Period
to 23 May 2018

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 6 months to 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 18 39
Rank change year-on-year -28 +21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 93 130 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.41% 10.52% 6.43%
As % of the System Software category 57.06% 74.29% 59.15%
Number of salaries quoted 84 129 77
North East median annual salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £42,000 £37,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 163 175 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 9.48% 14.16% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 136 166 128
North East median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.76% +3.28%
10th Percentile £19,250 £18,250 £20,200
90th Percentile £62,125 £41,875 £43,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 6 months to 23 May 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -36 64 £30,000 +9.09% 8
Durham +13 27 £28,750 +6.48% 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 North East region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 79 (84.95%) Windows
2 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 40 (43.01%) ITIL
3 40 (43.01%) Windows Server
4 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Office
5 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
6 24 (25.81%) VMware
7 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 22 (23.66%) Office 365
9 21 (22.58%) Windows 7
10 20 (21.51%) DHCP
10 20 (21.51%) DNS
11 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
11 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
12 16 (17.20%) SQL
13 14 (15.05%) LAN
13 14 (15.05%) WAN
13 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
14 13 (13.98%) Citrix
14 13 (13.98%) Firewall
15 12 (12.90%) Cisco
15 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (12.90%) SMS
15 12 (12.90%) SCCM
16 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
16 11 (11.83%) VoIP
17 10 (10.75%) SAN
17 10 (10.75%) ERP

Active Directory
Co-occurring 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 26 (27.96%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.30%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.15%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 23 (24.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (23.66%) Office 365
3 14 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.53%) G Suite
5 3 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.15%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.08%) IaaS
7 1 (1.08%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.51%) DHCP
1 20 (21.51%) DNS
2 14 (15.05%) LAN
2 14 (15.05%) WAN
3 13 (13.98%) Firewall
4 12 (12.90%) SMS
5 11 (11.83%) VoIP
6 10 (10.75%) SAN
7 9 (9.68%) TCP/IP
8 8 (8.60%) Skype
8 8 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (6.45%) VLAN
10 5 (5.38%) Value-Added Service
11 4 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (3.23%) NAS
12 3 (3.23%) SMTP
12 3 (3.23%) VPN
13 2 (2.15%) Reverse Proxy
14 1 (1.08%) iSCSI
14 1 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (3.23%) MySQL
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (9.68%) Finance
1 9 (9.68%) Marketing
2 7 (7.53%) Back Office
3 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.38%) Retail
5 4 (4.30%) Games
6 3 (3.23%) Law
7 2 (2.15%) Legal
7 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (21.51%) Analyst
2 15 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (15.05%) Service Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (11.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Service Manager
6 7 (7.53%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.38%) Auditor
8 5 (5.38%) Help Desk Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.38%) Internal Auditor
8 5 (5.38%) IT Auditor
8 5 (5.38%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) Web Services
2 3 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.38%) User Experience
3 4 (4.30%) Online Games
4 3 (3.23%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.23%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.15%) iPad
5 2 (2.15%) iPhone
6 1 (1.08%) Clustering
6 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (84.95%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Windows Server
3 21 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 17 (18.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (17.20%) Windows 10
6 14 (15.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.68%) Linux
8 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.15%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.08%) Android
11 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) ITIL
2 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.75%) ERP
4 9 (9.68%) Business Transformation
5 7 (7.53%) ITSM
6 6 (6.45%) CRM
6 6 (6.45%) Information Security
7 5 (5.38%) Internal Audit
7 5 (5.38%) IT Audit
7 5 (5.38%) Line Management
7 5 (5.38%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (5.38%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.38%) SAP Security
7 5 (5.38%) Service Management
8 4 (4.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (4.30%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.30%) Process Improvement
8 4 (4.30%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.23%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) PowerShell
2 16 (17.20%) SQL
3 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.60%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (7.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (7.53%) MCSE
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 3 (3.23%) CCNA
5 3 (3.23%) CCNP
5 3 (3.23%) CISA
5 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.23%) CISSP
5 3 (3.23%) MCSA
6 2 (2.15%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCITP
7 1 (1.08%) MCTS
7 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.68%) SLA
2 5 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (10.75%) Hyper-V
2 8 (8.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.30%) vSphere
5 2 (2.15%) XenApp
5 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.90%) SCCM
2 6 (6.45%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 51 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (25.81%) VMware
3 13 (13.98%) Citrix
4 12 (12.90%) Cisco
5 9 (9.68%) Oracle
5 9 (9.68%) SAP
6 8 (8.60%) Google
7 6 (6.45%) Sun
7 6 (6.45%) Symantec
8 5 (5.38%) Mitel
9 4 (4.30%) Avaya
9 4 (4.30%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.30%) Workday
10 3 (3.23%) Dell
10 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 3 (3.23%) Meraki
10 3 (3.23%) Sophos
11 2 (2.15%) MobileIron
12 1 (1.08%) Lotus
12 1 (1.08%) ServiceNow