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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 29 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 28 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.75% 4.79% 5.17%
As % of the System Software category 87.50% 50.00% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 22
Median salary £31,000 £24,375 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.17% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £18,350 £18,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,754 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +4.61%
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
32 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.71% 9.57% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 29 53 35
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Blackburn +22 9 £27,750 +24.71%
Chorley +3 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Preston +5 2 £32,500 +51.16% 1
Blackpool -2 2 £24,000 +29.72%
Burnley +2 1 £21,500 -28.33% 1
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 18 (33.33%) Citrix
4 17 (31.48%) Cisco
5 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
7 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
8 12 (22.22%) XenApp
8 12 (22.22%) MS Exchange
9 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
10 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 9 (16.67%) Firewall
11 9 (16.67%) WAN
11 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (14.81%) ITIL
12 8 (14.81%) Windows NT
13 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.96%) LAN
13 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
13 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
13 7 (12.96%) Banking
13 7 (12.96%) SCCM
14 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
14 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.41%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) Firewall
1 9 (16.67%) WAN
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 4 (7.41%) NetScaler
4 4 (7.41%) VLAN
5 3 (5.56%) DHCP
5 3 (5.56%) VoIP
6 2 (3.70%) IMAP
6 2 (3.70%) Network Security
6 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.70%) SMTP
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) DECT
7 1 (1.85%) MPLS
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MSI
1 5 (9.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (12.96%) Banking
1 7 (12.96%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.26%) Aerospace
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (20.37%) Support Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.26%) Applications Packager
7 5 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Project Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
9 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) IT Support
9 3 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.11%) Life Science
4 3 (5.56%) Clustering
4 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.56%) Replication
5 2 (3.70%) BYOD
5 2 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.85%) NHS
6 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (24.07%) Windows 7
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 8 (14.81%) Windows NT
7 6 (11.11%) Windows 2000
7 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.56%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.85%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.85%) Solaris
11 1 (1.85%) Unix
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
2 6 (11.11%) Software Deployment
3 5 (9.26%) Application Packaging
3 5 (9.26%) Software Delivery
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) High Availability
5 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security
6 2 (3.70%) Information Security Management
6 2 (3.70%) ISMS
6 2 (3.70%) IT Audit
6 2 (3.70%) Logistics
6 2 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) VB
2 5 (9.26%) VBScript
3 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) CCNA
2 5 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.26%) MCSE
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCP
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.70%) CISA
4 2 (3.70%) CISM
4 2 (3.70%) CISSP
4 2 (3.70%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (22.22%) XenApp
3 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (7.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) AppDNA
3 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 18 (33.33%) Citrix
3 17 (31.48%) Cisco
4 5 (9.26%) AppSense
4 5 (9.26%) BMC
5 4 (7.41%) Avaya
6 3 (5.56%) Apple
6 3 (5.56%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Juniper
6 3 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (3.70%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.70%) Intel
7 2 (3.70%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) arcserve
8 1 (1.85%) Mitel
8 1 (1.85%) Remedy
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + pension, maybe company car
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago