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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 42 21 22
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 57 88 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.83% 9.59% 8.99%
As % of the System Software category 27.40% 43.56% 51.67%
Number of salaries quoted 55 71 51
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,000 £19,750
25th Percentile £23,750 £27,750 £22,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,000 £42,500 £28,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.71% +49.12% -7.32%
75th Percentile £44,375 £67,500 £39,875
90th Percentile £56,800 £80,000 £43,750
North East median annual salary £33,000 £38,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year -13.16% +22.58% -11.43%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 208 202 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 17.61% 22.00% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 175 182 101
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,250
25th Percentile £35,375 £31,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £37,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +21.62% -12.94%
75th Percentile £82,500 £57,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £67,500 £52,500
North East median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% +31.82% -16.46%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Tyne and Wear

Active Directory
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Newcastle upon Tyne -18 45 £35,000 -20.68% 24
Sunderland +2 6 £33,750 -10.00%
Gateshead +1 4 £27,500 -36.78% 1
South Tyneside +2 2 £21,500 -17.31%
Active Directory
North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 51 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 38 (66.67%) Windows
3 28 (49.12%) Azure
3 28 (49.12%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
5 22 (38.60%) ITIL
6 18 (31.58%) DNS
6 18 (31.58%) DHCP
7 15 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (22.81%) Social Skills
9 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
10 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
12 9 (15.79%) VMware
12 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
13 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
13 8 (14.04%) ITSM
14 7 (12.28%) Firewall
14 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Intune
15 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
15 6 (10.53%) Mimecast
15 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
15 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
15 6 (10.53%) Citrix
15 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
15 6 (10.53%) LAN
15 6 (10.53%) Cisco
16 5 (8.77%) WAN

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 9 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 28 (49.12%) Azure
1 28 (49.12%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (26.32%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.53%) Mimecast
4 3 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.51%) Power Platform
5 2 (3.51%) PowerApps
6 1 (1.75%) AWS
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) DHCP
1 18 (31.58%) DNS
2 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.28%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) LAN
4 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications
5 5 (8.77%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) Wireless
7 3 (5.26%) BGP
7 3 (5.26%) IPv4
7 3 (5.26%) IPv6
7 3 (5.26%) VLAN
7 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.26%) WLAN
8 2 (3.51%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.51%) VoIP
9 1 (1.75%) Skype
9 1 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (1.75%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
General
1 13 (22.81%) Social Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Law
2 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.75%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) IT Support
5 7 (12.28%) IT Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
5 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.02%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Network Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Platform Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Deskside Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) CMDB
1 3 (5.26%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Cyberattack
2 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) CCTV
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) iPhone
3 1 (1.75%) NHS
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Replication
3 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (66.67%) Windows
2 26 (45.61%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) Android
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.75%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (38.60%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Asset Management
3 8 (14.04%) ITSM
4 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.77%) Project Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Information Security
5 4 (7.02%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.02%) Platform Engineering
5 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Time Management
6 3 (5.26%) Change Management
6 3 (5.26%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Line Management
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.26%) Security Patching
6 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.51%) Bash
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.02%) CCNA
2 4 (7.02%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.26%) CCNP
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.26%) XenApp
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (8.77%) WSUS
3 4 (7.02%) SCCM
4 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (3.51%) Terraform
5 1 (1.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco
3 6 (10.53%) Citrix
4 3 (5.26%) Meraki
4 3 (5.26%) Snow
5 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.51%) Veeam
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.75%) ConnectWise
6 1 (1.75%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Google
6 1 (1.75%) Mitel
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.75%) Wyse
6 1 (1.75%) Zerto