Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 43 36
Rank change year-on-year -3 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 717 716 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.55% 5.78% 6.35%
As % of the System Software category 40.88% 52.61% 51.71%
Number of salaries quoted 615 544 813
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £31,499 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,000 £20,100
90th Percentile £57,000 £51,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 1,754 1,361 1,783
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.59% 10.98% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,373 1,043 1,401
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £40,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.05% +5.19% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -7 309 £35,000 +16.67% 39
Cambridgeshire -9 234 £29,000 -14.71% 35
Essex -4 100 £38,500 +16.67% 23
Bedfordshire +27 43 £42,500 +41.67% 7
Suffolk -19 21 £30,000 - 16
Norfolk +3 14 £25,500 -20.93% 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, 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.

1 583 (81.31%) Windows
2 379 (52.86%) Microsoft
3 341 (47.56%) Windows Server
4 267 (37.24%) VMware
5 195 (27.20%) Office 365
6 189 (26.36%) DNS
7 174 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 161 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
9 160 (22.32%) MS Exchange
10 159 (22.18%) PowerShell
11 156 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
12 149 (20.78%) ITIL
13 141 (19.67%) Citrix
14 138 (19.25%) Windows 7
15 135 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
16 130 (18.13%) Firewall
17 128 (17.85%) DHCP
18 127 (17.71%) Hyper-V
19 123 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
20 121 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
21 110 (15.34%) Windows 10
22 106 (14.78%) SCCM
23 100 (13.95%) Data Centre
24 97 (13.53%) Linux
25 90 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
26 87 (12.13%) TCP/IP
27 85 (11.85%) Cisco
28 80 (11.16%) WAN
28 80 (11.16%) Finance
29 74 (10.32%) Amazon AWS

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
1 160 (22.32%) MS Exchange
2 69 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 30 (4.18%) Skype for Business
6 22 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.39%) Apache
8 10 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 8 (1.12%) IIS
10 4 (0.56%) JBoss
11 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.42%) IBM Connections
11 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
11 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.28%) NetWeaver
12 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 156 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (0.28%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
1 2 (0.28%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 195 (27.20%) Office 365
2 161 (22.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (10.32%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (2.51%) IaaS
6 13 (1.81%) Mimecast
7 11 (1.53%) PaaS
8 6 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.70%) Yammer
10 4 (0.56%) SaaS
11 3 (0.42%) G Suite
12 2 (0.28%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (26.36%) DNS
2 130 (18.13%) Firewall
3 128 (17.85%) DHCP
4 87 (12.13%) TCP/IP
5 80 (11.16%) WAN
6 70 (9.76%) SAN
7 53 (7.39%) VPN
8 52 (7.25%) LAN
9 34 (4.74%) VoIP
10 33 (4.60%) VLAN
11 23 (3.21%) Internet
12 21 (2.93%) NAS
13 20 (2.79%) Wireless
14 19 (2.65%) Skype
15 17 (2.37%) Remote Desktop
16 11 (1.53%) Network Security
17 10 (1.39%) FTP
17 10 (1.39%) NetScaler
18 8 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
19 7 (0.98%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.65%) GIS
4 12 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
5 8 (1.12%) Oracle Database
6 7 (0.98%) MySQL
6 7 (0.98%) Power BI
7 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.42%) Big Data
11 2 (0.28%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.28%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (3.91%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (0.42%) Subversion
4 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.28%) AutoIt
5 2 (0.28%) JIRA
5 2 (0.28%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.14%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 80 (11.16%) Finance
2 34 (4.74%) Retail
3 24 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 17 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.67%) Banking
5 12 (1.67%) Marketing
6 11 (1.53%) Electronics
7 7 (0.98%) Billing
8 5 (0.70%) Games
9 4 (0.56%) Legal
10 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.28%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 149 (20.78%) Analyst
2 141 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 120 (16.74%) Support Engineer
4 77 (10.74%) IT Support
5 68 (9.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 60 (8.37%) Service Analyst
7 59 (8.23%) Support Analyst
8 52 (7.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 51 (7.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 51 (7.11%) Desktop Support
9 51 (7.11%) Windows Engineer
10 46 (6.42%) IT Engineer
11 38 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (4.60%) IT Analyst
13 31 (4.32%) Server Engineer
13 31 (4.32%) Team Leader
14 30 (4.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 30 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 28 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 28 (3.91%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.18%) Middleware
2 16 (2.23%) LDAP
3 9 (1.26%) Web Services
4 5 (0.70%) .NET
4 5 (0.70%) XML
5 4 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.56%) J2EE
6 3 (0.42%) Flash
7 2 (0.28%) JSF
7 2 (0.28%) LINQ
7 2 (0.28%) MAPI
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.28%) SAP Fiori
7 2 (0.28%) SAP PI
8 1 (0.14%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.14%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (0.14%) OAuth
8 1 (0.14%) OpenID
8 1 (0.14%) REST
8 1 (0.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 33 (4.60%) Linux Command Line
5 30 (4.18%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (3.63%) Computer Science
7 23 (3.21%) Driving Licence
8 20 (2.79%) Management Information System
9 17 (2.37%) Fat Client
9 17 (2.37%) Thin Client
10 14 (1.95%) Private Cloud
11 12 (1.67%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.53%) EPoS
13 10 (1.39%) NHS
14 9 (1.26%) PKI
15 7 (0.98%) Replication
16 6 (0.84%) Clustering
16 6 (0.84%) iPhone
17 5 (0.70%) CCTV
17 5 (0.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 583 (81.31%) Windows
2 341 (47.56%) Windows Server
3 138 (19.25%) Windows 7
4 135 (18.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 123 (17.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (15.34%) Windows 10
7 97 (13.53%) Linux
8 42 (5.86%) Unix
9 37 (5.16%) Windows 8
10 18 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (1.95%) Windows XP
12 10 (1.39%) CentOS
13 9 (1.26%) Apple iOS
14 6 (0.84%) Android
14 6 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.70%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.70%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
17 2 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (20.78%) ITIL
2 90 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (8.65%) DevOps
4 47 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 42 (5.86%) Migration
6 34 (4.74%) Configuration Management
6 34 (4.74%) Mentoring
7 31 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (4.18%) Change Management
8 30 (4.18%) Test Automation
9 29 (4.04%) Service Management
10 28 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (3.91%) Load Balancing
11 27 (3.77%) Continuous Deployment
11 27 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (3.21%) Runbook
13 22 (3.07%) Proactive Monitoring
14 21 (2.93%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (2.79%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (22.18%) PowerShell
2 60 (8.37%) SQL
3 49 (6.83%) Python
4 28 (3.91%) Bash Shell
5 27 (3.77%) JavaScript
5 27 (3.77%) Ruby
6 11 (1.53%) Java
7 9 (1.26%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.26%) VBScript
8 7 (0.98%) C
9 6 (0.84%) Perl
9 6 (0.84%) VB
10 3 (0.42%) C#
10 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.28%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.14%) C++
12 1 (0.14%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (16.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (9.21%) MCSE
3 55 (7.67%) Degree
4 48 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (6.14%) CCNA
6 42 (5.86%) MCITP
7 39 (5.44%) MCP
8 28 (3.91%) Security Cleared
9 24 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 24 (3.35%) SC Cleared
10 22 (3.07%) MCSA
11 16 (2.23%) CCNP
12 14 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (1.81%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 9 (1.26%) DBS Check
16 8 (1.12%) MCTS
16 8 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
17 6 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
18 5 (0.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.62%) SLA
2 10 (1.39%) PMO
3 7 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.56%) GDPR
4 4 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.42%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.14%) MiFID
System Software
1 174 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 127 (17.71%) Hyper-V
3 61 (8.51%) vSphere
4 44 (6.14%) Virtual Servers
4 44 (6.14%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (6.00%) XenApp
6 29 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
7 24 (3.35%) XenDesktop
8 10 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (1.26%) BitLocker
9 9 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (1.12%) XenServer
11 7 (0.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 5 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 5 (0.70%) KVM
12 5 (0.70%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.56%) Docker
13 4 (0.56%) NFS
13 4 (0.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 106 (14.78%) SCCM
2 37 (5.16%) Ansible
3 33 (4.60%) SCOM
4 31 (4.32%) vCenter Server
5 29 (4.04%) Puppet
6 27 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (3.77%) vRealize
7 22 (3.07%) WSUS
8 18 (2.51%) Terraform
9 12 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.53%) Backup Exec
10 11 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.98%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (0.84%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
13 5 (0.70%) Nagios
13 5 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
14 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 4 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 379 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 267 (37.24%) VMware
3 141 (19.67%) Citrix
4 85 (11.85%) Cisco
5 38 (5.30%) ServiceNow
6 31 (4.32%) BMC
7 30 (4.18%) HP
8 29 (4.04%) Symantec
9 28 (3.91%) F5
9 28 (3.91%) Splunk
10 27 (3.77%) AppDynamics
10 27 (3.77%) Fortinet
10 27 (3.77%) WorldPay
11 22 (3.07%) Oracle
12 19 (2.65%) NetApp
13 17 (2.37%) SAP
14 16 (2.23%) Veeam
15 15 (2.09%) Google
15 15 (2.09%) IBM
16 13 (1.81%) CommVault