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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Active Directory
North West / Lancashire
Rank 29 20 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 29 33 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.00% 9.40% 5.31%
As % of the System Software category 70.73% 80.49% 70.27%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 25
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £19,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -

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 41 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.49% 11.68% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 32 38 34
Median salary £25,000 £33,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.24% +11.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £49,700 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +5 14 £25,000 -24.24% 2
Preston -15 4 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Blackburn -6 3 £18,000 -24.21% 1
Burnley - 3 £27,500 - 1
Lancaster +1 1 £23,500 -21.66%
Lytham St Annes - 1 £22,000 - 1
Blackpool - 1 £22,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 27 (65.85%) Windows
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
4 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
5 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
6 14 (34.15%) WAN
7 13 (31.71%) SQL
7 13 (31.71%) DNS
7 13 (31.71%) Unix
7 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (31.71%) Firewall
8 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
8 12 (29.27%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) Cisco
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
11 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (21.95%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) Solaris
11 9 (21.95%) MS Office
12 8 (19.51%) vSphere
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 7 (17.07%) DHCP
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (14.63%) Windows 7

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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Office
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (34.15%) WAN
2 13 (31.71%) DNS
2 13 (31.71%) Firewall
3 12 (29.27%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
5 7 (17.07%) DHCP
6 5 (12.20%) VoIP
7 4 (9.76%) Internet
7 4 (9.76%) IPv4
8 3 (7.32%) Wireless
9 2 (4.88%) FTP
9 2 (4.88%) HTTP
9 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (4.88%) Network Security
9 2 (4.88%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (4.88%) SMTP
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) VPN
10 1 (2.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Support Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) IT Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) IT Support
3 10 (24.39%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 6 (14.63%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 2 (4.88%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) PKI
4 1 (2.44%) EPoS
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server
3 13 (31.71%) Unix
4 9 (21.95%) Solaris
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
8 4 (9.76%) Linux
9 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.88%) AIX
11 1 (2.44%) Android
11 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 3 (7.32%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 2 (4.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (4.88%) ERP
4 2 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (4.88%) Test Automation
4 2 (4.88%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Validation
5 1 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.44%) CRM
5 1 (2.44%) Data Security
5 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.44%) Migration
5 1 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
2 4 (9.76%) C#
2 4 (9.76%) C++
2 4 (9.76%) Java
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) MCSE
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) CCNA
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.88%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (39.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (19.51%) vSphere
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.76%) vCloud
5 2 (4.88%) ISA Server
5 2 (4.88%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
3 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.44%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.44%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) Oracle
5 4 (9.76%) Mitel
5 4 (9.76%) Veritas
6 3 (7.32%) Citrix
6 3 (7.32%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) AVG
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Epicor
7 2 (4.88%) GFI Software
7 2 (4.88%) Lotus
7 2 (4.88%) RedGate
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) arcserve
8 1 (2.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Juniper
8 1 (2.44%) Sophos
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Lancashire
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Posted: 18 days ago
Blackburn
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago