The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 36 30
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 188 189 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.32% 5.73% 7.41%
As % of the System Software category 58.93% 52.94% 62.84%
Number of salaries quoted 167 152 224
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% +3.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 319 357 436
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 12.43% 10.82% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 265 275 344
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 345 (87.12%) Windows
2 271 (68.43%) Microsoft
3 258 (65.15%) Windows Server
4 232 (58.59%) VMware
5 199 (50.25%) MS Exchange
6 149 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 134 (33.84%) SQL Server
8 113 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 108 (27.27%) MS Excel
10 107 (27.02%) Citrix
11 106 (26.77%) Cisco
12 105 (26.52%) ITIL
13 103 (26.01%) DNS
14 102 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 96 (24.24%) SAN
16 93 (23.48%) MS Office
17 87 (21.97%) Windows 7
18 78 (19.70%) DHCP
18 78 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
19 71 (17.93%) Office 365
20 70 (17.68%) WAN
21 67 (16.92%) LAN
22 66 (16.67%) Firewall
23 62 (15.66%) SharePoint
24 59 (14.90%) SQL
25 56 (14.14%) SCCM
25 56 (14.14%) Data Centre
25 56 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
26 55 (13.89%) XenApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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
1 199 (50.25%) MS Exchange
2 78 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (15.66%) SharePoint
4 46 (11.62%) IIS
5 29 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (6.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (5.56%) Skype for Business
8 14 (3.54%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.77%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.01%) Confluence
12 2 (0.51%) CMS
12 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 108 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 93 (23.48%) MS Office
3 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 71 (17.93%) Office 365
2 54 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.25%) IaaS
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (26.01%) DNS
2 96 (24.24%) SAN
3 78 (19.70%) DHCP
4 70 (17.68%) WAN
5 67 (16.92%) LAN
6 66 (16.67%) Firewall
7 41 (10.35%) VPN
8 33 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 31 (7.83%) VoIP
10 30 (7.58%) NAS
11 21 (5.30%) Remote Desktop
12 19 (4.80%) MPLS
13 17 (4.29%) Internet
14 12 (3.03%) VLAN
15 11 (2.78%) ISDN
16 10 (2.53%) IP Telephony
16 10 (2.53%) LDAP
16 10 (2.53%) Software-Defined Networking
17 8 (2.02%) Asterisk PBX
18 7 (1.77%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (33.84%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (9.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 10 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 9 (2.27%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.27%) MySQL
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (0.76%) QlikView
9 3 (0.76%) SSDT
10 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.51%) GIS
11 1 (0.25%) Riak
Development Applications
1 9 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.52%) JMeter
3 5 (1.26%) JIRA
4 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.51%) MSI
6 1 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (10.10%) Finance
2 28 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.55%) Legal
4 14 (3.54%) Games
4 14 (3.54%) Law
5 11 (2.78%) Advertising
6 6 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.76%) Marketing
8 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (28.79%) Analyst
2 82 (20.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 72 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 62 (15.66%) Support Analyst
4 62 (15.66%) Support Engineer
5 59 (14.90%) IT Support
6 56 (14.14%) VMware Engineer
7 39 (9.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 38 (9.60%) IT Analyst
9 37 (9.34%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 33 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 33 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 33 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
11 32 (8.08%) Service Analyst
12 30 (7.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 30 (7.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (7.07%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
13 28 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 27 (6.82%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.53%) .NET
2 9 (2.27%) Web Services
3 4 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.76%) Apache Flex
4 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.14%) Data Centre
2 34 (8.59%) Clustering
3 17 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.28%) iPad
5 12 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (2.02%) iPhone
7 8 (2.02%) Replication
8 7 (1.77%) NHS
9 6 (1.52%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.52%) PKI
10 5 (1.26%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Celerra
12 3 (0.76%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.76%) CMDB
12 3 (0.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 345 (87.12%) Windows
2 258 (65.15%) Windows Server
3 113 (28.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 113 (28.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (21.97%) Windows 7
5 49 (12.37%) Linux
6 46 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (6.82%) Unix
8 16 (4.04%) Windows 8
9 14 (3.54%) Windows 10
10 9 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.02%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.26%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.76%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) Android
14 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.52%) ITIL
2 44 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (10.35%) Time Management
4 27 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 27 (6.82%) Server Building
4 27 (6.82%) Service Management
5 22 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 21 (5.30%) Presales
7 20 (5.05%) Change Management
7 20 (5.05%) High Availability
8 17 (4.29%) Change Control
8 17 (4.29%) Technical Architecture
9 16 (4.04%) Capacity Planning
9 16 (4.04%) Case Management
10 15 (3.79%) Problem Management
11 12 (3.03%) Migration
11 12 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (2.78%) Capacity Management
12 11 (2.78%) Mentoring
12 11 (2.78%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.90%) SQL
2 52 (13.13%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.28%) Java
4 11 (2.78%) C#
5 7 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 6 (1.52%) Perl
6 6 (1.52%) Python
6 6 (1.52%) Ruby
6 6 (1.52%) VBScript
7 2 (0.51%) VB
7 2 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 102 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (12.12%) MCSE
4 45 (11.36%) CCNA
4 45 (11.36%) MCSA
5 23 (5.81%) CCNP
6 22 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.79%) Citrix Certification
8 14 (3.54%) CCA
9 13 (3.28%) MCITP
10 11 (2.78%) CCIE
10 11 (2.78%) Degree
10 11 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.77%) MCP
12 4 (1.01%) MCDST
13 3 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (0.76%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.76%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.76%) VCAP
14 2 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.36%) SLA
2 19 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 149 (37.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (13.89%) XenApp
3 51 (12.88%) Hyper-V
4 43 (10.86%) vSphere
5 26 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.79%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.27%) XenServer
9 8 (2.02%) OpenSIPS
10 7 (1.77%) Terminal Server
11 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.51%) Firmware
13 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (14.14%) SCCM
2 48 (12.12%) SCOM
3 20 (5.05%) WSUS
4 11 (2.78%) Puppet
5 5 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.26%) Opsview
6 4 (1.01%) DameWare
7 3 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Sentry
8 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.51%) OpenView
8 2 (0.51%) OVSD
8 2 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.51%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 271 (68.43%) Microsoft
2 232 (58.59%) VMware
3 107 (27.02%) Citrix
4 106 (26.77%) Cisco
5 43 (10.86%) NetApp
6 38 (9.60%) HP
7 29 (7.32%) Avaya
8 26 (6.57%) F5
8 26 (6.57%) Oracle
9 23 (5.81%) Dell Compellent
10 20 (5.05%) Veeam
11 16 (4.04%) Civica
11 16 (4.04%) CommVault
11 16 (4.04%) Nimble Storage
12 15 (3.79%) EMC
13 13 (3.28%) Juniper
14 11 (2.78%) Dell
14 11 (2.78%) Infoblox
15 10 (2.53%) Brocade
16 9 (2.27%) Red Hat
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