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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 48 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.94% 7.38% 6.93%
As % of the System Software category 56.47% 60.76% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 41
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £24,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -1.53% -  

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 Oxford with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 85 79 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 12.28% 12.15% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 80 70 69
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

Active Directory
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (71.59%) Windows
3 57 (64.77%) Office 365
4 37 (42.05%) Windows Server
5 35 (39.77%) Hyper-V
6 31 (35.23%) Microsoft Azure
7 28 (31.82%) VMware
8 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (28.41%) DNS
10 23 (26.14%) DHCP
10 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
10 23 (26.14%) SCCM
10 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.86%) Skype for Business
12 21 (23.86%) Skype
13 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
14 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
14 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
15 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
16 14 (15.91%) PBX
16 14 (15.91%) PSTN
16 14 (15.91%) Firewall
16 14 (15.91%) Identity Management
16 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
17 13 (14.77%) SCOM
18 10 (11.36%) Citrix
19 9 (10.23%) Sophos
19 9 (10.23%) VPN
19 9 (10.23%) ITIL

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 21 (23.86%) Skype for Business
2 17 (19.32%) MS Exchange
3 16 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.82%) IIS
5 3 (3.41%) CMS
Applications
1 23 (26.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (64.77%) Office 365
2 31 (35.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (28.41%) DNS
2 23 (26.14%) DHCP
3 21 (23.86%) Skype
4 14 (15.91%) Firewall
4 14 (15.91%) PBX
4 14 (15.91%) PSTN
5 9 (10.23%) VPN
6 7 (7.95%) SAN
6 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
7 6 (6.82%) LDAP
8 5 (5.68%) Kerberos
9 4 (4.55%) LAN
9 4 (4.55%) NAS
9 4 (4.55%) VLAN
9 4 (4.55%) VoIP
9 4 (4.55%) WAN
10 3 (3.41%) Network Security
11 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.14%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.41%) MySQL
General
1 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) IT Support
2 19 (21.59%) Support Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) IT Engineer
3 18 (20.45%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (11.36%) Administrator
7 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Analyst
9 8 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 7 (7.95%) IT Technician
10 7 (7.95%) Support Technician
11 6 (6.82%) Office 365 Engineer
12 5 (5.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Clustering
2 6 (6.82%) Biotechnology
3 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.27%) iPad
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (71.59%) Windows
2 37 (42.05%) Windows Server
3 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (19.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.68%) Windows Vista
6 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.55%) Unix
8 3 (3.41%) Linux
8 3 (3.41%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (15.91%) Identity Management
2 9 (10.23%) ITIL
3 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 6 (6.82%) IT Strategy
5 5 (5.68%) Critical Success Factor
5 5 (5.68%) Information Security
5 5 (5.68%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.68%) Presales
5 5 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.55%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Information Security Management
7 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (3.41%) Line Management
7 3 (3.41%) Security Management
7 3 (3.41%) Time Management
7 3 (3.41%) Web Development
8 2 (2.27%) Change Control
8 2 (2.27%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.27%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (2.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.95%) SQL
3 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.41%) Perl
3 3 (3.41%) PHP
3 3 (3.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (6.82%) Degree
3 5 (5.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (5.68%) MCSA
3 5 (5.68%) MCSE
4 4 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 35 (39.77%) Hyper-V
2 23 (26.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) XenApp
4 4 (4.55%) KVM
4 4 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.14%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (26.14%) SCCM
2 13 (14.77%) SCOM
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.82%) VMware
3 10 (11.36%) Citrix
4 9 (10.23%) Sophos
5 8 (9.09%) Apple
6 6 (6.82%) Cisco
6 6 (6.82%) WatchGuard
7 5 (5.68%) HP
7 5 (5.68%) SonicWALL
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle
9 3 (3.41%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.27%) Google
11 1 (1.14%) Aruba
11 1 (1.14%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.14%) SAP
11 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + 30 days holiday + pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Activate Learning
Salary: From £36,251 to £38,454 per annum Salary: £36,251 - £38,454 DOE
Posted: 24 days ago