Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 +6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 212 207 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.86% 6.29% 5.36%
As % of the System Software category 36.18% 46.21% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 185 159 186
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -21.05%
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,950 £19,250
90th Percentile £53,250 £46,900 £48,750
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -10.00%

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 586 448 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.44% 13.61% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 446 348 365
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,675 £21,250
90th Percentile £78,125 £60,000 £58,750
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% -

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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Peterborough -1 79 £27,500 -25.17% 9
Cambridge -47 77 £27,500 -21.43% 14
Huntingdon +4 28 £32,500 -20.73% 4
St Neots -1 27 £22,500 -40.00% 2
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 161 (75.94%) Windows
2 124 (58.49%) Microsoft
3 90 (42.45%) Windows Server
4 87 (41.04%) VMware
5 60 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (26.89%) Citrix
7 51 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 44 (20.75%) MS Exchange
9 41 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
10 40 (18.87%) Service Delivery
11 39 (18.40%) SCCM
11 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (17.92%) ITIL
13 37 (17.45%) Hyper-V
14 34 (16.04%) Windows 7
14 34 (16.04%) Office 365
14 34 (16.04%) DNS
15 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (15.57%) Finance
15 33 (15.57%) Data Centre
16 29 (13.68%) SLA
17 28 (13.21%) LAN
17 28 (13.21%) WAN
18 27 (12.74%) SCOM
19 25 (11.79%) Firewall
20 24 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
21 23 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (10.85%) PowerShell
21 23 (10.85%) Change Management
21 23 (10.85%) Cisco

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 44 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 24 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (8.49%) Skype for Business
4 13 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.13%) SharePoint
5 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.83%) IBM Connections
7 4 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.42%) Apache
8 3 (1.42%) IIS
9 2 (0.94%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (16.04%) Office 365
2 23 (10.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.83%) G Suite
5 5 (2.36%) IaaS
6 4 (1.89%) PaaS
7 2 (0.94%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 34 (16.04%) DNS
2 28 (13.21%) LAN
2 28 (13.21%) WAN
3 25 (11.79%) Firewall
4 20 (9.43%) SAN
5 11 (5.19%) DHCP
5 11 (5.19%) Skype
6 10 (4.72%) Wireless
7 9 (4.25%) TCP/IP
7 9 (4.25%) VPN
8 8 (3.77%) FTP
8 8 (3.77%) NetScaler
8 8 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (2.83%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (2.83%) VLAN
10 4 (1.89%) VoIP
11 3 (1.42%) BGP
11 3 (1.42%) Internet
11 3 (1.42%) iSCSI
11 3 (1.42%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.96%) GIS
2 13 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.72%) Geospatial Data
4 9 (4.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.89%) MySQL
6 1 (0.47%) Big Data
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (15.57%) Finance
2 17 (8.02%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.13%) Electronics
3 13 (6.13%) Manufacturing
3 13 (6.13%) Marketing
4 11 (5.19%) Banking
5 6 (2.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.47%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (27.36%) Analyst
2 42 (19.81%) Support Engineer
3 32 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (12.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (10.85%) Service Analyst
5 23 (10.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (9.43%) IT Support
7 19 (8.96%) Server Engineer
8 18 (8.49%) Windows Engineer
9 17 (8.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (8.02%) Desktop Support
9 17 (8.02%) Service Desk Engineer
9 17 (8.02%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (7.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 16 (7.55%) Windows Server Engineer
11 15 (7.08%) IT Engineer
11 15 (7.08%) SCCM Engineer
12 14 (6.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 14 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (6.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.89%) LDAP
1 4 (1.89%) Middleware
2 3 (1.42%) Web Services
3 2 (0.94%) .NET
4 1 (0.47%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.47%) JSON
4 1 (0.47%) LINQ
4 1 (0.47%) WPF
4 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.13%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.83%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.47%) Smart City
7 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.47%) User Experience
7 1 (0.47%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 161 (75.94%) Windows
2 90 (42.45%) Windows Server
3 60 (28.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (16.04%) Windows 7
6 23 (10.85%) Linux
7 21 (9.91%) Windows 10
8 19 (8.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.30%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.89%) Unix
11 3 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.42%) Windows NT
11 3 (1.42%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.94%) Android
12 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.94%) CentOS
12 2 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.47%) Debian
13 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (18.87%) Service Delivery
2 38 (17.92%) ITIL
3 23 (10.85%) Change Management
4 21 (9.91%) Asset Management
4 21 (9.91%) Mentoring
5 17 (8.02%) Hardware Maintenance
6 15 (7.08%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
7 13 (6.13%) Programme Management
8 12 (5.66%) Incident Management
8 12 (5.66%) Migration
9 11 (5.19%) Configuration Management
10 10 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.77%) Information Security
11 8 (3.77%) Service Management
12 7 (3.30%) Break/Fix
12 7 (3.30%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.85%) PowerShell
2 8 (3.77%) SQL
3 5 (2.36%) Python
4 4 (1.89%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.89%) Ruby
5 3 (1.42%) C
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) Perl
6 1 (0.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (15.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 19 (8.96%) MCITP
4 17 (8.02%) Degree
5 14 (6.60%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.13%) MCSE
7 12 (5.66%) MCSA
8 11 (5.19%) DV Cleared
9 9 (4.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (3.77%) CISSP
11 7 (3.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (2.83%) CISM
12 6 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (2.36%) SSCP
14 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
15 2 (0.94%) CCA
15 2 (0.94%) CCNP
15 2 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.94%) MCP
15 2 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.68%) SLA
2 7 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 39 (18.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.45%) Hyper-V
3 12 (5.66%) XenApp
4 9 (4.25%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.77%) vSphere
6 6 (2.83%) XenServer
7 5 (2.36%) BitLocker
7 5 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (1.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.42%) KVM
9 3 (1.42%) NFS
9 3 (1.42%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 39 (18.40%) SCCM
2 27 (12.74%) SCOM
3 4 (1.89%) Ansible
3 4 (1.89%) Puppet
3 4 (1.89%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.89%) vRealize
3 4 (1.89%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.42%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.42%) Terraform
5 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.47%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.47%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.47%) Nagios
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 124 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 87 (41.04%) VMware
3 57 (26.89%) Citrix
4 23 (10.85%) Cisco
5 21 (9.91%) IBM
6 14 (6.60%) ServiceNow
7 13 (6.13%) SAP
8 10 (4.72%) HP
9 9 (4.25%) CommVault
10 7 (3.30%) Google
11 6 (2.83%) Ivanti
12 5 (2.36%) ESRI
12 5 (2.36%) Juniper
12 5 (2.36%) NetApp
12 5 (2.36%) Splunk
12 5 (2.36%) Symantec
12 5 (2.36%) Veeam
13 4 (1.89%) AppDynamics
13 4 (1.89%) Bomgar
13 4 (1.89%) F5