The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 31 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 5 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 3.50% 5.95% 2.46%
As % of the System Software category 55.56% 41.67% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £25,000 £52,500 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.38% +135.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £34,350 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £52,500 £31,650
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
Cheshire

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

System Software Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.29% 14.29% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 7
Average salary £37,500 £34,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -25.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £34,300 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Knutsford

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) ITIL
3 12 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (73.33%) VPN
4 11 (73.33%) MCP
4 11 (73.33%) MCSE
4 11 (73.33%) Change Management
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
4 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
5 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (66.67%) Windows 8
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco
5 10 (66.67%) HP
5 10 (66.67%) Dell
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (60.00%) DHCP
6 9 (60.00%) CCNA
6 9 (60.00%) Juniper
6 9 (60.00%) SAN
6 9 (60.00%) IBM
6 9 (60.00%) DNS
6 9 (60.00%) ADSL
6 9 (60.00%) Office 365

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (73.33%) VPN
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) ADSL
3 9 (60.00%) VDSL
3 9 (60.00%) VLAN
3 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 9 (60.00%) NAS
4 3 (20.00%) Broadband
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Support Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) Change Management
2 11 (73.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) MCP
2 11 (73.33%) MCSE
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) CCNA
4 9 (60.00%) JNCIA
4 9 (60.00%) MCTS
4 9 (60.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) HP
2 10 (66.67%) Dell
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 9 (60.00%) Juniper
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Apple
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (6.67%) Sophos