Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 35 35
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 785 814 873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 6.46% 6.52% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 44.33% 50.91% 52.97%
Number of salaries quoted 635 641 779
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -8.41%
10th Percentile £20,600 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.78%

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 1,771 1,599 1,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.58% 12.81% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 1,267 1,322
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,525 £23,500 £22,525
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +2 318 £35,000 +7.69% 48
Cambridgeshire +6 204 £30,000 +7.14% 24
Essex +5 137 £38,500 +4.05% 28
Bedfordshire +21 75 £42,500 +41.67% 6
Suffolk -19 28 £29,250 -16.43% 8
Norfolk +6 26 £32,605 -6.84% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 622 (79.24%) Windows
2 434 (55.29%) Microsoft
3 371 (47.26%) Windows Server
4 304 (38.73%) VMware
5 276 (35.16%) Office 365
6 211 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 209 (26.62%) MS Exchange
8 198 (25.22%) DNS
9 190 (24.20%) PowerShell
10 185 (23.57%) Microsoft Office
11 175 (22.29%) Windows 7
12 167 (21.27%) Windows 10
13 161 (20.51%) ITIL
13 161 (20.51%) Firewall
14 160 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 154 (19.62%) Citrix
16 152 (19.36%) Hyper-V
17 137 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
18 132 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
19 124 (15.80%) Cisco
20 123 (15.67%) DHCP
21 116 (14.78%) Data Centre
22 113 (14.39%) Linux
23 111 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
24 108 (13.76%) TCP/IP
25 105 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
26 103 (13.12%) Finance
27 102 (12.99%) VPN
28 95 (12.10%) SCCM
29 90 (11.46%) SAN

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
1 209 (26.62%) MS Exchange
2 69 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 66 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (5.73%) Skype for Business
5 27 (3.44%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.31%) IIS
7 18 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (1.53%) Apache
9 8 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
9 8 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.25%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.25%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.25%) Confluence
14 2 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 185 (23.57%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.89%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.64%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.38%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.13%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.13%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 276 (35.16%) Office 365
2 211 (26.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 111 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.04%) IaaS
6 15 (1.91%) Mimecast
7 11 (1.40%) PaaS
8 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.64%) SaaS
10 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.51%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.13%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 198 (25.22%) DNS
2 161 (20.51%) Firewall
3 123 (15.67%) DHCP
4 108 (13.76%) TCP/IP
5 102 (12.99%) VPN
6 90 (11.46%) SAN
7 73 (9.30%) WAN
8 58 (7.39%) LAN
9 42 (5.35%) Wireless
10 34 (4.33%) Internet
11 32 (4.08%) NAS
11 32 (4.08%) Skype
12 29 (3.69%) Remote Desktop
12 29 (3.69%) VoIP
13 27 (3.44%) VLAN
14 18 (2.29%) Network Security
15 15 (1.91%) SSL
16 14 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.66%) Fibre Channel
18 12 (1.53%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.89%) MySQL
4 7 (0.89%) Power BI
4 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.38%) Big Data
7 3 (0.38%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.25%) Apache Zeppelin
8 2 (0.25%) HBase
8 2 (0.25%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.25%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (4.20%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.89%) MSI
4 6 (0.76%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.64%) Subversion
5 5 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.25%) AutoIt
8 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.25%) JIRA
8 2 (0.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.13%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 103 (13.12%) Finance
2 40 (5.10%) Retail
3 34 (4.33%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.29%) Banking
5 13 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 12 (1.53%) Marketing
7 9 (1.15%) Electronics
8 7 (0.89%) Billing
8 7 (0.89%) Local Government
9 5 (0.64%) Back Office
9 5 (0.64%) French Language
9 5 (0.64%) Legal
10 4 (0.51%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 187 (23.82%) Analyst
2 134 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 126 (16.05%) Support Engineer
4 107 (13.63%) IT Support
5 85 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
6 74 (9.43%) Desktop Support
7 66 (8.41%) Support Analyst
8 65 (8.28%) Service Analyst
9 57 (7.26%) Windows Engineer
10 56 (7.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 52 (6.62%) IT Engineer
11 52 (6.62%) Service Desk Analyst
12 43 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
13 41 (5.22%) Consultant
14 38 (4.84%) IT Analyst
15 35 (4.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 35 (4.46%) Team Leader
16 34 (4.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 34 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 32 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.59%) Middleware
