Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 23 24
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 436 541 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.94% 7.91% 8.03%
As % of the System Software category 55.61% 53.99% 61.32%
Number of salaries quoted 391 469 572
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% -3.08%

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 784 1,002 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.29% 14.65% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 695 847 874
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,450 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -5.41%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +5 302 £37,500 +16.98% 54
Bradford -3 47 £35,000 -6.67% 6
Wakefield -8 46 £35,000 +7.69% 14
Batley +7 7 £18,000 - 1
Huddersfield -1 7 £33,250 +66.25% 2
Halifax -11 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Castleford - 3 £32,250 -
Pudsey +4 2 £42,000 +61.54%
Dewsbury - 2 £32,500 -
Ossett - 2 £32,500 - 1
Keighley +3 1 £25,000 -23.08%
Wetherby -8 1 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 338 (77.52%) Windows
2 256 (58.72%) Microsoft
3 192 (44.04%) Windows Server
4 157 (36.01%) VMware
5 131 (30.05%) Office 365
6 126 (28.90%) ITIL
7 117 (26.83%) DNS
8 114 (26.15%) MS Exchange
9 104 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
10 99 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 91 (20.87%) Windows 10
12 91 (20.87%) Microsoft Office
13 86 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 82 (18.81%) DHCP
15 81 (18.58%) Windows 7
16 76 (17.43%) SCCM
17 72 (16.51%) Citrix
18 66 (15.14%) Cisco
19 64 (14.68%) Linux
20 62 (14.22%) LAN
21 61 (13.99%) WAN
21 61 (13.99%) SQL Server
22 60 (13.76%) SQL
23 57 (13.07%) SLA
23 57 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
24 56 (12.84%) Hyper-V
25 54 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
26 52 (11.93%) PowerShell
27 51 (11.70%) 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
1 114 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 47 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 39 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2013
5 33 (7.57%) Skype for Business
6 21 (4.82%) IIS
7 13 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.75%) CMS
9 9 (2.06%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.38%) IBM Notes
11 4 (0.92%) Kentico
11 4 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.69%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 91 (20.87%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.69%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.46%) assyst
4 2 (0.46%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 131 (30.05%) Office 365
2 104 (23.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (5.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (4.13%) IaaS
6 14 (3.21%) PaaS
6 14 (3.21%) SaaS
7 8 (1.83%) Serverless
8 7 (1.61%) Force.com
9 5 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.46%) Akamai
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.23%) G Suite
12 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.23%) Route 53
12 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (26.83%) DNS
2 82 (18.81%) DHCP
3 62 (14.22%) LAN
4 61 (13.99%) WAN
5 51 (11.70%) TCP/IP
6 50 (11.47%) SAN
7 47 (10.78%) Firewall
8 42 (9.63%) VPN
9 28 (6.42%) VoIP
10 25 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
11 19 (4.36%) Intranet
12 18 (4.13%) MPLS
12 18 (4.13%) Skype
13 16 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (3.44%) Internet
14 15 (3.44%) Network Security
15 14 (3.21%) iSCSI
15 14 (3.21%) VLAN
16 10 (2.29%) IPsec
16 10 (2.29%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (1.83%) Big Data
3 8 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.69%) Power BI
7 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.23%) MySQL
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (2.52%) JIRA
2 10 (2.29%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 8 (1.83%) Redmine
4 8 (1.83%) Trac
5 6 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (10.09%) Finance
2 36 (8.26%) Retail
3 25 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 19 (4.36%) Marketing
5 17 (3.90%) Legal
6 9 (2.06%) Back Office
7 6 (1.38%) Advertising
8 5 (1.15%) Law
8 5 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.92%) Electronics
10 3 (0.69%) Local Government
11 2 (0.46%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (17.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 72 (16.51%) Analyst
3 67 (15.37%) Support Engineer
4 47 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 35 (8.03%) Support Analyst
7 34 (7.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 34 (7.80%) Service Analyst
8 33 (7.57%) Service Desk Analyst
9 28 (6.42%) Administrator
9 28 (6.42%) IT Support
10 27 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 24 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (5.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 22 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 22 (5.05%) Desktop Support
14 21 (4.82%) IT Analyst
15 20 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
16 19 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support
16 19 (4.36%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.52%) REST
2 10 (2.29%) .NET
2 10 (2.29%) AngularJS
2 10 (2.29%) CSS
2 10 (2.29%) HTML
2 10 (2.29%) HTML5
2 10 (2.29%) Kendo UI
2 10 (2.29%) Node.js
2 10 (2.29%) PhoneGap
2 10 (2.29%) Sass
2 10 (2.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (2.06%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (2.06%) Lucene
4 8 (1.83%) COM
5 7 (1.61%) LDAP
6 2 (0.46%) Software Packaging
6 2 (0.46%) XML
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
7 1 (0.23%) Web Services
7 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.05%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (4.82%) Data Centre
3 19 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.36%) PKI
4 17 (3.90%) Replication
5 15 (3.44%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.44%) Public Cloud
6 14 (3.21%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.52%) Clustering
7 11 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.29%) NHS
9 9 (2.06%) User Experience
10 8 (1.83%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.15%) CCTV
11 5 (1.15%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.15%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.15%) EPoS
11 5 (1.15%) Handset
12 3 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 338 (77.52%) Windows
2 192 (44.04%) Windows Server
3 91 (20.87%) Windows 10
4 86 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (18.58%) Windows 7
6 64 (14.68%) Linux
7 54 (12.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (7.57%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.28%) Android
10 19 (4.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.13%) Apple iOS
11 18 (4.13%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.83%) CentOS
12 8 (1.83%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.15%) HPUX
14 5 (1.15%) Kali Linux
14 5 (1.15%) Mac OS
14 5 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.90%) ITIL
2 93 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (8.03%) Service Management
4 33 (7.57%) Service Delivery
5 32 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 31 (7.11%) Problem-Solving
7 30 (6.88%) ITSM
7 30 (6.88%) Migration
8 27 (6.19%) Incident Management
9 26 (5.96%) DevOps
10 24 (5.50%) Problem Management
11 22 (5.05%) Change Management
11 22 (5.05%) Project Management
12 21 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
13 20 (4.59%) Patch Management
14 18 (4.13%) Identity Management
15 17 (3.90%) ITIL V3
16 16 (3.67%) Capacity Planning
16 16 (3.67%) Information Security
17 15 (3.44%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 60 (13.76%) SQL
2 52 (11.93%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.29%) Apex Code
3 10 (2.29%) Bash Shell
3 10 (2.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (2.29%) Python
3 10 (2.29%) TypeScript
4 8 (1.83%) PHP
4 8 (1.83%) Ruby
5 7 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 3 (0.69%) Java
6 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.46%) C
7 2 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (5.73%) MCSA
4 24 (5.50%) CCNA
5 23 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.67%) Degree
6 16 (3.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (2.98%) MCSE
8 11 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (2.06%) MCP
9 9 (2.06%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.06%) Security Cleared
10 7 (1.61%) AWS Certification
10 7 (1.61%) CCNP
10 7 (1.61%) DBS Check
11 6 (1.38%) MCITP
12 5 (1.15%) CISM
12 5 (1.15%) CISSP
12 5 (1.15%) VCP5
13 4 (0.92%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (13.07%) SLA
2 24 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.29%) PMO
5 9 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.61%) QA
7 4 (0.92%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (22.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (12.84%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.28%) Docker
4 21 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (4.36%) XenApp
6 13 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
7 12 (2.75%) vSphere
8 8 (1.83%) pfSense
8 8 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.61%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.92%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.69%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.69%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.23%) Firmware
13 1 (0.23%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.23%) Xen
13 1 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 76 (17.43%) SCCM
2 15 (3.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 15 (3.44%) vCenter Server
3 11 (2.52%) ServiceCenter
4 10 (2.29%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.29%) SCOM
5 8 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (1.83%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.61%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
6 7 (1.61%) WSUS
7 6 (1.38%) MaaS360
7 6 (1.38%) Nessus
7 6 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (1.15%) vRealize
9 4 (0.92%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (0.92%) Puppet
9 4 (0.92%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 256 (58.72%) Microsoft
2 157 (36.01%) VMware
3 72 (16.51%) Citrix
4 66 (15.14%) Cisco
5 28 (6.42%) HP
6 26 (5.96%) Veeam
7 19 (4.36%) Remedy
8 16 (3.67%) Apple
8 16 (3.67%) Symantec
9 15 (3.44%) ServiceNow
10 14 (3.21%) McAfee
11 13 (2.98%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (2.98%) SonicWALL
12 12 (2.75%) Splunk
13 10 (2.29%) Dell
13 10 (2.29%) EMC
13 10 (2.29%) Software AG
13 10 (2.29%) webMethods
14 9 (2.06%) CheckPoint
14 9 (2.06%) F5