Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 21 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 469 615 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.24% 8.62% 7.61%
As % of the System Software category 53.48% 61.44% 58.93%
Number of salaries quoted 438 534 582
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,575 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,375 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +0.78%

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 877 1,001 1,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.55% 14.03% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 777 828 867
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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 -4 328 £37,250 +6.43% 40
Wakefield -8 51 £32,500 - 7
Bradford -22 41 £41,250 +17.86% 2
Halifax +31 10 £24,500 -38.75% 3
Huddersfield +6 8 £31,250 -3.85%
Brighouse +1 5 £27,000 -8.47%
Batley - 3 £20,250 -
Castleford -2 2 £32,250 +50.00%
Dewsbury - 2 £32,500 -
Pudsey +3 1 £21,250 +8.97%
Ossett -1 1 £32,500 +47.73% 1
Keighley - 1 £25,000 -
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 - 2
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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.

1 373 (79.53%) Windows
2 283 (60.34%) Microsoft
3 209 (44.56%) Windows Server
4 204 (43.50%) VMware
5 143 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 133 (28.36%) DNS
7 122 (26.01%) ITIL
8 121 (25.80%) MS Exchange
8 121 (25.80%) Office 365
9 114 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 114 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
10 105 (22.39%) DHCP
11 94 (20.04%) Windows 7
12 87 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 86 (18.34%) Linux
14 83 (17.70%) SCCM
15 82 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
16 80 (17.06%) Citrix
17 77 (16.42%) SAN
18 72 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2013
19 70 (14.93%) SQL
20 68 (14.50%) Cisco
21 66 (14.07%) TCP/IP
22 65 (13.86%) VPN
23 62 (13.22%) PowerShell
24 59 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
25 58 (12.37%) VMware ESXi
26 56 (11.94%) Firewall
27 50 (10.66%) Hyper-V
28 49 (10.45%) Finance

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
1 121 (25.80%) MS Exchange
2 72 (15.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 43 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 41 (8.74%) IIS
5 32 (6.82%) SharePoint
6 31 (6.61%) Skype for Business
7 26 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (2.56%) Confluence
9 6 (1.28%) IBM Domino
9 6 (1.28%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.64%) CMS
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.43%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.21%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 114 (24.31%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.13%) assyst
2 7 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.07%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 121 (25.80%) Office 365
2 114 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (12.58%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (6.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (2.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.56%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
6 12 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (2.35%) IaaS
8 7 (1.49%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (1.07%) PaaS
10 4 (0.85%) SaaS
11 3 (0.64%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.43%) Serverless
13 1 (0.21%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 133 (28.36%) DNS
2 105 (22.39%) DHCP
3 77 (16.42%) SAN
4 66 (14.07%) TCP/IP
5 65 (13.86%) VPN
6 56 (11.94%) Firewall
7 49 (10.45%) LAN
8 45 (9.59%) WAN
9 20 (4.26%) VLAN
10 18 (3.84%) Internet
10 18 (3.84%) Wireless
11 17 (3.62%) MPLS
11 17 (3.62%) VoIP
12 15 (3.20%) IPsec
12 15 (3.20%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.99%) HTTP
13 14 (2.99%) SMTP
14 13 (2.77%) Skype
14 13 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (2.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.69%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.85%) RavenDB
4 4 (0.85%) Redis
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.43%) Big Data
6 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) Firebird
7 1 (0.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 28 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (5.54%) JIRA
3 19 (4.05%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.41%) TeamCity
5 13 (2.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (2.77%) Jenkins
6 12 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (1.71%) MSBuild
7 8 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (0.64%) Subversion
9 1 (0.21%) MSI
General
1 49 (10.45%) Finance
2 44 (9.38%) Retail
3 35 (7.46%) Marketing
4 14 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.71%) Legal
6 7 (1.49%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.28%) Law
8 4 (0.85%) Publishing
9 3 (0.64%) Advertising
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (19.62%) Support Engineer
2 78 (16.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (13.43%) Analyst
4 54 (11.51%) IT Support
5 42 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 37 (7.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 36 (7.68%) Service Analyst
7 36 (7.68%) Team Leader
8 34 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 33 (7.04%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 31 (6.61%) Infrastructure Support
11 28 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 28 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
11 28 (5.97%) IT Engineer
11 28 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
11 28 (5.97%) Support Analyst
12 27 (5.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 27 (5.76%) DevOps Engineer
13 26 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (5.12%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.56%) .NET
2 5 (1.07%) XML
3 3 (0.64%) LDAP
4 2 (0.43%) EDI
4 2 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.43%) Lucene
4 2 (0.43%) ODBC
4 2 (0.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) COM
5 1 (0.21%) REST
5 1 (0.21%) SOAP
5 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.68%) Data Centre
2 20 (4.26%) PKI
3 19 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (3.84%) Replication
5 13 (2.77%) Clustering
6 12 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 12 (2.56%) Private Cloud
6 12 (2.56%) Public Cloud
7 9 (1.92%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.49%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.49%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.07%) Handset
10 5 (1.07%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.07%) User Experience
11 4 (0.85%) CMDB
11 4 (0.85%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 373 (79.53%) Windows
2 209 (44.56%) Windows Server
3 94 (20.04%) Windows 7
4 87 (18.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (18.34%) Linux
6 82 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 48 (10.23%) Windows 10
8 28 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.35%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.71%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.28%) Android
13 6 (1.28%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.64%) HPUX
14 3 (0.64%) SUSE
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (26.01%) ITIL
2 43 (9.17%) DevOps
3 42 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 37 (7.89%) Patch Management
5 34 (7.25%) Migration
6 32 (6.82%) Coaching
7 30 (6.40%) Performance Management
8 26 (5.54%) Project Management
9 24 (5.12%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (4.90%) Incident Management
10 23 (4.90%) Mentoring
11 21 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.26%) Network Virtualisation
12 20 (4.26%) Release Management
13 19 (4.05%) Configuration Management
14 18 (3.84%) Problem Management
14 18 (3.84%) Service Management
15 16 (3.41%) Identity Management
15 16 (3.41%) ITIL V3
15 16 (3.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 70 (14.93%) SQL
2 62 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.35%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.64%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.64%) C#
4 3 (0.64%) Perl
4 3 (0.64%) VB
5 2 (0.43%) Python
5 2 (0.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (0.43%) VB6
6 1 (0.21%) C
6 1 (0.21%) C++
6 1 (0.21%) Java
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 29 (6.18%) ITIL Certification
4 25 (5.33%) CCNA
5 18 (3.84%) Degree
5 18 (3.84%) MCSE
6 15 (3.20%) MCP
7 13 (2.77%) MCSA
8 7 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.28%) CCA
9 6 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (1.07%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.85%) MCDST
11 4 (0.85%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.85%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.64%) VCP5
13 2 (0.43%) APMP
13 2 (0.43%) CCAA
13 2 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.82%) SLA
2 15 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.56%) GDPR
4 3 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 143 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (12.37%) VMware ESXi
3 50 (10.66%) Hyper-V
4 41 (8.74%) XenApp
5 31 (6.61%) vSphere
6 24 (5.12%) XenDesktop
7 21 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (2.77%) Microsoft App-V
10 11 (2.35%) XenServer
11 8 (1.71%) Firmware
11 8 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.49%) Docker
12 7 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.07%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 83 (17.70%) SCCM
2 37 (7.89%) vCenter Server
3 27 (5.76%) SCOM
4 24 (5.12%) WSUS
5 16 (3.41%) Ansible
6 12 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (2.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (2.56%) SCDPM
7 10 (2.13%) NetBackup
8 9 (1.92%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (1.71%) Backup Exec
9 8 (1.71%) SmoothWall
9 8 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 7 (1.49%) FortiGate
10 7 (1.49%) vRealize
11 5 (1.07%) AirWatch
11 5 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 283 (60.34%) Microsoft
2 204 (43.50%) VMware
3 80 (17.06%) Citrix
4 68 (14.50%) Cisco
5 32 (6.82%) HP
6 28 (5.97%) Symantec
7 25 (5.33%) NetApp
8 18 (3.84%) Veeam
9 16 (3.41%) Remedy
10 14 (2.99%) EMC
10 14 (2.99%) McAfee
11 13 (2.77%) Apple
12 12 (2.56%) Google
12 12 (2.56%) Hitachi
12 12 (2.56%) Intel
12 12 (2.56%) New Relic
12 12 (2.56%) Trend Micro
13 10 (2.13%) Dell
13 10 (2.13%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.13%) Red Hat