Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 21 47
Rank change year-on-year 0 +26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 521 783 715
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 9.44% 9.28% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 52.84% 51.65% 41.02%
Number of salaries quoted 440 619 641
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +10.24%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,950 £20,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%

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 986 1,516 1,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.86% 17.97% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1,197 1,381
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -4.26% +16.05%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 -4 204 £32,000 -8.57% 19
Cambridgeshire +22 152 £40,500 +15.71% 28
Essex +1 77 £32,500 +27.45% 14
Bedfordshire +2 52 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Norfolk -2 20 £34,500 -1.43% 4
Suffolk +2 17 £27,750 -0.89% 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 417 (80.04%) Windows
2 348 (66.79%) Microsoft
3 313 (60.08%) Office 365
4 270 (51.82%) Windows Server
5 204 (39.16%) Azure
6 203 (38.96%) VMware
7 151 (28.98%) DNS
8 144 (27.64%) Firewall
9 130 (24.95%) Windows 10
10 128 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 123 (23.61%) Hyper-V
12 117 (22.46%) Microsoft Office
13 110 (21.11%) DHCP
14 107 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 106 (20.35%) MS Exchange
16 104 (19.96%) Windows Server 2016
17 94 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 93 (17.85%) SQL Server
19 91 (17.47%) SQL
20 88 (16.89%) TCP/IP
21 86 (16.51%) Citrix
22 85 (16.31%) ITIL
23 83 (15.93%) Linux
24 81 (15.55%) Windows Server 2008
25 79 (15.16%) PowerShell
26 77 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
27 71 (13.63%) SCCM
28 68 (13.05%) LAN
28 68 (13.05%) Cisco
29 67 (12.86%) SharePoint

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
1 106 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 67 (12.86%) SharePoint
3 62 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (4.61%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.30%) IIS
7 3 (0.58%) Apache
8 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
9 1 (0.19%) Documentum
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 117 (22.46%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 313 (60.08%) Office 365
2 204 (39.16%) Azure
3 65 (12.48%) AWS
4 42 (8.06%) OneDrive
5 40 (7.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (5.18%) IaaS
7 24 (4.61%) SaaS
8 17 (3.26%) GCP
9 15 (2.88%) PaaS
10 13 (2.50%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.96%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 5 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (0.77%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.58%) GitHub
14 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.38%) Stackdriver
15 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
15 1 (0.19%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 151 (28.98%) DNS
2 144 (27.64%) Firewall
3 110 (21.11%) DHCP
4 88 (16.89%) TCP/IP
5 68 (13.05%) LAN
6 57 (10.94%) WAN
7 43 (8.25%) Skype
8 41 (7.87%) VPN
9 39 (7.49%) Wireless
10 36 (6.91%) Remote Desktop
11 34 (6.53%) VLAN
12 32 (6.14%) VoIP
13 31 (5.95%) SAN
14 25 (4.80%) Internet
15 16 (3.07%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.50%) NetScaler
17 12 (2.30%) SSL
18 11 (2.11%) Wireshark
19 8 (1.54%) BGP
19 8 (1.54%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.85%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.95%) SQL Server 2016
3 19 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (3.26%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (0.77%) MySQL
8 4 (0.77%) Power BI
9 2 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.19%) GIS
10 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.19%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.19%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.15%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Subversion
3 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.19%) Ant
4 1 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.19%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.19%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.19%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.19%) FishEye
4 1 (0.19%) Hudson
4 1 (0.19%) JUnit
4 1 (0.19%) Log4j
4 1 (0.19%) Maven
4 1 (0.19%) MSI
4 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (8.25%) Finance
2 21 (4.03%) Retail
3 19 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.69%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.50%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.92%) Law
7 8 (1.54%) Marketing
8 6 (1.15%) Electronics
8 6 (1.15%) Police
9 4 (0.77%) Advertising
9 4 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.58%) Local Government
11 2 (0.38%) Housing Association
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.19%) Automotive
12 1 (0.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (23.42%) IT Support
2 104 (19.96%) Analyst
3 84 (16.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 77 (14.78%) Support Engineer
5 71 (13.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 65 (12.48%) IT Engineer
7 48 (9.21%) Support Analyst
8 46 (8.83%) Consultant
8 46 (8.83%) IT Support Engineer
9 39 (7.49%) Service Desk Support
10 38 (7.29%) Support Technician
11 32 (6.14%) Service Analyst
12 30 (5.76%) IT Technician
13 29 (5.57%) Service Desk Analyst
13 29 (5.57%) Service Desk Technician
14 28 (5.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 27 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support Technician
16 26 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
16 26 (4.99%) IT Support Technician
17 25 (4.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.88%) LDAP
1 15 (2.88%) Web Services
2 14 (2.69%) WSH
3 12 (2.30%) .NET
4 8 (1.54%) J2EE
4 8 (1.54%) REST
4 8 (1.54%) SAML
5 6 (1.15%) SOAP
6 5 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.96%) HTML
7 4 (0.77%) CSS
8 3 (0.58%) JSON
9 2 (0.38%) COM
9 2 (0.38%) EDI
9 2 (0.38%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.38%) Spring
9 2 (0.38%) XML
10 1 (0.19%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.19%) Apache NiFi
10 1 (0.19%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 47 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 33 (6.33%) Management Information System
4 20 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (3.65%) Clustering
6 17 (3.26%) Replication
7 16 (3.07%) FMCG
8 13 (2.50%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.50%) NHS
9 11 (2.11%) iPad
10 10 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.54%) PKI
11 8 (1.54%) Smartphone
12 6 (1.15%) Life Science
12 6 (1.15%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (0.96%) EPoS
13 5 (0.96%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.96%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.77%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 417 (80.04%) Windows
2 270 (51.82%) Windows Server
3 130 (24.95%) Windows 10
4 107 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (19.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 83 (15.93%) Linux
7 81 (15.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (9.98%) Windows 7
9 32 (6.14%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (4.03%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (3.07%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.50%) Android
14 10 (1.92%) Unix
15 9 (1.73%) Mac OS
16 8 (1.54%) Apple iOS
17 4 (0.77%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.38%) AIX
18 2 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (18.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 85 (16.31%) ITIL
3 77 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (9.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 39 (7.49%) Service Delivery
6 34 (6.53%) Incident Management
7 30 (5.76%) Project Delivery
8 27 (5.18%) Migration
9 26 (4.99%) Information Security
10 24 (4.61%) ITSM
10 24 (4.61%) Server Management
11 23 (4.41%) Patch Management
11 23 (4.41%) Service Management
12 22 (4.22%) Change Management
12 22 (4.22%) ERP
13 21 (4.03%) Mentoring
14 20 (3.84%) Problem Management
14 20 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.45%) Project Management
16 17 (3.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (17.47%) SQL
2 79 (15.16%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.07%) Java
4 14 (2.69%) VBScript
5 12 (2.30%) Bash Shell
5 12 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 11 (2.11%) Perl
7 10 (1.92%) C#
7 10 (1.92%) Python
8 8 (1.54%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.54%) VBA
9 3 (0.58%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) C
10 2 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.19%) Java 8
11 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 49 (9.40%) Degree
2 33 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (4.61%) SC Cleared
3 24 (4.61%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.03%) Computer Science Degree
5 18 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (3.26%) MCSE
7 15 (2.88%) MCSA
8 14 (2.69%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.50%) CCNA
10 10 (1.92%) MCP
11 8 (1.54%) VCP4
12 7 (1.34%) GCIH
13 6 (1.15%) A+ Certification
13 6 (1.15%) JNCIE
13 6 (1.15%) JNCIP
13 6 (1.15%) JNCIS
14 5 (0.96%) CCNP
14 5 (0.96%) GCFA
14 5 (0.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (11.52%) SLA
2 22 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.15%) COBIT
6 4 (0.77%) GDPR
6 4 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 128 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (23.61%) Hyper-V
3 62 (11.90%) vSphere
4 42 (8.06%) XenApp
5 19 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (2.11%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (1.73%) Terminal Services
7 9 (1.73%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (0.96%) Snort
10 4 (0.77%) Docker
10 4 (0.77%) VMware Server
10 4 (0.77%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.19%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.19%) Firmware
12 1 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (13.63%) SCCM
2 15 (2.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (2.50%) Backup Exec
3 13 (2.50%) WSUS
4 12 (2.30%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
5 10 (1.92%) Puppet
5 10 (1.92%) SCOrch
6 9 (1.73%) Ansible
7 8 (1.54%) SCOM
8 7 (1.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (1.15%) Nessus
10 5 (0.96%) EnCase
10 5 (0.96%) FTK
10 5 (0.96%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.77%) Nagios
12 3 (0.58%) logstash
12 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (0.58%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 348 (66.79%) Microsoft
2 203 (38.96%) VMware
3 86 (16.51%) Citrix
4 68 (13.05%) Cisco
5 66 (12.67%) HP
6 42 (8.06%) Veeam
7 22 (4.22%) Apple
8 19 (3.65%) Google
9 18 (3.45%) Mitel
10 16 (3.07%) Symantec
11 13 (2.50%) ServiceNow
11 13 (2.50%) SonicWALL
12 12 (2.30%) Asigra
13 11 (2.11%) CommVault
13 11 (2.11%) NetApp
13 11 (2.11%) SAP
14 10 (1.92%) Dell
15 9 (1.73%) Avaya
15 9 (1.73%) Meraki
16 8 (1.54%) Juniper