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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 35 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.49% 5.20% 9.13%
As % of the System Software category 59.18% 56.10% 93.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 43
Average salary £33,500 £25,500 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.37% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £30,000 £28,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
49 41 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.96% 9.28% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 46 35 45
Average salary £42,500 £32,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £21,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £38,500 £44,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 -1 5 £36,500 +87.17%
Chorley -2 5 £33,500 +27.61%
Burnley - 5 £25,000 -
Blackpool -8 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Preston +1 1 £42,500 +142.85%
Fleetwood - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
3 36 (67.92%) MS Exchange
4 29 (54.72%) DNS
5 26 (49.06%) Cisco
5 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (47.17%) VMware
7 23 (43.40%) DHCP
8 22 (41.51%) Firewall
9 21 (39.62%) Office 365
10 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
11 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
12 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (30.19%) HP
13 16 (30.19%) MS Office
14 15 (28.30%) SQL
15 14 (26.42%) ITIL
15 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
15 14 (26.42%) SLA
15 14 (26.42%) Internet
15 14 (26.42%) vSphere
16 13 (24.53%) Software Deployment
16 13 (24.53%) Service Desk Management
16 13 (24.53%) Performance Monitoring
16 13 (24.53%) DECT
16 13 (24.53%) VoIP
16 13 (24.53%) MCSE
16 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
16 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 36 (67.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (18.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (13.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) IIS
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.66%) Lync
7 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.89%) WordPress
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Office
2 10 (18.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (54.72%) DNS
2 23 (43.40%) DHCP
3 22 (41.51%) Firewall
4 17 (32.08%) TCP/IP
5 14 (26.42%) Internet
6 13 (24.53%) DECT
6 13 (24.53%) VoIP
7 12 (22.64%) SAN
8 11 (20.75%) LAN
8 11 (20.75%) NAS
9 9 (16.98%) Ethernet
9 9 (16.98%) iSCSI
10 8 (15.09%) WAN
11 5 (9.43%) VPN
12 4 (7.55%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (7.55%) MPLS
13 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (3.77%) Network Security
15 1 (1.89%) DSL
15 1 (1.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.74%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.75%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.55%) Back Office
4 3 (5.66%) Finance
5 2 (3.77%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (18.87%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Support Manager
5 6 (11.32%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Operations Manager
6 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Services Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Service Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Manager
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support Manager
8 3 (5.66%) IT Support
9 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Life Science
2 3 (5.66%) Thin Client
2 3 (5.66%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Windows
2 26 (49.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (26.42%) Windows XP
5 12 (22.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Vista
7 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.43%) Linux
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.77%) UNIX
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Software Deployment
2 13 (24.53%) Service Desk Management
2 13 (24.53%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (24.53%) Service Delivery
3 10 (18.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (16.98%) Performance Management
4 9 (16.98%) Resource Management
5 5 (9.43%) ERP
6 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
6 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.66%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.77%) Data Security
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.43%) VBScript
3 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (24.53%) MCSE
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) Degree
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) vSphere
2 11 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.55%) XenApp
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) WMI
2 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (7.55%) SCCM
3 3 (5.66%) SCOM
4 2 (3.77%) SCDPM
5 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.89%) ARCserve
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (49.06%) Cisco
3 25 (47.17%) VMware
4 16 (30.19%) HP
5 9 (16.98%) Citrix
6 7 (13.21%) Sophos
7 5 (9.43%) WatchGuard
8 4 (7.55%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.55%) McAfee
8 4 (7.55%) NetApp
8 4 (7.55%) Juniper
9 3 (5.66%) Avaya
9 3 (5.66%) Dell
9 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 1 (1.89%) Epicor
10 1 (1.89%) Veeam
10 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.89%) ScanSafe
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