Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 67 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 49 58 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.37% 3.66% 5.25%
As % of the System Software category 28.65% 36.25% 44.31%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 77
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £34,492 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.97% +23.18% -32.53%
10th Percentile £21,200 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,000 £59,250 £58,000
Oxfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,863 £32,500
% change year-on-year -8.71% +1.12% -8.45%

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 Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 171 160 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 11.76% 10.10% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 167 135 152
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +26.51% -1.19%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,950 £23,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £74,200 £68,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +6.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Oxford over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

For the 6 months to 10 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Office 365
3 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
5 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
8 8 (16.33%) VMware
9 7 (14.29%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco
9 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
10 6 (12.24%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (12.24%) ITIL
11 5 (10.20%) LAN
11 5 (10.20%) WAN
11 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (10.20%) Mimecast
12 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
12 4 (8.16%) DevOps
12 4 (8.16%) Break/Fix
12 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (8.16%) DNS

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.08%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (65.31%) Office 365
2 17 (34.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (10.20%) Mimecast
4 3 (6.12%) IaaS
4 3 (6.12%) PaaS
5 2 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) WAN
2 4 (8.16%) DNS
2 4 (8.16%) SAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) NAS
3 3 (6.12%) VLAN
4 2 (4.08%) Firewall
4 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.08%) VPN
5 1 (2.04%) Internet
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Neo4j
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (6.12%) Games
2 2 (4.08%) Law
2 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) IT Support
2 9 (18.37%) IT Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 6 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.20%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) Administrator
7 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.12%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.12%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Service Manager
8 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) COM
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.12%) Driving Licence
1 3 (6.12%) Fintech
1 3 (6.12%) Life Science
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.04%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 28 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (16.33%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.08%) Mac OS
8 2 (4.08%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.04%) CentOS
9 1 (2.04%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.04%) Unix
9 1 (2.04%) VMS
9 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (12.24%) IT Strategy
2 6 (12.24%) ITIL
2 6 (12.24%) Network Virtualisation
3 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (8.16%) Break/Fix
4 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (8.16%) DevOps
4 4 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.08%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Behavioural Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) ITSM
6 2 (4.08%) Line Management
6 2 (4.08%) Microservices
6 2 (4.08%) Server Management
7 1 (2.04%) Regulatory Compliance
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) MCP
1 3 (6.12%) MCSA
1 3 (6.12%) MCSE
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Postfix
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 2 (4.08%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.04%) Ansible
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.04%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.04%) PowerCLI
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) VMware
3 7 (14.29%) Cisco
4 4 (8.16%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.12%) Apple
5 3 (6.12%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) QNAP
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Toshiba
7 1 (2.04%) Facebook
7 1 (2.04%) Meraki
7 1 (2.04%) Okta
7 1 (2.04%) WatchGuard