Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 24 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 394 403 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.91% 8.21% 6.30%
As % of the System Software category 49.94% 58.07% 56.83%
Number of salaries quoted 300 349 318
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +3.17% -4.55%
10th Percentile £22,750 £19,950 £20,574
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £47,150
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

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 789 694 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 19.85% 14.15% 11.09%
Number of salaries quoted 636 595 514
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,075 £57,500 £54,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019. 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
Nottinghamshire +9 155 £35,000 +7.69% 46
Northamptonshire +25 109 £37,500 +16.28% 16
Leicestershire -8 68 £37,500 +7.14% 26
Derbyshire -2 53 £30,000 +7.14% 12
Lincolnshire -3 7 £29,250 +22.18% 8
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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.

1 316 (80.20%) Windows
2 283 (71.83%) Microsoft
3 193 (48.98%) Office 365
4 185 (46.95%) Windows Server
5 166 (42.13%) Windows 10
6 143 (36.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 140 (35.53%) VMware
8 117 (29.70%) Hyper-V
9 111 (28.17%) ITIL
9 111 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
10 80 (20.30%) SCCM
11 79 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 79 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 77 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 74 (18.78%) SQL
14 73 (18.53%) MS Exchange
15 71 (18.02%) Windows 7
16 64 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
17 63 (15.99%) DHCP
18 60 (15.23%) DNS
19 59 (14.97%) Citrix
19 59 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
20 57 (14.47%) Firewall
21 56 (14.21%) Cisco
22 55 (13.96%) SQL Server
22 55 (13.96%) Azure Active Directory
23 54 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (13.20%) PowerShell
25 44 (11.17%) Service Management
26 43 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008

