Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 38 39
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 835 776 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.18% 6.42% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 49.71% 54.15%
Number of salaries quoted 606 679 641
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,670 1,561 1,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.36% 12.92% 10.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,251 1,292 1,130
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +9.09%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,225 £64,061
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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +7 387 £36,000 +10.77% 46
Cambridgeshire +23 190 £33,000 +21.10% 23
Essex +25 127 £26,750 -37.06% 21
Bedfordshire +5 77 £50,000 +66.67% 9
Norfolk +3 33 £32,605 -27.55% 2
Suffolk +3 23 £25,750 +11.96% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 691 (82.75%) Windows
2 455 (54.49%) Microsoft
3 370 (44.31%) Windows Server
4 369 (44.19%) Office 365
5 318 (38.08%) VMware
6 221 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
7 218 (26.11%) DNS
8 215 (25.75%) Windows 7
9 210 (25.15%) Windows 10
10 192 (22.99%) Firewall
11 191 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
12 178 (21.32%) MS Exchange
13 173 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 168 (20.12%) PowerShell
15 158 (18.92%) Citrix
16 150 (17.96%) DHCP
16 150 (17.96%) ITIL
17 146 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 141 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 140 (16.77%) TCP/IP
20 130 (15.57%) SQL
21 129 (15.45%) Hyper-V
22 124 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
23 119 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
24 112 (13.41%) VPN
24 112 (13.41%) SCCM
25 110 (13.17%) SQL Server
26 108 (12.93%) LAN
27 98 (11.74%) WAN
28 97 (11.62%) Finance

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
1 178 (21.32%) MS Exchange
2 59 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 57 (6.83%) Skype for Business
4 49 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 34 (4.07%) IIS
7 23 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (2.04%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.80%) Apache
10 7 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
11 6 (0.72%) Apache Pig
11 6 (0.72%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.72%) Apache Spark
11 6 (0.72%) SAS
12 5 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.24%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 191 (22.87%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
2 12 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.24%) Windchill
5 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.24%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.12%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 369 (44.19%) Office 365
2 221 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (2.75%) Mimecast
6 20 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (1.92%) IaaS
7 16 (1.92%) SaaS
8 12 (1.44%) OneDrive
8 12 (1.44%) PaaS
9 7 (0.84%) Yammer
10 6 (0.72%) G Suite
11 5 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 218 (26.11%) DNS
2 192 (22.99%) Firewall
3 150 (17.96%) DHCP
4 140 (16.77%) TCP/IP
5 112 (13.41%) VPN
6 108 (12.93%) LAN
7 98 (11.74%) WAN
8 85 (10.18%) SAN
9 68 (8.14%) Wireless
10 53 (6.35%) VLAN
11 47 (5.63%) Internet
12 40 (4.79%) IP Telephony
12 40 (4.79%) Skype
13 33 (3.95%) Fibre Channel
14 31 (3.71%) MPLS
15 27 (3.23%) Network Security
16 26 (3.11%) Remote Desktop
16 26 (3.11%) VoIP
17 24 (2.87%) iSCSI
18 23 (2.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (1.32%) MySQL
3 9 (1.08%) Power BI
4 8 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (0.72%) Apache Hive
6 6 (0.72%) Apache Zeppelin
6 6 (0.72%) HBase
6 6 (0.72%) Sqoop
7 4 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.24%) Big Data
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 5 (0.60%) Ant
2 5 (0.60%) InstallShield
2 5 (0.60%) MSI
2 5 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.24%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.24%) Subversion
5 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.12%) JUnit
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
General
1 97 (11.62%) Finance
2 59 (7.07%) Retail
3 37 (4.43%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.16%) Back Office
5 13 (1.56%) Marketing
6 12 (1.44%) Electronics
7 8 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.84%) French Language
8 7 (0.84%) Publishing
9 6 (0.72%) Banking
9 6 (0.72%) Local Government
10 5 (0.60%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.60%) Legal
10 5 (0.60%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.36%) Greek Language
11 3 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Front Office
12 2 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 204 (24.43%) Analyst
2 140 (16.77%) Support Engineer
3 121 (14.49%) IT Support
4 106 (12.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 105 (12.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 86 (10.30%) Support Analyst
7 79 (9.46%) Desktop Support
8 63 (7.54%) IT Engineer
9 60 (7.19%) IT Analyst
10 58 (6.95%) Consultant
11 49 (5.87%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (5.75%) Windows Engineer
13 47 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 46 (5.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 46 (5.51%) Service Analyst
15 45 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
16 43 (5.15%) IT Support Engineer
17 41 (4.91%) Service Desk Analyst
17 41 (4.91%) Support Technician
18 39 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.40%) LDAP
2 17 (2.04%) .NET
2 17 (2.04%) Web Services
3 14 (1.68%) Flash
4 7 (0.84%) ADSI
4 7 (0.84%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.84%) CSS
5 6 (0.72%) Kafka
5 6 (0.72%) SparkR
6 5 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.60%) HTML
6 5 (0.60%) LAMP
6 5 (0.60%) REST
7 4 (0.48%) jQuery
7 4 (0.48%) Middleware
7 4 (0.48%) WAP
8 3 (0.36%) Ajax
8 3 (0.36%) JSON
9 2 (0.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.42%) Data Centre
2 74 (8.86%) Management Information System
3 64 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (3.35%) Client/Server
6 22 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 22 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 22 (2.63%) Thin Client
7 21 (2.51%) Public Cloud
8 17 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 16 (1.92%) Replication
9 16 (1.92%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.68%) Clustering
11 13 (1.56%) iPhone
12 12 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 10 (1.20%) CCTV
13 10 (1.20%) Life Science
14 9 (1.08%) EMC VNX
15 7 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 691 (82.75%) Windows
2 370 (44.31%) Windows Server
3 215 (25.75%) Windows 7
4 210 (25.15%) Windows 10
5 173 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 124 (14.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 92 (11.02%) Linux
8 65 (7.78%) Windows 8
9 46 (5.51%) Apple iOS
10 35 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (3.11%) Windows XP
12 24 (2.87%) Mac OS X
13 17 (2.04%) Android
14 13 (1.56%) Unix
15 11 (1.32%) AIX
15 11 (1.32%) Ubuntu
16 10 (1.20%) CentOS
16 10 (1.20%) Windows Vista
17 9 (1.08%) VMS
18 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (17.96%) ITIL
2 141 (16.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 80 (9.58%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (6.95%) Project Management
5 55 (6.59%) Change Management
6 53 (6.35%) Mentoring
7 50 (5.99%) Migration
8 49 (5.87%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (5.75%) Time Management
10 46 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 42 (5.03%) PRINCE2
12 36 (4.31%) CRM
13 35 (4.19%) Information Security
13 35 (4.19%) Presales
14 34 (4.07%) Cybersecurity
14 34 (4.07%) Identity Access Management
14 34 (4.07%) Service Delivery
15 33 (3.95%) Incident Management
15 33 (3.95%) Validation
16 32 (3.83%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 168 (20.12%) PowerShell
2 130 (15.57%) SQL
3 29 (3.47%) Java
4 19 (2.28%) Python
5 13 (1.56%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.56%) VBScript
6 10 (1.20%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.20%) VBA
7 8 (0.96%) C
7 8 (0.96%) C#
8 7 (0.84%) PHP
9 4 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.24%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.24%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.12%) Java 8
12 1 (0.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 119 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (10.06%) Degree
3 67 (8.02%) MCSE
4 58 (6.95%) MCSA
5 52 (6.23%) MCP
6 39 (4.67%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (4.43%) CCNA
9 32 (3.83%) Network+ Certification
10 29 (3.47%) A+ Certification
11 24 (2.87%) MCITP
12 20 (2.40%) ACDT
12 20 (2.40%) ACHDS
12 20 (2.40%) ACTC
12 20 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (2.40%) MCDST
12 20 (2.40%) MCSM
13 17 (2.04%) Security Cleared
14 14 (1.68%) CCNP
14 14 (1.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.58%) SLA
2 17 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.32%) PMO
6 3 (0.36%) GDPR
7 1 (0.12%) COBIT
7 1 (0.12%) GPG13
7 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 146 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 129 (15.45%) Hyper-V
3 62 (7.43%) XenApp
4 61 (7.31%) vSphere
5 38 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
6 37 (4.43%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (2.40%) Terminal Services
8 18 (2.16%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (1.44%) BitLocker
12 9 (1.08%) XenServer
13 8 (0.96%) Firmware
14 6 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.72%) Docker
14 6 (0.72%) HDFS
15 5 (0.60%) VMware NSX
16 4 (0.48%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.36%) NFS
Systems Management
1 112 (13.41%) SCCM
2 48 (5.75%) SCOM
3 39 (4.67%) Backup Exec
4 22 (2.63%) Puppet
5 16 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (1.68%) SCVMM
7 12 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (1.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 11 (1.32%) AirWatch
9 10 (1.20%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.08%) FortiGate
10 9 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 8 (0.96%) PowerCLI
11 8 (0.96%) vRealize
11 8 (0.96%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 7 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (0.84%) IBM BigFix
12 7 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (0.84%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 455 (54.49%) Microsoft
2 318 (38.08%) VMware
3 158 (18.92%) Citrix
4 92 (11.02%) Cisco
5 85 (10.18%) Veeam
6 68 (8.14%) HP
7 56 (6.71%) Apple
8 36 (4.31%) Avaya
9 31 (3.71%) IBM
9 31 (3.71%) Symantec
10 30 (3.59%) Oracle
10 30 (3.59%) Remedy
11 26 (3.11%) Dell
12 25 (2.99%) Juniper
13 22 (2.63%) Brocade
14 21 (2.51%) NetApp
15 20 (2.40%) EMC
15 20 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
15 20 (2.40%) Sophos
16 18 (2.16%) Splunk