Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 42 23
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 301 257 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.94% 5.43% 7.92%
As % of the System Software category 56.79% 44.39% 59.54%
Number of salaries quoted 269 244 380
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,950 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £47,275
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +6.87%

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 530 579 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.74% 12.24% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 484 509 611
Leeds median annual salary £43,386 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.46% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,200 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -2.60%

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 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 221 (73.42%) Windows
2 201 (66.78%) Microsoft
3 125 (41.53%) Windows Server
4 117 (38.87%) VMware
5 92 (30.56%) DNS
6 88 (29.24%) MS Exchange
7 86 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 86 (28.57%) Office 365
8 81 (26.91%) ITIL
9 80 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 69 (22.92%) DHCP
11 64 (21.26%) Citrix
12 63 (20.93%) SQL Server
13 60 (19.93%) SharePoint
13 60 (19.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 53 (17.61%) Windows 10
15 52 (17.28%) Hyper-V
15 52 (17.28%) Linux
16 50 (16.61%) Microsoft Office
16 50 (16.61%) PowerShell
17 49 (16.28%) Cisco
18 48 (15.95%) SQL
19 47 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 46 (15.28%) WAN
21 44 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
22 42 (13.95%) LAN
22 42 (13.95%) SLA
23 41 (13.62%) Firewall
23 41 (13.62%) Windows 7
24 37 (12.29%) Skype for Business

