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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 6.38% 13.04% 34.38%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 75.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £21,750 £19,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.47% -51.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £19,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £22,200 £43,250
UK excluding London average 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 Blackpool region.

System Software Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
3 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 6.38% 17.39% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £18,500 £21,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% -47.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) DSL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) DSL
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP