The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 40 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 2 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.97% 8.33% 20.43%
As % of the System Software category 28.57% 63.64% 70.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 17
Average salary £22,500 £20,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Active Directory
North East

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

System Software Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
7 11 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 3.40% 13.10% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 25
Average salary £35,000 £22,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £31,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Durham

Active Directory
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) Meraki
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec
4 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) WSUS
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Android
4 1 (16.67%) VMware

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Apple
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec
2 1 (16.67%) VMware