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 88 (29.24%) MS Exchange
2 60 (19.93%) SharePoint
3 37 (12.29%) Skype for Business
4 32 (10.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (7.97%) IIS
6 23 (7.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.65%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (3.32%) CMS
8 10 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (2.33%) Apache Solr
10 5 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.33%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.33%) Kentico
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.00%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.33%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 50 (16.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (1.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 86 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 86 (28.57%) Office 365
2 44 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.98%) IaaS
4 12 (3.99%) PaaS
5 11 (3.65%) SaaS
6 10 (3.32%) Serverless
7 7 (2.33%) Force.com
8 4 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.66%) Akamai
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.33%) Route 53
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (30.56%) DNS
2 69 (22.92%) DHCP
3 46 (15.28%) WAN
4 42 (13.95%) LAN
5 41 (13.62%) Firewall
6 37 (12.29%) TCP/IP
7 32 (10.63%) SAN
8 29 (9.63%) VoIP
9 26 (8.64%) VPN
10 20 (6.64%) Intranet
11 18 (5.98%) Internet
12 16 (5.32%) VLAN
13 12 (3.99%) MPLS
14 11 (3.65%) NAS
14 11 (3.65%) SMTP
15 10 (3.32%) BGP
16 9 (2.99%) OSPF
16 9 (2.99%) Skype
17 8 (2.66%) NetScaler
17 8 (2.66%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (2.99%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.99%) Big Data
7 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.66%) Power BI
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (2.66%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (2.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.66%) JIRA
3 4 (1.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.33%) Redmine
3 4 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.33%) Trac
4 3 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 28 (9.30%) Finance
2 21 (6.98%) Legal
2 21 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.98%) Retail
4 10 (3.32%) Marketing
5 7 (2.33%) Back Office
6 5 (1.66%) Advertising
7 4 (1.33%) Electronics
8 3 (1.00%) Law
8 3 (1.00%) Local Government
8 3 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (16.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (14.95%) Analyst
3 36 (11.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (11.96%) Support Engineer
4 26 (8.64%) Support Analyst
5 23 (7.64%) IT Support
6 20 (6.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 20 (6.64%) Service Analyst
6 20 (6.64%) Service Desk Analyst
7 18 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (5.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 16 (5.32%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (4.98%) Architect
11 13 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) Azure Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) Consultant
11 13 (4.32%) IT Engineer
11 13 (4.32%) IT Manager
11 13 (4.32%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.32%) .NET
2 8 (2.66%) AngularJS
2 8 (2.66%) CSS
2 8 (2.66%) HTML
2 8 (2.66%) HTML5
2 8 (2.66%) Kendo UI
2 8 (2.66%) Node.js
2 8 (2.66%) PhoneGap
2 8 (2.66%) REST
2 8 (2.66%) Sass
2 8 (2.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (2.33%) COM
3 7 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (2.33%) Lucene
4 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.98%) PKI
5 12 (3.99%) NHS
6 11 (3.65%) e-Learning
6 11 (3.65%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (2.99%) Replication
8 8 (2.66%) Clustering
9 7 (2.33%) User Experience
10 5 (1.66%) CCTV
10 5 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.66%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.66%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.33%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 221 (73.42%) Windows
2 125 (41.53%) Windows Server
3 53 (17.61%) Windows 10
4 52 (17.28%) Linux
5 47 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 33 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (4.98%) Windows 8
9 14 (4.65%) Android
10 10 (3.32%) Apple iOS
10 10 (3.32%) Unix
11 7 (2.33%) Mac OS
12 6 (1.99%) Kali Linux
12 6 (1.99%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (1.33%) CentOS
14 4 (1.33%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.33%) HPUX
15 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.91%) ITIL
2 60 (19.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (10.30%) Service Delivery
4 29 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (8.31%) Change Management
6 24 (7.97%) Incident Management
6 24 (7.97%) Migration
6 24 (7.97%) Service Management
7 21 (6.98%) DevOps
7 21 (6.98%) ITSM
8 20 (6.64%) Problem Management
9 18 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (5.98%) Virtual Environments
10 16 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.32%) Process Improvement
11 14 (4.65%) Patch Management
12 13 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (4.32%) Capacity Management
12 13 (4.32%) Identity Management
12 13 (4.32%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (16.61%) PowerShell
2 48 (15.95%) SQL
3 8 (2.66%) Apex Code
3 8 (2.66%) JavaScript
3 8 (2.66%) TypeScript
4 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.66%) Python
5 4 (1.33%) PHP
5 4 (1.33%) Ruby
5 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 13 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 12 (3.99%) CCNA
4 12 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (3.65%) MCSA
6 8 (2.66%) Degree
7 7 (2.33%) AWS Certification
7 7 (2.33%) CCNP
7 7 (2.33%) DBS Check
8 6 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.66%) MCSE
10 4 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.00%) MCITP
12 2 (0.66%) CCSA
13 1 (0.33%) CCSE
13 1 (0.33%) MCP
13 1 (0.33%) RHCE
13 1 (0.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.95%) SLA
2 27 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.32%) PMO
4 12 (3.99%) PCI DSS
5 7 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 6 (1.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.66%) QA
System Software
1 80 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 20 (6.64%) Virtual Servers
4 16 (5.32%) Docker
4 16 (5.32%) XenApp
5 15 (4.98%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (4.32%) vSphere
7 11 (3.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.33%) pfSense
10 3 (1.00%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.00%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.00%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (9.30%) SCCM
2 14 (4.65%) Backup Exec
2 14 (4.65%) vCenter Server
3 11 (3.65%) ServiceCenter
4 10 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (2.66%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (2.66%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.66%) Nagios
6 7 (2.33%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (2.33%) Nessus
6 7 (2.33%) SCOM
7 6 (1.99%) DameWare
7 6 (1.99%) NetBackup
8 5 (1.66%) MaaS360
9 4 (1.33%) Puppet
9 4 (1.33%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.33%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.66%) Cacti
10 2 (0.66%) OpenNMS
10 2 (0.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 201 (66.78%) Microsoft
2 117 (38.87%) VMware
3 64 (21.26%) Citrix
4 49 (16.28%) Cisco
5 28 (9.30%) HP
6 20 (6.64%) Symantec
7 19 (6.31%) Veeam
8 11 (3.65%) NetApp
8 11 (3.65%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.99%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.66%) F5
10 8 (2.66%) McAfee
10 8 (2.66%) ServiceNow
10 8 (2.66%) Software AG
10 8 (2.66%) Splunk
10 8 (2.66%) webMethods
11 7 (2.33%) Asigra
11 7 (2.33%) Avaya
11 7 (2.33%) Intel
11 7 (2.33%) SolarWinds