The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.58% 8.54% 6.79%
As % of the System Software category 87.50% 100.00% 55.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 11
Average salary £18,250 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.05% +54.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
8 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.23% 8.54% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 20
Average salary £19,000 £42,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.29% +54.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
Active Directory
Manchester

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 23 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) iSeries
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) WSUS
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Lotus
7 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) UNIX
7 2 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
7 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
7 2 (22.22%) IBM
8 1 (11.11%) SLA
8 1 (11.11%) Cisco
8 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
1 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Technician
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
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