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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 41 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 10 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.42% 4.44% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 88.46% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 10
Median salary £35,000 £22,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.30% -1.11%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
20 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.84% 5.02% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 15
Median salary £35,000 £22,250 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.30% -23.93%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
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 26 September 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
Burnley - 2 - - 1
Chorley - 2 £32,500 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 25 (56.82%) VMware
3 18 (40.91%) Citrix
4 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
4 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
5 14 (31.82%) Cisco
5 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (29.55%) XenApp
7 11 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
8 9 (20.45%) WAN
8 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 8 (18.18%) ITIL
9 8 (18.18%) Windows NT
10 7 (15.91%) Firewall
10 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.91%) Banking
10 7 (15.91%) Retail
10 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.91%) LAN
10 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
10 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V

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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) Skype for Business
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) WAN
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
2 7 (15.91%) LAN
2 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) VLAN
3 5 (11.36%) VoIP
4 4 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 4 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.82%) DHCP
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
6 2 (4.55%) IMAP
6 2 (4.55%) Network Security
6 2 (4.55%) SMTP
6 2 (4.55%) SSL
6 2 (4.55%) Wireless
7 1 (2.27%) MPLS
7 1 (2.27%) VPN
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MSI
1 5 (11.36%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.91%) Banking
1 7 (15.91%) Retail
2 6 (13.64%) Manufacturing
3 5 (11.36%) Aerospace
4 3 (6.82%) Finance
5 2 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (15.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) Applications Packager
6 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Technician
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.36%) Life Science
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (4.55%) BYOD
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 7
3 14 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) Windows NT
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000
6 5 (11.36%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) Application Packaging
2 5 (11.36%) Software Delivery
2 5 (11.36%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.55%) Compliance Audit
4 2 (4.55%) CRM
4 2 (4.55%) ERP
4 2 (4.55%) Information Security
4 2 (4.55%) Information Security Management
4 2 (4.55%) ISMS
4 2 (4.55%) Logistics
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.55%) Project Management
4 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.55%) Security Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) VB
2 5 (11.36%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.64%) CCNA
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) CISA
5 2 (4.55%) CISM
5 2 (4.55%) CISSP
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (29.55%) XenApp
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) AppDNA
3 4 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 4 (9.09%) HP SIM
4 3 (6.82%) WSUS
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 25 (56.82%) VMware
3 18 (40.91%) Citrix
4 14 (31.82%) Cisco
5 5 (11.36%) AppSense
5 5 (11.36%) BMC
6 4 (9.09%) Avaya
6 4 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Juniper
6 4 (9.09%) Mitel
6 4 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.82%) Apple
8 2 (4.55%) arcserve
8 2 (4.55%) Epicor
8 2 (4.55%) IBM
8 2 (4.55%) Intel
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Sophos
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec
8 2 (4.55%) Veritas
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