Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 18 26
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 165 411 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.55% 10.00% 7.94%
As % of the System Software category 47.28% 51.57% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 145 319 369
Median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,100 £22,400 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £48,800
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +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 349 797 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.09% 19.40% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 287 633 618
Median annual salary £43,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.86% -1.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £23,550 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,750 £61,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 14 July 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 14 July 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
Nottinghamshire -17 47 £34,000 -2.86%
Northamptonshire -2 45 £32,500 -13.33% 5
Leicestershire +21 34 £41,250 +21.32% 5
Derbyshire -3 22 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Lincolnshire +13 14 £30,000 +5.26% 5
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 138 (83.64%) Windows
2 92 (55.76%) Microsoft
3 70 (42.42%) Windows Server
4 68 (41.21%) Office 365
5 60 (36.36%) VMware
6 55 (33.33%) Windows 10
7 51 (30.91%) Azure
8 47 (28.48%) SCCM
9 45 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 44 (26.67%) ITIL
11 42 (25.45%) Windows 7
12 39 (23.64%) Citrix
13 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
13 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
14 32 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 31 (18.79%) SAN
16 29 (17.58%) DNS
17 27 (16.36%) Cisco
18 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (15.76%) TCP/IP
18 26 (15.76%) Firewall
18 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
19 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
20 23 (13.94%) Hyper-V
21 22 (13.33%) SLA
21 22 (13.33%) Project Delivery
22 20 (12.12%) PowerShell
23 19 (11.52%) WAN
23 19 (11.52%) DHCP

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 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.27%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.64%) IIS
5 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.61%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 68 (41.21%) Office 365
2 51 (30.91%) Azure
3 17 (10.30%) AWS
3 17 (10.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (6.67%) SaaS
5 9 (5.45%) Power Platform
6 8 (4.85%) Power Automate
7 4 (2.42%) IaaS
7 4 (2.42%) PaaS
7 4 (2.42%) ShareGate
8 1 (0.61%) G Suite
8 1 (0.61%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (18.79%) SAN
2 29 (17.58%) DNS
3 26 (15.76%) Firewall
3 26 (15.76%) TCP/IP
4 19 (11.52%) DHCP
4 19 (11.52%) LAN
4 19 (11.52%) WAN
5 11 (6.67%) NAS
6 9 (5.45%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (5.45%) iSCSI
6 9 (5.45%) NetScaler
6 9 (5.45%) VLAN
7 7 (4.24%) VPN
8 6 (3.64%) VoIP
9 5 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (3.03%) IP Telephony
9 5 (3.03%) MPLS
9 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.42%) Network Security
10 4 (2.42%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Bazaar
General
1 19 (11.52%) Public Sector
2 14 (8.48%) Retail
3 12 (7.27%) Local Government
4 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.42%) Finance
6 2 (1.21%) Law
7 1 (0.61%) Electronics
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
7 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (27.27%) Analyst
2 22 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (10.91%) IT Analyst
3 18 (10.91%) IT Engineer
4 16 (9.70%) Administrator
4 16 (9.70%) IT Support
4 16 (9.70%) Support Engineer
5 13 (7.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 9 (5.45%) Team Leader
9 8 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (4.85%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) IT Support Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) SharePoint Analyst
10 7 (4.24%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.64%) Help Desk Support
11 6 (3.64%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.82%) LDAP
1 3 (1.82%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.45%) Driving Licence
2 9 (5.45%) Public Cloud
3 8 (4.85%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Licensing
4 4 (2.42%) NHS
4 4 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.82%) Clustering
5 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.82%) Social Media
6 2 (1.21%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 138 (83.64%) Windows
2 70 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 55 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 45 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (25.45%) Windows 7
6 33 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (15.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (11.52%) Linux
9 9 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (5.45%) Ubuntu
9 9 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.24%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.64%) Android
11 6 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (1.82%) CentOS
13 3 (1.82%) Windows 8
14 2 (1.21%) Unix
15 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) ITIL
2 32 (19.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (13.33%) Project Delivery
4 15 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 15 (9.09%) Migration
5 13 (7.88%) Service Management
6 10 (6.06%) Change Control
6 10 (6.06%) Security Management
7 9 (5.45%) Multichannel Retail
7 9 (5.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 9 (5.45%) Software Engineering
8 8 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.85%) Storage Management
8 8 (4.85%) Workflow
9 7 (4.24%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (4.24%) Patch Management
9 7 (4.24%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (4.24%) Project Management
9 7 (4.24%) Server Management
10 6 (3.64%) Antivirus Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 17 (10.30%) SQL
3 7 (4.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (7.88%) MCSE
3 8 (4.85%) CCNA
3 8 (4.85%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (4.24%) AWS Certification
4 7 (4.24%) MCITP
4 7 (4.24%) MCSA
4 7 (4.24%) MCTS
5 6 (3.64%) CCNP
5 6 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.42%) Server+ Certification
7 3 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.21%) MCSD
9 1 (0.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.33%) SLA
2 13 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.94%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.45%) XenApp
4 7 (4.24%) Terminal Services
5 5 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.42%) Firmware
6 4 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.82%) vSphere
8 1 (0.61%) pfSense
8 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (28.48%) SCCM
2 15 (9.09%) WSUS
3 13 (7.88%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (6.67%) SCOM
5 5 (3.03%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (2.42%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 92 (55.76%) Microsoft
2 60 (36.36%) VMware
3 39 (23.64%) Citrix
4 27 (16.36%) Cisco
5 17 (10.30%) HP
5 17 (10.30%) NetApp
6 11 (6.67%) Veeam
7 10 (6.06%) Avaya
7 10 (6.06%) Google
8 9 (5.45%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.45%) Remedy
9 8 (4.85%) Nintex
10 6 (3.64%) Capita
10 6 (3.64%) iManage
11 5 (3.03%) arcserve
11 5 (3.03%) CommVault
11 5 (3.03%) EMC
11 5 (3.03%) ServiceNow
11 5 (3.03%) Zerto
12 3 (1.82%) Palo Alto