Active Directory Jobs in the UK excluding London

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 31 46 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4,398 3,575 4,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.03% 6.11% 6.25%
As % of the System Software category 49.93% 38.65% 36.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,663 2,930 3,736
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,500
25th Percentile £26,700 £27,000 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,809 9,250 12,344
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 12.09% 15.81% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7,004 5,722 8,343
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,250 £80,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in the UK excluding London

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Active Directory in the UK excluding London

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in the UK excluding London

Active Directory
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
South East 0 1,164 £37,500 +7.14% 318
North of England +28 1,092 £35,000 -7.89% 219
Midlands +29 773 £33,500 -8.22% 152
South West +22 542 £37,500 +1.35% 136
North West +5 507 £37,500 -11.76% 117
East of England +12 477 £31,000 -17.33% 122
West Midlands +29 467 £34,000 -2.86% 87
Yorkshire +42 393 £32,500 -5.80% 84
East Midlands +15 300 £32,500 -10.96% 63
Scotland -47 246 £33,500 -11.26% 52
North East +24 192 £33,000 -8.97% 21
Wales +22 86 £28,290 -25.55% 18
Northern Ireland -9 12 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Channel Islands 0 4 £85,000 -5.56%
Isle of Man -9 4 £43,000 -40.69% 2
Active Directory
UK

Active Directory
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1,159 (26.35%) Microsoft Exchange
2 714 (16.23%) SharePoint
3 107 (2.43%) IIS
4 30 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (0.57%) OpenStack
6 15 (0.34%) CMS
7 14 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.27%) Confluence
8 12 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.27%) WordPress
9 10 (0.23%) Skype for Business
10 9 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.18%) Apache
12 6 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2000
12 6 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2003
14 4 (0.091%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.091%) SAS
Applications
1 730 (16.60%) Microsoft Office
2 129 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 55 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 16 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.068%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.045%) CATIA
8 2 (0.045%) NASTRAN
9 1 (0.023%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.023%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.023%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.14%) SAP ERP
3 5 (0.11%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.091%) Epicor Tropos
4 4 (0.091%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.068%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.068%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.045%) assyst
6 2 (0.045%) iTrent
7 1 (0.023%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.023%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.023%) Sage 300 ERP
7 1 (0.023%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,767 (62.91%) Microsoft 365
2 2,090 (47.52%) Azure
3 1,173 (26.67%) Entra ID
4 339 (7.71%) OneDrive
5 307 (6.98%) AWS
6 121 (2.75%) Power Platform
7 92 (2.09%) IaaS
8 83 (1.89%) SaaS
9 75 (1.71%) GCP
10 73 (1.66%) Mimecast
11 62 (1.41%) Power Automate
12 57 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
13 55 (1.25%) PaaS
14 54 (1.23%) PowerApps
15 52 (1.18%) Google Workspace
16 48 (1.09%) Nutanix
17 45 (1.02%) Azure DevOps
18 36 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
19 35 (0.80%) Azure Monitor
20 30 (0.68%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 1,005 (22.85%) DNS
2 993 (22.58%) Firewall
3 791 (17.99%) DHCP
4 551 (12.53%) WAN
5 502 (11.41%) LAN
6 421 (9.57%) TCP/IP
7 406 (9.23%) VPN
8 338 (7.69%) SAN
9 259 (5.89%) Wi-Fi
10 241 (5.48%) VLAN
11 229 (5.21%) Wireless
12 220 (5.00%) VoIP
13 123 (2.80%) Network Security
14 110 (2.50%) NAS
15 109 (2.48%) Internet
16 107 (2.43%) Remote Desktop
17 97 (2.21%) Broadband
18 85 (1.93%) SD-WAN
19 77 (1.75%) 5G
19 77 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 85 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
3 82 (1.86%) Power BI
4 65 (1.48%) Metadata
5 36 (0.82%) MySQL
6 32 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 19 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 15 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 11 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (0.20%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.20%) Redis
13 8 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
13 8 (0.18%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.16%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
15 6 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 92 (2.09%) Git
2 88 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 68 (1.55%) Bitbucket
4 65 (1.48%) Artifactory
5 40 (0.91%) JIRA
6 11 (0.25%) MSI
7 10 (0.23%) Trac
8 9 (0.20%) Visual Studio
9 7 (0.16%) GitLab
10 6 (0.14%) Robot Framework
10 6 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
11 5 (0.11%) AdminStudio
11 5 (0.11%) InstallShield
12 4 (0.091%) Hudson
13 3 (0.068%) SonarQube
13 3 (0.068%) Visual Studio Code
14 2 (0.045%) Moq
14 2 (0.045%) Postman
14 2 (0.045%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.045%) webpack
General
1 1,406 (31.97%) Social Skills
2 475 (10.80%) Finance
3 397 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 258 (5.87%) Law
5 224 (5.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 180 (4.09%) Organisational Skills
7 158 (3.59%) Manufacturing
8 155 (3.52%) Retail
9 137 (3.12%) Legal
10 127 (2.89%) Telecoms
11 99 (2.25%) Public Sector
12 85 (1.93%) Documentation Skills
12 85 (1.93%) Marketing
13 57 (1.30%) Banking
14 34 (0.77%) Games
15 30 (0.68%) Local Government
16 23 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
17 21 (0.48%) Advertising
18 19 (0.43%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.39%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 936 (21.28%) IT Support
2 827 (18.80%) Support Engineer
3 736 (16.73%) Analyst
4 698 (15.87%) IT Engineer
5 582 (13.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 480 (10.91%) IT Support Engineer
7 457 (10.39%) Senior
8 384 (8.73%) 2nd Line Support
9 326 (7.41%) IT Technician
10 278 (6.32%) IT Analyst
11 248 (5.64%) Lead
12 247 (5.62%) Support Analyst
13 245 (5.57%) Service Analyst
14 238 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 237 (5.39%) Support Technician
16 227 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
17 216 (4.91%) 1st Line Support
18 200 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 192 (4.37%) IT Support Technician
20 191 (4.34%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (2.07%) LDAP
2 82 (1.86%) SAML
3 79 (1.80%) RESTful
4 77 (1.75%) JSON
5 73 (1.66%) Web Services
6 71 (1.61%) OpenID
7 70 (1.59%) XML
8 65 (1.48%) JSON-LD
9 31 (0.70%) .NET
10 24 (0.55%) ARM Templates
11 16 (0.36%) OLE
12 14 (0.32%) CSS
13 12 (0.27%) HTML
13 12 (0.27%) OAuth
14 8 (0.18%) 802.1X
15 7 (0.16%) EJB
15 7 (0.16%) SailPoint
16 6 (0.14%) LAMP
16 6 (0.14%) Middleware
