Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 32 38 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 424 222 707
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.12% 5.96% 9.23%
As % of the System Software category 33.97% 34.42% 48.46%
Number of salaries quoted 373 195 607
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,250 £20,250
25th Percentile £24,750 £29,000 £22,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £38,500 £30,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.60% +28.33% -14.29%
75th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +13.33% +2.74%

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 1,248 645 1,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.95% 17.31% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 568 1,314
10th Percentile £24,996 £27,500 £21,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +18.13% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +3 227 £37,500 +3.90% 64
South Yorkshire +15 98 £35,000 +7.69% 28
North Yorkshire +3 65 £37,250 -12.35% 20
East Yorkshire +6 20 £40,000 -24.53% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 328 (77.36%) Windows
2 247 (58.25%) Microsoft
3 245 (57.78%) Microsoft 365
4 183 (43.16%) Windows Server
5 158 (37.26%) Azure
6 147 (34.67%) VMware
7 128 (30.19%) Windows 10
8 122 (28.77%) Social Skills
9 115 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 101 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 100 (23.58%) ITIL
12 99 (23.35%) Firewall
13 93 (21.93%) Microsoft Office
14 85 (20.05%) Hyper-V
15 80 (18.87%) DNS
16 76 (17.92%) Citrix
17 67 (15.80%) SQL
18 66 (15.57%) AWS
19 61 (14.39%) Cisco
20 60 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
21 57 (13.44%) LAN
22 54 (12.74%) SLA
23 52 (12.26%) SQL Server
24 50 (11.79%) SCCM
25 48 (11.32%) PowerShell
26 47 (11.08%) Windows Server 2012
26 47 (11.08%) TCP/IP
27 45 (10.61%) DHCP
27 45 (10.61%) WAN
27 45 (10.61%) Agile Software Development

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 43 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 39 (9.20%) MS Exchange
3 26 (6.13%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (2.12%) Confluence
4 9 (2.12%) IIS
5 7 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.42%) nginx
6 6 (1.42%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.24%) Apache
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (21.93%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.71%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 245 (57.78%) Microsoft 365
2 158 (37.26%) Azure
3 66 (15.57%) AWS
4 42 (9.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 25 (5.90%) OneDrive
6 13 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.83%) SaaS
8 10 (2.36%) GCP
9 9 (2.12%) PaaS
10 8 (1.89%) Power Platform
11 7 (1.65%) IaaS
12 6 (1.42%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.71%) Azure Sentinel
13 3 (0.71%) Google Workspace
14 2 (0.47%) Azure Key Vault
15 1 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 1 (0.24%) Azure Service Bus
15 1 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
15 1 (0.24%) Serverless
15 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 99 (23.35%) Firewall
2 80 (18.87%) DNS
3 57 (13.44%) LAN
4 47 (11.08%) TCP/IP
5 45 (10.61%) DHCP
5 45 (10.61%) WAN
6 37 (8.73%) SAN
7 35 (8.25%) VPN
8 29 (6.84%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (5.19%) VoIP
10 21 (4.95%) Remote Desktop
11 14 (3.30%) WLAN
12 13 (3.07%) VLAN
12 13 (3.07%) Wireless
13 12 (2.83%) Cisco ISE
14 11 (2.59%) Internet
14 11 (2.59%) SSL
15 9 (2.12%) Network Security
15 9 (2.12%) Skype
16 8 (1.89%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.18%) Power BI
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.24%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.24%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.24%) MySQL
4 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (6.37%) GitLab
2 7 (1.65%) JIRA
3 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) kappa
4 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 122 (28.77%) Social Skills
2 43 (10.14%) Finance
3 35 (8.25%) Public Sector
4 28 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (6.37%) Manufacturing
6 18 (4.25%) Retail
6 18 (4.25%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.59%) Law
7 11 (2.59%) Organisational Skills
8 6 (1.42%) Legal
9 5 (1.18%) Back Office
10 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 2 (0.47%) Automotive
11 2 (0.47%) Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.24%) Games
12 1 (0.24%) Local Government
12 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (24.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 76 (17.92%) Analyst
3 45 (10.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 44 (10.38%) IT Support
5 43 (10.14%) Support Engineer
6 42 (9.91%) Service Analyst
7 38 (8.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (7.08%) IT Engineer
9 29 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
10 28 (6.60%) Azure Engineer
10 28 (6.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (6.13%) Access Developer
11 26 (6.13%) Developer
11 26 (6.13%) IAM Developer
11 26 (6.13%) Identity Management Developer
11 26 (6.13%) Software Developer
12 25 (5.90%) Support Analyst
13 23 (5.42%) IT Technician
13 23 (5.42%) Support Technician
14 22 (5.19%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.20%) Web Services
2 32 (7.55%) LDAP
3 29 (6.84%) SAML
4 27 (6.37%) OAuth
5 26 (6.13%) OpenID
5 26 (6.13%) SailPoint
5 26 (6.13%) XML
6 6 (1.42%) .NET
7 4 (0.94%) JSON
8 2 (0.47%) COM
8 2 (0.47%) Middleware
9 1 (0.24%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.24%) Kafka
9 1 (0.24%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.24%) REST
9 1 (0.24%) Spark Streaming
9 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 27 (6.37%) NHS
2 20 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 14 (3.30%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (2.12%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.12%) Public Cloud
5 8 (1.89%) FMCG
6 7 (1.65%) BYOD
6 7 (1.65%) iPhone
7 5 (1.18%) Cloud Native
7 5 (1.18%) Cyberattack
7 5 (1.18%) iPad
7 5 (1.18%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.94%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (0.94%) Fat Client
8 4 (0.94%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.71%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.47%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 328 (77.36%) Windows
2 183 (43.16%) Windows Server
3 128 (30.19%) Windows 10
4 60 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (11.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (10.14%) Windows Server 2016
7 35 (8.25%) Windows 7
8 34 (8.02%) Windows Server 2019
9 27 (6.37%) Linux
10 21 (4.95%) Android
11 17 (4.01%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.12%) VMS
14 8 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.89%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.18%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.71%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (27.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 100 (23.58%) ITIL
3 45 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (10.38%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (9.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (7.55%) Workflow
7 28 (6.60%) Identity Access Management
7 28 (6.60%) ITSM
7 28 (6.60%) Project Management
8 27 (6.37%) Identity Management
8 27 (6.37%) Project Delivery
8 27 (6.37%) Re-Platforming
9 26 (6.13%) BDD
9 26 (6.13%) Biometrics
9 26 (6.13%) Kanban
9 26 (6.13%) Migration
9 26 (6.13%) Scrum
9 26 (6.13%) TDD
9 26 (6.13%) Test Automation
9 26 (6.13%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 67 (15.80%) SQL
2 48 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 27 (6.37%) Java
4 6 (1.42%) C
5 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.24%) C#
5 1 (0.24%) PHP
5 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (4.72%) MCSE
3 12 (2.83%) Degree
4 10 (2.36%) CCNA
4 10 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.71%) MCSA
7 1 (0.24%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.24%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (12.74%) SLA
2 26 (6.13%) Data Quality
3 18 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.59%) GDPR
5 9 (2.12%) PCI DSS
6 6 (1.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.71%) QA
9 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.47%) PMO
10 1 (0.24%) GRC
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.24%) SOC 2
System Software
1 101 (23.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (20.05%) Hyper-V
3 26 (6.13%) NDS
3 26 (6.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 17 (4.01%) BitLocker
5 14 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
5 14 (3.30%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.89%) XenApp
8 6 (1.42%) Docker
9 5 (1.18%) VMware Server
10 3 (0.71%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.71%) vSphere
11 2 (0.47%) Firmware
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 50 (11.79%) SCCM
2 32 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (6.13%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 13 (3.07%) SCOM
5 9 (2.12%) Ansible
5 9 (2.12%) Terraform
6 8 (1.89%) NetBackup
6 8 (1.89%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 7 (1.65%) WSUS
8 6 (1.42%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (1.18%) HAProxy
9 5 (1.18%) Jamf Pro
9 5 (1.18%) Nagios
9 5 (1.18%) SCVMM
9 5 (1.18%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 247 (58.25%) Microsoft
2 147 (34.67%) VMware
3 76 (17.92%) Citrix
4 61 (14.39%) Cisco
5 35 (8.25%) Oracle
6 29 (6.84%) Meraki
7 26 (6.13%) ForgeRock
7 26 (6.13%) NetIQ
8 24 (5.66%) Veeam
9 21 (4.95%) Dell
10 15 (3.54%) HP
11 14 (3.30%) Google
11 14 (3.30%) Remedy
12 12 (2.83%) Apple
12 12 (2.83%) Palo Alto
13 9 (2.12%) Dell Compellent
13 9 (2.12%) EMC
14 8 (1.89%) Red Hat
15 7 (1.65%) SAP
15 7 (1.65%) ServiceNow