Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 18 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 +49 -30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 119 130 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.50% 9.85% 3.54%
As % of the System Software category 62.63% 67.01% 53.93%
Number of salaries quoted 121 121 40
North East median annual salary £30,000 £29,000 £22,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +27.75% -12.69%
10th Percentile £20,813 £20,900 £18,750
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £38,450
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 190 194 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.97% 14.70% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 173 174 76
North East median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £43,750 £46,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -7 86 £30,000 +9.09% 22
Durham -15 25 £28,000 -27.27% 11
Northumberland - 1 £27,500 -
Teesside - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 101 (84.87%) Windows
2 80 (67.23%) Microsoft
3 60 (50.42%) VMware
4 58 (48.74%) MS Exchange
5 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
6 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (39.50%) Office 365
7 47 (39.50%) ITIL
8 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (34.45%) DHCP
9 41 (34.45%) DNS
10 35 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
12 32 (26.89%) Hyper-V
13 31 (26.05%) Citrix
14 28 (23.53%) SAN
15 26 (21.85%) WAN
16 25 (21.01%) LAN
17 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 23 (19.33%) Firewall
19 22 (18.49%) PowerShell
20 20 (16.81%) Windows 10
20 20 (16.81%) SMTP
20 20 (16.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
22 18 (15.13%) SQL
23 17 (14.29%) Oracle
24 16 (13.45%) Windows XP
24 16 (13.45%) VLAN
25 15 (12.61%) Cisco

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 58 (48.74%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (5.88%) IIS
6 6 (5.04%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.84%) JBoss
9 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (27.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.50%) Office 365
2 24 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.40%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.20%) G Suite
6 4 (3.36%) IaaS
6 4 (3.36%) PaaS
7 3 (2.52%) SaaS
8 1 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.84%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (34.45%) DHCP
1 41 (34.45%) DNS
2 28 (23.53%) SAN
3 26 (21.85%) WAN
4 25 (21.01%) LAN
5 23 (19.33%) Firewall
6 20 (16.81%) SMTP
7 19 (15.97%) TCP/IP
8 16 (13.45%) VLAN
9 14 (11.76%) VoIP
10 13 (10.92%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (9.24%) IPFIX
11 11 (9.24%) SNMP
11 11 (9.24%) WLAN
12 7 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (5.04%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (5.04%) Skype
13 6 (5.04%) SMS
13 6 (5.04%) VPN
14 5 (4.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (4.20%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Advertising
2 4 (3.36%) Retail
3 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Law
4 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (27.73%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Service Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 22 (18.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) IT Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) IT Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Consultant
6 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) IT Support
7 7 (5.88%) Server Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (5.04%) IT Technician
9 5 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (4.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.20%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) WAP
2 5 (4.20%) Software Packaging
3 4 (3.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.76%) Clustering
2 7 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.20%) Replication
5 3 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.68%) iSeries
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) PKI
7 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 101 (84.87%) Windows
2 55 (46.22%) Windows Server
3 48 (40.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (38.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.81%) Windows 10
6 16 (13.45%) Windows XP
7 11 (9.24%) Windows 7
8 5 (4.20%) Linux
8 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.36%) CentOS
9 4 (3.36%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.68%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.84%) Android
11 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.84%) Unix
11 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (39.50%) ITIL
2 13 (10.92%) Incident Management
3 11 (9.24%) ERP
4 10 (8.40%) Patch Management
5 9 (7.56%) Mathematics
6 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (6.72%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 7 (5.88%) Software Architecture
8 6 (5.04%) B2C
8 6 (5.04%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.04%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.20%) ITSM
9 5 (4.20%) Project Management
9 5 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) Service Management
10 4 (3.36%) Asset Management
10 4 (3.36%) Change Control
10 4 (3.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.36%) Malware Detection/Protection
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.49%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) C
4 2 (1.68%) RPG
5 1 (0.84%) Java
5 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) Degree
3 10 (8.40%) CCNA
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (6.72%) MCSA
4 8 (6.72%) MCSE
5 7 (5.88%) CCNP
5 7 (5.88%) OCA
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle Certification
6 6 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (2.52%) MCP
9 2 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.84%) MCITP
10 1 (0.84%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) HIPAA
System Software
1 35 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (26.89%) Hyper-V
3 13 (10.92%) XenApp
4 9 (7.56%) DFS Replication
5 5 (4.20%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.68%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 12 (10.08%) Backup Exec
2 12 (10.08%) SCCM
3 9 (7.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.68%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.68%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 80 (67.23%) Microsoft
2 60 (50.42%) VMware
3 31 (26.05%) Citrix
4 17 (14.29%) Oracle
5 15 (12.61%) Cisco
6 9 (7.56%) IBM
7 8 (6.72%) SAP
7 8 (6.72%) Workday
8 7 (5.88%) arcserve
8 7 (5.88%) CA
8 7 (5.88%) Sophos
8 7 (5.88%) Symantec
8 7 (5.88%) Veeam
8 7 (5.88%) Veritas
9 5 (4.20%) Google
10 4 (3.36%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.52%) Mitel
12 2 (1.68%) EMC
12 2 (1.68%) HP
12 2 (1.68%) Meraki