The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 37 25 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +30
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 224 286 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 6.27% 7.65% 4.28%
As % of the System Software category 58.33% 56.97% 41.54%
Number of salaries quoted 202 203 99
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
384 502 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.75% 13.43% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 335 348 198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in Leeds

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 363 (79.26%) Windows
2 271 (59.17%) Microsoft
3 268 (58.52%) VMware
4 231 (50.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 195 (42.58%) MS Exchange
6 189 (41.27%) MS Excel
7 162 (35.37%) ITIL
8 158 (34.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 131 (28.60%) DNS
10 126 (27.51%) Cisco
11 124 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 110 (24.02%) Linux
13 104 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 103 (22.49%) Citrix
15 91 (19.87%) SAN
16 89 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 88 (19.21%) DHCP
18 85 (18.56%) SQL Server
19 81 (17.69%) VPN
20 80 (17.47%) HP
21 77 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
22 73 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
23 72 (15.72%) Windows 7
24 71 (15.50%) MS Office
25 65 (14.19%) Lync
26 63 (13.76%) PowerShell
26 63 (13.76%) NetApp
27 61 (13.32%) WAN
28 58 (12.66%) MCSE
29 56 (12.23%) SQL

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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
1 195 (42.58%) MS Exchange
2 124 (27.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (14.19%) Lync
5 43 (9.39%) SharePoint
6 40 (8.73%) IIS
7 24 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 22 (4.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (3.06%) CMS
10 11 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.53%) IBM Notes
12 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.44%) Apache
13 2 (0.44%) Confluence
13 2 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 189 (41.27%) MS Excel
2 71 (15.50%) MS Office
3 19 (4.15%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (6.33%) Office 365
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.87%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.87%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (28.60%) DNS
2 91 (19.87%) SAN
3 88 (19.21%) DHCP
4 81 (17.69%) VPN
5 61 (13.32%) WAN
6 55 (12.01%) Firewall
7 48 (10.48%) LAN
8 43 (9.39%) VoIP
9 42 (9.17%) NAS
10 41 (8.95%) TCP/IP
11 32 (6.99%) Unified Communications
12 30 (6.55%) Network Security
13 22 (4.80%) Cisco IOS
14 20 (4.37%) MPLS
15 19 (4.15%) IP Telephony
16 17 (3.71%) Internet
17 16 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
18 8 (1.75%) SSL
18 8 (1.75%) FTP
19 7 (1.53%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (18.56%) SQL Server
2 34 (7.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (2.62%) Apache Cassandra
4 12 (2.62%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.62%) Riak
4 12 (2.62%) MySQL
5 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.09%) MSI
2 3 (0.66%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.44%) JIRA
3 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (8.95%) Telecoms
2 27 (5.90%) Finance
3 14 (3.06%) Legal
4 13 (2.84%) Retail
5 7 (1.53%) Law
6 4 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 122 (26.64%) Analyst
2 108 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (9.61%) Support Analyst
4 42 (9.17%) Service Analyst
5 41 (8.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 39 (8.52%) Architect
7 29 (6.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 28 (6.11%) Technical Engineer
9 27 (5.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (5.68%) Technical Support
11 24 (5.24%) Administrator
12 23 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
13 20 (4.37%) Applications Support
13 20 (4.37%) Support Engineer
14 18 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
14 18 (3.93%) Windows Administrator
14 18 (3.93%) Windows Systems Administrator
15 16 (3.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.28%) .NET
2 9 (1.97%) Application Packaging
3 8 (1.75%) LAMP
4 4 (0.87%) Web Services
5 3 (0.66%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.44%) HTML
6 2 (0.44%) XML
6 2 (0.44%) XSL
6 2 (0.44%) XMPP
6 2 (0.44%) RESTful
7 1 (0.22%) EDI
7 1 (0.22%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (7.42%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (6.33%) Blackberry
3 29 (6.33%) Clustering
4 19 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (3.06%) GIS
6 8 (1.75%) Replication
6 8 (1.75%) HP Storage
7 7 (1.53%) SecurID
7 7 (1.53%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.31%) Statistics
9 5 (1.09%) IVR
10 4 (0.87%) NHS
10 4 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.66%) iPad
12 2 (0.44%) Photography
12 2 (0.44%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.22%) User Experience
13 1 (0.22%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.22%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 363 (79.26%) Windows
2 158 (34.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (24.02%) Linux
4 104 (22.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (19.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 72 (15.72%) Windows 7
7 54 (11.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (6.77%) Windows 8
8 31 (6.77%) UNIX
9 27 (5.90%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.75%) Debian
10 8 (1.75%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.87%) Android
11 4 (0.87%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.66%) Solaris
12 3 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.44%) AIX
13 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (35.37%) ITIL
2 46 (10.04%) Load Balancing
3 26 (5.68%) Service Management
3 26 (5.68%) TOGAF
4 23 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (4.59%) Asset Management
6 20 (4.37%) Service Delivery
7 19 (4.15%) CRM
8 18 (3.93%) E-Commerce
8 18 (3.93%) Release Management
9 17 (3.71%) Project Management
10 16 (3.49%) Change Management
10 16 (3.49%) Incident Management
10 16 (3.49%) Change Control
11 15 (3.28%) Time Management
12 14 (3.06%) Problem Management
12 14 (3.06%) Migration
12 14 (3.06%) Business Continuity
13 13 (2.84%) Technical Architecture
13 13 (2.84%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (13.76%) PowerShell
2 56 (12.23%) SQL
3 18 (3.93%) Perl
3 18 (3.93%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.18%) T-SQL
5 4 (0.87%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.87%) Java
6 3 (0.66%) C#
6 3 (0.66%) VB
6 3 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (12.66%) MCSE
3 28 (6.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (5.68%) MCITP
5 23 (5.02%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.49%) MCSA
7 15 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.06%) ISEB
9 10 (2.18%) MCP
9 10 (2.18%) CCNA
10 8 (1.75%) MCTS
10 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
11 7 (1.53%) CCNP
12 5 (1.09%) Degree
13 4 (0.87%) MCDST
14 3 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
14 3 (0.66%) HP ASE
15 2 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 2 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.52%) SLA
2 10 (2.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.66%) QA
5 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 231 (50.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (9.61%) vSphere
3 43 (9.39%) VMware ESX
4 39 (8.52%) Hyper-V
5 31 (6.77%) XenApp
6 19 (4.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (3.49%) Terminal Services
8 13 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (1.97%) XenDesktop
11 5 (1.09%) XenServer
12 3 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (0.44%) Firmware
13 2 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.44%) vCloud
13 2 (0.44%) KVM
14 1 (0.22%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (10.92%) SCCM
2 29 (6.33%) SCOM
3 18 (3.93%) Puppet
4 14 (3.06%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (2.84%) Backup Exec
6 8 (1.75%) DameWare
6 8 (1.75%) AirWatch
7 7 (1.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.09%) XenMobile
8 5 (1.09%) Opsview
9 4 (0.87%) WSUS
10 3 (0.66%) ZENworks
11 2 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
11 2 (0.44%) Cacti
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.44%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.44%) SCDPM
11 2 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 271 (59.17%) Microsoft
2 268 (58.52%) VMware
3 126 (27.51%) Cisco
4 103 (22.49%) Citrix
5 80 (17.47%) HP
6 63 (13.76%) NetApp
7 54 (11.79%) Red Hat
8 38 (8.30%) EMC
9 30 (6.55%) CheckPoint
10 27 (5.90%) IBM
11 26 (5.68%) F5
12 25 (5.46%) Symantec
13 24 (5.24%) CommVault
14 17 (3.71%) Oracle
14 17 (3.71%) Dell Compellent
15 12 (2.62%) Infoblox
16 11 (2.40%) Dell
17 10 (2.18%) Juniper
17 10 (2.18%) Civica
17 10 (2.18%) Veeam
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