Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 27 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 168 207 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.48% 7.78% 7.36%
As % of the System Software category 46.28% 56.40% 69.10%
Number of salaries quoted 140 196 220
Oxfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.80% +21.55%
10th Percentile £19,225 £22,000 £19,675
90th Percentile £62,550 £67,500 £51,713
South East median annual salary £32,500 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.99% -4.29% +2.94%

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 363 367 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.85% 13.80% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 287 320 293
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,400 £23,000 £20,800
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £61,250
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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -31 53 £30,000 -3.23% 11
Abingdon -18 26 £25,000 -23.08% 4
Witney +13 18 £22,500 -22.41% 1
Kidlington +2 10 £60,000 -7.69%
Wallingford -2 6 £20,250 +6.58% 5
Banbury -14 2 £20,000 -42.86% 2
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 -
Thame -22 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 127 (75.60%) Windows
2 119 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 78 (46.43%) Windows Server
4 68 (40.48%) Office 365
5 54 (32.14%) PowerShell
6 53 (31.55%) Microsoft Office
6 53 (31.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (27.98%) DNS
8 46 (27.38%) DHCP
9 44 (26.19%) Cisco
10 43 (25.60%) MS Exchange
10 43 (25.60%) SQL Server
10 43 (25.60%) Hyper-V
10 43 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (20.24%) SQL
12 31 (18.45%) Citrix
12 31 (18.45%) VMware
13 27 (16.07%) Firewall
14 26 (15.48%) Degree
14 26 (15.48%) Windows 10
15 23 (13.69%) Windows 7
15 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (13.10%) Application Virtualisation
16 22 (13.10%) Patch Management
16 22 (13.10%) LDAP
17 21 (12.50%) VoIP
17 21 (12.50%) Asset Management
18 20 (11.90%) Computer Science
18 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 20 (11.90%) WAN

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 43 (25.60%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.36%) IIS
5 8 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (4.76%) Skype for Business
6 7 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.57%) SharePoint
8 5 (2.98%) Apache
9 3 (1.79%) CMS
9 3 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (31.55%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 68 (40.48%) Office 365
2 43 (25.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (11.31%) IaaS
4 18 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (7.14%) PaaS
6 11 (6.55%) AWS CloudFormation
6 11 (6.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 8 (4.76%) SaaS
8 7 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (2.38%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.19%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 47 (27.98%) DNS
2 46 (27.38%) DHCP
3 27 (16.07%) Firewall
4 21 (12.50%) VoIP
5 20 (11.90%) WAN
6 19 (11.31%) Kerberos
7 18 (10.71%) TCP/IP
8 17 (10.12%) LAN
9 15 (8.93%) VLAN
10 13 (7.74%) Network Security
11 9 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (4.76%) SAN
12 8 (4.76%) VPN
13 7 (4.17%) Skype
14 5 (2.98%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (2.38%) PSTN
15 4 (2.38%) Wireless
16 3 (1.79%) Internet
16 3 (1.79%) NetScaler
16 3 (1.79%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
2 12 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.60%) MS Access
5 1 (0.60%) MySQL
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.57%) Hudson
1 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.57%) Travis CI
2 4 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 15 (8.93%) Retail
2 10 (5.95%) Games
3 5 (2.98%) Finance
4 4 (2.38%) Legal
5 3 (1.79%) Back Office
6 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.60%) Advertising
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 40 (23.81%) IT Support
3 36 (21.43%) Analyst
4 25 (14.88%) Support Analyst
5 23 (13.69%) 1st Line Support
5 23 (13.69%) IT Analyst
6 22 (13.10%) IT Support Analyst
7 19 (11.31%) Systems Engineer
8 18 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (10.71%) IT Engineer
9 17 (10.12%) Junior
10 16 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
10 16 (9.52%) Junior IT Support
10 16 (9.52%) Junior IT Support Analyst
10 16 (9.52%) Junior Support Analyst
11 14 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 13 (7.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 13 (7.74%) Administrator
12 13 (7.74%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.10%) LDAP
2 9 (5.36%) Web Services
3 6 (3.57%) .NET
3 6 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.57%) CSS
3 6 (3.57%) CSS3
3 6 (3.57%) HTML
3 6 (3.57%) HTML5
3 6 (3.57%) Java EE
3 6 (3.57%) jQuery
3 6 (3.57%) RESTful
3 6 (3.57%) SOAP
4 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.93%) PKI
3 10 (5.95%) Clustering
4 7 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.57%) BYOD
5 6 (3.57%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.57%) Life Science
6 4 (2.38%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.79%) User Experience
8 2 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.19%) iPad
8 2 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (75.60%) Windows
2 78 (46.43%) Windows Server
3 53 (31.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (15.48%) Windows 10
5 23 (13.69%) Windows 7
5 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.31%) Linux
7 17 (10.12%) Windows 8
8 10 (5.95%) Mac OS X
9 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.98%) Android
10 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (13.10%) Application Virtualisation
1 22 (13.10%) Patch Management
2 21 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 17 (10.12%) Time Management
4 15 (8.93%) Email Filtering
4 15 (8.93%) ITIL
4 15 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (6.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.55%) Configuration Management
5 11 (6.55%) Identity Management
6 10 (5.95%) Network Load Balancing
7 9 (5.36%) DevOps
7 9 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.36%) Migration
7 9 (5.36%) Network Virtualisation
7 9 (5.36%) Operations Management
8 7 (4.17%) Service Design
8 7 (4.17%) Task Automation
9 6 (3.57%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (3.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.14%) PowerShell
2 34 (20.24%) SQL
3 9 (5.36%) Java
4 8 (4.76%) VB
5 6 (3.57%) C#
5 6 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (15.48%) Degree
2 6 (3.57%) A+ Certification
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.79%) CCENT
5 2 (1.19%) CCNP
5 2 (1.19%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.19%) MCP
5 2 (1.19%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.60%) MCSA
6 1 (0.60%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 43 (25.60%) Hyper-V
2 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (2.98%) XenApp
6 2 (1.19%) vCloud
6 2 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.19%) vSphere
7 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) SCOM
2 14 (8.33%) SCCM
3 11 (6.55%) Puppet
3 11 (6.55%) Terraform
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.79%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (1.79%) SCDPM
5 3 (1.79%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.19%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 119 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (26.19%) Cisco
3 31 (18.45%) Citrix
3 31 (18.45%) VMware
4 11 (6.55%) HP
5 10 (5.95%) Meraki
6 6 (3.57%) Apple
6 6 (3.57%) Oracle
7 5 (2.98%) Google
8 3 (1.79%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.19%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.19%) Acronis
9 2 (1.19%) Aruba
9 2 (1.19%) Dell
9 2 (1.19%) EqualLogic
9 2 (1.19%) Veeam
10 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.60%) Forcepoint
10 1 (0.60%) Ivanti
10 1 (0.60%) Mitel