The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 - 1
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 13.11% - 55.17%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 16
Average salary £20,250 - £36,250
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £28,250 - £41,250
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 Blackpool region.

System Software Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 0 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 13.11% - 55.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 16
Average salary £18,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 - £18,200
10% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £41,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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
Salary Histogram in Blackpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Blackpool region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Blackpool

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
3 9 (75.00%) Citrix
4 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
5 7 (58.33%) Wireless
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
7 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
7 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (33.33%) LAN
9 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (25.00%) MPLS
9 3 (25.00%) DSL
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (25.00%) WAN
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) VMware
9 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) WSUS
10 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 2 (16.67%) iPad
10 2 (16.67%) iPhone
10 2 (16.67%) ITIL
11 1 (8.33%) Service Management
11 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (8.33%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Wireless
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) DSL
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) FTP
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Help Desk Support
2 6 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) IT Support
2 6 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 6 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
5 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (8.33%) Administrator
7 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 6 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (8.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco
2 9 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam