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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 27 44
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.29% 5.88% 1.84%
As % of the System Software category 77.78% 81.82% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 2
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +30.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
9 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 13.24% 7.19% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 7
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) DNS
6 7 (41.18%) DHCP
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (41.18%) Legal
7 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
9 3 (17.65%) MS Office
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
9 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
9 3 (17.65%) vSphere
9 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
9 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
10 2 (11.76%) SCCM
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) MCDST
10 2 (11.76%) VLAN
10 2 (11.76%) MCP
10 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
10 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DHCP
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 7 (41.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) MCDST
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Server
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) DameWare
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Nimble Storage