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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 23 21 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 100 123 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.68% 8.65% 6.52%
As % of the System Software category 63.69% 64.74% 57.87%
Number of salaries quoted 91 103 108
Median salary £25,000 £25,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £19,100 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £43,175 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
157 190 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.63% 13.36% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 134 162 190
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,750 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +7 31 £26,500 -13.82% 4
Crewe +13 23 £22,500 -18.18% 3
Macclesfield -5 11 £26,500 +15.21% 4
Wilmslow -22 11 £21,750 +14.47% 2
Chester 0 7 £24,500 -21.60% 1
Northwich +12 4 £33,250 -
Congleton +1 4 £17,500 -33.96% 1
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Runcorn -6 1 £32,500 +62.50%
Knutsford -8 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 142 (79.78%) Windows
2 95 (53.37%) Windows Server
3 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
4 83 (46.63%) VMware
5 71 (39.89%) MS Exchange
6 53 (29.78%) Hyper-V
7 51 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (27.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (25.84%) Office 365
10 42 (23.60%) MS Office
11 41 (23.03%) Windows 7
12 40 (22.47%) MCSE
12 40 (22.47%) ITIL
12 40 (22.47%) Citrix
13 39 (21.91%) MS Excel
14 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (19.10%) SQL
16 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
16 32 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010
17 29 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2013
17 29 (16.29%) MCITP
18 28 (15.73%) MCSA
19 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (14.61%) DNS
21 25 (14.04%) SLA
22 24 (13.48%) VPN
23 23 (12.92%) Windows 8
24 21 (11.80%) Cisco
25 20 (11.24%) VoIP
25 20 (11.24%) Firewall

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 71 (39.89%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (6.74%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.37%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.25%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (23.60%) MS Office
2 39 (21.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Line 50
1 5 (2.81%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.56%) BPCS
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (25.84%) Office 365
2 18 (10.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.81%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.61%) DNS
2 24 (13.48%) VPN
3 20 (11.24%) Firewall
3 20 (11.24%) VoIP
4 18 (10.11%) DHCP
5 17 (9.55%) Remote Desktop
6 14 (7.87%) SAN
7 12 (6.74%) Skype
8 11 (6.18%) TCP/IP
9 9 (5.06%) Wireless
10 8 (4.49%) VLAN
11 6 (3.37%) MPLS
12 5 (2.81%) LAN
12 5 (2.81%) NetScaler
12 5 (2.81%) WAN
13 4 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (1.69%) Internet
14 3 (1.69%) NAS
14 3 (1.69%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.37%) DocumentDB
4 5 (2.81%) Power BI
5 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.12%) MySQL
6 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (8.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.25%) Back Office
3 4 (2.25%) Marketing
3 4 (2.25%) Publishing
4 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Retail
6 1 (0.56%) Advertising
6 1 (0.56%) Automotive
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (19.10%) IT Support
2 33 (18.54%) Support Engineer
3 32 (17.98%) Analyst
4 26 (14.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (12.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (12.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (10.11%) IT Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Support Technician
8 15 (8.43%) IT Technician
9 13 (7.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) Help Desk Support
9 13 (7.30%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) IT Support Technician
10 12 (6.74%) 1st Line Support
10 12 (6.74%) Server Engineer
11 11 (6.18%) First Line Help Desk Support
11 11 (6.18%) IT Analyst
12 10 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 10 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) .NET
2 7 (3.93%) ASP.NET
2 7 (3.93%) Web Services
3 6 (3.37%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.37%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.37%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (3.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.37%) CSS
3 6 (3.37%) CSS3
3 6 (3.37%) HTML
3 6 (3.37%) Ionic Framework
3 6 (3.37%) Sass
3 6 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (2.25%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.25%) HTML5
5 2 (1.12%) JPA
5 2 (1.12%) JSON
5 2 (1.12%) LESS
5 2 (1.12%) RESTful
5 2 (1.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.62%) iPad
3 7 (3.93%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.81%) iPhone
5 4 (2.25%) Clustering
5 4 (2.25%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.25%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.12%) NHS
7 2 (1.12%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 142 (79.78%) Windows
2 95 (53.37%) Windows Server
3 41 (23.03%) Windows 7
4 35 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (12.92%) Windows 8
7 16 (8.99%) Linux
7 16 (8.99%) Windows 10
8 15 (8.43%) Android
9 14 (7.87%) Apple iOS
9 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.12%) Unix
11 2 (1.12%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.56%) CentOS
12 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.47%) ITIL
2 18 (10.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.99%) Service Management
4 10 (5.62%) Asset Management
4 10 (5.62%) Process Improvement
5 9 (5.06%) Web Development
6 8 (4.49%) CRM
6 8 (4.49%) Patch Management
7 7 (3.93%) Business Continuity
7 7 (3.93%) Load Balancing
7 7 (3.93%) MVC
8 6 (3.37%) ITSM
8 6 (3.37%) Time Management
9 5 (2.81%) ERP
9 5 (2.81%) Migration
10 4 (2.25%) Direct Marketing
10 4 (2.25%) Information Management
10 4 (2.25%) Scrum
10 4 (2.25%) SOA
10 4 (2.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (19.10%) SQL
2 16 (8.99%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.06%) C#
4 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (0.56%) C
6 1 (0.56%) PHP
6 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (27.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (22.47%) MCSE
3 29 (16.29%) MCITP
4 28 (15.73%) MCSA
5 9 (5.06%) Degree
5 9 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.81%) MCP
7 4 (2.25%) CCA
7 4 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.69%) CCNA
8 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.12%) HND
9 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.56%) MCTS
10 1 (0.56%) NCDA
10 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.12%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (29.78%) Hyper-V
2 51 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.55%) vSphere
4 16 (8.99%) XenApp
5 13 (7.30%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (6.18%) VMware Server
7 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (4.49%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.93%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.81%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.56%) Firmware
12 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (9.55%) SCCM
2 10 (5.62%) SCOM
3 7 (3.93%) vRealize
4 5 (2.81%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.81%) PaperCut
5 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.69%) Puppet
6 2 (1.12%) MobiControl
6 2 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.12%) WSUS
7 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.56%) Nagios
7 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 85 (47.75%) Microsoft
2 83 (46.63%) VMware
3 40 (22.47%) Citrix
4 21 (11.80%) Cisco
5 12 (6.74%) Sage
6 8 (4.49%) Dell
7 5 (2.81%) EMC
7 5 (2.81%) IBM
7 5 (2.81%) Siemens
7 5 (2.81%) Symantec
8 4 (2.25%) Apple
8 4 (2.25%) Avaya
8 4 (2.25%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (2.25%) EqualLogic
8 4 (2.25%) HP
8 4 (2.25%) Oracle
8 4 (2.25%) SonicWALL
9 3 (1.69%) NetApp
9 3 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.69%) Palo Alto
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Brookes Resourcing
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus,
Posted: 7 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Congleton
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago
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Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + bonus + benefits
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