Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 710 695 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.20% 7.22% 7.91%
As % of the System Software category 48.30% 53.09% 60.07%
Number of salaries quoted 634 636 738
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £34,563 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.97% +6.35% +1.56%
10th Percentile £20,250 £20,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £54,625 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

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 1,470 1,309 1,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.05% 13.59% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 1,130 1,175
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,963 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +10 412 £35,000 - 99
North Yorkshire -19 196 £22,000 -37.14% 22
South Yorkshire -3 71 £30,000 +0.17% 26
East Yorkshire +7 28 £47,500 +31.30% 5
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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.

1 510 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 465 (65.49%) Windows
3 348 (49.01%) VMware
4 284 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 275 (38.73%) Firewall
6 274 (38.59%) Office 365
7 247 (34.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 246 (34.65%) Citrix
9 211 (29.72%) Cisco
10 209 (29.44%) Microsoft Azure
11 189 (26.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 185 (26.06%) Microsoft Certification
13 178 (25.07%) ITIL
14 171 (24.08%) Data Centre
15 164 (23.10%) Hyper-V
16 159 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
17 158 (22.25%) MCSE
18 156 (21.97%) CCNA
19 145 (20.42%) DNS
20 139 (19.58%) Wireless
21 138 (19.44%) MS Exchange
22 136 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
22 136 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
23 129 (18.17%) Windows 10
23 129 (18.17%) VoIP
24 127 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
25 125 (17.61%) Broadband
26 122 (17.18%) Meraki
27 121 (17.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
28 119 (16.76%) Supplier Management

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
1 138 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 71 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 53 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (6.90%) Skype for Business
5 48 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (6.06%) IIS
7 14 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.55%) SharePoint 2010
9 9 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.13%) Apache
11 7 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.70%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.56%) SAS
13 4 (0.56%) Tuxedo
14 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 136 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Unica
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 274 (38.59%) Office 365
2 209 (29.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (7.18%) Azure Active Directory
4 47 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
5 35 (4.93%) IaaS
6 25 (3.52%) PaaS
7 22 (3.10%) SaaS
8 16 (2.25%) OneDrive
9 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.70%) Power Platform
11 3 (0.42%) Yammer
12 2 (0.28%) Google Play
12 2 (0.28%) Silverpop
13 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 275 (38.73%) Firewall
2 145 (20.42%) DNS
3 139 (19.58%) Wireless
4 129 (18.17%) VoIP
5 125 (17.61%) Broadband
6 117 (16.48%) WAN
7 115 (16.20%) ADSL
8 111 (15.63%) SAN
9 107 (15.07%) 3G
10 105 (14.79%) DHCP
10 105 (14.79%) VPN
11 102 (14.37%) LAN
12 65 (9.15%) TCP/IP
13 51 (7.18%) VLAN
14 39 (5.49%) Skype
15 30 (4.23%) MPLS
16 25 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
17 22 (3.10%) SMTP
17 22 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
18 20 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.13%) MySQL
3 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.70%) Power BI
6 4 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.42%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.28%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (0.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 53 (7.46%) Finance
2 19 (2.68%) Manufacturing
3 17 (2.39%) Retail
4 16 (2.25%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.41%) Legal
5 10 (1.41%) Marketing
6 5 (0.70%) Back Office
7 2 (0.28%) Automotive
7 2 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.14%) Military
8 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 191 (26.90%) Analyst
2 153 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 137 (19.30%) Support Analyst
4 113 (15.92%) Technical Support
5 104 (14.65%) Technical Analyst
6 100 (14.08%) Technical Support Analyst
7 96 (13.52%) IT Support
8 81 (11.41%) Support Engineer
9 77 (10.85%) 1st Line Support
10 74 (10.42%) IT Engineer
11 72 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 71 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 64 (9.01%) 1st Line Technical Support
14 46 (6.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 44 (6.20%) IT Analyst
16 36 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 36 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
17 33 (4.65%) Service Analyst
18 32 (4.51%) Service Desk Analyst
18 32 (4.51%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.83%) LDAP
2 11 (1.55%) .NET
3 8 (1.13%) Middleware
3 8 (1.13%) Web Services
4 6 (0.85%) HTML
5 5 (0.70%) CSS
5 5 (0.70%) REST
5 5 (0.70%) SOAP
6 4 (0.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.56%) HTML5
6 4 (0.56%) Kendo UI
6 4 (0.56%) Node.js
6 4 (0.56%) Sass
6 4 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.42%) COM
7 3 (0.42%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.28%) JSON
8 2 (0.28%) MSMQ
9 1 (0.14%) OAuth
9 1 (0.14%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 171 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 53 (7.46%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.80%) Clustering
5 25 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (2.68%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.97%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.69%) CMDB
9 12 (1.69%) PKI
9 12 (1.69%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.13%) Replication
13 7 (0.99%) HP Storage
14 6 (0.85%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.70%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.70%) Thin Client
16 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
17 3 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 465 (65.49%) Windows
2 284 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 136 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 129 (18.17%) Windows 10
5 127 (17.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 80 (11.27%) Windows 7
7 66 (9.30%) Linux
8 41 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (5.35%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.39%) Windows XP
11 14 (1.97%) Android
12 13 (1.83%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.41%) Unix
14 8 (1.13%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.28%) VMS
17 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (26.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 178 (25.07%) ITIL
3 119 (16.76%) Supplier Management
4 100 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
5 58 (8.17%) Migration
6 49 (6.90%) Change Management
7 43 (6.06%) DevOps
7 43 (6.06%) High Availability
8 38 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (4.93%) Patch Management
10 32 (4.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 32 (4.51%) Mentoring
11 29 (4.08%) Service Delivery
12 27 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
13 24 (3.38%) Project Management
14 22 (3.10%) Time Management
15 21 (2.96%) Configuration Management
15 21 (2.96%) Process Improvement
16 20 (2.82%) Customer-Centricity
16 20 (2.82%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (14.93%) SQL
2 81 (11.41%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
4 5 (0.70%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.70%) PHP
5 4 (0.56%) TypeScript
6 3 (0.42%) Perl
6 3 (0.42%) Python
6 3 (0.42%) VB
7 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.14%) C#
8 1 (0.14%) VBA
8 1 (0.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 185 (26.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 159 (22.39%) Cisco Certification
3 158 (22.25%) MCSE
4 156 (21.97%) CCNA
5 121 (17.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 111 (15.63%) MCITP
7 32 (4.51%) MCSA
8 18 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (2.11%) CCNP
10 11 (1.55%) CISSP
11 10 (1.41%) Security Cleared
12 9 (1.27%) Degree
13 8 (1.13%) CCSA
13 8 (1.13%) CCSE
13 8 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
14 7 (0.99%) SC Cleared
15 5 (0.70%) CISA
15 5 (0.70%) CISM
15 5 (0.70%) GIAC
15 5 (0.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (13.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 74 (10.42%) ISO 9001
3 52 (7.32%) SLA
4 12 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.55%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.85%) GDPR
6 6 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.56%) ISO 31000
8 1 (0.14%) COBIT
8 1 (0.14%) NIST
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 247 (34.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 164 (23.10%) Hyper-V
3 59 (8.31%) XenApp
4 35 (4.93%) Virtual Servers
5 32 (4.51%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.66%) vSphere
7 23 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (2.54%) XenDesktop
9 16 (2.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 15 (2.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.27%) Xen
12 8 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.99%) Docker
14 6 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.70%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (0.56%) Firmware
17 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
18 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
19 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 68 (9.58%) SCCM
2 52 (7.32%) WSUS
3 27 (3.80%) SCOM
4 17 (2.39%) vCenter Server
5 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (1.97%) Puppet
7 13 (1.83%) Nessus
8 12 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 12 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.27%) Nagios
9 9 (1.27%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.99%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.70%) MaaS360
12 5 (0.70%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.70%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.42%) RANCID
14 3 (0.42%) vRealize
Vendors
1 510 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 348 (49.01%) VMware
3 246 (34.65%) Citrix
4 211 (29.72%) Cisco
5 122 (17.18%) Meraki
6 107 (15.07%) Aruba
6 107 (15.07%) Polycom
7 66 (9.30%) Veeam
8 49 (6.90%) HP
9 35 (4.93%) Dell
10 31 (4.37%) Symantec
11 22 (3.10%) NetApp
12 15 (2.11%) Mitel
13 13 (1.83%) Palo Alto
14 12 (1.69%) Juniper
14 12 (1.69%) Siemens
14 12 (1.69%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.55%) 3PAR
15 11 (1.55%) Adobe
15 11 (1.55%) SAP