The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 20.00% 13.85% 20.41%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 10
Median salary £21,500 £22,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -25.83%
UK excluding London median salary £33,877 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +1.53%
Active Directory
Lancashire

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

System Software Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 20.00% 13.85% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 14
Median salary £21,500 £22,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -25.83%
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 Blackburn

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackburn 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 Blackburn

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Blackburn

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Blackburn region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 4 (25.00%) XenApp
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
8 3 (18.75%) Apple
8 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
9 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 2 (12.50%) LAN
9 2 (12.50%) WAN
9 2 (12.50%) Office 365
10 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
10 1 (6.25%) VLAN
10 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
10 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (6.25%) Meraki

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) MPLS
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) VLAN
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 7 (43.75%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (43.75%) Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (31.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Project Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Server Support
7 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows NT
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) XenApp
2 3 (18.75%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
1 10 (62.50%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Apple
5 1 (6.25%) Meraki