Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 22 21 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 121 358 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.57% 9.24% 8.17%
As % of the System Software category 53.07% 48.97% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 127 299 316
Median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.90% +3.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £54,250 £55,000 £48,875
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%

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 228 731 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.15% 18.87% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 192 619 579
Median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -2.53% +12.86%
10th Percentile £22,050 £23,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 26 October 2020.

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 26 October 2020. 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
Leicestershire +23 48 £37,500 +20.97% 4
Northamptonshire +2 41 £34,000 -9.33% 9
Nottinghamshire -35 15 £34,000 +9.15% 10
Derbyshire +2 12 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Lincolnshire +6 5 £21,000 -30.00% 5
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 60 (49.59%) Office 365
3 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 53 (43.80%) VMware
5 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
6 45 (37.19%) Azure
7 40 (33.06%) ITIL
8 39 (32.23%) Windows 10
9 38 (31.40%) DNS
10 37 (30.58%) Firewall
11 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
12 29 (23.97%) Cisco
13 28 (23.14%) DHCP
13 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
14 26 (21.49%) Citrix
15 25 (20.66%) WAN
15 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2016
16 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (19.01%) LAN
16 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
17 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
18 19 (15.70%) VoIP
19 18 (14.88%) SAN
20 17 (14.05%) VLAN
21 16 (13.22%) SCCM
21 16 (13.22%) SLA
22 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
23 13 (10.74%) Cisco Certification

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 7 (5.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.48%) Site Server
4 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 60 (49.59%) Office 365
2 45 (37.19%) Azure
3 13 (10.74%) AWS
3 13 (10.74%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (8.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.96%) G Suite
6 4 (3.31%) SaaS
7 3 (2.48%) Cloudflare
7 3 (2.48%) Serverless
8 2 (1.65%) IaaS
9 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.83%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.40%) DNS
2 37 (30.58%) Firewall
3 28 (23.14%) DHCP
3 28 (23.14%) TCP/IP
4 25 (20.66%) WAN
5 23 (19.01%) LAN
6 19 (15.70%) VoIP
7 18 (14.88%) SAN
8 17 (14.05%) VLAN
9 8 (6.61%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (4.96%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (4.96%) iSCSI
11 5 (4.13%) VPN
12 4 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.31%) NetScaler
12 4 (3.31%) Network Security
12 4 (3.31%) Wireless
13 3 (2.48%) IP Telephony
14 2 (1.65%) Internet
14 2 (1.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2019
General
1 8 (6.61%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.96%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Law
3 3 (2.48%) Local Government
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.65%) Back Office
4 2 (1.65%) French Language
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Legal
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Analyst
2 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (14.05%) IT Engineer
4 15 (12.40%) IT Analyst
4 15 (12.40%) Support Engineer
5 12 (9.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (9.92%) IT Support
5 12 (9.92%) Network Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (8.26%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.61%) Support Analyst
8 7 (5.79%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.96%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.13%) Administrator
10 5 (4.13%) IT Support Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
10 5 (4.13%) IT Technician
10 5 (4.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (4.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.83%) Ajax
1 1 (0.83%) CSS
1 1 (0.83%) HTML
1 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.92%) Driving Licence
2 8 (6.61%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
4 6 (4.96%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.48%) FMCG
5 3 (2.48%) User Experience
6 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.65%) Clustering
6 2 (1.65%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.65%) iPad
6 2 (1.65%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 96 (79.34%) Windows
2 46 (38.02%) Windows Server
3 39 (32.23%) Windows 10
4 31 (25.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (20.66%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (15.70%) Windows 7
7 13 (10.74%) Windows Server 2019
8 11 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (4.13%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.31%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (3.31%) Linux
11 3 (2.48%) Unix
12 2 (1.65%) Android
12 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.06%) ITIL
2 20 (16.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (8.26%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (6.61%) Change Management
4 8 (6.61%) Customer Requirements
4 8 (6.61%) Server Management
4 8 (6.61%) Storage Management
5 6 (4.96%) Project Delivery
6 5 (4.13%) Break/Fix
6 5 (4.13%) Migration
6 5 (4.13%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.13%) Project Management
7 4 (3.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.31%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.31%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.31%) Information Security
8 3 (2.48%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.48%) ITSM
8 3 (2.48%) Logistics
8 3 (2.48%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.44%) SQL
2 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.83%) PHP
3 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (19.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (9.92%) CCNA
4 11 (9.09%) MCSE
5 9 (7.44%) CCSA
5 9 (7.44%) MCP
6 8 (6.61%) AWS Certification
6 8 (6.61%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (6.61%) MCITP
6 8 (6.61%) MCTS
7 6 (4.96%) MCSA
7 6 (4.96%) Server+ Certification
8 5 (4.13%) DBS Check
9 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.65%) CCNP
10 2 (1.65%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.83%) CISSP
11 1 (0.83%) Degree
11 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.22%) SLA
2 10 (8.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (19.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.53%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.96%) XenDesktop
4 5 (4.13%) XenApp
5 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.22%) SCCM
2 8 (6.61%) vCenter Server
3 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.31%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 57 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 53 (43.80%) VMware
3 29 (23.97%) Cisco
4 26 (21.49%) Citrix
5 10 (8.26%) CheckPoint
6 9 (7.44%) HP
6 9 (7.44%) NetApp
7 8 (6.61%) Mitel
8 6 (4.96%) Dell
9 4 (3.31%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.48%) Google
10 3 (2.48%) IBM
10 3 (2.48%) Meraki
11 2 (1.65%) Avaya
11 2 (1.65%) Draytek
11 2 (1.65%) ESET
11 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.65%) Juniper
11 2 (1.65%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.65%) Synology