Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 25 24
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 592 645 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.63% 7.75% 7.52%
As % of the System Software category 45.57% 52.35% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 533 580 626
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,500 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% -4.76%
10th Percentile £20,250 £19,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £58,600 £53,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

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 1,299 1,232 1,358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.94% 14.80% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 1,071 1,144
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +5 389 £37,500 +7.14% 85
North Yorkshire -26 126 £25,000 -28.57% 26
South Yorkshire -5 46 £33,500 +24.07% 23
East Yorkshire +21 28 £30,000 +53.85% 1
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 445 (75.17%) Windows
2 432 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 272 (45.95%) Office 365
4 261 (44.09%) Windows Server
5 258 (43.58%) VMware
6 208 (35.14%) Azure
7 191 (32.26%) Firewall
8 175 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 171 (28.89%) ITIL
10 160 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 148 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 135 (22.80%) Citrix
13 132 (22.30%) Microsoft Office
14 125 (21.11%) Cisco
15 124 (20.95%) MCSE
15 124 (20.95%) Windows 10
16 120 (20.27%) MS Exchange
17 119 (20.10%) DNS
18 118 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 117 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
20 112 (18.92%) Hyper-V
21 108 (18.24%) DHCP
22 103 (17.40%) Data Centre
23 100 (16.89%) Cisco Certification
24 95 (16.05%) CCNA
25 92 (15.54%) VPN
26 89 (15.03%) SCCM
27 83 (14.02%) SQL Server
27 83 (14.02%) Wireless
28 80 (13.51%) 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
1 120 (20.27%) MS Exchange
2 65 (10.98%) SharePoint
3 48 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 44 (7.43%) Skype for Business
5 38 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (6.25%) IIS
7 6 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.84%) Apache
8 5 (0.84%) SAS
9 3 (0.51%) IBM Domino
9 3 (0.51%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.34%) Confluence
10 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.34%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 132 (22.30%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (2.20%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.69%) assyst
2 8 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.34%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.34%) Unica
5 1 (0.17%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.17%) Q-Pulse
5 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 272 (45.95%) Office 365
2 208 (35.14%) Azure
3 74 (12.50%) AWS
4 69 (11.66%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (3.21%) SaaS
6 14 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (2.03%) IaaS
8 8 (1.35%) OneDrive
8 8 (1.35%) PaaS
9 5 (0.84%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.51%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.51%) Serverless
11 3 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (0.34%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 191 (32.26%) Firewall
2 119 (20.10%) DNS
3 108 (18.24%) DHCP
4 92 (15.54%) VPN
5 83 (14.02%) Wireless
6 77 (13.01%) LAN
7 75 (12.67%) WAN
8 72 (12.16%) VoIP
9 57 (9.63%) Broadband
10 56 (9.46%) SAN
11 54 (9.12%) ADSL
12 52 (8.78%) TCP/IP
13 51 (8.61%) 3G
14 38 (6.42%) VLAN
15 30 (5.07%) Skype
16 28 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (3.89%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (2.87%) Internet
18 17 (2.87%) MPLS
19 14 (2.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (14.02%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.01%) MySQL
5 2 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.34%) DB2
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (1.01%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.01%) JIRA
1 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.34%) Maven
4 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.34%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (9.12%) Finance
2 27 (4.56%) Public Sector
2 27 (4.56%) Retail
3 25 (4.22%) Manufacturing
4 20 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.87%) Marketing
6 10 (1.69%) Legal
7 5 (0.84%) Banking
8 3 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 2 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Law
10 1 (0.17%) Local Government
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 144 (24.32%) Analyst
2 116 (19.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 76 (12.84%) IT Support
3 76 (12.84%) Support Analyst
4 60 (10.14%) Technical Support
5 59 (9.97%) Support Engineer
6 51 (8.61%) Service Analyst
7 50 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 49 (8.28%) Technical Analyst
9 48 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
9 48 (8.11%) Technical Support Analyst
10 47 (7.94%) IT Engineer
11 46 (7.77%) Architect
12 45 (7.60%) 2nd Line Support
13 37 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
14 35 (5.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 30 (5.07%) 1st Line Technical Support
