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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 43 32
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 78 106 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.07% 5.64% 6.74%
As % of the System Software category 30.23% 50.48% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 47 94 137
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.30% -8.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £21,250 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £53,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

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 258 210 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.47% 11.18% 12.13%
Number of salaries quoted 287 327 344
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,056 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Cambridge -33 32 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Peterborough -2 30 £26,000 -17.46% 2
Huntingdon -11 4 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Wisbech - 4 £23,250 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 139 (72.40%) Windows
2 110 (57.29%) Microsoft
3 106 (55.21%) VMware
4 94 (48.96%) Windows Server
5 52 (27.08%) MS Exchange
5 52 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (24.48%) Hyper-V
8 44 (22.92%) ITIL
9 40 (20.83%) Citrix
9 40 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (20.83%) Office 365
10 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 36 (18.75%) Firewall
11 34 (17.71%) Windows 7
12 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
12 33 (17.19%) Windows 10
13 32 (16.67%) DNS
14 31 (16.15%) LAN
15 30 (15.63%) DHCP
16 29 (15.10%) Linux
17 28 (14.58%) Cisco
18 27 (14.06%) WAN
18 27 (14.06%) SQL
18 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 23 (11.98%) SAN
20 22 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
20 22 (11.46%) SLA
20 22 (11.46%) Service Delivery
21 21 (10.94%) SQL Server

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 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (5.73%) IIS
4 11 (5.73%) Skype for Business
5 8 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.08%) Apache
6 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.56%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 33 (17.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.04%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (20.83%) Office 365
2 36 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 36 (18.75%) Firewall
2 32 (16.67%) DNS
3 31 (16.15%) LAN
4 30 (15.63%) DHCP
5 27 (14.06%) WAN
6 23 (11.98%) SAN
7 20 (10.42%) TCP/IP
8 16 (8.33%) VPN
9 11 (5.73%) Wireless
10 9 (4.69%) VLAN
11 7 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.13%) Internet
13 5 (2.60%) LDAP
13 5 (2.60%) VoIP
14 4 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (2.08%) NAS
14 4 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
15 3 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
15 3 (1.56%) Skype
16 2 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (6.77%) Finance
1 13 (6.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 10 (5.21%) Retail
4 8 (4.17%) Electronics
4 8 (4.17%) Marketing
5 5 (2.60%) Banking
6 4 (2.08%) Back Office
7 3 (1.56%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.04%) Legal
9 1 (0.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 56 (29.17%) Analyst
2 33 (17.19%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (10.94%) IT Support
5 20 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 17 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 16 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 16 (8.33%) IT Engineer
8 15 (7.81%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (7.81%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (6.77%) IT Manager
10 12 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
11 11 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) Architect
11 11 (5.73%) IT Technician
11 11 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (5.73%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) HP Storage
2 9 (4.69%) iPhone
3 8 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.60%) PDA
5 4 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (2.08%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.08%) iPad
5 4 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.52%) Life Science
6 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 139 (72.40%) Windows
2 94 (48.96%) Windows Server
3 52 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (25.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (17.71%) Windows 7
6 33 (17.19%) Windows 10
7 29 (15.10%) Linux
8 22 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (10.42%) Windows 8
10 9 (4.69%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.65%) Solaris
12 5 (2.60%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.56%) Unix
14 2 (1.04%) Android
14 2 (1.04%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.92%) ITIL
2 22 (11.46%) Service Delivery
3 13 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (5.21%) Mentoring
5 9 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (4.69%) Time Management
6 8 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (4.17%) Information Security
6 8 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 8 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 8 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 8 (4.17%) Project Management
7 6 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.13%) Migration
7 6 (3.13%) People Management
8 5 (2.60%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (2.60%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.06%) SQL
2 7 (3.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (14.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (7.81%) MCSA
3 14 (7.29%) MCSE
4 13 (6.77%) Degree
5 7 (3.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (3.65%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.60%) LPIC
6 5 (2.60%) RHCE
7 4 (2.08%) MCP
8 3 (1.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.56%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.52%) CEH
9 1 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) GDPR
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 47 (24.48%) Hyper-V
2 40 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.69%) vSphere
4 8 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.60%) Firmware
5 5 (2.60%) XenApp
6 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (8.85%) SCCM
2 5 (2.60%) Puppet
3 3 (1.56%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (1.56%) SCOM
3 3 (1.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 110 (57.29%) Microsoft
2 106 (55.21%) VMware
3 40 (20.83%) Citrix
4 28 (14.58%) Cisco
5 19 (9.90%) HP
6 16 (8.33%) Veeam
7 11 (5.73%) SAP
8 10 (5.21%) IBM
9 8 (4.17%) Brocade
9 8 (4.17%) Sophos
10 7 (3.65%) WatchGuard
11 5 (2.60%) Avaya
11 5 (2.60%) Oracle
11 5 (2.60%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.08%) Freshdesk
12 4 (2.08%) Juniper
12 4 (2.08%) NetApp
12 4 (2.08%) Qualys
13 3 (1.56%) Pegasus
14 2 (1.04%) Apple
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