Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 22 29
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 718 896 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.40% 8.08% 6.70%
As % of the System Software category 53.42% 64.46% 58.87%
Number of salaries quoted 614 820 814
Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -3.08% -
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £47,250 £48,750
England median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 1344 1390 1500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.85% 12.54% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1200 1287
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £20,000 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +2 534 £32,500 -7.14% 18
North Yorkshire -8 84 £32,500 +8.33% 4
South Yorkshire -17 54 £32,500 +18.18% 2
East Yorkshire -2 24 £22,000 -4.35% 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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.

1 584 (81.34%) Windows
2 471 (65.60%) Microsoft
3 350 (48.75%) Windows Server
4 307 (42.76%) VMware
5 238 (33.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 235 (32.73%) ITIL
7 230 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 212 (29.53%) MS Exchange
9 209 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 174 (24.23%) Windows 7
10 174 (24.23%) Office 365
11 158 (22.01%) Cisco
12 156 (21.73%) DNS
13 144 (20.06%) Microsoft Office
14 137 (19.08%) Citrix
15 133 (18.52%) Firewall
16 127 (17.69%) SAN
17 119 (16.57%) DHCP
18 118 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
19 114 (15.88%) SCCM
19 114 (15.88%) Hyper-V
20 108 (15.04%) WAN
21 104 (14.48%) LAN
22 103 (14.35%) SQL Server
23 102 (14.21%) Windows 10
24 101 (14.07%) SQL
24 101 (14.07%) TCP/IP
25 99 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
26 90 (12.53%) VMware ESXi
26 90 (12.53%) VPN

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
1 212 (29.53%) MS Exchange
2 87 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (10.72%) SharePoint
4 50 (6.96%) IIS
5 41 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (5.01%) Skype for Business
7 22 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (1.81%) IBM Notes
9 12 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.53%) IBM Domino
11 9 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.97%) CMS
13 5 (0.70%) Apache
14 4 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.42%) Confluence
15 3 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
16 2 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
17 1 (0.14%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 144 (20.06%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 174 (24.23%) Office 365
2 99 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (1.39%) IaaS
5 10 (1.39%) OneDrive
6 9 (1.25%) PaaS
7 3 (0.42%) SaaS
8 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.14%) G Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 156 (21.73%) DNS
2 133 (18.52%) Firewall
3 127 (17.69%) SAN
4 119 (16.57%) DHCP
5 108 (15.04%) WAN
6 104 (14.48%) LAN
7 101 (14.07%) TCP/IP
8 90 (12.53%) VPN
9 80 (11.14%) VoIP
10 35 (4.87%) MPLS
11 30 (4.18%) Skype
12 27 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
13 26 (3.62%) Internet
14 25 (3.48%) Wireless
15 16 (2.23%) VLAN
16 14 (1.95%) SNMP
17 12 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
18 11 (1.53%) 3G
18 11 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
19 10 (1.39%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (14.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 15 (2.09%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.70%) OLAP
5 5 (0.70%) RDBMS
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (0.56%) QlikView
6 4 (0.56%) SQL CLR
6 4 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 21 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (1.11%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.56%) JIRA
5 4 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.42%) MSI
7 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (9.61%) Finance
2 33 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 32 (4.46%) Retail
4 18 (2.51%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.23%) Law
6 15 (2.09%) Marketing
7 11 (1.53%) Legal
8 6 (0.84%) Advertising
9 5 (0.70%) Back Office
9 5 (0.70%) Games
10 4 (0.56%) Publishing
11 3 (0.42%) Local Government
12 1 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 148 (20.61%) Analyst
2 138 (19.22%) IT Support
3 127 (17.69%) Support Engineer
4 102 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 95 (13.23%) Support Analyst
6 94 (13.09%) IT Engineer
7 79 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 62 (8.64%) IT Analyst
9 61 (8.50%) Windows Engineer
10 58 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 58 (8.08%) IT Support Engineer
11 51 (7.10%) Service Analyst
12 49 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
13 45 (6.27%) Desktop Support
14 44 (6.13%) IT Support Analyst
15 39 (5.43%) Support Technician
16 38 (5.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 38 (5.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (4.87%) Desktop Engineer
18 34 (4.74%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.81%) Web Services
2 12 (1.67%) .NET
3 5 (0.70%) ASP.NET
3 5 (0.70%) CSS
4 4 (0.56%) HTML
5 3 (0.42%) WCF
5 3 (0.42%) X-Windows
6 2 (0.28%) CAML
6 2 (0.28%) DHTML
6 2 (0.28%) Middleware
6 2 (0.28%) XML
6 2 (0.28%) XSLT
7 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.14%) JSON
7 1 (0.14%) LAMP
7 1 (0.14%) OAuth
7 1 (0.14%) REST
7 1 (0.14%) SAP PI
7 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.22%) Data Centre
2 45 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.32%) Clustering
4 19 (2.65%) iPad
5 18 (2.51%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.37%) N-Tier
7 16 (2.23%) Replication
8 13 (1.81%) Public Cloud
9 11 (1.53%) Driving Licence
10 10 (1.39%) PKI
10 10 (1.39%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 8 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.84%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.84%) NHS
14 6 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.56%) CMDB
15 4 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
16 3 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 584 (81.34%) Windows
2 350 (48.75%) Windows Server
3 238 (33.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 209 (29.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 174 (24.23%) Windows 7
6 102 (14.21%) Windows 10
7 68 (9.47%) Windows 8
8 59 (8.22%) Linux
9 51 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (5.71%) Windows XP
11 30 (4.18%) Unix
12 20 (2.79%) Mac OS X
12 20 (2.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (2.23%) Android
14 12 (1.67%) Apple iOS
15 10 (1.39%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.42%) CentOS
17 3 (0.42%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.42%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (32.73%) ITIL
2 50 (6.96%) Root Cause Analysis
3 44 (6.13%) Project Management
4 41 (5.71%) Load Balancing
4 41 (5.71%) Service Management
5 34 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 32 (4.46%) Time Management
8 31 (4.32%) Change Management
9 30 (4.18%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (4.18%) Server Virtualisation
10 27 (3.76%) Proactive Monitoring
10 27 (3.76%) Problem Management
11 26 (3.62%) Change Control
11 26 (3.62%) Coaching
11 26 (3.62%) Incident Management
11 26 (3.62%) Mentoring
12 25 (3.48%) Release Management
13 24 (3.34%) ITSM
13 24 (3.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 101 (14.07%) SQL
2 66 (9.19%) PowerShell
3 14 (1.95%) C#
4 13 (1.81%) Bash Shell
4 13 (1.81%) T-SQL
5 9 (1.25%) Perl
6 6 (0.84%) Python
6 6 (0.84%) VB
7 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.70%) VB6
8 4 (0.56%) R
9 3 (0.42%) C
9 3 (0.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.28%) Java
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
11 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 118 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (10.03%) MCSE
3 57 (7.94%) MCSA
4 56 (7.80%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (6.55%) CCNA
6 34 (4.74%) ITIL Certification
7 32 (4.46%) MCP
8 25 (3.48%) MCITP
9 18 (2.51%) Degree
10 14 (1.95%) CCNP
10 14 (1.95%) MCDST
11 11 (1.53%) Security Cleared
12 10 (1.39%) SC Cleared
12 10 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (1.25%) DBS Check
14 7 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (0.70%) CCIE
15 5 (0.70%) CISA
15 5 (0.70%) CISM
15 5 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.96%) SLA
2 17 (2.37%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.97%) GDPR
4 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.28%) QA
6 1 (0.14%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 230 (32.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (15.88%) Hyper-V
3 90 (12.53%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (8.22%) vSphere
5 44 (6.13%) XenApp
6 37 (5.15%) XenDesktop
7 19 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (1.81%) XenServer
10 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (1.53%) Terminal Services
11 10 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.11%) OpenSIPS
13 6 (0.84%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.56%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.56%) vCloud
14 4 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.28%) VMware NSX
15 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 114 (15.88%) SCCM
2 50 (6.96%) SCOM
3 43 (5.99%) WSUS
4 28 (3.90%) SCDPM
5 24 (3.34%) vCenter Server
6 21 (2.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 20 (2.79%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (1.11%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 8 (1.11%) WMI
9 7 (0.97%) Nagios
9 7 (0.97%) ServiceCenter
9 7 (0.97%) XenMobile
10 5 (0.70%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.70%) Puppet
10 5 (0.70%) ZENworks
11 4 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.56%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 471 (65.60%) Microsoft
2 307 (42.76%) VMware
3 158 (22.01%) Cisco
4 137 (19.08%) Citrix
5 75 (10.45%) HP
6 54 (7.52%) NetApp
7 44 (6.13%) Avaya
8 40 (5.57%) Symantec
9 39 (5.43%) Veeam
10 28 (3.90%) Dell
10 28 (3.90%) Hitachi
11 17 (2.37%) Apple
11 17 (2.37%) Oracle
12 16 (2.23%) EMC
12 16 (2.23%) F5
12 16 (2.23%) McAfee
12 16 (2.23%) Red Hat
12 16 (2.23%) SAP
13 15 (2.09%) CommVault
14 13 (1.81%) Lotus