Period
to 21 July 2019

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

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 27 26
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 263 330 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.55% 6.94% 7.67%
As % of the System Software category 51.37% 49.18% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 238 302 338
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -1.41%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £19,425
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,375 £53,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 512 671 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.65% 14.11% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 452 577 584
Leeds median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,700
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +2.67%

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 21 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 187 (71.10%) Windows
2 173 (65.78%) Microsoft
3 113 (42.97%) Windows Server
4 92 (34.98%) Office 365
5 85 (32.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 77 (29.28%) VMware
7 75 (28.52%) Firewall
8 60 (22.81%) SQL
9 59 (22.43%) MS Exchange
10 57 (21.67%) Citrix
10 57 (21.67%) Linux
11 53 (20.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 52 (19.77%) Windows 10
13 51 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (19.39%) WAN
14 49 (18.63%) DNS
14 49 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 46 (17.49%) PowerShell
15 46 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (17.49%) Data Centre
16 45 (17.11%) Hyper-V
17 44 (16.73%) ITIL
17 44 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
18 42 (15.97%) SharePoint
18 42 (15.97%) VPN
19 41 (15.59%) SQL Server
20 40 (15.21%) Finance
21 36 (13.69%) LAN
22 35 (13.31%) DevOps
23 34 (12.93%) Migration

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 59 (22.43%) MS Exchange
2 42 (15.97%) SharePoint
3 32 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (9.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (6.46%) IIS
6 15 (5.70%) Skype for Business
7 10 (3.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (3.04%) Apache
9 5 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 44 (16.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (34.98%) Office 365
2 85 (32.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (11.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 28 (10.65%) IaaS
5 24 (9.13%) PaaS
6 20 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (2.66%) SaaS
8 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.38%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 75 (28.52%) Firewall
2 51 (19.39%) WAN
3 49 (18.63%) DNS
4 42 (15.97%) VPN
5 36 (13.69%) LAN
6 31 (11.79%) SAN
7 26 (9.89%) DHCP
7 26 (9.89%) TCP/IP
7 26 (9.89%) VLAN
8 19 (7.22%) SMTP
9 12 (4.56%) VoIP
10 10 (3.80%) Broadband
10 10 (3.80%) NetScaler
11 9 (3.42%) HSRP
12 8 (3.04%) Cisco Firepower
12 8 (3.04%) Internet
12 8 (3.04%) SNMP
12 8 (3.04%) WLAN
13 7 (2.66%) HTTP
13 7 (2.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.04%) MySQL
3 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.14%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.38%) Power BI
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.52%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.38%) JIRA
5 1 (0.38%) WinDbg
General
1 40 (15.21%) Finance
2 8 (3.04%) Legal
3 6 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.90%) Marketing
4 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Retail
6 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (17.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 45 (17.11%) IT Support
2 44 (16.73%) Analyst
3 30 (11.41%) Support Engineer
4 23 (8.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 21 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (7.60%) IT Analyst
6 20 (7.60%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.84%) IT Engineer
8 15 (5.70%) Architect
8 15 (5.70%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (5.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 14 (5.32%) Consultant
9 14 (5.32%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.94%) IT Support Engineer
11 12 (4.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 12 (4.56%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.56%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.18%) Server Specialist
12 11 (4.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.56%) LDAP
2 8 (3.04%) .NET
3 5 (1.90%) HTML
4 4 (1.52%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.52%) CSS
4 4 (1.52%) HTML5
4 4 (1.52%) Kendo UI
4 4 (1.52%) Node.js
4 4 (1.52%) REST
4 4 (1.52%) Sass
4 4 (1.52%) SOAP
4 4 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (1.14%) Middleware
5 3 (1.14%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.76%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.49%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.98%) Clustering
2 21 (7.98%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (7.60%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (4.56%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.28%) PKI
8 6 (2.28%) Private Cloud
8 6 (2.28%) Replication
9 4 (1.52%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.14%) NHS
11 2 (0.76%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.76%) Handset
11 2 (0.76%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.76%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.38%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 187 (71.10%) Windows
2 113 (42.97%) Windows Server
3 57 (21.67%) Linux
4 52 (19.77%) Windows 10
5 49 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (9.89%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 9 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.28%) Android
10 5 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 4 (1.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.52%) Unix
12 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.76%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (16.73%) ITIL
3 35 (13.31%) DevOps
4 34 (12.93%) Migration
5 31 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
6 25 (9.51%) Mentoring
7 21 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (7.98%) Patch Management
8 20 (7.60%) High Availability
9 18 (6.84%) SIEM
10 15 (5.70%) Information Security
11 14 (5.32%) Change Management
12 13 (4.94%) Time Management
13 12 (4.56%) Business Development
13 12 (4.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.56%) Network Virtualisation
13 12 (4.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (4.18%) Performance Management
14 11 (4.18%) PRINCE2
15 10 (3.80%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.81%) SQL
2 46 (17.49%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.04%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (1.52%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.76%) PHP
6 2 (0.76%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.38%) C#
7 1 (0.38%) VBA
7 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (9.13%) MCSE
3 14 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (4.94%) CCNA
5 11 (4.18%) CISSP
6 9 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (3.42%) MCSA
6 9 (3.42%) Security Cleared
7 8 (3.04%) CCSA
7 8 (3.04%) CCSE
8 7 (2.66%) SC Cleared
9 5 (1.90%) CISA
9 5 (1.90%) CISM
9 5 (1.90%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.90%) GIAC
9 5 (1.90%) SANS
9 5 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.14%) MCITP
11 2 (0.76%) VCP5
12 1 (0.38%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (2.66%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.90%) SLA
5 4 (1.52%) GDPR
5 4 (1.52%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (19.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (17.11%) Hyper-V
3 31 (11.79%) XenApp
4 18 (6.84%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (4.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 10 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (2.66%) Docker
9 6 (2.28%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.90%) vSphere
11 4 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.14%) Firmware
12 3 (1.14%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.76%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.76%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 25 (9.51%) SCCM
2 11 (4.18%) WSUS
3 9 (3.42%) vCenter Server
4 8 (3.04%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 7 (2.66%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (2.28%) SCOM
7 5 (1.90%) MaaS360
7 5 (1.90%) Puppet
7 5 (1.90%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.52%) Nessus
8 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.14%) Nagios
9 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (1.14%) vRealize
10 2 (0.76%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 173 (65.78%) Microsoft
2 77 (29.28%) VMware
3 57 (21.67%) Citrix
4 25 (9.51%) Cisco
5 17 (6.46%) HP
5 17 (6.46%) Veeam
6 16 (6.08%) NetApp
6 16 (6.08%) Symantec
7 10 (3.80%) Fortinet
7 10 (3.80%) ServiceNow
8 9 (3.42%) Palo Alto
9 8 (3.04%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.04%) Juniper
10 7 (2.66%) Nintex
11 6 (2.28%) Dell
11 6 (2.28%) EMC
11 6 (2.28%) F5
11 6 (2.28%) SonicWALL
12 5 (1.90%) Avaya
12 5 (1.90%) Sophos