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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 22 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 97 119 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.40% 6.95% 6.56%
As % of the System Software category 65.54% 69.19% 62.96%
Number of salaries quoted 93 81 91
Median salary £31,250 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.79% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,650 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
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
148 172 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 12.81% 10.04% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 125 127 128
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,900
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 6 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 6 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 +5 22 £31,000 +19.04% 2
Wilmslow +6 17 £36,000 +4.34%
Warrington +3 17 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Northwich +4 11 £28,000 -25.33% 3
Knutsford +9 7 £21,000 -37.77% 1
Macclesfield +5 4 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Runcorn -10 4 £37,500 +78.57% 1
Ellesmere Port - 4 £43,750 -
Nantwich +1 2 £24,000 -38.06%
Crewe 0 1 £23,500 -17.54% 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 189 (87.91%) Windows
2 122 (56.74%) Microsoft
3 108 (50.23%) MS Exchange
4 91 (42.33%) ITIL
5 86 (40.00%) VMware
6 79 (36.74%) Citrix
7 65 (30.23%) Windows Server
8 58 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 57 (26.51%) SCCM
10 56 (26.05%) Windows 7
11 55 (25.58%) Office 365
12 52 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (23.72%) Cisco
14 50 (23.26%) MS Excel
15 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
16 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
17 39 (18.14%) MS Office
18 38 (17.67%) SQL
18 38 (17.67%) DNS
18 38 (17.67%) TCP/IP
19 37 (17.21%) AppSense
19 37 (17.21%) Hyper-V
20 35 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
21 30 (13.95%) DHCP
21 30 (13.95%) Firewall
22 28 (13.02%) VPN
23 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
23 27 (12.56%) IIS
23 27 (12.56%) Disaster Recovery

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
1 108 (50.23%) MS Exchange
2 47 (21.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (12.56%) IIS
5 10 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.40%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) Apache
9 1 (0.47%) nginx
9 1 (0.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 50 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 39 (18.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) FastStats
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (25.58%) Office 365
2 4 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (17.67%) DNS
1 38 (17.67%) TCP/IP
2 30 (13.95%) DHCP
2 30 (13.95%) Firewall
3 28 (13.02%) VPN
4 26 (12.09%) SAN
5 24 (11.16%) LAN
6 20 (9.30%) WAN
7 13 (6.05%) NAS
8 12 (5.58%) VoIP
9 11 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (3.72%) VLAN
10 8 (3.72%) Wireless
11 5 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (2.33%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.86%) Internet
13 3 (1.40%) Broadband
13 3 (1.40%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (0.93%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 22 (10.23%) Finance
2 14 (6.51%) Back Office
3 11 (5.12%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.26%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.86%) Marketing
7 3 (1.40%) French Language
7 3 (1.40%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
9 1 (0.47%) Electronics
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (38.60%) Analyst
2 45 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 40 (18.60%) IT Support
4 27 (12.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (12.09%) Service Analyst
6 25 (11.63%) Support Engineer
7 23 (10.70%) Service Desk Analyst
8 20 (9.30%) IT Engineer
9 19 (8.84%) IT Analyst
10 18 (8.37%) Technical Analyst
11 17 (7.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 17 (7.91%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (7.91%) Senior Support Analyst
12 16 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 16 (7.44%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (6.98%) Technical Support
14 13 (6.05%) 1st Line Engineer
14 13 (6.05%) Technical Support Analyst
15 12 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.86%) .NET
2 3 (1.40%) RESTful
3 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
3 2 (0.93%) Java EE
3 2 (0.93%) JPA
3 2 (0.93%) JSON
3 2 (0.93%) Spring
4 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) HTML
4 1 (0.47%) LAMP
4 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
4 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.47%) WAP
4 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.05%) Driving Licence
3 8 (3.72%) User Experience
4 7 (3.26%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 4 (1.86%) Clustering
7 3 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.40%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.40%) iPad
7 3 (1.40%) Life Science
7 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.40%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.40%) Replication
8 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.93%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.93%) CMDB
8 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.93%) iPhone
8 2 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 189 (87.91%) Windows
2 65 (30.23%) Windows Server
3 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (26.05%) Windows 7
5 48 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.16%) Windows XP
7 23 (10.70%) Linux
8 20 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (8.37%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.65%) Unix
11 9 (4.19%) Android
11 9 (4.19%) Apple iOS
11 9 (4.19%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.26%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.47%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (42.33%) ITIL
2 27 (12.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (6.98%) Business Continuity
3 15 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (6.98%) Time Management
4 8 (3.72%) Configuration Management
4 8 (3.72%) Software Engineering
4 8 (3.72%) Software Licensing
5 7 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (3.26%) Presales
5 7 (3.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (2.79%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (2.79%) ITSM
6 6 (2.79%) Load Balancing
6 6 (2.79%) Project Management
7 5 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 4 (1.86%) Coaching
9 3 (1.40%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (1.40%) Project Planning
9 3 (1.40%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.67%) SQL
2 10 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.72%) C#
4 6 (2.79%) C++
4 6 (2.79%) VC++
5 5 (2.33%) Perl
6 4 (1.86%) Ruby
7 3 (1.40%) Python
8 2 (0.93%) Java
8 2 (0.93%) PHP
8 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (11.63%) MCP
3 22 (10.23%) CCNA
3 22 (10.23%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (8.84%) MCITP
4 19 (8.84%) MCSA
4 19 (8.84%) MCSE
5 18 (8.37%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (7.91%) MCDST
7 14 (6.51%) MCTS
8 5 (2.33%) Degree
8 5 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.93%) CCA
9 2 (0.93%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.93%) HNC
9 2 (0.93%) HND
10 1 (0.47%) CCIE
10 1 (0.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (11.16%) SLA
2 9 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.40%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.93%) QA
6 1 (0.47%) ISO22301
System Software
1 58 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (17.21%) Hyper-V
3 14 (6.51%) Terminal Services
4 13 (6.05%) XenDesktop
5 8 (3.72%) vSphere
6 7 (3.26%) XenApp
7 3 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.40%) XenServer
8 2 (0.93%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.93%) Postfix
9 1 (0.47%) KVM
9 1 (0.47%) oVirt
9 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (26.51%) SCCM
2 7 (3.26%) SCOM
3 3 (1.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.93%) WSUS
5 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.47%) MobiControl
5 1 (0.47%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 122 (56.74%) Microsoft
2 86 (40.00%) VMware
3 79 (36.74%) Citrix
4 51 (23.72%) Cisco
5 37 (17.21%) AppSense
6 14 (6.51%) NetApp
7 13 (6.05%) Apple
8 8 (3.72%) CheckPoint
8 8 (3.72%) Sophos
8 8 (3.72%) Symantec
9 6 (2.79%) Intel Security
10 5 (2.33%) Dell
10 5 (2.33%) LANDesk
11 4 (1.86%) Foundry
11 4 (1.86%) GFI Software
11 4 (1.86%) HP
11 4 (1.86%) Intel
11 4 (1.86%) QNAP
11 4 (1.86%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.86%) Zoho
Macclesfield, Cheshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + home working
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ARM Information Technology
Salary: Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + training, vendor certification
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Car/car allowance, Overtime
Posted: 16 days ago
Northwich
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Knutsford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Northwich
Networx Recruitment
Salary: Salary £26,000 - £30,000
Posted: 25 days ago