Period
to 13 July 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 26 33
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 239 730 712
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 6.02% 9.35% 7.21%
As % of the System Software category 35.04% 48.93% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 221 668 667
Median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £34,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,000 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 682 1,492 1,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.17% 19.11% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 598 1,349 1,145
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £21,963
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +7.95%

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 13 July 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 13 July 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 -22 131 £37,000 +5.71% 13
North Yorkshire +31 67 £42,000 +90.91% 10
South Yorkshire +4 36 £32,500 +18.18% 8
East Yorkshire +4 6 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 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.

1 203 (84.94%) Windows
2 161 (67.36%) Microsoft
3 128 (53.56%) Office 365
4 126 (52.72%) Windows Server
5 110 (46.03%) Azure
6 92 (38.49%) VMware
7 70 (29.29%) ITIL
8 65 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 60 (25.10%) DNS
10 54 (22.59%) DHCP
10 54 (22.59%) Windows 10
11 52 (21.76%) SCCM
12 50 (20.92%) Hyper-V
13 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
14 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
15 41 (17.15%) PowerShell
16 39 (16.32%) SharePoint
17 37 (15.48%) LAN
18 36 (15.06%) WAN
19 34 (14.23%) TCP/IP
19 34 (14.23%) Firewall
20 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Office
21 32 (13.39%) SQL
21 32 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
21 32 (13.39%) Microsoft Intune
22 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
22 31 (12.97%) Citrix
22 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
23 30 (12.55%) 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 44 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 39 (16.32%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.72%) IIS
4 14 (5.86%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.42%) Apache
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (13.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 128 (53.56%) Office 365
2 110 (46.03%) Azure
3 32 (13.39%) Azure Active Directory
4 18 (7.53%) IaaS
5 17 (7.11%) AWS
6 16 (6.69%) PaaS
7 11 (4.60%) Azure Data Factory
7 11 (4.60%) Azure Stack
7 11 (4.60%) Power Platform
8 10 (4.18%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (2.93%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.67%) Mimecast
10 4 (1.67%) SaaS
11 2 (0.84%) Yammer
12 1 (0.42%) Azure Functions
12 1 (0.42%) GCP
12 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 60 (25.10%) DNS
2 54 (22.59%) DHCP
3 37 (15.48%) LAN
4 36 (15.06%) WAN
5 34 (14.23%) Firewall
5 34 (14.23%) TCP/IP
6 30 (12.55%) VPN
7 21 (8.79%) VLAN
8 13 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (5.02%) Internet
9 12 (5.02%) SAN
10 11 (4.60%) Skype
11 10 (4.18%) Network Security
12 9 (3.77%) VoIP
13 5 (2.09%) Remote Desktop
14 4 (1.67%) DSL
14 4 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
14 4 (1.67%) iSCSI
15 2 (0.84%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (19.67%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.28%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (5.44%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (4.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (4.60%) Power BI
5 7 (2.93%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.93%) MySQL
6 5 (2.09%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.09%) MS Access
7 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.84%) MSI
2 2 (0.84%) Selenium
3 1 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.42%) GitLab
3 1 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (5.86%) Finance
2 7 (2.93%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.51%) Marketing
4 5 (2.09%) Back Office
4 5 (2.09%) Games
5 4 (1.67%) Billing
5 4 (1.67%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
6 3 (1.26%) Law
6 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (23.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (18.41%) Analyst
3 28 (11.72%) IT Support
4 24 (10.04%) Support Engineer
5 19 (7.95%) IT Analyst
5 19 (7.95%) Technical Engineer
6 17 (7.11%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 14 (5.86%) Consultant
7 14 (5.86%) Microsoft Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) IT Engineer
8 13 (5.44%) IT Technician
8 13 (5.44%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.02%) Azure Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Technical Operations Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (4.60%) Administrator
10 11 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.67%) REST
