Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 16 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 19 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 254 255 372
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.16% 9.69% 9.30%
As % of the System Software category 54.16% 50.70% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 224 202 279
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £25,563 £26,438 £24,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £33,750 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% -10.00% +7.14%
75th Percentile £45,438 £46,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 469 503 755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.91% 19.12% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 411 404 564
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,825 £24,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £29,438 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £73,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for Active Directory in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the East Midlands

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 May 2021. 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
Northamptonshire +7 85 £40,000 - 13
Nottinghamshire 0 66 £33,000 +6.45% 27
Leicestershire -3 41 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Derbyshire -3 34 £34,750 -18.24% 13
Lincolnshire -2 19 £30,000 - 9
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 189 (74.41%) Windows
2 164 (64.57%) Microsoft
3 146 (57.48%) Microsoft 365
4 123 (48.43%) VMware
5 112 (44.09%) Windows Server
6 105 (41.34%) Azure
7 87 (34.25%) Social Skills
8 80 (31.50%) Windows 10
9 73 (28.74%) Firewall
10 72 (28.35%) ITIL
11 67 (26.38%) Citrix
12 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (22.05%) Hyper-V
14 49 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
15 48 (18.90%) SQL
16 47 (18.50%) Microsoft Office
17 46 (18.11%) Azure Active Directory
18 45 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 45 (17.72%) SCCM
19 43 (16.93%) Linux
19 43 (16.93%) DNS
20 40 (15.75%) Cisco
21 39 (15.35%) PowerShell
22 37 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
23 35 (13.78%) SLA
24 34 (13.39%) XenApp
24 34 (13.39%) XenDesktop
25 33 (12.99%) SharePoint
26 32 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
27 31 (12.20%) DHCP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 33 (12.99%) SharePoint
2 31 (12.20%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.36%) nginx
4 4 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) IIS
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (18.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.57%) Siemens NX
3 4 (1.57%) Solid Edge
4 2 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Teamcenter
2 3 (1.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 146 (57.48%) Microsoft 365
2 105 (41.34%) Azure
3 46 (18.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (4.33%) AWS
5 9 (3.54%) IaaS
6 8 (3.15%) SaaS
7 4 (1.57%) PaaS
8 3 (1.18%) GitHub
8 3 (1.18%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.18%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.79%) Yammer
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.39%) Azure Storage
10 1 (0.39%) GCP
10 1 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.39%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.39%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.39%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 73 (28.74%) Firewall
2 43 (16.93%) DNS
3 31 (12.20%) DHCP
4 29 (11.42%) LAN
5 27 (10.63%) WAN
6 21 (8.27%) TCP/IP
7 19 (7.48%) VLAN
8 18 (7.09%) Remote Desktop
8 18 (7.09%) VoIP
8 18 (7.09%) VPN
9 14 (5.51%) Wireless
10 12 (4.72%) SAN
11 10 (3.94%) WLAN
12 9 (3.54%) Internet
13 8 (3.15%) VSAN
14 6 (2.36%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (2.36%) NAS
14 6 (2.36%) Reverse Proxy
14 6 (2.36%) Skype
15 5 (1.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.94%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.18%) Power BI
5 2 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.39%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.39%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 5 (1.97%) JIRA
2 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.18%) Selenium
3 3 (1.18%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
General
1 87 (34.25%) Social Skills
2 23 (9.06%) Public Sector
3 16 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.12%) Presentation Skills
4 13 (5.12%) Retail
5 11 (4.33%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.94%) Law
7 9 (3.54%) Back Office
8 5 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.18%) Finance
10 2 (0.79%) Electronics
10 2 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Local Government
11 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (20.47%) Analyst
2 43 (16.93%) Support Engineer
3 40 (15.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (12.99%) IT Engineer
5 30 (11.81%) IT Support
6 27 (10.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (9.45%) IT Analyst
8 21 (8.27%) Service Analyst
9 20 (7.87%) Support Analyst
10 19 (7.48%) Senior Support Engineer
11 17 (6.69%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 16 (6.30%) Administrator
12 16 (6.30%) Systems Administrator
13 15 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (5.91%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
14 13 (5.12%) IT Support Analyst
15 12 (4.72%) IT Manager
16 11 (4.33%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.97%) .NET
2 3 (1.18%) JSON
3 2 (0.79%) LDAP
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.45%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.94%) Fat Client
2 10 (3.94%) Thin Client
3 8 (3.15%) AS400
4 7 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.36%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 5 (1.97%) PKI
7 4 (1.57%) CCTV
7 4 (1.57%) FMCG
7 4 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.18%) iPhone
8 3 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.18%) Replication
9 2 (0.79%) Clustering
9 2 (0.79%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.79%) Handset
10 1 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 189 (74.41%) Windows
2 112 (44.09%) Windows Server
3 80 (31.50%) Windows 10
4 43 (16.93%) Linux
5 37 (14.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (11.02%) Windows 7
7 25 (9.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 24 (9.45%) Windows Server 2016
9 23 (9.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (4.33%) Windows 8
10 11 (4.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (3.54%) Android
11 9 (3.54%) Unix
12 5 (1.97%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.18%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.79%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.79%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.39%) CentOS
15 1 (0.39%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (28.35%) ITIL
2 49 (19.29%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 27 (10.63%) Project Management
5 14 (5.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (5.12%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (5.12%) Identity Management
7 12 (4.72%) High Availability
7 12 (4.72%) Patch Management
8 11 (4.33%) Incident Management
9 10 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (3.94%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (3.54%) Change Management
10 9 (3.54%) Converged Infrastructure
10 9 (3.54%) ITIL V3
10 9 (3.54%) Migration
11 8 (3.15%) Capacity Management
11 8 (3.15%) Proactive Management
11 8 (3.15%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.76%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 48 (18.90%) SQL
2 39 (15.35%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.15%) Python
4 5 (1.97%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.79%) VB
7 1 (0.39%) Go
7 1 (0.39%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) PHP
7 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (6.69%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (5.51%) MCITP
4 13 (5.12%) MCSE
5 12 (4.72%) MCSA
6 10 (3.94%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.54%) Degree
8 7 (2.76%) CCNA
8 7 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.57%) MCP
9 4 (1.57%) SC Cleared
9 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.18%) CCNP
10 3 (1.18%) CISSP
10 3 (1.18%) ISSAP
11 2 (0.79%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.79%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.78%) SLA
2 11 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.76%) GDPR
4 6 (2.36%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.18%) QA
6 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 60 (23.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (22.05%) Hyper-V
3 34 (13.39%) XenApp
3 34 (13.39%) XenDesktop
4 23 (9.06%) vSphere
5 16 (6.30%) Virtual Machines
6 12 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (2.36%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (1.57%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.79%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.79%) KVM
9 2 (0.79%) pfSense
10 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 45 (17.72%) SCCM
2 13 (5.12%) SCOM
3 12 (4.72%) SCOrch
4 11 (4.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (3.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (2.36%) HAProxy
6 6 (2.36%) Nagios
7 5 (1.97%) Nessus
8 4 (1.57%) Ansible
8 4 (1.57%) WSUS
9 3 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.18%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.18%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
10 2 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.79%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 164 (64.57%) Microsoft
2 123 (48.43%) VMware
3 67 (26.38%) Citrix
4 40 (15.75%) Cisco
5 25 (9.84%) Dell
6 15 (5.91%) Apple
7 13 (5.12%) HP
8 12 (4.72%) SonicWALL
9 10 (3.94%) IBM
9 10 (3.94%) SolarWinds
9 10 (3.94%) Sophos
10 9 (3.54%) Draytek
10 9 (3.54%) Veeam
11 8 (3.15%) Oracle
12 7 (2.76%) NetApp
13 6 (2.36%) Meraki
13 6 (2.36%) SAP
13 6 (2.36%) WatchGuard
14 5 (1.97%) Juniper
15 4 (1.57%) Siemens