Period
to 24 March 2019

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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 65 32
Rank change year-on-year +21 -33 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 74 67 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 5.65% 4.22% 6.84%
As % of the System Software category 37.95% 35.26% 51.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 93
Oxford median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% -15.66%
10th Percentile £22,500 £18,500 £22,625
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -6.67%

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 195 190 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 14.90% 11.96% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 184 166 169
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,000 £67,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +2.56%

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 24 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 66 (89.19%) Windows
2 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
3 39 (52.70%) Office 365
4 32 (43.24%) Windows 10
5 31 (41.89%) Windows Server
6 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Office
7 25 (33.78%) Windows 7
8 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
8 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (18.92%) Windows 8
10 13 (17.57%) VMware
10 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
12 11 (14.86%) ServiceNow
12 11 (14.86%) Linux
13 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (12.16%) HP
14 9 (12.16%) WAN
14 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
15 8 (10.81%) LAN
15 8 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
16 7 (9.46%) Fintech
16 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
16 7 (9.46%) DHCP
16 7 (9.46%) DNS
16 7 (9.46%) SCCM
16 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
17 6 (8.11%) Mac OS

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 15 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.76%) IBM Notes
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.35%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (39.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (52.70%) Office 365
2 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (6.76%) Mimecast
5 4 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (2.70%) IaaS
6 2 (2.70%) PaaS
7 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) WAN
2 8 (10.81%) LAN
3 7 (9.46%) DHCP
3 7 (9.46%) DNS
4 6 (8.11%) Firewall
4 6 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (5.41%) SAN
5 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.41%) VPN
6 3 (4.05%) NAS
6 3 (4.05%) VLAN
7 2 (2.70%) Skype
7 2 (2.70%) VoIP
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) IT Support
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Support Analyst
4 10 (13.51%) IT Manager
5 9 (12.16%) IT Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) IT Support Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) IT Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) ITIL Manager
8 6 (8.11%) ITIL Service Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Service Desk Manager
8 6 (8.11%) Service Manager
9 5 (6.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Server Support
10 4 (5.41%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) COM
2 1 (1.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.46%) Fintech
2 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.05%) Life Science
3 3 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (89.19%) Windows
2 32 (43.24%) Windows 10
3 31 (41.89%) Windows Server
4 25 (33.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (18.92%) Windows 8
6 13 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (14.86%) Linux
9 6 (8.11%) Mac OS
10 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.70%) Android
11 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.70%) CentOS
11 2 (2.70%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.35%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.35%) Unix
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (9.46%) IT Strategy
3 6 (8.11%) ITIL
3 6 (8.11%) ITSM
3 6 (8.11%) Line Management
3 6 (8.11%) Server Management
4 5 (6.76%) DevOps
4 5 (6.76%) Information Security
4 5 (6.76%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) Analytics
5 4 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
5 4 (5.41%) Behavioural Analytics
5 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.41%) Microservices
5 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
5 4 (5.41%) Network Management
5 4 (5.41%) Security Patching
5 4 (5.41%) Technical Leadership
6 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.76%) Python
3 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (6.76%) MCP
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.05%) MCSA
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) SLA
2 5 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.76%) Docker
4 4 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (10.81%) Single Sign-On
2 7 (9.46%) SCCM
3 4 (5.41%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.41%) PowerCLI
3 4 (5.41%) Puppet
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 3 (4.05%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.35%) Ansible
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.35%) cPanel
5 1 (1.35%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (60.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.57%) VMware
3 11 (14.86%) ServiceNow
4 9 (12.16%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) Apple
5 6 (8.11%) Citrix
5 6 (8.11%) Toshiba
6 5 (6.76%) IBM
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco
7 4 (5.41%) Facebook
7 4 (5.41%) Sophos
8 3 (4.05%) Dell
8 3 (4.05%) QNAP
8 3 (4.05%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.35%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.35%) Synology
9 1 (1.35%) Veeam