Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 343 390 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 8.32% 7.90% 8.05%
As % of the System Software category 53.76% 51.86% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 312 336 425
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% -5.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £56,125 £57,500 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,125 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.23% -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 638 752 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.48% 15.24% 13.48%
Number of salaries quoted 564 632 640
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +10.67% +5.16%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +11.84% +3.40% +5.00%

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 258 (75.22%) Windows
2 197 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 141 (41.11%) Windows Server
4 121 (35.28%) VMware
5 96 (27.99%) DNS
6 92 (26.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 89 (25.95%) Office 365
7 89 (25.95%) ITIL
8 86 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
9 85 (24.78%) MS Exchange
10 73 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 72 (20.99%) DHCP
12 68 (19.83%) Microsoft Office
13 67 (19.53%) SQL
14 66 (19.24%) Citrix
15 64 (18.66%) Linux
16 53 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
17 51 (14.87%) Windows 7
18 50 (14.58%) Finance
19 49 (14.29%) PowerShell
20 48 (13.99%) TCP/IP
21 47 (13.70%) Cisco
22 45 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
23 43 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
24 42 (12.24%) SCCM
25 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
26 39 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
27 37 (10.79%) SLA
28 35 (10.20%) DevOps
29 32 (9.33%) 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 85 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 45 (13.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (9.33%) SharePoint
3 32 (9.33%) Skype for Business
4 27 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (7.29%) IIS
6 14 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.33%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.75%) Confluence
10 5 (1.46%) CMS
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (19.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.21%) assyst
2 6 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.46%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (1.17%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.87%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.29%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 92 (26.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (25.95%) Office 365
3 53 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.37%) IaaS
6 9 (2.62%) PaaS
7 8 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (2.33%) SaaS
7 8 (2.33%) Serverless
8 7 (2.04%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (1.75%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.87%) Force.com
11 2 (0.58%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.29%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 96 (27.99%) DNS
2 72 (20.99%) DHCP
3 48 (13.99%) TCP/IP
4 30 (8.75%) WAN
5 28 (8.16%) SAN
6 27 (7.87%) LAN
7 20 (5.83%) VoIP
7 20 (5.83%) VPN
8 19 (5.54%) Firewall
9 16 (4.66%) Intranet
10 12 (3.50%) iSCSI
11 11 (3.21%) MPLS
12 10 (2.92%) NetScaler
13 8 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (2.33%) Skype
13 8 (2.33%) VLAN
14 7 (2.04%) HTTP
14 7 (2.04%) HTTPS
14 7 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
14 7 (2.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (11.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (2.33%) Big Data
4 7 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.29%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (6.12%) JIRA
2 11 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.92%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.17%) Redmine
5 4 (1.17%) Trac
6 3 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.29%) Maven
7 1 (0.29%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.29%) MSI
7 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 50 (14.58%) Finance
2 28 (8.16%) Retail
3 22 (6.41%) Marketing
4 14 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.50%) Legal
6 8 (2.33%) Back Office
7 5 (1.46%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Electronics
8 4 (1.17%) Law
9 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.87%) Publishing
10 2 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (20.70%) Support Engineer
2 56 (16.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (11.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 37 (10.79%) Analyst
5 27 (7.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 24 (7.00%) Desktop Support
7 23 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 23 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 22 (6.41%) IT Support
8 22 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 21 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (5.54%) Infrastructure Support
10 19 (5.54%) IT Engineer
10 19 (5.54%) Security Specialist
10 19 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
11 18 (5.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 18 (5.25%) Service Analyst
12 17 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 17 (4.96%) Active Directory Engineer
13 16 (4.66%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (2.33%) Lucene
2 6 (1.75%) XML
3 5 (1.46%) .NET
4 3 (0.87%) AngularJS
4 3 (0.87%) COM
4 3 (0.87%) CSS
4 3 (0.87%) HTML
4 3 (0.87%) HTML5
4 3 (0.87%) Kendo UI
4 3 (0.87%) Node.js
4 3 (0.87%) PhoneGap
4 3 (0.87%) REST
4 3 (0.87%) Sass
4 3 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (0.58%) LDAP
5 2 (0.58%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.04%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.79%) PKI
2 13 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (3.21%) Clustering
3 11 (3.21%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.92%) Replication
5 8 (2.33%) EMC VNX
5 8 (2.33%) NHS
6 7 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 7 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.46%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.46%) CCTV
9 4 (1.17%) User Experience
10 3 (0.87%) CMDB
10 3 (0.87%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.87%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.87%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 258 (75.22%) Windows
2 141 (41.11%) Windows Server
3 64 (18.66%) Linux
4 51 (14.87%) Windows 7
5 43 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (11.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (9.04%) Windows 10
8 14 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (2.62%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.04%) Android
10 7 (2.04%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.46%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.17%) CentOS
12 4 (1.17%) Kali Linux
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.17%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.29%) HPUX
13 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.95%) ITIL
2 73 (21.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (10.20%) DevOps
4 27 (7.87%) Migration
4 27 (7.87%) Project Management
5 23 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (6.71%) Problem Management
6 22 (6.41%) Identity Management
7 21 (6.12%) Service Management
8 20 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 20 (5.83%) Service Delivery
9 18 (5.25%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.96%) High Availability
11 16 (4.66%) ITSM
11 16 (4.66%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (4.37%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (4.08%) Change Management
13 14 (4.08%) Security Management
14 13 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (19.53%) SQL
2 49 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.75%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.75%) Python
5 4 (1.17%) PHP
5 4 (1.17%) Ruby
6 3 (0.87%) Apex Code
6 3 (0.87%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.87%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.58%) Perl
7 2 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (5.54%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.08%) CCNA
4 12 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (3.50%) MCSA
5 10 (2.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.04%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.75%) MCP
7 6 (1.75%) MCSE
8 5 (1.46%) CCNP
8 5 (1.46%) Degree
8 5 (1.46%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.46%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.17%) CCA
9 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.87%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.29%) MCDST
12 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.79%) SLA
2 30 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (6.71%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.62%) PMO
5 6 (1.75%) GDPR
5 6 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 86 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 23 (6.71%) XenApp
4 21 (6.12%) Docker
4 21 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (3.50%) XenDesktop
6 9 (2.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.62%) vSphere
7 8 (2.33%) Firmware
7 8 (2.33%) XenServer
8 7 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.17%) pfSense
10 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (12.24%) SCCM
2 17 (4.96%) vCenter Server
3 12 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (2.92%) WSUS
5 9 (2.62%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 8 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.33%) vRealize
7 7 (2.04%) Ansible
7 7 (2.04%) Backup Exec
7 7 (2.04%) MaaS360
7 7 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.75%) Puppet
8 6 (1.75%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
9 5 (1.46%) ServiceCenter
10 4 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.17%) Nagios
10 4 (1.17%) Nessus
10 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (1.17%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 197 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 121 (35.28%) VMware
3 66 (19.24%) Citrix
4 47 (13.70%) Cisco
5 22 (6.41%) HP
6 19 (5.54%) Symantec
7 16 (4.66%) EMC
8 15 (4.37%) McAfee
9 14 (4.08%) Veeam
10 12 (3.50%) Dell
10 12 (3.50%) Intel
11 11 (3.21%) NetApp
11 11 (3.21%) Remedy
12 8 (2.33%) Apple
12 8 (2.33%) Brocade
13 7 (2.04%) Kaspersky
13 7 (2.04%) Sophos
13 7 (2.04%) Splunk
14 6 (1.75%) New Relic
14 6 (1.75%) Salesforce.com