Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 39 45
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 125 187 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.79% 6.28% 6.10%
As % of the System Software category 43.25% 49.73% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 117 142 164
Oxfordshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,932 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.90% +2.11% -13.42%
10th Percentile £21,150 £20,575 £21,325
90th Percentile £56,000 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.62% -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 289 376 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.06% 12.63% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 265 300 302
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,850 £23,500 £22,525
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -7 51 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Abingdon +11 17 £32,500 +30.00% 5
Wallingford +7 11 £35,000 -
Thame +4 11 £27,500 +34.15% 5
Bicester - 8 £33,450 - 1
Kidlington +4 3 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Banbury -3 3 £24,000 +11.63% 1
Witney -17 2 £24,000 -15.79% 3
Woodstock - 2 £21,750 -
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 108 (86.40%) Windows
2 72 (57.60%) Windows Server
3 61 (48.80%) Microsoft
4 50 (40.00%) Office 365
5 49 (39.20%) VMware
6 42 (33.60%) DHCP
6 42 (33.60%) DNS
7 36 (28.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (26.40%) MS Exchange
9 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
13 23 (18.40%) Firewall
14 20 (16.00%) Linux
15 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.20%) TCP/IP
15 19 (15.20%) VPN
16 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
17 17 (13.60%) LAN
17 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (13.60%) Windows 7
18 16 (12.80%) WAN
19 15 (12.00%) VLAN
19 15 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
19 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
20 13 (10.40%) MCSA

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 (26.40%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.40%) SharePoint
3 8 (6.40%) Apache
4 6 (4.80%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.40%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.80%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (24.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 50 (40.00%) Office 365
2 36 (28.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (6.40%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.60%) IaaS
4 7 (5.60%) PaaS
5 6 (4.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.00%) Mimecast
6 5 (4.00%) SaaS
7 3 (2.40%) iTunes
8 2 (1.60%) G Suite
8 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (33.60%) DHCP
1 42 (33.60%) DNS
2 23 (18.40%) Firewall
3 19 (15.20%) TCP/IP
3 19 (15.20%) VPN
4 17 (13.60%) LAN
5 16 (12.80%) WAN
6 15 (12.00%) VLAN
7 12 (9.60%) SAN
8 10 (8.00%) Wireless
9 7 (5.60%) VoIP
10 6 (4.80%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (4.00%) Internet
11 5 (4.00%) WPA
12 4 (3.20%) Skype
13 3 (2.40%) ADSL
13 3 (2.40%) NAS
14 2 (1.60%) Kerberos
14 2 (1.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.60%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.60%) Data Lake
4 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.60%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.00%) JIRA
1 5 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (0.80%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (4.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.40%) Games
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
4 2 (1.60%) Law
4 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.60%) Marketing
4 2 (1.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (21.60%) Support Engineer
2 25 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 24 (19.20%) IT Support
4 20 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (16.00%) Analyst
5 17 (13.60%) Administrator
5 17 (13.60%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (11.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) Support Analyst
7 13 (10.40%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 12 (9.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 9 (7.20%) Architect
9 9 (7.20%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (6.40%) Desktop Support
10 8 (6.40%) Support Technician
11 7 (5.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.40%) LDAP
2 2 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (1.60%) Node.js
2 2 (1.60%) SAML
3 1 (0.80%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.60%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.60%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.60%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.20%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.40%) iPhone
7 3 (2.40%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.60%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.60%) Fintech
8 2 (1.60%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.80%) iPad
9 1 (0.80%) Life Science
9 1 (0.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.80%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 108 (86.40%) Windows
2 72 (57.60%) Windows Server
3 28 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.00%) Linux
6 18 (14.40%) Windows 10
7 17 (13.60%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
8 6 (4.80%) CentOS
9 4 (3.20%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.20%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.80%) Android
11 1 (0.80%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.80%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.80%) VMS
11 1 (0.80%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (8.00%) ITIL
4 9 (7.20%) Network Virtualisation
5 6 (4.80%) Break/Fix
5 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.80%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (4.80%) Information Security
5 6 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.80%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.00%) DevOps
6 5 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.00%) Hardware Maintenance
6 5 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 5 (4.00%) Open Source
6 5 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (3.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.20%) Microservices
7 4 (3.20%) Network Design
7 4 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.00%) Python
2 9 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.80%) SQL
4 5 (4.00%) Perl
5 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.60%) Java
6 2 (1.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (13.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (10.40%) Degree
2 13 (10.40%) MCSA
3 11 (8.80%) MCP
4 7 (5.60%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.20%) MCSE
6 3 (2.40%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.40%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.60%) HND
8 1 (0.80%) CCENT
8 1 (0.80%) CCNP
8 1 (0.80%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.80%) HNC
8 1 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.80%) MCITP
8 1 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.80%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.60%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.80%) GAMP
4 1 (0.80%) GDPR
4 1 (0.80%) GLP
4 1 (0.80%) GMP
4 1 (0.80%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 15 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (8.00%) XenApp
5 5 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.20%) Docker
7 2 (1.60%) pfSense
7 2 (1.60%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.60%) vSphere
7 2 (1.60%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.80%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (7.20%) vCenter Server
2 8 (6.40%) SCCM
3 5 (4.00%) Cacti
3 5 (4.00%) Nagios
4 4 (3.20%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.60%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.60%) SmoothWall
6 2 (1.60%) WSUS
7 1 (0.80%) Ansible
7 1 (0.80%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.80%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.80%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.80%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.80%) PowerCLI
7 1 (0.80%) Puppet
7 1 (0.80%) SCOM
Vendors
1 61 (48.80%) Microsoft
2 49 (39.20%) VMware
3 12 (9.60%) Sophos
4 11 (8.80%) Cisco
5 9 (7.20%) Veeam
6 8 (6.40%) Citrix
7 7 (5.60%) Google
7 7 (5.60%) HP
7 7 (5.60%) SAP
8 6 (4.80%) Apple
9 5 (4.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.20%) Oracle
11 3 (2.40%) Dell
11 3 (2.40%) QNAP
11 3 (2.40%) Veritas
11 3 (2.40%) WatchGuard
12 2 (1.60%) Hyperion
12 2 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (1.60%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.60%) Symantec