Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 38 23
Rank change year-on-year +14 -15 +13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 404 335 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.23% 6.20% 8.98%
As % of the System Software category 57.96% 56.88% 65.35%
Number of salaries quoted 350 318 502
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -4.55% +17.86%
10th Percentile £19,975 £20,163 £20,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £47,150 £50,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -1.41%

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 697 589 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.20% 10.90% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 597 509 706
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +12 127 £33,750 -10.00% 19
Northamptonshire +10 95 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Leicestershire +36 88 £35,000 +9.38% 14
Derbyshire -3 76 £28,500 +7.55% 2
Lincolnshire +6 16 £25,880 -19.13% 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 321 (79.46%) Windows
2 277 (68.56%) Microsoft
3 201 (49.75%) Windows Server
4 185 (45.79%) Office 365
5 148 (36.63%) VMware
6 140 (34.65%) DNS
7 138 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
8 135 (33.42%) SCCM
9 126 (31.19%) Hyper-V
10 116 (28.71%) ITIL
11 109 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 106 (26.24%) MS Exchange
13 105 (25.99%) DHCP
13 105 (25.99%) Cisco
14 100 (24.75%) Microsoft Office
15 96 (23.76%) Windows 10
15 96 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 92 (22.77%) Citrix
17 91 (22.52%) SQL Server
18 89 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (21.53%) TCP/IP
20 82 (20.30%) LAN
21 81 (20.05%) SAN
22 80 (19.80%) Windows 7
23 76 (18.81%) Firewall
24 74 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
25 69 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
26 68 (16.83%) PowerShell
27 63 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
28 62 (15.35%) WAN

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
1 106 (26.24%) MS Exchange
2 40 (9.90%) Skype for Business
3 34 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 32 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (3.71%) IIS
7 13 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.73%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.24%) Site Server
10 4 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 100 (24.75%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.24%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) assyst
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 185 (45.79%) Office 365
2 138 (34.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (11.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 34 (8.42%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (2.72%) G Suite
6 10 (2.48%) IaaS
7 9 (2.23%) PaaS
8 6 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.49%) SaaS
9 5 (1.24%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.24%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.74%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 140 (34.65%) DNS
2 105 (25.99%) DHCP
3 87 (21.53%) TCP/IP
4 82 (20.30%) LAN
5 81 (20.05%) SAN
6 76 (18.81%) Firewall
7 62 (15.35%) WAN
8 39 (9.65%) Wireless
9 34 (8.42%) Remote Desktop
9 34 (8.42%) VLAN
10 29 (7.18%) VoIP
11 21 (5.20%) Skype
12 17 (4.21%) VPN
13 16 (3.96%) NAS
13 16 (3.96%) WLAN
14 14 (3.47%) IPsec
15 12 (2.97%) Ethernet
15 12 (2.97%) Internet
16 11 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (2.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.72%) MySQL
3 9 (2.23%) Cognos Impromptu
3 9 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.50%) Hudson
3 1 (0.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.25%) MSI
General
1 54 (13.37%) Finance
2 40 (9.90%) Retail
3 24 (5.94%) Manufacturing
4 20 (4.95%) Telecoms
5 16 (3.96%) Games
6 8 (1.98%) Back Office
7 7 (1.73%) Aerospace
8 6 (1.49%) Law
9 5 (1.24%) Marketing
10 4 (0.99%) Banking
10 4 (0.99%) Legal
11 2 (0.50%) Automotive
11 2 (0.50%) Local Government
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.50%) Publishing
12 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) German Language
12 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (21.78%) Support Engineer
2 83 (20.54%) IT Support
3 77 (19.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (17.08%) Analyst
5 57 (14.11%) IT Engineer
6 55 (13.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 46 (11.39%) Administrator
8 41 (10.15%) IT Analyst
9 40 (9.90%) Support Analyst
10 36 (8.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (8.42%) IT Support Analyst
12 33 (8.17%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 31 (7.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 30 (7.43%) Infrastructure Support
15 27 (6.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 26 (6.44%) Service Analyst
16 26 (6.44%) Service Desk Analyst
16 26 (6.44%) Systems Administrator
