Period
to 8 May 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 8 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 35 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 405 294 728
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.99% 5.94% 9.70%
As % of the System Software category 36.26% 37.03% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 363 259 645
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,000 £20,250
25th Percentile £24,000 £25,125 £22,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38% -
75th Percentile £43,750 £47,500 £43,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £57,500 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -

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 1,117 794 1,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 22.04% 16.05% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,020 697 1,234
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £21,000
25th Percentile £33,438 £34,250 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 8 May 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 8 May 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 +17 255 £32,182 -14.18% 30
South Yorkshire +5 82 £30,000 - 19
North Yorkshire 0 55 £37,500 - 13
East Yorkshire -6 12 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 8 May 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.

1 320 (79.01%) Windows
2 253 (62.47%) Microsoft 365
3 229 (56.54%) Microsoft
4 194 (47.90%) Windows Server
5 156 (38.52%) VMware
6 152 (37.53%) Social Skills
7 141 (34.81%) Azure
8 124 (30.62%) Windows 10
9 123 (30.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 98 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
11 93 (22.96%) DNS
11 93 (22.96%) ITIL
12 92 (22.72%) Citrix
13 85 (20.99%) Firewall
14 80 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
15 78 (19.26%) Hyper-V
16 65 (16.05%) SCCM
16 65 (16.05%) SLA
17 61 (15.06%) AWS
17 61 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
18 57 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
19 54 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
20 48 (11.85%) DHCP
20 48 (11.85%) PowerShell
21 47 (11.60%) Windows Server 2016
22 46 (11.36%) TCP/IP
23 45 (11.11%) MS Exchange
23 45 (11.11%) SQL
24 43 (10.62%) Web Services
25 42 (10.37%) 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 45 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 32 (7.90%) SharePoint
3 23 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.22%) IIS
6 8 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.23%) Confluence
7 5 (1.23%) nginx
7 5 (1.23%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.49%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 80 (19.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 253 (62.47%) Microsoft 365
2 141 (34.81%) Azure
3 61 (15.06%) AWS
4 31 (7.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 21 (5.19%) OneDrive
6 7 (1.73%) Google Workspace
7 6 (1.48%) IaaS
8 5 (1.23%) PaaS
8 5 (1.23%) SaaS
9 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.25%) Azure Sentinel
10 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.25%) GCP
10 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.25%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 93 (22.96%) DNS
2 85 (20.99%) Firewall
3 48 (11.85%) DHCP
4 46 (11.36%) TCP/IP
5 42 (10.37%) VPN
6 39 (9.63%) LAN
6 39 (9.63%) SAN
7 27 (6.67%) WAN
7 27 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
8 25 (6.17%) Remote Desktop
9 24 (5.93%) VoIP
10 19 (4.69%) Wireless
11 13 (3.21%) Skype
11 13 (3.21%) WLAN
12 12 (2.96%) Internet
13 11 (2.72%) MPLS
13 11 (2.72%) VLAN
14 9 (2.22%) Network Security
15 8 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (1.73%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (5.68%) GitLab
2 8 (1.98%) JIRA
3 6 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
General
1 152 (37.53%) Social Skills
2 42 (10.37%) Finance
3 32 (7.90%) Public Sector
4 30 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.95%) Retail
5 16 (3.95%) Telecoms
6 15 (3.70%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.96%) Marketing
8 11 (2.72%) Law
9 6 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.99%) Electronics
11 3 (0.74%) Back Office
11 3 (0.74%) Local Government
12 2 (0.49%) Automotive
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (27.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 95 (23.46%) Analyst
3 54 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 52 (12.84%) Support Engineer
5 51 (12.59%) Service Analyst
6 41 (10.12%) IT Support
7 40 (9.88%) IT Engineer
8 36 (8.89%) Support Analyst
9 34 (8.40%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (8.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
12 24 (5.93%) Azure Engineer
12 24 (5.93%) Developer
13 23 (5.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 23 (5.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 23 (5.68%) Access Developer
13 23 (5.68%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (5.68%) IAM Developer
13 23 (5.68%) Identity Management Developer
13 23 (5.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (10.62%) Web Services
2 25 (6.17%) LDAP
2 25 (6.17%) SAML
3 24 (5.93%) OAuth
4 23 (5.68%) OpenID
4 23 (5.68%) SailPoint
4 23 (5.68%) XML
5 3 (0.74%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (0.74%) Kafka
6 2 (0.49%) Velocity
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) CSS
7 1 (0.25%) HTML
7 1 (0.25%) Laravel
7 1 (0.25%) Middleware
7 1 (0.25%) OAuth2
7 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.93%) NHS
2 21 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.96%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.72%) iPhone
6 10 (2.47%) FMCG
7 9 (2.22%) iPad
8 7 (1.73%) BYOD
8 7 (1.73%) Private Cloud
9 6 (1.48%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.23%) Cyberattack
11 4 (0.99%) Blog
12 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
13 2 (0.49%) Cloud Native
14 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
14 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
14 1 (0.25%) Fat Client
14 1 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
14 1 (0.25%) PDA
14 1 (0.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 320 (79.01%) Windows
2 194 (47.90%) Windows Server
3 124 (30.62%) Windows 10
4 61 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (11.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 40 (9.88%) Windows 7
8 33 (8.15%) Linux
9 30 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
10 21 (5.19%) Android
11 18 (4.44%) Windows 8
12 13 (3.21%) VMS
13 11 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.73%) Unix
16 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.74%) CentOS
18 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (30.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 93 (22.96%) ITIL
3 57 (14.07%) Problem-Solving
4 35 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (7.65%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.65%) Workflow
6 28 (6.91%) ITSM
7 26 (6.42%) Identity Management
8 24 (5.93%) Identity Access Management
9 23 (5.68%) BDD
9 23 (5.68%) Biometrics
9 23 (5.68%) Kanban
9 23 (5.68%) Re-Platforming
9 23 (5.68%) Scrum
9 23 (5.68%) Service Management
9 23 (5.68%) TDD
9 23 (5.68%) Test Automation
9 23 (5.68%) Workflow Analysis
10 21 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 21 (5.19%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.85%) PowerShell
2 45 (11.11%) SQL
3 23 (5.68%) Java
4 5 (1.23%) C
5 2 (0.49%) PHP
6 1 (0.25%) AWK
6 1 (0.25%) C#
6 1 (0.25%) C++
6 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.25%) Perl
6 1 (0.25%) sed
6 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.25%) VB
6 1 (0.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (2.72%) MCSE
3 10 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 7 (1.73%) Degree
6 5 (1.23%) MCSA
7 4 (0.99%) CCNA
7 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.49%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.49%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.25%) CCNP
9 1 (0.25%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.25%) HNC
9 1 (0.25%) MCDST
9 1 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.05%) SLA
2 23 (5.68%) Data Quality
3 9 (2.22%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 6 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.99%) QA
7 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.49%) GDPR
9 1 (0.25%) GRC
9 1 (0.25%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.25%) SOC 2
System Software
1 98 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (19.26%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.68%) NDS
3 23 (5.68%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 16 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (2.47%) Firmware
5 10 (2.47%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (1.73%) Docker
8 6 (1.48%) BitLocker
9 5 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.23%) XenApp
10 3 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.74%) vSphere
11 2 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 65 (16.05%) SCCM
2 23 (5.68%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 20 (4.94%) WSUS
4 19 (4.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (3.95%) SCOM
6 11 (2.72%) SCVMM
7 10 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 10 (2.47%) vCenter Server
8 8 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (1.48%) Terraform
10 5 (1.23%) Ansible
10 5 (1.23%) HAProxy
10 5 (1.23%) Nagios
10 5 (1.23%) PaperCut
11 4 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 3 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 2 (0.49%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 229 (56.54%) Microsoft
2 156 (38.52%) VMware
3 92 (22.72%) Citrix
4 39 (9.63%) Cisco
5 30 (7.41%) Oracle
6 23 (5.68%) ForgeRock
6 23 (5.68%) NetIQ
7 22 (5.43%) Veeam
8 18 (4.44%) Remedy
9 16 (3.95%) HP
10 15 (3.70%) Dell
11 14 (3.46%) EMC
12 12 (2.96%) Apple
12 12 (2.96%) Palo Alto
12 12 (2.96%) Symantec
13 10 (2.47%) iManage
13 10 (2.47%) Meraki
13 10 (2.47%) Red Hat
14 9 (2.22%) SolarWinds
15 8 (1.98%) Mitel