Period
to 16 November 2019

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

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 22 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 639 835 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.46% 8.17% 6.64%
As % of the System Software category 55.57% 49.67% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 534 603 701
East of England median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.43% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,830 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 1,150 1,681 1,579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.02% 16.44% 13.12%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,253 1,312
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,700 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 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
Hertfordshire 0 239 £32,500 -13.33% 60
Cambridgeshire +22 207 £37,500 +15.38% 52
Essex +1 106 £32,500 +18.18% 30
Bedfordshire -11 58 £25,500 -43.33% 10
Suffolk +11 20 £32,500 +26.21% 12
Norfolk -21 11 £32,500 -0.32% 9
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 457 (71.52%) Windows
2 392 (61.35%) Microsoft
3 277 (43.35%) Windows Server
4 274 (42.88%) Office 365
5 271 (42.41%) VMware
6 194 (30.36%) Azure
7 171 (26.76%) ITIL
8 164 (25.67%) MS Exchange
9 160 (25.04%) VMware Infrastructure
10 156 (24.41%) Hyper-V
11 148 (23.16%) Firewall
12 129 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
13 127 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
13 127 (19.87%) SCCM
14 125 (19.56%) DNS
15 123 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
16 117 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 104 (16.28%) DHCP
17 104 (16.28%) Citrix
18 95 (14.87%) Windows 10
19 89 (13.93%) AWS
20 87 (13.62%) Linux
21 84 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2010
21 84 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
22 79 (12.36%) Data Centre
23 78 (12.21%) PowerShell
24 77 (12.05%) SLA
25 75 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2013
26 74 (11.58%) TCP/IP
27 71 (11.11%) Cisco

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
1 164 (25.67%) MS Exchange
2 84 (13.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (11.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 52 (8.14%) SharePoint
5 47 (7.36%) Skype for Business
6 15 (2.35%) JBoss
7 14 (2.19%) Apache
8 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.25%) IIS
9 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.16%) CMS
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.16%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.16%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 129 (20.19%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.16%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.16%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.16%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 274 (42.88%) Office 365
2 194 (30.36%) Azure
3 89 (13.93%) AWS
4 40 (6.26%) OneDrive
5 19 (2.97%) Mimecast
6 18 (2.82%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (2.82%) IaaS
7 9 (1.41%) PaaS
8 7 (1.10%) SaaS
9 5 (0.78%) Serverless
10 4 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.47%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (0.47%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.47%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.47%) Yammer
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 148 (23.16%) Firewall
2 125 (19.56%) DNS
3 104 (16.28%) DHCP
4 74 (11.58%) TCP/IP
5 69 (10.80%) LAN
6 68 (10.64%) WAN
7 61 (9.55%) Skype
8 39 (6.10%) VPN
9 32 (5.01%) NetScaler
10 31 (4.85%) SAN
11 28 (4.38%) SSL
12 27 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (3.44%) VLAN
14 20 (3.13%) Wireless
15 19 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
16 14 (2.19%) Internet
17 11 (1.72%) VoIP
18 9 (1.41%) BGP
18 9 (1.41%) OSPF
19 8 (1.25%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.60%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.44%) GIS
4 18 (2.82%) Geospatial Data
4 18 (2.82%) RDBMS
5 14 (2.19%) JasperReports
6 3 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.31%) Power BI
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.16%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.16%) Impala
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 25 (3.91%) JIRA
2 18 (2.82%) JUnit
3 16 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.50%) MSI
4 15 (2.35%) CruiseControl
4 15 (2.35%) FishEye
4 15 (2.35%) Hudson
4 15 (2.35%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.19%) Ant
5 14 (2.19%) Maven
6 12 (1.88%) ClearQuest
7 6 (0.94%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.78%) InstallShield
9 4 (0.63%) eggPlant
9 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
9 4 (0.63%) Subversion
10 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.47%) Zephyr
General
1 61 (9.55%) Finance
2 38 (5.95%) Retail
3 37 (5.79%) Public Sector
4 30 (4.69%) Manufacturing
5 23 (3.60%) Telecoms
6 16 (2.50%) Marketing
7 12 (1.88%) Electronics
8 5 (0.78%) Automotive
9 4 (0.63%) Advertising
9 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.47%) Law
10 3 (0.47%) Police
11 2 (0.31%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) French Language
12 1 (0.16%) Games
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
12 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 159 (24.88%) Analyst
2 92 (14.40%) IT Support
3 88 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 73 (11.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 61 (9.55%) Support Engineer
6 49 (7.67%) IT Analyst
7 48 (7.51%) Service Analyst
7 48 (7.51%) Support Analyst
8 46 (7.20%) Administrator
9 45 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
10 44 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 42 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 41 (6.42%) Consultant
12 41 (6.42%) Service Desk Support
13 40 (6.26%) Service Desk Technician
14 35 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 34 (5.32%) IT Engineer
16 33 (5.16%) Support Technician
17 32 (5.01%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.01%) Web Services
2 21 (3.29%) REST
3 18 (2.82%) GWT
3 18 (2.82%) JSON
3 18 (2.82%) Middleware
4 17 (2.66%) CSS
5 14 (2.19%) Ajax
5 14 (2.19%) Apache Flex
5 14 (2.19%) AWT
5 14 (2.19%) Hibernate
5 14 (2.19%) JMS
5 14 (2.19%) Spring
5 14 (2.19%) Swing
6 8 (1.25%) .NET
7 7 (1.10%) LDAP
8 6 (0.94%) SOAP
9 5 (0.78%) RESTful
10 4 (0.63%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.36%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.67%) Management Information System
3 48 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (3.60%) PKI
6 20 (3.13%) Replication
7 19 (2.97%) Driving Licence
8 16 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 16 (2.50%) Thin Client
9 15 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (2.19%) Clustering
10 14 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (1.88%) CCTV
12 10 (1.56%) NHS
13 9 (1.41%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.25%) EMC VNX
15 6 (0.94%) Life Science
15 6 (0.94%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 457 (71.52%) Windows
2 277 (43.35%) Windows Server
3 127 (19.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 123 (19.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (14.87%) Windows 10
6 87 (13.62%) Linux
7 69 (10.80%) Windows 7
8 32 (5.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (3.13%) Android
10 18 (2.82%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.66%) Mac OS
11 17 (2.66%) Mac OS X
12 16 (2.50%) Windows 8
13 14 (2.19%) Apple iOS
14 10 (1.56%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.25%) AIX
17 7 (1.10%) CentOS
18 6 (0.94%) Debian
19 3 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (26.76%) ITIL
2 117 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 84 (13.15%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (6.57%) Migration
4 42 (6.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 39 (6.10%) Cybersecurity
6 38 (5.95%) ITSM
6 38 (5.95%) Patch Management
7 36 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (5.63%) Mentoring
7 36 (5.63%) Service Management
8 35 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 32 (5.01%) Incident Management
10 31 (4.85%) DevOps
10 31 (4.85%) Information Security
11 25 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (3.91%) Data Migration
12 24 (3.76%) Security Operations
13 23 (3.60%) Problem Management
14 22 (3.44%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (12.21%) PowerShell
2 57 (8.92%) SQL
3 26 (4.07%) Java
4 22 (3.44%) JavaScript
5 14 (2.19%) Java 8
6 13 (2.03%) C
7 12 (1.88%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.56%) Bash Shell
8 10 (1.56%) Python
9 7 (1.10%) C#
10 5 (0.78%) Perl
11 3 (0.47%) Ruby
11 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.47%) VBA
12 2 (0.31%) PHP
12 2 (0.31%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) C++
13 1 (0.16%) Scala
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (7.51%) Security Cleared
3 40 (6.26%) SC Cleared
4 37 (5.79%) Degree
5 33 (5.16%) MCSA
6 27 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (4.23%) MCSE
7 26 (4.07%) CCNA
7 26 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (3.44%) MCP
10 19 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (2.50%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.72%) VCP4
13 9 (1.41%) DBS Check
14 7 (1.10%) CCA
14 7 (1.10%) CCNP
15 6 (0.94%) HNC
15 6 (0.94%) HND
15 6 (0.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (12.05%) SLA
2 34 (5.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (3.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (3.13%) PCI DSS
5 18 (2.82%) COBIT
6 5 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.63%) QA
8 3 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.47%) GDPR
9 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 160 (25.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (24.41%) Hyper-V
3 47 (7.36%) XenApp
4 39 (6.10%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (3.29%) Terminal Services
6 19 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (2.66%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (2.66%) XenDesktop
8 15 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (2.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 13 (2.03%) vSphere
10 7 (1.10%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (0.94%) Firmware
12 5 (0.78%) Docker
13 4 (0.63%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.63%) Samba
14 3 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.47%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.31%) KVM
16 1 (0.16%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 127 (19.87%) SCCM
2 38 (5.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 26 (4.07%) WSUS
4 25 (3.91%) SCOM
5 23 (3.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 20 (3.13%) HP Data Protector
6 20 (3.13%) SCOrch
7 18 (2.82%) Nessus
8 15 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (2.03%) Puppet
10 10 (1.56%) Ansible
11 8 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.94%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
14 5 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 5 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
14 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
15 4 (0.63%) Backup Exec
15 4 (0.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 392 (61.35%) Microsoft
2 271 (42.41%) VMware
3 104 (16.28%) Citrix
4 71 (11.11%) Cisco
5 47 (7.36%) CommVault
6 44 (6.89%) Veeam
7 41 (6.42%) Symantec
8 35 (5.48%) HP
9 33 (5.16%) Apple
10 25 (3.91%) ServiceNow
11 21 (3.29%) Ivanti
11 21 (3.29%) Palo Alto
11 21 (3.29%) Qualys
11 21 (3.29%) Zscaler
12 20 (3.13%) SAP
13 16 (2.50%) Google
14 15 (2.35%) Atlassian
15 14 (2.19%) Adobe
15 14 (2.19%) NetApp
16 11 (1.72%) Forcepoint