Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 711 813 910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.15% 8.07% 8.07%
As % of the System Software category 54.44% 56.93% 63.73%
Number of salaries quoted 639 690 833
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £19,500 £19,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,750 £47,500
England median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -

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 1,306 1,428 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.97% 14.18% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,196 1,208
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,500 £20,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -5 476 £36,250 +11.54% 67
North Yorkshire +4 135 £37,750 +11.03% 15
South Yorkshire +27 70 £27,000 -16.92% 18
East Yorkshire +5 20 £36,176 +59.02% 3
Active Directory
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 561 (78.90%) Windows
2 414 (58.23%) Microsoft
3 321 (45.15%) Windows Server
4 282 (39.66%) VMware
5 252 (35.44%) Office 365
6 191 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 188 (26.44%) ITIL
7 188 (26.44%) MS Exchange
8 182 (25.60%) DNS
8 182 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
9 175 (24.61%) Microsoft Office
10 172 (24.19%) Windows 7
11 155 (21.80%) Citrix
12 150 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
13 144 (20.25%) Windows 10
14 142 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 141 (19.83%) DHCP
16 126 (17.72%) SCCM
17 121 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
18 107 (15.05%) PowerShell
19 103 (14.49%) SAN
20 100 (14.06%) TCP/IP
21 97 (13.64%) Finance
22 96 (13.50%) Cisco
23 88 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
24 86 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
25 85 (11.95%) SQL
26 83 (11.67%) Linux
27 82 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
28 80 (11.25%) SLA

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
1 188 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 88 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 82 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (7.45%) Skype for Business
5 47 (6.61%) SharePoint
6 31 (4.36%) IIS
7 18 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.27%) Apache Solr
10 8 (1.13%) CMS
10 8 (1.13%) Confluence
11 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.42%) Apache
12 3 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.42%) nginx
12 3 (0.42%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 175 (24.61%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) assyst
2 6 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.70%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.56%) Unit4 Business World
5 3 (0.42%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.14%) Lawson
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 252 (35.44%) Office 365
2 191 (26.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 79 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (4.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (2.67%) IaaS
5 19 (2.67%) OneDrive
6 15 (2.11%) SaaS
7 14 (1.97%) PaaS
8 12 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.13%) Serverless
10 7 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 7 (0.98%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
10 7 (0.98%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.56%) Akamai
13 3 (0.42%) Force.com
14 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 182 (25.60%) DNS
2 141 (19.83%) DHCP
3 103 (14.49%) SAN
4 100 (14.06%) TCP/IP
5 77 (10.83%) Firewall
6 67 (9.42%) LAN
7 66 (9.28%) WAN
8 65 (9.14%) VPN
9 41 (5.77%) VoIP
10 31 (4.36%) NetScaler
11 29 (4.08%) Skype
12 27 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (3.52%) Internet
14 24 (3.38%) Remote Desktop
15 23 (3.23%) VLAN
16 21 (2.95%) iSCSI
16 21 (2.95%) NAS
17 19 (2.67%) MPLS
18 18 (2.53%) Intranet
18 18 (2.53%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (1.13%) Big Data
4 8 (1.13%) Relational Database
5 6 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.70%) MySQL
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.14%) Firebird
8 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) Power BI
8 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.14%) Redis
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.23%) JIRA
2 14 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (0.84%) Redmine
4 6 (0.84%) TeamCity
4 6 (0.84%) Trac
4 6 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
6 1 (0.14%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.14%) MSI
6 1 (0.14%) NUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 97 (13.64%) Finance
2 58 (8.16%) Retail
3 40 (5.63%) Marketing
4 35 (4.92%) Telecoms
5 16 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.83%) Legal
7 9 (1.27%) Back Office
8 8 (1.13%) Law
9 6 (0.84%) Advertising
9 6 (0.84%) Electronics
10 5 (0.70%) Banking
11 3 (0.42%) Publishing
12 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (16.88%) Analyst
2 117 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 114 (16.03%) Support Engineer
4 66 (9.28%) Service Analyst
5 64 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 56 (7.88%) IT Support
7 52 (7.31%) Service Desk Analyst
7 52 (7.31%) Support Analyst
8 49 (6.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 45 (6.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 45 (6.33%) IT Engineer
10 42 (5.91%) Administrator
11 39 (5.49%) 3rd Line Support
12 38 (5.34%) Desktop Support
