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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 40 59
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 108 100 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.46% 5.46% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 64.67% 54.05% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 76 77 57
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
167 185 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.99% 10.09% 7.51%
Number of salaries quoted 123 124 99
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,700 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -2.53%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +5 29 £30,000 -20.00% 7
Crewe +10 19 £31,500 +51.80% 4
Runcorn +8 17 £21,000 -12.50% 4
Knutsford +2 10 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Chester +13 8 £26,041 -3.55% 6
Nantwich +11 4 £38,750 - 1
Macclesfield +8 4 £25,000 -9.09%
Northwich +3 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Widnes +1 1 £20,500 +7.89% 2
Wilmslow -3 1 £22,000 -26.66% 4
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

1 198 (92.96%) Windows
2 103 (48.36%) VMware
3 94 (44.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
5 80 (37.56%) MS Exchange
6 58 (27.23%) DNS
7 55 (25.82%) ITIL
8 53 (24.88%) Citrix
9 49 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 49 (23.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 49 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 48 (22.54%) TCP/IP
11 46 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 43 (20.19%) Windows 7
13 41 (19.25%) DHCP
14 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 38 (17.84%) MS Excel
15 38 (17.84%) Cisco
16 37 (17.37%) Windows XP
17 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
17 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
18 32 (15.02%) PowerShell
19 31 (14.55%) SQL
20 30 (14.08%) MS Office
20 30 (14.08%) Finance
21 29 (13.62%) Firewall
21 29 (13.62%) SAN
21 29 (13.62%) MCSE
22 28 (13.15%) VPN
23 27 (12.68%) SQL Server

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 80 (37.56%) MS Exchange
2 49 (23.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
3 33 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (10.80%) IIS
5 7 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.35%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.41%) Lync
8 2 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.94%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.94%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle 9iAS
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 38 (17.84%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.08%) MS Office
3 5 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.47%) Primavera
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.04%) Office 365
2 9 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (27.23%) DNS
2 48 (22.54%) TCP/IP
3 41 (19.25%) DHCP
4 29 (13.62%) Firewall
4 29 (13.62%) SAN
5 28 (13.15%) VPN
6 26 (12.21%) WAN
7 24 (11.27%) LAN
8 17 (7.98%) NAS
9 16 (7.51%) VLAN
10 14 (6.57%) Wireless
11 12 (5.63%) SSL
12 10 (4.69%) VoIP
13 9 (4.23%) ADSL
13 9 (4.23%) SMTP
13 9 (4.23%) Network Security
13 9 (4.23%) VDSL
14 5 (2.35%) HTTP
14 5 (2.35%) DMZ
14 5 (2.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (14.08%) Finance
2 10 (4.69%) Retail
3 6 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.35%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.41%) French Language
7 2 (0.94%) Norwegian Language
7 2 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.94%) Swedish Language
7 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (23.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (16.90%) Analyst
3 35 (16.43%) Support Engineer
4 30 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
5 24 (11.27%) IT Support
6 21 (9.86%) Team Leader
7 15 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (6.57%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (5.63%) Support Analyst
10 11 (5.16%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.16%) IT Support Engineer
10 11 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (4.69%) Support Team Leader
11 10 (4.69%) IT Manager
12 9 (4.23%) Server Support
12 9 (4.23%) Support Technician
13 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 8 (3.76%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.45%) .NET
2 9 (4.23%) Web Services
3 4 (1.88%) XML
3 4 (1.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.63%) Clustering
2 10 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.29%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.29%) Fat Client
4 6 (2.82%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.35%) User Experience
6 3 (1.41%) EPoS
6 3 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.94%) Open Source
7 2 (0.94%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.47%) Replication
8 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.47%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 198 (92.96%) Windows
2 94 (44.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (23.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (23.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (20.19%) Windows 7
5 37 (17.37%) Windows XP
6 21 (9.86%) Windows 8
7 16 (7.51%) Linux
8 7 (3.29%) CentOS
8 7 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.35%) UNIX
9 5 (2.35%) Android
9 5 (2.35%) Apple iOS
10 4 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.82%) ITIL
2 18 (8.45%) Migration
3 14 (6.57%) Time Management
4 13 (6.10%) Incident Management
5 12 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.63%) Project Management
6 11 (5.16%) Mobile Device Management
6 11 (5.16%) Mentoring
7 10 (4.69%) Service Delivery
7 10 (4.69%) Change Management
7 10 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.76%) Project Planning
8 8 (3.76%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.29%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.29%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (2.82%) Line Management
10 6 (2.82%) Business Analysis
10 6 (2.82%) Risk Management
10 6 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (2.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.02%) PowerShell
2 31 (14.55%) SQL
3 8 (3.76%) VB.NET
3 8 (3.76%) Perl
4 3 (1.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.94%) R
6 1 (0.47%) Java
6 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.47%) C#
6 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 40 (18.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (13.62%) MCSE
3 27 (12.68%) Degree
4 24 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (11.27%) MCITP
5 22 (10.33%) MCSA
6 20 (9.39%) CCNA
7 16 (7.51%) MCP
8 14 (6.57%) MCTS
9 9 (4.23%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.35%) HND
11 3 (1.41%) CCNP
11 3 (1.41%) MCDST
11 3 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.41%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.41%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.47%) MCT
12 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.47%) OCP
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 46 (21.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.68%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.57%) XenApp
4 10 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.82%) VMware Server
5 6 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (2.82%) Terminal Server
6 5 (2.35%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.88%) vSphere
7 4 (1.88%) XenServer
8 2 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.63%) Backup Exec
2 8 (3.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.88%) AirWatch
3 4 (1.88%) SCOM
4 3 (1.41%) SCCM
4 3 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.94%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 103 (48.36%) VMware
2 82 (38.50%) Microsoft
3 53 (24.88%) Citrix
4 38 (17.84%) Cisco
5 18 (8.45%) Dell
6 17 (7.98%) HP
7 16 (7.51%) NetApp
8 14 (6.57%) Juniper
9 13 (6.10%) Symantec
10 12 (5.63%) Oracle
11 10 (4.69%) Avaya
11 10 (4.69%) IBM
12 8 (3.76%) IronPort
13 6 (2.82%) BT
14 4 (1.88%) CommVault
15 3 (1.41%) EMC
15 3 (1.41%) Business Objects
15 3 (1.41%) Toshiba
15 3 (1.41%) Google
16 2 (0.94%) Aerohive Networks
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Car Allowance, Pension + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Widnes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Venturi
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
1 Green Place
Salary: Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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Widnes
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