Period
to 16 November 2018

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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 22 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 656 738 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.81% 7.51% 7.99%
As % of the System Software category 52.65% 53.71% 64.28%
Number of salaries quoted 588 632 819
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% -3.08%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £20,454
90th Percentile £53,750 £50,000 £46,450
England median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +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 1,246 1,374 1,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.84% 13.98% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,152 1,201
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.38% +6.43% -4.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,875 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 16 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -2 442 £35,000 +7.69% 85
North Yorkshire +8 129 £35,000 +7.69% 17
South Yorkshire +1 64 £26,000 -20.00% 22
East Yorkshire -5 10 £19,500 -11.36% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 498 (75.91%) Windows
2 394 (60.06%) Microsoft
3 288 (43.90%) Windows Server
4 267 (40.70%) VMware
5 226 (34.45%) Office 365
6 179 (27.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 173 (26.37%) MS Exchange
8 171 (26.07%) ITIL
9 166 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 164 (25.00%) Citrix
11 155 (23.63%) DNS
12 147 (22.41%) Windows 7
13 146 (22.26%) Microsoft Office
14 143 (21.80%) Windows 10
15 137 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 132 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 110 (16.77%) DHCP
18 109 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
18 109 (16.62%) SCCM
19 104 (15.85%) PowerShell
20 96 (14.63%) SLA
21 95 (14.48%) Cisco
21 95 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
22 87 (13.26%) Firewall
23 82 (12.50%) SQL
24 81 (12.35%) SQL Server
24 81 (12.35%) Hyper-V
25 79 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
25 79 (12.04%) SAN
26 75 (11.43%) Linux

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
1 173 (26.37%) MS Exchange
2 73 (11.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (8.99%) Skype for Business
5 50 (7.62%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.12%) IIS
7 13 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (1.52%) CMS
9 9 (1.37%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (1.07%) IBM Notes
12 5 (0.76%) Apache
12 5 (0.76%) nginx
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.46%) Confluence
14 3 (0.46%) IBM Domino
14 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.15%) Kentico
15 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 146 (22.26%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.91%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.61%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.46%) Sage CRM
4 2 (0.30%) assyst
4 2 (0.30%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 1 (0.15%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.15%) Lawson
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 226 (34.45%) Office 365
2 179 (27.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (4.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (3.20%) IaaS
6 20 (3.05%) OneDrive
7 14 (2.13%) PaaS
7 14 (2.13%) SaaS
8 8 (1.22%) Serverless
9 6 (0.91%) Akamai
10 5 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
10 5 (0.76%) Force.com
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.46%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.30%) G Suite
12 2 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 155 (23.63%) DNS
2 110 (16.77%) DHCP
3 87 (13.26%) Firewall
4 79 (12.04%) SAN
5 74 (11.28%) LAN
5 74 (11.28%) TCP/IP
6 72 (10.98%) WAN
7 52 (7.93%) VPN
8 45 (6.86%) VoIP
9 36 (5.49%) NetScaler
10 34 (5.18%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (4.57%) Skype
12 21 (3.20%) iSCSI
12 21 (3.20%) Wireless
13 19 (2.90%) Intranet
13 19 (2.90%) Remote Desktop
14 18 (2.74%) MPLS
15 17 (2.59%) Internet
16 16 (2.44%) NAS
16 16 (2.44%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (1.22%) Big Data
4 8 (1.22%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.07%) MySQL
6 5 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.30%) Power BI
8 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.15%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.15%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.44%) JIRA
2 14 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 11 (1.68%) Redmine
3 11 (1.68%) Trac
4 10 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.22%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.30%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.15%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 73 (11.13%) Finance
2 39 (5.95%) Retail
3 33 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 24 (3.66%) Marketing
5 15 (2.29%) Legal
6 11 (1.68%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.37%) Back Office
8 7 (1.07%) Law
9 6 (0.91%) Advertising
9 6 (0.91%) Banking
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
10 4 (0.61%) Local Government
11 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 122 (18.60%) Analyst
2 113 (17.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 67 (10.21%) Support Analyst
5 61 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
6 55 (8.38%) Service Analyst
7 54 (8.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 49 (7.47%) Administrator
9 42 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 39 (5.95%) IT Support
11 38 (5.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 38 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
11 38 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
12 36 (5.49%) IT Analyst
13 32 (4.88%) Desktop Support
13 32 (4.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 31 (4.73%) IT Engineer
15 30 (4.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 30 (4.57%) Technical Support
16 29 (4.42%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.98%) LDAP
2 11 (1.68%) Node.js
3 9 (1.37%) .NET
3 9 (1.37%) CSS
3 9 (1.37%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (1.37%) HTML
3 9 (1.37%) HTML5
3 9 (1.37%) Lucene
4 8 (1.22%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.22%) REST
4 8 (1.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (1.07%) Kendo UI
5 7 (1.07%) PhoneGap
5 7 (1.07%) Sass
6 6 (0.91%) COM
7 4 (0.61%) Middleware
8 2 (0.30%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) Web Services
8 2 (0.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (7.16%) Data Centre
3 41 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 23 (3.51%) PKI
5 22 (3.35%) Clustering
6 20 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.74%) Replication
8 16 (2.44%) Public Cloud
9 15 (2.29%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
11 11 (1.68%) iPhone
12 10 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.52%) iPad
12 10 (1.52%) NHS
13 9 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.22%) Fat Client
14 8 (1.22%) Thin Client
15 7 (1.07%) CCTV
16 6 (0.91%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 498 (75.91%) Windows
2 288 (43.90%) Windows Server
3 147 (22.41%) Windows 7
4 143 (21.80%) Windows 10
5 137 (20.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (16.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 75 (11.43%) Linux
8 55 (8.38%) Windows 8
9 22 (3.35%) Android
10 21 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (3.20%) Windows XP
11 16 (2.44%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.68%) CentOS
12 11 (1.68%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.07%) Unix
14 6 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (0.91%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.76%) HPUX
15 5 (0.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (26.07%) ITIL
2 132 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 95 (14.48%) Problem-Solving
4 60 (9.15%) DevOps
5 56 (8.54%) Project Management
6 51 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (7.77%) Migration
7 49 (7.47%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (7.47%) Service Management
8 42 (6.40%) Service Delivery
9 39 (5.95%) Incident Management
10 35 (5.34%) ITSM
11 31 (4.73%) Patch Management
12 30 (4.57%) Antivirus Management
13 28 (4.27%) High Availability
14 26 (3.96%) Problem Management
15 23 (3.51%) Change Management
15 23 (3.51%) Identity Management
15 23 (3.51%) Information Security
15 23 (3.51%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 82 (12.50%) SQL
3 17 (2.59%) PHP
4 15 (2.29%) Python
5 14 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 12 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 11 (1.68%) Ruby
7 11 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.22%) Apex Code
9 7 (1.07%) TypeScript
10 5 (0.76%) C
11 4 (0.61%) Java
12 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.30%) C#
13 2 (0.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (7.77%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (7.16%) CCNA
4 38 (5.79%) MCSA
4 38 (5.79%) MCSE
5 25 (3.81%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (3.81%) Degree
5 25 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
6 23 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 16 (2.44%) MCITP
8 14 (2.13%) Security Cleared
9 10 (1.52%) MCP
10 9 (1.37%) SC Cleared
11 8 (1.22%) CCNP
12 7 (1.07%) AWS Certification
13 6 (0.91%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (0.76%) MCDST
14 5 (0.76%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (14.63%) SLA
2 38 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 14 (2.13%) PMO
5 10 (1.52%) ISO 9001
6 9 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (1.07%) QA
8 6 (0.91%) GDPR
9 1 (0.15%) GLP
9 1 (0.15%) GMP
System Software
1 166 (25.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (12.35%) Hyper-V
3 53 (8.08%) VMware ESXi
4 52 (7.93%) XenApp
5 33 (5.03%) XenDesktop
6 27 (4.12%) Docker
7 22 (3.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (2.44%) vSphere
9 13 (1.98%) Virtual Servers
10 11 (1.68%) pfSense
11 8 (1.22%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.76%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 4 (0.61%) Firmware
13 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.46%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.46%) Terminal Server
15 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
16 1 (0.15%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 109 (16.62%) SCCM
2 26 (3.96%) SCOM
3 25 (3.81%) XenMobile
4 22 (3.35%) vCenter Server
5 20 (3.05%) McAfee ePO
6 13 (1.98%) Microsoft Intune
6 13 (1.98%) SCVMM
7 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
8 11 (1.68%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.52%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.52%) ServiceCenter
10 9 (1.37%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.22%) AirWatch
12 7 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
12 7 (1.07%) WSUS
13 6 (0.91%) MaaS360
13 6 (0.91%) Nessus
13 6 (0.91%) NetBackup
13 6 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 394 (60.06%) Microsoft
2 267 (40.70%) VMware
3 164 (25.00%) Citrix
4 95 (14.48%) Cisco
5 45 (6.86%) McAfee
6 38 (5.79%) Symantec
7 33 (5.03%) HP
7 33 (5.03%) Veeam
8 22 (3.35%) Remedy
9 20 (3.05%) Altiris
10 17 (2.59%) Apple
10 17 (2.59%) CommVault
11 16 (2.44%) Aruba
12 15 (2.29%) Splunk
13 13 (1.98%) Dell
13 13 (1.98%) Polycom
13 13 (1.98%) ServiceNow
13 13 (1.98%) SonicWALL
14 12 (1.83%) Meraki
14 12 (1.83%) SolarWinds