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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 20 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 31 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.91% 5.19% 7.22%
As % of the System Software category 75.61% 72.97% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 30
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £23,300 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £50,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
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
41 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.78% 7.12% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 36 54
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,200 £24,000 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +16 11 £32,500 +7.43% 1
Blackburn +21 8 £25,133 -45.65%
Chorley - 7 £33,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 2 £22,913 -
Blackpool +10 1 £20,500 -14.58% 1
Fleetwood - 1 £40,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 30 (49.18%) VMware
4 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
5 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (34.43%) MS Office
7 18 (29.51%) SQL
8 17 (27.87%) Cisco
9 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
10 12 (19.67%) Finance
10 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
11 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.03%) DHCP
11 11 (18.03%) DNS
11 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.03%) Citrix
11 11 (18.03%) Firewall
11 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
11 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (16.39%) VPN
13 9 (14.75%) SAN
13 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (14.75%) SCCM
14 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
14 8 (13.11%) Dell
14 8 (13.11%) WAN
15 7 (11.48%) LAN
15 7 (11.48%) C#
15 7 (11.48%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (18.03%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
4 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 21 (34.43%) MS Office
2 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) DHCP
1 11 (18.03%) DNS
1 11 (18.03%) Firewall
2 10 (16.39%) VPN
3 9 (14.75%) SAN
3 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (13.11%) WAN
5 7 (11.48%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) VoIP
7 3 (4.92%) Broadband
7 3 (4.92%) Internet
7 3 (4.92%) PBX
7 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.28%) MPLS
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security
9 1 (1.64%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) IT Support
3 9 (14.75%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.48%) IT Manager
4 7 (11.48%) Support Technician
5 6 (9.84%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Technician
6 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Field Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Field Service Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) LAMP
1 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) EqualLogic
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
2 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.64%) Health Informatics
3 1 (1.64%) Informatics
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
3 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 53 (86.89%) Windows
2 29 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.03%) Windows 7
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.20%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
6 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.92%) Linux
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) Debian
8 2 (3.28%) Unix
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
2 7 (11.48%) Change Management
2 7 (11.48%) Portfolio Management
3 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
4 4 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL
4 4 (6.56%) Network Management
4 4 (6.56%) Operations Management
4 4 (6.56%) Service Management
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.92%) Document Management
5 3 (4.92%) ERP
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security
5 3 (4.92%) Information Security Management
5 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.92%) Security Management
5 3 (4.92%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (4.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
2 7 (11.48%) C#
3 2 (3.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (6.56%) MCP
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
4 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (36.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (24.59%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
5 4 (6.56%) VMware Server
6 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 2 (3.28%) XenServer
7 1 (1.64%) Postfix
7 1 (1.64%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.64%) Varnish
7 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 30 (49.18%) VMware
3 17 (27.87%) Cisco
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 8 (13.11%) Dell
6 7 (11.48%) HP
7 5 (8.20%) Apple
7 5 (8.20%) SonicWALL
7 5 (8.20%) Wyse
8 3 (4.92%) BT
8 3 (4.92%) Lotus
8 3 (4.92%) Sage
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Adobe
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) NetApp
10 1 (1.64%) Spiceworks
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