The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 24 14
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 13 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.26% 4.49% 13.91%
As % of the System Software category 61.90% 23.53% 72.41%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 19
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,300 £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,180 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +5.16%
Active Directory
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

System Software Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.73% 19.10% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 27
Median salary £37,500 £26,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% +1.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Belfast

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 9 (45.00%) MS Office
5 9 (45.00%) SCOM
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (40.00%) XenApp
6 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (35.00%) Office 365
7 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
8 6 (30.00%) Replication
8 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (30.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) Network Security
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) Firewall
9 5 (25.00%) Legal

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (35.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (25.00%) IaaS
2 5 (25.00%) OneDrive
2 5 (25.00%) PaaS
2 5 (25.00%) SaaS
2 5 (25.00%) Yammer
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (30.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) VLAN
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) IDOL
General
1 5 (25.00%) Back Office
1 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Information Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (30.00%) Replication
3 5 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) NetWare
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 5 (25.00%) Change Control
2 5 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (25.00%) Information Security
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Presales
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Internal Audit
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.00%) VB
2 3 (15.00%) VBScript
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.00%) MCITP
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (10.00%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (15.00%) DFS Replication
6 3 (15.00%) Firmware
7 1 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) SCOM
2 6 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (15.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (5.00%) MOM
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Adobe
4 2 (10.00%) CommVault
4 2 (10.00%) Kofax
4 2 (10.00%) OpenText
4 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Novell
5 1 (5.00%) Sun