Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 478 619 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.14% 9.00% 8.29%
As % of the System Software category 56.64% 58.07% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 439 528 606
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,000 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56% -1.54%

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 844 1,066 1,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.38% 15.51% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 755 892 880
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% +3.40% +5.00%
10th Percentile £22,100 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -1 340 £38,500 +16.67% 41
Wakefield -8 57 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Bradford -23 32 £41,500 +10.67% 3
Huddersfield +4 9 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Batley +5 6 £18,000 -
Halifax +5 6 £32,500 -5.11%
Brighouse 0 4 £27,500 -6.78%
Castleford -5 2 £32,250 +50.00%
Dewsbury - 2 £32,500 -
Pudsey +4 1 £21,250 -18.27%
Keighley -2 1 £25,000 -23.08% 3
Todmorden - 1 £45,000 -
Ossett - 1 £32,500 -
Active Directory
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 372 (77.82%) Windows
2 261 (54.60%) Microsoft
3 208 (43.51%) Windows Server
4 186 (38.91%) VMware
5 136 (28.45%) Office 365
6 133 (27.82%) ITIL
7 131 (27.41%) DNS
8 123 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 122 (25.52%) MS Exchange
10 119 (24.90%) Microsoft Azure
11 110 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 104 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
13 98 (20.50%) DHCP
14 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
15 83 (17.36%) Citrix
16 82 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 77 (16.11%) SCCM
17 77 (16.11%) Cisco
18 75 (15.69%) SQL
18 75 (15.69%) Linux
19 69 (14.44%) SAN
20 67 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
21 66 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
22 64 (13.39%) Windows 10
23 62 (12.97%) TCP/IP
24 60 (12.55%) Finance
25 58 (12.13%) Retail
26 53 (11.09%) VPN
26 53 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2013
27 52 (10.88%) 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
1 122 (25.52%) MS Exchange
2 53 (11.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (8.16%) SharePoint
5 36 (7.53%) Skype for Business
6 30 (6.28%) IIS
7 18 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.93%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (1.67%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.46%) Confluence
11 6 (1.26%) CMS
12 4 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 104 (21.76%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) assyst
2 6 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.05%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.84%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.63%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.21%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.21%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 136 (28.45%) Office 365
2 119 (24.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (6.07%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (3.56%) IaaS
6 11 (2.30%) PaaS
7 10 (2.09%) SaaS
8 8 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.67%) Mimecast
8 8 (1.67%) Serverless
9 7 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
9 7 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.42%) Force.com
10 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 131 (27.41%) DNS
2 98 (20.50%) DHCP
3 69 (14.44%) SAN
4 62 (12.97%) TCP/IP
5 53 (11.09%) VPN
6 47 (9.83%) LAN
7 46 (9.62%) WAN
8 44 (9.21%) Firewall
9 27 (5.65%) VoIP
10 22 (4.60%) MPLS
11 21 (4.39%) VLAN
12 19 (3.97%) Skype
13 18 (3.77%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (3.35%) Intranet
14 16 (3.35%) IPsec
15 14 (2.93%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (2.72%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (2.72%) Internet
17 11 (2.30%) iSCSI
18 10 (2.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.30%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (1.67%) Big Data
5 7 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.46%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.21%) Firebird
7 1 (0.21%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.21%) Power BI
7 1 (0.21%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.21%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (4.39%) JIRA
2 15 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (2.51%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (1.46%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.63%) Redmine
6 3 (0.63%) Trac
6 3 (0.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.21%) Maven
7 1 (0.21%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.21%) MSI
7 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 60 (12.55%) Finance
2 58 (12.13%) Retail
3 30 (6.28%) Marketing
4 18 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.72%) Legal
6 8 (1.67%) Back Office
7 6 (1.26%) Advertising
7 6 (1.26%) Law
8 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.63%) Electronics
9 3 (0.63%) Publishing
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (19.25%) Support Engineer
2 89 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (14.23%) Analyst
4 48 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 38 (7.95%) IT Support
6 37 (7.74%) Service Analyst
7 34 (7.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 31 (6.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 30 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 30 (6.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 29 (6.07%) Desktop Support
10 29 (6.07%) IT Engineer
11 28 (5.86%) 3rd Line Support
11 28 (5.86%) Support Analyst
12 25 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (5.02%) Infrastructure Support
14 22 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
15 21 (4.39%) Active Directory Engineer
15 21 (4.39%) IT Manager
16 20 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.67%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (1.67%) Lucene
2 7 (1.46%) LDAP
3 6 (1.26%) .NET
3 6 (1.26%) XML
4 4 (0.84%) REST
5 3 (0.63%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.63%) COM
5 3 (0.63%) CSS
5 3 (0.63%) HTML
5 3 (0.63%) HTML5
5 3 (0.63%) Kendo UI
5 3 (0.63%) Node.js
5 3 (0.63%) PhoneGap
5 3 (0.63%) Sass
5 3 (0.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.21%) SOAP
7 1 (0.21%) Web Services
7 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.16%) Data Centre
2 23 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (4.18%) Public Cloud
4 19 (3.97%) Replication
5 14 (2.93%) PKI
6 12 (2.51%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.30%) Clustering
8 10 (2.09%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.09%) NHS
9 9 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (1.67%) EMC VNX
11 7 (1.46%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.26%) EPoS
12 6 (1.26%) Handset
13 5 (1.05%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.05%) CCTV
13 5 (1.05%) User Experience
14 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 372 (77.82%) Windows
2 208 (43.51%) Windows Server
3 94 (19.67%) Windows 7
4 82 (17.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (15.69%) Linux
6 66 (13.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (13.39%) Windows 10
8 26 (5.44%) Windows 8
9 17 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.35%) Windows XP
11 14 (2.93%) Android
11 14 (2.93%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.26%) HPUX
13 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.26%) Windows Phone
14 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.84%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.84%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (27.82%) ITIL
2 110 (23.01%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 45 (9.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (9.21%) Migration
5 37 (7.74%) DevOps
6 30 (6.28%) Project Management
7 28 (5.86%) Incident Management
8 27 (5.65%) Service Management
9 26 (5.44%) Problem Management
10 24 (5.02%) Change Management
11 22 (4.60%) Identity Management
11 22 (4.60%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.18%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (3.97%) Coaching
13 19 (3.97%) ITIL V3
13 19 (3.97%) ITSM
14 18 (3.77%) Patch Management
15 17 (3.56%) High Availability
16 16 (3.35%) ERP
16 16 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 75 (15.69%) SQL
2 52 (10.88%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.72%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.05%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.05%) Python
5 3 (0.63%) Apex Code
5 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.63%) PHP
5 3 (0.63%) Ruby
5 3 (0.63%) TypeScript
6 2 (0.42%) Perl
6 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.21%) C#
7 1 (0.21%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) VB6
Qualifications
1 41 (8.58%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.69%) CCNA
4 28 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (4.39%) MCSA
6 12 (2.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 12 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (2.30%) Degree
7 11 (2.30%) MCP
7 11 (2.30%) MCSE
8 7 (1.46%) AWS Certification
9 6 (1.26%) VCP5
10 5 (1.05%) CCNP
10 5 (1.05%) CISM
10 5 (1.05%) CISSP
10 5 (1.05%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (0.84%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.84%) CCA
11 4 (0.84%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (9.21%) SLA
2 30 (6.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (5.02%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.88%) PMO
5 7 (1.46%) GDPR
6 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 123 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (8.58%) Hyper-V
3 39 (8.16%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (5.86%) XenApp
5 20 (4.18%) Docker
5 20 (4.18%) vSphere
6 19 (3.97%) XenDesktop
7 15 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (1.67%) Firmware
9 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (1.67%) XenServer
10 5 (1.05%) Terminal Services
11 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.63%) pfSense
12 3 (0.63%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 77 (16.11%) SCCM
2 26 (5.44%) vCenter Server
3 16 (3.35%) WSUS
4 12 (2.51%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (2.30%) SCOM
6 9 (1.88%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.88%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (1.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 8 (1.67%) AirWatch
7 8 (1.67%) Ansible
7 8 (1.67%) vRealize
8 7 (1.46%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (1.26%) MaaS360
9 6 (1.26%) Puppet
9 6 (1.26%) SCDPM
9 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
10 5 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.05%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 261 (54.60%) Microsoft
2 186 (38.91%) VMware
3 83 (17.36%) Citrix
4 77 (16.11%) Cisco
5 28 (5.86%) HP
6 24 (5.02%) Veeam
7 23 (4.81%) Symantec
8 21 (4.39%) Remedy
9 17 (3.56%) EMC
9 17 (3.56%) McAfee
10 15 (3.14%) Apple
10 15 (3.14%) NetApp
11 13 (2.72%) Dell
12 12 (2.51%) Intel
13 10 (2.09%) ServiceNow
14 9 (1.88%) Brocade
14 9 (1.88%) Sophos
15 8 (1.67%) Capita
16 7 (1.46%) New Relic
16 7 (1.46%) Trend Micro