2 22 (2.80%) LDAP
3 14 (1.78%) Flash
4 10 (1.27%) Web Services
5 9 (1.15%) .NET
6 6 (0.76%) ADSI
7 5 (0.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (0.64%) CSS
7 5 (0.64%) Elastic Stack
7 5 (0.64%) HTML
7 5 (0.64%) REST
8 4 (0.51%) J2EE
8 4 (0.51%) SOAP
9 3 (0.38%) MAPI
9 3 (0.38%) OAuth
9 3 (0.38%) SAML
10 2 (0.25%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.25%) jQuery
10 2 (0.25%) Kafka
10 2 (0.25%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 116 (14.78%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
4 42 (5.35%) Public Cloud
5 37 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (3.95%) Driving Licence
7 27 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 20 (2.55%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.17%) Replication
10 14 (1.78%) PKI
11 10 (1.27%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.27%) iPhone
11 10 (1.27%) NHS
11 10 (1.27%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.15%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.02%) Blackberry
13 8 (1.02%) Clustering
14 7 (0.89%) CMDB
14 7 (0.89%) iPad
15 6 (0.76%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 622 (79.24%) Windows
2 371 (47.26%) Windows Server
3 175 (22.29%) Windows 7
4 167 (21.27%) Windows 10
5 137 (17.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 113 (14.39%) Linux
7 105 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 45 (5.73%) Unix
9 41 (5.22%) Windows 8
10 26 (3.31%) Windows XP
11 21 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (1.66%) Android
12 13 (1.66%) Apple iOS
13 11 (1.40%) CentOS
13 11 (1.40%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.76%) VMS
15 5 (0.64%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.64%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (20.51%) ITIL
2 89 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (8.03%) DevOps
4 47 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (5.99%) Migration
5 40 (5.10%) Configuration Management
5 40 (5.10%) Load Balancing
6 37 (4.71%) Mentoring
7 34 (4.33%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (4.20%) Test Automation
9 32 (4.08%) Service Delivery
10 31 (3.95%) Business Intelligence
10 31 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (3.82%) Continuous Deployment
12 27 (3.44%) Service Management
13 25 (3.18%) Change Management
13 25 (3.18%) Proactive Monitoring
14 24 (3.06%) Problem Management
15 21 (2.68%) Data Management
15 21 (2.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 190 (24.20%) PowerShell
2 88 (11.21%) SQL
3 59 (7.52%) Python
4 38 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 34 (4.33%) JavaScript
6 30 (3.82%) Ruby
7 19 (2.42%) Java
8 14 (1.78%) VBScript
9 7 (0.89%) C#
9 7 (0.89%) R
10 6 (0.76%) VB
11 5 (0.64%) C
11 5 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.51%) ActionScript
12 4 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.25%) C++
13 2 (0.25%) Perl
13 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 132 (16.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (9.30%) MCSE
3 66 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (8.41%) Degree
4 62 (7.90%) CCNA
5 58 (7.39%) MCP
6 46 (5.86%) MCITP
7 34 (4.33%) MCSA
7 34 (4.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (2.93%) CCNP
9 17 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
9 17 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (1.66%) Security Cleared
11 12 (1.53%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.40%) SC Cleared
13 10 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.02%) MCTS
15 6 (0.76%) CCA
15 6 (0.76%) CISM
15 6 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.79%) SLA
2 15 (1.91%) PMO
3 10 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.76%) GDPR
4 6 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.38%) QA
7 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.13%) MiFID
System Software
1 160 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (19.36%) Hyper-V
3 89 (11.34%) vSphere
4 62 (7.90%) XenApp
5 45 (5.73%) Virtual Servers
5 45 (5.73%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (4.33%) XenDesktop
7 31 (3.95%) Virtual Desktop
8 15 (1.91%) Terminal Services
9 14 (1.78%) XenServer
10 12 (1.53%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 11 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (1.40%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.02%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.89%) DFS Replication
14 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.64%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.38%) Docker
16 3 (0.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 95 (12.10%) SCCM
2 45 (5.73%) Ansible
3 39 (4.97%) Puppet
4 32 (4.08%) SCOM
5 31 (3.95%) vCenter Server
6 30 (3.82%) vRealize
7 28 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (2.68%) Terraform
9 19 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (2.17%) Backup Exec
11 15 (1.91%) WSUS
12 11 (1.40%) Microsoft Intune
13 9 (1.15%) NetBackup
13 9 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
14 7 (0.89%) FortiGate
15 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 5 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 4 (0.51%) AirWatch
17 4 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
17 4 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 434 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 304 (38.73%) VMware
3 154 (19.62%) Citrix
4 124 (15.80%) Cisco
5 43 (5.48%) HP
6 40 (5.10%) ServiceNow
7 34 (4.33%) BMC
7 34 (4.33%) Fortinet
7 34 (4.33%) Splunk
8 33 (4.20%) Veeam
9 31 (3.95%) F5
10 30 (3.82%) AppDynamics
10 30 (3.82%) WorldPay
11 26 (3.31%) Draytek
12 23 (2.93%) Symantec
13 21 (2.68%) Apple
13 21 (2.68%) SonicWALL
14 20 (2.55%) Remedy
14 20 (2.55%) Sophos
15 18 (2.29%) IBM