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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / East of England
Rank 34 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 403 472 697
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.61% 6.42% 9.38%
As % of the System Software category 55.89% 51.75% 62.79%
Number of salaries quoted 295 392 586
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 721 912 1110
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.82% 12.41% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 545 730 856
Median salary £41,500 £37,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.40% -6.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,750 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 155 £32,500 - 21
Cambridgeshire +6 116 £31,250 -8.08% 15
Essex 0 65 £31,498 +12.49% 6
Bedfordshire +27 32 £30,000 -25.00%
Suffolk +7 18 £30,000 +11.11% 4
Norfolk -16 17 £36,000 +20.00% 5
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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.

1 580 (82.27%) Windows
2 376 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 303 (42.98%) Windows Server
4 256 (36.31%) VMware
5 208 (29.50%) MS Exchange
6 200 (28.37%) Windows 7
7 189 (26.81%) MS Excel
8 181 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 180 (25.53%) ITIL
10 175 (24.82%) Windows Server 2012
11 173 (24.54%) Office 365
12 166 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 166 (23.55%) MS Office
13 165 (23.40%) DNS
14 149 (21.13%) Firewall
15 132 (18.72%) DHCP
16 128 (18.16%) Citrix
16 128 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 125 (17.73%) Cisco
17 125 (17.73%) Linux
18 121 (17.16%) SCCM
19 109 (15.46%) SQL
20 100 (14.18%) SAN
21 99 (14.04%) Hyper-V
22 97 (13.76%) LAN
23 96 (13.62%) WAN
23 96 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
23 96 (13.62%) Windows 10
24 94 (13.33%) SQL Server
25 87 (12.34%) Windows 8

Active Directory
Top Related 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
1 208 (29.50%) MS Exchange
2 72 (10.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (8.23%) Skype for Business
4 51 (7.23%) SharePoint
5 46 (6.52%) IIS
6 41 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.42%) Apache
10 9 (1.28%) JBoss
11 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.71%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.57%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.14%) ArcGIS
14 1 (0.14%) Confluence
14 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.14%) SAS
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 189 (26.81%) MS Excel
2 166 (23.55%) MS Office
3 13 (1.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
4 1 (0.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.71%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.43%) SystmOne
3 2 (0.28%) assyst
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.14%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 173 (24.54%) Office 365
2 96 (13.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (1.70%) PaaS
6 9 (1.28%) Mimecast
7 8 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.85%) IaaS
9 5 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.71%) SaaS
10 4 (0.57%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.43%) G Suite
12 2 (0.28%) iTunes
12 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 165 (23.40%) DNS
2 149 (21.13%) Firewall
3 132 (18.72%) DHCP
4 100 (14.18%) SAN
5 97 (13.76%) LAN
6 96 (13.62%) WAN
7 76 (10.78%) TCP/IP
8 65 (9.22%) VPN
9 39 (5.53%) VLAN
9 39 (5.53%) VoIP
10 34 (4.82%) Internet
11 32 (4.54%) Remote Desktop
12 29 (4.11%) Wireless
13 26 (3.69%) Skype
14 24 (3.40%) iSCSI
15 22 (3.12%) NAS
16 16 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
16 16 (2.27%) SMTP
17 13 (1.84%) HTTP
17 13 (1.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 14 (1.99%) GIS
5 13 (1.84%) RDBMS
6 12 (1.70%) Geospatial Data
7 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 8 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (1.13%) MySQL
10 7 (0.99%) JasperReports
10 7 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
15 2 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.28%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 15 (2.13%) JIRA
2 12 (1.70%) JUnit
2 12 (1.70%) MSI
3 11 (1.56%) ClearQuest
3 11 (1.56%) CruiseControl
3 11 (1.56%) FishEye
3 11 (1.56%) Hudson
3 11 (1.56%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.56%) TeamCity
4 7 (0.99%) Ant
4 7 (0.99%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.99%) Maven
5 5 (0.71%) Selenium
5 5 (0.71%) SoapUI
5 5 (0.71%) Zephyr
6 3 (0.43%) Subversion
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (4.54%) Finance
2 24 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 23 (3.26%) Retail
4 17 (2.41%) Legal
5 14 (1.99%) Marketing
6 13 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.70%) Advertising
8 10 (1.42%) Games
9 7 (0.99%) Back Office
10 5 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.43%) Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Local Government
11 3 (0.43%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Front Office
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (25.53%) Analyst
2 139 (19.72%) Support Engineer
3 103 (14.61%) IT Support
4 96 (13.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (11.49%) Support Analyst
6 73 (10.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 70 (9.93%) IT Engineer
8 67 (9.50%) Administrator
9 60 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
10 53 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 52 (7.38%) Desktop Support
12 47 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
12 47 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
13 42 (5.96%) Help Desk Support
14 41 (5.82%) Service Analyst
14 41 (5.82%) Service Desk Analyst
15 39 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
16 38 (5.39%) IT Analyst
17 37 (5.25%) Server Engineer
18 36 (5.11%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.55%) Web Services
2 15 (2.13%) CSS
3 14 (1.99%) REST
4 13 (1.84%) LAMP
5 12 (1.70%) .NET
5 12 (1.70%) GWT
5 12 (1.70%) Middleware
6 9 (1.28%) HTML
7 7 (0.99%) Ajax
7 7 (0.99%) Apache Flex
7 7 (0.99%) AWT
7 7 (0.99%) Hibernate
7 7 (0.99%) JMS
7 7 (0.99%) JSON
7 7 (0.99%) RESTful
7 7 (0.99%) SOAP
7 7 (0.99%) Spring
7 7 (0.99%) Swing
8 5 (0.71%) EDI
9 4 (0.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.94%) Data Centre
2 36 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.26%) Blackberry
4 28 (3.97%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.84%) Replication
6 18 (2.55%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.55%) Thin Client
7 15 (2.13%) CMDB
8 12 (1.70%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.56%) iPhone
10 10 (1.42%) Clustering
10 10 (1.42%) iPad
11 7 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.99%) PDA
11 7 (0.99%) Smartphone
12 6 (0.85%) Management Information System
13 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.71%) User Experience
14 3 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 580 (82.27%) Windows
2 303 (42.98%) Windows Server
3 200 (28.37%) Windows 7
4 181 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 175 (24.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 125 (17.73%) Linux
7 96 (13.62%) Windows 10
8 87 (12.34%) Windows 8
9 62 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (4.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (4.26%) Unix
12 25 (3.55%) Windows XP
13 23 (3.26%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.13%) CentOS
14 15 (2.13%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.84%) Ubuntu
16 11 (1.56%) Android
16 11 (1.56%) Apple iOS
17 10 (1.42%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (25.53%) ITIL
2 48 (6.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (5.82%) Problem Management
4 36 (5.11%) Change Management
5 31 (4.40%) Mentoring
5 31 (4.40%) Service Delivery
6 25 (3.55%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (3.55%) Incident Management
6 25 (3.55%) Software Engineering
7 24 (3.40%) Open Source
8 23 (3.26%) Configuration Management
8 23 (3.26%) IT Strategy
9 20 (2.84%) Infrastructure Management
9 20 (2.84%) Project Management
10 19 (2.70%) Time Management
11 18 (2.55%) Service Management
12 17 (2.41%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (2.27%) DevOps
13 16 (2.27%) E-Commerce
13 16 (2.27%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 109 (15.46%) SQL
2 49 (6.95%) PowerShell
3 24 (3.40%) C
4 21 (2.98%) VBScript
5 20 (2.84%) VB
6 17 (2.41%) Java
7 14 (1.99%) Bash Shell
7 14 (1.99%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.42%) Perl
8 10 (1.42%) Python
9 7 (0.99%) C#
9 7 (0.99%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.57%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.43%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.28%) C++
12 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.14%) PHP
13 1 (0.14%) Tcl
13 1 (0.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 128 (18.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (10.92%) MCSE
3 65 (9.22%) MCP
4 60 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 50 (7.09%) Cisco Certification
6 49 (6.95%) CCNA
7 44 (6.24%) MCSA
8 42 (5.96%) SC Cleared
9 31 (4.40%) Degree
10 30 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 25 (3.55%) MCITP
12 22 (3.12%) MCTS
13 14 (1.99%) A+ Certification
14 11 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
15 10 (1.42%) BC Cleared
15 10 (1.42%) CISSP
16 9 (1.28%) CEH
16 9 (1.28%) CompTIA Security+
16 9 (1.28%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (12.06%) SLA
2 10 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.43%) QA
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 99 (14.04%) Hyper-V
3 59 (8.37%) vSphere
4 40 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (3.97%) XenApp
6 24 (3.40%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (3.12%) VMware ESX
7 22 (3.12%) XenDesktop
8 17 (2.41%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (0.99%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.99%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
14 1 (0.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.14%) NFS
14 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 121 (17.16%) SCCM
2 31 (4.40%) SCOM
3 18 (2.55%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (1.56%) Puppet
6 10 (1.42%) Nagios
6 10 (1.42%) WSUS
7 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 8 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.85%) Cisco CUCM
8 6 (0.85%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.71%) Ansible
9 5 (0.71%) BladeLogic
9 5 (0.71%) CFEngine
9 5 (0.71%) EMC Navisphere
10 4 (0.57%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.57%) ThinApp
10 4 (0.57%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 376 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 256 (36.31%) VMware
3 128 (18.16%) Citrix
4 125 (17.73%) Cisco
5 52 (7.38%) HP
6 33 (4.68%) Veeam
7 30 (4.26%) NetApp
8 28 (3.97%) Red Hat
9 24 (3.40%) Apple
10 22 (3.12%) EMC
10 22 (3.12%) IBM
11 21 (2.98%) Google
12 20 (2.84%) BMC
12 20 (2.84%) Dell
13 18 (2.55%) Computacenter
13 18 (2.55%) Sophos
14 16 (2.27%) Oracle
15 13 (1.84%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.56%) Atlassian
16 11 (1.56%) SonicWALL
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Clacton-On-Sea, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harlow, Essex
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £27,500 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + 10% Pension + 15% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum + On-call Allowance + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum Circa £26000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Harlow, Essex
Plan-net
Salary: Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 24k-26k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Posted: 3 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Execllent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
London Web
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus training, pension, childcare vo
Posted: 9 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago