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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 67 133 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.03% 7.75% 6.91%
As % of the System Software category 72.83% 75.57% 57.35%
Number of salaries quoted 60 102 96
Median salary £32,000 £27,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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
92 176 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.65% 10.26% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 73 141 158
Median salary £36,000 £34,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +2 12 £28,000 -5.08% 1
Chester +2 11 £31,000 +19.04% 1
Wilmslow +9 10 £36,000 -4.00%
Warrington -4 10 £43,750 +25.00% 5
Crewe +13 6 £23,500 -37.33%
Knutsford +18 5 £20,500 -39.70%
Runcorn -10 5 £37,500 +56.25%
Macclesfield -4 3 £28,000 +12.00% 1
Winsford - 1 £30,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 156 (86.67%) Windows
2 101 (56.11%) Microsoft
3 86 (47.78%) MS Exchange
4 74 (41.11%) ITIL
5 72 (40.00%) VMware
6 65 (36.11%) Citrix
7 57 (31.67%) Windows Server
8 51 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 43 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (22.78%) Windows 7
13 38 (21.11%) SCCM
14 37 (20.56%) MS Excel
15 36 (20.00%) Office 365
16 35 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 35 (19.44%) Cisco
17 33 (18.33%) MS Office
18 28 (15.56%) DNS
19 27 (15.00%) TCP/IP
19 27 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
19 27 (15.00%) Hyper-V
20 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
21 25 (13.89%) SQL
21 25 (13.89%) SLA
22 24 (13.33%) SAN
23 23 (12.78%) MCSE
23 23 (12.78%) MCITP
23 23 (12.78%) AppSense
24 22 (12.22%) Finance

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 86 (47.78%) MS Exchange
2 43 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (8.89%) IIS
5 8 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.67%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.56%) Apache
8 1 (0.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (20.56%) MS Excel
2 33 (18.33%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) FastStats
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (20.00%) Office 365
2 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) DNS
2 27 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 24 (13.33%) SAN
4 22 (12.22%) DHCP
5 21 (11.67%) VPN
6 19 (10.56%) Firewall
6 19 (10.56%) LAN
7 17 (9.44%) WAN
8 12 (6.67%) VoIP
9 10 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (4.44%) NAS
10 8 (4.44%) VLAN
11 7 (3.89%) NetScaler
11 7 (3.89%) Wireless
12 4 (2.22%) IP Telephony
13 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.67%) Internet
14 2 (1.11%) Intranet
15 1 (0.56%) BGP
15 1 (0.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Maven
1 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 22 (12.22%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Back Office
3 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.78%) Marketing
4 5 (2.78%) Retail
5 2 (1.11%) French Language
5 2 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (0.56%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) German Language
6 1 (0.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (29.44%) Analyst
2 37 (20.56%) IT Support
3 27 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 20 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.44%) Support Engineer
6 16 (8.89%) Service Analyst
6 16 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (7.78%) IT Technician
8 12 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 12 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
9 11 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.11%) IT Engineer
9 11 (6.11%) Support Technician
10 10 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) Administrator
10 10 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
11 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.78%) Web Services
3 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.11%) HTML
3 2 (1.11%) Java EE
3 2 (1.11%) JSON
3 2 (1.11%) Middleware
3 2 (1.11%) RESTful
4 1 (0.56%) Ajax
4 1 (0.56%) CSS
4 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.56%) HTML5
4 1 (0.56%) JPA
4 1 (0.56%) jQuery
4 1 (0.56%) LAMP
4 1 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.56%) Node.js
4 1 (0.56%) REST
4 1 (0.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (0.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.22%) Driving Licence
3 12 (6.67%) User Experience
4 10 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.78%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.67%) Clustering
6 3 (1.67%) Life Science
6 3 (1.67%) Replication
7 2 (1.11%) CMDB
7 2 (1.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.11%) EPoS
7 2 (1.11%) EqualLogic
7 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.11%) PMI
7 2 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 156 (86.67%) Windows
2 57 (31.67%) Windows Server
3 47 (26.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (22.78%) Windows 7
5 35 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.11%) Linux
7 19 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (7.78%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.56%) Windows 10
10 7 (3.89%) Mac OS X
10 7 (3.89%) Unix
10 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
11 6 (3.33%) Android
12 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
13 4 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.11%) ITIL
2 19 (10.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (7.22%) Time Management
4 12 (6.67%) ITSM
5 11 (6.11%) Service Management
6 10 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 10 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (3.89%) Software Engineering
8 6 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (3.33%) Coaching
8 6 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (3.33%) Project Management
9 5 (2.78%) CRM
9 5 (2.78%) Presales
10 4 (2.22%) Configuration Management
10 4 (2.22%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (2.22%) Software Licensing
11 3 (1.67%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (1.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.89%) SQL
2 13 (7.22%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.56%) C#
4 6 (3.33%) C++
4 6 (3.33%) VC++
5 5 (2.78%) Perl
6 4 (2.22%) Ruby
7 3 (1.67%) Java
7 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.67%) PHP
7 3 (1.67%) Python
8 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.56%) VB
9 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.56%) VBScript
9 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.78%) MCITP
2 23 (12.78%) MCSE
3 16 (8.89%) MCSA
4 15 (8.33%) MCP
5 13 (7.22%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (6.67%) CCNA
6 12 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.56%) MCDST
8 8 (4.44%) MCTS
8 8 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (3.33%) Degree
10 4 (2.22%) CCA
10 4 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.11%) HND
11 2 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.56%) CCIE
12 1 (0.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.89%) SLA
2 9 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (3.33%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.67%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 51 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (15.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (6.11%) Terminal Services
5 10 (5.56%) XenApp
6 6 (3.33%) vSphere
7 4 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.67%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.67%) XenServer
9 2 (1.11%) Postfix
9 2 (1.11%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.56%) KVM
10 1 (0.56%) oVirt
10 1 (0.56%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.56%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (21.11%) SCCM
2 7 (3.89%) SCOM
3 3 (1.67%) MobiControl
3 3 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.11%) WSUS
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.56%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.56%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 101 (56.11%) Microsoft
2 72 (40.00%) VMware
3 65 (36.11%) Citrix
4 35 (19.44%) Cisco
5 23 (12.78%) AppSense
6 7 (3.89%) Apple
6 7 (3.89%) CheckPoint
6 7 (3.89%) NetApp
7 6 (3.33%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.22%) Brocade
8 4 (2.22%) Foundry
8 4 (2.22%) HP
8 4 (2.22%) Intel
8 4 (2.22%) Intel Security
8 4 (2.22%) QNAP
8 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.22%) Zoho
9 3 (1.67%) Dell
9 3 (1.67%) EMC
9 3 (1.67%) GFI Software
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