Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 691 844 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.20% 7.90% 7.30%
As % of the System Software category 53.07% 60.07% 58.49%
Number of salaries quoted 632 742 805
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,563 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.35% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £20,500 £19,513 £19,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -2.78%

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 1,302 1,405 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.57% 13.15% 12.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,123 1,182 1,252
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,963 £21,000 £20,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £52,375
England median annual salary £48,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.53% +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -10 470 £35,000 - 49
North Yorkshire +8 122 £35,000 +7.69% 23
South Yorkshire +13 79 £29,950 -7.85% 12
East Yorkshire -2 15 £36,176 +57.29% 4
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 569 (82.34%) Windows
2 420 (60.78%) Microsoft
3 330 (47.76%) Windows Server
4 293 (42.40%) VMware
5 217 (31.40%) Office 365
6 202 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 185 (26.77%) Microsoft Office
8 184 (26.63%) DNS
9 181 (26.19%) Windows 7
10 179 (25.90%) ITIL
11 175 (25.33%) MS Exchange
12 169 (24.46%) Microsoft Azure
13 154 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
14 152 (22.00%) DHCP
15 147 (21.27%) Windows Server 2008
16 145 (20.98%) Citrix
17 136 (19.68%) SCCM
18 126 (18.23%) Windows 10
19 114 (16.50%) SAN
20 113 (16.35%) TCP/IP
21 104 (15.05%) PowerShell
22 102 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2013
23 97 (14.04%) Linux
24 94 (13.60%) Cisco
25 92 (13.31%) Finance
26 88 (12.74%) Firewall
26 88 (12.74%) SQL
27 82 (11.87%) Hyper-V
27 82 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
28 76 (11.00%) 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
1 175 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 102 (14.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 71 (10.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (6.37%) IIS
5 43 (6.22%) Skype for Business
6 42 (6.08%) SharePoint
7 30 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.03%) Confluence
9 9 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
10 8 (1.16%) IBM Notes
11 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.87%) IBM Domino
13 5 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.29%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.29%) CMS
14 2 (0.29%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.14%) Apache
15 1 (0.14%) Site Server
15 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 185 (26.77%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (1.45%) assyst
2 7 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.72%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.14%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.14%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.14%) Lawson
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 217 (31.40%) Office 365
2 169 (24.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 68 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (5.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (1.88%) OneDrive
7 12 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 12 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.74%) Amazon S3
7 12 (1.74%) Amazon SQS
7 12 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (1.74%) IaaS
8 8 (1.16%) PaaS
9 7 (1.01%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.01%) SaaS
10 5 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.29%) G Suite
11 2 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 184 (26.63%) DNS
2 152 (22.00%) DHCP
3 114 (16.50%) SAN
4 113 (16.35%) TCP/IP
5 88 (12.74%) Firewall
6 76 (11.00%) VPN
7 72 (10.42%) LAN
8 69 (9.99%) WAN
9 32 (4.63%) Internet
10 30 (4.34%) VoIP
11 27 (3.91%) Wireless
12 26 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
12 26 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (3.33%) VLAN
14 20 (2.89%) Skype
15 18 (2.60%) MPLS
16 17 (2.46%) IPsec
16 17 (2.46%) NAS
17 16 (2.32%) NetScaler
18 15 (2.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.58%) RavenDB
5 4 (0.58%) Redis
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.29%) Big Data
7 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.29%) Power BI
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.14%) Firebird
8 1 (0.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 28 (4.05%) JIRA
1 28 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.46%) TeamCity
4 15 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 13 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (1.16%) MSBuild
6 8 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.58%) NUnit
7 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.43%) Subversion
9 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.14%) MSI
General
1 92 (13.31%) Finance
2 48 (6.95%) Marketing
3 46 (6.66%) Retail
4 35 (5.07%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.04%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.30%) Law
7 8 (1.16%) Legal
8 4 (0.58%) Advertising
8 4 (0.58%) Electronics
8 4 (0.58%) Publishing
9 3 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Automotive
10 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.14%) Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 129 (18.67%) Support Engineer
2 118 (17.08%) Analyst
3 107 (15.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 86 (12.45%) IT Support
5 68 (9.84%) Service Analyst
6 56 (8.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 53 (7.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 53 (7.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 48 (6.95%) IT Engineer
9 47 (6.80%) Support Analyst
10 46 (6.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 40 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 40 (5.79%) IT Support Engineer
12 38 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 37 (5.35%) Infrastructure Support
13 37 (5.35%) Team Leader
14 33 (4.78%) Active Directory Engineer
14 33 (4.78%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 33 (4.78%) IT Analyst
15 31 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.60%) .NET
2 11 (1.59%) LDAP
3 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET
3 6 (0.87%) HTML
3 6 (0.87%) HTML5
4 5 (0.72%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.72%) XML
5 4 (0.58%) CSS
5 4 (0.58%) Web Services
6 2 (0.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.29%) EDI
6 2 (0.29%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.29%) jQuery
6 2 (0.29%) Lucene
6 2 (0.29%) ODBC
6 2 (0.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.14%) Middleware
7 1 (0.14%) RESTful
7 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 62 (8.97%) Data Centre
2 50 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.50%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (3.62%) Driving Licence
4 25 (3.62%) PKI
5 22 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 18 (2.60%) Clustering
6 18 (2.60%) Replication
7 16 (2.32%) Public Cloud
8 13 (1.88%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.74%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.45%) iPhone
10 10 (1.45%) User Experience
11 9 (1.30%) e-Learning
12 7 (1.01%) EMC VNX
13 6 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 6 (0.87%) HP Storage
13 6 (0.87%) Thin Client
13 6 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
14 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 569 (82.34%) Windows
2 330 (47.76%) Windows Server
3 181 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 154 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 147 (21.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (18.23%) Windows 10
7 97 (14.04%) Linux
8 51 (7.38%) Windows 8
9 45 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (2.03%) Windows XP
11 11 (1.59%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.45%) Mac OS
13 9 (1.30%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.01%) Android
15 6 (0.87%) CentOS
16 4 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.58%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.43%) HPUX
17 3 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (25.90%) ITIL
2 74 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
3 59 (8.54%) DevOps
4 57 (8.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 52 (7.53%) Patch Management
6 48 (6.95%) Project Management
7 47 (6.80%) Migration
8 46 (6.66%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (6.37%) Mentoring
10 38 (5.50%) Service Management
11 32 (4.63%) Coaching
11 32 (4.63%) Performance Management
12 28 (4.05%) Service Delivery
13 26 (3.76%) Incident Management
14 24 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (3.33%) Change Management
15 23 (3.33%) Problem Management
16 22 (3.18%) Time Management
17 20 (2.89%) Network Virtualisation
17 20 (2.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 88 (12.74%) SQL
3 12 (1.74%) T-SQL
4 9 (1.30%) C#
5 4 (0.58%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.43%) Perl
6 3 (0.43%) VB
7 2 (0.29%) Python
7 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.29%) VB6
8 1 (0.14%) C
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) Java
8 1 (0.14%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.14%) PHP
8 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 82 (11.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
3 42 (6.08%) MCSE
4 31 (4.49%) CCNA
5 30 (4.34%) ITIL Certification
6 28 (4.05%) MCSA
7 27 (3.91%) Degree
8 17 (2.46%) MCP
9 13 (1.88%) Security Cleared
10 12 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
11 11 (1.59%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (1.16%) A+ Certification
12 8 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
13 7 (1.01%) MCITP
14 6 (0.87%) CCA
15 4 (0.58%) BC Cleared
15 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.58%) MCDST
15 4 (0.58%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.99%) SLA
2 32 (4.63%) PCI DSS
3 21 (3.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (2.17%) GDPR
5 4 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.29%) QA
8 1 (0.14%) GLP
8 1 (0.14%) GMP
8 1 (0.14%) PMO
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (29.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (11.87%) Hyper-V
3 69 (9.99%) VMware ESXi
4 65 (9.41%) XenApp
5 49 (7.09%) vSphere
6 43 (6.22%) XenDesktop
7 32 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (3.04%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (2.75%) Firmware
11 11 (1.59%) XenServer
12 8 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (1.01%) Docker
13 7 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
14 6 (0.87%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.87%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.43%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
16 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 136 (19.68%) SCCM
2 48 (6.95%) vCenter Server
3 35 (5.07%) SCOM
4 30 (4.34%) WSUS
5 18 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 18 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 18 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 18 (2.60%) NetBackup
6 16 (2.32%) Ansible
7 15 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (1.59%) Nagios
8 11 (1.59%) SCDPM
9 10 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (1.45%) XenMobile
10 9 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 8 (1.16%) SmoothWall
12 7 (1.01%) FortiGate
12 7 (1.01%) vRealize
13 6 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 420 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 293 (42.40%) VMware
3 145 (20.98%) Citrix
4 94 (13.60%) Cisco
5 45 (6.51%) HP
6 41 (5.93%) Symantec
7 37 (5.35%) Veeam
8 30 (4.34%) McAfee
9 26 (3.76%) NetApp
10 19 (2.75%) Apple
10 19 (2.75%) Remedy
11 17 (2.46%) EMC
12 14 (2.03%) Altiris
12 14 (2.03%) Red Hat
13 13 (1.88%) Google
14 12 (1.74%) Hitachi
14 12 (1.74%) Intel
14 12 (1.74%) Meraki
14 12 (1.74%) New Relic
14 12 (1.74%) Trend Micro