Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 30 27
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 310 342 430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.93% 6.90% 7.90%
As % of the System Software category 53.26% 47.90% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 275 307 400
Leeds median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,850 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,250 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -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 582 714 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.90% 14.40% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 514 606 639
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £20,688 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,500 £60,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.00% - +1.35%

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 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 233 (75.16%) Windows
2 188 (60.65%) Microsoft
3 128 (41.29%) Windows Server
4 103 (33.23%) VMware
5 82 (26.45%) Office 365
6 81 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 81 (26.13%) DNS
7 76 (24.52%) MS Exchange
7 76 (24.52%) ITIL
8 73 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 63 (20.32%) DHCP
9 63 (20.32%) Citrix
10 60 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
10 60 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (18.06%) SQL
12 54 (17.42%) Linux
13 52 (16.77%) SQL Server
14 51 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
15 50 (16.13%) SLA
16 49 (15.81%) PowerShell
17 47 (15.16%) TCP/IP
18 45 (14.52%) Windows 7
19 43 (13.87%) Cisco
20 42 (13.55%) Windows 10
21 40 (12.90%) SCCM
22 39 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
22 39 (12.58%) SharePoint
23 38 (12.26%) WAN
24 36 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
25 35 (11.29%) LAN

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 76 (24.52%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.58%) SharePoint
3 36 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 25 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (7.42%) IIS
7 13 (4.19%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.90%) Apache Solr
9 7 (2.26%) CMS
10 6 (1.94%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.97%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.65%) Confluence
14 1 (0.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 60 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.29%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.97%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.65%) assyst
4 2 (0.65%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 82 (26.45%) Office 365
2 81 (26.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (16.45%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (6.13%) IaaS
5 13 (4.19%) PaaS
5 13 (4.19%) SaaS
6 11 (3.55%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.58%) Serverless
8 5 (1.61%) Force.com
9 2 (0.65%) Akamai
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.65%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.13%) DNS
2 63 (20.32%) DHCP
3 47 (15.16%) TCP/IP
4 38 (12.26%) WAN
5 35 (11.29%) LAN
6 22 (7.10%) Firewall
7 21 (6.77%) SAN
8 19 (6.13%) Intranet
8 19 (6.13%) VoIP
9 17 (5.48%) VPN
10 11 (3.55%) iSCSI
10 11 (3.55%) MPLS
11 10 (3.23%) NetScaler
12 9 (2.90%) Network Security
13 8 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (2.26%) Internet
14 7 (2.26%) Skype
14 7 (2.26%) SMTP
15 6 (1.94%) OSPF
15 6 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (2.58%) Big Data
3 8 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (2.26%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.32%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.32%) Power BI
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (2.58%) Git (software)
1 8 (2.58%) JIRA
2 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.29%) Redmine
4 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.29%) Trac
5 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.32%) Maven
General
1 35 (11.29%) Finance
2 20 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 16 (5.16%) Retail
4 15 (4.84%) Marketing
5 12 (3.87%) Legal
6 7 (2.26%) Back Office
7 5 (1.61%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Electronics
9 3 (0.97%) Law
9 3 (0.97%) Local Government
9 3 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.65%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 58 (18.71%) Support Engineer
2 49 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (13.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 42 (13.55%) Analyst
4 25 (8.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 25 (8.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (7.74%) Support Analyst
6 22 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (6.77%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 21 (6.77%) Desktop Support
8 20 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (5.81%) Desktop Engineer
9 18 (5.81%) IT Support
9 18 (5.81%) Service Analyst
9 18 (5.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 18 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
10 16 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (5.16%) Infrastructure Support
11 15 (4.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 14 (4.52%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.90%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (2.90%) Lucene
2 5 (1.61%) .NET
2 5 (1.61%) AngularJS
2 5 (1.61%) COM
2 5 (1.61%) CSS
2 5 (1.61%) HTML
2 5 (1.61%) HTML5
2 5 (1.61%) Kendo UI
2 5 (1.61%) Node.js
2 5 (1.61%) PhoneGap
2 5 (1.61%) REST
2 5 (1.61%) Sass
2 5 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (0.65%) LDAP
3 2 (0.65%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.48%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.55%) Clustering
4 11 (3.55%) Replication
5 10 (3.23%) NHS
6 9 (2.90%) PKI
7 6 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.94%) EMC VNX
7 6 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.61%) CCTV
8 5 (1.61%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.61%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.29%) User Experience
10 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.97%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.65%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.65%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 233 (75.16%) Windows
2 128 (41.29%) Windows Server
3 54 (17.42%) Linux
4 45 (14.52%) Windows 7
5 42 (13.55%) Windows 10
6 39 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.55%) Android
8 11 (3.55%) Windows 8
9 10 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.61%) Kali Linux
11 5 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.61%) Unix
11 5 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 4 (1.29%) CentOS
12 4 (1.29%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.29%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.52%) ITIL
2 60 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 29 (9.35%) Service Delivery
4 25 (8.06%) Problem Management
5 24 (7.74%) DevOps
5 24 (7.74%) Incident Management
5 24 (7.74%) ITSM
5 24 (7.74%) Service Management
6 22 (7.10%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (6.77%) Migration
8 19 (6.13%) Project Management
9 18 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (5.48%) Virtual Environments
11 16 (5.16%) Identity Management
12 13 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.19%) High Availability
12 13 (4.19%) ITIL V3
12 13 (4.19%) Time Management
13 12 (3.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.06%) SQL
2 49 (15.81%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.90%) T-SQL
4 6 (1.94%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.94%) Python
5 5 (1.61%) Apex Code
5 5 (1.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.61%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.29%) PHP
6 4 (1.29%) Ruby
7 3 (0.97%) Java
8 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (7.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (4.52%) CCNA
3 14 (4.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 14 (4.52%) MCSA
4 9 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.58%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.26%) AWS Certification
6 7 (2.26%) CCNP
6 7 (2.26%) MCSE
7 6 (1.94%) Degree
8 5 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.29%) CCA
9 4 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (0.97%) MCITP
11 2 (0.65%) MCP
12 1 (0.32%) CCSA
12 1 (0.32%) CCSE
12 1 (0.32%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (16.13%) SLA
2 25 (8.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (4.84%) PCI DSS
4 10 (3.23%) PMO
5 9 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (1.29%) GDPR
6 4 (1.29%) QA
System Software
1 73 (23.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (10.97%) Hyper-V
3 20 (6.45%) Docker
4 16 (5.16%) XenApp
5 14 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (3.87%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (1.94%) vSphere
8 5 (1.61%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.29%) pfSense
10 3 (0.97%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.97%) Firmware
10 3 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.97%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (12.90%) SCCM
2 13 (4.19%) vCenter Server
3 10 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.23%) ServiceCenter
4 7 (2.26%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (2.26%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (1.94%) MaaS360
5 6 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (1.94%) NetBackup
5 6 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (1.94%) SCOM
5 6 (1.94%) vRealize
6 5 (1.61%) Nessus
7 4 (1.29%) Jamf Pro
7 4 (1.29%) Puppet
7 4 (1.29%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.29%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.97%) DameWare
8 3 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 188 (60.65%) Microsoft
2 103 (33.23%) VMware
3 63 (20.32%) Citrix
4 43 (13.87%) Cisco
5 23 (7.42%) HP
6 16 (5.16%) Symantec
7 15 (4.84%) Veeam
8 12 (3.87%) Remedy
9 10 (3.23%) Dell
9 10 (3.23%) EMC
10 8 (2.58%) Brocade
10 8 (2.58%) CheckPoint
10 8 (2.58%) F5
10 8 (2.58%) McAfee
10 8 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (2.58%) Splunk
11 7 (2.26%) Asigra
11 7 (2.26%) SolarWinds
12 6 (1.94%) LogRhythm
12 6 (1.94%) Palo Alto