Period
to 18 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 31 31
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 368 435 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.98% 7.21% 6.29%
As % of the System Software category 57.59% 62.77% 60.70%
Number of salaries quoted 338 343 355
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +15.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £54,125 £48,000 £45,124
England median annual salary £35,625 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.79% - -

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 639 693 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.12% 11.49% 10.36%
Number of salaries quoted 552 522 547
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,100 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.88% +3.14% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,000 £19,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £47,500
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 18 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +13 112 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Nottinghamshire -33 82 £35,000 - 37
Derbyshire -6 78 £30,000 +0.84% 17
Leicestershire +14 66 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Lincolnshire +4 32 £20,625 -34.00% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 296 (80.43%) Windows
2 208 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 175 (47.55%) Windows Server
4 160 (43.48%) Office 365
5 142 (38.59%) VMware
6 108 (29.35%) DNS
7 105 (28.53%) SCCM
8 100 (27.17%) ITIL
9 98 (26.63%) Hyper-V
10 94 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 91 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
12 90 (24.46%) MS Exchange
13 84 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 82 (22.28%) Windows 10
14 82 (22.28%) DHCP
15 76 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
16 73 (19.84%) Windows 7
16 73 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 72 (19.57%) PowerShell
17 72 (19.57%) Cisco
18 71 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
19 68 (18.48%) SQL Server
20 64 (17.39%) LAN
21 62 (16.85%) Firewall
22 59 (16.03%) Citrix
23 57 (15.49%) TCP/IP
24 56 (15.22%) MCSA
25 55 (14.95%) WAN
26 48 (13.04%) MCSE
27 43 (11.68%) SQL

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 90 (24.46%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.78%) Skype for Business
3 19 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.80%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.99%) IIS
8 6 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.09%) WordPress
10 2 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 76 (20.65%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.82%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 160 (43.48%) Office 365
2 91 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.08%) IaaS
6 10 (2.72%) PaaS
7 7 (1.90%) SaaS
8 6 (1.63%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 108 (29.35%) DNS
2 82 (22.28%) DHCP
3 64 (17.39%) LAN
4 62 (16.85%) Firewall
5 57 (15.49%) TCP/IP
6 55 (14.95%) WAN
7 39 (10.60%) SAN
8 32 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
9 30 (8.15%) Skype
10 26 (7.07%) Wireless
11 22 (5.98%) VLAN
12 18 (4.89%) MPLS
13 14 (3.80%) VPN
14 13 (3.53%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.17%) BGP
15 8 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (2.17%) Ethernet
15 8 (2.17%) NAS
15 8 (2.17%) OSPF
15 8 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.09%) MySQL
6 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) MS Access
8 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (7.61%) Retail
2 22 (5.98%) Manufacturing
3 14 (3.80%) Finance
4 7 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.36%) Games
6 4 (1.09%) Back Office
6 4 (1.09%) Marketing
7 3 (0.82%) Legal
8 2 (0.54%) Banking
8 2 (0.54%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 84 (22.83%) Support Engineer
2 71 (19.29%) Analyst
3 60 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 58 (15.76%) IT Engineer
5 53 (14.40%) IT Support
6 49 (13.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (11.41%) Support Analyst
8 31 (8.42%) IT Support Engineer
9 30 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (7.88%) Administrator
10 29 (7.88%) Windows Engineer
11 27 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (7.07%) Desktop Support
13 25 (6.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
16 22 (5.98%) IT Analyst
17 20 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
18 19 (5.16%) Infrastructure Support
19 18 (4.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.09%) Web Services
2 1 (0.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.27%) ADSI
2 1 (0.27%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.27%) COM
2 1 (0.27%) CSS
2 1 (0.27%) Flash
2 1 (0.27%) HTML
2 1 (0.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.27%) SOAP
2 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.89%) Clustering
3 14 (3.80%) Analytical Mindset
4 13 (3.53%) User Experience
5 10 (2.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 9 (2.45%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.17%) Data Centre
8 7 (1.90%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.63%) NHS
10 5 (1.36%) PKI
11 4 (1.09%) iPhone
11 4 (1.09%) Replication
12 3 (0.82%) mPOS
12 3 (0.82%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.54%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.54%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 296 (80.43%) Windows
2 175 (47.55%) Windows Server
3 84 (22.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (22.28%) Windows 10
5 73 (19.84%) Windows 7
5 73 (19.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (11.14%) Windows 8
7 32 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 20 (5.43%) Windows XP
9 11 (2.99%) Linux
10 9 (2.45%) Windows Vista
11 7 (1.90%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.90%) Solaris
11 7 (1.90%) Unix
12 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.09%) VMS
14 3 (0.82%) Android
14 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.17%) ITIL
2 28 (7.61%) Presales
3 26 (7.07%) Project Management
4 21 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 16 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 15 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 15 (4.08%) Service Management
7 13 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (3.53%) Time Management
8 12 (3.26%) ERP
8 12 (3.26%) Matrix Management
8 12 (3.26%) Matrix Organization
8 12 (3.26%) Network Load Balancing
8 12 (3.26%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (2.72%) Network Management
9 10 (2.72%) PRINCE2
10 9 (2.45%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (2.17%) Business Continuity
11 8 (2.17%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 43 (11.68%) SQL
3 10 (2.72%) T-SQL
4 7 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.63%) VB
6 4 (1.09%) VBScript
7 1 (0.27%) C#
7 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 71 (19.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (15.22%) MCSA
3 48 (13.04%) MCSE
4 37 (10.05%) CCNA
4 37 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (5.16%) CCNP
6 17 (4.62%) MCP
7 10 (2.72%) Degree
7 10 (2.72%) Security Cleared
8 9 (2.45%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.90%) CISM
9 7 (1.90%) CISSP
9 7 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (1.63%) MCITP
11 5 (1.36%) CCA
11 5 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.36%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.09%) APMP
12 4 (1.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.98%) SLA
2 10 (2.72%) PMO
3 8 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.54%) GDPR
4 2 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 98 (26.63%) Hyper-V
2 94 (25.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.88%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (6.79%) XenApp
5 12 (3.26%) vSphere
6 9 (2.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.17%) Terminal Services
8 6 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (1.63%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.82%) XenServer
11 2 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.27%) Firmware
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 105 (28.53%) SCCM
2 19 (5.16%) SCOM
3 12 (3.26%) SCOrch
3 12 (3.26%) WSUS
4 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Clustering
4 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.17%) Nagios
6 7 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.36%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) WMI
10 2 (0.54%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.54%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.54%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.54%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.54%) SCSM
10 2 (0.54%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 208 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 142 (38.59%) VMware
3 72 (19.57%) Cisco
4 59 (16.03%) Citrix
5 31 (8.42%) Apple
6 29 (7.88%) Dell
7 25 (6.79%) HP
8 17 (4.62%) Veeam
9 12 (3.26%) Google
10 10 (2.72%) NetApp
11 7 (1.90%) Oracle
11 7 (1.90%) Remedy
11 7 (1.90%) Sophos
12 6 (1.63%) Autodesk
12 6 (1.63%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (1.63%) CommVault
12 6 (1.63%) Symantec
12 6 (1.63%) Veritas
13 5 (1.36%) Juniper
13 5 (1.36%) WatchGuard