Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 38 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -2 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 826 789 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.36% 6.76% 6.00%
As % of the System Software category 48.00% 52.22% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 618 645 685
East of England median annual salary £34,750 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.71% +1.45% -1.43%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £56,631 £53,750 £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 1,721 1,511 1,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.34% 12.94% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,266 1,224 1,200
East of England median annual salary £44,400 £42,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.86% +0.59% +10.39%
10th Percentile £23,625 £24,075 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +5 343 £35,000 - 45
Cambridgeshire +22 201 £29,500 +3.51% 35
Essex +10 144 £32,500 -18.75% 14
Bedfordshire +18 83 £42,500 +39.34% 8
Norfolk +7 32 £32,605 -18.49% 7
Suffolk -11 26 £26,000 -28.28% 9
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 670 (81.11%) Windows
2 446 (54.00%) Microsoft
3 356 (43.10%) Windows Server
4 336 (40.68%) Office 365
5 307 (37.17%) VMware
6 227 (27.48%) DNS
7 214 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
8 206 (24.94%) Windows 7
8 206 (24.94%) MS Exchange
9 200 (24.21%) Microsoft Office
10 194 (23.49%) PowerShell
11 191 (23.12%) Windows 10
12 171 (20.70%) Firewall
13 162 (19.61%) ITIL
14 156 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 154 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 150 (18.16%) Hyper-V
17 149 (18.04%) DHCP
18 148 (17.92%) Citrix
19 142 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 138 (16.71%) Microsoft Certification
21 124 (15.01%) TCP/IP
22 120 (14.53%) Cisco
23 116 (14.04%) Linux
24 114 (13.80%) VPN
25 112 (13.56%) Data Centre
26 107 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
27 103 (12.47%) SQL
28 99 (11.99%) Finance
29 96 (11.62%) SCCM

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
1 206 (24.94%) MS Exchange
2 66 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 52 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 45 (5.45%) SharePoint
4 45 (5.45%) Skype for Business
5 34 (4.12%) IIS
6 18 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.69%) Apache
8 12 (1.45%) IBM Notes
9 10 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (0.73%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.61%) SAS
13 4 (0.48%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 200 (24.21%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
4 13 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.61%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Windchill
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.36%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 336 (40.68%) Office 365
2 214 (25.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.94%) Mimecast
6 11 (1.33%) IaaS
7 9 (1.09%) PaaS
8 7 (0.85%) SaaS
9 5 (0.61%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.24%) G Suite
11 2 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 227 (27.48%) DNS
2 171 (20.70%) Firewall
3 149 (18.04%) DHCP
4 124 (15.01%) TCP/IP
5 114 (13.80%) VPN
6 88 (10.65%) SAN
7 84 (10.17%) WAN
8 79 (9.56%) LAN
9 67 (8.11%) Wireless
10 51 (6.17%) Internet
11 36 (4.36%) VLAN
12 35 (4.24%) Skype
13 31 (3.75%) Fibre Channel
13 31 (3.75%) Network Security
14 30 (3.63%) VoIP
15 28 (3.39%) NAS
15 28 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
16 22 (2.66%) iSCSI
17 21 (2.54%) SSL
18 20 (2.42%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.09%) MySQL
5 8 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.61%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.61%) Apache Zeppelin
7 5 (0.61%) HBase
7 5 (0.61%) Power BI
7 5 (0.61%) Sqoop
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.24%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (0.97%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.85%) MSI
4 6 (0.73%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Ant
6 2 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.24%) AutoIt
6 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.24%) JIRA
6 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (0.24%) Subversion
7 1 (0.12%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 99 (11.99%) Finance
2 52 (6.30%) Retail
3 37 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 16 (1.94%) Marketing
5 15 (1.82%) Electronics
6 12 (1.45%) Banking
7 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 8 (0.97%) Local Government
9 6 (0.73%) French Language
9 6 (0.73%) Legal
10 5 (0.61%) Back Office
11 2 (0.24%) Billing
11 2 (0.24%) Front Office
11 2 (0.24%) Games
11 2 (0.24%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Law
12 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 195 (23.61%) Analyst
2 143 (17.31%) Support Engineer
3 123 (14.89%) IT Support
4 113 (13.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 93 (11.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 93 (11.26%) Desktop Support
6 74 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 63 (7.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 59 (7.14%) IT Engineer
9 57 (6.90%) Service Analyst
10 56 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
11 53 (6.42%) Consultant
12 51 (6.17%) Windows Engineer
13 47 (5.69%) IT Analyst
14 45 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
15 43 (5.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 40 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 39 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 39 (4.72%) IT Support Engineer