16 6 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 358 (8.14%) Driving Licence
2 256 (5.82%) Management Information System
3 243 (5.53%) Data Centre
4 210 (4.77%) Self-Motivation
5 131 (2.98%) Onboarding
6 114 (2.59%) Replication
7 106 (2.41%) PKI
8 91 (2.07%) Clustering
9 85 (1.93%) Public Cloud
10 73 (1.66%) Enterprise Cloud
11 68 (1.55%) Social Media
12 67 (1.52%) Smartphone
13 65 (1.48%) Reference Data
14 43 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
15 40 (0.91%) Fat Client
15 40 (0.91%) Thin Client
16 36 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
16 36 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
17 34 (0.77%) Private Cloud
18 33 (0.75%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3,102 (70.53%) Windows
2 1,713 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 902 (20.51%) Windows 10
4 503 (11.44%) Linux
5 331 (7.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 312 (7.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 285 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 167 (3.80%) Mac OS
9 161 (3.66%) Windows 7
10 137 (3.12%) Android
11 119 (2.71%) Apple iOS
12 100 (2.27%) Ubuntu
13 75 (1.71%) Windows 8
14 58 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
15 39 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (0.89%) VMS
16 37 (0.84%) CentOS
17 31 (0.70%) Unix
18 28 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
19 24 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 993 (22.58%) ITIL
2 913 (20.76%) Problem-Solving
3 850 (19.33%) Customer Service
4 753 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 562 (12.78%) Cybersecurity
6 301 (6.84%) Service Management
7 298 (6.78%) Agile
8 269 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 254 (5.78%) Roadmaps
10 237 (5.39%) Mentoring
11 233 (5.30%) Service Delivery
12 225 (5.12%) ITSM
13 212 (4.82%) Project Management
14 209 (4.75%) Incident Management
15 206 (4.68%) Migration
16 198 (4.50%) Continuous Improvement
17 186 (4.23%) Change Management
18 170 (3.87%) Identity Access Management
19 166 (3.77%) DevOps
20 151 (3.43%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 640 (14.55%) PowerShell
2 462 (10.50%) SQL
3 139 (3.16%) Bash
4 101 (2.30%) Python
5 69 (1.57%) Go
6 65 (1.48%) Prolog
6 65 (1.48%) SPARQL
7 51 (1.16%) C#
8 49 (1.11%) VB
9 37 (0.84%) VBScript
10 25 (0.57%) JavaScript
11 20 (0.45%) Bicep
11 20 (0.45%) Perl
12 19 (0.43%) Java
12 19 (0.43%) R
13 14 (0.32%) ActionScript
13 14 (0.32%) T-SQL
14 9 (0.20%) PL/SQL
15 8 (0.18%) Shell Script
15 8 (0.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 515 (11.71%) Degree
2 432 (9.82%) Security Cleared
3 407 (9.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 274 (6.23%) SC Cleared
5 200 (4.55%) DV Cleared
6 159 (3.62%) A+ Certification
7 149 (3.39%) MCP
8 148 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
9 132 (3.00%) DBS Check
10 123 (2.80%) CCNA
11 117 (2.66%) Azure Certification
12 111 (2.52%) MCSE
13 81 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
14 74 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 63 (1.43%) MCSA
16 47 (1.07%) CCNP
17 44 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 42 (0.95%) Network+ Certification
19 31 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 28 (0.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 352 (8.00%) SLA
2 92 (2.09%) GDPR
3 80 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 79 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (0.45%) NIST
6 16 (0.36%) Accessibility
7 15 (0.34%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.18%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.091%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.091%) NCSC
10 4 (0.091%) QA
11 3 (0.068%) HIPAA
11 3 (0.068%) JSP 440
11 3 (0.068%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.023%) GRC
12 1 (0.023%) GxP
12 1 (0.023%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.023%) PMO
12 1 (0.023%) SOC 2
System Software
1 898 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 840 (19.10%) Hyper-V
3 180 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
4 157 (3.57%) vSphere
5 126 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 126 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
6 95 (2.16%) XenApp
7 78 (1.77%) XenDesktop
8 52 (1.18%) Docker
9 45 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
10 44 (1.00%) RACF
11 42 (0.95%) VirtualBox
12 31 (0.70%) Firmware
13 22 (0.50%) VMware Server
14 20 (0.45%) Terminal Services
14 20 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
15 18 (0.41%) pfSense
16 16 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 16 (0.36%) NFS
17 13 (0.30%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 810 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 448 (10.19%) SCCM
3 146 (3.32%) WSUS
4 108 (2.46%) SCOM
5 105 (2.39%) vCenter Server
6 101 (2.30%) Jamf Pro
7 79 (1.80%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 72 (1.64%) Kubernetes
9 62 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
10 51 (1.16%) Ansible
11 46 (1.05%) Terraform
12 43 (0.98%) Failover Clustering
13 40 (0.91%) ZABBIX
14 37 (0.84%) FortiGate
15 32 (0.73%) NetBackup
16 26 (0.59%) Backup Exec
17 25 (0.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 24 (0.55%) EMC NetWorker
19 20 (0.45%) Grafana
20 19 (0.43%) Autotask
Vendors
1 2,942 (66.89%) Microsoft
2 1,351 (30.72%) VMware
3 435 (9.89%) Cisco
4 375 (8.53%) Citrix
5 320 (7.28%) Veeam
6 162 (3.68%) Apple
7 160 (3.64%) Dell
8 153 (3.48%) HP
9 130 (2.96%) CyberArk
9 130 (2.96%) ServiceNow
10 108 (2.46%) Meraki
11 106 (2.41%) Google
12 95 (2.16%) Sophos
13 89 (2.02%) NetApp
14 88 (2.00%) Fortinet
15 72 (1.64%) SolarWinds
16 69 (1.57%) Oracle
17 67 (1.52%) Tanium
18 60 (1.36%) Aruba
19 59 (1.34%) Adobe