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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 53 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 12 34 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.52% 6.18% 5.45%
As % of the System Software category 80.00% 70.83% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 25
Average salary £22,500 £23,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,100 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £41,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
15 48 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.15% 8.73% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 35
Average salary £22,500 £24,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,400 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £45,000 £38,500
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 21 October 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 October 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 +3 4 £19,000 -9.52% 1
Preston -6 2 £20,000 - 3
Burnley - 2 £40,000 -
Lancaster - 1 - -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
6 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
8 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 13 (36.11%) VMware
9 13 (36.11%) MS Office
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (30.56%) Firewall
11 11 (30.56%) Citrix
12 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
12 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 8 (22.22%) SAN
14 8 (22.22%) MCSE
14 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
14 8 (22.22%) NAS
15 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
16 6 (16.67%) VoIP
16 6 (16.67%) HP
16 6 (16.67%) SLA
16 6 (16.67%) Cisco
16 6 (16.67%) XenApp
16 6 (16.67%) Office 365
16 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.56%) Lync
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Office
2 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (22.22%) SAN
3 8 (22.22%) NAS
4 6 (16.67%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
5 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
6 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
6 3 (8.33%) DECT
7 1 (2.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) German Language
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Life Science
2 3 (8.33%) iPhone
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) CCTV
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (47.22%) Windows 7
3 17 (47.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (41.67%) Windows XP
5 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (11.11%) Linux
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 3 (8.33%) Mac OS
8 3 (8.33%) AIX
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) Migration
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 3 (8.33%) Resource Management
2 3 (8.33%) Time Management
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
2 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
2 3 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.33%) Software Deployment
2 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (8.33%) Change Management
2 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Project Management
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Information Security
4 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) MCSA
4 4 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
6 2 (5.56%) MCTS
6 2 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCP
7 1 (2.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) XenApp
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.11%) XenServer
3 4 (11.11%) vSphere
4 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) Xen
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Citrix
4 6 (16.67%) HP
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) NetApp
7 2 (5.56%) Avaya
8 1 (2.78%) McAfee
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) Apple
8 1 (2.78%) Wyse
8 1 (2.78%) Nortel
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Genesis IT & Telecommunications Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago