Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 35 27
Rank change year-on-year +11 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 367 360 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.34% 6.84% 7.40%
As % of the System Software category 48.42% 58.16% 65.06%
Number of salaries quoted 269 324 377
East Midlands median annual salary £32,000 £30,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.45% +19.64%
10th Percentile £19,225 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,200 £54,625 £48,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 758 619 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.23% 11.75% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 557 513 550
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £66,000 £58,750 £54,525
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 12 December 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 12 December 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
Nottinghamshire +36 141 £32,500 -7.14% 21
Northamptonshire -4 106 £30,000 - 14
Leicestershire -10 57 £32,500 +12.07% 11
Derbyshire 0 49 £28,000 +0.90% 8
Rutland - 8 - -
Lincolnshire -4 5 £26,000 +18.18% 10
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 302 (82.29%) Windows
2 251 (68.39%) Microsoft
3 159 (43.32%) Windows Server
4 138 (37.60%) Office 365
5 129 (35.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 118 (32.15%) VMware
7 114 (31.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 106 (28.88%) Hyper-V
9 92 (25.07%) SCCM
9 92 (25.07%) DNS
10 83 (22.62%) DHCP
11 82 (22.34%) Cisco
11 82 (22.34%) Windows 7
12 81 (22.07%) TCP/IP
12 81 (22.07%) ITIL
13 80 (21.80%) MS Exchange
14 78 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
15 75 (20.44%) Microsoft Office
16 73 (19.89%) Windows 10
17 70 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
18 69 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
18 69 (18.80%) SLA
18 69 (18.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 68 (18.53%) Azure Active Directory
20 63 (17.17%) Citrix
21 59 (16.08%) SQL Server
21 59 (16.08%) Finance
22 57 (15.53%) SQL
22 57 (15.53%) MCSE
22 57 (15.53%) LAN

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 80 (21.80%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.63%) Skype for Business
3 27 (7.36%) SharePoint
4 20 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (3.27%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.72%) IIS
9 8 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.09%) Site Server
11 1 (0.27%) CMS
11 1 (0.27%) Kentico
11 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 75 (20.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.27%) assyst
2 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 138 (37.60%) Office 365
2 129 (35.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (18.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 54 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (3.81%) SaaS
6 13 (3.54%) IaaS
6 13 (3.54%) PaaS
7 9 (2.45%) G Suite
8 7 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.09%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.27%) Boomi
12 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 92 (25.07%) DNS
2 83 (22.62%) DHCP
3 81 (22.07%) TCP/IP
4 57 (15.53%) LAN
5 47 (12.81%) SAN
5 47 (12.81%) WAN
6 44 (11.99%) Firewall
7 37 (10.08%) VLAN
8 27 (7.36%) Wireless
9 22 (5.99%) Internet
10 17 (4.63%) VoIP
10 17 (4.63%) VPN
11 15 (4.09%) NAS
12 13 (3.54%) Remote Desktop
12 13 (3.54%) Skype
13 12 (3.27%) Ethernet
14 9 (2.45%) IPsec
15 8 (2.18%) Kerberos
16 7 (1.91%) MPLS
16 7 (1.91%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.18%) MySQL
3 6 (1.63%) Cognos Impromptu
4 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) Power BI
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (16.08%) Finance
2 26 (7.08%) Retail
3 19 (5.18%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.27%) Games
5 7 (1.91%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.91%) Back Office
6 5 (1.36%) Banking
7 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
8 3 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) French Language
10 1 (0.27%) German Language
10 1 (0.27%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 78 (21.25%) Support Engineer
2 65 (17.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (16.35%) Analyst
4 51 (13.90%) IT Support
5 42 (11.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 33 (8.99%) IT Engineer
7 32 (8.72%) Support Analyst
8 27 (7.36%) Developer
9 25 (6.81%) Administrator
9 25 (6.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 24 (6.54%) IT Analyst
11 23 (6.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (5.72%) Infrastructure Support
13 20 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 20 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
14 18 (4.90%) Java Developer
15 17 (4.63%) 2nd Line Support
15 17 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (4.09%) 1st Line Support
16 15 (4.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (7.90%) Web Services
2 27 (7.36%) HTML
3 25 (6.81%) SAML
4 22 (5.99%) HTML5
4 22 (5.99%) Node.js
4 22 (5.99%) OAuth
5 18 (4.90%) J2EE
6 17 (4.63%) .NET
7 11 (3.00%) LDAP
8 7 (1.91%) SailPoint
9 5 (1.36%) CSS
9 5 (1.36%) REST
9 5 (1.36%) WSH
10 4 (1.09%) jQuery
10 4 (1.09%) RESTful
10 4 (1.09%) XML
11 3 (0.82%) ADSI
12 2 (0.54%) Software Packaging
12 2 (0.54%) WAP
13 1 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.62%) Data Centre
2 40 (10.90%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (8.17%) Clustering
4 23 (6.27%) Public Cloud
5 22 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.99%) Client/Server
5 22 (5.99%) Fat Client
5 22 (5.99%) Thin Client
5 22 (5.99%) Virtual Team
6 19 (5.18%) Management Information System
7 15 (4.09%) Blackberry
7 15 (4.09%) Replication
8 12 (3.27%) Driving Licence
8 12 (3.27%) PKI
9 11 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.63%) Fintech
10 6 (1.63%) HP Storage
11 5 (1.36%) Handset
12 4 (1.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 302 (82.29%) Windows
2 159 (43.32%) Windows Server
3 114 (31.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 82 (22.34%) Windows 7
5 73 (19.89%) Windows 10
6 70 (19.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 51 (13.90%) Linux
8 37 (10.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.72%) Apple iOS
10 12 (3.27%) Windows 8
11 11 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 11 (3.00%) Mac OS X
11 11 (3.00%) Unix
12 9 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.91%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.09%) Oracle Linux
15 3 (0.82%) Android
16 1 (0.27%) AIX
16 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (22.07%) ITIL
2 69 (18.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 43 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (10.08%) Incident Management
5 36 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (7.90%) Identity Access Management
7 26 (7.08%) High Availability
8 24 (6.54%) Patch Management
9 23 (6.27%) Computer Science
10 22 (5.99%) Microservices
10 22 (5.99%) Server Management
10 22 (5.99%) Unit Testing
11 21 (5.72%) Network Load Balancing
12 20 (5.45%) Service Management
13 18 (4.90%) Change Management
13 18 (4.90%) Time Management
14 16 (4.36%) Identity Management
14 16 (4.36%) Presales
15 15 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
16 14 (3.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.53%) SQL
2 31 (8.45%) Java
3 27 (7.36%) JavaScript
3 27 (7.36%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.90%) C#
5 8 (2.18%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.63%) VBScript
7 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (0.27%) OpenEdge ABL
8 1 (0.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (21.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (15.53%) MCSE
3 42 (11.44%) Degree
4 36 (9.81%) MCSA
5 25 (6.81%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (6.54%) MCP
7 23 (6.27%) CCNA
8 22 (5.99%) Master's Degree
9 14 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (3.54%) A+ Certification
10 13 (3.54%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (3.27%) ACDT
11 12 (3.27%) ACHDS
11 12 (3.27%) ACTC
11 12 (3.27%) MCDST
11 12 (3.27%) MCSM
12 8 (2.18%) MCITP
13 6 (1.63%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.63%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (18.80%) SLA
2 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (1.09%) GDPR
5 3 (0.82%) PMO
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.27%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 106 (28.88%) Hyper-V
2 69 (18.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.54%) Docker
3 24 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (4.90%) Terminal Services
5 14 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
6 13 (3.54%) vSphere
7 7 (1.91%) BitLocker
8 6 (1.63%) XenApp
9 4 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (0.82%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.54%) XenServer
12 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.27%) Firmware
12 1 (0.27%) vCloud
12 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 92 (25.07%) SCCM
2 23 (6.27%) Kubernetes
3 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 9 (2.45%) vCenter Server
5 8 (2.18%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (1.36%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.82%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.82%) Puppet
9 3 (0.82%) SCOM
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.54%) Grafana
11 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.27%) Nessus
11 1 (0.27%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 251 (68.39%) Microsoft
2 118 (32.15%) VMware
3 82 (22.34%) Cisco
4 63 (17.17%) Citrix
5 27 (7.36%) Apple
6 22 (5.99%) ForgeRock
7 20 (5.45%) HP
7 20 (5.45%) Veeam
8 18 (4.90%) Remedy
9 17 (4.63%) Oracle
10 15 (4.09%) Dell
11 14 (3.81%) McAfee
12 12 (3.27%) Lotus
12 12 (3.27%) NetApp
13 10 (2.72%) Avaya
14 8 (2.18%) Google
14 8 (2.18%) Sophos
14 8 (2.18%) Symantec
15 7 (1.91%) Acronis
15 7 (1.91%) CyberArk