Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 28 49
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 357 510 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.79% 7.77% 5.07%
As % of the System Software category 59.30% 65.55% 59.18%
Number of salaries quoted 321 413 342
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -26.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £18,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,000 £51,625
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 602 778 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 11.45% 11.85% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 497 594 507
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £19,400
90th Percentile £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 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
Nottinghamshire -23 102 £35,000 +4.48% 10
Northamptonshire +8 92 £30,000 - 6
Derbyshire +1 80 £27,500 -1.79% 12
Leicestershire +3 50 £29,000 -21.09% 9
Lincolnshire +2 33 £22,000 -32.31%
Active Directory
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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 300 (84.03%) Windows
2 186 (52.10%) Microsoft
3 150 (42.02%) Windows Server
4 144 (40.34%) Office 365
5 124 (34.73%) VMware
6 100 (28.01%) DNS
7 98 (27.45%) Hyper-V
8 92 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 90 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 87 (24.37%) ITIL
11 85 (23.81%) MS Exchange
12 77 (21.57%) Windows 7
12 77 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 76 (21.29%) DHCP
14 75 (21.01%) Cisco
15 74 (20.73%) Windows 10
16 72 (20.17%) SCCM
16 72 (20.17%) Microsoft Office
17 68 (19.05%) Firewall
18 67 (18.77%) SQL Server
19 57 (15.97%) SAN
19 57 (15.97%) TCP/IP
20 56 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
21 54 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (14.57%) LAN
23 50 (14.01%) SQL
24 46 (12.89%) WAN
25 45 (12.61%) MCSE
26 44 (12.32%) Windows 8
27 42 (11.76%) Citrix

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 85 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.00%) Skype for Business
3 23 (6.44%) IIS
4 16 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.20%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.96%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.40%) WordPress
10 2 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 72 (20.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.28%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.28%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 144 (40.34%) Office 365
2 56 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.52%) IaaS
6 6 (1.68%) G Suite
7 3 (0.84%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (28.01%) DNS
2 76 (21.29%) DHCP
3 68 (19.05%) Firewall
4 57 (15.97%) SAN
4 57 (15.97%) TCP/IP
5 52 (14.57%) LAN
6 46 (12.89%) WAN
7 26 (7.28%) Skype
8 21 (5.88%) VPN
9 19 (5.32%) NAS
10 17 (4.76%) MPLS
11 16 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
12 15 (4.20%) VLAN
12 15 (4.20%) Wireless
13 14 (3.92%) NetScaler
14 11 (3.08%) Internet
15 10 (2.80%) PBX
16 8 (2.24%) Unified Communications
17 7 (1.96%) WLAN
18 5 (1.40%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (3.36%) MySQL
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.84%) MS Access
6 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 9 (2.52%) Finance
3 8 (2.24%) Manufacturing
3 8 (2.24%) Retail
4 3 (0.84%) Law
4 3 (0.84%) Legal
4 3 (0.84%) Marketing
4 3 (0.84%) Spanish Language
5 2 (0.56%) Back Office
5 2 (0.56%) Local Government
5 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.56%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) Games
6 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 85 (23.81%) Analyst
2 78 (21.85%) Support Engineer
3 60 (16.81%) IT Support
4 58 (16.25%) Support Analyst
5 48 (13.45%) IT Engineer
6 44 (12.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 34 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
8 33 (9.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (8.40%) Administrator
10 29 (8.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 26 (7.28%) 1st Line Support
12 24 (6.72%) Desktop Support
13 23 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (6.44%) Infrastructure Support
13 23 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
14 22 (6.16%) IT Administrator
15 21 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
16 20 (5.60%) IT Analyst
17 19 (5.32%) Consultant
18 17 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.96%) Web Services
2 4 (1.12%) .NET
2 4 (1.12%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.56%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.56%) CSS
4 2 (0.56%) HTML
4 2 (0.56%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.28%) Flash
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) SOAP
5 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.28%) Clustering
2 21 (5.88%) Driving Licence
3 20 (5.60%) Data Centre
4 19 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.36%) User Experience
6 11 (3.08%) Analytical Mindset
7 7 (1.96%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.40%) Replication
10 4 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.56%) iPad
12 2 (0.56%) PKI
12 2 (0.56%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.28%) EMC VMAX
13 1 (0.28%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 300 (84.03%) Windows
2 150 (42.02%) Windows Server
3 92 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 77 (21.57%) Windows 7
4 77 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (20.73%) Windows 10
6 44 (12.32%) Windows 8
7 34 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (7.84%) Linux
9 21 (5.88%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.96%) Unix
11 6 (1.68%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.40%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.84%) Android
14 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.56%) VMS
16 1 (0.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.37%) ITIL
2 23 (6.44%) Presales
3 21 (5.88%) Project Management
4 18 (5.04%) Time Management
5 17 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 17 (4.76%) Network Management
5 17 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 15 (4.20%) Server Virtualisation
7 14 (3.92%) Mentoring
7 14 (3.92%) Network Load Balancing
8 13 (3.64%) Load Balancing
9 11 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (3.08%) Service Management
10 10 (2.80%) Coaching
10 10 (2.80%) PRINCE2
11 9 (2.52%) ITIL V2
11 9 (2.52%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (2.24%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (2.24%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.01%) SQL
2 33 (9.24%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.64%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.40%) C#
5 4 (1.12%) VB
5 4 (1.12%) VBScript
6 3 (0.84%) PHP
7 1 (0.28%) C
7 1 (0.28%) X++
Qualifications
1 54 (15.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (12.61%) MCSE
3 25 (7.00%) MCSA
4 20 (5.60%) CCNA
4 20 (5.60%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (4.48%) Degree
6 13 (3.64%) MCITP
7 12 (3.36%) MCP
8 10 (2.80%) DBS Check
9 9 (2.52%) Security Cleared
10 8 (2.24%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.96%) CCNP
11 7 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.68%) A+ Certification
12 6 (1.68%) APMP
13 3 (0.84%) CCA
13 3 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.56%) CEH
14 2 (0.56%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.60%) SLA
2 9 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.68%) PMO
4 2 (0.56%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) HIPAA
System Software
1 98 (27.45%) Hyper-V
2 90 (25.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (6.44%) XenApp
5 12 (3.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (2.80%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.52%) vSphere
7 9 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (1.96%) vCloud
8 7 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (1.96%) Xen
9 6 (1.68%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.56%) Snort
11 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 72 (20.17%) SCCM
2 14 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (2.24%) SCOM
3 8 (2.24%) WSUS
4 7 (1.96%) ThinApp
5 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.84%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.84%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.84%) WMI
7 2 (0.56%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.56%) SCSM
7 2 (0.56%) Snorby
7 2 (0.56%) Suricata
7 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.28%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 186 (52.10%) Microsoft
2 124 (34.73%) VMware
3 75 (21.01%) Cisco
4 42 (11.76%) Citrix
5 31 (8.68%) HP
6 20 (5.60%) NetApp
7 19 (5.32%) Apple
8 17 (4.76%) Oracle
9 15 (4.20%) Veeam
10 14 (3.92%) Symantec
11 13 (3.64%) IBM
12 12 (3.36%) Dell
12 12 (3.36%) McAfee
13 10 (2.80%) EMC
13 10 (2.80%) Google
13 10 (2.80%) Juniper
13 10 (2.80%) Sophos
14 8 (2.24%) Autodesk
14 8 (2.24%) CommVault
14 8 (2.24%) Veritas