Service Management
11 9 (4.55%) Test Automation
12 8 (4.04%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.21%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.12%) SQL
3 17 (8.59%) Python
4 13 (6.57%) JavaScript
5 10 (5.05%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.03%) Ruby
7 5 (2.53%) PHP
7 5 (2.53%) VBScript
8 4 (2.02%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.02%) ActionScript 2.0
8 4 (2.02%) C#
9 2 (1.01%) Java
9 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 35 (17.68%) Degree
2 25 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.07%) MCP
4 13 (6.57%) Network+ Certification
5 12 (6.06%) MCSE
6 11 (5.56%) MCSA
7 10 (5.05%) MCITP
8 8 (4.04%) A+ Certification
8 8 (4.04%) ACDT
8 8 (4.04%) ACHDS
8 8 (4.04%) ACTC
8 8 (4.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (4.04%) MCDST
8 8 (4.04%) MCSM
9 7 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (2.53%) CCNA
11 4 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.52%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.64%) SLA
2 13 (6.57%) PMO
3 10 (5.05%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.51%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
2 25 (12.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (6.57%) XenApp
4 11 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (4.04%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.54%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (3.54%) HDFS
6 7 (3.54%) vSphere
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (3.03%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.52%) Firmware
10 2 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.51%) Docker
11 1 (0.51%) KVM
11 1 (0.51%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) SCCM
2 16 (8.08%) Puppet
3 10 (5.05%) SCOM
4 8 (4.04%) FortiGate
5 7 (3.54%) Ambari
5 7 (3.54%) Ansible
5 7 (3.54%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (3.54%) Oozie
5 7 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (3.54%) vRealize
6 6 (3.03%) vCenter Server
7 5 (2.53%) Nessus
7 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (2.02%) Terraform
9 2 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 90 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 77 (38.89%) VMware
3 44 (22.22%) Citrix
4 39 (19.70%) Cisco
5 26 (13.13%) HP
6 19 (9.60%) Apple
7 14 (7.07%) Avaya
7 14 (7.07%) Veeam
8 13 (6.57%) Brocade
8 13 (6.57%) Juniper
9 12 (6.06%) Dell
10 11 (5.56%) WatchGuard
11 10 (5.05%) IBM
12 9 (4.55%) Fortinet
12 9 (4.55%) Oracle
12 9 (4.55%) SAP
13 8 (4.04%) Meru Networks
13 8 (4.04%) ServiceNow
14 7 (3.54%) NetApp
14 7 (3.54%) WorldPay