1 4 (1.67%) SOAP
2 2 (0.84%) .NET
2 2 (0.84%) .NET Core
2 2 (0.84%) LDAP
3 1 (0.42%) COM
3 1 (0.42%) LAMP
3 1 (0.42%) OAuth
3 1 (0.42%) OpenID
3 1 (0.42%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.42%) SAML
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.55%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.60%) Clustering
4 7 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.93%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.09%) iPhone
5 5 (2.09%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.09%) Replication
6 4 (1.67%) Social Media
7 3 (1.26%) iPad
7 3 (1.26%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
8 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.84%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (0.84%) Renewable Energy
8 2 (0.84%) SCADA
8 2 (0.84%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.84%) User Experience
9 1 (0.42%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 203 (84.94%) Windows
2 126 (52.72%) Windows Server
3 54 (22.59%) Windows 10
4 31 (12.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (12.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (10.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 22 (9.21%) Linux
8 17 (7.11%) Windows 7
9 15 (6.28%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (5.44%) Android
11 11 (4.60%) Mac OS
12 10 (4.18%) Apple iOS
13 9 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.26%) Unix
14 3 (1.26%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.84%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.29%) ITIL
2 65 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 28 (11.72%) Migration
4 19 (7.95%) DevOps
5 18 (7.53%) Project Delivery
6 15 (6.28%) Configuration Management
6 15 (6.28%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.28%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (5.86%) Tech Ops
8 13 (5.44%) Service Management
9 12 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.02%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.02%) Proactive Monitoring
9 12 (5.02%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (4.60%) Analytics
10 11 (4.60%) Data Analytics
10 11 (4.60%) Data Transformation
10 11 (4.60%) IT Strategy
10 11 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (4.60%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.15%) PowerShell
2 32 (13.39%) SQL
3 6 (2.51%) Java
4 3 (1.26%) C#
5 2 (0.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.84%) C
5 2 (0.84%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.84%) PHP
5 2 (0.84%) Python
5 2 (0.84%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (12.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.44%) CCNA
2 13 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (4.60%) MCSE
4 10 (4.18%) MCP
4 10 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.18%) Security Cleared
5 9 (3.77%) MCSA
6 7 (2.93%) Degree
6 7 (2.93%) Server+ Certification
7 4 (1.67%) CISM
7 4 (1.67%) CISSP
7 4 (1.67%) MCSD
8 3 (1.26%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.84%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.84%) CCNP
9 2 (0.84%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.11%) SLA
2 8 (3.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.26%) GDPR
4 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 50 (20.92%) Hyper-V
2 47 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (8.79%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (3.35%) XenApp
5 7 (2.93%) Docker
5 7 (2.93%) XenDesktop
6 6 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 3 (1.26%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.26%) vSphere
9 2 (0.84%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.42%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.42%) Firmware
10 1 (0.42%) KVM
10 1 (0.42%) NDS
10 1 (0.42%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (0.42%) NFS
10 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 52 (21.76%) SCCM
2 32 (13.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 12 (5.02%) WSUS
4 11 (4.60%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.26%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.26%) SCOrch
6 3 (1.26%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.84%) Grafana
7 2 (0.84%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.84%) Nagios
7 2 (0.84%) Puppet
7 2 (0.84%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.42%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) SCOM
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 161 (67.36%) Microsoft
2 92 (38.49%) VMware
3 31 (12.97%) Citrix
4 23 (9.62%) Cisco
5 13 (5.44%) Veeam
6 11 (4.60%) Databricks
6 11 (4.60%) PlateSpin
6 11 (4.60%) Tableau
6 11 (4.60%) VirtaMove
7 9 (3.77%) Asigra
8 8 (3.35%) Apple
9 7 (2.93%) Meraki
10 6 (2.51%) Oracle
11 5 (2.09%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.67%) CrowdStrike
12 4 (1.67%) HP
12 4 (1.67%) NetApp
12 4 (1.67%) SolarWinds
12 4 (1.67%) Sophos
12 4 (1.67%) Splunk