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 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 27 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 15 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.55% 7.33% 6.82%
As % of the System Software category 83.33% 93.33% 69.23%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 9
Average salary £25,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £49,250 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
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
18 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.86% 7.85% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 13
Average salary £35,000 £22,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -44.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £45,000 £49,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (88.89%) ITIL
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 29 (80.56%) Windows
3 21 (58.33%) VMware
4 17 (47.22%) MS Office
5 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
8 11 (30.56%) SQL
9 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (16.67%) Service Management
12 6 (16.67%) SAN
12 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (16.67%) MOS
12 6 (16.67%) MCDST
13 5 (13.89%) Degree
13 5 (13.89%) SCCM
13 5 (13.89%) SCOM
13 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (13.89%) Symantec
13 5 (13.89%) VPN
14 4 (11.11%) MCP
14 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 4 (11.11%) MCSE
14 4 (11.11%) HP
14 4 (11.11%) EMC
14 4 (11.11%) NetBackup

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Lync
5 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Office
2 15 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (2.78%) IPsec
6 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 13 (36.11%) IT Support
3 12 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (33.33%) Service Analyst
4 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Support
6 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
6 6 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.56%) Support Team Leader
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) EMC VNX
2 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (80.56%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (8.33%) Security Management
4 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) MOS
2 6 (16.67%) MCDST
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 4 (11.11%) MCP
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
5 3 (8.33%) MCSA
6 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Server
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) VMware
3 5 (13.89%) Symantec
4 4 (11.11%) HP
4 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (5.56%) Dell
7 1 (2.78%) McAfee
7 1 (2.78%) Clearswift
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas
7 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.78%) F5
7 1 (2.78%) ScanSafe
7 1 (2.78%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco