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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 6 2 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 17.24% 30.00% 5.66%
As % of the System Software category 58.82% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 3
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
17 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 29.31% 30.00% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 7
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Cumbria

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Cumbria

Active Directory
Job Locations in Cumbria

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Cumbria region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barrow-in-Furness - 8 £33,750 -
Millom - 1 £18,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cumbria

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
3 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
4 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
4 11 (52.38%) DHCP
4 11 (52.38%) DNS
5 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 8 (38.10%) Citrix
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) Firewall
7 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (33.33%) Replication
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
10 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
10 5 (23.81%) WAN
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) WSUS
10 5 (23.81%) Change Management
10 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (19.05%) Juniper
11 4 (19.05%) MPLS
11 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
11 4 (19.05%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (19.05%) LANDesk

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Cumbria by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 10 (47.62%) MS Exchange
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Lync
3 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DHCP
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 8 (38.10%) Firewall
4 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 4 (19.05%) SMTP
5 4 (19.05%) ADSL
5 4 (19.05%) ISDN
5 4 (19.05%) LAN
5 4 (19.05%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Wintel Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Replication
2 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Change Management
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
1 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (14.29%) MCSD
3 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 3 (14.29%) CCA
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCEA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Hyper-V
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) WSUS
2 4 (19.05%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Citrix
3 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) EMC
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
4 4 (19.05%) LANDesk
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 3 (14.29%) Lumension