The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 24 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.54% 4.84% 2.71%
As % of the System Software category 75.68% 41.38% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 12
Average salary £27,500 £25,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -6.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £17,000 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
Active Directory
North West

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

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 58 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.33% 11.69% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33 50 25
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Active Directory Salary Trend in Lancashire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -8 5 £23,000 -23.33% 1
Blackburn +1 2 £21,250 -15.84%
Blackpool -1 2 £30,000 +22.44% 1
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Lancaster +6 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 30 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (47.62%) DNS
7 18 (42.86%) DHCP
7 18 (42.86%) VMware
7 18 (42.86%) Office 365
8 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
8 17 (40.48%) MS Office
9 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
10 14 (33.33%) NAS
10 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
11 12 (28.57%) LAN
11 12 (28.57%) VoIP
11 12 (28.57%) WAN
11 12 (28.57%) Internet
12 11 (26.19%) Firewall
12 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.19%) MCSE
12 11 (26.19%) Windows Vista
12 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (23.81%) vSphere
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
13 10 (23.81%) SLA
13 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (23.81%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 30 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 17 (40.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.90%) Lync
6 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (40.48%) MS Office
2 16 (38.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 18 (42.86%) DHCP
3 14 (33.33%) NAS
4 12 (28.57%) Internet
4 12 (28.57%) LAN
4 12 (28.57%) VoIP
4 12 (28.57%) WAN
5 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
5 11 (26.19%) Firewall
6 9 (21.43%) iSCSI
6 9 (21.43%) DECT
6 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
7 6 (14.29%) SAN
8 5 (11.90%) VPN
9 3 (7.14%) PBX
9 3 (7.14%) Wireless
10 1 (2.38%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) MS Access
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
3 1 (2.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Support Manager
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Field Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Operations Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Life Science
2 3 (7.14%) iPhone
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) CCTV
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 41 (97.62%) Windows
2 26 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
3 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Vista
6 9 (21.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.90%) Linux
9 3 (7.14%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.76%) UNIX
10 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (21.43%) Resource Management
2 9 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Management
2 9 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 9 (21.43%) Service Desk Management
2 9 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (11.90%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.38%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.38%) Information Security
6 1 (2.38%) Service Management
6 1 (2.38%) CRM
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.38%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.05%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.19%) MCSE
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCTS
5 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (23.81%) vSphere
2 7 (16.67%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (11.90%) WMI
3 2 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) Citrix
4 9 (21.43%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Cisco
5 7 (16.67%) Avaya
6 5 (11.90%) Sophos
6 5 (11.90%) WatchGuard
7 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (7.14%) Nortel
8 2 (4.76%) Dell
8 2 (4.76%) Draytek
9 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.38%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.38%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.38%) Wyse
9 1 (2.38%) AppSense
9 1 (2.38%) IBM
9 1 (2.38%) Apple
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