Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 335 434 460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 6.85% 7.98% 6.59%
As % of the System Software category 47.93% 59.78% 61.01%
Number of salaries quoted 300 403 423
Leeds median annual salary £30,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.57% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £19,000 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £47,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 699 726 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.28% 13.35% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 597 643 652
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +1.35% +5.71%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 283 (84.48%) Windows
2 235 (70.15%) Microsoft
3 182 (54.33%) Windows Server
4 165 (49.25%) VMware
5 130 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 118 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 116 (34.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 103 (30.75%) MS Exchange
9 101 (30.15%) ITIL
10 92 (27.46%) Citrix
11 81 (24.18%) Microsoft Office
12 76 (22.69%) WAN
13 75 (22.39%) SAN
14 74 (22.09%) Cisco
15 72 (21.49%) Windows 7
16 71 (21.19%) LAN
17 68 (20.30%) Office 365
18 67 (20.00%) DNS
19 62 (18.51%) Firewall
20 60 (17.91%) SQL Server
21 56 (16.72%) DHCP
21 56 (16.72%) VPN
22 51 (15.22%) SQL
23 46 (13.73%) HP
24 45 (13.43%) SCCM
25 44 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
26 43 (12.84%) TCP/IP
27 41 (12.24%) Finance
27 41 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
28 40 (11.94%) Linux

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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
1 103 (30.75%) MS Exchange
2 41 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.34%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (6.27%) IIS
6 20 (5.97%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.28%) IBM Domino
7 11 (3.28%) IBM Notes
8 10 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.90%) Confluence
10 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.60%) Apache
11 2 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 81 (24.18%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 68 (20.30%) Office 365
2 35 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (1.49%) IaaS
6 4 (1.19%) PaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 76 (22.69%) WAN
2 75 (22.39%) SAN
3 71 (21.19%) LAN
4 67 (20.00%) DNS
5 62 (18.51%) Firewall
6 56 (16.72%) DHCP
6 56 (16.72%) VPN
7 43 (12.84%) TCP/IP
8 30 (8.96%) MPLS
9 29 (8.66%) VoIP
10 14 (4.18%) SNMP
11 13 (3.88%) Wireless
12 11 (3.28%) Internet
13 10 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
14 8 (2.39%) Asterisk PBX
15 7 (2.09%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (2.09%) iSCSI
15 7 (2.09%) NAS
15 7 (2.09%) VLAN
16 6 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.19%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.30%) MySQL
7 1 (0.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (1.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.19%) JIRA
3 3 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 41 (12.24%) Finance
2 21 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.37%) Retail
4 15 (4.48%) Marketing
5 9 (2.69%) Law
6 6 (1.79%) Advertising
7 5 (1.49%) Games
7 5 (1.49%) Legal
7 5 (1.49%) Publishing
8 3 (0.90%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 83 (24.78%) IT Support
2 62 (18.51%) 2nd Line Support
3 61 (18.21%) Analyst
4 56 (16.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 47 (14.03%) Support Engineer
6 43 (12.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 42 (12.54%) Support Analyst
8 39 (11.64%) IT Engineer
9 38 (11.34%) IT Analyst
10 35 (10.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 31 (9.25%) IT Support Analyst
12 29 (8.66%) IT Support Engineer
13 28 (8.36%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (8.06%) Windows Engineer
15 22 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 22 (6.57%) Desktop Support
15 22 (6.57%) IT Technician
15 22 (6.57%) Support Technician
16 21 (6.27%) IT Support Technician
16 21 (6.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.09%) .NET
2 6 (1.79%) Web Services
3 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.60%) CSS
3 2 (0.60%) HTML
4 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.30%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.96%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.97%) Clustering
3 10 (2.99%) iPad
3 10 (2.99%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.99%) PKI
4 9 (2.69%) Public Cloud
5 7 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.09%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.49%) RSA SecurID
7 5 (1.49%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.19%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.19%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.19%) Replication
9 2 (0.60%) CMDB
9 2 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.60%) NHS
9 2 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 283 (84.48%) Windows
2 182 (54.33%) Windows Server
3 118 (35.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 116 (34.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (21.49%) Windows 7
6 40 (11.94%) Linux
7 31 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 21 (6.27%) Unix
9 17 (5.07%) Windows 10
10 15 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (3.88%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.69%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.69%) Windows XP
13 7 (2.09%) Android
14 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.90%) CentOS
14 3 (0.90%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.60%) HPUX
15 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (30.15%) ITIL
2 29 (8.66%) Server Virtualisation
3 27 (8.06%) Service Management
4 23 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (5.67%) Change Control
6 17 (5.07%) Load Balancing
7 16 (4.78%) Information Security
7 16 (4.78%) Project Management
8 15 (4.48%) High Availability
9 14 (4.18%) Creative Thinking
9 14 (4.18%) Digital Marketing
9 14 (4.18%) ITIL V3
9 14 (4.18%) Patch Management
9 14 (4.18%) Service Delivery
10 13 (3.88%) Change Management
10 13 (3.88%) ITSM
11 12 (3.58%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (3.58%) Proactive Monitoring
12 10 (2.99%) Time Management
13 9 (2.69%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.22%) SQL
2 24 (7.16%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.88%) Bash Shell
4 9 (2.69%) Perl
5 7 (2.09%) C#
6 6 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.49%) Python
7 5 (1.49%) VB
7 5 (1.49%) VB6
8 2 (0.60%) Java
8 2 (0.60%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.30%) C
9 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (7.76%) MCSE
4 25 (7.46%) CCNA
5 23 (6.87%) MCSA
6 15 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (4.18%) MCP
8 10 (2.99%) CCNP
8 10 (2.99%) SC Cleared
8 10 (2.99%) Security Cleared
9 8 (2.39%) DBS Check
9 8 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.09%) Degree
10 7 (2.09%) MCITP
11 5 (1.49%) CCIE
11 5 (1.49%) CEH
11 5 (1.49%) CISA
11 5 (1.49%) CISM
11 5 (1.49%) CISMP
11 5 (1.49%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.07%) SLA
2 14 (4.18%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.19%) GDPR
5 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.30%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (11.64%) Hyper-V
3 38 (11.34%) vSphere
4 35 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (8.66%) XenDesktop
6 28 (8.36%) XenApp
7 12 (3.58%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (2.99%) Terminal Services
9 8 (2.39%) OpenSIPS
10 7 (2.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.49%) XenServer
12 4 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.60%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.30%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.30%) pfSense
15 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 45 (13.43%) SCCM
2 23 (6.87%) WSUS
3 19 (5.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (4.18%) SCOM
5 10 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 8 (2.39%) vCenter Server
6 8 (2.39%) WMI
7 7 (2.09%) ServiceCenter
8 6 (1.79%) Nagios
9 5 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (1.49%) ZENworks
10 4 (1.19%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.19%) Puppet
10 4 (1.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (1.19%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.60%) DameWare
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
11 2 (0.60%) Opsview
Vendors
1 235 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 165 (49.25%) VMware
3 92 (27.46%) Citrix
4 74 (22.09%) Cisco
5 46 (13.73%) HP
6 32 (9.55%) NetApp
7 27 (8.06%) Symantec
8 20 (5.97%) Veeam
9 16 (4.78%) Avaya
9 16 (4.78%) Dell
9 16 (4.78%) F5
10 13 (3.88%) CommVault
11 12 (3.58%) Apple
11 12 (3.58%) Red Hat
11 12 (3.58%) SAP
12 11 (3.28%) Lotus
12 11 (3.28%) Sophos
13 9 (2.69%) CheckPoint
13 9 (2.69%) McAfee
14 8 (2.39%) Oracle