16 29 (4.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 28 (4.73%) Windows Engineer
18 24 (4.05%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.86%) .NET
2 8 (1.35%) Middleware
3 5 (0.84%) LDAP
4 4 (0.68%) HTML
4 4 (0.68%) JSON
4 4 (0.68%) Web Services
5 3 (0.51%) SailPoint
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) CSS3
6 2 (0.34%) HTML5
6 2 (0.34%) JSP
6 2 (0.34%) Node.js
6 2 (0.34%) Servlets
6 2 (0.34%) SOAP
6 2 (0.34%) SPML
6 2 (0.34%) XML
7 1 (0.17%) COM
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
7 1 (0.17%) OAuth
7 1 (0.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 103 (17.40%) Data Centre
2 37 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 32 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.55%) Clustering
6 16 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.03%) Driving Licence
8 11 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.69%) PKI
10 9 (1.52%) CMDB
11 8 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.18%) Replication
13 6 (1.01%) EPoS
14 5 (0.84%) iPad
14 5 (0.84%) iPhone
14 5 (0.84%) Private Cloud
15 4 (0.68%) CCTV
15 4 (0.68%) Handset
15 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
16 3 (0.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 445 (75.17%) Windows
2 261 (44.09%) Windows Server
3 124 (20.95%) Windows 10
4 118 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (19.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 55 (9.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 49 (8.28%) Windows 7
8 42 (7.09%) Linux
9 40 (6.76%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.03%) Unix
11 11 (1.86%) Apple iOS
12 10 (1.69%) Mac OS
13 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.68%) Android
14 4 (0.68%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (28.89%) ITIL
2 148 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 68 (11.49%) Supplier Management
4 57 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
5 48 (8.11%) Project Delivery
6 46 (7.77%) Change Management
7 44 (7.43%) Patch Management
8 37 (6.25%) Migration
9 36 (6.08%) Configuration Management
10 35 (5.91%) Mentoring
11 32 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
11 32 (5.41%) Service Management
12 29 (4.90%) TOGAF
13 28 (4.73%) High Availability
14 27 (4.56%) Server Management
15 26 (4.39%) ITSM
16 25 (4.22%) PRINCE2
17 24 (4.05%) IT Strategy
18 22 (3.72%) Decision-Making
18 22 (3.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 80 (13.51%) SQL
2 70 (11.82%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.01%) Perl
3 6 (1.01%) Python
4 5 (0.84%) Java
4 5 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (0.84%) VB
5 4 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.51%) BeanShell
6 3 (0.51%) PHP
7 2 (0.34%) VBScript
8 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 160 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 124 (20.95%) MCSE
3 100 (16.89%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (16.05%) CCNA
5 60 (10.14%) MCITP
6 59 (9.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 56 (9.46%) MCSA
8 22 (3.72%) MCP
9 16 (2.70%) CCNP
9 16 (2.70%) Degree
10 13 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (1.52%) Security Cleared
12 8 (1.35%) PMP
12 8 (1.35%) SC Cleared
13 6 (1.01%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.01%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.68%) AWS Certification
14 4 (0.68%) CCA
14 4 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (0.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (7.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 43 (7.26%) SLA
2 37 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.84%) COBIT
3 5 (0.84%) GDPR
4 4 (0.68%) NIST
4 4 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
6 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 175 (29.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (18.92%) Hyper-V
3 41 (6.93%) XenApp
4 39 (6.59%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (5.24%) vSphere
6 19 (3.21%) Virtual Machines
7 18 (3.04%) Virtual Servers
8 17 (2.87%) Terminal Services
9 16 (2.70%) VMware NSX
10 8 (1.35%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.18%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.01%) Docker
12 6 (1.01%) Xen
13 5 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 3 (0.51%) Firmware
14 3 (0.51%) KVM
15 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
15 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 89 (15.03%) SCCM
2 52 (8.78%) WSUS
3 33 (5.57%) Microsoft Intune
4 25 (4.22%) SCOM
5 20 (3.38%) vCenter Server
6 13 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (2.20%) Nessus
7 10 (1.69%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.18%) Nagios
8 7 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.01%) Ansible
9 6 (1.01%) Puppet
10 5 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.68%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.68%) vRealize
12 3 (0.51%) Cacti
12 3 (0.51%) EMC VPLEX
12 3 (0.51%) OpenNMS
12 3 (0.51%) RANCID
Vendors
1 432 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 258 (43.58%) VMware
3 135 (22.80%) Citrix
4 125 (21.11%) Cisco
5 59 (9.97%) Meraki
6 51 (8.61%) Aruba
6 51 (8.61%) Polycom
7 41 (6.93%) Veeam
8 31 (5.24%) HP
9 22 (3.72%) Dell
10 16 (2.70%) Mitel
11 15 (2.53%) ServiceNow
12 13 (2.20%) Symantec
13 12 (2.03%) Adobe
14 11 (1.86%) Siemens
15 10 (1.69%) Apple
16 9 (1.52%) NetApp
16 9 (1.52%) Remedy
16 9 (1.52%) SAP
17 8 (1.35%) Avaya