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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.05% 1.24% 6.14%
As % of the System Software category 100.00% 15.38% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.05% 8.07% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 6
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +54.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 5 March 2015, 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 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
3 9 (69.23%) DNS
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) DHCP
3 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (38.46%) CCNP
6 5 (38.46%) CCNA
6 5 (38.46%) BGP
6 5 (38.46%) PSTN
6 5 (38.46%) VoIP
6 5 (38.46%) WLAN
6 5 (38.46%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Linux
6 5 (38.46%) VB
6 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
6 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 5 (38.46%) ISDN
6 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) VPLS
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) MPLS
4 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 5 (38.46%) BGP
5 5 (38.46%) PSTN
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) VPN
5 5 (38.46%) ISDN
5 5 (38.46%) VPLS
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VB
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) vSphere
2 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) Firmware
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) NETGEAR
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
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