Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 35 21 38
Rank change year-on-year -14 +17 -9
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 360 672 621
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.25% 9.07% 5.97%
As % of the System Software category 38.75% 54.24% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 338 623 584
Median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £20,750 £20,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,050 £50,625
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%

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 929 1,239 1,207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.13% 16.72% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,099 1,045
Median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,000 £21,978
90th Percentile £69,000 £58,920 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 9 April 2020.

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 9 April 2020. 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 -14 236 £38,750 +7.64% 16
North Yorkshire -4 71 £37,500 +63.04% 6
South Yorkshire +3 39 £26,500 - 11
East Yorkshire +18 13 £23,750 -47.22%
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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.

1 307 (85.28%) Windows
2 226 (62.78%) Microsoft
3 190 (52.78%) Office 365
4 187 (51.94%) Windows Server
5 136 (37.78%) VMware
6 115 (31.94%) Azure
7 95 (26.39%) Windows 10
8 82 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 81 (22.50%) DNS
10 80 (22.22%) ITIL
11 75 (20.83%) DHCP
12 74 (20.56%) MS Exchange
13 69 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (18.06%) SCCM
15 63 (17.50%) Hyper-V
16 60 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (14.72%) Firewall
19 51 (14.17%) SQL Server
20 50 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
21 49 (13.61%) Linux
22 46 (12.78%) SharePoint
22 46 (12.78%) Citrix
23 42 (11.67%) PowerShell
24 41 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
25 38 (10.56%) Cisco
25 38 (10.56%) AWS
26 37 (10.28%) WAN
27 36 (10.00%) LAN
27 36 (10.00%) SQL

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 74 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 46 (12.78%) SharePoint
3 28 (7.78%) IIS
4 19 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (5.00%) Skype for Business
6 12 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 60 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.56%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Epicor Tropos
4 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 190 (52.78%) Office 365
2 115 (31.94%) Azure
3 38 (10.56%) AWS
4 28 (7.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.72%) IaaS
6 10 (2.78%) PaaS
7 7 (1.94%) Azure Data Factory
7 7 (1.94%) Azure Stack
7 7 (1.94%) Power Platform
7 7 (1.94%) Serverless
8 6 (1.67%) Amazon Cognito
8 6 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.67%) Amazon ECS
8 6 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (1.67%) AWS CodeCommit
8 6 (1.67%) AWS CodeDeploy
8 6 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (1.67%) Route 53
8 6 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 81 (22.50%) DNS
2 75 (20.83%) DHCP
3 53 (14.72%) Firewall
4 37 (10.28%) WAN
5 36 (10.00%) LAN
6 35 (9.72%) TCP/IP
7 29 (8.06%) VPN
8 25 (6.94%) SAN
9 23 (6.39%) VLAN
9 23 (6.39%) VoIP
10 17 (4.72%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (2.78%) Internet
12 8 (2.22%) Wireless
13 7 (1.94%) Network Security
13 7 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
14 6 (1.67%) NAS
14 6 (1.67%) Skype
15 5 (1.39%) DSL
16 4 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
17 3 (0.83%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 26 (7.22%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.22%) MySQL
5 7 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 7 (1.94%) Power BI
6 6 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.39%) MS Access
8 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.67%) JIRA
2 6 (1.67%) Maven
2 6 (1.67%) SonarQube
3 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.56%) MSI
4 2 (0.56%) Selenium
4 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.28%) GitLab
5 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (7.22%) Finance
2 20 (5.56%) Marketing
3 11 (3.06%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.50%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.94%) Retail
6 6 (1.67%) Legal
7 5 (1.39%) Games
7 5 (1.39%) Law
8 4 (1.11%) Back Office
8 4 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.56%) Local Government
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (17.78%) Analyst
2 62 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (13.06%) IT Support
4 42 (11.67%) Support Engineer
5 28 (7.78%) Support Analyst
6 26 (7.22%) Service Analyst
6 26 (7.22%) Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (6.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 23 (6.39%) IT Engineer
8 22 (6.11%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (5.83%) Architect
10 20 (5.56%) IT Technician
11 19 (5.28%) Consultant
11 19 (5.28%) IT Analyst
11 19 (5.28%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
13 15 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
13 15 (4.17%) Support Technician
13 15 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.94%) .NET
2 6 (1.67%) Node.js
3 4 (1.11%) JSON
4 3 (0.83%) CSS
4 3 (0.83%) HTML
4 3 (0.83%) Middleware
4 3 (0.83%) OAuth
4 3 (0.83%) REST
4 3 (0.83%) SOAP
4 3 (0.83%) XML
5 2 (0.56%) .NET Core
5 2 (0.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.56%) Ajax
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.56%) COM
5 2 (0.56%) jQuery
5 2 (0.56%) LDAP
5 2 (0.56%) OAuth2
5 2 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.06%) Data Centre
2 13 (3.61%) Clustering
3 10 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 7 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.39%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.11%) Handset
7 4 (1.11%) SCADA
7 4 (1.11%) Social Media
7 4 (1.11%) User Experience
8 3 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.83%) iPad
8 3 (0.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.56%) iPhone
9 2 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 307 (85.28%) Windows
2 187 (51.94%) Windows Server
3 95 (26.39%) Windows 10
4 57 (15.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (13.61%) Linux
7 31 (8.61%) Windows Server 2016
8 28 (7.78%) Windows 7
9 14 (3.89%) Windows 8
10 11 (3.06%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.94%) Android
12 7 (1.94%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.11%) Unix
14 3 (0.83%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.83%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.83%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (22.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 80 (22.22%) ITIL
3 28 (7.78%) Migration
4 27 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (6.94%) DevOps
6 22 (6.11%) ITSM
7 21 (5.83%) Incident Management
8 20 (5.56%) Mentoring
9 19 (5.28%) Project Delivery
10 18 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 18 (5.00%) Tech Ops
11 17 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (4.44%) Proactive Monitoring
13 15 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
14 14 (3.89%) Time Management
15 13 (3.61%) Change Management
16 12 (3.33%) Coaching
16 12 (3.33%) IT Strategy
16 12 (3.33%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 42 (11.67%) PowerShell
2 36 (10.00%) SQL
3 11 (3.06%) Java
4 6 (1.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (1.39%) C#
6 3 (0.83%) Python
7 2 (0.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.56%) PHP
7 2 (0.56%) Ruby
7 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (5.83%) MCSE
3 15 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 15 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 14 (3.89%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (3.33%) CCNA
5 12 (3.33%) Degree
5 12 (3.33%) MCP
6 11 (3.06%) MCSA
7 7 (1.94%) MCITP
8 6 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.11%) CISM
10 4 (1.11%) CISSP
10 4 (1.11%) DBS Check
11 3 (0.83%) CCNP
11 3 (0.83%) MCSD
12 2 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.89%) SLA
2 7 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (17.50%) Hyper-V
3 27 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
5 14 (3.89%) XenApp
6 11 (3.06%) Docker
6 11 (3.06%) Terminal Services
7 7 (1.94%) vSphere
8 5 (1.39%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.11%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (0.83%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.56%) Firmware
11 2 (0.56%) KVM
12 1 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.28%) NDS
12 1 (0.28%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (18.06%) SCCM
2 29 (8.06%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (6.67%) WSUS
4 11 (3.06%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (2.22%) Ansible
5 8 (2.22%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.22%) SCOM
6 7 (1.94%) SCVMM
7 5 (1.39%) vCenter Server
8 3 (0.83%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.83%) OpenView
8 3 (0.83%) SCOrch
9 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.56%) Puppet
9 2 (0.56%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.28%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.28%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.28%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 226 (62.78%) Microsoft
2 136 (37.78%) VMware
3 46 (12.78%) Citrix
4 38 (10.56%) Cisco
5 14 (3.89%) Oracle
6 13 (3.61%) ServiceNow
7 12 (3.33%) Apple
8 10 (2.78%) Remedy
9 9 (2.50%) HP
10 8 (2.22%) Meraki
10 8 (2.22%) Veeam
11 7 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 7 (1.94%) Databricks
11 7 (1.94%) PlateSpin
11 7 (1.94%) Tableau
11 7 (1.94%) VirtaMove
12 6 (1.67%) Asigra
13 5 (1.39%) Avaya
14 4 (1.11%) Ivanti
14 4 (1.11%) Red Hat