Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 39 37
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 699 791 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 9.32% 6.56% 6.49%
As % of the System Software category 51.13% 44.59% 50.69%
Number of salaries quoted 590 637 636
East of England median annual salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £20,650 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +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 1,367 1,774 1,598
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.23% 14.71% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,353 1,265
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,975 £23,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +3.53%

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +17 332 £33,500 -4.29% 50
Cambridgeshire +20 169 £37,000 +23.33% 41
Essex +3 91 £41,500 +7.79% 19
Bedfordshire -2 64 £26,000 -38.82% 17
Suffolk +29 28 £31,000 +5.98% 18
Norfolk +3 19 £26,243 -19.51% 16
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 551 (78.83%) Windows
2 397 (56.80%) Microsoft
3 353 (50.50%) Office 365
4 312 (44.64%) VMware
5 284 (40.63%) Windows Server
6 217 (31.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 184 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 181 (25.89%) ITIL
9 180 (25.75%) DNS
10 179 (25.61%) Windows 7
11 175 (25.04%) MS Exchange
12 174 (24.89%) Windows 10
13 173 (24.75%) Citrix
13 173 (24.75%) Hyper-V
14 165 (23.61%) DHCP
14 165 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
15 160 (22.89%) SCCM
16 136 (19.46%) Firewall
17 134 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
18 126 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 123 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
20 118 (16.88%) PowerShell
21 112 (16.02%) Cisco
22 109 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
23 100 (14.31%) SQL Server
24 99 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
25 91 (13.02%) TCP/IP
26 84 (12.02%) SLA
27 83 (11.87%) SQL
27 83 (11.87%) Linux

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
1 175 (25.04%) MS Exchange
2 66 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 51 (7.30%) SharePoint
4 50 (7.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (4.86%) Skype for Business
6 19 (2.72%) IIS
7 10 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (1.29%) Apache
9 7 (1.00%) JBoss
10 5 (0.72%) CMS
10 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
10 5 (0.72%) WordPress
11 3 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.29%) Confluence
12 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.14%) Apache Spark
13 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 165 (23.61%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (3.00%) MS Visio
3 15 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.86%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.57%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.43%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 353 (50.50%) Office 365
2 217 (31.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (5.58%) OneDrive
5 37 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (3.29%) Mimecast
7 14 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (1.72%) IaaS
8 12 (1.72%) OpenShift
8 12 (1.72%) PaaS
9 5 (0.72%) Power Platform
10 4 (0.57%) Akamai
10 4 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.43%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.43%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.43%) G Suite
11 3 (0.43%) SaaS
11 3 (0.43%) Serverless
12 2 (0.29%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 180 (25.75%) DNS
2 165 (23.61%) DHCP
3 136 (19.46%) Firewall
4 91 (13.02%) TCP/IP
5 73 (10.44%) LAN
6 71 (10.16%) WAN
7 63 (9.01%) VPN
8 56 (8.01%) SAN
9 53 (7.58%) VLAN
10 44 (6.29%) Skype
11 28 (4.01%) NetScaler
12 24 (3.43%) iSCSI
12 24 (3.43%) VoIP
13 20 (2.86%) Wireless
14 19 (2.72%) SSL
15 15 (2.15%) BIG-IP
16 14 (2.00%) Internet
17 11 (1.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (1.57%) FabricPath
17 11 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.29%) GIS
3 11 (1.57%) RDBMS
3 11 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 10 (1.43%) Geospatial Data
5 9 (1.29%) MySQL
5 9 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.00%) JasperReports
6 7 (1.00%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.57%) Power BI
8 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (2.58%) JIRA
2 13 (1.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 11 (1.57%) Git (software)
3 11 (1.57%) JUnit
3 11 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (1.14%) Hudson
4 8 (1.14%) Subversion
4 8 (1.14%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.00%) Ant
5 7 (1.00%) CruiseControl
5 7 (1.00%) FishEye
5 7 (1.00%) Maven
6 6 (0.86%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.57%) ClearQuest
7 4 (0.57%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.57%) SoapUI
7 4 (0.57%) Zephyr
8 3 (0.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 47 (6.72%) Finance
2 36 (5.15%) Retail
3 10 (1.43%) Advertising
4 8 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.57%) Military
8 3 (0.43%) Electronics
8 3 (0.43%) French Language
8 3 (0.43%) German Language
8 3 (0.43%) Marketing
9 2 (0.29%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.29%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 191 (27.32%) Analyst
2 91 (13.02%) Support Analyst
3 87 (12.45%) IT Support
4 75 (10.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 71 (10.16%) Support Engineer
6 63 (9.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 62 (8.87%) IT Analyst
8 52 (7.44%) 2nd Line Support
9 49 (7.01%) Administrator
10 48 (6.87%) IT Support Analyst
11 46 (6.58%) Service Analyst
12 43 (6.15%) Service Desk Analyst
13 40 (5.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 37 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
15 36 (5.15%) IT Administrator
16 35 (5.01%) IT Engineer
17 34 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
18 31 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 29 (4.15%) 1st Line Support
20 28 (4.01%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.00%) Web Services
2 19 (2.72%) CSS
3 16 (2.29%) JSON
4 12 (1.72%) .NET
5 11 (1.57%) Ajax
5 11 (1.57%) GWT
5 11 (1.57%) Middleware
5 11 (1.57%) REST
6 8 (1.14%) HTML
7 7 (1.00%) Apache Flex
7 7 (1.00%) AWT
7 7 (1.00%) CSS3
7 7 (1.00%) Hibernate
7 7 (1.00%) JMS
7 7 (1.00%) Spring
7 7 (1.00%) Swing
8 5 (0.72%) .NET Framework
8 5 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (0.72%) HTML5
8 5 (0.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 59 (8.44%) Data Centre
3 43 (6.15%) Replication
4 37 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 28 (4.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (2.72%) PKI
8 17 (2.43%) Public Cloud
9 16 (2.29%) Driving Licence
10 11 (1.57%) EPoS
11 10 (1.43%) CMDB
11 10 (1.43%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.43%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.29%) CCTV
12 9 (1.29%) User Experience
13 7 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.86%) iPhone
15 5 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.57%) iPad
16 4 (0.57%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 551 (78.83%) Windows
2 284 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 179 (25.61%) Windows 7
4 174 (24.89%) Windows 10
5 134 (19.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (17.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (11.87%) Linux
8 38 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (5.15%) Windows XP
10 32 (4.58%) Mac OS
10 32 (4.58%) Ubuntu
11 28 (4.01%) CentOS
12 27 (3.86%) Apple iOS
13 24 (3.43%) Android
13 24 (3.43%) Windows 8
14 21 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 12 (1.72%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.72%) SUSE
16 8 (1.14%) Unix
17 6 (0.86%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (25.89%) ITIL
2 126 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 109 (15.59%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 55 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
6 49 (7.01%) Service Management
7 48 (6.87%) Change Management
8 47 (6.72%) ITSM
9 45 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.44%) Migration
10 38 (5.44%) Problem Management
11 35 (5.01%) Mentoring
12 32 (4.58%) DevOps
12 32 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 28 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (3.86%) Presales
15 25 (3.58%) Incident Management
15 25 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
16 23 (3.29%) Patch Management
17 22 (3.15%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 118 (16.88%) PowerShell
2 83 (11.87%) SQL
3 28 (4.01%) VBScript
4 22 (3.15%) C
5 18 (2.58%) Python
6 13 (1.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.72%) C#
7 12 (1.72%) Java
7 12 (1.72%) Ruby
8 7 (1.00%) Java 8
8 7 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.43%) C++
9 3 (0.43%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.29%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.29%) PHP
10 2 (0.29%) VB
11 1 (0.14%) Scala
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 99 (14.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (6.29%) MCP
3 43 (6.15%) CCNA
3 43 (6.15%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (5.29%) MCSE
5 36 (5.15%) MCSA
6 35 (5.01%) Security Cleared
6 35 (5.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 33 (4.72%) Citrix Certification
7 33 (4.72%) Degree
8 24 (3.43%) SC Cleared
9 23 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (2.58%) A+ Certification
10 18 (2.58%) MCTS
11 15 (2.15%) CCAA
12 13 (1.86%) CCNP
13 10 (1.43%) DBS Check
14 9 (1.29%) CCA
15 6 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (0.86%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (12.02%) SLA
2 12 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.00%) GDPR
5 6 (0.86%) QA
6 3 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.43%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.43%) PMO
7 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 184 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 173 (24.75%) Hyper-V
3 43 (6.15%) XenApp
4 41 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (5.58%) vSphere
6 35 (5.01%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (1.86%) Docker
8 13 (1.86%) Terminal Server
8 13 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
9 12 (1.72%) BitLocker
9 12 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (1.72%) VMware NSX
10 11 (1.57%) KVM
10 11 (1.57%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.43%) DFS Replication
12 7 (1.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 160 (22.89%) SCCM
2 59 (8.44%) SCOM
3 28 (4.01%) Puppet
4 22 (3.15%) Ansible
4 22 (3.15%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
6 19 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (2.72%) vRealize
7 18 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 17 (2.43%) WSUS
9 14 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (1.86%) SCOrch
11 12 (1.72%) Kubernetes
11 12 (1.72%) Terraform
12 11 (1.57%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (1.43%) SCVMM
14 8 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
14 8 (1.14%) vCenter Server
15 7 (1.00%) PowerCLI
15 7 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 397 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 312 (44.64%) VMware
3 173 (24.75%) Citrix
4 112 (16.02%) Cisco
5 60 (8.58%) HP
6 57 (8.15%) Apple
7 40 (5.72%) Veeam
8 32 (4.58%) CommVault
9 31 (4.43%) Symantec
10 25 (3.58%) ServiceNow
11 22 (3.15%) F5
11 22 (3.15%) NetApp
11 22 (3.15%) Oracle
11 22 (3.15%) Red Hat
12 21 (3.00%) Sophos
13 16 (2.29%) SonicWALL
14 15 (2.15%) Ivanti
14 15 (2.15%) Zscaler
15 12 (1.72%) Google
15 12 (1.72%) Nimble Storage