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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 16 5 7
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 12.50% 23.68% 30.36%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 69.23% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 17
Average salary £22,250 £30,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £16,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £45,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
8 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 12.50% 34.21% 30.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 17
Average salary £22,250 £30,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Mac OS X
3 7 (63.64%) Apple
3 7 (63.64%) Terminal Services
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) Wyse
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) MCSE
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (18.18%) MCITP
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Data Security
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) NAS
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Field Service Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Field Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Mac OS X
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Data Security
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Terminal Services
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Apple
2 7 (63.64%) Wyse
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
Blackburn
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, holidays
Posted: 8 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
The Acme Facilities Group Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago