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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Cheshire
Rank 34 19 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 64 116 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 6.19% 8.83% 7.17%
As % of the System Software category 53.78% 65.54% 49.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 100 106
Median salary £24,500 £27,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.25% -20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £18,900 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
119 177 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.51% 13.48% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 87 148 226
Median salary £32,250 £32,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.78% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Warrington +10 27 £25,000 +13.63% 3
Macclesfield +1 8 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Crewe -2 7 £20,750 -30.83%
Wilmslow -18 7 £32,000 +77.77%
Chester +1 4 £29,250 -6.40% 2
Congleton +1 3 £17,500 -20.45%
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Knutsford -9 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £34,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 125 (79.62%) Windows
2 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
3 80 (50.96%) Windows Server
4 76 (48.41%) VMware
5 56 (35.67%) MS Exchange
6 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 48 (30.57%) Hyper-V
7 46 (29.30%) Office 365
8 42 (26.75%) Windows 7
9 41 (26.11%) MS Office
10 39 (24.84%) MS Excel
11 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (22.29%) ITIL
13 33 (21.02%) SQL
14 31 (19.75%) Citrix
15 30 (19.11%) SQL Server
16 29 (18.47%) MCSE
16 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (16.56%) SLA
17 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
18 25 (15.92%) Cisco
18 25 (15.92%) MCSA
19 24 (15.29%) Windows 8
20 23 (14.65%) DNS
21 21 (13.38%) VoIP
21 21 (13.38%) Firewall
21 21 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
22 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2013
23 19 (12.10%) MCITP
24 18 (11.46%) vSphere

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 56 (35.67%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (12.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (7.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.82%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.18%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.64%) IIS
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 41 (26.11%) MS Office
2 39 (24.84%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Line 50
1 5 (3.18%) Sage X3
2 1 (0.64%) BPCS
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 46 (29.30%) Office 365
2 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (3.18%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.64%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.65%) DNS
2 21 (13.38%) Firewall
2 21 (13.38%) VoIP
3 17 (10.83%) SAN
4 15 (9.55%) DHCP
4 15 (9.55%) VPN
5 13 (8.28%) Skype
6 11 (7.01%) Remote Desktop
7 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
7 9 (5.73%) VLAN
8 6 (3.82%) MPLS
8 6 (3.82%) Wireless
9 5 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.18%) LAN
9 5 (3.18%) WAN
10 4 (2.55%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (1.91%) Internet
11 3 (1.91%) NAS
11 3 (1.91%) PABX
12 2 (1.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.82%) DocumentDB
4 5 (3.18%) Power BI
5 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.64%) Big Data
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (10.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.55%) Back Office
3 4 (2.55%) Marketing
4 3 (1.91%) Publishing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Automotive
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (17.83%) Analyst
2 27 (17.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (17.20%) Support Engineer
3 26 (16.56%) IT Support
4 24 (15.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (12.10%) IT Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (9.55%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (9.55%) Help Desk Support
8 14 (8.92%) First Line Help Desk Support
9 13 (8.28%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (8.28%) Support Analyst
10 12 (7.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) IT Technician
11 9 (5.73%) Server Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) Service Desk Engineer
11 9 (5.73%) Support Technician
12 8 (5.10%) IT Analyst
12 8 (5.10%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) .NET
2 7 (4.46%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.82%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.82%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (3.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (3.82%) CSS
3 6 (3.82%) CSS3
3 6 (3.82%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) Ionic Framework
3 6 (3.82%) Sass
3 6 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (2.55%) Entity Framework
4 4 (2.55%) HTML5
4 4 (2.55%) Web Services
5 2 (1.27%) LESS
6 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.64%) JPA
6 1 (0.64%) JSON
6 1 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.92%) iPad
3 6 (3.82%) iPhone
4 5 (3.18%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.55%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.55%) EMC VNX
5 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.91%) Clustering
6 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.91%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.91%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.27%) NHS
7 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Statistics
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 125 (79.62%) Windows
2 80 (50.96%) Windows Server
3 42 (26.75%) Windows 7
4 29 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (15.29%) Windows 8
7 17 (10.83%) Linux
8 15 (9.55%) Windows 10
9 14 (8.92%) Android
9 14 (8.92%) Apple iOS
10 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.64%) Unix
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.29%) ITIL
2 15 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.64%) Web Development
4 11 (7.01%) Process Improvement
5 8 (5.10%) Asset Management
5 8 (5.10%) Patch Management
6 7 (4.46%) Service Management
7 6 (3.82%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.82%) MVC
8 5 (3.18%) CRM
8 5 (3.18%) ERP
9 4 (2.55%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.55%) Direct Marketing
9 4 (2.55%) Information Management
9 4 (2.55%) Migration
9 4 (2.55%) Scrum
9 4 (2.55%) Security Patching
9 4 (2.55%) SOA
9 4 (2.55%) Time Management
9 4 (2.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.02%) SQL
2 12 (7.64%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.10%) C#
4 6 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) C
5 1 (0.64%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) PHP
5 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (24.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (18.47%) MCSE
3 25 (15.92%) MCSA
4 19 (12.10%) MCITP
5 10 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (2.55%) Degree
6 4 (2.55%) MCP
7 3 (1.91%) CCNA
7 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.64%) CCA
9 1 (0.64%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.64%) MCTS
9 1 (0.64%) NCDA
9 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 48 (30.57%) Hyper-V
1 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (11.46%) vSphere
3 12 (7.64%) Virtual Servers
4 10 (6.37%) XenApp
5 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 8 (5.10%) VMware Server
7 5 (3.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.27%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.64%) Firmware
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (10.19%) SCCM
2 10 (6.37%) SCOM
3 7 (4.46%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.46%) vRealize
4 5 (3.18%) PaperCut
5 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.91%) Puppet
6 2 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.27%) WSUS
7 1 (0.64%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.64%) Nagios
7 1 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (51.59%) Microsoft
2 76 (48.41%) VMware
3 31 (19.75%) Citrix
4 25 (15.92%) Cisco
5 12 (7.64%) Sage
6 8 (5.10%) Dell
7 6 (3.82%) EMC
7 6 (3.82%) HP
7 6 (3.82%) IBM
7 6 (3.82%) Palo Alto
8 5 (3.18%) Avaya
8 5 (3.18%) Oracle
8 5 (3.18%) Siemens
8 5 (3.18%) Symantec
9 4 (2.55%) Apple
9 4 (2.55%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (2.55%) SonicWALL
10 3 (1.91%) arcserve
10 3 (1.91%) EqualLogic
10 3 (1.91%) Nimble Storage
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