Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 19 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 +22
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 101 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 8.50% 9.17% 6.69%
As % of the System Software category 51.02% 65.16% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 85
Northamptonshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +21.57%
10th Percentile £20,150 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,300 £55,000 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% -10.45% +19.64%

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 196 155 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.67% 14.08% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 143 121 130
Northamptonshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +13.48% -9.62%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £24,525
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,250 £53,300
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,125
% change year-on-year +14.29% -0.36% +3.31%

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 16 December 2018.

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 16 December 2018. 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 +7 79 £30,000 - 8
Wellingborough -3 6 £22,000 -30.16% 2
Kettering 0 5 £42,500 +50.44% 4
Active Directory
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, 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 75 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 69 (69.00%) Windows
3 45 (45.00%) Hyper-V
4 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
5 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 35 (35.00%) VMware
6 30 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (28.00%) DHCP
7 28 (28.00%) DNS
8 27 (27.00%) Office 365
9 26 (26.00%) SAN
10 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 25 (25.00%) ITIL
11 24 (24.00%) Cisco
11 24 (24.00%) SCCM
12 23 (23.00%) Citrix
12 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
13 21 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
13 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 19 (19.00%) Patch Management
15 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (17.00%) Clustering
16 17 (17.00%) VLAN
16 17 (17.00%) Network Load Balancing
17 16 (16.00%) Finance
17 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
17 16 (16.00%) SQL

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 35 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.00%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (7.00%) IIS
6 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (27.00%) Office 365
3 21 (21.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.00%) IaaS
6 1 (1.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (28.00%) DHCP
1 28 (28.00%) DNS
2 26 (26.00%) SAN
3 25 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.00%) VLAN
5 11 (11.00%) NAS
6 9 (9.00%) LAN
7 8 (8.00%) WAN
8 5 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (4.00%) Firewall
10 2 (2.00%) DWDM
10 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (2.00%) IPsec
10 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
10 2 (2.00%) MPLS
10 2 (2.00%) Skype
10 2 (2.00%) SNMP
10 2 (2.00%) Wireless
11 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Analyst
2 19 (19.00%) Administrator
3 14 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (12.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 12 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (8.00%) Active Directory Specialist
8 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Active Directory Administrator
9 6 (6.00%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) IT Support
10 5 (5.00%) IT Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.00%) Software Packaging
1 2 (2.00%) Web Services
2 1 (1.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.00%) Clustering
2 14 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.00%) Fat Client
3 12 (12.00%) Thin Client
4 10 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 9 (9.00%) Client/Server
6 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (5.00%) Fintech
8 3 (3.00%) Replication
9 2 (2.00%) CCTV
9 2 (2.00%) e-Learning
9 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (2.00%) PKI
10 1 (1.00%) FMCG
10 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.00%) NHS
10 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
10 1 (1.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (69.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (19.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.00%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.00%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.00%) Unix
9 2 (2.00%) Linux
9 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.00%) AIX
10 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.00%) ITIL
2 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (19.00%) Patch Management
4 17 (17.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (7.00%) Server Management
5 7 (7.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (6.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (5.00%) Business Transformation
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (5.00%) Matrix Management
7 5 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.00%) Migration
7 5 (5.00%) Multichannel Retail
8 4 (4.00%) High Availability
8 4 (4.00%) ITSM
8 4 (4.00%) Presales
8 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.00%) Service Management
9 3 (3.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) PHP
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (16.00%) MCSE
3 14 (14.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (12.00%) CCNA
4 12 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) MCSA
7 4 (4.00%) CCA
7 4 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (3.00%) DBS Check
9 2 (2.00%) AWS Certification
9 2 (2.00%) CCNP
9 2 (2.00%) HNC
9 2 (2.00%) HND
9 2 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) GDPR
1 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (1.00%) PMO
2 1 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 45 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (13.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.00%) Terminal Services
4 6 (6.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.00%) vSphere
5 2 (2.00%) XenApp
6 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (24.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 75 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (35.00%) VMware
3 24 (24.00%) Cisco
4 23 (23.00%) Citrix
5 8 (8.00%) HP
6 7 (7.00%) NetApp
7 6 (6.00%) Veeam
8 5 (5.00%) Remedy
9 3 (3.00%) Apple
9 3 (3.00%) Avaya
9 3 (3.00%) iManage
9 3 (3.00%) Symantec
10 2 (2.00%) Acronis
10 2 (2.00%) Virgin Media
11 1 (1.00%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.00%) Capita
11 1 (1.00%) Google
11 1 (1.00%) Meraki
11 1 (1.00%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.00%) Sophos