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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 19 27 11
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 20 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 9.05% 6.40% 13.29%
As % of the System Software category 86.96% 76.19% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 17
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £48,750 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
23 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 10.41% 8.40% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 18
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 £40,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 7 July 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Halifax

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 7 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 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 37 (80.43%) ITIL
3 36 (78.26%) Windows
4 28 (60.87%) VMware
5 17 (36.96%) MS Office
5 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 15 (32.61%) Symantec
7 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
10 11 (23.91%) SQL
10 11 (23.91%) EMC
10 11 (23.91%) SAN
10 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (21.74%) Lync
11 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
11 10 (21.74%) SCCM
11 10 (21.74%) SCOM
11 10 (21.74%) NetBackup
11 10 (21.74%) HP
11 10 (21.74%) VPN
12 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
13 6 (13.04%) MOS
13 6 (13.04%) MCDST
13 6 (13.04%) EMC VNX
13 6 (13.04%) Service Management

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 16 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) SharePoint
3 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (21.74%) Lync
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Office
2 16 (34.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) SAN
2 10 (21.74%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) Firewall
4 5 (10.87%) IPsec
5 4 (8.70%) Network Security
5 4 (8.70%) VoIP
6 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (2.17%) DHCP
8 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.17%) Back Office
1 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) IT Support
3 11 (23.91%) Support Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Service Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Technical Support
6 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Support Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Security Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Network Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (8.70%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) EMC VNX
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Service Management
3 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (8.70%) Line Management
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 4 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) MOS
2 6 (13.04%) MCDST
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
4 4 (8.70%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.17%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) NetBackup
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
1 10 (21.74%) SCOM
2 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Symantec
4 11 (23.91%) EMC
5 10 (21.74%) HP
6 6 (13.04%) Citrix
7 5 (10.87%) McAfee
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
7 5 (10.87%) ScanSafe
8 4 (8.70%) Clearswift
8 4 (8.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Veritas
9 1 (2.17%) F5