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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 27.78% 10.17% 9.62%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 100.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 5
Median salary £26,500 £39,500 £19,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.91% +102.56%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
10 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 27.78% 10.17% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 9
Median salary £26,500 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 May 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 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
5 7 (36.84%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (21.05%) Xerox
8 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
8 4 (21.05%) Apple
8 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
8 4 (21.05%) Wyse
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Dell
8 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 4 (21.05%) LAN
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 3 (15.79%) Firewall
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.53%) MPLS
10 2 (10.53%) VoIP
10 2 (10.53%) MS Office
10 2 (10.53%) MCP
10 2 (10.53%) MCSE
10 2 (10.53%) MCSA

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 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) DNS
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) VoIP
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Support Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (36.84%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (21.05%) Project Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) ICT Officer
7 2 (10.53%) ICT Support
7 2 (10.53%) ICT Support Officer
7 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) IT Support
7 2 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
2 1 (5.26%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
6 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCP
1 2 (10.53%) MCSA
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Apple
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Wyse
5 4 (21.05%) Xerox
6 1 (5.26%) Meraki