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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England / North East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 39 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.78% 7.58% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 53.42% 66.30% 53.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 42
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £21,560
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £44,250 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
% change year-on-year - -4.12%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 73 92 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 12.70% 11.43% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 79
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +27.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £37,550 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -13 21 £27,500 -8.33% 4
Durham -5 7 £20,000 -33.33% 3
Teesside - 2 £36,500 -
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 78 (67.24%) Windows
2 55 (47.41%) Microsoft
3 52 (44.83%) DNS
3 52 (44.83%) VMware
4 49 (42.24%) Citrix
5 41 (35.34%) DHCP
6 36 (31.03%) Windows Server
7 34 (29.31%) ITIL
8 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
10 30 (25.86%) MS Exchange
10 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (24.14%) Hyper-V
13 26 (22.41%) Office 365
14 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (19.83%) Firewall
15 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
15 23 (19.83%) Cisco
16 21 (18.10%) Linux
17 19 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
18 18 (15.52%) SAN
19 17 (14.66%) SQL
19 17 (14.66%) Amazon RDS
20 16 (13.79%) Presales
20 16 (13.79%) Incident Management
21 15 (12.93%) SCCM
21 15 (12.93%) SLA
22 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
22 13 (11.21%) Clustering

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 30 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.76%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.17%) Apache
4 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.59%) IIS
7 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.86%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.45%) Abaqus
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) Office 365
2 25 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (16.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.17%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (4.31%) Route 53
6 4 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (2.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (2.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 3 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (2.59%) PaaS
8 1 (0.86%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 52 (44.83%) DNS
2 41 (35.34%) DHCP
3 23 (19.83%) Firewall
3 23 (19.83%) TCP/IP
4 18 (15.52%) SAN
5 12 (10.34%) SMTP
6 11 (9.48%) VLAN
7 10 (8.62%) DMZ
8 9 (7.76%) Skype
9 8 (6.90%) VoIP
10 7 (6.03%) VPN
11 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (3.45%) Internet
12 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.45%) LAN
13 3 (2.59%) Network Security
13 3 (2.59%) WAN
14 2 (1.72%) WLAN
15 1 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (2.59%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.86%) MS Access
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (4.31%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (0.86%) Back Office
4 1 (0.86%) Retail
4 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Analyst
2 26 (22.41%) Service Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (19.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (15.52%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (14.66%) Support Engineer
7 13 (11.21%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (11.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (10.34%) IT Engineer
8 12 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (9.48%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (9.48%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (6.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Microsoft Engineer
11 7 (6.03%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.62%) Web Services
2 6 (5.17%) WAP
3 5 (4.31%) LAMP
4 1 (0.86%) .NET
4 1 (0.86%) HTML
4 1 (0.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Clustering
2 7 (6.03%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.03%) Replication
3 5 (4.31%) Life Science
4 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.45%) PKI
5 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.86%) AS400
7 1 (0.86%) iPad
7 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.24%) Windows
2 36 (31.03%) Windows Server
3 32 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 30 (25.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (18.10%) Linux
6 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.76%) CentOS
8 9 (7.76%) Ubuntu
9 7 (6.03%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.31%) Unix
11 4 (3.45%) Debian
12 1 (0.86%) Android
12 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) ITIL
2 16 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 16 (13.79%) Presales
3 12 (10.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 12 (10.34%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 11 (9.48%) Statistics
5 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
6 8 (6.90%) Service Management
7 7 (6.03%) ITSM
7 7 (6.03%) Migration
8 6 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (5.17%) DevOps
9 5 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.31%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) Application Packaging
10 4 (3.45%) Change Management
10 4 (3.45%) Open Source
11 3 (2.59%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.66%) SQL
2 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.17%) PHP
4 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.45%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.86%) C#
6 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.48%) CCNA
2 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.48%) MCP
3 10 (8.62%) CCNP
4 9 (7.76%) MCSE
4 9 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (6.90%) HND
6 5 (4.31%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.45%) Degree
7 4 (3.45%) MCSA
8 2 (1.72%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.86%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.86%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.86%) MCITP
9 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.93%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (24.14%) Hyper-V
3 12 (10.34%) XenApp
4 7 (6.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (6.03%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.31%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.86%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.93%) SCCM
2 10 (8.62%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.03%) vCenter Server
4 4 (3.45%) Linux-HA
4 4 (3.45%) Puppet
5 3 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.72%) SCOM
7 1 (0.86%) cPanel
7 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.86%) SCSM
7 1 (0.86%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 55 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 52 (44.83%) VMware
3 49 (42.24%) Citrix
4 23 (19.83%) Cisco
5 10 (8.62%) HP
5 10 (8.62%) Sophos
5 10 (8.62%) Symantec
6 5 (4.31%) Apple
6 5 (4.31%) arcserve
6 5 (4.31%) Dell
6 5 (4.31%) Extreme Networks
7 4 (3.45%) Intel
7 4 (3.45%) Lotus
7 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.72%) Remedy
9 1 (0.86%) Google
9 1 (0.86%) Juniper
9 1 (0.86%) NetApp
9 1 (0.86%) Peregrine
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
Durham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum Company car or car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Waterstons
Salary: plus benefits (negotiable subject to experience & proven track record)
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago