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

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 70 134 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.94% 7.76% 6.96%
As % of the System Software category 71.43% 74.44% 58.29%
Number of salaries quoted 62 109 96
Median salary £31,000 £27,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.81% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £18,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £34,180 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.98% +5.16%
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
98 180 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.71% 10.42% 11.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 144 163
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 July 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 July 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
Northwich +5 13 £22,000 -25.42% 1
Wilmslow +8 12 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Warrington -8 12 £43,750 +90.21% 1
Chester +7 10 £27,500 +5.60% 2
Crewe +7 6 £23,500 -37.33%
Runcorn -11 6 £35,000 +42.85%
Macclesfield -12 4 £27,500 +10.00% 3
Knutsford +17 2 £20,000 -41.17% 1
Winsford - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 136 (81.93%) Windows
2 85 (51.20%) Microsoft
3 75 (45.18%) MS Exchange
4 62 (37.35%) VMware
4 62 (37.35%) Windows Server
5 57 (34.34%) ITIL
6 54 (32.53%) Citrix
7 43 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (24.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (16.87%) Windows 7
12 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
13 26 (15.66%) MS Office
13 26 (15.66%) SCCM
14 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
14 25 (15.06%) SQL
14 25 (15.06%) Hyper-V
14 25 (15.06%) Office 365
14 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2013
15 24 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
15 24 (14.46%) MCSE
16 23 (13.86%) Cisco
16 23 (13.86%) MCITP
17 22 (13.25%) SLA
17 22 (13.25%) SAN
18 21 (12.65%) Finance
18 21 (12.65%) VPN
18 21 (12.65%) XenDesktop
19 18 (10.84%) 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 75 (45.18%) MS Exchange
2 41 (24.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (6.63%) IIS
5 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.81%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (16.27%) MS Excel
2 26 (15.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) FastStats
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.06%) Office 365
2 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.25%) SAN
2 21 (12.65%) VPN
3 18 (10.84%) DNS
3 18 (10.84%) Firewall
3 18 (10.84%) TCP/IP
4 16 (9.64%) DHCP
5 14 (8.43%) WAN
6 12 (7.23%) LAN
7 10 (6.02%) VoIP
8 8 (4.82%) NetScaler
8 8 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (4.22%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (4.22%) VLAN
9 7 (4.22%) Wireless
10 6 (3.61%) NAS
11 4 (2.41%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.20%) Internet
13 2 (1.20%) Intranet
14 1 (0.60%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
4 1 (0.60%) DocumentDB
4 1 (0.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Maven
1 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 21 (12.65%) Finance
2 13 (7.83%) Back Office
3 5 (3.01%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.01%) Marketing
3 5 (3.01%) Retail
3 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.41%) Publishing
5 1 (0.60%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) French Language
5 1 (0.60%) German Language
Job Titles
1 41 (24.70%) Analyst
2 34 (20.48%) IT Support
3 19 (11.45%) Support Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (9.64%) Service Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (9.64%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.04%) IT Technician
6 14 (8.43%) Support Technician
7 12 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (6.63%) Administrator
8 11 (6.63%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.02%) IT Support Technician
9 10 (6.02%) Service Desk Support
10 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (5.42%) IT Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Exchange Support
11 8 (4.82%) IT Support Analyst
11 8 (4.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.01%) .NET
1 5 (3.01%) Web Services
2 4 (2.41%) JSON
2 4 (2.41%) RESTful
3 3 (1.81%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.81%) Hibernate
3 3 (1.81%) HTML
3 3 (1.81%) JPA
3 3 (1.81%) Spring
4 2 (1.20%) CSS
4 2 (1.20%) Java EE
4 2 (1.20%) Middleware
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) Ajax
5 1 (0.60%) DOM
5 1 (0.60%) J2EE
5 1 (0.60%) jQuery
5 1 (0.60%) LAMP
5 1 (0.60%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.83%) Driving Licence
3 12 (7.23%) User Experience
4 11 (6.63%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.22%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.41%) Clustering
6 4 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.41%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.81%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.20%) EPoS
8 2 (1.20%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.20%) PMI
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.60%) CMDB
9 1 (0.60%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.60%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.60%) Life Science
9 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (81.93%) Windows
2 62 (37.35%) Windows Server
3 38 (22.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (16.87%) Windows 7
5 24 (14.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.24%) Linux
7 13 (7.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (6.63%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.82%) Unix
10 7 (4.22%) Mac OS X
10 7 (4.22%) Windows XP
11 6 (3.61%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.41%) Android
12 4 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.60%) Windows CE
14 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.34%) ITIL
2 16 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (9.64%) Service Management
3 15 (9.04%) ITSM
4 11 (6.63%) Business Continuity
5 10 (6.02%) Time Management
6 9 (5.42%) Software Engineering
7 7 (4.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.61%) Coaching
8 6 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (3.61%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.01%) Presales
10 4 (2.41%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (2.41%) CRM
10 4 (2.41%) MVC
10 4 (2.41%) Project Management
10 4 (2.41%) Server Virtualisation
11 3 (1.81%) E-Commerce
11 3 (1.81%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.06%) SQL
2 15 (9.04%) PowerShell
3 11 (6.63%) C#
4 6 (3.61%) C++
4 6 (3.61%) VC++
5 5 (3.01%) Java
6 4 (2.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.41%) Perl
6 4 (2.41%) Ruby
7 3 (1.81%) PHP
7 3 (1.81%) Python
8 2 (1.20%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VB
9 1 (0.60%) VBScript
9 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (20.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (14.46%) MCSE
3 23 (13.86%) MCITP
4 15 (9.04%) MCSA
5 9 (5.42%) MCP
6 8 (4.82%) Degree
6 8 (4.82%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.01%) CCA
7 5 (3.01%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (3.01%) MCDST
8 3 (1.81%) CCNA
8 3 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.81%) MCTS
9 2 (1.20%) HND
9 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.60%) CCIE
10 1 (0.60%) CCNP
10 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.25%) SLA
2 9 (5.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.81%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 43 (25.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.06%) Hyper-V
3 21 (12.65%) XenDesktop
4 15 (9.04%) XenApp
5 9 (5.42%) Terminal Services
6 5 (3.01%) vSphere
7 3 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.81%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (1.81%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.81%) VMware Server
7 3 (1.81%) XenServer
8 2 (1.20%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.60%) KVM
9 1 (0.60%) oVirt
9 1 (0.60%) Postfix
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (15.66%) SCCM
2 5 (3.01%) SCOM
3 3 (1.81%) MobiControl
4 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.20%) Nagios
4 2 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.20%) WSUS
5 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.60%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 85 (51.20%) Microsoft
2 62 (37.35%) VMware
3 54 (32.53%) Citrix
4 23 (13.86%) Cisco
5 13 (7.83%) AppSense
6 7 (4.22%) Apple
6 7 (4.22%) CheckPoint
7 6 (3.61%) LANDesk
8 5 (3.01%) NetApp
9 4 (2.41%) Brocade
9 4 (2.41%) Dell
9 4 (2.41%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.41%) Foundry
9 4 (2.41%) HP
9 4 (2.41%) Intel
9 4 (2.41%) QNAP
9 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.41%) Zoho
10 3 (1.81%) GFI Software
10 3 (1.81%) Samsung
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Altrincham, Stockport,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18,000 to £20,000 + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northwich
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Car, Certified Training, Overtime
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Generous bens
Posted: 16 days ago