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

Microsoft Active Directory
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 36 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 415 376 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.67% 5.58% 8.53%
As % of the System Software category 50.06% 51.65% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 321 308 530
Median salary £36,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% -9.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year - -3.70%  

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 829 728 1119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.32% 10.80% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 675 590 814
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 179 £32,500 -18.75% 26
Essex +9 97 £40,000 +29.03% 3
Cambridgeshire -28 77 £28,500 -12.30% 18
Suffolk -7 30 £39,250 +34.18% 7
Bedfordshire +15 22 £44,375 +26.78% 7
Norfolk -1 12 £34,000 +58.13% 5
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 660 (80.98%) Windows
2 440 (53.99%) Microsoft
3 369 (45.28%) Windows Server
4 300 (36.81%) VMware
5 236 (28.96%) Windows 7
6 234 (28.71%) Office 365
7 229 (28.10%) MS Exchange
8 228 (27.98%) ITIL
9 210 (25.77%) Microsoft Office
10 197 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 190 (23.31%) Firewall
12 189 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 179 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
14 171 (20.98%) DNS
15 168 (20.61%) Cisco
16 167 (20.49%) DHCP
17 161 (19.75%) Citrix
18 150 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
19 144 (17.67%) Linux
20 136 (16.69%) Hyper-V
21 134 (16.44%) Windows 10
22 122 (14.97%) SAN
23 121 (14.85%) SQL Server
24 119 (14.60%) SQL
25 109 (13.37%) TCP/IP
26 108 (13.25%) WAN
27 106 (13.01%) SCCM
28 102 (12.52%) LAN
29 98 (12.02%) Windows 8
30 95 (11.66%) SLA

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
1 229 (28.10%) MS Exchange
2 65 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (7.73%) Skype for Business
4 62 (7.61%) SharePoint
5 48 (5.89%) IIS
6 36 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (2.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (1.96%) Apache
9 14 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (0.98%) JBoss
12 8 (0.98%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.37%) SAS
15 2 (0.25%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 210 (25.77%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.61%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.25%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.12%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 234 (28.71%) Office 365
2 91 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.44%) PaaS
5 25 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (2.09%) IaaS
7 12 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon Glacier
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.61%) AWS CloudTrail
9 5 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.61%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.25%) G Suite
10 2 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 190 (23.31%) Firewall
2 171 (20.98%) DNS
3 167 (20.49%) DHCP
4 122 (14.97%) SAN
5 109 (13.37%) TCP/IP
6 108 (13.25%) WAN
7 102 (12.52%) LAN
8 71 (8.71%) VPN
9 65 (7.98%) VLAN
10 52 (6.38%) VoIP
11 46 (5.64%) Wireless
12 43 (5.28%) Skype
13 35 (4.29%) NAS
14 31 (3.80%) Internet
15 29 (3.56%) Remote Desktop
16 27 (3.31%) iSCSI
17 26 (3.19%) SMTP
18 22 (2.70%) PBX
19 19 (2.33%) MPLS
20 18 (2.21%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 21 (2.58%) MySQL
5 20 (2.45%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (1.35%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
13 10 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (0.98%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (0.98%) GIS
15 6 (0.74%) MongoDB
16 5 (0.61%) DTS
17 4 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (2.21%) MSI
2 14 (1.72%) TeamCity
3 13 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.47%) JIRA
5 8 (0.98%) ClearQuest
5 8 (0.98%) CruiseControl
5 8 (0.98%) FishEye
5 8 (0.98%) Hudson
5 8 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 8 (0.98%) JUnit
6 6 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.61%) InstallShield
8 4 (0.49%) Ant
8 4 (0.49%) Maven
8 4 (0.49%) Selenium
8 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
8 4 (0.49%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.37%) Grunt
General
1 58 (7.12%) Finance
2 31 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.68%) Retail
4 24 (2.94%) Legal
4 24 (2.94%) Marketing
5 23 (2.82%) Games
6 19 (2.33%) Advertising
7 14 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.98%) Electronics
9 6 (0.74%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Banking
11 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.37%) Billing
11 3 (0.37%) Publishing
12 2 (0.25%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Local Government
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 202 (24.79%) Analyst
2 174 (21.35%) Support Engineer
3 116 (14.23%) IT Support
4 98 (12.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 96 (11.78%) Support Analyst
6 92 (11.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 81 (9.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 69 (8.47%) IT Engineer
9 68 (8.34%) 3rd Line Support
10 66 (8.10%) Administrator
11 58 (7.12%) Infrastructure Support
12 56 (6.87%) Desktop Support
13 51 (6.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 50 (6.13%) Active Directory Support
15 49 (6.01%) Support Technician
16 47 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
16 47 (5.77%) IT Analyst
17 46 (5.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 46 (5.64%) IT Support Engineer
17 46 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (2.58%) .NET
2 17 (2.09%) ASP.NET
2 17 (2.09%) Web Services
2 17 (2.09%) XMPP
3 13 (1.60%) LAMP
4 12 (1.47%) SAML
5 11 (1.35%) REST
6 10 (1.23%) CSS
7 8 (0.98%) GWT
7 8 (0.98%) Middleware
8 6 (0.74%) HTML
9 4 (0.49%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.49%) Ajax
9 4 (0.49%) Apache Flex
9 4 (0.49%) AWT
9 4 (0.49%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.49%) JMS
9 4 (0.49%) jQuery
9 4 (0.49%) SOAP
9 4 (0.49%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (4.42%) Driving Licence
4 32 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 23 (2.82%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.84%) Replication
7 14 (1.72%) CMDB
7 14 (1.72%) Fat Client
7 14 (1.72%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.60%) iPhone
9 12 (1.47%) PKI
10 10 (1.23%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.10%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.98%) iPad
13 7 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
13 7 (0.86%) PDA
14 6 (0.74%) Clustering
14 6 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 660 (80.98%) Windows
2 369 (45.28%) Windows Server
3 236 (28.96%) Windows 7
4 197 (24.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 189 (23.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 144 (17.67%) Linux
7 134 (16.44%) Windows 10
8 98 (12.02%) Windows 8
9 62 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 41 (5.03%) Windows XP
12 35 (4.29%) Unix
13 25 (3.07%) Mac OS X
14 23 (2.82%) CentOS
15 20 (2.45%) Android
16 19 (2.33%) Windows Vista
17 18 (2.21%) Mac OS
18 17 (2.09%) Apple iOS
19 7 (0.86%) Solaris
19 7 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (27.98%) ITIL
2 66 (8.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (6.26%) Problem Management
4 43 (5.28%) Mentoring
5 42 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (5.03%) Change Management
7 37 (4.54%) DevOps
8 35 (4.29%) IT Strategy
9 34 (4.17%) Project Management
9 34 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 33 (4.05%) Information Security
11 32 (3.93%) ITIL V3
12 29 (3.56%) Data Protection
13 28 (3.44%) Time Management
14 27 (3.31%) Application Packaging
15 26 (3.19%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (3.07%) Incident Management
16 25 (3.07%) Service Management
17 24 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 119 (14.60%) SQL
2 72 (8.83%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.19%) VBScript
4 22 (2.70%) Perl
5 21 (2.58%) C
6 20 (2.45%) Bash Shell
7 17 (2.09%) C#
8 13 (1.60%) Java
8 13 (1.60%) Python
8 13 (1.60%) VB
9 9 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.98%) Korn
11 7 (0.86%) VBA
12 6 (0.74%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.12%) BeanShell
13 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 150 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (9.20%) MCP
3 71 (8.71%) MCSE
4 58 (7.12%) CCNA
4 58 (7.12%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (6.99%) MCSA
6 55 (6.75%) Security Cleared
7 53 (6.50%) Degree
8 40 (4.91%) SC Cleared
9 38 (4.66%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (4.29%) MCTS
11 31 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (3.07%) A+ Certification
13 20 (2.45%) MCITP
14 16 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (1.47%) CCAA
15 12 (1.47%) CISSP
16 11 (1.35%) CompTIA Security+
16 11 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (1.35%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (11.66%) SLA
2 15 (1.84%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.47%) GDPR
5 8 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.74%) QA
7 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 14000
8 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 179 (21.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (16.69%) Hyper-V
3 52 (6.38%) vSphere
4 45 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (5.03%) XenApp
6 28 (3.44%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (2.45%) Terminal Services
8 19 (2.33%) XenDesktop
9 18 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (1.47%) XenServer
11 11 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.98%) KVM
12 8 (0.98%) Terminal Server
13 6 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.61%) Firmware
15 3 (0.37%) vCloud
15 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
17 1 (0.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 106 (13.01%) SCCM
2 33 (4.05%) SCOM
3 22 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (2.45%) Puppet
5 18 (2.21%) WSUS
6 15 (1.84%) Backup Exec
6 15 (1.84%) Nagios
7 14 (1.72%) Ansible
8 13 (1.60%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 6 (0.74%) vCenter Server
10 5 (0.61%) CFEngine
10 5 (0.61%) EMC Navisphere
10 5 (0.61%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.49%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.49%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
12 3 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 440 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 300 (36.81%) VMware
3 168 (20.61%) Cisco
4 161 (19.75%) Citrix
5 66 (8.10%) HP
6 39 (4.79%) Apple
7 38 (4.66%) Veeam
8 35 (4.29%) Red Hat
9 29 (3.56%) Oracle
10 22 (2.70%) Dell
11 21 (2.58%) BMC
12 20 (2.45%) NetApp
13 18 (2.21%) Google
13 18 (2.21%) IBM
14 17 (2.09%) SAP
15 16 (1.96%) CheckPoint
15 16 (1.96%) Computacenter
15 16 (1.96%) SonicWALL
16 12 (1.47%) Symantec
17 10 (1.23%) Forcepoint
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £23k - 30k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Bespak
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + great benefits package!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hertfordshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25-30k+
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30K Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Felixstowe, Suffolk
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Aviva
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 5 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago