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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 34 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 29 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.75% 14.65% 13.55%
As % of the System Software category 22.73% 65.91% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 29 25
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
22 44 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.09% 22.22% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) SCCM
5 11 (57.89%) SCOM
5 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
5 11 (57.89%) MSMQ
5 11 (57.89%) HP
5 11 (57.89%) Dell
5 11 (57.89%) EMC
6 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
7 9 (47.37%) EMC VNX
7 9 (47.37%) Dell Compellent
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
9 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
9 7 (36.84%) Symantec
9 7 (36.84%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 4 (21.05%) Citrix
11 4 (21.05%) MCSE
11 4 (21.05%) MS Office
11 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
12 3 (15.79%) MS Excel

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
2 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
3 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (42.11%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Technical Support
6 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (10.53%) ICT Support Officer
6 2 (10.53%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Data Centre
1 9 (47.37%) EMC VNX
2 4 (21.05%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (21.05%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCDST
4 1 (5.26%) MOS
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) SCCM
1 11 (57.89%) SCOM
2 7 (36.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Dell
3 11 (57.89%) EMC
3 11 (57.89%) HP
4 9 (47.37%) Dell Compellent
5 7 (36.84%) Symantec
6 4 (21.05%) Citrix
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco