Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 62 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 198 179 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.16% 4.78% 6.01%
As % of the System Software category 33.96% 33.90% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 113 127 201
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -12.31% -8.45%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,150 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,540 £43,750 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%

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 583 528 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.18% 14.11% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 342 419 357
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £21,550 £25,500 £22,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +5.19%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +39 98 £35,500 +9.23% 8
Peterborough -15 77 £24,000 -4.95% 3
St Neots 0 11 £35,000 +34.62%
Huntingdon -1 4 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Ely - 4 - -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 150 (75.76%) Windows
2 92 (46.46%) VMware
3 81 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 65 (32.83%) DNS
4 65 (32.83%) Cisco
5 61 (30.81%) Citrix
6 59 (29.80%) Linux
6 59 (29.80%) Firewall
7 56 (28.28%) PowerShell
8 55 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 47 (23.74%) Windows Server
11 44 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
11 44 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 43 (21.72%) MS Exchange
13 41 (20.71%) Office 365
14 39 (19.70%) Data Centre
15 38 (19.19%) ITIL
16 37 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (17.68%) Python
18 35 (17.68%) Configuration Management
19 34 (17.17%) WAN
19 34 (17.17%) Degree
19 34 (17.17%) Public Cloud
20 33 (16.67%) DevOps
20 33 (16.67%) Load Balancing
21 32 (16.16%) Linux Command Line
22 31 (15.66%) Fortinet
22 31 (15.66%) JavaScript

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 43 (21.72%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.61%) Skype for Business
3 14 (7.07%) IIS
4 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.54%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.52%) Apache
7 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.01%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.01%) Confluence
8 2 (1.01%) SAS
8 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.01%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.02%) Acrobat
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.01%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.01%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 50 (25.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (20.71%) Office 365
4 6 (3.03%) SaaS
5 4 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.02%) Mimecast
6 2 (1.01%) IaaS
7 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (32.83%) DNS
2 59 (29.80%) Firewall
3 34 (17.17%) WAN
4 26 (13.13%) DHCP
4 26 (13.13%) VPN
5 25 (12.63%) LAN
6 21 (10.61%) Wireless
7 16 (8.08%) TCP/IP
8 13 (6.57%) Fibre Channel
8 13 (6.57%) SAN
9 12 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (5.56%) Skype
11 8 (4.04%) SSL
12 6 (3.03%) HTTPS
12 6 (3.03%) Internet
13 5 (2.53%) FTP
13 5 (2.53%) VLAN
13 5 (2.53%) VoIP
14 4 (2.02%) Network Security
14 4 (2.02%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.02%) Hadoop
4 3 (1.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.01%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.01%) Apache Zeppelin
5 2 (1.01%) Big Data
5 2 (1.01%) HBase
5 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.01%) Power BI
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.01%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.51%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.51%) GIS
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (14.14%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.03%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.02%) Subversion
4 2 (1.01%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 2 (1.01%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (14.65%) Finance
2 22 (11.11%) Retail
3 14 (7.07%) Banking
4 10 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 9 (4.55%) Marketing
6 6 (3.03%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.53%) Electronics
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (33.84%) Analyst
2 36 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 22 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 21 (10.61%) IT Support
6 17 (8.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (8.59%) Automation Engineer
7 15 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.58%) Solutions Analyst
8 14 (7.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (6.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.57%) Desktop Support
9 13 (6.57%) Network Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) Technical Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
12 10 (5.05%) Support Analyst
12 10 (5.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.55%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.15%) Middleware
2 9 (4.55%) Web Services
3 8 (4.04%) .NET
4 7 (3.54%) LDAP
5 4 (2.02%) CSS
5 4 (2.02%) REST
5 4 (2.02%) SOAP
6 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.01%) HTML
6 2 (1.01%) J2EE
6 2 (1.01%) jQuery
6 2 (1.01%) Kafka
6 2 (1.01%) OAuth
6 2 (1.01%) SAML
6 2 (1.01%) SparkR
7 1 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.51%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 34 (17.17%) Public Cloud
3 32 (16.16%) Linux Command Line
4 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.05%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.03%) Apple TV
7 5 (2.53%) Clustering
7 5 (2.53%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.53%) NHS
7 5 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.02%) Fintech
8 4 (2.02%) iPad
8 4 (2.02%) iPhone
9 3 (1.52%) CMDB
10 2 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.01%) Replication
11 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 150 (75.76%) Windows
2 59 (29.80%) Linux
3 47 (23.74%) Windows Server
4 36 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (15.15%) Unix
6 26 (13.13%) Windows 7
7 23 (11.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (10.61%) Windows 10
9 9 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 8 (4.04%) AIX
10 8 (4.04%) Apple iOS
11 7 (3.54%) Mac OS X
12 6 (3.03%) VMS
12 6 (3.03%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.02%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.02%) Windows 2000
13 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.52%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.19%) ITIL
2 37 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (17.68%) Configuration Management
4 33 (16.67%) DevOps
4 33 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 30 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 28 (14.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 17 (8.59%) Mentoring
7 17 (8.59%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (8.59%) Service Management
8 15 (7.58%) Service Delivery
9 14 (7.07%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (6.57%) Project Management
11 12 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (5.05%) Network Architecture
12 10 (5.05%) Strategic Thinking
12 10 (5.05%) Technical Analysis
13 9 (4.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (28.28%) PowerShell
2 35 (17.68%) Python
3 31 (15.66%) JavaScript
4 30 (15.15%) Bash Shell
5 28 (14.14%) Ruby
6 12 (6.06%) SQL
7 4 (2.02%) ActionScript
7 4 (2.02%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (1.01%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.01%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) PHP
9 1 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (17.17%) Degree
2 20 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (6.57%) MCITP
4 12 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
5 10 (5.05%) CCNA
5 10 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (4.04%) MCSE
7 7 (3.54%) MCP
7 7 (3.54%) Security Cleared
8 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.52%) MCSA
11 2 (1.01%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.01%) ACDT
11 2 (1.01%) ACHDS
11 2 (1.01%) ACTC
11 2 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (1.01%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.01%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.14%) SLA
2 16 (8.08%) PMO
3 11 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.01%) GDPR
5 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 29 (14.65%) vSphere
4 28 (14.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 28 (14.14%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (6.57%) XenApp
6 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.01%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.01%) BitLocker
9 2 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.01%) HDFS
9 2 (1.01%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.01%) XenServer
10 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (14.14%) Ansible
1 28 (14.14%) vCenter Server
1 28 (14.14%) vRealize
2 24 (12.12%) SCCM
3 19 (9.60%) Puppet
4 17 (8.59%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (8.59%) Terraform
5 11 (5.56%) SCOM
6 7 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (3.03%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.53%) Backup Exec
8 5 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
9 4 (2.02%) ServiceCenter
9 4 (2.02%) WSUS
10 2 (1.01%) Ambari
10 2 (1.01%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (1.01%) Oozie
11 1 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 92 (46.46%) VMware
2 81 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 65 (32.83%) Cisco
4 61 (30.81%) Citrix
5 31 (15.66%) Fortinet
6 29 (14.65%) Splunk
7 28 (14.14%) AppDynamics
7 28 (14.14%) BMC
7 28 (14.14%) F5
7 28 (14.14%) WorldPay
8 26 (13.13%) ServiceNow
9 14 (7.07%) Avaya
9 14 (7.07%) HP
10 13 (6.57%) Brocade
10 13 (6.57%) Juniper
11 12 (6.06%) Apple
12 11 (5.56%) Dell
13 9 (4.55%) IBM
14 8 (4.04%) NetApp
14 8 (4.04%) Symantec