Active Directory Jobs in England

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > England

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England requiring Active Directory skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Active Directory over the 6 months leading up to 19 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
19 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 29 44 75
Rank change year-on-year +15 +31 -25
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5,589 4,884 6,805
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.85% 5.95% 4.71%
As % of the System Software category 51.36% 38.49% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,381 4,137 5,504
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,500 £24,500
25th Percentile £28,250 £30,500 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%
75th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

All System Software Skills
England

Active Directory falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring system software skills in England.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,881 12,689 25,860
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 11.38% 15.46% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8,491 8,812 13,766
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% - -1.79%
75th Percentile £67,500 £77,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,325
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.35% +2.41%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in England.

Salary trend for Active Directory in England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in England over the 6 months to 19 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in England

Active Directory
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 June 2024. 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
Jobs
London +14 1,403 £50,000 - 239
South East -3 1,205 £38,000 +8.57% 210
North of England +25 1,099 £35,000 -6.67% 193
Midlands +23 804 £33,500 -10.67% 140
South West +20 558 £37,000 - 108
North West +8 520 £37,500 -11.76% 100
East of England +11 494 £31,000 -14.48% 73
West Midlands +25 479 £35,000 -5.41% 76
Yorkshire +34 395 £33,500 - 70
East Midlands +10 320 £32,500 -13.33% 64
North East +21 184 £33,500 -8.22% 27
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1,511 (27.04%) Microsoft Exchange
2 903 (16.16%) SharePoint
3 142 (2.54%) IIS
4 44 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 23 (0.41%) Skype for Business
7 22 (0.39%) Confluence
8 21 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.32%) WordPress
11 16 (0.29%) CMS
12 14 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 11 (0.20%) Apache
13 11 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (0.13%) SAS
15 6 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2000
16 5 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.072%) BizTalk Server
17 4 (0.072%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 901 (16.12%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 54 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 18 (0.32%) MS Visio
6 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.054%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.054%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.054%) SPSS
8 2 (0.036%) CATIA
8 2 (0.036%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.018%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.018%) Weka
Business Applications
1 27 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 9 (0.16%) NEC Housing
4 6 (0.11%) SAP ERP
5 5 (0.089%) Elite 3E
5 5 (0.089%) Sage 200
6 4 (0.072%) Eikon
7 3 (0.054%) iTrent
7 3 (0.054%) Sage X3
7 3 (0.054%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.036%) assyst
8 2 (0.036%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.018%) Carpe Diem
9 1 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.018%) MIS ActiveH
9 1 (0.018%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (0.018%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3,413 (61.07%) Microsoft 365
2 2,830 (50.64%) Azure
3 1,616 (28.91%) Entra ID
4 453 (8.11%) AWS
5 396 (7.09%) OneDrive
6 165 (2.95%) IaaS
7 158 (2.83%) Power Platform
8 140 (2.50%) SaaS
9 122 (2.18%) Mimecast
10 110 (1.97%) PaaS
11 99 (1.77%) GCP
12 93 (1.66%) Power Automate
13 85 (1.52%) Azure DevOps
14 84 (1.50%) Azure Monitor
15 81 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
16 79 (1.41%) Google Workspace
17 75 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
18 71 (1.27%) PowerApps
19 68 (1.22%) Nutanix
20 62 (1.11%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 1,254 (22.44%) DNS
2 1,233 (22.06%) Firewall
3 948 (16.96%) DHCP
4 759 (13.58%) WAN
5 687 (12.29%) LAN
6 554 (9.91%) VPN
7 508 (9.09%) TCP/IP
8 389 (6.96%) SAN
9 355 (6.35%) Wi-Fi
10 348 (6.23%) Wireless
11 288 (5.15%) VLAN
12 263 (4.71%) Broadband
13 245 (4.38%) VoIP
14 220 (3.94%) 5G
15 184 (3.29%) Internet
16 164 (2.93%) SD-WAN
17 163 (2.92%) Network Security
18 129 (2.31%) NAS
19 128 (2.29%) Remote Desktop
20 82 (1.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 357 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 89 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
2 89 (1.59%) Power BI
3 56 (1.00%) MySQL
4 49 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
5 45 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 29 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 20 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 18 (0.32%) Redis
11 17 (0.30%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (0.23%) MariaDB
14 12 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
15 10 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
15 10 (0.18%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.16%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.13%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (1.25%) JIRA
2 36 (0.64%) Git
3 35 (0.63%) Jenkins
4 18 (0.32%) GitLab
5 16 (0.29%) MSI
6 10 (0.18%) Bitbucket
6 10 (0.18%) Trac
6 10 (0.18%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.14%) AdminStudio
7 8 (0.14%) InstallShield
8 7 (0.13%) Katalon Studio
9 6 (0.11%) Robot Framework
9 6 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
10 5 (0.089%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (0.072%) Hudson
12 3 (0.054%) Moq
12 3 (0.054%) Postman
12 3 (0.054%) SonarQube
12 3 (0.054%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.036%) webpack
General
1 1,829 (32.72%) Social Skills
2 711 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
3 629 (11.25%) Finance
4 341 (6.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 278 (4.97%) Law
6 212 (3.79%) Legal
7 206 (3.69%) Organisational Skills
8 192 (3.44%) Retail
9 161 (2.88%) Manufacturing
10 127 (2.27%) Telecoms
11 115 (2.06%) Banking
12 106 (1.90%) Public Sector
13 100 (1.79%) Documentation Skills
14 49 (0.88%) Games
15 44 (0.79%) Local Government
16 43 (0.77%) Back Office
17 36 (0.64%) Marketing
18 35 (0.63%) Advertising
19 32 (0.57%) Presentation Skills
20 28 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,116 (19.97%) IT Support
2 970 (17.36%) Support Engineer
3 951 (17.02%) Analyst
4 785 (14.05%) IT Engineer
5 713 (12.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 672 (12.02%) Senior
7 534 (9.55%) IT Support Engineer
8 427 (7.64%) 2nd Line Support
9 356 (6.37%) IT Analyst
10 355 (6.35%) IT Technician
11 334 (5.98%) Support Analyst
12 310 (5.55%) Service Analyst
13 294 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 289 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
15 258 (4.62%) Lead
16 246 (4.40%) Support Technician
17 243 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
18 236 (4.22%) Technical Specialist
19 232 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
20 211 (3.78%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (1.36%) .NET
2 50 (0.89%) LDAP
3 49 (0.88%) ARM Templates
4 30 (0.54%) SAML
5 28 (0.50%) OAuth
6 23 (0.41%) CSS
6 23 (0.41%) HTML
6 23 (0.41%) YAML
7 22 (0.39%) 802.1X
8 21 (0.38%) .NET Core
9 20 (0.36%) Web Services
10 19 (0.34%) React
11 16 (0.29%) OLE
12 15 (0.27%) REST
13 14 (0.25%) SailPoint
14 13 (0.23%) JSON
14 13 (0.23%) LAMP
14 13 (0.23%) RESTful
15 10 (0.18%) EJB
16 9 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 374 (6.69%) Driving Licence
2 286 (5.12%) Data Centre
3 250 (4.47%) Self-Motivation
4 233 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 216 (3.86%) Social Media
6 157 (2.81%) Onboarding
7 143 (2.56%) Replication
8 129 (2.31%) Public Cloud
9 126 (2.25%) PKI
10 115 (2.06%) Clustering
11 104 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
12 97 (1.74%) Smartphone
13 62 (1.11%) iPad
14 61 (1.09%) iPhone
15 58 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
16 56 (1.00%) Wiki
17 55 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
18 48 (0.86%) Private Cloud
19 47 (0.84%) Cyberattack
20 46 (0.82%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3,859 (69.05%) Windows
2 1,953 (34.94%) Windows Server
3 1,172 (20.97%) Windows 10
4 787 (14.08%) Linux
5 376 (6.73%) Windows Server 2016
6 347 (6.21%) Windows Server 2019
7 324 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 297 (5.31%) Ubuntu
9 230 (4.12%) Android
10 217 (3.88%) Mac OS
11 172 (3.08%) Windows 7
12 155 (2.77%) Apple iOS
13 86 (1.54%) VMS
14 85 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 68 (1.22%) Windows 8
16 57 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 44 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 39 (0.70%) Unix
19 37 (0.66%) CentOS
20 24 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,173 (20.99%) ITIL
2 1,099 (19.66%) Problem-Solving
3 1,043 (18.66%) Customer Service
4 907 (16.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 814 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
6 395 (7.07%) Service Management
7 356 (6.37%) Agile
8 349 (6.24%) ITSM
9 347 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 302 (5.40%) CRM
11 299 (5.35%) Service Delivery
12 293 (5.24%) Mentoring
13 292 (5.22%) IT Strategy
14 289 (5.17%) DevOps
15 282 (5.05%) Migration
15 282 (5.05%) Project Management
16 268 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
17 256 (4.58%) Incident Management
18 246 (4.40%) Roadmaps
19 243 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 880 (15.75%) PowerShell
2 580 (10.38%) SQL
3 340 (6.08%) Bash
4 148 (2.65%) Python
5 105 (1.88%) C#
6 57 (1.02%) VB
7 48 (0.86%) Bicep
8 41 (0.73%) VBScript
9 38 (0.68%) Java
10 34 (0.61%) Perl
10 34 (0.61%) T-SQL
11 33 (0.59%) JavaScript
12 24 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 19 (0.34%) R
14 15 (0.27%) ActionScript
15 13 (0.23%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.16%) VB.NET
17 8 (0.14%) Ruby
17 8 (0.14%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 720 (12.88%) Degree
2 514 (9.20%) Security Cleared
3 469 (8.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 287 (5.14%) SC Cleared
5 252 (4.51%) DV Cleared
6 169 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
7 166 (2.97%) A+ Certification
8 164 (2.93%) DBS Check
9 161 (2.88%) MCP
10 152 (2.72%) Azure Certification
11 143 (2.56%) MCSE
12 133 (2.38%) CCNA
12 133 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
13 87 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
14 82 (1.47%) MCSA
15 66 (1.18%) Master's Degree
16 61 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 50 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 49 (0.88%) Network+ Certification
19 47 (0.84%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 441 (7.89%) SLA
2 119 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
3 114 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 94 (1.68%) GDPR
5 32 (0.57%) NIST
6 26 (0.47%) Accessibility
7 21 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 20 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (0.27%) QA
10 13 (0.23%) SOC 2
11 10 (0.18%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.16%) PMO
13 7 (0.13%) GRC
14 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
14 6 (0.11%) NIST 800
14 6 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 4 (0.072%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.072%) NCSC
16 3 (0.054%) JSP 440
17 2 (0.036%) ITGC
System Software
1 1,086 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 883 (15.80%) Hyper-V
3 307 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
4 205 (3.67%) vSphere
5 180 (3.22%) XenApp
6 164 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
7 152 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
7 152 (2.72%) XenDesktop
8 78 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
9 65 (1.16%) Docker
9 65 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
10 45 (0.81%) RACF
11 38 (0.68%) VirtualBox
12 33 (0.59%) Firmware
13 31 (0.55%) Terminal Services
14 27 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
15 25 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 20 (0.36%) VMware Server
17 19 (0.34%) NFS
18 18 (0.32%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1,136 (20.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 624 (11.16%) SCCM
3 269 (4.81%) Jamf Pro
4 189 (3.38%) WSUS
5 155 (2.77%) vCenter Server
6 145 (2.59%) Terraform
7 129 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
8 121 (2.16%) SCOM
9 118 (2.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 113 (2.02%) Ansible
11 97 (1.74%) Kubernetes
12 59 (1.06%) AirWatch
13 41 (0.73%) NetBackup
14 39 (0.70%) Failover Clustering
14 39 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
15 36 (0.64%) FortiGate
16 35 (0.63%) Backup Exec
17 34 (0.61%) ZABBIX
18 27 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 25 (0.45%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 3,803 (68.04%) Microsoft
2 1,611 (28.82%) VMware
3 592 (10.59%) Cisco
4 527 (9.43%) Citrix
5 377 (6.75%) Veeam
6 277 (4.96%) CyberArk
7 231 (4.13%) Apple
8 210 (3.76%) Tanium
9 201 (3.60%) HP
10 194 (3.47%) Dell
10 194 (3.47%) ServiceNow
11 159 (2.84%) Google
12 132 (2.36%) Meraki
13 98 (1.75%) SolarWinds
14 95 (1.70%) Fortinet
14 95 (1.70%) Sophos
15 92 (1.65%) Oracle
16 86 (1.54%) NetApp
17 71 (1.27%) Red Hat
18 68 (1.22%) Commvault