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 73 (18.53%) MS Exchange
2 35 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 35 (8.88%) Skype for Business
3 15 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (2.79%) IIS
5 9 (2.28%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 111 (28.17%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (7.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.79%) MS Visio
5 9 (2.28%) Acrobat
5 9 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.02%) Line 50
2 4 (1.02%) Line 500
2 4 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 193 (48.98%) Office 365
2 143 (36.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (13.96%) Azure Active Directory
4 54 (13.71%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (3.55%) IaaS
6 8 (2.03%) SaaS
7 6 (1.52%) Mimecast
8 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.76%) Power Platform
10 2 (0.51%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.25%) G Suite
11 1 (0.25%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (15.99%) DHCP
2 60 (15.23%) DNS
3 57 (14.47%) Firewall
4 41 (10.41%) LAN
4 41 (10.41%) WAN
5 33 (8.38%) SAN
6 31 (7.87%) Internet
7 30 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
8 27 (6.85%) VPN
9 24 (6.09%) Skype
10 21 (5.33%) NAS
11 19 (4.82%) Intranet
12 16 (4.06%) VLAN
12 16 (4.06%) VoIP
13 15 (3.81%) TCP/IP
14 11 (2.79%) WebEx
14 11 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (2.28%) NetScaler
15 9 (2.28%) Network Security
15 9 (2.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (13.96%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (1.78%) MySQL
4 5 (1.27%) SQLite
5 4 (1.02%) SAP BW
6 3 (0.76%) Power BI
7 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
7 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 31 (7.87%) Retail
2 26 (6.60%) Finance
2 26 (6.60%) Public Sector
3 17 (4.31%) Publishing
4 11 (2.79%) Aerospace
4 11 (2.79%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.27%) Games
7 2 (0.51%) Back Office
7 2 (0.51%) Social Housing
8 1 (0.25%) Automotive
8 1 (0.25%) Front Office
8 1 (0.25%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
8 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (17.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (15.23%) IT Support
3 53 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 47 (11.93%) IT Engineer
5 39 (9.90%) Administrator
6 38 (9.64%) Analyst
7 32 (8.12%) Systems Administrator
8 31 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (6.09%) Developer
9 24 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (6.09%) Support Analyst
10 23 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (5.58%) .NET Developer
11 22 (5.58%) IT Analyst
12 21 (5.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 21 (5.33%) C# Developer
13 20 (5.08%) Cloud Engineer
13 20 (5.08%) IT Support Analyst
14 18 (4.57%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.30%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (10.15%) .NET
2 29 (7.36%) HTML
3 28 (7.11%) Web Services
4 20 (5.08%) SAML
5 18 (4.57%) HTML5
5 18 (4.57%) J2EE
5 18 (4.57%) Node.js
5 18 (4.57%) OAuth
6 12 (3.05%) JSON
7 9 (2.28%) CSS
8 6 (1.52%) ASP.NET
8 6 (1.52%) RESTful
9 5 (1.27%) DirectX
9 5 (1.27%) WebRTC
9 5 (1.27%) WebSockets
10 4 (1.02%) LDAP
11 3 (0.76%) SailPoint
12 2 (0.51%) LAMP
12 2 (0.51%) XML
13 1 (0.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.15%) Self-Motivation
2 34 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.60%) Driving Licence
4 23 (5.84%) Data Centre
5 18 (4.57%) Public Cloud
5 18 (4.57%) Virtual Team
6 16 (4.06%) iPhone
7 14 (3.55%) Fat Client
7 14 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.55%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.79%) Clustering
8 11 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (2.54%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.54%) Smartphone
10 9 (2.28%) PDA
11 8 (2.03%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.03%) Replication
12 6 (1.52%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.27%) e-Learning
14 4 (1.02%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 316 (80.20%) Windows
2 185 (46.95%) Windows Server
3 166 (42.13%) Windows 10
4 77 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (18.02%) Windows 7
6 43 (10.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (7.87%) Linux
8 20 (5.08%) Windows 8
9 18 (4.57%) Apple iOS
9 18 (4.57%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (3.55%) Android
12 10 (2.54%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.28%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.78%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.27%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.76%) Unix
17 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.17%) ITIL
2 79 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 64 (16.24%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (11.17%) Service Management
5 33 (8.38%) Mentoring
6 29 (7.36%) Identity Access Management
7 27 (6.85%) ITSM
8 24 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (5.33%) Computer Science
9 21 (5.33%) Presales
9 21 (5.33%) Project Management
10 20 (5.08%) High Availability
10 20 (5.08%) Migration
11 19 (4.82%) Change Management
12 18 (4.57%) Microservices
12 18 (4.57%) Unit Testing
13 17 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
13 17 (4.31%) Problem Management
14 15 (3.81%) ERP
15 13 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (18.78%) SQL
2 52 (13.20%) PowerShell
3 39 (9.90%) C#
4 29 (7.36%) JavaScript
5 19 (4.82%) T-SQL
5 19 (4.82%) VB
6 11 (2.79%) PHP
7 7 (1.78%) VBA
8 6 (1.52%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.52%) VBScript
9 1 (0.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 59 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (8.88%) MCSA
3 32 (8.12%) MCSE
4 29 (7.36%) Degree
5 26 (6.60%) MCP
6 23 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.33%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (4.57%) Master's Degree
8 18 (4.57%) Security Cleared
9 15 (3.81%) CCNA
9 15 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (3.05%) SC Cleared
11 9 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (2.28%) CCNP
12 8 (2.03%) CCA
13 6 (1.52%) CISM
13 6 (1.52%) CISSP
13 6 (1.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 6 (1.52%) HND
13 6 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.09%) SLA
2 9 (2.28%) GDPR
3 6 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 117 (29.70%) Hyper-V
2 79 (20.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.60%) XenApp
4 20 (5.08%) Docker
4 20 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.57%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (3.55%) vSphere
7 12 (3.05%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (2.79%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.76%) Firmware
11 3 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.51%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 80 (20.30%) SCCM
2 39 (9.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 20 (5.08%) Backup Exec
4 19 (4.82%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.78%) Ansible
5 7 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.78%) XenMobile
6 6 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.02%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (1.02%) SCOM
9 3 (0.76%) WSUS
10 2 (0.51%) DameWare
10 2 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.51%) vMotion
11 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.25%) Puppet
11 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 283 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 140 (35.53%) VMware
3 59 (14.97%) Citrix
4 56 (14.21%) Cisco
5 31 (7.87%) Apple
6 20 (5.08%) Dell
7 18 (4.57%) ForgeRock
8 14 (3.55%) Avaya
9 12 (3.05%) Adobe
10 10 (2.54%) Oracle
11 9 (2.28%) HP
11 9 (2.28%) Lotus
11 9 (2.28%) SAP
12 7 (1.78%) Altiris
12 7 (1.78%) McAfee
12 7 (1.78%) Symantec
12 7 (1.78%) Veeam
13 5 (1.27%) Virgin Media
13 5 (1.27%) WatchGuard
13 5 (1.27%) Xamarin