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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 51 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +15
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 14 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.81% 8.98% 4.91%
As % of the System Software category 73.68% 87.93% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 46 24
Average salary £22,250 £24,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,100 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,900 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -5.79%
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
19 58 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.81% 10.21% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 53 36
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £20,400 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 7 £30,000 +42.85% 2
Preston -4 2 £22,000 -13.72% 4
Lancaster - 2 £18,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (89.19%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
3 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
5 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
6 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (37.84%) VMware
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (32.43%) Firewall
9 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
9 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (29.73%) Citrix
11 10 (27.03%) MS Office
12 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
12 9 (24.32%) Cisco
12 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
13 8 (21.62%) SAN
13 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
14 7 (18.92%) HP
14 7 (18.92%) SQL
14 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (16.22%) XenApp
15 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
15 6 (16.22%) Migration
15 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
15 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
15 6 (16.22%) CCNA

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.41%) Lync
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (27.03%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) Firewall
2 8 (21.62%) SAN
2 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) Wireless
4 5 (13.51%) NAS
5 4 (10.81%) VPN
6 3 (8.11%) VoIP
6 3 (8.11%) TETRA
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) ADSL
8 1 (2.70%) DHCP
8 1 (2.70%) DNS
8 1 (2.70%) SSL
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) IPsec
8 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Field Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Technician
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) CCTV
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
4 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
8 3 (8.11%) AIX
8 3 (8.11%) Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Change Management
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) Time Management
5 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Management
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNA
2 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) MCSA
4 3 (8.11%) A+ Certification
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
5 2 (5.41%) MCTS
5 2 (5.41%) MCITP
5 2 (5.41%) MCP
5 2 (5.41%) HND
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
2 6 (16.22%) XenApp
3 5 (13.51%) XenServer
4 4 (10.81%) vSphere
5 3 (8.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.70%) vCloud
6 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 11 (29.73%) Citrix
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) HP
6 5 (13.51%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) NetApp
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
9 1 (2.70%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) Sun
9 1 (2.70%) Veritas
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) McAfee
9 1 (2.70%) Wyse
9 1 (2.70%) AppSense
9 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.70%) Draytek
9 1 (2.70%) Veeam
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Carnforth
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £185.00 - £215.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago