Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 32 50
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 -26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 62 60 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 6.33% 6.46% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 32.63% 51.72% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 70
Leicestershire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £17,000 £26,250 £20,950
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £48,200
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.99% +19.64%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 116 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.39% 12.49% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 105 107 96
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,250 £56,250 £51,875
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +10.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Leicestershire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -18 40 £25,500 -12.07% 3
Loughborough - 3 £24,000 - 2
Hinckley -6 2 £28,250 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £38,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

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

1 55 (88.71%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server
3 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (35.48%) Office 365
5 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (33.87%) LAN
6 20 (32.26%) TCP/IP
6 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (30.65%) WAN
8 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 17 (27.42%) SCCM
10 16 (25.81%) SLA
10 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) VMware
12 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
12 14 (22.58%) SQL
13 11 (17.74%) DNS
13 11 (17.74%) DHCP
13 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (17.74%) Windows 10
14 9 (14.52%) Clustering
14 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
14 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
14 9 (14.52%) ITIL
14 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (12.90%) Cisco
15 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
16 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
4 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (35.48%) Office 365
2 11 (17.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (11.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (8.06%) IaaS
5 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (6.45%) G Suite
5 4 (6.45%) PaaS
5 4 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (33.87%) LAN
2 20 (32.26%) TCP/IP
3 19 (30.65%) WAN
4 11 (17.74%) DHCP
4 11 (17.74%) DNS
5 6 (9.68%) Wireless
6 5 (8.06%) SAN
7 4 (6.45%) Firewall
7 4 (6.45%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (4.84%) VoIP
9 2 (3.23%) WLAN
10 1 (1.61%) Internet
10 1 (1.61%) MPLS
10 1 (1.61%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (14.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Automotive
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Support Engineer
3 11 (17.74%) IT Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) IT Support
5 8 (12.90%) Junior
5 8 (12.90%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) IT Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Developer
9 4 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Junior Systems Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
1 4 (6.45%) CSS
1 4 (6.45%) HTML
1 4 (6.45%) jQuery
1 4 (6.45%) REST
1 4 (6.45%) RESTful
1 4 (6.45%) Web Services
1 4 (6.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.06%) Replication
4 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (88.71%) Windows
2 33 (53.23%) Windows Server
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.74%) Windows 10
6 7 (11.29%) Linux
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.06%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (6.45%) Analytical Thinking
6 4 (6.45%) Collaborative Working
6 4 (6.45%) Data Integration
6 4 (6.45%) ERP
6 4 (6.45%) MVC
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.84%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.23%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (22.58%) SQL
2 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
3 6 (9.68%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.45%) C#
4 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) MCSE
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.23%) MCITP
2 2 (3.23%) MCTS
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (22.58%) Hyper-V
2 8 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Docker
4 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (27.42%) SCCM
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.23%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.19%) VMware
3 8 (12.90%) Cisco
4 6 (9.68%) Dell
5 5 (8.06%) Veeam
6 4 (6.45%) McAfee
7 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 2 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Avaya
9 1 (1.61%) GFI Software
9 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.61%) Sophos