Active Directory Jobs with Work from Home Options

Microsoft Active Directory
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent remote or hybrid work requiring Active Directory skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited Active Directory over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 42 60 111
Rank change year-on-year +18 +51 -42
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1,931 1,877 2,628
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 5.43% 5.01% 3.47%
As % of the System Software category 45.03% 35.12% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,367 1,606 2,180
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,613
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,000 £31,231
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £60,063
90th Percentile £70,000 £77,500 £75,025
UK median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - -5.88%

All System Software Skills
Work from Home

Active Directory falls under the System Software category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with remote or hybrid options requiring system software skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,288 5,345 14,697
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.06% 14.26% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 4,225 7,788
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% -4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £56,325
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.35% +2.41%

Active Directory
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Active Directory trend for jobs with a WFH option

Active Directory
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Active Directory.

Active Directory salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Active Directory
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Active Directory over the 6 months to 12 June 2024.

Active Directory salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

Active Directory
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 484 (25.06%) Microsoft Exchange
2 274 (14.19%) SharePoint
3 70 (3.63%) IIS
4 15 (0.78%) OpenStack
5 11 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (0.52%) Tomcat
7 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (0.21%) Apache
9 3 (0.16%) Confluence
9 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 3 (0.16%) JBoss
9 3 (0.16%) SAS
10 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.10%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.10%) WordPress
11 1 (0.052%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.052%) Site Server
Applications
1 197 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.16%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.16%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.16%) SPSS
6 2 (0.10%) CATIA
6 2 (0.10%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 23 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.47%) NEC Housing
4 8 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.21%) Elite 3E
6 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.052%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.052%) MIS ActiveH
Cloud Services
1 1,247 (64.58%) Azure
2 1,052 (54.48%) Microsoft 365
3 849 (43.97%) Entra ID
4 156 (8.08%) AWS
5 94 (4.87%) OneDrive
6 89 (4.61%) IaaS
7 66 (3.42%) Power Platform
8 58 (3.00%) Azure Storage
9 54 (2.80%) SaaS
10 49 (2.54%) Nutanix
11 47 (2.43%) Azure Monitor
11 47 (2.43%) PaaS
12 42 (2.18%) GCP
13 36 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
14 35 (1.81%) Dynamics 365
15 34 (1.76%) Azure DevOps
16 33 (1.71%) Power Automate
17 30 (1.55%) PowerApps
18 24 (1.24%) Serverless
19 23 (1.19%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 453 (23.46%) DNS
2 418 (21.65%) Firewall
3 322 (16.68%) DHCP
4 262 (13.57%) WAN
5 230 (11.91%) Broadband
6 220 (11.39%) 5G
7 213 (11.03%) LAN
8 171 (8.86%) VPN
9 138 (7.15%) SAN
10 135 (6.99%) TCP/IP
11 119 (6.16%) Wi-Fi
12 98 (5.08%) Internet
13 81 (4.19%) Wireless
14 71 (3.68%) VLAN
15 61 (3.16%) SD-WAN
15 61 (3.16%) VoIP
16 55 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
17 42 (2.18%) Network Security
18 36 (1.86%) WLAN
19 29 (1.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.02%) Power BI
3 37 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
