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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 35 33 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 30 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.85% 5.05% 9.05%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 51.22% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 41
Average salary £33,500 £25,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.37% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,250 £19,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £33,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average 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
60 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.70% 9.86% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 38 45
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £22,500 £19,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 May 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 May 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
Chorley -2 8 £38,000 +40.74%
Blackpool -6 4 £18,500 -2.63%
Burnley - 4 £27,500 -
Preston -2 3 £21,500 -33.84% 1
Blackburn -5 3 £26,500 +23.25%
Fleetwood - 1 £25,000 -
Active Directory
North West

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
3 31 (60.78%) MS Exchange
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (45.10%) VMware
6 22 (43.14%) Firewall
6 22 (43.14%) Cisco
7 21 (41.18%) DNS
8 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
9 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (33.33%) SAN
10 17 (33.33%) Windows XP
11 16 (31.37%) MS Office
12 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (27.45%) MCSE
14 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
14 13 (25.49%) ITIL
14 13 (25.49%) DHCP
14 13 (25.49%) HP
14 13 (25.49%) Office 365
15 12 (23.53%) NAS
15 12 (23.53%) SLA
15 12 (23.53%) Internet
15 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
16 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
16 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
16 11 (21.57%) Life Science
16 11 (21.57%) Citrix

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (60.78%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.84%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.96%) WordPress
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (31.37%) MS Office
2 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) DNS
3 19 (37.25%) TCP/IP
4 17 (33.33%) SAN
5 13 (25.49%) DHCP
6 12 (23.53%) Internet
6 12 (23.53%) NAS
7 11 (21.57%) VPN
7 11 (21.57%) DECT
7 11 (21.57%) VoIP
8 7 (13.73%) Ethernet
8 7 (13.73%) iSCSI
9 5 (9.80%) Network Security
9 5 (9.80%) LAN
10 4 (7.84%) MPLS
10 4 (7.84%) Wireless
10 4 (7.84%) WAN
10 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (7.84%) 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 12 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 11 (21.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.84%) Back Office
4 3 (5.88%) Finance
5 2 (3.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Support Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (15.69%) Support Manager
4 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Operations Manager
5 6 (11.76%) Operations Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.80%) IT Support
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Manager
7 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Technical Services Manager
7 4 (7.84%) Project Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Service Manager
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
9 2 (3.92%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Life Science
2 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Statistics
5 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 49 (96.08%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Vista
7 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 5 (9.80%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.84%) Linux
10 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
2 11 (21.57%) Software Deployment
2 11 (21.57%) Service Desk Management
2 11 (21.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (13.73%) Resource Management
4 7 (13.73%) Performance Management
5 6 (11.76%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.80%) Data Security
6 5 (9.80%) ERP
7 4 (7.84%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 4 (7.84%) Software Licensing
8 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) BCP
9 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) VBScript
3 4 (7.84%) VBA
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (27.45%) MCSE
3 6 (11.76%) MCITP
4 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 4 (7.84%) MCP
4 4 (7.84%) MCTS
5 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) MCSA
7 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (19.61%) vSphere
3 8 (15.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (11.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.88%) XenApp
6 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.92%) SCDPM
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (74.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (45.10%) VMware
3 22 (43.14%) Cisco
4 13 (25.49%) HP
5 11 (21.57%) Citrix
6 4 (7.84%) SonicWALL
6 4 (7.84%) Juniper
6 4 (7.84%) NetApp
6 4 (7.84%) McAfee
7 3 (5.88%) Dell
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) Sophos
9 1 (1.96%) Epicor
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Nortel
Carnforth
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Preston
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Lancashire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000 - £29100 per annum + Car, OT
Posted: 21 days ago