13 33 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.50%) Systems Administrator
15 31 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 31 (4.36%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 31 (4.36%) Infrastructure Support
15 31 (4.36%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.83%) LDAP
2 9 (1.27%) .NET
2 9 (1.27%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (1.27%) Lucene
2 9 (1.27%) Node.js
3 8 (1.13%) HTML
3 8 (1.13%) HTML5
4 7 (0.98%) AngularJS
4 7 (0.98%) CSS
4 7 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (0.84%) REST
6 5 (0.70%) Kendo UI
6 5 (0.70%) PhoneGap
6 5 (0.70%) Sass
6 5 (0.70%) XML
7 4 (0.56%) COM
7 4 (0.56%) Middleware
8 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.42%) Web Services
9 2 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.00%) Data Centre
2 55 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.89%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.23%) Clustering
5 23 (3.23%) Driving Licence
6 22 (3.09%) Public Cloud
7 20 (2.81%) PKI
8 19 (2.67%) Replication
9 13 (1.83%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.83%) iPhone
10 11 (1.55%) User Experience
11 10 (1.41%) NHS
12 9 (1.27%) Fat Client
12 9 (1.27%) Thin Client
13 8 (1.13%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.13%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.13%) iPad
13 8 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 561 (78.90%) Windows
2 321 (45.15%) Windows Server
3 172 (24.19%) Windows 7
4 150 (21.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 144 (20.25%) Windows 10
6 121 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 83 (11.67%) Linux
8 61 (8.58%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (2.95%) Windows XP
10 18 (2.53%) Android
11 16 (2.25%) Apple iOS
12 8 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.84%) CentOS
13 6 (0.84%) HPUX
13 6 (0.84%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.84%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (26.44%) ITIL
2 142 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 86 (12.10%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (9.14%) DevOps
5 64 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 62 (8.72%) Migration
7 60 (8.44%) Project Management
8 55 (7.74%) Service Management
9 50 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (5.63%) Incident Management
11 37 (5.20%) Service Delivery
12 36 (5.06%) Patch Management
13 34 (4.78%) Antivirus Management
14 31 (4.36%) Change Management
14 31 (4.36%) Mentoring
15 29 (4.08%) ITSM
15 29 (4.08%) Problem Management
16 27 (3.80%) High Availability
16 27 (3.80%) Identity Management
17 25 (3.52%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 107 (15.05%) PowerShell
2 85 (11.95%) SQL
3 13 (1.83%) T-SQL
4 10 (1.41%) JavaScript
4 10 (1.41%) PHP
5 9 (1.27%) Python
6 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
7 6 (0.84%) Apex Code
7 6 (0.84%) Ruby
8 5 (0.70%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.42%) C
9 3 (0.42%) C#
10 2 (0.28%) Perl
10 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 74 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (6.19%) CCNA
4 36 (5.06%) MCSA
5 34 (4.78%) MCSE
6 30 (4.22%) ITIL Certification
7 22 (3.09%) Degree
8 20 (2.81%) Citrix Certification
9 15 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.97%) Security Cleared
11 13 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 13 (1.83%) MCP
12 9 (1.27%) A+ Certification
12 9 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 7 (0.98%) AWS Certification
14 6 (0.84%) CCNP
14 6 (0.84%) MCITP
14 6 (0.84%) VCP5
15 5 (0.70%) CISM
15 5 (0.70%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (11.25%) SLA
2 38 (5.34%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.83%) PMO
5 9 (1.27%) GDPR
6 7 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 7 (0.98%) QA
7 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.14%) GLP
8 1 (0.14%) GMP
8 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 182 (25.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 71 (9.99%) Hyper-V
3 60 (8.44%) VMware ESXi
4 57 (8.02%) XenApp
5 41 (5.77%) XenDesktop
6 28 (3.94%) vSphere
7 25 (3.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (3.38%) Docker
9 18 (2.53%) Firmware
10 17 (2.39%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 7 (0.98%) XenServer
14 6 (0.84%) pfSense
15 5 (0.70%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
15 5 (0.70%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.28%) BitLocker
18 1 (0.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 126 (17.72%) SCCM
2 37 (5.20%) vCenter Server
3 23 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
4 22 (3.09%) Microsoft Clustering
5 21 (2.95%) SCOM
6 20 (2.81%) XenMobile
7 18 (2.53%) WSUS
8 13 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 10 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (1.27%) Puppet
11 9 (1.27%) SCVMM
12 8 (1.13%) AirWatch
12 8 (1.13%) Nagios
12 8 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.13%) vRealize
13 7 (0.98%) Ansible
13 7 (0.98%) MaaS360
14 6 (0.84%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 414 (58.23%) Microsoft
2 282 (39.66%) VMware
3 155 (21.80%) Citrix
4 96 (13.50%) Cisco
5 45 (6.33%) McAfee
6 40 (5.63%) Symantec
7 38 (5.34%) Veeam
8 37 (5.20%) HP
9 24 (3.38%) Remedy
10 18 (2.53%) Apple
11 17 (2.39%) Altiris
12 16 (2.25%) EMC
13 15 (2.11%) Dell
14 12 (1.69%) Intel
14 12 (1.69%) NetApp
14 12 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 11 (1.55%) CommVault
15 11 (1.55%) Sophos
16 10 (1.41%) Adobe
16 10 (1.41%) Brocade