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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 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 27 15 24
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 99 126 92
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 6.56% 11.10% 8.21%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 52.94% 57.86%
Number of salaries quoted 95 101 79
10th Percentile £21,350 £20,500 £21,800
25th Percentile £24,250 £25,500 £22,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £34,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -11.11%
75th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £40,375
90th Percentile £53,750 £67,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 264 238 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 17.51% 20.97% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 245 207 129
10th Percentile £24,200 £24,250 £22,125
25th Percentile £33,750 £30,750 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £44,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Tyne and Wear -23 58 £31,000 -22.50% 24
Durham +3 37 £40,000 +45.45% 10
Northumberland - 3 £34,000 - 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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 86 (86.87%) Microsoft
2 72 (72.73%) Windows
3 57 (57.58%) Windows Server
4 49 (49.49%) Azure
5 45 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
6 44 (44.44%) ITIL
7 38 (38.38%) DHCP
7 38 (38.38%) DNS
8 30 (30.30%) VMware
9 28 (28.28%) PowerShell
10 27 (27.27%) LAN
11 26 (26.26%) Hyper-V
11 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (26.26%) Incident Management
12 25 (25.25%) WAN
12 25 (25.25%) Citrix
13 24 (24.24%) TCP/IP
14 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
14 22 (22.22%) Social Skills
15 21 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 21 (21.21%) WSUS
16 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (20.20%) Security Patching
17 19 (19.19%) High Availability
17 19 (19.19%) XenApp
17 19 (19.19%) vSphere
17 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (19.19%) Patch Management
18 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 17 (17.17%) C#

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 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) IIS
5 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 49 (49.49%) Azure
2 45 (45.45%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (17.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.06%) Mimecast
5 5 (5.05%) AWS
6 3 (3.03%) GCP
7 2 (2.02%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.02%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.02%) PowerApps
8 1 (1.01%) Azure Monitor
8 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (38.38%) DHCP
1 38 (38.38%) DNS
2 27 (27.27%) LAN
3 25 (25.25%) WAN
4 24 (24.24%) TCP/IP
5 14 (14.14%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (12.12%) Firewall
7 8 (8.08%) WLAN
8 7 (7.07%) VPN
9 5 (5.05%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (5.05%) Skype
9 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
9 5 (5.05%) VLAN
9 5 (5.05%) Wireless
10 4 (4.04%) BGP
10 4 (4.04%) IPv4
10 4 (4.04%) IPv6
10 4 (4.04%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (3.03%) NAS
11 3 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) ERwin
1 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.01%) PVCS
General
1 22 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 4 (4.04%) Public Sector
4 3 (3.03%) Documentation Skills
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
6 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.01%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.19%) Support Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Administrator
3 17 (17.17%) Systems Administrator
4 16 (16.16%) IT Support
5 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (14.14%) VMWare Administrator
6 14 (14.14%) Wintel Administrator
6 14 (14.14%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 13 (13.13%) IT Engineer
8 11 (11.11%) Service Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Desktop Support
11 6 (6.06%) Network Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
12 4 (4.04%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) LDAP
2 1 (1.01%) REST
2 1 (1.01%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.04%) Replication
2 3 (3.03%) CMDB
2 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.02%) Cyberattack
3 2 (2.02%) NHS
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) CCTV
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) iPad
4 1 (1.01%) iPhone
4 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Tandem
4 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (72.73%) Windows
2 57 (57.58%) Windows Server
3 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2016
4 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (19.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.07%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.05%) Android
9 4 (4.04%) Linux
10 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.02%) Unix
12 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.01%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) ITIL
2 26 (26.26%) Incident Management
3 21 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (20.20%) Security Patching
5 19 (19.19%) High Availability
5 19 (19.19%) Patch Management
6 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 14 (14.14%) Computer Science
7 14 (14.14%) Mathematics
8 11 (11.11%) Asset Management
8 11 (11.11%) ITSM
9 8 (8.08%) Migration
10 6 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.06%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.05%) Project Delivery
11 5 (5.05%) Time Management
12 4 (4.04%) Coaching
12 4 (4.04%) ITIL V3
12 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.04%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) PowerShell
2 17 (17.17%) C#
2 17 (17.17%) VB.NET
3 6 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) Bash
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.04%) CCNA
3 4 (4.04%) CCNP
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.01%) MCSA
6 1 (1.01%) MCSE
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (26.26%) Hyper-V
1 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.19%) vSphere
2 19 (19.19%) XenApp
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.21%) WSUS
2 14 (14.14%) NetBackup
3 7 (7.07%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.05%) SCCM
5 3 (3.03%) Terraform
6 2 (2.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (2.02%) Ansible
6 2 (2.02%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.01%) SCOM
7 1 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (86.87%) Microsoft
2 30 (30.30%) VMware
3 25 (25.25%) Citrix
4 14 (14.14%) Veritas
5 7 (7.07%) Cisco
6 5 (5.05%) Mitel
7 4 (4.04%) Meraki
8 3 (3.03%) Google
8 3 (3.03%) Snow
9 2 (2.02%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle
9 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.01%) Adobe
10 1 (1.01%) Avaya
10 1 (1.01%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.01%) Veeam
10 1 (1.01%) Zerto