Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 57 42
Rank change year-on-year +5 -15 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 237 198 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.55% 5.65% 5.96%
As % of the System Software category 37.86% 36.46% 48.99%
Number of salaries quoted 162 127 200
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - -15.58%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £19,250
90th Percentile £56,125 £44,750 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% - -8.57%

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 626 543 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.65% 15.50% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 401 399 368
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,410 £22,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +1.25% +6.67%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -5 101 £34,500 -1.43% 9
Peterborough -12 83 £23,000 -11.54% 5
Huntingdon +10 27 £33,250 -18.90% 1
St Neots 0 25 £26,250 -30.00% 2
Ely - 4 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 185 (78.06%) Windows
2 110 (46.41%) Microsoft
2 110 (46.41%) VMware
3 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
4 80 (33.76%) Citrix
5 72 (30.38%) DNS
6 71 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
7 65 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 61 (25.74%) PowerShell
9 59 (24.89%) Data Centre
10 57 (24.05%) Firewall
11 53 (22.36%) Linux
12 52 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
13 49 (20.68%) Hyper-V
14 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
15 45 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (18.14%) Cisco
16 43 (18.14%) ITIL
16 43 (18.14%) Finance
16 43 (18.14%) SCCM
17 42 (17.72%) Windows 7
17 42 (17.72%) Office 365
18 41 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
19 39 (16.46%) ServiceNow
20 38 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
21 37 (15.61%) Service Delivery
22 36 (15.19%) Configuration Management
23 34 (14.35%) Linux Command Line
24 33 (13.92%) DevOps
24 33 (13.92%) vSphere

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 48 (20.25%) MS Exchange
2 24 (10.13%) Skype for Business
3 15 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (5.91%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (0.84%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.42%) Apache
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.42%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) SAS
9 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (12.66%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.69%) Acrobat
4 4 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.42%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.42%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 52 (21.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (17.72%) Office 365
3 41 (17.30%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.27%) IaaS
4 3 (1.27%) SaaS
5 2 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (30.38%) DNS
2 57 (24.05%) Firewall
3 17 (7.17%) DHCP
3 17 (7.17%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (5.91%) Skype
5 13 (5.49%) SAN
6 12 (5.06%) FTP
6 12 (5.06%) VPN
7 11 (4.64%) WAN
8 10 (4.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.38%) VLAN
10 7 (2.95%) Internet
10 7 (2.95%) NetScaler
11 6 (2.53%) LAN
11 6 (2.53%) VoIP
12 5 (2.11%) SSL
13 4 (1.69%) HTTPS
13 4 (1.69%) NAS
13 4 (1.69%) WebEx
13 4 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.33%) GIS
3 11 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.53%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (2.53%) MySQL
6 3 (1.27%) Big Data
6 3 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.42%) Apache Zeppelin
8 1 (0.42%) HBase
8 1 (0.42%) Power BI
8 1 (0.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 30 (12.66%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.69%) Subversion
4 3 (1.27%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.42%) JIRA
5 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (18.14%) Finance
2 19 (8.02%) Banking
3 13 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 12 (5.06%) Marketing
5 11 (4.64%) Electronics
5 11 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.42%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (28.69%) Analyst
2 51 (21.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (13.08%) Service Analyst
4 30 (12.66%) Support Engineer
5 26 (10.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 24 (10.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 22 (9.28%) Server Engineer
8 21 (8.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 20 (8.44%) Service Desk Engineer
9 20 (8.44%) Windows Engineer
10 19 (8.02%) Automation Engineer
10 19 (8.02%) SCCM Engineer
10 19 (8.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (7.59%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
11 18 (7.59%) Windows Server Engineer
12 17 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 17 (7.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (7.17%) Desktop Support
13 16 (6.75%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.08%) Middleware
2 5 (2.11%) LDAP
3 4 (1.69%) .NET
3 4 (1.69%) CSS
3 4 (1.69%) Web Services
4 3 (1.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.27%) REST
4 3 (1.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.42%) HTML
5 1 (0.42%) J2EE
5 1 (0.42%) jQuery
5 1 (0.42%) JSON
5 1 (0.42%) Kafka
5 1 (0.42%) LINQ
5 1 (0.42%) OAuth
5 1 (0.42%) SAML
5 1 (0.42%) SparkR
5 1 (0.42%) WPF
5 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (24.89%) Data Centre
2 34 (14.35%) Linux Command Line
3 31 (13.08%) Public Cloud
4 19 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.49%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.64%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.95%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.11%) Clustering
8 5 (2.11%) NHS
9 4 (1.69%) Fintech
9 4 (1.69%) iPad
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.84%) CMDB
11 2 (0.84%) Replication
12 1 (0.42%) Apple TV
12 1 (0.42%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.42%) Smart City
12 1 (0.42%) User Experience
12 1 (0.42%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 185 (78.06%) Windows
2 85 (35.86%) Windows Server
3 65 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (22.36%) Linux
5 45 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (17.72%) Windows 7
7 31 (13.08%) Unix
8 26 (10.97%) Windows 10
9 15 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (4.22%) Windows 8
11 9 (3.80%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.11%) Windows NT
13 4 (1.69%) Android
13 4 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.69%) VMS
13 4 (1.69%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.27%) AIX
14 3 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.14%) ITIL
2 37 (15.61%) Service Delivery
3 36 (15.19%) Configuration Management
4 33 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (13.92%) DevOps
4 33 (13.92%) Test Automation
5 32 (13.50%) Load Balancing
6 31 (13.08%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (12.66%) Continuous Deployment
8 21 (8.86%) Change Management
8 21 (8.86%) Mentoring
9 20 (8.44%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (8.44%) Service Management
10 18 (7.59%) Hardware Maintenance
11 16 (6.75%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (4.64%) Digital Marketing
12 11 (4.64%) Information Management
12 11 (4.64%) Line Management
12 11 (4.64%) Programme Management
13 10 (4.22%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 61 (25.74%) PowerShell
2 32 (13.50%) Bash Shell
3 31 (13.08%) JavaScript
3 31 (13.08%) Python
4 30 (12.66%) Ruby
5 11 (4.64%) SQL
6 3 (1.27%) ActionScript
6 3 (1.27%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.84%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.42%) C#
8 1 (0.42%) Perl
8 1 (0.42%) PHP
8 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.70%) MCITP
3 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.17%) Degree
4 17 (7.17%) SC Cleared
5 16 (6.75%) MCSE
6 10 (4.22%) MCSA
7 7 (2.95%) MCP
8 5 (2.11%) CCNA
8 5 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (2.11%) DV Cleared
8 5 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.27%) CCA
10 3 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (1.27%) MCTS
10 3 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.84%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.42%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.50%) SLA
2 5 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (2.11%) PMO
3 2 (0.84%) GDPR
System Software
1 71 (29.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (20.68%) Hyper-V
3 33 (13.92%) vSphere
4 30 (12.66%) Virtual Desktop
4 30 (12.66%) Virtual Servers
5 15 (6.33%) XenApp
6 14 (5.91%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.95%) BitLocker
7 7 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.95%) XenServer
8 5 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (2.11%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.84%) KVM
9 2 (0.84%) NFS
9 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.42%) HDFS
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (18.14%) SCCM
2 32 (13.50%) SCOM
3 30 (12.66%) Ansible
3 30 (12.66%) vCenter Server
3 30 (12.66%) vRealize
4 20 (8.44%) Puppet
5 19 (8.02%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (8.02%) Terraform
6 7 (2.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (2.11%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.69%) ServiceCenter
10 3 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.27%) WSUS
11 2 (0.84%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.42%) AirWatch
12 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.42%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 110 (46.41%) Microsoft
1 110 (46.41%) VMware
2 80 (33.76%) Citrix
3 43 (18.14%) Cisco
4 39 (16.46%) ServiceNow
5 31 (13.08%) Splunk
6 30 (12.66%) AppDynamics
6 30 (12.66%) BMC
6 30 (12.66%) F5
6 30 (12.66%) Fortinet
6 30 (12.66%) WorldPay
7 13 (5.49%) IBM
8 12 (5.06%) SAP
9 9 (3.80%) CommVault
10 8 (3.38%) HP
10 8 (3.38%) Oracle
10 8 (3.38%) Sophos
10 8 (3.38%) Symantec
11 7 (2.95%) NetApp
12 6 (2.53%) Veeam