Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 19 28
Rank change year-on-year -27 +9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 130 415 484
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 5.13% 9.24% 7.24%
As % of the System Software category 30.09% 55.41% 53.30%
Number of salaries quoted 118 384 458
Median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% - -
10th Percentile £24,713 £21,750 £20,588
90th Percentile £67,250 £57,500 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £34,125
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 432 749 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.06% 16.68% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 373 670 798
Median annual salary £48,300 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +0.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £22,175
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,125 £64,125
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in West Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 2020. 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 -25 88 £39,000 -2.50% 11
Bradford -8 17 £36,589 +7.61% 1
Wakefield -12 13 £31,250 +10.62% 2
Halifax +19 4 £60,000 +140.00% 1
Huddersfield +6 1 £25,250 -8.18%
Brighouse - 1 £23,000 -
Cleckheaton - 1 £30,000 -
Elland - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 118 (90.77%) Windows
2 83 (63.85%) Microsoft
3 75 (57.69%) Windows Server
4 63 (48.46%) Office 365
5 54 (41.54%) Azure
6 48 (36.92%) VMware
7 37 (28.46%) DNS
8 35 (26.92%) Hyper-V
9 33 (25.38%) DHCP
10 32 (24.62%) Windows 10
11 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
12 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 28 (21.54%) ITIL
13 28 (21.54%) SQL
14 27 (20.77%) SharePoint
15 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 24 (18.46%) MS Exchange
16 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
17 22 (16.92%) IIS
18 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (15.38%) PowerShell
20 18 (13.85%) Migration
20 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
20 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
20 18 (13.85%) Azure Active Directory
21 16 (12.31%) SCCM
22 15 (11.54%) IaaS
23 14 (10.77%) AWS
23 14 (10.77%) Firewall
23 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP

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 27 (20.77%) SharePoint
2 24 (18.46%) MS Exchange
3 22 (16.92%) IIS
4 13 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 9 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (48.46%) Office 365
2 54 (41.54%) Azure
3 18 (13.85%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (11.54%) IaaS
5 14 (10.77%) AWS
6 12 (9.23%) PaaS
7 11 (8.46%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (8.46%) Azure Stack
7 11 (8.46%) Power Platform
8 6 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.31%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.77%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.77%) GCP
11 1 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 37 (28.46%) DNS
2 33 (25.38%) DHCP
3 14 (10.77%) Firewall
3 14 (10.77%) TCP/IP
4 13 (10.00%) VPN
5 11 (8.46%) LAN
5 11 (8.46%) WAN
6 10 (7.69%) Internet
7 8 (6.15%) Skype
7 8 (6.15%) VLAN
7 8 (6.15%) VoIP
7 8 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (5.38%) Network Security
9 4 (3.08%) DSL
9 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (3.08%) SAN
10 2 (1.54%) 3G
10 2 (1.54%) DMZ
10 2 (1.54%) MPLS
10 2 (1.54%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 13 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (8.46%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.46%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (8.46%) Power BI
4 7 (5.38%) Data Lake
5 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.85%) MS Access
5 5 (3.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.54%) MSI
3 1 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.77%) GitLab
3 1 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (8.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Marketing
3 4 (3.08%) Back Office
4 3 (2.31%) Law
4 3 (2.31%) Retail
5 2 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Legal
6 1 (0.77%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 24 (18.46%) IT Support
2 20 (15.38%) Analyst
3 16 (12.31%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.77%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) IT Technician
5 12 (9.23%) Operations Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) IT Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) IT Support Technician
8 9 (6.92%) Support Technician
9 8 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (6.15%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Azure Architect
10 7 (5.38%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) REST
1 4 (3.08%) SOAP
2 1 (0.77%) COM
2 1 (0.77%) LDAP
2 1 (0.77%) OAuth
2 1 (0.77%) OpenID
2 1 (0.77%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.77%) SAML
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
2 1 (0.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.46%) Clustering
3 6 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Social Media
5 3 (2.31%) iPad
6 2 (1.54%) iPhone
6 2 (1.54%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
6 2 (1.54%) SCADA
7 1 (0.77%) CCTV
7 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.77%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.77%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 118 (90.77%) Windows
2 75 (57.69%) Windows Server
3 32 (24.62%) Windows 10
4 21 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (9.23%) Linux
6 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (8.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.08%) Mac OS
9 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.31%) Unix
11 2 (1.54%) Android
11 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (21.54%) ITIL
3 18 (13.85%) Migration
4 14 (10.77%) Tech Ops
5 12 (9.23%) Proactive Monitoring
5 12 (9.23%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (8.46%) Analytics
6 11 (8.46%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (8.46%) Data Analytics
6 11 (8.46%) Data Transformation
6 11 (8.46%) IT Strategy
6 11 (8.46%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.46%) Visualisation
7 9 (6.92%) DevOps
7 9 (6.92%) Incident Management
8 8 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (6.15%) Information Security
8 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.15%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.54%) SQL
2 20 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.85%) Java
4 2 (1.54%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.54%) Python
4 2 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.46%) MCSE
3 9 (6.92%) MCP
4 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.08%) CCNA
5 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.08%) CISM
5 4 (3.08%) CISSP
5 4 (3.08%) MCSD
6 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.54%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.54%) CCENT
7 2 (1.54%) CCNP
7 2 (1.54%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (1.54%) Degree
7 2 (1.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.54%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (0.77%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) GDPR
3 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 31 (23.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (3.08%) Docker
6 4 (3.08%) XenApp
7 2 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.77%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.77%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Firmware
8 1 (0.77%) NDS
8 1 (0.77%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (12.31%) SCCM
2 11 (8.46%) SCVMM
2 11 (8.46%) WSUS
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.31%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.54%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.54%) Grafana
6 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.54%) Nagios
6 2 (1.54%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.77%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.77%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.77%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (63.85%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.92%) VMware
3 11 (8.46%) Cisco
3 11 (8.46%) Databricks
3 11 (8.46%) PlateSpin
3 11 (8.46%) Tableau
3 11 (8.46%) VirtaMove
4 7 (5.38%) Citrix
5 6 (4.62%) Oracle
6 5 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.08%) CrowdStrike
7 4 (3.08%) Meraki
7 4 (3.08%) NetApp
7 4 (3.08%) Splunk
8 3 (2.31%) Apple
8 3 (2.31%) HP
8 3 (2.31%) McAfee
9 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.54%) Intapp
9 2 (1.54%) Sophos