Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 27 72
Rank change year-on-year -3 +45 -24
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 97 122 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 7.19% 8.12% 3.40%
As % of the System Software category 53.59% 59.22% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 97 105 47
North East median annual salary £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.31% +18.18% +7.84%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,250 £19,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £39,500
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 181 206 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.42% 13.71% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 158 174 85
North East median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £21,329 £21,250 £20,600
90th Percentile £61,500 £47,850 £44,000
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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +1 70 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Durham -29 16 £25,000 -29.58% 2
Northumberland - 1 £27,500 -
Teesside - 1 £27,500 -
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 88 (90.72%) Windows
2 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
3 50 (51.55%) VMware
4 46 (47.42%) Windows Server
5 43 (44.33%) Office 365
6 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
8 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (37.11%) ITIL
10 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (34.02%) DNS
12 32 (32.99%) DHCP
13 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Office
13 28 (28.87%) Hyper-V
14 23 (23.71%) SAN
14 23 (23.71%) Citrix
15 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
16 20 (20.62%) LAN
16 20 (20.62%) WAN
17 18 (18.56%) TCP/IP
17 18 (18.56%) SMTP
17 18 (18.56%) Firewall
18 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
19 16 (16.49%) Oracle
20 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
20 15 (15.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
21 14 (14.43%) Cisco
21 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
21 14 (14.43%) XenApp
21 14 (14.43%) Windows 10

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 41 (42.27%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.19%) IIS
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
6 3 (3.09%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 43 (44.33%) Office 365
2 21 (21.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (9.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (4.12%) IaaS
6 3 (3.09%) PaaS
7 2 (2.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.02%) DNS
2 32 (32.99%) DHCP
3 23 (23.71%) SAN
4 20 (20.62%) LAN
4 20 (20.62%) WAN
5 18 (18.56%) Firewall
5 18 (18.56%) SMTP
5 18 (18.56%) TCP/IP
6 13 (13.40%) VoIP
7 12 (12.37%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (10.31%) IPFIX
8 10 (10.31%) SNMP
8 10 (10.31%) VLAN
8 10 (10.31%) WLAN
9 6 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (6.19%) SMS
10 4 (4.12%) Internet
10 4 (4.12%) NAS
10 4 (4.12%) Network Security
10 4 (4.12%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.12%) Advertising
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.09%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Back Office
3 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (34.02%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Service Analyst
3 23 (23.71%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (15.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) IT Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support
9 6 (6.19%) IT Technician
9 6 (6.19%) Server Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) ITIL Service Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (4.12%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.25%) WAP
2 3 (3.09%) Web Services
3 2 (2.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.03%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) Clustering
2 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
3 4 (4.12%) Replication
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.09%) Life Science
4 3 (3.09%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.06%) iSeries
6 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (90.72%) Windows
2 46 (47.42%) Windows Server
3 42 (43.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (40.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (15.46%) Windows XP
6 14 (14.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.19%) Windows 7
8 5 (5.15%) Linux
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.09%) CentOS
10 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.09%) Unix
11 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Incident Management
3 10 (10.31%) ERP
4 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
4 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
5 7 (7.22%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (7.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 7 (7.22%) Service Management
6 6 (6.19%) B2C
6 6 (6.19%) Patch Management
6 6 (6.19%) Software Architecture
7 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) Project Management
8 4 (4.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.12%) ITSM
9 3 (3.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 3 (3.09%) OpenUP
9 3 (3.09%) People Management
9 3 (3.09%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 13 (13.40%) SQL
3 2 (2.06%) C
3 2 (2.06%) RPG
3 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.03%) C#
4 1 (1.03%) Java
4 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (8.25%) Degree
3 7 (7.22%) CCNA
3 7 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.19%) MCSA
4 6 (6.19%) MCSE
4 6 (6.19%) OCA
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.12%) CCNP
7 3 (3.09%) HND
7 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.06%) MCP
8 2 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.37%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) HIPAA
System Software
1 35 (36.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (28.87%) Hyper-V
3 14 (14.43%) XenApp
4 8 (8.25%) DFS Replication
5 3 (3.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.06%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.03%) Brightmail
7 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (15.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (8.25%) Backup Exec
2 8 (8.25%) WSUS
3 6 (6.19%) SCCM
4 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.06%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.06%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.03%) SCOM
5 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.03%) SCSM
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 50 (51.55%) VMware
3 23 (23.71%) Citrix
4 16 (16.49%) Oracle
5 14 (14.43%) Cisco
6 8 (8.25%) IBM
6 8 (8.25%) SAP
6 8 (8.25%) Workday
7 6 (6.19%) arcserve
7 6 (6.19%) CA
7 6 (6.19%) Sophos
7 6 (6.19%) Symantec
7 6 (6.19%) Veeam
7 6 (6.19%) Veritas
8 3 (3.09%) HP
8 3 (3.09%) Lotus
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.06%) Apple
9 2 (2.06%) EMC
10 1 (1.03%) Sun