Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 19 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 303 144 401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.66% 8.03% 9.91%
As % of the System Software category 53.91% 45.43% 51.02%
Number of salaries quoted 260 118 308
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £22,750
25th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +8.70%
75th Percentile £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%

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 562 317 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.92% 17.68% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 461 266 637
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,800
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,500 £38,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.30% +12.99% -3.75%
75th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £50,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,125 £60,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +7 104 £40,000 +23.08% 28
Nottinghamshire +12 69 £40,000 +25.98% 27
Leicestershire -11 51 £32,500 -21.21% 19
Derbyshire +3 40 £28,750 -32.35% 17
Lincolnshire -3 35 £30,750 +2.50% 14
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 239 (78.88%) Windows
2 183 (60.40%) Microsoft
3 167 (55.12%) Microsoft 365
4 161 (53.14%) VMware
5 158 (52.15%) Windows Server
6 117 (38.61%) Azure
7 100 (33.00%) Windows 10
8 99 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 94 (31.02%) Social Skills
10 87 (28.71%) Firewall
11 83 (27.39%) Citrix
12 71 (23.43%) ITIL
13 68 (22.44%) DNS
13 68 (22.44%) Hyper-V
14 67 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
15 64 (21.12%) Microsoft Office
16 62 (20.46%) Cisco
17 61 (20.13%) SQL
18 58 (19.14%) DHCP
19 56 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 55 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
21 52 (17.16%) Linux
21 52 (17.16%) PowerShell
22 50 (16.50%) SCCM
23 48 (15.84%) LAN
24 47 (15.51%) WAN
24 47 (15.51%) vSphere
24 47 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
25 46 (15.18%) Windows Server 2019
26 45 (14.85%) Windows 7

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 43 (14.19%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.22%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.64%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.98%) nginx
5 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.66%) IIS
7 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.33%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (21.12%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.98%) Siemens NX
4 6 (1.98%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.99%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 167 (55.12%) Microsoft 365
2 117 (38.61%) Azure
3 44 (14.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (5.61%) SaaS
5 15 (4.95%) PaaS
6 14 (4.62%) IaaS
7 9 (2.97%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.64%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.65%) Power Automate
9 5 (1.65%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.32%) AWS
10 4 (1.32%) GitHub
11 3 (0.99%) Yammer
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.33%) Slack
12 1 (0.33%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 87 (28.71%) Firewall
2 68 (22.44%) DNS
3 58 (19.14%) DHCP
4 48 (15.84%) LAN
5 47 (15.51%) WAN
6 35 (11.55%) VPN
7 24 (7.92%) SAN
7 24 (7.92%) VLAN
8 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
8 22 (7.26%) Wireless
9 18 (5.94%) Remote Desktop
10 17 (5.61%) VoIP
11 16 (5.28%) Internet
12 15 (4.95%) Skype
13 13 (4.29%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (3.63%) WLAN
15 7 (2.31%) SSL
16 6 (1.98%) Asterisk PBX
16 6 (1.98%) Reverse Proxy
17 5 (1.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.32%) Power BI
5 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) JIRA
1 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 5 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (1.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.65%) Selenium
3 4 (1.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (31.02%) Social Skills
2 32 (10.56%) Public Sector
3 22 (7.26%) Law
4 16 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.28%) Manufacturing
4 16 (5.28%) Retail
5 13 (4.29%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.30%) Back Office
7 8 (2.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
8 6 (1.98%) Automotive
9 3 (0.99%) Documentation Skills
9 3 (0.99%) Finance
9 3 (0.99%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.66%) Banking
10 2 (0.66%) German Language
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 67 (22.11%) Support Engineer
2 50 (16.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 43 (14.19%) Analyst
4 42 (13.86%) IT Engineer
5 37 (12.21%) IT Support
6 34 (11.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 26 (8.58%) Senior Support Engineer
