The median annual salary for an Active Directory Specialist was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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) Specialist
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 861 915 942
Rank change year-on-year +54 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Active Directory Specialist 13 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.020% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.021% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 21
Median salary £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69638 80091 87142
Median salary £47,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory Specialist in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Active Directory Specialist in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory Specialist in the UK

Active Directory Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 +41 12 £65,000 +27.45% 1
Hertfordshire - 8 £55,000 -
East of England - 8 £55,000 -
Hatfield - 6 - -
London +27 4 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £37,500 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Active Directory Specialist 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 Specialist in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 9 (64.29%) Office 365
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (57.14%) MCSA
6 7 (50.00%) Degree
6 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
7 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
7 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (42.86%) SCCM
7 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
7 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
7 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
7 6 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 6 (42.86%) Citrix
7 6 (42.86%) Terminal Server
7 6 (42.86%) Advertising
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (28.57%) SCOM
9 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (28.57%) VBScript
10 3 (21.43%) .NET
10 3 (21.43%) HTML
10 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET

Active Directory Specialist 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 10
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (42.86%) Application Packaging
1 6 (42.86%) Build Automation
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCSA
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) HND
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) Terminal Server
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (7.14%) Aveksa
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
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