4 31 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 26 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
6 19 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 19 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (0.83%) Oracle Database
8 14 (0.73%) MySQL
9 13 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.62%) Redis
11 10 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
12 8 (0.41%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.36%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (0.26%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.26%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.26%) PowerPivot
16 4 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (1.76%) JIRA
2 22 (1.14%) Git
3 13 (0.67%) Jenkins
4 10 (0.52%) Trac
5 5 (0.26%) GitLab
5 5 (0.26%) MSI
6 4 (0.21%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.21%) InstallShield
7 3 (0.16%) Moq
7 3 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.16%) Postman
7 3 (0.16%) Selenium
7 3 (0.16%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.16%) SpecFlow
7 3 (0.16%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.10%) CircleCI
8 2 (0.10%) git-flow
General
1 547 (28.33%) Social Skills
2 353 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
3 315 (16.31%) Finance
4 256 (13.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 114 (5.90%) Legal
6 74 (3.83%) Banking
7 71 (3.68%) Law
8 66 (3.42%) Retail
9 62 (3.21%) Organisational Skills
10 60 (3.11%) Public Sector
11 29 (1.50%) Documentation Skills
12 25 (1.29%) Telecoms
13 24 (1.24%) Games
14 19 (0.98%) German Language
15 17 (0.88%) Advertising
16 13 (0.67%) Marketing
17 12 (0.62%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.62%) General Ledger
18 11 (0.57%) Manufacturing
18 11 (0.57%) Police
Job Titles
1 420 (21.75%) Senior
2 313 (16.21%) Analyst
3 299 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 224 (11.60%) Support Engineer
5 223 (11.55%) IT Engineer
5 223 (11.55%) IT Support
6 212 (10.98%) Technical Specialist
7 210 (10.88%) Linux Specialist
8 135 (6.99%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 127 (6.58%) Senior Linux Specialist
9 127 (6.58%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 127 (6.58%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
10 126 (6.53%) IT Analyst
11 119 (6.16%) IT Support Engineer
12 108 (5.59%) Support Analyst
13 100 (5.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 93 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
15 85 (4.40%) Consultant
16 83 (4.30%) Lead
17 81 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.50%) ARM Templates
2 25 (1.29%) .NET
3 19 (0.98%) LDAP
3 19 (0.98%) OAuth
4 11 (0.57%) YAML
5 10 (0.52%) CSS
6 9 (0.47%) React
6 9 (0.47%) SAML
7 8 (0.41%) HTML
7 8 (0.41%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (0.41%) SailPoint
8 7 (0.36%) REST
8 7 (0.36%) Web Services
9 6 (0.31%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.31%) Microsoft Graph
9 6 (0.31%) RESTful
9 6 (0.31%) SPFx
10 5 (0.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (0.26%) Middleware
11 4 (0.21%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 215 (11.13%) Social Media
2 150 (7.77%) Data Centre
3 132 (6.84%) Self-Motivation
4 125 (6.47%) Management Information System
5 88 (4.56%) Driving Licence
6 82 (4.25%) Public Cloud
7 77 (3.99%) PKI
8 55 (2.85%) Onboarding
9 45 (2.33%) Clustering
10 36 (1.86%) Replication
11 35 (1.81%) Private Cloud
12 31 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
13 30 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.50%) IoT
14 29 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
15 28 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
16 21 (1.09%) Client/Server
17 19 (0.98%) Cyberattack
18 18 (0.93%) iPad
19 17 (0.88%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 1,240 (64.22%) Windows
2 664 (34.39%) Windows Server
3 469 (24.29%) Linux
4 342 (17.71%) Windows 10
5 252 (13.05%) Ubuntu
6 146 (7.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 116 (6.01%) Windows Server 2019
8 111 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 57 (2.95%) Windows 7
10 44 (2.28%) VMS
11 43 (2.23%) Apple iOS
12 33 (1.71%) Windows 8
13 29 (1.50%) Android
14 28 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
