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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 28 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 32 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.44% 5.73% 4.93%
As % of the System Software category 82.05% 50.00% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 20
Median salary £27,000 £33,500 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% +31.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £21,200 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £47,000 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
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
39 60 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.07% 11.45% 10.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 38
Median salary £29,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Active Directory as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn +22 13 £26,500 - 2
Chorley -6 12 £40,000 +5.26% 1
Preston +7 2 £28,250 +31.39% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 2 £24,000 -
Burnley -9 1 £21,500 -21.81%
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) VMware
3 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (33.87%) SQL
6 17 (27.42%) Cisco
6 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
7 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
7 15 (24.19%) Windows 7
7 15 (24.19%) Citrix
8 12 (19.35%) MS Office
9 11 (17.74%) DNS
9 11 (17.74%) Firewall
9 11 (17.74%) Finance
10 10 (16.13%) WAN
11 9 (14.52%) DHCP
11 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
11 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
11 9 (14.52%) XenApp
12 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 8 (12.90%) LAN
12 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.29%) SAN
13 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.68%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) DNS
1 11 (17.74%) Firewall
2 10 (16.13%) WAN
3 9 (14.52%) DHCP
4 8 (12.90%) LAN
5 7 (11.29%) SAN
5 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.06%) VPN
7 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
7 4 (6.45%) VoIP
8 3 (4.84%) Internet
9 2 (3.23%) Broadband
9 2 (3.23%) IMAP
9 2 (3.23%) MPLS
9 2 (3.23%) PBX
9 2 (3.23%) SMTP
10 1 (1.61%) DECT
10 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.61%) VLAN
10 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MSI
1 5 (8.06%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Support Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (14.52%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 9 (14.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.90%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) IT Manager
7 5 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Packager
7 5 (8.06%) IT Support
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Project Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.68%) Life Science
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.84%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
7 1 (1.61%) BYOD
7 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.61%) Health Informatics
7 1 (1.61%) Informatics
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) NHS
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (27.42%) Windows Server
4 15 (24.19%) Windows 7
5 9 (14.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) Windows 2000
6 6 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 5 (8.06%) Windows NT
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.23%) Mac OS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.61%) Solaris
11 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) Mentoring
2 6 (9.68%) Change Management
2 6 (9.68%) ITIL
2 6 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (9.68%) Software Deployment
3 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
3 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.06%) Software Delivery
4 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 4 (6.45%) Network Management
4 4 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.84%) ERP
5 3 (4.84%) High Availability
5 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security Management
5 3 (4.84%) Security Management
6 2 (3.23%) Migration
6 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (33.87%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) VB
2 5 (8.06%) VBScript
3 3 (4.84%) C#
4 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.61%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) MCP
3 4 (6.45%) CCNA
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.45%) MCSE
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.84%) MCSA
5 1 (1.61%) CISA
5 1 (1.61%) CISM
5 1 (1.61%) CISSP
5 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCITP
5 1 (1.61%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.52%) XenApp
4 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 5 (8.06%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (6.45%) VMware Server
7 3 (4.84%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) AppDNA
3 1 (1.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) VMware
2 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 17 (27.42%) Cisco
4 15 (24.19%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) AppSense
5 5 (8.06%) BMC
6 3 (4.84%) Dell
6 3 (4.84%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.84%) Veritas
7 2 (3.23%) BT
7 2 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (3.23%) Lotus
7 2 (3.23%) Sage
8 1 (1.61%) Apple
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle
8 1 (1.61%) Remedy
8 1 (1.61%) Wyse
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