Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 24 38
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 588 843 779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.14% 7.82% 6.17%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 63.15% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 538 769 719
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% -0.81% -3.13%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £50,625 £43,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,176 1,335 1,463
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.29% 12.38% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,153 1,240
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Active Directory as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
West Yorkshire -4 429 £32,500 -7.14% 55
North Yorkshire -8 81 £27,000 -1.82% 15
South Yorkshire -27 47 £35,000 +27.27% 12
East Yorkshire -4 22 £23,000 -8.00% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 495 (84.18%) Windows
2 399 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 296 (50.34%) Windows Server
4 217 (36.90%) VMware
5 194 (32.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 193 (32.82%) Office 365
7 188 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 182 (30.95%) ITIL
9 167 (28.40%) Windows 7
10 154 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 150 (25.51%) MS Exchange
12 130 (22.11%) DNS
13 127 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
14 122 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
15 119 (20.24%) Hyper-V
16 118 (20.07%) Cisco
17 112 (19.05%) SCCM
18 105 (17.86%) Firewall
19 101 (17.18%) DHCP
20 99 (16.84%) Citrix
21 96 (16.33%) Windows 10
22 91 (15.48%) SAN
23 89 (15.14%) TCP/IP
24 85 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
25 80 (13.61%) WAN
26 76 (12.93%) LAN
26 76 (12.93%) SharePoint
27 75 (12.76%) SQL Server
28 64 (10.88%) SQL
28 64 (10.88%) HP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 150 (25.51%) MS Exchange
2 76 (12.93%) SharePoint
3 52 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (8.33%) Skype for Business
5 48 (8.16%) IIS
6 41 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
7 19 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.36%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.19%) IBM Domino
11 5 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.17%) Apache
12 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) CMS
12 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.17%) JBoss
12 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.17%) WildFly
Applications
1 127 (21.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.34%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 193 (32.82%) Office 365
2 122 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (6.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 17 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.72%) OneDrive
6 14 (2.38%) SaaS
7 10 (1.70%) IaaS
8 9 (1.53%) PaaS
9 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.34%) Serverless
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (22.11%) DNS
2 105 (17.86%) Firewall
3 101 (17.18%) DHCP
4 91 (15.48%) SAN
5 89 (15.14%) TCP/IP
6 80 (13.61%) WAN
7 76 (12.93%) LAN
8 50 (8.50%) VoIP
9 48 (8.16%) VPN
10 36 (6.12%) MPLS
11 32 (5.44%) Skype
12 25 (4.25%) Internet
13 22 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (3.74%) Wireless
14 13 (2.21%) NetScaler
14 13 (2.21%) VLAN
15 12 (2.04%) Network Security
16 10 (1.70%) HTTP
16 10 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (1.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.72%) Azure SQL Database
3 14 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.85%) OLAP
6 4 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (0.68%) Power BI
6 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.17%) OLTP
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.17%) Redis
8 1 (0.17%) SQL CLR
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (2.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.68%) MSI
5 2 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (10.20%) Finance
2 23 (3.91%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.74%) Retail
4 9 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.19%) Advertising
6 6 (1.02%) Law
7 5 (0.85%) Marketing
8 4 (0.68%) Back Office
8 4 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.17%) French Language
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Local Government
9 1 (0.17%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 122 (20.75%) Analyst
2 96 (16.33%) Support Engineer
3 93 (15.82%) IT Support
4 84 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 69 (11.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 67 (11.39%) 2nd Line Support
7 64 (10.88%) IT Engineer
8 48 (8.16%) IT Analyst
9 43 (7.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 42 (7.14%) Service Analyst
10 42 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
11 37 (6.29%) IT Support Analyst
12 33 (5.61%) Administrator
13 32 (5.44%) Windows Engineer
14 31 (5.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 31 (5.27%) IT Support Engineer
15 28 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 27 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
16 27 (4.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.02%) Web Services
2 5 (0.85%) .NET
2 5 (0.85%) CSS
3 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.51%) WCF
4 2 (0.34%) CAML
4 2 (0.34%) DHTML
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 2 (0.34%) LDAP
4 2 (0.34%) XML
4 2 (0.34%) XSLT
5 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.17%) JSON
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) OAuth
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) XMPP
5 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 36 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.78%) Clustering
3 32 (5.44%) Data Centre
4 22 (3.74%) PKI
5 17 (2.89%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.04%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.87%) Analytical Mindset
8 10 (1.70%) N-Tier
8 10 (1.70%) Replication
9 7 (1.19%) iPad
9 7 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
11 5 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
12 4 (0.68%) BYOD
12 4 (0.68%) Handset
12 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
13 3 (0.51%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.51%) NHS
14 2 (0.34%) FMCG
14 2 (0.34%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 495 (84.18%) Windows
2 296 (50.34%) Windows Server
3 194 (32.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 188 (31.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 167 (28.40%) Windows 7
6 96 (16.33%) Windows 10
7 45 (7.65%) Linux
8 41 (6.97%) Windows 8
8 41 (6.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.57%) Windows XP
10 19 (3.23%) Unix
11 8 (1.36%) Android
11 8 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 8 (1.36%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.68%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.51%) CentOS
15 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (30.95%) ITIL
2 45 (7.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 43 (7.31%) Coaching
4 41 (6.97%) Project Management
5 33 (5.61%) Mentoring
5 33 (5.61%) Migration
6 31 (5.27%) Kalman Filter
7 30 (5.10%) Patch Management
8 29 (4.93%) Time Management
9 27 (4.59%) Incident Management
10 23 (3.91%) Information Security
10 23 (3.91%) Server Virtualisation
11 22 (3.74%) Service Management
12 21 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (3.57%) Service Delivery
13 20 (3.40%) Change Management
13 20 (3.40%) Data Security
13 20 (3.40%) Proactive Monitoring
14 18 (3.06%) Process Improvement
14 18 (3.06%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (10.88%) SQL
2 35 (5.95%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.02%) Bash Shell
3 6 (1.02%) Python
4 4 (0.68%) C#
5 3 (0.51%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.34%) C
7 1 (0.17%) Java
7 1 (0.17%) R
7 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.17%) VB
7 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (14.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (9.18%) MCSE
3 44 (7.48%) MCSA
4 39 (6.63%) Cisco Certification
5 32 (5.44%) ITIL Certification
6 27 (4.59%) CCNA
7 21 (3.57%) Degree
8 18 (3.06%) MCP
9 14 (2.38%) CISA
9 14 (2.38%) CISM
9 14 (2.38%) CISSP
9 14 (2.38%) SANS
10 11 (1.87%) MCITP
11 10 (1.70%) CCNP
11 10 (1.70%) CEH
11 10 (1.70%) CISMP
12 9 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.19%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.19%) Security Cleared
14 5 (0.85%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (9.01%) SLA
2 17 (2.89%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.02%) ISO 31000
5 3 (0.51%) GDPR
6 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
System Software
1 154 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (20.24%) Hyper-V
3 63 (10.71%) vSphere
4 58 (9.86%) VMware ESXi
5 52 (8.84%) XenApp
6 46 (7.82%) XenDesktop
7 24 (4.08%) XenServer
8 15 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (1.53%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.68%) OpenSIPS
13 2 (0.34%) Docker
13 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.17%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.17%) pfSense
14 1 (0.17%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 112 (19.05%) SCCM
2 54 (9.18%) SCOM
3 21 (3.57%) SCDPM
3 21 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 19 (3.23%) WSUS
5 18 (3.06%) Backup Exec
6 17 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 15 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
9 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (1.70%) ServiceCenter
11 9 (1.53%) XenMobile
12 8 (1.36%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.19%) FortiGate
14 6 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (1.02%) Nagios
15 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
15 5 (0.85%) WMI
16 4 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 399 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 217 (36.90%) VMware
3 118 (20.07%) Cisco
4 99 (16.84%) Citrix
5 64 (10.88%) HP
6 41 (6.97%) NetApp
7 38 (6.46%) Symantec
8 35 (5.95%) Veeam
9 32 (5.44%) Dell
10 24 (4.08%) Avaya
10 24 (4.08%) Hitachi
11 18 (3.06%) Apple
12 17 (2.89%) CommVault
13 14 (2.38%) McAfee
14 11 (1.87%) Meraki
15 10 (1.70%) Altiris
15 10 (1.70%) Sophos
16 9 (1.53%) F5
16 9 (1.53%) SolarWinds
16 9 (1.53%) Wyse