15 25 (1.29%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (0.88%) Unix
18 12 (0.62%) Mac OS X
19 9 (0.47%) CentOS
20 5 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 482 (24.96%) Cybersecurity
2 398 (20.61%) ITIL
3 394 (20.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 290 (15.02%) Problem-Solving
5 262 (13.57%) CRM
6 255 (13.21%) Customer Service
7 228 (11.81%) IT Strategy
8 222 (11.50%) Artificial Intelligence
9 215 (11.13%) Technology Strategy
10 205 (10.62%) Agile
11 167 (8.65%) DevOps
12 135 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 134 (6.94%) Roadmaps
14 125 (6.47%) Information Security
15 122 (6.32%) Mentoring
16 118 (6.11%) Service Management
17 97 (5.02%) Migration
18 96 (4.97%) Identity Access Management
19 94 (4.87%) Project Management
20 93 (4.82%) RBAC
Programming Languages
1 394 (20.40%) PowerShell
2 266 (13.78%) Bash
3 247 (12.79%) SQL
4 57 (2.95%) Python
5 53 (2.74%) C#
6 46 (2.38%) VB
7 38 (1.97%) VBScript
8 31 (1.61%) T-SQL
9 27 (1.40%) Bicep
10 23 (1.19%) Perl
10 23 (1.19%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.88%) Java
12 15 (0.78%) JavaScript
13 14 (0.73%) ActionScript
14 7 (0.36%) Kusto Query Language
15 6 (0.31%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.16%) Korn
16 3 (0.16%) R
16 3 (0.16%) Ruby
17 2 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 240 (12.43%) Degree
2 171 (8.86%) Security Cleared
3 135 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 101 (5.23%) DV Cleared
5 80 (4.14%) SC Cleared
6 71 (3.68%) Azure Certification
7 45 (2.33%) MCP
8 29 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
9 28 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 22 (1.14%) MCSE
11 21 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (1.04%) CCNA
12 20 (1.04%) DBS Check
12 20 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (0.98%) MCITP
14 16 (0.83%) APMP
15 15 (0.78%) A+ Certification
16 14 (0.73%) PMI Certification
17 12 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
17 12 (0.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (4.14%) SLA
2 60 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 15 (0.78%) GDPR
6 12 (0.62%) SOC 2
7 11 (0.57%) NIST
8 10 (0.52%) Accessibility
9 8 (0.41%) GRC
10 7 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (0.36%) QA
11 4 (0.21%) PCI DSS
12 3 (0.16%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.16%) JSP 440
12 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.16%) WCAG
13 2 (0.10%) GxP
13 2 (0.10%) ITGC
13 2 (0.10%) PMO
14 1 (0.052%) HIPAA
System Software
1 416 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 291 (15.07%) Hyper-V
3 98 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
4 92 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
5 91 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
6 70 (3.63%) vSphere
7 51 (2.64%) XenApp
8 50 (2.59%) Docker
8 50 (2.59%) RACF
9 41 (2.12%) XenDesktop
10 25 (1.29%) VirtualBox
11 23 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.93%) NFS
13 14 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 14 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
14 13 (0.67%) OpenSSH
15 10 (0.52%) pfSense
16 9 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
17 8 (0.41%) DFS Replication
17 8 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 559 (28.95%) Microsoft Intune
2 214 (11.08%) Jamf Pro
3 179 (9.27%) SCCM
4 91 (4.71%) Ansible
5 89 (4.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 85 (4.40%) Terraform
7 83 (4.30%) WSUS
8 71 (3.68%) Single Sign-On
9 66 (3.42%) vCenter Server
10 65 (3.37%) Kubernetes
11 55 (2.85%) SCOM
12 28 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
13 24 (1.24%) ZABBIX
14 18 (0.93%) Grafana
14 18 (0.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 15 (0.78%) PowerCLI
16 13 (0.67%) IBM BigFix
17 12 (0.62%) CA Single Sign-On
17 12 (0.62%) FortiGate
17 12 (0.62%) VxRail
Vendors
1 1,369 (70.90%) Microsoft
2 592 (30.66%) VMware
3 273 (14.14%) CyberArk
4 210 (10.88%) Tanium
5 166 (8.60%) Cisco
6 139 (7.20%) Citrix
7 85 (4.40%) Veeam
8 79 (4.09%) Apple
9 77 (3.99%) ServiceNow
10 63 (3.26%) Meraki
11 52 (2.69%) Dell
12 46 (2.38%) Adobe
12 46 (2.38%) Fortinet
13 45 (2.33%) SolarWinds
14 44 (2.28%) Oracle
15 42 (2.18%) HP
16 39 (2.02%) Commvault
17 32 (1.66%) NetApp
17 32 (1.66%) Red Hat
18 27 (1.40%) Sophos