Period
to 17 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 54 26
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 105 161 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 4.64% 5.20% 8.48%
As % of the System Software category 37.77% 44.35% 59.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 142 215
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,225 £19,025 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,700 £67,500
South East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% -7.53%

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 278 363 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.28% 11.71% 14.32%
Number of salaries quoted 237 294 338
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +5 49 £46,000 +64.29% 9
Wallingford +25 17 £35,000 +70.73% 2
Thame +17 8 £27,500 -38.89%
Abingdon +3 6 £35,250 +41.00% 4
Kidlington +13 4 £22,000 -63.33% 2
Bicester +7 1 £21,500 -52.22% 1
Banbury 0 1 - - 2
Active Directory
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 93 (88.57%) Windows
2 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 46 (43.81%) Office 365
4 45 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 40 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
6 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (32.38%) VMware
8 33 (31.43%) MS Exchange
9 29 (27.62%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (26.67%) Windows 10
10 28 (26.67%) DHCP
10 28 (26.67%) DNS
11 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
12 21 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
13 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
13 20 (19.05%) MCSA
14 18 (17.14%) Firewall
14 18 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
14 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
14 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
15 17 (16.19%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (16.19%) vCenter Server
16 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (12.38%) VPN
18 12 (11.43%) ITIL
19 11 (10.48%) Azure Active Directory
19 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
20 10 (9.52%) ServiceNow

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 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.76%) IIS
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.81%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.90%) Apache
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) JBoss
5 2 (1.90%) SAS
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.95%) nginx
Applications
1 40 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 46 (43.81%) Office 365
2 23 (21.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (10.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (5.71%) iTunes
6 5 (4.76%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.81%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (3.81%) IaaS
7 4 (3.81%) PaaS
8 3 (2.86%) SaaS
9 2 (1.90%) G Suite
10 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.95%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.67%) DHCP
1 28 (26.67%) DNS
2 18 (17.14%) Firewall
3 13 (12.38%) VPN
4 10 (9.52%) VoIP
5 9 (8.57%) LAN
5 9 (8.57%) WAN
6 7 (6.67%) ADSL
7 6 (5.71%) SAN
8 4 (3.81%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.81%) VLAN
8 4 (3.81%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (2.86%) NAS
9 3 (2.86%) Wireless
10 2 (1.90%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.90%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.90%) Skype
10 2 (1.90%) SSL
11 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (16.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.86%) Neo4j
5 2 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.90%) Data Lake
5 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.95%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 4 (3.81%) Finance
2 3 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.90%) Games
3 2 (1.90%) Legal
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (29.52%) IT Support
2 20 (19.05%) Analyst
3 16 (15.24%) Support Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (13.33%) Administrator
6 13 (12.38%) IT Analyst
6 13 (12.38%) IT Support Analyst
7 12 (11.43%) Support Technician
8 11 (10.48%) IT Manager
9 9 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
10 8 (7.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 8 (7.62%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (7.62%) IT Technician
10 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.67%) IT Systems Administrator
11 7 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
12 6 (5.71%) Senior IT Support Analyst
12 6 (5.71%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) COM
2 3 (2.86%) LDAP
3 2 (1.90%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.90%) Node.js
3 2 (1.90%) SAML
4 1 (0.95%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Fintech
3 6 (5.71%) iPhone
3 6 (5.71%) Life Science
4 5 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.81%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.86%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 93 (88.57%) Windows
2 45 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 38 (36.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (26.67%) Windows 10
4 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.52%) Linux
7 8 (7.62%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.71%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
10 2 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.95%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) Unix
11 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (27.62%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (11.43%) ITIL
3 7 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (5.71%) ITSM
4 6 (5.71%) Line Management
5 5 (4.76%) Microservices
6 4 (3.81%) Break/Fix
6 4 (3.81%) DevOps
6 4 (3.81%) Information Security
6 4 (3.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (3.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.86%) Hardware Maintenance
7 3 (2.86%) Network Design
7 3 (2.86%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (2.86%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.67%) Python
3 5 (4.76%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) MCSA
1 20 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (3.81%) MCP
4 3 (2.86%) MCSE
5 2 (1.90%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.95%) CCNA
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 5 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.90%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (0.95%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (17.14%) Hyper-V
1 18 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) Docker
4 4 (3.81%) XenApp
5 2 (1.90%) pfSense
5 2 (1.90%) vSphere
5 2 (1.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.95%) Postfix
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) vCenter Server
2 7 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.81%) PowerCLI
3 4 (3.81%) SCCM
4 3 (2.86%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.90%) SmoothWall
5 2 (1.90%) WSUS
6 1 (0.95%) Ansible
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.95%) cPanel
6 1 (0.95%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.95%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (32.38%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 8 (7.62%) Apple
4 8 (7.62%) Veritas
5 7 (6.67%) HP
6 6 (5.71%) Toshiba
7 5 (4.76%) WatchGuard
8 4 (3.81%) Facebook
8 4 (3.81%) IBM
8 4 (3.81%) Sophos
8 4 (3.81%) Veeam
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco
9 3 (2.86%) QNAP
10 2 (1.90%) Citrix
10 2 (1.90%) Dell
10 2 (1.90%) Google
10 2 (1.90%) Oracle
10 2 (1.90%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.90%) Symantec