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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 36 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 56 53 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 7.94% 7.24% 5.96%
As % of the System Software category 53.85% 66.25% 42.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 45
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,950 £20,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,900
% change year-on-year - -4.12%  

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 104 80 111
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 14.75% 10.93% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 67 106
Median salary £55,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.24% -1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £54,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 86 (81.90%) Microsoft
2 83 (79.05%) Windows
3 74 (70.48%) Office 365
4 66 (62.86%) Hyper-V
5 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
6 58 (55.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 53 (50.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (41.90%) Amazon AWS
9 41 (39.05%) Skype for Business
9 41 (39.05%) Skype
9 41 (39.05%) DNS
9 41 (39.05%) SCCM
10 40 (38.10%) DHCP
11 38 (36.19%) Identity Management
12 37 (35.24%) PBX
12 37 (35.24%) PSTN
13 36 (34.29%) VMware
13 36 (34.29%) SCOM
14 34 (32.38%) IaaS
15 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
17 21 (20.00%) LDAP
18 20 (19.05%) PaaS
19 19 (18.10%) MS Exchange
20 17 (16.19%) Kerberos
21 16 (15.24%) ITIL
22 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
23 12 (11.43%) Service Design
24 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
24 11 (10.48%) HP

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 41 (39.05%) Skype for Business
2 19 (18.10%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.57%) IIS
4 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.86%) CMS
7 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 74 (70.48%) Office 365
2 58 (55.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (41.90%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (32.38%) IaaS
5 20 (19.05%) PaaS
6 8 (7.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (4.76%) SaaS
8 4 (3.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.05%) DNS
1 41 (39.05%) Skype
2 40 (38.10%) DHCP
3 37 (35.24%) PBX
3 37 (35.24%) PSTN
4 21 (20.00%) LDAP
5 17 (16.19%) Kerberos
6 9 (8.57%) Firewall
6 9 (8.57%) SAN
7 7 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.71%) VPN
9 5 (4.76%) VoIP
10 4 (3.81%) NAS
10 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
11 3 (2.86%) LAN
11 3 (2.86%) VLAN
11 3 (2.86%) WAN
12 2 (1.90%) InfiniBand
12 2 (1.90%) NetScaler
12 2 (1.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (2.86%) Finance
2 2 (1.90%) Banking
2 2 (1.90%) Legal
2 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.95%) Advertising
3 1 (0.95%) Back Office
3 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 22 (20.95%) Support Engineer
3 17 (16.19%) Analyst
3 17 (16.19%) IT Support
4 16 (15.24%) IT Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 14 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 12 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 11 (10.48%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (5.71%) Support Technician
12 5 (4.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 2 (1.90%) Flash
2 2 (1.90%) XML
3 1 (0.95%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.62%) BYOD
1 8 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
1 8 (7.62%) PKI
2 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.81%) Clustering
2 4 (3.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.90%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (79.05%) Windows
2 62 (59.05%) Windows Server
3 53 (50.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (8.57%) Linux
5 9 (8.57%) Windows Vista
6 8 (7.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.67%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.71%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) Identity Management
2 16 (15.24%) ITIL
3 12 (11.43%) Service Design
4 11 (10.48%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.52%) Migration
6 9 (8.57%) Hardware Maintenance
6 9 (8.57%) Task Automation
7 8 (7.62%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.62%) Email Filtering
7 8 (7.62%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (7.62%) Patch Management
8 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.76%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.76%) Service Management
9 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.81%) Time Management
10 3 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.86%) IT Strategy
11 2 (1.90%) Product Breakdown Structure
11 2 (1.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.67%) SQL
3 5 (4.76%) Perl
3 5 (4.76%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.86%) PHP
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.90%) C-shell
5 2 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (3.81%) A+ Certification
2 4 (3.81%) MCSA
2 4 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (62.86%) Hyper-V
2 27 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.71%) KVM
3 6 (5.71%) XenApp
4 4 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.90%) NFS
6 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.90%) vSphere
6 2 (1.90%) Xen
6 2 (1.90%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 41 (39.05%) SCCM
2 36 (34.29%) SCOM
3 7 (6.67%) Puppet
4 5 (4.76%) Terraform
5 2 (1.90%) Ansible
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.90%) SCDPM
5 2 (1.90%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 86 (81.90%) Microsoft
2 36 (34.29%) VMware
3 11 (10.48%) Citrix
3 11 (10.48%) HP
4 10 (9.52%) Cisco
5 9 (8.57%) Sophos
6 7 (6.67%) NetApp
7 6 (5.71%) Apple
7 6 (5.71%) EMC
8 5 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 5 (4.76%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle
10 2 (1.90%) Aruba
10 2 (1.90%) Google
10 2 (1.90%) Meru Networks
10 2 (1.90%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.95%) Meraki
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