The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 24 42
Rank change year-on-year -17 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 45 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northampton 3.17% 8.18% 5.75%
As % of the System Software category 40.00% 61.64% 46.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 32
Median salary £30,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.44% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £18,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £41,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

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 Northampton with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Northampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30 73 81
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 7.92% 13.27% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 61 68
Median salary £30,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £21,375 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northampton.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Northampton

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Northampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northampton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) DHCP
2 22 (43.14%) DNS
3 18 (35.29%) ITIL
3 18 (35.29%) SCCM
4 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (33.33%) Cisco
4 17 (33.33%) SAN
5 16 (31.37%) SCOM
5 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
6 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 14 (27.45%) Matrix Management
7 14 (27.45%) Matrix Organization
8 13 (25.49%) SQL
8 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 12 (23.53%) Finance
10 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
10 11 (21.57%) IIS
10 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (21.57%) Knowledge Management
10 11 (21.57%) Retail
11 10 (19.61%) Terminal Services
12 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (17.65%) CCNA
12 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
13 8 (15.69%) Office 365
13 8 (15.69%) VMware
14 7 (13.73%) Firewall
14 7 (13.73%) LAN
14 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 11 (21.57%) IIS
2 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
2 5 (9.80%) SaaS
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) DHCP
1 22 (43.14%) DNS
2 17 (33.33%) SAN
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) LAN
4 6 (11.76%) VLAN
4 6 (11.76%) WAN
5 5 (9.80%) Skype
6 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.92%) FTP
7 2 (3.92%) ICMP
7 2 (3.92%) IMAP
7 2 (3.92%) Internet
7 2 (3.92%) LDAP
7 2 (3.92%) NAS
7 2 (3.92%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.92%) POP3
7 2 (3.92%) SMTP
7 2 (3.92%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (21.57%) Manufacturing
2 11 (21.57%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Administrator
2 11 (21.57%) IT Support
3 10 (19.61%) IT Administrator
3 10 (19.61%) IT Systems Administrator
3 10 (19.61%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) Security Specialist
4 6 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Applications Support
5 5 (9.80%) Graduate
5 5 (9.80%) Graduate Applications Support
5 5 (9.80%) Graduate IT Support
5 5 (9.80%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) Information Specialist
5 5 (9.80%) IT Graduate
5 5 (9.80%) Junior
5 5 (9.80%) Junior Applications Support
5 5 (9.80%) Junior IT Support
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) iPad
3 5 (9.80%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) ITIL
2 14 (27.45%) Matrix Management
2 14 (27.45%) Matrix Organization
3 11 (21.57%) Knowledge Management
4 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 7 (13.73%) Server Patching
6 6 (11.76%) Information Security
6 6 (11.76%) SIEM
7 5 (9.80%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (9.80%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) B2B
9 3 (5.88%) Project Management
10 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.96%) Email Filtering
11 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.96%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) CCNA
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CISSP
2 6 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
2 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
3 5 (9.80%) CCNP
4 4 (7.84%) MCP
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCSA
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 1 (1.96%) CEH
7 1 (1.96%) CISA
7 1 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.96%) MCDST
7 1 (1.96%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) PCI DSS
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 10 (19.61%) Terminal Services
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) SCCM
2 16 (31.37%) SCOM
3 5 (9.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.69%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) NetApp
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
6 2 (3.92%) F5
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky