The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 28 36
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 7 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 2.20% 4.48% 4.59%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 37.04% 30.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 15
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
Active Directory
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

System Software Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
14 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 4.40% 12.11% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 45
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £82,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Derby

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
7 10 (38.46%) MS Office
7 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 10 (38.46%) VMware
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (30.77%) SCCM
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (26.92%) SQL
9 7 (26.92%) Citrix
9 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
9 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
10 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
10 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
11 5 (19.23%) MCSE
11 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (19.23%) SCOM
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
12 4 (15.38%) DNS
12 4 (15.38%) Symantec
12 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (15.38%) Firewall

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derby 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (19.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (11.54%) Lync
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
7 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Office
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 4 (15.38%) DNS
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (11.54%) Unified Communications
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) VPN
3 3 (11.54%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) LAN
4 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 2 (7.69%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) LDAP
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) SCADA
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
5 6 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (3.85%) UNIX
9 1 (3.85%) Solaris
9 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (11.54%) Data Security
2 3 (11.54%) Time Management
2 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) DevOps
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) VB
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (19.23%) MCSE
3 4 (15.38%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (11.54%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (11.54%) CCEE
5 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.69%) CCA
5 2 (7.69%) CCIA
6 1 (3.85%) VCAP
6 1 (3.85%) CCAA
6 1 (3.85%) CCEA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.85%) CCIE
6 1 (3.85%) Degree
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (7.69%) UAG
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
5 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.85%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 5 (19.23%) SCOM
3 3 (11.54%) SCVMM
3 3 (11.54%) SCDPM
3 3 (11.54%) SCOrch
3 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 3 (11.54%) SCSM
4 2 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (7.69%) MOM
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (7.69%) DameWare
5 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.85%) Puppet
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
5 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) Remedy
6 2 (7.69%) Sophos
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 2 (7.69%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Lotus
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco