Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 22 32
Rank change year-on-year +3 +10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 568 637 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.70% 8.25% 6.72%
As % of the System Software category 56.29% 62.27% 64.62%
Number of salaries quoted 489 591 563
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £47,500 £48,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% -1.54% -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1009 1023 978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.45% 13.26% 10.39%
Number of salaries quoted 857 877 817
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £59,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% +1.43%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Leeds -4 351 £32,111 -8.25% 20
Bradford -1 97 £37,500 +25.00%
Wakefield +9 61 £32,500 -9.09% 1
Halifax +28 17 £35,000 +9.38%
Pontefract -2 10 £28,500 +1.79% 1
Keighley - 8 £32,500 -
Pudsey - 6 £26,000 - 1
Huddersfield +7 4 £24,000 - 3
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £32,500 -
Mirfield -3 2 £43,250 +66.35%
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Knottingley - 2 £26,500 -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Batley - 1 - -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 485 (85.39%) Windows
2 400 (70.42%) Microsoft
3 317 (55.81%) Windows Server
4 285 (50.18%) VMware
5 222 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 209 (36.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 207 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 205 (36.09%) ITIL
9 179 (31.51%) MS Exchange
10 137 (24.12%) Cisco
11 134 (23.59%) DNS
12 121 (21.30%) Windows 7
13 120 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
14 117 (20.60%) SAN
15 116 (20.42%) Citrix
16 105 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 99 (17.43%) Firewall
17 99 (17.43%) DHCP
18 97 (17.08%) SCCM
18 97 (17.08%) Office 365
19 93 (16.37%) VMware ESXi
20 90 (15.85%) SQL
21 89 (15.67%) WAN
22 85 (14.96%) Hyper-V
23 81 (14.26%) LAN
24 79 (13.91%) TCP/IP
25 78 (13.73%) SQL Server
26 76 (13.38%) VPN
27 71 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
28 65 (11.44%) MCSE

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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
1 179 (31.51%) MS Exchange
2 71 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.51%) SharePoint
4 35 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (5.81%) IIS
6 20 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (2.64%) Skype for Business
8 13 (2.29%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.94%) IBM Domino
10 7 (1.23%) Apache
10 7 (1.23%) CMS
10 7 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.06%) Confluence
12 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 120 (21.13%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 97 (17.08%) Office 365
2 60 (10.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.58%) IaaS
5 7 (1.23%) PaaS
6 6 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.53%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.18%) G Suite
8 1 (0.18%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (23.59%) DNS
2 117 (20.60%) SAN
3 99 (17.43%) DHCP
3 99 (17.43%) Firewall
4 89 (15.67%) WAN
5 81 (14.26%) LAN
6 79 (13.91%) TCP/IP
7 76 (13.38%) VPN
8 61 (10.74%) VoIP
9 34 (5.99%) MPLS
10 27 (4.75%) Remote Desktop
11 21 (3.70%) VLAN
12 19 (3.35%) Internet
13 15 (2.64%) Skype
13 15 (2.64%) Wireless
14 14 (2.46%) SNMP
15 12 (2.11%) SSL
16 10 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (1.76%) NAS
17 9 (1.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.58%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.58%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (0.88%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.53%) MySQL
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (0.35%) Riak
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.18%) OLAP
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (1.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.23%) JIRA
4 2 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 64 (11.27%) Finance
2 28 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.40%) Retail
4 21 (3.70%) Law
4 21 (3.70%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.29%) Marketing
6 11 (1.94%) Games
6 11 (1.94%) Legal
7 6 (1.06%) Advertising
7 6 (1.06%) Publishing
8 3 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 130 (22.89%) Analyst
2 126 (22.18%) IT Support
3 102 (17.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 92 (16.20%) Support Engineer
5 88 (15.49%) Support Analyst
6 83 (14.61%) IT Engineer
7 77 (13.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 61 (10.74%) Windows Engineer
9 59 (10.39%) IT Analyst
10 54 (9.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 54 (9.51%) IT Support Engineer
11 48 (8.45%) IT Support Analyst
12 47 (8.27%) Senior Support Engineer
13 43 (7.57%) Senior IT Support
14 42 (7.39%) Senior IT Engineer
15 41 (7.22%) Service Analyst
15 41 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
16 37 (6.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
17 36 (6.34%) Desktop Support
