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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 30 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.04% 4.40% -
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 100.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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
15 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 7.81% 4.40% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £23,500 £33,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.78% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) IronPort
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Exchange Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (25.00%) IT Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) IronPort
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam