The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 34 35
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.19% 3.27% 3.64%
As % of the System Software category 90.91% 45.00% 52.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.91% 7.27% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 16
Average salary £26,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
County Antrim

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Belfast region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Belfast

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) DNS
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) Citrix
3 19 (70.37%) DHCP
4 18 (66.67%) ITIL
5 17 (62.96%) NetBackup
6 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (59.26%) vSphere
7 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (48.15%) Backup Exec
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2000
8 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (44.44%) HP
9 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (40.74%) Veritas
9 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
10 10 (37.04%) SAN
10 10 (37.04%) Symantec
10 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
10 10 (37.04%) Clustering
10 10 (37.04%) Firewall
10 10 (37.04%) Capacity Management
11 9 (33.33%) LAN
12 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
12 7 (25.93%) IIS
12 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) IIS
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) DNS
2 19 (70.37%) DHCP
3 10 (37.04%) SAN
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 9 (33.33%) LAN
5 7 (25.93%) NAS
6 6 (22.22%) iSCSI
6 6 (22.22%) VLAN
6 6 (22.22%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (22.22%) WAN
6 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 6 (22.22%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.11%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (11.11%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (22.22%) Local Government
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) DBA
3 4 (14.81%) Service Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Development Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
2 6 (22.22%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (22.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (14.81%) Linux
7 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (11.11%) UNIX
8 1 (3.70%) OpenVMS
8 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) ITIL
2 10 (37.04%) Capacity Management
3 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
4 6 (22.22%) Database Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (14.81%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) MCSA
4 4 (14.81%) MCDST
5 3 (11.11%) MCITP
5 3 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (7.41%) MCTS
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (59.26%) vSphere
2 10 (37.04%) VMware ESX
3 4 (14.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) NetBackup
2 13 (48.15%) Backup Exec
3 7 (25.93%) SCCM
3 7 (25.93%) SCOM
4 4 (14.81%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 19 (70.37%) Citrix
4 12 (44.44%) HP
5 11 (40.74%) Veritas
6 10 (37.04%) Symantec
7 7 (25.93%) Sophos
8 6 (22.22%) NetApp
8 6 (22.22%) Dell
9 3 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 3 (11.11%) Altiris
9 3 (11.11%) Cisco
10 2 (7.41%) Compaq
10 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Belfast
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28673.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago