Period
to 9 July 2020

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 9 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 89 271 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 4.49% 8.62% 6.95%
As % of the System Software category 27.22% 52.02% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 77 247 307
Median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +9.59% +4.29%
10th Percentile £23,350 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £73,450 £58,750 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% - -

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 327 521 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.51% 16.58% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 275 464 570
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £65,000 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - +5.26%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Leeds over the 6 months to 9 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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 81 (91.01%) Windows
2 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
3 51 (57.30%) Windows Server
4 44 (49.44%) Azure
5 40 (44.94%) Office 365
6 26 (29.21%) SQL
6 26 (29.21%) DNS
7 25 (28.09%) SharePoint
7 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
8 24 (26.97%) ITIL
9 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
9 22 (24.72%) VMware
10 20 (22.47%) IIS
10 20 (22.47%) DHCP
11 19 (21.35%) PowerShell
12 18 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (19.10%) Windows 10
14 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
15 15 (16.85%) Azure Active Directory
15 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
15 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (15.73%) Tech Ops
17 13 (14.61%) AWS
17 13 (14.61%) Amazon RDS
17 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
18 12 (13.48%) Migration
18 12 (13.48%) Linux
18 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
18 12 (13.48%) Proactive Monitoring
19 11 (12.36%) Azure SQL Database

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 25 (28.09%) SharePoint
2 20 (22.47%) IIS
3 15 (16.85%) MS Exchange
4 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (49.44%) Azure
2 40 (44.94%) Office 365
3 15 (16.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (14.61%) AWS
5 11 (12.36%) IaaS
6 10 (11.24%) PaaS
7 9 (10.11%) Azure Data Factory
7 9 (10.11%) Azure Stack
7 9 (10.11%) Power Platform
8 6 (6.74%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (3.37%) OneDrive
10 2 (2.25%) Mimecast
11 1 (1.12%) Azure Functions
11 1 (1.12%) GCP
11 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) DNS
2 20 (22.47%) DHCP
3 9 (10.11%) TCP/IP
3 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (7.87%) Skype
5 5 (5.62%) LAN
5 5 (5.62%) VPN
5 5 (5.62%) WAN
6 4 (4.49%) VoIP
7 3 (3.37%) Firewall
7 3 (3.37%) Internet
8 2 (2.25%) 3G
8 2 (2.25%) 4G
8 2 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (2.25%) WebEx
9 1 (1.12%) Network Security
9 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (12.36%) Azure SQL Database
4 9 (10.11%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.11%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.11%) Power BI
5 5 (5.62%) Data Lake
5 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.62%) MySQL
6 4 (4.49%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MSI
2 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.12%) GitLab
2 1 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Back Office
3 3 (3.37%) Law
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) IT Support
2 15 (16.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.73%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Operations Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Technical Operations Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) IT Support Technician
6 9 (10.11%) IT Technician
6 9 (10.11%) Support Technician
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Architect
8 5 (5.62%) Azure Architect
8 5 (5.62%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Technical Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) REST
1 4 (4.49%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) COM
2 1 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (1.12%) OAuth
2 1 (1.12%) OpenID
2 1 (1.12%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.12%) SAML
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.11%) Clustering
3 4 (4.49%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.49%) Social Media
4 3 (3.37%) iPad
5 2 (2.25%) iPhone
5 2 (2.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) SCADA
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.12%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 81 (91.01%) Windows
2 51 (57.30%) Windows Server
3 17 (19.10%) Windows 10
4 12 (13.48%) Linux
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.49%) Mac OS
7 3 (3.37%) Unix
7 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.25%) Android
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.97%) ITIL
2 18 (20.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (15.73%) Tech Ops
4 12 (13.48%) Migration
4 12 (13.48%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (10.11%) Analytics
6 9 (10.11%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (10.11%) Data Analytics
6 9 (10.11%) Data Transformation
6 9 (10.11%) Visualisation
7 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.99%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (7.87%) DevOps
8 7 (7.87%) Proactive Maintenance
9 6 (6.74%) ITSM
9 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Mobile Device Management
9 6 (6.74%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) SQL
2 19 (21.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.25%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.99%) MCP
3 7 (7.87%) MCSE
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (2.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CCENT
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (1.12%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.12%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (28.09%) Hyper-V
2 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.24%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (7.87%) XenDesktop
5 6 (6.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (4.49%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (4.49%) XenApp
7 2 (2.25%) Docker
8 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.12%) Firmware
8 1 (1.12%) NDS
8 1 (1.12%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) SCCM
2 9 (10.11%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.49%) WSUS
4 3 (3.37%) AirWatch
5 2 (2.25%) Kubernetes
5 2 (2.25%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (60.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.72%) VMware
3 9 (10.11%) Databricks
3 9 (10.11%) PlateSpin
3 9 (10.11%) Tableau
3 9 (10.11%) VirtaMove
4 6 (6.74%) Citrix
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle
5 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
6 4 (4.49%) CrowdStrike
6 4 (4.49%) NetApp
6 4 (4.49%) Splunk
7 3 (3.37%) McAfee
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco
8 2 (2.25%) Intapp
8 2 (2.25%) Sophos
9 1 (1.12%) IBM
9 1 (1.12%) Novell
9 1 (1.12%) Okta
9 1 (1.12%) Ping Identity