The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Blackburn region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 10 9 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 15.79% 18.33% 1.39%
As % of the System Software category 64.29% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 1
Average salary £21,500 £24,000 £17,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.41% +40.93%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 24.56% 18.33% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 1
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £17,030
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% +23.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
Lancashire

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
Salary Histogram in Blackburn

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Blackburn region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Blackburn

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) Veeam
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) WatchGuard
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Lync
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) ADSL
5 1 (6.67%) Broadband
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (6.67%) EPoS
5 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Internet
3 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.67%) ADSL
3 1 (6.67%) Broadband
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Veeam
3 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) WatchGuard