Period
to 12 December 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 25 24 35
Rank change year-on-year -1 +11 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 319 367 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.18% 8.34% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 46.37% 48.42% 58.16%
Number of salaries quoted 263 269 324
East Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.63% +6.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £22,550 £19,225 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,200 £54,625
England median annual salary £37,410 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.24% +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 688 758 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.64% 17.23% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 581 557 513
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £66,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -4 127 £35,000 +7.69% 45
Northamptonshire +5 74 £39,535 +31.78% 17
Leicestershire +18 70 £32,000 -1.54% 21
Derbyshire -15 28 £30,000 +7.14% 20
Lincolnshire +2 16 £31,250 +20.19% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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.

1 277 (86.83%) Windows
2 232 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 150 (47.02%) Office 365
4 147 (46.08%) Windows Server
5 142 (44.51%) Windows 10
6 123 (38.56%) VMware
7 116 (36.36%) Azure
8 85 (26.65%) ITIL
9 80 (25.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 74 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
11 72 (22.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 68 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 67 (21.00%) Hyper-V
14 63 (19.75%) Windows 7
14 63 (19.75%) Cisco
14 63 (19.75%) Firewall
15 61 (19.12%) DNS
16 60 (18.81%) SCCM
17 59 (18.50%) MS Exchange
18 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
19 53 (16.61%) Citrix
19 53 (16.61%) Microsoft Certification
20 52 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
21 49 (15.36%) WAN
21 49 (15.36%) DHCP
21 49 (15.36%) Azure Active Directory
22 43 (13.48%) PowerShell
23 41 (12.85%) SharePoint
24 40 (12.54%) LAN
24 40 (12.54%) SQL Server

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 59 (18.50%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.85%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.27%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.82%) IIS
6 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (2.19%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Apache
Applications
1 74 (23.20%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.19%) Acrobat
4 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (2.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.31%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 150 (47.02%) Office 365
2 116 (36.36%) Azure
3 49 (15.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 35 (10.97%) AWS
5 19 (5.96%) SaaS
6 11 (3.45%) IaaS
7 7 (2.19%) G Suite
7 7 (2.19%) PaaS
7 7 (2.19%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.94%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
9 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Flow
9 3 (0.94%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.94%) ShareGate
10 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.31%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.31%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.31%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.31%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 63 (19.75%) Firewall
2 61 (19.12%) DNS
3 49 (15.36%) DHCP
3 49 (15.36%) WAN
4 40 (12.54%) LAN
5 27 (8.46%) SAN
6 23 (7.21%) VPN
7 18 (5.64%) Remote Desktop
8 17 (5.33%) VoIP
9 16 (5.02%) Internet
10 14 (4.39%) VLAN
11 12 (3.76%) Intranet
12 11 (3.45%) Network Security
12 11 (3.45%) TCP/IP
13 10 (3.13%) WebEx
13 10 (3.13%) Wireless
14 9 (2.82%) Skype
15 8 (2.51%) MPLS
15 8 (2.51%) NetScaler
16 6 (1.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.13%) MySQL
3 3 (0.94%) Power BI
3 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.94%) SQLite
4 2 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.63%) MariaDB
4 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (7.21%) Public Sector
1 23 (7.21%) Retail
2 22 (6.90%) Finance
3 10 (3.13%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.88%) French Language
4 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (0.94%) Local Government
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Social Housing
7 1 (0.31%) Automotive
7 1 (0.31%) Front Office
7 1 (0.31%) Games
7 1 (0.31%) German Language
7 1 (0.31%) Law
7 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (17.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (17.55%) IT Engineer
2 56 (17.55%) Support Engineer
3 49 (15.36%) IT Support
4 33 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 29 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 26 (8.15%) Analyst
7 21 (6.58%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (5.33%) Administrator
9 16 (5.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 16 (5.02%) Consultant
9 16 (5.02%) Developer
9 16 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
10 14 (4.39%) Field Engineer
10 14 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.08%) .NET Developer
11 13 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
11 13 (4.08%) C# Developer
12 11 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.90%) .NET
2 20 (6.27%) Web Services
3 13 (4.08%) SAML
4 11 (3.45%) HTML
4 11 (3.45%) HTML5
4 11 (3.45%) J2EE
4 11 (3.45%) Node.js
4 11 (3.45%) OAuth
5 8 (2.51%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.19%) CSS
7 6 (1.88%) XML
8 4 (1.25%) RESTful
9 3 (0.94%) DirectX
9 3 (0.94%) LAMP
9 3 (0.94%) WebRTC
9 3 (0.94%) WebSockets
9 3 (0.94%) XMPP
10 2 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.63%) LDAP
11 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.72%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.58%) Driving Licence
2 21 (6.58%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (5.02%) Public Cloud
4 15 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.08%) Client/Server
5 13 (4.08%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.13%) iPhone
7 8 (2.51%) Blackberry
8 7 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.19%) PDA
9 6 (1.88%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 6 (1.88%) Replication
9 6 (1.88%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.88%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.57%) FMCG
10 5 (1.57%) NHS
11 4 (1.25%) Cyberattack
12 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 277 (86.83%) Windows
2 147 (46.08%) Windows Server
3 142 (44.51%) Windows 10
4 68 (21.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (19.75%) Windows 7
6 56 (17.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (10.03%) Linux
8 25 (7.84%) Windows 8
8 25 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.76%) Windows XP
10 11 (3.45%) Android
11 10 (3.13%) Mac OS
12 8 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (2.19%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.19%) Windows 2000
13 7 (2.19%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.57%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.94%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.63%) Unix
17 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (26.65%) ITIL
2 72 (22.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (16.30%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (9.09%) Service Management
5 27 (8.46%) Project Delivery
6 26 (8.15%) Migration
7 24 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (7.21%) Change Management
9 22 (6.90%) Presales
9 22 (6.90%) Service Delivery
10 20 (6.27%) Project Management
11 17 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (5.02%) ITSM
13 15 (4.70%) Logistics
14 13 (4.08%) Identity Access Management
14 13 (4.08%) Mentoring
15 12 (3.76%) Kalman Filter
16 11 (3.45%) Computer Science
16 11 (3.45%) DevOps
16 11 (3.45%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.48%) PowerShell
2 39 (12.23%) SQL
3 22 (6.90%) C#
4 11 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.19%) VB
6 5 (1.57%) VBA
7 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.25%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.63%) VBScript
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (16.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (10.66%) MCSE
3 20 (6.27%) MCSA
4 16 (5.02%) Degree
5 15 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (3.45%) Master's Degree
6 11 (3.45%) MCP
7 10 (3.13%) CCNA
8 8 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (1.88%) CCA
10 6 (1.88%) MCSD
10 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
10 6 (1.88%) Security Cleared
11 5 (1.57%) CCNP
11 5 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (1.25%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.25%) MCITP
13 3 (0.94%) AWS Certification
13 3 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.84%) SLA
2 11 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.25%) GDPR
5 2 (0.63%) PSD2
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 80 (25.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (21.00%) Hyper-V
3 29 (9.09%) XenApp
4 20 (6.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 19 (5.96%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.39%) Terminal Services
6 14 (4.39%) vSphere
7 13 (4.08%) XenDesktop
8 12 (3.76%) Docker
9 10 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (1.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (1.25%) BitLocker
11 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 60 (18.81%) SCCM
2 36 (11.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (5.02%) WSUS
4 11 (3.45%) Kubernetes
5 10 (3.13%) SCOM
6 7 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.57%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.25%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.25%) Ansible
8 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.25%) Puppet
8 4 (1.25%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.94%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.31%) CASB
10 1 (0.31%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.31%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.31%) SCSM
10 1 (0.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 232 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 123 (38.56%) VMware
3 63 (19.75%) Cisco
4 53 (16.61%) Citrix
5 23 (7.21%) HP
6 18 (5.64%) Apple
7 13 (4.08%) NetApp
8 11 (3.45%) ForgeRock
9 10 (3.13%) Veeam
10 9 (2.82%) Google
10 9 (2.82%) Oracle
11 8 (2.51%) EMC
12 7 (2.19%) Adobe
12 7 (2.19%) arcserve
12 7 (2.19%) Avaya
12 7 (2.19%) Dell
12 7 (2.19%) Lotus
12 7 (2.19%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.88%) Ivanti
14 5 (1.57%) Mitel