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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 44 29 45
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 185 271 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.55% 7.75% 5.96%
As % of the System Software category 52.56% 60.09% 44.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 199 163
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,909 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -1.51%
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
352 451 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 10.56% 12.89% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 308 352 318
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,570 £24,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,421 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.59%

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 9 February 2016.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in Leeds

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 373 (86.95%) Windows
2 304 (70.86%) Microsoft
3 231 (53.85%) VMware
4 210 (48.95%) MS Exchange
5 189 (44.06%) Windows Server
6 185 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 173 (40.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 167 (38.93%) ITIL
9 165 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 135 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2010
11 124 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
12 120 (27.97%) VPN
13 119 (27.74%) Citrix
14 118 (27.51%) SAN
15 116 (27.04%) SQL Server
16 115 (26.81%) DNS
17 109 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 109 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
18 95 (22.14%) Cisco
19 93 (21.68%) MS Office
20 88 (20.51%) Linux
21 87 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2013
22 80 (18.65%) TCP/IP
23 75 (17.48%) Skype for Business
24 74 (17.25%) MCSE
25 73 (17.02%) SQL
26 68 (15.85%) Windows 7
27 67 (15.62%) DHCP
28 66 (15.38%) Data Centre
29 64 (14.92%) NetApp

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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
1 210 (48.95%) MS Exchange
2 135 (31.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 87 (20.28%) Exchange Server 2013
4 75 (17.48%) Skype for Business
5 54 (12.59%) IIS
6 46 (10.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 40 (9.32%) SharePoint
8 23 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (3.26%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.86%) CMS
12 5 (1.17%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.70%) Confluence
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.47%) Apache
14 2 (0.47%) nginx
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 165 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 93 (21.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.93%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.47%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.32%) Office 365
2 19 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.70%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (27.97%) VPN
2 118 (27.51%) SAN
3 115 (26.81%) DNS
4 80 (18.65%) TCP/IP
5 67 (15.62%) DHCP
6 51 (11.89%) Firewall
7 41 (9.56%) NAS
8 33 (7.69%) Unified Communications
9 31 (7.23%) VoIP
10 27 (6.29%) Network Security
11 26 (6.06%) LAN
11 26 (6.06%) WAN
12 20 (4.66%) Telepresence
12 20 (4.66%) Wireless
13 18 (4.20%) Remote Desktop
14 17 (3.96%) Internet
15 15 (3.50%) SSL
16 14 (3.26%) VLAN
17 12 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (2.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 59 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (10.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (0.93%) MySQL
5 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.47%) GIS
7 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.47%) Riak
8 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.23%) MS Access
8 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.70%) JIRA
1 3 (0.70%) Phabricator
2 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (10.96%) Finance
2 27 (6.29%) Telecoms
3 20 (4.66%) Retail
4 16 (3.73%) Law
5 11 (2.56%) Back Office
5 11 (2.56%) Local Government
6 9 (2.10%) Legal
7 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 121 (28.21%) Analyst
2 95 (22.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (13.75%) Support Analyst
4 47 (10.96%) IT Engineer
5 46 (10.72%) Service Analyst
6 45 (10.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 39 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 39 (9.09%) IT Analyst
8 36 (8.39%) Technical Engineer
9 33 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 32 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 31 (7.23%) Technical Support
12 30 (6.99%) Technical Analyst
13 29 (6.76%) Technical Support Analyst
14 27 (6.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 27 (6.29%) Exchange Engineer
14 27 (6.29%) IT Support
15 26 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
16 23 (5.36%) Microsoft Engineer
17 22 (5.13%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.26%) .NET
1 14 (3.26%) LAMP
2 11 (2.56%) Web Services
3 4 (0.93%) COM
4 3 (0.70%) CSS
4 3 (0.70%) HTML
4 3 (0.70%) XMPP
5 2 (0.47%) J2EE
5 2 (0.47%) JRules
5 2 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.23%) WCF
6 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 66 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 47 (10.96%) Clustering
3 38 (8.86%) Blackberry
4 32 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
5 14 (3.26%) Performance Metrics
6 13 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 12 (2.80%) HP Storage
8 10 (2.33%) SecurID
9 7 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.63%) Cyberthreat
10 6 (1.40%) Driving Licence
10 6 (1.40%) PKI
11 5 (1.17%) e-Learning
11 5 (1.17%) User Experience
12 4 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (0.93%) NHS
12 4 (0.93%) Replication
13 3 (0.70%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.47%) CMDB
14 2 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 373 (86.95%) Windows
2 189 (44.06%) Windows Server
3 173 (40.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 124 (28.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (25.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (20.51%) Linux
7 68 (15.85%) Windows 7
8 40 (9.32%) Unix
9 26 (6.06%) Windows XP
10 20 (4.66%) Windows 8
11 14 (3.26%) Debian
12 13 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.86%) SUSE
14 7 (1.63%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.40%) CentOS
15 6 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.17%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.93%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.70%) Mac OS X
19 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (38.93%) ITIL
2 48 (11.19%) Load Balancing
3 39 (9.09%) Service Management
4 37 (8.62%) Change Control
5 31 (7.23%) Change Management
5 31 (7.23%) Presales
6 27 (6.29%) Problem Management
7 26 (6.06%) Service Delivery
8 25 (5.83%) Cybersecurity
9 21 (4.90%) ITSM
9 21 (4.90%) Technical Architecture
10 17 (3.96%) Mentoring
10 17 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (3.50%) Line Management
11 15 (3.50%) Project Management
12 14 (3.26%) Configuration Management
12 14 (3.26%) ITIL V3
13 13 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
14 12 (2.80%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.02%) SQL
2 63 (14.69%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.26%) Java
4 9 (2.10%) Perl
5 8 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.93%) C#
6 4 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.47%) PHP
7 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.23%) C
8 1 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) Python
8 1 (0.23%) VB
8 1 (0.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 109 (25.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (17.25%) MCSE
3 57 (13.29%) MCITP
4 28 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (5.36%) MCP
6 20 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (4.20%) CCNA
8 17 (3.96%) MCSA
9 13 (3.03%) Degree
10 9 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.63%) CCDA
11 7 (1.63%) CCNP
12 6 (1.40%) CCA
12 6 (1.40%) MCDST
13 5 (1.17%) CCIE
13 5 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (1.17%) MOS
14 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (13.75%) SLA
2 8 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.40%) COBIT
4 2 (0.47%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.23%) BS25999
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 185 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (10.02%) vSphere
3 42 (9.79%) Hyper-V
4 34 (7.93%) XenApp
5 14 (3.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 13 (3.03%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.56%) Terminal Server
8 10 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.63%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 5 (1.17%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
11 3 (0.70%) Xen
12 2 (0.47%) NFS
12 2 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.23%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.23%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 29 (6.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (5.59%) SCCM
3 23 (5.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 21 (4.90%) SCOM
5 13 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (2.33%) DameWare
6 10 (2.33%) Opsview
7 9 (2.10%) XenMobile
8 6 (1.40%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.40%) NetBackup
9 5 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.93%) AirWatch
10 4 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.70%) WSUS
12 2 (0.47%) Nagios
13 1 (0.23%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.23%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 304 (70.86%) Microsoft
2 231 (53.85%) VMware
3 119 (27.74%) Citrix
4 95 (22.14%) Cisco
5 64 (14.92%) NetApp
6 60 (13.99%) HP
7 45 (10.49%) CommVault
8 44 (10.26%) Symantec
9 29 (6.76%) Dell Compellent
10 25 (5.83%) Oracle
11 23 (5.36%) Red Hat
12 16 (3.73%) Civica
12 16 (3.73%) Veeam
13 14 (3.26%) EMC
13 14 (3.26%) MobileIron
14 13 (3.03%) CheckPoint
14 13 (3.03%) SolarWinds
15 10 (2.33%) Kaspersky
16 9 (2.10%) Dell
16 9 (2.10%) Mitel
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £29000 - £33000 per annum + Pension, Bonus and more
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Squire Patton Boggs
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car + competitive bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: £60k + 10% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% bonus & 3% benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Futurama Signs Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Medisoft Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum pension and generous holidays
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Plus Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitve benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago