Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -11 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 775 750 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.43% 5.75% 7.20%
As % of the System Software category 49.78% 54.15% 58.21%
Number of salaries quoted 678 641 907
East of England median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1557 1385 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 12.91% 10.62% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1130 1462
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,061 £58,750
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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +4 371 £32,500 -12.16% 15
Cambridgeshire -24 191 £27,250 -22.14% 29
Essex +5 81 £41,250 +3.13% 1
Bedfordshire +44 71 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Norfolk +45 43 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Suffolk -24 23 £23,000 -17.86% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 626 (80.77%) Windows
2 419 (54.06%) Microsoft
3 360 (46.45%) Windows Server
4 286 (36.90%) VMware
5 255 (32.90%) MS Exchange
6 226 (29.16%) Office 365
7 213 (27.48%) Microsoft Office
8 190 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 183 (23.61%) Firewall
10 180 (23.23%) ITIL
11 179 (23.10%) Windows 7
12 176 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 170 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 168 (21.68%) Cisco
15 162 (20.90%) Citrix
16 156 (20.13%) DNS
17 150 (19.35%) Hyper-V
18 144 (18.58%) DHCP
19 128 (16.52%) WAN
20 123 (15.87%) SAN
21 116 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
22 112 (14.45%) LAN
23 111 (14.32%) TCP/IP
24 107 (13.81%) SQL Server
25 103 (13.29%) PowerShell
26 102 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
26 102 (13.16%) Windows 10
27 98 (12.65%) Linux
28 94 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
29 93 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery

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
1 255 (32.90%) MS Exchange
2 94 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (8.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 45 (5.81%) Skype for Business
5 31 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 28 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (2.58%) IIS
8 13 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (1.29%) Apache
10 7 (0.90%) JBoss
10 7 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.77%) IBM Connections
11 6 (0.77%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 4 (0.52%) NetWeaver
14 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.39%) SAS
14 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
16 1 (0.13%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 213 (27.48%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) SAP CRM
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.52%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.39%) SAP GRC
5 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 226 (29.16%) Office 365
2 102 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (6.71%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (4.77%) PaaS
5 24 (3.10%) IaaS
6 18 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (1.68%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.77%) G Suite
9 3 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.26%) Route 53
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) SaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 183 (23.61%) Firewall
2 156 (20.13%) DNS
3 144 (18.58%) DHCP
4 128 (16.52%) WAN
5 123 (15.87%) SAN
6 112 (14.45%) LAN
7 111 (14.32%) TCP/IP
8 91 (11.74%) VPN
9 63 (8.13%) VoIP
10 46 (5.94%) VLAN
11 35 (4.52%) Internet
12 34 (4.39%) Skype
13 31 (4.00%) SSL
14 24 (3.10%) Wireless
15 23 (2.97%) MPLS
16 22 (2.84%) iSCSI
16 22 (2.84%) LDAP
16 22 (2.84%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (2.45%) NAS
18 16 (2.06%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (13.81%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.68%) MySQL
4 9 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
7 5 (0.65%) GIS
7 5 (0.65%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.52%) DB2
8 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.52%) SAP HANA
9 3 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.81%) Jenkins
4 11 (1.42%) Hudson
5 9 (1.16%) Git (software)
5 9 (1.16%) JUnit
6 8 (1.03%) PyUnit
7 6 (0.77%) MSI
8 4 (0.52%) Grunt
9 3 (0.39%) AdminStudio
9 3 (0.39%) Ant
9 3 (0.39%) Gradle
9 3 (0.39%) Maven
9 3 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.39%) Subversion
9 3 (0.39%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.39%) Wise Package Studio
10 2 (0.26%) JIRA
11 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 49 (6.32%) Finance
1 49 (6.32%) Telecoms
2 36 (4.65%) Retail
3 35 (4.52%) Manufacturing
4 34 (4.39%) Electronics
5 24 (3.10%) Games
5 24 (3.10%) Marketing
6 11 (1.42%) Legal
7 9 (1.16%) Advertising
8 5 (0.65%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 195 (25.16%) Support Engineer
2 161 (20.77%) Analyst
3 114 (14.71%) IT Support
4 109 (14.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 99 (12.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 94 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 89 (11.48%) IT Engineer
8 80 (10.32%) Support Analyst
9 71 (9.16%) Desktop Support
10 67 (8.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 61 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
12 60 (7.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 59 (7.61%) Administrator
14 57 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
15 55 (7.10%) Support Technician
16 54 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 51 (6.58%) Infrastructure Support
18 39 (5.03%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
19 36 (4.65%) Consultant
19 36 (4.65%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.06%) .NET
2 11 (1.42%) XMPP
3 10 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.29%) SAML
4 9 (1.16%) Web Services
5 7 (0.90%) Node.js
6 6 (0.77%) CSS
6 6 (0.77%) HTML
7 5 (0.65%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (0.65%) HTML5
8 4 (0.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.52%) Compass CSS Framework
8 4 (0.52%) CSS3
8 4 (0.52%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.52%) REST
8 4 (0.52%) SAP PI
8 4 (0.52%) Sass
8 4 (0.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (6.71%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 38 (4.90%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.97%) Driving Licence
5 19 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (2.06%) Replication
7 15 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.81%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.68%) iPhone
10 12 (1.55%) CMDB
11 10 (1.29%) PKI
12 9 (1.16%) User Experience
13 8 (1.03%) FMCG
14 7 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.90%) Handset
14 7 (0.90%) iPad
14 7 (0.90%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.77%) EPoS
16 5 (0.65%) HP Storage
17 4 (0.52%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 626 (80.77%) Windows
2 360 (46.45%) Windows Server
3 190 (24.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 179 (23.10%) Windows 7
5 170 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 102 (13.16%) Windows 10
7 98 (12.65%) Linux
8 71 (9.16%) Windows 8
9 50 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (5.68%) Windows XP
11 24 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 23 (2.97%) Unix
13 22 (2.84%) Mac OS X
14 16 (2.06%) Windows Vista
15 13 (1.68%) Apple iOS
15 13 (1.68%) CentOS
15 13 (1.68%) Mac OS
16 11 (1.42%) Windows Phone
17 9 (1.16%) Android
18 8 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.23%) ITIL
2 93 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 66 (8.52%) Change Management
4 63 (8.13%) Mentoring
5 48 (6.19%) Information Security
6 47 (6.06%) Service Delivery
7 45 (5.81%) Problem Management
8 42 (5.42%) Migration
9 40 (5.16%) Asset Management
10 36 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
11 30 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
11 30 (3.87%) Server Virtualisation
12 29 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
12 29 (3.74%) Software Deployment
13 28 (3.61%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (3.61%) Data Protection
14 27 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (3.48%) Incident Management
14 27 (3.48%) Service Management
15 25 (3.23%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 103 (13.29%) PowerShell
2 79 (10.19%) SQL
3 22 (2.84%) VBScript
4 18 (2.32%) Shell Script
5 17 (2.19%) C
6 13 (1.68%) Perl
7 10 (1.29%) C#
8 9 (1.16%) Python
9 8 (1.03%) Java
10 5 (0.65%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.39%) VBA
13 2 (0.26%) Korn
13 2 (0.26%) VB
14 1 (0.13%) BeanShell
14 1 (0.13%) Jython
14 1 (0.13%) PHP
14 1 (0.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (8.26%) CCNA
3 64 (8.26%) MCSE
4 47 (6.06%) Degree
5 45 (5.81%) MCP
6 39 (5.03%) MCSA
7 33 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 29 (3.74%) DV Cleared
9 26 (3.35%) CISSP
10 24 (3.10%) MCTS
11 21 (2.71%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (2.71%) MCITP
11 21 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (2.45%) CompTIA Security+
12 19 (2.45%) Security+ Certification
13 18 (2.32%) CISM
14 16 (2.06%) A+ Certification
15 15 (1.94%) CCAA
16 13 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (11.10%) SLA
2 28 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.19%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (1.16%) GDPR
6 7 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 176 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 50 (6.45%) XenApp
4 42 (5.42%) vSphere
5 40 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
7 29 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (2.84%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.81%) XenDesktop
10 10 (1.29%) XenServer
11 9 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (1.16%) vCloud
12 6 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (0.65%) KVM
13 5 (0.65%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.52%) Docker
14 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.39%) Firmware
16 2 (0.26%) ISA Server
16 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 58 (7.48%) SCCM
2 21 (2.71%) WSUS
3 20 (2.58%) Backup Exec
3 20 (2.58%) Puppet
4 16 (2.06%) SCOM
5 15 (1.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.29%) Ansible
8 8 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.90%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.65%) EMC Navisphere
11 4 (0.52%) Nagios
11 4 (0.52%) WMI
12 3 (0.39%) Kubernetes
12 3 (0.39%) NetIQ Identity Manager
12 3 (0.39%) Salt
12 3 (0.39%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 419 (54.06%) Microsoft
2 286 (36.90%) VMware
3 168 (21.68%) Cisco
4 162 (20.90%) Citrix
5 77 (9.94%) HP
6 37 (4.77%) SAP
7 26 (3.35%) Dell
7 26 (3.35%) Veeam
8 22 (2.84%) Apple
8 22 (2.84%) Symantec
9 21 (2.71%) Oracle
10 18 (2.32%) IBM
11 17 (2.19%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.06%) NetApp
13 14 (1.81%) Juniper
14 13 (1.68%) WatchGuard
15 11 (1.42%) Avaya
15 11 (1.42%) Intel
15 11 (1.42%) Red Hat
15 11 (1.42%) Splunk