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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 8 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.25% 1.32% 5.65%
As % of the System Software category 57.14% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,450 £19,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
14 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.94% 2.63% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 6
Average salary £36,250 £22,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.77% -22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,600 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £24,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

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
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 29 May 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Bolton

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) DNS
4 8 (53.33%) SAN
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
5 6 (40.00%) WAN
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) VB
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
6 5 (33.33%) ISDN
6 5 (33.33%) PSTN
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
6 5 (33.33%) CCNA
6 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) SAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 5 (33.33%) ISDN
4 5 (33.33%) PSTN
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) WLAN
4 5 (33.33%) DHCP
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) VPLS
4 5 (33.33%) MPLS
4 5 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Coaching
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) VB
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) CCNA
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) Lotus
6 1 (6.67%) Dell