Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 37 24
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 425 420 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.11% 6.11% 7.69%
As % of the System Software category 56.52% 50.54% 58.68%
Number of salaries quoted 390 394 510
West Yorkshire median annual salary £36,000 £32,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.92% -6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,150 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £51,938 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,500 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.51% +5.83% -4.76%

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 752 831 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.12% 12.09% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 687 732 815
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -6.67%

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +21 300 £37,500 +15.38% 50
Wakefield -3 45 £35,500 +1.43% 5
Bradford +7 43 £33,500 -16.25% 7
Huddersfield +4 8 £35,000 +27.27%
Batley +3 5 £18,000 - 2
Wetherby - 4 £30,250 - 2
Pudsey - 4 £42,000 - 1
Calderdale -1 3 £37,500 +102.70%
Dewsbury - 3 £32,500 -
Ossett - 3 £32,500 -
Ilkley - 1 £33,500 -
Castleford - 1 - - 2
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 327 (76.94%) Windows
2 258 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 185 (43.53%) Windows Server
4 166 (39.06%) VMware
5 143 (33.65%) Office 365
6 124 (29.18%) MS Exchange
7 123 (28.94%) DNS
8 118 (27.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 113 (26.59%) ITIL
10 101 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 100 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 100 (23.53%) Windows 10
12 86 (20.24%) Hyper-V
13 83 (19.53%) DHCP
13 83 (19.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 79 (18.59%) Citrix
14 79 (18.59%) Firewall
15 75 (17.65%) SQL Server
16 71 (16.71%) LAN
17 68 (16.00%) WAN
17 68 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
18 66 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 65 (15.29%) SharePoint
20 63 (14.82%) Windows 7
21 59 (13.88%) SAN
22 58 (13.65%) Cisco
23 57 (13.41%) VPN
24 52 (12.24%) SQL
25 49 (11.53%) Linux
26 48 (11.29%) PowerShell

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
1 124 (29.18%) MS Exchange
2 65 (15.29%) SharePoint
3 45 (10.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (8.00%) Skype for Business
6 22 (5.18%) IIS
7 12 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.35%) CMS
9 4 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.94%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.94%) Kentico
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.71%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.71%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 68 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (0.71%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 143 (33.65%) Office 365
2 118 (27.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (5.18%) IaaS
6 16 (3.76%) PaaS
7 8 (1.88%) SaaS
8 7 (1.65%) Force.com
8 7 (1.65%) Serverless
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.47%) Akamai
10 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.47%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.47%) Route 53
10 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 123 (28.94%) DNS
2 83 (19.53%) DHCP
3 79 (18.59%) Firewall
4 71 (16.71%) LAN
5 68 (16.00%) WAN
6 59 (13.88%) SAN
7 57 (13.41%) VPN
8 43 (10.12%) TCP/IP
9 40 (9.41%) VoIP
10 36 (8.47%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (5.18%) VLAN
12 21 (4.94%) MPLS
13 20 (4.71%) NAS
14 19 (4.47%) Internet
15 16 (3.76%) Network Security
15 16 (3.76%) SMTP
16 15 (3.53%) Intranet
17 11 (2.59%) Skype
18 10 (2.35%) Asterisk PBX
18 10 (2.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.71%) Big Data
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.47%) Power BI
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.24%) MySQL
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.88%) JIRA
3 8 (1.88%) Redmine
3 8 (1.88%) Trac
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.24%) Maven
General
1 30 (7.06%) Finance
2 25 (5.88%) Legal
3 17 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (3.53%) Retail
5 7 (1.65%) Back Office
5 7 (1.65%) Marketing
6 6 (1.41%) Law
7 5 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.94%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) Advertising
9 3 (0.71%) Local Government
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (17.65%) Analyst
2 63 (14.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (10.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 40 (9.41%) IT Support
5 39 (9.18%) Support Analyst
6 38 (8.94%) Support Engineer
7 31 (7.29%) Service Analyst
7 31 (7.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 26 (6.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 25 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (5.41%) IT Engineer
12 20 (4.71%) Administrator
13 19 (4.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.47%) IT Analyst
14 18 (4.24%) Network Engineer
15 17 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
15 17 (4.00%) IT Manager
15 17 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
16 15 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.53%) .NET
2 12 (2.82%) AngularJS
2 12 (2.82%) CSS
2 12 (2.82%) HTML
2 12 (2.82%) HTML5
2 12 (2.82%) Kendo UI
2 12 (2.82%) Node.js
2 12 (2.82%) REST
2 12 (2.82%) Sass
2 12 (2.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (2.35%) PhoneGap
4 7 (1.65%) COM
5 4 (0.94%) LDAP
6 3 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.71%) Lucene
7 2 (0.47%) SOAP
7 2 (0.47%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.24%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 25 (5.88%) PKI
4 22 (5.18%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (3.29%) e-Learning
6 11 (2.59%) Replication
7 9 (2.12%) NHS
7 9 (2.12%) User Experience
7 9 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.41%) Clustering
9 6 (1.41%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.18%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.71%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.47%) CCTV
12 2 (0.47%) iPad
12 2 (0.47%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 327 (76.94%) Windows
2 185 (43.53%) Windows Server
3 101 (23.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (23.53%) Windows 10
5 66 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (14.82%) Windows 7
7 49 (11.53%) Linux
8 29 (6.82%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.41%) Android
10 17 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 14 (3.29%) Apple iOS
11 14 (3.29%) Unix
12 13 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (2.82%) Mac OS
14 8 (1.88%) CentOS
14 8 (1.88%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.94%) Kali Linux
16 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (26.59%) ITIL
2 83 (19.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 46 (10.82%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (9.41%) Change Management
5 38 (8.94%) Service Delivery
6 31 (7.29%) Migration
7 29 (6.82%) DevOps
8 28 (6.59%) Incident Management
8 28 (6.59%) Service Management
9 24 (5.65%) Virtual Environments
10 23 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (5.18%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.71%) Information Security
12 20 (4.71%) Patch Management
12 20 (4.71%) Process Improvement
13 19 (4.47%) ITSM
14 17 (4.00%) Performance Management
15 16 (3.76%) Problem Management
16 15 (3.53%) Server Virtualisation
17 14 (3.29%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (12.24%) SQL
2 48 (11.29%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (2.82%) TypeScript
4 10 (2.35%) Apex Code
5 9 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.12%) Python
6 8 (1.88%) PHP
6 8 (1.88%) Ruby
7 3 (0.71%) Java
8 2 (0.47%) C
8 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.24%) C#
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (5.18%) CCNA
4 15 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 15 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 15 (3.53%) Security Cleared
5 14 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (3.29%) MCSA
6 13 (3.06%) Degree
7 10 (2.35%) CISSP
8 9 (2.12%) MCSE
9 7 (1.65%) CISM
9 7 (1.65%) MCITP
10 6 (1.41%) DBS Check
10 6 (1.41%) MCP
10 6 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (0.94%) AWS Certification
11 4 (0.94%) CCNP
11 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (0.71%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.59%) SLA
2 22 (5.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.88%) PMO
6 7 (1.65%) QA
7 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.47%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 100 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (20.24%) Hyper-V
3 26 (6.12%) Virtual Servers
4 18 (4.24%) XenApp
5 17 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.53%) vSphere
7 14 (3.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 12 (2.82%) Docker
8 12 (2.82%) XenDesktop
9 8 (1.88%) pfSense
9 8 (1.88%) Xen
10 6 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (1.18%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.71%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.71%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.47%) NFS
14 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (9.41%) SCCM
2 18 (4.24%) vCenter Server
3 17 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 15 (3.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 11 (2.59%) ServiceCenter
7 10 (2.35%) Nagios
8 9 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
8 9 (2.12%) NetBackup
9 8 (1.88%) ZABBIX
10 7 (1.65%) HP Data Protector
11 6 (1.41%) DameWare
11 6 (1.41%) SCOM
12 5 (1.18%) Nessus
12 5 (1.18%) WSUS
13 4 (0.94%) MaaS360
13 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 4 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.47%) SnapMirror
14 2 (0.47%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 258 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 166 (39.06%) VMware
3 79 (18.59%) Citrix
4 58 (13.65%) Cisco
5 31 (7.29%) HP
6 30 (7.06%) Veeam
7 27 (6.35%) Symantec
8 16 (3.76%) Avaya
9 15 (3.53%) NetApp
9 15 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
9 15 (3.53%) ServiceNow
9 15 (3.53%) SonicWALL
10 14 (3.29%) Apple
11 12 (2.82%) Software AG
11 12 (2.82%) webMethods
12 11 (2.59%) McAfee
12 11 (2.59%) Splunk
13 8 (1.88%) 3PAR
13 8 (1.88%) CheckPoint
13 8 (1.88%) Intel