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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 13 37 11
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 14 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 13.37% 3.64% 18.71%
As % of the System Software category 76.67% 46.67% 84.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 29
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £30,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,373
% change year-on-year
- -2.61%
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
30 30 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 17.44% 7.79% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
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
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 24 April 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) ITIL
3 41 (74.55%) Microsoft
4 33 (60.00%) VMware
5 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (49.09%) Symantec
6 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
7 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 21 (38.18%) SCCM
8 21 (38.18%) EMC
9 20 (36.36%) HP
9 20 (36.36%) NetBackup
9 20 (36.36%) SCOM
9 20 (36.36%) Lync
9 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (25.45%) Project Management
11 14 (25.45%) Dell
11 14 (25.45%) MSMQ
12 13 (23.64%) VPN
13 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 11 (20.00%) SAN
14 10 (18.18%) Citrix
15 9 (16.36%) Firewall
16 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
16 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
16 8 (14.55%) MS Office

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 27 (49.09%) MS Exchange
2 22 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (36.36%) Lync
4 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.64%) VPN
2 11 (20.00%) SAN
3 9 (16.36%) Firewall
4 7 (12.73%) IPsec
5 6 (10.91%) Network Security
6 3 (5.45%) DNS
6 3 (5.45%) VoIP
6 3 (5.45%) DHCP
7 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Analyst
2 22 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (29.09%) Technical Analyst
4 13 (23.64%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 11 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) IT Support
6 9 (16.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (16.36%) Service Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Network Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Technical Support
8 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Security Engineer
8 6 (10.91%) Network Security Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) IT Security Engineer
9 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Support Team Leader
10 3 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (49.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (25.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.45%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Project Management
3 8 (14.55%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (7.27%) Line Management
4 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.27%) Security Management
4 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.64%) Information Security
7 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.27%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) MOS
3 3 (5.45%) MCDST
3 3 (5.45%) MCSA
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) CISSP
5 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.27%) VMware Server
4 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) SCCM
2 20 (36.36%) SCOM
2 20 (36.36%) NetBackup
3 7 (12.73%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Microsoft
2 33 (60.00%) VMware
3 27 (49.09%) Symantec
4 21 (38.18%) EMC
5 20 (36.36%) HP
6 14 (25.45%) Dell
7 10 (18.18%) Citrix
8 7 (12.73%) McAfee
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco
8 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 7 (12.73%) ScanSafe
9 6 (10.91%) Clearswift
10 2 (3.64%) Sophos
10 2 (3.64%) Apple
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