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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 27 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 24 29 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.65% 6.30% 7.35%
As % of the System Software category 66.67% 67.44% 87.80%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 35
Average salary £35,750 £25,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.19% +10.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,700 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £32,500 £28,800
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%
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
36 43 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 8.47% 9.35% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 40
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -13 5 £36,500 +69.76% 4
Burnley - 3 £25,000 - 2
Chorley +4 2 £33,500 +11.66%
Ormskirk - 2 £29,500 -
Fleetwood -1 1 £25,000 +13.63%
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
3 35 (68.63%) MS Exchange
4 29 (56.86%) DNS
5 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (49.02%) DHCP
7 23 (45.10%) Office 365
8 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (41.18%) VMware
9 20 (39.22%) MS Office
9 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 19 (37.25%) Internet
11 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
12 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 17 (33.33%) Cisco
13 16 (31.37%) Windows XP
13 16 (31.37%) VoIP
14 15 (29.41%) SLA
14 15 (29.41%) DECT
14 15 (29.41%) MCSE
14 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
14 15 (29.41%) Firewall
14 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
14 15 (29.41%) Life Science
14 15 (29.41%) Software Deployment
14 15 (29.41%) Service Desk Management
14 15 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
15 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
15 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 35 (68.63%) MS Exchange
2 13 (25.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (15.69%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.84%) IIS
6 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.88%) Lync
7 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.96%) WordPress
8 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (45.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (56.86%) DNS
2 25 (49.02%) DHCP
3 19 (37.25%) Internet
4 17 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 16 (31.37%) VoIP
6 15 (29.41%) DECT
6 15 (29.41%) Firewall
7 12 (23.53%) iSCSI
7 12 (23.53%) NAS
7 12 (23.53%) Ethernet
8 11 (21.57%) LAN
8 11 (21.57%) WAN
9 5 (9.80%) SAN
10 3 (5.88%) VPN
10 3 (5.88%) MPLS
11 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.92%) PBX
12 1 (1.96%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.92%) Billing
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Support Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Operations Manager
4 6 (11.76%) IT Operations Manager
5 5 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Desktop Support
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Project Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Life Science
2 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (31.37%) Windows XP
5 13 (25.49%) Windows Vista
6 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.92%) UNIX
10 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Service Delivery
1 15 (29.41%) Software Deployment
1 15 (29.41%) Service Desk Management
1 15 (29.41%) Performance Monitoring
2 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 12 (23.53%) Resource Management
3 12 (23.53%) Performance Management
4 4 (7.84%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.96%) Time Management
7 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.96%) People Management
7 1 (1.96%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Service Management
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 5 (9.80%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.88%) VBScript
4 3 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (29.41%) MCSE
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) MCSA
5 2 (3.92%) MCITP
5 2 (3.92%) Degree
6 1 (1.96%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) vSphere
2 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.76%) XenApp
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) WMI
2 3 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 8 (15.69%) Citrix
6 6 (11.76%) Avaya
7 5 (9.80%) Sophos
7 5 (9.80%) WatchGuard
8 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) IBM
9 2 (3.92%) Juniper
9 2 (3.92%) McAfee
9 2 (3.92%) Nortel
9 2 (3.92%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.92%) Draytek
10 1 (1.96%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.96%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.96%) ScanSafe
10 1 (1.96%) Epicor
10 1 (1.96%) Dell
Burnley, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Radcliffe, Lancashire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Burnley
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago