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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 76 135 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.04% 8.35% 6.50%
As % of the System Software category 67.26% 76.70% 61.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72 98 87
Median salary £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
113 176 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.46% 10.89% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 90 136 126
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Chester -2 16 £32,000 +22.88% 2
Wilmslow +8 15 £36,000 +4.34%
Northwich +4 15 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Warrington -12 11 £34,000 +13.33% 8
Knutsford +6 6 £20,000 -41.17% 1
Crewe +1 3 £23,500 -31.88%
Macclesfield +1 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Runcorn -14 3 £37,500 +56.25%
Ellesmere Port - 1 £22,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 177 (88.50%) Windows
2 116 (58.00%) Microsoft
3 95 (47.50%) MS Exchange
4 84 (42.00%) ITIL
5 78 (39.00%) VMware
6 69 (34.50%) Citrix
7 59 (29.50%) Windows Server
8 53 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 52 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (25.50%) Windows 7
11 49 (24.50%) Office 365
11 49 (24.50%) MS Excel
12 48 (24.00%) SCCM
13 47 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 46 (23.00%) Exchange Server 2010
15 43 (21.50%) Cisco
16 41 (20.50%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (20.00%) MS Office
18 36 (18.00%) SQL
19 33 (16.50%) DNS
19 33 (16.50%) Hyper-V
20 32 (16.00%) TCP/IP
21 31 (15.50%) AppSense
22 29 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2013
23 27 (13.50%) VPN
23 27 (13.50%) DHCP
24 26 (13.00%) SQL Server
24 26 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
25 24 (12.00%) SAN
25 24 (12.00%) IIS

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 95 (47.50%) MS Exchange
2 46 (23.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (14.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (12.00%) IIS
5 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.50%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.50%) Apache
8 1 (0.50%) nginx
8 1 (0.50%) Node.js
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (24.50%) MS Excel
2 40 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.00%) FastStats
2 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.50%) Office 365
2 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.50%) DNS
2 32 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 27 (13.50%) DHCP
3 27 (13.50%) VPN
4 24 (12.00%) SAN
5 23 (11.50%) Firewall
5 23 (11.50%) LAN
6 19 (9.50%) WAN
7 13 (6.50%) NAS
7 13 (6.50%) VoIP
8 11 (5.50%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (4.50%) VLAN
10 8 (4.00%) Wireless
11 4 (2.00%) Internet
11 4 (2.00%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.50%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.00%) Intranet
13 2 (1.00%) Skype
14 1 (0.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Maven
1 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 23 (11.50%) Finance
2 14 (7.00%) Back Office
3 11 (5.50%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.00%) Retail
6 5 (2.50%) Marketing
7 3 (1.50%) French Language
7 3 (1.50%) Publishing
8 1 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Electronics
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (36.00%) Analyst
2 39 (19.50%) IT Support
3 38 (19.00%) Support Analyst
4 23 (11.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 22 (11.00%) Service Analyst
6 21 (10.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (10.00%) Support Engineer
8 19 (9.50%) Technical Analyst
9 15 (7.50%) IT Analyst
9 15 (7.50%) IT Engineer
9 15 (7.50%) Technical Support
10 14 (7.00%) IT Support Engineer
10 14 (7.00%) Senior Analyst
10 14 (7.00%) Senior Support Analyst
11 13 (6.50%) 1st Line Engineer
11 13 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (6.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 13 (6.50%) Technical Support Analyst
12 12 (6.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) .NET
2 3 (1.50%) Java EE
2 3 (1.50%) JSON
2 3 (1.50%) RESTful
3 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (1.00%) HTML
3 2 (1.00%) JPA
3 2 (1.00%) Middleware
3 2 (1.00%) Spring
3 2 (1.00%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) Ajax
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
4 1 (0.50%) DOM
4 1 (0.50%) HTML5
4 1 (0.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) LAMP
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.50%) WAP
4 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.50%) User Experience
4 7 (3.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.50%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.00%) Clustering
7 3 (1.50%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.50%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.50%) iPad
7 3 (1.50%) Life Science
7 3 (1.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.50%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.00%) CMDB
8 2 (1.00%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.00%) EPoS
8 2 (1.00%) iPhone
8 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (88.50%) Windows
2 59 (29.50%) Windows Server
3 52 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (25.50%) Windows 7
5 41 (20.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (12.00%) Linux
7 19 (9.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (9.50%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 9 (4.50%) Android
9 9 (4.50%) Apple iOS
9 9 (4.50%) Unix
9 9 (4.50%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.50%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.50%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (42.00%) ITIL
2 26 (13.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (7.50%) Time Management
4 14 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (6.50%) Business Continuity
6 9 (4.50%) ITSM
7 8 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (4.00%) Software Licensing
8 7 (3.50%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (3.50%) Presales
8 7 (3.50%) Project Management
9 6 (3.00%) Coaching
9 6 (3.00%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (3.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (3.00%) Service Management
10 5 (2.50%) Server Virtualisation
11 4 (2.00%) Case Management
12 3 (1.50%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (1.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.00%) SQL
2 10 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.50%) C#
4 6 (3.00%) C++
4 6 (3.00%) VC++
5 5 (2.50%) Perl
6 4 (2.00%) Ruby
7 3 (1.50%) Java
7 3 (1.50%) PHP
7 3 (1.50%) Python
8 2 (1.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.50%) VB
9 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) VBScript
9 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (23.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (10.50%) MCP
3 19 (9.50%) MCITP
3 19 (9.50%) MCSA
3 19 (9.50%) MCSE
4 18 (9.00%) CCNA
4 18 (9.00%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (8.50%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (7.00%) MCDST
7 12 (6.00%) MCTS
8 7 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.50%) Degree
10 2 (1.00%) CCA
10 2 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.50%) CCIE
11 1 (0.50%) CCNP
11 1 (0.50%) HND
11 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.00%) SLA
2 9 (4.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.50%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 53 (26.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (16.50%) Hyper-V
3 16 (8.00%) XenDesktop
4 8 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.00%) vSphere
5 6 (3.00%) XenApp
6 3 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.50%) XenServer
7 2 (1.00%) Postfix
7 2 (1.00%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.50%) KVM
8 1 (0.50%) oVirt
8 1 (0.50%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 48 (24.00%) SCCM
2 7 (3.50%) SCOM
3 3 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.00%) Nagios
4 2 (1.00%) WSUS
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.50%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.50%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 116 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (39.00%) VMware
3 69 (34.50%) Citrix
4 43 (21.50%) Cisco
5 31 (15.50%) AppSense
6 11 (5.50%) NetApp
7 9 (4.50%) Apple
8 7 (3.50%) CheckPoint
9 6 (3.00%) LANDesk
10 5 (2.50%) Dell
11 4 (2.00%) Brocade
11 4 (2.00%) Foundry
11 4 (2.00%) HP
11 4 (2.00%) Intel
11 4 (2.00%) Intel Security
11 4 (2.00%) QNAP
11 4 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 4 (2.00%) Sophos
11 4 (2.00%) Symantec
11 4 (2.00%) Zoho
Middlewich, Cheshire
Acuro (MaxAd Ltd)
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum £35,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + various benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Private Healthcare, Life Insurance,
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car/car allowance, Overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Chester
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car, Certified Training, Overtime
Posted: 17 days ago