The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 25 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.04% 5.36% 10.58%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 90.00% 73.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 11
Average salary £29,500 £22,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

System Software Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.04% 5.95% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 15
Average salary £32,500 £22,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -48.23%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) WSUS
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) vSphere
6 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
1 11 (78.57%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 4 (28.57%) LAN
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (21.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) WSUS
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.14%) Draytek
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago