The first table below looks at the demand for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Blackpool region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 2 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 12.00% 52.17% 2.33%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 96.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 1
Average salary £19,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
System Software Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 12.00% 54.35% 2.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 1
Average salary £19,000 £28,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Lancashire

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Blackpool

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) McAfee
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SCOM
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Avaya
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) Sun