Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 33 23
Rank change year-on-year +11 -10 +12
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 645 584 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.69% 6.09% 7.86%
As % of the System Software category 55.18% 49.66% 63.53%
Number of salaries quoted 590 532 771
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.44% -0.81%
10th Percentile £19,250 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -

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 1,169 1,176 1,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.75% 12.27% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,031 1,029 1,147
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
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 January 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 16 January 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 +7 427 £37,000 +13.85% 81
North Yorkshire +16 128 £32,500 +20.37% 8
South Yorkshire +11 67 £25,250 -27.86% 14
East Yorkshire -8 9 £19,500 -15.22% 2
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 463 (71.78%) Windows
2 409 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 291 (45.12%) VMware
4 262 (40.62%) Windows Server
5 220 (34.11%) Office 365
6 184 (28.53%) MS Exchange
7 183 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 180 (27.91%) ITIL
8 180 (27.91%) Citrix
9 177 (27.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 161 (24.96%) DNS
11 149 (23.10%) Windows 10
12 135 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 133 (20.62%) Firewall
14 129 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 128 (19.84%) Windows 7
16 123 (19.07%) Microsoft Office
17 119 (18.45%) Cisco
18 115 (17.83%) DHCP
19 104 (16.12%) Hyper-V
20 100 (15.50%) PowerShell
21 98 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
22 95 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
23 93 (14.42%) SQL Server
24 91 (14.11%) VoIP
24 91 (14.11%) SCCM
25 90 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
26 86 (13.33%) SLA
27 82 (12.71%) Data Centre
28 79 (12.25%) SAN

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
1 184 (28.53%) MS Exchange
2 74 (11.47%) SharePoint
3 64 (9.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (9.30%) Skype for Business
5 30 (4.65%) IIS
6 13 (2.02%) CMS
6 13 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (1.09%) Apache
8 7 (1.09%) Apache Solr
9 5 (0.78%) nginx
9 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.62%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.62%) Kentico
11 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 123 (19.07%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.62%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (0.47%) Sage CRM
3 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.16%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 220 (34.11%) Office 365
2 177 (27.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (2.95%) IaaS
5 19 (2.95%) OneDrive
6 12 (1.86%) PaaS
7 11 (1.71%) SaaS
8 10 (1.55%) Serverless
9 7 (1.09%) Force.com
10 6 (0.93%) Akamai
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.31%) Route 53
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 161 (24.96%) DNS
2 133 (20.62%) Firewall
3 115 (17.83%) DHCP
4 91 (14.11%) VoIP
5 79 (12.25%) SAN
5 79 (12.25%) WAN
6 78 (12.09%) LAN
7 60 (9.30%) VPN
8 52 (8.06%) TCP/IP
9 48 (7.44%) Wireless
10 47 (7.29%) Broadband
11 41 (6.36%) ADSL
11 41 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
12 39 (6.05%) 3G
13 34 (5.27%) NetScaler
14 31 (4.81%) Skype
15 28 (4.34%) Internet
16 22 (3.41%) VLAN
17 21 (3.26%) Intranet
17 21 (3.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.09%) Power BI
5 7 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (0.93%) Big Data
6 6 (0.93%) MySQL
7 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.16%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (2.33%) JIRA
2 14 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 14 (2.17%) Redmine
2 14 (2.17%) Trac
3 11 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.16%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 65 (10.08%) Finance
2 35 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.34%) Retail
4 24 (3.72%) Legal
5 16 (2.48%) Marketing
6 10 (1.55%) Back Office
6 10 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 7 (1.09%) Banking
8 6 (0.93%) Advertising
9 5 (0.78%) Law
10 4 (0.62%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Local Government
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 138 (21.40%) Analyst
2 118 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (14.26%) Support Analyst
4 69 (10.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 56 (8.68%) Support Engineer
6 51 (7.91%) Service Analyst
6 51 (7.91%) Technical Support
7 49 (7.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 45 (6.98%) Administrator
8 45 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
8 45 (6.98%) Technical Support Analyst
9 44 (6.82%) IT Support
10 38 (5.89%) 1st Line Support
10 38 (5.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 37 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 36 (5.58%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 34 (5.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 33 (5.12%) IT Engineer
16 31 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.17%) Node.js
2 13 (2.02%) .NET
3 12 (1.86%) CSS
4 11 (1.71%) HTML
5 10 (1.55%) AngularJS
5 10 (1.55%) HTML5
5 10 (1.55%) Kendo UI
5 10 (1.55%) PhoneGap
5 10 (1.55%) REST
5 10 (1.55%) Sass
