Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 27 40
Rank change year-on-year -35 +13 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 147 240 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.67% 8.88% 7.10%
As % of the System Software category 42.98% 60.15% 62.19%
Number of salaries quoted 139 226 210
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,000 £40,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.47% +16.43% -7.28%
10th Percentile £19,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £48,875
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% -

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 342 399 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.87% 14.76% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 291 357 315
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £73,000 £66,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £40,494 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% - +3.14%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -23 70 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Abingdon -27 17 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Kidlington -2 9 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Wallingford -9 9 £20,500 -43.06% 1
Bicester -7 5 £40,000 +100.00%
Witney +7 4 £27,750 -20.71% 3
Banbury -11 3 £31,000 -17.33% 1
Henley-on-Thames +3 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Thame -21 1 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 126 (85.71%) Windows
2 87 (59.18%) Microsoft
3 71 (48.30%) Windows Server
4 61 (41.50%) Microsoft Office
4 61 (41.50%) Office 365
5 49 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
7 34 (23.13%) Cisco
7 34 (23.13%) Windows 7
7 34 (23.13%) Hyper-V
8 33 (22.45%) MS Exchange
9 32 (21.77%) PowerShell
9 32 (21.77%) Application Virtualisation
10 31 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 28 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (18.37%) ITIL
13 26 (17.69%) Citrix
14 22 (14.97%) SQL Server 2014
15 21 (14.29%) Firewall
15 21 (14.29%) DNS
16 20 (13.61%) DHCP
16 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
16 20 (13.61%) Windows 10
17 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2016
18 18 (12.24%) SQL
18 18 (12.24%) LAN
19 17 (11.56%) VoIP
19 17 (11.56%) WAN
20 16 (10.88%) Linux
21 15 (10.20%) VPN

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 33 (22.45%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (6.12%) Apache
3 9 (6.12%) IIS
4 5 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.72%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 61 (41.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 61 (41.50%) Office 365
2 49 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (9.52%) PaaS
4 10 (6.80%) IaaS
5 9 (6.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.12%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (5.44%) SaaS
7 6 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (3.40%) G Suite
8 5 (3.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (2.04%) Mimecast
10 2 (1.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.29%) DNS
1 21 (14.29%) Firewall
2 20 (13.61%) DHCP
3 18 (12.24%) LAN
4 17 (11.56%) VoIP
4 17 (11.56%) WAN
5 15 (10.20%) VPN
6 14 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 9 (6.12%) Network Security
7 9 (6.12%) SAN
8 8 (5.44%) VLAN
8 8 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.76%) Internet
9 7 (4.76%) IP Telephony
9 7 (4.76%) Wireless
10 6 (4.08%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (3.40%) MPLS
11 5 (3.40%) PSTN
12 4 (2.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (31.97%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.97%) SQL Server 2014
3 19 (12.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) MySQL
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (8.16%) Games
2 8 (5.44%) Retail
3 7 (4.76%) Back Office
4 4 (2.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Finance
6 2 (1.36%) Advertising
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (21.09%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.37%) IT Support
3 26 (17.69%) Analyst
4 18 (12.24%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (10.20%) Service Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
6 12 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (8.16%) IT Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) IT Engineer
6 12 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.80%) Architect
8 10 (6.80%) IT Support Analyst
9 9 (6.12%) Applications Support
9 9 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
10 8 (5.44%) Administrator
10 8 (5.44%) Applications Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) Applications Support Engineer
10 8 (5.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.72%) LDAP
2 3 (2.04%) Web Services
3 2 (1.36%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.80%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (6.80%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.76%) Smartphone
4 6 (4.08%) iPad
5 5 (3.40%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.04%) Clustering
7 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.68%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 126 (85.71%) Windows
2 71 (48.30%) Windows Server
3 34 (23.13%) Windows 7
4 31 (21.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.61%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.88%) Linux
7 14 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (8.84%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.72%) Android
10 3 (2.04%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.77%) Application Virtualisation
2 28 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 27 (18.37%) ITIL
4 14 (9.52%) Network Virtualisation
5 10 (6.80%) ITIL V3
6 9 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (5.44%) Change Management
8 6 (4.08%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.40%) Migration
9 5 (3.40%) Ticket Management
10 4 (2.72%) ERP
10 4 (2.72%) Presales
10 4 (2.72%) Time Management
11 3 (2.04%) Analytics
11 3 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (2.04%) E-Commerce
11 3 (2.04%) Information Security
11 3 (2.04%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.04%) Service Management
11 3 (2.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.77%) PowerShell
2 18 (12.24%) SQL
3 3 (2.04%) Java
4 2 (1.36%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) A+ Certification
3 6 (4.08%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.40%) CCNA
4 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (2.04%) CCENT
5 3 (2.04%) CCNP
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.36%) DBS Check
6 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.68%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.12%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 34 (23.13%) Hyper-V
2 13 (8.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.72%) XenApp
5 2 (1.36%) vCloud
5 2 (1.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) SCCM
2 4 (2.72%) AirWatch
2 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.04%) WSUS
4 2 (1.36%) SCOM
4 2 (1.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (23.13%) Cisco
3 26 (17.69%) Citrix
4 15 (10.20%) Meraki
4 15 (10.20%) VMware
5 12 (8.16%) Google
6 9 (6.12%) ServiceNow
7 8 (5.44%) HP
8 6 (4.08%) Apple
8 6 (4.08%) Avaya
9 5 (3.40%) Dell
10 4 (2.72%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (2.72%) IBM
10 4 (2.72%) SolarWinds
10 4 (2.72%) Splunk
11 3 (2.04%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.04%) Forcepoint
12 2 (1.36%) Aruba
12 2 (1.36%) EqualLogic
12 2 (1.36%) Veeam