Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 23 21 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 491 645 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.07% 8.79% 6.12%
As % of the System Software category 47.35% 55.41% 49.75%
Number of salaries quoted 433 590 539
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% +13.33% -3.23%
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £50,625
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% +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 1,037 1,164 1,184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.04% 15.87% 12.30%
Number of salaries quoted 922 1,029 1,034
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £66,125 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 January 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 20 January 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 -2 345 £36,500 -2.67% 70
North Yorkshire -6 80 £32,500 - 25
South Yorkshire -2 39 £29,000 +16.58% 19
East Yorkshire +22 21 £22,500 +5.88% 5
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 409 (83.30%) Windows
2 325 (66.19%) Microsoft
3 257 (52.34%) Office 365
4 240 (48.88%) Windows Server
5 194 (39.51%) VMware
6 166 (33.81%) Azure
7 147 (29.94%) ITIL
8 124 (25.25%) Windows 10
9 114 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 114 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
10 111 (22.61%) Microsoft Office
11 110 (22.40%) MS Exchange
12 108 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 105 (21.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 103 (20.98%) Firewall
15 102 (20.77%) DNS
16 94 (19.14%) DHCP
17 92 (18.74%) SCCM
18 87 (17.72%) Hyper-V
19 85 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
20 81 (16.50%) Citrix
21 67 (13.65%) VPN
21 67 (13.65%) AWS
22 57 (11.61%) SQL Server
23 56 (11.41%) SharePoint
24 54 (11.00%) WAN
25 53 (10.79%) LAN
26 52 (10.59%) SQL
26 52 (10.59%) Cisco
27 51 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory

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
1 110 (22.40%) MS Exchange
2 56 (11.41%) SharePoint
3 36 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (5.91%) Skype for Business
5 25 (5.09%) IIS
6 11 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.41%) Confluence
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.41%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.20%) Apache
10 1 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 111 (22.61%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.04%) assyst
2 8 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.20%) Q-Pulse
6 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 257 (52.34%) Office 365
2 166 (33.81%) Azure
3 67 (13.65%) AWS
4 51 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.83%) SaaS
7 8 (1.63%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (1.63%) Amazon S3
7 8 (1.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (1.63%) OneDrive
8 7 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.43%) Serverless
8 7 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.22%) Amazon Cognito
9 6 (1.22%) Amazon ECS
9 6 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (1.22%) AWS CodeCommit
9 6 (1.22%) AWS CodeDeploy
9 6 (1.22%) IaaS
9 6 (1.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 103 (20.98%) Firewall
2 102 (20.77%) DNS
3 94 (19.14%) DHCP
4 67 (13.65%) VPN
5 54 (11.00%) WAN
6 53 (10.79%) LAN
7 45 (9.16%) SAN
8 39 (7.94%) TCP/IP
9 30 (6.11%) VoIP
10 27 (5.50%) VLAN
11 25 (5.09%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (4.48%) Wireless
13 18 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (3.46%) Skype
15 11 (2.24%) NAS
16 9 (1.83%) Network Security
17 8 (1.63%) MPLS
18 7 (1.43%) VSAN
19 5 (1.02%) Internet
19 5 (1.02%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (11.61%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.61%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.20%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (1.83%) JIRA
3 7 (1.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.22%) Maven
4 6 (1.22%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.20%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.20%) WinDbg
General
1 44 (8.96%) Finance
2 24 (4.89%) Retail
3 23 (4.68%) Marketing
4 22 (4.48%) Manufacturing
4 22 (4.48%) Public Sector
5 12 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.63%) Legal
7 5 (1.02%) Banking
8 3 (0.61%) Electronics
8 3 (0.61%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.41%) Back Office
9 2 (0.41%) Law
9 2 (0.41%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 103 (20.98%) Analyst
2 76 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 63 (12.83%) IT Support
4 56 (11.41%) Support Engineer
5 49 (9.98%) Service Analyst
6 48 (9.78%) Service Desk Analyst
7 43 (8.76%) Architect
8 40 (8.15%) Support Analyst
9 35 (7.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 29 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (5.91%) IT Engineer
11 28 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
12 25 (5.09%) IT Technician
13 24 (4.89%) Infrastructure Support
14 23 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 21 (4.28%) 1st Line Support
15 21 (4.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 21 (4.28%) IT Analyst
15 21 (4.28%) Support Technician
15 21 (4.28%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.04%) .NET
2 7 (1.43%) Middleware
3 6 (1.22%) HTML
3 6 (1.22%) Node.js
4 5 (1.02%) JSON
5 4 (0.81%) CSS
5 4 (0.81%) XML
6 3 (0.61%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.61%) Web Services
7 2 (0.41%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.41%) Ajax
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.41%) CSS3
7 2 (0.41%) HTML5
7 2 (0.41%) jQuery
7 2 (0.41%) OAuth
7 2 (0.41%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.41%) SPML
7 2 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 37 (7.54%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.91%) Public Cloud
3 20 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.26%) Clustering
6 12 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.43%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.22%) EPoS
8 6 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.02%) iPad
9 5 (1.02%) iPhone
9 5 (1.02%) PKI
10 4 (0.81%) Fat Client
10 4 (0.81%) Handset
10 4 (0.81%) Replication
10 4 (0.81%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.61%) CMDB
11 3 (0.61%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 409 (83.30%) Windows
2 240 (48.88%) Windows Server
3 124 (25.25%) Windows 10
4 114 (23.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (9.78%) Linux
7 46 (9.37%) Windows 7
8 39 (7.94%) Windows 8
9 38 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (3.05%) Apple iOS
11 12 (2.44%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.83%) Android
13 8 (1.63%) Unix
14 6 (1.22%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.61%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.41%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.20%) CentOS
17 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (29.94%) ITIL
2 105 (21.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 47 (9.57%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (6.52%) Project Delivery
5 31 (6.31%) Change Management
5 31 (6.31%) ITSM
6 30 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (5.91%) Configuration Management
7 29 (5.91%) Migration
7 29 (5.91%) Service Management
8 28 (5.70%) Patch Management
9 27 (5.50%) Mentoring
10 23 (4.68%) Decision-Making
11 22 (4.48%) Coaching
11 22 (4.48%) DevOps
12 20 (4.07%) Incident Management
12 20 (4.07%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.07%) TOGAF
13 19 (3.87%) Server Management
14 18 (3.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (10.59%) SQL
2 45 (9.16%) PowerShell
3 9 (1.83%) Java
4 7 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.61%) BeanShell
5 3 (0.61%) Perl
5 3 (0.61%) Python
6 2 (0.41%) C#
6 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.41%) VB
7 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (17.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (10.18%) MCSE
3 49 (9.98%) MCSA
4 32 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (5.70%) CCNA
6 22 (4.48%) MCP
7 14 (2.85%) Degree
8 13 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.24%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.24%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.83%) CCNP
10 9 (1.83%) MCITP
11 8 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.43%) DBS Check
12 7 (1.43%) PMP
13 5 (1.02%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.81%) TOGAF Certification
15 2 (0.41%) AWS Certification
15 2 (0.41%) CISSP
15 2 (0.41%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.37%) SLA
2 5 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.81%) COBIT
4 3 (0.61%) GDPR
4 3 (0.61%) NIST
5 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.20%) QA
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 114 (23.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 87 (17.72%) Hyper-V
3 48 (9.78%) VMware ESXi
4 34 (6.92%) XenApp
5 25 (5.09%) vSphere
6 22 (4.48%) Terminal Services
7 15 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.65%) VMware NSX
9 10 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.83%) Docker
11 4 (0.81%) BitLocker
11 4 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.61%) KVM
12 3 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.61%) Xen
12 3 (0.61%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.20%) Firmware
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) NFS
13 1 (0.20%) Squid
Systems Management
1 92 (18.74%) SCCM
2 43 (8.76%) WSUS
3 28 (5.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 22 (4.48%) SCOM
5 15 (3.05%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.04%) Ansible
7 9 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (1.22%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.02%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.02%) Nessus
11 3 (0.61%) EMC VPLEX
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.61%) OpenView
11 3 (0.61%) Puppet
11 3 (0.61%) SCVMM
12 1 (0.20%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.20%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.20%) vRealize
Vendors
1 325 (66.19%) Microsoft
2 194 (39.51%) VMware
3 81 (16.50%) Citrix
4 52 (10.59%) Cisco
5 23 (4.68%) Veeam
6 22 (4.48%) ServiceNow
7 21 (4.28%) HP
8 13 (2.65%) Apple
9 12 (2.44%) Oracle
9 12 (2.44%) Remedy
10 10 (2.04%) Dell
11 8 (1.63%) Avaya
12 7 (1.43%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.43%) Meraki
12 7 (1.43%) Mitel
12 7 (1.43%) Symantec
13 6 (1.22%) SAP
14 5 (1.02%) 3PAR
14 5 (1.02%) Siemens
15 4 (0.81%) F5