Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 37 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 740 669 1,006
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.19% 5.43% 6.81%
As % of the System Software category 48.21% 52.76% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 671 535 860
East of England median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,400 £55,000
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,535 1,268 1,822
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.85% 10.30% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,007 1,439
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £23,752 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,125 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in the East of England.

Salary trend for Active Directory in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the East of England over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Hertfordshire -1 338 £32,500 +2.36% 41
Cambridgeshire -12 213 £30,000 -16.67% 40
Essex +4 76 £35,250 -11.88% 12
Bedfordshire +61 63 £33,250 -19.39% 13
Norfolk +46 39 £40,000 +29.03% 6
Suffolk +1 18 £24,250 -13.39% 9
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 596 (80.54%) Windows
2 391 (52.84%) Microsoft
3 335 (45.27%) Windows Server
4 275 (37.16%) VMware
5 205 (27.70%) MS Exchange
6 200 (27.03%) Office 365
7 181 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 181 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 180 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
9 171 (23.11%) DNS
10 169 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 163 (22.03%) Windows 7
12 155 (20.95%) ITIL
13 141 (19.05%) Firewall
14 139 (18.78%) DHCP
14 139 (18.78%) Citrix
15 134 (18.11%) Hyper-V
16 122 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 119 (16.08%) PowerShell
18 107 (14.46%) TCP/IP
18 107 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
19 104 (14.05%) Cisco
19 104 (14.05%) SQL Server
19 104 (14.05%) WAN
20 98 (13.24%) SAN
21 90 (12.16%) LAN
22 88 (11.89%) Linux
23 87 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
24 85 (11.49%) Windows 10
25 84 (11.35%) SCCM

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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
1 205 (27.70%) MS Exchange
2 87 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 32 (4.32%) Skype for Business
6 26 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (1.62%) Apache
8 10 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.22%) IIS
10 8 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (0.95%) JBoss
12 6 (0.81%) IBM Connections
12 6 (0.81%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.54%) NetWeaver
15 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Portal
17 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 180 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (0.68%) SAP CRM
2 4 (0.54%) SAP ERP
2 4 (0.54%) SAP GRC
2 4 (0.54%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 200 (27.03%) Office 365
2 107 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 39 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.70%) PaaS
5 19 (2.57%) IaaS
6 17 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.89%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.81%) G Suite
9 5 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.54%) Yammer
11 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.27%) Route 53
11 2 (0.27%) SaaS
11 2 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 171 (23.11%) DNS
2 141 (19.05%) Firewall
3 139 (18.78%) DHCP
4 107 (14.46%) TCP/IP
5 104 (14.05%) WAN
6 98 (13.24%) SAN
7 90 (12.16%) LAN
8 66 (8.92%) VPN
9 55 (7.43%) VoIP
10 41 (5.54%) VLAN
11 35 (4.73%) Internet
12 23 (3.11%) SSL
13 21 (2.84%) Skype
14 19 (2.57%) Wireless
15 17 (2.30%) iSCSI
16 15 (2.03%) Remote Desktop
17 14 (1.89%) NAS
18 11 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
18 11 (1.49%) MPLS
18 11 (1.49%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (2.84%) GIS
4 11 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.35%) Geospatial Data
5 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.95%) MySQL
8 4 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.54%) DB2
8 4 (0.54%) Power BI
8 4 (0.54%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.41%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.49%) Hudson
5 9 (1.22%) JUnit
6 8 (1.08%) PyUnit
7 5 (0.68%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.41%) JIRA
9 2 (0.27%) AdminStudio
9 2 (0.27%) MSI
9 2 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
10 1 (0.14%) Ant
10 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.14%) Gradle
10 1 (0.14%) Grunt
10 1 (0.14%) Maven
10 1 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.14%) Subversion
10 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (6.35%) Finance
2 43 (5.81%) Telecoms
3 39 (5.27%) Retail
4 29 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 24 (3.24%) Electronics
6 14 (1.89%) Games
6 14 (1.89%) Marketing
7 9 (1.22%) Legal
8 8 (1.08%) Banking
9 6 (0.81%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Billing
10 3 (0.41%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 168 (22.70%) Support Engineer
2 137 (18.51%) Analyst
3 112 (15.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (12.43%) IT Support
5 82 (11.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 74 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 72 (9.73%) IT Engineer
8 70 (9.46%) Support Analyst
9 64 (8.65%) Desktop Support
10 50 (6.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 48 (6.49%) IT Support Engineer
12 46 (6.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 44 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 43 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 42 (5.68%) Administrator
16 40 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
17 37 (5.00%) Service Analyst
18 33 (4.46%) Consultant
18 33 (4.46%) IT Analyst
19 32 (4.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.57%) LDAP
2 10 (1.35%) Web Services
3 7 (0.95%) .NET
4 4 (0.54%) Node.js
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Basis
4 4 (0.54%) SAP Fiori
4 4 (0.54%) SAP PI
4 4 (0.54%) XML
5 3 (0.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.27%) CSS
6 2 (0.27%) Flash
6 2 (0.27%) HTML
6 2 (0.27%) HTML5
6 2 (0.27%) J2EE
6 2 (0.27%) JSF
6 2 (0.27%) JSON
6 2 (0.27%) LINQ
7 1 (0.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.65%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.16%) Analytical Skills
3 41 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 22 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 21 (2.84%) Driving Licence
6 20 (2.70%) Blackberry
7 13 (1.76%) CMDB
8 12 (1.62%) EPoS
8 12 (1.62%) Replication
9 10 (1.35%) iPhone
10 9 (1.22%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.22%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.08%) FMCG
12 7 (0.95%) Handset
12 7 (0.95%) Mobile App
12 7 (0.95%) NHS
13 6 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 5 (0.68%) User Experience
15 4 (0.54%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 596 (80.54%) Windows
2 335 (45.27%) Windows Server
3 181 (24.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 181 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (22.03%) Windows 7
5 88 (11.89%) Linux
6 85 (11.49%) Windows 10
7 60 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 36 (4.86%) Windows XP
9 30 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (2.30%) Unix
11 16 (2.16%) Windows Vista
12 14 (1.89%) CentOS
12 14 (1.89%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.35%) Windows Phone
14 9 (1.22%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (20.95%) ITIL
2 77 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 63 (8.51%) Change Management
4 51 (6.89%) Service Delivery
5 45 (6.08%) Mentoring
5 45 (6.08%) Migration
6 34 (4.59%) Information Security
7 33 (4.46%) Asset Management
8 32 (4.32%) Problem Management
9 26 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (3.38%) Service Management
11 24 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
12 23 (3.11%) Incident Management
13 22 (2.97%) Business Continuity
13 22 (2.97%) PRINCE2
14 21 (2.84%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (2.84%) DevOps
15 19 (2.57%) Continuous Improvement
15 19 (2.57%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 119 (16.08%) PowerShell
2 59 (7.97%) SQL
3 16 (2.16%) Python
4 15 (2.03%) Shell Script
4 15 (2.03%) VBScript
5 14 (1.89%) C
6 12 (1.62%) Perl
7 11 (1.49%) Java
8 4 (0.54%) C#
9 3 (0.41%) PL/SQL
9 3 (0.41%) VB
10 2 (0.27%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) Jython
11 1 (0.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 122 (16.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (9.19%) MCSE
3 57 (7.70%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (7.16%) CCNA
5 49 (6.62%) Degree
6 42 (5.68%) MCP
6 42 (5.68%) Security Cleared
7 35 (4.73%) MCITP
8 34 (4.59%) MCSA
9 31 (4.19%) DV Cleared
10 23 (3.11%) SC Cleared
11 19 (2.57%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (2.16%) CISSP
13 15 (2.03%) MCTS
14 14 (1.89%) CCNP
14 14 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
15 13 (1.76%) CISM
15 13 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
16 11 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (9.73%) SLA
2 19 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.95%) GDPR
5 6 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.41%) PMO
8 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 169 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (18.11%) Hyper-V
3 40 (5.41%) XenApp
4 37 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (4.73%) vSphere
6 32 (4.32%) Virtual Servers
7 26 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 12 (1.62%) XenDesktop
10 9 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (1.22%) vCloud
11 7 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (0.81%) Docker
12 6 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.68%) KVM
13 5 (0.68%) XenServer
14 3 (0.41%) NFS
15 2 (0.27%) Firmware
15 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 84 (11.35%) SCCM
2 25 (3.38%) SCOM
3 17 (2.30%) Puppet
3 17 (2.30%) WSUS
4 14 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (1.35%) vCenter Server
8 9 (1.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 8 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.95%) Ansible
11 5 (0.68%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.68%) Nagios
12 4 (0.54%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.54%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.54%) IBM BigFix
12 4 (0.54%) XenMobile
13 3 (0.41%) NetIQ Identity Manager
13 3 (0.41%) Salt
Vendors
1 391 (52.84%) Microsoft
2 275 (37.16%) VMware
3 139 (18.78%) Citrix
4 104 (14.05%) Cisco
5 59 (7.97%) HP
6 28 (3.78%) SAP
7 25 (3.38%) Oracle
8 23 (3.11%) Symantec
9 22 (2.97%) NetApp
10 20 (2.70%) IBM
11 16 (2.16%) Dell
11 16 (2.16%) Red Hat
12 15 (2.03%) Veeam
13 13 (1.76%) Google
14 12 (1.62%) Juniper
15 10 (1.35%) Intel
16 9 (1.22%) Apple
16 9 (1.22%) Ivanti
16 9 (1.22%) ServiceNow
17 8 (1.08%) Splunk