The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 131 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.54% 7.86% 6.01%
As % of the System Software category 61.29% 67.88% 56.46%
Number of salaries quoted 70 113 88
Median salary £32,500 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £43,700
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Active Directory
North West

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
124 193 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.67% 11.58% 10.65%
Number of salaries quoted 112 168 153
Median salary £33,250 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.20% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £19,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cheshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -13 15 £42,500 +84.78% 1
Wilmslow -10 14 £22,250 +9.87% 2
Northwich - 13 £19,000 - 1
Crewe - 8 £32,500 - 5
Chester +6 7 £27,000 -6.89%
Runcorn 0 5 £32,500 +58.53%
Macclesfield -16 4 £27,500 +30.95%
Sandbach - 2 £20,000 -
Knutsford +17 1 £21,000 -16.00%
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 109 (76.22%) Windows
2 68 (47.55%) Windows Server
3 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 66 (46.15%) VMware
4 63 (44.06%) MS Exchange
5 42 (29.37%) Citrix
6 41 (28.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 39 (27.27%) ITIL
8 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 36 (25.17%) Hyper-V
10 35 (24.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
12 29 (20.28%) MS Office
12 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (19.58%) MCSE
14 25 (17.48%) MCITP
14 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
15 22 (15.38%) DNS
16 21 (14.69%) Cisco
16 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
17 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
17 20 (13.99%) VPN
17 20 (13.99%) Office 365
18 19 (13.29%) Service Management
18 19 (13.29%) SAN
18 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
19 18 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (11.89%) SQL
20 17 (11.89%) MCSA
21 16 (11.19%) SLA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 63 (44.06%) MS Exchange
2 41 (28.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (17.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (4.20%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.50%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.40%) IIS
6 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
2 29 (20.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) BPCS
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) Line 50
1 1 (0.70%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (13.99%) Office 365
2 10 (6.99%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.59%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.38%) DNS
2 20 (13.99%) VPN
3 19 (13.29%) SAN
4 16 (11.19%) Firewall
5 14 (9.79%) DHCP
5 14 (9.79%) VoIP
6 13 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 9 (6.29%) Wireless
9 8 (5.59%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.90%) LAN
10 7 (4.90%) WAN
11 5 (3.50%) VLAN
12 4 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (2.10%) MPLS
13 3 (2.10%) Skype
13 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.40%) Internet
14 2 (1.40%) Intranet
14 2 (1.40%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) DocumentDB
3 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Power BI
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.70%) Maven
2 1 (0.70%) Subversion
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 5 (3.50%) Back Office
2 5 (3.50%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
3 4 (2.80%) Publishing
3 4 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.70%) Advertising
4 1 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 28 (19.58%) IT Support
2 24 (16.78%) Analyst
3 20 (13.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (13.99%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (9.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (9.79%) Support Technician
6 12 (8.39%) Team Leader
7 11 (7.69%) IT Technician
8 10 (6.99%) Exchange Support
8 10 (6.99%) IT Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) IT Support Technician
9 9 (6.29%) Server Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Citrix Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Developer
10 8 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.59%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.69%) .NET
2 8 (5.59%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.59%) HTML
2 8 (5.59%) Web Services
3 7 (4.90%) CSS
4 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.20%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.20%) Apache Cordova
4 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (4.20%) CSS3
4 6 (4.20%) Ionic Framework
4 6 (4.20%) Sass
4 6 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (3.50%) HTML5
6 4 (2.80%) Entity Framework
7 3 (2.10%) JSON
7 3 (2.10%) RESTful
8 2 (1.40%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.40%) JPA
8 2 (1.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.99%) Mobile Computing
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 8 (5.59%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.80%) Clustering
6 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.80%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.10%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.40%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.40%) EPoS
8 2 (1.40%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.40%) PMI
8 2 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (1.40%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) Life Science
9 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 109 (76.22%) Windows
2 68 (47.55%) Windows Server
3 29 (20.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (14.69%) Windows 7
5 18 (12.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.79%) Linux
6 14 (9.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (6.99%) Windows 10
8 6 (4.20%) Android
8 6 (4.20%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.50%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
10 4 (2.80%) Unix
11 2 (1.40%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.70%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.27%) ITIL
2 19 (13.29%) Service Management
3 14 (9.79%) ITSM
4 12 (8.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (6.29%) MVC
6 7 (4.90%) Business Continuity
6 7 (4.90%) Load Balancing
7 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.20%) Coaching
7 6 (4.20%) Time Management
8 5 (3.50%) Presales
8 5 (3.50%) Web Development
9 4 (2.80%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.80%) Patch Management
9 4 (2.80%) Scrum
10 3 (2.10%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (2.10%) Security Patching
10 3 (2.10%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (2.10%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.10%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 15 (10.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.39%) C#
4 9 (6.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.80%) Java
6 3 (2.10%) Python
6 3 (2.10%) Ruby
7 2 (1.40%) PHP
8 1 (0.70%) C
8 1 (0.70%) C++
8 1 (0.70%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.70%) VC++
8 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (24.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (19.58%) MCSE
3 25 (17.48%) MCITP
4 17 (11.89%) MCSA
5 8 (5.59%) Degree
6 5 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.80%) CCA
7 4 (2.80%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.10%) MCP
9 2 (1.40%) CCNA
9 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.40%) HND
9 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.19%) SLA
2 7 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 38 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (25.17%) Hyper-V
3 15 (10.49%) XenDesktop
4 14 (9.79%) XenApp
5 10 (6.99%) VMware Server
6 8 (5.59%) Terminal Services
7 6 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.50%) vSphere
9 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.10%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (2.10%) XenServer
11 2 (1.40%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) SCCM
2 6 (4.20%) SCOM
3 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.10%) MobiControl
4 3 (2.10%) Nagios
5 2 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.40%) Puppet
5 2 (1.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.40%) WSUS
6 1 (0.70%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.70%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.70%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.70%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 66 (46.15%) Microsoft
1 66 (46.15%) VMware
2 42 (29.37%) Citrix
3 21 (14.69%) Cisco
4 7 (4.90%) Apple
4 7 (4.90%) NetApp
5 6 (4.20%) Dell
5 6 (4.20%) LANDesk
6 4 (2.80%) Avaya
6 4 (2.80%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (2.80%) EMC
6 4 (2.80%) EqualLogic
6 4 (2.80%) HP
6 4 (2.80%) Symantec
7 3 (2.10%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.10%) GFI Software
7 3 (2.10%) Juniper
7 3 (2.10%) Motorola
7 3 (2.10%) Sage
7 3 (2.10%) Samsung
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
onezeero.
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St Helens and Warrington
Networx
Salary: Circa £35,000
Posted: 11 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 19 days ago
Crewe
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago