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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 22 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 27 29 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.99% 8.22% 4.09%
As % of the System Software category 81.82% 76.32% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 20
Median salary £23,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £34,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
33 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.32% 10.76% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30 37 28
Median salary £25,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £47,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Chorley +7 11 £25,000 -24.24% 2
Blackburn +2 5 £17,000 -32.71% 1
Blackpool -3 4 £22,500 +9.75%
Preston -18 2 £22,750 -30.00% 2
Burnley - 1 £35,000 -
Lancaster - 1 £23,500 -
Lytham St Annes - 1 £22,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) Windows
4 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
5 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
6 16 (34.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.91%) Unix
7 15 (31.91%) WAN
7 15 (31.91%) Firewall
8 13 (27.66%) LAN
8 13 (27.66%) DNS
9 12 (25.53%) Cisco
9 12 (25.53%) SQL
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle
10 11 (23.40%) Solaris
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
10 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (21.28%) MS Office
11 10 (21.28%) ITIL
11 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
12 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
12 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
12 9 (19.15%) vSphere
13 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
13 7 (14.89%) Degree
13 7 (14.89%) Clustering
13 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (12.77%) DHCP

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 10 (21.28%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
1 15 (31.91%) WAN
2 13 (27.66%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) LAN
3 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
5 5 (10.64%) Internet
6 4 (8.51%) IPv4
7 3 (6.38%) Wireless
8 2 (4.26%) FTP
8 2 (4.26%) HTTP
8 2 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 2 (4.26%) SMTP
8 2 (4.26%) VoIP
8 2 (4.26%) VPN
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.13%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database
2 11 (23.40%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Advertising
2 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 19 (40.43%) Support Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) IT Analyst
3 15 (31.91%) IT Support
3 15 (31.91%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.26%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.89%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) EPoS
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
6 2 (4.26%) iPad
6 2 (4.26%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 15 (31.91%) Unix
4 11 (23.40%) Solaris
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (10.64%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.26%) AIX
10 1 (2.13%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.38%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
5 2 (4.26%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Validation
6 1 (2.13%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
2 4 (8.51%) C#
2 4 (8.51%) C++
2 4 (8.51%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) MCSE
5 2 (4.26%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.26%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.15%) vSphere
3 4 (8.51%) vCloud
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.26%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (61.70%) VMware
3 12 (25.53%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) Oracle
5 5 (10.64%) Veritas
6 4 (8.51%) Avaya
7 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 3 (6.38%) Dell
8 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.26%) Lotus
9 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.13%) Mitel
9 1 (2.13%) Panasonic
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Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Fantastic company
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Sanderson
Salary: £18000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £32k DOE + benefits
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Chorley
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Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum
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