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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 47 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +19
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 19 54 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.75% 10.67% 5.04%
As % of the System Software category 67.86% 88.52% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 17 53 25
Average salary £23,000 £28,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £19,200 £17,515
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -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
28 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.53% 12.06% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 60 44
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,650 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
Blackburn -2 10 £30,000 +42.85% 3
Preston -13 3 £22,000 -26.66% 4
Lancaster - 3 £18,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
5 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
5 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (39.02%) VMware
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (34.15%) Windows XP
9 13 (31.71%) Citrix
9 13 (31.71%) Firewall
10 12 (29.27%) MS Office
10 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (24.39%) HP
11 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
11 10 (24.39%) Cisco
12 9 (21.95%) SQL
12 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
12 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (19.51%) SAN
13 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
14 7 (17.07%) ITIL
14 7 (17.07%) Dell
14 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (17.07%) CCNA
14 7 (17.07%) XenApp
15 6 (14.63%) Wireless

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 12 (29.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.88%) Lync
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 6 (14.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (31.71%) Firewall
2 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
3 8 (19.51%) SAN
4 6 (14.63%) Wireless
5 5 (12.20%) NAS
6 4 (9.76%) VPN
6 4 (9.76%) VoIP
7 3 (7.32%) WAN
7 3 (7.32%) LAN
7 3 (7.32%) TETRA
8 1 (2.44%) VLAN
8 1 (2.44%) IPsec
8 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.44%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.44%) ADSL
8 1 (2.44%) DHCP
8 1 (2.44%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
1 9 (21.95%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) IT Support
5 4 (9.76%) Field Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) AS400
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) CCTV
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (48.78%) Windows 7
4 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (34.15%) Windows XP
7 8 (19.51%) Windows 8
8 3 (7.32%) AIX
8 3 (7.32%) Linux
9 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
6 1 (2.44%) Information Security
6 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Analytics
6 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (39.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) CCNA
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (14.63%) MCSE
4 5 (12.20%) MCSA
5 4 (9.76%) MCP
5 4 (9.76%) HND
6 3 (7.32%) A+ Certification
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
7 2 (4.88%) MCTS
7 2 (4.88%) MCITP
8 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.07%) XenApp
3 6 (14.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.20%) XenServer
5 4 (9.76%) vSphere
6 3 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.44%) vCloud
7 1 (2.44%) Terminal Services
7 1 (2.44%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
2 1 (2.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (39.02%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Citrix
4 10 (24.39%) HP
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) Dell
6 3 (7.32%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Avaya
7 2 (4.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Intel
8 1 (2.44%) AppSense
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
8 1 (2.44%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.44%) Draytek
8 1 (2.44%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.44%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
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