Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Active Directory
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 193 210 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.58% 6.01% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 37.12% 50.97% 47.69%
Number of salaries quoted 156 191 171
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £27,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.14% - -
10th Percentile £19,000 £19,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £46,900 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% -2.86%

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 520 412 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.34% 11.80% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 420 350 331
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £55,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +9.09% +2.67%

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 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -58 71 £27,500 -23.61% 10
Peterborough +15 66 £27,500 +5.77% 1
St Neots +4 19 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Huntingdon -4 13 £30,000 -11.76% 5
Wisbech - 4 £19,000 -
Active Directory
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 130 (67.36%) Windows
2 108 (55.96%) Microsoft
3 75 (38.86%) Windows Server
4 65 (33.68%) VMware
5 42 (21.76%) MS Exchange
6 41 (21.24%) Office 365
7 38 (19.69%) ITIL
7 38 (19.69%) Citrix
8 37 (19.17%) LAN
9 36 (18.65%) WAN
9 36 (18.65%) Hyper-V
10 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
10 35 (18.13%) Service Delivery
11 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (17.10%) Asset Management
12 33 (17.10%) Firewall
12 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 32 (16.58%) Telecoms
14 30 (15.54%) Mentoring
15 28 (14.51%) Finance
15 28 (14.51%) Cisco
16 27 (13.99%) SLA
17 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 24 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
19 23 (11.92%) Windows 10
19 23 (11.92%) Manufacturing
19 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (11.92%) SAP
19 23 (11.92%) Marketing
19 23 (11.92%) Digital Marketing

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 42 (21.76%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.63%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.11%) IBM Connections
5 6 (3.11%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.07%) IIS
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
8 1 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 35 (18.13%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 41 (21.24%) Office 365
2 19 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (3.11%) G Suite
5 4 (2.07%) IaaS
5 4 (2.07%) PaaS
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (19.17%) LAN
2 36 (18.65%) WAN
3 33 (17.10%) Firewall
4 16 (8.29%) VPN
5 15 (7.77%) SAN
6 14 (7.25%) DNS
7 13 (6.74%) Wireless
8 12 (6.22%) DHCP
8 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.66%) Skype
10 7 (3.63%) SSL
10 7 (3.63%) VoIP
11 5 (2.59%) BGP
11 5 (2.59%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.55%) Kerberos
12 3 (1.55%) LDAP
12 3 (1.55%) NAS
12 3 (1.55%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.04%) Broadband
13 2 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) Geospatial Data
2 5 (2.59%) GIS
3 1 (0.52%) MS Access
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (16.58%) Telecoms
2 28 (14.51%) Finance
3 23 (11.92%) Electronics
3 23 (11.92%) Manufacturing
3 23 (11.92%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Retail
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (28.50%) Support Engineer
2 52 (26.94%) Analyst
3 40 (20.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 29 (15.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 28 (14.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 28 (14.51%) IT Support
6 25 (12.95%) Support Analyst
7 19 (9.84%) Desktop Support
8 15 (7.77%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (7.77%) IT Engineer
9 14 (7.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
10 12 (6.22%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (6.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (6.22%) IT Manager
11 11 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Project Manager
11 11 (5.70%) Service Analyst
11 11 (5.70%) Support Technician
11 11 (5.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) .NET
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.15%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.07%) HP Storage
6 3 (1.55%) iPad
7 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.52%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 130 (67.36%) Windows
2 75 (38.86%) Windows Server
3 34 (17.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (17.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (11.92%) Windows 10
6 21 (10.88%) Windows 7
7 15 (7.77%) Linux
8 14 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.59%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.04%) Android
12 2 (1.04%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.04%) Unix
13 1 (0.52%) CentOS
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.69%) ITIL
2 35 (18.13%) Service Delivery
3 33 (17.10%) Asset Management
4 30 (15.54%) Mentoring
5 24 (12.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (11.92%) Digital Marketing
6 23 (11.92%) Programme Management
7 12 (6.22%) PRINCE2
8 11 (5.70%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.66%) Migration
10 7 (3.63%) Application Packaging
10 7 (3.63%) Change Management
10 7 (3.63%) Information Security
10 7 (3.63%) Network Architecture
10 7 (3.63%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.11%) Configuration Management
11 6 (3.11%) Email Migration
11 6 (3.11%) Software Distribution
12 5 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.11%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) C
3 1 (0.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (8.29%) Degree
1 16 (8.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (4.15%) MCSE
3 8 (4.15%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.63%) CISSP
4 7 (3.63%) MCSA
5 6 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.11%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.59%) CISM
6 5 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (2.59%) SSCP
7 4 (2.07%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.07%) MCITP
8 3 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CCNA
9 2 (1.04%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.99%) SLA
2 8 (4.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.11%) GDPR
4 2 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 36 (18.65%) Hyper-V
2 26 (13.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.59%) XenApp
4 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.55%) vSphere
5 2 (1.04%) Firmware
5 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.04%) VMware Server
5 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) KVM
6 1 (0.52%) NFS
6 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (9.33%) SCCM
2 7 (3.63%) SCOM
3 5 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.04%) WSUS
4 2 (1.04%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 108 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 65 (33.68%) VMware
3 38 (19.69%) Citrix
4 28 (14.51%) Cisco
5 23 (11.92%) SAP
6 19 (9.84%) HP
7 16 (8.29%) IBM
8 12 (6.22%) WatchGuard
9 8 (4.15%) Veeam
10 7 (3.63%) Google
11 6 (3.11%) Juniper
12 5 (2.59%) Altiris
12 5 (2.59%) Apple
12 5 (2.59%) Symantec
13 4 (2.07%) Avaya
13 4 (2.07%) Brocade
14 2 (1.04%) AppSense
14 2 (1.04%) Bomgar
14 2 (1.04%) NetApp
14 2 (1.04%) Red Hat