18 35 (6.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.94%) Web Services
2 8 (1.41%) .NET
3 4 (0.70%) COM
4 2 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.35%) CSS
4 2 (0.35%) HTML
4 2 (0.35%) Middleware
5 1 (0.18%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.18%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.18%) SAP PI
5 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (8.45%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.75%) Clustering
3 20 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.99%) iPad
4 17 (2.99%) Replication
5 16 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.58%) Smartphone
8 8 (1.41%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 7 (1.23%) RSA SecurID
10 6 (1.06%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.88%) PKI
11 5 (0.88%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.70%) CMDB
13 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
13 3 (0.53%) Handset
13 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 485 (85.39%) Windows
2 317 (55.81%) Windows Server
3 209 (36.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 207 (36.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 121 (21.30%) Windows 7
6 62 (10.92%) Windows 10
7 59 (10.39%) Linux
8 54 (9.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (6.34%) Windows XP
10 31 (5.46%) Windows 8
11 29 (5.11%) Unix
12 23 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.29%) Mac OS X
14 12 (2.11%) Android
15 6 (1.06%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.88%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.88%) Windows Vista
17 4 (0.70%) CentOS
17 4 (0.70%) HPUX
18 3 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (36.09%) ITIL
2 47 (8.27%) Load Balancing
3 38 (6.69%) Service Management
4 36 (6.34%) Project Management
5 34 (5.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 29 (5.11%) Change Management
6 29 (5.11%) ITIL V3
6 29 (5.11%) Server Virtualisation
7 27 (4.75%) Problem Management
8 24 (4.23%) Kalman Filter
9 23 (4.05%) Change Control
9 23 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (4.05%) High Availability
9 23 (4.05%) Release Management
10 22 (3.87%) Service Delivery
11 21 (3.70%) Time Management
12 20 (3.52%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (3.35%) Coaching
13 19 (3.35%) Fault Analysis
14 18 (3.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (15.85%) SQL
2 45 (7.92%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 14 (2.46%) Perl
5 9 (1.58%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.41%) C#
7 7 (1.23%) VB
8 6 (1.06%) VB6
9 5 (0.88%) Python
10 4 (0.70%) C
11 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.18%) Java
12 1 (0.18%) PHP
12 1 (0.18%) VBA
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (11.44%) MCSE
3 50 (8.80%) MCSA
4 41 (7.22%) Cisco Certification
5 36 (6.34%) CCNA
6 31 (5.46%) ITIL Certification
7 28 (4.93%) MCP
8 18 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 15 (2.64%) MCITP
10 14 (2.46%) Degree
11 10 (1.76%) CCNP
11 10 (1.76%) MCDST
12 9 (1.58%) DBS Check
13 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.41%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.06%) ISEB
15 5 (0.88%) CCIE
16 4 (0.70%) CISSP
16 4 (0.70%) HND
16 4 (0.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.16%) SLA
2 21 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.88%) QA
4 4 (0.70%) GDPR
4 4 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.35%) PMO
6 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
System Software
1 222 (39.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (16.37%) VMware ESXi
3 85 (14.96%) Hyper-V
4 53 (9.33%) vSphere
5 29 (5.11%) XenApp
6 26 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 24 (4.23%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 8 (1.41%) OpenSIPS
11 7 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.35%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.35%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.35%) XenServer
15 1 (0.18%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 97 (17.08%) SCCM
2 44 (7.75%) SCOM
3 41 (7.22%) WSUS
4 24 (4.23%) vCenter Server
5 23 (4.05%) SCDPM
6 21 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 19 (3.35%) Backup Exec
8 9 (1.58%) Nagios
8 9 (1.58%) Puppet
9 8 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.41%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.41%) WMI
10 7 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (1.06%) ZENworks
12 5 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
12 5 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.70%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.70%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 400 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 285 (50.18%) VMware
3 137 (24.12%) Cisco
4 116 (20.42%) Citrix
5 65 (11.44%) HP
6 55 (9.68%) NetApp
7 48 (8.45%) Avaya
8 42 (7.39%) Veeam
9 29 (5.11%) Symantec
10 25 (4.40%) F5
10 25 (4.40%) Hitachi
11 24 (4.23%) Dell
12 22 (3.87%) Red Hat
13 21 (3.70%) Apple
14 19 (3.35%) Oracle
15 17 (2.99%) CommVault
16 14 (2.46%) SAP
17 13 (2.29%) Lotus
18 12 (2.11%) Remedy
19 11 (1.94%) EMC