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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 42 23 43
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +20
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 22 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.14% 8.24% 4.85%
As % of the System Software category 64.71% 92.50% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 22
Median salary £24,250 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,250 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £33,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
34 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.39% 8.91% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 28
Median salary £26,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,800 £21,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,500 £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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
Chorley +8 13 £26,250 -20.45% 3
Preston -20 3 £21,500 -
Burnley - 3 £27,500 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £22,000 - 1
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 23 (60.53%) VMware
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
5 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
5 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
6 13 (34.21%) DNS
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco
8 9 (23.68%) WAN
8 9 (23.68%) LAN
8 9 (23.68%) SQL
8 9 (23.68%) ITIL
8 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
8 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
9 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (21.05%) DHCP
9 8 (21.05%) Citrix
10 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
10 7 (18.42%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) vSphere
10 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
11 6 (15.79%) MS Office
11 6 (15.79%) Degree
11 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (15.79%) Firewall
12 5 (13.16%) Clustering
12 5 (13.16%) Mitel

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 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) IIS
3 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) DNS
2 9 (23.68%) LAN
2 9 (23.68%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) DHCP
4 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
5 6 (15.79%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) VLAN
6 5 (13.16%) VoIP
7 4 (10.53%) Internet
7 4 (10.53%) IPv4
7 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (10.53%) Wireless
8 2 (5.26%) SSL
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.63%) Network Security
9 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.89%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.89%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Technician
5 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (23.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Replication
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.63%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 17 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (18.42%) Unix
5 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
6 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
7 4 (10.53%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Solaris
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) AIX
9 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (5.26%) Windows NT
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 4 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Management
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Logistics
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) Compliance Audit
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security
6 1 (2.63%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.63%) ISMS
6 1 (2.63%) IT Audit
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) C#
2 4 (10.53%) C++
2 4 (10.53%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MCSE
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) CISSP
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Hyper-V
2 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (18.42%) vSphere
4 4 (10.53%) vCloud
4 4 (10.53%) XenApp
5 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
1 4 (10.53%) HP SIM
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.26%) SCCM
3 2 (5.26%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 23 (60.53%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) Mitel
6 4 (10.53%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Juniper
6 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle
7 3 (7.89%) Veritas
8 2 (5.26%) Apple
8 2 (5.26%) arcserve
8 2 (5.26%) Dell
8 2 (5.26%) Epicor
8 2 (5.26%) IBM
8 2 (5.26%) Intel
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) RedGate
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £25k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Lytham St. Annes
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £17,000 to £25,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago