Period
to 16 October 2021

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 16 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 28 30 23
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 494 205 657
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.43% 7.64% 9.32%
As % of the System Software category 36.70% 40.59% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 406 182 577
10th Percentile £22,625 £21,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £21,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -14.29%
75th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,675 £57,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -1.35%

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 1,346 505 1,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.25% 18.83% 19.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,086 465 1,270
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £29,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,000 £60,525
England median annual salary £56,628 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.96% +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 16 October 2021.

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 16 October 2021. 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 -17 248 £38,125 +8.93% 73
South Yorkshire +16 107 £33,750 +3.85% 26
North Yorkshire +15 76 £37,500 +4.17% 33
East Yorkshire +1 26 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Humberside - 15 - - 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2021, 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.

1 379 (76.72%) Windows
2 288 (58.30%) Microsoft
3 281 (56.88%) Microsoft 365
4 220 (44.53%) Azure
5 182 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 155 (31.38%) VMware
7 144 (29.15%) Windows 10
8 135 (27.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 123 (24.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 114 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 109 (22.06%) Social Skills
12 107 (21.66%) Firewall
13 99 (20.04%) ITIL
13 99 (20.04%) SQL
14 96 (19.43%) SQL Server
15 93 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
16 83 (16.80%) DNS
16 83 (16.80%) Azure Active Directory
17 81 (16.40%) SharePoint
18 77 (15.59%) Cisco
19 69 (13.97%) Finance
19 69 (13.97%) AWS
19 69 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
20 68 (13.77%) Citrix
20 68 (13.77%) LAN
21 65 (13.16%) MS Exchange
21 65 (13.16%) WAN
21 65 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
22 64 (12.96%) DHCP
23 62 (12.55%) SCCM

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 81 (16.40%) SharePoint
2 65 (13.16%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.85%) IIS
4 18 (3.64%) Confluence
5 13 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.63%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.81%) nginx
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.20%) Apache
9 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 93 (18.83%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 281 (56.88%) Microsoft 365
2 220 (44.53%) Azure
3 83 (16.80%) Azure Active Directory
4 69 (13.97%) AWS
5 37 (7.49%) OneDrive
6 30 (6.07%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (5.47%) SaaS
8 22 (4.45%) GCP
9 21 (4.25%) Serverless
10 18 (3.64%) PaaS
11 14 (2.83%) Power Platform
12 13 (2.63%) Slack
13 12 (2.43%) IaaS
14 8 (1.62%) Mimecast
15 5 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
16 4 (0.81%) AWS CodeDeploy
16 4 (0.81%) AWS CodePipeline
17 3 (0.61%) Amazon EKS
17 3 (0.61%) Azure Key Vault
17 3 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 107 (21.66%) Firewall
2 83 (16.80%) DNS
3 68 (13.77%) LAN
4 65 (13.16%) WAN
5 64 (12.96%) DHCP
6 46 (9.31%) TCP/IP
7 44 (8.91%) SAN
7 44 (8.91%) VPN
8 31 (6.28%) VLAN
9 24 (4.86%) Remote Desktop
10 23 (4.66%) Skype
11 22 (4.45%) VoIP
12 21 (4.25%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (3.44%) Wireless
14 12 (2.43%) Unified Communications
15 11 (2.23%) Network Security
15 11 (2.23%) WLAN
16 10 (2.02%) MPLS
17 8 (1.62%) Cisco ISE
17 8 (1.62%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (19.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.62%) Power BI
4 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (0.61%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.61%) MySQL
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.40%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (4.05%) GitLab
1 20 (4.05%) JIRA
2 7 (1.42%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.42%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.40%) kappa
3 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.20%) SonarQube
General
1 109 (22.06%) Social Skills
2 69 (13.97%) Finance
3 45 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (9.11%) Manufacturing
4 33 (6.68%) Retail
5 31 (6.28%) Public Sector
6 17 (3.44%) Organisational Skills
7 10 (2.02%) Back Office
8 9 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.62%) Banking
10 7 (1.42%) Legal
11 6 (1.21%) Automotive
11 6 (1.21%) Law
12 4 (0.81%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.40%) Local Government
14 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (24.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (14.98%) Support Engineer
3 61 (12.35%) IT Support
4 55 (11.13%) Analyst
5 45 (9.11%) IT Engineer
6 30 (6.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 30 (6.07%) IT Support Engineer
7 29 (5.87%) Service Analyst
7 29 (5.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
9 24 (4.86%) Consultant
10 22 (4.45%) Architect
10 22 (4.45%) Azure Engineer
10 22 (4.45%) Security Engineer
10 22 (4.45%) Support Technician
10 22 (4.45%) Technical Consultant
11 21 (4.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 21 (4.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 21 (4.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (4.05%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (6.68%) Web Services
2 22 (4.45%) LDAP
3 19 (3.85%) SAML
4 16 (3.24%) OAuth
5 13 (2.63%) .NET
6 12 (2.43%) OpenID
6 12 (2.43%) SailPoint
6 12 (2.43%) XML
7 11 (2.23%) CSS
7 11 (2.23%) HTML
8 7 (1.42%) JSON
9 5 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.81%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.81%) React
11 2 (0.40%) ARM Templates
11 2 (0.40%) COM
11 2 (0.40%) Kafka
11 2 (0.40%) Middleware
11 2 (0.40%) Spark Streaming
12 1 (0.20%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 45 (9.11%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 29 (5.87%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (3.24%) Driving Licence
5 15 (3.04%) Analytical Mindset
6 13 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.43%) NHS
8 10 (2.02%) CMDB
8 10 (2.02%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (1.42%) Fibre Optics
9 7 (1.42%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.21%) Replication
11 5 (1.01%) Cloud Native
11 5 (1.01%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.01%) iPhone
11 5 (1.01%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
13 3 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 379 (76.72%) Windows
2 182 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 144 (29.15%) Windows 10
4 61 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (11.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 45 (9.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (7.49%) Windows 7
9 26 (5.26%) Android
10 21 (4.25%) Windows 8
11 18 (3.64%) Linux
12 16 (3.24%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (2.43%) Windows XP
15 10 (2.02%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.81%) AIX
17 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (27.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 99 (20.04%) ITIL
3 69 (13.97%) Problem-Solving
4 47 (9.51%) Cybersecurity
5 43 (8.70%) Presales
6 41 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (7.09%) Change Management
9 31 (6.28%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 26 (5.26%) Fintech
11 26 (5.26%) Time Management
12 25 (5.06%) DevOps
13 24 (4.86%) Project Management
14 23 (4.66%) Project Delivery
15 22 (4.45%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (4.45%) Software Licensing
16 21 (4.25%) High Availability
16 21 (4.25%) ITSM
16 21 (4.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (20.04%) SQL
2 49 (9.92%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.63%) Java
4 11 (2.23%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.62%) C
6 6 (1.21%) Python
7 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (6.68%) CCNA
2 33 (6.68%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (3.85%) MCSE
4 18 (3.64%) Degree
5 8 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (1.42%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (1.21%) AWS Certification
7 6 (1.21%) CCNP
8 5 (1.01%) MCSA
9 4 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.61%) NVQ Level 3
11 2 (0.40%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.40%) HNC
11 2 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.40%) MCDST
11 2 (0.40%) Server+ Certification
12 1 (0.20%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.73%) SLA
2 28 (5.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.24%) GDPR
4 12 (2.43%) Data Quality
5 11 (2.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 9 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (1.01%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.40%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.40%) PMO
9 1 (0.20%) Accessibility
9 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 123 (24.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 114 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 18 (3.64%) BitLocker
3 18 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
4 15 (3.04%) Docker
5 13 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
6 12 (2.43%) NDS
6 12 (2.43%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 12 (2.43%) XenDesktop
7 11 (2.23%) vSphere
8 8 (1.62%) XenApp
9 6 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.21%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.61%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.20%) Firmware
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (13.16%) Microsoft Intune
2 62 (12.55%) SCCM
3 25 (5.06%) SCOM
4 22 (4.45%) Single Sign-On
5 16 (3.24%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 14 (2.83%) Terraform
7 13 (2.63%) Ansible
7 13 (2.63%) SCVMM
8 12 (2.43%) Kubernetes
8 12 (2.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (2.02%) WSUS
10 6 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
11 5 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.81%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.81%) Puppet
13 3 (0.61%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.61%) HAProxy
14 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 288 (58.30%) Microsoft
2 155 (31.38%) VMware
3 77 (15.59%) Cisco
4 68 (13.77%) Citrix
5 45 (9.11%) Veeam
6 44 (8.91%) Meraki
7 23 (4.66%) Apple
7 23 (4.66%) Google
8 20 (4.05%) Dell
8 20 (4.05%) Oracle
9 17 (3.44%) SAP
10 12 (2.43%) ForgeRock
10 12 (2.43%) NetIQ
11 11 (2.23%) CommVault
11 11 (2.23%) Remedy
11 11 (2.23%) SonicWALL
12 10 (2.02%) DocuSign
12 10 (2.02%) HP
13 9 (1.82%) JD Edwards
14 8 (1.62%) MAPICS