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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 41 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 24 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.79% 5.71% 3.80%
As % of the System Software category 77.42% 52.54% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 18 15
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £18,600 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,050 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,875
% change year-on-year
- -6.81%
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
31 59 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.19% 10.87% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 25
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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
Preston -7 6 £23,000 -
Blackburn +6 2 £21,250 -11.45%
Blackpool +2 2 £30,000 +22.44% 2
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Skelmersdale - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
2 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
3 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (44.44%) VMware
7 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
8 18 (40.00%) Windows XP
9 17 (37.78%) MS Office
10 16 (35.56%) DNS
11 15 (33.33%) Firewall
12 14 (31.11%) DHCP
12 14 (31.11%) Office 365
13 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
13 13 (28.89%) Citrix
14 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
15 11 (24.44%) LAN
15 11 (24.44%) WAN
15 11 (24.44%) NAS
15 11 (24.44%) vSphere
15 11 (24.44%) Windows 8
16 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
16 10 (22.22%) Cisco
16 10 (22.22%) MCSE
16 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (20.00%) Internet
17 9 (20.00%) HP

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 32 (71.11%) MS Exchange
2 21 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Lync
6 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Office
2 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) DNS
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) DHCP
4 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 11 (24.44%) LAN
5 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 11 (24.44%) NAS
6 9 (20.00%) Internet
6 9 (20.00%) VoIP
7 8 (17.78%) SAN
8 6 (13.33%) iSCSI
8 6 (13.33%) DECT
8 6 (13.33%) Ethernet
9 5 (11.11%) VPN
10 3 (6.67%) PBX
10 3 (6.67%) Wireless
11 1 (2.22%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) MS Access
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Support Manager
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Life Science
2 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) iPhone
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.22%) CCTV
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (42.22%) Windows 7
5 18 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 11 (24.44%) Windows 8
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (17.78%) Windows Vista
9 7 (15.56%) Linux
10 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
11 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
11 2 (4.44%) UNIX
11 2 (4.44%) AIX
12 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
2 6 (13.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Management
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Project Management
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSE
3 5 (11.11%) MCSA
4 4 (8.89%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 2 (4.44%) MCTS
6 2 (4.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) vSphere
2 9 (20.00%) XenApp
3 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.44%) XenServer
6 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) WMI
3 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (71.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (44.44%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Citrix
4 10 (22.22%) Cisco
5 9 (20.00%) HP
6 7 (15.56%) Avaya
7 5 (11.11%) NetApp
8 4 (8.89%) WatchGuard
8 4 (8.89%) Sophos
9 3 (6.67%) Dell
9 3 (6.67%) Nortel
10 2 (4.44%) Draytek
11 1 (2.22%) Apple
11 1 (2.22%) IBM
11 1 (2.22%) Wyse
11 1 (2.22%) AppSense
11 1 (2.22%) NETGEAR
11 1 (2.22%) ScanSafe
11 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
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Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £26000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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