Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 42 41
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 838 745 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.27% 5.95% 5.48%
As % of the System Software category 53.86% 44.27% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 625 676 548
East of England median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +3.17%
10th Percentile £22,400 £20,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 1,556 1,683 1,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.20% 13.43% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,220 1,380 1,030
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +10.67%
10th Percentile £23,238 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £63,750
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 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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +20 438 £35,000 +7.69% 27
Cambridgeshire +19 190 £34,000 +13.33% 25
Essex +21 92 £25,000 -35.06% 9
Bedfordshire +6 80 £60,000 +41.18% 7
Suffolk +23 19 £26,500 -10.17% 3
Norfolk +12 19 £34,750 -4.79% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 679 (81.03%) Windows
2 476 (56.80%) Microsoft
3 376 (44.87%) Windows Server
4 373 (44.51%) VMware
5 358 (42.72%) Office 365
6 241 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 237 (28.28%) DNS
8 234 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 229 (27.33%) Windows 7
10 211 (25.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 208 (24.82%) Windows 10
12 203 (24.22%) Citrix
13 197 (23.51%) Firewall
14 185 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
15 182 (21.72%) DHCP
16 181 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 172 (20.53%) ITIL
18 171 (20.41%) SCCM
19 170 (20.29%) MS Exchange
20 147 (17.54%) Hyper-V
21 137 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 132 (15.75%) SQL Server
23 129 (15.39%) SQL
23 129 (15.39%) PowerShell
24 118 (14.08%) TCP/IP
25 117 (13.96%) Linux
26 104 (12.41%) VPN
27 96 (11.46%) Cisco
28 94 (11.22%) SLA
29 90 (10.74%) LAN

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
1 170 (20.29%) MS Exchange
2 64 (7.64%) Skype for Business
3 53 (6.32%) SharePoint
4 39 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 36 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 33 (3.94%) IIS
7 16 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.55%) Apache
8 13 (1.55%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 9 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.60%) SAS
14 4 (0.48%) CMS
14 4 (0.48%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 185 (22.08%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.03%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Dynamics GP
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 358 (42.72%) Office 365
2 241 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (4.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (4.42%) Mimecast
6 18 (2.15%) IaaS
6 18 (2.15%) SaaS
7 16 (1.91%) PaaS
8 12 (1.43%) OneDrive
9 10 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.84%) Yammer
11 5 (0.60%) G Suite
12 4 (0.48%) npm
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 237 (28.28%) DNS
2 197 (23.51%) Firewall
3 182 (21.72%) DHCP
4 118 (14.08%) TCP/IP
5 104 (12.41%) VPN
6 90 (10.74%) LAN
7 82 (9.79%) WAN
8 67 (8.00%) VLAN
9 51 (6.09%) IP Telephony
10 47 (5.61%) SAN
11 44 (5.25%) MPLS
12 41 (4.89%) Wireless
13 35 (4.18%) Skype
14 33 (3.94%) Internet
15 25 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
15 25 (2.98%) VoIP
16 21 (2.51%) Fibre Channel
17 20 (2.39%) Structured Cabling
18 19 (2.27%) SSL
19 15 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (15.75%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.91%) MySQL
2 16 (1.91%) Oracle Database
3 14 (1.67%) Power BI
4 11 (1.31%) NoSQL
5 8 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 6 (0.72%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.60%) Apache Zeppelin
8 5 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.60%) GIS
8 5 (0.60%) HBase
8 5 (0.60%) Sqoop
9 4 (0.48%) JasperReports
9 4 (0.48%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.48%) Redis
9 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.95%) Ant
3 6 (0.72%) Subversion
4 5 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (0.48%) Bower
5 4 (0.48%) Grunt
5 4 (0.48%) gulp
5 4 (0.48%) Hudson
5 4 (0.48%) JUnit
5 4 (0.48%) Maven
5 4 (0.48%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.24%) ReSharper
7 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.12%) MSI
General
1 75 (8.95%) Finance
2 58 (6.92%) Retail
3 26 (3.10%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.03%) Back Office
5 12 (1.43%) Marketing
6 8 (0.95%) Electronics
6 8 (0.95%) Military
7 7 (0.84%) Publishing
8 5 (0.60%) Legal
9 4 (0.48%) French Language
9 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.36%) Advertising
10 3 (0.36%) German Language
10 3 (0.36%) Greek Language
10 3 (0.36%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.36%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.24%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (22.91%) Analyst
2 135 (16.11%) Support Engineer
3 121 (14.44%) IT Support
4 108 (12.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 94 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 78 (9.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 75 (8.95%) Support Analyst
8 68 (8.11%) IT Engineer
9 49 (5.85%) IT Support Engineer
9 49 (5.85%) Support Technician
10 48 (5.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 46 (5.49%) Infrastructure Manager
11 46 (5.49%) IT Analyst
12 41 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (4.77%) Administrator
14 37 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
15 35 (4.18%) Service Analyst
15 35 (4.18%) Service Desk Analyst
16 34 (4.06%) IT Technician
17 33 (3.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.22%) LDAP
2 17 (2.03%) Web Services
3 16 (1.91%) CSS
4 14 (1.67%) .NET
5 12 (1.43%) JSON
6 10 (1.19%) HTML
7 9 (1.07%) Ajax
8 8 (0.95%) Node.js
9 7 (0.84%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.84%) J2EE
9 7 (0.84%) REST
9 7 (0.84%) SailPoint
10 6 (0.72%) XML
11 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.60%) CSS3
11 5 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
11 5 (0.60%) Kafka
11 5 (0.60%) SparkR
12 4 (0.48%) AngularJS
12 4 (0.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.71%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.21%) Management Information System
3 47 (5.61%) Self-Motivation
4 44 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (4.89%) Fat Client
5 41 (4.89%) Thin Client
6 37 (4.42%) Driving Licence
7 23 (2.74%) Replication
8 21 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 18 (2.15%) PKI
10 11 (1.31%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 11 (1.31%) iPhone
11 10 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.07%) Life Science
12 9 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.95%) EMC VNX
14 7 (0.84%) CMDB
14 7 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.72%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 679 (81.03%) Windows
2 376 (44.87%) Windows Server
3 229 (27.33%) Windows 7
4 211 (25.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 208 (24.82%) Windows 10
6 181 (21.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 117 (13.96%) Linux
8 82 (9.79%) Windows 8
9 42 (5.01%) Apple iOS
10 35 (4.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (3.10%) Ubuntu
12 23 (2.74%) CentOS
13 17 (2.03%) AIX
14 15 (1.79%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.43%) Mac OS X
16 10 (1.19%) Unix
17 9 (1.07%) Android
18 8 (0.95%) Mac OS
19 6 (0.72%) VMS
20 5 (0.60%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (20.53%) ITIL
2 137 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 86 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (9.07%) Migration
5 63 (7.52%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (6.68%) PRINCE2
7 54 (6.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 52 (6.21%) Project Management
9 50 (5.97%) Continuous Improvement
9 50 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 46 (5.49%) Change Management
11 45 (5.37%) Cybersecurity
12 43 (5.13%) Email Migration
13 42 (5.01%) High Availability
14 41 (4.89%) Patch Management
15 39 (4.65%) Service Delivery
16 38 (4.53%) Incident Management
17 36 (4.30%) Vulnerability Management
18 35 (4.18%) Identity Access Management
18 35 (4.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (15.39%) PowerShell
1 129 (15.39%) SQL
2 31 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 29 (3.46%) VBScript
4 22 (2.63%) C
5 20 (2.39%) Java
6 17 (2.03%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.67%) VBA
8 11 (1.31%) Python
9 7 (0.84%) C#
10 5 (0.60%) PHP
11 4 (0.48%) CoffeeScript
11 4 (0.48%) Java 8
11 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.24%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) Perl
13 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 89 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.11%) MCP
3 55 (6.56%) Degree
4 37 (4.42%) MCSE
5 36 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 35 (4.18%) MCSA
7 31 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (3.46%) CCNA
9 26 (3.10%) Security Cleared
10 25 (2.98%) SC Cleared
11 23 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (2.74%) MCTS
12 20 (2.39%) A+ Certification
13 14 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.07%) ACDT
15 9 (1.07%) ACHDS
15 9 (1.07%) ACTC
15 9 (1.07%) MCDST
15 9 (1.07%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (11.22%) SLA
2 11 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.07%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (0.60%) GDPR
5 5 (0.60%) QA
6 4 (0.48%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.12%) COBIT
8 1 (0.12%) GPG13
8 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 234 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 147 (17.54%) Hyper-V
3 61 (7.28%) vSphere
4 51 (6.09%) VMware ESXi
5 44 (5.25%) XenApp
5 44 (5.25%) XenDesktop
6 27 (3.22%) VMware Workstation
7 25 (2.98%) Microsoft App-V
8 23 (2.74%) Terminal Server
9 21 (2.51%) BitLocker
10 15 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (1.67%) Terminal Services
12 13 (1.55%) XenServer
13 12 (1.43%) Docker
13 12 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (0.95%) Firmware
15 7 (0.84%) Tivoli Directory Server
16 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (0.72%) vCloud
16 6 (0.72%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 171 (20.41%) SCCM
2 55 (6.56%) SCOM
3 32 (3.82%) Puppet
4 30 (3.58%) Backup Exec
5 20 (2.39%) AirWatch
6 19 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 19 (2.27%) SCVMM
7 17 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
8 16 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (1.91%) vCenter Server
8 16 (1.91%) vRealize
9 15 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
10 13 (1.55%) PowerCLI
11 9 (1.07%) Failover Clustering
11 9 (1.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (0.95%) HP Data Protector
12 8 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 8 (0.95%) SCOrch
12 8 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 476 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 373 (44.51%) VMware
3 203 (24.22%) Citrix
4 96 (11.46%) Cisco
5 89 (10.62%) Veeam
6 82 (9.79%) HP
7 60 (7.16%) Apple
8 47 (5.61%) Sophos
9 46 (5.49%) IBM
10 45 (5.37%) Oracle
11 43 (5.13%) Symantec
12 29 (3.46%) NetApp
13 26 (3.10%) Avaya
13 26 (3.10%) Dell
14 24 (2.86%) Red Hat
14 24 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
15 23 (2.74%) 3PAR
16 19 (2.27%) Brocade
17 18 (2.15%) SonicWALL
18 17 (2.03%) EMC