Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Active Directory Consultant was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory (AD) Consultant
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1139 1196 1253
Rank change year-on-year +57 +57 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 38 26 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.014% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.014% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 45
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +55.56%
10th Percentile £44,375 £26,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% +22.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 171362 183209 211285
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 137432 153366 175465
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Active Directory Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Consultant in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant.

Salary trend for Active Directory Consultant in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory Consultant in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Consultant within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
England +38 38 £60,000 - 5
UK excluding London +66 24 £57,500 -4.17% 2
London +7 13 £70,000 +154.55% 3
North of England +15 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire +37 6 - -
East Midlands - 6 £52,500 -
East of England +12 5 £60,000 -
North West - 4 £45,000 -
South East +25 2 £60,000 -7.69% 2
West Midlands - 1 - -

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Active Directory Consultant job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 38 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 31 (81.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
4 22 (57.89%) Office 365
5 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
6 19 (50.00%) Presales
7 18 (47.37%) Migration
7 18 (47.37%) VMware
8 16 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (34.21%) DNS
11 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
12 11 (28.95%) Skype
12 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
12 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
13 10 (26.32%) IaaS
14 9 (23.68%) Project Management
14 9 (23.68%) Internet
14 9 (23.68%) Firewall
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (21.05%) MCSE
15 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
16 7 (18.42%) PaaS
16 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
16 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
16 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory Consultant Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.95%) Skype for Business
3 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (81.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (57.89%) Office 365
3 16 (42.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (26.32%) IaaS
5 7 (18.42%) PaaS
6 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 11 (28.95%) Skype
3 9 (23.68%) Firewall
3 9 (23.68%) Internet
4 7 (18.42%) SSL
5 6 (15.79%) VPN
6 5 (13.16%) MPLS
7 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
8 2 (5.26%) Kerberos
9 1 (2.63%) DHCP
9 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (18.42%) Blackberry
1 7 (18.42%) iPhone
2 3 (7.89%) Hedge funds
3 2 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Vista
3 7 (18.42%) Windows XP
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Presales
2 18 (47.37%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) Business Development
4 7 (18.42%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (15.79%) Time Management
6 5 (13.16%) Identity Management
6 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.89%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) C++
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) MCSE
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 38 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
3 3 (7.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix