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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 3 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 2.94% 4.72% 12.99%
As % of the System Software category 42.86% 45.45% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £16,500 £20,500 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.51% -3.52%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.86% 10.38% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £25,250 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.30% +44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £20,050 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £42,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apple
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) Lync
5 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Sage
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) IIS
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec