The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 33 17 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 4 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.16% 7.55% 1.94%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 57.14% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 4
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,400 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.65% 13.21% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 7
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -22.53%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) DHCP
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) MS Office
5 6 (33.33%) HP
5 6 (33.33%) EMC
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) SCOM
7 4 (22.22%) Lync
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
8 3 (16.67%) HPUX
9 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) SAN
9 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
9 2 (11.11%) Apple
9 2 (11.11%) Symantec
9 2 (11.11%) Sophos
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
9 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
9 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
9 2 (11.11%) Dell
9 2 (11.11%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 15 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Lync
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) DHCP
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Technical Support
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) HPUX
4 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 2 (11.11%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) HP
2 6 (33.33%) EMC
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Symantec
3 2 (11.11%) Sophos
3 2 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax
Networx Recruitment
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago