The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
England / North East
Rank 13 42 43
Rank change year-on-year +29 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 33 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.93% 5.13% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 80.85% 50.00% 62.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 30 27
Median salary £27,000 £23,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.89% -21.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £18,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 94 66 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 14.76% 10.26% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 90 56 47
Median salary £29,000 £33,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.12% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the North East

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in the North East

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in the North East over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the North East

Active Directory
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +30 72 £27,500 +19.56% 8
Durham -1 4 £23,250 -21.18% 1
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 120 (74.07%) Windows
2 93 (57.41%) Microsoft
3 89 (54.94%) VMware
4 56 (34.57%) DNS
5 53 (32.72%) Windows Server
6 51 (31.48%) DHCP
6 51 (31.48%) Citrix
7 50 (30.86%) Hyper-V
8 47 (29.01%) MS Exchange
9 45 (27.78%) ITIL
10 43 (26.54%) MS Office
11 42 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 37 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (22.84%) MS Excel
13 30 (18.52%) Office 365
14 28 (17.28%) MCP
15 27 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (16.67%) CCNA
16 25 (15.43%) Skype for Business
16 25 (15.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (15.43%) CCNP
17 24 (14.81%) Skype
18 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (12.96%) Firewall
20 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
20 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
21 19 (11.73%) Linux

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 47 (29.01%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.43%) Skype for Business
3 14 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.32%) Apache
5 7 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (4.32%) IIS
6 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.23%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.62%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 43 (26.54%) MS Office
2 37 (22.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.52%) Office 365
2 20 (12.35%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (12.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 5 (3.09%) Route 53
5 4 (2.47%) Yammer
6 3 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 3 (1.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.85%) PaaS
7 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (34.57%) DNS
2 51 (31.48%) DHCP
3 24 (14.81%) Skype
4 21 (12.96%) Firewall
5 17 (10.49%) VLAN
6 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.64%) SAN
8 11 (6.79%) SMTP
9 10 (6.17%) DMZ
9 10 (6.17%) VPN
10 9 (5.56%) LAN
11 8 (4.94%) WAN
12 4 (2.47%) PBX
12 4 (2.47%) VoIP
13 3 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.23%) iSCSI
15 1 (0.62%) Cisco IOS
15 1 (0.62%) Network Security
15 1 (0.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.88%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.32%) MySQL
5 3 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.62%) MS Access
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (4.32%) Finance
2 5 (3.09%) Legal
3 4 (2.47%) Banking
4 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (17.90%) Analyst
2 28 (17.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (16.05%) IT Support
4 24 (14.81%) Support Engineer
5 22 (13.58%) IT Engineer
6 15 (9.26%) IT Analyst
7 14 (8.64%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.02%) Service Analyst
8 13 (8.02%) Wintel Engineer
9 12 (7.41%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (6.79%) 1st Line Support
10 11 (6.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
11 10 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 9 (5.56%) Consultant
12 9 (5.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.79%) Web Services
2 6 (3.70%) LAMP
2 6 (3.70%) WAP
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) HTML
3 1 (0.62%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.73%) Clustering
2 12 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.94%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.32%) Replication
5 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) PKI
7 4 (2.47%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.47%) iPhone
8 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.23%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.62%) AS400
10 1 (0.62%) Life Science
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (74.07%) Windows
2 53 (32.72%) Windows Server
3 42 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (22.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (13.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (11.73%) Linux
6 19 (11.73%) Windows XP
7 11 (6.79%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.94%) CentOS
9 7 (4.32%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.32%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.09%) Android
11 4 (2.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.23%) Debian
12 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (27.78%) ITIL
2 15 (9.26%) Presales
3 12 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 11 (6.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 10 (6.17%) Incident Management
5 10 (6.17%) Service Delivery
6 7 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 6 (3.70%) DevOps
7 6 (3.70%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (3.09%) Document Management
8 5 (3.09%) ITSM
8 5 (3.09%) Patch Management
8 5 (3.09%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (2.47%) Migration
9 4 (2.47%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.11%) SQL
2 14 (8.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.32%) PHP
4 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.62%) C#
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (17.28%) MCP
2 27 (16.67%) CCNA
2 27 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (15.43%) CCNP
3 25 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (15.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 17 (10.49%) MCSE
5 10 (6.17%) MCSA
6 8 (4.94%) Degree
7 3 (1.85%) HND
7 3 (1.85%) MCDST
7 3 (1.85%) MCITP
7 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.23%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 50 (30.86%) Hyper-V
2 37 (22.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.94%) XenApp
4 7 (4.32%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (3.09%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.47%) vSphere
7 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.23%) Terminal Server
7 2 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (10.49%) SCCM
2 11 (6.79%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.09%) SCOM
4 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (2.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.23%) Linux-HA
5 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.23%) Puppet
5 2 (1.23%) WSUS
6 1 (0.62%) cPanel
6 1 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.62%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 93 (57.41%) Microsoft
2 89 (54.94%) VMware
3 51 (31.48%) Citrix
4 17 (10.49%) Cisco
5 15 (9.26%) HP
6 10 (6.17%) Sophos
6 10 (6.17%) Symantec
7 9 (5.56%) Dell
8 5 (3.09%) Apple
8 5 (3.09%) arcserve
8 5 (3.09%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (2.47%) Mitel
9 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds
10 3 (1.85%) EMC
10 3 (1.85%) MobileIron
10 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.23%) Fidessa
11 2 (1.23%) Intel
11 2 (1.23%) NetApp
11 2 (1.23%) Reuters
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
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The SmartList
Posted: 23 days ago
Northumberland
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Company Car
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £30000.00 - £41700.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago