Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 30 29 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 492 290 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.03% 7.65% 8.08%
As % of the System Software category 35.89% 36.90% 47.18%
Number of salaries quoted 390 259 443
10th Percentile £23,500 £20,000 £20,500
25th Percentile £28,133 £23,125 £23,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% -4.41%
75th Percentile £45,750 £41,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £49,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +9.59% -2.67%

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 1,371 786 1,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.59% 20.73% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,105 712 940
10th Percentile £27,750 £23,775 £21,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,625 £29,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Yorkshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Active Directory in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -8 302 £37,500 +20.97% 88
South Yorkshire +1 93 £35,000 +17.06% 20
North Yorkshire -13 49 £37,500 +15.38% 18
East Yorkshire +2 24 £41,000 +49.09% 4
Humberside - 15 - -
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 363 (73.78%) Windows
2 299 (60.77%) Microsoft 365
3 295 (59.96%) Microsoft
4 261 (53.05%) Azure
5 179 (36.38%) Windows Server
6 159 (32.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 146 (29.67%) VMware
8 132 (26.83%) Windows 10
9 127 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 111 (22.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 102 (20.73%) Social Skills
12 99 (20.12%) DNS
13 94 (19.11%) Firewall
14 93 (18.90%) Hyper-V
15 89 (18.09%) SCCM
15 89 (18.09%) ITIL
16 83 (16.87%) Microsoft Intune
17 82 (16.67%) SharePoint
18 80 (16.26%) DHCP
19 78 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
20 72 (14.63%) SQL
21 71 (14.43%) SQL Server
21 71 (14.43%) WAN
21 71 (14.43%) SLA
21 71 (14.43%) Cisco
22 70 (14.23%) Citrix
22 70 (14.23%) Finance
23 67 (13.62%) LAN
24 66 (13.41%) MS Exchange
25 65 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012

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 82 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 66 (13.41%) MS Exchange
3 20 (4.07%) IIS
4 16 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.64%) Confluence
6 9 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.41%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 62 (12.60%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.41%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 299 (60.77%) Microsoft 365
2 261 (53.05%) Azure
3 111 (22.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 61 (12.40%) AWS
5 36 (7.32%) SaaS
6 34 (6.91%) OneDrive
6 34 (6.91%) PaaS
7 32 (6.50%) IaaS
8 20 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
8 20 (4.07%) Serverless
9 14 (2.85%) GCP
10 13 (2.64%) Slack
11 9 (1.83%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.83%) Power Platform
11 9 (1.83%) Rubrik
12 8 (1.63%) Azure Monitor
13 4 (0.81%) AWS CodeDeploy
13 4 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
13 4 (0.81%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (0.81%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 99 (20.12%) DNS
2 94 (19.11%) Firewall
3 80 (16.26%) DHCP
4 71 (14.43%) WAN
5 67 (13.62%) LAN
6 48 (9.76%) SAN
6 48 (9.76%) VPN
7 44 (8.94%) TCP/IP
8 38 (7.72%) Remote Desktop
9 35 (7.11%) VLAN
10 32 (6.50%) VoIP
11 24 (4.88%) Skype
12 22 (4.47%) Wireless
13 21 (4.27%) Network Security
14 19 (3.86%) NetScaler
15 16 (3.25%) MPLS
16 15 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (2.24%) WLAN
18 10 (2.03%) Unified Communications
19 9 (1.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.83%) SQL Server 2019
4 3 (0.61%) MySQL
4 3 (0.61%) Power BI
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.41%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (3.25%) JIRA
2 8 (1.63%) GitLab
3 7 (1.42%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.02%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.20%) Cactus
6 1 (0.20%) kappa
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 102 (20.73%) Social Skills
2 70 (14.23%) Finance
3 39 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.69%) Manufacturing
5 24 (4.88%) Retail
6 19 (3.86%) Public Sector
7 14 (2.85%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (1.63%) Law
8 8 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.42%) Legal
10 6 (1.22%) Automotive
10 6 (1.22%) Back Office
10 6 (1.22%) Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Documentation Skills
12 2 (0.41%) Games
12 2 (0.41%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 134 (27.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 79 (16.06%) Support Engineer
3 74 (15.04%) IT Support
4 64 (13.01%) Analyst
5 58 (11.79%) IT Engineer
6 34 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
7 25 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 24 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (4.88%) Service Analyst
9 22 (4.47%) Operations Engineer
10 21 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (4.27%) Support Technician
11 20 (4.07%) Consultant
11 20 (4.07%) IT Technician
11 20 (4.07%) Technical Consultant
12 19 (3.86%) IT Analyst
12 19 (3.86%) IT Support Technician
13 18 (3.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 18 (3.66%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.86%) Web Services
2 16 (3.25%) SAML
3 15 (3.05%) CSS
3 15 (3.05%) HTML
3 15 (3.05%) LDAP
3 15 (3.05%) OAuth
4 9 (1.83%) .NET
5 6 (1.22%) JSON
6 5 (1.02%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.81%) React
8 1 (0.20%) ARM Templates
8 1 (0.20%) COM
8 1 (0.20%) Kafka
8 1 (0.20%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.35%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.10%) Public Cloud
3 18 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (3.05%) Analytical Mindset
5 14 (2.85%) CMDB
6 13 (2.64%) Driving Licence
7 12 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
8 11 (2.24%) Fibre Optics
9 10 (2.03%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.83%) Replication
11 7 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.42%) iPad
12 6 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (1.22%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.02%) Fat Client
13 5 (1.02%) Thin Client
14 4 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 363 (73.78%) Windows
2 179 (36.38%) Windows Server
3 132 (26.83%) Windows 10
4 65 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (8.74%) Windows Server 2016
6 35 (7.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (7.11%) Windows Server 2019
7 27 (5.49%) Apple iOS
8 20 (4.07%) Linux
8 20 (4.07%) Windows 7
9 17 (3.46%) Android
10 16 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (3.05%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.63%) Mac OS
13 5 (1.02%) VMS
13 5 (1.02%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.81%) AIX
15 2 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (32.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 89 (18.09%) ITIL
3 78 (15.85%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (8.74%) Cybersecurity
6 41 (8.33%) Change Management
7 40 (8.13%) Presales
8 36 (7.32%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.50%) Time Management
10 31 (6.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 28 (5.69%) DevOps
12 26 (5.28%) Data Protection
13 23 (4.67%) High Availability
14 22 (4.47%) Fintech
15 21 (4.27%) Process Improvement
15 21 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (4.07%) Service Management
17 19 (3.86%) Availability Management
17 19 (3.86%) Software Licensing
18 18 (3.66%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (14.63%) SQL
2 63 (12.80%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (2.03%) Python
5 4 (0.81%) C
6 2 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (6.91%) CCNA
4 15 (3.05%) Degree
5 12 (2.44%) CCNP
5 12 (2.44%) MCSE
6 11 (2.24%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (1.63%) MCSA
8 7 (1.42%) AWS Certification
8 7 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.42%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.42%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.02%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.61%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.41%) CISSP
11 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.41%) HNC
11 2 (0.41%) MCDST
11 2 (0.41%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (14.43%) SLA
2 19 (3.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.46%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
5 7 (1.42%) GDPR
6 6 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 4 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.20%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.20%) SOC 2
System Software
1 127 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (18.90%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.49%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (3.46%) vSphere
5 13 (2.64%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (1.83%) Docker
6 9 (1.83%) XenApp
7 8 (1.63%) BitLocker
7 8 (1.63%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.41%) Firmware
11 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (18.09%) SCCM
2 83 (16.87%) Microsoft Intune
3 36 (7.32%) SCOM
4 20 (4.07%) WSUS
5 18 (3.66%) SCVMM
5 18 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
6 15 (3.05%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (1.63%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.42%) Terraform
9 6 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (1.22%) Kubernetes
10 4 (0.81%) Ansible
10 4 (0.81%) Nessus
11 3 (0.61%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.41%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.41%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.41%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 1 (0.20%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 295 (59.96%) Microsoft
2 146 (29.67%) VMware
3 71 (14.43%) Cisco
4 70 (14.23%) Citrix
5 52 (10.57%) Veeam
6 29 (5.89%) Meraki
7 28 (5.69%) Apple
8 19 (3.86%) Commvault
9 18 (3.66%) Dell
10 17 (3.46%) HP
11 15 (3.05%) CyberArk
11 15 (3.05%) Google
11 15 (3.05%) SonicWALL
12 12 (2.44%) SAP
13 11 (2.24%) IBM
14 10 (2.03%) DocuSign
14 10 (2.03%) Remedy
14 10 (2.03%) Veritas
15 9 (1.83%) EMC
16 8 (1.63%) HubSpot