Period
to 24 September 2018

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

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 33 54
Rank change year-on-year -31 +21 -23
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 123 208 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.40% 7.66% 5.20%
As % of the System Software category 44.40% 57.46% 48.21%
Number of salaries quoted 118 158 147
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -8.45%
10th Percentile £20,925 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £54,875 £62,500 £51,000
South East median annual salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.54% -7.14% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 277 362 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.90% 13.32% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 262 294 286
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +13.92% +1.28%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Oxfordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Oxford -46 46 £42,500 - 4
Abingdon -3 21 £32,500 +14.04% 3
Kidlington +4 11 £42,500 -13.27% 2
Bicester - 9 £31,725 -
Thame -6 8 £25,000 -9.91% 1
Wallingford -9 6 £35,000 - 1
Banbury +16 3 £24,000 -31.43%
Witney -16 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 103 (83.74%) Windows
2 75 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
4 50 (40.65%) Office 365
5 48 (39.02%) VMware
6 41 (33.33%) DNS
7 40 (32.52%) DHCP
8 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
10 27 (21.95%) Firewall
10 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (17.89%) TCP/IP
12 21 (17.07%) VPN
12 21 (17.07%) MS Exchange
12 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (16.26%) Linux
13 20 (16.26%) Hyper-V
14 19 (15.45%) LAN
14 19 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 18 (14.63%) WAN
15 18 (14.63%) Cisco
15 18 (14.63%) SAN
15 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (14.63%) Degree
16 16 (13.01%) VLAN
17 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
18 12 (9.76%) Finance
18 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
18 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
18 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.69%) Apache
4 5 (4.07%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.81%) JBoss
5 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (21.95%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.07%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 50 (40.65%) Office 365
2 39 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.94%) IaaS
3 11 (8.94%) PaaS
4 10 (8.13%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (7.32%) SaaS
6 6 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (4.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (33.33%) DNS
2 40 (32.52%) DHCP
3 27 (21.95%) Firewall
4 22 (17.89%) TCP/IP
5 21 (17.07%) VPN
6 19 (15.45%) LAN
7 18 (14.63%) SAN
7 18 (14.63%) WAN
8 16 (13.01%) VLAN
9 10 (8.13%) Wireless
10 7 (5.69%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (4.07%) Internet
12 5 (4.07%) WPA
13 4 (3.25%) VoIP
14 3 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (1.63%) IP Telephony
15 2 (1.63%) Kerberos
15 2 (1.63%) Network Security
15 2 (1.63%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.07%) JIRA
1 5 (4.07%) Subversion
2 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (9.76%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
3 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.25%) Games
4 4 (3.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (25.20%) Support Engineer
2 29 (23.58%) IT Engineer
3 26 (21.14%) IT Support
4 20 (16.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (12.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (9.76%) Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 11 (8.94%) Administrator
8 11 (8.94%) Architect
8 11 (8.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (8.94%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (8.13%) Support Analyst
10 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (6.50%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (5.69%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (5.69%) Desktop Support
12 7 (5.69%) IT Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Network Manager
12 7 (5.69%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.63%) LDAP
2 1 (0.81%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.81%) Node.js
2 1 (0.81%) SAML
2 1 (0.81%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.44%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.44%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.63%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) Fintech
7 1 (0.81%) iPad
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 103 (83.74%) Windows
2 75 (60.98%) Windows Server
3 20 (16.26%) Linux
4 18 (14.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (9.76%) Windows 7
5 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (8.94%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.07%) CentOS
8 4 (3.25%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.44%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.63%) Android
10 2 (1.63%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.81%) VMS
11 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.07%) Problem-Solving
2 19 (15.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (7.32%) ITIL
3 9 (7.32%) Network Virtualisation
3 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
4 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (6.50%) ERP
4 8 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement Process
5 6 (4.88%) CRM
5 6 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (4.88%) Information Security
5 6 (4.88%) Kanban
5 6 (4.88%) Order to Cash
5 6 (4.88%) PRINCE2
5 6 (4.88%) Procure-to-Pay
5 6 (4.88%) SABSA
5 6 (4.88%) Scrum
5 6 (4.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (4.88%) Python
3 5 (4.07%) Perl
4 3 (2.44%) SQL
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (14.63%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (6.50%) MCP
4 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.07%) HNC
5 5 (4.07%) MCSA
6 3 (2.44%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.44%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) HND
8 1 (0.81%) CCENT
8 1 (0.81%) CCNP
8 1 (0.81%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.81%) MCITP
8 1 (0.81%) MCSE
8 1 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) GAMP
3 1 (0.81%) GDPR
3 1 (0.81%) GLP
3 1 (0.81%) GMP
System Software
1 31 (25.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.26%) Hyper-V
3 10 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.69%) XenApp
5 5 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (2.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.63%) pfSense
8 1 (0.81%) Docker
8 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) SCOM
3 5 (4.07%) Cacti
3 5 (4.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (4.07%) Nagios
4 4 (3.25%) vCenter Server
5 3 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.81%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 64 (52.03%) Microsoft
2 48 (39.02%) VMware
3 18 (14.63%) Cisco
4 11 (8.94%) SAP
5 10 (8.13%) Sophos
6 9 (7.32%) Google
7 7 (5.69%) Apple
7 7 (5.69%) Oracle
7 7 (5.69%) Veeam
8 6 (4.88%) Citrix
8 6 (4.88%) HP
8 6 (4.88%) Hyperion
8 6 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (4.88%) Siebel
9 5 (4.07%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.63%) Avaya
10 2 (1.63%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.63%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.81%) Nokia