5 10 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 9 (1.40%) LDAP
7 7 (1.09%) COM
7 7 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (1.09%) Lucene
8 4 (0.62%) Middleware
9 2 (0.31%) J2EE
9 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.16%) jQuery
10 1 (0.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.71%) Data Centre
2 51 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.03%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.88%) PKI
5 18 (2.79%) Clustering
6 16 (2.48%) Driving Licence
7 14 (2.17%) Fat Client
7 14 (2.17%) Thin Client
8 13 (2.02%) Replication
9 12 (1.86%) NHS
10 11 (1.71%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
11 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (1.55%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.55%) User Experience
12 6 (0.93%) CCTV
12 6 (0.93%) iPad
12 6 (0.93%) iPhone
13 5 (0.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 463 (71.78%) Windows
2 262 (40.62%) Windows Server
3 149 (23.10%) Windows 10
4 129 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 128 (19.84%) Windows 7
6 95 (14.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (11.01%) Linux
8 49 (7.60%) Windows 8
9 23 (3.57%) Android
10 19 (2.95%) Windows XP
11 16 (2.48%) Apple iOS
11 16 (2.48%) Unix
11 16 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (2.17%) CentOS
12 14 (2.17%) Ubuntu
13 7 (1.09%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.93%) Kali Linux
15 4 (0.62%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.47%) HPUX
17 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (27.91%) ITIL
2 135 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 90 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (8.37%) DevOps
5 49 (7.60%) Service Management
6 45 (6.98%) Project Management
7 44 (6.82%) Migration
7 44 (6.82%) Supplier Management
8 41 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
8 41 (6.36%) Service Delivery
9 38 (5.89%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (5.89%) Incident Management
10 37 (5.74%) Change Management
11 30 (4.65%) Patch Management
12 29 (4.50%) ITSM
13 26 (4.03%) Antivirus Management
14 24 (3.72%) Virtual Environments
15 22 (3.41%) Computer Science
15 22 (3.41%) Information Security
15 22 (3.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (15.50%) PowerShell
2 72 (11.16%) SQL
3 20 (3.10%) PHP
4 17 (2.64%) Python
5 16 (2.48%) Bash Shell
6 14 (2.17%) JavaScript
6 14 (2.17%) Ruby
7 11 (1.71%) Apex Code
8 10 (1.55%) TypeScript
9 8 (1.24%) C
10 6 (0.93%) Java
11 4 (0.62%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.31%) Jython
12 2 (0.31%) Perl
13 1 (0.16%) C#
13 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 98 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (11.16%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (11.01%) CCNA
4 56 (8.68%) MCSE
5 51 (7.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 46 (7.13%) MCITP
7 31 (4.81%) MCSA
8 30 (4.65%) Degree
9 22 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
9 22 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.64%) Security Cleared
11 15 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 13 (2.02%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.24%) DBS Check
14 8 (1.24%) MCP
15 7 (1.09%) AWS Certification
15 7 (1.09%) CCNP
16 5 (0.78%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.78%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (13.33%) SLA
2 53 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.88%) ISO 9001
4 17 (2.64%) PMO
5 12 (1.86%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (1.09%) QA
7 6 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 183 (28.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (16.12%) Hyper-V
3 49 (7.60%) XenApp
4 46 (7.13%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (5.12%) XenDesktop
6 26 (4.03%) Docker
7 25 (3.88%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (3.10%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (2.48%) vSphere
10 14 (2.17%) pfSense
11 11 (1.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (1.09%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.93%) Xen
14 3 (0.47%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.47%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.31%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 2 (0.31%) vCloud
15 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
16 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 91 (14.11%) SCCM
2 25 (3.88%) SCOM
2 25 (3.88%) XenMobile
3 20 (3.10%) vCenter Server
4 18 (2.79%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (2.17%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (2.17%) ZABBIX
6 12 (1.86%) Norton AntiVirus
7 11 (1.71%) ServiceCenter
8 10 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
9 9 (1.40%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.24%) Nagios
10 8 (1.24%) Nessus
10 8 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
10 8 (1.24%) WSUS
11 7 (1.09%) HP Data Protector
11 7 (1.09%) NetBackup
12 6 (0.93%) DameWare
13 5 (0.78%) Puppet
Vendors
1 409 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 291 (45.12%) VMware
3 180 (27.91%) Citrix
4 119 (18.45%) Cisco
5 43 (6.67%) Aruba
6 42 (6.51%) Polycom
7 40 (6.20%) Meraki
7 40 (6.20%) Symantec
8 38 (5.89%) McAfee
9 33 (5.12%) HP
10 32 (4.96%) Veeam
11 18 (2.79%) Altiris
11 18 (2.79%) Splunk
12 15 (2.33%) 3PAR
12 15 (2.33%) Apple
12 15 (2.33%) SonicWALL
13 14 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (2.02%) NetApp
14 13 (2.02%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.71%) SolarWinds