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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.13% 11.11% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 23.08% 73.68% 57.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 9
Average salary £25,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £18,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £26,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
13 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.22% 15.08% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 15
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -44.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £26,500 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £47,500 £33,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Broadband

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix