Period
to 29 October 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 29 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 28 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 215 622 648
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.54% 8.89% 7.66%
As % of the System Software category 39.81% 45.94% 52.38%
Number of salaries quoted 225 586 608
Median annual salary £33,000 £33,000 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.30% +10.08%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £51,750 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +4.17%

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 540 1,354 1,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.93% 19.36% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 495 1,222 1,076
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,319 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 29 October 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 29 October 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 -3 124 £33,500 -10.67% 29
North Yorkshire +23 51 £36,000 +53.19% 9
South Yorkshire +6 30 £32,500 - 11
East Yorkshire +2 9 £27,750 -14.62% 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 160 (74.42%) Windows
2 140 (65.12%) Microsoft
3 127 (59.07%) Office 365
4 98 (45.58%) Windows Server
5 94 (43.72%) Azure
6 81 (37.67%) ITIL
7 63 (29.30%) VMware
8 59 (27.44%) DNS
9 53 (24.65%) TCP/IP
10 50 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
11 48 (22.33%) DHCP
12 47 (21.86%) Firewall
13 43 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
13 43 (20.00%) Windows 10
14 42 (19.53%) Hyper-V
14 42 (19.53%) SCCM
15 41 (19.07%) WAN
16 40 (18.60%) LAN
17 39 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
18 38 (17.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 36 (16.74%) SLA
20 35 (16.28%) Citrix
20 35 (16.28%) SharePoint
21 32 (14.88%) PowerShell
22 30 (13.95%) SQL Server
22 30 (13.95%) VPN
23 29 (13.49%) SQL
24 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2012
25 25 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
26 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification

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 35 (16.28%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.37%) IIS
3 16 (7.44%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Confluence
5 1 (0.47%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 50 (23.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.93%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.47%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 127 (59.07%) Office 365
2 94 (43.72%) Azure
3 43 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 21 (9.77%) OneDrive
5 14 (6.51%) AWS
6 9 (4.19%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.79%) PaaS
7 6 (2.79%) SaaS
8 4 (1.86%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.40%) Yammer
10 2 (0.93%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.47%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.47%) G Suite
11 1 (0.47%) IaaS
11 1 (0.47%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 59 (27.44%) DNS
2 53 (24.65%) TCP/IP
3 48 (22.33%) DHCP
4 47 (21.86%) Firewall
5 41 (19.07%) WAN
6 40 (18.60%) LAN
7 30 (13.95%) VPN
8 17 (7.91%) SAN
8 17 (7.91%) VLAN
9 13 (6.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (3.26%) Skype
10 7 (3.26%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.26%) Wireless
11 6 (2.79%) Internet
12 5 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
12 5 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 4 (1.86%) Fibre Channel
13 4 (1.86%) iSCSI
13 4 (1.86%) Network Security
13 4 (1.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.47%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.47%) Power BI
4 1 (0.47%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 18 (8.37%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.86%) Back Office
3 4 (1.86%) Billing
4 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Law
5 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Legal
6 1 (0.47%) Marketing
6 1 (0.47%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 41 (19.07%) Support Engineer
2 40 (18.60%) Analyst
3 34 (15.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (14.42%) IT Engineer
4 31 (14.42%) IT Support
5 21 (9.77%) IT Analyst
5 21 (9.77%) Service Analyst
6 20 (9.30%) Administrator
7 19 (8.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 19 (8.84%) Technical Support
8 16 (7.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 16 (7.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 16 (7.44%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Engineer
10 13 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 12 (5.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.58%) Security Specialist
11 12 (5.58%) Server Engineer
11 12 (5.58%) Support Analyst
12 11 (5.12%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.40%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.93%) Web Services
3 1 (0.47%) .NET
3 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.47%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) HTML
3 1 (0.47%) Laravel
3 1 (0.47%) LDAP
3 1 (0.47%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.44%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (6.98%) Cyberattack
3 14 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (5.58%) Driving Licence
5 11 (5.12%) iPhone
6 10 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.19%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.33%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (2.33%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (2.33%) Replication
10 3 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.40%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.40%) User Experience
11 2 (0.93%) Clustering
11 2 (0.93%) iPad
11 2 (0.93%) NHS
12 1 (0.47%) CCTV
12 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 160 (74.42%) Windows
2 98 (45.58%) Windows Server
3 43 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 27 (12.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (10.23%) Windows 7
7 21 (9.77%) Windows Server 2016
8 18 (8.37%) Android
9 16 (7.44%) Windows Server 2019
10 15 (6.98%) Linux
11 10 (4.65%) Apple iOS
11 10 (4.65%) Windows 8
12 9 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (3.72%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.67%) ITIL
2 38 (17.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (10.23%) Incident Management
4 19 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (6.98%) Information Security
5 15 (6.98%) Service Management
6 13 (6.05%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 13 (6.05%) SIEM
6 13 (6.05%) Threat Intelligence
7 12 (5.58%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.58%) Event Correlation
7 12 (5.58%) Use Case
8 11 (5.12%) Problem Management
8 11 (5.12%) Process Improvement
9 10 (4.65%) Change Management
9 10 (4.65%) Migration
10 9 (4.19%) Dashboard Development
10 9 (4.19%) ITSM
10 9 (4.19%) Server Virtualisation
11 8 (3.72%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.88%) PowerShell
2 29 (13.49%) SQL
3 4 (1.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.93%) C
4 2 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (8.37%) Degree
3 13 (6.05%) MCSA
4 8 (3.72%) MCP
5 7 (3.26%) Server+ Certification
6 6 (2.79%) A+ Certification
6 6 (2.79%) CCNA
6 6 (2.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.86%) HNC
7 4 (1.86%) MCDST
7 4 (1.86%) MCSE
8 3 (1.40%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.93%) CCENT
9 2 (0.93%) CCNP
9 2 (0.93%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.93%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) MCSD
10 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.74%) SLA
2 6 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.79%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.33%) GDPR
4 3 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 42 (19.53%) Hyper-V
2 39 (18.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.19%) Terminal Server
3 9 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.33%) Docker
6 3 (1.40%) Firmware
6 3 (1.40%) XenApp
7 2 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
7 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.47%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.47%) KVM
8 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 42 (19.53%) SCCM
2 23 (10.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (1.86%) vCenter Server
3 4 (1.86%) WSUS
4 3 (1.40%) SCOrch
4 3 (1.40%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.93%) Grafana
5 2 (0.93%) Nagios
5 2 (0.93%) Nessus
5 2 (0.93%) Puppet
5 2 (0.93%) SCOM
6 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.47%) Terraform
6 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 140 (65.12%) Microsoft
2 63 (29.30%) VMware
3 35 (16.28%) Citrix
4 19 (8.84%) Cisco
5 14 (6.51%) Veeam
6 7 (3.26%) Apple
7 6 (2.79%) Remedy
8 5 (2.33%) HP
8 5 (2.33%) SolarWinds
9 4 (1.86%) Mitel
9 4 (1.86%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.40%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.40%) Dell
10 3 (1.40%) Meraki
10 3 (1.40%) Sophos
10 3 (1.40%) TOWER Software
10 3 (1.40%) WatchGuard
11 2 (0.93%) CommVault
11 2 (0.93%) McAfee
11 2 (0.93%) NetApp