Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 25 34
Rank change year-on-year +3 +9 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 502 591 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.41% 7.82% 6.31%
As % of the System Software category 52.40% 60.43% 58.84%
Number of salaries quoted 447 549 520
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +1.56%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,950 £19,500
90th Percentile £52,800 £47,500 £48,075
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +1.61% -3.13%

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 958 978 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.14% 12.94% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 825 860 824
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £59,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -12 296 £32,500 -7.14% 16
Bradford +6 91 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Wakefield +9 51 £32,500 -10.96% 3
Halifax +31 20 £34,110 -31.78%
Keighley -8 8 £32,500 -18.75%
Huddersfield +7 6 £27,500 -31.25% 3
Pontefract 0 5 £28,500 +1.79%
Pudsey - 3 £32,500 -
Sowerby Bridge - 3 £45,000 -
Brighouse - 3 £32,250 -
Knottingley - 2 £26,500 -
Calderdale - 2 £18,500 -
Mirfield -2 1 £62,500 +127.27%
Batley - 1 - -
Wetherby - 1 - - 1
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 433 (86.25%) Windows
2 359 (71.51%) Microsoft
3 275 (54.78%) Windows Server
4 206 (41.04%) VMware
5 177 (35.26%) ITIL
5 177 (35.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 172 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 147 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
8 145 (28.88%) MS Exchange
9 128 (25.50%) DNS
10 121 (24.10%) Windows 7
11 115 (22.91%) Office 365
12 106 (21.12%) Cisco
13 105 (20.92%) Microsoft Office
14 103 (20.52%) SAN
15 100 (19.92%) Firewall
15 100 (19.92%) SCCM
16 94 (18.73%) DHCP
17 88 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 85 (16.93%) WAN
19 84 (16.73%) Citrix
20 80 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
21 79 (15.74%) TCP/IP
21 79 (15.74%) Hyper-V
22 78 (15.54%) LAN
23 76 (15.14%) Finance
24 75 (14.94%) SQL
25 73 (14.54%) SQL Server
26 71 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
27 65 (12.95%) SharePoint

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
1 145 (28.88%) MS Exchange
2 65 (12.95%) SharePoint
3 55 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (7.37%) IIS
6 29 (5.78%) Skype for Business
7 19 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.39%) IBM Notes
8 12 (2.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (2.19%) IBM Domino
10 6 (1.20%) CMS
11 5 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.40%) Apache
14 2 (0.40%) Confluence
14 2 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 105 (20.92%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 115 (22.91%) Office 365
2 88 (17.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.59%) SaaS
6 7 (1.39%) IaaS
7 6 (1.20%) OneDrive
7 6 (1.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 128 (25.50%) DNS
2 103 (20.52%) SAN
3 100 (19.92%) Firewall
4 94 (18.73%) DHCP
5 85 (16.93%) WAN
6 79 (15.74%) TCP/IP
7 78 (15.54%) LAN
8 54 (10.76%) VPN
9 48 (9.56%) VoIP
10 36 (7.17%) MPLS
11 23 (4.58%) Internet
12 21 (4.18%) Skype
13 17 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (3.19%) Wireless
15 14 (2.79%) VLAN
16 11 (2.19%) SNMP
17 9 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (1.79%) HTTP
17 9 (1.79%) Network Security
18 8 (1.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.40%) Power BI
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) OLAP
7 1 (0.20%) OLTP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.20%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) Redis
7 1 (0.20%) Riak
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 16 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (0.80%) JIRA
2 4 (0.80%) MSI
3 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.20%) Subversion
4 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 76 (15.14%) Finance
2 29 (5.78%) Retail
3 22 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.79%) Law
5 13 (2.59%) Marketing
6 12 (2.39%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.79%) Legal
8 7 (1.39%) Advertising
9 4 (0.80%) Back Office
10 2 (0.40%) Local Government
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
11 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 110 (21.91%) Analyst
2 91 (18.13%) IT Support
3 77 (15.34%) Support Analyst
4 76 (15.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 69 (13.75%) 2nd Line Support
6 64 (12.75%) Support Engineer
7 62 (12.35%) IT Engineer
8 48 (9.56%) IT Analyst
9 45 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 37 (7.37%) IT Support Analyst
10 37 (7.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 35 (6.97%) Service Analyst
11 35 (6.97%) Windows Engineer
12 32 (6.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 32 (6.37%) Administrator
13 31 (6.18%) IT Support Engineer
14 29 (5.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 28 (5.58%) Desktop Support
16 27 (5.38%) Team Leader
17 25 (4.98%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.60%) .NET
1 3 (0.60%) Web Services
2 2 (0.40%) CSS
2 2 (0.40%) Middleware
3 1 (0.20%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.20%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (5.18%) Clustering
1 26 (5.18%) Data Centre
2 20 (3.98%) PKI
3 17 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.39%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.19%) iPad
6 9 (1.79%) Replication
7 7 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.20%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.80%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.80%) BYOD
10 4 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (0.80%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.60%) Handset
11 3 (0.60%) RSA SecurID
11 3 (0.60%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.40%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 433 (86.25%) Windows
2 275 (54.78%) Windows Server
3 177 (35.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 172 (34.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 121 (24.10%) Windows 7
6 51 (10.16%) Windows 10
7 41 (8.17%) Linux
8 39 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (3.98%) Windows XP
10 19 (3.78%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.99%) Unix
12 12 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.19%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.39%) Android
14 7 (1.39%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.60%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (35.26%) ITIL
2 34 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 33 (6.57%) Coaching
3 33 (6.57%) Project Management
4 28 (5.58%) Kalman Filter
4 28 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 26 (5.18%) Incident Management
5 26 (5.18%) Patch Management
5 26 (5.18%) Problem Management
5 26 (5.18%) Server Virtualisation
6 25 (4.98%) Change Management
6 25 (4.98%) Load Balancing
6 25 (4.98%) Release Management
7 22 (4.38%) Information Security
7 22 (4.38%) Mentoring
8 21 (4.18%) Proactive Monitoring
8 21 (4.18%) Service Management
9 19 (3.78%) ITIL V3
10 17 (3.39%) CRM
10 17 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (14.94%) SQL
2 28 (5.58%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.00%) Python
5 3 (0.60%) C
5 3 (0.60%) C#
5 3 (0.60%) Perl
5 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 3 (0.60%) VB
6 2 (0.40%) Java
6 2 (0.40%) VB6
7 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 80 (15.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (11.55%) MCSE
3 39 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (6.57%) MCSA
5 32 (6.37%) ITIL Certification
6 29 (5.78%) CCNA
7 23 (4.58%) MCP
8 19 (3.78%) Degree
9 13 (2.59%) CISA
9 13 (2.59%) CISM
9 13 (2.59%) CISSP
9 13 (2.59%) SANS
10 12 (2.39%) MCITP
11 10 (1.99%) CCNP
11 10 (1.99%) CEH
11 10 (1.99%) CISMP
12 9 (1.79%) MCDST
13 8 (1.59%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.59%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.57%) SLA
2 18 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 10 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.00%) ISO 31000
5 2 (0.40%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.20%) PMO
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 147 (29.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 79 (15.74%) Hyper-V
3 71 (14.14%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (10.96%) vSphere
5 31 (6.18%) XenApp
6 29 (5.78%) XenDesktop
7 10 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (1.79%) XenServer
9 8 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 7 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (1.20%) OpenSIPS
12 4 (0.80%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.40%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.20%) Docker
15 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
15 1 (0.20%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 100 (19.92%) SCCM
2 53 (10.56%) SCOM
3 29 (5.78%) SCDPM
4 26 (5.18%) vCenter Server
5 25 (4.98%) WSUS
6 18 (3.59%) Backup Exec
6 18 (3.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 13 (2.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (1.59%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.39%) Failover Clustering
10 7 (1.39%) ServiceCenter
11 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.20%) Nagios
11 6 (1.20%) WMI
12 5 (1.00%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.80%) AirWatch
13 4 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (0.80%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 359 (71.51%) Microsoft
2 206 (41.04%) VMware
3 106 (21.12%) Cisco
4 84 (16.73%) Citrix
5 60 (11.95%) HP
6 43 (8.57%) NetApp
7 39 (7.77%) Avaya
8 36 (7.17%) Veeam
9 31 (6.18%) Symantec
10 29 (5.78%) Hitachi
11 20 (3.98%) Dell
12 15 (2.99%) CommVault
13 12 (2.39%) Apple
13 12 (2.39%) F5
13 12 (2.39%) Lotus
13 12 (2.39%) SAP
14 10 (1.99%) Sophos
15 9 (1.79%) Oracle
15 9 (1.79%) Red Hat
15 9 (1.79%) Remedy