The median annual salary for an Active Directory Consultant was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 874 922 958
Rank change year-on-year +48 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Consultant 16 10 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.010% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.011% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 20
Median salary £52,500 £30,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% -38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £27,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £52,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £32,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -31.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Active Directory Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Active Directory Consultant in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory Consultant in the UK

Active Directory Consultant
Top 7 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 16 £52,500 +75.00% 6
London +43 10 £60,000 +118.18% 3
Manchester - 5 £45,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
City of London +31 2 - -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (50.00%) VMware
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
6 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
8 9 (28.13%) Cisco
9 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (21.88%) vSphere
10 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
10 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
10 7 (21.88%) CCNP
10 7 (21.88%) CCDP
10 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (21.88%) SAN
10 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
10 7 (21.88%) Linux
10 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
10 7 (21.88%) Migration
11 6 (18.75%) Presales
11 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
11 6 (18.75%) Office 365
11 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) MCITP
12 5 (15.63%) MCSE
12 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
12 5 (15.63%) SQL

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) Office 365
3 3 (9.38%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (21.88%) iSCSI
1 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.25%) DMZ
4 2 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Internet
4 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
4 2 (6.25%) Skype
5 1 (3.13%) DHCP
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (6.25%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Identity Management
2 7 (21.88%) Migration
3 6 (18.75%) Presales
4 3 (9.38%) BCP
4 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
4 3 (9.38%) Capacity Management
4 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (3.13%) Coaching
6 1 (3.13%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL
6 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.88%) Shell Script
3 5 (15.63%) SQL
4 3 (9.38%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (6.25%) Java
5 2 (6.25%) Perl
5 2 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) CCDP
1 7 (21.88%) CCNP
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCITP
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (21.88%) vSphere
4 4 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) AirWatch
1 3 (9.38%) Failover Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
1 3 (9.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Computacenter
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago