Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 384 347 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.14% 6.92% 8.50%
As % of the System Software category 54.62% 59.32% 66.75%
Number of salaries quoted 309 312 465
East Midlands median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +17.86%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £37,000 £35,867 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +2.48% -

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 703 585 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.90% 11.67% 12.74%
Number of salaries quoted 575 493 647
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +21 137 £32,500 -10.96% 19
Northamptonshire -5 93 £30,000 - 19
Leicestershire +10 74 £31,000 +11.71% 17
Derbyshire +4 62 £25,000 -5.66% 9
Lincolnshire -5 12 £25,000 - 4
Rutland - 5 - - 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 298 (77.60%) Windows
2 259 (67.45%) Microsoft
3 170 (44.27%) Windows Server
4 165 (42.97%) Office 365
5 131 (34.11%) DNS
6 129 (33.59%) VMware
7 123 (32.03%) Hyper-V
8 119 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
8 119 (30.99%) SCCM
9 107 (27.86%) Cisco
10 103 (26.82%) DHCP
11 101 (26.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 100 (26.04%) ITIL
13 95 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
14 94 (24.48%) TCP/IP
15 93 (24.22%) MS Exchange
16 90 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
17 89 (23.18%) Windows 10
18 87 (22.66%) Windows 7
19 77 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 75 (19.53%) SQL Server
21 72 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
22 71 (18.49%) LAN
23 69 (17.97%) Citrix
24 68 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
25 65 (16.93%) SLA
26 59 (15.36%) SAN
27 58 (15.10%) Finance
28 56 (14.58%) Firewall
29 53 (13.80%) Azure Active Directory

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 93 (24.22%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.85%) Skype for Business
3 29 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (5.73%) SharePoint
6 17 (4.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (4.17%) IIS
8 12 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 7 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (1.30%) Site Server
11 4 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 95 (24.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 165 (42.97%) Office 365
2 119 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (13.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (3.13%) SaaS
6 11 (2.86%) G Suite
6 11 (2.86%) IaaS
6 11 (2.86%) PaaS
7 7 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (1.30%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.26%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 131 (34.11%) DNS
2 103 (26.82%) DHCP
3 94 (24.48%) TCP/IP
4 71 (18.49%) LAN
5 59 (15.36%) SAN
6 56 (14.58%) Firewall
7 51 (13.28%) WAN
8 40 (10.42%) VLAN
9 33 (8.59%) Wireless
10 22 (5.73%) VoIP
11 19 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
12 18 (4.69%) Skype
13 16 (4.17%) Internet
13 16 (4.17%) VPN
14 15 (3.91%) Ethernet
14 15 (3.91%) IPsec
14 15 (3.91%) NAS
15 10 (2.60%) MPLS
16 9 (2.34%) WLAN
17 7 (1.82%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (19.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.86%) Cognos Impromptu
2 11 (2.86%) MySQL
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) Power BI
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.52%) Hudson
2 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.26%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) MSI
General
1 58 (15.10%) Finance
2 28 (7.29%) Retail
3 24 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.91%) Games
5 7 (1.82%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.30%) Law
6 5 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.04%) Back Office
7 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (0.78%) Automotive
8 3 (0.78%) Legal
9 2 (0.52%) Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Local Government
9 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 1 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 91 (23.70%) Support Engineer
2 69 (17.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (17.45%) Analyst
4 65 (16.93%) IT Support
5 47 (12.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 42 (10.94%) Administrator
6 42 (10.94%) IT Engineer
7 39 (10.16%) Support Analyst
8 31 (8.07%) IT Analyst
9 30 (7.81%) IT Support Engineer
10 28 (7.29%) Infrastructure Support
10 28 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
11 27 (7.03%) 3rd Line Support
11 27 (7.03%) IT Support Analyst
12 26 (6.77%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 24 (6.25%) Service Analyst
13 24 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
14 22 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support
14 22 (5.73%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.39%) LDAP
2 7 (1.82%) SailPoint
2 7 (1.82%) SAML
2 7 (1.82%) Web Services
2 7 (1.82%) WSH
3 6 (1.56%) HTML
4 5 (1.30%) COM
5 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.04%) HTML5
5 4 (1.04%) J2EE
5 4 (1.04%) Node.js
5 4 (1.04%) OAuth
6 3 (0.78%) .NET
7 2 (0.52%) ADSI
7 2 (0.52%) CSS
7 2 (0.52%) jQuery
7 2 (0.52%) REST
7 2 (0.52%) RESTful
7 2 (0.52%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.77%) Clustering
3 24 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (5.99%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.95%) Client/Server
5 19 (4.95%) Fat Client
5 19 (4.95%) Thin Client
6 16 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (4.17%) Replication
7 14 (3.65%) Blackberry
8 13 (3.39%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.86%) PKI
10 8 (2.08%) HP Storage
11 7 (1.82%) Handset
12 6 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.30%) Fintech
13 5 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
14 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (1.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 298 (77.60%) Windows
2 170 (44.27%) Windows Server
3 101 (26.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 89 (23.18%) Windows 10
5 87 (22.66%) Windows 7
6 68 (17.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (11.20%) Linux
8 21 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.95%) Apple iOS
10 17 (4.43%) Mac OS X
11 13 (3.39%) Mac OS
12 10 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.60%) Unix
13 9 (2.34%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.82%) Windows 8
15 4 (1.04%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.78%) Android
17 2 (0.52%) Debian
17 2 (0.52%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (26.04%) ITIL
2 77 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 51 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (11.20%) Incident Management
5 24 (6.25%) Server Management
6 23 (5.99%) Service Management
7 22 (5.73%) Time Management
8 21 (5.47%) Change Management
9 19 (4.95%) High Availability
9 19 (4.95%) ITIL V3
10 18 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.69%) Migration
11 17 (4.43%) Break/Fix
11 17 (4.43%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (4.43%) Network Load Balancing
12 16 (4.17%) Identity Management
13 15 (3.91%) ITSM
13 15 (3.91%) Presales
14 14 (3.65%) Patch Management
14 14 (3.65%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (11.72%) PowerShell
2 42 (10.94%) SQL
3 16 (4.17%) Java
4 12 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (2.08%) VBScript
6 6 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.30%) C#
8 2 (0.52%) VB
8 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 72 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (12.50%) MCSE
3 41 (10.68%) MCSA
4 26 (6.77%) MCP
5 21 (5.47%) Degree
6 20 (5.21%) CCNA
6 20 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.39%) A+ Certification
7 13 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
8 12 (3.13%) ACDT
8 12 (3.13%) ACHDS
8 12 (3.13%) ACTC
8 12 (3.13%) MCDST
8 12 (3.13%) MCSM
9 11 (2.86%) MCITP
10 8 (2.08%) SC Cleared
10 8 (2.08%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.82%) DBS Check
11 7 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.93%) SLA
2 5 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.78%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.78%) PMO
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (32.03%) Hyper-V
2 90 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
4 23 (5.99%) Terminal Services
5 22 (5.73%) vSphere
6 15 (3.91%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.56%) Docker
7 6 (1.56%) XenApp
8 5 (1.30%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.04%) Snort
10 3 (0.78%) Firmware
10 3 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.52%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.52%) XenServer
12 1 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 119 (30.99%) SCCM
2 10 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (2.60%) SCOM
3 9 (2.34%) vCenter Server
4 8 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (1.82%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (1.30%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (1.30%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.04%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.04%) Snorby
7 4 (1.04%) Suricata
8 3 (0.78%) Nagios
8 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.78%) Puppet
8 3 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 259 (67.45%) Microsoft
2 129 (33.59%) VMware
3 107 (27.86%) Cisco
4 69 (17.97%) Citrix
5 34 (8.85%) HP
6 28 (7.29%) Veeam
7 23 (5.99%) Dell
8 22 (5.73%) Apple
9 21 (5.47%) Oracle
10 20 (5.21%) Remedy
11 18 (4.69%) NetApp
12 17 (4.43%) McAfee
13 12 (3.13%) Lotus
14 11 (2.86%) Avaya
14 11 (2.86%) Symantec
15 9 (2.34%) iManage
15 9 (2.34%) Mitel
15 9 (2.34%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.34%) Sophos
16 8 (2.08%) Acronis