17 24 (5.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
18 23 (5.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.98%) LDAP
2 7 (1.73%) WSH
3 5 (1.24%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.24%) COM
4 3 (0.74%) Middleware
5 2 (0.50%) JSON
5 2 (0.50%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) ADSI
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.25%) WAP
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.63%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.70%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.70%) Replication
4 18 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (4.21%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.96%) Clustering
7 14 (3.47%) Client/Server
8 13 (3.22%) Fat Client
8 13 (3.22%) Thin Client
9 11 (2.72%) PKI
10 9 (2.23%) Blackberry
10 9 (2.23%) NHS
11 7 (1.73%) Fintech
11 7 (1.73%) HP Storage
12 5 (1.24%) User Experience
13 4 (0.99%) CCTV
13 4 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.99%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 321 (79.46%) Windows
2 201 (49.75%) Windows Server
3 96 (23.76%) Windows 10
4 89 (22.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (19.80%) Windows 7
6 69 (17.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (10.15%) Linux
8 16 (3.96%) Mac OS X
8 16 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (3.71%) Mac OS
10 14 (3.47%) Apple iOS
10 14 (3.47%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (1.73%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (1.73%) Unix
12 7 (1.73%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.49%) Android
14 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.74%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.71%) ITIL
2 96 (23.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 63 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (9.65%) Incident Management
5 28 (6.93%) Server Management
6 27 (6.68%) Service Management
7 25 (6.19%) Service Delivery
8 22 (5.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 18 (4.46%) Break/Fix
10 17 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (4.21%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.21%) Migration
10 17 (4.21%) Time Management
11 16 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
11 16 (3.96%) Change Management
12 14 (3.47%) Antivirus Management
12 14 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (3.22%) Server Building
13 13 (3.22%) Server Virtualisation
14 12 (2.97%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 68 (16.83%) PowerShell
2 46 (11.39%) SQL
3 12 (2.97%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.98%) VBScript
5 7 (1.73%) Java
6 2 (0.50%) C#
6 2 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 74 (18.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (12.87%) MCSE
3 50 (12.38%) MCSA
4 24 (5.94%) MCP
5 21 (5.20%) CCNA
5 21 (5.20%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (4.21%) Degree
7 14 (3.47%) MCITP
8 12 (2.97%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.72%) SC Cleared
10 10 (2.48%) CCNP
11 9 (2.23%) DBS Check
11 9 (2.23%) MCDST
12 8 (1.98%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.98%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (1.73%) ACDT
13 7 (1.73%) ACHDS
13 7 (1.73%) ACTC
13 7 (1.73%) MCSM
14 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.86%) SLA
2 9 (2.23%) PMO
3 8 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 126 (31.19%) Hyper-V
2 109 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (7.67%) vSphere
5 22 (5.45%) Terminal Services
6 16 (3.96%) XenApp
7 10 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (1.98%) Firmware
9 6 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.24%) BitLocker
10 5 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.24%) Snort
10 5 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.74%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.50%) XenServer
14 1 (0.25%) Docker
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 135 (33.42%) SCCM
2 26 (6.44%) SCOM
3 18 (4.46%) SCOrch
4 12 (2.97%) SCSM
4 12 (2.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (2.48%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (1.73%) McAfee ePO
7 7 (1.73%) vCenter Server
8 6 (1.49%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.49%) WSUS
9 5 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.24%) FortiGate
9 5 (1.24%) Nagios
9 5 (1.24%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.24%) Snorby
9 5 (1.24%) Suricata
10 4 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.99%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 277 (68.56%) Microsoft
2 148 (36.63%) VMware
3 105 (25.99%) Cisco
4 92 (22.77%) Citrix
5 38 (9.41%) HP
6 35 (8.66%) Veeam
7 34 (8.42%) Dell
8 25 (6.19%) Oracle
9 20 (4.95%) NetApp
10 19 (4.70%) Apple
11 16 (3.96%) McAfee
12 15 (3.71%) Remedy
13 13 (3.22%) Avaya
14 11 (2.72%) Acronis
14 11 (2.72%) Juniper
14 11 (2.72%) ProCurve
15 9 (2.23%) iManage
15 9 (2.23%) Kaspersky
15 9 (2.23%) Sophos
15 9 (2.23%) Symantec