18 38 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (3.75%) LDAP
2 21 (2.54%) Middleware
3 19 (2.30%) Flash
4 18 (2.18%) Web Services
5 16 (1.94%) .NET
6 9 (1.09%) CSS
7 8 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.85%) ADSI
8 7 (0.85%) HTML
8 7 (0.85%) REST
9 5 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.61%) Kafka
9 5 (0.61%) LAMP
9 5 (0.61%) SparkR
10 4 (0.48%) jQuery
10 4 (0.48%) SOAP
11 3 (0.36%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.36%) OAuth
11 3 (0.36%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.56%) Data Centre
2 62 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (7.51%) Management Information System
2 62 (7.51%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (4.12%) Driving Licence
3 34 (4.12%) Public Cloud
4 29 (3.51%) Client/Server
5 26 (3.15%) Linux Command Line
6 22 (2.66%) Blackberry
7 19 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.06%) Clustering
8 17 (2.06%) iPhone
8 17 (2.06%) Replication
9 13 (1.57%) PKI
10 12 (1.45%) NHS
11 11 (1.33%) CCTV
12 10 (1.21%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.21%) Smartphone
12 10 (1.21%) Thin Client
13 9 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 670 (81.11%) Windows
2 356 (43.10%) Windows Server
3 206 (24.94%) Windows 7
4 191 (23.12%) Windows 10
5 156 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 116 (14.04%) Linux
7 107 (12.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 54 (6.54%) Windows 8
9 39 (4.72%) Windows XP
10 31 (3.75%) Apple iOS
10 31 (3.75%) Unix
11 22 (2.66%) Mac OS X
11 22 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 17 (2.06%) CentOS
13 15 (1.82%) Android
14 10 (1.21%) Windows Vista
15 9 (1.09%) AIX
15 9 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.09%) VMS
16 8 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (19.61%) ITIL
2 142 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 91 (11.02%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (7.51%) Mentoring
5 55 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (6.17%) Change Management
6 51 (6.17%) Migration
7 40 (4.84%) Time Management
8 38 (4.60%) DevOps
9 37 (4.48%) Load Balancing
10 34 (4.12%) Project Management
11 33 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 31 (3.75%) Server Management
12 31 (3.75%) Service Management
12 31 (3.75%) Validation
13 30 (3.63%) Configuration Management
13 30 (3.63%) Identity Management
14 29 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
15 28 (3.39%) Presales
16 27 (3.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (23.49%) PowerShell
2 103 (12.47%) SQL
3 39 (4.72%) Python
4 31 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.51%) Java
6 25 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 19 (2.30%) VBScript
8 18 (2.18%) Ruby
9 10 (1.21%) C#
10 7 (0.85%) R
11 6 (0.73%) PHP
12 5 (0.61%) C
12 5 (0.61%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.61%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.61%) VB
13 4 (0.48%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.48%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.24%) C++
14 2 (0.24%) Perl
14 2 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 138 (16.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (9.93%) MCSE
3 77 (9.32%) Degree
4 71 (8.60%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (8.60%) MCP
5 69 (8.35%) CCNA
6 62 (7.51%) MCSA
7 40 (4.84%) MCITP
7 40 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (4.60%) Network+ Certification
9 31 (3.75%) A+ Certification
10 26 (3.15%) CCNP
11 20 (2.42%) ACDT
11 20 (2.42%) ACHDS
11 20 (2.42%) ACTC
11 20 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (2.42%) MCDST
11 20 (2.42%) MCSM
12 14 (1.69%) Security Cleared
13 13 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (10.05%) SLA
2 19 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (1.94%) PMO
4 15 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.61%) GDPR
6 2 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 154 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (18.16%) Hyper-V
3 86 (10.41%) vSphere
4 58 (7.02%) XenApp
5 39 (4.72%) VMware ESXi
6 36 (4.36%) Virtual Servers
7 35 (4.24%) XenDesktop
8 19 (2.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
9 18 (2.18%) Terminal Services
9 18 (2.18%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (1.21%) BitLocker
10 10 (1.21%) XenServer
11 9 (1.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 8 (0.97%) DFS Replication
13 6 (0.73%) Docker
13 6 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.61%) HDFS
15 4 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 96 (11.62%) SCCM
2 37 (4.48%) Puppet
3 36 (4.36%) SCOM
4 29 (3.51%) Ansible
5 28 (3.39%) Backup Exec
6 23 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (2.66%) vRealize
8 21 (2.54%) vCenter Server
9 18 (2.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 15 (1.82%) Terraform
11 11 (1.33%) NetBackup
12 10 (1.21%) FortiGate
12 10 (1.21%) SCVMM
12 10 (1.21%) WSUS
13 8 (0.97%) Cisco CUCM
13 8 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (0.97%) PowerCLI
14 6 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 5 (0.61%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 446 (54.00%) Microsoft
2 307 (37.17%) VMware
3 148 (17.92%) Citrix
4 120 (14.53%) Cisco
5 61 (7.38%) HP
6 47 (5.69%) Apple
7 46 (5.57%) Veeam
8 33 (4.00%) Remedy
9 29 (3.51%) Symantec
10 28 (3.39%) Splunk
11 27 (3.27%) Oracle
11 27 (3.27%) ServiceNow
12 24 (2.91%) EMC
13 23 (2.78%) Dell
14 22 (2.66%) Draytek
14 22 (2.66%) Fortinet
14 22 (2.66%) IBM
15 21 (2.54%) BMC
16 20 (2.42%) Brocade
17 19 (2.30%) Sophos