Period
to 11 April 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 14 24 25
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 117 97 116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 10.74% 7.46% 8.69%
As % of the System Software category 59.39% 55.75% 56.31%
Number of salaries quoted 97 85 65
10th Percentile £22,544 £21,100 £22,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +29.03% -4.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £57,500 £42,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £49,482
England median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +1.35%

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 197 174 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.09% 13.38% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 174 143 130
10th Percentile £24,075 £22,300 £24,675
25th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +23.08%
75th Percentile £57,500 £49,116 £49,337
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,603 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +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 11 April 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 11 April 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 +13 93 £41,875 +39.58% 21
Durham +5 15 £27,250 -22.14% 6
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 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 84 (71.79%) Windows
2 67 (57.26%) Microsoft 365
3 66 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 61 (52.14%) Azure
5 53 (45.30%) Windows Server
6 50 (42.74%) VMware
7 41 (35.04%) DNS
8 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 33 (28.21%) PowerShell
9 29 (24.79%) Hyper-V
10 27 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
11 26 (22.22%) DHCP
11 26 (22.22%) SCCM
12 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2019
14 23 (19.66%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (19.66%) AWS
15 19 (16.24%) LAN
15 19 (16.24%) WAN
15 19 (16.24%) Firewall
16 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
16 17 (14.53%) VLAN
16 17 (14.53%) Windows 10
17 16 (13.68%) DevOps
17 16 (13.68%) Change Management
17 16 (13.68%) Linux
17 16 (13.68%) SAN
18 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
18 15 (12.82%) 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 17 (14.53%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.40%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 67 (57.26%) Microsoft 365
2 61 (52.14%) Azure
3 23 (19.66%) AWS
3 23 (19.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (11.97%) IaaS
4 14 (11.97%) PaaS
4 14 (11.97%) SaaS
5 6 (5.13%) OneDrive
6 5 (4.27%) Mimecast
7 3 (2.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 41 (35.04%) DNS
2 26 (22.22%) DHCP
3 19 (16.24%) Firewall
3 19 (16.24%) LAN
3 19 (16.24%) WAN
4 17 (14.53%) VLAN
5 16 (13.68%) SAN
6 11 (9.40%) VoIP
7 10 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
8 9 (7.69%) Wireless
9 8 (6.84%) BGP
9 8 (6.84%) OSPF
10 7 (5.98%) SSL
11 6 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (5.13%) ISDN
12 4 (3.42%) TCP/IP
13 3 (2.56%) DKIM
13 3 (2.56%) Skype
13 3 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 11 (9.40%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
4 2 (1.71%) Local Government
4 2 (1.71%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (17.09%) Support Engineer
3 18 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 15 (12.82%) IT Support
5 14 (11.97%) IT Engineer
6 12 (10.26%) Analyst
7 11 (9.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (9.40%) Technical Leader
8 9 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (6.84%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.84%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Telecoms Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Cloud Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.27%) IT Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) JSON
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.40%) Cloud Native
1 11 (9.40%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.27%) Clustering
4 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.71%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.71%) IVR
6 1 (0.85%) BYOD
6 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) PKI
6 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 84 (71.79%) Windows
2 53 (45.30%) Windows Server
3 26 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2019
6 17 (14.53%) Windows 10
7 16 (13.68%) Linux
8 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.98%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.71%) Android
12 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (13.68%) Change Management
2 16 (13.68%) DevOps
3 15 (12.82%) Configuration Management
3 15 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
4 14 (11.97%) ITSM
5 11 (9.40%) Machine Learning
5 11 (9.40%) Technical Architecture
6 10 (8.55%) ITIL
7 9 (7.69%) Migration
8 8 (6.84%) Application Packaging
8 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.84%) Project Delivery
9 7 (5.98%) Presales
9 7 (5.98%) Project Management
10 6 (5.13%) Creative Thinking
10 6 (5.13%) Customer Requirements
10 6 (5.13%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.13%) Resource Allocation
10 6 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.21%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.13%) SQL
3 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.71%) Groovy
4 2 (1.71%) Java
4 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
4 2 (1.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (11.97%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.69%) MCSE
4 8 (6.84%) CCNP
5 7 (5.98%) CCNA
6 5 (4.27%) Degree
7 2 (1.71%) CISA
7 2 (1.71%) CISSP
8 1 (0.85%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) SLA
2 3 (2.56%) GDPR
3 2 (1.71%) GRC
3 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (28.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (24.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (7.69%) vSphere
4 7 (5.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.85%) Docker
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.85%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (22.22%) SCCM
2 13 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
2 13 (11.11%) Nagios
2 13 (11.11%) SCOM
3 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (5.13%) SmoothWall
4 5 (4.27%) vCenter Server
5 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (2.56%) Terraform
7 1 (0.85%) Ansible
7 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Management
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 66 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 50 (42.74%) VMware
3 15 (12.82%) Cisco
4 13 (11.11%) McAfee
4 13 (11.11%) Mitel
4 13 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 12 (10.26%) Citrix
6 8 (6.84%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Meraki
7 6 (5.13%) ProCurve
7 6 (5.13%) Ruckus Wireless
7 6 (5.13%) Zerto
8 5 (4.27%) Sophos
9 4 (3.42%) Oracle
9 4 (3.42%) Veeam
10 3 (2.56%) arcserve
10 3 (2.56%) Dell
10 3 (2.56%) Dell KACE
10 3 (2.56%) Symantec
11 2 (1.71%) Veritas