8 25 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 25 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 23 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (7.59%) Support Analyst
10 21 (6.93%) IT Analyst
11 16 (5.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 15 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 15 (4.95%) Server Engineer
12 15 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (4.62%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (4.29%) Administrator
15 12 (3.96%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.65%) .NET
2 4 (1.32%) JSON
3 2 (0.66%) EDI
3 2 (0.66%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.54%) Data Centre
2 13 (4.29%) Driving Licence
3 12 (3.96%) Fat Client
3 12 (3.96%) Thin Client
4 10 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.97%) AS400
6 8 (2.64%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.64%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.31%) Client/Server
7 7 (2.31%) iPhone
7 7 (2.31%) User Experience
8 6 (1.98%) CCTV
8 6 (1.98%) Replication
9 4 (1.32%) FMCG
9 4 (1.32%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.99%) Handset
11 2 (0.66%) Clustering
11 2 (0.66%) Life Science
11 2 (0.66%) PKI
11 2 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 239 (78.88%) Windows
2 158 (52.15%) Windows Server
3 100 (33.00%) Windows 10
4 52 (17.16%) Linux
5 47 (15.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (15.18%) Windows Server 2019
7 45 (14.85%) Windows 7
8 36 (11.88%) Windows Server 2016
9 34 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (7.26%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (3.30%) Android
12 10 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.31%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.32%) CentOS
14 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.99%) Unix
16 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.43%) ITIL
2 67 (22.11%) Problem-Solving
3 56 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 36 (11.88%) Project Management
5 20 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (6.27%) Patch Management
7 17 (5.61%) Security Patching
8 14 (4.62%) Service Management
9 13 (4.29%) Capacity Management
9 13 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
10 12 (3.96%) Identity Access Management
11 10 (3.30%) High Availability
12 9 (2.97%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.97%) Change Management
12 9 (2.97%) Computer Science
12 9 (2.97%) Identity Management
12 9 (2.97%) Server Management
13 8 (2.64%) ERP
13 8 (2.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 61 (20.13%) SQL
2 52 (17.16%) PowerShell
3 10 (3.30%) Python
4 9 (2.97%) Bash Shell
5 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.66%) VB
7 1 (0.33%) C
7 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (8.58%) Citrix Certification
3 24 (7.92%) MCITP
4 23 (7.59%) MCSA
5 16 (5.28%) Degree
6 13 (4.29%) MCSE
7 12 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (3.30%) MCP
9 9 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (2.31%) CCNA
10 7 (2.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (1.98%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.98%) Security Cleared
12 5 (1.65%) CCNP
13 4 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.32%) VCAP
13 4 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (0.99%) A+ Certification
14 3 (0.99%) CCDP
14 3 (0.99%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.20%) SLA
2 17 (5.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.64%) GDPR
4 6 (1.98%) QA
5 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.66%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (32.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (22.44%) Hyper-V
3 47 (15.51%) vSphere
4 39 (12.87%) XenApp
5 38 (12.54%) XenDesktop
6 23 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
7 13 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.32%) KVM
8 4 (1.32%) NFS
9 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 50 (16.50%) SCCM
2 19 (6.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 9 (2.97%) SCOM
4 8 (2.64%) Ansible
5 7 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.98%) HAProxy
6 6 (1.98%) Nagios
6 6 (1.98%) SCOrch
7 5 (1.65%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.32%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.32%) PowerCLI
8 4 (1.32%) vRealize
8 4 (1.32%) WSUS
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (0.99%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 183 (60.40%) Microsoft
2 161 (53.14%) VMware
3 83 (27.39%) Citrix
4 62 (20.46%) Cisco
5 27 (8.91%) Dell
6 15 (4.95%) SonicWALL
6 15 (4.95%) Veeam
7 12 (3.96%) HP
7 12 (3.96%) Sophos
8 11 (3.63%) IBM
9 10 (3.30%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.97%) NetApp
10 9 (2.97%) Red Hat
10 9 (2.97%) SAP
11 8 (2.64%) Apple
12 7 (2.31%) Draytek
12 7 (2.31%) Oracle
12 7 (2.31%) WatchGuard
13 6 (1.98%) Meraki
13 6 (1.98%) Siemens