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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 36 27 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 26 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.10% 7.01% 3.82%
As % of the System Software category 70.27% 44.93% 62.07%
Number of salaries quoted 26 28 18
Average salary £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £30,000
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 69 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.25% 15.61% 6.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 66 28
Average salary £35,500 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.93% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
Ormskirk - 3 £29,000 -
Preston +1 2 £23,000 -23.33%
Blackpool -7 1 £24,000 -17.94%
Blackburn -20 1 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Burnley - 1 £25,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
3 29 (70.73%) MS Exchange
4 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (56.10%) DNS
6 20 (48.78%) DHCP
6 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (46.34%) Office 365
7 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (43.90%) Windows XP
8 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
8 18 (43.90%) VMware
9 16 (39.02%) MS Office
10 14 (34.15%) VoIP
10 14 (34.15%) Internet
11 13 (31.71%) Windows Vista
11 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (31.71%) vSphere
12 12 (29.27%) NAS
12 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
12 12 (29.27%) WAN
12 12 (29.27%) LAN
12 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
13 11 (26.83%) MCSE
13 11 (26.83%) DECT
13 11 (26.83%) Ethernet
13 11 (26.83%) SLA
13 11 (26.83%) Cisco
13 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 29 (70.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (14.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.32%) IIS
5 3 (7.32%) Lync
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (43.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (39.02%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (56.10%) DNS
2 20 (48.78%) DHCP
3 14 (34.15%) VoIP
3 14 (34.15%) Internet
4 12 (29.27%) NAS
4 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
4 12 (29.27%) WAN
4 12 (29.27%) LAN
5 11 (26.83%) DECT
5 11 (26.83%) Ethernet
5 11 (26.83%) iSCSI
6 9 (21.95%) Firewall
7 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) SAN
8 3 (7.32%) MPLS
8 3 (7.32%) PBX
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.44%) Wireless
9 1 (2.44%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) MS Access
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (26.83%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (19.51%) Support Manager
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Operations Manager
5 4 (9.76%) IT Operations Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.88%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Life Science
2 3 (7.32%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
2 3 (7.32%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Windows
2 26 (63.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (43.90%) Windows XP
5 13 (31.71%) Windows Vista
6 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
7 6 (14.63%) Windows 8
8 5 (12.20%) Linux
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (7.32%) Mac OS
10 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
10 2 (4.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.83%) Service Delivery
2 11 (26.83%) Resource Management
2 11 (26.83%) Performance Management
2 11 (26.83%) Software Deployment
2 11 (26.83%) Service Desk Management
2 11 (26.83%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (21.95%) ITIL
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.44%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security
5 1 (2.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) VBScript
3 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.88%) CCNA
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) vSphere
2 6 (14.63%) XenApp
2 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) WMI
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (85.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (43.90%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 8 (19.51%) HP
5 7 (17.07%) Citrix
5 7 (17.07%) Avaya
6 5 (12.20%) WatchGuard
6 5 (12.20%) Sophos
7 3 (7.32%) Nortel
7 3 (7.32%) NetApp
8 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 2 (4.88%) Draytek
9 1 (2.44%) NETGEAR
9 1 (2.44%) AppSense
9 1 (2.44%) Dell
9 1 (2.44%) ScanSafe
9 1 (2.44%) MobileIron
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