The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 30 56 30
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 270 102 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 7.35% 3.95% 6.99%
As % of the System Software category 55.10% 39.08% 69.53%
Number of salaries quoted 209 90 127
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £17,450 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £33,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
System Software Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 261 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.34% 10.11% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 360 200 181
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
Active Directory
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 370 (78.89%) Windows
2 295 (62.90%) Microsoft
3 221 (47.12%) MS Exchange
4 197 (42.00%) VMware
5 193 (41.15%) MS Excel
6 179 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 169 (36.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 147 (31.34%) Citrix
9 136 (29.00%) ITIL
10 126 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 126 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 112 (23.88%) SQL Server
12 109 (23.24%) Cisco
13 104 (22.17%) MCSE
14 93 (19.83%) MS Office
15 89 (18.98%) SAN
16 80 (17.06%) SharePoint
16 80 (17.06%) Windows 7
17 79 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 78 (16.63%) Exchange Server 2010
18 78 (16.63%) NetApp
18 78 (16.63%) Firewall
19 76 (16.20%) Linux
20 73 (15.57%) DNS
21 70 (14.93%) Hyper-V
22 68 (14.50%) MCITP
23 67 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
24 60 (12.79%) SLA
25 58 (12.37%) Internet
25 58 (12.37%) Clustering

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 221 (47.12%) MS Exchange
2 80 (17.06%) SharePoint
3 78 (16.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 67 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 50 (10.66%) Lync
6 38 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 36 (7.68%) IIS
8 32 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (5.54%) Office Communications Server
10 15 (3.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 15 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 14 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (2.56%) Apache
13 10 (2.13%) IBM Notes
14 8 (1.71%) Tomcat
15 5 (1.07%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.85%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2000
17 3 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.64%) CMS
Applications
1 193 (41.15%) MS Excel
2 93 (19.83%) MS Office
3 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.43%) Line 500
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.33%) Office 365
2 12 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.71%) SaaS
4 5 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.85%) IaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 89 (18.98%) SAN
2 78 (16.63%) Firewall
3 73 (15.57%) DNS
4 58 (12.37%) Internet
5 53 (11.30%) NAS
6 36 (7.68%) TCP/IP
7 34 (7.25%) DHCP
8 31 (6.61%) LAN
9 30 (6.40%) WAN
10 28 (5.97%) Cisco IOS
10 28 (5.97%) VPN
11 21 (4.48%) Unified Communications
12 15 (3.20%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.92%) WAAS
13 9 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (1.92%) DMZ
14 8 (1.71%) FTP
15 7 (1.49%) Network Security
16 6 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
17 5 (1.07%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (23.88%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.07%) MySQL
7 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (0.64%) Maven
2 3 (0.64%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.43%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.21%) ERwin
General
1 45 (9.59%) Finance
2 10 (2.13%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.13%) Retail
3 9 (1.92%) Banking
4 4 (0.85%) Legal
5 2 (0.43%) Advertising
5 2 (0.43%) Games
6 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 144 (30.70%) Analyst
2 74 (15.78%) Support Analyst
3 48 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (9.81%) Consultant
5 37 (7.89%) Architect
5 37 (7.89%) Support Engineer
6 36 (7.68%) IT Support
7 34 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (6.61%) Service Analyst
8 31 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 31 (6.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 27 (5.76%) Technical Support
9 27 (5.76%) Technical Analyst
9 27 (5.76%) Infrastructure Architect
10 25 (5.33%) IT Security Analyst
10 25 (5.33%) Security Analyst
11 24 (5.12%) Technical Support Analyst
12 18 (3.84%) Microsoft Consultant
13 17 (3.62%) IT Support Analyst
14 15 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.99%) .NET
2 8 (1.71%) Web Services
3 5 (1.07%) LAMP
3 5 (1.07%) XML
3 5 (1.07%) XSL
4 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.43%) Middleware
5 2 (0.43%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.43%) .NET Compact Framework
5 2 (0.43%) WPF
5 2 (0.43%) Spring
6 1 (0.21%) WebCenter
6 1 (0.21%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (0.21%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 58 (12.37%) Clustering
2 31 (6.61%) Blackberry
3 26 (5.54%) Management Information System
4 17 (3.62%) iPad
4 17 (3.62%) iPhone
5 13 (2.77%) Statistics
6 11 (2.35%) EqualLogic
7 10 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (1.71%) PKI
9 6 (1.28%) Replication
10 5 (1.07%) Celerra
10 5 (1.07%) CMDB
10 5 (1.07%) CLARiiON
11 4 (0.85%) FlexPod
12 3 (0.64%) Fat Client
12 3 (0.64%) PDA
12 3 (0.64%) Social Media
12 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.64%) N-Tier
13 2 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 370 (78.89%) Windows
2 179 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 80 (17.06%) Windows 7
5 79 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (16.20%) Linux
7 44 (9.38%) UNIX
7 44 (9.38%) Windows XP
8 17 (3.62%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.92%) Android
11 8 (1.71%) CentOS
11 8 (1.71%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.71%) Ubuntu
12 5 (1.07%) Debian
13 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.85%) SELinux
14 3 (0.64%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (29.00%) ITIL
2 35 (7.46%) Change Control
2 35 (7.46%) Load Balancing
3 30 (6.40%) Migration
4 29 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (6.18%) Technical Architecture
5 26 (5.54%) Information Security
6 25 (5.33%) TOGAF
7 24 (5.12%) Change Management
7 24 (5.12%) Time Management
8 22 (4.69%) E-Commerce
9 20 (4.26%) Incident Management
9 20 (4.26%) Project Management
10 18 (3.84%) CRM
10 18 (3.84%) Service Delivery
10 18 (3.84%) Problem Management
10 18 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
10 18 (3.84%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (3.20%) High Availability
12 14 (2.99%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (10.45%) SQL
2 29 (6.18%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.56%) Java
4 9 (1.92%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.71%) C#
6 6 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.07%) VBScript
8 4 (0.85%) C
8 4 (0.85%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.43%) Python
9 2 (0.43%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (26.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 104 (22.17%) MCSE
3 68 (14.50%) MCITP
4 40 (8.53%) MCSA
5 38 (8.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
7 33 (7.04%) CCA
8 32 (6.82%) CCNA
8 32 (6.82%) Degree
9 21 (4.48%) MCTS
10 19 (4.05%) MCP
11 14 (2.99%) CISSP
11 14 (2.99%) CCEE
11 14 (2.99%) NCDA
12 13 (2.77%) Security Cleared
13 11 (2.35%) CCEA
14 9 (1.92%) NCIE
14 9 (1.92%) VTSP
15 8 (1.71%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.79%) SLA
2 16 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.20%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.07%) HL7
5 3 (0.64%) QA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.21%) COBIT
System Software
1 169 (36.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (14.93%) Hyper-V
3 55 (11.73%) XenApp
4 42 (8.96%) VMware ESX
5 38 (8.10%) XenServer
6 35 (7.46%) vSphere
7 32 (6.82%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 11 (2.35%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.92%) vCloud
11 7 (1.49%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (0.85%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.85%) UAG
12 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.43%) NFS
13 2 (0.43%) MetaFrame
13 2 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.21%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (10.45%) SCCM
2 21 (4.48%) SCOM
3 10 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 10 (2.13%) ZABBIX
4 8 (1.71%) NetBackup
4 8 (1.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 7 (1.49%) WSUS
5 7 (1.49%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.28%) SCDPM
7 5 (1.07%) XenMobile
7 5 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (0.85%) YUM
9 3 (0.64%) Nessus
9 3 (0.64%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.64%) SCSM
9 3 (0.64%) MOM
9 3 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 295 (62.90%) Microsoft
2 197 (42.00%) VMware
3 147 (31.34%) Citrix
4 109 (23.24%) Cisco
5 78 (16.63%) NetApp
6 40 (8.53%) EMC
7 36 (7.68%) HP
8 27 (5.76%) CommVault
9 26 (5.54%) Symantec
10 25 (5.33%) IBM
11 24 (5.12%) F5
12 20 (4.26%) AppSense
13 18 (3.84%) Dell
14 17 (3.62%) Juniper
15 15 (3.20%) CheckPoint
16 13 (2.77%) Sage
17 12 (2.56%) Red Hat
18 11 (2.35%) Pegasus
19 10 (2.13%) Lotus
20 8 (1.71%) Oracle
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