Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 20 21 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 +13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 115 88 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 9.72% 8.87% 6.92%
As % of the System Software category 48.52% 60.69% 52.10%
Number of salaries quoted 92 75 51
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,400 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £24,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,750 £31,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +21.77% -11.43% +27.27%
75th Percentile £55,625 £40,750 £41,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £46,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.11%

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 237 145 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.03% 14.62% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 208 122 103
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,000 £22,650
25th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £34,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -13.92% +12.86%
75th Percentile £57,500 £44,313 £52,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% +5.26%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the North East over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +8 92 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Durham -2 14 £27,500 -16.67% 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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 88 (76.52%) Windows
2 77 (66.96%) Microsoft
3 69 (60.00%) Azure
4 67 (58.26%) Microsoft 365
5 48 (41.74%) VMware
6 46 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 35 (30.43%) PowerShell
9 34 (29.57%) Social Skills
10 30 (26.09%) AWS
11 28 (24.35%) DNS
12 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2016
13 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
13 23 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 23 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
13 23 (20.00%) WAN
14 22 (19.13%) LAN
14 22 (19.13%) Hyper-V
15 21 (18.26%) Linux
16 20 (17.39%) SCCM
16 20 (17.39%) DevOps
17 19 (16.52%) IaaS
17 19 (16.52%) DHCP
18 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
18 18 (15.65%) Firewall
19 17 (14.78%) Change Management
19 17 (14.78%) SAN
19 17 (14.78%) PaaS
19 17 (14.78%) Problem-Solving

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 18 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.96%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.74%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 69 (60.00%) Azure
2 67 (58.26%) Microsoft 365
3 30 (26.09%) AWS
4 23 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (16.52%) IaaS
6 17 (14.78%) PaaS
7 16 (13.91%) SaaS
8 7 (6.09%) GCP
9 6 (5.22%) OneDrive
10 3 (2.61%) Azure Sentinel
11 1 (0.87%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 28 (24.35%) DNS
2 23 (20.00%) WAN
3 22 (19.13%) LAN
4 19 (16.52%) DHCP
5 18 (15.65%) Firewall
6 17 (14.78%) SAN
7 13 (11.30%) VLAN
8 9 (7.83%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (6.96%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (6.09%) SSL
10 7 (6.09%) Wireless
11 6 (5.22%) VoIP
11 6 (5.22%) VPN
12 4 (3.48%) BGP
12 4 (3.48%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.48%) DKIM
12 4 (3.48%) DMARC
12 4 (3.48%) ISDN
12 4 (3.48%) OSPF
13 3 (2.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 34 (29.57%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.48%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.61%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (1.74%) Local Government
6 2 (1.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (15.65%) Support Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) IT Support
3 12 (10.43%) Network Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Analyst
4 11 (9.57%) IT Engineer
4 11 (9.57%) Technical Leader
5 8 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Cloud Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Consultant
7 6 (5.22%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) IT Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Senior IT Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) .NET
1 2 (1.74%) LDAP
2 1 (0.87%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.87%) JSON
2 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.17%) Cloud Native
1 14 (12.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (3.48%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.74%) HP Storage
3 2 (1.74%) IVR
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) BYOD
4 1 (0.87%) Clustering
4 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.87%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (76.52%) Windows
2 46 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (21.74%) Windows Server 2016
4 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 21 (18.26%) Linux
6 16 (13.91%) Windows 7
7 15 (13.04%) Windows 10
8 8 (6.96%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.74%) Android
10 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.87%) Unix
11 1 (0.87%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (17.39%) DevOps
3 17 (14.78%) Change Management
3 17 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (13.91%) Configuration Management
4 16 (13.91%) ITSM
5 15 (13.04%) Cost Management
6 14 (12.17%) Machine Learning
7 11 (9.57%) Migration
7 11 (9.57%) Technical Architecture
8 10 (8.70%) ITIL
9 9 (7.83%) Project Management
10 8 (6.96%) Project Delivery
11 7 (6.09%) Application Packaging
12 6 (5.22%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (5.22%) Information Security
12 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
12 6 (5.22%) Resource Allocation
13 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.70%) SQL
3 3 (2.61%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.74%) Groovy
4 2 (1.74%) Java
4 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.74%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (6.09%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (6.09%) MCSE
3 5 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (3.48%) CCNP
5 3 (2.61%) CCNA
6 2 (1.74%) CISA
6 2 (1.74%) CISSP
6 2 (1.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) SLA
2 3 (2.61%) GDPR
3 2 (1.74%) GRC
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (31.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (19.13%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (5.22%) vSphere
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (1.74%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.74%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.87%) Docker
7 1 (0.87%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (17.39%) SCCM
2 13 (11.30%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (11.30%) Nagios
2 13 (11.30%) SCOM
3 6 (5.22%) Terraform
4 4 (3.48%) SmoothWall
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.74%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 1 (0.87%) Ansible
7 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 77 (66.96%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.74%) VMware
3 13 (11.30%) McAfee
3 13 (11.30%) SolarWinds
4 12 (10.43%) Cisco
5 11 (9.57%) Citrix
6 7 (6.09%) HP
7 6 (5.22%) Meraki
7 6 (5.22%) Zerto
8 4 (3.48%) Mitel
8 4 (3.48%) Oracle
8 4 (3.48%) ProCurve
8 4 (3.48%) Ruckus Wireless
8 4 (3.48%) Sophos
8 4 (3.48%) Veeam
9 3 (2.61%) arcserve
9 3 (2.61%) Dell
9 3 (2.61%) Dell KACE
10 1 (0.87%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.87%) NetApp