The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 21 55
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +34
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 25 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.46% 8.96% 2.50%
As % of the System Software category 56.82% 91.49% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23 41 13
Average salary £25,500 £21,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.60% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £19,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £27,500 £29,300
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.61% 9.79% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 21
Average salary £32,500 £23,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.29% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £28,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Active Directory
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn -1 9 £21,500 -10.41%
Chorley -4 3 £26,250 +22.09%
Preston -8 3 £23,750 +10.46%
Blackpool -1 1 £27,500 +14.58% 2
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (58.49%) Windows
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
4 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (26.42%) MS Office
6 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
6 13 (24.53%) HP
6 13 (24.53%) Citrix
7 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
7 12 (22.64%) Firewall
8 11 (20.75%) SQL
9 10 (18.87%) DNS
9 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
9 10 (18.87%) LAN
9 10 (18.87%) WAN
10 9 (16.98%) DHCP
10 9 (16.98%) Cisco
10 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (16.98%) XenApp
11 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
11 8 (15.09%) ITIL
12 6 (11.32%) NetApp
12 6 (11.32%) VoIP
12 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.32%) IBM
12 6 (11.32%) WatchGuard
12 6 (11.32%) Veeam

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 10 (18.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.77%) IIS
5 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.89%) Lync
6 1 (1.89%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
1 12 (22.64%) Firewall
2 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 10 (18.87%) LAN
2 10 (18.87%) WAN
3 9 (16.98%) DHCP
4 6 (11.32%) VoIP
5 3 (5.66%) VLAN
5 3 (5.66%) Network Security
5 3 (5.66%) TETRA
5 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) SAN
6 2 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (3.77%) ADSL
6 2 (3.77%) VPN
6 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.89%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.89%) IPsec
7 1 (1.89%) SSL
7 1 (1.89%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) MS Access
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.77%) Automotive
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Support Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) IT Support
3 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
4 7 (13.21%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Network Support
7 3 (5.66%) Field Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Field Service Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Service Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.66%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.77%) Replication
3 1 (1.89%) iSeries
3 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.89%) AS400
3 1 (1.89%) Clustering
3 1 (1.89%) EPoS
3 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Windows
2 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows 7
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (15.09%) Windows XP
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.43%) Linux
7 3 (5.66%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (9.43%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (5.66%) Analytics
3 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
3 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.77%) Service Management
4 2 (3.77%) Time Management
4 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
4 2 (3.77%) Data Analytics
5 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.89%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (1.89%) Migration
5 1 (1.89%) Data Security
5 1 (1.89%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.89%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) CCNA
2 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (7.55%) MCSA
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 3 (5.66%) MCP
4 3 (5.66%) HND
5 2 (3.77%) A+ Certification
5 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) XenApp
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.43%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.66%) vSphere
6 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.77%) vCloud
7 1 (1.89%) XenServer
7 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.89%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
2 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (58.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (54.72%) VMware
3 13 (24.53%) HP
3 13 (24.53%) Citrix
4 9 (16.98%) Cisco
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) IBM
5 6 (11.32%) WatchGuard
5 6 (11.32%) Veeam
6 5 (9.43%) SolarWinds
6 5 (9.43%) Juniper
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) Intel
8 2 (3.77%) Avaya
8 2 (3.77%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.77%) Mitel
9 1 (1.89%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.89%) Acronis
9 1 (1.89%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.89%) Draytek
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Resourcing Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Quindell Plc - Metaskil
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £29338.80 per annum + Vehicle, benefits
Posted: 16 days ago