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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 31 30 37
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 566 424 241
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.31% 7.27% 5.95%
As % of the System Software category 40.31% 34.70% 35.08%
Number of salaries quoted 466 374 212
10th Percentile £21,719 £21,000 £23,250
25th Percentile £25,219 £24,393 £26,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £31,980 £35,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.92% -5.33% +25.00%
75th Percentile £45,000 £44,870 £47,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 1,404 1,222 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.13% 20.96% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,043 1,065 601
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £30,831 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 +7 395 £31,250 -16.67% 61
North Yorkshire -6 76 £39,250 +6.08% 22
South Yorkshire -22 65 £26,450 -11.69% 17
East Yorkshire +4 25 £43,500 +12.26% 7
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 437 (77.21%) Windows
2 353 (62.37%) Microsoft 365
3 350 (61.84%) Microsoft
4 278 (49.12%) Azure
5 202 (35.69%) Windows Server
6 200 (35.34%) Social Skills
7 170 (30.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 155 (27.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 151 (26.68%) VMware
10 148 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
11 134 (23.67%) SLA
11 134 (23.67%) Windows 10
12 132 (23.32%) ITIL
13 111 (19.61%) DNS
14 108 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
15 100 (17.67%) Firewall
16 97 (17.14%) WAN
17 93 (16.43%) SCCM
17 93 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
18 87 (15.37%) LAN
19 85 (15.02%) DHCP
19 85 (15.02%) Microsoft Intune
20 78 (13.78%) PowerShell
21 75 (13.25%) Hyper-V
22 74 (13.07%) SharePoint
23 71 (12.54%) TCP/IP
24 70 (12.37%) SQL
25 69 (12.19%) Citrix
26 65 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 63 (11.13%) Finance

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 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 55 (9.72%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.30%) CMS
3 13 (2.30%) Confluence
3 13 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (1.59%) Apache
5 6 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.06%) IIS
6 4 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 148 (26.15%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (4.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) Revit
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 353 (62.37%) Microsoft 365
2 278 (49.12%) Azure
3 155 (27.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 38 (6.71%) IaaS
5 35 (6.18%) AWS
6 34 (6.01%) PaaS
7 33 (5.83%) SaaS
8 29 (5.12%) OneDrive
9 15 (2.65%) Power Platform
10 13 (2.30%) Power Automate
10 13 (2.30%) Rubrik
11 12 (2.12%) Azure DevOps
11 12 (2.12%) Azure Monitor
12 11 (1.94%) PowerApps
13 10 (1.77%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
14 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.35%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.35%) Google Workspace
14 2 (0.35%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 111 (19.61%) DNS
2 100 (17.67%) Firewall
3 97 (17.14%) WAN
4 87 (15.37%) LAN
5 85 (15.02%) DHCP
6 71 (12.54%) TCP/IP
7 51 (9.01%) VPN
8 41 (7.24%) SAN
9 36 (6.36%) Wireless
10 31 (5.48%) VLAN
11 24 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (3.71%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (2.30%) MPLS
14 12 (2.12%) Internet
14 12 (2.12%) SD-WAN
14 12 (2.12%) Unified Communications
15 11 (1.94%) VoIP
16 9 (1.59%) BGP
16 9 (1.59%) OSPF
16 9 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (8.83%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.94%) MySQL
3 9 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.18%) MS Access
5 1 (0.18%) Power BI
5 1 (0.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 18 (3.18%) JIRA
2 11 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 200 (35.34%) Social Skills
2 63 (11.13%) Finance
3 29 (5.12%) Manufacturing
4 26 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.53%) Organisational Skills
6 18 (3.18%) Law
6 18 (3.18%) Retail
7 14 (2.47%) Local Government
8 12 (2.12%) Public Sector
9 10 (1.77%) Banking
10 7 (1.24%) Legal
10 7 (1.24%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.88%) Humanities
12 4 (0.71%) Automotive
12 4 (0.71%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.35%) Back Office
13 2 (0.35%) Games
13 2 (0.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 1 (0.18%) Documentation Skills
14 1 (0.18%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 133 (23.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 127 (22.44%) Analyst
3 86 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 83 (14.66%) IT Support
5 70 (12.37%) IT Engineer
6 66 (11.66%) Service Analyst
7 65 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
8 39 (6.89%) IT Technician
9 38 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
10 37 (6.54%) IT Support Engineer
11 35 (6.18%) Support Analyst
12 34 (6.01%) Support Technician
13 26 (4.59%) IT Support Technician
14 23 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 23 (4.06%) IT Analyst
15 22 (3.89%) 1st Line Support
15 22 (3.89%) Azure Engineer
16 20 (3.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 20 (3.53%) Network Engineer
16 20 (3.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (4.77%) HTML
2 18 (3.18%) Web Services
3 10 (1.77%) CSS
3 10 (1.77%) XML
4 9 (1.59%) HTML5
4 9 (1.59%) jQuery
5 8 (1.41%) LDAP
6 5 (0.88%) JSON
6 5 (0.88%) OAuth
6 5 (0.88%) SAML
7 3 (0.53%) XMPP
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) ARM Templates
8 1 (0.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.18%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.71%) Driving Licence
2 19 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
2 19 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 17 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (2.30%) IoT
6 13 (2.30%) Public Cloud
7 11 (1.94%) Clustering
8 9 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 8 (1.41%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.24%) Legacy Systems
10 7 (1.24%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.06%) NHS
11 6 (1.06%) User Experience
11 6 (1.06%) VLE
12 5 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (0.88%) Replication
13 4 (0.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 437 (77.21%) Windows
2 202 (35.69%) Windows Server
3 134 (23.67%) Windows 10
4 43 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (6.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (4.59%) Windows 7
6 26 (4.59%) Windows Server 2019
7 23 (4.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (3.71%) Linux
9 17 (3.00%) VMS
10 15 (2.65%) Windows 8
11 13 (2.30%) Mac OS
12 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.88%) Android
15 4 (0.71%) Unix
16 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.35%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (30.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 132 (23.32%) ITIL
3 93 (16.43%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (10.25%) Service Delivery
5 53 (9.36%) ITSM
6 46 (8.13%) Migration
7 36 (6.36%) Incident Management
8 35 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
8 35 (6.18%) Service Management
9 32 (5.65%) Change Management
10 30 (5.30%) High Availability
11 28 (4.95%) Agile
11 28 (4.95%) Information Security
12 27 (4.77%) Remote Monitoring and Management
13 26 (4.59%) Asset Management
14 24 (4.24%) CRM
14 24 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (4.24%) Mentoring
14 24 (4.24%) Security Patching
14 24 (4.24%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (13.78%) PowerShell
2 70 (12.37%) SQL
3 15 (2.65%) Python
4 12 (2.12%) C#
5 11 (1.94%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.59%) C
6 9 (1.59%) PHP
7 3 (0.53%) Apex Code
8 2 (0.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.18%) VB
9 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (4.95%) Security Cleared
3 27 (4.77%) CCNA
3 27 (4.77%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (4.59%) SC Cleared
5 23 (4.06%) MCSA
6 19 (3.36%) MCSE
7 16 (2.83%) CCNP
8 14 (2.47%) Degree
9 11 (1.94%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.24%) MCDST
12 6 (1.06%) HNC
13 4 (0.71%) MCP
14 2 (0.35%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.18%) CISA
15 1 (0.18%) CISM
15 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (23.67%) SLA
2 22 (3.89%) PCI DSS
3 17 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (1.94%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.18%) GDPR
7 1 (0.18%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 108 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (13.25%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (3.18%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.00%) vSphere
6 16 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (2.65%) XenApp
8 4 (0.71%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.53%) Docker
9 3 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.53%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.18%) Firmware
11 1 (0.18%) KVM
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 93 (16.43%) SCCM
2 85 (15.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (4.95%) SCOM
4 24 (4.24%) WSUS
5 16 (2.83%) FortiGate
6 15 (2.65%) NetBackup
7 11 (1.94%) Single Sign-On
8 9 (1.59%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 9 (1.59%) Terraform
9 6 (1.06%) SCVMM
10 5 (0.88%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.71%) Jamf Pro
11 4 (0.71%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.53%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.35%) AirWatch
13 2 (0.35%) Ansible
13 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
13 2 (0.35%) vMotion
13 2 (0.35%) WMI
13 2 (0.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 350 (61.84%) Microsoft
2 151 (26.68%) VMware
3 69 (12.19%) Citrix
4 50 (8.83%) Cisco
5 41 (7.24%) Apple
6 35 (6.18%) Veeam
7 27 (4.77%) SolarWinds
8 24 (4.24%) Adobe
8 24 (4.24%) HP
9 16 (2.83%) Dell
9 16 (2.83%) Meraki
10 14 (2.47%) Kaseya
11 13 (2.30%) Draytek
11 13 (2.30%) Veritas
12 12 (2.12%) Commvault
12 12 (2.12%) Oracle
13 11 (1.94%) Ubiquiti
14 9 (1.59%) Aruba
14 9 (1.59%) Sophos
15 8 (1.41%) CyberArk