Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 115 97 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 11.00% 7.43% 7.08%
As % of the System Software category 56.37% 69.29% 60.26%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 88
Northamptonshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +32.80% -8.09%
10th Percentile £23,625 £24,500 £19,925
90th Percentile £60,300 £55,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

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 204 140 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 19.52% 10.73% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 138 124 137
Northamptonshire median annual salary £43,750 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +28.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £24,925 £25,200 £21,750
90th Percentile £71,500 £57,500 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +5 60 £47,500 +13.10% 5
Kettering +11 11 £42,500 +93.18%
Brackley -1 11 - -
Wellingborough 0 9 £25,500 +2.00%
Corby +7 1 £26,000 -20.00%
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 90 (78.26%) Windows
2 78 (67.83%) Microsoft
3 63 (54.78%) Windows Server
4 48 (41.74%) VMware
5 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
5 34 (29.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (26.96%) ITIL
7 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (22.61%) Citrix
8 26 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
9 24 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (20.00%) SQL
11 21 (18.26%) Office 365
11 21 (18.26%) Windows 10
12 20 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (17.39%) DHCP
13 19 (16.52%) SAN
14 18 (15.65%) Cisco
14 18 (15.65%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (15.65%) DNS
14 18 (15.65%) Self-Motivation
15 16 (13.91%) Cybersecurity
15 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
15 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (13.04%) Terminal Services
16 15 (13.04%) Skype
16 15 (13.04%) Skype for Business
16 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 34 (29.57%) MS Exchange
2 15 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (25.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.87%) Line 50
1 1 (0.87%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 34 (29.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.26%) Office 365
3 11 (9.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.48%) IaaS
5 4 (3.48%) SaaS
6 3 (2.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) DHCP
2 19 (16.52%) SAN
3 18 (15.65%) DNS
4 15 (13.04%) Skype
5 12 (10.43%) Firewall
6 9 (7.83%) Unified Communications
7 6 (5.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (5.22%) VLAN
8 5 (4.35%) NAS
8 5 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.48%) LAN
10 3 (2.61%) WAN
11 2 (1.74%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.87%) SSH
12 1 (0.87%) VPN
12 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.87%) MySQL
General
1 14 (12.17%) Banking
1 14 (12.17%) Finance
2 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Publishing
4 4 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Analyst
2 15 (13.04%) Administrator
2 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Security Manager
4 13 (11.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (10.43%) Active Directory Specialist
5 12 (10.43%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Active Directory Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Office 365 Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Active Directory Administrator
8 8 (6.96%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) Web Services
2 1 (0.87%) CSS
2 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.65%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (12.17%) Fintech
4 9 (7.83%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.96%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (6.09%) Clustering
7 6 (5.22%) e-Learning
8 4 (3.48%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.74%) FMCG
9 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 90 (78.26%) Windows
2 63 (54.78%) Windows Server
3 21 (18.26%) Windows 10
4 12 (10.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (7.83%) Apple iOS
5 9 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.96%) Unix
7 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.74%) Linux
10 1 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.96%) ITIL
2 24 (20.87%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (13.91%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (12.17%) Business Transformation
5 14 (12.17%) Information Security
6 9 (7.83%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (6.09%) Multichannel Retail
8 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.22%) Mentoring
8 6 (5.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (5.22%) Patch Management
8 6 (5.22%) Server Building
8 6 (5.22%) Service Design
8 6 (5.22%) Service Management
9 5 (4.35%) ITSM
9 5 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (3.48%) Collaborative Working
10 4 (3.48%) Fraud Detection
10 4 (3.48%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (9.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (15.65%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (12.17%) MCSE
4 12 (10.43%) CCNA
4 12 (10.43%) CCNP
5 10 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (6.96%) CCA
6 8 (6.96%) MCSA
7 6 (5.22%) Degree
7 6 (5.22%) HNC
7 6 (5.22%) HND
7 6 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (5.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.61%) MCP
9 1 (0.87%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (6.96%) GDPR
3 4 (3.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (22.61%) Hyper-V
1 26 (22.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.04%) Terminal Services
3 11 (9.57%) XenApp
3 11 (9.57%) XenDesktop
4 9 (7.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Ansible
1 9 (7.83%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (7.83%) XenMobile
2 6 (5.22%) SCCM
3 3 (2.61%) SCVMM
3 3 (2.61%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (67.83%) Microsoft
2 48 (41.74%) VMware
3 26 (22.61%) Citrix
4 18 (15.65%) Cisco
5 13 (11.30%) Apple
6 6 (5.22%) Barracuda Networks
6 6 (5.22%) Juniper
6 6 (5.22%) Virgin Media
7 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.61%) NetApp
8 3 (2.61%) Symantec
8 3 (2.61%) Veeam
9 2 (1.74%) SAP
10 1 (0.87%) Dell
10 1 (0.87%) HP
10 1 (0.87%) IBM
10 1 (0.87%) Sage