The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 12 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 1 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 2.56% 27.66% 30.95%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 65.00% 81.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 12
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +15.51%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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 Cumbria region.

System Software Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 17.95% 42.55% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 15
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.68%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cumbria region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Cumbria

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cumbria region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Cumbria

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cumbria region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (57.14%) Lync
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) MCSD
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Solaris
4 4 (57.14%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cumbria region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Lync
2 4 (57.14%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Technical Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architect
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Solaris
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) MCSD
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) Draytek
5 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (14.29%) Veeam