Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 23 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 290 498 652
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.63% 8.13% 8.82%
As % of the System Software category 36.76% 47.61% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 316 469 624
Median annual salary £28,000 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £20,000 £20,000 £19,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 789 1,046 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 20.75% 17.07% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 712 938 1,047
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,775 £21,750 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,625 £59,760
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +1 189 £28,500 -24.00% 42
South Yorkshire +5 47 £30,000 +3.45% 12
North Yorkshire -12 44 £32,500 - 9
East Yorkshire -8 9 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 219 (75.52%) Windows
2 182 (62.76%) Microsoft
3 179 (61.72%) Office 365
4 143 (49.31%) Windows Server
5 119 (41.03%) Azure
6 99 (34.14%) VMware
7 93 (32.07%) DNS
8 80 (27.59%) Windows 10
9 71 (24.48%) Hyper-V
10 70 (24.14%) ITIL
11 68 (23.45%) DHCP
12 67 (23.10%) Microsoft Office
13 66 (22.76%) TCP/IP
14 65 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
14 65 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 64 (22.07%) Firewall
16 58 (20.00%) SLA
17 50 (17.24%) Citrix
18 49 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
19 48 (16.55%) Azure Active Directory
20 47 (16.21%) SCCM
21 45 (15.52%) PowerShell
22 40 (13.79%) VPN
23 39 (13.45%) Windows 7
24 37 (12.76%) SQL Server
25 36 (12.41%) WAN
25 36 (12.41%) LAN
25 36 (12.41%) SharePoint
25 36 (12.41%) MS Exchange
26 34 (11.72%) SQL

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 36 (12.41%) MS Exchange
1 36 (12.41%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.86%) IIS
3 10 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.69%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 67 (23.10%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (3.45%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.34%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 179 (61.72%) Office 365
2 119 (41.03%) Azure
3 48 (16.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 23 (7.93%) AWS
5 22 (7.59%) OneDrive
6 6 (2.07%) G Suite
7 4 (1.38%) IaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.03%) PaaS
8 3 (1.03%) Yammer
9 2 (0.69%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.69%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (32.07%) DNS
2 68 (23.45%) DHCP
3 66 (22.76%) TCP/IP
4 64 (22.07%) Firewall
5 40 (13.79%) VPN
6 36 (12.41%) LAN
6 36 (12.41%) WAN
7 25 (8.62%) SAN
8 20 (6.90%) VLAN
9 15 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
9 15 (5.17%) Wireless
10 13 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 11 (3.79%) Skype
12 10 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (3.10%) NAS
14 7 (2.41%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.41%) VoIP
15 5 (1.72%) MPLS
16 3 (1.03%) Internet
17 2 (0.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.14%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (2.07%) JIRA
2 5 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (11.38%) Finance
2 10 (3.45%) Marketing
3 8 (2.76%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.07%) Law
5 5 (1.72%) Public Sector
5 5 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.38%) Electronics
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Back Office
8 2 (0.69%) Local Government
8 2 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (19.31%) Support Engineer
3 53 (18.28%) Analyst
4 42 (14.48%) IT Support
5 41 (14.14%) IT Engineer
6 31 (10.69%) Service Analyst
7 29 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 27 (9.31%) Administrator
9 24 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (8.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 24 (8.28%) Technical Support
10 19 (6.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 18 (6.21%) Support Analyst
12 16 (5.52%) IT Analyst
12 16 (5.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 15 (5.17%) Senior Support Engineer
13 15 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
14 14 (4.83%) 1st Line Support
14 14 (4.83%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.45%) Web Services
2 4 (1.38%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.03%) LDAP
4 2 (0.69%) Apache NiFi
4 2 (0.69%) CSS
4 2 (0.69%) HTML
4 2 (0.69%) Kafka
4 2 (0.69%) Laravel
4 2 (0.69%) Velocity
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.34%) COM
5 1 (0.34%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.97%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.55%) Driving Licence
4 17 (5.86%) Cyberattack
5 16 (5.52%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (5.17%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.45%) iPhone
8 7 (2.41%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.72%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.72%) Smartphone
10 4 (1.38%) iPad
10 4 (1.38%) User Experience
11 3 (1.03%) Analytical Mindset
11 3 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.03%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.69%) Blog
12 2 (0.69%) FMCG
12 2 (0.69%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.69%) NHS
13 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 219 (75.52%) Windows
2 143 (49.31%) Windows Server
3 80 (27.59%) Windows 10
4 39 (13.45%) Windows 7
5 34 (11.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (9.31%) Windows Server 2016
7 24 (8.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.86%) Linux
9 16 (5.52%) Windows Server 2019
10 12 (4.14%) Android
10 12 (4.14%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.41%) Unix
12 6 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (1.38%) VMS
14 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.69%) CentOS
15 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.14%) ITIL
2 65 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (16.90%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 19 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.52%) SIEM
7 15 (5.17%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 15 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (5.17%) Threat Intelligence
8 13 (4.48%) Change Management
8 13 (4.48%) Information Security
9 12 (4.14%) Event Correlation
9 12 (4.14%) Use Case
10 11 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (3.79%) Migration
11 10 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 10 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.45%) Service Management
12 9 (3.10%) Dashboard Development
12 9 (3.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.52%) PowerShell
2 34 (11.72%) SQL
3 4 (1.38%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.03%) PHP
5 2 (0.69%) C
5 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.34%) AWK
6 1 (0.34%) C++
6 1 (0.34%) Perl
6 1 (0.34%) Python
6 1 (0.34%) sed
6 1 (0.34%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (4.83%) Degree
3 8 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (2.41%) A+ Certification
5 5 (1.72%) CCNA
5 5 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (1.72%) HNC
5 5 (1.72%) MCDST
5 5 (1.72%) MCP
5 5 (1.72%) MCSA
5 5 (1.72%) MCSE
6 4 (1.38%) DBS Check
6 4 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.69%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (20.00%) SLA
2 8 (2.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 8 (2.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.38%) GDPR
5 3 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 71 (24.48%) Hyper-V
2 65 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.14%) Firmware
4 8 (2.76%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (2.41%) Docker
6 6 (2.07%) Terminal Server
7 3 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.69%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.34%) KVM
9 1 (0.34%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 47 (16.21%) SCCM
2 19 (6.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (4.83%) SCOM
3 14 (4.83%) WSUS
4 9 (3.10%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.07%) Terraform
5 6 (2.07%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.72%) Ansible
6 5 (1.72%) PaperCut
7 4 (1.38%) SCOrch
7 4 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.69%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.69%) Nessus
8 2 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 182 (62.76%) Microsoft
2 99 (34.14%) VMware
3 50 (17.24%) Citrix
4 23 (7.93%) Veeam
5 21 (7.24%) Cisco
6 12 (4.14%) Remedy
7 11 (3.79%) Dell
8 10 (3.45%) SonicWALL
9 8 (2.76%) Apple
9 8 (2.76%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.41%) CommVault
11 6 (2.07%) Mitel
12 5 (1.72%) HP
12 5 (1.72%) iManage
12 5 (1.72%) Meraki
12 5 (1.72%) Symantec
12 5 (1.72%) WatchGuard
13 4 (1.38%) Barracuda Networks
13 4 (1.38%) EMC
13 4 (1.38%) TOWER Software