Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 30 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 +24 -21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 90 104 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.26% 7.21% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category 62.07% 67.97% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68 94 90
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76% -13.92%
10th Percentile £21,175 £21,538 £18,950
90th Percentile £51,500 £43,750 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -26.67%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 145 153 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 13.31% 10.60% 9.78%
Number of salaries quoted 109 128 167
Northamptonshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -14.10% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,250 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -9.33%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Northamptonshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Northampton +1 45 £30,000 - 1
Wellingborough 0 12 £31,500 +36.96% 1
Kettering -1 9 £29,000 -9.38%
Corby - 4 £21,000 -
Brackley 0 3 £55,000 +69.23%
Daventry - 3 £22,000 -
Towcester - 2 £24,000 -
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 80 (88.89%) Windows
2 52 (57.78%) DNS
3 46 (51.11%) DHCP
3 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
4 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 38 (42.22%) SCCM
6 37 (41.11%) Hyper-V
7 33 (36.67%) ITIL
8 32 (35.56%) SAN
8 32 (35.56%) VMware
8 32 (35.56%) Office 365
9 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (30.00%) Cisco
10 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
11 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (24.44%) Firewall
13 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
14 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
15 14 (15.56%) HP
15 14 (15.56%) Citrix
15 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.44%) Windows 8
16 13 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (13.33%) Network Management
17 12 (13.33%) IIS
18 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 27 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.33%) IIS
3 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (35.56%) Office 365
2 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (57.78%) DNS
2 46 (51.11%) DHCP
3 32 (35.56%) SAN
4 27 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 22 (24.44%) Firewall
6 9 (10.00%) LAN
7 8 (8.89%) NAS
7 8 (8.89%) WAN
8 7 (7.78%) NetScaler
8 7 (7.78%) Remote Desktop
8 7 (7.78%) VPN
9 6 (6.67%) VLAN
10 5 (5.56%) Intranet
11 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
12 3 (3.33%) Extranet
12 3 (3.33%) Internet
13 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (2.22%) Network Security
13 2 (2.22%) Skype
14 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (4.44%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Finance
3 2 (2.22%) Law
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Analyst
2 17 (18.89%) Support Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Administrator
3 16 (17.78%) IT Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) IT Support
3 16 (17.78%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (13.33%) IT Administrator
5 12 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
6 10 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Server Engineer
7 9 (10.00%) Server Support
8 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
1 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) CSS
2 2 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) Clustering
2 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.44%) User Experience
5 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) Replication
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (88.89%) Windows
2 46 (51.11%) Windows Server
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (21.11%) Windows 10
4 19 (21.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
5 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.33%) Apple iOS
8 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.22%) Linux
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (36.67%) ITIL
2 12 (13.33%) Network Management
3 8 (8.89%) Matrix Management
3 8 (8.89%) Matrix Organization
4 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.67%) ITSM
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) Service Management
6 5 (5.56%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.44%) Change Management
7 4 (4.44%) Information Security
7 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (4.44%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (3.33%) Coaching
8 3 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.33%) ITIL V2
8 3 (3.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (2.22%) PHP
3 2 (2.22%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) C
4 1 (1.11%) VB
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.78%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (7.78%) MCSE
3 5 (5.56%) MCITP
3 5 (5.56%) MCSA
4 4 (4.44%) MCP
4 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.33%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (41.11%) Hyper-V
2 23 (25.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (14.44%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (12.22%) XenApp
5 8 (8.89%) Terminal Services
6 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.22%) vSphere
7 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 38 (42.22%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.44%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) WSUS
4 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) VMware
3 27 (30.00%) Cisco
4 14 (15.56%) Citrix
4 14 (15.56%) HP
5 6 (6.67%) NetApp
6 5 (5.56%) IBM
7 4 (4.44%) Apple
8 3 (3.33%) Capita
8 3 (3.33%) McAfee
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 3 (3.33%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.33%) Symantec
8 3 (3.33%) Veeam
9 2 (2.22%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.11%) Brocade
10 1 (1.11%) EMC
10 1 (1.11%) FalconStor
10 1 (1.11%) Mitel
10 1 (1.11%) Sophos