Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 45 25
Rank change year-on-year +8 -20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 185 181 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.22% 6.12% 8.20%
As % of the System Software category 49.33% 50.28% 66.59%
Number of salaries quoted 140 164 267
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,863 £32,250 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% -12.84% +15.63%
10th Percentile £20,450 £21,325 £20,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,750 £51,625
South East median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +4.48%

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 375 360 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.62% 12.17% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 299 303 354
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,550 £22,000
90th Percentile £70,500 £61,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 -20 57 £42,500 +51.79% 8
Witney +18 27 £28,500 -1.72% 1
Abingdon -8 23 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Kidlington +7 8 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Wallingford +9 6 £35,000 +84.21%
Banbury +7 5 £21,500 -14.00%
Thame -16 3 £20,500 -48.75%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 142 (76.76%) Windows
2 132 (71.35%) Microsoft
3 92 (49.73%) Windows Server
4 72 (38.92%) Office 365
4 72 (38.92%) DNS
5 70 (37.84%) DHCP
6 64 (34.59%) Hyper-V
7 60 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (31.35%) PowerShell
9 56 (30.27%) VMware
10 51 (27.57%) MS Exchange
11 46 (24.86%) Microsoft Office
12 44 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 42 (22.70%) SQL Server
14 41 (22.16%) Cisco
15 39 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 36 (19.46%) Windows 10
17 34 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
17 34 (18.38%) SQL
18 33 (17.84%) LDAP
18 33 (17.84%) Citrix
18 33 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (17.84%) SCCM
18 33 (17.84%) SCOM
18 33 (17.84%) Patch Management
19 32 (17.30%) IaaS
20 30 (16.22%) Kerberos
21 29 (15.68%) Kalman Filter
22 28 (15.14%) Skype for Business
23 27 (14.59%) Skype

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 51 (27.57%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.14%) Skype for Business
3 21 (11.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (7.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (7.57%) IIS
6 13 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (5.95%) SharePoint
8 6 (3.24%) SAS
9 3 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.62%) CMS
10 2 (1.08%) Apache
10 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (24.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 72 (38.92%) Office 365
2 44 (23.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (18.38%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (17.30%) IaaS
5 17 (9.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 17 (9.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 16 (8.65%) PaaS
7 7 (3.78%) OneDrive
7 7 (3.78%) SaaS
8 4 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.08%) G Suite
10 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.54%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (38.92%) DNS
2 70 (37.84%) DHCP
3 33 (17.84%) LDAP
4 30 (16.22%) Kerberos
5 27 (14.59%) Firewall
5 27 (14.59%) Skype
6 19 (10.27%) TCP/IP
6 19 (10.27%) WAN
7 17 (9.19%) SAN
8 16 (8.65%) LAN
8 16 (8.65%) VLAN
8 16 (8.65%) VoIP
9 12 (6.49%) VPN
10 11 (5.95%) Network Security
11 10 (5.41%) PBX
11 10 (5.41%) PSTN
12 8 (4.32%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.24%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.24%) NetScaler
14 5 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (22.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.86%) Relational Database
3 8 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.54%) MS Access
6 1 (0.54%) MySQL
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.24%) Hudson
1 6 (3.24%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.24%) MSI
1 6 (3.24%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (4.86%) Retail
2 6 (3.24%) Games
3 5 (2.70%) Finance
4 4 (2.16%) Legal
5 2 (1.08%) Publishing
6 1 (0.54%) Advertising
6 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (24.86%) Support Engineer
2 38 (20.54%) Analyst
3 37 (20.00%) IT Support
4 31 (16.76%) Support Analyst
5 30 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (14.59%) 1st Line Support
7 25 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (11.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 21 (11.35%) IT Analyst
8 21 (11.35%) IT Support Analyst
9 20 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (10.81%) Junior
10 19 (10.27%) Junior Analyst
10 19 (10.27%) Junior IT Support
10 19 (10.27%) Junior IT Support Analyst
10 19 (10.27%) Junior Support Analyst
11 18 (9.73%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 18 (9.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 18 (9.73%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (9.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.32%) Web Services
2 7 (3.78%) .NET
2 7 (3.78%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.78%) CSS
2 7 (3.78%) HTML
2 7 (3.78%) HTML5
3 6 (3.24%) CSS3
3 6 (3.24%) Java EE
3 6 (3.24%) jQuery
3 6 (3.24%) RESTful
3 6 (3.24%) SOAP
4 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.54%) COM
4 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.43%) PKI
2 21 (11.35%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.65%) Clustering
4 12 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.49%) Data Centre
5 9 (4.86%) BYOD
6 7 (3.78%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.24%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.24%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.24%) Life Science
8 4 (2.16%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.16%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.62%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.62%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) iPad
10 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 142 (76.76%) Windows
2 92 (49.73%) Windows Server
3 60 (32.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (19.46%) Windows 10
5 33 (17.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (14.59%) Windows 7
7 22 (11.89%) Windows 8
8 16 (8.65%) Linux
8 16 (8.65%) Mac OS X
9 10 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.70%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.16%) Android
12 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.54%) Debian
13 1 (0.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.84%) Patch Management
2 29 (15.68%) Kalman Filter
3 25 (13.51%) Identity Management
4 23 (12.43%) Email Filtering
5 22 (11.89%) Asset Management
6 20 (10.81%) ITIL
6 20 (10.81%) Task Automation
7 18 (9.73%) Time Management
8 17 (9.19%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.65%) Migration
9 16 (8.65%) Network Load Balancing
9 16 (8.65%) Service Design
10 14 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (6.49%) Operations Management
12 11 (5.95%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.41%) Problem Management
13 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.32%) DevOps
14 8 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (4.32%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 58 (31.35%) PowerShell
2 34 (18.38%) SQL
3 8 (4.32%) Java
3 8 (4.32%) VB
4 7 (3.78%) C#
4 7 (3.78%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.24%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (14.59%) Degree
2 17 (9.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.86%) MCSA
4 4 (2.16%) MCSE
5 3 (1.62%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.08%) MCP
6 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) CCENT
7 1 (0.54%) CCNP
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.11%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 64 (34.59%) Hyper-V
2 39 (21.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (5.95%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.78%) vSphere
6 7 (3.78%) XenApp
6 7 (3.78%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (17.84%) SCCM
1 33 (17.84%) SCOM
2 17 (9.19%) Puppet
2 17 (9.19%) Terraform
3 11 (5.95%) WSUS
4 7 (3.78%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.78%) vCenter Server
5 6 (3.24%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (3.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.24%) SCDPM
5 6 (3.24%) SmoothWall
5 6 (3.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.62%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 132 (71.35%) Microsoft
2 56 (30.27%) VMware
3 41 (22.16%) Cisco
4 33 (17.84%) Citrix
5 23 (12.43%) HP
6 18 (9.73%) Apple
7 9 (4.86%) Dell
8 7 (3.78%) Sophos
8 7 (3.78%) Veeam
9 6 (3.24%) Oracle
9 6 (3.24%) Symantec
10 5 (2.70%) Meraki
11 4 (2.16%) Google
12 3 (1.62%) CA
12 3 (1.62%) Xerox
13 2 (1.08%) Intel
13 2 (1.08%) NetApp
13 2 (1.08%) Wyse
14 1 (0.54%) EMC
14 1 (0.54%) Forcepoint